Get ready for an adventurous trip to Sandia Peak tramway located on the outline of the city Albuquerque. Sandia Peak Aerial Tramway will transport you for a distance of 2.7 miles above deep canyons and breathtaking landscapes. This aerial tram stretches from the northeast edge of the city to the Sandia Mountains. As the tramway’s route ascends you will see something new and exciting. You can come here to see the panoramic views of snow, lush green forests and breathe in the fresh mountain air. It will take around 15 minutes to ride for one side. Once you reach, there are plenty of things to do.



Aerial Tramway

Tramway ride is only about 15 minutes in one direction that offers numerous views of nature. On both sides of the tramway top, there are restaurants available for the visitors. After the scenic ride, you can eat food or have a drink to energize yourself.


Ski Area & Hiking Trail

During winters you can hit the 25 miles of slopes with adventurous activities in the Ski Area. It is a budget-friendly place for skiing with wide trails. On the other hand, you reach here in summer don’t get disappointed. You can explore the beauty of the Sandia Mountains from hundreds of hiking trails. The length and difficulty of trails are different for each trail.


Gift Shop

Take a look at the Sandia Tram Gift Shop. It is the perfect place to grab some gifts for your loved ones. The shop consists of the various signature piece that will memorize you Sandia Peak Tramway. From jewelry to the shirt and home decoration items there are plenty of items available in the shop.


  • Around millions of passengers have reached the top of Sandia Peak via Sandia Peak Tramway.
  • It took around 2 years to convert it from idea to construction.
  • The cables of the tram are supported by only two towers between the terminals.



In just a few minutes your body and mind will feel fresh after reaching this place. There are many year-round options of activities at the top of Sandia Peak. During summer you can enjoy trail hiking, biking, and backpacking. Additionally, in winter skiing is the best option for the visitors.


What to expect

The opening timings are from 9:00 am morning till 8:00 pm evening. The trip will cost you around $25 round-trip and $15 one-way. There are special discounts for children, students, and seniors. Due to limited capacity tickets are limited and you may have to wait for your turn.


Plan your visit

Tram Tickets become available for purchase online 24 hours. It is advised to purchase the tickets day before arrival online from the website. Tickets can also be purchased after reaching there. It is open every day except Tuesday, Thanksgiving, and Christmas. You cannot take your vehicle there; the tram is accessible by car, bicycle, or foot only.

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