Take a Turquoise Tour to Mount Chalchihuitl
If you're in New Mexico (or planning to be) and you'd like to see a historic turquoise mine, be sure to schedule a tour of the Mount Chalchihuitl site.
Mount Chalchihuitl dates back to 900 AD and was worked extensively during the 1300-1400's AD. It is the oldest turquoise property in the Cerrillos Hills. The tour takes 2 hours. The cost is $60.00 per person (cash only) with a maximum of 4 persons per tour. You will need sturdy shoes, hat, water and camera for the great photographic opportunities. This is a remote site and you need to be a good walker.
This is an Eco-friendly tour where you enjoy the beauty of what is there.
Your tour also includes free admission to the Cerrillos Turquoise Mining Museum and to the museum's rock yard. Please e-mail or call us in advance to make a reservation:
Todd Brown - Cerrillos, New Mexico Call (505) 438-3008 or Email Us