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Rocky Mountaineer USA: Rockies to Red Rocks

Rocky Mountaineer USA: Rockies to Red Rocks

September 21, 2021 – September 29, 2021
Denver to Las Vegas
Southwest Wonders by Rail: Rockies to Red Rocks
$4936 per person, based on Double occupancy

Enjoy two days of extraordinary landscapes onboard Rocky Mountaineer; explore
the natural wonders and history of this spectacular region with awe-inspiring sightseeing tours and activities.

On March 25th, we visited with Rocky Mountaineer’s Paul Corrigan and learned more about this specific journey. If you were unable to join us for the presentation, please see the recording below:

Day-by-day Itinerary

Itinerary

Day 1: Denver

9 Days/ 8 Nights

Transfer from the airport to your hotel. After checking in, explore Denver on your own. The LoDo district, with wonderful shops and restaurants, is within walking distance of your hotel. Overnight at Maven Hotel, Denver or similar.

Day 2: Denver to Glenwood Springs (B,L)

Board the Rocky Mountaineer in Denver to start your rail journey. Cross the Continental Divide as you take in the spectacular views of rugged canyons and Colorado River before arriving at the resort town of Glenwood Springs. Breakfast and lunch included onboard. Overnight in Glenwood Springs. Hotel to be confirmed 30 days prior to stay.

Day 3: Glenwood Springs to Moab (B,L)

Board the Rocky Mountaineer in Denver to start your rail journey. Cross the Continental Divide as you take in the spectacular views of rugged canyons and Colorado River before arriving at the resort town of Glenwood Springs. Breakfast and lunch included onboard. Overnight in Glenwood Springs. Hotel to be confirmed 30 days prior to stay.

Day 4: Moab (B,D)

Tour the highlights of Arches National Park. The unique geology of the area created the highest concentration of natural arches in the world with over 2,000 named arches within the park boundary. After the tour, enjoy free time to explore Moab and have lunch on your own. In the afternoon, join the group for a Jet Boat Ride on the mighty Colorado River through spectacular red rock canyons and learn about the river’s ecosystem, geology and history. Enjoy dinner with a million-dollar view at the Sunset Grill. Overnight at HooDoo Moab, Curio Collection by Hilton or similar.

Day 5: Moab to Page Via Monument Valley (B,L,D)

Depart Moab and travel to Monument Valley, a sacred place to the Navajo. Your Navajo guide will take you for a scenic tour of the area to see the sights, experience the culture and traditions. An optional hike to Horseshoe Bend in Lake Powell National Recreation Area is available this afternoon. Overnight at Lake Powell Resort, Page or similar.

Day 6: Page (B)

This morning tour through Antelope Canyon to admire its mysterious and haunting beauty. In the afternoon, enjoy a scenic cruise on Lake Powell and see the contrast of the red rock walls and emerald blue waters. A visit to Glen Canyon Dam Visitors Center included. Evening at leisure. Overnight at Lake Powell Resort, Page or similar.

Day 7: Page to Bryce Canyon via Grand Canyon (B,D)

Enjoy a scenic drive and travel through Marble Canyon and pass Vermillion Cliffs before climbing the Kaibab Plateau and entering the Grand Canyon National Park North Rim, a UNESCO World Heritage site. Have lunch on your own at Grand Canyon Lodge and have a walk out to Bright Angel Point. In the afternoon, visit Bryce Canyon National Park for sightseeing. The vibrant colours and unearthly shapes of Bryce Canyon spark the imagination. Later tonight, join the group for a private Stargazing Experience with local astronomers to explore the wonders of the night sky and our universe. Overnight at Best Western Bryce Canyon Grand Hotel or similar.

Day 8: Bryce Canyon to Las Vegas via Zion (B)

Return to Bryce Canyon National Park for a morning view before visiting Utah’s oldest and most famous Zion National Park to admire massive 2,000-foot high formations and towers, the Mount Carmel Tunnel, Zion Canyon and the Virgin River. Check in at your Las Vegas hotel later this afternoon and enjoy the rest of the day on your own. Overnight at Caesars Palace Casino Resort, Las Vegas or similar.

Day 9: Las Vegas

Transfer to the Las Vegas Airport for your departure home.

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