Onboard Rocky Mountaineer
Onboard Rocky Mountaineer
Zion National Park & Bryce Canyon
Zion National Park & Bryce Canyon
Delicate Arch in Arches National Park, Utah
Delicate Arch in Arches National Park, Utah
Mount Garfield Colorado
Mount Garfield Colorado
Bryce Canyon National park at sunrise, Utah
Bryce Canyon National park at sunrise, Utah
Beautiful valleys in Zion National Park
Beautiful valleys in Zion National Park

Rocky Mountaineer Rockies to the Red Rocks Explorer

6 nights from €3,999 per person Including Flights

Overview

From August 2021 the famous Rocky Mountaineer will be travelling a new and stunning rail route through the American Rockies between Denver in Colorado and Moab in Utah. Taking this slow-paced rail journey through some of the world’s most spectacular scenery must be close to the top of any travel wish-list. Leaving Denver you will travel through stunning canyons such as Red Canyon, Byers and Glenwood Canyon. You’ll spot wildlife such as mountain lions, bears and big-horn sheep. After a night in the charming resort of Glenwood Springs, you’ll re-board the train for a delicious breakfast, marvel at the sight of Mount Garfield and then raise a toast as you cross the border from Colorado into Utah. You will see views of the Book Cliff Mountains and La Sal Mountains that are only accessible by rail or river, before arriving into Moab.

In Moab you will leave the train and begin the second part of your adventure by coach through the stunning national parks of Utah. You will explore the superb natural sandstone arches of Arches National Park, the mysterious rock formations called Hoodoos of Bryce Canyon National Park and the soaring mounts and lush valley’s of Zion National Park. Your tour ends in Las Vegas where you can extend your stay to enjoy more of this fun destination. (RMR)

Highlights

  • Board Rocky Mountaineer for a unique journey by rail, following the route of Colorado River, through the Rockies, crossing the Continental Divide, journeying through Colorado into Utah
  • Enjoy breakfast and lunch on board Rocky Mountaineer, as you watch the beautiful landscapes through the custom-designed glass-dome carriage, including a selection of wines and beverages
  • Experience the fun city of Denver and charming spa town of Glenwood Springs
  • Explore the national parks of Arches, Bryce Canyon and Zion on fully guided tours

Itinerary Overview

Fly to Denver 1 night – Rocky Mountaineer to Glenwood Springs 1 night – Rocky Mountaineer to Moab 2 nights with tour of Arches National Park – Coach to Bryce Canyon 1 night – Coach to Zion National Park then Las Vegas 1 night (or longer if you choose)



 

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  • In resort assistance & 24 hour contact centre
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Day 1

Fly to Denver

Arrive in Denver, known as the Mile High City and also the Napa Valley of Craft Beer! Transfer to your hotel for the night.

Hotels: Crawford Hotel or Oxford Hotel or Maven Hotel (supplements may apply depending on hotel choice)

Day 2

Denver - Glenwood Springs

Transfer to the station and board the Rocky Mountaineer train. Take in the spectacular views as you leave Denver and journey towards the Continental Divide. Admire the rugged canyons and the Colorado River before arriving in the charming resort town of Glenwood Springs. After disembarking Rocky Mountaineer, it's just a short walk to your overnight hotel in Glenwood Springs (your luggage will be transported for you).

Day 3

Glenwood Springs - Moab

Depart Glenwood Springs on board the Rocky Mountaineer. Cross the Colorado-Utah border with stunning mountain views in the background. Red sandstone landscapes emerge as you approach Moab. Enjoy a half-day guided tour of Canyonlands National Park and Dead Horse Point State Park in the afternoon. Overnight in Moab.

Hotels: Moab Hilton Hoodoo Curio or Homewood Suites or Hyatt Place (supplements may apply depending on hotel choice)

Day 4

Arches National Park

Enjoy a guided tour of the Arches National Park, one of Utahs Mighty 5 national parks, where you can marvel at the famous red sandstone arches.

Overnight in Moab

Day 5

Moab - Bryce Canyon National Park

Explore Bryce Canyon National Park with a guided tour. View the largest collection of hoodoos in the world from the multiple viewpoints in Bryce Canyon, including Rainbow Point, Inspiration Point and Natural Bridge, plus an easy rim walk between Sunset Point and Sunrise Point. Overnight in Bryce Canyon National Park.

Day 6

Bryce Canyon National Park – Zion National Park – Las Vegas

Today you will take a scenic coach tour from Bryce Canyon to Zion National Park, seeing the glorious towering mountains and red canyons. Then its onwards to Las Vegas for the night.

Hotel: The Mirage Las Vegas

Day 7

Las Vegas departure

It’s time to depart or you can choose to stay in Vegas for another night or two – speak to our team of experts to tailormake your holiday.

 

  • International flights
  • Hotel accommodation for 6 nights
  • 5 breakfasts, 2 lunches, 2 dinners
  • Two day rail journey onboard the Rocky Mountaineer
  • Transfer from Rocky Mountaineer to your hotel in Moab
  • Guided coach tours of Arches National Park, Bryce Canyon National Park and Zion National Park
  • Train transportation from Denver to Glenwood Spring and to Moab
  • Coach transportation from Moab to Las Vegas

What's not included

  • Airport transfers
  • Transfers to and from your hotel and Rocky Mountaineer in Denver and Glenwood Springs but it is just a short walk (arrangements will be made for luggage and for guests with mobility issues)

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