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ROCKY MOUNTAINEER – THE ROCKIES TO RED ROCKS

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TRAIN DATES:
2021 – FROM DENVER TO MOAB (WESTBOUND)*
AUGUST 15, 18, 22, 25, 29
SEPTEMBER 01, 05, 08, 12, 15, 19, 22, 26, 29
OCTOBER 03, 06, 10, 13, 17, 20, 24, 27, 31
NOVEMBER 03, 07, 10, 14, 17

DURATION: From 2 Days/1 Night to to 8 Days/7 Nights

EMBARK: DENVER, CO
DISEMBARK: MOAB, UT
*OR REVERSE ITINERARY from MOAB to DENVER ONE DAY LATER

FROM: $1,250 Silverleaf Service
$1,645 Silverleaf Plus Service

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All about the ROCKY MOUNTAINEER – THE ROCKIES TO RED ROCKS.

EXPLORE THE AMERICAN SOUTHWEST

Rocky Mountaineer’s newest rail route, Rockies to the Red Rocks, pairs their world-class service with the stunning landscapes of the American Southwest. Operating from August to November, they will be venturing between the towering Colorado Rockies in Denver, passing vast canyons and chromatic deserts, to the mesmerizing red sandstone rock formations in Moab, Utah. Join us onboard for this inaugural season and get the adventure you crave with the exceptional service you deserve. After all, if you’re going to see an extraordinary place, you want an extraordinary way to see it.

Discover some of the most stunning destinations of the American Southwest along the new route. From the stunning national parks in Moab and the quaint town of Glenwood Springs, to the vibrant city of Denver, you’ll want to explore it all.

At Rocky Mountaineer, exceptional service is part of every journey. From the moment you set foot onboard, our Hostsare passionate about elevating your experience—whether it’s ensuring your ongoing comfort, topping up your glass of wine or captivating you with knowledge about the spectacular scenery, it’s an experience you’ll remember.

Our newest route, Rockies to the Red Rocks, is offered in our exceptional SilverLeaf Service. Sit back and relax in our expansive, custom‑designed, glass-dome coaches. Dine on delicious, regionally‑inspired cuisine, and alcoholic and non‑alcoholic beverages delivered right to your seat. Enjoy the luxury of train travel by day, then sleep soundly in the comfort of a hotel at night. When you travel with Rocky Mountaineer, you get the best of both worlds: maximum views, and maximum comfort.

MOAB
Home to Arches and Canyonlands National Parks, Moab is surrounded by some of the world’s most stunning, natural red sandstone landscapes. Visitors can experience its small town hospitality, unique scenery, exciting year-round events and festivals, with a great collection of restaurants, microbreweries, shops and galleries.

GLENWOOD SPRINGS
Famous for its geothermal hot springs and year-round outdoor activities, it’s a vibrant place to explore. Glenwood Springs is in the heart of the Colorado Rocky Mountains and offers plenty of things to do in the historic town, including a dynamic dining and entertainment scene.

DENVER
Nicknamed Mile High City because its official elevation is exactly one mile above sea level, Denver is the perfect blend of urban experiences and natural beauty. From a thriving arts and culture scene to sports and recreation, its diverse attractions offer unique and unforgettable experiences.

COUNTRIES: United States

 

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CLICK BELOW FOR INDIVIDUAL ITINERARY FLYER:
The tour package inclusions and exclusions at a glance
What is included in this tour?Items that are included in the cost of tour price.
  • Comfortable hotel accommodations
  • House beverages including beer, wine and spirits aboard train
  • Two day Rail journey between Denver, CO and Moab, UT
  • Guided tours with admissions/entry fees per itinerary

Whats not included in this tour.Items that are not included in the cost of tour price.
  • Beverages beyond house beverages
  • Gratuities to staff, drivers, and guides
  • Airfare
  • Items of personal nature, gift shop purchases
  • Pre and post tour extensions and hotels
  • Travel and Emergency Evacuation Insurance

  1. TWO DAY/ONE NIGHT RAIL JOURNEY BETWEEN DENVER AND MOAB SILVERLEAF TRAIN AND ONE NIGHT HOTEL - DENVER – GLENWOOD SPRINGS - MOAB, UT

    DAY 1 – Depart Denver at 9:00 AM. Before long, you’ll  be taking in the scenic views of the Gross Reservoir dam. The train will slowly gain elevation before reaching the Continental Divide, cutting through 10 kilometers (6.3 miles) of mountainous terrain via Moffat Tunnel. You’ll continue along the Colorado River through more rugged landscapes and canyons, including the picturesque Byers and Gore canyons. Keep your eyes peeled for wildlife as you may get a glimpse of one of the creatures native to these canyons. You will then pull into Glenwood Springs about 5:00 PM. Transfer to your hotel and relax overnight. (B, L)


    DAY 2 – DEPART GLENWWOD SPRINGS AT 7:00 AM. Your journey begins as you head southeast past mountain vistas and desert cliffs. The rugged landscapes continue as you pass by Parachute Creek and Mount Logan towards De Beque Canyon, a 24 kilometer (15 mile) long narrow canyon with stair-step cliffs of sedimentary rock layers. Continuing east, you’ll pass by Mount Garfield, the highest point of the Book Cliffs. These sandstone cliffs and mountains stretch 320 kilometers (200 miles) from east to west and mark the crossing from Colorado to Utah. Breathtaking red rock formations emerge as you approach Moab, the gateway to Utah’s Arches and Canyonlands National Parks. Arrival to Moab is scheduled for Noon.  End of arrangements. (B)

    TRAIN DATES:  

    2021 – FROM DENVER (WESTBOUND)*

    AUG 15, 18, 22, 25, 29; SEP 01, 05, 08, 12, 15, 19, 22, 26, 29

    OCT 03, 06, 10, 13, 17, 20, 24, 27, 31; NOV 03, 07, 10, 14, 17

    DURATION:  2 Days/1 Night

    EMBARK:  DENVER, CO

    DISEMBARK:  MOAB, UT
    *OR REVERSE ITINERARY ONE DAY LATER

    RATES per person Double:

    SILVERLEAF – $1,250 (tax incl)

    SILVERLEAF PLUS – $1,745 (tax incl)

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  2. FOUR DAY/THREE NIGHT RAIL JOURNEY BETWEEN DENVER AND MOAB SILVERLEAF TRAIN AND 3-NIGHTS HOTELS DENVER – GLENWOOD SPRINGS - MOAB, UT

    DAY 1 – ARRIVE DENVER AND CHECK IN TO YOUR HOTEL Enjoy exploring Denver on your own. Overnight Denver Hotel.

    DAY 1 – Depart Denver at 9:00 AM. Before long, you’ll  be taking in the scenic views of the Gross Reservoir dam. The train will slowly gain elevation before reaching the Continental Divide, cutting through 10 kilometers (6.3 miles) of mountainous terrain via Moffat Tunnel. You’ll continue along the Colorado River through more rugged landscapes and canyons, including the picturesque Byers and Gore canyons. Keep your eyes peeled for wildlife as you may get a glimpse of one of the creatures native to these canyons. You will then pull into Glenwood Springs about 5:00 PM. Transfer to your hotel and relax overnight. (B, L)


    DAY 2 – DEPART GLENWWOD SPRINGS AT 7:00 AM. Your journey begins as you head southeast past mountain vistas and desert cliffs. The rugged landscapes continue as you pass by Parachute Creek and Mount Logan towards De Beque Canyon, a 24 kilometer (15 mile) long narrow canyon with stair-step cliffs of sedimentary rock layers. Continuing east, you’ll pass by Mount Garfield, the highest point of the Book Cliffs. These sandstone cliffs and mountains stretch 320 kilometers (200 miles) from east to west and mark the crossing from Colorado to Utah. Breathtaking red rock formations emerge as you approach Moab, the gateway to Utah’s Arches and Canyonlands National Parks. Arrival to Moab is scheduled for Noon. (B)

    DAY 4 – ARRANGEMENTS END AS YOU CHECK OUT OF YOUR HOTEL

    TOUR DATES:  

    2021 – FROM DENVER (WESTBOUND)*

    AUG 14, 17, 21, 24, 28, 31; SEP 04, 07, 11, 14, 18, 21, 25, 28

    OCT 02, 05, 9, 12, 16, 19, 23, 26, 30; NOV 02, 06, 9, 13, 16

     DURATION: 4 Days/3 Nights

     EMBARK:  DENVER, CO

    DISEMBARK:  MOAB, UT
    *OR REVERSE ITINERARY ONE DAY LATER

    RATES per person Double:

    SILVERLEAF – $1,586 + tax

    SILVERLEAF PLUS – $2,081 + tax

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  3. FIVE-DAY/FOUR-NIGHT PROGRAM SILVERLEAF TRAIN AND 4-NIGHTS HOTELS DENVER – GLENWOOD SPRINGS - MOAB, UT - SALT LAKE CITY/LAS VEGAS

    DAY 1 – ARRIVE DENVER AND CHECK IN TO YOUR HOTEL Enjoy exploring Denver on your own. Overnight Denver Hotel.

    DAY 1 – Depart Denver at 9:00 AM. Before long, you’ll  be taking in the scenic views of the Gross Reservoir dam. The train will slowly gain elevation before reaching the Continental Divide, cutting through 10 kilometers (6.3 miles) of mountainous terrain via Moffat Tunnel. You’ll continue along the Colorado River through more rugged landscapes and canyons, including the picturesque Byers and Gore canyons. Keep your eyes peeled for wildlife as you may get a glimpse of one of the creatures native to these canyons. You will then pull into Glenwood Springs about 5:00 PM. Transfer to your hotel and relax overnight. (B, L)

    DAY 2 – DEPART GLENWWOD SPRINGS AT 7:00 AM.
    Your journey begins as you head southeast past mountain vistas and desert cliffs. The rugged landscapes continue as you pass by Parachute Creek and Mount Logan towards De Beque Canyon, a 24 kilometer (15 mile) long narrow canyon with stair-step cliffs of sedimentary rock layers. Continuing east, you’ll pass by Mount Garfield, the highest point of the Book Cliffs. These sandstone cliffs and mountains stretch 320 kilometers (200 miles) from east to west and mark the crossing from Colorado to Utah. Breathtaking red rock formations emerge as you approach Moab, the gateway to Utah’s Arches and Canyonlands National Parks. Arrival to Moab is scheduled for Noon. (B)

    DAY 4 –TRANSFER TO LAS VEGAS OR SALT LAKE CITY – OVERNIGHT
    Transfer via motorcoach or private car to your included hotel in Las Vegas or Salt Lake City. Overnight.

    DAY 5 – END OF ARRANGEMENTS
    Your tour arrangements end upon checkout this morning.

    TOUR DATES:  

    2021 – EITHER DIRECTION

    AUG 14, 17, 21, 24, 28, 31; SEP 04, 07, 11, 14, 18, 21, 25, 28;

    OCT 02, 05, 9, 12, 16, 19, 23, 26, 30; NOV 02, 06, 9, 13, 16

    DURATION: 5 Days/4 Nights

    BEGIN:  DENVER, CO

    END:  SALT LAKE CITY/LAS VEGAS
    OR REVERSE ITINERARY

    RATES per person Double:

    Silverleaf $1,940+tax – Las Vegas

     $1,808+tax – Salt Lake City

    Silverleaf Plus $2,335+tax  – Las Vegas

    $2,203+tax – Salt Lake City

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  4. SIX-DAY/FIVE-NIGHT PROGRAM SILVERLEAF TRAIN AND 5-NIGHTS HOTELS DENVER – GLENWOOD SPRINGS - MOAB, UT (2)- SALT LAKE CITY

    DAY 1 – ARRIVE DENVER AND CHECK IN TO YOUR HOTEL
    Enjoy exploring Denver on your own.
    Overnight Denver Hotel.

    DAY 2 – Depart Denver at 9:00 AM. Before long, you’ll  be taking in the scenic views of the Gross Reservoir dam. The train will slowly gain elevation before reaching the Continental Divide, cutting through 10 kilometers (6.3 miles) of mountainous terrain via Moffat Tunnel. You’ll continue along the Colorado River through more rugged landscapes and canyons, including the picturesque Byers and Gore canyons. Keep your eyes peeled for wildlife as you may get a glimpse of one of the creatures native to these canyons. You will then pull into Glenwood Springs about 5:00 PM. Transfer to your hotel and relax overnight. (B, L)

    DAY 3 – DEPART GLENWWOD SPRINGS AT 7:00 AM.
    Your journey begins as you head southeast past mountain vistas and desert cliffs. The rugged landscapes continue as you pass by Parachute Creek and Mount Logan towards De Beque Canyon, a 24 kilometer (15 mile) long narrow canyon with stair-step cliffs of sedimentary rock layers. Continuing east, you’ll pass by Mount Garfield, the highest point of the Book Cliffs. These sandstone cliffs and mountains stretch 320 kilometers (200 miles) from east to west and mark the crossing from Colorado to Utah. Breathtaking red rock formations emerge as you approach Moab, the gateway to Utah’s Arches and Canyonlands National Parks. Arrival to Moab is scheduled for Noon. (B)

    DAY 4 – TOUR ARCHES NATIONAL PARK
    Enjoy a guided motorcoach tour of Arches National Park, one of Utah’s ‘Mighty 5’ national parks. Arches National Park features accessible walks to see the famous red sandstone arches. Overnight in Moab.

    DAY 5 – GUIDED MOTORCOACH TOUR TO SALT LAKE CITY – OVERNIGHT
    Transfer via Guided Motorcoach Tour to your included hotel in Salt Lake City. Overnight.

    DAY 6 – END OF ARRANGEMENTS
    Your tour arrangements end upon checkout this morning.

    TOUR DATES:  

    2021 – DENVER TO SALT LAKE CITY (WESTBOUND)

    AUG 14, 17, 21, 24, 28, 31; SEP 04, 07, 11, 14, 18, 21, 25, 28;

    OCT 02, 05, 9, 12, 16, 19, 23, 26, 30; NOV 02, 06, 9, 13, 16

    DURATION: 6 Days/5 Nights

    BEGIN:  DENVER, CO

    END:  SALT LAKE CITY
    OR REVERSE ITINERARY ONE DAY EARLIER

    RATES per person Double:

    Silverleaf : $2,959+tax

    Silverleaf Plus $3,354+tax 

    Self-Drive programs are also available

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  5. SEVEN-DAY/SIX-NIGHT PROGRAM SILVERLEAF TRAIN AND 6 NIGHTS HOTELS - DENVER – GLENWOOD SPRINGS - MOAB, UT (2)- BRYCE CANYON - LAS VEGAS

    DAY 1 – DENVER – CHECK IN TO INCLUDED HOTEL
    Explore Denver on your own.

    DAY 2 – DENVER – BOARD ROCKY MOUNTAINEER – Depart Denver at 9:00 AM
    Before long, you’ll be taking in the scenic views of the Gross Reservoir dam. The train will slowly gain elevation before reaching the Continental Divide, cutting through 10 kilometers (6.3 miles) of mountainous terrain via Moffat Tunnel. You’ll continue along the Colorado River through more rugged landscapes and canyons, including the picturesque Byers and Gore canyons. Keep your eyes peeled for wildlife as you may get a glimpse of one of the creatures native to these canyons. You will arrive Glenwood Springs at 5:00 PM. Transfer to your included hotel for your overnight. (B, L)

    DAY 3 – GLENWWOOD SPRINGS to MOAB, UT – Depart Glenwood Springs at 7:00 AM
    Your journey begins as you head southeast past mountain vistas and desert cliffs. The rugged landscapes continue as you pass by Parachute Creek and Mount Logan towards De Beque Canyon, a 24 kilometers (15 miles) long narrow canyon with stair-step cliffs of sedimentary rock layers. Continuing east, you’ll pass by Mount Garfield, the highest point of the Book Cliffs. These sandstone cliffs and mountains stretch 320 kilometers (200 miles) from east to west and mark the crossing from Colorado to Utah. Breathtaking red rock formations emerge as you approach Moab, the gateway to Utah’s Arches and Canyonlands National Parks. Arrival is scheduled at Noon. Transfer to your included hotel. Enjoy a half-day guided tour of Canyonlands National Park and Dead Horse Point State Park in the afternoon. (B)

    DAY 4 – TOUR ARCHES NATIONAL PARK
    Enjoy a guided motorcoach tour of Arches National Park, one of Utah’s ‘Mighty 5’ national parks. Arches National Park features accessible walks to see the famous red sandstone arches. Overnight in Moab.

     DAY 5 – GUIDED MOTORCOACH TOUR TO BRYCE CANYON
    Explore Bryce Canyon National Park with a guided motorcoach tour on  the way to Las Vegas. View the largest collection of hoodoos in the world from the multiple viewpoints in the national park, including Rainbow Point, Inspiration Point, Natural Bridge — and from an easy rim walk between Sunset Point and Sunrise Point. Overnight in the park.

    DAY 6 – MOTORCOACH TOUR TO ZION NATIONAL PARK AND LAS VEGAS
    Take a scenic motorcoach guided tour from Bryce Canyon to Las Vegas via Zion National Park. Known for its towering mountains and red canyons, carved out by the Virgin River, this national park offers both easy and challenging hikes to admire the rugged  landscapes. Overnight at Las Vegas – the entertainment capital of the world.

    DAY 7 – END OF ARRANGEMENTS
    Your tour arrangements end upon checkout this morning.

    TOUR DATES:  

    2021 – FROM DENVER

    AUG 14, 17, 21, 24, 28, 31; SEP 04, 07, 11, 14, 18, 21, 25, 28;

    OCT 02, 05, 9, 12, 16, 19, 23, 26, 30; NOV 02, 06, 9, 13, 16

    DURATION: 7 Days/6Nights

     BEGIN:  DENVER, CO

    END:  LAS VEGAS

    OR REVERSE ITINERARY TWO DAYS EARLIER

    RATES per person Double:

    Silverleaf – $3,295+tax

    Silverleaf Plus – $3,690+tax

    Self-drive programs are also available

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  6. 8-DAY/7-NIGHT GRAND CANYON PROGRAM SILVERLEAF TRAIN AND 7 NIGHTS HOTELS - DENVER – GLENWOOD SPRINGS - MOAB, UT (2)- LAKE POWELL - BRYCE CANYON - LAS VEGAS

    DAY 1 – DENVER – CHECK IN TO INCLUDED HOTEL
    Explore Denver on your own.

    DAY 2 – DENVER – BOARD ROCKY MOUNTAINEER – Depart Denver at 9:00 AM
    Before long, you’ll be taking in the scenic views of the Gross Reservoir dam. The train will slowly gain elevation before reaching the Continental Divide, cutting through 10 kilometers (6.3 miles) of mountainous terrain via Moffat Tunnel. You’ll continue along the Colorado River through more rugged landscapes and canyons, including the picturesque Byers and Gore canyons. Keep your eyes peeled for wildlife as you may get a glimpse of one of the creatures native to these canyons. You will arrive Glenwood Springs at 5:00 PM. Transfer to your included hotel for your overnight. (B, L)

    DAY 3 – GLENWWOOD SPRINGS to MOAB, UT – Depart Glenwood Springs at 7:00 AM
    Your journey begins as you head southeast past mountain vistas and desert cliffs. The rugged landscapes continue as you pass by Parachute Creek and Mount Logan towards De Beque Canyon, a 24 kilometers (15 miles) long narrow canyon with stair-step cliffs of sedimentary rock layers. Continuing east, you’ll pass by Mount Garfield, the highest point of the Book Cliffs. These sandstone cliffs and mountains stretch 320 kilometers (200 miles) from east to west and mark the crossing from Colorado to Utah. Breathtaking red rock formations emerge as you approach Moab, the gateway to Utah’s Arches and Canyonlands National Parks. Arrival is scheduled at Noon. Transfer to your included hotel. Enjoy a half-day guided tour of Canyonlands National Park and Dead Horse Point State Park in the afternoon. (B)

    DAY 4 – TOUR ARCHES NATIONAL PARK
    Enjoy a guided motorcoach tour of Arches National Park, one of Utah’s ‘Mighty 5’ national parks. Arches National Park features accessible walks to see the famous red sandstone arches. Enjoy free time in the afternoon in Moab, at your leisure. Overnight in Moab.

     DAY 5 – MOAB TO LAKE POWELL VIA MONUMENT VALLEY
    Your guided motorcoach tour will take you from Moab to the popular vacation resort, Lake Powell via Monument Valley. You’ll board a 4-wheel drive vehicle for a scenic tour of Monument Valley that includes John Ford Point, Artist Point and The Totem Pole, as well as learn more about Navajo culture and their traditions. In the afternoon, you’ll enjoy a scenic cruise on Lake Powell. Overnight in Lake Powell.

    DAY 6 – LAKE POWELL TO BRYCE CANYON NATIONAL PARK VIA GRAND CANYON NATIONAL PARK
    Explore Grand Canyon National Park, one of the world’s natural wonders, and Bryce Canyon National Park, home to the largest collection of hoodoos in the world on a guided motorcoach tour. Overnight in Bryce Canyon.

     DAY 7 – MOTORCOACH TOUR TO ZION NATIONAL PARK AND LAS VEGAS
    Enjoy a scenic motorcoach guided tour from Bryce Canyon to Las Vegas via Zion National Park. Known for its towering mountains and red canyons, carved out by the Virgin River, this national park offers both easy and challenging hikes to admire the rugged landscapes. Overnight at Las Vegas – the entertainment capital of the world.

    DAY 8 – END OF ARRANGEMENTS
    Your tour arrangements end upon checkout this morning.

    TOUR DATES:  

    2021 – FROM DENVER

    AUG 14, 17, 21, 24, 28, 31; SEP 04, 07, 11, 14, 18, 21, 25, 28;

    OCT 02, 05, 9, 12, 16, 19, 23, 26, 30; NOV 02, 06, 9, 13, 16

    DURATION: 8 Days/7 Nights

    BEGIN:  DENVER, CO

    END:  LAS VEGAS

    OR REVERSE ITINERARY THREE DAYS EARLIER

    RATES – per person Double:

    Silverleaf – $3,910+tax

    Silverleaf Plus – $4,305+tax

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ROCKY MOUNTAINEER

ROCKY MOUNTAINEER – SILVERLEAF SERVICE

Our SilverLeaf Service gives you everything you need and more to experience the American Southwest. Come onboard, and feel the stress dissolve as you recline and sink into your cloud-like seat. Our friendly Hosts will tend to your comfort, and serve you a breakfast that warms you to the core while you take in the inspiring views all around you. It’s not long before the whole coach is buzzing and you’re celebrating crossing the Continental Divide with a champagne toast. The seasonal scent of fresh ingredients pulls you from the vistas, letting you know lunch has arrived. A three‑course meal with cuisine inspired by the region is served at your seat as your Hosts share more stories, making you wish the whole experience could last forever. Then, continue meandering through natural wonders, with a drink in hand, as the sun starts to set. But don’t worry, the enjoyment continues as you’re transported to your hotel, where you can reminisce about your perfect day, and get ready for another one tomorrow.

SILVERLEAF PLUS SERVICE

Enhance your onboard experience with SilverLeaf Plus, which includes all the benefits of our exceptional SilverLeaf Service, plus exclusive and unlimited access to our newly-renovated lounge car. Featuring a mixologist who will carefully craft signature cocktails, the lounge car offers additional space, both indoors to relax and soak in the scenery as it passes you by, and a small viewing area outdoors. Also, enjoy an elevated dining experience with an additional course during select meals, and premium alcoholic beverages.

 

 

HOTELS

Rocky Mountaineer travels through some of nature’s most impressive forms, and we don’t want you to miss a moment of it. That’s why we travel during the day, and then host you in a cozy hotel at night. We partner with the best hotels in each of our destinations to provide you with a comfortable place to lay your head and an ideal location to explore.