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Travel from Denver, in the heart of the Rocky Mountains, to the rugged city of Moab, surrounded by red sandstone arches, on this 2-day journey aboard the acclaimed Rocky Mountaineer.

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2021 Tour code: RV-RTRW-21

About the tour

An experience reserved for Canada's travelers in years past now is available in Colorado: a ride aboard the luxurious Rocky Mountaineer. This quick trip offers a memorable introduction to the high-end amenities of this rail line as you travel between Denver, CO and Moab, UT. Soak in sights of deep canyons and towering mountain peaks, travel past the Colorado River and traverse through mountain tunnels. The journey takes place by daylight only, so you never miss any of the incredible scenery as the landscape changes from mountain to desert. Complete with comfortable hotel accommodations in Glenwood Springs and a taste of locally sourced cuisine onboard the train, this scenic getaway offers a full experience in a bite-sized package.

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Itinerary

Day 1 - Denver to Glenwood Springs

Arrive at Denver's train station, where your train, the  Rocky Mountaineer, awaits to escort you through the rugged landscape to Glenwood Springs. This luxury train makes sightseeing a priority and offers the chance to soak in the scenery from either the domed-glass sightseeing car or from open-air viewing pavilions. The natural beauty of Colorado envelopes the tracks as we travel deeper into the Rockies, passing through the Big Ten Curve, navigating past canyons and venturing through valleys. Take a break from gazing upon the landscape, and enjoy conversation and a delicious, chef-prepared lunch in the dining car. The train crosses the Continental Divide and passes the Colorado River before arriving in Glenwood Springs. On arrival, spend the rest of your day enjoying the hot springs or embarking on outdoor adventures. Overnight Glenwood Springs.

Includes
  • Breakfast, Lunch
Day 2 - Glenwood Springs to Moab

Join the Rocky Mountaineer this morning to continue on your journey toward Moab, UT. The route today continues past famed mountain peaks and through Ruby Canyon on the Colorado-Utah border before the landscape changes once again and becomes more arid. Warm red hues overtake the scenery, and naturally carved sandstone rock formations come into view. As the train arrives in Moab - your gateway to Arches and Canyonlands National Parks - this memorable adventure through the Rockies and Red Rocks concludes.

Includes
  • Breakfast

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SilverLeaf
Onboard Rocky Mountaineer, everything is choreographed to make your journey feel special, effortless and unforgettable. The newest route, Rockies to the Red Rocks, our expansive SilverLeaf Service glass-dome coaches put you right in the heart of the stunning Southwest. From the comfort of your luxury seat, this journey of a lifetime offers impeccable service and storytelling from engaging Hosts, regionally-inspired cuisine, and a front row seat to one of the most spectacular settings on the planet.

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

Departure times

Departure times vary based on selected rail vacation. This information will be provided in your final documents. For more information please speak with your rail specialist.

Mobility information

Due to the nature of our tours they are generally unsuitable for those with restricted mobility. If you’d like to discuss any particular vacation with us in this respect, then please don’t hesitate to call us.

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