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Balloons, Canyons & Rails

Balloons, Canyons and Rails

September 30 - October 11, 2108

(Ride option: September 28-October 13, 2018)


Experience one of America’s most spectacular rail journeys aboard the Royal Gorge Route Railroad which has followed Colorado’s winding and tumbling Arkansas River since 1879. Then climb aboard the Cumbres & Toltec Scenic Railroad for a trip through steep mountain canyons, high desert and lush meadows as you zigzag between the Colorado and New Mexico border.             


Next, aboard the Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad, you’ll journey through the stunning Rocky Mountains. The Grand Canyon is our next destination  before we head to the red rocks of Sedona, Arizona where you will step aboard the Verde Canyon Train for a 20-mile journey through 100 years of history of remote wilderness.   


 Then join visitors from all over the world to see the  Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta.  The New Mexico skies are painted with splendid color as hundreds of balloons lift off for the most photographed event on earth. You will witness the Mass Ascension of these graceful giants.


It shall be a great Southwestern adventure you will remember for years to come.


Tour Includes:

  • 4 nights Albuquerque, NM; 2 nights  Durango, CO and Sedona, AZ; 1 night each Colorado Springs, CO, Alamosa, CO, and the Grand Canyon.

  • Colorado’s Royal Gorge Route Railroad.

  • Cumbres & Toltec Rail day trip from Chama, NM to Antonito, CO.

  • Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad day trip.

  • Guided tour of the Grand Canyon’s South Rim with an overnight stay.

  • Verde Canyon Rail trip from Sedona, AZ.

  • Morning Glow and Mass Ascension experiences at the Balloon Fiesta (optional balloon ride).

  • Private, luxurious motor coach.

  • Pick up and return to your home.

  • All meals, with full choice of menu where available.

  • Taxes, gratuities, and luggage handling.

  • Experienced Globe Treks tour manager.


Prices and bus itinerary subject to change.


$5,394  per guest (double)

$6,203  per guest (single)



Other Bus Tours:

In addition to Northeast and West Bus Tours, please also see our Day Trips Bus ToursSoutheast and Mystery Bus ToursInternational Bus Tours, and Private Bus Charters.

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