Great Trains & Grand Canyons

April 7 - 12, 2019

 

Itinerary       Pricing       Inclusions

  

 

April 7th: Sedona

Arrive at the Phoenix Airport and meet your Tour Director. Board a deluxe motorcoach and travel north to beautiful Sedona. This upscale resort, retirement and artist community is set amongst the red-hued rocks of Oak Creek Canyon. Your home for the next five nights is a picturesque resort style property in the Sedona area. Tonight enjoy a Welcome Dinner with fellow travelers.

Meal - (D)       

April 8th: Sedona

Start a great day with a Sedona Trolley Tour featuring the Chapel of the Holy Cross and Airport Mesa for spectacular views of the Sedona area. The trolley guide will give you insight into the various rock formations, indigenous vegetation and history of this remarkable area. Later visit Uptown Sedona and the Spanish-Mexican Village of Tlaquepaque to explore these wonderful areas full of art galleries, shopping opportunities and restaurants. Maybe take an optional Guided Jeep Tour into the Sedona backcountry. This evening, enjoy Sedona at your own pace.

Meal - (B)

April 9th: Grand Canyon

Begin an unforgettable day with a drive through amazing Oak Creek Canyon, a sixteen-mile-long canyon known for its spectacularly colored white, yellow and red cliffs dotted with pine, cypress and juniper. Then arrive in Williams to board the Grand Canyon Railway for a nostalgic two-hour train journey that delivers you to the awe-inspiring South Rim of Grand Canyon National Park for free time and lunch on your own. Six million years in the making, the Grand Canyon's dynamic colors and textures inspire reflection at nature's power and beauty. Later, board your motorcoach to see the Grand Canyon from other points of interest. Arrive in Flagstaff for dinner at the lively Black Bart's Steakhouse & Saloon. After dinner, return to Sedona.

Meals - (B, D)

April 10th: Montezuma Castle - Jerome - Verde Canyon Railroad

This morning, visit the Montezuma Castle National Monument which contains ruins of a cliffs dwelling built in the 12th and 13th centuries by the Sinagua Indians. Later visit the old mining town of Jerome, once a virtual ghost town, now restored with shops, museums and art galleries. Next travel to Clarkdale to board the Verde Canyon Railroad, also known as the Wilderness Train. The spectacular four-hour ride in a First Class Railcar takes you between two national forests, past crimson cliffs, over old-fashioned trestles and through a 680-foot tunnel. Early evening return to Sedona.

Meal - (B)

April 11th: Day at Leisure - Blazin' M Ranch

Today is at leisure in Sedona. Enjoy the wonderful amenities of your resort. Maybe spend the day shopping, sightseeing on your own or on a local golf course. An optional tour will be available. This evening, experience a Farewell dinner at the Blazin' M Ranch where you will enjoy a hearty Chuckwagon Supper and Western Stage Show.

Meals - (B, D)

April 12th: Sedona - Scottsdale - Flight Home

This morning, travel to Old Town Scottsdale where Western storefronts recreate an aura of the past. Later arrive at the Phoenix Airport for your flight home filled with unforgettable memories of your Great Trains & Grand Canyons Tour.

Meal - (B)

 

 

What's Included:

• Roundtrip Airfare - MCO

• 5 Nights Accommodations

• Sightseeing per Itinerary

• Admissions per Itinerary

• 8 Meals - 5 Breakfasts & 3 Dinners

• Hotel Transfers

• Professional Tour Director

• Motorcoach Transportation

• Baggage Handling

 

Highlights:

• Two Rail Journeys

     • Grand Canyon Railway

     • Verde Canyon Railway

• Grand Canyon National Park

• Oak Creek Canyon

• Black Bart's Steakhouse

• Sedona Trolley Tour

• Chapel of the Holy Cross

• Tlaquepaque & Uptown Sedona

• Montezuma Castle

• Jerome

• Chuckwagon Supper and Show

• Old Town Scottsdale

 

Accommodations:

5 Nights First Class Hotel:

Hilton Sedona Resort

or

Poco Diablo Resort, Sedona

or

Sedona Courtyard by Marriott, Sedona

  

 

Tour Rates

Based on Double Occupancy:

Booking Discount*: $2599 pp

Regular Rate: $2699 pp

 

Single Supplement: +$700

 
*Make your Final Payment by check prior to the Final Payment Due Date & receive $200 per couple/$100 per person Booking Discount!
• Initial deposit can be made by check or credit card to be eligible.
• Payments after initial deposit are considered part of Final Payment and must be made by check.

Group Leader:

Amanda Vallone

386-734-7245

 

 

 

 

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