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Grand Canyon Railway Adventure Package

Location Williams
Departure Daily
Type
From €151.96 per person
Departure Date
Daily

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Informations

Inclusions
  • Round trip train (coach or first class)
  • 1.5-hour rim tour
  • Hot buffet lunch (if option selected)
  • National Park service fees (USD15)
  • Sales tax
Exclusions
  • Gratuities (optional)
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch (unless option is selected)
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off

Step aboard the Grand Canyon Railway for a trip to the majestic Grand Canyon you'll never forget. Feel the rumble of a vintage train as the engine chugs 65-miles (approximately 105 km) across the beautiful Northern Arizona countryside. The train offers kaleidoscopic views of the San Francisco Peaks and rolls through valleys adorned in wild flowers, dense pine forests, high desert plains and small canyons.

The excitement begins at the historic 1908 Williams Depot. Before the train departs you will be entertained by a Wild West shootout featuring the Cataract Creek Gang in an outdoor theater. Shop in one of two gift shops, or enjoy a hearty buffet breakfast (not included) before departure at the Grand Depot Cafe next to the depot.

Then, hear the train whistle pierce the fresh morning air, beckoning passengers for a trip on the old iron horse to the Grand Canyon. Uniformed coach attendants provide you with white-gloved courtesy and service. Aboard the train, enjoy the tunes of strolling musicians who conduct sing-a-longs, an Old West train robbery, and the antics of western characters as they recreate train travel as it was back in 1901.

The train arrives at the historic 1910 Grand Canyon Depot, the only remaining log depot still in operation in the United States. Buildings like the El Tovar Hotel, Hopi House and Bright Angel Lodge salute arriving guests as you pull into the station and disembark from the train. A narrated motorcoach rim tour of the Grand Canyon National Park enhances your visit by escorting you to the most scenic overlooks of the canyon. Upgrade to include a hot buffet lunch!

  • Coach Class - Budd Coach, named after famous Budd Manufacturing Company, are streamline era coaches built in the 1950's and are air-conditioned and heated in the cooler months. Soft drinks and bottled water are available for purchase on board.
  • First Class - Enjoy the opulence of oversized, reclining seats with extra-large viewing windows and at-seat cocktail service (no host bar) aboard First Class. Cars are air-conditioned and you can help yourself to complimentary morning refreshments of fresh fruits, pastries, juices, teas and coffee. Enjoy snacks from the buffet on the afternoon trip.
Please note: adult prices include a USD15 National Park Fee.

  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • The train can accommodate a motorized scooter if it is no wider than 25 inches. There is a special lift to lift the scooter onto the train.
  • Infant rates apply provided they do not occupy a seat
  • Please note: Arizona doesn't observe Day Light Savings and switches between MST (Mountain Standard Time) and PST (Pacific Standard Time) depending on the season.


Conditions of Sale:
Once you have booked and received your travel voucher, the contact details for the travel service operator will be on this voucher under the heading 'Important Information'. Where applicable, you are required to call the travel service operator directly to advise of additional information such as:
  • Hotel for pick up
  • Weights for helicopter tours
  • Choice of times for tours
  • Special dietary requirements, meal choices etc.

Reviewed by pbodovinac , December 2016

Had an Amazing trip....train ride was a lot of fun.....our train guide amber was awesome....lots of info and and had fun...took my parents on this trip to the grand canyon along with my gf and her son....we all had a blast...Highly recommend going

Reviewed by Stephen A K , November 2016

THE FOOD AT LUNCH WASN'T VERY GOOD...UCK...

Reviewed by Graeme H , October 2016

Two hour each way highly entertaining train trip. Saw a lot, laughed a lot, relaxed a lot.

Reviewed by Eugenia C , October 2016

This trip was well worth the ride. 2 hours to the train, 2 hours to the Grand Canyon.....The bus tour to the Canyon overlooks was great. A little more time would have been better, we should have stayed over night. I wish there had been a bathroom on the bus or at each overlook spot. Its a lot drier there than at home, so I was trying to stay hydrated....
The train ride to and from was great. Good family fun! Kathy with a K was fantastic! Very friendly and accommodating. We played some interesting games on the way back to pass the time. The roving Singers were very talented. I'm a bit old to believe in gunslingers robbing the train, however, it was a fun diversion! Had a wonderful time!
I'm thinking of a fun job for retirement...hmmm :

Reviewed by Elverita T , October 2016

Great fun. Everyone was helpful and polite. Cowboys were lots of fun. Train ride enjoyable.

Reviewed by James R , October 2016

Fun, educational, beautiful, uncomparable to other parks. Loved it, will go back again. Loved our PSA
Kathy K. Full of energy and creative ways to keep us entertained.

Reviewed by Alice B , October 2016

This was the best way to see the Grand Canyon. They treated you first class from the time you arrived. They had a Wild West show to start off the morning. The train ride was full of entertainment and history as we ventured through to the Canyon. The train let you off right inside the Canyon. No need to try and find a parking place. Our tour bus was waiting for us and gave us a nice 1-1/2 hour tour throughout the Canyon. On the way home the outlaws from our western show held up the train. Very entertaining.

Reviewed by Mary B , September 2016

The train ride was great. Even in the rain we had a good time. Didn't see a lot because of the rain but still a lot of fun.

Reviewed by Pascal L , September 2016

Entertainment provided. Great scenery. Easy to board, great service, rigid schedule and on time departures.

Reviewed by James B , September 2016

This train trip to the Grand Canyon was the best of all vacations! An old West skit with real cowboys starts it all off and then a trip of a lifetime ride on a train, and of course that is just the beginning I won't ruin the surprise but you just have to book this for your family....you and your family will be thrilled. Even if we had not got to the Grand Canyon the train ride was the best of it all. Great trip, great service, great value for the money.