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*Book a select 2020 Globus or Cosmos U.S. National Parks vacation to receive a $100 per person discount on the land price. Booking must be made, under deposit and discount applied between March 10 - June 8, 2020 for travel in 2020. Discount will apply to individual members of groups adding a name and non-refundable per person deposit WITHIN the promo window. Not applicable on TBA space. Not applicable to custom tours. Combinable with all other applicable promotions. Applies to new 2020 bookings only and offer will not be applied to pre-existing bookings. Offer reliant on space availability. Full cancellation penalties will apply. Additional restrictions may apply; see Travel Terms & Conditions for details. May be withdrawn at any time.
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Discover breathtaking scenery and beautiful national parks on this Rocky Mountain Discovery with Rail tour. In Colorado Springs, visit the Garden of the Gods, a registered National Natural Landmark with towering red rock formations. As you ride the Georgetown Loop Railroad through the rugged Rocky Mountains, witness stunning scenery, gold and silver mines, and keep an eye out for wildlife such as eagles and big horn sheep. Finally, ride the Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad, a legendary coal-fired, steam-powered train that hugs deep canyon walls and offers magnificent beauty traveling through San Juan National Forest.In Taos visit the historic Taos Plaza and in Santa Fe, embark on a guided trolley revealing the town’s Spanish, Indian, and American heritage. Step back in time as you visit Mesa Verde National Park, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, to see how the Ancestral Pueblo people lived in cliff dwellings from 600 to 1300 AD. On this discovery tour, you’ll also visit Rocky Mountain National Park, and at 12,183 feet provides stunning alpine views, and Colorado National Monument, with towering monoliths and red-rock canyons. Visit one of Colorado’s greatest natural wonders, Seven Falls. Be enveloped by cliffs and delighted by the cascade of water that tumbles 181 feet down. Gorgeous scenery, and more await you on this Rocky Mountain Discovery with Rail tour designed for value-minded travelers. Just be sure to bring your camera!
Day 1: DENVER AREA.
Welcome to Denver, the “Mile High City,” capital of Colorado and gateway to the Rocky Mountains. Your Tour Director is on hand late this afternoon to answer any questions.
Day 2: DENVER AREA–GEORGETOWN LOOP RAILROAD–SEVEN FALLS–COLORADO SPRINGS.
This morning, head towards the historic town of Georgetown and the GEORGETOWN LOOP TRAIN. The beauty of the rugged Rocky Mountains surround you as an old-time locomotive chugs its way up the canyon, traveling past the remains of several gold and silver mines. Afterward, travel south to the town of Colorado Springs, located on the plains at the foot of Pikes Peak. The view from the top of nearby Pikes Peak inspired Katharine Lee Bates to compose America the Beautiful more than 100 years ago. Visit the GARDEN OF THE GODS, a registered National Natural Landmark with towering red-rock formations. End the day with a visit to one of Colorado’s greatest natural wonders, SEVEN FALLS.
Day 3: COLORADO SPRINGS–TAOS–SANTA FE.
This morning, travel into New Mexico, arriving in the adobe town of Taos on the high desert mesa at the foot of the Sangre de Cristo Mountains. Visit the historic Taos Plaza where old mercantile stores house galleries, restaurants, and shops. Afterward, travel south to Santa Fe, founded in 1610 as the capital of the Spanish colony of New Mexico, and the oldest seat of government in the United States. (B)
Day 4: SANTA FE.
Experience Santa Fe up close as you embark on a guided TROLLEY TOUR revealing the town’s Spanish, Indian, and American heritage. Main sights include the San Miguel Mission, Palace of the Governors, Cathedral of St. Francis of Assisi, and LORETTO CHAPEL’S “Miracle Stairway.” The balance of the day is at leisure. (B)
Day 5: SANTA FE–PAGOSA SPRINGS–DURANGO.
Enjoy a visit to the town of Pagosa Springs surrounded by the rugged San Juan Mountains and vast national forest. Later, arrive in Durango. Where Old West meets Southwest, Downtown Durango is a Nationally Registered Historic District and home to historic boutique hotels, award-winning restaurants, laid-back brewpubs, and fabulous art galleries, museums, and shops. The evening is free for independent activities. (B)
Day 6: DURANGO. EXCURSION TO MESA VERDE NATIONAL PARK.
This morning, MESA VERDE NATIONAL PARK, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, where you’ll walk in the footsteps of Ancestral Puebloans and see their mysterious, centuries-old cliff dwellings. Spend time at the park’s museum and visitor center, depicting the story of these people who mysteriously disappeared almost 700 years ago. Return to Durango, where the remainder of your day is free to explore more of the town born in the gold rush and silver-mining era and at times run by gunslingers. (B)
Day 7: DURANGO–DURANGO & SILVERTON NARROW GAUGE RAILROAD–SILVERTON–OURAY–GRAND JUNCTION.
Board the DURANGO & SILVERTON NARROW-GAUGE RAILROAD this morning for a scenic 45 mile journey through San Juan National Forest to the historic mining town of Silverton. Experience the adventure of traveling by a coal-fired, steam-powered locomotive on the same tracks that miners, cowboys, and settlers of the Old West took more than a century ago. This historic train has been in continuous operation for more than 125 years, and the locomotives used to pull today’s train are 1923-1925 vintage. The train hugs steep canyon walls as it winds its way through the Rio de las Animas Canyon, with vistas of snowcapped peaks. Lunch in Silverton, once a major mining town that owes its name to the bragging statement by an early miner, “We have no gold, but silver by the ton!” Travel north through the San Juan Mountains, stopping in Ouray, a small community nestled in some of the Rockies’ most rugged and towering peaks. Overnight in the town of Grand Junction. (B)
Day 8: GRAND JUNCTION–COLORADO NATIONAL MONUMENT–GLENWOOD CANYON–VAIL–BEAVER CREEK.
This morning, visit COLORADO NATIONAL MONUMENT. Towering monoliths exist within a vast plateau and canyon panorama. Experience sheer-walled, red-rock canyons along the twists and turns of Rim Rock Drive, where you may spy bighorn sheep and soaring eagles. Your journey continues through 12 miles of beautiful Glenwood Canyon with walls that climb as high as 1,300 feet above the Colorado River. Continue to the Vail Valley area, one of America’s most popular mountain resorts. Time to walk the cobblestone pedestrian village before making our way to the hotel.
Day 9: BEAVER CREEK–ROCKY MOUNTAIN NATIONAL PARK–ESTES PARK–DENVER AREA.
See Colorado’s largest natural lake, Grand Lake, before crossing the Continental Divide and behold vistas of lush meadows, alpine glaciers, and thundering waterfalls. Take scenic Trail Ridge Road over magnificent mountain terrain, which attracted the likes of Kit Carson and his group of trappers to ROCKY MOUNTAIN NATIONAL PARK. A short stop in Estes Park, nestled in a high mountain valley at just above 7,000 feet, before returning to Denver. (B)
The drive through Rocky Mountain National Park is subject to favorable road and weather conditions.
Day 10: DENVER AREA.
Your vacation ends this morning.
Sightseeing & Activities:
Ride the Georgetown Loop Railroad
Visit Garden of the Gods and Seven Falls
Visit historic Taos Plaza
Guided trolley tour; visit Loretto Chapel
MESA VERDE NATIONAL PARK
See the cliff dwellings and visit the museum
Ride the Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad to Silverton
Visit Colorado National Monument
ROCKY MOUNTAIN NATIONAL PARK
Sightseeing; visit Estes ParkJourney aboard the Durango & Silverton Narrow-Gauge Railroad; Private, deluxe, air-conditioned motorcoach while touring with free Wi-Fi.
Gratuities for Tour Director and driver are available for pre-purchase.
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The services we experience thru Cosmos were so wonderful, our tour guide was very knowledgeable, he did extra miles in effort to make our trip convenient and unforgettable. I would love to book with them in the next trip i'm going to have in the furure. Thank you AFFORDABLE TOUR and COSMOS. I definitely will book again with your company. Have a wonderful day and GOD BLESS US ALL Herminia
The tour guide was friendly and very knowledgeable and informative. She made the trip very pleasurable.
Trip was Terrific!! Our Tour Guide, Julie was the best we have encountered in 40 years of travel.
Our tour director Deborah is exceptional. She knows the culture and history of places visited inside and out. She made sure that the group is comfortable and well-informed of schedules. Our driver Lee is excellent. He is professional and very skillful in his job. Thumbs up to both of them.
My husband and I appreciate the hard work of the people from Cosmos. Everything was well planned. Our tour director, Debra stayed with us up to the last hour of the tour. We enjoyed this tour so much. We are looking forward to another tour with Affordable Tours.
The tour was very complete. It included all the places I wanted to visit. It was extremely well organized. The Tour Director was very professional and didn't miss one detail. The guides were knowledgeable. It was a fantastic experience and I can't wait to book my next tour with Cosmos.
Our guide was very professional and our bus driver outstanding. Our driver was courteous, always polite and very helpful getting on and off the bus.
I would recommend this trip to anyone. Clyde, our tour guide was knowledgeable and kept things running smoothly. David, our driver was excellent also. I very much enjoyed the whole trip.
Everything was up to expectations our tour director was outstanding.
I thought the tour guides you had on staff were amazing. It really made the tour great. Everything was very clear and made me comfortable. I plan on using your services again soon.
Everything was to my expectations and more. Especially the tour guide: knowledgeable, precise (time wise) and considerate.
tour guide, Keenan and driver Gerry made the trip very enjoyable.
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