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Colorado Rails & Aspen Trails

Colorado Rails & Aspen Trails

Join us on a journey like no other in the Rockies!

September 30-October 6, 2022

 

Departure Cities: Omaha, Lincoln, York, Council Bluffs, Grand Island, Norfolk, Columbus & Sioux City

 

Allied's Tour Highlights:

•Amtrak through the Rockies  

•Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad  

•Canon City Tour  

•Royal Gorge Route Railroad  

•Pikes Peak Cog Railroad  

•Garden of the Gods Tour  

•New U.S. Olympic Museum  

•U.S. Airforce Academy Visitor Center  

•12 Meals: 6 Breakfasts (B);  

2 Lunches; 4 Dinners (D) 

  • Tour Director: Verla Youngquist

 

Featured Hotels:

  • Denver, CO - Courtyard by Marriott

  • Grand Junction, CO - Grand Vista Hotel

  • Durango, CO - Hampton Inn

  • Canon City, CO - Best Western

  • Colorado Springs, CO (2) -Best Western Plus

 

 

Pricing Per Person:

  • $1,879 Double

  • $2,289 Single

  • $1,775 Triple

 

Pay by Check Savings $65 per person

Early Booking Savings for Passengers 1-10 = $70

Early Booking Savings for Passengers 11-20 = $40

Day 1

Travel to Denver

Board your "Colorado Rails and Trails" coach for a journey like no other in the Rockies. Your tour director will help you get to know your travel mates with fun onboard activities.

Overnight Denver, CO

D

Day 2

AMTRAK THROUGH THE ROCKIES

This morning board Amtrak for your first train excursion through the Rockies. Witness some of the most spectacular scenery found anywhere in the United States. The Aspens will serenade you with their golden glow as they quake in the breeze.

Overnight Grand Junction, CO

B, L, D

Day 3

MILLION DOLLAR HIGHWAY/ DURANGO & SILVERTON NARROW GAUGE RAILROAD

Journey up the Million Dollar Highway to Silverton with spectacular Rocky Mountain scenery at every turn and with the brilliant aspens that light up the mountainsides. Arrive at Silverton; its name coming from miners shouting "we got silver by the ton!" All aboard! The Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad will take you on a journey down the scenic “River of Lost Souls Gorge” where the remote wilderness defies description. You’ve always heard about it, now experience it.

Overnight Durango, CO

B, D

Day 4

SCENIC TRAVEL DAY

Travel across southern Colorado through the beautiful San Juan Mountains to nature’s wonder-the Royal Gorge. Explore and learn the history of Canon City with a narrated tour from a professional Step-on Guide

Overnight Canon City, CO

B

Day 5

ROYAL GORGE ROUTE RAILROAD/GARDEN OF THE GODS TOUR/U.S. OLYMPIC & PARALYMPIC MUSEUM

This morning it’s “all aboard” the Royal Gorge Route Railroad for a thrilling ride through Royal Gorge. This historic route offers scenery unlike any other train excursion on your tour. Next, we will pick up our step-on-guide for a narrated tour of the Garden of the Gods and end the tour at the Visitors Center with an informative movie about the red rocks. Next stop, the incredible U.S. Olympic Museum--the new home of the U.S. Olympic Hall of Fame.
Overnight (2) Colorado Springs, CO

B, L

Day 6

PPIKES PEAK COG RAILROAD/OLD COLORADO SPRINGS/U.S. AIR FORCE ACADEMY VISITORS CENTER

This morning journey on the Pikes Peak Cog Railroad to the summit and enjoy the 360-degree spectacular view. Spend time in Old Colorado Springs with shops and restaurants to enjoy lunch. This afternoon, visit the United States Air Force Academy Visitors Center. See a movie highlighting the academy experience.

B, D

Day 7

TRAVEL HOME

It’s time to head home from this spectacular "Colorado Rails and Aspen Trails" tour, but the chug of the steam engine and the echo of its whistle will live on in your memory forever.

B

B=Breakfast, L=Lunch, D=Dinner

Activity Level 3:   Requires moderate physical activity.  There may be long days; travelers should have the ability to stand or walk for extended periods of time.

 

SEPT. 30 - OCT. 6, 2022 

 

DEPARTURE CITIES Omaha, Lincoln, Council Bluffs, Grand Island, York, Norfolk, Columbus & Sioux City.

 

TOUR INCLUSIONS: 

Motorcoach transportation, airfare, cruises, and rail transportation as stated in the itinerary, hotel accommodations, all admissions and meals per itinerary, all taxes for included items, gratuities for step-on guides and wait staff (for included meals), luggage handling at hotels when available, and services of a professional tour director (see cruises and International tours for tour director minimums).  

 

Not included on the motorcoach, cruises, rail, fly-in, and International tours are meals not listed in the itinerary, optional tours, travel insurance, room incidentals, alcoholic beverages, luggage fees assessed by airlines, items of personal nature, gratuities for tour director, driver, rail or cruise staff, required documentation for air tours, tours entering Canada/International travel, government fees, passport & VISA fees, airport departure taxes, any vaccination fees/requirements, and other miscellaneous fees. 

 

HOW TO MAKE A RESERVATION 

Reserving your place on an Allied tour is as simple as 1-2-3  

1. Choose a tour from the catalog or online at www.AlliedTT.com.  

2. Call Allied Tour to check availability and give passenger details. Call 402-371-3840 or Toll Free 1-800-672-1009, or book online at AlliedTT.com.  

3. Send your deposit. The deposit is required within seven days of making your reservation. Please see additional information for deposit amounts. You will receive a confirmation of your deposit once your payment is received. 

 

FINAL PAYMENT 

Final payment is due 45-90 days prior to departure, or as stated on your deposit statement.  

You may remit by personal check, VISA, MasterCard, Discover, or American Express. 

 

Cancellation Policy:

Days to Departure..............Cancellation Fee

46 Days or More ............... Full Refund

45 to 31 Days ...................40% of the Tour Cost

30 to 16 Days .................. 70% of the Tour Cost

15 Days or Less ................ No Refund

 

TRAVEL INSURANCE 

We recommend travel insurance to protect your payments from cancellation fees. Your trip investment is worth protecting, and travel insurance is the best way to safeguard against unexpected events that can prevent you from traveling and being assessed significant cancellation, interruption, medical, or other fees. Contact Allied for travel insurance information. 

 

CANCELLATION PROTECTION PLAN (CPP) - MOTORCOACH TOURS ONLY  

Tour payments can be protected from cancellation charges for a nominal fee when traveling on one of our motorcoach tours. The CPP must be purchased prior to or at final payment. For complete plan information, please contact Allied or your local travel advisor. 

 

FINAL DOCUMENTS 

Travel documents will be sent approximately two weeks before departure, provided full payment has been received. The documents will include a detailed itinerary, departure times and locations, hotel lists, medical forms, luggage tags, and other helpful information. 

 

CHANGES IN TOUR PRICE  

Tour prices in this publication are effective as of October 1, 2021, and are subject to fluctuation due to the U.S. dollar exchange rates and energy rates. Our best effort has been made to publish this information as accurately as possible. The right is reserved to change tour rates as deemed necessary by current currency, fuel price fluctuations, taxes, typographical errors, or other reasons, etc. Due to the volatility of airfares and flight schedules, tours utilizing air transportation are subject to change both in price and routing. Submitting your deposit is an acknowledgment of your agreement to these terms. 

 

CHANGES IN ITINERARY  

The order of events and hotels scheduled on your tour are subject to change. Every effort will be made to preserve the original quality of attractions and hotels when circumstances necessitate a substitution. 

 

BAGGAGE ALLOWANCE  

Portage for one suitcase (per person) is included in the tour price. Due to limited motorcoach capacity, your single bag should have dimensions not exceeding 30” x 21” x 11” and weigh no more than 50 lbs. Small carry-on bags are allowed and are your responsibility. Most airlines assess a baggage fee. This fee is not included in the tour price and is paid for at airport check-in. *Baggage handling included at hotels where available 

 

INSPIRATION & FAITH  

Due to tour schedules, we are unable to make any special provisions for worship services. Many tour directors share a “Thought for the Day,” verses of inspiration, or a short prayer to start the day. 

 

SPECIAL NEEDS 

Travelers needing special assistance must notify Allied Tours at the time of booking. Persons requiring assistance must be accompanied by a companion who can help with these special needs as tour directors and drivers have obligations to the whole group. See your current tour book for details of customer responsibility. 

 

TRAVELER RESPONSIBILITIES, TERMS & CONDITIONS 

Allied Tours, Inc. (AT) acts only as an agent for suppliers. AT is not responsible for acts or omissions of the suppliers or their failure to provide services or adhere to their schedules & assumes no liability for injury, damage, loss, accident, delay, or irregularity, & can accept no liability for losses or personal injury or property damage, or additional expenses due to delay or changes in the bus or other services, sickness, weather, strikes, war, quarantine, terrorism, or other causes. All such losses or expenses will have to be borne by the passenger. The right is reserved to accept or withdraw any tour if circumstances require it. AT reserves the right to make any changes for the benefit of the tour and/or tour members, including canceling the tour if necessary. All rates are subject to change & are based on current tariffs available & current exchange rates as of October 1, 2021. AT or property owners are not liable for any loss/damage to vehicles parked at departure locations. All baggage is at the owner’s risk. The purchase of baggage & travel insurance covering cancellation, interruption, medical, baggage, etc., is recommended. The issuance and acceptance of tickets/vouchers or the payment of the required deposit or any partial or full payment for reservations on these trips shall be deemed to be consent to these conditions. No refund or unused portions of the tour can be made unless agreed to prior to the departure of the tour. The usual contract in use by the airlines and other transportation companies, when issued, shall constitute the sole contract between the purchaser of the tour and/or the passenger. The services of any ARC and/or IATAN carrier may be used on this program. AT has no special knowledge regarding the financial condition of the suppliers or unsafe conditions or climate of locations to which you may travel. You assume full responsibility for checking & verifying any & all passport, visa, vaccination, or other entry requirements of your destination(s) & all conditions regarding health, safety, security, political stability, and labor or civil unrest at such destination(s). Passengers hereby release AT from all claims arising out of any problem covered in these paragraphs & agree that the courts In Madison Co., NE will be the exclusive jurisdiction for all claims brought by you or AT. Travelers may be photographed for the promotional purposes of AT. 

Below is a list of pick-up points available on this tour.

Below is a list of pick-up points available on this tour.

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Name Address Contact Details
Columbus Hy-Vee Columbus Hy-Vee
3010 - 23rd St * please park SE corner of Lot
Council Bluffs-Pilot Pilot * 2647 South 24th - Council Bluffs
En route Pickup points en route
Grand Island Bosselman Bosselman * 3335 West Wood River Road Parking in
North West Parking Lot
Grand Island Quality Inn Quality Inn-I-80 & Hwy 281 * 308-384-7770
Lincoln Arrow/Allied 5250 Superior Street - Lincoln Arrow Bus Barn
Park behind the north fence & look for bus
Norfolk Allied Office Allied Tour Office - 720 East Norfolk Ave.
Omaha - Arrow Stage Lines Omaha -- Arrow Stage Lines
4220 South 52nd St.
Sioux City New Victorian Sioux City -- New Victorian Inn
3101 Singing Hills Blvd. (I29, Exit 143 east 2 bl)
York-Petro York - Petro Travel Center -I-80 & York Exit
Park on North side in space with an E-for employee
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