October 9-15, 2018 – Highlights include Arches National Park, Mesa Verde National Park, Durango & Silverton Narrow-gauge Train, and the famous Albuquerque Balloon Fiesta.
Your Tour Includes:
- 6 Nights Deluxe Hotel Accommodations
- Deluxe motor-coach transportation from Salt Lake City with pickup locations along the I-15 corridor from Brigham City to Spanish Fork
- Arches National Park
- Mesa Verde National Park with Ranger led-tour
- Passage on the Historic Steam Train from Silverton to Durango
- Two events with the famous Albuquerque Balloon Fiesta 1. The Morning Mass Ascension 2. The Special Shapes Glowdeo
- Scandia Tram Experience
- Prehistoric Museum visit
- 7 meals
- Services of a Professional Tour Manager
$1360.00 per person based on double occupancy
$1299.00 per person based on triple or quad occupancy
$1849.00 single rate
Call Knight Tours and Cruises 1-877-811-3244
Be sure to enroll early as this tour is limited in size.
Enjoy a scenic ride onboard the Durango – Silverton Train.
The Perfect Autumn Escape
Tuesday, October 9th – The fun begins today as we board the comfortable motor-coach and begin our journey South to Moab, Utah. (Bus pickup locations will be: Brigham City, Roy/Riverdale, Sandy, Orem, and possibly other locations along our route). Before arriving in Moab we will make a lunch stop in Price and also pay a short visit to the Prehistoric Museum. Our lodging will be at a new hotel in downtown Moab where there are plenty of shops and restaurants in this growing tourist destination. (lunch included today)
Wednesday, October 10th – We’ll pay a visit to Arches National Park, the world’s largest concentration of natural stone arches. You’ll have the chance to view some of these “miracles of nature” right from the comfort of the motor-coach or take a short stroll amoungst some of the formations. Then it’s off to Durango, a charming town that was born in the gold and silver mining era. You’ll have free time to explore this mountain town and soak in the charming atmosphere. Hotel accommodations for the next two nights will be at the Durango Comfort Inn and Suites. (breakfast included today)
Thursday, October 11th – All aboard! It’s full steam ahead today as we enjoy the fall colors on our Durango & Silverton narrow gauge train ride along the banks of the Animas River. This is the perfect time of the year to enjoy the colors of the San Juan National Forest. You’ll also have free time in both Silverton and Durango to explore the railroad museums, quaint shops and galleries in these fun towns. The Historic Strater Hotel in Durango will welcome us and host a memorable dinner for our group. (breakfast & dinner included
Friday, October 12th – Welcome to a true “land of enchantment.” Today is sure to be one of the highlights of our trip as we travel to and visit the Albuquerque Balloon Park where you will have plenty of time to stroll the grounds and perhaps pick up a memorable Balloon Fiesta souvenir and grab a bite to eat. As the sun sets we will experience the grandeur of the Special Shape Balloons as they light their burners for what is is known as the Glowdeo. We’ll be spending two nights in Albuquerque at the Holiday Inn. (breakfast included)