Grand Canyon Railway Offers Reduced Rates On Packages


Good news train travelers, the Grand Canyon Railway (GCR) is reducing its rates on select packages July 22 through Aug. 13, 2011.

The Grand Canyon Railway offers a variety of multi-night packages that include train travel to and from Grand Canyon National Park, accommodations and some meals.

The train trip from Williams to Grand Canyon National Park takes approximately two hours and 15 minutes and runs 65 miles through ponderosa pine forests and scenic desert landscapes. The train offers four classes of service – coach, first class, observation dome and luxury parlor.

The prices quoted below are for coach class travel, are valid July 22 through Aug. 13, 2011 and are per couple based on double occupancy in a standard room at the Grand Canyon Railway Hotel (GCRH) in Williams, Ariz. Rates do not include taxes or the park entrance fee. Upgrades to seats in first class, observation dome and luxury parlor are available. Rates for children ages two through 15 staying in the same room are available as well.

 

  1. The Railway Express Plus features roundtrip coach-class train travel and two nights of lodging at the Grand Canyon Railway Hotel. The rate for this package is $390 per couple, a savings of $88 versus the regular rate.
  2. The Railway Getaway Plus features roundtrip coach-class train travel, two nights of lodging at the Grand Canyon Railway Hotel and two breakfasts and two dinners per person. The rate for this package is $506 per couple, a savings of $84.
  3. The Canyon Limited features roundtrip coach-class train travel, one dinner and one breakfast per person at Grand Depot Café adjacent to the Williams Depot, one night of lodging at the Grand Canyon Railway Hotel, one night of lodging in Grand Canyon National Park and a motorcoach tour of the South Rim. The rate for this package is $575 per couple, a savings of $59.
  4. The Canyon Limited Plus features roundtrip coach-class train travel, one night of lodging at the Grand Canyon Railway Hotel followed by one night of lodging in Grand Canyon National Park and a second night of lodging at the Grand Canyon Railway Hotel, two breakfasts and two dinners per person at the Grand Canyon Depot Cafe and motorcoach rim tour. The rate for this package is $772 per couple, a savings of $84. 

 

The Grand Canyon Railway Hotel was designed to resemble the historic Fray Marcos Hotel and Williams Depot structures that stand nearby. The hotel is comprised of 199 standard rooms, 87 deluxe rooms, 10 suites and one luxury suite – the Rail Baron Suite – as well as two spacious meeting rooms available for wedding receptions, seminars and other functions; a large courtyard with barbecue and wet bar; a game room for children; a large enclosed crescent-shaped pool and hot tub and an exercise room.

Grand Canyon Railway is an authorized concessioner of the National Park Service and the U.S. Forest Service. For more information, http://www.thetrain.com or call 1-800-THE-TRAIN (1-800-843-8724).

The Grand Canyon Railway is operated by Xanterra Parks & Resorts.

 

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