EXTRAORDINARY PRIVATE RAILROAD CAR JOURNEYS for 2018 and 2019
The BERLIN is proud to participate in two Altiplano Railtours (www.altiplanorail.com) Golden Spike Excursions in May 2019. Plan to be a part of history as we celebrate the 150th Anniversary of the completion of the first transcontinental railroad!
Trip #2 The Eastbound OVERLAND
Hurry! Only one bedroom remains!
A Special Celebration Excursion for the 150th Anniversary of the completion of the First Transcontinental Railroad.
Emeryville (Oakland), CA to Denver, CO to Chicago, IL
Saturday, May 11 - Tuesday, May 14, 2019
2438 Miles of scenery and fun!
We are very excited to announce a new private car trip for 2019 in celebration of the 150th anniversary of the Golden Spike! Our journey will begin at Emeryville (Oakland), CA on May 11th, 2019. We will be utilizing beautiful private railcars like the Super Dome and the Berlin for this trip. You may also board downline at regularly scheduled Amtrak stops with advance notification, but the fare will be the same. We will travel behind Amtrak's California Zephyr to Denver, CO where we will lay over one night. The next day we travel onwards to Chicago, IL.
SATURDAY May 11th - Today we will depart Emeryville (Oakland), CA behind Amtrak train #6. Boarding begins at 8:30 AM with a 9:00 AM departure. We will begin our trip by passing through Davis and Sacramento California before beginning our climb over Donner Pass. The day ends with a long crossing of the Northern Nevada Desert. Breakfast, lunch and dinner are served onboard
SUNDAY May 12th - Breakfast will be served this morning as we arrive into Green River, UT. Today we pass through Ruby and Glenwood Canyon as we approach the Rocky Mountains and Denver, CO. Upon arrival, we will overnight in historic Denver Union Station. You are free to enjoy the city while the railcars serve as your hotel room. Breakfast, lunch and dinner are served onboard
MONDAY May 13th - Today is a free day to explore Denver. Local rail highlights include the Forney Museum of Transportation and the Colorado Railroad Museum. Please be back at the train by 6:00PM. Dinner will be served onboard after we depart.
TUESDAY May 14th - Breakfast and lunch will be served onboard as we traverse Nebraska and Iowa before crossing the Mississippi River into Illinois.
PRICING AND AVAILABILITY for BERLIN - All rooms contain a toilet, sink and private shower.
Suite A: SOLD
Suite B: SOLD
Suite C: SOLD
Bedroom D: $2250 per person, double occupancy
Suite E: SOLD
Suite F: SOLD
Payment can be made by Check or Money order.
Checks/Money Order should be made payable to Altiplano Railtours and mailed
7256 Gerard Drive
Eden Prairie, MN 55346
Cancellation refund rules: 100 days prior to the start of any tour you will receive a full refund. 99 to 61 days before the departure of any tour you will receive a 50% cash/50% travel credit refund. Any cancellations received 60 or less days before the start of any tour will not receive any refund. These cancellation rules apply to everyone. We highly recommend getting Trip Insurance to cover you in case of accident, health issue, or a similar problem. The cost is very low per person.
Altiplano Railtours (www.altiplanorail.com) reserves the right to make equipment changes without notice and to make schedule changes with notice.
Trip #1 The Westbound OVERLAND
This May 2-5, 2019 trip is SOLD OUT!
Thank you for your patronage!