After the train whistles then it's time to begin. You will roll across beautiful landscapes, lots of trees, canyons, and you'll be able to see unique wildlife that native to the area. Uniformed attendants will be friendly and courteous and be there to help you if you have a problem. You will also be up to enjoy the full strolling musician who has sing-alongs and you also be treated to an old West trade robbery as well as Western characters recreated as you travel back in time to 1901.
After you've finished the journey your train arrives at the Grand Canyon Depot. This is the only remaining loud people still in operation in the United States. You would then be escorted to some of the most beautiful overlooks of the Grand Canyon. You also get a narrated motorcoach rim tour that gives you an even better experience.
Step aboard the Grand Canyon Railway for a trip to the majestic Grand Canyon you'll never forget. Feel the rumble of a vintage train as the engine chugs 65 miles across beautiful Northern Arizona countryside. The train offers kaleidoscopic views of the San Francisco Peaks and rolls through valleys adorned in wild flowers, dense pine forests, high desert plains and small canyons.
The excitement begins at the historic 1908 Williams Depot. Before the train departs you will be entertained at a Wild West shootout featuring the Cataract Creek Gang in an outdoor theater. Shop in one of two gift shops, or enjoy a hearty buffet breakfast before departure at the Grand Depot Cafe next to the depot.
Then, hear the train whistle pierce the fresh morning air, beckoning passengers for a trip on the old iron horse to the Grand Canyon. Uniformed coach attendants provide you with white-gloved courtesy and service. Aboard the train, enjoy the tunes of strolling musicians who conduct sing-a-longs, an Old West train robbery, and the antics of western characters as they recreate train travel as it was back in 1901.
The train arrives at the historic 1910 Grand Canyon Depot, the only remaining log depot still in operation in the United States. Buildings like the El Tovar Hotel, Hopi House and Bright Angel Lodge salute arriving guests as you pull into the station and disembark from the train. A narrated motorcoach rim tour enhances your visit by escorting you to the most scenic overlooks of the Canyon. A hot buffet lunch is included with the tour.