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BERLIN (Golden Spike 150th Anniversary Special Trip #2)

Jul 13

Trip #2: The Eastbound OVERLAND
An Excursion to Mark the 150th Anniversary of the Golden Spike
Emeryville (Oakland), CA to Denver, CO to Chicago, IL
2,438 miles of scenery and fun!
Saturday, May 11 thru Tuesday, May 14, 2019

The BERLIN is proud to participate in two Golden Spike Excursions, operated by Altiplano Railtours, in May 2019. Plan to be a part of history as we celebrate the 150th anniversary of the driving of the Golden Spike marking the completion of the first transcontinental railroad!

Our excursion will utilize the beautiful private railcars BERLIN and SUPER DOME.

SATURDAY May 11th:  Today we will depart Emeryville (Oakland) behind Amtrak train #6.  Boarding begins at 8:30 AM with a 9:00 AM departure. You may board further down the line at regularly scheduled Amtrak stops with advance notification, but the fare will be the same.  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 Canyons 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.

BERLIN fares and space availability – all rooms contain a toilet, sink and private shower
Suite A: SOLD
Suite B: $2999 per person, double occupancy
Suite C: SOLD
Bedroom D: $2250 per person, double occupancy
Suite E: $2750 per person, double occupancy
Suite F: SOLD

Payment can be made by check or money order.  Checks and money orders should be made payable to Altiplano Railtours and mailed to Altiplano Railtours, 7256 Gerard Drive, Eden Prairie, MN 55346.

Refund Policy:  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 cancellations rules apply to everyone. We highly recommend obtaining trip insurance to cover you in case of accident, health issue, or a similar problem. The cost per person is very low.

Altiplano Railtours reserves the right to make equipment changes without notice and to make schedule changes with notice.