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Los Angeles to San Francisco Express
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Until Dec 17 From Jan 18

LA, San Francisco, Vegas, the Grand Canyon they might as well rename this whole region "The American Best." Steel yourself for eight days of 24-hour thrills as you dive headfirst into the best the West has to offer. Scour the streets of classic American cities in search of the classic American meal the venerable hamburger then escape the grid to camp and explore in Yosemite and the Grand Canyon. Add in a streetwise CEO to keep you headed in the right direction, and youre all set for a whirlwind adventure you wont soon forget, if ever.

North America
  • Duration: 7 Days
  • Guaranteed Departure: Yes
  • For lovers of: Local Culture & Cuisine, Sightseeing, Walking Tour
  • Physical rating: Light
  • Accommodation standard:   Not Rated%
  • Traveller Tour Rating: 0%  
  • Your Guide: English speaking
  • Supplier Tour ID: NUAF.B/201684
  • Starts: Los Angeles, United States
  • Finishes: Yosemite National Park, United States
You will Visit
  • Los Angeles
  • Lake Havasu
  • Grand Canyon
  • Las Vegas
  • Bishop
  • Yosemite National Park
  • San Francisco

Itinerary

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Day 1: Los Angeles

Arrive at any time.
Enjoy free time in Santa Monica, where the hostel is located, and check out the famous pier or hit the beach. Consider booking pre-tour accommodation if you'd like to see all of the popular sights in the area.

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Day 2: Los Angeles/Lake Havasu

Be on celebrity-watch while passing by a few popular sites on the way out of California's most glamourous city. Hike among the boulders and famous Joshua trees, then cool off in the crystal-clear waters of the Colorado River at Lake Havasu.

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Day 3: Lake Havasu/Grand Canyon

Visit the mighty Grand Canyon. Take short hikes and enjoy sunset at the edge of the canyon.
In the morning, discover something unexpected, the London Bridge, in Lake Havasu City. Continue across vast desert landscapes to one of the earth's greatest on-going geological spectacles: the Grand Canyon. Take short hikes at the most spectacular gorge in the world and enjoy a pizza dinner at the rim as you view the stunning sunset.

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Day 4: Grand Canyon/Las Vegas

Enjoy a bird's-eye view of the Grand Canyon with an optional helicopter flight. Travel Route 66, then explore Las Vegas along the strip and opt for a VIP party limo experience.
For our night in Las Vegas, we stay close to the action in a hotel in the city centre.

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Day 5: Las Vegas/Sierra Nevadas

Visit a land of extremes in Death Valley National Park.

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Day 6: Sierra Nevadas/Yosemite National Park

Discover Yosemite's peaks, granite domes and giant sequoias. Marvel at majestic waterfalls, lakes and meadows.
With a keen eye, you may be lucky enough to spot black bears, deer or coyotes.

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Day 7: Yosemite National Park/San Francisco

Catch a glimpse of the Golden Gate Bridge on the way into one of America's most popular cities. Trip ends upon arrival to San Francisco. Opt to take a cable car ride over the steep hills, rent a bike to explore the city on wheels, or set sail into the setting sun.
There's a lot to see and do in San Francisco, and we recommend spending extra time here if you'd like to explore the city; speak to your sales agent to book extra accommodation. Haight-Ashbury, Alcatraz, the Golden Gate Bridge, Fisherman's Wharf and the city's famous cable cars await you.

Inclusions:
    Activities
    • Entrance fees to all national parks with hiking and walking excursions
    • London Bridge visit (Lake Havasu)
    • Sunset at the rim of the Grand Canyon
    • Death Valley visit
    • Self-inflating mattresses and dome tents
    • All transport between destinations and to/from included activities
    Accommodation
    • Hotels/hostels (2 nts, some multi-share), participation camping (4 nts)
    • 4 breakfasts, 4 lunches, 4 dinners
    Transport
    • Air-conditioned private vehicle, walking
    Group Leader
    • 1 or 2 Chief Experience Officers (CEOs) throughout, depending on group size
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Tour Highlights:
  • Stargaze in Los Angeles
  • Experience a Grand Canyon sunset
  • Roll the dice in Las Vegas
  • Camp under the stars
  • Hike in Yosemite.