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Sin, Surf & Sierras – Las Vegas to LA
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Until Dec 17 From Jan 18

For the traveller who wants it all, this desert-to-coast journey delivers in spades. Throw caution to the wind in Las Vegas, then cleanse those chakras with pristine national park hiking. Youll drive the legendary Pacific Coast Highway for views that are postcard-perfect and finish in Los Angeles for a final burst of movie star glamour. A private vehicle and participation camping offer affordability and flexibility while letting you get to know your fellow travellers, and making this a road trip to remember.

North America
  • Duration: 9 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/Link Tour Code: NUVA.A/201715
  • Starts: Las Vegas, United States
  • Finishes: Los Angeles, United States
You will Visit
  • Las Vegas
  • Bishop
  • Yosemite National Park
  • San Francisco
  • Morro Bay
  • Los Angeles

Itinerary

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Day 1: Las Vegas

Arrive at any time.
Please note, Day 1 is an arrival day and there are no planned activities.

This tour leaves Las Vegas in the morning on Day 2; if you would like to spend any additional time here, we recommend booking pre-tour accommodation.

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Day 2: Las Vegas/Sierra Nevadas

Visit a land of extremes in Death Valley National Park.
Visit one of the country's most rugged landscapes, legendary Death Valley, the hottest and driest spot on earth and home to the lowest point in North America.

End the day surrounded by peaks in the town of Bishop.

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Day 3: Sierra Nevadas/Yosemite National Park

Morning trip to Mono Lake; walk among the tufa towers. Discover Yosemite's peaks, granite domes and giant sequoias. Marvel at majestic waterfalls, lakes and meadows.

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Day 4: Yosemite National Park

Use free time to explore Yosemite by foot, bike or shuttle.
Full day to explore Yosemite NP. Hike the many trails Yosemite has to offer and be inspired by this stunning landscape. Opt to rent a bike and cycle in Yosemite Valley.

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Day 5: Yosemite National Park/San Francisco

Catch a glimpse of the Golden Gate Bridge on your way into one of America's most popular cities. Opt to ride a cable car over the steep hills, explore by bicycle or set sail in the setting sun.
Arrive in one of the most iconic cities in the world: San Francisco. Your CEO will point out some popular sites during the drive into town.

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Day 6: San Francisco

Enjoy a free day to explore San Francisco.

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Day 7: San Francisco/Morro Bay

Visit historic Monterey. Marvel at the beautiful coastline and mountain ranges of Big Sur along the Pacific coast. Arrive in time for sunset on Morro Bay.
Crashing waves, rolling fog, and sheer rocky cliffs will make this journey down California's coast Highway 1 an unforgettable experience.

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Day 8: Morro Bay/Los Angeles

Travel along the stunning Pacific coast and return to where it all began in LA.
Pass by Santa Barbara as we make our way to Los Angeles. Your CEO will point out a few famous neighborhoods and landmarks on the drive into the City of Angels.

Enjoy free time in Santa Monica, where the hostel is located, and check out the famous pier or hit the beach.

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Day 9: Los Angeles

Depart at any time.
There's a lot to see and do in LA, and we recommend spending extra time here if you'd like to explore Hollywood, Rodeo Drive and other hot spots around the city; speak to your sales agent to book extra accommodation.

Inclusions:
    Activities
    • Entrance fees to all national and state parks with hiking and walking excursions
    • Orientation to Las Vegas
    • Death Valley visit
    • Mono Lake visit
    • Self-inflating mattresses and dome tents while camping
    • All transport between destinations and to/from included activities
    Accommodation
    • Hotels/hostels (4 nts, some multi-share), participation camping (4 nts)
    • 4 breakfasts, 5 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:
  • Hike in Yosemite National Park
  • Revel in the glitz of Las Vegas
  • Break a sweat in Death Valley
  • Stargaze in Los Angeles
  • Drive California's scenic Highway 1.