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Overview

This tour covers it all. From a seaside playground to unparalleled canyon vistas to Zion's intriguingly shaped rocks, glittering Las Vegas, and Giant Sequoias.

Detailed Itinerary

Arrive Los Angeles International Airport and transfer independently to the hotel where you will meet your Tour Director.

Today your journey begins and takes you through Palm Springs, the winter playground for Hollywood royalty, with its lively downtown and immaculately kept golf courses at the base of the rugged San Jacinto Mountains. A sea of wind turbines mark the entrance to this desert oasis. Afterwards you will pass through Indio, home to the Int'l Date Festival in the Coachella Valley.

Motor coach tour commences. Joining passengers meet in the lobby of the designated Hotel at 07:30 hours for 08:00 hours departure.

Travel through the Sonoran Desert, the richest, most biologically diverse desert ecosystem in the Americas. Continue to Sedona, a city situated in a unique geological area and encircled by distinctive red-rock monoliths with such names as Cathedral and Coffee Pot. Then drive through the breathtaking Oak Creek Canyon before arriving at Grand Canyon National Park. Majestic Grand Canyon National Park is one of the 7 great natural wonders of the world. Stop at the rim to fully experience this mile-deep colorful canyon's plunging gorges, and rising spires formed by the mighty Colorado River.

As you journey further today, you will enter the Navajo Indian Reservation, passing the trading post of Cameron. Continue through the Painted Desert and the region of Monument Valley, an area that embodies perhaps the most iconic images of the American West. In the late afternoon, enter the town of Page, situated on a mesa above the Colorado River, and we welcome you to enjoy an evening at leisure.

Visit the mighty Glen Canyon Dam, the second highest concrete-arch dam in America. From here you'll enjoy views of stunning Lake Powell, where crystal blue water laps against towering red-rock canyon walls. This morning, arrive in Utah, known for the Mormon Community, and pass through the town of Kanab before visiting spectacular Bryce Canyon. This evening, weather permitting, be sure to gaze upon the spectacular night sky filled with sparkling stars and brilliant constellations.

Travel today to Zion National Park and see the massive rock formations carved by wind, time, and the Virgin River. This afternoon experience the contrast of Las Vegas, the dazzling "Entertainment Capital of the World," where round-the-clock shopping, nightly shows, and of course gambling are available.

Today is at leisure for you to enjoy the many attractions that Las Vegas has to offer. In addition to world-class shopping, bustling casinos, and Broadway-caliber shows, you might simply stroll the famous Strip taking in its amazing sights, or "shop 'til you drop" at designer outlets.

Your tour stops at the iconic Las Vegas Welcome Sign where you may wish to capture your photo memory of Las Vegas. Having enjoyed glamorous Las Vegas, it will be a sharp contrast this afternoon to enter the quiet and extreme environment of Death Valley. Stop at Zabriskie Point and Furnace Creek Ranch/Visitors Center before continuing across the valley and ascending the Sierra Nevada Mountains to the alpine resort town of Mammoth Lakes. The area gained prominence as the gold mining town in the 19th century and today is renowned for the superior skiing terrain and staggeringly beautiful mountain vistas.

Your journey today brings you to the Tioga Pass into the scenic wonderland of Yosemite National Park. Here, you will experience the valley floor and its splendors including the glacial-shaped granite formations of El Capitan, Half Dome, the magnificent Bridal Falls and Yosemite Falls. Overnight in nearby Modesto.

Depart early this morning to arrive in San Francisco, one of the most beloved cities in America. Enjoy a comprehensive sightseeing tour before arriving at your hotel.

Transfer independently to the airport for your return flight.

Inclusions

+ 2 complimentary breakfasts*
+ Enjoy a welcome reception where you will meet your fellow travelers.
+ Discover the famed mid-century architecture of “Hollywood’s desert retreat” during a visit to Palm Springs.
+ Gaze at the majesty of the Grand Canyon.
+ Relive American western film history, witnessing the iconic western landscapes of Monument Valley.
+ Capture the unique rock formations of Bryce Canyon National Park.
+ Enjoy leisure time for shopping, gambling, eating, or all of the above in glitzy Las Vegas.
+ Post an Instagram of yourself at the iconic “Welcome to Las Vegas” sign.
+ Traverse the lowest and driest spot within the western hemisphere: Death Valley National Park.
+ Explore the magnificent falls during a visit to majestic Yosemite National Park (weather permitting).
+ Take in the sites and sounds of the City by the Bay, San Francisco, including the Golden Gate Bridge, Union Square, and Fisherman’s Wharf.

Exclusions

International airfares
Optional activities
Other meals, drinks, tips and other personal expenses or services not specified on the program
Personal equipment
Travel insurance
Gratuities
Voluntary tips for guides or drivers
Travel and medical insurance
Any items not mentioned as included

Notes

Hotels Used OR Similar
Los Angeles - Hilton Los Angeles Airport
Phoenix - Best Western Plus Executive Residency Phoenix North Happy Valley*
Grand Canyon - Squire Resort at Grand Canyon, Best Western Signature Collection
Page/Lake Powell - Hyatt Place Page/Lake Powell*
Bryce Canyon - Bryce View Lodge*
Las Vegas - Luxor Las Vegas - Pyramid Rooms
Mammoth Lakes or Fresno - Mammoth Mountain Inn or Hampton Inn Fresno Airport*
Yosemite Gateway - Doubletree by Hilton Modesto
San Francisco - Hilton San Francisco Union Square

*Complimentary breakfast offered by a hotel may be discontinued at any time with or without notice.

ALL DEPARTURE DATES ARE GUARANTEED TO OPERATE.

EXPERIENCE MORE (OPTIONALS) Rates available on request
+ Take flight over the magnificent Grand Canyon for unforgettable experience.
+ Jump into a Jeep and taking an in depth tour of Monument Valley.
+ Capture the intense colors and ethereal light of Antelope Canyon.
+ How about a boot stompin’ dinner with country music fun at Ebenezer’s Barn in Bryce Canyon.
+ Experience the glitz and glam of Las Vegas during an extensive evening tour.
+ Hop on board a cable car during an extensive night tour of San Francisco and enjoy the “City by the Bay”.
+ Enjoy city views and up-close experience of the Golden Gate Bridge during the 1 hr. SFO Bay Cruise.

IMPORTANT NOTE
**Winter Routing The Tioga Pass may be closed due to weather or road conditions, in which case you will overnight in Fresno or Visalia and a visit to Mammoth Lakes will not be possible (winter routing applies to all departures between October and May under normal snow conditions).

Please note that the prices are starting from and that upon sending a new request with specific date we will send the applicable rate and availability.

Program Touring / Guide

Escorted Experience

Trip Highlights

Los Angeles - Phoenix - Grand Canyon - Page/Lake Powell - Bryce Canyon - Las Vegas - Mammoth Lakes or Fresno - Yosemite Gateway - San Francisco

Fixed Departure
03 May, 2024

Hotel
AUD 3,725 P P twin share
AUD 5,170 P P single
ON REQUEST

17 May, 2024

Hotel
AUD 3,725 P P twin share
AUD 5,170 P P single
ON REQUEST

31 May, 2024

Hotel
AUD 3,725 P P twin share
AUD 5,170 P P single
ON REQUEST

21 Jun, 2024

Hotel
AUD 3,725 P P twin share
AUD 5,170 P P single
ON REQUEST

05 Jul, 2024

Hotel
AUD 3,725 P P twin share
AUD 5,170 P P single
AVAILABLE

26 Jul, 2024

Hotel
AUD 3,725 P P twin share
AUD 5,170 P P single
AVAILABLE

09 Aug, 2024

Hotel
AUD 3,725 P P twin share
AUD 5,170 P P single
ON REQUEST

23 Aug, 2024

Hotel
AUD 3,725 P P twin share
AUD 5,170 P P single
AVAILABLE

30 Aug, 2024

Hotel
AUD 3,725 P P twin share
AUD 5,170 P P single
AVAILABLE

13 Sep, 2024

Hotel
AUD 3,725 P P twin share
AUD 5,170 P P single
ON REQUEST

27 Sep, 2024

Hotel
AUD 3,725 P P twin share
AUD 5,170 P P single
AVAILABLE

18 Oct, 2024

Hotel
AUD 3,725 P P twin share
AUD 5,170 P P single
AVAILABLE

01 Nov, 2024

Hotel
AUD 3,523 P P twin share
AUD 4,614 P P single
AVAILABLE

13 Dec, 2024

Hotel
AUD 3,523 P P twin share
AUD 4,614 P P single
AVAILABLE

10 Jan, 2025

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AUD 3,523 P P twin share
AUD 4,614 P P single
AVAILABLE

07 Feb, 2025

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AUD 3,523 P P twin share
AUD 4,614 P P single
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14 Mar, 2025

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AUD 3,523 P P twin share
AUD 4,614 P P single
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