In the morning, we will leave Los Angeles for Las Vegas. Along the way, we will pass through the beautiful Mojave Desert where we will check out the Yucca and Joshua trees. We will arrive in Las Vegas in the afternoon where an optional tour of the beautiful city awaits us. (Guests joining the tour from Las Vegas are requested to meet the tour guide by the second floor elevator in Skyrise Tower of Circus Circus Casino Las Vegas). Leaving Las Vegas behind, we will make our way to St. George Utah where we will spend the night.
Hotel: Red Lion St. George or similar
We will drive to Glen Canyon in the morning. While there, we will pay a visit to Lake Powell-the second largest artificial lake in the US. The beautiful shimmering lake is surrounded by 96 canyons and provides for impressive views. Our next stop will be the Antelope Canyon where we will enjoy more fantastic views before proceeding to Bryce Canyon National Park. At Bryce Canyon, we will check out the hoodoo rocks the park is famous for-the rocks are reddish-orange colored sandstone formations. We will also check out the spires, pinnacles, mesas and bridges at the park before proceeding to Salt Lake City where we will spend the night.
Hotel: Courtyard Marriot Salt Lake City Airport or similar
We will drive through part of Utah, Idaho and Wyoming on our way to Jackson Hole. We will check out the Elk Antler Arches in downtown Jackson before proceeding to the Grand Teton National Park in the afternoon. At the park, we will enjoy wonderful views of the snow covered mountains, shimmering alpine lakes, and beautiful wildlife that call the park home. Leaving the Grand Teton behind, we will proceed to Yellowstone National Park where we will enjoy more fantastic views. We will check out the Fountain Paint Pot, Grand Prismatic Hot Spring, West Thumb Geyser Basin and Old Faithful. We will spend the night in Big Sky Montana.
Hotel: Lodge at Big Sky Resorts or similar
We will continue our tour of the bewitching Yellowstone Park. We will check out the shimmering Yellowstone Lake, the beautiful Fishing Bridge and the Thundering Upper Falls. We will then proceed to Salt Lake City where we will spend the night.
Hotel: Red Lion Downtown Salt Lake City or similar
We will leave the beautiful city of Salt Lake City and make our way to the exciting city of Las Vegas. There is an optional night tour of the beautiful city available for guests who can’t wait to explore what it has in store.
Hotel: Linq Casino Las Vegas
In the morning, we will drive to the Hoover Dam-the largest and tallest concrete structure of its time. While at the dam, we will also check out Lake Mead-a beautiful artificial lake which is North America’s largest artificial lake. We will then make our way to the Grand Canyon for a tour of its West Rim. The West Rim part of the canyon belongs to the Indian Reservation. While at the canon, we will enjoy an optional helicopter or sightseeing boat ride to enjoy wonderful views of the canyon. We will also pay a visit to the Eagle Point and Guano Point. At Eagle Point, we will enjoy an optional visit to the skywalk bridge. Leaving the canyon behind, we will make our way to Las Vegas where an optional view of the renowned show awaits us.
Hotel: Linq Casino Las Vegas
In the morning, we will make our way to the Ethel M Chocolate Factory and Botanical Cactus Garden. We will learn the art of chocolate making and taste delicious chocolate at the factory and also visit the Cactus Garden with its hundreds of cactus plants from all four US deserts. Leaving the factory and cactus garden behind, we will make our way to the Tanger Outlets in Barstow for a bit of discounted shopping. We will then make our way back to Los Angeles.
Hotel: Park Inn Radisson Covina or similar
Depending on your schedule, you can choose one of the eight options below:
- San Diego City Tour
- Los Angeles City Tour
- Palm Spring Outlet Center
- Universal Studios Hollywood
- San Diego Sea World
- The Pacific Ocean Aquarium, whale watching, the battleship Iowa Tour
- Tijuana Mexico San Diego/ USS Midway
- Guests are advised to avoid selecting the San Diego City Tour or San Diego Sea World tour for the last day of their tour.
- Guests will be charged an additional $50 per person in case the Los Angeles City Tour or Palm Spring Outlet tour is selected.
- An additional $15 per person will be charged for guests selecting the 1-day trip option to Disneyland or Universal Studio
Hotel: Park Inn Radisson Covina or Similar
Guests are advised to be careful in their selection of tour options line A or B as it will not be possible to make changes during the trip.
Line A: Los Angeles-Santa Barbara-Solvang-Silicon Valley-San Francisco
In the morning, we will leave Los Angeles for Santa Barbara-‘America’s Riviera’. Along the way, we will enjoy the scenic beauty of the Pacific Coast. We will check out the impressive new Mediterranean and old Spanish style architectures before proceeding to the gorgeous small town of Solvang-Danish for ‘Sunny Field’. The small town is dominated by Danish style architectures. We will then drive to Silicon Valley –the Icon of America’s high tech sectors. In the evening, we will drive to the Bay Area (Greater San Francisco) for the night.
Line B: Los Angeles-17 Mile Drive-San Francisco
We will leave Los Angeles for Santa Barbara in the morning. Along the way, we will enjoy the beautiful scenery of the Pacific Coast. We will check out the new Mediterranean and old Spanish style Architectures. We will then make our way to the Monterey Peninsula where we will enjoy the gentle sea breezes, the gorgeous seals and sea lions. We will also check out first-class golf courses. We will go on the scenic 17-Mile Drive before making our way to the Bay Area for the night.
Hotel: Courtyard Marriot Hotel or Similar
Please be careful while choosing between line A and B for the tour before departure as changes during the trip will not be possible once confirmed.
Line A: UC Berkeley-Cable Car-San Francisco
In the morning, we will head to UC Berkeley-one of the top universities in the world. Faculty, alumni and staff from the university have won 72 Nobel prizes. Leaving the university behind, we will proceed to San Francisco-home to over 50 rolling hills. We ride on a cable car and enjoy wonderful views of the city. We will check the Golden Gate Bridge-one of the city’s renowned landmarks and also enjoy an optional sightseeing boat tour from the Fisherman’s Wharf. We will also check out the Palace of Fine Arts-the only building standing following the 1915 world’s exposition.
Line B: Stanford University-San Francisco
We will pay a visit to Stanford University in the morning. The campus which sits on approximately 35 square kilometers is the second largest campus in America. Some of the university’s alumni have gone on to found high-tech companies such as Yahoo, Google, Cisco and Hewlett Packard. Our next stop will be the Golden Gate Bridge- one of the city’s landmarks. There is also an optional sightseeing boat tour from the Fisherman’s Wharf as well as a visit to the Palace of Fine Arts while in San Francisco. We will spend the night in Central California, Modesto.
Hotel: Courtyard Marriot Hotel or similar
Guests are advised to be careful in their selection between Line A and B of the tour as changes will not be possible during the trip.
Line A: Roaring Camp Redwood Forest Train-17 Miles-Monterey Aquarium-Los Angeles
We will pay a visit to the Roaring Camp-a beautiful village in the California Coastal Mountains in the morning. While there, we will enjoy a wonderful steam train ride that will transport us through the redwood forest and its beautiful surroundings. We will check out the picturesque Monterey Peninsula with its bewitching surroundings before embarking on the scenic 17 Mile Drive. We will also visit the Monterey Aquarium-home to hundreds of intriguing marine life species. We will spend the night in Los Angeles.
Line B: Yosemite National Park-Los Angeles
In the morning, we will pay a visit to the Sierra Nevada Mountains. We will pay a visit to Yosemite National Park- home to magnificent waterfalls, breathtaking glaciers, shimmering lakes and sparkling streams. Leaving the park behind, we will make our way to the Central Valley of California- the place where most of America’s fruits, nuts and vegetables are grown before heading back to Los Angeles.
Guests are advised to book their departure flights after 9: 30 pm for US domestic flights or after 10:30pm for international flights
Departure and Return Details
07:00 AM Days Inn Fountain Valley 9125 Recreation Circle, Fountain Valley
07:15 AM 99 Ranch Market Arcadia 1300 S. Goldem West Ave. CA 91007, Arcadia
07:15 AM Hilton Hotel San Gabriel, 225 W. Valley Blvd., CA 91776, San Gabriel (HOTEL GUEST ONLY )
07:15 AM Holidays Inn Select La Mirada, 14299 Firestone Blvd, CA 90638, La Mirada (Hotel guests only)
07:30 AM 99 Ranch Market Cerritos, 17713 Pioneer Blvd, CA 90701, Artesia
07:30 AM Knights Inn Rosemead 3633 N. Rosemead Blvd., CA 91770, Rosemead
07:45 AM The Hotel Fullerton (Crowne plaza)1500 S Raymond Ave, CA 92831 , Fullerton (Hotel guest only),
08:00 AM Comfort Suites Rosemead, 9488 Valley Blvd., CA 91770, Rosemead
08:30 AM Radisson Park In Covina 1211East Garvey street, Covina, CA 91724( Hotel guest Only),
08:30 Pacificpal Resot (Hotel Guest Only) 1 Industry Hills Pkwy,La puente CA
09:00 AM Best Westen Executive Rowland Heights 18880E Gale Ave., CA 91748, Rowland Heights
12:00 PM - 02:00 PM Las Vegas Buffet, 4300 E. Sunset Rd., C-1, NV 89014, Henderson
6:45 am Westin Bonaventure Hotel 404 S Figueroa St, Los Angeles, CA 90071 (Hotel Guest Only)
7:00 am Chinatown 600 N Broadway Los Angeles, CA 90012
7:00 am Santa Tree Ana 201 E MacArthur Blvd, Santa Ana, CA 92707 (Hotel Guests Only)
7:15 AM Quality Suites Inn 7709 Telegraph Rd, Montebello, CA 90640 (Hotel Guests Only)
7:15 am Hotel Irvine 17900 Jamboree Rd. Irvine CA 92614
7:15 am Radisson Hotel 7320 Greenleaf Ave, Whittier, CA 90602 (Hotel Guests Only)
7:30 am Courtyard Baldwin Park 14635 Baldwin Park Towne Center, Baldwin Park, CA 91706 ( Hotel Guests Only)
8:00 am Howard Johnson Hotel Fullerton 222 W Houston Ave, Fullerton, CA 92832
Entrance fees to various attractions are not included.