We leave Los Angeles in the morning to drive across San Bernardino Mountains, and reach the Mojave Desert. The desert is the largest in North America with yucca plants and peculiarly shaped Joshua trees. We will stop at the Barstow outlet to have lunch and do some shopping before we move to Las Vegas. We will have a brief stop then, continue to Utah.
Hotel: American Best Value Inn, St. George or equivalent
(Notes: If you will join the tour in Las Vegas, please wait at the first floor of Circus Circus Casino Hotel Skyrise Tower near the elevator, at 3:00 PM )
Today we will explore Lake Powell National Recreation Area. Lake Powell is enclosed by 96 side canyons of the Glen Canyon. You can take a Cruise on the lake (optional) before we head to the Red RockCanyon and reach at Bryce Canyon National Park. Enjoy the surrounding which is full of beautiful reddish-colored sandstones. We will then drive to Salt Lake City and spend the night there.
Hotel: Salt Lake City, Comfort Inn Airport or equivalent
Wyoming the Cowboy state is our next destination. You can find Rockies covered by snow, and cows feed in the refreshing morning air with the sheep. Have lunch in the western town of Jackson and visit the Grand Teton National Park. Teton Range reaches up to thousand feet above the Snake RiverValley surrounded by lakes and forests. After, we will visit the Yellowstone National Park which is home to the largest Volcano in the world. It has beautiful landscapes; waterfalls, snow covered mountains, lakes, meadows, and much more.
Hotel: Yellowstone Park Inn or equivalent
Continuing our tour in the Yellowstone National Park, we are to see the Yellowstone Lake, crown jewel of the park, the upper and lower falls and the famous Artist Point of Grand Canyon of Yellowstone. Also view the amazing hot springs and enjoy a drive through the Yellowstone Park.
Hotel: Salt Lake City, Ramada Limited, or equivalent
Visit the State House of Utah this morning, the Mormon Temple and the virtue kingdom of Mormons. After a friendly tour given by missionary sisters, continue to Great Salt Lake Marina and Bingham Canyon Copper Mine. We will move to Las Vegas after lunch. By evening we will be exploring the night life of Las Vegas. On an optional tour you can visit the neon-light show on Fremont Street, the World’s largest hotel Palazzo Venetian Mega Centre and the volcano show at Mirage.
Hotel: Las Vegas, Stratosphere Casino Hotel or equivalent
Before heading to the Grand Canyon we will first visit the Hoover Dam and Lake Mead. Afterwards, we will be at the Grand Canyon enjoying one of the seven wonders in the world. Take the park shuttle to get into the canyon. You can view the Canyon on a helicopter, on boat or whatever you want. There are a lot to explore at the Canyon; you can take the park shuttle to the Guano Point and Eagle Point. At the Eagle Point, walk the glass bridge "Skywalk" (optional) that is suspended 4,000 feet above the Colorado River. By the evening we will return to Las Vegas. Watch the world’s renowned show (optional) on your own.
Hotel: CIRCUS CIRCUS Casino Hotel, Las Vegas or equivalent
(Note that you are to pay admission fee to Grand Canyon West Rim upon arrival.)
We will visit the Ethel Chocolate Factory to see how chocolates are being made and sample some delicious pieces of chocolate. Delve through the botanical gardens and explore the cacti species. At Barstow Outlet we will have a small stop. We will drop you at the same point where we picked you up from in Los Angeles.
Also, please arrange your flight departure from Las Vegas after 2:00p.m (please provide your own transportation to Las Vegas airport). If you will depart from LAX airport, then arrange your flight after 9:30p.m for U.S domestic flight or after 10:30p.m for International flight.)
Do not book any airline tickets until you receive your booking confirmation.
Departure and Return Details
03:00 PM Circus Circus Hotel Sky Rise Tower 2nd floor lift,
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 Hotel Irvine 17900 Jamboree Rd. Irvine CA 92614
7:15 AM Quality Suites Inn 7709 Telegraph Rd, Montebello, CA 90640 (Hotel Guests Only)
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.