When you arrive at San Francisco airport the hotel shuttle will take you to the hotel where you'll stay for the rest of the day.(Free San Francisco Airport pick up time: 8:30AM-10:30PM)
Hotel: CitiGarden Hotel in South San Francisco
Our tour starts with visiting Stanford University, one of the most famous research institutions in the world. Then we will be crossing the Bay Bridge to view the Golden Gate Bridge and the wonderful Palace of Fine arts. You may take a cruise on your own to view the Treasure Island and Alcatraz Island. By the afternoon, you will have to choose either to spend free time with your beloved friends or take the San Francisco extensive tour which includes a visit to the Catholic Church and the Twin peaks (at your own cost). We will head back to the hotel after dinner.
Hotel: Crowne Plaza Union City or equivalent
Enjoy a peaceful and natural environment as we take you to 17 Mile Drive. Then we will head to Monterey Aquarium. We will also enjoy Steam Train Ride in Redwood. In the evening we will leave for Los Angeles.
Standard Hotel: Howard Johnson Fullerton, Holiday Inn La Mirada , Comfort Suites Rosemead, Best Western Rowland Heights or equivalent
Deluxe Hotel: Radisson Hotel whittier, Double Tree by Hilton Santa Ana, Pacific Plams Golf Resort or equivalent
Heading to Mojave Desert in the morning, we'll pass by the Bernardino Mountains when leaving Los Angeles. After exploring the Vast desert with its peculiarly shaped Joshua trees, we will go shopping at Barstow outlet and then move to Las Vegas, have a brief rest and then continue to Utah and stay at Richfield for the night.
Standard Hotel: Appletree Inn (145 S Main St, Richfield, UT 84701) or similar
A visit Arches National park will enable you to see the world's highest number of natural arches and explore how erosion shaped those beautiful arches. We will then drive along Rockies till arriving in Denver to spend the night.
Hotel: Hotel VQ, Denver or equivalent
Heading North, we will pass by the capital of Wyoming, the city of Cheyenne, hosting biggest Rodeo events annually. Afterwards we will move to Crazy Horse Indian memorial where you will be able to view faces of American icons carved in mountains, as for example the face of Theodore Roosevelt and Abraham Lincoln. We will then visit the wild animal base in bear country before we head to Gillette to spend the night.
Hotel: Days Inn, Gillette or equivalent
Having finished our breakfast, we will head to the Yellowstone national Park passing by the famous Big Horn reservation. The Yellowstone Park contains hot springs, mountains covered with snow along with some beautiful waterfalls. We will stay Yellowstone for the night.
Hotel: Dude and Roundup or equivalent
Next morning, we will be continuing our visit to the Yellowstone, we will see Yellowstone Lake, the Yellowstone Grand Canyon and drive along the river snake to the Teton Park. Afterwards, we will move to Jackson Hole Wyoming Cowboy town. By evening we will be at Salt Lake City where we will spend the night.
Hotel: Ramada Limited, Salt Lake City or equivalent
Today, we will visit the Salt Lake City and the richest Copper mine in the world called "Bingham". Moving by then to Vegas, there we will explore night life and enjoy some entertaining shows as the Volcano show and the Music fountain at Bellagio.
Hotel: Circus Circus Casino Hotel, Las Vegas or equivalent
We will leave Las Vegas to move to go shop in Tanger Center in Barstow. By evening, we will arrive in Los Angeles.
Domestic flights depart LAX airport after 9:30 while international ones depart at 10:30; please arrange your light in accordance.
(You can depart from Las Vegas leaving the tour group, but you have to arrange transportation on your own.)
**Do not book any airline tickets until you receive your booking confirmation.**
"During winter (20th of October): This tour might go to 17 Miles Scenic Drive instead of Yosemite National Park depending on weather conditions."
Departure and Return Details
Entrance fees to various attractions are not included