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10-Day San Francisco, Grand Canyon, Monterey, Theme Parks Tour from Los Angeles

  • Tour code: 678-610
  • Available: Daily
  • Depart from: Los Angeles, CA
  • Duration: 10 Days 9 Nights
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Highlights:

Visit Los Angeles, Las Vegas, San Francisco, San Diego, Monterey, Barstow, San Simeon, Solvang. Choice of Universal Studios, Disneyland, LA Tour, Palm Springs Shopping, San Diego and Santa Barbara. Choice of Grand Canyon South Rim or West Rim. Inclusions: 9 nights hotel accommodation

Special Remarks:

  • Visit Disneyland, one of the world's happiest places; the Grand Canyon; one of the seven wonders of the world; San Francisco, a city of culture; led by a professional English/Chinese guide.

Pricing Details

Single: $1558
Double (/Person): $1028
Third Person Adult: $100
Child (Age 3-8): $100
Fourth Person Adult: $688
Child (Age 3-8): $688

Note: *Price in USD is based on the lowest price per person per room over the next 30 days. Exact prices are displayed when you select a date.

  • Buy 2 get 3rd discounted details:
    • Cancellation of discounted passenger must be made at least 3 days before departure.
    • No-show (or late cancellation) of discounted passenger incurs $150 fee for the reserved bus seat.
    • Discounted price is not applicable on special holidays.
  • Child Rate: Child rates apply to ages 3-9. Infant under 2 years old is free of charge. Each hotel room can only accommodate a maximum 4 guests (adults,children and Infants).

Tour Itinerary

  • Day 1 Los Angeles
  • Day 2 Los Angeles - Las Vegas(269 miles)
  • Day 3 Tour Options: Grand Canyon West Rim or South Rim
  • Day 3 Tour Options: Grand Canyon West Rim or South Rim
  • Day 4 Las Vegas - Barstow - Los Angeles(252 miles)
  • Day 5 Tour Options: Theme Parks, LA Tour, Palm Springs Shopping, San Diego, Santa Barbara
  • Day 5 Tour Options: Theme Parks, LA Tour, Palm Springs Shopping, San Diego, Santa Barbara
  • Day 5 Tour Options: Theme Parks, LA Tour, Palm Springs Shopping, San Diego, Santa Barbara
  • Day 5 Tour Options: Theme Parks, LA Tour, Palm Springs Shopping, San Diego, Santa Barbara
  • Day 5 Tour Options: Theme Parks, LA Tour, Palm Springs Shopping, San Diego, Santa Barbara
  • Day 5 Tour Options: Theme Parks, LA Tour, Palm Springs Shopping, San Diego, Santa Barbara
  • Day 5 Tour Options: Theme Parks, LA Tour, Palm Springs Shopping, San Diego, Santa Barbara
  • Day 6 Tour Options: Theme Parks, LA Tour, Palm Springs Shopping, San Diego, Santa Barbara
  • Day 7 Tour Options: Theme Parks, LA Tour, Palm Springs Shopping, San Diego, Santa Barbara
  • Day 8 Los Angeles - Solvang - San Simeon - San Franscisco(370 miles)
  • Day 9 San Francisco - Modesto(78 miles)
  • Day 10 San Francisco - Monterey - Los Angeles(450 miles)
  • Order of the itinerary varies depending on day of departure.
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Day 1 Los Angeles

We begin our tour by meeting in Los Angeles, where a tour guide will meet you at the Baggage Claim Area of the airport. From there we will transfer to our hotel for check-in.
Standard Hotel: La Quinta Suite or similar
Dulexe Hotel: Quality Inn Rosemead/Pacific Palms City Of Industry/Hilton Hotel San Gabriel or similar

Day 2 Los Angeles - Las Vegas(269 miles)

Today we will drive from Los Angeles to Las Vegas, NV. Upon our arrival in Vegas, guests are invited to join a night tour of the city.

Las Vegas is known as the "Entertainment Capital of the World" for a good reason-- casinos and hotels line its streets, and visitors can gamble, see shows, and shop at virtually any hour of the day or night.

  • Always Available
    See fabulous Las Vegas at its best-- at night! This exciting tour of the famous Strip takes guests to sights such as the Bellagio Fountains, Venetian Hotel, Volcano at the Mirage, and historic Old Town Las Vegas.
    Admission (Optional): Adult $35; Child (3-12 yrs) $35|Duration: Approx. 3 Hours 30 Minutes
Standard Hotel: Excalibur Hotel or similar

Day 3 Tour Options: Grand Canyon West Rim or South Rim

In the morning, we will drive to the Grand Canyon National Park at the South Rim of the Grand Canyon. We will spend the day exploring this natural wonder, and even have the chance to see an IMAX Movie. We will return to Las Vegas for the night.
Option 1:

Las Vegas - Grand Canyon - Las Vegas

(335 miles)

Considered one of the seven natural wonders of the world, the Grand Canyon was carved over 17 million years by the Colorado River. This breathtaking, 18-mile-long canyon has been stunning visitors for hundreds of years.

  • Always Visit
    This relatively new tourist area in northeastern Arizona is run by the Hualapai Indians on their lands. Visitors to what they call the "West Rim" can see sights such as the Skywalk Glass Bridge, Hualapai Ranch, or Guano Point.
    Admission (Mandatory): Adult $90; Child $90; Includes Admission and Lunch
  • Always Visit
    Located in the West Rim of the Grand Canyon on the Hualapai Reservation, this engineering marvel offers visitors a view of the canyon unlike any other. The clear, glass bridge extends out over the lip of the gorge.
    Admission (Optional): Adult $25; Child (3-12 yrs) $25|Opening Hours: Mon - Sun 8:00am - 6:00pm|Duration: Approx. 20 Minutes
  • Always Available
    These exciting tours from the West Rim descend directly into the Grand Canyon. They combine the thrill of a helicopter and the speed of a pontoon boat to form an unforgettable up-close experience with the magnificent Grand Canyon.
    Admission (Optional): Adult $220; Child (3-12 yrs) $220
Option 2:

Las Vegas - Grand Canyon - Las Vegas

(551 miles)

Considered one of the seven natural wonders of the world, the Grand Canyon was carved over 17 million years by the Colorado River. This breathtaking, 18-mile-long canyon has been stunning visitors for hundreds of years.

  • Always Visit
    With one look at the Grand Canyon from its South Rim, it is easy to see why this side of the canyon attracts over five million visitors a year. It is also the most accessible and tourist-friendly rim.
    Admission (Mandatory): Adult $50; Child $50
  • Always Visit
    This film at the visitor's center in Grand Canyon National Park explores the history of the Grand Canyon as it relates to the humans who have interacted with it for the past thousands of years.
    Admission (Optional): Adult $13; Child (3-12 yrs) $10|Duration: Approx. 40 Minutes
Standard Hotel: Excalibur Hotel or similar
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Day 4 Las Vegas - Barstow - Los Angeles(252 miles)

Before returning to Los Angeles, we will visit the Ethel M Chocolate Factory and Botanical Gardens. On our way west, we will stop in Barstow, CA to visit the Tanger Outlets. We will arrive back in Los Angeles at night.

Las Vegas is known as the "Entertainment Capital of the World" for a good reason-- casinos and hotels line its streets, and visitors can gamble, see shows, and shop at virtually any hour of the day or night.

  • Always Visit
    A unique combination of food and flora, the Ethel M Chocolate Factory and Botanical Cactus Gardens outside of Las Vegas, NV has something for everyone. Both the gardens and the factory are open to the public free of charge.
    Opening Hours: Mon - Sun 8:30am - 6:00pm, Live chocolate production hours vary, but are generally Monday - Friday until 4:30 p.m. Chocolate factory workers are not available on Saturdays and Sundays.

Barstow serves as a civilized stop-over for off-road enthusiasts and desert adventurers and offers access to a very modest clutch of cultural sights. Find out and about a museum or two, including one with Route 66 as its focus, filming locations like Bagdad Cafe and quaint Calico Ghost Town.

  • Always Visit
    The Tanger Outlets in Barstow, California-- about halfway between Los Angeles and Las Vegas-- offer designer wares at bargain prices. Guests can enjoy discounts on everything from clothing to pocketbooks to electronics and so much more!
    Duration: Approx. 2 Hours
Standard Hotel: La Quinta Inn & Suites or similar
Dulexe Hotel: Quality Inn Rosemead/Pacific Palms City Of Industry/Hilton Hotel San Gabriel or similar

Day 5 Tour Options: Theme Parks, LA Tour, Palm Springs Shopping, San Diego, Santa Barbara

In the morning, we will drive along famous Highway One out of downtown Los Angeles until we reach Oxnard, famous for its numerous strawberry fields. After passing through, we will continue to lovely Santa Barbara where we will see intoxicating exotic scenery in this pearl of the Pacific. While we are in the area, we will stop by State Street to visit many local shops and the famous County Courthouse. In the afternoon, we will board an Seaview Train that will return us to Los Angeles, providing us with a an opportunity to admire the impeccable beauty of California's coast.
Option 1:

Universal Studios

One of the largest cities in the United States, LA is known worldwide as the home of the rich and famous. From its famous Hollywood neighborhood to landmarks like the Dolby Theater, this magnificent city is sure to provide fun and amusement for all!

  • Always Visit
    Universal Studios is located in Hollywood, capital of the American film industry. This movie-studio-themed park has attractions that include behind-the-scenes tours of movie sets as well as rides based on your favorite feature films.
Option 2:

Los Angeles - San Diego - Los Angeles

(241 miles)

One of the largest cities in the country is San Diego, California. This beautiful city sits on the Pacific Ocean in southern California, not far from the Mexican border. Come visit SeaWorld, or just enjoy the sights and sounds!

  • Always Visit
    The original SeaWorld park, SeaWorld San Diego is home to whales, dolphins, walruses, polar bears, and over 300 penguins. In addition to animals, the park also has several rides, including two roller coasters and a log flume.
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Option 3:

Los Angeles - San Diego - Los Angeles

(241 miles)

One of the largest cities in the country is San Diego, California. This beautiful city sits on the Pacific Ocean in southern California, not far from the Mexican border. Come visit SeaWorld, or just enjoy the sights and sounds!

  • Always Visit
    Balboa Park in San Diego, California is a 1,200-acre complex containing gardens, museums, and the famous San Diego Zoo. The park is almost 150 years old, and sees more than 12 million visitors every year as of 2001.
  • Always Visit
    Historic Old Town, San Diego is a historical and tourist-centered area that was the sight of the first European settlement in California. Within its boundaries are a litany of hotels, restaurants, shops, and two large parks.
  • Always Visit
    The USS Midway Museum is a maritime museum located on the Navy Pier in downtown San Diego. Much like the Intrepid in New York City, the museum consists of a decommissioned aircraft carrier that has become an educational facility.
  • Always Available
    On this cruise, you will sail the waters of the Port of San Diego and see the most important U.S. naval sites in the area, from statues and monuments to ships themselves, like aircraft carriers, frigates and hospital ships.
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Option 4:

LA City Tour

(15 miles)

Santa Monica is a beachfront city in western Los Angeles County, California, US. Santa Monica is home to executives and Hollywood celebrities amongst others and it is a mixture of very affluent, single-family neighborhoods, renters, surfers, young professionals, and students.

  • Always Visit
    This large pier in Santa Monica, California is an iconic and historic waterfront amusement park. It first opened in 1909. The building that houses its 1920s carousel is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.

One of the largest cities in the United States, LA is known worldwide as the home of the rich and famous. From its famous Hollywood neighborhood to landmarks like the Dolby Theater, this magnificent city is sure to provide fun and amusement for all!

  • Always Visit
    The TCL Chinese Theater (Grauman's Chinese Theatre until 2013) on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in Los Angeles, California is a world-famous theater that has been standing since 1926. The theater is named for its style of architecture.
  • Always Visit
    Built in 1922-- making it nearly a century old-- this outdoor amphitheater is known for its iconic "shell" dome over the stage. It is the largest natural amphitheater in the US, and can hold nearly 18,000 people.
  • Always Visit
    This major arena in the Los Angeles area is home to the Los Angeles Sparks, Los Angeles Kings, Los Angeles Lakers, and Los Angeles Clippers. It opened in 1999 and has a seating capacity of about 21,000.
  • Always Visit
    Located next to the Staples Center in downtown LA, this entertainment complex is home to the Nokia Theater (a live music venue), the Grammy Museum, a movie theater, hotels, ESON Zone, and restaurants.
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Option 5:

Disneyland

One of the largest cities in the United States, LA is known worldwide as the home of the rich and famous. From its famous Hollywood neighborhood to landmarks like the Dolby Theater, this magnificent city is sure to provide fun and amusement for all!

  • Always Visit
    This 72-acre sister park to Anaheim's Disneyland is based on the history and culture of California itself. The park has eight themed areas for visitors to explore, ranging from Hollywood Land to A Bug's Land.
  • Always Available
    California's Disneyland Park is the only theme park to be built under the watchful eye of Walt Disney himself. The "happiest place on Earth" is an 85-acre compound home to eight smaller theme "lands" and the famous Disneyland Resort.
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Option 6:

Los Angeles - Palm Springs - Los Angeles

(213 miles)

The city of Palm Springs in southeastern California is a desert resort with many recreational activities for those with active lifestyles. It is also the home of the star-studded Palm Springs International Film Festival, which occurs every January.

  • Always Visit
    This impressive shopping mall in southern California offers designer wares at bargain prices. Stores at the outdoor complex include Armani, Coach, Dolce & Gabbana, Elie Tahari, Gucci, Jimmy Choo, Saks Fifth Avenue Off 5th, Salvatore Ferragamo, and Versace.
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Option 7:

Los Angeles - Oxnard - Santa Barbara - Los Angeles

(190 miles)

This town northwest of Los Angeles on the Pacific coast is a large agricultural center for strawberries and lima beans. Given its position on the California riviera, the beaches of Oxnard aer picturesque and filled with fun.

"The American Riviera" in southern California is known for its year-round warm weather. It features miles of beaches as well as historic landmarks like the Mission Santa Barbara, a still-functioning church founded by Spanish missionaries in the 18th century.

  • Always Visit
    This is one of the major streets that runs north-south through downtown Santa Barbara, home to some of the city's best shops and restaurants. Visitors could spend an entire afternoon walking up and down the blocks!
  • Always Visit
    This courthouse was constructed in 1929 to serve as main judiciary center in Santa Barbara. Its design resembles the iconic white adobe and red-tiled roofs of the local Spanish-influenced architecture.
    Opening Hours: 8:00am - 5:00pm
  • Always Available
    This scenic train ride takes passengers up the beautiful California coastline, affectionately known as the "California Riviera." Passing through Santa Barbara to and from Los Angeles, the ride is a great was for guests to relax and enjoy the view.
    Admission (Optional): Adult $20
Standard Hotel: La Quinta Inn & Suites or similar
Dulexe Hotel: Quality Inn Rosemead/Pacific Palms City Of Industry/Hilton Hotel San Gabriel or similar
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Day 6 Tour Options: Theme Parks, LA Tour, Palm Springs Shopping, San Diego, Santa Barbara

Today, guests may choose from any of the options listed above for their daily activity.
Standard Hotel: La Quinta Inn & Suites or similar
Dulexe Hotel: Quality Inn Rosemead/Pacific Palms City Of Industry/Hilton Hotel San Gabriel or similar

Day 7 Tour Options: Theme Parks, LA Tour, Palm Springs Shopping, San Diego, Santa Barbara

Today, guests may choose from any of the options listed above for their daily activity.
Standard Hotel: La Quinta Inn & Suites or similar
Dulexe Hotel: Quality Inn Rosemead/Pacific Palms City Of Industry/Hilton Hotel San Gabriel or similar

Day 8 Los Angeles - Solvang - San Simeon - San Franscisco(370 miles)

In the morning we will head along the Pacific Coast Highway to Solvang, CA, home of the Denmark Village. After, we will make our way to San Simeon, CA to visit Hearst Castle. We will spend the night in San Francisco, CA area.

Antiquated windmills and Northern Europeans-style architecture punctuate the little village's skyline. Brilliant sunshine, boundless open country and rolling hills- these are the characteristics of what the original Danish immigrants called "Solvang" or "Sunny Field"

  • Always Visit
    This small city near Santa Barbara, California is a popular California tourist spot due to its historical significance. The town was settled by Danish immigrants, and today serves as a portal to the past for curious visitors.

  • Effective immediately 8/12/17, Hearst Castle is charging a registration fee of $8.00
per person.  Entrance is still $25.00 for adult and $13.00 for child.

The difference of $8.00 will be collected in the bus during the tour.
    This mansion was commissioned by Julia Morgan for William Randolph Hearst in April of 1915. Construction began in 1919 and continued through 1947. Because Hearst was constantly changing his ideas, the estate was not completed in his lifetime.
    Effective immediately 8/12/17, Hearst Castle is charging a registration fee of $8.00 per person. Entrance is still $25.00 for adult and $13.00 for child. The difference of $8.00 will be collected in the bus during the tour.
    Admission (Optional): Adult $33; Child (3-12 yrs) $21|Opening Hours: May - Sep 8:00am - 6:00pm, Oct - Feb 9:00am - 5:00pm|Duration: Approx. 1 Hour 30 Minutes
Standard Hotel: Hilton / Crowne Plaza Silicon Valley or similar

Day 9 San Francisco - Modesto(78 miles)

Today we will tour the city of San Francisco, CA. Stops on our tour include the Golden Gate Bridge, Fisherman's Wharf, and Palace of Fine Art. In the afternoon, guests will take a Extensive San Francisco Tour that visits even more locations. Overnight in Modesto.

San Francisco, the heart of central California's Bay Area, is famous for its iconic Golden Gate Bridge, its unique culture, and its position at the forefront of technological innovation. Beautiful weather and waterfront views await visitors as well!

  • Always Visit
    This San Francisco neighborhood is a popular tourist area due to its lovely scenery and abundance of shops, restaurants, museums, and other attractions. The area also hosts several annual events, such as a July 4th fireworks show.
  • Always Visit
    The iconic arches of San Francisco, California's Golden Gate Bridge are known the world over as a symbol of California and the San Francisco Bay area. From movies to postcards, the Golden Gate Bridge is an American icon.
  • Always Visit
    The grandiosely-named Palace of Fine Arts in San Francisco, California is a huge, ornate outdoor structure that is part of the U.S. National Register of Historic Places. Its amazing architecture has made it popular for weddings and photography.
  • Always Visit
    Lombard Street is a famous road in San Francisco that is known for having eight steep, hairpin turns climbing up a one-block stretch between Hyde and Leavenworth Streets. The strange-looking stretch of road is a famous Bay Area spot.
  • Always Visit
    San Francisco's incredibly famous Chinatown neighborhood in the oldest Chinatown in North America and the largest Chinese community outside of Asia. Established in 1848, this once-small enclave has grown to over 100,000 residents and draws tons of tourists annually.
  • Always Available
    The San Francisco Bay is almost as famous as the city itself. Guests on these boat tours can expect to see not just landmarks like the Golden Gate Bridge, but also the mysterious Angel Island, home of Alcatraz.
    Admission (Optional): Adult $30; Child (3-12 yrs) $20|Opening Hours: Closed on Christmas Day and New Year's Day
  • Always Available
    This in-depth tour of the city allows guests time at more of the famous Bay Area sights! See Saint Mary Church, Cliff House, Twin Peaks, San Francisco City Hall, and more!
    Admission (Mandatory): Adult $39; Child (3-12 yrs) $39
Standard Hotel: Best Western Hotel or similar

Day 10 San Francisco - Monterey - Los Angeles(450 miles)

Driving south from San Francisco, we will stop in Monterey, CA to see the scenic 17-Mile Drive and Monterey Bay. Then, we will make our way back to Los Angeles, stopping at the the Outlets at Tejon Ranch on the way back. After arrive in Los Angeles, we will be transferred to the airport for flights home. See "Departure and Return Details" for more information.

Monterey was the capital of Alta California under both Spain and Mexico. It was the only port of entry for taxable goods in California. In 1846 the U.S. flag was raised over the Customs House, and California became part of the United States after the ensuing Mexican-American War.

  • Always Visit
    This breathtaking stretch of coastline along California's Monterey Peninsula takes visitors through a maze of beautiful scenery, unique wildlife, and amazing mansions. Enjoy shopping and dining along the way in addition to taking in the vistas.
    Admission (Mandatory): Adult $5; Child (3-12 yrs) $5
  • The famous Californian Monterey Bay is world-renown for its beauty and wildlife. In addition to the scenic routes that huge the bay's shorelines, visitors can see animals like otters, bottlenose dolphins, and if they're lucky, even humpback whales.

  • Always Visit
    These outlet malls, north of Los Angeles, is wonderful place to find discount prices from some of the biggest names in retail, such as Aeropostale, Fossil, H&M, J. Crew, Polo Ralph Lauren, and much more!
    Opening Hours: 10:00am - 8:00pm
Order of the itinerary varies depending on day of departure.

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