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8-Day Grand Circle National Parks, Yosemite National Park Tour from San Francisco

  • Tour code: 152-2288
  • Available: Sat (Mar 25 - Oct 28)
  • Depart from: Las Vegas, NV; San Francisco, CA; San Jose, CA; Cupertino, CA; Burlingame, CA; Milpitas, CA; Oakland, CA
  • Duration: 8 Days 7 Nights
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Highlights:

Visit Grand Canyon, Yosemite National Park, Bryce Canyon National Park, Zion National Park, Canyon De Chelly, Walnut Canyon, Page, Arches National Park, Petrified Forest National Park, Monument Valley Tribal Park, Antelope Canyon. Inclusions: 7 nights hotel accommodations, All domestic ground transportation via air-conditioned vehicle

Pricing Details

Single: $1398
Double (/Person): $888
Third Person Adult: $498
Child (Age 2-9 yrs): $498
Fourth Person Adult: $688
Child (Age 2-9 yrs): $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.

  • Children policy: Child rates apply to those who are 2-9 years and sharing one room with at least 2 adults. Please note each hotel room can only accommodate 4 guests (adults or children regardless of age). Child under 8 years needs to bring own child seats, if not rental fee applied.
    3rd, 4th person or child must share with the 1st & 2nd travelers in the same room (2 double beds). Extra beds, extra items and services (such as extra toiletries and towels) will not be provided.
  • Infant Rate: A separate seat is required for infants and infant rate ($25/day) apply to those under 2 years old (*rate does not include any admission fees)
  • Hotel rooms are typically designed and equipped for two travelers. They usually feature a queen- or king-sized bed or two double beds, which are meant to provide adequate comfort for two travelers. And if your tour overnight at Los Angeles or Las Vegas, please book it at least 3 days before departure, or you'll pay the addtional resort fees and have no group discount..

Tour Itinerary

  • Day 1 San Francisco - Las Vegas(567 miles)
  • Day 2 Las Vegas - Zion National Park - Bryce Canyon National Park - Bryce Canyon City(249 miles)
  • Day 3 Bryce Canyon City - Arches National Park - Monticello(587 miles)
  • Day 4 Monticello - Monument Valley - Canyon De Chelly - Petrified Forest National Park - Holbrook(325 miles)
  • Day 5 Holbrook - Walnut Canyon - Grand Canyon National Park - Page(227 miles)
  • Day 6 Page - Antelope Canyon - Las Vegas(220 miles)
  • Day 7 Las Vegas - Tulare - Fresno(282 miles)
  • Day 8 Fresno - Yosemite National Park - San Francisco(235 miles)
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Day 1 San Francisco - Las Vegas(567 miles)

In the morning, guests will be picked up in San Francisco. Then, we will travel to Las Vegas. Once we arrive, guests will be able to spend the evening exploring the city on an optional night tour.

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 more.
    Admission (Optional): Adult $35; Child (2-12 yrs) $25|Duration: Approx. 3 Hours
Standard Hotel: Excalibur Hotel and Casino or similar

Day 2 Las Vegas - Zion National Park - Bryce Canyon National Park - Bryce Canyon City(249 miles)

We will start the day with a visit to Zion National Park. In the afternoon, we will head to Bryce Canyon National Park. We will spend the night in Bryce Canyon.

The highlight of Zion National Park in southwestern Utah is Zion Canyon, which reaches a half mile in depth. The park is home to a spectacular amount of plants and animals, including over two hundred species of birds.

Bryce Canyon National Park is named for just one of many canyons which form a series of horseshoe-shaped amphitheaters on the edge of the Paunsaugunt Plateau in southern Utah.

Standard Hotel: Bryce View Lodge

Day 3 Bryce Canyon City - Arches National Park - Monticello(587 miles)

Today we will explore Arches National Park in Utah. We will spend the night in Monticello, UT.

Arches National Park is home to the breathtaking scenery of natural stone arches, like the Delicate Arch and Fiery Furnace. It is close to Moab and Canyonlands National Park.

Standard Hotel: Monticello - Inn at the Canyons or similar

Day 4 Monticello - Monument Valley - Canyon De Chelly - Petrified Forest National Park - Holbrook(325 miles)

Today we will visit three unique national parks: Monument Valley, Canyon De Chelly, and Petrified Forest National Park. After a day of nature exploration, we will retire to Holbrook, AZ for the night.

Monument Valley in Arizona is home to exquisite desert scenery and immense geological formations that can be seen for miles around. The valley lies within the range of the Navajo Nation Reservation and is accessible from U.S. Highway 163.

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    This tour is an amazing way to see the wide expanses of Monument Valley, in the safety of an all-terrain Jeep. For about an hour and a half, you will explore off road.
    Admission (Optional): Adult $45; Child (Under 2 yrs) Free

Millions years of land uplifts and steams cutting created the colorful sheer cliff walls of Canyon De Chelly.

The Petrified Forest National Park is a badlands area in Arizona, named for the petrified wood that lies around the area. It is near Sedona, Phoenix, the Painted Desert, and the Blue Mesa.

Standard Hotel: Best Western Arizonian

Day 5 Holbrook - Walnut Canyon - Grand Canyon National Park - Page(227 miles)

Today, we will visit the Walnut Canyon National Monument before heading to the South Rim of the Grand Canyon to explore Grand Canyon National Park. We will spend the night in Page, AZ.

Walnut Canyon National Monument was established to preserve numerous Prehistoric archaeological sites and the ancient cliff dwellings. Evidence of human use can be traced back over 2,000 years ago. Most of the cliff dwelling rooms are situated near the loop trails (0.9 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.

  • Due to weather condition in winter season, we have the rights to cancel Grand Canyon South option tours at any time without notice. At that time guest can  choose Grand canyou west rim or have a free time at Las Vegas.
    Every year, over five million people stand on the South Rim of the Grand Canyon to absorb the majestic views of one of the world's greatest natural wonders. Visitors can take hiking or driving tours to explore the area.
    Due to weather condition in winter season, we have the rights to cancel Grand Canyon South option tours at any time without notice. At that time guest can choose Grand canyou west rim or have a free time at Las Vegas.
    Admission (Mandatory): Adult $50; Child $50
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    This helicopter tour is the best way to catch a panoramic view of the majestic South Rim of the Grand Canyon, viewing the massive canyon walls glimmer and reflect in the sun.
    Admission (Optional): Adult $220; Child $220
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    One of the many comfortable lodges for visitors to the Grand Canyon Village, the Bright Angel Lodge offers lodging and amenities right on the South Rim of the country's greatest natural wonder, ensuring for a memorable stay.
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    This building was constructed in 1905 in the style of older Hopi Indian architecture. Its purpose is to serve as a marketplace for Native American crafts for visitors to the Grand Canyon Village. It also houses a Hopi museum.
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    Mather Point is a popular stop along the South Rim of the Grand Canyon, providing an exquisite overlook of the vast and expansive natural wonder below.
Standard Hotel: Best Western View of Lake Powell or similar

Day 6 Page - Antelope Canyon - Las Vegas(220 miles)

Today we will visit Lake Powell, where we will have the chance to take a cruise on the lake. Afterwards, we will head to the unique Upper Antelope Canyon. Later we will visit the Horseshoe Bend. We will return to Las Vegas for the night.

Page is a city in Coconino County, Arizona, United States, near the Glen Canyon Dam and Lake Powell. Page was founded in 1957 as a housing community for workers and their families during the construction of nearby Glen Canyon Dam on the Colorado River.

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    This man-made lake in central Arizona is the second-largest reservoir in the United States, and now visitors can take boat tours of this massive marine wonder. Lake Powell was created by the Glen Canyon Dam in 1969.
    Admission (Optional): Adult $48; Child $35|Duration: Approx. 1 Hour 30 Minutes
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    Horseshoe Bend is a curve in the Colorado River, about 5 miles from Lake Powell. The view from the overlook above offers a wide angle of this colorful canyon and tight curve.
    Admission (Optional): Adult $25; Child $25

The most popular slot canyon in the American Southwest is Antelope Canyon, a sandstone formation formed by flood and rainwater. And the Upper Antelope Canyon is certainly the most fascinating one. Carved by water with incredible forms cliffs renvoies then this light to reveal an amazing palette of colors gold, orange, red, gray and white.

Duration: Approx. 1 Hour 30 Minutes
  • Always Visit
    Upper Antelope Canyon is called "the place where water runs through rocks" by the Navajo. Its entrance and entire length are at ground level, requiring no climbing. Beams occur most often in the summer months, as they require the sun to be high in the sky. Light beams start to peek into the canyon March 20 and disappear October 7 each year.
    Admission (Optional): Adult $58; Child (2-12 yrs) $48
Standard Hotel: Excalibur Hotel and Casino or similar

Day 7 Las Vegas - Tulare - Fresno(282 miles)

We will depart from Las Vegas and head onward to the Tulare Shopping Outlet Center. Here you will be able to find your favorite brands at discounted prices. After that we will head to Fresno for an overnight stay.

  • Always Visit
    The Tulare Outlet Center in Tulare, California offer designer wares at bargain prices. Stores at the outdoor complex include Banana Republic, Nike, Nine West, Polo Ralph Lauren, Eddie Bauer, Famous Footwear, Lane Bryant, Wilsons Leather, Vans, and more.
Standard Hotel: Park Inn by Radisson Fresno or Ramada Inn Fresno Airport or similar

Day 8 Fresno - Yosemite National Park - San Francisco(235 miles)

From waterfalls that drop thousands of feet, and endless mountain ridges, Yosemite National Park can be considered one of the most famous scenic spots in the Western United States. Arrive in Yosemite National Park in the afternoon. Highlights include: Tunnel View, Bridal Veil Falls, El Captain, Merced River, Yosemite Falls, Half Dome. After that we will head back to San Francisco and transfer to San Francisco international airport.
** Please arrange your air-ticket departure from SFO after 10:30pm.

Yosemite National Park in central California is best known for the amazing granite cliffs of the Yosemite Valley as well as the towering Yosemite Falls and Sequoias. Millions of people every year journey to this UNESCO World Heritage Site.

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    This is one of Yosemite's most popular outlooks, often the first landmark that visitors come to. INear, Wawona Tunnel, it was renovated in 2008.
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    Bridal Veil Falls are one of Yosemite's most famous geological formations, a 617-foot waterfall that flows all year round. When the wind blows strongly enough, the waterfall appears to be falling sideways.
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    El Capitan is the largest granite monolith in the world, rising about 3,000 feet above the ground, featuring notoriously difficult climbing routes that even the most experienced climbers find challenging.
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    Running from the Sierra Nevada to Central Valley in California, the Merced River cuts through Yosemite National Park, and offers visitors excellent hiking trails along its banks or whitewater rafting trips through its rapids.
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    This breathtaking system of waterfall is the tallest in North America at roughly 2,425 feet, and one of Yosemite National Parks most popular attractions. It is divided into three sections: the Upper Falls, Middle Cascades, and Lower Falls.
  • Always Visit
    The Half Dome is known the world over as a challenging and rewarding hiking and mountain climbing location. It is an iconic image of Yosemite. Visitors hoping to reach the summit should come prepared for an arduous trek.

*Return time is an estimate and varies based on traffic and weather conditions.

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Booking changes
A fee may be charged for any revision or alteration made to a reservation after the booking is confirmed. Name changes or corrections may be treated as a cancellation and cancellation fees will apply. A change of tour date or tour itinerary may be treated as a cancellation, and normal cancellation fees will apply. No change in pick-up location is allowed within 2 business days from departure. We are not responsible for the missed tour due to unconfirmed change in pick up locations.

Cancellations and Alteration fees
Regardless of reason, cancellations result in costly charges from our travel and hotel providers covering penalties and fees incurred by canceling confirmed and pending bookings. Therefore, cancellation penalties and or fees will apply. Time of cancellation will be determined when notice is received and confirmed by our office. Notice of cancellation must be made directly to Taketours through web mail at Contact Us. Your refund request will be answered and processed promptly. If you do not receive any reply within 2 business days, that means your request is not received successfully; thus, the tour status remains "confirmed". Please contact us immediately at 617.500.7002.
(Notification day and departure day are not counted)

Itinerary Variations
We constantly strives to improve tour itineraries and features. If such improvements can be made, or unforeseen circumstances beyond our control make changes necessary - we reserve the right to vary itineraries and to substitute hotels. At certain peak periods duplicate departures may operate, and sometimes in reverse order in which case hotels may vary from those stated on the itinerary pages.

Tour Cancellation
We reserves the right to cancel or re-schedule any tour departure in accordance with operating requirements (e.g. minimum number of passengers) or circumstances beyond its control. If cancellation is made any time prior to departure* of the tour, Taketours' only liability will be to refund to the passenger the amount it has received for the tour booking. We will try to re-book the same or similar tour. Please note that we are not liable for any cancellation penalties incurred on any other travel arrangements including air tickets purchased separately from customers.

We are not responsible for any other travel arrangements affected due to our cancellations.

I recommend this tour!

Posted by: JoAnn on 2017-06-18

Good Hotels were clean and good budget quality. We booked very early and the tour for which we booked is no longer offered. As a result, we had a virtually private tour with 4 other people. We were in a van, but our driver, Eric, was very helpful as was our guide, Henry. I always felt very safe and comfortable. Buses and vans seemed well maintained and clean. Highly skilled and safe drivers. I was impressed that our driver was able to navigate the windy road to and from Yosemite. Bad No elevators in most of the hotels. Dinner is on your own with very limited options within walking distance of the hotels. Many times for breakfast or lunch the bus will stop at a grocery store. There is a $7 per day per person tip that must be paid in cash. This is mandatory. Other tours also require cash payment...bring lots of cash. Awareness Mostly Chinese and Indian tourists. The Indian tourists with children on the first leg of our trip from the bay area to Las Vegas we're very poorly behaved, as we're their mothers who were loud and demanding. Understand that this is a tour with very little flexibility to see anything outside of the planned itinerary.

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