Day 1 Los Angeles - Santa Barbara - Solvang - Carmel - San Francisco(418 miles)
In the morning, guests will be picked up from the specified departure location in Los Angeles. Leaving LA, we will drive along the beautiful Pacific Coast Highway, stopping in Santa Barbara and the Denmark Village of Solvang. We will also stop by 17-Mile drive. Afterwards, we will leave for Carmel, before eventually arriving in San Francisco in the evening.
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"
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.
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.
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.
Standard Hotel: La Quinta Inn & Suites in Santa Clara (from 4/1/2016)
Day 2 San Francisco
In the morning, we will tour San Francisco. We start our tour at the Fisherman's Wharf with a cruise in the world famous bay, under the Golden Gate Bridge and around the notorious Alcatraz Island. Return to Pier 39 for a leisurely lunch before an afternoon tour that takes in all the city's famous landmarks, including the Golden Gate Bridge, Union square, Chinatown and Nob Hill. Our tour ends with a night view of the city from the Bay Bridge.
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!
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.
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.
This California Historical Landmark has become a popular tourist destination for both its historical significance and its shops and culture. The square itself is a public plaza, and the neighborhood extends for several blocks around it.
Take a boat ride around one of the most famous and historical bays in the United States, the famous San Francisco Bay. Guests can enjoy the scenic views of the Golden Gate Bridge and Angel Island.
Opening Hours: Closed on Christmas Day and New Year's Day
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.
Standard Hotel: Modesto - Park Inn Hotel (In Winter Monterey/Holiday Inn hotel)
Breakfast: Included (Continental)
Day 3 San Franscisco - Yosemite - Las Vegas(887 miles)
In the morning, we will depart from San Francisco, driving through the farmlands of the Joaquin Valley until we reach Yosemite National Park, where we will see impressive natural landmarks such as El Capitan, Bridal Veil Falls, Half Dome, and Yosemite Falls, the highest waterfalls in North America. In the evening, we will drive towards Las Vegas, where we will spend the night.
In the winter, Yosemite will be replaced by Hearst Castle.
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.
The largest granite monolith in the world, El Capitan is located across from Bridalveil Falls in Yosemite National Park. It juts up about 3,000 feet from the ground, and is a favorite of experienced rock climbers.
Located in the Yosemite Valley California's Yosemite National Park, Bridal Veil Falls are one of the park's most famous sites. Millions of people every year come to see the 617-foot-high waterfall, which flows year-round.
The Half Dome is one of the most recognizable formations in California's Yosemite National Park. It is known the world over as a challenging and rewarding hiking and mountain climbing location, attracting thousands of adventurers every year.
The Yosemite Falls in Yosemite National Park, California are the highest known waterfall in all of North America. The Falls are on one of the park's most famous attractions, especially in the spring when they have the most water.
San Simeon is a town on the Pacific coast of San Luis Obispo County, California. Its position along State Route 1 is approximately halfway between Los Angeles and San Francisco, each of those cities being roughly 230 miles (370 km) away. A key feature of the area is Hearst Castle.
Hearst Castle is a mansion located on the central coast of California that is a National Historic Landmark. Built in 1919 for William Randolph Hearst, the mansion is more than 90,000 square feet in area.
Opening Hours: May - Sep 8:00am - 6:00pm, Oct - Feb 9:00am - 5:00pm
Standard Hotel: Comfort Suites Stevenson Ranch
Day 4 Las Vegas
We will spend the entirety of today living it up in the wild world of Las Vegas, where we can visit outlet malls for some discount shopping, try our luck at one of the many casinos, enjoy food at a delicious restaurant, see one of the high-energy performance shows, and much, much more!
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.
Standard Hotel: ropicana Hotel or Excalibur
Day 5 Las Vegas - Grand Canyon - Lake Powell(408 miles)
We start the day traveling South East through the desert and the through the Navajo Indian reservation before we come to the South Bank of "One of the 7 wonders of the world" the Grand Canyon. After lunch we continue along the canyon east stopping at some of the many Indian market places to browse the handmade arts and crafts.
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.
More than five million visitors per year come to the South Rim of the Grand Canyon to witness the majesty of this natural wonder. The Grand Canyon Village makes this the most tourist-friendly of the canyon's rims.
Standard Hotel: Clarion Inn Page
Day 6 Page - Bryce Canyon National Park - Kanab(234 miles)
We will visit Lake Powell in the morning. Then we will head to Bryce Canyon National Park, home of amazing rock formations. We will stay here to see the magnificent sunset. For the night, we will make our way to either Kanab, UT, or Cedar City, UT.
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.
The creation of Lake Powell, the second largest man-made reservoir in the United States, was marked by controversy. It is a popular vacation spot, where visitors can fish, boat, and hike.
Marked by unique desert geological formations - horseshoe amphitheaters and "hoodoos," tall, thin rock spires jutting from the arid ground - Bryce Canyon National Park in southern Utah is a popular destination for desert photographers.
Standard Hotel: Days Inn Kanab or Comfort Inn Cedar City
Day 7 Kanab - Zion National Park - Las Vegas - Los Angeles(519 miles)
Today we will visit Zion National Park before returning to Los Angeles via Las Vegas. See "Departure and Return" for more detailed information regarding pickup and drop-off times and locations.
Zion Canyon may not be as famous as the nearby Grand Canyon, but it is certainly just as picturesque, with hoodoo spires rising from the ground, red-orange canyon walls towering around, and perhaps more vegetation than its "grand" counterpart.
Personal room fees, such as laundry or valet services, telephone calls, or alcoholic beverages/ mini bar items, unless they are otherwise specified.
All meals and drinks during the trip, but the tour guide will arrange for.
All other private expenses and purchases
Language: All tours are escorted by professional bi- or multi-lingual tour and/or driver guides (English, Italian, Spanish, Portuguese, German, French, Chinese, Japanese, and Hebrew.), requested language must be specified at the time of booking. Depending on the number of passengers booked for a particular departure, tours and/or languages may be combined to operate the tours.
Lodging: Single price is for one person staying in one room. Double, Triple and Quadruple prices are for two people, three people and four people staying in one room respectively. Children who are 2 or under is free of charge, and they have to share room with adults.There are two beds per room in all hotels, and there is no extra bed provided.
Immediately after submitting your reservation you will receive a receipt of booking by email. All tours can be confirmed within 1-2 business day.
You will receive an confirmation email (e-ticket) after your order was received. Complete Operator information, including local telephone numbers at your destination, are included on your Confirmation Email (e-ticket). When you reserve your attractions and services you will be asked to print e-tickets to present when you arrive at your destination. You must print the e-tickets and take them along on your trip; they are your proof of purchase.
Terms & Condition
All purchases will be confirmed within one business day after purchase.
Luggage is limited to one piece per person.
(Notification day and departure day are not counted)Within 8 - 14 days or earlier than 14 days the cancellation penalty is $ 100.00 per person; Within 7 days of departure full cancellation penalty applies. Note: There is 6% handling fee add-on to the above penalties.
All passengers are required to have proper identification when entering or leaving the United States. On tours traveling to Canada clients have the responsibility to make sure in advance that visa requirements are met.