9-Day Santa Barbara, Yosemite, Grand Canyon, Antelope Canyon, Las Vegas Tour from Los Angeles

  • Tour code: 389-5845
  • Available: Daily
  • Depart from: Los Angeles, CA
  • Duration: 9 Days 8 Nights
From USD$668

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Highlights:

Visit Grand Canyon, Las Vegas (Las Vegas Night Tour), Antelope Canyon (Lower Antelope Canyon), San Francisco (Golden Gate Bridge), Yosemite National Park (Half Dome, Yosemite Falls), Monterey (17-Mile Drive, Monterey Bay), Barstow (Tanger Outlet Center), Page.

Special Remarks:

  • Free Airport Pick Up and Drop Off
  • Free Breakfast in LA Hotel
  • Driving along world famous California State Route 1
  • Optional Santa Monica Tour on Day 1 for early arrivals.
  • Stay in the Las Vegas Stratosphere Hotel and enjoy special gift package: Free admission to the Stratosphere hotel tower; coupon for steak and seafood buffet; Wifi access in Stratosphere Hotel; Shopping coupon booklets

Pricing Details

Single: $1068
Double (/Person): $668
Third Person Adult: $20
Child (Age 2-9): $20
Fourth Person Adult: $398
Child (Age 2-9): $398

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.

  • Las Vegas Hotel Surcharge: Due to convention in Las Vegas, stay in Las Vegas Hotel on special dates will be surcharged an additional fee: On May 2, 5, 16, 19, 23, +$130/room; On May 3, 4, 17, 18, 24, Dec 31, +$210/room; On May 25, +$270/room; On May 26, Jul 26, Dec 28 +$190/room; On May 27, Jul 28, Dec 27, +$100/room; On Jul 23, Nov 2, +$80/room; On Jul 24, +$110/room; On Jul 25, +$170/room; On Jul 27, Nov 1, +$160/room; On Oct 29, +$220/room; On Oct 30, +$260/room; On Oct 31, +$250/room; On Dec 29, +$360/room; On Dec 30, +$300/room. Please note a surcharge may apply, we will notify you of any price changes, and wait for your acceptance. If you have any further question regarding the hotel, please call or send us an e-mail to support@taketours.com.
  • Buy 2 get 3rd Discounted (3 or 4 pax sharing one room): (1) Price has been adjusted to reflect the discount (2) Cancellation of discounted passenger must be made at least 3 days before departure. (3) No-show (or late cancellation) of discounted passenger incurs $398 penalty fee for the reserved bus seat. (4) Self dismiss of discounted passenger incurs about $100 - $250 penalty fee depending the date you leave.
  • Child Rate: Child rates apply to those 2-9 years and using existing bedding with 2 full-paying passengers (regardless of ages). Please note each hotel room can only accommodate 4 guests (adults or children).

Tour Itinerary

  • Day 1 Los Angeles(14 miles)
  • Day 2 Los Angeles - Solvang - San Francisco(368 miles)
  • Day 3 San Francisco-Monterey-Carmel-San Francisco(178 miles)
  • Day 4 San Francisco - Berkeley - Modesto(95 miles)
  • Day 5 Modesto - Yosemite National Park - Los Angeles(354 miles)
  • Day 6 Los Angeles - Las Vegas(235 miles)
  • Day 7 Las Vegas - Grand Canyon - Las Vegas(335 miles)
  • Day 8 Tour Options: Choose 1 from Grand Canyon South Rim, West Rim, Antelope Canyon or Las Vegas Free Day
  • Day 8 Tour Options: Choose 1 from Grand Canyon South Rim, West Rim, Antelope Canyon or Las Vegas Free Day
  • Day 9 Las Vegas - Barstow - Los Angeles(228 miles)
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Day 1 Los Angeles(14 miles)

Today we will gather in Los Angeles. Please meet our tour guide at the Baggage Claim Area of each Terminal. He will be wearing a blue uniform. From there we will transfer to the hotel for checkin. Those who arrive outside the transfer time can take the free shuttle to the hotel on their own.

All who arrive before 5:00pm (during the winter season, it gets dark early, so the time will be 3:00pm) are invited to take a trip to Santa Monica, CA for an extra fee. The last shuttle available from Santa Monica to Los Angeles is at 9:00pm.

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 Available
    Gorgeous seaside Santa Monica is best known for the Santa Monica Pier amusement park and fairgrounds. Guests on this tour can head to the boardwalk or do some upscale shopping at places like the Third Street Promenade!
    Admission (Optional): Adult $25; Child $25
  • Always Visit
    Many upscale designer stores, such as Armani, Gucci, and Boss, have locations in the Third Street Promenade, a famous shopping and dining complex in Santa Monica, conveniently located near the beach.
  • 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.
Standard Hotel: Best Western,15000 Hawthorne Boulevard, Lawndale, CA 90260 OR Similar near LAX

Day 2 Los Angeles - Solvang - San Francisco(368 miles)

In the morning, the tour group will head towards Solvang along California golden Pacific coast. Upon arrival, you are able to have a drink of a gourmet European coffee and have a world-famous Danish cookie. After lunch, we will keep going north along California PCH #1 towards to Silicon Valley, visit the apple company's spacecraft building - Apple Park. We will arrive in San Francisco for the night.

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".

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
    Today we visit the world famous Silicon Valley where we will visit Google, Apple, Intel, HP and Facebook, top technology companies.
  • Always Visit
    Apple park, conceived by Steve Jobs, is the corporate headquarters of Apple Inc. It has a nickname of spaceship for its circular design and extreme scale.
    Duration: Approx. 45 Minutes
Standard Hotel: Marriott/Super 8 or similar

Day 3 San Francisco-Monterey-Carmel-San Francisco(178 miles)

In the morning, we will head to Monterey Bay, one of California's oldest, most charming cities. We will visit Cannery Row, a former fishing ground and now an array of art galleries, boutique shops and resorts. At their own expense, guests can also choose to visit the famous Monterey Bay Aquarium, which attracts over 1.8 million visitors every year. After lunch, we will ride along 17 Mile Drive, the most famous scenic stretch along California State Highway 1. The prominent Chinese painting master Daqian Zhang once lived in this area. On this drive, we will pass the famous Pebble Beach Golf Course. Finally, we will arrive in the town of Carmel, a paradise with a beautiful environment and an elegant atmosphere that has attracted countless artists and poets. In the evening, we will return to San Francisco.

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
    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
    This street made famous by the John Steinbeck novel of the same name was once the center of Monterey's fishing industry. Today, it is a tourist attraction and conservation area home to the Monterey Bay Aquarium and many seal lions.
    Duration: Approx. 45 Minutes
  • Always Visit
    This large aquarium in Monterey, California is home to some of the world's largest and most unique exhibits. It was both the first aquarium to successfully keep a great white shark and cultivate a kelp forest for show.
    Opening Hours: 10:00am - 6:00pm, Winter: 10am - 5pm; Summer: 9:30am - 6pm; Summer Weekend: 9:30am - 8pm; Close on Christamas Day|Duration: Approx. 45 Minutes
  • 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.

Officially called Carmel-by-the-Sea, this coastal Southern California town is known for its amazing scenery as well as its art scene past and present. Former mayors include Clint Eastwood, Perry Newberry, and Herbert Heron, among other artistic icons.

Standard Hotel: Courtyard Marriott SFO/Park Pointe Hotel or similar

Day 4 San Francisco - Berkeley - Modesto(95 miles)

In the morning, we will take Extensive City Tour : visit Cable Car, Lombard Street, City Hall, St. Mary's Cathedral, and Chinatown in San Francisco. Then, we will stop by the Fisherman's Wharf - take a San Francisco Bay Cruise and visit the Aquarium of the Bay. After that, we will go inside the San Francisco city via Silicon Valley area to visit Palace of fine arts and the Golden Gate Bridge. In the afternoon, we will visit the Berkeley University.

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 Available
    This in-depth tour of the city allows guests time at more of the famous Bay Area sights like Cable Car, Lombard Street, City Hall, St. Mary's Cathedral, and Chinatown.
    Duration: Approx. 3 Hours
  • Always Visit
    The American Society of Civil Engineers considers the Golden Gate Bridge one of the wonders of the modern world. It has been speculated that it is the most photographed bridge in the world; it's certainly one of the most picturesque.
    Duration: Approx. 30 Minutes
  • 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.
    Duration: Approx. 3 Hours
  • Always Visit
    Fisherman's Wharf in San Francisco, California is one of the western United States' most famous and popular tourist spots. The area is home to Ghirardelli Square, a wax museum, shopping centers, an aquarium, and much more.
    Duration: Approx. 2 Hours 30 Minutes
  • Always Visit
    See, touch, discover, and learn about the fascinating marine life of the San Francisco Bay and its surrounding waters. Visitors can stroll through 300 feet of crystal clear tunnels featuring over 20,000 marine animals.
    Admission (Optional): Adult $27; Child (3-9 yrs) $17|Opening Hours: Daily 10:00am - 6:00pm|Duration: Approx. 45 Minutes
  • Always Available
    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.
    Admission (Optional): Adult $39; Child (3-9 yrs) $27|Opening Hours: Closed on Christmas Day and New Year's Day|Duration: Approx. 1 Hour 30 Minutes

  • Always Visit
    The University of California at Berkeley is the flagship branch of the University of California system. It is also the oldest, having been founded in 1868. It is considered one of the top scientific schools in the world.
    Duration: Approx. 45 Minutes
Standard Hotel: Clarion Inn Conference Center, Modesto, CA (close to Yosemite, 2 hours away from SF downtown and airport) or similar

Day 5 Modesto - Yosemite National Park - Los Angeles(354 miles)

After departing from San Francisco in the morning, we will make our way back to Los Angeles via a stop at the magnificent Yosemite National Park, where we will see many of the park's most famous sights. We will arrive in Los Angeles in the late evening.

Yosemite is one of the wonders of Nature. It is located near the geographical center of the Nevada mountain range. Towering granite rocks, mighty waterfalls and placid valleys give Yosemite all the aspects of a "land of the gods".

If U.S. National Park Service announces closure of major roads that lead to Yosemite National Park due to extreme weather condition such as heavy snow, we will then use two replacement scenic sites Paso Robles Winery and Solvang -Danish Village to replace Yosemite National Park. Mandatory fees will not be refunded.
Duration: Approx. 4 Hours
  • Always Visit
    This granite cliff on the north side of Yosemite Valley in Yosemite National Park is world-famous as a challenge for rock climbers. The top can also be reached by taking a hiking trail out of Yosemite Valley.
    Duration: Approx. 20 Minutes
  • Always Visit
    The Yosemite Falls tumble down in three separate sections. In addition to being the tallest waterfall in North America, the Yosemite Falls are the seventh-tallest in the world. The falls process the most water during the springtime.
    Duration: Approx. 1 Hour
  • Always Visit
    One of Yosemite National Park's most popular outlooks, the Tunnel View near the Wawona Tunnel is often the first look at some of the famous formations visitors get. The site was renovated and re-dedicated in October of 2008.
    Duration: Approx. 25 Minutes
  • Always Visit
    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.
Standard Hotel: Ramada Inn/Quality Inn & Suites/Days Inn or Similar
Dulexe Hotel: Crowne Plaza/Park Inn Radisson/Courtyard Marriott/Pacific Palm Resort/Hilton Hotel

Day 6 Los Angeles - Las Vegas(235 miles)

In the morning we will travel along Interstate 15 freeway, passing through the largest desert in North America, Mojave Desert. We will arrive at State Line Fashion Outlet to have lunch and quick shopping. In the afternoon we will check in at Stratosphere Hotel Casino in Las Vegas. At night you can join our exciting Vegas night tour for a fee.We will stay at Stratosphere Hotel for the night.

  • Always Visit
    This impressive shopping mall in Las Vegas offers designer wares at bargain prices. Stores at the complex include Banana Republic, Kenneth Cole, Gap, Polo Ralph Lauren, Neiman Marcus, Lane Bryant, Kay Jewelers, Hugo Boss, Nike, Old Navy, Nine West, and 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.

  • 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 $35|Duration: Approx. 4 Hours
Standard Hotel: Stratosphere Hotel or similar

Day 7 Las Vegas - Grand Canyon - Las Vegas(335 miles)

In the morning, we will proceed to Grand Canyon National Park at the South Rim of the Grand Canyon, where we will spend the day exploring this amazing natural formation and taking in the magnificent view from Mather Point. Afterward, guests will visit the Hoover Dam on the way return to Las Vegas for the night.

The Grand Canyon is often considered one of the seven wonders of the world, it offers one of the most spectacular examples of erosion which cannot be found anywhere else in the world.

  • Always Visit
    The most visitor-friendly of the three "rims" of the Grand Canyon, the South Rim is home to Grand Canyon National Park and offers a litany of activities and sights for visitors, such as walking tours and s visitors' center.
    Admission (Mandatory): Adult $50; Child $50; Includes Admission and fuel surcharge at the south rim|Duration: Approx. 1 Hour
  • Always Visit
    This 34-minute 1984 movie examines human interactions with the canyon and covers 4,000 years of human history ranging from the Anasazi tribe up through European exploration of the canyon and the exploits of Major John Wesley Powell.
    Admission (Optional): Adult $13; Child $11|Duration: Approx. 1 Hour 15 Minutes
  • Always Visit
    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.
    Duration: Approx. 30 Minutes

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
    The largest dam of its time, the Hoover Dam was constructed in just five years by thousands of workers. The entire project required 3.25 million cubic yards of concrete and is almost 750 feet high.
    Duration: Approx. 20 Minutes
Standard Hotel: Stratosphere Hotel

Day 8 Tour Options: Choose 1 from Grand Canyon South Rim, West Rim, Antelope Canyon or Las Vegas Free Day

Option 1:

Las Vegas

Today guests will have the whole day to explore the city of Las Vegas at their leisure.
Option 2:

Las Vegas - Antelope Canyon - Horseshoe Bend - Las Vegas

(561 miles)
Early in the morning, guests will be picked up in Las Vegas. We will then drive through the Glen Canyon Dam. After a short break, we will go to Antelope Canyon, a beautiful, mystical place, and one of the ultimate destinations for photographers from around the world. For an extra fee, guests can take a luxurious airplane tour above Lake Powell and the Rainbow Bridge. Later on, we will visit Horseshoe Bend.In the late afternoon, we will return to Las Vegas. In the evening, guests can see one of the city's famous evening shows.

The most popular slot canyon in the American Southwest is Antelope Canyon Lower Antelope Canyon is in the shape of a "V" and shallower than the Upper Antelope.

Duration: Approx. 1 Hour 30 Minutes
  • If the Indians, who's the holder of Lower Antelope Canyon announces closure of canyon , we will skip it. Mandatory fees will be refunded which is $50 per person. From Jan 17 to 31,  the Lower Antelope Canyon will be closed due to the lift under maintenance, we will visit the Upper Antelope Canyon instead, Mandatory fees as the Lower Antelope Canyon.
    The lower canyon is in the shape of a "V" and Longer, shallower than the Upper Antelope. Lighting is better in the early hours and late morning. It draws a considerable number of photographers.
    If the Indians, who's the holder of Lower Antelope Canyon announces closure of canyon , we will skip it. Mandatory fees will be refunded which is $50 per person. From Jan 17 to 31, the Lower Antelope Canyon will be closed due to the lift under maintenance, we will visit the Upper Antelope Canyon instead, Mandatory fees as the Lower Antelope Canyon.
    Admission (Mandatory): Adult $115; Child (0-12 yrs) $115; include Horseshoe Bend, lunch and transportation|Opening Hours: Apr - Sep 8:00am - 5:00pm, Oct - Mar 9:00am - 1:00pm

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.

  • Always Visit
    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.
    Duration: Approx. 1 Hour 30 Minutes
  • Always Visit
    This concrete arch dam in northern Arizona barricades the Colorado River and creates Lake Powell, the second-largest man-made lake in the country. Lake Powell is a haven for water-skiers and boaters, and is also popular with fishermen.
  • Always Available
    Tourist could take the luxurious airplane tour overlooking the second largest artificial lake - Lake Powell and the tallest natural bridge "Rainbow Bridge".
    Admission (Optional): Adult $168
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Day 9 Las Vegas - Barstow - Los Angeles(228 miles)

Before we leave Las Vegas, we will visit the Ethel M Chocolate Factory and its Botanical Cactus Gardens. After having lunch in Las Vegas, we will head back to Los Angeles. On our way, we will stop at the Tanger Outlets in Barstow. We will arrive in Los Angeles in the evening, and the tour will subsequently end. Please see "Departure and Return" for more detailed information regarding pickup and drop-off times and locations.

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
    The Ethel M Chocolate Factory and Botanical Cactus Gardens is a three-acre public garden located alongside a chocolate factory not far from Las Vegas. Visitors may embark on a self-guided tour of the factory area or lounge in the gardens.
    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.|Duration: Approx. 40 Minutes

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

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