East West Enchantment

17 days/16 nights

National parks, spectacular cities, two coasts - the complete experience!

 

What to expect

 

NIAGARA FALLS

TORONTO

WASHINGTON, DC

PHOENIX/SCOTTSDALE

GRAND CANYON NATIONAL PARK

BRYCE CANYON NATIONAL PARK
ZION NATIONAL PARK

LAS VEGAS

YOSEMITE NATIONAL PARK

SAN FRANCISCO

 

Your itinerary


DAY 1 MONDAY

New York City > Niagara Falls

(393 m/632 km)
Discover the beautiful and varied scenery of Upstate New York”on a leisurely drive through the legendary Catskill Mountains. Early evening arrival at Niagara Falls.

 

DAY 2 TUESDAY

Niagara Falls > Toronto > Niagara Falls
(212 m/339 km)
This morning depart for Toronto, where our orientation highlights this modern city. Then return to Niagara to experience the exhilarating Maid of the Mist cruise to the foot of Niagara’s Horseshoe Falls (in winter months, explore the Scenic Tunnels behind the Falls instead). This evening, enjoy an optional dinner with a panoramic view of the falls.

 

DAY 3 WEDNESDAY

Niagara Falls > Washington, DC

(432 m/691 km)

Early morning departure through Pennsylvania. Time permitting, a stop will be made at an Amish market. Arrive in Washington, D.C., the nation’s capital, in the early evening.

 

DAY 4 THURSDAY
Washington, DC
Our morning panoramic sightseeing tour is devoted to the landmarks and monuments of this great city: the White House, the Washington Monument, Arlington Cemetery and the US Capitol. Afternoon is free to explore one of the Smithsonian museums, such as the National Air and Space Museum.

 

DAY 5 FRIDAY

Washington, DC > Los Angeles
Transfer from your hotel for your flight to Los Angeles (flight is not included in the tour price). Upon arrival in Los Angeles, transfer from the airport to your hotel via the hotel’s shuttle.

 

DAY 6 SATURDAY
Los Angeles
Welcome to Los Angeles, capital of the film and television industry; a booming cultural mecca with over 300 museums and perpetual pleasant weather! Free day to relax at your hotel or explore the city on your own.

 

DAY 7 SUNDAY

Los Angeles > Phoenix/Scottsdale

(400 m/644 km)
Settle back and enjoy the scenery while traveling through the Mojave Desert across the Colorado River into Arizona. Discover the unique charm of our desert oasis, Phoenix/ Scottsdale, a blend of southwestern architecture and magnificent saguaro cactus. This is your introduction to the American West!

 

DAY 8 MONDAY

Phoenix/Scottsdale > Sedona > Grand Canyon
(237 m/381 km)
Morning departure through the garden desert of Arizona, visiting Montezuma’s Castle, the ancient Indian cliff dwellings of the Sinaguas tribe. The journey continues to the lovely city of Sedona and then through Oak Creek Canyon. The day ends with a visit of the Grand Canyon, one of the seven natural wonders of the world.

 

DAY 9 TUESDAY

Grand Canyon > Monument Valley > Page/Lake > Powell > Kanab area

(380 m/612 km)

This morning, continue along the south rim of the Grand Canyon to the Painted Desert and Monument Valley, land of the Navajo Indian. The valley’s unforgettable landscapes include mesas, buttes and rock spires. After Monument Valley, continue along to Page and Lake Powell, one of the largest man-made lakes. Later in the afternoon, cross the Colorado River and travel on to Kanab.

 

DAY 10 WEDNESDAY

Kanab area > Bryce Canyon > Zion > Las Vegas
(323 m/519 km)
Early morning departure for the visit of yet another spectacular National Park: Bryce Canyon. The canyon has a symphony of colors and shapes that will leave you breathless. Continue on to Zion National Park, a popular destination with rock climbers for its unique landscapes and majestic plateaus.

 

DAY 11 THURSDAY
Las Vegas
Enjoy a day of leisure in Las Vegas. You have the choice of visiting some of the spectacular hotels, taking one of the many optional excursions offered, or simply relaxing by the pool. Las Vegas has something for everyone, to take the whole day to explore this worl-famous city.

 

 

DAY 12 FRIDAY

Las Vegas > Mammoth Lakes

(416 m/670 km)

Today, journey through the Mojave Desert before ascending into the High Sierras, and the resort of

Mammoth Lakes. This picturesque resort is famous as both a summer and winter destination, and provides breathtaking scenery and stunning views of surrounding areas.

 

 

 

DAY 13 SATURDAY

Mammoth Lakes > Yosemite Area

(109 m/175 km)

Travel the short distance through the High Sierras to Yosemite National Park, the most popular natural tourist destination in California. Enjoy the highlights of the park, including Yosemite Valley and its high cliffs and waterfalls. The park is also known for its wildlife: mule, deer, coyotes, chipmunks, blue jays and occasionally even bears.

 

 

DAY 14 SUNDAY

Yosemite area > San Francisco

(166 m/268 km)
Leaving the Yosemite area you will travel through the foothills of the Sierra Nevada mountains, California’s gold country, on the way to “The City by the Bay”. Upon arrival, enjoy city sightseeing of one of the most beautiful cities in America.

 

DAY 15 MONDAY
San Francisco

Day at leisure to enjoy San Francisco with its beautiful views, famous cable cars, parks and museums. You have the possibility of an optional tour to the quaint village of Sausalito in the morning.

 

DAY 16 TUESDAY

San Francisco > Monterey/Carmel > Santa Maria area

(305 m/490 km)

Leave San Francisco and travel to Monterey, California’s first capital. After a stop in this beautiful seaside town, travel along stunning 17-Mile Drive. Visit the quaint and charming village of Carmel. Continue southward to the Santa Maria area.

 

DAY 17 WEDNESDAY

Santa Maria area > Los Angeles

(159 m/255 km)
En route to Los Angeles you will have a chance to explore Santa Barbara, often referred to as the pearl of the “American Riviera”. We return to Los Angeles in the afternoon.

 

Included in this tour

 

Departure information

 

THE DEPARTURE DATES
Monday Departures 2013
Apr  1 · 8 · 15 · 22 · 29

May  6 · 13 · 20 ·27

Jun  3 · 10 · 17 · 24

Jul  1 · 9 · 15 · 22 · 29

Aug  5 · 12 · 19 · 26

Sep  2 · 9 · 16 · 23 · 30
Oct   7 · 14 · 21 · 28
Nov  11 · 25
Dec  19 · 23
Monday Departures 2014
Jan  6 · 20
Feb  3 · 17
Mar  3 · 17 · 24 · 31

 

Pick-up place and time

English, Dutch, German, Italian & Spanish Passengers

 

7:30 AM

 

ROOSEVELT HOTEL

45 EAST 45TH ST. AT MADISON AVENUE

 

 

Pre/Post tour hotels here

 

The places you’ll enjoy staying

 

Day 1

Niagara Falls - Sheraton at the Falls or Radisson

Fallsview

Day 2

Niagara Falls - Sheraton at the Falls or Radisson

Fallsview

Day 3

Washington, DC - Hilton Washington or Marriott Wardman Park

Day 4

Washington, DC - Hilton Washington or Marriott Wardman Park

Day 5

Los Angeles - Los Angeles Airport Hilton

Day 6

Los Angeles - Los Angeles Airport Hilton

Day 7

Phoenix/Scottsdale - Pointe Hilton at Tapatio Cliffs

Day 8

Grand Canyon - Canyon Plaza or Grand Canyon National Park Lodges

Day 9

Kanab/Mt. Carmel/Bryce – Shilo Inn

Day 10

Las Vegas – Bally’s Resort and Casino

Day 11

Las Vegas – Bally’s Resort and Casino

Day 12

Mammoth Lakes – Mammoth Mountain Inn (NEW)

Day 13

Yosemite Area – Yosemite Area accommodations (NEW)

Day 14

San Francisco - Hotel Whitcomb or Holiday Inn Civic Center

Day 15

San Francisco - Hotel Whitcomb or Holiday Inn Civic Center

Day 16

California Coast – Historic Santa Maria Inn or Radisson Santa Maria

 

 

Hotels are correct at the time of going to press, but are subject to change.

 

Important note


This tour may overnight in Niagara Falls, Canada. Certain nationalities may be required to possess a visa for entry into Canada from the United States. Should clients not have the necessary documentation, they will not be allowed to enter into Canada and will be liable for any additional cost incurred.

 

 

Some winter itineraries may operate as follows, due to Tioga Pass closure:

DAY 12: Las Vegas > Yosemite

DAY 13: Yosemite

 

 

Tour prices:

Booking Date Single Double Triple Quad Child
(Apr 01, 13 - Mar 31, 14) $3332 $4432 $6044 $7655 $1078

 

Tour price with Pre and post tour package:

 

Booking Date Single Double Triple Quad Child
(Apr 01, 13 - Aug 31, 13) $4193 $5476 $7426 $9376 $1260

 

Tour price with Pre and post tour package:

 

Booking Date Single Double Triple Quad Child
(Sep 01, 13 - Dec 31, 13) $4456 $5739 $7732 $9726 $1260

 

Tour price with Pre and post tour package:

 

Booking Date Single Double Triple Quad Child
(Apr 01, 13 - Mar 31, 14) $4193 $5476 $7426 $9376 $1260

 

Tour price with Pre and post tour package (SPANISH):

 

Booking Date Single Double Triple Quad Child
(Apr 01, 13 - Mar 31, 14) $4318 $5661 $7665 $9668 $1320

 

Tour price with Pre and post tour package (SPANISH):

 

Booking Date Single Double Triple Quad Child
(Apr 01, 13 - Mar 31, 14) $4580 $5922 $7971 $10018 $1320

 

Tour price with Pre and post tour package (SPANISH):

 

Booking Date Single Double Triple Quad Child
(Apr 01, 13 - Mar 31, 14) $4318 $5661 $7665 $9668 $1320

 

Pre and post tour package includes:

Arrival Transfer (seat-in basis or by hotel shuttle)

2 nights at Roosevelt Hotel New York prior to tour

New York Sightseeing Hop On/Hop Off Pass

2 nights at Hilton LAX on Day 05 and Day 06 (2 nights at Westin Bonaventure on Day 05 and Day 06 for pre/post-packages booked in Spanish including transfer on seat-in basis)

City Sightseeing Tour of Los Angeles

1 night at Hilton LAX at end of tour

Departure Transfer (seat-in basis or by hotel shuttle)

 

 

Prices are per room.

Child price apllies to children 8 -16. Children under 8 are not accepted on Escorted tours.


All prices are based on coach rates and fuel price as of Jan 1, 13. Should these costs increace TravelsinUSA reserves the right to aply surcharge to any new bookings. Existing bookings will not be affected.


The extras (additional cost)


Skylon Tower Dinner

CN Tower Dinner

Night tour o Washington, DC

Helicopter tours in Grand Canyon National Park and Las Vegas
Sightseeing by Jeep in Monument Valley Navajo Tribal Park

Western Dinner
Night tours of Las Vegas and San Francisco

Golden Gate Bridge and Sausalito Excursions
Universal Studios

Disneyland

Disney’s California Adventure

 

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