National Park Highlights (from San Francisco)
9 days / 8 nights
Now available to and from “the city by the bay” Continental breakfast included.
What to expect
YOSEMITE NATIONAL PARK
ZION NATIONAL PARK
BRYCE CANYON NATIONAL PARK
GRAND CANYON NATIONAL PARK
DAY 1 MONDAY
San Francisco > Yosemite > Fresno
(362 m/560 km)
Early departure for Yosemite National Park, the second National Park in the nation and the most popular natural tourist destination in California. You will enjoy the beautiful scenery of Yosemite Valley with its majestic rock formations and breathtaking waterfalls. In late afternoon, travel through the fertile San Joaquin Valley, known as the fruit bowl of the nation, to Fresno,
your final destination today.
DAY 2 TUESDAY
Fresno > Las Vegas
(333 m/537 km)
Continental Breakfast. Travel through the farming communities around Bakersfield and continue across the Mojave Desert and into the man-made paradise, Las Vegas. Enjoy this boomtown resort, featuring non-stop casinos, fabulous entertainment, great restaurants and attractions.
DAY 3 WEDNESDAY
Continental Breakfast. Enjoy a day of leisure in Las Vegas. You have the choice to visit some of the spectacular hotels, take one of the many optional excursions offered, or simply relax by the pool. Las Vegas has something for everyone and you have the whole day to explore this world-famous city.
DAY 4 THURSDAY
Las Vegas > Zion > Bryce > Kanab > Page/Lake > Powell
(426 m/685 km)
Continental Breakfast. Early morning departure for a visit to Zion National Park, a popular destination with rock climbers for its unique landscapes and majestic plateaus. Continue on to Bryce Canyon, a spectacular canyon with a symphony of colors and shapes that will leave you breathless. Later in the afternoon, travel through Kanab, known as Utah’s “Little Hollywood”, before continuing to Page.
DAY 5 FRIDAY
Page/Lake Powell > Grand Canyon > Flagstaff
(213 m/343 km)
Continental Breakfast. Visit Page and Lake Powell before continuing to the Grand Canyon, one of the seven natural wonders of the world. Enjoy the breathtaking panoramas from the Canyon’s South Rim. Arrive in the quaint Arizona town of Flagstaff, located on famous Route 66, for the evening.
DAY 6 SATURDAY
Flagstaff > Sedona > Phoenix/Scottsdale
(124 m/198 km)
Continental Breakfast. Morning departure through Oak Creek Canyon and then the journey continues to the lovely city of Sedona. The area, known for its spectacular landscapes, has been the setting of many movies. Later, drive through the garden desert of Arizona, visiting Montezuma’s Castle, the ancient Indian cliff dwellings of the Sinaguas tribe. Discover the unique charm of our desert oasis, Phoenix/Scottsdale, a blend of southwestern architecture and magnificent saguaro cactus.
DAY 7 SUNDAY
Phoenix/Scottsdale > Los Angeles
(400 m/644 km)
Continental Breakfast. Today, enjoy the scenery while traveling through the Mojave Desert across the Colorado River before arriving in the city of Los Angeles.
DAY 8 MONDAY
Los Angeles > Santa Barbara > Lompoc/San Luis > Obispo
(135 m/217 km)
Continental Breakfast. Depart for the California coast. En route to the Lompoc area you have a chance to explore Santa Barbara, often referred to as the pearl of the “American Riviera”. The city is known for its Spanish Colonial style architecture, lush vegetation and laid-back lifestyle. Late afternoon arrival in the Lompoc area.
DAY 9 TUESDAY
Lompoc/San Luis Obispo > Carmel/Monterey > San Francisco
(242 m/390 km)
Continental Breakfast. Travel to Monterey, California’s first capital. After a stop in this beautiful seaside town, travel along stunning 17-Mile Drive known for its exclusive golf courses, beautiful views and distinctive fauna. After seeing the beauty of the 17-Mile Drive, visit the quaint and charming village of Carmel before arriving in “The City by the Bay” with its beautiful views, famous cable cars, parks
and the Golden Gate Bridge.
Included in this tour
- Accomodation for 8 nights, including taxes and porterage
- Air–conditioned motorcoach and guide for the entire tour
- Admissions to: Montezuma’s Castle,17–Mile Drive and all National Parks
- Daily Continental Breakfast
THE DEPARTURE DATES
Monday Departures 2013
Saturday Departures 2013
May 4 · 18
Jun 1 · 15 · 29
Jul 6 · 13 · 20 · 27
Aug 3 · 10 · 17 · 24 · 31
Sep 7 · 21
Pick-up Place and Time
English, Dutch, German, Italian & Spanish Passengers
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The places you’ll enjoy staying
Hotels are correct at the time of going to press, but aresubject to change.
|(Apr 01, 13 - Mar 31, 14)||$1208||$1839||$2571||$3302||$632|
Tour prices with Pre and post tour package:
|(Apr 01, 13 - Mar 31, 14)||$1842||$2594||$3557||$4522||$750|
Pre and post tour package includes:
Arrival Transfer (seat-in basis or by hotel shuttle)
2 nights at Hotel Whitcomb prior to tour
1 night at Hotel Whitcomb at end of tour
Daily Continental Breakfast
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)
Helicopter tours in Grand Canyon National Park or Las Vegas
Night tours of Las Vegas