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

LAS VEGAS

ZION NATIONAL PARK

BRYCE CANYON NATIONAL PARK

GRAND CANYON NATIONAL PARK

PHOENIX/SCOTTSDALE

LOS ANGELES

 

Your itinerary

 

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
Las Vegas
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

 

 

THE DEPARTURE DATES

Monday Departures 2013

Feb  25

Saturday Departures 2013
Apr  20

May  4 · 18

Jun  1 · 15 · 29

Jul  6 · 13 · 20 · 27

Aug  3 · 10 · 17 · 24 · 31

Sep  7 · 21

Oct  5

 

Pick-up Place and Time

English, Dutch, German, Italian & Spanish Passengers

 

08:00AM

HOTEL WHITCOMB
1231 MARKET STREET


Pre/Post tour hotels here


The places you’ll enjoy staying

 

 

Day 1
Fresno - Best Western Village Inn
Day
Las Vegas – Circus Circus
Day 3
Las Vegas – Circus Circus
Day 4
Page/Lake Powell – Best Western View Lake Powell
Day 5
Flagstaff - Quality Inn
Day 6
Phoenix/Scottsdale - Travelodge Scottsdale 5Th Avenue
Day 7
Los Angeles – La Quinta LAX
Day 8
Lompoc – Comfort Inn

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

 

 

Tour prices:

 

Booking Date Single Double Triple Quad Child
(Apr 01, 13 - Mar 31, 14) $1208 $1839 $2571 $3302 $632



Tour prices with Pre and post tour package:

 

Booking date Single Double Triple Quad Child
(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

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