National Park Highlights (from Los Angeles)

10 days / 9 nights

National parks plus daily continental breakfast!

 

 

What to expect


SAN FRANCISCO

YOSEMITE NATIONAL PARK

LAS VEGAS

ZION NATIONAL PARK

BRYCE CANYON
NATIONAL PARK

GRAND CANYON NATIONAL PARK

PHOENIX/SCOTTSDALE

LOS ANGELES

 

Your itinerary


DAY 1 WEDNESDAY OR FRIDAY

Los Angeles > Santa Barbara > Lompoc/San Luis Obispo

(135 m/217 km)
Board your motorcoach and 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 2 THURSDAY OR SATURDAY

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.


DAY 3 FRIDAY OR SUNDAY
San Francisco
Continental Breakfast. Morning sightseeing of one of the most beautiful cities in America: highlights includeUnion Square, Chinatown, Golden Gate Park and Fisherman’s Wharf with a view of infamous Alcatraz Island across the bay. Afternoon at leisure with the possibility of an optional tour to the quaint village of Sausalito.


DAY 4 SATURDAY OR MONDAY

San Francisco > Yosemite > Fresno
(362 m/560 km)

Continental Breakfast. Early departure for Yosemite National Park, the most popular natural tourist destination in California. Enjoy the beautiful scenery of Yosemite Valley with its majestic rock formations and breathtaking waterfalls. In the late afternoon, travel through the fertile San Joaquin Valley, known as the fruit bowl of the nation, to Fresno, the final destination today.

 


DAY 5 SUNDAY OR 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 6 MONDAY OR 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 7 TUESDAY OR 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 ymphony 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 8 WEDNESDAY OR 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 9 THURSDAY OR SATURDAY

Flagstaff > Sedona > Phoenix/Scottsdale
(124 m/198 km)
Continental Breakfast. Morning departure, passing 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 10 FRIDAY OR SUNDAY

Phoenix/Scottsdale > Los Angeles
(371 m/593 km)
Continental Breakfast. Today, enjoy the scenery while traveling through the Mojave Desert across the Colorado River and arrive back to the city of Los Angeles.

 

Included in this tour11

 

 

THE DEPARTURE DATES


Wednesday Departures 2013

Apr  3 · 17

May  1 · 15 · 29

Jun  12 · 19 · 26

Jul  3 · 10 · 17 · 24 · 31

Aug  7 · 14 · 21 · 28

Sep  4 · 11 · 18

Oct  2 · 16

 

Friday Departures 2013

Jul  5 · 12 · 19 · 26

Aug  2 · 9 · 16 · 23 · 30

Sep  6

 

Pick-up Place and Time

English, Dutch, German, Italian & Spanish Passengers

 

08:00AM

 

LA QUINTA LAX AIRPORT

5249 WEST CENTURY BOULEVARD

 


Pre/Post tour hotels here

 

The places you’ll enjoy staying

 

Day 1

Lompoc – Comfort Inn

Day 2

San Francisco - Hotel Whitcomb

Day 3

San Francisco - Hotel Whitcomb

Day 4

Fresno - Best Western Village Inn

Day 5

Las Vegas – Circus Circus

Day 6

Las Vegas – Circus Circus

Day 7

Page/Lake Powell – Best Western View Lake Powell

Day 8

Flagstaff - Quality Inn

Day 9

Phoenix/Scottsdale - Travelodge Scottsdale 5Th

 

 

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

 

Tour prices

 

Booking date Single Double Triple Quad Child
(Apr 01, 13 - Mar 31, 14) $1456 $2130 $2954 $3776 $675

 

Tour price with Pre and post tour package:

 

Boking date Single Double Triple Quad Child
(Apr 01, 13 - Mar 31, 14) $1829 $2519 $3393 $4265 $692

 

Pre and post tour package includes:

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

2 nights at La Quinta Inn LAX prior to tour

1 night at La Quinta Inn LAX 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, San Francisco or Las Vegas
Night tours of Las Vegas or San Francisco
Golden Gate Bridge and Sausalito Excursions
Universal Studios
Disneyland
Disney’s California Adventure

 

 

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