Please note: The Anetelope Canyon attraction will be added to this itinerary in 2022, current attraction is Horsehoe Bend and Glenn Canyon Dam.
SAN FRANCISCO – BAY CRUISE – GOLDEN GATE BRIDGE – CHINATOWN
Meet your tour at the Public Library to embark on a city tour. We start our tour with a cruise in the world famous bay, On the way to Sausalito we will have great views of both the Golden Gate Bridge and Alcatraz island. Return to Pier 39 for a leisurely lunch before an afternoon tour that takes in all the city’s famous landmarks, including the Golden Gate Bridge, Union square, Chinatown and Nob Hill. Our tour ends with a night view of the city from the Bay Bridge.
Overnight: Modesto – Best Western Palm Court Inn
MODESTO – YOSEMITE
Summer Route: We head east through the farmlands of the Joaquin Valley to Yosemite National Park. This 1,200 square mile wonderland of forests, lakes and waterfalls is located in the Sierra Nevada. Stop at El Capitan, Bridal-Veil Falls, and Half Dome to continue for a walk from the Yosemite Visitor Center to reach one of the highest waterfalls in North America (730 meters) Yosemite Falls.
Winter Route: We start the day with a tour of Monterrey to include the wharf and Cannery Row after our tour we depart south a visit to the world famous Hearst Castle. Built by the newspaper baron William Randolph Hearst, tour the famous house filled with antiques and see why the castle served as a playground for the rich and famous for the first half of the 20th century. In the evening, drive south towards Las Vegas.
Overnight at the Comfort Suites Stevenson Ranch.
STEVENSON RANCH – LAS VEGAS
Today’s route is east through the desert and Death Valley to arrive at the gambling capital of the world: Las Vegas. We stop for lunch at the outlet mall in Barstow, which is filled with all the famous brand names like, Levi’s, Nike, Reebok, Timberland, Ralph Lauren and more.
In the evening we take a tour of the strip to see some of the truly amazing hotels and fantasies that are built in the middle of the desert, such as Caesar’s Palace, Luxor, Mirage, Paris, Venetian, Bellagio, New York New York, Treasure Island and more. Finish off the evening at one of the many shows or try your hand at one of the many casinos’, who knows maybe lady luck will be smiling on you tonight.
Overnight: Harrah's Hotel. Day 4:
LAS VEGAS – GRAND CANYON – PAGE
We start the day traveling South East through the desert and the through the Navajo Indian reservation before we come to the South Bank of “One of the 7 wonders of the world” the Grand Canyon. Tour along the south bank and learn how throughout the years the Colorado river carved its way down to the sea and created the wonderland for geologists. After lunch we continue along the canyon east stopping at some of the many Indian market places to browse the handmade arts and crafts. After enjoying the Indian market we head to the Page and Lake Powell area for the evening.
Overnight – Quality Inn View of Lake Powell
ANTELOPE CANYON – BRYCE CANYON
We start the day where “The water runs through the rocks” as per the local Navajo folklore. We tour the lower Antelope Canyon and visit the spectacular dunes created by the wind, water and sand; words are not enough to describe these formations created by Mother Nature. After our tour we depart this amazing area and head west to Bryce Canyon home to the most amazing natural sculptures of the world.
Our tour will take us to see amazing rock and sand sculptures honed to perfection over thousands of years of rain wind and sunshine.
Experience the unique changing of the colors during the sunset from one of the vista points in the park. (may change due to changing sunset times) After the visit we head towards the town of Kanab.
Overnight: Days Inn Kanab. On certain departures tour will continue to Cedar City for overnight. Overnight hotel Comfort Inn Cedar City.
ZION PARK – LAS VEGAS – LOS ANGELES
After breakfast we head into Zion Park.
This park got its name from the Mormon’s the settled in the area. They gave it this name after claiming that visiting the park is like a religious experience, the majesty of the mountains and silence of the wilderness make you feel like you have been transported to another place. Tour the park and enjoy a short walking trail along the Virgin River that runs through the park, before leaving this amazing area for an early evening arrival in Las Vegas, option for a late night return to Los Angeles.
Drop off options:
• 5 nights hotel accommodation including tax and Continental Breakfast
• Air Conditioned Bus or Van & Professional Tour Guide
• Bay cruise in San Francisco & Admission to Yosemite National Park.
• Sightseeing in San Francisco, “The Strip” in Las Vegas and Hoover Dam
• Entrance to Grand Canyon, Antelope Canyon, Bryce Canyon and Zion Park
• Tour of Antelope Canyon with local Navajo guide.