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USA01: 13 Days Los Angeles - Phoenix - Grand Canyon - Bryce - Zion - Las Vegas - Yosemite - San Francisco - Central Coast - Los Angeles

Tour Type: Escorted Coach Tour, guaranteed departures
Guide & Driver: English-speaking guide, experienced driver & air-conditioned coach
Accommodation: 12 nights at well-selected 3-star & 4-star hotels
Meals: 12 breakfasts, 1 lunch

Itinerary Details
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Day 1: Arrival in Los Angeles
Welcome to the City of Angels - Los Angeles and join our western USA trip! Upon arrival at the airport, please go to the hotel we have booked for you and check in on your own. The tour director will meet you at the hotel in the evening.

Accommodation: Sonesta Anaheim Resort Area (3 stars)

Day 2: Transfer to Phoenix, Stop in Palm Springs
At 7:30 am, please get to the hotel lobby on time. We will start today's Motorcoach tour at 8:00 am. First, we'll head to the desert oasis city of Palm Springs, and you'll see wind generators standing along the way. The warm, dry weather and the location away from the bustling of Los Angeles make it a popular holiday resort, with ski resorts, golf courses, spas and other recreational facilities. Later we'll pass through Indio, the “date capital” and reach Phoenix. Stay overnight there.

Meals: Breakfast

Accommodation: Delta Hotels Phoenix Mesa (3 stars)

Day 3: Enjoy Grand Canyon highlight tour
In the morning we will drive through the Sonoran Desert, the most biodiverse desert in the Americas. Then we'll head to Sedona, a city in a unique geological area surrounded by unique red boulders. After traveling through the spectacular Oak Creek Canyon, we will arrive at Grand Canyon National Park. This national park is located on the Colorado Plateau and was created by the Colorado River cutting through the plateau. The spectacular layers of red and yellow rock make the park one of the ‘seven natural wonders of the world’. Tonight we're going to stay at Yavapai West.

Meals: Breakfast

Accommodation: Yavapai West

Day 4: Continue to Monument Valley, Stay one night in Page
Today we will leave the Grand Canyon for the Navajo Indian Reservation via Cameron Trading Post. Along the way we'll also pass through the Colored Desert and Monument Valley areas, which are iconic symbols of the American West. In the evening we will arrive in the town of Page to spend a leisurely night.

Meals: Breakfast

Accommodation: Best Western View of Lake Powell (3 stars)

Day 5: Visit Glen Canyon Dam & Bryce Canyon
On the fifth day of western USA trip, the guide will lead you to tour the majestic Glen Canyon Dam, where you will enjoy stunning views of Lake Powell. Then we'll travel to Utah, which is famous for its Mormon community, passing through the town of Kanab, and visiting the spectacular Bryce Canyon. If the weather is nice at night you could watch the stars.

Meals: Breakfast

Accommodation: Ruby's Inn (3 stars)

Day 6: Take a trip to Zion National Park, Transfer to Las Vegas
In the morning we're going to visit Zion National Park to admire giant rock artworks “carved” by wind and water. In the afternoon, we will head to Las Vegas to experience the charm of the 'Entertainment Capital of the World'. There are shopping malls and casinos that are open 24 hours a day. We will stay there for two nights.

Meals: Breakfast

Accommodation: Luxor Las Vegas - Pyramid Rooms (4 stars)

Day 7: Free time in Las Vegas
You are free to wander around in Las Vegas all day and enjoy all kinds of service.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch

Accommodation: Luxor Las Vegas - Pyramid Rooms (4 stars)

Day 8: Head for Death Valley & Mammoth Lakes
Today, we will take pictures at the welcome board before leaving Las Vegas. In the afternoon we will enter Death Valley, stopping at Zabriss Point and Furnace Creek Ranch / Visitor Center for a short rest before moving through the valley and climbing the Sierra Nevada Mountains to the alpine resort town of Mammoth Lake. This town is famous for its perfect skiing terrain and breathtaking mountain scenery.

Meals: Breakfast

Accommodation: Mammoth Mountain Inn (3 stars)

Day 9: Visit Mammoth Lakes and Yosemite
Early in the morning we will continue the journey of USA west coast tours by taking the optional cable car to Mammoth Peak, to enjoy breakfast and have a bird’s eye view of California. Next we're going to the Teoga Pass and enter into Yosemite National Park. We will visit the majestic valley bottoms, the mighty Yosemite Falls and other natural attractions there. Tonight we're staying in nearby Modesto.

Meals: Breakfast

Accommodation: Doubletree by Hilton Modesto (4 stars)

Day 10: Drive from Yosemite to San Francisco
We need to set off early this morning for San Francisco, one of the most popular cities in the United States. Take the chance to enjoy the scenery along the way. After checking in upon arrival, you can choose to join the optional city tour tonight.

Meals: Breakfast

Accommodation: Parc 55/Hilton Union Square (4 stars)

Day 11: Free day in San Francisco
During this free day, you could arrange the itinerary on your own. The tour guide will be glad to help you and below are several recommendations: take cable car to Fisherman's Wharf to sample local seafood, the famous sourdough bread or the tasty Ghiradelli chocolate; head to Alcatraz Island, just across the bay for sightseeing; or take a wine tasting tour in Napa Valley.

Meals: Breakfast

Accommodation: Parc 55/Hilton Union Square (4 stars)

Day 12: Enjoy the trip at Monterey, Carmel & Central Coast
Today we're heading to the Monterey Peninsula, which is famous for its gorgeous houses and beautiful beaches. Upon arrival, visit Fishermen's Quay and the famous Cannery Street, and tour around the charming Carmel famous for its elegant houses, fancy art galleries, and chic shops. In the afternoon we will drive southward through Paso Robles to a small coastal town and stay one night there.

Meals: Breakfast

Accommodation: Holiday Inn Hotel & Suites Santa Maria/Radisson Santa Maria (3 stars)

Day 13: Visit Santa Barbara, Malibu, Beverly Hills, Departure from Los Angeles
In the morning we'll head towards south through the Santa Inez valley into Santa Barbara, which is lined with red-tiled and white-walled Mediterranean buildings and palm trees. After that, we'll go back to Los Angeles with a stop in Santa Monica, home to the ending point of Route 66. There, you can choose to enjoy lunch on the dock or ride the bike on the beach for fun. In the afternoon, we will go to visit Beverly Hills and the famous sign of Hollywood, and end this tours at about 18:00 pm. Thank you choosing us to serve you.

If you are willing to continue your journey, we will be happy to book your upcoming hotel or arrange other activities for you.

Meals: Breakfast

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What's Included
  • Accommodation with daily breakfast at selected hotels.
  • Meals as mentioned in the itinerary.
  • Transfers in air-conditioned vehicle with driver.
  • Service of English-speaking guides per itinerary.
  • Entrance fees for mentioned sights visited.
What's Excluded
  • International flight into and out of USA.
  • Personal expenses (laundry, telephone, drinks, etc.).
  • Tips for guides and drivers.
  • Personal travel insurance.
  • USA visa fee.
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