Los Angeles Arrival
Transfer via shuttle bus to your hotel. Evening at leisure.
Los Angeles – Mojave Desert – Las Vegas
Motorcoach tour commences. Passengers should meet in the lobby of the designated Hotel at 08:00 hours for an 08:30 hours departure.
Meet your Tour Director and depart for Las Vegas, the glittering entertainment capital of the world, for non-stop fun, gambling and world-class entertainment.
Las Vegas – Death Valley – Mammoth Lakes**
Your tour stops at the iconic welcome sign where you may wish to capture your photo memory of Las Vegas. Having enjoyed glamorous Las Vegas, it will be sharp contrast this afternoon to enter the quiet and extreme environment of Death Valley. Stop at Zabriskie Point and Furnace Creek Ranch before continuing across the valley and ascending the Sierra Nevada Mountains to the alpine resort town of Mammoth Lakes**. The area gained prominence as a gold mining town in the 18th century and today is renowned for the superior skiing terrain and staggeringly beautiful mountain vistas.
**Winter Routing: the Tioga Pass may be closed due to weather or road conditions, in which case you will overnight in Fresno or Visalia and a visit to Mammoth Lakes will not be possible (winter routing applies to all departures between October and May under normal snow conditions).
Mammoth Lakes** – Yosemite
Arise with the morning sun and join us for an optional seasonal scenic gondola ride to the summit of Mammoth and enjoy a tasty breakfast as you survey a most stunning view of California from its desert floor to its lofty peaks. Next, your journey today brings you to the Tioga Pass** into the scenic wonderland of Yosemite National Park. Here, you will experience the valley floor and its splendors including the glacial-shaped granite formations of El Capitan, Half Dome, the magnificent Bridal Falls and Yosemite Falls. Overnight in nearby Modesto.
Yosemite – San Francisco
Depart early this morning to arrive in San Francisco, one of the most beloved cities in America. Be sure to wear some flowers in your hair. Enjoy a comprehensive sightseeing tour before arriving at your hotel. This evening to take a memorable City by Night Tour (optional).
San Francisco (Napa Valley optional)
Day of leisure! Your Tour Director is on hand to assist with making your plans for the day: perhaps a cable car ride to Fisherman’s Wharf where one may enjoy a “Taste of San Francisco”: local seafood, famous sourdough breads or decadent Ghiradelli’s Chocolate. Or take a stroll by Sea Lions’ Marina to watch them frolic. Be sure to gaze across the bay to Alcatraz Island where “America’s Most Wanted” such as Al Capone and “Machine Gun” Kelly were incarcerated. Or visit Union Square for a shopping stop at Macy’s Department Store. You also have the option to take wine tasting tour of Napa Valley, world renowned for its fine wineries and beautiful scenery (optional).
San Francisco – Monterey/Carmel – Central Coast
Depart San Francisco this morning for the drive to the Monterey Peninsula, known for its magnificent homes and lovely beaches. In Monterey, visit Fisherman’s Wharf and famous Cannery Row. Then tour charming Carmel-by-the-Sea, noted for its quaint houses, upscale art galleries and unique stores. In the afternoon your tour continues through Paso Robles, home of fine wineries. Overnight in a quaint Central California Coast town.
Central Coast – Santa Barbara – Malibu – Beverly Hills – Los Angeles
Journey south through the Santa Ynez Valley into Santa Barbara, where palm-lined walkways border white sandy beaches. Upon arrival in Los Angeles, you’ll stop in Santa Monica, home to the “Finish Line” of historic Route 66 where you may enjoy an optional lunch on the pier or a beach bike ride. Your afternoon tour of “The City of Angels” continues with exciting sights of Beverly Hills and Hollywood before arriving at your hotel where your tour concludes.
Prices, Dates, Hotels & Conditions
CHANGE CURRENCY€ £ $ A$ ¥ C$
The final price you will pay for this tour is that displayed in USD. Prices converted in other
currencies are for guidance purposes only and are approximate.
|DEPARTURES 2017||DEPARTURES 2018||DEPARTURES 2019||PRICE FROM|
|JAN 18||JAN 3, 17||JAN 16||1188|
|FEB 15||FEB 7||FEB 6||1188|
|MAR 15, 22||MAR 7, 21||MAR 6, 20||1188|
|APR 12, 26||APR 18||-||1188|
|MAY 17, 24||MAY 2, 9, 23, 30||-||1188|
|JUNE 14, 21, 28||JUNE 13, 20, 27||-||1257|
|JULY 12, 19, 26||JULY 11, 18, 25||-||1257|
|AUG 2, 16, 23, 30||AUG 8, 15, 22, 29||-||1257|
|SEP 6, 13, 20||SEP 5, 12, 26||-||1257|
|OCT 4, 11, 18, 25||OCT 3, 17, 31||-||1257|
|NOV 8, 22||NOV 14, 28||-||1188|
|DEC 13||DEC 12, 26||-||1188|
YOUR ESCORTED MOTORCOACH TOUR INCLUDES
- Services of a professional Tour Manager throughout
- Deluxe air-conditioned motorcoach with onboard restroom facilities
- Hotel accommodations as specified or similar
- Sightseeing as specified
- Hotel taxes; service charges; and baggage (one suitcase per person)
TOUR HIGHLIGHT INCLUSIONS
- Walk to Yosemite Falls in Yosemite National Park
- “Shop ‘til you drop” at discount designer outlets in Las Vegas
- Sightseeing tour of San Francisco including Union Square, and Fisherman’s Wharf
- Comprehensive city tour of Los Angeles including Beverly Hills, and Hollywood and the famous stars in the sidewalk (Walk of Fame)
|1||Los Angeles||Holiday Inn Anaheim|
|2||Las Vegas||Luxor Las Vegas|
|3||Mammoth Lakes||Mammoth Mountain Inn or Picadilly Inn Shaw in Fresno (Winter)|
|4||Yosemite Area||Ramada Modesto|
|5-6||San Francisco||Hilton San Francisco Union Square|
|7||Pismo Beach||Radisson Santa Maria|
PRE & POST HOTELS
PRE: Los Angeles, Holiday Inn Anaheim
POST: Los Angeles, Custom Hotel LAX
- Walk across the Golden Gate Bridge
- Night tour of San Francisco with dinner in Chinatown
- Los Angeles beach lunch and/or bike ride at Santa Monica Pier
- “All-American” Picnic at a surprise destination en route
- Gondola Ride to the summit of Mammoth for Breakfast