Los Angeles to San Francisco Express

18-to-Thirtysomethings, Los Angeles to San Francisco

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Tour description provided by G Adventures

LA, San Francisco, Vegas, the Grand Canyon — they might as well rename this whole region The American Best. Steel yourself for seven days of 24-hour thrills as you dive headfirst into the best the West has to offer. Scour the streets of classic American cities in search of the classic American meal — the venerable hamburger — then escape the grid to camp and explore in Yosemite National Park and the Grand Canyon. Add in a streetwise Chief Experience Officer (CEO) to keep you headed in the right direction, and you’re all set for a whirlwind adventure you'll never forget.

What’s included

  • Entrance fees to all national parks with hiking and walking excursions
  • London Bridge visit (Lake Havasu)
  • Sunset at the rim of the Grand Canyon
  • Death Valley visit
  • Self-inflating mattresses and dome tents
  • All transport between destinations and to/from included activities

Highlights

  • Stargaze in los angeles
  • Experience a grand canyon sunset
  • Roll the dice in las vegas
  • Camp under the stars
  • Hike in yosemite national park.

Itinerary

Day 1 Los Angeles Enjoy free time in Santa Monica, where the hostel is located, and check out the famous pier or hit the beach. Consider booking pre-tour accommodation if you'd like to see all of the popular sights in the area. Included Activities: Arrival Day and Welcome Meeting
Day 2 Los Angeles/Lake Havasu (1D) Be on celebrity-watch while passing by a few popular sites on the way out of California's most glamourous city. Hike among the boulders and famous Joshua trees, then cool off in the crystal-clear waters of the Colorado River at Lake Havasu. Included Activities: Joshua Tree NP Hike Transport: Includes stops Private Vehicle (7.00 hour(s), 435km)
Day 3 Lake Havasu/Grand Canyon (1B, 1L, 1D) In the morning, discover something unexpected, the London Bridge, in Lake Havasu City. Continue across vast desert landscapes to one of the earth's greatest on-going geological spectacles: the Grand Canyon. Take short hikes at the most spectacular gorge in the world and enjoy a pizza dinner at the rim as you view the stunning sunset. Included Activities: London Bridge Visit Grand Canyon South Rim Visit Hiking Transport: Private Van with Wi-fi (9.00 hour(s))
Day 4 Grand Canyon/Las Vegas (1B) For our night in Las Vegas, we stay close to the action in a hotel in the city centre. Included Activities: Vegas Strip Visit Transport: Includes stops along Route 66. Private Vehicle (9.00 hour(s), 480km)
Day 5 Las Vegas/Sierra Nevadas (1L, 1D) Visit a land of extremes in Death Valley National Park. Included Activities: Death Valley National Park Visit Transport: Private Van with Wi-fi (7.00 hour(s), 450km)
Day 6 Sierra Nevadas/Yosemite National Park (1B, 1L, 1D) With a keen eye, you may be lucky enough to spot black bears, deer or coyotes. Additional Notes: We intend to use the Tioga Pass, a scenic a route through the Sierra Nevada mountain range that connects Bishop with Yosemite NP. In the spring and autumn seasons, there's a chance the pass will be closed due to poor weather conditions or even snow. In this case, we use an alternate route, and spend the night in Lake Isabella instead of Bishop. The status of the road is monitored daily, and our travel plan for the area will be confirmed during the trip. Included Activities: Yosemite National Park Visit Transport: Includes stops Private Van with Wi-fi (7.00 hour(s), 305km)
Day 7 Yosemite National Park/San Francisco (1B, 1L) There's a lot to see and do in San Francisco, and we recommend spending extra time here if you'd like to explore the city; speak to your sales agent to book extra accommodation. Haight-Ashbury, Alcatraz, the Golden Gate Bridge, Fisherman's Wharf and the city's famous cable cars await you. Additional Notes: If you are departing on arrival to San Francisco, you will not have enough time to participate in the Sunset Sailing extra. Post-tour accommodation is required to purchase this extra. Included Activities: Departure Day (Activities) Transport: Includes stops Private Van with Wi-fi (6.00 hour(s), 225km)
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