Tour description provided by G Adventures

Las Vegas, San Francisco, LA, and the quest for the perfect burger – all that’s missing from this quintessentially American experience is a ballgame and Mom’s apple pie. Promising unfiltered fun from dawn to dusk in some of the West’s best locales, this trip mixes downtown excitement with all-natural, full-contact thrills exploring the Grand Canyon and camping under the stars in Yosemite National Park. All this in just one reasonably-priced week? This is America, the land of opportunity! Believe in the impossible.

Itinerary

Day 1 San Francisco

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. Haight-Ashbury, Alcatraz, the Golden Gate Bridge, Fisherman's Wharf, and the city's famous cable cars all await. Additional Notes: We highly recommend booking pre-tour accommodation to enjoy more of the city. Speak to your sales agent to book extra accommodation. Included Activities: Arrival Day and Welcome Meeting

Day 2 San Francisco/Yosemite National Park (1D)

Travel through California's Sierra Nevada Mountains on the way to Yosemite National Park. Included Activities: Yosemite National Park Visit Transport: Private Van with Wi-fi (7.00 hour(s), 225km)

Day 3 Yosemite National Park/Sierra Nevadas (1B, 1L, 1D)

Marvel at spectacular views of Yosemite National Park's magnificent peaks and granite domes and enjoy one of most scenic areas in California. Additional Notes: Note: we intend on using the Tioga Pass, a scenic route through the Sierra Nevada mountain range that connects Yosemite NP with Bishop. In the spring and autumn seasons, there's a chance that the pass will be closed due to poor weather conditions or even snow. In such a case, we use an alternate route south, and will 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 Hike Tioga Pass Drive Transport: Private Van with Wi-fi (9.00 hour(s), 305km)

Day 4 Sierra Nevadas/Las Vegas (1B, 1L)

Visit a land of extremes in Death Valley National Park. Explore the Las Vegas Strip in the evening. Take an optional VIP party limo ride. Additional Notes: For the night in Las Vegas, we stay close to the action in a hotel in the city centre. Included Activities: Death Valley National Park Visit Vegas Strip Visit Transport: Includes multiple stops. Private Van with Wi-fi (9.00 hour(s), 590km)

Day 5 Las Vegas/Grand Canyon (1L, 1D)

Considered to be among nature's most spectacular offerings, the Grand Canyon provides spectacular opportunities for exploration. Return to the campsite, huddle around the campfire and recapture the experiences from this memorable day! Included Activities: Grand Canyon South Rim Visit Grand Canyon Sunset Transport: Includes stops along Route 66 Private Van with Wi-fi (7.00 hour(s), 450km)

Day 6 Grand Canyon/Lake Havasu (1B, 1D)

Hike around the grandest of canyons or opt for a bird's-eye view of the Grand Canyon with an optional helicopter flight. Continue to Lake Havasu and cool off in the crystal-clear waters of the Colorado River. Included Activities: Hiking London Bridge Visit Transport: Private Van with Wi-fi (7.00 hour(s), 400km)

Day 7 Lake Havasu/Los Angeles (1B, 1L)

Enjoy free time this afternoon in Santa Monica, where the hostel is located, and check out the famous pier or hit the beach. Additional Notes: For our night in Los Angeles, we give up camping in favour of a hostel. Included Activities: Joshua Tree NP Hike Transport: Includes stop and hike at Joshua Tree NP. Private Van with Wi-fi (8.00 hour(s), 525km)

Day 8 Los Angeles

There's a lot to see and do in LA, and we recommend spending extra time here if you'd like to explore Hollywood, Rodeo Drive, and other hot spots around the city. Speak to your sales agent to book extra accommodation. Included Activities: Departure Day