Hostel Hopper: 11 Day West Coast USA: L.A. to L.A.

Day Trips & Excursions, 1. Banana Bungalow - Hollywood Hostel2. USA Hostels Hollywood3. Walk of Fame Hostel4. HI Los Angeles Santa Monica Hostel5. Samesun Venice Beach6. BANANA BUNGALOW7. The Venice Beach HOSTELTraveler pickup is offered to Returns to original departure point

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This tour is designed for the 18-35 year old backpacker crowd on a budget!The tour is packed with California Coasts, Deserts, Casinos, National Parks, Cities and more!Our expert guides will take you to the most well known locations plus countless hidden gems!Most of your food is included and so is the camping equipment!
ItineraryDay 1: Los Angeles To Lake Havasu and Colorado RiverPass By: Venice Beach, Los Angeles, CaliforniaAfter picking everyone up in Venice Beach, Santa Monica and Los Angeles we take off through the desert on our way to Lake Havasu and the Colorado River! Pass By: Mojave Desert, CaliforniaWe cruise through the desert on our way to Lake HavasuPass By: Lake Havasu, Lake Havasu City, ArizonaTonight we camp right next to Lake Havasu and Colorado RiverMeals included: • Lunch • DinnerAccommodation included: Tonight we camp next to Lake Havasu and the Colorado RiverDay 2: Lake Havasu to Grand Canyon National ParkStop At: Colorado River, Grand Canyon National Park, ArizonaToday we wake up next to Lake Havasu and enjoy a nice morning swim before heading off to the Grand CanyonDuration: 1 hourStop At: Grand Canyon South Rim, Grand Canyon National Park, ArizonaFree day to explore the Grand Canyon. Take a hike into the canyon, Explore the visitor centers or take the highly recommended optional helicopter ride over the canyon!Duration: 12 hoursStop At: Grand Canyon Village, Grand Canyon National Park, ArizonaTonight we have dinner while sitting along the rim of the canyon watching the sunset!Duration: 2 hoursMeals included: • Breakfast • Lunch • DinnerAccommodation included: Camping at Grand Canyon VillageDay 3: Grand Canyon to Las VegasPass By: Williams Depot, Williams, ArizonaThis morning we break camp and heads towards Las Vegas where we will have 2 nights in a Casino on the Las Vegas Strip! Stop At: Angel & Vilma Delgadillo's Route 66 Gift Shop & Visitor's Center, Seligman, ArizonaOn our way to Vegas we stop off in Seligman to visit the Famous Snowcap on Route 66Duration: 30 minutesPass By: Las Vegas Downtown, Las Vegas, NevadaTonight we stay in a casino right on the strip!Meals included: • BreakfastAccommodation included: Tonight we stay in a casino right on the strip!Day 4: Las Vegas Free DayPass By: Las Vegas North Premium Outlets, Las Vegas, NevadaToday is free to recover and explore the city, maybe catch a show or relax by the pool. No meals included on this day.Accommodation included: Casino on the stripDay 5: Las Vegas to The Sierra Nevada Mountains and Death ValleyPass By: Las Vegas Downtown, Las Vegas, NevadaThis morning we take off from Vegas and head towards Death Valley National Park the hottest place on earth! Don't let that scare you because it's actually one of the most beautiful places imaginable. Tonight we will be camping up in the cooler temperatures of the Sierra Nevada Mountains and will be relaxing in a hidden hot springs star gazing tonight. It's amazing. Stop At: Badwater, Death Valley National Park, CaliforniaThis morning we take off from Vegas and head towards Death Valley National Park the hottest place on earth! Don't let that scare you because it's actually one of the most beautiful places imaginable. Tonight we will be camping up in the cooler temperatures of the Sierra Nevada Mountains and will be relaxing in a hidden hot springs star gazing tonight. It's amazing. Duration: 30 minutesPass By: Sierra Nevada, CaliforniaThis morning we take off from Vegas and head towards Death Valley National Park the hottest place on earth! Don't let that scare you because it's actually one of the most beautiful places imaginable. Tonight we will be camping up in the cooler temperatures of the Sierra Nevada Mountains and will be relaxing in a hidden hot springs star gazing tonight. It's amazing. Meals included: • Lunch • DinnerAccommodation included: Tonight after the hot springs we camp in the Sierra NevadasDay 6: Sierra Nevada Mountains to Yosemite National ParkPass By: Sierra Nevada, CaliforniaThis morning we head off over the famous and crazy beautiful Tioga Pass (weather permitting) into the stunning Yosemite National Park for a day of exploring. You can hike, bike, walk around the valley floor, relax or work on your photography. There's no shortage of things to do here in this amazing landscape.Stop At: Yosemite Valley, Yosemite National Park, CaliforniaThis morning we head off over the famous and crazy beautiful Tioga Pass (weather permitting) into the stunning Yosemite National Park for a day of exploring. You can hike, bike, walk around the valley floor, relax or work on your photography. There's no shortage of things to do here in this amazing landscape.Duration: 6 hoursMeals included: • Breakfast • Lunch • DinnerAccommodation included: Tonight we camp. Do you like stars? Because tonight you will see stars!Day 7: Yosemite to San FranciscoPass By: Yosemite Falls, Yosemite National Park, CaliforniaToday we leave beautiful Yosemite behind and head into one of our favorite cities in the world San Francisco. Pass By: San Francisco Bay, San Francisco, CaliforniaToday we leave beautiful Yosemite behind and head into one of our favorite cities in the world San Francisco. Meals included: • BreakfastAccommodation included: Next two nights will be in a hostel in San FranciscoDay 8: San Francisco Free DayPass By: San Francisco Bay, San Francisco, CaliforniaToday is free to explore on your own. We know this city very well and can give you the best ideas to make it specialNo meals included on this day.Accommodation included: hostelDay 9: San Francisco to Big Sur Stop At: Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk, Santa Cruz, Californiaincluded lunch in Santa CruzDuration: 1 hourStop At: Monterey Bay, Monterey, Monterey County, CaliforniaExplore the town of Monterey Duration: 1 hourPass By: Big Sur, Big Sur, CaliforniaTonight we camp amongst redwood trees in Big Sur ParkStop At: Julia Pfeiffer Burns State Park, Big Sur, Californiasunset viewing of this amazing coast Duration: 1 hourMeals included: • Lunch • DinnerAccommodation included: Camping in Big Sur in Redwood Tree ForestDay 10: Big Sur to Pismo BeachPass By: Big Sur Station, Big Sur, CaliforniaCampfire breakfast amongst redwood trees Pass By: Highway 1 Discovery Route, San Luis Obispo, San Luis Obispo County, Californiacruise the amazing coast Pass By: Pismo State Beach, Oceano, San Luis Obispo County, CaliforniaAfter slowly cruising down the California Coast and numerous photo stops and mini hidden hikes we camp along Pismo Beach Meals included: • Breakfast • Lunch • DinnerAccommodation included: Camp along Pismo BeachDay 11: Pismo Beach to Los AngelesStop At: Santa Barbara Scenic Drive, Santa Barbara, Californiaexplore Santa Barbara Duration: 1 hourPass By: Venice Beach, Los Angeles, CaliforniaWe drop people off at hostels in Venice beach, Santa Monica, Hollywood and parts of LA Pass By: Santa Monica Pier, Santa Monica, CaliforniaWe drop people off at hostels in Venice beach, Santa Monica, Hollywood and parts of LA Pass By: Hollywood Walk of Fame, Los Angeles, CaliforniaWe drop people off at hostels in Venice beach, Santa Monica, Hollywood and parts of LA Meals included: • BreakfastNo accommodation included on this day.

What’s included

  • 6x Breakfast
  • 6x Dinner
  • 6x Lunch
  • Accommodation included: 10 nights
  • use camping equipment except sleeping bag but one is available for rental
  • Air-conditioned vehicle
  • Private transportation
  • Entry/Admission - Colorado River
  • Entry/Admission - Grand Canyon Village
  • Entry/Admission - Badwater
  • Entry/Admission - Yosemite Valley
  • Entry/Admission - Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk
  • Entry/Admission - Monterey Bay
  • Entry/Admission - Julia Pfeiffer Burns State Park
  • Entry/Admission - Santa Barbara Scenic Drive

What’s not included

  • Gratuities
  • Sleeping bag but one is available for rent

Itinerary

Day 10: Big Sur to Pismo Beach Pass By: Big Sur Station, Big Sur, California Campfire breakfast amongst redwood trees Pass By: Highway 1 Discovery Route, San Luis Obispo, San Luis Obispo County, California cruise the amazing coast Pass By: Pismo State Beach, Oceano, San Luis Obispo County, California After slowly cruising down the California Coast and numerous photo stops and mini hidden hikes we camp along Pismo Beach Meals included: • Breakfast • Lunch • Dinner Accommodation included: Camp along Pismo Beach
Day 11: Pismo Beach to Los Angeles Stop At: Santa Barbara Scenic Drive, Santa Barbara, California explore Santa Barbara Duration: 1 hour Pass By: Venice Beach, Los Angeles, California We drop people off at hostels in Venice beach, Santa Monica, Hollywood and parts of LA Pass By: Santa Monica Pier, Santa Monica, California We drop people off at hostels in Venice beach, Santa Monica, Hollywood and parts of LA Pass By: Hollywood Walk of Fame, Los Angeles, California We drop people off at hostels in Venice beach, Santa Monica, Hollywood and parts of LA Meals included: • Breakfast No accommodation included on this day.
Day 1: Los Angeles To Lake Havasu and Colorado River Pass By: Venice Beach, Los Angeles, California After picking everyone up in Venice Beach, Santa Monica and Los Angeles we take off through the desert on our way to Lake Havasu and the Colorado River! Pass By: Mojave Desert, California We cruise through the desert on our way to Lake Havasu Pass By: Lake Havasu, Lake Havasu City, Arizona Tonight we camp right next to Lake Havasu and Colorado River Meals included: • Lunch • Dinner Accommodation included: Tonight we camp next to Lake Havasu and the Colorado River
Day 2: Lake Havasu to Grand Canyon National Park Stop At: Colorado River, Grand Canyon National Park, Arizona Today we wake up next to Lake Havasu and enjoy a nice morning swim before heading off to the Grand Canyon Duration: 1 hour Stop At: Grand Canyon South Rim, Grand Canyon National Park, Arizona Free day to explore the Grand Canyon. Take a hike into the canyon, Explore the visitor centers or take the highly recommended optional helicopter ride over the canyon! Duration: 12 hours Stop At: Grand Canyon Village, Grand Canyon National Park, Arizona Tonight we have dinner while sitting along the rim of the canyon watching the sunset! Duration: 2 hours Meals included: • Breakfast • Lunch • Dinner Accommodation included: Camping at Grand Canyon Village
Day 3: Grand Canyon to Las Vegas Pass By: Williams Depot, Williams, Arizona This morning we break camp and heads towards Las Vegas where we will have 2 nights in a Casino on the Las Vegas Strip! Stop At: Angel & Vilma Delgadillo's Route 66 Gift Shop & Visitor's Center, Seligman, Arizona On our way to Vegas we stop off in Seligman to visit the Famous Snowcap on Route 66 Duration: 30 minutes Pass By: Las Vegas Downtown, Las Vegas, Nevada Tonight we stay in a casino right on the strip! Meals included: • Breakfast Accommodation included: Tonight we stay in a casino right on the strip!
Day 4: Las Vegas Free Day Pass By: Las Vegas North Premium Outlets, Las Vegas, Nevada Today is free to recover and explore the city, maybe catch a show or relax by the pool. No meals included on this day. Accommodation included: Casino on the strip
Day 5: Las Vegas to The Sierra Nevada Mountains and Death Valley Pass By: Las Vegas Downtown, Las Vegas, Nevada This morning we take off from Vegas and head towards Death Valley National Park the hottest place on earth! Don't let that scare you because it's actually one of the most beautiful places imaginable. Tonight we will be camping up in the cooler temperatures of the Sierra Nevada Mountains and will be relaxing in a hidden hot springs star gazing tonight. It's amazing. Stop At: Badwater, Death Valley National Park, California This morning we take off from Vegas and head towards Death Valley National Park the hottest place on earth! Don't let that scare you because it's actually one of the most beautiful places imaginable. Tonight we will be camping up in the cooler temperatures of the Sierra Nevada Mountains and will be relaxing in a hidden hot springs star gazing tonight. It's amazing. Duration: 30 minutes Pass By: Sierra Nevada, California This morning we take off from Vegas and head towards Death Valley National Park the hottest place on earth! Don't let that scare you because it's actually one of the most beautiful places imaginable. Tonight we will be camping up in the cooler temperatures of the Sierra Nevada Mountains and will be relaxing in a hidden hot springs star gazing tonight. It's amazing. Meals included: • Lunch • Dinner Accommodation included: Tonight after the hot springs we camp in the Sierra Nevadas
Day 6: Sierra Nevada Mountains to Yosemite National Park Pass By: Sierra Nevada, California This morning we head off over the famous and crazy beautiful Tioga Pass (weather permitting) into the stunning Yosemite National Park for a day of exploring. You can hike, bike, walk around the valley floor, relax or work on your photography. There's no shortage of things to do here in this amazing landscape. Stop At: Yosemite Valley, Yosemite National Park, California This morning we head off over the famous and crazy beautiful Tioga Pass (weather permitting) into the stunning Yosemite National Park for a day of exploring. You can hike, bike, walk around the valley floor, relax or work on your photography. There's no shortage of things to do here in this amazing landscape. Duration: 6 hours Meals included: • Breakfast • Lunch • Dinner Accommodation included: Tonight we camp. Do you like stars? Because tonight you will see stars!
Day 7: Yosemite to San Francisco Pass By: Yosemite Falls, Yosemite National Park, California Today we leave beautiful Yosemite behind and head into one of our favorite cities in the world San Francisco. Pass By: San Francisco Bay, San Francisco, California Today we leave beautiful Yosemite behind and head into one of our favorite cities in the world San Francisco. Meals included: • Breakfast Accommodation included: Next two nights will be in a hostel in San Francisco
Day 8: San Francisco Free Day Pass By: San Francisco Bay, San Francisco, California Today is free to explore on your own. We know this city very well and can give you the best ideas to make it special No meals included on this day. Accommodation included: hostel
Day 9: San Francisco to Big Sur Stop At: Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk, Santa Cruz, California included lunch in Santa Cruz Duration: 1 hour Stop At: Monterey Bay, Monterey, Monterey County, California Explore the town of Monterey Duration: 1 hour Pass By: Big Sur, Big Sur, California Tonight we camp amongst redwood trees in Big Sur Park Stop At: Julia Pfeiffer Burns State Park, Big Sur, California sunset viewing of this amazing coast Duration: 1 hour Meals included: • Lunch • Dinner Accommodation included: Camping in Big Sur in Redwood Tree Forest
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