San Francisco, Los Angeles and Las Vegas with Grand Canyon

Duration

11 Days

Physical rate

Moderate

Starting city

San Francisco

Available

April 2023 / March 2024

Cities to visit: San Francisco; Monterrey, California; Carmel, California; San Luis Obispo, California; Solvang, California; Santa Barbara, California; Los Angeles; Las Vegas; ; Flagstaff, Arizona

Detailed day by day description

Introduction

This tour is part of our flexible coach touring range, guaranteed with a minimum of 2 people. Once the tour is booked, it is guaranteed so it will definitely go ahead, and will never cancel.

This tour is guided in English only. Please note if English speaking attendance numbers are low, the tour can become bilingual either accompanied by two tour leaders, one for each language, or a single tour leader providing explanations in both languages.

The tour offers flexibility, allowing you to customize it to your preferences. By clicking 'Quote or Book,' you will have the choice to select your desired start and end dates and destinations within the tour's defined parameters. Given this flexibility, it's important to note that the same people, tour guides or drivers may not be on your entire journey.

Day
On arrival, transfer from the airport to the hotel. Free time.
You will receive information about the start of the circuit during the afternoon, or you can check the informative panels in the hotel reception area.
07:00- Wake-up call. 08.00 am- Breakfast at the hotel (included).
09:00 am- After breakfast we take a tour of the city, passing through the Financial District, Union Square and its trams, Nob Hill, Grace Cathedral, the famous Chinatown, the historical hippie district of Haight Ashbury. Then we enjoy a panoramic view from Twin Peaks hill and have the chance to take a picture of the Golden Gate from the Palace of Fine Arts. Afterwards, we go to Ghirardelly Square and the tour ends at Fisherman´s Wharf, which, along with Pier 39, complete the leisure offering next to the sea.
01:00 pm- After the tour, free time to take a boat trip on the fabulous bay.
06:30 pm- Transfer to Little Italy for those who wish to enjoy a delicious dinner and visits its bars and cafés, in the Night life district of the city.
09:30 pm– Return to the hotel.
10:00 h. – After breakfast, we go on an outing to the Golden Gate, where we can take pictures and cross the bridge that closes off San Francisco Bay. Then we continue to Sausalito , with its stunning views, art galleries and Victorian houses along the seafront, filled with amazing restaurants. Time to wander around and have lunch. 14:30 h. – Return to the hotel. Free afternoon.
Distance: 263 miles (424 km) Scenery: Some stretches along the coast. If we take the “coastal route”, we can admire wonderful views of the Pacific, as well as hills and farmlands.
08:30 h.– San Francisco – Departure-. We take the coastal road to Pigeon Point where we will make a short stop. Impressive views of the ocean. Note: Sometimes visibility on the coat is difficult due to the mist, but in the event of mist being forecast, we will take the highway to the interior. 12:00 h. – Monterey –Arrival- Time to have lunch and visit the tourist sector overlooking the Pacific Ocean on Cannery Road, with its old canning factories, now converted into restaurants and leisure centres. Then we will continue to Carmel to see its main square and visits its elegant shops and art galleries.
15:00 h. - Carmel –Departure- .
18:00 h. - Paso Robles –Arrival – a pleasant town to overnight. Free time.
Distancia efectuada: 204 millas (330 km)
Paisajes: Bonitos paisajes mirando el Pacífico en muchos tramos.
08:00 hrs – Paso Robles –Salida- .
09:00 hrs - Solvang –Llegada- . Muy pintoresco pueblo habitado por una comunidad de Dinamarca, parece un rincón de este país Europeo trasladado a California. Tiempo para pasear y disfrutar de sus pastelerías, paisaje y tiendas.
10:00 hrs – Solvang –salida-. Paso por la bella Mission de Santa Bárbara.
11:00 hrs – Santa Bárbara –Llegada- . Tiempo libre para almorzar y pasear por sus calles de arquitectura Mediterránea.
13:00 hrs – Santa Bárbara –Salida-. Bonitos paisajes siguiendo el Pacífico.
17:30 hrs – Los Angeles –Llegada- .
19:30 hrs .– Traslado hacia Downtown Disney. Podrá disfrutar de sus animadas calles repletas de pequeños restaurantes en este barrio junto al Océano Pacífico. Tiempo para pasear.
06:00- Wake-up call. 07.00 am- Breakfast at the hotel (included).
08:00 am- After breakfast we include a panoramic tour of this extensive city. Tour including music center, civic center and financial center, via LA Live & Staples Center. We continue along Wilshire Boulevard, heading west of the city, past the Korean Quarter and the Brea Ditch to reach Beverly Hills. Continue on Sunset Boulevard to reach Hollywood and find the Walk of Fame with its thousands of stars, the Dolby Theater, Chinese Theater and the Hollywood sign.
01:00 pm- End of the comprehensive visit to the Walk of Fame. Free time to wander round and have lunch.
15 :30 pm- Departure from Hollywood direct to Long Beach.
17:30 pm – Arrival to Long Beach Shoreline Villag e where the palm trees stand next to glazed skyscrapers. We make a 20-minute stop to see the Queen Mary Ocean Liner and take photos and then have time in Shoreline Village. Back to the hotel.
19:30 pm– Accommodation.
Day off. If you wish you can optionally go to the beaches of Venice and Santa Monica or get to know Universal Studios.
6:00 a.m. Wake-up call. 7:00 a.m. Breakfast. 8:00 am After breakfast, departure to Las Vegas, technical stop on the way. 1:00 pm Approximate arrival in Las Vegas, lunch time and luggage drop. 3:00 pm In the afternoon we include a walk through the Downtown and the famous Strip, the avenue where the hotels, casinos and shows that have turned this city into a true theme park for adults are located. 7:00 pm At night we will offer an optional Night of Lights in Las Vegas.
Free day. 10:00 h.: After breakfast, transfer to one of the most famous outlets in the city.
14:30h.- Return to hotel. Free afternoon and evening to enjoy the city and go to a show, if you wish (a concert or Cirque du Soleil..)
7:00 am Starbucks Cafeteria meeting point on the 1st level in front of the concierge at the hotel´s main reception and the telephone area. 7:30 am We left for Arizona. Note: The departure to Arizona is possible to make it earlier to be defined by the guide at the destination.
10:00 am We will stop at SELIGMAN, located on the historic ROUTE 66, before continuing to CAÑON DEL COLORADO. One of the great natural wonders of the world and a symbol of the American West.
2:00 pm Arrival, entrance included to the park. With our guide and in our bus, we will visit the Bright Angel View Point, and then Mather Point, impressive viewpoints over 2,000 meters above the river. Time for lunch. Optionally, passengers can take a small plane excursion.
6:00 pm In the late afternoon, transfer to the hotel in Flagstaff.
Distance: 253 miles (410 km) Scenery: Desert and coloured rocks and mountains.
Note: On crossing the state line to Nevada, the time zone changes and the time in Arizona is 12 h but in Nevada it is 11 h.
6:00 am- Wake-up call.
07:00 am- Breakfast at the hotel (included).
08:00 am- After breakfast we leave for Nevada . We make a technical stop at Kingman, Arizona to have coffee and use the restroom. We will pass by Hoover Da m, we will observe from the bus (without stopping), before we stop for lunch. Then we carry on to LAS VEGAS.
03:00 pm- Arrival at Las Vegas. End of services.
End of our services.

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