USA Panorama East and West Coast

Duration

14 Days

Physical rate

Moderate

Starting city

New York

Available

May 2020 / October 2020

Cities to visit: New York; Corning, New York; Buffalo, New York; Los Angeles; San Diego, California; Palm Springs, California; Laughlin (Las Vegas Area), Nevada; ; Flagstaff, Arizona; Las Vegas

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Detailed day by day description

Introduction

This tour is a flexible, guaranteed escorted coach tour, guided in English only.

Once the tour is booked, it is guaranteed so it will definitely go ahead, and will never cancel.

The tour is flexible so you can tailor it to suit your needs. By clicking ‘Quote or Book’, you will have an option to choose your start and end date and destinations within the tour parameters. As these tours allow for such flexibility, 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.

08:00 hrs - We begin our extensive sightseeing tour of New York . We head towards Upper, Midtown and Lower Manhattan, and we shall visit Wall Street, the Rockefeller Center, St. Patrick´s Cathedral, Central Park, Columbus Circle, the AOL/Time Warner Building, the famous Village, Little Italy and Battery Park (with the icon of the Statue of Liberty). 
12:30 hrs - Sightseeing tour ends. Time for lunch. We offer the option of taking a boat trip around Manhattan (schedules vary by month). 
16.00 hrs Return transfer to hotel (for those travellers who want to return there). 
18.00 hrs Transfer to Times Square in Manhattan, the true heart of the city, with the Broadway musicals, and its spectacular lighting. 
22.00 hrs - Return to the hotel.

Free day. Travellers who wish to do so can go on an optional Contrasts of New York Tour, to discover the main attractions of each of the main neighbourhoods of the great New York: Bronx, Harlem, Queens and Brooklyn. 
This tour usually starts at 08.00 hrs and ends at around 12.30 hrs (with the option to end in the centre of New York or at the hotel).   Afternoon free.

Distance travelled:  380 miles (620 km). 
Scenery:  pleasant woodlands and hills in the state of New York with some stretches along smaller roads to allow passengers to get a glimpse of rural life. 

08:00. – New York –Departure-. Journey through the interior of the state of New York, stopping on the way to reset and have lunch. 
14:45. -  Corning  –Arrival-.  We recommend a visit to its museum, which is famous for housing the world’s largest glass collection.  
16:00. -  Corning –Departure-. The journey continues with a brief stop on the way. 
19:00. -   Buffalo –Arrival- .

Distance travelled :  42 miles (68 km). 
Note:  It is advisable to wear waterproof clothing during the boat trip at Niagara Falls. 

06:30 am - Wake-up call 
07.00 am- Breakfast at the hotel (included). 
08:30 am- After breakfast, we set out for the US bank of Niagara Falls. 
09:00 am- Arrival at Goat Island . All those who wish to do so can buy a ticket to visit the Cave of the winds, a spectacular path that takes you behind Bridal Veil Falls.  Free time to admire the rapids. 
11:30 am- Visit to the other end of the park where we embark on the Maid of the Mist , a tiny boat that will take us to the foot of the famous Niagara Falls.   After visiting the Falls we head for the Niagara Falls Fashion Outlets, where we will have some free time to go shopping after lunch.   
5:30 PM- Return to hotel and accommodation.  

At the time your guide says, we will make a transfer to the airport to catch a  domestic flight includedin your trip.  On arrival at destination we will give you another hotel transfer .  Your guide will contact you at the end of the afternoon or you can consult the information in your hotel reception.  NB: remember that on domestic flights, the luggage normally allowed is one suitcase of up to 20 kg in the hold.  Passengers must pay for all excess luggage directly to the airline

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. Then we return to our hotel.
18:30 pm – Departure for 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 dinner at one of the restaurants in Shoreline Village.
21:30 pm– Passengers will be taken back to the hotel. Accommodation .

Day off. If you wish you can optionally go to the beaches of Venece and Santa Monica or get to know Universal Studios.

Distance: 130 miles (210 km) 
Scenery: Attractive scenery as we travel along the Pacific coast. 
08:30 h. – Los Angeles –Departure-.  
11:15 h. – San Diego  –Arrival-. Comprehensive tour. We will visit Balboa Park , with its Spanish colonial architecture and museums and then cross the bridge to the exclusive Coronado Island , with its hotels and views and reach the Ferry Landing , with its old ships overlooking the bay. Then we continue to the Old Town, where the City of San Diego was founded.  
14:30 h.  – After completing the tour of San Diego we return to the hotel to have lunch and settle in.  18:30 h.  – In the evening, transfer to the “Gas Lamp Quarter”. Time to have supper. 
21:30 h.  – Return to the hotel.

Distance: 320 miles (515 km) 
Scenery: Desert landscapes in the interior of California and Nevada. 
08:00 h. – San Diego –Departure-. 
11:00 h. – Palm Springs  –Arrival- The city is located in an oasis with palm trees and is the habitual residence of many celebrities. Ascent in the Palms Springs Aerial Tramwa y, the highest rotating aerial tramway in the world, which ascends from Coachella Valley to St. Hyacinth’s Peak, where we will stay for 45 minutes to enjoy the view. Afterwards, time to explore and have lunch.  
14:30 h.  – After some free time, we leave the luxury and lush golf courses behind us and venture into the desert. 
18:30 h.  -   Laughlin  –Arrival-.  Laughlin is a modern city on the banks of the Colorado River. Time to explore. 

Distance: 290 miles (467 km) 
Scenery: Desert landscapes and hills. Spectacular scenery in the Grand Canyon. 
Note: We recommend you wear comfortable shoes for walking in the Grand Canyon. On crossing the state line to Arizona the time zone changes, and the time in Arizona is 12 h. but in Nevada it is 11h.
6:00 am- Wake-up call. 
07:00 am- Breakfast at the hotel (included). 
08:00 am- After breakfast we set out for Arizona. 
10:00 am- We stop at Seligman , on the famous Route 66. Time for coffee and then our journey continues. 
12:20 pm- Arrival at the Grand Canyon . One of the greatest natural wonders of the world and a symbol of the American West. Admission to the park included. Accompanied by our guide, we travel by coach to Bright Angel View Point and then to Mathers Point, an impressive viewpoint at an altitude of more than 2000 metres above the river. Free time to explore. Optionally, passengers can take a ride in a plane. 
05:30 pm- In the late afternoon, we leave the Grand Canyon and are taken to the hotel. 
07:15 pm- Arrival at Flagstaff . Accommodation.  

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 before we stop for lunch. Then we carry on to LAS VEGAS.   
03:00 pm- Arrival at Las Vegas and a visit to Downtown and the famous Strip , the avenue with the hotels, casinos and shows that have converted this city into a genuine theme park for adults. 
At Night, an optional tour is arranged to see Las Vegas by Night.  

Daremos un paseo por la ciudad más poblada de suiza, la capital financiera y cultural del país. la ciudad de los bancos ha sido dos veces declarada la ciudad con la mejor calidad de vida en el mundo.  tras ello incluiremos un  crucero  en el lago zurich de casi dos horas. el barco hace paradas breves, lo que nos permite admirar las aldeas en el camino. bajamos en rapperswill, un pequeño y pintoresco pueblo dominado por su castillo medieval. volvemos a zurich en tren, y veremos la eficiencia y puntualidad de los ferrocarriles suizos. desde zurich -en tren o autocar según número de viajeros- continuamos a feldkirch  en austria, junto a la frontera con suiza, liechtenstein y alemania; encantadora ciudad amurallada con su hermoso casco medieval y su castillo. tiempo libre.


nota: esta etapa, según número de viajeros, podrá efectuarse en transporte público. el viaje de zurich a feldkirch podrá hacerse en tren (sin que acompañe guía de europamundo).

After breakfast, end of our services.


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