San Francisco's Golden Gate Bridge
San Francisco's Golden Gate Bridge
Lombard Street, Cable Car and Pier 39, San Francisco
Lombard Street, Cable Car and Pier 39, San Francisco
Yosemite National Park
Yosemite National Park
Grand Canyon, Las Vegas, Yosemite & San Francisco
Grand Canyon, Las Vegas, Yosemite & San Francisco
Bellagio Fountains, Las Vegas
Bellagio Fountains, Las Vegas
The Venetian Canals and Las Vegas Strip
The Venetian Canals and Las Vegas Strip
Grand Canyon National Park
Grand Canyon National Park
Aerial Tramway in Palm Springs
Aerial Tramway in Palm Springs
Moonlight Beach in San Diego
Moonlight Beach in San Diego
Beverly Hills lily pond sign
Beverly Hills lily pond sign
Rodeo Drive, Griffith Observatory and Hollywood Boulevard
Rodeo Drive, Griffith Observatory and Hollywood Boulevard

Western Highlights

10 nights from £2,149 per person Including Flights

Overview

Enjoy this 10-night escorted tour through iconic Californian destinations as well as going west to Las Vegas and the Grand Canyon. A great itinerary for those not wanting to move around too often with 3-nights in San Francisco, Las Vegas and Los Angeles. Start off in San Francisco where you will tour the city along with ample time at leisure, travel up to Yosemite to view the beautiful scenery and view the thunderous waterfalls before heading to Las Vegas. Stay in the Entertainment Capital of the World and tick off bucket list experiences by exploring The Strip and visiting the Grand Canyon. Journey south towards Palm Springs before staying in Los Angeles and exploring the likes of Hollywood and Beverly Hills, you can also take an option tour to San Diego whilst you’re here!

A fantastic itinerary for those wanting a structure of an escorted tour but with plenty of time to create memories with optional excursions. (ATI)

Highlights

  • Experience San Francisco's iconic landmarks, from the Golden Gate Bridge to Union Square and Fisherman’s Wharf.
  • Feel the spray of Yosemite's majestic falls (weather permitting). Traverse the Mojave Desert, admiring its Joshua Trees.
  • Indulge in leisure activities in vibrant Las Vegas. Capture the iconic "Welcome to Las Vegas" sign on Instagram.
  • Explore the awe-inspiring Grand Canyon's West Rim. Immerse yourself in Palm Springs' mid-century architecture and laid-back atmosphere.
  • Walk the Hollywood Walk of Fame and spot your favourite stars.

Itinerary Overview

10-night itinerary fly into San Francisco out of Los Angeles: San Francisco 3 nights – Yosemite/ Fresno 1 night – Las Vegas 3 nights – Los Angeles/ Long Beach 3 nights – Fly home

2025 Departure Dates
Apr: 25
May: 16
Jun: 13
Jul: 18
Aug: 15
Sep: 05, 19

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  • Accommodation
  • Checked baggage
  • ATOL protection
  • In resort assistance & 24 hour contact centre
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Day 1

San Francisco

Fly into San Francisco and make your way independently to your hotel where you will be staying for the next 3 nights. Enjoy the day at leisure before meeting your tour director in the afternoon.

Overnight: San Francisco Marriott Marquis or similar

Day 2

San Francisco

Start this morning with a half-day city tour exploring Union Square, the Civic Center, and Fisherman’s Wharf. Ascend Twin Peaks for a stunning view of San Francisco. Spend the afternoon at leisure, enjoying a cable car ride to Fisherman’s Wharf for local seafood or a stroll by Sea Lions’ Marina. Don't miss the view of Alcatraz Island across the bay. Alternatively, shop at Macy’s Department Store in Union Square.

Overnight: San Francisco Marriott Marquis or similar

Day 3

San Francisco

Join an optional tour to Monterey and Carmel, journeying along the Pacific Coast to the Monterey Bay Peninsula. Explore Cannery Row, immortalized by John Steinbeck. The optional package grants access to the renowned Monterey Bay Aquarium, housing 200 marine life exhibits. Drive through the scenic 17-Mile Drive, marvelling at nature and exquisite homes. Delight in Carmel's artistic ambiance and boutiques before heading back to San Francisco. Otherwise, enjoy the day at leisure exploring San Francisco, your Tour Director can help book any excursions in resort.

Overnight: San Francisco Marriott Marquis or similar

Day 4

San Francisco – Yosemite National Park – Fresno

Leave San Francisco today for an all-day excursion to Yosemite National Park, renowned for its stunning waterfalls, granite peaks, and diverse wildlife. Explore by motorcoach, with ample time on the valley floor to immerse yourself in the breathtaking scenery and indulge in an all-American picnic.

Overnight: Hampton Inn Fresno Airport or similar, Breakfast included

Day 5

Fresno – Mojave Desert – Las Vegas

Today, journey through the Mojave Desert en route to Las Vegas. Arrive in the afternoon to dive into the excitement of the "Entertainment Capital of the World". Your Tour Director will help organise shopping, shows, fine dining, or optional evening tours to make the most of your time.

Overnight: Sahara Hotel or similar

Day 6

Las Vegas – Grand Canyon – Las Vegas

This morning, pause at the iconic Las Vegas Welcome Sign for a memorable photo opportunity. Then, embark on an included day trip to the Grand Canyon. En route, admire the beauty of Lake Mead, formed by the Hoover Dam. At the Grand Canyon, explore at your leisure or check off a bucket list experience with an optional helicopter tour or Skywalk experience.

Overnight: Sahara Hotel or similar

Day 7

Las Vegas

Enjoy today at leisure. Perhaps indulge in shopping at Las Vegas' upscale outlets, relax poolside, or an optional tour to Death Valley National Park, renowned as the lowest and hottest area in the Western Hemisphere, below sea level.

Overnight: Sahara Hotel or similar

Day 8

Las Vegas – Palm Springs – Los Angeles/ Long Beach

Today's journey from Las Vegas traverses to Palm Springs, famed as the winter haven for Hollywood elite, nestled at the foot of the San Jacinto Mountains. Once frequented by stars like Frank Sinatra and Elvis Presley, it now thrives as a resort town with shops, dining, and a desert climate. Arrive late afternoon in Los Angeles where you will be overnighting for the next 3 days.

Overnight: Crowne Plaza LA Harbor or similar

Day 9

Los Angeles/ Long Beach

In the morning, indulge in a Los Angeles city tour encompassing Santa Monica, Hollywood, and Beverly Hills. Visit the "finish line" of Historic Route 66, iconic lifeguard towers, the Walk of Fame, and the Hollywood sign. Afternoon options include self-exploration or an optional Universal Studios excursion.

Overnight: Crowne Plaza LA Harbor or similar

Day 10

Los Angeles/ Long Beach

Today is at leisure, how about taking up an optional full-day trip to San Diego, California's second-largest city? Explore its historic Old Town, vibrant Gas Lamp district, and scenic Seaport Village. Optional bay cruises offer another perspective before returning to Los Angeles in the evening.

Overnight: Crowne Plaza LA Harbor or similar

Day 11

Los Angeles

Your tour comes to an end as you make your way to the airport for your flight home.

  • International flights
  • 10-nights accommodation as stated or similar
  • Dedicated Tour Manager
  • Deluxe air-conditioned coach throughout the tour
  • 1 x breakfast*
  • San Francisco city tour
  • Visit to Yosemite National Park
  • Visit to the Grand Canyon seeing Lake Mead and Hoover Dam
  • Visit to The Welcome to Las Vegas sign
  • Visit Palm Springs
  • Los Angeles city tour

*Please note the breakfast at each hotel are subject to change at any time and are not guaranteed meals. Your hotel may change which therefore will impact whether the hotel will offer a complimentary breakfast.

What’s not included

  • Airport transfers
  • Optional excursions

 Experience More (Optional extras) from prices:

  • San Francisco Bay Cruise - $40pp
  • San Francisco Evening Tour - $40pp
  • Monterey & Carmel Day Trip - $80pp
  • Las Vegas Evening Tour - $40pp
  • Las Vegas Evening Tour + Strip Helicopter Flight - $170pp
  • Las Vegas Strip Helicopter Flight - $140pp
  • Helicopter and Boat Ride on Colorado River - $280pp
  • Grand Canyon Skywalk Experience - $30pp
  • Death Valley National Park - $90pp
  • Las Vegas The Show and Dinner - $160pp
  • Palm Springs Aerial Tramway - $40pp
  • San Diego Day Trip - $90pp

Rates are approximate from prices and can be subject to change and availability. Speak to your Tour Director to book these locally.

Jade Pearson
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