Santa Barbara Beachfront
Santa Barbara Beachfront
Las Vegas, Nevada
Las Vegas, Nevada
San Francisco, California
San Francisco, California
Monterey Bay & Big Sur, California
Monterey Bay & Big Sur, California
Santa Barbara, California
Santa Barbara, California
Los Angeles, California
Los Angeles, California

Western Express

9 nights from £2,779 per person Including Flights


This 10-day escorted tour begins and ends in Las Vegas. You will take a private jet to cover the 400 miles to Yosemite National Park, giving you more time to enjoy its spectacular sights. After time in Yosemite, you’ll then travel by motorcoach to the wonderful Napa Valley where you’ll visit a winery, then onto the iconic city of San Francisco. Then you’ll head south along the magnificent Pacific Coast, visiting beautiful locations along the way. After a stay in Los Angeles, you’ll board another private aircraft to cover the 300 miles back to Las Vegas.

There will be a maximum of 18 people in the tour group for 2021/22 departures. The air sections of this tour will be on board a Beechcraft 1900D Execliner which has 16 window seats so seats will be allocated on a rotation plan to ensure you have maximum opportunity to enjoy the fantastic views and wonderful photo opportunities from this private aircraft.


  • Los Angeles city tour
  • Tour beautiful 17-Mile Drive and Monterey’s historic Cannery Row
  • Napa Valley and Sonoma with wine tasting and vineyard tour
  • San Francisco Bay cruise
  • Optional Grand Canyon tour

If you would like to extend this tour and see some of the magnificent National Parks, then you could consider the Wings Over the West tour

Itinerary Overview

Fly into Las Vegas 1 night – Yosemite National Park 1 night –  San Francisco 2 nights – Central Coast 1 night – Los Angeles 2 nights – Las Vegas 1 night – Fly home from Las Vegas.

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Day 1

Las Vegas

Arrive into Las Vegas and transfer independently to your hotel where you’ll meet with your Tour Manager. You’ll have this first evening at leisure so you can explore Las Vegas as much as you’d like or just relax over dinner in your hotel.

Overnight: Luxor Hotel & Casino or similar

Day 2

Las Vegas - Yosemite

Take a short flight on board a private aircraft this morning to Merced which serves as the gateway to Yosemite National Park. Then board a motorcoach and travel along the original route along Highway 140, the first route that brought travellers directly to the valley floor along the Merced River Canyon. Once inside the park you will experience spectacular views including the Half Dome, El Capitan, Tunnel View, Bridalveil Falls and Yosemite Falls.

Overnight: Yosemite View Lodge or similar (Breakfast included)

Day 3

Yosemite National Park – San Francisco

Leave Yosemite and travel west to the City by the Bay – San Francisco. Along the way, you’ll stop in the world-famous Napa Valley and have chance to explore the town of Sonoma. San Francisco is a distinctive and ever-popular city, with diverse neighbourhoods, varied restaurants and bars, and renowned landmarks to explore.

Overnight: (Breakfast included) Westin St. Francis or similar

Day 4

San Francisco

This morning enjoy a fun and laid-back city tour, from Union Square and Fisherman’s Wharf. No visit to the city would be complete with a tour of the bay, so prepare to set sail on a cruise past the famous Pier 39 and its sea lions, all along the historic waterfront and under the Golden Gate Bridge. After circling the notorious Alcatraz Island, you’ll return to land and be free to explore at leisure with some visits to the museums, a coffee in a quaint café or perhaps a spot of shopping.

Overnight: (Breakfast included) Westin St. Francis or similar

Day 5

San Francisco – 17-Mile Drive – Monterey – California’s Central Coast

This morning you will venture south by motorcoach along the stunning 17-Mile Drive, passing beautiful estates, emerald green fairways and the Pacific Ocean to Monterey. Afterward, Visit Fisherman’s Wharf and Cannery Row’s historic waterfront district before carrying onwards along the Pacific Coast Highway to Carmel-by-the-Sea and Big Sur. Further south, the highway passes Hearst Castle and Morro Bay into the heart of California’s Central Coast.

Overnight: Cambria Pines Lodge or similar (Breakfast included)

Day 6

California’s Central Coast – Santa Barbara - Los Angeles

After breakfast head south to Santa Barbara, visiting Solvang en route. Enjoy time in the charming coastal city of Santa Barbara, strolling the windy streets, then continue south to Los Angeles. Enjoy an evening at leisure in Los Angeles

Overnight: Hilton Glendale or similar (Breakfast included)

Day 7

Los Angeles

Take a comprehensive tour of Los Angeles, exploring the seaside communities of Marina del Rey, Venice and Santa Monica, home to California’s oldest pleasure piers. You’ll also get a flavour of Hollywood glitz and glamour when you check out the Walk of Fame, Sunset Strip and Rodeo Drive.

Overnight: Hilton Glendale or similar (Breakfast included)

Day 8

Los Angeles – Las Vegas

Transfer to the airport this morning and board a private aircraft to Las Vegas where you’ll be transferred to your hotel upon arrival. The rest of the day is at leisure to enjoy the “Entertainment Capital of the World” at your own pace.

Overnight: (Breakfast included) Sahara Las Vegas or similar

Day 9

Las Vegas

A full day to enjoy Las Vegas or take the optional tour to the Grand Canyon.

Overnight: (Breakfast included) Sahara Las Vegas or similar

Day 10

Today your tour ends, it’s time to fly home.

  • International flights
  • Internal travel: flight on private 16-seater jet from Las Vegas to Yosemite and LA to Las Vegas; Other journeys by air-conditioned coach
  • 10 nights hotel accommodation including breakfast described above or similar
  • Sightseeing as described above
  • Tour Manager throughout

What's not included:

  • Airport transfers
  • Optional excursions

Experience More (Optional extras):

  • Las Vegas Evening Tour - $32pp
  • Las Vegas Evening Tour with High Roller - $67pp
  • Black Canyon Float Trip - $142pp
  • San Francisco Bay Cruise - $30pp
  • Bike The Golden Gate Bridge and Visit Sausalito    - $42pp
  • Redwood Trees and Sausalito - $77pp
  • San Francisco Evening Tour with Dinner - $62pp
  • Golden Gate Seaplane Tour - $210pp
  • Monterey Bay Aquarium - $47pp
  • Bubba Gump Dinner in Santa Monica - $45pp
  • Universal Studios Hollywood - $119pp
  • Las Vegas The Show with Dinner - $95pp
  • Las Vegas Strip Helicopter Flight - $109pp

Rates are approximate prices and can be subject to change and availability

Luggage Requirements: All passengers may bring one suitcase weighing no more than 20 Kilograms and one additional carry-on bag that must be stowed underneath the aircraft seat during flights. Due to space and weight limitations on the private aircraft, no additional bags or items may be carried under any circumstances.

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