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12-Day Yellowstone National Park, Mt. Rushmore, Arches, Yosemite, San Francisco, Grand Canyon West Tour Package from Los Angeles

   
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Tour Code:
773-1616
Available:
2014/4/26, 4/29, 4/30, Daily (2014/5/2 - 2014/10/4)
Depart from:
Los Angeles, CA; Las Vegas, NV
Duration:
12 Days 11 Nights

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Buy 2 Get 3rd Free on sharing one room. Price already adjusted. 1. Receive 5% off when you purchase 3+ rooms on the same tour (single order only).
2. Receive 3% off when you book 3+ multi-day tours with minimum order total of $500 at once. Not valid in conjunction with any other discounts or pricing offers.

Highlights: 11-night accommodation (1 night in Yellowstone) and ground transportation are included. Visit Mount Rushmore National Memorial, Salt Lake City, Yellowstone National Park, Grand Teton National Park, Arches National Park, Las Vegas, San Francisco, Yosemite National Park, Grand Canyon West, Disneyland or Sea World or Universal Studios and more.

This tour includes a special gift package worth $100!
  • 2 Lunch Buffets in Vegas. Please see Inclusions for restrictions.
  • 2 attractions at Adventuredome theme park
  • Entrance to the show at the Circus Circus tower
  • $15 match play + Bonus Casino Chips at the Circus Circus casino
  • Coupons for discounts at restaurants and shops in the hotel

Monday departures between 2014/6/1 and 2014/9/1 will stay one night at the Yellowstone Canyon Lodge (inside Yellowstone).

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 6:30am Irvine- Old 99 Ranch Market
 6:45am The Hotel Fullerton (Hotel Guest Only)
 6:45am Los Angeles-Chinatown
 6:50am Days Inn Fountain Valley (Hotel Guest Only)
 7:00am Fullerton-Howard Johnson Inn
 7:15am 99 Ranch Market - Arcadia
 7:15am Holidays Inn La Mirada (Hotel Guest Only)
 7:15am Comfort Suites Rosemead (Hotel Guest Only)
 7:30am Artesia - 99 Ranch Market
 7:30am Rosemead-Knights Inn
 8:00am San Gabriel-Hilton Hotel
 8:30am Pacific Palm Resort (Hotel Guest Only)
 9:00am Rowland Heights-Best Western
 1:30pm Las Vegas Airport (LAS) Terminal 3
 1:30pm Las Vegas Airport (LAS) Terminal 1
 2:00pm Las Vegas-The Orig Vegas Buffet
 3:00pm Circus Circus Sky Rise Tower
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Pre-tour: If you arrive before the tour's starting date, airport transfer will be arranged within the complimentary transfer time (8:30am - 9:30pm (international flight) or 8:30am - 10:30pm (domestic flight)).

Post-tour: If you extend the hotel after the tour ends, the tour will transfer you to the hotel on the last day of the tour. Passengers need to self arrange to airport the next day. We highly recommand you book the hotel near LAX which provide free airport shuttle.

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    Deluxe - Surcharge Year round $80$80$80$120
    • Los Angeles Hotel Policy: On weekends and holidays, hotels fill up very quickly and it is possible that the free upgrade you have chosen will already have sold out as space is limited. In this case, we will try to find an alternative upgraded hotel. However, only standard hotels may be available. To ensure your free upgrade is available, please book your tour as early as possible.
    • Buy 2 get 1 discounted (3 or 4pax sharing one room): (1) Cancellation of free passenger, 4-7 days prior to departure - $50 per person. (2)1-3 days prior to departure - $100 per person. (3)No-show of free passenger incurs a $150 penalty fee for the reserved bus seat
    • Child Rate: Child rates apply to those 2-9 years and using existing bedding with 2 full-paying passengers (regardless of ages). Please note each hotel room can only accommodate 4 guests (adults or children).
    Day 1

    Los Angeles - Barstow - Las Vegas - Richfield (566 miles)

    We will leave Los Angeles in the morning and head for Las Vegas, stopping at the Tanger Outlets in Barstow, CA along the way. Upon arriving in Las Vegas, guests will have a short time to explore the Las Vegas Strip before we continue on to Richfield, UT for the night.

    More»
    Barstow serves as a civilized stop-over for off-road enthusiasts and desert adventurers and offers access to a very modest clutch of cultural sights. Find out and about a museum or two, including one with Route 66 as its focus, filming locations like Bagdad Cafe and quaint Calico Ghost Town. «Less

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      More» The Tanger Outlets in Barstow, California-- about halfway between Los Angeles and Las Vegas-- offer designer wares at bargain prices. Guests can enjoy discounts on everything from clothing to pocketbooks to electronics and so much more! «Less
      Duration: Approx. 2 Hours
    Standard Hotel: Appletree Inn (145 S Main St, Richfield, UT 84701) or similar
    Day 2

    Arches National Park - Denver (331 miles)

    In the morning we will go to Arches National Park, one of the American Southwest's most famous places. After, we will enter Colorado and stay overnight in Denver.

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    This 76,000+ acre park in western Utah is world-famous for its sandstone formations. The most iconic is the mighty Delicate Arch. The park also features formations like Landscape Arch, the longest natural arch in the world. «Less

    Standard Hotel: Hotel VQ at Mile High (1975 Mile High Stadium Circle, Denver, CO 80204) or similar
    Day 3

    Denver - Cheyenne - Crazy Horse - Mt. Rushmore - Rapid City - Gillette (553 miles)

    In the morning we will depart from Denver and travel into Wyoming, stopping in the capital city and former cowboy town of Cheyenne, WY. From here, we will continue into South Dakota, arriving at the Crazy Horse Memorial. Next we will visit the iconic Mt. Rushmore National Memorial and Bear Country USA. We will spend the night in Gillette, WY.

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    Crazy Horse Memorial is the world's largest sculpture-in-progress, and frequent drilling and mountain blasts make each visit unique. When completed, Crazy Horse Memorial will stand 563 feet tall by 641 feet long. «Less

    • More» This in-construction monument to famous Native American war hero Crazy Horse is currently being carved into the side of Thunderhead Mountain in the Black Hills of South Dakota. The completed sculpture would be the largest in the world. «Less
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      More» This convenient tour package includes transport and admission to the Crazy Horse Memorial, Bear Country USA, the Hill Aerospace Museum, and the Great Salt Lake. See the best of the American Southwest! «Less
      Admission (Optional): Adult $50

    More»
    This famous United States monument in the Black Hills of western South Dakota depicts the busts of George Washington, Thomas Jefferson, Theodore Roosevelt and Abraham Lincoln. The 60-foot tall statues are carved right into the side of the mountains. «Less

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      More» Bear Country USA is a drive-through wildlife park located eight miles outside of Rapid City, SD. This 200-acre compound gets its name from its black bears, of which it has the largest collection in the world. «Less
    Standard Hotel: Best Western, Gillette or Similar
    Day 4

    Gilette - Yellowstone National Park

    In the morning we will leave Gillette, WY for Yellowstone National Park, where we will spend the rest of the day.

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    The largest and most famous national park with 2,134 - 2,438 meters above sea level, from which you will see Yellowstone River, Yellowstone Lake runs through it, canyons, waterfalls, hot springs and geysers, etc, all these beautiful scenery are very fascinating. «Less

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      More» Old Faithful is a cone geyser in the Upper Geyser Basin of Yellowstone National Park. It is one of the park's most well-known natural features, and is famous for its predictability. It generally erupts every 91 minutes. «Less
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      More» This large complex of hot springs is impressive both for its unique beauty as well as its scale. Formed hundreds of thousands of years ago by volcanic and seismic activity, these springs are one of Yellowstone's most popular spots. «Less
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      More» Named after the famous sketches of the waterfalls by Thomas Moran (but not actually the location where the sketched were done) this beautiful location showcases one of the most famous views in Yellowstone National Park. «Less
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      More» The West Thumb Geyser Basin is the largest geyser basin at Yellowstone Lake, and an impressive area of geothermal activity that contains hot springs, mud pots, and geysers-- some of which are even in the lake itself. «Less
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      More» The Midway Geyser Basin in Yellowstone National Park is relatively small, but contains an impressive amount of thermodynamic geologic activity. "Caution should be exercised while exploring this vicinity since the ground is unstable and trails are not maintained." «Less
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      More» Yellowstone Lake isn't just the largest single body of water in Yellowstone National Park, but the largest elevated freshwater lake in the US. The lake contains several underwater hot springs that melt its otherwise thick ice sheets in the winter. «Less
    Standard Hotel: Yellowstone Park Inn (236 Dunraven, W. Y' Stone, MT 59758) or similar
    Day 5

    Yellowstone National Park - Grand Teton National Park - Jackson Hole - Salt Lake City (358 miles)

    After breakfast, we will continue to explore Yellowstone National Park. Afterwards, we will travel along the Snake River to Grand Teton National Park, where we will have some time to see this natural wonder's amazing sights. After a stop in Jackson Hole, WY, we will arrive in Salt Lake City, UT in the evening and stay overnight.

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    Grand Teton National Park is is located in the Rocky Mountains, Northwest Wyoming. Grand Teton National Park is noted for its stunning mountain vistas, its shimmering alpine lakes and its abundant wildlife. «Less

    Standard Hotel: Ramada Limited (2455 S State St, Salt Lake City, UT 84115) or similar
    Day 6

    Salt Lake City - Las Vegas (423 miles)

    In the morning we will explore Salt Lake City, UT. After visiting the Utah State Capitol, the Salt Lake Temple, the Temple Square, and Great Salt Lake Marina, we will travel to Las Vegas, NV where we will spend the night.

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    Utah's gorgeous capital city sits amidst the mountains of the American Southwest on the shores of the breathtaking Great Salt Lake. The city is steeped in history and architecture in addition to wondrous vistas and scenery. «Less

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      More» The home of all of the governmental processes for the state of Utah, the Utah State Capitol in Salt Lake City. The building is done in the ornate neoclassical revival style, purposefully reminiscent of the nation capitol in DC. «Less
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      More» This 250,000-square-foot temple is the largest of the temples belonging to The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, known colloquially as the Mormons. The public cannot tour the interior, but the facade is a sight to behold. «Less
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      More» The largest saltwater lake in the Western Hemisphere is the famous Great Salt Lake in northern Utah. People visit the lake's namesake, Salt Lake City, every year to see the natural wonder and tour its shores. «Less
    Standard Hotel: Circus Circus Sky Rise Tower (2880 S. Las Vegas Blvd, Las Vegas, NV 89109)
    Day 7

    Las Vegas - Grand Canyon West Rim - Las Vegas (567 miles)

    We will begin the day by traveling to the West Rim of the Grand Canyon, where we will visit the famous Skywalk Glass Bridge. Guests will also have the opportunity to take a Helicopter Tour of the canyon. On our way back to Vegas, we will stop at the Hoover Dam. Upon our arrival back at the city, guests are invited on an in-depth night tour of the Strip.

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    Considered one of the seven natural wonders of the world, the Grand Canyon was carved over 17 million years by the Colorado River. This breathtaking, 18-mile-long canyon has been stunning visitors for hundreds of years. «Less

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      More» Grand Canyon West is a separate tourist area run by the Hualapai Tribe of Indians. Optional activities which can be done at an extra cost include helicopter tours, the educational "Indian Village," and the Skywalk Glass Bridge. «Less
      Admission (Mandatory): Adult $80; Child $80; fee includes transportation and bbq meal|Duration: Approx. 4 Hours
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      More» This transparent, horseshoe-shaped bridge hangs out over the West Rim of the Grand Canyon and offers guests a chance to feel as though the could just jump right off the edge of this natural wonder of the world. «Less
      Admission (Optional): Adult $35; Child $35|Opening Hours: Sun - Mon 8:00am - 6:00pm|Duration: Approx. 20 Minutes
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      More» Perfect for adventure-lovers, this tour takes passengers thousands of feet down into the Grand Canyon. From there, guests will board a pontoon boat and ride down the Colorado River before returning back to the airport via another helicopter ride. «Less
      Admission (Optional): Adult $194; Child $194; Infant (Under 3 yrs) Free

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    Las Vegas is known as the "Entertainment Capital of the World" for a good reason-- casinos and hotels line its streets, and visitors can gamble, see shows, and shop at virtually any hour of the day or night. «Less

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      More» The largest dam of its time, the Hoover Dam was constructed in just five years by thousands of workers. The entire project required 3.25 million cubic yards of concrete and is almost 750 feet high. «Less
      Opening Hours: 9:00am - 6:00pm|Duration: Approx. 20 Minutes
    Standard Hotel: Circus Circus Sky Rise Tower (2880 S. Las Vegas Blvd, Las Vegas, NV 89109)
    Day 8

    Las Vegas - Barstow - Los Angeles (277 miles)

    Before we leave Las Vegas, we will travel to the Ethel M Chocolate Factory and its Botanical Cactus Gardens. On our way back to Los Angeles, we will stop in Barstow, CA, to visit the Tanger Outlets. We will arrive back in LA at night.

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    Las Vegas is known as the "Entertainment Capital of the World" for a good reason-- casinos and hotels line its streets, and visitors can gamble, see shows, and shop at virtually any hour of the day or night. «Less

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      More» A unique combination of food and flora, the Ethel M Chocolate Factory and Botanical Cactus Gardens outside of Las Vegas, NV has something for everyone. Both the gardens and the factory are open to the public free of charge. «Less
      Opening Hours: Sun - Mon 8:30am - 6:00pm

    More»
    Barstow serves as a civilized stop-over for off-road enthusiasts and desert adventurers and offers access to a very modest clutch of cultural sights. Find out and about a museum or two, including one with Route 66 as its focus, filming locations like Bagdad Cafe and quaint Calico Ghost Town. «Less

    • Always Visit
      More» The Tanger Outlets in Barstow, California-- about halfway between Los Angeles and Las Vegas-- offer designer wares at bargain prices. Guests can enjoy discounts on everything from clothing to pocketbooks to electronics and so much more! «Less
      Duration: Approx. 2 Hours
    Standard Hotel: Howard Johnson, Holiday Inn La Mirada, Comfort Suites, Best Western, Radisson Whittier, Hotel Fullerton or Similar
    Deluxe Hotel: Pacific Palm, La Puente, Double Tree, Norwalk or Similar
    Day 9

    Tour Options: Theme Parks, City Tour, or Shopping

    Option 1:

    Desert Hill Factory Outlets (213 miles)

    We will visit the Desert Hill Factory Outlets in Palm Springs, CA for a day of discount shopping. If someone in a group is not interested in shopping, they can instead visit the nearby Morongo Casino.

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    The city of Palm Springs in southeastern California is a desert resort with many recreational activities for those with active lifestyles. It is also the home of the star-studded Palm Springs International Film Festival, which occurs every January. «Less

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      More» This impressive shopping mall in southern California offers designer wares at bargain prices. Stores at the outdoor complex include Armani, Coach, Dolce & Gabbana, Elie Tahari, Gucci, Jimmy Choo, Saks Fifth Avenue Off 5th, Salvatore Ferragamo, and Versace. «Less
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    Los Angeles - San Diego - Los Angeles (241 miles)

    Today we will tour the city of San Diego. We will leave Los Angeles in the morning and make the to-hour drive to the Port of San Diego, where we will board a cruise. After the cruise has ended, we will visit the USS Midway Museum and Balboa Park before heading back to LA.

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    One of the largest cities in the country is San Diego, California. This beautiful city sits on the Pacific Ocean in southern California, not far from the Mexican border. Come visit SeaWorld, or just enjoy the sights and sounds! «Less

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      More» Balboa Park in San Diego, California is a 1,200-acre complex containing gardens, museums, and the famous San Diego Zoo. The park is almost 150 years old, and sees more than 12 million visitors every year as of 2001. «Less
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      More» This boat tour takes guests into one of the largest natural harbors in the United States. Passengers will see the famous southwestern city of San Diego like never before, and may even catch a glimpse of the naval base! «Less
      Duration: Approx. 50 Minutes
    • Always Visit
      More» The USS Midway Museum is a maritime museum located on the Navy Pier in downtown San Diego. Much like the Intrepid in New York City, the museum consists of a decommissioned aircraft carrier that has become an educational facility. «Less
    Option 3:

    SeaWorld San Diego (121 miles)

    In the morning, guests will have the chance to take a cruise of San Diego Harbor. After, they will visit SeaWorld San Diego, home to whales, dolphins, walruses, polar bears, and over 300 penguins. In addition to animals, the park also has several rides, including two roller coasters and a log flume.

    More»
    One of the largest cities in the country is San Diego, California. This beautiful city sits on the Pacific Ocean in southern California, not far from the Mexican border. Come visit SeaWorld, or just enjoy the sights and sounds! «Less

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      More» SanDiego's massive SeaWorld park is home first and foremost to the world-famous Shamu killer whale show. There are ten killer whales at the park, in addition to three pilot whales. There are also a number of dolphins. «Less
      Opening Hours: Mon - Fri 9:00am - 10:00pm, Sat - Sun 9:00am - 11:00pm|Duration: Approx. 5 Hours
    • Always Visit
      More» This boat tour takes guests into one of the largest natural harbors in the United States. Passengers will see the famous southwestern city of San Diego like never before, and may even catch a glimpse of the naval base! «Less
      Duration: Approx. 50 Minutes
    Option 4:

    Los Angeles - Santa Monica - Los Angeles (31 miles)

    Guests will tour the Los Angeles, CA area, beginning with a trip to the gorgeous resort town of Santa Monica, CA. Upon returning to LA, there will be an extensive tour of the city. Stops include the Beverly Hills, Olvera Street, and many more. We will conclude our tour at 5:00 PM..

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    Santa Monica is a beachfront city in western Los Angeles County, California, US. Santa Monica is home to executives and Hollywood celebrities amongst others and it is a mixture of very affluent, single-family neighborhoods, renters, surfers, young professionals, and students. «Less

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    One of the largest cities in the United States, LA is known worldwide as the home of the rich and famous. From its famous Hollywood neighborhood to landmarks like the Dolby Theater, this magnificent city is sure to provide fun and amusement for all! «Less

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      More» This massively famous Los Angeles suburb boasts perhaps the most well-known postal code on the planet: 90210. Long known as the stronghold of the rich, pampered, and famous, Beverly Hills offers shopping, star-searching, and sightseeing for tourists. «Less
    • Always Visit
      More» The El Pueblo de Los Angeles Historic Monument neighborhood is a celebration of southern California's Mexican heritage. This downtown area features festivals, street performances, and shopping throughout the year to tourists from around the world. «Less
    • Always Visit
      More» Rodeo Drive in Beverly Hills the name of both a street and a shopping district known for its upscale shops. Seekers of haute couture the world over head to this three-block stretch outside Los Angeles. «Less
    Option 5:

    Universal Studios

    We will visit Hollywood and the Chinese Theater before heading to Universal Studios. Universal Studios is a combination movie studio and theme park located in the Hollywood area of Los Angeles. It is one of the oldest movie studios still in use, having opened all the way back in 1915.

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    One of the largest cities in the United States, LA is known worldwide as the home of the rich and famous. From its famous Hollywood neighborhood to landmarks like the Dolby Theater, this magnificent city is sure to provide fun and amusement for all! «Less

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      More» Universal Studios is located in Hollywood, capital of the American film industry. This movie-studio-themed park has attractions that include behind-the-scenes tours of movie sets as well as rides based on your favorite feature films. «Less
    • Always Visit
      More» The TCL Chinese Theater (Grauman's Chinese Theatre until 2013) on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in Los Angeles, California is a world-famous theater that has been standing since 1926. The theater is named for its style of architecture. «Less
    • Always Visit
      More» This internationally famous neighborhood in downtown Los Angeles attracts a litany of tourists every year to its iconic hills. With a seemingly endless supply of famous landmarks, shops, and eateries, visitors will be floored by this centerpiece of cinema. «Less
    Option 6:

    Disneyland

    We will visit the world-famous Disneyland theme park, the only Disney park to be built under the watchful eye of Walt Disney himself. At 5:30pm, we will head back to the hotel.

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    One of the largest cities in the United States, LA is known worldwide as the home of the rich and famous. From its famous Hollywood neighborhood to landmarks like the Dolby Theater, this magnificent city is sure to provide fun and amusement for all! «Less

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      More» California's Disneyland Park is the only theme park to be built under the watchful eye of Walt Disney himself. The "happiest place on Earth" is an 85-acre compound home to eight smaller theme "lands" and the famous Disneyland Resort. «Less
      Opening Hours: Schedule changes according to season|Duration: Approx. 8 Hours
    Standard Hotel: Howard Johnson, Holiday Inn La Mirada, Comfort suites, Best Western, Radisson Whittier, Hotel Fullerton or Similar
    Deluxe Hotel: Pacific Palm, La Puente, Double Tree, Norwalk or Similar
    Day 10

    Los Angeles - Santa Barbara - Solvang - San Francisco (425 miles)

    We will depart from Los Angeles in the morning and drive along the beautiful Pacific Coast Highway. We will stop in Santa Barbara, CA to sightsee a bit and later at the Denmark Village in Solvang, CA. After touring Solvang, we will continue on to San Francisco.

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    "The American Riviera" in southern California is known for its year-round warm weather. It features miles of beaches as well as historic landmarks like the Mission Santa Barbara, a still-functioning church founded by Spanish missionaries in the 18th century. «Less

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    Antiquated windmills and Northern Europeans-style architecture punctuate the little village's skyline. Brilliant sunshine, boundless open country and rolling hills- these are the characteristics of what the original Danish immigrants called "Solvang" or "Sunny Field". «Less

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      More» This small city near Santa Barbara, California is a popular California tourist spot due to its historical significance. The town was settled by Danish immigrants, and today serves as a portal to the past for curious visitors. «Less
    Standard Hotel: Courtyard Marriott or Similar
    Day 11

    San Francisco - Stanford - San Francisco (36 miles)

    In the morning we will visit Stanford University. Please note that new policies enacted by the school mean that on some days tour busses cannot visit the campus; see below for blackout dates.

    After, we will tour the amazing city of San Francisco, CA. Guests may choose to take a Bay Cruise to experience the city's sights from the water. At around 3:00pm, guests may choose to either have some free time or join an optional extensive San Francisco tour, which will cover St. Mary Cathedral's, Twin Peaks, the Civic Center, and much more.

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    Stanford University is recognized as one of the world's leading research and teaching institutions. It covers an area of 35 square kilometers. It is the second largest university in the U.S.. «Less

    • Please note that new policies enacted by the school mean that on some days tour busses cannot visit the campus. The tour will NOT visit on the following dates: 04/24-04/26; 06/12-06/15; 09/16-09/21; 10/23-10/26.
      More» Located in northwestern Silicon Valley, this famous research institution is not just one of the best schools in the United States, but one of the top universities in the world. Its large campus is a sight to behold. «Less
      Please note that new policies enacted by the school mean that on some days tour busses cannot visit the campus. The tour will NOT visit on the following dates: 04/24-04/26; 06/12-06/15; 09/16-09/21; 10/23-10/26.

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    San Francisco, the heart of central California's Bay Area, is famous for its iconic Golden Gate Bridge, its unique culture, and its position at the forefront of technological innovation. Beautiful weather and waterfront views await visitors as well! «Less

    • Always Visit
      More» The iconic arches of San Francisco, California's Golden Gate Bridge are known the world over as a symbol of California and the San Francisco Bay area. From movies to postcards, the Golden Gate Bridge is an American icon. «Less
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      More» This San Francisco neighborhood is a popular tourist area due to its lovely scenery and abundance of shops, restaurants, museums, and other attractions. The area also hosts several annual events, such as a July 4th fireworks show. «Less
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      More» The grandiosely-named Palace of Fine Arts in San Francisco, California is a huge, ornate outdoor structure that is part of the U.S. National Register of Historic Places. Its amazing architecture has made it popular for weddings and photography. «Less
    • Always Visit
      More» Lombard Street is a famous road in San Francisco that is known for having eight steep, hairpin turns climbing up a one-block stretch between Hyde and Leavenworth Streets. The strange-looking stretch of road is a famous Bay Area spot. «Less
    • Always Visit
      More» In addition to a unique vantage point from which to view the Bay Area's skyline, guests will also get a look at Angel Island-- home of the infamous Alcatraz prison-- and the iconic Golden Gate Bridge. «Less
      Admission (Optional): Adult $36; Child $30|Duration: Approx. 1 Hour 30 Minutes
    • Always Available
      More» This in-depth tour of the city allows guests time at more of the famous Bay Area sights! See some of the most famous landmarks, such as the Twin Peaks, City Hall, Lombard Street, and more! «Less
      Admission (Optional): Adult $25; Child $25
    Standard Hotel: Crowne Plaza Union City or Similar
    Day 12

    San Francisco - Yosemite National Park - Los Angeles (531 miles)

    We will depart from San Francisco early this morning for a trip to Yosemite National Park, which we should reach by 9:00am. We will have almost two hours to experience natural wonders such as El Capitan , the Bridal Veil Falls, the mighty Yosemite Falls, the Tunnel View, and the Half Dome. We will leave the park before lunchtime to drive to Los Angeles, where we should arrive at approximately 6:40pm.

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    Yosemite National Park in central California is best known for the amazing granite cliffs of the Yosemite Valley as well as the towering Yosemite Falls and Sequoias. Millions of people every year journey to this UNESCO World Heritage Site. «Less

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      More» The largest granite monolith in the world, El Capitan is located across from Bridalveil Falls in Yosemite National Park. It juts up about 3,000 feet from the ground, and is a favorite of experienced rock climbers. «Less
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      More» Located in the Yosemite Valley California's Yosemite National Park, Bridal Veil Falls are one of the park's most famous sites. Millions of people every year come to see the 617-foot-high waterfall, which flows year-round. «Less
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      More» One of Yosemite National Park's most popular outlooks, the Tunnel View near the Wawona Tunnel is often the first look at some of the famous formations visitors get. The site was renovated and re-dedicated in October of 2008. «Less
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      More» The Half Dome is one of the most recognizable formations in California's Yosemite National Park. It is known the world over as a challenging and rewarding hiking and mountain climbing location, attracting thousands of adventurers every year. «Less

    Order of the itinerary varies depending on day of departure.
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    • Departure & Return

    Location Address Map Departure Return
    Irvine, CA 15333 Culver Dr, Irvine, CA 92604 (Old 99 Ranch Market) map link 6:30am 6:40pm
    Fullerton, CA 1500 S Raymond Ave, Fullerton, CA 92831 (The Hotel Fullerton - Hotel Guest Only) map link 6:45am 6:40pm
    Los Angeles, CA 600 N Broadway, Los Angeles, CA 90012 (Chinatown Senior Citizen Center) map link 6:45am 6:40pm
    Fountain Valley, CA 9125 Recreation Circle, Fountain Valley, CA 92708 (Days Inn Fountain Valley - Hotel Guest Only) map link 6:50am 6:40pm
    Fullerton, CA 222 W Houston Ave, Fullerton, CA 92832 (Howard Johnson Inn - Fullerton) map link 7:00am 6:40pm
    Arcadia, CA 1300 S Golden West Ave, Arcadia, CA 91007 (99 Ranch Market - Arcadia) map link 7:15am 6:40pm
    La Mirada, CA 14299 Firestone Blvd, La Mirada, CA 90638 (Holidays Inn La Mirada - Hotel Guest Only) map link 7:15am 6:40pm
    Rosemead, CA 9488 Valley Blvd, Rosemead, CA 91770 (Rosemead - Comfort Suites - Hotel Guest Only) map link 7:15am 6:40pm
    Artesia, CA 17713 Pioneer Blvd., Artesia, CA 90701 (99 Ranch Market Cerritos - 99 Ranch Market) map link 7:30am 6:40pm
    Rosemead, CA 3633 Rosemead Blvd, Rosemead, CA 91770 (Knights Inn Rosemead) map link 7:30am 6:40pm
    San Gabriel, CA 225 West Valley Boulevard, San Gabriel, CA 91776 (Hilton Hotel) map link 8:00am 6:40pm
    La Puente, CA 1 Industry Hills Pkwy, La Puente, CA 91744 (Pacific Palm Resort - Hotel Guest Only) map link 8:30am 6:40pm
    Rowland Heights, CA 18880 E.Gale Ave, Rowland Heights, CA 91748 (Best Western Hotel) map link 9:00am 6:40pm
    Las Vegas, NV LAS Terminal 3, Las Vegas, NV 89119 (LAS Terminal 3 low-level (Level 0) gate 51) map link 1:30pm no stop
    Las Vegas, NV LAS Terminal 1, Las Vegas, NV 89119 (LAS Terminal 1 (Level 1) Starbucks) map link 1:30pm no stop
    Henderson, NV 4300 E Sunset Rd, Henderson, NV 89014 (The Original Las Vegas Buffet) map link 2:00pm 6:40pm
    Las Vegas, NV 2880 S. Las Vegas Blvd, Las Vegas, NV 89109 (Circus Circus Sky Rise Tower) map link 3:00pm 6:40pm

    *Return time is an estimate and varies based on traffic and weather conditions.

    • Departure: If you book same Los Angeles hotel in tour as your pre-tour hotel, free airport transfer will be arranged on your arrival day within the complimentary transfer time (8:30am - 9:30pm (international flight) or 8:30am - 10:30pm (domestic flight)). Tour guide will pick you up from your hotel on the tour departure day.
    • Return: The tour can drop off at the same pick-up point. The tour can also drop off in LAX airport at around 7:30pm. Please arrange your return flight departing from Los Angeles after 9:30pm (for domestic flight) or 10:30pm (for international flight).
    • Price Includes

    • One-way airport transfer to LAX
    • A $100 gift package that includes two buffet lunches ($30 value, $1/meal tip to waiter not included), two attractions at the Adventureland theme park ($25 value), entrance to the show at the Circus Circus Hotel ($10 value), a coupon book for shops and restaurants ($20 value), and a $15 match play + Bonus Casino Chips at the Circus Circus Casino.
    • 11 nights hotel accommodations
    • All domestic ground transportation via air-conditioned vehicle
    • Bi- or multi-lingual tour (Level 2: semi-guided tour)
    • Price Excludes

    • Admission Fees:
      Destination Adult Child Infant
      Crazy Horse, SD
      Crazy Horse Transportation Package (Optional) $50 / /
      Grand Canyon
      Grand Canyon Helicopter and Boat Tour (Optional) $194 $194 Free (Under 3 yrs)
      Grand Canyon West Rim (Mandatory) $80 $80 /
      Skywalk Glass Bridge (Optional) $35 $35 /
      Las Vegas, NV
      Las Vegas Believe Show (Featuring Criss Angel) (Optional) $98 $98 /
      Las Vegas Jubilee Show (Level C seating + Transportation) (Optional) $83 / /
      Las Vegas Night Tour (Optional) $25 $25 /
      Las Vegas V Show (Level C seating + Transportation) (Optional) $78 $78 /
      San Diego, CA
      San Diego Cruise (Optional) $22 $12 /
      San Francisco, CA
      Extensive San Francisco Tour (Optional) $25 $25 /
      San Francisco Bay Cruise (Optional) $36 $30 /
      San Francisco Extensive Tour (Optional) $25 $25 /
      • Prices are subject to change without prior notice.
      • If you would like to join the optional activities, please pay the fee in cash to the tour guide. You cannot buy / use the tickets on your own or use City Passes. The tour guide will arrange the tickets for the group.
    • Mandatory fee: Tour Package including Crazy Horse, Great Salt Lake and Bear World: $50/person
    • Air fares between your city and the departure city.
    • All meals and drinks during the trip, although eating arrangements will be made by the tour guide.
    • Service fees for tour guide and bus driver (total $6.00/day per passenger and $3.00 per passenger for airport transfer).
    • Personal room fees such as laundry or valet services, telephone calls, or alcoholic beverages/ mini bar items, unless they are otherwise specified.
    • Any private expenses
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    • Booking: Please book airline tickets after your tour booking is confirmed, which should be within 1 business day.
    • Language: All tours are escorted by professional bi- or multi-lingual tour and/or driver guides (English/Chinese). Depending on the number of passengers booked for a particular departure, tours and/or languages may be combined to operate the tours.
    • Hotel rooms: Each hotel room can accommodate no more than 4 guests (adults or children), and existing bedding must be used.

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