Highlights:Visit Grand Canyon, Yosemite National Park, Bryce Canyon National Park, Zion National Park, Canyon De Chelly, Walnut Canyon, Page, Arches National Park, Petrified Forest National Park, Monument Valley Tribal Park, Antelope Canyon. Inclusions: 7 nights hotel accommodations, All domestic ground transportation via air-conditioned vehicle
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Children policy: Child rates apply to those who are 2-9 years and sharing one room with at least 2 adults. Please note each hotel room can only accommodate 4 guests (adults or children regardless of age). Child under 8 years needs to bring own child seats, if not rental fee applied. 3rd, 4th person or child must share with the 1st & 2nd travelers in the same room (2 double beds). Extra beds, extra items and services (such as extra toiletries and towels) will not be provided.
Infant Rate: A separate seat is required for infants and infant rate ($25/day) apply to those under 2 years old (*rate does not include any admission fees)
Hotel rooms are typically designed and equipped for two travelers. They usually feature a queen- or king-sized bed or two double beds, which are meant to provide adequate comfort for two travelers. And if your tour overnight at Los Angeles or Las Vegas, please book it at least 3 days before departure, or you'll pay the addtional resort fees and have no group discount..
In the morning, guests will be picked up in San Francisco. Then, we will travel to Las Vegas. Once we arrive, guests will be able to spend the evening exploring the city on an optional night tour.
More»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
More»See fabulous Las Vegas at its best-- at night! This exciting tour of the famous Strip takes guests to sights such as the Bellagio Fountains, Venetian Hotel, Volcano at the Mirage, and more.«Less
Standard Hotel: Excalibur Hotel and Casino or similar
Las Vegas - Zion National Park - Bryce Canyon National Park - Bryce Canyon City (249 miles)
We will start the day with a visit to Zion National Park. In the afternoon, we will head to Bryce Canyon National Park. We will spend the night in Bryce Canyon.
More»The highlight of Zion National Park in southwestern Utah is Zion Canyon, which reaches a half mile in depth. The park is home to a spectacular amount of plants and animals, including over two hundred species of birds.«Less
More»Bryce Canyon National Park is named for just one of many canyons which form a series of horseshoe-shaped amphitheaters on the edge of the Paunsaugunt Plateau in southern Utah.«Less
Standard Hotel: Bryce View Lodge
Bryce Canyon City - Arches National Park - Monticello (587 miles)
Today we will explore Arches National Park in Utah. We will spend the night in Monticello, UT.
More»Arches National Park is home to the breathtaking scenery of natural stone arches, like the Delicate Arch and Fiery Furnace. It is close to Moab and Canyonlands National Park.«Less
Standard Hotel: Monticello - Inn at the Canyons or similar
Monticello - Monument Valley - Canyon De Chelly - Petrified Forest National Park - Holbrook (325 miles)
Today we will visit three unique national parks: Monument Valley, Canyon De Chelly, and Petrified Forest National Park. After a day of nature exploration, we will retire to Holbrook, AZ for the night.
More»Monument Valley in Arizona is home to exquisite desert scenery and immense geological formations that can be seen for miles around. It contains the Four Corners Monuments and is part of the Navajo Indian Nation.«Less
More»This tour is an amazing way to see the wide expanses of Monument Valley, in the safety of an all-terrain Jeep. For about an hour and a half, you will explore off road.«Less
More»Millions years of land uplifts and steams cutting created the colorful sheer cliff walls of Canyon De Chelly.«Less
More»The Petrified Forest National Park is a badlands area in Arizona, named for the petrified wood that lies around the area. It is near Sedona, Phoenix, the Painted Desert, and the Blue Mesa.«Less
Standard Hotel: Best Western Arizonian
Holbrook - Walnut Canyon - Grand Canyon National Park - Page (227 miles)
Today, we will visit the Walnut Canyon National Monument before heading to the South Rim of the Grand Canyon to explore Grand Canyon National Park. We will spend the night in Page, AZ.
More»Walnut Canyon National Monument was established to preserve numerous Prehistoric archaeological sites and the ancient cliff dwellings. Evidence of human use can be traced back over 2,000 years ago. Most of the cliff dwelling rooms are situated near the loop trails (0.9 miles).«Less
More»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
More»Every year, over five million people stand on the South Rim of the Grand Canyon to absorb the majestic views of one of the world's greatest natural wonders. Visitors can take hiking or driving tours to explore the area.«Less
Due to weather condition in winter season, we have the rights to cancel Grand Canyon South option tours at any time without notice. At that time guest can choose Grand canyou west rim or have a free time at Las Vegas.
Admission (Mandatory): Adult $50; Child $50
More»This helicopter tour is the best way to catch a panoramic view of the majestic South Rim of the Grand Canyon, viewing the massive canyon walls glimmer and reflect in the sun.«Less
Admission (Optional): Adult $220; Child $220
More»One of the many comfortable lodges for visitors to the Grand Canyon Village, the Bright Angel Lodge offers lodging and amenities right on the South Rim of the country's greatest natural wonder, ensuring for a memorable stay.«Less
More»This building was constructed in 1905 in the style of older Hopi Indian architecture. Its purpose is to serve as a marketplace for Native American crafts for visitors to the Grand Canyon Village. It also houses a Hopi museum.«Less
More»Mather Point is a popular stop along the South Rim of the Grand Canyon, providing an exquisite overlook of the vast and expansive natural wonder below.«Less
Standard Hotel: Best Western View of Lake Powell or similar
Page - Antelope Canyon - Las Vegas (220 miles)
Today we will visit Lake Powell, where we will have the chance to take a cruise on the lake. Afterwards, we will head to the unique Upper Antelope Canyon. Later we will visit the Horseshoe Bend. We will return to Las Vegas for the night.
More»Page is a city in Coconino County, Arizona, United States, near the Glen Canyon Dam and Lake Powell. Page was founded in 1957 as a housing community for workers and their families during the construction of nearby Glen Canyon Dam on the Colorado River.«Less
More»This man-made lake in central Arizona is the second-largest reservoir in the United States, and now visitors can take boat tours of this massive marine wonder. Lake Powell was created by the Glen Canyon Dam in 1969.«Less
More»Horseshoe Bend is a curve in the Colorado River, about 5 miles from Lake Powell. The view from the overlook above offers a wide angle of this colorful canyon and tight curve.«Less
Admission (Optional): Adult $25; Child $25
More»The most popular slot canyon in the American Southwest is Antelope Canyon, a sandstone formation formed by flood and rainwater. And the Upper Antelope Canyon is certainly the most fascinating one. Carved by water with incredible forms cliffs renvoies then this light to reveal an amazing palette of colors gold, orange, red, gray and white.«Less
Duration: Approx. 1 Hour 30 Minutes
More»Upper Antelope Canyon is called "the place where water runs through rocks" by the Navajo. Its entrance and entire length are at ground level, requiring no climbing. Beams occur most often in the summer months, as they require the sun to be high in the sky. Light beams start to peek into the canyon March 20 and disappear October 7 each year.«Less
Standard Hotel: Excalibur Hotel and Casino or similar
Las Vegas - Tulare - Fresno (282 miles)
We will depart from Las Vegas and head onward to the Tulare Shopping Outlet Center. Here you will be able to find your favorite brands at discounted prices. After that we will head to Fresno for an overnight stay.
More»The Tulare Outlet Center in Tulare, California offer designer wares at bargain prices. Stores at the outdoor complex include Banana Republic, Nike, Nine West, Polo Ralph Lauren, Eddie Bauer, Famous Footwear, Lane Bryant, Wilsons Leather, Vans, and more.«Less
Standard Hotel: Park Inn by Radisson Fresno or Ramada Inn Fresno Airport or similar
Fresno - Yosemite National Park - San Francisco (269 miles)
From waterfalls that drop thousands of feet, and endless mountain ridges, Yosemite National Park can be considered one of the most famous scenic spots in the Western United States. Arrive in Yosemite National Park in the afternoon. Highlights include: Tunnel View, Bridal Veil Falls, El Captain, Merced River, Yosemite Falls, Half Dome. After that we will head back to San Francisco and transfer to San Francisco international airport.
** Please arrange your air-ticket departure from SFO after 9pm.
More»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
More»This is one of Yosemite's most popular outlooks, often the first landmark that visitors come to. INear, Wawona Tunnel, it was renovated in 2008.«Less
More»Bridal Veil Falls are one of Yosemite's most famous geological formations, a 617-foot waterfall that flows all year round. When the wind blows strongly enough, the waterfall appears to be falling sideways.«Less
More»El Capitan is the largest granite monolith in the world, rising about 3,000 feet above the ground, featuring notoriously difficult climbing routes that even the most experienced climbers find challenging.«Less
More»Running from the Sierra Nevada to Central Valley in California, the Merced River cuts through Yosemite National Park, and offers visitors excellent hiking trails along its banks or whitewater rafting trips through its rapids.«Less
More»This breathtaking system of waterfall is the tallest in North America at roughly 2,425 feet, and one of Yosemite National Parks most popular attractions. It is divided into three sections: the Upper Falls, Middle Cascades, and Lower Falls.«Less
More»The Half Dome is known the world over as a challenging and rewarding hiking and mountain climbing location. It is an iconic image of Yosemite. Visitors hoping to reach the summit should come prepared for an arduous trek.«Less
*Return time is an estimate and varies based on traffic and weather conditions.
Please meet the tour guide at Excalibur Hotel "Tours Check-in Counter" by 3:30pm.
"Tours Check-in Counter at Excalibur" is located at the main level of the hotel rear entrance. It will be on your right hand side after entering the rear door.
7 nights hotel accommodations
All domestic ground transportation via air-conditioned vehicle
Bi-lingual or multi-lingual tour guide Level 3: fully-guided tour
Upper Antelope Canyon (Optional)
$48 (2-12 yrs)
Grand Canyon South Rim (Mandatory)
South Rim Helicopter Tour (Optional)
Las Vegas, NV
Las Vegas Night Tour (Optional)
$25 (2-12 yrs)
Monument Valley Tribal Park
Monument Valley Jeep Tour (Optional)
Free (Under 2 yrs)
Horseshoe Bend (Optional)
Lake Powell Cruise (Optional)
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.
All meals and drinks during the trip, although eating arrangements will be made by the tour guide.
A mandatory service fees: A total of $7 / day / person should be paid in cash to tour guide and the bus driver as a service fee. Any child / Infant reserving a seat will have to pay the service fees as well. Ex: 2 people taking a 2-day tour would pay: $7 x 2 (seats) x 2 (days) = $28.
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
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.
Luggage and infant car seat Policy: Maximum two luggage(one full size+one carry on). We will charge $25 for every extra suitcase.
Each passenger is permitted one piece of luggage to be stored underneath the
bus and one additional smaller handheld piece of luggage can be taken on
board. Please note that strollers or wheelchairs will account as the one
piece of luggage delegated to the passenger. Passenger can bring their own
car seat or infant seat.
No smoking is allowed in the hotel rooms at any time. Failure to comply will result in a $300.00 fine payable immediately and charged by Hotel.
All purchases are subject to re-confirmation within 2-3 business days after booking. Please do not book airline tickets until you have received the confirmation.
You will receive an confirmation email (e-ticket) after your order was received. Complete Operator information, including local telephone numbers at your destination, are included on your Confirmation Email (e-ticket). When you reserve your attractions and services you will be asked to print e-tickets to present when you arrive at your destination. You must print the e-tickets and take them along on your trip; they are your proof of purchase.
Terms & Condition
PLEASE READ CAREFULLY
The purchase of any travel services represents your acceptance Terms & Conditions set out herein. Please ensure that you read carefully and understand these Terms & Conditions prior to booking.
A fee may be charged for any revision or alteration made to a reservation after the booking is confirmed. Name changes or corrections may be treated as a cancellation and cancellation fees will apply. A change of tour date or tour itinerary may be treated as a cancellation, and normal cancellation fees will apply. No change in pick-up location is allowed within 2 business days from departure. We are not responsible for the missed tour due to unconfirmed change in pick up locations.
Cancellations and Alteration fees
Regardless of reason, cancellations result in costly charges from our travel and hotel providers covering penalties and fees incurred by canceling confirmed and pending bookings. Therefore, cancellation penalties and or fees will apply. Time of cancellation will be determined when notice is received and confirmed by our office. Notice of cancellation must be made directly to Taketours through web mail at Contact Us. Your refund request will be answered and processed promptly. If you do not receive any reply
within 2 business days, that means your request is not received successfully; thus, the tour status remains "confirmed". Please contact us immediately
at 617.500.7002. (Notification day and departure day are not counted)
Cancellations received up to 7 days prior to departure will incur a penalty of
$50 per person.
Cancellations received within 4-6 days of departure will
incur a penalty of
$100 per person.
Cancellations received within 3 days of departure will incur a penalty of
100% of total purchase amount.
Unused features are non-refundable. No shows forfeit entire payment.
We cannot grant refunds more than 30 days after completion of tour. There is 6% handling fee of refund amount add-on to the above penalties.
We constantly strives to improve tour itineraries and features. If such improvements can be made, or unforeseen circumstances beyond our control make changes necessary - we reserve the right to vary itineraries and to substitute hotels. At certain peak periods duplicate departures may operate, and sometimes in reverse order in which case hotels may vary from those stated on the itinerary pages.
We reserves the right to cancel or re-schedule any tour departure in accordance with operating requirements
(e.g. minimum number of passengers) or circumstances beyond its control. If cancellation is made any time prior to departure* of the tour, Taketours' only liability will be to refund to the passenger the amount it has received for the tour booking. We will try to re-book the same or similar tour. Please note that we are not liable for any cancellation penalties incurred on any other travel arrangements including air tickets purchased separately from customers.
We are not responsible for any other travel arrangements affected due to our cancellations.
The itinerary/details page of the tour will have information about the level of hotel. The actual hotel will not be finalized until 1 or 2 days before departure. Most hotels are around 2 stars and you may get the exact hotel details while reconfirming your tour.
Departure information, including time and location, is listed in the “Departure And Return Details” section of the tour itinerary. There is often a link to a map as well. Every e-ticket includes full pick-up time and location information. Please print out your e-Ticket and bring your ID to board the bus.
Children under 2 years old will be charged $25 per day for mandatory General Liability Insurance. It is also to guarantee a seat for the child. If the parents prefer to hold the child, it is considered as forfeiting the seat.
This is where you select how many people will be in your room. Double occupancy for hotel room is only guaranteed with a tour purchase by two persons. Single room is only for one person and price is higher. Family triple arrangements can be purchased with three tickets. Family quad arrangements can be purchased with four tickets.
No. Gotobus is a complete online travel company and uses a completely secure and automated booking system, therefore we can only accept bookings made online, using an authorized and valid credit card, check (by fax or mail) and money order (by mail).
You will find an electronic brochure for each tour on our website describing all activities and itineraries. Printed brochures are not available. If you do not find adequate information about a tour on our website, please contact our online help. Contact customer support
Please refer to the cancelation policy of the tour under Redemption and Policies tab. You need to send us an email at email@example.com for the cancelation. Your refund request will be answered and processed promptly. If you do not receive any reply, that means your request is not processed. Please contact us immediately.