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12-Day Yellowstone, Antelope Canyon, Grand Teton and Grand Canyon Tour with Los Angeles Airport Pickup

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12 Days 11 Nights

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Highlights: Visit Antelope Canyon, Casper, Cody, Crazy Horse, Devils Tower, Grand Canyon, Grand Teton National Park, Jackson Hole, Las Vegas, Mount Rushmore National Memorial, Page, Park City, Primm, Salt Lake City, Santa Monica, Yellowstone, Elko, Lake Tahoe, Napa Valley, Sacramento, Tooele, Berkeley, San Francisco, Yosemite National Park.

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    • Buy 2 get 3rd Discounted (3 or 4 pax sharing one room): (1) Price has been adjusted to reflect the discount (2) Cancellation of discounted passenger must be made at least 3 days before departure. (3) No-show (or late cancellation) of discounted passenger incurs $788 penalty fee for the reserved bus seat. (4) Self dismiss of discounted passenger incurs about $100 - $250 penalty fee depending the date you leave.
    • 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).
    • Seat Category: First 5 Bus Rows, $10/person/day, subject to availability. Do not apply for the day tour like LA theme parks 10 options, Napa Valley+Sausalito or Redwood Forest+Monterey.
    Day 1

    Los Angeles (14 miles)

    Complimentary airport pickup time range is between 8:30am to 22:30pm(U.S flights), 8:30am to 21:30pm(International flights). LAX pick up tour guide phone number: 626-826-3886 For arrivals not in the standard pickup time range, please take the hotel courtesy shuttle to airport hotel directly. LAX airport Hotel Info: Best Western Plus South Bay Hotel?Tel: 310-973-0998) Ramada Plaza LAX (Tel:310-536-9800) Meet our tour guides at baggage claim area for US/CANADA domestic flights. Meet our tour guides in front of currency exchange at Terminal B for International flights. Early arrival customers before 17:00pm(PDT)/15:30(PST) are able to join Santa Monica Sightseeing Tours for $25 at your own costs. Airport tour guide service charge is $5 per guest.
    • Santa Monica, CA

      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.

      Santa Monica Tour

      Gorgeous seaside Santa Monica is best known for the Santa Monica Pier amusement park and fairgrounds. Guests on this tour can head to the boardwalk or do some upscale shopping at places like the Third Street Promenade!

      Admission (Optional): Adult $25; Child $25

      Third Street Promenade

      Many upscale designer stores, such as Armani, Gucci, and Boss, have locations in the Third Street Promenade, a famous shopping and dining complex in Santa Monica, conveniently located near the beach.

      Santa Monica Pier

      This large pier in Santa Monica, California is an iconic and historic waterfront amusement park. It first opened in 1909. The building that houses its 1920s carousel is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.
    Standard Hotel: Best Western Plus South Bay Hotel, Ramada Plaza LAX or Similar
    Day 2

    Los Angeles - Fashion Outlet - Las Vegas (235 miles)

    In the morning we will travel along Interstate 15 freeway, passing through the largest desert in North America, Mojave Desert. We will arrive at State Line Fashion Outlet to have lunch and quick shopping. In the afternoon we will check in at Stratosphere Hotel Casino in Las Vegas. At night you can join our exciting Vegas night tour for a fee.We will stay at Stratosphere Hotel for the night.
    • Primm, NV

      Fashion Outlets of Las Vegas

      This massive outlet store complex is a haven for shoppers who love both name-brand labels and bargain prices. Stores at the complex include Banana Republic, Kenneth Cole, Gap, Polo Ralph Lauren, and more!

      Duration: Approx. 2 Hours

    • Las Vegas, NV

      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.

      Las Vegas Night Tour

      Las Vegas becomes marvelously illuminated at night, and we will tour the city to see the Strip, Volcano at Mirage, the Old Town, the Monorail, the Venetian Hotel, The Luxor Pyramids, NewYork NewYork, MGM and Excalibur.

      Admission (Optional): Adult $35; Child (3-9 yrs) $35|Duration: Approx. 4 Hours

    Standard Hotel: Stratosphere Hotel or similar
    Day 3

    Las Vegas - Grand Canyon - St. George (439 miles)

    In the morning, we will visit the Hoover Dam. Afterward, we will proceed to the West Rim of the Grand Canyon, where we may take visit the Eagle Point, Skywalk Glass Bridge and Guano Point or take an optional helicopter and boat tour to fully experience the canyon. Afterward, we will head to St. George for the night.
    Note: If customers choose free time in Las Vegas instead of visiting Grand Canyon West Rim, Customers need to pay $30/person. Please meet you guide at Stratosphere Casino Hotel Las Vegas Buffet Area around 3:30pm, then you'll be tranfered to St. George.
    • Las Vegas, NV

      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.

      Hoover Dam

      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.

      Duration: Approx. 30 Minutes

    • Grand Canyon, AZ

      The Grand Canyon is often considered one of the seven wonders of the world, it offers one of the most spectacular examples of erosion which cannot be found anywhere else in the world.

      Grand Canyon West Rim

      Grand Canyon West is not part of Grand Canyon National Park, but a separate tourist area run by the Hualapai Tribe out of their reserved lands. It is the location of sights such as the Skywalk Glass Bridge.

      Admission (Mandatory): Adult $90; Child $90; Includes Lunch and fuel surcharge at the West Rim|Duration: Approx. 4 Hours

      Skywalk Glass Bridge

      The Skywalk Glass Bridge hangs almost a mile into the air over the West Rim of the Grand Canyon. Guests can feel like they are floating as they look down through the transparent floors of the horseshoe-shaped bridge.

      Admission (Optional): Adult $25; Child (3-9 yrs) $25|Opening Hours: Mon - Sun 8:00am - 6:00pm|Duration: Approx. 30 Minutes

      West Rim Grand Canyon Helicopter and Boat Tour

      These exciting tours from the West Rim descend directly into the Grand Canyon. They combine the thrill of a helicopter and the speed of a pontoon boat to form an unforgettable up-close experience with the magnificent Grand Canyon.

      Admission (Optional): Adult $218; Child $218|Duration: Approx. 1 Hour

      Eagle Point

      Eagle Point is one of the main attractions of the Grand Canyon West Rim. The area features the Skywalk Glass Bridge, and also a "Native American Village" walking tour as well as live performances and demonstrations by tribe members.

      Guano Point

      This scenic viewpoint gets its name from the Bat Cave Mine it overlooks. Visitors can enjoy the panoramic views of the Grand Canyon as well as learn the history of the old mine, parts of which still stand today.

      West Rim Grand Canyon Helicopter Tour

      On this tour, you will fly above and deep into the Grand Canyon via the West Rim in a might helicopter, following the winding path of the Colorado River.

      Admission (Optional): Adult $168; Child $168

    Standard Hotel: Quality Inn or similar
    Day 4

    St. George - Lake Powell - Antelope Canyon - Horseshoe Bend - Salt Lake City (430 miles)

    In the morning, travelers will see the sunrise while on the way to the Page. Arizona. Then, all travelers will have the opportunity to take a visit to Lake Powell and Glen Canyon Dam. The next highlight will be the Antelope Canyon, which is a popular location for photographers and sightseers. Finally, all travelers will have a chance to overlook the breathtaking and awe-inspiring Horseshoe Bend. Overnight in Salt Lake City.
    • Page, AZ

      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.

      Lake Powell

      Lake Powell is a beautiful reservoir along the Colorado River amid the vast desert expanses of Utah. It is in the vicinity of the Rainbow Bridge, Ticaboo Canyon, and iconic Antelope Canyon.

      Glen Canyon Dam

      This concrete arch dam in northern Arizona barricades the Colorado River and creates Lake Powell, the second-largest man-made lake in the country. Lake Powell is a haven for water-skiers and boaters, and is also popular with fishermen.

      Duration: Approx. 30 Minutes

      Lake Powell Luxurious Airplane Tour

      Tourist could take the luxurious airplane tour overlooking the second largest artificial lake - Lake Powell and the tallest natural bridge "Rainbow Bridge".

      Admission (Optional): Adult $168

      Horseshoe Bend

      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.

      Duration: Approx. 1 Hour 30 Minutes

    • Antelope Canyon, AZ

      The most popular slot canyon in the American Southwest is Antelope Canyon Lower Antelope Canyon is in the shape of a "V" and shallower than the Upper Antelope.

      Admission (Optional): Adult $50; Child (3-9 yrs) $50|Duration: Approx. 2 Hours 30 Minutes

    Standard Hotel: Ramada Inn or Similar
    Breakfast: Included
    Day 5

    Salt Lake City - Jackson - Grand Teton - Yellowstone (262 miles)

    In the morning, we will head to the small town of Jackson, WY, a famous frontier town during the Western development. Afterwards we will head into Grand Teton National Park to take in the view of Jackson Lake and Teton Peak. From there, we will take you into the first national park in the world, Yellowstone National Park. We will see 10 of Yellowstone's major scenery sites over the spans of 2 days, including Old Faithful, Grand Prismatic Spring, Yellowstone Lake and Fountain Paint Pot. Spend the night in West Yellowstone.
    • Jackson Hole, WY

      Famous frontier town, located at the crossing of Grand Teton and Rocky Mountains, it became a heaven for outdoors sports enthusiast. The widely praised Elk Antler Arches Park, with its four arches made with thousands of elk antlers is a must see.
    • Grand Teton National Park, WY

      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.

      Grand Teton and Jackson Hole not available for visit before May 11th and we will visit Bear World and Idaho Fall instead.

    • Yellowstone, WY

      Yellowstone is the home to world's largest super volcano and over 10,000 natural landscapes. Yellowstone is well known for its geysers, hot springs, fumaroles and mud pots.

      Old Faithful Geyser

      Yellowstone National Park's famous geyser Old Faithful has been called the most predictable geographical feature in the world. Its reliability has been documented since 1870, when Minnesotan explorer Nathaniel P. Langford gave it its now-world-famous moniker.

      Duration: Approx. 45 Minutes

      Grand Prismatic Hot Spring

      The third largest hot spring in the world, the Grand Prismatic Hot Spring gets its color from bacteria around its rim that feed off of the mineral-rich water. In the summer months, the hot spring is a vivid red-orange shade.

      Duration: Approx. 40 Minutes

      Fountain Paint Pot

      Fountain Paint Pot, heated by the region's underground hot springs, F.P.P is half hot spring, half mud basin. The spring releases natural shades of red and yellow because of the oxidation of iron in the soil.

      Duration: 25-30 Minutes

      Yellowstone Lake

      At 7,732 feet in the air, Yellowstone Lake is the largest freshwater lake above 7,000 feet in all of North America. This large, crystalline lake is a hotbed of geothermal activity and also contains underwater hot springs.

      Duration: Approx. 30 Minutes

    Standard Hotel: Yellowstone County Inn/Traveler Lodge/Dude & Roundup or similar
    Breakfast: Included
    Day 6

    Yellowstone - Buffalo Bill Dam - Gillette (251 miles)

    In the morning we will continue our tour inside Yellowstone National Park, visiting Norris Basin, Yellowstone Canyon, Yellowstone Waterfall, Mud Volcano, Fishing Bridge, Hayden valley. After we all finished those amazing attractions, will exit the park from the east entrance to Buffalo Bill Dam. We will arrive and spend the night at Gillette, Wyoming.
    • Yellowstone, WY

      Yellowstone is the home to world's largest super volcano and over 10,000 natural landscapes. Yellowstone is well known for its geysers, hot springs, fumaroles and mud pots.

      Norris Geyser Basin

      Yellowstone National Park is full of areas like this - geyser basins - large, open areas where geothermic pressure from below the ground's surface force up various geysers and springs. The Norris Basin is one of the more accessible.

      Duration: Approx. 40 Minutes

      Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone

      This impressive gap in the earth in the first large canyon on the Yellowstone River. It is 24 miles long, and can reach a quarter-mile in depth and 3/4 a mile in width. It is gorgeously colored.

      Upper Yellowstone Falls

      Located a quarter-mile upstream of the larger Lower Falls, the Upper Yellowstone River Falls plunge 109 feet down an eroded lava cliff into the basin below. The area below the falls has been subject to heavier erosion than above.

      Duration: 20-25 Minutes

      Mud Volcano Area

      The Mud Volcano blew itself apart in the early 20th century, but visitors can still see the impressive crater and other geothermal features in the surrounding area, such as the Mud Cauldron, Black Dragon's Caldron, and Dragon's Mouth Spring.

      Duration: 25-30 Minutes

      Fishing Bridge

      Located near the mouth of the Yellowstone River, the Fishing Bridge is a great location to spot the native Cutthroat trout. There is an RV park of the same name nearby.

      Duration: Approx. 25 Minutes

    • Cody, WY

      Named for William Cody (AKA Buffalo Bill), who helped found the town, this small city in Wyoming lies to the east of Yellowstone National Park. Many parts of Cody still have the feel of the Old West.

      Buffalo Bill Dam

      Named after the famous Western showman, this dam is part of the Shoshone Project which irrigates the Bighorn Basin for crop production in the region. Standing at 325 feet high, Buffalo Bill Dam is as much an engineering site as it is scenic.

      Buffalo Bill Dam not available for visit before May 4th and we will visit Mammoth Hot Springs instead.

      Opening Hours: Daily 9:00am - 5:00pm

    Standard Hotel: Arbuckle Lodge / Best Western Tower West Lodge or similar
    Day 7

    Gillette - Devil's Tower - Mount Rushmore - Crazy Horse - Casper (366 miles)

    Arrive at Devil's Tower in the morning and see this famous Wyoming landmark. Afterwards we'll head into South Dakota to visit the Mount Rushmore Memorial, where you can take a walk along the Presidential Trail getting right underneath the sculptures of the presidents. After lunch, we will arrive at the Crazy Horse Memorial, a symbol of the Native American spirit and their rebellion against oppression. Enjoy the view of the endless grassy fields of Wyoming as we traffic to Casper to spend the night.
    • Devils Tower, WY

      The first declared United States National Monument. It'is an igneous intrusion or laccolith located in the Black Hills near Hulett and Sundance in Crook County. A monolithic rock formation that rises 1,267 feet above the surrounding land and was once the neck of an active volcano.

      Devils Tower National Monument

      This massive monolith in the Black Hills of Wyoming was the nation's first national monument, anointed by Teddy Roosevelt in 1906. In recent years, climbing the rock has become popular. The stone column is considered sacred by many Native Americans.
    • Mount Rushmore National Memorial, SD

      Mt Rushmore National Memorial is one of the most iconic National Memorials in the world. Four of the nation's most cherished Presidents: George Washington, Thomas Jefferson, Theodore Roosevelt and Abraham Lincoln carved into the face of Mt Rushmore.
    • Crazy Horse, SD

      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.

      Crazy Horse Memorial

      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.
    Standard Hotel: Parkway Plaza or similar
    Breakfast: Included
    Day 8

    Casper - Park City - Salt Lake City (421 miles)

    Continue our travel through the Wyoming fields in the morning, we arrive first at Independence Rock, a historical landmark in the development of the Western frontier. We will get to Utah around noon time and take you to see the Olympic Village for the 2002 Winter Olympic Games in Park City. In the afternoon we will see the State Capitol building, Temple Square of Mormon Church and the Great Salt Lake when we get to Salt Lake City.
    • Casper, WY

      Independence Rock

      This granite monolith sits in the Independence Rock State Historic Site in central Wyoming. The rock served as an important landmark for those travelling west via the Oregon Trail in the middle of the 19th century.
    • Park City, UT

      This quaint little mountain town got its start as a mining settlement. These days, it annually hosts the Sundance Film Festival, founded by actor and director Robert Redford. In the winter, it is a popular ski destination.

      Utah Olympic Park

      This sports park was made for the 2002 Winter Olympics, featuring components for several of the different events: jumps for skiing, bobsled tracks, and luge tracks. It now serves as a training center for would-be Olympians.

      Opening Hours: Mon - Sun 9:00am - 6:00pm

    • Salt Lake City, UT

      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.

      Utah State Capitol

      A member of the National Register of Historic Places, the Utah State Capitol has been standing since 1916. Adorned with columns and a dramatic dome, the neoclassical style is the same as the famous national Capitol building in Washington.

      Duration: Approx. 45 Minutes

      Mormon Temple

      This massive temple took 40 years to build, and was finally opened in 1893. It sits in 10-acre Temple Square in Salt Lake City, Utah, and the campus is a popular tourist destination even though the inside is off-limits.

      Duration: Approx. 1 Hour 30 Minutes

      Great Salt Lake

      Located in the northernmost part of Utah, the Great Salt Lake is the largest saltwater lake in the Western Hemisphere and the fourth-largest terminal lake in the world. Its level of salinity is actually even higher than the ocean.

      Duration: Approx. 30 Minutes

    Standard Hotel: Ramada Inn SLC Airport or similar
    Breakfast: Included
    Day 9

    Salt Lake City - Elko - Tooele - Reno (788 miles)

    In the morning, we will see the Utah State Capitol, Temple Square, the Mormon Temple, and Great Salt Lake. Then, we will head west until we reach Elko, where we will stop for lunch and visit the Bonneville Salt Flats. We will spend the night in Reno.
    • Salt Lake City, UT

      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.

      Great Salt Lake

      Located in the northernmost part of Utah, the Great Salt Lake is the largest saltwater lake in the Western Hemisphere and the fourth-largest terminal lake in the world. Its level of salinity is actually even higher than the ocean.

      Admission (Mandatory): Adult $10; Child $10|Duration: Approx. 30 Minutes

      Mormon Temple

      This massive temple took 40 years to build, and was finally opened in 1893. It sits in 10-acre Temple Square in Salt Lake City, Utah, and the campus is a popular tourist destination even though the inside is off-limits.

      Duration: Approx. 1 Hour 30 Minutes

      Utah State Capitol

      A member of the National Register of Historic Places, the Utah State Capitol has been standing since 1916. Adorned with columns and a dramatic dome, the neoclassical style is the same as the famous national Capitol building in Washington.

      Duration: Approx. 45 Minutes

    • Elko, NV

      A primary town in northern Nevada for local economy, since the largest gold mine in USA located nearby. This city is called the capital of Nevada's gold belt.
    • Tooele, UT

      Tooele is a city in Utah, approximately 30 minutes west of Salt Lake City. It offers stunning views of the nearby Oquirrh Mountains and Great Salt Lake. The Tooele Arts festival is a popular annual event that attracts many artists and musicians.

      Bonneville Salt Flats

      One of the prominent salt flats in western hemisphere, and considered the twin sister of Bolivia's Solar de Uyuni, the Bonneville Salt Flats are a favorite among photographers who enjoy mountain range scenery. Given its flat terrain, the area is known for speed trials available to the public throughout the summer and fall.

      Admission (Mandatory): Adult $10; Child $10

    Standard Hotel: Sand Regency Hotel or Similar
    Breakfast: Included
    Day 10

    Reno - Lake Tahoe - Sacramento - Napa Valley - San Francisco (211 miles)

    In the morning, we will drive to Lake Tahoe. Then we will head to Sacramento to visit the California State Capitol. After that we will go to Napa Valley and Castello di Amorosa for sightseeing and wine-tasting. Around evening we will arrive at San Francisco bay area.
    • Lake Tahoe, NV

      The scenic Lake Tahoe nestled in the crook of California is the largest alpine lake in North America. In addition to being a wonderful place to swim, fish, and boat, Lake Tahoe features winter activities like skiing and snowboarding.

      Duration: Approx. 30 Minutes

    • Sacramento, CA

      Founded in 1849, Sacramento was at the heart of the gold rush, Pony Express, and first trans-continental railroad. Today it serves as the capital of the state of California and one of its most important cities.

      California State Capitol

      At the State Capitol, the past, present and future of California interact with equal force. The building serves as both a museum and the state's working seat of government. Visitors to the Capitol can at once experience California's rich history and witness the making of history through the modern lawmaking process.
    • Napa Valley, CA

      This region between San Francisco and Sacremento is internationally famous for its wines, which are considered among the best in the world. Visitors can tour many of the more than four hundred vineyards and wineries that dot the area.

      Castello di Amorosa

      Castello di Amorosa, a 13th century Tuscan-styled castle and winery, is the only authentic medieval castle in the United States. In addition to touring the castle interior, visitors can taste a wide selection of fine Napa Valley wine which is made on premises and not sold elsewhere.

      Admission (Optional): Adult $40; Child (Under 21 yrs, without Wine Tasting) $40

    Standard Hotel: Marriott / Hampton Inn or similar in Salinas/Fremont area
    Day 11

    San Francisco City Tour - Berkeley University - Pier 39 (95 miles)

    In the morning, we will take Extensive City Tour : visit Cable Car, Lombard Street, City Hall, St. Mary's Cathedral, and Chinatown in San Francisco. Then, we will stop by the Fisherman's Wharf - take a San Francisco Bay Cruise and visit the Aquarium of the Bay. After that, we will go inside the San Francisco city via Silicon Valley area to visit Palace of fine arts and the Golden Gate Bridge. In the afternoon, we will visit the Berkeley University.
    • San Francisco, CA

      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!

      Extensive San Francisco Tour

      This in-depth tour of the city allows guests time at more of the famous Bay Area sights like Cable Car, Lombard Street, City Hall, St. Mary's Cathedral, and Chinatown.

      Duration: Approx. 3 Hours

      Golden Gate Bridge

      The American Society of Civil Engineers considers the Golden Gate Bridge one of the wonders of the modern world. It has been speculated that it is the most photographed bridge in the world; it's certainly one of the most picturesque.

      Duration: Approx. 30 Minutes

      Palace of Fine Art

      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.

      Duration: Approx. 3 Hours

      Fisherman's Wharf

      Fisherman's Wharf in San Francisco, California is one of the western United States' most famous and popular tourist spots. The area is home to Ghirardelli Square, a wax museum, shopping centers, an aquarium, and much more.

      Duration: Approx. 2 Hours 30 Minutes

      Aquarium of the Bay

      See, touch, discover, and learn about the fascinating marine life of the San Francisco Bay and its surrounding waters. Visitors can stroll through 300 feet of crystal clear tunnels featuring over 20,000 marine animals.

      Admission (Optional): Adult $27; Child (3-9 yrs) $17|Opening Hours: Daily 10:00am - 6:00pm|Duration: Approx. 45 Minutes

      San Francisco Bay Cruise

      Take a boat ride around one of the most famous and historical bays in the United States, the famous San Francisco Bay. Guests can enjoy the scenic views of the Golden Gate Bridge and Angel Island.

      Admission (Optional): Adult $39; Child (3-9 yrs) $27|Opening Hours: Closed on Christmas Day and New Year's Day|Duration: Approx. 1 Hour 30 Minutes

    • Berkeley, CA

      UC Berkeley

      The University of California at Berkeley is the flagship branch of the University of California system. It is also the oldest, having been founded in 1868. It is considered one of the top scientific schools in the world.

      Duration: Approx. 45 Minutes

    Standard Hotel: Clarion Inn, Comfort Inn or Similar
    Day 12

    Yosemite National Park - California Central Valley - Los Angeles (354 miles)

    In the morning, the group will tour the Yosemite national park which is famous for its colossal granite rocks, spectacular waterfalls, and glacier formed U-Shaped valley. You will have a chance to see the Yosemite waterfall,the El Capitan and Tunnel View Point. After the lunch, the group will drive through the richest California Central Valley before heading back to Los Angeles We will arrive in Los Angeles in the late evening. See "Departure and Return Details" for more information.
    • Yosemite National Park, CA

      Yosemite is one of the wonders of Nature. It is located near the geographical center of the Nevada mountain range. Towering granite rocks, mighty waterfalls and placid valleys give Yosemite all the aspects of a "land of the gods".

      If U.S. National Park Service announces closure of major roads that lead to Yosemite National Park due to extreme weather condition such as heavy snow, we will then use two replacement scenic sites Paso Robles Winery and Solvang -Danish Village to replace Yosemite National Park. Mandatory fees will not be refunded.

      Duration: Approx. 4 Hours

      El Capitan

      This granite cliff on the north side of Yosemite Valley in Yosemite National Park is world-famous as a challenge for rock climbers. The top can also be reached by taking a hiking trail out of Yosemite Valley.

      Duration: Approx. 20 Minutes

      Yosemite Falls

      The Yosemite Falls tumble down in three separate sections. In addition to being the tallest waterfall in North America, the Yosemite Falls are the seventh-tallest in the world. The falls process the most water during the springtime.

      Duration: Approx. 1 Hour

      Tunnel View

      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.

      Duration: Approx. 25 Minutes

      Half Dome

      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.
    • Departure & Return

    • LAX Free Pickup:U.S domestic flights arrival between 8:30 am and 10:30 pm, a tour guide will be waiting at the baggage claim. International flights arrival between 8:30 am and 9:30 pm, a tour guide will be waiting for you at the Currency Exchange in Terminal B. If arriving outside this period, you could take the free shuttle to the hotel on your own, or book private pick up, please contact us for the price.
    • Tips for pick up/ drop off: $5 per person per time.
    • Return Flights: Please schedule your flights to depart from Los Angeles airport (LAX) after 8:30pm for domestic flight or after 9:30pm for international flight.
    • Price Includes

    • 11 nights hotel accommodation
    • Airport pick up & drop off: If arriving outside this period, you should take the free shuttle to the hotel on your own.
    • 5 breakfasts
    • All domestic ground transportation via air-conditioned vehicle
    • Tour guide Level 2: semi-guided tour
    • Taxes
    • Price Excludes

    • Admission Fees:
      Destination Adult Child
      Antelope Canyon
      Antelope Canyon (Optional) $50 $50 (3-9 yrs)
      Grand Canyon
      Grand Canyon West Rim (Mandatory) $90 $90
      Skywalk Glass Bridge (Optional) $25 $25 (3-9 yrs)
      West Rim Grand Canyon Helicopter and Boat Tour (Optional) $218 $218
      West Rim Grand Canyon Helicopter Tour (Optional) $168 $168
      Las Vegas, NV
      Las Vegas Night Tour (Optional) $35 $35 (3-9 yrs)
      Napa Valley
      Castello di Amorosa (Optional) $40 $40 (Under 21 yrs, without Wine Tasting)
      Page, AZ
      Lake Powell Luxurious Airplane Tour (Optional) $168 /
      Salt Lake City, UT
      Great Salt Lake (Mandatory) $10 $10
      San Francisco, CA
      Aquarium of the Bay (Optional) $27 $17 (3-9 yrs)
      San Francisco Bay Cruise (Optional) $39 $27 (3-9 yrs)
      Santa Monica, CA
      Santa Monica Tour (Optional) $25 $25
      Tooele, UT
      Bonneville Salt Flats (Mandatory) $10 $10
      • 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 (pay the fee in cash to the tour guide): $230/person, including Yellowstone, Grand Teton, Crazy Horse, Mount Rushmore, Great Salt Lake, Antelope Canyon, Bryce Canyon, Yosemite NP, Bonneville Salt Flats, Napa Valley, Berkeley University, Cable Car, San Francisco in-depth tour and fuel surcharge.
    • Admission to Theme Park(s), surcharge will be added when checking out.
    • Air fares between your city and the departure city.
    • Personal room fees such as laundry or valet services, telephone calls, or alcoholic beverages/ mini bar items.
    • All meals and drinks during the trip, although eating arrangements will be made by the tour guide.
    • A mandatory service fees for tour guide and bus driver (total $9.00/day per passenger and $5.00 per passenger for airport transfer. $2-$3 per passenger for the local Indians guide touring Antelope Canyon).
    • Any private expenses
    • Additional Note

    • Booking: Please book airline tickets after your tour booking is confirmed, which should occur within 1 business day.
    • Lodging: Single price is for one person staying in one room. Double, Triple and Quadruple prices are for two people, three people and four people staying in one room respectively.
    • 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.
    • Policies

      Confirmation

    • All purchases are subject to re-confirmation within 2-3 business days after booking. Please do not book airline tickets until you receive the confirmation.

      Redemption

    • You will receive a confirmation email (e-ticket) after your order is processed. Complete operator information, including local telephone numbers at your destination, is included on your e-ticket. 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.

    Booking changes
    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.

    Cancellations and Cancellation Fees
    Regardless of the 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 by email or through web mail at Contact Take tours for details.

    Cancellation penalties per person (Notification day and departure day are not counted)

    • 30 or more days prior to departure - 10% of total purchase amount
    • 15-29 days or more prior to departure - 25% of total purchase amount.
    • 8-14 days prior to departure - 30% of total purchase amount.
    • 4-7 days prior to departure - 50% of total purchase amount.
    • Within 3 days prior to departure - 100% of total purchase amount.
    • Day of departure or no show - 100% per person.
    • Unused features are non-refundable. No shows forfeit entire payment.
    • Trips require a minimum number of participants to avoid cancellation. We reserve the right to cancel a schedule trip to fully refund affected customers although tour companies will make every efforts to maintain the normal operation.
    • There is 6% handling fee add-on to the above penalties.

    NOTE: We cannot grant any refunds more than 30 days after completion of tour.

    Itinerary Variations
    We constantly strive 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.

    Tour Cancellation:
    We reserve the right to cancel or re-schedule any tour departure in accordance with operating requirements 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.

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