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9-Day National Park Highlights Tour from San Francisco - Fully Guided   Tour Code: 028-377

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Price In USD (Price per person based on double occupancy )

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Adult Child
(Age 8-16)
Adult Child
(Age 8-16)
$1099 $842 $644 $584 $644 $584
Single Double(/person) Third Person Fourth Person
Adult Child
(Age 8-16)
Adult Child
(Age 8-16)
$1137 $866 $689 $594 $689 $594
Single Double(/person) Third Person Fourth Person
Adult Child
(Age 8-16)
Adult Child
(Age 8-16)
$1057 $815 $644 $573 $630 $573
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Day 1
San Francisco - Yosemite - Fresno (326 miles)
Early departure for Yosemite National Park, the second National Park in the nation and the most popular natural tourist destination in California. You will enjoy the beautiful scenery of Yosemite Valley with its majestic rock formations and breathtaking waterfalls. In the late afternoon, travel through the fertile San Joaquin Valley, known as the fruit bowl of the nation, to Fresno, your final destination today.

Standard Hotel: Quality Inn or Best Western, Fresno or similar
Day 2
Fresno - Las Vegas (406 miles)
Continental Breakfast. Travel through the farming communities around Bakersfield and continue across the Mojave Desert and into the man-made paradise, Las Vegas. Enjoy this boomtown resort, featuring non-stop casinos, fabulous entertainment, great restaurants and attractions.

Standard Hotel: Best Western Mardi Gras, Las Vegas or similar
Day 3
Las Vegas
Continental Breakfast. Enjoy a day of leisure in Las Vegas. You have the choice to visit some of the spectacular hotels, take one of the many optional excursions offered, or simply relax by the pool. Las Vegas has something for everyone and you have the whole day to explore this world famous city.

Standard Hotel: Best Western Mardi Gras, Las Vegas or similar
Day 4
Las Vegas - Zion - Bryce - Kanab - Page/Lake Powell (406 miles)
Continental Breakfast. Early morning departure for a visit to Zion National Park, a popular destination with rock climbers for its unique landscapes and majestic plateaus. Continue on to Bryce Canyon, a spectacular canyon with a symphony of colors and shapes that will leave you breathless. Later in the afternoon, travel through Kanab, known as Utah’s "Little Hollywood", before continuing to Page.

Standard Hotel: Quality Inn Page or Econolodge or similar
Day 5
Page/Lake Powell - Grand Canyon - Flagstaff (200 miles)
Continental Breakfast. Visit Page and Lake Powell before continuing to the Grand Canyon, one of the seven natural wonders of the world. Enjoy the breath-taking panoramas from the Canyon’s South Rim. Arrive in the quaint Arizona town of Flagstaff, located on famous Route 66, for the evening.

Standard Hotel: Days Inn Route 66 or Quality Inn or similar
Day 6
Flagstaff - Sedona - Phoenix/Scottsdale (144 miles)
Continental Breakfast. Morning departure through Oak Creek Canyon and then the journey continues to the lovely city of Sedona. The area, known for its spectacular landscapes, has been the setting of many movies. Later, drive through the garden desert of Arizona, visiting Montezuma’s Castle, the ancient Indian cliff dwellings of the Sinaguas tribe. Discover the unique charm of our desert oasis, Phoenix/Scottsdale, a blend of southwestern architecture and magnificent saguaro cactus.

Standard Hotel: Days Inn Route 66 or Quality Inn or similar
Day 7
Phoenix/Scottsdale - Los Angeles (372 miles)
Continental Breakfast. Today, enjoy the scenery while traveling through the Mojave Desert across the Colorado River before arriving in the city of Los Angeles.

Standard Hotel: Howard Johnson LAX or Holiday Inn Express LAX or similar
Day 8
Los Angeles - Santa Barbara - Lompoc/San Luis Obispo (158 miles)
Continental Breakfast. Depart for the California coast. En route to the Lompoc area you have a chance to explore Santa Barbara, often referred to as the pearl of the "American Riviera". The city is known for its Spanish Colonial style architecture, lush vegetation and laid back lifestyle. Late afternoon arrival in the Lompoc area.

Standard Hotel: Quality Inn or Best Western Royal Oak or similar
Day 9
Lompoc/San Luis Obispo - Carmel/Monterey - San Francisco (121 miles)
Continental Breakfast. Travel to Monterey, California’s first capital. After a stop in this beautiful seaside town, travel along stunning 17-Mile Drive known for its exclusive golf courses, beautiful views and distinctive fauna. After seeing the beauty of the 17-Mile Drive, visit the quaint and charming village of Carmel before arriving in "The City by the Bay" with its beautiful views, famous cable cars, parks and the Golden Gate Bridge.
  • Departure and Return Details
    Departure times and locations:
***Please arrive 15 minutes prior to the stated departure time!!!
  • Inclusions
  • Accommodation for 8 nights, including taxes and porterage.
  • All domestic ground transportation via air-conditioned deluxe vehicle
  • Admissions to: Montezuma's Castle, 17-Mile Drive and all National Parks
  • Daily Continental Breakfast
  • Tour guide ( Level 3 : fully-guided tour)
  • Exclusions
  • Air fares between your city and San Francisco.
  • Laundry, valet, telephone calls, wines and liquors other than those specified.
  • All meals and drinks during the trip are not included unless otherwise stated.
  • All other private expenses and gratitude (Suggested: Drivers: $3 - $5 per person per day; Guides: $4 - $6 per person per day)
  • Additional Notes
Language:Please check following table to see the date with the language you required is available or not before you make the booking.
    Language Apr, 2013 May, 2013
    English / 4
    German / 4
    Dutch / 4
    Italian 20 18

    Language Jun, 2013 Jul, 2013

    Aug, 2013

    Sep, 2013 Oct, 2013
    English 1 6, 20 3, 17, 31 / 5
    German 1 6, 20 3, 17, 31 / 5
    Dutch 1 6, 20 3, 17, 31 / 5
    Italian 15, 29 13, 27 10, 24 7, 21 /

    Optional Tour Expenses [additional cost]:

    • Helicopter tours in Grand Canyon National Park, San Francisco or Las Vegas
    • Night tours of Las Vegas or San Francisco
    • Golden Gate Bridge and Sausalito Excursions
    • Universal Studios, Disneyland and California Adventure

    Special Notes:

    • 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.
    • Child price applies to children 8-16 years, sharing a room with 2 adults. Children under 8 years old are not allowed to participate in the tour.
    • Language: Spanish, Dutch, Germany or Italian may be available upon request. Please contact us at for more info.
    • Luggage: Tour prices include hotel porterage for one bag per person only. Due to space limitations, extra bags may not be permitted on the coach. If space does permit however, you will be charged US$ 4 per bag per day for each additional bag. This additional charge will be collected at tour departure.
    • Confirmation: Immediately after submitting your reservation you will receive a receipt of booking by email. Within 72 hours of submitting your reservation you will receive a confirmation email confirming the booking status. Please do not book any airline tickets until you received the status of your booking.
Immediately after submitting your reservation you will receive a receipt of booking by email. Within 72 hours of submitting your reservation you will receive a confirmation email confirming the booking status. Departures can only be guaranteed 45 days prior to the departure date (a minimum number of passengers is required to operate the tour). We are not responsible for any cancellation/change fees for flight tickets.
You will receive an email (e-ticket) after your order was received. Complete Operator information, including local telephone numbers at your destination, are included on your e-ticket. You must print the e-tickets and take them along on your trip; they are your proof of purchase.
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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 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 Us .

Cancellation penalties per person as follows:

  • Up to 31days prior to departure - 10% of total purchase amount
  • 30-15 days prior to departure - 15% of total purchase amount.
  • 14-2 days prior to departure - 70% of total purchase amount.
  • 1 day prior - Day of departure or no show - 100% per person.
  • Unused features are non-refundable. No shows forfeit entire payment.
  • There is 6% handling fee add-on to the above penalties.

Itinerary Variations
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.

Tour Cancellation:
We reserves 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 should received the request within our business hours 9:00am - 6:00pm ( Monday to Fri EST).

We are not responsible for any other travel arrangements affected due to our cancellations.

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