17-Day Yellowstone Park, Mt. Rushmore, Antelope Canyon, Grand Canyon West Rim, Monument Valley, Bryce Canyon, Yosemite, Salt Lake City, South California theme items, Mexico Tour from Los Angeles

$1322
Per Person

  • Code: LA17-9765
  • Guided Tour
  • Los Angeles
  • English, Mandarin

What To Expect

Overview

  • Go to the attraction where photographers love most--Antelope Canyon to enjoy the magic of light and shadow
  • Most characteristic National Park Centennial, the special and the most distinctive national park tour
  • Visit Mount Rushmore, to see the President Washington, Jefferson, Lincoln and Roosevelt carved in exquisite detail.
  • Watching the various type of stones in Bryce Canyon
  • Feeling the colorful night-life in Las Vegas
  • Unique tourism: San Francisco, Cable Car, Aquarium, Berkeley University
  • You can enjoy the changing wonderful sightseeing of Yosemite, whatever the seasons you come here
  • Cross border to Mexico to enjoy lobster meal and experience Mexico amorous feelings

Itinerary

01

Day 1: Arrive at Los Angeles

Please see detailed pickup and starting point information

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.

  • Best Western Plus LAX/ Ramada Inn LAX 或同级
02

Day 2: Los Angeles→Lobster Bay→Ensenada→Rosarito

On the designated pick-up area

Start from Los Angeles in the morning; we crossed the border into Mexico, and then we into the famous coastal road. You will enjoy the unique flavor of local lobster meals, when we arrived lobster Bay. Every year more than a million fresh lobster is served on the visitor's food plate, accompanied by a cup of Mexican characteristics of agave cocktail. After enjoying the lobster dinner, we will go to Ensenada. Ensenada is the gathering place of local fishery activities, and it is the harbor of the lively rich harbor. You can taste fresh and delicious Mexican fish rolls at the bustling Fisherman's Wharf. In the most bustling streets of Ensenada, you can enjoy the fine Mexican handicrafts. Also, we will arrange for you to take a yacht to the sea, experience the wind and waves of happiness, and enjoy the sea and sky beauty of the Pacific.

  • Rosarito Beach Hotel or similar
03

Day 3: Tijuana City Tour→San Diego→Los Angeles

On the designated pick-up area

In the morning you can wake up naturally. The Rosa Lido Beach Hotel is renowned for its guests. Blue sea is the hotel's front porch. The vast beach is the hotel's backyard, and if you want you can rent a good horse to flutter waves. After leaving Rosarito, you will continue to the tidal Pacific coast to Tijuana. As the emerging city of the Mexican border, Tijuana is full of graffiti of symbolic freedom and young, then we return across the border back to us San Diego, visit the famous landmark — the kiss of the century, and the world-famous aircraft carrier - USS Midway. In the evening, we will return to LA.

  • Ramada Commerce or Similar
  • Things to Know
    • * please note: in order to pass through the us-mexico customs security check quickly, each passenger can bring one boarding box, and other luggage please deposit in the hotel. The hotel checked the luggage at $2 each
04

Day 4: South California theme items

On the designated pick-up area

Choose 1 from 9 options:

1. Palm Spring Outlet Shopping, Duration: 6 hours

2. Joshua Tree National Park+Sunnyland/Palm Springs town (including Joshua Tree admission, Sunnyland is closed on every Monday to Wednesday, will be replaced by the Palm Springs town), Duration: Joshua Tree National Park (3 hours) Sunnyland (30 minutes)

3. Newport Beach+Crystal Cathedral+South Coast Plaza (including Gondola cruise), Duration: Gondola Cruise (1 hour), Crystal Cathedral (30 minutes), South Coast Plaza shopping (2 hours)

4. Los Angeles City Tour (including tickets for Celebrity Mansion Tour + California Science Center), Duration: Beverly Hills Celebrity Mansion Tour (90 minutes), California Science Center (60 minutes), Hollywood Blvd Walk of Fame (30 minutes), Staple Center (15 minutes), Walt Disney Concert Hall (15 minutes)

5. San Diego City Tour (including Harbor Cruise Boat Tour + USS Midway ticket), Duration: San Diego Harbor Cruise Boat Tour (60 minutes), USS Midway (90 minutes), Balboa Park (45 minutes), Old Town San Diego (1 hour)

6. San Diego Ocean View Train (Ocean View Train Deluxe cabin ticket), Duration: Unconditional Surrender Statue (30 minutes), Ocean View Train (3 hours), USS Midway (optional, 90 minutes), San Diego Harbor Cruise Boat Tour (optional, 60 minutes)

7. San Diego Sea World (including Sea World admission), Duration: Sea World (5 hours), San Diego Harbor Cruise Boat Tour (optional, 60 minutes)

8. Hollywood Universal Studio tour (including Universal Studio admission), Duration: Hollywood Blvd Walk of Fame (20 Minutes), Universal Studio tour (7 Hours inside the Park)

9. Disneyland Theme park or Adventure Park (including park ticket), Duration: Disneyland theme park (7 hours)

  • Quality Inn or similar
  • Things to Know
    • * please pay the nanga theme project fee at the time of placing the order, which cannot be changed after confirmation. If you do not choose or do not pay, we will default to your choice of free activities, the day will not arrange any shuttle service
    • * Tour guides are not accompanied into the park of Disney theme parks, adventure parks, universal studios
05

Day 5: Los Angeles→Las Vegas (268 Miles/4 hours)

Please see detailed pickup and starting point information

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 may join our exciting Las Vegas “night tour” ($35) and/or try the world famous highroller($37) at your own cost.

[Guests joined the group at Las Vegas can choose 1. Las Vegas Airport pick-up or 2. Arrive at Las Vegas hotel at your own for assembly]

Mojave Desert: Largest desert in North America, crossing four states. On the way you will see the unique Joshua trees as well as the Pacific Railroad serving as the economic vein that connects the East Coast to the West Coast. You will also pass by the mysterious “Ghost Town” during the Gold Rush era and the world’s largest solar electric power plant invested by Google.

Las Vegas Night Tour: Entire trip will be lead by our tour guide. You will visit Venetian Hotel & Casino’s indoor “sky dome”, San Marcos Square, and man-made water canals. Next you will view the “volcano eruption” show in front of Mirage Hotel & Casino. Next you will go to Luxor Hotel & Casino and take the “tram” to the Excalibur Hotel & Casino. There we will stop to take pictures of MGM Grand Hotel & Casino, and “Statue of Liberty” at New York, New York Hotel & Casino. .Finally we will go back to our hotel Stratosphere Hotel & Casino where you can go up to the 108th floor roof top for a breath-taking, panoramic, night view of this “sin city.”Entire night tour lasts four hours.

Time reference (This schedule is for under ideal conditions, in case of traffic congestion, bad weather, holidays and other special circumstances, process time will be out of):

08:00am Departure together

08:30am - 10:30am 2 hours

10:30am - 11:00am Barstow Rest area 30 minutes

11:00am - 12:45pm 1 hour 45 minutes

12:45pm - 02:15pm Fashion Outlets 1 hour 30 minutes Lunch

02:15pm - 03:00pm 45 minutes

03:00pm Stratosphere Hotel Dinner

6:00pm - 10:00pm Las Vegas Night Tour

  • The Strat Hotel or similar
06

Day 6: Hoover Dam→Grand Canyon (West Rim)→Las Vegas→St. George

On the designated pick-up area

1st Choice:In the morning we depart towards Grand Canyon, one of 7 natural wonders in the world. There you will visit the famous “Eagle Point” landmark and pay a fee to go on the amazing, man-made “Sky Walk” if you choose to. Then we travel to “Guano Point” landmark for an incredible view of the Grand Canyon. If you want the best view, you can pay a fee and take the popular “helicopter tour” flying over the entire, majestic canyon. Finally we will visit America’s largest water control project: The Hoover Dam. Then will return to Las Vegas and arrive at St. George in the evening. Stay overnight in St. George, Utah.

Hoover Dam: Situated at the border of Nevada and Arizona, Hoover Dam crosses the Colorado River. It is the largest dam in the United States, known as “the diamond in the desert”. Hoover Dam was built during the “great economic depression”, but created more than 5,000 jobs at the time. It was a milestone achievement for US Water Works history and opened the gate for American Western frontier exploration.

Grand Canyon West Rim: One of the 7 natural wonders of the world is located in the Indian Reservation area. For centuries, the Hualapai Indians have guarded this mystical land. Grand Canyon is 6,000 feet deep, with the Colorado River quietly flowing through at the bottom, giving it life. If you take the helicopter tour, different layers of rock formations about planet Earth’s age and history are unveiled right before your eyes like the Artist’s scroll. Enjoy this scenic, real life Encyclopedia: TheGrand Canyon.

2nd Choice: Free Day in Las Vegas ($30 Tour Fare Variance) - You may arrange your free day in Las Vegas by youself. And the vistor should gather at afternoon 3.00 p.m. and then go to St. George.

******Please note: customers participating in the tour (2018.10.15-2019.4.15) who choose to be free in Las Vegas are required to pay the departure fee of $50/ person for the tour guide.

St. George: The small town is located at the boarder of Colorado Plateau and the Mojave Desert, and it is Utah’s famous winter shelter and leisure City.

  • Quality Inn or Similar
07

Day 7: Bryce Canyon National Park→Zion National Park→St George

On the designated pick-up area

We will visit the Zion National Park. Just like the place of peace where it receives its name from, the tranquil scenery and diverse ecosystem inside Zion Canyon will make you feel at one with nature. Later we will drive to Bryce canyon national park, which Famous for its hoodoo rocks, these sandstone columns in the canyon resemble all sorts of different strange creatures; putting both your imagination and your camera to work.

Bryce Canyon National Park is a United States national park located in southwestern Utah. The major feature of the park is Bryce Canyon, which despite its name, is not a canyon, but a collection of giant natural amphitheaters along the eastern side of the Paunsaugunt Plateau. Bryce is distinctive due to geological structures called hoodoos, formed by frost weathering and stream erosion of the river and lake bed sedimentary rocks. The red, orange, and white colors of the rocks provide spectacular views for park visitors. Bryce sits at a much higher elevation than nearby Zion National Park. The rim at Bryce varies from 8,000 to 9,000 feet.

Zion National Park is a United States National Park located in southwestern Utah, near the city of Springdale. A prominent feature of the 229-square-milepark is Zion Canyon, which stretches 15 miles long and spans up to half a mile deep. It cuts through the reddish and tan-colored Navajo Sandstone by the North Fork of the Virgin River. The lowest point in the park is 3,666 ft. at Couplets Wash and the highest peak is 8,726 ft at Horse Ranch Mountain. Located at the junction of the Colorado Plateau, Great Basin, and Mojave Desert regions, the park has a unique geography and a variety of life zones that allow for unusual plant and animal diversity. Numerous plant species as well as 289 species of birds, 75 mammals (including 19 species of bat), and 32 reptiles inhabit the park's four life zones: desert, riparian, woodland, and coniferous forest. Zion National Park includes mountains, canyons, buttes, mesas, monoliths, rivers, slot canyons, and natural arches.

  • Comfort inn & Suits or similar
08

Day 8: Lower Antelope Canyon→Horseshoe Bend→Monument Valley

On the designated pick-up area

We will head toward Colorado Plateau in the morning, taking photos at the famous Antelope Canyon and Horseshoe Bend. After we will visit the Monument Valley, which is the core of American western Indian culture. Many western cowboy style movies have been shot here. Visitors can pay a fee to take the jeep tour to have a closer visit.

Colorado Plateau: The only desert plateau in the United States. After years of erosion from the Colorado River, some of the most stunning nature sceneries had formed here. Red Rocks arches and mesas decorate this vase landscape with their brilliant colors.

Antelope Canyon: One of the most recognizable and famous natural landscapes in the world and a must see for photography enthusiast. Millions of years of flash flood and natural erosion gifted us these slot canyons, with their smooth wavy curves and gorgeous colors from the sandstone; it truly is a wonder of nature.

Horseshoe Bend: Carved by the Colorado River, you can witness the water slowly flowing pass underneath your feet in this horse shoe shape bay as you stand above it on the edge of the cliff.

Monument Valley: A summary of all the beautiful landscape on the Colorado Plateau, see the Navajo Sandstone pillars and monument rocks erected across the land. This place had been the backdrop of countless Western movies and TV commercials. You'll even be able to travel on the same road that "Forrest Gump" had run through on his cross-country trek.

  • UTE Mountain Casino Resort or similar
09

Day 9: Arches National Park→Canyonlands National Park→Salt Lake City

On the designated pick-up area

We will go to the world's largest concentration of sandstone arches - Arches National Park, where only documented record arches have as many as 2000. The Delicate Arch is looked like a landmark of Utah, even the entire West Coast National Park. Our tour guide will lead visitors walk close to Delicate Arch, enable everyone to touch it personally and take pictures of it. After that, we will drive to Canyonlands National Park.  Author Edward Abbey, a frequent visitor, described the Canyonlands as "the most weird, wonderful, magical place on earth—there is nothing else like it anywhere."

Arches National Park: Nature created this marvelous location from sandstones and underground salt layers with nothing but wind and water. The most concentrated area in the world for naturally formed sandstone arches, you can also see all kinds of different unique shape rocks and see one of the most well-known landmarks of Utah, the Windows Arches.

Canyonlands National Park is a U.S. National Park located in southeastern Utah near the town of Moab. It preserves a colorful landscape eroded into countless canyons, mesas, and buttes by the Colorado River, the Green River, and their respective tributaries. The park is divided into four districts: the Island in the Sky, the Needles, the Maze, and the combined rivers—the Green and Colorado—which carved two large canyons into the Colorado Plateau. While these areas share a primitive desert atmosphere, each retains its own character. 

  • Ramada Inn SLC or similar
10

Day 10: Jackson, WY - Grand Teton National Park - Yellowstone National Park

On the designated pick-up area

In the morning, we will head to the small town of Jackson, Wyoming, a famous frontier town during the Western development. Afterwards we will head into Grand Teton National Park passing by Jackson Lake and stop at an outlook to view the Grand 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 and Fountain Paint Pot. Spend the night in West Yellowstone.

 

Jackson, WY: famous frontier town, located at the crossing of Grand Teton and Rocky Mountains, it became a heaven for outdoors sports enthusiast. It is also the third largest artwork exchange location in the world and a popular vacation destination for the wealthy. 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: one of the most beautiful national parks with its snow covered mountain peaks year round and wide range of wild life ecosystem. It even attracted great writer Ernest Hemingway to fall in love with this place and had been the backdrop for countless Western movies.

Yellowstone National Park: the very first national park in the whole world, Yellowstone attracted countless visitors over the year with its unique geothermal activities and fascinating wild life. You will find all four different kinds of geothermal activities, geyser, hot spring, fumarole and mud pot as we take you travel through the park. 

Yellowstone Lake (West Thumb): this is the highest altitude volcanic lake in North America. We will take you to walk along the trail beside the lake and see the tranquil lake view plus all the beautiful sites on the way, like Abyss Pool, Black Pool, and Fishing Hole. 

Old Faith Geyser: the most famous landmark inside Yellowstone, it's also the logo of the national park, erupting roughly every 91 minutes, this is a must see when you are inside Yellowstone.

Grand Prismatic Spring: the third largest hot spring in the world, it's the most renowned hot spring in the national park. Setting foot into the area will surround you with steam and allowing you an up close view of the brilliant colors inside the hot spring.

Fountain Paint Pot: walking along this trail will provide you a great view of the light pink color mud pot with its constantly boiling mud bubbles and the fumaroles nearby.

  • Traveler Lodge or similar
11

Day 11: Yellowstone →Buffalo Bill Dam →Gillette (337 Miles/7.5 hours)

On the designated pick-up area

In the morning we will continue our tour inside Yellowstone National Park, visiting Norris Basin, Yellowstone Canyon, Yellowstone Fall, 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 to enjoy the scenic view along the way. We will arrive and spend the night at Gillette, Wyoming. 

Norris Basin: this is the most concentrated location of geothermal activities in Yellowstone National Park. While walking on the trail in this steamy fairyland, you'll be treated to a great view of all the hot springs along the way.

Yellowstone Canyon (Artist Point): see the canyon in all its colorful glory. The rock walls of the cliff was painted yellow by long years exposure to the sulfur content from the surrounding thermal, thus named Yellowstone. We will view the Canyon from the Artist Point viewing area, one of the best view for this location.

Yellowstone Waterfall: you might see the waterfall from afar along the way, but we'll take you one step closer and give you a view right next to the waterfall to experience in person its power.

Mud Volcano: one of the highest concentrations of onus pots in the national park. See the Mud Cauldron, Dragon mouth spring and Mud Volcano along with a chance of seeing some wild lives in the area.

Fishing Bridge:  The original bridge was built in 1902.  The Fishing Bridge was historically a tremendously popular place to fish. Angling from the bridge was quite good, due to the fact that it was a major spawning area for cutthroat trout. It finally became to the best place to observe the Yellowstone Trout. Usually the trout will spawn in this area and jumping out the water  during the summer time.

Hayden Valley: While once there was a lake here, Hayden Valley is now a wildlife paradise and the location of the largest rut of free roaming bison in the world. 

Buffalo Bill Dam: named after the famous Western showman, this dam was created by blocking the Shoshone River and flooding the valley. It provides a beautiful yet peaceful view of the surrounding mountains and rock formations.

  • Best Western Tower West Lodge
12

Day 12: Devil’s Tower →Mt. Rushmore →Crazy Horse →Casper (430 Miles/7.5 hours)

On the designated pick-up area

Arrive at Devils 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: the first national monument in the country that was designated in 1906. This uniquely shaped rock formation was made world famous when director Steven Spielberg shot the climatic scenes of the movie Close Encounter of the Third Kind right here.

Mount Rushmore: see the likeness of President Washington, Jefferson, Lincoln and Roosevelt carved in exquisite detail. These presidents represent the development of United States during its first 130 years. 

Crazy Horse: a prefect representation of the spirit and struggle of Native Americans, along with their history and culture. It is also going to be the largest sculpture in the world.

  • Parkway Plaza Casper or similar
13

Day 13: Independence Rock →Park City Olympic Village →Salt Lake City →Great Salt Lake (450 Miles/8 hours)

On the designated pick-up area

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. SLC Airport drop-off or continue tour to Las Vegas. 

Independence Rock: a representation of the Western spirit and one of the most famous landmarks along the important Old Oregon Trail. This lonely rock on the Wyoming fields had bare witness to the harsh journey westward of the early pioneers. 

Park City Olympic Village: the location for the main events during the 2002 Winter Olympic Games, this scenic village provides an interesting look into the culture and life style of Utah.

Utah State Capitol: the governor’s office is located in inside of this building. Sitting on top of the Capitol Hill in Salt Lake City, this building gives you a full view of the city that surrounds it. It is also the icon of the most famous historic landmark of the state.

Temple Square of Mormon Church: this is the headquarter of the Mormon Church and its 15 million followers around the world. It’s the center of Mormon history and the location of the famous Salt Lake Temple.

Great Salt Lake: Western Hemisphere’s largest saltwater lake, also North America’s largest inland salt lake. The lake is more than six times the salinity of seawater, thus known as “Dead Sea of America”. Krill is a unique creature growing inside of the Great Salt Lake.

  • Ramada Inn North Temple or similar
14

Day 14: Salt Lake City →Bonneville Salt Flats →Elko →Reno (580 Miles/8 hours)

On the designated pick-up area

In the morning we will see the famous Temple Square, headquarters of the Mormons. Then we will visit the Utah State Capitol building, Great Salt Lake and Bonneville Salt Flats. 

In the afternoon, travelers will head westbound along the Lincoln Memorial Highway I-80, during which the visitors are able to see the largest basin in the western U.S. After stop at Elko for lunch, the tour group will visit the local museum there and then head to Reno. Stay overnight in Reno.

Utah State Capitol: the governor’s office is located in inside of this building. Sitting on top of the Capitol Hill in Salt Lake City, this building gives you a full view of the city that surrounds it. It is also the icon of the most famous historic landmark of the state.

Temple Square of Mormon Church: this is the headquarter of the Mormon Church and its 15 million followers around the world. It’s the center of Mormon history and the location of the famous Salt Lake Temple.

Great Salt Lake: Western Hemisphere’s largest saltwater lake, also North America’s largest inland salt lake. The lake is more than six times the salinity of seawater, thus known as “Dead Sea of America”. Krill is a unique creature growing inside of the Great Salt Lake. 

Bonneville Salt Flats: one of the prominent salt flats in west hemisphere, and considered as the twin sister of Bolivia’s Solar de Uyuni. The salt flats are natural wonders not only awe-inspiring, but also seem to be the great place to play with perspective. With reflections of surrounding mountain, clouds, especially constant bright sunshine, the Bonneville Salt Flats is a dreamland for photographer.  Plus, this place is a perfect speedway for those racing cars, airplanes and aerospace shuttles to land and compete. 

Elko:  a primary town in northern Nevada for local economy, since the largest gold mine in the USA located nearby. This city is called the capital of Nevada’s gold belt. Meanwhile, Elko is also the home of the annual National Cowboy Poetry Gathering, said festival is held each January for celebrating the life in the rural West, featuring poetry, music, stories, gear, film and food. 

Reno: the largest small city in the world. Reno is considered as twin sister of Las Vegas and had a glorious history during the US Western expansion history Meanwhile, its fate, past and present, also represents the attitude of American people towards gaming industry, especially the gambling and entertainment industry. You are able to try your luck in Reno.

  • Sand Regency Casino Hotel or similar
15

Day 15: Lake Tahoe →Sacramento→Napa Valley→San Francisco (350 Miles/6 hours)

On the designated pick-up area

In the morning, the group will first visit the Lake Tahoe to feel the clearest water in the world. Then tour group will arrive at the California’s State Capital located in Sacramento, wherein you are able to take a picture with the Golden Bear in front of the Governor’s office.  Afterwards, the group will go to Napa Valley, the world’s famous home of California red wine. Arrive in San Francisco in late evening. 

Lake Tahoe: the biggest and clearest alpine Lake in USA and its depth is as deep as 501 meters. Overlooked from the sky, Lake Tahoe looks like an emerald stone embedded into green wildness with indescribable natural beauty. 

Napa valley: considered one of the premier wine regions in the world, wherein at least 250 wineries distributed. Each year, millions of visitors come here not only for tasting the top quality Californian wines, but also for appreciating spectacular rustic scenery in this area. 

  • Holiday Inn SFO/ Park Pointe Hotel or similar
16

Day 16: San Francisco→Cable car→Aquarium→Berkeley University

On the designated pick-up area

You can join our Extensive City Tour. This in-depth tour of the city will bring travelers to other famous sightseeing points in SF, such as: Cable Car, Lombard Street, City Hall, St. Mary's Cathedral, and Chinatown in San Francisco. After city tour, SF self-dismiss travelers may leave the tour at Fisherman's Wharf - Pier 39. We will stop by the famous Fisherman's Wharf - Pier 39, you will have a chance to taste the local delicious seafood and take a boat ride (Optional) around the beautiful SF Bay area and enjoy the scenic views of the SF City Skyline, Golden Gate Bridge, Alcatraz Island and the special pier with hundreds of joyful sea lions. 

 

The University of California, Berkeley is a public research university located in Berkeley, California. Founded in 1868, Berkeley is the flagship institution of the ten research universities affiliated with the University of California system and is ranked as one of the world's most prestigious universities and the top public university in the United States. For 2017–18, the Academic Ranking of World Universities (ARWU) ranked Berkeley 5th in the world and 1st among public universities. Berkeley is also ranked 18th internationally among research universities in the Times Higher Education World University Rankings, 6th in the 2017 Times Higher Education World Reputation Rankings. It is additionally ranked 4th internationally (1st among public universities) by U.S. News & World

 

San Francisco: this California’s culture capital is located at the tip of the San Francisco Peninsula, therefore three sides surrounded by water. Furthermore, the peninsula was consisted of 43 hills, so the city’s streets and buildings are in concordance with those natural slopes. The most distinguished feature of San Francisco is its perfect weather, as well as its culture tolerance.

  • Quality Inn or similar
17

Day 17: Yosemite→Los Angeles

On the designated pick-up area

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.

Yosemite waterfall: the second highest waterfall in North America, comprises three sections, all combined together with an amazing drop of 720 meters.

El Capitan: It is the largest integral granite rock in the world, and the ultimate challenge for those rock climbers.

Tunnel View Point: the best spot to appreciate the Glacier formed U-shaped Yosemite Valley. Standing at the rim, you are able to see the Half Dome, which is the icon of California and the well-known sporting goods brand name “North Face”, Bridal Veil Falls, three sentinel rocks and so on.

Mandatory Fee $10 pre person, including Yosemite National Park admission, transportation and Fuel Surcharge.

Options

LAX Airport Pickup Self-service

Not attending
    Santa Monica Beach Self-Guided Tour
    • Adult

      $25
    • Child

      Same as Adult

    South California theme items (select 1 from 8 events)

    Hollywood and Beverly Hill
    including tickets for Celebrity Mansion Tour, and transportation.
    • Adult

      $70
    • Child

      Same as Adult
    Los Angeles City Tour
    including tickets for California Science Center, Skyspace, Angels Flight Railway admission and transportation.
    • Adult

      $70
    • Child

      Same as Adult
    Newport Beach + Crystal Cathedral + South Coast Plaza
    Fee including transportation fee
    • Adult

      $45
    • Child

      Same as Adult
    San Diego Ocean View Train
    Including Ocean View Train Ticket and transportation.
    • Adult

      $85
    • Child

      Same as Adult
    Hollywood Universal Studio
    Fee including Universal Studios Admission and transportation.
    • Adult

      $135
    • Child

      Same as Adult
    Disneyland Theme Park
    including Disney Theme Park admission and transportation.
    • Adult

      $155
    • Child

      Same as Adult
    California Adventure Park
    including California Adventure Park admission and transportation.
    • Adult

      $155
    • Child

      Same as Adult
    Desert Hills Premium Outlets
    Fee including transportation.
    • Adult

      $45
    • Child

      Same as Adult

    Pick Up/Drop Off Information

    Pick Up

    LocationTimeAddress
    LAX airport08:30-21:30(International flights); 08:30-22:30(domestic flights)World Way, Los Angeles, CA 90045

    Drop Off

    LocationTime
    Los Angeles International Airport
    Drop-off service only provided at the end of the day of trip
    Providing the last day drop off service only, please book flight after 20:30 for domestic flight and after 21:30 for international flight

    Things to Know

    Included/Exclude

    • Luxury air conditioned bus
    • Professional bilingual tour guide
    • 16 nights hotel accommodation

    • Meals
    • Service fee ($10 per person per day)
    • Any private costs (such as hotel telephone charges, laundry etc.) and personal travel and medical insurance
    • Las Vegas Night Tour: $35
    • Las Vegas High Roller: $40; Child (age 4-12) $25; Child (age 3 and below) free
    • Las Vegas magic show: $78
    • Vegas! The Show: $92
    • Ka Show (Cirque du Soleil): $129
    • Le Reve - The Dream: $176
    • O Show: $211
    • David Copperfield Magic Show: $143
    • San Francisco Bay Cruise: $42; Child (age 5-11) $28; Child (age 5 and below) free
    • Aquarium of the Bay: $27; Child (age 3-12) $17; Child (age 3 and below) free
    • Castello Di Amorosa Visit+Wine tasting: $40; Child (age 3-20) $30; Child (age 3 and below) free
    • Lake Tahoe Sail Boat:$50.00/per, children $40.00/per
    • Santa Monica Beach Self-Guided Tour: $25.00/per
    • Monument Valley Jeep Tour: $50/per
    • Lower Antelope Canyon: $51/per
    • Mandatory fee: $90: Grand Canyon West Rim admission+American lunch+Fuel surcharge
    • Grand Canyon West Rim-Skywalk: $25
    • Grand Canyon West Rim Helicopter (without landing): $184
    • Grand Canyon West Rim Helicopter & Boat Tour: $233
    • If you choose Las Vegas Free Day activity, need to pay $30/person to tour guide for bus no-load cost "during the period of 2018.10.15-2019.4.15, you need to pay $50/ person"
    • Mandatory fee: $50 (Berkeley University+Yosemite+Cable car+San Francisco in-depth tour+Fuel surcharge)
    • [Mandatory fee] $40: Bonneville Salt Flats + Napa Valley + Fuel surcharge
    • Mandatory Fee $275 per person, for Yellowstone N.P, Grand Teton N.P, Mt Rushmore, Crazy Horse, Devils Tower, Horseshoe Bend, Great Salt Lake, Zion N.P, Bruce N.P, Arch N.P, Canyonlands N.P, Monument Valley, Park City and Fuel Surcharge.
    • Mandatory Fee $68 per person, including Mexico lobsters meal, hotel breakfast, boat, fuel surcharge.

    Booking and Confirmation Process

    • You will receive your booking information instantly via email. In the event that you do not receive an email from us, please check your spam folder or notify us via email.

    Terms & Conditions

    What is the cancellation policy?

    Cancellation Period
    Policy
    21 or more days prior to tour departure date
    Refund 85% payment
    11 - 20 days prior to tour departure date
    Refund 60% payment
    10 days prior to tour departure date
    Non-refundable

    What if you miss the appointed time or departure date?

    Once the booking is confirmed, an absence or failure to show up on the scheduled date or time is a no-show. No refunds or reschedules will be issued for no-shows and late arrivals

    Other important information

    • 1.If you have children under 3 years old, please let us know when you book the order. If he doesn’t need to occupy a seat, he is free to join the tour.
    • Optional items marked 【Must Pay】 have to be paid to tour guides by cash. If you refuse to pay those items, tour company has the right to terminate your tour without any refund.
    • The ticket price listed here is only for reference and subject to change without prior notice.
    • Under certain circumstances, such as weather and accident, tour guide has the right to reschedule the tour. Thus we don’t recommend you planing to leave the tour before it ends in case any loss caused by reschedule.
    • There are only two full-size beds in one room. If you need additional beds, please ask the front desk by yourself.
    • All rooms are non-smoking.
    • Each passengers can only bring 2 luggages, one standard check-in luggage and one carry-on luggage. Every extra luggage is charged $25.
    • Hotels can only be checked in after 15:00pm. If you want to check in by yourself, please arrange your time well.
    • Some hotels of LA and Yellowstone National Park require passengers to provide credit card for pre authorization deposit when check in.
    • Under certain force majeure, such as weather, 1. Grand Canyon South/West Rim will be replaced by the Lake Mead and Premium Outlet; 2. Antelope Canyon will be replaced by the Grand Dam and Lake Powell; 3. Yosemite National Park will be replaced by the Paso Robles Chateau and Santa Barara. Relevant expenses should be paid to the tour guide.
    • All optional items have to be purchased through the tour guide. You are not allowed to purchase those items from any other channels.
    • For bus tours more than 3 days, you can reserve seats for first five rows, $10/person/day. If you need, please let us know when book the order and make extra payment.
    • During holidays and Las Vegas’ convention and exhibition, hotel expenses will be raised. We will contact you to make extra payment.
    • In some Yellowstone National Park tours, roommate pairing service is only applicable for male passengers.
    • For hotel upgrated package, roommate pairing service is not applicable.
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