Antelope Canyon Tours

11-Day Yellowstone+Yosemite, Monument Valley, Grand Teton, Arches, Great Salt Lake, San Francisco, Salt Lake City Tour

$835
Per Person

  • Code: SF11-9455
  • Guided Tour
  • San Francisco
  • English, Mandarin

What To Expect

Overview

  • Exploring the most beautiful canyon in North America-Antelope Canyon, the infatuation of the global photographer, feel the change of light and shadow, like a dream
  • Beautiful Yellowstone, look at the old faithful geysers, Grand Prismatic Spring, Yellowstone Canyon, Yellowstone Waterfall and more famous scenic spots
  • Pay tribute to the nature extraordinary as if done by the spirits-Horseshoe Bend, a bay water at noon, a deep and quiet moon after night
  • Visit the outstanding representative of West Coast-Monument Valley, this place where Agan stopped, feel the vast expanse of it
  • Visit the charismatic gambling city, Las Vegas, feel the color of the night life in the gambling city

Itinerary

01

Day 1: San Francisco pick-up

Please see detailed pickup and starting point information

You may arrive in SFO International Airport any time.  Our tour guide will wait for you at Information Center on the 2nd floor of terminal 2 at 10:30a.m-22:30p.m and then arrange you to take the hotel shuttle heading to the hotel.

If you arrive in SFO International Airport at 22:30p.m-00:30a.m or 4:30a.m-10:30a.m, you may contact the airport hotel by yourself and ask the hotel to send a shuttle to pick up you at the “Hotel Shuttle” area of Terminal 2.

San Francisco Airport Hotel information:

Holiday Inn SFO

Contact number: (650)873-3550

ParkPointe Hotel SFO

Contact number: (650) 589-7200.

If you arrive in SFO International Airport at 00:30a.m-04:30a.m, you need to arrange your ground transportation to get to the hotel by yourself at your own costs.

  • Holiday Inn SFO/ Park Pointe Hotel SFO or similar
  • Things to Know
    • Tips (recommended tour guide tip: $10 per person per day; Airport pickup tip: $10 per person, no tips for self check-check-in)
02

Day 2: 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
03

Day 3: 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.

  • Quality Inn&Suite or similar
04

Day 4: Los Angeles→ Fashion Outlet→Las Vegas→St. George

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 stop by Las Vegas to take a quick break and then head towards St. George. Stay overnight in St. George.

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.

St. George: The crossroad of Colorado Plateau and Mojave Desert, St. George is popular for winter vacation getaways and also an important stop before continue on into Utah.

  • Comfort inn & Suits or Similar
05

Day 5: 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
06

Day 6: 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
07

Day 7: Great Salt Lake →Utah State Capito →Yellowstone Park

On the designated pick-up area

In the morning we will see the State Capitol building, Temple Square of Mormon Church and the Great Salt Lake. Then going to the Yellowstone National Park.

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.

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.

Gibbon Falls: The falls were first described by William Henry Jackson during the second Hayden geological survey of 1872. There is no historical record as to how they got their name, but by the mid-1880s, they were routinely referred to as Gibbon Falls in both government and commercial accounts of the park.

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.

Mammoth Hot Springs is a large complex of hot springs on a hill of travertine in Yellowstone National Park adjacent to Fort Yellowstone and the Mammoth Hot Springs Historic District.

  • Yellowstone Big Rock inn/ Absaroka Lodge or similar
08

Day 8: Yellowstone National Park (423 Miles/8.5 hours)

On the designated pick-up area

In the morning, we will continue our tour inside Yellowstone National Park, visiting Yellowstone Canyon, Yellowstone Fall, Grand Prismatic Spring.

Yellowstone Canyon (Artist Point): see the canyon in all its colorful glory. The rock walls of the cliff were 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.

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.

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.

Morning Glory Pool Trail: Discover more must-see attractions on the 'Natural Wonders'. This is an easy 1.4 mile (2.8 miles round trip) paved trail in the Upper Geyser Basin that passes by some of biggest geysers in the Upper Geyser Basin, coming to an end Morning Glory Pool. Castle, Grotto, and Riverside geysers are among the main features you'll see along the way.

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.

  • White Buffalo Inn/ Yellowstone Country inn or similar
09

Day 9: Yellowstone NP→Grand Teton National Park→Jackson →SLC

On the designated pick-up area

In the morning, we will head to Grand Teton National Park from Yellowstone.

Then want to the small town of Jackson, Wyoming, a famous frontier town during the Western development.

The West Thumb Geyser Basin including Potts Basin to the north, is the largest geyser basin on the shores of Yellowstone Lake. The heat source of the thermal features in this location is thought to be relatively close to the surface, only 10,000 feet (3,000 m) down. West Thumb is about the same size as another famous volcanic caldera, Crater Lake in Oregon, but much smaller than the great Yellowstone Caldera which last erupted about 640,000 years ago. West Thumb is a caldera within a caldera.

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.

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.

  • Ramada Inn North Temple or similar
10

Day 10: Salt Lake City→Las Vegas

In the morning we will go to the Las Vegas

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 watch the giant music fountain in front of the Bellagio and admire the world's largest glassworks. Walking through the famous LINQ Commercial Street, tasting a variety of local snacks along the way, and finally arrived in the world's highest High Roller.Entire night tour lasts four hours.

  • The Strat Hotel or Similar
11

Day 11: Chocolate Factory→Cactus Garden→Barstow Outlet→Los Angeles

On the designated pick-up area

Early morning we will head toward the M&M Chocolate factory and the Cactus Garden. At the chocolate factory you can taste some of the famous specialty chocolates. Take the included onsite tour and you can see the process of making chocolates. At the Cactus Garden you can take pictures of hundreds of cactus plants from all four US deserts. After lunch, we will go to Barstow Outlet for brand name shopping. In the early evening we will return to Los Angeles.

Chocolate Factory: Established to commemorate the mother of M&M Brand founder. Take a free tour and you can actually see how chocolates are made. You can also sample and purchase M&M specialty chocolates. The Cactus Garden next door displays a collection of more than 200 species of desert plants and over 40 varieties of unique cactus: including the rare Saguaro Cactus where every 75 years it grows one arm.

Barstow Outlet: This outlet shopping center offers famous name brands at factory direct discount prices. Some famous brands include: Coach, Nike, Ralph Lauren Polo, CK, MK, UGG,etc.

Options

Departure City Options

Los Angeles
    Las Vegas

      Pick Up/Drop Off Information

      Pick Up

      LocationTimeAddress
      SFO airport
      Airport tour guide service charge is $5 per guest.
      10:30-22:30San Francisco International Airport, San Francisco, CA 941281

      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
      • 10 night 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
      • Monument Valley Jeep Tour: $50/per
      • Lower Antelope Canyon: $51/per
      • Mandatory fee: $50 (Berkeley University+Yosemite+Cable car+San Francisco in-depth tour+Fuel surcharge)
      • Mandatory Fee $180 per person, for Yellowstone N.P, Grand Teton N.P, Horseshoe Bend, Great Salt Lake, Arch N.P, Canyonlands N.P, Monument Valley, Yellowstone Bear World and 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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