Day 1:Arrive San Francisco
Upon arrival at San Francisco International airport, join the shuttle transfer to your hotel. After check – in, enjoy the rest of the day at own leisure. In the afternoon / evening, the Tour Director will be meeting you at the hotel.
Day 2:San Francisco
This morning, join the half-day city tour which includes Union Square, the Civic Center and Fisherman Wharf. Perhaps a cable car ride to Fisherman’s Wharf where you can enjoy local seafood, famous sourdough breads or decedent Ghirardelli’s chocolate could be an option.
Day 3:San Francisco
Today, consider joining the optional tour to Monterey and Carmel by travel along the coast to the Monterey Bay Peninsula.
Day 4:San Francisco – Yosemite
Today, proceed with full day adventure tour to Yosemite National park, well –known for its magnificent waterfalls, granite peaks and remarkable wildlife. You also will have time on the spectacular scenery of Yosemite Park while enjoy an included all American picnic.
Day 5:Yosemite – Mojave Desert – Las Vegas
Today, start your journey to the entertainment city of Las Vegas. En- route travel thru Mojave Desert, the driest desert in North America. Upon arrival check in to Las Vegas hotel and pampered yourself with shopping, fine dining or enjoy a show or try your luck at Casinos.
Day 6:Las Vegas – Grand Canyon – Las Vegas
This morning we stop at the iconic Las Vegas Welcome Sign where you may wish to capture a photo memory of Las Vegas before making your way to an included day trip to the Grand Canyon. On the way, admire the beauty of Lake Mead, the largest reservoir in the U.S. formed by the Hoover Dam. At the Grand Canyon, you will have time to explore the views on your own and if you choose, join an optional helicopter trip over the canyon, or walk on the Skywalk platform.
Day 7:Las Vegas
The day is free for your own activities. Maybe do a little shopping at one of the finest shopping outlets in Las Vegas, lounge by the pool, or join an optional tour. You also may consider the full day optional to Zion National Park.
Day 8:Las Vegas – Palm Springs – Los Angeles
Today the journey takes you to Los Angeles thru Palm Springs, the winter retreat of Hollywood stars. It is a flourishing resort town with great shops, restaurants and year around desert climate. In the late afternoon, arrive in Los Angeles.
Day 9:Los Angeles – Hollywood – Beverly Hills – Los Angeles
Today is the day to explore the spectacular Los Angeles city. The tour will include the finish line of Historic Route 66, see an iconic Californian lifeguard tower made famous by “Baywatch”, walk on the boulevard of stars and take a great photo of the famous Hollywood sign. The afternoon is yours to explore more on your own or join an optional excursion to Universal Studios where you will learn all about how movies are made.
Day 10:Los Angeles
Today enjoy an optional full day excursion to San Diego, the second largest city in California. Enjoy a city tour including the historic Old Town, the Gas Lamp district, and the bay front picturesque Seaport Village. You can also join an optional cruise on the bay before returning to Los Angeles in the late afternoon.
Day 11:Los Angeles Departure
After check out, take the shuttle to the Los Angeles International airport for your return flight.