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Splendours of the West Escorted Tour

Los Angeles * Phoenix * Sedona * Grand Canyon * Monument Valley * Lake Powell * Bryce Canyon * Zion * Las Vegas * Death Valley * Yosemite * San Francisco

Visit the highlights of California, Arizona, Utah and Nevada o­n this escorted tour of the "Best of the West".

11 days from £2,481 per person sharing including scheduled flights

Itinerary

Day 01 - UK to Los Angeles
Your USA holiday starts with a flight from the UK to Los Angeles o­n a scheduled United Airlines flight. Arrive Los Angeles Airport and transfer independently to your hotel. Your first night is at leisure 
Overnight(1): Anaheim - Holiday Inn Anaheim

Day 02 - Los Angeles - Palm Springs - Phoenix
Leaving Los Angeles behind we travel towards the rugged San Jacinto Mountains and Palm Springs, a pretty pastiche of swaying palm trees. A Lively downtown area and immaculately kept golf courses. We continue across the desert to Arizona's State Capital, Phoenix.
Overnight(1): Phoenix - We Ko Pa Resort

Day 03 - Phoenix - Sedona - Grand Canyon National Park
Travel through the Sonora Desert, replete with towering Saguaro cacti. Continue to Sedona and see the spectacular red rock scenery. Then tour the Oak Creek Canyon before arriving at Grand Canyon National Park - one of the world's natural wonders. The evening is at leisure.
Overnight(1): Yavapai West - Grand Canyon

Day 04 - Grand Canyon National Park - Monument Valley - Page/Lake Powell
As you journey further today, you will enter the Navajo Indian Reservation, passing through the trading post of Cameron, Continue through the painted desert to tour Monument Valley, an area the embodies perhaps the most iconic images of the America West. In the late afternoon, enter the town of Page, situated on a mesa above the Colorado River and we welcome you to enjoy an evening at leisure.
Overnight(1): Best Western Hotel - Lake Powell

Day 05 - Lake Powell - Page - Bryce Canyon National Park
Vist the mighty Glen Canyon Dam, the second highest concrete dam in America, from here you will enjoy views of stunning Lake Powell. Enter the Mormon state of Utah this morning. Pass through the town of Kanab before touring spectacular Bryce Canyon.
Overnight(1): Best Western Ruby's Inn - Bryce Canyon

Day 06 - Bryce Canyon National Park - Zion National Park- Las Vegas
Travel to Zion National Park and see the massive rock formations carved by wind, time and the Virgin River. This afternoon experience the contrast of Las Vegas, the glittering man-made entertainment capital of the world. 
Overnights(2): Luxor Hotel - Las Vegas

Day 07 - Las Vegas
Today is at leisure for you to enjoy the many attractions that Las Vergas has to offer. In addition to world class shopping, bustling casino's and Broadway caliber shows. You might simply stroll the famous strip taking in its amazing sights. 

Day 08 - Las Vegas - Death Valley - Mammoth Lakes**
Travel through Death Valley, the lowest point below sea level in the Western Hemisphere, to the alpine resort town of Mammoth Lakes. Enroute you will experience Death Valley and stop at Zabriskie Point and Furnace Creek Ranch.
Overnight(1): Mammoth Mountain Inn - Mammoth Lakes or Piccadilly Inn Shaw

Day 09 - Mammoth Lakes** - Yosemite National Park
Travel across Tioga Pass** and then spend the day seeing some of the wonders of Yosemite National Park - Bridalveil Falls and the massive glacial-shaped rock formations of El Capitan and Half Dome. Overnight in the Yosemite Valley.
Overnight(1): Modesto Hotel - Yosemite National Park area.

Day 10 - Yosemite National Park - San Francisco 
Today's drive crosses California's agricultural valley en route to San Francisco. Upon arrival, enjoy a city tour that includes Union Square, Lombard Street, Golden Gate Bridge and famous Fisherman's Wharf, which has views across the bay to infamous Alcatraz Island. 
Overnight(1): Hilton San Francisco Financial District  - San Francisco

Day 11 - San Francisco to UK
Day at leisure for last minute shopping before transferring independently to the airport for your overnight flight to the UK.

Day 12 - Arrive UK

**Winter Routing
Under normal snow conditions the Tioga Pass may be closed between October and May, in which case overnight will be in Fresno/Visalia and a visit to Mammoth Lakes will not be possible.

Grand Canyon National Park, Arizona
One of the great natural wonders of the world, unsurpassed in form, glowing color and geological significance. o­nly a personal view can reveal the grandeur and beauty of the ever-changing Grand Canyon. Scenic auto routes and trails lead to viewpoints on the rim.

Bryce Canyon National Park, Utah
Fanciful rock formations in varied shades of red, rose and pink blend with many tones of white. The horseshoe bowl looks formidable and visitors can stop at several observation points along the rim road.

Zion National Park, Utah
Zion is a geological wonderland. Cliffs of Navajo sandstone, eroded into fanciful arches and massive monuments. Motorists drive along roads walled in by sheer cliffs and enormous outcroppings of rocks, shaped like thrones and temples.

Yosemite National Park, California
Geological processes over time conspired to create the extraordinary scenery in this formidable and most popular National Park. Many of the world's most impressive waterfalls can be found there. Yosemite Valley is the heart of the park.

 
 2018 Departure Dates   Twin Share   Single Traveller 
April 12 £2,161 £2,602
April 26 £2,112 £2,602
May 03, 17, 24 £2,112 £2,602
June 07, 14 £2,333 £2,910
June 21 £2,560 £3,137
July 05, 12, 19 £2,560 £3,137
August 02, 09, 16 £2,560 £3,137
August 23, 30 £2,333 £2,910
September 06, 20, 27 £2,333 £2,910
October 11, 15 £2,219 £2,796
 
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Tour Price Includes:

  • Schedule flights with Virgin Atlantic Airlines from Heathrow
  • Airport taxes, security charges and the Air Passenger Duty
  • 8 nights Accommodation
  • 1 night pre and post tour accommodation.
  • Porterage
  • Air Conditioned Motorcoach
  • Tour Guide

Not Included:

  • Meals
  • Airport Transfers
  • Gratuities


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