Los Angeles-Las Vegas-San Francisco 10-day Tour

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Start City: Los Angeles
End City: Los Angeles
Duration: 10 Days 9 Nights
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Day 1   Home – Los Angeles
Arrival at Los Angeles airport and meet our tour guide at the Baggage Claim Area (for U.S domestic flights) or at Exit (for international flights). Transfer to the hotel for check in.
Hotel: Howard Johnson Fullerton or similar
Day 2   Disneyland/LA City Tour/Palm Springs Outlet
According to your schedule, you can chose one of the followings:
(A) LA City Tour: Daily.
(B) Disneyland: Daily.
(C) Palm Springs Outlet: Join the tour on Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, Sunday.
Hotel: Howard Johnson Fullerton or similar
Day 3    Los Angeles – Solvang - Santa Barbara - San Francisco
Santa Barbara, also known as the "American Riviera", is just 90 miles north of Los Angeles. Its natural beauty, pristine beaches, local-inspired gourmet cuisine, and nearby vineyards have been beckoning Southern Californians for years. It is sophisticated and simple, refined, yet relaxed. Santa Barbara is a Mecca of talented, intellectual, environmentally-mined and creative types. Throughout the city, Spanish Colonial architecture is fused with modern details, giving Santa Barbara a casual elegance lacking in many other California beach towns. Depart from Santa Barbara and drive along the beautiful Pacific-Coast Highway. Arrive at Denmark Village - Solvang around noon. Antiquated windmills and Northern Europeans-style architecture punctuate the little village’s skyline. Brilliant sunshine, boundless open country and rolling hills- these are the characteristics of what the original Danish immigrants called “Solvang,” or “Sunny Field.” Pour yourself a cup of aromatic coffee European coffee and nibble a piece of world famous Danish pastry. Afterwards, the group will arrive in San Francisco in the evening.
Hotel: Courtyard Marriott Hotel or similar
Day 4   Stanford University - San Francisco
In the morning, visit Stanford University which is recognized as one of the world's leading research and teaching institutions. It was built in 1891 by the railroad tycoons - Leland Stanford. The quiet campus is the home to a rich collection of historical and contemporary buildings as well as various plants and works of art. It covers an area of 35 square kilometers. It is the second largest university in the U.S. Afterwards, you will cross the Bay Bridge to the enchanting San Francisco and explore the magnitude of Golden Gate Bridge, Fisherman Wharf, Lombard Street, Palace of Fine Arts and more. You may take a bay cruise at your own cost and sail through the Golden Gate Bridge and Bay Bridge, pass by the Alcatraz Island, Angel Island and Treasure Island, and enjoy the view of east bay and the skyline of San Francisco. You will be enlightened by the fresh sea breeze and the beautiful ocean.
Around 3p.m, you are welcome to either spend your free time with your friends and relatives or join the extensive San Francisco tour at your own cost (optional). The extensive tour will cover St. Mary Cathedral - the principal catholic church of San Francisco, Twin Peaks, the Civic Center and Castro District – “the gay capital of the world”, Painted Ladies and city hall of San Francisco. After dinner, you will head back to the hotel.
Hotel: Courtyard Marriott Hotel or similar
Day 5   Yosemite National Park - Los Angeles
In the morning, you will visit California’s best-known Yosemite National Park, one of the wonders of Nature. Yosemite is located near the geographical center of the Nevada mountain range. Towering granite rocks, mighty waterfalls and placid valleys give Yosemite all the aspects of a “land of the gods”. Giant trees, water gushing from the mountains, huge rocks and cliffs carved to create a land of fantasy. There is little doubt that water – in both its liquid and solid form – was the chief architect of Yosemite’s landscapes. Here you will see the biggest granite rock in the world-El Captain, the fifth waterfall in the world-Yosemite Waterfall, and Half Dome at the Tunnel View Point.
Proceed to Los Angeles in the afternoon. Arrive in Los Angeles in the evening for a wonderful conclusion of the trip.
Hotel: Howard Johnson Fullerton or similar
Day 6   Los Angeles - Outlet - Las Vegas
Departure from Los Angeles in the morning, along with San Bernardino Mountains and enter Mojave Desert, the largest continental desert in North America. The boundless land is decorated by bizarre-shaped Joshua trees and yucca plants. You will make a brief stop at Barstow outlet to do some shopping and have lunch, and then head to Las Vegas - “the entertainment capital of the world”. You may take an optional night tour to explore the prosperity of night life in Las Vegas, enjoy all the spectacles and fantasies on the strip! The tour guide will lead you to explore the World’s largest hotel Palazzo Venetian Mega Centre, neon-light show on Fremont Street, Music Fountain at Bellagio and the volcano show at Mirage. Stay overnight in Las Vegas.
Hotel: CIRCUS CIRCUS Casino Hotel or similar
Day 7   Las Vegas-Grand Canyon(West/South) - Las Vegas
rive to Hoover Dam in the morning, sightsee this largest and tallest concrete structure of it’s time. Visit the dam and overlook North America's largest artificial lake - Lake Mead. Then, travel to one of the most famous 7 natural wonders in the world - the Grand Canyon! You can choose to go to West Rim or South Rim:
West Rim (Skywalk): Over eons, the Colorado River and erosion have sculpted this amazing landscape. Grand Canyon west rim belongs to Indian Reservation (Mandatory Admission $80 to Grand Canyon West Rim). The group will take the designated park shuttle to enter the canyon. Upon arriving in the terminal, you may take the helicopter ride and sightseeing boat tour (Optional), in order to feel the canyon and Colorado River from different perspective and explore the true beauty of the Grand Canyon. Afterwards, you may take the park shuttle to the next sightseeing spots, Eagle Point and Guano Point. At Eagle Point, you may take an optional visit to the "Skywalk", which is the new gigantic construction built on the very edge of the Grand Canyon West Rim. The group will return to Las Vegas in the evening. You may watch the world’s renowned show at your own cost (optional).
South Rim: Here is the world's most vivid erosion model, which is why the Grand Canyon has not only become a textbook for the geologist and paleontologist, but also made the millions of tourists each year filled with emotion when they face the masterpiece of creator. You may watch the IMAX movie of the history of Grand Canyon at the entrance at your own cost. Then, go to the largest view point near visitor center - Mather Point. If God is the creator of the Grand Canyon, Colorado River is an artist who has carved the Grand Canyon. Despite the passion in summer and the cold in winter, the river and valley’s history of romance has been going on for six hundred million years long. Sunshine and clouds are always alternating controls over the canyon, adding a dash of style to the magnificent scenic picture. The group will return to Las Vegas in the evening. You may watch the world’s renowned show at your own cost (optional). *Mandatory Admission $10 to Grand Canyon South Rim
Hotel: CIRCUS CIRCUS Casino Hotel or similar
Day 8    Chocolate Factory/Botanical Cactus Garden - Outlet - Los Angeles
In the morning, visit Ethel M Chocolate Factory and Botanical Cactus Gardens outside of The Strip. You can see chocolates being made, sample gourmet treats and meander through the maze of paths at the Botanical Cactus Gardens at no charge. Be sure to sample a piece of fresh made chocolate! After having lunch in Las Vegas, the group heads back to Los Angeles. Stop by Barstow Outlet for short rest before continuing to Los Angeles. Arrive in Los Angeles in the evening for a wonderful conclusion of the trip.
Hotel: Howard Johnson Fullerton or similar
Day 9   San Diego Sea World
In the morning, the group departs from Los Angeles to San Diego, the most beautiful harbor city in the state of California. You may take an optional boat tour to enjoy the coastal scenery and also explore the U.S aircraft carrier on the way. Afterwards, visit the world largest aquarium- Sea World, which locates along Mission Bay and has opened since March 21, 1964.
The Sea World offers the public with its animal performances, rides and exhibitions laid out in a huge 150 acre area. It has been hosting over one hundred million visitors. The performances by various denizens of the ocean dolphins, walruses, sea lions and so forth enjoy worldwide renown. Exhibitions of special skills at the Beach Stadium by killer whales weighing more than two tons, in particular, are great crowd-pleasers. These whales leap to a height of 24 above the water, throwing up waves that drench spectators in the front rows and make youngsters jump, shriek, and laugh with joy. The humorous exchanges between the whales and their trainers also elicit a great deal of merriment among the spectators. The intelligent performances by various birds, too, are most amusing. The Bermuda Triangle takes one into a colorful underwater world where one explores the secrets of the ocean depths. Penguins, sharks, and freshwater fish in aquariums keep visitors rooted to the spot with their mysteries. In the open areas of park, visitors may touch sea stars, sea urchins, and other lovable creatures of the ocean. At the Forbidden Reef, one may stretch out a hand and feels the smooth bodies of rays, and, through the sides of Aquariums, exchange stares with big conger pike. The Rocky Point Preserve is a favorite with young visitors. One may buy a bit with which to feed the dolphins, or touch their long bottle-shaped noses and take photos next to their cute little eyes.
The park’s exotic flowers and plants, the blue sky and azure, and gentle breezes all conspire to fill one with a sense of well-being. Visitors virtually fall over each other to rake a ride on the new Shipwreck Rapids, the park’s first adventure ride.
Hotel: Howard Johnson Fullerton or similar
Day 10    Universal Studios
Today, the first stop is the Hollywood Walk of Fame. It was built in 1958 by California’s artist--- Oliver Weismuller. It consists of more than 2,400 five-pointed stars embedded in the sidewalks. The stars are permanent public monuments to achievement in the entertainment industry. Walk of Fame runs 1.3 miles, starting from Grauman's Chinese Theatre where the Oscar ceremony was held from 1944 to 1946. The Oscar ceremony has changed to be holding in Kodak Theatre (which is next to Chinese Theatre) since 2001. In fact, this is the home for many movie premieres.
Universal Studio City set up in 1915 to serve as the general headquarters of what was already the biggest film company in the United States. Such film studios as MGM, Paramount, 20th Century Fox, and United Artists were not yet in existence. Universal Studio Hollywood was opened to the public on July 4, 1964, when the film market had dipped due to the rise of television in the early 1960s. This attraction now draws millions of visitors annually and brings biggest income to the studios.
The Universal Studio, is located in Hollywood, capital of the American film industry, occupies an entire hill and covers 525 acres, 485 of which are in actual use. It comprises 48 film studios, of which 32 are devoted to shooting films. Universal Studio City is the biggest film and TV producer in the world. The tour takes visitors through thrilling cinematic spectacles, such as bridge-crushing snow avalanches, exploding mountain torrents, giant white sharks, a roaring effigy of King Kong, and so forth. Virtual reality mock –ups from the films “Back to the Future”, “Jurassic Park”, and “Aliens” are excruciatingly life-like, And awe-inspiring are the nerve-shattering special effects in “Water World” and “Wild West”, and in the stereoscopic films “Terminator 2 3D” and “4D.” The fun is accentuated by song- and –dance performances and animal show as well as humorous and comic children’s programs.
Please schedule your flights to depart from Los Angeles airport (LAX) after 9:30p.m ( U.S domestic flights) or 10:30p.m (international flights).
Special Notes
1. Please choose Grand Canyon West or South Rim (Admission fee is not included) when you book the tour.
2. Free LAX pick up time: 8:30AM-10:30PM (international: 9:30PM)
3.Please arrange your flight to depart from LAX after 9:30PM (domestic) or 10:30PM (international) on the last day of your tour.
4.The sequence of your trip may be varied, due to the different departure dates.

Inclusions

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  • 9-Night Hotel Accommodations
  • Admission Fees to Yosemite National Park
  • Grand Canyon National Park
  • Disneyland
  • Universal Studios and San Diego Sea World
  • English-Speaking Tour Escort services
  • Ground Transportation service via luxury coach as specified in itinerary
  • Airport Transfer Services

Exclusions

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  • Gratuity for tour guide and bus driver (min. $7.00/day per passenger)
  • Optional tour items, admission fees
  • Personal expense
  • Air Fare

 

Optional Admission Package

San FranciscoBayCruise

$36.00 / adult; $24.00 / child

San FranciscoExtended City Tour

$25.00 / person

Grand CanyonWest Rim Admission Fee

$80.00 / person

Skywalk

$35.00 / person

Helicopter+Boat Tour

$204.00/ person

Las VegasNight Tour 

$25.00 /person

Show Ticket

$78.00 / person

IMAX Movie

$13.00/adult$11.00 /child

San Diego Cruise

$22.00 /adult$12.00 /child

 

 

*Prices are subject to change without prior notice.

 

Departure and Return Details

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Departure Return Locations (Return times are estimated)
08:30 am LAX Airport Between 08:30 - 22:30
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