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Classic California Coast

Discover the wonders of California on a 14 day adventure from San Francisco to Las Vegas. Visit Yosemite National Park and see the astounding Grand Canyon.

14 Day
From (AUD)
$ 9,995
  • 2018 San Francisco > Las Vegas

    A land of many wonders

    Wonders come in all forms, as this exciting itinerary along the West Coast of the USA illustrates perfectly. From Yosemite National Park, with its pristine natural features, to the Grand Canyon, a phenomenon so wondrous it is simply beyond articulation.

    Furthermore, not all wonders are natural, and on this journey you can also look forward to encountering some of the most impressive wonders ever devised or created by man. From the excitement that is Las Vegas, with its bright lights and sparkle, to the cultural idylls of Los Angeles and San Francisco, which have played such landmark roles in today’s culture, you’ll be transported from one magnificent location to another. Welcome to a land that was built on wonder, and that’s been building new wonders ever since.

    Tour Code:

    CCUS

    Duration:

    14 Days

    Departure City:

    San Francisco

    Return City:

    Las Vegas

  • 14 Day Itinerary

    • Day 1 - San Francisco

      Begin your wondrous journey with a two night stay at the luxurious Fairmont San Francisco. Celebrate your great adventure at a ‘welcome to America’ dinner.

      Meals included: Dinner

    • Day 2 - San Francisco
      Freechoice

      Take a sightseeing tour and cruise to Alcatraz, or venture further afield on a Muir Woods and Sausalito tour. Alternatively, jump on a San Francisco hop-on-hop-off tour.

      Meals included: Breakfast

    • Day 3 - Napa Valley > Sonoma

      Head to Napa Valley and sample some of the fine wine that the region is known for. Your Special Stay for the next two nights is at Fairmont Sonoma.

      Meals included: Breakfast, Dinner

    • Day 4 - Sonoma

      Take in the aromas of the beautiful Quarryhill Botanical Gardens, lovingly developed from abandoned quarries. Tour a local winery and of course, taste the delicious produce.

      Meals included: Breakfast

    • Day 5 - Sonoma > Yosemite National Park

      Travel towards the Sierra Nevada Mountain Range to the world-renowned Yosemite National Park. Tenaya Lodge will be your cosy stay for two nights while you explore the park’s wonders.

      Meals included: Breakfast, Dinner

    • Day 6 - Yosemite National Park

      Absorb the fresh air and the stunning views all around you as a park ranger on your Yosemite Valley Open Air Tram tour interprets the history, geology, plant and animal life in the region. View the park’s natural highlights including Half Dome and El Capitan.

      Meals included: Breakfast

    • Day 7 - 17 Mile Drive > Monterey

      Explore the quaint seaside village of Carmel-by-the-Sea and meander through the street-lined cafés and boutiques to the ivory sand beach at the end of the main street. Wind along the picturesque 17 Mile Drive en route to Monterey where canning factories once lined the waterfront street, made famous in John Steinbeck’s novel, The Grapes of Wrath. Enjoy an overnight stay at the elegant Monterey Plaza Hotel & Spa.

      FreechoiceDining

      Tonight, choose from a selection of local restaurants.

      Meals included: Breakfast, Dinner

    • Day 8 - Hearst Castle > Santa Barbara
      Enrich

      Discover magnificent Hearst Castle, tour the grand rooms and admire the intricacy of the elaborate furnishings.

      Stay overnight at the Canary Santa Barbara.

      Meals included: Breakfast, Dinner

    • Day 9 - Los Angeles > Santa Monica

      Discover the ‘city of angels’, including the famous Hollywood sign, fashionable Rodeo Drive, and TCL Chinese Theatre, then spot your favourite star on the ‘walk of fame’. Loews Santa Monica Hotel will be your home for the next two nights.

      FreechoiceDining

      Choose where to dine tonight.

      Meals included: Breakfast, Dinner

    • Day 10 - Los Angeles
      Freechoice

      Spend a day at Universal Studios, or experience the magic of Disneyland, ‘the happiest place on Earth’. Alternatively, see the homes of Hollywood’s famous movie stars, or take a tour to Catalina Island.

      Meals included: Breakfast

    • Day 11 - Santa Monica > Las Vegas

      Welcome to fabulous Las Vegas. Revel in its glitz and glamour during your three night Special Stay at the luxurious Bellagio Las Vegas, in a fountain view room.

      Meals included: Breakfast

    • Day 12 - Las Vegas > Grand Canyon
      Enrich

      Adventure awaits as you fly to the western rim of the Grand Canyon, passing over Hoover Dam, Lake Mead and the Colorado River. Stop at Eagle Point and venture onto the glass-floored Skywalk Bridge for thrilling views of the eagle-like rock formation and Grand Canyon. Round off a wonderful day with lunch at Guano Point as you admire the beauty and magnificence of one of the Seven Natural Wonders of the World.

      Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch

    • Day 13 - Las Vegas

      Enjoy the wonders of this dazzling city at your leisure. Explore the famous Las Vegas Strip and allow its multitude of entertainment options to delight and in some cases even astonish you. This entertainment mecca is unlike any other on earth.

      Enrich

      Be mesmerised by the aquatic masterpiece that is Cirque du Soleil’s ‘O’. A world-class performance of dizzying choreography and powerful gymnastics has acrobats and divers soaring above you, and synchronised swimmers submerged in water below. You too will find yourself submerged in the drama created in this tapestry of artistry, surrealism and theatrical romance. A truly breathtaking experience.

      Meals included: Breakfast, Dinner

    • Day 14 - Las Vegas

      It’s time for a fond farewell after a wonderful journey. We wish you could stay longer.

      Meals included: Breakfast

  • Tour inclusions

    Scenic highlights
    • 3 exclusive Enrich experiences
    • Your choice of 13 Freechoice activities and dining
    • 2 memorable Special Stays
    • 21 meals - 13 breakfasts, 1 lunch and 7 dinners