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America's Western Wonders
This epic tour of America’s west is designed exclusively for solo travellers. Discover stunning Yosemite Valley, visit the iconic Grand Canyon and cruise the sparking San Diego Bay.
- Style: Group Journey for Solo Travellers
- Duration: 18 days/17 nights
- Starts in: Los Angeles
Guide Price £4399
per person with a room of your own and no single supplement
- Los Angeles
- San Diego
- Grand Canyon NP
- Las Vegas
- San Francisco
Day 1 Fly to Los Angeles
Fly to Los Angeles and transfer to your hotel.
Day 2 Los Angeles
Get to know Los Angeles today on an included morning sightseeing tour of this sprawling city. Highlights include the TCL Chinese Theatre, whose courtyard features the hand and footprints of more than 200 stars of stage and screen.
Day 3 Los Angeles to San Diego
Visit chic Santa Monica as you travel down the California coast to San Diego and take a tour of this delightful Spanish-influenced city.
Day 4 San Diego
Today explore San Diego at your own pace or choose to join an optional cruise around San Diego Bay. Enjoy the views of Seaport village and other scenic attractions as you sail across the calm waters.
Day 5 San Diego to Prescott
Continue your journey through spectacular desert scenery en route to the ‘Valley of the Sun’. Perhaps indulge in an optional dinner excursion to The Palace, the most well-known, historic restaurant saloon in the state.
Day 6 Grand Canyon NP
Today tick off an incredible tour highlight with a visit to the magnificent Grand Canyon National Park. Gaze in wonder from a viewpoint or take to the skies on an optional scenic flight.
Day 7 Prescott to Las Vegas
Leave Prescott behind and join the famous Route 66 en route to the mighty Hoover Dam. Continue through the desert to the dazzling Las Vegas and settle into your hotel on the Strip.
Day 8 Las Vegas
Today is free to enjoy Las Vegas at leisure. Stroll down the Strip, people watch in some of the famous hotels and catch the dancing fountains outside the Bellagio.
Day 9 Las Vegas to Selma
Travel through the arid Mojave Desert on the drive back into California.
Day 10 Selma to Mariposa
Reach Yosemite National Park for a full day exploring the spectacular scenery on offer. Wander through the park trails between sheer mountains peaks, ancient sequoias and dramatic waterfalls in this amazing destination.
Day 11 Mariposa to San Francisco
Travel to San Francisco for a two night stay. Visit pretty Sausalito before crossing the Golden Gate Bridge for an afternoon tour of the ‘city by the bay’.
Day 12 San Francisco
Today is free to explore at leisure. Perhaps hop on one of the famous cable cars, join an optional helicopter ride under the Golden Gate Bridge or join an Alcatraz ‘Escape from the Rock’ cruise.
Day 13 San Francisco to Monterey
Leave San Francisco for a trip down the coast to Monterey. A suggested visit is to the world renowned Monterey Bay Aquarium, a leading ocean conservation organisation.
Day 14 Monterey to San Luis Obispo
Take in coastal California’s highlights as you drive the picturesque Pacific Coast highway to the idyllic seaside town of Carmel. Continue on the scenic 17 Mile Drive through Pebble Beach and Pacific Grove to reach the vibrant town of San Luis Obispo for the evening.
Day 15 San Luis Obispo to Long Beach
Stop at laid back Santa Barbara to take in the spectacular views of gorgeous beaches and majestic mountains, before continuing to the Oceanside city of Long Beach.
Day 16 Long Beach
Enjoy a day at leisure exploring all that Long Beach has to offer. Perhaps soak up the sun on the beach or take an optional excursion by ferry to the paradise island of Catalina, boasting a Mediterranean climate, white sands and swaying palms.
Days 17-18 Fly to the UK
Spend the morning of day 17 at leisure before transferring to Los Angeles airport for your overnight flight home.
Departs:Selected departures May, Sep - Nov 2020, May - Jun & Sep - Nov 2021.
per person with a room of your own and no single supplement
- Return flights with Virgin Atlantic
- Use of UK airport lounge
- Return airport transfers in USA
- 16 nights 3 to 4 accommodation
- 16 breakfasts
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