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California's National Parks
There's much more to California than its beautiful coastline. Head inland to experience the breathtaking scenery of its legendary national parks.
- Style: Fly Drive Holiday
- Duration: 12 days/11 nights
- Starts in: San Francisco
Guide Price £1005
per person (based on 2 adults sharing a room)
- Sequoia National Park
- Yosemite National Park
- Death Valley National Park
Day 1 San Francisco
Welcome to the Golden State! No visit to California would be complete without a visit to the City by the Bay.
Days 2-3 San Francisco
Explore Fisherman’s Wharf, ride a cable car, walk across the iconic Golden Gate Bridge or venture out to Twin Peaks for panoramic views of this vibrant city.
Day 4 San Francisco to Sequoia NP
Pick up your car and drive inland to start your national parks adventure.
Day 5 Sequoia/Kings Canyon NP’s
Sequoia and neighbouring Kings Canyon National Parks have some of California’s finest alpine scenery and hundreds of giant trees; the biggest being over 80 metres high and 30 metres wide!
Day 6 Sequoia NP to Yosemite NP
Bid farewell to General Sherman (the worlds’ largest tree) and drive north to one of America’s most popular national parks.
Day 7 Yosemite NP
Spend a day in the ravishing natural beauty of Yosemite. Visit the open fields and clear blue lakes at Tuolumne Meadows – a dazzling contrast to the forests and peaks. Stop by the iconic vista of towering Bridalveil Fall and the granite cliffs of El Capitan and Half Dome.
Day 8 Yosemite NP to Death Valley NP
Leave behind the magnificent lushness of Yosemite and drive to the harsh yet spectacular land of Death Valley.
Day 9 Death Valley NP
Famous for being the lowest, driest and hottest place in North America. Don’t miss icons such as Dante’s View, Zabriskie Point and Devil’s Golf Course in this incredible 3 million acre national park.
Day 10 Death Valley NP to Las Vegas
After an amazing few days experiencing magical natural settings, it’s time to let your hair down Vegas style!
Days 11-12 Las Vegas
Billed as the Entertainment Capital of the World, explore the famous 4 mile Strip, lined with flamboyant casino hotels, restaurants and nightclubs. Located close to the Grand Canyon National Park, why not add on an exciting helicopter or Jeep tour so you can view this spectacular natural wonder?
Optional Excursions:Pre-book These Unmissable Experiences
Alcatraz & San Francisco 2 Day Hop-on Hop-off Bus Tour
San Francisco Dinner Cruise
Wind Dancer Sunset Helicopter Tour to the Grand Canyon
per person (based on 2 adults sharing a room)
- 9 days Alamo Inclusive Compact car hire including 24 hours Roadside Assistance and no surprise compulsory charges on pick-up
- 11 nights 3 accommodation including stays inside Sequoia and Death Valley national parks
- International flights
- National Parks fees payable locally
Please Note:If you are travelling outside Jul - Sep, we recommend you route from San Francisco to Yosemite on day 4, from Yosemite to Sequoia on day 6 and from Sequoia to Death Valley on day 8 as the Tioga Pass between Yosemite and Death Valley can be closed outside of these months due to weather conditions.
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