San Francisco to Los Angeles Express
Slutdestination: Los Angeles
Las Vegas, San Francisco, LA, and the quest for the perfect burger all that's missing from this quintessentially American experience is a ballgame and mom's apple pie. Promising unfiltered fun from dawn to dusk in some of the West's best locales, this trip mixes downtown excitement with all-natural, full-contact thrills exploring the Grand Canyon and camping under the stars in Yosemite National Park. All this in just one reasonably-priced week? This is America, the land of opportunity! Believe in the impossible.
Experience the bright lights of Las Vegas, hike Yosemite and the Grand Canyon, stargaze in Los Angeles, drive along Route 66, camp in nature under the stars.
Air-conditioned private vehicle, walking
Hotels/hostels (3 nts, some multi-share), participation camping (4 nts).
Entrance fees to all national parks with hiking and walking excursions. Orientation to Las Vegas. Death Valley visit. Sunset at the rim of the Grand Canyon. London Bridge visit (Lake Havasu). Self-inflating mattresses and dome tents while camping. All transport between destinations and to/from included activities.
Day 1 San Francisco
Arrive at any time.
Day 2 San Francisco/Yosemite National Park (1D)
Catch a glimpse of the Golden Gate Bridge on the way out of one of America's most popular cities. Drive into the Sierras amongst the beautiful mountains.
Day 3 Yosemite National Park/Sierra Nevadas (1B, 1L, 1D)
Set off on a hike through beautiful scenery such as waterfalls and giant sequoias. Drive through the Tioga Pass and take in scenic views of Yosemite's peaks.
Day 4 Sierra Nevadas/Las Vegas (1B, 1L)
Visit a land of extremes in Death Valley National Park. Explore the Las Vegas Strip in the evening. Take an optional VIP party limo ride.
Day 5 Las Vegas/Grand Canyon (1L, 1D)
Travel Route 66 and cruise towards the Grand Canyon and take in a sunset at the canyon's edge.
Day 6 Grand Canyon/Lake Havasu (1B, 1D)
Hike around the grandest of canyons or opt for a bird's-eye view of the Grand Canyon with an optional helicopter flight. Continue to Lake Havasu and cool off in the crystal-clear waters of the Colorado River.
Day 7 Lake Havasu/Los Angeles (1B, 1L)
Take a short hike in Joshua Tree National Park amongst the boulders and famous Joshua trees. Be on celebrity-watch while passing by a few popular sites on the drive into California's most glamorous city.
Day 8 Los Angeles
Depart at any time.