11 Days All about the West Coast :Los Angeles, San Francisco, Las Vegas, National Parks

 

Tour Code : LAX/ FGSL11

 

Pick Up  : Los Angeles + airport ( LAX)

Drop Off : San Francisco  / Los Angeles ( LAX)

 

Tour Availability       

Available: Monday &Thursday

(2014: March 17. - Nov.20)

 

Duration

 11 Days, 10 night
 
 

Tour Price in USD ( Price per room based on double occupancy)

 

Price   Details
  Infant ( under 2 yr) $275 ( share room with adults)
 or  Single Room 
1 person
$1498
Double Room 
2 people
$1996
Triple Room
3 people
$2464
Quad Room
4 people
$3142
Coach   Air-Conditioned/ Lavatory Equipped Motor Coach
Hotel  

 3 Star 

Holiday Inn or Similar

Tour Guide   Bilingual in English & Chinese, Professional 
Promotion    
Remarks    
 
Children under 2 years old will be charged $25 per day for mandatory General Liability Insurance. It is also to guarantee a seat for the child. If the parents prefer to hold the child, it is considered as forfeiting the seat, but the $25 Per day General Liability Insurance will still be charged.
 
 

Inclusions

 

Los Angeles Airport pick up( LAX )

complimentary airport pick-up service is available between 9 AM and 9PM.


(Additional charge for transfers if arriving beyond the above period - $65/way based on 2ppl and below, and $10 more will be charged for each additional ppl)

Airport Drop off ( please READ itinerary CAREFULLY)
 

10-night standard hotel accommodation  

  •  Holiday Inn or Similar
  •  Hotel in Las Vegas : Excalibur Hotel and Casino 

 Deluxe motor coach fully equipped with washroom facilities and air-conditioning

  • Experienced, safety trained driver

Tour guide (Bilingual profesiional tour guides,English and Chinese)

Admissions : National Parks

All Taxes and Fees

 

Exclusions

 

Optional Admission Fees

Activities Adult Child
Disneyland $90 $85
Universal Stuidos $78 $70 ( 3-7yr )
Grand Canyon West Rim  $80 $80
Madame Tussauds Wax Museum $20 $14 ( 4-12yr)
 San Diego city tour (instead of Disneyland) $68 $58 ( 2-12yr)
Las Vegas night tour $25 $15 ( 2-12 yr)
I-Max at Grand Canyon South $13 $13
 Grand Canyon West Rim Skywalk  $35 $35
Grand Canyon West Rim Helicopter & Pontoon Boat Trip $190 $190
San Francisco Bay Cruise $25 ( 18yr+) $18 ( 5-17yr)
     Monterey Bay Aquarium                                                                     $25                        $20(2-12yr)

 

  • Prices are subject to change without prior notice.
  • Admission fees may be paid to your tour escort upon arrival by cash.

 

Air Fares

All meals and drinks during the trip.

Service fees for your tour guide and bus driver 

Personal room service fees such as laundry or valet services, telephone calls, or alcoholic beverages/ mini bar items, unless they are otherwise specified.

Any private expenses

 

Meet Up & Drop Off Details

 

Airport Meet Up

 Los Angeles Airport ( LAX) Free Pick Up ( 9am-9pm)

Beyond Free Pick Up time, extra transfer fee (one way) : 1st & 2nd person $65, the 3rd person and up will be charged additional $10 per person.

We will transfer you in and check you into the hotel.

Self Check-in

Hotel : Holiday Inn Select - La Mirada or similar ( please contact us )

 

Drop off 

 Los Angeles nternational airport Transfer (LAX) only


** Please arrange your flight after 9pm.


all other times have to pay extra transfer fee (one way) : 1st & 2nd person $65, the 3rd person and up will be charged additional $10 per person.

Or: Bus transfer back to San Francisco.

 

Additional Notes

We highly recoomend you get flight tickets after we send you your tour confirmation tickets.

Passengers are held solely responsible for their own travel documents and/or visas if required.

All hotel and tour schedules are arranged in advance, NO REFUND will be given to any customer failing to appear on the departure day.

Hotel rooms: Each hotel room can accommodate no more than 4 guests (adults or children).

City passes are not accepted during an escorted tour due to the fact that they do not correspond into the tour schedule. The group entrance tickets provided by tour guides have fast lane and tour guides accompany passengers for activities.

Flight arrangement: Please book flight according to the schedule mentioned above.We are not responsible if you book the flight out of these time range.

 

 

For big groups over 30 people, you may requst tour guide's attention and speak your language. Request may sent by email at info@americaonbus.com  or call us 2 weeks in Advance.

Our Tour guide are available for request to speak a lot of language such as Spanish, German, Italian, Vitnanese, Cantonese , Mandarin and more.

 

 

Route

A Los AngelesB Santa BarbaraC SolvangD San FrancisoE Monterey BayF Yosemite National ParkG FresnoH Las VegasI Grand Canyon West RimJ HollywoodK San DiegoL Universal Studio

Please review Highlight for Monday & Thursday's route.

Day 1: Hometown - Los Angeles

We will transfer you in and check you into the hotel.
** Please arrange your flight arrive Los Angeles (LAX) between 9am - 9pm.
all other times have to pay extra transfer fee (one way) : 1st & 2nd person $65, the 3rd person and up will be charged additional $10 per person.

Hotel : Holiday Inn Select - La Mirada or similar

 

Day 2: Los Angeles - Santa Barbara -Solvang - San Francisco

In the morning, visit the Danish immigrant town of Solvang. The word Solvang in Danish can be translated as “sunny countryside”, which in fact is true for almost the entire year. While in Solvang, enjoy the famous Danish pastries, cookies, and chocolates. After the visit to Solvang, we will continue our tour onto the bay area.

Hotel: Red Roof Inn SFO or similar

 

Day 3: Fisherman's Wharf, Monterey Bay & 17 Miles Scenic Drive Tour

Experience the beauty of the California coastline while driving through 17 Miles Scenic Drive, views of Seal Rock, the majestic Cypress Point, Pebble Beach, Fisherman's Wharf, and the small charming town of Carmel highlight this area. Browse along the streets of Carmel and enjoy some of the best specialty shops and art galleries that Carmel has to offer. Visit the famous Cannery Row and the Monterey Bay Aquarium. Inside the aquarium learn about the great canyon the lies right inside Monterey Bay. It is one of the deepest underwater canyons along the continental Unites States.

Hotel: Red Roof Inn SFO or similar

 

4: San Francisco City Tour

Discover America’s most picturesque and culturally diverse city – San Francisco. Highlights include: Civic Center, Twin Peaks, Golden Gate Park, Golden Gate Bridge, Palace of Fine Arts, Fisherman’s Wharf, Market Street and Chinatown.

 
Hotel: Red Roof Inn SFO or similar

 

5: San Francisco - Free day on your own

Start your day with a ride on the cable car to Fisherman's Wharf, The carnival-esque atmosphere of Pier 39 offers a variety of shopping and dining opportunities, a Venetian Carousel and a colony of rather vocal and photogenic sea lions.


On the more serene end of the Wharf (towards the Golden Gate Bridge) you can relax at the Aquatic Park, learn about maritime history at the Hyde St. Pier and then warm-up with hot chocolate or indulge in a hot fudge sundae at Ghirardelli Square.

Hotel: Red Roof Inn SFO or similar

 

6: San Francisco – Yosemite – Fresno

Motor high to Yosemite National Park from Bay Area, you can see one of the most famous scenic spots in West America. Jagged rocks of grotesque shapes sheer precipices and overhanging rocks, waterfalls dropping thousands of feet, and endless mountain ridges bring you out of this world.

You will enjoy these breathtaking sights: Tunnel View, Bridal Veil Fall, El Captain, Merced River, Yosemite Fall, Half Dome. The day ends with an overnight stay in central California's top city: Fresno. 

Hotel : Park Inn by Radisson Fresno (except 4/20/13 at Best Western Village Inn)

 

7: Las Vegas

Las Vegas, it's a city that has something to offer for everyone. The infamous Las Vegas Strip is where tourists can enjoy a walk in the warm desert evening and visit the newest and most lavish casinos from Bellagio, Venetian, MGM Grand, The Mirage, and more. Or perhaps take a stroll downtown and view a dazzling light show that spans an entire street (Optional night tour). There are special shows and performances year round that truly makes Las Vegas as a city that never sleeps.

Accommodations will be at the Excalibur Hotel & Casino, named for the mythical sword of King Arthur. Immerse yourself in the castle themed resort right in the middle of the Las Vegas Strip. Choose from one of the many eateries on the property, including the Roundtable Buffet, or head down the Strip and stop by one of the other world famous hotels.

Overnight stay in Las Vegas. 

Hotel: Excalibur Hotel and Casino

 

8: Las Vegas - Hoover Dam - Grand Canyon (South Rim or West Rim Skywalk) - Las Vegas

Grand Canyon (South Rim) National Park:
The Grand Canyon offers one of the most spectacular examples of erosion not found anywhere in the world. Canyon National Park is a designated World Heritage Site and is unmatched in the incomparable vistas that it offers to visitors on the rim. Today, take an excursion to this incomparable National Park. 

OR

Grand Canyon West Rim “The Skywalk”:
Your journey begins from stopping by the Magnificent Hoover Dam and then on to the Majestic Hualapai Indian Reservation where is located at the West Rim of the Grand Canyon (Admission & lunch are excluded). You can walk along the rim of this great wonder of nature - unblemished by modern civilization. You may walk on the Skywalk (Optional tour). David Jin, the man who conceived and funded Skywalk makes this U-shaped platform, which extends 70ft over the edge and about 4,000 feet over the canyon floor. You may also elect to take a helicopter flight into the Grand Canyon & cruise along the Colorado River aboard a pontoon boat (Optional tour). 

All activities at Grand Canyon West are CASH payment only. (All these services are operated by the local companies. Fee will be paid to local companies directly, not part of our tour fare.) Tour Guide will collect the fee on the tour and reserve the services for passengers. 

Mandatory admission fees:
$80 -Grand Canyon West Admission and one lunch

Optional tours:
$35 -Skywalk
$190 -Helicopter & Pontoon Boat Trip

Overnight stay in Las Vegas. 

Hotel: Excalibur Hotel and Casino

 

9: Las Vegas – Hollywood

Transfer to the largest metropolitan area in California, Los Angeles. Stop by the historical landmarks of Hollywood, as well as Hollywood Blvd., Chinese Theater and the Kodak Theater complex (which is now the permanent home for the Oscars). Transfer to hotel after dinner. Overnight stay in Los Angeles.

Hotel : Holiday Inn Select - La Mirada or similar

 

10: Disneyland OR San Diego (Full Day)

From the mind of Walt Disney, enjoy a full day in Disneyland- a theme park suitable for all ages. 

OR

San Diego City Tour (Optional - Adults $68; Child $58)

At 9:00am we will depart from the hotel and drive South along the Pacific Ocean heading to sunny San Diego, the second largest city in California. We will first stop by the U.S. Naval compound in San Diego harbor. Docked at Navy Pier is the USS Midway, the longest-serving aircraft carrier in U.S. Naval history from 1945 to 1997. After lunch, we will go to Coronado Island and visit the Hotel del Coronado. This world-famous luxury hotel was built in the Wooden Victorian style in the 1800s, and has since become a National Landmark. It has been in numerous films and has hosted presidents, royal families, and leaders from around the world.

Next we will move on to another National Landmark, Balboa Park. Enjoy the luscious botanical gardens and Spanish architecture lining the long promenades. After, we will visit Old Town San Diego, where you will feel as if you stepped back in time as you walk among the classic Mexican Pueblos and shops offering many Latin American souvenirs and handicrafts. In the evening we will drive back to Los Angeles along the Golden Coast; if you are lucky you may catch a sunset.

We will return to the hotel by 7:30PM . 

Hotel : Holiday Inn Select - La Mirada or similar

 

11: Universal Studios - LAX ( flights after 9pm)

Experience movie magic at it best. The studio theme park has rides like Shrek and Jurassic Park. Various performances occur throughout the day. Get an inside look at the movie sets and uncover the secrets of legendary films on the world-famous studio tour. After the tour ends, transfers are provided for out of state passengers.

** Please arrange your air-ticket departure from LAX after 9:00pm

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Optional:

Day 12: back to San Francisco by bus

 

Or: extend your trip an extra night at Holiday Inn Select La Mirada, 
Single / Double $95, Triple $100, Quad $100 (price per room per night including tax)

Day 12: Bus transfer to San Francisco, additional charges: $55 per person

 

For this option at check out , choose "ADD-ON" .