San Francisco to Los Angeles Express

8 days,San Francisco to Los Angeles

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.

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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.

What's Included

Free Wi-FiThis adventure boasts vans fitted with wi-fi for up to five users at a time. Check your email, upload a photo to Facebook, or send a tweet to your friends.
  • Entrance fees to all national parks with hiking and walking excursions. Orientation walk in Las Vegas. Visit to secluded hot springs in Bishop. Sunset at the rim in Grand Canyon. Visit to London Bridge in Lake Havasu. All transport between destinations and to/from included activities.
  • 4 breakfasts, 4 lunches, 4 dinners. (Allow USD50-75 for meals not included.)
  • Hotels/hostels (3 nts, some multi-share), participation camping (4 nts).
  • Air-conditioned private touring van
  • 2 Chief Experience Officers (CEO) throughout
  • Small group experience; Max 22, avg 16.
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Places Visited

Reverse Itinerary

This trip also runs in reverse from Los Angeles to San Francisco. See Los Angeles to San Francisco Express

Day 1 San Francisco

Arrive at any time. We highly recommend booking pre-tour accommodation to enjoy more of the city.

Day 2 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 Bishop (1B,1L,1D)

Take short hikes to majestic waterfalls, lakes and meadows, and walk amongst giant sequoias. A drive through the Tioga Pass brings scenic views of Yosemite's peaks. Stargaze at a secluded hot springs.

Day 4 Death Valley/Las Vegas (1B,1L)

Visit the hottest, driest and lowest point in North America: Death Valley. Explore Las Vegas along the Strip, and enjoy an optional VIP limo experience.

Day 5 Grand Canyon (1D)

Travel Route 66, and stop at a wacky burger joint. Enjoy a sunset pizza dinner at the edge of the Grand Canyon. Enjoy a bird's-eye view of the Grand Canyon with an optional helicopter flight.

Day 6 Lake Havasu (1B,1L,1D)

Hike around the grandest of canyons, then cool off in the crystal-clear waters of the Colorado River.

Day 7 Joshua Tree National Park/Los Angeles (1B,1L)

Take a short hike in Joshua Tree NP amongst the boulders and famous Joshua trees. Be on the lookout for celebrities while passing a few popular sites on the drive into California's most glamourous city.

Day 8 Los Angeles

Depart at any time. Consider booking post-night accommodation to see all of the popular sights in the area.

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