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National Parks, Deserts & Epic Canyons

United States in 15 Days, 14 Nights in Destination

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The roadtrip of a lifetime! A fully guided adventure across West USA's most awe-inspiring landscapes. Discover nature's most extraordinary creations, from wine country to the most spectacular National Parks, deserts and valleys.

Trip Highlights

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    Zion National Park
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    Arches National Park
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    Bryce Canyon National Park
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    Death Valley National Park
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    Grand Canyon
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    Las Vegas
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    Los Angeles
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    San Francisco
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    Sequoia National Park
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    Yosemite National Park

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  1. All flights

  2. Accommodation

  3. All transfers

  4. Activities

  5. Breakfast only

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  3. Solo travelers from + $2,290

  4. Add up to 2 nights to your stay

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Accommodation: 14 Nights

Itinerary

Begin in LA. Drive through wine country to San Francisco. See giant trees in Yosemite and Sequoia National Parks. Witness the desert landscapes of Death Valley on-route to Las Vegas. Next, discover windswept Zion, Bryce Canyon, Capitol Reef and Arches National Parks. Continue to Navajo Indians, Monument Valley and Lake Powell. See the majestic Grand Canyon before your last stop, Palm Springs.

1st Day: Canada - Los Angeles

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Welcome to Los Angeles! Arrive at Los Angeles and transfer to your hotel* by hotel shuttle. Enjoy the feeling of the warm air, that Californian buzz and the vibrant metropolis waiting to be explored!

Take time to get settled in and get some rest after the flight. Overnight stay in Los Angeles.

*You will have the option to add early check-in on arrival in the next step of the booking process. To guarantee optional services, we recommend that you add them to your current booking, as they are subject to availability.

Accommodation

ONE OF OUR SELECTED HOTELS
Fairfield Inn & Suites Lo... or similar
tripadvisor rating

466 Reviews

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2nd Day: Los Angeles - Santa Barbara - Buellton

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Breakfast at the hotel. Head out this morning to discover Los Angeles on a city tour. Beverly Hills unveils opulent mansions and luxury boutiques, Hollywood enchants with its iconic landmarks like the Walk of Fame and the Hollywood Sign, while Downtown LA captivates with its dynamic skyline.

Your journey continues to Santa Barbara. Enjoy a brief stop to get to know this city, known for its Spanish architecture and wide palm-fringed beaches. During a short tour, see the Santa Barbara Mission, the Courthouse and State Street.

After a short orientation drive, continue along the Californian coast to Buellton in the Santa Ynez Valley. One of seven distinct American Viticultural Areas in Santa Barbara County's vast wine country. More than 50 varieties thrive thanks to the area's diverse micro-climates. Overnight stay in Buellton.


Approximate distance travelled: 140 miles

Accommodation

ONE OF OUR SELECTED HOTELS
Hampton Inn & Suites Buel... or similar
tripadvisor rating

397 Reviews

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Activities

included
Panoramic Visit to Santa Barbara

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Los Angeles City Tour

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3rd Day: Buellton - Monterey/Carmel - San Francisco

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Breakfast at the hotel. Today, sit back and relax as you continue your drive northward through California's central wine-growing region. In the late morning, reach the twin towns of Monterey & Carmel. Explore the Bay Aquarium on the waterfront and historic Cannery Row.

The journey continues along part of the legendary Highway No. 1 to one of the most beautiful American cities, San Francisco. Its blend of Victorian architecture, steep hills, vintage streetcars and the iconic Golden Gate Bridge enchant travelers on a daily basis.

The city's eclectic neighborhoods, diverse cultural scene, and the pervasive fog contribute to its unique and dynamic character, making it a haven for innovation, art, and breathtaking vistas. Overnight stay in San Francisco.

Approximate distance travelled: 315 miles

Optional activities available today at the destination. Inquire with your representative. 

Accommodation

ONE OF OUR SELECTED HOTELS
Stanford Court San Franci... or similar
tripadvisor rating

1101 Reviews

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Activities

included
Visit to Monterey

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Journey to California's Central Coast

Light

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4th Day: San Francisco

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Breakfast at the hotel. This morning, head on an exciting tour through the "City by the Bay". Nestled along the waterfront of San Francisco, discover Fisherman's Wharf; lively atmosphere, a medley of seafood delights and iconic attractions.

Next, explore Union Square, the teeming hub of the city, with numerous upscale boutiques, restaurants, nightspots and galleries tucked between buildings.

Finally, get to know the ins-and-outs of the diverse and exciting districts of Chinatown and North Beach. The rest of the day is at leisure for you to continue exploring this vibrant, artistic city, independently. Overnight stay in San Francisco.

Optional activities available today at the destination. Inquire with your representative. 

Accommodation

ONE OF OUR SELECTED HOTELS
Stanford Court San Franci... or similar
tripadvisor rating

1101 Reviews

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Activities

included
San Francisco City Tour

Light

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5th Day: San Francisco - Yosemite National Park - Fresno

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Breakfast at the hotel. Today, head out to explore your first National Park! Begin with a bang at the mighty Yosemite National Park, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. John Muir, the well-known American conservationist and "father of national parks," once claimed that no man-made temple compares to the beauty of Yosemite.

Explore the Yosemite Valley. Take time to enjoy the breathtaking journey into nature's grandeur, where towering Granite Cliffs, cascading waterfalls, and ancient sequoia trees converge in a stunning display of natural beauty. Overnight stay in Fresno.

Approximate distance travelled: 270 miles

Accommodation

ONE OF OUR SELECTED HOTELS
Hotel Piccadilly Fresno or similar
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921 Reviews

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Activities

included
Visit to Yosemite National Park

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6th Day: Fresno - Sequoia National Park - Bakersfield

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Breakfast at the hotel. Today, set out to see the largest trees in the world! The "General Sherman Tree" the largest 8¡(with a volume of 1,487 cubic meters and over 270 ft. tall) or "General Grant", the second largest in the world by volume are found in Sequoia National Park. 

In addition to this impressive tree, there are many other giant, ancient sequoias here that are sure to take your breath away. Take your time to experience the natural beauty of the park. In the evening, head to your accommodation. Overnight stay in Bakersfield.

Approximate distance travelled: 165 miles

Accommodation

ONE OF OUR SELECTED HOTELS
Hilton Garden Inn Bakersf... or similar
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833 Reviews

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Activities

included
Visit to Sequoia National Park

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7th Day: Bakersfield - Death Valley National Park - Las Vegas

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Breakfast at the hotel. From the San Joaquin Valley, the "pantry" of California, continue your journey across the Mojave Desert to Death Valley National Park.

 

Stop at Furnace Creek visitor center, a mesmerizing expanse of extremes. Break for lunch. Enjoy the surreal landscapes featuring vast salt flats, rugged mountains, and otherworldly desertscapes that challenges and captivates with its stark beauty.

 

In the late afternoon, reach Las Vegas. A dazzling oasis in the Nevada desert, alive with pulsating vibrant lights and iconic extravagant entertainment. Overnight stay in Las Vegas.


Approximate distance travelled: 300 miles

Accommodation

ONE OF OUR SELECTED HOTELS
Golden Nugget Hotel & Cas... or similar
tripadvisor rating

14327 Reviews

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Activities

included
Visit to Death Valley National Park

Moderate

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8th Day: Las Vegas

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Breakfast at the hotel. Today enjoy your day at leisure in the ‘Entertainment Capital of the World’! Make use of the pool, and immerse yourself in the Fremont Street Experience, adjacent to your hotel.

 

Your tour guide will provide you with valuable insights, tips and tricks, so you plan your day to perfection and get the most out of this experience. Overnight stay in Las Vegas.

 

Optional activities available today at the destination. Inquire with your representative.

Accommodation

ONE OF OUR SELECTED HOTELS
Golden Nugget Hotel & Cas... or similar
tripadvisor rating

14327 Reviews

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9th Day: Las Vegas - Zion National Park - Bryce Canyon National Park - Bryce City

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Breakfast at the hotel. A day full of natural beauty awaits you today! Your first destination is Zion National Park, whose unique landscape was created by wind, time and the power of the Virgin River.

 

In the afternoon, reach Bryce Canyon National Park. Here, witness rocks in thousands of shapes, sizes and colours. Learn more about the history of the formation of this geological wonderland of bizarre rock formations before heading to your accommodation for the night. Overnight stay in Bryce City.

 

Approximate distance travelled: 245 miles

Accommodation

ONE OF OUR SELECTED HOTELS
Best Western Plus Ruby's ... or similar
tripadvisor rating

7732 Reviews

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Activities

included
Visit Bryce Canyon National Park

Moderate

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included
Visit Zion National Park

Moderate

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10th Day: Bryce City - Capitol Reef National Park – Arches National Park - Moab

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Breakfast at the hotel. Today, continue through the fantastic landscape of the American West. First, reach Capitol Reef National Park, which got its name because the area on the Fremont River reminded the first settlers of a reef.

Travel by the side of the Fremont River for part of your way. In the afternoon, a visit to a unique park is on the program: Arches National Park, where you’ll find the largest concentration of natural rock arches in the world.

The area is a popular spot for Hollywood filmmakers as films like "Thelma & Louise" and "Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade" were shot in the area. Overnight stay in nearby Moab.

Approximate distance travelled: 264 miles

Accommodation

ONE OF OUR SELECTED HOTELS
Comfort Suites Moab Near ... or similar
tripadvisor rating

970 Reviews

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Activities

included
Visit Capitol Reef National Park

Light

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Visit to Arches National Park

Moderate

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11th Day: Moab - Monument Valley - Horseshoe Bend - Page/Lake Powell

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Breakfast at the hotel. Today, reach the Navajo Indians and Monument Valley Reserve. Its majestic rock formations have been a featured backdrop for numerous westerns and commercials. Enjoy the spectacular view of the valley from Goulding's Lodge.

Later in the day, reach Lake Powell. Formed after the construction of the Glen Canyon Dam, it’s one of the two largest reservoirs in North America, along with Lake Mead. Cross Glen Canyon Dam and witness its grandeur.

In the late afternoon, (weather permitting) take a short walk to see the impressive Horseshoe Bend, a horseshoe shaped meander of the Colorado River. Overnight stay in Page, near the lake.

Approximate distance travelled: 265 miles

Optional activities available today at the destination. Inquire with your representative.

Accommodation

ONE OF OUR SELECTED HOTELS
Courtyard by Marriott Pag... or similar
tripadvisor rating

2227 Reviews

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Activities

included
Excursion to Horseshoe Bend

Light

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included
Visit Monument Valley Navajo Tribal Park

Light

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included
Panoramic Visit of Lake Powell

Light

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12th Day: Page/Lake Powell - Grand Canyon

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Breakfast at the hotel. This morning, continue to the Grand Canyon. One of the seven natural wonders of the world. Formed by millions of years of erosion, the canyon's breathtaking layers of coloured rock, are best experienced during the hours before sunset or just after sunrise. Overnight stay in Williams, located on historic Route 66.

Approximate distance travelled: 190 miles

Optional activities available today at the destination. Inquire with your representative.

Accommodation

ONE OF OUR SELECTED HOTELS
Comfort Inn Near Grand Ca... or similar
tripadvisor rating

907 Reviews

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Activities

included
Visit the Grand Canyon

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13th Day: Grand Canyon - Sedona - Phoenix

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Breakfast at the hotel. Our drive today takes us to Sedona, a spectacular Arizona Desert town surrounded by red rock butts, steep canyon walls, and pine forests. It’s also known for its mild climate and vibrant art scene.

Continue to Phoenix, a metropolis in the heart of the desert. Its modern skyline, vibrant cultural scene, and arid landscape seamlessly blends urban sophistication with Southwestern charm. Why not do some last-minute shopping and get a bite to eat. Overnight stay in Old Town Scottsdale.

Approximate distance travelled: 180 miles

Accommodation

ONE OF OUR SELECTED HOTELS
Hyatt Place Scottsdale Ol... or similar
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1358 Reviews

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Activities

included
Journey to Sedona

Light

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14th Day: Phoenix - Palm Springs - Los Angeles

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Breakfast at the hotel. Today your journey takes you through the Mojave Desert and the playground of the Hollywood Movie Stars, Palm Springs.

Home to many celebrities over the decades, Palm Springs is known for its mid-20th century modern architecture featured in many homes and business buildings. Afterwards, return to the starting point of the tour, Los Angeles. Overnight stay in Los Angeles.


Approximate distance travelled: 400 miles

Accommodation

ONE OF OUR SELECTED HOTELS
Fairfield Inn & Suites Lo... or similar
tripadvisor rating

466 Reviews

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Activities

included
Journey to Palm Springs

Light

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15th Day: Los Angeles - Canada

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Breakfast* at the hotel. Sadly, it's time to say goodbye to the West of the USA as your epic road trip draws to a close. Transfer to the airport by shuttle in time for your flight home. Arrive back in your departure city in Canada and end your trip**. 

*Depending on the return flight schedule and the hotel breakfast service, you may not be able to enjoy the included breakfast on the last day.

**Depending on the choice of flight, you may arrive back in Canada the following day.

Included activities

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Panoramic Visit to Santa Barbara

Included activity for day 2 in Santa Barbara

Santa Barbara exudes coastal elegance and laid-back sophistication. Discover Mediterranean-style architecture, palm-lined beaches, and a backdrop of the Santa Ynez Mountains.

Duration 01:30h Approx. Pick up time: info at destination

Physical rating:

Light

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Los Angeles City Tour

Included activity for day 2 in Los Angeles

Get to know the California metropolis of Los Angeles better on a city sightseeing tour. Among others, we see Beverly Hills, Hollywood with its Walk of Fame and Downtown Los Angeles.

Duration 04:00h Approx. Pick up time: info at destination

Physical rating:

Light

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Visit to Monterey

Included activity for day 3 in Monterey

Stop in Monterey, which boasts a captivating waterfront, the esteemed Monterey Bay Aquarium, and the historic allure of Cannery Row.

Duration 02:00h Approx. Pick up time: info at destination

Physical rating:

Moderate

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Journey to California's Central Coast

Included activity for day 3

Travel through the wine-growing region of California's central coast and enjoy changing scenery, from agricultural plains to rolling hills and distant mountains.

Duration 03:00h Approx. Pick up time: info at destination

Physical rating:

Light

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The price includes

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  • Departures from main Canadian airports.
  • International flights: Canada - Los Angeles, Los Angeles - Canada.
  • 14 nights accommodation in Charm and Superior category hotels.
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  • 14 breakfasts.
  • Complimentary airport shuttle transfers.
  • Visits and entrance fees as indicated in the itinerary.
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  • All air taxes and fuel surcharge.
  • Entrances included: Yosemite National Park, Sequoia National Park, Death Valley National Park, Zion National Park, Bryce Canyon & Grand Canyon National Park, Capitol Reef National Park, Arches Ntl. Park, Monument Valley Navajo Tribal Park, Horseshoe Bend.
  • City Tour in Los Angeles and San Francisco.
  • English-speaking guide during the whole trip.

*The cancellation policy applicable is according to the Terms and Conditions available and agreed at the time of your purchase

Not included

Taxes, drinks, tips*, visa and any other services not mentioned in what's included.

*Not included: luggage handling at hotels, personal expenses(telephone, room service, etc), tips for drivers and/or guide (suggested are $5 per person per day for driver and $6 per person per day for tour guide depending on the level of satisfaction).

 

 

*Fairfield Inn LAX Airport Shuttle: the shuttle runs every 30 minutes from the Upper/departures (!) level (not the Arrivals level) at LAX Airport. There are RED signs that are on the curb stating the hotel shuttle pick up. 

  • Entry requirements

    Your passport must be valid for the expected duration of your stay in the United States.

  • Visa

    Visa not required

  • Currency

    US dollar.

  • Language

    English.

  • Electricity

    120 V. Adapter required.

  • Health

    There are no mandatory Covid vaccinations for travellers entering the United States.

  • Time zone

    UTC - 05:00 to UTC - 10:00.

  • Other useful information

    Units of weight and measurement are different.

  • Tourist Office website

    https://www.visittheusa.com/

Remember to download your e-ticket to confirm the times of your flights and to complete online check-in using the airline’s website, or directly at the check-in desk at the airport.

Accommodation at the hotels is as indicated. In the event of any changes to accommodation, they will always be of the same or a higher category. The category of hotels is not standardized across all countries in the world. For this reason, the criteria may differ depending on the destination country's own standards.

Infants: 0 to 2 years old.
Children: 3 to 11 years old.

When booking a triple room, note that these accommodations are not larger than a double room, but will include either one double or two single beds and a sofa bed/rollaway.

In the case of adverse weather conditions, for safety reasons or for any other reasons deemed appropriate, the order and duration of the excursions included in the itinerary may be changed or canceled without prior notice.

If you have reduced mobility, require the use of a wheelchair, or you would prefer this tour to be a private experience for you and your group, you must contact our Experts at +1 778 807 9750 before booking to ensure that your needs can be met.

While on the road, it is highly unlikely that the vehicle will be equipped with wifi or bathroom facilities, though rest stops will be made for long trips. We recommend purchasing a new SIM card at the airport or placing an e-SIM before travel to guarantee internet connection.

 

Room allocation: We will do our best to accommodate your family in the same room. If availability doesn't permit this, we guarantee your family will be accommodated as close together as possible. Children will always be accomodated in a room with at least 1 adult.

Booster seats: Not available in all destinations. Feel free to take your own if you need one.

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