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Best of Scenic California

9 days, Las Vegas to San Francisco

Adventure through some of the best natural splendours of California on this 9-day tour. Travel through four of the country’s most beautiful national parks, walk amid groves of ancient, giant trees in Sequoia National Park, experience the desolate landscape of Death Valley, and feel the mist of waterfalls while hiking in Yosemite. Plus, start and end the trip in two of America’s most lively cities, glitzy Las Vegas and vibrant San Francisco.

9 days

Las Vegas to San Francisco

From$17439HKD
was $21799
Valid on Jun 1 2022
Trip Code: NUCJ

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Adventure through some of the best natural splendours of California on this 9-day tour. Travel through four of the country’s most beautiful national parks, walk amid groves of ancient, giant trees in Sequoia National Park, experience the desolate landscape of Death Valley, and feel the mist of waterfalls while hiking in Yosemite. Plus, start and end the trip in two of America’s most lively cities, glitzy Las Vegas and vibrant San Francisco.

Is this tour for me?

Travel Style: Classic

All of the highlights, culture, access, and I-can’t-believe-we-did-that moments, all at a great price.

Service Level: Upgraded

Quality accommodations and more inclusions than on other G Adventures tours, like meals, private transport, and activities.

Physical Rating: 3 - Average

Some tours may include light hiking, biking, rafting, or kayaking in addition to walking.

Trip Type: Small Group

Small group experience; Max 13, Avg 11.

Age requirement: 12+

All travellers under age 18 must be accompanied by an adult.

Visa Requirements

9 days

Las Vegas to San Francisco

From$17439HKD
was $21799
Valid on Jun 1 2022
Trip Code: NUCJ

Need a flight? We can help.

Call us to book your flights! We'll find you the best option!

Special Offers

Expires on Jun 01, 2022 03:59 UTC
Promo Code G22GAV020ADV09
Map of the route for Best of Scenic California

Places visited

  • United States

Itinerary

Day 1Las Vegas

Arrive at any time.

Day 2Las Vegas/Death Valley National Park

Drive through the desert on the way to Death Valley National Park. Home to the lowest, hottest, and driest place in North America. Check out cool spots in the park like Twenty Mule Team Canyon, the Devils Golf Course, Badwater Basin, and Zabriskie Point. Admire the desolate landscape and feel the sun’s intense heat.

Meals included:

Breakfast

Day 3Death Valley National Park/Sequoia National Park

In the morning head to the otherworldly landscape of Mesquite Flat Sand Dunes. Explore the shifting dunes and then contine o to Father Crowley Vista Point which is an easy hike, but involves epic views. Afterwards the group will drive around the Sierra Nevada mountains to Sequoia National Park.

Meals included:

Breakfast

Day 4Sequoia National Park

Immerse yourself in Sequoia National Park for a full day. Visit General Sherman, the world’s largest known living tree with a naturalist from the Parks Conservancy. In the afternoon the group will hike the Big Tree Trail and learn all about the history and of these trees and what the future holds for their protection. Tonight, head back out into the park for some stargazing with a local expert.

Meals included:

Breakfast

Day 5Sequoia National Park/Kings Canyon National Park

Today’s drive is nothing short of mesmerizing as the scenery changes from the looming sequoias to one of the deepest canyons in the U.S. You’ll drive from Grant Grove to Cedar Grove and experience the awe of Kings Canyon.

Meals included:

Breakfast

Day 6Kings Canyon National Park/Yosemite National Park

Travel north to Yosemite National Park. Make a quick stop to the Sentinel Dome trailhead and climb to the pinnacle where the group will have a picnic and enjoy a beautiful view of Half Dome, El Capitan, and Yosemite Falls. The other option is to go on a hike in Mariposa Grove before continuing on to Glacier Point for more incredible views.

Meals included:

Breakfast | Lunch | Dinner

Day 7Yosemite National Park

Head out on a guided excursion through the park with a naturalist from the Yosemite Conservancy. You’ll hike through the heart of this valley and learn about how the backcountry of this area became a protected state park in 1864 and then a national park in 1890 with the help of John Muir. The rest of the day is free to explore on your own through the park’s meadow’s waterfalls, lakes, and groves. Keep your eyes on alert for any wildlife and search for rock climbers on El Capitan.

Meals included:

Breakfast

Day 8Yosemite National Park/San Francisco

Travel from Yosemite’s bold landscape through the Central Valley towards San Francisco. Stop at a local farm stand en route to try some of the freshest produce in the region. Then, cruise over the Bay Bridge into one of the coolest cities in America. Take some time to settle into the hotel before embarking on a guided driving tour of the city. From the views at Twin Peaks to walking across a portion of the Golden Gate Bridge there’s no shortage of landmarks to see or things to do. In the evening there is an optional sunset sail in the San Francisco Bay which departs from Fisherman’s Wharf. A great way to cap off this adventure.

Meals included:

Breakfast

Day 9San Francisco

Depart at any time.

Meals included:

Breakfast
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What's Included

  • All national park fees
  • Death Valley National Park visit
  • Sequoia National Park visit
  • Kings Canyon National Park visit
  • Yosemite National Park visit
  • All transport between destinations and to/from included activities

Accommodations

Hotels (8 nts).

Meals

8 breakfasts, 1 lunch, 1 dinner
Allow USD475-620 for meals not included.

Transportation

Air-conditioned private vehicle, hiking, walking.

Staff & experts

CEO (Chief Experience Officer) throughout, local guides.

Available extras (Add these to your tour when you book)

Sunset Sailing – San Francisco - From $469.00

Board a catamaran and set sail into the setting sun around San Francisco Bay. Take in views of the iconic skyline, breeze past infamous Alcatraz Island, and sail under the Golden Gate Bridge. If you haven't fallen in love with San Fran yet, this should do the trick.

My Own Room - From $9629.00

If you're travelling solo and would prefer to have your own private room throughout your trip, select this option during the online booking process.

Make it a private tour

Book this tour as a private departure - with your own CEO and all the benefits of a G Adventures group tour - for any group, big or small (even just one traveller).

Best of Scenic California

| 9 days - Las Vegas to San Francisco - from $17439 HKD