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Vegas & California - National Parks & Highway 1 Adventure

16 days, Las Vegas to Los Angeles

One minute you’re hiking through the most impressive scenery in the lower 48 and the next moment find yourself cruising down the Pacific coast taking in the highlights of Highway 1. It’s possible on this 14-day journey from Las Vegas to Los Angeles. You’ll witness the orange, red, and yellow hues of the southwest on hikes through Zion, Bryce, and the Grand Canyon. You’ll stare in wonder at the mighty Horseshoe Bend carved by the Colorado River, traverse Monument Valley on a Navajo guided jeep tour, crane your neck to see the tops of the tallest trees in the world in Sequoia, and bask in the sun along the west coast as you journey south from San Francisco to LA. See the landscapes that have inspired writers, musicians, artists, and other fellow travellers for centuries and fall head over heels for their beauty.

16 days

Las Vegas to Los Angeles

From$29407HKD
was $36759
Valid on Jul 18 2022
Trip Code: NUZL

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One minute you’re hiking through the most impressive scenery in the lower 48 and the next moment find yourself cruising down the Pacific coast taking in the highlights of Highway 1. It’s possible on this 14-day journey from Las Vegas to Los Angeles. You’ll witness the orange, red, and yellow hues of the southwest on hikes through Zion, Bryce, and the Grand Canyon. You’ll stare in wonder at the mighty Horseshoe Bend carved by the Colorado River, traverse Monument Valley on a Navajo guided jeep tour, crane your neck to see the tops of the tallest trees in the world in Sequoia, and bask in the sun along the west coast as you journey south from San Francisco to LA. See the landscapes that have inspired writers, musicians, artists, and other fellow travellers for centuries and fall head over heels for their beauty.

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: Standard

Comfortable tourist-class accommodations with character; mix of public and private transport.

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.

Age requirement: 12+

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

Visa Requirements

16 days

Las Vegas to Los Angeles

From$29407HKD
was $36759
Valid on Jul 18 2022
Trip Code: NUZL

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 Vegas & California - National Parks & Highway 1 Adventure

Places visited

  • United States

Itinerary

Day 1Las Vegas/Zion National Park

After a brief welcome meeting with your CEO, hit the road from Las Vegas and drive to Zion National Park. Get settled into your hotel and opt to explore the area a bit or enjoy dinner at your leisure. Then, rest up for tomorrow’s full day of exploring.

Exclusive Inclusions:

Your Welcome Moment Meet Your CEO and Group

Day 2Zion National Park

It’s all about Zion today as you get a chance to wander this beautiful national park in Southwest Utah. Take the shuttle into the park and spend the day exploring and hiking with your fellow travellers.

Admire the monumental sandstone cliffs of cream, pink, and red that tower into the sky and remember you can choose to turn around on these hikes at any point. In the evening, relax at your hotel as you reflect on your day in this wonderful piece of paradise.

Meals included:

Breakfast

Day 3Zion National Park/Bryce Canyon National Park

Depart Zion in the morning and travel with the group to Bryce Canyon National Park. Once in the park enjoy free time to hike through the wild and weird rock formations fondly known as hoodoos. Visit Inspiration Point, hike the rim trail, go on a horseback ride, or hike the Queen’s Garden and Navajo loop trails. At night look up and see the magic of the stars in a place that has been designated an International Dark Sky Park.

Meals included:

Breakfast

Day 4Bryce Canyon, Antelope Canyon, and Monument Valley

Rise early this morning to witness a gorgeous sunrise in Bryce, then jet off to Page, Arizona, the gateway to famous Antelope Canyon and Horseshoe Bend.

Join a local Navajo guide and explore Antelope Canyon; a stunning natural sandstone slot canyon located on tribal lands. Admire the blue sky above from the bottom of the canyon and make sure you bring your camera to take loads of photos.

Afterwards, visit Horseshoe Bend for a short hike to stand atop the steep cliffs overlooking the natural bend in the Colorado River. Today’s adventure will end in Monument Valley where you will have time to relax and unwind after a busy day of sightseeing.

Meals included:

Breakfast | Lunch

Day 5Monument Valley/Grand Canyon National Park

This morning you’ll be treated to a sunrise Navajo guided jeep tour of Monument Valley. Admire the majesty and magnetic atmosphere of this special place before continuing on toward the Grand Canyon. En route, stop for lunch at a family-owned Navajo food truck, before arriving at the awe-inspiring Grand Canyon just in time for a spectacular sunset.

If you wish to see this natural wonder from a bird’s eye view with an experience you’ll never forget, opt to book the Grand Canyon helicopter tour.

Exclusive Inclusions:

Your G for Good Moment Native Grill Food Truck Experience

Meals included:

Breakfast | Lunch

Day 6Grand Canyon National Park

Marvel at the out-of-this-world views as you get up close and personal with the Grand Canyon today. Spend a full day exploring and hiking from the South Rim. There are a variety of hikes to choose from that will take you deeper into the canyon where you can really appreciate the size and depth of this national park. Choose whichever trail you wish or do short bursts of multiple hikes, just make sure you bring plenty of water and take your time.

Meals included:

Lunch

Day 7Grand Canyon/Las Vegas

Head to Las Vegas from the Grand Canyon this morning where you can spend time in this vibrant city. Explore the strip, grab something to eat, see a glitzy show, or test your luck gambling in one of the casinos.

Day 8Las Vegas, Death Valley and Bakersfield

In the morning, the group will depart Las Vegas and head to Death Valley. You’ll visit the country's hottest, driest, and lowest national park. Death Valley is a land of extremes and you’ll get a sense of the striking contrast of this park’s landscapes with visits to Badwater Basin, Zabriskie Point, and the Devil’s Golf Course. In the evening, settle into your hotel and get some rest for tomorrow’s adventure.

Day 9Sequoia National Park

Spend the day travelling to Sequoia National Park, home to granite cliffs and ancient giant trees. Once you arrive, set out on a short afternoon hike to explore and stare up in wonder at the tallest trees in the world. Head to the hotel in Visalia, after dark, if it's clear skies, venture outside and look up at the stars, you won't be disappointed.

Day 10Sequoia National Park

Immerse yourself in Sequoia with a full day to hike in the park. Walk the half mile down to General Sherman to see the world’s largest tree at 83 meters (275 feet) high. Trek through the Giant Forest on Congress Trail to see more of these colossal trees. If you’re looking for 360-degree views head up the 2 mile round-trip Buena Vista Peak trailhead to see the High Sierra and the valley below.

Meals included:

Lunch

Day 11Yosemite National Park

Hit the road again and travel north through the Sierras to the south entrance of Yosemite National Park and Mariposa Grove. Head straight into the park for a stop at Tunnel View and take in iconic sights like Half Dome, El Capitan, and Bridalveil Fall.

Day 12Yosemite National Park

It’s all about getting active and exploring the landscapes of Yosemite today. From the valley floor, take the park shuttle system to one of the most iconic trails in the park. Hike alongside the Merced River to climb the Mist Trail, getting sprayed by the waters of Vernal Fall. See the water rushing over the edge before crossing the river and climbing the steps to Nevada Fall. From the top enjoy views of the High Sierra including Half Dome, Liberty Cap, and Mount Broderick.

Later, enjoy free time to walk the Lower Yosemite Fall Trail, Bridalveil Fall Trail, relax under the towering granite monoliths of Half Dome or El Capitan, or opt to rent bikes and cruise around the valley.

Meals included:

Lunch

Day 13Yosemite National Park/San Francisco

Leave Yosemite in the morning and drive across the Central Valley with the group to San Francisco. Arrive in the afternoon and spend some time exploring the city on your own. The evening in San Francisco is free for you to do as you wish. Explore famous landmarks, find some hip new restaurants to try, or choose to join your CEO for dinner to take stock of the trip together while you swap stories.

Day 14San Francisco/Monterey

Wake up in San Francisco and spend the morning as you wish. Grab a coffee at a local cafe, take a walk in Golden Gate Park, or hop on a cable car and coast up and down the city's many hills. Then the group will drive to the coastal town of Monterey where you'll have free time. Head to the Monterey Aquarium, walk down by the water to visit Old Fisherman's Wharf, or visit Cannery Row to check out art galleries and other boutique shops.

Day 15Monterey/Santa Maria

Drive down the idyllic Highway 1 from Monterey to Santa Maria. Along the way stop and walk through Julia Pfeiffer Burns State Park and take in the stunning views of the Pacific Coast and McWay Falls.

Continue on down the coast to Santa Maria and spend time in the largest city of Santa Barbara County, known for its wineries and barbecue. Opt to window shop, sip a glass of wine or two, or simply hangout in the sunny climate of this Southern California city.

Day 16Santa Maria/Los Angeles

Leave the hills and vineyards of Santa Maria behind and continue driving south to Los Angeles where the tour ends on arrival.

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What's Included

  • Your G for Good Moment: Native Grill Food Truck Experience
  • Your Welcome Moment: Meet Your CEO and Group
  • Zion National Park visit
  • Bryce Canyon National Park visit
  • Horseshoe Bend and Antelope Canyon visits
  • Navajo guided Monument Valley jeep tour
  • Full day hiking in Grand Canyon National Park
  • Drive along Route 66
  • Death Valley National Park visit
  • Sequoia National Park visit
  • Yosemite National Park visit
  • Stops in Monterey and Santa Maria en route to Los Angeles
  • Entrance fees to all national parks and monuments with hiking and walking excursions
  • All transport between destinations and to/from included activities

Accommodations

Hotel (15 nts), Canvas cabins with shared bath (2 nts).

Meals

4 breakfasts, 5 lunches
Allow USD650-845 for meals not included.

Transportation

Air-conditioned private vehicle, hiking, walking.

Staff & experts

1 CEO (Chief Experience Officer) throughout.

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

Grand Canyon Helicopter Tour - From $2319.00

The Grand Canyon helicopter ride is a must! Enjoy a bird's-eye view for 45 to 50 minutes as you fly over the canyon, taking in the stark contrast of the blue-green Colorado River against the thousand shades of red rock found in the canyon. From above, you can fully appreciate the greatness of the gorge and see why it is one of the seven natural wonders of the world.

My Own Room - From $10629.00

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).

Vegas & California - National Parks & Highway 1 Adventure

| 16 days - Las Vegas to Los Angeles - from $29407 HKD