Multi-Day Tour

Canyon Country & Coasts – Las Vegas to San Francisco (15 days)

G Adventures Inc.

Las Vegas, NV, United States To Santa Cruz/San Francisco

Valid for Departures: 26 Apr 2018 - 18 Oct 2018

Canyon Country & Coasts – Las Vegas to San Francisco (15 days)

Day 3

Bryce Canyon National Park/Moab

Day 7

Lake Powell/Grand Canyon National Park

Day 8

Grand Canyon National Park

Day 9

Grand Canyon National Park/Lake Havasu City

Day 15

Santa Cruz/San Francisco

Itinerary

DAY LOCATION(S) HOTEL MEALS DESCRIPTION
Day 1
Las Vegas, NV United States
None None
Day 1 Las Vegas: Explore Las Vegas and stroll along the famous Vegas Strip or opt to take a VIP party limo experience. We highly recommend booking pre-accommodation to fully experience this entertaining city. Included Activities: Arrival Day and Welcome Meeting
Day 2
Las Vegas, NV United States
None Lunch, Dinner
Day 2 Las Vegas/Bryce Canyon National Park: Boasting endless hiking possibilities, the region that the Virgin River has sculpted into a profound landscape masterpiece is a great setting to spend the afternoon. High plateaus, striking towers, temples, mesas, and the earth's tallest-known sheer sandstone walls surround visitors with their awe-inspiring beauty. Included Activities: Vegas Strip Visit Zion National Park Visit Transport: Private Vehicle Private Vehicle
Day 3
Bryce Canyon National Park/Moab
None Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Day 3 Bryce Canyon National Park/Moab: Explore Bryce Canyon and see its famous hoodoos before driving along isolated Scenic Byway 12 to Moab. Included Activities: Bryce Canyon National Park Visit Capitol Reef National Park Visit Transport: Private Vehicle
Day 4
Moab, UT United States
None Breakfast
Day 4 Moab: Explore Arches National Park, carved and shaped by eons of weathering and erosion. It contains the world's largest concentration of natural stone arches. Explore the park's viewpoints and hike to sandstone fins, massive balanced rocks, and soaring pinnacles. Included Activities: Arches National Park Visit
Day 5
Moab, UT United States
None Breakfast, Lunch
Day 5 Moab/Monument Valley: Travel amid spectacular views along the paved scenic drive. Take a break and escape to one of the many trails, providing an unforgettable Canyon Country experience that will last a lifetime. Later, explore Monument Valley on an optional 4x4 tour led by a Navajo guide. Stay overnight in the Tribal Park to see the sun rise from a perspective very few ever experience! Included Activities: Canyonlands National Park Visit Transport: Private Vehicle
Day 6
Monument Valley, UT United States
None Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Day 6 Monument Valley/Lake Powell: Opt to take a tour to Antelope Canyon and wander through this breathtaking cave to see beams of light, flowing rock walls, and and spiral arches created by flash flooding, wind, and rain. Included Activities: Horseshoe Bend Hike Transport: Private Vehicle
Day 7
Lake Powell/Grand Canyon National Park
None Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Day 7 Lake Powell/Grand Canyon National Park: Continue to the Grand Canyon and explore this natural wonder. Enjoy sunset at the canyon rim. Included Activities: Grand Canyon Sunset Transport: Private Vehicle
Day 8
Grand Canyon National Park
None Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Day 8 Grand Canyon National Park: Enjoy a free day to discover the Grand Canyon. Opt to wander throughout the park and take a hike. Hire a bike, check out a museum or see the canyon from the sky by helicopter. Additional Notes: Note: If you have pre-booked the Grand Canyon Helicopter Ride you will enjoy your 45-50min ride over the canyon today. Included Activities: Grand Canyon South Rim Visit
Day 9
Grand Canyon National Park/Lake Havasu City
None Breakfast, Dinner
Day 9 Grand Canyon National Park/Lake Havasu City: Say farewell to the Grand Canyon and continue to Lake Havasu. Check out the famous London Bridge or cool off in the crystal-clear waters of the Colorado River. Transport: Private Vehicle
Day 10
Lake Havasu City, AZ United States
None Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Day 10 Lake Havasu City/San Diego: When the sun sets, experience the Gaslamp Quarter District with numerous pubs and nightclubs. Included Activities: Joshua Tree NP Visit Transport: Private Vehicle Private Vehicle
Day 11
San Diego, CA United States
None Breakfast
Day 11 San Diego: Enjoy free time in San Diego. Try the fish tacos the city is famous for, and check out the Old Town.
Day 12
San Diego, CA United States
None Breakfast
Day 12 San Diego/Los Angeles: The CEO will point out a few famous neighbourhoods and landmarks on the drive into town. Enjoy free time in Santa Monica, where the hostel is located, and check out the famous pier or hit the beach. Additional Notes: For our night in Los Angeles, we give up camping in favour of a more comfortable experience in a hostel. Included Activities: Hollywood Visit Transport: Private Vehicle
Day 13
Los Angeles, CA United States
None None
Day 13 Los Angeles/Santa Barbara (1D): Enjoy a free morning in LA. Later, travel up the coast to camp out in Santa Barbara. Transport: None
Day 14
Santa Barbara, CA United States
None Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Day 14 Santa Barbara/Santa Cruz: Crashing waves, rolling fog, and sheer rocky cliffs make this journey down California's Coast Highway 1 an unforgettable experience. Marvel at the beautiful coastline and mountain ranges of Big Sur. Later, witness a waterfall cascading from granite cliffs into the ocean at Julia Pfeiffer Burns State Park. Additional Notes: Due to recent landslides, large portions of the Pacific Coastal Highway have been closed from damage. While the road is being repaired we'll be travelling on an inland route from Santa Barbara, and visiting Pinnacles National Park instead of Big Sur. We'll be evaluating the road conditions in the Spring of 2018, and will return to using the Pacific Coastal Highway once it reopens. Included Activities: Elephant Seal Rookery Transport: None None
Day 15
Santa Cruz/San Francisco
None Breakfast
Day 15 Santa Cruz/San Francisco: There's a lot to see and do in San Francisco, and we recommend spending extra time here if you'd like to explore the city. Speak to your sales agent to book extra accommodation. Haight-Ashbury, Alcatraz, the Golden Gate Bridge, Fisherman's Wharf and the city's famous cable cars await you. Additional Notes: If you are departing on arrival to San Francisco, you will not have enough time to participate in the Sunset Sailing extra. Post-tour accommodation is required to purchase this extra. Included Activities: Departure Day (Activities) Transport: Private Vehicle

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Speckled with national parks, bustling cities, natural treasures, and must-see monuments, the Southwest – America’s great wide open – is a living postcard. On this trip, you’ll venture from Monument Valley and the Grand Canyon to the Pacific Coast of California, camp outdoors, and reconnect with the most picturesque side of this great country. Paired up with an attentive and knowledgeable CEO, this trip is perfect for nature-minded travellers eager to see the best of the Southwest in a short ...

About Us

G Adventures is an adventure travel pioneer offering the widest selection of affordable small group tours, safaris and expeditions all over the world. Founded by entrepreneur owner Bruce Poon Tip in 1995 and powered by an international team of passionate change makers, G Adventures was the first adventure travel company to offer 100% guaranteed departures in 2013. With nearly 700 itineraries and 110,000 travelers each year, G Adventures' award-winning trips put travelers on a first-name basis with the planet’s people, cultures, landscapes and wildlife. For more information, please visit: www.gadventures.com.

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