Western Discoverer with Disneyland Resort Extension Summer 2018

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Head west for an unforgettable encounter with manmade and natural wonders-Hollywood's Walk of Fame, the misty splendour of Yosemite Falls, astounding views of the Grand Canyon and glittering lights in a desert oasis, washed down with a glass or two of Sonoma red against the backdrop of sun-kissed vineyards.

Overview

Trip type
Group Tour
Lodging level
Premium - 4 star
Physical level
Easy
Trip pace
Balanced schedule

Highlights

    • City tour in Los Angeles, San Francisco
    • Scenic drive along 17-Mile Drive
    • Orientation of San Diego
    • View Oak Creek Canyon, Half Dome
    • Visit Grand Canyon National Park, Las Vegas, Yosemite National Park, Mammoth Lakes, Napa Valley, Sonoma Valley, Santa Barbara, Carmel, Monterey

What's this trip about?

    Head west for an unforgettable encounter with manmade and natural wonders-Hollywood's Walk of Fame, the misty splendour of Yosemite Falls, astounding views of the Grand Canyon and glittering lights in a desert oasis, washed down with a glass or two of Sonoma red against the backdrop of sun-kissed vineyards.

Details

Itinerary focusClassic Highlights
Group sizeStandard Group - 25 + people
Age rangeNo age restrictions
Flights and transportN/A
Start CityLos Angeles (CA)
End CityAnaheim

Travel Themes

  • 50 plus
  • Cultural
  • Education / Learning

Destinations

  • North America
  • United States

Attractions

  • Grand Canyon
  • Las Vegas
  • Los Angeles
  • San Francisco
  • Santa Barbara

Activities

  • Culture
  • Historic sightseeing

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Itinerary

Day 1: Arrive Los Angeles

Welcome to the City of Angels. After a short transfer to Beverly Hills, settle in to your hotel. At 6 p.m., gather with your Travel Director and travelling companions for a Welcome Reception. Welcome Reception

Day 2: Los Angeles – San Diego

Travel south along the Pacific Ocean to San Diego. Join a city tour of the Victorian Gaslamp Quarter, Old Town and Balboa Park. Enjoy some free time before a Regional Meal dinner. Full Breakfast, Regional Meal

Day 3: San Diego – Scottsdale

Head east today, as the great Sonoran Desert opens up before you. This afternoon, arrive in the desert playground of Scottsdale. The evening is yours to enjoy. Full Breakfast

Day 4: Scottsdale – Sedona – Grand Canyon National Park

Journey to the artists' enclave of Sedona before getting out your cameras as you near Oak Creek Canyon. This afternoon, arrive at the Grand Canyon. Enjoy astounding views from the South Rim and meet with a Local Specialist who will enlighten you about this natural wonder. Full Breakfast

Day 5: Grand Canyon National Park – Las Vegas (2 Nights)

Depart the natural beauty of the Grand Canyon and head toward the glittering lights of Las Vegas. Arrive at your hotel located in the centre of the famed Strip. Full Breakfast

Day 6: Las Vegas

The choices today are endless: hit the casinos, do some shopping or enjoy lunch at one of the city's elegant restaurants. This evening enjoy one of the elaborate Regional Meal buffets Las Vegas is renowned for. Full Breakfast, Regional Meal

Day 7: Las Vegas – Mammoth Lakes

Leave Vegas behind and travel through the wide-open expanses of the Mojave Desert. Arrive in Mammoth Lakes on the eastern slopes of the Sierra Nevada Mountains and enjoy the evening on your own. Full Breakfast

Day 8: Mammoth Lakes – Yosemite National Park

Descend from the Sierra Nevada Mountains through stunning Tioga Pass into the Yosemite Valley, passing by the wonders of Bridal Veil, Yosemite Falls, El Capitan and Half Dome. (Weather conditions may cause the Tioga Pass to be closed, typically mid-Oct to end-May. In this case, the overnight will be in Visalia.) Spend the rest of your day in this UNESCO World Heritage Site. Full Breakfast

Day 9: Yosemite – Napa – Sonoma – San Francisco (2 Nights)

Descend from the mountains and head north to Napa. Then it's on to Sonoma, where you visit a family-owned winery for an exclusive tour and wine tasting. Travel through scenic wine country before crossing the Golden Gate Bridge. This evening, enjoy Regional Meal dinner with your fellow travellers. Full Breakfast, Regional Meal

Day 10: San Francisco Sightseeing

As the mist rises over the bay, stunning San Francisco stands before you. Embark on a morning exploration that takes you from Fisherman's Wharf to Golden Gate Park before enjoying free time. Full Breakfast

Day 11: San Francisco – Carmel – Monterey (2 Nights)

Spend a leisurely morning in San Francisco before heading to the quaint village of Carmel-by-the-Sea, browse the shops or wander down to the water's edge. Travel to Monterey for a Be My Guest dinner where your hosts prepare a dinner with the freshest ingredients. Full Breakfast, Be My Guest Dining

Day 12: Monterey

After cruising the beautiful 17-Mile Drive, past the famed Lone Cypress Tree and Pebble Beach Golf Links, spend the rest of your day exploring the historic waterfront district and Cannery Row in Monterey. Full Breakfast

Day 13: Monterey – Paso Robles – Santa Barbara

Travel south to visit a Cultural Insight, where you will taste different varietals of olive oil and tour the olive groves. Continue on to sun-kissed Santa Barbara. This evening, toast your holiday with a Farewell Dinner. Full Breakfast, Farewell Dinner

Day 14: Santa Barbara – Los Angeles – Anaheim (2 Nights)

After sightseeing in Los Angeles, say goodbye to your Travel Director and newfound friends before transferring to Anaheim. Take some time this afternoon to explore the city's attractions on your own. Full Breakfast

Day 15: Anaheim and Disneyland® Resort

The Magic Kingdom awaits. Make the most of your full day at Disneyland® Park or Disney's California Adventure™ Park where dreams really do come true. You may even get a chance to meet Mickey Mouse himself. Full Breakfast

Day 16: Depart Anaheim

Bid farewell to the West as you board your transfer to Los Angeles International Airport. Full Breakfast

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Last Updated: 7/25/2018

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Meals Included
  • 16 full breakfasts
  • 5 dinners
Age Requirements
No age restrictions
Additional Information
Audio Headsets for flexible sightseeing Daily breakfast and an average of 50% of evening meals Luxury air-conditioned coach with WiFi in most countries or alternative transportation (such as rail journeys) Cherry-picked hotels all tried and trusted Hand-picked Insider Experiences Optional Experiences and free time All porterage and local charges included Must-see sightseeing and surprise extras An expert Travel Director and separate Driver All hotel tips, charges and local taxes Airport transfers on the first and last day of your guided holiday VIP entry to many sights
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