Yosemite National Park

Itinerary

Splendours of the West

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One of our most popular USA escorted tours, Splendours of the West takes you on a 10 day journey from Los Angeles to San Francisco stopping along the way at some of the region’s best cities and sights. This tour encompasses a fantastic mix of vibrant cities such as Los Angeles, Las Vegas and San Francisco each with their own unique style, and magnificent natural wonders from the iconic Grand Canyon National Park to the haunting beauty of the Painted Desert and the verdant forests, waterfalls and mountain peaks of Yosemite National Park. Your experienced tour guide will be on hand to share their wealth of knowledge and bring this enchanting region to life.

2018 Tour Departures
13th, 27th April 2018
4th, 18th, 25th May 2018
8th, 15th, 22nd June 2018
6th, 13th, 20th July 2018
3rd, 10th, 17th, 24th, 31st August 2018
7th, 21st, 28th September 2018
12th, 26th October 2018 
9th, 23rd November 2018
7th, 21st December 2018
2019 Tour Departures
11th January 2019
1st February 2019
1st, 15th March 2019

Our Experts Recommend:
  • The glamorous desert retreat of Palm Springs
  • Tour the Navajo Indian Reservation and visit Monument Valley
  • Walk along the rim of Bryce Canyon National Park
  • Sightseeing tour of San Francisco including Union Square, and Fisherman's Wharf

Sample Itinerary Summary

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Duration
10 days
Destination Breakdown
Options
Group basis, Escorted
Included
  • International flights
  • 9 nights hotels accommodation
  • Services of a Tour Director
  • Grand Canyon National Park
  • Navajo Indian Reservation
  • Yosemite National Park
  • San Francisco City Tour
  • Baggage porterage
Not included
  • Meals unless stated
  • Optional excursions
  • Gratuities
  • Los Angeles

    Itinerary Highlights

    • See the stars on the Hollywood Walk of Fame
    • Visit Griffith Observatory for a great view of the Hollywood Sign
    • Take a stroll along Venice Beach Boardwalk
    • Grab a bite to eat at Los Angeles Farmer Market
    • Head to Grauman's Chinese Theatre to see the hand prints of Hollywood's stars
  • Utah & Arizona

    Itinerary Highlights

    • Stop in the desert city of Phoenix in Arizona
    • Overnight in the Grand Canyon National Park
    • Tour the Navajo Indian Reservation and visit Monument Valley
    • View Lake Powell from Glen Canyon Dam
    • Walk along the rim of Bryce Canyon National Park
  • Las Vegas and Nevada

    Itinerary Highlights

    • Stroll along the Las Vegas Strip
    • See the dancing fountains outside the Bellagio hotel
    • Bag a bargain at the Las Vegas Premium Outlets
    • Get your photo taken with the iconic Welcome to Las Vegas sign
    • Catch one of the Broadway calibre shows
  • Yosemite National Park

    Itinerary Highlights

    • Drive through scenic Tioga Pass
    • Walk to Yosemite Falls
    • Take an open air tram tour of Yosemite Valley
    • Stop by the Pioneer Yosemite History Center
    • Capture a photo of El Capitan and Cathedral Rocks from El Capitan Meadow
  • San Francisco

    Itinerary Highlights

    • Take ride on the historic cable cars
    • Soak up the atmosphere in Chinatown
    • See the sea lions at Pier 39
    • Explore Fisherman's Wharf
    • Cross the iconic Golden Gate Bridge