Your pleasant tour will begin at the moment you land in San Francisco. You will be picked up at the Baggage Claim area and transfered to the hotel. You can arrange your free time today.
In the morning, visit Stanford University which is recognized as one of the world's leading research and teaching institutions. It was built in 1891 by the railroad tycoons - Leland Stanford. The quiet campus is the home to a rich collection of historical and contemporary buildings as well as various plants and works of art. It covers an area of 35 square kilometers. It is the second largest university in the U.S. Afterwards, you will cross the Bay Bridge to the enchanting San Francisco and explore the magnitude of Golden Gate Bridge, Fisherman Wharf, Lombard Street, Palace of Fine Arts and more. You may take a bay cruise at your own cost and sail through the Golden Gate Bridge and Bay Bridge, pass by the Alcatraz Island, Angel Island and Treasure Island, and enjoy the view of east bay and the skyline of San Francisco. You will be enlightened by the fresh sea breeze and the beautiful ocean.
Around 3:00p.m, you are welcome to either spend your free time with your friends and relatives or join the extensive San Francisco tour at your own cost (optional). The extensive tour will cover St. Mary Cathedral - the principal catholic church of San Francisco, Twin Peaks, the Civic Center and Castro District – “the gay capital of the world”, Painted Ladies and city hall of San Francisco. After dinner, you will head back to the hotel.
In the morning, you will visit California’s best-known Yosemite National Park, one of the wonders of Nature. Yosemite is located near the geographical center of the Nevada mountain range. Towering granite rocks, mighty waterfalls and placid valleys give Yosemite all the aspects of a “land of the gods” Giant trees, water gushing from the mountains, huge rocks and cliffs carved to create a land of fantasy. There is little doubt that water – in both its liquid and solid form – was the chief architect of Yosemite’s landscapes. Here you will see the biggest granite rock in the world-El Captain, the fifth waterfall in the world-Yosemite Waterfall, and Half Dome at the Tunnel View Point. Proceed to Los Angeles in the afternoon and arrive in Los Angeles area in the evening.
Depart from Los Angeles in the morning, along with San Bernardino Mountains and enter Mojave Desert, the largest continental desert in North America. The boundless land is decorated by bizarre-shaped Joshua trees and yucca plants. You will make a brief stop at Barstow outlet to do some shopping and have lunch, and then head to Las Vegas - "the entertainment capital of the world”. You may take an optional night tour to explore the prosperity of night life in Las Vegas, and enjoy all the spectacles and fantasies on the strip! The tour guide will lead you to explore the World’s largest hotel Palazzo Venetian Mega Centre, neon-light show on Fremont Street, Music Fountain at Bellagio and the volcano show at Mirage. Stay overnight in Las Vegas.
In the morning, you will firstly visit Hoover Dam, which is one of the seven wonders of the Industrial World. Afterwards, proceed to Grand Canyon. Millions of people each year stand in awe at the canyon and leave with a sense of fulfillment and realization that they have witnessed nature at her finest. You can choose to go to West Rim or South Rim:
West Rim: You may take an optional visit to the "Skywalk", which is the new gigantic construction built on the very edge of the Grand Canyon West Rim. The Skywalk is suspended 4,000 feet above the Colorado River, withstanding the weight of 71 fully loaded Boeing 74 airplanes (more than 71 million pounds). From the bridge, you can step out onto the glass floor for a 720 degree view of the Canyon or you may also take an optional helicopter or boat tour to see the true beauty of the Grand Canyon.
Note: . Mandatory Admission to Grand Canyon West Rim: $69/person including lunch (all customers need to pay upon arrival) .
South Rim: In the morning, you will firstly visit Hoover Dam, which is one of the seven wonders of the Industrial World. Afterwards, proceed to one of the Seven Wonders of the World - Grand Canyon National Park. Millions of people each year stand in awe at the canyon and leave with a sense of fulfillment and realization that they have witnessed nature at her finest. The Grand Canyon is much greater both in size and beauty contrary to general misconception. In late afternoon, you will return to Las Vegas.
In the morning, visit Ethel M Chocolate Factory and Botanical Cactus Gardens outside of The Strip. You can see chocolates being made, sample gourmet treats and meander through the maze of paths at the Botanical Cactus Gardens at no charge. Be sure to sample a piece of fresh made chocolate! After having lunch in Las Vegas, the group heads back to Los Angeles. Stop by Barstow Outlet for a short rest before continuing to Los Angeles. Arrive in Los Angeles in the evening. After that, we will transfer you to the LAX (Los Angeles Airport).
Note: Please schedule your flights departing from Los Angeles after 9:30p.m (U.S domestic flights) or 10:30p.m (international flights) on the last day of your tour.
5-Night Hotel Accommodations, Admission Fees to Yosemite National Park and Grand Canyon National Park, English & Chinese-Speaking escort services, Ground Transportation service via luxury coach as specified in itinerary, LAX Airport Transfer Services.
Service Charge for tour group leader, tour guide, driver etc. ($6/person per day); Optional tour items, admission fees; Personal expense; Air fares.
|San Francisco Bay Cruise||Adult $29 Child $26|
|San Francisco Optional Tour||Adult $25 Child $25|
|Hearst Castle||Adult $25 Child $12|
|West Grand Canyon (lunch included)||Adult $69 Child $69|
|Skywalk||Adult $32 Child $32|
|Helicopter + Cruise||Adult $194 Child $194|
|Las Vegas Night Tour||Adult $25 Child $25|
|Las Vegas Show||Adult $78 Child $78|
|IMAX Movie||Adult $13 Child $11|
1. Any person failing to appear on the day of departure or during the trip is deemed automatic waiver of the right to the tour and shall not be refunded.
2. Please note that cancellation must be made in writing by fax or by mail.
1. Price is subject to change without prior notice.
2. Free Airport Transfers (SFO only): 8:30AM - 10:30PM.
3. Please schedule your flights to depart from Los Angeles airport after 9:30p.m (for U.S domestic flights) or 10:30p.m (for international flights) on the last day of your tour.
visitors 2012-04-06 14:07:16 What do we possibly eat during the tour?
Administrator replies:Regular fast food and Buffet.
visitors 2012-04-06 14:07:16 Is there any other expense except what you mention in the agreement?
Administrator replies:Absolutely no.
visitors 2012-04-06 14:07:16 What is the hotel level about for this one?
Administrator replies:Mostly are 3 stars.