Western Discoverer Summer 2019

Western Discoverer Summer 2019


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Itinerary

Tour Itinerary

Champion happy on this epic encounter with Hollywood's Walk of Fame, the splendour of Yosemite Falls, astounding views of the Grand Canyon and a dazzling playground in the desert, Las Vegas.

Day 1 - Arrive Los Angeles
Immerse yourself in the creative energy of the City of Angels - your launch pad to an effortlessly delivered exploration of the iconic sights and sounds of the West, with a bit of sun-kissed California in the mix. After a short transfer to Beverly Hills, settle in to your hotel, where you'll meet your Travel Director and fellow travel companions for a Welcome Reception.Welcome Reception
Accommodation: Beverly Hills Marriott
Meals: 1 Welcome Reception

Day 2 - Los Angeles --- San Diego
Ease into the laid-back surfer-style vibes of San Diego. Discover Balboa Park, the Old Town and Victorian Gaslamp Quarter, dating back to the 1850s. Spend some free time exploring "America's Finest City" on your own terms before joining your newfound friends for a memorable Regional Meal dinner.Full Breakfast, Regional Meal
Accommodation: Embassy Suites San Diego Bay ''' Downtown
Meals: 1 Full Breakfast, 1 Regional Meal

Day 3 - San Diego --- Scottsdale
Spot the sanguaros as you traverse the great Sonoran Desert en route to the trendy Arizona town of Scottsdale. This evening, the Valley of the Sun shines brightly as you enjoy free time to explore its galleries, boutiques and chic eateries.Full Breakfast
Accommodation: Embassy Suites Phoenix-Scottsdale
Meals: 1 Full Breakfast

Day 4 - Scottsdale --- Sedona --- Grand Canyon National Park
Journey to the artists' enclave of Sedona - your rocky red gateway to an unforgettable encounter with the epic natural beauty of Oak Creek Canyon. We arrive at the UNESCO-listed Grand Canyon this afternoon where we'll meet a Local Specialist who will share insights into the canyon's geological marvels. Watch how the light plays on its layered cliffs and peer down into its depths to see the Colorado River as you skirt the South Rim.Full Breakfast
Accommodation: National Park Lodges
Meals: 1 Full Breakfast

Day 5 - Grand Canyon National Park --- Las Vegas (2 Nights)
We leave the world's largest canyon behind and head towards the dazzling lights of Las Vegas, where we'll spend the next two nights. The Entertainment Capital of the World blooms in the midst of the desert and you'll have an opportunity to explore it over the next two nights. Full Breakfast
Accommodation: Paris Las Vegas
Meals: 1 Full Breakfast

Day 6 - Las Vegas Sightseeing
Shrug off the shackles of responsibility and embrace fun and games in the city that never sleeps. Break the bank at one of the casinos, enjoy some retail therapy or have lunch at one of the city's larger-than-life restaurants. This evening, we enjoy one of the elaborate Regional Meal buffets for which Las Vegas is renowned. Full Breakfast, Regional Meal
Meals: 1 Full Breakfast, 1 Regional Meal

Day 7 - Las Vegas --- Mammoth Lakes
We leave Sin City behind, travelling through the vast arid landscapes of the Mojave Desert, to Mammoth Lakes, an outdoor adventure playground amidst the rolling peaks of the Sierra Nevada Mountains. Enjoy an evening at leisure. (Weather conditions may cause the Tioga Pass to be closed to traffic, typically from mid October to the end of May. In this case, an alternate entry point to Yosemite will be used.)Full Breakfast
Accommodation: The Westin Monache Resort
Meals: 1 Full Breakfast

Day 8 - Mammoth Lakes --- Yosemite National Park
Descend from the Sierra Nevada Mountains through stunning Tioga Pass (seasonal) and enter UNESCO-listed Yosemite National Park. We journey through Yosemite Valley, admiring the natural wonders of Bridal Veil, Yosemite Falls and El Capitan's imposing granite cliffs. Spend the rest of the day delving into the natural history, flora and fauna of one of the world's oldest national parks. Full Breakfast
Accommodation: BW Plus Yosemite Way Station
Meals: 1 Full Breakfast

Day 9 - Yosemite National Park --- Napa and Sonoma Valleys --- San Francisco (2 Nights)
We head north to Northern California's original wine country this morning, past Napa and on to Sonoma, where we'll Dive into Culture and visit a family-owned winery for an exclusive tour and wine tasting. A short journey down the coast sees us arrive in San Francisco. Travel beneath the glowing orange arches of the Golden Gate Bridge into "The City", where you'll enjoy a Regional Meal dinner with your fellow travellers this evening.Full Breakfast, Regional Meal
Accommodation: Hyatt Regency San Francisco
Meals: 1 Full Breakfast, 1 Regional Meal

Day 10 - San Francisco Sightseeing
Embark on an exploration of San Francisco and its iconic sights, from Fisherman's Wharf to Golden Gate Park. Indulge in the Bay Area's best artisan foods and fresh farm produce, then spend the rest of the afternoon discovering the city's cosmopolitan neighbourhoods, including the largest Chinese enclave outside Asia. Full Breakfast
Meals: 1 Full Breakfast

Day 11 - San Francisco --- Monterey (2 Nights)
Drive to Monterey where we'll Connect with Locals for a Be My Guest dinner using the freshest farm-to-table local ingredients.Full Breakfast, Dinner with wine
Accommodation: The Portola Hotel and Spa at Monterey Bay
Meals: 1 Full Breakfast, 1 Dinner with wine

Day 12 - Monterey and Carmel-by-the-Sea Sightseeing
Admire the inspiring natural scenery as you continue along the iconic 17-Mile Drive, past the Lone Cypress Tree and Pebble Beach Golf Links. The rest of the day is free to explore Monterey's strong coastal heritage. Visit the historic waterfront district and Cannery Row, immortalised by the John Steinbeck novel bearing the same name - the choice is yours. Full Breakfast
Meals: 1 Full Breakfast

Day 13 - Monterey --- Santa Barbara
We journey south onto idyllic Santa Barbara. Spend some time discovering the city's Spanish colonial heritage and perhaps visit Mission Santa Barbara, one of the 21 missions founded by the Spaniards along El Camino Real. This evening, join our newfound friend to toast our holiday during a Farewell Dinner.Full Breakfast, Farewell Dinner
Accommodation: Hilton Santa Barbara Beachfront Resort
Meals: 1 Full Breakfast, 1 Farewell Dinner

Day 14 - Santa Barbara --- Depart Los Angeles
Head to Hollywood to see Tinseltown's most famous icons: Grauman's Chinese Theater and the Walk of Fame. We continue to Beverly Hills for those extending their stay or take a transfer to the Los Angeles International Airport. Full Breakfast
Meals: 1 Full Breakfast

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Inclusions

Sightseeing Highlights

  • City tour in Los Angeles, San Francisco
  • Scenic drive along 17-Mile Drive
  • Orientation of San Diego, Santa Barbara
  • 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-by-the-Sea, Monterey

Dining Highlights

  • 13 full breakfasts
  • 1 lunch
  • 5 dinners

First class travel Highlights

  • 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

Notes

Check out our similar 'California and the Golden West' trip. With fewer inclusions on our CostSaver itineraries, you decide what you want to experience. Visit costsavertour.comCrossover: Itineraries, durations, hotels and inclusions may vary. Please inquire at the time of booking."When in San Francisco, make sure to stop by the Buena Vista, a local favorite. Rumor has it, the origins of the infamous Irish coffee began here."Brittani Osborne, Product Coordinator

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Questions & Answers

Question: How many suitcases can I take with me on my trip?

Each person is allowed one "check-in," and one "carry-on." Remember to take all valuables with you as "carry-on", because electronic equipment, cameras, laptops, jewelry, business documents and money are not covered by the airlines' liability, so always carry them aboard with you.

Question: Is Airfare Included in the Price?

Airfare from your point of origin to and from the trip is not included in the land price.


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