Grand Hiking Tour of the West

Grand Hiking Tour of the West

14 Days
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Grand Hiking Tour of the West

14 Days Starting in Los Angeles, CA, USA and ending in San Francisco, CA, USA

Visiting:

Los Angeles

,

Olvera Street

,

Hollywood

,

Santa Monica

,

Venice Beach

,

Beverly Hills

,

Joshua Tree National Park

,

Las Vegas

,

Seligman

,

South Rim

,

Grand Canyon Village

,

Desert View Point

,

Oljato-Monument Valley

,

Page

,

Lone Rock Beach

,

Horseshoe Bend

,

Bryce Canyon National Park

,

Zion National Park

,

Death Valley

,

Mammoth Lakes

,

Yosemite National Park

,

San Francisco

,

Muir Beach

,

Sausalito

,

Monterey

,

Carmel-by-the-Sea

,

Santa Maria

,

Santa Barbara

Tour code:

EN-LALA23

Group size:

2 - 16

Age range:

8-70

Tour operated in:

English

Interests:

Recommended For:

From:
$4198

$3999 (USD)

tourhub discount: $199

Tour Overview

Explore the sheer beauty of America's most famous National Parks. Hiking through the diverse landscapes, whilst experiencing the most breathtaking scenery, you will surely be humbled when you return home. This active tour is for the born explorer who likes to be at one with nature and its surroundings. From the pacific coast to the desert, this tour simply won't disappoint. Take in the stunning surroundings while you picnic in the parks, be immersed in the culture of the Navajo tribe, and tickle your taste buds by trying some local native American delicacies. Share these magical experiences with your fellow travelers, and take home memories which will last a lifetime.

Places You'll See

Mammoth Lakes

American Riviera

Yosemite National Park

Watch sunset at the beach

Itinerary

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icon Day 1 : Los Angeles
Location:

  Los Angeles


Accommodation:

  Hotel


Accommodation Name:

  Hotel June


Arrival in Los Angeles. You will be met at the airport by a local guide, and transfer to hotel.

Your local tour director will be at the hotel in the evening to answer any initial questions about the tour.

Enjoy an included welcome drink as you get to know your fellow travelers.

You will get your travel kit including a reusable water bottle and an insulated bag that will come in handy during the planned picnics.

icon Day 2 : Los Angeles
Location:

  Los Angeles, Olvera Street, Hollywood, Santa Monica, Venice Beach, Beverly Hills


Accommodation:

  Hotel


Accommodation Name:

  Hotel June


Meals Included:

  Breakfast


Start the day with a guided tour of Los Angeles. Our first visit will be at Olvera Street, known as “the birthplace of Los Angeles.”

Olvera Street is a Mexican Marketplace that recreates a romantic “Old Los Angeles” with a block-long narrow, tree-shaded, brick-lined market with old structures, painted stalls, street vendors, cafes, restaurants, and gift shops.

Make a photo-stop at nearby Union Station and marvel at it’s Art Deco architecture.

Continue to Hollywood home to the legendary Grauman’s Chinese Theatre. Take a walk along the Hollywood Walk of Fame and search for your favorite celebrity’s star.

Next, we venture on to the Los Angeles Farmer’s Market for lunch (not included). The LA Farmer’s Market is a foodie’s paradise featuring over 100 vendors serving something for everyone’s tastes.

After lunch, you will discover Beverly Hills and Rodeo Drive – one of the world’s most exclusive luxury destinations.

This afternoon, we head to Santa Monica. Santa Monica is a blend of California beach town, Riviera-style romance and Hollywood glamour. Enjoy a scenic walk along the Pacific Ocean to Venice Beach (2,5 miles).

Venice Beach is known for its canals, beaches and circus-like Ocean Front Walk, a two-and-a-half-mile pedestrian-only promenade that features performers, fortune-tellers, artists, and vendors.

You will be given some time at leisure to watch the sunset over the Pacific Ocean and enjoy dinner (not included) in Venice Beach. Return transfer to your hotel. Overnight.

icon Day 3 : Los Angeles - Las Vegas
Location:

  Los Angeles, Joshua Tree National Park, Las Vegas


Accommodation:

  Hotel


Accommodation Name:

  Luxor Hotel


Meals Included:

  Breakfast


This morning departure to Joshua Tree National Park.

The park encompasses some of the most interesting geologic displays found in California’s deserts; rugged mountains of twisted rock and exposed granite monoliths testify to the tremendous geological forces that shaped and formed this land.

The slow-growing Joshua tree, which graces much of the park's desert ecosystem, is probably the most famous resident of the park.

Named by Mormon settlers who crossed the Mojave Desert in the mid-1800s, the tree's unusual shape reminded them of the Bible story in which Joshua reaches his hands up to the sky in prayer.

Enjoy a walk along the scenic Hidden Valley trail (1 mile loop). Time for a picnic lunch can be scheduled in the park (a stop will be planned before arrival into the park if you would like to purchase picnic items (at your own expense).

Afternoon drive to Las Vegas – the incredible man-made oasis in the dessert. Check in to your hotel.

icon Day 4 : Las Vegas - Grand Canyon
Location:

  Las Vegas, Seligman, South Rim, Grand Canyon Village


Accommodation:

  Hotel


Accommodation Name:

  Yavapai West Lodge


Meals Included:

  Breakfast


Head towards the South Rim of the Grand Canyon, superb geographical phenomenon. Stop in Seligman on the iconic Route 66. Lunch on your own, then discover one of the wonders of the world: the Grand Canyon.

Located at 6971 feet above sea level the Grand Canyon is the spectacular result of millions of years of wind and water erosion.

Surrounded by a magnificent forest, the canyon seems to be protected by a lush screen of greenery. This will certainly be one of the highlights of your trip.

We suggest a 1.7 mile hike (1-2 hours) to Ooh Aah Point. Overnight in Grand Canyon village.

icon Day 5 : Grand Canyon - Monument Valley – Page
Location:

  Desert View Point, Oljato-Monument Valley, Page, Lone Rock Beach


Accommodation:

  Hotel


Accommodation Name:

  Best Western Plus at Lake Powell / Best Western View


Meals Included:

  Breakfast, Lunch


Depart the Grand Canyon by driving along the scenic Desert View Drive. Stop at the Desert View Watchtower. Modeled after ancient Puebloan watchtowers, the Watchtower at Desert View features murals by Hopi artist Frank Kabotie.

Time permitting, you may have a chance to climb the stairs to the top for an outstanding view of the Canyon and the surrounding area.
Continue on to Monument Valley, where you will find yourself surrounded by imposing, crimson monoliths.

This 25 mile-long and 16-mile wide desert plain has served as the backdrop to numerous westerns including five John Ford classics. Enjoy an included lunch of Navajo specialties followed by a jeep tour of the valley with local a Navajo guide.

Arrive in Page in the afternoon. Change at your hotel then enjoy a dip in Lake Powell at Lone Rock Beach. Overnight in Page.

icon Day 6 : Page – Horseshoe Bend - Bryce
Location:

  Horseshoe Bend, Bryce Canyon National Park


Accommodation:

  Hotel


Accommodation Name:

  Best Western Ruby's Inn


Meals Included:

  Breakfast


To start the day you will visit Horseshoe Bend (1.2 mi roundtrip hike): a geologic masterpiece sculpted by the Colorado River. Horseshoe Bend is an example of what happens when water takes the path of least resistance.

With the help of gravity, the Colorado River began cutting through rock layers deep and fast. The result is the 270° bend in the river.

Discovered by Mormons at the end of the 19th century, Bryce Canyon is considered one of the jewels of the National Parks system. The shapes, colors and shades of the stone and the famous Pink Cliffs are constantly changing from dawn to dusk.

Hike down the canyon to get closer to the hoodoos (thin spires of rock)*. Time for a picnic lunch can be scheduled in the park (a stop will be planned before arrival into the park if you would like to purchase picnic items (at your own expense).

Enjoy the rest of the day at leisure to explore the park at your own pace. Overnight in the region.

* this hike is not advised for people with heart conditions due to significant elevation change.

icon Day 7 : Bryce Canyon – Zion – Las Vegas
Location:

  Zion National Park, Las Vegas


Accommodation:

  Hotel


Accommodation Name:

  Luxor Hotel


Meals Included:

  Breakfast


Departure for your visit of Zion National Park. Follow the paths where ancient native people and pioneers walked. Gaze up at massive sandstone cliffs of cream, pink, and red that soar into a brilliant blue sky.

Experience wilderness in a narrow slot canyon. Zion’s unique array of plants and animals will enchant you as you absorb the rich history of the past and enjoy the excitement of present day adventures.

Time for a picnic lunch can be scheduled in the park (a stop will be planned before arrival into the park if you would like to purchase picnic items (at your own expense).

This afternoon, we return to Las Vegas. Rest of the day at leisure to try your luck gambling, do some shopping, or enjoy on of the many world class entertainment options the city has to offer.

Optional: Join your guide on a visit of Las Vegas by night. Overnight in Las Vegas.

icon Day 8 : Las Vegas - Death Valley – Mammoth Lakes
Location:

  Las Vegas, Death Valley, Mammoth Lakes


Accommodation:

  Hotel


Accommodation Name:

  Mammoth Mountain Inn


Meals Included:

  Breakfast


Today you will drive through the Nevada Desert and cross the border to California where you will descend into famous Death Valley. At 282 feet below sea level, Death Valley is one of the hottest places on earth.

The landscape is so deserted that the first cowboys to have crossed it said of it: "Not a stream to drink from, not a tree to hang on". You will discover Furnace Creek, and the sand dunes of Stovepipe Wells. Lunch on your own.

This afternoon, we drive high into the Sierra Nevada range as we make our way to the resort town of Mammoth Lakes. Overnight.

*If the Tioga Pass is closed, the groups will be relocated to Bakersfield

icon Day 9 : Mammoth Lakes – Yosemite – San Francisco
Location:

  Mammoth Lakes, Yosemite National Park, San Francisco


Accommodation:

  Hotel


Accommodation Name:

  Edwardian Hotel


Meals Included:

  Breakfast


This morning we take a scenic drive on the Tioga pass as we enter Yosemite National Park.

Yosemite will delight you with its Alpine landscape, with pine forests, waterfalls, and rivers, all dominated by the silhouette of great white monoliths.

Marvel at the giant redwoods, Half Dome, Yosemite Valley, and a few famous waterfalls such as Bridalveil Falls and Yosemite Falls (often dry in the summer).

Time for a picnic lunch can be scheduled in the park (a stop will be planned before arrival into the park if you would like to purchase picnic items (at your own expense).

Continue towards San Francisco for a 3 night stay.

icon Day 10 : San Francisco
Location:

  San Francisco


Accommodation:

  Hotel


Accommodation Name:

  Edwardian Hotel


Meals Included:

  Breakfast


Start the day with a guided tour of San Francisco, one of the most photographed, filmed, and documented cities in the world. The city is a a tantalizing mix of history, modern sophistication, and stunning natural beauty.

Start with (weather permitting) a panoramic view from the top of Twin Peaks, you will have an unrivaled perspective of the city from the bay to the Golden Gate strait. Next you will discover Golden Gate Park.

Continue your tour with a stop at Alamo Square, where you will see the best examples of San Francisco's iconic Victorian homes, the “Painted Ladies.” Make a stop at the world famous Golden Gate Bridge.

Enjoy some time on your own for lunch at Fisherman’s Wharf. End the day with stops at Chinatown, Union Square and the Civic Center, with is Beaux-Arts City Hall.

icon Day 11 : San Francisco
Location:

  San Francisco, Muir Beach, Sausalito


Accommodation:

  Hotel


Accommodation Name:

  Edwardian Hotel


Meals Included:

  Breakfast


Start the day with a short hike to Muir Beach. The Muir Beach Overlook provides expansive views of the Pacific Coast, including the Point Reyes Peninsula.

Relax on the beach or explore the several historic base-end stations, observation posts that were part of the San Francisco Bay coastal defense system.

Next you will visit Sausalito, famous for it’s waterfront cafés, art galleries, and charming house boats. Time at leisure to enjoy lunch on your own.

Return to San Francisco by taking a scenic ferry ride across the bay. Afternoon at leisure to do some shopping, visit one of the city’s world-class museums, or perhaps rent a bike for a ride along the waterfront.

icon Day 12 : San Francisco - Monterey - Carmel – Santa Maria
Location:

  San Francisco, Monterey, Carmel-by-the-Sea, Santa Maria


Accommodation:

  Hotel


Accommodation Name:

  Santa Maria Inn


Meals Included:

  Breakfast


Leave for Monterey Peninsula. Tour of the town of Monterey, particularly the fishing port and Cannery Row, made famous by the writer John Steinbeck.

Visit of nearby Carmel, one the most charming coastal towns of California, with pristine beaches and trendy boutiques. Enjoy some time for lunch on your own.

You will then drive along the superb Big Sur coastline: the majestic Santa Lucia range gives way to dramatic cliffs overlooking the Pacific Ocean.

Stops will be made along the way to snap some pictures and enjoy a few short hikes to soak up the scenery.

Arrival in Santa Maria at the end of the day. Overnight.

icon Day 13 : San Luis Obispo - Santa Barbara - Los Angeles
Location:

  Santa Maria, Santa Barbara, Los Angeles


Accommodation:

  Hotel


Accommodation Name:

  Hotel June


Meals Included:

  Breakfast


Morning drive to lovely Santa Barbara known for its golden beaches, palm-lined bay, red-tiled roofs and Spanish architecture.

Visit the beautiful mission Santa Barbara, the largest Franciscan convent in California today, considered to be the queen of the California missions.

Time for lunch on your own before continuing towards Los Angeles.

Make a stop in luxurious Malibu for a visit of the Adamson House, a National Historic Site and California Historic Landmark. The Spanish Colonial Revival style home occupies one of the most idyllic oceanfront spots in all of Southern California.

Situated near the Malibu Lagoon, the house boasts an exotic mix of Spanish and Moorish influences with dazzling displays of decorative tiles and one-of-a-kind craftsmanship including hand-carved doors, hand-painted frescoes, molded ceilings, distinctive cast ironwork and lead-framed bottle glass windows.

Finally, we end the day with a stop at the Griffith Observatory to get some of the best views of Downtown Los Angeles as well as the famous Hollywood Sign, a landmark and American cultural icon.

icon Day 14 : Departure
Location:

  Los Angeles, Los Angeles International Airport


Meals Included:

  Breakfast


Day on your own and transfer to the airport depending on your flight schedule.

What's Included

  • Accommodation

    Mandatory luggage handling (in Mammoth Lakes, San Francisco and Los Angeles only, 1 bag per person roundtrip. Meet & Greet at hotel on arrival on Day 1, and welcome drink on arrival.

  • Airport Transfers at Destination

    Airport transfer on arrival with meet & greet. Assistance with airport transfer on departure day.

  • Fully Guided

    English speaking driver/guide from Day 2 to Day 13

  • Local Taxes

    Taxes, service and resort fees

  • Meals – Breakfast Only

    Daily American or deluxe continental breakfast

  • Domestic transportation

    Transportation throughout the tour in a modern, air-conditioned minibus.

What's Not Included

  • Tipping and Gratuities

    Tips not included for driver/guide

  • Country Entry Visas

  • Drinks with Meals

  • International Travel

  • Travel insurance, personal expenses

Check out our Q&As

Will I know the names and details of all the accommodation before I depart?

Yes.

What currencies are required for this tour?

USD

What is the tipping policy?

We suggest $4 to $5 per person per day for both the Driver and Guide which is a standard amount in the U.S.

What is the standard of the hotels on this tour?

Comfortable 3* hotels

Are flights included in this tour?

No

    Will passengers from another country be participating in the tour?

    Yes - This tour will be sold to any English-speaking destinations.

    Are vaccinations required for this tour?

    Yes - If you are a non-U.S. citizen who is a non-immigrant (not a U.S. citizen, U.S. national, lawful permanent resident, or travelling to the United States on an immigrant visa), you will need to show proof of being fully vaccinated against COVID-19 before you travel by air to the United States from a foreign country.

    Can you assist with pre or post tour accommodation?

    Yes.

    Are children permitted to take part in the tour?

    Yes - However, there are long travelling days, so we wouldn't recommend young children being on this tour. We would recommend children aged 8yrs+.

    Is there any free time to explore places during the tour?

    Yes, the Tour Guide will ensure there is free time scheduled in the itinerary.

    Are children permitted to take part in the tour?

    Yes - However, there are long travelling days, so we wouldn't recommend any children younger than 8yrs old.

    Are all entrance fees included in the price?

    Yes - All entrance fees are included to all specified National Parks and included attractions.

    What is the maximum group size?

    16 pax

    Is the tour coach air conditioned?

    Yes.

    What is the fitness level required to do this tour?

    Moderate due to the hikes.

    Is there a supplement for solo travellers?

    Yes = This is costed into the single person holiday price.

    Are airport transfers included in this tour?

    Yes - Shared ride airport transfers on arrival and departure.

    Will there be an escort accompanying this tour?

    Yes - There is a driver/guide included throughout the tour from Day 2 to Day 13.

    What happens if a group doesn’t make its minimum required number of passengers?

    The tour will be cancelled if the minimum threshold of 2 persons not reached.

    Is there a limit to luggage that can be brought on the tour?

    Yes - 1 bag per person due to the space in the minibus.

    Are all the relevant entry visa’s included in the price of the tour?

    No.

    Company Instant Book

    Yes - Tour is bookable on a freesale basis up to one month prior to departure.

    Do you require a visa for this holiday?

    Yes.

    Is free Wi-Fi available in the accommodation used?

    We never guarantee free Wi-Fi at any of the hotels.

    Are the local guides on the tour English speaking?

    An English speaking driver/guide is included on the tour.

    What policies are in place for Covid-19?

    The World Travel & Tourism Council worked with governments, health experts and industry associations to establish effective global recovery protocols for each travel industry sector to ensure that people are and feel safe. We are proud to carry the Safe Travels stamp to show that we have adopted these health and hygiene global standardized protocols.

    Who will be my travelling companions on the tour?

    These tours will be sold to any other English-speaking markets.

    How long has the tour company been trading?

    30+yrs

    Will the accommodation included meet local health and safety regulations?

    Yes

    What Ethical Travel credentials does the tour company have?

    None specifically, but we will always encourage our customers to support local companies and people as well as respect the destinations they visit. We are conscious of including visits to lesser-known sights/attractions in order to support the local communities. We have zero tolerance on both animal and child cruelty, which is at the forefront of our minds when creating tour itineraries.

    What happens if I need to change my holiday date once I’ve booked?

    We encourage you to notify us as soon as possible, but any changes can be made up to 45 days prior to departure.

    Do you operate a “single share” option and how does it work?

    No

    Am I contributing to any charity by booking the tour?

    No

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May 12, 2023

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Book with Confidence

  • Free Date Changes

    Go West Tours USA & Canada allows you to make 2 free date changes, as long as the change is made at least 60 days before the start of the tour.

  • Transfer as credit to Future Tours

    Go West Tours USA & Canada allows you to transfer existing payments to a future tour to avoid cancellation fees if you can't travel and inform go west tours usa & canada, 60 days before departure.

  • Low Deposit

    Go West Tours USA & Canada requires a minimum deposit of 25% or the full booking value, whichever is less, with the final balance not due until 45 days before departure.

  • Cancellation Policy

    We don't charge a cancellation fee, here is a summary of go west tours usa & canada charges.

    At 31 days before tour starts: 25% of booking price.

    At 14 days before tour starts: 50% of booking price.

    At 7 days before tour starts: 75% of booking price.

    At 2 days before tour starts: 90% of booking price.

    At 0 days before tour starts: 100% of booking price.

  • USA entry requirements related to COVID-19

    You will find below a summary of the entry requirements related to COVID-19 (updated on May 27, 2022).

    USA:
    -All travellers arriving by air are required to show proof of being fully vaccinated against COVID-19 except children under 18 years of age*
    -All travellers are required to show a negative COVID-19 test result taken no more than 1 day before travel except children under 2 years old
    -If a traveller recently recovered from COVID-19, they may instead travel with documentation of recovery from COVID-19 (i.e., positive COVID-19 viral test result on a sample taken no more than 90 days before the flight’s departure from a foreign country and a letter from a licensed healthcare provider or a public health official stating that they were cleared to travel).

    Exception: COVID-19 testing is not required for entry via a land or ferry port of entry, for example when crossing the Canadian border. Vaccination is still required.

    Additional information: on May 26th, the fee for travellers intending to travel to the USA with an approved ESTA has increased from $14 to $21. In addition, since May 2nd, an ESTA is required to enter the USA by land. Until now, travellers could cross the border by filling out an I-94W form and paying $7 at the border crossing.


Grand Hiking Tour of the West

14 Days Starting in Los Angeles, CA, USA and ending in San Francisco, CA, USA

Visiting:

Los Angeles

,

Olvera Street

,

Hollywood

,

Santa Monica

,

Venice Beach

,

Beverly Hills

,

Joshua Tree National Park

,

Las Vegas

,

Seligman

,

South Rim

,

Grand Canyon Village

,

Desert View Point

,

Oljato-Monument Valley

,

Page

,

Lone Rock Beach

,

Horseshoe Bend

,

Bryce Canyon National Park

,

Zion National Park

,

Death Valley

,

Mammoth Lakes

,

Yosemite National Park

,

San Francisco

,

Muir Beach

,

Sausalito

,

Monterey

,

Carmel-by-the-Sea

,

Santa Maria

,

Santa Barbara

Tour code:

EN-LALA23

Group size:

2 - 16

Age range:

8-70

Tour operated in:

English

Interests:

Recommended For:

From:
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$3999 (USD)

tourhub discount: $199

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"Walk off the beaten path & put down the map, Charleston is a picturesque city with hundreds of quiet little lanes just waiting to be explored."

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"Plan to wear comfortable shoes that have grip & can handle cobblestone streets!"

@thishomeschoolerslife's Top Tips

"Head to Callie's Hot Little Biscuit and grab a sample of the delicious fresh-baked biscuits!"

What do you love most about Charleston?

"A plethora of amazing restaurants provide ample opportunities to sample local favourites, such as unicorn grits, fried green tomatoes or fried okra."

A 'MUST' whilst you're there?

"There are 5 historic plantations in the area to tour. "

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    4 Countries

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    London

  • Dream Destination:

    Paris, France

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  • "Live once Travel Well", is my main motto for life. I love to travel, go on outdoor adventures & family travels/adventures. When I'm not traveling, I'm busy planning my next adventure ☺️

Savannah

United States

What do you love most about Savannah?

"Explore the historic Wormsloe Plantation: drive the gorgeous tree-lined drive, walk nature trails and observe ruins."

What do you love most about Savannah?

"There are over 20 squares, which function like a park located all around the city. They're perfect for resting weary feet & people watching."

@thishomeschoolerslife's Top Tips

"Head to Forsyth fountain and enjoy the shade while you stroll under the tree-lined path."

@thishomeschoolerslife's Top Tips

"Sample amazing local cuisine at Collins Quarter near Forsyth Park."

Must pack items for Savannah

"Sunscreen, sun hat, bug spray, reusable water bottle & comfortable walking shoes."

A 'MUST' whilst you're there?

"Explore the historic Riverfront area, browse the shops & sample a free praline or grab some gelato at Savannah's Candy Kitchen."

Favourite time of year to visit Savannah

"Spring is wonderful because the weather is perfect, warm but not humid."

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  • Influencer
  • Countries Visited:

    4 Countries

  • Favourite Destination:

    London

  • Dream Destination:

    Paris, France

  • About them:
  • "Live once Travel Well", is my main motto for life. I love to travel, go on outdoor adventures & family travels/adventures. When I'm not traveling, I'm busy planning my next adventure ☺️

Valldemossa

Spain

Favourite time of year to visit Valldemossa

"The best time to visit this place is from October - April, whilwhene there are much fewer people and the temperature is so mild. During the summer it can be extremely crowded and hot!"

What do you love most about Valldemossa?

"The little streets with the green plants are so cute and the views are just perfect from every corner!"

A 'MUST' whilst you're there?

"▫️Try the coco de patata ▪️Wander around the pretty streets ▫️Visit the Chopin museum ▪️Visit the Carthusian Monastery ▫️Relax at Jardin Rei Joan Carles garden "

@biankadventures's Top Tips

"You can combine this beautiful village with a visit to Deià, Soller and Fornatlux!"

Must pack items for Valldemossa

"Bring comfortable shoes as you will walk a lot. Also bring water, during the summer bring sunscreen and a hat to avoid the heat! "

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  • Traveller
  • Countries Visited:

    27 Countries

  • Favourite Destination:

    New York

  • Dream Destination:

    Peru

  • About them:
  • I am a huge travel addict who has a regular 9-5 job and outside of this try to explore the world, search for unique places and hidden gems! I hope my tips and photos can be an inspiration for you!

Puerto Varas

Chile

A 'MUST' whilst you're there?

"Puerto Varas is an adventure hotspot in the Chilean Lakes District. Watch for wildlife as you go whitewater rafting on the Petrohue river, hike the national park, or check out nearby waterfalls."

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  • Countries Visited:

    40 Countries

  • Favourite Destination:

    Tanzania

  • Dream Destination:

    Switzerland

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  • Born in Puerto Rico, I am a former journalist who has lived and worked in 9 cities, 5 states, 2 countries, and countless other places while wandering the globe. Currently on a family gap year.

Lo de Marcos

Mexico

A 'MUST' whilst you're there?

"In the centre of town is a vibrant plaza, with a huge mural & sign which are great for photo ops! "

A 'MUST' whilst you're there?

"The river walk provides excellent views of flora & fauna, wildlife, the jungle & Sierra Madre Mountain range in the distance."

Must pack items for Lo de Marcos

"Sunscreen, sunhat, bug spray, reusable water bottle, pesos (most small shops don't have credit card machines), and camera!"

What do you love most about Lo de Marcos?

"Stunning ocean views, glorious sunsets with rich colourful hues, lots of nature to explore & wildlife to observe."

What do you love most about Lo de Marcos?

"LDM is the perfect "quiet & authentic little beach town" paradise that remains unspoiled and as close to a sleepy Mexican beach town as you can get 🇲🇽"

What do you love most about Lo de Marcos?

"LDM is the perfect location for a get away with friends, your family or a quiet getaway with your special someone 💖"

@thishomeschoolerslife's Top Tips

"Look out for surprise visits from whales if you're visiting in late November or early December as they are migrating. You never know when they'll show up! 🐳 there are lots of dolphins in the area as well🐬"

What are the best foods & restaurants in the area?

"Fresh fruit, fish & tacos are all delicious! My favourite restaurants are: Water Man Cafe, Restaurant Olivia (on the beach), Jardin Serejn, Lo de Cafe & Oscars restaurant bar. "

What are the best drinks?

"Best drinks: peach iced tea at Olivia's, piña colada at Jardin Serejn & sangria at Oscar's Restaurant and bar."

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  • Countries Visited:

    4 Countries

  • Favourite Destination:

    London

  • Dream Destination:

    Paris, France

  • About them:
  • "Live once Travel Well", is my main motto for life. I love to travel, go on outdoor adventures & family travels/adventures. When I'm not traveling, I'm busy planning my next adventure ☺️

Sayulita

Mexico

@thishomeschoolerslife's Top Tips

"To snag a pic of "Slap Street" by yourself, plan to come early before shops open or later after closing."

@thishomeschoolerslife's Top Tips

"Visit the "Hippie Market" to hunt for the Iguana tree & check out beautiful locally made souvenirs."

Favourite time of year to visit Sayulita

"Late November or early December, right between the holidays for fewer crowds & perfect weather!"

What do you love most about Sayulita?

"Sayulita is the quintessential beach town along the Riviera Nayarit, it provides the perfect combination of an authentic Mexican beach town with beautiful views, upscale shops, restaurants & the beach."

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  • Influencer
  • Countries Visited:

    4 Countries

  • Favourite Destination:

    London

  • Dream Destination:

    Paris, France

  • About them:
  • "Live once Travel Well", is my main motto for life. I love to travel, go on outdoor adventures & family travels/adventures. When I'm not traveling, I'm busy planning my next adventure ☺️

Albania

What do you love most about Albania?

"The beaches! The Albanian Riviera has some of the best beaches in Europe!"

Where to visit on the coast?

"We recommend having Himare & Ksamil as bases to explore the surrounding beaches and inland towns."

Must pack items for Albania

"Sunscreen.. you'll spend a lot of time on these beautiful beaches!"

A 'MUST' whilst you're there?

"Do not miss the cute inland town of Gjirokaster! A must when visiting the region!"

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  • Travel Blogger
  • Countries Visited:

    38 Countries

  • Favourite Destination:

    Polignano A Mare

  • Dream Destination:

    Malta

  • About them:
  • 2 Cups of Travel is a travel and adventure blog curated by Ky and Tess, Australian-based travel enthusiasts. We both love exploring smaller towns, hidden gems and underrated finds!