Canyons to California 8-day tour

Canyons to California 8-day tour

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Canyons to California 8-day tour

8 Days Starting in Las Vegas, NV, USA and ending in Los Angeles, CA, USA

Visiting: Las Vegas, Grand Canyon National Park, Santa Monica, Los Angeles

Tour operator:

The Coyote Trip

Tour code:

0

Recommended For:

18-30 somethings, Singles

Guide Type:

Fully Guided

Group size:

4 - 16

Physical rating:

Medium

Age range:

18-55

Special diets catered:

Vegetarians

Tour operated in:
English
Trip Styles:

Adventure Tours, Budget

From:
$1908
$1632 (USD) Operator discount: -$191 The Big ADVENTURE Sale: -$86 -14%

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Tour Overview

Get ready for an epic adventure packed with diverse experiences on this incredible tour of the USA. From the glitz and glamour of Las Vegas to the rugged beauty of the Grand Canyon and the magic of Los Angeles, this expertly crafted journey has it all. Experience the vibrant energy of Las Vegas, with its bright lights and endless entertainment options. Marvel at the engineering marvel that is the Hoover Dam and drive along the historic Route 66, where you'll stop off in Seligman. Explore the awe-inspiring Grand Canyon with a full day out in the wild, where you can hike at your own pace and marvel at the stunning panoramas. You can even try your hand at axe throwing or learn about America's complex relationship with guns at a shooting range. Finally, discover the cool city vibes of Los Angeles, with its famous landmarks and stunning beaches. Take a volleyball lesson on the beach, indulge in a classic California burger, and explore the famous Hollywood sign. This tour is perfect for thrill-seekers looking for an adventure of a lifetime. Get ready for a journey that will take you from canyons to the coast, leaving you with unforgettable memories.

Highlights

  • Viva Las Vegas tour

  • Visit the Hoover Dam

  • Visit Seligman, birthplace of Route 66 and the inspiration for Cars by Disney-Pixar

  • Free day for hiking at Grand Canyon National Park

  • Arcade challenge at the Santa Monica Pier

  • Hike to the Griffith Observatory enjoying views of the iconic Hollywood Sign

Places You'll See

Grand Canyon

Las Vegas Sign

The Strip

Hollywood Sign

Itinerary

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Day 1 : Arrival Day
Location: Las Vegas
Accommodation: Hotel
Accommodation Name: Las Vegas Luxor Hotel
Meals Included: Dinner

Welcome to the USA, marking the beginning of your incredible Canyons to California group tour! To kick off your adventure, indulge in a leisurely morning in vibrant Vegas. Later, gather with your Adventure Leader and fellow explorers at the entrance to Luxor Hotel's Aurora Bar. Here, anticipate an informative trip briefing that unveils the exciting adventures ahead and imparts essential tips on navigating America safely.

Following the briefing, immerse yourself in the dynamic energy of the famous Strip! Absorb the captivating hustle, bustle, and brilliant lights of Vegas, and savour dinner at the iconic Café Hollywood, a timeless diner with classic allure. Don't miss the opportunity to witness the mesmerizing Bellagio Water Show as you stroll through the city.

For those eager to extend the night, let us guide you to some of the city's best nightlife spots. Rest assured, tomorrow brings a relaxed start, allowing you to fully relish the entertainment and allure of Las Vegas. Secure your spot now for an exhilarating commencement to the Canyons to California tour!

Day 2 : Las Vegas
Location: Las Vegas
Accommodation: Hotel
Accommodation Name: Las Vegas Luxor Hotel
Meals Included: Dinner

Indulge in a leisurely morning, either basking by the Luxor's pool or exploring the allure of Caesar's Palace and the Venetian. However, make sure to regroup in the early afternoon, as we guide you through the Viva Las Vegas tour! Prepare to witness the city's most iconic landmarks, including the famous Vegas sign, the vibrant Arts district, and the lively Circus Circus.

As the day transitions into evening, relish a delightful dinner experience at Dona Maria's. Here, savor the flavors of home-style tamales, fajitas, and expertly crafted margaritas. Following dinner, immerse yourself in the glittering entertainment scene of Las Vegas by opting for one of the city's legendary shows. From mesmerizing magic performances to awe-inspiring Cirque du Soleil spectacles, the options are boundless.

Seize the opportunity to make the most of your Las Vegas evening, creating memories that will linger long after the curtains fall. Reserve your spot now for an enchanting day and night on the Viva Las Vegas tour!

Day 3 : Las Vegas
Location: Las Vegas
Accommodation: Lodge, Lodge
Meals Included: Lunch, Dinner

Embark on the next leg of your West Coast Adventure this morning, with a journey that promises iconic locations and breath-taking vistas. Before we hit the road, stock up on provisions for the day at Trader Joe's – ensuring you're ready for the adventure ahead!

Our first stop is the awe-inspiring Hoover Dam. Take a brisk hike to the Mike O'Callaghan-Pat Tillman Memorial Bridge and delve into the engineering marvels that surround you. Following this, enjoy a leisurely lunch at Locomotive Park in the picturesque Kingman, Arizona, savouring the flavours of your Trader Joe's haul.

Our journey continues to the rustic charm of Seligman, the birthplace of Route 66 and the muse for Pixar's Cars. Explore this iconic town, capture snapshots of its unique charm, and then hop back on the bus bound for Williams, Arizona. Your destination? An incredible glamping site, where you'll check into a cosy cabin before savouring dinner at the Cruiser's Route 66 Café.

Embrace the allure of the open road and the charm of historic Route 66 on this leg of your West Coast Adventure. Reserve your spot now for a day filled with exploration, nostalgia, and the comfort of a cosy cabin in the heart of Williams, Arizona!

Day 4 : Grand Canyon
Location: Grand Canyon National Park
Accommodation: Lodge, LodgeLodgeLodge
Meals Included: No Meals

Embark on an extraordinary morning journey to one of the world's most remarkable sites – the Grand Canyon! Today is yours to explore and savour the wonders of one of the world's seven natural marvels. For an unforgettable experience, consider following the Rim Trail, offering breath-taking views and ample opportunities for hiking and sightseeing.

As the day transitions into evening, reconvene at the Hopi House to witness the breath-taking sunset, a spectacle that paints the canyon in hues of gold and crimson. Stay a while, and as the stars emerge in the night sky, we'll return to the campsite for a cosy gathering around the fire. What better way to cap off the day than indulging in the classic delight of s'mores, creating memories under the Grand Canyon's starlit canvas!

Reserve your spot now for a day filled with awe-inspiring exploration, natural wonders, and the warmth of camaraderie around the campfire. This promises to be a chapter of your West Coast Adventure that you'll cherish forever!

Day 5 : Williams & Las Vegas
Location: Las Vegas, Las Vegas
Accommodation: Hostel
Meals Included: Breakfast

Get ready for an adventurous morning as we journey back to Vegas via Williams! But before settling into the bus, seize the chance to try your hand at an unmissable activity – axe throwing! If axes aren't your preferred choice, opt for a unique experience by delving into America's complex history with firearms at a local shooting range.

Post-adventure, indulge in a leisurely afternoon of shopping, lunch, and meandering through the cowboy-esque charm of Williams. Take in the distinctive atmosphere before we hop back on the bus for our transfer back to Vegas in the mid/late-afternoon.

Upon returning to Vegas, the evening is yours to explore the city at your leisure. Consider a visit to the MOB Museum for a fascinating dive into organized crime history, or perhaps head to the Star Wars-themed Millennium Fandom Bar for a cosmic experience. The choice is yours in the city that never sleeps!

Secure your spot now for a day filled with thrilling activities, a touch of the Old West, and the freedom to explore Vegas as you wish. This promises to be a memorable chapter in your West Coast Adventure!

Day 6 : Los Angeles
Location: Santa Monica
Accommodation: Hostel
Meals Included: No Meals

Embark on the next leg of your West Coast Adventure as we journey to Los Angeles! Our destination: Santa Monica, where we'll arrive in the early afternoon, granting you the freedom to explore the sights and shops of the vibrant 3rd Street Promenade at your own pace.

As the day transforms into evening, consider joining your fellow travelers for a delectable meal at Trejo's Tacos, a culinary delight curated for an authentic taste of LA. Following dinner, prepare for our next unmissable activity – a captivating stroll along the beach at sunset, immersing you in the magical coastal ambiance.

The excitement doesn't end there! Brace yourself for an arcade challenge along the iconic Santa Monica Pier, where laughter and competition come together against the backdrop of the Pacific Ocean. Reserve your spot now for a day filled with exploration, culinary delights, and the thrill of the Santa Monica Pier arcade challenge. This promises to be a chapter in your West Coast Adventure that you won't want to miss!

Day 7 : Los Angeles
Location: Santa Monica
Accommodation: Hostel
Meals Included: Lunch

Embark on an exciting morning adventure as you take the metro to the iconic Sunset Boulevard, where daylight stargazing awaits you at the Hollywood Walk of Fame! After this star-studded experience, treat your taste buds to the flavours of California with a visit to the legendary In-N-Out Burger. Following lunch, immerse yourself in the surrounding area during some free time – perhaps explore the Hollywood Film Museum for a deeper dive into cinematic history.

Come mid-afternoon, regroup for your next unmissable activity – a captivating hike from Griffith Park to the iconic Griffith Observatory! Traverse the scenic path with breath-taking views of the iconic Hollywood sign, reaching the observatory just in time to witness the sun setting over the City of Angels. Explore the Observatory's wonders, adding a touch of magic to your evening.

Reserve your spot now for a day filled with star-studded sidewalks, delectable bites, and a mesmerizing hike culminating in a sunset spectacle at the Griffith Observatory. This promises to be a chapter in your West Coast Adventure that immerses you in the glamour and allure of Hollywood!

Day 8 : Departure Day
Location: Los Angeles
Meals Included: No Meals

The last day of your Canyons to California group tour is a free day, offering you the perfect opportunity to explore one of LA's most iconic spots.

For those eager to make the most of their time in LA, consider indulging in the magic of Disneyland or the thrills of Universal Studios with a day pass.

If you choose to stay in Santa Monica, immerse yourself in the laid-back vibes of Venice Beach, try inline skating along the bustling boardwalk, or embark on a tour of the legendary Paramount Studios.

For those with a desire to give back to the local community, spend the day volunteering with Heal the Bay, contributing to the preservation and cleanup of California's stunning coastline.

As the day winds down, bid a fond farewell to your fellow Coyotes, cherishing the memories created during your incredible journey. Reserve your spot now for a final day of exploration, adventure, and reflection as your Canyons to California group tour concludes.

What's Included

  • Accommodation

    Multi-share dorm rooms (unless an upgrade has been prebooked)

  • Fully Guided

    English speaking local guide

  • Meals

    1 breakfast (Day 5), 2 lunches (On Day 3 and 7) and 3 dinners (On day 1, 2 and 3)

  • Transport

    Local transportation

What's Not Included

  • Airport Transfers at Destination

    Detailed information will be provided prior to departure

  • Insurance

    Travel insurance is not included but is mandatory on all trips

  • International Travel

    No flights are included

Check out our Q&As

  • Is free Wi-Fi available in the accommodation used?

    Yes.

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

    Yes, more details will be provided pre-departure.

  • What is the tipping policy?

    Tipping is as American as apple pie and if you eat out you’ll be expected to tip and this will often be automatically added onto your bill.

  • Are children permitted to take part in the tour?

    No, this is a backpacking tour for young adults.

  • Are the local guides on the tour English speaking?

    Yes, they are locals who speak fluent English and have guided our trips with experience.

  • Is there a supplement for solo travellers?

    No, this tour is designed for solo travelers. You can choose to pay extra to upgrade to a single room. The upgraded option includes a private room for your comfort and convenience. While we strive to provide private bathrooms in all locations, we cannot guarantee this at every stop.

  • Will passengers from another country be participating in the tour?

    Yes, travelers from all over the world join our adventure tours.

  • Are vaccinations required for this tour?

    No.

  • Are airport transfers included in this tour?

    No, but details will be provided before tour starts.

  • Can you assist with pre or post tour accommodation?

    Yes, these can be booked on request (with extra charge).

  • What is the fitness level required to do this tour?

    Low

  • Company Instant Book

    Yes, if you book at least 60 days before

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

    No, these have to be arranged individually.

  • Are all entrance fees included in the price?

    All entrance fees for included activities are included in the tour price.

  • Are flights included in this tour?

    You will need to book your own international flights to and from the tour.

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

    We recommend to have one small luggage for our tour.

  • Do you require a visa for this holiday?

    No- you just need to apply for an ESTA to get into the U.S. This is easy to get and can be applied for online and you can apply here Do make sure to apply in plenty of time for this- it usually takes less than a week and is available for UK citizens, Europeans and many other nationalities.

  • What is the maximum group size?

    16 people

  • What currencies are required for this tour?

    USD

  • Who should I contact in the event of an emergency on tour?

    Whilst in the USA or Canada, you can use +1 202 771 2944 to contact The Coyote Trip

  • What are the ages & nationalities of people booked on the trips?

    Each trip will have a different demographic, but in general we have groups of between 10-15 people, and our travellers come from all over the world. We have Brits, Aussies, Germans, South Africans, Dutch, Kiwis and a whole lot more! The average group age tends to be the mid-20s.

  • Who will be my travelling companions on the tour?

    Our trips are most suitable for travellers aged 18 to 35. However, we do occasionally make exceptions outside of this on an individual basis.

  • Will the accommodation included meet local health and safety regulations?

    We have robust safety management, which has been developed over many years of taking young people on our trips.

  • Is The Coyote Trip an inclusive operator?

    Yes! We welcome travellers of any nationality, ethnicity, religion, political affiliation, gender and sexual orientation and are an inclusive operator. We are an LGBTQ-friendly travel operator.

Reviews from Travellers on this Tour

Trusted Customer  

Well balanced tour

13-Oct-2022

The whole trip was amazing, we saw so many things and learned so much about the US history! It was the perfect combination of culture and fun. Would recommend it to anyone!!

Zoe  

Life changing adventure

09-Jun-2022

I would 100% recommend using this company again. The new America tours are just starting out, so there were a few hiccups but was easily resolved and wasn’t always the company’s fault.

Trusted Customer  

Fantastic

09-Nov-2022

The trip itself was fantastic, loved every place I went to and would recommend to a friend.

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  • Free Date Changes

    The Coyote Trip allows you to make 1 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

    The Coyote Trip allows you to transfer existing payments to a future tour to avoid cancellation fees if you can't travel and inform the coyote trip, 60 days before departure.

  • Low Deposit

    The Coyote Trip requires a minimum deposit of 10% or the full booking value, whichever is less, with the final balance not due until 70 days before departure.

  • Cancellation Policy

    We don't charge a cancellation fee, here is a summary of the coyote trip charges.

    Up to 60 days before tour starts: Forfeit 100% of deposit.

    At 59 days before tour starts: Forfeit 100% of booking price.

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