Best of the West

Best of the West

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14 Days

Best of the West

Start: United Kingdom

Finish: United Kingdom

Visiting:

Los Angeles

,

San Diego

,

Prescott

,

Flagstaff

,

Grand Canyon National Park

,

Las Vegas

,

Mojave Desert

,

Fresno

,

Yosemite National Park

,

San Francisco

,

United Kingdom

,

Yosemite

,

Grand Canyon

,

Scottsdale

,

Arizona

,

Golden Gate Park

Tour operator:

Travelsphere

Duration:

13 Nights

Physical rating:

Low, Classic Touring

Special diets catered:

Vegetarians, Vegans, Please make us aware of any specific dietary requests

Trip Styles:

Activities:

Tour code:

USA

Group size:

15 - 35

Age range:

18-99

Tour operated in:

English

This tour is no longer available

Tour Overview

Hollywood, the Grand Canyon, Las Vegas, Yosemite National Park and San Francisco, this tour visits some of America's best-known places! In LA, we'll walk along star studded pavements, before heading through the desert to Arizona. We'll continue to the Grand Canyon, a must-see site, which you could opt to take a helicopter flight over. We'll then travel along the legendary Route 66 to the bright lights of Las Vegas, which looks like a mirage in the desert as the lights begin to appear as you draw closer. Taking in the spectacular natural beauty of Yosemite National Park is next, where you'll have time to explore. Finally, we'll travel across the Golden Gate Bridge and visit the coastal city of San Francisco. 

Highlights

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    Los Angeles tour including Hollywood

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    Tour of San Diego

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    The iconic Grand Canyon

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    Drive along a part of Route 66

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    View the mighty Hoover Dam

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    Stay on the Las Vegas strip

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    Explore Yosemite National Park

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    Cross the Golden Gate Bridge and tour San Francisco

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    Enjoy clam chowder in San Francisco

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    Discover Pier 39 in San Francisco with dinner

Places You'll See

Red Rocks at Sedona

Grand Canyon

Mojave Desert

Fishermans Wharf, San Francisco

Itinerary

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icon Day 1 : UK - Los Angeles

Location:

  Los Angeles


Accommodation:

  Hotel


Accommodation Name:

  Hilton Garden Inn Burbank Downtown


Meals Included:

  No Meals


Make you own way to the airport or be collected by our Private Chauffeur (if you've pre-booked) for your flight to Los Angeles today. On arrival, we'll transfer you to your hotel, where a two-night stay gives you plenty of time to explore.

icon Day 2 : Los Angeles

Location:

  Los Angeles


Accommodation:

  Hotel


Accommodation Name:

  Hilton Garden Inn Burbank Downtown


Meals Included:

  Breakfast


You're going to experience the excitement and glamour of LA this morning on your included tour. Highlights include Hollywood and Grauman's Chinese Theatre, where you'll see celebrity handprints, footprints and autographs etched into the concrete. There's time to explore at your own pace this afternoon. However, if you'd like to discover more, you can take an optional drive on the famous Route 66 to Santa Monica.​

icon Day 3 : San Diego

Location:

  San Diego


Accommodation:

  Hotel


Accommodation Name:

  Fairfield Inn & Suites by Marriott San Diego Old Town


Meals Included:

  Breakfast


You can discover LA your own way this morning as you explore at your own pace. If you have always dreamed of visiting Universal Studios, that's where our optional excursion is headed. This thrilling theme park is packed with movie memorabilia, big rides and exciting attractions. This afternoon, we're off to our next base, the seaport of San Diego.

icon Day 4 : San Diego

Location:

  San Diego


Accommodation:

  Hotel


Accommodation Name:

  Fairfield Inn & Suites by Marriott San Diego Old Town


Meals Included:

  No Meals


You can soak up the sights of this Spanish-influenced city on an included morning tour. Then the rest of the day is all yours to see more as you wish. You might be tempted to join an optional boat trip around San Diego Bay, visiting Old San Diego. Another possibility is perhaps visiting the city's famous zoo.

icon Day 5 : Prescott

Location:

  Prescott


Accommodation:

  Hotel


Accommodation Name:

  Springhill Suites Prescott


Meals Included:

  Lunch


Today we're heading to Prescott, known as the 'Valley of the Sun', on a drive which takes us through the spectacular desert into the state of Arizona. If you're after a traditional western experience, our optional dinner here this evening is a must.

icon Day 6 : Flagstaff

Location:

  Flagstaff


Accommodation:

  Hotel


Accommodation Name:

  Doubletree by Hilton Flagstaff


Meals Included:

  Breakfast


We take to the road again today, driving into Northern Arizona. We'll make a stop at the township of Sedona, known for its vibrant arts community. You can explore at leisure or you might choose to join an optional Jeep ride into the surrounding rock formations, they really are stunning. Our final destination today is the former Wild West town of Flagstaff.​

icon Day 7 : Grand Canyon National Park

Location:

  Grand Canyon National Park


Accommodation:

  Hotel


Accommodation Name:

  Doubletree by Hilton Flagstaff


Meals Included:

  Breakfast


This is the day that you visit one of the world's most iconic natural wonders, the Grand Canyon, which is a must-see on any traveller's list. For a truly unforgettable experience, why not choose to view this spectacular 14-mile-wide gorge from the air on an optional flight. However you choose to view this vast panorama, you will not be disappointed.

icon Day 8 : Las Vegas

Location:

  Las Vegas


Accommodation:

  Hotel


Accommodation Name:

  Bally's Hotel & Casino


Meals Included:

  Breakfast


You're going to travel on the legendary Route 66 today, westwards to Las Vegas. On the way we're going to pass the mighty Hoover Dam, a feat of 20th century construction. If you want to be dazzled, join an optional Las Vegas by night tour to take in the lights and sights of this spectacular desert city.

icon Day 9 : Las Vegas

Location:

  Las Vegas


Accommodation:

  Hotel


Accommodation Name:

  Bally's Hotel & Casino


Meals Included:

  No Meals


Las Vegas is all yours to discover today, so off you go on a stroll down the famous Strip. As you dip into the themed hotels lining it, you'll find a host of attractions. There are casinos, of course, shopping malls, aquariums, and you can even take a gondola ride on Vegas' very own 'Grand Canal'!​ Tonight, why not join our optional excursion to see a spectacular show by the famous Cirque du Soleil theatrical group, with dinner included.

icon Day 10 : Mojave Desert - Fresno

Location:

  Mojave Desert, Fresno


Accommodation:

  Hotel


Accommodation Name:

  Holiday Inn Express & Suites Fresno South


Meals Included:

  No Meals


On today's journey back to the Golden State we'll drive through the Mojave desert, thedriest in North America. We'll continue through California's fertile Central Valley filledwith orchards, vineyards and farms.

icon Day 11 : Yosemite National Park

Location:

  Yosemite National Park, San Francisco


Accommodation:

  Hotel


Accommodation Name:

  Hilton Parc 55


Meals Included:

  Breakfast


Travelling north, today you're going to visit the vast Yosemite National Park. With its abundance of waterfalls, lakes and dramatic mountain peaks it's a wonderful place to explore. We'll stop for lunch in the park before travelling on to San Francisco.

icon Day 12 : San Francisco

Location:

  San Francisco


Accommodation:

  Hotel


Accommodation Name:

  Hilton Parc 55


Meals Included:

  Dinner



Your morning tour of San Francisco begins as you cross the iconic Golden Gate Bridge. You'll then take in wonderful views from the city's Twin Peaks and visit landmarks including Golden Gate Park and Chinatown.
In the afternoon you can set your own pace. If you want to shop, there's a branch of Macy's that's a whole block in size, and the famous cable cars are a great way to get around. San Francisco Bay is at your feet too, so a cruise is another great option.
San Francisco offers a sparkling and cosmopolitan nightlife, and this evening we come together to enjoy a three course dinner at one of the restaurants located on Pier 39.

icon Day 13 : San Francisco - UK

Location:

  San Francisco


Accommodation:

  Overnight Flight


Meals Included:

  No Meals


Today we'll transfer you to the airport for your flight back to the UK.​

icon Day 14 : UK

Location:

  United Kingdom


Meals Included:

  No Meals


Today you arrive back in the UK. Upon arrival, either make your own way home or your Travelsphere Private Chauffeur Service will be waiting for the journey home (if you've pre-booked).

What's Included

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    Accommodation

    Good quality hotels

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    Private Chauffeur Service, Free Airport Parking or £100 reduction if you make your own arrangements

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    Return flights from London

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    12 nights in great quality hotels plus 1 night in flight

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    6 breakfasts, 1 dinner

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    Travelsphere Tour Manager and Local Guide

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    Welcome drink

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    Overseas transfers and other transportation

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    Porterage

Optional Excursions

  • The beachfront city of Santa Monica
  • Universal Studios
  • San Diego Bay cruise
  • Dinner at Rustler's Rooste steakhouse
  • Jeep ride through Red Rock canyons
  • A flight over the Grand Canyon
  • Las Vegas by night tour
  • San Francisco cruise around the bay
  • San Francisco at night including dinner
  • Pre-bookable excursions: Universal Studios, Rustler's Rooste and Las Vegas by night can be pre-booked as a package.

Excursions Included

  • Los Angeles tour including Hollywood
  • Tour of San Diego
  • The iconic Grand Canyon
  • Drive along a part of Route 66
  • Stay on the Las Vegas strip
  • View the mighty Hoover Dam
  • Explore Yosemite National Park
  • Cross the Golden Gate Bridge and tour San Francisco
  • Stay in Fisherman's Wharf, San Francisco
  • Enjoy clam chowder in San Francisco
  • Discover Pier 39 in San Francisco

Accommodation

    • Hilton Garden Inn Burbank Downtown
    • This hotel has a lot to offer to its guests, relaxed rooms feature en-suite facilities, free Wi-Fi and flat-screen TVs. Additional facilities include microwaves, minifridges and coffee-making facilities. Amongst other hotel facilities guests can find a restaurant, a gym and an outdoor swimming pool surrounded by a sundeck with loungers.
    • Hilton San Diego Mission Valley
    • Situated in the centre of San Diego and within reach of popular attractions. Hotel facilities include outdoor heated pool, fitness centre, Polanco Kitchen & bar, gift shop and complimentary Wi-Fi. Bedrooms have private facilities.
    • Springhill Suites Prescott
    • Modern rooms feature free Wi-Fi and flat-screen TVs with premium cable channels. There is also a tea/coffee-making facilities, a microwave and a minifridge located in each room. Other hotel facilities include an indoor swimming pool, a hot tub and a fitness centre.
    • Doubletree by Hilton Flagstaff
    • The Doubletree by Hilton Flagstaff boasts a lovely location near downtown Flagstaff. <br><br> Hotel facilities include a restaurant, lounge/bar, outdoor swimming pool and fitness centre. Bedrooms have private facilities, TV, air-conditioning, iron and coffee-maker.
    • Harrah's Las Vegas
    • Harrah’s Las Vegas Hotel & Casino is situated at the heart of the Las Vegas strip. <br><br> With a range of different restaurants to choose from you’ll be spoilt for choice at this hotel. From a Steak house, to a Bar and Grill, and even an Oyster Bar. The hotel also has a Starbucks. <br><br> Why not enjoy a drink at the hotel bar if you want to unwind after exploring all day, the hotel bars have a choice of beers and cocktails for you to choose from. Or enjoy a poolside cocktail while you enjoy the warmer climates by the outdoor swimming pool if you choose to opt for some relaxation during your time here. <br><br> All hotel rooms are furnished with a mini-bar and a TV. <br><br> Other hotel facilities include: • Shops • Salon, located at the spa • Ben & Jerrys ice-cream parlour • Casino • Fitness centre with gym • Hotel bars
    • Holiday Inn Selma - Swancourt
    • The Swan Court Holiday Inn Hotel is situated in Selma. <br><br> Hotel facilities include a restaurant and a lounge. Bedrooms have private facilities, air-conditioning, hairdryer, complimentary Wi-Fi, tea/coffee-making facilities and a TV.
    • Hotel Zephyr
    • Hotel Zephyr is positioned in San Francisco's premier shopping, dining, and entertainment district; Fisherman's Wharf. Staying at the Hotel Zephyr makes it easy for you to explore the very best attractions of the San Francisco Bay Area. The hotel is one city block in size and is set between Beach Street and Jefferson Street on East-West Streets and between Mason and Powell Streets North-South. Guests can walk across the street to explore the world-famous Pier 39 to see the historic Alcatraz Island and the Golden Gate Bridge in one seamless panoramic view. Or walk two blocks to catch a quick cable car ride to Union Square, North Beach, or Chinatown.

Check out our Q&As

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

Yes

Are flights included in this tour?

Yes

Are vaccinations required for this tour?

Requirements do change, and you must check the up to date position in good time before departure so that you have the correct documentation and are adequately vaccinated. Information on health is available from your GP surgery and from the National Travel Health Network and Centre www.travelhealthpro.org.uk

Are airport transfers included in this tour?

Yes

Are the local guides on the tour English speaking?

Yes

    Are children permitted to take part in the tour?

    No. Min age is 18 years.

    What policies are in place for Covid-19?

    Travelsphere’s Flexibility Promise has been created to give you complete peace of mind and make you feel confident when booking your holiday with us. We have also been awarded the WTTC safe travels stamp which recognises businesses and destinations worldwide that have adopted a new set of global protocols to support the return of 'Safe Travel' around the world.

    How long has the tour company been trading?

    Travelsphere has been operating escorted touring holidays for 60 years

    What Ethical Travel credentials does the tour company have?

    At Travelsphere, we are committed to operating our business operations responsibly, with integrity and always act ethically in all our business dealings and relationships. We are committed to implementing and enforcing effective systems and controls to ensure slavery and human trafficking does not take place in our own business or in any of our supply chains

    What documents will I receive before I travel?

    You will receive Holiday conformation upon booking, and then several documents detailing any adddiotnal information and the optional excursions that you can book before you travel. The final information covering your flights, hotels and itinerary will be sent to you around 14 days before your departure date.

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

    No, we do not offer single share options

    Can I join the tour once it has departed?

    No, Im afraid not

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

    If we can accomadate a change in date - we will always do our best to help you. Just pick up the phone and ask one of our friendly advisors - and make sure you have your booking number to hand.

    Am I contributing to any charity by booking the tour?

    Our Travelsphere Cares programmes, in partnership with the Planeterra Foundation, support local projects and social enterprises by helping them earn an income from tourism. We simply donate a portion of the funds from our tours, so it’s great to know that when you travel with us you are helping to change lives and turn travel into real impact.

    Who will be my travelling companions on the tour?

    Like minded travellers

    Will the accommodation included meet local health and safety regulations?

    All of our accommodation providers will be working to the very highest standards of hygiene – you already always enjoy a private room of your own on all of our trips, all of our partners will be guided by local government operational standards of hygiene and the new protocols we have issued to them.

Best of the West

Start: United Kingdom

Finish: United Kingdom

Visiting:

Los Angeles

,

San Diego

,

Prescott

,

Flagstaff

,

Grand Canyon National Park

,

Las Vegas

,

Mojave Desert

,

Fresno

,

Yosemite National Park

,

San Francisco

,

United Kingdom

,

Yosemite

,

Grand Canyon

,

Scottsdale

,

Arizona

,

Golden Gate Park

Tour operator:

Travelsphere

Duration:

13 Nights

Physical rating:

Low, Classic Touring

Special diets catered:

Vegetarians, Vegans, Please make us aware of any specific dietary requests

Trip Styles:

Activities:

Tour code:

USA

Group size:

15 - 35

Age range:

18-99

Tour operated in:

English

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    At 74 days before tour starts: 50% of tour cost.

    At 14 days before tour starts: 100% of tour cost.

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