Sin, Surf & Sierras – Las Vegas To La

Visit operator website

Run by: G Adventures

Reference number: NUVA

From: £794.25

For the traveller who wants it all, this desert-to-coast journey delivers in spades. Throw caution to the wind in Las Vegas, then cleanse those chakras with pristine national park hiking. You’ll drive the legendary Pacific Coast Highway for views that are postcard-perfect and finish in Los Angeles for a final burst of movie star glamour. A private vehicle and participation camping offer affordability and flexibility while letting you get to know your fellow travellers, making this a road trip to remember.

Day 1 Las Vegas

Arrive at any time.

Day 2 Las Vegas/Sierra Nevadas (1L, 1D)

Visit a land of extremes in Death Valley National Park, one of the country’s most rugged landscapes; the hottest and driest spot on earth and home to the lowest point in North America. Pass mountains, valleys, badlands, salt flats, dunes, as we drive through the spectacular landscape of this region.

Stop at Zabriskie Point and hike the short distance to the vista, one of the most photographed spots in the park. Take in the views of diverse geological features as far as the eye can see. Next, descend into Badwater Basin, that sits 282 feet below sea level. Continue past Mesquite Flat Sand Dunes en route to Panamint Valley before ending the day surrounded by the peaks of the Sierra Nevadas.

Day 3 Sierra Nevadas/Yosemite National Park (1B, 1L, 1D)

Morning trip to Mono Lake; walk among the tufa towers (seasonal). Discover Yosemite’s peaks, granite domes and giant sequoias. Marvel at majestic waterfalls, lakes and meadows. Keep and eye out for glacial erratics, rock climbers and the diverse wildlife, including black bears, within the park.

Day 4 Yosemite National Park (1B, 1L, 1D)

Full day to explore Yosemite NP. Use free time to explore Yosemite by foot, bike or shuttle. Hike the many trails Yosemite has to offer and be inspired by this stunning landscape. Opt to rent a bike and cycle in Yosemite Valley.

Carved by glaciers, Yosemite National Park became the first protected state park in the US in 1864. It took until 1890 to gain National Park status, with the work of John Muir. Spend the day hiking amongst Giant Sequoias, granite cliffs, and rushing waterfalls and understand why around 4 million people come to the park each year.

Day 5 Yosemite National Park/San Francisco (1B, 1L)

Cross over the Bay Bridge to arrive on the peninsula of one of the most iconic cities in the world: San Francisco. Stop on Treasure Island to catch a glimpse of the Golden Gate Bridge, Alcatraz and San Francisco’s skyline. Your CEO will point out some popular sites during the drive into town. On arrival, opt to ride a cable car over the steep hills, explore by bicycle or pre book a sailing trip in the setting sun.

Day 6 San Francisco

Enjoy a free day to explore San Francisco.

Day 7 Santa Cruz/Morro Bay (1D)

Visit Santa Cruz and go for a stroll along the boardwalk. Marvel at the beautiful coastline and mountain ranges of Big Sur along the Pacific coast. Stop to view elephant seals at Piedras Blancas Elephant Seal Rookery before catching the sunset on Morro Bay. Crashing waves, rolling fog, and sheer rocky cliffs will make this journey down California’s coastal Highway 1 an unforgettable experience.

Day 8 Morro Bay/Los Angeles (1B)

Travel along the stunning Pacific coast to the City of Angels. Pass by Santa Barbara as we make our way to Santa Monica. Your CEO will point out a few famous neighborhoods and landmarks on the drive into the City of Angels. Trip ends upon arrival to Los Angeles.

Departures

Departure Date Return Date Availability Price
06/07/2019 13/07/2019 11 £794.25
12/07/2019 19/07/2019 0 £1059.00
20/07/2019 27/07/2019 6 £1099.00
26/07/2019 02/08/2019 2 £1099.00
03/08/2019 10/08/2019 8 £824.25
07/08/2019 14/08/2019 3 £1099.00
17/08/2019 24/08/2019 0 £824.25
23/08/2019 30/08/2019 5 £1099.00
31/08/2019 07/09/2019 8 £1099.00
06/09/2019 13/09/2019 1 £1099.00
14/09/2019 21/09/2019 5 £1059.00
21/09/2019 28/09/2019 5 £1059.00
11/04/2020 18/04/2020 14 £999.00
18/04/2020 25/04/2020 22 £999.00
25/04/2020 02/05/2020 22 £999.00
02/05/2020 09/05/2020 22 £999.00
08/05/2020 15/05/2020 21 £999.00
16/05/2020 23/05/2020 22 £1059.00
23/05/2020 30/05/2020 20 £1059.00
30/05/2020 06/06/2020 22 £1059.00
06/06/2020 13/06/2020 22 £1059.00
13/06/2020 20/06/2020 22 £1059.00
19/06/2020 26/06/2020 22 £1059.00
20/06/2020 27/06/2020 22 £1059.00
27/06/2020 04/07/2020 22 £1059.00
04/07/2020 11/07/2020 22 £1059.00
11/07/2020 18/07/2020 22 £1059.00
18/07/2020 25/07/2020 22 £1099.00
25/07/2020 01/08/2020 22 £1099.00
31/07/2020 07/08/2020 22 £1099.00
01/08/2020 08/08/2020 22 £1099.00
08/08/2020 15/08/2020 22 £1099.00
15/08/2020 22/08/2020 22 £1099.00
22/08/2020 29/08/2020 22 £1099.00
29/08/2020 05/09/2020 22 £1099.00
05/09/2020 12/09/2020 22 £1099.00
12/09/2020 19/09/2020 22 £1059.00
19/09/2020 26/09/2020 22 £1059.00
26/09/2020 03/10/2020 22 £1059.00
03/10/2020 10/10/2020 0 £999.00

** If you see this next to a price, a specific price in your currency has not been provided, this is an estimated-only price based on a currency conversion, the price you pay may be different to that shown

Get inspiration every week into your inbox!

Sign up to our weekly Trip Finder email and get a selection of the best trips to feed your Wanderlust

Follow Team Wanderlust