Western Express Northbound

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Run by: G Adventures

Reference number: NUPN

From: £944.25

From Joshua trees and the Grand Canyon to roadside burger joints and the cosmopolitan streets of San Francisco, this region is loaded with the intriguing and the incredible. Best of all, this Los Angeles to San Francisco itinerary is structured so that those short on time can experience the region’s best. At any of the sights you’ll get great pictures and a greater appreciation of what you’re seeing. Best of all, national park entrances are included, so you can explore Yosemite and still try your luck in Las Vegas.

Day 1 Los Angeles

Arrive at any time.

Day 2 Los Angeles/Lake Havasu City

Look for celebs while heading out of town. Hike among the boulders and famous Joshua trees in Joshua Tree National Park, then end the day next to the crystal-clear waters of the Colorado River at Lake Havasu.

Day 3 Lake Havasu City/Grand Canyon National Park (1D)

Travel to the Grand Canyon. Take a short hike along the rim of the Grand Canyon. Enjoy sunset at the rim.

Day 4 Grand Canyon National Park/Las Vegas

Travel to Sin City, stopping at a traditional roadside burger joint along the way. Enjoy exploring the Vegas Strip, opt for a limousine tour or try your luck at the slots.

Day 5 Las Vegas/Bakersfield

Head to desolate Death Valley — the hottest, driest, and lowest spot in North America.

Day 6 Bakersfield/Yosemite National Park

Travel to Yosemite for some trekking (weather permitting) among the giant sequoias.

Day 7 Yosemite National Park/San Francisco

Leave the Sierra Nevadas and stop to try some of the region’s best produce en route to the coast. On the way through San Francisco, take in some first sights. Stop at the Golden Gate Bridge, where on a clear day you can see the San Francisco skyline, Alcatraz and the Bay Bridge to one side and the Pacific Ocean on the other. Opt to take a cable car ride over the steep hills or pre book a sailing trip into the setting sun.

Day 8 San Francisco

Depart at any time.


Departure Date Return Date Availability Price
28/04/2019 05/05/2019 5 £1044.65
12/05/2019 19/05/2019 5 £944.25
19/05/2019 26/05/2019 3 £1007.20
26/05/2019 02/06/2019 5 £1070.15
02/06/2019 09/06/2019 7 £1007.20
09/06/2019 16/06/2019 8 £1007.20
23/06/2019 30/06/2019 0 £1007.20
30/06/2019 07/07/2019 6 £1070.15
14/07/2019 21/07/2019 3 £1259.00
04/08/2019 11/08/2019 0 £1299.00
18/08/2019 25/08/2019 2 £1299.00
08/09/2019 15/09/2019 5 £1259.00
13/10/2019 20/10/2019 6 £1229.00
03/11/2019 10/11/2019 11 £1229.00
17/11/2019 24/11/2019 13 £1229.00
08/12/2019 15/12/2019 11 £1229.00
22/12/2019 29/12/2019 14 £1229.00

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