Western Express Southbound

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Run by: G Adventures

Reference number: NUPS

From: £879.20

From ghost towns 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, the San Francisco to Los Angeles itinerary is structured so that those short on time can experience the region’s best. At the sites – like the atmospheric mining town of Laughlin – you’ll get great pictures and a greater appreciation of what you’re seeing. Best of all, national park entrances fees are included, so you can explore Yosemite and still try your luck in Las Vegas.

Day 1 San Francisco

Arrive at any time.

Day 2 San Francisco/Yosemite National Park

See some sights like Fisherman’s Wharf and the Golden Gate Bridge on the way out of town. Drive to Yosemite National Park.

Day 3 Yosemite National Park/Bakersfield

Hike past Yosemite’s waterfalls and amongst the giant sequoias while keeping a keen eye out for wildlife.

Day 4 Bakersfield/Las Vegas

Visit desolate Death Valley — the hottest, driest, and lowest spot on the continent. Carry on to Las Vegas and explore the famous Vegas strip. Opt to take a limousine tour or try your luck at the slots.

Day 5 Las Vegas/Grand Canyon National Park (1D)

Travel to the Grand Canyon via Route 66. Take a short hike (weather permitting) along the rim of the Grand Canyon before sunset at the rim.

Day 6 Grand Canyon National Park/Laughlin

Enjoy a bird’s-eye view of the Grand Canyon with an optional helicopter flight. Take a final morning at this world wonder before heading to Laughlin.

Day 7 Laughlin/Los Angeles

Visit Calico Ghost Town en route to the City of Angels. Enjoy an orientation of Los Angeles. Drive along Rodeo Drive in Beverly Hills before spending a night on the town.

Day 8 Los Angeles

Depart at any time.


Departure Date Return Date Availability Price
16/12/2018 23/12/2018 5 £879.20
06/01/2019 13/01/2019 6 £1106.10
10/02/2019 17/02/2019 11 £983.20
10/03/2019 17/03/2019 12 £1229.00
17/03/2019 24/03/2019 14 £1229.00
14/04/2019 21/04/2019 12 £1229.00
21/04/2019 28/04/2019 10 £1229.00
19/05/2019 26/05/2019 11 £1259.00
26/05/2019 02/06/2019 13 £1259.00
02/06/2019 09/06/2019 14 £1259.00
07/07/2019 14/07/2019 6 £1259.00
11/08/2019 18/08/2019 13 £1299.00
06/10/2019 13/10/2019 14 £1229.00
10/11/2019 17/11/2019 14 £1229.00
15/12/2019 22/12/2019 14 £1229.00

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