7 Days Best of West America Tour By Private PlaneBy
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This unique tour by private plane will fly you from Los Angeles to the West Coast’s must-see destinations of San Francisco, Monterey, Yosemite National Park, Las Vegas and the Grand Canyon in luxury, comfort and speed!
If you travel by coach, you need to take more than 41 hours to cover the 2,000 miles (3,200km) but your private plane completes the trip in less than four hours of flying time, thus leaving you more time enjoying these world-famous destinations!
Lets take a look at the key highlights of the 7 days tour:-
- 7-day tour of the West Coast from Los Angeles
- Travel like a VIP on board a private charter plane
- Spend just four hours on board a private plane instead of an average 41 hours on a coach on this tour!
- Spend less time traveling and more time visiting top attractions!
- See Monterey, Carmel and the stunning 17-Mile Drive
- Visit San Francisco and the island prison of Alcatraz
- Explore picturesque Muir Woods and Wine Country
- Marvel at magnificent Yosemite National Park and its giant sequoias
- Try your luck in the casinos of Las Vegas and visit Hoover Dam
- Discover the immense natural wonder of the Grand Canyon
- Luggage conveniently transported between plane and hotel
- Admission already included for tours and attractions in all locations
- Four star hotel accommodation included in the land tour
- Two meals a day (breakfast and dinner) are included in the land tour
- A great value, once-in-a-lifetime experience!
- Maximum tour group of 30 passengers.
Details of the tour itinerary:-
Los Angeles – Monterey
On day one, you’ll transfer from the central meeting point in downtown Los Angeles to Van Nuys Airport, where you will board your private plane for Monterey, enjoying breakfast in-flight. Upon arrival in Monterey, you can choose between an exhilarating whale watching cruise or a visit to Monterey’s award-winning aquarium. While by Monterey Bay, you have time to stroll along Old Fisherman’s wharf and experience the restaurants and unique shops of Cannery Row.
The afternoon will be spent touring the 17-Mile Drive along California’s Highway 1, one of the great scenic drives in the country. Cruise through exclusive neighborhoods and enjoy scenic coastal views of the famed Pebble Beach before arriving in Carmel-by-the-Sea for a leisurely afternoon of shopping or unwinding on the beautiful beach. At the end of day one, you will check in to your hotel, have dinner (casual attire) and relax.
Monterey – San Francisco
Day two begins with breakfast at the hotel before transfer to a local private airport for the short flight to San Francisco, the ‘City by the Bay’. Your morning escorted tour will ensure you experience all the ‘must-see’ sights, from Pier 39 to Union Square, to Chinatown. While in Fisherman’s Wharf, be sure to sample some clam chowder and sour dough bread during your free time!
The afternoon is spent visiting the infamous island of Alcatraz. On ‘The Rock’, you will tour the prison and learn about its notorious inmates, including Al Capone (Scarface) and Machine Gun Kelly. At the end of day two, you’ll enjoy a relaxing dinner (casual attire) at your hotel, your base for the next two nights.
San Francisco – Muir Woods – Wine Country – San Francisco
After a leisurely breakfast you will head to the iconic Golden Gate Bridge for photos of the the $35million ‘Bridge That Could Not Be Built’. Then take in beautiful Golden Gate Park, covering more than one thousand square acres and home to beautiful museums, gardens and attractions. Your next stop is the picturesque village of Sausalito, whose setting has inspired many artists.
In the afternoon you will explore Muir Woods, a national monument and home to the beautiful Redwood tree. Soak in the beauty and grandeur of these ancient giants found only in this region of the world. Next, prepare your taste buds for waves of flavor in Wine Country! Immerse yourself in the magnificent countryside of Sonoma Valley as you tickle your taste buds with the crisp whites and full-bodied reds produced in the region. After a fun afternoon in the California countryside you will return to your hotel for dinner.
San Francisco – Yosemite National Park – Fresno
Transfer after breakfast for your flight to Mariposa, gateway to the stirring sites of Yosemite National Park! You will first explore the Mariposa Grove and see the most remarkable giant sequoia named Grizzly Giant, which is between 1900–2400 years old.
After a lunch at leisure, you will embark on a guided tour of the stunningly beautiful sites of the park. See Horsetail Falls, the striking Lower & Upper Falls, massive El Capitan, Half Dome, Glacier Point, and Tuolumne Grove. Finish off your day of epic nature exploration with a relaxing dinner at your hotel in Fresno.
Fresno – Hoover Dam – Las Vegas
Check-out of your hotel after breakfast for your flight to Las Vegas. After landing in Las Vegas, you will make your way to one of America’s most treasured landmarks, the Hoover Dam. Considered to be the world’s largest dam and an engineering marvel at the time of its construction in the 1930s, Hoover Dam brings much-needed water and power to southwest United States.
After lunch, spend the afternoon enjoying a full Sin City sightseeing experience! From classic Freemont Street and Downtown Las Vegas to the neon cowboy and welcome signs, to the extravagant man-made marvels of the Wynn, Paris and New York, New York hotels – you’ll see it all. Finish your day with a Vegas-style dinner as grandiose as the city itself.
Las Vegas – Grand Canyon – Bryce Canyon – Las Vegas
After breakfast and with cameras charged and ready, hop on your private plane bound for the Grand Canyon National Park! Here you will explore this spectacular natural wonder and learn about its rich Native American history and geological past. You also have the opportunity to view an IMAX Movie & Live Bird Show (when available).
After a lunch at leisure, you will re-board your plane for a short flight to Bryce Canyon National Park – a geological wonder that can only be described as unique. The park contains a spectacularly beautiful series of ‘amphitheaters’ filled with colorful, eroded rock forms and cannot be adequately described in words. Don’t miss the chance to hike the Queens Garden Trail through an area that is filled with the weird and colorful geologic formations, known as ‘hoodoos’. Finally, finish the day back in Las Vegas with a delightful dinner at your hotel.
Las Vegas – Los Angeles
Day at leisure. Whether you prefer to try your luck at the casino or to sip cocktails poolside, the day is yours for the taking – enjoy! Late check-out has been arranged, so you can make the most of the last few hours of your vacation before departing your hotel at 6:45pm.
Arrival back into downtown Los Angeles is scheduled for approximately 9:15pm at the end of a memorable tour.
You can also choose to extend your tour in Las Vegas instead of flying to Los Angeles. Alternatively, you can choose to fly from Las Vegas to Los Angeles and extend your tour in Los Angeles!
The tour provides the perfect mix of sightseeing and leisure time starting from USD1499 per pax.
With admission included to the not-to-be-missed attractions of the West Coast, you can save your vacation funds for shopping and souvenirs! When I consider the inclusions of the tour, I think that it is value for money. If I have to plan something similar by booking domestic flights, it will definitely be more expensive.
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