Tournament of Roses with San Diego

  • 8 Days

  • California

  • Comfortable pace

Join in the ultimate New Year celebrations with prime seats to see the world-famous Tournament of the Roses Parade, a two-hour-long extravaganza of magnificent floral floats, marching bands, dancing and music in Los Angeles. The next morning, get a closer look at the lovingly crafted displays, before heading south to discover the wildlife, beaches and laid-back charms of San Diego city. This tour is brought to you by our sister company, Globus.

Your journey starts here

Highlights

VIP private home pick-up service
Flights
Transfers
Accommodation
Selected meals
Porterage
All airport taxes
  • Overview

  • Day 1

  • Day 2

  • Day 3

  • Day 4

  • Day 5

  • Day 6

  • Day 7

  • Day 8

of 8 days

Your detailed itinerary

Tour departing on 30th December 2018

Meals included: 6 breakfasts, 1 lunch, 2 dinners

Overview

Join in the ultimate New Year celebrations with prime seats to see the world-famous Tournament of the Roses Parade, a two-hour-long extravaganza of magnificent floral floats, marching bands, dancing and music in Los Angeles. The next morning, get a closer look at the lovingly crafted displays, before heading south to discover the wildlife, beaches and laid-back charms of San Diego city.

At a glance

  • Los Angeles Visit to the Ronald Reagan Presidential Library, New Year’s Eve dinner and dance gala
  • Tournament of the Roses Parade Take your specially reserved Grandstand Seat to enjoy the world-famous carnival parade; New Year’s Day brunch; chance to see floats close-up.
  • San Diego Guided sightseeing of the Old Town, Balboa Park and the Gaslamp Quarter; behind-the-scenes at San Diego Zoo with animal-feeding opportunity. Time at leisure to explore Mission Beach or visit Seaport Village.

Day 1

UK - Los Angeles

Fly to Los Angeles. On arrival transfer to your hotel. Meet your travelling companions and Tour Director this evening for a welcome drink.

Meals included
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

Day 2

Los Angeles - New Year's Eve

This morning, enjoy a tour of Los Angeles and the area followed by a visit to the Ronald Reagan Presidential Library, celebrating the life of the 40th President of the United States. This evening, join your travelling companions at a special Globus New Year's Eve Dinner and Dance Gala complete with hats, party favours, live music and of course champagne.

Meals included
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

Day 3

Los Angeles - Tournament of the Roses Parade

Happy New Year! Get ready for one of the world's most popular parades and it will be seen live. Globus has specially reserved Grandstand Seats only minutes from the beginning of the parade route for prime viewing. See the spectacular floral floats, marching bands from around the world and celebrities. There will be an official parade programme to take home as a special souvenir. After the parade return to the hotel for an elaborate New Year's Day brunch. Later, for those that wish, is a trip to Santa Monica and it's famous pier.

Meals included
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

Day 4

Los Angeles - San Diego

This morning, view the individual floats in the Post Parade Viewing Area. For many, this is the highlight of the entire event to get up close to the fragrant roses. Afterwards, head to San Diego for the next three nights.

Meals included
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

Day 5

San Diego

This morning's sightseeing includes the Old Town, Balboa Park and the Gaslamp Quarter. Next venture behind the scenes at the world famous San Diego Zoo. See how the animals are cared for, experience an up-close animal presentation and enjoy an animal feeding opportunity. The rest of the day is at leisure.

Meals included
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

Day 6

San Diego

Today is at leisure to explore more of San Diego independently. Perhaps see Mission Beach or explore Balboa Park or visit Seaport Village or immerse in history at the USS Midway. This evening join your Tour Director for a farewell dinner.

Meals included
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

Day 7

San Diego - UK

Transfer to the airport for your flight to the UK.

Meals included
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

Day 8

Home landing in the UK

Meals included
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

Hotels

  • Los Angeles: The LA Downtown Hotel
  • San Diego: Embassy Suites San Diego Bay Downtown

Notes

Accommodation as stated or similar

This platinum tour is operated by our sister company Globus.

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