Western Wonders

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Price per person
from £2,194

Price based on
London Heathrow
13th Apr 2018 departure

Key inclusions

  • Flights
  • VIP Private Home Pick-up Service
  • Accommodation on tour
  • 13 days

  • Western USA

  • Active pace

  • Classic escorted tour

Old West atmosphere, desert beauty and iconic West Coast cities: embrace the serene beauty of Yosemite, epic grandeur of the Grand Canyon, and the exhilarating energy of Las Vegas.

At a glance


  • Los Angeles Wander the Hollywood Walk of Fame and fashionable shops of Rodeo Drive.
  • Old Town Scottsdale Get a flavour of America's Old West.
  • Grand Canyon National Park Epic, otherworldly and unforgettable.
  • Las Vegas A wild and unabashed clash of neon lights and desert city.
  • Yosemite National Park A serene setting of lush forests and giant granite domes.
Western Wonders map

What's included

  • Flights
  • VIP Private Home Pick-up Service
  • Accommodation on tour
  • Porterage
  • Services of a tour director
  • All local and airport taxes/service charges
  • Transfers
Single Share available

Our single share option will match you with a fellow solo traveller of the same gender in a twin room, so you don't have to pay a single supplement. If there's no one available to share with, you don't pay any additional single supplement. Please call us to book a single-share holiday.

VIP home pick-up service

Our VIP home pick-up service is included up to 50 miles to your departure airport. Your driver will happily load and unload your luggage, and drive you to your departure terminal. At the close of your trip, you'll be welcomed by your driver in the arrivals hall and returned home again. A supplement is payable per mile over 50 miles.

Customer Reviews

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29th May 2017
Mr David Brailsford

Excellent tour all that I wanted and more. Everyday there...

24th May 2017
Mr Richard Marks

Excellent tour all that I wanted and more. Everyday there was at least one wow.

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14th April 2017
Mrs Christine Pettit

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14th April 2017
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Overview

Old West atmosphere, desert beauty and iconic West Coast cities: embrace the serene beauty of Yosemite, epic grandeur of the Grand Canyon, and the exhilarating energy of Las Vegas. 

Total meals included:

  • 2 breakfasts

UK - Los Angeles

Day
1

Fly to Los Angeles where you will transfer to your hotel for two nights.

No meals included

Los Angeles

Day
2

Begin the day with a sightseeing tour of the world's 'Capital of Glamour', including a drive through Hollywood. The rest of the day is yours to explore the attractions of this famous city. Visit the cultural sights of Los Angeles such as Olvera Street, or the heart of the original Spanish Mission.

No meals included

Los Angeles - Palm Springs

Day
3

Journey to the desert oasis of Palm Springs, just 120 miles east of Los Angeles. Ever since Hollywood stars first came here in the 1930's laying claim to ranch-style estates and holding up in elite hotels, the clean dry air and sunshine have made Palm Springs irresistible.

No meals included

Palm Springs - Scottsdale

Day
4

Weave your way through cacti-covered desert to Old Town Scottsdale, with its Old West vibe of wooden beams, wagon wheels and western storefronts. Afterwards, enjoy free time to explore its interesting boutiques and galleries of Native American art.

No meals included

Scottsdale - Sedona - Oak Creek Canyon - Grand Canyon - Williams

Day
5

First stop today is a visit to Sedona, a centre for Southwestern and New Age arts. Climb through Oak Creek Canyon with its weather-sculpted formations of dramatic, colour-tinted crags. Then pass by the San Francisco Mountains and fragrant pine forests to the South Rim of the Grand Canyon. Take an optional helicopter 'flightseeing' excursion for incomparable views of its flame-coloured walls plunging 6,000 ft into the Colorado River. Stay overnight in Williams, a picturesque mountain town with Route 66 as the main street.

No meals included

Williams - Las Vegas

Day
6

Cross the old Mojave gold-strike country, that still has traces of century-old ghost towns set in the natural desert beauty. Look out for Joshua trees, a species of the lily family that grows to 40 ft high and can live for more than 300 years. Today's destination is the man-made phenomenon in the Nevada desert that is Las Vegas, a fantastic city of feverish gambling, neon lights and glamorous shows.

No meals included

Las Vegas

Day
7

The day is free for exploring the 'Strip' with its varied casinos and resorts, shopping plazas and amusement sites.

No meals included

Las Vegas - Tulare

Day
8

Departing the neon lights of Las Vegas, we continue across the desert landscape of Nevada before crossing into California. See the vast Mojave Desert, which covers one-fifth of California. Pass through the agricultural land and overnight in Tulare in the central San Joaquin Valley.

No meals included

Tulare - Yosemite National Park - Modesto

Day
9

Enter Yosemite National Park: a wonderland of spectacular lakes, lush forests and giant granite domes, pinnacles and mountains rising more than 4,000 ft above the valley floor. Afterwards, drive onto Modesto.

Meals included:

  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

Modesto – Sausalito - San Francisco

Day
10

This morning, we continue west to the “Golden Gate City” of San Francisco, famous for its cable cars. Lunch in the pristine waterfront community of Sausalito. Free time to explore this quaint, Mediterranean-style village’s shops, galleries, and breathtaking views. Afterward, included sightseeing takes in the spectacular Golden Gate Bridge.

Meals included:

  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

San Francisco

Day
11

The day is free for you to explore more of this fascinating city. 

 

 

 

No meals included

San Francisco - UK

Day
12

Transfer to the airport for your flight to the UK, or extend your stay in San Francisco or Hawaii.

No meals included

Home landing in the UK

Day
13

No meals included

Things to note

Important: For 2018 the visit to Alcatraz will not be an included item.

Please note that there are 4 breakfasts for 2017 departures and 2 for 2018 departures due to a hotel change in Scottsdale

Accommodation as stated or similar

Hotels

Tour hotels will be as specified or alternatives of a similar standard.


  • Los Angeles: L.A Hotel Downtown
  • Palm Springs: Courtyard Palm Springs
  • Scottsdale: Saguara Scottsdale
  • Williams: Grand Canyon Railway Hotel
  • Las Vegas: SLS Las Vegas Hotel & Casino
  • Tulare: Best Western Town & Country Lodge
  • Modesto: Best Western Palm Court Inn
  • San Francisco: Hotel Carlton

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