BIG PARKS OF THE AMERICAN WEST

With this trip to the West coast of the United States, you will discover the great natural parks of California, Utah and Arizona

Drive Experience

American West Coast National Parks by car

All year

15 days duration

West coast (USA)

Discover the great natural parks of California, Utah and Arizona

The United States West Coast has the country greatest natural parks. In this trip you will discover some of the parks in California, Utah and Arizona; from the great Canyon to the beaches of the Californian Pacific. You will have the opportunity to combine the Californian route 1 with route 66 and visit cities as emblematic as Las Vegas, San Francisco and Los Angeles.

DAY 1 Europe/Los Angeles
DAY 2 Los Angeles
DAY 3 Los Angeles/Kingman (Arizona)
DAY 4 Kingman/Grand Canyon
DAY 5 Grand Canyon/Monument Valley
DAY 6 Momument Valley/Page (Antelope Canyon)
DAY 7 Page/Zion National Park
DAY 8 Zion National Park/Las Vegas
DAY 9 Las Vegas/Mammoth Lakez
DAY 10 Mammoth Lakes/Yosemite
DAY 11 Yosemite
DAY 12 Yosemite/San Francisco
DAY 13 San Francisco
DAY 14 San Francisco/Europe
DAY 15 Europe

The Itinerary can be extended and modified

Included:

  • International flights to Los Angeles and return flights from San Francisco in Economy Class (all taxes included)
  • Accommodation at the indicated hotels or the same price class
  • Breakfast in the arranged hotels of West Coast. Except Grand Canyon, San Francisco and Las Vegas
  • Transfers in San Francisco
  • Rented Car as Chrysler or Chevrolet or similar 5-doors (check another models) with unlimited mileage, all risk insurance, anti-collision and anti-theft insurance, supplementary civil response insurance (LIS).
  • Travel insurance with medical cover.
  • All Risk Insurance without Franchise (CDV Full). In case of accident, insurance Franchise is € 0 (100% safeguarded against damage)
  • California Travel Guide
  • 24 hours assistance  by Gourmety Tours Personnel.
  • Possibility of Change to a Superior Class Hotel (check charges)
  • One driver per car included. Additional drivers postage due.

Not Included:

  • Food or drink not specified.
  • Charges of using the rented car: fuel, tolls, parking, etc.
  • Tickets for Natural Parks or attractions during the tour
  • All that not indicated specifically in “Price includes”
  • VIP insurance and/or cancellation insurance.

The trip includes international flights and can be modified.

Trip through the American West by car visiting the most impressive landscapes of America, from route 66 through Utah, Death Valley and the Big Sur.

 

The stay in San Francisco can be extended and the proposed route can be modified.

 

Day 1.- EUROPE – LOS ANGELES
Departure from your hometown, in a scheduled flight, destination Los Angeles. Arrival and pick-up the rented car. Accommodation in Venice Beach Area.

 

Day 2.- SANTA MONICA
Breakfast included. Free time where you can make a tour around the city (the famous Walk of Fame, Hollywood, Beverly Hills, La Marina, Disneyland, etc.) or you can enjoy the beach close to your hotel. Accommodation.

 

Day 3.- LOS ANGELES – KINGMAN
Today the driving route starts crossing the California state to visit kingman. Kingman, the historic centre of route 66. Stop in Oatman, a mining town that has kept its West charm. Night at the chosen hotel.

 

DAY 4. KINGMAN – GRAND CANYON
Follow the route 66 to Seligman and Williams before taking North direction to the Grand Canyon. You will enter to the State of Arizona to reach Flagstaff, classic stage of Route 66, meeting point and trade between the Navajo and the Zuni, these latest are famous for his works of artisanship in silver. Continue to the chosen hotel in Grand Canyon. Accommodation.

 

We recommend letting yourself be tempted by one of the most unforgettable excursions: Grand Canyon helicopter flight.

 

DAY 5. GRAND CANYON – MONUMENT VALLEY
From Tusayan (Grand Canyon South Rim) to Monument valley is a 2 hours trip. Accommodation in Kayenta.

 

DAY 6. MONUMENT VALLEY – PAGE
Departure from Kayenta arrival at Page, city on the shores of Powell Lake, artificially formed by the dam on the Colorado River. Don’t miss the trip to Antelope Canyon or a cruise on Powell Lake.

 

DAY 7. PAGE – ZION NATIONAL PARK
Departure destination Zion National Park, one of the most beautiful National Parks of Utah.

 

DAY 8. ZION NATIONAL PARK – LAS VEGAS
Today you visit Las Vegas, the only place in the world where you can find hieroglyphic, the Brooklyn Bridge and the canals of Venice, reproductions situated side by side. Accommodation at the chosen hotel.

 

Day 9.- LAS VEGAS – MAMMOTH LAKES
You continue the trip through the mythical region of Death Valley and its spectacular lunar landscapes. Take the road of the Sierra Nevada to Mammoth Lakes, famous ski resort. Don’t miss the Mono Lake or the ghost town of Bodie. Night at the Mammoth. (During the winter, we replace this stage by Bakersfield because it is impossible to cross Yosemite from East to West).

 

Day 10.- MAMMOTH LAKES – YOSEMITE
Enter to Yosemite by Tioga throughout (open from May to October). Explore this park of domes of granite, spectacular Lakes and beautiful waterfalls. Overnight in Yosemite.

 

Day 11.- YOSEMITE
Free day in Yosemite.

 

Day 12.- YOSEMITE – SAN FRANCISCO
Departure from Yosemite to San Francisco. Arrival and return of the car to enjoy the city without worries about parking or you can also have the car until the end of the trip and you can return it at the airport.

 

Day 13.-  SAN FRANCISCO
Free days in San Francisco. We recommend a trip to the Napa Valley. The County’s most famous wine of the United States (ask about our Napa Valley Wine Tours)

 

Day 14.- SAN FRANCISCO – EUROPE
Free time until the time to take the transfer to the airport. Arrival and return the rented car. Flight departure to your hometown (night on board)

 

Day 15.- EUROPE
End of the Trip.

Los Angeles- Quality Hermosa, S8 Near Venice Beach or similar (2 nights). – Breakfast included
Kingman –Comfort Inn Kingman, Ramada Kingman (1 night)- Breakfast included
Gran Canyon South Rim – Canyon Plaza Resort, Best Western Premier Grand Canyon  or similar (1 night)
Monument Valley – Kayenta Inn or similar (1 night)
Lake Powell – Clarion Page, Best Western Lake Powell or similar (1 noche) – Breakfast included
Zion Park- Quality Inn Hurricane or similar (1 night) – Breakfast included
Las Vegas – Luxor Hotel & Resort, Excalibur Hotel & Casino, Flamingo Hotel & Casino or similar (1 night)
Mammoth Lakes – Shilo Mammoth Lakes or similar (1 night) – Breakfast included
Yosemite – Minners Inn, Yosemite SouthGate Hotel or similar (2 nights) – Breakfast included
San Francisco – Travelodge At The Presidio, Beresford Hotel or similar  (2 nights)

  • Triple and quadruple rooms, two beds to share.
  • Prices applied to transatlantic flights of American American Airlines, Iberia and British Airways. Transfer cars, if necessaries, not included.
  • It is necessary the International Driving License, to rent vehicles in the United States.
  • It is possible to hire Travel Cancellation Insurance with an extra charge of €75 (Travel Cancellation Insurance and Medical attention included).
  • It is recommended to take a debit/credit card. The driver must give a credit card to rent a car (only as a warranty, any charges applied).
  • If you pay the flight with the reservation, you can modify it with an extra charge. Cancellations are allowed in Business Class or hiring a Travel Cancellation Insurance (meeting cancellation conditions).
  • A main driver included.
  • Passengers of european nationality don’t need visa but it is required readable passport valid for a minimum of 6 months after flight departure. 
  • It is recommended to take International Driving Licence,
  • For safety reasons, every passenger who enters to the United States must have ESTA visa (authorisation for placing).

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