Yolo: San Francisco to Los Angeles Express (NUFA)

Countries Visited: United States
Trip Style: Yolo - You're only young once, but you can be young-at-heart forever. That's the ethos that powers our Yolo trips; fast-paced and affordable trips designed with the 18-to-thirtysomething traveller in mind. Explore the world by day, stay up all night and do it all again somewhere new the next day with a collection of new best friends you'll want to keep in touch with for the rest of your life. You only live once. Make it count.
Service Level: Camping
  • Excellent value, amazing prices, quality experiences
  • Camping most nights with some hotel stays to start and throughout
  • Private transport to out-of-the-way places in order to keep your gear stowed and secure
    Trip Style: Yolo - You're only young once, but you can be young-at-heart forever. That's the ethos that powers our Yolo trips; fast-paced and affordable trips designed with the 18-to-thirtysomething traveller in mind. Explore the world by day, stay up all night and do it all again somewhere new the next day with a collection of new best friends you'll want to keep in touch with for the rest of your life. You only live once. Make it count.
    Physical Demands Rating: 2 - There'll be some light walking and hiking. Suitable for most fitness levels. Nothing too challenging.
    Group Size: Max 22, avg 16.
    Meals Included: 4 breakfasts, 4 lunches, 4 dinners
    Accommodations: Hotels/hostels (3 nts, some multi-share), participation camping (4 nts).

    Highlights
    Experience the bright lights of Las Vegas, hike Yosemite and the Grand Canyon, stargaze in Los Angeles, drive along Route 66, camp in nature under the stars.

    Description
    Las Vegas, San Francisco, LA, and the quest for the perfect burger - all that's missing from this quintessentially American experience is a ballgame and mom's apple pie. Promising unfiltered fun from dawn to dusk in some of the West's best locales, this trip mixes downtown excitement with all-natural, full-contact thrills exploring the Grand Canyon and camping under the stars in Yosemite National Park. All this in just one reasonably-priced week? This is America, the land of opportunity! Believe in the impossible.
  • Details

    Tour Operator
    G Adventures
    Offer
    Offer valid through 6/30/2017
    Duration
    8 Days
    Escorted
    Escorted - Yes
    DayDestinationDescription
    Day 1San FranciscoDay 1 San Francisco
    Theres a lot to see and do in San Francisco, and we recommend spending extra time here if youd like to explore the city. Haight-Ashbury, Alcatraz, the Golden Gate Bridge, Fishermans Wharf, and the citys famous cable cars all await. Additional Notes: We highly recommend booking pre-tour accommodation to enjoy more of the city. Speak to your sales agent to book extra accommodation. Included Activities: Arrival Day and Welcome Meeting
    Day 2Yosemite National ParkDay 2 San Francisco/Yosemite National Park (1D)
    Travel through Californias Sierra Nevada Mountains on the way to Yosemite National Park. Included Activities: Yosemite National Park Visit Transport: Private Van (7.00 hour(s), 225km)
    Day 3BishopDay 3 Yosemite National Park/Bishop (1B, 1L, 1D)
    Marvel at spectacular views of Yosemite National Parks magnificent peaks and granite domes and enjoy one of most scenic areas in California. Additional Notes: Note: we intend on using the Tioga Pass, a scenic route through the Sierra Nevada mountain range that connects Yosemite NP with Bishop. In the spring and autumn seasons, theres a chance that the pass will be closed due to poor weather conditions or even snow. In such a case, we use an alternate route south, and will spend the night in Lake Isabella instead of Bishop. The status of the road is monitored daily, and our travel plan for the area will be confirmed during the trip. Included Activities: Yosemite National Park Hike Tioga Pass Drive Transport: Private Van (9.00 hour(s), 305km)
    Day 4Las VegasDay 4 Bishop/Las Vegas (1B, 1L)
    Visit a land of extremes in Death Valley National Park. Explore the Las Vegas Strip in the evening. Take an optional VIP party limo ride. Additional Notes: For the night in Las Vegas, we stay close to the action in a hotel in the city centre. Included Activities: Death Valley National Park Visit Vegas Strip Visit Transport: Includes multiple stops. Private Van (9.00 hour(s), 590km)
    Day 5Grand CanyonDay 5 Las Vegas/Grand Canyon (1D)
    Considered to be among natures most spectacular offerings, the Grand Canyon provides spectacular opportunities for exploration. Return to the campsite, huddle around the campfire and recapture the experiences from this memorable day! Included Activities: Grand Canyon South Rim Visit Grand Canyon Sunset Transport: Includes stops along Route 66 Private Van (7.00 hour(s), 450km)
    Day 6Lake HavasuDay 6 Grand Canyon/Lake Havasu (1B, 1L, 1D)
    Hike around the grandest of canyons, then continue to Lake Havasu and cool off in the crystal-clear waters of the Colorado River. Included Activities: Hiking London Bridge Visit Transport: Private Van (7.00 hour(s), 400km)
    Day 7Los AngelesDay 7 Lake Havasu/Los Angeles (1B, 1L)
    Take a short hike in Joshua Tree National Park amongst the boulders and famous Joshua trees. Be on celebrity-watch while passing by a few popular sites on the drive into Californias most glamorous city. Additional Notes: For our night in Los Angeles, we give up camping in favour of a hotel. Included Activities: Joshua Tree NP Hike Transport: Includes stop and hike at Joshua Tree NP. Private Van (8.00 hour(s), 525km)
    Day 8Los AngelesDay 8 Los Angeles
    Theres a lot to see and do in LA, and we recommend spending extra time here if youd like to explore Hollywood, Rodeo Drive, and other hot spots around the city. Speak to your sales agent to book extra accommodation. Included Activities: Departure Day
    Dates/Pricing

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    DatePrice / DescriptionQuote
    July 01, 2017$1,479.00* (USD) / Land Only; Per Person; Guaranteed Departure; Availability: 16; Minimum Age: 18; 1 AdultQuote
    July 15, 2017$1,479.00* (USD) / Land Only; Per Person; Guaranteed Departure; Availability: 22; Minimum Age: 18; 1 AdultQuote
    July 22, 2017$1,549.00* (USD) / Land Only; Per Person; Guaranteed Departure; Availability: 20; Minimum Age: 18; 1 AdultQuote
    July 29, 2017$1,549.00* (USD) / Land Only; Per Person; Guaranteed Departure; Availability: 22; Minimum Age: 18; 1 AdultQuote
    August 05, 2017$1,549.00* (USD) / Land Only; Per Person; Guaranteed Departure; Availability: 22; Minimum Age: 18; 1 AdultQuote
    August 12, 2017$1,549.00* (USD) / Land Only; Per Person; Guaranteed Departure; Availability: 21; Minimum Age: 18; 1 AdultQuote
    August 19, 2017$1,549.00* (USD) / Land Only; Per Person; Guaranteed Departure; Availability: 20; Minimum Age: 18; 1 AdultQuote
    August 26, 2017$1,549.00* (USD) / Land Only; Per Person; Guaranteed Departure; Availability: 20; Minimum Age: 18; 1 AdultQuote
    September 02, 2017$1,549.00* (USD) / Land Only; Per Person; Guaranteed Departure; Availability: 14; Minimum Age: 18; 1 AdultQuote
    September 16, 2017$1,479.00* (USD) / Land Only; Per Person; Guaranteed Departure; Availability: 21; Minimum Age: 18; 1 AdultQuote
    September 23, 2017$1,479.00* (USD) / Land Only; Per Person; Guaranteed Departure; Availability: 22; Minimum Age: 18; 1 AdultQuote
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      Countries Visited: United StatesTrip Style: Yolo - You're only young once, but you can be young-at-heart forever. That's the ethos that powers our Yolo trips; fast-paced and affordable trips designed with the 18-to-thirtysomething traveller in mind.

     
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