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8-Day West Coast Holiday: California Christmas & Las Vegas New Year Tour
Product Code: 3480-198274
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Age Restriction

This is a very active tour that only accepts travelers between the age of 21 to 38.

OVERVIEW

Highlights

  • • City tour of San Francisco
  • • Snowshoeing in Yosemite on Christmas Day (conditions permitting)
  • • Stunning scenery at Yosemite National Park
  • • Travel on the iconic Route 66
  • • Soak up the rays in Death Valley
  • • Hiking in Zion National Park
  • • Spend New Year's Eve in Las Vegas
Tour Code
3480-198274
Duration
8 days
Departure City
San Francisco
End City
Las Vegas
Tour Type:
Adventure/Activities
Language:
English
IS THIS TOUR FOR ME?

Experience: Backpacker, Adventure

Geared to the "Get up and go!" traveler who want to enjoy independent or semi-guided adventures; Explore the world with an active and adrenaline pumping tour

Activity Level: Moderate

Designed for travelers in good health who are comfortable with light walking or hiking

Itinerary
Day 01
San Francisco

San Francisco - Yosemite National Park

Hotel: Local Hostel or similar

Kick off your West Coast holiday and Christmas in the City by the Bay! Come fog or shine the city of San Francisco is awesome, an we'll introduce you to it with a scenic sightseeing tour to discover the trendy and diverse neighborhoods that make this city such a hot destination.

Then we'll head out of the city and cross through Central California to the towering and magnificent Yosemite National Park, a true winter wonderland unlike you've ever seen. This is our holiday gift to you, and what better way to spend Christmas than an included activity snowshoeing under frosted Sequoias and frozen waterfalls? There's definitely something quite magical seeing Yosemite decorated under a blanket of snow.

Admission Fees

Activity Price Additional Information
Cross country skiing $21-$32/person
  • All mandatory fees must be paid in cash to the tour guide and tickets cannot be pre-purchased separatedly.
  • Any optional activities you wish to join must be paid to your tour guide in cash.
Day 02
Yosemite National Park

Yosemite National Park

Hotel: Local Hostel or similar

Put on your snow boots and step out into the snowy forests of Yosemite! You can slip on some skis and go cross-country skiing, hike to Yosemite Falls, or just build a snowman by Merced River.

Visiting Attractions

Day 03
Barstow

Route 66 - Barstow

Hotel: Local Hotel or similar

You've probably dreamt of cruising down historic Route 66 on the great American road trip and you'll be doing just that as you roll into lively Barstow. Kick back in the heart of the Mojave Desert, the gateway to Death Valley National Park, and enjoy the desert view over a burger at Peggy Sue's 50's Diner.

Tips:
For our 2017 departure we will be staying at Bakersfield.

Visiting Attractions

Day 04
Death Valley National Park

Death Valley National Park

Hotel: Local Hotel or similar

Trade your mittens and woolly hats for sunscreen and shades! Leaving early we'll visit one of the hottest places on earth, Death Valley! In this below-sea-level basin, steady drought and record summer heat make Death Valley a land of extremes. Towering peaks are capped with winter snow and rainstorms bring vast fields of wildflowers.

Lush oasis' harbor tiny fish and refuge for wildlife and humans. Head down to the valley floor and take a walk on the salt flats where you can get creative with some cool perspective shots. Despite its morbid name, a great diversity of life survives in Death Valley and winter is the best possible time to visit.

Visiting Attractions

Day 05
Zion National Park

Zion National Park

Hotel: Local Hotel or similar

Onto Zion National Park, where a desert oasis is transformed by a blanket of snow. Again, the warm winter temperatures are perfect for exploring the canyon without the summer crowds.

For the best views in the park hike to the famous Angels Landing which offers 360 degrees of the entire park (subject to weather conditions).

Visiting Attractions

Day 06
Zion National Park

Zion National Park

Hotel: Local Hotel or similar

Today you'll continue to explore Zion National Park!

Visiting Attractions

Day 07
Las Vegas

Las Vegas

Hotel: Local Hotel or similar

Rolling into Las Vegas on a natural high, kick off those boots and throw on your best party outfit. If there's one city that knows how to party it's Vegas baby!

If you're looking for the one New Year's Eve party you'll remember for the rest of your life, look no further. The Strip fills with revellers, fireworks explode over iconic hotels, the resort hotels and nightclubs are packed, the showrooms are filled with A-list entertainers and Vegas is more gloriously alive than you could ever imagine.

New Year's Eve in Las Vegas is truly a world-class celebration, so have a blast and start your new year off in style!

Visiting Attractions

Admission Fees

Activity Price Additional Information
Clubs & Shows $10.00+/person
Helicopter Flight $115.00/person
Las Vegas Roller Coasters $14.00-$30.00/person
  • All mandatory fees must be paid in cash to the tour guide and tickets cannot be pre-purchased separatedly.
  • Any optional activities you wish to join must be paid to your tour guide in cash.
Day 08
Las Vegas

Las Vegas

You're adventure comes to an end this morning, but why not add on some extra nights to spend some more time exploring `Sin City'?

Visiting Attractions

Admission Fees

Activity Price Additional Information
Clubs & Shows $10.00+/person
Las Vegas Roller Coasters $14.00-$30.00/person
  • All mandatory fees must be paid in cash to the tour guide and tickets cannot be pre-purchased separatedly.
  • Any optional activities you wish to join must be paid to your tour guide in cash.
Pick-up Details/Transfers
Arrival

We do not provide airport pick-up or drop-off, however you may book pre-accommodation at our San Francisco (USA Hostel) and transfer to the hotel the night before the tour starts. If you choose to fly in the morning of the tour, please plan to land at least 1 hours before the tour departs (7:00am).

To reach the hotel, take the Super Shuttle from the main level of the San Francisco Airport (above baggage collection). It takes 40 minutes and costs between USD 15-20 per person, as a well as a USD 1-2 tip.

Departure
The hotel offers a free complimentary Airport Shuttle Service that can be arranged with the hotel reception on the last day of the tour. Alternatively you can catch a taxi from the airport for approximately USD 10. The hotel is 5 minutes from the airport.
Meeting Point
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Time Region Location Full Address
7:30AM San Francisco Good Hotel San Francisco 112 7th St, San Francisco, CA 94103
WHAT'S INCLUDED

Package Includes

  • Professional tour escort
  • Private transportation with free Wi-Fi
  • All accommodation - 2 hostel & 5 hotel nights
  • Admission to mentioned national parks

Package Excludes

  • Airfares or related transportation between your home and departure location
  • Tips for your tour guide or driver are not included-we recommend USD 5-7 per person per day
  • All personal expenses including hotel room service and meals; however, you have the option to pay for meals the tour guide arranges
  • We recommend you take at least USD 15 per day for drinks, snacks and other incidentals, plus USD 35 a day for meals in restaurants.
  • Optional tours (Prices may vary due to different seasons and is subject to the final box office price.).
Special Notes
  • Tour Cancellation and/or Alterations Made Within:
    62 or more days prior to the departure date, loss of deposit($160 USD per person or 10% - whichever is greater)
    47-61 days prior to the departure date, 50% of tour cost
    35-46 days prior to the departure date, 75% of tour cost
    Within 34 days prior to the departure date, non-refundable
  • Age limitation: only guests aged 21-38 can attend this tour.
  • Max group size is 13.
  • Travel Insurance
    It is a condition of joining this tour that you must be insured against medical and personal accident risks (including repatriation costs, air ambulance, and helicopter rescue service). We can offer an insurance policy that is designed specifically to cover the potential risks on this tour - particularly the any optional adventurous activities you plan to take part in, and covers those residing in the EU. Contact us for more information or please see our Insurance Tips for more details.
  • Health Requirements
    If you have any medical condition such as diabetes, epilepsy, asthma, take prescribed medicines, or have a condition that will affect your participation in the trek, you must tell us or your travel agent at the time of booking. Please be aware we may require a doctor’s note prior to travel for some conditions. This information is essential in case of emergency. All our vehicles carry a basic first-aid kit, but for everyday use you should bring your own medical supplies, such as, pain relievers, antibiotic cream, upset stomach relievers, in addition to sunscreen and insect repellent.
    Please inform us in the "Reservation Request" box during booking.
  • Luggage Allowance & Storage
    One suitcase, soft holdall or rucksack (23kg maximum) per person, plus a sleeping bag. A small daypack and camera can also be carried in the van. Before you travel, please check the baggage allowance with the airline you’re flying with as this may be less than 23kg.
    If your luggage exceeds the maximum weight, we will not be able to bring it on the tour.
  • Wi-Fi on the road
    In order for us to provide this service, we operate a fair usage policy to ensure everyone has equal access to Wi-Fi. The in van Wi-Fi is subject to a set data quota, sufficient for normal usage. This means that you are not permitted to steam films / music or to upload / download large files. If you do so, this will deplete the entire group’s data allowance. For this reason, if you reach your data limit your tour leader may need to turn off the Wi-Fi to ensure you do not run out of data in the latter stages of your trip. Please note: In some remote areas you may not be able to pick up the Wi-Fi in the van, and only five people can be connected to the Wi-Fi at one time.
  • Battery Charging
    Our vehicles have 2 standard 12volt chargers. You will need a 12volt/cigarette lighter adapter to plug your USB charger into. Every vehicle has at least 2 outlets for you to use. If your tour features some nights in hotels along the way your hotel room will have an electrical outlet (don’t forget your travel plug.
  • Drinking Ages
    The legal drinking age in the USA is 21. If you are under the legal drinking age you will be refused entry to bars and most nightclubs. Proof of age (ID) is your passport, so never forget to take your passport on nights out. The tour leader will endeavour to find alternative entertainment for those under 21, but this is not always possible.
  • Please note that placing an order on Tours4Fun does not guarantee confirmation of a tour. Tours4Fun confirms a booking within 1-2 business days. We always recommend passengers book their flight tickets after they've received their tour confirmation. Tours4Fun will not be responsible for any inconvenience caused by a booked flight with no tour confirmation.
  • If you need hotel extension, please let us know in the "Reservation Request" box during booking.
  • This tour/activity is overseen by a select local operator in the region. Upon booking your tour or activity and after receiving confirmation, you will be issued an e-ticket detailing the local operator's name and contact information. If you require assistance finding a specific tour, please contact us for more information.

Pricing Info

Your reservation is always subject to confirmation by email, normally within one to two business days.

* Price based on shared room basis, single occupancy is not offered. Single traveler will be paired with another traveler of the same sex.
* Maximum capacity: 2 people in each hotel room.
* Adult: 21-38

Reservation Info

    1.Immediately after submitting your reservation you will receive a Receipt of Reservation via email.
    2. Within one to two business days of submitting your reservation you will receive a confirmation email from us. If you need to book an airline ticket, we recommend that you do so after you receive a confirmation of your tour reservation from us.
    3. An E-Ticket will be sent to you via email as soon as details of your reservation are confirmed or your supporting information is received by us. We will provide you with all detailed information about your tour on the E-Ticket. Contact information for local tour provider will be included on E-Ticket for your convenience or re-confirmation purpose if re-confirmation is required.
    4. Simply print your E-Ticket and present it with your valid photo ID on the day of your activity to your tour guide. Please remember E-Ticket is your proof of purchase.

Terms and Conditions

    - Your purchase does not guarantee confirmation. Your purchase will initiate a reservation process. We will confirm with you via email within one to two business days.
    - Prices may vary due to availability. We reserve the right to make price adjustment without prior notice.
    - Please refer to our Standard Amendment, Cancellation and Refund Policy before you make reservation.
    - Please refer to Customer Agreement before you make reservation.
    - Local tour provider reserves the right to make modifications to tour arrangements including order of tour activities, hotel and its location if deemed necessary.
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