USA West Coast


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Adventures are the best way to learn. And our USA West Coast trip is so full with escapades that you can later share them with your friends over gazillion cups of coffee and still they will want to hear more of it! What do ‘It Happened One Night, Rainman, Little Miss Sunshine and Crossroads’ all have in common? They’ve taught us that doing a road trip in the U.S. is just about one of the coolest things you can ever do. Endless sunshine, world-class theme parks, beautiful lakes, incredible outdoor experiences—discover why California is the ultimate road trip destination. Travelling Pacific Coast Highway is the most beautiful road trip in the entire world. A road trip to West Coast cannot be completed without visiting Las Vegas, an oasis of indulgence dazzling in the desert. The Strip shimmers hypnotically, promising excitement, entertainment, fortune and fame. So, what are you waiting for? Come and experience the West Coast of the United States.

HIGHLIGHTS

  • Duration:
  • 15 Nights / 16 Days
  • Cost:
  • INR 3,85,000 + 5% GST Per Person
    (EMI Option Available)
  • Landscapes:
  • Beach, Desert, Forest, Mountains
  • Travel Style:
  • Chauffeur Driven, Self Drive
  • Activities:
  • Architecture, Helicopter Ride, Nightlife, Road Trip, UNESCO Sites, Walking Tours
Day 01
Day 02
Day 03
Day 04
Day 05
Day 06
Day 07
Day 08
Day 09
Day 10
Day 11
Day 12
Day 13
Day 14
Day 15
Day 16

Day 01

Arrival at San Francisco

Upon arrival at San Francisco Airport, we will transfer you to your hotel in a private car where you will meet your tour guide. San Francisco is one of the highlights of our USA West Coast customized holiday package because it is home to a little bit of everything. Whether you are a first time visitor or a local, Golden Gate welcomes all. Visit Alcatraz, a former prison and go see the world-famous Fisherman’s Wharf. The city’s well-known hills offer stunning views of the Pacific Ocean and San Francisco Bay and feature a wide array of shops, restaurants, and cosmopolitan nightlife. In addition to this, San Francisco is a gateway to Silicon Valley, America’s premier high-technology center. Relax at the hotel after your long and tiring journey with a comfortable overnight stay or you can choose to head into town and experience the local nightlife!

Day 01 - Arrival at San Francisco

Day 02

San Francisco

After enjoying a scrumptious breakfast, start exploring the city of San Francisco. You will be visiting many of San Francisco’s attractions including the world famous Golden Gate Bridge. Continue your tour of the city on the Golden Gate Bay cruise and have lunch on the waterfront at Sausalito or a picnic on the beach. After lunch, board a ferry from Fisherman’s Wharf to Alcatraz and take a tour through the corridors of this former prison, listening to stories of former prisoners and prison guards, also one of the highlights of your USA West Coast custom tour package. Conclude your day with a visit to Pier 39, a buzzing tourist spot with lots of shops, restaurants, a video arcade, street performances, the Aquarium of the Bay, virtual 3D rides, and views of California sea lions hauled out on docks on Pier 39’s marina.

Day 02 - San Francisco

Day 03

San Francisco to Napa Valley (100 KM / 2 hour)

On day three, the real action begins. The road trip flags off in classic American style. Your first pit stop is just 100 km north of San Francisco. Napa sits at the southern end of the scenic Napa Valley, one of the most popular wine regions in the world. Spend a couple of hours in Napa and head towards Safari West in Santa Rosa which is about an hour’ drive from Napa. Spend time walking around and tasting some of the best wines produced in this area. There is a lot more to do: explore The Hess Collection Winery & Art Museum, walk around Sonoma Plaza, learn about winemaking at V. Sattui Winery, and get interesting insights about wine in general. If wines are your passion, you might enjoy a private wine-tasting tour!

Day 03 - San Francisco to Napa Valley (100 KM / 2 hour)

Day 04

Napa Valley - Yosemite National Park (280 KM / 4 hours)

Today, you will proceed towards Yosemite National Park, yet another destination to check off from your personalized itineraries of USA West Coast. The drive from Napa Valley to Yosemite National Park is absolutely stunning and it will treat you with nature is at its best. Enjoy the drive and take as many stops as you wish at the numerous scenic spots along the way. In a few hours, you will reach the park and check into your hotel. The most popular area of this epic National Park is the main “Valley” area with its gigantic rock faces, crystal clear waters and staggering vista points. Be sure to leave enough time to marvel at the giant redwood trees of Mariposa Grove to the south and then travel up to Glacier Point for sunset – possibly the best view of the entire road trip.

Day 04 - Napa Valley - Yosemite National Park (280 KM / 4 hours)

Day 05

Yosemite National Park

Enjoy a full day exploring the Yosemite National Park. First protected in 1864, Yosemite National Park is best known for its waterfalls, but within its nearly 1,200 square miles, you can find deep valleys, grand meadows, ancient giant sequoias, a vast wilderness area, and much more. Visit the Tunnel View for spectacular vistas of El Capitan, Bridalveil Falls and Half Dome. Keen hikers can take an 8 hour strenuous climb to the top of Yosemite Falls, although you can still enjoy some of the best views only two miles in to the hike. The powerful Vernal Falls can only be seen on foot along a one-mile trail head but if you wish you can continue to top of the waterfall or along the mist trail.

Day 05 - Yosemite National Park

Day 06

Yosemite National Park - Mammoth Lakes (325 KM / 6 hours)

Continue your American journey towards the Mammoth Lakes. Majestic in scale and awesome in its natural beauty, the year-round adventure land is one of those rare places that you have to see! Mammoth Lakes offers breathtaking mountains, expanse of the valleys, numerous crystal clear mountain lakes and endless opportunities for adventure. Whether it’s hiking, horseback riding, mountain biking, climbing and mountaineering, kayaking, a round of golf, fishing or just sightseeing, there are plenty of activities and festivals celebrating this transitional beauty. Mammoth Lakes is also home to world-famous Mammoth Mountain Ski Area, one of the official training mountains of the U.S. Olympic Team.

Day 06 - Yosemite National Park - Mammoth Lakes (325 KM / 6 hours)

Day 07

Mammoth Lakes

Adventure is available year-round in Mammoth Lakes. In fact, there is a lot of debate about which season is the best to visit this unique region. During winters, you can ski and snowboard Mammoth Mountain or take off into the wilderness on your cross-country skis. When spring hits, you can ski and also celebrate the fishing opener on the same day. The summer melts away the snow, opening roads to Devils Postpile National Monument, 101-foot Rainbow Falls and the gateway to Yosemite National Park. Some claim that autumn is the best season because you get all of the sightseeing of summer plus spectacular fall colors and fewer visitors. No matter what time of year you visit, there are plenty of things to do in Mammoth Lakes.

Day 07 - Mammoth Lakes

Day 08

Mammoth Lakes - Death Valley - Las Vegas (565 KM / 8 hours)

Today, you will proceed to Las Vegas via Death Valley, a desert valley located in Eastern California, in the northern Mojave Desert bordering the Great Basin Desert. It is one of the hottest places in the world just like the deserts in the Middle East. It is a popular location to film movies and TV shows over the years. Located around five hours from Hollywood, it is easily accessible to the major studios and provides one of the most unique landscapes in the world. Many popular films have been shot here including the original episode of the Star Wars epic. You will get a chance to travel through this unique marvel of nature before you reach Las Vegas, one of the most colorful and vibrant cities in the world. Enjoy the nightlife!

Day 08 - Mammoth Lakes - Death Valley - Las Vegas (565 KM / 8 hours)

Day 09

Las Vegas

Do you know what they say about our next stop? “If you don’t see the sunrise, you probably didn’t do your Vegas vacation right.” Choose to roll the dice in the massive casinos or travel the world in a day as you take a Venetian Gondola, one of our curated travel experiences that is going to blow your mind! Enjoy some of the best musical shows in the luxury hotels on “The Strip”, pose in front of Eiffel Tower, witness the famous Bellagio Fountain, or take a helicopter ride at night over the strip. Who are we to judge? No matter what you do, make sure you go crazy in the “city of lights, smiles, and memories”.

Day 09 - Las Vegas

Day 10

Las Vegas - Grand Canyon - Las Vegas (Full Day)

Today you will be visiting one of the great natural wonders of the world, the spectacular Grand Canyon. You will be picked up from your hotel and travel over the newly built Hoover Dam Bypass Bridge, continue to the Grand Canyon through the Southwest desert along the famous and historic Route 66, with a stop in Kingman, Arizona. You will have approximately 3 hours at the Grand Canyon South Rim National Park to explore the Grand Canyon Village, as well as the South Rim’s many scenic overlooks. During the tour, your guide will make multiple stops along the Rim of the Canyon for a variety of viewing and photo opportunities including the Mather Point, where you can see almost a quarter of the entire Grand Canyon.

Day 10 - Las Vegas - Grand Canyon - Las Vegas (Full Day)

Day 11

Las Vegas - Los Angeles (440 KM / 6 hours)

After breakfast at the hotel, say goodbye to Las Vegas and continue your road trip towards Los Angeles. Enjoy your journey through the beautiful Mojave Desert, the driest desert in North America. Upon reaching Los Angeles, ignore the traffic and soak in the feeling of actually being in Hollywood! Get to you luxury hotel and unwind for a bit. Later in the evening, hit the sparkling boulevards and palm-fringed avenues of Los Angeles to take in the sights and sounds of everything that is Southern California. Enjoy the magic of Los Angeles at night as you travel down the Major attractions of Los Angeles like the downtown, Griffith Observatory, Sunset Strip, Rodeo Drive and Beverly Hills on a guided city tour.

Day 11 - Las Vegas - Los Angeles (440 KM / 6 hours)

Day 12

Universal Studios

After breakfast at the hotel, do what Hollywood offers best! Visit the Universal Studios Hollywood and DreamWorks Theatre for an exciting and a fun day out. Experience the first-hand delight of being on a movie or a TV set where popular actors have worked. Inside the Universal Studios tour, enjoy Despicable Me Minion Mayhem and Transformers 3D rides, as well as the Wizarding World of Harry Potter attraction. In the evening, shop and dine around town with a wide range of choices. After an eventful day spent in the Universal Studios, return to your hotel. If you still have energy left, head out to enjoy the nightlife, the palm trees and the ocean breeze of Los Angeles.

Day 12 - Universal Studios

Day 13

Los Angeles

Los Angeles is calling! It is a full day at leisure. Spend the day walking around the famous corners of the city, sip a coffee at a street café or hang out in one of the shopping centers where you might even bump into a famous Hollywood actor! Spend the entire day in the city and make sure to visit the famous Hollywood sign and drive around the Beverly Hills area. Or, you can experience a full-day visit to Walt Disney’s Magic Kingdom of Disneyland. Known as one of the top tourist attractions in Southern California, Disneyland attracts millions of visitors from all over the world and offers pleasures for young and old alike.

Day 13 - Los Angeles

Day 14

Los Angeles - Big Sur (500 KM / 7 hours)

Today, you will be travelling on one of the most popular and stunning highways in the world – The Pacific Coast Highway also known as Highway Number 1! With so many beautiful coastal towns, gorgeous inland vistas and dramatic landscapes, the Los Angeles to Big Sur drive is one of the most spectacular along California’s Highway 1. The road bends along the edge of the coast, making not only the viewpoints scenic, but the entire drive will keep treating you with stunning vistas. As you wind down the coast, there will be plenty of viewpoints to pull over at and state parks to drive through. Call it a day upon reach the town of Big Sur, a stretch of coastline known for the ragged cliffs, green mountains and deep blue waters.

Day 14 - Los Angeles - Big Sur (500 KM / 7 hours)

Day 15

Big Sur - San Francisco (245 KM / 6 hours)

You will start driving from Big Sur to San Francisco on Pacific Coast Highway California 1. En route, visit the famous seaside town of Monterey which is about a 40 minute drive from Big Sur. Monterey is famous for the Monterey Bay Aquarium. Next, we suggest stopping in Santa Cruz to check out the famous boardwalk, a huge amusement park featuring many vintage rides including the wooden Giant Dipper roller coaster. You may also take a shortstop at Half Moon Bay. Located just south of San Francisco, the town has an incredible stretch of beaches and is perfect for sunbathing, swimming, and surfing. There’s actually enough to do in Half Moon Bay to warrant its own day trip but you can take a quick look around the area before you head to San Francisco city.

Day 15 - Big Sur - San Francisco (245 KM / 6 hours)

Day 16

Departure

If there’s got to be an addiction, it must be of travel because it is healthy and the side effects of developing a thirst for adventure and exploration are something worth having!

All good things must come to an end, and so does this unique trip. We will organize a private airport transfer for your flight back home. As you take off from USA, take a moment to reflect on the experiences over the days gone by and return home with a heart full of memories. In case you decide to change your mind, we will be happy to make arrangements to extend your stay!

Day 16 - Departure

Cost

INR 3,85,000 + 5% GST Per Person (EMI Option Available)

Trip Inclusions

  • Accommodation in Premium category hotels on twin sharing basis with breakfast
  • Private airport transfer
  • City tour of San Francisco, Las Vegas, Los Angeles
  • Wine tasting tour in napa valley
  • Entrance Tickets To: Universal Studios
  • Tour of Grand Canyon

Trip Exclusions

  • Any flight tickets
  • Chauffeur driven vehicle or self-drive vehicle
  • Fuel and parking fees
  • Alcoholic beverages
  • Lunch & Dinner
  • Personal Expenditure
  • Visa Fee
  • Tips
  • Travel Insurance
  • Any Cost Arising Out of Unforeseen Circumstances Like Ill Health, Vehicle Breakdown, Land Blocks, Bad Weather Etc.
  • Anything which in not mentioned in the inclusion section
  • 5% GST
  • 5% TCS

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