National Parks & Bright Lights

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  • No booking fees
  • duration 15 days
  • tour type Group
  • guiding method Live Guide/Instructor
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  • Starts San Francisco, USA
  • Ends Los Angeles, USA
Tour with Flexible Booking Policy
  • Change dates It is free to change your tour start date within 30 days of departure.
  • Choose a different tour Select a new tour run by the same tour operator within 30 days of departure.
HIGHLIGHTS Download trip notes
  • Meet the Navajo in stunning Monument Valley.
  • Marvel at the Grand Canyon.
  • Hike in beautiful Bryce Canyon and Zion National Parks.
  • Roll the dice in Las Vegas.
The National Parks & Bright Lights tour starts in San Francisco and ends in Los Angeles. The National Parks & Bright Lights is a trekking tour that takes 15 days taking you from San Francisco to Los Angeles and through other destinations in North America.

From the Golden Gate Bridge to glowing canyon walls at sunset, this trip captures the beauty of the cities and wilderness of the western US. It’s perfect for the traveller looking to breathe in the scent of the sequoias of Yosemite by day but wanting the comforts of a hotel at night. Prepare yourself for otherworldly hoodoos in Bryce Canyon National Park and desert scenery in Death Valley – the lowest spot on the continent – before taking an optional helicopter ride above the incomparable Grand Canyon. You won’t just visit the west coast, you’ll live it.
CUSTOMER REVIEWS ABOUT G ADVENTURES
4.5 - Excellent
Based on 97 reviews
Rita's review for another G Adventures tour
4 - Very Good
  • Rita
  • From Australia
  • On Oct 02 2018
“Very Good”
Joanna's review for another G Adventures tour
5 - Excellent
  • Joanna
  • From 31
  • On Dec 24 2019
“Fantastic tour snowy, beautiful iceland.. wesae geysers, frozen waterfalls, walked on a glacier and NORTHERN LIGHTS!
Fubky, cool country aided by an exceptional guide and great group”
Daniel's review for another G Adventures tour
5 - Excellent
  • Daniel
  • From Spain
  • On Jan 24 2020
“Never been to South America before, but if the other countries in SA are half as brilliant as Peru, then I will have to go back. Everything from food to itinerary, accommodation, and overall arrangement was great. I could not have done this better myself, and it was nice to be able to lean back and enjoy, while our guide made sure we all had a great time.”
ITINERARY Expand All
  • Day 1: San Francisco
  • Day 2: San Francisco/Yosemite National Park
  • Day 3: Yosemite National Park
  • Day 4: Yosemite National Park/Sierra Nevada
  • Day 5: Sierra Nevada to Las Vegas
  • Day 6: Las Vegas
  • Day 7: Las Vegas/Bryce Canyon National Park
  • Day 8: Bryce Canyon National Park/Lake Powell
  • Day 9: Monument Valley
  • Day 10: Grand Canyon National Park
  • Day 11: Grand Canyon National Park/Lake Havasu City
  • Day 12: Joshua Tree National Park/San Diego
  • Day 13: San Diego
  • Day 14: San Diego/Los Angeles
  • Day 15: Los Angeles
WHAT'S INCLUDED
Accommodation
  • Hotels (14 nts).
Meals
  • 1 lunch, 1 dinner
    Note: Allow USD685-890 for meals not included.
Transport
  • Air-conditioned private vehicle, hiking, walking
Staff & experts
  • CEO (Chief Experience Officer) throughout.
Included activities
  • Your G for Good Moment: Native Grill Food Truck - Lunch
  • Your Welcome Moment: Meet Your CEO and Group
  • Your Discover Moment: Las Vegas
  • Golden Gate Bridge Visit
  • California Produce Tasting
  • Yosemite National Park Visit
  • Yosemite National Park Hike
  • Death Valley National Park Visit
  • Zion National Park Visit
  • Bryce Canyon National Park Visit
  • Glen Canyon Dam Visit
  • Horseshoe Bend Hike
  • Monument Valley 4x4 Tour
  • Grand Canyon South Rim Visit
  • Grand Canyon Sunset
  • Sedona Visit
  • Route 66 Visit
  • London Bridge Visit
  • Joshua Tree National Park Visit
  • Orientation Drive, Los Angeles
  • Entrance fees to all national parks with hiking and walking excursions
  • All transport between destinations and to/from included activities
WHAT'S EXCLUDED
  • Any international flights to San Francisco and from Los Angeles are not included in this price. We always recommend that you arrive 1 day prior to your tour starting date.
  • Travel insurance is not included in this National Parks & Bright Lights tour. Travel insurance is mandatory to buy. We recommend purchasing it from World Nomads.
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GOOD TO KNOW Download trip notes
CANCELLATION

No additional cancellation fees apply for this National Parks & Bright Lights tour. You can cancel the tour up to 62 days prior departure and avoid paying the full amount, but your deposit paid is non-refundable. No refund applies for cancellations within 61 days of departure.

Payment

For any tour departures within 29 January 2021, full payment is required. For tours that depart later than 29 January 2021, a deposit is required to confirm this tour, and the remaining balance will be charged 61 days before trip departure.

Travel Insurance

National Parks & Bright Lights tour requires that you have adequate and valid travel insurance covering medical and personal accidents, including repatriation costs and emergency evacuation. We recommend using World Nomads' travel insurance.

Visa

For this National Parks & Bright Lights tour getting the required visa(s) is the responsibility for each individual traveller, as visa requirements vary depending on your nationality. We recommend to check with your local embassies representing the countries that you are travelling to, as part of this itinerary.

Age Requirement

You must be 18 to travel unaccompanied on a G Adventures tour. For minors travelling with a guardian over 21 years old, the minimum age is 12.

Does this trip suit me?
  • 1. Travel Style : ClassicAll of the highlights, culture, access, and I-can’t-believe-we-did-that moments, all at a great price.
  • 2. Service Level : StandardComfortable tourist-class accommodations with character; mix of public and private transport.
  • 3. Physical Grading : 2 - LightLight walking and hiking suitable for most fitness levels. Nothing too challenging.
  • 4. Merchandising : Vans with WifiThis adventure boasts vans fitted with Wi-Fi for up to five users at a time. Check your email, upload a photo to Facebook, or send a tweet to your friends.
  • 5. Trip Type : Small GroupGroup trips average 12 travellers per departure, depending on the adventure. The maximum is usually no more than 16, but some can be smaller or bigger, depending on the trip. Check individual trips for details.
COVID-19 Safety Measures

This trip incorporates the following COVID-19 measures:

  • This tour has received the World Travel and Tourism Council’s ‘Safe Travels’ stamp, which provides travellers with assurance that COVID-19 health and hygiene protocols have been adhered to.
  • This tour has been limited to a group size of 12 participants to protect against COVID-19. The tour will furthermore adhere to any local government restrictions on group sizes to ensure that everybody are kept safe.
  • Wearing a mask, hand washing and general sanitizing has been implemented on this tour. Frequently touched surfaces are regularly disinfected. Hygiene safety measures and distancing will be followed in transportation, accommodation and meal venues.
  • Distancing measures have been implemented to safeguard against COVID-19.
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