California Dreaming - Escorted Tour
CALIFORNIA DREAMING 18 DAY ESCORTED TOUR
Dates: 14 - 31 October 2015
Guide price from: £2,795 per person
Tour Escorts: Derek and Iris Smith
Total driving distance: Approx. 1,500 miles
Tour size: Maximum 24 units
Fly from London to Las Vegas, meet your Tour Escorts and transfer to your hotel. Enjoy a welcome meal in the company of your fellow travellers. Overnight Las Vegas Hotel.
Viva Las Vegas as you have a free day to get over the flight – take in a show or simply breathe in the atmosphere of this lively city.
Overnight Las Vegas hotel.
Pick up your motorhome, stock up on supplies and take the short drive to a Las Vegas campsite. (12 miles). Overnight Las Vegas campsite.
Drive through Death Valley as we head into California to Lone Pine (223miles). Overnight Lone Pine campsite.
Take the spectacular Tioga Pass into Yosemite National Park and get your first view of Half Dome, El Capitan and Sentinel Rock (196 miles). Overnight Yosemite campsite.
You will be picked up from the campsite and taken on a full day coach excursion to Yosemite when a local guide will take you to the amazing sights around the Park and inform you of the history of America’s first National Overnight Las Vegas campsite.
Continue to San Francisco (196 miles) – one of those cities that need no introduction and enjoys international renown for everything from sightseeing to shopping to entertainment. Overnight San Francisco campsite.
Free day to explore San Francisco. Why not take a cruise out to Alcatraz? Be sure to take a trip on one of the tramways up and down the famous San Francisco hills. Overnight San Francisco campsite.
Leave the big city and head along the coast on State Highway 1 – one of America’s most famous roads – the Big Sur and look out on the Pacific Ocean. Pass through Monterey and Carmel, whose former mayors include Clint Eastwood (147 miles). Overnight Big Sur campsite.
Continue along the coast to San Luis Obispo (107 miles). Call in at Hearst Castle, a National Historic Landmark, built for the newspaper magnate William Randolph Hearst. Overnight San Luis Obispo campsite.
Time to get a real taste of the Californian dream as we head to Malibu Beach, home to many movie stars and famous for its fantastic beaches (160 miles). Overnight Malibu Beach Campground.
Why not take a day just lazing on the beach – if you have ever fancied trying windsurfing, this is the place to be. Overnight Malibu Beach campground.
Pass through Los Angeles to San Diego (154 miles) where the San Diego Seaworld, the Dan Diego zoo or the San Diego Museum of Art, where you can enjoy the works of Henry Moore and David Smith, are highly recommended. Overnight San Diego campsite.
Another free day to either relax on the beach or take in some more of San Diego’s great attractions. You may even want to take a trip into Mexico and sample the rhythm of Tijuana (not possible by motorhome). Overnight San Diego campsite.
A change of scene but an equally nice beach as we head to Newport Beach near to Back Bay Nature Reserve (86 miles). Giant Blue and Finback whales have become regular visitors to this section of California’s coast and whale watching trips are organised in Newport Beach. Overnight Newport Beach campsite.
Today we will have a full day excursion to Los Angeles including Hollywood, Beverley Hills and the Farmer’s Market. Farewell Meal. Overnight Newport Beach campsite.
A short drive (33 miles) back to Los Angeles to return your motorhome and take the evening flight to London.
Arrive London. This ends the tour travel arrangements. A great tour for first time visitors to America. Travel with David and Marian discovering the highlights of California. Take in the outstanding natural beauty of Yosemite National Park, the bright lights of Las Vegas and dip into the beach life enjoyed by the Californians as you drive along the Big Sur coastal road.
Two nights hotel stay in Las Vegas. Guided tour of Yosemite National Park San Francisco and San Diego A drive along the Big Sur on California’s State Highway 1 Guided tour of Los Angeles Welcome and farewell meals
The services of experienced Tour Escorts Return standard fl ights (London to Las Vegas and Los Angeles to London) All airport taxes 15 days 5-berth motorhome hire with 3,500 mileage allowance (extra mileage chargeable) VIP vehicle insurance (Excess $1000) Two personal and one motorhome convenience kits Full propane tank Unlimited generator usage and camp chairs 14 nights site fees (includes electrical hook-up where available) Two nights hotel accommodation in Las Vegas on a room only basis Transfers (as stated) Yosemite excursion Welcome and farewell meals Tour daybook Prices are per person based on two adults sharing a motorhome
Personal insurance – please ask for a quote Motorhome fuel or refi lls of propane gas Meals and drinks (unless stated) Excursions or entrance fees (other than those stated) Road tolls Personal expenditure, tips etc Park entry fees (approx. £50) Refundable motorhome security/cleaning deposit Any single supplements, extra adult or child supplements – available on request
Your personal tour itinerary, including suggested excursions en route. Use as a guidebook and keep as a memento.
To stay in the best locations you’ll experience a variety of different campsites. These will range from full facility sites to simple National Park campgrounds, with or without hook-ups or wash blocks This Tour Can Be Combined With Our Western Adventure Tour For Even More Excitement… Holiday Ref: Ust02 Date 14 - 31 October 2014 Guide Price From £2,695 Per Person Tour Escorts David And Marian Copp Total Driving Distance Approx. 1,500 Miles Tour Size Maximum 24 Units
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California Dreaming San Francisco Bridge
California Dreaming Yosemite National Park
California Dreaming San Francisco