California Dreaming

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California Dreaming - Escorted Tour

CALIFORNIA DREAMING 24 DAY ESCORTED TOUR


Dates: 14 October - 6 November 2015


Guide price from: £2,950 per person


Tour Escorts: Derek and Iris Smith


Total driving distance: Approx. 1,500 miles


Tour size: Maximum 24 units


Day 1

Fly to Las Vegas, meet your Tour Escorts and transfer to your hotel.
Overnight Las Vegas Hotel.

Day 2

Enjoy a group breakfast with your fellow travellers and then “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.

Day 3

Pick up your motorhome, stock up on supplies and take the short drive to a Las Vegas campsite. (4 miles).
Overnight Las Vegas campsite.

Day 4

Drive to Death Valley (124 miles), and marvel at the strange landscape.
Overnight Death Valley campsite

Day 5

Free day to explore Death Valley – the hottest, driest place in the USA.


Day 6

Head north in California to Mammoth Lakes (205 miles)
Overnight Mammoth Lakes campsite.

Day 7

Continue north to Lake Tahoe (140 miles), shared between California and Nevada.
Overnight Lake Tahoe campsite.

Day 8

Free day to explore Lake Tahoe.
Overnight Lake Tahoe campsite.

Day 9

Drive to Yosemite National Park and get your first view of Half Dome, El Capitan and Sentinel Rock (160 miles). Overnight Yosemite campsite.

Day 10

Enjoy a 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 Park.
Overnight Yosemite campsite.

Day 11

Free day to revisit Yosemite.
Overnight Yosemite campsite.

Day 12

Continue to San Francisco (147 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.


Day 13

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.


Day 14

Another free day to explore San Francisco.
Overnight San Francisco campsite.

Day 15

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 (119 miles).
Overnight Big Sur campsite.

Day 16

Continue along the coast to San Luis Obispo (142 miles). Call in at Hearst Castle, a National Historic Landmark, built for the newspaper magnate William Randolph Hearst.
Overnight San Luis Obispo campsite.

Day 17

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 (155 miles).
Overnight Malibu Beach Campground.

Day 18

Today we will have a full day excursion to Los Angeles including Hollywood, Beverley Hills and the Farmer’s Market.
Overnight Malibu Beach Campground.

Day 19

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.

Day 20

Pass through Los Angeles to San Diego (155 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.

Day 21

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.

Day 22

A change of scene but an equally nice beach as we head to Newport Beach near to Back Bay Nature Reserve (90 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. Evening Farewell Meal.
Overnight Newport Beach campsite.


Day 23

A short drive (33 miles) back to Los Angeles to return your motorhome and take the evening flight to the UK.

Day 24

Arrive UK.
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.

Tour Highlights

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


What’s Included

The services of experienced Tour Escorts | Return standard flights (London to Las Vegas and Los Angeles to London) | All airport taxes | 20 days 4-berth motorhome hire with unlimited mileage allowance | VIP vehicle insurance (Excess $1000) |Two personal and one motorhome convenience kits | Full propane tank | Unlimited generator usage | Camp chairs | 20 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


Exclusions

Personal insurance – please ask for a quote | Motorhome fuel or refills 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


Tour Daybook

Your personal tour itinerary, including suggested excursions en route. Use as a guidebook and keep as a memento.

Campsites

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 October - 6 November 2015

Guide Price From £2,950 Per Person
Tour Escorts Derek and Iris Smith
Total Driving Distance Approx. 1,500 Miles
Tour Size Maximum 24 Units
Add-Ons And Upgrades
Enhance Your Flight With An Upgrade Add In Pre-Tour Or Post-Tour Stays, Extended Motorhome Rental, Hotels Or Excursions Upgrade Your Motorhome For Extra Space


Tour Gallery - 3 photos

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