If you want that perfect getaway with friends, then the exciting West Coast trip is tailored just for you. Enjoy some great times in the company of friends as you traverse the West Coast visiting happening cities like Los Angeles, San Francisco and of course, Las Vegas. Have a fun outing in Universal Studios and enjoy the city tours planned for you. For this trip, you arrive in San Francisco, and you depart from “Sin City,” Las Vegas.
On Day 1 and Day 2, you arrive in San Francisco and set out to discover this well-known, iconic place. You go on a San Francisco city tour and visit the many sightseeing places here.
On Day 3, you depart from San Francisco and move to your next exciting destination, the land of Hollywood, Los Angeles and you go on a Los Angeles tour.
On Day 4, you go on a full-day trip to Universal Studios in Los Angeles.
On Day 5, you depart from Los Angeles to Las Vegas and you get to explore ‘Sin City’ on your own.
On Day 6, you go on an interesting and exciting Las Vegas city tour.
On Day 7, you get to spend the day in leisure and you could continue to explore Las Vegas, the ‘Sin City’ on your own. Alternatively, you could also visit the great big Grand Canyon on your own. Enroute to the canyon is pretty picturesque and there are many places to be seen in and around the Grand Canyon area.
On Day 8, your trip comes to a close and you return home from Las Vegas.
Day 1 – San Francisco Fly to San Francisco, is one of the few North American cities to achieve a legendary status equivalent to places like Paris or London. The city's well-known hills offer stunning views of the Pacific Ocean and the San Francisco Bay, and feature a wide array of shops, restaurants, and a cosmopolitan nightlife. In addition to its diversity and charm, San Francisco is a gateway to the Silicon Valley, America's premier high-technology center.
Day 2 – Bridge Bay and Headlands hike and the San Francisco City tour Your hike starts at the historic Presidio Park and you take a lovely walk across the famous Golden Gates Bridge, mesmerized by the wonderful view of San Francisco. You’ll then climb up to the Marin Headlands and cherish the stunning Pacific Ocean views from the Bridge. Also climb the Slacker Hill for a perfect 360-degree view of the bay. The hike finally takes you to the beautiful trail of Sausalito. Post lunch, you proceed on a sightseeing tour of San Francisco. You will visit the famous Golden Gate Bridge, with the world’s highest bridge towers. Continue to Twin Peaks, Lombard Street, Cable Car, Pier 39, Nob Hill, Civic Center, Union Square, Fisherman’s Wharf, Palace of Fine Arts & other highlights.
Day 3 – San Francisco to Los Angeles & city tour Today, you depart to Los Angeles. Welcome to the “Entertainment Capital of the World.” For the city tour, you will be driven through the “Entertainment Capital of the World,” Hollywood, Hollywood Walk of Fame, Beverly Hills, Grumman Chinese Theater, Sunset Strip, Rodeo Drive for the world’s most expensive shopping and the Chinatown for some good bargains.
Day 4 – Full day Universal Studio Join us today for a tour of Universal Studios which has always been known for its innovative rides and attractions, and is designed to let visitors experience the movies like never before. A trip to Universal is like a trip into the heart of Hollywood. With films and TV shows always in production, one never knows who they might see wandering in the sidewalks of the park.
Day 5 – Los Angeles to Las Vegas You depart in the morning for your flight to Las Vegas. On arrival, you transfer to your hotel. The evening is free at leisure for you to explore the city of Vegas on your own.
Day 6 – Las Vegas tour In the evening, you proceed on the city tour around Las Vegas experiencing the spectacular Colorful Dancing Fountain, the Fountains of the Bellagio, Stratosphere Tower, Downtown Vegas, and of course Fremont Street, where over 12 million lights create a free show with pumping music.
Day 7 – Day at leisure Today, the day is free at your leisure and you can explore the city of Vegas on your own. Alternatively, you can take a full day trip on your own to the Grand Canyon.
Day 8 – Departure You will depart to the Las Vegas airport to board the flight for your next destination.
While on your Exciting West Coast trip in the US you get to see and visit:
In San Francisco
The Sausalito Trail
Golden Gate Bridge
Palace of Fine Arts
In Grand Canyon
Hoover Dam Bridge
In Las Vegas
The Fountains of the Bellagio
In Los Angeles
Hollywood Walk of Fame
Grumman Chinese Theater
When to Go
The weather varies between the Northern US and the Southern US. The Northern US typically has defined, distinct seasons. The climate in the North from the West Coast to the East Coast is similar. Spring is very pleasant, the summers range from warm to hot, and fall season is when the leaves wear different colors and winters are cold. In the Southern US, summers are very hot, and winters are mild. Spring and autumn seasons are pleasant.
Therefore, essentially, the best times to visit the US are definitely the spring-summer months from May to September.
If you are on an Exciting West Coast trip, and are visiting Las Vegas, the Grand Canyon, Los Angeles, and San Francisco, then ideally the months to visit would be the spring, summer and fall seasons-May to November.
2 nights stay at San Francisco
3 nights stay at Las Vegas
2 nights stay at Los Angeles
Daily breakfast from day 2 onwards (except in Las Vegas)
Airport- Hotel-Airport Transfers on sharing basis (shuttle / seat in coach). (Surcharges may apply for certain airports will apply)
Return airport transfers in Las Vegas
Return airport transfers in Los Angeles
Return airport transfers in San Francisco
San Francisco city tour with transfers on shared basis
Las Vegas light tour with transfers on shared basis
Los Angeles city tour with transfers on shared basis
Universal Studio with transfers on shared basis
Bridge Bay and Headlands Hike in San Francisco
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