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The perfect tour to take in the famous sights of the west coast of the USA, exploring bustling San Francisco and cosmopolitan Los Angeles. Travel inland through the Mojave Desert and see its indigenous Joshua Trees, walk to the magnificent Yosemite Falls, and take in the bright city lights of vibrant Las Vegas. After a jam-packed itinerary of exploring, spend time relaxing in the tranquillity of the Hawaiian islands. Combining mighty cities with spectacular natural scenery, this incredible tour is not to be missed!
Fly to San Francisco International Airport and transfer to your hotel. Your ATI Tour Director will meet you this afternoon. In the evening, join your fellow travellers for a welcome drink and brief informational meeting.
This morning, join a half-day city tour which includes Union Square, the Civic Centre and Fisherman’s Wharf. From the top of Twin Peaks, enjoy the spectacular view and see for yourself why many consider San Francisco the most beautiful city in America.
Enjoy the afternoon at leisure in 'the city by the bay'. Perhaps take a cable car ride to Fisherman’s Wharf where you can enjoy a 'taste of San Francisco' as you sample local seafood, famous sourdough breads or decadent Ghiradelli’s Chocolate. Or, why not take a stroll by Sea Lions’ Marina to watch the wonderful creatures frolic and play. Be sure to gaze across the bay to Alcatraz Island where 'America’s most wanted' such as Al Capone and 'Machine Gun' Kelly were incarcerated. Or, visit Union Square for a shopping stop at Macy’s Department Store.
Your ATI Tour Director will be on hand to assist you in planning your next two days in the city.
Enjoy a further day at leisure in San Francisco or join an optional tour to Monterey and Carmel. Travel along the Pacific Coast to the Monterey Bay Peninsula. Visit Cannery Row, made famous by the John Steinbeck novel. Your optional package includes admission to the famous Monterey Bay Aquarium, showcasing some 200 exhibits of marine life and one of the most respected aquariums in the world. Continue on the 17-mile drive and admire the natural scenery as well as the spectacular homes. Enjoy time in the charming community of Carmel, known for its art galleries and shops, before a late afternoon return to San Francisco.
Join the group for an included all day adventure to Yosemite National Park. Known for its magnificent waterfalls (seasonal), granite peaks and remarkable wildlife, Yosemite is one of America’s favourite national parks. We will explore the park by coach, but you will also have time to enjoy the spectacular scenery on the valley floor. Enjoy an all-American picnic whilst looking at majestic Yosemite Falls.
Today, we travel through the Mojave Desert on our way to Las Vegas. A late afternoon arrival in the dazzling 'entertainment capital of the world' will give allow you enough time to start enjoying this fantastic city right away!
Your ATI Tour Director will assist you in arranging all you want to do, whether it is shopping, seeing a show, enjoying a fine dining experience, or joining an optional evening tour.
This morning, we leave Las Vegas for an included day trip to the Grand Canyon. First stop is the majestic Hoover Dam. Admire the construction of the dam and the beauty of Lake Mead before continuing on to the Grand Canyon.
At the Grand Canyon, you will have time to explore the views on your own and if you choose, join an optional helicopter trip over the canyon, a rafting trip on the Colorado, or walk on the recently built Skywalk platform.
Today, our journey takes us through the Coachella Valley, one of the most famous desert areas. Along the way we will pass through Indio, home to the International Date Festival due to the abundance of this crop. We will also travel alongside cities such as Palm Desert and Palm Springs, the winter playground for Hollywood royalty, glitz and glamour.
A sea of wind turbines lay along this desert’s floor. This is the oldest wind farm in the USA, capturing the breezes between the San Jacinto and San Bernardino Mountains, and harnessing energy for the entire valley.
This afternoon, we arrive in Los Angeles.
This morning, we will enjoy a comprehensive city tour of Los Angeles including the hip Santa Monica, glamorous Hollywood and renowned Beverly Hills. You will be able to stop by the 'finish line' of historic Route 66, see an iconic Californian lifeguard tower made famous by 'Baywatch', walk on the boulevard of stars and take a great photo of the famous Hollywood sign.
The afternoon is yours to explore more on your own, or join an optional excursion to Universal Studios where you will learn all about how movies are made.
A day at leisure today! Or why not join an optional full day excursion to San Diego? Travel south through San Juan Capistrano and San Clemente to San Diego, the second largest city in California. San Diego enjoys year-round mild weather and is located on the San Diego Bay. Enjoy a city tour including the historic old town, the Gas Lamp district, the bay front, as well as picturesque Seaport Village.
For a different view of the city, you can join an optional cruise on the bay before returning to Los Angeles in the late afternoon.
Enjoy four relaxing, balmy days in the land of aloha! Whether you go off the beaten path to explore, or simply lay by the ocean or pool to soak up the sun, this is sure to be one of the most memorable parts of your journey!
Your locally based representative will be on hand to assist you in planning your time.
Today we leave the spirit of the islands behind and return to the mainland for our overnight flight to the UK.
Arrival in the UK.
All rooms have to be requested with our Partner, ATI. Once we have confirmed your requirements we will send you a new confirmation invoice. ATI Terms and Conditions do not allow any name changes once your booking is confirmed.
This tour requires customers to have a certain degree of fitness as it is a very full itinerary. Wheelchairs must be prior approved by ATI. This is due to luggage space being at a premium on the coach.
Customers are subject to 1 piece of hold luggage each, additional pieces are subject to approval by ATI and may be charged at a supplement.
Passengers with medical conditions which impair their travels and may require assistance must make these conditions known at the time of booking. Tour Directors are not permitted to personally intervene or assist in medical emergencies, or assist passengers with prior medical conditions. Passengers with physical challenges must always travel with a companion who can assist them. All coaches are equipped with a lavatory.
As facilities for properly serving the lavatory are extremely limited outside major metropolitan areas, the on-board lavatory is principally intended for emergency use. Of course, frequent stops are made throughout the day for the customers comfort.
You may find that your tour coach does not have seat belts as American Law doesn't require them. Please note, due to local laws at least one person in each room booked must be aged 21 years or over.
Persons under 21 years of age cannot enter casinos (including those in hotels) alone in the USA and must be accompanied at all times by an adult aged 21 or over.
IMPORTANT VISA INFORMATION Travel Authorisation via the Electronic System for Travel Authorisation (ESTA) is required prior to travelling to the USA under the Visa Waiver Program, for which an additional charge of approximately $14 per person is made. Log onto the ESTA Web site at https://esta.cbp.dhs.gov and complete an online application in English. The web-based system will prompt you to answer basic biographical and eligibility questions typically requested on a paper I-94W form. Applications may be submitted at any time prior to travel, however, DHS recommends that applications be submitted no less than 72 hours prior to travel. It is your responsibility to ensure you hold the correct passport and visa (if required) to enter the United States of America. If you are in any doubt please contact the appropriate embassy.
Single Room Supplement from £1,569.00 (17 days).
* Park Central Hotel, San Francisco
* Piccadilly Inn Shaw, Yosemite Gateway
* Excalibur Hotel & Casino, Las Vegas
* Crown Plaza LA Harbor, Los Angeles
* Luana Waikiki Hotel & Suites, Honolulu or Kaanapali Beach Hotel, Maui
Please note; due to local laws at least one person in each room booked must be 21 years of age or over.
All hotels are of European minimum 3-star standard.
Please Note: Due to demand, we may use other hotels of a similar standard. Your exact hotel details will be provided with your travel documents.
All of our coaches are modern and comfortable, and you can be assured of a high level of service and reliability from our expert-trained coach crews, who will be on hand to assist and escort you along the way.
Yes, unfortunately there is no feeder/transfer service to/from the U.K. airports.
Estimated flight times are given at the time of booking. The times given are for guidance only and may change.
Exact flight times will be confirmed on travel document which are sent 7-10 days before departure. For more information on flight times please contact our Reservations Department on 0844 324 9265 or email us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
We are able to pre-book flight seats with most airlines. There may be a charge for this service.
Any charges will be confirmed at the time of booking. Most other airlines will allocate your seats at check-in.
Yes, we can. Please contact our Customer Service Department on 0844 324 9265 to arrange wheelchair assistance or any other medical requests.
We recommend you check-in for your flight three hours before the scheduled time for long haul flights and two and a half hours before the scheduled time for any European holidays.
Luggage allowances vary from airline to airline. The luggage allowance is normally up to 20kg (44lbs) and 5kg for hand luggage. Ryan Air's luggage allowance is normally up to 20kg (44lbs) and 10kg for hand luggage. All allowances are subject to changes made by the airline.
For more information on luggage allowances please contact our Customer Service Department on 0844 324 9265 or email us at email@example.com.
The transfers on the majority of our flight tours are included. Our Reservations Staff will be able to advise you when you call. On tours where you book your own flight the transfers may only be available at certain times or not at all.
This depends on which airline the flight is booked with. Please call our Customer Service Department on 0844 324 9265 for more details.