Sedona - USA
FROM: R36,235 pp

Journey from Los Angeles to Las Vegas on this 8-day group tour of the American west. Head along the California coast, visiting Santa Barbara, Carmel and San Francisco, home to the Golden Gate Bridge. In summer, enjoy a hike in Yosemite National Park, or explore Monterey during winter. Tour the magical Las Vegas Strip, see the engineering marvel that is the Hoover Dam and soak up the dramatic landscapes of Sedona. Explore Monument Valley, see the well-photographed Horseshoe Bend and visit Antelope Canyon before returning to Vegas.

Inclusions
Itinerary
Prices & Dates

Trip Highlights

Los Angeles - Start your tour in the star-studded city, home to Hollywood
San Francisco - Visit the City by the Bay, embracing it's iconic landmarks and sights, with a spectacular night view of the city from Bay Bridge
Monterey - On winter departures, take in the wharf and Cannery Row in this historic coastal city
Hoover Dam - Learn about the rich history of this man-made phenomenon and it's significant impact on the area
Monument Valley - Cruise through this magnificent Valley, guided by Navajo Indians and visit the iconic Horseshoe Bend to discover why this is one of the most photographed locations in the world
Santa Barbara - Learn the importance of these Spanish Religious outposts for the regions development
Yosemite National Park - On summer departures, enjoy a hike to Yosemite Falls and stop at some of the park's best viewpoints and highlights
Las Vegas - Stay in the glittering desert city of Las Vegas, enjoy a tour of the Strip and free time to hit the casino
Sedona - Experience the breath-taking panoramic beauty of the iconic red rock formations on a scenic drive of Oak Creek Canyon and discover Navajo culture
Antelope Canyon - Marvel at the stunning dunes formed by mother nature, which are so extraordinary they defy description

Included

7 breakfasts
Escorted by a knowledgeable local tour guide. Please note that guiding will be in English plus one additional language
Entrance to Antelope Canyon, Monument Valley, Horseshoe Bend and The Valley of Fire
Hoover Dam visit
Navajo Jeep Tour in Monument Valley
1 piece of luggage (no weight limit) and 1 small carry on bag, such as a rucksack
Note: This tour is operated in conjunction with our trusted partner and you will join travellers from different operators, not solely On The Go
7 nights 2-3 star hotels
All relevant transportation in an air-conditioned private minibus or coach
Guided sightseeing in Santa Barbara, Carmel, San Francisco and along “The Strip” in Las Vegas (plus Monterey on winter departures)
Admission to Yosemite Park (summer departures)
Bay cruise in San Francisco
One tree planted with NGO One Tree Planted for every passenger, supporting reforestation projects around the world

Not Included

International flights & visas
Airport transfers
Optional activities
Any meals or drinks not specified in the inclusions
Items of a personal nature
Tips for your tour guide - an entirely personal gesture!

Itinerary

Day 1

LA to San Francisco

SUMMER ITINERARY (April 1 – Oct 31 departures)
Los Angeles - Santa Barbara - Solvang - Carmel - San Francisco. Head north along the breathtaking California Coast, making our first stop in Santa Barbara. Explore a Spanish Mission and discover how these religious sites were instrumental in the region's development. Continue to Solvang, a charming Danish village, where we'll have the chance to browse local shops. Proceed north to the renowned Route #1 to experience the stunning California coastline (small vehicles will navigate the southern portion, while full-size coaches will traverse the exclusive 17-mile drive). Our next destination is Carmel, famously associated with actor Clint Eastwood. Enjoy free time to explore the town before heading to our hotel for the evening.

Accommodation: SpringHill Suites by Marriott Oakland Airport or similar.

WINTER ITINERARY (Nov 1 – Mar 31 departures)
Los Angeles - Santa Barbara - Solvang - San Francisco. Travel north along the stunning California Coast to our first destination, Santa Barbara. Begin the tour at the State Street Promenade in downtown, where we wander through upscale shops and restaurants in this serene, traffic-free area, appreciating the local architecture and ambiance. Continue to the Santa Barbara beaches and Stearns Wharf for a walk by the ocean and picturesque views. Conclude our Santa Barbara visit at the Spanish Mission, learning about its pivotal role in the region's history. Next, journey to Solvang, known as "the Danish Capital of America." Marvel at the Danish-style architecture and browse local shops and eateries. After a lunch break, travel north through Silicon Valley en route to our hotel for the night.

Accommodation: SpringHill Suites by Marriott Oakland Airport or similar.

Tour pick up: You can be collected for this tour at one of the following locations: Farmers Market Starbucks Coffee Shop - 6333 West 3rd Street, corner of Fairfax Boulevard at 06:30 AM OR Culver City: 4 Points Sheraton Culver City - 5990 Green Valley Circle, Culver City at 07:00 AM. Please ensure you arrive in Los Angeles the day before your tour.
Overnight: San Francisco

Day 2

San Francisco sightseeing

SUMMER ITINERARY (April 1 – Oct 31 departures)
San Francisco - Modesto. Today, we appreciate why San Francisco is considered one of the most beautiful cities in the world. Our tour begins at Fisherman's Wharf with a cruise through the iconic bay, passing underneath the Golden Gate Bridge and circling the infamous Alcatraz Island. We return to Pier 39 for a leisurely lunch before embarking on an afternoon tour that covers all the city's renowned landmarks, such as the Golden Gate Bridge, Union Square, Chinatown, and Nob Hill. The tour concludes with a stunning night view of the city from the Bay Bridge. We then depart San Francisco and head to our accommodation in the small city of Modesto.

Accommodation: Modesto Hotel or similar.

WINTER ITINERARY (Nov 1 – Mar 31 departures)
Today, we appreciate why San Francisco is considered one of the most beautiful cities in the world. Our tour begins at Fisherman's Wharf with a cruise through the iconic bay, passing underneath the Golden Gate Bridge and circling the infamous Alcatraz Island. We return to Pier 39 for a leisurely lunch before embarking on an afternoon tour that covers all the city's renowned landmarks, such as the Golden Gate Bridge, Union Square, Chinatown, and Nob Hill. The tour concludes with a stunning night view of the city from the Bay Bridge. Tonight is spent in San Francisco.

Accommodation: Springhill Suites Oakland Airport or similar.
Overnight: Modesto (summer) / San Francisco (winter)  |  Breakfast

Day 3

Yosemite National Park or Monterey

SUMMER ITINERARY (April 1 – Oct 31 departures)
San Francisco - Yosemite National Park - Stevenson Ranch. We travel east through the farmlands of the Joaquin Valley to reach Yosemite National Park, a 1,200-square-mile marvel of forests, lakes, and waterfalls nestled in the Sierra Nevada. Make stops at prominent landmarks such as El Capitan, Bridalveil Fall, and Half Dome. Continue with a hike starting from the Yosemite Visitor Centre to arrive at the grand Yosemite Falls, one of the tallest and waterfalls in North America at 730 meters. We then head to Stevenson ranch for the night.

Accommodation: Comfort Suites Stevenson Ranch or similar.

WINTER ITINERARY (Nov 1 – Mar 31 departures)
San Francisco - Monterey - Stevenson Ranch. Begin the day with a visit to Monterey, including the wharf and Cannery Row. Formerly a series of sardine factories, Cannery Row is now a charming destination for exploring its rich history. We continue along the stunning California Coast to the town of Carmel-by-the-Sea, known as the home of actor and director Clint Eastwood. Enjoy free time to explore the beautiful boutiques and galleries. We then head south to the iconic Route 1, offering close-up views of the spectacular California coastline. Small vehicles will traverse the southern portion of Route 1, while full-size coaches will exclusively take the 17-Mile Drive. In the afternoon, we make the drive to Stevenson Ranch, arriving in the early evening.

Accommodation: Comfort Suites Steven Ranch or similar.
Overnight: Stevenson Ranch  |  Breakfast

Day 4

Welcome to Vegas!

SUMMER & WINTER ITINERARY
Stevenson Ranch - Las Vegas. Today's adventure takes us east through the desert and Death Valley to the world's gambling capital: Las Vegas. We’ll stop for lunch at the outlet mall on the Nevada State Line, where you can shop renowned brands like Levi's, Nike, Reebok, Timberland, and more.

In the evening, we'll tour the iconic Las Vegas Strip to admire the impressive hotels and attractions built in the heart of the desert. Highlights include Caesar’s Palace, The Mirage, Luxor, Paris, Mandalay Bay, New York-New York, Treasure Island, and more. End the night by trying your luck at one of the many casinos—who knows, you might get lucky!

Accommodation: Harrah's Hotel or similar.
Overnight: Las Vegas  |  Breakfast

Day 5

Hoover Dam & back to Vegas

SUMMER & WINTER ITINERARY
Las Vegas - Hoover Dam - Las Vegas. After a leisurely breakfast, we head to the awe-inspiring Hoover Dam. Discover the fascinating story behind this engineering marvel and its transformative impact on the region. We then return to Las Vegas, with free time available to enjoy the vast array of attractions and shows offered.

Accommodation: Harrah's Hotel or similar.
Overnight: Las Vegas  |  Breakfast

Day 6

Sedona

SUMMER & WINTER ITINERARY
Las Vegas - Sedona - Page. Our journey begins with a drive across the Mojave Desert, continuing up the Colorado Plateau along historic Route 66, and culminating in the picturesque town of Sedona. Celebrated as the jewel of the desert and one of America's most beautiful destinations, Sedona promises stunning vistas. We'll take a scenic drive through Oak Creek Canyon, which descends 2000 feet (610 meters) to the valley floor. We'll pause for photo ops at the Oak Creek Canyon overlook and Slide Rock State Park, capturing the mesmerizing red rock formations and scenery.

In Sedona, enjoy a lunch break where you can explore stores featuring authentic Indian arts and crafts, along with unique boutiques and galleries. Post-lunch, we'll venture into the desert to visit the Chapel of the Holy Cross (self-guided tour using a local shuttle service) and soak in panoramic views of Sedona's iconic red rock formations such as Bell Rock, Courthouse Butte, and Cathedral Rock. In the late afternoon, we'll depart Sedona and head to Page for an overnight stay.

Accommodation: Clarion Inn Page or similar.
Overnight: Sedona  |  Breakfast

Day 7

Monument Valley & Horseshoe Bend

SUMMER & WINTER ITINERARY
Sedona - Monument Valley - Horseshoe Bend - Page. Our day begins with a journey into Monument Valley, an iconic symbol of the American West and one of the most photographed and majestic locations in the world. Situated deep within the heart of the Navajo Nation, this awe-inspiring park features sandstone masterpieces rising between 400 and 1000 feet (up to 300 meters). Surrounding these impressive structures are mesas, buttes, shrubs, and trees.

Our visit includes a jeep tour led by Navajo Indians, descending into the valley to witness first-hand why the Navajo consider this land “like no other place on earth.” Following this, we make our way to the majestic Colorado River to visit Horseshoe Bend, a breath-taking and unique landmark in this area.

Accommodation: Clarion Inn Page or similar.
Overnight: Page  |  Breakfast

Day 8

Antelope Canyon & The Valley of Fire

SUMMER & WINTER ITINERARY
Page - Antelope Canyon - Valley of Fire - Las Vegas. We begin the day at Antelope Canyon, an important site in Navajo folklore. We take some time to admire the breath-taking dunes sculpted by wind, water, and sand over thousands of years. After our tour, we leave this remarkable area and set off towards Las Vegas. On our way, we pause for a lunch break before visiting the "Valley of Fire." Named for its stunning red sandstone formations, which were formed from shifting sands and dunes during the dinosaur era over 150 million years ago. When the sun's rays hit just right, the rocks appears to be ablaze, giving the valley its fiery appearance (weather permitting). We then complete our journey back to Las Vegas, arriving by early evening.

Drop off: Las Vegas Luxor Hotel & Casino

This tour is scheduled to end between 20:00 – 21:00, this is an estimated time only. Actual time may change based upon local conditions. Please ensure your departure flight is booked with this time in mind, we recommend booking your flights for the following day.
Breakfast

Prices & Dates

Departure dates are guaranteed with 1 traveller. 'Twin / Double' prices are per person when there are 2 people sharing a room. 'Single Room' prices are applicable to all solo travellers, or if your booking party cannot reach the minimum of 2 persons in a room. Single Rooms can also be booked by any other person wanting the comfort and privacy of their own room.

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At a Glance

Range
Trip Type
Starts
Los Angeles
Ends
Las Vegas
Departs
Monday
Group Size
Min 1 / Max 50
Hotel Rating
2-3 star hotels
Tour Guide
Escorted by a tour guide
Meals
Breakfast: 7
Countries
Minimum Age
No minimum age
Arr. Transfer
No
Dep. Transfer
No
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