4-Day San Francisco to Hoover Dam, Fire Wave, Grand Canyon West Rim/South Rim and Las Vegas In Depth Tour

Tour Code: GOL-SFO-124
Duration: 4 Day(s) / 3 Night(s)
Tour Guide: Chinese, English
Quality: Budget
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4-Day San Francisco to Hoover Dam, Fire Wave, Grand Canyon West Rim/South Rim and Las Vegas In Depth Tour
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Overview

Experience: UNESCO, Family

Extra (Excluded): Wifi, Meal etc...

Tour Guide:Chinese, English


Available Days :

Sat (2019-10-12 To 2020-04-25) | Tue (2019-10-15 To 2020-04-28) | 2019-12-28

Highlights :

Discover Excalibur Hotel, Antelope Canyon, Horseshoe Bend, Grand Canyon, Hoover Dam, Edwards Air Force Base, and Tehachapi Mountain on our energizing 4-day bus tour beginning from Bay Area with extraordinary discounts and selective offers.

Itinerary

Leave San Francisco for Las Vegas in the morning. To begin with, move over the oak forest coast, at that point along the channel, the natural product trees into the woodland's focal valley southbound. Toward the evening, we enter the The Mountain Pass and see the biggest breeze control station in California. The windmills in the mountains and fields came over the sky, and the energy is heavenly and stunning. After crossing the Mojave Desert and overlooking the Edward Air Force Base, which has the longest runway on the planet, American space planes have arrived here, and it is additionally the first run through people have broken the speed of sound. Gazing toward the sky, you may see that the most recent American air ship is hurrying. Arrive in Las Vegas at night.

Hotel: Excalibur Hotel & Casino Las Vegas or Similar.


Attractions

Edwards Air Force Base, CA

The Air Force installation in United States in Southern California is known as Edwards Air Force Base. It was built in the year 1933 with the elevation of 702 meters.

Mojave Desert, NV

Refers to the high area of desert which actually occupies an important part of southern California, The desert also covers some portion of central California of United States Of America

In the morning, head to the fascinating valley of the world, in the harsh desert, bouncing like a fire consuming slope. sandstones, which have been dissolved by a huge number of long stretches of wind and downpour, have various shapes, are loaded with peculiarity, and are brimming with valleys. They resemble the bonsai of God's earth, assembling the pith of the world. The grand white sandstone of Zion, the lofty red shake mass of the Monument Valley, the ethereality of the wavy valley, and the abnormality of the curves. Apiary, elephant trunk, crocodile, white shake dome........... Each stone is an enchanted work, making the best artist on earth murmur. Strolling in the wavy valley, viewing the rough shaded lines, such as streaming waves, similar to the furious fire, can not help yet enjoy the cadence of shake pivot, feel the otherworldly magnificence of nature. At that point go through history, witness the stone paintings left by the Indians a great many years back, find out about the life and common changes of the indigenous clans; travel through existence, visit the shooting scenes of Hollywood science fiction films, and land Mars with Schwarzenegger's "Enormous Veyron". "Star Trek" goes outside. Come back to the old town of Las Vegas and go to the origination of the desert marvel to encounter the appeal of the first gambling club. Distinctive view, the brilliance of the past, the flourishing of today, albeit a long way from the street, it is likewise brilliant, demonstrating the wild and traditions of the western spearheading time.

Note: Waves Valley must pay tickets and fuel: $20 per person

Hotel: Excalibur Hotel & Casino Las Vegas or Similar.


Attractions

Antelope Canyon, AZ

Antelope Canyon which is a slot canyon in the American Southwest is a gorgeous place to explore. It is a beautiful site to explore the history of the Navajo people.

Valley of Fire State Park, NV

It is located in the Mojave Desert about 58 miles Northeast of Las Vegas Strip. It is the ancient Nevada State Park and was devoted. It was named for the superb red sandstone creations.

Choice 1: Participate at your own cost: (English) Grand Canyon National Park-South is 

today, one of the miracles of the world, the Grand Canyon National Park (South Rim), the gulch is enormous, overwhelming, Its fantastic and stunning world is unrivaled and unmatched. With the development of sunshine, the difference in cloud shadow mirrors the rich hues and interminable appeal. The Colorado River is a ninth-mile surging westbound. Following 6,000,000 years of work, day and night, removing the 277-mile-long, 10-mile-wide Grand Canyon, you need to appreciate the significance of nature. 

Note: Grand Canyon National Park "Southern Edge" must compensation tickets and fuel costs: $80 per individual 

Alternative 2: At your very own cost: West Grand Canyon - Hoover Dam 

Stops one of the incredible waters in American history And the development venture - Hoover Dam, at that point go to one of the Seven Wonders of the World, "Amazing Canyon", the western edge of the Grand Canyon has a place with the Hualapai Indian Reservation. Chinese David Jin constructed a straightforward glass connect here, balancing in excess of 4,000 pontoons, which can bolster the heaviness of 71 Boeing 747s. The gathering individuals can stroll on the "sky trail" at their own cost, and take an interest in the "West Canyon Helicopter Sky Tour" at their very own cost. Helicopter airborne 10,000 foot perspective on this magnificent Grand Canyon, taking a gander at the common marvels of the Grand Canyon from the edge of the hawk, elevated perspective on the falcon point, bat shake guanopoint, from the 250 million to 2.5 billion years of the Grand Canyon nine shake arrangements The yield fundus 

Note: Grand Canyon West will pay for the tickets and ticket fuel costs: $ 80 for each individual 

choice 3: at their very own cost to take an interest: pronghorn Valley (impala Canyon) - horseshoe Bay (horseshoe Bend) 

Toward the beginning of the day, head to Page, under the direction of the nearby Indians, and enter the Antelope Slot Canyon. Situated in the Indian Reservation Area, Antelope Valley is a world-renowned cut formed chasm. Following a huge number of long periods of flooding, wind disintegration, sandstone dividers structure unusual lines, and daylight goes through the thin space of the Antelope Valley. The blend changes, framing a lot of magnificent examples of light. In the "Horseshoe Bend" cut by the 270-degree turn of the Colorado River, the precarious shake divider, similar to a blade cut straight, hung over and looked down, sucking a cool breath, really wanted to astound Nature's enchantment and excellence.

Note: Must pay for tickets and fuel on the antelope: $165 per person or lower antelope: $145 per person

Hotel: Excalibur Hotel & Casino Las Vegas or Similar.


Attractions

Antelope Canyon, AZ

Antelope Canyon which is a slot canyon in the American Southwest is a gorgeous place to explore. It is a beautiful site to explore the history of the Navajo people.

Colorado River Cruise and Helicopter Tour

1. A bit expensive but it is worth the money. The ride is serene and the scenery is breath-taking. You will also be served lunch. You will capture even more amazing views from the helicopter which will halt at Tower Butte and you can walk around a bit.

Grand Canyon Skywalk, AZ

The Grand Canyon Skywalk is bridge that is shaped like a horseshoe which seems to hover over the Grand Canyon. It is a cantilever bridge with a glass walkway and is a really famous attraction.

Grand Canyon West Rim, AZ

The Grand Canyon National Park is spread on a very large area, one part of the park is known as the West Rim. It is a famous attraction and features think like the Skywalk.

Hopi House, AZ

Hopi House is on the Grand Canyon South Rim in the Arizona U.S. State. Hopi House was constructed by the Fred Harvey Company and the building was opened on January 1, 1905. This is the first project at the Grand Canyon designed by Mary Colter, the architect.

Hualapai Indian Reservation, AZ

A reservation surrounded by historical recreation of Arizona is known as Indian Reservation. This town of Indian tribes is recognized by the government.

Mather Point, AZ

A point located in South Rim OF Grand Canyon is known as Mather Point. It is one of the famous points located in Arizona.

In the morning, depart Las Vegas towards San Francisco. We will travel by the world’s largest solar power plant with 340,000 solar panels planted into the vast sea of sand. While crossing the Mojave Desert, you will see Edwards Air Force Base at the distance, where the sound barrier was broken for the first time in history and where US space shuttles landed on several occasions. Looking up at the sky, you might perhaps catch a glimpse of U.S. newest aircraft on training mission. Then you will pass by California’s largest windmill farm on Tehachapi Mountain. In the afternoon, you will travel through the fertile Central Valley. Arrive in the Bay Area in the evening.

– You can self dismiss at Las Vegas today, hotel check out time is 11 am.
– For tour passengers who would like to have a transfer service from Las Vegas to Los Angeles, service fee is $35 per person.


Attractions

Edwards Air Force Base, CA

The Air Force installation in United States in Southern California is known as Edwards Air Force Base. It was built in the year 1933 with the elevation of 702 meters.


  The order of itinerary may change without any notice depending on weather situations or for some other unforeseen circumstances.

  The order of activities held during the tour is planned by the tour guide. So, it may be different from what is mentioned on the tour page. On fewer occasions, Tour Guide has to skip an attraction or few during the tour depending on weather, traffic, group interest or some other reason.

  Some attractions are seasonal. So, when they are closed they will be replaced with some other attraction.

  You can skip some optional activities during the tour and plan something on your own. Make sure that you coordinate with Tour guide and stay with the group with next activity. Please note you cannot stay on the bus if you skip some optional activity.

  Probable hotel names are mentioned in the itinerary. It can be similar or a different hotel of the similar rating. Exact Hotel details can only be provided one day before the departure.

  Maximum 4 people of any age can stay in 1 Room in the hotel.

  These tours are conducted in a group. A group can have people of several cultures. We expect each person to coordinate with Tour guide to make sure things are on track.

  Though attractions are optional but you have to at least take 2 attractions.

Pricing


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What's Included

  All tours are carried out in air conditioned bus. We may also use a minivan depending on the number of people booking the tour.

  Tour is inclusive of hotel accommodation.

  Inclusive of all taxes.

  Tour is accompanied by tour guide.


What's Excluded

  Mandatory Fee:$165/per person for Antelope Canyon and Fuel Surcharges. 

  Mandatory Fee:$20/per person for Fire Wave and Fuel Surcharges. 

 Grand Canyon [West Rim] – $80 per person

 Grand Canyon [South Rim] – $80 per person

  If the third (special pricing) person does not show upon the tour day then there will be a $160 penalty.

  Fares for air travel and transport from home to and from the location chosen for pick-up.

  Expenditure for personal purposes.

  Fee for Optional Activities and entrance. Pay in cash to the tour guide. He will arrange tickets.Some attractions might be closed on public holidays. Optional activities price may change or can be different as displayed on the website.

  A minimum of $8 service fee per passenger per day is not included in the price of the tour package. Pay it in cash to Tour guide and bus driver. This service fees collected from passengers complement the incomes of driver and the tour guide.

  Travel insurance.

  Though the meals are excluded,but the guides will arrange them for you.

  Room fees of personal nature, such as, laundry fees, telephone, service-fees of valets, expenses on alcoholic drinks and what you buy from mini bar. However, specified fees may be included.

Important Notice: Passengers are discouraged from purchasing admission packages from sources outside and trying to use them for this tour provided at a discounted price. In case they want to do so, they must arrange transport the same day.


Attraction Prices

Attractions Adult Child(3-11 yrs) Senior (65+ yrs)
Fire Wave, NV $20.00 $20.00 $20.00
Grand Canyon Skywalk, AZ $35.00 $35.00 $35.00
Grand Canyon South Rim $90.00 $90.00 $90.00
Grand Canyon West Rim, AZ $90.00 $90.00 $90.00
Lower Antelope Canyon and Horseshoe Bend, CA $145.00 $145.00 $145.00
Upper Antelope and Horseshoe Bend. $165.00 $165.00 $165.00

  All the prices are listed in USD.

  Tour display price is based on double occupancy. It is the price each person will pay if a group of two is traveling.

  Prices may change without any notice.

  Prices include hotel accommodation, transportation and taxes.

  Admission Tickets to different places and meals are NOT included in the tour price.

  Mandatory Tip for tour guide and driver are NOT included.

  Only the tour guide can purchase entrance tickets for you. Pre-purchased tickets are NOT acceptable.

  A free (i.e. Buy 2 Get 1 Free) person, not showing up on a departure date will result in a penalty. The penalty is usually the fourth person price, but it varies. Free person has to pay for some admission tickets that is included in the tour package price of Paid Person.

  There must be at least one passenger of 18 years for every booking made with GoldenBusTours. For Children between the age group of 2 to 14 years, a different price will be charged. Please refer to Child price on our pricing calendar. Child Age may vary between different bus operators. Maximum 4 people of any age can stay in 1 Room in the hotel. If the 5th person is infant you will be charged normally then with the second room as an expense.

  Activities are optional though, but each customer has to participate in 2 activities at least. No city pass allowed. Some attractions are mandatory. Each customer has to take part in them and have to pay for them in cash.

Departure Location

Departure Location

  • Starbucks Coffee (391 Sutter St. San Francisco, CA 94108) (the intersection of Sutter Street & Stockton) at 7:30 AM
  • Red Roof Inn (777 Airport Boulevard, Burlingame, CA 94010) at 8:00 AM
  • Angel Feet Reflexology (441 9th St. Oakland, CA 94607) at 8:15 AM
  • Marina Food Supermarket (10122 Bandley Dr. Cupertino, CA 95014) at 9:00 AM
  • Aberdeen Cafe (46881 Warm Springs Blvd. Fremont, CA 94539) at 9:10 AM
  • Bai Xing Jia Hunan Fusion (1701 Lundy Ave. San Jose, CA 95131) at 09:20 AM
  • Ulferts Center (668 Barber Ln, Milpitas, CA 95035) at 9:30 AM

Return Location

  • Ulferts Center (668 Barber Ln, Milpitas, CA 95035) at 6:00 PM
  • Izzo Restaurant (1701 Lundy Ave. San Jose, CA 95131) at 6:10 PM
  • Aberdeen Cafe (46881 Warm Springs Blvd. Fremont, CA 94539) at 6:20 PM
  • Marina Food Supermarket (10122 Bandley Dr. Cupertino, CA 95014) at 6:30 PM
  • Angel Feet Reflexology (441 9th St. Oakland, CA 94607) at 7:15 PM
  • Red Roof Inn (777 Airport Boulevard, Burlingame, CA 94010) at 7:30 PM
  • Starbucks Coffee (391 Sutter St. San Francisco, CA 94108) (the intersection of Sutter Street & Stockton) at 7:45 PM
  • Paid Transfer Service is available from Las Vegas to Los Angeles $35 per person will be charged.
  • Customers can have the option to Self-check-out of the hotel room in Las Vegas (11:00 AM onward is the Hotel Check-out time) can take return flight to the hometown.

Important Notes

  Arrive at departure location 10 to 15 minutes before the mentioned time to make sure you catch the bus on time. If in case you are late, the bus will not wait for you at the location and ultimately you will miss the entire tour (no refund in this case).

  Return time on the website is just an estimation. Expect some variation always. Time may change depending on traffic and weather situations

  There is a possibility that tour operator may use a shuttle to drop you off at the return location. It usually happens in the case of multiple return locations.

  You can leave the tour at any place only after signing a Tour Departure Form for leaving the tour early.

  Please note that price will stay the same even if you leave the tour early.

  If you have booked a pre-tour hotel stay, then you will have to arrange your own transport from hotel to departure location.

  If you have booked extra night hotel after the tour, then you will arrange transport from drop off point to hotel.

  On West Coast tours some bus operators have a lot of departure locations. A slow start is expected on these tours.

Policies

Cancellation and Refund Policy

No matter the reason for the cancellation, we are forced to carry costly charges from out travel and hotel providers in the form of penalties and fees that re-incurred when there is a cancellation of confirmed or pending bookings. As such, there are cancellation penalties or fees incurred. Determination of the time of cancellation will be done when the notice is received and confirmed by our office. You must make any notice of cancellation directly to GoldenBusTours by email or webmail at the Contact Us section.

We reserve the right to cancel or re-schedule any tour departure with respect to operating requirement or circumstances beyond control. In case a cancellation is made at any given moment in time before departure, our only liability as GoldenBusTours will be to refund you, the passenger with the amount we received for the booking of the tour. We will try our best to re-book the same or similar tour. We are not responsible for any cancellation penalties that may have been incurred on any other travel arrangements inclusive of separate purchase of air tickets.

We are not liable for any other travel arrangements that have been affected as a result of the cancellations.


 

Cancellation Charges

⇒  $80/person or 15% of transaction amount (whichever is higher) cancellation fee will be incurred if the cancellation occurs 8 days or more before the departure date.

⇒  60% of transaction amount (whichever is higher) cancellation fee will be incurred if the cancellation occurs 4 - 7 days before the departure date.

⇒  A 100%  cancellation fee of the total tour purchase will be incurred if the cancellation occurs 3 days before the departure date.

6% handling and Processing Fee in case of any refund for all transactions.


There is no refund for unused features. You forfeit the entire payment when you are a no show.

Cancellation or Reschedule charges are applicable even if you are NOT able to take the tour because of visa rejection. If you reschedule tour and later decides to cancel it then cancellation charges will be applicable to the original departure date and not to the rescheduled one.

In order for there not to be a cancellation, a minimum number of participants are required. We reserve the right to cancel a scheduled trip although every effort is made by us to ensure that normal operations are maintained.

For any refund case, we do include the discount offered already. This is where GoldenBusTours is playing its role to make sure its customers get the best available deal at an affordable price.

No refund request or complaint will be entertained after 30 days of tour departure. You have to send a formal complaint through email.

Note: More 30 days after the completion of the tour, we cannot grant any refunds.

Buy 2 Get 3rd Free: 

⇒  In the case of free passenger cancellation kindly update us 7 days before the departure. 

⇒  In the case of late cancellation request or free passenger does not show up on tour day then $128 will be charged.

Reservation, Booking & Redemption

Terms & Conditions

Any travel service purchases indicate your acceptance of the Terms & Conditions set out herein.

You are advised to carefully read through and understand these Terms & Conditions before making your booking.


Tour Confirmation

You will get an email immediately once you place an order. Tour Confirmation usually takes 2, 3 days except for urgent order. Urgent orders can be confirmed in a day or even few hours, but we can’t assure success in these cases. On fewer occasions, some of the others may require a longer period of time for confirmation. You are advised not to book airline tickets unless you have received the confirmation.


E-Ticket (Mandatory to be on bus)

Your e-ticket includes complete operator information such as local telephone numbers at your destination. You are required to print the e-tickets and bring them along with you on the trip. They will be needed as proof of purchase.


Changes in Booking

You may incur a fee for any revisions or alterations made to the reservation when the booking has already been confirmed. Cancellation fees may be applied to things such as name changes or corrections. They may also apply to tour date changes or tour itinerary changes. Please note that no departure changes are permitted 72 hours before departure.


Changes in Tour Itinerary

We are continuously striving to improve tour itineraries and features. In the event of unforeseen circumstances that are beyond the control, we do reserve the right to vary the itineraries and to substitute hotels. Duplicate departures may operate during certain peak periods, sometimes in reverse order. As such, hotels may vary from those included on the itinerary pages.

Reschedule

⇒  $85 Transaction reschedule fee will be incurred if the reschedule occurs 8 days or more before the departure date.

⇒  50% Transaction reschedule fee will be incurred if the reschedule occurs 4 to 7 days before the departure date.

⇒  No request to make any change will be entertained if request is sent 3 days before the departure date
 

Cancellation or Reschedule charges are applicable even if you are NOT able to take the tour because of visa rejection.

6% handling and Processing Fee in the case of any refund for all transactions.

Pricing

1. One room can accommodate maximum 4 people. Even if you are 5 people including 1 month old baby you still need 2 rooms.

2. If you can carry your child up to 3 years of age then you do not need to book seats for him. It may vary from one tour to another.

3. Service providers hold the right to change the itinerary and hotel arrangements without any notice.

4. Child (0-9 years) and Single traveler going on the tour have special rates. These prices vary from one tour to another.

5. Meals and Attractions are not included. You can ask your tour guide to try to arrange the meal for you as per your requirements. For attractions, admission fees pay it to the tour guide on the tour.

6. Prices may change without any notice because of prices fluctuation in the market.

7. All prices mentioned on the website are in US dollars.

8. In Case of Bank Wire Transfer customer have to bear Wire transfer fee.

9. Tour package price is inclusive of taxes.

10. Tour Prices are every individual and in view of room inhabitance.

Child Rate:

Child rates are applicable for children between (0-12 years) of age. Parents are advised to bring car seats for the safety of their child.

Buy 2 Get 3rd discounted: Get 3rd Ticket on special discounted rates on the purchase of 2 tickets.

Responsibility

1. We highly recommend you to provide your flight details while booking tour with us or at least send us flight details via email 3 days before your tour departure. In case of non-compliance, you will be asked to join your hotel on the first day of tour at your own expense
 
2. Please check our return timings before booking your return flights at the end of the tour. During high season (National and Summer Holidays) book your flights at least 1 hour later than the suggested time.

3. Before booking any tour make sure to go through every detail like tour itinerary, tour price, cancellation policy,  reschedule and refund policies.

4. You should either bring a printed copy of your E-Ticket or bring it in your smartphone on the day of tour departure. You should also bring a valid photo ID along with your E-Ticket. In the case of any issues for not carrying E-Ticket or Photo ID GoldenBusTour will not be responsible.

5. Make sure to provide a valid phone number so we can reach you in the case of any emergency.

6. Please read all important notes, inclusion, exclusion section, terms and conditions, policies and below notes.

    6a. Tour Operator holds the right to cancel the tour at any time depending on poor weather condition or some other unforeseen circumstances. However, GoldenBusTour will update its customers about the cancellation and shall not be held accountable for charges other than tour fees.

    6b. Change in tour price will not affect any confirmed booking.

    6c. Tour Operator can change the order of itinerary at any time without any notice.

7. You will be responsible for your travel documents during the tour.

8. Reach Departure location about 20 to 30 minutes before departure time. Unfortunately, no one will wait for you in case you get in late. The bus mostly has Bus Operator name and logo on it. Even if you are five minutes late and miss the bus then GoldenBusTours or Tour Operator will not be responsible. There will be no refund in this case. You will be charged 100% tour fee.

Reviews

Reviews

Rishab
  • 29
  • 3

this trip was perfect for the people who just visit the Grand Canyon for the first time in their lives; especially for those foreign people. That place’s just not so much entertaining as if we spend a lot of time there since it’s the same weird rock shapes covering a wide region. The best thing was the ride on the plane at the canyons. The tour was good as we really enjoyed on our first day the Excalibur Hotel which was pretty much well-appointed and fascinates the visitors into its stunning vibe. The tour management was quite cooperative with everybody on board plus we received a lot a guidance which sure made our journey so perfect. Lovely days!

Addie
  • 25
  • 5

it was great being part of the bus tour, but I would definitely prefer the tour offering camping on the mountains rather than the hotels and city life. My wife and I decided to spend our day at the Grand Canyon west rim where the skywalk is built, lovely views from there. Antelope Canyon was also marvelous but its nothing compared to the Grand Canyon. The tour was fine overall.

Jima
  • 15
  • 5

I don’t mind traveling long-distanced on the buses. However, on this bus tour, we had a friendly bus guide person which provided us with great information and helped us all out throughout the course of the bus tour. Starting the tour from Bay Area was reliable for us, mentioning the great destinations where had the best time. Hopefully, our hotels were decent. Good experience!

Chang
  • 10
  • 2

I waited for quite a while to just board on this four days trip. As I got my flight/visa ready from Turkey I started to wonder what if don’t enjoy or have fun because I couldn’t ruin my kids’ vacation which turned to be a lame thought as we finally experienced the tour deal. Well, it did challenge our thought that how formation processes of Grand Canyon took places, it resides a humongous region covering the rock formations, vistas, trails, spire-shaped sand rock erosion, and many other. Ah! How can I forget the Skywalk it did look pretty dangerous as it has the glass floors making us feel like stepping on the air. Anyways, the hotel at Vegas was really stunning and the journey through the Mojave Desert. We had a good time, much appreciable.

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