5-Day From Los Angeles to Botanical Gardens, Hoover Dam, Grand Canyon and Las Vegas Tour (Free Airport Pickup)

Tour Code: GOL-LA-175A
Duration: 5 Day(s) / 4 Night(s)
Tour Guide: Chinese, English
Quality: Budget
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5-Day From Los Angeles to Botanical Gardens, Hoover Dam, Grand Canyon and Las Vegas Tour (Free Airport Pickup)
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Overview

Experience: UNESCO, Family

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

Tour Guide:Chinese, English


Available Days :

Daily

Highlights :

On a five day schedule, starting at Santa Monica beach, visit the Stratosphere tower and indulge in fun rides, see the top luxurious hotels in Vegas. Witness the massive Hoover Dam and the wondrous Grand Canyon. Visit the Ethel M Chocolate factory, Cactus garden, and Barstow fashion outlets. Hotel stays for four nights are included in the tour price including round trip bus transportation.

Itinerary

On day 1 we are offering free airport pickup service for our valued customers. This complimentary airport pickup service is available between 8:30 am to 9:00 pm. You can meet the tour guide at travel baggage claim area. He will take you to your hotel where you can relax.
If you arrive before 17:00 then you can join Santa Monica tour for an additional cost.

Hotel : Best Western Plus South Bay Hotel or Similar. 


Attractions

Santa Monica Tour, CA

Santa Monica is not just like any other city neighboring Las Angles but a city that owns a civic and commercial centre. It is also accessible to the popular beaches. Due to its pleasant climate, it is also a resort town.

On Day 2, start in the morning from Los Angeles to Las Vegas passing through the Mojave Desert and San Bernardino Valley Area. On our way to Vegas, we will make a stop at Fashion Outlets. Guests can do some shopping here and have lunch. In the noon, after arriving in Vegas, guests can spend free time as they wish. Interested guest can opt to explore the city on an optional night tour.

Hotel: Stratosphere or Similar. 


Attractions

Bellagio MGM Grand, NV

The Bellagio MGM Grand is a fascinating collection of resort casinos which translates to plenty of fun and excitement to its visitors. It is set in the exciting city of Nevada.

Blue Man, NV

If you like musical and artistic shows then you should see Blue Man. It is a comic musical and artistic show that promises great enjoyment for everyone who participate.

Las Vegas Night Tour, NV

Refers to a night tour of Las Vegas, the tour starts at night and offers spectacular views of the Las Vegas Strip and down town where one can enjoy the Fremont street experience.

Las Vegas Strip Fantasy Show, NV

Refers to a fantasy show held in the popular city of United States of America known as Las Vegas. The fantasy show is famous for the dance performances held there.

Mirage Volcano Show, NV

Refers to the show which is held near the mirage volcano, the volcano is actually situated outside the boulevard of Las Vegas and is at the main entrance.

Music Fountain (Bellagio), NV

Refers to the music fountain in Bellagio which is a resort and a luxury hotel located in the strip of Las Vegas, The resort was constructed on the site of Dunes Hotel.

The Beatles LOVE, NV

The Beatles Love is a soundtrack and remix album. The album contains all the songs from the Beatles and was created as a tribute. The Beatles Love was released in the November of 2006.

Venetian Mega Centre, NV

A famous casino resort and 5-diamond luxury hotel is Venetian Mega Centre. It has been established in the year 1999 by adding an Italian theme. The Grand Canal Shoppes are signature attractions nearby this place.

Option 1: Hoover Dam - Grand Canyon West Rim.

In the morning, guests will be visiting the Hoover Dam and will go ahead to the Grand Canyon West Rim. Preferred guests may take an optional visit to Eagle Point, Skywalk Glass Bridge, and Guano Point or choose to take an optional Helicopter and Boat Tour to enjoy the canyon. Later, guests will return for the night to Las Vegas.

Option 2: Grand Canyon South Rim - Hoover Dam.

Guests going in this tour option will head to the South Rim of the Grand Canyon and Grand Canyon National Park for the day. From there will return to Las Vegas, stopping along the way at the Hoover Dam.

Hotel: Circus Circus Sky Rise Tower or Similar. 


Attractions

CRISS ANGEL Believe Show

Criss Angel is a popular magician and famous worldwide. The Criss Angel Believe Show is where he performs and everyone should definitely see it.

Eagle Point, AZ

The site of the popular Grand Canyon Skywalk near the West of Canyon is known as Eagle Point. It is located in Arizona and considered as best spot for tourists.

Grand Canyon Helicopter & Cruise Combo, AZ

Experience the Grand Canyon Helicopter and cruise combo. It is the best of all worlds' experience. By helicopter, you can see the beautiful environment and Grand Canyon and while you cruise by seeing the unspoiled and wild side of the environment.

Grand Canyon National Park, AZ

The Grand Canyon National Park is the 15th oldest national park in the United States, it was also included in the UNESCO World Heritage Site. The Park covers an area of 1,217,262 acres.

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 South Rim, AZ

If you talk about the Grand Canyon South Rim then you will come to know that is the most visited part of the Grand Canyon National Park. It is a really nice place for a short walk or go for hiking.

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.

Guano Point, AZ

It is basically a tourist spot visited by many people around the world; the guano point is popular for the wonderful view of the Grand Canyon.

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.

On Day 4, guests have the entire day to explore Las Vegas city and to spend time in leisure. Relax overnight in the hotel.

Hotel: Stratosphere or Similar. 

 

 


Attractions

Las Vegas Free Day, NV

Las Vegas is the city of fun and entertainment; thus, it’s known as the entertainment of the world. Here, visitors are can experience the world-class Shows, try luck at the lavish casinos, discover the dazzling views from Stratosphere Tower Observatory, discover the charms of renowned Fremont Street, as well as the Las Vegas Strip offers a wide variety of attractions for visitors.

Before leaving Las Vegas, we will visit everyone's favorite the Ethel M Chocolate Factory and the Botanical Cactus Gardens. Enjoy the combination of flora and food. The factory and the gardens are open free of charge. On the way back to Los Angeles, we will visit the Tanger Outlets and shop for designer wares at discount prices on everything from clothing to electronics to pocketbooks and lots more. Finally, arrive in LA at night.

Book local flights after 8:30 pm and International flights 9:30 pm


Attractions

Barstow, CA

Barstow is situated in San Bernardino, California, United States. It was once a small mining point and railway track to Mojave Desert of California. It has very extreme climate condition with little rainfall all-round the year.

Botanical Cactus Garden, NV

TheBotanical Cactus garden is situated at the Ethel M Chocolate Factory in Nevada. The factory and the garden is a popular choice for visitors who are allowed without any admission charge. The garden is known for their water treatment facility and environmental friendly environment.

Ethel M Chocolate Factory, NV

In the Nevada state of United States, there is an Ethel M Chocolate Factory. The live making of chocolate can be seen at this museum. The visitors can also taste the chocolate as well.

Las Vegas, NV

Refers to a resort town in Nevada’s Mojave Desert Known as Las Vegas which is popular for its buzzing energy, casinos and infinite options related to entertainment. Main areas to visit is the Las Vegas Strip.


  • 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

  Most of the tours are carried out in air conditioned bus. A minivan can also be used depending on the number of people booking the tour.

  Hotel Accommodation is included in tour.

  This is a guided tour.

  All Taxes are included.

  Free Airport Pickup is available on this tour.


What's Excluded

  Grand Canyon is mandatory.

  It is possible for rates to change without notice.

   Airport pickup service charges $10/person.

  Cash payments of admission fee for Optional Activities would be made to the guide. Optional activities price may change or can be different as displayed on the website.

  Though meals and drinks are not a part of the package the guide will arrange them upon request.

  Minimum service charge for the driver and the guide will be $10 per person per day.

  Telephone services, laundry services, Alcoholic drinks and beverages are private room charges.

  Travel insurance.

  Additional personal expenditure.

Note: Customers should not buy admission tickets or passes on their own and use them on this discounted tours. In case they do, they will have to arrange their own transport.


Attraction Prices

Attractions Adult Child(3-11 yrs) Senior (65+ yrs)
Blue Man, NV $133.00 $133.00 $133.00
CRISS ANGEL Believe Show $110.00 $110.00 $110.00
Grand Canyon Helicopter & Cruise Combo, AZ $233.00 $233.00 $233.00
Grand Canyon South Rim, AZ $90.00 $90.00 $90.00
Grand Canyon West Rim, AZ $90.00 $90.00 $90.00
Las Vegas Night Tour, NV $35.00 $35.00 $35.00
The Beatles LOVE, NV $157.00 $157.00 $157.00

  • 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

  • Free Airport Pick up from (LAX) airport For U.S domestic & Canada Flights between 8:30am to 10:30pm (U.S Domestic Flights);8:30am to 9:30pm (International Flights).
  • Meet the tour guide at the baggage claim area for Domestic arrivals and in front of currency exchange at Terminal B for the international flight.

Return Location

  • Kindly book your flights (For domestic) to depart from LAX after 8:30 PM and (For international) after 9:30 PM. Free Drop off to this Airport but only at the time mentioned before.

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

Since this is a 100% guaranteed departure, in the case of a cancellation, a refund of 120% will be given. The refund, however, doesn’t apply to bad weather conditions, Airport Closures, State Emergencies or anything that is beyond our control as the tour operator.

Cancellation penalties per person for 1-4 day tours

 16 days or more prior to departure - 14% of the total amount purchased.

⇒  7-14 days prior to departure- 35% of the total amount purchased.

⇒  4-6 Days prior to departure- 50% of the total amount purchased.

⇒  Within 3 days prior to departure - 100% of the total amount purchased.

⇒  Departure day or no show 100% per person.

Cancellation charges for 5 days and above tour

⇒  A 14% cancellation fee of the total tour purchase will be incurred if the cancellation occurs 46 days or more before the departure date.

⇒  A 35% cancellation fee of the total tour purchase will be incurred if the cancellation occurs 21-45 days before the departure date.

⇒  A 50% cancellation fee of the total tour purchase will be incurred if the cancellation occurs 8-20 days before the departure date.

⇒  A 100% cancellation fee of the total tour purchase will be incurred if the cancellation occurs 7 days before the departure date.

⇒  A 100% cancellation fee of the total tour purchase will also be incurred if the cancellation is done on the day of departure.


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.

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.

An add-on fee of 6% for handling fees is charged in addition to the above penalties.

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

​If you wish to reschedule your tour (change the departure date or choose a different tour) then a reschedule fees may be applied. A reschedule fees of $25 or 6% (which one is higher) will be applied. Please note that all reschedule requests should be made before 5 days of tour departure. Requests made after the mentioned duration shall not be entertained.​

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

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.

9. Bring Cash to pay Tour Guide for Optional Activities. Activities are optional though, but every customer MUST purchase at least 2 attraction tickets. Few attractions are mandatory for all.

Reviews

Reviews

Styra
  • 64
  • 10

We booked with GoldenBus Tours from Sri Lanka for our trip to USA and received the best service we’ve ever experienced overseas. After spending time on a 5 day tour to LA, LV and other places with the company and experiencing good standards of services, we will definitely recommend GoldenBus Tours to everybody who wants a comprehensive, well detailed tour without any rush. The best part was the accommodations which although weren’t five star but weren’t short on the quality of services either.

Lester
  • 46
  • 5

I love gardens and on reading the visit mainly covering botanical gardens, I chose to be on this bus tour. The bus boarding was a problem, but I was not helped by the guide and so a bit setback. However, on the whole, the entire tour was good.

Arnold
  • 43
  • 13

Traveling to botanical gardens interested me as I am a botany teacher and like to know about plants species and its history. This tour looked like it was set for me and I had all the privilege to ask questions, but some went unanswered as they also did not know details.

Mccarthy
  • 39
  • 16

From the Botanical Gardens to the Grand Canyon, a thing that I enjoyed most is the sightseeing from the bus. It’s really true that any tour can be enjoyed well during travel.

Bakula
  • 0
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We had an amazing time on that tour, i just wish that we spent more time there. It was my first time to visit the great Grand Canyon, and it was more than great! i also loved Ethel M Chocolate Factory and the Botanical Cactus Gardens so much, the tour guide was an amazing guy, when we told him that this was our first time he took extra care of us. The hotels were great along with the bus. It was really worth it

Lynn
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The best thing i loved about that tour was the tour guide, because that guy was really polite and patient, and he was very helpful to us. I loved the Grand Canyon so much, and the accommodation we had was very decent, the hotels were really clean and comfortable. This was my first time to deal with Golden Bus Tours, and i really loved it, they did a great job.

Edward
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We really were happy with that tour, we visited some magnificent places like Grand Canyon and Ethel M Chocolate factory and Cactus garden. The tour was well organized and really punctual, we moved on time without any delays, there were a couple of things that i did not like, the first thing is that there was no bathroom in the bus, and secondly, we had to pay extra for tips and admissions.

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