5-Day Los Angeles to Las Vegas, Santa Monica and Grand Canyon Tour (Free Airport Pickup)

Tour Code: GOL-LA-187A
Duration: 5 Day(s) / 4 Night(s)
Tour Guide: Chinese, English
Quality: Budget
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5-Day Los Angeles to Las Vegas, Santa Monica and Grand Canyon Tour (Free Airport Pickup)
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Overview

Experience: UNESCO, Family

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

Tour Guide:Chinese, English


Available Days :

Daily(2016-06-16 To 2018-01-31)

Highlights :

A wonderful tour of 5 days taking to amazing places, beginning with  Mojave Desert, Fashion Outlet, Las Vegas, San Marcos  Square,  Grand Canyon, Colorado River, Eagle Point, Sky Walk, Guano Point, Helicopter tour,  South Rim, Mather Viewpoint, Antelope Canyon, Hoover Dam, Desert Hills Premium Outlet, Disneyland, Universal Studio, San Diego, Sea World, Rainbow Bridge, Horseshoe Bend, Chocolate factory, Barstow outlet, and lots more.

Itinerary

On Day 1, we will offer complimentary pickup from the airport between 8:30 am to 22:30 pm. Our tour guide will meet the domestic flight guests at the baggage claim area and the international flight guests at Terminal B in front of the currency exchange. The airport tour guide service charge is $10 per guest.  We will take guests to the hotel for overnight stay. 

Guests arriving before 17.00pm can join for $25 the Santa Monica Sightseeing Tours at your costs. 

Hotel: Best Western,15000 Hawthorne Boulevard, Lawndale, CA 90260 or Similar near LAX


Attractions

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.

Santa Monica Pier, CA

Santa Monica is a beachfront city to the West of Los Angeles. The city is named after a Christian saint known as Monica. Due to the city’s climate, it is a famous resort town.

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.

Third Street Promenade, CA

The Third Street Promenade is a wonderful place for cruise, fun and shopping in the city center side of Santa Monica, California. The visitors from all around Lose Angeles rush to visit this touristy point.

On Day 3 we will start in the morning and travel along Interstate 15 freeway, passing through North Americas largest desert; the Mojave Desert. We will see the Joshua trees, pass by the Ghost Town. We will arrive at State Line “Fashion Outlet” to grab quick lunch and do some shopping. In the afternoon we will reach Las Vegas Stratosphere Hotel Casino. And at night guests can join the Las Vegas night tour for $35 covering Skydome,  and San Marcos Square, volcano eruption show, Mirage Hotel, Luxor Hotel, tram to Excalibur Hotel, and so on or try the world-famous high roller for $37.

Hotel: Stratosphere Hotel or Similar. 


Attractions

Fashion Outlet, CA

Fashion Outlet California is the most suggested spot for shopping. Many famous local and international brand labels are available at this outlet.

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.

Stratosphere Hotel & Casino, NV

On the Las Vegas northern strip a classical hotel with 1,149-foot observation tower is located, the name of this hotel is Stratosphere Hotel & Casino. The hotel is 1.9 miles away from Fremont street experience.

On Day 4, we will start in the morning and there are 4 choices for guests to choose any to proceed:

1st Choice: West Rim of Grand Canyon

This is an Indian Reservation area, a mystical land featuring Grand Canyon deep with Colorado River flowing gently, the Hoover Dam. At west rim, there is Eagle Point, Sky Walk and Guano Point to see and for best views consider helicopter tour paying a fee.

2nd Choice: South Rim of Grand Canyon

This is one of the natural wonders of the world. See Grand Canyon at Mather View Point. Experience the IMAX Grand Canyon film. The South Rim scenic views and vista's are worth seeing.

3rd Choice: Antelope Canyon

We will drive to Glen Canyon Dam to see the power plants. We will then visit Antelope Canyon where guests can take some photographs. The final stop will be at Horseshoe Bend.

4th Choice: Free Day in Las Vegas ($30 Tour Fare Variance)

Guests may arrange in Las Vegas free day by you.  No ground transportation and tour guide service will be offered.

Hotel: Stratosphere Hotel or Similar. 


Attractions

Hoover Dam, AZ

A famous itinerary that is best to visit in summer is Hoover Dam. This destination is popular due to their breathtaking waterfalls. It is located in Arizona.

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 5, we will start in the morning and head to the M&M Chocolate factory and also visit the Cactus Garden. We will taste some chocolates, and watch the chocolate making process. We will take pictures at the Cactus Garden and have lunch at Barstow Outlet. In the evening we will get back to Los Angeles.

Hotel: Ramada Inn/ Quality Inn & Suites/ Days Inn or Similar. 


Attractions

Barstow Outlets, CA

Tanger Outlets features the most popular brand manufacturers in more than 2,200 stores. The purchases can be made at 30%-70% below retail prices every day at Tanger Outlets.

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.

For today, you have got eight options to pick and visit. They are:

  1. San Diego City Tour ($110/person)
  2. Hollywood, Universal Studio ($130/person)
  3. Disneyland($150/person)
  4. California Adventure ($150/person)
  5. Desert Hills Premium Outlets ($60/person)
  6. Los Angeles City Exploration Tour ($90/person)
  7. San Diego Sea World ($130/person)

Attractions

Disneyland Theme Park, CA

One of the two popular theme parks of Disney World that has been built in the year 1955 is known as Disneyland. The park is famous for its rides everywhere in the world.

Palm Spring Outlet, CA

A shopping Centre opened with the luxury boutiques including the first McQueen Alexander outlet in California is Palm Spring Outlet. There are lots of things which are loved by the tourists.

San Diego City Tour, CA

As the name suggests it is a tourism service which is provided in relation to the city of San Diego. There are various packages in this tourism service with each offering something unique and special.

Sea World San Diego, CA

The Sea World along San Diego coastline in California is a marine park. During the year different festivals are held at it a where guests can have an interactive adventure under the sea.

Universal Studios Hollywood, CA

The San Fernando Valley located in Los Angeles has a famous theme park and film studio known as Universal Studios Hollywood. There isn’t any other popular and oldest film studios present in USA.


  • 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

  West Rim, South Rim, Antelope Canyon and Free day ($30/person) has mandatory fee based on your selection.

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

  Airport pickup service charges $10/person.

  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 tip of $10 per passenger per day for Tour Guide and Driver 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 the driver and the tour guide.

  $10 per person per US National park from 1 Jan, 2020 would be charged.  Yellowstone National Park, Grand Teton National Park, Horseshoe Bay, Bryce Canyon, Zion National Park, Arch National Park, Canyonland National Park, Devil Tower, Yosemite National Park, etc.

  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 the 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)
Las Vegas Night Tour, NV $35.00 $35.00 $35.00
Santa Monica Tour, CA $25.00 $25.00 $25.00

  • 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 Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) between 8:30 AM to 10:30 PM. Take Hotel Courtesy Shuttle outside this schedule at your own.
  • 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 Los Angeles 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

Harvey
  • 30
  • 5

Grand Canyon made this tour really grand. It was a great sightseeing to visit Las Vegas and Los Angeles. Everyone was excited and the bus seats were not in order. It looked very old. Anyhow the stay at the hotel, the driver and the guide left no room to complaints, I recommend.

Guiren
  • 26
  • 1

Los Angeles to Las Vegas, Santa Monica and Grand Canyon Tour was the much awaited five day trip. I went with my family and my children loved it. My wife and I also had lots of fun, visiting these great tourist spaces. The hotels were amazing and worth the price, we made many new friends and out of them, one was our guide who made the trip exciting for us.

Wili Noak
  • 21
  • 1

Los Angeles to Las Vegas, Santa Monica and Grand Canyon Tour was the much awaited five day trip. I went with my family and my children loved it. My wife and I also had lots of fun, visiting these great tourist spaces. The hotels were amazing and worth the price, we made many new friends and out of them, one was our guide who made the trip exciting for us.

Chambers
  • 19
  • 1

Wow….. It was just spectacular trip I ever go for in my life. The superb accommodations, facilities and popular destinations make a perfect tour package. I am thinking to plan it again.

Jaime
  • 16
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The bus was neat and came on time to pick up. So we never wasted time unnecessarily and the bus was comfortable and luxurious. The staff ensured everything went on time and so all enjoyed and I recommend.

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