7-Day San Francisco to Antelope Canyon, Grand Canyon, Yellowstone National Park, Las Vegas and Los Angeles Tour - LAX OUT

Tour Code: GOL-SFO-242
Duration: 7 Day(s) / 6 Night(s)
Tour Guide: Chinese, English
Quality: Budget
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7-Day San Francisco to Antelope Canyon, Grand Canyon, Yellowstone National Park, Las Vegas and Los Angeles Tour - LAX OUT
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Overview

Experience: UNESCO, Family

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

Tour Guide:Chinese, English


Available Days :

Thu, Fri, Sat & Sun

Highlights :
  • Let’s explore the natural beauty of two national parks: Yellowstone and the Grand Teton!
  • Take an in-dept look at Sacramento and discover Lake Tahoe. 
  • Travel over to the magnificent Old Faithful Geyser and Artist Point!
  • Discover all the highlights of Yellowstone for an unforgettable tour.
  • Visit two of the best photographic places at Antelope Canyon and Horseshoe bend.

*For tours departing on Fridays and Sundays from 05/17/2024 to 10/06/2024, if you book 31 days in advance, you will have the opportunity to upgrade to the Yellowstone Lake Grant Village one night for free. The number is limited, on a first come first serve basis and while supplies last. If the Lake Grant Village is sold out, you will be arranged to stay in White Buffalo West Yellowstone, Yellowstone Country Inn, Dude RoundUp, Travelers Lodge or similar.

Itinerary

Depart from the San Francisco Bay Area in the morning, head to Sacramento, the capital of the richest "Golden State" in the United States - Sacramento, visit the California Capitol, with its magnificent columns and stylish domes, just like the US Capitol! In the evening, come to the famous resort resort Lake Tahoe, the second largest casino in Nevada, second only to Las Vegas - Reno. Guests can not only take a nap in the comfortable room, but also try their luck in the casino.

schedule:

San Francisco → Sacramento → California State Capitol (30 minutes) → Lake Tahoe (30 minutes) → Reno

Hotel: Circus Circus Reno Hotel Casino Or Similar.


Attractions

California State Capitol Museum, CA

It is one of the most famous tourist destinations which are located right in the heart of California. The place consists of a museum and several grounds as well. The museum is primarily located in Sacramento.

Lake Tahoe, NV

Refers to the Fresh water lake located In Sierra Nevada of USA, According to statistics the lake has a surface elevation of 6225. The lake is basically between the border of California and Nevada.

Reno, NV

Reno is city in the state of Nevada in US. It is known as “The Biggest Little City in the World". It is famous for the casinos of the city and is also the native land of Caesars Entertainment Corporation.

Sacramento, CA

It is the capital city of California, United States. The city is also a cultural and economic core has been named as “America’s most diverse city’. It has been named after the Sacramento River.

San Francisco, CA

San Francisco, United States founded in 1979 in north California is the cultural, commercial and financial centre of the city and the only consolidated city in California.

On this lovely morning, we will depart from Reno and drive through the Great Basin Desert of the United States to enjoy the diversified landscapes of the American West. We will then visit the Perrine Bridge and Shoshone Falls in the afternoon and stay overnight in Pocatello, Idaho.

Itinerary:

Reno → Perrine Memorial Bridge (30 mins) → Shoshone Falls (Mandatory, 30 mins) → Pocatello

Hotel: La Quinta by Wyndham Pocatello or Similar.


Attractions

Great Basin Desert, CA

It is a famous desert which is located in the great basin. The great basin itself is based between Wasatch Range and Sierra Nevada. Usually the desert has high temperature in summers however it become snowy especially during the winter season.

Perrine Memorial Bridge, ID

The I.B. Perrine Bridge is essentially a four-lane truss arch span. It is located at Twin Falls, Idaho. The bridge is a historic landmark and very much popular.

Shoshone Falls, ID

It is a famous waterfall which can visited at the snake river of United States of America. The waterfall is geographically located at the twin fall's northeastern side. The waterfall is also known as the “Niagara of the west”.

Enjoy a full-day adventure in Yellowstone today! Explore the beauty of Yellowstone and take a look at Yellowstone Lake, Fishing Bridge, mud volcano, Upper Falls, Artist Point, Mammoth Hot Springs, Yellowstone River, and the Norris Geyser Basin! Take a look and spot elk herds, buffaloes, or a bald eagle! Relax and spend the night at Grant Village by Yellowstone Lake (Free upgrade available on a first come first serve basis) or West Yellowstone.

Itinerary:

Pocatello → Yellowstone National Park In-depth Tour (Mandatory, 8 hours, Stops will be at the Norris Geyser Basin, Upper Falls, Artist Point, Hayden Valley, Mud Volcano, Fishing Bridge, Old Faithful Geyserm, Grand Prismatic Hot Spring, Fountain Paint Pot, Morning Glory and other attractions. The arrangement of attractions will be adjusted according to the actual situation of the day.)

Hotel: Grant Village Yellowstone (Free Upgrade, First Come First Served) or Terra Nova or West Yellowstone Hotel or similar.

Departure Date of the Tour Reference Hotel This Night
Thursday, Saturday Terra Nova or similar
For groups departing on 09/26/2024 (Thu) and 10/03/2024 (Thu), they will be staying at West Yellowstone hotels: White Buffalo West Yellowstone, Yellowstone Country Inn, Dude & Langdup Hotel Dude & Roundup, Travelers Lodge or similar.
Friday, Sunday For groups departing on Fridays and Sundays from 04/26/2024 to 05/16/2024, they will be staying at West Yellowstone hotels: White Buffalo West Yellowstone, Yellowstone Country Inn, Dude & Langdup Hotel Dude & Roundup, Travelers Lodge or similar.
For tours departing on Friday and Sunday from 05/17/2024-10/06/2024, if you book the tour 31 days before the departure date, you will have the opportunity to upgrade to the Yellowstone Lake Grant Village this night for free. Please book and confirm early as seats are limited. If the Lake Grant Village is sold out, it will be changed to stay in White Buffalo West Yellowstone, Yellowstone Country Inn, Dude & Roundup, Travelers Lodge or similar.

Attractions

Artist Point, WY

Artist Point is the best place to experience the picturesque beauty of the nature with the natural colors of geothermal features and Yellowstone falls.

Fountain Paint Pot, WY

Fountain Paint Pot is a beautiful and interesting thermal feature in Yellowstone Park. There is lots of diversity, including mud pots, geysers, and hot springs. There are great colors, and in winter visitors can walk on the snow around the geysers and bubbling sulfur pots.

Grand Canyon of Yellowstone, WY

The Grand Canyon Of Yellowstone is the largest Canyon on the Yellowstone River. The Canyon is almost 24 miles long, 800-1200 feet deep and 0.25-0.75 miles wide.

Located in the heart of Yellowstone National Park, the Grand Prismatic Spring is one of the world’s largest hot springs. It is primarily known for its rainbow coloration which is the ultimate result of microbial mats around the boundaries of the mineral-rich water forming a spectacular colorful complexion in Yellowstone National Park.

Hot Springs, WY

The US state of Wyoming has an appealing destination for the summer travelers known as Hot springs. It is a small county which was founded in the year 1911.

Lower Yellowstone River Falls, WY

Refers to the river fall located in the Yellow stone national park, according to the statistics the total height of the river fall is 33 meters which is actually 109 feet.

Mud Volcano, WY

A Mud Volcano is sometimes also known as a mud dome. They are formed by geo-exuded mud or slurries, water and gases. These volcanoes do not produce any lava what so ever.

Norris Geyser Basin, WY

Norris Geyser Basin is the oldest, hottest and Yellowstone’s most dynamic thermal areas. Norris offers evidence of thermal features for nearly 115,000 years. The features may change daily owing to seismic activity frequent disturbances and water fluctuations. The water here is acidic

Old Faithful Geyser, WY

In the Yellowstone National Park of Wyoming, US, the Old Faithful Geyser is known for grand, scenic view. This name was given to the building in 1870, when the first geyser in the park got the honor of a name.

The Yellowstone River flowing north towards the Haden Valley, first plunges over a steep cliff forming a massive Upper Yellowstone Falls, and then it flows downstream forming the Lower Yellowstone Falls. The Upper Yellowstone Falls is more than thirty meters high. The edge of upper falls symbols the intersection between a rhyolite lava flow and glassy lava that has been eroded by the wind and water heavily.

Yellowstone Falls, WY

Located in Wyoming the Yellowstone Falls consist of 2 major waterfalls namely Upper Yellowstone Falls and Lower Yellowstone Falls on Yellowstone River in the Yellowstone National Park.

Yellowstone Lake, WY

The largest water body in the national park of Yellowstone is said to be as Yellowstone Lake. The area of 136 miles is covered by this lake and present at the sea level of 7,732.

Yellowstone National Park, WY

The US state of Wyoming is blessed with breathtaking waterfall through a cascade is Yellowstone National Park. The Park has been established in the year 1872.

Join us on this lovely day to discover and continue to explore Yellowstone National Park! Afterwards, we will travel along the Snake River to Grand Teton National Park. Following, we will travel to Jackson, a famous cowboy town and one of the world’s renowned vacation destinations. Be sure to visit the Elk Antler Arches Square located in the center of Jackson until we arrive in Salt Lake City to visit the Great Salt Lake. Once we arrive in Salt Lake City, we will visit Temple Square, which is the Virtue Kingdom of LDS Church! We will follow along the Mormon Missionary sisters’ lead to learn the history and teachings of LDS Church and stay overnight in Provo.

Itinerary:

Yellowstone National Park (40 mins, stop at West Thumb Geyser Basin) → Grand Teton National Park (Mandatory, 60 mins) → Jackson → Elk Antler Arches Park (60 mins) → Salt Lake City → Temple Square (30 mins) → Provo

Hotel: Provo Marriott Hotel & Conference Or similar. 

 


Attractions

Grand Teton National Park, WY

In Northwestern Wyoming is located the Grand Teton National Park, it is almost 310,000 acres. The park also include some of the major mountains and peaks which are as long as 40 miles.

Jackson, MS

Jackson is the capital city of the state of Mississippi and is also the largest city in the whole of the United States. The city was named after General Andrew Jackson as an honor due to his role in the 1812 war.

Temple Square, UT

Temple Square is a religiously attractive place spread over 10 acres. It was constructed in 1853 and is functional as personalized by The Church of Jesus Christ. The spiritual appeal of the temple is remarkable among the tourists.

West Thumb Geyser Basin, WY

The largest geyser basin on the shores of Yellowstone Lake is known as West Thumb Geyser Basin. Like Crater Lake (famous volcanic caldera), West Thumb is about the similar size. It is the best sight for many tourists across the globe.

Yellowstone National Park, WY

The US state of Wyoming is blessed with breathtaking waterfall through a cascade is Yellowstone National Park. The Park has been established in the year 1872.

In the morning, we take more time to explore Bryce Canyon National Park! From there, we will head to Page, AZ to visit Lower Antelope Canyon (on your own expense) and Horseshoe Bend. To wrap up the day, we drive to Tuba City, AZ where we spend the night, and have the opportunity to enjoy Native American food and entertainment at your own expense. 

Itinerary:

Provo → Bryce Canyon National Park (Mandatory, 45 mins) → Lower Antelope Canyon (Optional, 90 mins) → Horseshoe Bend (Mandatory, 45 mins) → Tuba

Hotel: Moenkopi Legacy Inn & Suites Tuba City Or Similar.


Attractions

Bryce Canyon National Park, UT

Look down at the stunning forest of rocks, watch the endangered species of wildlife and hike to see the most spectacular wonders of Mother Nature.

Horseshoe Bend, AZ

The meander with a shape of horseshoe in the river of Colorado Arizona is called Horseshoe Bend. The Grand Canyon is located in the north of this place.

Today we visit the most famous of Seven World’s Natural Wonders – the Grand Canyon National Park! We begin the day by traveling to both the East Rim and the South Rim of the Grand Canyon. The view is just breathtaking and inspiring. We'll then be off to Las Vegas. We will be passing by the Hoover Dam. Upon our arrival in Las Vegas, there is an optional Night Tour to explore the Las Vegas Strip for an additional cost. Guests may choose the option to have free time in Las Vegas too! 

Itinerary:

Tuba →  East Rim (Mandatory, 30 mins) → South Rim (Mandatory, 30 mins) → Hoover Dam (pass by) → Las Vegas

Hotel: New York-New York Hotel & Casino Or similar.


Attractions

Grand Canyon East Rim, AZ

The Grand Canyon East Rim is a part of the famous Grand Canyon on the United States, it is has famous attractions such as the little Colorado River Gorge and Antelope Canyon.

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 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.

Today will be our final tour day. We will depart from Las Vegas and head back to San Francisco. We will be driving through the Mojave Desert which is the largest desert in the western side of the United States and home to world’s largest Solar Power Station and Windmill Electricity Generators. We will then finally arrive in San Francisco Bay Area in the evening.

Itinerary:

Las Vegas → San Francisco


Attractions

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.

David Copperfield, NV

David Copperfield is the name of a novel by Charles Dickens, the novel was first published as a serial in the year 1849-50 and then was re-published as a book in 1850.

KA Show, LV

It is famous family show held in the famous city of United States of America known as the Las Vegas.

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.

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.

O by Cirque du Soleil, NV

O is essentially a water themed state production and is owned by Cirque Du Soleil which is a Canadian circus and entertainment company. O is pronounced as Eau which is the French word of water.


  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

 Passengers will be picked up and dropped off at their chosen locations. (Please take notice of locations and times of pick up)  

 Tour is accompanied by the tour guide.  
  
 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.  
  
 Tour package price includes all the taxes.  
 
 Tour is inclusive of hotel accommodation.  

What's Excluded

 Mandatory Fee: $180 Per Person including Yellowstone Grand Teton Bryce Canyon Horseshoe Hend.

 Rates could alter without prior notice.

 Travelers can get front seats for 7-Days in the first 3 rows by paying $18 per person.

 Fee for all Optional Activities and entrance paid in cash to the tour guide. He will arrange tickets for the whole group. Some attractions might be closed on public holidays. Seasonal attractions will be closed after a certain time and itinerary will be changed based on it. Optional activities price may change or can be different as displayed on the website.

 Guide will arrange meals and drinks when requested as they are not included in the package.

 A minimum of $12 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.

 Such expenses as telephone services, alcoholic drinks, beverages and laundry services which are private room services.

 Services related to travel insurance.

 Other personal expenses.

Important: We never encourage customers to purchase admission packages from outside sources and try using them in this tour with discount. If they do, they must arrange transport on the same day. If you skip some attraction, you cannot do it on your own. You can sit near the bus or visit some nearby place, but you will not be allowed to sit in the bus.


Attraction Prices

Attractions Adult Child(2-11 yrs) Senior(65+ yrs)
Blue Man, NV $116.00 $116.00 $116.00
David Copperfield show D, NV $128.00 $128.00 $128.00
David Copperfield Show, NV $175.00 $175.00 $175.00
David Copperfield, NV $165.00 $165.00 $165.00
David Copperfield-C, NV $155.00 $155.00 $155.00
Grand Canyon Helicopter South Rim, AZ $266.00 $266.00 $266.00
Grand Canyon South Rim IMAX Movie + Lunch, AZ $27.00 $27.00 $27.00
Grand Canyon South Rim IMAX Movie, AZ $13.00 $13.00 $13.00
KA Show, LV $135.00 $135.00 $135.00
Las Vegas Helicopter Night Tour, NV $159.00 $159.00 $159.00
Las Vegas Night Tour, NV $45.00 $45.00 $45.00
Las Vegas Strip Fantasy Show, NV $85.00 $85.00 $85.00
Lower Antelope Canyon, AZ $98.00 $98.00 $98.00
O by Cirque du Soleil, NV $238.00 $238.00 $238.00
Thunder from Down Under, NV $90.00 $90.00 $90.00

  All the prices are listed in USD.

  Any Amount paid in cash to the Tour Guide is not refundable.

  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.

  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

  • 250 El Camino Real, (Fairfield Inn & Suites by Marriott San Francisco Airport) Millbrae, CA 94030 at 6:30 AM
  • 1688 Hostetter Road, (99 Ranch Market in front of Dahua Supermarket) San Jose, CA 95131 at 7:15 AM
  • 7200 Amador Plaza Rd, (Target Dublin) Dublin, CA 94568 at 7:15 AM. $70 for 1 or 2 persons and $10 per additional person will be charged.
  • 46196 Warm Springs BLVD, (168 Market - Fremont) Fremont, CA 94539 at 7:30 AM
  • 988 Broadway, (Courtyard Oakland) Oakland, CA 94607 at 8:00 AM
  • 291 Geary St, (Union Square Macy's) San Francisco, CA 94102 at 9:00 AM
  • 1315 10th St, Sacramento (California State Capitol Museum) Sacramento, CA 95814 at 01:00 PM

Return Location

  • 291 Geary St, Union Square, San Francisco, CA 94102
  • 988 Broadway, (Courtyard Marriott - Oakland, CA) Oakland, CA 94607
  • 46196 Warm Springs BLVD, (168 Market - Fremont) Fremont, CA 94539
  • 7200 Amador Plaza Rd, (Target Dublin) Dublin, CA 94568. $70 for 1 or 2 persons and $10 per additional person will be charged.
  • 1688 Hostetter Road, (99 Ranch Market) San Jose, CA 95131
  • 250 El Camino Real, (Fairfield Inn & Suites by Marriott San Francisco Airport) Millbrae, CA 94030

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

Same Cancellation policy would apply even if the cancellation or reschedule request comes because of the COVID. We strictly follow the policy after COVID.
 
No matter the reason for the cancellation, we are forced to carry costly charges from our travel and hotel providers in the form of penalties and fees that are 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.

Cancellation charges 

Check-in Yellowstone Wooden House 

⇒  16 to 46 days or more prior to departure, 50% of the tour fees will be charged as cancellation.

⇒  9 to 15 days prior to departure, 70% of the tour fees will be charged as cancellation.

⇒  Within 8 days prior to departure, 100% tour fees will be charged as cancellation.

Not checking in Yellowstone Wooden House 

⇒  16 to 31 days or more prior to departure, 30% of the tour fees will be charged as cancellation.

⇒  9 to 15 days prior to departure, 50% of the tour fees will be charged as cancellation.

⇒  Within 8 days prior to departure, 100% tour fees will be charged as cancellation.

Any Amount paid in cash to the Tour Guide is not refundable.

There is no refund for unused features. You forfeit the entire payment when you are a no-show on the departure date and unable to join the tour for any reason including COVID.

An add-on fee of 6% for handling fees is charged in addition to the above penalties. No matter what the reason for cancellation is, the processing fee will be deducted on each refund.

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. We reserve the right to cancel or re-schedule any tour departure with respect to operating requirements 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 amount we received for the booking of the tour. We will try our best to re-book the same or similar tour if the future travel plan suits you. We are not responsible for any cancellation penalties that may have been incurred on any other travel arrangements like separate purchase of air tickets, visa cost, taxi fare etc. We are not liable for any other travel arrangements that have been affected as a result of the cancellations. 

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

Cancellation and reschedule charges are applicable even if you are NOT able to take the tour because of visa rejection, COVID or any other serious issue. If you reschedule a tour and later decide to cancel it then cancellation charges will be applicable to the original departure date and not to the rescheduled one.

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 want to reschedule your tour (change the departure date or choose a different tour) then a reschedule fees may be applied. No reschedule request will be entertained within 15 days before the departure date. 

Cancellation and 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 2 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.

11. Gift coupons are available in limited quantity on first come first serve basis.

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 for same room.

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. Tour Guide will be Chinese and English or it can only be chinese based on the group size.

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

Zixin
  • 42
  • 14

that is the best way to spend the vacations a bus tour which best offers the exciting destinations, accommodations, and user-friendly guides. We boarded for a week on this bus journey which picked us from the San Francisco in a morning. The bus got full and we start our tour wandering around the famous spots of the city. We were then being driven to the Shoshone Falls, Yellowstone, Grand Teton National Park, Jackson Valley, Horseshoe Bend, and myriads of other destination which sure was incredible enjoyment.

Akshay
  • 37
  • 4

A fascinating time was spent on this tour for a week. I loved the most part of the tour. The accommodations were superb. I was initially allotted a room and was asked to exchange for another couple who wanted my room as it was close to the elevator. I was allotted another room and the view was beautiful as the room. The touring spots we visited were many in numbers and amazing. I feel this one time visit is not enough; I will certainly come for another round of this tour and go to places. All were unique and superb.

Yagna
  • 34
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it never came to my mind that our country has the best touring places all around the world. I hired two seats from this bus agency and departed on it on the very next morning. I like the fast and good service which we being provided with. The attractions such as the Grant Teton peaks, Yellowstone were quite stunning. It was a tour of a week and I think we have visited the best around the country. Thanks for the good know-how and professionalism!

Jacky
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The tour was well planned. I enjoyed every bit of it, and became friends with fellow passengers. We went to several places as a group, and we specially took Las Vegas night tour. If you are taking this tour, you should definitely take the night tour that is optional, and I assure you, you will love every bit of it. Furthermore, we didn’t face any hiccup as well. The timeline was very well followed.

huang
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I went on this tour as most of these places were not visited by me. I loved every bit of this tour. I was amazed on visiting these places. The bus driver ensured no sudden halts and it was a smooth ride that after eight days of travel also we never felt the pressure of the bus travel. I am happy that I was very much a part of the tour.  The guide was also perfect and he explained the details of each place. I was disappointed on visiting the chocolate factory as my health does not permit me eating chocolates.

Can
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I just wasted hundreds of dollars! The bus broke down, the hotel was crappy, and if you are taking this tour, I’d suggest you to don’t. Our first day was entirely wasted just because the bus broke down. If they are looking for good reviews, at least change their buses.

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