8-Day Los Angeles to Las Vegas, South Rim Grand Canyon, Lake Powell, Rodeo Drive and Ethel M Chocolate Factory Tour (Free Airport Pickup)

Tour Code: GOL-LA-503A
Duration: 8 Day(s) / 7 Night(s)
Tour Guide: Chinese, English
Quality: Budget
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8-Day Los Angeles to Las Vegas, South Rim Grand Canyon, Lake Powell, Rodeo Drive and Ethel M Chocolate Factory Tour (Free Airport Pickup)
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Overview

Experience: UNESCO, Family

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

Tour Guide:Chinese, English


Available Days :

Fri (2022-11-04 To 2022-12-23)

Highlights :

Visit the city of Las Vegas for a special night tour!

Explore the beauty of the Grand Canyon and Horseshoe Bend!

Take a glimpse at Antelope Canyon!

Explore the Seven Magic Mountains, a stack of vibrant, colorful boulders.

Explore highlighted locations in Los Angeles! 

Take a trip to one of the all-time greatest theme parks in the United States! Universal Studios has it all and is the perfect family-friendly place to explore! 

  • Admission ticket to Universal Studio.

Itinerary

Flight information: Please provide arrival/return flight schedules at the time of booking or at least 4 business days prior to departure. Otherwise, you will be required to proceed to the hotel at your own expense. If the Flight delays, we cannot guarantee airport pick-up service for free.

*Airport Pick-up Location:

Arrival procedure for US domestic & Canada flight: Arrival→Baggage Claim area→Meet tour guide→Tour guide will arrange shuttle bus service.

Arrival procedure for International flight: Arrival→Go through immigration→Baggage

Claim Area→Go through Custom→Meet tour guide at the Passenger Exit (located at 7-Eleven Convenience Store)→Tour guide will arrange shuttle bus service.

*Free Airport pickup time: 9:00-22:00. It means free pickup for finishing check out and standing at the gate before 22:00. (The free pickup service is based on the seat availability, first come first serve. So it is possible that you need to wait a little bit long during high season.) 

 

*Airport meeting: The guide will be wearing a yellow uniform, holding a small yellow flag or an iPad with the local provider's icon.

 

Hotel: Hartford Hotel, Bw Signature Collection Or Similar.

Please select the one-day tour you want to go when you make a reservation, and you can click on the blue font to view the specific itinerary.

Option 1: San Diego City 1 Day Tour

Option 1: San Diego - SeaWorld 1- day Tour

Hotel: Hartford Hotel, Bw Signature Collection Or Similar.


Attractions

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.

San Diego Harbor Cruise, CA

San Diego Bay is a natural harbor and deepwater port located in San Diego County, California near the U.S. Mexico border. The cruise gives an unforgettable experience of the San Deigo’s skyline.

Today we will leave Los Angeles and drive through the scenic Mojave Desert until our final destination in Las Vegas - The Pearl in the Desert! You will have the chance to explore what this city has to offer. You may join our Las Vegas Night Tour or watch one of the many award-winning shows!

Itinerary:

Los Angeles → Las Vegas → Las Vegas Night Tour (Optional)

Hotel:  Excalibur Hotel & Casino Or Similar.


Attractions

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, 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.

Los Angeles, CA

Refers to the city located in the south of California, well known for its television and film industry. The area of the city is 1,302 km² with a population of 3.884 million according to the census of 2013.

Welcome to Arizona, known as the Grand Canyon state and originally part of the Spaniard and Mexican territories, received its statehood in 1912! Let us begin and see what we will get to explore today and what this gorgeous state must truly offer! First, we will go to the paradise for kayakers on the Colorado River - Emerald Cove. You can not only enjoy the clear water , but also explore the canyon and enjoy the feeling of adventure here. Next, we will take a helicopter ride across the Grand Canyon. Following, we will explore the South and East Rim of the Grand Canyon! Finally, we will visit the magnificent Horseshoe Bend and then head over to Page, AZ. 

Itinerary:

Las Vegas → Emerald Cove Kayaking + Beach Cruise (optional, 1.5-2hours) → Helicopter tour across Grand Canyon (optional, 30 mins) → Grand Canyon National Park South Rim (mandatory, 40 mins) → Grand Canyon National Park East Rim (mandatory, 45 mins) → Horseshoe Bend (mandatory, 60 mins) → Page

Hotel: Days Inn & Suites by Wyndham Page Lake Powell 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.

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.

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.

Page, AZ

Page, situated in Arizona, US, is a wonderful touristy destination for tourists with family. This grand family point has professional arrangement for the visitors stay and plans. It has Lake Powell as one of the most powerful attractions.

Antelope Canyon is one of the top ten sites in all of the world for photography! It consists of the upper and lower canyons; the upper canyon is the Navajo word for "water through the rocks" and lower canyon means "arch-shaped spiral rock." In here, visitors are always amazed by this wavy canyon rock formation! It is a true natural beauty! Enjoy a scenic ride on the Colorado Plateau towards Lake Powell National Recreation Area or take a boat tour on America's second largest man-made lake - Lake Powell, surrounded by 96 side canyons! 

Itinerary:

Antelope Canyon (optional, 120 mins) → Lake Powell (mandatory, 90 mins, optional for cruise) → Las Vegas

Hotel: Excalibur Hotel & Casino 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.

Lake Powell Boat Cruise, AZ

It refers to cruise tourism service offered at Lake Powel which is a basin positioned at the Colorado River and a popular vacation spot visited by about 2 million people annually.

Lake Powell, AZ

It is a reservoir located on the river of Colorado precisely between the border of Arizona and Utah, the area is considered as a well-known spot for vacation visited by 2 million people annually.

Rise and shine! Follow your tour guide to capture selfies in the hotspot of Las Vegas - Las Vegas Welcome Signboard! Besides, before we leave Las Vegas, we can’t forget to visit M&M'S Las Vegas and Coca-Cola Store Las Vegas! You will get to experience an in-depth tour of the two stores. You can also watch 3D movies in the sweet air! Following, we will take an adventure over to the Seven Magic Mountains. Finally, we will drive to Tanger Outlets in Barstow to enjoy some free-time shopping. 

Itinerary:
Las Vegas Welcome Signboard & M&M'S Las Vegas & Coca-Cola Store Las Vegas & FlyOver Las Vegas (Optional, 90 mins) →  Seven Magic Mountains (30 mins) → Barstow Outlet (120 mins) → Los Angeles

If you choose not to participate in the optional activity, you can have your free time in the hotel.

Hotel: Hartford Hotel, Bw Signature Collectio 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.

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.

Tanger Outlet Center, CA

Tanger Outlet Centre presents 400 designer plant outlet stores and 43 shopping outlet plazas in Canada and other 26 parts of the US. It represents one of the most memorable shopping experience ever.

Let’s leave in the early morning to visit the birthplace of Los Angeles at Olvera Street! Following we will visit the world-famous Hollywood walk of fame. Shortly after, is Rodeo Drive and Beverly center to go shopping in paradise. Finally, we will visit the landmark the Getty Center! 

Itinerary:

Olvera Street (30 mins) → Hollywood Walk-of-Fame (60 mins) → Rodeo Drive (45 mins) → The Original Farmers Market (70 mins) → Getty Center (120 mins) 

Hotel: Hartford Hotel, Bw Signature Collection Or Similar.


Attractions

Farmers Market, Los Angeles, CA

Farmers Market in Los Angeles is a shopping spot that is famous for its grocery purveyors, Restaurants and a range of trendy shops. Many natives prefer this place over other markets.

Hollywood Walk of Fame, CA

The Hollywood Walk of Fame consists of 2500 pointed terrazzo along with Hollywood boulevard having 15 blocks. The sidewalks also consist of embedded brass stars.

J. Paul Getty Museum, LA

The J. Paul Getty Museum inspires curiosity and the enjoyment and understanding the visual arts by collecting, conserving, exhibiting, and interpreting the art works that are in outstanding quality and carries historical importance. The J. Paul Getty Museum is known as the Getty.

Olvera Street, CA

To watch Los Angeles reversing to its original outlook, visiting Olvera Street is just the right option. It is also called, “the birthplace of Los Angeles”. Tourists from all over the world appreciate this marketplace.

Rodeo Drive, CA

A shopping district and famous tourist attraction ‘The Rodeo Drive’ is a two-mile long street located in Beverly Hills, California. At this drive there lies a world renowned sculptor of Robert Graham entitled “Torso”.

Enjoy an unforgettable trip at one of the most amazing theme parks in the United States at Universal Studios in Hollywood!

 

Itinerary:

Universal Studio Hollywood (8 hours) 

Kindly Reminder: Please be aware that the Universal Studio tour is without a tour guide.


Attractions

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

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

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

  A professional tour escort will be with you throughout the tour.​

 Breakfast.

 Admission ticket to Universal Studio

  Tour package price includes all the taxes.​


What's Excluded

 Mandatory Fee:$70/person.

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

  Air ticket, ferry, and shuttle transfer in some attraction area/national parks.

  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 $12 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.

  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)
Grand Canyon Helicopter South Rim, AZ $259.00 $259.00 $259.00
Lake Powell Boat Cruise, AZ $55.00 $45.00 $55.00
Las Vegas Night Tour, NV $45.00 $45.00 $45.00
Lower Antelope Canyon, AZ $90.00 $20.00 $70.00
San Diego Harbor Cruise, CA $24.00 $12.00 $24.00

  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 pickup is available from Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) between 9:00 to 10:00 PM.

Return Location

  • Kindly book your flights (For domestic) to depart from Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) after 9:30 PM and (For international) after 10:30 PM.

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 

⇒  16 days or more prior to departure - 10% of the tour fees will be charged as cancellation.

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

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

There is no refund for unused features. You forfeit the entire payment when you are a no-show on the departure date 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. Each Cancellation Request must be received in writing by email.

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.

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.

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