8-Day San Francisco to Yellowstone National Park,Grand Teton NP, Canyonlands National Park, Arches National Park, Antelope Canyon and Las Vegas City Tour (Free Airport Pickup)
Tour Code: GOL-SFO-414A
Duration: 8 Day(s) / 7 Night(s)
Tour Guide: Chinese, English
- 7 Days left
Experience: UNESCO, Family
Extra (Excluded): Wifi, Meal etc...
Tour Guide:Chinese, English
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In-depth and high-quality itinerary, guaranteed to stop at 12~15 major scenic spots in Huangshi!
Exclusively launch new attractions in 2023 (Capitol Reef, Prancing Horse Cliff State Park, Wilson Arch), and enjoy the magnificent scenery of the Western United States.
*Airport Pick-up Location：
US domestic flights: Level 1 Courtyard 4.
International flights: International Terminal Bus Courtyard G.
* Free Airport Pick-up time: 09:00-22:00.
(The free pickup service is based on the seat availability, first come first serve. It is possible that you need to wait a little bit long during high season.)
The Airport Pick-up during 22:00-24:00 will be charged at $100 for maximum 5 people. The guests need to arrange transportation to the hotel on their own during the rest of time not mentioned above.
* Meeting our guide: The guide will be wearing a yellow uniform, holding a small yellow flag or an iPad with the local provider's icon.
* Please provide arrival/return flight schedules at the time of booking or at least 3 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.
Hotel: Wild Palms, a JDV by Hyatt Hotel Or similar.
Today will depart from San Francisco and head east towards Nevada! We make the first sightseeing stop at the Sacramento State House of California. Following we will drive over to the Donner Pass afterwards and enjoy the desert views along the way! We spend the night in Elko Nevada. end of the tour.)
Hotel: Ramada by Wyndham Elko Hotel Or similar.
The county seat and largest city in Nevada is known as Elko. The Humboldt River is also present in this small city. There are numerous tourist locations on this city.
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, 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.
Today we will depart from Elko and head east to Yellowstone National Park! First of its kind, Yellowstone is home to world’s largest super volcano and over 10,000 geothermal features. Here, you can find everything you expect to see in a National Park! Snow covered mountains, waterfalls, lakes, rivers, canyons, meadows, herds of buffalos, elks and the most amazing geothermal features in the world! Geysers, hot springs, fumaroles, and mud pots are the true wonders that make Yellowstone truly unique.
Elko → Yellowstone National Park (3 hours, Head to visit Palette, Grand Prismatic Hot Spring, Old Faithful Geyser, Fountain Trail, Morning Glory and other attractions. The tour guide will be adjusted according to the actual situation of the day, please refer to the actual arrangement.)
Hotel: White Buffalo West Yellowstone Or Yellowstone Country Inn Or Dude & Roundup Or Travelers Lodge Or similar.
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.
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 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.
Today we will continue to explore Yellowstone National Park this morning! Afterwards, we travel along the Snake River and arrive at Grand Teton National Park, where we see nature’s true wonders with an amazing view. Following, we will drive to Jackson, a famous cowboy town as well as a world’s renowned vacation destination. Be sure to visit the Elk Antler Arches Square which is located in the center of Jackson!
West Yellowstone → Yellowstone National Park (5 hours, Head to visit Norris Geyser Basin, Upper Falls, Artist's Point, Hayden Valley, Mud Volcano, Fishing Bridge, West Thumb Geyser and other attractions. The arrangement of attractions will be adjusted according to the actual situation of the day) → Grand Teton National Park (60 mins) → Jackson → Elk Antler Arches Park (30 mins) → Pocatello
Kindly Reminder: Before the South Entrance of Yellowstone opens on May 10th, some attractions in Yellowstone may be closed due to snow and weather conditions. Additional stops will be replaced according to weather and road conditions.
Hotel: La Quinta by Wyndham Pocatello or Similar.
Arches National park located in eastern Utah is home to a number of natural sandstone arches. The bewitching red sandstone formations make the park an intriguing place to explore.
Artist Point is the best place to experience the picturesque beauty of the nature with the natural colors of geothermal features and Yellowstone falls.
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.
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 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
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.
On this lovely morning, we will depart for the Great Salt Lake State Marina which is also known as “America’s Dead Sea.” Following, we will drive to Capitol Hill and visit the most expensive and magnificent State House in America, the Utah State Capitol! Then, we will take a walk in the State Capitol building, to explore the architecture, sculptures and the rich history behind it. In addition, we will explore Temple Square! Here, we will follow the Mormon Missionary sisters’ lead and see the virtue kingdom for LDS church. We will learn all about the history and teachings of the LDS Church. Finally, we will arrive at Capitol Reef National Park.
Pocatello → Great Salt Lake (Mandatory, 20 mins) → Utah State Capitol (30 mins) → Temple Square (40 mins) → Capitol Reef National Park (Mandatory, 90 mins) → Green River
Hotel: First Choice Inns at the Swell Or similar.
The Great Salt Lake is located in the Northern part of Utah and is the largest salt water lake in the West, The Great Salt Lake covers an area of around 1700 square miles.
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.
The House of Government in Utah has been established in December, 1912. There are offices of State Auditor, Attorney General, Lieutenant Governor and Utah State Legislature located in Utah State Capitol.
In the morning we will be headed to the spectacular Dead Horse Point State Park, where overlapping mountains surround winding canyons. Come and take some blockbuster photos of your own! Then we will visit the Wilson Arch and explore how wind, water and time have eroded this elegant arch. After lunch, we will continue our trip to Monument Valley, where huge columnar monumental rocks stand sky high! Monument Valley is featured in many famous movies and advertisements. You may take a jeep tour to explore more about the valley at your own cost.
Green River → Dead Horse Point State Park (Mandatory, 60 mins) → Wilson Arch (Mandatory, 30 mins) → Monument Valley (Mandatory) → Page
Hotel: Days Inn & Suites by Wyndham Page Lake Powell Or similar.
Arches National park located in eastern Utah is home to a number of natural sandstone arches. The bewitching red sandstone formations make the park an intriguing place to explore.
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.
Refers to the jeep tour of Monument valley, the visitors are allowed to sit in a jeep along with a guide who takes them to various sites in the monument valley, the ride is usually of 3 hours.
Refers to a place in San Juan County in the United States Of America, according to the census held back in 2000, the population of this city is 864. Geographically the area of the city is 74.4 km².
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.
Enjoy a scenic ride on the Colorado Plateau this morning towards Antelope Canyon! We will be passing by the Glen Canyon Dam, which holds back Lake Powell. Lake Powell is nation's second-largest artificial lake which is surrounded by 96 side canyons. Antelope Canyon is one of the top ten sites in the world for photography! It is composed of upper and lower canyons; the upper canyon is the Navajo word for "water through the rocks" and lower canyon means "arch-shaped spiral rock." Here, visitors are always amazed by this wavy canyon rock formation! Following, we will drive to Horseshoe Bend which is one of the top ten locations in the United States for photography by National Geographic! Next we will drive to Lake Powell and enjoy a boat tour on this picturesque lake surrounded by blue sky and red rock canyons! Finally, we will arrive at the world’s capital for Entertainment in Las Vegas in the afternoon.
Page → Glen Canyon (pass by, visit Lake Powell on the bus) → Horseshoe Bend (60 mins) → Antelope Canyon (optional, 90 mins) → Las Vegas
Hotel: Excalibur Hotel & Casino Or similar
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.
A concrete arch dam located on the river of Colorado is called Glen Canyon Dam. It has been opened in the year 1963. It is one of the major sources of producing hydroelectricity.
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.
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.
Today will conclude our amazing tour. We will be departing from Las Vegas and heading back to San Francisco.
Las Vegas → San Francisco
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.
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.
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.
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.
Passengers will be picked up and dropped off at their chosen locations. (Please take notice of locations and times of pick up)
Mandatory Fee:$180 per person.
Travelers can get front seats in the first 3 rows by paying $90 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.
Though meals and drinks are not a part of the package the guide will arrange them upon request.
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.
Telephone services, laundry services, Alcoholic drinks, and beverages are private room charges.
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.
|Attractions||Adult||Child(3-11 yrs)||Senior(65+ yrs)|
|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|
|Lake Powell Boat Cruise, AZ||$55.00||$45.00||$55.00|
|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||$95.00||$75.00||$95.00|
|Monument Valley Jeep Ride, UT||$65.00||$65.00||$65.00|
|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.
- 5757 Wayne Newton Blvd, (Las Vegas Airport-Terminal 3 (Gate 51 on Level 0))Las Vegas, NV 89119 at 01:30 PM
- 1688 Hostetter Road, (99 Ranch Market) San Jose, CA 95131
- 291 Geary St, (Macy's) San Francisco, CA 94102
- 46196 Warm Springs BLVD, (168 Market - Fremont) Fremont, CA 94539
- 250 El Camino Real, (Fairfield Inn & Suites by Marriott San Francisco Airport) Millbrae, CA 94030
- 988 Broadway, (Courtyard Marriott - Oakland, CA) Oakland, CA 94607
- Kindly book your flights to return from San Francisco International Airport (SFO) after 9:00 PM.
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.
Cancellation and Refund Policy
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.
⇒ 32 days prior to departure - 10% of the tour fees will be charged as cancellation.
⇒ 16 to 31 days 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.
⇒ 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 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.
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You are advised to carefully read through and understand these Terms & Conditions before making your booking.
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.
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.
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 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.
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.
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.