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9-Day Los Angeles to 17 Mile Drive, San Francisco, Las Vegas, Antelope Canyon, Yosemite National Park and Grand Canyon (South/West Rim) Tour (Free Airport Pickup)

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9-Day Los Angeles to 17 Mile Drive, San Francisco, Las Vegas, Antelope Canyon, Yosemite National Park and Grand Canyon (South/West Rim) Tour  (Free Airport Pickup)
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Departure City Los Angeles CA US
Return City Los Angeles CA US
Language Chinese and English
Available Days Daily
Duration 9 Day(s) / 8 Night(s)
Tour code GOL-LA-409A

Explore 17-Mile Drive, Grand Canyon, Cannery Row, Monterey Bay Aquarium, Silicon Valley, Stanford University, Twin Peaks, Palace of Fine Arts, Cactus Garden, Golden Gate Bridge, Fisherman’s Wharf, Lombard Street, City Hall, St. Mary's Cathedral, and Chinatown, Yosemite National Park, California Central Valley, State Line Fashion, Hoover Dam, Chocolate Factory and Barstow Outlet on our exciting bus tour starting from Los Angeles with special discounts and hotel accommodations.

Day 1
Home – LAX Airport

Take a flight from your hometown and arrive at Los Angeles International Airport (LAX). Our travel guides will escort passengers reaching the airport, and then we will transfer our guests to the hotels (complimentary airport service is available from 8:30 AM to 10:00 PM). Domestic flight arrivals will meet our travel guide at the Luggage Claiming Area, and International flight arrival will meet our travel guide at Currency Exchange of Terminal B. Other time arrivals can take the hotel courtesy shuttle to reach the hotel. Arrive before 5 PM to enjoy our optional Santa Monica Sightseeing Tours for just $25.

Hotel: Best Western Plus LAX, Ramada Plaza LAX, or Similar.

Day 2
Los Angeles – Solvang – PCH 1 – Apple Park

Our group will begin the day by traveling along the scenic California golden coast towards Solvang. We will spend some time here and witness the beautiful architecture. Then, we will travel along California State Route 1 to reach Silicon Valley where we will visit the Apple Park. Return to Bay Area to stay overnight.

Hotel: Courtyard Marriott SFO, Park Pointe Hotel or Similar.

Day 3
Choose one Option

Option 1: Today we will visit the beautiful Napa Valley. Here guests can taste the finest wine on their visit to Castello Di Amorosa (optional). Castello Di Amorosa is a very popular attraction amongst tourists. The beautiful winery along with the chance to taste the finest wine will make your visit memorable. We will also enjoy the time in Napa Valley and enjoy the beautiful scenic valley.

Option 2: Today our group will visit Redwood Forest where we can enjoy the steam train ride. Later, we will visit the 17-Miles Drive and explore the beautiful scenic part of california.

Hotel: Courtyard Marriott SFO, Park Pointe Hotel, or Similar.

Day 4
Berkley – Silicon Valley – San Francisco City Tour

Begin the day by visiting the top-notch Berkley University on a guided campus tour. Then, we will continue to San Francisco through Silicon Valley. Our group will browse the renowned Palace of Fine Arts, Golden Gate Bridge, and then make a stop at Fisherman’s Wharf to taste a freshly prepared seafood lunch. Here, our guests will have a chance to board on the cruise for sightseeing around the Bay Area such as Golden Gate Bridge, and Alcatraz Island. Later, our guests will take our exclusive City Tour to explore the famous sites of San Francisco such as Cable Car, Lombard Street, City Hall, St. Mary's Cathedral, and Chinatown. 

Hotel: Clarion Inn, Comfort Inn or Similar.

Day 5
Yosemite NP – California Central Valley – Los Angeles

Guests will set off in a morning and head to the Yosemite National Park residing spectacular scenery of massive rocks, waterfalls, greenery, mountains, rivers, valleys, and other natural charms. Here, our group will appreciate browsing the top sites of Yosemite National Park such as Yosemite Fall, Tunnel View Point, and El Capitan. After lunch, we will travel through the California Central Valley to return to Los Angeles.

Hotel: Ramada Commerce or Similar.

Day 6
Los Angeles – Fashion Outlet – Las Vegas

Begin the day by traveling along the Interstate 15 highway through the country’s driest Mojave Desert. Make a stop at State Line Fashion Outlet to experience famous outlet brand shopping and have a lunch. After that, we will arrive at Las Vegas and our guests' will check-in at Stratosphere Hotel. Later, guests can take our optional Las Vegas Night Tour to get in the center of the vibrant nightlife culture of the city (tour fee: $35 per person). Guests can also enjoy the high roller tour (fee: $37 per person).

Hotel: Stratosphere Hotel or Similar.

Day 7
Hoover Dam – Grand Canyon (West Rim/South Rim) – Las Vegas

Today, our guests will choose either to visit the Grand Canyon West Rim or Grand Canyon South Rim.

  • Grand Canyon West Rim: we will begin the journey in a morning and arrive Indian Reservation Area to enter the Grand Canyon Wes Rim. Upon entrance, guests will be fascinated by the remarkable collection of massive rock formations that spread through the entire area. Explore the famous Eagle Point, and then step on the Grand Canyon Skywalk to appreciate the breathtaking views of the region. Our group will also explore Guano Point, and guests can enjoy taking helicopter rides to learn more about the depths of the Grand Canyon. While on the way to Las Vegas, we will make a stop at the Hoover Dam for its picturesque views. (Grand Canyon West Rim fee: $90 including lunch and admission)
  • Grand Canyon South Rim: In a morning, our group will arrive at the Grand Canyon South Rim. It is one of the most visited areas of the Grand Canyon with a wide collection of rock structures, vistas, and hoodoos. Enjoy exploring the Mather View Point, and the Grand Canyon IMAX movie to learn more about the culture and history of the Grand Canyon. Later, we will arrive at Hoover Dam for its remarkable views. Return to Las Vegas to stay overnight. (Grand Canyon South Rim fee: $50 including ground transportation)

Hotel: Stratosphere Hotel or Similar.

Day 8
Las Vegas – Antelope Canyon / Free Day – Las Vegas

Today, our guests will choose either to spend some free time in Las Vegas or board on our Antelope Canyon Tour for just 90$ per head. Antelope Canyon Tour will begin in a morning, and firstly, we will browse the Glen Canyon Dam. Then, our professional guides will lead the guests to explore the charms of the Antelope Canyon. Enjoy optional airplane tours overlooking Lake Powell. After visiting Horseshoe Bend we will return to Las Vegas in an afternoon.

Hotel: Stratosphere Hotel or Similar.

Day 9
Chocolate Factory – Cactus Garden – Barstow Outlet – Los Angeles

In a morning, our group will visit the renowned Chocolate Factory, and here guests may taste one of their freshly prepared delights. At Cactus Garden, guests will be amazed by the variety of cactus plant species. Make a stop at Barstow Outlet for shopping after lunch. In an evening, we will return to Los Angeles to conclude the tour.

IMPORTANT NOTES
  • 1. The order of itinerary may change without any notice depending on weather situations or for some other unforeseen circumstances.
  • 2. 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.
  • 3. Some attractions are seasonal. So, when they are closed they will be replaced with some other attraction.
  • 4. 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.
  • 5. 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.
  • 6. Maximum 4 people of any age can stay in 1 Room in the hotel.
  • 7. 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.
  • 8. Though attractions are optional but you have to at least take 2 attractions.
  • 9. Please book your flights after receiving e-ticket for your tour.
cost includes

  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 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.

  Tour package price includes all the taxes.

  Free Airport Pickup is available on this tour.

cost Excludes

  Mandatory Fee: South Rim of Grand Canyon $90/West Rim of Grand Canyon $ 90 (Pick one of Two)

  Mandatory Fee $115 per person, includes Antelope Canyon admission.

  Airport pickup service charges $5/person.

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

  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 of $9 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.

  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 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.



Attractions Adult Child (3-11 yrs) Senior (65+ yrs)
Aquarium of the Bay$27.00$27.00$27.00
Castello Di Amorosa Winery (Included Wine Tasting) Tour, CA$40.00$40.00$40.00
Grand Canyon Helicopter & Cruise Combo, AZ$218.00$218.00$218.00
Grand Canyon IMAX, AZ$25.00$25.00$25.00
Grand Canyon Skywalk, AZ$25.00$25.00$25.00
Grand Canyon South Rim, AZ$90.00$90.00$90.00
Grand Canyon West Rim Helicopter Tour, AZ$168.00$168.00$168.00
Grand Canyon West Rim, AZ$90.00$90.00$90.00
KA Show, LV$120.00$120.00$120.00
Las Vegas High Roller, NV$37.00$37.00$37.00
Las Vegas La Reve Show, NV$176.00$176.00$176.00
Las Vegas Night Tour, NV$35.00$35.00$35.00
Las Vegas Show, NV$92.00$92.00$92.00
Las Vegas V - Show$78.00$78.00$78.00
Mandatory Fee: Cable Car,Yosemite National Park,San Francisco City Tour,Berkeley University and Fuel Surcharge$50.00$50.00$50.00
Mandatory Fee:Napa Valley Transportation and Fuel Surcharge or 17 Miles Drive Admission, Transportation and Fuel Surcharge$50.00$50.00$50.00
San Francisco Bay Cruise, CA$39.00$39.00$39.00
Santa Monica Tour, CA$25.00$25.00$25.00
Sterling Vineyards Skyrail Cableway (Included Wine Tasting) Tour, CA$29.00$29.00$29.00
Important Notes
  • 1. All the prices are listed in USD.
  • 2. Tour display price is based on double occupancy. It is the price each person will pay if a group of two is traveling.
  • 3. Prices may change without any notice.
  • 4. Prices include hotel accommodation, transportation and taxes.
  • 5. Admission Tickets to different places and meals are NOT included in the tour price.
  • 6. Mandatory Tip for tour guide and driver are NOT included.
  • 7. Only the tour guide can purchase entrance tickets for you. Pre-purchased tickets are NOT acceptable.
  • 8. 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.
  • 9. 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.
  • 10. 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 Locations

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.

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.

Returns Locations

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

Important Notes
  • 1. 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).
  • 2. Return time on the website is just an estimation. Expect some variation always. Time may change depending on traffic and weather situations
  • 3. 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.
  • 4. You can leave the tour at any place only after signing a Tour Departure Form for leaving the tour early.
  • 5. Please note that price will stay the same even if you leave the tour early.
  • 6. If you have booked a pre-tour hotel stay, then you will have to arrange your own transport from hotel to departure location.
  • 7. If you have booked extra night hotel after the tour, then you will arrange transport from drop off point to hotel.
  • 8. On West Coast tours some bus operators have a lot of departure locations. A slow start is expected on these tours.
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.

Cancellation

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

 16-30 days or more prior to departure- 10% 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 10% cancellation fee of the total tour purchase will be incurred if the cancellation occurs 46 days or more before the departure date.

⇒  A 25% 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.

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.

Wingh
58 3

 it was fun visiting the Yosemite NP for the first time, it was a majestic experience. I love the bus trip because it had so many great places and decent hotels to stay overnight. We all enjoyed at the Grand Canyon. Thanks!

Mohina
30 4

San Francisco has so much to offer to its visitors and we only get to see the limited places around that city. However, the tour as a whole was, even more, fun with the family members and we took really great photos. Cheers to the great team!! 

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