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9-Day Los Angeles to Las Vegas, Grand Canyon (West Rim), Antelope Canyon, Yellowstone National Park, San Francisco and Salt Lake City Tour (Free Airport Pickup - SF OUT)

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9-Day Los Angeles to Las Vegas, Grand Canyon (West Rim), Antelope Canyon, Yellowstone National Park, San Francisco and Salt Lake City Tour (Free Airport Pickup - SF OUT)
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Departure City Los Angeles CA US
Return City San Francisco CA US
Language Chinese and English
Available Days Tue,Thu,Fri,Sun (2018-04-28 To 2018-10-10)
Duration 9 Day(s) / 8 Night(s)
Tour code GOL-LA-422A

Explore Grand Canyon, Hoover Dam, Glen Canyon Dam, Antelope Canyon, Eagle Point, Skywalk, Horseshoe Bend, Guano Point, Lake Powell, Yellowstone National Park, Grand Prismatic Spring, Fountain Paint Pot, Morning Glory Pool, Grand Teton National Park, Jackson, Yellowstone Lake, Norris Basin, Yellowstone Canyon, Yellowstone Fall, and Mud Volcano, Temple Square, Utah State Capitol, Bonneville Salt Flats, California State Capitol, Napa Valley, Lake Tahoe, Golden Bear, Lombard Street to City Hall, Cable Car, St. Mary's Cathedral, Chinatown, and Fisherman's Wharf on our exciting bus tour starting from Los Angeles with special discounts and hotel reservations.

Day 1
Home – LAX Airport

Arrivals at Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) will be facilitated by our complimentary airport pick-up service ranging from 8:30 AM to 10:30 PM. Our professional tour operators will wait for the domestic flight arrivals at the Baggage Claiming Region. Passengers reaching the airport by taking an international flight will meet our tour operator at the Currency Exchange of Terminal B. Afterward, we will transfer our guests to the hotels to catch up some rest. Arrivals before 5:00 PM at LAX airport can participate in our exclusive add-on journey to Santa Monica for some picturesque sightseeing (tour fee: $25/person).

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

Day 2
Los Angeles – Fashion Outlet – Las Vegas

In the morning, our tour group will travel along the Interstate 15 highway through the American driest Mojave Desert. Make the first stop at the State Line Fashion Outlets for some outlet shopping and have a lunch before we head to Las Vegas. Upon reaching Las Vegas, our guests will be checked-in at the Stratosphere Hotel Casino. Here, our group can participate in our Las Vegas Night Tour which best explores the core charm of the warm Vegas strip and more. Overnight return to the hotels.

Hotel: Stratosphere Hotel or Similar. 

Day 3
Hoover Dam – Grand Canyon (West Rim) – Las Vegas – St. George

  • Option A: Grand Canyon West Rim: Start the journey early in the morning and head straight to Indian Reservation region where located the West Rim of Grand Canyon. Upon arrival, guests will be amazed by the stunning array of world’s largest rock formations, vistas, and much more. Enter the Eagle Point, and experience the Skywalk to take-in the breathtaking bird-eye views of the Grand Canyon. Guests will also be taken to the Guano Point which is best known for its picturesque views from the viewpoint. The pleasure begins as our guests experience the Helicopter Ride highlighting the awe-inspiring depths of the Grand Canyon. On the way to Las Vegas, we will make a stop at Hoover Dam. Overnight return to the St. George city.

  • Option B: Las Vegas Free Day: Guests can spend the entire day in Las Vegas and spend it according to their desire. After 3:00 PM, our group will be taken to St. George to spend the night. ($30 Tour Fare Variance)

Hotel:  Quality Inn or Similar. 

Day 4
Glen Canyon Dam – Antelope Canyon – Horseshoe Bend – SLC

Begin the day in the morning and head straight to Glen Canyon Dam. Here, our group can browse the charms of Lake Powell, one of the country’s largest and pristine lakes. Afterward, our group arrives at the Antelope Canyon. It was formed millions of years ago by the erosion from rain and wind power, forming the magnificent array of slot canyons and scenic rock formations. Next, our group makes a stop at the Horseshoe Bend incised meander. Overnight return to Salt Lake City.

Hotel: Ramada Inn North Temple or Similar. 

Day 5
Yellowstone NP – West Yellowstone

Today, our group makes the first stop at Yellowstone National Park, home to country’s most appealing canyons, lush forests, hot springs, alpine rivers, spouting geysers, and more. Guests will explore the famous landmarks of Yellowstone National Park ranging from Old Faithful Geyser to Grand Prismatic Spring, Fountain Paint Pot, Fountain Hiking Trail, and the Morning Glory Pool. Next, our group will return to West Yellowstone to spend the night.

Hotel: Yellowstone Lodge, Dude & Roundup or Similar. 

Day 6
Yellowstone NP – Grand Teton NP – Jackson – SLC

In the morning. Our tour group will continue exploring the top-notch landmarks of Yellowstone National Park. Enjoy exploring the Yellowstone Lake, Norris Basin, Yellowstone Canyon, Yellowstone Fall, and Mud Volcano. Guests will relish having a lakeside lunch, and then we are headed to the Grand Teton National Park. Here, the tallest Teton peaks, lush forest, and breathtaking mountainous views will enchant the visitors. Then, our group explores the Jackson town, a mountainous town in the heart of Jackson Valley. Later, we will take our guests to Salt Lake City to spend the night.

Hotel: Ramada Inn SLC or Similar. 

Day 7
SLC – Temple Square – Utah State Capitol – Bonneville Salt Flats – Elko – Reno

Begin the journey in the morning by browsing the iconic Temple Square building. It is a 10-acre complex built in the year 1853 in a spectacular Gothic Revival architecture. Afterward, our group will enjoy exploring the Utah State Capitol building built in an enticing Neoclassical Revival architecture. Located at the top of Capitol Hill, Utah State Capitol overlooks the stunning bird-eye views of Salt Lake City. Enjoy browsing the city’s famous Great Salt Lake reflecting the twinkling skylines of Salt Lake City. Enter the Bonneville Salt Flats and explore the densely packed salt-pan and more. Continue the journey through Elko and arrive at the Reno city where we will spend the night; guests can also try their luck at the world-class casinos in Reno.

Hotel: Regency Casino Hotel or Similar. 

Day 8
Lake Tahoe – California State Capitol – Napa Valley

In the morning, we are headed to Lake Tahoe to browse the charms of the clearest waters. Then, our group arrives at Sacramento, the capital city of US State of California. Enter the California State Capitol and don’t miss taking photographs along the Golden Bear located in front of the Governor’s Office. Continue the journey to Napa Valley, home to the country’s finest vineyards and premium red wine tasting tours. In the evening, our group will return to San Francisco to spend the night *self-dismiss travelers can leave the tour from San Francisco.

Hotel: Courtyard SFO or Similar. 

Day 9
SF City Tour – Berkeley University – Pier 39

Today, our group will explore the core charm of San Francisco city, also known as the cultural capital of California state. Here, we invite all the guests to participate in our exclusive San Francisco Extensive Tour which best explores the top-notch landmarks ranging from Lombard Street to City Hall, Cable Car, St. Mary's Cathedral, Chinatown, and more. Guests will also tour the renowned University of California Berkeley. Arrive at the Fisherman's Wharf - Pier 39 to have a freshly prepared seafood lunch and don’t miss taking the sightseeing cruise (optional cruise) *self-dismiss travelers can leave the tour from Fisherman's Wharf - Pier 39. (Mandatory Admission Fee $40)

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

  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.

  This is a guided tour.

  All Taxes are included.

 Free Airport Pickup is available on this tour.

cost Excludes

 Mandatory admission: $30 Bonneville Salt Flats, Napa Valley, Fuel Surcharge.

 Mandatory admission: $40 Cable Car, San Francisco City Tour, Berkeley University and Fuel Surcharge. 

 Mandatory admission: $100 Yellowstone NP, Grand Teton NP, Horseshoe Bend, Great Salt Lake and Fuel Surcharge.

  Rates could alter without prior notice.

  Airport pickup service charges $5/person.

  Optional fees will be paid in cash to the guide. 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.

  Daily Service charges for driver and the guide is $9 minimum per person.

  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.



Attractions Adult Child (3-11 yrs) Senior (65+ yrs)
Antelope Canyon, AZ$50.00$50.00$50.00
Grand Canyon Helicopter & Cruise Combo, AZ$218.00$218.00$218.00
Grand Canyon Skywalk, AZ$25.00$25.00$25.00
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
Lake Tahoe Boating, NV$50.00$50.00$50.00
Las Vegas Free Day, NV$30.00$30.00$30.00
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: Bonneville Salt Flats, Napa Valley and Fuel Surcharge$40.00$40.00$40.00
Mandatory Fee: Cable Car, San Francisco City Tour, Berkeley University and Fuel Surcharge$40.00$40.00$40.00
Mandatory Fee: Yellowstone NP, Grand Teton NP, Horseshoe Bend, Great Salt Lake and Fuel Surcharge$90.00$90.00$90.00
San Francisco Bay Cruise, CA$39.00$39.00$39.00
Santa Monica Tour, CA$25.00$25.00$25.00
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 (LAX) airport For U.S domestic & Canada Flights between 8:30am to 10:30pm (U.S Domestic Flights);8:30am to 9:30pm (International Flights).

Returns Locations

Kindly book your flights from San Francisco International Airport (SFO) at your own around 1:30 PM

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.

CHIH-NII
67 6

It was compulsory for us to pay the additional charges to the majority of the destinations on this bus tour. We thought that I would be handled by our travel company. It turned out that the bus people only charge for the bus traveling, and other than that, we are on own with the hotels and places. Although, the places we get to tour on this bus tour were quite amazing, mentioning the Yellowstone National Park where we spent almost two days straight, and we loved that. My kids had a wonderful time on board, but the destinations on this bus tour were quite far from each other, thus we had to travel a lot in the precious time of our day. Anyways, the tour went pretty well, more importantly, we adored our time.

HSIN
57 10

At the beginning of the journey, we weren’t sure that we are ever going to have fun on our holidays or not. As the days went by, the tour started getting fascinating as we wandered around the great sites such as the Grand Canyon, Yellowstone, Salt Lake City, and Las Vegas was the best stop on this tour. Despite all the great places and hotels, I would like to admire the honest efforts of our travel guide, Marilyn, who stick along all the passengers on board and provided us with his great knowledge about the places. I think it’s one of the best tour experience that I have ever had with my family especially on the bus tour. We just wanted to spend more time in San Francisco but too bad we only had one day for that. Good days!

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