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California Highlights

  • 8 Day(s)
  • Trip Code : COWWAV

See what the Golden State of California has to offer! From the City by the Bay known as San Francisco to the beachside city of Santa Barbara to the entertainment capital of the world Los Angeles, get the full experience of California. And if you're still beggin' for more, be sure to check out the Western Highlights tour where you'll see one of the awe-inspiring natural world wonders (the Grand Canyon in Arizona) and indulge in your guilty pleasures in sin city Las Vegas. See what the Golden State of California has to offer! From the City by the Bay known as San Francisco to the beachside city of Santa Barbara to the entertainment capital of the world Los Angeles, get the full experience of California. And if you're still beggin' for more, be sure to check out the Western Highlights tour where you'll see one of the awe-inspiring natural world wonders (the Grand Canyon in Arizona) and indulge in your guilty pleasures in sin city Las Vegas.

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Arrive Las Vegas

This afternoon, meet up with your Contiki crew and Tour Manager in larger-than-life Las Vegas -

Las Vegas to Bass Lake

Today, it-

Yosemite National Park

Get back to nature with a day in Yosemite National Park. This place has a reputation for a reason -

Bass Lake to San Francisco

Cruise on through the San Joaquin Valley to free-wheeling San Francisco, via Oakland. Colourful, cosmopolitan and creative, San Francisco is packed with characters, free-thinkers, and artists. You-

San Francisco

With a couple of days here, get a real feel for San Francisco and its hilly streets. Chalk up a local experience by jumping on a cable car and exploring the city. If you-

San Francisco to Carpinteria via Santa Barbara

Today we leave San Francisco behind and continue traveling through California. This afternoon, we travel south along the central coast and through the pretty wine country of the region before arriving in Santa Barbara. Experience the Spanish flavor of Santa Barbara and see the pretty white stucco buildings and red tile roofs that give the town its distinctive feel. Hit the main drag of State Street, lined with palm trees and interesting coffee shops, bookstores, and diners. Well-known for its hot shopping, you can find anything from indie clothe boutiques to surfer chic, from locally-made accessories to big label brands. Golden beaches make Santa Barbara a great place to surf, swim or catch some sun. You can also rent bike or roller blades and look around town California style. Later, we arrive in Carpinteria for our overnight stop.

Carpinteria to Los Angeles

First up today is Santa Barbara. Experience the Spanish flavor of Santa Barbara and see the pretty white stucco buildings and red tile roofs that give the town its distinctive feel. Hit the main drag of State Street, lined with palm trees and interesting coffee shops, bookstores, and diners. Well-know for its hot shopping, you can find anything from indie clothe boutiques to surfer chic, from locally-made accessories to big label brands. Golden beaches make Santa Barbara a great place to surf, swim or catch some sun. You can also rent bike or roller blades and look around town California style. Wrap up your tour in the city that mixes up glamor, grit and the American Dream: Los Angeles. It-

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You will visit

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What's included?

  • 7 nights accommodation: 5 nights in twin-share hotels & 2 nights Special Stay experience
  • Modern, air-conditioned coach with powerpoints for charging
  • Sightseeing tours of all major cities
  • Local taxes & service charges
  • Experience some of the world’s largest hotels & casinos
  • Non-stop nightlife
  • See the famous Joshua Trees
  • Relax in the stunning mountain paradise of Bass Lake – swim, catch some rays & enjoy watersports (seasonal)
  • Visit Fisherman’s Wharf

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