Highlights: Las Vegas – Yosemite – San Francisco – Central California Coast – Los Angeles – Las Vegas
Other departures: Manchester - £3099, Birmingham - £3099, Bristol - £3199, Norwich - £3205, Newcastle - £3149, Edinburgh - £3149, Glasgow - £3099, Cardiff - £3199, Inverness - £3199
Enjoy a unique touring experience with our Wings Over The West Air Tour - with less time travelling and more time sightseeing. Our Air Tour passengers will enjoy longer time inside America's Great National Parks, knowledgeable and attentive tour directors and attention to detail throughout.
Day 1: Las Vegas Arrival
Upon arrival at McCarran International Airport, transfer independently to your hotel where you will meet your Tour Director. Free time this evening allows you to experience the sights and sounds of this wonderland at leisure.
Day 2: Las Vegas - Grand Canyon - Las Vegas
Your adventure begins upon boarding a private aircraft bound for Grand Canyon National Park’s South Rim. Glide over the vast expanse of the Mojave Desert, Hoover Dam, Lake Mead and the Colorado. Upon arrival at the Grand Canyon National Park Airport you’ll board a motor-coach and embark on the ground portion of the tour before hopping back on the aircraft for your return flight to Las Vegas..
This evening you’re invited to join your fellow travellers for a Welcome Reception
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Day 3: Las Vegas - Yosemite
Your journey begins this morning with a short flight on-board a private aircraft from Las Vegas to Merced. Upon arrival in Merced you’ll board a motorcoach and retrace the original route to Yosemite along Highway 140. Explore the Yosemite Falls, Half Dome, El Capitan, Tunnel View and Bridalveil Falls once inside the park.
Day 4: Yosemite - San Francisco
Make your way west via motor-coach to San Francisco. En route visit a winery in the Napa Valley and explore the quaint town of Sonoma. Witness the spectacular views and the distinctive terrain of San Francisco for a one-of-a-kind experience.
Day 5: San Francisco
Embark on a comprehensive city tour to get an overview of the city and appreciate an experience many of San Francisco’s most famous sights, including the Golden Gate Bridge, Chinatown, Union Square and Fisherman’s Wharf. Take a cruise on the Bay, passing the famous PIER 39 sea lions, glide under the Golden Gate Bridge and circle the notorious Alcatraz Island. Rest of the day at leisure.
Day 6: San Francisco - 17 Mile drive - Monterey - California’s Central Coast
Heading south this morning via motor-coach you’ll embark on an exhilarating journey along the 17 - Mile Drive. This coastal landmark runs through Pacific Grove to Pebble Beach. Afterwards, take in the sights, sounds and smells of Monterey at Old Fisherman’s Wharf in downtown and explore Cannery Row’s historic waterfront district. Continuing south, visit the quaint village of Carmel-by-the-Sea and Big Sur; further south, the highway passes Hearst Castle and Morro Bay. From here, a short distance inland is San Luis Obispo and the heart of California’s Central Coast.
Day 7: California’s Central Coast - Amtrak Pacific Surfliner - Santa Barbara - Los Angeles
After breakfast and free time to explore the charming town of San Luis Obispo we board the Amtrak Pacific Surfliner and journey south towards Los Angeles. Our train passes through Santa Barbara, also known as “The American Riviera” and the classic beach town of Ventura. Further south we arrive in Downtown Los Angeles.
Day 8: Los Angeles
Today you’ll explore the seaside communities of Marina del Rey, Venice whose boardwalk is famous for its muscle beach and Santa Monica.Check out the Walk of Fame where more than 2,400 stars are embedded in the sidewalk, TCL Chinese Theatre (formerly Grauman’s Chinese Theatre), the Sunset Strip, and Beverly Hills where you just might catch a celebrity shopper or two along Rodeo Drive.
Day 9: Los Angeles - Las Vegas
Today we transfer to the Airport where you will board a private aircraft for the short flight back to Las Vegas. Upon arrival you will be transferred to your hotel. Remainder of day is at leisure.
Day 10: Las Vegas Departure
Transfer independently to McCarran International Airport for your departure flight.