b"San Francisco Yosemite USAGrand CanyonYOUR ITINERARY 2 1 Las VegasMerced2 2Monterey Bakerseld 1Days 1-3 - To San Francisco and Yosemite National Park 1 FlagstaWe fly to San Francisco, our base for the next two nights. After checkingLos Angeles 1 Lake Havasuinto our hotel, theres some free time for you to settle in or start sightseeing. Day 2 includes a half-day city tour that takes us to the Golden Gate Bridge, spanning a mile over the Pacific Ocean, whereUSAwe see the outstanding views across the bay, and Fishermans Wharf, home to a unique colony of sealions. With more free time, you might like to visit the nearby island of Alcatraz, a notorious former prison,Nights in hotel Rail Coachor the impressively steep Lombardy Street. We journey by rail fromTOUR HIGHLIGHTSOakland on Day 3, travelling along the San Joaquin route throughCalifornias Central Valley. Arriving at Merced, we transfer by coach into incredible Yosemite National Park. Here, we enjoy a tour of theEnjoy guided tours of San dramatic valley floor with a local expert who takes us to Half Dome,Francisco and Los Angeles. standing 4,000 feet above the eastern part of the valley, as well as theSoak up the sights and sounds world-famous El Capitan and thundering Bridalveil Falls, which sendsof Las Vegas with free time. water cascading down a 617-feet drop.Discover the beauty of Days 4-5 - Las Vegas Yosemite National Park with a From the natural beauty of Yosemite, we head to the glamorous andlocal guide. glittering sights of Las Vegas. Taking the train from Bakersfield, we headJourney on the Grand Canyon across the eerily beautiful Mojave Desert, past derelict ghost townsRailway to the South Rim of this and atmospheric villages. The buildings and lights of Las Vegas soonepic wonder.appear on the horizon, our base for two nights. On Day 5, you are free to discover Las Vegas for yourself. With no end of entertainment, VegasVisit the Hoover Dam, an iconic is a favourite city for tourists, with an incredible selection of resorts,piece of engineering.casinos, and shows to enjoy as well as fantastic spas and restaurants at many of the vibrantly themed hotels.WHAT'S INCLUDEDDays 6-7 - The Hoover Dam and the Grand Canyon UK Tour Manager throughoutWe continue by coach to Arizona. On our way to Flagstaff, we stop off at the Hoover Dam. This masterpiece of engineering was built during theReturn flights from London Great Depression in 1936 as an attempt to control floods and produceHeathrow to San Franciscohydroelectric power. Joining the legendary Route 66, we stop off inAll rail and coach transfersKingman for a short break before checking into our hotel in Flagstaff for the night. Day 7 includes an undoubted highlight of our holiday as weLuggage transfers on some visit the Grand Canyon. We board the heritage Grand Canyon Railway,sections of the tourtravelling in fully-restored vintage-style carriages as we journey to the South Rim of one of the worlds most breathtaking natural wonders.10 nights 3 and 4-Star hotel From our incredible viewpoint, its possible to see across all the peaksaccommodationand valleys of this incredible canyon, forged by the powerful ColoradoAll tour excursionsRiver over millions of years. Leaving the Grand Canyon behind, we make our way by coach to Lake Havasu for the night. REGIONAL DEPARTURES AVAILABLEDays 8-10 - Los Angeles and Monterey from Birmingham, Manchester, We arrive in glamorous Los Angeles this morning, where we have aGlasgow, Edinburgh and Bristol from half-day tour. We visit the famous Hollywood Boulevard, home to the50 per person.Hollywood Walk of Fame, as well as the TCL Chinese Theatre, where the Oscars are held each year. The rest of your day is free to explore.2021 DEPARTURESYou could enjoy browsing the upmarket boutiques, bars, restaurants and clubs on Rodeo Drive or visit famous Venice Beach Boardwalk. We board Amtraks Coast Starlight service on Day 9, admiring the wildSep 9 2,795 Oct 14 2,695views as our train hugs the shoreline along the Pacific Coast Highway. We enjoy the sights of the mesmerising Salinas Valley as well as the2022 DEPARTURESSanta Lucia and Diablo mountain ranges en route to Salinas, where we disembark for a coach transfer to Monterey, our home for tonight.May 19 2,695 Sep 8 2,795On Day 10 you are free to explore the dramatic scenery of northernJun 2 2,695 Oct 13 2,595California. Tour Code: WES| per person based on 2 sharing. Deposit from 420 per person. Days 11-12 - San Francisco and home Supplement for solo travellers from 1,095. Returning to San Francisco by coach, we head to the airport for ourPlease note the itinerary for 2021 departures may differ, please call for more details. For the overnight flight home, landing in the UK on Day 12.latest guidance on entry requirements, please visit www.gov.uk/foreign-travel-adviceCall us on 01904 521990 or visit GreatRail.com for more details 55"