b"San Francisco Yosemite USAGrand CanyonYOUR ITINERARY 3 1 Las VegasMerced2 2Monterey Bakerseld 1Days 1-3 - To San Francisco 1 FlagstaWe fly to San Francisco, our base for the next two nights. San FranciscoLos Angeles 1 Lake Havasuis a famously bohemian city, and were introduced to its iconic sights on Day 2. Our tour takes us to the Golden Gate Bridge, the famous, orange-toned bridge that spans the Pacific Ocean. We also visitUSAFishermans Wharf, home to a unique colony of sea lions. With free time later, you might like to visit the nearby island of Alcatraz, home to the notorious former prison. Enjoy a free day to discover San Francisco onNights in hotel Rail CoachDay 3. You could explore a couple of the citys unique neighbourhoodsUNFORGETTABLE EXPERIENCES such as Chinatown, the largest of its kind outside of Asia, and Haight-Ashbury, home to an array of vintage clothing and vinyl stores.Enjoy guided tours of San Days 4-5 - Yosemite National Park and Las Vegas Francisco and Los Angeles. We journey by rail along the San Joaquin route through CaliforniasSoak up the sights and sounds Central Valley. Arriving at Merced, we transfer by coach into Yosemiteof Las Vegas with free time. National Park. We enjoy a tour of the dramatic valley floor with a local expert who takes us to Half Dome, as well as the world-famousDiscover the beauty of YOSEMITE NATIONAL PARK El Capitan and thundering Bridalveil Fall. From the natural beauty ofYosemite National Park with a Yosemite, we head to the glittering sights of Las Vegas on Day 5. Takinglocal guide. the train from Merced to Bakersfield, we continue by coach to LasJourney on the Grand Canyon Vegas. Our journey takes us across the Mojave Desert, passing derelict Railway to the South Rim of this HIGHLIGHTS OFghost towns and atmospheric villages, before the bright lights of Lasepic wonder.Vegas appear on the horizon. We check into our hotel for two nights.AMERICAS WEST COAST Days 6-7 - Las Vegas, Hoover Dam and Route 66 Visit the Hoover Dam, an iconic Enjoy a free day in Las Vegas. With no end of entertainment, Vegaspiece of engineering.is a favourite city for tourists, with an incredible selection of resorts,WHAT'S INCLUDED13 DAYS FROM 2,595 casinos, and shows to enjoy as well as fantastic spas and restaurants at many of the vibrantly themed hotels. Snap a photo of the iconicUK Tour Manager throughoutExplore the captivating West Coast of America. This holiday takes us fromWelcome to Fabulous Las Vegas, wager a chip or two in the sprawling casino at Caesars Palace, or head to the Fountains of Bellagio to watchReturn flights from London bohemian San Francisco to iconic Los Angeles, by way of the sights and sounds ofthe dancing, erupting waters. We continue by coach to Arizona on DayHeathrow to San Franciscofabulous Las Vegas, the incredible Grand Canyon and Yosemite National Park. 7, pausing at Hoover Dam. This masterpiece of engineering is one ofAll rail and coach transfersthe most visited attractions in the United States and provides enough electricity to serve 1.3 million. Joining the legendary Route 66, we stopLuggage transfers on some FLIGHT UPGRADES FROM 300 PER PERSON EACH WAY - SUBJECT TO AVAILABILITY off in Kingman for a short break before checking into our hotel insections of the tourFlagstaff for the night.10 nights 3 and 4-Star hotel Days 8-9 - The Grand Canyon and Los Angeles accommodationTHE GRAND CANYON RAILROAD Today we enjoy a highlight of our holiday as we visit the unforgettableAll tour excursionsGrand Canyon. We board the Grand Canyon Railway, travelling in Opened in 1901, the Grand Canyon Railway carriedvintage-style carriages to the South Rim. From here, theres views passengers and supplies over the sixty five-mileacross the peaks and valleys of the canyon, forged by the ColoradoREGIONAL DEPARTURES AVAILABLEdistance from the Arizona town of Williams to theRiver over millions of years. We continue to Lake Havasu for the night.from Birmingham and Manchester from Grand Canyon Village at the canyons South Rim.We arrive in glamorous Los Angeles on Day 9, where we have a half-day100 per person.Nowadays, it takes us back in time on a journeytour. We visit the famous Hollywood Boulevard, home to the Hollywood through Arizonas wild west landscapes. The terrainWalk of Fame, as well as the TCL Chinese Theatre, where the Oscars varies from pine forest to open prairies, backed byare held each year. The rest of the day is free. You could browse the2022 TOUR DATESthe mountainous San Francisco Peaks and, if wereboutiques on Rodeo Drive, or head to the Griffith Observatory for a lucky, we might get a glimpse of the native wildlifesighting of the renowned Hollywood sign.May 19 2,695 Oct 13 2,595including several species of deer, elk, coyotes and aSep 22 2,795variety of birds including Californian Condors. Days 10-13 - Monterey and homeWe board Amtraks Coast Starlight service, admiring the views along the2023 TOUR DATESWe step back in time and ride in classic 1950sPacific Coast Highway. We disembark in Salinas for a coach transfer to carriages with comfortable bench seats. The large Monterey, where we check into our hotel for the night. You have a freeMay 25 2,695 Sep 21 2,795picture-windows are a great way to admire theday on Day 11. Montereys world-class aquarium overlooks MontereyJun 8 2,795 Oct 12 2,595views.Bay National Marine Sanctuary and is a must-visit, with creaturesTour Code: WES| per person based on 2 including African penguins, brown pelicans and humpback whales to besharing. Deposit from 420 per person. spotted. Bidding farewell to the coastal surroundings of Monterey onSupplement for solo travellers from 1,095. Day 12, we take a coach back to San Francisco, where we head to thePlease note the itinerary for 2022 departures may differ, please call for more details. For the airport for our overnight flight back to the UK, landing on Day 13. latest guidance on entry requirements, please visit www.gov.uk/foreign-travel-advice54 USA Call us on 01904 527194 or visit GreatRail.com for more details 55"