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Western Discoverer

14 days with Trafalgar   Rating: First Class

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Click for Dates and Prices Day 1 Arrive Los Angeles
Welcome to the City of Angels. After a short transfer to Beverly Hills, settle in to your hotel. At 6 p.m., gather with your Travel Director and travelling companions for a Welcome Reception.  (Welcome Reception)

Day 2 Los Angeles – San Diego
Travel south along the Pacific Ocean to San Diego. Join a city tour of the Victorian Gaslamp Quarter, Old Town and Balboa Park. Enjoy some free time before a Regional Meal dinner. (Full Breakfast, Regional Meal)

Day 3 San Diego – Scottsdale
Head east today, as the great Sonoran Desert opens up before you. This afternoon, arrive in the desert playground of Scottsdale. The evening is yours to enjoy.  (Full Breakfast)

Day 4 Scottsdale – Sedona – Grand Canyon National Park
Journey to the artists' enclave of Sedona before getting out your cameras as you near Oak Creek Canyon. This afternoon, arrive at the Grand Canyon. Enjoy astounding views from the South Rim and meet with a Local Specialist who will enlighten you about this natural wonder. (Full Breakfast)

Day 5 Grand Canyon National Park – Las Vegas (2 Nights)
Depart the natural beauty of the Grand Canyon and head toward the glittering lights of Las Vegas. Arrive at your hotel located in the centre of the famed Strip. (Full Breakfast)

Day 6 Las Vegas
The choices today are endless: hit the casinos, do some shopping or enjoy lunch at one of the city's elegant restaurants. This evening enjoy one of the elaborate Regional Meal buffets Las Vegas is renowned for. (Full Breakfast, Regional Meal)

Day 7 Las Vegas – Mammoth Lakes
Leave Vegas behind and travel through the wide-open expanses of the Mojave Desert. Arrive in Mammoth Lakes on the eastern slopes of the Sierra Nevada Mountains and enjoy the evening on your own. (Full Breakfast)

Day 8 Mammoth Lakes – Yosemite National Park
Descend from the Sierra Nevada Mountains through stunning Tioga Pass into the Yosemite Valley, passing by the wonders of Bridal Veil, Yosemite Falls, El Capitan and Half Dome. (Weather conditions may cause the Tioga Pass to be closed, typically mid-Oct to end-May. In this case, the overnight will be in Visalia.) Spend the rest of your day in this UNESCO World Heritage Site. (Full Breakfast)

Day 9 Yosemite – Napa – Sonoma – San Francisco (2 Nights)
Descend from the mountains and head north to Napa. Then it's on to Sonoma, where you visit a family-owned winery for an exclusive tour and wine tasting. Travel through scenic wine country before crossing the Golden Gate Bridge. This evening, enjoy Regional Meal dinner with your fellow travellers. (Full Breakfast, Regional Meal)

Day 10 San Francisco Sightseeing
As the mist rises over the bay, stunning San Francisco stands before you. Embark on a morning exploration that takes you from Fisherman's Wharf to Golden Gate Park before enjoying free time. (Full Breakfast)

Day 11 San Francisco – Carmel – Monterey (2 Nights)
Spend a leisurely morning in San Francisco before heading to the quaint village of Carmel-by-the-Sea, browse the shops or wander down to the water's edge. Travel to Monterey for a Be My Guest dinner where your hosts prepare a dinner with the freshest ingredients.  (Full Breakfast, Be My Guest Dining)

Day 12 Monterey
After cruising the beautiful 17-Mile Drive, past the famed Lone Cypress Tree and Pebble Beach Golf Links, spend the rest of your day exploring the historic waterfront district and Cannery Row in Monterey. (Full Breakfast)

Day 13 Monterey – Paso Robles – Santa Barbara
Travel south to visit a Cultural Insight, where you will taste different varietals of olive oil and tour the olive groves. Continue on to sun-kissed Santa Barbara. This evening, toast your holiday with a Farewell Dinner.  (Full Breakfast, Farewell Dinner)

Day 14 Santa Barbara – Depart Los Angeles
Head south to Hollywood to see Grauman's Chinese Theater and the Walk of Fame. Travel through Beverly Hills for those extending your stay or take your transfer to the Los Angeles International Airport. (Full Breakfast)

All This Included
Head west for an unforgettable encounter with manmade and natural wonders-Hollywood's Walk of Fame, the misty splendour of Yosemite Falls, astounding views of the Grand Canyon and glittering lights in a desert oasis, washed down with a glass or two of Sonoma red against the backdrop of sun-kissed vineyards.

  • 13 full breakfasts
  • 5 dinners
Travel Highlights
  • Audio Headsets for flexible sightseeing
  • Daily breakfast and an average of 50% of evening meals
  • Luxury air-conditioned coach with WiFi in most countries or alternative transportation (such as rail journeys)
  • Cherry-picked hotels all tried and trusted
  • Hand-picked Insider Experiences
  • Optional Experiences and free time
  • All porterage and local charges included
  • Must-see sightseeing and surprise extras
  • An expert Travel Director and separate Driver
  • All hotel tips, charges and local taxes
  • Airport transfers on the first and last day of your guided holiday
  • VIP entry to many sights
The Trafalgar Experience
  • Authentic Accommodation Stay at the historic Fairmont San Francisco located atop Nob Hill with its uniquely San Franciscan tiki bar.
  • Be My Guest Visit Happy Girl Kitchen in Monterey, where your hosts share their knowledge and love of food using the freshest ingredients during an outstanding farm-to-table experience
  • Cultural Insights Walk through Paso Robles olive groves and enjoy a tasting of local olive oils
  • Hidden Treasures Enjoy at least one surprise Hidden Treasure
  • Local Specialists Learn about the amazing geology of the Grand Canyon
Sightseeing Highlights
  • City tour in Los Angeles, San Francisco
  • Scenic drive along 17-Mile Drive
  • Orientation of San Diego
  • View Oak Creek Canyon, Half Dome
  • Visit Grand Canyon National Park, Las Vegas, Yosemite National Park, Mammoth Lakes, Napa Valley, Sonoma Valley, Santa Barbara, Carmel, Monterey
Beverly Hills: Marriott
San Diego: Westin Gaslamp Quarter
Scottsdale: Embassy Suites Phoenix-Scottsdale
Grand Canyon: National Park Lodges
Las Vegas: Paris Las Vegas
Mammoth Lakes: The Westin Monache Resort
Yosemite: BW Plus Yosemite Way Station
San Francisco: Fairmont San Francisco Authentic Accommodation
Monterey: The Portola Hotel and Spa at Monterey Bay
Santa Barbara:The Fess Parker: A DoubleTree by Hilton Resort
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