Western Express Southbound USA

Western Express Southbound

Erlebe die Highlights des Westen und reise von San Francisco nach Los Angeles

  • Pulsierende Metropolen Los Angeles & San Francisco
  • Wanderen im märchenhaften Yosemite Nationalpark
  • Abstecher ins berühmt-berüchtigte Death Valley
  • Fahrt entlang der legendären Route 66
  • Versuche dein Glück in "fabulous" Las Vegas
  • Überblick
  • Leistungen
  • Reiseverlauf
  • Termine & Preise
  • Zusatzinformationen
  • Einreisebestimmungen

8 Tage USA

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Sonderkonditionen

Erlebe in kurzer Zeit die Höhepunkte des Westens der USA. Von Geisterstädten und dem grandiosen Grand Canyon nach "fabulous" Las Vegas und dem charmanten San Fransisco. Bei dieser Rundreise von San Francisco nach Los Angeles erwarten dich eindrucksvolle Landschaften und spannende Städte. Unterwegs hast du viel Zeit für Aktivitäten auf eigene Faust. San Francisco, "Sin City" Las Vegas, das berühmt-berüchtigte Death Valley, LA und die Naturschönheiten des Yosemite Nationalparks werden dich begeistern. Und das Beste ist: Die Eintritte zu den Nationalparks sind bereits inbegriffen - da bleibt noch genug Geld fürs Glücksspiel in Las Vegas!

1. Tag: San Francisco
2. Tag: San Francisco - Yosemite Nationalpark
3. Tag: Yosemite Nationalpark - Sierra Nevada
4. Tag: Death Valley - Las Vegas
5. Tag: Las Vegas - Grand Canyon Nationalpark
6. Tag: Grand Canyon Nationalpark - Lake Havasu City
7. Tag: Lake Havasu City - Los Angeles
8. Tag: Los Angeles

Leistungen enthalten

  • USA Rundreise gemäß Programm
  • Transport im Touring-Van mit Klimaanlage, Unterbringung und Mahlzeiten wie angeben
  • Ausflüge, Aktivitäten und Besichtigungen gemäß Reiseverlauf
  • Eintrittsgebühren zu allen Nationalparks und Provincial Parks
  • Fahrt über den Tioga-Pass (Sommer-Reiseverlauf)
  • Besuch des Death Valley Nationalparks
  • Sonnenuntergang am Rande des Grand Canyon
  • Halt auf der Route 66
  • Eintrittsgebühr Joshua Tree Nationalpark
  • Besuch im Yosemite Nationalpark
  • Besuch im Grand Canyon Nationalpark

Leistungen nicht enthalten

  • Nicht genannte Mahlzeiten und Getränke
  • Optionale Ausflüge und Aktivitäten
  • Persönliche Ausgaben, Trinkgelder

Unterbringung

3x Mittelklasse-Hotel
2x Einfaches Hotel
1x Mittelklasse-Lodge
1x Standard-Hotel
Die Unterbringung erfolgt in Doppelzimmern. Wahlweise kann gegen Aufpreis die Unterbringung im Einzelzimmer gebucht werden (optional, vorbehaltlich Verfügbarkeit).

Von Oktober bis Mai erfolge die Unterbringung in festen Unterkünften, während zwischen Juni und September auch 2 Nächte gecampt werden. Bitte bringe dann deinen eigenen Schlafsack mit.

Verpflegung

1x Abendessen
Bitte planen Sie ca. 290 - 380 USD für nicht enthaltene Mahlzeiten ein.

Tourbegleitung

Englischsprachiger Reiseleiter

Transportarten

Zu Fuß, Touring-Van / Maxi-Van

Zusätzliche Übernachtungen

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Flughafentransfer

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Optionale Ausflüge / Zusatzleistungen

  • Einzelzimmer-Zuschlag (Aufpreis: 859 €)
  • Hubschrauberrundflug Grand Canyon (Aufpreis: 250 €)
Folgende Ausflüge kannst du gegen einen Aufpreis direkt zu deiner Buchung hinzufügen:

Hubschrauberrundflug Grand Canyon
Der Hubschrauberrundflug über dem Grand Canyon ist ein Muss! Betrachte den Canyon auf diesem 45- bis 50-minütigen Flug aus der Vogelperspektive und bestaune den Kontrast des blaugrünen Colorado River gegen die tausend Schattierungen der roten Felsen in der Schlucht. Erst von oben wirst du dir der Größe der Schlucht so richtig bewusst werden und verstehen warum sie zu den sieben Naturwundern der Welt zählt.

Bitte beachte, dass sich die Preise/Aktivitäten jederzeit ändern können.

1. Tag: San Francisco

Arrive at any time. There are no activities planned until an evening welcome meeting. We highly recommend booking pre-accommodation to fully experience this famous city. Opt to pre-book the "Sunset Sailing – San Francisco" activity on the checkout page ahead of time to include this optional on your tour.

Optional Activities:
Alcatraz Visit
33USD per person. Travel out to Alcatraz Island for a cell-house audio tour of the infamous federal penitentiary. While there, check out the natural side of the rock—with its gardens, tide pools, bird colonies, and stunning views of San Francisco Bay. Tours often sell out, so book a ticket online (far in advance!) to secure a spot.

Bike Rental
8-32USD per person. Rent a bike to peddle across the Golden Gate Bridge, through the scenic Marina district or perhaps to Golden Gate park.

Cable Car Ride
7USD per person. Iconic to San Francisco, travel back in time and hop on the world's last manually operated cable car system.

Fisherman's Wharf Visit
Free. Visit San Francisco's famous Fishermen's Wharf, walk the piers, check out the marine life, shop and sample the fresh seafood.

Golden Gate Bridge Visit
Free. What trip to San Fran would be complete without seeing the Golden Gate Bridge? Depending on time, step foot on this famous red suspension bridge or find a great viewing point to take some photos.

Haight-Ashbury Visit
Free. Check out this neighbourhood known as the centre of counterculture ideals, drugs, and music during the hippie movement in the 60s. Today, find locally-owned restaurants and bars, boutiques, booksellers, head shops and record stores.

Sunset Sailing – San Francisco
Board a catamaran and set sail into the setting sun around San Francisco Bay. Take in views of the iconic skyline, breeze past infamous Alcatraz Island, and sail under the Golden Gate Bridge. If you haven't fallen in love with San Fran yet, this should do the trick.

Unterkunft: Le Meridien San Francisco (oder ähnlich)

2. Tag: San Francisco - Yosemite Nationalpark

On the way out of San Francisco, take in some final sights. Stop at the Golden Gate Bridge, where on a clear day you can see the San Francisco skyline, Alcatraz and the Bay Bridge to one side and the Pacific Ocean on the other. What trip to San Fran would be complete without seeing the Golden Gate Bridge? Depending on time, step foot on this famous red suspension bridge or find a great viewing point to take some photos. What trip to San Fran would be complete without seeing the Golden Gate Bridge? Depending on time, step foot on this famous red suspension bridge or find a great viewing point to take some photos.

Drive past some iconic attractions of the city as we head the towards the Sierra Nevadas. Stop to try some of the region's best produce en route to Yosemite National Park.

During the months of June, July, August, and September, we will be camping underneath the stars this night just outside of Yosemite National Park. Enjoy an included dinner around the campfire, with some s'mores for dessert, as well as an included camp breakfast the following morning.

Enthaltene Aktivitäten:
Golden Gate Bridge Visit
California Produce Tasting

Fahrzeit: ca. 7 Std.
Fahrstrecke: ca. 225 km

Unterkunft: Pines Inn Resort (oder ähnlich)

3. Tag: Yosemite Nationalpark - Sierra Nevada

Travel through Yosemite to see majestic waterfalls, clear lakes, beautiful meadows granite cliffs. Hike past waterfalls and amongst the giant sequoias towering above. With a keen eye, you may be lucky enough to spot black bears, deer or coyotes. Spend the day enjoying the sights of El Capitan and Half Dome, before driving alongside the Sierra Nevada mountain range to our hotel for the night. Picturesque valleys, vast wilderness, powerful waterfalls, elusive wildlife, ancient sequoias and more than 16 types of granite make up this internationally recognized national park. Hike the trails, get up close to ancient rock formations and take panoramic photos of this gorgeous landscape. Keep an eye out for black bears, deer, and coyotes.

During the months of June, July, August, and September, we will travel via the scenic Tioga Pass, viewing Mono Lake and the tufa towers as you exit the park. We intend on using the Tioga Pass, a scenic route through the Sierra Nevada mountain range that connects Bishop with Yosemite NP. The status of the road is monitored daily, and our travel plan for the area will be confirmed during the trip.

Optional Activities:
Yosemite National Park Hike
Free. Panoramic vistas, gushing waterfalls, and elusive wildlife await. Bring water, wear a hat and sunscreen, and hike Yosemite NP. Keep an eye out for black bears, deer, and coyotes.

Yosemite Bike Rental
12USD per person. Set your wheels in motion with tandem, hand crank or mountain bikes, and opt to cycle some of the 20km (12mi) of paved trails throughout the valley floor. Bring a water bottle, stop to shoot photos, and enjoy some of the most picturesque spots in Yosemite NP.

Enthaltene Aktivitäten:
Yosemite National Park Visit
Tioga Pass Drive (seasonal)

Fahrzeit: ca. 7 Std.
Fahrstrecke: ca. 420 km

Unterkunft: La Quinta Bakersfield South (oder ähnlich)

4. Tag: Death Valley - Las Vegas

Head to desolate Death Valley — the hottest, driest, and lowest spot in North America. Travel to one of the country's most rugged landscapes — the legendary Death Valley, California. The Death Valley is one of America’s most extreme locations – from sand dunes and desert, to badlands, towering peaks, and a basin that actually registers below sea-level, this is sure to be an unforgettable stop. Hottest. Driest. Lowest. There’s a bit of everything here on the border of California and Nevada. Soak in the dramatic landscape. Carry on to Las Vegas and explore the famous Vegas strip. Opt to take a VIP party bus or limousine tour or try your luck at the slots and poker tables.

Optional Activities:
VIP Party Bus Experience
45USD per person. Channel your inner celebrity and set off in this party on wheels. Luxuriate in the leather seats, and feel like a star with the neon lights, flat screen TV and booming stereo system. Tour the highlights of Vegas and love the limo life.

Las Vegas Show
60-200USD per person. Leave the world behind, give in to your senses and prepare to be amazed. Take in one of the many shows available in this entertainment mecca. Live music, burlesque, comedy, magic, Cirque Du Soleil, and more. Whatever your passion, no other city can compete with the range and scale of shows on offer 24 hours a day.

Gambling at Vegas Casino
Hold some cards, toss some dice, place a bet or sit at the slots. Try your luck at gambling in one of the many casinos along the Strip. (The legal age for gambling is 21 years of age.)

Vegas Strip Visit
Free. Walk along Las Vegas Boulevard and soak in the lights, energy and pulse of the Strip. With an ever-evolving architecture and multitude of hotels, casinos, restaurants, and entertainment, there's so much to see and do.

Las Vegas Show
60-200USD per person. Leave the world behind, give in to your senses and prepare to be amazed. Take in one of the many shows available in this entertainment mecca. Live music, burlesque, comedy, magic, Cirque Du Soleil, and more. Whatever your passion, no other city can compete with the range and scale of shows on offer 24 hours a day.

Enthaltene Aktivitäten:
Death Valley National Park Visit

Fahrzeit: ca. 6 Std.
Fahrstrecke: ca. 430 km

Unterkunft: Golden Nugget Hotel & Casino (oder ähnlich)

5. Tag: Las Vegas - Grand Canyon Nationalpark

Leave the bright lights of Vegas behind to take a bite out of a piece Americana on Route 66. Take a trip back in time to the birthplace of Route 66. Established in the early 1900s as the first transcontinental highways in the U.S, Route 66 has a lot of history on it's original length of almost 2,500 miles. Starting in Chicago, Illinois and travelling through Missouri, Kansas, Oklahoma, Texas, New Mexico, and Arizona, before ending at the ocean in Santa Monica California. The creation of the Interstate system bypassed the majority of Route 66, creating ghost towns along it's original route, though there are a few iconic Americana towns still delivering experiences from the past. Check out the historic general store, original motels, and don't forget to get your kicks! Experience a blast from the past at an wacky burger joint. Continue through Kaibab National Forest en route to one of the earth's greatest on-going geological spectacles, the Grand Canyon. Take a short hike along the rim of the Grand Canyon before watching the colors of the canyon change with sunset at the rim.

Travel Route 66 from Vegas, Continue the drive to one of the earth's greatest on-going geological spectacles, the Grand Canyon. Visit the south rim of the canyon for a great first impression. Marvel as the Grand Canyon unfolds before you. Don't get too close. The land drops almost straight down for more than 1,000m (3,280 ft) into the serpentine canyons below! The gorge is filled with rocky buttes, sheer limestone cliffs, and deep canyons all arrayed in a rainbow of colors. Words defy. This is truly one of the most magnificent sights on earth.

During the months of June, July, August, and September, we will be camping underneath the stars next to the Grand Canyon. Wake up to an included camp breakfast the following morning.

Optional Activities:
Grand Canyon Hiking
Opt to hike along the rim or down into the canyon. Experience breathtaking scenery with spectacular views. Bring lots of water, a hat and plenty of energy. Remember -- hiking down is optional, hiking back up is mandatory!

Enthaltene Aktivitäten:
Grand Canyon South Rim Visit
Seligman (Route 66) Visit

Fahrzeit: ca. 6 Std.
Fahrstrecke: ca. 450 km

Unterkunft: Red Feather Lodge (oder ähnlich)

Verpflegung: 1x Abendessen

6. Tag: Grand Canyon Nationalpark - Lake Havasu City

Get a bird's-eye view of the Grand Canyon with an optional helicopter flight. Take a final morning at this world wonder before heading to Lake Havasu City, next to the crystal-clear waters of the Colorado River. Opt to go for a dip in the Colorado River or check out the famous London Bridge.

Note: If you have pre booked the Grand Canyon Helicopter Ride you will enjoy your 45-50min ride over the canyon today.

Optional Activities:
Grand Canyon Helicopter Tour
The Grand Canyon helicopter ride is a must! Enjoy a bird's-eye view for 45 to 50 minutes as you fly over the canyon, taking in the stark contrast of the blue-green Colorado River against the thousand shades of red rock found in the canyon. From above, you can fully appreciate the greatness of the gorge and see why it is one of the seven natural wonders of the world.

Fahrzeit: ca. 7 Std.
Fahrstrecke: ca. 400 km

Unterkunft: Quality Inn & Suites Lake Havasu City (oder ähnlich)

7. Tag: Lake Havasu City - Los Angeles

Depart Lake Havasu City and head to Joshua Tree National Park. Hike among the boulders and famous trees (actually yuccas) in Joshua Tree National Park. Discover the rugged rock formations and iconic Joshua trees that gave this National Park it's name. Go for a hike, keep a sharp eye out for desert wildlife, and take in the incredible scenery.

Continue to the City of Angels. Enjoy an orientation of Los Angeles. Drive around to spot some of the main highlights of the area. See the Hollywood Walk of Fame and the Hollywood sign, and swing by Beverly Hills and Rodeo Drive. Drive through Beverly Hills and view one of the world's most exclusive 3-block districts, Rodeo Drive. Continue on to see the stars on the most famous sidewalk in Hollywood on a drive through the city. Wander around this iconic locale to find stars along the Walk of Fame; celebrities’ handprints, footprints, and signatures in front of Grauman's Chinese Theatre; and views of the Hollywood sign. Enjoy a final night as a group out on the town.

Enthaltene Aktivitäten:
Joshua Tree NP Visit
Orientation Drive
Hollywood Visit

Fahrzeit: ca. 7 Std.
Fahrstrecke: ca. 450 km

Unterkunft: Dunes Inn Sunset (oder ähnlich)

8. Tag: Los Angeles

Depart at any time.

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Hinweis
Bitte beachte, dass es je nach Abfahrt im Winter (Oktober bis Mai) oder im Sommer (Juni bis September) eine leichte Routenänderung gibt. Im Sommer wird in zwei Nächten gecampt.
Da dies ein Teil einer längeren Tour ist, können sich die Gruppenzusammensetzung oder der Guide ändern.

Fahrzeug
Du kannst während der Fahrt im Van E-Mails checken und auf Facebook und Twitter posten, denn die Fahrzeuge sind mit WI-FI ausgestattet (abhängig von Signalverfügbarkeit). Maximal 5 Nutzer können gleichzeitig online gehen.

Tourstil
Unverfälschte Reiseerlebnisse in kleinen Gruppen für entdeckungsfreudige Reisende, die die Welt so erfahren möchten, wie sie wirklich ist. Die Highlights sind inklusive, dazu hast du noch jede Menge Zeit für Erkundungen auf eigene Faust.
Die durchschnittliche Gruppengröße liegt bei 12-14 Personen. Es erwartet Sie eine bunte Mischung aus Einzelreisenden, Freunden und Paaren jeden Alters aus der ganzen Welt. Da die Teilnehmer in der Regel aus verschiedenen Ländern kommen, ist die Toursprache Englisch.

Variante
Diese Tour ist auch in umgekehrter Richtung von Los Angeles nach San Francisco buchbar:

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