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Cox and Kings Classic California

Cox and Kings Classic California

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Experience the highlights of California on this suggested self-drive tour from San Diego to San Francisco. Visit glittering cities as well as breath-taking national parks.

– Spend a day exploring the natural beauty of Yosemite National Park
– Full day tour of the Napa Valley region
– Drive along the famous 17-mile drive
– Stay in the iconic cities of San Francisco and Los Angeles

Day 1 – Fly to San Diego

On arrival, pick up your hire car and drive to the Hotel del Coronado for 2 nights.
(No meals)

Day 2 – San Diego

Your day is at leisure to explore this waterfront city known for its ocean-sprayed vistas, high-quality restaurants and culture-rich neighbourhoods. Take an optional two-hour tram tour, riding the ‘trolley’ between points of interest as a narrator provides local insight.
(No meals)

Day 3 – Palm Springs

Drive to Palm Spring and stay two nights at Hilton Palm Springs. You may wish to take a 4×4 tour through the San Andreas Fault, go on a food tour or visit the Palm Spring Art Museum.
(No meals)

Day 4 – Palm Springs

Explore Palm Springs at leisure.
(No meals)

Day 5 – Los Angeles

Drive to Los Angeles and stay two nights at the Westin Bonaventure, a great base for exploring the city.
(No meals)

Day 6 – Los Angeles

Today you might wish to explore Los Angeles’ most famous landmarks, such as Sunset Boulevard, Beverly Hills and Venice Beach.
(No meals)

Day 7 – Las Vegas

Return your hire car at the airport and fly to Las Vegas. On arrival, collect your new hire car, and drive to MGM Grand Resort for a 2 night stay.
(No meals)

Day 8 – The Grand Canyon

From Las Vegas, you can drive to the awe-inspiring Grand Canyon, with entrance to the Grand Canyon Skywalk included. Or take to a helicopter ride to the Grand Canyon’s west rim.
(No meals)

Day 9 – Death Valley & Mammoth Lakes

Travel through the stark Death Valley with an overnight stay at Sierra Nevada Resort & Spa. If time allows, discover the Mammoth Lakes, known for brilliant scenery.

Day 10 – Yosemite

Drive to Yosemite National Park for a full day exploring the valley. Spend a night at the Tenaya Lodge.
(No meals)

Day 11 – Monterey

Travel to Monterey, seeing the Old Fisherman’s Wharf and its aquarium. In the afternoon, travel along the scenic 17-Mile Drive, before stopping the town of Carmel. Spend some time exploring before heading back to Monterey to stay at the Portola Hotel & Spa overnight.
(No meals)

Day 12 – San Francisco

In the morning, take an optional whale-watching cruise around Monterey Bay. Later, drive to San Francisco. Drop off your hire car and stay three nights at InterContinental Mark Hopkins.
(No meals)

Day 13 – San Francisco

Explore the ‘Golden City’ using the provided hop-on, hop-off pass. Admire many of the city’s highlights, including the Downtown area, the Golden Gate Bridge, and Golden Gate Park. There will also be the opportunity to visit the infamous former prison of Alcatraz by ferry, complete with an award-winning, self-guided audio tour.
(No meals)

Day 14 – Napa Valley

Today, join a small group excursion for a tour and tasting experience in California’s famous wine country. Head into the valley where you will have exclusive estate tours and tasting at three of the region’s best wineries. Return to your hotel in San Francisco.
(No meals)

Day 15 – Fly to the UK

Transfer to the airport and catch your overnight flight home, arriving the next morning.
(No meals)

Day 16 – Arrive in the UK

Arrive back in the UK
(No meals)

For a quote based on alternative accommodation standards, to discuss flight options or to tailor this itinerary, please call on 0808 258 4739 or enquire

Please note, prices listed are guide prices only and are based on 2 people sharing and don’t include any additional supplements. Holiday prices are fluid and dynamic and may be changed at a moment’s notice, prior to booking, at which point they are confirmed. Please call the team free on 0808 258 4739 for more departure dates available and a quote.

Please call us free on 0800 707 6229 for pricing and availability

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16 Days

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