Western Frontiers Escorted Tour
Included on your escorted tour
All travel by air conditioned luxury coach
Services of a Tour Director
Accommodation in a twin bedded room with private facilities
Admissions as shown in the itinerary
State and Local Taxes
Porterage (1 bag)
Day 1 of Land Tour – Las Vegas
Enjoy a day of leisure before meeting your tour director this evening.
Day 2 of Land Tour – Las Vegas – Death Valley – Mammoth Lakes
Leave Las Vegas with a quick stop at the iconic Las Vegas Welcome Sign to take unforgettable photos. In sharp contrast this afternoon enter the quiet and extreme environment of Death Valley. Stop at Zabriskie Point and Furnace Creek Ranch before continuing across the valley and ascending the Sierra Nevada Mountains to the alpine resort town of Mammoth Lakes. The area gained prominence as a gold mining town in the 19th century and today is renowned for the superior skiing terrain and staggeringly beautiful mountain vistas.
Day 3 of Land Tour – Mammoth Lakes – Yosemite
If you are up early enough why not take an optional seasonal scenic gondola ride to the summit of Mammoth and enjoy breakfast as you survey a most stunning view of California from its desert floor to its lofty peaks? Next, (depending on the season**)c ross Tioga Pass into Yosemite National Park. Here, experience the splendours of the valley floor, including the glacial-shaped granite formations of El Capitan, Half Dome, Bridal Falls and Yosemite Falls. **Season dependent on the route taken and where accommodation will be.
Day 4 of Land Tour – Yosemite National Park – San Francisco
An early departure to arrive in San Francisco, one of the most loved cities in America. Enjoy a comprehensive sightseeing tour before arriving at your hotel. This evening take a memorable City by Night Tour (optional).
Day 5 of Land Tour – San Francisco
Enjoy a day at leisure! Your ATI Tour Director will be on hand to assist with making your plans for the day: perhaps a cable car ride to Fisherman’s Wharf to take a “Taste of San Francisco”: local seafood, sourdough breads or Ghiradelli’s Chocolate. Maybe take a stroll by Sea Lions’ Marina to watch them frolic. Be sure to gaze across the bay to Alcatraz island. Or visit Union Square for a shopping stop at Macy’s Department Store. You also may choose to embark on an optional wine tasting tour to Napa Valley, world renowned for its fine wineries and beautiful scenery.
Day 6 of Land Tour – San Francisco – Monterey – Carmel – Central Coast
Leaving your heart in San Francisco, drive to the Monterey Peninsula, known for its magnificent homes and pritine beaches. In Monterey, visit Fisherman’s Wharf and Cannery Row. Then tour charming Carmel-by-the-Sea, noted for its quaint houses, upscale art galleries and unique stores. In the afternoon your tour continues through Paso Robles, home of fine wineries. Tonight will be in the quaint Central Coastal town of Santa Maria.
Day 7 of Land Tour – Central Coast – Santa Barbara – Malibu – Beverly Hills – Los Angeles
Travel through the Santa Ynez Valley into Santa Barbara, where palm-lined walkways border white sandy beaches. Continue to iconic Los Angeles, stop in Santa Monica, home to the ‘Finish Line' of Historic Route 66. Your tour of ‘The City of Angels’ continues with Beverly Hills and Hollywood before arriving at your hotel.
Day 8 of Land Tour – Los Angeles – Mohave Desert – Las Vegas
Today return to glittering Las Vegas from Los Angeles, via the Mojave Desert, home of the world’s tallest thermometer. Clusters of unique Joshua trees dot the mountainous landscape. Your tour ends upon arrival. NOTE: Depending on your package Western Frontiers tour will end in Los Angeles. Remain in your Los Angeles hotel enjoying time at leisure before transfer to embark your cruise.