Classic California

Operator: Riviera Travel
Destination: United States of America
Price From: £3299.00

Experience California: The Golden State Adventure

Explore the golden beaches, glamorous towns, open roads, and expansive national parks of California, visiting three iconic US cities – Los Angeles, San Francisco, and San Diego.


California, the Golden State, beckons with its incredible natural vistas, laid-back cities, stunning coastlines, and renowned wine regions. Embark on a 12-night journey starting in vibrant San Francisco, then venturing through iconic cities and charming coastal towns, and ending in relaxed San Diego. Taste the world-famous wines of Napa Valley and Sonoma, marvel at the majestic landscapes of Yosemite National Park, and soak in the sun along California’s Pacific Coastline. This adventure is perfect for travelers seeking to experience the full spectrum of California’s allure.


  • Explore breathtaking natural vistas in Yosemite National Park, home to giant granite monoliths and thunderous waterfalls.

  • Indulge in wine tastings in Napa Valley and Sonoma, sampling the renowned wines of California.

  • Visit the three biggest cities in California – Los Angeles, San Francisco, and San Diego – with guided tours of their famous landmarks.

  • Drive along the scenic 17-Mile Drive, exploring picturesque coastal towns like Monterey and Carmel-by-the-Sea.

  • Discover the ancient sequoias of Calaveras National Park and soak in the retro charm of towns like Pismo Beach and San Luis Obispo.

Your Itinerary:

Day 1: Fly to San Francisco

Arrive in San Francisco and check into your hotel in Fisherman’s Wharf, the perfect starting point for your Californian adventure.


Day 2: San Francisco

Embark on an orientation tour of San Francisco, exploring its iconic landmarks before enjoying leisure time in the afternoon.


Day 3: Napa Valley and Sonoma

Visit the premier wine-growing regions of Napa Valley and Sonoma, indulging in wine tastings amidst stunning vineyard landscapes.


Day 4: Sonora

Witness the awe-inspiring giant sequoias of Calaveras National Park before traveling to the quaint town of Sonora.


Day 5: Yosemite

Drive through Yosemite National Park, immersing yourself in its overwhelming natural beauty and majestic landscapes.


Day 6: Monterey

Explore Monterey, known for its historic Fisherman’s Wharf and captivating coastal charm.


Day 7: Carmel-by-the-Sea

Embark on a scenic drive along the 17-Mile Drive to Carmel-by-the-Sea, where you’ll discover art galleries and antique stores.


Day 8: San Luis Obispo

Travel south to visit Pismo Beach and the historic city of San Luis Obispo, experiencing their unique retro vibes.


Day 9: Los Angeles

Explore Santa Barbara, Santa Monica, and Venice Beach, three iconic locations that epitomize Southern California’s allure.


Day 10: Los Angeles

Take a guided tour of Los Angeles, discovering its famous sights and glamorous neighborhoods.


Day 11: San Diego

Enjoy a guided tour of San Diego, including a visit to the historic Gaslamp District, brimming with culture and charm.


Day 12: Free day in San Diego

Spend a leisurely day exploring San Diego at your own pace, soaking in the city’s laid-back vibes and coastal beauty.


Day 13: Depart US

Bid farewell to San Diego as you travel back to Los Angeles for your flight home.


Day 14: Arrive Home

Arrive home with cherished memories of your unforgettable Californian adventure.