Grand Tour of California & the Golden West

Operator: Riviera Travel
Destination: United States of America
Price From: £3799.00

Embark on the Grand Tour: California and Las Vegas

Explore four leading U.S. cities – Los Angeles, San Francisco, San Diego, and Las Vegas – on a journey packed with sandy beaches, open roads, and breathtaking national parks.


Embark on an epic Grand Tour that takes you through the heart of California’s vibrant cities and stunning natural landscapes before immersing you in the dazzling lights of Las Vegas. Starting in San Francisco, you’ll journey through iconic cities, taste the renowned wines of Napa Valley, and marvel at the majestic beauty of Yosemite National Park. Then, it’s on to the exhilarating city of Las Vegas, where you’ll explore its vibrant streets and venture out to see two American icons: Hoover Dam and the Grand Canyon West. This tour is perfect for travelers seeking a comprehensive experience of California’s allure and a thrilling adventure in Las Vegas.


  • – Discover breathtaking natural vistas in Yosemite National Park, including 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.

  • – Explore California’s Pacific Coastline, visiting beach towns and cities and driving along the scenic 17-Mile Drive.

  • – Spend three nights in Las Vegas, experiencing the city’s vibrant nightlife and iconic attractions.

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 Grand Tour.


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 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: Las Vegas

Bid farewell to the coast as you head to the electrifying city of Las Vegas.


Day 14: Hoover Dam and Grand Canyon

Visit two American icons – Hoover Dam and the Grand Canyon West – on an unforgettable excursion.


Day 15: Free day in Las Vegas

Spend the day at leisure in Las Vegas, exploring its vibrant streets and iconic attractions.


Day 16: Depart

Say goodbye to Sin City and transfer to the airport for your flight home.


Day 17: Arrive Home

Arrive home with cherished memories of your Grand Tour through California and Las Vegas.