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LA To The Bay - Contiki
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Catrin "One of the best tips I've been on! I travelled with a friend from home and made plenty of others along the way. The accommodation was better than I had expected, and in good locations. Our tour leader and driver Sarah and Alex were amazing, they were both very knowledgeable and friendly, some of my favourite activities were the options of joining them doing line dancing and watching a movie under ..."
Excellent
8 reviews
Starts
Los Angeles
+10 Destinations
Grand Canyon
Ends
San Francisco
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Highlights

  • Visit the most famous sites of the stunning Los Angeles
  • Relax on San Diego beaches & then enjoy a Margarita
  • Be stunned by the scenery of Grand Canyon & Yosemite
  • Drive along the Route 66 & stroll the streets of Phoenix
  • Visit the famous 'Sin City' & experience its lively nightlife
Age range
18 to 35 year olds
Accommodation
Hotel, Lodge, Resort
Max Group Size
50
Transportation
Train & Rail
Travel style
Discovery, Coach / Bus
Operator
Contiki
Start in Los Angeles and end in San Francisco! With the discovery tour LA To The Bay, you have a 11 day tour package taking you from Los Angeles to San Francisco and through Los Angeles, USA and 10 other destinations in USA. LA To The Bay includes accommodation in a hotel as well as an expert guide, meals, transport and more.

Itinerary

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  1. Introduction
  1. Day 1: Arrive Los Angeles
  2. Day 2: Los Angeles to San Diego
  3. Day 3: San Diego
  4. Day 4: San Diego to Phoenix
  5. Day 5: Phoenix to the Grand Canyon via Sedona
  6. Day 6: Grand Canyon National Park
  7. Day 7: Grand Canyon to Las Vegas via Route 66
  8. Day 8: Las Vegas
  9. Day 9: Las Vegas to Bass Lake via San Joaquin Valley
  10. Day 10: Bass Lake and Yosemite National Park
  11. Day 11: Bass Lake to San Francisco

Travel guide

Prepare for an adventure in this stunning destination with our travel guide.

What's included

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  • Accommodation

    Rated Excellent by past passengers
  • Guide

    Rated Excellent by past passengers
  • Meals

    Rated Excellent by past passengers
  • Transport

    Rated Excellent by past passengers
  • Additional Services

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  • Flights

  • Insurance

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  • Additional Services

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  • LA To The Bay reviewer 1
    Written on October 22, 2019
    5.0 - Excellent

    In just 12 days we experienced beach, desert, and snow! The tour was so much fun, very well organised with a great group of people. The tour guide was incredibly knowledgable, super helpful, and made the whole experience very unique.

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  • Written on September 11, 2019
    5.0 - Excellent

    The trip was great and I have met really nice peoples.

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  • A
    Written on May 2, 2019
    4.5 - Excellent

    This tour is great for getting a feel for the west coast. There were plenty of two night stays in a lot of the locations so it felt like you actually had time to settle in and really enjoy the location. There was a great balance of group and included... Read more

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  • LA To The Bay reviewer 4
    Written on November 13, 2018
    5.0 - Excellent

    Already wrote my review on the main trip-page, but yeah.. James and Markus (the bus driver) were about the best trip guides I could imagine. Just the right mix between professional and chilled out. You could just feel they were out to just have a great time... Read more

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  • LA To The Bay reviewer 5
    Written on November 13, 2018
    5.0 - Excellent

    TL;DR: Probably one of the - if not THE - best 2 weeks of my life. I couldn't have imagined it any better. If you want to travel the US and want a superb mix between astonishing nature, amazing beaches and not any less astonishing cities, this tour is for... Read more

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  • P
    Written on February 11, 2018
    4.5 - Excellent

    I had a blast on the LA to the Bay tour in February 2017. Our tour leader Rachel and bus driver Markus were awesome people who loved to party with us and had good advice. There weren't any optional inclusions I did that I didn't enjoy. My favourites... Read more

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  • C
    Written on September 2, 2017
    4.5 - Excellent

    One of the best tips I've been on! I travelled with a friend from home and made plenty of others along the way. The accommodation was better than I had expected, and in good locations. Our tour leader and driver Sarah and Alex were amazing, they were both... Read more

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  • A
    Written on July 1, 2007

    I started my tour with Contiki in L.A. The tour was the 10 days tour L.A to the Bay. From L.A we travelled to San Diego, where we had lunch just over the Mexican boarder. In San Diego we went to the famous zoo which was fabulous. From San Diego we... Read more

Questions & Answers

Here we have collected and answered the most frequently asked questions about this tour.

    • I am a solo traveller, is there a single supplement?

      If you are travelling alone Contiki can either match you up with another like-minded travellers of the same sex for no additional cost or if available you can choose to have the privacy of your own private room by paying a single supplement.

    • I am a solo traveller, is there a single supplement?

      If you are travelling alone Contiki can either match you up with another like-minded travellers of the same sex for no additional cost or if available you can choose to have the privacy of your own private room by paying a single supplement.

    • Will I have to share a room on the tour?

      Shared accommodation with other like-minded travellers is normal on Contiki, and is all part of the experience. How many people you will be sharing with depends on the region, travel style and type of accommodation, but twin or quad same-sex sharing is generally the case.

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    Location
    Los Angeles is the starting point and San Francisco is the endpoint.
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    Payment(s)
    For any tour departing before 18 January 2020 a full payment is necessary. For tours departing after 18 January 2020, a minimum payment of $200 is required to confirm your booking with Contiki. The final payment will be automatically charged to your credit card on the designated due date. The final payment of the remaining balance is required at least 65 days days prior to the departure date of your tour. TourRadar never charges you a booking fee and will charge you in the stated currency.
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    Destinations

    Covering a total distance of approx 2,171 km.
    • Los Angeles (USA)
    • 180 km
    • San Diego (USA)
    • 480 km
    • Phoenix (USA)
    • 161 km
    • Sedona (USA)
    • 133 km
    • Grand Canyon National Park (USA)
    • 121 km
    • Seligman (USA)
    • 225 km
    • Las Vegas (USA)
    • 437 km
    • San Joaquin Valley (USA)
    • 80 km
    • Bass Lake (USA)
    • 47 km
    • Yosemite NP (USA)
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