California Highlights

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ends on 26 Sep 2019
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California Highlights - Contiki
California Highlights - Contiki
2 reviews
Las Vegas
+5 Destinations
West Coast USA
San Francisco


  • Enjoy the comfort of a Limo style party bus in Vegas
  • Shred fresh powder slopes at Lake Tahoe ski resort
  • Get down with the hippie vibes of San Francisco districts
  • Immerse yourself in cool celebrity California vibes
Age range
18 to 35 year olds
Hotel, Resort
Max Group Size
Train & Rail
Travel style
Start in Las Vegas and end in San Francisco! With the sightseeing tour California Highlights, you have a 7 day tour package taking you from Las Vegas to San Francisco and through Las Vegas, USA and 6 other destinations in USA. California Highlights includes accommodation in a hotel as well as an expert guide, meals, transport and more.


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  1. Introduction
  1. Day 1: Arrive Las Vegas
  2. Day 2: Las Vegas to Bass Lake via San Joaquin Valley
  3. Day 3: Bass Lake and Yosemite National Park
  4. Day 4: Bass Lake to San Francisco
  5. Day 5 - 7: San Francisco
  6. Day 7: Depart San Francisco

Travel guide

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

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  • Accommodation

    Rated Good by past passengers
  • Guide

    Rated Average by past passengers
  • Meals

    Rated Good by past passengers
  • Transport

    Rated Excellent by past passengers
  • Additional Services

  • Optional Extras

Not included

  • Flights

2 Reviews

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  • California Highlights reviewer 1
    Written on December 26, 2018
    3.0 - Average

    The breakfast was not as good. The meals could have been better. This was supposed to be a group thing, but everyone was on their own most of the time. Almost Each time, we had to shell out amount for meals and other things which could have been included in... Read more

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  • California Highlights reviewer 2
    Written on February 17, 2016
    3.0 - Average

    Ok tour but worst tour guide I've had, I've been on 3 other contikis and they were amazing this one was such a let down. On the positive our bus driver was awesome

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  • A
    Written on February 9, 2015
    4.5 - Excellent

    I joined this tour not really knowing what to expect, but can honestly say that I had an amazing time and met some amazing people! I travelled alone but everyone in the group made me felt welcome from the start and we had a great deal of fun on the trip and... Read more

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Questions & Answers

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

  • When and where does the tour start?

    The tour starts at a centrally located hotel in Las Vegas which will be confirmed for you at time of booking. There will be a welcome meeting in the early evening where you will your tour manager and fellow passengers.

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California Highlights

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  • Tuesday
    Sep 24, 2019
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    Sep 30, 2019
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    Oct 8, 2019
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    Oct 22, 2019
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    Oct 28, 2019
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    USD $969
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    Nov 5, 2019
    from Las Vegas
    7 Days
    Nov 11, 2019
    to San Francisco
    9 seats left
    USD $969
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    Nov 19, 2019
    from Las Vegas
    7 Days
    Nov 25, 2019
    to San Francisco
    0 seats left
    USD $969

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Las Vegas is the starting point and San Francisco is the endpoint.
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For any tour departing before 23 November 2019 a full payment is necessary. For tours departing after 23 November 2019, 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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Covering a total distance of approx 926 km.
  • Las Vegas (USA)
  • 86 km
  • Mojave Desert (USA)
  • 471 km
  • Sierra Nevada (USA)
  • 107 km
  • Lake Tahoe (USA)
  • 139 km
  • Sacramento (USA)
  • 110 km
  • Oakland (USA)
  • 13 km
  • San Francisco (USA)

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