Yellowstone NP-Mt Rushmore-Las Vegas-Southern CA 9 Days-MV9G

Yellowstone NP-Mt Rushmore-Las Vegas-Southern CA 9 Days-MV9G Place Libre: 888$

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DEPARTURE DATE: Daily

Full Itinerary:
DAY 1 Home – Salt Lake City

Your journey starts at the SLC airport when our tour guides in blue uniforms and holding signs welcomes you as you exit the arrival gate. After a short drive, our tour guide will drop you off at the hotel so you can rest after the flight. (SLC airport tour guide phone number:626-522-6791)

Airport tour guide service charge is $10 per guest.

Tour guide pick up hours are from 11:00 to 18:00, please wait at the baggage claim at Terminal 2. If you arrive after 8pm, there will also be free hotel shuttles to take you there. We will spend the night in Salt Lake City.

Hotel:Ramada Inn SLC or Similar
DAY 2 Jackson, WY – Grand Teton NP – Yellowstone NP

In the morning, we will head to the small town of Jackson, Wyoming, a famous frontier town during the Western development. Afterwards we will head into Grand Teton National Park passing by Jackson Lake and stop at an outlook to view the Grand Teton Peak. From there, we will take you into the first national park in the world, Yellowstone National Park. Spend the night in West Yellowstone.

Jackson, WY: famous frontier town, located at the crossing of Grand Teton and Rocky Mountains, it became a heaven for outdoors sports enthusiast. It is also the third largest artwork exchange location in the world and a popular vacation destination for the wealthy. The widely praised Elk Antler Arches Park, with its four arches made with thousands of elk antlers is a must see.

Grand Teton National Park: one of the most beautiful national parks with its snow covered mountain peaks year round and wide range of wild life ecosystem. It even attracted great writer Ernest Hemingway to fall in love with this place and had been the backdrop for countless Western movies.

Yellowstone National Park: the very first national park in the whole world, Yellowstone attracted countless visitors over the year with its unique geothermal activities and fascinating wild life. You will find all four different kinds of geothermal activities, geyser, hot spring, fumarole and mud pot as we take you travel through the park.

Yellowstone Lake (West Thumb): this is the highest altitude volcanic lake in North America. We will take you to walk along the trail beside the lake and see the tranquil lake view plus all the beautiful sites on the way, like Abyss Pool, Black Pool, and Fishing Hole.

Old Faith Geyser: the most famous landmark inside Yellowstone, it’s also the logo of the national park, erupting roughly every 91 minutes, this is a must see when you are inside Yellowstone.

Grand Prismatic Spring: the third largest hot spring in the world, it’s the most renowned hot spring in the national park. Setting foot into the area will surround you with steam and allowing you an up close view of the brilliant colors inside the hot spring.

Fountain Paint Pot: walking along this trail will provide you a great view of the light pink color mud pot with its constantly boiling mud bubbles and the fumaroles nearby.

Hotel:Traveler Lodge, White Buffalo, Dude & Roundup or Similar
DAY 3 Yellowstone NP – Buffalo Bill Dam – Gillette

In the morning we will continue our tour inside Yellowstone National Park, visiting Norris Basin, Yellowstone Canyon, Yellowstone Fall, Mud Volcano, Fishing Bridge, Hayden valley. After we all finished those amazing attractions, will exit the park from the east entrance to Buffalo Bill Dam to enjoy the scenic view along the way. We will arrive and spend the night at Gillette, Wyoming.

Norris Basin: this is the most concentrated location of geothermal activities in Yellowstone National Park. While walking on the trail in this steamy fairyland, you’ll be treated to a great view of all the hot springs along the way.

Yellowstone Canyon (Artist Point): see the canyon in all its colorful glory. The rock walls of the cliff was painted yellow by long years exposure to the sulfur content from the surrounding thermal, thus named Yellowstone. We will view the Canyon from the Artist Point viewing area, one of the best view for this location.

Yellowstone Waterfall: you might see the waterfall from afar along the way, but we’ll take you one step closer and give you a view right next to the waterfall to experience in person its power.

Mud Volcano: one of the highest concentrations of onus pots in the national park. See the Mud Cauldron, Dragon mouth spring and Mud Volcano along with a chance of seeing some wild lives in the area.

Fishing Bridge: The original bridge was built in 1902. The Fishing Bridge was historically a tremendously popular place to fish. Angling from the bridge was quite good, due to the fact that it was a major spawning area for cutthroat trout. It finally became to the best place to observe the Yellowstone Trout. Usually the trout will spawn in this area and jumping out the water during the summer time.

Hayden Valley: While once there was a lake here, Hayden Valley is now a wildlife paradise and the location of the largest rut of free roaming bison in the world.

Buffalo Bill Dam: named after the famous Western showman, this dam was created by blocking the Shoshone River and flooding the valley. It provides a beautiful yet peaceful view of the surrounding mountains and rock formations.

Hotel:Best Western Tower West Lodge or Similar
DAY 4 Devils Tower – Mount Rushmore – Crazy Horse – Casper

Arrive at Devils Tower in the morning and see this famous Wyoming landmark. Afterwards we’ll head into South Dakota to visit the Mount Rushmore Memorial, where you can take a walk along the Presidential Trail getting right underneath the sculptures of the presidents. After lunch, we will arrive at the Crazy Horse Memorial, a symbol of the Native American spirit and their rebellion against oppression. Enjoy the view of the endless grassy fields of Wyoming as we traffic to Casper to spend the night.

Devils Tower: the first national monument in the country that was designated in 1906. This uniquely shaped rock formation was made world famous when director Steven Spielberg shot the climatic scenes of the movie Close Encounter of the Third Kind right here.

Mount Rushmore: see the likeness of President Washington, Jefferson, Lincoln and Roosevelt carved in exquisite detail. These presidents represent the development of United States during its first 130 years.

Crazy Horse: a prefect representation of the spirit and struggle of Native Americans, along with their history and culture. It is also going to be the largest sculpture in the world.

Hotel:Baymont Inn & Suite, Parkway Plaza Casper or Similar
DAY 5 Independence Rock – Park City Olympic Village – Salt Lake City Tour – Great Salt Lake

Continue our travel through the Wyoming fields in the morning, we arrive first at Independence Rock, a historical landmark in the development of the Western frontier. We will get to Utah around noon time and take you to see the Olympic Village for the 2002 Winter Olympic Games in Park City. In the afternoon we will see the State Capitol building, Temple Square of Mormon Church and the Great Salt Lake when we get to Salt Lake City.

Independence Rock: a representation of the Western spirit and one of the most famous landmarks along the important Old Oregon Trail. This lonely rock on the Wyoming fields had bare witness to the harsh journey westward of the early pioneers.

Park City Olympic Village: the location for the main events during the 2002 Winter Olympic Games, this scenic village provides an interesting look into the culture and life style of Utah.

Utah State Capitol: the governor’s office is located in inside of this building. Sitting on top of the Capitol Hill in Salt Lake City, this building gives you a full view of the city that surrounds it. It is also the icon of the most famous historic landmark of the state.

Temple Square of Mormon Church: this is the headquarter of the Mormon Church and its 15 million followers around the world. It’s the center of Mormon history and the location of the famous Salt Lake Temple.

Great Salt Lake: Western Hemisphere’s largest saltwater lake, also North America’s largest inland salt lake. The lake is more than six times the salinity of seawater, thus known as “Dead Sea of America”. Krill is a unique creature growing inside of the Great Salt Lake.

Hotel:Ramada Inn or Similar
DAY 6 Salt Lake City-Las Vegas

In the morning we will depeture to the Las Vegas.

Las Vegas Night Tour: Entire trip will be lead by our tour guide. You will visit Venetian Hotel & Casino’s indoor “sky dome”, San Marcos Square, and man-made water canals. Next you will view the “volcano eruption” show in front of Mirage Hotel & Casino. Next you will watch the giant music fountain in front of the Bellagio and admire the world’s largest glassworks. Walking through the famous LINQ Commercial Street, tasting a variety of local snacks along the way, and finally arrived in the world’s highest High Roller.Entire night tour lasts four hours.

Hotel:Stratosphere Hotel or Similar
DAY 7 Grand Canyon/Antelope Canyon/ Free Day – Las Vegas

1st Choice: West Rim of Grand Canyon- It is located in the Indian Reservation area. For centuries, the Hualapai Indians have guarded this mystical land. Grand Canyon is 6,000 feet deep, with the Colorado River quietly flowing through at the bottom, giving it life. At west rim, there you will visit the famous “Eagle Point” landmark and pay a fee to go on the amazing, man-made “Sky Walk” if you choose to. Then we travel to “Guano Point” landmark for an incredible view of the Grand Canyon. If you want the best view, you can pay a fee and take the popular “helicopter tour” flying over the entire, majestic canyon.

2nd Choice: South Rim o Grand Canyon – It is one of 7 natural wonders in the world. If you choose to go to South Rim, you will see the grand view of Grand Canyon at Mather View Point. The South Rim of the Grand Canyon is the most visited location at Grand Canyon National Park. The Scenic views and vista’s are what you are expecting and have been waiting a lifetime to see.

3rd Choice: Antelope Canyon- Early in the morning, we drive through America’s famous Glen Canyon Dam to see its grand dam project and power plants. After a short break, we will go to the world famous slot canyon, also the world’s photographer’s ultimate destination – Antelope Canyon. Experienced guides will choose the best time lead visitors entering the canyon, allowing immersive visitors to this magical light. Later the tour goes to Horseshoe Bend. When the tourists overlooking the 270-degree angle of curved bay clear water from 300 meters high, each of them will be shocked. Later in the afternoon, return to Las Vegas.

4th Choice: Free Day in Las Vegas ($30 Tour Fare Variance) – You may arrange your free day in Las Vegas by youself. We do not provide any ground transportation and tour guide service.

Hoover Dam: Situated at the border of Nevada and Arizona, Hoover Dam crosses the Colorado River. It is the largest dam in the United States, known as “the diamond in the desert”. Hoover Dam was built during the “great economic depression”, but created more than 5,000 jobs at the time. It was a milestone achievement for US Water Works history and opened the gate for American Western frontier exploration. Please note that only those who choose to visit west rim or south rim of Grand Canyon will stop by The Hoover Dam before heading back to Las Vegas.

Las Vegas Shows: These shows are the best in the world. When you come to Vegas, you must see for yourself why they have established Las Vegas as the “entertainment capital” of the world. Many stars perform “live”, making it a unique experience to be in the audience, to be part of the show. Some famous shows include: Le Reve, David Copperfield’s Magic Show, The Vegas Show, etc. No matter which show you pay to see, you will remember it for a life time.

Grand Canyon West Rim Mandatory fee: $90 includes lunch bag, transportation and fuel surcharge. Grand Canyon South Rim Mandatory fee: $90 includes lunch bag, transportation and fuel surcharge. Antelope Canyon, Horseshoe Bend Mandatory fee $135 includes lunch transportation and fuel surcharge. If you decide to arrange your free day in Las Vegas by yourself, you are responsible to submit $30/person tour fare variance to your tour guide. Additionally, we do not provide any ground transportation and tour gu
Hotel:Stratosphere Hotel or Similar
DAY 8 Chocolate Factory-Cactus Garden-Barstow Outlet-Los Angeles

Early morning we will head toward the M&M Chocolate factory and the Cactus Garden. At the chocolate factory you can taste some of the famous specialty chocolates. Take the included onsite tour and you can see the process of making chocolates. At the Cactus Garden you can take pictures of hundreds of cactus plants from all four US deserts. After lunch, we will go to Barstow Outlet for brand name shopping. In the early evening we will return to Los Angeles.

Chocolate Factory: Established to commemorate the mother of M&M Brand founder. Take a free tour and you can actually see how chocolates are made. You can also sample and purchase M&M specialty chocolates. The Cactus Garden next door displays a collection of more than 200 species of desert plants and over 40 varieties of unique cactus: including the rare Saguaro Cactus where every 75 years it grows one arm.

Barstow Outlet: This outlet shopping center offers famous name brands at factory direct discount prices. Some famous brands include: Coach, Nike, Ralph Lauren Polo, CK, MK, UGG,etc.

Hotel:Ramada Commerce or Similar
DAY 9 Select 1 from 8 Events

Hollywood and Beverly Hills 1 day tour.

Newport Beach-Crystal Cathedral -South Coast Plaza 1 Day Tour

Los Angeles One Day City Tour

Desert Hills Premium Outlets

San Diego Ocean View Train Ride one Day Tour

Hollywood Universal Studio One Day Tour

Disney Adventure Park One Day Tour

Disneyland Theme Park One Day

IMPORTANT NOTICE:
-West Coast Holidays reserves the right to adjust the itinerary and the hotel to protect the safety and interests of passengers due to climate, road conditions or other force majeure.
-Due to different departure dates, there will be adjustments to the order of itinerary. The final itinerary order is based on the tour confirmation from West Coast Holidays.
-We will charge you $150 “No Show” penalty if you book 3 persons sharing one room for this tour (i.e., Buy 2 Get 1 Free) and the 3rd person(i.e., free person) does not join the tour. If clients refuse to pay the fees, our company holds the right to terminate service with no refunds. Guests bear all the costs. All mandatory fees are part of the tour fares which customers are obligated to pay on the tour. If any customer refuses to pay mandatory fees, we reserve the right to terminate service with no refund
-On the last day of the trip, please arrange your flights departing from Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) after 20:30p.m for U.S and Canada flights or after 21:30 pm for International flights.
-Mandatory Fee USD$150 per person, for Yellowstone N.P, Grand Teton N.P, Mt Rushmore, Crazy Horse, Devils Tower, Great Salt Lake and Fuel Surcharge.(MV)
-Mandatory Fee: West Rim of Grand Canyon USD$ 90/Grand Canyon South Rim USD$90/Antelope Canyon USD$135. If you decide to arrange your free day in Las Vegas by yourself, you are responsible to submit USD$30/person tour fare variance to your tour guide. Additionally, we do not provide any ground transportation and tour guide service to you.(V)

Pricing: price is per people multiply by the number of people you have

Quadruple: 888*4

Triple: 956*3

Double: 999*2

Single: 1280 *1

INCLUDES:
1、Professional bilingual tour guide, Ground Transportation

2、8 Night Hotel (Standard Room), Bilingual tour guide service, Ground Transportation

3、LAX Airport Drop Off Service

4、SLC Airport Pickup Service

EXCLUDES:
1、Airfare, Meals, Personal expenses and so on.

2、Optional Tour Items

3、Mandatory Fee

4、Tips (recommended tour guide tip: USD$10 per person per day; Airport pickup tip: USD$10 per person; Antelope Canyon Tour Guide USD$4 per person)


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