Los Angeles - San Francisco
The West Coast or Pacific Coast is the coastline along which the continental Western United States meets the North Pacific Ocean. As a region, this term most often refers to the coastal states of California, Oregon, Washington, and Alaska. Los Angeles is a sprawling Southern California city and the center of the nation’s film and television industry. Near its iconic Hollywood sign, studios such as Paramount Pictures, Universal and Warner Brothers offer behind-the-scenes tours. On Hollywood Boulevard, TCL Chinese Theatre displays celebrities’ hand- and footprints, the Walk of Fame honors thousands of luminaries and vendors sell maps to stars’ homes.San Francisco, in northern California, is a hilly city on the tip of a peninsula surrounded by the Pacific Ocean and San Francisco Bay. It's known for its year-round fog, iconic Golden Gate Bridge, cable cars and colorful Victorian houses. The Financial District's Transamerica Pyramid is its most distinctive skyscraper. In the bay sits Alcatraz Island, site of the notorious former prison.
Day 1: Los angeles
Arrive Los Angeles Today morning arrive Los Angeles. Los Angeles is a sprawling Southern California city and the center of the nation‘s film and television industry. Near its iconic Hollywood sign, studios such as Paramount Pictures, Universal and Warner Brothers offer behind-the-scenes tours. On Hollywood Boulevard, TCL Chinese Theatre displays celebrities hand- and footprints, the Walk of Fame honors thousands of luminaries and vendors sell maps to stars homes. Afternoon at leisure. Evening take a grand city tour of Los Angeles – (4 hrs) - This tour starts in Downtown Los Angeles, see the modern architecture of the Walt Disney Concert Hall. Then on to the Griffith Park Observatory, where you will get to see the panoramic view of the City of the Angels, and the famous Hollywood Sign. No trip to Hollywood would be complete without a stop at the famed Grumman Chinese Theater, where you can walk among the cemented handprints and footprints of movie stars from the past and present. Take time to stroll along Hollywood Blvd. and find the star of your favorite entertainer on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. See the Dolby Theater, home to the Academy Awards (The Oscars). Rest of the day at leisure. Overnight at Los Angeles hotel.
Day 2: Los Angeles
After breakfast, proceed for full day tour of Universal Studios, get ready for the ―Ultimate Hollywood Experience- Find a full day of action-packed entertainment all in one place : thrilling Theme Park rides and shows, a real working movie studio, and Los Angeles best shops, restaurants and cinemas at City Walk. Universal Studios Hollywood is a unique experience that’s fun for the whole family. Go-Behind the Scenes on a real working movie studio. Hold on tight for the world-famous Studio Tour’s grand finale, Fast & Furious – Supercharged Come face to face with King Kong 360 3-D created by Peter Jackson. It’s the world’s largest, most intense 3-D experience. See top celebrities interviewed in person. Universal Studios Hollywood is the home of Extra, a leading entertainment-news television show. Face heart-pounding rides and shows that put you inside some of the world’s biggest movies. Explore the mysteries of Hogwarts castle, visit the shops of Hogsmeade and sample fare from some of the wizarding world’s bestknown establishments. Plus, experience pulse-pounding rides and attractions that transport you into a world of magical thrills and excitement. Enter the post-apocalyptic world of AMC’s ―The Walking Dead‖in an all-new year-round attraction. Enter the world of The Simpsons like never before and visit downtown Springfield. Enjoy a Genuine Clown Endorsed Meal at Krusty Burger, grab a Homer-sized helping of donuts at Lard Lad, imbibe at Moe’s Tavern or the first Duff Beer Gardens, and crash through Krustyland on The Simpsons Ride. Ride it now, Join the Minions on Despicable Me Minion Mayhem. Prepare for the greatest battle you’ll ever ride on Transformers: The Ride-3D . Experience a tidal wave of explosive action at WaterWorld – Universal Studios no. 1 rated show. See all attractions at Universal Studios Hollywood. Experience the newly opened – The Wizarding World of Harry Porter. From magical spells to magical creatures, from dark villains to daring heroes, it's all here at The Wizarding World of Harry Potter now open at Universal Studios Hollywood. Explore the mysteries of Hogwarts castle, visit the shops of Hogsmeade, and sample fare from some of the wizarding world's best-known establishments. Starting from this June – see the Nightime Lights of Hogwarts Castle. Upgrade your self to a V.I.P. Experience – the most exclusive way to go behind the scenes at the world’s largest movie studio and theme park. Universal City Walk Hollywood is a Three-Block Entertainment, Dining and Shopping Promenade Where is LA’s best place for unexpected excitement? Universal City Walk. Live music, movies, clubs, great food and always something new to discover. More than 30 places to eat, 3 hot nightclubs, 19 screen theater with state of the art IMAX and more than 30 unique shops. It’s LA’s favorite place to play. Check out 5 Towers on Universal CityWalk, state-of-the-art concert venue. Experience a jaw-dropping explosion of over 5,000 LED lights and a sound system that will blow you away. Evening return back to the city. Overnight at Los Angeles hotel.
Day 3: Los Angeles
After breakfast, day at leisure. Options – Slide into the Sky – OUE Skyspace L.A. -Opened in June 2016, OUE Skyspace LA is California’s tallest open-air observation deck and a must-see destination for panoramic, 360-degree views of Los Angeles. Located nearly 1,000 feet above the city at the iconic U.S. Bank Tower in Downtown L.A., OUE Skyspace LA honors the culture, community and people that make Los Angeles unlike any city in the world. The Skyslide is 45 feet long, about four feet wide and made entirely with 1.25-inch glass. Visitors can glide from the 70th to the 69th floor of the U.S. Bank Tower and see Los Angeles in a way that few will ever experience. The two observation decks and 360-degree views of Los Angeles are just the beginning. Watch a concert at the Walt Disney Concert Hall. Ride the Ferris Wheel on the Santa Monica Pier - From Malibu to the South Bay, Los Angeles is home to some of the best beaches in Southern California. For a quintessential endless summer experience, a visit to the two-mile-long Santa Monica Beach is a must. Opened in 1909, the historic Santa Monica Pier is a popular destination for the entire family, home to the Pacific Park amusement park, Heal the Bay Aquarium, and a 1922 Carousel that was featured in The Sting. Don‘t miss a ride on the world‘s only solar powered Ferris Wheel, where you can enjoy a spectacular bird‘s eye view of the coast. Catch a baseball game at Dodger Stadium - Los Angeles is truly a city of champions, from the ―Showtime‖-era Lakers to the Kings, Galaxy, and the numerous NCAA championships claimed by USC and UCLA. For baseball fans, it doesn‘t get any better than catching a game at Dodger Stadium, one of the great cathedrals of major league baseball and one of L.A.‘s most popular Instagram locations. Evening shop till you drop on Rodeo Drive – The Grove or Santa Monica Place, For the ultimate window shopping, take a stroll on world-famous Rodeo Drive in Beverly Hills, the epitome of luxury and style. Overnight at Los Angeles hotel.
Day 4: Los Angeles
After breakfast, day at leisure. Visit some of the best beaches in Los Angeles like the Malibu Beach, Santa Monica Beach or visit another theme park – Disney California Adventure Park - Welcome to a world where the stories of Disney, Pixar and beyond come to life—to a place beloved characters from Cars and Super Heroes like Spider-Man & Captain America call home. At Disney California Adventure Park, you’re invited to explore 7 exciting lands with timeless entertainment showcases like World of Color, seasonal celebrations and transformations throughout the year and now, the all-new attraction Guardians of the Galaxy – Mission: BREAKOUT! Check out the must-see World of Colour night time spectacular and other enchanting entertainment. Or Visit Six Flags Magic Mountain - Six Flags Magic Mountain is a 262-acre theme park located in the Santa Clarita, California neighborhood of Valencia, 35 miles northwest of Downtown Los Angeles. Here you will find some of the fastest, tallest, wildest, heart-pumping rides in the country including a few record breakers - Batman The Ride, Cyclone 500 - Kids will love the thrill of the open road on this classic go-kart speedway, CraZanity – world’s tallest pendulum ride – a record breaking 17 storeys debuting in 2018, Now Open – Justice League – Battle for Metropolis. Another popular excursion is – Sea World, San Diego - SeaWorld San Diego is an animal theme park, oceanarium, outside aquarium, and marine mammal park, located in San Diego, California, United States, inside the city's Mission Bay Park. Experience thrilling rides inspired by the force and power of the sea, enjoy family friendly shows, explore beautiful aquariums, feed sea lions and more. Overnight at Los Angeles hotel.
Day 5: Los Angeles – San Francisco
After breakfast, check out and transfer by a private vehicle or a self drive vehicle to San Francisco. San Francisco, in northern California, is a hilly city on the tip of a peninsula surrounded by the Pacific Ocean and San Francisco Bay. It's known for its year-round fog, iconic Golden Gate Bridge, cable cars and colorful Victorian houses. The Financial District’s Transamerica Pyramid is its most distinctive skyscraper. In the bay sits Alcatraz Island, site of the notorious former prison. Check in at the hotel and rest of the day at leisure. Set along the ocean, with rolling hills and the iconic Golden Gate Bridge, San Francisco is one of the most beautiful cities in the United States and the jewel of Northern California. The city is full of history, great neighborhoods, parks, beaches, museums, and a whole host of entertainment options. Some of the most notable attractions, beyond the famous bridge, are historic Alcatraz Island and Fisherman's Wharf. In the city center is Golden Gate Park, a huge green space with all kinds of things to do. San Francisco's Chinatown, the largest of its kind in North America, is definitely worth visiting. For an interesting tour of the city, hop on one of the historic cable cars, which stop at many of the city's top sites. Rest of the day at leisure. See the most famous Golden Gate Bridge - it is the most photographed site in the city, with the orange structure backed by blue water, or in many cases, peaking through low lying cloud. At night, the flood-lit structure is equally striking. Stroll along the Fisherman‘s Wharf area – it is one of the most popular tourist areas with shops and beautiful restaurants along the waterfront. It‘s a fun place to stroll around get a taste of the city. Overnight at San Francisco hotel.
Day 6: San Francisco
After breakfast, day at leisure. take the very popular Golden Gate Bay Cruise on Red & White Fleet - Cruise along San Francisco‘s breathtaking waterfront, under the majestic Golden Gate Bridge, and loop closely around notorious Alcatraz Island. On our Golden Gate Bay Cruise you’ll discover the city’s colorful history and world famous landmarks with personal headphone audio in 16 languages. During the Golden Gate Bay Cruise, you may also experience upclose wildlife encounters including seagulls, pelicans, and sea lions. At times, you may see even harbor porpoises and whales, so be alert. Departing from the heart of historic Fisherman‘s Wharf at Pier 43½, cruise alongside the San Francisco’s remarkable cityscape and view the lively neighborhood of North Beach, the famous swimming clubs of Aquatic Park, the historic vessels moored at Hyde Street Pier, the San Francisco Maritime National Park, and numerous other exciting sights along the way. Then take a guided city tour of the city – visit the famous landmarks of the city – see Fisherman’s Wharf, following pickup at your San Francisco hotel, board an air-conditioned coach for a cruise along the city’s waterfront. Admire views of Alcatraz and the San Francisco Bay, stopping for photos at Twin Peaks, Golden Gate Park and the Golden Gate Bridge (weather permitting). Other attractions visited on this tour include some of the city's famous Victorian homes, Chinatown, the Palace of Fine Arts, Fisherman's Wharf, the Presidio and North Beach. After touring the city, board the scenic ferry to Alcatraz. Arrive at Alcatraz, a former federal prison that's now a National Park and get a brief orientation to the maximum security facility, which operated from 1934 to 1963. Pick up your 2.5-hour self-guided audio tour, available in ten languages, and start exploring. Overnight at San Francisco hotel.
Day 7: San Francisco
After breakfast, day at leisure. Ride on one of the cable cars - Cable Cars were introduced in 1873 to help locals contend with the many hills the city is built on. Today, the few remaining cable cars offer tourists a great way to explore the city in historic fashion. Since 1964, these tram-like vehicles have had the unique distinction of being the only public transport system to be declared a historic monument. The Powell-Mason and Powell-Hyde are the most scenic routes. The cable cars will also get you to the major attractions such as Fisherman's Wharf, Ghirardelli Square, the Ferry Building, Nob Hill, and Lombard Street. If you are planning on more than a couple of rides or are going to be sightseeing for a few days, you should consider buying a pass. One attraction not to miss - do not miss the ―California Academy of Sciences‖ - Home to an aquarium, planetarium, natural history museum, and world-class research and education programs, the California Academy of Sciences is one of San Francisco's must-see destinations. From the splashing penguins in African Hall to the wildflowers on the roof, the building is bursting with life. A four-story living rainforest and awe-inspiring coral reef ecosystem will delight visitors of all ages, while immersive planetarium shows will transport audiences through space and time for a new perspective on our planet. Dynamic daily programs from penguin feedings to coral reef dives - offer a wealth of opportunities to dive deeper. The Steinhart Aquarium includes some 38,000 live specimens and a 25-feet-deep coral reef. The rainforest is four stories high, with all kinds of animals and amphibians in a fantastic layout. You can descend in a glass elevator to the deepest depths and look up through an acrylic tunnel to see fish swimming overhead. The Kimball Natural History Museum has skeletons of a T-Rex and blue whale, along with an array of interesting exhibits. Overnight at San Francisco hotel.
Day 8: San Francisco
After breakfast, day at leisure. Free for shopping or taking any optional tours. Rent a segway and explore the city. Enjoy the rush of skydiving and stunning views of the San Francisco bay area on a tandem skydive. Located just 25 minutes' drive north of the Golden Gate Bridge. Skydive in tandem with a seasoned professional without the pressure of knowing how to open, steer, or land a parachute. Each flight consists of only two skydivers and instructors to make your tandem skydive as personable, safe and fun as possible. Take a kayaking or rafting trip, or take a San Francisco bay cruise or take a rocket boat ride - a 30 minutes speed boat ride. For kids - visit the Walt Disney Family Museum. Visit San Francisco’s historic Presidio District and learn about the man behind the Disney classics at The Walt Disney Family Museum. Admire Walt’s early cartoons and films, and hear about his life through videos and narration from the animator himself. Explore the museum at your own speed, stopping in to see a Disney classic in the Fantasia-themed theater. Don’t forget to check out views of the Bay from the museum’s glass wall before you go, and upgrade your ticket to include access to the special exhibitions.
Day 9: San Francisco
Today morning check out for your onward destination or transfer to the airport for your flight to next destination.
Inclusions / Exclusions
Tour price includes:
1. Accommodation at hotels at above places with breakfast
2. Return Airport – Hotel transfers by a private car
3. Internal city transfers on Seat-in-coach basis
4. Sightseeings as mentioned in the itinerary on Seat-in-coach basis
Tour price does not include:
1. U.S. visa charges, International Airfares, Taxes on the air ticket, travel insurance, internal flights, travel insurance
2. Personal expenses, tips to driver and guide, mineral water, porterage, telephone calls, laundry
3. Extra sightseeings / excursions in any of the cities
4. Additional transfers in any of the cities
Visa requirements: You must be in possession of a multiple entry U.S.A. visa. Visa charges will be applicable.