Yolo: Yosemite Park & Napa Valley San Francisco to Vegas (NUVF)
Countries Visited: United States Excellent value, amazing prices, quality experiences Camping most nights with some hotel stays to start and throughout Private transport to out-of-the-way places in order to keep your gear stowed and secure
Trip Style: Yolo - You're only young once, but you can be young-at-heart forever. That's the ethos that powers our Yolo trips; fast-paced and affordable trips designed with the 18-to-thirtysomething traveller in mind. Explore the world by day, stay up all night and do it all again somewhere new the next day with a collection of new best friends you'll want to keep in touch with for the rest of your life. You only live once. Make it count.
Service Level: Camping
Physical Demands Rating: 2 - There'll be some light walking and hiking. Suitable for most fitness levels. Nothing too challenging.
Group Size: Max 22, avg 16.
Meals Included: 4 breakfasts, 4 lunches, 4 dinners
Accommodations: Hotels/hostels (2 nts, some multi-share), participation camping (4 nts).
Check out the beautiful scenery in Napa Valley, hike the trails of Yosemite, revel in the bright lights of Las Vegas, break a sweat in Death Valley, stroll the hills of San Francisco.
The perfect blend of wildlife, active excursions, and the charm of wine country, this week-long journey from San Francisco to Las Vegas packs a punch. Explore Yosemite - famous for its waterfalls and fantastic landscapes - and swill wine in Napa wine country. These diverse areas offer plenty of options and our nimble private vehicle makes the most of sites. Camping keeps you close to the land while offering great value, so you'll have money left to party in Vegas.
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|Day 1||San Francisco||Day 1 San Francisco|
Theres a lot to see and do in San Francisco, and we recommend spending extra time here if youd like to explore the city. Haight-Ashbury, Alcatraz, the Golden Gate Bridge, Fishermans Wharf and the citys famous cable cars await you. Included Activities: Arrival Day and Welcome Meeting
|Day 2||Napa Valley||Day 2 San Francisco/Napa Valley (1D)|
Enjoy a free morning in San Francisco. Opt to ride a cable car over the steep hills, check out Haight-Ashbury, or wander the streets. Later, trade in the city for the vineyards of beautiful Napa Valley and opt for a wine tasting. Transport: Private Vehicle (2.00 hour(s), 75km)
|Day 3||Yosemite National Park||Day 3 Napa Valley/Yosemite National Park (1B, 1L, 1D)|
Leave the Napa Valley behind, and head to beautiful Yosemite. Drive through the park to discover peaks, granite domes, giant sequoias, and majestic waterfalls before setting up camp. Transport: Private Vehicle (4.00 hour(s))
|Day 4||Yosemite National Park||Day 4 Yosemite National Park (1B, 1L, 1D)|
Full day to explore Yosemite National Park. Hike the many trails Yosemite has to offer and be inspired by this beautiful and amazing landscape. Opt to rent bikes in Yosemite Valley. Included Activities: Yosemite National Park Visit
|Day 5||Sierra Nevadas||Day 5 Yosemite National Park/Sierra Nevadas (1B, 1L, 1D)|
Hike one of the many trails Yosemite has to offer and be inspired by this beautiful and amazing landscape. Be in awe of the spectacular views of Yosemite National Parks magnificent peaks and granite domes while enjoying one of the most scenic drives in California: the Tioga Pass! In the afternoon, visit ancient Mono Lake and walk among dramatic and fascinating tufa towers. Arrive in Bishop, surrounded by peaks which soar more than 14,000 ft (4,267m) in elevation. Additional Notes: Note: we intend on using the Tioga Pass, a scenic route through the Sierra Nevada mountain range that connects Bishop with Yosemite NP. In the spring and autumn seasons, theres a chance that the pass will be closed due to poor weather conditions or even snow. In such a case, we will use an alternate route, and will spend the night in Lake Isabella instead of Bishop. The status of the road is monitored daily, and our travel plan for the area will be confirmed during the trip. Included Activities: Tioga Pass Drive Mono Lake Visit Transport: Private Vehicle (1.00-2.00 hours, 120km)
|Day 6||Las Vegas||Day 6 Sierra Nevadas/Las Vegas (1B, 1L)|
Visit one of the countrys most rugged landscapes, the legendary Death Valley, the hottest and driest spot and home to the lowest point in North America. Included Activities: Death Valley National Park Visit Transport: Private Vehicle (5.00-6.00 hours, 430km)
|Day 7||Las Vegas||Day 7 Las Vegas|
If you would like to spend any additional time in Las Vegas, we recommend booking post-tour accommodation. Included Activities: Departure Day
Local Flights: N/A
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