7-Day Best of the West Tour by Private Plane: Los Angeles, San Francisco, Yosemite, Las Vegas & Grand Canyon
Four-star hotel accommodation, two meals a day and entry to top attractions are included in the all-inclusive, unbeatable price, and with a maximum of 30 passengers on the tour, you are guaranteed an intimate and personal travel experience. Flying into private airports means you’ll save time avoiding long lines at commercial airports, and your luggage will be transported from plane to your hotel room in true VIP style!
- All taxes, fuel surcharges and service fees included
- Breakfast included
- All-inclusive tour
- Dinner included
- Enjoy fantastic aerial views
- Excellent value for money
- Multi-Day Trip
- All entrance fees included
- Editor's Pick
Upon every landing, your luggage will be transported directly to your overnight accommodation, while you are whisked by deluxe, modern coach to explore the delights of each West Coast destination. You'll see San Francisco's famous bay and bridges, peaceful Muir Woods and the opulent Californian wine country. Don't miss a photo opportunity at the Grizzly Giant sequoia tree in Yosemite National Park before arriving in the bright lights of Las Vegas and uncovering the 2-million-year-old natural phenomenon, the Grand Canyon.
The tour provides the perfect mix of sightseeing and leisure time. With admission included to the not-to-be-missed attractions of the West Coast, you can save your vacation funds for shopping and souvenirs! Cruise under the Golden Gate Bridge in San Francisco, enjoy wine tasting in Sonoma County, explore the picturesque Yosemite, try your luck in Vegas and marvel the awe-inspiring Grand Canyon – it's all included. At the end of each day you will be transported to a comfortable nearby hotel to enjoy a relaxing dinner and reflect on each memorable experience that this trip provides.
Stay at upscale 4-star hotels. Enjoy complimentary, flavorful breakfasts and dinners each day. Travel on board deluxe, modern coaches. Enjoy private airports and flights, as well as complimentary luggage transfers. Have fun with family-friendly, all-inclusive itineraries. And enjoy guaranteed daily departures. This truly is the best of the American West!
See the Itinerary section below for details on each day’s activities.
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6-night, 7-Day Best of the West Tour by Private Plane based on single occupancy
6-night, 7-Day Best of the West Tour by Private Plane based on double occupancy
6-night, 7-Day Best of the West Tour by Private Plane based on triple occupancy
6-night, 7-Day Best of the West Tour by Private Plane based on quadruple occupancy
Visit stunning Zion National Park
- San Francisco: bay cruise; city sightseeing tour
- Muir Woods and Wine Country: admission to Muir Woods; wine tasting fees
- Kings Canyon National Park: admission to the park
- Yosemite National Park: guided tour of park
- Las Vegas: sightseeing tour of city; evening tour
- Grand Canyon: guided tour of park
- 6 nights accommodation
- Breakfast and dinner everyday
- Entrance fees
- Transport to/from hotels and airports by air-conditioned coach
- Fuel surcharge
- Hotel pickup and drop-off to/from departure point in LA
- Confirmation will be received within 48 hours of booking, subject to availability
- Each guest is allowed one suitcase weighing no more than 30lb (13.6kg) and one personal item not to exceed the size of a laptop bag on medium-sized purse. Excess luggage will be checked and stored for convenience
- Passport name, number, expiry and country is required at time of booking for all participants
- A current valid passport is required on the day of travel
- Planes and buses are collapsible wheelchair accessible, however the driver is unable to assist passengers boarding and disembarking due to insurance regulations. The Tour Operator is also not able to guarantee that every attraction will be able to accommodate wheelchairs. In the event an attraction is not permitted to accommodate your wheelchair, the tour operator is not able to offer a refund for the attraction.
- Please note: when booking for triple and quadruple occupancy, at least 2 paying adults must be traveling with children otherwise child will be charged at adult rate
- Tours operated by Mauiva, LLC. Flight operated by Charter Air
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Los Angeles - San Francisco
On day one, you’ll meet your guide at the centrally-located Sheraton Downtown Los Angeles. From here you will transfer to Atlantic Aviation FBO at Burbank, where you will board your private plane for San Francisco, enjoying breakfast in-flight. You begin your day in San Francisco with a trip to the iconic Golden Gate Bridge for photos of the the $35million 'Bridge That Could Not Be Built'. Then take in beautiful Golden Gate Park, covering more than one thousand square acres and home to beautiful museums, gardens and attractions. Next its off to Fisherman’s Wharf for some free-time to stroll along among the shops, check out its famed-street performers, watch the sea lions of Pier 39, or sample some clam chowder and sour dough bread.
In the afternoon, you'll head out to the bay to cruise beneath the world-famous Golden Gate Bridge and the colossal Bay Bridge. See icons like Alcatraz, Treasure Island, AT&T Park, Coit Tower, the Transamerica Building and more. Once back on land, you'll learn about San Francisco's rich maritime hertigae and colorful history on a sightseeing tour. At the end of day one, you will check in to your hotel, have dinner (casual attire) and relax.
Overnight: San Francisco Bay area (Berkeley)
San Francisco - Muir Woods - Wine Country
After a leisurely breakfast you will head to Muir Woods, a national monument and home to the beautiful Redwood tree. Soak in the beauty and grandeur of these ancient giants found only in this region of the world. Next, prepare your taste buds for waves of flavor in Wine Country! Immerse yourself in the magnificent countryside of Sonoma Valley as you tickle your taste buds with the crisp whites and full-bodied reds produced in the region. After a fun afternoon in the California countryside you will return to your hotel for dinner.
Overnight: San Francisco Bay area (Berkeley)
San Francisco - Fresno - Kings Canyon National Park
After a leisurely breakfast at the hotel, its time to board the private plane and head to Fresno, California. From there you'll be taken to the Kings Canyon National Park in the southern Sierra Nevada. Soak in the splendor of this a wide glacial valley with its tall cliffs, a glistening river, granite domes. Be sure to take lots of pictures of this spectacular scenery. In the evening, you'll return to your Fresno hotel for dinner and relaxation.
Overnight: Fresno, California
Yosemite National Park - Fresno
After breakfast get ready for the jewel of the National Park system--Yosemite National Park! No matter the season, Yosemite features a full range of nature's beauty. From springtime waterfalls, to serene snow-covered winters, Yosemite never fails to impress. Embark on a guided tour of the stunningly beautiful sites of the park. See Horsetail Falls, the striking Lower and Upper Falls (waterfalls are seasonal), massive El Capitan, Half Dome and Glacier Point. Explore Mariposa Grove and see the most remarkable giant sequoia named Grizzly Giant, which is between 1900–2400 years old. Finish off your day of epic nature exploration with a relaxing dinner at your hotel in Fresno.
Overnight: Fresno, California
Fresno - Las Vegas
Check-out of your hotel after breakfast and embark on your flight to Las Vegas. Spend the morning with some sightseeing of this famed desert oasis. Learn about all the delightful diversions the city has to offer from amazing shows, world-class cuisine and high-end shopping, you'll find there is more to Vegas than gambling. Enjoy an afternoon of leisure, then check into the hotel and stay for dinner. In the evening, the city really comes alive. See where it all began on a sightseeing tour of Old Town Las Vegas and Fremont Street with its legendary casinos, free entertainment and old-fashioned gambling hospitality that make Las Vegas unique! You will see vintage glittering signs to the latest in high-tech LED technology.
Overnight: Las Vegas, Nevada
Las Vegas - Grand Canyon
Start your day with a leisurely breakfast and then be whisked away to the Grand Canyon National Park. Often considered one of the Seven Wonders of the Natural World, it is truly awe-inspiring with a scale so vast, even the best vantage point can only view a fraction of the canyon's 277 miles (446km) can be seen. Learn more about Grand Canyon on a guided tour that brings its history alive. It is a majestic must-see! After your fill of the canyon, hop back to Las Vegas for additional relaxation and dinner.
Overnight: Las Vegas, Nevada
Las Vegas - Los Angeles
Day at leisure. Whether you prefer to try your luck at the casino or to sip cocktails poolside, the day is yours for the taking – enjoy! Late check-out has been arranged, so you can make the most of the last few hours of your vacation before departing your hotel at 6:45pm to travel by plane back to Los Angeles.
Arrival back into downtown Los Angeles is scheduled for approximately 9:15pm at the end of a memorable tour.
Reviewed by: David L, Australia, May 2014
The tour was well paced, accommodation excellent, food was very good, tour guide (Kathleen) was superb. Highly recommend this tour - we met good travel companions and had a great time thru out the trip.
Reviewed by: Margaret Q, May 2014
An excellent experience all round. Love the concept and the tour company delivered all that it had promised. Prompt and comfortable transportation at all times, a very knowledgeable, hepful and caring tour guide, excellent meals and accommodation and I think we were able to experience the best and most amazing tourist sites possible. Was sad when the holiday finished. Cannot recommend it too highly.