Please call free – 0800 707 6229 - for Huge Extra Savings on Trafalgar California's National Parks Tour
Groves of giant sequoias frame your path through the Land of Giants and the natural wonders of California, from the inferno of Death Valley to the foothills of the Sierra Nevada.
- Audio Headsets for flexible sightseeing
- Daily breakfast and an average of 50% of evening meals
- Luxury air-conditioned coach with WiFi in most countries or alternative transportation (such as rail journeys)
- Cherry-picked hotels all tried and trusted
- Hand-picked Insider Experiences
- Optional Experiences and free time
- All porterage and local charges included
- Must-see sightseeing and surprise extras
- An expert Travel Director and separate Driver
- All hotel tips, charges and local taxes
- Airport transfers on the first and last day of your guided holiday
- VIP entry to many sights
See General Grant Tree in King's Canyon National Park, General Sherman, Sequoia National Park, El Capitan, Half Dome, Bridal Veil Falls, Devils Postpile National Historic Monument, Badwater Basin in Death Valley.
Visit Yosemite National Park, Sequoia National Park, Kings Canyon National Park, Mammoth Lakes, the summit of Mammoth Mountain on a scenic gondola ride, Death Valley National Park.
Day 1: Arrive in Las Vegas
Begin your exploration of California's national parks in Las Vegas, where you'll meet your Travel Director and travel companions for a Welcome Reception this evening.
Day 2: Las Vegas - Death Valley - Mammoth Lakes
Immerse yourself in the solitude and desolation of Death Valley-UNESCO World Heritage Site and barren, yet unexpectedly lively land of extremes which we will have an opportunity to explore for most of today. After lunch at Furnace Creek, we continue through the desert landscape of Death Valley ascending to Mammoth Lakes, our home for the next two nights.
Day 3: Mammoth Lakes
We spend the day exploring an outdoor playground amidst the rolling peaks of the Sierra Nevada. California's premier mountain resort is as action-packed as it is beautiful and a ride up the Scenic Gondola to the top of Mammoth Mountain (when operating) will reward you with 360-degree views of magnificent peaks.
Day 4: Mammoth Lakes - Yosemite National Park
Touch the clouds through the Tioga Pass (seasonal) and enter the UNESCO-listed Yosemite National Park. Driving past Tenaya Lake and Tuolumne Meadows, we journey to Yosemite Valley where we'll embark on a special valley floor tour.
Day 5: Yosemite National Park - Kings Canyon
Stretch your legs in Kings Canyon and gaze towards the sky as you greet the giant boughs of General Grant Tree Enjoy a birds-eye view of the Kings Canyon before you continue along the Majestic Mountain Loop. Towering redwood trunks frame your journey to Sequoia National Park, where we'll spend the night in our Stay with a Story surrounded by forest and soaring Sierra peaks.
Day 6: Sequoia National Park Excursion
Tread in the footsteps of giants, walking beneath the soaring sequoia canopy to see first-hand the world's largest living tree, General Sherman. Learn about the Giant Forest and its history during a stop at the Giant Forest Museum, then enjoy a leisurely walk along the Big Trees Trail, connecting with the invigorating natural surrounds.
Day 7: Sequoia National Park - Los Angeles
We wind our way through the spectacular Sierra Nevada and Los Padres National Forest before arriving in Los Angeles, the City of Angels, where you'll be joined by a Local Specialist for a guided walking tour to see Hollywood's most famous icons: the Hollywood Sign, Grauman's Chinese Theatre and the Hollywood Walk of Fame.
Day 8: Depart Los Angeles
Say goodbye to LA and take your transfer to Los Angeles International Airport or consider extending your stay.
- Tropicana Las Vegas, A Doubletree Resort, Las Vegas
- The Westin Monache Resort, Mammoth
- Yosemite Valley Lodge, Yosemite National Park
- Wuksachi Lodge, Sequoia National Park
- Beverly Hills Marriott, Los Angeles
Land price only. Please note, prices listed are guide prices only and are based on 2 people sharing and don't include any additional supplements. Holiday prices are fluid and dynamic and may be changed at a moment's notice, prior to booking, at which point they are confirmed. Please call the team free on 0800 707 6229 for more departure dates available and a quote.
32 Years experience
9.8 out of 10 on Trust Pilot