L.A. to Vegas In Comfort

“Discover the best of L.A. and the bright lights of Fabulous Las Vegas. ”

Quick Facts about This Trip:

Trip Start/End:
California (Los Angeles) / Nevada (Las Vegas)
Duration:
7 days
Tour Type:
PremiumPremium trips offer popular sights and hidden treasures, featuring luxury hotels when available, and led by a local expert guide.
Travel Style:
Cities & CulturesOur Cities & Cultures trips are designed to showcase the major cities of the world, with emphasis on their culture of food, art, architecture, and shopping. Enjoy a private guide as you explore all the fascinating aspects of our global tapestry of civilization. Easily shortened to a single location, or extended into multi-city discoveries. Our local experts give you insider insights and a hassle free itinerary.

Trip Description

Get the star treatment on this L.A and Las Vegas Highlights tour. You’ll have the chance to explore Hollywood where you can visit the famous (and infamous) landmarks in Hollywood such as Grauman’s Chinese Theatre, Kodak Theatre (home of the Oscars), and the famous Hollywood Walk of Fame. Opt for an Architecture tour of Hollywood and you’ll see Los Angeles the way the locals do. Of course, no visit to California would be complete without a visit to the beach! Visit the eclectic Venice Beach, stroll the boardwalk, catch some rays, people watch, and see the famous Venice Canals (yes, they have them in California too!) After your Los Angeles adventure, you’ll head over to Fabulous Las Vegas. You have a choice of the self-drive option (a leisurely 6-7 hr drive, take your time, enjoy the desert scenery, stop at the Calico Ghost Town along the way), or if you’re in a hurry, take a short 75 minute flight from LAX to Las Vegas. Discuss these options with your Sales Advisor representative. In Vegas, you can choose from a number of activities, or explore the city on your own. See the spectacular West Rim of the Grand Canyon, where you will have the chance to go onto the exhilarating Skywalk, a glass and steel walkway that extends 70 feet beyond the rim, and 4000 feet above the Canyon floor! End your Vegas adventure with a night-time helicopter tour of the Las Vegas Strip! A private transfer in a luxury SUV takes you to Las Vegas Airport for your flight home.

Trip Summary

Day Activities Hotel
Day 1
Los Angeles
  • Transfer – Airport – Sedan/Driver
  • Pre-departure Materials
  • At Leisure
  • Dinner (not included)
Sheraton Universal (4*)
Traditional ()

1 DBL (2 Adults)

Alt: Renaissance Hollywood (4*) (Standard)
Alt: Best Western Carlyle Inn (3*) (Deluxe)

Day 2
Los Angeles
  • Breakfast (not included)
  • Shared – Walking tour – Hollywood Behind-the-Scenes (90mins) – Guided Tour
  • Lunch (not included)
  • Shared – 1/2 d Architecture Tour of Hollywood (2-3hrs) – Coach/Guide
  • Dinner (not included)
Sheraton Universal (4*)
Traditional ()

1 DBL (2 Adults)

Alt: Renaissance Hollywood (4*) (Standard)
Alt: Best Western Carlyle Inn (3*) (Deluxe)

Day 3
Los Angeles
  • Breakfast (not included)
  • Self-Guided – Venice Beach Discovery
  • Lunch (not included)
  • Dinner (not included)
Sheraton Universal (4*)
Traditional ()

1 DBL (2 Adults)

Alt: Renaissance Hollywood (4*) (Standard)
Alt: Best Western Carlyle Inn (3*) (Deluxe)

Day 4
Los Angeles
  • Breakfast (not included)
  • Optional Activities: Los Angeles
  • Lunch (not included)
  • Dinner (not included)
Sheraton Universal (4*)
Traditional ()

1 DBL (2 Adults)

Alt: Renaissance Hollywood (4*) (Standard)
Alt: Best Western Carlyle Inn (3*) (Deluxe)

Day 5
Las Vegas
  • Breakfast (not included)
  • Shared – Grand Canyon West Rim Deluxe (with Lunch) (10 hrs) – Luxury Jeep/Guide
  • Continuation of day tour
  • Dinner (not included)
MGM Grand Hotel & Casino (4*)
Deluxe ()

1 DBL (2 Adults)

Alt: Golden Nugget Hotel and Casino (3*) (South Tower Deluxe)

Day 6
Las Vegas
  • Breakfast (not included)
  • Optional Activities: Las Vegas
  • Lunch (not included)
  • Shared – 1/2 d Vegas Nights Helicopter Tour – Helicopter
  • Dinner (not included)
MGM Grand Hotel & Casino (4*)
Deluxe ()

1 DBL (2 Adults)

Alt: Golden Nugget Hotel and Casino (3*) (South Tower Deluxe)

Day 7
Las Vegas
  • Breakfast (not included)
  • Transfer – Airport – Expedition/Driver
Depart (Int’l Airport)
Alt: (None)

Day 1: Los Angeles

Take a private airport transfer in Los Angeles with a private vehicle and driver.

You will be provided with a pre-departure package which will include all necessary information that you will need for your trip including materials such as vouchers, maps, train tickets (if relevant) etc.

Enjoy time at leisure to explore at your own pace, or relax at your hotel.

Accommodation: Sheraton Universal (4*)

Located on the grounds of Universal Studios Hollywood and 9 miles from downtown Los Angeles, Sheraton Universal a 20-story hotel is 1 block from the Metro stop and 4 miles from Grauman’s Chinese Theatre. Sheraton Universal Hotel offers a large fitness center, an outdoor pool with spa tub, a casual restaurant, and complimentary guest tram service to Universal Studios Hollywood. Sheraton Universal’s 451 guestrooms have city views, premium cable channels, high-speed Internet access, and Sheraton’s signature Sweet Sleeper Beds with triple sheeting and down pillows.


Day 2: Los Angeles

Make your own way to Hollywood and Highland. Here you’ll meet up with your tour and visit all the famous (and infamous) landmarks in Hollywood and is a delight for anyone fascinated with Hollywood history! Take a journey to Hollywood’s most famous landmarks including Grauman’s Chinese Theatre (home of the famous hand and foot prints), Kodak Theatre (home of the Oscars) and the Walk of Fame! Find out how Hollywood got its unusual name and reveal the story behind the Hollywood Sign itself. You will also visit many other impressive landmarks you may have new about including El Capitan Theatre (Disney’s premiere theatre), Grauman’s Egyptian theatre (where the movie premiere was born), and the Roosevelt Hotel (birthplace of the Oscars).

Are you ready for a different kind of sightseeing tour? This is an excellent way to get to know the City of Angels. You will be guided by an architectural historian and guidebook author who knows her way around the city on a shared tour. Looking for something off the beaten path? See the exciting structures that make L.A. the dynamic city it is and see the REAL Los Angeles! You will see over 60 sites, including important homes by Frank Lloyd Wright, Lloyd Wright (the son), the Hollywood sign and Hollywoodland homes in the hills, French Chateaux, historic Hollywood Boulevard theaters and much more!

Accommodation: Sheraton Universal (4*)


Day 3: Los Angeles

The most interesting and popular sight in Venice Beach is the beach, but it’s not the surf and sand that take center stage here. It’s the lively sidewalk scene. Venice Beach is a place where you’ll find artists, palm readers and bikini-clad roller skaters mixing with chanting, saffron-clad Hare Krishnas and wriggling belly dancers. Points of Interest include; • Venice Boardwalk – It’s really more of a sidewalk than a “board” walk, but a walk down it is the best way to explore the waterfront scene. You’ll pass street performers, skaters, artists, gawkers and vendors selling all kinds of items from incense to sarongs. • Muscle Beach: This is the place where Arnold Schwarzenegger and hosts of other body-builders have “bulked up” in the outdoor weight room. If you’d like to have your day in the sun, you can buy a day pass at the office. • Venice Canals: A few blocks remain out of some 16 miles of manmade waterways that once graced Venice-of-America, founded in 1905 by local developer Abbot Kinney. You can walk along them in the area bordered by Washington, South Venice Blvd., Pacific Ave. and Ocean Ave.

Accommodation: Sheraton Universal (4*)


Day 4: Los Angeles

Explore L.A. on any of these optional tours: Discover the Farmer’s Market and West Third Street on the L.A. Food Tasting Walking Tour where you will enjoy food tastings from a diverse array of cuisines. The Car may be King in L.A., but the best way to discover the city like a local is by foot. There are a number of walking tours available, whether it’s the Behind The Scenes Hollywood Tour, Historic Downtown L.A., Cathedral of Our Lady of the Angels, or the Contemporary Downtown L.A., you will feel like you’ve really seen L.A.! Love architecture? Try the Architecture Tour of Hollywood or Architecture Tour of West Hollywood and Beverly Hills. Private tours are also available: the Getty Center and Rodeo Drive blends culture and glamour with a private tour of the Getty Center Museum and then shopping on Rodeo Drive, or try the Studio Tour and Santa Monica Shopping Tour, which includes a private movie studio tour and a shopping tour of Santa Monica! Please let your Sales Advisor know if you are interested in any of these options.

Accommodation: Sheraton Universal (4*)


Day 5: Las Vegas

After an early pick-up from your Las Vegas hotel, you will travel in comfort in a luxurious custom 10 passenger Tour Trekker with a professional guide to experience the extraordinary scenery of the Mojave Desert on your way to the West Rim of the Grand Canyon. Brief stops along the way allow for close-up views and photo opportunities at such places as: Historic Hoover Dam, Lake Mead, the desert community of Dolan Springs, the ruggedly beautiful Joshua Tree Forest and the magnificent Colorado River. Your journey culminates at the stunning West Rim of the Grand Canyon, home of the Hualapai Nation. You will enjoy breathtaking views of the Grand Canyon and Colorado River from Quartermaster Point, one of the most majestic and remote areas of the West Rim. From there, you can choose to take an optional 20 minute hike down to a secluded ledge where only a lucky few get to experience up-close views of this natural wonder. You will also have the opportunity to experience The Skywalk, a glass and steel walkway that extends 70 feet beyond the rim and nearly 4000 feet above the canyon floor! (Skywalk tickets can be purchased on site). After this extraordinary day, relax in comfort in your luxury vehicle as you head back to your hotel.

Accommodation: MGM Grand Hotel & Casino (4*)

The MGM Grand Hotel and Casino (4*) offers the maximum Vegas experience, with its award-winning restaurants, 170,000 square feet of gaming area, five outdoor pools, including a gently flowing river, private cabanas, cocktail service and a seasonal restaurant. The Grand Spa and Salon features a fitness center and full-service spa. The resort is also home to the Grand Garden Arena, where it hosts world-class concerts and headliners. There are also numerous bars and lounges, including Studio 54 and the ultra lounge, Tabu. The entertainment continues with La Femme and Cirque du Soleil’s “K” productions. The Lion Habitat showcases lions roaming in a jungle environment; guests can view the lions through a long see-through walkway. Diverse shopping can be found along the Studio Walk or in the lower level of the main lobby in the Star Lane Shops. The Monorail station at MGM Grand provides easy access to other Las Vegas hotels and attractions.


Day 6: Las Vegas

There is certainly not a lack of things to do in Las Vegas! For the nature lovers, there are a number of adventure tours available. See the Grand Canyon South Rim on our Grand Canyon VIP Adventure Tour available by helicopter, 4X4 jeep or a minibus. There are helicopter tours available on a private or a shared basis – from sunrise to sunset – two of the most spectacular times of the day to view the natural site. Alternatively, journey back 3000 years in time and discover the Great Anasasi “Lost City”. Experience authentic Pueblos, pottery, baskets, arrowheads, tools, mystical ancient Indian Petroglyphs and other priceless artefacts. From here, you will travel to the incredible Valley of Fire, which was once the spiritual center of this great Early American Civilization. The rock formations and Indian art will amaze you. You want to see more? If you are at all interested in engineering, you will appreciate Hoover Dam – Consider a day trip to Black Canyon on the Colorado River, where you will see Hoover Dam, the highest structure of its kind in the world. You will be taken to the Visitor Center where you will have a tour of the Dam, including the interior. You will have stunning views from the eastern edge of the canyon on the Arizona side of Lake Mead, the world’s largest man-made lake, and the Dam, from high above. We also have tours to Bryce Canyon and Zion National Park as well as Colorado River rafting trips. Please let your Sales Advisor know if you are interested in any of these options.

Enjoy the “City of Lights” from the best view possible…THE SKY! This is an amazing helicopter tour flying over the megaresorts of the Las Vegas Strip from the New York-New York skyline to the Bellagio fountains and the never-fading light of the Luxor pyramid. Prior to your departure from our Las Vegas terminal, you will be served champagne to toast your night flight as you experience breathtaking sights from inside the “limousine of the sky” – an ECO-Star helicopter. Please note transportation is not included to and from the point of departure.

Accommodation: MGM Grand Hotel & Casino (4*)


Day 7: Las Vegas

Meet your professional driver for an airport transfer in a luxury vehicle.

Accommodation: Depart (Int`l Airport) (standard)


What’s Included:
Guaranteed departure – Accommodation, Activities, Transfers, Meals, Fees where indicated as per the itinerary – Local and international traveler assistance during your tour – Specialised and personalised services
What’s not Included:
Tips – Laundry – Soft drinks and alcoholic beverages unless explicitly noted – Optional activities/extras – Visas (unless noted) – Vacation insurance
Trip Terms & Conditions
Your deposit is due immediately on booking (30% of program price, minimum $250). The balance is due 90 days prior to departure. We accept payment via credit card, certified check, wire transfer or money order.
Tour quotes do not include airfare to/from the trip start point unless noted on the itinerary
Cost increases in currency exchange, government fees, taxes, surcharges or hotel/lodge tariff increases between quote date and start date are payable by the client.
Availability cannot be guaranteed until booked. We will exercise best efforts to book hotels per the itinerary, however, in busy seasons and with client bookings made within 90 days of tour date we may be forced to offer substitutes.
Cancellations of confirmed bookings 90 days or more prior to departure will receive full refund minus a $350 administrative fee and any non-refundable paid fees (e.g. non-refundable airfare, cruise or hotel deposits). 60-89 days will be subject to loss of deposit. 30-59 days will be subject to loss of 50% of program price. 29 days or less will be subject to 100% of program price.
Payment of the program price constitutes your acceptance of the terms and conditions set out at http://www.horizon-co.com/terms-and-conditions
Living Standards and practices at destination may differ from those in North America with respect to provisions of utilities, services and accommodation.
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