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Self Drive USA: Southern California & the Great Outdoors

9 day/8 night self drive from $1545 per person share twin
Flights are additional
 

9 day/8 night self drive from
$1545
per person share twinFlights are additional

Southern California & the Great Outdoors

After taking a few days to explore hip and happening Los Angeles, hit the road to explore the great outdoors, taking in some of the state’s iconic natural wonders.

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Deal includes
• 8 nights accommodation
• 9 day immediate size Hertz rental car hire 
Flights are additional

EXCLUDES:
tolls, fuel, one way rental car fees (if applicable), national park entrance fee.

9 days/8 nights

From $1585 per person share twin
Travel: 01-12 May 18
From $1639 per person share twin
Travel: 15-26 May 18
From $​1545 per person share twin
Travel: 01-15 Jun 18
From $​1635 per person share twin
Travel: 16-30 Jun 18
From $1739 per person share twin
Travel: 01 Jul-15 Aug 18
From $​1675 per person share twin
Travel: 16 Aug-15 Sep 18
From $​1645 per person share twin
Travel: 01-31 Oct 18

Tour Highlights
• Visit the USS Midway in San Diego, the longest serving aircraft carrier of the 20th century
• The mid-century modern architecture in Palm Springs
• Pick a clear morning to visit Keys View in the Joshua Tree National Park for a sweeping panorama
• Even if you’re not a skier, you can take advantage of Mammoth Mountain’s gondola, which climbs to the mountain’s summit for jaw-dropper views of surrounding high-altitude peaks
• Yosemite’s waterfalls are a must see - in the list of the world’s 20 tallest waterfalls, Yosemite Valley scores three spots for Yosemite Falls, Sentinel Falls, and Ribbon Falls

Suggested itinerary
Day 1: Los Angeles – San Diego (215km)

Take the coastal road passing through Newport Beach and Laguna Beach on your way south to San Diego.

Day 2: San Diego

Explore this picturesque, waterfront city with a relaxed resort town vibe.

Day 3: San Diego - Anza-Borrego Desert State Park - Palm Springs (275km)
Anza-Borrego Desert State Park is home to more than 600,000 acres of badlands, palm oases, slot canyons, and cactus-studded hills. Start at the visitor’s centre by Borrego Springs.

Day 4: Palm Springs
Sitting in the middle of the desert with Native American heritage and stunning mid-century modern architecture makes Palm Springs really unique.

Day 5: Palm Springs – Joshua Tree National Park – Death Valley (459km)
Check out the amazing desert flora, boulders, rugged mountains, gold mining ruins and wacky trees at Joshua Tree. Next is Death Valley with massive sand dunes, below-sea-level salt flats and colourful sandstone canyons.

Day 6: Death Valley – Mammoth Lakes (330km)

Pass through friendly desert towns like Lone Pine and Independence on your way to Mammoth Lakes. Surrounded by some of the highest peaks in the west this is a mecca for outdoor enthusiasts.

Day 7: Mammoth Lakes – Yosemite National Park

Travel over Tioga Pass to Yosemite National Park. A land of granite crags, alpine meadows and endless scenery. Note: this route is typically closed from November through early May, check road conditions!

Day 8: Yosemite National Park

Yosemite Valley, is the park’s hub where shuttle buses can take you to all the key sites.

Day 9: Yosemite National Park – San Francisco (317km)

Make your way to San Francisco where you will need some time to take in this vibrant city.


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Terms and Conditions

Sale ends 30 Mar 18 • Prices are correct as at 30 Nov 17 • Prices are thereafter subject to change without notice until time of confirmation. Prices may vary due to a number of factors including tax and surcharge increases, exchange rate movements and availability • Prices are per person in NZ dollars for cash or cheque purchase only • Full payment is required no later than 4.59 pm 30 Mar 18 • Bedding configurations may vary on twin share option • Accommodation is subject to availability • Valid for travel commenced and completed as specified • Some surcharges and closeouts may apply • Group prices are not applicable on these packages • Amendment and cancellation fees apply – please ask your House of Travel consultant • Airfares are not included and are an additional cost • Hertz rental car is inclusive of Loss Damage Waiver (LDW), Liability Insurance Supplement (LIS), taxes, local surcharges, airport fees, unlimited mileage and Vehicle Licence fee (VLF). Accommodation is based on Standard Grade Accommodation - Please ask us about the Upgraded Accommodation Program • Please ask your House of Travel consultant for full details.

HOT Code: FLYSCO301117

Sale Period

Until 30 Mar 18

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