Wings National Wonders

Wings National Wonders. 15 days/14 nights. Start: Los Angeles - End: San Francisco. Also possible in the opposite direction.

  • Day 01: Los Angeles - Arrival, pickup rentalcar, hotel checkin, rest of day free at leisure
  • Day 02: Los Angeles - Universal Studios
  • Day 03: Los Angeles - Las Vegas
  • Day 04: Las Vegas - Grand Canyon
  • Day 05: Grand Canyon - Kayenta
  • Day 06: Kayenta - Moab
  • Day 07: Moab - Arches and Canyonlands national parks
  • Day 08: Moab - Bryce Canyon
  • Day 09: Bryce Canyon - Zion/St. George
  • Day 10: St. George - Death Valley
  • Day 11: Death Valley - Mammoth Lakes
  • Day 12: Mammoth Lakes - Yosemite National Park
  • Day 13: Yosemite National Park - San Francisico
  • Day 14: San Francisco
  • Day 15: Departure San Francisco
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day 1

Los Angeles - Arrival, pickup rentalcar, hotel checkin, rest of day free at leisure

1 Day

35 km

At arrival, pick up the rental car and check in at the hotel. Free time and lodging.

 

day 2

Los Angeles - Universal Studios

1 Day

30 km

Experience the magic of the film industry today during your visit to Universal Studios. Enjoy the stunt shows, experience the interaction at Earthquake, Back to the Future of King Kong, walk in famous movie streets, and for a drink and something tasty you can go to 'Universal City Walk' a nice street full of shops, restaurants, cinemas and much more. Tonight you can walk along Hollywood Boulevard, the famous street with the Grauman's Chinese Theatre and where you can admire many hand and footprints of celebrities of the film in the pavement.

day 3

Los Angeles - Las Vegas

1 Day

440 km

You leave the coast behind and travel via the San Barnardino Mountains to Barstow. Just a littel further, you can visit the ghost town of Calico. Afterwards through the Mojave Desert to Las Vegas, the city that never sleeps. 

 

day 4

Las Vegas - Grand Canyon

1 Day

480 km

Rise up early and start with a visit to the world famous Hoover Dam. Further via Lake Mead to the impressive Grand Canyon. You might even be on time to see the breathtaking sunset. Lodgings in one of the hotels near the park. 

 

day 5

Grand Canyon - Kayenta

1 Day

310 km

In the morning, you can visit the most important view point of the Grand Canyon. A helicopter tour can be made (optional). Next via Desert View, throught the Navajo Indian Reservation to Kayenta, the entrance te Monument Valley. 

 

day 6

Kayenta - Moab

1 Day

280 km

In Monument Valley, you will recognize several decors of famous Wild West movies. In the afternoon, you travel to the Valley of the Gods, Church Rock and to Needles Overlook, before arriving in Moab. 

Two absolute top park on the menu today: Arches National Park, with its wonderful constructions of bridges and the impressive Canyonlands National Park with its meanders of the famous Colorado River. Jeep tours and raft trips turn it in a real adventure. 

day 7

Moab - Arches and Canyonlands national parks

1 Day

30 km

The entrance gate to the Canyonlands National Park and Arches National Park. Discover the meanders of the Colorado River, Dead Horse Point and the fantastic rock formations en stone triumph arches in Arches National Park. Jeeptours en raft trips can not be missed! 

day 8

Moab - Bryce Canyon

1 Day

425 km

A long, but adventurous trip through the Capitol Reef and the Escalante Canyons. Bryce Canyon National Park is one of the most beautiful and colorfull canyons in America.

 

day 9

Bryce Canyon - Zion/St. George

1 Day

210 km

In the morning, a long walk and visit of Bryce Canyon. Afterwards, you travel via Mount Carmel Junction through the quiet and green Zion National Park te end the day in a little Mormon town, St. George.

 

day 10

St. George - Death Valley

1 Day

400 km

You follow Hwy. 15 back to Las Vegas and make a stop at the Valley of Fire and Lake Mead. Via several dry and abandonned Indian villages, you reach Death Valley, the hot heart of California. 

 

day 11

Death Valley - Mammoth Lakes

1 Day

375 km

From the dry desert landscape, you travel to a bright green of the mountain village Mammoth Lakes. The cable ways and chalets tells you about a blooming winter and summer activity. 

 

day 12

Mammoth Lakes - Yosemite National Park

1 Day

210 km

Across the Tioga Pass at a height of more than 3000 meters and on the other side of the mountainds, you find a wonderful park with impressive water falls, breathtaking panoramas and beautiful hiking paths. Fully enjoy the quiet and nature. (Alternative route if the pass is closed).

 

day 13

Yosemite National Park - San Francisico

1 Day

305 km

In the morning, you can visit the park for the last time and leave it via Big Oak and Oakdale to San Francisico. In the afternoon, you can discover the interesting city for the first time. Using cable cars is an excellent way to do so. 

Time to discover the city. Not to miss: Chinatown, Fisherman's Wharf, the Golden Gate Bridge, the Japanese Teagarden, Union Square, the many and big shopping malls, a boat trip to Alcatraz or Sausolito or just wandering around in the ethic boroughs of the city. 

 

day 14

San Francisco

1 Day

Time for an extended visit. Not to miss: Chinatown, Fisherman's Wharf, the Golden Gate Bridge, the Japanese Teagarden, Union Square, many big shopping centers, a boat trip to Alcatraz or Sausolito or just walk around the several different ethnic areas. 

 

day 15

Departure San Francisco

1 Day

End of this trip, drop off the rental car before leaving and individual prolongation possible, with supplement.

 

Tourist class hotels (0USST013)
is available starting at 2714 EUR

Prices apply for all departures in the date range. Departure is possible every day.

Rooms 01.05.22 - 30.06.22 01.07.22 - 17.08.22 18.08.22 - 31.10.22 01.11.22 - 31.12.22
2X DOUBLE ROOMS + 1 RENTALCAR (K2X2D) 2830 2977 2830 2574
DOUBLE ROOM 1 BED (K21) 2990 3142 2990 2714
QUADRUPLE ROOM 2 BEDS (K42) 1695 1779 1695 1535
TRIPLE ROOM 2 BEDS (K32) 2113 2217 2113 1914
SINGLE ROOM (K11) 5813 6123 5813 5275
per child in parents room 2 - 11 (DACHD12) 26 26 26 26
per childr in parents room 12 - 17 (DACHD18) 397 397 397 397
Alamo Suppl. Gold - per car (DALGOLD) 120 120 120 120

Superior hotels (0USSU013)
is available starting at 2590 EUR

Prices apply for all departures in the date range. Departure is possible every day.

Rooms 01.05.22 - 30.06.22 01.07.22 - 17.08.22 18.08.22 - 31.10.22 01.11.22 - 03.11.22
2X DOUBLE ROOMS + 1 RENTALCAR (K2X2D) 3358 3437 3358 2405
DOUBLE ROOM 1 BED (K21) 3555 3704 3555 2590
QUADRUPLE ROOM 2 BEDS (K42) 2001 2079 2001 1510
TRIPLE ROOM 2 BEDS (K32) 2534 2635 2534 1891
SINGLE ROOM (K11) 7065 7364 7065 5156
per child in parents room 2 - 11 (DACHD12) 115 115 115 115
Alamo Suppl. Gold - per car (DALGOLD) 182 182 182 182
per childr in parents room 12 - 17 (DACHD18) 462 462 462 462

Included

  • Hotelaccomodation based on lodging + local sales taxes, as per itinerary and as per chosen hotel category.
  • Car rental with GPS, adapted to the number of persons in the car, one driver.  Extra drivers and/or underage drivers can be added with supplement.
    • Single: Economy except if the car is brought back to another city than the one it started from, than Compact.
    • Double/Twin: Compact
    • Triple: Intermediate
    • Quadruple and 2x double rooms: Fullsize.
  • Any other car rental category can be provided with the appropriate price adjustment.
  • Only for selfdrives booked as published: roadbook with description of day by day itinerary. (Only available in Dutch and French)
  • Local roadmap of the State or Province (Canda), or a road atlas if the trip brings you through different states.

Not Included

All services NOT mentioned such as: 

  • International passport and charges for ESTA = USA and or ETA = Canada.
  • Airline tickets, airport taxes, fuel surcharge, security fee, and more.
  • Meals at the hotels except if confirmed differently at time of confirmation.
  • Resort fees, Urban fees, Facility fees and other fees charged by some hotels and to be paid locally.
  • Eventual cost for a (new) Belgian - European drivers licence, if the current one does not state "Drivers Licence" in English.
  • Warrant/Security Deposit/Guarantee cost for rental cars, motorhomes, motorbikes, hotels and more.
  • Fuel for the vehicles and parking costs. 
  • Charges for tollroads en toll bridges
  • Insurances (cancellation insurance, travel and assistance insurance, luggage insurance, etc).
  • Admissions to the national parks, to attractions, extra excursions, etc.
  • All personal expenses (Food & Drinks), souvenirs and more. 

Good To Know

FLIGHTS:

Wings ‘n Wheels is offering a large choice of European and American carriers which operates daily flights to and from the USA and Canada, starting from Brussels and as well as from the main airports in neighboring countries.

International and eventual domestic flights are not included. Airlines work with flexible prices and availability does change quickly. Use the contact form below and send it to your travel agent (enter your postal code or city name or the name of your travel agency) and indicate accurately your travel dates (departure and return) together with the surname (family name), first name and date of birth of each traveler and Wings ‘n Wheels will search for the best deals, considering itinerary and pricing.

A-LA-CARTE   -  TAILOR MADE:

All self-drive itineraries can be amended and tailormade “ à la carte” to your wishes.

CARRENTAL - DRIVERS LICENCE:

It is mandatory to present a NATIONAL driving licence with on the front side "Driving Licence". An international drivers licence is a translation only and not a valid document to rent a vehicle.