West Coast USA Geography and Earth Sciences

Tour Information

Take your students on a once in a lifetime educational experience. You’ll discover the contrasts between the fun,

multi-cultural city of San Fransico and the surreal, neon lit skyline of Las Vegas and much, much more!


Day Itinerary
1Flight to San Francisco. Transfer to hotel. Free time to explore the city
2Guided tour of San Francisco including Union Square – China Town – the Golden Gate Bridge and Fisherman’s Wharf. Transfer to Oakhurst Hotel. Overnight in Oakhurst
3Full day in Yosemite National Park – including the Mirror Lake – El Captain and the Granite domes. Overnight in Bakersfield
4Transfer to Las Vegas. Tour of city & visit to the Hoover Dam. Overnight in Las Vegas
5Full day visit to Grand Canyon National Park inc. Visitor centre and walk along the Rim Trail. Overnight in Kingman
6Transfer to LA. Guided city tour of LA. Overnight in LA
7Visit to Universal Studios Theme Park. Transfer to airport for overnight flight to UK
8Arrive back in UK

What's Included

  • Return scheduled flights
  • Accommodation on a B&B basis
  • Multi-bedded rooms for students
  • Single/twin rooms for leaders
  • Free itinerary planning and visits booking service
  • Comprehensive travel pack
  • 1:15 leader place ratio


Our accommodations are hand-picked, with safety, comfort and service in mind. We’ll provide accommodation solutions to meet your budget and location preference.

We undertake health and safety checks on our accommodations, so you can book your tour with confidence and help meet you own due diligence.

Remember to Visit

Subject Related Visits + -

  • 1,200 square miles of glaciers, waterfalls, valleys, cliffs and many more natural beauties the Yosemite National Park is an incredibly diverse region- you never know what you might find!

  • Constructed during the great depression of the early 1930s, the hoover dam has become an icon. Sandwiched between two jaw-dropping canyons, the sight of the dam really is something to behold.

  • Justifiably one of the Seven Natural Wonders of the World, the Grand Canyon is famous for the unique and breath-taking views people travel from far and wide to witness for themselves. Without a doubt, this is a must see!!

  • San Francisco is famous for its architecture, culture, rolling hills and many landmarks such as the Golden Gate Bridge, Alcatraz and Cable cars. Los Angeles is a bustling and highly influential world leader of business, entertainment and culture. Both these cities have so much to see and do that a guided tour is essential to see it all!

General Visits + -

  • Home to the Rich and Famous, take a trip to this high-end shopping paradise where you are bound to bump into stars galore!

  • Tours begin at the wonderful VIP Tour Center with a special introductory film to the world of Warner Bros. Groups of 12 load onto electric carts that take guests onto the studio lot for an exclusive tour through one of Hollywood’s most famous motion picture and television studios.

  • The Getty Center in Los Angeles presents the Getty’s collection of Western art from the Middle Ages to the present against a backdrop of dramatic architecture, tranquil gardens, and breathtaking views.

  • Walk among the stars quite literally, along this stretch of pavement dedicated the Hollywood greats.

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