1st DAY July 3rd, 2010 Flight from Milan (LIN)- to Los Angeles (LAX) 06:50 am Milan (LIN)-08:55 am Amsterdam Alitalia Express KL3624 13:25 Amsterdam- 15:20 Minneapolis Delta Air Lines KL6047 17:00 Minneapolis- 18:59 Los Angeles (LAX) Delta Air Lines KL4662 Fare: € 543 Arrive at the Super 8 Motel in Anaheim by a free shuttle service(34 min) provided by the Motel where we are going to stay for 4 nights. Dinner in one of the ten restaurants along the 915 Street Disneyland Drive and free evening. Super8Super8Super8Super8 Super 8 Anaheim/Disneyland/Drive 915 S. Disneyland Drive I-5 Exit Ball Road Anaheim, CA 92802-1842 US Room rate: € 198
2nd DAY July 4th, 2010 Continental brakfast in Motel. At 8.40am we take a private bus in front of the Motel and we start our organized tour of Los Angeles where we can see the most important attractions such as: HOLLYWOOD SIGN : see the 9 white letters spelling out a city’s name that are one of the world’s most evocative symbols, a universal metaphor for ambition, success and glamour. MANN’S CHINESE THEATRE : It is the most famous theatre in the world; here we can see the footprints and handprints of all the Hollywood celebrities of our movie legends. KODAK THEATRE : Crown jewel of Hollywood and, since 2002 home of the Oscars ! This year the winners are: Best animation film : “Up” Best actress: Sandra Bullock Best film: “Hurt Locker” T O U R o f L O S ANGELES
WALT DISNEY CONCERT HALL : Home of the Los Angeles Philharmonic. BEVERLY HILLS : Home of countless Hollywood celebrities, corporate executives and numerous other wealthy individuals and families. SUNSET STRIP : It’s also known for its trademark array of huge, colorful billboards and has developed a notoriety as a hang out for rock stars, movie stars and entertainers. FARMER’S MARKET : Famous for its unique shopping and eateries where you can stop and eat at lunch. OLVERA STREET: Los Angeles was born here in 1781. CHINA TOWN : Where East meets West. WALK OF FAME: View over 2000 stars featuring the names of human celebrities and fictional characters since 1927 up to the last of Andrea Bocelli and Winnie Pooh. MELROSE AVENUE : We can see the most internationally recognized fashion houses, such as Marc Jacobs, Sergio Rossi, Paul Smith, Diesel and the famous landmark Paramount Pictures.
MUSIC CENTRE: See three theatres, water fountains, plazas and more. CIVIC CENTRE: One of the largest government centres in the country. LITTLE TOKYO: The only one of its kind. MARINA DEL REY: The world’s largest man-made small boat harbor. WESTWOOD VILLAGE: Home of the Fox Tower and the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA). FISHERMAN’S VILLAGE: Discover the unique shops and restaurants along the waterfront. At 6.30 pm we return to the Motel. Dinner and free evening.
3rd DAY July 5th, 2010 Continental breakfast in Motel. A day in Orange County, where we could play volleyball, sunbathe, swim or walk along the beachfront. Dinner in a fast food or restaurant and free evening. It takes 1.20 min by 2 buses by the OCTA public transport and some walking. One of the most popular leisure activities we offer our visitors includes our 24 miles of beautiful beaches that offer surfing, body boarding, hiking, tidepools, scuba diving, shopping and dining. Orange County is home of several world famous theme parks such as Disneyland and Knott's Berry farm. We are also home to such attractions as the Movieland Wax Museum. The Center is also a popular venue for rock concerts, ice shows, and the John Wooden basketball tournament. Orange County also provides an amazing number of places to visit. If your interests include visiting museums, you can visit the Old Courthouse Museum in the Old Orange County Courthouse; you can also play golf, attend a play, a ballet, going to the opera or listen to a symphony. You can also see Newport Beach, the famous city where the TV series OC takes place.
4th DAY July 6th, 2010 Continental breakfast in Motel. Transfer at 9.00 am from Anaheim to Beverly Hills by a rent car as there are no available coaches. Beverly Hills is the hometown of many Hollywood stars. It is easy to meet several celebrities in entertainment venues, such as Rodeo Drive or the famous Walk of Style where we can find beautiful and popular boutiques with prestigious designer stuff. This part is called Golden Triangle and it is known to be the most expensive in the world. You can find lots of restaurants too, where you can eat for lunch. Return to the Motel at about 10.00 pm, dinner and free evening.
July 7, 2010 Departure from Los Angeles by Greyhound coach at 8.00 am and arrival in Anaheim at 8.50 am. Stop at the motel BW Anaheim Hills for unloading luggage and breakfast. In the morning and much of the afternoon we will visit the Gardenwalk,which is an oasis of outdoor shopping and entertainment in the heart of Orange County. Here you can have lunch in many restaurants. In the late afternoon visit to Rio Vista Park. Free dinner and evening, return to the motel and overnight.
July 8, 2010 Breakfast in the motel. We’ll use the subway to go to Disneyland resort, The day will be entirely dedicated to a free tour of the attractions the park offers. You can stay at Disney’s Paradise Pier Hotel inside the park. Dinner at the hotel and in the evening you can watch the Fantasmic show, theater in the park. Return to hotel for overnight.
July 9, 2010 Breakfast at the hotel. During the morning you have to opportunity to go to Disney’s California Adventure Park, an area of the park with attractions devoted entirely to adventure. Before lunch (visit the attraction will be possbile) you can visit following attractions: Captain Eo starring Michael Jackson, Enjoy the music of Michael Jackson, combined with the visual effects magic of some of Hollywood's best, as Captain EO returns to Disneyland® Park. The 17 minute interactive film stars Michael Jackson as Captain EO on his quest to change the world. Lunch will be in one of the many restaurants inside the park. In the afternoon you can join the street dancing along the Parade Route, rocking to some of the best party tunes of all time. Return to the hotel for dinner. Overnight.
July 10, 2010 Greyhound bus departure at 7.15 am from Anaheim to Las Vegas.
Fares: Travelling from Los Angeles to Anaheim: Total $ 26 = 19€ Trip from Anaheim to Las Vegas: Total $ 128 = 94€ Anaheim Motel: Total $ 288 = 211€ Entrance ticket to Disneyland: Total $ 604 = 442€ Entrance ticket to Disneyland for one day: $ 97 = 71€ Total trip: $ 1.046 = 769€ Pax: $ 262 = 191€
LAS VEGAS Arrival in the late evening. Overnight stay at: MOTEL TROPICANA (From 12th to 15th July 2010 – 3 nights) July 11, 2010
July 12, 2010 Your Colorado River rafting adventure will begin at the base of the Hoover Dam. You can relax and admire the view while the guide takes you on a slow float through the typical wildlife habitat so that you can admire the scenic desert. Your downhill in rafting takes you to Arizona where you will return to Las Vegas by bus. During the journey, you will cross the Hoover Dam. Departure: at 8.30 from Motel Tropicana Duration: 7 hours
Sip champagne as you prepare for a magnificent helicopter flight onboard a comfortable 6-passenger luxury jet helicopter over neon Las Vegas at night! Highlights: Spectacular aerial views of Luxor, MGM, Caesars Palace, Venetian, Paris, Bellagio, Treasure Island & Mirage hotels Fly by the illuminated Stratosphere Tower A breath-taking way to see Las Vegas for the whole family and romantic people PLEASE REMEMBER THE $5.00 PER PERSON FUEL SURCHARGE, DUE ON THE DAY OF THE TOUR July 12, 2010
July 13, 2010 Las Vegas is the world capital of Casinos, but above all the only one that celebrates a lot of marriages. Getting married in Las Vegas is fun! The first thing to do is to choose the Chapel where in 10 minutes you can celebrate a ceremony, exchange the rings, give some flowers, take photos, all surrounded by music. Once married, you will get in the car and you will cover the romantic tunnel with angels’ images and poetic slogans!
Spend one night at one ore more fabulous casinos and transgressive night clubs for gambling and admiring a show with beautiful girls. Choose among: Casinos MGM Caesars Palace Bellagio Luxor Venetian Resort The Mirage Night clubs Krave night club Pure night club Playboy night club Lax night club Haze night club Tryst night club July 13, 2010
Hire a fabulous Harley Davidson to leave Las Vegas and venture into the beautiful Grand Canyon! Touring model Driver plus passenger Motor 1449 cc 1-6 days July 14, 2010 - morning
July 15, 2010-Sedona HOTEL: Name : Kokopelli Inn Location : In the centre of Sedona Rates : 2 double rooms $ 30 per person per night In the afternoon, if you wish you can visit some points of interest: * Sedona Golf Resort (1.5 km) * Bell Rock (2.1 km) To some it looks like a church bell. To others it is a kaleidoscope of red and pink and orange, layered one by one out of the sandstone. Others still are mesmerized by the profile of a face staring up at the sky, like a sleeping woman waiting for some unseen touch. However, you envision the beautiful Bell Rock and the landscape will not disappoint you. Located off the Flat Loop Trail that encircles nearby Courthouse Butte, Bell Rock is by far one of the most interesting of the Sedona “red rocks”. * Cathedral Rock (5 km) is one of four rock formations in Sedona, believed by New Age adherents to contain a power vortex. Dinner at “Brooklyn Connection Ink” in Sedona, where you can taste some traditional American dishes and listen to some country live music.(1,5 km) Overnight stay in the hotel.
July 16, 2010 - Sedona – Grand Canyon National Park-(161 km) Springdale(120 km) In the morning, breakfast in “Kokopelli Inn” (From 7 to 9). Check out at the hotel. excursion to the Grand Canyon National Park by motorbike. The Grand Canyon National Park is one of the United States’ oldest national parks and is located in Arizona. Within the park, lies the Grand Canyon, a rift of the Colorado River, considered to be one of the major natural wonders of the world. In the park you can do a lot of different activities: -Colorado River Talk Enjoy the grandeur and power of the Colorado River as you explore and discuss the rivers’ role in Grand Canyon. Program may include a short walk on a paved path (30 – 45 minutes) -Fossil Walk : Walk among brachiopods, sponges, and other marine creatures that lived on this part of the continent 270 million years ago, before the age of the dinosaur. (1 hour) -Nature Walk or Talk, Learn more about the complexity and diversity of nature with a short hike along the rim. (45–60 minutes ) FARES: the fee for an individual entering on foot, by bicycle or motorcycle, is 9€ per person Lunch is not included in the package tour, so you will have to eat in a restaurant in the park. After the visit of the National Park,departure for Springdale by motorbike (the motorbike rental price is included in the price of the package); the journey takes about two hours. Check in at the Grand Canyon Ranch Motel, in Springdale. The Grand Canyon Ranch Motel is located just ½ mile from the Zion National Park entrance. Free dinner. HOTEL: Name : Grand Canyon Ranch Motel Location : Springdale, Utah Rates : double room €43 per person, per night - overnight stay at the hotel.
July 17, 2010- Springdale - Zion National Park (12 km) Breakfast at hotel (from 7 to 10) and excursion to the Zion National Park by motorbike. In the park there are many activities on your choice: (20-30 minutes) * Water, Rocks, and Time (Uncover the geologic story behind the striking scenery) * Pioneer Glimpses (Unravel the history and lifestyle of Zion’s early residents) * Hiking the Kayenta (Hike along a trail with spectacular views and discover Zion’s unique natural and cultural history) * Ride with a Ranger (travel along Zion Canyon Scenic Drive with a ranger by shuttle bus) Rates: € 18 per vehicle lunch in the Red Rock Grill, set in the park (average cost € 12) where you can see some of the most interesting natural attractions of the park, such as amazing arches and Scomp Blocks. If you wish, you can visit Zion Human History Museum (Exhibits show how humans have influenced and been influenced by Zion. Orientation film and books.) Inside and outside Zion National Park you may enjoy horse-riding along scenic trails and / or to scenic overlooks. Horseback riding in this area takes you back to the times of the old west when many were discovering this region for the first time. Back to the Motel for the check-out and departure for… by motorbike.
Distance: Grand Canyon National Park- Springdale (120,4 km)
AVERAGE COST PER PERSON : € 112 (siamo sicuri? Ricontrollare prezzi con le slide) THE PRICE INCLUDES: - ACCOMMODATION (H/b) IN SEDONA AND IN SPRINGDALE; - MOTORBIKE HIRE - PARK ENTRANCES - ALL THE EXCURSIONS IN THE PARKS
JULY 17, 2010 - Bryce Canyon Arrive in Bryce Canyon from Virginia (why??) by coach at 1.00p.m. Visit of “Statuary in the Queen’s Garden”. These formations display a remarkable color range, depending upon time of day. Visit the magnificent monoliths of Thor’s. See beatuiful Canyon’s flora and critters. Arrive at Bryce Canyon Resort (13500 East highway 12, Bryce, Utah United States) Free dinner.
BRYCE CANYON Bryce Canyon National Park is a geologic wonderland. Weathering and erosion have produced here what is probabily the Earth’s most famous example of pinnacled badlands.
July 18, 2010 - Bryce Canyon In the morning visit of the High Plateau, a land of verdant forests and meadows. In the afternoon visit of the Navajo Loop Trail. It’s a one-two hour hike below the plateau rim into the main amphitheater of the park. Return to hotel before dinner.
July 19, 2010 - Los Angeles Leave Bryce Canyon Resort at 9 a.m. by coach and arrive at Los Angeles at 6 p.m. Accommodation and check-in in Super 8 Anaheim / Disneyland Drive (915 8. Disneyland Drive, l-5 exit Ball road, Anaheim, CA 92802-1842 US). Free dinner.
July 20, 2010 - San Francisco Leave the hotel after breakfast at 8 a.m. Arrive in San Francisco at 3 p.m. by bus Accommodation in Aida Plaza Hotel (1087 Market St, Civic Center, San Francisco CA). When you arrive in the hotel you will be given a city map with all the attractions signed on it, for a better view of the city. In the afternoon you can visit the Fantastic museum of Ripley’s Believe It Or Not, with incredible things, like people with mutations and animals with 2 heads… things never seen before. Visit its website: http://sanfrancisco.ripleys.com/ http://sanfrancisco.ripleys.com/
July 21, 2010 - San Francisco The hotel will give you a City Pass included in the price and by using the cable car you can visit: 1.the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art 2.Blue&Gold fleet bay cruise, a 1 hour sail along the city’s waterfront 3.The Exploratorium (www.exploratorium.edu)www.exploratorium.edu 4.California Palace of the Legion of Honor, a museum with art from different parts of the world 5.California Academy of Science (www.calacademy.org), with its Steinhart Aquarium which contains more than 900 species and Asian Art Museum.www.calacademy.org The cable car stops at every attraction. Return to hotel before dinner.
July 22, 2010 - San Francisco Leave hotel at 9 a.m. after breakfast and go to the mole by bus and take the ferry. Visit of Alcatraz and Angel Island,a 6 hour tour. In the evening return to Alcatraz. You will get the real feeling of Isolation on Alcatraz. Audio tour with ghosts stories of Alcatraz prisoners. Wear warm clothing. Highly recommended!
July 23, 2010 - San Francisco A person from a car renting company will deliver an electric car at your hotel. It’s a 4 seated car with an autonomy of 300km. Free Day: you can go shopping, rest on the beach or visit some of the attractions signed on your map that you haven’t visited yet. Dinner at Franciscan Crab Restaurant, a very popular restaurant to celebrate your last day in the USA.
July 24, 2010 - San Francisco Flight timetable 08:25am San Francisco- 2.01pm Minneapolis Delta Air Lines KL4998 3:25pm Minneapolis- 6:35pm Amsterdam Delta Air Lines KL6058 7:55pm Amsterdam- 09:40am Milan (LIN) KLM KL1619 Rate: € 431
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Quotation: price p/p in € (completare i calcoli) Bryce Canyon Entrance Fee: = 25 Bryce Canyon Resort in HB: 129 € for 2 nights x 2 double rooms = Super Anaheim Los Angeles in HB: 42 € for one night 4 bedded room = Visit of Ripley’s Museum: = 1.50 Aida Plaza Hotel in HB: 160 € for 4 nights x 2 double rooms = City Pass = 30 Tour of Alcatraz & Angel Island: = 35 Car Rent for 1 day = 120 Return Flight: = 416