California Sierra Nevada Tour

California Adventure Travel, a Tour of CA Highlights

Explore desert sands, mountain vistas and the magnificent Pacific coast on this California small group tour.


On these California adventure travel tours, head through Yosemite National Park, walk among ancient Giant Sequoia trees, and view striking granite cliffs and towering waterfalls. Tour Death Valley National Park, then climb into the Sierra Nevada mountains to the base of the tallest mountain in the continental United States.  Step into the rugged landscapes of hundreds American Western films at the Alabama Hills and Lone Pine, California. Find you way back down to the beach, visiting vibrant California coastal cities like Monterey, Santa Cruz and San Francisco.

From Las Vegas across the Sierra Nevada Mountains to the San Francisco Bay, explore unique environments and local culture on these California adventure tours. Travel across desert landscapes, through glacier carved peaks to the Pacific Ocean, exploring some of the best know attractions, and favorite secrets of the region. Visit an other-worldly ancient lake in the in the Eastern Sierras, and meet wonderful sea life at the Monterey Bay Aquarium. Wander through a ghost town abandoned in the wake of the California gold rush, and view the historic Spanish Missions. These small group tours allow us to show you the places our guides know and love, and  include and the warm hospitality of small towns and excellent local accommodations.

Granate domes and reflection in Yosemite National Park

Yosemite National Park

Sand dunes in death valley national aprk

Death Valley National Park


Nevada Falls in Yosemite National Park

Mission at San Juan Bautista

beach grass and natural rock bridge

California’s coast


Top Attractions on our tours of CA

  • Visit spectacular Yosemite National Park
  • Contemplate the rugged desert landscape of Death Valley National Park
  • Explore a ghost town at Bodie State park, an echo of California’s Gold Rush
  • Tour Spanish Missions at San Juan Bautista, and Carmel
  • Enjoy the beaches of Monterey and Santa Cruz
  • Visit iconic San Francisco and Las Vegas




Route Map: California Sierra Nevada Tour
Route Map from Las Vegas to San Francisco

Route Map: California Sierra Nevada

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Itinerary 8 Days / 7 Nights

Rates and Dates for the California Sierra Nevada Tour

Las Vegas – San Francisco – Death Valley, Yosemite National Parks -Monterey, California Coast

Sat, Oct. 14 – Sat, Oct. 21, 2023
Sat, June 22 – Sat, June 29, 2024
Sat, Aug. 31 – Sat, Sept. 7, 2024
Sat, Oct. 12 – Sat, Oct. 19, 2024

Contact us if you are interested in a custom version of this tour.

Price: 8 days, 7 nights

US$ 2720 person in double occupancy
add $740 for single room upcharge

Interested in the California Sierra Nevada Tour? Please contact us! We are happy to answer questions.

Small Group California Adventure Travel Schedule

This detailed schedule provides more information about the each location we visit from Las Vegas to San Francisco across some of California’s most spectacular National Parks. We describe the main attractions, as well as smaller features of particular interest which you may not have heard of. With information about parks, monuments and cities, you will know what to expect and prepare for on the tour.

Our Accommodations

hotel room

Guest room at the Cow Hollow Inn in San Francisco

pool at Alexis resort, Las Vegas

Pool at Alexis Resort, Las Vegas

Travel Dream West has carefully chosen hotels and lodges for their charm, uniqueness and great service.  Accommodations are in two and three star hotels.  There are also some hotels chosen for their unique historical importance or cultural significance.  On these small group tours, we begin our journey  in Las Vegas, and end in San Francisco.  For your enjoyment it is recommended that you arrive at least a day early in the arrival city and stay an extra day at the end in the departure city.  This will give you an opportunity to explore the cities further on your own.  If you need any help arranging accommodations or sightseeing activities please contact us.   We are happy to help you.

tree and coastline

Lonely Cypress near Monterey, California

The California Sierra Nevada Tour offers many wonderful photography opportunities. From the Wild West landscape of the Alabama Hills,  to the Yosemite National Park’s famous waterfalls, to California’s beautiful coastline, the variety of stunning landscapes and wildlife viewing opportunities is a photographers dream – a tour of CA that includes many incredible highlights.

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