Get picked up at home and whisked off to your departure point (within 50 miles).
Meals included: 6 breakfasts, 1 lunch, 2 dinners
Join in the ultimate New Year celebrations with prime seats to see the world-famous Tournament of the Roses Parade, a two-hour-long extravaganza of magnificent floral floats, marching bands, dancing and music in Los Angeles. The next morning, get a closer look at the lovingly crafted displays, before heading south to discover the wildlife, beaches and laid-back charms of San Diego city.
Fly to Los Angeles. On arrival transfer to your hotel. Meet your travelling companions and Tour Director this evening for a welcome drink.
This morning, enjoy a tour of Los Angeles and the area followed by a visit to the Ronald Reagan Presidential Library, celebrating the life of the 40th President of the United States. This evening, join your travelling companions at a special Globus New Year's Eve Dinner and Dance Gala complete with hats, party favours, live music and of course champagne.
Happy New Year! Get ready for one of the world's most popular parades and it will be seen live. Globus has specially reserved Grandstand Seats only minutes from the beginning of the parade route for prime viewing. See the spectacular floral floats, marching bands from around the world and celebrities. There will be an official parade programme to take home as a special souvenir. After the parade return to the hotel for an elaborate New Year's Day brunch. Later, for those that wish, is a trip to Santa Monica and it's famous pier.
This morning, view the individual floats in the Post Parade Viewing Area. For many, this is the highlight of the entire event to get up close to the fragrant roses. Afterwards, head to San Diego for the next three nights.
This morning's sightseeing includes the Old Town, Balboa Park and the Gaslamp Quarter. Next venture behind the scenes at the world famous San Diego Zoo. See how the animals are cared for, experience an up-close animal presentation and enjoy an animal feeding opportunity. The rest of the day is at leisure.
Today is at leisure to explore more of San Diego independently. Perhaps see Mission Beach or explore Balboa Park or visit Seaport Village or immerse in history at the USS Midway. This evening join your Tour Director for a farewell dinner.
Transfer to the airport for your flight to the UK.
Accommodation as stated or similar
This platinum tour is operated by our sister company Globus.
There's no need to shop around. Find a cheaper like-for- like tour from another company, and we’ll not only match their price but also give you a £50 discount when you book with us.
They have in-depth knowledge of the places you’ll visit and will be on hand every step of the way with commentary entirely in English. 96% of customers rate them 'excellent' or 'good'.
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