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Our collection of vacation tours will take you from the misty islands of the South Pacific to the red rock canyons of Utah and everywhere in between while enjoying the luxury and world-class service for which TLPA has earned worldwide acclaim.

Our walking and hiking trips are led by expert Trip Leaders who know the most scenic trails and local secrets that elevate the adventure from an active vacation to a journey of a lifetime.

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California Amazing Experience Travel

Regardless of where you live in California, there is a diverse choice of amazing vacation spots just a short drive away, including perfect day trips from LA and San Francisco. You will find wine country tours, amazing beaches, city escapes, romantic coastal trips, honeymoon ideas, family trips, and relaxing spa getaways. Southern California favorites include San Diego, Malibu, Palm Springs, and Santa Barbara. Popular Northern California vacation spots include Carmel, Santa Rosa, and Napa Valley. Certain attractions may be temporarily closed or require advance reservations. Some restaurants are currently offering pickup only. Hours/availability may have changed.

Learn more about what you can expect when traveling with Tour Leaders World on our Walking & Hiking Tours

California Featured Destinations

Sometimes the greatest beauty can only be appreciated at a slow pace on two feet, immersed in the stories and the world around you. A hiking vacation is a perfect way to ensure you deeply experience a new corner of the world and leave nothing overlooked. Tour Leaders World walking and hiking tours are crafted to offer our guests an unfiltered and genuine connection to the culture, the landscapes, the people, and the natural beauty of the place they’ve come to discover.

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Mountaineering, Climbing

Mount Shasta Climb – South Face

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  • pActivity Level: 5

    Activity Level and Qualifications

    This trip is rated Strenuous (5). We climb for 4 hours or more on most days at altitudes between 6,500’ – 14,000’ while carrying heavy packs on sometimes steep snow and ice. We gain over 2,000’ in elevation most days. On our summit day we may hike as much as 12-14 hours as we ascend about 5,000’ then immediately hike 7,500’ back down.

    The terrain and conditions will require the use of specialized equipment for climbing ice or snow, including ropes, harnesses, helmets, crampons, ice axes and more. Previous experience is highly recommended and we ask you to review your personal health and preparation plan with your medical physician prior to traveling.

Days: 3
Members: $1,049
Non-members: from $1,149

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Cycling, Joshua Road Cycling

Joshua Tree & Anza-Borrego Cycling

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  • pActivity Level: 3-4

    Activity Level and Qualifications

    This trip is rated Moderate Plus [3-4]. Trip members should be capable of cycling up to 50 miles (5–7 hours). Participants should come equipped with a spirit of adventure.

Days: 6
Members: $2,499
Non-members: from$2,768

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Hiking

Yosemite Hiking & Camping Under 35

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  • pActivity Level: 3

    Activity Level and Qualifications

    This trip is rated Moderate [3]. Participants should be comfortable with daily hikes ranging between 5–9 miles with elevation gains/losses of up to 2,200 ft.

Days: 3
Members: $899
Non-members: from$999

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Backpacking

Backpacking Joshua Tree National Park

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  • pActivity Level: 3-4

    Activity Level and Qualifications

    This trip is rated Moderate Plus (3-4). Participants will carry their own backpacks weighing 35 to 40 pounds distances of 4.6 to 8 miles daily over varied terrain. Please make sure your backpack is fitted to your body before the trip. Day 3 will include a day hike incorporating an optional 1.5 mile, Class 4 rock scramble.

Days: 4
Members: $899
Non-members: from$999

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Backpacking

Yosemite Backpacking – The High Country

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  • pActivity Level: 3-4

    Activity Level and Qualifications

    This trip is rated Moderate Plus [3–4]. This trip is rated Moderate Plus [3–4]. ​Although this is a beginning backpacking trip, conditioning is key to the enjoyment of it, as there are daily moderate to strenuous physical challenges. Participants will be carrying their own backpacks weighing 35 to 40 pounds ​up & down hills at elevation, for distances of up to 9 miles daily over varied terrain.

Days: 4
Members: $1,099
Non-members: from$1,200

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Backpacking

Backpacking California’s Lost Coast

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  • pActivity Level: 4

    Activity Level and Qualifications

    This trip is rated Vigorous [4]. Trip members should be capable of carrying a full backpack for up to 8 miles per day (up to 6 hours per day). Your backpack will weigh 35–40 pounds, which includes 5–10 pounds of group gear. The terrain can be rugged and may require some rock scrambling to negotiate. We will be crossing long stretches of soft sand and gravel with no established trail. There is a potential for stream crossings. This is not a beginning backpack trip. You must have experience backpacking and camping in remote locations.

Days: 5
Members: $1,749
Non-members: from$1,949

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Backpacking

Pacific Crest Trail Backpacking

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  • pActivity Level: 3

    Activity Level and Qualifications

    This trip is rated Moderate [3]. Participants will be carrying their own backpacks weighing 35 to 40 pounds, distances of 4 to 7 miles daily over varied terrain. To maximize your enjoyment of the trip, we strongly encourage participants to be involved in a training regimen before the trip. Most important to your enjoyment of the trip is your overall fitness level.

Days: 3
Members: $899
Non-members: from$999

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Hiking, Snowshoering

Yosemite Winter Adventure

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  • pActivity Level: 3

    Activity Level and Qualifications

    This trip is rated Moderate [3]. Participants should be capable of snowshoeing or hiking up to 8 miles (up to 6 hours) each day without major discomfort while carrying a daypack that weighs 10-15 pounds. Snowshoeing is suitable for beginners but previous experience is recommended. Terrain may include some steep grades, several hundred uneven stone steps, and areas of exposure to heights. Most excursions take place between 4,000-8,000′ in elevation.

Days: 5
Members: $3,099
Non-members: from$3,384

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Hiking

Yosemite Valley Hiking – Lodge Based

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  • pActivity Level: 3

    Activity Level and Qualifications

    This trip is rated Moderate [3]. Trip members should be capable of hiking up to 9 miles while carrying a daypack that weighs 10-15 pounds on trails with elevation gains/losses of up to 2,700′. Trails will include some steep sections, stairs, and exposed overlooks. The trip guides will brief trip members on the rigorousness and exposure of each hike prior to setting out. Most excursions take place between 4,000-8,000′ in elevation.

Days: 6
Members: $3,199
Non-members: from$3,450

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Hiking

Death Valley Hiking – Hotel Based

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  • pActivity Level: 4

    Activity Level and Qualifications

    This trip is rated as Moderate [3] Trip members should be capable of hiking up to 10 miles (up to 6 hours), while carrying a daypack weighing 10-15 pounds, on terrain that can be rugged and may require some rock scrambling to negotiate.

Days: 6
Members: $3,199
Non-members: from$3,450

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Backpacking

Pacific C. Trail Women’s Backpacking

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  • pActivity Level: 3

    Activity Level and Qualifications

    This trip is rated Moderate [3]. Participants will be carrying their own backpacks weighing 35-40 pounds for up to 3 miles on the first and last day of this trip, over varied terrain, and hiking up to 7 miles on all days of this trip. To maximize your enjoyment of the trip, we strongly encourage you to be involved in a training regimen before the trip. Most important to your enjoyment of the trip is your overall fitness level.

Days: 3
Members: $849
Non-members: from$949

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Hiking

Yosemite Backpacking – Half Dome

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  • pActivity Level: 3

    Activity Level and Qualifications

    This trip is rated Vigorous [4]. Participants will be carrying their own backpacks with weights of 35 to 40 lbs over steep and rocky terrain with constant and dramatic elevation gain and/or loss exceeding 2,000′ or more per day on most days of this trip. Day hiking with 35 to 40 lbs in the pack you intend to hike with on the trip and making sure your hiking boots are broken in before your trip is key. This is not a beginning backpacking trip. Previous experience is highly recommended.

Days: 4
Members: $1,399
Non-members: from$1,499

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Let Tour Leaders and Blissful Travel Escapes take care of everything from effortless transfers between all your chosen lodgings, baby-sitter services, restaurant recommendations, and bookings, to a fine balance and blend of activities and relaxation that will keep everyone entertained along with superb local guides to look after you every step of the way.

We have extensive experience in dealing with family trips and your personal travel designer will offer detailed planning and a personal itinerary organized to the highest standards.

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