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Nighttime Visit to the Griffith Observatory

Nighttime Visit to the Griffith Observatory

Experience this special nighttime visit to the iconic Griffith Observatory situated high in the hills overlooking Los Angeles.

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Embark on an unforgettable evening adventure to the legendary Griffith Observatory, perched majestically in the hills with a panoramic view of Los Angeles. Since its opening in 1935, this world-renowned observatory has captivated millions of stargazers and curious minds alike. Delve into a myriad of captivating astronomy exhibits, marvel at the universe through state-of-the-art telescopes, and soak in the stunning, illuminated skyline of the City of Angels. Enhance your experience with an exclusive evening show in the historic Planetarium, the very same venue that trained WWII pilots in celestial navigation and prepared Apollo astronauts for their groundbreaking lunar missions. By night’s end, you’ll leave inspired, with a deeper appreciation for the vastness of our cosmos. Your journey begins with a stop for a delightful late lunch on your own at the vibrant Anaheim Packing District, where you can explore a variety of culinary delights at your leisure. Don’t miss this chance to connect with the stars and the city beneath them!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

All-Day Excursion

All times and routing are approximate and subject to change without notice.

2:45pm-4:00pm

Late Lunch on your own at the Anaheim Packing District

5:30pm

Arrive at the Griffith Observatory for evening on own.

6:00pm

Tickets go on sale for planetarium shows

9:15pm

Depart for San Diego (no comfort stop)

Tour Manager:  8/29 - Marianna Pinto*

 

Activity Level: Moderate

Moderate walking is involved, most at your own pace. Some stairs and or inclines are present at destinations. Elevators may not be present at all stops. Persons of limited mobility should consult their physician and assess the suitability of this tour considering the tour's physical components.

 

What's Included in the Tour Fare

  • Round-trip luxury motor coach transportation from pickup locations throughout San Diego County

  • Professional Tour Manager providing narration throughout the trip

  • Complimentary bottled water and snacks on the coach

  • Admission into the Griffith Observatory

 

What's Not Included in the Tour Fare

  • Meals

  • Cancellation Protection

  • Gratuities for the Tour Manager and driver

 

How to Make a Reservation

Making your reservation is easy. Simply click the Book Now button above to select your date and confirm your space online, 24/7. You can also call the DayTripper Tours reservations department at (619) 334-3394 during business hours of M-F, 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.

 

Know Before You Go:

If you are interested in seeing the Planetarium show at the observatory, please be aware that space is limited and subject to availability on the day you arrive. Tickets are $7 for adults and $5 for Seniors (60 yrs or older) and are only sold on a first-come first-served basis at the observatory box office. Please be aware that the waiting line to enter the planetarium show is outdoors.

 

Smartphones

Although not necessary to fully enjoy your trip, a personal smartphone can greatly enhance your tour experience. Take high-quality photos, share your experience on social media in real time, search for nearby restaurants and topics of interest, set reminders, and more.

 

14-Day Cancellation Deadline

  • If you purchased the optional Cancellation Protection Plan (CPP) prior to the deadline, you can cancel your booking at any time for any reason and you'll receive a full refund of the tour fare.

  • If you declined the CPP, you may cancel your reservation fourteen (14) or more days prior to the departure date to receive a refund less a $15 per person cancellation fee. Alternatively, when you cancel your booking fourteen (14) or more days prior to the departure date, you can avoid the cancellation fee by transferring the funds to another tour or a non-refundable voucher, which can be applied to any future excursion booked within one year of the original tour date. Bookings canceled within 14 days of the departure date are nonrefundable and nontransferable for any reason. Name changes on daytrips are always permitted at no additional cost.

 

* Tour Manager is subject to change without notice.

Below is a list of pick-up points available on this tour.

Below is a list of pick-up points available on this tour.

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Carlsbad La Costa Avenue Park & Ride
East side of I-5, at 710 La Costa Ave, 92024.
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La Mesa Park & Ride #22 lot - 8703 Murray Dr, 91942
Narrow Park & Ride EAST of Red Lobster's lot
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Mission Valley 2005 Camino Del Este
San Diego, CA 92108; Street parking only
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University City 6245 Kantor Street, San Diego, CA 92122
Street parking only. Do not enter parking lot.
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