LA Explorer (4 nights) - Is it worth it?

17 Aug 2013 amybedwell asked


Hey all,

I'm passing through LA on my way to Europe next year, and I thought I'd stop for a few days and see the sights.

The LA Explorer (4 nights) is $575 NZD. I was wondering if it is cheaper to work out my own accomodation and do my own breakfasts? It really just seems this contiki experience isn't so much tours and events but simply accomodation for the time that I am there.

Let me know what you think? I'll happily do it contiki or on my own, but which will be cheaper, better and more fun?

  • 22 Aug 2013 czendejas said


    I live in San Diego about two hours south of LA depending on exactly what you have in mind and when you come you can probably stay somewhere cheaper then the tour price..

  • 27 Feb 2015 Nabz said


    Hey Amy

    Did you decide to do the LA explorer? I am in the same dilemma. i don’t know if i should do LA with contiki or by myself. Please can you advise me.



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