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3-Day Hearst Castle, San Francisco and Yosemite Tour from Los Angeles

Tour Code: 178-207   
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Thu, Fri, Sun (Mar 31 - Sep 4), Wed, Sat
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Los Angeles, CA
3 Days 2 Nights

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Highlights: Visit San Francisco, San Simeon, Solvang, Yosemite National Park. Inclusions: 2 nights hotel accommodation

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 7:50am S Lincoln Ave - Monterey Park, CA
 8:00am E Garvey Ave - Monterey Park, CA
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  • Post-tour: If you extend the hotel after the tour ends, the tour can only drop off at the places listed on the tour itinerary page.
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Great tour..Paul Ho Tour guide the best!
It was the best! The driver "Jose" and the tour guide "Joey" were very funny and punctual with the trip. It was very organized and everyone had fun. We got people from various nationalities, and the t... More>>
The trip was a bit loosely organised. Very few places we covered. Day 2 in San Francisco, we finished our trip & reached the hotel by 5:00PM. In-depth tour could have taken to more places. Bit disapp... More>>

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    Price In USD (Price per person based on double occupancy)
    Single Double(/person) Third Person Fourth Person
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    (Age 3-9)
    $248 $168 $15 $15 $158 $158
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    • Buy 2 get 3rd discounted details:
      • Cancellation of discounted passenger must be made at least 3 days before departure.
      • No-show (or late cancellation) of discounted passenger incurs $158 fee for the reserved bus seat.
      • Discounted price is not applicable on special holidays.
    • Child Rate: Child rates apply to ages 3-9. Infant under 2 years old is free of charge. Each hotel room can only accommodate a maximum 4 guests (adults,children and Infants).
    Day 1

    Los Angeles - Solvang - San Simeon - San Franscisco (384 miles)

    Guests will be picked up in the Los Angeles area in the morning. Today we will head along the Pacific Coast Highway to Solvang, CA, home of the Denmark Village. After, we will make our way to San Simeon, CA to visit Hearst Castle. We will spend the night in the San Francisco, CA area.

    More» Antiquated windmills and Northern Europeans-style architecture punctuate the little village's skyline. Brilliant sunshine, boundless open country and rolling hills- these are the characteristics of what the original Danish immigrants called "Solvang" or "Sunny Field". «Less

    • Always Visit
      More» This small city near Santa Barbara, California is a popular California tourist spot due to its historical significance. The town was settled by Danish immigrants, and today serves as a portal to the past for curious visitors. «Less

    • Always Visit
      More» This mansion was commissioned by Julia Morgan for William Randolph Hearst in April of 1915. Construction began in 1919 and continued through 1947. Because Hearst was constantly changing his ideas, the estate was not completed in his lifetime. «Less
      Admission (Optional): Adult $25; Child (3-12 yrs) $13|Opening Hours: May - Sep 8:00am - 6:00pm, Oct - Feb 9:00am - 5:00pm|Duration: Approx. 1 Hour 30 Minutes
    Standard Hotel: Doubel Tree / Crowne Plaza Silicon Valley or similar
    Day 2

    San Francisco (91 miles)

    Today we will tour the city of San Francisco, CA. Stops on our tour include the Golden Gate Bridge, Fisherman's Wharf, and Palace of Fine Art. In the afternoon, guests will have some free time to explore the city. There is also an optional in-depth city tour that visits even more locations. Overnight in Modesto.

    More» San Francisco, the heart of central California's Bay Area, is famous for its iconic Golden Gate Bridge, its unique culture, and its position at the forefront of technological innovation. Beautiful weather and waterfront views await visitors as well! «Less

    • Always Visit
      More» This San Francisco neighborhood is a popular tourist area due to its lovely scenery and abundance of shops, restaurants, museums, and other attractions. The area also hosts several annual events, such as a July 4th fireworks show. «Less
    • Always Visit
      More» The iconic arches of San Francisco, California's Golden Gate Bridge are known the world over as a symbol of California and the San Francisco Bay area. From movies to postcards, the Golden Gate Bridge is an American icon. «Less
    • Always Visit
      More» The grandiosely-named Palace of Fine Arts in San Francisco, California is a huge, ornate outdoor structure that is part of the U.S. National Register of Historic Places. Its amazing architecture has made it popular for weddings and photography. «Less
    • Always Available
      More» This in-depth tour of the city allows guests time at more of the famous Bay Area sights! See Saint Mary Church, Cliff House, Twin Peaks, San Francisco City Hall, and more! «Less
      Admission (Mandatory): Adult $35; Child (3-12 yrs) $35
    • Always Available
      More» The San Francisco Bay is almost as famous as the city itself. Guests on these boat tours can expect to see not just landmarks like the Golden Gate Bridge, but also the mysterious Angel Island, home of Alcatraz. «Less
      Admission (Optional): Adult $29; Child (3-12 yrs) $26
    Standard Hotel: Best Western Hotel or similar
    Day 3

    San Francisco - Yosemite- Los Angeles (430 miles)

    In the morning, head south to Yosemite National Park through miles of vineyards,orchards,and fertile farmland of California. Enter Yosemite National Park to view the highest waterfall in California.Yosemite Falls, El Capitan Rock, and Tunnel View. Return to Los Angeles in the evening.

    More» Yosemite National Park in central California is best known for the amazing granite cliffs of the Yosemite Valley as well as the towering Yosemite Falls and Sequoias. Millions of people every year journey to this UNESCO World Heritage Site. (Yosemite will be replaced by Monterey Bay 17 Miles Drive during winter time: 12/14/2013 - 3/1/2014). «Less

    17-Mile Drive is substitute for Yosemite when weather doesn't permit during winter season ( from 12/17 to 2/28), and the mandatory fee is $5.
    Admission (Mandatory): Adult $10; Child $10
    • Always Visit
      More» The Half Dome is one of the most recognizable formations in California's Yosemite National Park. It is known the world over as a challenging and rewarding hiking and mountain climbing location, attracting thousands of adventurers every year. «Less
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      More» The largest granite monolith in the world, El Capitan is located across from Bridalveil Falls in Yosemite National Park. It juts up about 3,000 feet from the ground, and is a favorite of experienced rock climbers. «Less
    • Always Visit
      More» This 145-mile-long river flows from the Sierra Nevada down into California's Central Valley. Visitors to Yosemite National Park can hike along the river's banks or even go for a whitewater rafting trip down its rapids. «Less
    • Always Visit
      More» The Yosemite Falls in Yosemite National Park, California are the highest known waterfall in all of North America. The Falls are on one of the park's most famous attractions, especially in the spring when they have the most water. «Less
    • Always Visit
      More» One of Yosemite National Park's most popular outlooks, the Tunnel View near the Wawona Tunnel is often the first look at some of the famous formations visitors get. The site was renovated and re-dedicated in October of 2008. «Less
    • Always Visit
      More» Located in the Yosemite Valley California's Yosemite National Park, Bridal Veil Falls are one of the park's most famous sites. Millions of people every year come to see the 617-foot-high waterfall, which flows year-round. «Less
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    • Departure & Return

    Location Address Map Departure Return
    Irvine, CA 5394-F Walnut Ave, Irvine, CA 92604 (New 99 Ranch Market - Irvine, CA) map link 6:30am 7:00pm
    Walnut, CA 1170 Fairway Drive, Walnut, CA 91789 (Quality Inn & Suites - Walnut, CA) map link 6:40am 7:00pm
    Buena Park, CA 7000 Beach Blvd, Buena Park, CA 90620 (Buena Park, CA) map link 6:45am 7:00pm
    Buena Park, CA 7762 Beach Blvd, Buena Park, CA 90620 (Radisson Suites Buena Park - Buena Park, CA) map link 6:45am 7:00pm
    La Mirada, CA 14299 Firestone Blvd, La Mirada, CA 90638 (Holiday Inn Hotel La Mirada - La Mirada, CA) map link 7:00am 7:00pm
    Commerce, CA 7272 South Gage Avenue, Commerce, CA 90040 (Ramada Inn Commerce - Commerce, CA) map link 7:00am 7:00pm
    Westminster, CA 8560 Westminster Blvd, Westminster, CA 92683 (Seafood Restaurent - Westminster, CA) map link 7:00am 7:00pm
    Rowland Heights, CA 18414 Colima Road Suite A, Rowland Heights, CA 91748 (HK2 Market in HongKong Plaza - Rowland Heights, CA) map link 7:00am 7:00pm
    Cerritos, CA 18317 Pioneer Blvd, Cerritos, CA 90701 (Cerritos, CA) map link 7:00am 7:00pm
    Rosemead, CA 9488 Valley Boulevard Rosemead, Rosemead, CA 91770 (Quality Inn Rosemead - Rosemead, CA) map link 7:15am 7:00pm
    La Palma, CA 3 Centerpointe DR, La Palma, CA 90623 (La Quinta Inn & Suite - La Palma, CA) map link 7:15am 7:00pm
    Montebello, CA 7709 Telegraph Rd, Montebello, CA 90640 (Quality Inn Montebello Plaza - Montebello, CA) map link 7:15am 7:00pm
    Los Angeles, CA 638 N Broadway, Los Angeles, CA 90012-2802 (Chinatown Dim Sum - Los Angeles, CA) map link 7:20am 7:00pm
    Arcadia, CA 1230 S Golden W Ave #B, Arcadia, CA 91007 (Arcadia, CA) map link 7:20am 7:00pm
    Rosemead, CA 888 Montebello Blvd, Rosemead, CA 91770 (DoubleTree Hotel - Rosemead, CA) map link 7:30am 7:00pm
    Rosemead, CA 3633 Rosemead Blvd, Rosemead, CA 91770 (Bokai Garden Hotel Rosemead - Rosemead, CA) map link 7:30am 7:00pm
    Monterey Park, CA 434 Potrero Grande Dr, Monterey Park, CA 91755-7324 (Best Western Markland Hotel - Monterey Park, CA) map link 7:30am 7:00pm
    Rosemead, CA 705 San Gabriel Blvd, Rosemead, CA 91770 (Town Center Inn Rosemead - Rosemead, CA) map link 7:35am 7:00pm
    San Gabriel, CA 225 West Valley Boulevard, San Gabriel, CA 91776 (Hilton San Gabriel - San Gabriel. CA) map link 7:45am 7:00pm
    Monterey Park, CA 123 S Lincoln Ave, Monterey Park, CA 91754 (Lincoln Plaza Hotel - Monterey Park, CA) map link 7:50am 7:00pm
    Monterey Park, CA 117 E Garvey Ave, Monterey Park, CA 91755 (ABC cafe - Monterey Park, CA) map link 8:00am 7:00pm

    *Return time is an estimate and varies based on traffic and weather conditions.

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    • Price Includes

    • 2 nights hotel accommodation
    • All domestic ground transportation via air-conditioned vehicle
    • Bi- or multi-lingual tour guide Level 2: semi-guided tour
    • All taxes
    • Price Excludes

    • Admission Fees:
      Destination Adult Child
      San Francisco, CA
      Extensive San Francisco Tour (Mandatory) $35 $35 (3-12 yrs)
      San Francisco Bay Cruise (Optional) $29 $26 (3-12 yrs)
      San Simeon, CA
      Hearst Castle (Optional) $25 $13 (3-12 yrs)
      Yosemite National Park
      Yosemite National Park (Mandatory) $10 $10
      • Prices are subject to change without prior notice.
      • If you would like to join the optional activities, please pay the fee in cash to the tour guide. You cannot buy / use the tickets on your own or use City Passes. The tour guide will arrange the tickets for the group.
    • Air fares between your city and the departure city
    • A mandatory service fees to the driver and tour guide (min. $8/passenger/day).
    • Personal room fees such as laundry or valet services, telephone calls, or alcoholic beverages/mini bar items, unless they are otherwise specified.
    • All meals and drinks during the trip (tour guides will select the restaurants.
    • All other private expenses.
    • Additional Note

    • Language: All tours are escorted by professional bi- or multi-lingual tour and/or driver guides (English/Chinese). Depending on the number of passengers booked for a particular departure, tours and/or languages may be combined to operate the tours.
    • Child Rate: Child rates apply to ages 3-8. Infant under 2 years old is free of charge. Each hotel room can only accommodate a maximum 4 guests (adults and children).
    • Hotel rooms: Each hotel room can accommodate no more than 4 guests (adults or children), and existing bedding must be used
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    Booking changes
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    Cancellations and Cancellation Fees
    Regardless of reason, cancellations result in costly charges from our travel and hotel providers covering penalties and fees incurred by canceling confirmed and pending bookings. Therefore, cancellation penalties and or fees will apply. Time of cancellation will be determined when notice is received and confirmed by our office. Notice of cancellation must be made directly to Taketours by email or through web mail at Contact Us .

    Cancellation penalties per person

    (Notification day and departure day are not counted)
    • 15-30 days prior to departure - 10% of total purchase amount.
    • 8-14 days prior to departure - 50% of total purchase amount.
    • Within 7 days prior to departure - 100% of total purchase amount.
    • Day of departure or no show - 100% per person.
    • Unused features are non-refundable. No shows forfeit entire payment.
    • Trips require a minimum number of participants to avoid cancellation. We reserve the right to cancel a schedule trip to fully refund affected customers although tour companies will make every efforts to maintain the normal operation.
    • There is 6% handling fee add-on to the above penalties.

    NOTE: We cannot grant any refunds more than 30 days after completion of tour.

    Itinerary Variations
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