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3-Day San Francisco, Santa Barbara, Yosemite Tour from Los Angeles

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Highlights: Visit San Francisco (Extensive San Francisco Tour, Fisherman's Wharf, Golden Gate Bridge, Palace of Fine Art, San Francisco Bay Cruise, Twin Peaks), Yosemite National Park (El Capitan, Half Dome, Tunnel View, Yosemite Falls), Stanford (Stanford University).

  • This tour will show customers not only the splendid natures of California but also its brilliant cultures as well.

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3 Departure: Find Closest Pickup
 6:30am Anaheim Hills Inn and Suites - hotel guest only
 6:30am 16555 Von Karman Ave. - Irvine, CA
 6:45am The Fullerton Hotel - hotel guest only
 6:45am 800 N Alameda St - Los Angeles, CA
 6:50am 9125 Recreation Circle - Fountain Valley, CA
 7:00am 15000 Hawthorne Blvd - Lawndale, CA
 7:00am 400 S Baldwin Ave - Arcadia, CA
 7:00am Countyard Marriott Baldwin Park - hotel guest only
 7:00am 18880 E Gale Ave - Rowland Heights, CA
 7:00am 7828 Orangethorpe Ave - Buena Park, CA
 7:15am Buena Park Hotel and Suites - hotel guest only
 7:15am Hilton Hotel San Gabriel - hotel guest only
 7:15am 1 Industry Hills Pkwy - City of Industry, CA
 7:15am 17713 Pioneer Blvd - Artesia, CA
 7:15am 123 S Lincoln Ave - Monterey Park, CA
 7:15am Holiday Inn Buena Park - hotel guest only
 7:30am 3633 N Rosemead Blvd - Rosemead, CA
 7:30am Quality Inn Rosemead
 7:30am Markland Hotel Monterey Park - hotel guest only
 7:45am 7709 Telegraph Rd - Montebello, CA
 8:00am 7272 E Gage Ave - Commerce, CA
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  • Pre-tour: If you are arriving early, for your convenience we have offered the hotels as discounted rates to book from TakeTours. Please make your own arrangements to come to the pickup location on the day of the tour.

    Post-tour: If you would like to stay an extra night (s) after the tour, for your convenience we have offered the hotels as discounted rates to book from TakeTours. The tour will drop you off at the drop- off locations mentioned. You will have to make your own arrangements from thereon.

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Good one for the low price or within budget or for visitors up to 3 persons.
We thoroughly enjoyed the tour - there was an interesting mix of people on the bus and our tour guide was entertaining and knowledgeable. The three days were packed full of wonderful sights along the ... More>>
This is a great tour at a reasonable price. My only complaint was about the hotel where we stayed on the second night (Clarion Inn)... it was shabby and a bit run-down (our room air conditioning didn&... More>>

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    Price In USD (Price per person based on double occupancy)
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    • Buy 2 get 1 free (3 or 4pax sharing one room): (1) Cancellation of free passenger must be made at least 14 days before departure. (2) No-show of free passenger incurs a $100 penalty fee for the reserved bus seat. (3)Discounts may not available during special events and holidays.
    • Child Rate: Child rates apply to those 2-9 years and using existing bedding with 2 full-paying passengers (regardless of ages). Please note each hotel room can only accommodate 4 guests (adults or children).
    Day 1

    Los Angeles - Santa Barbara - Monterey - San Francisco (367 miles)

    In the morning, the tour group will head north towards Santa Barbara along California golden Pacific coast. Upon arrival, you are able to visit the court house, where in the viewing deck is the best place to appreciate this exotic and Mediterranean style resort city. After lunch, the group will keep going north along world famous California PCH #1 towards 17 miles area. During the tour in 17 Miles, you are able to visit Lone Cypress, Bird Rock as well as prestigious Pebble Beach Golf Club. Stay in Bay Area overnight.

    More» Santa Barbara, also known as the "American Riviera", is just 90 miles north of Los Angeles. Its natural beauty, pristine beaches, local-inspired gourmet cuisine, and nearby vineyards have been beckoning Southern Californians for years. «Less

    More» Monterey was the capital of Alta California under both Spain and Mexico. It was the only port of entry for taxable goods in California. In 1846 the U.S. flag was raised over the Customs House, and California became part of the United States after the ensuing Mexican-American War. «Less

    • Always Visit
      More» This breathtaking stretch of coastline along California's Monterey Peninsula takes visitors through a maze of beautiful scenery, unique wildlife, and amazing mansions. Enjoy shopping and dining along the way in addition to taking in the vistas. «Less
      Admission (Mandatory): Adult $10; Child $10
    • Always Visit
      More» An icon of the Western United States, this tree stands alone on a cliff overlooking the ocean along Monterey's 17-Mile Drive. It is one of the most photographed trees in the country and is almost 250 years old. «Less
    • Always Visit
      More» It is a small island in the west coast of 17 miles scenic area and often frequented by many seabirds. «Less
    Standard Hotel: Marriott, Super 8 or similar
    Day 2

    San Francisco - Stanford University - San Francisco (55 miles)

    In the morning, the tour group will visit the Stanford University. After then, we go inside the San Francisco city via Silicon Valley area. The first stop of SF city tour will be Twin Peaks, where you are able to appreciate a panorama view of this amazing city. Afterwards, you will see the fantastic Palace of Fine Arts, and the landmark SF Golden Gate Bridge. At lunch time, we will stop by the famous Fisherman's Wharf Pier 39. You can choose to take a boat ride at your own expense around the beautiful SF Bay area enjoy the scenic views of the SF City Skyline, Golden Gate Bridge, Alcatraz Island and the special pier with hundreds of joyful sea lions. In the afternoon, you can choose to join our Extensive City Tour at your own expense. This in-depth tour of the city will bring travelers to other famous sightseeing points in SF, such as: Cable Car, Lombard Street, City Hall, St. Mary's Cathedral, and Chinatown in San Francisco.

    More» Stanford University is recognized as one of the world's leading research and teaching institutions. It covers an area of 35 square kilometers. It is the second largest university in the U.S.. «Less

    • Stanford Campus will blackout on those datess: 9/24/2016, 9/25/2016,
10/8/2016, 10/20/2016, 10/21/2016, 10/22/2016, 10/23/2016, 11/5/2016, 11/26/2016. However, we will use University of California - Berkeley to replace it.
      More» Located in northwestern Silicon Valley, this famous research institution is not just one of the best schools in the United States, but one of the top universities in the world. Its large campus is a sight to behold. «Less
      Stanford Campus will blackout on those datess: 9/24/2016, 9/25/2016, 10/8/2016, 10/20/2016, 10/21/2016, 10/22/2016, 10/23/2016, 11/5/2016, 11/26/2016. However, we will use University of California - Berkeley to replace it.
      Admission (Mandatory): Adult $10; Child $10

    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» The Twin Peaks, Eureka Peak (the North Peak) and Noe Peak (the South Peak), offer some of the best and most scenic views of the San Francisco Bay Area in addition to being major landmarks for the city. «Less
      Duration: Approx. 20 Minutes
    • 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 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» 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 Available
      More» Take a boat ride around one of the most famous and historical bays in the United States, the famous San Francisco Bay. Guests can enjoy the scenic views of the Golden Gate Bridge and Angel Island. «Less
      Admission (Optional): Adult $38; Child $26
    • Always Available
      More» This in-depth tour of the city allows guests time at more of the famous Bay Area sights like Cliff House, Twin Peak, City Hall, St. Mary's Cathedral, and Castro Street. «Less
      Admission (Optional): Adult $35; Child $35|Departure Time: 18:00|Duration: Approx. 3 Hours
    Standard Hotel: Clarion Inn Conference Center, Modesto, CA (close to Yosemite, 2 hours away from SF downtown/airport) or similar
    Day 3

    San Francisco - Yosemite National Park - Los Angeles (430 miles)

    In the morning, the group will tour the Yosemite national park which is famous for its colossal granite rocks, spectacular waterfalls, and glacier formed U-Shaped valley. You will have a chance to see the Yosemite waterfall,the El Capitan and Tunnel View Point. After the lunch, the group will drive through the richest California Central Valley before heading back to Los Angeles We will arrive in Los Angeles in the late evening. See "Departure and Return Details" for more information.

    More» Yosemite is one of the wonders of Nature. It is located near the geographical center of the Nevada mountain range. Towering granite rocks, mighty waterfalls and placid valleys give Yosemite all the aspects of a "land of the gods". «Less

    Admission (Mandatory): Adult $10; Child $10|Duration: Approx. 4 Hours
    • Always Visit
      More» This granite cliff on the north side of Yosemite Valley in Yosemite National Park is world-famous as a challenge for rock climbers. The top can also be reached by taking a hiking trail out of Yosemite Valley. «Less
      Duration: Approx. 20 Minutes
    • Always Visit
      More» The Yosemite Falls tumble down in three separate sections. In addition to being the tallest waterfall in North America, the Yosemite Falls are the seventh-tallest in the world. The falls process the most water during the springtime. «Less
      Duration: Approx. 40 Minutes
    • 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
      Duration: Approx. 20 Minutes
    • 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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    • Departure & Return

    Location Address Map Departure Return
    Anaheim Hills, CA 5710 East La Palma Ave, Anaheim Hills, CA 92807 (Anaheim Hills Inn and Suites - hotel guest only) map link 6:30am 6:30pm
    Irvine, CA 16555 Von Karman Ave, Irvine, CA 92606 (Walmart - Irvine, CA) map link 6:30am 6:40pm
    Fullerton, CA 1500 S. Raymond Ave, Fullerton, CA 92831 (The Fullerton Hotel - hotel guest only) map link 6:45am 6:40pm
    Los Angeles, CA 800 N Alameda St, Los Angeles, CA 90012 (Union Station ( In front of Main Entrance ) - Los Angeles, CA) map link 6:45am 6:40pm
    Fountain Valley, CA 9125 Recreation Circle, Fountain Valley, CA 92708 (Days Inn Fountain Valley - Fountain Valley, CA) map link 6:50am 6:40pm
    Lawndale, CA 15000 Hawthorne Blvd, Lawndale, CA 90260 (Best Western Plus South Bay Hotel LAX - Lawndale, CA) map link 7:00am no stop
    Arcadia, CA 400 S Baldwin Ave, Arcadia, CA 91007 (Arcadia Mall (In front of Cheesecake Factory) - Arcadia, CA) map link 7:00am 6:30pm
    Baldwin Park, CA 14635 Baldwin Park Town Center, Baldwin Park, CA 91706 (Courtyard Marriott - hotel guest only) map link 7:00am 6:30pm
    Rowland Heights, CA 18880 E Gale Ave, Rowland Heights, CA 91748 (Best Western Executive Rowland Heights - Rowland Heights, CA) map link 7:00am 6:30pm
    Buena Park, CA 7828 Orangethorpe Ave, Buena Park, CA 90621 (Fairfield Inn Marriott - Buena Park, CA) map link 7:00am 6:40pm
    Buena Park, CA 7555 Beach Blvd, Buena Park, CA 90621 (Buena Park Hotel and Suites - hotel guest only) map link 7:15am 6:40pm
    San Gabriel, CA 225 W Valley Blvd, San Gabriel, CA 91776 (Hilton Hotel San Gabriel (In front of Water Fountain ) - hotel guest only) map link 7:15am 6:30pm
    City of Industry, CA 1 Industry Hills Pkwy, City of Industry, CA 91744 (Pacific Palm Resort Hotel - City of Industry, CA) map link 7:15am 6:30pm
    Artesia, CA 17713 Pioneer Blvd, Artesia, CA 90701 (99 Ranch Market Cerritos - Artesia, CA) map link 7:15am 6:40pm
    Monterey Park, CA 123 S Lincoln Ave, Monterey Park, CA 91755 (Lincoln Hotel Monterey Park - Monterey Park, CA) map link 7:15am 6:40pm
    Buena Park, CA 7000 Beach Blvd, Buena Park, CA 90620 (Holiday Inn Buena Park - hotel guest only) map link 7:15am 6:40pm
    Rosemead, CA 3633 N Rosemead Blvd, Rosemead, CA 91770 (Bokai Garden Hotel Rosemead - Rosemead, CA) map link 7:30am 6:30pm
    Rosemead, CA 9488 Valley Blvd, Rosemead, CA 91170 (Comfort Suites Rosemead) map link 7:30am 6:40pm
    Monterey Park, CA 434 Potrero Grande Dr, Monterey Park, CA 91755 (MarkLand Hotel Best Western Monterey Park - hotel guest only) map link 7:30am 6:30pm
    Montebello, CA 7709 Telegraph Rd, Montebello, CA 90640 (Quality Inn Montebello - Montebello, CA) map link 7:45am 6:40pm
    Commerce, CA 7272 E Gage Ave, Commerce, CA 90040 (Ramada Inn Commerce - Commerce, CA) map link 8:00am 6:40pm

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

    • Los Angeles Departure:Hilton Hotel San Gabriel, Quality Inn Rosemead, Holiday Inn Buena Park, the Hotel Fullerton, Buena Park Hotel and Suites, Markland Hotel Best Western Monterey Park, Ramada Plaza Hotel LAX, Anaheim Hills Inn and Suites, Courtyard Marriott Baldwin Park pick up is only available for the hotel guests.
    • If customers choose 15000 Hawthorne Blvd, Lawndale, CA 90260 (Best Western Plus South Bay Hotel LAX - Lawndale, CA) , the tour operator will drop off at 800 N Alameda St, Los Angeles, CA 90012 (Union Station ( In front of Main Entrance ) - Los Angeles, CA) . Please Noted.
    • LA Hotel Guest Pickup Policy: Guests who choose the pickup location "Hotel Guest Only" need to book at least one night at the hotel prior to the beginning of the tour to be eligible for this option. If you do not have a reservation at the hotel, please choose an alternative pickup option.
    • Price Includes

    • 2 nights hotel accommodation
    • All domestic ground transportation via air-conditioned vehicle
    • Tour guide Level 2: semi-guided tour
    • Taxes
    • Price Excludes

    • Admission Fees:
      Destination Adult Child
      Monterey, CA
      17-Mile Drive (Mandatory) $10 $10
      San Francisco, CA
      Extensive San Francisco Tour (Optional) $35 $35
      San Francisco Bay Cruise (Optional) $38 $26
      Stanford, CA
      Stanford University (Mandatory) $10 $10
      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.
    • Mandatory admission$30: 17 Miles,Stanford University,Yosemite NP, and fuel surcharge
    • Air fares between your city and the departure city.
    • Personal room fees such as laundry or valet services, telephone calls, or alcoholic beverages/ mini bar items.
    • All meals and drinks during the trip, although eating arrangements will be made by the tour guide.
    • A mandatory service fees for tour guide and bus driver (total $8.00/day per passenger and $4.00 per passenger for airport transfer.
    • Any private expenses
    • Additional Note

    • Booking: Please book airline tickets after your tour booking is confirmed, which should occur within 1 business day.
    • Lodging: Single price is for one person staying in one room. Double, Triple and Quadruple prices are for two people, three people and four people staying in one room respectively.
    • 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.
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    • All purchases are subject to re-confirmation within 2-3 business days after booking. Please do not book airline tickets until you receive the confirmation.


    • You will receive a confirmation email (e-ticket) after your order is processed. Complete operator information, including local telephone numbers at your destination, is included on your e-ticket. You must print the e-tickets and take them along on your trip; they are your proof of purchase.

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    Booking changes
    A fee may be charged for any revision or alteration made to a reservation after the booking is confirmed. Name changes or corrections may be treated as a cancellation and cancellation fees will apply. A change of tour date or tour itinerary may be treated as a cancellation, and normal cancellation fees will apply.

    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 Take tours for details.

    Cancellation penalties per person (Notification day and departure day are not counted)

    • 8-14 days or more prior to departure - 30% of total purchase amount.
    • 4-7 days prior to departure - 50% of total purchase amount.
    • Within 3 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
    We constantly strives to improve tour itineraries and features. If such improvements can be made, or unforeseen circumstances beyond our control make changes necessary - we reserve the right to vary itineraries and to substitute hotels. At certain peak periods duplicate departures may operate, and sometimes in reverse order in which case hotels may vary from those stated on the itinerary pages.

    Tour Cancellation:
    We reserves the right to cancel or re-schedule any tour departure in accordance with operating requirements or circumstances beyond its control. If cancellation is made any time prior to departure* of the tour, Taketours' only liability will be to refund to the passenger the amount it has received for the tour booking. We will try to re-book the same or similar tour.. Please note that we are not liable for any cancellation penalties incurred on any other travel arrangements including air tickets purchased separately from customers.

    We are not responsible for any other travel arrangements affected due to our cancellations.

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