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4-Day San Francisco, Monterey Tour Package from Los Angeles with Airport Transfers

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Highlights: Visit San Francisco (Fisherman's Wharf, Golden Gate Bridge, Lombard Street, Palace of Fine Art), Yosemite National Park (Bridal Veil Falls, El Capitan, Half Dome, Yosemite Falls), Monterey (17-Mile Drive), Stanford (Stanford University), Solvang (Denmark Village), Santa Cruz. Inclusions: 3 nights hotel accommodations, All domestic ground transportation

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  • Pre-tour (same hotel in tour): If you arrive before the tour's starting date, airport transfer will be arranged with a surcharge $80 (first 1 guests) and $10 for each additional guest, Max 5 passenages in 1 group.
  • Post-tour: If you extend the hotel after the tour ends, passengers need to self arrange to airport the next day. Or you can book hotel near Airport, the hotel we recommended has free airport shuttle. Please note hotels under "view more" option don't apply this policy. You need make your own transportation to hotel after tour ends.
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    Pricing Policy

    LA Hotel Option (/room)Surcharge Date / Date Range SingleDoubleTripleQuadruple
    Deluxe - Hotel Irvine Year round $60$60$70$80
    Deluxe - Pacific Palms 2016-09-06 - 2016-12-31 FreeFreeFreeFree
    2017-01-01 - 2017-12-31 $60$60$80$100
    Deluxe - Quality inn, Best Western, Radisson, Hotel Fullerton with Breakfast Year round $20$20$30$40
    • Buy 2 get 3rd Discounted (3 or 4 pax sharing one room): (1) Cancellation of discounted-fare passenger must be made at least 3 days before departure. (2) No-show (or cancellation made within 3 days before departure) of discounted passenger incurs $100 penalty fee for the reserved bus seat.
    • 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

    Today, guests will gather in Los Angeles, where they will meet an official tour guide in the baggage claim area of LAX for domestic flights or at the exit gate for international flights. From there, they will transfer to the hotel for check-in.
    Standard Hotel: Howard Johnson / Holiday Inn La Mirada or Similar
    Deluxe Hotel: Comfort Inn Rosemead / Best Western / Radisson Whittier / Hotel Fullerton / Pacific Palm / La Puente / Double Tree / Norwalk or Similar
    Day 2

    Tour Options

    Option 1:

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

    (SFO-B)
    In the morning, we will depart from Los Angeles and drive along the beautiful Pacific Coast Highway. In Santa Barbara, we will stop for some sightseeing before continuing along the 17-Mile Drive, passing by the famous Pebble Beach. From there, we will journey to San Francisco, where we will spend the night.

    More» "The American Riviera" in southern California is known for its year-round warm weather. It features miles of beaches as well as historic landmarks like the Mission Santa Barbara, a still-functioning church founded by Spanish missionaries in the 18th century. «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
    • Always Visit
      More» Gentle sea breezes, meandering coast, surging waves, bizarre rocks, adorable seals and sea lions rest on the beach; world's first-class golf courses stretch beyond shiny multi-million dollar mansions. There's not much better on the planet earth than Pebble Beach. Ocean view is stunning, 5 Golf Grand Slam Tournaments have been held here. «Less
      Duration: Approx. 40 Minutes
    • Always Visit
      More» Symbol of Pebble Beach! This breathtaking stretch of coastline along California's Monterey Peninsula takes visitors through a maze of beautiful scenery, unique wildlife, and amazing mansions. «Less
      Duration: Approx. 20 Minutes
    Option 2:

    Los Angeles - Santa Barbara - Solvang - San Francisco (426 miles)

    (SFO-A)
    We will depart from Los Angeles in the morning and drive along the beautiful Pacific Coast Highway. We will stop in Santa Barbara, CA to sightsee a bit and later at the Denmark Village in Solvang, CA. After touring Solvang, we will continue on to San Francisco.

    More» "The American Riviera" in southern California is known for its year-round warm weather. It features miles of beaches as well as historic landmarks like the Mission Santa Barbara, a still-functioning church founded by Spanish missionaries in the 18th century. «Less

    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
    Standard Hotel: Red Lion Oakland, Crowne Plaza Union City, Holiday Inn San Jose, Courtyard Marriott Fremont or Similar
    Day 3

    Tour Options

    Option 1:

    San Francisco - Stanford University - Modesto (164 miles)

    (SFO-B)
    We'll visit the Stanford University in the morning. After, we will tour the amazing city of San Francisco, CA, like Golden Gate Bridge, the Palace of Fine Arts and much more. Guests may choose to take a Extensive San Francisco Tour. Stay Overnight in Central California, Modesto.

    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

    • Always Visit
      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
      Admission (Mandatory): Adult $15; Child $15

    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 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» In addition to a unique vantage point from which to view the Bay Area's skyline, guests will also get a look at "the Rock" Alcatraz Island -- once home to the famous Alcatraz Penitentiary -- and the iconic Golden Gate Bridge. «Less
      Admission (Optional): Adult $38; Adult (60 mins) $30; Child (5-12 yrs) $26; Child (5-12 yrs, 60 mins) $20|Duration: Approx. 1 Hour 30 Minutes
    • Always Available
      More» This in-depth tour of the city allows guests time at more of the famous Bay Area sights! See some of the most famous landmarks, such as the Twin Peaks, City Hall, Lombard Street, and more! «Less
      Admission (Optional): Adult $35; Child $35|Duration: Approx. 3 Hours
    Option 2:

    San Francisco - UC Berkeley -San Francisco (20 miles)

    (SFO-A)
    We'll visit the campus of UC Berkeley in the morning. Then hop on the world's last manually operated cable car system Cable Car. After, we will tour the amazing city of San Francisco, CA, like Golden Gate Bridge, the Palace of Fine Arts and much more. Guests may choose to take a Bay Cruise to experience the city's sights from the water.

    • Always Visit
      More» The University of California at Berkeley is the flagship branch of the University of California system. It is also the oldest, having been founded in 1868. It is considered one of the top scientific schools in the world. «Less
      Admission (Mandatory): Adult $5; Child $5

    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» San Francisco proudly boasts the last active cable car system in the world, used mostly by the city's tourist population. Only three lines remain out of the original twenty-three. The first line was established in 1873. «Less
      Admission (Mandatory): Adult $15; Child $15|Opening Hours: Mon - Sun 10:00am - 6:00pm
    • Always Available
      More» This in-depth tour of the city allows guests time at more of the famous Bay Area sights! See some of the most famous landmarks, such as the Twin Peaks, City Hall, Lombard Street, and more! «Less
      Admission (Optional): Adult $35; Child $35|Duration: Approx. 3 Hours
    • 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 Visit
      More» Lombard Street is a famous road in San Francisco that is known for having eight steep, hairpin turns climbing up a one-block stretch between Hyde and Leavenworth Streets. The strange-looking stretch of road is a famous Bay Area spot. «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» In addition to a unique vantage point from which to view the Bay Area's skyline, guests will also get a look at "the Rock" Alcatraz Island -- once home to the famous Alcatraz Penitentiary -- and the iconic Golden Gate Bridge. «Less
      Admission (Optional): Adult $38; Adult (60 mins) $30; Child (5-12 yrs) $26; Child (5-12 yrs, 60 mins) $20|Duration: Approx. 1 Hour 30 Minutes
    Standard Hotel: Quality Inn Marina, Red Lion Oakland, Crowne Plaza Union City, Courtyard Marriott Fremont
    Day 4

    Tour Options

    Option 1:

    San Francisco - Santa Cruz - Monterey - Los Angeles (419 miles)

    (SFO-A)
    We will depart from the hotel today and head to beautiful little town of Felton in the California Coast Mountains, and enjoy an amazing ride on Roaring Camp Steam Train through the California Redwood Forest. Then head to picturesque Monterey, finding gentle sea breezes, meandering coastline, surging waves, interesting rock formations, and adorable seals and sea lions resting on the beach. We will drive along 17 Miles, a scenic highway that hugs the coast along a stretch of California's Highway 1. Then, we will have the option to visit the Monterey Aquarium, a must-see for all visitors, and a home to over 6500 species of marine life including colorful fishes and deep-sea monsters. We will return to Los Angeles in the evening. Guests will be dropped off, bringing an end to this tour. See "Departure and Return Details" for detailed information.

    • Always Visit
      More» The steam trains that run along Roaring Camp Railroads' lines are authentic, dating back to 1867 and the protection of an area of redwoods known as the "Big Trees." The railway was established in 1875 to carry tourists there. «Less
      Admission (Optional): Adult $31; Child (2-12 yrs) $25

    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
    • Always Visit
      More» The famous Californian Monterey Bay is world-renown for its beauty and wildlife. In addition to the scenic routes that huge the bay's shorelines, visitors can see animals like otters, bottlenose dolphins, and if they're lucky, even humpback whales. «Less
    • Always Visit
      More» This large aquarium in Monterey, California is home to some of the world's largest and most unique exhibits. It was both the first aquarium to successfully keep a great white shark and cultivate a kelp forest for show. «Less
      Admission (Optional): Adult $40; Child (3-12 yrs) $25|Duration: Approx. 1 Hour 20 Minutes
    Option 2:

    Modesto - Yosemite - Los Angeles (419 miles)

    (SFO-B)
    In the morning, we will depart from our hotel and drive to Yosemite National Park to spend the day touring this beautiful gem of nature. Once there, we will see the park's most famous landmarks, like Yosemite Falls, Yosemite Valley, Half Dome, Bridal Veil Falls, and much more! This is one of the greatest places to hike in the world. Afterwards, we will make our way to Los Angeles, where the tour will end upon our arrival. Please see "Departure and Return" for more detailed information regarding pickup and drop-off times and locations.

    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. «Less

    Admission (Mandatory): Adult $5; Child $5
    • Always Visit
      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» 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» 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
    • 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
    Order of the itinerary varies depending on day of departure.

    "SFO-A" selected from "san francisco tour option" label the itinerary will be:
    Los Angeles - Santa Barbara - Solvang - San Francisco
    San Francisco - UC Berkeley -San Francisco
    San Francisco - Santa Cruz - Monterey - Los Angeles

    "SFO-B" selected from "san francisco tour option" label the itinerary will be:
    Los Angeles - Santa Barbara - Monterey - San Francisco
    San Francisco - Stanford University - Modesto
    Modesto - Yosemite - Los Angeles
    • Departure & Return

    • Airport meeting: Your tour escort will be holding a sign with your name. Tom Bradley Int'l Terminal (Terminal B), your tour escort will wait at the Relay Store on the left. Terminal 1, your tour escort will wait at Baggage Claim #1 Hudson News. Terminal 2, your tour escort will wait at Baggage Claim #2. Terminal 3, your tour escort will wait at Baggage Claim #A. Terminal 4, your tour escort will wait at Starbucks. Terminal 5, your tour escort will wait at Baggage Claim #3. Terminal 6, your tour escort will wait at Information adn ATM. Terminal 7/8, your tour escort will wait at Baggage Claim #1.
    • Free Airport pickup time: 08:30 / 09:30 / 10:30 / 11:30 / 12:30 / 13:30 / 14:30 / 15:30 / 16:30 / 17:30 / 18:30 / 19:30 / 20:30 / 21:30 / 22:30. If you need to be transferred between 10:30pm and 11:59pm, there is a fee of $80 per group of 5 people. Outside those two period, please make your own transportation to the hotel.
    • Flight information: Please provide arrival/return flight schedules at the time of booking or at least 3 business days prior to departure. Otherwise, you will be required to proceed to the hotel at your own expense.
    • Flight arrangement: There are still travel activities on the last day of the tour. Make sure to book a return flight departing from Los Angeles after 9:30pm (domestic flight) or 10:30pm (international flight) on the last day. We highly suggest booking air ticket(s) 1 hour later than suggested time during high season (summer holiday, national holidays).
    • Price Includes

    • Complimentary roundtrip airport transfer: available at 8:30am, 9:30am, 10:30am, 11:30am, 12:30pm, 1:30pm, 2:30pm, 3:30pm, 4:30pm, 5:30pm, 6:30pm, 7:30pm, 8:30pm, 9:30pm and 10:30pm. If you need to be transferred between 10:30pm and 11:59pm, there is a fee of $80 per group of 5 people. Outside those two period, please make your own transportation to the hotel. Please note we only offer one transfer for each room.
    • 3 nights hotel accommodations
    • All domestic ground transportation
    • Tour guide Level 2: semi-guided tour
    • All taxes and fees included
    • Price Excludes

    • Admission Fees:
      Destination Adult Child
      Berkeley, CA
      UC Berkeley (Mandatory) $5 $5
      Monterey, CA
      Monterey Bay Aquarium (Optional) $40 $25 (3-12 yrs)
      San Francisco, CA
      Cable Cars (Mandatory) $15 $15
      Extensive San Francisco Tour (Optional) $35 $35
      San Francisco Bay Cruise (Optional)
      $38
      $30 (60 mins)
      $26 (5-12 yrs)
      $20 (5-12 yrs, 60 mins)
      Santa Cruz
      Roaring Camp Steam Train (Optional) $31 $25 (2-12 yrs)
      Stanford, CA
      Stanford University (Mandatory) $15 $15
      Yosemite National Park
      Yosemite National Park (Mandatory) $5 $5
      • 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 Fee: Admission Fee for UC Berkeley+Cable Cars or Yosemite National Park +Stanford University $20 per person will be collected by Guides on the Tour.
    • Air fares between your city and the departure city.
    • 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).
    • Personal room fees such as laundry or valet services, telephone calls, or alcoholic beverages/ mini bar items, unless they are otherwise specified.
    • Any private expenses
    • Additional Note

    • Booking: Please book airline tickets after your tour booking is confirmed, which should be within 1 business day.
    • 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.
    • Hotel rooms: Each hotel room can accommodate no more than 4 guests (adults or children), and existing bedding must be used.
    • Policies

      Confirmation

    • All purchases are subject to re-confirmation within 2-3 business days after booking. Please do not book airline tickets until you have received the confirmation.

      Redemption

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

      Terms & Condition

    • All purchases are subject to re-confirmation within 2-3 business days after booking.
    • Standard Cancellation and Refund policy (please read before booking)
    • Prices may vary subject to availability/season/weekend/holiday.
    • We reserve right to cancel a schedule and fully refund affected customers, although we will make every effort to maintain the regular operation.
    • We reserve the right to modify the tour arrangements for smooth operation of the tour.
    • We are not responsible for any other travel arrangements affected due to our cancellations.

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