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1-Day Monterey Bay, 17 Miles Scenic Drive Tour from San Francisco

Tour Code: 387-3386   
From USD  $65   
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Available:
11-15-2016
Depart from:
San Francisco, CA; San Jose, CA; Cupertino, CA; Fremont, CA; Oakland, CA
Duration:
1 Day

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Highlights: Visit Monterey (Monterey Bay, Monterey Bay Aquarium).

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1 Departure Date:
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2Number of People:
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3 Departure: Find Closest Pickup
 7:00am 401 9th Street - Oakland, CA
 7:30am 291 Geary Street - San Francisco, CA
 7:40am 10122 Bandley Drive - Cupertino, CA
 8:00am 326 S Airport Blvd - South San Francisco, CA
 9:00am 1688 Hostetter Road - San Jose, CA
 9:10am 46881 Warm Springs Blvd - Fremont, CA
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I have to recommend this trip as the sightseeing experience was very great!
The whole trip is comfortable and good customer service.
James is a perfect guide!

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    Adult Child (0-9 yrs)
    $65 $65

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    • Child Rate: Child rates apply to those 0-9 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).
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    Itinerary

    In the morning, guests will be picked up from the specified departure locations in and around San Francisco. Today we will leave San Francisco and make the 17-Mile Drive along Monterey Bay to the town of Monterey, CA. There, we will visit the Monterey Bay Aquarium and the nearby village of Carmel, CA. We will return to San Francisco, where the tour will come to an end. Please see "Departure and Return" for more detailed information regarding pickup and drop-off times and locations.

    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» 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
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      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 $33; Child (3-12 yrs) $25
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      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
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      More» This street made famous by the John Steinbeck novel of the same name was once the center of Monterey's fishing industry. Today, it is a tourist attraction and conservation area home to the Monterey Bay Aquarium and many seal lions. «Less
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      More» This historic area in Monterey was a fish market until the 1960s. Nowadays, it is packed with fine seafood restaurants and is accessible only to pedestrians. Whale watches and other cruises depart from these docks. «Less
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      More» Pebble Beach is regarded as one of the finest golf courses in the world. The Lodge is a deluxe hotel that provides front-row seats to beautiful views of the course, as well as luxury lodging and fine dining. «Less
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      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

    More» Officially called Carmel-by-the-Sea, this coastal Southern California town is known for its amazing scenery as well as its art scene past and present. Former mayors include Clint Eastwood, Perry Newberry, and Herbert Heron, among other artistic icons. «Less

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    • Departure & Return

    Location Address Departure Return
    Oakland, CA map link 401 9th Street, Oakland, CA 94639 (Industrial and Commercial Bank of China - Oakland, CA) 7:00am 7:00pm
    San Francisco, CA map link 291 Geary Street, San Francisco, CA 94102 (Macy's - San Francisco, CA) 7:30am 6:30pm
    Cupertino, CA map link 10122 Bandley Drive, Cupertino, CA 95014 (Marina Food - Cupertino, CA) 7:40am 7:40pm
    South San Francisco, CA map link 326 S Airport Blvd, South San Francisco, CA 94080 (Travelodge Hotel SFO North - South San Francisco, CA) 8:00am 6:00pm
    San Jose, CA map link 1688 Hostetter Road, San Jose, CA 95131 (Ranch 99 Supermarket - San Jose, CA) 9:00am 4:10pm
    Fremont, CA map link 46881 Warm Springs Blvd, Fremont, CA 94539 (Ranch 99 Supermarket - Fremont, CA) 9:10am 4:00pm
    • Price Includes

    • Transportation via deluxe air conditioned, lavatory equipped motor coach (may be replace with 7- or 15-seat minibus)
    • Tour guide (Level 2: semi-guided tour
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    • Admission Fees:
      Destination Adult Child
      Monterey, CA
      Monterey Bay Aquarium (Optional) $33 $25 (3-12 yrs)
      • 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.
    • All meals and drinks. The tour guide will make eating arrangements.
    • Service Fees: A total of $8.00 per day, per passenger (includes infants and children who reserve a seat).
    • Any private expenses
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    • BOOKING AND RESERVATION: All tours are for early booking, tour operator suggests the each passenger should book tour at least 3 weeks before departure date. Passenger may make reservation via email; however, seats will not be assigned until the deposit has been paid. At time of reservation, passenger may require to provide name, phone number and address and specify designated tour and date of travel.
    • SEAT ASSIGNMENT: All seats are pre-assigned with numbers; seat assignment is based on a first come first serve basis after down payment.
    • TRAVEL DOCUMENTS: Each passenger must carry a valid travel document. (Valid visa for countries needed) (E.g. Green Card, Passport, Re-Entry Permit, and etc.) Tour operator is not responsible for lost or stolen personal items.
    • CANCELLATION OR CHANGE POLICY: All cancellations or changes of date must comply with the following details:
      • 25% of total fee will be charged if cancel or change more than 14 days before departure (not including departure date).
      • 50% of total fee will be charged if cancel or change within 8 to 14 days before departure date (not including departure date).
      • 75% of total fee will be charged if cancel or change within 4 to 7 days before departure date (not including departure date).
      • NO refund, exchange, cancellations or postponements within 3 days prior to departure (not including departure date).
      • All bus tickets and bus tickets are NOT refundable or exchangeable.
      • All refunds will be issued by company check or credit card only. (Absolutely NO cash refund).
      • There is 6% handling fee add-on to the above penalties.
    • BOARDING TIME AND PLACE: All passengers must arrive 30 minutes prior to departure time. All passengers must show photo ID and boarding pass or e-ticket for boarding; absolutely no boarding without tickets. Departure time and boarding location will be confirmed after reservation is confirmed.
    • TRAVEL INSURANCE: Tour operator is not responsible for any loss of or damage to personal items, or personal injury that may occur on or during the tour. It is optional that passengers to buy travel insurance, for more information, please consult your travel agent.
    • RESPONSIBILITY:
      • Tour operator reserves the right to substitute hotels and alter itinerary, withdraw any tour and make any desirable alteration for the convenience of the operation of the tour.
      • Tour operator reserves the right to alter the tour program and itinerary order may be different than displayed online, the tour guide will arrange it accordingly depending on the traffic, hotel arrangement, and attractions opening time, etc.
      • Tour operator reserves the right to cancel the tour prior to departure for any reason. By accepting our policy, the passenger must agree that the tour operator shall hold no responsibilities in itinerary alterations, delays or cancellation strikes, sickness, theft, loss, accidents, weather or any other causes.
      • The tour operator reserves the right to cancel a tour due to not meeting the minimum of 10 passengers' requirement. Liability to such cancellation is limited to full refund of money received by us, and this will constitute full settlement with Tour Department.
      • Tour operator reserves the right to decline to accept or retain any tour member at any reason before or during the tour.
      • All prices are subject to change without prior notice.
      • All itineraries are subject to change without notice.
      • All passengers must obtain a valid passport and all entry / exit visa as required by immigration regulation.
      • Passenger requires to notify the tour operator in advance if they need to depart the tour prior to the end and a voluntary form must be signed.
      • Passenger must be self-reliant; those who require assistance must be accompanied by a friend or relative. Tour operator is NOT able to provide individual assistance for any passenger.
      • Passengers should inform the escort or hotel reception if they are to use the hotel swimming pool. All children should be accompanied by their parents while using the pool. No life guard on premises, swim at your own risk.
      • Passenger(s) are responsible for his or her belonging(s). Tour operator will NOT longer provide services to track or trace any personal item(s).

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