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3-Day San Francisco, Yosemite National Park, Hearst Castle Tour from San Francisco

Tour Code: 756-2573   
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San Francisco, CA
3 Days 2 Nights

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Highlights: Visit Yosemite National Park (Bridal Veil Falls, El Capitan, Half Dome, Merced River, Tunnel View, Yosemite Falls), San Simeon (Hearst Castle).

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  • Surcharge Fee: During the 2015 exhibitions (9/10-9/20 & 10/20-10/30), there will be a $150 per night surcharge on all hotel rooms in the San Francisco Bay Area.

  • If you arrive before the tour's starting date, please self check-in the hotel.-p-
  • 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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    Price In USD (Price per person based on double occupancy)
    Single Double(/person) Third Person Fourth Person
    Adult Child Adult Child
    $668 $473 $178 $178 $268 $268
    Single Double(/person) Third Person Fourth Person
    Adult Child Adult Child
    $518 $398 $178 $178 $268 $268
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    Pricing Policy

    • 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 late cancellation) of discounted passenger incurs $398 penalty fee for the reserved bus seat. Promotion not available during 12/19 - 12/31.
    • 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).
    Day 1

    San Francisco

    Today we will gather in San Francisco. Guests should take the free shuttle from the airport to the hotel and check in on their own.
    Standard Hotel: Red Roof Inn or similar
    Day 2

    San Francisco - Yosemite National Park - Fresno (312 miles)

    Passengers will be picked up in the Bay Area in the morning. From there, we will head to Yosemite National Park. Sights we will see include the Tunnel View, Bridalveil Falls, Yosemite Falls, the Merced River, and the famous rock formations, El Captain and the Half Dome. The day ends with an overnight stay in Fresno.

    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

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      More» If the wind is strong enough, the cascading waters of Bridal Veil Falls appear to be falling sideways, making this 617-foot waterfall one of the most popular natural attractions in Yosemite. «Less
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      More» Even the most experienced rock climbers find difficulty on the treacherous slopes of El Capitan, the world's largest granite monolith. The summit can be reached by a hiking trail out of Yosemite Valley. «Less
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      More» Once considered insurmountable, Yosemite's Half Dome is a granite formation, one of the park's most recognizable attractions. A steep trail now leads to the summit, but the journey is arduous, so those wishing to reach it should come prepared. «Less
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      More» The Merced River cuts through Yosemite National Park on its route from Nevada to Central California. Visitors to the park can enjoy hiking along the river banks or rafting down its rapids. «Less
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      More» Tunnel View is a scenic outlook in Yosemite National Park, offering what is probably the most photographed view in the park as Yosemite Valley stretches out before the eyes. «Less
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      More» The highest waterfall in North America and the seventh highest in the world, Yosemite Falls is a three-stage waterfall that has a height of 2,425 feet. Its three sections are the Upper Falls, the Middle Cascades, and the Lower Falls. «Less
    Standard Hotel: Holiday Inn Fresno Downtown or similar
    Day 3

    Fresno - San Simeon - San Francisco (309 miles)

    In the morning we will leave Fresno and travel to Hearst Castle in San Simeon, CA. We will make our return journey to the Bay Area in the evening. See "Departure and Return Details" for more information.

    • Always Visit
      More» Hearst Castle is a mansion located on the central coast of California that is a National Historic Landmark. Built in 1919 for William Randolph Hearst, the mansion is more than 90,000 square feet in area. «Less
      Admission (Included): Adult $25; Child (Under 12 yrs) $12; Prices apply only for the discounted or free person on the tour|Opening Hours: May - Sep 8:00am - 6:00pm, Oct - Feb 9:00am - 5:00pm
    • Departure & Return

    • Departure:
        Free Airport Pickup: Domestic arrivals, your tour escort will wait at the baggage claim area.International arrivals, your tour escort will wait at exit area. Free pickup from SFO is available between 9:00am and 6pm. Outside those hours, guests will be charged a fee of $75/passenger for the first two persons, from the 3rd and after is $12/passenger.
        Free Hotel Courtesy Shuttles: 24-hour operated, which located at the Hotel Courtesy Shuttle zones on the center island of the Departures Level roadway at all terminals. If special pick-up needs to be arranged, we will charge $110 plus $3/person (tips for the driver) from each group of guests. If your flight is delayed or changed, you must call us immediately to arrange new pick-up, otherwise you will be charged all additional fees.
    • Flight Arrangement: There are still travel activities on the last day of the tour, please schedule flights to depart from San Francisco after 9:00pm.
    • Price Includes

    • 2 nights hotel accommodations
    • Entrance fees to national parks
    • Transportation via coach bus or van.
    • Roundtrip airport transfer via 24-hour hotel shuttles
    • Tour guide Level 2: semi-guided tour
    • Price Excludes

    • Air fares between your city and the starting city.
    • All meals and drinks during the trip, although eating arrangements will be made by the tour guide.
    • A mandatory service fees total of $8 / day / person should be paid in cash to tour guide and the bus driver as a service fee. Any child / Infant reserving a seat will have to pay the service fees as well. Ex: 2 people taking a 2-day tour would pay: $8 x 2 (seats) x 2 (days) = $32.
    • Personal room fees such as laundry or valet services, telephone calls, or alcoholic beverages/ mini bar items, unless they are otherwise specified.
    • 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.
    • 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.
    • Policies


    • 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 an confirmation email (e-ticket) after your order was received. Complete Operator information, including local telephone numbers at your destination, are included on your Confirmation Email (e-ticket). When you reserve your attractions and services you will be asked to print e-tickets to present when you arrive at your destination. 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, please do not book the airline tickets until your received the confirmation.
    • Cancellation and Refund policy (Notification day and departure day are not counted)
      • All purchases are subject to re-confirmation within one business day after purchase, customers will be fully refunded if the orders cannot be confirmed.
      • Cancellations received up to 15 days prior to departure - 20% of total purchase amount.
      • Cancellations received within 8-14 days of departure will incur a penalty of 30% per person.
      • Cancellations received within 4-7 days of departure will incur a penalty of 50% per person.
      • Cancellations received Within 3 Days prior to departure or no show will incur a 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.
    • Prices may vary subject to availability/season/weekend/holiday.
    • We reserve right to cancel a schedule to 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.

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