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6-Day San Francisco, Yosemite, Arizona and Phoenix Tour from San Francisco (Airport Transfer)

Tour Code: 989-4877   
Wed (10/26/2016-4/5/2017), Mon (11/21/2016), Sun (12/25/2016)
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San Francisco, CA
6 Days 5 Nights

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Highlights: Visit Palm Springs, Stanford (Stanford University), San Francisco, Yosemite National Park, Tucson, Saguaro National Park.

  • Visit the "the Sun City" of Phoenix, feel the charming winter resort
  • Exclusive visit the world's largest ecological laboratory - Biosphere 2
  • Into the American Southwest's oldest Spanish-style church, experience the sacred and solemn religious
  • See the Tiehua of desert - the world's largest cactus
  • Visit the world's largest aircraft exhibition center, experience the charm of science and technology
  • Immersive the United States resort - Palm Springs, enjoy an American leisure tour
  • Receive $10 Casino bonus.
  • Stay deluxe hotels; enjoy a relaxing gateway!

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    Price In USD (Price per person based on double occupancy)
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    $888 $638 $10 $10 $428 $428 Free
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    • Buy 2 get 3rd Discounted (3 or 4 pax sharing one room): (1) Price has been adjusted to reflect the discount (2) Cancellation of discounted passenger must be made at least 3 days before departure. (3) No-show (or late cancellation) of discounted passenger incurs $428 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

    San Francisco

    Today we will gather in San Francisco. Guests should meet our tour guide in front of the Information Center at Terminal 2 for transfer to the hotel. Please see " Departures and Returns" for more info.

    All who arrive the hotel before noon are invited to take a Union Square Sightseeing/Shopping Tour for an extra fee. We have 2 schedules for this tour:
    Group one: 12:00 PM pickup from SFO; 6:00PM return from Union Square.
    Group two: 3:00 PM pickup from SFO; 9:00PM return from Union Square .

    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 California Historical Landmark has become a popular tourist destination for both its historical significance and its shops and culture. The square itself is a public plaza, and the neighborhood extends for several blocks around it. «Less
    Standard Hotel: Marriot / Courtyard Marriot / Beverly Heritage / Days Inn / 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 (530 miles)

    After departing from San Francisco in the morning, we will make our way back to Los Angeles via a stop at the magnificent Yosemite National Park, where we will see many of the park's most famous sights. We will arrive in Los Angeles in the late evening.

    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
    Standard Hotel: Ramada Inn/Quality Inn & Suites/Days Inn or Similar
    Deluxe Hotel: Crowne Plaza/Park Inn Radisson/Courtyard Marriott/Pacific Palm Resort/Hilton Hotel
    Day 4

    Los Angeles - Palm Springs Outlet - Phoenix (357 miles)

    Today we will drive to Palm Springs Outlet, with hundreds world level discounts luxury brand shop and factory shop. You can find almost any brands you can think of in there. This shopping center in order to hope to satisfy your shopping needs, but also gives you more different products. Overnight in Phoenix, Arizona.

    More» The city of Palm Springs in southeastern California is a desert resort with many recreational activities for those with active lifestyles. It is also the home of the star-studded Palm Springs International Film Festival, which occurs every January. «Less

    • Always Visit
      More» A shopping complex in southern California, the Desert Hill Outlets offer the best deals on designer goods, such as Armani, Dolce & Gabbana, and Versace, among many other impressive fashion outlets. «Less
    Deluxe Hotel: Hilton Hotel
    Day 5

    Phoenix - Biosphere No.II. - Tucson (107 miles)

    Today, we will visit the largest artificial ecological circulation system built in the 1990s when we stop by Biosphere 2. After that, we will visit the Tucson Pima Air and Space Museum. Guests will have the chance to take an optional tram tour to see the museum's collection of military aircraft. Then, we will visit the Mission San Xavier del Bac, the oldest church in the southwestern U.S. Finally, we will go to Tucson.

    More» Tucson has grown into a modern metropolis without entirely sacrificing its historic quarters. Equal parts college town and retirement community, it's one of the more attractive big cities of the Southwest – which admittedly isn't saying much. «Less

    • Always Visit
      More» Biosphere 2 is an experimental facility now owned by the University of Arizona. It was created to test whether humans could live in a second, artificially constructed environment. Today, it is open for tours and research discussion. «Less
      Admission (Optional): Adult $25; Child $25|Duration: Approx. 1 Hour 30 Minutes
    • Always Visit
      More» The Mission San Xavier del Bac is a historic, Catholic mission founded in 1692 by Father Eusebio Kino. Still actively run by Franciscans, visitors can admire the beautiful architecture and paintings while attending mass. «Less
      Duration: Approx. 30 Minutes
    • Always Visit
      More» Over 300 air- & spacecraft are on display at this museum that encompasses 80 acres of exhibits. «Less
      Admission (Optional): Adult $21; Child $21|Opening Hours: Daily 9:00am - 5:00pm, Closed Thanksgiving and Christmas day|Duration: Approx. 1 Hour 30 Minutes
    Deluxe Hotel: Casino Del Sol Resort
    Day 6

    Saguaro National Park - Phoenix - Palm Spring - Los Angeles (474 miles)

    Today, we will visit Saguaro National Park in the morning, known as the "soul of the desert." Then, we will head to Phoenix, followed by Palm Springs. Afterwards, we will return to Los Angeles, where the tour will come to an end. Please see "Departure and Return" for more detailed information.

    More» Showcases the many faces of the Sonoran Desert, including all of the myriad and fascinating types of cacti and wildlife. «Less

    Admission (Mandatory): Adult $10; Child $10
    • Departure & Return

    • Airport Pickup: Tour guides will meet you in front of Information Center of Terminal 2(Departure Level) at 12:00pm, 3:00pm, 6:00pm and 9:00pm precisely, and then escort you to the hotels (The SFO hotels include but not limited to Marriot, Courtyard Marriot, Beverly Heritage, Day Inn, and super 8). For later night flights arriving between 9:00pm and 11:30pm, extra airport pickup charges will be applied. The first person will be charged $120.00 and companion will be charged at a price at $10.00 per person. The maximum capacity is 5 people.
    • Departure: Please arrange flight leave LAX after 9:30 pm or Phoenix (PHX) after 3:00pm.
    • Price Includes

    • 1 breakfast
    • LAX/PHX airport drop off
    • 5 nights hotel accommodation
    • All domestic ground transportation via air-conditioned vehicle
    • Tour guide Level 2: semi-guided tour
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    • Price Excludes

    • Admission Fees:
      Destination Adult Child
      Saguaro National Park
      Saguaro National Park (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
      Tucson, AZ
      Biosphere 2 (Optional) $25 $25
      Pima Air and Space Museum (Optional) $21 $21
      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.
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    • 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
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