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5-Day Los Angeles, San Diego, Pacific Surfliner and Universal Studios In-depth Tour with LAX transfer Tour Code: 873-18961

From USD$898
Thu
Los Angeles, CA
English; Mandarin Chinese
5 4
Visit Los Angeles (Universal Studios Hollywood, Beverly Hills, Dolby Theater, Farmers Market, Getty Center, Griffith Observatory, South Coast Plaza, Walk of Fame), San Diego (Balboa Park, Cabrillo National Monument, Old Town San Diego, Pacific Surfliner, San Diego Harbor Cruise), Santa Monica, Yorba Linda (Richard Nixon Presidential Library and Museum). Inclusions: 4 nights hotel accommodations, All domestic ground transportation
Price In USD (Price per person based on double occupancy)
Price (/person)
    Single $1198
    Double $898
    3rd Person
    Adult $548
    Child $548
    4th Person
    Adult $548
    Child $548
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Day 1: Los Angeles-Santa Monica(15 miles)

Welcome to Los Angeles! Shortly after you arrive at the Los Angeles International Airport (LAX), your guide will take you to Santa Monica which is the end of the Route 66. This is home to the most beautiful beach in Los Angeles and it is also the filming place for many Hollywood movies and stars. From time to time, you will come across amazing street performers! Here, you can stop by to watch their performances and discover their unique talents. 


Kind Reminder:
It is highly recommended to arrange a flight arriving at the Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) before 14:00. If you arrive early, please patiently wait for your tour guide at the airport.

  • Santa Monica, CA

    Santa Monica, CA
    Santa Monica is a beachfront city in western Los Angeles County, California, US. Santa Monica is home to executives and Hollywood celebrities amongst others and it is a mixture of very affluent, single-family neighborhoods, renters, surfers, young professionals, and students.
Standard Hotel: Holiday Inn El Monte - Los Angeles Or Hartford Hotel, Bw Signature Collection Or Same level

Day 2: Los Angeles

Today we will visit Los Angeles, the "City of Angels!" In the early morning, we will go to the Griffith Observatory. Following, we will visit the must-see Hollywood Walk of Fame, where you can find the exclusive medals and handprints of many famously known movie stars. You may also discover the Dolby Theatre nearby. Shortly after, we will take a look at the Original Farmers Market. This market is unlike any other and is home to a variety of shops. In the afternoon, we will take an in-depth look at the beautiful city of Beverly Hills! The nearby Palm Avenue in California is also a famous place to encounter. Following, we will visit the Getty! The Getty is famous for its valuable collections, and you will have the opportunity to see one-of-a-kind art treasures up-close. After our amazing day tour, we will conclude the night by eating at the popular Sichuan hot pot restaurant - Nice To Meet You restaurant to enjoy a delicious hot pot!
  • Los Angeles, CA

    Los Angeles, CA
    A top US city, Los Angeles is known worldwide as the home of the rich and famous. From its prominent Hollywood neighborhood to landmarks like Dolby Theater, this magnificent city is sure to provide fun and amusement for all.

    Griffith Observatory

    The Griffith Observatory overlooks the city of Los Angeles from the slopes of Mount Lee, full of astronomical and other scientific themed exhibits. Since its opening in the 1930s, admission has been free.

    Opening Hours: Tue - Fri 12:00pm - 10:00pm, closed from April 22nd to May 6th, 2019, Sat - Sun 10:00am - 10:00pm|Duration: Approx. 1 Hour

    Walk of Fame

    Walk of Fame
    The Hollywood Walk of Fame is a world-famous attraction in the Hollywood neighborhood of Los Angeles California. The entirety of the Walk spans 18 blocks and contains more than 2,400 stars emblazoned with the names of celebrities deemed worthy.

    Duration: Approx. 1 Hour

    Dolby Theater

    Dolby Theater
    The Dolby Theater-- known as the Kodak Theater until 2012-- is a massive shopping complex and entertainment arena that is best known for hosting the Academy Awards. It has been the home of the Oscars since 2002.

    Duration: Approx. 30 Minutes

    Farmers Market

    More than just a historic Los Angeles location, the city's Farmers Market is a wonderful place to buy produce and other foodstuffs. It is a permanent fixture in the city, unlike most farmers markets, which are temporary.

    Opening Hours: Mon - Fri 9:00am - 9:00pm, Sat 9:00am - 8:00pm, Sun 10:00am - 7:00pm|Duration: Approx. 1 Hour

    Beverly Hills

    Beverly Hills
    In the exquisite Beverly Hills neighborhood of Los Angeles are the homes of countless celebrities from the film, television, and music industries. Even its area code, 90210, has become iconic across the world.

    Duration: Approx. 30 Minutes

    Getty Center

    One of two locations of the J. Paul Getty Museum, this art museum sits atop a hill in the Brentwood area of LA. It is a massive complex of buildings, complete with a research center.

    Opening Hours: Tue - Thu 10:00am - 5:30pm, Closed Monday, Fri - Sat 10:00am - 9:00pm|Duration: Approx. 2 Hours

Standard Hotel: Holiday Inn El Monte - Los Angeles Or Hartford Hotel, Bw Signature Collection Or Same level
Dinner: Included (Internet Celebrity Hot Pot)

Day 3: Los Angeles-Yorba Linda-San Diego(116 miles)

Today we will visit the Nixon Presidential Library and Museum! Here you can learn all about the great deeds of President Nixon. At noon, you will enjoy an exquisite lunch in the library, which is definitely a unique experience! Then, we will head to the charming harbor city of San Diego. In the Old Town San Diego, unique Spanish-style buildings can be seen everywhere. We will even take a look at the Cabrillo National Monument, where you can not only overlook the largest naval base in the western coast of the United States, but also enjoy the sea view of San Diego! You can also take a special look at the romantic lighthouse and if you're lucky, you may even spot a whale!
  • Yorba Linda, CA

    Richard Nixon Presidential Library and Museum

    Richard Nixon’s Presidency is one of the most exhaustively documented administrations in American history. The Nixon Presidential Materials Collection contains approximately 46 million pages of documents, 3,700 hours of recorded Presidential conversations known as the “White House Tapes”, 4,000 separate recordings of broadcast video, nearly 4,500 audio recordings, 300,000 still photographs, two million feet of film, and more than 35,000 State and Public Gifts.

    Duration: Approx. 1 Hour 30 Minutes

  • San Diego, CA

    San Diego, CA
    One of the largest cities in the country is San Diego, California. This beautiful city sits on the Pacific Ocean in southern California, not far from the Mexican border.

    Old Town San Diego

    Old Town San Diego
    Historic Old Town, San Diego is a historical and tourist-centered area that was the sight of the first European settlement in California. Within its boundaries are a litany of hotels, restaurants, shops, and two large parks.

    Duration: Approx. 1 Hour 30 Minutes

    Cabrillo National Monument

    The Cabrillo National Monument offers an amazing view of San Diego's harbor and skyline. It includes the Old Point Loma Lighthouse which is San Diego icon. It has been there since 1854. There is even a statue and museum in the Visitor Center that commemorate Juan Rodriguez Cabrillo's exploration of the coast of California.

    Duration: Approx. 1 Hour 30 Minutes

Standard Hotel: Holiday Inn San Diego Bayside Or Best Western San Diego/Miramar Hotel Or Same level
Lunch: Included (President's Garden Lunch)

Day 4: San Diego-Los Angeles(120 miles)

In the morning, we will visit the largest urban cultural park in the United States called Balboa Park! The park is the former site of California's 1915 World Fair. The most photographed place in the park is the Lily Pond. Here, you can take in all the beauty and discover mother nature’s beauty. In this famous harbor city, you must not miss the opportunity to take the harbor cruise. With so much to see and do, the memories will be everlasting! Following, we will take the Pacific Surfliner to start a train roaming journey. It will definitely be an unforgettable experience for your trip! Shortly after, we will go to the shopping paradise known as the South Coast Plaza!
  • San Diego, CA

    San Diego, CA
    One of the largest cities in the country is San Diego, California. This beautiful city sits on the Pacific Ocean in southern California, not far from the Mexican border.

    Balboa Park

    Balboa Park in San Diego, California is a 1,200-acre complex containing gardens, museums, and the famous San Diego Zoo. The park is almost 150 years old, and sees more than 12 million visitors every year as of 2001.

    Duration: Approx. 1 Hour 30 Minutes

    San Diego Harbor Cruise

    San Diego Harbor Cruise
    This boat tour takes guests into one of the largest natural harbors in the United States. Passengers will see the famous southwestern city of San Diego like never before, and may even catch a glimpse of the naval base!

    Duration: Approx. 1 Hour 30 Minutes

    Pacific Surfliner

    Ride the rails of the Pacific Surfliner for a unique discovery of the Southern California landscapes. Starting at the southern end of the route, you'll find an almost endless list of world-class attractions in the sun-splashed city of San Diego. Heading north, the route takes you directly through Anaheim and your worry-free trip to Los Angeles.

    Duration: Approx. 3 Hours

  • Los Angeles, CA

    Los Angeles, CA
    A top US city, Los Angeles is known worldwide as the home of the rich and famous. From its prominent Hollywood neighborhood to landmarks like Dolby Theater, this magnificent city is sure to provide fun and amusement for all.

    South Coast Plaza

    South Coast Plaza is a global shopping destination with more than 250 extraordinary boutiques, restaurants, an Orange County Museum of Art and so much more!

    Duration: Approx. 2 Hours 30 Minutes

Standard Hotel: Holiday Inn El Monte - Los Angeles Or Hartford Hotel, Bw Signature Collection Or Same level

Day 5: Los Angeles

In the morning we will head to Universal Studios in Hollywood! Whether it is the wizarding world of Harry Potter, the rapids in the Jurassic Park, or the shocking 3D virtual roller coaster of Transformers, every ride can take you into the legendary world of cinema. You will also have the opportunity to witness the scenes of Hollywood blockbusters such as "King Kong" and "Jaws". After an exciting day tour, your guide will drop you off at Los Angeles International Airport (LAX).
  • Los Angeles, CA

    Los Angeles, CA
    A top US city, Los Angeles is known worldwide as the home of the rich and famous. From its prominent Hollywood neighborhood to landmarks like Dolby Theater, this magnificent city is sure to provide fun and amusement for all.

    Universal Studios Hollywood

    Universal Studios Hollywood
    With rides based on beloved motion pictures and behind-the-scenes tours of film sets, Universal Studios in Los Angeles is one of the most exciting theme parks in the world. There are constant shows and attractions to fill a day or more.
  • LAX Airport meet and greet: Your tour escort will be holding a sign with your name . Please book a flight arriving before 14:00. If your flight arrival after 14:00, please go to the hotel to check-in by yourself. You may contact the tour guide for more information.
  • 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.
  • Return Flight arrangement: There are still travel activities on the last day of the tour. Make sure to book a return flight departing from LAX after 8:00pm 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

  • 4 nights hotel accommodations
  • All domestic ground transportation
  • Tour guide Level 2: semi-guided tour
  • All taxes
  • Hotel breakfast

Price Excludes

  • Mandatory Admission Package: $200/person Including Dolby Theater, Nixon Library, Navy Harbor Cruise, Sea View Train, Universal Studios, National Monument, Internet Celebrity Coffee, President's Garden Lunch, and Internet Celebrity Hot Pot.
  • 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 ($15.00/day per passenger, any child and Infant reserving a seat have to pay the service fees as well).
  • 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

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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 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.
  • Changes to Reservations: 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 will be treated as a cancellation, and normal cancellation fees will apply.
  • Cancellation penalties per person (request day and departure day are not counted)
    31 days or more prior to departure - 10% of total purchase amount.
    15-30 days prior to departure - 30% of total purchase amount.
    8-14 days prior to departure - 50% of total purchase amount.
    Within 7 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 scheduled trip to fully refund affected customers although tour companies will make every effort to maintain normal operations.
    The refund amount will be credited directly to your account. Or the refund can also be forwarded directly to your credit card with a 10% handling fee.
    NOTE: We cannot grant any refunds more than 30 days after completion of the tour.
  • 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.
  • If the weather condition, war, general strikes, and other unforeseen circumstances interrupt the journey, our company reserves the right to rearrange the journey without refunding the tour fee.
  • Hotel Policy
    Smoking is strictly prohibited at all hotels, violation of this rule will result in a fine penalty of at least $300/person, along with other legal liabilities. One hotel room can accommodate 4 guests utmost (regardless of age). Guests need to contact the hotel and bear the fee yourselves if you require extra bed.
    Guests can check in to the hotel by tour confirmation number and valid ID.
    Note: guests cannot self-check-in in Las Vegas hotels. Please pick up room card from your tour guide.
  • The tour schedule is for reference only, tour operator may make adjustment according to the actual situation.

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.
  • Chinese Visa holders: Please print out the EVUS form.

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