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2-Day Monterey and Carmel Tour from San Francisco

Tour Code: 039-6554
Available:
Tue, Sat
Depart from:
San Francisco, CA
Duration:
2 Days 1 Night

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Highlights: Visit Monterey (17-Mile Drive, Bird Rock, California State Route 1, Cannery Row, Lone Cypress, Monterey Bay Aquarium), Carmel (Mission San Carlos Borromeo de Carmelo), Pacific Grove.

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    • Child fare only applies to children under 11 years old
    • Please note that under California laws, children under 8 years old must have car seats protection. Customers need to bring car seats by themselves. If not, tour operator will not allow children on bus.
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    Day 1

    San Francisco - Monterey (86 miles)

    We will depart from San Francisco on California Highway 1 (SR 1) to Monterey. We will have short rest and coffee break in Davenport. In the afternoon we will have free time to explore Cannery Row, shops, restaurants and old Fisherman's Wharf and visit Monterey Bay Aquarium (optional).
    • Monterey, CA

      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.

      California State Route 1

      Running along the northern California coast, Route 1 is a major north-south state highway and offers travelers breathtaking vistas and ocean views of the Pacific Ocean coastline.

      Cannery Row

      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.

      Monterey Bay Aquarium

      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.

      Opening Hours: 10:00am - 6:00pm, Winter: 10am - 5pm; Summer: 9:30am - 6pm; Summer Weekend: 9:30am - 8pm; Close on Christamas Day

    Day 2

    Monterey - Carmel - San Francisco (127 miles)

    Today we will tour Pacific Grove and the 17-mile Drive, see the golf course of Pebble Beach, seaside mansions, Bird Rock and the much-photographed Lone Cypress Tree. We will then visit the town of Carmel. We'll have time to take a short excursion to experience the historic Mission San Carlos Borromeo. Late in the afternoon, we will start our journey back to San Francisco.
    • Monterey, CA

      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.

      17-Mile Drive

      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.

      Bird Rock

      It is a small island in the west coast of 17 miles scenic area and often frequented by many seabirds.

      Lone Cypress

      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.
    • Pacific Grove, CA

      This coastal city lies in Monterey County. Author John Steinbeck lived in a cottage here for many years. Musicians Janis Joplin and Frank Zappa also lived here for some time.
    • Carmel, CA

      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.

      Mission San Carlos Borromeo de Carmelo

      Also known as the Carmel Mission or Mission Carmel, it is a Roman Catholic mission church in Carmel-by-the-Sea, California. It is on the National Register of Historic Places and a U.S. National Historic Landmark.
    • Departure & Return

    • Pickup Service: Complimentary pick-up service is available from most hotels in downtown San Francisco or Fisherman's Wharf area. Please call local tour operator to re-confirm pick up time. Please click here to see the list of available hotels and pickup times. Exact pick-up time will be provided upon reconfirmation 24 hours prior to the tour.
    • Price Includes

    • Admission to 17-mile Drive to Carmel by the Sea
    • 1 night hotel accommodation
    • Roundtrip transfter
    • Price Excludes

    • Meals and beverages for the trip. Restaurants will be selected by your tour guide.
    • Gratuities for your guide and driver
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    Cancellation penalties per person for 1-day or half day tours

    (Notification day and departure day are not counted)
    • 7 days or more prior to departure - the greater of $35 or 10% 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 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.

    Cancellation penalties per person for overnights tours

    (Notification day and departure day are not counted)
    • 10 days or more prior to departure - the greater of $35 or 10% of total purchase amount.
    • Within 10 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 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.

    NOTE: We cannot grant any refunds more than 30 days after completion of tour.

    Itinerary Variations
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    Tour Cancellation:
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