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3-Day California Coast Ride Tour from Los Angeles, San Francisco Out

  • Tour code: 922-708
  • Available: Mon, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat (Nov to Apr); Daily (May to Oct)
  • Depart from: Los Angeles, CA
  • Duration: 3 Days 2 Nights
From USD$803

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Highlights:

2-Night hotel. Amtrak Los Angeles to San Luis Obispo and Monterey. Hearst Castle and Winery tour. San Simeon Coast Tour. 17-Mile Drive. Pebble Beach. Carmel by the Sea.

Special Remarks:

  • THIS IS AN INDEPENDENT TRIP using AMTRAK and local Tour Operator. This will no be a group Tour
  • Requires a minimum of 2 persons.

Pricing Details

Single: $1034
Double (/Person): $803
Third Person Adult: $572
Child (Age 5-11): $462
Fourth Person Adult: N/A
Child (Age 5-11): N/A

Note: *Price in USD is based on the lowest price per person per room over the next 30 days. Exact prices are displayed when you select a date.

  • Child Rate: Child rates apply to those 5 to 11 years and using existing bedding with 2 full-paying passengers (regardless of ages). Children under 5 years old are free of charge. All expenses for children under 5 (cribs, rollaway bed, meals, etc.) are payable locally.
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Tour Itinerary

  • Day 1 Los Angeles - San Luis Obispo(161 miles)
  • Day 2 San Luis Obispo - Hearst Castle - Monterey (Lunch Include)(114 miles)
  • Day 3 Monterey Peninsula - San Francisco(122 miles)
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Day 1 Los Angeles - San Luis Obispo(161 miles)

Guests should go to Union Station in Los Angeles by 9:00am to board the Coast Starlight Train that leaves at 10:15am. The train will take us through the Simi Valley, full of orange groves and green houses, before we reach the coast at Oxnard. The train continues along the shoreline, passing through beautiful vistas in Santa Barbara. When we arrive in San Luis Obispo in the afternoon, we will take a shuttle to the Apple Farm Inn, where we will spend the night.
Standard Hotel: Apple Farm Inn
Dinner: Included

Day 2 San Luis Obispo - Hearst Castle - Monterey (Lunch Include)(114 miles)

The Wine Wrangler (tour company) takes you about 45minutes west to the coast and then on Highway One to San Simeon. Tour of Hearst Castle built by Julia Morgan during the 1920s and 1930s for the art collection of world famous newspaper tycoon William Randolph Hearst. This 2 hour tour is ideal for first time visitors with an easy walk, a total of about 150 steps. See the movie "Building the Dream." Enjoy a picnic lunch and stop for shopping or visit a winery. Back to Paso Robles for the train at 3:43 pm.

At Camp Roberts we will enter Monterey County and along the Salinas River oil fields give way to the Valley, one of the richest agricultural areas in California. Riding through one of the largest vineyards we will come upon miles of broccoli, lettuce, flowers and berries. Around 6:36 we will reach Salinas. Salinas Taxi will take guests to Bay Park Hotel, Monterey. (Other hotels available)

Standard Hotel: Bay Park Hotel, Monterey

Day 3 Monterey Peninsula - San Francisco(122 miles)

We will have breakfast and spend the morning at the hotel. Between noon and 1:00pm we will meet the tour bus to spend the rest of the day in historic Monterey, Cannery Row, Pacific Grove looking at golf courses, mansions and scenic vistas. We will see the Pacific crashing on the rocks and swirling around on the 17 Mile Drive; brush with luxury at the resorts of Pebble Beach; enjoy time in Carmel by the Sea for shopping & browsing. Later we will go east through Fort Ord and Castroville to Highway 101 as the artichoke and strawberry fields and green houses give way turning north along the San Andreas fault line through Gilroy and Morgan Hill. Driving through the Silicon Valley then passing by San Francisco International Airport, we will arrive at hotel around 7:30 p.m.

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.

  • Always Visit
    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.
  • Always Visit
    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.

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.

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The purchase of any travel services represents your acceptance Terms & Conditions set out herein. Please ensure that you read carefully and understand these Terms & Conditions prior to booking.

Hotels listed for each tour may change due to special events, conventions or other reasons beyond our control.

Meals when included are with a choice of menu. Dinner includes soup or salad, main course, dessert and coffee, milk or tea. Wine, bar beverages, appetizers or fancy desserts are at extra cost to you. Vegetarian, Kosher or other diets can not be guaranteed but you can order appropriate items.

Baggage checked with us is brought to and from the hotel rooms in Monterey and Solvang on the Cypress tour. In case of loss, our maximum liability is $500.00 or repairs up to $50.00 for damage other than normal wear and tear. Baggage handling is not included for Yosemite tours.

Cancellations and refunds
Regardless of reason, cancellations result in costly charges from our travel and hotel providers covering penalties and fees incurred by canceling confirmed and pending bookings. Therefore, cancellation penalties and or fees will apply. Time of cancellation will be determined when notice is received and confirmed by our office. Notice of cancellation must be made directly to TakeTours through web mail at Contact Us. Your refund request will be answered and processed promptly. If you do not receive any reply within 2 business days, that means your request is not received successfully; thus, the tour status remains "confirmed". Please contact us immediately at 617.354.2101.

Cancellation penalties per person as follows; there is 6% handling fee of refund amount.(Notification day and departure day are not counted)

Itinerary Variations
We constantly strives to improve tour itineraries and features. If such improvements can be made, or unforeseen circumstances beyond our control make changes necessary - we reserve the right to vary itineraries and to substitute hotels. At certain peak periods duplicate departures may operate, and sometimes in reverse order in which case hotels may vary from those stated on the itinerary pages.

Tour Cancellation
We reserves the right to cancel or re-schedule any tour departure in accordance with operating requirements (e.g. minimum number of passengers) or circumstances beyond its control. If cancellation is made any time prior to departure* of the tour, TakeTours' only liability will be to refund to the passenger the amount it has received for the tour booking. We will try to re-book the same or similar tour. Please note that we are not liable for any cancellation penalties incurred on any other travel arrangements including air tickets purchased separately from customers.

We are not responsible for any other travel arrangements affected due to our cancellations.