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3-Day San Francisco, Solvang, Yosemite Tour from Los Angeles

  • Tour code: 589-2344
  • Available: Daily
  • Depart from: Los Angeles, CA
  • Duration: 3 Days 2 Nights
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Visit San Francisco (Apple Park, Aquarium of the Bay, Extensive San Francisco Tour, Fisherman's Wharf, Golden Gate Bridge, Palace of Fine Art, San Francisco Bay Cruise, Silicon Valley), Yosemite National Park (El Capitan, Half Dome, Tunnel View, Yosemite Falls), Solvang.

Special Remarks:

  • Drive along the famous California State Route 1
  • Visiting Yosemite National Park (4 hours)
  • Amble in Worldwide known Stanford University
  • Enjoy California splendid nature and culture at one trip

Pricing Details

Single: $238
Double (/Person): $143
Third Person Adult: Free
Child (Age 2-9): Free
Fourth Person Adult: $114
Child (Age 2-9): $114

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.

  • Buy 2 get 1 free (3 or 4pax sharing one room): (1) Cancellation of free passenger must be made at least 14 days before departure. (2) No-show of free passenger incurs a $100 penalty fee for the reserved bus seat. (3)Discounts may not available during special events and holidays. (4) Self dismiss of discounted passenger incurs about $100 - $250 penalty fee depending the date you leave.
  • 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).

Tour Itinerary

  • Day 1 Los Angeles - Solvang - San Francisco(368 miles)
  • Day 2 San Francisco - Berkeley - Modesto(95 miles)
  • Day 3 Modesto - Yosemite National Park - Los Angeles(354 miles)
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Day 1 Los Angeles - Solvang - San Francisco(368 miles)

In the morning, the tour group will head towards Solvang along California golden Pacific coast. Upon arrival, you are able to have a drink of a gourmet European coffee and have a world-famous Danish cookie. After lunch, we will keep going north along California PCH #1 towards to Silicon Valley, visit the apple company's spacecraft building - Apple Park. We will arrive in San Francisco for the night.

Antiquated windmills and Northern Europeans-style architecture punctuate the little village's skyline. Brilliant sunshine, boundless open country and rolling hills- these are the characteristics of what the original Danish immigrants called "Solvang" or "Sunny Field".

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!

  • Always Visit
    Today we visit the world famous Silicon Valley where we will visit Google, Apple, Intel, HP and Facebook, top technology companies.
  • Always Visit
    Apple park, conceived by Steve Jobs, is the corporate headquarters of Apple Inc. It has a nickname of spaceship for its circular design and extreme scale.
    Duration: Approx. 45 Minutes
Standard Hotel: Marriott/Super 8 or similar

Day 2 San Francisco - Berkeley - Modesto(95 miles)

In the morning, we will take Extensive City Tour : visit Cable Car, Lombard Street, City Hall, St. Mary's Cathedral, and Chinatown in San Francisco. Then, we will stop by the Fisherman's Wharf - take a San Francisco Bay Cruise and visit the Aquarium of the Bay. After that, we will go inside the San Francisco city via Silicon Valley area to visit Palace of fine arts and the Golden Gate Bridge. In the afternoon, we will visit the Berkeley University.

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!

  • Always Available
    This in-depth tour of the city allows guests time at more of the famous Bay Area sights like Cable Car, Lombard Street, City Hall, St. Mary's Cathedral, and Chinatown.
    Duration: Approx. 3 Hours
  • Always Visit
    The American Society of Civil Engineers considers the Golden Gate Bridge one of the wonders of the modern world. It has been speculated that it is the most photographed bridge in the world; it's certainly one of the most picturesque.
    Duration: Approx. 30 Minutes
  • Always Visit
    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.
    Duration: Approx. 3 Hours
  • Always Visit
    Fisherman's Wharf in San Francisco, California is one of the western United States' most famous and popular tourist spots. The area is home to Ghirardelli Square, a wax museum, shopping centers, an aquarium, and much more.
    Duration: Approx. 2 Hours 30 Minutes
  • Always Visit
    See, touch, discover, and learn about the fascinating marine life of the San Francisco Bay and its surrounding waters. Visitors can stroll through 300 feet of crystal clear tunnels featuring over 20,000 marine animals.
    Admission (Optional): Adult $27; Child (3-9 yrs) $17|Opening Hours: Daily 10:00am - 6:00pm|Duration: Approx. 45 Minutes
  • Always Available
    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.
    Admission (Optional): Adult $39; Child (3-9 yrs) $27|Opening Hours: Closed on Christmas Day and New Year's Day|Duration: Approx. 1 Hour 30 Minutes

  • Always Visit
    The University of California at Berkeley is the flagship branch of the University of California system. It is also the oldest, having been founded in 1868. It is considered one of the top scientific schools in the world.
    Duration: Approx. 45 Minutes
Standard Hotel: Clarion Inn Conference Center, Modesto, CA (close to Yosemite, 2 hours away from SF downtown and airport) or similar

Day 3 Modesto - Yosemite National Park - Los Angeles(354 miles)

In the morning, the group will tour the Yosemite national park which is famous for its colossal granite rocks, spectacular waterfalls, and glacier formed U-Shaped valley. You will have a chance to see the Yosemite waterfall,the El Capitan and Tunnel View Point. After the lunch, the group will drive through the richest California Central Valley before heading back to Los Angeles We will arrive in Los Angeles in the late evening. See "Departure and Return Details" for more information.

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".

If U.S. National Park Service announces closure of major roads that lead to Yosemite National Park due to extreme weather condition such as heavy snow, we will then use two replacement scenic sites Paso Robles Winery and Solvang -Danish Village to replace Yosemite National Park. Mandatory fees will not be refunded.
Duration: Approx. 4 Hours
  • Always Visit
    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.
    Duration: Approx. 20 Minutes
  • Always Visit
    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.
    Duration: Approx. 1 Hour
  • Always Visit
    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.
    Duration: Approx. 25 Minutes
  • Always Visit
    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.

*Return time is an estimate and varies based on traffic and weather conditions.





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Booking changes
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 may be treated as a cancellation, and normal cancellation fees will apply.

Cancellations and Cancellation Fees
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 by email or through web mail at Contact Take tours for details.

Cancellation penalties per person (Notification day and departure day are not counted)

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

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 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.

I recommend this tour!

Posted by: Sarath on 2018-01-16

Overall Nice experience. Real value for money. Trip is well planned and executed. Guide and Driver did a nice job.

I recommend this tour!

Posted by: RAMASHRAYA on 2018-01-01

I am happy with the arrangements done for the tour. Fullfill my expectations.

I recommend this tour!

Posted by: Brandon on 2017-09-15

Just finished this tour today!! Amazing, our tour guide Simon was the best! He made sure we were comfortable and if we needed assistance he was sure to do his best at accommodations. I will be booking more tours with this company!!

I recommend this tour!

Posted by: Riza on 2017-09-05

Just came back from this tour for the Labor Day weekend. I gave 5 stars for the itinerary because I love how they planned the trip from Day 1 to Day 3. It seemed very hectic but it was all worth it! The 17 mile drive scenic spots was amazing! Golden Gate bridge is still as great as I remember it from the last time we went 10 years ago. Yosemite is majestic and the area is a sight to behold. I just wish we could've stayed longer, so be aware that you will only spend at least 1 and 1/2 hour here. At least the weather was cooler than in SF. It would've been a perfect trip for us if the heat wave did not affected the places where we went but we cannot control the weather. Overall, we still managed to enjoy the sights. I only gave 4 stars for accommodation because Our 1st hotel was Marriott in Sunnyvale which was very nice, clean and everything seems to be brand new. But the second hotel Clarion in Modesto is really old and needed a lot of improvements. I read that in one of the reviews and everything he pointed out were true. The only good point is the pool which was bigger than the first hotel so my kids had a great time before they went to bed. There was a fridge and microwave in their room but none in ours. Also 4 stars for the bus and guide. Transportation was okay and our driver James and tour guide Charlie did a good job too. James is very friendly, but Charlie is uptight most of the time. But I give him credit for still dropping us off at Union Station even though at first he said there might be some road closures. But he did not give us any hard time on the return location. And it is true that you need to pay extra ( make sure to bring cash ) for the mandatory fees and the tips. You can choose not to take the extensive tour if you just want to enjoy SF City by yourselves, but you have to know the area. You can just arrange with your guide where and what time they can pick you up. Overall we had a great 3 Day trip and I recommend this to all. We are already planning on our next vacation with Take Tours!

I recommend this tour!

Posted by: Deepa on 2017-07-07

This 3 day tour of Monterey, SF, and Yosemite is total value for money. Enjoyed the trip. Bay cruise at the Fisherman's Wharf was the best part for us, also the SF tour. Tour guide Jackie was good too. Only con is that we don't get to sleep much for 3 days, as each day bus starts quite early around 5-6 am! Still, would totally recommend this tour to friends.

I recommend this tour!

Posted by: Angela on 2017-06-30

This was a wonderful 3 day and 2 nights experience. Price was right. I recommend to everyone.

I recommend this tour!

Posted by: chellie on 2017-06-04

had a wonderful experience overall

I recommend this tour!

Posted by: Aliasgar on 2017-06-02

The service was great and the tour guide was very helpful. Left early so we avoided traffic and the hotels were great. Overall it was hectic but worth it!

I recommend this tour!

Posted by: NILOOFAR on 2017-05-02

Thanks a lot for all you do .Very organized tour .This tour is worth it for the price you pay


Posted by: norma on 2017-02-20

my tour guide was Larry awesome guy! The hotels were ok and comfortable. I don't see why people complain about them when we don't spend that much time in them.

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