5-Day Santa Barbara, 17 Miles, Napa Valley, San Francisco, Yosemite Tour from Los Angeles with airport pick up

  • Tour code: 089-5844
  • Available: Daily
  • Depart from: Los Angeles, CA
  • Duration: 5 Days 4 Nights
From USD$418

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Highlights:

Visit San Francisco (Fisherman's Wharf, Golden Gate Bridge), Yosemite National Park, Monterey (17-Mile Drive), Napa Valley, Sausalito.

Special Remarks:

  • Free Airport Pick Up and Drop Off
  • Free Breakfast in LA Hotel
  • Driving along world famous California State Route 1
  • Optional Santa Monica Tour on Day 1 for early arrivals.

Pricing Details

Single: $618
Double (/Person): $418
Third Person Adult: $10
Child (Age 2-9): $10
Fourth Person Adult: $238
Child (Age 2-9): $238

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 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 $238 penalty fee for the reserved bus seat. (4) Self dismiss of discounted passenger incurs about $100 - $250 penalty fee depending the date you leave.
  • Child Rate: Child rates apply to those 3-9 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(14 miles)
  • Day 2 Los Angeles - Solvang - San Francisco(368 miles)
  • Day 3 From Mar 1, choose 1 from Napa Valley+Sausalito or Redwood Forest+Monterey
  • Day 3 From Mar 1, choose 1 from Napa Valley+Sausalito or Redwood Forest+Monterey
  • Day 4 San Francisco - Berkeley - Modesto(95 miles)
  • Day 5 Modesto - Yosemite National Park - Los Angeles(354 miles)
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Day 1 Los Angeles(14 miles)

Today we will gather in Los Angeles. Please meet our tour guide at the Baggage Claim Area of each Terminal. He will be wearing a blue uniform. From there we will transfer to the hotel for checkin. Those who arrive outside the transfer time can take the free shuttle to the hotel on their own.

All who arrive before 5:00pm (during the winter season, it gets dark early, so the time will be 3:00pm) are invited to take a trip to Santa Monica, CA for an extra fee. The last shuttle available from Santa Monica to Los Angeles is at 9:00pm.

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.

  • Always Available
    Gorgeous seaside Santa Monica is best known for the Santa Monica Pier amusement park and fairgrounds. Guests on this tour can head to the boardwalk or do some upscale shopping at places like the Third Street Promenade!
    Admission (Optional): Adult $25; Child $25
  • Always Visit
    Many upscale designer stores, such as Armani, Gucci, and Boss, have locations in the Third Street Promenade, a famous shopping and dining complex in Santa Monica, conveniently located near the beach.
  • Always Visit
    This large pier in Santa Monica, California is an iconic and historic waterfront amusement park. It first opened in 1909. The building that houses its 1920s carousel is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.
Standard Hotel: Best Western,15000 Hawthorne Boulevard, Lawndale, CA 90260 OR Similar near LAX

Day 2 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 3 From Mar 1, choose 1 from Napa Valley+Sausalito or Redwood Forest+Monterey

Option 1:

San Francisco - Napa Valley - Castello Di Amorosa - Sausalito - San Francisco

(52 miles)
In the morning, we will head to Napa Valley to sample the local wines. At our own expense, we can also visit the famous Castello di Amorosa Winery. At the same time, you will enjoy the beautiful view of Napa Valley. After that, we will head to the famous coastal town of Sausalito, where we will get amazing views of the San Francisco skyline from across the water. In the evening, we will return to San Francisco.

This region between San Francisco and Sacremento is internationally famous for its wines, which are considered among the best in the world. Visitors can tour many of the more than four hundred vineyards and wineries that dot the area.

Duration: Approx. 1 Hour
  • Always Available
    Castello di Amorosa, a 13th century Tuscan-styled castle and winery, is the only authentic medieval castle in the United States. In addition to touring the castle interior, visitors can taste a wide selection of fine Napa Valley wine which is made on premises and not sold elsewhere.
    Admission (Optional): Adult $40; Child (Under 21 yrs, without Wine Tasting) $40|Duration: Approx. 1 Hour

Sausalito is north across the Golden Gate Bridge from San Francisco. It is the home of Vista Point, the Marine Mammal Center, and beautiful views of San Francisco Bay.

Duration: Approx. 1 Hour
Option 2:

San Francisco - Redwood Forest - Monterey - San Francisco

(752 miles) (From 2018-03-01)
In the morning, we will head to Redwood Forest , home of some of the largest trees on the planet-- some of which you can even drive a car through. At our own expense, we can also take the Roaring Camp Steam Train stroll around the Redwood Trees. Then we'll see the beautiful coastline of California as we drive along the 17-Mile Drive. In the evening, we will return to San Francisco.

Home to the tallest trees on Earth. The trees can live to be 2000 years old and grow to over 300 feet tall. The park also protect vast prairies, oak woodlands, wild riverways, and nearly 40 miles of pristine coastline, all supporting a rich mosaic of wildlife diversity and cultural traditions.

  • Always Visit
    The steam trains that run along Roaring Camp Railroads' lines are authentic, dating back to 1867 and the protection of an area of redwoods known as the "Big Trees." The railway was established in 1875 to carry tourists there.
    Admission (Optional): Adult $29; Child $29|Duration: Approx. 2 Hours

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.

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    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.
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    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.
    Duration: Approx. 15 Minutes
  • Always Visit
    It is a small island in the west coast of 17 miles scenic area and often frequented by many seabirds.
    Duration: Approx. 30 Minutes
  • Always Visit
    Pebble Beach is regarded as one of the finest golf courses in the world. The Lodge is a deluxe hotel that provides front-row seats to beautiful views of the course, as well as luxury lodging and fine dining.
    Duration: Approx. 45 Minutes
Standard Hotel: Courtyard Marriott/CitiGarden Hotel or similar
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Day 4 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 5 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.

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