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California Coast from San Francisco

3 days, 2 nights

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Prices per person:
$1300 – $800
3 days, 2 nights
Monterey, Carmel, Santa Cruz, Santa Barbara



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This itinerary can be combined in any order and with all or part of the suggested itinerary including extending stays. Additional destinations are also available.

Pick-up Locations:

Suggested Itinerary

Day 1

8 :00 am – 8 :30 am Pick-ups from San Francisco hôtels and départ for Monterey via Highway 1.

Drive through Santa Cruz, Capitola and arrive Monterey approximate 11 :00 am.
Photo and comfort stop as requested with advance notice

11:00 am Tour of Monterey including Monterey downtown, Cannery and Fisherman’s Wharf. Lunch on own in Monterey or by Pebble Beach Lodge. Advance reservation recommended

2:00 pm Depart Monterey for 17 Mile Drive tour. Departure time can be earlier if lunch will be with Lodge at Pebble Beach.

4:00 pm Check in with Carmel Mission Inn. Short walking tour of Carmel
Dinner on own

Day 2  Hotel Breakfast
8:30 am Hotel check-out and depart for Hearst Castle
TBA Photo Stops along California coast and Big Sur
12:00 pm Approximate Hearst Castle arrival. Lunch on own

1:00 pm Hearst Castle tour
2:30 pm Depart for Solvang
TBA Photo Stop at Morro Bay
4:45 pm Approximate arrival time in Solvang. Short driving tour of Solvang
5:00 pm Check-in with Holiday Inn Express Solvang or Wine Valley Inn Solvang
Dinner on own

Day 3  Hotel Breakfast
8:30 am Hotel check-out and depart for Santa Barbara tour including Stern Wharf, the courthouse, State Street and Santa Barbara Mission.

TBA Lunch on own on State Street
1:00 pm Depart Santa Barbara for Getty Villa or Getty Center
3:00 pm Tour of Getty
5:00 pm Depart for Getty
6:00 pm Drop off in Los Angeles

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Prices Include:

  • 2 nights accommodations : one night in Carmel and one night in Solvang
  • Admissions to 17 Mile Drive, Santa Barbara Mission and Hearst Castle
  • Private transportation based on 23 seat minibus
  • Professional driver guide
  • Driver guide gratuity
  • San Francisco pick-up and Los Angeles drop off
  • 2 hotel breakfasts
  • All taxes

Prices Do Not Include:

  • Lunch, dinner, and beverages
  • Hotel and airport baggage services
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Carmel:  Carmel Mission Inn

Solvang:  Wine Valley Inn

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Terms and Conditions

No refund for cancellation within 7 days for coach tours. It is the passenger’s responsibility to be at the departure point at the appointed time. No refunds nor credit will be given for a missed departure. Tours must be booked and paid in advance.

Tours and prices are subject to availability at time of booking. All prices include taxes. Meals are not included, unless otherwise noted. Tour prices do not include tips for drivers and/or tour guides.

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