Starting at $22998 days • 9 meals
Tour HighlightsSan Francisco, Yosemite National Park, Monterey, 17 Mile Drive, Big Sur, Hearst Castle, Santa Barbara, Old Mission Santa Barbara, Los Angeles, San Diego
TOUR DESCRIPTIONFrom the big cities of San Francisco, Los Angeles, and San Diego, to Mother Nature’s masterpiece, Yosemite National Park, you’ll see the sights and landmarks that make California so unforgettable. Witness the majestic Golden Gate Bridge. Tour glorious Hearst Castle and explore some if its 165 rooms and 127 acres. Travel along the breathtaking Big Sur Coast. Stay in the quaint seaside village of Santa Barbara, often called “America’s Riviera." Visit Old Mission Santa Barbara established in 1786 and enjoy the spectacular view of the city from the stunning Courthouse. Stop at Graumann’s Chinese Theatre and see the popular Hollywood Walk of Fame on a tour with a local expert.
- Stay in Yosemite National Park and receive firsthand experiences of its towering waterfalls and unique rock formations.
- Travel 17 Mile Drive, the scenic bypass lining the Pacific Ocean, and see such landmarks as the Lone Cypress Tree, the flat top evergreen symbolic of Pebble Beach.
- Explore the seashore village of Santa Barbara and see why its nickname is “The American Riviera.”
- A 2-night stay in San Diego at the end of your trip includes a perfect balance of sightseeing and leisure time.
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Passport & visa information
Certain countries require a minimum of 6 months passport validity. You are strongly urged to contact the appropriate consulate for details. Visit www.travel.state.gov for the U.S. State Department for the latest details about passports and visa requirements.
IMPORTANT: We recommend that our clients traveling abroad take a photocopy of their passport and applicable visas. It should be packed separately from your actual passport and visa. We also recommend leaving a copy at home with your emergency contact.
Destination Facts & Stats
California is 3 hours behind Eastern Standard Time.
An adaptor (which changes the physical plug) and/or converter (which changes the electric current) are necessary if you plan to use an appliance with voltage different from the standard within the country you are visiting. Please note, if your appliance has dual voltage you may still need an adaptor for the plug. When packing your electronic items for travel, please review the converter electric current level to make sure it is the same or greater than the items you are planning on using. If you plan on utilizing or transporting a sleep apnea machine, please remember to pack an extension cord and adapter plug to ensure proper function.
Highest elevation included on tour 3,990 feet, Yosemite Lodge, Yosemite National Park.