5-Day Los Angeles to 17-Mile Drive, Yosemite National Park, Universal Studios Hollywood and San Francisco Tour (Free airport Pickup)
Tour Code: GOL-LA-500A
Duration: 5 Day(s) / 4 Night(s)
Tour Guide: Chinese, English
- 7 Days left
Experience: UNESCO, Family
Extra (Excluded): Wifi, Meal etc...
Tour Guide:Chinese, English
Tue,Fri (2022-05-17 To 2022-12-31) | 2022-12-24
Let’s visit Pebble beach and explore the Golden State Bridge!
Drive down the scenic 17-mile Dr!
Let’s take a look at the Palace of Fine Art.
Explore Lombard Street, Fisherman’s Wharf and San Francisco!
Visit Yosemite National Park for an unforgettable experience!
Take a trip to one of the all-time greatest theme parks in the United States!
Flight information: Please provide arrival/return flight schedules at the time of booking or at least 4 business days prior to departure. Otherwise, you will be required to proceed to the hotel at your own expense. If the Flight delays, we cannot guarantee airport pick-up service for free.
*Airport Pick-up Location：
Arrival procedure for US domestic & Canada flight: Arrival→Baggage Claim area→Meet tour guide→Tour guide will arrange shuttle bus service.
Arrival procedure for International flight: Arrival→Go through immigration→Baggage
Claim Area→Go through Custom→Meet tour guide at the Passenger Exit (located at 7-Eleven Convenience Store)→Tour guide will arrange shuttle bus service.
*Free Airport pickup time: 9:00-22:00. It means free pickup for finishing check out and standing at the gate before 22:00. (The free pickup service is based on the seat availability, first come first serve. So it is possible that you need to wait a little bit long during high season.)
*Airport meeting: The guide will be wearing a yellow uniform, holding a small yellow flag or an iPad with the local provider's icon.
We will depart from Los Angeles this morning and travel to the picturesque Monterey Peninsula! Sea breezes, surging waves, bizarre rocks, and adorable seals along with sea lions rest on the beach. First, we will stop at a world’s first-class golf course resort to sightsee the amazing ocean views and multimillion-dollar mansions. Then we enjoy the scenery of the 17 Miles dr., which is truly breathtaking!
Los Angeles → 17-Mile Drive (Mandatory) → The Lodge at Pebble Beach (60 mins) → San Francisco
Refers to the city located in the south of California, well known for its television and film industry. The area of the city is 1,302 km² with a population of 3.884 million according to the census of 2013.
San Francisco, United States founded in 1979 in north California is the cultural, commercial and financial centre of the city and the only consolidated city in California.
Join us today as we head over to San Francisco! San Francisco is home to over 50 rolling hills and is surrounded by water on 3 sides. We will visit the Golden Gate Bridge, Lombard Street, Palace of Fine Arts, and Fisherman's Wharf! You can even take an optional cruise on the San Francisco Bay.
Golden Gate Bridge (45 mins) → Palace of Fine Art (30 mins) → Lombard Street (45 mins) → Fisherman's Wharf (2.5 hours, optional for Bay Cruise) → San Francisco In-depth Tour (optional)
San Francisco In-depth Tour detail: Cathedral of Saint Mary of the Assumption (30 mins) → Civic Center (40 mins) → Twin Peaks (25 mins) → San Francisco Chinatown (70 mins) → Treasure Island (pass by)
The China Town of San Francisco is the oldest China Town in North America and also has the largest Chinese community outside Asia. It was established in 1848 and since then it has been an important part of history and culture.
The Civic Center in California is the place which contains the city’s government and cultural institutions. It has two main plazas, the Civic Center plaza and the United Nations Plaza and is one of the most important place in California.
A tourist destination that starts from Van Ness Avenue to Kearny Street in San Francisco is known as Fisherman’s Wharf. It is one of the attractive tour locations in California.
A suspension bridge spanning the Golden Gate Strait is known as Golden Gate Bridge. It connects the Pacific Ocean with San Francisco Bay.
Refers to the famous east-west street in California, the street is popular for its eight hairpin turns. The street was actually named by Jasper O Farrell, who was actually a surveyor from San Francisco.
A monumental structure constructed for the Panama-Pacific Exposition in 1915 is called Palace of Fine Arts. It is situated in San Francisco.
San Francisco Bay is in the U.S. state of California, surrounded by a contiguous region known as the San Francisco Bay Area dominated by the large cities San Francisco, Oakland, and San Jose.
Twin Peaks is an independent society in California, US, situated on California State Route close to Lade Arrowhead. It has a post office initialized in 1916. Fantastically touristy place to have great time with friends and family!
California is known for its natural beauty that it portrays, today we will be showing you the greatest one of all! It is beyond your imagination! We will be visiting Yosemite National Park, one of the most spectacular places to visit in the world!
Hotel → Yosemite National Park (Mandatory, 180 mins) → Los Angeles
In winter, in the event of severe weather such as snow and ice, road icing and road closures, we reserve the right to temporarily change the itinerary of the day to ensure the safety of the journey: instead of going to Yosemite, you will go to Denmark City, passing through Santa Barbara returns to Los Angeles.
The Sierra Nevada Mountains of California are linked with the range of Mountains towards Yosemite National Park. The Tunnel View, Ancient sequoias and giant mountains are the reason that grabs tourists towards this place.
Today, you will have a full day to visit Los Angeles, the City of Angels, or join our beautiful one-day tour at your own expense (please pay the fee and book together when you book the tour).
|Tour departure date||One-day tour items on day 5 (please click on the blue font to see the specific itinerary)||Price|
|Tuesday||San Diego - SeaWorld 1- day Tour (SW1)||$165 per person|
|San Diego City 1 Day Tour (SD1)||$170 per person|
|Universal Studio Hollywood 1 Day Tour (US1)||$190 per person|
1. Guests who participate in the one-day tour on the day of departure can enjoy free airport drop-off service (except SD1/SW1). Please arrange to leave Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) after 9:30pm (US domestic flight) or 10:30pm (international flight). ).
2. If you choose to participate in SD1/SW1 on the day you leave the group, airport drop-off service is not available, you can choose to get off at regular locations: Pico House Los Angeles, Lincoln Plaza Hotel, Bokai Garden Hotel Rosemead, Sheraton San Gabriel, 99 Ranch Market Rowland Heights (please Inform when placing an order, otherwise it cannot be arranged).
3. Guests who do not participate in the one-day tour, there is no drop-off service, and need to leave the group by themselves. The hotel check-out time is 11:00 am.
As the name suggests it is a tourism service which is provided in relation to the city of San Diego. There are various packages in this tourism service with each offering something unique and special.
The order of itinerary may change without any notice depending on weather situations or for some other unforeseen circumstances.
The order of activities held during the tour is planned by the tour guide. So, it may be different from what is mentioned on the tour page. On fewer occasions, Tour Guide has to skip an attraction or few during the tour depending on weather, traffic, group interest or some other reason.
Some attractions are seasonal. So, when they are closed they will be replaced with some other attraction.
You can skip some optional activities during the tour and plan something on your own. Make sure that you coordinate with Tour guide and stay with the group with next activity. Please note you cannot stay on the bus if you skip some optional activity.
Probable hotel names are mentioned in the itinerary. It can be similar or a different hotel of the similar rating. Exact Hotel details can only be provided one day before the departure.
Maximum 4 people of any age can stay in 1 Room in the hotel.
These tours are conducted in a group. A group can have people of several cultures. We expect each person to coordinate with Tour guide to make sure things are on track.
Though attractions are optional but you have to at least take 2 attractions.
Passengers will be picked up and dropped off at their chosen locations. (Please take notice of locations and times of pick up).
All tours are carried out in an air-conditioned bus. We may also use a minivan depending on the number of people booking the tour.
A professional tour escort will be with you throughout the tour.
Tour package price includes all the taxes.
Mandatory Fee:$50/person for San Francisco City Tour, Yosemite National Park, 17 Mile Drive and Fuel Surcharge.
Fares for air travel and transport from home to and from the location chosen for pick-up.
Air ticket, ferry, and shuttle transfer in some attraction area/national parks.
Expenditure for personal purposes.
Fee for Optional Activities and entrance. Pay in cash to the tour guide. He will arrange tickets. Some attractions might be closed on public holidays. Optional activities price may change or can be different as displayed on the website.
A minimum tip of $12 per passenger per day for Tour Guide and Driver is not included in the price of the tour package. Pay it in cash to Tour guide and bus driver. This service fees collected from passengers complement the incomes of the driver and the tour guide.
Though the meals are excluded,but the guides will arrange them for you.
Room fees of personal nature, such as, laundry fees, telephone, service fees of valets, expenses on alcoholic drinks and what you buy from the mini bar. However, specified fees may be included.
Important Notice: Passengers are discouraged from purchasing admission packages from sources outside and trying to use them for this tour provided at a discounted price. In case they want to do so, they must arrange transport the same day.
|Attractions||Adult||Child(3-11 yrs)||Senior(65+ yrs)|
|Disneyland OR Disney's Adventure Park, CA||$225.00||$225.00||$225.00|
|Joshua Tree National Park+ Richard Nixon Presidential Library and Museum, CA||$155.00||$155.00||$155.00|
|San Diego City Tour + SeaWorld, CA||$195.00||$195.00||$195.00|
|San Diego City Tour, CA||$175.00||$175.00||$175.00|
|San Francisco Bay Cruise, CA||$46.00||$31.00||$46.00|
|San Francisco In-Depth Tour, CA||$45.00||$45.00||$45.00|
|Universal Studios1 Day Tour, CA||$195.00||$195.00||$195.00|
All the prices are listed in USD.
Tour display price is based on double occupancy. It is the price each person will pay if a group of two is traveling.
Prices may change without any notice.
Prices include hotel accommodation, transportation and taxes.
Admission Tickets to different places and meals are NOT included in the tour price.
Mandatory Tip for tour guide and driver are NOT included.
Only the tour guide can purchase entrance tickets for you. Pre-purchased tickets are NOT acceptable.
A free (i.e. Buy 2 Get 1 Free) person, not showing up on a departure date will result in a penalty. The penalty is usually the fourth person price, but it varies. Free person has to pay for some admission tickets that is included in the tour package price of Paid Person.
There must be at least one passenger of 18 years for every booking made with GoldenBusTours. For Children between the age group of 2 to 14 years, a different price will be charged. Please refer to Child price on our pricing calendar. Child Age may vary between different bus operators. Maximum 4 people of any age can stay in 1 Room in the hotel. If the 5th person is infant you will be charged normally then with the second room as an expense.
Activities are optional though, but each customer has to participate in 2 activities at least. No city pass allowed. Some attractions are mandatory. Each customer has to take part in them and have to pay for them in cash.
- Free airport drop off is available from Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) (for domestic) after 9:30PM or for international flights) after 10:30PM.
- 424 N Main St, (Pico House) Los Angeles, CA 90012
- 123 S Lincoln Ave, (Lincoln Plaza Hotel) Monterey Park, CA 91755
- 3633 N, (Bokai Garden Hotel Rosemead) Rosemead Blvd, CA 91770
- 303 E Valley Blvd, (Sheraton San Gabriel) San Gabriel, CA 91776 (Hotel Guest Only)
- 1015 Nogales, Street, (Rowland Heights 99 Ranch ) Rowland Heights, CA 91748
Arrive at departure location 10 to 15 minutes before the mentioned time to make sure you catch the bus on time. If in case you are late, the bus will not wait for you at the location and ultimately you will miss the entire tour (no refund in this case).
Return time on the website is just an estimation. Expect some variation always. Time may change depending on traffic and weather situations
There is a possibility that tour operator may use a shuttle to drop you off at the return location. It usually happens in the case of multiple return locations.
You can leave the tour at any place only after signing a Tour Departure Form for leaving the tour early.
Please note that price will stay the same even if you leave the tour early.
If you have booked a pre-tour hotel stay, then you will have to arrange your own transport from hotel to departure location.
If you have booked extra night hotel after the tour, then you will arrange transport from drop off point to hotel.
On West Coast tours some bus operators have a lot of departure locations. A slow start is expected on these tours.
Cancellation and Refund Policy
No matter what the reason of cancellation is no refund or reschedule for any cancellation request made with in last 7 days of departure date. Even if the cancellation request comes in because of COVID.
No matter the reason for the cancellation, we are forced to carry costly charges from out travel and hotel providers in the form of penalties and fees that re-incurred when there is a cancellation of confirmed or pending bookings. As such, there are cancellation penalties or fees incurred. Determination of the time of cancellation will be done when the notice is received and confirmed by our office. You must make any notice of cancellation directly to GoldenBusTours by email or webmail at the Contact Us section.
We reserve the right to cancel or re-schedule any tour departure with respect to operating requirement or circumstances beyond control. In case a cancellation is made at any given moment in time before departure, our only liability as GoldenBusTours will be to refund you, the passenger with the amount we received for the booking of the tour. We will try our best to re-book the same or similar tour. We are not responsible for any cancellation penalties that may have been incurred on any other travel arrangements inclusive of separate purchase of air tickets.
We are not liable for any other travel arrangements that have been affected as a result of the cancellations.
⇒ 16 days or more prior to departure - 30% of total purchase amount.
⇒ 9-15 days prior to departure - 50% of total purchase amount.
⇒ Within 8 days prior to departure - 100% of the total purchase amount.
⇒ Unused features are non-refundable. No shows forfeit the entire payment.
⇒ For the free or discounted customer $100 penalty is applicable for entire group if cancellation is requested 4 days before the tour for Yellowstone tours.
⇒ For the free or discounted customer $200 penalty is applicable for entire group if the person is no show on the tour for Yellowstone tours.
Cancellation or Reschedule charges are applicable even if you are NOT able to take the tour because of visa rejection. If you reschedule tour and later decides to cancel it then cancellation charges will be applicable to the original departure date and not to the rescheduled one.
There is no refund for unused features. You forfeit the entire payment when you are a no show.
In order for there not to be a cancellation, a minimum number of participants are required. We reserve the right to cancel a scheduled trip although every effort is made by us to ensure that normal operations are maintained.
An add-on fee of 6% for handling fees is charged in addition to the above penalties. No matter what the reason of cancellation is this processing fee will be deducted on each refund.
1. For any refund case, we do include the discount offered already. This is where GoldenBusTours is playing its role to make sure its customers get the best available deal at an affordable price.
2. No refund request or complaint will be entertained after 30 days of tour departure. You have to send a formal complaint through email.
⇒ In the case of free passenger cancellation kindly update us 7 days before the departure.
⇒ In the case of late cancellation request or free passenger does not show up on tour day then $128 will be charged.
Reservation, Booking & Redemption
Terms & Conditions
Any travel service purchases indicate your acceptance of the Terms & Conditions set out herein.
You are advised to carefully read through and understand these Terms & Conditions before making your booking.
You will get an email immediately once you place an order. Tour Confirmation usually takes 2, 3 days except for urgent order. Urgent orders can be confirmed in a day or even few hours, but we can’t assure success in these cases. On fewer occasions, some of the others may require a longer period of time for confirmation. You are advised not to book airline tickets unless you have received the confirmation.
E-Ticket (Mandatory to be on bus)
Your e-ticket includes complete operator information such as local telephone numbers at your destination. You are required to print the e-tickets and bring them along with you on the trip. They will be needed as proof of purchase.
Changes in Booking
You may incur a fee for any revisions or alterations made to the reservation when the booking has already been confirmed. Cancellation fees may be applied to things such as name changes or corrections. They may also apply to tour date changes or tour itinerary changes. Please note that no departure changes are permitted 72 hours before departure.
Changes in Tour Itinerary
We are continuously striving to improve tour itineraries and features. In the event of unforeseen circumstances that are beyond the control, we do reserve the right to vary the itineraries and to substitute hotels. Duplicate departures may operate during certain peak periods, sometimes in reverse order. As such, hotels may vary from those included on the itinerary pages.
A fee may be charged for any revision or alteration made to a reservation after the booking is confirmed. A change of tour date or tour itinerary may be treated as a cancellation.
Cancellation or Reschedule charges are applicable even if you are NOT able to take the tour because of visa rejection.
1. One room can accommodate maximum 4 people. Even if you are 5 people including 1 month old baby you still need 2 rooms.
2. If you can carry your child up to 2 years of age then you do not need to book seats for him. It may vary from one tour to another.
3. Service providers hold the right to change the itinerary and hotel arrangements without any notice.
4. Child (0-9 years) and Single traveler going on the tour have special rates. These prices vary from one tour to another.
5. Meals and Attractions are not included. You can ask your tour guide to try to arrange the meal for you as per your requirements. For attractions, admission fees pay it to the tour guide on the tour.
6. Prices may change without any notice because of prices fluctuation in the market.
7. All prices mentioned on the website are in US dollars.
8. In Case of Bank Wire Transfer customer have to bear Wire transfer fee.
9. Tour package price is inclusive of taxes.
10. Tour Prices are every individual and in view of room inhabitance.
11. Gift coupons are available in limited quantity on first come first serve basis.
Child rates are applicable for children between (0-12 years) of age. Parents are advised to bring car seats for the safety of their child.
Buy 2 Get 3rd discounted: Get 3rd Ticket on special discounted rates on the purchase of 2 tickets.
3. Before booking any tour make sure to go through every detail like tour itinerary, tour price, cancellation policy, reschedule and refund policies.
4. You should either bring a printed copy of your E-Ticket or bring it in your smartphone on the day of tour departure. You should also bring a valid photo ID along with your E-Ticket. In the case of any issues for not carrying E-Ticket or Photo ID GoldenBusTour will not be responsible.
5.Make sure to provide a valid phone number so we can reach you in the case of any emergency.
6. Please read all important notes, inclusion, exclusion section, terms and conditions, policies and below notes.
6a. Tour Operator holds the right to cancel the tour at any time depending on poor weather condition or some other unforeseen circumstances. However, GoldenBusTour will update its customers about the cancellation and shall not be held accountable for charges other than tour fees.
6b. Change in tour price will not affect any confirmed booking.
6c. Tour Operator can change the order of itinerary at any time without any notice.
8.Reach Departure location about 20 to 30 minutes before departure time. Unfortunately, no one will wait for you in case you get in late. The bus mostly has Bus Operator name and logo on it. Even if you are five minutes late and miss the bus then GoldenBusTours or Tour Operator will not be responsible. There will be no refund in this case. You will be charged 100% tour fee.