5-Day Los Angeles to Portland, Napa Valley, Oregon Crater Lake and San Francisco Tour

Tour Code: GOL-ORG-101
Duration: 5 Day(s) / 4 Night(s)
Tour Guide: Chinese, English
Quality: Budget
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5-Day Los Angeles to Portland, Napa Valley, Oregon Crater Lake and San Francisco Tour
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Experience: UNESCO, Family

Extra (Excluded): Wifi, Meal etc...

Tour Guide:Chinese, English


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Highlights :

Enjoy a 5-day guided tour in Redwood National Forest, Multnomah, Cape Blanco Lighthouse, Oregon Coastline, UC Berkeley, NAPA valley Portland and San Francisco.

Itinerary

We will leave Los Angeles for San Francisco. We will also visit Chinatown, Castro Street and Saint Mary Church. Afterwards, we shall go to Treasure Island and Bay Bridge. Our night would be spent in Dublin.


Attractions

Castro District, CA

The Castro located in San Francisco; California is one of the first openly gay neighborhoods that existed in US.It is very famous in the LBGT community and is one of the prominent symbols for their rights.

Cathedral of Saint Mary of the Assumption, CA

Saint Mary's Cathedral is the chief church of the Roman Catholic Archdiocese situated in San Francisco. As the mother church of Catholics in California, it is known for its religious power and impact.

China Town, SF

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.

Dolby Theatre, CA

A live performance auditorium in Entertainment complex, Highland Center Shopping Mall and Hollywood on California is known as Dolby Theatre. It has capacity of 3,401 people.

San Francisco, CA

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.

We’ll discover campuses of UC Berkeley. Then we shall go Redwood National Forest, Sonoma Winery and Napa Valley. We would stay at night in Eureka.


Attractions

California, CA

California, a western U.S. state, stretches from the Mexican border along the Pacific for nearly 900 miles. California is the 3rd largest state of America by area and largest by population.

Redwood National Forest, CA

Founded in 1968, Redwood National Park is situated in California. It is a forest where world’s tallest trees and old growth redwoods are found. These trees are about 2000 years old and 3000 feet tall.

UC Berkeley, CA

The University of California, Berkeley is also known as the UC Berkeley. It is a public research university that is located in Berkeley California. The university of California, Berkeley was founded in 1868.

We would leave California for Oregon. We shall also go towards Duty Free Stores, The Rose Test Garden and Chinatown in Portland.


Attractions

China Town, OR

China Town, OR US covers an area of 0.20 square miles, it is a great place to visit and is the home of many Chinese.

International Rose Test Garden, OR

A Rose Garden located in Portland’s Washington Park is known as International Rose Test Garden. There is a range of 550 species with over seven thousand plants of roses.

Oregon, OR

The Northwest part of Pacific Ocean holds a touristy, coastal state, Oregon. The shopping plazas, bars, cafes, restaurants, beaches, mountains, greenery, scenery and woods have made it a wonderful place to visit.

Our fourth day plan is to visit Multnomah Falls. Then we would visit Crater Lake National Park. We would spend whole night at Klamath Falls.


Attractions

Crater Lake National Park, OR

The National Park of United States in Southern Oregon is called Crater Lake National Park. It is the only park in the city which was established in 1902.

Klamath, OR

Klamath Falls is a city located in Oregon, it is the county seat of Klamath County. The city was formerly known as Linkville and it was founded in the year 1867.

After breakfast, we shall visit Lava Beds National Monument. We would also visit Lake Shasta Caverns before going to Sundial Bridge. At the end of the day, we will drop you at Reno Airport to return back to hometown.


Attractions

Lake Shasta Caverns, CA

It refers to a series or network of caves situated close to the McCloud arm of Shasta Lake (California). Previously it was known as Chalk Cave and also Baird cave. The name refers to Spencer Baird.

Lava Beds National Monument, CA

Refers to a National Monument in north eastern part of California, The monument is situated on the northeastern part of the medicine Lake volcano. The Volcano covers the largest total area.

Sundial Bridge at Turtle Bay, CA

This is a park dedicated to natural history. The biggest magnetism of the park includes botanical garden, worth seeing museum and green scenery. Kids enjoy Parrot House a lot.


  • 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.

Pricing


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What's Included

  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 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.


What's Excluded

  Rates could alter without prior notice.

  Optional fees will be paid in cash to the guide. Optional activities price may change or can be different as displayed on the website.

  Guide will arrange meals and drinks when requested as they are not included in the package.

  Daily Service charges for driver and the guide is $8 minimum per person.

  Such expenses as telephone services, alcoholic drinks, beverages and laundry services which are private room services.

  Services related to travel insurance.

  Other personal expenses.

Important: We never encourage customers to purchase admission packages from outside sources and try using them in this tour with discount. If they do, they must arrange transport on the same day. If you skip some attraction, you cannot do it on your own. You can sit near the bus or visit some nearby place, but you will not be allowed to sit in the bus.



  • 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.

Departure Location

Departure Location

Return Location

Important Notes

  • 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.

Policies

Cancellation and Refund Policy

Irrespective of cancellation reason, cancellation charges will be applied as we have to bear costly charges from our tour and hotel providers for confirmed bookings. In case of cancellation you must write us a formal cancellation request. So, that we may proceed with your request and update you with the charges applied for cancellation.

GoldenBusTours hold the right to cancel any booking at any time depending on the circumstances. In this case, GoldenBusTour is bound to refund you within 4-6 business days. 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.


 

Cancellation Charges

Since this is a 100% guaranteed departure, in case of a cancellation, a refund of 120% will be given. The refund however doesn’t apply to bad weather conditions, Airport Closures, State Emergencies or anything that is beyond our control as the tour operator.

Per person cancellation penalties for 1-4 day tours

 15-30 days or more prior to departure- 10% of the total amount purchased.

⇒  7-14 days prior to departure- 50% of the total amount purchased.

⇒  4-6 Days prior to departure- 50% of the total amount purchased.

⇒  Within 3 days prior to departure- 100% of the total amount purchased.

⇒  Departure day or no show 100% per person.

Cancellation charges for 5 days and above tour

⇒  A 10% cancellation fee of the total tour purchase will be incurred if the cancellation occurs 46 days or more before the departure date.

⇒  A 25% cancellation fee of the total tour purchase will be incurred if the cancellation occurs 21-45 days before the departure date.

⇒  A 50% cancellation fee of the total tour purchase will be incurred if the cancellation occurs 8-20 days before the departure date.

⇒  A 100% cancellation fee of the total tour purchase will be incurred if the cancellation occurs 7 days before the departure date.

⇒  A 100% cancellation fee of the total tour purchase will also be incurred if the cancellation is done on the day of departure.


There is no refund for the unused features. You will lose the entire tour payment if you do not show up on the tour day.

There should be a minimum number of travelers to operate the tour. If in case there are not enough travelers then we might cancel or reschedule the tour. In this situation, you may opt for refund.

Please note that there 6% handling fees apart from the above mentioned cancellation charges..

 

NOTE: More 30 days after the completion of tour, we cannot grant any refunds.

Buy 2 Get 3rd Free: 

⇒  In case of free passenger cancellation kindly update us 7 days before the departure. 

⇒  In 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

Purchase of any service indicates that you agree with our policies. Therefore, we highly recommend you to go through our detailed policies before placing an order.

Read our booking process before making any reservation.

GoldenBusTours is not the real tour operator. All tours are operated by other tour operators and we as a company strive to bring the best tours for people from across the world under one roof.


Tour Confirmation

You will get an email immediately for placing order successfully with us.We will start working on your order as soon as you place it. All bookings need to be re-confirmed after 2 to 3 days of purchase. We recommend not book airline tickets before the tour confirmation. You may proceed with airline bookings once you have received your E-ticket.


ETICKET (Mandatory to be on bus)

You should bring your E-ticket long with a valid ID to board the bus. Your E-tickets has all the information related to your tour and tour operator. Therefore, bring a printed copy of your E-ticket in order to board the bus.


Changes in Booking

Certain charges will be applied if you wish to make any changes in your booking once your tour has already been confirmed. Reschedule and booking changes charges must be paid before the tour departure. Please note that all changes should be requested 72 hours before the tour departure.


Changes in Tour Itinerary

We are always trying to improve the tour itinerary to make your tour experience memorable with GoldenBusTours. In case of unforeseen situations, we hold every right to change the tour itinerary. Hotels may vary from the ones mentioned on the tour page. We may also run duplicate tours with reverse itinerary during peak season.

Reschedule

​If you wish to reschedule your tour (change the departure date or choose a different tour) then a reschedule fees may be applied. A reschedule fees of $25 or 6% (which one is higher) will be applied. Please note that all reschedule requests should be made before 5 days of tour departure. Requests made after the mentioned duration shall not be entertained.​

Pricing

1. One room can accommodate maximum 4 people.

2. If you can carry your 3 years old child in lap then you do not need to book seat for him. However, if you are 5 or more people including 3 year old child then you will have to pay for child as 1 room can accommodate only 4 people. It may vary from one tour to another.

3. Tour operator has the right to change the tour itinerary and hotel arrangements at any time.

4. Child (0-9) and single traveler will have special rates. This vary from tour to tour.

5. Our tour include all taxes.

6. Prices mentioned on the website are in US dollars.

7. If you opt for bank wire transfer then you will have to bear the wire transfer fees.

8. Prices may change without any prior notice.

9. Meals and attractions are not included in the tour.

10. Prices mentioned on the website are based on per person.

Child Rate:

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 1 Special: Get 3rd Ticket on special discounted rates on purchase of 2 tickets.

Responsibility

1. We highly recommend you to provide your flight details while booking tour with us or at least send us flight details via email 3 days before your tour departure. In case of non-compliance you will be asked to join your hotel on first day of tour at your own expense
 
2. Please check our return timings before booking your return flights at the end of tour. During high season (National and Summer Holidays) book your flights at least 1 hour later than the suggested time.

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 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 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 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.
 
7. You will be responsible for your travel documents during the tour.

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.

Reviews

Reviews

Gilbert
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If I would ever been asked that where the beauty of nature ends, I would say Napa Valley. All the nature lovers should choose this trip because of Oregon Crater Lake, Napa Valley and San Francisco.

Gonzalo
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We had such a great time exploring Los Angeles in a way we’ve never done before. This one was hands down the best trip my wife or I have ever taken in our life, although we’ve been travel enthusiasts and toured about 10 different countries in all. Credit goes to GoldenBus Tours because they planned everything so well and executed it even better. I’d say if any one of you wants a tour that is affordable and serves you well, its GoldenBus Tours you should look towards.

Renshu
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It was a long in-depth tour exactly what I was looking for to get a break for stressful work routine. It proved to be the best decision. Golden Bus certainly offers the best service at an affordable price.

Hector
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Going to Napa Valley, Oregon, Crater Lake and San Francisco in 5 days tour was unimaginable. This tour package truly covered all the places and ensured we were safe. The guide could have been helpful while alighting the bus or boarding, otherwise everything was good.

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