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5-Day Seattle to Mount St. Helens, Humboldt Redwood State Park, Sea Lion Caves and San Francisco City Tour (Free Airport Pickup - SF OUT)

Tour Code: GOL-SEA-146A
Duration: 5 Day(s) / 4 Night(s)
Tour Guide: Chinese, English
Quality: Budget
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5-Day Seattle to Mount St. Helens, Humboldt Redwood State Park, Sea Lion Caves and San Francisco City Tour (Free Airport Pickup - SF OUT)
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Overview

Experience: UNESCO, Family

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

Tour Guide:Chinese, English


Available Days :

Wed (2020-04-22 To 2020-10-01)

Highlights :

1. America 3 Top Harbor Cities: Seattle, Portland, San Francisco 

2. Exclusive leisure itinerary 

3. In-depth tour over around the San Francisco 

4. US Route 101 takes you experience the real “speed and furious” 

5. Enjoy the great nature of the world: Red Wood national forest 

Itinerary

Seattle King Street Station:9: 00 AM – 10:00 PM

Seattle Cruise Terminal:ONLY at 12:00 PM

Seattle International Airport(SEA):9: 00 AM – 10:00 PM(Number 1 Baggage Claim area)

          1. Free group pick-up: 9:00 AM - 10: 00 PM, you may need to wait for other passengers at the airport.

          2. Paid 24/7 pick-up: $120 for first two passengers with $10 for each additional person.

 

After meeting with the tour guide, the guests will be taken to the hotel to catch a rest. Guests are able to arrange the rest of the day by their own or join our optional Morning Tour or Night Tour. 

 

Itinerary:

1. Morning tour (Flight arrives before 12:00 PM or arrive at the hotel before 01:00 PM): Microsoft Corporate Headquarters – University of Washington

2. Night tour (Flight arrives before 06:00 PM or arrive at the hotel before 07:00 PM): Seattle Fisherman Wharf – Kerry Park - Starbucks Reserve Roastery and Tasting Room

 

To reserve the seats of Morning or/and Night Tour:

1. Departure during 4/15 – 10/8, the tour is guaranteed once you book the tour in advance. 

2. Besides the time mentioned above (10/9 – following 4/14), both the tours require at least 4 guests enrolled. If less than 4 passengers on the departure day, we will cancel the tour and issue a full refund to the guest.

3. If the guest intends to join the tour but is not willing to pre-pay the tour fee, we will arrange the seats according to the availability of the arrival date. First come, first serve.

Hotel:Red Lion Inn & Suites Federal WayOr Clarion Inn Auburn SeattleOr equivalent


Attractions

The morning tour is the best way to start the day with a variety of attractions along the way. The morning tour helps the visitors to explore the attraction during the best time of the day when there are not many visitors around. Visitors will have the opportunity to take photographs of this memorable morning tour.

Experience the dazzle of night tour which begins right after the late evening, taking visitors to the famous spots around the region. Our tour highlights the famous spots around the region, as well as we surely don’t to miss taking photographs of this appealing region. Experience this night tour like never before – get excited!

Seattle, WA

Seattle city is a seaport and is the largest city of Wahington and Pacific Northwest region of the North America. It is the fastest growing city of United States and remained at the top 5 in May, 2015...

ount St. Helens is an active stratovolcano located in Skamania County, Washington, in the Pacific Northwest region of the United States. This volcano is well known for its ash explosions and pyroclastic flows.

 

Itinerary:

Seattle → Mount St. Helens(optional,120mins)→ Eugene

Special Notes:Mount St. Helens Mandatory fee include: Admission, parking, vehicle wear
and fuel surcharges.

Hotel:Days Inn by Wyndham Eugene DowntownOr Same level


We will start our day on speeding along the U.S. Highway 101. It is a north–south U.S. highway that runs through the states of California, Oregon, and Washington, on the West Coast of the United States. The first destination will be Oregon Dunes in Florence. It’s a desert that visitors can enjoy the Giant dune buggy, Then we’ll go to Sea Lion Caves.
 
Itinerary:
The U.S. Highway 101 → West coast → Giant dune buggy(Optional, 60 mins)→ Sea Lion

Caves(50 mins)→ Thor's Well (30 mins) → Eureka

Special Notes:The Giant dune buggy may close in the winter due to weather conditions.

Hotel:Red Lion Hotel EurekaOr Same level


Attractions

Giant Dune Buggy, OR

Giant Dune Buggy tours are something that are becoming increasingly popular. As the name suggest these tours are given on giant vehicles which make the tour more exciting.

Sea Lion Caves, OR

Sea Lion Caves is a collection of connected system of sea caves and caverns open to the Pacific Ocean. The caves are located 11 miles north of Florence and is beautiful place.

In the morning, we will go to visit Humboldt Redwood State Park. California Redwood, also

known as coast redwood is the only type of redwood that grows in the United States.

Itinerary:

Eureka → Humboldt Redwood State Park(Mandatory, 60 mins)→ Santa Rosa

Special Notes:Humboldt Redwood State Park Mandatory fee include: Admission, parking,
vehicle wear and fuel surcharges.
 
Hotel:Americas Best Value Inn Santa RosaOr Same level

 


Today, we will arrive at San Francisco where is considered as the most popular city in America. Here we will travel around several famous attractions, including: Fisherman's Wharf, Golden Gate Bridge, Lombard Street, Palace of Fine Art, San Francisco Bay Cruise,San Francisco Chinatown, Union Square, and Madame Tussauds wax museum. We will head to San Francisco Chinatown in the end of day.

Itinerary: Golden Gate Bridge(30 mins)→ Palace of Fine Art(45 mins)→ Civic Center → Fisherman's Wharf(60 mins)→ Madame Tussauds San Francisco(60 mins)→ San Francisco Bay Cruise(Optional, 60 mins)→ San Francisco Chinatown


Attractions

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.

Fishermans Wharf, CA

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.

Golden Gate Bridge, CA

A suspension bridge spanning the Golden Gate Strait is known as Golden Gate Bridge. It connects the Pacific Ocean with San Francisco Bay.

Lombard Street, CA

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.

Madame Tussauds Wax Museum, CA

Madame Tussauds wax museum wax figures are amazing. One can spend hours inside. Taking pictures with figures is real fun. It is worth a visit and the wax figures appear realistic. You can see most famous personalities and the staff are friendly.

Palace of Fine Arts Theatre, CA

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 Cruise, CA

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.

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.

Union Square Tour, CA

The Union Square tour will give you the view of the 2.6 acres of manicured garden and the granite platforms. It will enlighten you about the historic activities that took place here when the supporters of the Union troops just before the Civil War rallied here. In the center of the park stands a towering monument commemorating the 1898 triumph of Adm. George Dewey during the Spanish- American War at Manila Bay.


  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 to their chosen locations. (Please take notice of locations and times of pick up)

  Transport will be provided with an air conditioned deluxe coach. A 15 seat Mercedes minibus with high top may also be used depending on the number of passengers taking part in the tour.

  A professional tour escort will be with you throughout the tour.

  Passengers are offered hotel accommodation for nights.

  Tour package price includes all taxes.

  Free Airport pick up is available on this tour. The Tour Package price will not include Mandatory Tour Guide tips for Airport Pickup.


What's Excluded

 Mandatory Fee: Redwoods State Park including Admission, parking, vehicle wear and fuel surcharges.

Mount St. Helens is a Mandatory Attraction. 

  It is possible for rates to change without notice.

  Airport pickup service charges $10/person.

  Cash payments of admission fee for Optional Activities would be made to the guide. Optional activities price may change or can be different as displayed on the website.

  Though meals and drinks are not a part of the package the guide will arrange them upon request.

  Minimum service charge for the driver and the guide will be $10 per person per day.

  Telephone services, laundry services, Alcoholic drinks and beverages are private room charges.

  Travel insurance.

  Additional personal expenditure.

Note: Customers should not buy admission tickets or passes on their own and use them on this discounted tours. In case they do, they will have to arrange their own transport.


Attraction Prices

Attractions Adult Child(3-11 yrs) Senior (65+ yrs)
Giant Dune Buggy, OR $15.00 $15.00 $15.00
Humboldt Redwoods State Park, CA $25.00 $15.00 $25.00
Madame Tussauds Wax Museum, CA $27.00 $21.00 $27.00
Morning Tour, SEA $35.00 $25.00 $35.00
Mount St. Helens, WA $35.00 $25.00 $35.00
Night Tour, SEA $25.00 $15.00 $25.00
San Francisco Bay Cruise, CA $32.00 $22.00 $26.00
Sea Lion Caves, OR $14.00 $9.00 $14.00
Seattle Morning Tour + Night Tour Special package, WA $50.00 $30.00 $50.00

  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.

Departure Location

Departure Location

  • Free Train Station Pick-up from 303 S Jackson St, (King Street Station) Seattle, WA 98104 at 9:00 AM to 10:00 PM
  • Free Airport Pickup from Seattle between 09:00 AM to 10:00 PM. For Domestic arrivals meet the guide at the baggage claim area and at Waiting Area for the international flight.
  • Free Cruise Pickup, Seattle Cruise Terminal at 12:00 PM

Return Location

  • 411 Grant AVE, Chinatown, San Francisco, CA 94108

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

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.


Cancellation charges 

⇒  A 65% cancellation fee of the total tour purchase will be incurred if the cancellation occurs 5 days or more before the departure date.

⇒  A 100% cancellation fee of the total tour purchase will be incurred if the cancellation occurs 4 days before the departure date.

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

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.

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

Buy 2 Get 3rd Free: 

⇒  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.

Cancellation and 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.

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.


Tour Confirmation

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.

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 18 days of tour departure. Requests made after the mentioned duration shall not be entertained.​

Cancellation and reschedule charges are applicable even if you are NOT able to take the tour because of visa rejection.

Pricing

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 3 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.

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 3rd discounted: Get 3rd Ticket on special discounted rates on the 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 the first day of tour at your own expense

 

2. Please check our return timings before booking your return flights at the end of the 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 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.

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.

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