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7-Day San Francisco to Napa Valley, Redwood National Forest, Washington University, Boeing Factory, Amtrak Coast Starlight, Burney Falls and Woodburn Outlets Tour

Tour Code: GOL-SFO-336
Duration: 7 Day(s) / 6 Night(s)
Tour Guide: Chinese, English
Quality: Budget
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7-Day San Francisco to Napa Valley, Redwood National Forest, Washington University, Boeing Factory, Amtrak Coast Starlight, Burney Falls and Woodburn Outlets Tour
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Overview

Experience: UNESCO, Family

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

Tour Guide:Chinese, English


Available Days :

Sat (2021-06-26 To 2021-10-30)

Highlights :
Take a tour of three famous cities-romantic Seattle, Roseland, Portland, and elegant Sacramento
Take a tour of the three national parks-Haihongmu National Park, Huohuan Volcano National Park, Mount Rainier National Park
Take a tour of America's hottest natural and cultural attractions; take a trip to see the seascapes of mountains and lakes and return to nature!

  • Vaccination certificate or a negative nucleic acid test within 3 days before the departure date. No Test Required for Children under 10 years of age.

Itinerary

Depart from San Francisco Bay Area this morning, and head to the most famous wine country – Napa Valley. Enjoy the exclusive wine tasting tour! Arrive at Redwood National Forest in the afternoon and sightsee the tallest creature on the planet – Coastal Redwood, large enough for a car to go through the tunnel in its trunk! Arrive at Founders Grove and hike in the magnificent Forest of Giants! Stay overnight in Blue Lake.

Hotel: Blue Lake Casino Or Similar.


Attractions

Napa Valley, CA

Napa Valley is the county seat of Napa County and is located in California. The city has a total population of around 80,011 and the city was incorporated in the year 1872.

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.

Drive through Redwood National Park, the undeveloped 37-mile coastline within it is home to surging waves, bizarre rocks, wildlife, and surrounded by giant Redwoods! Arrive at Crater Lake National Park in the afternoon, the Deepest Lake in America! The crater was formed by a volcanic eruption 7000 years ago and filled in with melting snow and rain water. The sapphire blue lake is simply magical and breathtaking, it’s one of the things you must see in your life! Stay overnight in the second largest City in State of Oregon, Eugene.

Hotel: Hilton Garden Inn Eugene or Similar.


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.

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.

Leave for the 80-acre Oregon Garden (Own expense) this morning, known as “the Garden in the Sky”, home to rare flowers and plants, and the Gordon House by famous American Architect Wright. Drive to Woodburn Outlets next and enjoy tax-free shopping! This world’s renowned outlet center has over 100 signature stores, more than 4 million annual visitors, and initially cost twenty million dollars to build! Arrive at Columbia River Gorge National Scenic Area in the afternoon, theview is so charming and romantic, and one of a kind! Second tallest waterfall in the country, Multnomah Falls is our next stop, a drop of 620 feet! Stay overnight at the Red Lion Hotel Portland, located on the Hayden Island in the Columbia River!

Hotel:Red Lion Hotel on the River Jantzen Beach or similar.


Attractions

Columbia River Gorge, OR

Columbia River Gorge from Portland is a short drive and you can see amazing views. You can see before your eyes the huge Columbia snuggled in the Gorge. The Gorge boats of having a good selection of wines in a 40-mile stretch.

Oregon Garden, OR

A fantastic place is the Oregon Garden with beautiful flora, well-kept, spacious gardens. Ideal for families with kids and hikers, there are lots of hiking choices. With each season, this garden looks different. It is worth visiting this beautiful garden.

Silverton OR in the United States is named after the Silver Creek that flows into the Pudding River from Silver Falls. Silverton was known as Milford and became Silverton from Silver Creek after July 16, 1855. Silverton is more than 6000 years old.

Woodburn Outlets, OR

Woodburn outlets is a collection of shops, these shops are normally outlets of famous stores. Shoppers can buy almost anything here and at a reasonable price.

Portland is known as world’s Capital of Roses, over 50 new species are sent to Test Center to nurture and grow each year, the most prestigious international rose experimental center! Visit the State House of Oregon in Olympia next, and drive to Mt. Rainier National Park. Mt. Rainier has endowed Seattle with elegance and beauty, a mountain out of fairytale and floating in the clouds. Everyone who has seen the beauty of it falls in love with it. Glaciers, waterfalls, lakes, rivers scatter throughout the rainforest. Paradise Valley, Martha Falls, Narada Falls, Skyline Trail, Panorama Point… The rapids of streams and pouring waters echo through the valley! Stay overnight in Seattle.

Hotel: Seattle Marriott Redmond or similar.


Attractions

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.

Mount Rainier National Park, WA

Mount Rainier is an expansive national park that is glacier-capped. The highest point is 6,400-ft.-tall Sunrise atop and it is reachable by car. Admire the nearby volcanoes, summertime wildflowers, mountain views and hiking trailheads. Explore this fun and adventure, gaze powerful waterfalls and redefining spectacular vistas.

Olympia, WA

Olympia is the capital of the state of Washington, it was incorporated on 28 January, 1859. The population of this city is around 46,000 and it is without any doubt a beautiful places.

Portland, OR

Portland, located ideally on the Columbia and Willamette rivers is the Oregon's largest city. It is prominent for its parks, bicycle paths, and bridges, besides eco-friendliness, coffeehouses and its microbreweries. Visit the Washington Park that has formal Japanese Garden to Oregon Zoo.

Washington State House, WA

Washington State House, WA The Washington State House is in the lower house of the State legislature and this in association with the Washington State Senate makes up the US state legislature of Washington. It comprises of 98 representatives electing two members and one senator of the house.

Enjoy the Capital of Romance, City of Seattle today! Modern architectures, historic buildings, snow-covered mountain ranges and rainforest, lakes and straits, fragrance of coffee, cultural heritage and artistic atmosphere call Seattle home! Visit Washington University in the morning, home to the most beautiful campus in America. Drive to Boeing Factory – Future of Flight Aviation Center (Own Expense) next, learn the assembly process of Boeing Aircrafts and company history. Arrive at the Microsoft Global Headquarter next, enjoy a tour inside the visitor center.In the afternoon, enjoy a panoramic view of city and bay from the top of Space Needle (Own Expense).Enjoy an in-depth City Tour in Seattle at your own expense. Famous Pike Place Market, fisherman’s Wharf, World’s First Starbucksand Starbucks Reserve Roastery, Gum Wall, night view of the city from Gas Park… wonders come one after another! Stay overnight in Seattle.

Hotel: Seattle Marriott Redmond or Similar.


Attractions

Boeing Everett Factory, WA

The Boeing Everett Factor is a factory that is located in Washington. It is essentially an airplane assembly building that is owned by Boeing. It covers an area of 399,480 m2.

Chihuly Glass Garden, WA

Chihuly glass garden offers an explicit visual experience. It is designed in nine installations. This was the first show presented in Canada as Chihuly show. These were beautifully installed in 11,000 square feet, and this also includes the exhibition space.

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...

Space Needle Tower, WA

Space Needle tower reaches 605 feet. It is an aircraft warning beacon. At 520 feet is the Observation Deck and the Sky City restaurant revolves at 500 feet. Space needles foundation is in concrete going underground by 30 feet. It was built over a year, yet it was a record-breaking accomplishment.

University of Washington, WA

The University of Washington is a public flagship research university based in Seattle. The University of Washington is a great university which provides top quality education.

Enjoy an unforgettable Coast Starlight Ride by Amtrak, widely regarded the most spectacular ride of all train routes! Sightseeing train rides are becoming more and more popular in America, a great way to experience the beauty of the country. Seats are very spacious and comfortable, the Coast Starlight links the greatest cities on the West Coast. The scenery along the route is unsurpassed. The dramatic snow-covered peaks of the Cascade Range and Mountains, lush forests, fertile valleys provide a stunning backdrop for your journey! Arrive in Portland, and drive to Medford. Stay overnight in Medford.

Hotel: Inn at the Commons Medford Oregon or similar.

Drive to Shasta Dam in the morning, the most beautiful Dam in California! It will certainly bring you an unexpected big surprise!. Drive to Sundial Bridge. Made of glass, the Sundial Bridge crosses above the Sacramental River and is absolutely a piece of work of art. Return to Bay Area in the evening and finish our pleasant and unforgettable Ring of Fire National Parks and Amtrak Coast Starlight Trip.


Attractions

Redding has various water sports, right from whitewater rafting to swimming, waterskiing, sailing and fishing on the Shasta Lake. There are land-based activities also in plenty such as hiking or camping in the parks and national forests, besides walking trails.

Shasta Dam, CA

The majestic Shasta Dam is known for its titanic size. Other than its importance as a dam, Shasta Dm has a lot to offer in terms of tourism and appealing activities such as fishing for some classic salmon/catfish and similar types of fish, water skiing, swimming, and boating which is the most popularized activity near the dam.

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

  Pick-up and drop-off to a chosen location will be provided. ( Note the locations and times of pick-up)

  A deluxe coach with air conditioning will be providing the transport. In case only a few passengers are there to take part in the tour a high top Mercedes 15 seat minibus may be used for this purpose.

  Professional escort for the tour will be provided.

  All taxes are included in the price of tour package.


What's Excluded

 Mandatory Fee: $170 For Sea Redwood, volcanic Lake, Mount Rainier National Park, Napa Wine Tasting, Shastra Dam, coast Starlight Ticket, and Fuel Surcharge.

 $10 will be charged for Downtown Portland Transfer.

Travelers can get front seats in the first 3 rows by paying $60 per person.

  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 $12 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.


Attraction Prices

Attractions Adult Child(3-11 yrs) Senior (65+ yrs)
Boeing Everett Factory, WA $25.00 $15.00 $25.00
Oregon Garden, OR $12.00 $6.00 $10.00
Seattle City In-depth Tour, WA $35.00 $35.00 $35.00
Seattle Space Needle and Chihuly Glass Museum, WA $57.00 $35.00 $47.00

  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

  • 777 Airport Blvd, (Red Roof Inn SFO Airport) Burlingame, CA 94010 at 06:30 AM
  • 10122 Bandley Dr, (Marina Food Supermarket) Cupertino, CA 95014 at 06:45 AM
  • 1688 Hostetter Road, (99 Ranch Market) San Jose, CA 95131 at 7:15 AM
  • 291 Geary St, (Macys) San Francisco, CA 94102 at 07:30 AM
  • 46196 Warm Springs Blvd, (Marina Foods) Fremont, CA 94538 at 07:35 AM
  • 988 Broadway, (Courtyard Oakland) Oakland, CA 94607 at 8:00 AM
  • 7200 Amador Plaza Rd, (Target Dublin) Dublin, CA 94568 at 8:45 AM

Return Location

  • Kindly book your flights after 10:30 PM from San Francisco International Airport (SFO).

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

⇒ 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.

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.

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

​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.

 

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 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 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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