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8-Day San Francisco to Palm Springs Outlet, Tucson Pima Airspace Museum, Yosemite, Saguaro and California Theme Parks Tour (Free Airport Pickup - LAX OUT)

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8-Day San Francisco to Palm Springs Outlet, Tucson Pima Airspace Museum, Yosemite, Saguaro and California Theme Parks Tour (Free Airport Pickup - LAX OUT)
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Departure City San Francisco CA US
Return City Los Angeles CA US
Language Chinese and English
Available Days
Duration 8 Day(s) / 7 Night(s)
Tour code GOL-SFO-251A

Join us in this 8-day wonderful trip and visit Silicon Valley, Yosemite National Park, Fisherman’s Wharf, Alcatraz Island, California, Biosphere No.II, Tucson,  Central Valley, Palm Springs Outlet, Tucson Pima Airspace Museum, Disneyland, San Diego, Oxnard, Santa Barbara, Saguaro National Park Universal Studios, and Mission San Xavier del Bac. Tour price includes hotel accommodation and roundtrip bus transportation.

Day 1
SFO Airport pickup

SFO Free Airport pickup time: The SFO Free Airport Pickup timings are 12:00 pm, 6:00 pm and 9 pm. There are additional charges if in case you arrive between 9:00 pm and 10:30 pm.  For the first person, the extra charges will be $120, and the rate will increase by $10 as more people come. The maximum number of people is 5. If you arrive after 10:30 then you will arrange your transport.

SFO airport picks up point: The SFO airport pick up point is the information center in the terminal 2. If you can arrive before 3:00 pm then you can also join the Union Square Tour ($35/person).

SFO Airport Departure time for Union Square tour: The SFO Airport Departure time is 12:00, 15:00.

 SFO Airport pick up phone: The phone number is 510-861-5717

Day 2
Stanford – Silicon Valley – San Francisco City Tour

On Day 2 we will start the tour by making you visit the famous Stanford University. After the initial tour of Stanford University, we will visit the city of San Francisco. We will reach the city by passing through the area of Silicon Valley, and our first stop in the city would be that of Twin Peaks. The twin peaks will provide you with the opportunity to view the amazing city of San Francisco. We will also visit landmarks like Golden Gate Bridge and the Palace of Fine Arts. The famous Fisherman’s Wharf - Pier 39 will be our destination during the lunch time. At Fisherman’s Wharf - Pier 39 you can also enjoy a boat ride if you wish. On the boat ride, you can enjoy sites like SF Bay area, SF City Skyline, and Alcatraz Island, etc. In the afternoon session, you have two options. Either you can go for our extensive city tour, or you may spend some time roaming in the city of San Francisco on your own. Our extensive city tour, you can enjoy places like Chinatown, Car, Lombard Street, St. Mary's Cathedral and City Hall.

Day 3
Yosemite NP – California Central Valley – Los Angeles

On the 3rd day, we will start our tour at dawn, and the first destination would be the famous Yosemite National Park. This beautiful park is popular for its huge granite rocks, U-Shaped Valley (Glacier formed) and incredible waterfalls.  Our touring services will provide you with the opportunity to see places like Tunnel Viewpoint, Yosemite waterfall, and the El Capitan. After visiting these places, we will have some lunch and then drive back to Los Angeles passing through the California Central Valley.

Day 4
Palm Springs Outlet – Phoenix

We will start the Day 4 by having an excellent breakfast in the morning. After the Breakfast we will go towards the Palm Springs outlet which is home to hundreds of brand shops and factory stores offering amazing discounts. Within Palm Springs Outlet you can find almost all the brands of the world. The Overnight stay will be in Phoenix (Arizona).

Day 5
Biosphere No.II – Tucson Pima Airspace Museum – Mission San Xavier del Bac – Tucson

On Day 5 we will begin our day by visiting Biosphere 2 (optional). The Biosphere 2 is an imitation of different biological systems that exist on earth. Then we will tour the Tucson Pima Air & Space Museum. During this visit, you can also avail the Tram Tour (optional).  The Tram tour will be unique sightseeing experience for you as far as Tucson Pima Air & Space Museum is concerned.  After the museum tour, we will also visit Mission San Xavier del Bac. The Mission San Xavier del Bac is the oldest church in the southwest region of USA. The church is a historical destination and contains 300 years’ worth history. The Spanish architecture combined with the white appearance of the church makes it a charming site in the desert. The tour will end at Mexico – Tucson’s nearest city.

Hotel: Casino Del Sol Resort or Similar.

Day 6
Saguaro National Park – Phoenix – Palm Spring

We will start the day by visiting the Saguaro National Park. The park is home to Saguaro cactus which is considered as the tallest as well as largest cactus of the world. The saguaro is also sometimes referred to as "The Soul of the Desert." During the tour, we will also visit Arizona (Phoenix) which itself is the Phoenix metropolitan area’s anchor. Then we will visit the Palm Springs which is home to tennis venues, recognized hotels, resorts, and Golf Courses.

Day 7
Choose one of the eight theme parks

You can pick from the below mentioned single day tours

  1. San Diego City Tour ($50 tour fee will be charged)
  2. Santa Barbara ($50 tour fee will be charged)
  3. Hollywood, Universal Studio ($85 tour fee will be charged)
  4. Disneyland (tour fee of $85 per head will be charged)
  5. California Adventure ($85 additional tour fee will be charged)
  6. Palm spring Shopping Tour
  7. Los Angeles City Exploration Tour ($50 tour fee will be charged)
  8. San Diego Sea World ($65 additional tour fee will be charged)

Day 8
Choose one of the eight theme parks

You can pick from the below mentioned single day tours

  1. San Diego City Tour ($50 tour fee will be charged)
  2. Santa Barbara ($50 tour fee will be charged)
  3. Hollywood, Universal Studio ($85 tour fee will be charged)
  4. Disneyland (tour fee of $85 per head will be charged)
  5. California Adventure ($85 additional tour fee will be charged)
  6. Palm spring Shopping Tour
  7. Los Angeles City Exploration Tour ($50 tour fee will be charged)
  8. San Diego Sea World ($65 additional tour fee will be charged)

Note: Book your domestic return flights after 8:30 pm and International return flights 9:30 pm


  • 1. The order of itinerary may change without any notice depending on weather situations or for some other unforeseen circumstances.
  • 2. 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.
  • 3. Some attractions are seasonal. So, when they are closed they will be replaced with some other attraction.
  • 4. 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.
  • 5. 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.
  • 6. Maximum 4 people of any age can stay in 1 Room in the hotel.
  • 7. 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.
  • 8. Though attractions are optional but you have to at least take 2 attractions.
  • 9. Please book your flights after receiving e-ticket for your tour.
cost includes

  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.

  Hotel accommodation will be provided for nights.

  All taxes are included in the price of tour package.

  Free Airport Pickup is available on this tour.

cost Excludes

  Fares for air travel and transport from home to and from the location chosen for pick-up.

   Airport pickup service charges $5/person.

  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 of $9 service fee per passenger per day 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 driver and the tour guide.

  Travel insurance.

  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 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)
Biosphere 2, AZ$20.00$20.00$20.00
Pima Air and Space Museum, AZ$22.00$22.00$22.00
Saguaro National Park, AZ$10.00$10.00$10.00
San Diego Harbor Cruise, CA$23.00$23.00$23.00
San Francisco Advanced Tour, CA$35.00$35.00$35.00
San Francisco Bay Cruise, CA$39.00$39.00$39.00
Stanford University, CA$20.00$20.00$20.00
Yosemite National Park, CA$10.00$10.00$10.00
Important Notes
  • 1. All the prices are listed in USD.
  • 2. Tour display price is based on double occupancy. It is the price each person will pay if a group of two is traveling.
  • 3. Prices may change without any notice.
  • 4. Prices include hotel accommodation, transportation and taxes.
  • 5. Admission Tickets to different places and meals are NOT included in the tour price.
  • 6. Mandatory Tip for tour guide and driver are NOT included.
  • 7. Only the tour guide can purchase entrance tickets for you. Pre-purchased tickets are NOT acceptable.
  • 8. 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.
  • 9. 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.
  • 10. 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 Locations

Free Airport Pickup service is available at 12:00 PM, 3:00 PM, 6:00 PM and 9:00 PM from (SFO) airport. Meet the tour guide at Information Center of Terminal 2.

From 9:00 PM to 10:30 PM, $120 for 1 or 2 persons and $10 per additional person will be charged

Returns Locations

Kindly book your flights (For domestic) to depart from Los Angeles after 8:30 PM and (For international) after 9:30 PM. Free Drop off to this Airport but only at the time mentioned before.

Important Notes
  • 1. 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).
  • 2. Return time on the website is just an estimation. Expect some variation always. Time may change depending on traffic and weather situations
  • 3. 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.
  • 4. You can leave the tour at any place only after signing a Tour Departure Form for leaving the tour early.
  • 5. Please note that price will stay the same even if you leave the tour early.
  • 6. If you have booked a pre-tour hotel stay, then you will have to arrange your own transport from hotel to departure location.
  • 7. If you have booked extra night hotel after the tour, then you will arrange transport from drop off point to hotel.
  • 8. On West Coast tours some bus operators have a lot of departure locations. A slow start is expected on these tours.
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.


​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.​

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 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.


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

Since this is a 100% guaranteed departure, in the 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.

Cancellation penalties per person 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 unused features. You forfeit the entire payment when you are a no show.

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

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.

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.

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.

9. Bring Cash to pay Tour Guide for Optional Activities. Activities are optional though, but every customer MUST purchase at least 2 attraction tickets. Few attractions are mandatory for all.

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Recently had a chance of going to this 8 day tour of San Francisco-Arizona Sunshine-Two Theme Parks. I personally recommend everybody to go for this tour as the overall touring services were fantastic and the tour guide was exceptional. It was a very different and a unique tour. I really like the itinerary and the way they planned everything throughout the tour.The overall customer service was superb and everything was delivered as promised.

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