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9-Day San Francisco to Civic Center, Yosemite and San Diego SeaWorld Tour (Free Airport Pickup)

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9-Day San Francisco to Civic Center, Yosemite and San Diego SeaWorld Tour (Free Airport Pickup)
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Departure City San Francisco CA US
Return City Los Angeles CA US
Language Chinese and English
Available Days Daily(2016-06-16 To 2039-01-31)
Duration 9 Day(s) / 8 Night(s)
Tour code: GOL-SFO-195A

Explore San Francisco, Palm Spring Outlets, Los Angeles city tour, Santa Barbara, Mojave Desert, West Rim, South Rim, Ethel M Chocolate Factory, Botanical Cactus Gardens, Disneyland, Solvang, Silicon Valley, San Diego city, 17 Mile Drive, UC Berkeley, Cable Car, Roaring Camp Redwood Forest Train, Monterey Aquarium, Yosemite National Park and many more on this thrilling and exciting guided bus tour that will begin from San Francisco at affordable fee with great discount and offers.

Day 1
Home – San Francisco

You will start your journey after arriving in San Francisco. Our tour guides will be there at the airport to welcome you and take you towards the hotel. Your check-in timing is 3pm.

SFO Airport pickup location: Information center at Terminal 2.
You will be provided Free SFO Pickup from 12:00-22:30.

Contact Person: Ms. Wang (408)482-0649.

Other airport pickup service:
Time: 22:30-24:00
Fee: $80/car (under 5 people)
*Kindly inform us if you need any pick-up service before you depart.

Hotel: Circus Circus Las Vegas or Similar.

Day 2
San Francisco City Tour

Kindly select line A or B of San Francisco 3days trip before you leave. It would be difficult to alter within the trip if you confirmed once.

Line A: UC Berkeley-Cable Car-San Francisco

We will set out our journey in the morning to visit the campus of UC Berkeley. It is extremely well known university in the world. Then, we will leave for San Francisco to experience Cable Car ride (ticket required) and beautiful city view. Afterwards, we will explore landmark of SF, the delicious seafood, the Golden Gate Bridge and exciting boat Tour (optional). Will also visit the Palace of fine Arts, the romantic Victorian Houses and enjoy fresh sea breeze.

Line B: Stanford University—San Francisco

We will set out our journey in the morning to visit Stanford University. Then, we will leave for San Francisco to experience Cable Car ride (ticket required) and beautiful city view. Afterwards, we will explore landmark of SF, the delicious seafood, the Golden Gate Bridge and exciting boat Tour (optional). Will also visit the Palace of fine Arts, the romantic Victorian Houses and enjoy fresh sea breeze. Spend overnight in Central California, Modesto.

Hotel: Circus Circus Las Vegas or Similar.

Day 3
San Francisco – Los Angeles

Kindly select line A or B of San Francisco 3days trip before you leave. It would be difficult to alter within the trip if you confirmed once.

Line A: Roaring Camp Redwood Forest Train-17Miles-Monterey Aquarium-Los Angeles

We will ahead towards Roaring Camp in the morning. It is considered to be an amazing village in California Coastal Mountains. You will also experience amazing journey on steam train. Then, we will leave to see beautiful Monterey Peninsula, meandering coast, gentle sea breezes, enormous bizarre-shaped rocks and adorable seals. You will be startled to see amazing view of 17-miles. Scenery of 17miles will truly be spellbinding. You will have more amazement with every passing moment. You will also sight famous Aquarium. In the evening, you will head back to Los Angeles to end the most exciting 3days San Francisco and 17miles tour.

Line B: Yosemite National Park - Los Angeles

We will start our journey in the morning to visit the Yosemite National Park. It is meant to be the fairyland, whenever you take any sight of it. There you will also see Bridal Veil Waterfall, Yosemite Falls and Half Dome. You can also take refreshing walk in the forest. Later, we will have scrumptious lunch and then move towards Central Valley of California. Half of the country’s nuts, vegetables and fruits are grown there. In the evening, we will move back to Los Angeles and finish our exciting 3days trip of Yosemite, San Francisco and 17mile tour.

Hotel: Circus Circus Las Vegas or Similar.

Day 4
Please Choose 1 of the 8 Options below

You are allowed to choose any of the following as per your schedule:
1) San Diego City Tour (220 Kilometers, Approx. 2.5 hours)

2) Universal Studios Hollywood (120 Kilometers, Approx. 1.5 hours)
3) The Pacific Ocean Aquarium, whale watching, the battleship Iowa Tour

4) Disneyland (25 Kilometers, Approx. 25 minutes)

5) Palm Spring Outlet Center (280 Kilometers, Approx. 2.5 hours)
6) Los Angeles City Tour (110 Kilometers, Approx. 2 hours)
7) San Diego Sea World (220 Kilometers, Approx. 2.5 hours)

Attention:
1) You are informed to not select San Diego Sea World or San Diego City Tour for the last day of your journey.
2) $50 per person will be charged if you opt for Palm Spring Outlets or Los Angeles city tour.
3) $15 per person will be deducted if you select 1day trip of Universal studio or Disney land tour.

Hotel: Circus Circus Las Vegas or Similar.

Day 5
Please Choose 1 of the 8 Options below

You are allowed to choose any of the following as per your schedule:
1) San Diego City Tour (220 Kilometers, Approx. 2.5 hours)

2) Universal Studios Hollywood (120 Kilometers, Approx. 1.5 hours)
3) The Pacific Ocean Aquarium, whale watching, the battleship Iowa Tour

4) Disneyland (25 Kilometers, Approx. 25 minutes)

5) Palm Spring Outlet Center (280 Kilometers, Approx. 2.5 hours)
6) Los Angeles City Tour (110 Kilometers, Approx. 2 hours)
7) San Diego Sea World (220 Kilometers, Approx. 2.5 hours)

Attention:
1) You are informed to not select San Diego Sea World or San Diego City Tour for the last day of your journey.
2) $50 per person will be charged if you opt for Palm Spring Outlets or Los Angeles city tour.
3) $15 per person will be deducted if you select 1day trip of Universal studio or Disney land tour.

Hotel: Circus Circus Las Vegas or Similar.

Day 6
Los Angeles – Las Vegas

We will ahead towards Los Angeles through San Bernardino Mountains in the morning and will see an amazing sight of famous Mojave Desert-North America. We will also have lunch and shopping at Tanger Outlets. Then, we will move towards Las Vegas to see beautiful night vision of Las Vegas. It is famous for entertainment. You can also choose amazing night tour. You will be able to visit the famous hotel of the world-Palazzo Venetian Mega Centre. There will be exciting neon-light show and the volcano show .Spend overnight in Las Vegas.

Hotel: Circus Circus Las Vegas or Similar.

Day 7
Las Vegas – Hoover Dam – Grand Canyon South/West Rim – Las Vegas

In the morning, we will make our way to visit , which is famous for its solid construction. There, we will also visit the longest Artificial lake- Lake Mead. Then, we will go towards the 7 natural wonders of world-the Grand Canyon.

You are allowed to select West Rim or South Rim for the trip, admission fee required.

West Rim (Skywalk): It is belonged to Indian Reservation. It will prove to be an amazing trip of Grand Canyon. You can also visit Eagle Point and Guano Point. You can also choose to experience “skywalk” at Eagle Point. We will be back to Las Angeles in the evening. You can watch world’s famous show at your expenses. The West Canon authorities have increased $80 to $90(Executed from 1st April 2016) in the term of fee. All the tourists will have to pay the fee.

South Rim: It always catches the sight of tourists and makes them filled with emotions whenever they see this beautiful creation every year. You will be able to watch IMAX movie at your own expenses. Afterwards, we will move towards center-Mather Point. We will be back to Las Vegas in the evening. You will be allowed to watch world’s famous show at your own expenses. All the tourists will have to pay the south canyon entrance fee $50(bus fee included).

Hotel: Circus Circus Las Vegas or Similar.

Day 8
Free Day in Las Vegas

You can spend this free day by meeting friends and visiting other places of your choice.

Hotel: Circus Circus Las Vegas or Similar.

Day 9
Ethel M Chocolate Factory/Botanical Cactus Gardens – Outlets Center – Los Angeles

We will begin our journey in the morning to visit Ethel M Chocolate Factory and Botanical Cactus Gardens. You would love to see manufacturing of chocolates. Don’t bother to taste a piece of fresh chocolate. Finally, we will take lunch in Las Vegas and have some rest at nearby outlets. Then, we will ahead towards Los Angeles to end this thrilling journey.

*Kindly book your flight after 9:30pm for U.S domestic flights or after 10:30p.m for International flights.

IMPORTANT NOTES
  • 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.
cost includes

  Most of the tours are carried out in air conditioned bus. A minivan can also be used depending on the number of people booking the tour.

  Tour is inclusive of hotel accommodation.

  Inclusive of all taxes.

  Tour is accompanied by the tour guide.

  Free Airport Pickup is available on this tour.

cost Excludes

 Mandatory Admission Fees = $25/pax for UC Berkley, Cable Car and 17 Mile Drive

  Mandatory Admission Fees = $25/pax for 17 Miles Drive, Yosemite National Park and 17 Mile Drive.

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

  Airport pickup service charges $4/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 $8 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 (62+ yrs)
Blue Man, NV$133.00$133.00$133.00
Cable Car System, SF$15.00$15.00$15.00
CRISS ANGEL Believe Show$110.00$110.00$110.00
Grand Canyon Helicopter & Cruise Combo$220.00$220.00$220.00
Grand Canyon Skywalk, AZ$25.00$25.00$25.00
Grand Canyon South Rim, AZ$50.00$50.00$50.00
Grand Canyon West Rim (including lunch), AZ$90.00$90.00$90.00
KA Show, LV$122.00$122.00$122.00
Las Vegas High Roller, NV$75.00$75.00$75.00
Las Vegas Jubilee Show, NV$115.00$93.00$115.00
Las Vegas La Reve Show, NV$165.00$165.00$165.00
Las Vegas Night Tour, NV$35.00$35.00$35.00
Las Vegas Strip Fantasy Show, NV$65.00$0.00$65.00
Monterey Bay Aquarium, CA$40.00$25.00$40.00
Roaring Camp Steam Train, CA$31.00$25.00$31.00
San Diego Harbor Cruise, CA$24.00$12.00$24.00
San Francisco Advanced Tour, CA$35.00$35.00$35.00
San Francisco Bay Cruise, CA$38.00$26.00$38.00
San Francisco Half Day Tour$35.00$35.00$35.00
Stanford University, CA$15.00$15.00$15.00
The Beatles LOVE, NV$157.00$157.00$157.00
UC Berkeley, CA$5.00$5.00$5.00
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 service is available from 12:00 PM to 10:30 PM at Information Center at Terminal 2 (SFO) airport. (After this time there will be additional charges of $80 for a group of 5 people)

Returns Locations

Kindly book your flights (For domestic) to depart from LAX after 9:30 PM and (For international) after 10:30 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.

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 20 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.

 

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.

Cancellation

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

⇒  30 days prior to departure - $40 per person will be charged as cancellation

⇒  15-29 days prior to departure - 30% of the tour fees will be charged as cancellation

⇒  7-14 days prior to departure - 50% of the tour fees will be charged as cancellation

⇒  4-6 days prior to departure – 80% tour fees will be charged as cancellation

⇒  3 days prior to departure – 100% tour fees will be charged as cancellation

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


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.

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.

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.

Alan
47 15

Husband and I wanted a memorable vacation for our 1st anniversary and I’m glad I took the tour. We started off 9 days ahead of our anniversary so that we could celebrate our anniversary on the last day of our tour. The best thing was that on this 9 day tour that we took GoldenBus Tours allowed us to choose our own destination where we wanted to spend the ninth day. the tour covered everything well. Service was well organized and on time. I’d recommend the company to everybody looking for well organized tours.

Hongqi
44 11

This tour is the best and easiest way to see some of the most breathtaking and exotic places within 9 days. Everything seemed to blend in perfectly well during the whole trip. I can’t even point out one particular thing that stood out above the rest. Perfect company, supportive guides, a luxurious bus, good food, affordable accommodation and spectacular sceneries made me a very content and loyal GoldenBusTours customer.

Hutchinson
43 13

I heard a lot about Civic Center and San Diego SeaWorld. When I headed to these places, I explored ten times more what I heard about them. One should go for this tour once in a life.

Alphege
35 9

The 9 day tour was a great pleasure. We liked visiting all the places. I wanted to take photos in each place and I was allowed to do so. This was a great advantage that they allowed us do as we wish and were not hurried into for everything.

Qingshan
33 13

I along with my family went on this tour as part of our vacations trip and we are grateful to Golden Bus Tours for providing us with the best possible service including Hotels, Accommodations and Guide. We had a wonderful time exploring San Francisco, Palm Spring Outlets and Los Angeles. Children loved the tour to Ethel M Chocolate Factory, Botanical Cactus Gardens, Disneyland, Solvang, Silicon Valley and San Diego, Cable Car, Roaring Camp Redwood Forest Train and Yosemite National Park

Aisha
32 12

We are a batch of students and this is our first year. We planned this tour so that we visit some of the places here and we have no idea to go to places all alone or by ourselves. The accommodation was hardly average.

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