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OVERVIEW

Highlights

  • • Ground Transportation
  • • 4-night Hotel Accommodations
  • • Professional Tour Escort
  • • San Francisco
  • • Two choices from eight items
  • • Airport transfers
Tour Code
2-5981
Duration
5 days
Departure City
San Francisco
End City
Los Angeles
Tour Type:
Bus/Coach
Language:
Chinese, English
Itinerary
Day 01
San Francisco

Hometown - San Francisco

Hotel: Red Lion Oakland / Crowne Plaza Union City / Holiday Inn San Jose / Courtyard Marriott Fremont / or similar

This tour starts when your flight arrives in SFO. After check-in at the hotel, you can have time to explore this city by yourself.

Visiting Attractions

Day 02
Bay Area

San Francisco

Hotel: Courtyard Marriott/Quality Inn Marina (Itinerary A) / Courtyard Fremont/Clarion Modesto (Itinerary B) or similar

Itinerary A: Berkeley University - Cable Car - Madame Tussauds/Exploratorium - San Francisco City Tour

In the morning we'll visit the campus of UC Berkeley (admission not included). From the nostalgic campus, the Golden Gate Bridge and Golden Gate Straight can both be seen!

Afterwards we'll drive to San Francisco, home to over 50 rolling hills and surrounded by water on 3 sides. We'll take a cable car ride (own expense), known as “the only mobile monument of America,” and enjoy the city view. Then we'll visit the Golden Gate Bridge before visiting Fisherman's Wharf. Here you can take an optional cruise on the San Francisco Bay (own expense). Next we will visit Madame Tussaud or Exploratorium and then we'll visit the only building remaining from 1915 world’s exposition, the Palace of Fine Arts.

Itinerary B: Stanford University - Madame Tussauds/Exploratorium - San Francisco City Tour

In the morning we'll visit Stanford University (admission not included). It covers 35 square kilometers, the second largest and the most beautiful campus in America. Alumni of Stanford have founded some of the largest high-tech companies: Google, Yahoo, Cisco, and Hewlett Packard.

Afterwards we'll drive to San Francisco, home to over 50 rolling hills and surrounded by water on 3 sides. We'll take a cable car ride (own expense), known as “the only mobile monument of America,” and enjoy the city view. Then we'll visit the Golden Gate Bridge before visiting Fisherman's Wharf. Here you can take an optional cruise on the San Francisco Bay (own expense). Next we will visit Madame Tussaud or Exploratorium and then we'll visit the only building remaining from 1915 world’s exposition, the Palace of Fine Arts.

We'll stay overnight in Modesto.

Tips:
We will visit Berkeley University instead of Stanford University for the following dates in 2017: 04/27-04/29, 05/12-05/14, 06/15-06/18, 09/20-09/24, 9/30, 10/12-10/15, 11/10, 11/18, 11/23, 11/25, 12/25.

Admission Fees

Activity Price Additional Information
San Francisco In-Depth Sightseeing Tour $35.00/person
San Francisco Mandatory Fee (Itinerary B, departure from SFO) $45.00/person Mandatory Fee, including Madame Tussauds/San Francisco Dungeon/ 17 Miles/Stanford University Parking Fee and Yosemite National Park admission. (If weather condition is bad and we will visit Solvang Village instead of Yosemite. No Refund.)
(No refund or exempt of Mandatory Fee unless visited attractions are closed.)
San Francisco Mandatory Fee (Itinerary A, departure from SFO) $40.00/person Mandatory Fee, including Cable Car/Madame Tussauds/San Francisco Dungeon/ Berkeley University and 17 Miles. (No Cable Car ride if travel group is too small or travel during high season,Cable Car ride fee $7 per person will be refunded.)
(No refund or exempt of Mandatory Fee unless visited attractions are closed.)
San Francisco Bay Cruise (90 Minutes) $40.00/Adult; $28.00/Child(5-12);Children under 5 are free of charge
  • All mandatory fees must be paid in cash to the tour guide and tickets cannot be pre-purchased separatedly.
  • Any optional activities you wish to join must be paid to your tour guide in cash.
Day 03
Los Angeles

Roaring Camp Redwood Forest Train or Yosemite National Park - Los Angeles

Hotel: Howard Johnson Fullerton / Quality Inn Montebello / Baymont Inn Anaheim or similar


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

This morning we'll head to Roaring Camp, a beautiful small village located in California Coastal Mountains. The steam train may sound farfetched today, but it brings back sweet memories. As the whole world is adapted to maglev trains and highways, we take a lovely and scenic ride on a nostalgic steam train today (own expense)! Then we'll depart from this authentic western village and wind our way through redwood forests. Afterwards we'll head to the picturesque Monterey Peninsula, where gentle sea breezes, meandering coast, surging waves, bizarre rocks, adorable seals and sea lions rest on the beach. Here we'll stop at a first-class golf course to sight see. Then we'll view the scenery of the 17 Miles, which is truly breathtaking. In the afternoon we'll return to Los Angeles.

Itinerary B: Yosemite National Park - Los Angeles

In the morning we'll depart from the hotel towards Yosemite National Park. Giant trees, mountains and sparkling streams and lakes, glaciers-carved canyons, all these unique features make up Yosemite. Take a walk in the woods and enjoy the fresh forest air. After lunch, we'll travel across Central Valley of California, where over half of the fruits, nuts, and vegetables grown in country are produced every year. In the evening we'll return to Los Angeles.

Tour4Fun reserves the rights to adjust the itinerary due to weather conditions. In winter, we will visit the Roaring Camp, Lovers Point and Monterey Aquarium instead of Yosemite National Park.



Admission Fees

Activity Price Additional Information
Monterey Bay Aquarium $50.00/Adult or Teenager; $30.00/Child (3-12)
Roaring Camp Railroads $31.00/Adult; $25.00/Child(2-12)
  • All mandatory fees must be paid in cash to the tour guide and tickets cannot be pre-purchased separatedly.
  • Any optional activities you wish to join must be paid to your tour guide in cash.
Day 04
San Diego

Choose 1 Option of 8 Items

Hotel: Howard Johnson Fullerton / Quality Inn Montebello / Baymont Inn Anaheim or similar

Disneyland/California Adventure Park (no tour guide available)
Enter a magical kingdom where you can sail with pirates, explore exotic jungles, meet fairy-tale princesses, dive under the ocean and rocket through the stars—all in the same day and only in Disneyland!
Or you can take a trip to Disney's California Adventure Park, you'll get to visit: Buena Vista Street, Condor Flats, Grizzly Peak, Hollywood Land, A Bug's Land, Pacific Wharf, Paradise Pier and Cars Land. Take a ride on California Screamin, the Twilight Zone Tower of Terror and the Grizzly River Run. These rides will give you a rush of adrenaline. Also, don't miss out on the fun-packed Pixar Play Parade!

Universal Studios Hollywood
Get ready for the ultimate Hollywood experience! Find a full day of action-packed entertainment all in one place: thrilling theme park rides and shows, a real working movie studio, and Los Angeles’ best shops, restaurants and cinemas at CityWalk. Universal Studios Hollywood is a unique experience that’s fun for the whole family.

SeaWorld San Diego
Come celebrate the wonders of the sea at SeaWorld San Diego. Experience the amazing Shamu show, and thrilling rides like Journey to Atlantis, Shipwreck Rapids and Wild Arctic. Dive into the world of sea turtles at Turtle Reef, an attraction featuring a 280,000-gallon aquarium with up to 60 threatened sea turtles, an interactive game that teaches kids about the threats turtles face in the wild, a map that tracks rehabilitated turtles and an exciting ride called Riptide Rescue.

San Diego One Day Tour
You'll pass through Downtown San Diego, where guests will board a cruise (ticket included) and enjoy the views of San Diego leisurely. After the cruise, you will board the USS Midway Museum (ticket included), where you will be able to explore the insides of the USS Midway Museum.

Los Angeles City Tour
Explore Los Angeles the luxury way, by traveling through Santa Monica, Beverly Hills, Rodeo Drive and visiting the Los Angeles Historic Monument!

Palm Springs Outlet Shopping
Depart from Los Angeles, heading east along the I-10 towards the most famous vacation destination in California - Palm Springs! There you will get to visit the largest factory outlet center(Desert Hills Premium Outlets) in the West Coast of the U.S. Here you can find more than 110 fashion brands from all around the world, attracting millions of shoppers each year. Upon arrival, the tour guide will arrange about six hours of shopping and lunch. You will then return to Los Angeles after a whole day of shopping.

Aquarium of the Pacific--Whale Watching--Battleship Iowa

Our pleasant day begins in the morning when we head to the Aquarium of the Pacific. 4th largest of its kind, the Aquarium covers an area of 5 acres and features over 12000 marine life in 500 different species. The Pacific Ocean is the focus of three major permanent galleries, sunny Southern California and Baja, the frigid waters of the Northern Pacific and the colorful reefs of the Tropical Pacific. Walk through the undersea tunnel and enjoy seeing all the marine life, from fierce sharks, to colorful coral reefs and tropical fish, and bizarre jellies, the Aquarium has it all. Board the whale watching boat at noon, and the voyage takes 2.5 hours. The warm Southern California ocean water lures whales, blue whales, grey whales, humpback whales are seen year round. You may even discover a group of orcas (killer whale)! Friendly Capitan switches off the engine when the boat reaches the region where whales are spotted, the world goes quiet, you are soon surrounded by nothing but sound of ocean waves and gulls, blue sky and sea. After the boat tour, we are headed to Battleship Iowa. Iowa is the last lead ship of any class of United States battleships and was the only ship of her class to have served in the Atlantic Ocean during World War II. During World War II, she carried President Franklin D. Roosevelt across the Atlantic Algeria, en route to a crucial meeting with Prime Minister Winston Churchill of Britain and Josef Stalin, leader of the Soviet Union. Iowa is known for her supreme fire power, with turrets can carry 2,000 tons of ammunition, and fire projectiles as far away as 24 miles, over the horizon. At 5pm, we finish our wonderful day trip.

Mexico One Day Tour (MM)
Leaving LA in the morning, we are headed to San Diego, a beautiful coastal city with warm sunshine and lovely beach.We make a stop to see the Statue of Unconditional Surrender Kiss and the USS Midway Museum. USS Midway has served a number of wars and become a museum after retirement. After that, we cross the border and enter Mexico to visit the town of Tijuana.In the evening, we return to California and finish our joyful San Diego-Mexico Tijuana one day trip.
This option will be valid till 1/31/2017, if your departure date is after 2/1/2017, please do not choose this item.
Please make sure to bring your valid passport and U.S. visa. Tours4Fun takes no responsibility if customers fail to re-enter the United States.


Please note that SeaWorld San Diego, San Diego One Day Tour and Mexico tour can not be arranged on the last tour day for those who will fly away from Los Angeles at the same day.

Admission Fees

Activity Price Additional Information
San Diego Bay Cruise $25.00/Adult; $12.00/Child(4-12) Depends on your final choice of the items.
Madame Tussauds Wax Museum $27.00/Adult; $20.00/Child(4-12) For Universal Studios Hollywood
  • All mandatory fees must be paid in cash to the tour guide and tickets cannot be pre-purchased separatedly.
  • Any optional activities you wish to join must be paid to your tour guide in cash.
Day 05
Anaheim

Choose 1 Option of 8 Items

Today, we have eight itinerary choices as below. You can choose any one of the eight you'd like to take.

Disneyland/California Adventure Park(No tour guide)

Universal Studios Hollywood

SeaWorld San Diego

San Diego One Day Tour

Los Angeles City Tour

Palm Springs Outlet Shopping

Aquarium of the Pacific--Whale Watching--Battleship Iowa

There is a complimentary drop-off service to the Los Angeles airport, concluding your tour.

Mexico One Day Tour (MM)This option will be valid till 1/31/2017, if your departure date is after 2/1/2017, please do not choose this item.

Tips:
Please note that SeaWorld San Diego, San Diego One Day Tour and Mexico tour can not be arranged on the last tour day for those who will fly away from Los Angeles at the same day.

After that, we will transfer you to the LAX (Los Angeles Airport).

We offer hotel extension services; if you'd like to book a room, please contact us for a quotation.
Please note that order of day-to-day itinerary is adjustable depending on tour start day.
Standard Hotel   Upgrade Available

Pick-up Details/Transfers
Airport Pick-up:
Pickup Time:
Complimentary: 12:00pm to 10:30pm (The guide will leave the airport at 10:30pm)
For customers arriving between 10:30pm-12:00am, please contact us for quotion, if you need extra pickup.
For customers arriving at other times, please self transfer to your first night hotel.

Pickup Location:
SFO ariport: please meet our guide at Information Center at Terminal-2.

Notice:
For passengers encountering flight delays or flight change and cannot arrive according to the scheduled time, we will not offer the complimentary transfer. Please arrange your own transportation to the hotel, or, pay extra fee for the transfer service. Please call the emergency contact number for help.
We only offer one complimentary airport pickup per reservation.

LAX Drop-off:

We offer the complimentary airport drop-off service, guests who wish to fly out of LAX on the same day must please book a U.S. domestic flight after 9:30pm. and international flight after 10:30pm.
WHAT'S INCLUDED

Package Includes

  • Complimentary LAX drop-off
  • 4-night hotel accommodations
  • Ground transportation in air-conditioned deluxe tour coach
  • Professional tour escort

Package Excludes

  • Admission to chosen theme parks or items, please select them in the booking section
  • Airfares between your home and SFO airport
  • All personal expenses including hotel room service and meals; however, you have the option to pay for meals that tour guide arranges
  • Service Fee for tour guide/bus driver (min. $8.00/day per person)
  • Airport Pick-up Service Fee for Driver (min. $4.00/person)
  • Admissions and optional tours (Items and prices may vary due to the season and are subject to the final confirmation made by tour guide when on tour.):
Special Notes
  • Please double check your selection choice in Los Angeles when booking. Once a choice has been confirmed, it can only be changed for an additional fee.
  • Every customer please do remark your gender, date of birth, nationality, passport number, and issue date & expiration of the passport when booking if you choose Mexico-related optional items.
  • On the day you visit San Francisco, if you ①choose not to attend the San Francisco tour(itinerary A/itinerary B) and prefer to explore SF at your own pace, or ②choose to attend itinerary A/itinerary B but not attend the San Francisco In-Depth Sightseeing Tour, then you will need to pay $30.00 free explore fee and San Francisco mandatory fee ($25.00/person for itinerary A(from 5/1/2017, it will be $40.00/person) / $20.00/person for itinerary B(from 5/1/2017, it will be $40.00/person)).
  • Tours4Fun strongly recommends that you contact the airline and local tour provider to confirm your flight arrival time, and arrange for a pick-up before your departure.
  • Flight information must be provided in order for the airport transfer services to be arranged. At our discretion, if flight information is not provided or provided last minute, your reservation will be noted as a self-transfer and no airport transfer services will be arranged. If you decide to self-transfer to the tour's first night's hotel, please inform us at your earliest convenience. If you opt out of a transfer service, you may reinstate the airport transfer service if notification to reinstate the service is given well in advance of the tour's departure. Urgent requests to reinstate airport transfer services will not be guaranteed. If a flight is delayed, Tours4fun/ local provider will attempt to arrange a later airport transfer service, however; this later service is not guaranteed. If an airport transfer service is not available and cannot be provided, all guests are responsible for self transferring to the tour's first night's hotel.
  • Information on traveling to downtown San Francisco via Public Transportation: If the hotels used on the tour are near the Fremont/Union City region, clients may ask the hotel for a taxi service to the nearest Bart/train station (more or less $15.00). Clients may then use the Bart/train system's transfer services to arrive at downtown San Francisco.
  • Information on traveling to downtown San Francisco via direct Taxi service: Transportation from the Fremont/Union city region to downtown San Francisco takes more or less 40 minutes to 1 hour. Taxi fares may vary.
  • Tour guides and drivers rely upon the service fees charged on the tour to supplement their income. The wages of tour guides and drivers are determined factoring in that they will receive service fees to augment their earnings. Please pay at least the recommended service fee because the tour guides and drivers work hard to accommodate many people on the tour.
  • Depending on your arrival time, your hotel room may not be available until the afternoon. Most hotels allow check-in between 1:00pm-3:00pm, however some charge a fee for early check-in. Please check at the hotel desk to see if you may store your luggage at the hotel if you wish to explore the city on your own before check-in.
  • Please Note:
    1. Guests are not allowed to use a CITY PASS and admission ticket purchased by themselves to join the sightseeing attractions included in this tour.
    2. Guests who do use a CITY PASS or admission ticket purchased by themselves, will not be offered the transportation service for that day, and will possible need to pay a penalty fee. Please consult your tour guide for details.
  • Language: This tour is escorted by a professional bilingual tour guide and/or driver guide (English/Chinese). Tours and/or languages may be combined to operate this tour depending on the number of passengers who have booked a particular departure.
  • Bus Arrangement: Passengers on the same reservation will be arranged on the same bus unless stated otherwise. If you wish to be on the same bus as another party /an existing reservation, please note your request with the reservation number in the comment section on the checkout page or notify us at least 24 hours prior to tour departure.
  • Tours4Fun cooperates with top local area tour operators and ensures the best quality of services to all travelers. We provide tour coaches that all are insured with a liability insurance coverage from $5,000,000 to $10,000,000 to make sure that your trips are safer and more enjoyable.
  • This tour/activity is overseen by a select local operator in the region. Upon booking your tour or activity and after receiving confirmation, you will be issued an e-ticket detailing the local operator's name and contact information. If you require assistance finding a specific tour, please contact us for more information.
  • If you choose Los Angeles City Tour, when Getty Center is closed, Griffith Observatory will be the replacement.
    Close dates for Getty Center:
    Every Monday
    American Holidays(Thanksgiving day, Christmas, New Year, etc.)

Pricing Info

Your reservation is always subject to confirmation by email, normally within one to two business days.

Buy 2 Get 3rd Discounted
*The third guest joins the tour at a discounted rate (except applicable admission fees, mandatory tips, optional activities, and own expense items) on shared room basis.
*For buy 2 get 3rd discounted promotion, please choose the actual passenger numbers so that we can reserve the bus seat for each passenger.
*** Standard Amendment, Cancellation and Refund Policy applies to discounted-fare passenger based on triple or quadruple price.
*No-shows will be assessed a penalty fee $200.00 per passenger, that is to be paid in cash by the other participating travelers of the reservation.
*Price for Single Occupancy applies when one person stays in one standard hotel room.
*Price for Double/Triple/Quadruple Occupancy applies when two/three/four people stay in one standard hotel room respectively.
*Triple/Quadruple price does not guarantee a third/fourth bed in the room since each room is equipped with 2 beds. Please check the availability at the time of check-in.
*Price for child applies when a 2-9 years old child staying in one standard room as a third or fourth person.
*Maximum room capacity: 4 people including adult and child/infant.
  • *Additional fees may apply for travelers under 2 years of age. Please ensure you inform us when booking if you are travelling with infants 2 years or younger by placing the number of infants and their dates of birth in the comments section when booking online.
  • Additional expense or Price raise will apply for customers who stay overnight in Las Vegas hotels during 12/25/2017-1/2/2018. The price on our website is not the final price. There may be a price raise of $80-$300. Please be subject to our final confirmation.
  • Reservation Info

      1.Immediately after submitting your reservation you will receive a Receipt of Reservation via email.
      2. Within one to two business days of submitting your reservation you will receive a confirmation email from us. If you need to book an airline ticket, we recommend that you do so after you receive a confirmation of your tour reservation from us.
      3. An E-Ticket will be sent to you via email as soon as details of your reservation are confirmed or your supporting information is received by us. We will provide you with all detailed information about your tour on the E-Ticket. Contact information for local tour provider will be included on E-Ticket for your convenience or re-confirmation purpose if re-confirmation is required.
      4. Simply print your E-Ticket and present it with your valid photo ID on the day of your activity to your tour guide. Please remember E-Ticket is your proof of purchase.

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      - Your purchase does not guarantee confirmation. Your purchase will initiate a reservation process. We will confirm with you via email within one to two business days.
      - Prices may vary due to availability. We reserve the right to make price adjustment without prior notice.
      - Please refer to our Standard Amendment, Cancellation and Refund Policy before you make reservation.
      - Please refer to Customer Agreement before you make reservation.
      - Local tour provider reserves the right to make modifications to tour arrangements including order of tour activities, hotel and its location if deemed necessary.
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