Multi-Day Tour | Escorted, Group

Exploring the Natural Wonders of California San Francisco, Yosemite (7 days)

Revealed America - California

San Francisco, CA, United States To San Francisco, CA, United States

Valid for Departures Now Through: 26 Jul 2018

Itinerary

DAY LOCATION(S) HOTEL MEALS DESCRIPTION
Day 1
San Francisco, CA United States
Argonaut Hotel None

Arrive San Francisco

Upon arrival at San Francisco Airport, secure your rental vehicle and drive 30 minutes to San Francisco for check in at the Argonaut Hotel in Fisherman's Wharf.

Located in the historic Haslett Warehouse, the Argonaut's home is a grand building built in 1907 of exposed brick, Douglas Fir beams and so much seaside character, you feel as though you can almost reach out and touch the colorful Barbary Coast past here. The Blue Mermaid Chowder House & Bar is a great place to enjoy a casual meal.

Overnight at Argonaut Hotel in one Bay View room with King Bed

Day 2
San Francisco, CA United States
Argonaut Hotel None

Private Half Day San Francisco City Tour OR Private Half Day Tour of Pt. Reyes National Seashore / Afternoon to Explore

In the morning, meet your private guide in the lobby of your hotel for a half day city tour of San Francisco. Your guide will take you to the sights that have made San Francisco everyone's favorite city: Union Square, North Beach, Chinatown, Golden Gate Park, the Crookedest Street in The World (Lombard Street), Coit Tower & Telegraph Hill, Fisherman's Wharf, the Golden Gate Bridge, the Presidio, Haight-Ashbury, and the Victorian homes at Alamo Square. This tour is completely customizable to fit your interests.

OR, choose a half-day private guided tour of Pt. Reyes National Seashore. Meet your professional naturalist guide at the village of Pt. Reyes Station for a half-day private tour of Pt. Reyes National Seashore. The protected seashore offers spectacular vistas of the wild Pacific coastline and is the home of several herds of Tule elk, which we often see grazing and lazing along the way.

Overnight at Argonaut Hotel in one Bay View room with King Bed

Day 3
Yosemite National Park, CA United States
Tenaya Lodge None

Drive to Yosemite National Park

Enjoy your morning in the city. After checkout, drive 3.5 hours to Yosemite's Tenaya Lodge.

Tenaya Lodge is a AAA Four-Diamond resort located just two miles from Yosemite National Park's south entrance. The Lodge features plenty of on-site activities including archery, racquetball, rock climbing wall, swimming, kids camp, two indoor heated pools, and an outdoor pool area complete with a zero-entry main pool and adjacent kids splash pool, poolside cabanas and cafÈ. Tenaya also has a luxurious, full-service spa with 12 treatment rooms and several options for dinner, including Sierra Room Restaurant, Timberloft Pizzeria, and the upscale Embers Restaurant.

Overnight at Tenaya Lodge in one room with King Bed

Day 4
Yosemite National Park, CA United States
Tenaya Lodge Lunch

Private Full Day Tour of Yosemite National Park with Lunch at Majestic Hotel

A private guide will meet you this morning at your hotel for a full day driving and walking tour of Yosemite National Park. Enjoy the highlights of Yosemite with your guide, including the major waterfalls and rock formations of Yosemite Valley, plus portions of the high country. In addition, your guide will point out little-known treasures, off-the-beaten path trails, and the best sites that fit your interests. Enjoy lunch at the historic Majestic Hotel.

Overnight at Tenaya Lodge in one room with King Bed (L)

Day 5
Yosemite National Park, CA United States
Carmel Valley Ranch None

Drive to Carmel / Afternoon to Explore Monterey

Carmel Valley Ranch is located in Carmel Valley surrounded by the beautiful foothills of the Santa Lucia range and is one of the finest wine growing regions in California. Carmel Valley Ranch sits on 500-acres and features, 18-holes of world-class golf, access to hundreds of miles of hiking trails, organic gardens, educational programs about honey bees in an apiary, vineyard terroir, mountain-top yoga, and choice of pools.

Enjoy the afternoon exploring the seaside town of Monterey.

Overnight at Carmel Valley Ranch in one room with King Bed

Day 6
Carmel Valley, CA United States
Carmel Valley Ranch None

Morning Private Guided Tour of Point Lobos State Reserve OR Shared 3-Hour Whale Watching / Afternoon on Own

This morning drive 30 minutes to meet your guide at Point Lobos State Park.

Called the "greatest meeting of land and sea in the world" by landscape artist Francis McComas, Point Lobos is considered the Crown Jewel in the California State Park system. The hiking trails offer fabulous views over headlands, across Carmel Bay to Carmel-by-the-Sea and Pebble Beach, the home of the famous 17 Mile Drive.

The reserve is a natural area of dramatic granite cliffs, unusual rock formations, caves and beaches. It is geologically unique and contains a rich and diverse plant and animal life both on shore and in the water. Your guide will have a telescope on-hand to help you spot sea otters, seals and sea lions.

OR, you may be interested in a 3-hour shared whale watching excursion in Moss Landing. Meet your captain at Moss Landing on Monterey Bay for your 3-hour shared marine wildlife cruise.

Monterey Bay is a National Marine Sanctuary, and you will have a chance to view seals, sea lions, a variety of whale species and seabirds abound.

Afterwords, we recommend taking the afternoon to enjoy the quaint town of Carmel-By-The-Sea where shopping, art boutiques, and delicious restaurants can be found.

Overnight at Carmel Valley Ranch in one room with King Bed

Day 7
San Francisco, CA United States
None None

Drive to San Francisco Airport / Depart for home!

After check out, drive 2.5-hours on scenic Hwy 1 to San Francisco. Enjoy photo stops along the way. Upon arrival to the San Francisco Airport, return your rental car and depart on your flight home.

Tour Features

Experience(s)

  • Sightseeing
  • Wildlife & Nature

Description

Exploring the Natural Wonders of California San Francisco, Yosemite

Half Day Private San Francisco City Tour OR Half Day Private Tour of Pt. Reyes National Seashore | Private Full-day Tour of Yosemite National Park with Lunch at Majestic Hotel | Half Day Private Guided Tour of Point Lobos State Reserve OR Shared 3-Hour Whale Watching | Time to Explore the Monterey Bay Penninsula

TOUR PRICE:

8 Days / 7 Nights -Total Starting Price: $5,900.00. 25% deposit due upon acceptance: $1,475.00. Final non-refundable balance is due 90 days prior to departure date: $4,425.00.

Program price can be guaranteed for 7 days from the receipt date of this itinerary.

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Insider Tip

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