California West Coast Student Tour : SFO-LAX

9 days, 8 nights

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San Francisco, city by the bay, is a great place to start a West Coast journey- especially for a student group. Visit iconic west coast destinations such as  Yosemite National Park, 17 Mile Drive, Big Sur, Santa Barbara and Hollywood. Student tour can be extended to include such destinations as San Diego, Grand Canyon and other Southwest National Parks.

$2345 – $1095           Quad occupancy
$2495 – $1245            Triple occupancy
$2755 – $1505            Double occupancy
$3570 – $2320            Single occupancy
9 days, 8 nights
San Francisco, Yosemite, Monterey, 17-mile drive, California Coast, Santa Barbara, Disneyland, and Los Angeles
***Itinerary content below***

This itinerary can be combined in any order and with all or part of the suggested itinerary including extending stays. Additional destinations and theme parks are also available. Please allow our team to customize a tour  itinerary perfect four your student group.

Suggested Itinerary

Day 1
SFO Meet & Greet with private group transfer to hotel
Overnight in Union Square, Mark Twain Hotel *or similar. Hotel is located  few blocks from Union Square. Upon check in tour guide will provide a short orientation walking tour of the area.Union Square is close to many retail shops and dinning options
Day 2
San Francisco City Tour
Tour features: Civic Center, Twin Peaks (weather permitting), Golden Gate Bridge, North Beach, Golden Gate Park, North Beach, Chinatown, walking tour of Lombard Street. Lunch stop in Fisherman’s Wharf. Free time for dinner in Union Square. Evening tour of San Francisco with Cable Car includes: Embarcadero and Bay Bridge.
Day 3-4
Two day Yosemite Trip*Note Mariposa Grove closed 2015 season
1 night accommodations near Yosemite Valley. Tour includes: Yosemite Valley Tour, and optional hike group hike weather permitting. On Day 2 Students who do not join the group hike have the option to explore Yosemite Valley via free park shuttle. Students can visit the Ansel Adam Museum and enjoy seasonal park activities such as: rafting, biking, ice skating, and snow shoeing (*additional cost). Overnight in Gilroy, CA on Day 5
Day 5
Morning check out depart for California Coast: Monterey, 17-mile drive, Carmel & Big Sur. Lunch stop in Monterey at Fisherman’s Wharf & Cannery Row.Take 17-mile drive from Monterey to Carmel. Photo stops at Carmel by the Sea and Big Sur at Bixby Bridge. Dinner stop in Cambria Main & Bridge Street area. Overnight in Santa Maria or Atascadero *Option: to alter itinerary to include Monterey Aquarium or Hearst Castle admission
Day 6
Check out of hotel depart for Solvang. Short walking tour prior to lunch stop.
Lunch on own in Santa Barbara’s state street.
Afternoon departure for Los Angeles. Dinner stop in Santa Monica Beach.
Late evening Check in to Anaheim hotel. Hotel is within walking distance of Anaheim entertainment district Disney Downtown.
Day 7
Full day Los Angeles city tour featuring: Downtown LA, Disney’s Concert Hall, Griffith Park Observatory, Little Tokyo, Hollywood, Sunset Strip, Santa Monica Beach, Westwood and Rodeo Drive.
Day 8
Full day tour self guided Disneyland Tour- no transportation or tour guide services.
Anaheim hotel is located within walking distance from Disneyland
Disneyland admission good for entire day; 1 day tickets allows for park re-entry.
Day 9
Check out of hotel.
Private outbound airport transfer to LAX international airport.
*Transportation only- no guide services day 9
***Prices content below***

Prices per person: (minimum group size: 12) *Maximum 44 passengers total due to coastal road restrictions

$2345 – $1095           Quad occupancy
$2495 – $1245           Triple occupancy
$2755 – $1505           Double occupancy
$3570 – $2320           Single occupancy

Prices Include:

  • Private transportation via minicoach or coach
  • Private airport transfers from SFO and to LAX
  • Meet & Greeter at SFO
  • Professional tour guide throughout
  • Admissions to Yosemite National Park, 17 Mile Drive, Disneyland, and Cable Car
  • 8 nights accommodations: 2 nights in San Francisco, 1 night in Yosemite Area, 1 night in Gilroy, 1 night in Atascadero or Santa Maria, 3 nights in Anaheim
  • All taxes

Prices Do Not Include:

  • Meals and beverages
  • Hotel and airport baggage gratuities
  • Driver and tour guide gratuities
  • Guide services Day 8 and Day 9
***Accommodations content below***

San Francisco: Mark Twain or equivalent

Yosemite Area: Cedar Lodge or equivalent

Gilroy: Bestwestern Forest Park Inn or equivalent

Atascadero: Bestwestern Colony Inn or equivalent

Los Angeles/Anaheim: Bestwestern Stovall or equivalent


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This tour is available year round and minimum group size is 12. Discounted group tour is available for student.

Terms and Conditions

To reserve, 50% deposit of total invoice is required 90 days prior to departure date and 100% payment 45 days from trip departure. There is a 100% cancellation charge on cancellation made within 45 days of travel date. Tour itinerary or departure change do not gaurentee availability or pricing. Non- payment or missed departure is considered cancellation no refund or future credit.

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