Yosemite National Park and California Coast

6 days, 5 nights

***Overview content below***

The west coast has an abundance of natural beauty, culture and history. California has very diverse regional topography. Student can learn about the geological impact of glaciers, water resources, and even coastal erosion. Tour highlights will include: awe-inspiring views in Yosemite Valley, dramatic coastline, quaint coastal communities, southern California, and Los Angeles.

$1438 – $595       Quad occupancy
$1518 – $675     Triple occupancy
$1658 – $815       Double occupancy
$2093 – $1250     Single occupancy
6 days, 5 nights
Yosemite, Monterey, Carmel, Big Sur, Solvang and Santa Barbara
***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 are also available.

Suggested Itinerary

Day 1, 2
Two day Yosemite Trip *Note: Mariposa Grove closed 2015 season
Tour includes: Yosemite Valley Tour, and optional hike group hike weather permitting. 1 night accommodations near Yosemite Valley. 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 Ansell Adam Museum and enjoy seasonal park activities such as: rafting, biking, ice-skating, and snow-shoeing (*additional cost).
Overnight in Gilroy, CA on Day 2
Day 3
Morning check out of hotel and out depart for California Coast.
Tour featuring: Monterey, 17-mile drive, & Big Sur
Lunch stop in Monterey at Fisherman’s Wharf & Cannery Row.
Take 17-mile drive from Monterey to Carmel. Stop in downtown Carmel.
Photo stop Big Sur at Bixby Bridge. Dinner stop in Cambria Main & Bridge Street area.
Overnight in Santa Maria or Atascadero
*Option: to alter itinerary to add-on/substitute Monterey Aquarium or Hearst Castle admission
Day 4
Check out of hotel depart for Solvang. Short walking tour prior to lunch stop.
Lunch on own in Santa Barbara’s State street. Brief Santa Barbara tour featuring: State Street, Stern’s Wharf and Santa Barbara Court House.
Afternoon departure for Los Angeles. Dinner stop in Santa Monica Beach.
Late evening Check in to an Anaheim hotel. Hotel is within walking distance of Anaheim entertainment district: Disney Downtown.
Day 5
Full day Los Angeles city tour featuring: Downtown LA, Disney’s Concert Hall, Central Station, Olvera Street, Griffith Park Observatory, Hollywood, Sunset Strip, the Grove, and Rodeo Drive. 
Day 6
Check out of hotel.
Private outbound airport transfer to LAX international airport.
*Transportation only- no guide services Day 6
***Prices content below***

Price per person:

$1438 – $595       Quad occupancy
$1518 – $675     Triple occupancy
$1658 – $815       Double occupancy
$2093 – $1250     Single occupancy

Prices Include:

  • 5 nights of accommodations:  1 night in Yosemite (El Portal), 1 night in Gilroy, 1 night in Atascadero, 2 night in Anaheim
  • Private transportation via minibus or deluxe coach
  • Professional tour guide throughout
  • Entrance to Yosemite National Park, 17-mile Drive, and Santa Barbara Mission
  • All taxes

Prices Do Not Include:

  • Meals and beverages
  • Hotel and airport baggage gratuities
  • Driver and tour guide gratuities
***Accommodations content below***

Yosemite: Cedar Lodge or equivalent

Gilroy: Best Western Forest Park Inn or equivalent

Atascadero:  Best Western Colony Inn or equivalent

Solvang: Holiday Inn Express or equivalent


***Booking & Dates content below***

This group tour is available year round. Discounted tour is available for student and senior groups.

Terms and Conditions

To reserve, 50% deposit of total invoice is required 45 days prior to departure date and 100% payment 30 days from trip departure. There is a 100% cancellation charge on cancellation made within 30 days of travel date. Tour departure change is allowed if change is made 21 days prior to departure date.

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