Pacific Coast Express
Los Angeles-Malibu-Santa Barbara-Central Coast-Monterey-San Francisco
4days/3nights, Los Angeles/San Francisco
2019 depart: May 24, 25. Jun 14,22. Jul 12,13. Aug 02,03,17,30. Sep 07, 20, 21. Oct 04,12.
day 01 Los Angeles Arrival
Arrive in Los Angeles and transfer independently via shuttle bus to your hotel where you will meet your Tour Director in the evening.
day 02 Los Angeles (Universal Studios Optional)
Today, spend the day exploring Los Angeles at your leisure, or take an optional full-day tour to the world’s largest movie studio and theme park: Universal Studios. Go behind-the-scenes on the legendary Studio Tour to explore Hollywood’s most famous backlot. See Wisteria Lane from ABC’s hit series Desperate Housewives, come face-to-face with Norman Bates at the legendary Bates Motel from Psycho, brace yourself as Jaws lurks deep beneath the waters … and much, much more
day 03 Los Angeles-Malibu-Santa Barbara-Central Coast
Travel north along the beautiful Pacific coast this morning, passing through the iconic beach communities of Santa Monica and Malibu. Stop by the “End of the Trail” of Historic Route 66 and at an iconic California lifeguard tower made famous by “Baywatch.” Then it’s on to Santa Barbara, where palm-lined walkways border white sandy beaches. Stop for lunch, and enjoy the cities Spanish architecture before continuing to a quaint central coast town.
day 04 Central Coast-Carmel/ Monterey-San Francisco
Today we make our way north to Carmel, home of actor/director Clint Eastwood. Enjoy browsing the shops and galleries of this famous artists' colony. Traveling further north, visit Monterey's Old Fisherman's Wharf. Stroll the Pier to Cannery Row, brought to fame by John Steinbeck's novel. In the afternoon pass the fertile valleys of Castroville and Santa Clara en route to San Francisco, the "City by the Bay." Tour concludes upon arrival at the hotel.
Inclusions: 3* accommodation, three breakfasts, tour director, air conditioned coach, service charges, taxes.
Sightseeing: Visit famous Cannery Row in Monterey, Visit the shops in Carmel, Visit Carmel Mission
Hotels: Los Angeles-Crowne Plaza LAX, Central Coast-Holiday Inn Express Solvang, San Francisco-Hotel Carlton for pre-night (or similar).
Notes: All bookings are made only on English spoken tour departures, however some tours may be modified to multilingual (2 languages) at short notice. Tours are subject to change without notice pending climatic and local traffic conditions.