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2-Day Yosemite & Monterey Bay Tour from San Francisco

Rated 5.00 out of 5 based on 6 customer ratings
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    • Luggage shall not exceed the dimensions 27 x 21 x 14 inches or maximum 62" linear inches and can weigh up to 23kg

     

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    Hotel
    • Economy = 1 to 2 stars 
    • Standard = 2 to 3 stars 
    • Deluxe = 4 to 5 stars
    • Max. occupancy per room: 4
    • Quantity selection = Number of room

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    Select tour guide to enjoy a worry-free holiday! Our friendly and knowledgeable tour guide will
    take care of everything upon greeting you.
    Tour guide primary responsibilities:-
    ● Accommodation check-in
    ● Meal recommendations
    ● Provide information about the history and culture of popular attractions
    ● Arrangement of travel tickets and entry to attractions

    • 500 $
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    Admission Ticket
    • 30 $

    Customized Tour

Yosemite National Park is in California’s Sierra Nevada mountains. It’s famed for its giant, ancient sequoia trees, and for Tunnel View, the iconic vista of towering Bridalveil Fall and the granite cliffs of El Capitan and Half Dome. In Yosemite Village are shops, restaurants, lodging, the Yosemite Museum and the Ansel Adams Gallery, with prints of the photographer’s renowned black-and-white landscapes of the area. Monterey Bay is a bay of the Pacific Ocean located on the coast of the U.S. state of California. The bay is south of the major cities of San Francisco and San Jose. The county-seat city of Santa Cruz is located at the north end of the bay. The city of Monterey is on the Monterey Peninsula at the south end.

 

Day 1: San Francisco, CA  Yosemite National Park  Merced, CA

Today, we are starting our tour at San Francisco, CA and you can choose to be picking up from San Francisco Downtown-area hotel. If you wish to be picking up outside of San Francisco-areas, please advise your pick up address when check out. ***Please note that surcharge may apply for picking up outside of San Francisco.

Today, we are going to drive about 4 hours to Yosemite National Park which is famous for its colossal granite rocks, spectacular waterfalls, and glacier formed U-Shaped valley. We will spend some time to explore this gorgeous national park and have the chance to see the most photographed view like: Tunnel ViewBridal Veil Falls, Half Dome and El Capitan.

In the late evening, we will back to hotel for rest. Our hotel arrangement will be 20 – 30 minutes away from Downtown.

  • Economy Hotel: Quality Inn Merced/Hampton Inn & Suites Merced or similar hotel
  • Standard Hotel: Best Western Inn Merced or similar hotel
  • Deluxe Hotel: Chukchansi Gold Resort & Casino or similar hotel

 

Day 2: Merced, CA  Monterey  17 Miles  San Francisco, CA

After the comfy stay, you will be picked up from hotel in the morning and 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. You could visit the Monterey Bay Aquarium which is known for its regional focus on the marine habitats of Monterey Bay, it was the first to exhibit a living kelp forest when it opened in October 1984.

After the tour, we’ll view the scenery of the 17 Miles, which is truly breathtaking. We will spend some time in this beautiful area before going back to San Francisco to conclude our tour.

After the tour, you could either choose to be drop off at the airport or San Francisco-area hotel. We will conclude the tour in San Francisco, CA

 

DEPARTURE/RETURN LOCATION San Francisco
SUGGESTED DEPARTURE TIME 8:00am to maximize sightseeing time
INCLUDED
10 hours per day ground transportation with driver via selected vehicle type Driver overnight fee
Hotel accommodation (usually 20-30 minutes drive at nearby city) Driver meals and drinks
Service fees (gratuity) for bus driver and/or tour guide  
NOT INCLUDED
Hotel resort fee Air fares or transportation fee between your city and the departure city
All meals and drinks during the trip Attractions admission ticket (Can be added in shopping cart)
Extra working hour fee: Depends on the vehicle size you selected (Driver and/or tour guide’s working hour : 10 hours per day) Personal room fees included but not limited to laundry or valet services, telephone calls, or alcoholic beverages/mini bar items
Any private expenses  

 

ATTRACTIONS

 

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San Francisco

San Francisco, officially the City and County of San Francisco, is the cultural, commercial, and financial center of Northern California. San Francisco is the 13th most populous city in the United States, and the 4th most populous in California, is a hilly city on the tip of a peninsula surrounded by the Pacific Ocean and San Francisco Bay. The Financial District’s Transamerica Pyramid is its most distinctive skyscraper. In the bay sits Alcatraz Island, site of the notorious former prison.

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Yosemite National Park

Yosemite National Park is in California’s Sierra Nevada mountains. It’s famed for its giant, ancient sequoia trees, and for Tunnel View, the iconic vista of towering Bridalveil Fall and the granite cliffs of El Capitan and Half Dome. In Yosemite Village are shops, restaurants, lodging, the Yosemite Museum and the Ansel Adams Gallery, with prints of the photographer’s renowned black-and-white landscapes of the area.

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Tunnel View

Tunnel View is a scenic viewpoint on State Route 41 in Yosemite National Park. Visitors have seen and documented the iconic and expansive views of Yosemite Valley from the overlook since its opening in 1933. Internationally renowned artists to casual tourists have painted, drawn, and photographed the dramatic scenery from here and nearby vantage points since the 19th century. The large viewpoint area is located directly east of the Wawona Tunnel portal, as one enters Yosemite Valley from points south. The view looks eastward into Yosemite Valley, and includes surrounding features, such as the southwest face of El Capitan on the left, Half Dome on axis, and Bridalveil Fall on the right.

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Bridal Veil Falls

Bridalveil Fall is one of the most prominent waterfalls in the Yosemite Valley in California, seen yearly by millions of visitors to Yosemite National Park. The waterfall is 188 metres (617 ft) in height and flows year round. The Ahwahneechee tribe believed that Bridalveil Fall was home to a vengeful spirit named Pohono who guarded the entrance to the valley and that those leaving the valley must not look directly into the waterfall lest they be cursed. They also believed that inhaling the mist of Bridalveil Fall would improve one’s chances of marriage.

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El Capitan

El Capitan (Spanish for The Captain, The Chief) is a vertical rock formation in Yosemite National Park, located on the north side of Yosemite Valley, near its western end. The granite monolith extends about 3,000 feet (900 m) from base to summit along its tallest face, and is a popular location for rock climbers and BASE jumpers. The formation was named “El Capitan” by the Mariposa Battalion when they explored the valley in 1851. El Capitan (“the captain”, “the chief”) was taken to be a loose Spanish translation of the local Native American name for the cliff, variously transcribed as “To-to-kon oo-lah” or “To-tock-ah-noo-lah” (Miwok language).

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Half Dome

Half Dome is a granite dome at the eastern end of Yosemite Valley in Yosemite National Park, California. It is a well-known rock formation in the park, named for its distinct shape. One side is a sheer face while the other three sides are smooth and round, making it appear like a dome cut in half. The granite crest rises more than 4,737 ft (1,444 m) above the valley floor.

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6 reviews for 2-Day Yosemite & Monterey Bay Tour from San Francisco

  1. Rated 5 out of 5

    Maria B

    This was my first time visiting this place, i know I took so many pictures of some of the same exact views because it was just breathtaking! Don’t miss it ?

  2. Rated 5 out of 5

    Paula M

    A great place to see in Yosemite, it was just a amazing view.

  3. Rated 5 out of 5

    国斌

    这里的景色真的是太美了!下次我一定要带我的家人一起来,谢谢你们安排的行程。

  4. Rated 5 out of 5

    Tracy Yong

    This is a must if you are even close to Yosemite. I took many pictures of this place and so happy to have seen this wonder of nature ?

  5. Rated 5 out of 5

    Alison W

    Tunnel View is one of the most beautiful views I have ever seen. This is a must see when exploring Yosemite National Park. Recommended!

  6. Rated 5 out of 5

    Emily V

    The view of the valley is overwhelming. U must stop to loo out even for a short while. Highly recommended! Thank you very much for your arrangement.

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