Wonders of California

Duration

8 Days

Physical rate

Moderate

Starting city

Los Angeles

Available

April 2022 / January 2023

Cities to visit: Los Angeles; Bakersfield, California; ; Fresno, California; Yosemite Park; San Francisco; Monterrey, California; Carmel, California; San Luis Obispo, California; Solvang, California; Santa Barbara, California

Detailed day by day description

Introduction

This tour is a flexible, guaranteed escorted coach tour, guided in English only.

Once the tour is booked, it is guaranteed so it will definitely go ahead, and will never cancel.

The tour is flexible so you can tailor it to suit your needs. By clicking ‘Quote or Book’, you will have an option to choose your start and end date and destinations within the tour parameters. As these tours allow for such flexibility, the same people, tour guides or drivers may not be on your entire journey.

Day
After passing through customs, our guide will be waiting for you with a Europamundo sign.  If your flight is delayed and if you miss your connection or experience any other delay, please call the guide at the telephone number on your voucher.  Transfer to the hotel and free time.  


19:30 hrs- We will have an informative meeting at the Hotel with the purpose of guiding the passengers and giving them detailed information about the itinerary of the trip, as well as clearing any doubts they may have. 20:30 hrs- Transfer to Downtown Disney Anaheim to enjoy its lively restaurants and shops. Time to walk. Return on account of the clients to the hotel.
06:00- Wake-up call.
07.00 am- Breakfast at the hotel (included).
08:00 am- After breakfast we include a panoramic tour of this extensive city. Tour including music center, civic center and financial center, via LA Live & Staples Center. We continue along Wilshire Boulevard, heading west of the city, past the Korean Quarter and the Brea Ditch to reach Beverly Hills. Continue on Sunset Boulevard to reach Hollywood and find the Walk of Fame with its thousands of stars, the Dolby Theater, Chinese Theater and the Hollywood sign.
01:00 pm- End of the comprehensive visit to the Walk of Fame. Free time to wander round and have lunch.
15 :30 pm- Departure from Hollywood direct to Long Beach.

17:30 pm – Arrival to Long Beach Shoreline Villag e where the palm trees stand next to glazed skyscrapers. We make a 20-minute stop to see the Queen Mary Ocean Liner and take photos and then have dinner at one of the restaurants in Shoreline Village.
19:30 pm– Passengers will be taken back to the hotel. 
21:00 pm- Accommodation .
04:00 am- Llamada y hora de levantarse   05:00 am- Salida hacia Bakersfield. 08:00 am- Llegada a Bakersfield. Tiempo para tomar un café. 08:20 am- En la mañana, después del desayuno, un contraste diferente total con la jornada anterior, dejamos atrás el desierto para sumergirnos en uno de los bosques más impresionantes de los Estados Unidos, con un habitante excepcional: las Sequoias Gigantes. Conoceremos el Kings Canyon National Park donde visitaremos el General Grand con 1700 años de existencia, donde luego tendremos un picnic a la hora de almuerzo, Gran Sequoya National Park . Fotografiaremos entre otros, el General Sherman , el árbol más grande del mundo en términos de volumen, y caminaremos entre estos gigantes de la naturaleza.  01:30 pm- Tiempo para almorzar y continuación a Fresno. 06:30 pm- Llegada a Fresno, tiempo libre.
Distance: 285 miles (460 km) 
Scenery: Spectacular landscapes, crossing Yosemite National Park; mountains, woods and canyons. Note: We recommend wearing comfortable shoes for walking through the park.  

6:00 am- Wake-up call. 
07:00 am- Breakfast at the hotel (included). 
08:00 am- After breakfast, we set out for Sierra Nevada. 
10:00 am- We arrive at another major national park: Yosemite . Its high precipices, waterfalls and vegetation make this famous valley one of the most attractive mountain landscapes in the world. We will see its great icons: the Captain, the Half Dome and the waterfa lls forming what is known as the Cathedral of Nature, visible from the tunnel vantage point. 
12:15 pm- Free time for lunch in the park. 
01:30 pm- Departure from Yosemite with a technical stop at Merced for coffee and to use the restrooms. 
05:30 pm- In the afternoon we continue our journey to SAN FRANCISCO . Arrival in the late afternoon.   Optional Night tour of  Pier 39 and Treasure Island for dinner followed by a visit to Treasure Island to take a photo of San Francisco by Night with Oakland Bay Bridge in the background.  
07:00- Wake-up call. 
08.00 am- Breakfast at the hotel (included). 
09:00 am- After breakfast we take a tour of the city, passing through the Financial District, Union Square and its trams, Nob Hill, Grace Cathedral, the famous Chinatown, the historical hippie district of Haight Ashbury. Then we enjoy a panoramic view from Twin Peaks hill and have the chance to take a picture of the Golden Gate from the Palace of Fine Arts. Afterwards, we go to Ghirardelly Square and the tour ends at Fisherman´s Wharf, which, along with Pier 39, complete the leisure offering next to the sea. 
01:00 pm- After the tour, free time to take a boat trip on the fabulous bay. 
06:30 pm- Transfer to Little Italy for those who wish to enjoy a delicious dinner and visits its bars and cafés, in the Night life district of the city. 
09:30 pm– Return to the hotel. 
10:00 h. – After breakfast, we go on an  outing to the Golden Gate, where we can take pictures and cross the bridge that closes off San Francisco Bay. Then we continue to Sausalito , with its stunning views, art galleries and Victorian houses along the seafront, filled with amazing restaurants. Time to wander around and have lunch.  
14:30 h.  – Return to the hotel. Free afternoon.
Distance: 263 miles (424 km) 
Scenery:  Some stretches along the coast. If we take the “coastal route”, we can admire wonderful views of the Pacific, as well as hills and farmlands. 
08:30 h.– San Francisco – Departure-. We take the coastal road to Pigeon Point where we will make a short stop. Impressive views of the ocean. Note: Sometimes visibility on the coat is difficult due to the mist, but in the event of mist being forecast, we will take the highway to the interior.  12:00 h. – Monterey  –Arrival-  Time to have lunch and visit the tourist sector overlooking the Pacific Ocean on Cannery Road, with its old canning factories, now converted into restaurants and leisure centres. Then we will continue to  Carmel  to see its main square and visits its elegant shops and art galleries. 
15:00 h.  - Carmel –Departure- . 
18:00 h. - Paso Robles –Arrival – a pleasant town to overnight . Free time.
Distance: 204 miles (330 km) 
Scenery: Attractive scenery with many stretches that overlook the Pacific. 
08:00 h.– Paso Robles –Departure- .  
09:10 h . -  Solvang  –Arrival- . A picturesque town inhabited by a Danish community that is like a piece of Denmark set in California. Time to explore and enjoy its pastries, surroundings  and shops. 10:10 h.  – Solvang –Departure-.  Visit to the beautiful Santa Bárbara Mission. 
11:10 h. – Santa Bárbara  –Arrival- . Free time for lunch and a stroll through its streets with their Mediterranean architecture. 
13:30 h.  – Santa Bárbara –Departure-.  Attractive scenery and views of the Pacific. 
19:00 h. –  Los Angeles  –Arrival- .  End of our services.  Please inform your guide of any extra nights, your time of departure to the airport and the airport transfer time, if you have this service included.-          
End of our services.

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From: From AUD 2,633