SPLENDID CALIFORNIA

From Point Loma, to San Francisco… from the the Mission to the Golden Bridge, Rodeo Drive to the wineries.., along Highway 101, Hearts Castle, Big Sur, Monterey Peninsula and much more… our California Dreaming will transport to its best.
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Day 1: Arrive Los Angeles Airport

Meet your guide at the hotel while a little welcome reception or a drink will be there for you to relax and enjoy your first day in California

Night in Los Angeles Airport Area

Accommodation at Hilton Los Angeles Airport or similar

 

Day 2: San Diego

Breakfast at the hotel then departure with our guide to San Diego.

Upon arrival our Tour will start with the eclectic Gaslamp Quarter, mix of Victorian Buildings and skyscrapers offer cultural and dining options, and the gorgeous harbor area. Visit of Point Loma, where the first Europeans landed on the coast of California in 1542, then visit of Juan Cabrillo National Monument, na National Park with unforgettable views. Conitue to Seaport Village.

Evening at Leisure

Accommodation at Crowne Plaza or similar

 

Day 3: Los Angeles – Hollywood – Santa Barbara

Breakfast at the hotel then departure with our guide to LA and Santa Barbara.

On our way to Los Angeles the group will stop and visit the 18th century Mission of San Juan Cauristano, known as the "Jewel of the Missions”. The drive to Los Angeles with a stop at the Los Angeles Farmers Market, the group an enjoy lunch at leisure, explore the area then tour the the diverse neighborhood of Los Anges, including Rodeo Drive in Beverly Hills, the Historic Chinese Theater, where celebrity autographs, handprints, footprints are immortalized in concrete.

The group will then drive to Santa Barbara the American Riviera… before the group check in the group will have a little rive in Historic Santa Barbara.

Evening at Leisure

Accommodation at Best Western Plus Pepper Tree Inn or similar

 

Day 4: Highway 101 – Pismo Beach

Breakfast at the hotel then departure with our guide to wine Country and Scenic Highway 101

A little morning to discover Santa Barbara Mission, after the visit the group will have some time to enjoy the quiet beach community, do some shopping, have some lunch before heading for Pismo Beach area.

Over the rolling hills along Highway 101, enter Central California wine region, its microclimates encourage varieties such as pinot noir and chardonnay as no other regions in the Unites States offer.

Winery Tour and tasting…

Night in Pismo Beach area

Evening at Leisure

Accommodation at Hampton Inn & Suites Arroyo Grande or similar

 

Day 5: Hearst Castle – Big Sur – Monterey

Breakfast at the hotel then departure with our guide to Monterey. A stop and walking tour at Hearst Castle in Simeon, created for newspaper magnate William Randolph Hearst, recalls an era of opulent entertaining. Then ride along the dramatic Big Sur Coast till we reach Monterey.

Evening at Leisure

Accommodation at Holiday Inn Express or similar

 

Day 6: Carmel – Mariposa area (Yosemite National Park)

Breakfast at the hotel then departure for Carmel, explore the Historic town, the mission, then the celebrated 17-mile Drive.

Afternoon departure for Mariposa, through the farms, orchards and vineyards of California’s Central valley and on to Victorian-era Gold Country, depending on the driving time, the group may be able to visit the Mariposa Museum and Hostly Center to learn more about the previous metal that made this area be known as the center of Gold Rush…

Evening at Leisure

Accommodation at Best Western Yosemite Way Station or similar

 

Day 7: Yosemite National Park & Nature’s Giants

Breakfast at the hotel then departure for Yosemite National Park – get to know Yosemite Valley, so many stops for memorable photos, possibility of lunch/buy some souvenirs at Wawona Village inside the Park, then our eyes will begin shifting upward on a visit of Yosemite’s Mariposa Grove. The famous giant Sequoias, the California Tunnel Tree… then he group will drive to Sonora.

Evening at Leisure

Accommodation at Holiday Inn in Sonora or similar

 

Day 8: San Francisco

Breakfast at the hotel then departure for San Francisco… upon arrival a four hours tour of San Francisco, with the main sites, including views on the Golden Bridge, then Union Square, Chinatown… the best way to discover the City, its artistic neighborhoods.

Evening at Leisure

Accommodation at Cova or similar

 

Day 9:  San Francisco

Breakfast at the hotel then departure transfer to the airport

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  •  Los Angeles
  • San diego
  • Hollywood
  • Santa Barbara
  • Highway 101
  • Pismo Beach
  • Hearst Castle
  • Big sure
  • Monterey
  • Carmel
  • Yosemite National Park
  • San Francisco 

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