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1-Day Monterey, 17-Mile Drive and Carmel Tour from San Francisco/Bay Area - Tour Code: 8

Highlights

☆ Enjoy the most scenic drive with most beautiful vistas along the pacific coastline 

☆ Visit the most famous Monterey Bay Aquarium.

☆ There are numerous picture perfect locations. Best among these is the Lone Cypress Tree, which also happens to be the official symbol of the famous Pebble Beach.

Itinerary

Day 1: Bay Area – Monterey – 17-Mile Drive – Bay Area

Summary of The Day

Experience the beauty of the California coastline while driving through 17 Miles Scenic Drive, Fisherman's Wharf, Carmel and Monterey Bay Aquarium.


☆ "Some great photos and a great place to visit. I love 17 mile drive and that whole area is great. If you’ve already done 17 mile drive I love walking Carmel Beach and Scenic Drive. It’s free and another beautiful view. "--Comment on 17-Mile Drive

☆ "The combination of reasonable climate, low cost of living (including low taxes), great schools, low crime, etc. make it a wonderful place for families. Also, the roads are intelligently designed, for the most part, and traffic is quite reasonable versus other areas of the country."-- Comment on Carmel-by-the-Sea

☆ "It was a really amazing aquarium that works to help fish and educate people about ways to treat the ocean better. Not only are they doing good things in there community but they also have really cool exhibits! Definitely a cool spot."--Comment on Monterey Bay Aquarium

Notes

The 17-mile Drive will temporary closed due to the activity in Pebble Beach.(From 10th June to 16th June,2019)

Meeting Info

Departs from bay area around 10:00am.

Return Info

Returns to the original departure point around 7:00pm.

* Return time is subject to different departure points.

Sightseeing
Old Fisherman's Wharf

Fisherman's Wharf (approx. 30min)

This San Francisco neighborhood is a popular tourist area due to its lovely scenery and abundance of shops, restaurants, museums, and other attractions. The area also hosts several annual events, such as a July 4th fireworks show.

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Monterey Bay Aquarium

Monterey Bay Aquarium (approx. 1h)

The Monterey Bay Aquarium is a non-profit public aquarium located in Monterey, California. The aquarium was founded in 1984 and is located on the site of a former sardine cannery on Cannery Row. It holds thousands of plants and animals, representing more than 600 species on display.

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17 Mile Drive

17-Mile Drive (approx. 30mins)

This breathtaking stretch of coastline along California's Monterey Peninsula takes visitors through a maze of beautiful scenery, unique wildlife, and amazing mansions. Enjoy shopping and dining along the way in addition to taking in the vistas.

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Carmel By The Sea

Carmel by the sea (approx. 30mins)

Carmel-by-the-Sea, is a city in Monterey County, California, United States, founded in 1902 and incorporated on October 31, 1916. Situated on the Monterey Peninsula, Carmel is known for its natural scenery and rich artistic history. In 1906, the San Francisco Call devoted a full page to the "artists, writers and poets at Carmel-by-the-Sea", and in 1910 it reported that 60 percent of Carmel's houses were built by citizens who were "devoting their lives to work connected to the aesthetic arts." Early City Councils were dominated by artists, and the city has had several mayors who were poets or actors, including Herbert Heron, founder of the Forest Theater, bohemian writer and actor Perry Newberry, and actor-director Clint Eastwood.

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Meals
Pricing
Inclusions

    1. English-speaking tour guide

    2. Transportation via coach/mini bus, subject to the number of passengers

    3. Admission to 17-Mile Drive

    Note: 17-Mile Drive will be closed to all tourist traffic on Monday, Feb 04, 2019 to Sunday, Feb 10, 2019 due to 2019 AT& T Pebble Beach Pro-Am Golf Tournament. $5.00 refund for the admission.

Exclusions

    1. Meals (Vegan food options available)

    2. All personal expenses, such as laundry, phone, and travel insurance

    3. Mandatory Tips/Service Fee (Min. $8/person/day for tour guide and driver) Please pay in cash to the tour guide while on the bus. Any child/Infant reserving a seat will have to pay the service fees as well.

    4. Optional Tour (Prices are only for reference and subject to change without prior notice. Please pay in cash to the guide.)

      * Monterey Bay Aquarium - Adult $42, Children (2-12) $30, Senior (65+) $35 / Adult $46, Children (2-12) $30, Senior (65+) $36 (From April 1st)

Departure Points
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Region Departure Point Departure
San Francisco

Lassen Tour & Travel, Inc. (Union Square San Francisco)

391 Sutter St, San Franciso, CA 94108

07:30
San Francisco

Red Roof Inn SFO (Burlingame)

777 Airport Blvd, Burlingame, CA 94010

08:00
Oakland

Angel Feet Reflexology

441 9th St, Oakland, CA 94607

08:15
Cupertino

Tectonic Architects & Builders

10122 Bandley Dr, Cupertino, CA 95014

09:00
Milpitas

Ulferts Center

668 Barber Ln Milpitas, CA 95035

09:30

**Please reach to the departure points at least 10-15 minutes early.

Booking Info
Reminder

    1. Globerouter cooperates with top local tour operators and ensures the best quality of services to all travelers.

    2. The sequence of itineraries is subject to change without prior notice according to departure date, weather, traffic, etc.

    3. Children under 2 years old will be charged $25 per day for mandatory General Liability Insurance. It is also to guarantee a seat for the child. If the parents prefer to hold the child, it is considered as forfeiting the seat, but the $25 Per day General Liability Insurance will still be charged.

    4. The driver is also the tour guide.

    5. Minimum 4 persons in the tour. 

    6. Luggage allowance: each traveler is allowed a maximum of 1 suitcase and 1 carry-on bag. Oversized or excessive luggage will be charged additional $25 per baggage.

    7. Remember to keep warm in case wind in Monterey.

    8. Child pricing only applies to the children at the age of 2-12 years old.

    9. National Park Pass / City Pass / Entry Tickets / Annual or Season Passes / Senior Pass (or) any admission tickets to attractions purchased on your own are not allowed on this tour. All mandatory / optional tour services, have to be purchased as instructed in the exclusions section.

    10. Please ensure safety of your luggage always, especially in public areas. The tour operator or the tour guide cannot be held responsible for any loss of personal belongings.

    11. Tour is not wheel chair accessible.

    12. Children under 8 years need to bring a car seat or $25 rent for a car seat with our local vendor.

Cancellation / Modification and Refund Policy

1. Cancel or change an order

The following terms apply to the refund policy when canceling or changing an order

1) Reducing the number of travelers

2) Canceling the entire order

3) Change to a different tour

Possible only 31 days prior to the tour departure date.

Modification service fee will be applicable over & above the cancellation charges.

4) Rescheduling tour departure date

This request will not be accepted if the travel date is within 07 days or lesser.

Subject to availability of seats

Modification service fee will be applicable over & above the cancellation charges.

Cancellation Made Within Refund Policy
31 Days (or) more prior to tour departure date 90% of tour cost paid will be refunded
15-30 Days prior to tour departure date 75% of tour cost paid will be refunded
08-14 Days prior to tour departure date 50% of tour cost paid will be refunded
07 Days (or) lesser prior to tour departure date The entire tour cost will be forfeited & No-Refund

2. Modify an order

Charges to modify an order apply for the following:

1) For requests to add more number of travelers

Subject to availability of seats.

2) For requests to change to a different tour

Possible only 31 days prior to the tour departure date.

Cancellation charges as above will be applicable over & above the modification service fee.

3) For requests to reschedule tour departure date

This request will not be accepted if the travel date is within 07 days or lesser.

Subject to availability of seats.

Cancellation charges as above will be applicable over & above the modification service fee.

4) For requests to change name of passengers

This request will be accepted until 3 days prior to the travel date, however same service fee as below will be applicable.

Modification Notice Period Service Charge
Requests made from the date of booking until 07 day prior to the tour departure date US $ 30 will be charged for each order
Requests made 07 days (or) lesser from the date of tour departure No requests will be accepted & No Refund

3. Notes

1) We recommend all our passengers to avail "Travel Insurance" to protect themselves against personal / natural / manmade exigencies of all kind (including medical & family emergencies, accidents, flight delays, traffic delays, theft or personal- acts of terrorism, natural calamities etc.) that may affect you from participating in our tours (OR) arise while on tour.

2) Globerouter will take no responsibility for matters as stated above under personnel / natural / manmade exigencies.

3) No part / full refund / compensation will be offered to passengers who miss taking our tours (OR) for any un-utilized services, as per the date / time scheduled on the E-Voucher because all services are reconfirmed and prepaid for Charges as mentioned in our "Cancellation / Modification and Refund Policy" would be applicable.

4) All cancellation & tour modification requests should be emailed to info@globerouter.com.

5) We will not accept any cancellation / modification requests made through local tour provider / tour guide (OR) verbal requests made over the phone to our customer support staff / by voice mail

6) Cancellation request emails will not be accepted unless they have a complete, signed and attached "Globerouter Cancellation Request Form".

Cancellation and Refund Policy

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