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Monterey, Carmel and 17-Mile Drive Day Trip from San Francisco

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  • Location: San Francisco, California
  • Duration: 11 hours (approx.)
  • Tour code: 2660SFOMON

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Cruise along California's spectacular coastline on a relaxing day trip from San Francisco. You'll follow Highway 1 to the beautiful Monterey Peninsula home of the famous Monterey Bay Aquarium and Steinbeck's Cannery Row. Explore Monterey's charming shops or choose to add aquarium admission. See the stunning estates of 17-Mile Drive. Finish your day with a stop at the coastal town of Carmel by the Sea, before returning to San Francisco via famous Silicon Valley.


Highlights

  • Day trip (destination A to B)
  • Comprehensive tour by bus/coach
  • Free hotel pickup and drop-off included

Escape the big city on this scenic day-trip to Monterey and Carmel. Drive along the Highway 1 with breathtaking views of the Pacific Coast seascapes and narration as you may your way down to the Bay. You'll have time to shop and have lunch in Monterey, with the option of visiting the famous Monterey Bay Aquarium, and enjoy plenty of photo stops on this scenic day trip from San Francisco. No trip to California is complete with a drive along the famous 17-Mile Drive, home to the world-renowned Pebble Beach Golf Course, the Lone Cypress, magnificent mansions, playful wildlife along the coastline and breathtaking natural beauty.

Then, you'll head to the enchanting Carmel-by-the-Sea, with a charming downtown shopping district, beautiful beaches and historic mission. On this last stop of the tour, you will have time to visit the many boutiques and art galleries.

Highlights of this day trip include:

  • Pacific Ocean drive
  • Cannery Row
  • Lone Cypress
  • Pebble Beach Lodge and golf course
  • Carmel Mission
  • Monterey Bay
  • 17-Mile Drive
  • Seal Rock
  • Carmel by the Sea
  • Pacific Grove
  • Monterey Bay Aquarium (optional visit)

Monterey Bay Aquarium option (select tour option at time of booking): Use your time in Monterey to visit the acclaimed Monterey Bay Aquarium. Spend your two hours in town to explore its fascinating exhibits with jellyfish, otters, a kelp forest and even a sunfish.This iconic attraction is a must-see!


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Departure Dates:
Departure Point:
Tour departs from centrally located San Francisco hotels and airport hotels

Please note, if you are staying at Fisherman's Wharf hotels please make your own way to the departure point of 2627 Taylor Street. Please arrive at least 30 minutes prior to tour departure time

Cruise ship passengers: Please make your way to 2627 Taylor Street, 10-minute walk from the cruise ship terminal
Departure Time:
9am

Hotel pickups commence prior to this time, you must contact the local service provider to verify your exact pickup time.

Return Details:

Tour returns to original departure point


Pricing information

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Monterey & Carmel - 30% OFF
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FLASH SALE: 30% OFF FOR LIMITED TIME. Day trip to Monterey, Carmel and 17-Mile Drive. This is the tour only and DOES NOT include Monterey Bay Aquarium admission.

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Tour plus Aquarium - 30% OFF
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FLASH SALE: 30% OFF FOR LIMITED TIME. Day trip to Monterey, Carmel and 17-Mile Drive INCLUDING Monterey Bay Aquarium admission.

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Monterey, Carmel and 17-Mile Drive Day Trip from San Francisco

Monterey, Carmel and 17-Mile Drive Day Trip from San Francisco

Inclusions:
  • Day-trip to Monterey and Carmel
  • Monterey Bay Aquarium Entrance (only included if tour option selected at time of booking)
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off (from downtown and some airport area hotels only)
  • Tolls for 17-Mile Drive
Exclusions:
  • Gratuities (optional)
  • Food and drinks
Additional Information:

  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Wheelchair accessible. However, passengers in a wheelchair can be accommodated only if they can get on and off the bus on their own and if the wheelchair is foldable. The driver is not permitted to assist handicapped persons due to insurance restrictions
  • Buses are air-conditioned and the size of the bus depends on the number of passengers booked for that particular day
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Traveler Reviews

Reviewed by: Joan C, October 2014

The trip was great. Efram was a wonderful tour guide, full of information and very pleasant. The only problem we had was with an irate abusive man who sat behind us and complained throughout the trip. He even confronted Efran at the Aquarium. He was right into Efrans face yelling at him saying he should learn how to speak English and there is so much history along the way he could have told us about. This man was just so rude and abusive and we felt very bad for Efran who had to take all this abuse. He even complained that the trip was so long, if he had read the info on the trip it said it was 11 hours, so he couldn't wait to get off the bus and we all said thank God when he decided to get off.

Reviewed by: Allison P, October 2014

Wow, stunning scenery throughout the journey combined with the delightful Monterey and Carmel. We will want to revisit both places in the future. The Monterey Bay Aquarium is well worth a visit containing everything from giant octopus to sea otters. It was a very long day but more than worth it.

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