September 24, 2021 – 8 Days
This magnificent Northern California tour blends the sights of sophisticated San Francisco with the inspired beauty found in California’s national parks and picturesque areas, including its scenic towns—Carmel and Monterey. Spend two nights in San Francisco, where Globus has arranged a city tour of all the “must see” sites. Other tour highlights include a stop in California’s wine country for a tour and tasting at a Sonoma vineyard (another exciting adventure offered by Globus), and a cruise on beautiful Lake Tahoe. In Monterey, journey along 17-mile drive and enjoy views of the Lone Cypress, Pebble Beach Golf Links, and million-dollar homes. Spectacular scenery awaits you on this Northern California tour. Marvel at Lake Tahoe, North America’s largest alpine lake surrounded by the magnificent Sierra Nevada Mountains.
Enjoy the beauty of Yosemite National Park, one of the country’s first wilderness parks with waterfalls, grand meadows, and ancient sequoias. Stand in awe as you witness the world’s largest sequoia trees in Sequoia & Kings Canyon National Parks, including General Sherman Tree, the world’s largest tree (by volume). You’ll overnight in the heart of Sequoia National Park at the Wuksachi Lodge, a beautiful stone-and-cedar mountain lodge surrounded by a mighty sequoia forest and soaring Sierra peaks. Enjoy a stargazing program in Sequoia, where you’ll witness the brilliant sky while listening to ancient and cultural stories about the constellations—another unique experience Globus has arranged for you! California offers amazing scenery and on this Northern California tour, you’ll have the opportunity to experience it plus much more. Be sure to bring your camera to capture this memorable vacation.
WITH GLOBUS THE DETAILS ARE DONE Special Features and included visits are shown in UPPERCASE in the tour description, and will include admission charges where applicable. LOCAL FAVORITES – Globus has created special experiences that will bring you behind the scenes, spotlight the unique stories of your journey, and bring to life the local flavor of your destination. Just look for the icon to see what we’ve included for you. — Breakfast daily, 1 lunch, 3 three-course dinners including a farewell dinner in Monterey
Tour is CALL per person based on double-occupancy and availability. Deposits: $250* per person will be charged per person and if getting air from Globus, an additional $300 deposit per person for air.
Want to go? Simply complete this Secure Payment Form to authorize deposit. Questions simply call us 843-279-0310 or email email@example.com .AIRFARE NOT INCLUDED IN PRICES SHOWN, CALL FOR AIRFARE OPTIONS ONCE AVAILABLE. Limited amount of space for Singles or Triple passengers, will check for availability upon request prices are estimates.Optional pre-paid Gratuities are $107 per person.
* Deposit and payments are non-refundable. Travel Insurance is strongly advised.
DAY 1, FRIDAY SEPTEMBER 24, 2021ARRIVE IN SAN FRANCISCO
Welcome to San Francisco, gateway to your Northern California adventure. At 6 pm, meet your traveling companions for a welcome drink. Your Tour Director will prepare you for your upcoming journey.
DAY 2, SATURDAY SEPTEMBER 25, 2021 SAN FRANCISCO
This morning, enjoy a sightseeing tour of San Francisco, taking in all the major sites. See Golden Gate National Recreation area, including the Golden Gate Bridge and the Presidio. Also, see Fisherman’s Wharf, Union Square, and more. Enjoy free time to explore the Golden City before dinner at a local restaurant.
DAY 3, SUNDAY SEPTEMBER 26, 2021 SAN FRANCISCO–SONOMA–LAKE TAHOE
Today, cross the Golden Gate Bridge and head to California’s wine country for a guided tour of the wine caves and a tasting at the GLORIA FERRER CAVES & VINEYARD, makers of award-winning sparkling wines. Continue to beautiful Lake Tahoe for an evening at leisure.
DAY 4, MONDAY SEPTEMBER 27, 2021 LAKE TAHOE–TUOLUMNE
This morning, enjoy a CRUISE on scenic Lake Tahoe. Learn how the lake was formed, some of its fascinating history, and enjoy fantastic photo opportunities. Then, travel on the beautiful scenic Carson Pass over the Sierra Nevada Mountain Range to Tuolumne, a historic community with rich ties to the California Gold Rush.
DAY 5, TUESDAY SEPTEMBER 28, 2021TUOLUMNE–YOSEMITE NATIONAL PARK
Today, journey into YOSEMITE NATIONAL PARK, best known for its waterfalls, but within its nearly 1,200 square miles you can also find grand meadows, ancient sequoias, and much more. Enjoy a VALLEY FLOOR TRAM TOUR that highlights the wonders of this incredible park. Later, continue to your elegant resort, the Tenaya Lodge.
SPECIAL FEATURE: Tenaya Lodge is nestled among towering Sugar Pines in the Sierra National Forest offering an elegant stay with access to five restaurants, a world-class spa, three swimming pools, and refined guestrooms with deluxe amenities. The pinnacle of Yosemite-area lodging, Tenaya Lodge offers Globus travelers something special.
DAY 6, WEDNESDAY SEPTEMBER 29, 2021YOSEMITE–SEQUOIA/KINGS CANYON NATIONAL PARKS
Travel to SEQUOIA & KINGS CANYON NATIONAL PARKS, the “Land of Giants.” In these parks you’ll discover a land of diversity and beauty—huge mountains, deep canyons, vast caverns, and the world’s largest trees! This evening, join in a STARGAZING PROGRAM, where you’ll hear ancient and cultural stories about the constellations and enjoy an evening under the brilliant California sky.
SPECIAL FEATURE: Wuksachi Lodge sits in the heart of Sequoia National Park. The lodge is beautifully crafted of cedar and stone, and offers panoramic views of the surrounding forest and High Sierra peaks
DAY 7, THURSDAY SEPTEMBER 30, 2021 SEQUOIA/KINGS CANYON NATIONAL PARKS–MONTEREY
Spend more time this morning exploring these magnificent parks, which now protect nearly half the remaining sequoia groves in the world. See the General Sherman Tree, spend time at the Visitors’ Center, and just relax in one of the most beautiful settings you’ll find. We then continue across the farmlands of California to the coastal town of Monterey for a 2-night stay.
DAY 8, FRIDAY OCTOBER 1, 2021 MONTEREYEXCURSION TO CARMEL
Today’s highlights include a journey along scenic 17-MILE DRIVE. Enjoy views of the famous Lone Cypress, Pebble Beach Golf Course, and million-dollar homes. Stop in the seaside town of Carmel-by-the-Sea, a haven for writers, artists, and celebrities. Spend time browsing the shops or perhaps take a stroll on the beach. Then, return to Monterey and visit Cannery Row, immortalized by John Steinbeck in his novel of the same name. Then, enjoy a visit to the world-famous MONTEREY BAY AQUARIUM. This evening, your Tour Director hosts a special farewell dinner at a local restaurant.
DAY 9, SATURDAY OCTOBER 2, 2021MONTEREY–SAN FRANCISCO
This morning, travel back to San Francisco for your homebound flight. Please schedule flights after 1 pm. (Breakfast)We strongly urge that you purchase travel insurance. Information will be supplied to you when your MGA agent contacts you. Globus Tripmate Travel Insurance is $299 per person or Allianz is available as well.
MGA thanks you for your business!
Thank you for traveling on a Globus family of brands GoParks! Tour. As part of your experience, we have made a donation to the Wildland Firefighter Foundation to help support the brave firefighters who protect our private and public lands from wildfires. To learn more about the partnership, visit http://www.GlobusJourneys.com/goparks.All offers based on double-occupancy and availability. Other restrictions apply. Call us for more details.
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As of March 21, 2019, the following advisements apply to your vacation. Please read them carefully, as they includeimportant information that you need to know before departure.Be sure to review this packet in its entirety, and advise us of any necessary changes immediately to avoid any change feesor vacation interruptions: Look over your vacation details: the dated itinerary, insurance information, and other details, to ensure that we’vecovered everything you need for your vacation.Hotels may differ from those listed in the brochure on any vacation, but the accommodations selected are ofequivalent standard. Your hotels will be available in your final documents approximately 2-3 weeks prior todeparture. No compensation is provided for hotel stays not listed in the brochure or on the web sites.Additional advisements may be sent to you.Confirmation of hotels will be available approximately 30 days prior to departure. In the event of additionaldepartures on the same date, or other events that may result in the unavailability of hotels as listed in the tourdescriptions, the accommodations substituted will be equivalent in standard.Any optional excursion pricing and payment options will be available in your Travel Packet (or Documents for Groups)and will list the currency in which those optional excursions are purchasable. If your tour allows you to pay by creditcard for those optional excursions, your bank will convert, if necessary, the amount to your local currency at yourbank’s exchange rate. Full details will be provided in around 90 days prior to travel and in passenger documents.Tour ends at San Francisco International Airport. Please schedule return flights after 1 pm.Maximum elevation on tour: 9,145 ft (2,787 m).Prior to departure, we recommend reading country-specific information on the U.S Department of State(www.travel.state.gov)These are good places to learn about the destination you will be visiting, and include informationabout passports and visas, destination descriptions, safety and security, travel advice/advisories, alerts/warnings,vaccinations, and more. For citizens of other nations, we recommend you consult your local consulate for travelinformation, regulations, and requirements.Full passport details are required no later than final payment for all passengers traveling internationally.
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