September 24th, 2021 - October 2nd, 2021
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
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
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
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
Current special offer $313 discount per person!
WITH GLOBUS THE DETAILS ARE DONE Special Features and included visits are
shown in UPPERCASE in the tour description, and will include admission charges
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.
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included for you.
-- Breakfast daily, 1 lunch, 3
three-course dinners including a farewell dinner in Monterey
Tour is $3129 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.
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
* Deposit and payments are non-refundable. Travel Insurance is strongly advised.
DAY 1, FRIDAY SEPTEMBER 24, 2021
ARRIVE 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
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
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, 2021
TUOLUMNE–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, 2021
YOSEMITE–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 MONTEREY
EXCURSION 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, 2021
This morning, travel back to San
Francisco for your homebound flight. Please schedule flights after 1 pm.
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
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.
offers based on double-occupancy and availability. Other restrictions
apply. Call us for more details.
What we need from you, Pre-Registration
What is Pre-Registration and why do I
need to do it? In some cases we need additional
information from you to provide to others for your vacation. This could include
TSA (Transportation Security Administration) authorities, border crossing
agents, hotels, or others requiring details about you.
By collecting this information in
advance it will expedite certain aspects of your trip and allow you to enjoy
your vacation without added stress.
What information is needed? We need your contact information
including mailing address, phone, e-mail, and emergency contact information.
it is required that we collect this
information, we encourage you to complete this as soon as possible. We respect
privacy and will not share this
information, however passengers on the same invoice will be able to view one
Where do I Pre-Register? The fastest and easiest way to
pre-register is to login to MyGlobus (https://my.globusjourneys.com)
and click on Passenger Registration. Once you log in, you will need your
reservation number to access your vacation.
On Trip and Emergency Contacts:
On Trip and Emergency Contact
information will only be used in order to contact you in the event of an
emergency. This information will not be used for marketing purposes and
will be disposed of after the trip. On Trip contact information may be
different from the booking phone number and email address you provided with
your initial reservation.
You can provide this information online
at https://my.globusjourneys.com or by contacting your Travel Consultant.
Emergency Contacts: Documents
cannot be delivered until Globus has this information in full. Please go here
to add this information to your booking or contact your Travel Consultant
so we can process your documents.
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be delivered until Globus has this information in full. Please go here to add
this information to your booking or contact your Travel Consultant so we
can process your documents.
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
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
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.
Terms and Conditions:
Please review the Terms & Conditions
for this travel package online at https://www.GlobusJourneys.com/Terms.
The Terms & Conditions include details of what you can count on from
us, your rights and obligations, and our revision fees and cancellation
penalties. Receipt of the non-refundable deposit or payment of the vacation is
confirmation that you have reviewed and agreed to these Terms &
Conditions (see below of page).