including 17-Mile Drive and Scenic Pacific Coast Hwy1
Northern California's Monterey Bay area is a spectacular part of the state that offers beautiful scenery and breathtaking beaches.
1) Santa Cruz & Capitola - you will visit attractions including Surf Museum Lighthouse Point, Pleasure Point and Boardwalk. Santa Cruz is also known for companies that manufacture surfboards, skateboards and clothing. Then, you stroll through Capitola's charming and tiny beachside village.
2) Monterey & Carmel - Along Monterey coastline, I will take you to Moss Landing (sea lions) and Cannery Row. You will also enjoy a cruise along the world famous 17-Mile Drive, a scenic road that runs through Pacific Grove and Pebble Beach, following the coastline and passing through several famous golf courses, nearby mansions and past California's famed Lone Cypress Tree. You will take a stroll through downtown Carmel, visiting boutique shops, restaurants and its architecture.
You may customize your itinerary based on your interests.
First pass through south of San Francisco until we reach the scenic Pacific Coast Highway 1 , starting in Pacifica and heading down to Santa Cruz (Surf Museum Lighthouse, Boardwalk and Pleasure Point), charming village of Capitola, Monterey and Carmel (17-Mile Drive and Carmel by the Sea).
Meeting Location + Tour Duration
Meeting location: I can pick you up at any hotel or place of stay in San Francisco or nearby areas.
End location: I can drop you off at any hotel or place of stay in San Francisco or nearby areas.
Duration: 10 hours
The 9-10 hour duration also includes driving time to get to Carmel and back to your point of origin.
Private vehicle transportation - 7-passenger Toyota Sienna van.
Entrance fee for visiting the 17-Mile Drive in Carmel.
Parking fee at Cannery Row.
Private vehicle transportation and my service as a guide.
Estimated Local Cash Needed
125 US$ - per person for lunch at a restaurant of your choice and other expenses including gifts or souvenirs
If interested, other options are Monterey Bay Aquarium, $40/$25, 3hr visit & Carmel-Mission, $7/$2, 1hr visit. Admission fees for both are paid separately on your own. Plus lunch at a restaurant of your choice.
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Great Tour! Caesar was the best, he knew all the area, the history of the places. Very professional and caring about our experience. His passion about the place was contagious, we were able to experience a local view tour. Awesome experience, we recommend Caesar highly to any tourist that want to learn San Francisco/ California history!!!