Discover the raw beauty of California's most spectacular National Parks. Yosemite National Park, in the Western Sierra Nevada Mountains, will leave you awe inspired as you view the soaring granite domes & powerful waterfalls. The beauty of Sequoia National Park's cascading creeks, flowering meadows and star studded evening skies are the perfect backdrop for the giant Sequoia trees that are estimated to be over 2,000 years old. Rekindle your connection with nature as you view the scenic splendor.
REVISED Itinerary for 2020!
Free Time in Monterey area
Coastal Highway 1
Redwoods of Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Parks
1 Night Lodging at John Muir Lodge
2 Nights Lodging near Yosemite National Park
Yosemite's Valley Floor Tour
Free Time in Yosemite
Luncheon at The Majestic Yosemite Hotel
Free Time in San Francisco
6 Meals Included
Roundtrip Air Transportation
Requires Extended Amounts of Walking
We will depart Pennsburg via a Perkiomen motorcoach for our transfer to the airport and our flight to California. A motorcoach will be waiting for us in San Francisco to begin our journey to our lodging in Monterey. Explore the Monterey area on your own this afternoon before dinner at your leisure this evening.
This morning we drive a portion of the 17 mile drive, Coastal Highway 1, one of California's most scenic routes, before going to Sequoia National Park. Awaiting us are the beautiful Redwoods of Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Parks. Like the sky-piercing trees that grow there, the Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Parks' scale is both ancient and epic. Dinner and lodging this evening will be at John Muir Lodge in Sequoia Park.B, D
This morning, you will start your day in a neighborhood of natural wonder as you awaken in the Sequoia National Park surrounded by groves of the world's largest trees living on earth. After breakfast we will meet our local guide for a tour of both Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Parks. Over 2,000 years in the making, the giant Sequoia trees surround us in landscapes from another time. Later this afternoon we will depart for Yosemite National Park for our lodging for the next two nights.B
Our guide will join us this morning for an in-depth tour of the valley floor of Yosemite. Be sure to have your camera ready with plenty of extra memory cards and batteries as the photo opportunities are endless. Get closer to nature and explore one of the country's greatest treasures with glacier carved canyons, thick forests, grassy meadows, granite monoliths, and cascading waterfalls; visit Half Dome, El Capitan, Cathedral Spires and many more. This afternoon and evening we will have time to explore Yosemite on our own using the Park transportation and Ranger demonstrations at our disposal.B
Enjoy a leisurely morning in the Valley before our planned luncheon at The Majestic Yosemite Hotel. We will return to San Francisco this afternoon. Our escort will provide suggestions for our free time this evening in the "City by the Bay".L
Today will be a free day to explore San Francisco at your leisure. Your escort will provide suggestions for you to enjoy your free time. Feel free to explore Fisherman's Wharf in more detail or visit nearby Ghirardelli Square before our scheduled farewell dinner on the wharf.D
With your camera full with enough memories to fill a photo album or two, our west coast visit comes to an end as we are transferred to the airport for our flight home.
Our intention is to run each tour as originally planned and published. However, if deemed necessary to do so, Perkiomen Tours reserves the right to make changes to tour components, schedules or itineraries without prior notification.
Tips for Perkiomen motorcoach drivers and tour escorts are not included in the price of this tour. We feel that these gratuities should be extended on an individual basis and dictated by the level of service provided.
Motorcoach seating is assigned at the time of reservation but can not be guaranteed. Although we do our best to keep each traveler in the seat assigned at the time of reservation, there are times that it is necessary to move seat locations. Please be sure to verify your final seat number(s) with your driver at the time of boarding. Daily seat rotation is practiced on most multi-day tours. Seat rotation will be explained by your driver or tour escort.
Perkiomen Tours recommends that you consider purchasing Travel Insurance for your tour. Travel Insurance is purchased directly by you from a third-party of your choice. One option is Travel Safe Insurance. You can purchase insurance directly from Travel Safe through our website. www.perkiomentours.com.
To fully participate in this tour may require extended amounts of walking. There may be steps, inclines, uneven surfaces or extended periods of standing. Participants with physical limitation should take this into consideration.
B=Full Breakfast, L=Lunch, D=Dinner
A deposit of $500.00 per person is due within 7 days of booking in order to confirm a seat on this tour.
Final payment is due February 3, 2020.
Cancellation Policy (if not buying insurance):
Non-Refundable after due date in February.
Roundtrip Motorcoach Transfers from Pennsburg to and from the Airport
First Class Accommodations throughout the Tour
All Ground Transportation and Sightseeing Admissions as indicated in the Itinerary
Hotel Baggage Handling for one bag per person
All Departure Taxes
All Hotel Taxes and Surcharges
Meals Listed on the Itinerary Indicated by: B (Breakfast), L (Lunch), D (Dinner)
Items Not Included:
Airline Checked Bag Fees (payable at the airport)
Meals Not Listed in the Itinerary
Items of a Personal Nature Like: Phone Calls, Laundry, Medical Assistance and Gratuities to Drivers, Perkiomen Escorts and Hotel Housekeeping.
Airline fuel surcharges, fees, taxes, etc. are subject to change without notice & may result in additional charges
Please note: All known taxes and fees have been included in the listed prices. Airlines do reserve the right to pass along changes or increases, etc. including fuel surcharges as deemed necessary and without prior notification. If this should occur, it may result in additional charges to each traveler.
Because of cancellation penalties that can be incurred, Perkiomen Tours strongly recommends that you consider purchasing Travel Insurance for your vacation. Travel Insurance is purchased directly by you from a third-party of your choice. One option is Travel Safe Insurance. You can purchase insurance directly from Travel Safe through our website. www.perkiomentours.com.
Proof of Citizenship:
Please note that airport travel travelers must show proof of identification at check-in. To prove identity, a traveler needs a valid Driver's License or Government picture I.D. card. A passport may be substituted for a Driver's License or Government picture I.D. card. Travelers will also be required to show their flight boarding pass.
Transportation Security Administration's Guidelines for Checking Luggage:
Customers are urged to leave their checked luggage unlocked, which will avoid the potential need for Transportation Security Administration (TSA) personnel to forcibly open bags that require further inspection. Plastic zip ties or cable ties may be used if desired.
Customers are asked to:
NOT pack food or beverages in checked bags
Pack footwear on top of other contents
Put personal belongings in clear plastic bags to reduce chances of TSA Screeners having to handle them
Spread out - NOT stack - books
Leave gifts unwrapped should screening require them to be opened
Put scissors, pocket knives and other sharp items in checked luggage
Put film in carry-on bag because screening equipment will damage undeveloped film
Avoid over-packing your bag so that the screener will be able to easily reseal your bag if it is opened for inspection
Below is a list of pick-up points available on this tour.
Below is a list of pick-up points available on this tour.
|Allentown - Motorcoach|| Calvary Temple Church |
3436 Winchester Rd., Allentown, PA 18104
|Easton - Shuttle|| William Penn Hwy Park & Ride, near pole A-10 |
Rt 33, Easton, PA
|Montgomeryville - Shuttle|| Quality Inn |
678 Bethlehem Pike, Montgomeryville, PA 18936
|Pennsburg - Motorcoach|| Perkiomen Tours Office |
875 Main St, Pennsburg, PA 18073
|Reading - Shuttle|| Homewood Suites |
2801 Papermill Rd, Reading, PA 19610
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