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Travel with us down to California’s rugged coast, known as Highway 1. This stunning drive affords one amazing view after another. Enjoy the winding roads down the coastline as you sit comfortably in our luxury tour coach.
Ride down Highway 1 from San Francisco to Monterey and Carmel
Take in the California coast views from a coach bus’ wide windows
Upgrade to add admission to the Monterey Bay Aquarium
Pickup and drop-off at select hotels for your convenience
What to Expect
This day trip to Monterey and Carmel from San Francisco starts with pickup at select hotels (or airports, with advance notice).
Your bus drives you down Highway 1, with sweeping cliffside and ocean views of the California coast. Your guide narrates as you go.
During the day, enjoy free time in Monterey’s Cannery Row and at Carmel by the Sea. You can choose to upgrade and save time by adding a Monterey Bay Aquarium admission ticket. Your tour route also stops at Pebble Beach Golf Links, Bird Rock Beach, and Lone Cypress for photo ops.
Your Monterey and Carmel day trip ends with a drop-off back in San Francisco.
1: Marin County, Marin County, California 2: Monterey, Monterey, Monterey County, California
Traveler pickup is offered
Returns to original departure point
Live commentary on board
Hotel pickup and drop-off (selected hotels only)
Hotel pickup and drop-off from San Francisco and SFO Airport-area hotels with advance notice
Food and drinks
Monterey Bay Aquarium (optional)
Confirmation will be received at time of booking
Children must be accompanied by an adult
Bus Tour narration operated in English by live guide; With Audio Narration in the following languages. 中文, Español, 한국어, Français, 日本語, Deutsche, Italiano - Multi-Language Voice Narration Experience: QR Code Mobile App Feature (Must have mobile data to utilize feature; Wifi not available on motor-coach)
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
I must first clarify that I did not book directly with Tower Tours. I booked with Extranomical and they outsourced me to Tower Tours, which they call their "sister company" - check my review of them for my experience there!
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Date of experience: August 2019
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TowerTours, General Manager at Tower Tours - San Francisco Sightseeing Specialist, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago
First of all – I apologize for not responding to your email following the bus breakdown which occurred on August 31st. After speaking with Extranomical Tours about the events of that day, my understanding was that they were going to proceed with the...More
Perfect choice for learning some more places outside SF. The driver is really one of the best tour guides I know, giving us a lot of interesting facts on the way and all with a great sense of humor. I enjoyed it fully. The only...More
What an awesome day. We got so much more than we expected and we recommend this tour to anyone who wants to see more and get out of the city.
Randy was the best driver ever!!! Knowledgable and entertaining. We wish we could take him...More
It does pick up from various hotels. However, as suggested to us, we met at the office. Youvthen are able to get on the bus early and have your choice of seats. Sit on the right side of the bus for better viewing. Bus... More
It does pick up from various hotels. However, as suggested to us, we met at the office. Youvthen are able to get on the bus early and have your choice of seats. Sit on the right side of the bus for better viewing. Bus returns on highway so sitting on left isn’t as acenice. Nice yrip