3 or 5 days
San Francisco, Monterey
Experience San Francisco and its steep, winding hills. Enjoy visits to the Golden Gate Bridge and the famous Fisherman’s Wharf, including bustling Pier 39. Take in houses affectionately known as “The painted ladies” and go back and forth on Lombard St., one of the crookedest streets in the world.
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  • Day 1: San Francisco

    Meet a Tour Director at the airport

    Arrive in San Francisco

    Take a walking tour of Union Square

  • Day 2: San Francisco

    Take a tour of Alcatraz or enjoy a San Francisco Bay cruise

    (Alcatraz tour subject to availability)

    Enjoy free time at Fisherman's Wharf

    Take a guided tour of San Francisco

    • Chinatown
    • Lombard Street
    • Golden Gate Bridge
    • Fisherman's Wharf
  • Day 3: San Francisco

    Visit the California Academy of Sciences

    Depart for home

Experience even more

  • Day 3: San Francisco • Monterey

    Visit the California Academy of Sciences

    Visit The Tech Museum of Innovation

    Travel to Monterey

    Take a guided tour of Monterey's "Path of History"

  • Day 4: Monterey

    Take a guided tour of Monterey

    • Cannery Row
    • Colton Hall
    • Del Monte Forest

    Visit the Monterey Bay Aquarium

    Enjoy the beauty of the 17-Mile Drive

  • Day 5: Monterey • San Francisco

    Visit the Carmel Mission Basilica

    Enjoy free time in Carmel

    Return to San Francisco

    Depart for home

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  • Day 1: San Francisco

    Meet a Tour Director at the airport

    Arrive in San Francisco

    Take a walking tour of Union Square

  • Day 2: San Francisco

    Take a tour of Alcatraz or enjoy a San Francisco Bay cruise

    (Alcatraz tour subject to availability)

    Enjoy free time at Fisherman's Wharf

    Take a guided tour of San Francisco

    • Chinatown
    • Lombard Street
    • Golden Gate Bridge
    • Fisherman's Wharf
  • Day 3: San Francisco

    Visit the California Academy of Sciences

    Depart for home

Experience even more

  • Day 3: San Francisco • Monterey

    Visit the California Academy of Sciences

    Visit The Tech Museum of Innovation

    Travel to Monterey

    Take a guided tour of Monterey's "Path of History"

  • Day 4: Monterey

    Take a guided tour of Monterey

    • Cannery Row
    • Colton Hall
    • Del Monte Forest

    Visit the Monterey Bay Aquarium

    Enjoy the beauty of the 17-Mile Drive

  • Day 5: Monterey • San Francisco

    Visit the Carmel Mission Basilica

    Enjoy free time in Carmel

    Return to San Francisco

    Depart for home

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Your experience includes

This all-inclusive experience gives students the chance to discover the life-changing power of travel—at the guaranteed lowest price.
  • Round-trip Transportation

    Round-trip transportation on major carriers; comfortable motorcoach throughout the tour.

  • Hotel Accommodations

    Overnight stays in safe, quality hotels.

  • Overnight Security

    Security guards on watch nightly.

  • Meals

    Breakfast and dinner daily; lunch can also be included.

  • All Gratuities

    Tips included for your Tour Director, bus driver, licensed guides, restaurant and hotel staff.

  • Guided Tours and Activities

    Sightseeing tours led by expert and licensed local guides; tickets to all activities.

  • Full-time Tour Director

    Your Tour Director stays with your group 24/7, providing local insight and knowledge, while handling every on-tour detail.

  • Training and Support

    We prepare new Group Leaders on a free Training Tour and provide personal support every step of the way.

  • Traveler Resources

    We offer travelers flexible payment options as well as a dedicated support team to manage finances and answer tour questions.

  • 24-hour Emergency Service

    Travelers and their families can count on EF's dedicated emergency service team while on tour.

  • Expert Tour Planning

    Your dedicated EF team provides expertise every step of the way—from recruiting and enrolling travelers to planning and managing your tour.

  • weShare—Personalized Learning

    Our personalized learning experience engages students before, during and after tour, with the option to create a final, reflective project for academic credit.

  • Illness and Accident Coverage

    Rest easier knowing your travelers are covered on tour with EF's comprehensive coverage plan.

  • $50 Million Liability Policy

    Group Leaders and schools are protected while on tour.

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