1. United States
  2. California
  3. San Francisco
  4. Pacific Coast Highway - Route 1

Carmel, Monterey and Big Sur Full-Day Private Tour

Product ID: 43104
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Discover the natural beauty of California at your own pace on a private 10-hour scenic tour of Carmel, Monterey and Big Sur from San Francisco. Journey along the 17-Mile Drive, see the Big Sur Bixby Creek Bridge, go to Poit Lobos State Reserve and more.
About this activity
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Duration: 10 hours
Starting time 8:00 AM
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Live tour guide
English, Portuguese

Pickup included

Pick-up from your accommodation in San Francisco

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  • Discover the natural beauty of Big Sur and Carmel
  • Drive along the forested 17-Mile Drive
  • Visit Monterey Bay Aquarium and Fisherman's Wharf
  • See the sights you want to see on a tour exclusive to you
  • Get recommendations on what to see and do
Full description
Explore the Big Sur and Monterey areas of California at your own pace, and avoid the hassle of organized bus tours.

Traveling by private car, enjoy the comfort of seeing the places you want to see without worrying about your departure or arrival time. Learn more about the famous landmarks with a reliable service, offering maximum security and, most of all, the best level of hospitality in the industry.

Following a pick-up from your accommodation in San Francisco (pick-ups in other cities in the Bay Area are available on arrangement), get recommendations on the best places to stop to take pictures or explore further; you decide where you want to go.

Take a scenic drive from San Francisco to Carmel and Big Sur via State Route 1, the north-south highway that runs along most of the Pacific coastline of California. Travel the forested road of 17-Mile Drive. Discover the Mission District and Monterey Bay Aquarium. See all the sights of Fisherman's Wharf.

Drive down to the Big Sur Bixby Creek Bridge, and marvel at the flora and fauna of Poit Lobos State Reserve south of Carmel before your return to San Francisco.
  • Transportation
  • Road tolls
  • Surcharges and taxes
What’s Not Included
  • Gratuities (optional)
  • Entrance tickets (if needed)
  • Wheelchair access

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Important information
Know before you go
• Please note that eating, smoking, and drinking alcohol are not permitted in the car

From £580.20 Per group up to 4

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Product ID: 43104