Monterey And Carmel-by-the-Sea Private Tour From San Francisco

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Key Details

  • Mobile Voucher Accepted
  • Hotel pickup Available
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 10 Hrs
  • Departure Time :
    8:00 AM
  • Departure Details :
    Your San Francisco Bay Area accommodation
  • Return Details :
    Returns to original departure point
  • Cancellation Policy :
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience. Tours booked using discount coupon codes will be non refundable.


Be whisked away by limousine alongone of the most scenic roads in California duringthis full-day tour from the San francisco Bay Area. Cruise along the coast-hugging Highway 1 past sea cliffs and windswept cypress trees, and glimpsethe coastal mansions of Pebble Beach on the iconic 17-Mile Drive. You'll havefree time to explore Monterey's Cannery row andthe boutiques of Carmel-by-the-Sea on this private excursion. Pricing is per group, based on a maximum of six people.


  • Excellent value for money
  • Multiple departure times and locations available
  • Exclusive to Viator
  • All taxes, fuel surcharges and service fees included
  • Informative, friendly and professional guide

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Escape the San francisco Bay Areafor a 10-hour day trip tothe Monterey Peninsula via the Pacific Coast Highway, which features stunning seascape views. Thentravel along17-Mile Drive heading to the coastal town of Carmel-by-the-Sea.

After hotel pickup, settle into the comfort of your privatevehiclewhile a professional chauffeur takes you to Monterey. On arrival, stop at historic Cannery row John Steinbecks novel of the same name takes place on this street during the Great Depression. If you'd like, visitMonterey Bay Aquarium to see more than30,000 underwater creatures, from sea otters to sharks and the rare and massive ocean sunfish (admission is your own expense).

Then cruise down 17-Mile Drive, home to the world-renowned Pebble Beach Golf Course. Admire the Lone Cypress, a postcard-worthy tree that stands on a rugged granite outpost abovethe waves, and scope out the areas magnificent mansions with their sweeping coastal views. Stop along the way to snap photos of the seals basking in the sun on the aptly-named Seal Rock.

Finally, head to enchanting Carmel, whose charming downtown shopping district, beautiful beaches, and historical mission make this one of the most beloved destinations along the coast. Spend some time popping into unique boutiques and art galleries before returning to San francisco via Silicon Valley, where you'llget a glimpse of its tech campuses.


Hotel pickup and drop-off

Professional driver and guide

18% gratuity

Tolls for 17-Mile Drive

All taxes, fees and handling charges


Food and beverages (available for purchase in Carmel)

Additional Info

Confirmation will be received at time of booking

Please provide your pickup location when you book

Please provide a traveling mobile phone number for the tour guide/concierge to make contact

Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately

Please provide information at the time of booking as to any specific wineries of interest or special criteria pertaining to the itinerary

An early departure time is recommended for maximum efficiency