California Coast Food and Wine Trail end Los Angeles

7 days
Save this trip to your favorites or other list
Map not provided by operator
Additional images not provided by operator
4.6/5 Excellent
100+ reviews  
94%
Save this trip to your favorites or other list
preferred

USTOA

Group Tour
On this ultimate California tour with maximum 17 travelers, you’ll savor the incredible gifts of the irresistible Pacific coastline from exquisite views to tastebud-tempting food and wine. Be spellbound by the beauty of Big Sur and discover cozy coastal communities and little-known gourmet producers along the way, traveling in style in a Mercedes-Benz® sprint...

Overview

Trip type
Group Tour
Lodging level
Premium - 4 star
Physical level
Easy

Highlights

    • Discover San Jose with a downtown city orientation seeing sights like Plaza de Cesar Chavez, Circle of Palms Plaza, and San Jose Museum of Art
    • See Big Basin Redwoods, Natural Bridges State Beach
    • View Lone Cypress, Bixby Bridge, and the scenic 17-mile drive through Pacific Grove on the Monterey Peninsula
    • Visit Pebble Beach Golf Links
    • Connect With Locals
    • Connect With Locals
    • Dive Into Culture
    • MAKE TRAVEL MATTER®
    • Be My Guest
    • MAKE TRAVEL MATTER®

What's this trip about?

    On this ultimate California tour with maximum 17 travelers, you’ll savor the incredible gifts of the irresistible Pacific coastline from exquisite views to tastebud-tempting food and wine. Be spellbound by the beauty of Big Sur and discover cozy coastal communities and little-known gourmet producers along the way, traveling in style in a Mercedes-Benz® sprinter vehicle. This small-group tour is one nature lovers and foodies will adore.

Details

Itinerary focusOperator does not provide
Group sizeOperator does not provide
Age rangeNo age restrictions
Flights and transportN/A
Start CitySan Jose
End CityLos Angeles (CA)

Travel Themes

  • 50 plus
  • Cultural
  • Education / Learning
  • Small Ship Cruise

Destinations

  • North America
  • United States

Attractions

  • California

Activities

  • Culture
  • Historic sightseeing

Popular Trips

Itinerary

Day 1: Welcome to San Jose

Welcome to San Jose! You’ll begin your small group tour – California Coast Food & Wine Trail, at this center of innovation and affluence. It may be the Capital of the Silicon Valley and home to a range of Fortune 500 companies, but it’s also the start of your unfo...

Day 2: Explore San Jose and surrounds

Gain a true sense of what it’s like to live in Silicon Valley when you embark on a downtown walking tour where you’ll get to view all the highlights of this innovative city, from the Plaza de Cesar Chávez and Circle of Palms Plaza to the San Jose Museum of Art and St....

Day 3: Discover the sights of Santa Cruz

Slow it right down in Santa Cruz, a surfer’s paradise and haven for beach lovers. Natural Bridges State Beach is where you’ll begin your self-guided walk and you’ll admire all its highlights, stopping at its tide pools to see the little creatures swimming in its salty...

Day 4: Admire Big Sur and the highlights of 17-Mile Drive

You’ll want to remember every irresistible inch of today’s drive along the Monterey Peninsula, committing to memory all the highlights of Big Sur and one of the world’s most scenic journeys – 17-Mile Drive. Skirting the blue waters of the Pacific, you’ll make a stop a...

Day 5: Oyster cruising in Morro Bay

We begin today with a leisurely walk of the Montaña De Oro State Park taking in beautiful views of the park’s tide pools, beaches, rock islands and natural beaches. It’s the perfect start to an unforgettable day in Morro Bay where you’ll Connect With Locals after lunc...

Day 6: Enjoy the flavors of Paso Robles

Your last day in southern California will be a real treat for foodies - We start with a MAKE TRAVEL MATTER® Experience at a local avocado farm where you’ll learn about the region’s agriculture. Your hosts from the local CalPoly will take you on a walking tour of the f...

Day 7: Farewell California

Your California tour of coast, food and wine has come to an end. Transfer to Los Angeles International Airport where you will arrive at approximately 1pm.

Want a tailor-made trip instead?

Your trip, your way, planned by an expert:

  • You choose budget, destinations, activities, transport & lodging type
  • Expert designs the itinerary for you, and once approved, takes care of logistics
Design custom trip

Dates & Availability

Price From $3,183
Price per day$455
Last Updated: 7/19/2023

Check Current Availability, prices, specials with Trafalgar.

The total tour cost includes the tour price (regular or promotional) and the compulsory local payment. The promotional price is subject to change. Check directly with the operator for the latest price offer. The tour operator requires you to pay only the tour price to purchase your travel. The compulsory local payment will be paid when you join the trip. All prices are based on double, twin or triple share occupancy. Solo passengers will be accommodated in a double, twin or triple room according to availability with a passenger(s) of the same gender. Single supplement only needs to be paid if the passenger does not want to share and requests their own room. Discounts can only be applied at the time of booking and cannot be added at a later date, regardless of any changes made to the original booking.

Prices may vary due to local taxes and trip seasonality. Click "Request Info" to inquire directly with the tour operator for the final trip price.

Trafalgar Reviews & Ratings

4.6/5  Excellent
Excellent
14,047
Great
4,672
Average
1,241
Disappointing
345
Terrible
260
Write a Review

Other Trafalgar Reviews

S

Sandra Manderfeld

Feb 2024

Written on

Costa Rica Eco Adventure with Guanacaste Beach

We appreciated the options that were given. Also appreciated the fun stops to break up the bus rides. I feel like it was a well thought out itinerary and covered a ...

J

Jordan

Feb 2024

Written on

Wonders of Kenya

Lots of sights to see; unfortunately quite a bit of driving between parks wh...

B

Brenda Mcclure

Feb 2024

Written on

Trip of a lifetime!

This trip was amazing. Our tour group was small in size making it quicker and easier to get around at the sites we visited. We had an excellent tour guide in Sharif ...

Write a Review

Travelers also viewed

Tour Operator

Trafalgar

preferred
View Profile

At Trafalgar, we passionately believe in the power of travel to broaden the mind and build bridges between people. By sharing with you the hidden places not mentioned in guidebooks, the local people you wouldn’t otherwise meet, and the traditions you may not have experienced by yourself, we ensure that you get the ‘insider’ view, an authentic and enhanced experience you simply could not have had on your own.

It is this dedication to taking our guests beyond the obvious sights that has helped us grow over the past 65 years into one of the most trusted and successful international guided vacation/holiday companies in the world. From Europe to the United States, South America to South Africa, and with the recent addition of Asia, we pride ourselves on uncovering the hidden gems, cultural highlights and not-to-be-missed attractions of the places you visit. We’ll help you delve deep into the heart of each city and capture the true essence of each new destination.

We are committed to establishing lasting relationships with our guests by exceeding their expectations the first time and every time, through consistently outstanding quality of service, experience and value.

We're proud to be the most globally awarded guided travel company. Every year, we win some of the most prestigious travel accolades around the world – from the Travel Globes to the Agents' Choice Awards. We've collected 46 major travel awards over the last five years alone, as well as the Gold Trusted Merchant Award from independent reviews provider Feefo.

 longdesc=

About the company:

As the world’s most awarded and loved travel company, Trafalgar unlocks the best of the world for every traveller. From the iconic sites to breaking bread with locals at private Be My Guest experiences, guests can be assured of a dream holiday without the stress of 'what ifs'. Committed to Make Travel Matter, Trafalgar aims to make a positive impact on locals, communities and wildlife visited, and the planet we call home. With tried and tested tours, created by local travel experts in destination and enjoyed by more than 5million happy guests, Trafalgar’s proud to be recognised by its Feefo Platinum Trusted Service Award.

Trafalgar is part of the family-owned and run The Travel Corporation (TTC), driven by service for over one hundred years.

 

Why we love this operator
Their travelers enjoy 24/7 travel expertise and dedicated service throughout the trips - everything is taken care of.
What they’re known for
Tours and experiences that include everything from the iconic sites to breaking bread with locals, guided by expert travel directors.

Associations

Why Travelstride

Find your perfect trip

An epic selection of pre-planned trips on every continent, for every style. Thousands of itineraries from over 1,000 trusted travel companies.

Save time

Use simple search and comparison tools to easily find the best trip. Don't sweat the logistics — travel providers plan for you.

Save money

Book directly with the operator. See inclusive packages for the best values, and get access to amazing deals.

Travel confidently

Read unbiased user reviews, pick the operator that suits your needs, and connect with them directly.

Logistics

Accommodation

Apple Farm Inn,
Travel Insurance
We strongly recommend purchasing travel insurance alongside your travel package to safeguard against unforeseen circumstances such as medical expenses, trip cancellations, and other contingencies. It offers you peace of mind and ensures you are prepared for unexpected events that may occur before or during your journey
Visa requirements
Visa requirements vary depending on your country of origin and your country of destination. It is your responsibility to familiarize yourself with the relevant requirements. For a handy tool that can help you quickly find the requirements, please visit this link .
Meals Included
  • 1 Welcome Reception
  • 1 Be My Guest
  • 6 Breakfasts
  • 1 Lunch
  • 1 Dinner
  • 1 Farewell Dinner
Age Requirements
No age restrictions
Additional Information
All hotel tips, charges and local taxes All porterage and restaurant gratuities An expert Travel Director and professional Driver Audio headsets for flexible sightseeing Breakfast daily and up to half of your evening meals Cherry-picked hotels, all tried and trusted Luxury air-conditioned coach with Wi-Fi in most countries or alternative transportation (such as rail journeys) Must-see sightseeing and surprise extras Optional Experiences and free time
Trip ID
trafalgar-JVFDWLN17

Become a member

(it's free)
  • Save up to $700 per person
  • Access members-only specials
  • Personalize trip recommendations
Sign up and save
Top Tour Companies on Travelstride:
All 1,600+ companies >