San Francisco: Known for its hilly landscape, iconic Golden Gate Bridge, cable cars, colourful Victorian houses and the historic Fisherman’s Wharf. In the bay sits Alcatraz Island - site of the notorious former prison.
Redwood Forest: Historic Steam Rail journey
Monterey: Cannery Row, one-time center of the sardine-packing industry, was immortalized by novelist John Steinbeck. Equally famous is the Monterey Bay Aquarium.
17 Mile Drive: One of California’s top scenic drives, with beautiful beaches, seals and sea lions, the famed Lone Cypress, huge mansions and championship golf courses.
San Simeon: Home to the legendary Hearst Castle.
Solvang: A quaint Danish village.
Santa Barbara: The “American Riviera”.
Los Angeles / Hollywood and Beverly Hills: “The City of Angels” is the center of America’s film and television industry.
Newport Beach: Offers one of the largest recreational harbours on the west coast.
San Juan Capistrano: California’s most famous mission, known for the “miracle” of the return of the swallows.
San Diego: Gaslight District, Balboa Park and Old Town are but a few of the world-class attractions here.
* This tour is suitable only for the fit and active traveller.