California and Alaska Stars

Accommodation Breakfast Cruise Fly Meals Package Tour Transfers

18 Nights from $ Per Person

Princess Cruises

  Fly Cruise

  California and Alaska

  18 Nights

  PABIA94


Description

 

Your Fly, Stay, & Cruise package includes: 

·      Economy class from Sydney to Los Angeles, returning from San Francisco

·      1 night accommodation in Los Angeles

·      6 day Classic California Coast tour with Backroads

-       Includes boutique hotels, 9 meals, experienced leader and much more

·      2 nights accommodation in San Francisco

·      10 night Inside Passage cruise onboard the Star Princess

-     Includes all entertainment and meals onboard (specialty restaurants excluded)

·      Select private transfers

·      Port charges, fees and airline taxes

 

Tour Itinerary 

 

Day 1 - Los Angeles - Santa Barbara

Welcome to Los Angeles – a city known for bright lights, year-round sunshine and of course, Hollywood. After meeting the group, we’ll make our way to Santa Barbara – but not before a visit to Malibu en route. Rugged beaches are Malibu’s main attractions (keep an eye out for surfers in the waves as we pass through). Once in Santa Barbara, we’ll settle in for dinner with the group.

Meals Dinner

 

Day 2 - Santa Barbara

After breakfast, it’s time to explore Santa Barbara. Our highlight of the day will be a visit to the Old Mission, one of Santa Barbara’s major landmarks, which was established in 1786. Here you’ll find a grand church, a museum, a gift shop, a cemetery and twelve acres of surrounding gardens. After immersing yourself in the Mission’s history, you’ll be free to explore the Old Town at your leisure this afternoon.

Meals Breakfast

 

Day 3 - Santa Barbara - Cambria

After a wine tasting and lunch in the heart of the Santa Rita hills, we’ll move on to Cambria – swinging by San Luis Obispo County along the way. Much more than just a pit stop on the legendary Highway 1, this area has plenty of beautiful beaches and old world charm – and there’s even the chance to spot humpback whales here from May to October.

Meals Breakfast Lunch

 

Day 4 - Cambria - Monterey

Today we’ll visit Hearst Castle, which was designed by California’s first female architect: Julia Morgan. Finished in 1947, the castle was built as the home of William Randolph Hearst (known for developing the famous Hearst Communications). Don’t forget your camera – this private residence is truly impressive! This afternoon, a classic Californian coastal drive is on the agenda as we make our way to Big Sur State Park. Beautiful and unspoiled, this famous park is high on many travellers’ must-see lists – and we’ll see why at McWay Falls and Ragged Point. Don’t forget to keep an eye out for the skunks, deer and raccoons that call the area home!

Meals Breakfast Dinner

 

Day 5 - Monterey

Wake up to Monterey, a city that’s best known for historic Cannery Row and its old sardine-canning factories (immortalised in a John Steinbeck novel of the same name). We’ll pay a visit to Point Lobos State Natural Reserve today. With its dramatic rocky coastline, it’s the perfect place to enjoy wilderness walks both short and long. If you’re lucky, you may see some of the resident sea lions frolicking in the sea below!

Meals Breakfast Dinner

 

Day 6 - Monterey - San Francisco

The last leg of our journey takes us upwards to San Francisco. After a morning stop at Santa Cruz, we’ll drop by the Harley Farms goat dairy in Pescadero for a farm visit and cheese tasting session. Half Moon Bay will be our final stop. This small city is known for its vast beaches, great surf and views of the Rancho Corral de Tierra area. Once in San Francisco, we’ll say farewell to the group.

Meals Breakfast

 

 

Cruise Itinerary

 

Date

Itinerary

Arrive

Depart

11 Aug 20

San Francisco, California

 

4.00 pm

12 Aug 20

At Sea

 

 

13 Aug 20

At Sea

 

 

14 Aug 20

Ketchikan, Alaska

6.30 am

2.00 pm

15 Aug 20

Juneau, Alaska

8.00 am

9.00 pm

16 Aug 20

Skagway, Alaska

6.00 am

8.30 pm

17 Aug 20

Endicott Arm, Alaska

5.00 am

10.00 am

18 Aug 20

At Sea

   

19 Aug 20

Victoria, Canada

7.00 am

2.00 pm

20 Aug 20

At Sea

   

21 Aug 20

San Francisco, California

7.00 am

 

Terms and Conditions

*Conditions apply. Subject to availability and change without notice. Prices listed are in Australian Dollars, based on twin occupancy/travel, unless otherwise stated. Prices/Offers are correct at the time of distribution. Full travel supplier booking conditions apply.

Prices listed are per person in Australian Dollars, based on twin occupancy, including all discounts unless otherwise stated. The offer is subject to availability at time of booking and shown on the lowest category available at the time. Prices are correct as of 31 May 2019  Fares are capacity controlled and are subject to change at any time without notice.  Cabin categories include prepaid government fees and port taxes unless otherwise stated. Hotels may charge resort fees not included in this package, payable direct upon check in. Visas are not included.  Airfares are based on economy class flights from Sydney and subject to the carriers’ flight schedules and conditions, please call us for prices from other cities. Payments made by credit card will incur a surcharge 

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