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Berkeley is also home to a large South Asian community, as evidenced by an abundance of sari shops on University Ave and an unusually large number of Indian, Pakistani and Nepalese restaurants.


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$21 Transfers & Ground Transport

BART SFO Voucher

BART trains depart from the SFO International Terminal 3 to 4 times per hour to downtown San Francisco. The train stops at 4 downtown stations located near the Civic Center, Union Square, Moscone and Financial District hotels. Fisherman's Wharf hotels are a very short taxi ride from the Embarcadero station. This is the last station before the train goes under the San Francisco Bay to the East Bay and to cities like Berkeley, Oakland and beyond.Purchase a voucher redeemable for a $20 BART ticket. Your $20 BART ticket will have enough value for a round trip BART ride from SFO to Downtown San Francisco, Downtown Oakland or Downtown Berkeley, plus a small balance you can easily upgrade for round trip travel to East Bay destinations or for additional BART rides anywhere in the BART system. If you need to add more value to your BART ticket, you can do so at any BART station Ticket Vending Machine. Ticket Vending Machines accept cash as well as Visa, MasterCard, Discover and American Express. .

$65 Cruises, Sailing & Water Tours

Golden Gate Bridge Sailing Tour

Board the boat in the morning, grab a comfortable place to sit or stand, and prepare yourself to be wowed by the Bay Area. Cruise on the boat right under the Golden Gate, one of the most iconic bridges on the planet, then sail through the bay, going back toward the Bay Bridge, getting an incredible view of the majestic San Francisco skyline on one side and Oakland and Berkeley on the other side. Sail around Angel Island as well as Alcatraz, the legendary former prison, and look out beautiful Sausalito and the Marin Headlands to the north. While there is no guide or narrative while on the ship, feel free to ask the captain and crew any questions about the cruise. Two drinks are included, including Champagne, beer, mimosa, wine, soda, or water.

$466 Kid Friendly

Yosemite,Grand Canyon,Antelope, Las Vegas, San Francisco Tour from San Francisco

ItineraryDay 1: Hometown – San FranciscoStop At: San Francisco Bay, San Francisco, CaliforniaEnjoy a hassle-free arrival transfer and relax on the journey to your hotel! A professional driver will pick you up at the airport.Hotel check-in is after 3:00 pm.Airport pick-up infoMeeting point: Information Center at Terminal 2Complimentary SFO airport pick-up time: 12:00 pm-22:30 pmAdditional SFO airport pick-up service at your own expenses is available: 22:30 pm-24:00 pm for $80 one way (maximum 5 persons). For the rest time, please head towards the hotel at your own expenses.NOTES: The tour guide will dress in yellow, handing a yellow flag ($5/person one way for airport transfers).Duration: 12 hoursNo meals included on this day.Accommodation included: Overnight stay at San Francisco. Crown Plaza Union City, Oakland Airport Executive Hotel, OR SimilarDay 2: UC Berkeley – San Francisco City TourStop At: Madame Tussauds San Francisco, San Francisco, CaliforniaToday we will explore San Francisco.We will visit the campus of UC Berkeley in the morning. Faculty, alumni and staffs of Berkeley have won 72 Nobel Prizes. From the nostalgic campus, Golden Gate Bridge and Golden Gate Straight can both be seen! Afterwards we'll drive to San Francisco, home to over 50 rolling hills and surrounded by water on 3 sides.Then we'll visit the Golden Gate Bridge before visiting Fisherman's Wharf. Here you can take an optional cruise on the San Francisco Bay (own expense).Next we will visit Madame Tussaud or San Francisco Dungeon and then we'll visit the only building remaining from 1915 world’s exposition, the Palace of Fine Arts.You may take an in-depth city tour at your own cost this afternoon.Stay overnight in Modesto.Duration: 12 hoursNo meals included on this day.Accommodation included: Overnight stay at Modesto. Clarion Inn Modesto, Quality Inn Marina, OR SimilarDay 3: Yosemite National Park - Los AngelesStop At: Yosemite Valley, Yosemite National Park, CaliforniaToday we will come to visit the famous park - Yosemite.In the morning, we will depart from our hotel and drive to Yosemite National Park, where we will see famous landmarks like El Capitan, Yosemite Falls, Yosemite Valley, Half Dome, Bridal Veil Falls, and much more.After lunch, we will travel across the Central Valley of California until we reach Los Angeles.(Note: For safety purpose, in case of ice and snow in Yosemite National Park, we reserve rights to change the itinerary of the day: instead of Yosemite, we visit Solvang and Santa Barbara.)Duration: 12 hoursNo meals included on this day.Accommodation included: Overnight stay at Los Angeles. Howard Johnson Inn Fullerton, OR SimilarDay 4: Los Angeles - Las VegasStop At: Park MGM Las Vegas, North Las Vegas, NevadaDeparting from Los Angeles, we will reach the famous city - Las Vegas.NOTESDue to exhibition in Las Vegas and holidays, you will be additionally charged for each room when checking in Las Vegas hotels on 12/30/18, 12/31/18, 01/07/19-01/11/19, 5/25, 7/20, 7/27, 8/31, 9/13, 9/14, 11/8, 2/16, 5/18, 11/7, 12/30 and 12/31. The additional charge has been adjusted on these dates.Duration: 12 hoursNo meals included on this day.Accommodation included: Overnight stay at Las Vegas. Park MGM Las Vegas, OR SimilarDay 5: Grand Canyon National Park - East Rim Grand Canyon - Horseshoe Bend - PageStop At: East Rim Drive, Grand Canyon National Park, ArizonaWe begin the day by traveling to both the South Rim and the East Rim of the Grand Canyon (You may take a helicopter tour across Grand Canyon on your own expense).Then we will drive to Horseshoe Bend next.At last, we will stay overnight in Page.NotePlease wear comfortable shoes and sunscreen.Duration: 12 hoursMeals included: • Breakfast: Breakfast IncludedAccommodation included: Overnight stay at Page. Wingate by Wyndham Page/Lake Powell, Comfort Inn, OR SimilarDay 6: Antelope Canyon - Lake Powell - Las VegasStop At: Antelope Canyon, Page, ArizonaToday we will visit the Antelope Canyon (at your own expense) and take a cruise on Lake Powell.At last, we will stay overnight in Las Vegas.NotePlease prepare your cameras with wide-angle lens for taking pictures of Horseshoe Bend. NOTESDue to exhibition in Las Vegas and holidays, you will be additionally charged for each room when checking in Las Vegas hotels on 12/30/18, 12/31/18, 01/07/19-01/11/19, 5/25, 7/20, 7/27, 8/31, 9/13, 9/14, 11/8, 2/16, 5/18, 11/7, 12/30 and 12/31. The additional charge has been adjusted on these dates.Duration: 12 hoursNo meals included on this day.Accommodation included: Overnight stay at Las Vegas. Park MGM Las Vegas , OR SimilarDay 7: Las Vegas - San Francisco/Los AngelesStop At: DFS, San Francisco International Airport, San Bruno, CaliforniaToday we will return to Los Angeles or San Francisco from Las Vegas.* The sequence of the itinerary may vary, please confirm with us your preferred drop-off service in advance when booking.*Please contact our customer service to confirm if you want to end your tour in Las Vegas or San Francisco. (Customer Support: 408-904-3068)Drop-off Info:- SFO Airport: Please schedule your departure US domestic flight after 9:30 PM or international flight after 10:30 PM.- If you choose to end the tour in Las Vegas, please schedule your flight after 14:00 PM and you need to reach the airport by yourself.Note:If you don't need airport drop-off service, you can choose one of the following points to end your tour: (Please note in Additional Comments at the time of booking)Drop-off points at Los Angeles:① Rowland Heights Best Western Executive Rowland Heights lobby 18880 Gale Ave, Rowland Heights, CA 91748;② Fullerton Howard Johnson Hotel Fullerton 222 W. Houston Ave, Fullerton, CA 92832;③ San Gabriel Valley Blvd. outside San Gabriel Hilton 225 W. Valley Blvd., San Gabriel, CA 91776 (hotel guests only; please provide your hotel confirmation number at the time of booking);④ Rosemead Knights Inn Rosemead 3633 N. Rosemead Blvd, Rosemead, CA 91770;⑤ Los Angeles Chinatown Chinese Committee On Aging 600 N. Broadway, Los Angeles, CA 90012.Drop-off points at San Francisco:① Burlingame; Lobby at Red Roof Inn Tulare, 777 Airport Blvd, Burlingame, CA 94010② Cupertino: In front of Tapioca Express, Yonghe Supermarket,10122 Bandley Dr, Cupertino, CA 95014;③ Oakland: At the entrance to the Marriott hotel in Oakland,1001 Broadway, Oakland, CA 94607;④ San Jose: At the entrance of 99 Dahua Supermarket,1688 Hostetter Road, San Jose, CA 95131;⑤ San Leandro: In front of the Wal-Mart,1919 Davis St, San Leandro, CA 94577.Duration: 12 hoursNo meals included on this day.No accommodation included on this day.

$67.36 Transfers & Ground Transport

Low Cost Private Transfer From Metropolitan Oakland International Airport to Berkeley City - One Way

Relax and enjoy while your private driver leads you the way to your location in Berkeley. Don’t worry about any transfer details or specifics as everything will be taken care of.Once you arrived and found your way to the arrival terminal, you will find your private driver holding a sign with your name on it. In case you are delayed: do not worry, your driver will be monitoring the flight. From here he will assist you with your luggage and lead you to the car. As soon as you and the driver double-checked the destination in Berkeley you provided us with he will make sure you arrive there quick and safe. If you are lucky you might even pass by the famous Berkeley Marina or the beautiful Shattuck Avenue.When you book, please provide us with your flight number and full address of your centrally located destination in Berkeley. Your transfer will be confirmed instantaneously and you will be provided with a travel voucher to present to your private driver.

$68 Kid Friendly

UC Berkeley, Aircraft Carrier, Sausalito - 1 Day Tour

ItineraryThis is a typical itinerary for this productStop At: University of California, BerkeleyWe will visit the top ranked public university in the US, University of California at Berkeley, also known as Cal. Since its founding in 1868, there have been 107 Nobel Prize winners. Walking on campus you will be impressed by various classical and modern architectures coupled with its natural beauty, stunning views, and academic atmosphere. You can gaze up at the bell tower modeled after Campanile in San Marco Square of Venice, whose sights and sounds welcome students from all over the world.Duration: 30 minutesStop At: USS Hornet - Sea, Air and Space MuseumWe will visit the famous aircraft carrier USS Hornet. It gained fame for its numerous exploits during World War II and later for bringing the Apollo 11 astronauts back to Earth from the first Moon landing in 1969. President Nixon was on board to welcome the returning astronauts back to Earth, where they lived in quarantine aboard Hornet. Visit different types of aircrafts on display in the Hangar Deck and on the Flight Deck. Learn about US Navy history, aircraft carriers, and the NASA Apollo Program. Enjoy the beautiful view of San Francisco across the bay from the flight deck.Duration: 40 minutesStop At: Sausalito Boardwalk, Sausalito, Marin County, CaliforniaWe will cross the Golden Gate Bridge and tour the world-renowned waterfront town of Sausalito. This picturesque seaside town has the ambience of a European vacation resort with its quaint boutiques, upscale art galleries, scenic waterfront walk, and yacht-filled marinas.Duration: 30 minutesPass By: Golden Gate Bridge, San Francisco, CaliforniaWe will cross the Golden Gate Bridge in the morning.