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Pacific Coast Explorer

Your 9-day tour starts at Vancouver and takes you through south through the famous Pacific Highway. You visit Seattle, Mt. Rainier and Mt. St. Helens and enjoy a beautiful drive along the Oregon coastline and to its coastal towns of Newport and Coos Bay. Sip on exquisite wine from the Sonoma region and end your journey by visiting the popular San Francisco attractions.


Tour Nights

  • Vancouver: 2 nights
  • Seattle: 1 nights
  • Portland: 1 nights
  • Coos Bay: 1 nights
  • Eureka: 1 nights
  • Sonoma: 1 nights
  • San Francisco: 1 nights
  • Tour code: AWUSM16
  • Accommodation Grade
  • Group Tour

Tour At a Glance

  • Explore the wind-sculpted sand dunes in Oregon Dunes National Recreation Area
  • See the tallest trees on earth at the Redwood National Park in northern California
  • Cross the Golden Gate Bridge to arrive in San Francisco and marvel at the brilliant architecture
  • Taste sumptuous, world-class wines at Sonoma Wine County, boasting over 425 wineries
  • Take in the breathtaking view of Seattle from the Space Needle's 520-foot high observation deck
  • Observe Mount Rainier and Mount St. Helens volcanoes, forming a part of the northwest's "ring of fire"

Itinerary details

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  • Day 1 Arrival in Vancouver
    Arrival in Vancouver

    Upon arrival at Vancouver International Airport, transfer independently to your hotel where you will meet with our representative. 

  • Day 2 Vancouver (Victoria Island Optional)
    Vancouver (Victoria Island Optional)

    Spend the day exploring Vancouver’s most popular sights and attractions. You can also opt for a tour of the Victoria Island, known for its old-world charm. Also, popular as the ‘Garden City’, Victoria Island is a great place to admire British colonial architecture as well as for enjoying the scenic views of the Pacific Ocean and rainforests set against the backdrop of the Olympic Mountains. 

  • Day 3 Vancouver – Seattle
    Vancouver – Seattle

    Leave Vancouver to embark upon a journey to the jewel of the Pacific Northwest, Seattle. Famed for its iconic views including breathtaking vistas of its waterfront and snow-capped mountains, visiting Seattle is a visual delight. It’s here that one can see the life as it is lived in the northwest. Don’t miss attractions such the Downtown Seattle Waterfront, offering views of the Elliott Bay and the Olympic Mountains as well as grounds at the Seattle Centre and checking out the spectacular view from the Space Needle's 520-foot high observat ion deck.  Read More

  • Day 4 Seattle - Mt. Rainier - Mt. St. Helens – Portland
    Seattle - Mt. Rainier - Mt. St. Helens – Portland

    Leave for Portland, the largest city in Oregon this morning. Portland is known for its parks, bridges and bicycle paths and considered one of the best pedestrian-friendly cities in the world. On your way, visit Mount Rainier volcano, considered one of the most dangerous volcanoes in the world as well as Mount St. Helens, known for its ash explosions and pyroclastic flows. Both these volcanoes form a part of the northwest's "ring of fire." 

  • Day 5 Portland - Newport - Oregon Dunes - Coos Bay
    Portland - Newport - Oregon Dunes - Coos Bay

    Explore Oregon’s scenic coastline on a drive and enjoy mesmerising vistas of the Pacific Ocean and the surrounding forests. Cross Newport and the heart of central coast of Oregon to reach Oregon Dunes National Recreation Area, located on the coast of Oregon and featuring wind-sculpted sand dunes that rise up to 55-feet above the sea level. 

  • Day 6 Coos Bay - Redwood National Park – Eureka
    Coos Bay - Redwood National Park – Eureka

    Continue your journey southwards and admire the breathtaking views of the Oregon coastline, highlighted by pristine beaches, crashing waves and quaint lighthouses. Also, admire the stunning beauty of California’s Redwood Coast, known for sparkling beaches, cascading rivers, quiet countryside, historic communities and a forest believed to be as old as dinosaurs! Visit the Redwood National Park, a park protecting vast prairies, oak woodlands, wild riverways, and nearly 40 miles of rugged coastline. It also remains popular for being the site of five o f the tallest trees on earth, believed to be five stories taller than the Statue of Liberty.  Read More

  • Day 7 Eureka – Sonoma
    Eureka – Sonoma

    Cross the scenic and historic Village of Mendocino, boasting cliff-side trails and pristine beaches, en route to the northern California’s wine country – Sonoma. The perfect wine-growing conditions coupled with a Mediterranean climate are the reason why Sonoma is home to over 425 wineries. Crashing waves, glorious sunsets and sightings of sea lions and otters sunning on the beaches are some other delights of visiting the Sonoma Wine County. 

  • Day 8 Sonoma - San Francisco
    Sonoma - San Francisco

    The highlight of this day would be the crossing of the engineering marvel, the Golden Gate Bridge to arrive in San Francisco. The tallest bridge in the United States, Golden Gate Bridge has become one of the best recognized symbols from San Francisco around the world. 

  • Day 9 Departure from San Francisco
    Departure from San Francisco

    Explore San Francisco in your free time before the departure. Later, transfer independently to the airport for your onward flight. 


  •  Century Plaza Hotel And Spa
    Century Plaza Hotel And Spa
    Star Rating Vancouver
  • Coast Bellevue Hotel
    Coast Bellevue Hotel
    Star Rating Seattle
  • Jupiter Hotel
    Jupiter Hotel
    Star Rating Portland
  • Red Lion Hotel Coos Bay
    Red Lion Hotel Coos Bay
    Star Rating Coos Bay
  •  Red Lion Hotel Eureka
    Red Lion Hotel Eureka
    Star Rating Eureka
  • Best Western Dry Creek Inn
    Best Western Dry Creek Inn
    Star Rating Sonoma
  •  Hotel Carlton, a Joie de Vivre Boutique Hotel
    Hotel Carlton, a Joie de Vivre Boutique Hotel
    Star Rating San Francisco

Century Plaza Hotel And Spa

  •  Century Plaza Hotel And Spa

Shopping on Robson Street is within a 10-minute walk from the Century Plaza Hotel. This all-suite downtown hotel rises 30 stories into the Vancouver skyline, 3 blocks from both the Vancouver Art Gallery and trendy Robson Str

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Coast Bellevue Hotel

  • Coast Bellevue Hotel

This spacious hotel is centrally located in Bellevue, one half-mile from the Meydenbauer Convention Center and one mile from the shops and restaurants at Bellevue Square.

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Jupiter Hotel

  • Jupiter Hotel

Jupiter Hotel puts you within a 10-minute drive of Moda Center and Pioneer Courthouse Square. It’s also only about a 15 minute walk over the Burnside Bridge right into the heart of the Pearl District where you’ll find tons mo

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Red Lion Hotel Coos Bay

Coos Bay
  • Red Lion Hotel Coos Bay

Red Lion Hotel Coos Bay is located off Highway 101 mere blocks from the Oregon shore

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Red Lion Hotel Eureka

  •  Red Lion Hotel Eureka

Red Lion Hotel Eureka is conveniently located just 15 minutes from the Arcata-Eureka Airport.

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Best Western Dry Creek Inn

  • Best Western Dry Creek Inn

The BEST WESTERN Dry Creek Inn is a Tuscan-style getaway in beautiful Healdsburg, California. Whether you're an oenophile or crave outdoor adventure, Sonoma Wine Country hotel is a short drive from beautiful wineries and vine

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Hotel Carlton, a Joie de Vivre Boutique Hotel

San Francisco
  •  Hotel Carlton, a Joie de Vivre Boutique Hotel

Great American Music Hall is a 6-minute walk from this downtown San Francisco hotel. Carlton Hotel is a 12-minute walk from Curran Theatre and 20 minutes from the Powell Street BART Station. Chinatown and the San Francisco Mu

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What's Included?

  •  Services of a professional Tour Manager throughout.
  •  Deluxe air-conditioned motorcoach with on-board restroom facilities.
  •  Hotel accommodation as specified or similar.
  •  Sightseeing as specified.
  •  Hotel taxes; service charges and baggage (one suitcase per person).

What's not Included?

  • Visas and international flights.
  • Airport taxes.
  • Airport transfers.
  • Meals.
  • Driver-guide gratuities, drinks, dining rooms tips, porterage
  • Personal travel, baggage and medical insurance.
  • Telephone bill and any items of a personal nature.
  • Any items not mentioned in the itinerary and inclusions.

Additional Information

Prices above are per person in pounds sterling (£) based on twin sharing. 
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