5 days
San Francisco, Monterey

The Paris of the West will wow you immediately and leave a permanent mark on your memory. You'll get to experience the city's steep, winding hills, see the Golden Gate Bridge and take a walk back in time at the famous Fisherman's Wharf, where you'll find great food, boardwalk arcades and maybe even catch some seals lounging in the sun.

san francisco monterey secondary
  • Day 1: Travel to San Francisco

    Meet your Tour Director at your destination

    Take a Walking Tour of Union Square

  • Day 2: San Francisco

    Take a tour of Alcatraz or enjoy a San Francisco Bay cruise (Alcatraz tour subject to availability) 

    Enjoy free time at Fisherman's Wharf 

    Take a guided tour of San Francisco

    • Chinatown
    • Lombard Street
    • Golden Gate Bridge
    • Fisherman's Wharf
  • Day 3: San Francisco • Monterey

    Visit the California Academy of Sciences

    The Tech Museum of Innovation

    Walking tour of Monterey

  • Day 4: Monterey

    Monterey guided tour

    Enjoy the beauty of the 17-Mile Drive 

    Take a whale-watching cruise in Monterey

  • Day 5: Carmel • Depart for home

    Carmel Mission Basilica

    Free time in Monterey
Interested in learning more about this tour?
  • Day 1: Travel to San Francisco

    Meet your Tour Director at your destination

    Take a Walking Tour of Union Square

  • Day 2: San Francisco

    Take a tour of Alcatraz or enjoy a San Francisco Bay cruise (Alcatraz tour subject to availability) 

    Enjoy free time at Fisherman's Wharf 

    Take a guided tour of San Francisco

    • Chinatown
    • Lombard Street
    • Golden Gate Bridge
    • Fisherman's Wharf
  • Day 3: San Francisco • Monterey

    Visit the California Academy of Sciences

    The Tech Museum of Innovation

    Walking tour of Monterey

  • Day 4: Monterey

    Monterey guided tour

    Enjoy the beauty of the 17-Mile Drive 

    Take a whale-watching cruise in Monterey

  • Day 5: Carmel • Depart for home

    Carmel Mission Basilica

    Free time in Monterey
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Everything you get

This all-inclusive global experience gives students the chance to explore the world–all at an unbeatable value.
  • Airfare & transportation

    Your flights—covered. Buses, trains, cruise ships, ferries and subways—covered. We take care of getting you around so you can enjoy the ride.

  • Hotels

    Safe, comfortable hotels with private bathrooms will be waiting for you at your destination.

  • Meals

    Traditional breakfasts and dinners bring local flavours to life as part of your tour experience. Lunches are left for you to discover new favourite dishes of your own.

  • Entrances

    Step inside the world’s most cherished treasures, like the Sistine Chapel, the Louvre and the Acropolis with your local guide—we’ll take care of lines and tickets.

  • Full-time Tour Director

    Your dedicated Tour Director is with your group 24/7, providing deep local insight while handling all on-tour logistics.

  • Expert Local Guides

    Your expert local guides add cultural insight and global perspective on your sightseeing tours.

  • Personalized Learning Support

    Our personalized learning experience engages students before, during and after tour, with the option to create a final, reflective project.

  • Continuous Support

    Your dedicated EF team helps you every step of the way—from recruiting and enrolling travellers to planning and managing your tour.

  • 24-hour Emergency Service

    Travellers and their families can count on EF’s dedicated emergency service team.

  • Worldwide Presence

    EF has over 500 schools and offices in more than 50 countries worldwide so wherever you go, we’re there too.

  • Peace of Mind Program

    Feel secure knowing your group can change their destination or travel dates due to unforeseen circumstances.

Pricing that makes travel possible

Our prices include airfare, hotels, meals, a full-time Tour Director, and more.

Payment options

We believe every student should have the opportunity to travel, which is why we let our travellers choose how they want to manage their payments. Enrol in our Automatic Payment Plan with just $199 to start, make fixed and low monthly payments through Uplift, receive invoices and make your payments in less frequent instalments, or pay up front in full.

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Benefit from added flexibility of the risk-free enrolment period

If you're currently enrolled, or enrol by 150 days prior to tour departure date, on a tour with a scheduled departure date between October 1, 2022, and September 30, 2023, you'll have the option to cancel your tour for any reason by 150 days prior to your tour departure date for a full refund of 100% of the money paid to EF, including the $199 non-refundable deposit and the cost of the Global Travel Protection Plan.

More on our risk-free enrolment period

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