Route – Pacific Coast South, southbound

An ultra luxurious, exclusive Journey by Rail traveling along stretches of Pacific Ocean shoreline with layovers at diverse locations from Northern to Southern California where passengers live on board rail cars while visiting nearby attractions; there is no moving in and out of hotels. A unique, one of a kind vacation; an outstanding value.

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San Francisco to San Diego – 6 Days* and 5 Nights
Layover in San Francisco is subject to finalizing outbound San Francisco Amtrak connection
Live on board your luxurious rail Car while visiting
San Francisco –  Los Angeles – San Diego
*4 days by disembarking a day early, eliminating an extra day visit to San Diego, with a fare reduction.
3 days if outbound Amtrak San Francisco connection is not available.

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Departure Dates
 2023 Early 2023, to be confirmed soon, ask reservations for pending date(s)
*Or, a day later by boarding on the 2nd day, eliminating an extra day visit to San Francisco, at a reduced fare.
Fares

Per person, double occupancy per bedroom:
Grande Suite $7,880* – Master Suite $7,580*
Single passenger – 175% of double occupancy per person fare
3rd passenger – If available $790*
*Or, a lower fare by boarding on the 2nd day and/or disembarking a day early; ask Reservations about the fare reduction.

Early confirmed booking/reservation discounts:*
210 or more days before departure 12% – 175 days 9% – 140 days 6%
* Can’t be combined with other discounts unless specifically provided for.
Unconfirmed prices are subject to change without notice.
Confirmed itineraries are subject to change based on Amtrak’s timetables and other operational considerations.

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A unique all-inclusive vacation along the USA’s California coast on board a preeminent, luxurious rail car(s).

San Francisco is one of the country’s most cosmopolitan cities known for cool summers, fog, steep rolling hills, eclectic mix of architecture, and landmarks including the Golden Gate Bridge, cable cars, the former Alcatraz Federal Penitentiary, Fisherman’s Wharf, and its Chinatown district which is the largest outside of Asia as well as the oldest Chinatown in North America. The City is home to world-class theatre, opera, symphony and ballet companies and boasts premieres of Broadway-bound plays and culture-changing performing arts.
Los Angeles is the center of the nation’s film and television industry. Near its iconic Hollywood sign, studios such as Paramount Pictures, Universal and Warner Brothers offer behind-the-scenes tours. On Hollywood Boulevard, TCL Chinese Theatre displays celebrities’ hand and footprints, the Walk of Fame honors thousands of luminaries and the Broadway Theater district features current musical shows. Nearby attractions include the Santa Monica Pier and sunny Pacific beaches, among many attractions.
San Diego is home to pristine beaches, immense Balboa Park which is the site of the renowned San Diego Zoo with over 12,000 animals of more than 650 species and subspecies on 100 acres, art galleries, museums and gardens. A deep harbor is home to a large active naval fleet, including aircraft carriers and nuclear submarines; and, the USS Midway, an aircraft-carrier-turned-museum.
Journey by Rail Timetable
Day 1 – Monday, San Francisco (Emeryville)
This layover is subject to finalizing outbound Amtrak connections
Board at any time after 11:00 am
Enjoy all-inclusive comforts living on your luxurious rail Car while you
Visit San Francisco
Click on Activities, San Francisco to see some of the many optional things to do
Overnight in San Francisco, on board
Day 2 – Tuesday, San Francisco
Enjoy all-inclusive comforts living on your luxurious rail Car while you
Visit San Francisco
Hosted tour of Chinatown and an unique, deluxe Chinese dinner; or alternative excursion if desired
Overnight in San Francisco, on board
Day 3 – Wednesday – San Francisco, Los Angeles
Depart San Francisco early morning
Arrive Los Angeles mid evening
Enjoy all-inclusive comforts living on your luxurious rail Car while you
Visit Los Angeles
Click on Activities, Los Angeles to see some of the many optional things to do
Overnight in Los Angeles
Day 4 – Thursday – Los Angeles, San Diego
Depart Los Angeles early evening
Arrive San Diego late evening

Enjoy all-inclusive comforts living on your luxurious rail Car while you
Visit San Diego
Click on Activities, San Diego to see some of the many optional things to do
Overnight in San Diego
Day 5 – Friday – San Diego
Enjoy all-inclusive comforts living on your luxurious rail Car while you
Visit San Diego
Hosted tour of the world famous San Diego Zoo; or alternative excursion if desired
Overnight in San Diego, on board
Optional – Disembark by 11:00 pm on Saturday instead of Sunday, with an appropriate fare reduction.
Day 6 – Saturday – San Diego
Optional – Disembark by 11:00 pm on Saturday instead of Sunday, with an appropriate fare reduction.
Disembark by 11:00 am