Recent Customer Comments

February 23rd, 2023

Napa Valley Private Charter 8 hours from Redwood City – 2 people

We were able to enjoy the Palace of Fine Arts, Golden Gate Bridge, and Opus One Winery. Even though we had to change our plans on the way to the tour, our driver, Jose, was very kind to drive us a long distance in the midst of heavy traffic and was very helpful. Thank you very much and if I know anyone who wants to visit Napa Valley, I will definitely introduce you to them. HK – Japan booked through Veltra 🇯🇵

February 22nd, 2023

Monterey Big Sur McWay Falls California Coast One Day From Monterey Carmel – 2 people

⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ Amazing trip — would book again, and recommend to anyone visiting the area. Review Trip Advisor

Carlos was our driver for the day, and it was an incredible day from start to finish. He picked us up from the Inn we stayed at in Carmel and we were able to see everything Carmel, Monterey, and Big Sur had to offer. This was my 2nd trip to the area, but I was able to see and experience so much more with Carlos as our trusted guide. Continue reading… Brandi – NC, USA

February 2nd, 2023

Monterey Big Sur McWay Falls One Day From Monterey Carmel – 2 people

The trip was awesome! Carlos was a great driver and showed us all of the highlights. We really enjoyed the day and would highly recommend the trip. Thank you! Carol VA, USA

January 22nd, 2023

Monterey Big Sur McWay Falls One Day From Monterey Carmel – 2 people

⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ Perfect day! – Trip Advisor

We had an excellent day with Carlos touring the coast from Monterey to Big Sur. Carlos was patient, funny, and knowledgeable. This was a private tour so you can customize it as needed, or leave it to Carlos and everything will be fine. Continue reading L.K – GA, USA

January 20th, 2023

One Day Trip from San Francisco to Big Sur Monterey with Luxury SUV – 4 people

We had a great time with Leonid. It was a beautiful day and we stopped at all of the stops that we asked. Leonid was very accommodating and personable. We enjoyed his company greatly! Thank you again! LK – MD, USA

Dec 25th, 2022

2 days California Coast Big Sur Monterey to Los Angeles from San Jose

⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ Lovely couple of days on the Central Coast – TripAdvisor

Carlos was a fantastic guide and driver, loads of time to see the sights (including those off the main drag). Lovely evening in beautiful Carmel, then shuttled to Salinas by the equally nice Alex in plenty of time for the Coast Starlight to LA. Everything worked as planned and excellent communications from everyone on the team! Joe – Manchester U.K 🇬🇧

December 3rd, 2022

One day trip to Big Sur and Monterey from San Jose return by Amtrak – Party of 2

It was a great trip! It’d have been even better in dry weather! In a day like today, we were glad to skip McWay Falls and have time to see Steinbeck center in Salinas instead! Many thanks to Ben and especially Carlos! Train was late and then very slow. But that’s public transportation in this great country of ours!

Best wishes, YE – OH, USA

November 25, 2022

Yosemite One Day Tour with driver guide

⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ I had a great time on the trip and had excellent service beginning with the application process. I feel like I learned more about Yosemite and San Francisco because to the knowledgable and friendly guide. The one-day trip went by extremely quickly, but I got to see some of Yosemite’s charm, so I’d like to go back again, but next time stay an extra night. We had a fantastic journey because of you. I sincerely appreciate it. KS. – CA, USA

Oct 18, 2022

Our guide, Carlos was accommodating , informative & the scenery breathtaking! Carlos allowed for numerous photo shoots

⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ Tripadvisor review: Big Sur Monterey California Coast McWay Falls One Day Tour from San Jose – Party of 3

Big Sur day trip with Carlos as our guide was a wonderful experience. He was enjoyable, accommodating & informative, allowed for many stops for photos! Rebecca C – TX, USA

October 17, 2022

Chill and fun

⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ Viator review: Big Sur Monterey California Coast McWay Falls One Day Tour from San Jose – Party of 3

It was perfect, thats it, Carlos was a gem of a person, so professional, yet friendly. Other than performing his duties flawlessly, he wasnt overly charming to get gratuity brownie pts, thats what impressed me the most! Joel_C – IA, USA

Sep 27th, 2022

One day trip to Big Sur and Monterey from San Jose – Party of 3

⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ Big Sur Awesome Breathtaking Tour – TripAdvisor review

More than Excellent! The views along Highway 1 were just amazing!! Between the ocean and mountain views, the Redwoods, my sisters and I didn’t know where to look first! It was a jaw dropping, awe inspiring, unforgettable tour! Cindy – VA, USA

Sep 25th, 2022

One day trip to Big Sur and Monterey from Santa Cruz – Party of 2

⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ Amazing personal tour with safe accommodating driver TripAdvisor review

Ben was an awesome experienced travel advisor who listened to all of my priorities and specific interests in order to ensure a perfect tour. This resulted in an amazing day with Carlos, our professional, knowledgeable and graciously accommodating tour driver. My girlfriend and I would not have been able to see and fully enjoy all the breathtaking sights had we driven ourselves. It was well worth the price. Althea – NJ, USA

September 13th, 2022

One day trip to Big Sur and Monterey from San Jose – Party of 2

⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ Worth the Price!! – TripAdvisor review

Excellent experience worth the price. Having a private driver to tour my friend and I around was perfect because we didn’t have worry about parking or getting tired about the drive back home, he took care of it! The driver was great at sharing a little history along the driving route as well best places to take a quick walk and get the best pictures. My friend and I never felt rushed and really got to enjoy everything from fried artichokes for breakfast to taking a nice trail walk through the forest to relaxing in the cold River/Creek water. Encourage folks to pack swim attire or water shoes to take advantage of the stops where there is water. There’s some extra bonuses to this tour like stopping at the mission and in Carmel by the sea. Portia – CA, USA

September 2nd, 2022

One day trip to Big Sur and Monterey from Carmel – Party of 2

⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ Wonderful!!– TripAdvisor review

Had an excellent tour provided by Carlos! He is very knowledgeable and knows all the best spots for viewing. He is a great driver and tour guide. My trip was last minutes and the company was still able to get me booked. I highly recommend him and California pacific excursions. Thank you to Ben, Christina and Carlos. Angela – TX, USA

August 27th, 2022

One day trip to Big Sur and Monterey from Monterey – Party of 2

We had a wonderful time. Your driver made the day enjoyable ( good man ). Yes, we will use your service again. Got to enjoy without driving. Thanks, again. Mr and Mrs. Roland – CA, USA

August 13th, 2022

2 days California Coast with Big Sur from San Francisco to Los Angeles – 2 people

Christina, everything went really well and Carlos did a great job. Thanks a lot! Quentin – France 🇫🇷

August 12th, 2022

One day trip to Big Sur and Monterey from Carmel – Party of 3

⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ Great day great guide – TripAdvisor / Viator review

Carlos was a terrific guide. Not being from the area, we didn’t know all the places to see and stop but he knew all the best spots and gave us a tour to remember. Patricia E – VA, USA

Aug 8th, 2022

One day trip to Big Sur and Monterey from Monterey – Party of 3

⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ Wonderful experience! TripAdvisor / Viator review

Perfect way to tour this beautiful Carmel-Big Sur area! Carlos was very kind and did an amazing job driving and taking us to all the beautiful places along the coast! We got soo many awesome pictures! The best part was seeing relaxing and enjoying the scenery and not having to drive!! Nelly_P – FL, USA

August 5th, 2022

One day trip to Big Sur and Monterey from Monterey – Party of 2

⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ Trip to Big Sur – review on Trip Advisor

Carlos was a great guide. He was witty, humorous and knew all the places we need to visit. It was a great ride and we had an amazing time. R.A – CA, USA

July 30th, 2022

NAPA valley private charter for 8 hours visited three wineries – Duckhorn, Opus One, Domaine Carneros – Party of 3

Thank you very much Christina for your help. Thanks to you, all three of us enjoyed our trip to Napa very much and bought a lot of wines as souvenirs. I am planning to live in L.A for a year to study, so I would like to participate another charter or excursions of your company again. 🙂 S.U – Tokyo, Japan 🇯🇵 booked through VELTRA ベルトラ

July 30th, 2022

One day trip to Big Sur and Monterey from Monterey add 2 hours – Party of 2

⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ Excelente – review on Trip Advisor

Carlos the driver was very knowledgeable. We had a great time, we never felt rush and we’re able to stop, see and take a lot of pictures. Martha – CA, USA

July 18th, 2022

One day trip to Big Sur and Monterey from Monterey – Party of 3

⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ review on Trip Advisor

Carlos gave an excellent tour! Carlos found several places not covered by the guide books that were really wonderfully. He was a friendly and gracious host. James_H, GA, USA

July 15th, 2022

2-Day Yosemite from San Francisco afternoon departure – 3 people

⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ Trip Advisor review

Great experience 2-day Yosemite trip. The trip was excellent! Thank you California Pacific Excursions! The trip was well planned & grateful for your good suggestions on accommodation, booking tours & advices, making our vacation easy & hassle free. Lily T – Singapore

July 12th, 2022

One day trip to Big Sur and Monterey from San Francisco – Party of 3

The trip was amazing! Carlos knew all the right stops that made the day extra special for our family. Jennifer – CA, USA

July 8 th, 2022

One day trip to Big Sur and Monterey from Monterey – Single

Yes, it was a great experience. I really appreciate Carlos making sure I had a successful way to SF! Jessica – IL, USA

June 12th, 2022

One day trip to Big Sur and Monterey from Monterey – 10 hours – 5 people with SUV

Derek was very good! Talkative professional
Thanks again. Daniel – NY, USA

Jun 3rd, 2022

Monterey Carmel private custom trip – 3 days from San Jose. Single

⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ review on Trip Advisor

Just What I Needed. This was one of the most breathtaking and relaxing tours I have ever experienced. Ben was my point of contact and helped me arrange all of the details of my tour, over the phone, prior to my trip. He was professional, knowledgeable and very funny! They made a point to include everything that I wanted and also provided suggestions. Carlos picked me up from San Jose Airport and we visited several areas including Santa Cruz, Monterey ,17 Mile Big Sur Drive, the Redwoods it was all gorgeous! Carlos was professional, courteous and very sweet. They arranged a tour with a schedule but with flexibility for me to stay at whichever site that I wanted for as long as I wanted. I had lunch at the Pebble Beach Golf Course. Carlos is very knowledgeable about the area, stopped for pictures along the way and provided detailed information about all the points of interest. After the tour I stayed in Carmel for 3 days and Carlos arranged for Henry to pick me up from the hotel and take me back to San Jose airport with a special surprise! Henry was also amazing. It was just the break that I need to feel rejuvenated after a difficult season in my life. Thank you so much for everything! Cherise – CA, USA

June 2nd, 2022

One day trip to Big Sur and Monterey from Monterey – 4 people with SUV

⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ review on Trip Advisor

We enjoyed it very much! Connie was here waiting on us a little early and was very sweet and accommodating! Gave good info, was very flexible. She stopped at every point on the itinerary you sent and asked if there was anything else we would like to see. SUV was super nice and very clean, we felt bad for getting floor dirty from our shoes. We would highly recommend. Dinah – TX, USA

May 29, 2022

One day trip to Big Sur and Monterey from Monterey – 2 people

⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ review on Trip Advisor

Amazing!!!!!!! What an incredible tour! So many amazing views and things to do and see! Views were breath taking! Definitely would recommend this tour! 100% worth the price! And Carlos was absolutely fantastic! Cannot fault him, what an incredible man and tour guide! Thank you so much for a fabulous day 🙂 Roxanna – U.K 🇬🇧

May 7th, 2022

One day trip to Big Sur and Monterey from Monterey – 2 people

⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ review on Trip Advisor

Carlos was an excellent guide and host. He showed us several places not on the usual guidebooks.
Thanks so much! Dr. J. H – IN, USA

April 28th, 2022

Yosemite 5 days 4 nights trip from San Francisco via Merced add two nights at Yosemite Valley Lodge – Single

Ms. Hattie Collins’ Apple Music Radio “PROUD”🏳️‍🌈 host, Instagram post and comment “Yosemite is sensational and the very best bits where recommended by Ben and Christina from @californiapacificexcursions who suggested all the greatness and none of the insanity I took it upon myself to do (and no not #spon they’ve just been ace and I’m so happy they helped me get here, one of the most memorable experiences ever) and reassured me I’d be good on my ones. Which I am when not putting myself in a prangers. And now, sleep for a 1000 years.” Hattie Collins – U.K 🇬🇧

April 21, 2022

One day trip to Big Sur and Monterey from Pacifica – Single

⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ review on Trip Advisor / The Perfect Day

I booked this day trip which I would very much recommend if you would like to see the views and have someone else drive or if you don’t have a car. It is also a busy and confusing area where you need a car and Carlos the driver knows all the destinations and where to park. It was a very long twelve hour day and I packed in a lot. McVey falls, Big Sur Pfeiffer State Park, Pebble Beach gift shop and most of 17 mile drive as well as sections of Monterey and Carmel. My advice is to check the weather in advance and choose a good day. Also carefully decide what to do in advance and discuss it all with Ben the tour operator because he will indicate the timing and other details. Ben phoned me a few hours after booking and this made all the difference because I could tailor make my day. There is far too much to do in one day on this tour so choose what’s most important to you and what to do when there. For instance, the Pfeiffer falls trail at Big Sur takes about an hour or less and was a good option but I only discovered that at the park after asking around. Monterey and Carmel are so beautiful I was stunned but hadn’t scheduled in any stops there but Carlos is so accommodating and patient. I could just ask him when to stop and saw the dolphins clearly in Monterey, whales breaching along the Pacific coast, deer grazing on the fairways of seventeen mile drive and felt the silky sand at Carmel. E.H – South Africa

April 19, 2022

One day trip to Big Sur and Monterey from Los Gatos – 4 people

Just want to let you know that Carlos went above and beyond our expectations. He was an excellent tour guide and actually brought us to places that were not on the schedule. Thank you for sending him to us. We would definitely recommend you and Carlos. Felicia & family – MA, USA

April 14, 2022

One day trip to Big Sur and Monterey from Carmel – 2 people

Thank you!!! Had a great day with Carlos!!!
Gorgeous day! Angela. S – VA, USA

Apr 10, 2022

One day trip to Big Sur and Monterey from Monterey – 4 people

⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ review on Trip Advisor / Fantastic time!!

Big Sur Monterey California Pacific Coast One Day Tour. Bixby Bridge, Lunch at Post Ranch Inn. Dominic was an excellent guide, knows the area well, wealth
of info. Lyndon_G – TX, USA

March 12th, 2022

One day trip to Big Sur and Monterey from San Jose – 2 people

⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ review on Trip Advisor

Quick tour of CA Coast: Pfeiffer Beach and having lunch at the pebble beach clubhouse were definitely the highlights. Carlos took us all up and down highway one past the Bixby Bridge. We did 17 mile drive and saw Carmel. We loved it! It was a one day trip from SF. I would recommend a few days in Big Sur and Carmel, but if you only have one day, this works well! Cathy – MS, USA

February 19th, 2022

One day trip to Big Sur and Monterey from Monterey – 3 people

Thanks Ben. We had a great time and the driver was very good. D.G – Livermore CA, USA

January 10th, 2022

4 days 3 nights from Los Angeles to Monterey and Big Sur Private trip staying in Carmel – 2 people

The arrangement for this trip were excellent, and a pleasure working with Ben. The assistance provided to make sure it was flawless was truly appreciated. The trip was great and relaxing. Having the additional day open to spend at our leisure, was well worth the added expense. (1 additional night stay). Upgrading the Train to Business Class on the Surfliner and the Roomette on the Starlight, along with the King Suite at the Pine Inn was wonderful. We can not say enough about our driver Carlos. This gentleman made our trip outstanding! His professionalism, friendliness, kindness, and knowledge of the area was priceless. He went out of his way to make sure we enjoyed our trip. Thank you all for an amazing experience. T.E – Los Angeles CA, USA

November 15th, 2021

One day trip to Big Sur and Monterey from Monterey – 2 people

The trip was absolutely amazing. Even despite the fog! Carlos was the best! C.D – TX U.S.A

Travel date October 27th, 2021

5 days Custom Charter, San Jose to Big Sur Monterey staying in Carmel with airport transfer – party of two.

We had a great time on the trip. We really appreciate your help and our great driver. DC – Atlanta GA, USA

Travel date October 26th, 2021

One day trip to Big Sur and Monterey from Monterey – Single

⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ review on Trip Advisor

Must do!!! It was the most amazing trip I’ve had in a while! 😊 Special thanks to my driver Carlos, just THE best! Iryna – U.S.A

October 28th, 2021

2 days trip to Big Sur and Monterey from San Jose to Los Angeles – Family of four

Big Sur and Monterey was great! Loved the vistas Carlos pointed out. Great trip! D.S – U.S.A

October 25, 2021

2 days trip to Yosemite staying at Yosemite Valley Lodge by Amtrak train and bus

Thanks for all the arrangements. Everything was great. I was up and out at 5 am, so I was able to walk around and enjoy the beauty of the meadows and several small streams of the Merced river. Driver was very nice. It was a very good planning by you, to have the emergency driver ready. It made a lot of difference. I could visit the lower fall and go around a little bit before it fell dark. A.B – NM, U.S.A

October 23rd, 2021

One Day Big Sur Monterey Trip from Mountain View – Party of three

We really enjoyed our trip yesterday and are very grateful to Carlos. Thank you for all the arrangement! Check her ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ review on Yelp.

October 8th, 2021

One Day Big Sur Monterey Trip from San Francisco – Party of three


October 1st, 2021

2 Days Trip to Yosemite afternoon departure from San Francisco staying inside the valley – Single

Thanks for all your help and all the arrangements made to make possible this unforgettable trip. I was able to hike up to Vernal Fall. It won’t be my last time visiting San Francisco. A.O – FL, USA

September 4th, 2021

One Day Big Sur Monterey Trip from Monterey – Party of two

Thanks for arranging beautiful trip. We had a wonderful time with driver Carlos. T.V – Boston MA, USA

September 3rd, 2021

2 Days Trip to Yosemite stay at Yosemite View Lodge El Portal – Single

Thank you very much. I enjoyed very much. The bus to San Francisco was fine. The return bus departed at 16:00 when it was supposed to depart at 15:00 but I contacted the bus company so it worked out all fine. If you don’t speak English, it may be a little difficult. Yesterday, I went to the Vernal Falls. It was very beautiful. I didn’t pay for WiFi at Yosemite View Lodge so I enjoyed life without internet for the first time in a long time which was very nice. I was able to see a lot of stars instead. Thank you very much for arranging this trip. Masaki – NY, USA

September 3rd, 2021

One Day Big Sur Monterey Trip from Monterey – Party of two

Yes, we’re in Denver now awaiting our final fly back home. Driver was great. We very much enjoyed our ride along the coast and all the beautiful vistas and stops along the way! R.G – ME, USA

September 1st, 2021

One Day Big Sur Monterey Trip from Monterey – Party of two

We enjoyed the trip. Driver was on time and very kind. It would have been nice to hear a little more history and fun facts. MM – Fresno, CA, USA

August 17th, 2021

One Day Big Sur Monterey Trip from Carmel – Party of two

Yes, everything was fine. Carlos was wonderful. He went above and beyond our expectations. He provided very professional service. He was very knowledgeable of the area with history, facts and current information and places to see as we went along the route. He also gave us ideas of where to eat or visit later on our own. He was very patient with my husband. My husband was struggling with some physical issues that day. Carlos is a wonderful person with a great personality it was our great pleasure to spend the day exploring Big Sur area with him. We would recommend your service and Carlos to anyone going to your area of the country. Thank you for a wonderful experience for our granddaughter and my
husband and me. CK – Rochester, NY, USA

August 11th, 2021

2 Days Trip to Yosemite stay Yosemite Valley Lodge – Party of three

Yosemite was the most memorable part of my trip to San Francisco. Thank you for answering all the questions and arranging this trip. I enjoyed the hospitable guide and transportation both ways. Yamada Family – Ohio, USA

August 3rd, 2021

3 Days / 2 Nights Trip to Yosemite from Los Angeles via Merced – Single

I am back in Los Angeles. Thank you for arranging this trip Yes, everything was perfect! Trip arrangements worked out great! Thank you so much for making this trip a success. I recommend anyone to you for future bookings. NS – Los Angeles, CA, USA

August 1st, 2021

One Day Big Sur Monterey Trip from San Jose – Single

It is a fabulous journey! The guide is a great person! Please forward my sincere regards and appreciation to him! MW – Iowa, USA

July 17th, 2021

One Day Big Sur Monterey Trip from Monterey – Party of 4

We had a fantastic time yesterday! Carlos was wonderful – we had the perfect mix of stopping to see the sights and also stopping at the restaurants and cafes to have time to relax and chat. We liked the first stop so much ( the Big Sur River inn ) that we asked to stop again on our way home. Nothing but great things to say! Thanks again for all your help! JP – Texas, USA

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