Choose 1 from Napa Valley+Sausalito or Redwood Forest+Monterey or Stanford+San Jose
San Francisco - Napa Valley - Castello Di Amorosa - Sausalito - San Francisco (56 miles)
In the morning, we will head to Napa Valley to sample the local wines. At customers' own expense, we can also visit the famous Castello di Amorosa Winery. At the same time, you will enjoy the beautiful view of Napa Valley. After that, we will head to the famous coastal town of Sausalito, where we will get amazing views of the San Francisco skyline from across the water. In the evening, we will return to San Francisco.
Napa Valley, CA
This region between San Francisco and Sacremento is internationally famous for its wines, which are considered among the best in the world. Visitors can tour many of the more than four hundred vineyards and wineries that dot the area.
Duration: Approx. 1 Hour
Castello di Amorosa
Castello di Amorosa, a 13th century Tuscan-styled castle and winery, is the only authentic medieval castle in the United States. In addition to touring the castle interior, visitors can taste a wide selection of fine Napa Valley wine which is made on premises and not sold elsewhere.
Admission (Optional): Adult $40; Child (Under 21 yrs, without Wine Tasting) $40|Duration: Approx. 1 Hour
Sausalito is north across the Golden Gate Bridge from San Francisco. It is the home of Vista Point, the Marine Mammal Center, and beautiful views of San Francisco Bay.
Duration: Approx. 1 Hour
San Francisco - Redwood Forest - Monterey - San Francisco (218 miles)
In the morning, we will head to Redwood Forest. At our own expense, we can also take the Roaring Camp Steam Train stroll around the Redwood Trees. Then we'll see the beautiful coastline of California as we drive along the 17-Mile Drive. In the evening, we will return to San Francisco.
Santa Cruz, CA
Santa Cruz is situated on the northern edge of Monterey Bay, about 32 mi (51 km) south of San Jose and 75 mi (120 km) south of San Francisco. It is known for its moderate climate, natural environment, coastline, redwood forests, alternative community lifestyles and socially liberal leanings.
Roaring Camp Steam Train
The steam trains that run along Roaring Camp Railroads' lines are authentic, dating back to 1867 and the protection of an area of redwoods known as the "Big Trees." The railway was established in 1875 to carry tourists there.
Admission (Optional): Adult $32; Child (2-12 yrs) $25; Senior (Over 65 yrs) Free|Duration: Approx. 2 Hours
Monterey was the capital of Alta California under both Spain and Mexico. It was the only port of entry for taxable goods in California. In 1846 the U.S. flag was raised over the Customs House, and California became part of the United States after the ensuing Mexican-American War.
This breathtaking stretch of coastline along California's Monterey Peninsula takes visitors through a maze of beautiful scenery, unique wildlife, and amazing mansions. Enjoy shopping and dining along the way in addition to taking in the vistas.
San Francisco - Stanford - San Jose - San Francisco (102 miles)
Today we will go to Stanford University, then we will move to Intel Museum, Google visitor Centre, NASA Research Institute. After that, we will tour the Winchester Mystery House.
Stanford University is recognized as one of the world's leading research and teaching institutions. It covers an area of 35 square kilometers. It is the second largest university in the U.S..
Located in northwestern Silicon Valley, this famous research institution is not just one of the best schools in the United States, but one of the top universities in the world. Its large campus is a sight to behold.
Opening Hours: Closed on 1/1/18, 2/23, 2/24, 4/26-4/28, 5/11-5/13, 6/14-6/17, 9/1, 9/8, 9/15, 9/18-9/23, 10/6, 10/25-10/28, 11/10, 11/22, 12/25
San Jose, CA
San Jose is the central city in the Silicon Valley region of California's Bay Area, which is world-famous for its technological innovations and successful startups. The city is also home to many public parks, gardens, and hiking trails.
Winchester Mystery House
The Winchester Mystery House is a mansion in San Jose, California, that was once the personal residence of Sarah Winchester, the widow of firearm magnate William Wirt Winchester.
Admission (Optional): Adult $39; Child (6-12 yrs) $25; Senior (Over 65 yrs) $36
Standard Hotel: Holiday Inn SFO, Park Pointe Hotel or Similar
San Francisco - Berkeley - Modesto (98 miles)
In the morning, we will take Extensive City Tour : visit Cable Car, Lombard Street, City Hall, St. Mary's Cathedral in San Francisco. Then, we will stop by the Fisherman's Wharf - take a San Francisco Bay Cruise and visit the Aquarium of the Bay. After that, we will visit Palace of fine arts and the Golden Gate Bridge. After the extensive San Francisco tour, we would head to Berkeley University.
San Francisco, CA
San Francisco, the heart of central California's Bay Area, is famous for its iconic Golden Gate Bridge, its unique culture, and its position at the forefront of technological innovation. Beautiful weather and waterfront views await visitors as well!
Extensive San Francisco Tour
This in-depth tour of the city allows guests time at more of the famous Bay Area sights like Cable Car, Lombard Street, City Hall, St. Mary's Cathedral, and Chinatown.
Duration: Approx. 3 Hours
Fisherman's Wharf in San Francisco, California is one of the western United States' most famous and popular tourist spots. The area is home to Ghirardelli Square, a wax museum, shopping centers, an aquarium, and much more.
Duration: Approx. 2 Hours 30 Minutes
San Francisco Bay Cruise
Take a boat ride around one of the most famous and historical bays in the United States, the famous San Francisco Bay. Guests can enjoy the scenic views of the Golden Gate Bridge and Angel Island.
Admission (Optional): Adult $42; Child (5-11 yrs) $28|Opening Hours: Closed on Christmas Day and New Year's Day|Duration: Approx. 1 Hour 30 Minutes
Aquarium of the Bay
See, touch, discover, and learn about the fascinating marine life of the San Francisco Bay and its surrounding waters. Visitors can stroll through 300 feet of crystal clear tunnels featuring over 20,000 marine animals.
Admission (Optional): Adult $28; Child (3-9 yrs) $18|Duration: Approx. 45 Minutes
Palace of Fine Art
The grandiosely-named Palace of Fine Arts in San Francisco, California is a huge, ornate outdoor structure that is part of the U.S. National Register of Historic Places. Its amazing architecture has made it popular for weddings and photography.
Duration: Approx. 3 Hours
Golden Gate Bridge
The American Society of Civil Engineers considers the Golden Gate Bridge one of the wonders of the modern world. It has been speculated that it is the most photographed bridge in the world; it's certainly one of the most picturesque.
Duration: Approx. 30 Minutes
City of Berkeley, referred to as Berkeley for short, it's a hilly city on the east coast of the San Francisco bay area. Affiliated to the Alameda County, Berkeley is home to UC Berkeley, which is the world's most famous institutions of higher learning.
The University of California at Berkeley is the flagship branch of the University of California system. It is also the oldest, having been founded in 1868. It is considered one of the top scientific schools in the world.
Duration: Approx. 45 Minutes
Standard Hotel: Quality inn Merced or Similar
Modesto - Yosemite National Park - California Central Valley - Los Angeles (364 miles)
In the morning, the group will tour the Yosemite national park. You will have a chance to see Yosemite Falls, El Capitan, Tunnel View. After the lunch, we will drive through the richest California Central Valley before heading back to Los Angeles. We will arrive in Los Angeles in the late evening. See "Departure and Return Details" for more information.
Yosemite National Park, CA
Yosemite is one of the wonders of Nature. It is located near the geographical center of the Nevada mountain range. Towering granite rocks, mighty waterfalls and placid valleys give Yosemite all the aspects of a "land of the gods".
Duration: Approx. 4 Hours
This granite cliff on the north side of Yosemite Valley in Yosemite National Park is world-famous as a challenge for rock climbers. The top can also be reached by taking a hiking trail out of Yosemite Valley.
Duration: Approx. 20 Minutes
The Yosemite Falls tumble down in three separate sections. In addition to being the tallest waterfall in North America, the Yosemite Falls are the seventh-tallest in the world. The falls process the most water during the springtime.
Duration: Approx. 1 Hour
One of Yosemite National Park's most popular outlooks, the Tunnel View near the Wawona Tunnel is often the first look at some of the famous formations visitors get. The site was renovated and re-dedicated in October of 2008.
Duration: Approx. 25 Minutes