Join us for this Wine Roads tour as we visit the exciting and picturesque city of San Francisco, then we head to beautiful Napa Valley and Sonoma to tour some of the area as we visit an array of wineries and sample the delicious wines that are created in this region. Napa Valley is one of the premier travel destinations in the world. Offering breathtaking, views that abound at every turn, picturesque rolling hills planted with vineyards year-round and wineries of every stature dot the landscape. Whether you are wine tasting, dining at renowned restaurants, or just enjoying your stay in this quaint area, Napa Valley is your spot of heaven on earth. Sonoma has been ranked the top wine destination in the US. Come with us to see why this special place is so popular and what all the talk is about. You will enjoy some of the best wines made from this area and dine at some of the most talked about establishments.
This tour can be added to the Yosemite and California Road trip.Click here for details.
Day 1: October 8, 2020: Arrive into San Francisco and transfer to the hotel.
Today you have the option to explore the city at your leisure or take a tour of Alcatraz (not included). Tonight we meet at 5:00 PM and take the famous San Francisco trolley down to Fishermans Wharf. We will enjoy a welcome dinner at a local restaurant in the famous San Francisco Fisherman’s Wharf. Enjoy some time to stroll the waterfront and check out the local shops and sea lions which hang out here before dinner.
Chancellor Hotel in Union Square. 1 night.
One arrival transfer is included that departs the airport at 1:00 PM. Later flights are possible however a private transfer will be arranged at an additional cost. (D)
Day 2: October 9: This morning after breakfast we depart for our journey to Napa Valley. We will enjoy a day of winery tours and wine tastings at 3 different vineyards. Each has been hand selected for a fine wine tasting and unique setting offering the best local California wines for your enjoyment. A special picnic lunch will be enjoyed at one of the wineries. You will have some time to explore this lovely town of Napa and it’s quaint and local boutique shops and wine tasting rooms. Dinner tonight in town at your leisure.
Napa River Inn for 2 nights. (B, L)
Day 3: October 10: After breakfast we head to Sonoma Valley. Your day in this California wine country comprises of wonderful wineries each offering a different variety of wines. Each wine tasting takes place in a beautiful setting, where your representatives at each winery will explain the different varieties you’ll sample and the background of the wineries. You will enjoy a wonderful "Wine Makers" lunch at one of the wineries with a unique selection of fine wines to be paired with each dish. Enjoy some time to explore this quaint town of Sonoma. Your choice for dinner tonight is to eat in Sonoma or head back to Napa for dinner. (B, L)
Day 4: October 11: We will depart after breakfast for San Francisco. Our first stop is Muir Woods where we will enjoy a walk through this magical forest of huge Red Woods that are several years old and offer a unique experience of nature. We will enjoy some scenic streams along the the wooded area. Out next stop is in Sausalito for lunch at the marina with breathtaking views of the bay dotted with sail boats passing by and the Golden Gate bridge in the background. Enjoy some time at leisure in this beautiful little town and explore Sausalito with it's many galleries and boutique shops. Next we head across the Golden Gate bridge into San Francisco where we will enjoy a scenic tour of San Francisco. The tour will include a drive down the famous Crooked street, and Nob Hill as time permits. Then we head to the airport for your flight home.(B)
Flights need to be booked after 4 PM
You have the option of going on to the Yosemite Tour that begins here in San Francisco where you will stay the night and then drive to Yosemite on the 12th.Click Here for Details
Cost: $1175.00 per person Double. Roommates can be provided
Single supplement: $432.00
SAVE 3% on tour cost if you pay full amount via check
Booking/full payment deadline is 60 days prior to departure.
Tour Price includes:
Private transportation from San Francisco to Napa and Sonoma
3 nights’ accommodations
2 Lunches including 1 winemakers lunch with tasting
Tasting fees at 5 wineries
R/T Airport transfers if traveling with the group at specified times
Entry fees to Muir Woods
Trolley Ride in SFO
Airport transfers if not traveling with the group, These can be shared with others arriving at similar times
Hotel charges such as phone calls, laundry, mini bar, etc
Airfare into SFO
Meals not listed in itinerary
Gratuities for Tour leader
Drinks other than water with meals unless specified
Transfers from Monterrey to San Francisco if adding on the Yosemite and California trip
Time Zone: California runs on Pacific Standard time.
Weather: Weather for October is very lovely with daytime highs around the mid 80's and the mid 50's for the evenings around
Activity Level: This is an easy tour with limited walking and is a good fit for most travelers. You should be able to stand unassisted for up to 30 minutes at times during the wine tastings if needed. Most tasting we are siting for. You will need be able to keep up with the group without any assistance. At times you will need manage your own luggage. This trip is pretty easy for the average person however if you can't or choose not to participate in certain activities this is at your own discretion. However it cannot affect the groups participation nor can any tours or activities or refunds be offered or changed due to an individual not being able or not wanting to participate.
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