Escape the California’s famous Wine Countries Napa and Sonoma combining with exceptional city of San Francisco. Learn about the winemaking process during our tour, taste variable wines from Sonoma and Napa Winemakers. Eat in Michelin Rated Restaurants, shop in Oxbow Market, ride in Wine Train and learn about Golden Gate Bridge, Alcatraz and many more surprises.
ARRIVAL TO SAN FRANCISCO (WC)
Welcome to San Francisco and the beginning of your wine country adventure After checking in to your hotel, feel free to start your discovery of San Francisco and preview the many sites you will visit in the coming days. At 6 pm gather at a local restaurant with your Travel Director and fellow travelers for a Welcome Cocktail.
SAN FRANCISCO (B,L)
After the breakfast, begin your day with a visit to San Francisco’s famous Saturday morning Ferry Plaza Farmer’s Market for a food-tasting adventure with a Local Specialist. You will have some time on your own for lunch at Fisherman’s Wharf, get ready for a real insider’s experience of Haight Ashburv, ground zero for the hippie generation in the ’60s. Join Local Specialists for a guided walk in the footsteps of Janis Joplin, Jimi Hendrix, and The Grateful Dead to learn about the impact of the alternative rock culture on San Francisco and the world. This evening, join your Travel Director on a walking tour through Chinatown, exploring the neighborhood’s fascinating history, Inhale the fragrant scents of the tea and herbal shops, admire the Chinese style buildings and enjoy a Cultural Insight during a stop at the Golden Gate Cookie Factory to watch how fortune cookies are made. Tonight, enjoy a Regional Meal at a local restaurant.
SAN FRANCISCO (B)
Take the entire day to explore glorious. exciting, energetic San Francisco on your own. Ride the cable cars, shop Union Square, or visit the museums and gardens of Golden Gate Park. You can also venture further away on optional trips to Carmel and Monterey, Muir Woods National Monument or Yosemite National Park. Your Travel Director will be happy to make any arrangements.
SAN FRANCISCO – SONOMA (B,L)
Leave your heart in San Francisco as you set out in search of Bacchus in California’s world renowned wine country. Enjoy Regional Meal lunch as you journey through the countryside sampling wine aboard the vintage rail cars of the Napa Valley Wine Train, Proudly continuing the railroad traditions of yore, the train offers a truly unique and memorable experience. The evening is yours to spend any way you like. Perhaps dine at one of the delicious restaurants on historic Sonoma Plaza.
NAPA VALLEY (B)
Enjoy a visit to an olive press in Sonoma where you take a tour to learn about the harvesting process and the making of olive oil with a Local Specialist. Stroll historic Sonoma Plaza where you will have lunch on your own. Planked by the Presidio and Mission San Francisco de Solano, the last California mission built. Browse the unique gift shops that line the square. Then retreat to a private blending lab at a Winery with a Local Specialist. Create, taste and bottle your own perfect combination of Carignane, Petite Sirah and Zinfandel. Enjoy an evening at leisure to spend as you please.
Starting with a visit to downtown Napo and the Oxbow Public Market, today is a day devoted to tasting the savoury, sweet, salty and spicy flavours of California wine country. Sample creamy, delicate, locally produced salami and specialty sausages and sate you sweet tooth with a testing of decadent chocolate, After traveling the stunning Silverado Trail, lunch is on your own in downtown Calistoga, noted for its hot springs and geyser. Continue on to a vineyard where you will enjoy a tour with lasting straight from the barrel, concluding with four wine tastings, paired with artisan cheeses. This evening in Sonoma, celebrate wine country with a Farewell Dinner at a local winery where you’ll enjoy a private tour and sample estate-produced wines.
NAPA VALLEY – SAN FRANCISCO (B)
It will be time to say one taste ‘cheers’ in California. Take you transfer to San Francisco International Airport by 1pm for your next destination.
Surrounded by shops and less than a block from Union Square, this high-rise business hotel is a 4-minute walk from Chinatown and 11 minutes by foot from the Moscone Center.
Modern rooms with free Wi-Fi feature work desks, flat-screen TVs, minifridges and coffeemakers; some offer bay views.
There’s an American bistro, a cocktail lounge, and a coffee bar with snacks. A 35th-floor gym has floor-to-ceiling windows with city views. Room service is available.
Carneros Resort and Spa hotel is an award-winning, one-of-a-kind place to stay in Napa Valley with a warm and welcoming staff. Inspired by classic California farm buildings, this resort is made up of handsome and contemporary tin-roofed cottages, silos and barns all arranged with either lush vineyard or garden views. The agri-chic aesthetic features lovely decked porches, rocking chairs, Le Corbusier chaises, cowhide rugs and a soothing colour scheme of white, grey, black, and beige. Connected via a series of paths through the gardens are the huge pool, three restaurants and two bars.
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