This fantastic fly-drive holiday includes 2 nights in the cosmopolitan city of San Francisco, 1 night in Santa Rosa, 2 nights in the Anderson Wine Valley and 3 nights in Napa. Experience the best Wineries in Northern California aswell as the breathtaking views and the simply stunning restaurants.
We have included FREE a compact car with fully inclusive insurance and a Sat Nav aswell as £200 per person discount.
We are delighted to let you know about a number of excursions that we can offer which will not only save you up to 50% off the local ticket prices, but save you valuable time during your stay.
You can call us free of charge on 01737 646416 to book any of these trips & tours.
48-hour Double Decker All Loops Plus Alcatraz, £65pp - Enjoy four tours of San Francisco's most famous sites, with unlimited hop-on and hop-off privileges! Stops include: Fisherman's Wharf -Located on the northern waterfront and best known for Pier 39, the San Francisco Maritime National Historical Park, the Cannery Shopping Centre, Ghirardelli Square and the Wax Museum.
2-Day Go San Francisco Card, £60pp - The perfect way to save on your San Francisco vacation. Go San Francisco Card includes: FREE general admission to over 45 San Francisco attractions and tours including: SFMOMA, Full-day Deluxe Wine Country Tour, Golden Gate Bay Cruise, Legion of Honour, Asian Art Museum, Full-day Monterey and Carmel Tour, Six Flags Marine World, California Academy of Sciences - Steinhart Aquarium, Bay City Bike Rentals, Wine Tastings.
San Francisco Golden Gate Bay Cruise, £23pp - Relax and enjoy San Francisco Bay in comfort as you leisurely sail from Fisherman’s Wharf, taking in views of some of the city’s most iconic landmarks. Sail under the famous Golden Gate Bridge which stands 746 feet high and spans 4,200-feet across the Bay. Also see historic Fisherman’s Wharf, Golden Gate Park, San Francisco National Maritime Park, Angel Island and enjoy close-up views of Alcatraz Island, the former prison home to some of America’s most infamous criminals.
Full Day Wine Country Tour, £45pp - On the Wine Country Tour, discover Napa Valley, Sonoma and all that the Northern California wine country has to offer. We provide a full-day winery tour departing from San Francisco. From the beautiful scenery to the famous wineries of California´s wine region, Sonoma and Napa counties Mediterranean climate makes them the premium wine-grape growing provinces of North America.
Full Day Yosemite Bus Tour by Coach, £99pp – Situated 180 miles from San Francisco, Yosemite National Park is an area of outstanding natural beauty, shaped by the power of glaciers. Although it is best known for its high cliffs and stunning waterfalls, you will also find deep valleys, grand meadows, beautiful forests and vast wilderness areas within its boundaries.
San Francisco Dinner Cruise, £95pp - A great way to end the day in San Francisco! When the sun sets and city lights twinkle from the Bay Bridge to the Golden Gate, board relaxing dinner-dance cruise on the San Francisco Bay and enjoy a delicious 4-course dinner as the famous skyline drifts slowly past.
Day Trip to Monterey and Carmel, £79pp - Discover one of the most dramatic coastlines in the world as you travel along Highway 1 to historic Monterey and laid back Carmel-by-the-Sea. Follow the winding Highway 1 along the stunning California coastline which features one spectacular view after another.
San Francisco Urban Safari, £90pp - The San Francisco Urban Safari features "off-the-beaten-track" sightseeing adventures through San Francisco. Expeditions artfully combine visits to renowned sites and landmarks of San Francisco...with journeys to alleys, murals, movie locations, and historical and architectural sites. All conducted with humour and a ton of fun! Enjoy this unique and unforgettable 4-hour “Off-the-Beaten-Track” highly personalized tour of San Francisco.
Day by day
Day 1 London – San Francisco
Fly direct from London to San Francisco, one of the most cosmopolitan cities in North America. Upon arrival make your own way to your hotel in San Francisco and enjoy the rest of the day at leisure.
Day 2 San Francisco
You have a full day to explore this fantastic city and take advantage of all that this great city has to offer, Pier 39 at Fisherman’s Wharf, the famous Painted Ladies and enjoy the numerous shops and fantastic restaurants.
Day 3 San Francisco to Santa Rosa
This morning you will pick up your hire car from Union Square and drive the 1 hour drive from San Francisco to Santa Rosa. On the way make sure you stop off at the Point Reyes national sea shore to enjoy a picnic on the coast. When you have arrived in Santa Rosa check into your hotel and enjoy the evening at leisure.
Day 4 Santa Rosa to Ukiah
After you night here you will continue to the town of Ukiah. This only takes you 1 hour so you will have plenty of time to get there. Check in to your hotel when you have arrived and enjoy the afternoon at leisure.
Day 5 Ukiah
Enjoy your full day here and Visit the year-round, certified organic farmers' market in Historic Downtown Ukiah and then take the Observatory walking route to pick up a picnic lunch at Westside Renaissance market, which features local, organic fare from all over the county. Head out to Campovida in Hopland to enjoy your lunch under the grapevine arbors. Tour the 13 acres of organic farmland and sample the estate's Mendocino County wines.
Day 6 Ukiah to Anderson Valley Wine Region
After your 2 nights in Ukiah the next part of your journey takes you 3 hours. It’s an enjoyable journey with plenty of places to stop on the way. When you arrive into Anderson find your hotel and check in. Enjoy the evening at leisure.
Day 7 Anderson Valley Wine Region
Enjoy your full day here by visiting some of the many wineries. Goldeneye Winery is famous for its Point Noir, Navarro Vineyards famous for its Gewurztraminers and whites and the Husch Vineyards which is the oldest in Anderson and is famous for its Chenin Blanc.
Day 8 Anderson Valley to Napa
This morning grab some breakfast before driving the 2hour 30 minute drive to Napa. When you have arrived check into your hotel and enjoy the afternoon at leisure.
Day 9 Napa
On your first full day in Napa head to the Bouchon Bakery for some amazing pastries and coffee, I have also been told the macaroons are to die for! The next place you should visit is the V Market Place 1870 which is most certainly a one of a kind shopping centre. After a spot of retail therapy there is time for a photo stop at the famous restaurant ‘The French Laundry’. The afternoon is free to explore of maybe try your first Napa Valley Vineyard, the Domaine Chandon is only up the road and has a stunning setting.
Day 10 Napa
Today why not go to the Robert Mondavi Winery, Learning how wine is made is the first step towards appreciating it and Mondavi's tasting fee includes a tour that takes you from vines to finished wine in 75 minutes. And if your experience with Mondavi has been supermarket level wines, you're in for a very pleasant surprise when you taste their good stuff.
Day 11 Napa to London
After your 3 nights in this stunning wine valley it is time to drive back to san Francisco ready for your flight home. Your flight will depart in the evening so there is plenty of time to stop on the way back for some lunch or some last minute shopping. You will need to drop your car back off at the airport and when you have done this make your way to check-in for you flight home.
Day 12 London
After your overnight flight arrive back into London after a fantastic holiday.