$2,629

Per person, twin share

11 Nights | Northern California Charm

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Highlights

Explore the charming cities or spend your time experience the California wine regions.
Highlights & places to visit on your Northern California itinerary;
• Bike along the railing of San Francisco’s world famous Golden Gate Bridge on a Self-guided bike tour with 24-hour bike rental (included)
• Hike the trail to Battery Lancaster to discover unique photo opportunity of the Golden Gate Bridge
• Stroll through Downtown Sonoma Plaza
• Sample California’s tastiest wines in Sonoma County and Napa Valley
• Dip your toes in Lake Tahoe, the deep blue jewel of the Sierra Nevada Mountains
• Bike the Forest Bicycle Trail to Lake Tahoe beaches‡
• Touch monoliths of exposed granite in Yosemite
• Enjoy the best views of Yosemite Falls and Yosemite Valley on a scenic hike
• Enjoy vineyard views while cycling through Wine Country‡

What's Included

• 11 nights hotel accommodation^^
• 12 DAYS AVIS Group C (Chevrolet Cruze or similar) car hire#
• Welcome kit with maps, brochures and itinerary

Season 1:
From $2,629* per person twin share
Season 2:
From $3,091* per person twin share

Extra/Bonus:

VALUE-ADD
Uprgade Package
Season 1:
• From $3,257* per person twin share
Season 2:
• From $3,416* per person twin share

Offer Ends:

20/02/2020

Unless sold out prior. Availability is limited.

Room/Cabin Information:

Room Type: Twin Share

Travel Dates:

Standard Package/Upgrade Package:
Season 1: 1 - 30 Apr, 1 Nov - 31 Dec 20
Season 2: 1 May - 31 Oct 20

Itinerary:

SAN FRANCISCO ARRIVAL
Day 1:
Arrive at San Francisco International Airport and proceed independently to your hotel.
Overnight: Hotel Whitcomb (STANDARD PRICE) or Cova Hotel (UPGRADE PRICE)
SAN FRANCISCO
Day 2:
Discover the adventures the city has to offer as you cycle your way along the coast, experience the vibrant neighbourhoods, and witness the world Famous Golden Gate Bridge on your rental bike (included). Cross the bridge for spectacular views from Sausalito and take the ferry back for an up-close view of Alcatraz (optional). After your journey touring the city and taking some time to relax, ride your bike and make your way to some of the city’s well-known neighbourhoods and hidden gems to get a taste of their various cuisines. Visit exciting San Francisco hot spots such as Union Square and Fisherman’s Wharf, and enjoy a savory dinner at restaurants in
Chinatown or Little Italy.
Overnight:
Hotel Whitcomb (STANDARD PRICE) or Cova Hotel (UPGRADE PRICE)
SAN FRANCISCO
Day 3:
Today, get a unique perspective and take in the beautiful sights the Golden Gate city has to offer on an exciting hike where you share the path
with locals staying active, walking their dogs, or simply escaping the busy city to appreciate the beautiful scenery of the Bay Area. Some of San Francisco’s best nature can be found on various hiking trails that include Muir Woods, featuring the redwood forest, The Presidio, offering an uninterrupted view of the ocean, and the Batteries to Bluffs Trail, allowing you to get up close to the
historic Golden Gate Bridge. Make sure to have your camera ready and grab those postcard perfect pictures to share and keep before you embark to your next destination.
Overnight: Hotel Whitcomb (STANDARD PRICE) or Cova Hotel (UPGRADE PRICE)
SAN FRANCISCO - SONOMA
Day 4:
After picking up your rental care and leaving San Francisco behind, your journey continues further North to Sonoma County, well-known for
its exceptional wineries. On your way, spend the afternoon in the hub for American cycling, Santa Rosa, with roads tested by both world-class and
first-time riders. Outdoor activities are plentiful giving you the option to visit the Laguna de Santa Rosa or Trione-Annadel State Park to walk, hike, or bike through one of their many trails featuring ponds, native plants, and vineyard views. You can also make your way over to nearby tasting experiences at Kendall-Jackson Wine Estate & Gardens and Matanzas Creek Winery where you can add a garden tour, flight of wines, or learn about the best food and wine pairings (optional).
Overnight: DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Sonoma Wine Country (STANDARD PRICE) or Hyatt Regency Sonoma Wine Country (UPGRADE PRICE)
Driving Distance: 44 MI / 71 KM
SONOMA
Day 5:
Following your introduction to Sonoma County, your adventure enters the Sonoma Valley where you will find no shortage of entertainment. The Sonoma Valley is rich in history and a perfect destination for hiking, biking, fishing, golfing, and more. Enjoy an overview of the area and its various wineries biking through Sonoma’s quiet and country roads. There are over ten wineries popular trails include the Fallen Leaf Lake hike, perfect for families with gentle hiking trails filled with wild flowers during the spring, Skyline trail,
accessed by a lift (not included) for hikers looking for an exciting challenge, and Rubicon Trail, situated along the shorelines providing hikers with amazing photo opportunities. Following an active morning and afternoon, you will have plenty of dining options to choose from with many locally owned restaurants offering a unique environment and signature dishes.
Overnight:
DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Sonoma Wine Country (STANDARD PRICE) or Hyatt Regency Sonoma Wine Country (UPGRADE PRICE)
SONOMA
Day 6:
After experiencing Sonoma on two wheels, discover some of the valley’s scenic gems walking and hiking the neighbouring area. You can follow
hiking trails located in Sugarloaf Park, also home to the largest observatory in the western United States, or stroll through the Sonoma State Historic Park, providing you with the opportunity to visit the Mission San Francisco Solano (optional). In the Montini Open Space Preserve you can take a pleasant hike on the Sonoma Overlook Trail leading you to stunning views of the valley. Before the end of the day, make sure you make your way to downtown Sonoma. At Sonoma Plaza you will find wine tasting rooms, shopping, galleries, and restaurants with cuisine featuring local farm and harvest bites (optional).
Overnight:
DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Sonoma Wine Country (STANDARD PRICE) or Hyatt Regency Sonoma Wine Country (UPGRADE PRICE)
SONOMA - LAKE TAHOE
Day 7:
Continue to Lake Tahoe, where you will encounter the largest alpine Lake in North America nestled in the Sierra Nevada Mountains. At Lake
Tahoe, you will have the opportunity to bike away with calm paved roadways for the family and mountain biking for the more experienced traveller (optional). The Forest Bicycle Trail will lead you to the two beautiful Lake Tahoe beaches Pope and Baldwin. During your ride through the forest-filled
route, you can stop to visit the restored Baldwin Estate and Forest Service Visitor Center before heading back to rest up for the following day’s activities (optional).
Overnight:
Lake Tahoe Resort Hotel (STANDARD PRICE) or Tahoe Lakeshore Lodge & Spa (UPGRADE PRICE)
Driving Distance:
174 MI / 280 KM
LAKE TAHOE
Day 8:
On this day, the endless selection of hiking trails will encourage you to hop off your bike and explore Lake Tahoe by foot. Three of the more popular trails include the Fallen Leaf Lake hike, perfect for families with gentle hiking trails filled with wild flowers during the spring, Skyline trail, accessed by a lift (not included) for hikers looking for an exciting challenge, and Rubicon Trail,
situated along the shorelines providing hikers with amazing photo opportunities. Following an active morning and afternoon, you will have plenty of dining options to choose from with many locally owned restaurants offering a unique environment and signature dishes.
Overnight:
Lake Tahoe Resort Hotel (STANDARD PRICE) or Tahoe Lakeshore Lodge & Spa (UPGRADE PRICE)
LAKE TAHOE - YOSEMITE
Day 9:
Continue on to Yosemite, a highlight and iconic destination for anyone planning to visit the United States. Yosemite National Park, designated a UNESCO World Heritage site, covers over 1,000 square miles and provides
visitors with exciting wildlife, stunning waterfalls, giant sequoias, and an unforgettable experience. Take a nature walk following one of the best trails
in the National Park taking you along the Yosemite Valley on a wide and smooth path allowing you to calmly enjoy the natural landscape and
beautiful scenery.
Overnight:
Comfort Inn Yosemite (STANDARD PRICE) or Yosemite View Lodge (UPGRADE PRICE)
Driving Distance:
123 MI / 198 KM
YOSEMITE
Day 10:
Following an extraordinary Yosemite Valley hike, enjoy more of the world heritage site while you can. Take on a new rewarding challenge
by hiking Yosemite Falls trail. This is one of Yosemite’s oldest trails and leads hikers up to the top of the tallest waterfall in North America. Pack
lots of water and snacks to keep you energized throughout this experience. You do not need to reach the top to enjoy the amazing views of Yosemite Valley, Half Dome, and Sentinel Rock, and have your camera ready to capture stunning photographs you will definitely want to share.
Overnight:
Comfort Inn Yosemite (STANDARD PRICE) or Yosemite View Lodge (UPGRADE PRICE)
YOSEMITE - SAN FRANCISCO
Day 11:
Spend the morning soaking in the smells and sounds of Yosemite, before you slowly make your way back to San Francisco. Spend the afternoon exploring Oakland’s waterfront or take a detour and visit San Jose or Silicon Valley before arriving to your San Francisco Airport hotel. Overnight: Hotel Whitcomb (STANDARD PRICE) or Cova Hotel (UPGRADE PRICE)
Driving Distance:
167 MI / 269 KM
SAN FRANCISCO DEPARTURE
Day 12:
Transfer independently to San Francisco International Airport for your departure flight.

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