California Dreamin': Monterey, Yosemite & Napa

This is the essence of Northern California, from fine wine and freshly caught seafood to vibrant cities and nature on an epic scale. Discover Monterey's Fisherman's Wharf, Old Sacramento and Pier 39 in San Francisco. Witness the stunning views along 17-Mile Drive. Meet a local farmer and visit an almond orchard. Enjoy an olive oil tasting and lunch during an informative presentation. Marvel at the unspoiled beauty of Yosemite National Park. Glide on the pristine waters of Lake Tahoe on a classic yacht. Sip local wines in Napa Valley and enjoy a farm-to-table lunch. Embrace the laid-back life of the Golden State.

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Tour Operator
Collette
Offer
Offer valid through 9/30/2024
Duration
8 Days
DayDestinationDescription
Day 1MontereyFrom the rugged coastline of the Pacific Ocean to Yosemite National Park, Lake Tahoe to Napa Valley, the scenery, history, and culture of northern California is unparalleled. Your tour opens in Monterey, a seaside city with a rich history and gorgeous scenery.
Day 2MontereyThe morning is yours to relax or explore this charming city independently. Perhaps you'll visit the renowned Monterey Bay Aquarium* or walk along Monterey's Path of History - a self-guided tour of the city's historic landmarks. This afternoon, the scenery of your dreams comes alive as you travel along the famed 17-Mile Drive to Carmel. See the Lone Cypress Tree, Seal Rock, and prestigious Pebble Beach Golf Course before relaxing over dinner at a local restaurant.
Day 3MontereyTravel northeast toward California's Central Valley to Modesto, your base for visiting Yosemite and home for two nights. While Modesto is a city, it has a small-town atmosphere. Once you get there, visit a family-owned olive oil producer for an informative presentation, olive oil tasting, and lunch. Afterwards, meet a local farmer and visit an almond orchard. Tonight, sit down with your fellow travelers for dinner and continue to savor those local flavors.
Day 4ModestoDramatic waterfalls to soaring granite peaks, Yosemite will leave you in awe. Enjoy a scenic drive to the gates of the national park, where you'll travel by coach through Yosemite's unrivaled landscapes with an expert guide. Natural wonders abound as you stand before El Capitan, and take in breathtaking vistas including Half Dome, Tunnel View and Yosemite Falls.
Day 5ModestoArrive in Sacramento, enjoying time on your own for lunch in Old Sacramento - a historic Gold Rush-era neighborhood filled with over 60 restored buildings, wooden sidewalks, and antique gas lamps. Then, it's your choice! Visit the California State Railroad Museum and explore the detailed exhibits with a guide -OR- peruse a collection of Californian art and European master drawings on a guided tour of the Crocker Art Museum. Dinner is included tonight at a local restaurant.
Day 6SacramentoTravel over the Sierra Nevada Mountains to the resort town of Lake Tahoe. Board a classic yacht-style vessel for a narrated cruise of Lake Tahoe's pristine waters. Discover the history of the area and explore the enclosed and open-air decks for ideal places to snap photos of the dynamic landscape and breathe in the fresh air.
Day 7SacramentoThe iconic rolling vineyards of Napa Valley welcome you today. Tour the grounds of a vineyard while learning about the wine-making process before enjoying a private tasting and a delicious farewell lunch. Raise a glass of locally produced wine and toast to your California adventure. Tonight, enjoy an evening to explore San Francisco as you please.
Day 8San FranciscoYour tour comes to a close today, leaving you with many pleasant memories.
Dates/Pricing

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DatePrice / DescriptionQuote
07/29/2024$3,199.00* (USD) / Land OnlyQuote
08/19/2024$3,199.00* (USD) / Land OnlyQuote
09/16/2024$3,199.00* (USD) / Land OnlyQuote
09/30/2024$3,199.00* (USD) / Land OnlyQuote
10/14/2024$3,199.00* (USD) / Land OnlyQuote
03/10/2025$3,199.00* (USD) / Land OnlyQuote
03/17/2025$3,199.00* (USD) / Land OnlyQuote
04/07/2025$3,199.00* (USD) / Land OnlyQuote
04/21/2025$3,199.00* (USD) / Land OnlyQuote
Lodging
Hyatt Regency Monterey Hotel & Spa - Monterey, CA, United States
DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel - Modesto, CA, United States
Hyatt Regency - Sacramento, CA, United States
Hotel RIU Plaza Fisherman's Wharf - San Francisco, CA, United States
Disclaimer
* NOTE: Tour prices are land only rates based on per person, double occupancy. Some dates may feature various changes in hotels, sightseeing and inclusions. Please confirm your specific itinerary at the time of booking. Government taxes and fees are additional. Land rates are guaranteed at time of deposit. Certain taxes and fees are to be paid upon exiting the country in local currencies.
Airfare is additional and is available through Collette Vacations.

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  • California Dreamin': Monterey, Yosemite & Napa

    From $3,199.00 (USD)

    This is the essence of Northern California, from fine wine and freshly caught seafood to vibrant cities and nature on an epic scale. Discover Monterey's Fisherman's Wharf, Old Sacramento and Pier 39 in San Francisco.

 
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