(San Francisco, Lake Tahoe)
Let the Golden Gate Bridge be your beacon on this discovery of the Golden State, California. Uncover the culture of San Francisco with a private guide, before a day trip along the world-famous Highway 1 route along the Pacific Coast, with a tour of Carmel and Monterey, as well as the renowned Pebble Beach viewpoint with the Lone Cypress. Leave San Francisco behind and travel to Reno, Nevada, former gambling capital of the United States, with stops in the viticulture and wine region of Napa Valley, and the state capital, Sacramento. Venture onward to Nevada's picturesque Lake Tahoe, known for its beautiful landscape, mountains & water sports. Take a Gondola ride on the top of the mountains and experience a sunset cruise while you discover this majestic place.
Meet your professional driver for an airport transfer with private vehicle.
Enjoy a private guided city sightseeing tour in a private vehicle with a professional driver-guide. You will be met at your hotel and whisked away to see what amazing San Francisco has to offer. Highlights during the tour include the Civic Center, Opera House, Mission Dolores, Twin Peaks, Golden Gate Bridge, Alamo Square, Cliff House, Fisherman Wharf, China Town and Union Square may be seen. After the tour, you will be dropped back off at your hotel.
Enjoy your private tour today. Departing San Francisco the tour takes you south on Highway 101 via the world famous Silicon Valley. You may drive via Santa Cruz on the way south to Monterey bay. Following the coastal highway 1, you can enjoy the charming Marina coastline, nestled along the edge of Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary. Follow the California rugged and Scenic Highway 1 along the bay down to Monterey Cannery Row. Visit Steinbeck's Cannery Row in the heart of Monterey. Cannery Row is home to California's largest population of sea lions. Explore the famous attractions or stroll along the ocean and enjoy a walk along the spectacular Monterey Bay to picture some sea lions along the Cannery Row shoreline. You will have quality time to explore the famous attraction such as the Monterey Bay Aquarium, go on one of the whale watching tours, visit the old Monterey Fisherman's Warf, shopping, walking along the beautiful shoreline or enjoying one of Monterey's best seafood restaurants overlooking the Bay. After Lunch, depart via Sunset Drive to the 17 Mile Drive, passing Pacific Grove's scenic coastline and the old light house. The 17 Mile Drive is a scenic road winding along Monterey Bay. The 17 Miles Drive provides 21 famous and spectacular turnouts along the picturesque coastline. Choose to make many photo stops at the best viewpoints such: The Bird Rock, a landmark and home to countless shorebirds and huge sea lions. The next stop is at the famous Lone Cypress viewpoint, the symbol of Pebble Beach, considered today as the 17 Mile Drive iconic landmark. After a break at Pebble Beach, travel along the golf course surrounded by fancy mansions down to Carmel-by-the-Sea, a small coastal charming town endowed with a rich artistic history. Explore the downtown or stroll along the pacific ocean and enjoy some panoramic views over the Bay and its dramatic lagoons including Pebble Beach. Carmel is also home to 1770 Mission San Carlos Borromeo de Carmel. Depart Carmel around 4:30 arriving back in San Francisco about 7:00pm.
Meet tour driver for a transfer to Reno via Napa Valley and Sacramento. The valley of Napa is actually divided into a number of designated wine grape-growing regions: Calistoga, St. Helena, Oakville, Rutherford, Yountville, and some other Outlying Areas. Napa Valley is home to hundreds of wineries and boutique wineries. Wine lovers can choose between elegant chateau wineries or small wineries located off the beaten path. A combination of both would be ideal to experience our Napa Valley wine tasting tours including Silverado scenic wine trail and its picturesque wineries and vineyards. Drive through the Marina district, the historic Presidio and across the Golden Gate Bridge to picturesque Sausalito. Stop for a wine tasting in Napa (not included) before you continue with Sacramento and Reno for your final destination.
Today visit one of the most impressive automobile museum in the country. The museum features more than 200 vintage, classic and special interest automobiles, most of them from the collection of the late gaming magnate Bill Harrah and offer you the opportunity of viewing ones of the most expensive cars in the world. Continue your tour with Virginia city, a mining town known for its gold and silver, cowboys, music and antique shops. Explore Nevada State Museum in Carson City with the old Carson City Mint built to mint coins from the silver mined in nearby Virginia City.
A 2.4 mile ride up the Heavenly Mountain Gondola will leave you breathless as you take in panoramic views of Lake Tahoe. On your way up, stop at The Observation Deck - a 14,000 square foot mid-station observation platform, located at 9,123 feet. Take in views of the Carson Valley, Desolation Wilderness and shore-to-shore views of Lake Tahoe.
Here's to more romance as you sail into the sunset toward Emerald Bay. With more variety and intriguing tastes, fabulous dining comes aboard. Against a backdrop of amazing views, enjoy our fresh menu as you cruise into the sunset and over to Emerald Bay. This cruise is a great opportunity to enjoy the unrivalled scenery and each other’s company.
Sleep in this morning and relax at your hotel.
Meet your private transfer for a private transfer to Reno.
Make your escape to the Radisson Hotel Fisherman’s Wharf and experience the exciting updates they have made throughout the property during multi-million dollar renovations completed in 2012. At Radisson Hotel Fisherman's Wharf, you will be just steps from San Francisco's best attractions, including ferries to Alcatraz, Ghirardelli Square, San Francisco's historic cable cars, as well as world-famous shopping, dining and entertainment at Pier 39.
Enjoy the excitement of Silver Legacy Resort Casino, a Reno hotel and resort located in the heart of Downtown Reno. Elegance and luxury surrounds you with over 1,700 rooms and suites. Immerse yourself in the captivating atmosphere of this beautiful hotel in Reno, where the Sierra Mountains create an exquisite backdrop for your getaway; offering world-class skiing, golfing and outdoor activities just minutes from the comfort of your spacious Reno hotel room.
Discover an alpine paradise at Hyatt Regency Lake Tahoe Resort, Casino and Spa. Nestled within the Sierra Mountain Range, the stunning locale of this newly renovated AAA Four Diamond Lake Tahoe hotel is a luxury lakeside setting for year-round pampering. Take a cruise on one of the private boats, and then tempt Lady Luck in the Casino. Ease tired muscles with a deep-tissue massage in the world-class spa, or bask in the sunshine on the private beach. Reconnect with family and yourself while enjoying the natural wonders in and around the remarkable Lake Tahoe, Nevada resort.
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