California Napa & Sonoma Private Adventure Tour

Wine Country Exploration & Majestic Redwoods


Since bursting onto the stage in the 1970s with a legendary chardonnay, California's wine country has been a haven for those who seek a Mediterranean climate, fine wines, and cutting edge cuisine. On this five day excursion, explore this land of rolling hills and coastal redwoods while sampling the cuisine and savoring the wines that made this region famous. Visit the best of Napa and Sonoma's wineries with two days of guided tastings. Hike along the coast, marveling at some of the tallest tress on the planet. Enjoy a delicious lunch of special dishes, planned to perfectly complement hand-selected wines. Relax and rejuvenate at an ideally-located, well-appointed accommodations, the perfect way to end the day.

5 Days

From: $3,295

Since bursting onto the stage in the 1970s with a legendary chardonnay, California's wine country has been a haven for those who seek a Mediterranean climate, fine wines, and cutting edge cuisine. On this five day excursion, explore this land of rolling hills and coastal redwoods while sampling the cuisine and savoring the wines that made this region famous. Visit the best of Napa and Sonoma's wineries with two days of guided tastings. Hike along the coast, marveling at some of the tallest tress on the planet. Enjoy a delicious lunch of special dishes, planned to perfectly complement hand-selected wines. Relax and rejuvenate at an ideally-located, well-appointed accommodations, the perfect way to end the day.

Highlights


  • Stroll through an old-growth redwood forest and see some of the tallest and oldest trees in California

  • Sample from wineries in the world-renowned Sonoma and Napa Valleys

  • Enjoy a multi-course lunch with wine pairings presented by St. Francis Winery

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Napa & Sonoma Private Adventure

Start: San Francisco, California  End: San Francisco, California

Start/End locations may vary. Do not book flights until your trip details are confirmed.

Itinerary


  • Drive to Sonoma

    Day 1

    After arriving at San Francisco International Airport, secure your rental car, and drive to tonight's hotel in Sonoma. Settle in and relax, perhaps joining the hotel's complimentary daily wine tasting happy hour.

    Accommodation: Fairmont Sonoma Mission Inn

  • Wine Tasting Through Sonoma Valley

    Day 2

    Meet your private driver guide for a half day of fantastic wine tasting! Home to more than 500 wineries, Sonoma Valley's unique location makes for a very diverse wine region. With a climate slightly cooler than Napa Valley nearby, the result is fabulous red and white wines, including chardonnay, cabernet sauvignon, and pinot noir. Visit two wineries today, carefully selected with your taste palate in mind, in the company of a knowledgeable guide. Return to the hotel in the late afternoon to relax and enjoy the pool or spa.

    Accommodation: Fairmont Sonoma Mission Inn

    Meals: Breakfast

  • Hike in Armstrong Redwoods

    Day 3

    Get ready for a lovely day of hiking in the redwoods! Meet a private guide this morning for a hike in Armstrong Redwoods State Reserve. California's coastal redwoods are the world's tallest living things and are also among Earth's oldest, capable of surviving for over 2,000 years. Listen as your guide shares the history of the reserve and points out some of the most notable trees.

    After freshening up, head to St. Francis Winery for a special multi-course wine pairing lunch. Enjoy a selection of small dishes, carefully paired with hand-selected artisan wines, while soaking in stunning vineyard views- a truly decadent afternoon.

    Accommodation: Fairmont Sonoma Mission Inn

    Activity: Customizable hiking

    Meals: Breakfast, Lunch

  • Wine Tasting Through Napa Valley

    Day 4

    After a leisurely morning and breakfast at the hotel, get a deeper understanding of wine as you meet a private driver guide for an afternoon of wine tasting in Napa Valley. Home to more than 400 wineries, the Napa Valley is world-renowned for producing some of the world's best full-bodied cabernets, fruity merlots, and buttery chardonnays. Visit two different wineries today, again selected to match your preferred flavor palate.

    Accommodation: Fairmont Sonoma Mission Inn

    Meals: Breakfast

  • Depart San Francisco

    Day 5

    After a final breakfast this morning, drive to San Francisco International Airport to return your rental car and board your homebound flight.

    Meals: Breakfast

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Dates & Prices


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  • Inclusions

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Dreaming of an adventure designed exclusively for you? With insider access and decades of experience, our travel experts create custom tailored adventures that are perfect for families, couples, and large groups. MT Sobek's custom adventures are designed to our exacting standards and led by our award-winning adventure guides.

When to start planning? Earlier is always better when designing a custom trip. More time allows for better availability of preferred accommodations, guides and your desired activities. Ideally, start the conversation with us at least 6 months before you want to travel. If you are looking for a custom trip that departs within three months, chances are greatly diminished in securing requested accommodations and the best guides.

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Inclusions

Price Includes


  • Accommodations as noted in the itinerary, including all taxes and resort fees
  • Meals as noted in the daily itinerary
  • All special equipment required for activities
  • Final electronic documentation package
  • Trip logistics, operations and monitoring during travel
  • All tours, transfers and activities as detailed in the itinerary

Price Does Not Include


  • Additional meals not noted in the daily itinerary
  • Entry fees to National Parks, museums and other attractions when not accompanied by a guide, unless listed on inclusions
  • Airfare, airport taxes or baggage fees for all flights
  • Optional activities and spa services
  • Personal expenses such as medical immunizations, laundry or souvenirs
  • Discretionary tips for guides, drivers and resort staff
  • Optional travel protection
  • Rental car

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Your Guides


The best people to immerse you in a destination are the ones who live there, which is why we feature local Adventure Guides on our trips. Here are a few that you might meet on this adventure.

Local Guide

Local Guide

We work with only the most experienced and knowledgeable local guides on our trips. You will be in excellent hands with a fully licensed and accredited local guide who will share their expertise in everything from history and architecture, to culture and traditions, the best local cuisine, activities and crafts, or even shopping. Local guides live, breathe, and love their trips because as locals they are an integral part of their communities. Their connections run deep and pride in their piece of the world is contagious.

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Activity Snapshot

Day 3

Customizable hiking

Accommodations


A luxury resort and spa with access to the Sonoma Golf Club and complimentary wellness activities including yoga and fitness classes.

Fairmont Sonoma Mission Inn
Fairmont Sonoma Mission Inn

Nestled in the heart of the famed Sonoma Valley, Fairmont Sonoma Mission Inn & Spa is a full-service destination resort. The resort provides guests with exceptional spa services, access to championship golf at neighboring Sonoma Golf Club and numerous complimentary wellness offerings including daily hikes, yoga and fitness classes. The resort offers a variety of accommodations types yet all are beautifully appointed with Provence-inspired décor, modern amenities and a complimentary bottle of wine. Dining is a true highlight at Sante Restaurant, the inn's premier Michelin-rated restaurant.

Weather


Expect cool and foggy mornings and evenings on the coast with warmer temperatures moving inland.

 
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FAQs


How should I plan to dress?

While smart casual will carry you through the majority of the trip\'s wine tasting activities, you may want to consider sturdier shoes for the hiking portion, dressier clothes to take advantage of the resort\'s dining, and comfortable athletic clothing for the yoga and fitness classes.

Do I need to bring swimwear?

The resort has a swimming pool and the spa requires swimsuits in all public areas. You\'ll want to take advantage of both!

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Guest Reviews


"We have traveled throughout the world, but never experienced a level of service and attention to detail as we did with MT Sobek."

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"I've taken six MT Sobek trips and they have all exceeded my expectations. The staff, the food, the logistics and the communications have always been exceptional. Thank you for being my "go to" adventure travel company!"

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