Getting off the beaten path in Napa Valley, kayaking against a backdrop of redwoods in Sonoma, sipping stellar vino at charming wineries, savouring picnics with local produce—and a view
Yesterday you kayaked through picture-perfect valleys—now your bike’s leaning against a tree while we unpack your picnic lunch and drink in the views. Napa Valley may be synonymous with good grapes but it’s the stunning scenery that sets it apart. So get ready to pedal, paddle and hike your way through the vineyards and wilderness of Wine Country, USA on an adventure that will keep you active, sampling local delicacies and maybe even getting a bit tipsy. Indulge in wine tastings, take in options like horseback riding or hot air balloons, and spend your nights in comfortable hotels. Like a full-bodied Napa vintage, this trip is sure to please.
- Hiking excursions. Kayaking on Russian River. Korbel Champagne Cellars. Wine tastings in Napa Valley. Scenic picnic lunches. Bike tours of San Fran and the Napa Valley. Park entrance fees and kayaking against a backdrop of Redwoods in Russian River.
- 5 breakfasts, 4 lunches, 2 dinners. (Allow USD100-125 for meals not included.)
- Comfort hotels (5 nts).
- Air-conditioned private touring van, kayak, hiking, bicycle.
- Chief Experience Officer (CEO) throughout.
- Small group experience; Max 12, Avg 10.
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Day 1 San Francisco (1D)
Meet at 8AM in San Francisco for a fascinating pedal along the city's scenic bike trail. Take in the seafood stalls at Fisherman’s Wharf, sea lions at Pier 39 and even pedal across the Golden Gate Bridge with a view of Alcatraz. Head to charming Healdsburg, with its hundred-plus wineries and gourmet cuisine, for dinner.
Day 2 Russian River (1B, 1L)
Morning transfer to Sonoma's Russian River for a half-day kayaking tour among the ancient redwoods. Keep an eye out for otters, heron, osprey and turtles and relax on the riverbanks with a picnic. Afternoon visit to the famous Korbel Champagne Cellars.
Day 3 Calistoga/Napa Valley (1B, 1L)
Biking off the beaten path through the breathtaking Napa Valley to Calistoga. Along the way, visit charming vineyards and enjoy a delicious wine country lunch of local produce and artisanal cheeses and breads.
Day 4 Calistoga (1B, 1L)
Free morning in sophisticated and friendly Calistoga. Relax and rejuvenate in renowned spas, discover world-class wines and explore artisan shops. Afternoon excursion to Napa's Bothe State Park's Redwood Trail to enjoy a hike and a picnic of wine and cheese before visiting a local biodynamic winery.
Day 5 Napa (1B, 1L, 1D)
Visit Lake Hennessey, a popular destination for kayaking or canoeing and hiking. We kayak in the morning and then take a hike along the lake for a chance to see white pelicans and golden and bald eagles. Return to Napa and enjoy a last group dinner.
Day 6 San Francisco (1B)
Morning wine tour or optional hot air balloon ride above the vineyards before we head back to San Francisco where our adventure ends at approximatey 5PM.