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Luxury Tailor Made Travel

Tailor Made Northern California

8 days

Private journey designed for you

Travel with your private party on this Luxury Tailor Made Journey, departing when you choose and with expert local guides leading the way; you can even customize the itinerary to your interests.

Northern California combines natural beauty, storied history and refined urban living like few other places in the United States, and this journey introduces you to the region’s alluring wilderness and its cultural attractions, led by experts who know every highlight and hidden gem.

A&K Advantages

  • Get to know the City by the Bay with a privately guided walking tour of San Francisco
  • Explore Yosemite National Park on a full-day privately guided excursion, and see larger-than-life El Capitan, Half Dome and Yosemite Falls
  • Ride the Buena Vista Pass on a private horseback trail and experience Yosemite just as the cowboys and settlers once did
  • Kayak in the Elkhorn Slough off the Monterey coast, a sheltered inlet abundant with seals, otters and birdlife, on a privately guided aquatic adventure
  • Go on a private, behind-the-scenes visit to Monterey Aquarium to see how aquatic wildlife lives and thrives in this world-renowned facility

Itinerary at a Glance

Day 1
Arrive San Francisco, California
Day 2
San Francisco | Exploring the City by the Bay
Days 3–4
Yosemite National Park | Natural Wonders Up Close
Day 5
Yosemite National Park | Horseback Ride Along the Pass
Day 6
Monterey | Sea Kayaking Adventure
Day 7
Monterey | Behind the Scenes at the Aquarium
Day 8
Depart San Francisco

Enhance Your Journey

Elevate your experience with a host of options available for an additional cost.

Private Catamaran Sail

See some of the bay’s most popular attractions up close and personal on a two-hour, private sunset catamaran cruise. Sail around Alcatraz Island and underneath the Golden Gate Bridge, admiring the city’s famed skyline and perhaps catching a glimpse of marine wildlife, including pelicans and sea lions.

Private Biking Adventure

Set off with your private guide on a private bike tour of San Francisco, complete with a thrilling ride across the Golden Gate Bridge.

Contact an A&K Travel Consultant at 800 323 7308 or speak to your travel professional for pricing and additional details.

Preparing for Your Journey

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Essential Information

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Passports & Visas

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CDC Information

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