5 Hours to 48 Hours wineries in Sonoma Valley and Hop On Hop Of bus Tour
Tour Code: GOL-SFO-363
Duration: 1 Day
Tour Guide: English
- 7 Days left
Experience: UNESCO, Family
Extra (Excluded): Wifi, Meal etc...
Tour Guide:Chinese, English
Daily (2022-01-01 To 2023-12-31)
Visiting 2-3 wineries in Sonoma Valley County
Tasting fees at 1 winery already included
Hotel pick up and drop off at many San Francisco hotels
24 hour hop on hop off usage of the Official City tour
Live commentary and multilingual audio tour with 7 languages on the Official City Tour
See Golden Gate Bridge, Golden Gate Park, Fisherman's Wharf, Union Square and much more!
Knowledgeable guide and friendly hosts on the Wine tour
The Half Day Wine Country Tour is a pleasure for anyone who enjoys a good glass of wine or for those just wanting to experience the beautiful scenery of California’s wine region, but have limited time. In addition you can enjoy the city of San Francisco with all its major sites by using the Hop-On Hop-Off tour at your own pace.
The tour departs from Fisherman's Wharf in San Francisco at midday and heads north, across the Golden Gate Bridge, through Marin County into the world famous Carneros Wine Region and to the charming town of Sonoma.
1-Day Hop-On Hop-Off Pass
A suspension bridge spanning the Golden Gate Strait is known as Golden Gate Bridge. It connects the Pacific Ocean with San Francisco Bay.
The Golden Gate Park is considered the largest urban park in San Francisco. It holds several best attractions for visitors, like: The Japanese Tea Garden, the Music Concourse, the Stow Lake, the windmills, the Bison Paddock and many more.
Napa Valley is the county seat of Napa County and is located in California. The city has a total population of around 80,011 and the city was incorporated in the year 1872.
The home to hundreds of wineries in California is Napa Valley. The top wines of the world made by the fresh and variety of grapes are sold from these wineries in all over the world.
The order of itinerary may change without any notice depending on weather situations or for some other unforeseen circumstances.
The order of activities held during the tour is planned by the tour guide. So, it may be different from what is mentioned on the tour page. On fewer occasions, Tour Guide has to skip an attraction or few during the tour depending on weather, traffic, group interest or some other reason.
Some attractions are seasonal. So, when they are closed they will be replaced with some other attraction.
You can skip some optional activities during the tour and plan something on your own. Make sure that you coordinate with Tour guide and stay with the group with next activity. Please note you cannot stay on the bus if you skip some optional activity.
Probable hotel names are mentioned in the itinerary. It can be similar or a different hotel of the similar rating. Exact Hotel details can only be provided one day before the departure.
Maximum 4 people of any age can stay in 1 Room in the hotel.
These tours are conducted in a group. A group can have people of several cultures. We expect each person to coordinate with Tour guide to make sure things are on track.
Though attractions are optional but you have to at least take 2 attractions.
- Tasting fess for 1 wine tasting
- Guided tour in a luxury coach bus
- Hotel pick-up and drop-off for Half-Day Wine Tour
- 24 hour unlimited access of the Hop-On Hop-Off Official City Tour
- Additional tasting fees at 2nd winery (approx. $10- $15 per perosn - depending on the winery)
- Food and beverages
- Tips and gratuities
All the prices are listed in USD.
Tour display price is based on double occupancy. It is the price each person will pay if a group of two is traveling.
Prices may change without any notice.
Prices include hotel accommodation, transportation and taxes.
Admission Tickets to different places and meals are NOT included in the tour price.
Mandatory Tip for tour guide and driver are NOT included.
Only the tour guide can purchase entrance tickets for you. Pre-purchased tickets are NOT acceptable.
A free (i.e. Buy 2 Get 1 Free) person, not showing up on a departure date will result in a penalty. The penalty is usually the fourth person price, but it varies. Free person has to pay for some admission tickets that is included in the tour package price of Paid Person.
There must be at least one passenger of 18 years for every booking made with GoldenBusTours. For Children between the age group of 2 to 14 years, a different price will be charged. Please refer to Child price on our pricing calendar. Child Age may vary between different bus operators. Maximum 4 people of any age can stay in 1 Room in the hotel. If the 5th person is infant you will be charged normally then with the second room as an expense.
Activities are optional though, but each customer has to participate in 2 activities at least. No city pass allowed. Some attractions are mandatory. Each customer has to take part in them and have to pay for them in cash.
Arrive at departure location 10 to 15 minutes before the mentioned time to make sure you catch the bus on time. If in case you are late, the bus will not wait for you at the location and ultimately you will miss the entire tour (no refund in this case).
Return time on the website is just an estimation. Expect some variation always. Time may change depending on traffic and weather situations
There is a possibility that tour operator may use a shuttle to drop you off at the return location. It usually happens in the case of multiple return locations.
You can leave the tour at any place only after signing a Tour Departure Form for leaving the tour early.
Please note that price will stay the same even if you leave the tour early.
If you have booked a pre-tour hotel stay, then you will have to arrange your own transport from hotel to departure location.
If you have booked extra night hotel after the tour, then you will arrange transport from drop off point to hotel.
On West Coast tours some bus operators have a lot of departure locations. A slow start is expected on these tours.
Cancellation and Refund Policy
Free cancellation 4 days before departure date.
No Refund in case you miss the bus for any reason including flight delay.
Note: 6% processing and handling fee will apply to all refunds. This is the fee that our company bear at the time of processing the original transaction.
Reservation, Booking & Redemption
Reschedule any time before 72 hours. Once reschedule it can not be altered or cancelled.
Follow Tour Guide instructions for COVID. Be cooperative.
How many tastings are included?
Wine tasting fees are included for 1 winery; if you wish to do a 2nd tasting at the 2nd winery it is at own cost (approx. $10-$15 per person)
How long is the Half Day Wine Tour?
The tour takes approximately 5-6 hours.
Do I have to take both tours on the same day?
No. Your Half Day Wine Tour and your Official City Tour (24 hour ticket) can be used on separate days.
Where does my tour start?
For the Half Day Wine Tour, please confirm your hotel pick up at least 48 hours prior to departure by using the information you receive upon redeeming your voucher online.
The Hop-On Hop-Off Tour starts from Pier 41 (at the corner of Jefferson St. & Powell St.), San Francisco.
What to wear?
We would recommend you to dress in layers as the weather changes very fast in the San Francisco region.
Can children go on the Half Day Wine Tour?
Yes you can bring children on the wine tour but they cannot take part in any of the tastings (you must be 21 or older to taste or drink alcohol)