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Half Day Sonoma Wine Country Tour

Tour Code: GOL-SFO-354
Duration: 1 Day
Tour Guide: English
Quality: Budget
Half Day Sonoma Wine Country Tour
  • 7 Days left
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Overview

Experience: UNESCO, Family

Extra (Excluded): Wifi, Meal etc...

Tour Guide:Chinese, English


Available Days :

Daily (2021-06-12 To 2021-12-31)

Highlights :

Visiting 2 wineries in Sonoma Valley County
Tasting fees at 2 winery already included
Perfect for those who are short on time
Excellent views of the beautiful Sonoma Countryside
Hotel pick up and drop off for many San Francisco hotels
Helpful guides and hosts

  • Vaccination certificate or a negative nucleic acid test within 3 days before the departure date.

Itinerary

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. On your way to and from Sonoma Valley you will cross the Golden Gate Bridge with breathtaking views of the San Francisco bay.

The Half Day Wine Tour departs from Fisherman's Wharf at midday and heads north, across the Golden Gate Bridge, through Marin County into the world famous Carneros Wine Region and the charming town of Sonoma.

This fun and informative Wine Country tour not only offers a taste of superb wineries in the region, but it also offers a chance to enjoy the splendour of the beautiful vineyards and picturesque Sonoma County as your guide escorts you from winery to winery. You travel in a minibus and group sizes are rather small. 
You will visit two highly regarded Sonoma wineries. One tasting fee is included, as well as a complimentary bottle of water and chocolate. There also will be some free time to enjoy historic Sonoma Plaza.

Attractions

Wine country, CA

The premium wine-growing region in northern California America is known as Wine County. The 400 wineries are operating in this region. It had been built in the mid of nineteenth century.


  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.

Pricing


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What's Included

Wine tasting fees for 2 wineries
Guided tour in a luxury coach bus
Hotel pick-up and drop-off


What's Excluded

Additional tasting fees at additional winery (approx. $10- $15 per person - 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.

Departure Location

Departure Location

  • Pick up from popular hotels in San Francisco at approximately 12:30 PM (Hotel Pickup time may Vary).

Return Location

  • Usually the same as departure location but different time. Some locations are only for pickup.

Important Notes

  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.

Policies

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

Reschedule any time before 48 hours. Once reschedule it can not be altered or cancelled.

Pricing

Responsibility

Follow Tour Guide instructions for COVID. Be cooperative.

FAQ

Where does my tour start?

Please confirm your hotel pick up at least 48 hours prior to departure. You will receive the specific details and contact information after redeeming your voucher online.

How long is the tour?

The tour takes approximately 5-6 hours.

How many tastings are included in price?

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)

Are children allowed on this 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)

What to wear?

We would recommend you to dress in layers as the weather can change quite rapidly

What kind of vehicle will it be?

You will be travelling in a mini coach bus with a knowledgeable tour guide

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