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Small Group Muir Woods with Napa & Sonoma Wine Tour

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icon10 hours  (approx.)
Hotel pickup offered
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iconOffered in: English
Good for avoiding crowds

Overview

Hike the redwoods and sip on world-class wine on this Muir Woods wine country day trip. Led by an expert guide, enjoy views of the San Francisco Bay and Marin Headlands as you travel to the trails of the famous Muir Woods. After admiring groves of California redwoods, head to Sonoma and Napa Valley for an afternoon of wine tasting. There, sample wine and cheese at a handful of notable cellars before returning to your original departure point.
  • Day trip to Muir Woods, Napa, and Sonoma from San Francisco
  • Hike the trails and check out the visitors center at Muir Woods
  • Enjoy views of the San Francisco Bay, Alcatraz, and the Marin Headlands
  • Tempt your palate with wine, and cheese samples in wine country
  • Complimentary hotel pickup and return from most San Francisco hotels

Why Travelers Choose This Tour

Tastings at top wineries and a safe ride are included on this small-group escape.
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Transport and guide
Hotel pickup and drop-off
Wine tastings at two wineries
Muir Woods - $15 entrance fees (16 years old & older), FREE (15 years old & under)
Breakfast, lunch and dinner
Additional wine tastings ($15-25)

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8:00 AM
We pick up at most central San Francisco hotels and hostels between 8:00am and 9:00am, pick up times vary based on location.
Your tour begins with pickup at your San Francisco hotel. Accompanied by your guide, head out of the city and across the Golden Gate Bridge, with views of Alcatraz and the city skyline on the right and the outstretched Pacific Ocean to the left. Admire the hills of the Marin Headlands as you approach Muir Woods, and feel the scenery begin to change from urban metropolis to old-growth forest.

As you explore the tree-lined trails, take in the scents and sounds of this incredible living museum. Crane your neck to spot the tops of these ancient redwoods that run up to 250 feet (76 m).

Around noon, hop back into your coach and travel to wine country for an afternoon of tastings. For lunch, pop into a winery or over to the historic town square of Sonoma. The square offers delicious samples at Sonoma Jack’s Cheese Factory to pair with any bottles you’ve purchased, as well as boutique shops and the Mission San Francisco de Solano.

Enjoy stops at Napa and Sonoma wineries to sample a variety of top-notch reds, whites and dessert wine. 

Take in one last beautiful view of San Francisco from the Marin Headlands on your way back. Your tour concludes with drop-off back at your hotel.
Itinerary
Pass By:  
Golden Gate Bridge
Experience the grandeur of Muir Woods and explore California's gorgeous Wine Country in one great tour! You'll begin your day by crossing the Golden Gate Bridge and passing through the beautiful Marin Headlands on your way to Muir Woods National Monument.
Stop At:  
Muir Woods National Monument
Here you will spend over an hour strolling among some of the tallest trees in the world. Take the flat boardwalk along the creek or break a sweat on one of the steeper trails along the canyon. Make sure to keep an eye open for salmon and banana slugs!
Duration: 1 hour 
Admission Ticket Not Included
Stop At:  
Sonoma Plaza
Continuing north, you’ll stop for lunch in Sonoma Square or have a picnic lunch among the vines! If there’s time, make sure to meander through historic Mission San Francisco de Solano, sample cheeses at Sonoma Jack’s Cheese Factory, and peruse the boutique shops of this quaint town square.
Duration: 1 hour 
Admission Ticket Free
Stop At:  
Napa Valley
Now is the time to kick back, practice your wine-swill technique, and enjoy the incredible selection of wines offered by our expert selection of wineries, one in picturesque Sonoma Valley and one in the famous Napa Valley. Our friendly hosts will take us through a variety of white, red, and dessert wines such as Bouchaine, Kieu Hoang, Homewood, Larson, Peter Cellars, and Robledo, among others. While each winery offers a selection of tastings included in this package, additional tasting fees may apply if you’re hankering to try a selection not on the tasting menu.
Duration: 3 hours 
Admission Ticket Free
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Must be 21 years to consume alcohol
  • This tour does not pickup from the San Francisco International Airport, Oakland International Airport or airport hotels
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Infant seats available
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 13 travelers
  • OPERATED BY Incredible Adventures
You can cancel up to 24 hours in advance of the experience for a full refund.
  • For a full refund, you must cancel at least 24 hours before the experience’s start time.
  • If you cancel less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time, the amount you paid will not be refunded.
  • Any changes made less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time will not be accepted.
  • Cut-off times are based on the experience’s local time.
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund.
  • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund.

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The answers provided below are based on answers previously given by the tour provider to customers’ questions.
Q:
What is the policy on sanitization during Small Group Muir Woods with Napa & Sonoma Wine Tour?
A:The policies on sanitization are:

  • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
  • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
  • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
See all safety measures taken by Small Group Muir Woods with Napa & Sonoma Wine Tour.
Q:
What is the social distancing policy during Small Group Muir Woods with Napa & Sonoma Wine Tour?
A:The policies on social distancing are:

  • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
  • Contactless payments for gratuities and add-ons
See all safety measures taken by Small Group Muir Woods with Napa & Sonoma Wine Tour.
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What measures are being taken to ensure staff health & safety during Small Group Muir Woods with Napa & Sonoma Wine Tour?
A:The policy on staff health & safety is:

  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
See all safety measures taken by Small Group Muir Woods with Napa & Sonoma Wine Tour.

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  • "If you are lucky enough to get Jill as a guide, you know you're going to have a good time." See review

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star-5
Top Notch Trip
Rachael_M
, Jun 2022
Carolyn our guide was super. We had a very enjoyable informative day. Loved every bit of it. The Muir Woods were fabulous, very relaxed stroll around the tall red woods. Excellent wine tasting experience, very generous samples😋.
star-5
Great experience that was so worth it!
Ashley_K
, Jun 2022
James our guide was knowledgeable, very nice and all the timing was perfect. We are from TN. and I feel I paid a fair price for the adventure that gave us a great experience. I’m so very very happy I found this before I hit the go button on something else.
star-4
Woods and wineries
Margaret_D
, Jun 2022
Guide was great. Muir Woods was spectacular. Nice small group to travel with in comfortable van. Timely pick up at hotel. Just would have liked more time in town of Sonoma to browse. Sonoma winery was great. Napa winery so-so. Full day- pick up was 8-9 am and we returned about 6 pm.
star-4
This was a fun wine tour...
Michael_C
, Jun 2022
This was a fun wine tour with an awesome tour guide (Kimmy)! It was a little disorienting to be asked to switch tours from Viator to Extranomical and the pick-up and drop-off schedule was rather long and circuitous, but overall I'd still recommend this getaway as a lovely introduction to Napa and Sonoma.
star-5
The tour guide Ellen was...
CHIENAN_P
, May 2022
The tour guide Ellen was professional and a safe driver. The tour began with a quick photo taking of Golden Gate Bridge. Then headed to picturesque Muir woods and stayed their about 45 mins which is enough for essential main trial. In the afternoon, Roche and Modonna winery were both nice. From the taste of wine perspective, I personally like Modonna more.
star-5
Great tour
catherinekennedy91
, May 2022
Great tour! Lunch stop in sanoma was a little rushed (1H) but tour was great! Wineries were lovely and your was very informative and comfortable. Would do again! Don’t forget to bring cash to tip your tour guide!
star-5
Excellent Tour Guide
Tressa_C
, May 2022
Our tour guide, Brittney was phenomenal!!! She set the tone for the trip. Was a wonderful day. Sonoma Square for lunch was beautiful.
1 traveler found this review helpful
star-4
Good way to see Muir Woods and a taste of wine country
Sherri_J
, Apr 2022
Our driver was Ron, and he was great about making sure that we got to see as much as possible in the time we had. We got to stop for photos on both sides of the Golden Gate bridge and had enough time at Muir Woods to see most of the park at a leisurely stroll. We stopped for lunch in Sonoma Square and had plenty of time to eat lunch and stroll around the shops. The first winery we went to in Sonoma, Robledo, was a bit of a let-down, as they did not provide a tour or any information on the production of the wine. The host poured us samples of four wines, and briefly described their flavor characteristics, but that was it. The second winery in Carneros, Ru Vango, was much better. Our host provided a lot more information about the winery and the wine-making process. He poured us samples of three wines, but after a little persuasion, he also gave us a sample of their Pinot Noir, which was quite good. We wandered out into the vineyard to see the vines up close and were entertained by the many hawks who patrol the property for unwanted invaders.
star-5
Great experience and amazing service
Anjan_B
, Apr 2022
The guide on our tour, Mitch, was informative, funny, and engaging while giving us enough time to explore at every stop. He provided a lot of information not just about viticulture in Sonoma and Napa but also about San Fransisco and cool places to check out. I plan to take their other tours when I’m visiting and cannot recommend them highly enough.
star-5
Great short tour, wonderful guide, beautiful views, and lovely wine
Marcin_P
, Apr 2022
Walking through Muir Woods and sipping wine between grapevines were the highlights of my day. Our guide, Kate, did a fantastic job driving us around, telling stories and answering our questions.
star-5
Our guide was very...
MARYSUSAN_M
, Mar 2022
Our guide was very knowledgeable about the area plus we had quite a few shared experiences with different locations across the US. He was lots of fun as well as the other people in our group. Everyone had a blast. Would go with them again in a heartbeat.
star-5
Girls trip 2022!!
Janet_C
, Feb 2022
My friends and I had a great time on this trip! Jay was a awesome tour guide. He made the trip so much fun! He gave us a lot of history and and served as a photographer for our group. Jay was really a wonderful tour guide. I highly recommend this tour.
star-5
Must do tour!
Michelle_N
, Feb 2022
This was one of the best tours. Parker was the best guide. He was knowledgeable and made the tour fun! I highly recommend this tour. The two wineries we went to were great and had really good wine.
star-5
A trip not to be missed
Paul_C
, Feb 2022
This was a brilliant day trip, made very interesting and entertaining by our guide Jay. All was excellent, but the wine tasting at our final stop in the Napa Valley allowed us to try some truly magnificent wines one costing $300 a bottle. Rudy Mayers our wine tasting room associate was so knowledgeable and fascinating to listen to. My wife and I would highly recommend this full day trip
star-5
A Relaxing Day
Karen_K
, Jan 2022
Jay was a great guide told us all about the area. Muir woods was so beautiful but chilly be sure to bring a jacket. The 1st winery was so much fun our hostess was so knowledgeable and kind. The second winery was nice because we got to tour behind the scenes our hosts there were also very knowledgeable. It would if been fun to do one more but overall this was such a fun day with NY family.
1 traveler found this review helpful
star-5
Best tour!
Nataly_R
, Dec 2021
It was an absolute amazing experience! They did an amazing g job from point A to point Z. We were very very happy with the whole tour and of course of tour guide, Mich. Highly recommend this tour to anyone looking to do a tour that’s different and not the same as most, which is exactly what we were looking for!
star-5
wonderful Day
Sidney_H
, Nov 2021
The tour was wonderful. Muir woods was beautiful. The wineries were good and the people there super friendly. Jay the guide was great and knowledgeable. Would highly recommend him as a guide.
star-5
Small Group Big Adventure
Linda_L
, Nov 2021
Being picked up right outside our hotel was priceless! Jay, our fantastic guide & driver was wonderful, full of historic information and a great storyteller. Highly recommend going in small group much more fun! Muir Woods was closed due to previous bad weather, so we went Jack London National Park which was fine, then to Sonoma Plaza for a delightful lunch & some shopping ! Off to the wineries. We were a great group of people and enjoyed our tastings !!! We were in good hands with Jay who brought us safely back to San Francisco !! Highly recommend this small group adventure!!
star-5
Great tour. Just the...
Heather_G
, Oct 2021
Great tour. Just the right amount of time at each stop. Never felt rushed. Our tour guide/driver, Jay, was great.
star-4
Ellen was a great guide...
Joan_K
, Oct 2021
Ellen was a great guide and very attentive to our needs. I was disappointed in the wineries as I would have expected to have water or small crackers to clear the palate before moving to the next sample. Amble time at each of the two stops.

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