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The Best of Northern California

The Best of Northern California


7 days

9 cities

1 country



Discover the Magic of Northern California on a 7-Day Guided Tour in the U.S.

Savor the natural beauty and culinary delights of Northern California on a Limited-Edition Tour, traveling with a maximum of just 17 fellow guests. Beginning and ending in San Francisco, the City by the Bay, this trip will introduce you to its many delights, including the iconic Golden Gate Bridge. Gaze at the towering Redwoods of the Muir Woods National Monument, learn about bees and mead at the Heidrun Meadery in Point Reyes and visit charming Healdsburg. On the stunning Mendocino Coast, visit the Mendocino Headlands State Park, learn about preserving coastal ecosystems at the Botanical Gardens and admire the colors of Glass Beach. Unleash your senses wine tasting in Sonoma Valley and Napa Valley with some of the region's finest producers. With sustainable travel at the heart of your journey, dine on seasonal, locally sourced food and taste artisan cheeses or hand-crafted ales. Along the way, you'll discover all the best the region has to offer, including unique experiences and destinations not available to larger groups.


Start San Francisco, United States. End San Francisco, United States.


From time to time, your Travel Director will delight you with an Insight Flourish, which is a local specialty representing the destination.

Hotel and restaurant tips are included - you'll never have to worry about how much to give, nor search for foreign currency. We also include all taxes and porterage charges at hotels.

We carry your bags for you and promptly deliver them to your hotel door.

If your arrival and/or departure flights are as per the itinerary start and end dates, then transfers are available at scheduled times. If your flights are outside these times, or you have booked additional nights accommodation with Insight Vacations, you may purchase transfers or make your own way from/to the airport.

Our highly-skilled Travel Director will ensure your journey is seamless, serving as your expert guide, consummate organiser, and friend overseas. 

Personal radio headsets give you the freedom to wander during visits to famous highlights, without missing any of your Local Expert's fascinating commentary.

Stay connected with friends and family with our complimentary coach and hotel Wi-Fi (where available).


Experience enhanced hygiene protocols to align with the latest guidance following COVID-19. All Travel Directors, Well-Being Directors and Drivers have completed training in enhanced well-being and hygiene protocols.

Our Well-Being Directors take a proactive approach to your welfare ensuring all well-being regulations are met (available on tours with 21 or more guests).

Hand sanitizer is freely available on board for you to use throughout the day.

We only work with establishments we are confident will consistently adhere to our high well-being standards, which include hotels, restaurants and sight-seeing venues.