San Francisco to Mount Tamalpais - City Elegance, Fabulous Hikes & Natural Beauty
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Wine Country Trekking provides luxury European style hiking vacations from the gateway city of San Francisco to the California Wine Country with a focus on superb hiking, lodging, food and wine.
Our treks are designed for the discerning, active traveler. They are located in the beautiful San Francisco Bay Area and include premier lodging, daily hikes between inns and private winery appointments. The hikes are designed for the traveler to explore the most beautiful and interesting sights the area has to offer. The inns are chosen not only for comfort, but for their beautiful rooms, natural settings and proximity to fine dining.
Enjoy our 5 day/4 night trek vacation which wonderfully combines city elegance with fabulous hikes and natural beauty. The vacation begins in San Francisco, crosses the Golden Gate Bridge, and visits Sausalito and Muir Woods on beautiful Mount Tamalpais. The city nights provide an opportunity for sensational dining, while the days have lovely mountain and coastal hikes.
The trek includes 3 days of hiking from 9 to 10 miles (14 to 16 km). You will have the opportunity to sightsee and shop in both San Francisco and Sausalito, as well as relax at Muir Beach on the Pacific Ocean. Each night you will stay in premier lodging, ranging from charming country inns to luxury boutique hotels.
ADDITION RATE INFORMATION
Low Season: December - March, only $1050 per person.
Rates are based on double occupancy. Single occupancy rates are also available.
Day 1: Start Your Vacation In San FranciscoSan Francisco, California, United States
Start your vacation in San Francisco, staying near the famous Ghirardelli Square and Fisherman's Wharf. Enjoy the ambiance of this beautiful city strolling along the waterfront or riding on an historic cable car. Lodge in a luxury boutique hotel and you may choose to dine at a world class restaurant, recognized by both Michelin and Wine Spectator.
Hiking today: No planned hikes. Your personal Trail Guide will suggest local walks and sights to see.
Day 2: San Francisco To SausalitoSausalito, California, United States
Walk along the San Francisco waterfront, across the majestic Golden Gate Bridge, and into the historic village of Sausalito. Along the way enjoy splendid views of the City and Bay of San Francisco, including Alcatraz and Angel Islands. Your luxury boutique hotel and spa is on the waterfront in Sausalito, where you can enjoy the artists' studios, cafes, and restaurants of this charming town. Dinner this evening is at another Michelin recognized Wine Spectator restaurant.
Hiking today: 9 miles (14 km) with 250 feet (75 m) elevation gain and loss.
Day 3: Sausalito To Muir BeachMuir Beach, California, United States
Hike across the beautiful coastal hills in the Golden Gate National Recreation Area to the village of Muir Beach. Enjoy spectacular views of the rugged Pacific Ocean and the San Francisco skyline. Take time to relax on the sandy beach when you arrive in town. Tonight's lodging is a classic English Tudor Inn with an elegant salon for guests and a Pub reminiscent of Stratford-on-Avon where you'll enjoy classic pub fare paired with excellent local and international wines and beers.
Hiking today: 9 miles (14 km) with 2300 feet (700 m) of elevation gain and loss.
Day 4: Muir Beach To Mount TamalpaisMt. Tamalpais, California, United States
Hike onto Mount Tamalpais taking in the dramatic views of the Pacific Ocean. Descend into Muir Woods National Monument enjoying the ancient and magical redwood forest. Ascend through fern and redwood canyons to your destination: a romantic inn with beautiful views from every room! Relax on the expansive deck with other hikers comparing hiking and nature notes. You'll enjoy a delicious three course California cuisine dinner right at your mountaintop inn.
Hiking today: 9 miles (14 km) with 2100 feet (640 m) of elevation gain and 1100 feet (335 m) of elevation loss.
Day 5: Trek ConclusionMt. Tamalpais, California, United States
Your Wine Country Trek comes to an end.
Experience the wine country of California on foot in the European way, walking from inn to inn with your own travel partners. At the end of each day enjoy the luxury of a delicious meal, fine wine, and comfortable room. We make it simple by making all the arrangements and transporting your luggage. Our treks are self-guided so you can enjoy your own flexible schedule without tour groups or buses. We provide a detailed itinerary, custom maps, and excellent trail notes, so you can travel in confidence while enjoying the freedom of managing your own time.
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