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€215.72
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Wine Tours
6+ hours
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€164.11
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Bus Tours
6+ hours
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€174.43
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Bus Tours
6+ hours
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Bus Tours
5–6 hours
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€102.18
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Bus Tours
6+ hours
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Bus Tours
6+ hours
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Bus Tours
6+ hours
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  • Nino M
    1 contribution
    "Ru Vango" vinery was the best stops from three of vineries we have visited. I recommend this tour option
    Written 4 October 2022
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  • Kim B
    Des Moines1 contribution
    Our bus driver/ tour guide was full of good information. Our walk through Muir Woods was peaceful and relaxing. The coastal redwoods are beautiful. We had great seafood at The Spinnaker on the water. Relaxed by the bay for a while and then took the ferry back.
    Written 6 October 2022
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  • Matt
    1 contribution
    Amazing guide that provided interesting information all along the roadtrip. Meeting instructions were super clear, everything was right on time and the activities were winderful
    Written 5 October 2022
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  • Milagros PP
    6 contributions
    We are very demanding when it comes to this things and this tour was over our expectations. I would say that Brian was the best part of it. Not only he shared with us plenty of information about yosemite, but he also included explanatory videos to understand better the nature of the place. We highly recommend it!
    Written 6 October 2022
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  • Jeff
    Oakdale, MN1 contribution
    The Experience itself is a very long day. Lot of time on the bus. Nothing the company can do about that. But a great experience.
    Written 13 September 2022
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  • Rick
    Manchester, UK2 contributions
    Fun, charismatic and engaging tour. Three great vineyards and a fantastic tour guide.

    Picked up from our hotel and given the lowdown on San Fran neighbourhoods before getting over to Sonoma via Sausalito. We had the option to get dropped off via Sausalito to take the ferry back - which we opted for and had a wonderful sunset trip back to the SF port terminal
    Written 5 October 2022
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  • JoJo B
    Brooklyn, NY17 contributions
    This tour was definitely worth it and I highly recommend it. I was in San Francisco for just 4 days for a meeting and the tour gave me a great historical overview of the city and ideas of places to check out solo when I come back (and I will come back thanks to this tour). Kimmy was the best, most energetic, fun, funny, and knowledgeable guide one could ask for and made the best of any minor hiccups along the way. I enjoyed the wineries that came with some key tips from Kimmy and the lunch stop was awesome too. I loved, loved, loved the tour!
    Written 4 October 2022
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  • Yonatan S
    8 contributions
    That was a great experience which exceed our expectations! Casey the guide was great, the tour was well organized, and the wines were excellent!
    Written 6 October 2022
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  • Brian C
    3 contributions
    Muir woods- fantastic. If possible, go on an early or late visit to Muir- far less people, nice and quiet. We had a van of eight people from all over: Virginia, Omaha, Australia and Pennsylvania. James was super talkative in a good way. He narrated most of the way. Alcatraz. We wish we had more time there, but saw most of what we wanted to see. Everything moved along smoothly with no hassles. Do this tour and the Big Bus tour and you can say you've experienced San Francisco.
    Written 26 September 2022
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  • Wanderinglassie
    El Paso, TX33 contributions
    i enjoyed this trip. Yosemite was amazing and we had fantastic weather.
    The drive up the mountain was beautiful but very twisty and I did feel sick. Our driver/narrator was pleasant. Most of the narration didn't start until we hit the mountain. On the way back he showed a movie about a guy who climbed El Capitaine free style. We did a few toilets and snack stops as it is a long drive (4 hours there and back). We still had to wear masks on the bus (Ugh! but I understand)
    Pinning down the actual pickup time was challenging. TripAdvisor site said 6am, then 6.30am then ticket said 6.50am. I called the Incredible Adventures office to clarify pickup and was told to be at Union Square Hilton by 6.45am. Bus arrived about 7.10am. The bus was fine with about 20 people. I was impressed with the way the driver drove those roads up to the valley (not a lot of safety guards, but a lot of shear drops.) We drove through some cute little towns, and I wished we had stopped in them versus the grocery stores and heard something about them other than they were mining towns (I guess we had time limits). We had stops in stunning spots to take pictures (about 10mins) and 3 hours to walk around Yosemite Village and falls, get some lunch and check out Museum, falls, Indian Village and Ansel Adams Gallery. The views from the valley were just amazing such a beautiful place
    Written 5 October 2022
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  • ostrofskym
    Duluth, MN8 contributions
    This was an amazing experience and worth every cent to see these amazing places in a 5-6 hour period of time!!!

    Our tour guide, Brenden, was fantastic and shared so many amazing stories about San Francisco & surrounding area history. He was also really funny and entertaining!

    Well done, Dylan Tours!!!
    Written 6 October 2022
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  • Alan D
    Village of Golf, FL1 contribution
    I was in town and wanted to go back to Muir Woods. I enjoyed the additional city tour they offered and not much additional expense. My tour guide was so funny repeated everything twice and really understood the city.
    Written 4 October 2022
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  • travelfun2468
    Portland, OR2 contributions
    Good Itinerary and tour guide ... nice bus even if the seats were really close together with very little leg room! Enjoyed all the stops, wish we had more time in Carmel maybe less in Monterey. Highly recommend this tour!
    Written 11 September 2022
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  • lisa a
    3 contributions
    We had an excellent guide called Phil who was super knowledgable and fun. The only downside, and my group all agreed, was the timing. Too long at Muir Woods, not long enough in Sonoma, and the wineries were fairly mediocre, though very pretty.
    Written 20 September 2022
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  • 376j0ser
    San Juan, Puerto Rico4 contributions
    This is a long trip and tou only get about 2.5 hours in the Yosemite Valley so things you can do are limited but the place is beautiful and worth the trip.
    Written 6 July 2022
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