September 15-20, 2023
Join WTA for a full Northern California wine country experience! Napa and Sonoma Valleys are known for their beautiful countryside, near-perfect weather year-round, luxurious spas, and world-class wine; making this tour one you don’t want to miss. Get ready to savor some of the best cuisines locally while sampling regional wines and artisanal cheeses. As your tour the historic downtown Napa, you will see this famous area’s wine region and where it all began. And if you’re a foodie, you will enjoy experiencing the gourmet culture and learning about the region’s culinary legends; this remarkable artisanal renaissance will leave you in awe.
- Activity Level
DAY 1 – September 15 – Arrive at Oakland International Airport (OAK), and private transportation will bring you to your accommodations for the week. After settling in, enjoy a welcome drink followed by dinner with your new travel companions.
Note: We recommend your flight arrives before 2pm on September 15 to allow adequate time to join the day’s activities.
DAY 2 – September 16 – Today, indulge in all that Napa + Sonoma Valley have to offer: wine! Your group will visit two unique wineries in Sonoma Valley, where you will learn about the winemaking process during a guided tour of the vineyards and barrel rooms, and savor the areal gourmet culture.
DAY 3 – September 17 – Discover wine country from the seat of a bicycle! Your group will pedal from Yountville to Oakville where you will enjoy a fresh lunch from Oakville Grocery. Shop their shelves for a little taste to bring home with you before turning back for Yountville. Take in the sights and smells as you spin your legs past miles and miles of vineyards.
Note: This excursion will cover approximately 8 miles roundtrip on a flat, paved trail.
DAY 4 – September 18 – FREE DAY in Napa. Feel free to explore downtown Napa, the heart of shopping, home decor, and art. Napa is a place where you will find gifts for everyone. Choose to join your hosts to see the historic Uptown Theatre.
DAY 5 – September 19 – Enjoy a memorable adventure aboard the Napa Valley Wine Train – a rail that was originally built in 1864. Your group will stop at amazing wineries while taking in the spectacular scenery and making your way through multiple delicious courses aboard the train. The Napa Valley Wine Train rolls by more than 100 wineries and grape-producing vineyards every day on its journey from Downtown Napa to Downtown St. Helena.
DAY 6 – September 20 – A private transfer will take you back to Oakland International Airport (OAK) for your connecting flight home.
*Please note that this is a tentative itinerary and it is subject to change.
- 6 days & 5 nights’ accommodations
- Single occupancy hotel
- Airport transfer
- Local transportation
- 2 Winery Tasting Tours
- Bike Rental and Ride
- Napa Wine Train Winery Tour
- FREE DAY to explore
- Daily breakfast
- Daily group lunch (excluding FREE DAY)
- Daily group dinner
WHAT’S NOT INCLUDED:
- Roundtrip airfare to and from Oakland International Airport (OAK)
- Travel insurance
- Items of a personal nature
- Meals not listed above
- Optional excursions and tours not listed above
- Gratuities and tips
Your trip is a BIG investment. If you cannot afford to lose the money you have invested to travel, for whatever reason, WTA strongly recommends you consider travel insurance. We encourage you to do your due diligence by researching and finding the best plan for YOU.
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- Traveler must make a NONREFUNDABLE deposit payment of $400 at time of registration to secure her spot.
- Monthly minimum payment of $400 is required every month until paid in full to keep your reservations current.
- Trip balance must be PAID IN FULL by June 15, 2023.
- Penalty of $250 will be assessed on any balance due after the June 15, 2023, final payment deadline.
- Cancel by July 15, 2023, for a 50% refund (not to include your nonrefundable deposit).
- NO REFUNDS after July 15, 2023.
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