UCSF Lupus Conference 2019 - Incredible Adventures

Visit the stunning ancient redwoods of Muir Woods, sip award-winning wines in Napa and Sonoma, explore San Francisco on a comprehensive city tour, or taste an incredible assortment of food you won’t find anywhere else!

In addition to the following tours, we also offer tickets to some of the best experiences in San Francisco. You can purchase tickets to the Academy of Science, Aquarium of the Bay, and San Francisco Hop-On Hop-Off Bus tickets through us!

Incredible Adventures is partnering with Wine Country Destinations the Destination Management
Company for your group and will have a Tour Desk located at the conference for additional questions and assistance.

Incredible Adventures is an outdoor travel company that specializes in small group tours from San Francisco. We promote “Green Business” and sustainability of the destinations we visit through the use of eco-friendly renewable alternative biofuels. We focus on small group tours to minimize the environmental impact of our business.

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Private Wine Country Day Tour

Muir Woods and Sausalito Half Day Tour

Tendernob Food Tour

San Francisco City Tour

 

Tours that don’t reach the minimum capacity will be subject to cancellation.
Participants will be notified at least 24 hours prior to departure and be given the option to reschedule to another tour or receive a full refund.

 

Go beyond tasting and fully immerse yourself in Wine Country on an all-inclusive tour of award-winning wineries in both Napa and Sonoma Valleys! Come with us on a whirlwind, wine-tastic adventure across the iconic Golden Gate Bridge, through the Marin Headlands, and into the rolling hills of California’s breathtaking Wine Country.

Upon arrival in Sonoma, you’ll embark on a tram tour of the Benziger Family Winery and learn about the art and science of biodynamic winemaking as you tour the crush pad, wine caves, and more. Follow the winemaking process from roots to glass to see how wine is made, bottled, aged, and distributed. Finally, back in the tasting room, you can enjoy the fruits of these labors!

After the vineyard tour, you’ll relax with a locally-sourced picnic lunch, and then visit Imagery Estate Winery where you’ll taste unique wines from uncommon varietals.  Finally, it’s off to Napa Valley for more tasting at either Bouchaine or Etude Winery, and exploring in the region that put United States wine on the map. Learn the history of this famed valley, and why it produces some of the most sought-after wines in the world!

Highlights and Inclusions:

  • Tour Napa AND Sonoma Valley
  • Benziger winery guided tram tour
  • Visit the wine caves and see how wine is made behind the scenes
  • All inclusive tastings at 3 award-winning wineries!
  • Locally-sourced picnic lunch
  • Cross the Golden Gate Bridge
  • Sightsee in the Marin Headlands
  • Learn about biodynamic wine-making
  • Full-time professional, knowledgeable guide
  • Transportation to/from Wine Country in biofuel mini-coach

Departure: 4/6/19 at 8:15 am (Marriott Marquis, San Francisco)

Transportation: Eco-friendly, comfortable transport in a biofuel mini-coach (14 passengers max)

Not included:

  • Guide gratuity (optional)

On this half-day tour, you’ll wander through ancient groves of coastal redwoods at the Muir Woods National Monument and take a leisurely walk along the historic flower-lined sidewalks of Sausalito.

First, you’ll get a quick narrated tour through the beautiful seaside Mediterranean-style town of Sausalito, as well as two hours of free time to explore their charming oceanside shops and experience their delicious food scene. After that, you’ll be on your way to Muir Woods!

If you’ve never seen an old-growth redwood forest, prepare for a full sensory experience. Just a quick 30 minutes from downtown San Francisco, Muir Woods contains trees between 800 and 1,200 years old. You’ll take a full hour and a half to roam through this ‘living museum’ where you can walk among the towering trees that used to dominate the west coast from Santa Barbara to Washington.

Highlights and Inclusions:

  • Time to walk, hike, and explore Muir Woods
  • Time to explore and eat lunch in charming Sausalito
  • Muir Woods entry fee
  • Vista stop of the Golden Gate Bridge, Marin Headlands, and San Francisco Bay
  • Full-time professional, knowledgeable guide
  • Transportation to/from Muir Woods in biofuel mini-coach

Departure: 4/6/19 at 11 am (Marriott Marquis, San Francisco). Return by 5 pm.

Transportation: Eco-friendly, comfortable transport in a biofuel mini-coach

Not included:

  • Guide gratuity (optional)

Itinerary:

11 am – Pick-up from the Marriott Marquis, followed by a photo stop at the Golden Gate Bridge and time to explore and have lunch in Sausalito
1:30 pm – Depart for Muir Woods
2-3:45 pm – Explore Muir Woods. There are several accessible and easy walking trails in the national monument.
5 pm – Return drop off at Marriott Marquis

Come explore the Tendernob – San Francisco’s newest and hottest culinary scene. Drawn by inexpensive rents, some of San Francisco’s most innovative chefs and restauranteurs have been honing their craft in this up-and-coming neighborhood. Set the trend, be in the know, go behind-the-scenes, and impress your friends with your local knowledge by eating your way through the neighborhood on this Tendernob Food Tour.

 

EXAMPLE TASTING MENU

  • Nosh on Nepalese momos (dumplings) at a neighborhood spot
  • Try San Francisco’s best Pho (a Vietnamese broth-based noodle soup) at multi-generation family owned Northern Vietnamese restaurant
  • Eat Carolina style BBQ at local neighborhood institution serving up delicious Southern cuisine
  • Get your taco fix with the photogenic jackfruit tacos at a neighborhood taqueria
  • Sample tastes of Northern Thailand like a Massaman curry, coconut chili fish curd wrapped in a banana leaf, or fried banana with coconut ice cream
  • Enjoy dessert: San Francisco’s best croissant bread pudding or caramel rolls at a local hidden gem

Highlights and Inclusions:

  • 4 course tastings (with optional upgrade of 3 alcohol pairings)
  • A knowledgable guide to walk you through San Francisco’s history through food
  • Behind the scenes talks with local San Francisco chefs to learn how food is made

Departure: 4/6/19 at 11:30 am. Your guide will meet you at Marriott Marquis and you will depart on foot – it’s only a short walk to the first destination!

Transportation: Walking tour through San Francisco’s hip Tendernob District

Not included:

  • Guide gratuity (optional)
  • Alcohol pairing at an extra cost.

See the Golden Gate Bridge, the winding streets of Lombard Street, bustling Chinatown, the sea lions of Fisherman’s Wharf and more on this whirlwind tour of the City by the Bay! And don’t forget to take the opportunity to visit iconic Alcatraz Island for their one-of-a-kind audio tour.

Highlights and Inclusions:

  • (Optional – Additional Cost) Day tickets to the famed Alcatraz Island
  • Knowledgeable guide and driver to show you the most iconic spots in San Francisco
  • Transportation

Departure: 4/6/19 at 10 am. You will start with a modified city tour before departing for Alcatraz at 1:30pm. All ticket collection will be handled by Incredible Adventures for expedited service and we will let you know the solid itinerary on the day of the tour

Transportation: Biofueled mini-coach for the city tour, hybrid ferry to Alcatraz Island (with stunning city views!)

Not included:

  • Guide gratuity (optional)

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