Private Tour of the California Gold Country

Tour Number

Activity Level

440646


Categories

Museums / Culture, Hiking and Walking, First Time Visitor, Adventure / Active

Details

Kid Friendly: Yes.

Friendly: No.

Maximum travelers: 4

Language(s)

explanation

English (fluent)

Fun Private Tour of the Old West & California Countryside


Leaving from Sacramento this customized adventurous tour travels across the western slope of the Sierra Nevada Mountains. It will allow you to go back in time and visit the old west and see the beauty and stunning scenery of the California mother lode region.
We will walk through the beautiful underground Mercer Cavern, visit the giant sequoias of Calaveras Big Trees State Park, and see the largest specimen of crystallized gold in existence today at the Ironstone Heritage Museum. As we travel through quaint gold rush towns our options are numerous and we will find the activities that best suit you.

Itinerary

- Sacramento hotel or prearranged pick-up location
- Mercer Caverns
- City of Murphys for lunch
- Calaveras Big Trees State Park
- Ironstone Vineyards Heritage Museum
- Dinner
- Return to your Sacramento hotel or prearranged location
Options:
- Numerous wine tasting
- Columbia State Historic Park
- Railtown 1897 State Historic Park "The Movie Railroad"

Meeting Point + Tour Duration

Meeting Point Options: Airport, Hotel, Address or Intersection

Duration: 10 hours

Due to the weather or traffic the length of the tour may vary slightly.
Adding additional activities will also lengthen our trip.

Transportation

Comfortable air-conditioned Chevrolet Tahoe.

What’s Included

Other: - My time & service as your local guide
- Transportation, fuel
- Bottled water
- State & National Park admission fees and permits
- Unlimited smiles

Estimated Local Cash Needed

80 USD - 20 USD - Mercer Cavern guided walking tour
60 USD - We will stop for meals along the route, Options exist in different price ranges.

What’s Extra

Other: - Meals and drinks
- Souvenirs and/or Incidentals
GOLD COUNTRY OPTIONS: (additional cost)
- Indian Grinding Rock State Park
- Horseback riding in the Sierra Mountains
- Stage coach rides
- Gold panning
- The California Caverns at Cave City
- Moaning Caverns
- Winery and hard cider tasting

Restrictions

I am not allowed to guide inside some state museums, state parks etc. due to local restrictions, but I will accompany you. Pets may not be welcome as they are not allowed on trails inside many park areas.

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    Tour Price

    500 USD(for up to 4 people) (duration: 10 hours) deposit ?

  • Tour Number

    Activity Level

    440646


    Categories

    Museums / Culture, Hiking and Walking, First Time Visitor, Adventure / Active

    Details

    Kid Friendly: Yes.

    Friendly: No.

    Maximum travelers: 4

    Language(s)

    explanation

    English (fluent)

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