Silicon Valley Tour
Silicon Valley Tour
Silicon Valley Tour
Founded in 1962 as the Stanford Linear Accelerator Center built on the grounds of Stanfor University, it is the longest linear accelerator in the world with a length of 3.2 km (2 miles).
It is a private research university in Stanford, California, next to Silicon Valley and ranked as one of the best universities in the world.
It is a private museum, located in Palo Alto, CA. It is considered the birthplace of the HP company in 1939. It is not open to the public, only for corporate events.
Steve Jobs Garage
Located in Los Altos, this modest house was the place where a young Steve Jobs and Steve Wozniak created the first Apple computer and also Jobs’s childhood home.
The most used social networks on the planet. You can only take pictures of the famous “LIKE” in front of the office building.
Computer History Museum
In the city of Mountain View, we will stop at the Museum of Computer History (entrance fee) to present the history of the region and its technological development at different stages of time.
Take the time to buy a gadget in the “Google Shop” store located next to Androids Park, on the campus of 23,000 employees, with 3.5 million square feet of office space (80 acres) and 32,000 m2.
NASA Ames Center
Ames was founded to carry out an investigation in the wind tunnel on the aerodynamics of propeller planes; However, its function has been extended to include flight and information technologies. Ames plays a role in many NASA missions.
The next step in our trip, among the most advanced technology companies in the world, is the leader in the microprocessor industry, Intel, where you can visit the museum for free.
Steps from Apple Park is a special place they have created just for visitors. An architectural extension of the private campus offers a place to explore, shop, have a snack of a hot or cold drink for your convenience and attend Apple sessions, workshops or just relax on the exclusive rooftop terrace.
On our trip back to San Francisco, we will stop to see a photo of the Oracle office building with the 2013 Copa América winning catamaran in San Francisco Bay. The company specializes in developing and marketing database software products, cloud technology and enterprise. The third largest software manufacturer after Microsoft and Alphabet.
We offer a complete overview of San Francisco through the city's famous historic districts such as: Union Square, Financial Center, Chinatown, North Beach, Fisherman's Wharf, Pier 39, Golden Gate Bridge and Park, Twin Peaks, Haight & Ashbury, Castro District, Market Street, Alamo Square Victorian houses, Civic Center, City Hall.
The best of San Francisco
We begin the San Francisco city tour (see: "City Tour" itinerary) and towards the end we cross the Golden Gate Bridge and take you to Sausalito where you will enjoy the city and its beauties. The beautiful view of the bay will be part of the return journey to San Francisco with the ferry that arrives at Pier 39. From there the Cable Car will take you back to the Hotel.
3.30 hrs (CITY) + 2.30 hrs (ALCATRAZ)
San Francisco and Alcatraz
Best seller, the tour is sold exclusively in combination with the city tour. In high season it is best to book well in advance because it is not guaranteed the last minute booking. NOTE: do to the high demand for this tour, the confirmation will take from 4 to 5 working days.
Muir Woods and Sausalito
With a picturesque landscape, shops, art galleries, restaurants and a marina reminiscent of the Mediterranean Riviera, you will love the quintessential beauty of a typical small town. Then we will accompany you to Muir Woods Sequoia Park, where you will discover the tallest and oldest trees on earth.
Napa Valley is one of the most important travel destinations in the world. Breathtaking views at every turn with mustard crops in late winter, cattle and sheep farms, picturesque hills covered with vineyards all year round and cellars of all sizes dot the landscape. Visit this famous wine region through the idyllic scenery of Marin County and the charming Carneros hills south of Sonoma.
Monterey and Carmel
We will travel south towards Monterey along a good part of the coast with Highway 1. We will visit the town of Monterey which retains a unique place in the history of the state because in 1770 it was declared the capital of Alta California, at the time of the Spanish colonization. After crossing, the "17 Miles Drive", the famous coastal road with the most important golf courses in the United States, we will arrive in Carmel, a charming town overlooking the sea that has developed as a colony of artists and where Clint Eastwood, a famous film actor, he was honorary mayor.
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