Silicon Valley Tour

Silicon Valley Tour

Tarif/ on request
Stop for picture 7 Horas Participants min. 4

A trip to the (future) technology companies

This is the tour for technology and history lovers. We will have the opportunity to allow you to visit the most famous main offices of the silicon valley. Companies like Intel and its technology museum. Headquarters of Menlo Park on Facebook, Apple's new headquarters in Apple Park, Google with its official store and other interesting ones. A true technological leap for enthusiasts.

Historical Monuments

SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory, Stanford University, HP Garage, Steve Jobs Garage, NASA Ames Reserch Center,INTEL Museum, Googleplex, Facebook, Apple Park, Computer History Museum

Professional guide

Our guides have great experience and knowledge of the Silicon Valley and its history. They are always available to help you during the tour and at your disposal for any information and advice to better take advantage of the opportunities offered by the area and its surroundings.

Full narration / live narration

The tour is completely narrated in English with a guide who speaks your language. We do not use "audio recordings."

Easy access

You will travel in a comfortable minibus with a maximum of 9 passengers. Vehicles of this size allow access to areas where large buses cannot go. In addition, the small group allows guests to receive personalized information and explanations in a friendly context.

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Itinerary

Silicon Valley is the current name, coined in 1971 by journalist Don C. Hoefler, to indicate the southern part of the San Francisco Bay area. It was called "Silicon" because of the strong concentration of companies related to software, semiconductors and computers, based on silicon and "Valley" in the name of Santa Clara Valley. It substantially coincides with Santa Clara County. We want to point out to the client that the visit covers a linear road (highway) from San Francisco of approximately 70/80 km with stops along the way, in the most important companies. The first civil electronics company founded in Silicon Valley is Hewlett-Packard, founded in 1939 by two graduates of Stanford University; However, the boom occurred in the fifties, thanks to a large presence of universities and research laboratories concentrated in 60 square miles: Stanford University, the University of California at Berkeley, the SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory, the Center for NASA Ames Research and the Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory of LLNL. The campuses are often very modern and anonymous buildings covered in glass and surrounded by parking lots for employees and visitors. Technology companies are not open to the public and access is not allowed due to the sensitivity of innovations and ongoing research. Our visit will be limited to campus entrances with views of the buildings and their famous corporate logos. Google and Apple have a retail store where you can buy souvenirs and electronic products.

SLAC
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).
Stanford University
It is a private research university in Stanford, California, next to Silicon Valley and ranked as one of the best universities in the world.
Garage HP
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.
Facebook
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.
Googleplax
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.
INTEL Museum
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.
Apple Park
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.
Oracle
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.

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