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Tailor Made California Tours


Escape to the mountains, deserts, and beaches of the Golden State.
Private tours, designed by Californians.


Our private expeditions match you with exclusive guides in each destination, ensuring everything is skillfully curated to your specific needs and interests. Go at your own pace and discover the beauty of California, privately.


California is a veritable playground for families. Create lasting memories with your toes in the sand, grasp hands to wrap your arms around a redwood, and marvel at nature’s wonders together. We craft priceless moments and specialize in engaging travelers of all ages and abilities.


On our self-driving tours, it's just you and the open road. We'll take care of all the planning and booking, and our expert guides will meet you every step of the way, leaving you to enjoy the freedom of motoring between cities and national parks, and road tripping between beaches and forests.

California Tours

From towering peaks to sunkissed beaches and pulsating cities to misty redwood groves, California truly does have it all. With A-list destinations like Yosemite and Death Valley and lesser-known gems like Ancient Bristlecone Pine Forest and Channel Islands National Park, California is every nature’s lover’s dream. The Golden State also boasts a cornucopia of incredible wineries, world-class breweries, and inventive eateries; beaches for every kind of bum; and a fascinating 1849 Gold Rush history. And that’s before we even mention the stardust of Los Angeles, the charming colonial vibes of Santa Barbara and the quirkiness of unforgettable San Francisco.

California Tours

Pacific Coast Highway Adventure

Traverse breathtaking seaside cliffs and charming coastal hamlets on this 8-day Pacific Coast Highway Adventure along one of America’s …

8 Days

Starting from $3,490 per person

Mountains, Deserts and Moonscapes

This unforgettable 8-day Mountains, Deserts and Moonscapes Expedition will take you to the most remote and spectacular corners of this …

8 Days

Starting from $3,490 per person

North Coast Redwoods and Wine Country

Experience the incredible exotic variety of the Northern stretch of California’s famous Pacific Coast Highway on this 7 day North …

7 Days

Starting from $3,290 per person

Southern California Beaches & Channel Islands Expedition

Soak up the sun, sand and salt on this languid 8-day Southern California Beaches and Channel Islands Expedition. First spend a few …

8 Days

Starting from $6,490 per person

Yosemite & Trekking the John Muir Trail

Dust off your hiking boots for this 8 Day Yosemite and Trekking the John Muir Trail Expedition. After spending a night in San …

8 Days

Starting from $4,690 per person

Sierra Foothills and Gold Country

Dig into California’s fascinating 1849 Gold Rush history on this 5 day, self-drive Sierra Foothills and Gold Country Expedition to …

6 Days

Starting from $2,490 per person

North Coast, Wine Country & Gold Country Expedition

Get the best of all worlds on this 11-day North Coast, Wine and Gold Country Expedition to exotic California. After getting to know …

11 Days

Starting from $4,490 per person

Southern California Beaches

Immerse yourself in the glitz and glamour of The Golden State on this 6-day Southern California Beaches expedition. First, get to know …

6 Days

Starting from $2,490 per person

Grand Tour of California

From snowcapped peaks to sweltering deserts and pristine coastlines to glitzy marinas, you’ll taste the incredible diversity of the …

15 Days

Starting from $5,990 per person

Mt. Whitney & Sequoia National Park Trek

Tackle the highest peak in the contiguous USA on this eight-day Mt. Whitney & Sequoia National Park trekking expedition. Not only will …

8 Days

Starting from $9,390 per person

Yosemite Grand Traverse Trek

Hike one of the world’s top-rated trails on this nine-day Yosemite Grand Traverse trekking expedition. Featuring equal amounts of time …

9 Days

Starting from $6,490 per person

Ansel Adams Wilderness Trek

Enjoy one of the best-kept secrets of California’s High Sierra mountains on this six-day Ansel Adams Wilderness trekking expedition. “ …

6 Days

Starting from $3,590 per person


We tailor itineraries to your dates and interests, adjusting hotels, excursions and length as desired.

We consistently receive 5 star reviews from our discerning clients.

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