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California Rail Journey - Black Sheep Adventures
7 days

California Rail Journey

From Oakland to Sacramento
Tour Operator:
Black Sheep Adventures
Max group size:
Age range:
12 to 90
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US $3,495
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  • Venture along many of California's heritage railways.
  • Ride on the Yosemite Mountain Sugar Pine Railroad.
  • Learn about the USA's railroad history.
  • View the spectacular Fresno River Viaduct.

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Start in Oakland and end in Sacramento! With the train & rail tour California Rail Journey, you have a 7 day tour package taking you through Oakland, USA and 3 other destinations in USA. California Rail Journey includes accommodation in a hotel as well as an expert guide, meals, transport and more.
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  1. Introduction
  1. Day 1 — Arrivals in Oakland
  2. Day 2 — San Joaquins and Railtown 1897 State Historic Park
  3. Day 3 — Yosemite Mountain Sugar Pine Railroad
  4. Day 4 — Altamont Pass / Niles Canyon; San Francisco and Cable Cars
  5. Day 5 — San Francisco Bay / Napa Valley Wine Train
  6. Day 6 — California’s Newest Railroad; California State Railroad Museum
  7. Day 7 — Departures from Sacramento
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What's Included

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  • Accommodation
  • Guide
  • Meals
  • Transport
  • Additional Services
  • Flights
  • Insurance
  • Additional Services

Where You'll Stay

6 nights

Dates & Availability

7 days
California Rail Journey
From Oakland to Sacramento
No credit card fees
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  • Upcoming departures
  • September 2020
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Upcoming departures
  • Friday
    4 Sep, 2020
    10 Sep, 2020
    Multiple Room Types


    • What is the average group size?

      The group size can vary from 6 to 16 travellers depending on the departure date of the tour.

    • Are you able to arrange pre and post tour accommodation?

      Generally, additional accommodation is unable to be booked with Black Sheep Adventures however if you do require accommodation before or after the tour please contact our team of Travel Experts to see what options are available to you.

    • Are airport transfers included?

      Airport transfers are not included in the tour price and are unable to be booked with Black Sheep Adventures, however, if you have booked additional accommodation before and after the tour, we recommend checking directly with the hotel you are staying at to see if they have an airport shuttle available.

    • Are there any additional optional excursions?

      Black Sheep Adventures try to include as many activities as possible so optional excursions are rarely offered for an additional cost.

    • What is the level of fitness required to participate in the tour?

      As this tour is predominantly based on travelling by rail, it is only recommended that you have the ability to walk up to 1-2 miles a day.

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    • Payment information
      • For any tour departing before October 6th, 2020 a full payment is necessary. For tours departing after October 6th, 2020, a minimum payment of 20% is required to confirm your booking with Black Sheep Adventures. The final payment will be automatically charged to your credit card on the designated due date. The final payment of the remaining balance is required at least 60 days prior to the departure date of your tour. TourRadar never charges you a booking fee and will charge you in the stated currency.
      • Some departure dates and prices may vary and Black Sheep Adventures will contact you with any discrepancies before your booking is confirmed.
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