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California Rail Journey

Days
7
Our saving
$102
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US $ 3,293
Cost/day $470
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California Rail Journey - Black Sheep Adventures
California Rail Journey - Black Sheep Adventures
Starts
Oakland
+2 Destinations
West Coast USA
Ends
Sacramento
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Highlights

  • 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.
Age range
12 to 90 year olds
Accommodation
Hotel
Max Group Size
16
Transportation
Mini-coach
All Inclusive
Yes
Travel style
Train & Rail, Adventure, In-depth Cultural
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 is a small group tour that includes accommodation in a hotel as well as an expert guide, meals, transport and more.

Itinerary

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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

Travel guide

Prepare for an adventure in this stunning destination with our travel guide.

What's included

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  • Accommodation

  • Guide

  • Meals

  • Transport

  • Additional Services

Not included

  • Flights

  • Insurance

  • Additional Services

Questions & Answers

Here we have collected and answered the most frequently asked questions about this tour.

    • 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.

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    California Rail Journey

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    • Friday
      Sep 6, 2019
      from Oakland
      7 Days
      Thursday
      Sep 12, 2019
      to Sacramento
      10+ seats left
      $102
      USD $3,293
    • Friday
      May 1, 2020
      from Oakland
      7 Days
      Thursday
      May 7, 2020
      to Sacramento
      10+ seats left
      $105
      USD $3,390
    • Friday
      Sep 4, 2020
      from Oakland
      7 Days
      Thursday
      Sep 10, 2020
      to Sacramento
      10+ seats left
      $105
      USD $3,390

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    Location
    Oakland is the starting point and Sacramento is the endpoint.
    Trusted
    Your money is safe with TourRadar, as we only pay the tour operator after your tour has departed.
    Deposit
    TourRadar only requires a deposit of $99 to confirm this Black Sheep Adventures booking. The remaining balance is then payable 60 days prior to the departure date. For any tour departing before 17 August 2019 the full payment of $3,293 is necessary.
    Cancellation policy
    No additional cancellation fees! You can cancel the tour up to 60 days prior to the departure date and you will not need to pay the full amount of $3293 for California Rail Journey, but the deposit of $99 is non-refundable. If you cancel via TourRadar the standard cancellation policy applies.
    Availability
    Some departure dates and prices may vary and Black Sheep Adventures will contact you with any discrepancies before your booking is confirmed.
    Credit Cards
    The following cards are accepted for Black Sheep Adventures tours: Visa - Master Card - American Express

    Destinations

    Covering a total distance of approx 150 km.
    • Oakland (USA)
    • 13 km
    • San Francisco (USA)
    • 60 km
    • Napa Valley (USA)
    • 77 km
    • Sacramento (USA)

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