California Treasures

California Tours – Small Group Adventure Travel

See the highlights of California on this unique adventure tour off the beaten path.

Unique and famous sights have been chosen for these tours of the Golden West, providing you with a customized experience. This tour is perfect for anyone who is interested in Central and Northern California’s nature. Starting and ending in San Francisco the route takes in several of California’s well known highlights. Between these popular destinations there are less known but equally beautiful sights which Travel Dream West includes, giving you a wide range of experiences.

Photographers, nature lovers, and sightseers- this small group adventure travel tour takes you where the big buses can’t. Enjoy the rugged coastline, the rolling hills, and the fantastic cliffs, waterfalls and forests of California. There is no shortage of activities- hike through National Parks, photograph coastline, enjoy colorful nightlife, and relax in quality hotels.

California’s Sierra Nevadas


Los Angeles

Los Angeles

San Francisco, Monterey

San Francisco, Monterey

Gold and Ghost Towns

Gold and Ghost Towns

Joshua Tree National Park

Joshua Tree National Park

Lassen Volcano National Park

Lassen Volcano National Park


Top Attractions:

  • Explore California’s National Parks on easy walks and hikes: famous Yosemite and the Sierra Nevada, Joshua Tree’s desert landscapes and cacti, Death Valleys fascinating salt flats and geothermal Lassen Volcanic National Park.
  • Explore Monterey Peninsula with its renown aquarium, shopping, wharf area, 17-Mile-Drive and Carmel Mission.
  • A drive along the most scenic coastline on Highway 1 will provide many opportunities for views and hiking – including a visit to famous Hearst Castle.
  • Visit Los Angeles and experience movie history as you tour Hollywood and Beverly Hills.
  • Tour Palm Springs and enjoy an aerial tramway ride up to San Jacinto Peak.
  • Discover California’s history – gold country and ghost towns, historic Spanish missions.
  • Visit two unique lakes: deep blue Lake Tahoe and mysterious Mono Lake.
  • Stop in Sacramento, California’s capitol and enjoy San Francisco.

All Tour Dates and Rates

Rates and Dates for the California Treasures tour

Sun 05/23 – Sat 06/05/2021
Sun 10/10 – Sat 10/23/2021

Contact us if you are interested in a custom version of this tour.

Price – 14 days/13 nights

Per Person, Double Room, $4145
Single Room Upcharge, $970

Interested in the California Treasures tour? Please contact us! We are happy to answer your questions.

Small Group Adventure Travel Schedule
California Adventure Travel Tour Schedule

The interactive schedule offers you further information about a variety of the places that you will visit on these adventure travel tours. The schedule is easily navigated and allows you to choose which particular areas are of interest to you. With colorful pictures and accurate descriptions you can gain a better idea of what these nature tours have to offer.


Our Accommodations

California tour motel in San Francisco

California Tours
Travel Dream West has carefully chosen hotels for their charm, uniqueness and great service.  Accommodations are in two and three star hotels, most have swimming pools, included breakfast, fitness centers, and other amenities to make your stay comfortable.  There are also some hotels chosen for their unique historical importance or cultural significance.  On all small group tours we include the first and last tour night in San Francisco.  For your enjoyment it is recommended that you arrive at least a day early in San Francisco.  This will give you an opportunity to explore the city.  If you need any help arranging accommodations or sightseeing activities please contact us – we are happy to help you.

View The Photo Gallery
Wonders of Yosemite National Park

The Nature Tours image gallery features a page of photographs to illustrate some of the highlights of these organized tours.   These images can also be found in our interactive schedule.  Browse through these photos to get an idea of what you will see during your outdoor adventure tour.

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