Family Hop (Downtown Hop-On Hop-Off Tour (24 hrs) + Exploratorium + 7-D Experience) This family pass provides kids and adults a fun and easy way to experience San Francisco’s Downtown area and Fisherman’s Wharf, where millions of families gather for activities and the fun things to do in San Francisco. Everyone loves the ride on an open top Double Decker bus, which you can enjoy with the Hop-On Hop-Off Downtown Tour! Choose to either stay on the bus for the one hour live narrated tour or hop on and off at any of the 13 stops along the way, with unlimited hop-on and hop-off use for 24 hours. Some highlights are: Chinatown, Union Square, Lombard Street, Embarcadero waterfront, Fisherman’s Wharf and Pier 39. Once you hop off the bus, you can visit The Exploratorium - the most experimental museum in the world. It is the only place in San Francisco where you can touch, tinker and play with more than 600 interactive exhibits. From large-scale outdoor art installations to explorations of microscopic life in the Bay, they embrace the wild wonder at the intersection of science and art. And to make this day even more fun, experience the thrill of a rollercoaster and the excitement of a state-of-the-art laser blasting game all at once at the 7-D Experience. The 20 seat theater, massive movie screen and the newest 3D technology will keep your senses reeling as you RIDE, BLAST and COMPETE your way into other dimensions! The Downtown Tour includes unlimited ticket use for 24 hours so you can hop-on and hop-off the bus at any of the designated stops during the tour to browse, shop, and take pictures. Explore the highlights of San Francisco at your own pace and simply hop on the next bus when you are ready to go to the next location. The Exploratorium The Exploratorium is the most experimental museum in the world. It is the only place in San Francisco where you can touch, tinker and play with more than 600 interactive exhibits. From large-scale outdoor art installations to explorations of microscopic life in the Bay, we embrace the wild wonder at the intersection of science and art. A learning laboratory for all ages, and the best place to truly immerse yourself in San Francisco’s independent, innovative culture. Curious? Come get into it with us.
Bargain Deal: £34.88
Departure: 09.00 Duration: 13 hours Frequency: Every Thursday & Sunday until Oct 29th. Entrance fees and lunch included Languages available : English, French, Spanish We leave Brussels/Bruges and make a first stop at the German military cemetery of Vladslo where Käthe Kollwitz's sculpture “The Grieving Parents” is a silent roar against war. From there we drive to the small town of Diksmuide. There we visit the “Trench of Death”, a Belgian fortified position along the river Yser. We also have a view on the “Peace Gate” and the Ysertower. On our drive to Ypres we make a short photostop at the Canadian memorial of the Brooding Soldier in St.Julian, remembering the courageous Canadian resistance during the German gas attacks in april 1915. Upon arrival in Ypres we will first enjoy a ploughman's lunch in a fine restaurant and afterwards visit the In Flanders Fields Museum situated in the magnificently rebuilt cloth hall. Our next visit is to Essex Farm Cemetery where the Canadian officer John Mc Crae wrote his world famous poem “In Flanders Fields” and where he was active in 1915 as a surgeon. From there we drive to Tyne Cot cemetery, the largest Commonwealth cemetery in the world, where nearly 12.000 soldiers lay at rest. A short drive will bring us back to Ypres where we first visit the impressing Menin Gate, a memorial to the missing. Afterwards, you have free time for dinner. At 8 pm shall we attend the moving Last Post ceremony at the Menin Gate and immediately afterwards we board the coach for the drive back to Brussels/Bruges. Estimated time of arrival in Brussels is 10:00 pm.The lunch in Ypres and the entrance fee to the IFF museum are included.
Day of Operation: Monday & Thursday (morning tour) Discover the highlights of Abu Dhabi, capital of the Emirates, known as the Arabian Jewel. Jebel Ali Port, the biggest man-made port in the world is one of the landmarks that we pass on the way to Abu Dhabi. On arrival, the first destination is the Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque, one of the largest mosques in the world. We then continue to visit the Sheikh Zayed Centre to get a glimpse into the private life of H.H. Sheikh Zayed, who is often referred as “The Father of the UAE”. Our final stop is the Heritage Villagewhere we journey to the past to explore the life before oil was discovered. On our return, we drive along the beautiful Corniche. Dress Code: Loose long trousers or long skirts & long sleeves. No shorts for men, no tight & transparent clothing. Women must cover their head with a scarf.
Museum Hop - (2 Day Hop-On Hop-Off + SF MOMA + De Young Museum) Combine the best museums of San Francisco with the ultimate Hop-On Hop-Off pass! It’s the best way to see all major sites of San Francisco and to explore some of the world’s best modern art at the SFMOMA as well as the natural landscape at the DeYoung Museum. The 2-Day Hop-On Hop-Off Pass gives you the opportunity to explore Downtown San Francisco, the Golden Gate Bridge, Golden Gate Park, and Sausalito with unlimited hop-on hop-off use for 48 hours. In the evening, you can also enjoy the beautiful views of the city during the San Francisco Night Tour. Once you hop-off the bus, you can visit two of the best museums in San Francisco! The San Francisco Museum of Modern Art (SF MOMA) holds an internationally recognized collection of modern and contemporary art. It reopened in May 2016, following a major three-year-long expansion project, which provides almost six times as much public space as the previous build, making the museum one of the largest in the United States overall, and one the largest in the world for modern and contemporary art. In addition you can visit the De Young Museum in Golden Gate Park, which was founded in 1895 and has been an integral part of the cultural fabric of the city for over 100 years. In 2005 the De Young Museum re-opened in a state-of-the-art new facility that integrates art, architecture and the natural landscape in one multi-faceted destination that will inspire audiences from around the world.
Enjoy 360 degree panoramic views from the top deck of an open top bus Hop off at the capital of Victoria, with its famous Citadel which has been at the heart of the island’s activities since Neolithic times and has been aptly called the crown of Gozo. It became the focal point of Gozo around 1500 BC, when it was first fortified by the Bronze Age people. The Phoenicians developed it further and the Romans turned it into their acropolis dominated by a temple dedicated to Juno. The north side of the present fortifications date from the times of the Aragonese, while the southern flank, overlooking Victoria, was raised by the Knights of St. John between 1599 and 1603. The name of Victoria was given to the town in 1887, in honour of Queen Victoria in her jubilee year. Lying precisely in the centre of the island it is the island’s most populated. Ride the bus tour to Republic Street, which is a main street flanked by shops, banks, and restaurants. Dine, watch a performance in one of the areas theatres or take the opportunity to buy souvenirs. Take time out at The Bishop’s chancery and il-Mall or Rundle Gardens that were laid out by the British in 1910 and house a variety of local and imported trees; an oasis of peace in the centre of the busy town. Commentary Available: Maltese, English, Italian, French, German, Spanish, Portuguese, Japanese, Chinese, Hungarian, Danish, Bulgarian, Danish, Russian, Polish and Hebrew pre recorded commentary.
Enjoy a tram tour of the Benziger Family Winery and learn about the art and science of biodynamic winemaking. After the vineyard tour, your expert guide will take you to other favorite wineries in Sonoma and Napa Valleys on this relaxing, fun-filled day tour. This is not an ordinary Napa Valley Wine Tour. Go beyond tasting and fully immerse yourself in the Napa and Sonoma Wine Country on this fun and educational tour of both Napa and Sonoma Valley! After a pickup from your SF hotel, you’ll set forth on a picturesque drive over the Golden Gate Bridge and through the Marin Headlands into California’s amazing and beautiful Wine Country. Upon arrival in Sonoma, you will embark on a 45 minute tram tour of the Benziger Family Winery, including their fermentation facilities and wine caves. Here you will learn about the art and science of biodynamic winemaking. Follow the winemaking process from roots to glass and see how wine is made, bottled, aged, and distributed. Finally, back in the tasting room, you can enjoy the fruits of these labors! After the vineyard tour (including tastings at Benziger and their sister winery Imagery), relax with a tasty picnic lunch (INCLUDED) at a local winery. In the afternoon, you’ll head out to other favorite locations in Sonoma and Napa Valleys for more tasting and exploring.
Ride across 34 islands and 42 bridges known as the Florida Keys. The road is bordered by the emerald water of the Gulf of Mexico to the west and the Atlantic Ocean to the east. You will have approximately 5hrs in Key West to explore the island at your leisure. Key West lies at the end of the chain of islands known as the Florida Keys and is the southernmost city in continental United States. Key West is known for its clear blue waters, sun-filled skies, and laid-back attitude. In addition, the city has also served as an artistic refuge, a presidential retreat, a military post, and an important port.
Start Time: 09.00 Tour Duration: 8 Hours Start Point: Hotel Pick Up/Drop Off Meals: Lunch Inle lake is one of the most magical places in Myanmar, with hundreds of years of history behind it. Today you will be escorted around the lake, to explore and learn about some of its incredible past. From your hotel on the lake, you will be picked up by our guide in a local boat, and transported to the various sights. Some of the highlights include local silversmiths, silk weavers, and cigar makers. Most impressively you will witness the local way of life of the Inthar people, who live on the lake. You can watch local fisherman, rowing one legged, visit the floating gardens, and pass by villages made entirely on the lake. For lunch, you will stop at a local restaurant to enjoy some of the days local catches from the lake, before continuing your exploration in the afternoon. You will be dropped off at your hotel as the sun begins to set.
Hailed as the "crown jewel" of the Park Service, Yosemite National Park is truly a breath of fresh air. Our Yosemite Day Tour allows you to spend 5-6 hours in this amazing park. A 1 1/2 hour in-coach guided tour that focuses on the rock formations and waterfalls of Yosemite Valley is included. Some of the highlights of this tour are Yosemite Falls, Bridalveil Falls, El Capitan, and Half Dome. Our small group size provides more freedom and flexibility in the park than you'll find on large bus tours. Yosemite is a magnificent wilderness only a few hours’ drive from San Francisco. A Yosemite Day Tour from San Francisco will complete your trip to Northern California. Your day in Yosemite park includes a guided tour of Yosemite Valley with our informative and professional guides providing history and insight into one of the earth’s best examples of a glaciated valley. You will stop to photograph Yosemite’s amazing rock formations, expansive skylines, and astounding waterfalls. You will also have free time alone to walk, hike, bike, swim and reflect on the beauty and grandeur of this natural wonder. From door step to door step, the breathtaking beauty of one of California’s most unique landscapes will give you memories to last a lifetime!
Join them for a Western adventure on the outskirts of Las Vegas! Ride in one of our famous open-air Jeeps and experience the stunning raw nature of the Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area at every turn. We’ll travel along the popular 13-mile scenic drive with stops at the informative Visitor Center, Calico Hills and other overlooks, taking in the ever-changing rugged landscape. Next we’ll head up Rocky Gap Road, once a pioneer trail, and only accessible in off-road vehicles. We’ll experience breathtaking views of Wilson Cliffs and its magnificent crimson spires and view ancient Native American pictographs, all part of the 65-million-year-old Keystone Thrust Fault.
See London in a whole new light with this fabulous Thames cruise for two that includes not just a spin out on the river, but also a tour of one of London's most famous landmarks; the Tower of London. Get a whole new perspective on the city, and learn some of its rich and fascinating history. The London cruise departs from Tower pier, right outside the tower walls. From here you will head out on the Thames for a lovey cruise that will take you on a whistlestop tour past London's most iconic sights and landmarks. The sightseeing cruise gives you the chance to see the buildings and attractions that make London the incredible city it is, but from a totally different perspective. You can hop on and hop off the boats whenever you like and spend a little time exploring various sights more thoroughly. This cruise is about seeing London your own way, in your own time. Included with this particular London cruise experience is a tour of the famous Tower of London. The tower was built as a palace, but is more famous for its use as a prison and a place of torture. During the tour, you'll hear some fascinating and dark stories, and become privy to some of the tower's secrets! Of course, no trip to the Tower of London is complete without witnessing the splendour of the Crown Jewels and the other royal artefacts that the tower is home to.Whether you're looking for a London tour that will give visitors a fantastic introduction to the city, or you're looking for a great gift for a London dweller wo could do with a fresh view of the city, this Thames cruise London tour with a visit to the tower of London is the perfect day out!