Point Reyes Hiking Tour

Point Reyes Hiking Tour

Point Reyes Hiking Tour

Prices

From $2,775USD

Difficulty

Guided

Hotel

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Highlights

Spend 6 days hiking the spectacular California coast at Point Reyes

Explore all the most beautiful hikes that Point Reyes National Seashore has to offer.

Look for wildlife during your hikes, especially for elk at Tomales Point.

Hike the gorgeous coastline to the dramatic tidal Alamere Falls.

Discover the beautiful beaches and the rugged cliffs of the Pacific Coast.

Discover the beauty of Point Reyes National Seashore on this unforgettable 6 day guided hiking tour. You’ll explore the rugged northern California coastline on daily hikes while staying at one central hotel so that you never have to re-pack!

Your expert guide will take you through lush forests, along the rocky coastal cliffs, and to gorgeous stretches of sandy beach. You’ll love the spectacular views and the fresh salty air, and you’ll have the chance to meet local birds, sea lions, and tide pool critters. For an active exploration of the California coast, the Point Reyes Hiking Tour can’t be beaten!

Point Reyes Hiking Tour Itinerary

Day 1 Arrive in Point Reyes

You’ll meet the group at a San Francisco hotel meeting point to begin the tour. A shuttle will take you to Point Reyes. On your way, you’ll make a stop to walk across the iconic Golden Gate Bridge, a must-do for anyone visiting the Bay Area.

When you arrive at the Point Reyes Visitor Center, you’ll hike the short trails that branch out from there and visit Limantour Beach, a wide stretch of sand flanked by green hills.

Overnight Location
Hotel in Inverness
Distance
6 miles
Meals
Lunch, dinner

Day 2 Walk the Estero Trail

Today you’ll hike through the rolling hills on the Estero Trail. Enjoy the scenic coastline as you walk towards Drake’s Head, where you’ll be treated to sky-high views across the water.

Upon return, enjoy the beach for the evening.

Overnight Location
Hotel in Inverness
Distance
9.5 miles
Meals
Breakfast, lunch, dinner

Day 3 Hike to Arch Rock Beach

Start your day with a leisurely walk on the Meadow Trail. In the afternoon you’ll follow the Sky Trail through the woods to the coast and visit the incredible naturally formed arch at Arch Rock Beach. It’s a perfect photo op!

Return inland on the Bear Valley Trail and spend the night relaxing to the sound of the waves.

Overnight Location
Hotel in Inverness
Distance
9 miles
Meals
Breakfast, lunch, dinner

Day 4 Coastal Trail Walk

You’ll begin your hike today from the Palomarin Trailhead, walking the stunning Coastal Trail. Your destination is Alamere Falls, where you’ll witness the water cascading down the cliffs into the Pacific.

After the day’s adventures, head back and enjoy dinner with the group.

Overnight Location
Hotel in Inverness
Distance
11.5 miles
Meals
Breakfast, lunch, dinner

Day 5 Tomales Point Hike

The hike to Tomales Point offers incredible views of the bay on a clear day. It’s also a great walk for wildlife viewing, as the local elk love this protected area.

Enjoy the scenery (and elk, hopefully) before spending the night at your leisure.

Overnight Location
Hotel in Inverness
Distance
9 miles
Meals
Breakfast, lunch, dinner

Day 6 Final Hike and Return to San Francisco

Your tour finishes with a spectacular hike to Chimney Rock. You’ll also visit the scenic Point Reyes Lighthouse before the shuttle brings you back to San Francisco. Enjoy your memories and photos from this trip for many years to come!

Overnight Location
Hotel in Inverness
Distance
6 miles
Meals
Breakfast, lunch

Point Reyes Hiking Tour Price and Dates

This guided hiking tour of Point Reyes is run as a fixed-departure tour where you’d be joining a group, however, custom private tours can be organized for those willing to travel with their group only (please contact us with your preferred date and the number of people in your group and we will create the itinerary just for you).

The prices below are per person:

StartFinishDurationPlaces LeftPrice

2023-04-23

San Francisco, California

6 days / 5+ Spaces Left

2023-04-28

San Francisco, California

65+
$2,775USDBook Now
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Accommodation on the Point Reyes Hiking Tour

This tour is based on 3-star hotel accommodations. The hotel offers comfortable rooms in a stunning seaside location.

In some cases, the accommodation listed below may need to be substituted for other comparable accommodations.

Single Rooms and Solo Travellers
Rooms are double occupancy. You can pay a supplement of $450USD to have a private room where possible. The price for solo travelers includes the required supplement.

Tomales Bay Resort in Inverness

This small oceanfront property has cozy rooms and incredible views of the bay. It has its own boat marina, outdoor pool, and a private beach!

Hotels on Standard Tour

What’s Included in the Point Reyes Hiking Tour?

Meals

5 breakfasts, 6 lunches, and 5 dinners and are included.

Accommodations

Accommodations for 5 nights are included. Accommodations before and after the tour in San Francisco are not included. Please note that this tour begins early and finishes in the late afternoon, so you may wish to add hotel nights in San Francisco to accommodate your flight times.

Transportation during the Tour

Transport for you and your luggage is included as outlined in the itinerary. Round-trip transportation between San Francisco and Point Reyes is included at the beginning and end of the tour.

Also Included

  • English-speaking guide
  • Van shuttle
  • Park entrance fees if applicable
  • Trail maps and narratives

Not included

  • Travel insurance
  • Flights to and from San Francisco
  • Tourist taxes if applicable
  • Visas if required
  • Personal equipment
  • Melas, drinks, or snacks not previously mentioned
  • Fees not mentioned as included
  • Gratuities for guides, drivers, servers, or hotel staff if desired

Optional Extras

  • Single occupancy upgrades
  • Any additional nights before or after the tour

Frequenty Asked Questions about Point Reyes Hiking Tour

How hard is the Point Reyes Hiking Tour?

We rate this tour as a 3/5. You’ll need to be comfortable walking up to 11.5 miles per day on mostly moderate trails. No technical experience is required, but active hikers will get the most out of this tour.

Do I need to tip my tour guides?

Tipping in the United States of America is customary, but much appreciated. It is recommended to tip 10-20% for exceptional service.

Do I need a visa to travel to the United States of America?

Check with your local country about visa requirements. You could also try this website, though you should verify with your government.

Are meals included on the Point Reyes Hiking Tour?

5 breakfasts, 6 lunches, and 5 dinners and are included in this tour. Please note that your non-alcoholic and alcoholic beverages are not included.

Do I need insurance?

Yes, it is mandatory to have health and medical insurance to join this trip, and your insurance should cover hiking. Get your Travel Insurance.

How do I get to San Francisco to start this tour?

You can fly to the San Francisco International Airport (SFO). You will be picked up to begin the tour.

Is the Point Reyes Hiking Tour guided?

Yes, you will have an English-speaking guide for the duration of the tour.

Where does the Point Reyes Hiking Tour end?

This tour ends with a drop-off in San Francisco, California, either at your airport or hotel.

Is the Point Reyes Hiking Tour family-friendly?

Yes, this tour welcomes families with children 14 years old and up. Children should be comfortable completing all included hikes.

Do I need special vaccines to travel to the United States of America?

Check with your family doctor.

Are there any travel restrictions for the United States of America?

Please check with your local government about travel restrictions before you book your tour. This map from the US Department of State provides an overview of the current status in countries around the globe. The UK‘s Foreign Office and Government of Canada also provide advice on foreign travel. Note that the travel advice may change depending on your nationality.

When is the best time to travel to the United States for this tour?

The best time to travel to northern California for this tour is April through September. The group tour is available in April.

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Prices

From $2,775USD

Difficulty

Guided

Hotel

Active Travel is what we do

10Adventures knows Active and Adventure Travel because everything we do is focused on Active and Adventure Travel. We understand the needs of travellers and partner with excellent local guides who specialize in active, experiential and adventure travel.

Real humans are always a click or call away

Your time is important, and you shouldn't have to deal with automated bots or a confusing phone system. At 10Adventures you are assigned an Adventure Concierge, who is a real person who has one job: to support you during the planning & booking of your trip.

Customize or go private and get the perfect trip for you

Taking a holiday can be the most fun you have all year. At 10Adventures we believe that you should have the ability to personalize the trip, to get it just the way you want. Sometimes that's joining a group, but more often it's going private with your loved ones, and getting the dates and itinerary that's just right for you.

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Tour Difficulty

We rate this tour as a 3/5. You’ll need to be comfortable walking up to 11.5 miles per day on mostly moderate trails. No technical experience is required, but active hikers will get the most out of this tour.


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