The Ultimate Winter & Summer’s Vacation Packages to Tahoe

“The clearest way into the Universe is through the wilderness.”   –      John Muir

Overview:

Lake Tahoe is one of those unique wonderlands and fantastic year-round vacation destinations in California – the perfect getaway and holiday destination for nature lovers and outdoor adventure enthusiasts. Lake Tahoe is a mecca for unique attractions and activities, it offers a vast array of indoor and outdoor recreational activities that will keep visitors of all ages captivated and enchanted. A snowy winter wonderland, with world class ski resorts and endless winter activities, is a paradise for outdoor activities, beach and water-sport lovers in summer.
The setting of this alpine lake will take your breath away. It is a huge freshwater lake situated on the border between California and Nevada, where mountains rise very high above the lake, the scenery and setting are like a dream or a postcard.
To fully immerse in the real Lake Tahoe wilderness experience, this 3-day custom trip is a-must do because the 2-day trip is 5 hours’ drive each way from San Francisco to Lake Tahoe and return. The 3-day adventure on the other hand, leaves you plenty of time to arrive and a second full day to immerse in the real Lake Tahoe experience without wasting any time on driving.
We are unconditionally committed to excellence and we strive to provide you with the best travel experience possible. We will tailor your private custom trip itinerary to your special needs and expectations, so you can make the most of your vacation by focusing on the experience that will make your trip unforgettable. Your passionate and expert tour guide will take care of all required details, plans and arrangements on your behalf so you can relax and enjoy your vacation.

Travel itinerary:

We will tailor your private custom tour itinerary to your special needs and expectations so you can make the most of your vacation. There is no bad time to visit Lake Tahoe–it is a mecca for year-round outdoor activities and offers endless attractions for all ages, regardless the season, making it the perfect destination to create lifelong vacation memories. For a vacation destination, Tahoe has it all to satisfy the whole family… a destination that offers endless entertainment options with indoor and outdoor activities to amuse travelers of all ages.
During summer, you may go sightseeing, swimming, take a thrilling whitewater rafting outdoor adventure, kayaking, jet skiing, parasailing, paragliding, boating, sunset dinner cruises, hiking, cycling, boating, air tours (hot air balloon or helicopter tours), and water sports are popular among the many other options and outdoor activities.
In winter, Lake Tahoe is a wonderland and a paradise for winter sightseeing and sports activities for skiers, nature lovers, photographers, skating, snow tubing and sledding, snowmobile adventures, ski lessons, sightseeing tours for visitors who wish to discover more of California’s attractions and Nevada’s Wild West sights including Reno, Carson City or Virginia City.

Day 1 – Suggested Private Tour Itinerary

San Francisco- Gold Country-Tahoe sightseeing tour and overnight in Tahoe

The pick-up and drop-off time can be customized to your own schedule and preference. Generally speaking, we start at 8 or 9am on day one, and end the tour at your hotel in Lake Tahoe around 6 or 7pm.

Day 2 – Suggested Private Trip Itinerary

Enjoy a full day custom outdoor adventures in Lake Tahoe with a la carte activities

Enjoy a full day 8-hour adventure to visit any of the sights, attractions oradventures you may choose from the suggested activities below.

Day 3- Suggested Private Travel Itinerary

Visit the entire Lake Tahoe Region, or Reno, or go sightseeing or skiing, then travel back to San Francisco via Sacramento. We start around 9am in Tahoe and we will get you back to San Francisco around 7pm.

On day 1, 2 and 3, you may choose your favorite winter or summer activities, or sights, you wish to visit from the options offered below, and let your personal tour guide-driver to take care of the rest.

Lake Tahoe summer getaway

What are the top attractions and recreational activities to do this summer around Lake Tahoe?

Lake Tahoe is the perfect summer vacation destination and getaway for the whole family. Join us and enjoy a wide variety of fun indoor and outdoor adventures and entertainment. From thrills to romance, our private custom tours are the perfect fit for all ages.

There is nothing more exciting and relaxing than spending a summer vacation in Lake Tahoe mountains, parks and beaches. The days are longer, hot and sunny and the nights are breezy with cool air that make temperature ideal for vacation. Lake Tahoe basin really comes alive in summer with endless events, recreational activities, and outdoor sports adventures.

Among these thrilling activities available, things to do in summer in Tahoe include water sports like jet skiing, kayaking, paddle boarding, snorkeling, parasailing, boating, thrilling whitewater rafting, hiking, running, biking or golfing. Enjoy easy access to popular and hidden sandy beaches for families with kids, or beach for adults where you can go swimming, kayaking, sailing, jet skiing or simply read your favorite book while sun tanning in the middle of picturesque alpine vistas. Take a hike and enjoy the spray from majestic waterfalls or jump off the rocks into breathtaking Emerald Bay.

Experience a bird’s eye view of Lake Tahoe Basin from a hot air balloon or a helicopter air tour. Take a helicopter and fly over Lake Tahoe to capture stunning waterfalls and natural wonders.You will be mesmerized by the breathtaking scenery of Tahoe’s clear blue waters and towering peaks. You may also sign up for a hang-gliding or a thrilling paragliding adventure, take a day cruise tour or a sunset dinner cruise and watch the amazing changing colors during sunset. Lake Tahoe activities are truly amazing and will keep you fully entertained.

You may also take a scenic backcountry tour and drive a modern ATV (All-Terrain Vehicle) to a higher elevation around lake Tahoe,to visit the real high-country wilderness and enjoy sweeping views all the way to Reno in Nevada.

Enjoy a full day private sightseeing tour by luxury 4X4 SUV, and visit hidden and iconic sites in and around Lake Tahoe region, without even hiking or walking.

Visit hidden lakes like Donner Lake, among other hidden wonders and attractions. You may go shopping in one of the largest outlets in North California or in elegant local quaint boutiques in Tahoe region, or go wine tasting in California Gold country. Your expert tour guide will offer you all these options based on your taste and preference, and he or she will tailor the trip accordingly.

Things to Do in Winter in Lake Tahoe

Lake Tahoe is the premier winter wonderland sports destination in North America and California’s top holiday getaway for all ages in winter. Come and celebrate life and your winter vacation with our passionate tour guides in Lake Tahoe. Enjoy a custom personalized trip itinerary with a selection of indoor and outdoor thrilling activities.Whether you are traveling with friends, as a couple or as a family with or without kids, or solo, and want to escape for a weekend getaway or for a day trip, you came to the right place.

Lake Tahoe is a year-round vacation destination for everybody; it offers a wide array of exciting indoor and thrilling outdoor adventures that will keep travelers of all ages entertained and enchanted. Especially in winter, Lake Tahoe transforms into a major winter sports and holiday destination where you can choose any activities you may like such as skiing, snowboarding, snowmobiling, cross-country skiing, snowshoeing, ice skating; you name it and you can do it all. Lake Tahoe venues are amazing and endless for day and overnight visitors.

This time of the year, Lake Tahoe is a unique and exciting destination with gorgeous natural sceneries for sightseeing. Tahoe attracts nature lovers, photographers and visitors from all over the world. It’s also the prefect destination for first time visitors who travel to Tahoe and Reno looking for romance, a show, a family vacation package or for a thrilling getaway week-end. Some travelers choose Lake Tahoe to spend the end of the year’s holiday season, and some families with kids come from all over the world during spring break to vacation in Tahoe wonderland. There are plenty of child-friendly ski resorts and outdoor activities for all ages.

What is there to do if I/we don’t ski or snowboard? There many things to do in Lake Tahoe if you don’t ski. You can enjoy a private custom tour of Lake Tahoe’s top attractions at your own pace and in a luxury vehicle with a professional tour guide. You may also go for anexciting snowmobile guided tour and enjoy breathtaking views up in the high sierra mountains, or take a thrilling helicopter ride over Lake Tahoe lake and waterfalls, watch the snow fall over Lake Tahoe while sitting next to your hotel fireplace, along with some fabulous views of the Lake.  And if you feel like some more excitement, go tubbing and sledding or take a sleigh ride, go snowshoeing for an easy stroll in stunning scenery, go fishing, skating, shopping, wine tasting, boating, sailing, take a day cruise or a sunset cruise dinner in Lake Tahoe and marvel at a stunning sunset changing colors. The casino-hotels in South Lake Tahoe offer a variety of venues for everybody including day indoor activities for the whole families, spa and swimming pools, and night shows for all ages. Tahoe offers world-class casinos with 24-hour games and gambling, nightly entertainment, and culinary establishments and luxury spas and wellness centers and you have a fantastic year-round destination

Where to stay in Lake Tahoe? We do not work on commission, which means our valuable clients can choose their own and favorite hotel or casino resort in either Lake Tahoe North Shore or South Shore. We recommend reading reviews about Lake Tahoe lodges and hotels including ski resorts that are centrally located.  If you are looking for more day activities and nightlife, South Lake Tahoe is the place for you then. If you are looking for a quiet and more residentialneighborhood, then North Shore is a good option.

Among the top skiing resorts are Squaw Valley Village and Ski Resort, North Star, and Heavenly village and ski resort located in South Lake Tahoe (the state line between California and Nevada where casinos are located). If you like to be close to the ski gondola at Heavenly village and looking for more ambiance and nightlife, some of the top hotel casinos that offer all these venues include Harrah’s Lake Tahoe, the Harveys Hotel and Casino Resort, Montbleu Resort, Casino and Spa, and Hard Rock Hotel & Casino. These hotelcasinos are centrally located, and in general offer larger rooms at more affordable rates(except for holidays and week-ends).However, the entire lobby areas in each one of these hotels are designatedfor smoking, but they do offer non-smoking rooms and restaurants.

If smoke in the lobby is an issue for you, you may read reviews and recommendations online about other resorts in South Lake Tahoe, among these hotels are Heavenly Village Grand Residences by Marriott, the Ritz-Carlton, Tahoe Beach and Ski Club, Postmarc Hotel and Spa Suites, Marriott’s Timber Lodge, Marriott’s Timber Lodge, among other hotels and resorts in South Lake Tahoe.

   Quick tips for visiting Lake Tahoe

  • If your dates of travel are flexible, we recommend that you avoid visiting Lake Tahoe during the week-ends and holidays, so you enjoy more relaxing and peaceful vacation away from the crowd and heavy traffic. Hotels are a bit more affordable as well during the week-days and before or after the holidays.
  • Ensure that you book your private tour with us and your hotel accommodation weeks and months in advance as we get sold out months in advance.
  • Some activities require reservations in advance including snowmobile rides, air tours, ski lessons, cruises, among other popular attractions and activities and may want to check out whatever you like to do before you travel. It helps us and your tour guide if let us know about any special plans or request you may have
  • Summer and winter are the high seasons around Tahoe, so the sooner you book your trip the better.
  • The sun is strong in Tahoe, bring sunglasses, sunscreen,and a hat even when it’s not hot out in Tahoe.
  • Some visitors feel out of breath while hiking or traveling in Tahoe due to the elevation.
  • Dress for the changing weather, bring extra layers as it gets cold in winter and at night, even in the summer. Have hiking shoes or snowshoes, if you can.
  • If smoke in the lobby of Lake Tahoe casinos’ resorts is an issue for you, you may want to avoid staying in a casino hotel then. Although many nonsmokers’ visitors stay there to save time, money and enjoy more nigh venues,the hotel’s commodity and amenities.
  • All our tours are conducted in English unless otherwise stated on the email confirmation we will send after you book. The sooner the better so prepare for your vacation in the best way possible.
  • All reservations are subject to availability even when transactions are approved.

Lake Tahoe Tour Prices

For a party of 7 people or less, we recommend the SUV option unless you have too much luggage.
This SUV tour is totally private and the price is posted online is per person.

This SUV tour is totally private and the price is per person. You can either book your own hotel or choose the option “accommodation included”

The Price is per person

Private 3 day SUV Tour-without accommodation

Private 3 day SUV Tour -accommodation included

Private tour By Luxury SUV

1 person$3,198.00$3,598.00
2 persons$1,599.00$1,799.00
3 persons$1,389.00$1,629.00
4 persons$1,069.00$1,339.00
5 persons$999.00$1,209.00
6 persons$878.00$1,059.00
7 persons$749.00$929.00
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This VAN tour is totally private and not available for public or individual reservations. The price is per party and not per person.

Tour Prices per party not per person Tax & Entrance Fees Choose with or without Hotel accommodation

Private 3-day Van Tour tax, entrance fees without hotel accommodation –Book your favorite hotel

Private 3-day Van Tour. Tax, entrance fees & hotel accommodation included ***Hotel based on double occupancy

Private tour By VAN

1 - 5 persons$5,999.00$6,999.00
6 - 7 persons$6,399.00$7,599.00
8 - 10 persons$6,799.00$7,999.00
11 - 12 persons$7,199.00$8,499.00
13 - 14 persons$7,299.00$8,989.00
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Included: All applicable tax, pick-up and drop-off in San Francisco, Napa, Sacramento or even in Tahoe. Enjoy a 3-day private guided tour in a luxury vehicle, state parks, parking valets, tolls, ski resorts’ parking fees are all included in your tour price, and hotel accommodation, if you choose our tour package with hotel. We include a three-star hotel based on availability. If you wish to upgrade and enjoy a more luxurious hotel or resort, we recommend that you book your own hotel accommodation as we do not work on commission.

Not included: The price does not include meals, ski rental equipment, ski resort lift tickets and resort fees, ski lessons, overtime, any andall attraction fees, optional activities or features or optional tours or excursions, and driver’s gratuity, (15% tip is customary in the US)

Our Terms, Refund and Cancellation Policy are as follows:

-91% of the total amount will be refunded to your credit card if you cancel your trip at least 15 business days prior to the scheduled tour (or the date of the tour or service). The remaining 9% covers the required transaction fees; that’s 4.5 % per each transaction (booking is one transaction and refunding is a second transaction for which we get charged as well). (weekends and holidays don’t count).
-50% of the total amount will be refunded if the tour is canceled at least 7 business days prior to the scheduled tour date or service. (weekends and holidays don’t count).
-15% of the total amount will be refunded if the tour is canceled at least 5 business days prior to the scheduled date of the tour (weekends and holidays don’t count).
-0% of the total amount will be refunded if the tour is canceled 4 business days, or less, prior to the day of the scheduled tour or service. This includes no-shows. (weekends and holidays don’t count)
– We will confirm your reservation by email, and we will send you a tour voucher or email confirmation. This tour is only valid for the specific date you reserved on our website, and only valid for the names listed on the booking. You can’t transfer the names or ask for a different date, as we have other tours to honor. You may not change the tour date within 15 days from the date of the scheduled tour you booked, and there will be no alternative days offered.
Please note that all refunds are subject to credit card and merchant’s fees imposed on us by credit cards companies and merchant banks or providers. The average amount of credit cards and merchant’s transactions fees may range between 3.9 % to 9.8% of the total amount of your purchase (transaction) based on the type of credit card you use when booking this tour, the credit card issuer, country and conversion fees we are subject per transaction. Many foreign countries apply additional origination and conversions fees.
Important: Please note that we reserve the date(s) you requested and booked on our website for you and we decline taking other tours for these date(s) to honor yours. We keep a tour guide and a luxury vehicle on hold and make all required reservations and arrangements for you and your party, so please don’t change the date or cancel at the last minute as we have other customers and tours to honor.
General terms
In an effort to honor all tours, we reserve the right to partner with other tour operators, freelancers, and/or our sister companies. The exact name and contact information of your tour operator will be stated on your tour voucher and the trip confirmation will be issued especially for you after we received your approved transaction.
All tours are subject to availability as we may get several tour requests at the same time. Approved payment transactions do not guarantee your tour unless it has been confirmed via email.
Declined Transactions: Please note that when transactions are declined, we do not receive any information in this regard, so do not expect your reservation to be in place unless you received written confirmation. Please contact us asap, but do not expect us to honor your tour without an email confirmation and tour voucher from us.
If your booking was declined by your own bank, this is often due to a mismatch between your bank information (such as the names on the credit card, zip/postal code or billing address) compared to the bank information you provided on our website when placed your order. Sometimes, transactions are declined due to insufficient funds as well. Your tour(s) will not be confirmed until your new transaction is approved by your own bank. We apologize for the inconvenience but your own bank did so to prevent fraud and protect your credit card information or due one of the above factors.
All our tours are subject to availability even when the transactions are approved. We will get back to you as soon as possible and let you know if the required tour(s) and date(s) still available. Also, all our tours are conducted in English unless otherwise stated in the email or tour voucher confirmation we will send you soon, once your transaction is approved.
We reserve the right to offer you suitable substitutes or changes to your itinerary, tours or services due to special events, weather conditions, road closures, vehicle breakdowns, unpredictable circumstances, unavailability and/or due to last minute reservations. We assume no responsibility for delays caused by accidents, breakdowns, unforeseen accidents or events, road, weather conditions and/or all other circumstances beyond our control. We do not guarantee to arrive to, or depart from, any point at a specific time for the same above considerations. However, we will do our very best to honor your tour itinerary and schedule accordingly.
Wheelchair and Handicap Accessibility issues: We apologize but our vehicles are not equipped with wheelchair access. There is no room for a wheelchair in our vehicles unless it’s a very small and foldable wheelchair. However, the main concern is the customers’ ability to get it in and out of the vehicles for liability issues. Our one-day tour lasts 12 hours, door-to-door, but a 4 to 5-hour drive each way may be necessary, based on weather and traffic conditions. When kids , seniors, and wheelchairs are part of the tour, this will slow down the trip, and requires overtime. $179 will be charged to your credit card for each additional hour added to the tour after 12 hours by van, and $129 per hour when touring by SUV.
Pets: Pets are not allowed in our vehicles out of respect for those who have allergies to pets.
Smoking: Our vehicles are also non-smoking.
Clothing: Please be prepared for cold weather, slippery roads and hiking trails, so have comfortable waterproof hiking shoes to walk on the snow in winter and spring. This long day-tour is hard on kids and seniors, we therefore recommend the overnight tour package.
Parks, Attractions and Site’s Closures: We are not responsible, nor liable, for road and weather conditions. State and national parks’ closure can happen at any time and without a prior notice, due to bad road and weather considerations. No refund will be issued, regardless the reasons for which the trip may not reach its destination. If you cancel or stop the tour for personal or medical reasons, there will be no refund or tours or dates offered either.
Guided tours in foreign languages: All tours in foreign languages are subject to extra fees to cover tour guides or freelancers we may hire to honor your tour in the required language.
Travel Agents: Travel agents are liable for 20% gratuity when their costumer do not tip the driver or tour guides. We require customers’ full name and contact information from all travel agent or the tour will be cancelled. Travel agent are also liable for all overtime when their clients do not pay for, and a credit card will be needed on file. Due to high cost of conducting business in California, we barely cover our business expenses and wages, therefore, all our tours are non-commissionable rates.
Gratuity: 15 to 20% gratuity is required and customary in the USA. Generally, a tip may vary between 15% to 20% of the total purchase amount, or it can be a flat amount that is near the appropriate percent. It really depends upon the situation.

 

Thank you for your interest in Lake Tahoe Adventures. We appreciate your interest in our business.
We look forward to serving you in the future and make your vacation last longer.
Should you need any further assistance, don’t hesitate to contact us.

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Why Us?

  • 5 Star tour guides and excellent customer service

  • We are unconditionally committed to excellence

  • Quality private custom tours &exclusive outdoor adventures

  • We are a Reliable, Certified and Local Small Business

  • Luxury 4WD SUVs and top-of-the-line vehicles

  • Go where you want to go, travel your way and at your pace

  • Quality products, great values and no hidden fees

  • Luxuryvehciles and VIP travel services à la carte

  • Expert photographers and hikers tour leaders available

  • Family-friendly tour operator, always willing to go the extra mile

  • Secure websites and 100% satisfaction guarantee

  • Complimentary services and all-inclusive tour packages

  • All applicable taxes and entrance fees included

                   
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