6 days 6 nights
Pacific Trek

Total Price: $798

 

Starts: San Francisco, California

Ends: San Francisco, California

$100 reserves your spot today!

Embark on a Pacific Northwest adventure featuring adrenaline pumping white water rafting, the serene Crater Lake National Park, relaxing hot spring soaks and a pristine coastline bordered by towering redwoods, the world’s tallest living things.  Explore a historic Gold Rush town and meander the quaint city streets of Ashland, Oregon. See why the Pacific Northwest has stolen the hearts of visitors from all over the world!

Welcome to the Green Tortoise!

Day 0

Meet at the bus loading zone at the intersection of Columbus and Montgomery Street in downtown San Francisco with your e-ticket.

The bus departs at 9:00 PM.  

Plan to arrive 30 minutes prior to the departure time. 

Custom Sleeper Coach Drive Night

Day 1

Morning finds us in the realm of towering giants.  A hike through the magical forest in Prairie Creek Redwood State Park leads to the unspoiled beauty of the North Coast.  Relax on a short ride to our remote campsite before a gourmet cookout and peaceful night’s rest under a canopy of stars in the Trinity National Forest.

Meals Included: Breakfast / Lunch / Dinner

Optional Swim

Camp Night

Day 2

Blast off on the Trinity River with an optional whitewater rafting experience or take a gentler approach to the day and soak up the sun while spotting wildlife on the river bank.  Explore the historic town of Weaverville, nestled at the base of the Trinity Alps Wilderness.  Visit some of the art galleries and historical buildings or stroll along on a coffeehouse tour before heading to our campsite under the stars.

Meals Included: Breakfast / Dinner

Optional Swim / Showers Available

Camp Night

Day 3

Lassen National Park supports a “quiet” volcano and boasts a network of cracks in the earth’s crust that deliver hydrothermal delights and smokey plumage upward to the heavens.  One of the wonders of the world!  Few have had the opportunity to spend time in a region so densely populated with geothermal activity!  Explore the unique terrain of Bumpass Hell and meander through steaming pools, multi-colored soils, and aquamarine water. 

Meals Included: Breakfast / Lunch / Dinner

Optional Swim

Camp Night

Day 4

The blue depths of Crater Lake are ideal for a serene day of reflection or an inspiring hike to the shore.  The volcanic island provides a unique photographic opportunity, as does the abundant and diverse vegetation.  Keep your camera handy — you may spot one of the local elk, pronghorn, black-tailed deer or coyote that reside here.  Later, revitalize your body and spirit in a natural hot springs nestled in a lush forest overlooking a river. After soaking the night away, Umpqua Hot Springs is sure to be on your list of favorite plunge sites!

Meals Included: Breakfast / Lunch / Dinner

Optional Swim/Soak

Camp night

Day 5

Satisfy your craving for metropolis in Ashland, Oregon.  Stroll through an art gallery, take in some live music, sample the local offerings at a wine bar or microbrewery, or attend a theatrical performance.  Then, delight the taste buds with a culinary masterpiece.  If shopping is your passion, you’ll find plenty of specialty stores and boutiques here.  

Meals Included: Breakfast

Showers Available

Custom Sleeper Coach Drive Night

Day 6

Our wondrous journey ends in San Francisco at 7:00 AM.  We’ll say farewell until the next incredible journey!

  • 70% of your meals
  • Travel by Custom Coach
  • National Park Entrance Fees
  • Semi-Guided Exploration of the Parks
  • Sleeping Pad
  • Camping Fees
What’s Not Included
    • Sleeping Bag  (Rent one from us!)
    • Tent  (You don’t need one.  You can sleep on the bus!)
    • River Rafting Trip
    • Crater Lake Boat Tour

You’ll be traveling in a custom sleeper coach! 

 

A sleeping bag is required for this adventure. If you don’t have one, rent one from us upon booking!  Just $15 for the entire trip.

 

A tent is not required.  You are welcome to sleep on the bus or use one of our pads to sleep beneath the stars.  You may rent a tent from us for $50 (if you really want one).

 

Our coaches are equipped with a camp kitchen.  No need to bring your own cookware or utensils.  Bring a reusable lunch container to store your packed lunch and a reusable water bottle.

Departure:  9:00 PM – San Francisco California, Columbus and Montgomery St. Bus Loading Zone 

Arrival:  7:00 AM – San Francisco, CA, Columbus and Montgomery St. Bus Loading Zone

Dates & Prices

Monday, August 3 – Sunday, August 9, 2020

Food: $599 + Food/Parks: $199
Total:
$798

Embark on a Pacific Northwest adventure featuring adrenaline pumping whitewater rafting, the serene Crater Lake National Park, relaxing hot spring soaks and a pristine coastline bordered by towering redwoods, the world’s tallest living things.  Explore a historic Gold Rush town and meander the quaint city streets of Ashland, Oregon. See why the Pacific Northwest has stolen the hearts of visitors from all over the world!

Day By Day 

0. San Francisco, CA – Drive Night

1. Prairie Creek Redwoods State Park – Camp Night

2. Trinity River Rafting – Drive Night

3. Lassen National Park – Camp Night

4. Crater Lake National Park – Camp Night

5. Ashland, Oregon – Camp Night

6. San Francisco, CA – Arrival