Tour Overview

  • Charter bus OR flight to San Francisco, CA
  • Private charter bus transportation for the duration of the tour
  • Hotel accommodations
  • Breakfast each morning
  • Three lunches and two dinners
  • Guided tour of the city
  • Evening walk at the Embarcadero waterfront
  • Visit to Golden Gate Park and Visitor Center
  • Admission to the de Young Museum, the California Academy of Sciences, OR Oracle Park
  • Graduation party cruise
  • Ferry ride to Alcatraz
  • Admission to Alcatraz
  • Free Tour Leaders 1 Per 15 Paying Students
  • Zoni Tour Manager

Day 1: San Francisco Arrival and City Exploration


Depart from your school and travel to San Francisco.

Arrive in San Francisco and meet your Zoni Tour Manager at the hotel for bag drop-off.


Enjoy a delicious lunch at a local restaurant.

Embark on a guided tour of the city's iconic sites. Enjoy chocolate in Ghirardelli Square, wind your way along Lombard Street, and visit the United States’ largest and oldest Chinatown.


Group dinner at a restaurant with local flavors.

Take a relaxing stroll along the Embarcadero waterfront and enjoy the stunning views of the Bay Bridge before returning to the hotel for the night.

Day 2: Golden Gate Park and Graduation Cruise


Breakfast at the hotel.

Depart for Golden Gate Park.

Explore Golden Gate Park, one of San Francisco's most iconic green spaces, starting your tour at the Visitor Center where you can see the original rivets and hard hats used to build the bridge. Take in the interactive exhibits as well as the natural wonders in this urban park.


Have lunch at a nearby eatery.

Visit the de Young Museum or the California Academy of Sciences or take a behind-the-scenes look at Oracle Park, home of the legendary San Francisco Giants.

Enjoy some free time to explore the city at your leisure, shop, or relax.

Return to the hotel where you will dress to impress in preparation for your graduation cruise.


Board your Graduation Cruise in the evening for a memorable celebration on San Francisco Bay. Enjoy dinner and dance the night away while taking in the city's glittering skyline. Enjoy the once-in-a-lifetime party on the Bay.

Day 3: Alcatraz and Departure


Breakfast at the hotel and check-out.

Depart for Alcatraz Island.

Take a ferry to Alcatraz Island and explore the historic former prison that once housed notorious criminals.


Return to the mainland and have lunch at a local restaurant.

Depart for your school, reflecting on the unforgettable experiences and memories of your senior year.

Must Know

Memorable Graduation Cruise: The Graduation Cruise offers a unique evening celebration on the San Francisco Bay, creating lasting memories for students.

Comprehensive San Francisco Experience: Students will explore iconic sites such as Chinatown, Ghirardelli Square, and the Embarcadero, gaining a well-rounded understanding of the city's culture and history.

Educational Opportunities: Visits to attractions like Alcatraz Island, Golden Gate Park museums, and the waterfront provide enriching educational experiences.

Flexible Schedule: This tour balances guided activities with free time, allowing students to fully enjoy the city's charm while also having opportunities for shopping and relaxation.

  • San Francisco's weather can be unpredictable, with cool temperatures and the possibility of fog. Bring layers, a light jacket, and comfortable footwear.
  • San Francisco is renowned for its food scene. Try clam chowder in a sourdough bread bowl, dim sum in Chinatown, and diverse international cuisines.

  • Travel time to and from different parts of the country may modify these itineraries.
  • All of our itineraries are fully customizable.
  • Flexible payment plans are available.

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General Information

General information regarding student tours and field trips.

We offer a wide variety of customized educational itineraries based upon your curriculum requests and budget.

Tour inclusions vary depending on your itinerary, but all include transportation, accommodations, venue admissions, and most meals (as outlined in your proposal).

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Yes. All itineraries are fully customizable based upon your desired destination, curriculum requests, and budget needs.

Because we fully customize every itinerary, we can offer tours to any and every age group.

No, Zoni educational tours are not limited to school students alone. They can be arranged for college students, adult learners, faith-based organizations, community-based organizations, language organizations, home-school co-ops, cultural schools/organizations, businesses, or individuals with an interest in acquiring knowledge and exploring new environments.

Absolutely. We cater to various group sizes, including homeschoolers, with fully customizable itineraries.

We require a minimum of ten paying passengers per group. We have no maximum group size.

Planning should begin as soon as possible. International travel is typically planned 12-18 months before departure.

Zoni Educational travel tours have trained Tour Managers and Tour Leaders accompanying the group. For domestic travel there will be one Tour Leader for every 10 students and for international travel, there will be one Tour Leader for every 6 students.

The Tour Leader is a representative from your school. The Tour Manager is affiliated with Zoni Tours and is well versed in the destinations visited.

Yes, for domestic travel we offer one free tour leader per ten paying passengers. For international travel, we offer one free tour leader per six paying passengers.

The itineraries listed on our website include examples of destinations that we travel to, but we are happy to customize a tour of any destination you wish to visit.

While many of our domestic tours are two-night/three-day itineraries, we can customize a tour for any desired length of time.

Your transportation needs will be provided by Zoni Tours, unless otherwise noted in your proposal.

Full names, dates of birth, emergency contacts, dietary restrictions, and any other relevant information needed for your itinerary.

Students and tour leaders will be responsible for securing traveler documents and information. Zoni will keep digital copies of passports and visas for international travel in case of emergency.

All forms are signed at registration along with terms and conditions. Documentation required by your school or organization may vary.

No. Group travel is secured under one booking.

No, seats will be assigned at the time of booking.

While not guaranteed, Zoni Tours will do everything possible to accommodate this request.

Flight changes are available at your own expense, subject to group leaders' approval.

Zoni Tours will accommodate special needs per ADA and section 504. We can secure accommodations in motorcoaches, hotels, and most eateries. However, elements of certain itineraries are not accessible to wheelchairs and other devices. Please make your Educational Group Tour Coordinator aware of any special needs when you begin your travel planning.