Tour Overview

  • Bus OR flight to Silicon Valley, CA.
  • Charter bus for the duration of the tour
  • Hotel accommodations
  • Two breakfasts, three lunches, and two dinners
  • Admission to the Tech Interactive Museum
  • Visit to San Francisco
  • Admission to U.S. Space and Rocket Center
  • Admission to the Computer History Museum
  • Guided tour of iconic tech company headquarters
  • Free Tour Leaders 1 Per 15 Paying Students
  • Zoni Tour Manager

Day 1: Explore Tech and the City

Depart from your school and travel to Silicon Valley.

Arrive in Silicon Valley where you will drop off your luggage at the hotel and meet your Zoni Tour Manager.

Visit Tech Interactive, an interactive science and technology museum. It features a wide range of interactive exhibits that cover various fields such as robotics, biotechnology, and clean energy. Students can engage in hands-on activities, including coding workshops and STEM challenges.

Enjoy a delicious lunch at the Museum.

Explore the iconic city of San Francisco, which is about an hour's drive away. You can visit the Golden Gate Bridge or Pier 39.

Have dinner at a local restaurant before returning to Silicon Valley.

Check into the hotel to rest up for another day of exploring technology.

Day 2: Space Exploration

Breakfast at the hotel.

Begin your day at the Chabot Space and Science Center in Oakland. The center offers a wide range of interactive exhibits and programs related to space, astronomy, and science. Visit the planetarium for a show.

Enjoy a picnic lunch at the scenic Redwood Bowl nearby. This serene and natural setting offers a peaceful environment for your midday break.

Continue your exploration of the Chabot Space and Science Center, taking part in educational workshops and hands-on exhibits.

Enjoy dinner in Oakland while taking in the hustle and bustle of the neighborhood.

Return to your hotel for the night.

Day 3: Tech Legends

Breakfast at the hotel.

Begin your morning with a trip to the Computer History Museum, a treasure trove of computing history. It showcases the evolution of computers and technology, from the earliest mechanical devices to modern computers and artificial intelligence.

Enjoy lunch at a local eatery.

Choose one of the following technology company headquarters for a guided tour: Google, Apple, or Meta (formerly Facebook), where you can learn about the history of the company, their newest products, and their cutting-edge technology.

Depart Silicon Valley and head home with your newfound knowledge of technology history.

Must Know

Educational Enrichment: This tour provides students with a comprehensive educational experience, covering science, technology, and history, making it an ideal choice for enriching their knowledge base.

Hands-On Learning: Students can actively engage with interactive exhibits and participate in simulations, fostering practical understanding of technology and space exploration.

Career Exploration: The tour offers insight into potential career paths in technology, from programming to space exploration, encouraging students to consider future opportunities in these fields.

Encouraging Critical Thinking: The itinerary encourages students to think critically about the past, present, and future of technology, fostering a deeper appreciation for the role of innovation in our lives.

  • Silicon Valley is not a single city, but rather a region in the southern part of the San Francisco Bay Area and encompasses cities like San Jose, Mountain View, Cupertino, and others.
  • The climate in Silicon Valley is generally mild, but it can vary. Be prepared for cool, foggy mornings and war afternoons. Layers and comfortable walking shoes are advisable.
  • When visiting technology company headquarters, be aware that they often have strict security protocols, including restrictions on photography. Follow the guidelines provided during the tour

  • Travel time to and from different parts of the country may modify these itineraries.
  • 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.