4–6 days
San Fransciso
Well-known as the home of some of the world’s most recognizable technology companies, it’s no surprise that San Francisco has a thriving culture built on science, technology, engineering, and math. Discuss environmental conservation at the redwoods in the Muir Woods Monument, marvel at the Golden Gate Bridge, then explore the artsy side of science with a visit to the Autodesk Gallery.
  • Day 1: San Francisco

    Meet your Tour Director at your destination

    Take a guided tour of San Francisco

    • Chinatown
    • Lombard Street
    • Golden Gate Bridge
    • Fisherman's Wharf

    Take a Cable Car Ride

  • Day 2: San Francisco

    Take a walking tour of downtown San Francisco, starting at the Salesforce Tower 

    Participate in a STEM workshop 

    Visit the Exploratorium 

    Participate in an interactive, team-based scavenger hunt through San Francisco 

  • Day 3: Silicon Valley

    Visit the Computer History Museum or the Tech Museum of Innovation 

    Snap a picture in front of a tech company HQ

    Visit Stanford University

  • Day 4: San Francisco

    Visit the California Academy of Sciences and take a behind-the-scenes tour 

Add 2 more days

  • Day 4: San Francisco

    Explore one of California's unique ecosystems, such as a redwood forest or a mountaintop landscape

    Take a tour of the Marine Mammal Center

    • Learn what it takes to build a career in marine science
  • Day 5: San Francisco

    Visit the California Academy of Sciences and take a behind-the-scenes tour 

    Participate in STEAM Workshop

  • Day 6: San Francisco

    Visit the University of California, Berkeley

Interested in learning more about this tour?
  • Day 1: San Francisco

    Meet your Tour Director at your destination

    Take a guided tour of San Francisco

    • Chinatown
    • Lombard Street
    • Golden Gate Bridge
    • Fisherman's Wharf

    Take a Cable Car Ride

  • Day 2: San Francisco

    Take a walking tour of downtown San Francisco, starting at the Salesforce Tower 

    Participate in a STEM workshop 

    Visit the Exploratorium 

    Participate in an interactive, team-based scavenger hunt through San Francisco 

  • Day 3: Silicon Valley

    Visit the Computer History Museum or the Tech Museum of Innovation 

    Snap a picture in front of a tech company HQ

    Visit Stanford University

  • Day 4: San Francisco

    Visit the California Academy of Sciences and take a behind-the-scenes tour 

Add 2 more days

  • Day 4: San Francisco

    Explore one of California's unique ecosystems, such as a redwood forest or a mountaintop landscape

    Take a tour of the Marine Mammal Center

    • Learn what it takes to build a career in marine science
  • Day 5: San Francisco

    Visit the California Academy of Sciences and take a behind-the-scenes tour 

    Participate in STEAM Workshop

  • Day 6: San Francisco

    Visit the University of California, Berkeley

Interested in learning more about this tour?

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Everything you get

This all-inclusive global experience gives students the chance to explore the world–all at an unbeatable value.
  • Airfare & transportation

    Your flights—covered. Buses, trains, cruise ships, ferries and subways—covered. We take care of getting you around so you can enjoy the ride.

  • Hotels

    Safe, comfortable hotels with private bathrooms will be waiting for you at your destination.

  • Meals

    3 meals daily (Days 2-8 and Day 9 on extension); Dinner on arrival day; Breakfast on departure day

  • Entrances

    Exploratorium and navigate the Tactile Dome, Levi's® Stadium, Autodesk Gallery, California Academy of Sciences, Marine Mammal Center, Walt Disney Family Museum

  • Full-time Tour Director

    Your dedicated Tour Director is with your group 24/7, providing deep local insight while handling all on-tour logistics.

  • Expert Local Guides

    Your expert local guides add cultural insight and global perspective on your sightseeing tours.

  • Personalized Learning Support

    Our personalized learning experience engages students before, during and after tour, with the option to create a final, reflective project.

  • Continuous Support

    Your dedicated EF team helps you every step of the way—from recruiting and enrolling travellers to planning and managing your tour.

  • 24-hour Emergency Service

    Travellers and their families can count on EF’s dedicated emergency service team.

  • Worldwide Presence

    EF has over 500 schools and offices in more than 50 countries worldwide so wherever you go, we’re there too.

  • Peace of Mind Program

    Feel secure knowing your group can change their destination or travel dates due to unforeseen circumstances.

Pricing that makes travel possible

Our prices include airfare, hotels, meals, a full-time Tour Director, and more.

Payment options

We believe every student should have the opportunity to travel, which is why we let our travellers choose how they want to manage their payments. Enrol in our Automatic Payment Plan with just $199 to start, make fixed and low monthly payments through Uplift, receive invoices and make your payments in less frequent instalments, or pay up front in full.

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Benefit from added flexibility of the risk-free enrolment period

If you're currently enrolled, or enrol by 150 days prior to tour departure date, on a tour with a scheduled departure date between October 1, 2022, and September 30, 2023, you'll have the option to cancel your tour for any reason by 150 days prior to your tour departure date for a full refund of 100% of the money paid to EF, including the $199 non-refundable deposit and the cost of the Global Travel Protection Plan.

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