UDC Tour List - California Bike Tours - Complete List of Trips

Alpine Lakes of California Lake Tahoe

Experience the alpine country surrounding Lake Tahoe, described by Mark Twain as “the fairest picture the whole earth affords”. Explore the tranquil alpine lakes tucked in the quiet nooks of the Sierra Nevada Range. Stay in the historic town of Truckee, the mountain framed Olympic Valley, and the coastal playground of South Lake Tahoe.

Days: 6

Price: from $2190

Start City: Truckee

Finish City: Truckee

Activity Levels: 3-4


New  Monterey Coast and Carmel Valley

Escape to the magnificent Monterey Coast and peaceful Carmel Valley. Ride the California oak-dotted hillsides of Steinbeck Country. Cruise the car-free roads of Fort Ord, fly down the coast through Monterey and Pacific Grove, savor the spectacular Big Sur coastline.

Days: 4

Price: from $1386

Start City: Monterey

Finish City: Monterey

Activity Levels: 2-5


Kiss of Death High Sierra Challenge

Find your climbing legs on the empty roads and high mountain passes of the Northern California High Sierra in Alpine County—the least populated county in the state. Ebbetts Pass, Pacific Grade, Monitor Pass, and more. Relax after a long day of riding in the quaint mountain town of Markleeville.

Days: 4

Price: from $938

Start City: Markleeville

Finish City: Markleeville

Activity Levels: 4-5


Big Sur Spectacular

Cycle Big Sur, the “grandest meeting of land and sea”. Bicycle the Monterey Peninsula, Seventeen Mile Drive of Pebble Beach, Big Sur shoreline and redwoods, Paso Robles Wine Country. Experience the rugged beauty of the Central California Pacific Coast.

Days: 6

Price: from $2196

Start City: Monterey

Finish City: Paso Robles

Activity Levels: 3-5


Summits of San Francisco Bay

Accomplish a complete circle route of the San Francisco Bay on a bicycle. Conquer the famous three grand summits of the Bay Area. Bike across the Golden Gate Bridge, spin along the Pacific Coast, explore nearly deserted country roads through classic California terrain.

Days: 8

Price: from $2784

Start City: San Jose

Finish City: San Jose

Activity Levels: 4-5


Santa Barbara Wine Country Weekend

Explore the country roads and pastures of the Southern California Santa Barbara County Wine Country and Santa Ynez Valley, ride the roads the pros train on, test your fitness on the time trial course of the Amgen Tour of California.

Days: 3

Price: from $894

Start City: Solvang

Finish City: Solvang

Activity Levels: 3-5


New  Northern California Wine and Waves

Tour the sunny and uncrowded valleys of the Northern California Wine Country and Pacific Coast. Relax in Wine Country towns of Healdsburg and Occidental, ride the redwoods of famous King Ridge Road of the rugged coastal range to Sea Ranch, follow the Pacific Coast Route to Bodega Bay.

Days: 6

Price: from $2382

Start City: Rohnert Park

Finish City: Rohnert Park

Activity Levels: 3-4


Northern California Climbs

Take a climbing tour of Northern California's Wine Country, redwoods, coastal mountains, and Pacific Coast. Explore mountains of Sonoma Wine Country. Climb the steep coastal mountain range. Stay at the ocean's edge in Sea Ranch and Bodega Bay. Ride the virtually uninhabited coastline to the Russian River's towering redwoods. Summit Mount Tamalpais, with a spectacular view of the San Francisco Bay.

Days: 8

Price: from $3088

Start City: Mill Valley

Finish City: Mill Valley

Activity Levels: 4-5


Sonoma Wine Country and California Coast

Enjoy a weekend tour of Sonoma County Wine Country, Russian River redwoods, and Northern California Pacific Coast. Visit boutique wineries, bicycle the rugged Pacific coastline, experience the rolling terrain and shady redwood forests of the Bohemian Highway, stay on the banks of the Russian River under towering redwoods.

Days: 4

Price: from $1398

Start City: Rohnert Park

Finish City: Monte Rio

Activity Levels: 2-4


New  Golden Gate Getaway Weekend Bike Tour

Enjoy 3 days of cycling heaven at the Golden Gate of San Francisco Bay. Bike the Golden Gate Bridge, explore spectacular redwood groves, enjoy million dollar views from ridgetop roads, experience jaw-dropping vistas from the Marin Headlands.

Days: 3

Price: from $1194

Start City: San Francisco

Finish City: San Francisco

Activity Levels: 1-5


California Desert Escape

Get away from the cold and wet of Winter while cycling the warmth, grandeur, and empty roads of the Southern California Desert Region. Visit Palm Springs, Palm Desert, Indian Wells, Salton Sea, Anza-Borrego Desert, Borrego Springs.

Days: 6

Price: from $2196

Start City: Palm Springs

Finish City: Indian Wells

Activity Levels: 2-5


California Central Coast

Explore the rolling hills, wineries, and coastal splendor of the Central California Region. Visit Paso Robles Wine Country, San Luis Obispo, Avila Beach, Morro Bay, Santa Maria, the famed Santa Ynez Valley, Los Olivos, Solvang.

Days: 6

Price: from $2196

Start City: San Jose

Finish City: Santa Barbara

Activity Levels: 3-4


New  Half Moon Bay Coastal Getaway

Escape to the quiet coastal community of Half Moon Bay, just a short ride from Silicon Valley. Explore the isolated roads of the Santa Cruz Mountains through grasslands, oak hillsides, and shady redwood groves of the Pacific Coastal Range. Watch the sun set into the Pacific Ocean from the balcony of your luxury suite.

Days: 3

Price: from $996

Start City: Los Altos

Finish City: Los Altos

Activity Levels: 1-5


Ride Across California

Travel across California by bicycle! Begin this epic journey in South Lake Tahoe and bike over the Sierra Nevada, down through gold country, across several wine regions and over rolling farmlands until you reach the Pacific Ocean. A perfect sampling of California terrain.

Days: 9

Price: from $3294

Start City: S. Lake Tahoe

Finish City: Mill Valley

Activity Levels: 4-5