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About Golden Horizon Travel LLC

About Us


Why Choose Golden Horizon Travel

Our ultimate goal is to meet and exceed your expectations
because are unconditionally committed to excellence.

We are the premier tour company in San Francisco specializing in personalized VIP and private expertly-guided custom tours in English as well as several foreign languages (with real driver-guides, not pre-recorded commentaries!) in top-of-the-line SUVs. From the moment you contact us by phone or reserve your tour online, to the tour itself, we guarantee superior customer service and an outstanding touring experience.

If you are looking for a relaxing escape or exciting adventure and traveling solo, as a couple, as a multi-generational family or corporate group, we adapt and customize our tours to suit your needs and preferences. Our mission is to ensure that your journey with us will be one-of-a-kind and will create memories that last a lifetime!

Our highly trained, professional, knowledgeable, fun and multilingual guides have earned hundreds of excellent reviews on for their expertise and personal attention to each guest.

You can book all your tours through us, as a package, and save time and money! In addition to San Francisco, Muir Woods, Sausalito, Napa Valley, Sonoma Wine Country, Yosemite National Park, Carmel and Monterey we offer exclusive custom tours to unique and off-the-beaten-path destinations, including the majestic Hearst Castle, Mammoth Lakes in the High Sierra, beautiful Lake Tahoe, the Point Reyes National Seashore, Redwood National Park, and even the storied Silicon Valley with its famous high tech companies. For the thrill of a lifetime, consider our hot air balloon rides, horseback riding trips, or rafting down the wild and scenic rivers of Northern California. Let us handle your tour and travel package needs in the San Francisco Bay Area and Northern California and you will not be disappointed!

Golden Horizon Tours LLC was founded in 2004 and, since then, we have been rewarding our customers' trust with the finest quality tours and travel experiences. To date we have received over a thousand 5-star reviews from satisfied customers as well as the Gold Award of Business Credibility Trust from Dun & Bradstreet, along with various other awards from San Francisco Travel and a Better Business Bureau A+ rating, among others. We have accomplished this by focusing on quality rather than quantity. Our goal is to meet and exceed your expectations.

Laws, Regulations, and Insurance

Golden Horizon Travel LLC cooperates and complies with Federal and State Laws and Regulations. We are a licensed United States Tour Operator and Sightseeing Tour Company. Golden Horizon Travel LLC is based in San Francisco, California. Our business and our vehicles are federally insured and licensed by the State of California. We are registered with California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC).

Secure Payments, Safety and Security Concerns

Website Safety

Our website is tested daily to ensure that it is secure and hacker-free. Our website complies with PCI (payment card industry). We also use high-grade encryption to ensure that your transaction and credit card information are kept encrypted and secure using a certified SSL (secure sockets layer).

Merchant Account and Transactions:

Does Golden Horizon Travel LLC have a Merchant Account and how does it work?

Yes, we do have a Merchant Account which legally collects payments from customers who agree to shop on our secure website. The Merchant Account securely verifies the accuracy of your credit card information and the availability of your funds, then authorizes your transaction(you approve when shopping on our website ) in order to obtain the required funds which they then transfer to our merchant account. If you do not agree with our terms and tour prices, you can at any time stop this transaction before you process it on our website. All our prices are clearly posted on our website in US currency and the price is per person (including tax) unless otherwise noted.

Our Payment Gateway:

As an e-commerce certified merchant and website, we provide a secure virtual payment gateway to ensure a secure and encrypted transaction between our website and the server. We take every security measure to protect your privacy and personal information. Our payment gateway is


Web Site Liability and Disclaimer

Since © 2004 DBA Golden Horizon Travel and Sightseeing Tours is located in San Francisco
at 1806 Belles Street, San Francisco, Ca, 94129

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All of our websites and material thereon are copyright to Golden Horizon Travel LLC. All photos, videos, images, web content pages, maps and itineraries are copyright. Our logo and domain name are copyright and trademarked, and registered by the Secretary of State of California in Sacramento. Our websites are, and all affiliated websites are the exclusive property of Golden Horizon Travel LLC. The use of one or any of the above can be subject to lawsuits according to State and Federal Laws. We make every effort to ensure accuracy; however some of the information, products, or services on this website may contain inaccuracies and typographical errors. Changes and corrections are periodically made and added to the content of our website. We assume no responsibility for any information, products, and services obtained throughout our websites. If you as an individual or as a business owner have any intention to use our logo or any other material for any purpose, please contact us.

Privacy Policies, Terms and Conditions

We have designed comprehensive web pages regarding our terms and privacy policy. To learn more about our privacy policy, please click here for more information: Our Privacy Policy and Terms Conditions.

Additional Services: Private, Escorted Tours and Tour Packages

Founded in 2004, Golden Horizon Travel LLC specializes in providing visitors with custom private and small-group tours via luxury SUV vehicles and deluxe Vans around San Francisco Bay Area and Northern and Southern California as well as to Nevada, Arizona, Colorado and Utah. Your tour guide will lead you on an adventure to some of best sights and attractions including national parks, wineries, museums and secret overlooks and places that other tour operators are not aware of! Golden Horizon Travel is led by a team of travel experts from the United State and Europe, and the company’s combined 30 years of local and international travel and tour experience reiterates our passion of and our expertise on providing a memorable one-in-a-lifetime experience for all visitors. Our tour guides are professional, reliable, great drivers and incredibly knowledgeable on all of the sites, attractions, and natural wonders included in each tour. Our tour guides are also multi-lingual and excellent communicators. It is their expertise, passion and personality that bring each tour to life.

Because we love to travel just as much as our visitors, we understand that your vacation is important to you. We customize our tours for each of our guests so that each experience is tailored to your preferences. Our visitors love touring with us so much that they have come back time and again to experience a new part of Northern California with us each time. What makes Golden Horizon Tours different from all of the other tour companies is that we lead our tours in luxury 4x4 SUVs and vans, making it possible to weave around hard-to-maneuver roads that big tour buses cannot. This is what makes Golden Horizon tours the top choice for visitors wanting to see Northern California. We strive to create tour itineraries that excite our visitors and exceed their expectations.

We assist you in creating custom group packages and services that include activities like dining, theater, cultural and art venues, national and state parks, wineries and much more! Based on your preferences, we include exciting, exclusive and memorable stops and activities to be enjoyed on the tour. We offer private, semi-private and affordable small-group tours, perfect for couples, family reunions, groups of friends, etc.

Our vehicles: Our brand-new vehicles are equipped with top-of-the-line leather, sunroof, DVD player, video games, microphone PA system, On Star system, satellite phone line, and much more! You have the option of riding in a high-top panoramic limousine van, 4x4 SUV, stretch limousine, 4x4 Jeep or motor coach.

Location: Golden Horizon Travel provides tours across Northern and Southern California, Nevada, Arizona and Utah. We offer daily and weekly tours, adventures and travel packages in San Francisco, Los Angeles, San Diego, Las Vegas, and all western national parks and attractions departing out of San Francisco, Los Angeles and Las Vegas.

Signature Tours: Our signature and famed tours are our San Francisco tours that cover Alcatraz, Muir Woods, Redwood National Park, Yosemite and Giant Sequoias, Point Reyes, Natural Wonders and Outdoors, Mendocino and Lake Wine Country, Silicon Valley, Hot Air Balloon and Safari adventures, Sonoma and Napa Valley Wine Country, Giant Redwoods and Sausalito, Monterey, Carmel, 17-mile Drive, Pebble Beach, Hearst Castle, Big Sur, Mammoth Lakes, Mono Lake and Death Valley, Lake Tahoe and Reno. We also offer guided tours to locations including San Luis Obispo, Solvang, Santa Barbara, Malibu, Los Angeles, the Tournament of Rose Parade, and San Diego. We offer group tours and travel packages to Laughlin, Las Vegas, Grand Canyon, Sedona, Monument Valley, Brice Canyon, Zion, the Valley of Fire, Lake Mead, Hoover Dam, and much more.

Please feel free to contact us and we can assist you in customizing a tour package (including pick time and location) based on your preferences to any of the places mentioned above. You can also fill out our Travel Request form and we will respond back to you as soon as possible.

Business and Corporate Travel

We understand how busy business and corporate travelers can be so we have tailored a service to cater to this specific type of traveler. We offer convention and meeting services including setting up local ground transportation and tours for attendees. We have developed a customized online travel portal to handle all of your business travel needs.

As a San Francisco-based sightseeing tour operator and destination management agency, Golden Horizon Travel provides corporate, convention and leisure travel and tour services. Please feel free to send us a request via our Travel Request Form or contact us for more details.

Corporate and Convention Services

Golden Horizon Travel offers international clientele complete corporate and business travel planning services that include convention packages and tours. Our staff is well-equipped with the experience and knowledge to assist you with your corporate and convention needs and exceed your expectations. Each package is designed to accommodate each unique client and Golden Horizon Travel will assist with everything including working with your budget, travel dates and times, and itinerary. When it comes to planning business conventions or tours, Golden Horizon Travel will make your experience smooth and seamless.

Other services include (but not limited to) the following:

- Reserving first class hotels
- Setting up transportation (A variety of options are available including luxury limousines, motor coaches, ferries, and car rentals)
- Dining reservations
- Guided tours, offered in more than 10 languages
- Escorted/Custom/Private tours
- Meeting centers
- Catering
- Exclusive Tours
- VIP Services
- Interpreters

Corporate Conventions

Our event management staff is capable of facilitating all events as requested by our clients. A dependable team of professionals orchestrates all event arrangements, including finding a venue, choosing menus for the catering portion, renting the necessary equipment and staffing (if necessary). Golden Horizon Travel is involved every step of the way to ensure that your special event or convention is a success.

Airport Meeting, greeting and Ground Transportation

Golden Horizon Travel’s team offers meet and greet services at any local airport and can be facilitated in more than 10 languages. Just fill out our Travel Request form and we will handle the rest.

Convention Hotel Accommodations

The hotel properties we partner with are equipped with state of the art technology and staffed with dedicated employees who anticipate and promptly meet your needs. You can expect first-class business travel services and a distinctive array of amenities at each hotel property.

Convention Tours

All travel packages include access to all the most popular sights, reservations at the most celebrated restaurants, ground transportation, and the best accommodations based on your preferences. A Tour Director and Tour Guide will be assigned to each client and they will be on hand to assist from the moment you are picked up from the airport to when you depart to go home.

Contact Us

We are confident that Golden Horizon Travel exceeds your expectations with our tours and services.

Quotes: We respond promptly to every tour and travel request with a competitive quote estimated based on your desired budget and itinerary. Please be sure to include the number participants in your party, your preferred travel dates and your desired budget.

Travel Agents: Please send us your travel or tour inquiry so we start working on your tour immediately.

Commission: You can sell our products and tours for the price we quote you and you may add your commission on top of the required price you receive from us. Our rates and tour prices are final and are net non-commissionable as advertised on our website. Some exceptions may apply for large groupers and partners.

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