35th International Symposium on Combustion
Accompanying Guest Tours

Registration for the Accompanying Tours program is now open, via the main Symposium registration page. Tickets can only be guaranteed for those ordering before July 20, so book your seats now! All tours will begin and end at the Hyatt Regency Hotel. Bus drop-offs at the Parc 55 hotel at the end of the tours may also be available. Please arrive at the Hyatt Regency 15 minutes before the listed tour time to board your bus.

Monday 4 August 2014

San Francisco City Tour
Discover the breathtaking city of San Francisco aboard a luxury coach with a knowledgeable tour guide.  Attractions you will see include Fisherman's Wharf, Chinatown, North Beach, Twin Peaks, the Golden Gate Bridge, Golden Gate Park, the Palace of Fine Arts, Union Square, Nob Hill, Alamo Square, Civic Center, Presidio National Park, and the Financial District.

Start time: 09:00
End time: 12:30
$45 per person

Tour of Alcatraz
We have been unable to acquire group tickets to visit Alcatraz, as originally planned. Therefore, this afternoon is free for more intensive investigation of any of the sights you saw on the City Tour or feel free to arrange your own visit to Alcatraz by going to www.alcatrazcruises.com . Note that Alcatraz tickets often sell out in advance during the summer, so you will probably need to buy your tickets in advance

Tuesday 5 August 2014

Monterey, Carmel, and the 17-Mile Drive
This all-day tour features a drive south along California's scenic Highway 1, with views of the rugged coastline.  Highlights of the tour include Monterey's Cannery Row, Pebble Beach, the Lone Cypress, Seal Rock. Carmel-by-the-sea, Mission Carmel, and Pacific Grove.

Start time: 08:30
End time: 17:00
$65 per person

Wednesday 6 August 2014

Napa & Sonoma Wine Country
This all-day tour heads north from San Francisco across the Golden Gate Bridge through the famous and scenic wine country of Napa and Sonoma Valleys.  Estate wine tasting and vineyard tours will be conducted at 2-3 select wineries.

Start time: 09:00
End time: 16:30
$70 per person
Thursday 7 August 2014

Muir Woods & Sausalito
This half-day tour begins with a trip across the Golden Gate Bridge to the only old-growth coastal redwood forest in the Bay Area, at Muir Woods National Monument.  You will have time to stroll beneath these majestic giants, some of which reach 260 feet high and have lived for over 1000 years,before rejoining the tour to see Sausalito, a Mediterranean-like village nestled on the San Francisco Bay, famous for its sweeping views and timeless sophistication.

Start time: 09:00
End time: 13:00
$54 per person
Friday 8 August 2014

No organized tours on this day. Suggested activities on your own include taking a ferry to Angel Island and boarding a tram tour to learn about its interesting history, visiting Alcatraz, or spending time at the California Academy of Sciences. See the “Other Local Attractions” page for more ideas.
Saturday 9 August 2014

Yosemite National Park
This all-day tour will take you east from San Francisco across the Bay Bridge through the interior valleys of California, including the Great Central Valley, before climbing the Sierra Nevada mountains to the first national park established in the United States, Yosemite.  There, you will see majestic views of granite cliffs, such as Half Dome and El Capitan, as well as 1000-foot high waterfalls, such as Yosemite Falls and Bridal Veil Falls.  You will have the option to of hiking, ride a bike, or take  tram tour of Yosemite Valley.

Approximate start time: 07:00
Approximate end time: 22:00
$125 per person