High-End Clients & Top-Notch VIP Travel Services:

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High-End Clients & Top-Notch Travel Services


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.

We offer discreet and fully customizable luxury travel experiences for discerning adventure travelers. Our high-end vehicles, VIP specialized tour leaders, and attention to detail make every guest feel like a VIP and have won over high profile fans from entertainers to heads of state. Clients with unique privacy and security needs appreciate our commitment to safety and bespoke custom trip planning, allowing for collaborative strategizing with a security detail when needed.

Since 2004 we have had the pleasure of serving many high-end customers, including heads of states, governors, mayors, celebrities, businessmen and women. References are available upon request.

Among top high-end VIP clients, we have recently hosted Singapore Prime Minster Mr. Lee Hsien Loong, for 7 days in Yosemite National Park, San Francisco and Silicon Valley.

We offer 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 we will assist with everything including working with your budget, travel dates and times, and itinerary. When it comes to planning business conventions or tours, we will make your experience smooth and seamless.

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

Why Choose Us?

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~our goal is to exceed your expectations~

  •  100% Local San Francisco accredited and well-established certified business since 2004
  •  100% Glowing feedback including TripAdvisor, San Francisco Convention & Visitors Bureau, BBB + A rating, Yelp, Google and much more
  •  100% Peace of mind, hassle-free booking and worry-free travel packages with hotel accommodations
  •  100% Trusted, licensed and bonded local tour operator since 2004
  •  100% Tailor-made private tours and freedom to customize a la carte
  •  Unique itineraries, bucket-list destinations, and 5-Star experiences guaranteed
  •  High-level, first-class service – no hidden fees, satisfaction guaranteed
  •  Superior, outstanding customer service, always available, reliable, accessible, and accountable
  •  Outstanding awards: TripAdvisor Hall of Fame, 100% satisfaction from all customers, BBB A+ Rating, Gold Award of business credibility
  •  Trust, authentic tour experiences, and unique destinations unavailable elsewhere
  •  Family-friendly tour operator, local, passionate, and fun-loving multilingual tour guides
  •  Go where you want to go and travel at your pace
  •  High-profile VIP clients, top-notch travel services specialist
  •  Latest technology, secure website, secure and encrypted shopping cart

Top-Notch Tour Guides


Yosemite national park hotel accommodation lake tahoe resorts and package deals.jpgOur private tour drivers are so much more than a person to get you from point A to point B. They’re educated, thoughtful, and full of local insights. They’re professional guides and drivers with years of experience behind the wheel, and they always meet the highest safety standards. Our drivers are licensed, background checked, and regularly screened for drug and alcohol abuse.

Golden Horizon’s tour guides are fluent in multiple languages including English, French, Spanish, German, Portuguese, Italian, Korean, Chinese, Japanese and Russian. They are well traveled, culturally curious, and ready to share as many fun facts, entertaining stories, and historical anecdotes as you’d like. Enjoy their expert commentary on natural and human history, geology, and wildlife, or if you prefer, simply let the landscape do the talking.

Our mission is to understand and anticipate your needs and tailor the perfect trip for you and your party or group. Our world class hospitality team can tweak your itinerary on a whim, and make sure your trip is about you. Customer service is always at the top of our list, and to us, that goes far beyond opening doors and handling luggage.

Some of our Achievements


Golden Horizon Tours Inc. was founded in 2004, and we continue to reward our customers' trust with the finest quality tours and travel experiences. We have received thousands of 5-star reviews from satisfied customers on Yelp, Google, and TripAdvisor. We were honored with the Gold Award of Business Credibility Trust from Dun & Bradstreet. We maintain an A+ rating from the Better Business Bureau (BBB). And we’ve been recognized by the San Francisco Travel and Convention Bureau and Chamber of Commerce.

Thank you for your interest in Golden Horizon Travel and Tours. We hope to see you soon in the San Francisco Bay Area, and to share our magical Golden State’s best hidden natural wonders, iconic places, unique attractions, and exclusive destinations.

Should you need any further assistance regarding booking, don't hesitate to contact us.

Travel with savvy experts and real pros

Let us take you to another level of touring experience

Golden Horizon Tours is the premier private tour operator based in San Francisco, California. We specialize in expertly guided, private VIP tours. We guarantee superior customer service and an outstanding tour experience from the moment you book your tour to the end of your personalized adventure. For an unparalleled experience, let us handle your tour and travel package needs in the San Francisco Bay Area and Northern California. At Golden Horizon, we pride ourselves on providing world class service that extends beyond your ordinary path. Our completely customizable private tours put iconic landmarks and exhilarating adventures in the Bay Area and beyond within reach.

Get to Know Our Team: Tap into the amazing team resources at Golden Horizon to plan, customize, and take the trip of a lifetime. Every member of the Golden Horizon team plays an integral role in creating the Bay Area’s best private tours. From questions about booking, to handling luggage, customized itineraries, suggestions to knowing the locals only secret spots, we work very hard to make your experience unforgettable and perfectly designed for you.

Golden Horizon has been operating out of the San Francisco, California area for more than 16 years, and our commitment to excellent service permeates everything we do. From your first inquiry to a luxury vehicle arriving at your door, we strive to maintain trust and transparency throughout the entire process. We are travel industry veterans with roots in Europe and the United States. Using expertise gleaned from decades of experience, we keep the ship sailing smoothly to ensure the best possible guest experience. We gladly accommodate special requests and work diligently to resolve unforeseen circumstances if, and when they arise.

We are fully licensed and commercially insured, and only hire drivers that are experienced, passionate, and drug free. We respect the privacy and payment information of our guests, and gladly work with travel agents and businesses to accommodate special groups.

Authentic reviews from Trip Advisor

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    the best tour ever

    angie, Canada

  • Lake Tahoe & Yosemite tour experience

    What an amazing trip around Lake Tahoe after a 3-day custom adventure of Yosemite national park sights and attractions - a wonderful destination.

    Chris G., Dallas, Texas

  • Lake Tahoe is stunning & spectacular!!

    Even if you’re not a fan of outdoors activities, Tahoe worth the long drive from San Francisco. This is a must-see destination with remarkable attractions.

    Martha Frierrs, Alabama

  • A 5-star Yosemite & Tahoe experience

    Our 3-day private tour package to Lake Tahoe wonders, Gold Country & Yosemite National Park top attractions was excellent, exciting & memorable!

    Nicky & Bannysh. Kolkata (Calcutta), India

  • Tahoe is a bucket-list vacation destination

    The Lake is pristine, wonderful, so clean, the air is so fresh & pure with magnificent surroundings, what an awesome paradise on earth?

    Lucia & Rogelio Mérida, Mexico

  • Our Incredible experience in Lake Tahoe and Reno

    Our adventure to Lake Tahoe and Reno from San Francisco was amazing and unforgettable thanks to Golden Horizon Travel attentive staff, and tour guide.

    Gabriela & Oscar Reyes, Lima, Peru

  • Dream vacation to Tahoe, Yosemite & Mammoth Lakes

    My wife and I want you to know how much we enjoyed our time in Tahoe & Yosemite, we loved travelling with your company

    Bob and Faith, Australia

  • A memorable Tahoe -Yosemite combo tour experience

    Trust their tour reviews on trip advisor 100%, they earned our satisfaction, they have a great customer service and amazing tour guides.

    Naina Kwok- Jakarta, Indonesia

  Why Choose Us? testing
  • choose quality over quantity

~our goal is to exceed your expectation~

       100% Local San Francisco Accredited & Established Business Since 2004ZZZ
       100% Glowing Feedback Including TripAdvisor, BBB + A rating & MoreZZZZ
       100% Peace of Mind; Hassle-Free Booking & Worry-Free Tour Packages
      100% Trusted, Licensed and Bonded Local Tour Operator Since 2004
       100% Tailor-Made Custom Tours & Freedom to Customize a La Carte
       Unique Itineraries & Lifetime 5-Star Experiences Guaranteed
       High Level & First-Class Services - No hidden Fees & Satisfaction Guaranteed
       Superior & Outstanding Customer Service, Always Available & Accessible
       Outstanding Awards Including TripAdvisor, BBB A+ Rating, Gold Award of Business Credibility Trust + SF Travel & Convention Bureau Award & More
       Authentic Tour Experiences and Unique Destinations Unavailable Elsewhere
       Family-Friendly Tour Operator + Local Passionate & Fun-loving Multilingual Tour Guides
       Luxury Vehicles, Go Where You Want to Go & Travel at Your Pace
       High-Profile VIP Clients; Top Travel Custom Services Specialist
       Latest Technology: Secure Website + Secure & Encrypted Shopping Carts

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