- Intel was good. Apple Visitor Centre was a bit of a let down. A nice facility with some cool augmented reality stuff but it was essentially just an Apple shop.
Published on: 21 February 2019
San Francisco is noticeably one of the USA’s most attractive cities; its elevated streets provide some absolutely gorgeous glimpses of the San Francisco Bay and its famous bridges. Captivate your students on an unforgettable unique tailor-made educational tour to one of the world’s most famous innovative, high-tech hub, Silicon Valley.
Silicon Valley is home to many of the world’s largest technology corporations including Apple, Google, Ebay as well as thousands of small start-ups, making it one of the best destinations for your Computer Science students to explore!
Silicon Valley is in the South Bay portion of San Francisco in Northern California, and got its incredibly famed nickname from the Silicon chip innovators and manufactures which launched the modern computer technology craze in the area. It eventually came to refer to all high-tech businesses in the area and is now considered the world centre for technology.
There is an abundance of excellent visits which pay homage to the huge importance this region has played upon the 21st century, technology and computing. The Silicon Valley is a must do school trip for schools who want to help inspire the next generation of programmers, computer experts, coders and generally engage your students.
Fly to San Francisco where a guide will meet you at the airport and transfer you to your hotel in San Francisco. In the evening you will have free time.
Over these two days, you will visit the following important sites:
*Tours of Stanford University are led by students. Please note at certain times due to the academic year, there are no students to conduct tours; in such cases a self-guided walking tour will have to be conducted.
Today you can visit many of the science and other popular sites in San Francisco including Exploratorium and the California Academy of Sciences.
Today you have a free day to explore San Francisco. Visit to the infamous Alcatraz prison for an opportunity to experience the legendary island that was a civil war fort, then military prison before becoming a federal prison.
Check out of the hotel and enjoy some free time for your own programme in San Francisco. (You can leave luggage at your hotel).
Meet your coach and transfer to San Francisco airport for your return flight home.
Arrive back in the UK.
Please note some suppliers in San Francisco do not allow visits to be booked until a few weeks before arrival. As a result the order of the above could well alter.
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