5 star rating: Highly Recommended 32 Reviews

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  • Location:Los Angeles, California
  • Duration:2 hours 30 minutes (approx.)

Hollywood Hills Hiking Tour in Los Angeles

See a different side of Los Angeles during this guided 2.5-hour Hollywood Hills hike. Enjoy incredible views of downtown Los Angeles, the Hollywood sign, the San Fernando Valley, Griffith Park Observatory and on a clear day, maybe even the Pacific Ocean. Pick between a morning or sunset walk, during which you'll take in incredible views of the city's sparkling grid illuminated against the darkening evening sky. Your hiking in Hollywood experience also includes bottled water for when you get thirsty.

Highlights

  • 2.5-hour guided hike through the Hollywood Hills
  • Take in amazing panoramic views of Los Angeles, Hollywood, the San Fernando Valley and more!
  • Choose between morning or sunset departures
  • Amazing views of the Los Angeles basin
  • Bottled water included

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What You Can Expect

Hollywood Hills Hiking Tour in Los Angeles

Hollywood Hills Hiking Tour in Los Angeles

Follow a guide on a 2.5-hour hiking trip in the Hollywood Hills of Los Angeles, during which you'll enjoy spectacular views of the nearby mountain ranges, the Hollywood sign and Griffith Park Observatory. If you're looking for a little taste of nature during your visit to the concrete jungle of Los Angeles, this hiking excursion is just the ticket.

Start your hike in front of The Greek Theatre in Griffith Park at either 10am, 3pm or 4:30pm, the timing of which will depend on the time of day and month of the year you've selected for your visit. Please arrive 15 minutes before your start time. Then begin your trip along a trail overlooking the L.A. neighborhood of Los Feliz, a historic area adjacent to Griffith Park that's home to numerous celebrities such as Hollywood power couple Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie.

Climb into the foothills on your hike, your view getting even more spectacular the higher you climb. As you ascend you're likely to see great views of L.A. areas such as Hollywood, the Sunset Strip, Century City, downtown Los Angeles, Silver Lake and the San Fernando Valley. You'll also be able to spot Forest Lawn Memorial Park, a cemetery known as the final resting place of icons like Michael Jackson and Elizabeth Taylor.

Continue your hike by walking up to Mount Hollywood, the home of the world-famous Hollywood sign. Discover details about the sign's origins and history from your guide before continuing on to Griffith Park Observatory nearby. For those that choose the sunset walk, you'll head to a dramatic overlook with top-notch views of both the Hollywood sign and Griffith Park Observatory. Make sure to bring your camera for poster-worthy sunset shots, as you take in the setting sun and the glowing lights of Los Angeles down below. Finish your hike back at your departure point after 2.5 hours.

Customer Reviews

thebat12666

5 star rating: Highly Recommended February 2016

We were meet in Griffith Park by Jason our tour guide. Who's friendly approach made us feel very comfortable. We made our way through the foothills to some very scenic locations. On the way Jason was able to share with us information about the history and film locations within the park. The pace of the hike was user friendly and informative. Jason saved the best for last as we attended the observatory for sunset. Jason was able to give us information about the best locations to see this outstanding display of mother nature. We would recommend this tour to anyone and if you are luck you may get Jason as your guide.

V K

5 star rating: Highly Recommended November 2015

Such an amazing experience - I would recommend this tour to anyone in the Los Angeles area. Our guide, Steven, was such a friendly person with an obvious passion for nature. The walk itself was far easier than I thought it would be and I was surprised when told we'd reached the highest point in Los Angeles! The views are breath-taking and the trip inside the Griffith Observatory was fascinating. Doing the sunset hike was so worth it as the sunset is unlike any I've ever seen before. I would definitely do this again were I in Los Angeles.

Melissa S

5 star rating: Highly Recommended November 2015

One of the best tours I have ever been on. Our guide, Stephen, was very knowledgable and friendly. I would highly recommend this tour!

Gregory D

5 star rating: Highly Recommended September 2015

Good tour and knowledgeable tour guide. Only complaint was that meeting point was not clearly marked and guide was not identifiable and took some time to locate him.

Saloma76 Schweiz

5 star rating: Highly Recommended September 2015

Would recommend this tour to anyone: Great views, tour guide JS was very knowledgeable and entertaining. Also the quick side trip about 15, 20 min inside the Griffith Observatory was very informative for this short time.

Christine H

5 star rating: Highly Recommended August 2015

One of the iconic sights of Los Angeles is the Hollywood sign, together with the nearby Griffith Observatory, set among the hills. I liked the idea of walking the hills and thought it would be more pleasant, as a single traveller, to do the hike with an organised group rather than on my own. It certainly paid off! - our guide, Eric, was very knowledgeable and gave us a lot of interesting information about the area which I doubt I would have known about otherwise. The Batman connection is particularly beguiling! You'll have to take the trip to find out what it is!. As a visitor to LA, there was certainly a lot to take in, not just the views in themselves, but the history of the area which Eric was very well up on. I would just add that the timing of your walk could be important, depending on your level of fitness. It was slightly overcast in the morning, when I climbed the hills, which suited me: I'm not an unfit person, but I did find it more pleasant walking under these conditions rather than I would have done later in the day when it was far hotter. In case this is a concern to you, Eric does ensure that everyone can keep up and you don't feel intimidated if you get a bit behind. The emphasis is on enjoyment more than anything else .... go see!

Pernille A

5 star rating: Highly Recommended June 2015

Our guide J.S. was very knowledgeable and made sure everyone was looked after on the tour. The hike went smoothly and the scenery was fantastic! I'd do it again and recommend it to anyone who likes an active holiday.

Christina A

5 star rating: Highly Recommended June 2015

This tour was amazing!

Stefica B

5 star rating: Highly Recommended June 2015

Great experience

Mark D

5 star rating: Highly Recommended June 2015

Our tour guide was Eric, who was very knowledgeable, well spoken, and considerate of our needs and safety. Highly recommend this tour and was able to do the hill climbing while admittedly not in the best of shape. Just take your time - and Eric will take care of you. Great Job!

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