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Tour code: 6032JUNGLE
Take a walking tour to the next level! Embark on a 3-hour urban jungle hike through San Francisco to experience the city’s wild side. Tackle the city’s famous hills including Kite Hill and Tank Hill, discover unmarked trails in hidden forests, soak up sweeping views from atop Twin Peaks, and visit off-the-hidden path areas such as the quirky Seward Street Slides. With all the lush greenery and hilly landscapes, you won’t believe you’re still in San Francisco!


  • 3-hour urban jungle hiking tour in San Francisco
  • Discover the city’s wild side as you hike along hidden trails to off-the-beaten path locales
  • Surround yourself in hidden forests full of lush plants, trees and flowers
  • Tackle San Francisco’s famous hills including Kite Hill and Tank Hill
  • Hike up to the summit of Twin Peaks for sweeping city views
  • Walk through a forest behind Sutro Tower and slide down the Seward Street Slides
  • Learn interesting facts about San Francisco from your guide

Why Our Insiders Chose This Tour

There's a lot more to San Francisco than Fisherman's Wharf. On this urban hike, you'll get to explore the quaint alleys, quirky locales and hidden forest trails offering some of the best views of San Francisco you can get without having wings.

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What You Can Expect

San Francisco Urban Hike: Hills and Hidden Gems

Discover some of San Francisco's quirky gems like the Seward Street Slides

Meet your guide in front of the Castro Theatre at your selected departure time. Be sure to wear walking shoes or hiking boots and brace for trail dust on this moderate 5-mile (8-km) trek through central San Francisco.

Following your expert guide, conquer the city’s famous hills starting with Kite Hill, a grassy knoll offering great views of the city. At the nearby Seward Street Slides, grab some cardboard and hop on for a fun ride down the curved cement slides.

Entering a hidden eucalyptus forest, you'll forget you're in an urban city as you hike along the dirt trails behind Sutro Tower, an iconic 3-pronged antenna tower. Take an unmarked hiking trail to the summit of famous Twin Peaks, where you’ll be treated to a breathtaking panorama of San Francisco and the East Bay in the distance.

Your next hilly adventure is Tank Hill, located 650 feet (198 km) in elevation, where you'll get a panoramic view of Golden Gate Park, the Golden Gate Bridge and Downtown San Francisco.

Make you way back via the 211-step Pemberton Place Stairway, flanked by beautiful landscaping brimming with beautiful plants, trees and flowers such as azaleas and Japanese maples.

By the end of your urban jungle hike, you’ll leave with a whole new appreciation for the beauty and diversity of San Francisco. You’ll end your tour back at the Castro Theatre.

Customer Reviews

Susan M

5 star rating: Highly Recommended May 2016

Great walking tour with interesting facts and history. The view of San Francisco from the tower is unforgettable.

Claudia C

5 star rating: Highly Recommended December 2015

Really nice hike of the city. Our tour guide, Alex, was really nice, friendly and understanding. Excellent way to get in some exercise while seeing some really spectacular views of the city.

Corey N

5 star rating: Highly Recommended September 2015

Excellent tour! Just go you won't regret it!

robert h

5 star rating: Highly Recommended June 2015

This tour was amazing!

gregory j

5 star rating: Highly Recommended May 2015

This trip was very good and very physical and I had been walking quite a bit. I'm sorry I forgot to tip my guide in my haste to get a cab at the end of my trip. I called Alex and told her I could tip on my credit card but got no response. Anyway she was great and I liked the tour a lot.

Lynne A V

5 star rating: Highly Recommended March 2015

Excellent walking tour. Views were fantastic and got better the higher we climbed.

Susan N

5 star rating: Highly Recommended December 2014

Great Hike, Alex is very knowledgeable and fun! My husband and I both really loved it and would recommend it..

Benjamin C

5 star rating: Highly Recommended October 2014

We enjoyed the tour very much and saw some parts if the city that most tourists don't get to see , our guide Alex was very knowledgeable and we hope to do more tours in he future.

Martin P

5 star rating: Highly Recommended October 2014

This was a really good tour with an excellent guide (Alexandra). We had a good group where everyone mixed well, which made it really enjoyable. I would recommend this tour to anyone.

angela h

5 star rating: Highly Recommended September 2014

This tour was amazing!

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