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  • Location: San Francisco, California
  • Duration:  3 hours (approx.)
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!

Highlights

  • 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.

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

5 star rating: Highly Recommended January 2014

I can't get over how much fun I had on this tour. I visit San Francisco about twice a year and love doing all the touristy stuff, but this tour was different, it made me feel like a total insider. The view from Twin Peaks was amazing, but my absolute favorite part was walking through the eucalyptus forest. I've already recommend this tour to friends and family and I extend the same recommendation to anyone considering to book this tour. A special thanks to our guide (sorry I forgot your name) for making this such a great experience!

5 star rating: Highly Recommended January 2014

This was a very fun and very active hike. Alex was very knowledgeable and friendly and made this feel more like visiting with a friend than being led around by a stranger. The variety of environments we explored was great and the views were just amazing. I booked this trip for my first visit to San Francisco so everything I saw was new to me but, impressively, the two local friends I took with me likewise saw things they didn't even know existed. Amazing time! I would recommend this to anyone with a little stamina, a taste for adventure and a desire to see (and photograph) sights and perspectives otherwise completely unavailable. I'm so glad I did this!

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