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Alcatraz Island Ticket with Chinatown Tour & Cable Car Ticket

This tour of Alcatraz Island and Chinatown lets you explore two quintessential San Francisco attractions without worrying about complicated travel logistics. Ideal for busy travelers who want to fit in the top sites without spending time booking tickets and arranging details, this tour includes pre-booked ferry and cable car tickets, plus a walking tour of Chinatown.
  • Duration: 1 to 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 1 to 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Small-Group Full-Day Tour of San Francisco with Alcatraz

Explore San Francisco on a small-group full-day tour that covers top attractions including Chinatown, Fisherman's Wharf, the Golden Gate Bridge, and Alcatraz. Get great views of the San Francisco Bay Area during the short ferry ride to Alcatraz Island, where you then take a self-guided audio tour of the infamous prison. Return to shore for your bus tour of destinations such as Nob Hill, the Haight-Ashbury, the Castro, the Mission, and Golden Gate Park. Includes hotel pickup and drop-off in San Francisco.
  • Duration: 10 hours
  • Duration: 10 hours
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San Francisco City Tour with Alcatraz - Includes Official Alcatraz Tour

Explore more of San Francisco on a full-day tour that combines a city tour by bus in the morning with an afternoon audio tour of Alcatraz. See the city’s main attractions by bus including districts such as Chinatown, North Beach, and The Mission. Make photo stops at City Hall, Twin Peaks, and the Painted Ladies; see the Golden Gate Bridge from two points; and travel by ferry to Alcatraz.
  • Duration: 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Little Italy and North Beach Walking Tour

If you fancy yourself a foodie or culture enthusiast, don’t miss this walking tour of San Francisco’s Little Italy—the neighborhood of North Beach. Voted one of the 15 best foodie tours in the USA by U.S. News, join an insider guide and experience a slice of the top things to do in North Beach, such as tasting coffee and witnessing bread being freshly made. Soak up the lively atmosphere of one of the city’s most popular districts as you learn about its cafes and bakeries and see landmarks like Saints Peter and Paul Church.
  • Duration: 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Painted Ladies San Francisco City Tour

Take a journey around San Francisco's top sights in a retro way with this "painted ladies" tour by vintage Volkswagen bus decorated with long gorgeous eyelashes so you can't miss your tour vehicle. You'll pass by neighborhoods like Chinatown, Union Square, Pacific Heights, North Beach, Haight-Ashbury, the Marina, and the Castro, plus see the Palace of Fine Arts, Golden Gate Bridge, Golden Gate Park, Twin Peaks, and more.
  • Duration: 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Silicon Valley 1-Day Tour from San Francisco

Gain in-depth knowledge on the history and culture of California's Silicon Valley during this full-day tour from San Francisco. With round-trip transportation provided, you'll be able to skip traffic and navigation and simply enjoy the experience. Visit the tech giants of Google, Facebook, and Apple as well as their modest starting points and learn about their rise through insightful guided commentary.
  • Duration: 9 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 9 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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San Francisco Chinatown Walking Tour with Optional Lunch

Dive deep into one of San Francisco’s most historical neighborhoods on this Chinatown walking tour. From paper lanterns to medicinal herbs to a fortune cookie factory, you’ll explore both popular and lesser-known gems in this bustling district with an in-the-know guide. See sights including a Buddhist temple, and upgrade, if you wish, to include a 10-course lunch of dim sum for an even more memorable experience.
  • Duration: 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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San Francisco Urban Adventure and Alcatraz Tour

Tour San Francisco in an open-air safari jeep, then visit Alcatraz during this 4-hour urban adventure. With your small group, limited to 10 people or fewer to ensure an intimate experience, cruise through the city, passing landmarks like the Golden Gate Bridge and Twin Peaks, then winding through the city's diverse neighborhoods. Disembark at Pier 33 to board your Alcatraz cruise, then take the self-guided audio tour to learn about the prison's rich history. Pickup at your hotel in San Francisco is included.
  • Duration: 7 hours
  • Duration: 7 hours
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Chinatown and North Beach Night Walking Tour

Stroll through North Beach and Chinatown, two of San Francisco's most vibrant neighborhoods by night on this 3-hour walking tour. Discover the spots only locals know for dim sum, coffee and other treats while you learn about the history and culture of these diverse districts from your knowledgeable guide.
  • Duration: 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Muir Woods and Sausalito

As two of the most popular San Francisco day trips, Muir Woods and Sausalito are often packed with nowhere to park. This tour removes the stress and hassle from the journey—lets your driver fight the traffic so you have more time to explore. Plus, this small-group tour is conducted in a mini-van, so you can skip the big-bus experience in favor of something more personal.
  • Duration: 3 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 3 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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San Francisco in a Day: Golden Gate Bridge, Chinatown, Fishermans Wharf

On this 8-hour tour, discover San Francisco’s unique vibe going beyond the tourist highlights and into the city’s heart. See popular sights like Chinatown, Fisherman’s Wharf and the Golden Gate Bridge while exploring hidden streets, unknown rooftops, and tunnels. Ride an iconic Cable Car through the Financial District to Nob Hill, descend into North Beach and climb to Lombard Street then stand before the famed Painted Ladies of San Francisco.
  • Duration: 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Private San Francisco Walking Tour of Chinatown and North Beach

Explore Chinatown and North Beach with your own private guide on a 2-hour walking tour in San Francisco. Learn about the history of these two distinctive districts on a leisurely walk from Dragon's Gate in Chinatown, to Washington Square in North Beach. Pass by great eateries, cultural and historical landmarks, and more, and take home a set of professional photos of your provided by your guide.
  • Duration: 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Classic Chinatown Tour and Optional Hosted Dim Sum Tasting Luncheon

Experience the distinctive architecture, history and culture of San Francisco’s Chinatown with a 3-hour guided walking tour through this thriving, colorful community. Explore Chinatown alongside a knowledgeable guide, visit an exclusive teashop that specializes in fine Chinese teas and browse traditional remedies at a Chinese herbal shop. Learn how the neighborhood was founded and built then get a glimpse inside the area’s elaborate Taoist and Buddhist temples. Stay after the tour for an optional meal, and enjoy a sumptuous dim sum tasting menu followed by an entrée, side dish and dessert.
  • Duration: 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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San Francisco Urban Adventure Tour

There’s plenty to see on the streets of San Francisco, and this half-day ‘safari’ through the wilds of SF makes sure you experience it all. The San Francisco Urban Adventure is a four-hour expedition that takes place in your own custom, open-air game-viewing vehicle. Wind through the city streets on a hunt for the best hidden gems and well-known attractions. You’ll track colorful murals and film locations, meander down alleyways and keep an eye out for historic architectural sites on this fun, good-humored tour.
  • Duration: 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Food and Culinary Walking Tour of North Beach

Savor the gourmet highlights of San Francisco’s historic North Beach neighborhood with a small-group walking tour that takes in the area’s foodie hotspots. Learn about North Beach’s Italian-American heritage as you explore alongside a local guide, visit local landmarks and hidden gems, and pause to sample five or six distinctive treats. Enjoy an itinerary that changes with the season, but includes atmospheric cafés, beloved artisan food shops and family-owned restaurants, and experience North Beach at it’s most authentic—and most delicious.
  • Duration: 3 hours
  • Duration: 3 hours
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The Summer of Love at the Corner of Haight & Ashbury: A Counter Culture Tour

Explore the origins of the Summer of Love as you visit the homes that hosted some of its most influential figures in the Haight-Ashbury. With stops at landmarks like the Grateful Dead house and Amoeba Records, immerse yourself in the music and memories, learning about the people that have made this neighborhood such a counter culture mecca. Finish by discussing the ways that the hippie spirit lives on in the neighborhood with stops at the Janis Joplin Mural and Piedmont Boutique.
  • Duration: 1 hour
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 1 hour
  • Free Cancellation
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Victorian Home Walk in Pacific Heights with a San Francisco Local

Discover the famed architecture of San Francisco on an architecture walking tour with a guide. You'll see the Painted Ladies and other Victorian gems as you learn about the Queen Anne style and more. Plus, pass by homes where celebrities such as Robin Williams and Francis Ford Coppola have lived and homes you may recognize from movies like "Mrs. Doubtfire" and "The Princess Diaries."
  • Duration: 2 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 2 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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The Stories Behind the Skyline: Financial District Streets and Rooftop Tour

Take a journey from the Gold Rush to the Tech Boom by way of the most iconic buildings in San Francisco’s Financial District. Learn about the city’s forefathers as you see the buildings that bear their names and step onto one of the rooftops for views over the entire city. This is a great way for history and architecture lovers to experience an often-overlooked area of San Francisco.
  • Duration: 1 hour
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 1 hour
  • Free Cancellation
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Syn City SF: The Synesthesia Walking Audio Tour of Haight-Ashbury by VoiceMap

The Haight-Ashbury is San Francisco's most colorful neighborhood! It's even more spectacular when viewed through the filter of synesthesia, a rare neurological condition that fuses one's senses. Synesthetes experience sensations such as colored music and flavored words. You'll feel the Haight-Ashbury from a synesthetic perspective as we explore this historic district.Our route will take us along vibrant Haight Street, past landmarks important to the 1967 "Summer of Love" and San Francisco's dynamic music scene. Then, we will stroll through lush Golden Gate Park to a post-modern observation tower nine stories above the city streets. Please join me for a fascinating walk through the hippy epicenter of 1960s counter-culture, the Haight-Ashbury!The tour is ready whenever you are and the audio plays automatically at exactly the right time and place using your smartphone's GPS and the VoiceMap mobile app, which also works offline.
  • Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes
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Through The Dragon Gate: Chinatown Tour

Follow us into the heart of the largest Chinese community in the Western World as we delve into the history of the neighborhood and visit some of its most famous landmarks. Get practical tips for visiting on your own, like how to find the most interesting shops and where to eat delectable dim sum. It’s easy to walk through Chinatown by yourself, but this is an experience for people who want to learn about the history and culture of the neighborhood and pick up a few local recommendations.
  • Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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San Francisco: Chinatown and North Beach with Tea and Dessert (Small Group)

Discover the highlights of Chinatown and North Beach on a 2.5-hour walking tour. Your knowledgeable guide provides insight into the Chinese and Italian immigrant cultures that have shaped these famous San Francisco neighborhoods. In Chinatown, visit a historic Chinese temple, bakery, fortune cookie maker and tea shop for tastings of their delectable goods. Then stroll past Italian cafes and restaurants in neighboring North Beach where you visit City Lights Bookstore, hear about the Beatniks and Barbary Coast, and see Coit Tower and Washington Square Park.
  • Duration: 2 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 2 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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Best Day in San Francisco with Muir Woods

Spend the day exploring San Francisco’s vibrant neighborhoods on a small-group tour. Walk the bustling streets of Chinatown and North Beach and feel the groove on Haight Street. Leave the urban grid behind and relax under the towering redwood trees in Muir Woods National Monument, then stop in Sausalito for free time to admire waterfront views, peruse upscale boutiques, and have lunch (own expense).
  • Duration: 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Private Muir Woods, Sausalito, and Tiburon Tour from San Francisco

Explore the highlights of Marin County, just north of the Golden Gate Bridge from San Francisco, on this private tour by sedan or SUV. As you're chauffeured out of the city, you can visit the destinations that interest you, such as Muir Woods National Monument, Mt. Tamalpais, Sausalito, the Marin Headlands, Point Bonita Lighthouse, and Tiburon. The itinerary is flexible to suit your interests; provided concierge service will help you pick your destinations.
  • Duration: 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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The Mission District: San Francisco's Hip Melting Pot

Get more out of your time in the Mission District with this private tour that offers a flexible meeting location for a stress-free experience in San Francisco. Your guide knows the area well, and packs in visits to famous street-art areas, delicious food trucks, and even a local-favorite donut shop. Plus, you’ll learn all about the Mission’s vibrant history as you go.
  • Duration: 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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