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Through The Dragon's Gate: Chinatown Walking Tour

San Francisco, United States
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Up to 24 hours in advance.
  • 1 hour 30 minutes (approx.)
  • Offered in: English


This walking tour of Chinatown is a good introduction for first time visitors. Learn about the history of Asian immigration to the United States and stroll the streets of the largest Chinese community in the Western world. Visit landmarks like Waverly Place, Portsmouth Square, St. Mary’s Cathedral, and other points of interest. You’ll also taste fresh fortune cookies and receive recommendations for the city’s best dim sum.
  • Walking tour of Chinatown
  • Local guide
  • Taste homemade fortune cookies
  • Get dining and shopping recommendations for later

What's Included

  • Local English-speaking guide
  • Expertly guided walking tour
  • Food tasting - Fortune Cookie
  • Custom Made Fortune Cookies
  • Gratuities
  • Hotel Pick-Up/Drop-Off

Departure & Return

Departure Point

  • 10 Mark Ln, 10 Mark Ln, San Francisco, CA 94108, USA

    Departure Point:10 Mark Lane (The Irish Bank)

Departure Time

4:00 PM

Return Details

  • Columbus Avenue, Columbus Ave, San Francisco, CA, USA

    Chinatown Broadway at Columbus Avenue

What To Expect

Additional Info

  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • - COVID UPDATE.Walks complies with all local government regulations. You may need to wear a mask or provide proof of vaccination to enter certain venues. Please refer to San Francisco government guidelines for the most up to date information.
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 20 travelers
Operated by Walks - USA

Cancellation Policy

You can cancel up to 24 hours in advance of the experience for a full refund.

  • For a full refund, you must cancel at least 24 hours before the experience’s start time.
  • If you cancel less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time, the amount you paid will not be refunded.
  • Any changes made less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time will not be accepted.
  • Cut-off times are based on the experience’s local time.

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Frequently Asked Questions

The answers provided below are based on answers previously given by the tour provider to customers’ questions.

Q:What is the policy on face masks and attendee health during Through The Dragon's Gate: Chinatown Walking Tour?

A:The policies on face masks and attendee health are:
  • Face masks required for travelers in public areas
  • Face masks required for guides in public areas

Q:What is the policy on sanitization during Through The Dragon's Gate: Chinatown Walking Tour?

A:The policies on sanitization are:
  • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
  • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas

Q:What is the social distancing policy during Through The Dragon's Gate: Chinatown Walking Tour?

A:The policy on social distancing is:
  • Social distancing enforced throughout experience

Q:What measures are being taken to ensure staff health & safety during Through The Dragon's Gate: Chinatown Walking Tour?

A:The policy on staff health & safety is:
  • Guides required to regularly wash hands

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11 reviews
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Too much time spent on...
ROBERT_W, Jun 2022
Too much time spent on history and looking at pictures on guide’s iPad … he’d make a great elementary teacher but we were 30 minutes into 90 minute tour before we actually began walking around.
1 traveler found this review helpful
Fascinating insight into Chinatown
jennifer_c, Jun 2022
Fascinating tour. Maggie our guide was engaging and I really enjoyed her stories and how she gave us the history in an fun way. Saw many things I wouldn’t noticed without Maggie, and that was amazing. Highly recommend the tour and 5 stars for Maggie.
Splendid Tour of Chinatown
Ethel_D, Oct 2021
Ted was an informative and personable guide. We learned a great deal about the history of Chinatown and had fun throughout. Definitely recommend this experience!
Do it!
Rebekah_S, Sep 2021
Absolutely time well spent. We had fun, saw many things, and really enjoyed learning the history of Chinatown. Maggie was delightful, knowledgeable, and timely. Highly recommend.
Response from Host, Oct 2021
Thanks for taking the moment to submit this review! Love that you saw the value in spending some time in our city with us and getting to know one of the highlights of San Francisco with a guide. Please visit beautiful San Francisco again and hopefully check out another one of our neighborhoods with us!
Wonderful And Knowledgeable Tour Guide
Jannette, Sep 2021
The History of Chinatown was very interesting. Our Guide, Robin was Awesome and very knowledgeable! We had a wonderful experience.
Response from Host, Oct 2021
I am sure Robin had a wonderful experience hosting you - she is such a lovely guide and is passionate about showing off the best of our city. Thanks for taking the time to write this review. Visit us again!
You don't want to miss Chinatown in SF
Well-traveled, Aug 2021
Fortune cookie factory was great. Learned a lot about the history of Chinatown which is a must when visiting SF.
Response from Host, Oct 2021
We agree! You can't miss visiting San Francisco's Chinatown, only enhanced tenfold in the company of a great guide. We are thrilled you joined us and also very grateful you took the time to write us a review.
Chinatown with Ellen
Lacey_S, Aug 2021
Our guide Ellen was amazing! The fortune cookie factory, parks, history, cultural insight was all unforgettable. I would highly recommend this tour for a Chinatown experience.
Response from Host, Oct 2021
Hey Lacey! Thanks for taking the time to write us your review on our Chinatown tour. Ellen is fantastic and we are thrilled you got to spend some time with her in all the special places in Chinatown.


Product code: 7167P40