Do more on this fully guided San Francisco city tour. You’ll see San Francisco attractions like Presidio, Haight-Ashbury, Chinatown, Coit Tower and more. Stop and explore the Palace of Fine Arts, Golden Gate Bridge, and Land’s End. Save when adding a bay cruise or Alcatraz Island tour to your day.
This is the most comprehensive guided tour of San Francisco available. Our San Francisco one-day tour will take you through the culturally rich neighborhoods of San Francisco. We’ll also make sure to point out some of the more famous landmarks that have made San Francisco the renowned city it is today.
Start the tour with a pickup in the Fisherman’s Wharf district. After seeing San Francisco’s waterfront and Marina District, we’ll visit the Palace of Fine Arts. Then, the main event—a trip across the Golden Gate Bridge!
On this tour, you’ll also see the City’s rugged coastline. Pause to enjoy cliff-side views of “city by the bay”. Be blown away by the beauty of Golden Gate Park. You’ll learn about not only what made the Haight-Ashbury, Mission and Castro districts, but also what they are, and why they’re important to so many.
From start to finish on this San Francisco sightseeing highlights tour, you will laugh out loud and learn so much more than you would have imagined about what has made San Francisco one of the world’s most beloved cities.
1:40 PM to 2:30 PM
2:30 PM to 3:45 PM
3:45 PM to 5:00 PM
5:00 PM to 5:45 PM
This tour takes about 4 hours
Temperatures vary depending on the season and time of day in the Bay Area, so we recommend that you wear layered clothing in case of unexpectedly climbing or falling temperatures. We do not recommend wearing shorts or sleeveless shirts in the winter. However, we realize that everyone is acclimated to different weather and thus trust you to make your own judgement. For footwear, we recommend comfortable walking shoes, such as regular tennis shoes, sneakers, or boots with rubber soles and treads. In the summer months, hiking sandals can be worn on the tour, but high heels, beach flip-flops, and other open-toed shoes are not recommended.
You have the option to have a sit down meal at a casual eatery in the area. Eating and drinking are allowed on our vehicles, and you can also bring your own food if you do not feel comfortable purchasing it on the trip.
This tour is narrated in English only at this time. If you would like a SF City tour that is not in English, please contact our Private Tours department.
We have a variety of vehicles available for this tour, ranging from an 8-passenger van to a 41-passenger Minibus for the tour. As we have several different vehicles, feel free to call on the morning of your tour to determine which vehicle will be hosting your tour as well as the name of your Expedition Leader.
Children of all ages are welcome on the tour! Please keep in mind all children 7 years and younger will need a booster or child seat in order to comply with California state regulations when riding in any vehicle. There are many agencies in the area that can provide a booster or child seat if you do not have one when traveling. Many of them also provide rentals and hotel delivery.
Yes. The Afternoon SF City tour crosses the Golden Gate Bridge!
The tour will cover as much of San Francisco as we can in 4-5 hours. We will delve into the facts and history of the Haight-Ashbury, Fisherman’s Wharf, Castro, Chinatown, Financial District - and even more. You will also have the chance to see the city’s majestic parks, rugged coastline, and the not-to-be-missed Golden Gate Bridge. In short, you’ll get to see most of the things that make San Francisco the city it is today!
Like all our group tours, a minimum number of participants are required before the tour can be confirmed. At this time, our online reservation system does not reflect current availability. If you would like to know if your desired tour has seats available, please call our office at 1-866-231-3752 (toll free from the USA) or +1-415-357-0700 (internationally) during office hours.
Yes, we request that you reach out to us at least a day in advance to confirm your tour and pick up details. You can contact us via our live chat function or by calling our office at 1-866-231-3752 (toll free from the USA) or +1-415-357-0700 (internationally) during office hours. You can also call us from your hotel’s phone if you do not have a working mobile phone while you are in the area.