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Deluxe Foreign Language Tour, San Francisco with Bay Cruise

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Key Highlights

  • Plan your perfect day with an optional Bay Cruise
  • The San Francisco sightseeing tour provides the perfect introduction to the city
  • Audio commentary in 6 languages introduces the city in your language
  • Activity Schedule
    When does it run?

    Daily

    Duration

    3.5 - 4.5 hours (Depends upon option choosen)

    Start time

    Start time: Grand City Tour: 9:15am & 2:15pm
    Grand City Tour + Bay Cruise: 9:15am
    Duration: Grand City Tour: 3.5 hours
    Grand City Tour + Bay Cruise: Approx 4.5 hours

    Meeting Point

    The tour starts from Pier 41, Marine Terminal, Fisherman's Wharf.
    Complimentary shuttle pick up and drop to and from most hotels in San Francisco is also provided (Please call 24 hrs prior to reconfirm the pick up point)
    Please report at the meeting point 15 minutes before the start time. This is mandatory to allow time for pre-departure briefing.

    Ending Point

    The tour ends at the starting point

  • Overview & Itinerary

    Overview

    Journey to San Francisco, the shimmering city beyond the sun, and the last stop on the American frontier before the country gives way to the mighty Pacific.

    With narrated tours of the city available in six different languages, the whole world can discover the grace and charm of this incomparable place.

    Admire the classical grandeur of the government buildings in the Civic Center and the ruins of the Presidio mirrored in a blue lagoon.

    Take in magnificent panoramas of San Francisco from atop Twin Peaks and shop until you drop at Union Square.

    See the bustling streets of America’s oldest Chinatown and snap a picture of the colorful Victorian houses that line the hilly streets.

    Itinerary

    A shuttle will pick you up from your San Francisco hotel and take you to your air-conditioned coach for this Deluxe Foreign Language San Francisco Tour.

    You will be provided with an audio headset and your choice of narrated city tour in any of six different languages—Italian, French, Spanish, Japanese, Korean and Mandarin. Narrative may include, but are not limited to, the following must-see sights in the City by the Bay.

    Fisherman’s Wharf: This wharf is most famous for its stretch of seafood shacks that serve up legendary Dungeness crab and hearty clam chowder (payable direct).

    Union Square: The centerpiece of San Francisco’s cosmopolitan downtown area, Union Square is heaven for the shopper at heart, with an impressive collection of department stores, up-scale boutiques, local trinket shops, and salons.

    Twin Peaks: These two distinct, uninhabited hills, which once captured the imagination of early Spanish explorers, offer peerless views of San Francisco’s vast splendor.

    Civic Center: Two expansive, tree-thronged plazas contain many of the city’s government and cultural institutions, including the California Supreme Court, the Davies Symphony Hall, and the grand classical statement of City Hall.

    Golden Gate Park: Stretching for more than 1000 acres, the park includes a Japanese tea garden and a picturesque lake that serves as the home waters of the city’s model yacht club.

    Chinatown: Dating from the 1850s, when Chinese immigrants flocked to the gold coast to work on the Transcontinental Railroad or strike it rich as prospectors, San Francisco’s Chinatown is the oldest in the United States.

    North Beach: A pristine, Italian-flavored community named one of the “10 Great Neighborhoods in America” by the American Planning Association.

    Nob Hill: See San Francisco’s iconic cable cars make the climb through this beautiful hilly neighborhood, which was almost completely destroyed by the 1906 earthquake.

    Victorian Houses: Affectionately known to locals as “painted ladies, the elegant Victorian houses that line the hilly streets of San Francisco are among the city’s most signature features.

    Palace of Fine Arts: Only one of the original eight domes still stand at the Palace of Fine Arts, a Greek and Roman inspired architectural marvel constructed for the 1915 Panama-Pacific Exposition. Remains of colonnaded walkways and sculptured friezes are mirrored in a crystal lagoon.

    Presidio: This historic park offers wooded hills and scenic vistas overlooking San Francisco Bay.

    At the end of the tour, your coach will drop you back at your San Francisco hotel.

  • Inclusions & Exclusions

    Inclusions

    • Audio tour offered in Italian, French, Spanish, Japanese, Korean and Mandarin
    • Complimentary hotel pick-up and drop-off in a shuttle
    • Transportation around the city in an air-conditioned coach
    • Narrated sightseeing cruise (as per option selected)

    Exclusions

    • Meals and other expenses
  • Please note & Additional info

    Please note

    Please call the activity operator at least 24 hours prior to start of the tour for reconfirming departure details.

    Additional info

    The confirmation voucher includes the local activity operator’s contact details and local telephone numbers at the destination. They will happily answer any logistical questions you may have