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San Francisco City Tour With Optional Bay Cruise

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Highlights

  • The San Francisco sightseeing tour provides the perfect introduction to the city

Overview

Enjoy sightseeing in San Francisco, the city in the Bay, and the last stop on the American frontier before the country gives way to the mighty Pacific. This orientation coach tour will provide a perfect introduction to the city’s highlights.

The tour route includes San Francisco’s famous Victorian houses, the classical architecture of the Civic Center, bustling Fisherman’s Union Square, Nob Hill, Cable Cars, Chinatown, North Beach, Coit Tower, Fisherman's Wharf, Marina District, Palace of Fine Arts, The Presidio, Golden Gate Park and more.

There’ll be a stop at Vista Point to admire and photograph the magnificent Golden Gate Bridge and at Twin Peaks to enjoy breathtaking panoramic views of the city. From past to present and from the hills to the shimmering sea, this will be a memorable excursion full of interest and visual delight.

And there’s more. You can combine the sightseeing coach tour with cruises around the San Francisco Bay area.

Itinerary

The tour starts from Pier 41, Marine Terminal, Fisherman's Wharf. A shuttle is available from selected San Francisco hotels, please call the number which will appear on your voucher to arrange hotel pick up.

The San Francisco City Tour will take you past the following places:

Fisherman’s Wharf: Home to a Ripley’s Believe It Or Not Museum and a Wax Museum, this wharf is most famous for its stretch of seafood shacks that serve up legendary Dungeness crab and hearty clam chowder.

Union Square: The centerpiece of San Francisco’s cosmopolitan downtown area, Union Square is heaven for shoppers, 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.

Golden Gate Bridge: Vista Point affords a wide-angle view of this immortal bridge, one of architecture’s greatest triumphs and an international emblem for the promise of the American frontier.

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.

Mission Dolores: Mission San Francisco de Asis, or Mission Dolores, is the oldest standing structure in San Francisco, founded in 1776 by Spanish explorers charged with creating a settlement in the brave new world of California. The humble adobe chapel has a ceiling modeled after the basket weavings of the Costonoans, the original inhabitants of the area, and was supplemented in 1918 by a grand basilica.

The tour ends at Pier 43 ½.

And there’s more. You can combine the sightseeing coach tour with cruises around the San Francisco Bay area.

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Reviews

Only had a day in San Francisco so good tour to get a brief overall taste of the city. Knowledgeable guide.... Daniel Teh

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Activity Schedule

When does it run?

Daily

Duration

3.5 - 5 hours (Depends upon option choosen)

Start time

Start time: San Francisco City Tour: 9:15am, 11:15am and 2:15pm
San Francisco City Tour with Bay Cruise: 9:15am and 11:15am
Duration: San Francisco City Tour: 3.5 hours
San Francisco City Tour with Bay Cruise: Approx 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 the number on your booking voucher 24 hours 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 or you can catch the shuttle back to your hotel.

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Inclusions

  • Complimentary hotel pick-up and drop-off in a shuttle
  • Transportation in an air-conditioned coach
  • Knowledgeable english speaking guide
  • Narrated sightseeing cruise (1 hour) if option selected

Exclusions

  • Meals

Do/Dont's

Do remember your camera

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Please note

For the San Francisco City Tour it is not possible to make a reservation for a specific departure time; seats are allocated on a first-come first served basis and therefore you are advised to arrive at least 20 minutes before your preferred start time.

Please call the activity operator at least 24 hours prior to start of the tour if you wish to take advantage of the hotel shuttle service.

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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
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Cancellation policy

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  • "Good tour if you have limited time" Only had a day in San Francisco so good tour to get a brief overall taste of the city. Knowledgeable guide....
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