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City Sightseeing San Francisco Hop-On, Hop-Off: 24-hour Ticket with Wine Country Tour

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Key Highlights

  • Combine the best of San Francisco and surrounds with this great combo
  • Explore the city with the City Sightseeing Hop-On, Hop-Off ticket
  • Hop-off to explore the sites and hop back on when you are ready
  • The Sonoma Valley Half Day Tour is perfect for those with limited time in hand
  • Travel to the birthplace of the California wine industry
  • Taste exclusive varieties of wine at 2-3 wineries
  • Activity Schedule
    When does it run?

    The Hop-On, Hop-Off tour and the Sonoma Valley tour operate daily


    Hop-On, Hop-Off: 24-Hour Ticket
    Sonoma Valley: 5-6 hours

    Start time

    Hop-On, Hop-Off Tour Buses operate at the following times:
    The Downtown Loop: From 9:00am to 5:00pm every 30 minutes.
    Official City Tour: From 10:00am to 5:00pm every 30 minutes.
    The Downtown Loop: 60 minutes
    Official City Tour: 120 minutes

    Sonoma Valley Half Day Tour: 12:00pm (noon)

    Meeting Point

    For Hop-On, Hop-Off Tour:
    Tickets must be exchanged before boarding the bus at 1331 Columbus Avenue (between Beach St. & North Point St.) San Francisco, CA 94133.
    You may board the bus from any of the stops.

    For Sonoma Valley Half Day Tour:
    1331 Columbus Avenue (between Beach St. & North Point St.) San Francisco, CA 94133.
    Hotel pick up is available from the areas of Union Square, Financial District, Nob Hill, Lombard Street, Embarcadero and SOMA(Please advise your hotel details at the time of booking so that we can arrange hotel pick up)

    Ending Point

    1331 Columbus Ave, San Francsico, CA

  • Overview & Itinerary


    Arguably the most progressive and beautiful city in the United States of America, San Francisco is an amalgamation of sights, scenery and food. With the San Francisco Hop-On, Hop-Off Tour and Sonoma Valley Half Day Tour , you will see the two different sides of San Francisco which proves this fact!

    The great value hop-on, hop-off tour allows you to explore two of San Francisco’s most exciting areas; Downtown, Golden Gate Bridge and Parks.

    With this package, also have an intimate wine experience with the Sonoma Valley Half Day Tour as you explore the wine regions of Sonoma Valley.

    Perfect for those with limited time, this half day tour is a pleasure for anyone who enjoys a good glass of wine. You will visit two renowned wineries in the Sonoma Valley and will also get the opportunity to sample special varieties of wine.

    The Sonoma Valley is the birthplace of the California wine industry and its 17-mile stretch produces some of the dazzling vintages in wineries of all shapes and sizes. The Sonoma County was named one of Wine Enthusiast’s 10 Best Wine Travel Destinations for 2014.

    Download the hop-on, hop-off tour route map


    The San Francisco Hop-On, Hop-Off Tour and Sonoma Valley Half Day Tour combines the best of San Francisco city and the county. With this combo package, you have the freedom to plan your sightseeing itinerary with the Hop-On, Hop-Off and then make a half day tour to the famous wine region of Sonoma.

    Hop-On, Hop-Off Tour

    On this San Francisco Hop-On Hop-Off tour, you have the freedom to plan your own sightseeing itinerary. You may hop on and hop off at any of the designated stops, sightsee, shop or eat and then hop back again when the next bus comes along.

    There are two routes, your ticket includes both the routes:
    Downtown Loop
    Official City Tour

    The major highlights that fall under Downtown Loop are as follows:
    Fishermans Wharf
    North Beach - Columbus at Lombard)
    Transamerica Pyramid
    SOMA District
    Union Square
    Nob Hill West
    Filbert Street Steps

    The major highlights that fall under Official City Tour are as follows:
    Golden Gate Bridge
    Ghirardelli SquarePalace of Fine Arts
    Golden Gate Park
    City Hall
    Chinatown Gate

    Sonoma Valley Tour

    To begin your Sonoma Valley Half Day Tour, depart from Fisherman’s Wharf at midday in a luxury minivan and head north, across the Golden Gate Bridge.

    Pass through the scenic Marin County and the world famous Carneros wine region before reaching the wine making region of Sonoma Valley, the birthplace of the California wine industry.

    The Sonoma area includes over 300 world-class wineries and tasting rooms, from palatial European-style villas to rustic family-run operations where you are made to feel like a member of the family. Your guide for the half day tour will take you to two wineries located in this beautiful wine region with bucolic surroundings. Sip some of the finest wines of the region as your guide will throw some light on the origins and process of wine making.

    During the course of the tour, take a leisurely stroll along the serene vistas of rolling vineyards and lush farmlands before you head back to San Francisco.

  • Inclusions & Exclusions


    • Hop-on hop-off ticket (Downtown and Official City Tour)
    • English-speaking guide providing commentary on board the bus
    • Transport by coach to Sonoma Valley
    • An English speaking guide will escort you during the wine tour
    • Wine tasting at 1 winery
    • Complimentary bottle of water and a chocolate


    • Personal purchases
    • Gratuities
    • If time permits there may be a stop at a second winery. However the tasting fee of around $10-$15 per person would need to be paid
  • Please note & Additional info

    Please note

    You must reconfirm the tour with our local partner no later than 24 hours prior to departure of the reserved tour.

    The route of the hop-on, hop-off tour is subject to change.

    Your voucher will be valid for 3 months from the date chosen at the time of booking.

    Wheelchairs can be collapsed down and stored on the bus but the buses are not equipped with ramps and therefore passengers would need to walk up 2 steps

    Make the booking for the day you wish to take the Sonoma Valley wine tour

    Hotel pick-ups for the wine tour are only available when arranged directly with the local operator.

    Under 21's may join this tour but will not be able to taste wine

    Voucher information: You must print and surrender a paper version of your booking voucher for this activity (showing your voucher on a smartphone is not accepted). No refund can be given for customers without a printed copy of their voucher.

    San Francisco is a functioning city and therefore political events, demonstrations and celebrations can disrupt the route at any time, especially during summer and at weekends.

    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.

  • reviews
    • Awesome tour!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

      The overall rating for this tour was a five. The value for my money was awesome and we did have a lot of fun on the tour. The scenery was beautiful and it felt good to just...

      Jacquelyn Grant, United States, 13/Jul/2015

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