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Discover stunning art and architecture, learn about San Francisco's storied past and sample delicious treats at the Ferry Building markets on this 3-hour private walking tour. Explore the heart of the city and gain an understanding of how each neighborhood has evolved from their sleepy roots in the early 1800s to the hustle and bustle of today. You'll also have the opportunity to visit a secret passage, grab an espresso at one of the best coffee joints in town, and cheer on a game of checkers in the heart of Chinatown. Don't miss this great introduction to San Francisco! You can also leave your camera at home. This tour includes a set of professionally taken photos of you on your tour.


This 3-hour private walking tour is a combination of our two most popular itineraries – Chinatown & North Beach and Downtown & Embarcadero and is our best selling tour in San Francisco.

You’ll explore the heart of the city and gain an understanding of how each neighborhood has evolved from their sleepy roots in the early 1800s to the hustle and bustle of today. See how the shoreline was literally moved and why that might not have been such a great idea.

Wander down an art-filled alley that connects Chinatown with Little Italy before posing for the perfect mantlepiece-worthy shot.

Meet a local shopkeeper and sample some delicious treats while learning about the effect drought has played for the farming community.

This tour has it all – art, history, food, and a plethora of juicy stories to keep you on the edge of your seat. Your private guide will escort you through narrow alleys, to secret gardens, and through beautiful buildings, on a quest to show you the best downtown San Francisco has to offer.

  • Soak up the atmosphere on a walking tour
  • Private guide for a more personalized experience
  • Informative, friendly and professional guide

Location: San Francisco, United States of America

Duration: 3 hours

Voucher Redembtion: You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity. 

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Additional Information

    Operates: Daily

    Departure Point:
    Your guide will meet you at the front of the Union Square Apple store. 

    Note: If your hotel is located nearby, the guide may arrange in advance to meet in the hotel lobby.

    Departure Time: Morning: 9am - 12pm
    Afternoon: 2pm - 5pm

    Return Details:
    Your tour will finish at the Ferry Building Marketplace.

  • Inclusions:
    • Professional guide
    • Photography (includes a minimum of 15 professionally edited photos from your tour)
    • Food tasting (small samples available at Farmer's Market)
    • Bottled water

  • Exclusions:
    • Food and drinks, unless specified
    • Transportation to/from attractions
    • Hotel pickup and drop-off

  • Other Information:
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Children must be accompanied by an adult
    • A moderate amount of walking is involved
    • Wheelchair accessible, please advise at time of booking if wheelchair assistance is required
    • Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately

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