Put on your trusted walking shoes and get your money’s worth with this 7-hour guided trip across vital parts of San Francisco! This insider tour into the beloved City by the Bay will leave you breathless (in a good way!) as you learn about the City’s rich culture & history and see the interesting life of the people who walk its streets.
The tour meets at The Irish Bank located at 10 Mark Lane (The Irish Bank), or as confirmed in your confirmation email. Please arrive 15 minutes prior to the tour's start time. The tour guide(s) will be holding a sign with the Walks logo and “MEET HERE” on it.How long is this tour?
Approximately 7 hours.What if I'm late?
If you are running late, it's best to contact the tour operator at the phone number on your e-ticket so they can reach out to your guide. This is not always possible for all tours - their guides are with other clients and are already into the tour (they ask them not to use their phones during their tour). But in some cases, a few-minute delay can be remedied. Most times, guides leave the meeting point within 5 minutes of the tour start time.What is included in this tour?
Tour includes a pre-reserved ticket to Alcatraz Island with Cellhouse Audio Guide ($41 value), food tasting at the Fortune Cookie, a personalized walk at the Fortune Cookie Factory, a local English-speaking guide throughout the tour, and an expertly guided walking tour.What landmarks will we be visiting?
You will be seeing Alcatraz Island, Chinatown, the North Beach, the Dragon Gate, Grant Avenue, St. Mary's Square, the Old St. Mary's Cathedral, Portsmouth Square, the Waverly Place, the Golden Gate Fortune Cookie Factory, the Jack Kerouac Alley, the City Lights Bookstore, Vesuvio, the Caffe Trieste, Tony's Pizza Napoletana, Washington Square, Saints Peter and Paul Church, the Coit Tower (view), and Lombard Crooked Street (view).Is transportation included?
No.Is parking provided?
No, but there are multiple parking garages and street parking available near the departure point. The departure point is also near public transportation.Are there any age/physical/health/etc. restrictions for this tour?
There aren't any age restrictions for this tour. Guests should be able to walk at a moderate pace without difficulty.Is the tour wheelchair accessible?
No.Can I bring my camera?
Yes! There are a lot of photo opportunities on this tour.What should I bring?
You may bring water, a hat, sunglasses, parasol, sunscreen, a coat, umbrella, or outer layers for the cooler months, and a photo ID for some stop-over sights.What should I wear?
Wear weather-appropriate clothing and comfortable walking shoes, so it's easy to navigate along uneven surfaces.What is the protocol for when it rains?
The tours run rain or shine, and their guides are great at navigating various weather conditions to ensure you're as comfortable as possible. On rare occasions, if the weather is particularly dramatic, some sites may close. If time allows and they have prior warning, they will contact you as soon as they find out.Should I bring the confirmation email?
A physical or digital copy of this confirmation email is not required to join your tour. Your guide (or tour coordinator) will have your name in their database, so as long as you know the name on the booking, you're set!How many people are on a tour?
The tour is ideal for small groups and will have a maximum of 20 participants.