San Francisco Holiday Lights & Sites Tuk Tuk Tour

Lucky Tuk Tuk757 Beach StreetSan Francisco, CA 94109
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Experience San Francisco’s festive sights with the Holiday Lights & Sites Lucky Tuk Tuk Tour! Glide through the streets in a cozy, heated Tuk Tuk as you sip on hot cocoa and take in spectacular light displays, such as Pier 39’s massive Christmas tree, Macy’s famous window decorations, Fairmont Hotel’s two-story gingerbread house, and more.

up to 1.5 hrs 1 or more people

Good To Know

from Ashley, one of our San Francisco Travel Experts
  • Family-friendly and perfect for small groups (seats up to 6).
  • Tour duration is approximately 90 minutes.
  • Includes hot cocoa, candy canes, fuzzy Santa hats, and sing-along holiday karaoke tunes.
  • Each Tuk Tuk offers warm blankets and heated seats.
  • Tips are encouraged for a great service.
  • No children under age 3 or infants seated on laps permitted.


from San Francisco Holiday Lights and Sites Tuk Tuk Tour
See San Francisco at its seasonal best on a 1.5-hour Lucky Tuk Tuk tour! Feast your eyes on the festive lights and drink in some holiday cheer aboard a delightful three-wheeled electric Tuk-Tuk vehicle, also known as an auto-rickshaw.

Get into the holiday spirit as you view the beautifully adorned trees, parks, bridges, and buildings throughout the city. Even the cable cars are festooned with lights!

This San Francisco holiday lights tour includes yummy hot chocolate, candy canes, fuzzy Santa hats, and plenty of sing-along holiday karaoke tunes on board.

Your tour begins at Fisherman’s Wharf in Umbrella Alley. Then, heads up to Nob Hill, stopping at the Fairmont Hotel to check out their winter wonderland lobby and completely edible two-story gingerbread house (actual house-sized!).

From there, the tour takes you to the Embarcadero, where you will see the buildings at the Embarcadero Center outlined in twinkling lights like giant presents! Check out the massive Christmas tree at Pier 39 before arriving back in Fisherman’s Wharf.

Your holiday tour starts at Umbrella Alley Fisherman’s Wharf. The private tours are perfect for five riders per Tuk Tuk, six riders are okay with a group that includes both children and adults. Larger groups can rent multiple Tuk Tuks to cruise around together.

If you're looking for fun things to do in San Francisco during the holidays, don't miss out on this enchanting holiday experience. Make sure to book your spot today and spread a little holiday magic. 

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Frequently Asked Questions about San Francisco Holiday Lights and Sites Tuk Tuk Tour

What is a Tuk Tuk tour?

You may know them from the streets of Bangkok or Bangalore, a Tuk Tuk is an electric, three-wheeled vehicle that offers an intimate, open-air ride for up to six passengers. It’s a modern take on the rickshaw, ideal for navigating San Francisco’s hilly terrain and accessing areas off-limits to buses.

Where does the San Francisco Holiday Lights & Sites Lucky Tuk Tuk Tour meet?

The San Francisco Holiday Lights & Sites Lucky Tuk Tuk Tour meets at Umbrella Alley in Fisherman’s Wharf at 757 Beach Street, near Ghiradelli Square and the Buena Vista Cafe.

Are there any restrictions for this tour?

There are none. But please note that the Tuk Tuk has a high step, so tour participants must be able to step in and out of the vehicle. Tour guides have foldaway steps to aid guests that need a leg up.

What should I wear?

Dress in layers, as the weather in San Francisco is generally chilly and windy. Please leave bulky backpacks at home. All personal items must be stored on your lap.

What should I bring?

Please bring the required car seat or booster seat for any young children and a camera for pictures.

Is the tour appropriate for children?

Yes, this family-friendly tour is suitable for ages 3 and up. No infants or children seated on laps permitted. Child and booster seats are not provided.

Is the tour wheelchair-accessible?

Unfortunately, the tour can not accommodate wheelchairs. The vehicles have a high step to get in and out of them.

Can I bring my own food or beverages?

Only non-alcoholic drinks in screw-top bottles are permitted. No food or alcohol may be consumed on board the Tuk Tuk.

How many people can fit in a Tuk Tuk?

A Tuk Tuk seats five (5) people comfortably but can fit a 6-person group that includes children. Larger groups can rent multiple Tuk Tuks to cruise around together. No children should be seated on laps. Everyone in your party must have their own seat.

What happens if it rains or Karl the Fog makes an appearance during the tour?

All the Tuk Tuk vehicles have heated seats and blankets aboard. Ponchos will be offered in case of light rain or drizzle. If tours get canceled due to a rainstorm, management will work with you to reschedule or provide a full refund. Passenger safety remains the top priority.