If you ever asked what to do in San Francisco in a day, this tour is for you! Most of the city's attractions are included in this unforgettable trip, led by an informative guide with firsthand knowledge of the area. With the help of this walking tour, you will get the opportunity to see this city like never before!
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The tour will meet at 77 Steuart Street (San Francisco Railway Museum), or as confirmed in your confirmation email. Check-in is 15 minutes prior to the tour start time. The tour guide(s) will hold a sign with the Walks logo and “MEET HERE” on it.How long is this tour?
This full-day San Francisco tour is approximately 8 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?
This San Francisco walking tour includes a pre-reserved ticket for a Cable Car ride, food tasting and a tour of the Fortune Cookie Factory, food tasting at the Ghirardelli Chocolate factory, a 1-hour Bay Cruise, local English-speaking guide, and an expertly guided walking tour. The tours are all given in English. They don’t offer multi-language tours.What landmarks will we be visiting?
This tour will take you to all the must-see sights of San Francisco. Your San Francisco day itinerary will include the ferry building, cable cars (with the opportunity to ride one!), Nob Hill, Grace Cathedral, San Francisco Chinatown, Golden Gate Fortune Cookie Factory, North Beach, Coit Tower (view), Lombard Street, Diego Rivera Mural, Ghirardelli Square, Fisherman's Wharf, Pier 39, views of the Golden Gate Bridge, and (a cruise around) the Alcatraz Island.Is transportation included?
Transportation is not included in this tour.Is parking provided?
No, but there are multiple parking garages and street parking available near your 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. True to their name, most Walks Inc. tours involve walking for at least half, if not most of the tour. Except for a few of their day trips, driving tours, or boat excursions, you can expect to walk a fair amount. Guests should be able to walk at a moderate pace without difficulty.Is the tour wheelchair accessible?
No. Due to San Francisco's hills as well as crowded city streets, guests with high mobility limitations or wheelchairs cannot be accommodated. Carriers in lieu of strollers are highly encouraged.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 sunshield (a hat, sunglasses, parasol, and/or sunscreen), gear to protect you from the rain (a coat, umbrella, or outer layers for the cooler months), and a photo ID for some of the stop oversights.What should I wear?
Wear clothing that is appropriate for the day's weather forecast and comfortable walking shoes. San Francisco is a notoriously chilly city with micro-climates. It is best to wear/bring layers, even at the height of summer.What is the protocol for when it rains?
The tours run rain or shine, and the guides are great at navigating various weather conditions to ensure you're as comfortable as possible. On very 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.