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Duration: 3 hours and 30 minutes
Package: Up to 8 people


Experience the vibrant heart of San Francisco on a Private Walking Tour of Chinatown, Russian Hill & North Beach. This customizable adventure allows you to explore the oldest Chinatown in the U.S., scale the heights of Russian Hill, and immerse yourself in the unique charm of North Beach, all tailored to your group's interests.

🚶‍♀️ Private walking tour, customized to your interests

⛰️ Ascend Russian Hill, with unique stops such as Lombard Street, offering breathtaking views and unique experiences

📚 Immerse yourselves in North Beach's culture with visits to personalized points of interest, be it Beatnik heritage, Italian traditions, or culinary delights

🍽️ Enjoy local bites at selected spots like the Golden Gate Fortune Cookie Factory, Golden Boy Pizza or Tony's Slice House, and Stella Pastry


When do I choose a date?

After purchase, you can request your preferred dates and times by following the instructions in the email you receive. If it's a gift, the recipient will also get an email with booking instructions.

Saturday & Sunday 11:00am
Tuesday, Wednesday & Friday 10:00am & 2:00pm

Practical information

Any restrictions to participate?

  • Age: All age groups are welcome
  • Physical limitations: Participants must be able to walk 4.26 miles on the tour, traveling up hills and one large staircase.

Who can you accommodate for?

  • Children: Tours are recommended for children 10 years and older, however younger children are allowed to join. A stroller is recommended for younger children given the distance walked on the tour. Children 3 years and older are required to have a ticket, and all children should be noted at the time of booking. 
  • Individuals with disabilities: This tour is not wheelchair accessible. Service animals are allowed. 
  • Pets: Sorry, no pets allowed.

What to expect on the day of the experience?

  • Duration: 3.5 hours
  • What’s included: Guided walking tour with a local historian. Snacks along the tour are not included, but are available for purchase. 
  • Who will be present: This is a private tour for your group size. You will have a guide with you at all times.
  • Spectators: No spectators are allowed, everyone must have a ticket.
  • Photo/ video: Photos are encouraged!


How to prepare?

  • Weather dependency: The experience will run rain or shine. If you have any concerns about the weather, please reach out to your tour guide directly. 
  • Arrival: Plan to arrive 10 minutes in advance.
  • Parking: Street parking or a paid parking lot will be available near the meeting location.
  • Ending location: The tour is a loop and will end at the same location as the starting point.
  • What to wear: Good walking shoes and clothing appropriate for the weather.
  • What to bring: A water bottle and money to purchase local bites along the tour.
  • Restrooms: Restrooms will be available at some of the tour stops.


Full description

Uncover the beauty and diversity of San Francisco through a tailored Private Walking Tour of Chinatown, Russian Hill & North Beach. This exclusive adventure spans four miles of captivating exploration, offering a personalized journey through the city's rich history, culture, and culinary wonders.

Your adventure commences at the iconic Friendship Gate, the symbolic entrance to San Francisco's historic Chinatown, renowned as the oldest in the United States. Here, you'll have the opportunity to delve into the unique interests of your group, whether it's exploring the colorful markets, diving into Chinatown's profound history, or discovering hidden gems.

As you venture beyond Chinatown, ascend Russian Hill, where panoramic views and picturesque streets await. Customize your experience by selecting particular points of interest on Russian Hill, such as the world-famous Lombard Street, known for its winding path and stunning views. Your guide will cater to your group's preferences, making each step of the journey uniquely yours.

Next, you'll explore North Beach, a neighborhood brimming with character and charm. Dive into the culture and heritage of North Beach with tailored visits to landmarks like City Lights Bookstore and Vesuvio Cafe. Whether your group is interested in Beatnik culture, Italian history, or the culinary delights of the area, your guide will curate the tour to match your interests.

Returns, exchanges and cancellation

Unused Experience Vouchers can be returned within 30 days for a full refund to the original purchaser, no questions asked.

If you have any unused Experience Vouchers, you can exchange them for anything else in our marketplace, no matter when. If you choose an experience that's more expensive, you'll need to pay the difference, but if you choose one that costs less, you'll receive a credit towards your next booking.

No refunds are allowed once the experience is booked, but you can reschedule up to 24 hours before your experience, for a date within a year of the original booking. To reschedule, contact the experience provider directly. No-shows or rescheduling less than 24 hours in advance means losing the value of your experience.

Duration: 3 hours and 30 minutes
Package: Up to 8 people
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Jonathan M.

This tour was a perfect blend of culture, history, and delicious food. Exploring Chinatown, winding through Russian Hill, and soaking in the Beatnik vibes of North Beach was an unforgettable adventure. The guide's enthusiasm and storytelling made the tour both informative and entertaining. Highly recommended for a taste of San Francisco's diversity!

Olivia K.

What an incredible tour! From the bustling streets of Chinatown to the scenic views of Russian Hill and the bohemian charm of North Beach, it was a journey through the heart of San Francisco. The guide's knowledge of the neighborhoods and their history added depth to the experience. I loved every moment!

Isabella L.

A captivating journey through Chinatown, Russian Hill, and North Beach! The guide's expertise and passion for the city shone through at every stop. From the Friendship Gate to Lombard Street, each location had its own magic. A well-rounded tour that showcases the best of San Francisco's neighborhoods.