1-Day Hop On Hop Off and San Francisco Night Tour
Tour Code: GOL-SFO-356
Duration: 1 Day
Tour Guide: English
- 7 Days left
Experience: UNESCO, Family
Extra (Excluded): Wifi, Meal etc...
Tour Guide:Chinese, English
Daily (2023-12-01 To 2024-12-31)
Visit the major attractions of San Francisco
Cross the Golden Gate bridge on an open top bus
Enjoy 24 hours hop on hop off access to the Official City Tour
Live commentary and multilingual audio tour with 7 languages
See amazing views of the San Francisco skyline from Treasure Island on the Night Tour
1) Hop-On Hop-Off Official City Tour
This Official City Tour is a 2 hour Hop On Hop Off tour with the best views of San Francisco's neighborhoods and attractions.
The tour begins at Fisherman’s Wharf taking you towards downtown of San Francisco. See North Beach, Ferry Building before you arrive to Union Square for some retail therapy. Your tour will continue towards Civic Center with great views of San Francisco's City Hall, Opera House and Symphony Hall.
You will then see you by some of the Painted Ladies Victorian homes and head nearby the famous "Postcard Row", with a row of homes features on postcards nonetheless as well as Movies and television shows suchas "Full House" and "Mrs. Doubtfire".
From here we will take you back in time to the Haight District and the "Summer of Love". Visit the well preserved 1960's theme with a new age touch at Haight and Ashbury. View the murals and art dedicated to the San Francisco hippie culture and the beginning of psychedelic rock music from such artists as The Grateful Dead, Janis Joplin, Jimmy Hendrix, and Jefferson Airplane to name a few.
Next stop is the Golden Gate Park, home to many museums and attractions including the Conservatory of Flowers, deYoung Museum, California Academy of Sciences, and the Japanese Tea Gardens, as well as miles of hiking trails, bike paths, lakes, waterfalls, windmills and much more.
The bus then drives you across the Golden Gate Bridge, hop-off at North Vista Point to take a picture of the most photographed bridge in the world. From here you could walk the 1.7 mile span of this famous suspension bridge or take a stroll through the historic military base and visit Fort Point or Crissy Fields. The tour will continue through the San Francisco Presidio where you will see more of the historic military homes as well as the exclusive Presidio Cemetery.
You will pass the Palace of Fine arts and make your way towards the bay and to Fisherman's Wharf and Pier 39 chock full of shopping, attractions, entertainment, people and food! Some great attractions to check out include The Aquarium of the Bay, the 7D Experience and the San Francisco Bay Cruise. And don't forget to check out the famous Sea Lions located towards the back of Pier 39. Spend the remainder of your day here or continue with us through Fisherman’s' Wharf.
Your tour ends here at Fisherman's Wharf, also your starting location. Fisherman's Wharf also brings a lot to the table for excitement and entertainment as well as leisure and dining.
2) San Francisco Night Tour
This 60-90 minute Night Tour of San Francisco includes the best sites of the city by night. Departing from Fisherman's Wharf this tour takes you around the Financial District, Chinatown, North Beach and Treasure Island (traffic permitted).
The California Science Center is situated in Exposition Park, Los Angeles. It is not only a science center but a popular museum among science lovers. It is also the largest science center of the West Coast.
The Civic Center in California is the place which contains the city’s government and cultural institutions. It has two main plazas, the Civic Center plaza and the United Nations Plaza and is one of the most important place in California.
A tourist destination that starts from Van Ness Avenue to Kearny Street in San Francisco is known as Fisherman’s Wharf. It is one of the attractive tour locations in California.
A suspension bridge spanning the Golden Gate Strait is known as Golden Gate Bridge. It connects the Pacific Ocean with San Francisco Bay.
The Golden Gate Park is considered the largest urban park in San Francisco. It holds several best attractions for visitors, like: The Japanese Tea Garden, the Music Concourse, the Stow Lake, the windmills, the Bison Paddock and many more.
Nob Hill is a neighborhood in California in the city of San Francisco, its total population is around 20,388 and is a busy neighborhood in the city of San Francisco.
A monumental structure constructed for the Panama-Pacific Exposition in 1915 is called Palace of Fine Arts. It is situated in San Francisco.
A former Military Base and Park on the Northern area of San Francisco is known as Presidio. The National Recreation Area of Golden Gate has made it part of their own territory.
San Francisco City Hall, United States is the seat of government for the City and County of San Francisco, California. It is well known for its architecture and the life at night.
San Francisco, United States founded in 1979 in north California is the cultural, commercial and financial centre of the city and the only consolidated city in California.
The Union Square tour will give you the view of the 2.6 acres of manicured garden and the granite platforms. It will enlighten you about the historic activities that took place here when the supporters of the Union troops just before the Civil War rallied here. In the center of the park stands a towering monument commemorating the 1898 triumph of Adm. George Dewey during the Spanish- American War at Manila Bay.
The order of activities held during the tour is planned by the tour guide. So, it may be different from what is mentioned on the tour page. On fewer occasions, Tour Guide has to skip an attraction or few during the tour depending on weather, traffic, group interest or some other reason.
Some attractions are seasonal. So, when they are closed they will be replaced with some other attraction.
You can skip some optional activities during the tour and plan something on your own. Make sure that you coordinate with Tour guide and stay with the group with next activity. Please note you cannot stay on the bus if you skip some optional activity. No refund will be issued for any attraction that you will miss.
Probable hotel names are mentioned in the itinerary. It can be similar or a different hotel of the similar rating. Exact Hotel details can only be provided one day before the departure.
Maximum 4 people of any age can stay in 1 Room in the hotel.
These tours are conducted in a group. A group can have people of several cultures. We expect each person to coordinate with Tour guide to make sure things are on track. Tour Guide usually speak the language based on Group size.
- Hop-On Hop-Off City Tour
- San Francisco Night Tour
- English speaking live guide or audio commentary
- Tips and gratuity
- Hotel pick up
All the prices are listed in USD.
Any Amount paid in cash to the Tour Guide is not refundable.
Tour display price is based on double occupancy. It is the price each person will pay if a group of two is traveling.
Prices may change without any notice.
Prices include hotel accommodation, transportation and taxes.
Admission Tickets to different places and meals are NOT included in the tour price.
Mandatory Tip for tour guide and driver are NOT included.
Only the tour guide can purchase entrance tickets for you. Pre-purchased tickets are NOT acceptable.
There must be at least one passenger of 18 years for every booking made with GoldenBusTours. For Children between the age group of 2 to 14 years, a different price will be charged. Please refer to Child price on our pricing calendar. Child Age may vary between different bus operators. Maximum 4 people of any age can stay in 1 Room in the hotel. If the 5th person is infant you will be charged normally then with the second room as an expense.
Activities are optional though, but each customer has to participate in 2 activities at least. No city pass allowed. Some attractions are mandatory. Each customer has to take part in them and have to pay for them in cash.
Arrive at departure location 10 to 15 minutes before the mentioned time to make sure you catch the bus on time. If in case you are late, the bus will not wait for you at the location and ultimately you will miss the entire tour (no refund in this case).
Return time on the website is just an estimation. Expect some variation always. Time may change depending on traffic and weather situations
There is a possibility that tour operator may use a shuttle to drop you off at the return location. It usually happens in the case of multiple return locations.
You can leave the tour at any place only after signing a Tour Departure Form for leaving the tour early. The price will stay the same even if you leave the tour early.
If you have booked a pre-tour hotel stay, then you will have to arrange your own transport from hotel to departure location. If you have booked extra night hotel after the tour, then you will arrange transport from drop off point to hotel.
Cancellation and Refund Policy
Free cancellation 3 days before departure date.
No Refund in case you miss the bus for any reason including flight delay.
Note: 6% processing and handling fee will apply to all refunds. This is the fee that our company bear at the time of processing the original transaction.
Reservation, Booking & Redemption
- The bus tours are first come first serve.
Reschedule any time before 48 hours. Once reschedule it can not be altered or cancelled.
1. One room can accommodate maximum 4 people. Even if you are 5 people including 1 month old baby you still need 2 rooms.
2. If you can carry your child up to 2 years of age then you do not need to book seats for him. It may vary from one tour to another.
3. Service providers hold the right to change the itinerary and hotel arrangements without any notice.
4. Child (0-9 years) and Single traveler going on the tour have special rates. These prices vary from one tour to another.
5. Meals and Attractions are not included. You can ask your tour guide to try to arrange the meal for you as per your requirements. For attractions, admission fees pay it to the tour guide on the tour.
6. Prices may change without any notice because of prices fluctuation in the market.
7. All prices mentioned on the website are in US dollars.
8. In Case of Bank Wire Transfer customer have to bear Wire transfer fee.
9. Tour package price is inclusive of taxes.
10. Tour Prices are every individual and in view of room inhabitance.
11. Gift coupons are available in limited quantity on first come first serve basis.
Child rates are applicable for children between (0-12 years) of age. Parents are advised to bring car seats for the safety of their child.
Buy 2 Get 3rd discounted: Get 3rd Ticket on special discounted rates on the purchase of 2 tickets for same room.
Face masks required for travelers in public areas, Face masks required for guides in public areas, Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff, Social distancing enforced throughout experience, Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas, Gear/equipment sanitized between use, Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized, Guides required to regularly wash hands, Paid stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms, Contactless payments for gratuities and add-ons
- Carry a jacket as it can get cold on the bus.