1-Day San Francisco to Fisherman’s Wharf, Golden Gate Bridge, Palace of Fine Arts and Japanese Tea Garden Tour
Tour Code: GOL-SFO-346
Duration: 1 Day
Tour Guide: English
- 7 Days left
Experience: UNESCO, Family
Extra (Excluded): Wifi, Meal etc...
Tour Guide:Chinese, English
Daily (2021-06-09 To 2021-12-31)
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
- Vaccination certificate or a negative nucleic acid test within 3 days before the departure date.
You start your tour at Fisherman's Wharf, one of the most vibrant places in the city. Visit some of the exciting attractions at Pier 39, watch the popular sea lion colony and many other attractions along the waterfront. The open top bus gives you the best views of the city while you drive along the Barbary Coast, Embarcadero the Ferry Building, Union Square, City Hall, North Beach, the Palace of Fine Arts, Golden Gate Park and much more!
Take a picture at Chinatown's 'Dragon Gates' and try their delicious food. Take a brief stroll around Alamo Square to see the world-famous Painted Ladies Victorian homes also known as "Postcard Row" – most popular from the TV show "Full House”. You will be taken back in time to the “Summer of Love” while driving through Haigh Ashbury. View the murals and art dedicated to the San Francisco hippie culture and to some of the famous rock music artists like The Grateful Dead, Janis Joplin, and Jimmy Hendrix.
The highlights of the tour is the ride across the most iconic landmark in San Francisco – the Golden Gate Bridge! While crossing the 1.7-mile span on an open-top bus you will have breathtaking views of the bridge, Alcatraz Island and the stunning skyline. Hop off at North Vista Point to take your best selfie of the bridge and San Francisco bay or walk across this iconic landmark yourself.
Along the Civic Center area you will have great views of San Francisco's City Hall, the Opera House and Symphony Hall. Stop at the Asian Art museum, or visit the Public Library an the War Memorial. If you need to escape from the city, head to Golden Gate Park which is on of the largest urban parks in the world and bigger than Central Park in New York City. Here you can indulge in the lush areas to relax or you can visit some of the many museums and attractions. Explore the California Academy of Sciences, the Conservatory of Flowers, de Young Museum, and the Japanese Tea Gardens, or enjoy the long hiking trails, bike paths, lakes, waterfalls, windmills and much more.
The tour takes approx. 2 hours if you stay on the bus but you are free to explore the city on your own pace and hop on and off the bus as much as you like for a full day. Our tour guides and audio guides will provide you fun and informative insights about San Francisco throughout your entire journey! Start your tour now and enjoy the day with us in San Francisco!
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.
A monumental structure constructed for the Panama-Pacific Exposition in 1915 is called Palace of Fine Arts. It is situated in San Francisco.
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 order of itinerary may change without any notice depending on weather situations or for some other unforeseen circumstances.
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.
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.
Though attractions are optional but you have to at least take 2 attractions.
- Hop On Hop Off City Tour
- English speaking live guide or audio commentary
- Tips and Gratuity
- Hotel Pick up
All the prices are listed in USD.
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.
A free (i.e. Buy 2 Get 1 Free) person, not showing up on a departure date will result in a penalty. The penalty is usually the fourth person price, but it varies. Free person has to pay for some admission tickets that is included in the tour package price of Paid Person.
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.
Please note that 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.
On West Coast tours some bus operators have a lot of departure locations. A slow start is expected on these tours.
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
Reschedule any time before 48 hours. Once reschedule it can not be altered or cancelled.
Follow Tour Guide instructions for COVID. Be cooperative.
What are the operating hours for the buses?
The buses run daily from 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM
How frequently do the buses run?
The buses operate every 20-30 minutes (depending on season and traffic)