Classic SF Tour: Chinatown and North Beach
**Please Book 24 hour or more in advance of desired date!*** The Experience The Classic SF Route is an interactive journey through time, from the Gold Rush to today. Venture under the shade of skyscrapers, and understand San Francisco’s origins and rise as an overnight metropolis, home to the crazed, the wealthy and the inspirational. In Chinatown, head down hidden alleys to hear tales of revolutionary leaders, the Great Earthquake of 1906, bizarre architecture and fortune cookies in a vibrant community often visited by tourists, yet rarely understood. Downtown, get past the tourist layer of Union Square and into the unbelievable stories and villains behind the buildings. Funky, passionate and artistically inclined, your guide will ensure you’re fully entertained along your journey to local landmarks and hidden treasures. Learn fun facts, surprising myths, and historic stories about the beautiful City by the Bay from those who make an art out of living here. Get a glimpse of local life by checking out some of your guide’s favorite sites, shops and local institutions. Highlights: Transamerica Pyramid, SF’s tallest structure Fortune Cookie factory Underground tunnel remnants Portsmouth Square, Chinatown’s “living room” Photogenic alleys (from Indiana Jones & Pursuit of Happyness) Site of first Cable Car line Preserved Gold Rush neighborhood Painted balconies of Waverly Place Former home of eccentric Emperor Norton Secret rooftop view of the waterfront Site of buried Gold Rush ships Know Before You Book: - Includes cafe break - Great for solo travelers and families - Toddlers (0-4) join free - Bring cash to tip your guide Cancellation Policy: Wild SF Tours may cancel tour if less than 5 people signed up, and notify guest via email to rebook or refund
We’re Wild SF. Our San Francisco walking tours are the most affordable, authentic tour experience in town, led by funky, passionate local guide-artists! Each route is an alternative tour through San Francisco’s history, as seen through a local’s eyes. Working with independent shops, restaurants and institutions, we show travelers how we really live. Get ready for an awesome day with uproarious tales, in San Francisco’s most legendary neighborhoods.
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