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Overview
On this San Francisco tour, drive down the very steep and crooked Lombard Street, and around neighborhoods such as the Mission, the Castro, and North Beach without worrying about getting around or parking. Venture down streets other bigger bus tours can’t go, and get in the loving spirit the City by the Bay is well known for as you spot famous musicians’ homes while listening to classic 1960s songs.
Highlights
  • Tour San Francisco with a guide who knows the quickest ways around traffic 
  • This ’70s-era VW bus travels on streets that larger buses can’t go down
  • Hear stories about famous musicians and artists who lived in San Francisco
  • Your guide knows the best place to get a photo op at the Golden Gate Bridge
  • Easy-to-find meeting spot at Fisherman’s Wharf for your convenience
What to Expect
This groovy San Francisco tour meets at Fisherman’s Wharf. Once you greet your guide, hop aboard a ’70s-era VW bus, complete with shag carpet, beaded curtains, and hippie vibes. Your tour bus can hold up to only six passengers, so it’s an intimate experience with lots of personalized attention. As you ride through San Francisco’s colorful neighborhoods such as Chinatown, North Beach, the Mission, and the Castro, your guide tells you all about the city’s history and culture. Drive down Lombard Street and pass the homes of famous musicians such as Janis Joplin and Jimi Hendrix. Learn about the city’s past and present during this guided tour as you rock out to classic 1960s songs in between your guide’s fun facts. Your tour also stops at the Golden Gate Bridge for a photo opp of one of the world’s most famous bridges. Your San Francisco tour ends back at Fisherman’s Wharf.
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Important Information
Departure Point
2899 Hyde St, San Francisco, CA 94109, USA
Duration
2h
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
Inclusions
  • Professional Driver/guide
  • Fully narrated tour
Exclusions
  • Gratuities
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received within 48 hours of booking, subject to availability
  • Minimum number of 2 people applies. There is a possibility of cancellation after confirmation if there are not enough passengers to meet requirements. In the event of this occurring, you will be offered an alternative or full refund
  • A maximum of 6 people per booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Near public transportation
  • Infants must sit on laps
  • While not wheelchair accessible, that doesn’t stop us from helping out with folding a wheelchair and placing it in the back. So come and have fun!
  • Tips - Yes please and thank you! It is customary for those of us who work in the service industry to expect to earn gratuity in order to meet living standards. Usually is 15%-20% of your total purchase or at least $10 per person. Thanks in advance!
  • Most travelers can participate
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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We LOVED this tour! I took my daughter and her friend ( both 14 years old ) on this tour. There were two other ladies in our van, as well. Informative and FUN. Our guide, Judith, was great! She played fun music, too! We saw places we would not have seen otherwise, as we didn’t
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Nick our driver was excellent. Very personable and informative. We had a great time discovering the many things we need to come back and enjoy in future visits. If possible ask for Nick.
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Had a great time on our love tour around San Francisco today. Saw some great sites that came with great information from our guide Alfred. He was awesome and very informative. The tour was so much fun and I really enjoyed the ride up and down Lombard. Can’t say enough about how
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Alfred did a fantastic job guiding us up and down the streets of San Francisco. The van was very maneuverable and easily powered up hills that were very steep. Alfred shared many facts and stories based on decades of his personal experiences in the city. The best part of the
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We had Alfred as our driver. Great guide. Super funny and knoledgable. We had a great time. Great way to see SFO.
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By: San Francisco Love Tours
1,479 reviews
Certificate of Excellence
miab2277
Bexhill-on-Sea, United Kingdom
2514
Groovy tour!
This is a fun small group tour in a fab VW bus and a total 60's vibe. We got to go down streets that most tour
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Angelarae15
Minneapolis, Minnesota
154
Most Excellent
We LOVED this tour! I took my daughter and her friend ( both 14 years old ) on this tour. There were two other
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09PAPA
10
Weekend Getaway
Nick our driver was excellent. Very personable and informative. We had a great time discovering the many things we
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Shei116
10
San Francisco Love tour
Nick was absolutely fantastic!!! He was the best!!! Very knowledgeable!Thanks again Nick! Turned my sad day into a
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jadewick
Erial, New Jersey
20
Great tour!
Had a great time on our love tour around San Francisco today. Saw some great sites that came with great
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Katie L
Lorton, Virginia
75
The Hippie Van Tour was Groovy!
Alfred did a fantastic job guiding us up and down the streets of San Francisco. The van was very maneuverable and
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bridgetgoesglobal
70
Thank you Tyler, for the great tour. DO THIS FIRST TOUR FIRST!
What a fun tour this was. Seeing San Francisco at night in a VW van was a great tour guide. We listened to 60s and
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Soaringdude
Brentwood, Tennessee
5012
Great Fun
We had Alfred as our driver. Great guide. Super funny and knoledgable. We had a great time. Great way to see SFO.
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Jessie O
64
Blast with Bob!
We made reservations thinking we’d just be driving around looking at different points of interest in San
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Michelle C
New Castle, Pennsylvania
10
Awesome Tour
This was one of the most fun tours we have ever taken. Our tour guide was very knowledgeable and gave us plenty
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plap8
manitoba
229
A Real Rush
In a few short hours our terrific guide, Judith, oriented my husband and I to many of San Francisco's famous
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Marc G
Borehamwood, United Kingdom
5325
Apart from the gassing - this was a truly unique way to see SF!
Bob is without doubt the true throwback to the end of the Sixties. All that was missing was the spliff and some
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Kateg28
Hertford, United Kingdom
6218
So much fun and more intimate than a bigger bus
I read the reviews before booking and had high expectations and it lived up to them. Our guide was fun and
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685reneeh
Bangor, Maine
30
Great van tour!
We had a wonderful tour with Nick. 6 of us in the van jamming to 60's music on this intimate tour. We couldn't
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nickmB1572UF
21
Nick The Hippie
Just finished the San Francisco Hippie tour and can't believe how fun and informative Nick Hirai was. He was
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