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Painted Ladies San Francisco City Tour

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    What to Expect
    Start your tour with a pick up in a vintage Volkswagen Bus at either Fisherman's Wharf or Union Square, your choice!

    Enjoy sightseeing and photo shoots as we explore Lombard Street, Union Square, Chinatown, North Beach, the Marina, the Palace of Fine Arts, the Presidio, the Golden Gate Bridge, Fort Point, Golden Gate Park, Alamo Square, the Haight, Twin Peaks, the Castro, the Mission, and Civic Center!

    Enjoy a small group tour in a vintage Volkswagen Bus.

    Enjoy complimentary snacks and water, as well as beer and white wine for afternoon tours.

    Our vintage buses, Pearl, Poppy, & Skye have been thoroughly restored and updated with modern amenities to provide a safe and unique opportunity to see the sights of San Francisco. Since they only seats 6-7 people, Pearl, Poppy & Skye can go many places that larger tour buses have been banned from or just cannot access, including Alamo Square (Painted Ladies), Lombard Street, and even those narrow alleys with beautiful murals in the Mission!

    Painted Ladies Tour Company is a small family business, so Josh and his team take great pride in making sure guests feel well taken care of and have an awesome experience. Josh’s wife, Virgine, runs our front office to answer any questions or emails you might have prior to booking.

    Painted Ladies Tour Company is fully licensed through the California Public Utilities Commission PSG 0034808 as a Charter and Sightseeing company.
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    Important Information
    Departure Point
    1: 427 Post St, San Francisco, CA 94102, USA
    2: 650 Beach St, San Francisco, CA 94109, USA
    Return Details
    Returns to original departure point
    • Small group tour
    • Professional Tour Guide
    • Snacks
    • Bottled water
    • Local Bottled Craft beer and Wine on the afternoon tours
    • Access to local vintage points where large buses are banned from
    • Alcoholic Beverages
    • Gratuities
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • 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
    • Portable wheelchair ok
    • Booster seats are available on request if advised at time of booking
    • Recommended tip amount :$15-$20 per passenger. (Did you know that tips make up a large amount of our tour guide income in the US?)
    • Note that each vehicle seats up to 7 people total. We can still accommodate larger groups seated in separate vehicles.
    • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 100 travelers
    Cancellation Policy
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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    Josh was so friendly, personable and knowledgeable. We rode in "Ocean" the VW bus and had a comfortably paced tour of all the must-see spots in San Francisco. It was perfect for a quick trip, and we got to know the rest of the people on our tour!
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    We loved our time with Kai on the city tour. We checked all the hot spots off on our list and got great pictures. We would recommend this tour.
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    Myself and my husband took the city tour in Sept. What a fantastic experience. Cyrus was our guide and he was just amazing. Gave us all good advice on how to get about and where to eat. Found the 3 hours very informative and interesting. Was such a great experience seeing the
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    This tour surpassed our expectations on many levels. Carrie was a superb guide, taking in the main sights you would expect, but also the off the beaten track neighbourhoods with very entertaining facts and stories. Ultimately couldn't have wished for a more friendly and engaging
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    Great way to see lots of San Francisco! Our tour guide, Chris, knew so much information about San Francisco that you would never find in a tour book. It was a great trip and I would recommend Painted Ladies tours to friends visiting the city. The VW bus was adorable too!
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