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Boutique Traveler is an award-winning private tour company in San Francisco. We believe that great images make the best souvenirs. Along with being great storytellers, all our guides are passionate photographers, so leave your camera at home and let...more
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San Francisco, CA 94118
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Reviewed 7 September 2019

I didn't realise it was "private", as in just Sally and I. Micheal was great, a very entertaining few hours and nicely paced. I'll remember the stories for a long tome. Banlsier, the Tang wars and Chinese Fortune Cookies.

Date of experience: August 2019
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theBoutiqueTraveler, Owner at Boutique Traveler, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Indeed, all Boutique Traveler tours are 100% private. We've found it's the best way to truly explore the city in a more intimate setting. Can't wait to have you back for another adventure, here or in one of our other cities.

Reviewed 31 July 2019 via mobile

This was a wonderful experience. Lots of informations about downtown we would have missed. Totally recommend it especially if you are looking for something more personal than a 50 people bus tour! Hope to do it again in a different city or country. Thanks Michael...More

Date of experience: July 2019
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theBoutiqueTraveler, Owner at Boutique Traveler, responded to this reviewResponded 2 August 2019

Thanks for the kind review. It was a pleasure having you on tour with us!

Reviewed 26 October 2018

Great job at providing historical info with fun and interesting details. Very nice experience. Adds a lot to just walking around.

Date of experience: October 2018
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Michael G, Owner at Boutique Traveler, responded to this reviewResponded 28 October 2018

Thanks for the kind review and hope to see you on tour again soon!

Reviewed 21 September 2018 via mobile

It was a superb hike. Michael was great. An awesome guide and photographer. Very scenic. Great views of the Golden Gate Bridge and the Pacific. Saw dolpins and sea lions too. Had a great time.

Date of experience: September 2018
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Michael G, Owner at Boutique Traveler, responded to this reviewResponded 22 September 2018

Thanks for taking the time to review. It was my pleasure to show you a different side of San Francisco that is packed with nature.

Reviewed 12 September 2018

From Bridge to Beach, my engagement and interest in the places we visited and the history & information provided by our most friendly tour guide Michael Glass was at its peak at all times. The tour was fun to be a and the activity was...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Michael G, Owner at Boutique Traveler, responded to this reviewResponded 13 September 2018

It was fantastic to have you join us for the Bridge to Beach tour and I'm so happy that the fog cleared and you got to enjoy such a beautiful sunset at the end. Thanks for the kind review and I hope to see you...More

Reviewed 6 August 2018

This was 3 hours well spent. Much SF history. "Secret spots". SF is a very beautiful city. Tour includes photos taken by Michael.

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed 5 August 2018

My wife, son and I were given a 4-hour tour of San Francisco two weeks ago. Our tour combined 2 two-hour tours (North Beach/Chinatown and Downtown/Embarcadero). Michael was our tour guide and he was excellent. We saw many areas that we would not have seen...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Michael G, Owner at Boutique Traveler, responded to this reviewResponded 6 August 2018

I always love it when people book well in advance as it gives me plenty of time to prepare a great tour experience. From the moment we left the meeting point it felt like I was on an outing with some good friends. Thanks for...More

Reviewed 1 August 2018 via mobile

My niece and I had a fun afternoon with Michael exploring China town and North Beach. He was easy to contact by txt before our tour and we felt very comfortable and safe to be with him. He gave us excellent restaurant advice and following...More

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Michael G, Owner at Boutique Traveler, responded to this reviewResponded 3 August 2018

I had a great time hanging out with you both and glad that my restaurant choice was a winner. Hope to see you both again soon!

Reviewed 25 July 2018 via mobile

Michael does a very thorough and off the beaten path tour. He takes group pics along the way. We very much enjoyed ourselves and thought it was a well spent 3 hours.

Date of experience: July 2018
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Michael G, Owner at Boutique Traveler, responded to this reviewResponded 29 July 2018

Was my pleasure to show you how the city has changed over the past decades!

Reviewed 16 July 2018

Mike provided a personal and informative tour of Golden Gate Park and Haight Ashbury. He pointed out sights we would have missed while giving detailed information and history of both what we were seeing and of San Francisco. An added feature were the pictures he...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Michael G, Owner at Boutique Traveler, responded to this reviewResponded 29 July 2018

Thanks for the kind review and I'm so happy to have met you both!

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Union Square
Originally home to rallies supporting the Union Army
in the Civil War, this grand square has become the
city's premier shopping and entertainment district
containing the largest number of upscale department
stores, chic boutiques, art galleries and theatres in
the city. It's a large open area where tourists and
locals gather, watch cable cars and crowds go by,
enjoy a snack, or plan their day of shopping and
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21 April 2017|
Response from theBoutiqueTraveler | Property representative |
Hi there my name is Michael and I am the owner of the Boutique Traveler and. Sorry for not replying earlier but there seemed to be a glitch in Trip Advisor and it would post my answer. I searched on Google and found a number... More