9. San Francisco: SF City Tour plus Muir Woods & Sausalito
This combo tour consists of 2 parts: A tour to Muir Woods and Sausalito and San Francisco City tour.
Two different tours are run by either one or two different drivers and usually, there is a 30-minute break between them. It can start with either Woods or the city depending on the number of bookings.
On the way to the Woods, you will cross the Golden Gate bridge and make a short stop at Vista Point near the Lone Sailor Monument to take pictures of the bridge, the bay, and downtown San Francisco.
Then we will drive you to the Muir Woods where you will spend 1hr 20 minutes walking and seeing the tallest trees in the world.
Muir Woods is one of the last remaining ancient redwood forests on Earth. Some of the redwoods are nearly 1,200 years old and reach heights of more than 400 feet or 130 meters. Trails wind among the sequoias to Cathedral Grove and Bohemian Grove, and along Redwood Creek.
Then we will take you to Sausalito where you will spend 1 hour strolling the waterfront, visiting art galleries and souvenir shops, or having lunch. Major attractions include HOUSEBOATS, Bay Model Museum, hand-painted mailboxes, yachts, and VIEWS!
We will take you back and you will enjoy city tour that lasts about 3.5/4 hours.
You will see all the major attractions of this World Class city with one of our experienced tour guides. He will make 4-5 stops to take pictures and use the restrooms. Here is the list of places visited:
Union Square: Major hotels and Department stores, Apple store - largest glass panels in the world, First underground Garage in the world, Dewey Monument
Chinatown: Dragon's Gate, Grant Avenue
Nob Hill: Big 4, Fairmont, UN, Pacific Union Club, Grace Cathedral
Financial Center: BofA, Transamerica Pyramid, Montgomery Street, Wells Fargo
SOMA: Salesforce Tower, Transbay Center
Embarcadero: Ferry, Bay Bridge, Market Street
Levi Straus: Jeans
North Beach: Little Italy, restaurants, Peter & Paul Church
Telegraph Hill: Bay Bridge, Treasure Island, Berkeley, Alcatraz, Lombard street, Coit Tower, Industries of California, and SF city life murals by students of Diego Rivera
Pier 39. Seals and sea lions
Fisherman's Wharf. Boudin Bread, street food and restaurants, Jeremiah O'Brian, WW2
Hyde Street Pier and Aquatic Park. Buena Vista, Irish Coffee, Ghirardelli Chocolate Ice Cream
Galileo High School: Joe Di Maggio, and OJ Simpson
Fort Mason: Embarkation Point during WW2
Marina District, Yachts
Palace of Fine Arts
Golden Gate Bridge
Presidio of San Francisco, Baker Beach, Ocean Views
Palace of Legion of Honor, Thinker by Rodin
Richmond District and Golden Gate Park, Academy of Sciences, Japanese Tea Garden, De Young Museum
Haight-Ashbury, hippies, Jerry Garcia, and Jimmy Hendrix houses
Alamo Square, Painted Ladies
All our tour guides have at least 20 years of experience. It is up to them to create a route. Ask if there is something special you want to see the most!!!