Experience The Real San Francisco Tours

We offer distinctive tours
of San Francisco

A Cable Car Ride
on Every Tour*

Maximum 10 people
per Tour Group

Feel Like a San Franciscan

Urban Sightseeing Adventures through San Francisco.

The Real SF Tour Closed Indefinitely.

It is with a heavy heart that I announce, my company, The Real SF Tour, is closing. We have a few dates through the end of October that are already booked and then we will close the doors.
I want to thank everyone who chose to spend the day with us during their visit to San Francisco. It’s possible that we took as many as 15,000 people on 80,000 transit rides. At some point I will check the numbers. We amassed close to 1000 five star reviews on travel and social media sites. We also appeared in news articles around the world.
The closure is based on a number of factors: First is a very slow season. Travel in SF appears to be way down. Then my illness, coupled with an injury that I can’t have surgically repaired until February, that will require at least six months recovery. Lastly, the Viator and Trip Advisor partnership have totally buried us. It’s all big money, big bus, big tech now.
I can’t thank all the people who worked with us, promoted us, and took our tours enough. It was truly a labor of love and I hope you had a 5 star experience. I will miss tour guiding, but I will also miss seeing the group photos of our tours, from various locations, with amazing, happy, travelers, on Facebook every day.
We do go out on high note we are still one of the top 10 highest rated tours in SF. I wish all of you all of the best on your travels. If possible we will attempt to re open in June of 2018.
Chris

THE REAL SF
SIGNATURE TOUR

Our famous all day tour;
the one that started it all

THE REAL METRO
SIGHTSEEING TOUR

All the transit of Real SF tour
“half” of the trekking.

METRO+ALCATRAZ
2 DAY TOUR

Add Alcatraz the day after
Metro Sightseeing Tour.

WHY JUST SEE SAN FRANCISCO WHEN YOU CAN LIVE IT

The Real SF Tour takes you where no other tours can go.

We merge sightseeing with trekking and public transit for the most authentic visitor experience in San Francisco, via Cable Car, Muni Light Rail, BART and City Buses.

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ABOUT THE REAL SF TOUR

Part urban adventure, part urban trek, and totally green, The Real SF Tours take you where no other sightseeing tours can go.

You’ll visit enchanted gardens, secret stairways, glorious rooftop views, and some of the city’s coolest neighborhoods. You’ll be avoiding large crowds of tourists while experiencing the real culture of San Francisco and learning about its rich and storied history. You’ll traverse the city on Cable Cars, Light Rail, and City Buses. These vehicles are zero emissions or run on bio diesel, making this tour totally green.

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