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One-Day Best of San Francisco Private Tour

Check off your bucket list with our best value City experience!
  • Guests

    Small Group of 2-5 people
  • Duration

    6 hours
  • Experience

  • Starting from

    $ 1099/per party (up to 5 guests)


This carefully-curated classic San Francisco Private Tour is the perfect choice if you want to experience the City in just one day. We’ll show you the very best of San Francisco City sightseeing, with greater breadth and a more relaxed pace than you’ll find anywhere else.

At 6 hours, this tour includes many of the City’s famous locations, as well a stop for lunch at one of our recommended restaurants.

You may also extend your day an additional hour* to see the City’s diverse urban neighborhoods at your own pace.

Add two additional hours** to add a visit Alcatraz island. We provide with guaranteed authentic tickets to Alcatraz Island, ferry and luxury ground transportation. Your guide will share expert advice on how to get the most out of your self-paced visit to the Rock, including the award-winning official audio guide.

(*Best for adult-only groups. Families with children and teens most enjoy 4-6 hours. **Subject to availability. We recommend booking several weeks in advance to include this extremely popular attraction. We’ll obtain the best possible tickets to match your itinerary.)

Explore stylish, sophisticated San Francisco with us. You’ll walk away having seen so much more than the average visitor, and with a greater understanding of our diverse culture and neighborhoods. If you’re super short on time, our pre-curated Half-Day Highlights of San Francisco private tour could be a perfect solution. Otherwise, we’re also happy to offer a custom SF city tour catered completely to your interests and schedule.

A San Francisco Local Tour

The benefits of hiring a private tour guide are countless. But we can promise you that spending your day with Spark Experiences means you’ll have a driver, a tour guide, a teacher, and a new friend who can show you around this beloved city. Our passion for all things San Francisco never wanes…and we love to share it with visitors!


What You’ll See in One Day in San Francisco

Depending on your pick-up location and your travel pace, our one-day SF tour will introduce you to the people, places, and stories of this fascinating city. You’re likely to see:
  • The world famous Golden Gate Bridge
  • Fisherman’s Wharf/Pier 39 colorful shopping promenades with deep history
  • The largest Chinatown outside Asia (sometimes vying with Vancouver)
  • North Beach, aka “Little Italy”
  • The infamous steep, crooked slope of Lombard Street
  • Union Square, truly the Heart of San Francisco
  • The Embarcadero waterfront promenade
  • Bay views along the Marina District
  • Romantic architecture and scandalous stories of the Palace of Fine Arts
  • The Presidio, dating back to 1776!
  • The vintage record stores of Haight Ashbury and the Summer of Love
  • +1,000 acres of glades, greens and gardens in Golden Gate Park
  • Picture-perfect Victorians at Alamo Square & the Painted Ladies
  • Family favorites, the “Full House” and “Mrs. Doubtfire” houses
  • The Castro colorful LGBT neighborhood
  • The birthplace of the city (and one monster burrito!) in the Mission District
  • Nob Hill, the birthplace of the Fairmont Hotel and Grace Cathedral
  • The trails of Lands End National Park Visitor Center overlooking the Sutro Baths ruins
  • Surfers riding the pacific breakers at Ocean Beach
  • Civic Center, the birthplace of the United Nations and our gold-domed City Hall
  • Startup Central in SOMA Tech Startup District (upon request)
  • Twin Peaks for Panoramic views (upon request and weather permitting)

Your San Francisco City Tour

As with all of our private tours, this one-day tour of San Francisco moves at your pace, according to the rhythms of your traveling party. Since there is no one else sharing the Tesla, there is the greatest possible flexibility with our time together. If you need more time at a particular spot on our route to capture the perfect photo, we prioritize according to your needs!

Have specific stops in mind you don’t see included in this Classic Itinerary? Contact us any time to curate a custom San Francisco private tour to suit your needs.

About this One-Day Tour in San Francisco

All Spark Experiences have always been, and will continue to be, 100% private— and ALL ABOUT YOU.

You will NEVER share the vehicle with anyone outside of your own party. This gives us the utmost flexibility with our time together, allowing us to tailor your day to you! Our goal is for you to have the most relaxed and impactful day possible — making the most of your valuable time and experiencing the best of San Francisco and the Bay Area.
  • Pre-curated Itinerary
  • Hotel Pick-up & Drop-off
  • Chilled Beverages
Not included
  • Meals
  • Tastings Fees
  • Admission Fees to venues
  • Gratuity for Excellent Service

Ride with style!

We are the only San Francisco based tour company with a 6 passenger Tesla Model X. Offering an exotic, high-tech luxury experience that is comfortable and FUN!

Designed and manufactured right next door in the Silicon Valley, the Tesla Model X adds a fresh, locally-authentic element to San Francisco Bay Area experiences.

Looking for something special?

Just let us know. We can build it.

Share your dreams with us, then let our local experts design a custom experience just for you!