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Morning Guided San Francisco City Tour with a 24-hour Bike Rental

Tour Length is 1 - 1.5 days approximately

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Most comprehensive San Francisco sightseeing tour available
Live narration (English) of San Francisco attractions
Multiple stops to photograph and explore
Golden Gate Bridge crossing toll
Bike customized to your size and experience
Up to 24-hour rental
Safety gear, riding maps
Meals or beverage
Guide gratuity: recommended

We are running our tours at a lower capacity to allow more room for your safety and comfort. You can learn more about our Safety Policy here.

This is the most comprehensive tour combo that includes a guided tour of San Francisco and a 24-hour bike rental. Our San Francisco half-day City tour will take you through the culturally rich neighborhoods of San Francisco. We’ll also make sure to point out some of the more famous landmarks that have made San Francisco the renowned city it is today.

Start the tour with a pickup at your hotel in San Francisco or nearby. After seeing San Francisco’s waterfront and Marina District, we’ll visit the Palace of Fine Arts. Then, the main event—a trip across the Golden Gate Bridge!

On this tour, you’ll also see the City’s rugged coastline. Pause to enjoy cliff-side views of “city by the bay”. Be blown away by the beauty of Golden Gate Park. You’ll learn about not only what made the Haight-Ashbury, Mission and Castro districts, but also what they are, and why they’re important to so many.

After a drive through Nob Hill and Chinatown, we'll visit the charming Italian neighborhood of North Beach. While there, we’ll point out how to find crooked Lombard Street, Coit Tower, and more.

From start to finish on this San Francisco sightseeing highlights tour, you will laugh out loud and learn so much more than you would have imagined about what has made San Francisco one of the world’s most beloved cities.

You will be dropped off in the Fisherman’s Wharf where you can enjoy lunch and pick up your bike. Your bike comes with a front handlebar bag, rear gear rack and a map of San Francisco, Sausalito, Golden Gate Bridge, Golden Gate Park and the Fisherman's Wharf Area. We recommend to start your journey along the San Francisco Waterfront. On the way you will pass by Aquatic Park, Fort Mason, the Marina and the Presidio through Chrissy Field and on towards Fort Point.

Where to go next? How about a ride across the Golden Gate Bridge on a wide bicycle path only used for cyclists? Keep on pedaling through Vista Point to Old Fort Baker you will end up at in beautiful, bike-friendly Sausalito. In Sausalito, enjoy the local shops, delicious restaurants and a variety of art galleries this quaint little town has to offer.

When your stomach if full of tasty eats and your handle bar bag stuffed with souvenirs, you can catch a ferry back to Fisherman's Wharf.

Your bike rental is valid for a full 24 hours.

What comes with your bike rental?

  • bicycle helmet
  • bicycle lock,
  • map and map holder
  • bike bell
  • handle bar bag
  • water bottle cage
  • and rear rack with bungee


08:00 AM to 9:00 AM

  • Begin your tour with a convenient pickup in San Francisco (we serve most San Francisco hotels)
  • Learn about Fisherman’s Wharf, Pier 39, and the Marina District
  • Stop and explore picturesque Palace of Fine Arts

10:00 AM to 11:00 AM

  • Learn history of the iconic Golden Gate Bridge while cruising across
  • Stop at a spectacular vista for Instagram-worthy photos of the bridge
  • Arrive at Land’s End - the city’s Pacific Ocean shoreline
  • Stop in the gift shop for the chance to grab coffee and souvenirs
  • Capture panoramic views of Ocean Beach, Sutro Baths, and the Cliff House

11:00 AM to 12:00 PM

  • See the highlights of Golden Gate Park, including the California Academy of Sciences, Japanese Tea Garden, de Young Museum
  • Learn the unique cultural history of San Francisco’s Haight-Ashbury
  • Roll through the Castro and Mission neighborhoods on your way to San Francisco’s City Hall

12:00 PM to 12:30 PM

  • Take pictures while driving through Chinatown, Nob Hill, and the Financial District (“FiDi”)
  • See North Beach, location of Coit Tower and crooked Lombard Street
  • Off board in the Fisherman’s Wharf at the Zephyr Hotel

1:30 PM

  • Pick up your bike at 2661 Taylor Street, San Francisco
  • Enjoy your 24-hour rental
  • Option: pick up your bike the next morning to enjoy a full day of biking

Important Information
Does this tour operate every day?

Yes, this tour operates daily based on a minimum number of participants.

Will I have time to see the Golden Gate Bridge?

Yes. This tour will take you across the Golden Gate Bridge, we will also make a stop so you can take photos of the bridge and city (weather permitting).

Do you offer this tour in different languages?

The city tour is offered in English only. However, if required we can organize a private tour in several languages.

Do you pick up outside of San Francisco?

We only offer pick ups in San Francisco only.

Is this a guided tour?

The city tour portion is guided with an English-speaking guide. The bike portion is self guided.

Are meals included? Can I buy or bring my own?

Meals are not included, however, there will be places you can purchase something light at some of the stops we make. We recommend having lunch in the Fisherman's wharf after the City Tour portion.

What should I wear?

Temperatures vary depending on the season and time of day in the Bay Area, so we recommend that you wear layered clothing in case of unexpectedly climbing or falling temperatures. We do not recommend wearing shorts or sleeveless shirts in the winter. However, we realize that everyone is acclimated to different weather and thus trust you to make your own judgement. For footwear, we recommend comfortable walking shoes, such as regular tennis shoes, sneakers, or boots with rubber soles and treads. In the summer months, hiking sandals can be worn on the tour, but high heels, beach flip-flops, and other open-toed shoes are not recommended.

How accurate are the times on the itinerary?

Times listed are approximates only. Traffic and other unforeseen issues can cause delays or changes in these times, which are out of our control. Please do not make flight/travel arrangements on the same day as your tour. Extranomical Tours is not responsible for and will not be providing any compensation for missed flights or appointments.

What comes with your bike rental?

Your bike rental comes with a bicycle helmet, a bicycle lock, a map and a map holder, a bike bell, a handle bar bag, a water bottle cage and rear rack with bungee.

How will we recognize the vehicle?

As we have several different vehicles, we don’t know until the morning of your tour which vehicle will be hosting your tour as well as the name of your Expedition Leader. Please feel free to call us in the morning of your tour if you like. Regardless of which vehicle will come to your location, it should say “Extranomical Tours” on it.

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