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This tour is a cultural, historical, and culinary walking tour of San Francisco's Chinatown you will forever remember. This city within a city is a historic maze of mysterious sights, where an ancient culture from the other side of the world survives and flourishes with remarkable authenticity.
This tour also provides the option to include a hosted 10 course dim sum luncheon at one of Chinatown's most popular restaurants. Book Chinatown tours and activities online and save or call us toll free for reservations, group tours, and private charters.
Length: 2 hours, 3 hours with lunch
Time: 10:00 am daily
Summary: Tour does NOT include hotel pick-up. Price is per person. Children under 6 are free. Please reserve online, or call us toll-free at 888-478-1465.
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Buildings of historical and architectural interest
-Admire our pagoda style buildings and hear about their history
-Behold life prolonging ginseng root, pearl pills for beautiful skin, gecko lizards for energy
Fortune Cookie Factory
-We'll sample these "wise crackers" and watch how it's done
Stockton Street Food Markets
-Stroll among the freshest and most exotic foods in the Bay Area
Authentic Buddhist Temple
-See the dazzling altars adorned with red lanterns, priceless gold antiques, and incense filled bronze urns
-Hear about the history of Chinatown's most interesting alley full of temples, private clubs and secret societies
Chinese Language School
-Find out how Chinese families keep alive language and cultural traditions for their children
Tea Tasting Demonstration and Lecture
-Visit the only authentic tea house in the U.S. serving fine rare teas. (This stop subject to availability.)
Insider's list of recommended shopping and restaurants in Chinatown
-All guests receive a copy of the current year's best bets
If you opt to add lunch to your Chinatown walking tour, you will also enjoy a Hosted 10 Course Dim Sum Luncheon
at one of Chinatown's most popular restaurants.
It's important that you anticipate and savor the wonderful Dim Sum dishes we've selected for you, so here is the menu. If you have dietary restrictions, the restaurant can make substitutions upon your request.
Deep Fried Minced Pork Dumpling
Pork and Shrimp Dumpling
Steamed Shanghai Baby Dumpling
Ha Gow Steamed Shrimp Dumpling
Steamed Pork Roll Wrapped with Bean Curd Skin
Steamed Barbecued Pork Bun
Platter of Seasonal Vegetables
Chicken Chow Mein
Dessert Sesame Ball filled with Black Bean Paste
Specialty Teas: Jasmine and Chrysanthemum Tea
Q. How many are usually on the daily tour?
A. Anywhere from six to a dozen guests. We try to limit our group size to ensure that our guests see and hear everything on the tour.
Q. What is the walk like? Are there hills?
A. The walk is a very leisurely stroll that cover less than half a mile from start to finish. There are a few inclines while on tour but guests of all ages find the slopes on Chinatown accessible. The walk is handicapped accessible with the exception of the visit to a temple. If stairs are a problem for you, please let us know and we can visit an alternate temple which has elevator access.
Q. Should I tip the tour guide?
A. Tips to the tour guides are not included in the price. Gratuity to the tour leader is at your discretion and always appreciated.
Q. Do I have time to shop while on tour?
A. It's hard to resist all the great bargains in Chinatown, and you may purchase fortune cookies at the factory, refreshments at the herbal pharmacy, and anything else that interests you at the places we visit. However, because we want to show you as much as possible, we suggest that you set aside your personal shopping at the end of the tour. Everyone gets a copy of our Insider's Guide to Restaurants/Shopping, updated yearly at the end of the tour.
Q. Does the tour include all the stops listed?
A. Two hours is not enough time to do all that's listed. The choice of sites and time spent is dependent on your interest and our ability to fit it all in. If there is something of particular interest to you, please let us know before you arrive.
Tour does NOT include hotel pick-up. Price is per person. Children under 6 are free. Please reserve online, or call us toll-free at 888-478-1465.
Chinatown Walking Tours
Visit a Fortune Cookie Factory to sample the cookies and watch how it's done!
See the variety of Chinese remedies at a Herbal Pharmacy!
Admire the pagoda style buildings in Chinatown and hear about their history!
Stroll among the freshest and most exotic foods in the Bay Area at the Stockton Street Food Markets!