Lonely Planet Experiences: Teas, Temples, and Beatniks

  • Lonely Planet Neighborhood Tour
From :
$ 66

Come explore where east meets west, fortunes are told with more sincerity than your average cookie, and the legends of masters live on. Between the Beatniks of North Beach and San Francisco’s iconic Chinatown, we’ll give you a taste of teas, temples, and culture, all with a local flare. Experience the best travel stories for yourself! Join a local expert and uncover hidden gems on this city adventure hand-picked by the world’s leading travel publisher. Lonely Planet Experiences powered by Urban Adventures bring stories to life in the best-loved cities around the globe.

Highlights

  • Discover the hidden gems of Chinatown and the Beatniks of North Beach
  • Make your own fortune cookie while listening to traditional music on a Chinese two-stringed instrument called the erhu
  • Sample authentic, traditional Chinese pastries
  • Learn about the powers of traditional Chinese tea during a tea tasting with a tea master
  • Explore San Francisco’s oldest temple and have your fortune read
  • Each Lonely Planet Experience comes with six-months free access to Lonely Planet’s Guides App which includes over 8,000 destinations guides and unbeatable discounts to Lonely Planet Guidebooks

Inclusions: Local English speaking guide, Chinese dessert samples, tea tasting

Exclusions: Additional food and drinks, items of a personal nature, tips and gratuities for your guide

Schedule details

  • Duration: 2.5 hours
  • Meeting point: Chinatown Gate, at the corner of Grant Ave and Bush St
  • Starting time: 1.30 PM
  • Ending point: Washington Square