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GaryTours

3251 Washington St, No. 301, San Francisco, CA 94115-1636
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Breathtaking & Exceptional

Gary is a passionate and authentic private tour guide who wins your heart from the first moment... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
B3th14
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Excellent Tour with Gary!

I highly recommend Gary as the way to tour San Francisco. His knowledge of the area will give you... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
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GaryTours provides customized private minivan tours for up to 6 people for San Francisco, Muir Woods, Marin County, Napa and Sonoma Wine country, Point Reyes, photography and hiking. Four hour tours can be extended for 85 an hour. Please see additional reviews at GaryTours website. California Public Utilities Commission licensed - TPC34572-B Gary Laufman Tour Guide LLC Bon Voyage
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3251 Washington St, No. 301, San Francisco, CA 94115-1636
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Gary is a passionate and authentic private tour guide who wins your heart from the first moment ! He put my daughter and I at ease with his friendly warm greeting to the gesture of opening our door for us and looking out for our...More

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GaryTours, Owner at GaryTours, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

HI Beth, I thoroughly enjoyed showing my favorite places to you and Kate. I'm so glad you enjoyed our time together. It would be lovely if our paths cross again sometime. Maybe when Kate moves here ? Best regards, Gary

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I highly recommend Gary as the way to tour San Francisco. His knowledge of the area will give you all kinds of history and information you would not receive on just any tour. Loved our tour and conversation along the way. Thanks Gary!

Thank Joyce S
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GaryTours, Owner at GaryTours, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for the generous tour review. I thoroughly enjoyed showing my favorite places to you and Marvin. Come back for margaritas ? Best regards, Gary

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Reviewed May 10, 2018

I would highly recommend a tour with Gary for anyone visiting the San Francisco area. My family of four (two children ages 8 and 11) had a great time. We saw several sites and he kept our kids engaged and interested the whole time. He...More

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GaryTours, Owner at GaryTours, responded to this reviewResponded May 11, 2018

Thank you Brendon, It was a pleasure showing my favorite places to your family. I'm pretty lucky - I get to meet the best people in the world ! Best regards, Gary

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Reviewed May 4, 2018 via mobile

I would recommend a tour with Gary to anyone visiting the Bay Area! We spent 9 hours with Gary and saw 2-weeks worth of sites. From the magical Muir Woods and serenity of Marin County to eating fresh caught fish picnic style, we had an...More

Thank Amber K
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GaryTours, Owner at GaryTours, responded to this reviewResponded May 5, 2018

Merci beaucoup Amber. The pleasure was mine. I hope our paths cross again sometime. Perhaps around harvest time ? I get to meet the best people in the world - Gary

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Reviewed May 2, 2018

I found Gary on Trip Advisor, and I could not recommend him more. Prior to the tour, he took the time to communicate with me on the phone and over email in order to build out a custom itinerary. On "game day", we had some...More

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GaryTours, Owner at GaryTours, responded to this reviewResponded May 3, 2018

Thank you John. It was fun to meet your family. I hope our paths cross again sometime. Best regards, Gary

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Reviewed April 16, 2018 via mobile

Gary did a fantastic job. He showed us interesting and out of the way destinations. I recommend him without reservation.

Thank SherrySanFrancisco
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GaryTours, Owner at GaryTours, responded to this reviewResponded April 17, 2018

Thank you so much Sherry. It was a fun hen house ! Best Regards ! Gary

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Reviewed March 21, 2018 via mobile

My family had the pleasure of booking Gary for our tour of San Francisco over spring break. Gary tailored the tour to appeal to my teenagers. The lunch stop at his recommended restaurant was a special treat. As was the stop for specialty ice cream....More

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GaryTours, Owner at GaryTours, responded to this reviewResponded March 23, 2018

Ahhh, the pasta and ice cream tour - glad you enjoyed ! That was a fun time -

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Reviewed March 17, 2018 via mobile

How lucky we were to find Gary! He gave us the best San Francisco city tour. Took us to all the iconic spots as well as little corners only the locals know about. Kept my two teenagers engaged the entire tour. It was a great...More

Thank LisaHarthan
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GaryTours, Owner at GaryTours, responded to this reviewResponded March 18, 2018

Thank you for the review Lisa. I sincerely appreciate it ! Bring Chad back when he's 21 for world famous margaritas ? Gary

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Reviewed February 19, 2018 via mobile

Where do I begin as I call it extremely lucky I decided to have Gary as our tour guide. Not only is he extremely courteous and has an excellent comfortable mode of transport he is patient and accommodating. You learn a lot from his wide...More

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GaryTours, Owner at GaryTours, responded to this reviewResponded February 21, 2018

Hi Christine, Thank you for that. I feel like the luckiest person because I get to meet the best people in the world and watch them have fun. Seriously ! Come back sometime ? Gary

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Reviewed February 19, 2018 via mobile

Meeting Gary and letting him take you on his adventure through this fabulous city is like finally catching up with an old friend you’re seeing after ages and remembering how much fun it always is. I was recently in San Francisco for just a very,...More

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GaryTours, Owner at GaryTours, responded to this reviewResponded February 21, 2018

Hi Caroliine, Thank you for the generous review. I had a lot of fun showing y'all around. I do hope our paths cross again sometime. Hello to everyone - Gary

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Sanjuanites
May 25, 2016|
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Response from GaryTours | Property representative |
Hi Amy, I drive a Honda Odyssey minivan. I often have 6 people in the car. I would pick you up at the cruise line terminal. It would be much better if you communicate with me through the email address on my... More
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Sandra D
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Response from Ioanatz | Reviewed this property |
Hi, Sandra! The transport is provided with Gary's car, which is a very comfortable Renault (I think:-?) with 5 seats (besides the driver). Gary picked me & my family from our hotel, so you meet wherever you want. we were 4... More
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