Hollywood Sign Hiking Tour to Griffith Observatory
- Duration: 2 hours
Learn about modern architecture, science, movie history, and the history of Los Angeles. Begin in the Observatory’s central rotunda, where you’ll gaze at overhead murals inspired by Greek myth. Next, learn about the inventor Nikola Tesla and his 50,000-volt Tesla Coil, which is on exhibit. Discover how the solar system works and look through a telescope to see sun spots. Experience a spectacular show with the help of a Zeiss star projector and a state-of-the-art digital projection system. Descend into the depths of space and view the night sky like you’ve never before. Learn more about seismology, the L.A. earthquakes and the Pacific Rim of Fire as you stand next to an active seismograph. At night, wait in line for the 12-inch Zeiss telescope. One-of-a-kind and German-made, it gives viewers an unparalleled and intimate look at the planets and stars, depending on the weather and schedu...
See iconic locations from your favorite films and television shows on this guided hike that takes you above Los Angeles. Start your tour at Franklin's Cafe and Market in Los Feliz, a neighborhood that’s home to celebrities and hopefuls. On this 2-hour tour you’ll pass the Greek Theater before heading off the paved road and into the LA wilderness. Take a short, steep path that rewards with stunning views of the city in all directions. During the half-hour hike you’ll ascend the equivalent of 12 flights of stairs at a leisurely pace, making frequent stops to admire the views and hear about the history of this place. As you approach the Griffith Observatory, the iconic Hollywood sign will come into view and provide a spectacular backdrop for your photos! The Griffith Observatory is an Art Deco masterpiece that is considered the hood ornament of Los Angeles. After the tour you have the o...
Lovely walk around Griffith Park, the local neighbourhood and the Observatory with great views of LA & the Hollywood sign and a very informative guide.
Have you ever wanted to travel in a convertible Mustang on Beverly Hills' most luxurious streets? Are you curious to know what celebrities' houses and their neighborhoods look like? Have you ever wanted to learn interesting facts about these celebrities? If so, then this is the tour for you. Travel in luxury and comfort as your guide leads you all the way through Los Angeles, Hollywood, Hollywood Hills, Beverly Hills, Rodeo Drive, Sunset Boulevard, and more to explore the most exclusive residential areas in the city. This 2-hour Hollywood VIP tour takes you to the popular places where your favorite celebrities live, work, eat, shop and socialize.
As a first time traveler to Los Angeles, this was the perfect way to experience West Hollywood and the Hollywood hills.
This is an example of your private customizable highlights tour. Meet your guide and get comfortable in a new, climate controlled vehicle. You'll begin with a brief drive to the beautiful neighborhood of Venice Beach. Once a seaside resort town, this surfer’s paradise is crisscrossed with canals, just like its Italian namesake. Venice is the center of counterculture in LA and is home to some of its most eclectic and bohemian residents. Stroll down the vibrant Venice Boardwalk and enjoy its street vendors, artists and performers as you learn about the birth of skateboarding and surfing culture and make your way towards the iconic Santa Monica Pier. Along the way, you will see the "Baywatch" headquarters, Muscle Beach, pass by the local Freak Show and let the laid-back ambiance of Venice Beach wash over you. Next, head to Santa Monica to learn about its interesting history. On the iconic ...
After meeting with your English-speaking tour guide at the front entrance of Lake Hollywood Park, your hiking tour will begin. Be sure to have good shoes and a bottle of water for the strenuous adventure hike ahead. Starting in a nondescript neighborhood, you will soon be greeted by the famous Hollywood sign. As you hike through the dirt trails and historic neighborhood of Hollywoodland, the sign will loom larger and larger overhead. Along with many photo opportunities, you will also have a great view of Downtown LA and Griffith Observatory. As you ascend along the road you will crest the mountain, being able to see both Hollywood and Burbank Studios. In Hollywood the stars are immortalized in wet cement, while in Burbank movie stars are immortalized through cherished films. You can learn about the movie making process from your expert guides, before you reach the peak of the mountain a...
Paul went out of his way to make sure everything was perfect for us! Learnt a lot of history that we didn't know it was great! Thanks Paul
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Great experience for the price. Really was the highlight of my trip. I recommend to everyone.
Excellent service keep it up. Also repair the headphone jacks most of them were not working.
Enjoyed viewing and the ability to hop off and shop then hop back on at a later time.
Paul was a great guide and told us a lot about L.A history. Great experience.
The tour was great! Lots of interesting information!