Los Angeles Driving Tour with Private Local Guide - All Must-See Locations
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Los Angeles Driving Tour with Private Local Guide - All Must-See Locations

3 h
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With local
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Stop At: Chinatown, N Broadway at North Hill St Downtown, Los Angeles, CA 90012

Take a star-studded tour through Los Angeles in a private vehicle. Timing is flexible and you can start the tour any time you prefer. This tour can be customized to make it a unique experience for you. 

10am Your private local guide will meet you in the hotel lobby and discuss the tour itinerary with you at the beginning of the tour. Start your tour in Chinatown. Explore Central Plaza, West Plaza and find a mart overflowing with local character at ethnic Far East Plaza.

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Thien Hau Temple, 750 Yale St # 756, Los Angeles, CA 90012-2326

Take in the rigorously crafted columns of the Thien Hau Temple. If you fancy, get a drink in the Chinatown’s iconic Hop Louie, gloriously kitschy bar with a towering pagoda as its entrance.

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Olvera Street, Main and Alameda streets 125 Paseo de la Plaza 90012, Los Angeles, CA 90012

11am Take a trip to Mexico strolling along Olvera street, a great open space market with authentic restaurants, food stalls and souvenir shops.

Duration: 10 minutes

Pass By: El Pueblo de Los Angeles, Macy, Alameda, Spring and Arcadia streets, Los Angeles, CA 90012-2932

Check El Pueblo off your list by visiting LA Plaza de Cultura y Artes.

Pass By: La Plaza de Cultura Y Artes, 501 N Main St, Los Angeles, CA 90012-2828

Enjoy the cultural heritage of Los Angeles

Stop At: Avila Adobe, 10 Olvera St, Los Angeles, CA 90012-2921

Take a glance at the altar and painted ceiling of Plaza Catholic Church. Discover what life was like in California before the 20th century touring the Avila Adobe museum.

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Union Station, 800 N Alameda St Downtown, Los Angeles, CA 90012-2177

Flash back in time wandering through the grand Union Station, the city’s transit hub and a vibrant symbol of Downtown’s renaissance.

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Little Tokyo, Downtown Southeast of the Civic Center; bounded by 1st, Los Angeles, CA

12pm Make your way to Little Tokyo, the hub of Japanese Americans and an atmospheric enclave replete with trendy restaurants, Japanese markets, bakeries and mochi. Delve into the culinary scene of the area and sample the best sushi, ramen and yakitori.

Duration: 20 minutes

Pass By: Higashi Honganji Buddhist Temple, 505 E 3rd St, Los Angeles, CA 90013-1720

Meditate under the shadows of blooming trees in picturesque Japanese Garden, see Koyasan Buddhist Temple and Higashi Honganji Buddhist Temple, beautiful examples of Japanese architecture.

Pass By: Go For Broke NEC, 355 E 1st St #200, Los Angeles, CA 90012-3901

See Go For Broke Monument, tribute to the Japanese-American soldiers. Discover free exhibits at Union Center for the Arts and deepen your knowledge about history of the neighborhood by visiting Home is Little Tokyo Mural.

Stop At: Bunker Hill Steps, Connecting 5th St to Hope St, Los Angeles, CA 90071

If you opt for a 4-hour tour:

1pm From there continue to Civic Center and Bunker hill, the core of the city.

Duration: 20 minutes

Pass By: Japanese American National Museum, 369 E 1st St Little Tokyo, Los Angeles, CA 90012-3901

Finish your tour at one of the cafes in Little Tokyo or see more of Downtown Los Angeles if you opt for a 4-hour tour.

Pass By: Grand Central Market, 317 S Broadway, Los Angeles, CA 90013-1222

Explore the world of local delicacies

Pass By: Los Angeles Central Library, 630 W 5th St Free Tours Daily, Los Angeles, CA 90071-2002

Venture to Financial District and marvel at the magnificent architecture of the Central Library, the Millennium Biltmore Hotel, US Bank Tower and LA’s tallest Wilshire Grand Center.

Pass By: The Theatre at Ace Hotel, 929 S Broadway, Los Angeles, CA 90015-1609

Next, drive through Historic Core where you can take a glimpse at the majestic Eastern Columbia Building and check out the largest concentration of cinemas in the Broadway Theater District. Learn about the rich history of the Theater at Ace Hotel

Stop At: Bradbury Building, 304 S Broadway Downtown, Los Angeles, CA 90013-1224

Stare at the timeless, fantastic Bradbury Building, the biggest architectural gem in Downtown Los Angeles.

Duration: 10 minutes

Pass By: Art District, Los Angeles, CA

Take a short stop at Downtown’s enigmatic Arts District, mecca for Street art. Sneak a peek at beautiful graffiti and murals and discover hidden art treasures.

Pass By: Pershing Square, Boundaries are South Hill St, South Olive St, West Sixth St, and West Fifth St, Los Angeles, CA 90015

Finish your tour at Pershing Square or some place in downtown LA (to be discussed with your guide).

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  • All taxes
  • Private car
  • Friendly local guide
  • Private tour
  • Multiple start times available
  • Expert advice where to go and what to do after the tour
  • Iconic places for photo shoot
  • Flexible customizable itinerary
  • Must-see attractions and off the beaten path
  • Meeting in the hotel lobby
Not included
  • Food and drinks
  • Gratuities
  • Entrance fees, if any
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • The tour can be modified to meet your preferences
  • Please indicate prefer start time in comments when booking
  • Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately
  • Any last minute changes may result in added cost
  • Near public transportation
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
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