Mount Hollywood Hike (Winter Schedule)
Date(s) - 12/25/2018
3:00 pm - 5:30 pm
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One of the best things about Los Angeles are the amazing parks we have here. The most famous – and one of the biggest urban parks in the world – is Griffith Park. Over five times the size of New York’s Central Park, Griffith Park is a wonderful resource right in the middle of L.A. On any given day you’ll find Angelenos hiking the hills, walking their dogs and jogging the many trails that criss-cross the park. Now you can enjoy it on our Mount Hollywood Hike.
For the Mount Hollywood Hike we’ll meet you at the entrance to the park, by the Greek Theater. You’ll then hike up through the Bird Sanctuary and into the Hollywood Hills as we tell you about the early inhabitants of the Los Angeles area, the Tongva. As we climb the hills you’ll see Los Angeles spread below you, so it’s a great way to get an understanding of how the city developed and how the different areas connect with each other. From the summit of Mount Hollywood you can see almost the whole of the city of LA – the San Fernando Valley, Glendale, downtown and the Westside, all the way from Koreatown to Century City. From there we’ll follow the trails down, stopping at some of the best places to get photos of the Hollywood Sign, to the Griffith Observatory. We’ll finish your Mount Hollywood Hike by giving you a quick tour of the Observatory, before leaving you to enjoy this fantastic free museum. Great exercise and unforgettable memories!
Our tours can sell out. If you cannot make a booking email us at [email protected], telling us when you want to do the tour and how many guests are in your party, and if we can squeeze you in we’ll let you know.
LOGISTICS & DETAILS
*Cost: $40 pp (5% of what you pay goes to Climate Cents, a local climate change organization).
*Hiking Distance: 4 miles.
*Difficulty level: moderate (most of the hike is on surfaced roads, but the climb can be steep).
*Hike starts 3 pm, Greek Theater (map). We’ll give you detailed info on the meeting point when we confirm your booking.
*Hike finishes 5.30 pm, Griffith Observatory (map).
*Children from 7-12 y.o. do not have to buy a ticket. The hike is not recommended for children under 7 y.o.
*Price includes free bottle of water.
*When booking this tour you’ll get a discount code giving you 10% off any of our other tours (apart from the Santa Monica and Venice Bike Tour).
*If you want to explore L.A. more you can do our Mount Hollywood Hike on the same day as the The Real Hollywood Tour. It also fits very well with all our other tours.
This hike is in English. If your English isn’t fluent this may not be the best option for you. We do not offer the hike in other languages at this time.
All guests must be in appropriate physical condition. We cannot slow the hike down significantly to accommodate guests who are not in appropriate condition. If you have mobility issues please contact us.
For the hike you must wear comfortable shoes and clothing and bring sun block.
We never cancel the hike in advance due to the weather conditions.
You are entirely responsible to make sure you are at the meeting point at the correct time. If you’re significantly late you may miss the hike.
We know your plans can change, but there are no refunds or exchanges within 48 hours of the hike start time.
You must book in advance.
When you book this tour you’ll receive an automatic confirmation email with information on the meeting point and a discount code to be used when booking other tours. If you don’t see the email in your inbox please check your junk mailbox.
Bookings are closed. Please email us at [email protected] to enquire if we can fit you onto the tour.