Griffith Observatory Hike: Hollywood Hills Landmarks Tour
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908 Ratings
Los Angeles
Embark on a 3.5-mile hike to the highest peak in Griffith Park, enjoying breathtaking views of LA and iconic landmarks like the Hollywood Sign. Explore the famous Griffith Observatory and discover insider anecdotes from your expert guide.
Duration: 2 hours, 30 minutes
Cancellation: 1 day learn more
Highlights
  • Los Angeles - This epic Los Angeles tour will provide you with stunning views and a wild history to make your time special!
  • The Greek Theatre - We’ll meet at the Greek Theatre and during this Los Angeles Tour we’ll tell you how the historic theater came to be gifted to the city.
  • Hollywood Hills - You’ll hike through the Hollywood Hills on this epic LA tour.
  • Griffith Observatory - Enter one of the most iconic landmarks in Los Angeles to experience an extensive array of space and science-related displays on this Hollywood Hills Hike tour
  • Hollywood Sign - Get the best shots of the Hollywood Sign for Instagram and Tik Tok Hollywood from Tiffany Point on this Hollywood Hills Tour
  • Forest Lawn Memorial Park - Hollywood Hills - The Hollywood Hills Tour offers sweeping views of one of LA’s most famous cemeteries.
  • Los Feliz - Check out one of LA’s most trendy neighborhoods, Los Feliz, on our Hollywood Sign hike- be sure to visit Los Feliz the next time you tour Los Angeles!
  • Los Angeles River - See the gorgeous LA River on this Hollywood Hills Tour
  • Griffith Park - The entire Los Angeles tour takes place inside the storied Griffith Park, and we’ll showcase all of its fascinating history!
  • Santa Monica Mountains National Recreation Area - You’ll be hiking through the Santa Monica Mountains on this LA tour.
  • Mount Hollywood - You’ll be hiking up Mount Hollywood on this tour of Los Angeles.
  • Mount Lee - The crown jewel of this Hollywood Hills Tour is to see the Hollywood Sign high atop Mount Lee in the Santa Monica Mountains.
  • Century City - You’ll see gorgeous vistas of famous Century City on this Hollywood Hills Hike Tour!
  • Warner Bros. Studios - Check out Warner Brothers, the most famous film studio in LA, in a bird’s eye view on this Hollywood Hills Tour.
  • Downtown Los Angeles - You’ll see the shimmering skyscrapers of Downtown Los Angeles on this LA tour!
  • Silver Lake - Our Hollywood Hills Hike features views of the hip Silver Lake neighborhood
  • Hollywood - You’ll get the best views of Hollywood on this LA City tour
  • Old Los Angeles Zoo - You’ll catch a glimpse of the famous Los Angeles Zoo on this Hollywood Hills Tour!
  • Autry Museum of the American West - You’ll get views of the Gene Autry Museum of the American West from above on this LA tour!
  • Bird Sanctuary Griffith Park - You’ll pass by the beautiful Griffith Park Bird Sanctuary on this Hollywood Hills Hike!
  • The Walt Disney Studios - You’ll snag an unforgettable view of the famous Walt Disney studios on this LA hike tour!
What's Included
  • Discounts on future LA sightseeing tours with Bikes and Hikes LA Tours
  • Unlimited Instagram photo opportunities
  • Personalized photo guidance for iconic shots with the Hollywood Sign
  • Complimentary parking at the Greek Theater
  • Access to free Wifi Hotspot
  • Exclusive historic narrative of Los Angeles
  • Insider access to Griffith Observatory without waiting in line
  • Opportunities for TikTok video creation
  • Guidance by First Aid and CPR certified professional LA guide
  • 2.5-hour immersive Hollywood Hills Hike
  • Custom recommendations for your LA visit from an expert guide
What's Not Included
  • Gratuities (cash or payment apps accepted)
  • Bottled water
Additional Information

Your knowledgeable local guide will take you on a 3.5-mile (5.6 km) hike in Griffith Park, up to the highest peak in the park, on this Los Angeles sightseeing adventure. You’ll witness the most stunning views of LA you’ll ever encounter. As your guide fills you in on Hollywood’s history and behind-the-scenes information, you’ll traverse from one of LA’s tallest peaks to a vantage point offering the most photogenic LA snap: the Hollywood Sign! This Hollywood Hills journey concludes with a personalised tour of the famous Griffith Observatory, the number one film location in Los Angeles.

Key Features:
Hollywood Sign
Insider’s Griffith Park Observatory Tour
Greek Theatre
Mount Hollywood
LA’s best viewpoints: Downtown, Silver Lake, Century City, and beyond!
Renowned Filming Spots
Entertaining stories and recommendations by your experienced local guide
Perfect spots for Instagram photos
And much more!

(*Please note, the Observatory is not open on Mondays)

  • Please arrive 15 minutes early to check in with your guide. There are other guests on the LA tour and we can not wait for latecomers.
  • We’ll be walking 3.5 miles (5.6 km) along what is widely considered to be an easy to moderate Hollywood Sign hiking trail
  • Closed-toe shoes are required and layers are recommended
  • Young children welcome but should be able to hike on their own.
  • Guests must provide their own water on this tour.
  • Guests joining this tour should be in good health, with a beginner to intermediate fitness expectation on this Los Angeles tour
  • Guests should not have a fear of heights, and should not be afraid to break a sweat on this Hollywood Hills Tour
  • Children under 2 years old are free. For this hike tour, children should be 5+ years of age, and able to hike. For guests traveling with younger children/strollers, we recommend our express Hollywood Sign Tour
  • Guests must provide their own water for this Hollywood Hills tour. We recommend that guests bring 2 bottles of water, and to hydrate before, during, and after the Griffith Observatory Hollywood Sign Hike, especially important in the warm summer months!
Location
2700 N Vermont Canyon Rd
North Vermont Canyon Road
Meet your LA tour guide IN FRONT OF the GREEK THEATER BOX OFFICE in Griffith Park (Box Office has a giant LED screen on top promoting events). Please meet your LA tour guide 15 minutes prior to departure for check in. We are unable to wait for latecomers. Please allow time for LA traffic.
Cancellation Policy

For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours before the scheduled departure time.

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20darylg
Jun 22, 2024
Griffith Observatory Tour - Definitely worth it. Mark was an excellent guide and a wealth of knowledge. You'll learn some interesting facts about the area, the Observatory and a few other not commonly known facts.
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Rachelaq957nm
Jun 18, 2024
wonderful hike, great guide - mark was a great guide and we all really appreciated the historical knowledge of griffith park that he shared with us! we had a wonderful time!
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B7704xksteveno
Jun 16, 2024
Amazing views and excellent experience! - Mark was a fantastic guide with entertaining stories while leading us on an amazing hike up Mt Hollywood. The views were stunning, but the history of the LA area was also a huge highlight.
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Elizabethsa9415hy
Jun 15, 2024
Great hike - Thanks to Chris for a great tour. I am so glad we did the hike. Chris was full of interesting information about the area and he was lovely company to spend the morning with. I would highly recommend this tour.
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Michaelo1813
Jun 15, 2024
Griffith Observatory and Hollywood Sign Hike - Mark was a fabulous tour guide. He offered great stories and accommodated nicely with pictures and rests along the way. Our family had a great experience and would do again!
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Scott_m
Jun 13, 2024
A day in the hills - The tour guide was great. The observatory had a fantastic view. Guide had Plenty to tell as we walked great day out
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Justinbp3354by
May 31, 2024
May 2024 hike - Great preparation, insights, patience and guidance. All well worth it. He took great pictures and provided a lot of tips for the hike, the observatory and for around Hollywood.
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Adam_f
May 30, 2024
A perfect morning - Our tour guide Josh was OUTSTANDING! Fun, funny, knowledgeable and aware of our groups needs. Such a great experience!
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Passenger08094975264
May 25, 2024
Mark is great! - Mark was so knowledgeable and accommodating, we hiked at our own pace and didn’t feel rushed. Mark was willing to answer any of our questions and take so many photos for us.
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Dengelgau
May 24, 2024
Mark Bisaha was an excellent tour guide. He is extremely knowledgeable about LA and environs. I highly recommend him! - Mark Bisaha is an excellent guide. He’s very knowledgeable about LA and environs. I highly suggest taking the Griffith Park Tour with him!
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