Sightseeing Tours of Detroit's Downtown Districts

Call us at 313.444.2120

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS


Has my guide received a COVID vaccination? Yes, your guide is fully vaccinated. 


What will I see on the tour?  Tour highlights include Downtown, Greektown, Campus Martius Park, the Stadium & Entertainment District, Midtown, Cultural Center, Eastern Market, Detroit RiverWalk, and Corktown, as well as local art, architecture, landmarks, legends and lore along the way. Tour pick-ups times, route and content may vary slightly due to tour length, traffic conditions and local events. 

 

Do you make any stops on the tour? Yes, rest stops and photo opportunities can be provided (if requested). We do have many points of interest to share during our fast-paced tours, so we tend to keep the tour rolling along. We may try to squeeze in a quick snack stop (for the road), if guests are interested.  We also point out top restaurants, bars and attractions that guests may want to visit on their own after the tour.

 

How much do the tours cost?

Private Tour Rates:

3.5-hour private van tour (1-6 guests*) = $295

2.5-hour private van tour (1-3 guests*) = $175

2.5-hour private van tour (4-6 guests*) = $245

Additional tour hours = $90 per hour


Includes complimentary Downtown/Midtown pick-up and return in our fully licensed and insured deluxe van. Your expert driver/guide uses a microphone for easy listening, and the van has three sunroofs for great city views. Note: Our van is very comfortable for 5 adult guests, but it's tight for 6 adult guests.

 

Will there be other guests in the van with us?  No, we are only offering private tours at this time. 

 

How do I make reservations?  Reservations for our private tours must be made by calling 313.444.2120. Drivers check for messages frequently, so be sure to indicate if you are inquiring about availability for that same day, or the next. Note: Please don't wait until the last minute to make a tour reservation, as we sell out almost every day and we don’t want anyone to be disappointed. After you make your phone reservation, we'll send you an email confirmation with all the details.  

 

Do I need to pay in advance?  How do I pay? Advance reservations are necessary and must be secured with a major credit card at the time of booking. An email receipt will be sent to you from Square after your driver/guide actually swipes your card at the end of the tour.


Can I book a tour online?  We don’t offer online booking because we like to have a brief phone conversation with our potential guests to better understand their interests, location, schedule, etc.


What is your cancellation policy in case our plans change?

Full charges apply to no-shows and cancellations with less than 24 hours notice.


Where do you pick up and drop off passengers?  We pick up our tour guests at a number of well-known Downtown and Midtown hotels, or other nearby locations. We discuss the best pick-up location for guests when reservations are made.  Unless otherwise requested, passengers will be returned to their original starting location.


How long do your tours last?  Currently, we are offering 2.5-hour and 3.5-hour private tours only. Additional hours can be added at $90 per hour. 

 

How large are your vans?  Our well-appointed tour vans seat five adult passengers very comfortably, but it's tight for 6 adults. Our vans are fully licensed and insured, have three sunroofs, and the driver/guide has a microphone.

 

Do you have larger vans or buses?  Sorry, we only do the small van tours for 5-6 guests.  

 

Do you offer Tour Gift Certificates?  Sorry, at this time we are not offering gift certificates, but we're happy to work with you to plan a tour as a gift. 

 

Do you offer language interpreters for foreign visitors?  No, but we can refer you to a local company which does and you can make your own arrangements.