The Best Private Tours for Los Angeles and Beverly Hills

What is the best private tour company for Beverly Hills, Hollywood and Los Angeles?  We may be a bit partial, but we’re gonna say it’s the team here at Glitterati Tours.  We’ve been in business now for just over a decade.  In that time, the dedicated and passionate guides have put us on the radar of international and domestic travel agents, as well as making us the go-to top choice for many of the 5-star hotel concierge desks here locally. Don’t just take our word for it.  Look us up online, and check out a handful of the top review sites.  We are proud of our status as being the #1 Tour Company on TripAdvisor for Beverly Hills. In fact, 

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Who Are The Best Tour Guides for Hollywood Experiences

Nowadays, with gizmos, gadgets, and apps, everyone is a local “professional” tour guide. Not only in Los Angeles, but the world-over.  Tours, or experiences, from 3rd, 4th or 5th party bookers looking to cash in, can be broken down into small excursions promising the unknowing visitor the best of the city.  Want to do a small selfie tour?  Want to do a cupcake tour? Want to do a beer crawl? Want to be introduced to unique boutique stores?  Want an architectural tour on a skateboard? Want to see where the celebrities dine with a paparazzi? ….the list is endless. Yes, our price point may be a little more expensive. Consider this though.  You may combine a hodgepodge of different experiences and 

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Things To Do When In LA For The Rose Bowl

Glitterati Tours welcomes The Ohio State Buckeyes and The Washington Huskies to Los Angeles and Pasadena for The 105th Annual Rose Bowl game on January 1st, 2019! If nothing else, look forward to our weather and soaking up some sunshine.  Currently it’s hovering around 30 degrees in Seattle, and about 40 degrees in Columbus.  L.A. is a perfect 70 degrees.  But, there’s so much more. There are endless things to do when in LA for The Rose Bowl.  Obviously, this should include the Rose Parade along Colorado Boulevard before the big game. Plan ahead, and make the most out your time in the city. First, a little on logistics.  Pasadena is part of Los Angeles County.  It’s about 15 minutes 

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Best Tour Experiences in Los Angeles

Best Tour Experiences in Los Angeles, Hollywood and Beverly Hills ______________________ With apps and technology, it seems like nowadays everyone can be a hotel owner (home rentals), a chauffeur (ride-sharing), and a tour guide (local experiences).  There’s certainly some great advantages to these services, especially when it comes to price points and convenience, but there’s also the mystery of what lies ahead. You can certainly get what you pay for. There’s no surprises when sticking with a 5-star company.  Glitterati Tours of Beverly Hills is tried-and-true.  We’ve been in business for 10-years, and we’ve conducted 1000’s of private tours.  We are proud of our outstanding reputation with the top concierge desks throughout Beverly Hills, Bel Air and L.A., as well as 

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Private Sightseeing Tours Departing From LAX Airport

  Glitterati Tours offers private sightseeing tours departing from LAX Airport.  It’s a great way to take in the best of L.A., Hollywood and Beverly Hills during an extended layover.  We can pick you up directly at your terminal, and return you back to the airport for your return flight.  Or, we can pick you up, conduct a wonderful city perspective and drop you off at your local hotel.  Our SUV’s have cargo space in the rear for a nice amount of luggage. We are fortunate to be one of the few private tour companies in Los Angeles with permitted special access to the terminals.  Glitterati Tours has a 3.5-hour tour minimum with any tour involving LAX. If you’re concerned 

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Los Angeles Private Tours in Summer

Los Angeles Private Tours in Summer and Booking the Must-Visits in the City ___________________ We are between two of the busiest travel seasons here in Los Angeles.  Spring Break, and the summer months.  We often see a slight slow down during late April and May, as we plan for a massive amount of visitors over June, July and August.  The Spring Break period this year never seemed to end.  Normally, we see everyone at once, but this year it was nicely staggered, with guests coming in from New York and New Jersey, Boston, the southern states, and the West Coast all at different times — along with a huge amount of families from Canada, Australia, Germany, South America, South Africa, 

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#1 Best Rated Tour Company in Beverly Hills

#1 Best Rated Tour Company in Beverly Hills on TripAdvisor _____________________ Glitterati Tours is proud to be The #1 Best Rated Tour Company on TripAdvisor for Beverly Hills.  We’ve been in business now for approximately 9 years, and the entire team has worked hard for this achievement.  TripAdvisor has also awarded us the Certificate of Excellence award 6 years running. A company is nothing without a dedicated team of employees that are passionate about what they do.  We all pride ourselves on our level of customer service.  This starts with our booking process via emails or phone calls, and ends with a visitor’s satisfaction with their sightseeing experience, and any follow ups. We are straightforward, and make sure everything imaginable is 

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Most Popular Studio Tours in Hollywood and Los Angeles

Glitterati Tours of Beverly Hills often gets asked if we do studio tours of Hollywood and Los Angeles.  Yes, and no.  We never have access past the gates of these legendary movie and television creative machines.  We do have a tour called “Whirlwind LA, plus Studios.”  This tour gives guests a wonderful city perspective of Hollywood, West Hollywood and Beverly Hills, and puts an extra emphasis on the history of the famous star machines in the birth of the Hollywood movie industry.  This includes the independent studios where Charlie Chaplin, Buster Keaton, Mary Pickford, Harold Lloyd and Douglas Fairbanks kicked off their careers. With television threatening the movie industry in the 50’s, we also include famous studios like Desilu, with 

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Celebrity Sightings in Hollywood and Beverly Hills

It’s Los Angeles after all, so we get asked all the time where are the best celebrity sighting locations in Hollywood and Beverly Hills?!  Our solid answer is EVERYWHERE. Just about everyday during our celebrity homes tours of Beverly Hills and Bel Air, our guides are able to point out celebrities driving, walking the dog, and collecting their mail…just like everyone else.  As always, we never publish these sightings for anyone at or near their homes. However, we’re happy to discuss any celebrity that’s in a public place (other than a hotel we work with which thrives on privacy), that can include restaurants, bars, nightclubs, movie theaters, house parties, dry cleaners, etc. Is it an invasion of privacy?   Good 

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Summer Things to do in Los Angeles

There are countless summer things to do in Los Angeles, Beverly Hills and Santa Monica.  It’s only April 23rd, and it actually feels like summer at a cozy 84 degrees.  Come July, August and September, look for spikes in heat up to 100F or 38C.  Keep this in mind when planning out your days.  If it helps, it’s usually a dry desert heat, as opposed to a humid sticky kind of hot. Here’s a handful of ideas, both inside and outside for summer things to do in Los Angeles: Take a Hike:  Yes, this can be done in summer.  It’s actually a very popular time to take in the outdoors.  Just bring plenty of water, and sunscreen…and keep you eyes 

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