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Named Best True-Crime Tours by L.A. Magazine. We’re not your ordinary tour company. Our routes veer off into fascinating, neglected neighborhoods. Our expert guides are passionate, brainy and hilarious. Our tour themes are provocative and complex...more
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Los Angeles, CA
Central L.A
+1 213-373-1947
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Reviewed August 22, 2017

This was educational,informative and a tour on the side of life that I love. Unique,off the beaten track of hollywoodism. Richard and Kim were well versed and explicit in their guide.They were a wealth of information and their passion for the subjects came through. This...More

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esotouric, Owner at Esotouric Bus Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded August 23, 2017

Thank you for getting on the bus, and for your kind words. We're so glad you enjoyed the ride, and hope you can join us for another excursion soon. Other tours in this California Culture series are Boyle Heights & Monterey Park and The Lowdown...More

Reviewed April 1, 2017 via mobile

I'm born, and raised, in Los Angeles. Esotouric has shown, and taught, me so many things that have happened in my city, one tour was not enough. Culture, crime, movie back stories, or literary, Esotouric has the tour for you. They are up to the...More

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esotouric, Owner at Esotouric Bus Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded April 3, 2017

We really appreciate your getting on the bus, and taking the time to share such kind feedback with experience seekers. It's an honor to share the secrets of Los Angeles with folks who love it as much as we do!

Reviewed August 24, 2016

I have taken these tours every time I visit my daughter in LA. This stands out as the best in the region! You cannot be anything other than fascinated by the varied stories that Richard and Kim have compiled for your guilty pleasures!!!

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Reviewed August 22, 2016

One of my top "if you want to know LA, THIS is LA!" for friends and visitors asking for cool things to do in town. I have been on a number of tours with these guys; Pasadena Confidential, John Fante, Hotel Horrors, Weird West Adams,...More

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Reviewed August 14, 2016 via mobile

We've done the downtown LA serial killer tour as well as a couple of their forensic labs. We really enjoyed the downtown LA tour and appreciated the time and research it took place to put this tour together. It's not a tour that they offer...More

Reviewed July 3, 2016

My then boyfriend (and now husband) booked the Black Dahlia Tour for me waaaaay back when, knowing that I'd love all the history and actually seeing the places I'd read so much about. At first I thought the price was a bit steep- we we're...More

Thank Brittany H
esotouric, Owner at Esotouric Bus Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded July 5, 2016

Thank you so much for your kind words, and for taking a chance on Esotouric when you and your sweetheart were on a tight budget. We hope to see you again when your travels bring you back to Los Angeles, and while you're away, you...More

Reviewed February 17, 2016

Recently went on the Esotouric South L.A. Road Trip: Hot Rods, Adobes, Googie & Early Modernism. Great trip through the streets of Los Angeles and some lesser-known but full of history places. Richard and Kim are incredibly knowledgeable and full of stories about the various...More

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Reviewed January 11, 2016

Went on the Black Dahlia tour with Kim, Richard and Joan. The tour was fascinating. The tour was so well organised, great communication before the trip and a wealth of information not only about the case but Los Angeles. Would thoroughly recommend this tour to...More

Thank Andrea B
Reviewed September 13, 2015

Tour director was hyper, random, inaccurate at times ("Deena Durbin"???), and seemed to be talking off the cuff. Needs to organize his information and stay on script. He obviously has enthusiasm for the topic. Locations were interesting at times, but the reenactment at the Glendale...More

7  Thank sharenm
Reviewed August 28, 2015

I really wanted to love this tour as the themes of Esotouric's tours seem really quirky and just up my alley in terms of architectural history, crime , politics etc of LA. However Richard the tour guide was rambling, unfocused and clearly ADHD. If you...More

5  Thank Kirsten T
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