The Haunt

The Real Ghost Hunting Tour of Los Angeles

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Recommended by 98% of Travellers

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Experience the supernatural with a storyteller-ghost hunter on a nighttime adventure that’s perfect for believers and skeptics alike

At a Glance

Highlights

  • Explore Chinatown’s Ghostly Past: Traverse haunting history and architecture
  • Use Professional Ghost Hunting Tools: Experience hands-on paranormal investigations

Price 

from $48, plus tax

Departure Times

Nightly at 5:30pm or 8pm
See calendar for current schedule

What’s Included

  • EMF meter
  • The Haunt sticker
  • Post-tour recommendations

What’s Not Included

Gratuities for your guide

Duration

1.5 hours

Meeting & Ending 

Meets near Chinatown Central Plaza
Ends just 1 block away 

Ages

Suitable for children
Paid ticket req’d for ages 4+

Max Group Size 

25 people  

What to Bring

  • Comfortable shoes and layers, as it can get cold at night

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The Lowest Price. Period.

Book directly on thehauntghosttours.com or call our office to get the best price on our tours. Find it cheaper? We’ll refund the difference!

Free Cancellations

Cancel up to 24 hours in advance for a FULL REFUND. We know that plans can change, that’s why we offer one of the most generous cancellation policies in the tour industry.

Frequently Asked Questions

We regularly stir up energies and interact with spirits.

The tour ventures through some of the oldest and most haunted streets of Chinatown, where residual ghost impressions are felt, poltergeists heard, and after death after consciousnesses are witnessed.

Using our ghost hunting tools, this tour attempts to contact spirits and invite apparitions.

We’ve had guests report strange sensations (dizziness, feeling pinched, tapped or grabbed), hear shrill sounds and voices, see apparitions, and document unexplainable images in photographs from the tour.

  • Generally no — our tours are led even in rain, unless it is unsafe to do so.

    We will cancel if the air is unhealthy according to the air quality index, due to California wildfire smoke.

Meet us in the heart of Chinatown, a gorgeous neighborhood teeming with stunning architecture and old Hollywood secrets.

Your tour guide will outfit everyone with EMF meters that you’ll use throughout the paranormal investigation, and explain the types of hauntings and ghosts that we encounter in Los Angeles.

From there we’ll enter the old neighborhood, hearing about the forgotten graves buried beneath us.

We’ll visit the Chinatown metro station, and hear of the cemeteries discovered as the metro was being constructed. Nearby is an old milling warehouse that may be haunted by the ghosts of two employees whose tragic deaths 100 years ago still linger.

In Chinatown’s Central Plaza, discover stunning architecture and learn of the communities that were here before, including early Italian and French communities.

At any point, we might detect EMF activity, and we’ll investigate further using tools such as dowsing rods and a Spirit Box.

We’ll end the investigation with a ceremony to honor whatever spirits joined us, with music, a candle, and a few rituals to ensure that nothing follows you home.

After the tour, we recommend you visit the nearby bars, so you can end your evening with one last spirit.

Absolutely! We run tours for corporate teams, friends, families, weddings and more. 

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We think so! The tour does include some talk of violence and the macabre, but is generally considered family-friendly.

There are no shock/scare moments.

Babies in strollers may join for free, but children ages 4 and older must have a paid ticket.

Yes, we allow well-behaved dogs on leashes 🙂

Sure! Have them book for the same date/time, you’ll be in the same group! We only run one tour at a time.

Explore Chinatown! We recommend:

  • Drinks – General Lee’s and Melody Lounge for cocktails and DJ’s
  • Food – Suehiro Mini (ramen), Full Moon House (Chinese)

The tour is entirely outdoors, and you are encouraged to socially-distance to your level of comfort.

You are not required to wear a mask if you are fully vaccinated.

Tour guide will carry hand sanitizer for your use after touching our ghost hunting tools.

In short, yes!

We joke that the most dangerous part of the tour is crossing the street. Please pay attention to your surroundings 🙂

There aren’t many unhoused folks in these neighborhoods, but we have respectful interactions when we do meet any.

We’ll end with a ceremony to ensure that no evil ghosts/spirits follow you after our tour concludes.

Yes, the tour is wheelchair- and stroller-friendly.

  • Refunds must be requested at least 24 hours before the tour.

    If you didn’t have a great time on the tour, email us at info@thehauntghosttours.com and we’ll make it right.

  • Are there bathrooms? Nope, please do this before the tour.
  • Can we drink? This ain’t New Orleans! We will remove guests who are noticeably drunk and disruptive.
  • Is this the best ghost tour ever? Probably.

Learn more if you dare…

The Haunt is Los Angeles’ #1-rated, real ghost hunting excursion, with engaging storyteller guides sharing chilling tales of the city’s paranormal past.

  • Explore the stunning architecture and old Hollywood secrets in the heart of Chinatown under the cloak of darkness.

  • Investigate ghostly phenomena with professional tools and learn about the different types of hauntings in Los Angeles.

  • Unearth the eerie history of forgotten graves and cemeteries as you traverse the historic neighborhood.

  • Venture into the dark past of Chinatown’s old milling warehouse, uncovering the tragic deaths that still haunt the area.

  • Participate in a closing ceremony to honor the spirits encountered and ensure a safe departure without any unwanted spectral followers.

Why you’ll love this tour…

Escape The Ordinary

Break away from the humdrum of daily life with an immersive ghostly journey that will leave you intrigued and astonished.

Real Paranormal Encounters

Feel the thrill as we attempt to communicate with the city’s ghost residents, opening our senses to the unseen side of Los Angeles.

Discover Los Angeles Like Never Before

Unearth the less-explored, dark side of Los Angeles’s past, as we narrate eerie tales of mystery and tragedy hidden beneath the city’s glamorous façade.

Diverse Cultural Insights

Our tour leads you on an enlightening journey from the times of early Italian and French communities to the present day, offering you unique insights into the city’s rich history and the captivating tales that have shaped it.

Hauntingly Unforgettable Memories 

Share the thrill of exploring the city’s most mysterious sites with your loved ones, while conquering your fears and reveling in the excitement of the supernatural.

Group-Friendly Fun 

Unite your group with an unforgettable experience, as The Haunt creates a captivating, mysterious, and entertaining adventure that caters to everyone’s interests, leaving lasting memories for all.

Award-Winning Guides 

Your tour guide, a skilled storyteller and friendly host, is a wealth of knowledge, able to answer any questions you have throughout the tour.

Armed With Ghost Hunting Tools

Enhance your supernatural adventure with cutting-edge paranormal investigation equipment, as you seek out spirits and mysterious energies throughout the tour.

Safe Nighttime Exploration 

The Haunt ensures the safety and well-being of our guests, providing a carefully planned journey through LA’s eerie streets. Put your mind at ease knowing that your safety is our top priority.

Awards

As seen on

Ghost Adventures with Zak Bagans

TripAdvisor

Certificate of Excellence

Best of the Bay

Winner - Best Tour

Los Angeles Private Tours

Enjoy an exclusive private haunted tour of LA with your group. Perfect for team activities, entertaining clients, celebrating birthdays, and more.

  • Pick your preferred date and time
  • Applicable for all group sizes
  • Personal guide dedicated to your group
 

Private Tour FAQ

Possibly…call or email us, and we can reach out to our tour guides about a last-minute event.

Yep — we have flexibility, as long as the tour doesn’t start at the exact same time as a public tour. Email us before booking, if you want a different time.

The tour meets at Broadway Cuisine, and ends outside of General Lee’s in Chinatown.

We can adapt the tour to include a bar. The easiest way is starting and/or ending the tour at a bar, which allows ample time for both ghost stories and ghost hunting adventures (and our tour lasts the standard length).

If you choose to include a mid-tour bar stop, keep in mind that this often takes up to 45 minutes, which is approximately half the duration of our tour. This will reduce the time we have for storytelling and exploring.

For a more customized experience or to discuss specific options, feel free to reach out to us at info@thehauntghosttours.com. We’re more than happy to accommodate your group’s needs and make your ghost tour experience both spooky and enjoyable!

We will refund 75% of the cost of your tour, for requests 24 hours or more in advance of the tour.

Within 24 hours of the tour, no refund is possible

If you didn’t have a great time on the tour, email us at info@thehauntghosttours.com and we’ll make it right.

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