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YExplore Yosemite Adventures - Day Tours

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Address: Yosemite National Park, CA
Phone Number: 800 886 8009
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Description: The only Yosemite Tour Company offering custom guided Yosemite experiences...
The only Yosemite Tour Company offering custom guided Yosemite experiences (Adventure Hikes, Half Dome Hikes, Multi Day Backpack Trips, Nature Walks, Birding Walks, Wildflower Walks, Snowshoe Hikes and Photography Workshops) 12 months a year. We guarantee smaller group sizes for a more personalized experience with our professional guides who are all local to Yosemite. We are a socially responsible company providing educational services that follow Leave No Trace principles to minimize our impact in nature to ensure that the ecology of the park will not be compromised. Custom Adventures, Workshops and Family Activities are available to Individuals and Groups of all ages and experience levels in every season.
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$119*
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Yosemite Hiking Excursion
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$194*
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Guided Half Dome Hike
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$281*
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Experience Yosemite: Beginner or Advanced Photography Lesson

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Clouds Rest Day Hike Yosemite

John recently guided my boyfriend and I on a full day hike to the summit of Clouds Rest in Yosemite. We had a fantastic time during our hike and I can't speak highly enough of our... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 16, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2015

John recently guided my boyfriend and I on a full day hike to the summit of Clouds Rest in Yosemite. We had a fantastic time during our hike and I can't speak highly enough of our experience with YExplore, even from the initial booking! Catherine was very informative and flexible, and provided plenty of options during the busy July Season... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2015

Ryan and Katie led us on a journey to the top of Tuoloumne peak, and through the Yosemite back country. The scenery was beautiful, but more importantly, our group of 8 friends got to spend time together laughing and having fun on the trail without worrying that we would get lost or gobble up by a bear! Having Ryan and... More 

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Los Angeles, California
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2015

I recently travelled to Yosemite for the first time with my husband and our three kids (ages 4, 7 and 10.) The area seemed so vast and I was unsure of where to begin in terms of planning our visit, so I contacted YExplore. I am so glad I did. Catherine took my phone call at 9:00 pm just a... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

Fantastic hike with knowledgeable and pleasant guide. We got an early start up to Yosemite Falls halfway vista point and afterward a nice stroll around the valley.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015

Did a hike with Jay from Glacier point along a panorama trail to a waterfall. Views were as brilliant as the guide himself. Very knowledgable and friendly. A must do especially if you aren't a hardcore hiker and need some guidance. Catherine was very helpful in setting up the hike through email. Highly recommended.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015

Last year I booked a Half Dome day hike with YExplore. My experience then was less than optimal, and when I communicated this to John afterwards, he immediately contacted me to make it right. From that moment when I first spoke with him until the moment he personally shook my hand at the top of Half Dome this week, my... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015

Yexplore Half Dome hike was an adventure of a lifetime! The only way to tackle half dome is with the help of the Yexplore team including John, Mateo, and Katie. We couldn't have made it to the top without them.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2015

Our guide was great! Her name was Elsie. She was knowledgable about the history of the park, flowers, trees, all the major and minor park sites to see. She was very cognizant of my children's safety and asked us repeatedly if the pace was good and we were holding. She was in no hurry and we appreciated her taking our... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2015

It is hard to find something that I didn't like. the whole park is full of history. I'm sad that they are having water shortages and therefore the trees are feeling the effects.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2015

We visit Yosemite almost annually and this my son's second time hiking with Y Explore. The guides have been knowledgeable, personable and flexible as his skill level has increased and his interests have varied. Catherine is efficient and responsive with the reservation process. I highly recommend it for any individual or group and any age.

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Address: Yosemite National Park, CA
Phone Number: 800 886 8009
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Yosemite National Park

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