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Small Group Yosemite in a Day Tour from San Francisco

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Overview
Take a day trip from San Francisco to Yosemite National Park, described as the crown jewel the country's many splendid national parks. You will be guided on a coach tour to highlights such as Half Dome, El Capitan, and Yosemite Falls, with a stop for a 1-mile (1.6-km) walk into a grove of giant sequoias.
Highlights
  • Leave the logistics of your Yosemite adventure to a driver-guide
  • Avoid the hassle of crowded parking lots, so you can spend more time exploring
  • Stop for photo ops of El Capitan, Bridalveil Fall, and Half Dome 
  • Small-group tour limited to 15 people for a more personalized experience 
  • Hassle-free round-trip transportation in a comfortable minibus
What to Expect
Your morning starts with a pickup from a select San Francisco hotel. Board the minibus, settle in for the drive, and enjoy the scenery while you cross the Bay Bridge. Stop for a snack before continuing to the Sierra Nevada foothills and Gold Country.
Enter Yosemite National Park via Groveland, making a quick stop for a guided hike among sequoia redwoods. Then, stop at Tunnel View for photo ops of Bridalveil Fall, Half Dome, and El Capitan before continuing to Yosemite Valley.
Get close enough to El Capitan to spot climbers scaling its sheer face, and move on to Half Dome and Yosemite Falls.
After some free time to purchase lunch (own expense) or explore the falls or Yosemite Village, meet with your driver for the journey back. Make a short stop in the Central Valley for a snack before getting dropped off at your hotel.
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Reviewed 2 days ago

We were staying in San Francisco for seven days. We wanted to make everyday a challenge. Choosing a day trip to Yosemite was one of them. It took us on early morning at 0620hrs sharp right in front of our Hotel at Powell Street. It...More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank larrychan6631
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Very efficiently organized to maximize free time in the valley. Stops at multiple locations for great experience and photo shoots. Highly recommended!

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank 930eriks
Reviewed 3 days ago

It was a beautiful day in Yosemite. The bus we were in was uncomfortable for people riding in the back. The people next to us had A.C. condensation dripping on them a good part of the trip back. We felt very bad for them. The...More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank 635dec
Reviewed 5 days ago

This tour is fantastic! From departure to the way back. Brian is an excellent, and super guide. Well documented in the bus so that time flies by very fast. He really is passionate and shares whatever he knows about the Yosemite and the surroundings. He...More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank Nicole C
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Had a great day with Joe. He was full of information & always ready to help. It is a long day but Joe knew all the best spots & tips so the day ran very smoothly. Got a great snippet of just how beautiful Yosemite...More

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We got back to our hotel at 10:15 pm.
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