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Yosemite Valley Floor Tour

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Address: Yosemite Lodge at the Falls, Yosemite National Park, CA 95389
Phone Number: (209) 372-4386
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The Yosemite Valley Tram Tour was a very enjoyable tour for all ages. Ranger Erin gave a great tour with information about Yosemite, the rock formations, trees, wildlife etc. as... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 2 days ago
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Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
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Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

The Yosemite Valley Tram Tour was a very enjoyable tour for all ages. Ranger Erin gave a great tour with information about Yosemite, the rock formations, trees, wildlife etc. as we wound our way through the meadows, waterfalls and mountains in Yosemite. Very informative.

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Kinnelon, New Jersey
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 103 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We took the 10:00am tour on a Thursday in early June and it was full so make a reservation in advance. Allow enough time before the tour departs to check in at the lodge and pick up your tickets and then get on line in front of the lodge about half an hour in advance if you want a seat... More 

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Santa Cruz, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Great outdoor tour with great ranger. Told history and names of rocks and falls. Great to see then venture on your own. Go early in morning gets hot.

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We booked this tour after reading great reviews on TripAdvisor. We booked the 5:30pm tour as suggested since it was cooler at that time. This is a great tour to do on your first day to get acquainted with Yosemite National Park. We reserved the tour online and was asked to arrive 30 minutes ahead to pick up our tickets.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The Yosemite valley tour is conducted on an open top bus (well trailer...) and guided by one of the Park rangers. Ours was conducted by ranger Rachel who showed her true enthusiasm for the park and the work that the NPS do. It was extremely informative and stopped at one of the best spots to view the whole scenery of... More 

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Towson, Maryland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a must do tour, regardless of your age. A great, 2-hour introduction to the park. Do this on your FIRST morning there. If you're there in the summer, best to book a tour that leaves early because i gets hot during the day. Also, book this tour online long before your stay. When we were there in early... More 

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San Leandro, CA
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 109 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Little surprised they had a knowledgable park ranger leading the tour. Learned so much about this awesome place and did not have to fight the traffic with our own car. The shuttle got the privilege of driving in the bus lane during the tour. So impressed with the tour having a park ranger as a tour guide. In direct sunlight... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I enjoyed this tour. The ranger/guide was informative and personable. You see some great views on the way. If you have a rental car, it's just as easy to go see the views without the commentary (and cost) if that's your thing. My family thought the information was a bit dry at times - too much detail that wasn't interesting... More 

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Gaithersburg, Maryland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Went on noon tour with husband and 3 children (12, 9, 7). Open top tram leaves from Yosemite Valley Lodge. You get to see the highlights while a ranger shares stories and facts. Our ranger was knowledgeable, funny, and passionate about the park (always a good quality in a tour guide). I would've preferred an earlier tour, because the sun... More 

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london
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We did this tour and the Glacier Point Tour. I think it is best to do the Glacier Point Tour only and then do the rest of the Yosemite Valley yourself. The Valley Floor tour is good but the Glacier Point Tour covers the same places plus Glacier Point and other views. Glacier Point provides a great view. We went... More 

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