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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...more
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My guide was experienced hiking in the area and very knowledgeable. He went at my pace and there were lots of opportunities to take pictures. I highly recommend Yexplore.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Judy H
Reviewed October 30, 2018 via mobile

We are a family of 3 adults and a 6 yr old boy from Singapore, on a tour with John. We did the trail walk of Sentinel Dome and Taft Point. John was very knowledgeable and gave us many insights and information of the park....More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank wenn02
Reviewed October 28, 2018

My fiancé and I booked the intermediate hike for our first trip to Yosemite. Our tour guide was Jay and he was fantastic. He kept an excellent pace and gave us a great rundown of the history of Yosemite while showing us the greatest views...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank James L
Reviewed October 18, 2018

I traveled to Yosemite October 7-10, 2018. It has been a dream of mine to climb to the summit of Half Dome. My experience with my guide and the journey to the summit with Explore was incredible. My guide John had safety as his top...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Nancy H
Reviewed October 2, 2018

I went on the photo workshop with Jay Sousa. He was excellent - a professional photographer and very easy going. I was nervous about the session but he soon put me at ease and it was very relaxed and enjoyable. I have been reluctant to...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Terraldinho
Reviewed September 21, 2018 via mobile

We only had a single full day on our big California Roadtrip, and decided it would probably best to maximise our day using a tour guide to have a full experience. Having looked around quite extensively, we decided to use this team and it proved...More

Thank leBullet
Reviewed September 12, 2018

Our guide, Ryan, took us on an unforgettable hike round May Lake (and a swim in the lake) well off the beaten track and away from the crowds - we didn't see anyone else for most of the hike. He was a wealth of interesting...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank furtiveone
Reviewed September 7, 2018

From initial contact with Catherine , all communication as well as the hike was 1st class. Catherine and her team catered to all our requests , being somewhat novices hikers we wanted to taste a real Yosemite experience. We did a 8 mile trek with...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Scott W
Reviewed August 24, 2018

Catherine, who organizes the hikes, is very detail-oriented, organized, flexible, and aware of local road and weather conditions. She is like a wise owl. She even created step by step directions for me, was very understanding when I cancelled the trip less than 12 hours...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Boris O
Reviewed August 7, 2018

Our guide Jay was very knowledgeable in respect of the history of Yosemite and the habitat and inhabitants which was really interesting. He measured the pace to suit our fitness levels and ensured it was enjoyable as well as a bit of a challenge. Our...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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MikeH1973
March 22, 2017|
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Response from YExplore | Property representative |
Apologies for not answering this sooner. We were unaware of this section on the Tripadvisor site and never received a proper notification about this inquiry. We hope you had a memorable trip in Yosemite.
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rosieDenver
February 4, 2017|
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Apologies for not answering this sooner. We were unaware of this section on the Tripadvisor site and never received a proper notification about this inquiry. We hope you had a memorable trip in Yosemite. If you have not... More
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Stefania P
March 12, 2016|
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Response from YExplore | Property representative |
Hello Stefania, Thank you so much for your inquiry. It is a great question. If you would like a beginner or moderate tour, I would suggest the hike. Although snow may fall in Yosemite in any month, there typically is not... More
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