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YExplore Yosemite Adventures - Day Tours

Yosemite National Park, CA, USA
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About YExplore Yosemite Adventures - Day Tours
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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Yosemite Hiking Excursion

Meet your guide in Yosemite National Park and hike to your choice of amazing destinations. Your hiking route depends on the fitness and experience level you select at booking. Beginners follow a relatively gentle trail in the Yosemite Valley or high country while a strenuous full-day hike makes the most dramatic elevation gains.
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Flexible
from $152.57

Family Hike in Yosemite

Experience the monumental scenery of Yosemite on a guided, half-day hike designed especially for families. Choose from a beginning or moderate hike to suit your family’s experience level, and embark on a series of trails that wind through the famous natural attractions of either Yosemite Valley or the High Country. Enjoy spectacular views of one of America’s favorite national parks, and stop for a scenic picnic near a stream, lake or meadow.
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5 hours
from $106.25

Private Guided Hiking Tour in Yosemite

Beat the crowds with this private guided tour through one of America’s most celebrated national parks: Yosemite. Adjust this day hike to your passion and skill level, and discover the park’s quieter corners on gentle paths or steeper climbs. Learn about the area’s history and ecology while enjoying a picnic or having your guide snap the perfect photo with Yosemite’s gorgeous meadows, forests, and waterfalls as a backdrop.
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Flexible
from $208.50

Guided Half Dome Hike

Earn panoramic views of Yosemite Valley from Half Dome’s summit on a full-day guided hike up the National Park’s most iconic landmark. This strenuous trip is a rite of passage for hikers from around the world, a physical and mental challenge with breathtaking rewards. Walk alongside your guide as you trace the legendary rock path and cable route, learn the natural and geologic history of the Sierra Mountains and finish the epic adventure with sore muscles, stunning photos and a lifetime place in the Half Dome Summit Club. 

IMPORTANT: Hikers must obtain a permit to hike Half Dome. The supplier may have a permit depending on time of departure. To apply for a permit yourself, the Half Dome Permit Application Process is from March 1–31, and done through recreation.gov.
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12 hours
from $239.75

Guided Snowshoe Hike in Yosemite

Discover the stunning winter scenery of Yosemite National Park on a guided snowshoe hike that goes deep into the frozen landscape. Join a group of beginning snowshoers, or take on an extended trail for this 4- or 6- hour adventure, and watch for the tracks that deer, coyote, bobcats and bears leave in the pristine snow. See the Yosemite Valley or the High Country, take in views of soaring rocks with an icy glaze, and experience the remarkable tranquility of this park’s quietest season.
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6 hours
from $152.57
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Amber T wrote a review Aug 11
Derby, Kansas31 contributions4 helpful votes
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There are so many AMAZING things I can say about this experience! My husband and I got into the Yosemite area the evening of 07/30 and left a message for YExplore. Catherine called us back shortly after and got us set up on a hike with Jay Sousa for the next morning. Jay was
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Date of experience: July 2020
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Ken G wrote a review Jul 2020
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Excellent trip. Extremely knowledgeable and professional tour guide. Beautiful scenery. Thanks Catherine for doing such a great job organizing the tour and providing perfect directions to the meeting location. Five star tour!!!!
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Date of experience: July 2020
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Tomoka B wrote a review Jul 2020
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Catherine from Yexplore was very professional and nice to recommend a great hike for us, the first-time visitor to Yosemite. Her instruction was very detailed so that we won't get lost in the huge park. Our guide, Ashley was also wonderful. She was very knowledgable and
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Date of experience: July 2020
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Cecily U wrote a review Jun 2020
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Exceptional from booking to actual hike. Highly recommend. Catherine (booking)was informative, responsive and patient with our many many questions. Ashley (hiking guide) was informative and very good at meeting our groups needs (breaks, etc.)
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Date of experience: June 2020
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drashley wrote a review Mar 2020
los angeles, ca18 contributions25 helpful votes
I was very pleased with my instructor, Jay Sousa. Jay is a professional photographer and teacher and really knows his stuff. He is a born teacher and excellent at providing instruction on camera settings and why to choose which ones. He was helpful with composition as well.
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Date of experience: March 2020
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