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Some visitors prefer to let someone else do the driving for their tourism. There are several companies based in San Francisco which offer One, Two, or Three Day tours to Yosemite National Park.
Keep these things in mind when you’re considering which company will work best for you and your travel group.
Details about One Day Tours are included in these descriptions. Some companies offer longer tours; click on the company website for more information. Note that TripAdvisor reviews are only supposed to be about one day tours, but you might find TA reviews about multi-day tours.
Coach America Company Website Motorcoach, 14 hours, $145 adult price, on-your-own in Yosemite Valley
Extranomical Tours Company Website Motorcoach, 15 hours, $135 adult price (discount for booking on-line), on-your-own in Yosemite Valley. Van or minibus, 15 hours, $145 adult price (discount for booking on-line), sometimes includes visit to a grove of Giant Sequoias (check!)
Green Tortoise Company Website (No one day tours.)
Starline Tours Company Website Motorcoach, 15 hours, $140 adult price, brief tour, tour plus on-your-own in Yosemite Valley
Viator Company Website (Tour provided by Extranomical)
2010 thread with information here
Article about Public Transportation to Yosemite via Amtrak and YARTS here
Views that you can see while you're in Yosemite Valley:
Valley View in summer
Upper Yosemite Fall in spring, taken near Yosemite Lodge at the Falls
Upper Yosemite Fall in winter, taken from the road