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Yosemite in a Day Tour from San Francisco

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 
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Yosemite in a Day Tour from San Francisco
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Yosemite in a Day Tour from San Francisco
US$159.00
Overview
See Yosemite National Park’s iconic natural wonders on this convenient mini-bus tour that saves time and energy. Let someone else handle the 4- to 5-hour drive, and visit some of the park’s best sights in just one day. See giant redwoods, El Capitan, and Half Dome, plus scenic spots along the way, hearing commentary from your guide about each location. A small-group size means plenty of personal attention.
What to Expect
Your morning starts with a pickup from a select San Francisco hotel. Board the minibus, settle in for the roughly 4-hour 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 (at your 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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1 - 5 of 27 reviews

Reviewed 2 days ago
Amazing Day

Patrick was our tour guide for the day and provided a fun, educational tour...he picked us up at 6 AM and spent the next 14 hours with us and with 12 other people he hosted that day. He was informative, enthusiastic and truly a perfect...More

Thank luv2sitec
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile
A long day - but worth it

Patrick, our wonderful guide for this long day, collected us at 6 in the morning and we got home about 15 hours later! Yes, it’s a long day but it was worth the effort - and the money. A fantastic taster of Yosemite. It’s hard...More

Thank Ian O
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile
Fantastic day with Patrick!

Myself, my husband and our two friends had a fantastic day out to Yosemite from SF! We were picked up at 6am, only two more stops to get the other people. There were 8 of us on the trip (van can accommodate 15) we had...More

Thank jadeegreen
Reviewed 1 week ago
Yosemite

Everything on time, nice guy guided us in a small van with six other people (I enjoyed being in a small group rather than in a large coach)

1  Thank Fabio M
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile
Really enjoyable. Worth the money!

Our tour guide was Brian(9/5/18). He was a walking talking ball of knowledge about not just Yosemite but California in general. He was energetic, resourceful and you could tell that he has honed his skill as a tour guide to make it more enjoyable for...More

1  Thank tlhead
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bharris682
June 19, 2018|
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Response from francescaitaly2018 | Reviewed this property |
I took the tour in February and it did not. I believe in winter they cannot go because the road is closed due to snow.
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