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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.
Reviews (93)
1 - 5 of 40 reviews
Reviewed yesterday
Great Day Trip from San Francisco

If you are thinking of visiting Yosemite and only have a day this is definitely the way to do it! The small group makes it much easier and quicker to get around and you don't waste time waiting for people.The long drive goes quickly with...More

Thank Vicstix
Reviewed yesterday
great trip

Brian was a really great tour guide, the places we stopped off at gave a great insight into the national park. We stopped off at plenty of different places to get some great photos and managed to miss all the massive tour busses. Really nice...More

Thank Natalie M
Reviewed 6 days ago
Lifelong Dream Come True!

Since I was a young boy I read numerous books and thumbed through thousands of photographs showing the stunning beauty of Yosemite Valley and its famous structures that have been etched in my brain. Finally, a recent trip to SF with my wife made me...More

Thank Steve S
Reviewed 1 week ago
Couldn't have been better

I took this trip with my seventeen year old son, neither of us relishing the thought of a four-hour road journey. However, with Patrick at the wheel, entertaining us with various areas of knowledge and a soundtrack to fit the scenery or location we needn't...More

Thank Amanda E
Reviewed 1 week ago
Worth the money!

A wonderful day seeing the sights on the way to Yosemite and the park did not disappoint. Even thought there was little water at Bridal Falls, it was still beautiful. 360 degree wow factor. Our bus driver was informative and went the extra mile. Easy...More

Thank Natalie C
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Response from jaycee997 | Reviewed this property |
If the tour is running, I would say absolutely. I would LOVE to do this trip in the winter.
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