Small-Group Day Trip to Yosemite from Lake Tahoe

27 Reviews | Lake Tahoe, USA

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14 hours (Approx.)
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What you can expect during your visit
Face masks required for guides in public areas
Face masks required for travelers in public areas
Gear/equipment sanitized between use
Guides required to regularly wash hands
Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
Social distancing enforced throughout experience
Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized


Join us on this exclusive fully narrated journey to Yosemite National Park from Lake Tahoe by a professional tour guide. This is an opportunity to experience the vast array of unique and beautiful features of the High Sierra. See why this jewel of America is a memory of a lifetime which has inspired all who were touched by it. This tour includes morning snacks, picnic lunch and drinks such as beer and wine. Depending on time of the year and weather, you'll walk to either Yosemite Falls or Bridalvail Falls


  • Excellent value for money
  • Family friendly
  • Get inside tips from a local
  • Romantic experience, perfect for couples
  • Soak up the atmosphere on a walking tour
  • Buffet lunch included
  • Free snacks included
  • Fully narrated tour
  • Led by a local guide
  • Day trip (destination A to B)
  • Once-in-a-Lifetime Experience
  • Small-group tour by minibus



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Average 4.89 out of 5 stars based on 27 verified reviews from Cool Destinations and TripAdvisor

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Sonni, Nov 2020 Verified
This was an amazing tour. Our guide Snowshoe John Went above and beyond to make our day so special. The informative videos about Yosemite and our delicious lunch and snacks. The bus was very comfortable . I would highly recommend.
Becky E, Oct 2020 Verified
Excellent trip. John was exceptional. He has great knowledge of Yosemite and surrounding areas. If you have a whole day to dedicate to this tour, do it! Great value for your money.
Jane M, Aug 2020 Verified
Incredible trip! Awesome views! God’s countryside is absolutely amazing!!! Snowshoe John was a fantastic tour guide!!!
Linh, Aug 2020 Verified
My tour guide gentleman is very kind. He took us to many spectacular views at Yosemite and gave a lot of information about the places. I am glad to book this tour with this experienced man with 22 years in this job. He offered us light breakfast and lunch too. We thank him for this wonderful trip.
Susan, Jul 2020 Verified
The people traveling with me were hesitant about this tour because of the long drive. When our vacation was over, everyone agreed it was the best day of our trip. The tour guide was so knowledgeable and while it was indeed a long day, it was well worth it. I do not believe anyone could - on their own - have seen and done all of the things we did in that one day. It was totally worth getting up at 3:30 am to see this majestic national park!
Lyndol, Jul 2020 Verified
"Snow-shoe Dan" picked us up on time and in a late model 24 seat short bus. Do to Covid precautions our group was limited to 11 guest and our Tour guide/Driver Dan. Masks and hand sanitizer was provided and the mask requirement was enforced on the bus. On our many stops you could re gmove the mask as long as you "socially distanced" from other. I was able to take pictures of my wife all day with out her mask. Dan has been guiding guest through Yosemite since the early 90's so he really knows the spots and history of this great national park. He knows the park rangers by first name and they know him. I learned so much from him during the day. We saw Glacier Point, Half Dome, Bridal Veil Falls, etc. We also had a neat picnic lunch at Yosemite Falls which included a huge sandwich, chips, cookie, banana, and water. We stopped for dinner outside the park but the location has a wonderful gift shop full of Yosemite souvenirs. I highly recommend this tour and it was a tremendous value for the very full day. Remember to tip. your guide for his expertise and knowledge. It was wonderful to sit back and let someone else do the driving, make lunch and provide expert commentary.
Daniel T, Nov 2019 Verified
My wife and I took the October 24, 2019 tour of Yosemite. We had a wonderful experience from our early-morning pick up in Lake Tahoe to our return that night. Our guide, Snowshoe John did a thorough job of describing the day's itinerary and then followed through by smoothly moving us from sight to sight, in and around Yosemite. His narration provided detailed history and descriptions of what we were seeing and he supplemented that with videos (displayed on monitors inside the tour coach) that showed the same sights at different times of the year and from the perspective of historians and park service employees.If you are visiting Lake Tahoe, I highly recommend this tour of Yosemite!
Michael D, Oct 2019 Verified
Everything was great on this full day tour. The driver (Snowshoe John) knew all the places to go to and stop for viewing and pictures. A couple driving by themselves would not know all the places to go like John did. Breakfast and Lunch was provided. Plenty of restroom stops along the way. John was very informative and showed many videos on the bus. Great tour all around.
Margaret R, Aug 2019 Verified

The tour guide, Snow Shoe John was friendly and had great knowledge of the park and its environs. It made for an exceptional day.

Adam G, Jul 2019 Verified
Snowshoe John was an informative, entertaining, and patient guide and I highly recommend booking this trip with him. Highly recommend this trip if you are in Lake Tahoe and want to see and explore Yosemite - in the comfort of a guided tour bus. It would have been a challenge navigating those roads otherwise and seeing all of the sights. One of the most magnificent and beautiful parks I’ve ever visited! Thanks again for the memories!

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