Yosemite National Park - Full Day Tour from San Francisco

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14 hours (Approx.)
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Keeping you safe during COVID-19
What you can expect during your visit
Contactless payments for gratuities and add-ons
Face masks provided for travelers
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
Paid stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
Regular temperature checks for staff
Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
Social distancing enforced throughout experience
Temperature checks for travelers upon arrival
Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized

Overview

Experience the majesty of Yosemite National Park and join us as we take you on an unforgettable journey into the heart of Yosemite Valley. Travel in comfort on our luxury coach bus as we depart from San Francisco on this full day trip. Upon arrival, enjoy a one-hour scenic drive through the park, complete with photo opportunities at some of Yosemite Valley's most famous viewpoints; Tunnel View, Bridalveil Falls, El Capitan & Half-Dome. You will also have the opportunity to enjoy three hours of free time in Yosemite Valley, which offers various lunch opportunities, hiking trails, bike rentals, and museums.

Highlights

  • Enjoy a day away from the hustle and bustle of the city
  • Flexibility to customize your itinerary to your own preferences
  • Informative, friendly and professional guide
  • All entrance fees included
  • Hotel pickup included

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Average 4.10 out of 5 stars based on 422 verified reviews from Cool Destinations and TripAdvisor

5 stars
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Yosemite National Park - Full Day Tour from San Francisco
AntonioAdolfo_G, Jan 2022 Verified
It was our first time at Yosemite National Park. Our driver/guide Denise picked us up at 6:30 AM in a hotel near Union Square in a nice and clean vehicle. Although it was a long trip between SF and the park, Denise kept us entertained with information about the places we were heading into. We did a 30 minute stop to use the restrooms and grab some food in a good shop. Then, we went straight ahead to the park and got absolutely astonished with it! Denise showed us some spots in the park, like Bridevail Falls, Half Dome, Swinging Bridge (some roads were closed due to snow), stopping near places which gave us amazing photos. By noon, we stopped by the Yosemite Valley Lodge with 3 hours to explore the region on our own, so we did the Lower Yosemite Falls Trail, and after that, had lunch nearby with plenty time. After that, Denise drove us by some other places, parking near El Capitan and Horsetail Falls. By 5 PM we began our trip back to SF, stopping for another 30 minutes halfway. In summary, it was an amazing way to visit the park with a tight trip schedule and in spite of being a long day, definitely worth it and I sure recommend this tour for Yosemite first-timers who have an extra day at SF.
Yosemite National Park - Full Day Tour from San Francisco
NorthStar63284332884, Dec 2021 Verified
First time in San Francisco and Yosemite.This was truly a memorable experience! It snowed two days prior and the kids enjoy the snow for first time! The views were spectacular for the entire trip. Joe and Archie were timely, professional and very assistive. Kept us abreast of the expectations and plan. Both also kept is on schedule and ensured we were aware of things to see and the best way to experience it. The drive didn’t seem as long as it sounds as we stopped for a quick bite. Archie put chains on the tires once we arrived at the park ensuring we were safe. Truly a great trip! I couldn’t think of a better experience at Yosemite!!
Yosemite National Park - Full Day Tour from San Francisco
Joshua_N, Nov 2021 Verified
Jack and Michele were both amazing in getting us there and giving small touristy explanations of things along the way and whilst we were there. Had a small taste of what Yosemite has to offer and cannot wait to make another trip again!
Yosemite National Park - Full Day Tour from San Francisco
Sharon_D, Nov 2021 Verified
Our tour guide Joseph was amazing ...he was so knowledgeable of the park and showed us where to see the best views. Our driver Archie was also amazing in getting us safely over the mountainous roads.
Yosemite National Park - Full Day Tour from San Francisco
Kar, Nov 2021 Verified
Antonio was a wonderful tour guide. The tour went very smoothly. Antonio was very informative and kind. I did talk to an awful employee in the morning before the tour.
Yosemite National Park - Full Day Tour from San Francisco
mhouse2021, Nov 2021 Verified
Our driver and guide was fantastic, sharing great information, helping with photo ops, and making sure our time at Yosemite was exceptional. He was a true professional. And the tour was a great way to see Yosemite.
Yosemite National Park - Full Day Tour from San Francisco
Tia_T, Oct 2021 Verified
Antonio was absolutely wonderful tour guide. Great information with detailed assistance when needed. Best value for money I've had in a while!
Yosemite National Park - Full Day Tour from San Francisco
Amber_D, Oct 2021 Verified
I’m so glad and fortunate to be able to experience Yosemite in my life time! The most memorable part for me was being able to put my feet into a small lake, about 10 minutes into the trail. The water was so cold, and clear. Very emotional and transformative, for me. I wish for everyone to see the wonders of Yosemite. Joseph was my tour guide and he was extremely knowledgeable. The facts flowed and I really appreciate all the information. The whole time I was thinking to myself, “I hope this man knows his worth and is being compensated appropriately.” Thank you all for an amazing moment I can cherish for the rest of my life!
Yosemite National Park - Full Day Tour from San Francisco
mydonato, Oct 2021 Verified
Tour was short for me but was a good preview of future plans.Planning to go back for a couple of days to enjoy Yosemite more. Joseph and Jack were excellent. I will join more tours with them as my guide/driver. Never felt safer with these two.
Yosemite National Park - Full Day Tour from San Francisco
Jason, Jul 2021 Verified
Tour guide Alex was awesome!!! The trip itself was planned perfectly with plenty of time for photo ops and hiking. A must if wanting to see Yosemite without any hassle, but go before June if you want to see waterfalls. We came in July and they were not flowing much.

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