Yosemite National Park Day Tour

Highlights

  • Hike to Giant Sequoias (weather permitting)

  • Spend more than 5 hours in Yosemite National Park

  • See Inspiration Point, Yosemite Valley, El Capitan Meadow

  • Selfie with Bridalveil Fall, Yosemite Falls, and Half Dome

  • Knowledgeable and helpful tour guide throughout the day

Summary

Yosemite National Park is a must-do experience for anyone visiting Northern California. Explore the grand monuments of Half Dome and El Capitan, Bridalveil, Horsetail and Yosemite Falls that make dramatic appearances during all seasons.

Tour info

Duration
15 hours
Group Size
Pricing (From)
Adult: (12 years +)
$199.99
Child: (0-11 years)
$186.99
Commentary
English
Meeting Point

San Francisco, CA, US

Dropoff location

Why take this tour?

Explore the stunning sights of Yosemite National Park during this unforgettable adventure in the beauty of nature. Travel in comfortable and climate-controlled coach, just about 200 miles east of San Francisco, and enjoy a wide range of beautiful photo opportunities along the scenic drive to Yosemite National Park.

Soon we arrive at the world-famous and stunning Yosemite National Park, where you will witness some of the most amazing natural wonders, the towering granite monuments of Half Dome, Cathedral Peak and El Capitan. Enjoy the ride down into Yosemite Valley where we will make a stop at Inspiration Point, a view of the valley made famous by Ansel Adams and hundreds of artists since.

During your tour, your tour leader will provide useful information about the sights, sounds, and the history of these impressive natural wonders!

Explore the stunning sights of Yosemite National Park during this unforgettable adventure in the beauty of nature. Travel in comfortable and climate-controlled coach, just about 200 miles east of San Francisco, and enjoy a wide range of beautiful photo opportunities along the scenic drive to Yosemite National Park.

The tour departs from San Francisco, with convenient pickup from your hotel in Downtown San Francisco, Union Square or Fisherman’s Wharf. We cross through California’s fertile scenery of San Joaquin Valley before climbing into the rocky Sierra Nevada mountains. Relax in your comfortable seat as you learn about the colorful gold rush history of the region.

Soon we arrive at the world-famous and stunning Yosemite National Park, where you will witness some of the most amazing natural wonders, the towering granite monuments of Half Dome, Cathedral Peak and El Capitan. Enjoy the ride down into Yosemite Valley where we will make a stop at Inspiration Point, a view of the valley made famous by Ansel Adams and hundreds of artists since. Take your best selfie with Sentinel Dome, Glacier Point, Cathedral Peak and Bridalveil Fall as your backdrop.

You will have enough time at your leisure to grab a picnic lunch and check out the Ansel Adams Gallery or the Yosemite Valley Wilderness Center. Yosemite Valley is also home to giant trees and more than 400 types of species of mammals, birds, fish, reptiles and amphibians. The Lower Yosemite Falls, Mist and Meadow Loop trailheads are guaranteed to delight hikers of any age. Enjoy nature hikes in Tuolumne Grove of Giant Sequoias and on the Meadow Loop Trail to the Swinging Bridge (weather and trail conditions permitting).

The day at Yosemite concludes with another highlight at Valley View. Take in the breathtaking views along the banks of the Merced River framed by El Capitan and the imposing spires of Cathedral Rocks before we say farewell to the nature's grandeur that is Yosemite National Park. During your tour, your tour leader will provide useful information about the sights, sounds, and the history of these impressive natural wonders!

Please note: Exact itinerary may differ due to weather, road conditions, and the guide’s discretion and not all mentioned sights can be guaranteed for each tour

What’s included?

  • Guided tour to Yosemite National Park in comfortable coach bus

  • Entrance fees to Yosemite National Park

  • Helpful and knowledgeable tour guide

  • Hotel pick-up and drop-off in San Francisco

  • Food (lunch) and beverages

  • Tips and gratuity (recommended)

Frequently asked questions

Things to know

Before you book

  • Itinerary and stops may change due to weather, road conditions, and the guide’s discretion

  • Meals are not included

  • Entrance fee for Yosemite NP already included ($10 per person)

Before you go

  • Hotel pickups should be scheduled a minimum of 48hrs in advance

  • Please note: Exact itinerary may differ due to weather, road conditions, and the guide’s discretion and not all mentioned sights can be guaranteed for each tour

  • After tour booking, a pick up location will be arranged at one of 5 pick up “zones” in San Francisco

Covid Policy

  • Face masks required for travelers in public areas
  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
  • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
  • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
  • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
  • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
  • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Paid stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
  • Contactless payments for gratuities and add-ons

Currently, proof of vaccination is not required.

Cancellation Policy

    Cancellations between 5 days and 30 days prior to departure will be charged with a cancellation fee of $35. Any cancellations and changes made less than 5 days prior to departure are non-refundable. All cancellations must be sent via email to [email protected]

Redemption information

    Please redeem this voucher with Skyline Sightseeing at least 5 days prior to departure by online check-in via: www.sightseeingworld.com/en/checkin to receive your specific departure location and further details for your tour. If there are any issues with the online check-in, please email [email protected] with the booking number and date of the tour.

    If you booked a hotel pick-up, please reconfirm directly with the operator at least 72 hours in advance by following the instructions on the ticket after checking in online. You will then receive your specific pick-up time accordingly.


    Confirmation necessary? Yes
    Your voucher will be collected or scanned on redemption

About operator:

As an established operator with a huge fleet of open-top Double-Decker buses and great local partnerships, we offer the world-famous Hop-On Hop-Off Tours as well as our popular San Francisco Mega Pass and other valuable sightseeing packages for many top attractions in San Francisco. With one of the largest portfolios of tours & activities in the San Francisco market, we are your one-stop-shop for all sightseeing activities your customers thrive to experience during their stay in San Francisco.

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