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Yosemite National Park and Giant Sequoias Trip

Highlights
  • Travel round trip from San Francisco to Yosemite in a single day
  • See the park’s most famous attractions, Half Dome and El Capitan
  • Enjoy free time to explore Yosemite Valley on your own
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Yosemite National Park and Giant Sequoias Trip
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Overview
Don’t let time constraints keep you from making the trip to Yosemite National Park from San Francisco. A 1-day trip lets you visit the park’s major attractions such as Half Dome, Tuolumne Grove, and El Capitan—and still make it back to the city in time for dinner.
What to Expect
Begin your day with pickup from your select San Francisco hotel or central meeting point. Head out of the city and through historic Gold Rush towns en route to the Sierra Nevada—commentary from your guide makes the 4-hour drive fly by.

Upon arrival, take a 1-hour hike past some of the oldest and largest redwood trees in the world at Tuolumne Grove (weather permitting). Snap a photo inside a tunneled-out tree, or see how many people it takes to wrap arms around a trunk.

Continue to Inspiration Point for an unbeatable view of Yosemite Valley. Look out for expert rock climbers scaling the world-class cliffs of Half Dome and El Capitan, and in the springtime, see the 2,400 foot-tall (740 meter) cascade of Yosemite Falls.

Spend an hour dining or exploring the park on your own before reconvening with your guide for the return to San Francisco.

Please note: Some itinerary items are weather dependent, and itinerary may be adapted to make the most of Yosemite during different seasons. The giant sequoias are best visited between May and October, as winter ice and snow may prevent access during the rest of the year.
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile
Incredible views with fantastic tour guide

Yosemite National Park was the most beautiful place I've ever seen! There were granite cliffs, waterfalls and endless green hills. Our tour guide was Denise who was the best tour host I've ever had. She was very friendly, gave us cool facts about places we...More

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Extranomical, Manager at Extranomical Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Hi, Ian! Thank you for the fantastic review! We’re so happy you loved the tour and can’t wait to have you back at Extranomical Tours. Have a great day!

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile
Great trip

This was a full day tour and the views were stunning! Our tour guide (5 star J) was great....made everyone feel comfortable, answered a lot of questions, and gave great suggestions....

Thank Carey T
Extranomical, Manager at Extranomical Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Hi, Carey, Thank you for giving us a shot, and even more for leaving us this wonderful review. Hope to see you again soon. Have a good day.

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile
Nearly-Excellent Yosemite tour

I’m giving this one 4 1/2 “targets” out of 5. Yosemite is a treasure of a park and we were happy with our choice of tours. With only a day to visit, we were glad to not have to do the driving so we could...More

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Extranomical, Manager at Extranomical Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Hello there, Thank you for the positive review! We’re so happy you loved the tour and can’t wait to have you back at Extranomical Tours. Hopefully, we will earn 5 stars next time. Have a good day.

Reviewed 1 week ago
schedule is a one-way street (Jason and the argue nots)

June 15, 2018 I received a call in our hotel from Viator to confirm our Yosemite Tour on June 16 with pick-up a 0620 at Sheraton Union Square SF. It was our way to afford a trip to Yosemite with time and money. We arrived...More

3  Thank DarwinND
Reviewed 1 week ago
Excellent Tour Guide

Our tour guide was wonderful. Full of energy and enthusiasm for Yosemite, and genuinely interested in making sure that we got the most out of the trip, she was truly great. I highly recommend this particular tour company.

Thank grainnedxxxxx
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Dyane S
17 July 2018|
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Response from Frank W | Reviewed this property |
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thegoldengirl18
2 June 2018|
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Response from Helen B | Reviewed this property |
It's about four hours each way with a rest stop at Oakdale about two hours in. We were picked up outside our SF hotel at 6.30 am and got home at around midnight. It was a long day, but the driver/guide was so lovely that... More
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Stuart_Dickerson
23 May 2018|
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Response from TexasDia | Reviewed this property |
We arrived back in San Francisco around 10:30 pm, which was later than expected. We were given more time to spend in the park than is usually allotted.
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