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Yosemite National Park Day Trip from San Francisco

  • Round-trip transport from SF to Yosemite lets you relax on the drive
  • Spend about four hours exploring a national park during this Yosemite tour
  • Choose from a guided hike or independent time once you reach Yosemite
Yosemite National Park Day Trip from San Francisco
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Yosemite National Park day trip
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Getting to Yosemite from San Francisco can be quite a challenge unless you rent a car, and even then you must navigate unfamiliar roads. This Yosemite tour from San Francisco takes you to the national park with round-trip transport, so you can relax on the long drive. Plus, once there, you get about four hours to either take a guided hike or explore independently at your own pace.
What to Expect

This Yosemite tour starts with a pickup from Union Square in San Francisco. Get comfortable aboard your luxury vehicle for the approximately 4-hour ride to the US national park.

Once you arrive, you decide what to do. Choose to go on a guided hike through the park or explore independently. If you choose to wander on your own, you can visit the Ansel Adams Gallery, grab lunch at Ahwahnee (own expense), stroll along the Merced River, or rent a bike to ride around (own expense).

Your time in Yosemite National Park ends about four hours later when you board your vehicle for the ride back to San Francisco. Your day concludes with drop-off in Union Square.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Yosemite Day Trip

Prepare yourself for a very long day (about 14 hours total) but 100% worth it. Antonio was our driver and guide and he was fantastic. Very personable and brought us to his favorite spots on the drive into and out of the park allowing us...More

4  Thank BMcInerney27
GLSanFrancisco, Sales and Marketing Coordinator at Gray Line San Francisco, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Joe F., Thank you for taking the time to share your review. We are glad to know you had a wonderful trip to Yosemite National Parks, led by our driver-guide: Antonio. We will be sure to share the positive mention with Antonio and management....More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Yosemite National Park with Larkin Street Youth Services

I had such a great time at Yosemite! I just want to thank Willie and our tour guide driver Antonio for making this happen. The view was unreal and just magical. I'm crossing this off my bucket list, I highly recommend this trip. Antonio was...More

2  Thank Anna T
Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Day Trip to Yosemite

Since Yosemite is a few hours away from San Francisco, we had to meet the bus by 6:30 AM. Our driver, Antonio, was personable and quite informative. He is local (from Oakland) and knew a lot about the areas along the way, not just Yosemite.We...More

3  Thank bdinhv
Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Yosemite Nat.Park in one day - oh brother !

This is a hard one to Rate. Yosemite Park is brilliant and to only give it 5 hours (because that's all you've got between bus schedules) is a disservice. The scenery is spectacular and it obviously should take a couple of days to fully explore....More

1  Thank Dbred
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Finished the tour last night and it was spectacular. From start to finish, we had a ball. Antonio is the best. He is so passionate about what he does, super fun, and very knowledgeable. The park is breathtaking. If you want to have a wonderful...More

1  Thank DONNA F
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