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Private Family Hike in Yosemite provided by YExplore Yosemite Adventures - Day Tours

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Private Family Hike in Yosemite

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What you can expect during this experience
  • Face masks required for travellers in public areas
  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
  • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
Updated 01/08/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
A note from Private Family Hike in Yosemite
Our guides will be 6 ft from you and our group will stay 6 ft from other people on the trails. Masks are required for each person when 6 ft distancing isn't possible, when you first meet with your guide, during interpretation, rest stops, view points, & when departing after the tour.
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Updated 01/08/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Overview
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Departure Point
Yosemite National Park, Yosemite National Park, California
Duration
5h
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
Inclusions
  • Customizable guided hiking tour
  • Informative local guide
Exclusions
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Food and drinks
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Please dress in athletic-wear
  • Items recommended to bring: camera, gloves, extra layer of clothing, jacket, sunscreen, hat, snacks and water
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Travellers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • We are limited in guide availability this year due to Covid-19. Please understand if your reservation is not accepted because of this restriction.
  • Please provide your hotel information so we may email you driving directions to the meeting location. Hotel pick up/drop off is not provided.
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 9 travellers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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eileenw_sea wrote a review 23 Nov
Seattle, Washington1 contribution
My family of four (two kids ages 11 and 7) had a great experience on a private family hike with John. Save for a short hike we tried the afternoon before, it was my kids' first experience with hiking, and our first time in Yosemite. John was knowledgable and patient. We were
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Date of experience: November 2020
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Tomoka B wrote a review Jul 2020
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Catherine from Yexplore was very professional and nice to recommend a great hike for us, the first-time visitor to Yosemite. Her instruction was very detailed so that we won't get lost in the huge park. Our guide, Ashley was also wonderful. She was very knowledgable and
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Date of experience: July 2020
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Response from YExploreYosemite, Owner at Private Family Hike in Yosemite
Responded 3 Sep 2020
Thank you so much for all the kind words. We would be happy to meet you and your family again in Yosemite for another tour.
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Nicole D wrote a review Nov 2019
Danville, California12 contributions5 helpful votes
Phil was so knowledgeable,kind, and kept our 9 year old entertained as she had lots of questions for him. We did exactly what the description said a moderate hike which lasted about 5 hours. The hike was done privately by our family with ages from 9-76 years old. Phil taught us
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Date of experience: November 2019
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Response from YExploreYosemite, Owner at Private Family Hike in Yosemite
Responded 3 Sep 2020
Thank you for your positive feedback. We are so pleased you had an amazing day in Yosemite on a guided tour with us. We are also glad you were able to see a bear from a safe distance. Thanks again.
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Scottandfamily1 wrote a review Sep 2019
3 contributions1 helpful vote
In mid-August, Jay from YExplore led our family of four (including 2 children, ages 7 and 10) on great half day hike. We met around 7:30am inside the park at a trail head, hiked to Sentinel Dome, Sentinel Falls, and several other wonderful views. My wife and I enjoyed speaking
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Date of experience: August 2019
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Response from YExploreYosemite, Owner at Private Family Hike in Yosemite
Responded 3 Sep 2020
Thank you so much for your feedback. We are glad you had a great experience, and we are always happy to be flexible on tours to suit your family's needs.
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John F wrote a review Jul 2019
Irving, Texas4 contributions2 helpful votes
Our guide, Margaret, set a leisurely pace easily matched to the interests of our young hikers (3-yr boy) and (5-yr girl). There were plenty of stops to enjoy the scenery, bugs, birds, deer, flowers and sticks, coupled with multiple opportunities to toss pebbles & small rocks
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Date of experience: July 2019
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Response from YExploreYosemite, Owner at Private Family Hike in Yosemite
Responded 20 Jul 2019
Hi John, Thank you for your response. We are glad you and your family had a pleasant experience with Margaret in the high country. We hope to see you again soon.
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About the operator

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By: YExplore Yosemite Adventures - Day Tours
sassygirl4ever
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A must do for Yosemite!
John and Catherine run a great business! I initially called and spoke to John and he was so sincere, kind and helpf
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katieboulter17
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AMAZING
Amazing day!! from the moment I booked this trip Catherine was super helpful and responsive. The day of the trip Jo
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travelnut333
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Awesome hike with a knowledgeable guide
John is a great guide! This is a strenuous hike even for someone who is fit, but it's an amazing experience.
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karenbO2941OY
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Best experience ever during a trying year
Our guide was fabulous. Ashley definitely made a difference in our completion of the entire hike. She was positive
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Lilly L
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Once in a lifetime memory thanks to YExplore!
A once in a lifetime experience that couldn’t have happened without our guide, John, from YExplore! I highly recomm
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X3054SVrachelr
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All out Greatness...Half Dome Success
Everything was amazing from booking, to meeting my guide and Ashley herself, to the experience. I was a last minut
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Scubadoob45
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Perfect Family Hike
Terrific experience hiking Lembert Dome and Dog Lake with our guide Jay. He was experienced, friendly, helpful and
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Amber2584
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Best Experience Ever!
There are so many AMAZING things I can say about this experience! My husband and I got into the Yosemite area the
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KNBG123
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A 5 Star Yosemite Tour
Excellent trip. Extremely knowledgeable and professional tour guide. Beautiful scenery. Thanks Catherine for doi
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cecilyu2020
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Private hike with 2 adults & 4 teenagers
Exceptional from booking to actual hike. Highly recommend. Catherine (booking)was informative, responsive and pati
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drashley
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Great Instruction in a great location
I was very pleased with my instructor, Jay Sousa. Jay is a professional photographer and teacher and really knows
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Thomas M
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Fun and Knowledgeable Guides
We loved our private snow shoe tour with John out to Dewey Point. Catherine was super helpful during the planning p
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Edwinsvacation
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Yosemite Hike
Really enjoyed hiking with Pete Divine! He was a knowledgeable guide with a friendly and calm energy which was appr
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A L
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Seasoned guide and a peaceful hike
Great experience getting away from the roads and people and enjoying some wilderness by ourselves. Catherine was wo
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johncR5256QV
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Two Falls, Vernal and Nevada
Beautiful scenery, informative and entertaining guide. Felt the power of Yosemite while learning and getting the ex
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  • Duration: 5h
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