Nestled in California’s Sierra Nevada Mountains, Yosemite National Park is one of America’s greatest natural wonders. Its unique granite cliffs, ancient spruce trees and dramatic waterfalls attract visitors from all over the world, who come to the Marvel at this awe-inspiring beauty.
Many of these tourists are based in San Francisco, and there are plenty of organized tours of Yosemite from this mountainous city. We scoured them and found four of the best.
Day Trips to Yosemite National Park
From $139 per person.
Offering round-trip transportation from a number of San Francisco hotels, this one-day tour offers guests the opportunity to travel independently or with a guide An opportunity to explore the incredible Yosemite National Park. After meeting at your hotel, you’ll board your luxury bus, then cross the Bay Bridge and travel through the Central Valley into the foothills before arriving in Yosemite! Midi, where you will have 4 hours to explore at your leisure. You can start with some lunch (at your own expense) at the famous Ahwahnee Dining Room, and if you like. You can also go right into the park’s amazing wonders. Rent a bike (for an additional fee) to walk through the valley floor and visit the Ansel Adams Gallery Gallery), or go to a lecture at the ranger station. Before returning to the bus at 4 p.m. to begin your journey home, you can visit the Indian village of Awahani or follow the Mersey Riverbank Walk.
Full Day Private YOSEMITE Tour from San Francisco
From $818 per person
This 13-hour private sightseeing tour of Yosemite National Park is ideal for travelers seeking a more intimate, personalized experience . Avoiding the hassle of an organized bus tour, you’ll be picked up from your hotel by private car and taken to Yosemite’s most famous attractions. Includes Yosemite Falls, Glacier Point, El Capitan, and the unique old-growth spruce trees that adorn so many postcards. One of the main benefits of this itinerary is that you and your group can customize it to suit your tastes and time needs, so if you want to see the Specific attractions – or avoid any attractions – you can. On your return to San Francisco, you’ll also have the opportunity to see the impressive Bay Bridge light art installation.
The Complete Yosemite Experience and Giant Sequoia Tour
From $149 per person.
Yosemite’s giant ancient spruce trees are one of the national park’s iconic and most popular attractions, and this complete day trip guarantees visitors Our cha.
You have the opportunity to witness them in all their glory. Organized and operated by Extranomical Tours, your time spent in Yosemite National Park will be Maximize, you’ll start early and travel efficiently in a 15-passenger van or 36-passenger minibus, allowing you to cover the day! Yosemite Valley and Giant Sequoias. You’ll be picked up from multiple departure points in San Francisco and will pass through the historic gold rush town before reaching the park. Here you’ll see the granite of Half Doome and El Capitan! cliffs, followed by a guided hike among the incredible fir trees, some of which have a history that can be Dating back more than 4,600 years. Lift your neck to see the tops of giant trees, including a tunnel tree big enough for a car to drive through. Be sure to bring rain-proof clothing and a camera.
Yosemite Summer Camping Trip
From $479 per person
On this three-day tour, organized and run by Incredible Adventures, people like Californian Same camping. Departure three times a week from May through October, with all camping gear provided and sleeping bags for rent. All you need to remember is proper clothing and footwear, a reliable camera, and five fresh foods provided, some of your favorites! Snacks in your pocket when you’re hungry. Experienced and knowledgeable guides will accompany you on an unforgettable tour of the trails and attractions of this incredible national park! A journey that includes dramatic waterfalls, towering redwoods and rugged cliffs rising some 4,000 feet from the valley floor. Your guide will regale you with legends and fascinating facts about the park and its remarkable history, sparking your imagination and getting you under the stars! Camping for two nights. Whether you’re new to camping or an experienced camper, this is a wonderful experience that will appeal to your guests.
YOSEMITE and GLACIER POINT tour by train from San Francisco.
From $351 per person.
This 2-day small group tour begins in San Francisco and ends in the magical glacial landscape of Yosemite National Park. Boarding the Amtrak train, your first stop will be the historic city of Fresno, which now includes casinos and top-notch The restaurant includes modern attractions where you will stay overnight and depart for Yosemite the next morning. Once there, you’ll have the opportunity to see amazing natural attractions such as Bridalveil Falls, El Capitan, Half Dome and more. One of the best is the walk to Glacier Point overlooking Vernal Falls, Nevada Falls and the Mercy River. You’ll take a break for lunch and then continue your adventure by exploring the stunning Yosemite Valley, the meadows below Capitan and the Historic Wawona Hotel. Later, you will return to Fresno and take the train back to San Francisco.