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Yosemite National Park and Giant Sequoias Trip

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  • 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
Yosemite National Park and Giant Sequoias Trip
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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 yesterday via mobile
Very very long...

Beware this tour is ridiculously long. Left at 6:20am and got back to the city at 10:00pm. Mostly on the bus.

Thank Jennifer G
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile
Winter Wonderland in the middle of April

Excellent trip with Denise. She was very helpful and informative and caring too. The national park is truly majestic and awe inspiring. Had a day of heavy snow which is unusual for the month of April. Highly recommended.

1  Thank Farish K
Reviewed 1 week ago
Unprofessional -- Don't book with this company

Short version: I booked a Yosemite tour from SF and the driver never picked me up. When I called their office, the staff lied to me twice. So very unprofessional. I don't recommend this company; there are a number of tour operators in San Francisco,...More

1  Thank Aleah T
Extranomical, Manager at Extranomical Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Dear Aleah, First, we are tremendously disappointed about being unable to connect you with our Yosemite vehicle the other day. Our guest services staff tried very hard, but our efforts were hindered by the closing of some key San Francisco streets for the SF Marathon...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile
Yosemite is perfect, but wouldn’t go with this company

We went on April 6/2018. The experience was amazing because Yosemite has a lot to offer to people who love nature, as I do, but I regret taking the tour and wouldn’t do it again with your company. The day that we went there was...More

2  Thank SMLZ
Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Simply Stunning

Firstly a big shoutout to our Tour guide Phil - he made the day that much more amazing. He took us to all the best spots and just the right times. He also helped out with taking shots for people and took us to a...More

1  Thank Christopher I
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Matthew B
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Response from Andrew L | Reviewed this property |
Some trails are accessible, not all of them are. The main trails are wheelchair accessible to a point. It's still worth a visit though :)