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3-Day Yosemite Camping Adventure from San Francisco

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    What to Expect
    Your Yosemite adventure starts in San Francisco, where you’ll depart the morning of Day 1. For three days, you’ll enjoy the natural beauty of one of the most famed national parks in the US, where highlights like Half Dome, Yosemite Falls, mountain lakes and towering sequoia trees have impressed travelers from all over, including nature photographer Ansel Adams.

    Bring your active wear, as opportunities for hiking, swimming, biking and even rafting are available. You’ll explore some of the park with your guide to check out off-the-beaten-path trails and sights unseen by most who venture here, plus have free time to enjoy the park at your leisure (additional costs may apply).

    Two nights of tent camping are included; tents are provided but sleeping bags are not (you may rent one if you are not bringing your own). Meals, drinks and snacks can be purchased on your own.
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    Important Information
    Departure Point
    333 O'Farrell St, San Francisco, CA 94102, USA
    Departure Time
    8:15 AM
    3 days
    Return Details
    Returns to original departure point
    • Camping equipment (except a sleeping bag)
    • Camping fees
    • All fees and taxes
    • Fuel surcharge (USD10)
    • Transport by biodiesel van
    • Professional guide
    • Gratuities
    • Sleeping bag (available to rent for USD20)
    • Hotel pickup and drop-off
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received within 48 hours of booking, subject to availability
    • Children 17 years and younger must be accompanied by an adult
    • Tours are arranged on a demand basis and require a minimum of 5 passengers to guarantee departure
    • Important: Please note if you need a sleeping bag and any dietary requirements in the 'Special Requirements' field when booking
    • Camping
    • Camping is easy, but cooperation is important. Don't worry if you've never camped before; many people haven't. You will be supplied with all the camping equipment necessary for a trip of this nature, using quality tents, camping and cooking equipment. Everybody is expected to participate in setting up and breaking down the camp, and the professional guides are available to attend to your needs to ensure a positive camping experience. We camp at the best campsites, with hot showers and modern facilities. Swimming is available nearby. During booking, please note if you will need a sleeping bag
    • Tents
    • We use 4-person tents but only have two people in each. In the case of odd numbers in your party, there is a chance you will be paired with another person of the same gender from a different party.
    • Food
    • You will be provided with the food, but not the chefs. You guys are the cooks, waiters, dishwashers and, of course, the guests. On leaving the city, we stop at a supermarket and buy everything we need. The fare is a mixture of chicken, beef and vegetarian, all-you-can-eat and very tasty. Most people eat better with us than they have done previously on their travels. Please inform us of any dietary requirements/concerns at the time of booking.
    • Transportation
    • Tour operator uses comfortable 15-passenger vans with dual air-conditioning and stereo sound. Our vans are fueled by biodiesel, a vegetable oil-based diesel fuel, to promote green business. All of the vans have large roof racks for your luggage and the camping equipment.
    • What to bring
    • On your journeys, you will need sneakers or hiking boots, shorts, T-shirts, swimwear, sun protection, a water bottle, flashlight and something warmer in case there is a change in weather.
    • Weather
    • June through September in Yosemite is hot and sunny with occasional afternoon showers. May and October days are warm with cooler nights. As with all mountain environments, weather can vary quickly, so a layer of warm clothing is a good idea.
    • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
    • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
    • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 13 travelers
    Cancellation Policy
    If you cancel at least 15 days in advance of the scheduled departure, there is no cancellation fee. If you cancel between 2 and 14 day(s) in advance of the scheduled departure, there is a 50 percent cancellation fee. If you cancel within 1 day of the scheduled departure, there is a 100 percent cancellation fee.
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    Popular mentions
    With the 3-day trip, we were lucky to be guided by Rourke. The landscapes are magnificent and the atmosphere is soothing. Beautiful walking, pretty mountain and a very involved and pleasant guide. This allows you to fill up and disconnect. Thanks for all!
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    Response from OnAir11597653873, Sales and Service Agent at 3-Day Yosemite Camping Adventure from San Francisco
    Responded 12 Nov 2019
    This is exactly what we all need in life, a disconnect, and Yosemite is the perfect place to do just that! We are so glad you enjoy your time with us. Thank you!
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    I joined the trip beginning of October. It was one of the final tours scheduled for the season, but we were lucky with the weather. We hiked and saw fantastic views, and were also lucky enough to see a bear and some deers from the car. Our guide Kate was enthusiastic and
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    Response from OnAir11597653873, Sales and Service Agent at 3-Day Yosemite Camping Adventure from San Francisco
    Responded 11 Nov 2019
    Thank you for the kind words. Kate is a gem! We are glad you enjoyed your time with her and got to experience Yosemite with your mother. Join us next summer for our new Tahoe 3-day camping trip!
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    I can highly recommend this experience. I went alone and met some brilliant people led by our fantastic guide, Daniel. He went above and beyond to ensure our experience could not have been better!
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    Response from OnAir11597653873, Sales and Service Agent at 3-Day Yosemite Camping Adventure from San Francisco
    Responded 11 Nov 2019
    Thank you for the recommendation! Group travel is an excellent way to meet like-minded people! We are happy to hear that Daniel was able to provide a wonderful experience for you.
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    I went with my mom on this trip, we both really enjoy the outdoors and we wanted to see a national park around San Francisco. Our tour guide, Daniel, picked us up at the hotel and drove us safely everywhere during this trip. He showed us the most beautiful spots of the park, he
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    Response from OnAir11597653873, Business Development Manager at 3-Day Yosemite Camping Adventure from San Francisco
    Responded 8 Oct 2019
    We are so glad you had a fun and memorable with your mom! Tell your friends and family to join us too next time :)
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    I did the 3 day camping tour of Yosemite in June. Yosemite itself is stunning, and purely because of that I had a fabulous time.  But the actual tour experience doesn't live up to the destination.  First, the guide (I think his name was Matt from memory) was over 45 mins late
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    Response from OnAir11597653873, Business Development Manager at 3-Day Yosemite Camping Adventure from San Francisco
    Responded 6 Oct 2019
    Thank you for your review. Every guide has to go through a learning curve in the beginning, but we apologize you didn't receive the professionalism we expect. We will take your words into consideration and do our best to improve!
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    About the operator
    By: Incredible Adventures
    Fort Montgomery, New York
    Fantastic time touring Muir Woods and wine country!
    My friend and I took the Muir Woods, Sonoma/Napa wine tasting and it was great. It was a long day, but filled with
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    Arlington, Texas
    Great host, not a great wine experience, but we enjoyed the trip
    There were things I loved about this tour and things I didn't. First off let me say our tour driver/guide was so
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    Lloyd K
    Long drive but worth it
    Our driver/guide, Alberto, was wonderful and a bit of a comedian who made the tour worthwhile. The national park
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    Marion M
    Rugby, United Kingdom
    Small group day tour
    A wonderful if long day , but worth the windy steep mountain roads to get into the park! Beautiful weather helped
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    Ballarat, Australia
    Wow what a day!
    What a fantastic experience. Our only disappointment was we wish we had have stayed three or four days rather than
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    Bridgend, United Kingdom
    Tour cancelled.
    I’m sure the trip is wonderful but unfortunately after confirming the trip in advance and a change of pickup point
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    Kristine E
    Miami Lakes, Florida
    Natural Beauty
    We had a wonderful time on our small group day trip to Yosemite. We were lucky and is had snowed two days prior,
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    Diana T
    Bogota, Colombia
    If you are not a climber dont go!
    Nice landscape, but too far from San Francisco just for one day. My son is a rock climber and he loved it. For me
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    Serena Ilaria L
    Benbrook, Texas
    Redwoods Muir and wine tasting
    I booked the tour thinking it was going to be a wine tasting experience. It turned out that we got the lower end
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    Victoria, Texas
    Not enough time to hike to the Giant Sequoia Trees on this tour
    The sign in Yosemite National Park states,..." this is a strenuous hike that you should allow 2 to 3 hours and
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