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YExplore Yosemite Adventures - Day Tours

Yosemite National Park, CA
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US$135.00*
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Private Guided Hiking Tour in Yosemite
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US$110.00*
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US$88.89*
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The only Yosemite Tour Company offering custom guided Yosemite experiences (Adventure Hikes, Half Dome Hikes, Multi Day Backpack Trips, Nature Walks, Birding Walks, Wildflower Walks, Snowshoe Hikes and Photography Workshops) 12 months a year. We guarantee smaller group sizes for a more personalized experience with our professional guides who are all local to Yosemite. We are a socially responsible company providing educational services that follow Leave No Trace principles to minimize our impact in nature to ensure that the ecology of the park will not be compromised. Custom Adventures, Workshops and Family Activities are available to Individuals and Groups of all ages and experience levels in every season.
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“half dome hike” (16 reviews)
“guide john” (5 reviews)
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Yosemite National Park, CA
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"half dome hike"
in 16 reviews
"guide john"
in 5 reviews
"intermediate hike"
in 4 reviews
"skill level"
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"sentinel dome and taft point"
in 12 reviews
"these guys"
in 7 reviews
"his knowledge"
in 7 reviews
"great guide"
in 9 reviews
"day hike"
in 14 reviews
"photography tour"
in 3 reviews
"flora and fauna"
in 7 reviews
"hiking experience"
in 6 reviews
"memorable hike"
in 3 reviews
"life changing experience"
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"the entire trip"
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"meeting point"
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"an unforgettable experience"
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Reviewed March 13, 2018

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Reviewed October 31, 2017 via mobile

After an unsuccessful application in the lottery in March my wife found YExplore did permitted days and one of days was when we were there on honeymoon. She booked it for me and I can honestly say it was one of the best days of...More

Thank Paul E
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Reviewed October 14, 2017

My partner and I recently hiked the Clouds Rest trail in Yosemite with John Degrazio, who was our guide. We used YExplore Yosemite Adventures last year to hike Half Dome, again with John as our guide. The scenery was incredible along the Clouds Rest trail,...More

Thank Ken W
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Reviewed October 11, 2017

We had an amazing day at Yosemite with our knowledgeable guide Margaret. We chose the North Dome adventure hike that puts you face to face with Half Dome. My daughters are 11 and 13 and had a great time. At ten miles, it was the...More

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Reviewed October 3, 2017

YExplore came well recommended by more then just Trip Advisor. When you meet with John while it is still dark and realize you are finally really doing this. He calmly gives you the do's and don'ts and lets you know this is not going to...More

Thank AMSadventuretraveler
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Reviewed September 26, 2017

Had a great hike to the top of Half Dome with John and a group of 4 others. John was not only very knowledgeable but quite personable and managed our group of quite varying abilities and fitness levels quite ably. Enjoyed his insights and conversation...More

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MikeH1973
March 23, 2017|
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Response from YExplore | Property representative |
Apologies for not answering this sooner. We were unaware of this section on the Tripadvisor site and never received a proper notification about this inquiry. We hope you had a memorable trip in Yosemite.
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rosieDenver
February 5, 2017|
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Response from YExplore | Property representative |
Apologies for not answering this sooner. We were unaware of this section on the Tripadvisor site and never received a proper notification about this inquiry. We hope you had a memorable trip in Yosemite. If you have not... More
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Stefania P
March 13, 2016|
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Response from YExplore | Property representative |
Hello Stefania, Thank you so much for your inquiry. It is a great question. If you would like a beginner or moderate tour, I would suggest the hike. Although snow may fall in Yosemite in any month, there typically is not... More
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