We have up four different places for you stay while you are in Yosemite, for budget travelers the Dorm Room and Tent Cabin are available, the other accommodation is a Hotel Room or the Yosemite Lodge. This tour will provide transport to the park, and then you will depart from the group and meet again the tour guide on your last day of your vacation.
6:00 - 7:00 AM
Pick-ups start in Fisherman's Wharf Area and continue in downtown San Francisco.
7:00 - 7:20 AM
West Oakland Bart Station pickup (if necessary).
7:20 - 7:40 AM
Dublin/Pleasanton Bart Station pickup (if necessary).
7:40 - 9:00 AM
Continuing east, see the windmills and descend into the San Joaquin valley and stop for a break and a snack.
Begin the climb into the foothills, through gold country, and up into the Sierra Nevada range and Yosemite National Park.
11:00 - 1:00 PM
Explore Yosemite's many amazing sights with an informative narrated valley tour from your guide. OR weather permitting* drive to the trail for a hike (two miles round trip) to the Tuolumne Grove of Giant Sequoias. - This stop is dependent on snow levels and trail conditions from October to May. See Winter Tour Itinerary. Pick up a to go lunch or snacks at the grocery/deli stop in the morning for you to enjoy a eat after your hike. Alternatively you can wait for hot meal from one of the restaurants available near the Yosemite Lodge later in the afternoon.
1:00 - 2:30 PM
Be amazed by Bridalveil Falls, El Capitan, Inspiration Point, Half Dome, Yosemite Falls and more! Enjoy a mini-hike and plenty of photo stops around the Yosemite Valley.
2:30 - 6:00 PM
Your independence begins. Check out your options, check your bags, and check out Yosemite! And check the YARTS schedule if you are staying outside the Park!
Get up early, and get ready for your second exciting day! Depending on where you are staying, you may have a chance to see the sunrise in Yosemite, so get up, get on the bus if needed, and get started!
You decide! Get some maps, talk to the rangers or the staff at the Village and the Lodge and get some ideas. And check the YARTS schedule if you are staying outside the Park!
Be prepared to walk on ice and snow - bring warm clothes, waterproof hiking boots, and mittens! Hike the valley, climb to the Top of Yosemite Falls, or take the Mist Trail beside the roaring Merced River. (Be careful, and ask Park staff about trail conditions.)
Return to your hotel, hostel, cabin, or campsite, have dinner, relax, reflect on your exciting day, and get another good night's sleep so you can get up early for your last exciting day in Yosemite.
7:00 - 8:00 AM
Get up early, check out, grab your bags and get on the bus if needed, and get started!
9:30 - 1:00 PM
Spend the morning in Yosemite on your own. This is a good day to do one or 2 short hikes, like Mirror Lake or Lower Yosemite Falls. Grab a lunch, and get back to Yosemite Lodge.
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1:00 - 3:00 PM
Meet your new friends and new driver. Explore more of Yosemite with the group.
3:00 - 4:00 PM
Meet your guide and start the return trip, descending from the Sierras, with more great scenery as we follow the sun to the west.
4:00 - 6:00 PM
Stop for a break, a stretch, and a bite to eat.
6:00 - 6:30 PM
Continue back to San Francisco, enjoying views of the sunset over the East Bay hills, or the Peninsula and the city lights.
6:30 - 8:30 PM
The Yosemite tour ends at your San Francisco Hotel front door.
Yosemite 3 Day Tour Available All Year.