Famed nature photographer Ansel Adams once said that Yosemite Valley "is always a sunrise, a glitter of green and golden wonder in a vast edifice of stone and space." Bask in all its breathtaking natural beauty on this one-day roundtrip small-group tour from San Francisco. The only tour from the city that runs daily, even in winter, the Total Yosemite Experience from Extranomical Adventures comes complete with an expert guide and spends five or more hours in the park, allowing you to see the most popular sights, including El Capitan, Half Dome, Yosemite Falls, Bridalveil Falls, Inspiration Point and more. Then this special excursion takes you to a higher elevation for a hiking opportunity among the Giant Sequoias, Earth's largest living trees, before heading back to the city with a picturesque drive down the Sierras. Please see the full event description for more details.
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Maximum time inside Yosemite Park (5-6 hrs)
View Half-Dome, El Capitan, Yosemite Falls & more
Giant Sequoia Grove (trail conditions permitting)
Expert tour guide & live commentary in English
Complimentary foreign language audios (optional)
Daily guaranteed departures 365 days a year
Please note: Winter clothes, especially shoes or boots with rubber soles and treads, are recommended. Safety is a priority, so the route and itinerary may be changed due to snow depth, road conditions, construction projects and detours.
The Giant Sequoias hike on the Yosemite Tour is dependent on snow levels and trail conditions from October to April.
Children of all ages are welcome, however, please note that the drive from San Francisco to Yosemite is about 4 hours one way. For your child’s safety on tour vehicles, we require you to bring a child safety seat for all children that are not at least 8 years of age or 4’ 9" in height. Failure to provide a seat for your child will result in forfeit of your seats on the tour without a refund.
Meals and beverages are not provided. Passengers are welcome to bring their own meals and beverages and consume them on the bus.
Park Entrance fees are included for our Yosemite tour. Visitors can bring their own meals and beverages but if they prefer to purchase them, there will be opportunities on the way to/from Yosemite and inside the park. Please also bring money if you want to buy souvenirs.
If you have any physical limitations please contact the tour beforehand to discuss your needs.
Please note that return times may be delayed due to unexpected events and conditions out of our control. Therefore your tour should not be booked for the day you depart San Francisco.