Experience the Yosemite tour voted in the top 10 multi-day tours on TripAdvisor 2018! We are also the 'Greenest Tour Company in San Francisco' so enjoy a guilt free & zero emissions trip on us.

On our Yosemite Hotel 2-Day Tour, you’ll have enough time and flexibility to see everything the park has to offer. The tour is fully-guided so you get a more complete, personal experience. During your two days, you will see and photograph such famous highlights as Yosemite Falls (the tallest waterfall in North America), El Capitan, Half Dome, Bridalveil Falls, and Inspiration Point. The tour also includes a trip to Glacier Point and a hike among the Giant Sequoias (weather permitting). At night, you will sleep comfortably in the heart of Yosemite Valley at your choice of accommodations (Yosemite Valley Lodge, Majestic Hotel, or Tent Cabins at Half Dome Village), or at Cedar Lodge in the picturesque Merced River canyon. Slip away to Yosemite Park for two days with us!
Inclusions & Exclusions
✔  Narrated guided tour
✔  SF hotel pick-up and drop-off
✔  Your choice of overnight hotel accommodation in Yosemite Valley (at Yosemite Valley Lodge, Majestic Hotel, or Half Dome Village Tent Cabin), or at Cedar Lodge in the picturesque Merced River canyon
✔  Transportation to/from Yosemite in eco-friendly biofuel mini-coach
✖  Gratuities
✖  Meals; stops will be made to purchase food at appropriate times during the day.
Pickup Locations
1.  Aldrich Hotel
2.  White Swan Inn
3.  Music City Hotel - Home of the San Francisco Music Hall of Fame
4.  Hotel Kabuki JdV by Hyatt
5.  Hotel 32One
6.  Hotel Griffon
7.  The Ritz Carlton Club and Residences
8.  Cova Hotel
9.  Hotel Zetta San Francisco
10.  Hotel Emblem San Francisco
11.  Andrews Hotel
12.  The Cartwright Hotel - Union Square, BW Premier Collection
13.  Petite Auberge
14.  The Clift Royal Sonesta Hotel
15.  Hotel Boheme
16.  Kensington Park Hotel
17.  Touchstone Hotel - City Center
18.  Palace Hotel, a Luxury Collection Hotel, San Francisco
19.  Queen Anne Hotel
20.  Handlery Union Square Hotel
Additional Info: Passengers will be picked up from central San Francisco hotels between approximately 6:15am and 7am, depending on the hotel location. If you are staying outside the city center, or in a private residence or vacation rental, we will find the next closest pickup point for you. Tours return to San Francisco hotels at approximately 8pm - 9pm
Itinerary

San Francisco to Yosemite National Park

1
San Francisco Bay Leave San Francisco behind and cross the Bay Bridge, offering amazing views of Alcatraz Island and Angel Island. Cruise through Oakland, the East Bay and on to Central Valley to stop for groceries (own expense). Travel through Gold Country and the Sierra Nevada Foothills
2
Central Valley Travel through California's Central Valley and see where most of California's almonds, figs, corn and more are grown. Here we will make a short stop so you can grab lunch for later and any local produce for hiking snacks. You can also pick up any other needed last-minute supplies for the days ahead.

Duration:  30 minutes

3
Yosemite National Park After approximately 3-4 hours you'll arrive to the entrance of Yosemite National Park. Enjoy the scenic mountain views as your guide explains the history and geology of this special place.

Duration:  2 minutes

4
Tuolumne Grove of Giant Sequoias Head down a beautiful scenic path to the enchanted Tuolumne Grove consisting of dozens of Giant Sequoia trees. But don’t be fooled by this moderate downhill stroll. Make sure you bring some water to sip as you enjoy your time among the giants as you have a bit of climb ahead of you to get back to the mini-coach. You'll also have time to enjoy your lunch here among the towering trees.

Duration:  2 hours

5
Tunnel View Next, we’ll leave the gentle giants of the Sequoia Grove in the mini-coach to get a narrated tour through Yosemite’s glaciated valley. We’ll make a few stops along the way, including at Tunnel View, to snap some pictures of some of the famous waterfalls and rock formations while your guide gives you some of the history that makes this park so special.

Duration:  15 minutes

6
Yosemite Village Now it’s time to spend a few hours exploring on your own! We’ll make a stop near the base of Yosemite Falls, where those staying at the Yosemite Lodge can check in leave their luggage. You’ll have a number of options of where to go, including a leisurely walk through the Ansel Adams Gallery, the historic Ahwahnee lodge, or get your pulse up with a hike or bike ride along the river.

Duration:  2 hours

7
Yosemite Falls During your free time to explore Yosemite Village, you can choose to take a hike or walk around the base of Yosemite Falls to take in its beauty.

Duration:  5 minutes

8
Ansel Adams Gallery During your free time in Yosemite Village, you can choose to visit the famous photographer' gallery to view a collection of Ansel Adams' original photographs.

Duration:  5 minutes

Full morning and afternoon in Yosemite National Park, then back to San Francisco

1
Yosemite Valley Prepare to choose how you best want to spend the morning and afternoon within the park. Itching for a big hike? Looking to take part in a ranger program or interpretive walk? It's all up to you and your guide will give you all the best trails, tips and recommendations.

Duration:  3 hours

2
Glacier Point Have you ever wondered what Yosemite Valley looks like from above? Join your guide to the top of the world to reach Glacier Point. This is said to be one of the best views in the entire park and we want to make sure you don't miss it!

Duration:  60 minutes

3
Turlock After a full morning and afternoon in the park, it is time to say goodbye to the mountains. We will stop for a quick dinner in the Central Valley before heading into San Francisco.

Duration:  30 minutes

4
San Francisco Around 8-9pm we will back in the City by the Bay to drop you off at the same hotel we picked you up from.

Duration:  5 minutes

Cancellation Policy
If you cancel at least 15 day(s) before the scheduled departure time, you will receive a full refund.
If you cancel between 2 and 14 day(s) before the scheduled departure time, you will receive a 50% refund.
If you cancel within 1 day(s) of the scheduled departure, you will receive a 0% refund.
Additional info
•  Infants and small children can ride in a pram or stroller
•  Public transportation options are available nearby
•  Specialized infant seats are available
•  Suitable for all physical fitness levels
•  Tours are arranged on a demand basis and require a minimum of 5 passengers to guarantee departure
•  Guided tours are provided on both days of the tour
•  Due to hotel accommodations reserved in advance, any amendments to dates will incur penalties in accordance to the cancellation policy as detailed in the Terms and Conditions
•  Rooms in Yosemite Valley often sell out months in advance. If your choice of accommodation does happen to sell out, you will be offered similar accommodation at the Cedar Lodge
•  Important: Any dietary requirements should be entered in the Special Requirements field when booking this tour
•  One small overnight bag allowed per person (~13.5″x12″x11″)