Yosemite Valley, Giant Sequoias and Glacier Point Tour

4.9 / 5

10 reviews

Yosemite Valley, Giant Sequoias and Glacier Point Tour

From $149 per person

Experience the best of Yosemite National Park on this small-group tour. See the majestic waterfalls and famous viewpoints, then hike to the towering Giant Sequoias.

About this activity

Free cancellation
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Covid-19 precautions
Special health and safety measures apply. Learn more
Mobile ticketing
Use your phone or print your voucher
Duration 8 - 9 hours
Starting time 8:00 AM
Instant confirmation
Live tour guide
English
Pickup optional
You may choose to be picked up at The Pines Resort departing 8:00 AM or the Oakhurst Visitor Center (Visit Yosemite / Madera County) departing at 8:15 AM.
Small group
Limited to 15 participants

Experience

Itinerary
6.5 - 7.5 hours
  • El Portal

  • 45 minutes
  • Tunnel View (photo stop)

  • Glacier Point (photo stop)

  • Yosemite Falls (photo stop)

  • Cathedral Beach Picnic Area (lunch)

  • Tuolumne Grove Trailhead (hiking)

  • 45 minutes
  • El Portal

Pickup included
Main stop
Highlights
  • Experience Tunnel View, Yosemite’s most iconic viewpoint of Yosemite Valley, El Capitan, and Half Dome
  • Marvel at the panoramic views of Vernal Falls, Nevada Falls, and more
  • Savor a boxed lunch at the peaceful Cathedral Beach
  • Hike the breathtaking Tuolumne Grove of Giant Sequoias and witness a grove of towering trees
  • Enjoy the company of an expert guide and a small group of maximum 10 people
Full description
Discover the best that Yosemite National Park has to offer by joining a small-group tour led by a knowledgeable tour guide. Depart from either El Portal on highway 140 or Oakhurst on highway 41 and embark on a tour that showcases the awe-inspiring landmarks of Yosemite. Sit back and relax as your tour guide drives you towards Yosemite National Park. Arrive at Tunnel View to witness the most famous viewpoint in Yosemite Valley, El Capital, and Half Dome. Then, go towards Glacier Point where you’ll see breathtaking views of Half Dome, Vernal Falls, Nevada Falls, and more. Head back towards Yosemite Valley and make a photo stop at Yosemite Falls. Around noon, stop at the peaceful Cathedral Beach where you’ll get to enjoy an included boxed lunch. After, get ready to do more exploring. Head towards the Tuolumne Grove of Giant Sequoias where you will spend 2 hours hiking the 2.5 miles (4 kilometers) round-trip of the grove. Here you will find the majestic and towering sequoias, so make sure to take some photos. After exploring the grove, head back on the road. Your tour guide will drop you off at your original pick up location.
Includes
  • Pickup and drop-off from near El Portal (hwy 140) or Oakhurst (hwy 41)
  • Yosemite National Park entrance fee
  • Guide
  • Boxed lunch
  • Photo stops
  • Hike to Tuolumne Grove of Giant Sequoias (weather permitting)
  • Additional food and drinks
  • Tips
Covid-19 precautions
Safety measures in place
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
  • Customers must keep distance in vehicles
  • The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds
Traveler requirements
  • Customers are required to bring and wear masks
  • Customers will get a mandatory temperature check

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Meeting point

Parking: To park at Yosemite View Lodge for the duration of your tour, please use the following directions. After pulling into the main entrance of the hotel, make your first left and follow it all the way down to the parking lot at the end. Where to meet your tour: Please meet your tour directly outside the main lobby of Yosemite View Lodge. The lobby is located in the southwest corner of the main building and you'll see a shaded area outside where you can wait. Look for a white Incredible Adventures vehicle.

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Important information

What to bring

  • Hiking shoes
  • Water
  • Comfortable clothes

Know before you go

  • During certain winter months, the hike to the Giant Sequoias may not be offered due to snowpack levels
  • The grove hike is a well-paved path but people with health conditions or low levels of fitness should be aware
  • Upon exiting the grove, you must walk 1.2 miles (1.9 km) with 500 feet of elevation gain
  • Tours departing from Oakhurst will follow a reverse itinerary; if Mariposa Grove is open (currently closed) you will visit this grove instead
Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.9 / 5

based on 10 reviews

Review summary

  • Guide
    5.0/5
  • Transportation
    5.0/5
  • Value for money
    4.6/5
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We loved it! As far as the lunch provided by your company...suggest putting the onions separate or asking ahead as you do which type of sandwich if they want onions. Reason being it made other food taste like onions and entire lunch bag smell like onions. Many don’t like them. Otherwise lunch was good!

October 9, 2020

The van arrived a little early, and we were all there, so we took off to Yosemite a bit early and that's always good. The day was FULL and everything we expected it to be. The hike at Tuolumne Grove was a little harder than we thought it would be but it was fun!

July 18, 2020

Our guides were so funny and really loved their jobs They seemed to know everything about Yosemite and kept up a lively bantor.

August 23, 2020

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