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Yosemite Valley Floor Tour

Yosemite Lodge at the Falls, Yosemite National Park, CA 95389
+1 209-372-4386
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Excellent overview of the Park

We scheduled a tour for 3:00 to as we were just getting into the Park... We had a hard time finding... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Sandra O
The Best Possible Way to see Yosemite

While taking a cross country trip, my husband and I had to be somewhere on Memorial Day Weekend... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
fjmeschubert
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  • Excellent71%
  • Very good22%
  • Average4%
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Yosemite Lodge at the Falls, Yosemite National Park, CA 95389
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We scheduled a tour for 3:00 to as we were just getting into the Park... We had a hard time finding a parking place (the worst of the whole experience) but once on the tour it was well worth the money. A Park Ranger gives...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

While taking a cross country trip, my husband and I had to be somewhere on Memorial Day Weekend, and it ended up being Yosemite. I know. The traffic was horrendous. So thank goodness, we left the driving to the Tour Yosemite guide. Better him than...More

Thank fjmeschubert
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is a nice intro to the park. We did it as our final activity for the week after hiking our way through the park so for the most part we had already seen most of what the tour covered. If we visit again with...More

Thank Skeslack
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

For people who are visiting that park without the intention of scaling any of the mountains, the floor tour is highly recommended. the guides divulge great information of the valley and also stop at excellent locations offering the best panoramic views.

Thank Anirudh_Anand
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

#1: Buy your tickets in advance because this tour consistently sells out. If you don't, they start a standby list (in the lodge) 30 minutes prior to each tour time. #2: Be sure you have LOTS of time for traffic and parking before your scheduled...More

Thank MaineTraveler2017
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Park Ranger was informative and the tour in an open tram was terrific on a sunny bright day. Too many cars crowed on the roads led to frustration of park ranger when stopping, understandably.

Thank Gerard P
Reviewed 22 May 2017

This tour was 2 hours in duration and our tour guide was Ranger Christine. We hit all the great spots of Yosemite Valley......stopping along the way for points of interest (El Capitan climbers, photo opp's, etc). Christine was knowledgeable of the park and clearly loves...More

Thank BAShannon1
Reviewed 22 May 2017

We reserved this tour before we left for our trip and it was a great introduction to the park. Bill Fontana, our tour guide, was exceptional. He was so knowledgeable and provided many interesting facts while driving us to most of the highlights in the...More

Thank walkaday65
Reviewed 18 May 2017

A two hour tour of the Yosemite Valley Floor with lots of interesting information, commentary and tidbits along the way. The way to go if you only have a brief time to visit or want the insiders view of this amazing place. Keep in mind,...More

Thank Yellydaizy
Reviewed 17 May 2017

Follow the instructions you get when you book the tour. Getting to the meeting spot early, sunscreen, drinks/ snacks hats. The buses are open topped, so if you're going in the afternoon, you'll be suffering if you don't have a hat and sunscreen. The buses...More

Thank marmac_10
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njpaulb
Best driving route from San Francisco to Yosemite? Hello. We will be driving from San Francisco airport to Yosemite the end of June. First time visiting. Which route would people recommend, for nicest views?
16 May 2017|
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Response from Janice A | Reviewed this property |
I took the train and bus so I'm unable to reply.
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m_yosri
We will be driving from vegas to yosemite for a 2 nights stay in yosemite, we are very interested in the Yosemite Valley Floor Tour, but I'm not sure if I should book it the same day of arrival say by 3:00pm or let it be the next morning, to give us a slake to check in our accommodation and rest a while from the long drive
14 April 2017|
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Response from LSUTraveller | Reviewed this property |
We drove in from Oakland and took the 2 pm tour the same day. It was a nice respite for me (driver). It lasts about 2 hours and will give you some perspective on other sites to see during your stay. There are about 5 stop... More
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