Outdoor activities in Yosemite National Park

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Outdoor Activities in Yosemite National Park

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6+ hours
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6+ hours
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Adventure Tours
4–6 hours
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Adventure Tours
4–6 hours
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3+ days
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5 hours
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€170.79
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  • Akshata Anil K
    1 contribution
    It was the most amazing day trip, well planned! Everything was done on time and the driver/guide was awesome, super friendly!
    Written 3 July 2022
    This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
  • Roslyn W
    Delray Beach, FL1 contribution
    Great trip except the trail to the tunnel sequoia tree was much farther than expected 2 mi one way. Coming back up a steep windy path was was almost scary cause places to sit and rest were far and few between.

    Water was not provided or available. Make sure to bring your own water…

    Great guide overall!
    Written 1 July 2022
    This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
  • Alex W
    8 contributions
    Brilliant (long!) day visiting Yosemite from San Fran, well worth it if you have a spare day. Our guide Kate was excellent and super knowledgable and went the extra mile to make sure everyone saw what they wanted, got their pictures and were comfortable at all times.
    Written 2 July 2022
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  • Stay663825
    Saint Johns, MI6 contributions
    Laura was a wonderful guide and driver! We had a beautiful day in Yosemite! We were able to see it all in one day! Great experience!
    Written 2 July 2022
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  • Que Anh N
    2 contributions
    Yosemite is gorgeous!
    We booked a day trip but after you done it you just wish to spend more time out there. 2 days would be ideal as the park offers a lot of walking tracks. And the night staying there will be an amasing experience.
    Written 21 June 2022
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  • 88johnboy123
    Barnstaple, UK5 contributions
    We had a fantastic 2 days on this Tour. James, the driver and Guide, was very knowledgeable and went out of his way to adapt to any needs or requests made by members of the Group. There were several stops on the 4 hour journey each way and always a chance to stock up for the next food break. Yosemite was awesome. Blown away by the incredible scenery. Mountains, cascading waterfalls, rivers, rocks, forests and meadows. Simply awesome. On the first day, we hiked to see the last remaining sequoia trees and made several spectacular viewing stops. We walked to Lower Yosemite Falls. We stayed overnight at Cedar Lodge. The restaurant was busy and was mainly fast food, but the meals were very hot and tasty. The rooms are clean but very dated indeed. But we were exhausted and just glad of a comfortable bed to rest our weary bodies. On Day 2, we were given the freedom to choose from a variety of options, which was neat. We bagged for the Mist Trail. This was an up and down hike to the bridge and then steeper and eventually actual steps right up to the top of the beautiful waterfall. The whole hike was amazing, with incredible views and fast flowing river. The rainbows in the spray mist were lovely. Again by the time we got back to the car park, we were ready for lunch and a well deserved rest. Finally, we hiked back to Ahwahnee Hotel. On the way we saw and got photos of a small brown bear. Very exciting. To complete the trip, we stopped to see 2 climbers high up on El Capitan. Wow. There were a group of guys watching their ascent through fixed binoculars and zoom lens cameras, so we got a great view with them. Then it was back to San Francisco. A immensely memorable 2 days. Thoroughly recommend!
    Written 12 June 2022
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  • Ceedee
    London, UK16 contributions
    Had an awesome day exploring Yosemite with our excellent guide Laura! We saw all we wanted to and so much more! Laura gave us so much information and took us to great spots for photos as well as taking lots of snaps of the 3 of us too! Given we only had 2 days this was a great day to see it all and boy did we! Compared to the second day where we toured ourselves and hardly got to anything this was a great decision to tour with Crossroads and Laura!
    The comms before hand is a little patchy, trying to get email responses to questions was a challenge but that’s no mark on the tour itself, I’d just say call rather than email if you have questions and recommend the office team are a little more proactive with their checking of the inbox maybe!
    Once again, Laura and the tour were absolutely brilliant! So glad we did it! 🙌🏻
    Written 13 April 2022
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  • WCT57
    Leawood, KS119 contributions
    Great from the start. Office staff kept in touch with us, made us feel welcome and helpful getting us to park early.

    Daniel our guide was just perfect. He's the perfect guy for the role. Great people skills, knows the park and entire area as he's lived there his entire life. He made our day a true adventure.

    Hit all the important spots, met our list of must do's and took tge time to make sure we were happy.

    Yosemite is a big park with much to see this type of tour makes sure you don't miss anything. Plus no one has to drive!! Yeah!!!
    Written 26 June 2022
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  • Robert H
    1 contribution
    Our Yosemite Tour experience was far more exciting and enjoyable than we had even imagined! Our tour guide “Snowshoe John” was amazing with his endless knowledge and detailed information of not only our destination area, but so much more all throughout the trip. What a wonderful personality and professional attitude. Everything was on time and flawless It couldn’t have been better!
    Written 10 June 2022
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  • ubeev
    Port Washington, NY3 contributions
    Trip and driver/guide was great bus was a little better than a school bus uncomfortable ,suspension was awful
    Written 11 July 2019
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  • C K
    1 contribution
    Visited all the historic places. Stopped at all the scenic views. Julie was very knowledgeable about the park and all the hiking and adventures. We especially liked her sharing her telescope with us to spot rock climbers on El Capitan. Definitely an extra bonus. Lunch was plentiful and delicious. We really enjoyed having a smaller group and ample space on the bus.
    Written 19 June 2022
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  • santosh k
    6 contributions
    Our guide-cum-driver Shabil was very informative and professional. He made our 15 hour journey enjoyable and comfortable! We recommend him!
    Written 9 April 2022
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  • Dan
    Titusville, FL13 contributions
    The park is beautiful and amazing. Our guide, Mick, was great and very knowledgeable. It turned out to be a private tour for us. Overall a great experience.
    Written 30 January 2022
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  • Leonard L
    Philadelphia, PA10 contributions
    Caber was a great guide. He engaged our teenagers (no small feat) and set a pace for us that was challenging, but not too difficult. We saw the 'greatest hiots' of Yosemite' but also some hidden gems. Highly recommend!
    Written 20 June 2022
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  • Gemma R
    1 contribution
    We booked this excursion as we had never been to Yosemite before and really didn’t know what to expect and where to start.
    We have a 10 and 6 year old and didn’t want to go off wandering aimlessly and also I read about the parking being very busy so we didn’t want to spend all our time looking for spaces, driving to and from the main spots.

    Nate was our guide and he was a walking encyclopaedia on everything Yosemite! We went at our own pace and rested when needed .We done a couple of small walks (1 mile or so) whilst seeing some of the waterfalls and valley floor. We also jumped in and out of a car ,that sat us all comfortably, to see a good few more sights such as El Capitan, half dome, tunnel view etc.
    We feel like we done all the major attractions and Nate gave us lots of ideas of where to return and hike too the following day, which we did.
    We learnt so much from Nate, all of which my children found very interesting and remembered all the facts much better than I did!

    The lunch organised by Echo Tours was fresh and tasty and great value. Also the entire booking process and communication was perfect, we are so very glad we found Echo Tours when we were looking.
    We would highly recommend this tour and Nate, many thanks again for a fantastic day.
    Written 16 April 2022
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