Full-Day Small Group Yosemite & Glacier Point Tour Including Hotel Pickup

Departing Fresno or Oakhurst, this 9-hour tour of Yosemite National Park covers some of the Yosemite Valley's natural highlights. Capture photos of Bridalveil Falls, Half Dome, Yosemite Falls and Yosemite’s high country, and hike down the 4-Mile Trail between spring and fall. Lunch, entrance fees, and hotel pickup and drop-off are included.

per adult from

$197

NZD

Duration

9 hours

Pickup

Hotel pickup available

Voucher

Mobile ticket

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  • What's included :
    • Hotel pickup and drop-off
    • Sports Refillable Water Bottle or Bottled Water
    • Lunch: Your choice of turkey, vegetarian or dagwood (combination of several meats) sandwich
    • Entry/Admission - Yosemite Valley
    What's excluded :
    • Gratuities
  • This is a typical itinerary for this product

    Stop At: Fresno, Fresno, California

    Your day begins with pickup in either Fresno, Oakhurst, or Fish Camp aboard a comfortable touring vehicle. From here, enjoy a scenic journey to Yosemite, entering through the park’s Southgate entrance.

    Duration: 1 hour

    Stop At: Glacier Point, Yosemite Lodge Resort origin, Yosemite National Park, CA

    Stop at Chinquapin and Glacier Point, an overlook offering remarkable views of Yosemite Valley, Half Dome, Yosemite Falls, and Yosemite’s high country. After a short walk, you can gaze over the valley, including Curry Village and the renowned Majestic Yosemite Hotel (formerly the Ahwahnee), and take in picture-perfect views of the surrounding mountaintops.

    Duration: 30 minutes

    Stop At: Yosemite Valley, 9035 Village Dr, Yosemite National Park, CA 95389-9912

    Between spring and fall, you also have the option of hiking Glacier Point’s 4-Mile Trail, which ends on Southside Drive. From here, simply hop on a shuttle or continue across the Swinging Bridge to Yosemite Valley Lodge, where you’ll meet back up with your guide.

    For those who’d prefer to stay on the bus, you'll make your way down to the Yosemite Valley.

    Duration: 15 minutes

    Stop At: Tunnel View, Wawona Road, Yosemite National Park, CA 95389

    Starting from the Tunnel View to take in spectacular views.

    Duration: 5 minutes

    Pass By: Bridalveil Falls, Yosemite National Park, CA

    Enjoy views of Bridalveil Falls, The Chapel, Sentinel Bridge, El Capitan..

    Pass By: Half Dome, Yosemite National Park, CA

    and views of Half Dome and Yosemite Falls.

    Stop At: Yosemite Falls, Yosemite National Park, CA

    The group will then break for lunch, along with an easy walk to the base of Yosemite Falls. You’ll also have time to peruse the souvenir gift shops.

    Duration: 1 hour

    Stop At: El Capitan, Yosemite National Park, CA

    After dining, you'll pay a visit to the meadows in front of El Capitan to see if anyone is rock climbing, an extremely popular park activity.

    Duration: 20 minutes

    Pass By: Merced River, Yosemite Valley, Yosemite National Park, CA 95389

    Next, continue on with a drive alongside the Merced River and learn a bit about President Theodore Roosevelt’s 3-night camping trip with naturalist John Muir, who successfully lobbied for the creation of Yosemite National Park.

    Stop At: Pioneer Yosemite History Center, Route 41, Wawona, Yosemite National Park, CA 95389

    Your return trip includes a stop at The Pioneer Village History Center for some exploring and also a visit to the historical landmark Wawona Hotel, a perfect place for viewing the park’s young sequoias.

    Duration: 30 minutes

    Stop At: Fresno, Fresno, California

    The tour concludes with a ride back to either Fresno or Oakhurst.

    Duration: 1 hour

  • Departure Point :
    Traveler pickup is offered
    FRESNO DEPARTURE - Hotels in the River Park Area, Fresno Airport Area and Fresno Downtown area. Hotels near Hwy 99 will have to meet us at In and Out Burger parking lot at 8110 N Blackstone Avenue, OAKHURST DEPARTURE - (Coarsegold) - Chuckchansi Gold Resort and Casino. (Oakhurst) - America's Best Value Inn, Chateau de sureau, Best Western, Oakhurst Lodge, Southgate Hotel, Yosemite Sierra Inn, Comfort Inn, Narrow Gauge Inn ( Bass Lake) Pines Resort, World Mark ( El Portal ) - Yosemite View Lodge and Cedar Lodge. (Mariposa) Miners Inn, Best Western, Quality Inn and all other smaller locations on Hwy 140 in Mariposa, Happy Burger 5120 CA -140 for those staying in area AirB&Bs. FISH CAMP DEPARTURE- Tenaya Lodge, Bed and Breakfast places on Hwy 41, Fish Camp General Store, Redwoods in Wawona and Yosemite West.
    Return Detail :
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    Hotel Pickup :
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Glacier Point is usually closed during winter from November to April. Any of the tour highlights may be closed due to weather or construction. We will do our best to show alternative sites.
    • Children must be accompanied by an adult
    • Child rate applies only when accompanied by 2 paying adults
    • Parents with small children must provide car seats and/or booster seats if necessary
    • Infants from 0-1 years must be in the back seat strapped into a rear-facing car seat until they reach 20 pounds
    • Children between 1-8 years (or heaver than 20 pounds) must be in in the back seat (some exceptions apply) and strapped into either: - A rear-facing car seat until they reach the maximum height/weight limit for the seat - A front-facing car seat with a 5 point harness until they reach the maximum height/weight limit for the seat - A booster seat if under 4 feet 9 inches and over the height/weight limit for a car seat - A regular seat belt in the back seat if taller than 4 feet 9 inches
    • - Seniors must bring the Senior Park Pass with them
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Stroller accessible
    • Service animals allowed
    • Near public transportation
    • Most travelers can participate
    • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
    • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
    • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 12 travelers
    • Face masks required for travelers in public areas
    • Face masks required for guides in public areas
    • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
    • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
    • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
    • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
    • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
    • Guides required to regularly wash hands
    • Regular temperature checks for staff
    • Temperature checks for travelers upon arrival
    • 3 questions that apply to you and everyone in your group to which your answer should be NO . 1. ...been diagnosed with COVID 19 ? 2. .. been asked to quarantine ? 3. ..you been in contact with anyone with COVID 19 ?
  • You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
  • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.

Language

English

Age Req.

-

Fitness Req.

None

Group Size

15

Organised by Crossroads Tours

Activity ID: V-18808P1

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