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Yosemite Valley Small-Group Tour

 

Small-group tour of Yosemite National Park.

TRIP DATES:

Custom Dates Between May 19 – October 15

Trip Length

6-8 Hours

Intensity

Level 2

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Group Size

Up to 8 People

For larger groups, contact us.

$279 Per Person

 

 

Join Good Trip Adventures for an awe-inspiring small-group exploration of the iconic Yosemite Valley. Immerse yourself in the splendor of towering cliffs, majestic waterfalls, and the lush landscapes that make Yosemite a natural wonder. Our expert guides will unveil the secrets of this breathtaking valley.

Included
  • Round Trip Transportation from Oakhurst
  • Private, medically trained naturalist guide
  • Snacks and water refills
  • Park Entry

 

Not Included
  • Gratuity for Your Guide
  • Lunch (please bring a lunch or purchase lunch at a grab-and-go shop)
Highlights

We’ll head into the park, stopping along the way to take in views of the iconic rock formations, spot wildlife, and learn about the park’s natural and human history. Stops today include Wawona, the Pohono Trail by Tunnel View, Bridalveil Falls, Cook’s Meadow, Mirror Lake, Curry Village, Yosemite Falls, and El Capitan.

Hassle-Free Adventure

Our Yosemite Valley Small Group Day Tour ensures a stress-free and convenient experience. Enjoy comfortable transportation, ensuring a scenic drive to the valley without the hassle of navigating unfamiliar roads. We handle all the details, including permits, so you can focus on the sheer magnificence of Yosemite.

Intimate Group Size

For an authentic and personalized experience, our small-group tours are limited to 8 guests. If we fall below the minimum spots booked, registrants can opt for a private tour or receive a full refund—offering flexibility for your adventure plans.

Convenient Pick-Up Locations

We can pick up from any hotel within 30 minutes of Oakhurst or Fish Camp. Staying outside this area? No problem! You can meet us in town and hop into the van from there!

Experience Level

Participants should comfortably handle a moderate walk of 4-6 miles throughout the day, with moderate elevation changes, to make the most of their adventure.

Expert Guides

At Good Trip Adventures, our expert guides are not just knowledgeable; they are passionate about Yosemite Valley. From the geological wonders to the unique flora and fauna, they ensure you develop a deeper connection with the valley’s mesmerizing landscapes.

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Embark on a journey that immerses you in the heart of Yosemite Valley. Our guides are naturalists, geologists, and storytellers, creating a day filled with learning and connection amidst the breathtaking landscapes.

Trip FAQ’s

What will we see?

Yosemite National Park, nestled in the Sierra Nevada mountains of California, is a breathtaking natural wonderland renowned for its towering granite cliffs, cascading waterfalls, and diverse ecosystems. Home to iconic landmark views such as El Capitan, Half Dome, and Yosemite Falls. Throughout the day your group may see stops such as Tunnel View, Bridalveil Falls, the Ansel Adams Gallery, and peer through a spotting scope at rock climbers hanging midway up the face of El Capitan! Alternatively, your group may opt to do a longer day such as Yosemite Falls or Nevada Falls Trail with gorgeous views of the rolling smooth granite mountains and incredible waterfalls.  Along the way, your naturalist guide will share histories of the gold rush, Ahwahneechee people, and give fun facts about the flora and fauna in the area.

When will we be picked up?

Pick ups begin at the designated start time listed when you booked your trip. Your stop may be anytime within a half hour from that time. Your guide will message you about a day in advance to confirm more precise timing, which is based on the number of folks in the group and their pick up locations.

Can we adjust the start time or trip length?

We will stick to our pickup time and trip length for our small-group tours. For a fully customized trip, we recommend considering our private tour options.

What do we do for lunch?

We suggest that you pack a lunch and snacks throughout the day. Most trips also include a stop around lunchtime where you can purchase a grab-and-go option.

What should I bring?

Reusable water bottle, sunscreen, day pack, layers to adjust to changing temperatures, camera, gratuity for your guide

Are there age requirements?

They say age is just a number and we (mostly) agree! However, group dynamic considerations, we do have a minimum age of 8 on our small group departures. But there’s no maximum!

If you have someone under 8 in your group, we can accommodate all ages on a private adventure, so let’s talk!

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