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Yosemite 1-Day Tour

Yosemite 1-Day Tour

Yosemite 1-Day Tour

  • How do I book or make a reservation?

    You can book online to receive an online discount or call our office at  1-866-231-3752 or  1-415-357-0700. We require a valid credit card to hold all phone & internet reservations.

  • How do I pay for my tour?

    If you are reserving your tour online, your credit card will be charged. Reservations by phone require a credit card to hold your seat(s). You can also come to our SOMA office prior to the tour departure date and pay cash directly.

  • What types of payments do you accept?

    Credit Cards: We accept Visa, MasterCard and American Express credit cards. We also accept Debit cards with symbols of these card companies. 
    Cash: Guests can pay cash at our SOMA location for any tour.  

    Apologies, but we do not provide a travel or personal check payment option.

  • Will I get a discount if I book a second tour?

    Yes, you can get a up to $9 off your second tour. The $9 discount can be applied to Extranomical operated tours only. 

  • Is there any advantages by booking my tour online?

    You will get an automatic discount on your first tour when you book online at www.extranomical.com!

  • Can I cancel or change my reservation?

    Cancellations or changes must be made 72 hours before tour departure, or at least 10 days in advance if the reservation includes a hotel accommodation to get a partial refund. 

    Airport shuttle transfers, all Bay Cruises & Ferry Tickets,  Alcatraz Tours, Show tickets, Seaplane Tours are non-refundable. Cancellations and changes are subject to a 10% or $35 fee, depending on a tour. 

  • Where should I pick up the tickets for my tour?

    You don't need a ticket for most of our tours, vouchers are provided when they are needed. Most times your confirmation email is enough. We will specify in your email confirmation after you've booked the Yosemite tour what information you will need to have with you.

Our 1-day Yosemite tour from San Francisco is a great option to see this spectacular National Park, located 215 miles southeast of San Francisco. This Yosemite National Park tour is a bit more relaxed; we take a little more time by adding extra rest stops along the way in the agricultural region of the San Joaquin Valley. Our Yosemite buses hold about 45-50 passengers and offer individual seats, making this an easy day trip to enjoy the Yosemite Valley. Some of the beautiful attractions include Half-Dome, El Capitan, Bridalveil Falls, Three Brothers, Sentinel Rock, and more.

Once arriving in Yosemite National Park, you will hear a narrated tour of Yosemite Valley with a stop at Inspiration Point (Tunnel View), followed by an extended stop in the Yosemite Valley, where you have about two hours to relax, eat lunch, take an additional tour (seasonal), or stroll through the meadows and visit Yosemite Falls. In the winter, the itinerary is basically the same, but there are even more waterfalls to discover, and the scenery is just as beautiful. Make sure to wear shoes with good traction in case the trails are slippery during the winter.

For a smaller group tour and a more unique tour experience, check out our Total Yosemite Experience here.

Yosemite 1-Day Tour - Times Approximate

Morning 

·         Pick-up at hotel located in either downtown San Francisco or Fisherman's Wharf.

·         Depart San Francisco and cross the San Joaquin Valley

·         Break for breakfast (cost not included).

·         Start climbing the foothills of the Sierras and enter Yosemite National Park.

·         Start exploring Yosemite with your guide

Afternoon 

·         Continue to explore Yosemite Valley with your guide.

·         Then, explore Yosemite National Park on your own. Take a free shuttle to one of Yosemites famous sights. You can see most of the Yosemite Valley including El Capitan, Yosemite Falls and Half Dome.

·         Meet the group again and head back to San Francisco.

Evening  

·         Stop for dinner (cost not included).

·         Drop off at hotel located in either downtown San Francisco or Fisherman's Wharf.

Yosemite Bus Tour Available Daily (April 1 thru October 31)
Yosemite Bus Tour Available Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday, and Sunday (November through March 31)

Customer Reviews

Yosemite 1-Day Tour
– Jon S. on 10/17/2016

John and Curt were very knowledgeable and patient and made visiting Yosemite just a little bit more special!
– AGUSTIN M. on 10/12/2016

EVERYTHING OK.
– Lina G. on 09/15/2016

Great tour guide! Excellent logistics
– Carolyn P. on 09/09/2016

Our tour guide was knowledgeable and courteous. He arrived on time to pick us up, made sure of head counts every time we stopped, and generally did everything he could to make this a trip to remember. The information he shared was priceless.
– Janet H. on 09/03/2016

Ben is a very responsible and nice tour guide. He seemed experienced. He introduced and explained details about the places we visited. It was really nice having him leading the tour.
– Antonia F. on 08/10/2016

I've had a magnificent day visiting the beautiful Yosemite National Park. It was my first time to spend time here and although I only had a day to do so, this tour covered everything necesseray in my optionion. I was able to see all the "famous" sights and for the short time avaliable I think there was a good amount of time to be spent outside of the bus looking at the sequoias or the waterfall. John, our leader, probably was one of the main aspects though, why this trip has been so great. Never before have I experienced such a well-formed, educated, enthusiastic and at all times friendly (and not to forget extremely funny) tour guide. I travel a lot, but John has really gone the extra mile in my opinion. Not only have I learnt so much about the park, but also about Californa all together. Although the drive wan't a short one, I was to interested listening instead of sleeping. The vehicle (also very happy that it is environment friendly!) and organisation of everything has been extraordinary and I would defintely recommend this tour to anyone.
– GEUN YOUNG P. on 07/27/2016

One day tour was better than my expectation. Above all, guide's narration was funny and educational. Due to his passion, we could go lots of beautiful place. We stopped treasure island on way back. We saw the fantastic view of the sunset of SAN Francisco!
– Jodi M. on 07/22/2016

Steve was awesome, and very efficient!
– Ada V. on 07/15/2016

It was a perfect way to see tbe beauty of Yosemite.
PRICE
Tour Prices*Adults (12+)Children
Regular Price:$149$130
Internet Special:$139$122
ONLINE SAVINGS$10$8

*Tour prices do not include Yosemite park entrance fee of $10 & meals.

HIGHLIGHTS

  • Complimentary hotel pick-up
  • 3 - 4 hours inside Yosemite National Park
  • Fully guided tour
  • Visit Yosemite Valley
  • Tour Operator: Extranomical or 3rd Party
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