Yosemite National Park Day Trip From San Francisco
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Yosemite National Park Day Trip From San Francisco



Experience sightseeing in Yosemite National Park from San Francisco with a guided tour of Yosemite Valley and plenty of time to explore on your own


  • Full­-day trip to Yosemite National Park from San Francisco
  • Choose from a range of activities at Yosemite, including walking or relaxing at the visitors center
  • Scenic drive through the Sierra Nevada mountain range
  • Views of Bridalveil Falls, El Capitan, and Half Dome


  • Driver­-guide and commentary
  • Yosemite National Park entrance fee
  • 1 hour guided bus tour of Yosemite Valley and 3 hours of free time
  • Rest stops
  • Hotel pickup from select San Francisco hotels (only with confirmation from the Gray Line reservations staff)


  • Optional gratuities
  • Food and drinks

Please Note

  • Buses are air-conditioned and the size of the bus depends on the number of passengers booked for that particular day. There are 28, 40, and 56 seat vehicles used for this tour.

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4.1 / 5   overall customer review rating
Jan 28 2019
reviewed by a Gray Line customer
Jan 03 2019
good service and you could see a good part of the national park
reviewed by Benjamin Venegas
Dec 31 2018
Have seen beautiful memorable sights. Driver Antonio was awesone, did everything to please his clients.
reviewed by ronny bakker
Nov 12 2018
Every visited point were beautiful. I could make good memories.
reviewed by Takahiro Fujino
Sep 26 2018
Antonio was our driver and he was fantastic. Very knowledgeable and kept us up to date with everything going on throughout the tour. He went out of his way to ensure our trips were memorable
reviewed by Alison Stewart
Sep 23 2018
I went into this with low expectations based on online reviews that complained about it being a long bus trip, not exactly a "tour" of Yosemite, etc. But in actuality, it was completely as advertised. Yes, it's a long trip (5 hours each way including a stop of about 45 minutes), but it didn't seem so bad. Our driver/"tour guide", Chabli, was great and had an awesome playlist of music going.If you go into this with expectation set that you will not see the entire park, and you will have about 3 hours to do on your own in Yosemite Valley, then it really delivers well.
reviewed by a Gray Line customer
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One of the great natural wonders of the world, Yosemite National Park and its spectacular valley have an unforgettable impact on everyone who visits. Travel from San Francisco through California's agricultural Central Valley and into the Sierra Foothills where 49ers panned for gold. Follow the beautiful Merced River to the majestic Sierra Nevada Mountains. Glaciers cut through these mountains forming the spectacular granite monuments you will see throughout the park, including breath taking waterfalls and Half Dome.

Take in some of the most breathtaking sights California has to offer in this one day tour departing San Francisco to Yosemite National Park. Travel in comfort on a coach bus and enjoy a rest stop in the Central Valley where you can take an opportunity to grab a picnic lunch to enjoy in the park! Upon arriving to the National Park Entrance, take a scenic drive through the park and enjoy a photo stop at one of Yosemite Valley's most famous viewpoints overlooking the entire Yosemite Valley, Bridalveil Falls, El Capitan, and Half Dome. As you travel down to the Yosemite Valley, get up close to El Capitan and Bridalveil falls.

Next, enjoy 3 hours of free time in the Yosemite Valley, where you can take in stellar views of North America's tallest waterfall, Yosemite Falls and hike to the base of the Lower Falls. The Yosemite Valley offers various lunch opportunities, hiking trails, bike rentals, museums, and a number of stops to take advantage of the free shuttle service which will give you access to other parts of the park. This one day tour allows you ample opportunities to see all Yosemite National Park has to offer.

Return to San Francisco includes a rest stop

Pickup & Starting Points

Please see detailed pickup and starting point information when you complete your booking.


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