15-Hours Yosemite National Park Tour
Tour Code: GOL-SFO-355
Duration: 1 Day
Tour Guide: English
- 7 Days left
Experience: UNESCO, Family
Extra (Excluded): Wifi, Meal etc...
Tour Guide:Chinese, English
Daily (2021-06-12 To 2022-03-31)
Half Dome Cliffs
Giant Sequoias (trail conditions permitting)
Yosemite Valley Floor
- Vaccination certificate or a negative nucleic acid test within 3 days before the departure date.
Travel by climate controlled coach, just 200 miles east of San Francisco, and enjoy a wide array of photo opportunities along the scenic drive to the beautiful Yosemite National Park.
⧫ Yosemite Falls - At 2,450 feet it is the highest in California and one of the highest in the world
⧫ Half Dome Cliffs - A granite dome located at the eastern end of Yosemite Valley, it is Yosemite's most
familiar sight. The granite crest rises more than 4,737ft above the valley floor.
⧫ Cathedral Rocks - Suggest the architecture of the Gothic cathedrals. Immediately behind these rocks are
two “slender and beautiful columns of granite,” which are about 800 feet high and 200-300 feet in
diameter. The summits of the rock and the spires are about 3,000 feet above the valley.
⧫ El Capitan - This is a 3,500 feet granite rock face where the group can watch rock climbers on the ultimate 4-7 day climbing challenge.
*Please note: The visit of all of the above mentioned highlights is not guaranteed on each tour - depending on weather and traffic.
A vertical rock formation located on the northern side of Yosemite Valley and National Park is called El Captain. It is linked with the mountain range of Sierra Nevada.
Half Dome is located at Yosemite National Park in the famous state of California; it is basically a granite dome, the crest of the granite is 4,737 ft. above the floor of the valley.
A prominent and well-known landmark present in California (state of US) is Independence Rock. It is located in Wyoming.
In Yosemite National Park, there is a highest waterfall known as Yosemite Falls. It has a height of 739 meters and 1.647 meters of elevation.
The Sierra Nevada Mountains of California are linked with the range of Mountains towards Yosemite National Park. The Tunnel View, Ancient sequoias and giant mountains are the reason that grabs tourists towards this place.
The order of itinerary may change without any notice depending on weather situations or for some other unforeseen circumstances.
The order of activities held during the tour is planned by the tour guide. So, it may be different from what is mentioned on the tour page. On fewer occasions, Tour Guide has to skip an attraction or few during the tour depending on weather, traffic, group interest or some other reason.
Some attractions are seasonal. So, when they are closed they will be replaced with some other attraction.
You can skip some optional activities during the tour and plan something on your own. Make sure that you coordinate with Tour guide and stay with the group with next activity. Please note you cannot stay on the bus if you skip some optional activity.
Probable hotel names are mentioned in the itinerary. It can be similar or a different hotel of the similar rating. Exact Hotel details can only be provided one day before the departure.
Maximum 4 people of any age can stay in 1 Room in the hotel.
These tours are conducted in a group. A group can have people of several cultures. We expect each person to coordinate with Tour guide to make sure things are on track.
Though attractions are optional but you have to at least take 2 attractions.
- Guided tour to Yosemite National park in luxury coach bus
- Entrance fees to Yosemite National park
- Knowledgeable tour guide
- Hotel pick up and drop off
- Food and Beverages
- Tips and Gratuities
All the prices are listed in USD.
Tour display price is based on double occupancy. It is the price each person will pay if a group of two is traveling.
Prices may change without any notice.
Prices include hotel accommodation, transportation and taxes.
Admission Tickets to different places and meals are NOT included in the tour price.
Mandatory Tip for tour guide and driver are NOT included.
Only the tour guide can purchase entrance tickets for you. Pre-purchased tickets are NOT acceptable.
A free (i.e. Buy 2 Get 1 Free) person, not showing up on a departure date will result in a penalty. The penalty is usually the fourth person price, but it varies. Free person has to pay for some admission tickets that is included in the tour package price of Paid Person.
There must be at least one passenger of 18 years for every booking made with GoldenBusTours. For Children between the age group of 2 to 14 years, a different price will be charged. Please refer to Child price on our pricing calendar. Child Age may vary between different bus operators. Maximum 4 people of any age can stay in 1 Room in the hotel. If the 5th person is infant you will be charged normally then with the second room as an expense.
Activities are optional though, but each customer has to participate in 2 activities at least. No city pass allowed. Some attractions are mandatory. Each customer has to take part in them and have to pay for them in cash.
Arrive at departure location 10 to 15 minutes before the mentioned time to make sure you catch the bus on time. If in case you are late, the bus will not wait for you at the location and ultimately you will miss the entire tour (no refund in this case).
Return time on the website is just an estimation. Expect some variation always. Time may change depending on traffic and weather situations
There is a possibility that tour operator may use a shuttle to drop you off at the return location. It usually happens in the case of multiple return locations.
You can leave the tour at any place only after signing a Tour Departure Form for leaving the tour early.
Please note that price will stay the same even if you leave the tour early.
If you have booked a pre-tour hotel stay, then you will have to arrange your own transport from hotel to departure location.
If you have booked extra night hotel after the tour, then you will arrange transport from drop off point to hotel.
On West Coast tours some bus operators have a lot of departure locations. A slow start is expected on these tours.
Cancellation and Refund Policy
Free cancellation 8 days before departure date.
No Refund in case you miss the bus for any reason including flight delay.
Note: 6% processing and handling fee will apply to all refunds. This is the fee that our company bear at the time of processing the original transaction.
Reservation, Booking & Redemption
Reschedule any time before 7 days. Once reschedule it can not be altered or cancelled.
Follow Tour Guide instructions for COVID. Be cooperative.
How do I set up a hotel pick up?
Please confirm your hotel pick up at least 48 hours prior to departure. You will receive the specific details and contact information after redeeming your voucher online.
What to wear?
We recommend you to dress in layers & comfortable shoes
What kind of transportation is it?
You will be traveling in a coach bus with a tour guide.
How long is the tour?
The tour is approximately 15 hours long.
Will there be time set apart for lunch?
You will have a stop in Yosemite Valley to explore on your own or have lunch. You can also bring packed lunch with you.