Best of Yosemite Valley Hiking Tour

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  • Day Trip
  • Group Tour
  • Pickup Service
  • E-Ticket
  • 8 hr

Learn to navigate the Valley like a professional on this fully guided day tour! Hike through Curry Village and along the Mist Trail to see the beautiful Vernal Fall. Stroll through Cooks Meadow and look up to see Half Dome looming over you. Enjoy an included boxed lunch while you hear the thundering of Yosemite Falls, and visit the Ahwahnee Hotel, a National Historic Landmark. Leave your car outside of the park and take our eco-friendly guided transportation instead. No need for a day-use reservation with Yosemite National Park, we have you covered.

Itinerary Details

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Stop At: Tunnel View

Begin your day with the most famous viewpoint in Yosemite Valley, Tunnel View. Marvel at the panoramic sights of El Capitan, Half Dome and Bridal Veil Falls.

Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: Vernal Fall

Arrive at Curry Village and hike 2 miles (3.2 kilometers) round trip on the Mist Trail to the Vernal Falls footbridge for a perfect view of Vernal Falls.

Duration: 2 hour

Stop At: Yosemite Falls

Enjoy a boxed lunch with a fantastic view of Yosemite Falls, the tallest waterfall in North America, then stroll to the Lower Yosemite Falls and into Cooks Meadow

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Ahwahnee Historic Building

Walk through Yosemite Village to the historic Ahwahnee Hotel, where you can experience the fascinating architecture and design that puts this hotel on the National Register of Historic Places.

Duration: 1 hour

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Stroll through Cooks Meadow on the way back to the van and revel in the beautiful cliff faces thousands of feet above you. A great opportunity to snap a few photos of Half Dome and Yosemite Falls!

Duration: 45 minutes

Stop At: El Capitan Meadow

After, stop in El Capitan Meadow to take photos of the breathtaking El Capitan and try to spot a few of the rock climbers before heading to the drop off locations.

Duration: 30 minutes
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