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El Capitan is the largest exposed-granite monolith in the world and among the most popular rock-climbing destinations in the US. Rising 3,593 feet (1095 meters) above Yosemite Valley, El Capitan was once considered impossible to climb. However, since Warren Harding first conquered the "nose" in 1958, El Capitan has become the standard for big-wall climbing.

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Yosemite National Park and Giant Sequoias Day Trip from San Francisco

Yosemite National Park and Giant Sequoias Day Trip from San Francisco

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Discover the rugged beauty of the Sierra Nevada on this full-day trip to Yosemite National Park from San Francisco. Travel aboard a comfortable van through historic Gold Rush towns to reach the park, where you’ll be amazed by supersized natural wonders like Yosemite Falls and the granite cliffs of Half Dome and El Capitan. Take a hike among ancient sequoia trees, and enjoy several hours to explore the park’s wonders on your own.
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  • 14 to 15 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$189.00
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$189.00
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Full-Day Small Group Yosemite & Glacier Point Tour Including Hotel Pickup

Full-Day Small Group Yosemite & Glacier Point Tour Including Hotel Pickup

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Get acquainted with the landmarks and highlights of Yosemite National Park during this 9-hour day tour from Fresno or Oakhurst. Travel into the Yosemite Valley through the Southgate, then spend the day viewing and photographing some of the valley's best features such as Bridalveil Falls, Half Dome, Yosemite Falls and Yosemite’s high country.  Hike down the 4-Mile Trail (during the spring to fall) or choose to remain on the bus. Lunch will be provided and can be eaten along the trail. National Park entrance fees included.
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  • 9 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$159.00
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$159.00
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Yosemite National Park - Full Day Tour from San Francisco
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Yosemite National Park - Full Day Tour from San Francisco

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Visit Yosemite National Park on this day trip from San Francisco. Upon arrival in the state's most famous national park have, lunch (own expense) or skip straight to the park to begin exploring. Follow your guide bus tour of the area and discover the park's charms on your own during your visit. Pickup from select San Francisco hotels is included.
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  • 14 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$169.00
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$169.00
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Small Group Yosemite and Giant Sequioas Day Trip from San Francisco
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Small Group Yosemite and Giant Sequioas Day Trip from San Francisco

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Travel by minibus from San Francisco to Yosemite National Park on a small-group day trip to one of the most visually stunning places on earth—considered the crown jewel of America’s national parks. This full-day itinerary takes you through the orchards of the Central Valley to Yosemite Valley, stopping first for a stroll through a grove of giant sequoias. Find plenty of photo ops of Half Dome, El Capitan, and Yosemite Falls. Numbers are limited to 15 passengers to ensure a personalized experience with your knowledgeable guide.
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  • 14 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$189.00
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$189.00
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Yosemite Valley Small Group Orientation Tour

Yosemite Valley Small Group Orientation Tour

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Leave your car outside the park and take our eco-friendly guided transportation instead. With departures from both Highway 120 & Highway 140, seeing Yosemite National Park has never been easier. After picking you up from our partner hotels on Highway 120 (Groveland, CA) or Highway 140 (El Portal, CA), we will drive approximately 45 minutes to reach Yosemite Valley. On the way, you'll hear about the history and geology of Yosemite National Park before stopping for photos at El Capitan. Before being set free for a day of hiking and exploration, our expert guides will provide a park orientation & hiking briefing so you'll be prepared to hit the best trails and find the best viewpoints. Once you've hit the trails, taken a dip in the Merced River and gotten all the photos of Half Dome and El Cap you could desire, we will head back to your original pickup location to drop you off.
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  • 7 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$79.00
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1 day Yosemite and Giant Sequoia Tour from Groveland

1 day Yosemite and Giant Sequoia Tour from Groveland

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This experience to the towering granite cliffs and gushing waterfalls of Yosemite National Park and its Giant Sequoias takes off 365 days a year. This is the only 1-day Yosemite Valley tour from San Francisco where you will experience the solitude of the Tuolumne Grove of Giant Sequoias, the largest living things on the Earth. Your heart will race as you enter Yosemite Valley for 5 glorious hours to enjoy Lower Yosemite, Nevada and Bridalveil falls, then take some moments at El Capitan, Half Dome and other iconic monuments.
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  • 7 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$119.00
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$119.00
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Small-Group Day Trip to Yosemite from Lake Tahoe

Small-Group Day Trip to Yosemite from Lake Tahoe

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Explore the scenic highlights of Yosemite National Park on a full-day, small-group guided trip from Lake Tahoe with a lunchtime picnic beside Cascade Falls. Capture unforgettable images of the park’s soaring rock walls and craggy peaks then enjoy an invigorating hike to Yosemite Falls or Bridalveil Falls, where high-mountain rivers tumble from sheer granite cliffs. Spot rock climbers scaling the face of El Capitan, watch for deer in alpine meadows, and take in the timeless beauty of California’s High Sierra mountains.
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  • 14 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$250.00
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$250.00
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Guided Yosemite Hiking Excursion
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Guided Yosemite Hiking Excursion

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Explore the stunning trails of Yosemite National Park on this guided hiking excursion. Select a specific hike for your skill level, with options ranging from beginner to strenuous, and enjoy the views from Glacier Point, Sentinel Dome, El Capitan, Half Dome and more. Immerse yourself in the natural wonders of this renowned landscape as you hike in the fresh air. An experienced guide will provide insightful commentary along the way.
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  • 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$175.00
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5-Day Northern California National Parks and Yosemite Tour from San Francisco

5-Day Northern California National Parks and Yosemite Tour from San Francisco

The only small group tour to explore five National Parks in five incredible days! On this epic, bucket-list tour from San Francisco you’ll stockpile memories from the sandy beaches of the Pacific Coast to the breathtaking granite cliffs of Yosemite National Park. You’ll experience the emerald beauty of Lake Tahoe, savor the tastes from Napa and Sonoma Valley wineries and gaze at the grandeur of soaring redwood trees in Muir Woods. Experience the most the prized destinations in Northern Californiaover 5 days and 4 nights. Your tour includes hotel accommodations, some meals and admission fees at all national parks and attractions..
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  • 5 days
  • Taking safety measures
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$1,862.40
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Yosemite Valley Private Hiking Tour

Yosemite Valley Private Hiking Tour

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Spend the day immersed in nature on a full-day hiking tour of Yosemite National Park. See the dramatic slopes of Half Dome and North Dome, experience the force of Yosemite Falls, and hike a variety trails to see Mirror Lake, and Spider Caves. Opt for a tour of an old Pioneer village and cemetery if you want. Guides carry water purification and first aid equipment and all profits form this tour support Yosemite youth summer camp programs.
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$117.00
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Yosemite One Day Trip 4 Hours in Park by Train and Bus

Yosemite One Day Trip 4 Hours in Park by Train and Bus

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Reach Yosemite easily from the Bay Area on this small-group tour from San Francisco. Avoid the cost of a rental car; you'll travel by bus and train to the park, where entrance fees are included and you'll be provided with a written tour guide. You can use your four hours there however you like, exploring at your leisure, before your return transportation.
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  • 15 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$149.00
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Yosemite National Park and Giant Sequoias - One Way (SF to Yosemite or v.v.)

Yosemite National Park and Giant Sequoias - One Way (SF to Yosemite or v.v.)

If you are needing a more flexible itinerary to experience the wild, natural beauty of Yosemite National Park this is the tour for you. This is the only Yosemite Valley tour from San Francisco where you can select your departure day and return day as separate segments. Enjoy plenty of free time to hike, bike and explore at your own pace. Guaranteed departures 365 days a year. Arrange your hotel separately, accommodations are NOT included in the tour.
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  • 8 to 9 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$109.00
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Yosemite National Park & Giant Sequoias 2-Day Semi-guided Tour (no accom)

Yosemite National Park & Giant Sequoias 2-Day Semi-guided Tour (no accom)

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Maximize your experience to the wild, natural beauty of Yosemite National Park with an overnight stay in the park. This is the only Yosemite Valley tour from San Francisco where you will experience the solitude of the Tuolumne Grove of Giant Sequoias, the largest living things on the Earth. After getting your bearings on a guided tour to Yosemite, you’ll enjoy plenty of free time during your two days and a night to hike, bike and explore at your own pace. Capture incredible photos of Yosemite, Nevada and Bridalveil falls, then move on to the granite monuments of El Capitan, Half Dome and more. Guaranteed departures 365 days a year. Arrange your hotel separately, accomodations are NOT included in the tour.
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  • 2 days
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$218.00
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Yosemite National Park - One Way Trip

Yosemite National Park - One Way Trip

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Skip the hassle of driving and enjoy a relaxed journey from San Francisco to Yosemite National Park. This one-way service is via comfortable, Wi-Fi-equipped coach, includes photo stops, and drops you off at Yosemite Valley Visitor Center.
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  • 5 to 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$79.00
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Yosemite National Park & Giant Sequoias 3-Day Semi-guided Tour (no accom)

Yosemite National Park & Giant Sequoias 3-Day Semi-guided Tour (no accom)

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Towering granite cliffs and giant sequoias headline this 3-day trip to Yosemite National Park from San Francisco. During a strenuous guided hike, experience the serenity of the Tuolumne Grove and glacier-carved Yosemite Valley, then make a stop at Glacier Point with photo ops of El Capitan and Half Dome. The next two days are free to explore at your leisure. You book your own accommodation and select your own meals.
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  • 3 days
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$218.00
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Private Snowshoeing Adventure from Badger Pass to Dewey Point

Private Snowshoeing Adventure from Badger Pass to Dewey Point

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On this private adventure, spend the day traversing Yosemite’s backcountry from Badger Pass to Dewey Point. Strap on snowshoes and embrace the cold as you traverse the winter wonderland and get panoramic views of Yosemite, including El Capitan. This hike reaches heights of 7,200 feet and ranges from moderate to difficult. There's also the option to extend the hike to Crocker Point or Stanford Point for a max round trip circuit of 10.5 miles.
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$234.00
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5 Day Yosemite Backpacking - Yosemite Icons
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5 Day Yosemite Backpacking - Yosemite Icons

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For the hiker wanting to see it all, the Yosemite Icons trip offers stunning views of Yosemite’s most famous landmarks from rarely seen perspectives. Experience the adrenalin rush of peering over the sheer 3,000 foot face of El Capitan –the mecca of rock climbers around the world. Feel the mist of the roaring Yosemite Falls as you stand over the water plunging nearly 1500 feet to the pool below making it one of the tallest free-falling waterfalls in the world. Have lunch while gazing down on the granite bubble North Dome and relax while watching the sunset on the valley from Eagle Peak. This is a bucket list backpacking trip that lets you get up close and personal with scenes most people only see on postcards in the gift shop. Cancellations are governed by our standard cancellation policy. See our website for details.
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  • 5 days
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$1,338.47
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Should I book El Capitan tickets in advance?
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We recommend booking e-tickets ahead of time to secure your spot since El Capitan can get crowded. If you book with Viator, you can cancel at least 24 hours before the start date of your tour for a full refund. See all 17 El Capitan tickets and tours on Viator.
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How much does it cost to visit El Capitan 2021?
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Currently, an entrance ticket to El Capitan costs USD 79.00. Guided El Capitan tours start around USD 79.00 per person. See all 17 El Capitan tickets and tours on Viator.
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