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San Francisco to Yosemite Mini

  • Code #XSF
  • 3 Days
Duration
3 Days
/2 Nights
Availability
Jun,2020-Aug,2020
Group Size
Max 13
Departure City: 
San Francisco
Ends in: 
San Francisco
Accommodation
Camping
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Trip Overview

Three days, one unbelievable state! The next few days will give you the ultimate taste of all that's awesome about Western USA as you travel from San Francisco to the wilderness of Yosemite on this spectacular short break. After leaving the ‘City by the Bay’, it’s all about wide open spaces, Giant Sequoias, hiking trails and wildlife. Yosemite is one of the most visually stunning areas of natural beauty in North America, something you’ll definitely see for yourself on this tour.

 

Included Highlights 
  • Yosemite's famous Sequoias, wilderness & waterfalls
  • Spectacular walks and exciting hikes on Yosemite trails
  • Walk across Golden Gate Bridge in San Francisco, with views across the bay
  • Enjoy the cosmopolitan buzz of San Francisco
Treknical Details

Interests

Cities
National Parks
Small Group

Accommodation & Transportation

Group Size
Max 13
Camping
2 Nights

Food & Meals

  • 2 breakfasts, 3 lunches and 2 dinners

Other Inclusions

  • Services of a TrekAmerica tour leader
  • Private transportation with free Wi-Fi
  • All accommodation, camping fees & equipment (except sleeping bag)

Essential Information

  • Prices quoted are land only. Call us on 0333 999 7951 for a flight quote (UK only).
  • This tour is ran in partnership with our trusted sister company and open to travellers of all ages.
  • This tour requires a minimum number of five to operate. On rare occasions we may run with lower numbers.

Resources

For full information on our mini tours from San Francisco please download the resources below (pdf format)
San Francisco to Yosemite Mini
Download Trek Tips
San Francisco
Download City Guide
Itinerary

Our routes have been carefully chosen to include the best overnight stops, highlights and included experiences, with plenty of optional activities to choose from. No two tours from San Francisco are the same, with stops at some of your tour leader's favourite places and occasional changes to the itinerary, so get ready for one awesome adventure!

2020 Itinerary

After a welcome meeting this morning at 07:30, you depart San Francisco and make your way to Yosemite! Yosemite National Park is nature's greatest backyard, and there are loads of hikes on offer to suit your ability. Whichever trail you choose, you'll be amazed at the magnificent waterfalls and epic cliff faces. Famous for its Giant Sequoias and abundance of incredible wildlife such as bears and coyotes, you should keep your camera to hand at all times!

Accommodation

Camping included

Meals

Lunch and dinner included

A full day to explore even more of what this stunning park has to offer! To take in the scenery, why not hire a bike and explore on two wheels? You could even float down the Merced River on a rubber ring for a different perspective of this truly awesome place.

Accommodation

Camping included

Meals

Breakfast, lunch and dinner included

Optional Activities

Bike rental US$12-$34
Float trip on the Merced River US$29

Another impressive display of Mother Nature's handiwork awaits you, wander beneath the canopy of the tallest trees in the Another impressive display of Mother Nature's handiwork awaits you, wander beneath the canopy of the tallest trees in the world, Giant Sequoias growing to over 120 metres in height. Departing Yosemite, you make your way towards the 'City by the Bay', famous for its laid back, hippy vibes! Enjoy a walk across Golden Gate Bridge with stunning views across the bay and of Alcatraz Island.

Sadly, the tour must come to an end, but we recommend staying a few extra days to hit the shops in Union Square or take a ferry across to the infamous Alcatraz Prison. The tour ends at approximately 17:00, please do not book a flight out before 21:00!

Accommodation

None included. Tour ends at 17:00 hrs

Meals

Breakfast & lunch included

Reviews

What our trekkers say

4.5 out of 5
Vicki Johnson

A great escape from the city to the mountains!

Reviewed September 2017

After 2 weeks spent in and around San Francisco it was so lovely to get out into the hills. We had a full mini-bus of people from all over the world and all ages. Everyone was easy to get on with. You head straight out to Tahoe from San Fran arriving there for a picnic lunch by the lake - beautiful views. Our guide then gave us 2 options for a walk during the afternoon. We had a couple of hours so opted for a hike to Eagle Lake (well worth it). Then it was straight to the campsite near Zephyr Cove to learn how to pitch our tents and set up camp.

Past Trekkers Review

Beautiful roadtrip

Reviewed September 2014

The Yosemite & Tahoe mini trip is the perfect chance to get out of the city and enjoy a few days camping in bear country! We had a great, small group of trekkers and a lovely tour leader. It would have been nice to stay an extra day in either Tahoe or Yosemite as you only get a few hours in each...

Past Trekkers Review

Absolutely amazing experience

Reviewed September 2014

Such an amazing experience and a good way to see the important bits if you are on a short time scale or unsure where to go! Would love to go back again and spend more time there. Guide was lovely and food was good too.

We offer a whole range of tour extras so you can organise everything you'll need in one easy place. And don't forget... our friendly Trek team is always available if you have any questions or need any help planning your trip.

Our tours usually depart at 07:30am and finish around 5:00pm at designated hotels in our gateway cities, so it's a great idea to book a room for the night before and after your tour. It's also worth staying extra nights to explore the city more. You must book these hotels in advance either online with your tour or by contacting our friendly sales team.

 

SAN FRANCISCO - RED ROOF INN

777 Airport Blvd, Burlingame, CA 94010

This hotel offers free Wi-Fi, seasonal outdoor pool, fitness centre, 24hr on-site restaurant and 24hr free airport shuttle.

 

Twin share (With a trekker of the same sex)
From £73 | US$96 | Eur87 | AU$124 | NZ$130
Price per person per night

Full room (Your own single or double room)
From £145 | US$191 | Eur174 | AU$247 | NZ$259
Price per room per night

 

AIRPORT TRANSFER INFORMATION

The hotel operates a free shuttle service which runs every 20-30 minutes. After arrival and from either terminal 1, 2 or 3, the shuttle bus will arrive outside of the airport. Typically a tip of US$1-2 is expected.

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At TrekAmerica we believe that your safety and enjoyment are the most important parts of your holiday. That's why we recommend you take out insurance as soon as your booking is confirmed. TrekAmerica can offer you comprehensive travel insurance which is completely tailored for your trip and is specially designed to include all the activities listed we do.

If you do not take our policy, you must ensure that the policy you do take offers an equivalent level of protection and covers you for the activities involved - be aware that some policies do not include, or restrict, coverage for this type of travel. ​

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