Yosemite Valley Tour From Lake Tahoe
Save a Thursday for this spectacular sightseeing adventure in Yosemite Valley, for up close views of world famous waterfalls, granite peaks, and glorious vistas. This trip from Lake Tahoe is sure to be an amazing time. It includes tons of amazing views and even a delicious lunch. Your guide is consider one of the local travel experts too! So whether you are looking for awesome meals or hotel options in the area, be sure to ask.
This fourteen-hour sightseeing experience is one astounding scene after another accompanied by narration by your skilled driver You'll depart from Lake Tahoe riding in a comfortable, modern shuttle bus over Tioga Pass, one of the few places where you can get across the Sierra Nevada Mountains. The view from the summit, at an elevation of 9,941 feet is absolutely breathtaking.
From there you enter the national park where you'll visit Tuolumne Meadows, a high alpine meadow which is a great vantage point for granite cliffs and clear meandering streams. You'll spend the day at amazing photo spots; incredible granite monoliths that rise thousands of feet above the valley floor, like the famous Half Dome, and El Capitan, both world-renowned rock-climbing destinations; Tenaya Lake, an alpine lake set idyllically amid light-colored granite boulders and bordered by forests of pines and fir, and whose outlet stream cascades down the rough and rugged Tenaya Canyon, so extreme is the terrain of this canyon, it is known as the Bermuda Triangle of the park.
The eight-mile long valley surrounded by granite summits, red metamorphic rock peaks, spectacular views, and forested mountains. Some of California's highest waterfalls, Yosemite Falls, Horsetail Fall and Bridalveil Falls all pour into the valley. Enjoy a narrated nature walk to either of these two waterfalls.
Your experience comes with a catered picnic lunch which you'll enjoy near the Cascade Falls. Your guide is fun and can provide tons of information on the area, from its history during the gold rush to hike and hotel suggestions.
The event runs on Thursdays and includes all the best and most famous sights in this National Park, some of the most incredible places in all of nature. This adventure from Lake Tahoe provides unparalleled wilderness views and a fun guided journey that is sure to make your trip special. Embark upon this exciting adventure to enjoy natural wonders and discover some of the most gorgeous scenery. And do not forget to book hotel accommodation options or embark upon one of the other awesome adventures in the area like a Zephyr Cove cruise, fishing in South Lake Tahoe or the bay, or even a gondola ride to a famous ski resort. There is so much to do in the area, so be sure to explore today!
- What is included in the admission price?
The price includes park entrance fee, picnic lunch, hotel pick up and drop off.
- What methods of transportation does it use?
Transportation via a luxury shuttle bus with large windows.
- Is there any walking involved?
Yes, there is minimal walking.
- Approximately how long does it last?
The entire experience is 14 hours.
- For what ages is it appropriate?
This is appropriate for all ages!
- What type of dress & footwear are recommended?
Wear comfortable clothes and walking shoes.
- Will there be time allotted for dining?
- Where does it depart from?
Hotel pick up and drop off is included.
- Is photography / video recording allowed?
Of course! Don't forget your camera.
- Is it handicap accessible?
Yes. There are handicap accessible vehicles if needed.
- Are any meals included?
Lunch is included.