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YExplore Yosemite Adventures - Day Tours

Yosemite National Park, CA
+1 800-886-8009
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US$110.00*
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Yosemite Hiking Excursion
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US$135.00*
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Private Guided Hiking Tour in Yosemite
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US$88.89*
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Family Hike in Yosemite
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The only Yosemite Tour Company offering custom guided Yosemite experiences (Adventure Hikes, Half Dome Hikes, Multi Day Backpack Trips, Nature Walks, Birding Walks, Wildflower Walks, Snowshoe Hikes and Photography Workshops) 12 months a year. We guarantee smaller group sizes for a more personalized experience with our professional guides who are all local to Yosemite. We are a socially responsible company providing educational services that follow Leave No Trace principles to minimize our impact in nature to ensure that the ecology of the park will not be compromised. Custom Adventures, Workshops and Family Activities are available to Individuals and Groups of all ages and experience levels in every season.
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Yosemite National Park, CA
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Trevor, our guide, was fantastic! He was extremely knowledgable about Yosemite, and was able to answer all of our questions. It was a great hike from Glacier Point to Sentinel Dome and Taft Point. This was a great route to see lots of the park....More

Thank Annie B
Reviewed 1 week ago

My family had the great fortune to have John DeGrazio lead our hike of Yosemite Valley. He was so knowledgeable of the history of Yosemite, each landmark, and wowed our bird-lover teen and nature-loving kid with information about birds, animals, trees and photography. John made...More

Thank atl_heather
Reviewed 4 May 2017 via mobile

John led us on a once in a lifetime hike up Yosemite Falls. His kindness and patience were unparalleled. His knowledge of history, flora and photography added even more to our hike! You really can't go wrong with this type of service. Most of the...More

1  Thank Marsha K
Reviewed 16 April 2017

Jay was awesome - we booked last minute and he and the other family we hiked with were gracious enough to take us along. We saw spots I'm certain we never would have seen on our own. The weather was spectacular - for anyone wondering...More

1  Thank katefagan1109
Reviewed 12 April 2017

Jay was an excellent guide and as a bonus he is also teaches photography at a local college. So not only do you get a guide but you get someone to take some awesome pictures. Overall great experience - highly recommend.

1  Thank Patrrick D
Reviewed 7 April 2017

We visit Yosemite annually and the last 6 trips we have used YExplore as our guide for hiking in the area. Our needs have evolved as my son grows and becomes a more advanced and knowledgeable hiker. John (the owner) and all his crew always...More

1  Thank Wendy B
Reviewed 20 March 2017 via mobile

YExplore was fantastic! John was amazing at exposing the history and details of the park as we hiked. I also was the slow one in the group and he made me feel like I was still part of the group. The description of what the...More

2  Thank Lyns_eliz
Reviewed 24 January 2017 via mobile

Spent 2 great days at Yosemite!full blow winter storm that actually Had the Yosemite valley closed! This did not deter us or The Yexplore team! Catherine was great with our reservations and scheduling, including adjustments due to the unexpected weather. Our guide, John was really...More

1  Thank Michael J
Reviewed 20 December 2016 via mobile

I travelled solo to Yosemite for my first time in December this year. I don't have a lot of hiking experience and I wanted to learn as much as I could and get the most out of my short trip. So I decided to have...More

2  Thank Elizabeth F
Reviewed 11 December 2016

Had a fantastic time with John of YExplore doing the Beginner Eastern and Western Yosemite Valley Hikes. He gave a great overview of the valley and interesting information throughout the day and was happy to tailor the hikes to the group's interests. John made lots...More

1  Thank May Shen L
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Stefania P
Hello My husband, our 12 years old daughter and I would like to plan a day tour at Yesemite on the 2nd of April. Would you recommend snowshoe tour or hike? Many thanks Stefania
13 March 2016|
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Response from YExplore | Property representative |
Hello Stefania, Thank you so much for your inquiry. It is a great question. If you would like a beginner or moderate tour, I would suggest the hike. Although snow may fall in Yosemite in any month, there typically is not... More
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