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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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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We walked with Trevor on a couple of days in Yosemite. We do quite a lot of treks and have never used a guide before but did so on the recommendation of friends. It was a really good decision. Both treks we could have followed...More

Thank David S
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had an AMAZING time with John and YExplore hiking up to Half Dome. Although the journey was strenuous, John and Catherine were so encouraging along the way and made it a memorable experience. It was a lifetime experience that my family will remember forever- even...More

Thank czal04
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

John and the team are absolute legends who showed us the best time. Their knowledge, skill and passion is second to none. I would highly recommend their tours with you are looking for an experience of a lifetime!

Thank DanielJamesAdventure
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We took the Sentinel hike. Our guide was Trevor. He was very knowledgeable - and was great with our son. We took the Sentinel tour. We booked 2 days before we went. They were very friendly and helpful - and set it up by phone...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I was very well informed months in advance the physical shape I needed to be prepared for before the hike. I'm 50 and spent the last 4 months losing some weight and in the gym every other day working on cardio and legs. The preparation...More

Thank casperslose
Reviewed 10 July 2017

Two days ago our family did the Tuolumne Trail with Elspie. It was a four hour long walk chalk full of information. Our three boys ages 9, 6, and 3 loved it! They learned about the history of the trees, Yosemite National Park, flowers, fire...More

Thank explorers30
Reviewed 9 July 2017

It was as if we were reintroduced to old friends in John and Carla. Our Appalachian Trail hikes were all memorable, but the Yosemite hike we enjoyed on our 50th anniversary was the best. John was so knowledgable on all we asked and could fill...More

Thank DeLane S
Reviewed 9 July 2017

I consider myself in good shape and generally familiar with hiking. However, I would not recommend anyone to do this hike without a guide. It is a grueling, 12+ hour journey that's as much a mental game as a physical one. The YExplore guides were...More

Thank Kavi M
Reviewed 5 July 2017

YExplore took me on a personalized guided photography tour around Yosemite that I would never have been able to find on my own. The experience was great and my guide John DiGrazio was great to spend time with. Highly recommend YExplore.

Thank Randrell
Reviewed 5 July 2017

- John was the best guide and customized the hike for our skill level. Lot's of great information on Yosemite as well as expert hands in getting our group to accomplish our goals. We completed the 8 mile loop from Glacier Point to Sentinel Dome,...More

Thank Tom F
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22 March 2017|
Response from YExplore | Property representative |
Apologies for not answering this sooner. We were unaware of this section on the Tripadvisor site and never received a proper notification about this inquiry. We hope you had a memorable trip in Yosemite.
5 February 2017|
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Response from YExplore | Property representative |
Apologies for not answering this sooner. We were unaware of this section on the Tripadvisor site and never received a proper notification about this inquiry. We hope you had a memorable trip in Yosemite. If you have not... More
Stefania P
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