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YExplore Yosemite Adventures - Day Tours

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Address: Yosemite National Park, CA
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The only Yosemite Tour Company offering custom guided Yosemite experiences...

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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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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Great beginner hike!

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... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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Rhinebeck, New York
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Rhinebeck, New York
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Reviewed 1 week ago

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 if it's worth it to go to Yosemite in early April - it's worth it!!!

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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.

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San Francisco, California
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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 adapt to are needs and exceed our expectations. There's always something new to discover at... More 

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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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 hike entails is accurate and John even recommended trails to use the next day. YExplore... More 

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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 exceptional! He made sure we take in as much sights as possible and push forward... More 

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Reviewed 19 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 guided hikes. I was blessed to have bright sunny days. However the storms the week... More 

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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 of effort to take us to the most scenic points within the valley and even... More 

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Reviewed 29 November 2016

Our family of 4 enjoyed a wonderful, 7 mile, 5-6 hour hike in Yosemite Valley with John as our guide. It was our first day in the Valley, and John gave us a great overview and a lot of interesting facts throughout the day. He very patient with the kids, and shared some great photos with us after the hike.... More 

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Reviewed 24 November 2016

Thanks to all the team of Yexplore for all the help to plan my trip to Yosemite!!! Specially thanks to Alex, my guide,thank you very much for your time and talks during the 2 days hike, thanks for the help, the patient, the laughs and for telling me some of your experience and adventures in Yosemite, your knowledge, passion and... More 

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San Francisco, California
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Reviewed 6 November 2016

Life changing experience. I recommend taking this two day adventure. I had a great time. John was a my guide and the guy is amazing. Half dome was a tough hike for me. But John really helped me make it all the way to the top.

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