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2-Day Yosemite from San Francisco - hotel is not included

By California Pacific Excursions
Free cancellation available
Price is $169 per adult
  • Free cancellation available
  • 2d
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Afternoon departure from San Francisco at 1:30 p.m. Stay the night in Merced that will cost much less than San Francisco. Spend 8 Hours or more in Yosemite Valley on Day 2. Eco friendly, Ideal if you are independent and like the freedom to self explore. We provide a sightseeing map. Relaxed travel on comfortable train with cafe car, electric outlets and restrooms. Stay the night at hotel of your choice in Merced. Next morning full size bus takes you up to Yosemite. You see Merced River, Arch Rock, Bridalveil Fall, El Capitan, Sentinel Rock, and Yosemite Falls. Past the Chapel crossing the Sentinel Bridge you see the iconic Half Dome. Lunch available at Visitor Center. See Ansel Adams Gallery, Yosemite Theater and American Native Village of The Ahwahneechee. Easy 15 to 30 minutes walk east towards Happy Isles and Mirror Lake or west towards to Yosemite Valley Lodge. Time to take a short hike. Board the bus to Merced in time to connect with the train.

Activity location

    • Stockton, California, United States

Meeting/Redemption Point

    • 555 Mission Street
    • 94105, San Francisco, California, United States

Multiple meeting/redemption points available, see location information for full list

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2-Day Yosemite from San Francisco afternoon departure
  • Activity duration is 2 days2d2d
  • English
Language options: English
Starting time: 12:30pm
Price details
$169.00 x 1 Adult$169.00

Price is $169.00

What's included, what's not

  • What's includedWhat's includedYosemite Park entrance fee for Valley sights
  • What's includedWhat's includedYosemite Valley Map with must see sights and step by step written instruction
  • What's includedWhat's includedGratuity
  • What's includedWhat's includedAir-conditioned vehicle
  • What's includedWhat's includedRestroom on board
  • What's excludedWhat's excludedGuide or escort
  • What's excludedWhat's excludedHotel cost in Merced.
  • What's excludedWhat's excludedHotel pick up and drop-off in San Francisco and Merced about $10 each direction
  • What's excludedWhat's excludedLarge bag or suitcases storage. You can bring small bag or backpack that can be with you.

Know before you book

  • Public transportation options are available nearby
  • Infants are required to sit on an adult’s lap
  • Not recommended for travelers with spinal injuries
  • Not recommended for pregnant travelers
  • Not recommended for travelers with poor cardiovascular health
  • Suitable for all physical fitness levels
  • COVID-19 vaccination required for guides

Activity itinerary

Day 1: Train ride from Emeryville to Merced.
  • 1 stop
  • Meals: Not included
  • Accommodation: Not included
Leave San Francisco in the afternoon and then board the train for a relaxing ride through Stockton to Merced. Relaxing train ride through Delta area.
Day 2: Yosemite Valley
  • 5 stops
  • Meals: Not included
  • Accommodation: Not included
Yosemite National Park
  • 8h
Coming on Highway 140 through El Portal past Arch Rock Entrance you see the cliffs on both sides of the Merced River Canyon. Crossing the river going on South Side Road Bridal Veil Fall and Leaning Tower are visible. Looming across the Valley is the huge El Capitan monolith. Driving further you see Cathedral Rocks, Sentinel Rock, Half Dome and Clouds Rest. Yosemite Falls is seen on the left and past Yosemite Chapel crossing the Sentinel Bridge you see the iconic Half Dome. Entering the Village the bus makes a short stop at the Visitor Center to see Ansel Adams Gallery, Yosemite Theater, American Indian village of The Ahwahnee and Yosemite Falls. It is easy to spend 7 hours visiting all the Valley highlights. No strenuous hiking. You can take a short walk for about thirty minutes from Visitor Center area to Ahwahnee Measow to see Half Dome, Yosemite Falls and Yosemite Valley Lodge.
Half Dome
You are able to see Half Dome in the Valley
Yosemite Falls
We will drive by the famous Yosemite Falls. You won't miss Yosemite Falls in the valley.
El Capitan
You will have the beautiful view of El Capitan
Ansel Adams Gallery
You have plenty of time to spend at Ansel Adams gallery.

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures
  • Vehicles and venues cleaned with disinfectants
  • Gear and equipment sanitized between use
  • High-touch surfaces cleaned and disinfected
  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
Safety measures
  • Masks required
  • Hand sanitizer provided
  • Masks provided
  • Temperature checks given to staff
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Activity location

    • Stockton, California, United States

Meeting/Redemption Point

    • 555 Mission Street
    • 94105, San Francisco, California, United States
  • PEOPLEPEOPLEOakland Jack London
    • 245 2nd Street
    • 94607, Oakland, California, United States
    • 1700 Nevin Avenue
    • 94802, Richmond, California, United States
  • PEOPLEPEOPLEEmeryville
    • 5885 Horton Street
    • 94608, Emeryville, California, United States

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