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3-Day Yosemite and Lake Tahoe Camping Tour
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Product Code: 3480-195976
OVERVIEW

Highlights

  • • Enjoy the cosmopolitan buzz of San Francisco
  • • Yosemite's famous Sequoias, wilderness & waterfalls
  • • Spectacular walks & exciting hikes
  • • The Sierra Nevada Mountains
  • • Camp on the shores of Lake Tahoe
Tour Code
3480-195976
Duration
3 days
Departure City
San Francisco
End City
San Francisco
Tour Type:
Adventure/Activities
Language:
English
IS THIS TOUR FOR ME?

Experience: Backpacker, UNESCO, Adventure, Nature

Geared to the "Get up and go!" traveler who want to enjoy independent or semi-guided adventures; Visit locations designated as World Heritage Sites by the United Nations; Explore the world with an active and adrenaline pumping tour; Get in touch with Mother Earth

Style: Escorted

Tour director/guided escort is available from the beginning to the end of the vacation

Group Type: Small group

Take an intimate and semi-private trip with a small group

Activity Level: Moderate, Strenuous

Designed for travelers in good health who are comfortable with light walking or hiking; Activities are geared towards experienced and fit travelers

Quality: Camping, Standard

Each night you'll unroll your bedroll and sleep beneath the stars; Travel with professional guides, enjoy more time at attractions and/or stay at comfortable accommodations

Accessibility: Not accessible

Tour does not have wheelchair accessible vehicles/attractions or allow service dogs

Itinerary
Day 01
San Francisco

San Francisco - Lake Tahoe

Hotel: Camping near Lake Tahoe or similar

Get out of the with one of the most scenic West Coast camping trips offered.

We'll say farewell to San Francisco as we head for the hills and the shores of Lake Tahoe to discover why it's the choice destination for locals to kick back and relax. Swim and enjoy a myriad of water-based activities in this picturesque setting. Why not top off your evening with an optional sunset catamaran cruise before checking out the many clubs and hotel resorts across the state border in Nevada? You've just arrived in paradise so enjoy every minute of it!

Tips:
Joining point:
USA Hostel
711 Post St, San Francisco, CA 94109, United States
Tel: +1 415-440-5600

Visiting Attractions

Admission Fees

Activity Price Additional Information
Sunset champagne cruise $53/person
  • All mandatory fees must be paid in cash to the tour guide and tickets cannot be pre-purchased separatedly.
  • Any optional activities you wish to join must be paid to your tour guide in cash.
Day 02
Yosemite National Park

Lake Tahoe - Yosemite National Park

Hotel: Camping in Yosemite or similar

After crossing the 10'000ft Tioga Pass, you'll get your first glimpse of this incomparable landscape of glacier carved cliffs and cascading waterfalls. You'll soon be itching to get your hiking boots on and explore.

Yosemite National Park is nature's greatest backyard and with both easy and strenuous hikes you're bound to find a trail that suits your ability. Whichever trail you choose, you'll be amazed at the magnificent waterfalls and epic cliff faces. Famous for its Giant Sequoias and abundance of incredible wildlife such as bears and coyotes, you should keep your camera to hand at all times.

If that isn't enough you can even float down the Merced River on a rubber ring for a different perspective of this truly awesome place.

Visiting Attractions

Admission Fees

Activity Price Additional Information
Bicycle Rental $12.00-$34.00/person
  • All mandatory fees must be paid in cash to the tour guide and tickets cannot be pre-purchased separatedly.
  • Any optional activities you wish to join must be paid to your tour guide in cash.
Day 03
San Francisco

Yosemite National Park - San Francisco

Another impressive display of Mother Nature's handiwork awaits you, wander beneath the canopy of the tallest trees in the world, Giant Sequoias growing to over 120 metres in height.

Departing Yosemite, you'll stop at a grove of towering Redwoods, before travelling back to the 'City by the Bay,' famous for its laid back, hippy vibes!

The tour sadly ends here, but we recommend staying a few extra days to hit the shops in Union Square, take a ferry across to the infamous Alcatraz Prison or stroll across the iconic Golden Gate Bridge! San Francisco is the perfect place to end your short break in Western USA and you'll no doubt be planning your return trip long before you leave!

Tips:
The arrival time in San Francisco depends on each group, but we generally aim for a 5:00pm arrival. If you decide to fly out this day, please do not book a flight before 9:00pm.
Pick-up Details/Transfers
Arrival

We do not provide airport pick-up or drop-off, however you may book pre-accommodation at our San Francisco (USA Hostel) and transfer to the hotel the night before the tour starts. If you choose to fly in the morning of the tour, please plan to land at least 1 hours before the tour departs (7:00am).

To reach the hotel, take the Super Shuttle from the main level of the San Francisco Airport (above baggage collection). It takes 40 minutes and costs between USD 15-20 per person, as a well as a USD 1-2 tip.

Departure
The tour will generally arrive between 5-6:00pm at the USA Hostel, however some tours may run longer due to traffic or tour activities. Please book a flight that departs after 9:00pm.

You may take a taxi direct from the hotel to the airport for USD 40-45.
Meeting Point
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Time Region Location Full Address
7:30AM San Francisco USA Hostel (This tour ends at this point on final day) 711 Post St, San Francisco, CA 94109
WHAT'S INCLUDED

Package Includes

  • Professional Tour Leader
  • Private transportation with free Wi-Fi
  • All accommodation - 2 camping nights included
  • 2 breakfasts & 2 lunches
  • Admission to mentioned national parks
  • All camping equipment (just bring your sleeping bag)

Package Excludes

  • Airfares or related transportation between your home and departure location
  • Tips for your tour guide or driver are not included-we recommend USD 5-7 per person per day
  • All personal expenses including hotel room service and meals; however, you have the option to pay for meals the tour guide arranges
  • Meals - We suggest USD 15 a day for drinks and snacks, plus USD 35 x day for meals at restaurants = USD 150
  • Optional tours (Prices may vary due to different seasons and is subject to the final box office price.).
Special Notes
  • Cancellaton Policy:
    Cancellation Made Within-------------------------------------Cancellation Fee
    59 Days or More Days Prior to the Departure Date---------deposit($160 USD per person or 10% - whichever is greater)
    58-45 Days Prior to the Departure Date--------------------- 50% of tour cost
    44-33 Days Prior to the Departure Date--------------------- 75% of tour cost
    32 Days or Less Prior to the Departure Date--------------- 100% non-refundable
  • Travel Insurance
    It is a condition of joining this tour that you must be insured against medical and personal accident risks (including repatriation costs, air ambulance, and helicopter rescue service). We can offer an insurance policy that is designed specifically to cover the potential risks on this tour - particularly the any optional adventurous activities you plan to take part in, and covers those residing in the EU. Contact us for more information or please see our Insurance Tips for more details.
    You must show a copy of your travel insurance policy to the guide to join the tour and if you do not have any you will not be able to join the tour and there will be NO REFUNDS.
  • Health Requirements
    If you have any medical condition such as diabetes, epilepsy, asthma, take prescribed medicines, or have a condition that will affect your participation in the trek, you must tell us or your travel agent at the time of booking. Please be aware we may require a doctor’s note prior to travel for some conditions. This information is essential in case of emergency. All our vehicles carry a basic first-aid kit, but for everyday use you should bring your own medical supplies, such as, pain relievers, antibiotic cream, upset stomach relievers, in addition to sunscreen and insect repellent.
    Please inform us in the "Reservation Request" box during booking.
  • Luggage
    One suitcase, soft holdall or rucksack (23kg maximum) per person, plus a sleeping bag. A small daypack and camera can also be carried in the van. Before you travel, please check the baggage allowance with the airline you’re flying with as this may be less than 23kg.
    If your luggage exceeds the maximum weight, we will not be able to bring it on the tour.
  • Max group size is 13, normally the size will be 11.
  • Las Vegas Tours do not permit travelers under 18, unaccompanied by a co-traveler 21 or older, to join. Travelers aged 18-21 who are unaccompanied by a co-traveler 21 or older can join the tour, however, they cannot gamble in Las Vegas.
  • Wi-Fi on the road
    In order for us to provide this service, we operate a fair usage policy to ensure everyone has equal access to Wi-Fi. The in van Wi-Fi is subject to a set data quota, sufficient for normal usage. This means that you are not permitted to steam films / music or to upload / download large files. If you do so, this will deplete the entire group’s data allowance. For this reason, if you reach your data limit your tour leader may need to turn off the Wi-Fi to ensure you do not run out of data in the latter stages of your trip. Please note: In some remote areas you may not be able to pick up the Wi-Fi in the van, and only five people can be connected to the Wi-Fi at one time.
  • Battery Charging
    Our vehicles have 2 standard 12volt chargers. You will need a 12volt/cigarette lighter adapter to plug your USB charger into. Every vehicle has at least 2 outlets for you to use. If your tour features some nights in hotels along the way your hotel room will have an electrical outlet (don’t forget your travel plug.
  • Flexible Itinerary
    Our routes have been carefully chosen to include the best overnight stops, highlights and included experiences, with plenty of optional activities to choose from. No two Trek trips are the same, with stops at some of your tour leader's favourite places and occasional changes to the itinerary, so get ready for one awesome adventure!
  • Please note that placing an order on Tours4Fun does not guarantee confirmation of a tour. Tours4Fun confirms a booking within 1-2 business days. We always recommend passengers book their flight tickets after they've received their tour confirmation. Tours4Fun will not be responsible for any inconvenience caused by a booked flight with no tour confirmation.
  • If you need hotel extension, please let us know in the "Reservation Request" box during booking.
  • This tour/activity is overseen by a select local operator in the region. Upon booking your tour or activity and after receiving confirmation, you will be issued an e-ticket detailing the local operator's name and contact information. If you require assistance finding a specific tour, please contact us for more information.

Pricing Info

Your reservation is always subject to confirmation by email, normally within one to two business days.

* Price based on shared tent basis, single occupancy is not offered. Single Traveler will be paired with another traveler of the same sex.
* Maximum capacity: 2 people in each camping and hotel room.
* This tour is open to travellers of all ages.

Reservation Info

    1.Immediately after submitting your reservation you will receive a Receipt of Reservation via email.
    2. Within one to two business days of submitting your reservation you will receive a confirmation email from us. If you need to book an airline ticket, we recommend that you do so after you receive a confirmation of your tour reservation from us.
    3. An E-Ticket will be sent to you via email as soon as details of your reservation are confirmed or your supporting information is received by us. We will provide you with all detailed information about your tour on the E-Ticket. Contact information for local tour provider will be included on E-Ticket for your convenience or re-confirmation purpose if re-confirmation is required.
    4. Simply print your E-Ticket and present it with your valid photo ID on the day of your activity to your tour guide. Please remember E-Ticket is your proof of purchase.

Terms and Conditions

    - Your purchase does not guarantee confirmation. Your purchase will initiate a reservation process. We will confirm with you via email within one to two business days.
    - Prices may vary due to availability. We reserve the right to make price adjustment without prior notice.
    - Please refer to our Standard Amendment, Cancellation and Refund Policy before you make reservation.
    - Please refer to Customer Agreement before you make reservation.
    - Local tour provider reserves the right to make modifications to tour arrangements including order of tour activities, hotel and its location if deemed necessary.
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  • Becky

    Becky

    09/22/2014
    Beautiful roadtrip

    The Yosemite & Tahoe mini trip is the perfect chance to get out of the city and enjoy a few days camping in bear country! We had a great, small group of trekkers and a lovely tour leader. It would have been nice to stay an extra day in eith...er Tahoe or Yosemite as you only get a few hours in each place but its great to experience both of these places with a leader if you are pushed for time in the area! Read full review

  • alisonwood29

    alisonwood29

    09/11/2014
    Absolutely amazing experience

    Such an amazing experience and a good way to see the important bits if you are on a short time scale or unsure where to go! Would love to go back again and spend more time there. Guide was lovely and food was good too.

  • Vanessa Lewis

    Vanessa Lewis

    09/05/2013
    Amazing experience

    Despite the bush fire, we had a really good time, the food was really healthy and the camp site at Lake Tahoe was beautiful. Yosemite is definitely a highlight for those who like to do a bit of hiking, or if you just want to get the shuttle... round the park. No bears seen though!! I recommend the sunset catermaran on the Lake Tahoe for sure. Read full review

  • Felicia

    Felicia

    08/05/2013
    Amazing Raod-trip & camping experience!

    I had a blast ! Besides the weather that decided to let it rain on us the first day at Lake Tahoe, it was absolutely amazing ! Our tour guide was lovely, the food was super healty, much better than expected & of course the views were pricel...ess ! Read full review

  • Daviesh77

    Daviesh77

    11/30/2012
    Absolutely on of the best experiences I have done

    We even saw a bear at the Yosemite National Park ! Just lovely (:

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We are faily 4 persons me, my wife both od us 40's and 2 kids - 11 and 7 years old

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03/05/2017 01:59:54
Tours4Fun 03/05/2017 10:23:27

Dear JP,

Thank you for choosing Tours4fun.

This tour is open to travelers of all ages offering the same price for children and adults.

4 Adults =USD $1,796.00

To place your order for a reservation online, simply select your desired tour start date and the number of rooms you need/ travelers you are booking for on the upper right section of the tour information page, then click on "BOOK NOW".

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