Sleep out under the stars in Yosemite National Park, raft the rapids and churning waters of the American River, trek overnight into the high sierra of Yosemite
California is no stranger to flashbulbs, but some of her incredible sights just can’t be framed by a photograph. On this active trip, you’ll meet some of the best of them face to face. Heading out of San Francisco, the wide open spaces of Yosemite National Park beckon you for a trip that has it all – rafting, hiking, mountain biking and backpacking. The backdrop of the spectacular granite cliffs and towering sequoias of Yosemite surrounds you as you roll out your tent to camp in the middle of the park itself. Nature: Ready when you are.
- All national park entrance fees with hiking and walking excursions. Hiking, mountain biking and whitewater rafting excursions.
- 7 breakfasts, 9 lunches, 7 dinners. (Allow USD50-100 for meals not included.)
- Participation camping (7 nts), lodge (2 nts).
- Air-conditioned private touring van, rafting, hiking, cycling
- Chief Experience Officer (CEO) throughout.
- Small group experience; Max 13, avg 10
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Day 1 San Francisco/Coloma(1L,1D)
Meet early morning in San Francisco and transfer to Coloma. Half-day rafting trip along American River before arriving at our campground.
Day 2 Yosemite National Park (1B,1L,1D)
Transfer from Coloma to Yosemite National Park in the Tuolumne Meadows area to our campground. Hike this afternoon to Dog Lake or along the Lembert Dome trail.
Day 3 Yosemite National Park (1B,1L,1D)
Hike Yosemite Valley floor, explore Nevada and Vernal Falls.
Day 4 Yosemite National Park (1B,1L,1D)
Explore Glacier Point, then hike the Taft Point Loop including the breathtaking views from the top of Sentinel Dome. Hike in Mariposa, passing giant sequoia trees before transferring to southern Yosemite.
Day 5 Yosemite National Park (1B,1L,1D)
Rope up and get ready for a full day of guided rock climbing.
Day 6-8 Yosemite National Park (3B,3L,2D)
Guided overnight backpacking trek up to Alpine Lakes area, covering south Yosemite and the remote backcountry.
Day 9 Yosemite National Park (1L)
Mountain bike in Bass Lake area. Free afternoon for optional horseback riding.
Day 10 San Francisco
Return journey to San Francisco. Depart after 2pm.
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