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Private Family Hike in Yosemite

California, United States
Private Family Hike in Yosemite

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Safety measures
icon4 to 6 hours  (Approx.)
Mobile ticket
iconOffered in: English
Good for avoiding crowds


Experience the monumental scenery of Yosemite on a guided, half-day hike designed especially for families. Choose from a beginning or moderate hike to suit your family’s experience level, and embark on a series of trails that wind through the famous natural attractions of either Yosemite Valley or the High Country. Enjoy spectacular views of one of America’s favorite national parks, and stop for a scenic picnic near a stream, lake or meadow.
  • Hike through Yosemite or the High Country with an introductory hike perfect for the whole family
  • Select the best hike for your schedule, with multiple times offered throughout the day
  • Bring the whole family on an outdoor adventure
  • Choose from a beginner or moderate hike to fit your experience level
  • This small-group interpretive tour leaves plenty of time for admiring the view and snapping photos
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Private Guided Hiking Tour
Informative local guide
Custom Tour Location (you must contact us upon confirmation to discuss)
Hotel pickup and drop-off
Food and drinks
Private transportation

Departure Point

Yosemite National Park, Yosemite National Park, California

Departure Point: Yosemite National Park (exact trail head confirmed with supplier after booking)

Departure Time

8:00 AM

Return Details

Returns to original departure point
  • Confirmation will be received within 48 hours of booking, subject to availability
  • Please dress in athletic-wear
  • Items recommended to bring: camera, gloves, extra layer of clothing, jacket, sunscreen, hat, snacks and water
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • We are limited in guide availability this year due to Covid-19. Please understand if your reservation is not accepted because of this restriction.
  • Please provide your hotel information so we may email you driving directions to the meeting location. Hotel pick up/drop off is not provided.
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
  • OPERATED BY YExplore Yosemite Adventures
You can cancel up to 24 hours in advance of the experience for a full refund.
  • For a full refund, you must cancel at least 24 hours before the experience’s start time.
  • If you cancel less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time, the amount you paid will not be refunded.
  • Any changes made less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time will not be accepted.
  • Cut-off times are based on the experience’s local time.

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The answers provided below are based on answers previously given by the tour provider to customers’ questions.
What is the policy on face masks and attendee health during Private Family Hike in Yosemite?
A:The policies on face masks and attendee health are:

  • Face masks required for travelers in public areas
  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
See all safety measures taken by Private Family Hike in Yosemite.
What is the social distancing policy during Private Family Hike in Yosemite?
A:The policy on social distancing is:

  • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
See all safety measures taken by Private Family Hike in Yosemite.

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, Jul 2021
Our tour guide Chris was very nice, however, we were done with the tour in just about two hours. Based on how it was advertised, no fault of Chris’s, we thought there would be a lot more to see and expected something different than what we could just do on our own. It was very disappointing. It was way over priced for what we got. I feel like we should be reimbursed at least half of what we paid.
1 traveler found this review helpful
Great day hike
, Jul 2020
Jay was nice and knowledgeable. He went our pace and educated us about Yosemite along the way. We took great pictures and had a great time. Definitely remember to pack a lunch, snacks and plenty of water!
icon Response from Host , Sep 2020
Thank you, and we are happy you had a great day hike in Yosemite.
Exceeded Expectations!
, Jul 2020
Wonderful tour as our guide Dan was very personable, knowledgeable, and flexible. He not only showed us an amazing trail to Illilouette Falls, but was able to articulate lots of interesting information about trees, plants, animals, and history . Highly recommend YTour and Dan!
icon Response from Host , Sep 2020
Thank you so much Chris. We are really happy your tour exceeded your expectations and you enjoyed your time in Yosemite.
Excellent guided tour of just a...
Tom R
, Apr 2018
Excellent guided tour of just a small portion of Yosemite, perfect for the whole family. Our guides John and Henry were knowledgeable and friendly, and were great with the kids. We went on about a 6 mile hike, with a rise in elevation of 1400', and saw a number of Yosemite's highlights, including Half Dome and El Capitan, as well as tons of waterfalls, rock formations, and other natural wonders. The guides presented just the right amount of information -- enough to make us feel like we really were learning something, but not so much that it overwhelmed us and took away from our ability to just take in the beauty of the environment on its own. This company was very easy to book with and to communicate with, and though they don't offer pickup from your lodging and you have to bring your own lunch, that acts to keep costs down, which is appreciated. Terrific day hiking that I would recommend to anyone.
A great way to see some of the...
Mark G
, Aug 2017
A great way to see some of the sights that you would not have seen if you didn't have a guide.
Great! Our family had a great time...
Brian M
, Jul 2017
Great! Our family had a great time. Trevor, our guide, was completely knowledgeable about every area of the park and timed it out spectacularly. We would 100% recommend this trip. We did it our first morning in the park and it worked well as we got a great oview and allowed us to discuss plans!

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