Recent Searches
Clear

Top Activities on the Ground in Yosemite National Park

Saved to wishlist!
Dates
Select Dates
Day Trips
Day Trips
4WD Tours
4WD Tours
Multi-day Tours
Multi-day Tours
Private and Luxury
Private and Luxury
Half-day Tours
Half-day Tours
Nature and Wildlife
Nature and Wildlife
Eco Tours
Eco Tours
Private Sightseeing Tours
Private Sightseeing Tours
Sightseeing Tours
Sightseeing Tours
Adventure Tours
Nature Walks
Nature Walks
Hiking
Hiking
Car Tours
Car Tours
Walking Tours
Walking Tours
Motor Sports
Motor Sports
Bus Tours
Bus Tours
Likely To Sell Out
Photography Tours
Photography Tours
Motorcycle Tours
Motorcycle Tours
Kid-Friendly
Kid-Friendly
When are you traveling?
Select Dates
Popular
Search experiences that may have limited interaction with crowds.
Search experiences with increased health and safety practices.
Search tours and activities you can do from home.

You are viewing Virtual Experiences in Yosemite National Park. See more Virtual Experiences around the globe. 🌎

Price
$0
$500+
Duration
Time of Day
RatingClear
Specials
Sort by: Featured

Full-Day Small Group Yosemite & Glacier Point Tour Including Hotel Pickup

Full-Day Small Group Yosemite & Glacier Point Tour Including Hotel Pickup

star-4.5
174
Get acquainted with the landmarks and highlights of Yosemite National Park during this 9-hour day tour from Fresno or Oakhurst. Travel into the Yosemite Valley through the Southgate, then spend the day viewing and photographing some of the valley's best features such as Bridalveil Falls, Half Dome, Yosemite Falls and Yosemite’s high country.  Hike down the 4-Mile Trail (during the spring to fall) or choose to remain on the bus. Lunch will be provided and can be eaten along the trail. National Park entrance fees included.
More
  • 9 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
From
$159.00
From
$159.00
Taking safety measures

Guided Yosemite Hiking Excursion

Guided Yosemite Hiking Excursion

star-4.5
60
Explore the stunning trails of Yosemite National Park on this guided hiking excursion. Select a specific hike for your skill level, with options ranging from beginner to strenuous, and enjoy the views from Glacier Point, Sentinel Dome, El Capitan, Half Dome and more. Immerse yourself in the natural wonders of this renowned landscape as you hike in the fresh air. An experienced guide will provide insightful commentary along the way.
More
  • 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
From
$175.00
Price varies by group size
From
$175.00
Price varies by group size
Taking safety measures

Best of Yosemite Small Group Tour: Giant Sequoias & Glacier Point

Best of Yosemite Small Group Tour: Giant Sequoias & Glacier Point

star-4.5
24
Explore the best of Yosemite National Park without the hassle of logistics or a crowded shuttle on this small-group tour that makes it easy to explore park highlights like Glacier Point, El Capitan, Tunnel View, and the giant sequoias of Tuolomne Grove. Take in the views while a driver handles the winding roads, and stop for an included picnic lunch at beautiful Cathedral Beach.
More
  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
From
$149.00
Price varies by group size
From
$149.00
Price varies by group size
Taking safety measures

1 day Yosemite and Giant Sequoia Tour from Groveland

1 day Yosemite and Giant Sequoia Tour from Groveland

star-4.5
15
On this full-day tour of Yosemite from Groveland, you can spend a relaxed day inside the park without the stress of traffic jams, shuttles, or endless searching for a parking spot. After convenient hotel pickup, head straight for highlights like the giant sequoias at Tuolumne Grove, Yosemite Valley, El Capitan, and the Merced River. Listen to insightful commentary about the park in between stops where you can get out and explore Yosemite’s natural wonders.
More
  • 7 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
From
$119.00
From
$119.00
Taking safety measures

Private Guided Hiking Tour in Yosemite

Private Guided Hiking Tour in Yosemite

star-4.5
57
Walk to soaring cliffs and alpine meadows on a private, guided hiking tour of Yosemite National Park. Tailor this 5- or 6-hour trip to your interests and ability, then find your perfect trail into the wilderness. Learn about the history and ecology of the High Sierra as you walk alongside your guide, and find uncrowded paths in the heart of the park. Enjoy a backcountry picnic and discover stunning views of the Yosemite Valley or High Country, or challenge yourself to take on a longer hike with more elevation gain.
More
  • 4 to 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
From
$250.00
Price varies by group size
From
$250.00
Price varies by group size
Taking safety measures

Semi Private Yosemite Tour with Ahwahnee Lunch - with Hotel Pickup !

Semi Private Yosemite Tour with Ahwahnee Lunch - with Hotel Pickup !

star-4.5
19
Skip the impersonal, large-group bus tours on this full-day trip to Yosemite National Park, with lunch and round-trip transport included. In addition to navigating the park’s vast size for you, your guide provides stories and facts often unheard by visitors. Options for the day’s itinerary include a short hike, sweeping views of El Capitan, and a drive along the Merced River.
More
  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
From
$231.67
From
$231.67
Taking safety measures

Yosemite Guided RZR Tour

Yosemite Guided RZR Tour

star-5
7
Add a dose of adventure to your Yosemite experience on a rugged ATV tour through the park’s backcountry. Rumble over dusty, muddy trails in the Sierra National Forest, tackling rocky inclines and letting loose on straightaways while surrounded by some of California’s most prized wilderness. No ATV experience is needed, as a lesson and safety course is provided.
More
  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
From
$449.00
per group
From
$449.00
per group
Taking safety measures

Private Family Hike in Yosemite

Private Family Hike in Yosemite

star-5
20
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.
More
  • 4 to 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
From
$166.67
From
$166.67
Taking safety measures

Private Hummer 4 X 4 Tour of Yosemite Including Hotel Pickup

Private Hummer 4 X 4 Tour of Yosemite Including Hotel Pickup

star-4.5
8
Explore Yosemite National Park on a private tour in a 4X4 Hummer. Create your own itinerary with options to get out and hike, or stay in the Hummer for a scenic ride. Stop for a picnic lunch, and learn how John Muir convinced President Roosevelt to create the park during a 3-night camping trip. End the tour with a visit to The Pioneer Village History Center. This tour is ideal for visitors looking for an exclusive experience away from crowds.
More
  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
From
$1,268.00
per group
From
$1,268.00
per group
Taking safety measures

Yosemite Valley Private Hiking Tour

Yosemite Valley Private Hiking Tour

star-5
38
Spend the day immersed in nature on a full-day hiking tour of Yosemite National Park. See the dramatic slopes of Half Dome and North Dome, experience the force of Yosemite Falls, and hike a variety trails to see Mirror Lake, and Spider Caves. Opt for a tour of an old Pioneer village and cemetery if you want. Guides carry water purification and first aid equipment and all profits form this tour support Yosemite youth summer camp programs.
More
  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
From
$117.00
Price varies by group size
From
$117.00
Price varies by group size
Taking safety measures

One Day In Yosemite Private Tour:Yosemite Valley, Glacier Point & Giant Sequoias
Likely to Sell OutLikely to Sell Out

One Day In Yosemite Private Tour:Yosemite Valley, Glacier Point & Giant Sequoias

star-5
13
See what Yosemite has to offer on this packed private sightseeing hike and tour. You’ll get an overview of Yosemite in one day, from Giant Sequoias to Glacier Point and Bridalveil Falls. Stop for hikes, photo ops of iconic landmarks, and swims underneath waterfalls. You’ll hike between 2-6 miles (3.2-6.7 kilometers) with the activity level adjusted based on the preferences of your group.
More
  • 10 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
From
$307.70
From
$307.70
Taking safety measures

Off-Road Giant Sequoia 4x4 Tour

Off-Road Giant Sequoia 4x4 Tour

star-4.5
12
Go off–roading in a Jeep to explore a Giant Sequoia forest near the south entrance to Yosemite National Park. Enjoy a fun 40-minute ride into the forest, followed by an easy hike through the trees. This 2-hour tour from Fish Camp provides both 4WD thrills and a great opportunity to see California's massive trees up close.
More
  • 3 hours
  • Taking safety measures
From
$469.00
per group
From
$469.00
per group
Taking safety measures

4 Day Yosemite Backpacking - Glacier Point to Half Dome
Likely to Sell OutLikely to Sell Out

4 Day Yosemite Backpacking - Glacier Point to Half Dome

star-5
32
Looking for an incredible Half Dome backpacking trip? This trip will make the experience unforgettable! Begin the adventure at Glacier Point (Yosemite’s number one attraction) with panoramic views of the Sierra Nevada high country. Quickly lose the crowds by descending into the Illilouette Valley and setting up camp along the creek. On Day three hike around the base of Mt. Starr King to Little Yosemite Valley, passing by the precipice of Nevada Fall along the way. If we are unable to summit Half Dome this afternoon for a sunset; we will take in the sunrise the next morning. Return to Yosemite Valley along the famous Mist Trail soaking in both Nevada and Vernal Falls. This is one of our most popular Yosemite backpacking trips for good reason! Cancellations are governed by our standard cancellation policy. See our website for details.
More
  • 4 days
  • Taking safety measures
From
$1,148.08
From
$1,148.08
Taking safety measures

5 Day Yosemite Backpacking - Three Summits
Likely to Sell OutLikely to Sell Out

5 Day Yosemite Backpacking - Three Summits

star-5
23
Summit three of Yosemite’s most iconic peaks over the course of three nights in the backcountry. Experience some of the park’s rugged wilderness along the way. Camp at the shore of May Lake at the base of Mount Hoffman (10,850’). Visit Yosemite’s largest lake (Tenaya) before hiking up to the Sunrise Lakes area where you will camp before tackling Clouds Rest (9,926’). Your adventure will culminate with the summit of Half Dome (8,836’) before returning to Yosemite Valley on the Mist Trail passing two spectacular waterfalls. This trip’s strenuous itinerary is well worth it! If you’re looking for an authentic Yosemite experience, this is the adventure for you! Cancellations are governed by our standard cancellation policy. See our website for details.
More
  • 5 days
  • Taking safety measures
From
$1,338.47
From
$1,338.47
Taking safety measures

6 Day Yosemite Backpacking - The Hidden Yosemite
Likely to Sell OutLikely to Sell Out

6 Day Yosemite Backpacking - The Hidden Yosemite

star-5
15
Many believe that the northern portion of Yosemite National Park is the last true wilderness of the Sierra Nevada. This trip will take you through the less visited portion of the park that is home to deep canyons, dense old-growth forests, and stunning alpine peaks and ridges. On this adventure you will camp besides rivers, and backcountry lakes that provide a dramatic landscape of the Northern Yosemite terrain including camping in upper Slide Canyon beneath the Sawtooth Ridge. If you’re looking to push yourself and have an authentic wilderness experience, this is the adventure for you! Cancellations are governed by our standard cancellation policy. See our website for details.
More
  • 6 days
  • Taking safety measures
From
$1,538.47
From
$1,538.47
Taking safety measures

5 Day Yosemite Backpacking - Amazing Sunsets
Likely to Sell OutLikely to Sell Out

5 Day Yosemite Backpacking - Amazing Sunsets

star-5
8
If you’re looking for an incredible backcountry adventure that isn’t too strenuous, look no further! During this five-day trip you’ll experience some of Yosemite’s pristine wilderness locations. Camp at the base of Mount Hoffman (10,850′) along the shore of May Lake. Swim, relax, or opt for a four-mile roundtrip hike to the summit of Mount Hoffman. Trek through high alpine meadows as you make your way to Polly Dome Lake—a hidden location surrounded partially by granite. Camp at Glen Aulin, nestled at the mouth of the Grand Canyon of the Tuolumne River. Amazing sunsets are a specialty along this route! This trip is perfect for a family backpacking adventure, or those wanting something less strenuous. Cancellations are governed by our standard cancellation policy. See our website for details.
More
  • 5 days
  • Taking safety measures
From
$1,338.47
From
$1,338.47
Taking safety measures

5 Day Yosemite Backpacking - Yosemite Icons
Likely to Sell OutLikely to Sell Out

5 Day Yosemite Backpacking - Yosemite Icons

star-5
7
For the hiker wanting to see it all, the Yosemite Icons trip offers stunning views of Yosemite’s most famous landmarks from rarely seen perspectives. Experience the adrenalin rush of peering over the sheer 3,000 foot face of El Capitan –the mecca of rock climbers around the world. Feel the mist of the roaring Yosemite Falls as you stand over the water plunging nearly 1500 feet to the pool below making it one of the tallest free-falling waterfalls in the world. Have lunch while gazing down on the granite bubble North Dome and relax while watching the sunset on the valley from Eagle Peak. This is a bucket list backpacking trip that lets you get up close and personal with scenes most people only see on postcards in the gift shop. Cancellations are governed by our standard cancellation policy. See our website for details.
More
  • 5 days
  • Taking safety measures
From
$1,338.47
From
$1,338.47
Taking safety measures

Half Dome Guided Backpacking Tour - Yosemite National Park

Half Dome Guided Backpacking Tour - Yosemite National Park

star-5
6
Going on a Discovery Treks Half Dome backpacking & camping guided hiking trip is a once in a life time experience. For three days we’ll guide you on a hike to the famous and most popular location within Yosemite National Park - Half Dome. We will begin the hike in Yosemite Valley before backpacking into the backcountry to our first few nights of camping on our way to Half Dome. The difficulty of this hike increases significantly with your day hike up Half Dome before we return to Yosemite Valley on the final day. *Route Variation - Our specific hiking route and campsites on each departure are dependent upon permit availability. Difficulty of the hike will also vary based on the route change. Additionally, the ascent up Half Dome is very challenging and is weather permitting. Hiking Half Dome is a very popular tour option in Yosemite, tours are subject to permit availability, please book 6+ months in advance, if possible, to allow for best shot at acquiring a permit.
More
  • 4 days
From
$1,075.00
From
$1,075.00

Private Guided Snowshoe Hike in Yosemite

Private Guided Snowshoe Hike in Yosemite

star-5
5
Discover the stunning winter scenery of Yosemite National Park on a guided snowshoe hike that goes deep into the frozen landscape. Embark on a beginner trail or take on an extended option for this 4- or 6- hour adventure, and watch for the tracks that deer, coyote, bobcats and bears leave in the pristine snow. See the Yosemite Valley or the High Country, take in views of soaring rocks with an icy glaze, and experience the remarkable tranquility of this park’s quietest season.
More
  • 4 to 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
From
$250.00
Price varies by group size
From
$250.00
Price varies by group size
Taking safety measures

Yosemite Valley Private Winter Hiking Tour

Yosemite Valley Private Winter Hiking Tour

star-4.5
5
While Yosemite is at its most popular during the warm summer months, the beloved National Park is equally in the winter months, with fewer crowds and beautiful snowfall on many of the valley's surrounding peaks. With this customizable winter tour, you'll get to experience Yosemite in a way that interests you, with a wide option of activities running from hikes to museum tours.
More
  • 4 to 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
From
$234.00
Price varies by group size
From
$234.00
Price varies by group size
Taking safety measures

Experience Yosemite: Beginner or Advanced Photography Lesson

Experience Yosemite: Beginner or Advanced Photography Lesson

star-5
4
Capture unforgettable images of Yosemite National Park with a 4-hour photography lesson for beginners or advanced photographers. Bring your camera and learn new techniques from an expert instructor, and watch the afternoon light transform the soaring cliffs, alpine rivers and high meadows of this remarkable landscape. Set up at a series of shooting locations that include iconic views and lesser-known sites as you follow in the footsteps of Ansel Adams, Carlton Watkins and Edward Weston in California’s most iconic national park.
More
  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
From
$575.00
From
$575.00

Private Tuolumne Meadows Hiking Tour

Private Tuolumne Meadows Hiking Tour

star-5
3
Explore Yosemite’s Tuolumne Meadows on a full-day outdoor adventure. Meet your guide in the morning to customize your plan for the day. Opt for an easy hike to the top of Lembert Dome, visit Dog Lake, and see Soda Springs. Your guide is well prepared with water purification equipment, first aid kits, and other necessities. Bring snacks, water, and lunch for a picnic break, and feel good knowing that profits form the tour support Yosemite youth summer programs.
More
  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
From
$234.00
Price varies by group size
From
$234.00
Price varies by group size
Taking safety measures

Private Giant Sequoia Grove Hike

Private Giant Sequoia Grove Hike

star-4
1
Walk amongst one of the world’s oldest living things: the Giant Sequoia trees of Yosemite National Park. The Tuolumne and Merced Groves are home to some of the tallest and oldest trees in the world. Reaching heights of 300 feet (91 meters) and living thousands of years. The hike can be customized depending on the group and your guide carries water purification and first aid equipment and other necessities. All profits from this tour support youth summer camp programs in Yosemite.
More
  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
From
$234.00
Price varies by group size
From
$234.00
Price varies by group size
Taking safety measures

Full Day Tour at Yosemite Valley Winter

Full Day Tour at Yosemite Valley Winter

Wildland Trekking's expert guides are the best in the business, which is why we are the #1 rated Outdoor Activity in a variety of National Parks on Trip Advisor. We will show you the best of Yosemite by pointing out amazing landmarks, teaching you about the history and geology of the park, and helping you vastly increase the safety of your hike with expert guidance and preparation. Enjoy a wonderful picnic lunch, tasty snacks, excellent gear and passionate, educated, professional guides!
More
  • 7 to 8 hours
From
$405.00
From
$405.00

Filters

What people are saying about On the Ground in Yosemite National Park

star-5
Full-Day Small Group Yosemite & Glacier Point Tour Including Hotel Pickup
"Our tour was amazing. We had Richard as our guide and driver and he was excellent. Very informative about the park and area. We would recommend him alway."..."
star-5
Guided Yosemite Hiking Excursion
"Lance was an awesome guide! Had a great time - a legendary climber to lead the tour! Great Knowledge of the Sites and Yosemite!"..."
star-5
Best of Yosemite Small Group Tour: Giant Sequoias & Glacier Point
"Jeremy our tour guide was Awesome ! He was extremely knowledgeable about Yosemite and surrounding areas and also wonderful driver! Thank you!"..."
star-5
1 day Yosemite and Giant Sequoia Tour from Groveland
"Great tour guide. Loved getting the history. El Capitan was beautiful! Meadows and trees were amazing."..."
star-5
Private Guided Hiking Tour in Yosemite
"The day was an amazing view of the valley . Ended up hiking 9 miles but was truly pleasurable. Our guide Chris was very knowledgeable and extremely personable. The beginner hike is what you make it. Can be simple but can be modified to a little tougher if you say so. A wonderful experience."..."
star-5
Semi Private Yosemite Tour with Ahwahnee Lunch - with Hotel Pickup !
"Our tour guide was very informative and very pleasant. He made suggestions for things we could do. We booked 2 tours and they were very similar. He made it different and enjoyable for all of us."..."
star-5
Yosemite Guided RZR Tour
"Brody, he was our guide, he was awesome. He made the experience worth it .I would do it again. The over look of Bass lake was amazing as well as the creek crossing."..."
star-5
Private Family Hike in Yosemite
"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!"..."
star-5
Private Hummer 4 X 4 Tour of Yosemite Including Hotel Pickup
"Richard was fantastic! He was very friendly, super knowledgeable and extremely enthusiastic. It was a wonderful experience!"..."
star-5
Yosemite Valley Private Hiking Tour
"Zach was very informative, personable and accomodating. Could not have been better guide. He made our visit to Yosemite very good."..."
star-5
One Day In Yosemite Private Tour:Yosemite Valley, Glacier Point & Giant Sequoias
"This was a day to remember for a lifetime. Started with the sequoia hike and our guide Jamie was so knowledgeable as well as a wonderful person. Went after that to the high country and truly was gods country. Will remember this day always. I would recommend Echo adventures and Viator for any private hikes at Yosemite. Loved every moment."..."
star-5
Off-Road Giant Sequoia 4x4 Tour
"Unfortunately we needed to cxl this tour although the customer service from Sierra Jeep Tours was excellent! I would highly recommend them and cannot wait to go on this tour in the future."..."
star-5
Private Guided Snowshoe Hike in Yosemite
"Because of lack of snow this was changed to a guided walk through the most interesting parts of the valley floor. Our guide was amazing, knowledgeable and full of enthusiasm. Made time fly."..."
star-5
Yosemite Valley Private Winter Hiking Tour
"We had a great time on this tour, our guide was knowledgeable and friendly and he gave us useful advice for the following days. I would highly recommend this tour, especially for people who are new to Yosemite, like ourselves. We were the only ones on this particular tour so the experience was really tailored for us, which was fantastic."..."
star-5
Experience Yosemite: Beginner or Advanced Photography Lesson
"Great coach! Al provides tons of insight of Yosemite I have benefited from the later stay!"..."

Frequently Asked Questions

The answers provided below are based on answers previously given by the tour provider to customers’ questions.
Q:
What are the best On the Ground in Yosemite National Park?
Q:
What On the Ground in Yosemite National Park are taking additional safety precautions?
Q:
What On the Ground in Yosemite National Park are good for avoiding crowds?

Day Trips from Yosemite National Park