FAMILY FRIENDLY ADVENTURES IN YOSEMITE

INTRODUCTION TO FLY FISHING

Private, guided, catch & release, full day fly fishing adventure for rainbow, brown, and brook trout in the Tuolumne and Merced River watersheds of Yosemite National Park. Available to all anglers 7 years old and up regardless of experience.

Type

Available

Time

Difficulty

Price Per Person 

230.00*

Beginner

8 Hours

Year Round

Fly Fishing

Our private Introduction to Fly fishing trip is perfect for individuals, families or groups that want to learn the basics of fly fishing during their visit to Yosemite National Park! This beginner trip focuses on beginner casting, fly selection, reading water and basic knot tying, as well as Czech Nymphing, dry fly, streaming and wet fly techniques to prepare you for picking up a rod on your home waters! Note: There is 2-4 miles of hiking on this tour.

*6% online booking fee applied to all reservation made online. Please call or email to avoid additional booking fees. 

ALL INCLUSIVE YOSEMITE WINTER ADVENTURE

Private, guided snowshoeing adventure into the Tuolumne Grove of Giant Sequoias and a hiking tour in Yosemite Valley in Yosemite National Park. Available for visitors ages 7 and up.

Type

Available

Time

Difficulty

Price Per Person 

225.00*

Easy - Moderate

9AM - 5PM

December - March

Snowshoeing and Sightseeing

The perfect way to experience Yosemite this winter! Before we drink our hot cocoa and stand in awe under the largest tree species on earth, we'll enjoy an incredible hike or introductory snowshoe along a historic stagecoach road into the Tuolumne Grove. After a delicious made to order hiker's lunch (included), you'll experience all of Yosemite Valley's incredible waterfalls, including Yosemite Falls, the tallest waterfall in North America! We'll also see Yosemite Valley's most iconic landmarks and vistas on this fun and informative naturalist tour! Note: Snowshoeing is dependent on season and snow levels.

*6% online booking fee applied to all reservation made online. Please call or email to avoid additional booking fees. 

GIANT SEQUOIA SNOWSHOE

Private, guided snowshoeing adventure into the Tuolumne Grove of Giant Sequoias in Yosemite National Park. Available for visitors ages 7 and up.

Type

Available

Time

Difficulty

Price Per Person 

100.00*

2.5 Miles | Moderate

9AM - 2PM

December - March

Snowshoe

Get up close and personal with Giant Sequoias, the largest trees on earth on this incredible introductory snowshoe hike along a historic stagecoach coach road! We'll snowshoe in the shadows of trees 1000’s of years old, walk through a tunnel tree and crawl through a fallen giant while learning the history and ecology of this incredible species! Note: This may be a hike depending on snow depth. Points of Interest: Giant Sequoias

*6% online booking fee applied to all reservation made online. Please call or email to avoid additional booking fees. 

HIGH COUNTRY FLY FISHING ADVENTURE

Private, guided, catch & release, full day fly fishing adventure for rainbow, brown, brook and/or golden trout in the Tuolumne and Merced River watersheds of Yosemite National Park. Available to all anglers 9 years old and up regardless of experience.

Type

Available

Time

Difficulty

Price Per Person 

300.00*

Beginner - Advanced

10 Hours

Mid June - Nov 15

Fly Fishing

Choose between a Backcountry Hike 'n' Wade or High Country Float Tube Adventure on this amazing day spent above 8000 feet in Yosemite's pristine high country. We'll take you far away from the crowds for a classic fly fishing experience untouched, high alpine lakes and streams in search of wild trout and unprecedented views of Yosemite's tallest peaks.

*6% online booking fee applied to all reservation made online. Please call or email to avoid additional booking fees. 

FAMILY FUN FLY FISHING

Private, guided, catch & release, half day fly fishing adventure for rainbow, brown, and brook trout in the Tuolumne and Merced River watersheds of Yosemite National Park. Available to all anglers 7 years old and up regardless of experience.

Type

Available

Time

Difficulty

Price Per Person 

150.00*

Beginner

4 Hours

May - Nov 15

Fly Fishing

Get a taste of Yosemite fly fishing on local waters on this fun AM or PM half-day adventure perfect for all ages and abilities or high water conditions! This basic introduction focuses on the experience of fly fishing, as well as aquatic ecology and conservation with many opportunities to sustainably catch and release trout along the river banks of our favorite local spots. Boots and waders are not provided as we focus solely on czech nymphing from the river bank!

*6% online booking fee applied to all reservation made online. Please call or email to avoid additional booking fees. 

MERCED RIVER RAFTING | LOW WATER HALF DAY

Beginner half day whitewater rafting trip in the Sierra foothills just 75 minutes from Yosemite Valley for visitors 7 years old and up.

Type

Available

Time

Difficulty

Price Per Person 

108.00 - 124.00

Class II - III Rapids

8AM - 12:30PM or 1:30PM - 6PM

July/August

Rafting

Fancy a fun family rafting trip with warm temperatures, exciting lower water class 2-3 rapids, and scenic floating? How about jumping off rocks and swimming through rapids!? Yes! Then join Zephyr on this low water trip covering a fun 5.5-mile narrow gorge section of the Merced River! Fun for good swimmers 7 and up!

YOSEMITE'S HIGH COUNTRY

Private, guided sightseeing hike and tour of Tioga Road and Tuolumne Meadows in Yosemite National Park's high country. Available for visitors of all ages.

Type

Available

Time

Difficulty

Price Per Person 

175.00*

Easy - Moderate

8AM - 4PM

June - October

Sightseeing

Experience the beauty and grandeur of subalpine lakes and rivers, high mountain meadows, snow-capped peaks and the unique flora and fauna in Yosemite's High Country as we drive up to Tioga Pass, California's highest drivable mountain pass at 10,000 feet! We'll stop along the way for unbelievable vistas, short naturalist hikes and swimming opportunities on sandy beaches! Note: There is a combined 2-6 miles of hiking at high altitude on this tour. Points of Interest: Crane Flat, Tioga Road, Olmsted Point, Half Dome, Clouds Rest, Tenaya Lake, Unicorn Peak, Cathedral Peak, Tuolumne Meadows, Tuolumne River, Mt. Dana, Tioga Pass and Lyell Fork.

*6% online booking fee applied to all reservation made online. Please call or email to avoid additional booking fees. 

YOSEMITE'S HIGH COUNTRY & GIANT SEQUOIAS

Private, guided sightseeing hike and tour of the Tuolumne Grove of Giant Sequoias and Tuolumne Meadows in Yosemite National Park's high country. Available for visitors of all ages.

Type

Available

Time

Difficulty

Price Per Person 

175.00*

Easy - Moderate

8AM - 4PM

June - October

Sightseeing

Join us for an in-depth naturalist hike through a grove of the largest trees on earth; the Giant Sequoias! Afterwards, we'll head up along Tioga Road for hiking, swimming and sightseeing among the subalpine lakes and rivers, high mountain meadows and snow-capped peaks of Yosemite's pristine high country! Note: There is a combined 4 - 6 miles of hiking on this tour. Points of Interest: Crane Flat, Tioga Road, Olmsted Point, Half Dome, Clouds Rest, Tenaya Lake, Unicorn Peak, Cathedral Peak, Tuolumne Meadows, Tuolumne River, Mt. Dana, Tioga Pass and Giant Sequoias.

*6% online booking fee applied to all reservation made online. Please call or email to avoid additional booking fees. 

YOSEMITE VALLEY TOUR & MERCED RIVER WHITEWATER RAFTING

Private, guided sightseeing tour of Yosemite Valley in Yosemite National Park followed by a half day whitewater rafting adventure on the Merced River. Available for visitors 7 and up.

Type

Available

Time

Difficulty

Price Per Person 

210.00 - 225.00

Class III - IV Rapids

9AM - 9PM

April - July/August

Sightseeing and Rafting

This full-service, multi-sport adventure is the best way to spend 1 day in Yosemite! You'll hike in the shadow of Half Dome with one of Echo's member guides in the morning before charging down the Merced's 11 miles of class III rapids with Zephyr Whitewater Expeditions that very afternoon! We'll even pick you up and drop you off at your hotel!

YOSEMITE VALLEY & GLACIER POINT

Private, guided sightseeing hike and tour of Yosemite Valley and Glacier Point in Yosemite National Park. Available for visitors of all ages, abilities and interests.

Type

Available

Time

Difficulty

Price Per Person 

175.00*

Easy - Moderate

8AM - 5PM

May - November

Sightseeing

See the iconic Half Dome and Yosemite Falls from every angle on this memorable combination tour. We'll start off with hiking and sightseeing from the cliffs of Glacier Point, looking down 3000 feet into the famed Yosemite Valley. Then we'll head down into the Valley, stopping at famous landmarks like Tunnel View and Bridalveil Falls giving you the complete Yosemite Valley experience! Points of Interest: Yosemite Valley, Half Dome, Tenaya Canyon, Liberty Cap, Grizzley Peak, Royal Arches, Vernal & Nevada Falls. Four Mile Trail, North Dome, Clouds Rest, Yosemite Falls, El Capitan, Tunnel View, Bridalveil Falls, Merced River and Glacier Point.

*6% online booking fee applied to all reservation made online. Please call or email to avoid additional booking fees. 

YOSEMITE VALLEY & GLACIER POINT ADAPTIVE TOUR

Private, guided sightseeing tour of Yosemite Valley and Glacier Point in Yosemite National Park. Available for visitors of all ages, abilities and interests.

Type

Available

Time

Difficulty

Price Per Person 

150.00*

Custom

8AM - 3PM

May - November

Adaptive Sightseeing

See the iconic Half Dome and Yosemite Falls from every angle on this combination tour. We'll start off with sightseeing from the cliffs of Glacier Point looking down 3000 feet into to the famed Yosemite Valley before we head down to the Valley itself! On the way, we'll visit famous landmarks like Tunnel View and Bridalveil Falls giving you the complete Yosemite Valley experience! Note: All walking is on paved and accessible trails that are appropriate for a wheelchair, scooter, cane or walker. Points of Interest: Yosemite Valley, Half Dome, Vernal & Nevada Falls. Yosemite Falls, El Capitan, Tunnel View, Bridalveil Falls, Merced River and Glacier Point.

*6% online booking fee applied to all reservation made online. Please call or email to avoid additional booking fees. 

YOSEMITE EXPLORER'S PACKAGE

Already have your accommodations booked or your camping gear purchased!? Let us take care of the rest and show you the very best of Yosemite by booking our 3-day Yosemite Explorer Package!

Type

Available

Time

Difficulty

Price Per Person 

225.00 Per Person/Per Day*

Easy - Moderate

3 Days

June - October

Adventure Package

Day 1: We'll pick you up from your hotel or campsite for an amazing day exploring Yosemite's High Country including a hike into the Giant Sequoias! That evening you'll be treated to an incredible meal and wine tasting at Pine Mountain Lake Grill. Day 2: Another spectacular day starts when we pick you up at 8 am for hiking, sightseeing and swimming in the famed Yosemite Valley and Glacier Point! Complete with a BBQ lunch in Yosemite Valley and casual dinner at the new Rush Creek Lodge. Day 3: This fantastic trip ends with a day in Hetch Hetchy Valley with a 5-mile round trip hike along the granite Reservoir to the 1200 foot Wapama Falls! If you're feeling saucy, then we can hike even further to Rancheria Falls before our hearty hiker's lunch and a leisure hike back!

*6% online booking fee applied to all reservation made online. Please call or email to avoid additional booking fees. 

YOSEMITE VALLEY, GLACIER POINT & GIANT SEQUOIAS

Private, guided sightseeing hike and tour of Yosemite Valley, Glacier Point and the Tuolumne Grove of Giant Sequoias in Yosemite National Park. Available for visitors of all ages.

Type

Available

Time

Difficulty

Price Per Person 

200.00*

Easy - Moderate

8AM - 6PM

May - November

Sightseeing

This is the ultimate Yosemite sightseeing experience and the best way to see "Yosemite" in just one day. We'll start off exploring a grove of Giant Sequoias, the largest living trees on earth, before heading out to Glacier Point for a bird's eye view of Yosemite's most iconic landmarks like Half Dome and Yosemite Falls. We'll end the day with even more hiking, sightseeing and maybe even swimming in the famed Yosemite Valley! Note: There is combined 4-6 miles of hiking on this tour. Points of Interest: Yosemite Valley, Half Dome, Vernal & Nevada Falls. Yosemite Falls, El Capitan, Tunnel View, Bridalveil Falls, Merced River, Glacier Point, Giant Sequoias.

*6% online booking fee applied to all reservation made online. Please call or email to avoid additional booking fees. 

YOSEMITE VALLEY TOUR WITH BBQ DINNER

Private, guided sightseeing tour of Yosemite Valley with a 4 course BBQ picnic dinner in Yosemite National Park. Available for visitors of all ages, abilities and interests.

Type

Available

Time

Difficulty

Price Per Person 

225.00

Custom

1PM - 8PM

April - October

Sightseeing

Enjoy a leisurely afternoon sightseeing and walking among the iconic landmarks of Yosemite Valley before relaxing on the bank of the Merced River and swimming in crystal clear mountain water while your guide sets the table and grills up the perfect dinner! Your picnic BBQ will begin with fresh fruit, green salad, and fresh bread before you are served an organic, locally sourced steak with two grilled, seasonally available vegetable sides! We'll keep the sparkling lemonade and iced tea flowing and end our meal with a summer pie selection. This will be a dinner you remember for a lifetime! Note: Vegetarian options and other food preferences available upon request!

*6% online booking fee applied to all reservation made online. Please call or email to avoid additional booking fees. 

YOSEMITE VALLEY WATERFALLS

Private, guided sightseeing hike and tour of the Yosemite Valley waterfalls in Yosemite National Park. Available for visitors of all ages, abilities and interests.

Type

Available

Time

Difficulty

Price Per Person 

150.00*

Easy - Moderate

8AM - 3PM

February - June

Sightseeing

Experience all of Yosemite Valley's incredible waterfalls in peak flow, including Yosemite Falls, the tallest waterfall in North America! On this unforgettable spring tour, we'll also see Yosemite Valley's most iconic landmarks and historic places with your fun and informative naturalist guide! For a more adventurous day, consider the Giant Sequoia Hike or Snowshoe Adventure Add-On. Points of Interest: Yosemite Falls, Ribbon Falls, Bridalveil Falls, Horsetail Falls, Staircase Falls, Sentinel Falls, Tamarack Falls, The Cascades, Half Dome, El Capitan and Tunnel View.

*6% online booking fee applied to all reservation made online. Please call or email to avoid additional booking fees. 

YOSEMITE'S HIGH COUNTRY ADAPTIVE TOUR

Private, guided sightseeing tour of Tioga Road in Yosemite National Park's high country. Available for visitors of all ages, abilities and interests.

Type

Available

Time

Difficulty

Price Per Person 

150.00*

Custom

8AM - 2PM

June - October

Adaptive Sightseeing

Experience the beauty and grandeur of subalpine lakes and rivers, high mountain meadows, snow-capped peaks and the unique flora and fauna in Yosemite's High Country as we drive up to Tioga Pass, California's highest drivable mountain pass at 10,000 feet! We'll stop along the way for plenty of picture opportunities! Note: There are few paved or accessible trails on this trip; however some unpaved trails are appropriate for canes or walkers. Points of Interest: Crane Flat, Tioga Road, Olmsted Point, Half Dome, Clouds Rest, Tenaya Lake, Unicorn Peak, Cathedral Peak, Tuolumne Meadows, Tuolumne River, Mt. Dana, Tioga Pass and Lyell Fork.

*6% online booking fee applied to all reservation made online. Please call or email to avoid additional booking fees. 

THE ALL ACCESS YOSEMITE ALL INCLUSIVE PACKAGE

Small children, permanent disability or temporary injuries should not keep you from enjoying every corner of this spectacular National Park! Let us know your needs, and we'll craft an incredible adventure for you and everyone in your group!

Type

Available

Time

Difficulty

Price Per Person 

Starting at 275.00 per person, per day

Custom

4 Days

June - October

Adaptive Package

Day 1: We'll pick you up from the Bay Area, Sacramento or Fresno Area and have lunch before heading to your Yosemite area vacation rental or hotel. That evening you'll be treated to an incredible meal and wine tasting at the Pine Mountain Lake Grill. Day 2: We'll pick you up after breakfast at your accommodations at 9 am for a day sightseeing at elevations up to 10,000 feet in Yosemite's beautiful high country. We'll end the day with a casual dinner at the new Rush Creek Lodge Day 3: This unbelievable day in Yosemite starts after breakfast at 8am with sightseeing in the famed Yosemite Valley and high above at Glacier Point! Complete with a picnic BBQ lunch and a dinner of champions - pizza and beer - at the famed Two Guys Pizza Pies! Day 4: Depending on which area of California we are taking you to in the afternoon, we will either take a scenic drive into Yosemite's Hetch Hetchy Valley or driving tour through the Mariposa Grove of Giant Sequoias!​

HISTORIC GROVELAND HAPPY HOUR WALK

Experience the wild west history of Groveland, CA from the present day pioneers of this rural gateway!

Type

Available

Time

Difficulty

Price Per Person 

$10.00 per Person | 12 & Under Free!

.5 Miles | Easy

1-1.5 Hours

June

Walking Tour

The sleepy town of Groveland, CA located just outside Yosemite National Park was once (twice and even three times) a bustling metropolis of up to 20,000 people! Join your Echo member-guide on a fun and historic guided walking tour that explores the town's booms and busts as well as the pioneers that shaped its legacy. We'll meet at the Mountain Sage Coffee House, Gallery & Nursery where we'll get our first bit of history while enjoying a quick nibble of their fresh baked noms! During our half mile walk through town, we'll duck into other local shops, hotels, and restaurants along the way to see how they have transformed Groveland's wild west era mercantiles, brothels, and saloons. We'll end our journey at the 170-year-old Groveland Hotel with a quick nip at their Bourbon Bar & Taproom before we explore their historic wine cellar! You may even get to meet Lyle, gold miner and hotel guest since 1925 - umm, yeah, he's a ghost! We'll say goodbye with plenty of time that evening to enjoy shopping, dining or live music in downtown Groveland! Make sure to check out the back of your complimentary Echo walking map for discounts and promo codes to use during your visit!

*6% online booking fee applied to all reservation made online. Please call or email to avoid additional booking fees. 

 

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