AIRPLANE TOURS & CHARTERS

YOSEMITE AIRPLANE TOURS

Escape the crowds, awaken your senses, and experience Yosemite in its raw and pristine state – from the air. Join our partners at Yosemite Flight Tours for a custom aerial tour of Yosemite National Park

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Available

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Difficulty

Price Per Person 

Starting at 399.00 per Adult | 240.00 per youth

Easy

8AM, 9AM & 10AM

Year Round, Monday - Friday

Airplane Tours

The air adventures with our partners at Yosemite Flight Tours can only be described as “awesome”. From the aerial vantage point, the vertical relief of Yosemite and the sheer magnitude of the mountains are captivating. Your pilot narrates the natural history, pointing out familiar landmarks including the majestic El Capitan, Glacier Point, Half Dome, Yosemite Falls, Vernal and Nevada Falls, and many other natural works of art. Every trip is customized to what passengers want. We float over Clouds Rest, Cathedral Peak and on to Tuolumne Meadows, and Lyell Glacier. You’ll peek over to the Sierra’s East side onto Mono Lake, Tioga Pass and then into the Grand Canyon of the Tuolumne. Be ready with your camera, as this tour is especially photogenic. Yosemite Air Tours are 399.99 per adult and 240.00 for kiddos under 12 years old, and can be booked to depart from Columbia at no additional charge! For an additional fee you can leave from Groveland's Pine Mountain Lake ($150.00), Mariposa ($300.00), and Lee Vining Airport ($450.00)!

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

YOSEMITE TO DEATH VALLEY AIRPLANE TOURS

Escape the crowds, awaken your senses, and experience Yosemite and Death Valley National Parks from the air with our partners at Yosemite Flight Tours!

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Available

Time

Difficulty

Price Per Person 

Starting at 599.00 per person*

Easy

9AM

Year Round, Monday - Friday

Airplane Tours

Join our partner's at Yosemite Flight Tours on a combination air adventures over Yosemite National Park and Death Valley National Park! This trips is best described as “awesome” and includes two trips in one! From your aerial vantage point, the vertical relief of Yosemite and the sheer magnitude of the mountains are captivating. Your pilot narrates the natural history, pointing out familiar landmarks including the majestic El Capitan, Glacier Point, Half Dome, Yosemite Falls, Vernal and Nevada Falls, and many other natural works of art. Death Valley National Park is 4 TIMES BIGGER with a lot of back-country desert that most don't see. Mosaic Canyon, Scotty's Castle, Ubhebe crater, Saline Valley and many desolate nowhere canyons. You will also get to see isolated island peaks and sand dunes at eye level. This combination trip is starts at 599.00 per person and can be booked to depart from Columbia at no additional charge! For an additional fee you can leave from Groveland's Pine Mountain Lake ($150.00), Mariposa ($300.00), and Lee Vining Airport ($450.00)!

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

"YOSEMITE ON POINT" ALL INCLUSIVE LUXURY VACATION

Experience the ultimate in Yosemite style and luxury with our 3 Day "Yosemite On Point" All Inclusive Vacation Package that includes a privately chartered flight, a sunset charcuterie picnic at Glacier Point, in-suite massage and more!

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Available

Time

Difficulty

Price Per Person 

Starting at 1000.00 per person, per day

Easy - Moderate

3 Days

June - October

Luxury Package

Day 1 8 am - 7 pm Meet your captain from Yosemite Flight Tours at the California airport of your choice for a private, comfortable and scenic chartered flight into the Pine Mountain Lake Airport. Once you have landed your personal Echo Adventure guide will help with luggage before heading straight into Yosemite National Park! After a scenic drive, we'll enjoy a 2-mile round trip hike along an abandoned stagecoach road into the Tuolumne Grove of Gaint Sequoias - the largest tree species on Earth - where we'll picnic in the shadows of these behemoths before heading back. That afternoon your private guide will head to Rush Creek Lodge where they will help you check into your Hillside Villa where you can enjoy a bottle of complimentary champagne and in-suite massage before dinner and drinks in their brand new dining room. You'll have plenty of time that evening to enjoy the saltwater hot tub and pool, fireside s'mores or the miles of hiking and biking trails around the lodge! Day 2 11 am - 10 pm Your guide will meet you after breakfast at Rush Creek Lodge for another incredible day filled with the best Yosemite has to offer! We'll head into the iconic Yosemite Valley for brunch or lunch at the famed Majestic Hotel Dining Room (formally the Ahwahnee), before a relaxed walk to the base of Yosemite Falls, the tallest waterfall in North America, and an Instagram worthy photo session in the Valley meadows under El Capitan and Half Dome! That evening we'll head up to the southern rim of Yosemite Valley at Glacier Point, stopping along the way at Tunnel View for views Bridalveil Falls and at the Taft Point trailhead for a walk to the fissures! That evening we'll relax at Glacier Point for sunset and enjoy a Charcuterie Board Picnic with a handmade board filled to the edges with meats, cheeses and a pate along with pickled vegetables, cold salad, dried fruit, and fresh bread. We'll keep the sparkling Citron Pressé (lemonade) flowing and end our meal with a selection of French Macarons. We'll return to lodge late, so get a good nights rest for the next day! Day 3 8 am - 5 pm The last day of this amazing package begins after your guide helps with checkout and a short, scenic drive down one of Yosemite's backcountry roads. We'll stop for a hearty mountain breakfast on the patio of the historic Evergreen Lodge, before continuing our drive a bit further into Hetch Hetchy Valley for a 5-mile round trip hike along the granite Reservoir to the thundering, 1200 foot Wapama Falls! If you're feeling saucy then we can hike even further to Rancheria Falls before our a leisure hike back to a lunch cookout with a fully dressed picnic table! Your picnic BBQ will begin with fresh fruit, green salad, and fresh baked 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. After our lunch, we'll enjoy another scenic drive along the Tuolumne River Canyon to the Pine Mountain Lake Airport. There you will meet your captain for another sightseeing flight over Yosemite and onto the next phase in your California adventure with destinations like Sequoia-Kings Canyon National Park, Death Valley National Park or the Bay Area!

 

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