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Yosemite Classic Camping/Hiking

Yosemite Classic Camping

Trip Highlights:

Yosemite Valley

Mist Trail

Authentic Backpacking Experience

Glacier Point, Sentinel Dome & Taft Point

Mt. Hoffman & May Lake

Tuolumne Grove of Sequoias

As many of our local guides will tell you, some of their first and most powerful experiences in Yosemite were on classic, multi-day camping/hiking trips. The convenience of camping in a car-friendly site gives the opportunity to venture out daily to see the different landscapes, views, and vistas in every corner of this magnificent park.

Our Classic Camping/Hiking Adventure is a traditional way of visiting Yosemite without the “roughing-it” experience of a backpacking trip. We will shuttle out daily from our campsite, with daypacks and lunch in hand, to our selected hiking destinations. As the #1 guide service in Yosemite, our tours highlight a variety of iconic and popular features throughout the park as well as some of the lesser known gems. We will hike to the top of giant waterfalls, along glacially polished granite, through alpine meadows full of wildflowers, and past giant sequoia trees. We will stand atop granite domes and reach the top of a major summit. Along the way, your professional and knowledgeable guide will share the history of Yosemite as well as information about the geology, natural history, plants, and animals of the area.

Every night you will stay in a comfortable campsite. We will provide all of the luxury camping gear. You can leave the cooking to our experienced outdoor guides, known for providing tasty and satisfying meals. The night will come to an end with stories and laughter around the campfire. S’mores are on us.

This is a great Yosemite multi-day tour that caters to families and hikers of all skill levels. This is a top-choice for first-timers to Yosemite.

In addition to our published dates, you can contact us about planning other dates/packages ranging from at least three days in length.

*Classic Camping Dates remain tenative until we are able to secure campsites, which we obtain approximately 5 months in advance. We currently have confirmed campsites through September 15th, 2022. Additional months will be confirmed on a rolling basis on the 15th of every month (ex. June 15-July 14 will be confirmed on February 15th).

Mileage & Difficulty

Average 27 Miles

Length

5 Days

Price

$1,729

Per Person

Departure Info

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Guide Service Guest, 2021
@stephenp236
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"My son and I (both tax accountants) recently enjoyed a three-day private guided backpacking trip with Last Adventures. The trip met all our expectations; we had a great time! The guide’s love of her work and knowledge of Yosemite National Park made the trip a success. She planned all the details, provided excellent gear, and made sure everything worked out as planned"
Guide Service Guest, 2021
Guide Service Guest, 2021
@D8156BRjennifero
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"Lasting Adventures made my trip to Yosemite a dream vacation! It was stress-free because every detail was covered from food and transportation to clear meeting instructions and itinerary. Our guide took a hike that would have been fun and made it magical by explaining the history and ecology of the area we were hiking. He matched our pace and often let us lead. I can't say enough good things about Zachary and Lasting Adventures!”
 Yoga Retreat Guest, 2021
Yoga Retreat Guest, 2021
@MikeK746
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“I did the Yosemite yoga 3 day backcountry camping. It was amazing! I would definitely do it again. The food was great! The scenery was superb camping in high country aside a mountain lake, and the guides and yoga instructor were fantastic!!!”
 Guide Service Guest, 2021
Guide Service Guest, 2021
@cezefo
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"We were a group of 7 family members (ages 22-65 years old), and for all of us it was our first hiking/backpacking/camping experience. We all had such an amazing yet challenging experience! Our guides’ spirit, cooking, and knowledge were great!”
 Guide Service Guest, 2021
Guide Service Guest, 2021
@Ambrosiaboyd
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“We backpacked with a group of 7 other people from 'Backpacker's Camp' to Mae Lake, up to Mt Hoffman, Cloud's Rest, and finally completed the trip with an amazing last day, summiting Half Dome at sunrise! It. Was. Incredible!! Our guides immediately made us feel comfortable and excited. Their passion for the wilderness, people, and their career as a guide is contagious. If you have the chance to go on a Lasting Adventures trip - please do it!”
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2022 Departure Dates by Month

    June Departure Dates  

  • Mon, Jun 6th – Fri, Jun 10th
    Hurry, only 3 spots remain

    July Departure Dates  

  • Mon, Jul 4th – Fri, Jul 8th
  • Tue, Jul 26th – Sat, Jul 30th
    Hurry, only one spot remains
  • August Departure Dates  

  • Tue, Aug 2nd – Sat, Aug 6th
  • Sat, Aug 13th – Wed, Aug 17th
  • Tue, Aug 30th – Sat, Sep 3rd

    September Departure Dates  

  • Fri, Sep 9th – Tue, Sep 13th

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