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Yosemite National Park Day Hikes

YOSEMITE HIKING TOURS

Come relax and experience iconic Yosemite hiking at its finest, and let us take care of the rest! Our custom Yosemite hiking tours are designed with and for you based on your interest and ability. Our professional guides can take you and your family on an easy hike in the valley, on a moderate hike to view a spectacular sunset, through some awesome high-elevation meadows where wildflowers are endless, to the top of some of the most famous waterfalls, or to the summit of famous peaks such as Clouds Rest and Half DomeHike Mt Hoffman for a more strenuous, but rewarding challenge or try 4-Mile Trail to Glacier Point for an easier, scenic hike.

On all of our Yosemite hiking tours, our experienced and fun guides will teach you about some of the history, ecology, and geology of the Yosemite area. Guides will also introduce you to some wilderness ethics and Leave No Trace principles.

Still trying to figure out which Yosemite hiking tours are best for you?

In addition to the choices of hikes listed below, you can feel free to contact us regarding different Yosemite hiking tours that would best suit your needs or altering any specific itinerary listed below.

Yosemite National Park Hiking Tours

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Yosemite Valley Guided Hike Views

Yosemite Valley Hiking Tour

The Yosemite Valley Hiking Tour highlights a variety of iconic and popular features in Yosemite Valley as well as some of the lesser known gems.

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The view from Glacier Point on one of our Yosemite Hiking Tours

4-Mile Trail to Glacier Point Day Hike

Our 4-Mile Trail to Glacier Point Yosemite hiking tour is a perfect option for visitors looking to challenge their fitness while experiencing some of the best views in Yosemite Valley.

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Sentinel Dome and Taft Point from Glacier Point

Awesome Views, Amazing Experiences, and Accomplishments!

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Glacier Point Down the Panorama and Mist Trails

Great downhill hike for first time visitors to Yosemite!

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View from our Hetch Hetchy and Wapama Falls Hike

Hetch Hetchy and Wapama Falls Day Hike

Come see 19th and 20th century construction, the effects of water and minerals on an ecosystem, and this beautiful and lesser known valley that John Muir called his favorite.

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Ready to summit Half Dome on one of our Yosemite Hiking Tours

Half Dome in a Day

Our most epic Yosemite Hiking Tour! Half Dome in a day consists of a 16-mile round-trip trek that takes all day and ascends nearly 5,000 feet beside two majestic waterfalls and a steep cable route before arriving at the top of the famous 8,842′ granite dome.

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Yosemite Mist Trail

Yosemite Mist to 4-Mile Trail

The Yosemite Mist Trail hike offers beautiful scenery of Yosemite’s astonishing landmarks from start to finish.

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On the way up to Yosemite Falls on our Yosemite Hiking Tours

Yosemite Falls Day Hike

The strenuous Yosemite Falls hike takes you up a number switchbacks beside incredible outlooks and waterfalls to award you with the famous lookout at the top of the falls. A Yosemite hiking tours classic!

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Yosemite Day Hikes along the Mist Trail

Mist Trail / Nevada Fall Loop

For waterfall lovers that can handle an uphill climb, the Mist Trail & Nevada Fall Loop Day Hike is for you! This Yosemite Hiking tour follows the park’s most popular trail.

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View from Clouds Rest - Yosemite Day Hikes

Clouds Rest Hike

This challenging 14.5-mile day hike is a favorite for guests and guides alike, making it among our most popular Yosemite hiking tours.

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Giant Sequoias on one of our Yosemite Day Hikes

Giant Sequoia Grove Hike

The Giant Sequoia Grove day hike highlights the iconic ‘big trees’ of the Sierra Nevada.

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May Lake on our Mount Hoffman Yosemite Hiking Tours

Mount Hoffman Hike

One of the best Yosemite hiking tours, Mount Hoffman is a lesser known peak which is actually quite easily reached with an exciting scramble at the top.

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North Dome Day Hike

Our North Dome tour takes visitors to the peak of North Dome, directly across Tenaya Canyon from Half Dome with an awe-inspiring view of the northwest face. A favorite Yosemite Hiking Tour for guides and guests alike.

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Tuolumne Meadows - Yosemite Day Hikes

Tuolumne Meadows Tour

This is a great hike for those looking to explore an area of the park known to the locals to contain all of the same majesty as Yosemite Valley with fewer crowds and congestion. 

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Half Dome in a Day

The Half Dome hike in Yosemite is truly a trip of a lifetime! Hiking Half Dome in a day consists of a 16-mile round-trip trek that takes all day and ascends nearly 5,000 feet, passing two majestic waterfalls and ascending a steep cable route before arriving at the top of the famous 8,842′ granite dome. While this is one of the most strenuous Yosemite hiking tours we offer, our guides will take the necessary time to educate you on the natural history, geology, and prominent figures who helped shape Yosemite as we know it today.

Half Dome is the signature landmark of Yosemite National Park and the most photographed natural landmark in the world. Day hikers will begin their journey in Happy Isles and ascend hundreds of steep granite steps via the steep Mist Trail next to both Vernal and Nevada Fall. This hike culminates with a steep cable system where you will climb the last 425 vertical feet using a 1/2-inch steel cable handrail. While it is a guaranteed adrenaline rush, our knowledgeable guides will provide guidance and techniques to keep you as comfortable as possible while ascending. Once atop this famous landmark (featured on the 2005 US Quarter) you will have unparalleled views of Yosemite Valley, Glacier Point, El Capitan, Clouds Rest, Tenaya Canyon, and almost the entire Yosemite high country.

Yosemite Hiking Tours from Yosemite Valley

The Yosemite Valley is one of the most iconic natural landmarks in the world, featuring stunning views of Half Dome, El Capitan, Bridalveil Falls and more.

We offer customizable route options ranging from easy and informative valley tours to intense and adventurous mountain ascents, featuring some of the best trails in and around Yosemite Valley! Explore the park’s life-changing views and rich history with our expert staff guiding you through encounters with both well known icons and local secrets. 

To get the most out of Yosemite on a time crunch, there’s no better experience than a day tour with our knowledgable guides!

Yosemite Valley Hiking Tour

4-Mile Trail to Glacier Point Day Hike

Mist Trail / Nevada Fall Loop

Yosemite Falls Day Hike

Half Dome in a Day

Yosemite Mist to 4-Mile Trail

Yosemite Hiking Tours along Tioga Road

Ditch the Yosemite Valley crowds and explore lesser-known gems on one of our Yosemite hiking tours along Tioga Road.

Hike to the top of Clouds Rest, North Dome or Mount Hoffman, immerse yourself in a grove of giant sequioas, or stroll the stunning beauty of Tuolumne Meadows.

No matter your interest or ability, we have a perfect day hike adventure for you!

Giant Sequoia Grove Hike

North Dome Day Hike

Clouds Rest Hike

Mount Hoffman Hike

Tuolumne Meadows Tour

Yosemite Hiking Tours – 2023 Rates

Full Day Hikes (<8 hours)

groups of 1-2 people: $600 for a private hike


groups of 3-4 people: $700 for a private hike


5+ people: $150/each


There is an additional cost for day hikes requiring bus tickets, amounting to about $30/person.

Extended Day Hikes (>8 hours)

groups of 1-2 people: $700 for a private hike


groups of 3-4 people: $800 for a private hike


5+ people at $200/each

Half Dome in Day Hike (Bringing your own permit)

groups of 1-2 people: $750 for a private hike


3+ people at $375/each

Please contact us at staff@lastingadventures.com for group rates for parties of 9 or larger.

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