Eco friendly comprehensive Yosemite introduction - 4 hours in Yosemite Valley. Leave San Francisco at 7:00 am from Transbay Terminal, about 15 to 20 minutes walk from San Francisco downtown hotels. This self-guided trip is ideal if you are independent and like the freedom. We provide valley shuttle and sightseeing map. Relaxed travel on comfortable train through Delta area to Merced and then full size bus to Yosemite Valley. Train has restrooms, cafe car, and electric outlets. You see Merced River, Bridalveil Fall, El Capitan, Sentinel Rock, and Yosemite Falls. Past Chapel crossing the Sentinel Bridge you see iconic Half Dome. At Visitor Center see Ansel Adams Gallery, Yosemite Theater and American Native Village of The Ahwahneeche. Shuttle service takes you east towards to Happy Isles and Mirror Lake or west towards to Valley Lodge. No strenuous walking but plenty of time to hike. Take a short walk or free valley shuttle to explore.