• Location: Lake Tahoe, California
  • Duration: 7 hours (approx.)
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Travel all the way around scenic Lake Tahoe in a comfortable shuttle on this 7-hour tour. Led by a local guide, you’ll cover close to 70 miles (110km), making stops at the beautiful vistas of Sand Harbor and Emerald Bay. You’ll also visit a charming village at Squaw Valley Ski Resort, and explore Tahoe City on the lake’s north shore, stopping to purchase lunch. As you go, your guide will provide rich historical context for the beautiful landscape surrounding you.


  • Panoramic tour around Lake Tahoe
  • Circle the entire lake by comfortable shuttle bus
  • Stop at Emerald Bay State Park and Sand Harbor for gorgeous views of the lake and mountains
  • Visit the base village at Squaw Valley ski resort
  • Explore Tahoe City, and have lunch at a waterside restaurant (own expense)
  • Learn fun facts about the lake from a knowledgeable guide, who is a longtime local

What You Can Expect

Lake Tahoe Circle Tour Including Squaw Valley

Lake Tahoe and Squaw Valley Tour

Your tour will begin with pickup from select Tahoe hotels. A local guide will help you aboard your shuttle, where you can settle in to comfy seats and admire Lake Tahoe’s panorama from the large viewing windows.

You’ll travel along the south shore first, stopping at Emerald Bay State Park, home to the lake’s most beautiful vistas. Step out to admire Fannette Island and the peaks towering over the brilliant blue of the water.

Hop back on the bus to continue along the western shore for a picturesque walk around Tahoe City. Your next stop will be to the home of the 1960 Winter Olympics, Lake Tahoe’s prominent Squaw Valley Ski Resort, where large crowds come to hit the slopes each year. Take some time to explore the mountain village before heading back to Tahoe City. There, your guide will drop you at the Boatworks Mall, where you can purchase lunch at one of establishments overlooking the lake or peruse the shops.

After a 1.5-hour break, you’ll travel across the state border into Nevada, stopping at Sand Harbor for more incredible views. As you travel, your guide will provide fun and factual narration about the area and the sites that you pass. Your Lake Tahoe circle tour will conclude at its original departure point.

Customer Reviews

Melissa B

5 star rating: Highly Recommended September 2017

Excellent tour guide and sight seeing!

Judy A

5 star rating: Highly Recommended September 2017

Would take the tour again.

Jim N

5 star rating: Highly Recommended April 2017

We greatly enjoyed this tour. Our driver was pleasant, knowledgeable, and accommodating. We got some beautiful pictures.

Young Ho L

5 star rating: Highly Recommended August 2016

Best tour in Lake Tahoe !

Walter D

5 star rating: Highly Recommended August 2016

driver was very good. trip was greatf

Andre J

5 star rating: Highly Recommended August 2016

I loved the knowledge the driver shared and recommend this for anyone as it was pleasurable.

Frank B

5 star rating: Highly Recommended June 2016

Tour was very informative and entertaining; tour guide great even sure what his name Nevada Smith, Steve McQueen or plain old Chris

Larry L

5 star rating: Highly Recommended June 2016

The driver was very knowledgeable and pleasant. It was our first trip to Lake Tanoe and we enjoyed the tour.

Nicholas P

5 star rating: Highly Recommended May 2016

Our bus driver/narrator was very informative and had a warm personality. We really enjoyed the day and learnt a lot about Lake Tahoe.


5 star rating: Highly Recommended November 2015

Great tour guide who was knowledgeable and very accommodating to everyone's needs.

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