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Walk to soaring cliffs and alpine meadows on a private, guided hiking tour of Yosemite National Park. Tailor this 5- or 6-hour trip to your interests and ability, then find your perfect trail into the wilderness. Learn about the history and ecology of the High Sierra as you walk alongside your guide, and find uncrowded paths in the heart of the park. Enjoy a backcountry picnic and discover stunning views of the Yosemite Valley or High Country, or challenge yourself to take on a longer hike with more elevation gain.


  • Private guided hiking tour in Yosemite National Park
  • Take a hike that is suited to your family or group’s experience level and interests, led by an experienced guide
  • Learn about the natural history and ecology of Yosemite and the Sierra Nevada
  • Get away from the crowds and hike ‘secret trails’ with the insider knowledge of your local guide
  • Stop for photographs and rest breaks at some of the most scenic spots in the park

What You Can Expect

Private Guided Hiking Tour in Yosemite

Private Guided Hiking Tour in Yosemite

You’ll meet your experienced guide at the trail and set out to see Yosemite from a different perspective. Every tour is designed to take advantage of the best locations available at the time of your visit, with an effort to avoid the crowds, even at the height of the summer season.

Travel along less-visited trails with your expert guide, getting an incredible experience of the forest, waterfalls and meadows around Yosemite Valley. You’ll gain a deeper understanding of the Yosemite wilderness while your expert guide provides security and safety on the trail. Your guide will also be available to take photos of your group so that you have amazing shots from your day out in Yosemite!

Choose from two options for your family or group:

Beginner Hike
Enjoy a pleasant half-day hike on a gentle trail in Yosemite Valley or the High Country with excellent photo opportunities. You’ll have a picnic at a scenic site, either a magnificent vista point or alongside a meadow, lake, or stream. Expect to hike four to five miles with minimal elevation gains on a tour that lasts approximately five hours.

Moderate Hike
You’ll escape from the crowds and take some of Yosemite’s most scenic trails a little further during a hiking tour that is perfect for novice hikers who want a bit more of a challenge. Expect to hike five to six miles with elevation gains up to 1000 feet (305m) on a tour that lasts approximately six hours.

Customer Reviews

Emma S

5 star rating: Highly Recommended July 2016

This was an awesome tour and our guide, Tim, was good fun and knowledgeable about Yosemite. He catered for our differing levels of fitness well and made everyone feel comfortable. Thanks for a great day out in the splendour of Yosemite National Park.

John S

5 star rating: Highly Recommended July 2016

Tim was a terrific guide and the hike to Sentinel Dome and beyond was perfect for what we were looking for. A great start to our 3 days in Yosemite.

Nick D

5 star rating: Highly Recommended August 2015

Scenery was incredible. Nice to get away from the madding crowd...
Mindy, our guide, was lovely. Knowledgeable, interesting, engaging and fun. Could and should have repeated the guided walk. Would HIGHLY recommend.


5 star rating: Highly Recommended June 2015

Matteo was absolutely awesome.

Lots of fun and interesting info.

He was conscious of our pace and allowed us plenty of time to explore and recharge.

The views were breath taking, his demeanor was very approachable. He tailored his presentation to our interests.

Nothing but praise for Matteo.

Ken S

4 star rating: Recommended May 2015

Our guide was very knowledgable about the park and gave us lots of information .

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