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USA Road Trip — Yosemite Hiking & Cali Surfing

Get both your hiking and beach fix with this six day trip through some of California’s most beautiful scenery. Discover the majesty of Yosemite National Park with hikes through the most scenic areas, grab a surfboard and catch some waves along the southern California coast, and rest up at a hostel just steps from the beach. So what are you waiting for? It’s time to get back out there, have some fun, and make some lasting memories along the way.
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Tour Provider G Adventures
Number of Days
6
Price From
$2,199
Start Location
San Francisco, United States Of America
End Location
Los Angeles, United States Of America
Age Range
18 to 39
Group Size
1 to 16
Tour Style
Basic
Tour Themes
Small group, Virtuoso
Physical Rating
Moderate
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Day 1 - San Francisco/Yosemite National Park
The adventure begins this morning with the drive to Yosemite National Park. Along the way stop for some fresh produce at a farmer’s market in the central valley. Once in the park hike to Tuolumne Grove to see massive Giant Sequoias. Finish the day with a stop to see El Capitan and Bridalveil Fall en route to your camp for the night.
Day 2 - Yosemite National Park
Enjoy free time to navigate the majestic Yosemite Valley at your own pace. Walk the Lower Yosemite Fall Trail or Swinging Bridge Loop Trail. Relax under the towering granite monoliths of Half Dome or El Capitan. Up for more of a challenge? Test your endurance on a more challenging hike like Upper Yosemite Falls or Four Mile. On the way back to camp, search for climbers on the sheer rock face of El Capitan.
Day 3 - Yosemite National Park
Today is all about getting active and exploring the landscapes of Yosemite. Head out on a hike to Vernal or Nevada Falls or opt to rent bikes and cruise around the valley. This park is a hiker’s paradise filled with different options for every skill level. From miles of trekking to short walks featuring amazing views, you won’t have a hard time finding a trail to set out on and enjoy. Keep your eyes peeled for wildlife and make sure to take plenty of pictures. In the evening relax around the fire and swap stories with your group.
Day 4 - Yosemite National Park/Hermosa Beach
Bid farewell to Yosemite this morning and get ready for some ocean waves and sand between your ts as the group heads south to Hermosa Beach. Travel through the rolling hills and vastness of the Central Valley and arrive at the Pacific coast just in time to walk the beach during golden hour and grab some delicious dinner by the sea.
Day 5 - Hermosa Beach
Live the California dream as you wake up to the distant sound of waves crashing against the sand. Then, suit up and get ready for your surf lesson where you'll learn a thing or two about what it takes to make riding those waves look so easy. Afterwards, enjoy free time on Hermosa Beach to lounge in the sun, walk out to the pier, or find a beachfront cafe with a table outside for some people watching. Or choose to rent bikes or surf boards and continue the adventure. Your only dilemma today should be deciding which burrito place you want to eat at.
Day 6 - Hermosa Beach/Los Angeles
In the morning travel to Los Angeles. The adventure ends upon arrival.
Inclusions Expand
Your Welcome Moment: Welcome Moment - Meet Your CEO and Group
Stop at a farmer’s market in the Central Valley
Yosemite National Park visit
Nevada and Vernal Fall hike
Tuolumne Grove of Giant Sequoias
Surf lesson in southern California
Entrance fees to all national parks and monuments with hiking and walking excursions
Self-inflating mattresses and dome tents
All transport between destinations and to/from included activities
Departure dates Expand
Start End Availability Price AUD
01 Jun 2024 06 Jun 2024 1 $2,199
06 Jun 2024 11 Jun 2024 3 $2,199
15 Jun 2024 20 Jun 2024 11 $2,199
22 Jun 2024 27 Jun 2024 2 $2,199
03 Aug 2024 08 Aug 2024 7 $2,339
15 Aug 2024 20 Aug 2024 11 $2,339
24 Aug 2024 29 Aug 2024 10 $2,339
14 Sep 2024 19 Sep 2024 1 $2,199
31 May 2025 05 Jun 2025 13 $2,199
05 Jun 2025 10 Jun 2025 13 $2,199
19 Jun 2025 24 Jun 2025 13 $2,199
22 Jun 2025 27 Jun 2025 13 $2,199
13 Jul 2025 18 Jul 2025 13 $2,199
15 Jul 2025 20 Jul 2025 13 $2,199
31 Jul 2025 05 Aug 2025 13 $2,199
09 Aug 2025 14 Aug 2025 13 $2,339
22 Aug 2025 27 Aug 2025 13 $2,339
28 Aug 2025 02 Sep 2025 13 $2,339
12 Sep 2025 17 Sep 2025 13 $2,199
19 Sep 2025 24 Sep 2025 13 $2,199

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