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Glacier Point Tours

Glacier Point Tours: Glacier Point Hike Transportation

The Glacier Point Tour is a spectacular four-hour round-trip journey that takes you from the valley to Glacier Point, which towers 3,200 feet above the valley floor.  Offering panoramic views of Yosemite Falls, Nevada and Vernal Falls, as well as the magnificent High Sierra in the distance, Glacier Point tours provide a breathtaking look at some of the Park's most beloved sites.

Glacier Point tours depart daily from Yosemite Lodge, and also offers a one-way ticket for adventurers wishing to hike down on their own. This tour operates from late spring to early fall when the Glacier Point Road is open, conditions permitting.

*Reservations can also be made by calling our reservation line (209) 372-4FUN (4386), or can be placed at any Tour and Activity Desk in the park.

8:30am and 1:30pm tours are currently available.

Duration: 4 hours

Departure Time:
 Departs at 8:30am, 10am and 1:30pm

Available: Every day from late May to early November when the Glacier Point Road is open - conditions permitting - beginning May 15, 2015. Call the resevation number below for updated information.

You Will See:  El Capitan, Bridalveil Fall, Half Dome and Yosemite Falls in Yosemite Valley, Tunnel View, and Glacier Point.

Where To Meet the Tour: Glacier Point tours meet at the lobby entrance of Yosemite Lodge at the Falls. If you are taking the park shuttle, get off at stop #8.  If driving, please allow extra time for parking.

Additional Information: You can purchase a one-way ticket and hike back into Yosemite Valley via your choice of trails, including the Four Mile Trail, or the Panorama Trail. The views from these trails are breathtaking! Trail maps are sold at the Curry Village Mountain Shop, the Village Sport Shop and the Glacier Point store. The tour stops for one hour at Glacier Point where visitors can walk to Glacier Point and visit the gift shop & snack stand. The tour also stops for 10 minutes at Tunnel View on the return trip to Yosemite Valley. Restrooms and electrical outlets for charging devices are available on the tour bus.

Making Reservations: Once you are in the park, tour reservations may be placed at any Tour & Activity Desk or by calling x1240 from any house phone.  To make reservations prior to your arrival in the Park, please call (209) 372-4FUN (4386). For groups larger than 20 people, special rates may apply. Please call (801) 559-4944.


   Round-trip  One-way
 Adults  $41  $25
 Seniors ages 62 and up  $35  $23
 Child ages 5 - 12  $23  $15
 Child under 5  FREE  FREE

*Reservations for tours prior to May 9 can be made by calling our reservation line (209) 372-4FUN (4386), or can be placed at any Tour and Activity Desk in the park. (Here's why.)

*To make the reservation process easier for you, we are beginning to offer online reservations for some of our tours beginning in May of 2015. Tours prior to May are still available by the old methods of calling our activities desk at (209) 372-4FUN (4386) or by making a reservation at any of our Tour and Activity Desks inside the park.

Thank you for your patience as we begin this new reservation process.