An all-day adventure to the best kept secret in Yosemite: Tuolumne Meadows! Wild flowers, breathtaking vistas, granite domes and peaks, and hundreds of miles of hiking trails await you. Use the Tuolumne Meadows Tour as a round trip tour or plan your hiking experience to bring you back to the Valley.
The round-trip excursion includes photo stops at Olmsted Point and Tenaya Lake, and allows a few hours to explore the stunning landscapes of Tuolumne Meadows, where you can enjoy a short hike or a relaxing picnic.
The Tuolumne Meadows Hikers Bus is also a popular option for backpackers and day-hikers who want to hike from Tuolumne Meadows back down into the Valley, as well as for guests who want to see this remarkable area without having to drive themselves.
Duration: All day.
Yosemite Valley Departure Times & Places:
Curry Village® at 8am (Shuttle Stop #13b)
Next to the Fire House in Yosemite Village at 8:05am (Shuttle Stop #2)
Yosemite Lodge at 8:20am (Shuttle Stop #8)
For a full Tuolumne Meadows Tour schedule, see below.
You Will See: El Capitan, Bridalveil Fall, Olmsted Point, Tenaya Lake, Tuolumne Meadows and numerous panoramic views.
Available: mid-June to mid-September, conditions permitting.
Additional Information:For Pick-up at The Ahwahnee Hotel, please call (209) 372-1171 in advance.
Bus can be flagged for pick-up or drop off at any trail head.
Making Reservations: Once you are in the park, reservations may be placed at any Tour & Activity Desk or by calling x1240 from any house phone. To make Tuolumne Meadows Tour reservations prior to your arrival in the Park, please call (209) 372-4FUN (4386).
Rates vary based on distance traveled. (see below)