2 days 3 nights
Yosemite Weekend Adventure

Total Price: $328


Starts: San Francisco, California

Ends: San Francisco, California

Get to know Yosemite National Park!  We don’t simply stop for photo-ops.  Explore the hiking trails and meadows beneath the granite masterpieces, El Capitan and Half Dome in Yosemite Valley.  Camp beneath a blanket of twinkling stars in the Eastern Sierras. Venture across the subalpine Tuolumne Meadow.  Experience the sheer magnitude of Giant Sequoia trees and so much more on this awesome adventure. 

Come see why it’s one of our favorite parks!

Day 0

Welcome to the Green Tortoise!

Meet at the bus loading zone at the intersection of Columbus and Montgomery Street in downtown San Francisco with your e-ticket. 

The bus departs at 9:00 PM.  

Plan to arrive 30 minutes prior to the departure time. 

An overnight ride brings us to Yosemite National Park!

Custom Sleeper Coach Drive Night

Day 1

Wake up in the remarkable wilderness and enjoy your first Tortoise breakfast.  A short ride along a picturesque road reveals views of El Capitan, Half Dome and cascading waterfalls before we stop to explore Yosemite Valley.  The early arrival allows plenty of time to hike the famous Mist Trail, meander along the Merced River, rent a bike or take a gander at the Ansel Adams Gallery and the famous Ahwahnee Hotel.  

In the evening, head for camp in the Eastern Sierras and enjoy a decadent camp dinner.

Meals Included: Breakfast / Lunch / Dinner

Showers Available at Yosemite Lodge 

Camp Night

Day 2

Enjoy the scenic ride to Tuolumne Meadows.  Meander through the subalpine meadow or hike to the magnificent views atop Lembert Dome.  Next, we’ll wind our way to Tuolumne Grove, where you can stand in the presence of giants!  An up-close encounter with the Sequoias will leave you humbled.  

Meals Inlcuded: Breakfast / Lunch

Optional Swim / Showers Available

Custom Sleeper Coach Drive Night

Day 3

Awaken to gorgeous views of San Francisco.  We’ll drop everyone off in the city early enough to get back to work or enjoy another full day of vacation!

  • 85% of Meals
  • Travel By Custom Coach
  • National Park Entrance Fees
  • Semi-Guided Exploration of the Park
  • Sleeping Pad
  • Camping Fees
What’s Not Included
    • Sleeping Bag  (Rent one from us!)
    • Tent  (You don’t need one.  You can sleep on the bus!)
    • Inner Tube or Raft Rental
    • Bike Rental
    • Yosemite Valley Tour

You’ll be traveling in a custom sleeper coach! 


A sleeping bag is required for this adventure. If you don’t have one, rent one from us upon booking!  Just $15 for the entire trip.


A tent is not required.  You are welcome to sleep on the bus or use one of our pads to sleep beneath the stars.  You may rent a tent from us for $50 (if you really want one).


Our coaches are equipped with a camp kitchen.  No need to bring your own cookware or utensils.  Bring a reusable lunch container to store your packed lunch and a reusable water bottle.

Departure:  9:00 PM – San Francisco, CA, Columbus and Montgomery Street Bus Loading Zone 

Arrival:  7:40 AM – Green Tortoise Hostel – 494 Broadway, San Francisco, CA 94133

2023 Dates & Prices

Initial Payment Required To Book This Adventure: $100

Total Payment Due 60 Days Prior To Adventure 

No Dates Available

Fare: $219 + Food/Parks: $109
Total: $328

*This adventure is in combination with the California Sun.

Explore the hiking trails and meadows beneath the granite masterpieces, El Capitan and Half Dome in Yosemite Valley.  Camp-out in the Eastern Sierras beneath a blanket of twinkling stars. Venture across the subalpine Tuolumne Meadow and hike high into the clouds on Lembert Dome.  Experience the sheer magnitude of Giant Sequoia trees. Come see why Yosemite is one of our favorite parks!

Day By Day 

0.  San Francisco, California – Drive Night

1.  Yosemite Valley – Camp Night

2.  Tuolumne Meadows / Giant Sequoias – Drive Night

3.  San Francisco, California – Arrival