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Private Tour: Yosemite by Helicopter or Small Plane and SUV from San Francisco

Private Tour: Yosemite by Helicopter or Small Plane and SUV from San Francisco
Air, Helicopter & Balloon Tours > Helicopter Tours > Helicopter Tour
$4600
Duration: 7 to 9 hrs
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Description

Not enough time to visit Yosemite, this is a quick trip for you. You leave when the fog clears in the morning and return before it gets dark, and you avoid the road trip of 8 - 9 hours. If you have more time, customize your trip to an overnight or more days in the area. Last minute requests can sometimes be accommodated. This is a private, full-day tour with a maximum of 4 passengers for the helicopter and 5 passengers for the small plane.

You will be picked up at your hotel in the San Francisco Area or at SFO in a complimentary private transportation  at 9 - 9.30am depending on the flight departure schedule for your transportation to the private airport for your departure. Depart at 10am approximately for an hour flight to Mariposa Airport, which is close to Yosemite.

Here you will be received by your professional driver/guide, and you will ride in a Hummer or premium SUV on California State-desginated Scenic Hwy 140 along side the Merced River. Visit breathtaking highlights in the Yosemite Valley: Tunnel View, Bridalveil Falls, El Capitan, and Sentinel Bridge. From Sentinel Bridge you get a beautiful view of Half Dome and the reflection in the water, a picture that has inspired many to come to Yosemite. Take a lunch break at the Yosemite Falls, a small walk to the base of the iconic waterfalls is a sight you will never forget. After lunch stop at the El Capitan Meadows to see if you can spot the rock climbers. Another stop is at the valley view and Merced River with all the Bridalveil Falls in the background, along with El Capitan on the left and Half Dome all the way in the back.

Return to Mariposa as you drive alongside the Merced River for a 4:30pm departure so you can be back in the San Francisco Bay area around 5.30pm. This is a private tour for your group or family only, so the times can be flexible.

Not enough time to visit Yosemite, this is a quick trip for you. You leave when the fog clears in the morning and return before it gets dark, and you avoid the road trip of 8 - 9 hours. If you have more time, customize your trip to an overnight or more days in the area. Last minute requests can sometimes be accommodated. This is a private, full-day tour with a maximum of 4 passengers for the helicopter and 5 passengers for the small plane.