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Small-Group Tour of Yosemite from Lake Tahoe

 As you drive along the east side of the Sierra, you'll make a couple restroom and snack stops, and then enter the park at Tioga pass. Once you arrive in the Valley, you'll indulge on a picnic lunch near majestic Cascade Falls. Journey continues throughout the valley stopping at scenic points of interest. Before driving home, make a stop in Lee Vining at the Whoa Nellie Deli where you can have a snack, soup, salad, sandwich and much more. From there, it takes 1 1/2 hours to get back to Tahoe.Each tour is always unique, depending on weather and park conditions, but you'll always stop at the following places: Tioga Pass, Tuolumne Meadow, Lembert dome, Olmsted point, and Lake Tenaya. Also, in Yosemite Valley you stop at the Cascade Falls, Tunnel View, Bridalveil Falls, Half dome vista, Yosemite Falls and Valley View - El Capitan vista.

$2500 Tours & Sightseeing

Eastern Sierra Fall Colors Workshop

The Loupe Brothers, professional photographers and tour guides Doc Miles (docmilesphototours.com) and Doug Whitney (dprestonwhitney.com) have spent over ten years photographing Yosemite and The Eastern Sierra together. They have extensive knowledge of where and when to get the best images of the area. They provide instruction, guidance and to assure you get the very best shots. Experts in Lightroom and Photoshop, they will guide you through the post processing as you enhance your treasured photographs. We will combine the tour with digital workflow and a couple of image review sessions that are always a favorite. Tour price is $2,500 per person includes Transportation to and from San Francisco. Accommodations and meals ar not included. October 9, 2018 Travel to Yosemite and capture late afternoon colors in the valley with a Sunset shoot at Glacier Point. October 10, 2018 Sunrise in the Valley at El Capitan and Merced River photos at dawn. Travel to Olmstead Point, Tuolumne Meadows, over Tioga Pass to Mammoth Lakes for a Sunset at Mono Lake. Stay in Mammoth Lakes October 11, 2018 Sunrise Convict Lake and Lundy Lake fall colors. Bishop Canyon Stay in Bishop October 12, 2018 Sunrise at Alabama Hills and Mt. Whitney. Star Wars Canyon – Father Crowley’s Overlook Night Sky at Alabama Hills Stay in Lone Pine October 13, 2018 Sunrise near Bishop Canyon Hopping Fall Colors along the Owens River Sunset at Owens Valley and Milky Way (weather permitting) Stay at Lee Vining October 14, 2018 Sunrise at Olmstead Peak. Merced Canyon Fall Colors Return to SF.