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BEGINS IN: OAKHURST, CALIFORNIA

National Parks of the Sierra Nevada: Yosemite, King's Canyon and Sequoia

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Program #20197RJ
6 Days | 5 Nights
ACTIVITY LEVEL: Active
Love to learn in a small-group setting? This collection of programs has at most 10-24 participants.
See our Small Group programs.
EasyFor people looking to exercise their minds more than their bodies. There’s minimal walking and not too many stairs.
ModerateThese programs get you on your feet and include activities such as walking up to a mile in a day through a city and standing in a museum for a few hours.
ActiveFor people who enjoy walking as much as two miles a day, perhaps to explore historic neighborhoods or a nature trail.
Moderately ChallengingFor hardy explorers who enjoy a good physical challenge, spending most of their days on the go.
ChallengingGet ready to keep up with our highest-energy group. These demanding — and rewarding — programs are for seasoned outdoor enthusiasts.
Breathe crystal-clear air in an in-depth exploration of all three of these iconic national parks. Enjoy field trips where you’ll experience the major attractions of King’s Canyon, Sequoia, and Yosemite national parks as you learn about animal life, astronomy, botany, geology, native plants, park issues, and the influence of famed naturalist John Muir.


Highlights

• In Kings Canyon be part of history at Muir's Rock, the place where John Muir frequently addressed the Sierra Club, and visit Roaring River Falls and Zumwalt meadow, which showcase fabulous granite walls.
• In Sequoia, experience Congress Loop to encounter the General Grant Tree, the largest tree by mass in the world, and take in the vast landscape of the Great Western Divide and the San Joaquin Valley.
• In Yosemite, stop at Tunnel View for your breathtaking first glimpse of Half Dome, and stand before natural and man made marvels like El Capitan, Bridalveil Fall, Sentinel Bridge and Yosemite Falls.

Activity Notes

Hikes up to two miles each way. Elevations up to 7,000 feet.

Itinerary Summary

Arrival Oakhurst, 1 night; coach to Sequoia, 2 nights; coach to Oakhurst, 2 nights; departure.

Coordinated by Evergreen Conference Center Oakhurst.


Our Value Promise To You

You won't find a better value.

Included
at no additional cost on this date ...
5 nights of accommodations
15 meals: 5 breakfasts, 5 lunches, 5 dinners
5 Expert-led lectures
4 Field trips
3 Performances

Ratings

4.7
Ratings are determined by participant evaluations.

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