Mariposa/Yosemite Package Includes;
Round-trip Transportation from Sacramento
2 nights at the Mariposa Best Western includes complimentary breakfast
Shuttle service to Yosemite
2 hour Yosemite Valley Floor tour with professional Guide
Complimentary Wine Tasting
2 hour Mariposa City Tour via trolley
Cost: $349 per person, double occupancy l add $99 for single supplement
Note:We can assist in finding a same sex roommate for our single travelers.
Mariposa/Yosemite Adventure Itinerary
1:30pm Depart Sacramento (departure location tba)
5:000pm- Check-in Mariposa Best Western
6:30pm- Welcome Dinner at Gold Coin Restaurant
8:30am-Meet in Hotel Lobby
9:00am- Shuttle to Yosemite
11:00am to 2:00pm Explore Yosemite and enjoy lunch on your own.
1:45pm- Meet at Yosemite Lodge
2:00pm- 2 hour Yosemite Valley Tour with guide *
4:00pm-End of Tour
4:30pm- Shuttle to Mariposa**
6:30pm- Arrive Mariposa
Dinner on your own
Thursday, March 21st
9:30am- 1 1/2 City Tour of Mariposa ( Trolley with guide)
12:00pm-Complimentary Wine Tasting at Castro Oaks Tasting & Art Gallery (optional)
1:00pm- Lunch on your own
2 Hour YOSEMITE Valley Floor Tour*
On this two-hour tour, Rangers introduce some of Yosemite’s most famous sightseeing points in Yosemite Valley and describe the history, geology, plant and animal life of the region. This year-round Yosemite Valley Floor tour provides a fuller knowledge and enjoyment of the park. Open-air trams operate from late spring through early fall. From late October through April, you can ride in an enclosed and heated motor coach with large windows allowing unimpeded views of Yosemite’s famous sights. Bring your camera along for postcard-perfect pictures.
**Note: You'll be issue a voucher to hop on the shuttle back to the Best Western at your leisure. I'll provide you with the shuttle schedule.
Mariposa,first settled in 1849, is the southern most in the Gold Rush chain of towns. The streets follow the original street grid laid out by John C Fremont in 1850. Several disastrous early fires convinced settlers to rebuild with stone, brick and adobe. Consequently, many of today’s existing structures in the historic downtown had been built by the late 1850s, with most of the remaining ones completed by 1900. Because they’ve always been in use, the old buildings haven’t had to be restored or recreated.
Change has come gracefully to Mariposa. You won’t see vintage stage coaches nor actors in period costumes roaming the streets, not even a simulated gun fight. But you also won’t see strip malls or chain stores, and Mariposa remains one of a handful of California counties with nary a stop light.
You’ll find a warm welcome at our lodgings, and small town friendliness in the shops, galleries and restaurants.
Feel the old West as you stroll up the historic main street or take a tour of the 1854 court house, the oldest court house west of the Rockies still in continuous operation. Experience the old days in the exhibits at the Mariposa Museum and History Center, named one of the best small museums in America by the Smithsonian Institute.