BAG Travel

BAG Travel

2022 Yosemite Trip Group

Jun 30, 2022 to Jul 4, 2022
Yosemite National Park

Summer hiking season is approaching! Join us during 4th of July Weekend to bask in THE most jaw-droppingly beautiful place on earth: Yosemite!

Often described as “the greatest glory of nature” and with Abraham Lincoln’s signing of the Yosemite Valley Grant Act in 1864, “preserving public lands for benefit of future generations” was born - resulting in the eventual creation of over 4,000 national parks around the world!

Dates:
June 30th – July 4th, 2022
Location: Curry Village, Yosemite National Park, California, United States

Deposit Info:
  • $100 (USD) per person
  • Deposit (per person) is due by Sunday, June 19th, 2022 (11:59:59 PM, PST)
  • Refundable within 3-days of booking
  • Non-refundable after Monday, June 27th, 2022 (11:59:59 PM, PST)
Final Payment, Refund, and Cancellation Info:
  • Any outstanding reservation balances are due by Sunday, June 27th, 2022 (11:59:59 PM, PST)
  • Any event payments beyond the Deposit and Booking Fee are non-refundable after Monday, June 28th, 2022 (12:00:00 AM, PST)
    Accepted refund requests will be submitted within 3 business days.

What's included:
    • Luxury Round Trip Charter Bus from Los Angeles Area: restroom, reclining seats, 110/V USB power outlets, window shades, Wi-Fi, and storage for luggage, sleeping bags and a few bikes.
      (please check with Event Host first via chat if you wish to take your own bike).

    • Two Accommodation Options:
      • Cabin: Curry Village Cabin - 4 beds per cabin/quad occupancy - right under the iconic Half Dome! 
        OR
      • Hotel: Yosemite View Lodge  - 2 beds per room/double occupancy,  just 2 miles from the park entrance.

    • Yosemite Valley Tour - open tram tour of this beautiful "valley beyond compare" that includes a stop at the world-famous Tunnel View.

    • Sightseeing - see the major highlights of Yosemite: El Capitan, Mist Trail, Half Dome, Tuolumne Meadows, Hetch Hetchy, Glacier Point, Mariposa Grove of Giant Sequoias, Tunnel View, Yosemite Falls, Olmstead Point, Yosemite Falls, and much more! Our group has use of our private charter bus during the length of the trip.

    • (2)  Group Lunches:
      • Opening day group "Tenaya Lake Cookout" picnic space along the shore of crystal blue, 8,150' elevation Tenaya Lake - food, supplies and equipment are NOT included. The Group Leader will reach out for volunteers to handle site preparation, cooking, and cleanup. 
      • Admission to the BBQ lunch buffet at the fabulous Evergreen Lodge, near Yosemite's Hetch Hetchy area.


What's not included:

  • Any airfares, departure taxes, fuel surcharges, and seat selection
  • Personal items and Optional Tours
  • Meals unless listed in itinerary
  • Tips, Gratuities, and increases in Local Tax Rates
  • Early check-in ; late check out of rooms (standard check-in = 2pm ; check out = 10am)
  • Travel Insurance - although is offered as an option. Special rate group coverage would be provided by Allianz Global Assistance.  Enrollment is available until Monday, June 27th at 11:59pm, PST.

Daily Itinerary:

Thursday, 6/30/22:
4:30am - Depart our Los Angeles Area pickup point (TBD by 6/28/22) for Yosemite via luxury charter bus:



11am - Arrival @ Tenaya Lake Picnic Area
12pm - "Tenaya Lake Cookout" potluck picnic lunch
1:30pm - Free time to explore Tuolumne Meadows area. Use the TM shuttle.
5:30pm - BOARD our group bus at Tenaya Lake Picnic Area for our trip to Curry Village
7:00pm - Curry Village cabin check in / dinner @ food court (open until 9pm) - sunset at 8:24pm

  

Friday, 7/1/22:
Free Day! - see the list of Optional Activities, below
9:00pm – Optional Naturalist Walk - Yosemite's Night Sky (1-hour, $25 pp – not included in price)

Saturday, 7/2/22:
1:00pm - Yosemite Valley Guided Tram Tour (2 hours)



Sunday, 7/3/22:
10:00am - Depart Curry Village -> Evergreen Lodge for lunch
12:30pm - Depart Evergreen Lodge -> Hetch Hetchy
- [3.5 hours] - Free time to explore the Hetch Hetchy area for photos and optional day hikes.
- This area was considered "Yosemite Valley's twin" before O'Shaughnessy Dam was built.
4:30pm  - Depart Hetch Hetchy -> Curry Village

Monday, 7/4/22:
8:30am - Depart Curry Village -> Mariposa Grove of Giant Sequoias Visitor Center
12:00pm - Depart Mariposa Grove of Giant Sequoias Visitor Center -> Los Angeles
5:30pm - Arrival back in Los Angeles, just in-time for the 4th of July fireworks!


Fees and Cancellation Policy:

Deposit Info:
  • $100 (USD) per person
  • Deposit (per person) is due by Sunday, June 19th, 2022 (11:59:59 PM, PST)
  • Refundable within 3-days of booking
  • Non-refundable after Monday, June 27th, 2022 (11:59:59 PM, PST)
Final Payment, Refund, and Cancellation Info:
  • Any outstanding reservation balances are due by Sunday, June 27th, 2022 (11:59:59 PM, PST)
  • Any event payments beyond the Deposit and Booking Fee are non-refundable after Monday, June 28th, 2022 (12:00:00 AM, PST)
    Accepted refund requests will be submitted within 3 business days.
Important Note: Cancellation penalties for some travel arrangements may differ from our general conditions. In this occurrence, you will be advised of these addendums at the time of confirmation or prior to any penalties becoming applicable and as soon as we are notified of these special conditions.

TRAVEL PROTECTION COVERAGE:
It is strongly recommended that clients purchase cancellation insurance to protect themselves against cancellation due to illness prior to or during travel. In the event a traveler becoming ill during a tour and has not purchased insurance, all hospital and medical expenses are the traveler's responsibility. Based on BAG Travel's current cancellation policies, the passenger may incur up to 100% cancellation penalties and should protect themselves with cancellation insurance.

  • A Travel Protection Policy MUST be purchased.  BAG Travel offers group rate travel protection plan option via our partner: Allianz Global Assistance.
    • To request travel protection, include "Travel Protection" in your cart at the time of your booking transaction.

  • If the optional coverage above is declined, a Travel Insurance Waiver Form is required to be signed and returned by each person, at least 3-business days after deposit payment.

  • Insurance Rates: All rates are subject to reconfirmation at the time of the policy being purchased. We will be happy to quote current rates, however these are not guaranteed until the policy is purchased.
  • BAG Travel cannot sell insurance to clients non US or Canadian residents or if you reside in Quebec.


Available Packages

Accommodation Option # 1: Curry Village Tent Cabin (quad occupancy only)
Unavailable as of June 27, 2022

$550.00
Deposit: $100.00

Curry Village: 4-beds per cabin, quad occupancy. Sleep right under one of the most iconic mountain faces in the entire world: the glorious Half Dome!

Accommodation Option # 2: Yosemite View Lodge (double occupancy only)
Unavailable as of June 27, 2022

$800.00
Deposit: $100.00

Yosemite View Lodge (# of rooms is very limited): double occupancy 2 double/queen beds per room ;  2 miles from the park entrance, double occupancy

Extra Options

Travel Protection Coverage - Special Group Rate (per person)
Unavailable as of June 27, 2022

$79.00

  • Insurance Rates: All rates are subject to reconfirmation at the time of the policy being purchased. We will be happy to quote current rates, however these are not guaranteed until the policy is purchased.

  • BAG Travel cannot arrange for insurance to clients non US or Canadian residents or if you reside in Quebec.

Optional Naturalist Walk - Yosemite's Night Sky (per person)
Available until June 29, 2022

$25.00