SPRING IN YOSEMITE NATIONAL PARK - MAY 20TH - 23RD 2019
3 nights - 4 days are the best way to experience all the wonders that Yosemite National Park has to offer, from giant and ancient sequoia trees to spectacular waterfalls.
Minimum number of participants: 2
Maximum number of participants: 8
Participation Fee: $1990 per person
Registration closes on: 10-04-2019
Yosemite National Park
A United States national park lying in the western Sierra Nevada of Northern California, it is managed by the U.S. National Park Service, and covers an area of 747,956 acres (1,168.681 sq mi; 302,687 ha; 3,026.87 km2). Designated a World Heritage Site in 1984, Yosemite is internationally recognized for its granite cliffs, waterfalls, clear streams, giant sequoia groves, lakes, mountains, glaciers, and biological diversity. Almost 95% of the park is designated wilderness. On average, about 4 million people visit Yosemite each year, and most spend the majority of their time in the 5.9 square miles (15 km2) of Yosemite Valley. The park set a visitation record in 2016, surpassing 5 million visitors for the first time in its history.
Yosemite was central to the development of the national park idea. First, Galen Clark and others lobbied to protect Yosemite Valley from development, ultimately leading to President Abraham Lincoln's signing the Yosemite Grant in 1864. Later, John Muir led a successful movement to establish a larger national park encompassing not just the valley, but surrounding mountains and forests as well—paving the way for the U.S. National Park system. Yosemite is one of the largest and least fragmented habitat blocks in the Sierra Nevada, and the park supports a diversity of plants and animals.
The park has an elevation range from 2,127 to 13,114 feet (648 to 3,997 m) and contains five major vegetation zones: chaparral and oak woodland, lower montane forest, upper montane forest, subalpine zone, and alpine. Of California's 7,000 plant species, about 50% occur in the Sierra Nevada and more than 20% within Yosemite. There is suitable habitat for more than 160 rare plants in the park, with rare local geologic formations and unique soils characterizing the restricted ranges many of these plants occupy.
What is included:
- 3 nights with accomodations in double occupancy
Yosemite National Park entrance fee
Photography guidance and instruction by Simone Amaduzzi
What is not included:
Breakfasts, lunches and dinners
Tips and gratuities
Anything that has not been mentioned
Terms and Conditions:
Payment: A payment of 20% deposit is due at the time of registration. Payments may be by Visa, Mastercard, American Express, Discover or PayPal. 50% of the remaining balance is due 90 days before the first day of the workshop. Full payment is due 60 days before the first day of the workshop. We’ll send you a reminder for the balance 75 days before the first day of the workshop.
Cancellation Policy: Cancellation more than 60 days prior the first day of the workshop receive a full refund less $250 handling expenses. No refunds for cancellations within 60 days prior to first day of the workshop.
Insurance: Travel insurance is highly recommended.