B = Breakfast, L = Lunch, D = Dinner
Saturday, 24 Jun 2017: Arrive Fresno, CA; Welcome Dinner (D)
Schedule your arrival no later than 4:00pm and take local transportation to the hotel. The tour will begin at the hotel at 6:00pm with our Welcome Meeting, followed by dinner to get acquainted and discuss our upcoming adventure. Overnight Fresno - 1 night
Sunday, 25 Jun 2017: Kings Canyon Visitor Center; Grant Grove Hikes (B,L)
After breakfast, we depart for Kings Canyon National Park with a stop at Kings Canyon Visitor Center for an overview of all the park has to offer. This afternoon we begin our hiking adventure. A variety of trails can be found throughout the park including hikes to scenic overlooks and waterfalls. To appreciate the rugged splendor here, you must see it on foot. Overnight Kings Canyon - 2 nights
Monday, 26 Jun 2017: Kings Canyon Scenic Byway; Cedar Grove Hikes (L,D)
The Kings Canyon Scenic Byway is carved into granite and winds down into Kings Canyon. The byway traverses an extraordinary cross section of geographical terrain and provides stunning views of Kings Canyon. The two-lane road has numerous scenic pullouts and hiking trails.
Tuesday, 27 Jun 2017: General Sherman Tree; Giant Forest Museum; Hikes (L)
We will hike the General Sherman trail to see the largest tree in the world! The General Sherman Tree is 274.9 feet tall and 102.6 feet in circumference at its base. Other trees in the world are taller or have a greater circumference, but the General Sherman Tree wins by volume of wood. We will also stop by the nearby Giant Forest Museum's interactive exhibits to learn more about Giant Sequoia trees. Overnight Sequoia National Park - 1 night
Wednesday, 28 Jun 2017: Free Time or Morning Hiking; Return to Fresno; Farewell Dinner (D)
We have the morning to hike more (or relax) before departing for Fresno. Our Farewell Dinner will give us an opportunity to discuss all of our adventures. Overnight Fresno - 1 night
Thursday, 29 Jun 2017: Return Home from Fresno (B)
Sadly, our time together has come to an end. Based on the departure time you provide WTT, your Tour Leader can assist with organizing travelers into small groups so you can ride-share to the airport if you wish.