Private Full Day Kings Canyon Summer Tour

Visit the Deepest Canyon in the Country

Marvel at Spectacular Geologic Features

Breathtaking Mountain Views

A collection of unforgettable sights, from towering Sequoias and majestic mountain views to vast canyonlands

Be amazed by the sheer depth and size of this naturally formed canyon. Experience the ultimate outdoor adventure among giant Sequoias, expansive canyonlands, and the unparalleled mountain views of the High Sierra. Make the most of your time in Kings Canyon, as we showcase iconic sights and hidden gems, during this unique outing.


Marvel at the grandeur of the deepest canyon in the United States

Discover the many spectacular geological features

Enjoy a delicious picnic lunch

The perfect tour for all ages and ability levels

Transportation in a comfortable air-conditioned tour vehicle, not a giant bus with a knowledgeable and friendly, local guide

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Trip Details

Trip Details


$1175 for up to 4 people – each additional person $175

Departure time

8:15 am from Three Rivers

10:00 am from John Muir Lodge

Meeting point

This tour departs from the Three Rivers Historical Museum in Three Rivers and the John Muir Lodge in Kings Canyon National Park.


7 days a week May-Mid October


9 hours from Three Rivers

7 hours from John Muir Lodge

Group size

Private tours are available at a fixed rate for 1 to 4 people with an additional charge for each additional person (up to 12 people).


  • Delicious, freshly made picnic lunch with choice of sandwich, fruit, cookie and chips
  • Transportation in a comfortable, air-conditioned tour vehicle
  • Fun, friendly, and knowledgeable guides
  • Park entrance fee

What to bring

  • Camera
  • Extra water, and snacks, if needed
  • Depending on the season you might want to have a sun hat, gloves, a warm hat, rain jacket, sweater, or a heavy coat

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About your guide

One naturalist guide per group.

What You'll See and Do
A couple standing at the base of a massive Sequoia Tree while on a tour

Our diverse Kings Canyon itinerary is the complete package, bringing together the expansive trees that the area is known for, with additional geological marvels and alluring natural features. We believe that tours should be interactive experiences and want you to get the most out of your time, so there are multiple opportunities to get off the vehicle, walk around, and capture the day through beautiful pictures. Whether you’re the more adventurous and looking to fully explore every feature, or you would rather enjoy a calm and quiet moment surrounded by the tranquility of the open natural space, our tours take all ability levels into account.

During our Kings Canyon National Park Tour, we will make a stop at the Grant Grove visitor center. This is the perfect introduction to your tour, featuring informative displays about the trifecta of natural wonders you’ll experience throughout the day: the giant sequoias, the canyonlands and the breathtaking mountain views of the High Sierra. Later you’ll be able to admire the monumental stature of the General Grant Tree, the third-largest tree on the planet, proclaimed the “Nation’s Christmas Tree” by President Calvin Coolidge and the only living national shrine and declared by President Dwight D. Eisenhower. Delight in the grandeur of the Canyon, as you learn about its geological significance and find yourself suddenly feeling quite small.

During our summer tours, we’ll take a break for a delicious picnic lunch. You’ll have a choice of 4 delicious sandwiches, cookies, chips, and fruit – locally prepared fresh each day.

We pride ourselves on offering the highest quality tours in the area with experienced and knowledgeable guides. Our intimate tours mean no waiting in never-ending long lines, looking for parking, no taking shuttle busses and no massive groups. Make the most of your Kings Canyon Tour and maximize your experience in our comfortable air-conditioned vehicle.

At the end of the day, you won’t go leave empty-handed. In addition to stunning photos and lasting memories, each guest goes home with a complementary Sequoia Seed growing kit so you can grow your own Sequoia tree!

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