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Lake Tahoe: Sunset Snowshoe Trek with Hot Drinks and Snacks

1. Lake Tahoe: Sunset Snowshoe Trek with Hot Drinks and Snacks

Embark on a guided snowshoeing trek at sunset to experience the beauty of Lake Tahoe’s high country that can only be accessed on foot. Experience the solitude and quiet that define winter in the Tahoe Truckee area while enjoying hot drinks and snacks. After meeting your guide at a location in the North Shore or Truckee area (location based on snowpack and weather), gear up and set out on a trek featuring the amazing views around Lake Tahoe. Venture into the surrounding wilderness and immerse yourself in the tranquility of a snowy forest. Trek on a trail based on you and your group's activity level as well as the snowpack. If you are looking for more of a challenge, you can continue to the top of one of the nearby peaks for panoramic views that can't be beaten. Many options exist for every ability level. 

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From San Francisco: Yosemite & Tahoe Sierras 4-Day Trip

2. From San Francisco: Yosemite & Tahoe Sierras 4-Day Trip

After departing San Francisco, head through California’s famous Gold Rush Country, high into the mountains of the Sierra Nevada. It’s time to experience the majestic views from Yosemite Valley with some of America’s tallest waterfalls and towering granite cliffs rising 4,000 feet from the valley floor. Your guide will help you find the perfect trail to take in this glacially carved valley. Relax on the banks of the Merced River and soak up the spectacular views before heading back to the rustic mountain resort to kick back, have some drinks and share the stories of your day. The next day, enjoy hiking and lunch among the Giant Sequoias before traversing Yosemite’s Tioga Pass viewing iconic sites like the reflective Tenaya Lake and Tuolumne Meadows. You'll stay overnight in beautiful Mammoth Lakes. Huge mountains, numerous lakes, and expansive valleys await you! Try your hand at mountain biking or take a scenic Gondola ride to check out one of the most stunning 360 degree views in California. In the morning you'll have the option to visit the Ansel Adams Wilderness area and Devil’s Postpile National Monument, or choose to take a short hike over to Rainbow Falls to snap a selfie! Next, you’re back on the road to Lake Tahoe, with a stop to experience a bit of Gold Rush history at the historic Bodie Ghost Town. in Tahoe you can try your luck at blackjack or the roulette wheel at The Hard Rock, Harrah's or one of South Lake Tahoe's other casinos. If you're not into gambling, try a sunset sail or a lake cruise to Emerald Bay. You’ll stay the night in a South Lake Tahoe hotel or campsite. On your final morning, get up close and personal with Lake Tahoe by kayak, stand-up paddleboard or bike, or take a gondola ride up to Heavenly Mountain resort where an array of adventure activities await. You can also keep it simple and go on a short hike with the guidance of your professional tour leader. You'll be dropped off in San Francisco by 9:00 PM.

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Lake Tahoe: Snowshoeing Guided Tour

3. Lake Tahoe: Snowshoeing Guided Tour

Begin your Lake Tahoe snowshoeing adventure by meeting your guide at one of the trailheads in North Lake Tahoe or Truckee. Learn about the day’s plan and spend time fitting as well as discussing gear. Get a comprehensive lesson from your expert guide before heading up to the local trailhead. Learn about natural and human history during your trek. Knowledgeable guides will offer discussions on native plants and animals, geology, and local culture. Discover the finer points of winter ecology and other unique conditions of the Tahoe Truckee area. Stop along the way to take in the beautiful views.

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What people are saying about Lake Tahoe

Overall rating

5.0 / 5

based on 1 reviews

Our guide Daniel Gail was very well informed and brought us to many beautiful viewpoints as well as hiking corners. The 4 days were very pleasant. He also could always recommend something in the area we stayed in.