Bison in Yellowstone National Park
FROM: R73,345 pp

This eight day escorted group tour from Salt Lake City in Utah includes a 3-day stay in Yellowstone National Park. Enjoy fantastic hiking opportunities, search for wildlife including grizzly bears, bald eagles, bison and wolves, and see erupting geysers including famous Old Faithful. Stay in West Yellowstone on the edge of the park on this tour that also visits Grand Teton National Park and the Jackson Hole valley, ending back in Salt Lake City.

Inclusions
Itinerary
Prices & Dates

Trip Highlights

Salt Lake City - Begin and end your Yellowstone adventure in the capital of Utah, known for its Mormon history and location on the shore of the Great Salt Lake
Grand Teton National Park - Spend a day hiking and searching for wildlife including bald eagles and moose, plus enjoy a boat ride on Jenny Lake
Jackson - Explore the picturesque Jackson Hole Valley and spend a night in this charming Wyoming Town
Yellowstone - Spend three nights in the park, with opportunities for hiking, spotting grizzly bears, seeing the Old Faithful geyser and plenty more

Included

7 breakfasts, 6 lunches & 1 dinner
Escorted by a knowledgeable local tour guide
Jenny Lake boat tour
Gratuities for included meals and activities
7 nights 2-3 star hotels
All national park entrance fees
Comfortable Transportation in a Mercedes Benz Sprinter van
Note: This tour is operated in conjunction with our trusted partner and you will join travellers from different operators, not solely On The Go

Not Included

International flights & visas
Airport transfers
Optional activities
Please note: This tour involves a lot of walking and hiking, and a decent fitness level is required. Please speak to us before booking your tour if you have concerns or questions about your level of fitness.
Any meals or drinks not specified in the inclusions
Items of a personal nature
Tips for your tour guide - an entirely personal gesture!

Itinerary

Day 1

Welcome to Utah

On arrival at Salt Lake Airport, make your own way to the hotel. Once you've checked in, the rest of today is free for you to head out and explore the city, capital of Utah and renowned for its Mormon history and the Great Salt Lake.

Accommodation: Courtyard by Marriott Salt Lake City Downtown or similar
Overnight: Salt Lake City

Day 2

Utah to Wyoming

Salt Lake City - Jackson. This morning, the guide will pick you up at the hotel at 7:00. Get to know the rest of the group as we make the drive across the state border to Jackson, Wyoming. During the journey, the guide will also share information about the unique geology and history of Northern Utah, Southeastern Idaho, and Western Wyoming. Upon arrival in Jackson, we explore the Gros Ventre Slide area, the Jackson Hole Valley, and the historic town of Jackson.

Accommodation: Elk Country Inn or similar
Overnight: Jackson  |  Breakfast, Lunch

Day 3

Exploring Grand Teton National Park

Jackson - Grand Teton National Park - Jackson. Today, we enter Grand Teton National Park, beginning with wildlife viewing and photography opportunities at Schwabacher Landing and Mormon Row. The riverside Schwabacher Landing is a great place to potentially spot moose, pronghorn and bald eagles. After hopefully spotting some of these creatures, we head to Jenny Lake for a boat ride across the water followed by an unguided hike to Hidden Falls and Inspiration Point.

In the afternoon, we travel north to Jackson Lake and Colter Bay for more hiking and opportunities to observe wildlife - keep your eyes peeled for grizzlies! We return to Jackson in the evening for an included group dinner at a local restaurant.

Accommodation: Elk Country Inn or similar
Overnight: Jackson  |  Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 4

Mighty Yellowstone

Jackson - Yellowstone National Park. Drive north through Grand Teton National Park to reach mighty Yellowstone National Park. We start our exploration at the West Thumb Geyser Basin, a geothermal area with vibrant hot springs and steaming geysers along the shores of Yellowstone Lake, the largest high-elevation lake in North America. Continue to Hayden Valley, a lush area teeming with bison, elk, and occasionally grizzly bears and wolves.

Next, we visit the Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone, where you can admire the stunning Yellowstone Falls and the canyon's colourful, rugged beauty. Travel over Dunraven Pass, offering spectacular views and a chance to spot bighorn sheep and black bears, then head to Lamar Valley, renowned for its abundant wildlife and often called the "Serengeti of North America." In the evening, we drive along the Scenic Beartooth Highway, a breathtaking route with alpine lakes and mountain vistas, and arrive in the charming small town of West Yellowstone for the night.

Accommodation: Kelly Inn or similar
Overnight: West Yellowstone  |  Breakfast, Lunch

Day 5

Exploring Northern Yellowstone

We begin today by travelling over Dunraven Pass, reaching the highest point in the park. The morning will be packed with wildlife watching and hiking opportunities in the Tower-Roosevelt areas. Take a break to enjoy a picnic lunch at a picturesque location before venturing to the Mammoth Hot Springs area. The afternoon will feature additional scenic and wildlife stops as we explore Yellowstone's Northern Loop. Upon returning to West Yellowstone, you'll have a free evening to relax.

Accommodation: Kelly Inn or similar
Overnight: West Yellowstone  |  Breakfast, Lunch

Day 6

Geysers of Yellowstone

Today we'll discover the main geothermal area of Yellowstone National Park. Our itinerary includes the West Thumb Geyser Basin, Old Faithful, and the Old Faithful Lodge. Afterward, proceed to Madison Junction with stops at Black Sand Basin, Grand Prismatic Spring, Firehole Geyser Basin, and other geothermal areas. Along the way, we'll have opportunities for great hikes and wildlife watching throughout the park. Keep your eyes peeled for herds of majestic bison - they're difficult to miss! We then return to West Yellowstone for our final night in the national park.

Accommodation: Kelly Inn or similar
Overnight: West Yellowstone  |  Breakfast, Lunch

Day 7

Return to Salt Lake City

Yellowstone National Park - Salt Lake City. Say goodbye to Yellowstone this morning as we head out of the park, with time for some exploration just outside the park boundaries. We take in Island Park, making stops at Big Springs and Mesa Falls. Then, we head south through Idaho's potato fields, the Bear River Bird Refuge, and along the shore of the Great Salt Lake. There will be optional stops at the Bear River Bird Refuge or Antelope Island, time permitting. We aim to arrive back in Salt Lake City at around 18:00, and your final evening of the tour is at leisure.

Accommodation: Courtyard by Marriott Salt Lake City Downtown or similar
Overnight: Salt Lake City  |  Breakfast, Lunch

Day 8

Salt Lake City

Our tour comes to an end after a final breakfast at the hotel. Make your own way to the airport for your onward flight. Safe travels!
Breakfast

Prices & Dates

Departure dates are guaranteed with 6 travellers. 'Twin / Double' prices are per person when there are 2 people sharing a room. 'Single' prices are applicable to all solo travellers, or if your booking party cannot reach the minimum of 2 persons in a room. Single Rooms can also be booked by any other person wanting the comfort and privacy of their own room.

Guaranteed Departure
2024
Twin Share
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At a Glance

Range
Trip Type
Starts
Salt Lake City
Ends
Salt Lake City
Departs
Sundays
Group Size
Min 6 / Max 14
Hotel Rating
2-3 star hotels
Tour Guide
Yes - escorted by a tour guide
Meals
Breakfast: 7, Lunch: 6, Dinner: 1
Countries
Minimum Age
6 yrs, accompanied by an adult
Arr. Transfer
No
Dep. Transfer
No
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