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6 Day Grand Teton & Yellowstone National Parks Walking Tour

Walking Tour Package Includes

 

  • Small groups of maximum 14 travelers guaranteed
  • Flights Los Angeles-Bozeman, Jackson-Los Angeles
    Other departure cities available. Click on date of departure for selection and prices
  • 5 nights accommodations
    • 1 night Bozeman
    • 2 nights West Yellowstone (Montana)
    • 2 nights Jackson
  • Hotel taxes, fees & service charges
  • Hotel porterage
  • All transfers included only with airfare purchase on package arrival & departure dates †
  • 10 meals: 5 breakfasts, 2 lunches, 3 dinners
  • Sightseeing per itinerary in modern air-conditioned motor vehicles
  • Services of hiking guide throughout
  • Entrance fees per itinerary
  • Active itinerary with unique cultural features

 

Hiking Activity Overall Level: MODERATE

  • 1 Easy Day | Up to 3 hours of walking a day on mostly flat terrain and less than 500 feet elevation gain/loss
  • 2 Moderate Days | 3-4 hours of walking & hiking a day on hilly, uneven terrain and 500-1,000 feet elevation gain/loss
  • 1 Challenging Day | 4-5 hours of hiking a day on rugged terrain with loose rocks, steep grades, and 1,000-2,000 feet elevation gain/loss

 

Special Features

  • Explore Yellowstone National Park, established in 1872 as the first national park in the United States
  • Visit Mammoth Hot Springs and walk through the colorful Terraces
  • At the heart of Yellowstone, view Old Faithful and hike along the trails
  • Experience an authentic western cowboy cookout
  • Discover dramatic Grand Teton National Park with its jagged peaks, glaciers, lakes and dense forests
  • Hike around Jenny Lake, the crown jewel of Grand Teton National Park, surrounded by spectacular scenery

†Transfers are available for purchase for land only or on alternative flight dates

Tour Plan

DAY 1, Wednesday - Arrive in Bozeman

Arrive in Bozeman and transfer to your hotel. The rest of the day is at leisure. Your tour will begin with an orientation meeting with your Tour Manager at approximately 7 PM, followed by dinner at the hotel. We recommend that you select flights which arrive no later than 5 PM
Overnight: Bozeman
Meals: Dinner

DAY 2, Thursday - Yellowstone National Park Upper Loop

Depart Bozeman and embark on a scenic drive to Yellowstone National Park. Begin by visiting Mammoth Hot Springs and embark on a downhill walk through the colorful Terraces. Continue along the upper loop passing through the Roosevelt area and take a walk out to view Tower Falls, which plunges a stunning 132 ft. Following a picnic lunch, travel over Dunraven Pass and make your way to Norris Geyser Basin with time to hike the trail through the thermal area. Then, drive along the Madison River on the way to West Yellowstone. On arrival, check into the hotel with free time to explore the town and have dinner on your own
Overnight: West Yellowstone (Montana)
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
Hike Activity Level: Moderate, 4.45 Miles, 3.5 Hours, +/- 702 ft

DAY 3, Friday - Explore Yellowstone's Geyser Basins

Head to the Geyser Basins of Yellowstone National Park. Chance to view wildlife through the Madison River Valley as you make your way to Fountain Paint Pots. Along this trail, view every type of thermal feature found within the park. Next, arrive at the heart of Yellowstone, Old Faithful. Spend time at Old Faithful to watch an eruption, have lunch on your own and explore the trails. In the afternoon, arrive at Midway Geyser Basin for a scenic walk to view Grand Prismatic Springs. Return to West Yellowstone with time to freshen up, before an authentic western cowboy cookout. Enjoy western stories and songs with local entertainment. Travel by horse-drawn wagon and relax with spectacular views of the Aspen groves and Hebgen lake below. Afterward, head back to the hotel
Overnight: West Yellowstone (Montana)
Meals: Breakfast, Dinner
Hike Activity Level: Challenging, 6.2 Miles, 4.5 Hours, +/- 434 ft

DAY 4, Saturday - Yellowstone National Park Lower Loop, Grand Teton National Park, Travel to Jackson

This morning, visit the east side of the lower loop of Yellowstone National Park, starting with the Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone. Take a walk for spectacular views of the 308ft tall Lower Falls from Artists Point. Stop at the Upper Falls viewpoint and walk to the Brink of Lower Falls. Savor a picnic lunch. Then, travel south following the Yellowstone River and enter Hayden Valley, famous for viewing wildlife including large herds of Bison. Walk along the boardwalks of Mud Volcano for some unique thermal features. Then, travel along the shores of Yellowstone Lake on the way to West Thumb Geyser Basin for a hike on the one mile loop trail. Depart Yellowstone for Grand Teton National Park in northwest Wyoming. Admire stunning views of Jackson Lake and the Grand Teton Range along the way. Arrive in Colter Bay to visit the David T. Vernon Indian artifacts collection. The exhibit celebrates Indian artwork and informs on the long history of humans in Jackson Hole. In late afternoon, arrive in the town of Jackson, and check into your hotel. The evening is free to explore the many shops, art galleries and restaurants Jackson has to offer
Overnight: Jackson
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
Hike Activity Level: Easy, 3 Miles, 2.5 Hours, +/- 445 ft

DAY 5, Sunday - Explore Grand Teton National Park

Today's exploration of Grand Teton National Park, begins with a scenic float trip on the Snake River. Your guide will point out wildlife, explain the geology of the area and tell stories about local history and folklore. After a stop for lunch on your own, continue through the park along the Teton Park Road with various viewpoints along the way. Spend time at Jenny Lake, the crown jewel of the park, surrounded by spectacular scenery. Hike around the lake to Hidden Falls, a 100 ft cascading waterfall. Admire views of Mt. Moran and Signal Mountain as you conclude your journey through the park. Later in the afternoon, return to Jackson with free time to relax. Tonight at dinner, bid farewell to your Tour Manager
Overnight: Jackson
Meals: Breakfast, Dinner
Hike Activity Level: Moderate, 5 Miles, 4 Hours, +/- 620 ft

DAY 6, Monday - Return Home

Transfer to the airport for your departure flight
Meals: Breakfast

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