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Grand Teton & Yellowstone Explorer 5D/4N

From a land built on fire, earthquakes, and other extreme geological forces, Yellowstone, Grand Teton, and Craters of the Moon are now 3 unique ecosystems covering an area the size of New England. 14,000 ft peaks, broad valleys teeming with wildlife, glaciers, thermal features, and barren landscapes still recovering from the ravages of volcanic eruptions and forest fires are awaiting you.

Spend five exciting days exploring and learning about the unique geological and ecological history that continues to shape this region, how it came into existence, and about the plants and animals that call this wilderness home.

Your adventure awaits!

Tour Highlights

  • Enjoy photography and wildlife opportunities at Schwabacher’s Landing and Mormon Row
  • Visit the Bear River Bird Refuge
  • Have some great hikes and multiple opportunities to enjoy watching the wildlife within the park.
Price from

$3,080.00

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Tour Information

Includes:

  • - Professional Tour Guide
  • - Comfortable Transportation
  • - 4 nights lodging
  • - 4 Breakfasts
  • - 5 Lunches
  • - 1 Dinners
  • - Airport Transfers
  • - Park Entrance Fees
  • - Applicable Taxes and Fees

Departures - Small-Group Adventure

Selected dates from May to October (contact us for latest dates)

Itinerary

Day 1: Depart Salt Lake City

7:00 am pick up in Salt Lake City, Utah.

Travel to Jackson, Wyoming, and learn about the unique geology and history of Northern Utah, South-eastern Idaho and Western Wyoming. Once in Jackson, you will explore the Gros Ventre Slide area and enjoy exploring historic Jackson, Wyoming.

Dinner tonight will be at one of the fantastic local restaurants in Jackson.

Lodging: Mountain Modern Motel, Jackson, WY

Meals: Lunch, Dinner

Day 2: Arrive in Grand Teton National Park

This morning enter into Grand Teton National Park and start your day with photography and wildlife opportunities at Schwabacher’s Landing and Mormon Row.

Afterwards, you enjoy breakfast at Signal Mountain Lodge before continuing to Jenny Lake for a boat tour and hiking up to Hidden Falls and Inspiration Point.

Afterwards head north to Jackson Lake and Coulter Bay for the afternoon of more hiking and wildlife watching before returning to Jackson for another relaxing evening in town.

Lodging: Mountain Modern Motel, Jackson, WY

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch

Day 3: Arrive in Yellowstone National Park

This morning you will drive north through Grand Teton to Yellowstone National Park.

Enjoy a few scenic spots along the way including some waterfalls and wildlife.

Once in Yellowstone, explore the West Thumb Geyser Basin, Old Faithful and the Old Faithful Lodge for Lunch.

Afterwards continue your way to Madison Junction with stops at Black Sand Basin, Grand Prismatic Spring, Firehole Geyser Basin, and other areas. There will be some great hikes and multiple opportunities to enjoy watching the wildlife within the park.

Lodging: Kelly Inn, West Yellowstone, MT

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch

Day 4: Explore Yellowstone

Explore Yellowstone National Park again today by visiting Grand Canyon of Yellowstone and its fun hikes to Uncle Toms Cabin and Red Rocks overlooks.

Also visit Dunraven Pass, Tower Falls, Lamar Valley, Mammoth Hot Springs, and Norris Geyser Basin.

This will round out your time exploring the park before heading back through Madison River Valley to West Yellowstone.

Lodging: Kelly Inn, West Yellowstone, MT

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch

Day 5: Island Park

This morning will be spent exploring just outside of Yellowstone NP in Island Park with stops at Big Springs and Johnny Sacks historic Cabin.

This freshwater spring is one of the headwaters of the Snake River.

There will also be stops at Upper and Lower Mesa Falls before heading back to Salt Lake City.

As you get close to the Great Salt Lake, you will visit the Bear River Bird Refuge. This is one of the largest migratory bird refuges and rookeries within the western US and is a fantastic place to explore and learn about the importance of these areas to the animals that inhabit them.

You will return to Salt Lake City by 6:00 pm.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch