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Yellowstone Discovery

Operated by: Insight Vacations

7 Days from $4,341 per person
JUN - SEP 2023
Usa Yellowstone National Park Buffalo

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Bozeman, Big Sky, Yellowstone National Park, Old Faithful Geyser of California, Grand Teton National Park, Jackson (WY) ...more Bozeman, Big Sky, Yellowstone National Park, Old Faithful Geyser of California, Grand Teton National Park, Jackson (WY)
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  1. Day 1 Welcome to Bozeman

    Arrive in Bozeman, enjoy views of the magnificent Rocky Mountains. Your time is yours to get to know this charming town. May we suggest, taking a stroll along the friendly Main Street or visiting the Museum of the Rockies? In the evening, join your Travel Director and fellow travelers for a delicious Welcome Dinner.

    meals Dinner with Wine
    hotel Homewood Suites by Hilton Bozeman
  2. Day 2 Big Sky, Big Nature Relaxed Start

    Enjoy a relaxed start in Bozeman before you transfer to Big Sky. Sit back and enjoy the scenic drive, cruise up through high alpine meadows, drop into the rocky Gallatin Canyon and travel alongside the river, under the gaze of the iconic lone peak of Big Sky Mountain. With its wide skies and breath-taking views, Big Sky is a nature lover's paradise and the gateway community to Yellowstone National Park. This afternoon at Big Sky, take an Insight Choice. Choose to take a guided or self-guided hike among the wildflowers, roaring streams and distant snowclad peaks. Alternatively choose to test your archery skills with the Lone Peak as your backdrop. Whichever you choose, both options include a scenic lift ride up the mountain.

    meals Breakfast
    hotel Huntley Lodge, Big Sky
  3. Day 3 Hello Yellowstone!

    Depart Big Sky in the morning and enter the vast wonderland of Yellowstone National Park. The world’s first National Park, Yellowstone spans over 2.2 million acres and is full of natural wonders, geothermal phenomena and diverse, free-roaming wildlife. Spend the morning sightseeing and wildlife spotting in West Yellowstone with your Travel Director, look out for wolves, bear, elk and moose. In the late afternoon join your Yellowstone Forever Local Expert for an after-hours walk, a unique Insight Experience and MAKE TRAVEL MATTER® Experience. Yellowstone Forever is the official non-profit partner of Yellowstone National Park, with a mission to protect, preserve and enhance Yellowstone National Park through education and philanthropy. Your Local Expert is well-versed on the park's history, culture, wildlife, geology and more! Prepare for informative conversations about the geologic and historic origins of the park, wildlife and management and their current projects supporting the park. By supporting Yellowstone Forever, this experience contributes to their efforts in wildlife conservation. Stop for a delicious picnic dinner of local delicacies and wine and listen to stories of life in and out of the park.

    meals Breakfast, Dinner with Wine
    hotel Mammoth Hot Springs Lodge, Yellowstone
  4. Day 4 Hot Springs and Hiking in Yellowstone Relaxed Start

    This morning enjoy a relaxed start before continuing your sightseeing in Yellowstone National Park. Join your Travel Director to explore the Mammoth Hot Springs terraces, one of the major geyser basins in Yellowstone. Partake in one of two gentle hikes: the Mammoth Terraces Trail passes many of the most beautiful and historic hot spring terraces of the park and snakes up to a wonderful outlook; the Beaver Ponds Trail rambles through sagebrush meadows, trees and beaver ponds. Keep a look out for wildlife, including a large variety of water birds. In the evening, enjoy a relaxing dip in the Boiling River Hot Spring, where cold water from the Gardner River mixes with the hot spring to make one of the few official soaking areas in Yellowstone. Don’t forget your bathing suit! (Weather dependent).

    meals Breakfast, Dinner with Wine
    hotel Mammoth Hot Springs Lodge, Yellowstone
  5. Day 5 Yellowstone's Grand Canyon Relaxed Start

    This morning relocate to a new area of the park and take a gentle hike along the Ribbon Lake Trail for sweeping views of the Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone, falls, ponds, lakes, rolling meadows and thermal features. Stop for lunch in Canyon Village and take time to explore the fascinating Canyon Visitor Education Center. Here you can see, hear and learn about the geological history of Yellowstone. In the afternoon, continue sightseeing around the stunning Yellowstone Lake. Head to the Fishing Bridge Visitor Center and Trailside Museum to learn all bout the many bird species that inhabit the park.

    meals Breakfast
    hotel Canyon Lodge.
  6. Day 6 Yellowstone's Famous Old Faithful

    Set off this morning for your final day of sightseeing around the park, exploring its impressive thermal features, spending most of the day around Old Faithful, one of Yellowstone’s most famous Geysers. The spectacular Upper Geyser Basin and Midway Geyser Basin are also home to Castle Geyser, Crested Pool, Sapphire Pool, Grand Prismatic Spring and the Excelsior Geyser Crater. You'll also have the opportunity to hike through a young lodgepole pine forest to reach Fairy Falls, which at 200 feet (61 m) high, is one of Yellowstone's most remarkable waterfalls. In the evening join your fellow travelers for a delicious Celebration Dinner.

    meals Breakfast, Dinner with Wine
    hotel Canyon Lodge.
  7. Day 7 Mountain Peaks and the Wild West - Departures

    Today head to Grand Teton National Park and marvel at the stunning mountain peaks as you immerse yourself in this wildlife haven with your Travel Director. Savor a taste of the old Wild West as you visit the authentic town of Jackson, with free time to explore and have a delicious lunch around the town square. After lunch, meet a local expert at the Jackson Hole & Greater Yellowstone Visitor Center and partake in a Make Travel Matter® Experience as you learn about the National Elk Refuge which manages a habitat for the nationally significant Jackson Elk Herd as well as for endangered species, birds, fish and other big game animals. You'll learn about the history and purpose of the National Elk Refuge while discussing the conservation challenges of the future. In the late afternoon, bid farewell to the beautiful national parks and your fellow travelers, then transfer to Jackson Hole Airport arriving at 4:00 PM. Please note this time when booking flights, or perhaps maybe extend your stay in Jackson with optional extra nights.

    meals Breakfast
Yellowstone Discovery Guided Tour Map
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Choice Highlights

  • Choose between three carefully selected activities
  • Big Sky: Test your archery skills with the help of an expert on an exciting archery course.
  • Big Sky: Take a scenic chairlift ride up the mountain and revel in the stunning scenery and wildlife as you pick from several self-guided nature trails.
  • Big Sky: Tie on your hiking boots and enjoy a scenic chairlift ride up the mountain and explore the area on a guided hike.

Authentic Dining

  • Bozeman: Meet your Travel Director and fellow travelers for a Welcome Dinner.
  • Dining Summary: 4 Dinner with Wine (DW), and 6 Breakfast (B)

Insight Choice

  • Big Sky: Test your archery skills with the help of an expert on an exciting archery course.
  • Big Sky: Take a scenic chairlift ride up the mountain and revel in the stunning scenery and wildlife as you pick from several self-guided nature trails.
  • Big Sky: Tie on your hiking boots and enjoy a scenic chairlift ride up the mountain and explore the area on a guided hike.

Top Rated Highlights

  • Yellowstone National Park: The world’s first National Park, Yellowstone spans 2,219,789 acres and even has its own Grand Canyon. The park is home to half of the world’s hydrothermal features, more than 10,000, of which over 300 are geysers. Yellowstone is also a wildlife paradise. Some 1,700 species of plants and 400 species of birds, fish and mammals live in the park, including bison, wolves, bears, elk and moose.
  • Yellowstone National Park: One of the major geyser basins in Yellowstone, the Mammoth Hot Springs Area is visually unique from the other thermal features in the park. Here, hot water rises through the limestone, dissolving large quantities of rock and leaving a chalky mineral deposit in the surface. Find yourself by the bubbling waters, whose constant movement means the springs are changing all the time.
  • Yellowstone National Park: Two gentle hikes offer the chance to admire the views and meander past many of the park's beautiful and historic hot spring terraces. An abundance of wildlife inhabits the area including bears, elk, mule deer, moose, beavers and a large variety of water birds.
  • Yellowstone National Park: A gentle hike takes you up 666 ft for amazing views of Yellowstone, and the park's cascading falls, ponds, lakes, rolling meadows, thermal features and wildlife.
  • Yellowstone National Park: Learn about how the Yellowstone super volcano, its geysers and hot springs, and geological history shape every living organism in the park. The center offers a fascinating range of interactive exhibits, animations, audio-visual productions and real-time scientific data.
  • Yellowstone National Park: The many sights of this magnificent National Park include its spectacular geysers and bubbling hot springs. A heady mix of open meadows and hills, deep canyons and cascading falls awaits you along with stunning viewpoints from which to admire the park and its surrounding areas.
  • Yellowstone National Park: Take a walk to Fairy Falls which, at 200 feet (61m) high, is one of Yellowstone's most remarkable waterfalls. This is the perfect way to say farewell to the park and all its wonders.
  • Yellowstone National Park: The Park’s Upper Geyser Basin and Midway Geyser Basin are home to some of the world's most spectacular hydrothermal features: Old Faithful Geyser, Opal Pool, Turquoise Pool, Excelsior Geyser Crater and Grand Prismatic Spring.
  • Grand Teton National Park: Travel through a mountainous landscape like no other. Witness the striking Grand Tetons thrust skyward 6,562 feet (2,000 meters) from the valley floor and keenly watch for exciting wildlife that call these mountains home. Including the grizzly bear, bald eagles, moose, bison, and elk.
  • Jackson (WY): The valley of Jackson Hole offers an exhilarating taste of the old Wild West with snowcapped mountains, generations of elk herd and sky-high pine trees. In the town, take pictures under the famous elk antler arches, stroll the boardwalks and browse boutiques and art galleries.

Insight Experiences

  • Mammoth Hot Springs: Join a Local Expert for an after-hours walk to view wildlife and learn about the park’s history, culture, wildlife, geology and more! Settle down to enjoy a delicious picnic dinner, featuring local delicacies and wine, while you admire the vibrant views and listen to stories of life as they were meant to be told.

Make Travel Matter

  • Jackson (WY): Join a Local Expert at the Jackson Hole & Greater Yellowstone Visitor Center to learn about The National Elk Refuge and how this vital landscape provides and manages winter habitat for the nationally significant Jackson Elk Herd as well as for endangered species, birds, fish and other big game animals.

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