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Yellowstone Discovery

Operated by: Insight Vacations

7 Days from $4,489 per person
AUG - DEC 2022
Usa Yellowstone National Park Buffalo

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Bozeman, Big Sky, Yellowstone National Park, Grand Teton National Park, Jackson (WY) ...more Bozeman, Big Sky, Yellowstone National Park, 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, and transfer to your hotel. 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

    Wake up at your own pace with a relaxed start in Bozeman before you transfer to Big Sky. Take in the scenery as you drive 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, enjoy 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.

    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 a Local Expert for an after-hours, wildlife sightseeing visit, a unique Insight Experience. Step off the beaten track to learn about bird and animal migration patterns and behavior. 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
    hotel Mammoth Hot Springs Lodge, Yellowstone
  4. Day 4 Hot Springs and Hiking in Yellowstone Relaxed Start

    This morning enjoy a relaxed start before spending the day sightseeing in Yellowstone National Park. Join your Travel Director to explore the Mammoth Hot Springs terraces, one of the major geyser basins in Yellowstone's Lamar Valley. 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. The afternoon is yours at leisure. 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, the Park and its waterfalls, lakes 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, Yellowstone
  6. Day 6 Yellowstone's Famous Old Faithful

    Set off this morning for your final day of sightseeing around the park, spending most of the day around Old Faithful. 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. In the afternoon, choose from a variety of hikes - maybe take a walk to Fairy Falls, which, at 200 feet (61 m) high, is one of Yellowstone's most remarkable waterfalls. Join your fellow travelers in the evening for a delicious Celebration Dinner.

    meals Breakfast, Dinner with Wine
    hotel Canyon Lodge, Yellowstone
  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 Jackson Hole, with free time to explore and have a delicious lunch in the authentic town of Jackson. 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. In the late afternoon, bid farewell to the beautiful national parks and your fellow travelers, then transfer to Jackson Hole Airport arriving at 16:00. 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
Price Includes

Additional Included Highlights

  • From time to time, your Travel Director will delight you with an Insight Flourish, which is a local specialty representing the destination.
  • Hotel and restaurant tips are included - you'll never have to worry about how much to give, nor search for foreign currency. We also include all taxes and porterage charges at hotels.
  • We carry your bags for you and promptly deliver them to your hotel door.
  • If your arrival and/or departure flights are as per the itinerary start and end dates, then transfers are available at scheduled times. If your flights are outside these times, or you have booked additional nights accommodation with Insight Vacations, you may purchase transfers or make your own way from/to the airport.
  • Our highly-skilled Travel Director will ensure your journey is seamless, serving as your expert guide, consummate organiser, and friend overseas.
  • Personal radio headsets give you the freedom to wander during visits to famous highlights, without missing any of your Local Expert's fascinating commentary.
  • Stay connected with friends and family with our complimentary coach and hotel Wi-Fi (where available).

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.

Well-being

  • : Enjoy the comfort of Insight's luxurious, air-conditioned, 40-seat coach with double the standard legroom and onboard washroom. Our customized luxury coaches are sanitized before the start of your tour and are maintained to very high standards. Physical distancing measures have been implemented on our customized luxury coaches.
  • : Experience enhanced hygiene protocols to align with the latest guidance following COVID-19. All Travel Directors, Well-Being Directors and Drivers have completed training in enhanced well-being and hygiene protocols.
  • : Our Well-Being Directors take a proactive approach to your welfare ensuring all well-being regulations are met (available on tours with 21 or more guests).
  • : Hand sanitizer is freely available on board for you to use throughout the day.
  • : We only work with establishments we are confident will consistently adhere to our high well-being standards, which include hotels, restaurants and sight-seeing venues.

Authentic Dining

  • Bozeman: Meet your Travel Director and fellow travelers for a Welcome Dinner.
  • Dining Summary: 3 Dinner with Wine (DW), 6 Breakfast (B), and 1 Dinner (D)

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: Explore Yellowstone's Upper Geyser and Midway Geyser Basin with a variety of hikes to choose from. 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, Castle Geyser, Crested Pool, Sapphire Pool, Grand Prismatic Spring and the Excelsior Geyser Crater. After spending most of the day here you will be able to tick them all off the list.
  • Grand Teton National Park: Famous for its magnificent peaks, Grand Teton National Park is a nature lover’s paradise. Its mountains, valleys, lakes, rivers and skies are home to diverse and abundant forests, wildflowers and wildlife. The Park also has a rich cultural history with old homesteads and cattle ranches to wander and photograph.
  • 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

  • West Yellowstone: Join a Local Expert for an after-hours walk to view wildlife and learn all about their migration patterns and behaviors. Settle down to enjoy a delicious picnic dinner, featuring local delicacies and wine, admire the views and listen to stories of life in and around the park.
  • Yellowstone National Park: Yellowstone Forever is the official nonprofit partner of Yellowstone National Park, with a mission to protect, preserve, and enhance Yellowstone National Park through education and philanthropy. Your Yellowstone Forever instructor 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 our current projects supporting the park. Group will enjoy a picnic dinner (arranged by Tour Director on-site) at some point during this 3-hour experience – perhaps closer to 4:30 PM to have a better probability of securing picnic tables.

Make Travel Matter

  • Yellowstone National Park: Join a local expert at the Jackson Hole & Greater Yellowstone Visitor Center to learn about The National Elk Refuge and how this vital reserve 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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