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Wyoming Yellowstone & Grand Teton Private Adventure

Wild West Wildlife, Old Faithful & Snake River

 

Experience Montana and Wyoming in all their natural glory during this 6-day private adventure through celebrated Yellowstone and Grand Teton National Parks. Experience rugged wilderness and incredible geothermal features as you journey into protected environments. Spot elk, moose, herds of bison, and maybe even a bear or wolf. Witness the geysers in Yellowstone, like Old Faithful, blow off some steam. From historic western towns to popular attractions of the parks, take in the very best of this wild region!

  • See Yellowstone National Park's most famous geysers and wildlife destinations

  • Enjoy the scenery from the water of the Snake River in Grand Teton National Park

  • Explore the Tetons hands-on through hiking or climbing

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Arrive:

Bozeman, MT or Jackson, WY

Depart:

Jackson, WY

Price: from $3,695

Duration:

6 Days

Departures:

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Group Size:

2-8 Guests

Min Age:

6 yrs

Activity:

Level 2

This trip allows flexibility according to time and interest, but expect to be active and walking for much of each day. The activities in Grand Teton can be challenging, including a several hour long hike on unstable territory, a technical rock climb, and a white water raft down the Snake River.
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  • Drive to West Yellowstone

    Day 1

    Upon arrival at Bozeman or Jackson airport, secure your rental car and drive to tonight's accommodation in West Yellowstone.

    Accommodation: Canyon Lodge & Cabins

    Canyon Lodge and Cabins is located on the east side of Yellowstone National Park near the Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone River. The sprawling property offers a variety of accommodations including five new lodge buildings. All room types are modest and provide a true National Park Lodge experience. While there is no television or air conditioning at the property, internet is available in some public spaces. Canyon Village features a variety of dining options as well as the Canyon Visitor Education Center which focuses on Yellowstone's infamous supervolcano.

  • Hike in Yellowstone National Park

    Day 2

    The oldest park in the US National Park system, Yellowstone is famous for its wildlife and geothermal features. Accompanied by a private guide who will tailor the route to your desired activity level, choose to explore the park today on a more strenuous morning hike followed by an afternoon of sightseeing or a full day of sightseeing and light hiking. Stops today may include the geyser basins, the Grand Canyon of Yellowstone, and expansive Yellowstone Lake. Along the way, keep an eye out for wildlife- Hayden Valley is one of the best places to see wildlife in the park. After a full day, return to the hotel in the early evening.

    Accommodation: Canyon Lodge & Cabins

    Canyon Lodge and Cabins is located on the east side of Yellowstone National Park near the Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone River. The sprawling property offers a variety of accommodations including five new lodge buildings. All room types are modest and provide a true National Park Lodge experience. While there is no television or air conditioning at the property, internet is available in some public spaces. Canyon Village features a variety of dining options as well as the Canyon Visitor Education Center which focuses on Yellowstone's infamous supervolcano.

    Activity: Customizable hiking and touring

  • Take a Scenic Drive to Jackson

    Day 3

    Leave Yellowstone today and enjoy a scenic drive south along the way to stunning Grand Teton National Park. If time permits, Jackson Lake is well worth exploring. Stop at Colter Bay Marina in Grand Teton National Park to rent a kayak, canoe, or motor boat and set off on the beautiful lake surrounded by spectacular mountain views. The nearby Jackson Lake Lodge is also a great spot for lunch, featuring 60-foot windows offering some of the best views of the Teton Mountain Range. Continue on to the hotel and check in for the evening. Try to turn in early tonight, in preparation for tomorrow's early start.

    Accommodation: Teton Mountain Lodge & Spa

    Teton Mountain Lodge is located in Teton Village, just one mile from Grand Teton National Park, 11 miles from downtown Jackson and slopeside at Jackson Hole Mountain Resort. The full-service resort combines the warmth of a cozy mountain lodge with alpine elegance and modern decor. The lodge features a variety of accommodations, yet all are beautifully appointed with pillow top mattresses and comfortable furnishings. After a day of exploring, SpaTerre offers a quiet respite where you can relax and recharge. The indoor and outdoor pools and five hot tubs provide the ideal place for adventurers, couples and families to unwind. Spur Restaurant and Bar serves up exceptional cuisine, signature cocktails, and local brews in a vibrant atmosphere.

    Transportation: 3.5-hour drive

    Meals: Lunch

  • Enjoy Sunrise over Grand Teton and Raft the Snake River

    Day 4

    Wake early for a morning wildlife safari in Grand Teton National Park. The animals are most active at dawn and dusk, taking advantage of the cooler temperatures. In these early hours, look for grizzly bears, black bears, elk, bison, moose, wolves, big horn sheep, mule deer, coyotes, and golden and bald eagles.

    This afternoon offers the choice of a scenic float or whitewater rafting on the Snake River. Those who choose to float will relax on a ten-mile scenic stretch of the Snake River, through a pristine wildlife habitat home to moose, beavers, eagles, bears, and more. Whitewater rafters will thrills to Class I to class III rapids through Snake River Canyon, rich in geological history, watching for river otters, osprey and bald eagles along the way. Return to the hotel to unwind in time for dinner.

    Accommodation: Teton Mountain Lodge & Spa

    Teton Mountain Lodge is located in Teton Village, just one mile from Grand Teton National Park, 11 miles from downtown Jackson and slopeside at Jackson Hole Mountain Resort. The full-service resort combines the warmth of a cozy mountain lodge with alpine elegance and modern decor. The lodge features a variety of accommodations, yet all are beautifully appointed with pillow top mattresses and comfortable furnishings. After a day of exploring, SpaTerre offers a quiet respite where you can relax and recharge. The indoor and outdoor pools and five hot tubs provide the ideal place for adventurers, couples and families to unwind. Spur Restaurant and Bar serves up exceptional cuisine, signature cocktails, and local brews in a vibrant atmosphere.

    Activity: 10 mile raft floating

  • Hike or Rock Climb in the Tetons

    Day 5

    Today offers the choice of experiencing the Tetons on a full day private guided hike or rock climbing adventure. Those who choose to hike will meet their guide for an excursion into the backcountry. The guide will choose a route to fit current conditions and your desired activity level. Along the way, learn about the wildlife, plants, and ecology of the Greater Yellowstone area.

    Those who prefer to rock climb will meet their instructor this morning for a full day of instruction and fun, whether learning the basics, honing their skills, or enjoying some scrambling and rappelling. All equipment is provided and no previous experience is required. Afterward, return to the hotel and celebrate the end of your adventure.

    Accommodation: Teton Mountain Lodge & Spa

    Teton Mountain Lodge is located in Teton Village, just one mile from Grand Teton National Park, 11 miles from downtown Jackson and slopeside at Jackson Hole Mountain Resort. The full-service resort combines the warmth of a cozy mountain lodge with alpine elegance and modern decor. The lodge features a variety of accommodations, yet all are beautifully appointed with pillow top mattresses and comfortable furnishings. After a day of exploring, SpaTerre offers a quiet respite where you can relax and recharge. The indoor and outdoor pools and five hot tubs provide the ideal place for adventurers, couples and families to unwind. Spur Restaurant and Bar serves up exceptional cuisine, signature cocktails, and local brews in a vibrant atmosphere.

    Activity: Customizable hiking and rock climbing

    Meals: Lunch

  • Depart Jackson

    Day 6

    After checking out of the hotel this morning, drive to Jackson Airport, return your rental car, and board your homeward bound flight.

Wyoming Yellowstone & Grand Teton Private Adventure

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What to Expect

 

Why take this trip with us?

Reason #01

Explore two national parks in the course of one week: the marvelous and prismatic Yellowstone and the geyser-rich Grand Teton.

Reason #02

On this adventure trip, MT Sobek's expert guides take visitors on off-the-radar treks through the remote wilderness of the Old West.

Reason #03

MT Sobek's legacy of preservation and protection enables us to operate over 30 Global National Park adventures.

Meet your guides

Rachel Frampton

Rachel Frampton

Rachel began her guiding career in 1994 when she began leading tours in Greece. Working as a guide throughout the U.S. Southwest and the Canadian Rockies for the past seven years, Rachel is an avid outdoor enthusiast; her favorite pursuits are hiking, mountain bike riding and white water rafting. When Rachel is not on the road leading adventures she can be found relaxing in Bali, surfing, doing yoga and rejuvenating.

Joel Clark

Joel Clark

"There's an old saying here in the desert, what you see in the desert is a reflection of your own soul." Never without his old battered hat, given to him by his grandfather, Joel Clark has an addiction to the wide open spaces of the West. He has hiked the Pacific Crest Trail, the Continental Divide Trail, the Appalachian Trail, and charted his own cross-country trek across the Mojave Desert totaling some 8,000 miles. Joel is an experienced guide, leading adventure tours and horse riding expeditions through the canyon lands of Southern Utah for over 6 years. When he gets out his guitar around the campfire, bring a handkerchief because you're going to hear some soulful old cowboy songs.

Alex Rosema

Alex Rosema

Originally from the heart of the Midwest, Alex grew up searching for adventure in life. After leaving for college, studying at various universities around the world, and going on near constant road trips, he found his passion in travel and the mountains. While living in the Middle East, he discovered that those passions could be combined into a job and began his career in guiding; showing people the mountains, culture, and history of the area, all while gaining a deeper understanding of the beauty, harshness, and romanticism of the desert landscapes. He was hooked. For the last several years, Alex has guided trips across the US, hiked the Pacific Crest Trail and spent time continuing his travels around the world with plenty of hiking and rock climbing thrown in.

Activities

Daily walks, hikes, or drives, accompanied by featured climbs and rafting.

Lodging

Locally inspired lodges, from rustic self-service cabins to a full-service resort with modern decor, conveniently located.

Climate

Though rain is always possible, expect sunny days and cool evenings with daytime highs from the 50s° to 80s°F and evenings dropping the 30s°F.

FAQ

How close can I get to wild animals in the National Parks?

You should stay at least 100 yards away from bears and wolves and at least 25 yards away from other large mammals.

What kind of physical shape do I need to be in for this trip?

Regular exercise before any outdoors trip will add to your enjoyment, but this trip is geared towards anyone in good health and an active lifestyle.

What wildlife do you typically see?

We often see bison, moose, elk, mule deer, coyotes, trumpeter swans, and bald eagles throughout the year. Each new season brings a wide variety of mammal and birds species and on any given day.

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Private Trip Pricing:

2021 Pricing

2 to 8 guests from $3,695 per person double occupancy

	

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Price Includes

  • Accommodations as noted in the itinerary, including all taxes and resort fees
  • Meals as noted in the daily itinerary
  • All special equipment required for activities
  • Final electronic documentation package
  • Trip logistics, operations and monitoring during travel
  • All tours, transfers and activities as detailed in the itinerary

Price Does Not Include

  • Additional meals not noted in the daily itinerary
  • Entry fees to National Parks, museums and other attractions when not accompanied by a guide, unless listed on inclusions
  • Airfare, airport taxes or baggage fees for all flights
  • Optional activities and spa services
  • Personal expenses such as medical immunizations, laundry or souvenirs
  • Discretionary tips for guides, drivers and resort staff
  • Optional travel protection
  • Rental car

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