Yellowstone & Grand Teton Adventure

Overview

See Wyoming and Montana in all their natural glory during this one-week adventure through the celebrated national parks of Yellowstone and Grand Teton. Experience rugged wilderness and incredible geothermal features as you journey deep into their protected environments. Spot elk, moose, herds of bison, and maybe even a brown bear or the wolves of Mollie's Pack. Witness the geysers in Yellowstone, like Old Faithful, blow off some steam. From historic Western towns of Bozeman and Jackson Hole to the popular backcountry attractions of the parks, take in the very best of this wild region! MT Sobek's Yellowstone adventures are conducted under the authorized concessionaire permit of Wildlife Expeditions of Teton Science Schools.

  • Spot freely roaming wildlife like elk, moose, bison, and maybe even a grizzly bear

  • Marvel at the spectacle of Yellowstone's legendary geyser Old Faithful, and explore remote canyon trails

  • Soak up the Western mountain-town feel and historic vibe of Bozeman and Jackson Hole

  • Arrive: Bozeman, Montana
  • Depart: Jackson Hole, Wyoming
  • Duration: 7 Days
  • Group Size: 4-12 Guests
  • Minimum Age: 10 Years Old

Itinerary

  • Day01

    Arrive in Bozeman

    Welcome to Bozeman, Montana, a historic gateway town on the edge of forest and mountain wilderness. An MT Sobek representative will arrange a transfer from the airport to the Lark Hotel. Join the orientation at 6pm, then enjoy a welcome dinner at Ted's Montana Grill on Main Street.

  • Day02

    Explore Madison Buffalo Jump State Park & Gallatin Mountains

    After breakfast, depart Bozeman by van and head to Madison Buffalo Jump State Park (a 40-minute drive) that was used by Native Americans for 2,000 years. Tour the Native American hunting site, exploring their survival techniques in the Stone Age. Head toward the world-famous Chico Hot Springs via the old stage coach trail, stopping for a hike in the Gallatin Mountains. Upon arriving at Chico, enjoy time to explore the resort and surrounding countryside. Bring your swimsuit for a dip in the curative mineral waters, and enjoy dinner at the resort.

    • Accommodation: Chico Hot Springs
    • Activity: 3 hours/5 miles hiking at 5,525' elevation
    • Transportation: 40-minute private van transfer
    • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  • Day03

    Take a Hiking Safari in Yellowstone's Lamar Valley

    Wake early for a 45-minute drive to Yellowstone National Park. Begin the exploration of Yellowstone with a hiking safari in the Lamar Valley, known as the Serengeti of North America for its wildlife herds and striking views. In the afternoon, head to the Grand Canyon of Yellowstone to view the Lower Falls from Artist's Point and take an exploratory canyon trail toward Sublime Point. In the evening, travel via the West Entrance and up to Big Sky Resort, for a stay and dinner at Buck's T-4 Lodge.

    • Accommodation: Buck's T-4 Lodge
    • Activity: 3 hours/3-6 miles hiking at 6,600' elevation
    • Transportation: 45-minute private van transfer
    • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  • Day04

    Trek in Wild Yellowstone

    Begin the day with a short half-hour drive to the quietest section of Yellowstone for an off-the-beaten-path canyon trek. Hike up Specimen Creek to Specimen Creek Meadows and beyond. Be immersed in wild Yellowstone, home to the rarest animals in the park, like moose and grizzly bears. In the mid-afternoon, return to Buck's T-4 Lodge for a couple of hours, to unwind or hike more near Big Sky before dinner.

    • Accommodation: Buck's T-4 Lodge
    • Activity: 4-5 hours/8 miles hiking at 6,700' elevation
    • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  • Day05

    See Grand Prismatic Spring & Old Faithful En Route to Grand Teton

    After breakfast, begin the 3-hour journey south to Grand Teton National Park. The first stop is to hike the geyser basins, with half of the world's geysers. En route see Grand Prismatic Springs, Old Faithful, and hundreds of other geysers and hot springs - a true Technicolor wonderland! In the afternoon, venture off the beaten trail into Shoshone Lake. If time allows, reach the lake or else turn around in a beautiful meadow system halfway. Continue on to Grand Teton National Park, for a stay and dinner at Jackson Lake Lodge.

    • Accommodation: Jackson Lake Lodge
    • Activity: 2 hours/2-3 miles hiking at 7,224' elevation
    • Transportation: 3-hour private van transfer
    • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  • Day06

    Hike to Taggart Lake & Float the Snake River

    This morning, enjoy a ranger-led hike to beautiful Taggart Lake with views of the Tetons, then take a 1-hour drive to Jackson Hole, to tour the National Wildlife Museum. Feast on lunch at The Local, a contemporary chophouse on the town square, and soak up Jackson's western mountain-town vibe. On the drive back, take in photo ops such as the Ansel Adams overlook of the Snake River and Mount Moran. Finish with a float on the Snake River through Grand Teton National Park, and a steak cook-out on the river.

    • Accommodation: Jackson Lake Lodge
    • Activity: 2 hours/3 miles hiking at 6,625' elevation & plus 2.5 hours/13 miles rafting
    • Transportation: 1-hour private van transfer
    • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  • Day07

    Depart from Jackson Hole

    Enjoy a farewell breakfast in the Mural Room overlooking the Tetons before transferring to Jackson Hole Airport for homeward-bound or onward flights.

    • Meals: Breakfast
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Upcoming Departures

  • AvailableJun 16 - 22, 2019
  • AvailableJul 21 - 27, 2019
  • AvailableAug 11 - 17, 2019
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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 Our Guides

Our expert guides and trip leaders are truly the key to our trips' success. Many are locals who live in-country year-round; others have made it their second home—all are passionate, enthusiastic and endlessly knowledgeable. Meet a few of the guides that might be on your trip.

What To Expect

  • Activities

    Spellbinding scenic drives, hiking on remote trails, witnessing geyser eruptions, wildlife watching, and exploring historic towns.

  • Lodging

    Comfortable, landscape-inspired lodges in historic towns, near hot springs and amidst dramatic wilderness scenery - with panoramic vistas to remember.

  • Climate

    Daytime temperatures range from the mid-70s°F to upper 80s°F, but cool and cloudy days in the 60s°F are possible. Nighttime temperatures drop into the upper 40s°F.

FAQ

  • In regard to volcanic activity, is it safe to visit Yellowstone?

    Yes, scientists do not have any indication of an imminent eruption, or any eruption, at this time.

  • 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.

  • How will our group travel between destinations?

    We travel in a Ford Transit Passenger Van. It has 14 passenger seats plus the driver/guide.

  • 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.

  • Is this trip a good choice for solo travelers?

    Yes. A solo traveler is welcome to join any set departure date.

  • 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.

Dates & Pricing

Pricing Dates

Scheduled Dates

  • Available
    Jun 16 - 22, 2019
  • Available
    Jul 21 - 27, 2019
  • Available
    Aug 11 - 17, 2019

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2019
$3,895.00 Price per person

Additional Cost

  • $550.00 Single Supplement

Price Includes

  • Expert leadership from experienced adventure guides
  • Accommodations as noted in the itinerary
  • Meals as noted in the daily itinerary
  • Potable water and snacks throughout
  • 1 glass of wine or beer at dinner
  • All tips and gratuities for support staff with the exception of your lead adventure guide(s)
  • All necessary rafting gear
  • All group entrance fees, activities, and ground transportation
  • Arrival and departure day airport transfers

Price Does Not Include

  • International airfare, any airport taxes, or excess baggage charges
  • Optional tips to your lead adventure guides
  • Personal expenses such as medical immunizations, phone calls, laundry, or souvenirs
  • Airport transfers if arriving outside of Day 1
  • Optional travel protection

Testimonials

  • "I've taken six MTS trips and they have all exceeded my expectations. The staff, the food, the logistics and the communications have always been exceptional. Thank you for being my "go to" adventure travel company!"

    Margaret I.

    MT Sobek Guest

  • "I have traveled extensively around the world. The experience with MTS was by far the best I have ever had. Thank you for such excellence."

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