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4-Day Yellowstone National Park, Grand Teton National Park Tour from Salt Lake (Small Group) Tour Code: 788-19196

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    Single $1198
    Double $898
    3rd Person
    Adult $688
    (Age 0-11)
    4th Person
    Adult $588
    (Age 0-11)

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  • Rooms are based on two beds. There will be no extra beds for the third, fourth person or children.
  • For certain vehicle types, children under 8 years old are required to use a safety seat due to vehicle scheduling needs. Rental services are provided by the local tour operator at a rate of $10/person/day. If you have children under 8 years old joining the tour, please be sure to indicate this in the order notes or inform customer service.
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Day 1: Salt Lake City - Temple Square - Brigham Young's House - Utah State Capitol - Antelope Island - Hill Air Force Base - Idaho (213 miles)

Today we will explore downtown Salt Lake City. First, we will visit Temple Square. Here, you will visit many historic buildings, including the Seagull Monument, Brigham Young's House, and the Tabernacle. Then we will head to the Utah State Capitol, a grand and imposing building that rivals the US Capitol in Washington DC in scale and form. The Capitol is often open to the public, so you may have a chance to go inside and take a look. After that, we will drive north to Antelope Island, the largest island in the Great Salt Lake in the western hemisphere. You can climb to the top of the island and enjoy the spectacular views of the lake that looks like a mirror. After leaving Antelope Island, we will visit the Hill Air Force Base Aerospace Museum, where there are many retired fighter jets for you to see up close. In the evening, we will arrive at Idaho Falls and take a leisurely stroll along the sidewalk by the waterfall.

  • Salt Lake City, UT

    Salt Lake City, UT
    Utah's gorgeous capital city sits amidst the mountains of the American Southwest on the shores of the breathtaking Great Salt Lake. The city is steeped in history and architecture in addition to wondrous vistas and scenery.

    Temple Square

    Temple Square
    Approximately ten acres in size, Temple Square is the center of religious activity for the Church of Latter Day Saints, housing the Temple and Tabernacle that are central to the religion.

    Duration: Approx. 1 Hour

    Utah State Capitol

    Utah State Capitol
    The home of all of the governmental processes for the state of Utah, the Utah State Capitol in Salt Lake City. The building is done in the ornate neoclassical revival style, purposefully reminiscent of the nation capitol in DC.

    Antelope Island

    This island lies in the middle of the Great Salt Lake, and is near Salt Lake City. The entirety of the island is a Utah state park to protect the local wildlife, which includes bison.

    Duration: Approx. 1 Hour

    Hill Aerospace Museum

    The Hill Aerospace Museum is located on Hill Air Force Base in Utah. It was opened in 1987 as part of the United States Air Force Heritage Program. It has more than 90 aircraft on display.
Standard Hotel: Shilo Inn Idaho Falls or equivalent

Day 2: Idaho Falls - Lower Geyser Basin- Midway Geyser Basin - Old Faithful and Old Faithful Visitor Center - Upper Geyser Basin Pool Trail- Yellowstone Lake - Yellowstone Grand Canyon- West Yellowstone (156 miles)

Today we will enter the world-renowned Yellowstone National Park. Driving east along the Madison River for about 30 minutes, accompanied by various wild animals whizzing past our window, we will arrive at Yellowstone National Park's most famous geothermal area. First, we will visit the Upper, Mid, and Lower Geyser Basins of Yellowstone National Park, observing various different geothermal landscape segments such as hot springs, geysers, fumaroles, mud pots, and more. Leaving the geothermal area, we will go to the beautiful mountain lake, Yellowstone Lake, where you can stroll along the lake shore trail to enjoy the lake view and the hot springs along the shore. You can also go boating on the lake for a unique experience. Finally, we will go to the magnificent Yellowstone Grand Canyon, where you can see the Yellowstone Falls plunging 3,000 feet and the colorful weathered volcanic rocks .We will return to West Yellowstone for the night.

  • Yellowstone, WY

    Yellowstone, WY
    Largest, oldest and most famous national park - a fascinating scenery of hot springs, geysers, canyons & waterfalls

    Fountain Paint Pot

    Fountain Paint Pot, heated by the region's underground hot springs, F.P.P is half hot spring, half mud basin. The spring releases natural shades of red and yellow because of the oxidation of iron in the soil.

    Duration: Approx. 40 Minutes

    Grand Prismatic Hot Spring

    Grand Prismatic Hot Spring
    The third largest hot spring in the world, the Grand Prismatic Hot Spring gets its color from bacteria around its rim that feed off of the mineral-rich water. In the summer months, the hot spring is a vivid red-orange shade.

    Duration: Approx. 40 Minutes

    Old Faithful Geyser

    Old Faithful Geyser
    Old Faithful is a cone geyser in the Upper Geyser Basin of Yellowstone National Park. It is one of the park's most well-known natural features, and is famous for its predictability. It generally erupts every 91 minutes.

    Duration: Approx. 1 Hour 30 Minutes

    Yellowstone Lake

    Yellowstone Lake
    Yellowstone Lake isn't just the largest single body of water in Yellowstone National Park, but the largest elevated freshwater lake in the US. The lake contains several underwater hot springs that melt its otherwise thick ice sheets in the winter.

    Duration: Approx. 1 Hour

    Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone

    Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone
    This impressive gap in the earth in the first large canyon on the Yellowstone River. It is 24 miles long, and can reach a quarter-mile in depth and 3/4 a mile in width. It is gorgeously colored.

    Duration: Approx. 30 Minutes

    Morning Glory Pool Trail

    Upper Geyser Basin is the area with the highest density of geysers in Yellowstone, with approximately 200-250 geysers in the entire park, of which 180 are located in this area. Along the trail, we will visit many famous landmarks such as Castle Geyser, Grand Geyser, Daisy Geyser, Riverside Geyser, and Morning Glory Pool. Here, you can observe all four different types of geothermal features: vents, hot springs, geysers, and mud pots.

    Duration: Approx. 2 Hours 30 Minutes

    Yellowstone Lake Cruise

    Board the Lake Queen II for a one-hour guided tour on the largest freshwater lake in the United States at over 7,000 feet above sea level. The boat departs from Bridge Bay Marina and cruises around Yellowstone Lake with up to seven different departure times to choose from. Along the way, you will learn about the history of the lake, see the SS E.C. Waters, and other amazing sights in the area. You can observe eagles, shorebirds, and occasionally deer and bison along the shoreline.

    Tour Fee (Optional): Adult $35; Child $25; 1 hour|Opening Hours: Jun 14 - Sep 8

    Yellowstone Lake Fishing

    Yellowstone Lake is home to beautiful native cutthroat trout and non-native lake trout. Experienced captains provide equipment and take you to the best fishing spots. This is also the best way to explore the remote areas of Yellowstone in a short time if you are only interested in sightseeing. Guided boat rentals are available all day and require a minimum of two hours. Anyone over the age of 16 who wishes to fish on the boat must purchase a specific fishing permit for Yellowstone National Park.

    Tour Fee (Optional): Adult $250; Child $250; $250/per boat

Standard Hotel: Boutique hotel at West Yellowstone or Upgrade to Yellowstone cabin

Day 3: Norris Geyser Basin - Volcanic Pillar Cliff - Mammoth Hot Springs - Roosevelt Arch - Lamar Valley - Lower Falls Overlook

Today the tour guide will take us to visit the attractions in the upper eight-shaped area of Yellowstone National Park. We will drive north from Madison Junction, passing by Gibbon Falls and the Sapphire Pool, and then we will arrive at the oldest Norris Geyser Basin in Yellowstone. The diverse geothermal landscape of Norris will bring you a multi-sensory experience of sound, color, and smell. There are multiple trails for you to choose from, and you will also see the largest geyser in the world. At noon, after passing through the volcanic column cliff and Whistling Mountain, we will arrive at another important attraction in Yellowstone National Park, the Mammoth Hot Springs. At the Mammoth Hot Springs, you can enjoy the travertine terraces on the boardwalk, or you can go to the visitor center to learn more about the history and culture of Yellowstone. After a brief stay at the North Entrance Roosevelt Arch in Yellowstone, the tour guide will take you to visit the Roosevelt area, which was the favorite area of former President Roosevelt. In Lamar Valley, you can observe groups of wildlife, and at Roosevelt Ranch, you can experience various Western-style experience projects such as horse-drawn carriages and horseback riding. At sunset, we will return to the waterfall area. Interested tourists can walk along the rugged mountain road to the edge of the Yellowstone Grand Falls to see the spectacular waterfall. We will return to West Yellowstone Town.
  • Yellowstone, WY

    Yellowstone, WY
    Largest, oldest and most famous national park - a fascinating scenery of hot springs, geysers, canyons & waterfalls

    Norris Geyser Basin

    Norris Geyser Basin
    Yellowstone National Park is full of areas like this - geyser basins - large, open areas where geothermic pressure from below the ground's surface force up various geysers and springs. The Norris Basin is one of the more accessible.

    Duration: Approx. 2 Hours 30 Minutes

    Sheepeater Cliff

    Sheepeater Cliff is composed of columnar basalt deposited by lava flows approximately 500,000 years ago. The Gardner River flows through the valley, exposing the water flow and forming the cliff. The basalt of Sheepeater Cliff is called columnar basalt because it forms hexagonal fracture lines when it cools.

    Duration: Approx. 20 Minutes

    Mammoth Hot Springs

    Mammoth Hot Springs
    This large complex of hot springs is impressive both for its unique beauty as well as its scale. Formed hundreds of thousands of years ago by volcanic and seismic activity, these springs are one of Yellowstone's most popular spots.

    Duration: Approx. 2 Hours

    Roosevelt Arch

    A rusticated triumphal arch at the north entrance to Yellowstone National Park. The top of the arch is inscribed with a quote from the Organic Act of 1872, the legislation which created Yellowstone, which reads: "For the Benefit and Enjoyment of the People".

    Duration: Approx. 20 Minutes

    Lamar Valley

    Lamar Valley
    This valley surrounds the river of the same name in Yellowstone National Park, cutting 40 miles through the Wyoming wilderness. It has many tributaries branching off of it. Many species of wildlife can be spotted in the area.

    Lower Falls Overlook

    The Lower Falls Overlook trail is an unmissable trail for viewing the Yellowstone Falls. Following the rugged mountain path downward, you will reach the edge of the Yellowstone Falls. Here, you can witness the spectacular and magnificent scenery of the Yellowstone Falls up close.

    Canyon Area Horseback Riding

    1-hour ride in the canyon: This ride takes you through open meadows near the Grand Canyon of Yellowstone (not visible from the trail). The ride follows Cascade Creek through a heavily wooded area and then returns through a series of meadows and pine forests to the corral.

    Tour Fee (Optional): Adult $100; Child (Over 8 yrs, Over 48 inches, Under 240 lbs) $100

Standard Hotel: Boutique hotel at West Yellowstone or Upgrade to Yellowstone cabin

Day 4: Yellowstone - Grand Teton National Park - Antler Park- Jackson Hole - Salt Lake City (330 miles)

Today we will enter Grand Teton National Park from Yellowstone National Park to the south. The highest peak in the park is Grand Teton Peak, which stands at an elevation of 4198 meters and has surviving glaciers. The most famous of the ice lakes in the area is Jenny Lake. Jackson Lake, formed by a dam on the Snake River, is the largest body of water in the area. Here, there are towering mountain peaks covered with ancient glaciers, ranges after ranges, making it look like a fairyland on earth. After leaving Grand Teton, we will pass through the National Elk Refuge and arrive at the western cowboy town of Jackson. Here you can experience the local culture and visit the famous arches made of elk antlers in the center of town. In the evening, we will return to Salt Lake City to witness the magnificent sunset over the Great Salt Lake. we will drive back to Salt Lake City after the visit.

  • Grand Teton National Park, WY

    Grand Teton National Park, WY
    Grand Teton National Park is is located in the Rocky Mountains, Northwest Wyoming. Grand Teton National Park is noted for its stunning mountain vistas, its shimmering alpine lakes and its abundant wildlife.

    Jackson Lake

    This lake in the heart of Grand Teton National is fed primarily by the Snake River. The lake is full of numerous species of fish and is the remnant of glacial activity thousands of years ago.

    Duration: Approx. 30 Minutes

    Oxbow Bend Overlook

    Oxbow Bend Overlook is located near Highway 89 on Snake River, just before heading towards Moran. The river makes a big turn here, resembling the shape of a curved bison horn, hence the name Oxbow Bend. Oxbow Bend is a famous spot for observing wild animals in Grand Teton, as well as a must-visit location for all photography enthusiasts. It is the best place to admire Mt. Moran.

    Duration: Approx. 30 Minutes

    Teton Point Turnout

    From Snake River Overlook, if you head south along Highway 191 for a short distance, you will see a sign on the side of the road that reads "Teton Point Turnout." Upon entering, there is a parking lot with a very open view. Looking into the distance, you can see the peaks of the Teton Mountains, lined up one after another, experiencing the majesty and grandeur of the Teton Mountains, and seeing the ancient glaciers on the peaks will give you a stunning visual experience.

    Duration: Approx. 30 Minutes

  • Jackson Hole, WY

    Jackson Hole, WY
    Famous frontier town, located at the crossing of Grand Teton and Rocky Mountains, it became a heaven for outdoors sports enthusiast. The widely praised Elk Antler Arches Park, with its four arches made with thousands of elk antlers is a must see.

    Antler Arches

    Constructed in the early 1960s, the Antler Arches stand at each of the four corners of Jackson's town square. As the name suggests, they were built from the shed antlers of deer, which were intertwined into their current shape.

    Duration: Approx. 30 Minutes

Please be advised that the tour guide will arrange the itinerary for visiting the scenic spots inside Yellowstone Park based on the actual conditions of the day. Kindly follow the guide's instructions on the day of the tour for the most up-to-date arrangement.
Find Closest Pickup
Location Address Departure Return
Salt Lake City, UT 2177 W North Temple St, Salt Lake City,UT, Salt Lake City, UT 84116 (Radisson Hotel Salt Lake City Airport - Salt Lake City,UT) 7:00am 8:00pm
Remark:Please schedule flights to depart from the Salt Lake City Airport (SLC) after 23:00pm at last day.

*Return time is an estimate and varies based on traffic and weather conditions.

Price Includes

  • Two featured lunches in Yellowstone National Park: bison hot dogs and fish burgers
  • 3 nights hotel accomodation
  • Professional tourism vehicle and commercial vehicle insurance
  • Professional tour guide service (Chinese/English)

Price Excludes

Destination Adult Child
Canyon Area Horseback Riding (Optional) $100 $100 (Over 8 yrs, Over 48 inches, Under 240 lbs)
Yellowstone Lake Cruise (Optional)
1 hour
$35 $25
Yellowstone Lake Fishing (Optional)
$250/per boat
$250 $250
  • Prices are subject to change without prior notice.
  • If you would like to join the optional activities, please pay the fee in cash to the tour guide. You cannot buy / use the tickets on your own or use City Passes. The tour guide will arrange the tickets for the group.
  • Mandatory fee: $100/person Including Yellowstone National Park + Grand Teton + Fuel surcharge
  • Tour guide gratuities: $15/person/day
  • Personal expenses (such as meals, phone calls, pay-per-view TV, laundry, beverages, personal travel and medical insurance)
  • Other expenses not listed in the cost description

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  • Due to the impact of the pandemic, tour itineraries may be adjusted due to changes in the operating policies of tourist attractions. Please refer to the final tour confirmation letter after booking. If you have any questions, please contact us. Specific itinerary arrangements will be subject to the tour guide's arrangements on the day of departure.
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    15 days or more prior to departure - 30% of total purchase amount.
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    We constantly strives to improve tour itineraries and features. If such improvements can be made, or unforeseen circumstances beyond our control make changes necessary - we reserve the right to vary itineraries and to substitute hotels. At certain peak periods duplicate departures may operate, and sometimes in reverse order in which case hotels may vary from those stated on the itinerary pages.
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