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6-Day Yellowstone, Mt Rushmore tour from San Francisco, Salt Lake City out Tour Code: 052-567

From USD$698  
Sat (5/11 - 10/5)
San Francisco, CA; Sacramento, CA; Richmond, CA; Cupertino, CA; Burlingame, CA; Milpitas, CA; Oakland, CA
English; Mandarin Chinese
6 5
Visit Yellowstone, Salt Lake City, Mount Rushmore National Memorial, Grand Teton National Park, Casper, Devils Tower, Sacramento, Crazy Horse.
Price (/person)
    Single $1078
    Double $698
    3rd Person
    Adult $158
    Child
    (Age 2-11)
    $158
    4th Person
    Adult $558
    Child
    (Age 2-11)
    $558
    Infant
    (Age under 2)
    $150

Pricing Policy

  • Buy 2 Get 3rd Discounted details: Price have been adjusted to reflect the discount. Cancellation of 3rd discounted passenger must be made at least 3 days before departure. No-show (or late cancellation) of 3rd or/and 4th discounted passenger will be charged $558 as the penalty for the reserved bus seat.
  • Children policy: Child rates apply to those who are 2-9 years and sharing one room with at least 2 adults. Please note each hotel room can only accommodate 4 guests (adults or children regardless of age). Extra beds, extra items, and services will not be provided.
  • A child car seat is required for the child who is 0-8 yrs old. Please bring it on your own or rent it from us, the rental fee for the safety seat is $25/person/day.
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Day 1: San Francisco - Sacramento - Wendover(511 miles)

Today we will visit the California State Capital - Sacramento. In the afternoon we will head through the famous Donner Pass and enter Nevada - nicknamed the Silver State. We will stay overnight in Wendover.
  • Sacramento, CA

    Sacramento, CA
    Founded in 1849, Sacramento was at the heart of the gold rush, Pony Express, and first trans-continental railroad. Today it serves as the capital of the state of California and one of its most important cities.

    California State Capitol

    California State Capitol
    At the State Capitol, the past, present and future of California interact with equal force. The building serves as both a museum and the state's working seat of government. Visitors to the Capitol can at once experience California's rich history and witness the making of history through the modern lawmaking process.
Standard Hotel: Quality Inn Wendover

Day 2: Wendover - Casper(530 miles)

We will travel through the Great Salt Desert in the morning. The saline lake covers an area of around 1,700 square miles but is subject to substantial fluctuations. In the afternoon we will drive along the Emigration Canyon into Echo Canyon, visit the once traveled Oregon Trail. The highlights of the trail also include the historical landmarks of Independence Rock and Devil's Gate. Overnight stay in Casper.
  • Casper, WY

    Casper is a city in and the county seat of Natrona County, Wyoming, United States. Casper is also called "The Oil City" and has a long history of oil boomtown and cowboy culture. In 2010, Casper was named the highest-ranked family-friendly small city in the West, and ranked eighth overall in the nation in Forbes magazine's list of "the best small cities to raise a family".

    Independence Rock

    Independence Rock
    This granite monolith sits in the Independence Rock State Historic Site in central Wyoming. The rock served as an important landmark for those travelling west via the Oregon Trail in the middle of the 19th century.

    Devil's Gate

    The Devil's Gate is a natural rock formation that served as an important landmark on the Oregon Trail and helped guide pioneers westward across the barren United States of the 19th century.
Standard Hotel: Parkway Plaza Hotel

Day 3: Casper - Crazy Horse - Mount Rushmore - Devils Tower - Gillette(366 miles)

Today we will visit Crazy Horse Memorial in the morning. Then we will visit Mount Rushmore National Memorial. Next we will continue to Devil's Tower National Monument and spend the night in Gillette.
  • Crazy Horse, SD

    Crazy Horse Memorial is the world's largest sculpture-in-progress, and frequent drilling and mountain blasts make each visit unique. When completed, Crazy Horse Memorial will stand 563 feet tall by 641 feet long.

    Crazy Horse Memorial

    Crazy Horse Memorial
    This in-construction monument to famous Native American war hero Crazy Horse is currently being carved into the side of Thunderhead Mountain in the Black Hills of South Dakota. The completed sculpture would be the largest in the world.
  • Mount Rushmore National Memorial, SD

    Mount Rushmore National Memorial, SD
    This famous United States monument in the Black Hills of western South Dakota depicts the busts of George Washington, Thomas Jefferson, Theodore Roosevelt and Abraham Lincoln. The 60-foot tall statues are carved right into the side of the mountains.
  • Devils Tower, WY

    The first declared United States National Monument. It'is an igneous intrusion or laccolith located in the Black Hills near Hulett and Sundance in Crook County. A monolithic rock formation that rises 1,267 feet above the surrounding land and was once the neck of an active volcano.

    Devils Tower National Monument

    Devils Tower National Monument
    This massive monolith in the Black Hills of Wyoming was the nation's first national monument, anointed by Teddy Roosevelt in 1906. In recent years, climbing the rock has become popular. The stone column is considered sacred by many Native Americans.
Standard Hotel: Ramada Hotel Gillette or similar

Day 4: Gillette - Yellowstone National Park(251 miles)

Today, we will visit Yellowstone National Park, the oldest in the U.S., where we will see the Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone, Yellowstone Falls, Mud Volcano, and Mammoth Hot Springs. There is also a diverse array of wildlife that inhabits the park, including elk, moose, and bears. We will spend the night in West Yellowstone.
  • Yellowstone, WY

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

    Lower Yellowstone River Falls

    Lower Yellowstone River Falls
    The Lower Falls of the Yellowstone River in Wyoming are the largest by volume in the Rocky Mountains of the western United States, and they stand more than 300 feet tall-- almost twice as high as Niagara Falls.

    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.

    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.

    Mud Volcano Area

    Mud Volcano Area
    The Mud Volcano blew itself apart in the early 20th century, but visitors can still see the impressive crater and other geothermal features in the surrounding area, such as the Mud Cauldron, Black Dragon's Caldron, and Dragon's Mouth Spring.

    Upper Yellowstone Falls

    Upper Yellowstone Falls
    Located a quarter-mile upstream of the larger Lower Falls, the Upper Yellowstone River Falls plunge 109 feet down an eroded lava cliff into the basin below. The area below the falls has been subject to heavier erosion than above.

    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.
Standard Hotel: Yellowstone Country Inn or Dude & Roundup or Travelers Lodge or similar

Day 5: Yellowstone National Park - Grand Teton National Park - Jackson Hole - Salt Lake City(330 miles)

After breakfast, we will continue exploring Yellowstone National Park, making a stop at Old Faithful. Then, we will drive along the Snake River to reach Grand Teton National Park, where we will have some time to see this breathtaking landscape. After a stop in Jackson Hole, WY, we will drive to Salt Lake City, where we will spend the night.
  • Yellowstone, WY

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

    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.
  • 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.
Standard Hotel: Red Lion Inn downtown/Four Points hotel Airport in Salt Lake City or similar

Day 6: Salt Lake City - Hometown

Visit Utah State Capitol Building and Temple Square.
Our tour ends in Salt Lake City, please take hotel's complimentary shuttle to airport for your return flight.
** Please arrange your return flight from Salt Lake City (SLC) after 12PM.
  • 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.

    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.

    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.
Find Closest Pickup
Location Address Departure Return
Milpitas, CA 668 Barber Ln, Milpitas, CA 95035 (Ulferts Center- Milpitas, CA ) 7:00am 8:00pm
Cupertino, CA 10122 Bandley Dr, Cupertino, CA 95014 (Marina Food- Cupertino,CA ) 7:20am 8:00pm
San Francisco, CA 46881 Warm Springs Blvd, Fremont, CA 94539 (Aberdeen Cafe- Fremont, CA ) 7:20am 8:00pm
Burlingame, CA 777 Airport Blvd, Burlingame, CA 94010 (Red Roof Inn SFO Airport- Burlingame, CA ) 8:00am 8:00pm
San Francisco, CA 391 Sutter Street, San Francisco, CA 94108 (Starbucks Coffee at the intersection of Sutter St. and Stockton - San Francisco, CA ) 8:30am 8:00pm
Oakland, CA 441 9th St., Oakland, CA 94607 (Angel Feet Reflexology‎- Oakland, CA ) 9:00am 8:00pm
Richmond, CA 3288 Pierce St, Richmond, CA 94804 (Ranch 99 Supermarket- Richmond, CA ) 9:20am
Remark:Pick up; No return
Sacramento, CA 1315 10th Street, Sacramento, CA 95814 (California State Capitol Museum- sacramento, CA ) 11:00am
Remark:Pick up; No return
Salt Lake City, UT 776 North Terminal Drive, salt lake city, UT 84116 no stop 10:00am

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

  • Hotel Focus SFO: pick up is only available for the hotel guests who book the pre hotel with the same tour operator.
  • Return Flight Arrangement:
    Take hotel's complimentary shuttle to airport for your return flight. Please arrange your flight departing from Salt Lake City (SLC) after 12:00pm.

Price Includes

  • 5 nights hotel accommodations
  • All domestic ground transportation via air-conditioned vehicle
  • Bi-lingual or multi-lingual tour guide Level 3: fully-guided tour
  • Tax included

Price Excludes

  • Mandatory Admission Fee (pay the fee in cash to the tour guide): $100 Per Person for Great Salt Lake,Devil's Tower, Mount Rushmore,Yellowstone National Park admission, Crazy Horse, Grand Teton National Park admission
  • Air fares.
  • All meals and drinks during the trip, although eating arrangements will be made by the tour guide.
  • A mandatory service fee: A total of $8/day/person should be paid in cash to tour guide and the bus driver as a service fee. Any child / Infant reserving a seat will have to pay the service fees as well. Ex: 2 people taking a 2-day tour would pay: $8 x 2 (seats) x 2 (days) = $32.
  • Personal room fees such as laundry or valet services, telephone calls, or alcoholic beverages/ mini bar items, unless they are otherwise specified.
  • Any private expenses

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  • Booking changes
    A fee may be charged for any revision or alteration made to a reservation after the booking is confirmed. Name changes or corrections may be treated as a cancellation and cancellation fees will apply. A change of tour date or tour itinerary may be treated as a cancellation, and normal cancellation fees will apply. No change in pick-up location is allowed within 2 business days from departure. We are not responsible for the missed tour due to unconfirmed change in pick up locations.
  • Cancellations and Alteration fees
    Regardless of the reason, cancellations result in costly charges from our travel and hotel providers covering penalties and fees incurred by canceling confirmed and pending bookings. Therefore, cancellation penalties and or fees will apply. Time of cancellation will be determined when notice is received and confirmed by our office. Notice of cancellation must be made directly to Taketours through webmail at Contact Us. Your refund request will be answered and processed promptly. If you do not receive any reply within 2 business days, that means your request is not received successfully; thus, the tour status remains "confirmed". Please contact us immediately at 617.500.7002.
  • Cancellation penalties per person (request day and departure day are not counted)
    Cancellations received 31 days or more prior to departure date will incur a penalty of $100 per person.
    Cancellations received within 22-30 days of departure date will incur a penalty of $300 per person.
    Cancellations received within 21 days of departure date or no show will incur a penalty of 100% of total purchase amount.
    We cannot grant refunds more than 30 days after completion of tour.
    The refund amount will be credited directly to your account. Or the refund can also be forwarded directly to your credit card with a 10% handling fee
  • Itinerary Variations
    We constantly strive 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.
  • Tour Cancellation
    We reserve the right to cancel or re-schedule any tour departure in accordance with operating requirements (e.g. minimum number of passengers) or circumstances beyond its control. If cancellation is made any time prior to departure* of the tour, Taketours' only liability will be to refund to the passenger the amount it has received for the tour booking. We will try to re-book the same or a similar tour. Please note that we are not liable for any cancellation penalties incurred on any other travel arrangements including air tickets purchased separately from customers.
  • We are not responsible for any other travel arrangements affected due to our cancellations.

Additional Note

  • Language: All tours are escorted by professional bi- or multi-lingual tour and/or driver guides (English/Chinese). Depending on the number of passengers booked for a particular departure, tours and/or languages may be combined to operate the tours.
  • Luggage and infant car seat Policy: Maximum two luggage(one full size+one carry on). We will charge $25 for every extra suitcase.
    Each passenger is permitted one piece of luggage to be stored underneath the bus and one additional smaller handheld piece of luggage can be taken on board. Please note that strollers or wheelchairs will account as the one piece of luggage delegated to the passenger. Passenger can bring their own car seat or infant seat.
  • No smoking is allowed in the hotel rooms at any time. Failure to comply will result in a $300.00 fine payable immediately and charged by Hotel.
  • Hotel rooms are typically designed and equipped for two travelers. They usually feature a queen- or king-sized bed or two double beds, which are meant to provide adequate comfort for two travelers. And if your tour overnight at Los Angeles or Las Vegas, please book it at least 3 days before departure, or you'll pay the addtional resort fees and have no group discount.
  • During September until November, Some of the biggest conventions (Apple Developers Conference, DreamForce, and Oracle OpenWorld) are held at the Moscone Center in downtown San Francisco. The price of check-in dates in Bay Area on September 11-13, September30, October 1-5 and November 4-9 will be higher than the normal days. Please note surcharge may apply, we will notify you of any price change and await your acceptance.

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