Yellowstone and Grand Teton Hiking Tour

Yellowstone and Grand Teton Hiking Tour

Yellowstone and Grand Teton Hiking Tour

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From $2,975USD

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Highlights

Discover the amazing sights in Yellowstone and Grand Teton on a guided hiking tour

Hike through fascinating areas in Yellowstone to discover geysers and geothermal pools, including Old Faithful.

Enjoy the great outdoors on leisurely hikes that are easy enough to let your focus on the incredible beauty that surrounds you.

Explore Cascade Canyon and hike to Inspiration Point during your day in the Teton Range.

Stay in incredible historic hotels within steps of the trails you’ll be exploring.

Yellowstone is the oldest and one of the most popular national parks in the United States, offering miles and miles of pristine natural beauty to explore. The hikes included on this guided adventure have been specially selected to be easy enough for the beginner hiker but to also include the must-see regions of the park!

You’ll spend four days exploring the unique geothermal formations in Yellowstone. These include geyser basins, bubbling pools, travertine terraces, and of course the famous Old Faithful geyser! The tour finishes in the beautiful Tetons, where you’ll have a chance to hike through Cascade Canyon and to the scenic Inspiration Point, inspiring indeed. Embark on the special Yellowstone and Grand Teton Hiking Tour to enjoy all that two of the most stunning parks in the United States have to offer!

Yellowstone and Grand Teton Hiking Tour Itinerary

Day 1 Hike to Norris Geyser

The shuttle will meet you at the airport in Bozeman to take you to the Mammoth area. Your first hike will be a loop through Beaver Ponds to the hot springs area. Here you’ll encounter your first active thermal area and travertine terraces!

You’ll continue hiking to the Norris Geyser Basin before heading to your hotel for the evening.

Overnight Location
Hotel in Yellowstone
Distance
5 miles
Meals
Dinner

Day 2 Walk the Boardwalks to Old Faithful

Today you’ll be exploring the boardwalks and paths of the Old Faithful area. You’ll see geyser basins, Firehole River, waterfalls, and the bubbling pools that make this area so famous. If you’re super lucky, you’ll witness some geothermal activity!

Overnight Location
Hotel in Yellowstone
Distance
5 miles
Meals
Breakfast, lunch, dinner

Day 3 Trek up Mount Washburn

This morning you’ll begin by walking 3 miles to the top of Mount Washburn. From the summit, you’ll have a great view of the Yellowstone Caldera.

Then, you’ll be picked up and driven to the Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone for some more hiking. There are few trails for you to explore to visit the Upper and Lower Falls before you continue to Lake Village for the night.

Overnight Location
Hotel in Lake Village
Distance
6.8 miles
Meals
Breakfast, lunch, dinner

Day 4 Hike Bridge Creek and Elephant Back Mountain

Your day will begin with a nice, easy hike up Bridge Creek to see the bridge carved by nature. Then you’ll take the trail up Elephant Back Mountain for a spectacular view of Yellowstone Lake. Bring a camera!

After your day of hiking, you’ll be driven to your next stop in Grand Teton National Park.

Overnight Location
Hotel in Jackson Lake
Distance
6.1 miles
Meals
Breakfast, lunch, dinner

Day 5 Explore Grand Teton National Park

The park doesn’t allow guided tours, so your final day will be self-guided. You’ll begin your explorations with a ferry ride across Jenny Lake for your hike to Inspiration Point. Take your time to take in your magnificent mountain surroundings as you walk around Cascade Canyon and the lake.

At the end of the day, the shuttle will drive you to Jackson, Wyoming where your tour ends. Safe travels home!

Overnight Location
None
Distance
3 miles
Meals
Breakfast

Yellowstone and Grand Teton Hiking Tour Price and Dates

This guided tour of Yellowstone and Grand Teton is run as a fixed-departure tour where you’d be joining a group, however, custom private tours can be organized for those willing to travel with their group only (please contact us with your preferred date and the number of people in your group and we will create the itinerary just for you).

Prices below are per person (minimum 2 travelers):

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Accommodation on the Yellowstone and Grand Teton Hiking Tour

This tour is based in 3 and 4-star hotels. These are comfortable hotels with cozy rooms and great locations within the national parks. Rooms are of double occupancy and solo travelers and those willing to stay in a single room will have to pay a supplement.

In some cases, the accommodation listed below may need to be substituted for other comparable accommodations.

Single Rooms and Solo Travellers
You can pay a supplement of $850USD to have a private room where possible.

Old Faithful Inn in Yellowstone National Park

This incredible hotel is a historic landmark and the largest log structure in the world. The massive stone fireplace in the lobby will amaze you!

Lake Yellowstone Hotel in Yellowstone National Park

Enjoy relaxing by the water in this elegant lakeside hotel. It has comfortable, modern rooms and a recent certification for sustainable operations.

Jackson Lake Lodge in Grand Teton National Park

Relax in the lounge here by the sixty-foot floor to ceiling windows that offer a spectacular view of Jackson Lake and the mountains beyond. It’s spectacular!

Hotels on Standard Tour

What’s Included in the Yellowstone and Grand Teton Hiking Tour?

Meals

4 breakfasts, 3 lunches, and 4 dinners are included.

Accommodations

Accommodations for 4 nights are included. Accommodations before the tour in Bozeman and after the tour in Jackson are not included.

Transportation during the Tour

Transport for you and your luggage are included as outlined in the itinerary. Transport from the Bozeman Yellowstone International Airport (BZN) to Yellowstone at the beginning and from Grand Teton to Jackson Hole Airport (JAC) at the end of the tour are included.

Also Included

  • English-speaking guide
  • Shuttle van
  • Park entrance fees
  • Trail maps and narratives

Not included

  • No guide is provided during the day in Grand Teton National Park
  • Travel insurance
  • Flights to Montana or from Wyoming
  • Lunches and dinners or drinks and snacks not previously mentioned
  • Tourist taxes if applicable
  • Visas if required
  • Personal equipment
  • Fees not mentioned as ‘included’
  • Gratuities for guides, drivers, servers, or hotel staff if desired

Optional Extras

  • Single occupancy upgrades
  • Any additional nights before or after the tour

Frequenty Asked Questions about Yellowstone and Grand Teton Hiking Tour

How hard is the Yellowstone and Grand Teton Hiking Tour?

We rate this tour as a 3/5. This tour includes easy hikes for hikers of all levels, but you should be comfortable hiking up to 7 miles for several consecutive days to enjoy this itinerary.

Do I need to tip my tour guides?

Tipping in the United States of America is customary, but much appreciated. It is recommended to tip 10-20% for exceptional service.

Do I need a visa to travel to the United States of America?

Check with your local country about visa requirements. You could also try this website, though you should verify with your government.

Are meals included on the Yellowstone and Grand Teton Hiking Tour?

Yes, there are 4 breakfasts, 3 lunches, and 4 dinners included.

Do I need insurance?

Yes, it is mandatory to have health and medical insurance to join this trip. Get your Travel Insurance.

How do I get to Bozeman to start this tour?

The best way to get to Bozeman, Montana is to fly to Bozeman Yellowstone International Airport (BZN). Your shuttle will bring you from the airport to Yellowstone.

Is the Yellowstone and Grand Teton Hiking Tour guided?

Yes, you will have an English-speaking guide for the duration of the tour, except for your day in Grand Teton, where guided tours are not allowed.

Where does the Yellowstone and Grand Teton Hiking Tour end?

This tour ends with a drop-off at the Jackson Hole Airport (JAC) in Jackson, Wyoming.

Is the Yellowstone and Grand Teton Hiking Tour family-friendly?

Yes, this tour welcomes families with children 14 years and older. Children should be comfortable completing all hikes as outlined in the itinerary.

Do I need special vaccines to travel to the United States of America?

Check with your family doctor.

Are there any travel restrictions for the United States of America?

Please check with your local government about travel restrictions before you book your tour. This map from the US Department of State provides an overview of the current status in countries around the globe. The UK‘s Foreign Office and Government of Canada also provide advice on foreign travel. Note that the travel advice may change depending on your nationality.

When is the best time to travel to the United States for this tour?

The group tour is available in September, when the weather in this region tends to be warm and sunny.

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Tour Difficulty

We rate this tour as a 3/5. This tour includes easy hikes for hikers of all levels, but you should be comfortable hiking up to 7 miles for several consecutive days to enjoy this itinerary.


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