Winter in Yellowstone
From $4,119* pp | 7 Days • 12 Meals *Rate is per person, land only, double occupancy.
Find yourself up-close to wildlife and amid a rare blend of elegance and western charm that sparkles in the wintertime.
- Join a park ranger on a private walking tour to learn the history of Yellowstone’s colossal geyser, Old Faithful.
- Yellowstone’s winter wonderland comes alive as you travel by snowcoach to observe the Fountain Painted Pots, Fire Hole Canyon and the Madison Warmer Hut.
- See the tranquil Lamar Valley tucked in the scenic north west corner of Yellowstone.
A Snow-Covered Wonderland
Find yourself amid a rare blend of elegance and western charm that sparkles in the wintertime. Get up-close to wildlife on a delightful sleigh ride to the National Elk Refuge and view hundreds of Elk in their natural habitat. In Yellowstone National Park, board a Snow Coach and be transported over the snow covered landscape and by some of the park’s most stunning scenery. Take a brisk walking tour led by a Park Ranger to learn the history of the famous Old Faithful geyser and view the amazing natural phenomenon in action. In Lamar Valley, be surrounded by complete tranquillity in a favourite hangout for the park’s wildlife. Travel through picturesque Caribou Targhee National Forest for stunning views of the Grand Tetons. The endless natural beauty of a winter in Yellowstone will astound you.
Day 1. Jackson Hole, Wyoming – Tour Begins
Your adventure begins in Jackson Hole, America’s most famous cowboy town. Find yourself amid its rare blend of elegance and western charm that sparkles in the winter.
Dinner High 0 Low -14 The Lodge At Jackson Hole
Take a drive through the majestic Grand Tetons to the entrance of Yellowstone National Park. Your Yellowstone winter adventure begins by boarding a snowcoach. This unique vehicle will transport you over the snow-covered landscape and past some of the park’s most stunning scenery — including Moose Falls, Lewis Falls and West Thumb Geyser. The coach will continue over Craig Pass and on to Old Faithful.
Day 3. Yellowstone Snow Lodge
Wake up just minutes away from Old Faithful and enjoy a brisk walking tour led by a park ranger; you’ll learn the history of this colossal geyser and view the amazing natural phenomenon in action. Later, spend free time exploring on your own. Perhaps you will choose to venture out on the trails with snowshoes or partake in some cross-country skiing.
Day 4. Yellowstone – Mammoth – Gardiner
Board your snowcoach again for your transfer across the frozen landscape en route to Mammoth Hot Springs. During your journey, pause at some famous areas of the park, including the Fountain Painted Pots, Fire Hole Canyon and the Madison Warming Hut. Your day will be filled with incredible scenery and plenty of photo opportunities.
An early departure takes you to the remote Lamar Valley in the scenic northwest corner of Yellowstone. You will traverse forests and meadows before arriving in the Lamar Valley where you will be surrounded by tranquillity. This area of the park is not only breathtaking but is also an excellent habitat for the park’s wildlife. This is where, in the 1990’s, previously endangered wolves were reintroduced to the park. There are now over 400 wolves living here. We depart Yellowstone Park and cross the border into Montana before arriving in West Yellowstone for the night.
Day 6. West Yellowstone – Jackson Hole, Wyoming
Today’s journey brings you south through Idaho to the picturesque Caribou Targhee National Forest. You will be amazed by the stunning views of the Grand Tetons as you make your way to Jackson Hole. Get up-close to wildlife on a delightful sleigh ride to the National Elk Refuge and view hundreds of elk in their natural habitat. Tonight, toast to the end of your winter adventure at a farewell dinner with your fellow travellers.
Day 7. Jackson Hole – Tour Ends
Meals as per itinerary
Activities as stated
Please note: Accommodation is subject to change.
Meals not indicated on the itinerary
Comprehensive travel insurance
Items of a personal nature – laundry, telephone, room service
Tips and gratuities
- The states on this tour are 16 hours behind Australian Eastern Standard Time.
- The highest point on this tour is approximately 8,000 feet above sea level.
- The currency in states on this tour is the United States Dollar.
- For electricity, the United States uses 120 Volts.
- Why not consider a pre and post tour extension. Start and end your holiday rested.
This tour includes moderate physical activity. The itinerary blends some longer days with shorter days and more leisure time. Walking tours, as well as walking slightly longer distances, upstairs or on uneven walking surfaces should be expected.
Jan 8 – Jan 14. SOLD OUT
Jan 15 – Jan 21. SOLD OUT
Jan 22 – Jan 28. $4,119
Jan 29 – Feb 4. SOLD OUT
Feb 5 – Feb 11. $4,529
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