5 Nights 6 Days
Destinations : Jackson Hole – Grand Teton National Park – Rapid City – Mt. Rushmore Tour
Yellowstone National Park is famous for its spectacular hiking trails and breathtaking scenery. Explore this beautiful place with the Yellowstone USA tour package itinerary from GT Holidays. We can also customise the package to suit your needs.
Day 1: Arrival in Jackson Hole
Upon your arrival at Jackson Hole airport, you will be transferred to your hotel. You will spend the night at the hotel in Jackson Hole.
Day 2: Jackson Hole - Yellowstone National Park
On the second day, please wait in the hotel lobby for your Yellowstone tour pick-up. This full-day journey from Jackson Hole to Yellowstone is an unforgettable experience, allowing you to witness the natural beauty that led to the establishment of America's first national park. During the tour, you'll be treated to breathtaking views of geysers, canyons, waterfalls, rivers, and the diverse wildlife that calls Yellowstone home.
You will also have the chance to visit iconic Yellowstone attractions such as Old Faithful and the historic Lake Hotel. Throughout the tour, you'll learn about the region's volcanic geology and its unique ecological features. Keep a keen eye out for Yellowstone's fascinating wildlife, including bison and wolves.
Don't miss the impressive eruption of Old Faithful and the stunning colours of the Fountain Paint Pot. You'll also be in awe of the towering waterfall at the Grand Canyon of Yellowstone. Another highlight is a visit to the historic Lake Hotel, which overlooks the largest lake in the country situated at an elevation of over 7,000 feet.
The tour will provide opportunities to stop and view wildlife, explore intriguing geothermal features, and capture memorable photographs. After the tour, you will return to your hotel in Jackson Hole, where you will spend the night.
Day 3: Jackson Hole - Grand Teton National Park
Start your day by waiting in the hotel lobby for your West Yellowstone tour (Upper loop). This exciting day trip from Jackson Hole allows you to marvel at one of the most stunning American landscapes, all while comfortably seated in a coach vehicle. As you soak in the breathtaking sights of the rugged Teton Range and take a moment to appreciate the beauty of Jenny Lake, your knowledgeable local guide will share the fascinating geology and history of the Tetons with you. Additionally, you'll have the opportunity to visit Menor's Ferry and the Chapel of the Transfiguration, both of which hold a special place on the US National Register of Historic Places. After the tour, return to your hotel in Jackson Hole for a restful overnight stay.
Day 4: Jackson Hole - Rapid City
Start the day with a hearty breakfast. It's time to check out of your hotel in Jackson Hole and wait in the lobby for your transfer to Jackson Hole Airport. There, you'll catch a flight to Rapid City, South Dakota (please note that the flight is not included). Upon arriving in Rapid City, you will be transferred to your hotel, where you can unwind and spend the night.
Day 5: Rapid City – Mt. Rushmore Tour
Today, you will begin your adventure by heading to the nearby Fort Hayes Chuckwagon for the pickup of your Mt. Rushmore tour. While Mt. Rushmore is undoubtedly famous for its iconic faces, the Black Hills have so much more to offer, and this tour provides the perfect opportunity to immerse yourself in the beauty of the region.
Your first stop will be Mount Rushmore, where you will spend an hour taking in the grandeur of this remarkable monument. Next, you will set off for a scenic journey along the Peter Norbeck National Scenic Byway, winding your way over Iron Mountain through tunnels and pigtail bridges.
For lunch, you will make a stop at the former presidential summer white house for Calvin Coolidge and Dwight D. Eisenhower. Here, you will have the option to order from a menu or take part in a buffet.
Continuing your exploration, you will pass through Custer State Park and travel up Needles Highway, passing through more scenic tunnels and enjoying breathtaking views from scenic overlooks. Your final stop is at the world's largest mountain carving. You'll have the chance to visit the memorial, explore the museums, and gain insights into the sculptor Korzak Ziolkowski through his home studio museum. After this captivating tour, you will return to your hotel in Rapid City for an overnight stay.
Day 6: Depart - Rapid City
As you conclude your visit to Rapid City, it's time to check out of our hotel. We will then arrange for your transfer to the airport for your flight to your next destination or back home.
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