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Wild West Cowboys & Buffalos

8 Nights Tour from £2,659 per Person Including Flights

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Overview

A fantastic tour for all ages, spend your time visiting the cowboy towns of Jackson, Sheridan and Keystone. What’s more, you’ll be able to take the whole family to Yellowstone, admire Mt Rushmore and witness the incredible black bears of this region. Young and old alike will have an amazing time on this Wild West adventure, with first class accommodation, transfers, transatlantic scheduled flights and deluxe coach included. You’ll also benefit from the services of an expert tour guide throughout your trip, in addition to local specialists, who will impart a wealth of knowledge about each location and attraction for an overall experience that you’ll treasure for a lifetime.

Highlights:

  • Catch a glimpse of life of the Old Trail with a trip to the Oregon Trail Centre
  • Explore the beautiful Grand Teton National Park
  • Spend time immersing yourself in the stunning landscapes of Yellowstone National Park
  • Learn about the history of the American West in Cody
  • View the Crazy Horse Memorial and Mount Rushmore

Details

Day 1

Salt Lake City

Arrive in Salt Lake City, where you’ll proceed to your hotel and enjoy some time on your own in the afternoon to either relax or explore your surroundings. In the evening, meet your fellow travellers at 6pm for a welcome party where you’ll meet with your tour guide at the hotel.

Overnight: Little America Hotel Salt Lake City

Day 2

Salt Lake City – Jackson

Today, head north and enter Wyoming for your first encounter with the triumphant Rocky Mountains. Follow trails blazed by the mountain men of centuries ago. Stop at the Oregon Trail Centre in Montpelier for a closer glimpse of the thrills and challenges the Old Trail provides, and then enjoy lunch in a covered wagon before crossing the trail into Jackson. Take a step back in time as you walk through the town’s landmark arch of tangled elk antlers as you explore the Town Square. In the evening, enjoy dinner at a local restaurant.

Overnight: Rustic Inn Creekside Resort & Spa (Breakfast, lunch and dinner included)

Day 3

Jackson – Grand Teton National Park – 320 Guest Ranch

Today sees you rise early and journey down to the Snake River for an optional fun and educational wilderness float trip (seasonal). Later on, discover the dramatic Grand Teton National Park and its equally stunning Jenny Lake then onwards to Montana’s Big Sky Country to settle in at a classic 1898 homestead. In the evening, take a wagon ride to the river for a regional meal with your group.

Overnight: 320 Guest Ranch (Breakfast and dinner included)

Day 4

320 Guest Ranch – Yellowstone National Park

There’s a choice of optional excursions this morning, with the chance to join a whitewater rafting trip or a float trip down the Gallatin River, or take a horse-riding trip in the Montana wilderness. After lunch at the ranch, head onwards to the Grizzly and Wolf Discovery Centre in West Yellowstone before entering one of the most famous national parks in the world – Yellowstone.

Overnight: National Park Lodges (Breakfast and lunch included)

Day 5

Yellowstone National Park

Spend the day sightseeing and exploring in Yellowstone National Park, discovering its many natural wonders such as Yellowstone Falls, the bubbling mud pools and Old Faithful. The incredible sights, sounds and experiences of today will create memories that will last a lifetime – this awe-inspiring park is one of America’s best-loved due to its breath-taking vistas and unspoiled iconic landmarks. You’ll join a local specialist for a guided walk around the boardwalks of the park to learn about the wildlife and geology of your surroundings.

Overnight: National Park Lodges (Breakfast and dinner included)

Day 6

Yellowstone National Park – Cody – Sheridan

Bid farewell to Yellowstone this morning to journey east towards Cody, named for its most famous inhabitant, Buffalo Bill. Dive into the fascinating history of the American West at the Buffalo Bill Centre of the West and discover all about the culture of the cowboy and Plains Indians. From here, make your way to Sheridan to check-in at your hotel and relax.

Overnight: Holiday Inn Sheridan (Breakfast included)

Day 7

Sheridan – Keystone – Rapid City

Enjoy a leisurely breakfast then continue your journey to South Dakota to visit the Crazy Horse Memorial which stands as a tribute to the legendary Lakota leader Crazy Horse, carved into the mountain. The evening is free to explore Keystone at leisure or to take an optional trip to the Mount Rushmore Lighting Ceremony for a chance to see the landmark from a different perspective.

Overnight: Hilton Curio Rapid City (Breakfast included)

Day 8

Rapid City and Black Hills

The first stop this morning is to Bear Country USA, a wildlife park where you can witness the world’s largest private viewing habitat of American black bears. Drive through this unique park then walk through the Wildlife Centre where you can see the small and younger animals. From here, make your way to the Black Hills of South Dakota and Mount Rushmore – one of the most recognisable attractions in America that took around 400 artisans 14 years to produce. In the evening, enjoy a farewell dinner featuring an American Indian dancer with your group.

Overnight: Hilton Curio Rapid City (Breakfast and dinner included)

Day 9

Rapid City or Denver

After breakfast, transfer to the Rapid City Regional Airport or to Denver International Airport for your departing flight.

Please do not schedule any flights before 9pm.

(Breakfast included)

 

What’s Included

  • International flights
  • Internal travel: Air-conditioned coach
  • Hotels (8 nights)
  • 8 breakfasts, 2 lunches and 4 dinners included
  • Visit to Oregon Trail Centre; Visit to Grand Teton and Yellowstone National Parks; Stay at the 320 Guest Ranch; View of the Crazy Horse Memorial and Mount Rushmore; Visit to the Buffalo Bill Centre of the West; Witness black bears in Bear Country USA wildlife park
  • Tour guide throughout, plus local guides

The weather information shown below refers to the first stop on the tour, call us and speak to one of our travel experts for the most up-to-date forecasts and weather details for your tour.

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