Yellowstone National Park, Wyoming
Yellowstone National Park, Wyoming
Grand Prismatic Spring in Yellowstone National Park
Grand Prismatic Spring in Yellowstone National Park
Grand Teton National Park
Grand Teton National Park
Bison in Grand Teton National Park
Bison in Grand Teton National Park

National Parks Family Journey Yellowstone and Grand Teton

7 nights from £3,999 per person Including Flights

Overview

Discover the American West on this epic seven-night journey family orientated escorted tour, exploring the wonders of Grand Teton and Yellowstone National Parks. With a maximum group size of 20 people, you will get a real feel of your surroundings without being rushed through. Trace the paths of historic explorers while marvelling at the towering peaks of the Teton Range and the dramatic geysers erupting from Yellowstone's spectacular caldera. Traverse vast canyons and serene alpine lakes, immersing yourself in diverse habitats that host grizzlies, bison, elk, and the elusive gray wolves. (GA)

*This is a G Adventures National Geographic Journey*
Compared to G Adventures Classic Tours, National Geographic Journey's include upgraded accommodation, with the tour going deeper into the cultures and habitats of the places explored. More is included and you’ll enjoy greater hands-on exploration, interactions with local experts, and freedom to roam.


Itinerary Overview

Fly into Jackson 3 nights – Grand Teton National Park – Yellowstone National Park 4 nights – Fly home from Jackson

This tour starts in Jackson, so you will need connecting flights via Denver. Perhaps add-on a few nights here to acclimatise and explore the city or visit the Rcoky Mountain National Park before flying to Jackson.

2024 Definite Departure Dates
Jun: 09, 16, 23, 30
Jul: 07, 14

2025 Definite Departure Dates
Jun: 15, 22, 29
Jul: 06, 13, 20

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Day 1

Jackson, WY

Fly into Jackson and look out for your airport transfer to your accommodation. Tonight marks the commencement of your adventure. You're welcome to explore Jackson, WY, before the scheduled meeting, but ensure you return promptly to meet the group. Check the welcome note at the hotel for the meeting time. Following introductions, your CEO will provide a detailed overview of your tour.

Overnight: Mountain Modern Motel or similar

Day 2

Jackson – Grand Teton National Park – Jackson

Embark on a day of exploration amidst the breathtaking peaks and valleys of Grand Teton National Park. Commence your journey in the moose historic district, where the tales of adventurous fur trappers, mountain men, and pioneering female entrepreneurs are woven into the log-cabin homesteads of yesteryear. Head to the Craig Thomas Discovery and Visitor Centre, where young travellers can kickstart their junior ranger journey.
Later, gear up for a rafting expedition down the Snake River. Drift gently along the water and keep your eyes peeled for the diverse wildlife that inhabits the surrounding woodlands and meadows, including mule deer, pronghorn, elk, and moose. Following your river adventure, relish a delicious lunch to cap off an exciting day.

Overnight: Mountain Modern Motel or similar. Breakfast and lunch included

Day 3

Grand Teton National Park

Embark on a boat journey across Jenny Lake before venturing on a hike through Cascade Canyon, a geological marvel shaped by retreating glaciers around 15,000 years ago. Continue your exploration to Hidden Falls, cascading nearly a hundred feet into the gorge. In the afternoon, consider taking a hike around Jackson Lake. For young explorers, the chance to complete junior ranger activities and earn their Grand Teton badge awaits! Optionally, bring your swimsuit and swim in the clear waters of Jenny Lake.

Overnight: Mountain Modern Motel or similar. Breakfast included

Day 4

Jackson – Yellowstone National Park

This morning drive crossing the Continental Divide, entering the expansive caldera of the Yellowstone super volcano—a geological marvel capable of massive eruptions, with Yellowstone having witnessed three such events in just over two million years. Witness wisps of steam rising from geothermal hotspots scattered throughout the park, which hosts about half of the world's geysers.
Make a stop at the Old Faithful Visitor Education Centre to kickstart a new junior ranger journey and gather to witness the renowned geyser's clockwork eruption. Explore boardwalks that wind between bubbling hot springs and geysers in the Upper Geyser Basin, and marvel at the spectacular rainbow-hued Grand Prismatic Spring, where thermophilic bacteria create stunning shades of yellow, blue, and red.

Overnight: Yellowstone Park Hotel or similar. Breakfast included

Day 5

Yellowstone National Park

Embark on a Yellowstone adventure across 2 days, witness remarkable geological wonders and captivating wildlife in the Yellowstone wilderness, established as the world's inaugural national park in 1872. Take a hike through the awe-inspiring Grand Canyon of Yellowstone, marvelling at the rushing river and falls. In the lush Hayden Valley, be fascinated by the bubbling Mud Volcano and the turbulent waters of the acidic Sulphur Caldron.
Continue your exploration at the Grizzly and Wolf Discovery Centre, where you'll encounter bear habitats, gray wolves, and river otters, gaining a deeper understanding and appreciation for these magnificent creatures.*

*There is so much to see and do in Yellowstone National Park and the wildlife is a big part. Based on animal sightings and park ranger feedback, CEOs are given the opportunity to adjust the order of highlights explored in the park. The activities above will be delivered across day 5 and 6 of this tour.

Overnight: Yellowstone Park Hotel or similar. Breakfast and lunch included

Day 6

Yellowstone National Park

Explore the historic town of Mammoth Hot Springs, housing the Yellowstone National Park headquarters, and make a stop at Roosevelt Lodge, once a tent camp for trappers and explorers. Embark on a safari through the sweeping Lamar Valley, often referred to as the "Serengeti of North America" due to its high concentration of wildlife, including bison, elk, and the elusive wolves and grizzly bears. Enjoy the rich tapestry of nature and history as you delve into the wonders of Yellowstone.

Overnight: Yellowstone Park Hotel or similar. Breakfast and lunch included

Day 7

Yellowstone National Park

Enjoy your last day exploring the beloved Yellowstone National Park. Descend a wooden boardwalk into the expansive Norris Geyser Basin, adorned with vibrant pools and steaming fumaroles. Later, pause at the Old Faithful Visitor Education Centre for lunch, providing young travellers with the opportunity to earn a coveted Yellowstone junior ranger badge. Make the most of your final moments in this iconic park, soaking in the natural wonders and educational experiences it has to offer.

Overnight: Yellowstone Park Hotel or similar. Breakfast and dinner included

Day 8

Yellowstone National Park - Jackson

Travelling this morning all the way back to Jackson will take around 3 - 4 hours, enjoy the sceneries back through the mountain ranges keeping an eye out for wildlife. Your group will be dropped off in downtown Jackson as you make your way independently to the airport.

Please be aware, due to the travel time from Yellowstone National Park your flights are no earlier than 2pm. We suggest to add on a post night in Jackson for ease of travel home.

Breakfast included.

  • International return flights
  • Arrival airport transfer
  • 7 nights accommodation as described or similar
  • 7 Breakfasts, 3 lunches and 1 dinner
  • 2 Chief Experience Officers throughout and local guides
  • Small group size with a maximum of 20 people
  • Grand Teton Scenic Snake River Float, Grand Teton National Park
  • Grand Teton National Park entrance
  • Jenny Lake boat ride
  • Yellowstone National Park entrance
  • Two full days touring though Yellowstone National Park's highlights
  • Lamar Valley wildlife safari
  • Wolf and Grizzly Centre Visit, Yellowstone National Park
  • All transport between destinations and to/from included activities

What’s not included:

  • Airport transfer on last day
  • Meals unless stated
  • Optional excursions

Age requirement: 7+. All travellers under age 18 must be accompanied by an adult.

Prices are based on double occupancy of 1 Adult and 1 Child; all other room configurations are on request and cannot be guaranteed. We will accommodate triples/quads whenever possible. Please call for further details.

Family Journeys are designed for groups traveling with children between the ages of 7 and 17. Your group must include a child in order to book, and anyone under the age of 18 must be accompanied by an adult.

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