7-Day Yellowstone, Grand Teton & Mt. Rushmore In-Depth Tour From Denver


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7-Day Yellowstone, Grand Teton & Mt. Rushmore In-Depth Tour From Denver

$718/per person ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐

Tour Highlights

  • An in-depth tour of Yellowstone National Park as we will cover 15 most attractions here
  • An in-depth tour of the famous Mt. Rushmore National Memorial
  • Tour of Devil’s Peak and nature’s marvel close up around the trail
  • Exploration to Rocky Mountain and the Golden Mountain
  • An in-depth tour of Salt Lake City, Jackson, Grand Teton, and Arches National Park
Tour Code – 2-322395Duration – 7 days
Departure City – DenverEnd City – Denver
Tour Type – Bus/CoachLanguage – English
Yellowstone-Tour

Tour Description

Exclusive 7-day in-depth tour that seeks to include breathtaking views of nature’s marvel at Yellowstone, Grand Teton, and Arches National Park. Alongside, a visit to the famous memorials of Mt, Rushmore

Tour Demography

Experience – We will enjoy the majestic natural wonders as well as the World Heritage Sites designated by UNESCO.

Group Type – Any fellow travelers across the world can be a part of this group. This tour is suitable for solo travelers, couples, a group of family or friends that should not be more than 10. 

Quality – Budget-friendly tour service along with 6-day accommodation filled with fast-paced itinerary 

Tour Type – Guided tours with drivers take you to multiple locations for sightseeing.

Activity Level – This tour requires a certain fitness level ad is designed for travelers who are comfortable with light walking and moderate hiking. 

Itinerary

Day 01 – Denver – Cheyenne

After your arrival at the Denver International Airport, our professional tour guide will meet you at the baggage claim area located inside the East Terminal at 01:30 PM. We will head straight to the hotel i.e Red Lion Cheyenne. 

After completing the check-in process, you can take a rest. By evening, we will have a short sightseeing tour as we will drive to the 16th Street Mall which is the home of the State House of Colorado and Civic Center along with many historical buildings of Denver. 

In the evening you’re free to explore, do the shopping, and can enjoy the nightlife in Denver. We will head back to the hotel for dinner, and for our overnight stay as the coming 6 days will be full of adventure and excitement. 

Visiting Attractions – Denver, State House of Colorado and Civic Center, and 16th Street Mall

Day 02 – Crazy Horse – Mt. Rushmore – Devils Tower National Monument – Gillette

After breakfast, we will say bye-bye to the Red Lion Hotel and head to the memorable tour to South Dakota. We will wander and experience the majesty at some of the world’s famous memorials at Black Hill. 

Our first stop would be Crazy Horse Memorial which is a mountain monument and has been under construction since 1948. It will become the world’s second tallest statue after the Statue of Unity in India. The monument is being carved out on land considered sacred and is planned to be 641 feet long and 563 feet high.

Our next stop would be Mount Rushmore, the famous United States monument in the Black Hills of South Dakota that depicts the busts of four famous former presidents of the United States – George Washington, Theodore Roosevelt, Thomas Jefferson, and Abraham Lincoln. It will take 2 hours to complete this tour. 

Mt-Rushmore

Our next drive would be Devil’s Tower which is an igneous intrusion or laccolith located in the Black Hills near Sundance in Crook County. It is a monolith rock formation that stands 1267 feet from the ground and was once the neck of an active volcano. 

By evening we will head back to Gillette at the Ramada Plaza Gillette for our comfortable overnight stay. 

Visiting Attractions – Crazy Horse Memorial, Mt Rushmore Memorial, and Devil’s Tower.

Day 03  – Rocky Mountains – Yellowstone National Park – Cody

After our breakfast and check-out, we will drive towards the Rockies. Day 3 would be entirely dedicated to nature as we will witness the glaciers, snows, lush forests, blooming flowers, rivers, and waterfalls along the way. Try to spot wild animals from your deluxe coach! 

Our first stop would be Yellowstone National Park which was home to some of the largest and active supervolcanoes in the world. Yellowstone marvels at the ecosystem that sustains over 10,000 geothermal features. 

Day 3 would be dedicated entirely to the Yellowstone National park as we will spend approx 8 hours inside and experience some of nature’s marvels such as hot springs, geysers, canyons, waterfalls, and panoramic landscapes everywhere you see. 

We will also visit the Norris Geyser Basin and experience nature’s whim of geothermal pressures that forms below the surface level. 

Also, we will wander the Mud Volcano area which is an impressive crater that was formed in the early 20th century. 

You can find almost everything you expect to see in Yellowstone. 

We will take a break for lunch and then hop into the luxury motor coach towards the famous cowboy town of Cody where you will enjoy the authentic Cowboy Rodeo as well as firearms experience.

By evening’s time, we will head towards Cody for a lavish dinner as well as our overnight stay at The Lodge at Big Sky.  

Visiting Attractions – West Yellowstone, and Yellowstone National Park

Day 04  – Yellowstone National Park

We will continue our expedition at Yellowstone National Park and experience the Grand Prismatic Spring, Fountain Paint Pots, and Old Faithful Geyser, the Yellowstone Grand Canyon, and other natural marvels that come one after another. This would be our tour plan for Day 4  – 

Yellowstone-National-Park
  • Grand Prismatic Spring – The third largest hot spring in the world gets its texture from bacteria around its rim that breeds on the mineral-rich water. During summers, the hot springs turn into a vibrant red-orange shade. 
  • Fountain Paint Pot – Heated by the region’s underground hot spring due to geothermal pressure, the Fountain Paint Pot is the underground spring that releases the natural texture of red and yellow due to the iron oxidation reaction of water and soil. 
  • Old Faithful Geyser – a cone or a funnel-shaped geyser in the Upper Geyser Basin of the Yellowstone National Park is a well-known natural feature and is famous for its accurate eruption every 92 minutes.
  • Yellowstone Grand Canyon – It is the largest canyon on the Yellowstone River that forms an impressive gap in the earth. It is gregarious colored 24 miles long that can reach a quarter-mile in depth and ¾ a mile in width. 
  • Norris Geyser Basin – We will visit the oldest and the hottest thermal areas of Yellowstone where the attractions we gaze at include multiple hot springs, geysers, and mud-pots. 
  • Lower Yellowstone River Falls – We will wander the downstream lower falls which are largest by volumes in the Yellowstone, and they stand more than 300 feet which are almost twice as high as Niagara Falls. It houses the brightest hot springs of Yellowstone famously known as Morning Glory.
  • Artist Point –  Named after the famous stretch of the waterfall by Thomas Moran as this picturesque location showcases the stunning views in the Yellowstone National Park.
  • Mud Volcano Area – The Mud Volcano blew itself apart in the early 20th century, but visitors can still see the impressive crater and other geothermal features in the surrounding area, such as the Mud Cauldron, Black Dragon’s Caldron, and Dragon’s Mouth Spring.
  • Upper Yellowstone Waterfall – We will move a quarter-mile upstream from the lower falls that plunge 109 feet down to an eroded lave cliff into the basin. 

Our adventurous experience at Yellowstone, this would be our last night at The Lodge Big Sky.

Visiting Attractions –  Grand Prismatic Spring, Fountain Paint Pots, Old Faithful Geyser, Yellowstone Grand Canyon, Norris Geyser Basin, Lower Yellowstone River Falls, Artist Point, Mud Volcano Area, and Upper Yellowstone Waterfall.

Day 05  – Yellowstone – Grand Teton National Park – Jackson – Great Salt Lake – Salt Lake City

We will continue our expedition in Yellowstone National Park, as we travel alongside the Snake River to Grand Teton National Park. 

Grand Teton National Park is 10 miles to the south of Yellowstone and is one of the world’s largest intact mid-latitude temperate ecosystems. We will wander this park to experience the stunning mountain vistas, shimmering alpine lakes, and its abundant wildlife. 

Grand Teton National Park

We will stop at the last attraction here which is West Thumb Geyser Basin and is the largest basin, the Yellowstone Lake with an impressive area for a geothermal activity that contains hot springs, mud pots, and geysers. 

Our next visit would be Jackson Hole, the famous frontier town that became a heaven for outdoor sports enthusiasts. We will photo stop at Elk Antlers Arches Park with its four arches made with thousands of elk antlers, and is a must-visit attraction here.  

We will have a brief halt at Jackson Town Square which is known for its distinctive arches made from shed elk antlers that have been collected from the National Elk Refuge in Jackson Hole. 

We will hop on the bus, bid adieu to our Rockies trip, and head to the last leg of the trip. We will begin our 2-day Utah trip, where our first destination would be Salt Lake City. 

We will head to Great Salt Lake Marina, the world’s only dead sea in the Western Hemisphere. We will spend a couple of hours here. This American Dead Sea is salty enough for people to float. 

By evening we will wander the architecture and historical marvels of Salt Lake City which gorgeously sit amidst the American Southwest mountain ranges, wondrous vistas, and breathtaking views. 

We will head straight to our hotel at Ramada Salt Lake for a comfortable sleep, as Day 6 would be another exciting day where we head to the Capitol Hill tour alongside Temple Square and other historical and monumental attractions of Utah. 

Visiting Attractions – Grand Teton National Park, West Thumb Geyser Basin, Yellowstone National Park, Yellowstone Lake, Great Salt Lake Marina, and Jackson Hole

Admission Fees – 

ActivityPriceAdditional Information
Yellowstone National Park + Grand Teton + Mt.Rushmore + Crazy Horse + Arches National Park Devil’s Tower + Great Salt Lake + fuel surcharge190 USD/PersonMandatory Fee(No refund or exemption of Mandatory Fee unless visited attractions are closed.)

Day 06  – Capitol Hill – Temple Square – Arches National Park

After having a lavish breakfast we will drive to the Utah Capitol Hill which is the most magnificent State House and is the home of all government processes for the state of Utah. The building’s facade represents the ornate neoclassical style, purposefully reminiscent of Capitol Hill in DC.

Our next two stops would be an interesting tour for history buffs and art lovers. We will head to Temple Square which is the center of religious activity. It represents the Church of Latter-Day Saints and houses the Temple and Tabernacle that are central to the religion. 

We will stop by the Mormon Temple which is the largest temple belong to the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints known colloquially as the Mormon. The tour to the interiors is prohibited due to maintenance, but the exterior facade is a sight to behold. 

Arches National Park

It’s time for lunch. We will visit the famous cowboys’ restaurant in the town to relish Indian delicacies. This rejuvenation is a must as our next stop would be a tour to the natural marvels of Utah at Arches National Park. 

This 76,000+ acre park in western Utah is world-famous for its sandstone formations. The most iconic is the mighty Delicate Arch. The park also features formations like Landscape Arch, the longest natural arch in the world. Over time, water, ice, and erosion have shaped the region into the geological wonder it is today.

We will witness the majesty of sunset here, and head straight to Grand Junction for our overnight stay at Ramada Inn Grand Junction. 

Visiting Attractions – Salt Lake City, Utah State Capitol, Arches National Park, and Temple Square

Day 07 – Rocky Mountains – Vail – Red Rock Amphitheater – Denver

This would be the last day of the trip but the excitement is not over. After having breakfast and a check-out from the hotel, we will drive through the Rockies and enjoy the beautiful scenery along the way. 

The stretch of the Rocky Mountains on the Colorado side is the highest stretch as well as the highest point of all interstate highways in America. We will cross the continental divide and enjoy the beautiful scenery along the way.

Rocky Mountains

Our first stop would be Vail which is the world’s renowned vacation and ski destination and is home to the world’s best ski resorts. 

Our next stop would be Denver – the desert city that lies at the foot of the spectacular Rocky Mountains. Famously known as the Mile-High city that features attractions such as Red Rocks State Park, the Cross Brewery, and the famous 16th Street mall.  

We will stop by Red Rocks Park and Amphitheatre, the mountain park in Colorado that features an impressive geological structure as well as a large outdoor amphitheatre which has been part of the park since 1941. 

We will arrive at Denver International Airport afterwards as we finish our pleasant 7-day Yellowstone and Mt. Rushmore Tour.

Visiting Attractions – the Rocky Mountains, Vail, 16th Street mall, and Red Rocks Park and Amphitheatre. 

What’s Included

  • Professional Tour Guide
  • 6-nights multiple hotel accommodations
  • Complimentary pick-up and drop-off at Denver International Airport (DEN)
  • Ground transportation
  • All taxes
  • Breakfast included

What’s not Included

  • Mandatory admission fees
  • Airfares between the departure and arrival city
  • Lunch and dinner meals during the trip. Although eating arrangements would be made by the tour guide. 
  • Visa fee, and airport taxes and fees
  • All private expenses
  • Telephone calls, or alcoholic beverages/ mini bar items, unless they are otherwise specified.

Pick Up Details

Denver Airport Pick-up – After your arrival at the Denver International Airport, our professional tour guide will meet you at the baggage claim area located inside the East Terminal at 01:30 PM. We will head straight to the hotel i.e Red Lion Cheyenne. 

Drop Off Details

Denver Airport Drop off – A complimentary drop off would be arranged at the Denver International Airport. Please book a flight after 16:00 PM. 

Pricing Info

  • The price for single occupancy would apply if one person stays in one standard hotel room.
  • The price for double/triple/quadruple occupancy applies to two/three/four person stays in one standard hotel room.
  • The price of the tour is dynamic in nature, and more closely you will approach the departing schedule, you may witness a surge in the fare.  
  • The tour booking is subject to confirmation by email, normally within 24 hours of purchase. 

Special Notes

  • Extreme weather conditions may affect the itinerary. The tour guide reserves the right to alter the itinerary to ensure the safety of all passengers.
  • This tour price may be adjusted or revised on Memorial Day, Independence Day, or Labor Day.
  • Guests who need to alter the pick-up or drop-offs location need to inform us at least 5 days in advance.
  • Please note that placing an order with Travomonk does not mean immediate confirmation. Travomonk confirms booking within 24 hours of purchase.
  • Guests need to provide the flight information before so that we could arrange the airport transfer service in advance. If the flight information is not provided, we assume that guests have arranged their own transport.

Reservation Info

  • Immediately after purchasing this tour, you will receive a receipt of confirmation via email. 
  • It is highly recommended to book your airline ticket after receiving the booking confirmation of your tour. Please note that placing an order with Travomonk does not mean immediate confirmation. Travomonk confirms the booking and sends e-tickets within 24 hours of purchase.
  • Print your e-ticket and keep it handy with a valid photo ID or passport at the time of commencement of the tour

Cancellation Policy

  • An amendment fee of 30 USD would be assessed in case of change of customer names, add/deduct the number of guests or rooms, and is not allowed within 32 days prior to the scheduled departure. 
  • Once the tour is booked and confirmed, in case of cancellation, 10% of the booking value would be deducted as a cancellation fee if cancelled 33 or more days prior to the departure date. 
  • 30% of the booking value would be assessed as a cancellation fee if canceled between 17-32 days prior to the departure date.
  • 50% of the booking value would be assessed as a cancellation fee if cancelled within 10-16 days prior to the departure date.
  • No refund would be offered within 9 days prior to the scheduled departure. 

Terms & Conditions

  • Your purchase does not guarantee confirmation, as it will only initiate the reservation process. You will get the confirmation email within 24 hours of purchase. 
  • Prices are dynamic in nature and vary with availability. We reserve the right to make price adjustments without prior notice. 
  • Please refer to our Standard Amendment, Customer Agreement Refund Policy, and Cancellation terms and conditions before you make a purchase.
  • Our local tour operator reserves the right to make modifications to tour itineraries and other necessary arrangements if deemed necessary.