Yellowstone Tours From Jackson Hole

 

Yellowstone Tours From Jackson Hole

Yellowstone tour from Jackson Hole Wyoming, includes coming up close to the Tetons, driving through Yellowstone Plateau, visiting scenic thermal features such as beehive geyser, looking for wildlife in the Yellowstone ecosystem.  You will witness amazing vistas of fumaroles, mud pots, geysers, hot, warm springs.  Yellowstone tour can include Hayden, Lamar Valleys, Old Faithful, Mammoth Hot Springs, Grand Prismatic Spring, Norris Geysers, Mud Volcano.  Tour is better done in the early hours of the morning in order to see wildlife such as elk, moose, pronghorn antelope, Grizzlies, black bears, bald eagles, occasionally wolves and very rarely golden eagles.   Tours of Yellowstone National Park in early spring and mid autumn, will almost guarantee you  sighting Grizzlies coming out of or readying for hibernation.  

Yellowstone Upper Loop tours for 1 to 4 are part of our private tour offerings.  You get to see Palette Springs, Travertine Terraces, Huckleberry Cliff, the petrified tree, Tower Falls, Calcite Springs, and much more in your Yellowstone Upper Loop tours.

Yellowstone park tours by our company are some of the best in Jackson Hole.  They are small group tours as well as large group tours.  Yellowstone Park tours are for summer, fall, spring & winter.

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A day of Yellowstone Tours

Yellowstone day tours from Jackson Hole, definition.  Yellowstone day tours involve wildlife tours, scenic tours of Yellowstone Park for  11 hours. Stops include Lake Yellowstone, Sulfur Cauldron, Hayden Valley, two impressive waterfalls in the Canyon of Yellowstone, Excelsior Geyser and Old Faithful Geyser, all in the Lower Loop.  Day tours may also include Firehole Canyon drive and Norris Geyser Basin, Black Sand Basin, Biscuit Basin, Artist Point, Fountain Paint Pots, the North Rim Drive Upper and Lower Falls, the Brink of the Upper Falls.  You will stop at the 21 mile Lake Yellowstone. Lake Yellowstone at an elevation of 8,000 feet sits on the Lava Creek Caldera. Depths in some parts reach 400 feet. After the Lava Creek volcanic explosion 640,000 years ago, mini explosions followed thousands of years later, creating the 400 feet depths. Yellowstone day trips can be Lower Loop or Upper Loop tours.

All tour prices are for 1 to 6 individuals.  Yellowstone 7 to 14 people add $299 per person. Grand Teton 7 to 14 people, add $137 per person.  More than 14 people, email us at contact@yellowstonesafaritours.com or call 1-307-699-7922.  We are permittee of Yellowstone National Park Service, Permittee of Grand Teton National Park & member of Jackson Hole Chamber of Commerce.

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Yellowstone Private Tours

Yellowstone private tours from Jackson Hole can either be for the Lower or Upper Loops.  Yellowstone luxury tours include stops at Lewis Canyon River, Lewis Falls, Sheepeater Cliff, Huckleberry Ridge, Mammoth Hot Springs, the petrified tree, Lamar Valley, Calcite Springs, Mount Washburn, Grand Canyon of Yellowstone in the Yellowstone River, Hayden Valley, Dragon’s Mouth, Lake Yellowstone.

Two day private tours of Yellowstone
Yellowstone Upper and Lower Loops may be toured in two day.  It is advisable to tour both loops.  However if budget and time are your constraints, then we recommend you tour the Lower Loop.

Three day private tours of  Yellowstone and Grand Teton
A more comprehensive luxury  tour of “Yellowstone country” is a three day tour of Yellowstone and Grand Teton Parks.  Tours cover the geological history of the parks, visits to the foot of the Tetons, where you will see basalt dykes, thermal features inside Yellowstone including furmaroles, geysers, mud pots, warm and hot springs.  For three days you will gain a good understanding of the two parks, plus you may see some of the wildlife that inhabit them.

 

Yellowstone Tours From Jackson Hole
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Yellowstone Tours From Jackson Hole
Yellowstone black bear

Yellowstone Guided Tours

Yellowstone guided tours.  Why do you need Yellowstone guided tours?  Seasoned tour guides might take you to places they have seen wildlife previously or they have gut feeling they will find them in certain locations inside the parks.  Tour guides can show you important highlights you may not consider important. They can maneuver the parks much more efficiently so you can save time while getting the most out of your trip. Yellowstone guided tours cost more than self guided tours, but worth it.

Two or three day Yellowstone guided tours are enough to expose you to the entire “Yellowstone country”.  You would see the entire Yellowstone Grand Loop as well as Grand Teton Park.  Majority of tourists are highly satisfied with Yellowstone guided tours, going by their reviews. 

 

YELLOWSTONE GROUP TOURS ARE PRIVATE TOURS FOR 1 TO 4 PEOPLE;  5 TO 7 PEOPLE;  8 TO 17 PEOPLE AND 18 TO 45 PEOPLE.  YOU CAN BOOK TOURS ON OUR WEBSITE FOR 1 TO 4 PEOPLE AT SHORT NOTICE.  HOWEVER, YOU NEED TO LET US KNOW DAYS IN ADVANCE FOR 5 TO 45 PEOPLE TOURS. CONTACT US BY EMAIL OR PHONE.  TOURS CAN BE 1 OR MORE DAYS.  THEY ARE BOTH FOR YELLOWSTONE AND GRAND TETON PARKS.  BUS TOURS IN YELLOWSTONE AND GRAND TETON ARE 1 TO SEVERAL DAYS.  THEY MAY ORIGINATE FROM JACKSON HOLE OR SALT LAKE CITY AIRPORT AND END AT THE SAME LOCATIONS, UNLESS YOU ASK OTHERWISE.  WE CAN ARRANGE PACKAGES TO INCLUDE TOURS, VEHICLES AND HOTELS.

Yellowstone half day tours

Yellowstone half day tours will take you to the following locations:  Old Faithful Geyser, Grand Prismatic Spring, Excelsior geyser and Fountain Paint Pots.  It is 7 to 8 hours long.

 

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Grand Teton tours

Grand Teton tours are either 4 or 7 hours long.   Longer tours include visits at the Mormon Row, Schwabacher Landing, Oxbow Bend Turnout, Jackson Lake, Signal Mountain area, the Teton fault line, Jenny Lake scenic drive, Jenny Lake boat ride in the 2.5 mile long, 1 mile wide and about 250 feet deep Jenny Lake, Laurance Rockefeller Preserve.  A boat ride on Jenny Lake to the foothill of the Tetons is something that is unforgettable. Water flowing from the mountain to the lake is pristine, while water in the lake itself has greenish color to it, because of the trees surrounding it. In the fall you will see colorful aspen and birch trees mingled with pine trees in the Snake River.  Our guides will show you spots on the Tetons where there are fossilized creatures and basalt dykes.

 

Yellowstone Tours from Jackson Hole
Yellowstone sow Grizzly with cub
Yellowstone tours from Jackson Hole
Yellowstone furmarole

Grand Teton winter tours
Grand Teton winter tours are 4 to 5 hours long where you could see moose, elk, bison, coyote, bighorn sheep and wolves.  We can customize your adventure to include mountain goat tours, in which case it would be 8 hours long. Winter tours include trips to Jackson Lake, Moran, Kelly, Moose, Targat, mountains near Jackson, Alpine, Wildlife Museum.

 

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Jackson Lake, Clouds and Tetons
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Yellowstone Park tour package.

Yellowstone Park tour package includes park entrance fees paid for, lunches provided in one of several park cafes, water and free use of binoculars.  We can reserve your tour, book hotel for you according to your needs.  Any of the tours mentioned above may be customized as package tours.

Island Park Caldera-Old Faithful-Big Thumb Geysers-Jackson Hole tours
Island Park Caldera-Old Faithful-Big Thumb Geysers-Jackson Hole tours is the “third Loop” of Yellowstone country.  It is for people who want visit Yellowstone as well as explore beautiful scenic views of Idaho and stop at historic sections of Yellowstone.

The tour begins in Jackson WY,  Tetonia, Ashton and the 1.3 million year old Island Park Caldera in Idaho.  The route continues to West Yellowstone, Lower and Midway Geyser Basins, Old Faithful and Big Thumb Geyser basin.  The ride from Tetonia to Ashton has miles of scenic beautiful fields of potatoes, barley, mustard and alfalfa. A must see for those who love open beautiful fields with the Tetons as a backdrop.

 

16 Places to visit in Yellowstone.

Emerald Pool in the Black Sand Geyser Basin is a hot spring with green, orange, yellow colors.  It slightly changes colors by the seasons.

Grand Prismatic Spring in the middle geyser basin has what you may describe rainbow colors.  It is 371 feet long.  Bacteria survives by the edges of the pool.

Excelsior Geyser releases 4000 gallons of hot water a minute into the Fire Hole River.  Temperatures could reach 160 degrees Fahrenheit.

Beehive Geyser in the upper geyser basin goes off for about 4 minutes and 50 seconds.  It is estimated to go upwards of 190 feet high.  It is located across the Fire Hole River adjacent to the Old Faithful Geyser.

Old Faithful Geyser goes off every ninety minutes plus or minus ten.  Hot water gushes out of it its silica vent for about two minutes and steadily fizzles out.  There are about five hundred geysers in Yellowstone.

Fountain Paint Pots in the Lower Geyser Basin has two beautiful features you can see.  Silex Spring is deep blue most of the year.  Driving on the road, you can see it.  The Fountain Paint Pots are formed by a combination of bacteria activity, water, soil and heat from underneath the Yellowstone Volcanic chamber.

Steamboat Geyser is in the Norris Geyser Basin.  From the Ranger station walk about a mile in trail leading to the geyser.  It expels water from its chamber infrequently.  However, when it does, water goes up to three hundred feet in the air.

Big Thumb Geyser Basin and Lake Yellowstone.  Big Thumb has mud pots and hot springs.  Lake Yellowstone has vents which release unseen hot water into the lake.

Fire Hole Drive off of Fire Hole River is a beautiful scenic road with a spectacular volcanic cliff and water just by the road.

Brink of the Upper Falls in the Grand Canyon of Yellowstone, is best seen on a sunny afternoon.  It may have a rainbow or two.  The roaring water in front of you from the Upper Falls is extremely impressive.  It is powerful and clean.

Huckleberry Ridge in the Upper Loop of Yellowstone is a volcanic cliff, part of what erupted 2.1 million years ago.  Yellowstone has had three explosions in the past, this is one of them.

Palette Springs in Mammoth Hot Springs are giant basins of hot water which is formed of calcium and other minerals.  The springs constantly (in comparison to geysers) move from one spot to another.

Petrified tree near Tower Falls is of few trees of its kind remaining in Yellowstone.  It soaked in chemicals at some point in time and still retains it thousands of years later.

Tower Falls a short walk past the gift shop is a long slim water drop which ends in Yellowstone River.  The road heading north from Tower Falls leads you to a breath taking vertical basalt cliff, just before Calcite Spring.

Undine Falls on the way to Mammoth Hot Springs after Hellroaring Mountain and just past Lava Creek is beautiful.  You may spend a few minutes there to take in the magnificence of the mountain just in front.

Dragon’s Mouth near the Mud Volcano sends out deep humming noise every few seconds.  It’s energy comes from the Yellowstone magma.

 

9 wildlife to see in Yellowstone.

Grizzlies and black bears in Yellowstone and Grand Teton Park are probably about 1000.  The most famous include 399, Bruno and Blondee.  Black bears come in two colors, black and brown.  Grizzlies come in cinnamon, gray colors.  The easiest way to distinguish between the two is the hump on the back of the animal.  Grizzlies tend to be bigger as well.

Moose may be found in the Grand Teton.

Bison can be found both in Yellowstone and Grand Teton park.  There numbers greater than any animals in the two parks, except elk.

Elk are in the Jenny Lake area, Jackson Lake Lodge, Big Thumb.  They usually have young ones in spring.  Males shade antlers in March and April.

Wolves number about 100 inside Yellowstone and Grand Teton.  It is not easy to find them within the 2.2 million acre park.

Big horn sheep may be found in the winter in Jackson.

Prong horn antelope may be found between the Jackson Hole airport.

Mountain goats may be found south of Jackson, Wyoming in the winter. 

Bold Eagles may be found in the Grand Teton area as well as Hayden Valley.  Golden Eagles are rarer, but may be seen in the Madison River area on the west exit of Yellowstone Park towards West Yellowstone, Montana.

 

Yellowstone tour reviews

Yellowstone tour reviews of Yellowstone Tours From Jackson Hole/Yellowstone Safari Tours samples are as follows:

“Excellent experience travelling with Moses to Yellowstone National Park a few days ago. Great luck with the animal sightings – elks crossing the road, two times grizzlies (including one 200 meters away feeding on carcass), and four times seeing bison (each time getting closer). Yellowstone highlights were a well timed Old Faithful, a colorful

Grand Prismatic Spring, and an unusual muddy flats. Moses was very engaging, informative , and helpful so our family of three from the Philippines celebrating a special occasion was more than pleased.”

“My family and I booked a 1/2 day morning tour in January. It was awesome! Moses was a great tour guide. We saw moose, elk, bighorn sheep and bison. Moses knew exactly where to go and gave us a beautiful tour of the area as well. He was informative, very knowledgeable and relaxed. We would definitely use him again for any tours in the future. My husband and i had our 13 yo and 4 yo which is the only reason we didn’t book a longer trip. Very highly recommend!!!”

“What a pleasant surprise this tour was! And Moses, you were the best! Tour was worth every single penny and I would do it all over again just to see all the animals and hear the history of the area.”

You can not go wrong when 76 of 76 reviewers rate our company excellent.  

 

All Park fees are paid for.  We provide water, binoculars.  Free hotel or residential pick-up and drop-off.  Pick up time for Yellowstone tours is 6:00AM unless you ask for a different time.  Yellowstone Lower Loop tours are about 10 hours long, Upper Loop 11 hours.  You pay for lunch in one of the park cafes.

There is no refund if cancelled 72 hours before tour.  Refund is 100%, if we cancel  tours due to park closure and alternate dates are unavailable. 

BOOK TOURS NOW.  YELLOWSTONE & GRAND TETON TOURS BEGIN MAY 10 AND END OCTOBER 31 EVERY YEAR.  TETON WINTER TOURS BEGIN DECEMBER 15 AND END MARCH 15 EACH YEAR.

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