Yellowstone – Mt. Rushmore – Devil’s Tower 7 Day In-Depth Tour (MA7)

Tour code: MA7

$698 +

Tour Duration:

7 Days

Departure days:

Wed (05/01/2019-05/14/2019); Wed, Sat (05/15/2019-06/20/2019); Wed, Fri, Sat (06/21/2019-08/16/2019); Wed, Sat (08/17/2019-10/09/2019);

Highlights:

Yellowstone、Mt. Rushmore、Devil’s Tower – Arches National Park

Pricing /per person (USD):

SingleDouble3rd person4th person
$998$698$60$468

Itinerary

Day 1
Home - Denver

Please meet our friendly guide at Baggage Claim #6 located inside the East Terminal by 1:30PM. After picking you up, we will drive to the State House of Colorado and Civic Center for sightseeing. We will then proceed to 16st Street Mall, home to some of Denver’s most historical buildings, and enjoy some free time. Lastly, we will drive to and stay overnight in the State Capitol of Wyoming, City of Cheyenne. (Tours will be staying in Denver on 7-19, 7-20, 7-24, 7-26, 7-27).

*Please book a flight that will arrive in Denver International Airport (DEN) before 12:30pm. If you can not make it by that time, you will have to go to the hotel by yourself.

Hotel: Red Lion Cheyenne or Similar

Day 2
Crazy Horse Indian Memorial – Mt. Rushmore National Memorial – Bear Country – Devil’s Tower National Monument – Gillette

Today, we will drive to Crazy Horse Indian Memorial in the morning and sightsee the world’s largest mountain carving. Created by the hands of both Americans and Natives, this monumental mountain carving stands today in honor of a true hero who fought for freedom, Crazy Horse.  The most famous icon of America, Mt. Rushmore, is our next stop. George Washington, Thomas Jefferson, Theodore Roosevelt, and Abraham Lincoln look down from their stony height and is truly a marvel to see. After that, we will drive to Bear Country next, and discover native Rocky Mountain animals up close! We will have an opportunity to see wolves, mountain lions, elk, reindeer, buffalos, and over 160 bears in this large wildlife park. Next, we will drive to the first United States national monument, Devil’s Tower. The tower rises over 1,200 feet above the valley, and the hexagonal columns that make up the tower are truly unique. Long known by Native Americans as “Bear’s Dwelling,” the tower is also featured in famous movie “Close Encounters of the Third Kind.” Lastly, we will stay overnight in Gillette, Wyoming.

Hotel: Ramada Plaza Gillette or Similar

Day 3
Rocky Mountains – Yellowstone National Park – Cody

We will drive through the Rockies in the morning and enjoy the beautiful scenery along the way- endless stretches of mountains decorated by glaciers and snow, blooming flowers, lush forests, rivers, and waterfalls all outline this picturesque view. We will then arrive in Yellowstone National Park- the world’s first national park at noon. Yellowstone is home to the world’s largest super volcano and contains over 10,000 geothermal features. Here, you can find almost everything you expect to see in a national park- snow covered mountains, waterfalls, lakes, rivers, canyons, meadows, herds of buffalo, elk, and the most amazing geothermal features in the world. Geysers, hot springs, fumaroles, and mudpots are the wonders that make Yellowstone truly unique. We will then arrive at the famous cowboy town of Cody in the afternoon. Here, you may enjoy authentic Cowboy Rodeo (only available June through August) or go to the shooting range. We will stay overnight in Cody.

Hotel: Best Western Cody or Similar

Day 4
Yellowstone National Park

We will enjoy a full day adventure in the world’s first national park, Yellowstone. We will sightsee the following locations: Grand Prismatic Spring, Fountain Paint Pot, Old Faithful Geyser, Yellowstone Grand Canyon, Yellowstone River, and Norris Geyser Basin. Wonders will be coming one after another! We will stay overnight in Cody.

Hotel: Holiday Inn Sheridan

Day 5
Yellowstone – Grand Teton National Park – Jackson – Great Salt Lake – Salt Lake City

We will continue to explore Yellowstone National Park in the morning. After, we will travel along the Snake River to Grand Teton National Park, where we will see this natural wonder's amazing view. We will then travel to Jackson, a famous cowboy town as well as a world renowned vacation destination. Here, you will have an opportunity to see the famous elk antler arches guarding the Town Square, located in the center of Jackson. Lastly, we will arrive in Salt Lake City and visit the Great Salt Lake, known as America’s Dead Sea. We will stay overnight in Salt Lake City.


Hotel: La Quinta or Similar

Day 6
Capitol Hill – Temple Square – Arches National Park

We will drive to Capitol Hill in the morning and visit the most expensive and magnificent statehouse in America, Utah State Capitol. We will take a walk in the State Capitol building and take in the architecture, sculptures, and the rich history. Our next stop is Temple Square. Here, we will follow the Mormon Missionary sisters’ lead and see the virtue kingdom for LDS church, the Temple Square, and learn the history and teachings of the LDS Church. We will then drive to Arches National Park in the afternoon, home to the world’s highest concentration of natural sandstone arches. The park covers 73,000 acres, and contains over 2,000 arches. Over time, water, ice, and erosion have shaped the region into the geological wonder it is today. Among them are Balanced Rock, Windows, the Three Gossips…You may even discover an arch yourself! Lastly, we will stay overnight in Grand Junction.

Hotel: Ramada Grand Junction or Similar

Day 7
Rocky Mountains – Vail – Red Rock Amphitheater – Denver

On our last day of the tour, we will drive across the Rockies, “the great backbone of North America,” in the morning. The Colorado Rockies is the highest stretch of the entire Rocky Mountains, and the highest point of all interstate highways in America. We will cross the continental divide and enjoy the beautiful scenery along the way! We will arrive at Vail, the best town in the Golden Triangle of the Colorado Rockies. Vail is a world-renowned vacation and ski destination, and home to world’s best ski resorts. We will then visit the Red Rock Amphitheatre, located in the Rocky Mountains overlooking the greater Denver area. Lastly, we will arrive at Denver International Airport afterwards and finish our pleasant 7-day Yellowstone and Mt. Rushmore Tour.

*Please book a flight that departs from Denver International Airport (DEN) after 5:00pm.

Attraction Admission:

    AttractionAdultChildSenior
    Bear Country$15$10$15
    Cowboy Rodeo (only available June through August)$25$25$25
    MA7 Mandatory Fee : Yellowstone + Grand Teton + Mt Rushmore + Crazy Horse + Devil's Tower + Arches + the Great Salt Lake + Fuel Surcharge$150$150$150
    Shooting range$75$75$75

Important Notes:

Tour fee includes the following unless specified otherwise in individual tours:

  • Hotel accommodation throughout the entire duration of the tour (excluding last day of the tour)
  • Round trip deluxe air-conditioned bus transportation
  • Airport transportation for tours that specify airport pickup and dropoff in the itinerary (first and last day)
  • Bilingual Tour guide (English, Mandarin, Cantonese)

Tour fee not includes the following unless specified otherwise in individual tours:

  • Meals and attraction admissions (admission prices in Optional Activities section may not be up-to-date). **Travellers are NOT allowed to use any CITY PASS or self-purchased admission tickets to join the sightseeing attractions during the tour**
  • Service Charge to tour guide and driver. USD $10.00 per day, per traveller (adult and child who takes a bus seat)
  • Airport transportation if arrival date is other than the first day of the tour, or departure date is other than the last day of the tour
  • Personal expenses, baggage handling fee at the airport and hotel
  • Travel Insurance
  • Any visa application fee

Tour Cancellation:

  • 90% refund for cancellations made at least 15 days before departure date
  • 75% refund for cancellations made 8-14 days before departure date
  • 50% refund for cancellations made 4-7 days before departure date
  • No refund for cancellations made 3 days or less prior to departure or "No Show" on the date of tour

Please refer to  Terms and Conditions and User Agreement for complete details