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Yellowstone Active Escape

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Tour style - Cycling, Active & Adrenaline, Trekking/Hiking, Wildlife & Nature

6 days

For the active traveller who loves the outdoors, there is simply no bigger playground than Yellowstone National Park. Imagine biking in Jackson Hole Valley, kayaking Yellowstone Lake, and hiking the upper Geyser Basin to Old Faithful. Hike at Jenny Lake, explore Teton National Park, and experience wilderness in a whole new way on a Wildlife Float Trip. The days are full, but with nights in comfortable hotels and lodges in or near the parks, you’ll be rested – and inspired – for the next adventure.
  • Day 1 Jackson (1L,1D)

    Welcome meeting at 8.00am, then transfer to Yellowstone National Park. Visit the most famous and celebrated geyser in the world: Old Faithful! It was named by the very first official expedition to Yellowstone, the Washborn Expedition of 1870. The Old Faithful area is also home of the Upper Geyser Basin, containing the largest concentration, nearly one quarter, of all the geysers in the world. Hike among the most colourful hot springs and spouting geysers, including Morning Glory Pool and Biscuit Geyser Basin. Experience the eruption of one of the most powerful cone geyser’s, Old Faithful with a maximum height that ranges from 90 to 184 feet. Picnic lunch at Gibbon River. Continue your Yellowstone journey to the hottest and most changeable thermal area in the National Park: Norris Geyser Basin! Discover the tallest active geyser, colorful hot springs and microscopic life as you hike through the hissing steams of the Porcelain and Back Basin. End this wonderful day at Mammoth Hot Springs. With a little luck you will be surrounded by numerous elk relaxing in the shade of the Mammoth Hot Springs Lodge. Estimated Travel Time to Mammoth Hot Springs: 7 hours (including stops) Approximate Distance: 225 km/140 miles

  • Day 2 Yellowstone National Park (1B,1L)

    Rise with the sun and discover Lamar Valley with a guided wildlife viewing tour. Lamar Valley is known for one of the richest population of wildlife in North America including the famous grizzly bears, black bears, grey wolves, bald eagles, elk, antelope and bison. Keep your eyes peeled and with a little luck you may experience one of the best wildlife viewings possible! Return to Mammoth Hot Springs for lunch before exploring Terrace Mountain at Mammoth Hot Springs, the largest known carbonate-depositing spring in the world. Be in awe as you take a walk back in time and explore what thousands of years created beneath your feet. Continue your journey to the most breathtaking sight in the National Park: the Grand Canyon of Yellowstone! Witness the powerful force of the Yellowstone River that created falls up to 300 ft high over thousands of years. Enjoy several hikes including Brinks of Lower Falls, Brinks of Upper falls, Artist Point and Uncle Tom’s Trail for the most spectacular views of this amazing canyon! Our day ends at Yellowstone Lake Lodge (two nights). Estimated Travel Time to Yellowstone NP: 4 hours (including stops) Approximate Distance: 242 km/150 miles

  • Day 3 Yellowstone National Park (1B,1L)

    An unforgettable Yellowstone experience awaits you with a full day kayaking tour on the largest freshwater lake above 7,000 feet: the Yellowstone Lake! Explore the West Thumb Geyser Basin with many geothermal features on land and under water as you paddle around the shoreline. Enjoy a picnic lunch before you enter your kayak again and explore the rocky shores and catch glimpses of more spectacular scenery and wildlife! Estimated Travel Time: 4 hours (including kayaking) Approximate Distance: 80 km/50 miles

  • Day 4 Grand Teton National Park (1B,1L)

    Leaving Yellowstone behind we make our way back to Grand Teton National Park. Leaving the main road our journey takes us to one of the most dramatic and spectacular views in the National Park. Reaching an altitude of over 7000 feet, Signal Mountain provides an amazing view over the Grand Teton Range and the Snake River. Our next destination is Jenny Lake, a beautiful blue mountain lake set in the heart of Grand Teton National Park. A shuttle boat takes us across the lake to the starting point of one of the best known trails in the park. Our first stop is Hidden Falls, tumbling down a broad cascade before we continue a short trail to Inspiration Point, awaiting us with a great view of Jenny Lake beneath our feet. We return by boat and have the afternoon free for optional horseback riding or exploring the town of Jackson. Our day ends with a visit to one of the best Rodeos in North America. Estimated Travel Time to Jackson: 6 hours (including hiking) Approximate Distance: 242 km/150 miles

  • Day 5 Grand Teton National Park (1B,1D)

    In the morning sit back and relax as you take a guided scenic wildlife viewing float trip. Spend a warm summer day on the beautiful Snake River where you're bound to see wildlife such as beaver, moose, elk and bald eagle in their natural habitat and experience unparalleled views of the Teton mountain range. Lunch on own in Jackson. In the afternoon we take a 10-15 mile bike tour in Grand Teton National Park. It follows the Spread Creek Drainage thru incredible mountain meadows and aspen groves. The tour is a combination of dirt service roads and single-track routes. Returning back to Jackson we will enjoy a last dinner in town and there is time for an optional drink at one of the most famous saloons in the Rockies: The One Million Dollar Saloon! Estimated Travel Time: 4 hours (including stops) Approximate Distance: 121 km/75 miles

  • Day 6 Grand Teton National Park (1B)

    In the morning take the Aerial Tram to the top of Rendezvous Mtn. Ride the cable to the sky 4.139 vertical feet in 9 minutes for an experience you’ll never forget. Enjoy great views and more opportunities to see wildlife as you stand on top of the world. Hike around the summit then take the 7 mile trail back down to the bottom. Enjoy a last lunch before it is time to travel to Jackson where our adventure ends at approx 5pm. Estimated Travel Time: Jackson - Mt Rendezvous - Jackson: 1 hour Approximate Distance: 80 km/50 miles

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