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Teton National Park, Wyoming, USA

Self-Drive Grand Teton & Yellowstone



8 Days

Prices Start from

$3,810pp (ex. flights)

Suitable for

Couples Adventure Traveller Solo Traveller Photographers Families

Explore the geothermal wonders of iconic Yellowstone National Park, as well as the far less frequented Grand Teton National Park, all in the company of a local guide who knows the secret places and off-the-beaten-track spots for opportune wildlife-watching.

Key Highlights of this Itinerary

Kayak the calm waters of the Snake River 1

Float the Snake River

Atop a traditional wooden drift boat, float down the Snake River and brunch in a secluded tipi.

Grand Prismatic, Yellowstone National Park, USA 2

Explore Yellowstone

Discover the geysers, geothermal features and hot springs of iconic Yellowstone.

Bull Elk Bulging, Yellowstone Nationa Park, Wyoming, USA 3

Scout for Wildlife

Explore the wilderness of the national parks at dawn in search of moose, elk, wolves and bears.

Teton National Park, Wyoming, USA 4

Discover Grand Teton

Hike the lush meadows of Grand Teton, passing alpine lakes and snow-capped peaks.

Why we like it

Suited to outdoor enthusiasts with their sights set on making the most of their time in Yellowstone and Grand Teton National Parks, this is an adventure-filled trip that bypasses the notion of packing many destinations in to one trip in favour of amplifying time spent exploring two areas in depth. With time spent in the company of an expert private guide, but mostly travelling independently, this journey offers absolute freedom of discovery. Without rushing on to the next landscape, venture to the steaming thermal pools and bubbling mud volcanoes for longer, more adrenaline-packed days. This journey brings about the extraordinary opportunity to search for the moose, wolves, elk and black bears that live in these parks, and offers a multitude of US unique experiences along the way.

Explore our suggested itinerary

  • Day 1
    Bozeman - Yellowstone National Park
  • Days 2-3
    Yellowstone National Park
  • Day 4
    Yellowstone National Park - Jackson Hole
  • Days 5-8
    Grand Teton National Park

Now for the details

Grand Prismatic Spring, Yellowstone National Park, Wyoming, USA
Grand Prismatic Spring, Yellowstone National Park, Wyoming, USA

Yellowstone: Private Guiding & Independent Exploring

Begin this journey travelling independently through Yellowstone National Park, famous for its steaming thermal pools, bubbling mud volcanoes and the world-renowned Old Faithful Geyser. Spend a full day exploring with a local expert guide who can interpret the wildlife and geothermal features and take you far from the crowds to unveil the hidden secrets of the landscape. During a visit to this park, it is possible to see grizzly bears, wolves, bison, elk and many other animals in their natural setting.

Private Tented Camping, Yellowstone National Park, USA
Private Tented Camping, Yellowstone National Park, USA

Camping in Yellowstone

We can arrange private luxury camping within Yellowstone, on remote sites set far away from the busy areas. Travel with an expert naturalist guide to the lesser known hot spots that are prime for wildlife-watching, avoiding the busiest spots and the most crowded times of day. Hand-crafted dinners, secluded sunsets over the meadow and spectacular nighttime stargazing are the real highlights. To take your trip to the next level, we can arrange anything from behind-the-scenes tours of the Grizzly and Wolf Discovery Centre to off-the-beaten-path horseback trail rides with a local wrangler. Additionally, you might like to try a kayak paddling adventure on Yellowstone Lake, wolf tracking experience with a naturalist or private boat charter.

Teton National Park, Wyoming, USA
Teton National Park, Wyoming, USA
Bull Moose, Grand Teton National Park, USA
Bull Moose, Grand Teton National Park, USA

Private Guiding in the Grand Tetons

Grand Teton National Park, far less visited than its geothermal neighbour, is home to the mighty snow-capped Teton Range and equally remarkable wildlife. In the company of a private guide, journey at daybreak to Moose-Wilson Road, an opportune place to view elk, beavers, black bears and, of course, moose. On another early morning, rise early to take a wildlife-viewing trip down the Snake River on a traditional wooden drift boat, stopping for a picnic brunch at a riverside tipi camp.

Guided Horse Riding, Grand Teton National Park, Wyoming, USA
Guided Horse Riding, Grand Teton National Park, Wyoming, USA

Extraordinary Experiences in Grand Tetons

To further customise your National Park adventure, we can arrange a bike ride over less travelled paved and dirt roads, a mindful yoga session against a mountain backdrop or a visit to see a master horse whisperer establish a relationship with a troubled horse. Authentic cowboy workshops, junior ranger programmes and clear night sky stargazing experience in the company of an expert astronomer are just some of the memorable options to fill your days in the Grand Tetons.

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All the way through the process - from us explaining what we wanted through to the programme that Roxy created - everything was excellent. Roxy understood our requirements perfectly and created a trip that exactly fitted the bill.

Destination: USA
Travel Expert: Roxy

From my first conversation with Roxy, it was clear that her knowledge was very good indeed. She listened to our ideas and created a fantastic bespoke holiday for us, and the pre-trip information was first class.

Destination: USA
Travel Expert: Roxy

A note on price

Prices will vary depending on the time of year you are travelling. Prices do not include international flights. Please ask one of our Travel Experts for an accurate quote. Flights purchased through Steppes Travel departing from the UK are ATOL protected.

This Itinerary
From $3,810 Per person

When to travel

USA in July

Being one of the hottest months of the year, with temperatures regularly reaching 28°C in the big cities, July remains a peak time to visit the US.

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