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Mountains to Monuments Private Tour

Pricing

Starting at $7,950 per person, based on double occupancy.

Price is estimated based on two guests with double occupancy 3-star accommodations. Pricing varies based on travel dates, number of guests, type of accommodations, amount of activities, length of tour.

Please Email or call (435) 940-4212 for a personal quote for your specific group size.

Overview

Itinerary

Day 1: Monday • Arrival Day: Fly into Jackson Hole

Your guide will be at the airport ready for you when you arrive. They will take you to your hotel.

Day 2: Tuesday • Privately Guided Tour Of Grand Teton National Park

Rising above a scene rich with extraordinary wildlife, pristine lakes, and alpine terrain, the Teton Range stands as a monument to the beauty of nature. Grand Teton National Park includes much of the Teton Range and features over two hundred miles of trails, dozens of crystal lakes and the meandering Snake River.

Ride along the Gros Ventre River Scenic Drive. Then, capture your own image of Moulton Barn, the most photographed barn in America. Take a short walk to see where the Mormon Pioneers took their trek across the Teton Valley.

A scenic cruise on Jenny Lake is sure to be one of the highlights of your trip to the Grand Teton National Park. The cruise takes approximately 1 hour. You will learn about the history and geology of the area as well as the flora and fauna around the lake. The photo opportunities on the cruise are second to none, as you will be directly below the Cathedral Group when on the lake.

Day 3: Wednesday • Travel From Jackson To West Yellowstone

Enjoy the beautiful drive from Jackson to West Yellowstone. Take the more scenic route through Yellowstone National Park. Traveling on Highway-191 you will see spectacular scenery. Visit mud pots that bubble, geysers that spout and vents that steam in Yellowstone National Park's Upper Geyser Basin. The area contains the world's greatest of hot springs and over 150 geysers.

Day 4: Thursday • Grand Canyon Of The Yellowstone

Admire the Upper and Lower Falls within Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone. Lower Falls plunges 308 feet into the Yellowstone River, twice the height of Niagara Falls. Explore wildlife-rich area, home to elk, bison, moose and wolf populations. Follow the paths surrounding Yellowstone Lake to enjoy the beauty and serenity of the largest alpine lake in North America. Continue on to Cody, Wyoming. Enjoy an evening dinner & show at the Cody Cattle Company.

The Cody Cattle Company is a privately owned 11,500 square foot western styled event venue located in Cody, Wyoming operating since 2009. It is best known for nightly performances by musician Ryan Martin and his band through the summer tourist season. The hour long shows are complemented by a high quality family style dinner.

Day 5: Friday • Buffalo Bill Center Of The West

Star the day by exploring the Buffalo Bill Center of the West. The Buffalo Bill Center of the West in Cody, Wyoming is bigger than you think. Five world-class museums covering the size of five football fields take you back in time to a world of cowboys and cowgirls, Plains Indians, and rugged, untouched landscapes.

With five world-class museums under one roof and a wealth of after hours programs and experiences, you’ll create one-of-a-kind memories. It is time to saddle up and ride into the Wild West. Travel from Cody to buffalo WY, making your way through the wild west and the Big Horn National Forest. Overnight in Buffalo, WY. This will be an evening to relax from the travel day.

Day 6: Saturday • Travel From Buffalo To Deadwood

Devil's Tour is an astounding geologic feature that protrudes out of the prairie surrounding the Black Hills. It is considered sacred by Northern Plains Indians and indigenous people. Hundreds of parallel cracks make it one of the finest crack climbing areas in North America. Devils Tower entices us to learn more, explore more and define our place in the natural and cultural world. Make a stop at the Buffalo Vore Jump on your way to Deadwood. Discovered during the construction of Highway I-90 in the early 1970's, the Vore site is a natural sinkhole that was used as a bison trap from about 1500 to 1800 A.D.

The Wild West town of Deadwood was born when prospectors came across a gulch full of dead trees and a creek full of gold. The entire town is a National Historic Landmark. The town's roots go back to 1876 when outlaws, gamblers and gunslingers like Wild Bill Hickok, Calamity Jane and Poker Alice came to town looking for gold and a good time Calamity Jane and Seth Bullock roamed the streets.

Day 7: Sunday • Travel From Deadwood To Rapid City - Badlands National Park

Travel from Deadwood though Rapid City to Badlands National Park. The rugged beauty of the Badlands draws visitors from around the world. These striking geologic deposits contain one of the world’s richest fossil beds. Ancient horses and rhinos once roamed here. The park’s 244,000 acres protect an expanse of mixed-grass prairie where bison, bighorn sheep, prairie dogs, and black-footed ferrets live today. Possible stops today could include the Prairie House, Wall Drug Store, and the Minuteman Missile National Historic Site before returning to Rapid City.

Day 8: Monday • Explore Black Hills- Mammoth Site

Enjoy the Black Hills of South Dakota. Start by discovering The Mammoth Site in Hot Springs, South Dakota. You can tour this indoor active dig site and view Ice Age fossils. Next stop, we will stop and explore the Wind Cave National Park. With slightly more than 140 miles of passageways, it’s the sixth longest cave on Earth. New miles of cave are discovered every year. The caverns here feature an impressive collection of boxwork—a honeycomb-like pattern composed of thin calcite fins and other geologic formations.

Before returning to town, we will stop at Custer State Park. Encompassing 71,000 acres in the Black Hills, Custer State Park is home to abundant wildlife and adventure; camping, hiking, biking, swimming, fishing, or relaxing, there’s something here for everyone

Day 9: Tuesday • Explore Mt. Rushmore

Mount Rushmore National Memorial is a massive sculpture carved into Mount Rushmore in the Black Hills region of South Dakota. The sculpture was completed in 1941 and have roughly 60-ft.-high granite faces depict U.S. presidents George Washington, Thomas Jefferson, Theodore Roosevelt and Abraham Lincoln. It truly is a site to see and admire. There are interactive museums the guests can experience as well on site. Next stop for the day is the Crazy Horse Memorial.

This memorial is a mountain monument under construction on privately held land in the Black Hills, in Custer County, South Dakota, United States. It will depict the Oglala Lakota warrior, Crazy Horse, riding a horse and pointing to his tribal land. Enjoy a spectacular drive through pine and spruce forests, meadows surrounded by birch and aspen, and rugged granite mountains.

Day 10: Wednesday • Departure Day: Fly Out Of Rapid City, South Dakota

Depending on group's departing flight times, enjoy a visit to Bear Country, USA. Enjoy this seasonal drive-through wildlife park from the comfort of your own vehicle observe black bears, elk, mountain lions, buffalo, reindeer and other wildlife in their natural environment. After you drive, take a wildlife walk around our area where you can view park offspring, smaller animals and the must-see baby bears.

Afterwards, your guide will take you to the Rapid City Regional Airport. They will be sure that you have plenty of time before your departure.

Designated Tour Planner
Professional Private Guide
Private Vehicle Transportation
All National and State Park Entrance Fees
Entrance fees to attractions
Breakfasts (when not included with accommodations)
Lunches on all Tour Days
All Guest Accommodations
Gourmet Snacks and Refreshments

Guest Airfare
Guest Dinners
Excursion Guides Gratuity (customarily 10-20%)
Utah Luxury Tour Guide Gratuity (customarily $150-$250 per day)
Hotel Incidentals (guest will be required to present credit card at hotels for incidentals upon check in)

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