6-Day Yellowstone, Mt. Rushmore, Independence Rock and Salt Lake City Bus Tour from Salt Lake City with Airport Transfer (2 Overnights in Yellowstone National Park)

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Tour Code : SLC60241A

Departure City : Salt Lake City

Duration : 6 day(s) 5 night(s)

Availability : Wed. Sat.

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Highlight :

Yellowstone National Park, Grand Teton National Park; Mt. Rushmore*, Cowboy Museum, Crazy Horse*, Independence Rock; Jackson Hole; Salt Lake City, Mormon Temple, State Capitol, Great Salt Lake*, Hill Aerospace Museum*

The following departure dates staying two nights in Yellowstone National Park: 5/20, 5/27, 6/10, 6/17, 6/24, 7/1, 7/8, 7/19, 7/22, 7/26, 8/2, 8/5, 8/9, 8/16, 8/23, 8/26

This tour picks up and drops off at Salt Lake City airport (SLC).

Itinerary

Day 1 : Hometown - Salt Lake City

Depart for Salt Lake City. Begin the tour by visiting Mormon Temple, and having a brief city tour.

Please arrange your flights to arrive at Salt Lake City airport (SLC) before 1:00 pm. If your arrival is later than that, please take the free Red Lion Hotel shuttle to the hotel. Check in by yourself and have free time in the afternoon. Meet your tour guide at lobby in the evening. Please see the Departure and Return info for details.
Standard Hotel (2 star to 3 star): Red Lion Hotel or similar

Day 2 : Salt Lake City - Emigration Canyon - Independence Rock - Casper

Depart from hotel, drive along the Emigration Canyon into Echo Canyon, visit the once traveled Oregon Trail. The trail represents the only corridor to the West. 1843 was known as "The great migration" and over the next 25 years more than a half million people went west on the Trail. The highlights of the trail also includes: the historical landmarks of Independence Rock, Devil's Gate. Overnight stay in Casper.

Standard Hotel (2 star to 3 star): Best Western or similar

Day 3 : Casper - Crazy Horse Memorial - Mt. Rushmore - Gillette

Depart for Crazy Horse sculpture in the morning. Followed by Mt. Rushmore National Monument, where the mountain was sculptured into faces of the four formal U.S. Presidents: George Washington, Thomas Jefferson, Theodore Roosevelt, and Abraham Lincoln. Then drive to Gillette.

Standard Hotel (2 star to 3 star): Howard Johnson or similar

Day 4 : Gillette - Yellowstone National Park

In the morning, we are heading to the Cowboy Museum. This museum tells the story of the Indians, including their cultures, traditions, values and histories. Then we continue to Yellowstone National Park and arrive at the Mammoth Hot Springs this afternoon to view the multi-colored lava flow from extinct volcanoes. Examine fossilized trees, and catch the glimmer of beautiful Lake in the secluded woods. Overnight at Yellowstone Park.

Standard Hotel (2 star to 3 star): Mammoth Hot Springs Hotel or similar

Day 5 : Yellowstone National Park

After breakfast, continue our Yellowstone tour. First of its kind, Yellowstone is the home to world’s largest super volcano and over 10,000 natural landscapes. Here you will find everything you expect to see in a national park: snow covered mountains, waterfalls, lakes, meadows, herds of buffaloes, elks…and on top of that, the geysers, hot springs, fumaroles and mud pots. Try to spot a bear or a bald eagle from your luxury coach in this largest sanctuary of wildlife in the country! Overnight in Yellowstone.

Standard Hotel (2 star to 3 star): Lake Yellowstone Hotel and Cabins or similar

Day 6 : Yellowstone National Park - Grand Teton National Park - Salt Lake City

In the morning drive along the Snake River to the Grand Teton National Park and also the Bear World. Then proceed to cowboy town ----- Jackson Hole in the afternoon. You can enjoy free leisure time to walk around town and have lunch in Jackson Hole. We will visit the Hill Aerospace Museum on the way. Continue head south along the Great Salt Lake to go back to Salt Lake City. Arrive to Salt Lake City in the afternoon and have a pleasant flight back to hometown.

Please schedule flight to depart from Salt Lake City airport (SLC) after 7:00 pm.

Departure and Return info.:

  1. Please arrange your flights to arrive at Salt Lake City airport (SLC) before 1:00 pm. We will have a city tour when you meet the tour guide.
  2. If your arrival is later than that, please take the free Red Lion Hotel shuttle to the hotel. Check in time can not be earlier than 3:00 pm. And you will have free time in the afternoon. Meet your tour guide at lobby in the evening.
  3. Please arrange your flight departs from Salt Lake City airport (SLC) after 7:00 pm. If you do need this free service, please leave us a note on the comment section during checkout process.

Pricing

All other departure dates:

Single Double (per person) Third Person Fourth Person
Adult Kid* Adult Kid*
$1,026 $628 $60 $60 $488 $488

*Kid ages 2-9 yr old, infant less than 2 yr old join the tour for FREE if NOT occupied a bus seat.

 

 

 

Dates that overnight inside of the Yellowstone National Park (5/20, 5/27, 6/10, 6/17, 6/24, 7/1, 7/8, 7/19, 7/22, 7/26, 8/2, 8/5, 8/9, 8/16, 8/23, 8/26):

Single Double (per person) Third Person Fourth Person
Adult Kid* Adult Kid*
$1,226 $728 $60 $60 $488 $488

*Kid ages 2-9 yr old, infant less than 2 yr old join the tour for FREE if NOT occupied a bus seat.

 

Price for Single Occupancy applies when one person stays in one standard hotel room.

Price for Double/Triple/Quadruple Occupancy applies when two/three/four people stay in one standard hotel room respectively. Thus, result in a lower per person price.

Maximum 4 guests in each hotel room (incl. kid and infant). Each standard hotel room comes with TWO full sizes or ONE queen size bed. Triple/Quadruple price does not guarantee a third/fourth bed in the room since each room is equipped with 2 beds. Roll-a-ways beds are regulations of each hotel; you are responsible for paying the additional cost for roll-a-way bed. Please check the availability at the time of check-in.


BUY 2 GET 1 FREE Promotion Rules:

The third guest joins the tour for FREE on share room basis with a $60 processing fee. (Except applicable admission fee, service charge and fuel surcharge)

Tour fares may be increased during public holidays and long weekends.

Late Cancellation or NO show of the Free-Fare passenger will result in $468 penalty fee for the reserved bus seat. The other participating passenger in the reservation is responsible for paying the penalty fee to the tour escort prior departure.

All other reschedule, change, and cancellation please refer to the Standard Cancellation and Refund Policy.


Price Includes:

  1. Ground transportation via deluxe Air-Conditioned and Lavatory Equipped motorcoach with complimentary pick-up and drop-off at chosen location. To insure fewer passengers operation, 15 seats minibus may be substituted.
  2. Passenger insurance while on board motorcoach. Due to motorcoach insurance policy, passengers over 2 years of age must purchase ticket in order to occupy seats.
  3. 5 night(s) hotel accommodation.
  4. Professional tour escort.
  5. Taxes included.

Price Excludes:

  1. All meals or drinks during the trip, but our tour escort will arrange for these.
  2. Personal room expenses such as hotel room services and meal, telephone calls, laundry services, on demand TV shows etc.
  3. Any private expenses such as airfare or any related transportation to the pick-up location, visa fee, travel document etc.
  4. Service fee for tour escort and driver: Minimum $9 per passenger per day.
  5. A mandatory entrance ticket package for all National Park Admissions, Great Salt Lake, Crazy Horse, Air Museum and must be paid on tour.
  6. Optional admission fees to all attractions are listed below. Prices are subject to change without prior notices.

Optional Activities:

Attractions Adult Kid
Entrance Ticket Package (Mandatory) $75 $75

Special Notes


Language:

All tours are escorted by professional bi- or multi-lingual tour guides and/or drivers guide. For driver guide tour, the language will be limited to English/Chinese.

 

 

Prior to booking your tour, it is your responsibility to read and all information related to your tour products listed under these Itinerary, Pricing, Special Notes and FAQ tabs. Terms and Conditions, Cancellation and Refund Policy can be found on the bottom of every webpage.

 

 


Trip Reservation Process:

All tours are open for early booking. It is recommended that customers should book tour at least two weeks before departure date. Bus seats will be pre-assigned after payment is made based on a first come first served basis. The following flowchart summarized the booking process.

process

 

 

  1. After you submitting your reservation online, you will receive a Pre-Order email within a couple of hours.
  2. Within 2 business days, we will send you a confirmation email to confirm your reservation of the trip. In this email, you could find the detailed boarding time and location of the trip, contact information of local service provider. Please print out this email with E-TICKET number as the boarding pass for the trip. Also, you can login to our website http://www.tripedition.com/index.php?route=account/login to check the status of your order.
  3. At the departure date, simply print out the E-TICKET if you have not already done so, and present it with your valid photo ID. Please note that this E-TICKET is the only proof of your purchase of the tour.
  4. Please make sure you have received our Final Confirmation Letter email with your E-ticket number before booking air tickets, extended hotel stays and etc., if applicable.

 

 

Your reservation is always subject to confirmation by email normally within two business days. Promotional offers such as BUY 2 GET 1 FREE and BUY 2 GET 2 FREE are provided and confirmed only on an availability basis. In the rare events (such as booking ONE day prior to the departure day), your reservation can not be confirmed by the service provider, a full refund will be credited back to your account.

The order of day-to-day itinerary is adjustable depending on tour start date of the week. For the detailed arrangement, please email or call the local service provider prior to departure date to re-confirm. Their contact info will be listed in your final confirmation email.

We reserve the right to change the hotel to another of equal or better standard than the hotel mentioned in the itineraries.

Depending on the number of passengers booked for a particular departure, tours may be combined to ensure fewer passengers operation.

We do not recommend infants younger than 2 years of age to join the tours, since our tour guides are not specially trained to provide service to these types of passengers and cannot be responsible for their well being.

 

 


Boarding Tips and Travel Documents:

If your flight is delayed or cancelled, please call the tour guide or our customer service at 1-888-503-6377 ASAP to reschedule the pickup. Please note, if your arrives after the free pickup time due to delayed flight, there will be a fee charged for the picking up.

All passengers must show E-TICKET (the boarding pass) for boarding.

Passengers are held solely responsible for their own valid travel documents.

 

 


Travel Insurance:

We are not responsible for any occur on or during the tour. It is optional that passengers to purchase travel insurance. By accepting our policy, passenger should agree that we shall hold no responsibilities includes but not limited to the following unforeseeable events such as weather, accident, bus break down, sickness, theft, itinerary changes, delays or cancellation. We are strongly advising you to purchase travel insurance before departure to insure compensations for the unexpected causes above. Such travel insurance can be purchased through third party insurance suppliers.

 

 

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Frequently Asked Questions


Will the bus wait for me if I’m late?

Sorry. Tour buses will depart on time. Please be understandable this is a group tour, we have to satisfy the entire group for a smooth operation of the tour. We recommend you arrive at the departure location 15-30 minutes prior the depart time.


Is the drop-off location the same as boarding location for all Tripedition tours?

The tours usually pick-up and drop-off at the same locations unless otherwise stated in the tour Departure and Return Info page.


What happens if I forgot to bring proper travel documents on the boarding day (Passport, Green card, Visa, etc.)?

You can NOT board the bus. The tour guide shall check anyone's proper travel documents prior boarding. Bear in mind, when you can NOT board for this reason, this also triggers the reschedule fee or cancellation penalty. Please refer to the Special Notes section of your booked tour for proper travel documents.


How many pieces of baggage am I allowed to bring?

We recommend two pieces of standard sized baggage per passenger due to the load limitation of the motorcoach. If the tour is operated by 14 seats minibus, only ONE piece per passenger is allowed.


Is there a restroom on the bus?

Yes, only for motorcoach buses. However, we recommend the use of lavatory when there is a personal emergency. All our local service providers, try to maintain a clean environment on the bus, therefore, the bus will make rest stops along the way (every 2-3 hours) at highway service area. If you need to use the lavatory on the way, you may ask the tour guide to open it for your use.


What can we do if we choose not to go on the optional activities?

Optional activities are booked through the tour guide while you are on the tour. If you do not wish to participate in certain tour activities, you can hang around the tourist attraction as you like to. The tour guide will inform guests on the return time to the tour bus before he/she dismisses the group.


We are vegetarians, should I join the tour?

Definitely Yes. Meal breaks will be arranged at hotels, various ethnic restaurants, food courts, and fast food restaurants. There should be vegetarian food for you to choose from the menus.

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