- Let's explore the natural beauty of two national parks: Yellowstone and the Grand Teton
- Travel over to the magnificent Old Faithful Geyser and Artist Point
- Discover all the highlights of Yellowstone for an unforgettable tour
- Visit two of the best photographic places at Antelope Canyon and Horseshoe bend
- Take a look at The powerful and amazing Grand Prismatic Hot Spring
Duration: 7 day
Departure City: San Francisco, Sacramento
End City: San Francisco
Tour Type: Bus/Coach
DAY1 - San Francisco - Sacramento - Elko
Today will depart from San Francisco and head east towards Nevada! We make the first sightseeing stop at the Sacramento State House of California. Following we will drive over to the Donner Pass afterwards and enjoy the desert views along the way! We spend the night in Elko Nevada.
DAY2 - Elko - Yellowstone National Park
Today we will depart from Elko and head east to Yellowstone National Park! First of its kind, Yellowstone is home to world’s largest super volcano and over 10,000 geothermal features. Here, you can find everything you expect to see in a National Park! Snow covered mountains, waterfalls, lakes, rivers, canyons, meadows, herds of buffalos, elks and the most amazing geothermal features in the world! Geysers, hot springs, fumaroles, and mud pots are the true wonders that make Yellowstone truly unique.
Elko → Yellowstone National Park (3 hours, Head to visit Palette, Grand Prismatic Hot Spring, Old Faithful Geyser, Fountain Trail, Morning Glory and other attractions. The tour guide will be adjusted according to the actual situation of the day, please refer to the actual arrangement.)
DAY3 - Yellowstone National Park - Grand Teton National Park - Jackson - Pocatello
Today we will continue to explore Yellowstone National Park this morning! Afterwards, we travel along the Snake River and arrive at Grand Teton National Park, where we see nature’s true wonders with an amazing view. Following, we will drive to Jackson, a famous cowboy town as well as a world’s renowned vacation destination. Be sure to visit the Elk Antler Arches Square which is located in the center of Jackson!
West Yellowstone → Yellowstone National Park (5 hours, Head to visit Norris Geyser Basin, Upper Falls, Artist's Point, Hayden Valley, Mud Volcano, Fishing Bridge, West Thumb Geyser and other attractions. The arrangement of attractions will be adjusted according to the actual situation of the day) → Grand Teton National Park (60 mins) → Jackson → Elk Antler Arches Park (30 mins) → Pocatello
DAY4 - Salt Lake City - Canyonlands National Park
On this lovely morning, we will depart for the Great Salt Lake State Marina which is also known as “America’s Dead Sea.” Following, we will drive to Capitol Hill and visit the most expensive and magnificent State House in America, the Utah State Capitol! Then, we will take a walk in the State Capitol building, to explore the architecture, sculptures and the rich history behind it. In addition, we will explore Temple Square! Here, we will follow the Mormon Missionary sisters’ lead and see the virtue kingdom for LDS church. We will learn all about the history and teachings of the LDS Church. Finally, we will arrive at Canyonlands National Park.
Great Salt Lake (20 mins) → Utah State Capitol (30 mins) → Temple Square (40 mins) → Canyonlands National Park (60 mins)
DAY5 - Arches National Park - Monument Valley - Page
In the morning we will be headed to Arches National Park! Here, you can enjoy seeing the world’s highest concentration of natural sandstone arches. You can also observe the thousands of years of erosion by ice, water, and wind that have created this unique landscape. After lunch, we will continue our trip to Monument Valley, where huge columnar monumental rocks stand sky high! Monument Valley is featured in many famous movies and advertisements. You may take a jeep tour to explore more about the valley at your own cost.
Arches National Park → Monument Valley → Page
DAY6 - Antelope Canyon - Horseshoe Bend - Las Vegas
Enjoy a scenic ride on the Colorado Plateau this morning towards Antelope Canyon! We will be passing by the Glen Canyon Dam, which holds back Lake Powell. Lake Powell is nation's second-largest artificial lake which is surrounded by 96 side canyons. Antelope Canyon is one of the top ten sites in the world for photography! It is composed of upper and lower canyons; the upper canyon is the Navajo word for "water through the rocks" and lower canyon means "arch-shaped spiral rock." Here, visitors are always amazed by this wavy canyon rock formation! Following, we will drive to Horseshoe Bend which is one of the top ten locations in the United States for photography by National Geographic! Next we will drive to Lake Powell and enjoy a boat tour on this picturesque lake surrounded by blue sky and red rock canyons! Finally, we will arrive at the world’s capital for Entertainment in Las Vegas in the afternoon.
Page → Glen Canyon (pass by, visit Lake Powell on the bus) → Horseshoe Bend (60 mins) → Antelope Canyon (optional, 90 mins) → Las Vegas
DAY7 - Las Vegas - San Francisco
Today will conclude our amazing tour. We will be departing from Las Vegas and heading back to San Francisco.
Las Vegas → San Francisco
06:30AM - San Francisco - Fairfield Inn & Suites by Marriott San Francisco Airport
07:15AM - San Francisco - 99 Ranch Market San Jose