Yellowstone and Rocky Mountain Camping 7 Day Tour

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  • 7 Day TourGuided Tour
  • DepartsSelect Sundays, June-September
  • Duration 7 days
  • TransportationComfortable transport aboard a mini-coach

Yellowstone and Rocky Mountain Camping Tour

Las Vegas – Bryce – Salt Lake City – Grand Tetons – Yellowstone National Park – Rocky Mountains – Valley of Fire – Las Vegas

Immerse yourself in the amazing desert and mountain landscapes of the National Parks of Nevada, Utah, and Wyoming. See the parks’ picturesque views and hike the rugged trails on this amazing week-long guided camping adventure!

Weather permitting. Some activities are not accessible in extreme weather or due to road closures. Every attempt will be made to find comparable activities if these options are not available during your trip.

This tour runs select Sundays, June-September (you can also check out our Winter 3-day tour November-April, and our 7-day Southwest Highlights tour ).

Departure

8:00 am pickup from the Mirage Hotel Tour Bus pick up area

Highlights

  • Enjoy hikes in Bryce, Grand Teton & Yellowstone National Parks
  • Search for bears, wolves, moose & more
  • Explore pioneer history and stay in a comfortable hotel in Salt Lake City, Utah
  • Soak in Rocky Mountain scenery from Lake Provo
  • Photograph the striking Aztec sandstone in Valley of Fire State Park
  • Witness Old Faithful and other geologic wonders of Yellowstone

Price Includes

  • Complimentary pick up/drop off from the Mirage Hotel
  • Experienced and knowledgeable Tour Guide
  • Transportation in a modern 14 passenger tour bus/ SUV or minivan (fully air conditioned)
  • Camping accommodation – use of a two person tent and foam sleeping pad if camping option selected.
  • Park admissions
  • Incredible wildlife viewing opportunities

Price Excludes

  • $180 local food/hotel kitty to cover camping meals and one night hotel stay in Salt Lake City – payable at tour pickup.
  • Gratuities not included (15% suggested)
  • Visit the Grizzly bear and Wolf Discovery Center approx $10 per person. Book this option with your tour guide.

Why We Love This Tour

“You will get to experience such personal connections with the wildlife when you’re in Yellowstone and the Rocky Mountains. I don’t think I’ll ever forget the first time I went hiking and discovered a wild buffalo walking across the plains. It truly took my breath away.”

Lauren Chouinard
Digital Marketing Manager

Itinerary

Sample Itineraries: Please note that due to rapidly-changing conditions (weather, crowds, traffic) and our small-group size, we allow our guides the flexibility to tailor your itinerary to best suit the needs of the group. While we guarantee to provide the highlights & inclusions within this itinerary, we do not guarantee them in this specific order.

Day 1 Las Vegas to Bryce Canyon National Park via Cedar Breaks

A beautiful drive today takes us to a 10,000 ft summit through Cedar Breaks for spectacular views of ancient lava flows and the Sevier River Valley below.

You’ll arrive in Bryce Canyon National Park in time for a delicious rim side picnic lunch and a full afternoon of hiking. Choose a relaxing stroll along the rim of the world famous ‘Amphitheater’ or hike deep into the depths of the canyon and get up close and personal with the hoodoos that make up this unique landscape. Take in a ranger program and learn the geology of this fascinating and thrilling park.

Spend the evening around a campfire and enjoy a soak in the outdoor hot tub under the stars after a tasty all American BBQ.

Camping –Ruby’s Campground in the town of Bryce.

Day 2 Bryce Canyon National Park to Salt Lake City

This morning takes us north to Salt Lake City, home to the tabernacle choir for an afternoon of exploring Mormon pioneer history. Enjoy magnificent Salt Lake Mormon Temple and see the State Capital Building and founder Brigham Young’s Territorial Governor’s Mansion.

Overnight at the Crystal Inn in downtown Salt Lake City.

Day 3Grand Teton National Park

The Grand Teton mountain range rises above a scene rich with abundant wildlife, pristine lakes, and spectacular mountain peaks. Take a walk to Inspiration Point or enjoy a scenic stroll around Jenny Lake while gazing up in awe at the surrounding landscape. Have a picnic, spot and moose or even a grizzly bear and enjoy the serenity of this remarkable place.

Incredible Adventures is an authorized permittee of Grand Teton National Park.

Camping –Inside the National Park. All equipment provided, including a sleeping bag.

Day 4/5 Yellowstone National Park

Welcome to the world’s first national park!  This mountain wilderness is home to grizzly bears, wolves, and herds of buffalo and elk. Visit Old Faithful and the Grand Prismatic Pool, Yellowstone Canyon, explore geysers throughout both the North and South loop.

Spend two days exploring this huge and fascinating national park while searching for wildlife with your expert guide. Enjoy hikes from 2 to 5 miles in length depending on your ability and interests. Don’t forget your bathing suit for a soak in the Boiling River, too!

Camping –Inside the National Park.

Day 6 Yellowstone National Park and Rocky Mountains

Get up close and personal with some wildlife with a fun and educational visit to the Yellowstone Grizzly Bear and Wolf Discovery Center this morning. This afternoon get ready for more spectacular Rocky Mountain scenery. With three major canyons, the Provo Lake Region offers phenomenal views of the Rockies, fantastic walks and is the perfect spot for some lake side fun and a last night BBQ blow out!

Camping –Lake Provo Campground.

Day 7 Valley of Fire State Park & Back to Las Vegas

En route back to the bright lights of Sin City, explore the trails and dunes of Nevada’s first state park- The Valley of Fire. With bright red Aztec sandstone outcrops nestled in gray and tan limestone this state park is a real treat.

Your 7-day camping trip to some of America’s most beloved national parks concludes in Las Vegas in late afternoon at approximately 4-5pm.

More Information About Your Tour

You have booked a camping tour. (Yes this means tents!) With the help of you tour guide you will put them up and take them down.

The following items are included with your tour cost:

  • Foam sleeping mat, use of a two person tent (if you are a solo traveler you will be paired with a tent partner of the same gender)
  • Upon payment of your local $180 food/hotel kitty we include breakfast, sandwich-style lunches and evening meals.

Your tour guide will suggest menus and help shop for food items. Meals are cooked in camp as a communal effort. You will be expected to help.

Most dietary restrictions can be accommodated with advance notice.

We suggest you bring the following items:

  • 3 season sleeping bag (or rent one with us for $40), travel pillow, travel towel, flashlight, sunscreen, sunhat, rainproof jacket, walking shoes, a warm sweater for the evenings, swimsuit.
  • We do not provide water on this tour, as a member of the International Eco Tourism Society we encourage our guests to bring a refillable container. This may be as simple as a plastic 1 liter bottle purchased from any convenience store. You may refill this every time we make a comfort stop and we will happily recycle it for you at the end of you tour if you wish.

There are many opportunities for walks and hikes on this tour. Not all walks are guided. Your Tour Leader will advise and make recommendations for walks to suit your ability and interest.

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