8-Day 10 attractions in Yellowstone National Park, Grand Teton, Mt. Rushmore, Independence Rock, Salt Lake City, Antelope Canyon/ Grand Canyon, Las Vegas Tour

$505
Per Person

  • Code: SL8-7199
  • Guided Tour
  • Salt Lake City
  • English, Mandarin

What To Expect

Overview

  • The easiest and most straightforward trip to Salt Lake City, as well as the nearest to the Yellowstone Park and Mt. Rushmore.
  • An unique small town outside west gate of Yellowstone National Park, great tasting and entertainment provided to you a wonderful style life in Yellowstone
  • Guarantee ten top attractions for 2 days-tour in Yellowstone
  • Exclusive 120-minutes visit in Mt. Rushmore, ample time to leisurely stroll Presidential Trail
  • Incredible sightseeing: Buffalo Bill Dam, Independence Rock, Park Olympic Village.
  • Variety of shows in Las Vegas City, and the gambling industry has a prosperous development. Many famous stars always been there to bring you an unique living show.

Itinerary

01

Day 1: Salt Lake City

Please see detailed pickup and starting point information

Your journey starts at the SLC airport when our tour guides in blue uniforms and holding signs welcomes you as you exit the arrival gate. After a short drive, our tour guide will drop you off at the hotel so you can rest after the flight. (SLC airport tour guide phone number:626-522-6791)

Tour guide pick up hours are from 11:00 to 18:00, please wait at the baggage claim at Terminal 2. Tip: $10. People who arrive out of this period of time, please take the free hotel shuttles to the hotel. We will spend the night in Salt Lake City.

Salt Lake City Airport Hotel information:

Ramada Inn SLC

5575 W Amelia Earhart Dr, Salt Lake City,UT 84116

Contact number: 801-537-7020

  • Ramada Inn SLC
02

Day 2: Jackson, WY - Grand Teton National Park - Yellowstone National Park

On the designated pick-up area

In the morning, we will head to the small town of Jackson, Wyoming, a famous frontier town during the Western development. Afterwards we will head into Grand Teton National Park passing by Jackson Lake and stop at an outlook to view the Grand Teton Peak. From there, we will take you into the first national park in the world, Yellowstone National Park. We will see 10 of Yellowstone's major scenery sites over the spans of 2 days, including Old Faithful, Grand Prismatic Spring and Fountain Paint Pot. Spend the night in West Yellowstone.

 

Jackson, WY: famous frontier town, located at the crossing of Grand Teton and Rocky Mountains, it became a heaven for outdoors sports enthusiast. It is also the third largest artwork exchange location in the world and a popular vacation destination for the wealthy. The widely praised Elk Antler Arches Park, with its four arches made with thousands of elk antlers is a must see.

Grand Teton National Park: one of the most beautiful national parks with its snow covered mountain peaks year round and wide range of wild life ecosystem. It even attracted great writer Ernest Hemingway to fall in love with this place and had been the backdrop for countless Western movies.

Yellowstone National Park: the very first national park in the whole world, Yellowstone attracted countless visitors over the year with its unique geothermal activities and fascinating wild life. You will find all four different kinds of geothermal activities, geyser, hot spring, fumarole and mud pot as we take you travel through the park. 

Yellowstone Lake (West Thumb): this is the highest altitude volcanic lake in North America. We will take you to walk along the trail beside the lake and see the tranquil lake view plus all the beautiful sites on the way, like Abyss Pool, Black Pool, and Fishing Hole. 

Old Faith Geyser: the most famous landmark inside Yellowstone, it's also the logo of the national park, erupting roughly every 91 minutes, this is a must see when you are inside Yellowstone.

Grand Prismatic Spring: the third largest hot spring in the world, it's the most renowned hot spring in the national park. Setting foot into the area will surround you with steam and allowing you an up close view of the brilliant colors inside the hot spring.

Fountain Paint Pot: walking along this trail will provide you a great view of the light pink color mud pot with its constantly boiling mud bubbles and the fumaroles nearby.

  • Traveler Lodge or similar
03

Day 3: Yellowstone →Buffalo Bill Dam →Gillette (337 Miles/7.5 hours)

On the designated pick-up area

In the morning we will continue our tour inside Yellowstone National Park, visiting Norris Basin, Yellowstone Canyon, Yellowstone Fall, Mud Volcano, Fishing Bridge, Hayden valley. After we all finished those amazing attractions, will exit the park from the east entrance to Buffalo Bill Dam to enjoy the scenic view along the way. We will arrive and spend the night at Gillette, Wyoming. 

Norris Basin: this is the most concentrated location of geothermal activities in Yellowstone National Park. While walking on the trail in this steamy fairyland, you'll be treated to a great view of all the hot springs along the way.

Yellowstone Canyon (Artist Point): see the canyon in all its colorful glory. The rock walls of the cliff was painted yellow by long years exposure to the sulfur content from the surrounding thermal, thus named Yellowstone. We will view the Canyon from the Artist Point viewing area, one of the best view for this location.

Yellowstone Waterfall: you might see the waterfall from afar along the way, but we'll take you one step closer and give you a view right next to the waterfall to experience in person its power.

Mud Volcano: one of the highest concentrations of onus pots in the national park. See the Mud Cauldron, Dragon mouth spring and Mud Volcano along with a chance of seeing some wild lives in the area.

Fishing Bridge:  The original bridge was built in 1902.  The Fishing Bridge was historically a tremendously popular place to fish. Angling from the bridge was quite good, due to the fact that it was a major spawning area for cutthroat trout. It finally became to the best place to observe the Yellowstone Trout. Usually the trout will spawn in this area and jumping out the water  during the summer time.

Hayden Valley: While once there was a lake here, Hayden Valley is now a wildlife paradise and the location of the largest rut of free roaming bison in the world. 

Buffalo Bill Dam: named after the famous Western showman, this dam was created by blocking the Shoshone River and flooding the valley. It provides a beautiful yet peaceful view of the surrounding mountains and rock formations.

  • Best Western Tower West Lodge
04

Day 4: Devil’s Tower →Mt. Rushmore →Crazy Horse →Casper (430 Miles/7.5 hours)

On the designated pick-up area

Arrive at Devils Tower in the morning and see this famous Wyoming landmark. Afterwards we'll head into South Dakota to visit the Mount Rushmore Memorial, where you can take a walk along the Presidential Trail getting right underneath the sculptures of the presidents. After lunch, we will arrive at the Crazy Horse Memorial, a symbol of the Native American spirit and their rebellion against oppression. Enjoy the view of the endless grassy fields of Wyoming as we traffic to Casper to spend the night.

Devils Tower: the first national monument in the country that was designated in 1906. This uniquely shaped rock formation was made world famous when director Steven Spielberg shot the climatic scenes of the movie Close Encounter of the Third Kind right here.

Mount Rushmore: see the likeness of President Washington, Jefferson, Lincoln and Roosevelt carved in exquisite detail. These presidents represent the development of United States during its first 130 years. 

Crazy Horse: a prefect representation of the spirit and struggle of Native Americans, along with their history and culture. It is also going to be the largest sculpture in the world.

  • Parkway Plaza Casper or similar
05

Day 5: Independence Rock →Park City Olympic Village →Salt Lake City →Great Salt Lake (450 Miles/8 hours)

On the designated pick-up area

Continue our travel through the Wyoming fields in the morning, we arrive first at Independence Rock, a historical landmark in the development of the Western frontier. We will get to Utah around noon time and take you to see the Olympic Village for the 2002 Winter Olympic Games in Park City. In the afternoon we will see the State Capitol building, Temple Square of Mormon Church and the Great Salt Lake when we get to Salt Lake City. SLC Airport drop-off or continue tour to Las Vegas. 

Independence Rock: a representation of the Western spirit and one of the most famous landmarks along the important Old Oregon Trail. This lonely rock on the Wyoming fields had bare witness to the harsh journey westward of the early pioneers. 

Park City Olympic Village: the location for the main events during the 2002 Winter Olympic Games, this scenic village provides an interesting look into the culture and life style of Utah.

Utah State Capitol: the governor’s office is located in inside of this building. Sitting on top of the Capitol Hill in Salt Lake City, this building gives you a full view of the city that surrounds it. It is also the icon of the most famous historic landmark of the state.

Temple Square of Mormon Church: this is the headquarter of the Mormon Church and its 15 million followers around the world. It’s the center of Mormon history and the location of the famous Salt Lake Temple.

Great Salt Lake: Western Hemisphere’s largest saltwater lake, also North America’s largest inland salt lake. The lake is more than six times the salinity of seawater, thus known as “Dead Sea of America”. Krill is a unique creature growing inside of the Great Salt Lake.

  • Ramada Inn North Temple or similar
06

Day 6: Salt Lake City →Las Vegas

On the designated pick-up area

In the morning we will depeture to the Las Vegas.

Las Vegas Night Tour: Entire trip will be lead by our tour guide. You will visit Venetian Hotel & Casino’s indoor “sky dome”, San Marcos Square, and man-made water canals. Next you will view the “volcano eruption” show in front of Mirage Hotel & Casino. Next you will watch the giant music fountain in front of the Bellagio and admire the world's largest glassworks. Walking through the famous LINQ Commercial Street, tasting a variety of local snacks along the way, and finally arrived in the world's highest High Roller.Entire night tour lasts four hours.

  • The Strat Hotel or similar
07

Day 7: Choose from Canyons

On the designated pick-up area

Option A: Grand Canyon West Rim-Hoover Dam-Las Vegas (Mandatory fee include West Rim of Grand Canyon admission ticket and American Lunch). Single journey: 3 hours

West Rim of Grand Canyon (4 hours) - It is located in the Indian Reservation area. For centuries, the Hualapai Indians have guarded this mystical land. Grand Canyon is 6,000 feet deep, with the Colorado River quietly flowing through at the bottom, giving it life.  At west rim, there you will visit the famous “Eagle Point” landmark and pay a fee to go on the amazing, man-made “Sky Walk” if you choose to. Then we travel to “Guano Point” landmark for an incredible view of the Grand Canyon. If you want the best view, you can pay a fee and take the popular “helicopter tour” flying over the entire, majestic canyon.

Scenic lunch (includes in mandatory fee)

American lunch set: Sandwich, Fruits, Potato chip, Mineral water

Hoover Dam (30 minutes) : Situated at the border of Nevada and Arizona, Hoover Dam crosses the Colorado River. It is the largest dam in the United States, known as “the diamond in the desert”. Hoover Dam was built during the “great economic depression”, but created more than 5,000 jobs at the time. It was a milestone achievement for US Water Works history and opened the gate for American Western frontier exploration.

Scenic lunch (includes in mandatory fee)

American lunch set: Sandwich, Fruits, Potato chip, Mineral water

Self-paid activities:

Grand Canyon West Rim Helicopter & Boat Tour (1 hour): $218.00/per

Time reference (This schedule is for under ideal conditions, in case of traffic congestion, bad weather, holidays and other special circumstances, process time will be out of):

Choice 1: Grand Canyon West Rim-Hoover Dam-Las Vegas

05:00am Departure from Stratosphere Hotel

05:00am - 07:30am 2 hours 30 minutes

07:30am - 11:30am Grand Canyon West Rim 4 hours Lunch

11:30am - 01:30pm 2 hours

01:30pm - 02:15pm Hoover Dam 45 minutes

02:15pm - 03:00pm 45 minutes

03:00pm Stratosphere Hotel Dinner

Option B: Grand Canyon South Rim-Hoover Dam-Las Vegas (Mandatory fee include South Rim of Grand Canyon admission ticket ). Single journey: 5 hours

South Rim o Grand Canyon - It is one of 7 natural wonders in the world. If you choose to go to South Rim, you will see the grand view of Grand Canyon at Mather View Point. You will also have the chance to experience the IMAX Grand Canyon film at your own cost. The South Rim of the Grand Canyon is the most visited location at Grand Canyon National Park. The Scenic views and vista's are what you are expecting and have been waiting a lifetime to see.

Hoover Dam (30 minutes): Situated at the border of Nevada and Arizona, Hoover Dam crosses the Colorado River. It is the largest dam in the United States, known as “the diamond in the desert”. Hoover Dam was built during the “great economic depression”, but created more than 5,000 jobs at the time. It was a milestone achievement for US Water Works history and opened the gate for American Western frontier exploration.  Please note that only those who choose to visit west rim or south rim of Grand Canyon will stop by The Hoover Dam before heading back to Las Vegas.            

Self-paid activities:

IMAX Movies+ Lunch (35 minutes): self-paid, $25/ per.

Lunch options, including chicken/beef rice for Chinese lunch, Sandwiches/pizza for American lunch, Serve with cold/hot drinks or coffee.

Time reference (This schedule is for under ideal conditions, in case of traffic congestion, bad weather, holidays and other special circumstances, process time will be out of):

05:00am Departure from Stratosphere Hotel

05:00am - 07:00am 2 hours

07:00am - 07:15am Manchester Rest area 15 minutes

07:15am - 09:45am 2 hours 30 minutes

09:45am - 10:45am Grand Canyon South Rim 1 hour

10:45am - 11:00pm 15 minutes

11:00am - 12:15pm IMAX Movie 1 hour 15 minutes Lunch

12:15pm - 02:45pm 2 hours 30 minutes

02:45pm - 03:00pm Manchester Rest area 15 minutes

03:00pm - 04:30pm 1 hour 30 minutes

04:30pm - 05:15pm Hoover Dam 45 minutes

05:15pm - 6:00pm 45 minutes

6:00pm Stratosphere Hotel Dinner

Choice C: Lower Antelope Canyon-Horseshoe Bend-Las Vegas Mandatory fee include Antelope Canyon admission ticket and American Lunch). Single journey: 5 hours

Antelope Canyon (90 minutes): Early in the morning, we drive through America's famous Glen Canyon Dam to see its grand dam project and power plants. After a short break, we will go to the world famous slot canyon, also the world’s photographer’s ultimate destination - Antelope Canyon. Experienced guides will choose the best time lead visitors entering the canyon, allowing immersive visitors to this magical light. Later the tour goes to Horseshoe Bend. When the tourists overlooking the 270-degree angle of curved bay clear water from 300 meters high, each of them will be shocked.

Grand Dam (Pathway) The Grand Canyon Dam is located in the Brek Canyon near Las Vegas, Nevada. It is built on the Colorado River in Arizona against the backdrop of Colorado's beautiful scenery. It controls the flow of the Colorado River and generates electricity.

Time reference (This schedule is for under ideal conditions, in case of traffic congestion, bad weather, holidays and other special circumstances, process time will be out of):

05:00am Departure from Stratosphere Hotel

05:00am - 07:00am 2 hours

07:00am - 07:30am St. George Rest area 30 minutes

07:30am - 10:15am 2 hours 45 minutes

10:15am - 12:45pm Lower Antelope Canyon 2 hours 30 minutes Lunch

12:45pm - 01:00pm 15 minutes

01:00pm - 02:00pm Horseshoe Bend 1 hour

02:00pm - 04:45pm 2 hours 45 minutes

04:45pm - 05:15pm St. George 30 minutes

05:15pm - 07:15pm 2 hours

07:15pm Stratosphere Hotel Dinner

Choice D: If you choose Las Vegas Free Day, need to pay $30/person to tour guide for part from group tour fee, no tour guide and vehicle service on that day.

*** please note: customers participating in the tour (2018.10.15-2019.4.15) who choose to be free in Las Vegas are required to pay the departure fee of $50/ person for the tour guide.

  • The Strat Hotel or similar
08

Day 8: Chocolate Factory→Cactus Garden→Barstow Outlet→Los Angeles

On the designated pick-up area

Early morning we will head toward the M&M Chocolate factory and the Cactus Garden. At the chocolate factory you can taste some of the famous specialty chocolates. Take the included onsite tour and you can see the process of making chocolates. At the Cactus Garden you can take pictures of hundreds of cactus plants from all four US deserts. After lunch, we will go to Barstow Outlet for brand name shopping. In the early evening we will return to Los Angeles.

Chocolate Factory: Established to commemorate the mother of M&M Brand founder. Take a free tour and you can actually see how chocolates are made. You can also sample and purchase M&M specialty chocolates. The Cactus Garden next door displays a collection of more than 200 species of desert plants and over 40 varieties of unique cactus: including the rare Saguaro Cactus where every 75 years it grows one arm.

Barstow Outlet: This outlet shopping center offers famous name brands at factory direct discount prices. Some famous brands include: Coach, Nike, Ralph Lauren Polo, CK, MK, UGG,etc.

Options

Grand Canyon trip (select 1 from 4 events)

Choose 1,paid by cash during the trip
Grand Canyon West Rim
Mandatory fee: $100 includes lunch bag, transportation and fuel surcharge.
    Grand Canyon South Rim
    Mandatory fee: $105 includes lunch bag, transportation and fuel surcharge.
      Antelope Canyon
      Mandatory fee $135, includes lunch bag, transportation and fuel surcharge.
        Las Vegas free day
        If you decide to arrange your free day in Las Vegas by yourself, you are responsible to submit $30/person tour fare variance to your tour guide.

          [Prepaid for mandatory fee] Each person can have $5 discount, only for the itinerary related to the South Rim Ground Canyon and Antelope Canyon

          This special offer only for the customers who participate the itinerary related to the South Rim Ground Canyon and Antelope Canyon during the 2018.10.16-2019.4.10 (Exhibitions, weekends and holidays excluded)
          Prepaid-West Rim Grand Canyon (mandatory fee)
          field price:$90/person
          • Adult

            $100
          • Child

            Same as Adult
          Prepaid-South Rim Grand Canyon (mandatory fee)
          field price:$90/person
          • Adult

            $100
          • Child

            $105
          Prepaid-Antelope Canyon (mandatory fee)
          field price: $135/person
          • Adult

            $130
          • Child

            $135

          Departure City Options

          Los Angeles
            Las Vegas

              Pick Up/Drop Off Information

              Pick Up

              LocationTimeAddress
              SLC airport-Terminal 2 Baggage Claim
              If you arrive after 6pm, there will also be free hotel shuttles to take you there
              11:00-18:00776 N Terminal Dr, Salt Lake City, UT 84122

              Drop Off

              LocationTime
              Los Angeles International Airport
              Drop-off service only provided at the end of the day of trip
              Providing the last day drop off service only, please book flight after 20:30 for domestic flight and after 21:30 for international flight

              Things to Know

              Included/Exclude

              • Luxury air conditioned bus
              • Professional bilingual tour guide
              • 7 Nights Hotel Accommodation

              • Meals
              • Service fee ($10 per person per day)
              • Any private costs (such as hotel telephone charges, laundry etc.) and personal travel and medical insurance
              • Las Vegas Night Tour: $35
              • Las Vegas High Roller: $40; Child (age 4-12) $25; Child (age 3 and below) free
              • Las Vegas magic show: $78
              • Vegas! The Show: $92
              • Ka Show (Cirque du Soleil): $129
              • Le Reve - The Dream: $176
              • O Show: $211
              • David Copperfield Magic Show: $143
              • Mandatory Fee $175 per person, for Yellowstone N.P, Grand Teton N.P, Mt Rushmore, Crazy Horse, Devils Tower, Great Salt Lake and Fuel Surcharge.

              Booking and Confirmation Process

              • You will receive your booking information instantly via email. In the event that you do not receive an email from us, please check your spam folder or notify us via email.

              Terms & Conditions

              What is the cancellation policy?

              Cancellation Period
              Policy
              21 or more days prior to tour departure date
              Refund 85% payment
              11 - 20 days prior to tour departure date
              Refund 60% payment
              10 days prior to tour departure date
              Non-refundable

              What if you miss the appointed time or departure date?

              Once the booking is confirmed, an absence or failure to show up on the scheduled date or time is a no-show. No refunds or reschedules will be issued for no-shows and late arrivals

              Other important information

              • 1.If you have children under 3 years old, please let us know when you book the order. If he doesn’t need to occupy a seat, he is free to join the tour.
              • Optional items marked 【Must Pay】 have to be paid to tour guides by cash. If you refuse to pay those items, tour company has the right to terminate your tour without any refund.
              • The ticket price listed here is only for reference and subject to change without prior notice.
              • Under certain circumstances, such as weather and accident, tour guide has the right to reschedule the tour. Thus we don’t recommend you planing to leave the tour before it ends in case any loss caused by reschedule.
              • There are only two full-size beds in one room. If you need additional beds, please ask the front desk by yourself.
              • All rooms are non-smoking.
              • Each passengers can only bring 2 luggages, one standard check-in luggage and one carry-on luggage. Every extra luggage is charged $25.
              • Hotels can only be checked in after 15:00pm. If you want to check in by yourself, please arrange your time well.
              • Some hotels of LA and Yellowstone National Park require passengers to provide credit card for pre authorization deposit when check in.
              • Under certain force majeure, such as weather, 1. Grand Canyon South/West Rim will be replaced by the Lake Mead and Premium Outlet; 2. Antelope Canyon will be replaced by the Grand Dam and Lake Powell; 3. Yosemite National Park will be replaced by the Paso Robles Chateau and Santa Barara. Relevant expenses should be paid to the tour guide.
              • All optional items have to be purchased through the tour guide. You are not allowed to purchase those items from any other channels.
              • For bus tours more than 3 days, you can reserve seats for first five rows, $10/person/day. If you need, please let us know when book the order and make extra payment.
              • During holidays and Las Vegas’ convention and exhibition, hotel expenses will be raised. We will contact you to make extra payment.
              • In some Yellowstone National Park tours, roommate pairing service is only applicable for male passengers.
              • For hotel upgrated package, roommate pairing service is not applicable.
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