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Yellowstone Guided Tours

Yellowstone Guided Tours are tours of Yellowstone National Park led by a professional guide.

They can last a few hours to several days and cover various topics, including geology, wildlife and the park’s history.

Most tours allow guests to walk through the park and stop at various points of interest.

With a guided tour, visitors only need to sit back and relax while their guides plan their itinerary around their schedule and convenience.

The prices for guided tours range from $139 to $270 per person, depending on the type of tour chosen.

Here are some of the best-guided tours of Yellowstone National Park

4-Hour Grand Teton Guided Tours

Grand Teton National Park is one of the most visited national parks in the nation and is in northwest Wyoming, just south of Yellowstone.

It is renowned for its beautiful mountains, lakes, waterfalls, and wildlife.

If you want to glimpse this magnificent park, the guided Yellowstone tour is an excellent choice.

It includes information on the geology, wildlife, and other features of the Grand Teton.

Visitors who want to experience nature can hike or travel in an enclosed or open-air vehicle.

The expert guide uses binoculars and a high-powered scope to help you spot thriving wildlife such as eagles, hawks, pelicans, and owls.

This Yellowstone Guided Tour gives you a better sense of Grand Teton’s size since it is part of Yellowstone National Park.

This tour includes

  • 4-hour Grand Teton guided tour
  • Travel in a safari vehicle with an open roof in summer and a closed vehicle in winter.
  • Professional wildlife guide
  • Wintertime hotel pick-up and drop-off
  • Snacks and drinks (water and soda)

Tour prices

Visitor TypeTour Price
Adult ticket (6 to 99 years)$139
Child ticket (upto 5 years)Not allowed

Not suitable for 

  • Children under 6 years of age
  • People with mobile impairment
  • Wheelchair users

Yellowstone Guided Tours from West Yellowstone by Van

Yellowstone Guided Tours from West Yellowstone by Van
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There is no better way to experience the wonders of Yellowstone National Park than by taking the West Yellowstone guided tour.

A comfortable van will take you to Old Faithful geyser, Grand Prismatic Hot Spring, and Hayden Valley along the Yellowstone River.

At 7 am, you will be picked up from your lobby to start your journey along the banks of the Madison River.

After a nutritious snack and a hot beverage, you will hike over a mile to the Grand Prismatic Spring’s overlook.

Additionally, visit the Old Faithful Inn to witness the Old Faithful Geyser erupt, followed by a delicious picnic lunch.

Afterward, observe the abundant wildlife in the Hayden Valley along the Yellowstone River.

Lastly, you will stop at Artist Point to view the Lower Falls of the Grand Canyon of Yellowstone.

This tour includes

  • Seeing Yellowstone’s hotspot by van
  • Naturalist guide
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off in West Yellowstone
  • Morning snack and hot drink
  • Brown bag picnic lunch with cold drinks
  • Binoculars and a group spotting scope
  • Touring van with AC and large windows

Tour prices

Visitor TypeTour Price
Adult ticket (6 to 99 years)$292

Note: This Yellowstone Guided Tours from West Yellowstone by Van is available Monday through Saturday of each month, starting from April to October.

Not suitable for

  • People with mobile impairments
  • Wheelchair users
  • Children under 6 years
  • People over 80 years

Yellowstone Lower Loop Guided Tour from Cody, Wyoming

Begin your journey at 7 am with a convenient pickup from Cody hotel.

After a short drive, you will arrive at the Yellowstone National Park entrance, where your pre-arranged tour tickets await you.

As you drive through the park, your tour guide gives you an overview of the park’s attractions.

The Mud Volcanoes are the first stop, where you can see bubbling mud pots and steaming fumaroles.

Next, you’ll be captivated by the Grand Canyon of Yellowstone’s stunning landscape.

Other attractions included in the tour are Yellowstone Lake, Hayden Valley, and the Upper and Lower Falls.

Your guide ensures you visit the best locations for taking picturesque photographs.

During the tour, you’ll have plenty of time to observe the park’s wildlife and spot bison, elk, moose, and other furry creatures.

Lunch includes delectable snacks, drinks, and lunch at one of the park’s picnic areas.

After lunch, explore the park’s famous spots; your guide will ensure you get them.

After a fantastic day, you finally return to your hotel in Cody.

This tour includes

  • Discover Yellowstone’s iconic sites.
  • Professional guide
  • AC vehicle
  • Bottled water and Snacks.

Tour prices

Visitor TypeTicket Price
Adult ticket (16 to 99 years)$269
Child ticket (1 to 15 years)$230

Note: This Yellowstone Lower Loop Guided Tour from Cody, Wyoming, is available Monday through Saturday, from April to October.

Yellowstone Private Guided Tour with Hiking and Lunch

Yellowstone Private Guided Tour will be a blast if you plan to wander in the meadows and hike the majestic mountains of Yellowstone.

A wildlife biologist will lead you on a 6 to 9-hour tour in an air-conditioned vehicle equipped with a spotting scope and binoculars.

Beginning at 7 am, your tour of Yellowstone’s wildlife will take you to the Lamar Valley, also known as the “Serengeti of Yellowstone,”

Its diverse species will mesmerize you.

You can also see herds of bison, elk and other large prey, predators such as grizzly bears, black bears, wolves, coyotes and mountain lions.

Afterward, visit Yellowstone National Park to see the majestic landscapes, marmots, osprey, fox, and moose.

During the tour, you can take photos, eat a complimentary lunch, go hiking, and observe the Yellowstone vistas.

The area’s abundance of large prey animals lures predators such as grizzly bears, black bears, wolves, coyotes, and mountain lions.

Along with these predators come, various other creatures, including marmots, osprey, fox, and moose.

The area’s diverse species contribute to its distinctive and vivid ecosystem.

The excursion ends with you dropping off at your starting point.

This tour includes

  • Wildlife viewing in Lamar valley and Yellowstone National Park
  • Personal guide (ecologist/biologist)
  • Air-conditioned vehicle
  • Lunch
  • Soda/Pop
  • Bottled water
  • binoculars provided
  • spotting scope

Tour prices (for a group of six people)

Visitor TypeTicket Price
Adult ticket (upto 120 years)$1750

Note: This Yellowstone Private Guided Tour with Hiking and Lunch is available monthly from April 2023 to March 2024.

Full-day Guided Tour of Yellowstone National Park

Yellowstone National Park has long been a favorite travel destination due to its diverse flora and fauna, geological features and global popularity.

If you’re looking for a wholesome experience in Yellowstone National Park, a guided tour is the perfect way to soak up its beauty.

It lets you have a stress-free tour without worrying over the details since your tour provider does it for you.

A professional guide will accompany you on this 11 to 12-hour tour in an air-conditioned vehicle with binoculars and a spotting scope.

This tour begins at 7 am from Hayden Valley, a wildlife haven; you will pick you up from a location of your choice.

However, before choosing a pickup location, check the ticket website to see if the tour provider covers it.

The Grand Canyon of Yellowstone is the next stop on your itinerary.

At this point, you can see the Lower and Upper Waterfalls, the canyon and its surroundings.

After that, proceed to Artist Point, where you’ll find some of the best views of the Lower Falls.

You will see certain locations on this tour that are accessible, such as the Norris Geyser Basin, Grand Prismatic Spring and Fountain Paint Pot.

The Firehole Canyon Drive, Old Faithful Geyser, Dragon’s Mouth Springs and Yellowstone Geysers – Mud Volcano Area are all on your itinerary.

Finally, you will visit Yellowstone Lake, one of the park’s most beautiful sights, especially when frozen in the winter.

After an exciting sightseeing and wildlife viewing day, your tour provider will drop you at your starting location.

This tour includes

  • Exploring Yellowstone’s point of interest
  • Expert guide
  • AC vehicle
  • Snacks
  • Bottled water
  • Binoculars
  • Spotting scope

Tour prices

Visitor TypeTicket Price
Adult ticket (18 to 99 years)$270
Child ticket (2 to 17 years)$212

Note: This Full day Guided Tour of Yellowstone is available each month from May to October.

4-Hour Grand Teton Safari Tours: Take a wildlife tour of Grand Teton National Park to observe its diverse wildlife, geology, and history up close.

Grand Canyon of Yellowstone Hike: Hike the Grand Canyon Rim Trail in Yellowstone National Park on an expert-guided 6-mile loop hike.

4-day Yellowstone tour: Feast your eyes for 4 days in Grand Teton and Yellowstone with breakfast and lodging included.

VIP Private Tour of Yellowstone: Tour Yellowstone National Park’s scenery, geothermal wonders, wildlife, and Old Faithful Inn – free of charge!

Yellowstone Luxury Tour: Tour Yellowstone Park in luxury! Enjoy a full-day private tour with a guide, vehicle, and packed lunch. Stops offer magnificent views and photo ops.

Yellowstone snowmobile tour: Go on an exciting snowmobile sightseeing tour of Bridger-Teton National Park and Grand Teton Mountains, then unwind with a hot drink back at Heart Six Ranch.

4-Hour Grand Teton Guided Tours: On a guided tour, see the wildlife and history of Grand Teton National Park! Take a short hike while searching for animals and birds.

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