Camping Yosemite & Yellowstone

18-to-Thirtysomethings, Seattle to San Francisco

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Tour description provided by G Adventures

Imagine a land of lava and geysers, bears and bison, mountains and glaciers—now open your eyes to the possibilities of Yosemite, Yellowstone and Glacier National Park. This ultimate journey through these iconic national parks offers the outdoor enthusiast plenty of time to spot wildlife, soak in the scenery and experience the bubbling, gushing wonder of it all—there is more geothermal activity in Yellowstone than anywhere else in the world. Even when you close your eyes, you can sense the immense beauty surrounding you.

What’s included

  • Entrance fees to all national parks, state parks and national monuments with hiking and walking excursions
  • Orientation to Seattle
  • Boat tour at the "Gates of the Mountains"
  • Self-inflating mattresses and dome tents
  • All transport between destinations and to/from included activities

Highlights

  • Be inspired by wilderness in the rockies
  • Dance at an authentic cowboy bar
  • Watch geysers erupt in yellowstone
  • Stroll the hilly streets of san francisco.

Itinerary

Day 1 Seattle There's a lot to see and do in Seattle, and we recommend spending extra time here if you'd like to explore the city. Included Activities: Arrival Day and Welcome Meeting
Day 2 Seattle/Coeur d'Alene (1L, 1D) Before leaving Seattle, check out the Space Needle, see if you can find the Fremont Troll and stand in the "Center of the Universe". Included Activities: Orientation Walk Transport: Private Vehicle (7.00 hour(s), 500km)
Day 3 Coeur d'Alene/Glacier National Park (1B, 1L, 1D) See rugged mountains, picturesque river valleys, high desert plains and distinctive small towns and historic districts as we enter the state of Montana. Chill out and enjoy a picnic lunch at the largest natural freshwater lake west of the Mississippi, Flathead Lake. Included Activities: Glacier National Park Visit Transport: Private Vehicle (8.00 hour(s), 450km)
Day 4 Glacier National Park (1B, 1L, 1D) With over 20 glaciers and 200 lakes and streams, Glacier National Park is a must see! Choose from 730 miles of hiking trails to really enjoy this wonderful park. At the end of the day as you pass through the gates, you may leave the park a changed person. Included Activities: Glacier National Park Hikes
Day 5 Glacier National Park/Helena (1B, 1L, 1D) Take a boat ride along the Missouri River and discover the history of the explorers Lewis and Clark in this area. Included Activities: Gates of the Mountains Boat Tour Transport: Private Vehicle (7.00 hour(s), 345km)
Day 6 Helena/Yellowstone National Park (1B, 1L, 1D) Travel to Yellowstone, home to the most wild animals in the US. Be awed by the colourful geysers, powerful waterfalls, exciting wildlife and contrasting scenic beauty around every corner. Included Activities: Lamar Valley Visit Transport: Private Vehicle (7.00 hour(s), 350km)
Day 7 Yellowstone National Park (1B, 1D) Explore the Northern Loop in Yellowstone National Park. Included Activities: Yellowstone Northern Loop Excursion
Day 8 Yellowstone National Park (1B, 1L, 1D) Travel through some of the most famous landmarks of Yellowstone, including Old Faithful, Grand Prismatic Spring, West Thumb and Yellowstone Lake. Included Activities: Yellowstone South Loop Excursion
Day 9 Yellowstone National Park/Jackson (1B, 1L) Stop at Jenny Lake in Grand Teton National Park and take in the tranquil surroundings. In the late afternoon reach Jackson and marvel at the town square’s elk antler arches. In the evening, enjoy a night out with a true Wild West atmosphere at the One Million Dollar Bar. Included Activities: Grand Teton National Park Visit Transport: Private Vehicle (5.00-6.00 hours)
Day 10 Jackson/Salt Lake City (1B, 1L) Learn about Salt Lake City, the Mormon capital of the world, including a visit to Temple Square for views of the world's largest Mormon Temple. Included Activities: Temple Square Tour Transport: Private Vehicle (8.00 hour(s), 440km)
Day 11 Salt Lake City/Tonopah (1B) Drive the desolate highway into Nevada and travel on the "Loneliest Road in America", a fascinating, scenic, and historic area on land seemingly untouched by man. Additional Notes: After the long drive to Tonopah, break from camping in favour of a night in a hotel. Transport: Private Vehicle (9.00 hour(s), 656km)
Day 12 Tonopah/Yosemite National Park (1L, 1D) With a keen eye, you may be lucky enough to spot black bears, deer or coyotes. Included Activities: Tioga Pass Drive Yosemite National Park Visit Transport: Private Vehicle (8.00 hour(s), 385km)
Day 13 Yosemite National Park (1B, 1L, 1D) Full day to explore Yosemite National Park. Hike the many trails Yosemite has to offer and be inspired by this beautiful and amazing landscape. Option to rent bikes in Yosemite Valley.
Day 14 Yosemite National Park/San Francisco (1B, 1L) Arrive at one of the most iconic cities in the world: San Francisco. Your CEO will point out some popular sites on the drive into town. Additional Notes: For the final night of the tour, stay close to the action in a hotel in San Francisco's city centre. Transport: Private Vehicle (6.00 hour(s), 230km)
Day 15 San Francisco There's a lot to see and do in San Francisco, and we recommend spending extra time here if you'd like to explore the city; speak to your sales agent to book extra accommodation. Included Activities: Departure Day
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