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Grand Teton & Yellowstone: Hiking, Camping & Glamping

Take the trip of a lifetime, hiking, camping, and glamping in Yellowstone and Grand Teton! Think stunning national parks, exhilarating outdoor activities, and the ultimate glamping experience. We’re talking s’mores by the campfire, stargazing in luxury tents, and jaw-dropping vistas at every turn.

Itinerary

Day 1: Arrive in Jackson

Your guided Grand Teton and Yellowstone tour begins today! Meet your group and guides in Jackson, and get to know each other over lunch at a local brewery.

Then, set off for a hike to prepare for the week ahead. In the evening, enjoy a group dinner at one of our favorite local restaurants.

MEALS: Lunch & dinner

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Get an early start in Grand Teton National Park to spot wildlife when it’s most active. You’ll spend several hours with your naturalist hiking guide exploring this unique national park and looking for bears, elk, bison, pronghorn, elk, and more!

In the afternoon, enjoy 3 hours floating down the scenic Snake River. Look out for moose and bald eagles, which are often spotted along the shores!

After the float, we’ll make our way to our campsite in Yellowstone National Park.

MEALS: Breakfast, lunch & dinner

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Early this morning, we head into the Lamar Valley, where wolves, bears, bison, and more are most active at dusk.

We’ll spend some time admiring the wildlife before setting off on a moderate hike. In the evening, relax at the camp while telling ghost stories around the glowing campfire.

MEALS: Breakfast, lunch & dinner

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This will be the most challenging day hike on our Yellowstone tour. Rest easy knowing that our expert guides will help you navigate the phenomenal trail to the Seven Mile Hole.

This trail combines Yellowstone’s best features – the rugged beauty of the Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone, coniferous forests, robust wildlife, and active geothermal features along the trail.

Enjoy lunch at the base of the canyon before making the tough ascent back to camp. Shorter hikes are available for those who would like them!

In the evening, we’ll retire to our luxurious glamping accommodations in West Yellowstone.

MEALS: Breakfast, lunch & dinner

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Today is yet another day of riveting outdoor adventure! We hit Yellowstone’s most famous features: Grand Prismatic Spring and Old Faithful.

After enjoying nature’s show, we may have time for one last guided hike as part of the Yellowstone tour.

In the afternoon, we’ll slowly make our way back to Jackson for one final evening together.

MEALS: Breakfast, lunch & dinner

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Enjoy a delicious breakfast in a lovely cafe in Jackson Hole, known for its mouth-watering European-style pastries.

Squeeze in one final hike along the Snake River if there's time. From there, it's time to depart for the airport and bid farewell to a new group of friends and your adventure out West.

MEALS: Breakfast

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What's Included

Included
  • Medically-trained, naturalist guides.
  • Round-trip transportation from Jackson.
  • Accommodation: 5 x nights glamping.
  • Tent, sleeping pad, and group camping equipment.
  • All meals as set out in the itinerary.
  • Park entry fees.
Not Included
  • Gratuity for your guide.
  • Flights.
  • Travel insurance.
  • Sleeping bag (available to rent for US$50).
  • Personal camping gear (see pack list in FAQs).
Have a question?

If you have any questions about this trip or want to speak with an expert, get in touch.

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FAQs

Before you go

Expect to spend up to 6hrs per day walking or hiking (up to 10mi and 2,500ft elevation change) while carrying day packs with water and snacks! This trip is suitable for most fit people with a bit of hiking experience.

Yes, you can! Most of our guests are solo travelers. Joining a group trip makes it nice and social, and you'll meet like-minded adventurers.

REQUIRED GEAR - Day pack (15-30 liters recommended) - Luggage (can be left in the vehicle, 1 small suitcase per person) - Sleeping bag (also available to rent), rated to 15 degrees - Pack cover - Headlamp - Reusable water bottles RECOMMENDED GEAR AND PERSONAL ITEMS - Cotton or silk sleeping bag liner (optional, recommended if renting) - Travel pillow - Sunscreen - Earplugs - Insect repellent - Toiletries (please choose biodegradable and scent-free items) - Small, personal first aid kit (including blister treatment) - Small, quick dry towel REQUIRED CLOTHING - Warm jacket (down, puffy, fleece) - Rain jacket or shell - Breathable wicking base layers - Lightweight hiking pants - Warm clothes to sleep in - Warm hat - Sun hat with a brim - Wool socks (1 pair per day of trip) - Hiking boots - Sunglasses RECOMMENDED CLOTHING - Rain pants - Buff or neck scarf - Comfortable clothes for camp - Sandals or camp shoes

Yes, there is. The single supplement is an additional US$600/ person. This will get you your own accommodation during the trip. If you'd like to upgrade to the single supplement, let your guide know by messaging them from your Skyhook dashboard. You can settle this directly in country.

On your trip

Expect to spend up to 6 hours per day walking or hiking (up to 10 miles and 1000ft elevation change) while carrying daypacks or backpacks with water, snacks, and camping gear! This trip is suitable for most fit people with a bit of hiking experience.

Canyon Campground has running water, flush toilets, laundry, and hot showers, but it feels quite private as it is very wooded. We sleep 2 people in a tent unless a single supplement is requested.

We will dine at local restaurants and cafes at the beginning and end of our trip. The remaining meals will be prepared at camp or at picnic locations within the park. Breakfast might include breakfast burritos on the go, hearty oatmeal with fresh fruit, or eggs and potatoes. Lunch will typically include filling DIY sandwiches and snacks enjoyed on the trail or at a picnic location. At dinner, you can expect a warm meal at camp like pastas, rice dishes, tacos, or chili. These are all examples and our guides each have their favorite recipes to prepare! We are able to accommodate most dietary restrictions and preferences with advance notice.

Water is available at the campsite. We may need to filter water while backpacking, but we will provide water filtration devices. Your guides will also have water and refreshments in the tour vehicle. Please make sure to bring reusable water bottles or bladders (3L total capacity).

You'll have to carry your day pack with your daily hiking essentials, including water, snacks, and weather essentials. You can leave your main luggage in the vehicle. This is limited to 1 small suitcase per person.

You'll spend: - 2 nights in hotels in Jackson Hole - 2 nights camping in Yellowstone National Park - 1 night glamping in West Yellowstone N.B. Pricing is based on double and triple-occupancy accommodations. A single supplement is available for an additional US$600 per person

We’ll treat you to the ultimate glamping experience! Imagine cozy luxury tents nestled in the heart of nature, complete with plush bedding, stylish decor, and even a private bathroom. You’ll be able to soak up the sights and sounds of the great outdoors, without sacrificing an ounce of comfort.

The Grand Tetons, with some of the oldest rocks in North America date back a whopping 2.7 billion years! These majestic mountains are a hiker’s paradise, with endless trails winding through pristine forests, crystal-clear lakes, and breathtaking vistas.

Hiking in the Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone River may include steep ascents and descents and stairs. However, there are more accessible viewpoints, and your guides will tailor the day to the group's abilities. We may also be walking on short wooden boardwalks above active thermal pools.

We are able to store carry-on sized luggage inside the tour vehicle while camping. You will also be able to store your luggage at the hotel and glamping site.

Start: You'll fly into Jackson Hole Airport. Pick a flight that arrives before 12:00 PM MST on the first day. Alternatively, we can collect you from your accommodation in Jackson at around 11:15 AM if you’ve arrived early. End: Your guide will drop you back at Jackson Hole Airport at 12:00 PM for your flight home (or back at your accommodation in Jackson if you’re staying on.)

This world-famous National Park sits on top of a super-volcano and boasts the largest collection of geothermal features on the planet. Prepare to be mesmerized by the otherworldly landscapes, from the iconic Old Faithful geyser to the vibrant hot springs and bubbling mud pots.

Other FAQs

All of the open guided trips are 18+. If you’re traveling with kids, reach out to get a quote for a private trip.

All are welcome, and most of our travelers are in their 30s – 50s. We get families, couples, and friends, but most of our travelers come solo!

Yellowstone is one of the largest national park in the lower 48, and this backpacking trip offers just a glimpse of all that this park has to offer. We end the trip in Jackson Hole where you'll have the option to be dropped off at the airport or a nearby hotel that you book directly. If you'd like to extend your trip, we offer custom vacation packages that include accommodations and activities. We also offer private day tours that are expertly tailored to your interests and abilities. If you're interested in seeing more of the park before or after this trip, reach out to sales@goodtripadventures to review your options! Additional activities in this area include horseback riding, whitewater rafting, rock climbing, and more!

Yellowstone and Grand Tetons have very extreme weather – in fact, the highest recorded difference in temperature in a 24-hour period was recorded in Montana at over 100 degrees! July can be warm and dry in the day, but cold in the evenings with highs in the 70s and lows in the 30s. It can snow any month of the year and often does!

Yes, we are happy to accommodate any dietary restrictions or preferences with advance notice. Please indicate your dietary requirements on the trip form that you fill out on your Skyhook dashboard.

Your head guide is Megan

All trips on Skyhook are run by small, hand-picked local guiding companies. For this trip your guides run Good Trip Adventures, based in Belgrade.

By booking through Skyhook you'll be joining a small-group trip. This can make it nice and sociable (you'll be added to a group chat after booking), and guarantees great value for money!

Megan