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5-Day Seattle to Grand Teton, Yellowstone National Park, Idaho falls and Antler Arches Tour

Tour Code: GOL-SEA-151
Duration: 5 Day(s) / 4 Night(s)
Tour Guide: Chinese, English
Quality: Budget
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5-Day Seattle to Grand Teton, Yellowstone National Park, Idaho falls and Antler Arches Tour
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Overview

Experience: UNESCO, Family

Extra (Excluded): Wifi, Meal etc...

Tour Guide:Chinese, English


Available Days :

2021-07-18 | 2021-08-01 | 2021-08-15 | 2021-09-05

Highlights :

【Travel in Comfort】Rest your feet and travel in style on a high-top Mercedes Benz Van or deluxe coach with a/c in absolute comfort.

【Explore Yellowstone】Learn about wondrous Yellowstone National Park by exploring all its iconic spots including Old Faithful, Morning Glory Pool, Grand Prismatic Spring, etc.

【City View】Visit the smallest city who ever host a World's Fair.

【National Park】Pack two great national parks in one journey: Yellowstone and Grand Teton.

【Western Style】Walk into the well-known town of Jackson, getting amazed by the artistry of Jackson Hole’s Elk Antler Arch.

【Northwest's Hidden Gem】Visit Lake Coeur d'Alene, going through the world's longest floating boardwalk.

【One-of-A-Kind Experience】Take a speed boat to discover the only floating golf course in the world.

  • A minimum of 2 people are required for booking this tour.
  • We recommend all travelers to follow the latest CDC Guidelines.

Itinerary

Drive east from Seattle along the I-90 and we will reach to the Spokane. Spokane is a vibrant city which hosted the first environmentally themed World's Fair at Expo 1974. It is also the 2nd largest city in State of Washington, and it stands as a destination city with its natural beauty. Later the tour continues to Missoula in Montana. We will stop at the 50,000 Silver Dollar collection bar in Western Montana. The largest collection of its kind is displayed in this unique bar. People from all over the world have their names inscribed. We will stay in Missoula hotel in the night.

Itinerary: 

Spokane(40 mins)→ Missoula  → The 50,000 Silver Dollar(30 mins)

Hotel:Missoula Super 8/Reserve or Similar.


Yellowstone National Park spans an area of 3,468 square miles (8,983 square kilometers), located primarily in the U.S. state of Wyoming, although it also extends into Montana and Idaho. Yellowstone National Park is one of the most stunning Wonderlands in the world. The majority of the world’s geysers are preserved here. They are the main reason the park was established in 1872 as America's first national park – an idea that spread worldwide later. Around noon, we will arrive in the Yellowstone and will show you around before go to hotel in Idaho in night.

Itinerary:

Missoula → Yellowstone National Park → Idaho falls 

Special Notes:

1. In the Yellowstone, we will visit: Dragon’s Mouth Spring (30 mins), Artist Point (30 mins), Yellowstone Falls (60 mins), West Thumb Lake and so on.

Hotel:Le Ritz Hotel & Suites or Similar.


Attractions

Artist Point, WY

Artist Point is the best place to experience the picturesque beauty of the nature with the natural colors of geothermal features and Yellowstone falls.

Idaho Falls, ID

The county seat of Bonneville County and largest city in Idaho is called Idaho Falls. The weather remains colder most of the time a year.

Idaho, ID

The Famous Bonneville’s County Seat in United States is known as Idaho. The city has a population of about 75, 000 people.

West Thumb Geyser Basin, WY

The largest geyser basin on the shores of Yellowstone Lake is known as West Thumb Geyser Basin. Like Crater Lake (famous volcanic caldera), West Thumb is about the similar size. It is the best sight for many tourists across the globe.

Yellowstone Falls, WY

Located in Wyoming the Yellowstone Falls consist of 2 major waterfalls namely Upper Yellowstone Falls and Lower Yellowstone Falls on Yellowstone River in the Yellowstone National Park.

Yellowstone National Park, WY

The US state of Wyoming is blessed with breathtaking waterfall through a cascade is Yellowstone National Park. The Park has been established in the year 1872.

We will visit Jackson Hole and find the famous Antler Arches of Jackson in the town. It is a unique and gorgeous landmark representing the nearby Elk Reserve. Later we will head to Grand Teton National Park to explore extraordinary wildlife and breathtaking views of landscapes. Grand Teton, at 13,775 feet (4,199 m), is the highest point of the Teton Range.Afternoon, we will drive back to Idaho for accommodation. 

Itinerary: 

Yellowstone Bear World(Optional,60mins)→Jackson Hole → Antler Arches(30 mins)→ Grand Teton National Park(120 mins)→  Idaho

Hotel:Le Ritz Hotel & Suites or Similar.


Attractions

Grand Teton National Park, WY

In Northwestern Wyoming is located the Grand Teton National Park, it is almost 310,000 acres. The park also include some of the major mountains and peaks which are as long as 40 miles.

Jackson Hole, WY

Jackson Hole is essentially a valley that is situated between the famous Teton Mountains and Snake River. It was given the name of “Hole” because when people enter it, it feels as if they entering a hole.

Yellowstone Bear World Park, ID

A famous wildlife adventure park in Rexburg Idaho is known as Yellowstone Bear World. The gray wolves and grizzly bears are the center of attraction at this zoo-like amusement park.

In the west and southwest, Yellowstone is home to some 10,000 thermal features, over 500 hundred of which are geysers. Today we will visit Norris Geyser Basin. Norris Geyser Basin is the hottest and most changeable thermal area in Yellowstone. We will deeply explore many of the features: Rainbow Colors, hissing steam, and pungent odors combine to create an experience unique in Yellowstone. After that, we will return to Missoula.

Itinerary: 

Yellowstone National Park → Missoula

Special Notes:

1. In the Yellowstone, we will visit: Old Faithful Geyser,Norris Geyser Basin (60 mins) , The Grand Prismatic Hot Spring(60 mins), Morning Glory Pool(60mins), Mud Volcano Area(30 mins) ,Fountain Paint Pots and so on.

Hotel:Missoula Super 8/Reserve or Similar.


Attractions

Fountain Paint Pot, WY

Fountain Paint Pot is a beautiful and interesting thermal feature in Yellowstone Park. There is lots of diversity, including mud pots, geysers, and hot springs. There are great colors, and in winter visitors can walk on the snow around the geysers and bubbling sulfur pots.

Located in the heart of Yellowstone National Park, the Grand Prismatic Spring is one of the world’s largest hot springs. It is primarily known for its rainbow coloration which is the ultimate result of microbial mats around the boundaries of the mineral-rich water forming a spectacular colorful complexion in Yellowstone National Park.

Mud Volcano, WY

A Mud Volcano is sometimes also known as a mud dome. They are formed by geo-exuded mud or slurries, water and gases. These volcanoes do not produce any lava what so ever.

Norris Geyser Basin, WY

Norris Geyser Basin is the oldest, hottest and Yellowstone’s most dynamic thermal areas. Norris offers evidence of thermal features for nearly 115,000 years. The features may change daily owing to seismic activity frequent disturbances and water fluctuations. The water here is acidic

Old Faithful Geyser, WY

In the Yellowstone National Park of Wyoming, US, the Old Faithful Geyser is known for grand, scenic view. This name was given to the building in 1870, when the first geyser in the park got the honor of a name.

Yellowstone National Park, WY

The US state of Wyoming is blessed with breathtaking waterfall through a cascade is Yellowstone National Park. The Park has been established in the year 1872.

Lake Coeur d'Alene will be a highlight of today's trip. You will find the world's longest floating boardwalk. By the shores of beautiful Lake Coeur d'Alene, you will also find the Floating Green golf course, the one and only of its kind. Later we will arrive in Seattle Chinatown.

Itinerary: 

Lake Coeur d'Alene Sightseeing Cruise(Optional, 90 mins)→ Passing by the Floating Green golf course → Seattle


Attractions

Coeur d’Alene Cruise, ID

It is a sightseeing cruise on the Lake Coeur d’Alene. The cruises in Coeur d’Alene Cruises are operated all year-round, as well as it’s the way to browsecore charms of the Lake Coeur d’Alene. Coeur d’Alene Cruise takes the visitors the lakeside mansions of famous celebrities and their private yachts, and more. The Lake Coeur d'Alene Cruise proceeds daily from The Coeur d'Alene Resort for scenic tours, holiday specials, late morning brunch and evening sunset dinner cruises are also the tourist’s most favorite.

Lake Coeur d'Alene, ID

Lake Coeur d'Alene is a lake in Idaho, north-west United States. It is a dam-controlled lake which runs 50km in length and 5km across. The city is Coeur d'Alene is found at the lake's northern end. One of the impressive facts about this lake is that the name "Coeur d'Alene" has been given after the people of Coeur d'Alene to the lake.


  The order of itinerary may change without any notice depending on weather situations or for some other unforeseen circumstances.

  The order of activities held during the tour is planned by the tour guide. So, it may be different from what is mentioned on the tour page. On fewer occasions, Tour Guide has to skip an attraction or few during the tour depending on weather, traffic, group interest or some other reason.

  Some attractions are seasonal. So, when they are closed they will be replaced with some other attraction.

  You can skip some optional activities during the tour and plan something on your own. Make sure that you coordinate with Tour guide and stay with the group with next activity. Please note you cannot stay on the bus if you skip some optional activity.

  Probable hotel names are mentioned in the itinerary. It can be similar or a different hotel of the similar rating. Exact Hotel details can only be provided one day before the departure.

  Maximum 4 people of any age can stay in 1 Room in the hotel.

  These tours are conducted in a group. A group can have people of several cultures. We expect each person to coordinate with Tour guide to make sure things are on track.

  Though attractions are optional but you have to at least take 2 attractions.

Pricing


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What's Included

  Passengers will be picked up and dropped off at their chosen locations. (Please take notice of locations and times of pick up)

  All tours are carried out in air conditioned bus. We may also use a minivan depending on the number of people booking the tour.

  A professional tour escort will be with you throughout the tour.

  Tour package price includes all the taxes.

 Hotel accommodation included.


What's Excluded

  Rates could alter without prior notice.

  Optional fees will be paid in cash to the guide. Optional activities price may change or can be different as displayed on the website.

  Guide will arrange meals and drinks when requested as they are not included in the package.

  Daily Service charges for driver and the guide is $12 minimum per person.

  Such expenses as telephone services, alcoholic drinks, beverages and laundry services which are private room services.

  Services related to travel insurance.

  Other personal expenses.

Important: We never encourage customers to purchase admission packages from outside sources and try using them in this tour with discount. If they do, they must arrange transport on the same day. If you skip some attraction, you cannot do it on your own. You can sit near the bus or visit some nearby place, but you will not be allowed to sit in the bus.


Attraction Prices

Attractions Adult Child(3-11 yrs) Senior (65+ yrs)
Lake Coeur d'Alene, ID $25.00 $20.00 $25.00
Seafood Buffet Dinner, WA $28.00 $14.00 $28.00
Yellowstone Bear World Park, ID $27.00 $14.00 $26.00

  All the prices are listed in USD.

  Tour display price is based on double occupancy. It is the price each person will pay if a group of two is traveling.

  Prices may change without any notice.

  Prices include hotel accommodation, transportation and taxes.

  Admission Tickets to different places and meals are NOT included in the tour price.

  Mandatory Tip for tour guide and driver are NOT included.

  Only the tour guide can purchase entrance tickets for you. Pre-purchased tickets are NOT acceptable.

  A free (i.e. Buy 2 Get 1 Free) person, not showing up on a departure date will result in a penalty. The penalty is usually the fourth person price, but it varies. Free person has to pay for some admission tickets that is included in the tour package price of Paid Person.

  There must be at least one passenger of 18 years for every booking made with GoldenBusTours. For Children between the age group of 2 to 14 years, a different price will be charged. Please refer to Child price on our pricing calendar. Child Age may vary between different bus operators. Maximum 4 people of any age can stay in 1 Room in the hotel. If the 5th person is infant you will be charged normally then with the second room as an expense.

  Activities are optional though, but each customer has to participate in 2 activities at least. No city pass allowed. Some attractions are mandatory. Each customer has to take part in them and have to pay for them in cash.

Departure Location

Departure Location

  • 501 S Grady Way, (Uwajimaya Renton) Renton, WA 98057 at 7:15 AM
  • 502 S King St, (Chinatown gate) Seattle, WA 98104 at 07:45 AM
  • 4053 Factoria Square Mall SE, (Factoria Square Mall -Target) Bellevue, WA 98006 at 8:45 AM

Return Location

  • 502 S King St, (Chinatown gate) Seattle, WA 98104
  • 501 S Grady Way, (Uwajimaya Renton) Renton, WA 98057
  • 4053 Factoria Square Mall SE, (Factoria Square Mall -Target) Bellevue, WA 98006

Important Notes

  Arrive at departure location 10 to 15 minutes before the mentioned time to make sure you catch the bus on time. If in case you are late, the bus will not wait for you at the location and ultimately you will miss the entire tour (no refund in this case).

  Return time on the website is just an estimation. Expect some variation always. Time may change depending on traffic and weather situations

  There is a possibility that tour operator may use a shuttle to drop you off at the return location. It usually happens in the case of multiple return locations.

  You can leave the tour at any place only after signing a Tour Departure Form for leaving the tour early.

  Please note that price will stay the same even if you leave the tour early.

  If you have booked a pre-tour hotel stay, then you will have to arrange your own transport from hotel to departure location.

  If you have booked extra night hotel after the tour, then you will arrange transport from drop off point to hotel.

  On West Coast tours some bus operators have a lot of departure locations. A slow start is expected on these tours.

Policies

Cancellation and Refund Policy

No matter the reason for the cancellation, we are forced to carry costly charges from out travel and hotel providers in the form of penalties and fees that re-incurred when there is a cancellation of confirmed or pending bookings. As such, there are cancellation penalties or fees incurred. Determination of the time of cancellation will be done when the notice is received and confirmed by our office. You must make any notice of cancellation directly to GoldenBusTours by email or webmail at the Contact Us section.

We reserve the right to cancel or re-schedule any tour departure with respect to operating requirement or circumstances beyond control. In case a cancellation is made at any given moment in time before departure, our only liability as GoldenBusTours will be to refund you, the passenger with the amount we received for the booking of the tour. We will try our best to re-book the same or similar tour. We are not responsible for any cancellation penalties that may have been incurred on any other travel arrangements inclusive of separate purchase of air tickets.

We are not liable for any other travel arrangements that have been affected as a result of the cancellations.


Cancellation charges 

⇒  15 days or more prior to departure - 10% of the tour fees will be charged as cancellation.

⇒  8-15 days prior to departure - 55% of the tour fees will be charged as cancellation.

⇒  7 days prior to departure – 100% tour fees will be charged as cancellation.

An add-on fee of 6% for handling fees is charged in addition to the above penalties. No matter what the reason for cancellation is this processing fee will be deducted on each refund.

There is no refund for unused features. You forfeit the entire payment when you are a no-show.

In order for there not to be a cancellation, a minimum number of participants are required. We reserve the right to cancel a scheduled trip although every effort is made by us to ensure that normal operations are maintained.

An add-on fee of 6% for handling fees is charged in addition to the above penalties. No matter what the reason of cancellation is this processing fee will be deducted on each refund.

Note: More 30 days after the completion of the tour, we cannot grant any refunds.

Buy 2 Get 3rd Free: 

⇒  In the case of free passenger cancellation kindly update us 7 days before the departure. 

⇒  In the case of late cancellation request or free passenger does not show up on tour day then $128 will be charged.

Cancellation and reschedule charges are applicable even if you are NOT able to take the tour because of visa rejection. If you reschedule tour and later decides to cancel it then cancellation charges will be applicable to the original departure date and not to the rescheduled one.

Reservation, Booking & Redemption

Terms & Conditions

Any travel service purchases indicate your acceptance of the Terms & Conditions set out herein.

You are advised to carefully read through and understand these Terms & Conditions before making your booking.


Tour Confirmation

You will get an email immediately once you place an order. Tour Confirmation usually takes 2, 3 days except for urgent order. Urgent orders can be confirmed in a day or even few hours, but we can’t assure success in these cases. On fewer occasions, some of the others may require a longer period of time for confirmation. You are advised not to book airline tickets unless you have received the confirmation.


E-Ticket (Mandatory to be on bus)

Your e-ticket includes complete operator information such as local telephone numbers at your destination. You are required to print the e-tickets and bring them along with you on the trip. They will be needed as proof of purchase.


Changes in Booking

You may incur a fee for any revisions or alterations made to the reservation when the booking has already been confirmed. Cancellation fees may be applied to things such as name changes or corrections. They may also apply to tour date changes or tour itinerary changes. Please note that no departure changes are permitted 72 hours before departure.


Changes in Tour Itinerary

We are continuously striving to improve tour itineraries and features. In the event of unforeseen circumstances that are beyond the control, we do reserve the right to vary the itineraries and to substitute hotels. Duplicate departures may operate during certain peak periods, sometimes in reverse order. As such, hotels may vary from those included on the itinerary pages.

Reschedule

​If you wish to reschedule your tour (change the departure date or choose a different tour) then a reschedule fees may be applied. A reschedule fees of $25 or 6% (which one is higher) will be applied. Please note that all reschedule requests should be made before 18 days of tour departure. Requests made after the mentioned duration shall not be entertained.​

Cancellation and reschedule charges are applicable even if you are NOT able to take the tour because of visa rejection.

Pricing

1. One room can accommodate maximum 4 people. Even if you are 5 people including 1 month old baby you still need 2 rooms.

2. If you can carry your child up to 2 years of age then you do not need to book seats for him. It may vary from one tour to another.

3. Service providers hold the right to change the itinerary and hotel arrangements without any notice.

4. Child (0-9 years) and Single traveler going on the tour have special rates. These prices vary from one tour to another.

5. Meals and Attractions are not included. You can ask your tour guide to try to arrange the meal for you as per your requirements. For attractions, admission fees pay it to the tour guide on the tour.

6. Prices may change without any notice because of prices fluctuation in the market.

7. All prices mentioned on the website are in US dollars.

8. In Case of Bank Wire Transfer customer have to bear Wire transfer fee.

9. Tour package price is inclusive of taxes.

10. Tour Prices are every individual and in view of room inhabitance.

Child Rate:

Child rates are applicable for children between (0-12 years) of age. Parents are advised to bring car seats for the safety of their child.

Buy 2 Get 3rd discounted: Get 3rd Ticket on special discounted rates on the purchase of 2 tickets.

Responsibility

1.We highly recommend you to provide your flight details while booking tour with us or at least send us flight details via email 3 days before your tour departure. In case of non-compliance, you will be asked to join your hotel on the first day of tour at your own expense

 

2. Please check our return timings before booking your return flights at the end of the tour. During high season (National and Summer Holidays) book your flights at least 1 hour later than the suggested time.

3. Before booking any tour make sure to go through every detail like tour itinerary, tour price, cancellation policy,  reschedule and refund policies.

4. You should either bring a printed copy of your E-Ticket or bring it in your smartphone on the day of tour departure. You should also bring a valid photo ID along with your E-Ticket. In the case of any issues for not carrying E-Ticket or Photo ID GoldenBusTour will not be responsible.

5.Make sure to provide a valid phone number so we can reach you in the case of any emergency.

6. Please read all important notes, inclusion, exclusion section, terms and conditions, policies and below notes.

    6a. Tour Operator holds the right to cancel the tour at any time depending on poor weather condition or some other unforeseen circumstances. However, GoldenBusTour will update its customers about the cancellation and shall not be held accountable for charges other than tour fees.

    6b. Change in tour price will not affect any confirmed booking.

    6c. Tour Operator can change the order of itinerary at any time without any notice.

7.You will be responsible for your travel documents during the tour.

8.Reach Departure location about 20 to 30 minutes before departure time. Unfortunately, no one will wait for you in case you get in late. The bus mostly has Bus Operator name and logo on it. Even if you are five minutes late and miss the bus then GoldenBusTours or Tour Operator will not be responsible. There will be no refund in this case. You will be charged 100% tour fee.

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