7-Day Denver to Crazy Horse Memorial, Devil’s Tower, Mt. Rushmore, Grand Teton, Arches National Park, Rocky Mountains and Yellowstone National Park In-depth Tour (Free Airport Pickup)
Tour Code: GOL-DEN-104A
Duration: 7 Day(s) / 6 Night(s)
Tour Guide: Chinese, English
- 7 Days left
Experience: UNESCO, Family
Extra (Excluded): Wifi, Meal etc...
Tour Guide:Chinese, English
Tourists can visit the Colorado State Capitol, Mount Rushmore National Monument, Yellowstone National Park, Old Faithful, Fountain Hiking Trail, Grand Prismatic Spring and Fountain Paint Pots, Morning Glory Pools, and Norris Hill. You can explore the area by visiting the Basin, visiting Yellowstone Falls, and Yellowstone Canyon. Discover Yellowstone Lake, Mud Volcanoes, Jackson, Wyoming, Grand Teton National Park, Temple Square, the Utah State Capitol, the Great Salt Lake, and more on this fun and exciting guided bus tour from Denver at a great value. You can go around with great discounts and benefits.
Take a pleasant flight to Denver, the State Capital of Colorado! Please meet our friendly tour guide at Baggage Claim #6 located inside the East Terminal by 1:30PM. Drive to the State House of Colorado and Civic Center for sightseeing. Proceed to 16st Street Mall, home to some of Denver’s most historical buildings, and enjoysome free time.Drive to and stay overnight in the State Capitol of Wyoming, City of Cheyenne.
Denver airport pick-up → Colorado State Capitol Building (40 mins) → The 16th St Mall, Denver (90 mins) → Cheyenne
Hotel: Red Lion Hotel Cheyenne Or similar.
The 16th Street Mall, opened in 1982, is a transit mall in Colorado US. The 2km long mall connects downtown Denver at Union Station, which was extended 2002, to Central Platte Valley (CPV). It is a shopping and business destination with several shopping mall and offices.
Cheyenne is the capital of the US state Wyoming , it has a population of 59,466 according to a census of 2010. The city was established in 1867, it is situated on Crow Creek and Dry Creek.
The home of Colorado General Assembly and the offices of Lieutenant Governor as well as Governor is known as Denver State Capitol is known as Denver State Capitol.
Drive to Crazy Horse Indian Memorial this morning and sightsee world’s largest mountain carving! Created by the hands of both Americans and Natives, the monumental mountain carving stands today in honor of a true hero who fought for freedom, Crazy Horse. The Most Famous Icon of America, Mt. Rushmore is our next stop. George Washington, Thomas Jefferson, Theodore Roosevelt, Abraham Lincoln, look down from their stony height and remind everyone even impossible is possible! Drive to Bear Country (own expense) next, discover Native Rocky Mountain Animals up close! Wolves, mountain lions, elk, reindeer, buffalos… and over 160 bears in this largest wild life park! Next drive to the first National Monument in the world, Devil’s Tower!The tower rises over 1,200 feet above the valley, and the hexagonal columns that make up the tower are truly unique and rare, and the tallest and largest in the world! Long known by Native Americans as “Bear’s Dwelling”, the tower is also featured in famous movie “Close Encounters of the Third Kind”. Stay overnight in Gillette Wyoming.
Cheyenne → Crazy Horse Monument (60 mins) → Mount Rushmore National Memorial (90 mins) → Devil's Tower (45 mins) → Gillette
Hotel: Wingate by Wyndham Gillette Or Similar.
A Monument of Mountain in Custer County constructed on Privately-held land is the Crazy Horse Memorial. It has a height of 172 meters.
Crazy Horse Memorial is a mountain monument which is under construction on private land in Black Hills, South Dakota. The master plan of the monument includes a mountain carving. This monument started construction back in 1948 and currently is very far from completion. However, if this is somehow completed, it will be the second tallest statue in the world after the Statue of Unity.
The laccoliths and ingenuous intrusion in the Bear Lodge Mountains Wyoming is said to be as Devils Tower National Monument. This monument is famous for its height and unique look.
One of the traditional cracks climbing area in North America with hundreds of parallel cracks is known as Devils Tower. It is the most visited place located in Wyoming.
Refers to a sculpture located in the black hills, the height of the sculpture is 18m. The sculpture was constructed in 1927 and was opened for public in 1941.
Drive through the Rockies this morning, enjoy the beautiful scenery along the way! Endless stretch of mountains decorated by glaciers and snow, blooming flowers and lush forests, rivers and waterfalls, outline the picturesque view! Try to spot wild animals from your deluxe coach! Arrive in Yellowstone National Park – World’s First National Park at noon. Yellowstone is home to world’s largest super volcano and over 10,000 geothermal features. Here you can find almost everything you expect to see in a national park! Snow covered mountains, waterfalls, lakes, rivers, canyons, meadows, herds of buffalos, elks… and the most amazing geothermal features in the world! Geysers, hot springs, fumaroles and mud pots are the wonders that make YS truly unique. Stay overnight in West Yellowstone.
Gillette → Pass by Rocky Mountains → Yellowstone National Park (3 hours, we will head to Upper Yellowstone Falls, Artist's Point Spring, Hayden Valley, Yellowstone Valley, Mud Volcano, Fishing Bridge and other attractions, The tour guide will be adjusted according to the actual situation of the day, please refer to the actual arrangement.)
Hotel: White Buffalo West Yellowstone Or Yellowstone Country Inn Or Dude & Roundup Or Travelers Lodge Or Similar.
Artist Point is the best place to experience the picturesque beauty of the nature with the natural colors of geothermal features and Yellowstone falls.
The Fishing Bridge, WY is a recreational vehicle park located near the Yellowstone River mouth. The Fishing Bridge is a wooden vehicle bridge that provides a great platform for the visitors to park and fish for native Cutthroat trout. Now, fishing is not allowed from the bridge, but visitors can watch White Pelicans and other waterfowl gliding in the crystal clear water.
Hayden Valley is a sub-alpine, large valley in Yellowstone National Park. It is between Yellowstone Lake and Yellowstone Falls. Along the river is the valley floor where Yellowstone Lake is much larger. This valley is renowned for its view of wildlife in Yellowstone.
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.
The Yellowstone River flowing north towards the Haden Valley, first plunges over a steep cliff forming a massive Upper Yellowstone Falls, and then it flows downstream forming the Lower Yellowstone Falls. The Upper Yellowstone Falls is more than thirty meters high. The edge of upper falls symbols the intersection between a rhyolite lava flow and glassy lava that has been eroded by the wind and water heavily.
Enjoy a full day adventure in World’s First National Park! Sightsee Grand Prismatic Spring, Fountain Paint Pots, and Old Faithful Geyser, Yellowstone Grand Canyon, Yellowstone River, Norris Geyser Basin. Wonders come one after another! Stay overnight in Cody.
West Yellowstone → Yellowstone National Park (8 hours)
Yellowstone tours departing on Sunday from 05/21/2023 to 10/01/2023, if you book 31 days in advance, you will have the opportunity to upgrade to the Yellowstone Lake Grant Village one night for free. The number is limited, on a first come first serve basis and while supplies last. If the Lake Grant Village is sold out, it will be arranged to stay in White Buffalo West Yellowstone, Yellowstone Country Inn, Dude RoundUp, Travelers Lodge or similar.
Hotel: Grant Village Yellowstone (Free Upgrade, First Come First Served) or West Yellowstone Hotel Or Similar.
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.
The Grand Canyon Of Yellowstone is the largest Canyon on the Yellowstone River. The Canyon is almost 24 miles long, 800-1200 feet deep and 0.25-0.75 miles wide.
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.
Refers to the river fall located in the Yellow stone national park, according to the statistics the total height of the river fall is 33 meters which is actually 109 feet.
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
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.
Continue to explore Yellowstone National Park this morning. Then travel along the Snake River to Grand Teton National Park, where we see this natural wonder's amazing view. Travel to Jackson, a famous cowboy town as well as a world’s renowned vacation destination. Be sure to visit the Elk Antler Arches Square located in the center of Jackson!Arrive in Salt Lake City to visit the GreatSalt Lake, known as the America’s Dead Sea. Stay overnight in Salt Lake City.
West Yellowstone → Yellowstone National Park (40 mins, stop at West Thumb Geyser Basin) → Grand Teton National Park (60 mins) → Jackson → Elk Antler Arches Park (60 mins) → Great Salt Lake (20 mins) → Salt Lake City
Kindly Reminder: Before the South Entrance of Yellowstone opens on May 10th, some attractions in Yellowstone may be closed due to snow, and additional stops will be made to replace according to weather and road conditions.
Hotel: Ramada by Wyndham Salt Lake City or Similar.
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.
The Great Salt Lake is located in the Northern part of Utah and is the largest salt water lake in the West, The Great Salt Lake covers an area of around 1700 square miles.
Located in Wyoming; White Elk Refuge serves as the biggest elk sanctuary in the entire world. Visitors can see the wildlife in its natural habitat and enjoy the fresh air in the wild. White Elk Refuge Park is a perfect place to take photographs and enjoy the wildlife.
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.
Drive to Capitol Hill this morning, and visit the most expensive and magnificent State House in America, Utah State Capitol! Take walk in the State Capitol building, and amazed by the architecture, sculptures and the rich history behind it. Temple Square is our next stop! Follow Mormon Missionary sisters’ lead and see the virtue kingdom for LDS church, the Temple Square, and learn the history and teachings of the LDS Church. Drive to Arches National Park in the afternoon, home to world’s highest concentration of natural sandstone arches. The park covers 73000 acres where over 2000 arches have been found. Over time, water, ice and erosion have shaped the region into the geological wonder it is today. Balanced Rock, Windows, Three Gossips…You may even discover an arch yourself! Stay overnight in Grand Junction.
Utah State Capitol (30 mins) → Temple Square (40 mins) → Arches National Park (3 hours) → Grand Junction
Hotel: Grand Vista Hotel Grand Junction Or Similar.
Arches National park located in eastern Utah is home to a number of natural sandstone arches. The bewitching red sandstone formations make the park an intriguing place to explore.
Temple Square is a religiously attractive place spread over 10 acres. It was constructed in 1853 and is functional as personalized by The Church of Jesus Christ. The spiritual appeal of the temple is remarkable among the tourists.
The House of Government in Utah has been established in December, 1912. There are offices of State Auditor, Attorney General, Lieutenant Governor and Utah State Legislature located in Utah State Capitol.
stretch of entire Rocky Mountains, and the highest point of all interstate highways in America. Cross the continental divide and enjoy the beautiful scenery along the way! Arrive at Vail, the best of Golden Triangle of Colorado Rockies! Vail is a world-renowned vacation and ski destination, and home to World’s best ski resorts. Visit Red Rock Amphitheatre located in Rocky Mountains overlooking Greater Denver Area next. Arrive at Denver International Airport afterwards and finish our pleasant 7-day Yellowstone and Mt Rushmore Tour.
Grand Junction → Across the Rockies → Vail & Lunch (120 mins) → Red Rocks Park and Amphitheatre (45 mins) → Denver International Airport(DEN)
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.
Pick-up and drop-off to a chosen location will be provided. ( Note the locations and times of pick-up)
A deluxe coach with air conditioning will be providing the transport. In case only a few passengers are there to take part in the tour a high top Mercedes 15 seat minibus may be used for this purpose.
Professional escort for the tour will be provided.
Hotel accommodation will be provided for nights.
All taxes are included in the price of tour package.
Free Airport pick up is available on this tour. The Tour Package price will not include Mandatory Tour Guide tips for Airport Pickup.
Mandatory Fee: $220/per person for Yellowstone NP, Grand Teton, Presidential Boulder, Crazy Horse Boulder, Devil's Peak, Arches, Great Salt Lake and Fuel Surcharge.
Travelers can get front seats in the first 3 rows by paying $90 per person.
Fares for air travel and transport from home to and from the location chosen for pick-up.
Airport pickup service charges $10/person.
Expenditure for personal purposes.
Fee for all Optional Activities and entrance paid in cash to the tour guide. He will arrange tickets for the whole group. Some attractions might be closed on public holidays. Seasonal attractions will be closed after a certain time and itinerary will be changed based on it. Optional activities price may change or can be different as displayed on the website.
A minimum of $12 service fee per passenger per day is not included in the price of the tour package. Pay it in cash to Tour guide and bus driver. This service fees collected from passengers complement the incomes of driver and the tour guide.
Though the meals are excluded,but the guides will arrange them for you.
Room fees of personal nature, such as, laundry fees, telephone, service-fees of valets, expenses on alcoholic drinks and what you buy from mini bar. However, specified fees may be included.
Important Notice:Passengers are discouraged from purchasing admission packages from sources outside and trying to use them for this tour provided at a discounted price. In case they want to do so, they must arrange transport the same day.
All the prices are listed in USD.
Any Amount paid in cash to the Tour Guide is not refundable.
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.
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.
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.
Cancellation and Refund Policy
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.
Check-in Yellowstone Wooden House
⇒ 16 to 46 days or more prior to departure - 50% of the tour fees will be charged as cancellation.
⇒ 9 to 15 days prior to departure - 70% of the tour fees will be charged as cancellation.
⇒ 8 days prior to departure – 100% tour fees will be charged as cancellation.
Not checking in Yellowstone Wooden House
⇒ 16 to 31 days or more prior to departure - 30% of the tour fees will be charged as cancellation.
⇒ 9 to 15 days prior to departure - 50% of the tour fees will be charged as cancellation.
⇒ 8 days prior to departure – 100% tour fees will be charged as cancellation.
Any Amount paid in cash to the Tour Guide is not refundable.
There is no refund for unused features. You forfeit the entire payment when you are a no-show on the departure date for any reason including COVID.
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, the processing fee will be deducted on each refund.
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. We reserve the right to cancel or re-schedule any tour departure with respect to operating requirements 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 amount we received for the booking of the tour. We will try our best to re-book the same or similar tour if the future travel plan suits you. We are not responsible for any cancellation penalties that may have been incurred on any other travel arrangements like separate purchase of air tickets, visa cost, taxi fare etc. We are not liable for any other travel arrangements that have been affected as a result of the cancellations.
Note: More than 30 days after the completion of the tour, we cannot grant any refunds.
Cancellation and reschedule charges are applicable even if you are NOT able to take the tour because of visa rejection, COVID or any other serious issue. If you reschedule a tour and later decide 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.
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.
If you want to reschedule your tour (change the departure date or choose a different tour) then a reschedule fees may be applied. No reschedule request will be entertained within 15 days before the departure date.
Cancellation and reschedule charges are applicable even if you are NOT able to take the tour because of visa rejection.
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.
11. Gift coupons are available in limited quantity on first come first serve basis.
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 for same room.
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.
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.