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8-Day Salt Lake City to Rapid City, Mount Rushmore, Grand Teton, Yellowstone, Rocky Mountain, Badlands National Park and Denver Tour (Free Airport Pickup)

Tour Code: GOL-SLC-133A
Duration: 8 Day(s) / 7 Night(s)
Tour Guide: Chinese, English
Quality: Budget
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8-Day Salt Lake City to Rapid City, Mount Rushmore, Grand Teton, Yellowstone, Rocky Mountain, Badlands National Park and Denver Tour (Free Airport Pickup)
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Overview

Experience: UNESCO, Family

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

Tour Guide:Chinese, English


Available Days :

2021-08-07 | 2021-08-21 | 2021-09-04 | 2021-09-18 | 2021-10-02

Highlights :

【Premium Service】 Travel in comfort with our experienced professional Chinese speaking tour escort.

【Safety First】Travel with thoroughly disinfected sightseeing coach and our professional well-trained tour escort.

【Nice Hotel】Brand hotels of three of the largest hotel groups (Hilton, InterContinental, Marriott)

【Premium Journey】 Visit seven states within 8 days -- Utah, Montana, Wyoming, Idaho, South Dakota, Nebraska, Colorado, while taking in numerous spectacular scenery along the way.

【National Parks】 Visit four national parks with this special designed tour -- Yellowstone, Grand Teton,Badlands, Rocky Mountain.

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

  • Vaccination certificate or a negative nucleic acid test within 3 days before the departure date.

Itinerary

Today we will take the flight to the state capital and largest city in Utah -- Salt Lake City.Your tour escort will be waiting at the airport with detailed transfer arrangements to the hotel. Welcome dinner will be prepared for guests who arrive and meet with your tour escort before 17:00.

Special remarks for airport pick-up:

1.Complimentary airport pick-up is available at 14:00, 17:00, and 21:00. Please make sure to meet with our staff at the listed time slots with your claimed baggage. Please make sure to be at the meeting point on time. All three scheduled shuttles will depart on time, and no transfer service available after 21:00.

2.Exclusive hotel transfer for guests who book ticket through us with flight escort service.

3.Guests who arrive after 17:00 will not be able to enjoy our welcome dinner.

Hotel:Hilton Garden Inn Salt Lake City Airport or Similar.

Itinerary:

Hotel → Great Salt Lake(35mins) → Utah State Capitol (35mins) → Temple Square (30mins) → Library Square (outside visit, 25mins) →Yellowstone Bear World (optional, 70mins) → Hotel

Hotel:Hampton Inn Idaho Falls/Airport or Similar.


Attractions

Great Salt Lake, UT

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.

Temple Square, UT

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.

Utah State Capitol, UT

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.

Utah, UT

The western region of US has a state known as Utah. Salt Lake City is the capital of the state. The overall area of Utah took it on 13th rank. However, it is on the 31st position as per population in US.

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.

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:

Grand Teton National Park (90 mins) → Yellowstone National Park → West Thumb Geyser Basin (30mins) → Old Faithful Geyser (45mins) → The Grand Prismatic Hot Spring (45mins) → Idaho Falls

Hotel:Hampton Inn Idaho Falls/Airport or Similar.


Attractions

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.

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.

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.

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 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 Yellowstone National Park again. In the northwest, the Mammoth District features Mammoth Hot Springs Terrace which was formed by the limestone of softer nature. As hot water rises through limestone, large quantities of rock are dissolved by the hot water, and a white chalky mineral is deposited on the surface.  Yellowstone is also pristine mountain-range wilderness and an open refuge for wildlife, including grizzly bear, elk, American bison, moose and wolf.

Itinerary: 

Yellowstone National Park → Norris Geyser Basin (30mins) → Mammoth Hot Springs (45mins) → Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone (30mins) → Lower Yellowstone River Falls (30mins) → Stargazing in the suburbs of Billings (optional, 45mins)

Hotel:Hampton Inn Billings-Southgate or Similar.


Attractions

Grand Canyon of Yellowstone, WY

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.

Lower Yellowstone River Falls, WY

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.

Mammoth Hot Springs, WY

On a hill of travertine in a YellowstoneNationalPark, there is a large complex of hot springs known as Mammoth Hot Springs. It is located in Wyoming.

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

Itinerary:

Hotel → Deadwood walking tour (Optional,60 mins) → Rapid City (15 mins) → Hotel → MT Rushmore&Crazy Horse Night View (optional, 120 mins) → Hotel

Hotel:Hampton Inn Rapid City, Rapp St or Similar.


Attractions

Crazy Horse Memorial, SD

A Monument of Mountain in Custer County constructed on Privately-held land is the Crazy Horse Memorial. It has a height of 172 meters.

Mount Rushmore National Memorial, SD

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.

Rapid City, SD

Rapid City in South Dakota of US is a favorite tourism spot and close to Mount Rushmore National Monument. It is also known as ‘the city of Presidents’ due to sculpture of famous Presidents.

Itinerary:

Hotel → Badlands National Park (90 mins) → Wall drug (50 mins)

Hotel:Hilton Garden Inn Longmont or Similar.


Attractions

Badlands National Park, SD

The rough loveliness of the Badlands lures guests from round the sphere. These prominent geologic deposits hold one of the world’s lushest fossil beds. The park is 244,000 acres and saves a span of diverse grassland.

Wall Drug, SD

Located in the heart of South Dakota, the Wall Drug is the most renowned shopping mall. It is a massive shopping mall comprising of thedrug store, gift shop, restaurants, specialty stores, and numerous attractions. The stores of the Wall Drug are run by one entity, unlike other traditional shopping malls in the country. It was built in the year 1931, and it’s now attracting several million visitors from all around the country

Itinerary:

Hotel → Rocky Mountain National Park (135mins) → Red Rocks Park and Amphitheatre (30mins) → Hotel

Hotel:Hampton Inn Denver Airport/Gateway Park or Similar.


Attractions

Red Rocks Park, CO

Red Rocks Park is situated in the Jefferson County, Colorado. It is a mountain park and is famous for the large red sandstone extensions. The park was added to the National Historic Landmarks program.

Rocky Mountains, CA

The Rocky Mountains famous for its name Rockies is a popular tourist destination for recreational activities including hiking, camping, fishing, hunting, and mountaineering, mountain biking, skiing, and snowboarding.

Itinerary:

Hotel → Colorado State Capitol Building (outside visit, 30mins) → Big Blue Bear (15 mins) → The 16th St Mall, Denver (30mins) → Denver International Airport (DEN)


Attractions

16th Street Mall, CO

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.


  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.

  Free Airport pick up is available on this tour. The Tour Package price will not include Mandatory Tour Guide tips for Airport Pickup.

 Hotel accommodation included.


What's Excluded

  Cash payments of admission fee for Optional Activities would be made to the Tour Guide. Optional activities price may change or can be different as displayed on the website.

  Airport pickup service charges $12/person.

  Though meals and drinks are not a part of the package the guide will arrange them upon request.

  Mandatory Tip for the driver and the guide will be $12 per person per day. Paid in Cash on Day 1.

  Telephone services, laundry services, Alcoholic drinks, and beverages are private room charges.

  Travel insurance.

  Additional personal expenditure.

Note: Customers should not buy admission tickets or passes on their own and use them on this discounted tours. In case they do, they will have to arrange their own transport.


Attraction Prices

Attractions Adult Child(3-11 yrs) Senior (65+ yrs)
Deadwood Walking Tour, SD $20.00 $15.00 $20.00
Mt. Rushmore & Crazy Horse Night View, WY $50.00 $40.00 $50.00
Stargazing in the suburbs of Billings, WY $40.00 $30.00 $40.00
Yellowstone Bear World Park, ID $40.00 $30.00 $40.00

  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

  • Kindly book your flights to depart from Denver Airport For Domestic after 12:00 PM and international flights departing after 10:00 to 10:30 PM.

Return Location

  • Kindly book your flights to depart from Salt Lake City airport (SLC) For Domestic after 12:00 PM and international flights departing after 10:00 to 10:30 PM.

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 from 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.

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.

11. Final hotels booked may not be same as the one mentioned on the website.

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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