North West America - Geysers to Glaciers

Price per person
from £3,035

Price based on
London Heathrow
5th Jul 2018 departure

Key inclusions

  • VIP private home pick-up service
  • Flights
  • Transfers
  • 11 days

  • Western USA

  • Steady pace

  • Classic escorted tour

A vast and inspiring widescreen tour across the epic landscape of Northwest America: visit the Mormon home of Salt Lake City, look for herds of bison in Yellowstone National Park, and cross the mighty Logan Pass into a glacial wonderland.

At a glance


  • Salt Lake City Explore the centre of the Mormon religion.
  • Grand Teton National Park One of America's last preserves of wild solitude.
  • Yellowstone National Park Look out for the geothermal spoutings of the 'Old Faithful' Geyser.
  • Going-to-the-Sun Road Travel along one of North America's most spectacular highways.
  • Glacier National Park Experience the epic beauty of its alpine scenery and jagged peaks.
  • Seattle Head to the top of the city's iconic 605-foot-high Space Needle.
North West America - Geysers to Glaciers 2017

What's included

  • VIP private home pick-up service
  • Flights
  • Transfers
  • Services of a tour director
  • Accommodation
  • Selected meals
  • Porterage
  • All airport taxes
  • Single share option
Price match guarantee

With accommodation, transfers, excursions, selected meals, private VIP home pick-up and the services of an expert Tour Director all included in the price, our escorted tour holidays are highly rated by our customers. But should you find a like-for-like tour cheaper elsewhere, we will match its price and give you a further £100 reduction.

VIP home pick-up service

Our VIP home pick-up service is included up to 50 miles to your departure airport. Your driver will happily load and unload your luggage, and drive you to your departure terminal. At the close of your trip, you'll be welcomed by your driver in the arrivals hall and returned home again. A supplement is payable per mile over 50 miles.

Single Share available

Our single share option will match you with a fellow solo traveller of the same gender in a twin room, so you don't have to pay a single supplement. If there's no one available to share with, you don't pay any additional single supplement. Please call us to book a single-share holiday.

Overview

A vast and inspiring widescreen tour across the epic landscape of Northwest America: visit the Mormon home of Salt Lake City, look for herds of bison in Yellowstone National Park, and cross the mighty Logan Pass into a glacial wonderland.

Total meals included:

  • 3 breakfasts

UK - Salt Lake City

Day
1

Fly to Salt Lake City where on arrival transfer to your hotel.

No meals included

Salt Lake City - Jackson

Day
2

Salt Lake City is set on the edge of a salt desert and surrounded by mountains and forests. This is the centre of the Mormon religion, where Brigham Young declared to his followers, "This is the place." Enjoy an orientation tour that will show you the best of the vibrant capital of Utah, including Temple Square with its impressive six-spired temple and adjacent tabernacle. Later, continue north to the Wild West town of Jackson with its wooden sidewalks and swing-door saloons.

Meals included:

  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

Jackson - Grand Teton National Park - Yellowstone National Park

Day
3

This morning, visit magnificent Grand Teton National Park, one of America's last preserves of wild solitude. It's 13,770-foot-high ridges are crested with snow most of the year. Stroll along the shores of beautiful glacier-fed Jenny Lake before ending the day in America's first national park, Yellowstone.

No meals included

Yellowstone National Park

Day
4

Today, see the 'Grand Canyon' of Yellowstone National Park and the Upper and Lower Falls. Watch for herds of bison and view many of Yellowstone's geothermal sites, including the famous 'Old Faithful' Geyser.

No meals included

Yellowstone National Park - Helena

Day
5

This morning, take the west exit out of Yellowstone and continue through Montana's 'Big Sky Country'. Keep an eye out for bison, bighorn sheep, elk habitat and take in views of Hebgen Lake with it's crystal-blue water and picture-perfect mountain backdrop. Marvel at the forces of nature unleashed at Quake Lake and visit the Canyon Earthquake Lake Visitors Centre, where the results of a 7.4 -magnitude earthquake and the ghostly shadows of the trees and cabins in the bottom of the lake are visible below the enormous rockslide. Finally, drive through the incredible Madison River valley, where 'Big Sky' comes to life and discover the western town of Ennis. Overnight in Helena, 'Queen City of the Rockies.'

No meals included

Helena - Missoula - Kalispell

Day
6

Today, continue to Missoula, a major lumber centre and home of the U.S. Forest Service and the 'Smoke jumpers'' training centre. There will be time to go to the Visitors Centre at the 18,450-acre National Bison Range and watch for bison, elk, antelope and mountain sheep. Continue along the shores of Flathead Lake, lined with cherry orchards and one of America's freshwater lakes.

Meals included:

  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

Kalispell - Glacier National Park - Kalispell

Day
7

A highlight today will be boarding the famous vintage 'Red Jammer Buses' that travel along one of North America's most spectacular highways: 'Going-to-the-Sun Road'. After crossing 6,664-foot-high Logan Pass, enter a geographical wonderland of alpine scenery, where jagged peaks, deep-green forests, pristine lakes and meadows dominate the landscape.

No meals included

Kalispell - Coeur d'Alene - Spokane

Day
8

Coeur d'Alene, Idaho, is surrounded by dozens of lakes left behind by the glaciers of the Ice Age. There are more than 55 lakes, but none more scenic than Lake Coeur d'Alene itself. There will be time to explore this lakefront town independently before continuing to Spokane, Washington, for the night.

No meals included

Spokane - Seattle

Day
9

This morning, continue to Seattle, the 'Emerald City'. This afternoon's sightseeing includes the Seattle Centre, site of the 1962 World Fair and the 605-foot-high Space Needle and a stop at the colourful Pike Place Market.

No meals included

Seattle - UK

Day
10

Transfer to the airport for your flight to the UK.

Meals included:

  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

Home landing in the UK

Day
11

No meals included

Things to note

Accommodation as stated or similar

LOGAN PASS: The visit to Logan Pass is normally possible from mid-June to mid-September.  If unable to travel to Logan Pass, alternative sightseeing on the Red Jammer buses will be done.

 

National Park accommodation for 2018 will be advised as soon as possible

Hotels

Tour hotels will be as specified or alternatives of a similar standard.


  • Salt Lake City: Comfort Inn Downtown (2017) / Comfort Inn Downtown (2018)
  • Jackson: Painted Buffalo Inn (2017) / Mountain Modern Hotel (2018)
  • Yellowstone National Park: Grant Village (2017) / Yellowstone National Park Lodge (2018)
  • Helena: La Quinta Inn & Suites
  • Kalispell: Red Lion Hotel
  • Spokane: Red Lion River Inn
  • Seattle: Quality Inn & Suites Seattle Centre

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