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West Yellowstone: Yellowstone Lower Loop Day Trip with Lunch

West Yellowstone: Yellowstone Lower Loop Day Trip with Lunch

From US$ 1,800 per group up to 8

Discover Yellowstone National Park's lower loop on this private van tour departing from West Yellowstone. Enjoy waters, snacks, and a picnic lunch along the way.

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Duration 11 hours
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Live tour guide
Pickup included
Pickup is proved at at your accommodation within West Yellowstone, Jackson or Teton Village. Please wait in the lobby at the specified pickup time.
Wheelchair accessible
Private group


  • Savor a freshly-prepared, delicious picnic lunch at a scenic location
  • Take a photo with the Yellowstone sign and with the Old Faithful geyser
  • Explore some of thermal features like the colorful Fountain Paint Pots
  • See the largest hot spring in the United States at the Grand Prismatic Spring
  • Experience the raw power of the Yellowstone river's Upper and Lower falls
Full description

Admire classic sights in the Yellowstone National Park on this guided private van tour from West Yellowstone. Watch Old Faithful erupt, peer into the the Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone River, and see the colorful muds that gave Fountain Paint Pots its name.

Enjoy the convenience of pickup directly from your accommodation and hop aboard a spacious and air-conditioned van. Sit back and relax on the drive to the Yellowstone sign where you can stop and get a picture with the sign.

Head to the famed Old Faithful area to experience the geyser's eruption which occurs every 90 minutes. will erupt every ninety minutes and we will make a point of witnessing the eruption. Take a short boardwalk stroll to view other geysers like Beehive, Castle, The Lion Group, Sawmill, and Daisy.

Make your way to the Midway Geyser Basin to see the Fountain Paint pots where the iron has given the mud a rich array of colors. See the Grand Prismatic Spring, the Clepsydra Geyser, and the Excelsior Geyser crater.

Stop for lunch in the early afternoon. Sit down to a fresh picnic spread of Boars Head turkey, ham, lettuce, onion, tomato, avocado (freshly prepped on-site), chips, salsa, fruit, and cookies.

Continue to the Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone River, but make some stops at points of interest along the way like the Firehole Canyon drive, the Madison River, the Gibbon River Falls, Elk Park, and the breathtaking Virginia Cascades.

Spend some time at the Canyon Area with the main draw being the Upper and Lower Falls of the Yellowstone River. Drive to some iconic sites such as Hayden Valley, the Mud Volcano, the Yellowstone Lake, and the West Thumb geyser before return to your hotel in the evening.  

  • Hotel pickup and drop-off from selected locations
  • Guide
  • Van transportation
  • Locally made snack bars
  • Waters
  • Picnic lunch
  • Binoculars and spotting scope
  • National Park entrance fees
  • Tips
Not suitable for
  • Children under 6 years

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Important information

What to bring

  • Sunglasses
  • Hat
  • Sunscreen
  • Weather-appropriate clothing

Know before you go

  • This tour is wheelchair accessible
  • This tour involves a moderate amount of walking
  • This tour operates rain or shine
  • This tour is only for those aged 6 and above
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