There are few things more fun than Guided Tours in Yellowstone National Park when it comes to spring and summertime activities. Of course, there are sure to be plenty of questions before the trip is actually booked. For example, how much do Yellowstone tours cost? How will the current climate be affecting these prices?
For starters, it will behoove the traveler to book their tour for this summer before April 15th, 2022. This simple decision allows travelers to lock in their trip at last year’s rates. As expected, the rates will be increasing because of the recent spike in fuel prices. By taking the initiative and booking early, travelers ensure continued access to last year’s prices.
Yellowstone Summer Sightseeing Vacations & Tours
Thanks to the personalized experiences that Yellowstone offers, visitors are given the chance to make lifetime memories. No more being stuck in traffic! Come enjoy all the awesome vacations and tours that Yellowstone can provide.
Private tours are available, and these tours depart from Big Sky and West Yellowstone, MT only. These tours utilize smaller SUVs and vehicles so that visitors are able to easily pull over and check out all the cool wildlife sightings. These tours take place on the smaller roads where the buses cannot go. The guides are highly experienced when it comes to avoiding traffic jams.
The tours cost a bit more, but visitors will get to see a lot more. There is very little staff turnover, so guides stand out from the other tours that are provided. There are no other businesses to be found here. Everyone is fully dedicated to Yellowstone tours. Visitors are more than welcome to stop by and see the difference for themselves!
Lower Loop Adventure
This tour is open seven days a week from mid-April through early November. Visitors who choose this adventure will have the chance to see Fountain Paint Pots, Old Faithful Geyser, the Old Faithful Inn, Yellowstone Lake, the Lake Hotel, Hayden Valley, the Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone, Upper Falls, Lower Falls, Crystal Falls, and Gibbon Falls.
Upper Loop/ Wildlife Adventure
These tours are also available during the same time frame. The north side of Yellowstone does not always receive the attention that it should. To truly appreciate the diversity of Yellowstone’s terrain and wildlife, visitors need to choose this adventure. This allows them to see Rustic Falls, Mammoth Hot Springs, Upper Terrace Drive (closed to large vehicles), Undine Falls, the Petrified Tree (closed to large vehicles), the Lamar Valley, Tower Falls, and Dunraven Pass.
Private Day Tours
Seven people per trip are allowed to attend. These tours can last for up to 11 hours from Big Sky and 9 hours from West Yellowstone. Once the guide arrives for pickup, be sure to let them know what you would like to do and see so they may tailor the trip accordingly. Whether a visitor wants to do some sightseeing, take a day-long hike, check out some wildlife, gaze at some geysers or do some swimming, there is no shortage of options available.
These tours are both available from mid-April until early November.
Private Tour Rates
$900 per day for 1 or 2 people
$1000 per day for 3 or 4 people
$1100 per day for 5 or 6 people
Note: A 4% tax is included on all Big Sky trips.
$800 per day for 1 or 2 people
$900 per day for 3 or 4 people
$950 per day for 5 or 6 people
Private tours coming from Bozeman are priced at $1,050 per day.
What About Tours For 7 or More?
Old Faithful, Canyon and Madison Junction tours are all offered to larger groups for $1,300 per day. These tours are up to 7 1/2 hours long and are available for up to 7 people.
If you have any further questions, be sure to ask us about our winter tours, photographer trips, day hikes, vacation packages and backpacking adventures.