Western Frontiers with Rocky Mountaineer Silverleaf

Western Frontiers with Rocky Mountaineer Silverleaf

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Western Frontiers with Rocky Mountaineer Silverleaf

13 Days Starting in Las Vegas (NV) and ending in Salt Lake City (UT)

Visiting:

Las Vegas

,

Zion National Park

,

Bryce Canyon National Park

,

Salt Lake City

,

Jackson

,

Grand Teton National Park

,

Yellowstone National Park

,

Cody

,

Billings

,

Rapid City

,

Black Hills National Forest

,

Denver

,

Glenwood Springs

,

Moab

Tour operator:

Trafalgar

Physical rating:

Low

Special diets catered:

Vegetarians

Trip Styles:

Activities:

Tour code:

DWFTASN18

Group size:

15 - 54

Age range:

5-99

Tour operated in:

English

Interests:

Recommended For:

From:
$5506

$4927 (USD)

Operator discount: $333

tourhub discount: $246

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Tour Overview

Your wild west tour at its best. This exploration of the American frontier is filled with local encounters and natural wonders—from the Black Hills to Bryce Canyon's spires and Crazy Horse and Mount Rushmore to Cody's Buffalo Bill Center. Two nights in Yellowstone ensure you don’t miss a thing. Extend your journey through the Rockies with a rail journey onboard the Rocky Mountaineer across the Continental Divide.

Highlights

  • Explore Idaho Potato Museum, Buffalo Bill Center of the West

  • View Crazy Horse Memorial, iconic Mount Rushmore in South Dakota

  • Sheridan: Take the Durham Bison Ranch Tour and adventure through time and experience one of the world’s largest and oldest working buffalo ranches.

  • Rapid City: Meet Stephen Yellowhawk and discover the history of his tribe during a festive evening of dance and song.

Itinerary

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icon Day 1 : Start Your Adventure In Las Vegas
Location:

  Las Vegas


Accommodation:

  Hotel, Horseshoe Las Vegas


Meals Included:

  No Meals


Embark on an epic encounter with the American Frontier. This evening, meet your Travel Director and fellow travellers for a Welcome Reception and then soar 550 feet above the center of the Las Vegas Strip on the High Roller, the world’s tallest observation wheel. With sweeping 360-degree views of the Las Vegas Valley and The Strip you'll take in all the glitz and glamour.

icon Day 2 : Explore Vibrant Zion National Park
Location:

  Zion National Park, Bryce Canyon National Park


Accommodation:

  Hotel, Best Western Plus Bryce Canyon Grand


Meals Included:

  Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner


We leave the shimmering Sin City skyline behind as we journey to the canyons and towering cliffs of Zion National Park, following the footsteps of brave pioneers and first nation settlers. Then it's onward to the enchanting landscapes of Bryce Canyon. Admire its rusty red limestone spires that rise up surreally from the desert floor to meet Utah’s skies.

icon Day 3 : Journey Onwards To Salt Lake City
Location:

  Bryce Canyon National Park, Salt Lake City


Accommodation:

  Hotel, Sheraton Salt Lake City


Meals Included:

  Breakfast


Travel north to Utah’s capital to see its Mormon center – Temple Square in Salt Lake City. Learn about the basic beliefs and history of the Mormon pioneers which brought about the building of the temple and the Tabernacle, home of the Tabernacle Choir. Explore the city on your own to find local cuisine all surrounded by picturesque mountains.

icon Day 4 : Travel to Jackson
Location:

  Salt Lake City, Jackson


Accommodation:

  Hotel, Modern Mountain Motel


Meals Included:

  Breakfast, Lunch


Travel from Salt Lake City and arrive in scenic Jackson. Admire the spectacular scenery at the foot of the icy peaks of the Grand Tetons as you spend an evening at leisure.

icon Day 5 : Traverse The Alpine Terrain Of Grand Teton National Park
Location:

  Grand Teton National Park, Jackson, Yellowstone National Park


Accommodation:

  Hotel, National Park Lodges


Meals Included:

  Breakfast, Dinner


Journey through the alpine terrain of Grand Teton National Park en route to the UNESCO-listed Yellowstone National Park. (When the south entrance is closed due to weather conditions, the itinerary will travel west from Jackson via Idaho and enter Yellowstone National Park through the west entrance.) We spend two nights in the world’s oldest national park at one of its cozy lodges, each with their own unique setting and atmosphere.

icon Day 6 : Adventure In Yellowstone National Park
Location:

  Yellowstone National Park


Accommodation:

  Hotel, National Park Lodges (Yellowstone National Park)


Meals Included:

  Breakfast


Explore the rusting walls of the Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone, keeping a keen eye out for bison and elk, before joining your Travel Director for an exploration of the park’s bubbling hot springs and mud paint pots. Old Faithful puts on an spectacular show as its water arcs impressively up into the air. And there amidst the geothermal wonderland, we enjoy a relaxed evening under the canopy of Yellowstone’s stars.

icon Day 7 : Buffalo Bill, Cody, And The West Connect with Locals
Location:

  Yellowstone National Park, Cody, Billings


Accommodation:

  Hotel, DoubleTree by Hilton Billings


Meals Included:

  Breakfast


Tip your Stetson in tribute to "Buffalo Bill" whose hometown of Cody is our next stop on this pioneer sightseeing trail. Visit the Buffalo Bill Center of the West museum complex to gain a deeper understanding of the "Spirit of the American West." Then it's on to Big Sky Country where we'll enjoy a Be My Guest dinner at the historic Billings Depot. Built in 1903 and visited by presidents, governors, Hollywood celebrities and even royalty, you’ll reflect on the past while hearing local tales from a historian and enjoying a delicious three-course meal prepared by local chef.  Chef Jordan has created a menu featuring four unique entree choices along with a decadent dessert to finish off the evening.

icon Day 8 : Discover Historic Little Bighorn Dive Into Culture
Location:

  Billings, Rapid City


Accommodation:

  Hotel, The Rushmore & Suites


Meals Included:

  Breakfast


Our day begins with a visit to Little Bighorn, the infamous battlefield of Sioux and Cheyenne warriors. Venture into the Black Hills of South Dakota as you make your way to the base of Crazy Horse Memorial. Admire the colossal carved face of the famed Lakota war chief and learn about preserving Native American Culture before continuing to Rapid City.

icon Day 9 : Immerse Into The Culture Of The Black Hills Make Travel Matter
Location:

  Black Hills National Forest, Rapid City


Accommodation:

  Hotel, The Rushmore & Suites


Meals Included:

  Breakfast, Dinner


Visit Mount Rushmore to view the faces of former American presidents etched into the granite rock-face, then choose to venture into Badlands National Park. This evening Dive Into Culture with Stephen Yellowhawk who will regale you with stories of his tribe’s history during a festive Farewell dinner.

icon Day 10 : Depart Rapid City for Denver
Location:

  Rapid City, Denver


Accommodation:

  Hotel, Hyatt Regency Denver At Colorado Convention Center


Meals Included:

  Breakfast


Our foray through the American Frontier at its end, we say farewell to newfound friends and traverse some of the West's most beautiful terrain as you travel through Wyoming's expansive grasslands to Denver, the Mile High City. On arrival check into your downtown hotel for your overnight stay and prepare for your exciting rail journey through the Rockies.

icon Day 11 : Denver to Glenwood Springs
Location:

  Denver, Glenwood Springs


Accommodation:

  Hotel, Assigned by Rocky Mountaineer


Meals Included:

  Breakfast, Lunch


Rise early this morning and make your way independently to Union Station where you will check in and board a coach for a quick transfer to the Rocky Mountaineer train. Hop on and get comfortable in the reclining leather seats as you are greeted and welcomed with a beverage. Today you will wave goodbye to Denver and cross the Continental Divide as you take in the spectacular views of rugged canyons and the Colorado River through panoramic windows. Enjoy the staff’s commentary and comradery of your newfound friends while indulging in the menu and service. Perhaps you’ll even choose to step out onto the vestibule to get a breath of fresh air and experience the many tunnels that have been carved into the mountains before arriving at the resort town of Glenwood Springs where you will disembark and enjoy an overnight stay.

icon Day 12 : Glenwood Springs to Moab
Location:

  Glenwood Springs, Moab


Accommodation:

  Hotel, Assigned by Rocky Mountaineer


Meals Included:

  Breakfast


Return to the Rocky Mountaineer this morning and leave charming Glenwood Springs behind. Another day of awe-inspiring sights awaits as you make your way across the Colorado-Utah border. Stunning mountain views, red sandstone landscapes and even occasional wildlife such as pronghorn emerge as you approach Moab, the gateway to Arches and Canyonlands National Parks. Part ways with the charming rail staff this afternoon and transfer to your Moab hotel. The rest of the day is yours to do as you please.

icon Day 13 : Depart Salt Lake City
Location:

  Moab, Salt Lake City


Meals Included:

  No Meals


Your adventure with Rocky Mountaineer comes to a close as you transfer from Moab to Salt Lake City via motorcoach.  You will arrive at Salt Lake City International Airport at approximately 3 pm, please be aware when booking your return flights.

What's Included

  • Cherry-picked hotels, all tried and trusted

  • An expert Travel Director and professional Driver

  • All porterage and restaurant gratuities

  • All hotel tips, charges and local taxes

  • Must-see sightseeing and surprise extras

  • Breakfast daily and up to half of your evening meals

  • Audio headsets for flexible sightseeing

  • All transport and transfers shown

  • Luxury air-conditioned coach with Wi-Fi in most countries or alternative transportation (such as rail journeys)

  • Optional Experiences and free time

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What's Not Included

  • Tipping and Gratuities

  • International Travel

Check out our Q&As

Are children permitted to take part in the tour?

Yes

Are flights included in this tour?

No

Are the local guides on the tour English speaking?

Yes

Are airport transfers included in this tour?

"Guests make their own arrangements for arrival transfers, and for departure transfers unless the last day is a travel day ending with an airport drop (see itinerary for airport arrival times). Trafalgar offers the option to purchase private transfers for selected cities. Guests may check at time of booking if those are offered for the selected itinerary. "

Are all the relevant entry visa’s included in the price of the tour?

No

    Who will be my travelling companions on the tour?

    The beauty of taking a guided holiday with us is that you’ll have the opportunity to meet and travel with people from all over the globe.

    What policies are in place for Covid-19?

    Vaccination against Covid-19 is not mandatory to travel with Trafalgar. However, we strongly recommend that guests are vaccinated before travelling. Please note that airlines and/or other authorities may have different requirements. It is the guest's responsibility to comply with these requirements at all times.

    How long has the tour company been trading?

    Since 1947

    What Ethical Travel credentials does the tour company have?

    Trafalgar is a founding partner of the TreadRight Foundation, a not-for-profit organisation established in 2008. So far, the charity has donated more than US$2 million to help underprivileged communities and support sustainable tourism around the world.

    Will the accommodation included meet local health and safety regulations?

    Yes

Dates & Availability

Instant Booking Available

Thursday

May 04, 2023

Tuesday

May 16, 2023
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Thursday

May 11, 2023

Tuesday

May 23, 2023
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Thursday

May 18, 2023

Tuesday

May 30, 2023
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Thursday

May 25, 2023

Tuesday

Jun 06, 2023
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Thursday

Jun 01, 2023

Tuesday

Jun 13, 2023
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Thursday

Jun 08, 2023

Tuesday

Jun 20, 2023
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Thursday

Jun 15, 2023

Tuesday

Jun 27, 2023
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Thursday

Aug 31, 2023

Tuesday

Sep 12, 2023
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Thursday

Sep 07, 2023

Tuesday

Sep 19, 2023
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Thursday

Sep 14, 2023

Tuesday

Sep 26, 2023
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Thursday

Sep 21, 2023

Tuesday

Oct 03, 2023
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Thursday

Sep 28, 2023

Tuesday

Oct 10, 2023
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Thursday

Oct 05, 2023

Tuesday

Oct 17, 2023
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Thursday

Oct 12, 2023

Tuesday

Oct 24, 2023
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Operator discount: $333

tourhub discount: $246

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    Trafalgar requires a minimum deposit of 350 USD per person or the full booking value, whichever is less, with the final balance not due until 90 days before departure.

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    We don't charge a cancellation fee, here is a summary of trafalgar charges.

    Up to 90 days before tour starts: 100% of deposit.

    At 89 days before tour starts: 30% of booking price.

    At 59 days before tour starts: 60% of booking price.

    At 15 days before tour starts: 90% of booking price.

    At 7 days before tour starts: 100% of booking price.

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Western Frontiers with Rocky Mountaineer Silverleaf

13 Days Starting in Las Vegas (NV) and ending in Salt Lake City (UT)

Visiting:

Las Vegas

,

Zion National Park

,

Bryce Canyon National Park

,

Salt Lake City

,

Jackson

,

Grand Teton National Park

,

Yellowstone National Park

,

Cody

,

Billings

,

Rapid City

,

Black Hills National Forest

,

Denver

,

Glenwood Springs

,

Moab

Tour operator:

Trafalgar

Physical rating:

Low

Special diets catered:

Vegetarians

Trip Styles:

Activities:

Tour code:

DWFTASN18

Group size:

15 - 54

Age range:

5-99

Tour operated in:

English

Interests:

Recommended For:

From:
$5506

$4927 (USD)

Operator discount: $333

tourhub discount: $246

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"Access to information about the best hikes, insights and tips to make your trip magical and unique! "

@thishomeschoolerslife's Top Tips

"Head towards the Hetch Hetchy reservoir for some amazing views of the stunning lakes along the Sierra Nevada mountain range."

A 'MUST' whilst you're there?

"Drive along the valley for amazing views of El Capitan, Half Dome, Bridal Veil Falls and giant sequoia trees. Head up to Tunnel View for stunning views of the valley below."

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    London

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    Paris, France

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  • "Live once Travel Well", is my main motto for life. I love to travel, go on outdoor adventures & family travels/adventures. When I'm not traveling, I'm busy planning my next adventure ☺️

Yellowstone National Park

United States

@thishomeschoolerslife's Top Tips

"Best time to watch Old Faithful erupt is around sunset, there will be less crowds & beautiful sunset views!"

What do you love most about Yellowstone National Park?

"There are so many natural wonders to observe and amazing places to explore!"

Must pack items for Yellowstone National Park

"Pack for the weather & season, bring layers, an umbrella, a reusable water bottle, comfortable shoes, bear spray and of course, your camera!"

@thishomeschoolerslife's Top Tips

"Plan to visit the North entrance & see the Teddy Roosevelt Archway."

@thishomeschoolerslife's Top Tips

"Keep a keen eye out for abundant wildlife, especially in the Hayden Valley area!"

Benefits of a tour guide for Yellowstone National Park

"They're able to provide tips and insights, and ensure you see the best sights throughout Yellowstone NP!"

Favourite time of year to visit Yellowstone National Park

"Mid-May to early June for great weather & smaller crowds."

@thishomeschoolerslife's Top Tips

"Visit the Grand Canyon of Yellowstone & walk the north rim trail for epic views!"

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  • Influencer
  • Countries Visited:

    4 Countries

  • Favourite Destination:

    London

  • Dream Destination:

    Paris, France

  • About them:
  • "Live once Travel Well", is my main motto for life. I love to travel, go on outdoor adventures & family travels/adventures. When I'm not traveling, I'm busy planning my next adventure ☺️

San Francisco

United States

A 'MUST' whilst you're there?

"Head to the top of Bernal Heights Park for 360° views of the city, bay & Oakland."

A 'MUST' whilst you're there?

"Capture the unique views of Golden Gate Bridge!"

What do you love most about San Francisco?

"Marvel at Redwood trees."

What do you love most about San Francisco?

"Find unique views of San Fran from Sausalito. "

@thishomeschoolerslife's Top Tips

"If you're a move fanatic, you can find the "Mrs. Doubtfire" home and several other film locations around the city."

A 'MUST' whilst you're there?

"Take a relaxing walk around Palace of Fine Arts."

A 'MUST' whilst you're there?

"Visit the Sutro Baths."

A 'MUST' whilst you're there?

"Visit the Japanese Gardens at Golden Gate Park! "

Must pack items for San Francisco

"Pack layers, an umbrella, comfortable walking shoes, a reusable water bottle, sunscreen & a hat or sun hat."

About Our

  • Influencer
  • Countries Visited:

    4 Countries

  • Favourite Destination:

    London

  • Dream Destination:

    Paris, France

  • About them:
  • "Live once Travel Well", is my main motto for life. I love to travel, go on outdoor adventures & family travels/adventures. When I'm not traveling, I'm busy planning my next adventure ☺️