Yellowstone Scenic Tours: From Booking to Exploration

Yellowstone National Park is a treasure trove of natural wonders, from majestic wildlife and geothermal marvels to breathtaking landscapes. Whether you're staying in West Yellowstone, Big Sky, Bozeman, or Paradise Valley, make the most of your visit by booking a tour with Yellowstone Scenic Tours. Their expert guides and tailored experiences ensure you’ll see the park’s best sights in comfort and style. Here’s a step-by-step guide to planning, choosing, and enjoying your perfect Yellowstone adventure.

Step 1: Schedule Your Tour

Planning your perfect Yellowstone adventure starts with scheduling your tour. Yellowstone Scenic Tours offers a variety of options tailored to your needs, interests, and desires. Here’s how you can ensure a seamless start to your unforgettable journey:


Visit the Yellowstone Scenic Tours website or call their team at 406-404-6879 to book your tour. You'll provide details such as your preferred date, the number of people in your party, and any specific interests or requirements you have.


Whether you’re fascinated by wildlife, geothermal features, or iconic landmarks like Old Faithful, the team will customize your itinerary. This means you get to see what you want, when you want, without the stress of planning it yourself.

Pickup Arrangements

Yellowstone Scenic Tours offers convenient pickup from your lodging in Big Sky, West Yellowstone, and the Gallatin Valley and Paradise Valley regions. Ensure you provide your location details during booking for a hassle-free start to your adventure.

Expert guides ensure a fun and educational tour

Step 2: Choose Your Adventure

With Yellowstone Scenic Tours, you have abundant options to choose from so that you can explore the park based on your interests. Select from various tours, but remember, no two tours are ever the same. Here’s what you can expect:

Upper Loop Tour: This tour focuses on the northern section of Yellowstone, showcasing its incredible diversity. Key highlights include:

  • Mammoth Hot Springs: Terraced formations of travertine.
  • Lamar Valley: Often called "America's Serengeti," this area is perfect for wildlife watching.
  • Tower Fall: A picturesque waterfall plunging 132 feet.
  • Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone: Stunning views of the canyon and waterfalls.

Lower Loop Tour: The Lower Loop Tour covers the southern part of the park, rich with iconic geothermal features. Highlights include:

  • Old Faithful: The world-famous geyser that erupts approximately every 90 minutes.
  • Grand Prismatic Spring: The largest hot spring in the United States with vivid colors.
  • Yellowstone Lake: The largest high-elevation lake in North America.
  • Fountain Paint Pot: A showcase of various geothermal features including mud pots and geysers.

Custom Tours: For those seeking a personalized experience, Custom Tours allow you to focus on specific themes or areas of interest. Options include:

  • Hiking: Explore Yellowstone’s vast network of trails, tailored to your fitness level and interests.
  • Waterfalls: Visit some of the park’s most beautiful and lesser-known waterfalls.
  • Thermal Features: Delve deep into Yellowstone’s geothermal wonders, beyond the main attractions.
  • Wildlife: Concentrate on finding and observing the park’s diverse fauna in their natural habitats.
  • Water: Spend time by Yellowstone’s lakes and rivers, perfect for serene picnics or scenic views.
  • Geology: Learn about the park’s fascinating geological history, including its volcanic origins.
  • Less Visited Areas: Escape the crowds and discover Yellowstone’s hidden gems, off the beaten path.

Each tour is about 8-10 hours from pick-up to drop off.

Black Pool in the West Thumb Geyser Basin

Step 3: Enjoy the Ride

The day of your tour promises a mix of excitement and relaxation as you traverse one of the world’s most iconic national parks.

Expert Guides

The tours are led by expert naturalist guides who bring the park’s wonders to life with their knowledge and passion. Whether you're interested in the park's wildlife, geology, or history, they will provide engaging and informative commentary.

Logistics Taken Care Of

From pre-packaged lunches for a scenic picnic to perfectly timed stops that sync with Old Faithful’s eruptions, Yellowstone Scenic Tours ensures everything is meticulously planned.

Comfortable Transport

Ride in style in spacious, climate-controlled passenger vans. These vehicles are designed for optimal viewing and comfort, allowing you to focus on the stunning landscapes and wildlife.

Memorable Moments

Expect well-timed stops at major attractions, serene picnic spots, and hidden gems known only to experienced guides. Whether it’s watching a herd of bison graze or feeling the mist from a geyser, every moment is crafted to enhance your Yellowstone experience.

Safety and Ease

Relax knowing that all safety protocols are followed, from vehicle maintenance to providing information on how to navigate the park's unique environments safely.

Ford Transit Passenger Vans comfortably sit 14 people

By following these steps, you’ll ensure your Yellowstone tour is everything you dreamed of and more. With Yellowstone Scenic Tours, you’re not just visiting a park; you’re embarking on a thoughtfully curated adventure designed to create lasting memories.

In partnership with Yellowstone Country, Yellowstone Scenic Tours is offering $100 OFF your 2024 guided tour with code Yellowstone2024. Book now to save!


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