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Yellowstone Park 6 Day Winter Tour

YNP Winter Tours

Yellowstone National Park Winter Private Adventure Tour

Snowshoe & Cross-Country Ski in a Winter Wonderland

AVAILABLE: January, February


ACCOMMODATIONS: Comfortable Hotels

Embark on an extraordinary winter expedition through Yellowstone National Park. Departing from Bozeman, your journey begins at Mammoth Hot Springs, where you'll glide on cross-country skis along groomed trails amidst steaming geothermal features, all enhanced by the cooler temperatures. In the Lamar Valley, witness an abundance of wildlife including wolves, bison, and elk, taking refuge in the natural warmth. Traverse the park's interior on foot and by snow coach, passing frozen waterfalls and winter landscapes inaccessible to cars. Near Old Faithful, explore the area by snowshoe and cross-country skies. Embrace the tranquility of Yellowstone without the crowds, and unwind each night in warm and welcoming lodges. This is a winter adventure like no other!

  • Snowshoe or cross-country ski through wintry forests and explore spectacular geothermal features

  • Delight in Yellowstone's winter serenity and enjoy stargazing in the park's dark night sky

  • Experience the wildlife-rich Lamar Valley, known as the "American Serengeti" - home to wolves, bison, elk, foxes, and more!

  • Scenic Drive to Yellowstone's Paradise Valley & Mammoth Hot Springs

  • Day 1 Welcome to Bozeman, Montana. An Montana 406 Outdoor Adventures representative will pick you up this morning from your pre-trip hotel. After an orientation meeting depart from Bozeman this morning and enjoy a scenic drive through Paradise Valley to Yellowstone National Park. Along the way, stop in the quaint town of Gardiner for an early lunch before heading to Mammoth Hot Springs. Step out in your snowshoes this afternoon and experience the winter wonderland of the Upper Terrace Loop Trail. This spectacular route leads to views of the hot springs, travertine terraces, and the surrounding mountains. Enjoy a welcome dinner and relax at your historic hotel tonight .Accommodation: Mammoth Hot Springs Hotel and Cabins Activity: 2-3 hours/1.5-3 miles snowshoeing with 200' elevation gain (easy to moderate options) Transportation: 2.5-hour private van transfer Meals: Lunch, Dinner

  • Spot Wildlife in Lamar Valley & Explore Mammoth Hot Springs

Day 2 Start the day early with a trip to Lamar Valley, home to a large variety of the park's most charismatic creatures - wolves, bison, and elk! The valley's open meadows, framed by tree lines and mountains, provide habitat to support a large variety of animals. And with winter's white backdrop, they are much easier to spot. After lunch, continue to explore the trails that Mammoth has to offer on snowshoe or cross-country skis! Accommodation: Mammoth Hot Springs Hotel and Cabins Activity: 2-3 hours/1.5-3 miles cross-country skiing/snowshoeing with 200' elevation gain (easy to difficult options) Transportation: 4 to 5-hour snow coach transfer Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  • Take a Snow Coach to Old Faithful
    Day 3 Enjoy breakfast at Mammoth Hot Springs this morning and board your private snow coach for a 4- to -5-hour interpretive journey from Mammoth Hot Springs to Old Faithful, where you'll spend the next two nights. The snow coach makes several stops along the way to share information on geothermal features and special features in the park. Explore the Old Faithful area via the boardwalk trails, visitor center and settle in to watch Old Faithful cone geyser erupt. Old Faithful was appropriately named as it has an average interval between eruptions of about 90 minutes. Meet up for dinner at the lodge. Accommodation: Old Faithful Snow Lodge Transportation: 4 to 5-hour snow coach transfer Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  • Old Faithful Cross-Country Skiing & Winter Nights Soundscape Experience
    Day 4 Rise today for an exciting day of cross-country skiing in the Old Faithful area, at an elevation of 7,350 feet. With trails that begin right out the front door of the lodge, you'll be deep in the heart of a winter wonderland in moments! Enjoy skiing on mostly groomed trails, passing near thermal features where bison, elk and other animals take advantage of the warm ground. After an early dinner, hop into a heated snow coach with some hot chocolate to experience the sights and sounds of Yellowstone at night. This is a unique adventure for your senses! Accommodation: Old Faithful Snow Lodge Activity: 6 hours cross-country skiing with 200' elevation gain/loss Transportation: 2 to 3-hour snow coach transfer Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  • Firehole River Snowshoe Trail & Journey to Chico Hot Springs
    Day 5 This morning spend time in the woods on snowshoes! Snowshoe along the Firehole River and explore thermal basins with your interpretive guide. Hang up your snowshoes and board your private snow coach back to Mammoth Hot Springs. Next, transfer to Chico Hot Springs in the heart of Paradise Valley and enjoy a final farewell dinner with the group. Accommodation: Chico Hot Springs-Paradise Valley, Montana Activity: 3 hours snowshoeing Transportation: 4-hour snow coach transfer and 1-hour private van transfer Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  • Relax at Chico's Natural Hot Springs & Depart from Bozeman
    Day 6 Enjoy a quiet morning or take an early plunge in the soothing open-air natural mineral hot spring pools at Chico. After breakfast, transfer from the hotel to Bozeman and bid farewell to Montana. Transportation: 1-hour private van transfer Meals: Breakfast

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