Luxury Tailor Made Journeys depart on the dates that work for you and feature expert local guides throughout your journey. The itinerary below can be customized to your interests.
Arrive Bozeman, Montana
Arrive in Bozeman, Montana, where you meet your private driver-guide. En route to your accommodations at Sage Lodge, time permitting, stop at the Museum of the Rockies, with its outstanding collection of dinosaur fossils, many collected in Montana and the surrounding area. Arrive at the lodge by mid-to-late afternoon.
Yellowstone National Park | Introduction to the Wolves of Yellowstone
After breakfast, explore the Mammoth Hot Springs near the north entrance of Yellowstone with your private guide. Then, have lunch with one of the park’s wolf biologists who describes the mid-1990s re-introduction of wolves to Yellowstone, their successful growth in the park and surrounding areas, and issues regarding their conservation. In the afternoon, snowshoe or cross-country ski near the north entrance of Yellowstone before returning to the lodge.
Yellowstone National Park | Searching for Wolves
Depart early each morning with your driver-guide to explore the Lamar Valley Road in north Yellowstone. Search for some of the nearly 100 wolves believed to reside within the park’s boundaries, as well as elk, bison and other species. Eat a gourmet picnic lunch before returning to the lodge. Enjoy a leisurely afternoon and evening at Sage Lodge, perhaps gazing out at the snow-draped landscape or cozying up by the warming fireplace.
Jackson Hole, Wyoming | Flightseeing Yellowstone
After breakfast, privately transfer with your driver-guide to the airport in Livingston where you board a low-altitude charter flight to Jackson, taking in a revealing bird’s-eye view of the geothermal features and extraordinary vistas of Yellowstone, and the magnificent Teton Range. Upon arrival, transfer to your luxurious lodge. After lunch on site, meet your local expert for a snowshoe adventure through the backcountry of Jackson Hole to discover the wildlife and ecology that thrive in the winter season. On this immersive nature experience customized to your interests and desired activity level, keep an eye out for animal tracks and signs, navigating through rolling hills to snow-covered, forested groves. Your knowledgeable guide explains nuances of the winter ecology as you explore. Enjoy plenty of time for photo stops to capture this iconic winter wonderland. Then, return to Amangani and enjoy the balance of the day at your leisure, perhaps floating in the outdoor heated pool overlooking the mountains.
Jackson Hole | Grand Teton National Park
After breakfast, start your guided exploration of Jackson Hole. Discover Grand Teton National Park on an excursion curated to suit your interests as you venture through the gorgeous winter scenery all around you. The park is home to herds of elk and bison, moose and Rocky Mountain bighorn sheep, and you might catch a sighting of any throughout the morning. Listen as your guide shares insights into the history of the national park and the surrounding area as well as the region’s wildlife and ecosystem. Next, head into Jackson for the afternoon. Your guide can recommend a great location for lunch at leisure, followed by time to explore Jackson, strolling its galleries and shops. Return to your hotel by the late afternoon.
After breakfast, transfer from your hotel to the Jackson Airport for your homebound flight.