Join us on our sunrise tour in Grand Teton National Park for a magical time to see wildlife and capture the perfect Instagram photos!
Sunset Tour of Grand Teton National Park
- Private Tour Vehicles can seat up to 8 people. Pricing is for 4 people, each additional is $165
Enjoy a Sunset in the Tetons
One of the best times to take photographs of the Teton Mountain Range is during the golden hour (30 minutes before and 30 minutes after sunset). Golden hour photography can result in almost magical photos. You can emphasize textures, and long shadows, make things glow, and create fun silhouettes. It is also an excellent time to take wildlife pictures as they forage for an early evening snack. Let us chase the sunset together!
After we pick you up from your hotel, we will make a quick stop at our favorite deli to grab dinner and beverages before driving into the Park via the Moose Entrance.
Upon entry, we will make a few quick visits to String Lake and Jenny Lake to appreciate their serene beauty before taking a short scenic drive to the summit of Signal Mountain to check out the fantastic view of the Jackson Valley and Snake River below.
If time permits, we will visit the historic Signal Mountain and Jackson Lake Lodges and Coulter Bay Marina, and Jackson Lake, named after David Edwards Jackson, one of the first known European Americans to spend a winter in the region during the early 1800s.
After leaving Jackson Lake, we will venture down several primitive roads searching for moose, grizzly and black bears, and sandhill cranes – from inside the vehicle or at a distance (a minimum of 100 yards), of course. As the sun begins to set, and before we start the return journey to Jackson, we will stop at Oxbow Bend, a slow-moving tributary of the Snake River, to take a few epic photos of Mt. Moran with her reflection in the slow-moving arm of the Snake River.
Our final stop will be at Mormon Row, a pastoral scene first settled by Mormon homesteaders in the late 1800s for its fertile soil, shelter from the winds, and close access to the Gros Ventre River. Here you will have the opportunity to take some breathtaking photos of the Tetons as the sunset sets to the west.
• Tour Length: 5-6 hours
• Start Time: 1:30 PM or 2:00 PM (start times are adjusted seasonally)
• Price: $900 (for up to four (4) guests. $165 for each additional guest)
• Add On Option: Scenic cruise on Jenny Lake (May 15 to September 15)
• Size: Maximum of 14 people per vehicle. Call to discuss options for larger groups.
- Pick up at your hotel, Airbnb, or VRBO
- Professional CPR/First Aid certified road-based tour guide
- Sunrise private tour of Grand Teton National Park
- National Park Service entry fees
- Meals (Breakfast, lunch, snacks, non-alcoholic beverages)
- Use of our professional Vortex™ spotting scopes and binoculars
- Transportation in a spacious Chevy Suburban SUV or Ford Transit Van
- Optional guide gratuity (15% suggested)
- Alcoholic beverages and related gratuities
- Pre- and post-tour accommodations and related expenses
- Travel Insurance
Weather in the Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem can be unpredictable but fun to brave when dressed appropriately. Daytime temperatures can soar to a high of 80°F/27°C. Nights are usually cool, and temperatures drop below freezing at higher elevations. Depending on the year, winter can last into early June. During the summer, thunderstorms are common in the afternoons, and it can snow any month of the year.
One of the most important tips for attire in this environment is wearing layers. Your layering lineup should include a warm hat, light mittens, windproof, hooded outer layer, and base layers, like wool or synthetic long underwear, for your upper and lower body. Avoid cotton jeans and sweatshirts; these items lack wicking ability leaving you wet and cold when wet. Choose thick socks and sturdy boots.
What to Bring
A good sense of adventure and awe, personal snacks, a phone charger, sunglasses, sun hat, sunscreen, prescription medications, and a day pack with enough capacity to carry all the above. We also encourage you to bring reusable water bottles to help reduce our environmental impact in the parks. Finally, please be sure to pack your patience and expect to experience periodic delays for road construction, traffic congestion, migrating wildlife, and unforeseen medical emergencies and circumstances.