Discover a Slice of the Old West and Camp in Secluded Luxury Near Big Sky
On this unique itinerary, experience the wonders of Yellowstone that inspired painter Thomas Moran and conservationist Teddy Roosevelt, who
were moved by this striking landscape more than a century ago. The region’s volcanic geology is legendary, erupting with geysers, simmering paint pots and steaming mineral springs in psychedelic colors. A profusion of wildlife has entranced visitors since Yellowstone became the world’s first national park in 1872. Now, as then, wolves, grizzlies, elk, moose and bison traverse the open range and montane forest in the largest interaction of megafauna found in the contiguous United States. From cabins on the outskirts of the park to our luxury tented camp in the solitude of Big Sky, discover all the wonders of the Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem.
- Luxury Safari CampExperience Yellowstone Country on an exclusive itinerary featuring an Old West luxury safari camp—our base for savoring the peace of nature away from crowds
- In-Depth ExplorationGuided by an expert naturalist, witness Yellowstone's geothermal wonders and safari in search of wolves, bears, bison and more on a broad survey of the park
- Custom Safari VehiclesLook for wildlife from our custom-designed North American Safari Trucks—Mercedes Sprinters with three double-wide pop-top roof hatches and large windows
Our Secret to Finding Solitude in Yellowstone
Yellowstone is universally beloved, and the national park attracts millions of admirers each year. Finding an escape from the crowds is a challenge. We tackle it in some innovative ways, including the addition of a two-night stay at a luxury safari-style camp outside the park in a less-visited part of the Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem. Learn more about what makes this adventure stand out:
- Experience Rare Yellowstone Solitude at Our Safari-Style Camp
Modeled on the concept of a fully serviced luxury African safari camp, our accommodations in deluxe walk-in canvas tents offer an immersion in peace and quiet. Located well away from park throngs near Big Sky in Montana's Gallatin Valley, revel in silence, stars and a chance to commune with nature in solitude. Sleep in real log beds with down duvets, Pendleton blankets and fine linens. Each tent has a wood stove, private toilet, hot shower and individual veranda. Dine on gourmet home-cooked meals complemented by fine wines.
- Travel in a Small Group—Just 14 Guests—with Two Expedition Leaders
Our safari is limited to 14 travelers, and we divide the group further into two separate vehicles so everyone has an unobstructed view of landscape and wildlife. Our group is accompanied by two naturalist Expedition Leaders—one in each vehicle—plus a staff support person for a guide-to-guest ratio that ensures the utmost in personalized service and interpretation.
- Exclusive Nat Hab Safari Trucks—Custom Pop-Top Roofs Enhance Viewing!
As on an African safari, the quality of your adventure vehicle is key to exploring America's national parks. A far cry from the typical buses other companies use, Nat Hab has crafted new Mercedes Sprinters into specialty “North American Safari Trucks.” Three double-wide pop-top roof hatches plus large side windows allow for 360-degree views of the landscape and wildlife. Every guest has a window seat and plenty of room for camera equipment and other gear. These exclusive vehicles make a big difference in your overall experience!
- Explore More of the Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem
When travelers hear "Yellowstone," most think of the famed national park. But it's just a part of one of Earth's largest nearly intact temperate-zone ecosystems. The Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem covers more than 34,000 square miles in the Northern Rockies and encompasses a wealth of diversity in wildlife and geologic wonders. You'll not only discover the park in depth, but we also spend two days exploring the less-traveled northwest sector of the ecosystem, based at a luxury safari-style camp near Big Sky, for an even richer experience.
- Expert Naturalist Guides Enrich Your Experience
Our Expedition Leaders live here year-round and know the Greater Yellowstone area like few others. Averaging eight years’ guiding experience, our naturalists have in-depth knowledge of the places we visit, the behavioral patterns of wildlife, and where and when to be in particular places to see animals. We can't emphasize enough how much difference this expertise makes to your overall experience. Each Expedition Leader has a formal biology background and is also a natural history educator. Our guides are also in constant communication with local wolf researchers, giving our groups the most up-to-date, inside knowledge of wolf locations and activity. See Expedition Leader bios with traveler comments regarding the quality of our leaders.
- Personalized Visit with a Local Naturalist Photographer
We have arranged a special opportunity to meet and visit with Dan Hartman, one of the Yellowstone area’s most famous wildlife photographers, whose work has been featured in National Geographic. His wolf images are renowned, and he is an important Yellowstone naturalist in his own right.
- Our Quality-Value Guarantee Ensures an Exceptional Experience
With Natural Habitat Adventures, you receive our exclusive guarantee that clearly states that we will meet the high expectations we set forth in our promotional materials. To our knowledge, this is the most ambitious guarantee made by any adventure travel company. Read our important promise.
- Feel Good About the Way You Travel
We all care about the planet, and you can travel with us knowing that the emissions from your trip are 100-percent carbon-offset. Natural Habitat Adventures is the world’s first carbon-neutral travel company, a feature that is especially critical when considering the substantial threat that natural places and wildlife face from our planet’s warming temperatures.
- Natural Habitat Adventures Is World Wildlife Fund’s Travel Partner
Because of our commitment to environmentally friendly travel, as well as the exceptional quality of our small-group nature adventures, World Wildlife Fund, the world’s leading environmental conservation organization, has named Natural Habitat its worldwide travel partner—a designation that makes us exceedingly proud!