Travel to and from the trip starting point is not included in
the cost of our trips. Please plan on arriving in time for the
orientation meeting the day before the trip leaves and
departing the day after getting back from the field.
Gateway Cities: Jackson Hole, WY or Salt Lake City, UT
All Greater Yellowstone Area Llama Expeditions begin and
end from Jackson Hole, Wyoming. Jackson Hole has an
airport served by United, Delta, and American Airlines. One
can also fly into Salt Lake City and drive to Jackson Hole. It
is a 4.5-hour drive from Salt Lake City to Jackson Hole on
Shuttle from Jackson Airport
Alltrans (800-443-6133 or
307-733-3135) provides a shuttle from the Jackson Airport for
$16 one way or $31 round trip. Advance reservations are
Shuttle from Salt Lake City, UT
Salt Lake Express (800-356-9796 or
208-656-8824) and Alltrans (800-652-9510) offer daily vans
from Salt Lake City to Jackson Hole. Advance reservations
Hertz: 800-654- 3131
Meeting Time & Place
We will meet in Jackson Hole, Wyoming for an
orientation at 5 p.m. the day before the trip starts at a predetermined hotel. We’ll
give you a ride to the meeting point from your hotel if
The orientation includes introductions, a briefing on the trip
itinerary, a checking of personal gear, and other information
on the trip.
Important note: Please bring all gear you plan on taking into
the backcountry to this meeting.
Transportation To & From The Trailhead
We will pick you up at your hotel room in Jackson Hole at 7
a.m. on the first day of the trip, and provide transportation
back to your room in Jackson on the last day of the trip..
Storage of Personal Items & Vehicles
The most secure option for your luggage will be to store it
with the hotel you’ll be using before and after the trip. If this
is not an option please let us know and we’ll see what we can
Pre & Post-Trip Lodging
Pre and post-trip lodging is your responsibility. We
recommend the below-listed accommodations while in town.
Staying in downtown Jackson is an enjoyable experience with
fine dining and a diversity of great food, shopping, a nightly
town square “shootout” (a mock shootout by actors in
western costume), a rodeo at least two nights a week, and
fresh mountain air. Make your reservations early as Jackson is
a tourist community and rooms book early.
Painted Buffalo Inn (Recommended*) * Discount for Wildland guests Website /
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