Montana is a great place to visit at any time of the year, as it has plenty of things to offer. From its rich wildlife to its stunning landscape and plenty of outdoor adventures, this state has all that’s needed for an unforgettable vacation. With the abundance of things to see and do here, it can be overwhelming to decide where to begin, and one may not have plenty of time to experience them all. To make this easier and ensure one has the best experience in Montana, here are some unique tours to take for an unforgettable time in this mountain state.
10/10 Montana Old West Ghost Towns Private VIP Tour
Montana is not all about mountains and wildlife. The state is also endowed with impressive ghost towns that shed more light on Montana’s Wild West history. On this private tour, visitors will be taken to the state’s impressive ghost towns, where they will be able to see the remains of towns that once boomed in the area during the gold rush era.
- Tour: Montana Old West Ghost Towns Private VIP Tour – From West Yellowstone MT
- Duration: 7 to 9 hours
- Cost: From $350 USD per adult
9/10 Half-Day Whitewater Rafting Trip In Glacier National Park
Whitewater rafting is a popular thing to do in Montana, as the state has several water bodies that feature exciting rapids. The Flathead River is one of the best rivers to enjoy this activity, and this tour adventurers visitors to the best part of the river. On the whitewater rafting adventure, one will be faced with class II and Class III rapids throughout the eight-mile adventure. Besides the thrills, the picturesque views of the surrounding forests, the mountains, and the crystal clear water make the experience even more unique.
- Tour: Half Day Whitewater Rafting Trip
- Duration: 2 hours 30 minutes
- Cost: From $94.88 USD per adult
8/10 Wildlife And Wolf Private Tour
Montana’s wildlife is interesting and worth exploring, and this tour is a great way to get that experience. The tour will be based at Yellowstone and will take visitors through an exciting day of wildlife viewing. Some wildlife in Yellowstone, like Wolves, can be hard to see, but with the help of an experienced guide, one will be able to see a few of them and others, such as – elk, bison, mountain goat, and some birds. While searching for wildlife, one will pass through some stunning natural attractions in the park, such as – Mammoth Hot Springs and Tower Fall.
- Tour: Wildlife & Wolf Private Tour
- Duration: 5 to 6 hours
- Cost: From $849 USD per group ( Up to 5)
7/10 2-Hour Rafting On The Yellowstone River
There are plenty of rivers to go whitewater rafting in Montana, but the Yellowstone River comes with unique scenery and rapids that will give adventurers an exhilarating ride. Here, one will be faced with class II and III rapids and lots of obstacles that require maneuvering. Some parts of the river, however, are calm and allow visitors to float calmly and see the picturesque scenery.
- Tour: 2 Hour Rafting on the Yellowstone River
- Duration: 2 hours
- Cost: From $85 USD per adult
6/10 Guided Horseback Trek Through Blue Flower Trail
Montana is a great place to experience horseback riding, and this tour is a great opportunity to get that experience. The tour takes visitors through the Blue flower trail, where there will be views of beautiful flowers, stunning wildlife, and mountain scenery throughout the ride. The tour includes several stops, photograph sessions, and a history of the area’s wildlife.
- Tour: Guided Horseback Trek through Blue Flower Trail
- Duration: 2 hours
- Cost: From $75 USD per adult
5/10 Full-Day Private Hike In Yellowstone National Park
Hiking is one of the best ways to see the natural beauty of Yellowstone National Park. While one can simply go into the park and hike the trails individually, it is more interesting when done in the company of an interesting tour guide and other people. On this tour, visitors will be led by experienced outdoor guides through the best trails in the park. On the hike, visitors will get to see views of towering mountains, interesting wildlife, and many other natural attractions that can be found in the park.
- Tour: Full-Day Private Hike in Yellowstone National Park
- Duration: 8 hours
- Cost: From $475 USD per adult
4/10 Full-Day Private Tour Of Yellowstone
Yellowstone is 2.2 million acres big, and there are plenty of things to see and do in the park, from wildlife to geothermal creations, waterfalls, hiking trails, and many more. To get the best out of this park in a limited time, one needs an itinerary that covers the best experiences one can get in this park. This tour not only offers a comprehensive itinerary of the park but also comes with an experienced guide that will take visitors through all the must-see attractions while entertaining them with interesting conversations.
- Tour: Full-Day Guided Yellowstone Day Tour
- Duration: 11 hours
- Cost: From $299 USD per adult
3/10 Snowshoe And Cross Country Ski tours In Glacier National Park
Glacier National Park is one of the most beloved winter destinations in the country, and this tour is available to give visitors an amazing time on their visit to this part of Montana. On this tour, visitors will be guided through some of the most stunning parts of the park, where they will also be able to engage in snowshoeing and cross-country skiing.
- Tour: Snowshoe and Cross Country Ski Tours in Glacier National Park
- Duration: 3 to 4 hours
- Cost: From $315 USD per adult
2/10 Hike And Packraft: Bitterroot National Forest
Bitterroot National Forest is a picturesque part of Montana that’s worth exploring. In this scenic area, hiking is the best thing to do, and this tour does not just offer hiking but also offers packrafting to make the experience even more memorable. On the tour, visitors will hike and see a stunning lake, beautiful mountains, and waterfalls. With an experienced tour guide, great views, and a tasty lunch, this experience is sure to be amazing.
- Tour: Hike and Packraft: Bitterroot National Forest
- Duration: 7 hours
- Cost: From $167 USD per adult
1/10 Private Evening/Sunset Wildlife Encounter Tour
Most animals are active at dusk, which is why this is the perfect time to go on a wildlife tour in Yellowstone. On an evening wildlife tour, visitors will get to see the picturesque sunset of Yellowstone, which then continues with great views of the park’s stunning wildlife. On this tour, visitors will be guided to Lamar Valley, where there will be lots of sightings of a wide variety of animals, from grizzly bears to wolves, herds of bison, pronghorn, badgers, coyotes, and bald eagles.
- Tour: Private Evening/Sunset Wildlife Encounter Tour
- Duration: 4 hours
- Cost: From $400 USD per adult