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National Parks and Native Trails of the Dakotas with Black Hills Pow Wow

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National Parks And Native Trails Of The Dakotas With Black Hills Pow Wow
This bespoke, culturally-rich itinerary supports the growth of indigenous tribal tourism in the USA , developed in collaboration with local communities in the Dakotas, for an authentic, one-of-a-kind insight into Native American history and heart. Through the power of storytelling through passionate locals you’ll meet, you’ll leave enlightened by your visits to four reservations of the Dakotas, as well as National Parks and monuments to discover first-hand the stark and rich history and future of the people that call it home. Packed with meaningful travel experiences, this is a must-book itinerary supporting culture and heritage of our important Tribal Nations.

Choice Highlights
Must-see Highlights
  • : Explore Medora
  • : See Dignity Statue, Sitting Bull & Sakakawea Monument
  • : View Crow Flies High outlook
  • : Visit Pine Ridge Indian Reservation, Rosebud Indian Reservation, Standing Rock Indian Reservation, Fort Berthold Indian Reservation
  • : Scenic Drive to Badlands Loop Road Drive, Mobridge via Native American Scenic Byway,
  • : Explore Mount Rushmore National Memorial, Crazy Horse Memorial, Theodore Roosevelt National Park
  • : You'll travel through and past the different indigenous communities and reservations in South Dakota.
  • Theodore Roosevelt South Unit: Watch the sunrise as you go along the scenic loop of the National Park and potentially see bison herds, wild horses, coyotes, wild turkeys, and hundreds of prairie dogs. With an early start you'll also have the opportunity to enjoy the park without many other people around.
  • Rapid City: Oglala Lakota Living History Village where you will time travel from the past to the present and gain priceless insight along the way.
  • Pine Ridge Reservation: Enjoy a traditional box lunch prepared by a local Lakota family before your next activity.
  • Rosebud Reservation: Get an insider’s view from a Local Specialist at the Rosebud Indian Reservation, home to the Sicangu Lakota Oyate Nation, for a deeply meaningful MAKE TRAVEL MATTER®?Experience that intertwines Native culture and life while adding to their growing economy of tribal tourism.
  • Rosebud Reservation: Enjoy a lunch of local foods from the Lakota Tribe at Turtle Crossing. After lunch you'll learn about Rosebud's food sovereignty projects, life on the reservation, and economic initiatives for the area from a community member involved in the projects.
  • Bismarck: Enjoy an enlightening MAKE TRAVEL MATTER®?Experience where you'll gain a deeper understanding of how the Lakota and Dakota people harness the medicinal power of plants through long held practices passed down by generations, before creating your very own herbal tea in a hands-on experience that will steep you in tradition.
  • Fort Yates: Meet Jennifer Martel, also known as Wahukaze Nunpa Win, who will share with you her experiences of speaking at the United Nations, being part of the Standing Rock Movement, and being on the board of the Indigenous Peoples Movement.
  • Fort Yates: You will get to experience and learn about traditional plants hands-on as you make your own tea-mix based on what healing purposes you want to focus on.
  • New Town: You'll have the chance to browse arts and crafts from local community members in the gift shop. If you choose to purchase any art or craft pieces the proceeds will directly support the artisans of the community and help to raise awareness of what they do.
Be My Guest
  • Chamberlain: The future of the Lakota Nations takes centre stage as you join Marla, C. Bull Bear, Executive Director of the program and a member of Rosebud Sioux Tribe for traditional storytelling, singing, dance and local flavors at this Be My Guest Experience.

Whats Included
  • An expert Travel Director and professional Driver
  • Cherry-picked hotels, all tried and trusted
  • All porterage and restaurant gratuities
  • All hotel tips, charges and local taxes
  • Breakfast daily and up to half of your evening meals
  • Must-see sightseeing and surprise extras
  • Audio headsets for flexible sightseeing
  • Luxury air-conditioned coach with Wi-Fi in most countries or alternative transportation (such as rail journeys)
  • Optional Experiences and free time
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Oct 06, 2023 through
Oct 14, 2023
Oct 2, 2023 7:00 PM
8 Nights from
$2,831.00 (USD)
Per Person
Book by 2023-06-08 to receive $314.00 Last Minute Deal Discount. Airfare not included
Special Offer
Last Minute Deal: Must book by 2023-06-08


Day Destination
1 Welcome To Rapid City Make Travel Matter
2 Exploring The Badlands National Park And Oglala Sioux Tribe Make Travel Matter
3 Visit Mount Rushmore And The Crazy Horse Memorial
4 Spend The Day With The Rosebud Sioux Tribe Make Travel Matter Connect with Locals
5 Day Trip To Lakota Youth Development Connect with Locals
6 Sitting Bull & Standing Rock Indian Reservation Connect with Locals Make Travel Matter
7 Mandan, Hidatsa And Arikara Nation Make Travel Matter
8 Theodore Roosevelt National Park Sightseeing Stays With Stories
9 Farewell In Bismarck
Prices are per-person based on double occupancy, unless otherwise noted.