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This tour of Mt. Rainier National Park starts with hotel pickup from the downtown Seattle.
Your first stop is at Longmire at the national park’s visitor center. Sit back and watch a 30-minute slideshow, and learn some of the park’s history. You can also snag some lunch here (own expense).
Next, make your way inside the park, and admire its beauty as you first walk to Christine Falls and then further down the Nisqually River to the 188-foot-high (57-meter-high) Narada Falls. Lastly, stop at Paradise, and catch sight of its stunning meadows. Look up to see one of the Cascade Range’s and Washington’s tallest mountains, Mt. Rainier.
Your tour ends with a ride back to the accommodations you were picked up from.
Traveler pickup is offered We pick up from most hotels in the downtown Seattle area and one hotel in Tukwila (close to SeaTac Airport). We cannot pick up hotels that are not listed or at private residences. If you are not staying at a hotel within our pick-up range, the closest meeting location information will be provided to you. Hotel pickups commence prior to departure time. Please call or email us to confirm hotel and exact pickup time. Please note, some hotels are inaccessible for our buses; therefore we may ask you to meet at another hotel for pickup.
Meeting location in downtown Seattle (if you don’t require hotel pickup): Hyatt Regency Seattle (8th Avenue entrance) - 808 Howell St, Seattle, WA 98101.
Meeting location in Tukwila (close to SeaTac Airport): Ramada by Wyndham Tukwila Southcenter - 15901 W Valley Hwy, Tukwila, WA 98188.
Returns to original departure point
10-hour tour of Mt. Rainier from Seattle
Local, professional guide
Transportation by air-conditioned mini coach bus
Hotel pickup and return is available for most downtown Seattle hotels
Hotel pickup and return is available for our meeting location in Tukwila (close to SeaTac Airport)
Due to traffic, we may ask that you walk a few blocks back to your hotel
Cooler with ice will be be provided inside the bus to keep any perishable items chilled
Gratuities (optional and not included in the price of this tour)
Food & drinks (you can purchase lunch at grocery store stop or at the cafe in Visitor Center)
Confirmation will be received at time of booking
Please contact local service provider to arrange pickup from your hotel or a nearby location after you have received your confirmation
Tour cannot pickup from private residences
Hotel pickups commence prior to departure time. Please contact local service provider to receive exact pickup time at hotel
Enjoy lunch at a Mt. Rainier cafe or buy a picnic lunch at our grocery store stop (own expense)
Layered clothing and comfortable shoes are recommended (temperatures can vary from rainy and cold to sunny and hot in a single day)
Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately
Traffic and road conditions may alter tour route
Not wheelchair accessible
Service animals allowed
Near public transportation
No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
Please allow up to 11 hours for hotel pickup and drop-off service
Most travelers can participate
The snow has officially made its way to Mt. Rainier. Please prepare for our tour by bringing along your winter wear including a coat, hat, gloves, and most importantly, closed-toe shoes. Tours are no longer guaranteed to make it to Paradise. In the event we can't make it to Paradise, Longmire is the Visitor's Center stop for that day.
This tour/activity will have a maximum of 22 travelers
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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The park itself is gorgeous and a must-see when visiting the Seattle area. Overall, the day was pleasant and we got to see a few beautiful sites. However, on the way to the park we got a flat tire and were stranded for 2 hours....More
We had the best experience ever taking this tour. It was a busy day with many stops and we have seen so many sides and the beauty of Mt. Rainier. We stoped at the Narmada falls and beautiful forest with very old trees. We had...More
Gary was an awesome tour guide! He allowed us to get some snacks at a grocery store before we started our trip which came in huge. We stopped at different vistas along the way up the mountain to get great views and pictures, and most...More