Small-Group Mt Rainier Experience Including Hiking Or Snowshoeing and Lunch Or Dinner
You'll experience many beautiful views and lots of wildlife and also waterfalls and glaciers. You will have an expert guide who will take you around in a luxury Mercedes van. You will hike or snowshoe depending on this season and you will get a real sense of the beauty of the mountain as you travel along. When you are ready to eat you will die in a delicious gourmet picnic lunch. It will be a special time for you and an amazing adventure.
If it is in the summer then you are able to depart later and enjoy beautiful views and also a sunset hike. It will be a magical time for you with so much to see and do that you will not want to miss out on this adventure.
One of the most iconic sights in Seattle is the snowcapped peak of the impressive Mt Rainier. On this small-group, full-day tour, experience this incredible area as you explore the glaciers, waterfalls and wildlife with an expert guide while traveling in a luxury Mercedes van. Hike or snowshoe (depending on the season) to get a real sense of the mountain's beauty and dine on a gourmet picnic lunch. During the summer months (July-Oct), choose a later departure and enjoy a sunset hike and gourmet dinner at a restaurant 7,000 feet (2,133 m) up on Mt Rainier.
Discover beautiful Mt Rainier on this luxury, small-group tour from Seattle. Set between the jagged Olympic Mountains and the volcanic peaks of the Cascade Range, Mt Rainier, an active volcano encased in snow and ice, is the tallest peak of them all, standing at 14,411 feet (4,392 m). This tour offers ample opportunities for adventure, exploration, learning and fun!
After complimentary hotel pickup, head to Mt Rainier by luxury Mercedes van. Once you arrive, admire the surrounding old-growth forest, lakes, waterfalls stunning wildflower meadows as your naturalist guide leads you on a short hike or snowshoe trek along the Nisqually Vista trail, or possibly something a little more challenging if the group is up for it. Binoculars are provided to help you spot birds and wildlife, such as marmots, coyotes, elk, deer, fox and black bears that roam the mountainside.
The standard year-round Mt Rainier tour includes a gourmet picnic lunch (sample menu in Itinerary section), morning tea with pastries and refreshments throughout the day.
During the summer months of July through October, a sunset Mt Rainier tour with afternoon refreshments and a gourmet dinner is available. Departing at 1pm from Seattle, explore Mt Rainier with an expert guide and discover the mountain with a hike to Sunrise point. From the Sunrise Visitor Center, take the famous Mt Rainier gondola (ticket included) to the Crystal Mountain Lodge to dine on a delicious dinner (sample menu in Itinerary section) at the Summit House restaurant. Situated 7,000 ft (2,133 m) up on Mt Rainier, this is a dining experience like no other!