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  • Location: Seattle, Washington
  • Duration:  10 hours (approx.)
Of all the mountains that surround Seattle, Mt Rainier stands the boldest. Appreciate the beauty of Mt Rainier on this full-day tour from Seattle. On clear days, you can see the mountain from downtown, but to grasp its full grandeur and magnificence, you must see it up close!

Highlights

  • Full-day Mt Rainier tour from Seattle
  • Discover old-growth forests, wildflower meadows and thundering waterfalls
  • Time to explore Mt Rainier at your own pace
  • Travel in a comfortable 24-passenger mini coach
  • Professional and informative driver/guide
  • Complimentary hotel pickup and drop-off from hotels in selected Seattle areas

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What You Can Expect

Mt Rainier Day Tour from Seattle

Mt Rainier Day Tour from Seattle

Breathtaking vistas await you on Mt Rainier, whose rocky peak stands more than 14,000 feet (4,267 meters) tall! On this full-day tour to Mt Rainier from Seattle, you’ll get to appreciate the beauty of this stunning mountain up close. Enjoy unobstructed views of the Seattle area from the mountain. Don't forget your camera -- this 10-hour day trip is a feast for the eyes!

Your tour begins with a comfortable, scenic bus ride. Stop at the visitor’s center before continuing to Mount Rainier National Park. Enjoy lunch (own expense) at the world-renowned Whittaker School of Mountaineering, where a 30-minute slide show will take you on a visual journey to the summit, presented by a professional Mt Rainier guide.

On your way to Paradise, the mountain’s visitor’s center famous for its magnificent views, linger at several lookout points and gaze at the awe-inspiring scenery and natural wonders. Admire crashing waterfalls, diverse plant life and the picturesque snowcapped summit. In the late afternoon, follow a different route back to Seattle and take in even more fantastic Pacific Northwest scenery.

Customer Reviews

5 star rating: Highly Recommended July 2015

well organized tour, nice tour guide, and awesome Mt Rainier

5 star rating: Highly Recommended July 2015

Awesome trip in every way! The ride was comfortable and informative and we had plenty of restroom stops throughout the day, as well as an opportunity to buy snacks, lunch, and Starbucks. Our tour guide Brian was amazing--very knowledgeable and entertaining! He stopped in several places so we could take pictures of wildlife, waterfalls, etc. and we also had time to go hiking. The mountain even came out for us while we were there, which was a bonus! The huckleberry ice cream on the way home was the perfect ending to a perfect day! You definitely do not want to miss this trip!

5 star rating: Highly Recommended July 2015

This is a wonderful tour with breathtaking views of Mt Rainier!

5 star rating: Highly Recommended July 2015

Beautiful mountains, tour guide is fantantistic and knowledgable, we love the tour, it is worth of visiting. So beautiful for us to consider retiring in Seattle.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended July 2015

Mark was an excellent guide. The shuttle to bring us to the main bus was on time. It was an enjoyable day. We had a problem with the main bus but a substitute was brought right away. Problems with traffic? Mark got around that too. I am so happy I went. Other tour groups should take lessons from Northwest.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended July 2015

This tour was great. It's well planned out and the guide was very knowledgeable. The views were incredible.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended July 2015

It was a wonderful trip to beautiful Mt Rainier and many fascinating stops along the way - the day flew by! Our guide was informative, charming, and a barrel of laughs!! Would recommend anyone visiting the Seattle area to book this tour.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended July 2015

It was a great day on the mountain! The weather was nearly perfect and the guide was witty, knowledgeable and entertaining. The mountain was out and we got some good photos. I would recommend the tour to anyone.

Alex H
United Kingdom

5 star rating: Highly Recommended July 2015

I would definitely recommend this tour to anyone visiting the Seattle area. Our tour guide, Wesley, was very informative and funny, and really helped to make it a great day out.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended July 2015

Chris was fantastic! He was so informative about Seattle background as well as Mount Rainer. The weather was perfect, no need for those umbrellas that Chris brought along. The mountain is so majestic that words and pictures cannot begin to do justice.

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