Mount Rainier National Park - Private Luxury Day Tour with Lunch

5 Ratings
  • Live Guide
  • Instant Confirmation
  • Day Trip
  • Pickup Service
  • Private Tour
  • E-Ticket
  • 10 hr

Explore pristine alpine meadows, wander through magical old growth forests, and watch roaring glacial waterfalls crash into rugged canyons on this private day tour to Mount Rainier National Park. The snow-capped peak, encased in over 35 square miles (91 km²) of ice year-round, is endearingly referred to locally as “The Mountain” and is a must-visit Seattle day trip. Throughout the day, you'll enjoy meaningful commentary on the history, culture, and geology of the region from an expert local guide. The tour includes a gourmet lunch, park admission, and pick-up/drop-off at your Seattle hotel in our luxury Mercedes van.

Itinerary Details

Operated by: Yonder Sky

This is a typical itinerary for this product

Stop At: Yonder Sky

Our day starts with front door pickup at your downtown Seattle or Seatac hotel or vacation rental in our luxury Mercedes van. On the way to the park, we'll stop to enjoy coffee, tea, juice, and fresh baked pastries from our favorite Seattle bakery.

Stop At: Longmire

We’ll start our day at Longmire, the site of the first park headquarters and designated as a National Historic District. Here we’ll learn about the history of the Mount Rainier area, including early homesteaders, pre-National Park tourism, and the mountain’s time as America’s fifth National Park. Trails around Longmire showcase this long history and include beautiful old growth forest.

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Narada Falls

This 176 foot tall waterfall is well worth the short walk!

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Paradise

Famous for its gorgeous wildflower meadows, Paradise is a clear highlight of the park. Weaving paths through this alpine environment offer fantastic views of Mt. Rainier, which towers above the wildflower-filled meadows. We’ll take a one-mile (1.6 km) guided walk to Myrtle Falls, a 72 ft (22 m) waterfall tumbling into a rugged gorge in the shadow of the peak.

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Paradise Valley

Your guide prepares a gourmet family-style lunch served with a selection of local beverages.

Duration: 45 minutes

Stop At:

Capture the perfect picture of Mount Rainier over this gorgeous alpine lake.

Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: Box Canyon Loop

Imagine the powerful geological forces at work as you watch water rush through this deep slot canyon.

Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: Grove of the Patriarchs

We’ll walk amongst giants at the Grove of the Patriarchs. This area contains some of the most spectacular old growth forest along the banks of the Ohanapecosh River. A lovely optional 2-mile (3.2 km) guided nature walk leads to some of the largest trees in the park.

Duration: 1 hour
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