Of all the mountains that surround Seattle, Mount Rainier stands boldest. On clear days, you can see the mountain from downtown, but to grasp its full beauty, you must see it up close.
Breathtaking vistas await on this rocky peak more than 14,000 feet tall. Even when clouds in Seattle obscure the view from the city center, once you climb in altitude, Mount Rainier's scenery is awe-inspiring. Don't forget your camera - this 10-hour day trip is a feast for the eyes!
Your tour begins with a scenic bus ride, stopping at a visitors' center before you continue into Mount Rainier National Park. Purchase lunch on your own at the world renowned Whittaker School of Mountaineering, where an exclusive 30-minute slide show takes you on a visual journey to the summit, presented by a professional Mount Rainier Guide.
On your way to Paradise Visitors' Center, you'll linger at several scenic lookout points and gaze at the natural wonders - crashing waterfalls, diverse plant life, and the snowcapped summit. In the late afternoon, you will follow a different route back to Seattle, taking in even more great scenery.
This tour is seasonal and only operates from 1 May to 30 September.
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