Key Details: Full-Day Tour from Seattle
Tour Duration: 12 hours
Approximate Tour Timing: 7:30a to 7:30p
Tour Group Size: Ten or fewer. Private tours are available (including tours for larger groups).
Hotel Pickups: Yes. We offer tour pickup at any downtown Seattle location and a centralized pickup option in Bellevue.
Tour Meals: Coffee & tea, light breakfast, substantial organic lunch with local wine, snacks, water, sparkling water, etc. readily available all day.
Mount Rainier Hiking & Yakima Valley Wine Tasting Tour – Additional Details
Italian, German, and Portugese grape varietals were early to reach the Yakima Valley. The AVA we’ll target, Naches Heights, is known for volcanic soils, cold nights, and food-friendly acidity.
Instagram-able moments await on your classic Cascade walkabout, on a scenic drive, and in the gorgeous wine rooms of the Yakima Valley.
Savor a fresh, local, family-style lunch with local wines (included with tour price). We’ll also bring local coffee to press, tea, a light breakfast, and plenty of water and sparkling water for the day! Don’t worry about a thing…
Watch for Black-tail deer, Roosevelt elk, black bears, Cascade red foxes, Stellers Jays, and more.
Explore diverse & beautiful environments: old sub-alpine trees, high ridges and lakes, epic wine valleys, and flower-strewn mountain meadows. Don’t forget your sturdy shoes!
Learn about the natural history of Mt. Rainier and the other active volcanoes of the Cascade Range.
⭐ Complimentary pick-up and drop-off at your downtown accommodations (hotel, AirBNB, rental, etc.).
⭐ A local, TripAdvisor 'Hall of Fame' naturalist guide. We guarantee you'll love your trip leader!
⭐ No additional charges during your day. We cover everything you'll need during our tours (meals, drinks, entrance fees, permits, ferry charges, wine tasting fees, fuel, etc.).
⭐ Sleep in a little - we'll bring a light breakfast generally including French-pressed local coffee (roasted by Herkimer), tea, bakery, fruit.
⭐ A gorgeous local picnic. We even bring linens, plates, silverware, and wine glasses to set up lunch somewhere lovely. Our offerings change frequently/seasonally - but often includes chicken, green salads, grain or pasta salads, dessert. Let us know if you have dietary restrictions - we can accommodate most needs if we're aware of them prior to 24 hours of your tour start.
⭐ Local wine with lunch.
⭐ Plenty of readily available snacks, water, La Croix sparkling water, and more throughout the day.
⭐ Comfortable transportation in brand new Ford Transit vans or Mercedes Sprinter vans. Most of our vehicles are built for 15 people - we only open ten seats per trip to leave plenty of space.
⭐ We provide any gear needed (like snowshoes for Mt. Rainier or Olympic National Parks in the winter).
⭐ Additional warm clothing is available upon request.
7:00a - Downtown pick-ups begin.
7:30a - Downtown pick-ups end.
9:30a - We'll likely stop to press coffee, make tea, and have a light breakfast outdoors with a view.
10:00a - Enter Mt. Rainier National Park for a hike. Walk as much of a 3.5 mile loop as you like!
12:15p - Enjoy a beautiful lunch outdoors.
1:00p - Set off for Yakima Valley and its wineries.
From here, the course of your day can go several ways. Your guide will combine group preferences, weather considerations, mixed wine experiences, crowd avoidance, and more to create a lovely day. No two trips are the same!
2:00p - Tasting experience at first Yakima winery.
3:30p - Tastings at second Yakima winery.
5:00p - Around 5:00 we'll start to head for Seattle - we'll likely take a break along the way home.
7:30p - We'll drop travelers off where we found them (or another preferred spot nearby).
Downtown Seattle Pick-ups:
Approximate Pick-up Start time: 7:00a
Downtown Pick-up End time: 7:30a
Generally, our last pickup each tour occurs at the Hotel Monaco in Seattle. This isn't always the case - so check with us - but we consider it a default location for anyone staying outside of downtown. Let our team know where you're staying and we'll do everything we can to make your pickup as easy as possible.
Are you looking to make your Mt. Rainier adventure even more intimate and comfortable? We offer beautiful private tours led by the Northwest's best field educators.
Prices below are before WA Sales Tax (10.1%). To inquire about private trip dates, give us a call!
⭐ 1 person: $1250/person
⭐ 2 people: $675/person
⭐ 3 people: $483.33/person
⭐ 4 people: $387.50/person
⭐ 5 people: $330/person
⭐ 6 people: $291.67/person
⭐ 7 people: $264.29/person
⭐ 8 people: $243.75/person
⭐ 9 people: $227.78/person
⭐ 10 people: $215/person
⭐ 11 people: $204.55/person
⭐ 12 people: $195.83/person
Please contact us for groups larger than 12 travelers for a custom quote. Groups larger than 12 generally require a second van, second guide, etc.
Hike Mount Rainier & Yakima Wine Tasting Tour – Traveler Testimonials
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