Mount Rainier Hiking Adventure

Mount Rainier Hiking Adventure

Mount Rainier Hiking Adventure

Prices

From $2,895USD

Difficulty

Guided

Hotels

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Highlights

Spend 6 amazing days hiking the spectacular volcanic Mount Rainier on this guided trip

Discover beautiful waterfalls, snowy peaks, lush meadows, and forests as you explore Mt Rainier National Park.

Hike the loop around Naches Peak for incredible views of the surrounding Cascades.

Visit amazing meadows filled with wildflowers

Hike incredible trails like the Skyline, Wonderland, and Pacific Crest Trail.

Soaring above the other mountains of the Cascade Range, Mount Rainier is an impressive sight and beautiful mountain to explore. This 6-day guided hiking tour explores many of the incredible hiking trails in Mount Rainier National Park, giving you the perfect opportunity to leave it all and hit some of the best trails in the Pacific Northwest.

Throughout the Mount Rainier Hiking Adventure, you’ll be visiting waterfalls, mountain meadows, snowfields, and a selection of the famous trails in the area. Many of the hikes climb above the treeline so you’ll have amazing, unobstructed views of the mountains as you trek. All your meals and transportation are included, so all you have to worry about is enjoying your Mount Rainier hiking adventure.

Mount Rainier Hiking Adventure Itinerary

Day 1 Travel from Seattle to Mount Rainier

Today your tour begins in the morning with the transfer from the Seattle airport to Mount Rainier National Park.

When you arrive you’ll start your hike to beautiful Narada Falls. You’ll have time to explore the falls and canyon before taking the shuttle to the hotel near the trails.

Overnight Location
Hotel in Mount Rainier National Park
Distance
6 miles
Meals
Dinner

Day 2 Hike the Skyline Trail

Your hike for today will be along the Skyline Trail. The trail begins with a solid climb to get above the treeline so that you can take in the spectacular views of Rainier and beyond.

You’ll also be taking a short detour to view Nisqually Glacier before hiking back down to the hotel.

Overnight Location
Hotel in Mount Rainier National Park
Distance
6 miles
Meals
Breakfast, lunch, dinner

Day 3 Naches Peak Hike

This morning you’ll take the shuttle over Chinook Pass to the eastern side of the park. You’ll start your hike on the legendary Pacific Crest Trail, and enjoy the incredible scenery as you hike the loop around Naches Peak.

At the end of the day, you’ll be heading to your new accommodations where you’ll find your luggage waiting.

Overnight Location
Hotel in Mount Rainier National Park
Distance
6 miles
Meals
Breakfast, lunch, dinner

Day 4 Hiking in Berkeley Park

Today you’ll spend the day hiking the Sunrise area and Berkeley Park. Enjoy the incredible display of wildflowers that decorate the meadows with Mount Rainier’s stunning peak in the background.

Overnight Location
Hotel in Mount Rainier National Park
Distance
8 miles
Meals
Breakfast, lunch, dinner

Day 5 Hike a Portion of the Wonderland Trail

The Wonderland Trail is over 90 miles of incredible hiking that circles Rainier in its entirety. Today you’ll join the trail and will be hiking the Fryingpan Creek section to the meadows of Summerland and up to the rocky edge of the snowfields. The view of Rainier right beside you all day will be a treat!

Tonight, enjoy one last dinner and a peaceful night in the park.

Overnight Location
Hotel in Mount Rainier National Park
Distance
8 miles
Meals
Breakfast, lunch, dinner

Day 6 Final Hike to Frozen Lake

On the trail today you’ll be treated to expansive views of the Cascades, including Rainier and Mount Baker in the north.

Once again you’ll hike above the treeline, and this time you’ll be headed to Frozen Lake and then First and Second Burroughs. Soak up these last few miles of scenery!

At the end of the hike, the shuttle will return you to Seattle, where you’ll say goodbye!

Overnight Location
None
Distance
6 miles
Meals
Breakfast

Mount Rainier Hiking Adventure Price and Dates

This guided hiking tour of Mount Rainier National Park is run as a fixed-departure tour where you’d be joining a group, however, custom private tours can be organized for those willing to travel with their group only (please contact us with your preferred date and the number of people in your group and we will create the itinerary just for you).

The prices below are per person:

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Accommodation on the Mount Rainier Hiking Adventure

This tour is based in 3 and 4-star hotels. The hotels offer comfortable rooms with great locations. In some cases, the accommodation listed below may need to be substituted for other comparable accommodations.

Single Rooms and Solo Travellers
You can pay a supplement of $675USD to have a private room where possible. Rooms are double occupancy, but the price for single travelers already includes all associated costs.

Paradise Inn near Mount Rainier

This lodge sits in a field of wildflowers with the snowy peak rising behind it. You’ll love the high ceilings and wooden beams in the dining hall.

Crystal Mountain Resort on Mount Rainier

This resort is made from a small collection of mountain lodges near the Mount Rainier Gondola. Be sure to visit the famous Snorting Elk Bar onsite!

Hotels on Standard Tour

What’s Included in the Mount Rainier Hiking Adventure?

Meals

5 breakfasts, 6 lunches, and 5 dinners are included.

Accommodations

Accommodations for 5 nights are included. Accommodations before and after the tour in Seattle are not included.

Transportation during the Tour

Transport for you and your luggage are included as outlined in the itinerary. Transportation to and from the Seattle airport is also included.

Also Included

  • English-speaking guide
  • Van shuttles
  • Tour maps and narratives
  • Park entrance fees

Not included

  • Travel insurance
  • Flights to and from Seattle
  • Meals, drinks, or snacks not previously mentioned
  • Tourist taxes if applicable
  • Visas if required
  • Personal equipment
  • Fees not mentioned as ‘included’
  • Gratuities for guides, drivers, servers, or hotel staff if desired

Optional Extras

  • Single occupancy upgrades
  • Any additional nights before or after the tour

Frequenty Asked Questions about Mount Rainier Hiking Adventure

How hard is the Mount Rainier Hiking Adventure?

We rate this tour as a 3/5. You should be prepared to hike 6 to 8 miles daily with sections of steeper incline. Paths are generally well-maintained and not technical.

Do I need to tip my tour guides?

Tipping in the United States of America is customary, but much appreciated. It is recommended to tip 10-20% for exceptional service.

Do I need a visa to travel to the United States of America?

Check with your local country about visa requirements. You could also try this website, though you should verify with your government.

Is the Mount Rainier Hiking Adventure family-friendly?

Yes, families with children 14 years and older are welcome on this tour. Children should be capable of completing the hikes included.

Do I need insurance?

Yes, it is mandatory to have health and medical insurance to join this trip. Get your Travel Insurance.

How do I get to Seattle to start this tour?

You can fly to Seattle-Tacoma International Airport (SEA), where your shuttle will pick you up.

Is the Mount Rainier Hiking Adventure guided?

Yes, you will have an English-speaking guide for the duration of the tour.

Where does the Mount Rainier Hiking Adventure end?

This tour ends with a drop-off at the Seattle-Tacoma International Airport (SEA).

Do I need special vaccines to travel to the United States of America?

Check with your family doctor.

Are there any travel restrictions for the United States of America?

Please check with your local government about travel restrictions before you book your tour. This map from the US Department of State provides an overview of the current status in countries around the globe. The UK‘s Foreign Office and Government of Canada also provide advice on foreign travel. Note that the travel advice may change depending on your nationality.

When is the best time to travel to the United States for this tour?

The group tour is available in June, which tends to be warm and fairly dry in the region.

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Prices

From $2,895USD

Difficulty

Guided

Hotels

Active Travel is what we do

10Adventures knows Active and Adventure Travel because everything we do is focused on Active and Adventure Travel. We understand the needs of travellers and partner with excellent local guides who specialize in active, experiential and adventure travel.

Real humans are always a click or call away

Your time is important, and you shouldn't have to deal with automated bots or a confusing phone system. At 10Adventures you are assigned an Adventure Concierge, who is a real person who has one job: to support you during the planning & booking of your trip.

Customize or go private and get the perfect trip for you

Taking a holiday can be the most fun you have all year. At 10Adventures we believe that you should have the ability to personalize the trip, to get it just the way you want. Sometimes that's joining a group, but more often it's going private with your loved ones, and getting the dates and itinerary that's just right for you.

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Tour Difficulty

We rate this tour as a 3/5. You should be prepared to hike 6 to 8 miles daily with sections of steeper incline. Paths are generally well-maintained and not technical.


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