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4-Day Seattle to Snoqualmie, Leavenworth, Olympic National Park and Mount Rainier NP Tour

Tour Code: GOL-SEA-150
Duration: 4 Day(s) / 3 Night(s)
Tour Guide: Chinese, English
Quality: Budget
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4-Day Seattle to Snoqualmie, Leavenworth, Olympic National Park and Mount Rainier NP Tour
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Overview

Experience: UNESCO, Family

Extra (Excluded): Wifi, Meal etc...

Tour Guide:Chinese, English


Available Days :

Wed,Thu (2021-08-25 To 2021-12-30)

Highlights :

【Emerald City】Visit iconic sites and attractions in Seattle: Sky View Observatory at Columbia Center + Space Needle + MoPOP + Chihuly Garden and Glass.

【Exotic Experience】Learn the history of Leavenworth German Town with a glance at its unique Bavarian-inspired treasures.

【Foodie’s Choice】Try authentic local German pork trotter meal, sausage with dark beer!

【National Park】Pack two great national parks in one journey: Olympic National Park+Mount Rainier National Park.

【Ice and Fire】Explore the unique combination of snow and volcano at Mount Rainier, an icon in the Washington landscape.

【Walk into Nature】Visit Olympic National Park, being inspired by the glacier-capped peaks, valleys of forests, hot springs, and rugged Pacific coastline.

  • A minimum of 2 people are required for booking this tour.
  • We recommend all travelers to follow the latest CDC Guidelines.

Itinerary

Mount Rainier stands as an icon in the Washington landscape. Mount Rainier, also known as Tacoma, is the highest mountain of the Cascade Range of the Pacific Northwest, and the highest mountain in the U.S. state of Washington. An active volcano, Mount Rainier is the most glaciated peak in the contiguous U.S.A., spawning five major rivers. The top of the mountain is covered with snow all year round, and the glaciers radiate out to all directions. When snow melts, water flows down in large volume, creating the Rainier National Park with spectacular waterfalls, vast lakes and lush green forests.

Itinerary: 

Mount Rainier National Park→ Christine Falls (passing by) → Wonderland Trail(150 mins)

 

Special Notes:

1. Along the way of Wonderland Trail, we will arrange parking for 1-2 attractions according to the actual situation: Narada Falls, Paradise Visitor Center (including glacier overlooking, Martha Falls, Wildflower meadow at Paradise, etc. in case of bad winter weather, we will go to the Longmire Museum instead.)

2. As Mt. Rainier is a mountain attraction, please remind the day tour attenders of preparing dry food for lunch to ensure the time of visiting. 

3. In the case of heavy snow during winter season, schedule of going uphill at Mount Rainier National Park may be halted, and we will enjoy the breathtaking views at the foot of the mountain instead.

Hotel:Red Lion Inn & Suites Federal Way Or Clarion Inn Auburn Seattle or Similar.


Attractions

Mount Rainier National Park, WA

Mount Rainier is an expansive national park that is glacier-capped. The highest point is 6,400-ft.-tall Sunrise atop and it is reachable by car. Admire the nearby volcanoes, summertime wildflowers, mountain views and hiking trailheads. Explore this fun and adventure, gaze powerful waterfalls and redefining spectacular vistas.

Seattle is a seaport city in Washington State, a commercial center in the northwestern United States, located between King County, Puget Sound and Lake Washington. In many people's minds, it may be the classic movie "Sleepless in Seattle", may be a technology-look landmark Space Needle, may be the strong coffee aroma of the first Starbucks.

Itinerary:

Sky View Observatory at Columbia Center(Optional, 50 mins)→ Pike Place Market(45 mins,where first Starbucks located)→ Space Needle (Outside View)→ MoPOP(Optional, 60 mins)→ Chihuly Glass Garden(Optional, 60 mins)→ Pioneer Square(Passing by)→ The Museum of Flight (Optional, 90 mins)

Special Notes:

Some of the destinations may be closed due to Covid pandemic.Please follow your tour leader’s instruction. Your kind understanding and cooperation are highly appreciated.

Hotel:Red Lion Inn & Suites Federal Way Or Clarion Inn Auburn Seattle or Similar.


Attractions

Chihuly Glass Garden, WA

Chihuly glass garden offers an explicit visual experience. It is designed in nine installations. This was the first show presented in Canada as Chihuly show. These were beautifully installed in 11,000 square feet, and this also includes the exhibition space.

Pike Place Market, WA

The Pike Place Market is a public market that is overlooks Elliott Bay waterfront in Seattle. The market was first opened in 1907 and since then it has become a rather famous market.

Pioneer Square, WA

A lovely place to walk around the great number of shops and it is not really busy as any downtown store area. Visit the art galleries, studios and do not miss every month first Thursday the Art Walk taking to historic architecture.

Seattle, WA

Seattle city is a seaport and is the largest city of Wahington and Pacific Northwest region of the North America. It is the fastest growing city of United States and remained at the top 5 in May, 2015...

Space Needle Tower, WA

Space Needle tower reaches 605 feet. It is an aircraft warning beacon. At 520 feet is the Observation Deck and the Sky City restaurant revolves at 500 feet. Space needles foundation is in concrete going underground by 30 feet. It was built over a year, yet it was a record-breaking accomplishment.

The Museum of Flight, WA

The Museum of Flight is the Seattle's most preferred aviation attraction. This center offers the opportunity to visit a jet assembly plant as a tour in North America. This is a non-profit flight institute operating this facility for the visitors.

Olympic National Park Olympic National Park is a United States national park located in the state of Washington, of the Olympic Peninsula. The park has four basic regions: the Pacific coastline, alpine areas, the west side temperate rainforest and the forests of the drier east side. The Olympic Peninsula has 73 miles of coast line, keeps the original view since ice age. With a low land of rainforest in its west, a magnificent Olympic Mountains in central, and few locations here can be visited by automobile makes it the paradise for hiking. Isolated from the mainland, many of its vegetation and animals can only be found here. The Olympic National Park locates in Olympic Peninsula is one of the most highly visited National Parks along the west coast. 

Itinerary: 

Olympic National Park → Hurricane Ridge (120 mins) → Lake Crescent (30 mins) → Taking Bainbridge Island ferry back to Seattle

Special Notes:

1. If we can’t drive to the Hurricane Ridge due to the bad weather, we will go to the other attractions in Olympic National Park.

2. If the Bainbridge Island ferry closed or delayed due to weather condition, we will drive back to Seattle. 

3. As Olympic National Park is a mountain attraction, please remind the day tour attenders of preparing dry food for lunch to ensure the time of visiting.

Hotel:Red Lion Inn & Suites Federal Way Or Clarion Inn Auburn Seattle or Similar.


Attractions

Bainbridge Island Ferry Ride, WA

Located at just a short walk from the main drag in town. The ride offers a great view of the Seattle skyline and sometimes stole the peaks. The route is 8.6 miles long. The island features MT. Rainer tour from Seattle, Boeing factory tour from Seattle, Snoqualmie Falls and Seattle winery, Seattle city tour with the group. Seattle skyline is one of the numerous attractions in Seattle.

Hurricane Ridge, WA

Hurricane Ridge has several hiking trails including steep trails to ridge top traverses descending to subalpine valleys and lakes. This is easily accessible mountain area presenting fantastic views and clear weather, ideally suitable to enjoy throughout the year. Snow enthusiasts in winter months can enjoy snowshoeing, skiing and sledding.

Lake Crescent, WA

Lake Crescent is a fascinating spot for a swim, picture, hike, picnic and lodging. The cooler weather, the nearby multiple water sports such as kayaking and canoeing, besides the hiking trails make it more interesting. Indeed, a great spot for picnic and scenery viewing.

Olympic National Park, WA

The Olympic National Park is located on Washington’s Olympic Peninsula. The park is beautiful and has many natural environments which offer opportunities for hiking and other recreational activities.

Passing by the Snoqualmie Falls, one of Washington State's most popular scenic attractions visited by 1.5 million visitors every year, before heading to the German Village.

Itinerary:

Snoqualmie Falls (45 mins) → Leavenworth the German Village (150 mins)


Attractions

Situated in the very heart of Washington State in the Cascade Mountain Range, the Leavenworth is a spectacular Bavarian-style village which has been the most appealing tourist spot in the region, surrounded by the picturesque beauty of mountains, valleys, rivers, and landscape views. The wide-ranging alpine architecture filled with specialty stores, museums, and restaurants that serves German Beer and food.

Snoqualmie Falls, WA

Snoqualmie Falls is 268 ft waterfall on the Snoqualmie river. It is a beautiful waterfall that is visited by many people for recreational purposes.

Snoqualmie, WA

Snoqualmie is located in King County, Washington. This is a city that is adjacent to Snoqualmie Falls. The city houses Northwest Railway Museum. In the 2010 census, this city had 10,670 numbers population. Ella Raines, the actress, was born in Snoqualmie Falls that is a part of Snoqualmie.


  The order of itinerary may change without any notice depending on weather situations or for some other unforeseen circumstances.

  The order of activities held during the tour is planned by the tour guide. So, it may be different from what is mentioned on the tour page. On fewer occasions, Tour Guide has to skip an attraction or few during the tour depending on weather, traffic, group interest or some other reason.

  Some attractions are seasonal. So, when they are closed they will be replaced with some other attraction.

  You can skip some optional activities during the tour and plan something on your own. Make sure that you coordinate with Tour guide and stay with the group with next activity. Please note you cannot stay on the bus if you skip some optional activity.

  Probable hotel names are mentioned in the itinerary. It can be similar or a different hotel of the similar rating. Exact Hotel details can only be provided one day before the departure.

  Maximum 4 people of any age can stay in 1 Room in the hotel.

  These tours are conducted in a group. A group can have people of several cultures. We expect each person to coordinate with Tour guide to make sure things are on track.

  Though attractions are optional but you have to at least take 2 attractions.

Pricing


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What's Included

  Passengers will be picked up and dropped off at their chosen locations. (Please take notice of locations and times of pick up)

  All tours are carried out in air conditioned bus. We may also use a minivan depending on the number of people booking the tour.

  A professional tour escort will be with you throughout the tour.

  Tour package price includes all the taxes.

 Hotel accommodation included.


What's Excluded

  Rates could alter without prior notice.

  Optional fees will be paid in cash to the guide. Optional activities price may change or can be different as displayed on the website.

  Guide will arrange meals and drinks when requested as they are not included in the package.

  Daily Service charges for driver and the guide is $12 minimum per person.

  Such expenses as telephone services, alcoholic drinks, beverages and laundry services which are private room services.

  Services related to travel insurance.

  Other personal expenses.

Important: We never encourage customers to purchase admission packages from outside sources and try using them in this tour with discount. If they do, they must arrange transport on the same day. If you skip some attraction, you cannot do it on your own. You can sit near the bus or visit some nearby place, but you will not be allowed to sit in the bus.


Attraction Prices

Attractions Adult Child(3-11 yrs) Senior (65+ yrs)
Chihuly Glass Garden, WA $34.00 $20.00 $29.00
Museum of Pop Culture, WA $30.00 $21.00 $27.00
Seafood Buffet Dinner, WA $28.00 $14.00 $28.00
Sky View Observatory at Colombia Center, WA $23.00 $17.00 $20.00
The Museum of Flight, WA $25.00 $17.00 $21.00

  All the prices are listed in USD.

  Tour display price is based on double occupancy. It is the price each person will pay if a group of two is traveling.

  Prices may change without any notice.

  Prices include hotel accommodation, transportation and taxes.

  Admission Tickets to different places and meals are NOT included in the tour price.

  Mandatory Tip for tour guide and driver are NOT included.

  Only the tour guide can purchase entrance tickets for you. Pre-purchased tickets are NOT acceptable.

  A free (i.e. Buy 2 Get 1 Free) person, not showing up on a departure date will result in a penalty. The penalty is usually the fourth person price, but it varies. Free person has to pay for some admission tickets that is included in the tour package price of Paid Person.

  There must be at least one passenger of 18 years for every booking made with GoldenBusTours. For Children between the age group of 2 to 14 years, a different price will be charged. Please refer to Child price on our pricing calendar. Child Age may vary between different bus operators. Maximum 4 people of any age can stay in 1 Room in the hotel. If the 5th person is infant you will be charged normally then with the second room as an expense.

  Activities are optional though, but each customer has to participate in 2 activities at least. No city pass allowed. Some attractions are mandatory. Each customer has to take part in them and have to pay for them in cash.

Departure Location

Departure Location

  • 501 S Grady Way, (Uwajimaya Renton) Renton, WA 98057 at 7:00 AM
  • 501 S Grady Way, (Uwajimaya Renton) Renton, WA 98057 at 8:15 AM
  • 502 S King St, (Chinatown gate) Seattle, WA 98104 at 07:45 AM

Return Location

  • Free Airport Drop off service is available for Seattle International Airport (SEA) for flights departing after 07:00 PM
  • 502 S King St, (Chinatown gate) Seattle, WA 98104

Important Notes

  Arrive at departure location 10 to 15 minutes before the mentioned time to make sure you catch the bus on time. If in case you are late, the bus will not wait for you at the location and ultimately you will miss the entire tour (no refund in this case).

  Return time on the website is just an estimation. Expect some variation always. Time may change depending on traffic and weather situations

  There is a possibility that tour operator may use a shuttle to drop you off at the return location. It usually happens in the case of multiple return locations.

  You can leave the tour at any place only after signing a Tour Departure Form for leaving the tour early.

  Please note that price will stay the same even if you leave the tour early.

  If you have booked a pre-tour hotel stay, then you will have to arrange your own transport from hotel to departure location.

  If you have booked extra night hotel after the tour, then you will arrange transport from drop off point to hotel.

  On West Coast tours some bus operators have a lot of departure locations. A slow start is expected on these tours.

Policies

Cancellation and Refund Policy

No matter the reason for the cancellation, we are forced to carry costly charges from out travel and hotel providers in the form of penalties and fees that re-incurred when there is a cancellation of confirmed or pending bookings. As such, there are cancellation penalties or fees incurred. Determination of the time of cancellation will be done when the notice is received and confirmed by our office. You must make any notice of cancellation directly to GoldenBusTours by email or webmail at the Contact Us section.

We reserve the right to cancel or re-schedule any tour departure with respect to operating requirement or circumstances beyond control. In case a cancellation is made at any given moment in time before departure, our only liability as GoldenBusTours will be to refund you, the passenger with the amount we received for the booking of the tour. We will try our best to re-book the same or similar tour. We are not responsible for any cancellation penalties that may have been incurred on any other travel arrangements inclusive of separate purchase of air tickets.

We are not liable for any other travel arrangements that have been affected as a result of the cancellations.


Cancellation charges 

⇒  15 days or more prior to departure - 10% of the tour fees will be charged as cancellation.

⇒  8-15 days prior to departure - 55% of the tour fees will be charged as cancellation.

⇒  7 days prior to departure – 100% tour fees will be charged as cancellation.

An add-on fee of 6% for handling fees is charged in addition to the above penalties. No matter what the reason for cancellation is this processing fee will be deducted on each refund.

There is no refund for unused features. You forfeit the entire payment when you are a no-show.

In order for there not to be a cancellation, a minimum number of participants are required. We reserve the right to cancel a scheduled trip although every effort is made by us to ensure that normal operations are maintained.

An add-on fee of 6% for handling fees is charged in addition to the above penalties. No matter what the reason of cancellation is this processing fee will be deducted on each refund.

Note: More 30 days after the completion of the tour, we cannot grant any refunds.

Buy 2 Get 3rd Free: 

⇒  In the case of free passenger cancellation kindly update us 7 days before the departure. 

⇒  In the case of late cancellation request or free passenger does not show up on tour day then $128 will be charged.

Cancellation and reschedule charges are applicable even if you are NOT able to take the tour because of visa rejection. If you reschedule tour and later decides to cancel it then cancellation charges will be applicable to the original departure date and not to the rescheduled one.

Reservation, Booking & Redemption

Terms & Conditions

Any travel service purchases indicate your acceptance of the Terms & Conditions set out herein.

You are advised to carefully read through and understand these Terms & Conditions before making your booking.


Tour Confirmation

You will get an email immediately once you place an order. Tour Confirmation usually takes 2, 3 days except for urgent order. Urgent orders can be confirmed in a day or even few hours, but we can’t assure success in these cases. On fewer occasions, some of the others may require a longer period of time for confirmation. You are advised not to book airline tickets unless you have received the confirmation.


E-Ticket (Mandatory to be on bus)

Your e-ticket includes complete operator information such as local telephone numbers at your destination. You are required to print the e-tickets and bring them along with you on the trip. They will be needed as proof of purchase.


Changes in Booking

You may incur a fee for any revisions or alterations made to the reservation when the booking has already been confirmed. Cancellation fees may be applied to things such as name changes or corrections. They may also apply to tour date changes or tour itinerary changes. Please note that no departure changes are permitted 72 hours before departure.


Changes in Tour Itinerary

We are continuously striving to improve tour itineraries and features. In the event of unforeseen circumstances that are beyond the control, we do reserve the right to vary the itineraries and to substitute hotels. Duplicate departures may operate during certain peak periods, sometimes in reverse order. As such, hotels may vary from those included on the itinerary pages.

Reschedule

​If you wish to reschedule your tour (change the departure date or choose a different tour) then a reschedule fees may be applied. A reschedule fees of $25 or 6% (which one is higher) will be applied. Please note that all reschedule requests should be made before 18 days of tour departure. Requests made after the mentioned duration shall not be entertained.​

Cancellation and reschedule charges are applicable even if you are NOT able to take the tour because of visa rejection.

Pricing

1. One room can accommodate maximum 4 people. Even if you are 5 people including 1 month old baby you still need 2 rooms.

2. If you can carry your child up to 2 years of age then you do not need to book seats for him. It may vary from one tour to another.

3. Service providers hold the right to change the itinerary and hotel arrangements without any notice.

4. Child (0-9 years) and Single traveler going on the tour have special rates. These prices vary from one tour to another.

5. Meals and Attractions are not included. You can ask your tour guide to try to arrange the meal for you as per your requirements. For attractions, admission fees pay it to the tour guide on the tour.

6. Prices may change without any notice because of prices fluctuation in the market.

7. All prices mentioned on the website are in US dollars.

8. In Case of Bank Wire Transfer customer have to bear Wire transfer fee.

9. Tour package price is inclusive of taxes.

10. Tour Prices are every individual and in view of room inhabitance.

Child Rate:

Child rates are applicable for children between (0-12 years) of age. Parents are advised to bring car seats for the safety of their child.

Buy 2 Get 3rd discounted: Get 3rd Ticket on special discounted rates on the purchase of 2 tickets.

Responsibility

1.We highly recommend you to provide your flight details while booking tour with us or at least send us flight details via email 3 days before your tour departure. In case of non-compliance, you will be asked to join your hotel on the first day of tour at your own expense

 

2. Please check our return timings before booking your return flights at the end of the tour. During high season (National and Summer Holidays) book your flights at least 1 hour later than the suggested time.

3. Before booking any tour make sure to go through every detail like tour itinerary, tour price, cancellation policy,  reschedule and refund policies.

4. You should either bring a printed copy of your E-Ticket or bring it in your smartphone on the day of tour departure. You should also bring a valid photo ID along with your E-Ticket. In the case of any issues for not carrying E-Ticket or Photo ID GoldenBusTour will not be responsible.

5.Make sure to provide a valid phone number so we can reach you in the case of any emergency.

6. Please read all important notes, inclusion, exclusion section, terms and conditions, policies and below notes.

    6a. Tour Operator holds the right to cancel the tour at any time depending on poor weather condition or some other unforeseen circumstances. However, GoldenBusTour will update its customers about the cancellation and shall not be held accountable for charges other than tour fees.

    6b. Change in tour price will not affect any confirmed booking.

    6c. Tour Operator can change the order of itinerary at any time without any notice.

7.You will be responsible for your travel documents during the tour.

8.Reach Departure location about 20 to 30 minutes before departure time. Unfortunately, no one will wait for you in case you get in late. The bus mostly has Bus Operator name and logo on it. Even if you are five minutes late and miss the bus then GoldenBusTours or Tour Operator will not be responsible. There will be no refund in this case. You will be charged 100% tour fee.

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