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Hiking Washington's Olympic National Park and Mt Rainier

6 Days | A hiking adventure with historic lodge accommodation and dramatic scenery

Walking & Trekking
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Discover the best of the Olympic Peninsula and Mount Rainier, from the high alpine ridges and glaciated volcanoes to dramatic waterfalls, wildlife, and lush rainforests. Hike along a ridge traverse 5,500 feet above sea level on a coastal hike to Shi Shi beach, one of the world’s most beautiful beaches, walk through the Hoh Rainforest and see some of the largest and oldest trees in Washington, and admire the Reflection Lakes at Mount Rainier. Add comfortable accommodation in historic lodges and a special outdoor dining experience prepared by your guide and you’ve got a wonderful hiking adventure.

Trip overview

Map of Hiking Washington's Olympic National Park And Mt Rainier including United States Of America
Start
Olympia, United States
Finish
Olympia, United States
Theme
Walking & Trekking
Destinations
United States
Physical rating
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Style
Comfort
Ages
Min 12
Group size
Min 2 - Max 10
Trip code
SKXO
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Why you'll love this trip
  • Spend each night at historic lodges filled with charm and history, where a comfortable bed awaits, as well as opportunities for shorter hikes just outside the back door.
  • Explore the shimmering alpine lakes, fields of wildflowers, and tumbling waterfalls of North America’s most famous volcano, Mount Rainier.
  • Walk through coastal forests to Shi Shi Beach where pounding waves, rugged cliffs, tidal pools, and towering sea stacks create a memorable nature experience.
  • Join your guide at the famous Makah Museum and learn more about the cultural history of the local Makah people.
  • Hike up the wild Hoh River and explore everything this rainforest has to offer while you watch for sightings of the local wildlife like elk, deer, bald eagles, and more.

Is this trip right for you?
  • This is a hiking trip; a good fitness level will help you enjoying all included hikes and activities. Good clothing, appropriate footwear, and wet weather gear is a must.
  • This trip involves hiking from 3 to 8 miles (5 to 10 km) per day with a total trip distance of 30+ miles (48+ km). The maximum daily elevation gain/loss is 2150 feet (655 m). Please check the trip itinerary for more details.
  • On this trip, you’ll be required to carry a daypack weighing approximately 8-12 lb (3.5- 5.5 kg).
  • On our final day there is no accommodation included so please plan your departure accordingly, or pre-book a post-tour night.

Itinerary

Map of Hiking Washington's Olympic National Park And Mt Rainier including United States Of America

Inclusions

Meals

6 breakfasts, 6 lunches, 5 dinners

Transport

Private vehicle

Accommodation

Mountain Lodge (5 nights)

Activities
  • Hurricane Ridge hike
  • Shi Shi Beach to Point of Arches hike
  • Makah Museum visit
  • Hoh Rainforest & River hike
  • Mount Rainier hike - Narada Falls, Reflection Lakes & Wonderland Trail
  • Cascades range hike - Paradise Meadows to Glacier Vista
  • Paradise Lodge and Visitor Centre visit
  • Comet Falls hike

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Important notes

1. Please note this trip requires a minimum number of booked customers to guarantee the departure. Your Booking Agent will advise at time of booking if the departure has met minimum numbers. If minimum numbers are not met, you will be advised no later than 30 days out from departure. We recommend arranging flights and related travel services once your departure is guaranteed. In the event that your departure is cancelled due to minimum numbers not being met, a full refund will be provided of monies paid.

2. A completed registration form is required to join these trips. You will not be confirmed for the trip until your form has been received and reviewed. We may ask for a medical release signed by your physician for medical conditions or circumstances which could possibly compromise your safety or the safety of others on this trip – please speak to your agent for further details.

3. A signed disclaimer (Acknowledgement of Risks Form) is required at the time of booking for this trip – please speak to your agent for further details.

4. To help ensure this trip is right for you, this trip is subject to additional ‘Essential Eligibility Requirements’ – see the ‘Itinerary Disclaimer’ section of the Essential Trip Information for further details.

5.This trip is operated and run by Wildland Trekking, an Intrepid company. You will be travelling with a mixture of both Wildland Trekking customers and Intrepid customers.

6. Please note, pre-trip orientation meeting will take place at 5:00 PM day before trip starts via conference call. Your guide will give you the phone number for this meeting approximately 10 days before the trip start date via email. Early on the morning of day 1, you will be picked up from Double Tree by Hilton hotel in Olympia (or the Olympia hotel of your choice). We recommend you book a pre tour night in that hotel. This trip will conclude at approximately 5:00 PM on the last day.

7. A single supplement is available. The single supplement applies to all nights of the trip and is subject to availability. Please speak to your booking agent for further information.

Essential Trip Information

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Hiking Washington's Olympic National Park and Mt Rainier
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USD $4,118