Glacier National Park and Washington Wine Country

  • 11 Days

  • Western USA

  • Steady pace

Sample the wineries of Washington State, wander through a Bavarian village, descend into an old silver mine and soak up the majestic beauty of Glacier National Park.

Your journey starts here

Highlights

VIP private home pick-up service
Flights
Transfers
Services of a tour director
Accommodation
Selected meals
Porterage
All airport taxes
  • Overview

  • Day 1

  • Day 2

  • Day 3

  • Day 4

  • Day 5

  • Day 6

  • Day 7

  • Day 8

  • Day 9

  • Day 10

  • Day 11

of 11 days

Your detailed itinerary

Tour departing on 13th September 2018

Meals included: 9 breakfasts, 2 lunches, 3 dinners

Overview

Sample the wineries of Washington State, wander through a Bavarian village, descend into an old silver mine and soak up the majestic beauty of Glacier National Park.

At a glance

  • Washington Wine Country Take a tour and sample some local wines.
  • Hells Canyon Scenic Cruise & BBQ Lunch Cruise through America’s deepest river gorge.
  • Wallace Silver Mine Tour Plunge underground on a guided mine tour.
  • Glacier National Park Soak up its epic beauty along the Going-to-the-Sun Road
  • Spokane sightseeing Visit Manito Park and Botanical Gardens..

Extensions

  • 2 nights hotel in Seattle
  • 7 nights Alaska cruise

Please call our Travel Specialists to book this holiday with an extension

Day 1

UK - Seattle

Fly to Seattle and transfer to your hotel. This evening meet your travelling companions and tour director for a welcome drink.

Meals included
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

Day 2

Seattle - Mount Rainier National Park - Washington Wine Country

This morning visit Mount Rainier National Park for breathtaking views of it's 14,000 ft peak. Arrive in Washington's Wine Country and visit a winery for a tour and tasting.

Meals included
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

Day 3

Washington Wine Country - Lewiston (Excursion to Hells Canyon)

Cross into Idaho and travel along Snake River on the same route as Lewis & Clark. Enjoy a cruise into Hells Canyon, home to America's deepest river gorge. Hugging the borders of Oregon and Idaho, Hells Canyon is more than 200,000 acres of high mountain peaks, ominous canyon rocks and breathtaking vistas. See ancient petroglyphs left by the Nez Perce Indians and enjoy the captain's folklore tales. Enjoy a BBQ Lunch along the river.

Meals included
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

Day 4

Lewiston - Coeur D'Alene

Visit Nez Perce National Park and learn about the people who have called this home since the beginning of time. Continue to the beautiful shores of Lake Coeur D'Alene and enjoy a scenic cruise. This evening is at leisure.

Meals included
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

Day 5

Coeur D'Alene - Wallace - Whitefish

Depart Coeur D'Alene and stop in Wallace and tour the Sierra Silver Mine, travel underground with an experienced miner and learn the history of mining in the is region. Continue along the spectacular shores of Flathead Lake to Whitefish for three nights. Before arriving at the resort enjoy a guided tour of the Conrad Mansion and see the historic elegance of a bygone era.

Meals included
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

Day 6

Whitefish (Excursion to Glacier National Park)

A full day to explore the wonders of the Glacier National Park. Board a vintage Red Jammer Bus that goes along one of North America's most spectacular highways: Going-to-the-Sun-Road. After crossing 6,664 ft high Logan Pass, enter a wonderland of alpine scenery, where jagged mountain peaks, deep-green forests, pristine lakes and meadow dominate the landscape.

Meals included
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

Day 7

Whitefish

This morning enjoy a gondola ride to the top of Whitefish Mountain for fantastic views. The rest of the afternoon is at leisure. This evening, enjoy a cowboy sing-along and an old fashioned Western Ranch BBQ.

Meals included
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

Day 8

Whitefish - Sandpoint - Spokane

Today, stop in pretty Sandpoint, where there will be time to browse the boutiques and galleries. Travel along the scenic Pend Oreille River into Washington State. End the day with sightseeing of Spokane, including Manito Park Gardens. The rest of the day is at leisure.

Meals included
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

Day 9

Spokane - Leavenworth - Seattle

Leave Spokane and stop in the Bavarian village of Leavenworth, where there will be time to stroll the charming streets, see the Nutcracker Museum. Arrive in Seattle later this afternoon. This evening enjoy a farewell dinner hosted by the tour director.

Meals included
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

Day 10

Seattle

Transfer to the airport for your flight to the UK, or extend your stay with an Alaskan Cruise or extra nights in Seattle.

Meals included
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

Day 11

Home landing in the UK

Meals included
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

Hotels

  • Seattle: Sheraton Seattle
  • Richland Washington Wine Country: Red Lion Hanford House
  • Lewiston: Red Lion
  • Coeur D'Alene: Best Western Plus Inn
  • Whitefish: Grouse Mountain Lodge
  • Spokane: Hotel RL Spokane at the Park

Notes

Accommodation as stated or similar

2017 itinerary differs from the 2018 itinerary

The visit to Logan Pass is normally possible from mid-June to mid-September.  If unable to travel to Logan Pass an alternative sightseeing  visit on the Red Jammer buses will be done.

This platinum tour is operated by our sister company Globus

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