Highlights
  • Experience in depth the Olympic Peninsula and the Olympic World Heritage Center
  • Welcome Reception at Port Ludlow Resort
  • Panoramic views from Hurricane Ridge
  • Native Art Gallery to witness the indigenous art of woodcarving
  • Kalaloch Beach, Rialto Beach and Ruby Beach
  • Town of Forks – mystical town featured in the famous “Twilight” Series by Stephanie Meyer
  • Lake Quinault and Lake Crescent
  • Hoh Rainforest
  • Hood Canal and Tacoma Narrows Bridge
  • 3-days, 2-nights backpacking experience through towering old growth rainforest with KAF Adventures
  • Learn technical backpacking skills, ecology of the Pacific Northwest, and environmental ethics (LNT)
  • 6 to 10 miles per day backpacking on moderate terrain through the Quinault Drainage and the Dosewallips drainage.
  • Celebratory dinner and stay at Alderbrook Resort & Spa

One of the only trips of its kind in Cascadia, you will not only experience the back country of the Olympic World Heritage Center, you will have the pleasure of authentic and refined lodging, fine spirits and foods traditional to the area, and shops and stops that encompass the culture at the heart of the Olympic Peninsula.  On the trail, you will be led by one of KAF Adventures’ professional mountain guides through the famous “Quinault River Drainage” route from Quinault to Dosewallips.  This carefully crafted trip, offering both cultural and wilderness enrichment, is the journey of a lifetime.

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EverGreen Escapes Travel Reviews & Ratings
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4.8 Guide
4.8 Activities
4.8 Lodging
4.8 Transportation
4.8 Meals
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Looking forward for another tour with them! August 2015

5.0
  • Value 5.0
  • Guide 5.0
  • Activities 5.0
  • Lodging 5.0
  • Transportation 5.0
  • Meals 5.0
Amazing day out at Mount Rainier. We were very lucky with the weather, and got to see the park at it's best. Justin was a fantastic guide; knowledgeable, friendly and attentive. Looking forward to coming back in the future and taking another tour!
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Good tour could have done better! August 2015

3.0
  • Value 3.0
  • Guide 3.0
  • Activities 3.0
  • Lodging 3.0
  • Transportation 3.0
  • Meals 3.0
On Friday October 24 a friend and I did the Portland Craft Breweries & Bridges and the guide Steven was very friendly and the tour in itself was good. However, we did not visit any bridges and only drove by one but no comments were made by the guide. No food of any kind was offer in any of the 4 locations we visited. In your website and ticket paper I have food/snacks are mentioned. We feel we were cheated for the price we paid.
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Awesome tour of Portland! August 2015

5.0
  • Value 5.0
  • Guide 5.0
  • Activities 5.0
  • Lodging 5.0
  • Transportation 5.0
  • Meals 5.0
We went on an awesome tour of Portland, as well as a wine and waterfall tour. Both were informative and a ton of fun.

Operator EverGreen Escapes

Itinerary

Day 1: Seattle to Port Ludlow

Meals: Dinner

Explore

Gear check and departure

Washington State ferry to Bainbridge Island

Scenic drive to Port Ludlow

Welcome reception

Replenish

Dinner at Ajax Cafe in Port Hadlock

Stay | The Resort at Port Ludlow, Port Ludlow

Day 2: Hurricane Ridge to Ruby Beach (MT, L, AT, D)

Meals: Lunch and Dinner

Explore

Tribal Art Gallery, wood carving and Totem Poles

Visit scenic Lake Crescent

Walk and explore Hurricane Ridge

Beach combing on Ruby Beach

Replenish

Cascadian Safari Lunch

Dinner overlooking Lake Quinault

Stay | Lake Quinault Lodge, Olympic Peninsula

Day 3:  Backpacking Into the Back Country

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Explore

Hoh Rainforest hiking

Wildlife spotting

Stay | Camping at O’Neal Creek or Pyrites Creek

Day 4:  Back Country Wonder

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Explore

Trekking in Hoh Rainforest and in the Olympic mountains

Trek to Honeymoon Meadows or Diamond Meadows

Stay | Camping at Honeymoon Meadows

Day 5:  Back Country to Hood Canal

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Explore

Finish trekking in the Dosewallips drainage

Scenic transfer to Hood Canal

Replenish

Celebratory dinner at Alderbrook Resort

Stay | Alderbrook Resort & Spa, Hood Canal

Day 6: Hood Canal to Seattle

Meals: Breakfast

Explore

Hood Canal sightseeing

Scenic transfer to Seattle for your departure home

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Details
Trip Includes
  • Transportation to and from downtown Seattle
  • Travel in adventure-outfitted Mercedes Vans and luxury SUVs
  • Highly qualified Escape Artist naturalist backpacking guide
  • Overnight accommodations as described
  • Morning tea & pastries
  • Afternoon snacks & refreshments
  • Cascadian Safari Lunch as described
  • Dinners as described
  • Local wine & craft brew
  • All entry, tasting and/or park fees
  • Comprehensive naturalist commentary and storytelling
Trip Excludes
  • International Flights
  • Passport and Visa Charges
  • Personal Expenses
Flights & Transport
Only ground transport
Group Size:
Private - your group only
Maximum Number of People in Group: 10
Start City
Seattle
End City
Seattle
Cancellation Policy:

60+ days prior to service :  A minimum of 10% of total itinerary cost will be non-refundable.* If a custom design was paid, the $250 fee will contribute to, or may constitute, the non-refundable amount.

31-59 days prior to service: A minimum of 50% of the total itinerary cost will be non-refundable.* If a custom design fee was paid, the $250 fee will contribute to, or may constitute, the non-refundable amount.

Within 30 days of service : No refunds.

* Please note for all services: Change and cancellation fees do not include penalties incurred by third parties. Evergreen Escapes will advocate on its client’s behalf to minimize or negate fees incurred by third parties; however all cancellation fees or refunds are ultimately at the discretion of the hotels, tour operators, caterers, rental car agencies and other Service Providers with which Evergreen Escapes has reserved for travel and tour related services. If the third party decides to charge a fee, that fee will reduce the amount that Evergreen Escapes is able to refund to its client.

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