Highlights of the Columbia and Snake Rivers

2025 Portland > Spokane | Price from $2959

8 DAYS • 16 MEALS Experience the best of the Columbia and Snake Rivers. From Mount Hood’s Timberline Lodge and the Columbia River Gorge’s Multnomah Falls to the Snake River’s Hells Canyon and two nights at the beautiful Coeur d’Alene Casino Resort Hotel.

Tour Itinerary

Day 1: Arrive in Oregon

Welcome to Portland. Meet your Tour Manager at 6:00 p.m. and fellow travelers for a welcome dinner in the hotel. Meal: D

Day 2: Mount Hood and Timberline Lodge

Begin by traveling to Mount Hood, the highest mountain in the state. Lunch is at the incredible Timberline Lodge. Considered an architectural wonder, it was declared a National Historic Landmark in 1977. Back in Portland, enjoy a guided tour of the city which includes the Old Town Historic District and International Rose Test Gardens. Meals: B, L

Day 3: The Spectacular Columbia River Gorge

Depart Portland for the spectacular Columbia River Gorge where sheer cliffs rise 2,000 feet. See Vista House and stop at beautiful Multnomah Falls, a 600-foot tall roaring cascade of water as well as mammoth Bonneville Lock and Dam. Later, arrive in Pendleton, known for its western heritage and traditions. Meals: B, D

Day 4: Fort Walla Walla

Crossing into Washington today a stop is made at Fort Walla Walla. Dating from 1806, when Lewis and Clark traveled the area, Fort Walla Walla has seen the 1840s wagon trains, the 1856 military post and the 1860s gold rush days. Meals: B, D

Day 5: Hells Canyon Day Jet Boat Excursion

Embark today on an epic Jet Boat journey on the incredible Snake River into Hells Canyon National Recreation Area, the deepest river gorge in North America. Learn about Native American history, the pioneers and gold miners on this 120-mile excursion. Enjoy your deli-style box lunch served under the fruit trees at Cache Creek Ranch. Travel through three states and see the confluence of the Snake and Salmon Rivers. Then, check into the fabulous Coeur d’Alene Casino Resort Hotel with plenty of time to freshen up before enjoying an authentic cultural experience featuring live performance, song, storytelling and dinner. Meals: B, L, D

Day 6: Eagle Aviary Tour and Lake Coeur d’Alene Dinner Cruise

The day begins with a tour of the Eagle Aviary located across Coeur d’Alene Lake. Learn about and see up close the eagles and other raptors cared for by tribal wildlife staff under the direction of wildlife biologist Janie Veltkamp. Enjoy an included lunch and spend time shopping in the local native store. Then, return to the property with time to freshen up before the evening dinner cruise on Lake Coeur d’Alene. Meals: B, L, D

Day 7: SkyRide Gondola and Spokane Falls

Take the short drive to Spokane, Washington, boasting the second largest waterfall in the nation. At Riverfront Park you will board the SkyRide gondola for a thrilling ride across the Spokane River and mighty Spokane Falls. Long considered sacred by the Native American tribes, the falls carves its way through the city with spectacular natural beauty. Tonight, your Tour Manager hosts a special farewell dinner. Meals: B, D

Day 8: Travel Home

Depart for home from this memorable vacation with a group transfer to the Spokane International Airport for flights out after 10:00 a.m. Meal: B

Itinerary is subject to change.

Tour Highlights

  • 16 Meals: 7 breakfasts, 3 lunches and 6 dinners
  • Round trip airport transfers
  • See majestic Mount Hood and have lunch at Timberline Lodge
  • Panoramic tour of Portland including Old Town Historic District and International Rose Test Gardens
  • See the highlights of the Columbia Gorge including Vista House, Multnomah Falls and Bonneville Dam
  • Visit Fort Walla Walla Museum whose history spans back to the days of Lewis and Clark
  • Take an exciting narrated Jet Boat excursion on the Snake River into rugged Hells Canyon with an included lunch
  • Spend two nights at the Coeur d’Alene Casino Resort Hotel
  • Authentic Native American Cultural Experience and Dinner with tribal entertainment and cuisine
  • Take the Eagle Aviary Tour and see eagles and other raptors with Tribal wildlife staff
  • Free time for shopping in the local native store
  • Narrated dinner cruise on Lake Coeur d’Alene
  • Touring in Spokane including the SkyRide gondola

Hotel Accommodations

Days 1 and 2 – Monarch Hotel, Clackamas, Oregon
Day 3 – Wildhorse Resort and Casino, Pendleton, Oregon
Day 4 – Hells Canyon Grand Hotel, Lewiston, Idaho
Days 5 and 6 – Coeur d’Alene Casino Resort Hotel, Worley, Idaho
Day 7 – Hampton Inn, Spokane, Washington

DATES & AVAILABILITY

June 16, 2024 | $2,499

Per Person Twin

$2,499

Single Room Add

+$699

Call for air rates and schedules from your city to Portland and from Spokane.

Rooms for the night before and after the tour are available. Cost for a room in Clackamas is $199 and in Spokane is $259, tax and breakfast included.

July 14, 2024 | $2,499

Per Person Twin

$2,499

Single Room Add

+$699

Call for air rates and schedules from your city to Portland and from Spokane.

Rooms for the night before and after the tour are available. Cost for a room in Clackamas is $199 and in Spokane is $259, tax and breakfast included.

August 11, 2024 | $2,499

Per Person Twin

$2,499

Single Room Add

+$699

Call for air rates and schedules from your city to Portland and from Spokane.

Rooms for the night before and after the tour are available. Cost for a room in Clackamas is $199 and in Spokane is $259, tax and breakfast included.

September 8, 2024 | $2,499

Per Person Twin

$2,499

Single Room Add

+$699

Call for air rates and schedules from your city to Portland and from Spokane.

Rooms for the night before and after the tour are available. Cost for a room in Clackamas is $199 and in Spokane is $259, tax and breakfast included.

May 18, 2025 | $2,959

Per Person Twin

$2,959

Single Room Add

+$799

Call for air rates and schedules from your city to Portland and from Spokane.

Rooms for the night before and after the tour are available. Cost for a room in Clackamas is $219 and in Spokane is $279, tax and breakfast included.

June 22, 2025 | $2,959

Per Person Twin

$2,959

Single Room Add

+$799

Call for air rates and schedules from your city to Portland and from Spokane.

Rooms for the night before and after the tour are available. Cost for a room in Clackamas is $219 and in Spokane is $279, tax and breakfast included.

July 20, 2025 | $2,959

Per Person Twin

$2,959

Single Room Add

+$799

Call for air rates and schedules from your city to Portland and from Spokane.

Rooms for the night before and after the tour are available. Cost for a room in Clackamas is $219 and in Spokane is $279, tax and breakfast included.

August 10, 2025 | $2,959

Per Person Twin

$2,959

Single Room Add

+$799

Call for air rates and schedules from your city to Portland and from Spokane.

Rooms for the night before and after the tour are available. Cost for a room in Clackamas is $219 and in Spokane is $279, tax and breakfast included.

September 7, 2025 | $2,959

Per Person Twin

$2,959

Single Room Add

+$799

Call for air rates and schedules from your city to Portland and from Spokane.

Rooms for the night before and after the tour are available. Cost for a room in Clackamas is $219 and in Spokane is $279, tax and breakfast included.

September 14, 2025 | $2,959

Per Person Twin

$2,959

Single Room Add

+$799

Call for air rates and schedules from your city to Portland and from Spokane.

Rooms for the night before and after the tour are available. Cost for a room in Clackamas is $219 and in Spokane is $279, tax and breakfast included.