Just before sunrise, you'll take to the skies on your first hot air balloon adventure of the week. The majestic sight of Mt. Rainier, a 14,000-foot active volcano iconic to Seattle, will greet you with open arms. As you rise into the sky at sunrise, you'll be mesmerized by the incredible panoramic views of The Puget Sound, The Cascade Mountains, Mount St. Helens, and Mt. Baker. If the visibility is clear enough, you'll be able to spot the Space Needle in the Seattle skyline. After landing, we'll toast the experience with a glass of aged champagne and nosh on award-winning fresh local baked goods.
As we make our way from Enumclaw to Prosser, we'll take a 45-minute stop at Mount Rainier National Park to admire the breathtaking views and immerse ourselves in the natural splendor of this iconic Washington State landmark. During our stop, you'll have the chance to learn about the historical insights of the park and discover the breathtaking alpine lakes tucked away in the beautiful forest valleys.
You'll feel a sense of peace and serenity as you take in the crisp mountain air and the stunning vistas surrounding you. With every step, you'll feel the majesty of Mount Rainier come to life as the breathtaking scenery fills your senses and the pure, natural beauty touches your soul.
In the afternoon, we'll reach Prosser, Washington, located on the east side of the Cascade Mountains. This evening you'll get your first taste of exquisite cuisine prepared by an award-winning private chef. A local somilie designs our aged wine pairings.
The following morning you'll witness the beauty of vineyards and hop fields and fly out over the Yakima River. If the winds are right, your balloon pilot may be able to skim the water of the river with the balloon basket. It's a wild experience and allows you to see the reflection of the 100-foot-tall balloon in the clear reflective water. In the afternoon, you'll taste some of the finest wines from Prosser and go on a private tour of cherry orchards, where you'll learn about the production of one of Washington's most prized exports.
In the afternoon, we'll make our way to Walla Walla Valley, Washington State's most renowned wine region home to some of the finest wineries in the world. You'll fly over the valley's famous vineyards, followed by a private winery tour where you'll meet one of the most renowned winemakers in the industry.
Our final flight launches from the heart of Walla Walla's most famous vineyards, followed by a celebratory champagne toast from one of the most exquisite winemakers in the world. Post-morning flight, you'll fly back to Seattle (via Alaska Airlines or private plane - 45 min flight).
To inquire or book please call or text 206-747-5802