Leavenworth Christmas Tour From Seattle

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Experience something different this Christmas with transport from Seattle to the picturesque Bavarian village of Leavenworth in the Cascade Mountains. Arrive at the annual, admission-free Christmas Lighting Festival to browse quaint old-world shops, savor authentic German food from street stands, enjoy live outdoor entertainment, and take an optional horse-drawn carriage ride (at own expense). Gather at dusk for the Christmas lights ceremony, where youll be dazzled by a spectacular display of glittering Christmas lights!

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Head to the Seattle Center in downtown Seattle in the morning to hop aboard your comfortable mini-coach. After crossing Lake Washington, pass through Issaquah, and then make your way east to the heart of the spectacular Cascade Mountains, by way of Snoqualmie and Blewett Passes.

When you arrive at Leavenworth, youll feel as if youre a world away from metropolitan Seattle. This authentic Bavarian-themed village is nestled in the snow-covered mountains, enveloping you in old-world charm and picturesque scenery usually only found in Europe.

Youll have the whole day to explore this wonderful German mountain village at your own pace. Shop at the villages quaint themed shops, savor authentic German food from street stands and local eateries, enjoy live outdoor entertainment, and take an optional horse-drawn winter carriage ride with your family or loved one (at own expense).

Gather at dusk for the Christmas lights ceremony as the buildings, the promenade and the Christmas trees suddenly burst ablaze in hundreds of thousands of twinkling lights. Savor this special Christmas moment with your friends and family an experience youre sure to remember forever!

After the lighting ceremony, hop in your mini-coach and relax on the 2-hour drive back to Seattle.

Please note: This tour is seasonal and only operates on Saturdays during the month of December.

Inclusions for Leavenworth Christmas Tour From Seattle

  • Transport by mini-coach
  • Driver/guide

Exclusions for Leavenworth Christmas Tour From Seattle

  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Carriage ride
  • Food and drinks

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Confirmation will be received at time of booking

Please Note: The live entertainment and the Lighting Ceremony do not occur on Fridays in Leavenworth. The lights are turned on and the shops are open. 

Cancellation Policy
  • If you cancel within 3 calendar days (72 hours) of the scheduled departure time, the cancellation charge will be 100% of the undiscounted tour price.
  • If you cancel between 4 to 7 Calendar days before scheduled tour departure,the cancellation charge will be 50% of the undiscounted tour price.
  • If you cancel at least 8 calendar days in advance of the scheduled departure time, there is no cancellation fee. You will receive Full Refund for the paid amount.
  • Please note that in case of No show, the cancellation charge will be 100% of the listed tour fare.
  • Please note tours booked using discount coupon codes will be non refundable.

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6 Traveler Reviews

  • Too crowded

  • Had a great time in Leavenworth. A few items I would like to state. Since it’s a higher priced trip to Leavenworth. Instead of stopping at Safeway coming/going maybe set up with a bakery or other type venue.The driver shouldn’t use personal opinions about Amazon stick to facts. It was uncomfortable.

  • I am not happy with the tour I took on Sat 10th Dec, the tour was from Customize tours and it was the most horrible experience and I never taking a bus nor I will recommend anyone. Customize tour was not ready for the weather although I am sure they have been taking people every weekend. We departed at 8.05 am how ever reached Leavenworth at 2.45 pm which is 6 hours 40 mins to be precise , it was not because of traffic or weather conditions the driver was not ready for the snow and they didn't have their chains ready. the first time we stopped to put on the chains we waited for one hour, later again the bus driver stopped and this time he mentioned we had to put on the chains, and we were wondering what we did last time when we stopped for one hour. Again he took an hour to put on the chains and then on the way we stopped two more times to adjust the chain clearly the chains were not right and Customize tour was not prepared for the weather. Most horrible experience we wasted entire day in the bus and we hardly had three hours in Leavenworth which is not worth a penny. When we reached Leavenworth all the buses had their reserved parking except for ours so we were roaming again in the bus to find a parking spot. I spent total of 10 hours 45 mins in the bus . We didn't have lunch because we had to wait for like 45 mins just to get lunch which would cut our time further down from 3 hours to just an hour because it would take us at least an hour more to eat . Don't ever take this tour I wish I could give ZERO STARS because its not worth even one star

  • I am very disappointed about this experience... to only have 3 hours in Leavenworth and 12 hours total in the bus was not my way of having this experience. I understand the weather was a factor, however they should and #39;ve been more prepared for the weather. Thankfully another passenger helped.

  • The Viator tours I've taken in Las Vegas or Seattle have always been a great experience. Since the town of Leavenworth only has its Tree Lighting on three Saturday's in December, I was worried that the trips would sell out, but luckily it didn't, and having a small minibus made it easier for our driver, Joe, to navigate the passes vs. the large full-size tour buses. There was more than enough time to tour the city and take a sleigh ride, have lunch, and shop. Highly recommended when the weather conditions (ie, snowy/icy roads) can be a challenge for anyone. Lots of rest stops along the way for breaks and food.

  • This tour was amazing!

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