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Portland Sightseeing Tour Including Columbia Gorge Waterfalls

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On this full-day tour, you’ll see the best of the Portland area including downtown's Pioneer Square, the famous food carts, eclectic neighborhoods and the  Columbia River Gorge. Along the way, learn about Portland’s interesting history and modern-day culture from your guide.
  • Visit Portland’s popular sights without organizing an itinerary or transport
  • Save time and see the city of Portland and Columbia Gorge in one day
  • Visit the Pittock Mansion, Lan Su Chinese Garden, and International Rose Test Garden
  • Hassle-free round-trip transportation from downtown hotels
What to Expect
This tour splits time between the city and the natural wonders east of the city. After pickup from your downtown hotel, visit Pioneer Courthouse Square, famous nearby food carts, and eclectic neighborhoods such as Nob Hill and the Pearl District. Tour through the Pittock Mansion and see the Lan Su Chinese Garden, among other Portland sights. Next is a stop for lunch (own expense) before heading to the Columbia River Gorge for some super scenic sightseeing. First, stop at the Women’s Forum scenic viewpoint, one of the best spots to soak in views of the Columbia River Gorge. Other great stops that this tour could include are Crown Point Vista House, Latourell Falls, Bridal Veil Falls, and Multnomah Falls. Finish your Portland sightseeing tour with a ride back to your point of departure.
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Important Information
Departure Point
Traveler pickup is offered
Departure Time
9:00 AM
8h 30m
  • Local guide
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off at select downtown Portland hotels
  • Bottled water
  • Live commentary on board
  • Transport by air-conditioned Sprinter van
  • Gratuities
  • Lunch
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Operates in all weather conditions; please dress appropriately
  • A small amount of walking is involved; comfortable shoes are recommended
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Near public transportation
  • Infant seats available
  • Most travelers can participate
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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All reviews absolutely recommend this tour rose gardens some great food perfect tour fantastic guide pittock mansion columbia gorge vista house gunner johnny crystal chinese phil company stops bridge
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We thoroughly enjoyed our tour of downtown Portland and the Columbia Gorge Waterfalls. Our tour director, John Moran was excellent. He shared great information about sights along the tour as well as entertaining stories. Taking this tour was a great time investment, enjoyable, and entertaining....More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank TravDoctor
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had a whole day tour beginning with Portland City in the morning, there were plenty of stops & photo opportunities including Rose Gardens, Pittock Mansion & Chinese Gardens. Following some free time for lunch we were taken to Multnomah Falls which was breathtaking, this...More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank Karen E
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had a great day with Gunner. The morning was spent visiting the falls. Headed back into the city and had lunch on our own. We were then picked up and drive all over with several stops at the Pittock Mansion, Japanese Rose Gardens and...More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank noon411
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I often travel, so finding the best way to discover the city like a local but also somewhat a tourist is a little tricky time to time. I once went to another city and took a bigger bus with little to no stops to take...More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank ChickpeaTravel
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent- loved the guide and the beautiful scenery. Pick up was on time . Adequate time to enjoy the views. Suggestions given for other activity ‘s to do in the Portland area.

Date of experience: August 2019
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John F
21 August 2019|
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Response from Mieke B | Reviewed this property |
Yes the bus stops nearby and you walk to the falls and can walk over the foot bridge. We were given plenty of Time to explore the bridge and surroundings.
6 July 2019|
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Response from Marilynn B |
Minivan. Very comfortable. Driver guide very knowledgeable. Excellent tour.
7 June 2019|
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Response from HuiYuChiu | Reviewed this property |
Hello Elego, I stayed in an Air B&B in Portland. Give them a call and let them know where you're staying, they can tell you the closest pick-up location. Hope this helps.
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