River Voyage of Discovery Cruise
Spring departures: April 3-May 1
Fall departures: September 18-October 16
This 8 day journey along the Columbia and Snake Rivers, combines scenic river history and unexpected cultural expeditions. Learn about the proud Nez Perce Tribe and their way of life, past and present, along the Snake River. Combine that with an exhilarating jet-boat ride deep into Hells Canyon, North Americas deepest river gorge. Your small ship will navigate 8 sets of locks and dams, changing elevation a total of 738 feet within 470 miles. Pioneer history will come alive as you visit the Ft. Walla Walla Museum which houses over 35,000 artifacts, dioramas and a real-life pioneer village. See the personal effects of the Queen of Romania as well as European paintings and Native arts at the unusual Maryhill Museum. Visit Ft. Clatsop and experience what life must have been like for the famous Lewis & Clark expedition during the winter of 1806. Learn about this regions geographical and navigational history at the Columbia River Gorge Discovery Center and the Columbia River Maritime Museum. Cruise in the wake of history and enjoy stories of courage and discovery that await around every scenic bend.
For availability and prices, contact Rhonda Sand or Linda Bruno at TMI Tours & Cruises.