2-Day From New York to Rhode Island, Cambridge and Boston Tour
Tour Code: GOL-NYC-153
Duration: 2 Day(s) / 1 Night(s)
Tour Guide: Chinese, English
- 7 Days left
Experience: UNESCO, Family
Extra (Excluded): Wifi, Meal etc...
Tour Guide:Chinese, English
Sat (2023-04-01 To 2023-10-31)
【Top Universities】 Visit three top universities in the U.S.: Harvard University, Yale University, MIT.
【Campus Tour】 Official in-depth campus tour of Harvard University & Yale University, guided by enrolled undergraduate students.
【Land & Water】 Ride on the replica of amphibious military vehicle seeing around the city: Boston duck tour.
【Billionaire Estate】 Visit the Breakers – one of the grandest summer "cottages" and a symbol of the Vanderbilt family's social and financial preeminence in turn of the century America.
【Gourmet’s Choice】 Grab a bite of authentic local gourmet: Boston lobster dinner & clam chowder.
After visit Yale University, we will head to Newport, Rhode Island where is a high-end New England seaport town, extremely popular among the mega-rich of America. Travel along Ocean Drive to get beautiful scenic views and see the magnificent Breakers Mansion. And then head to Boston for Lobster Dinner.
New York → New Haven → Yale University Tour (Optional, 60 mins) → Newport → The Breakers (Optional, 90 mins) → Boston Lobster Dinner (Optional, 60 mins) → Hotel
Hotel：Best Western Milford Inn Or Similar.
Give your taste buds the delight of eating the best Lobster ever. Boston is known for serving more than hundred varieties of Lobsters, so don’t miss out on this treat.
New Haven has a total population of 862,477 according to a census in 2010. It is located in the state of Connecticut. New Haven was founded in 1638.
New Port is a seaside city in Rhode Island, the city was once recognized as a town in 1639 but then was later recognized as full-fledged city in 1784 and it has a population of 24,672.
The Breakers is a well-known point located on Atlantic Ocean in the US. A trip to The Breakers with family and kids is a great fun and cool seeing of urban lifestyle.
Get a glimpse of the history and architecture of the Yale University guided by the college students themselves. They will tell you about the 300 years tale of Yale and student life at the twelve residential colleges. For undergrad students, there is a special Undergraduate Admissions Tour. Apart from these, there are self-guided tours, foreign language tour, Mp3 Tour and a Kids’ Architectural Treasure Hunt.
The private Ivy League research university in New Haven USA is Yale University. In the year 1701, the university has been founded for the research students in all over the world.
The trip will start in the city of Cambridge, MA where we will visit the Harvard University. Later, we will take pictures with the main academic building inside MIT. Another fun will begin as soon as you board the Boston Harbor Cruise and enjoy a breathtaking view of the Boston.
Hotel → Harvard University In-Depth Tour (Optional, 60 mins) → MIT (Outside Visit, 15 mins) → Boston → Boston Harbor Cruise (Optional, 60 mins) → New England Aquarium (Optional, 60 mins) → Quincy Market (60 mins) → New York
The Massachusetts Institute of Technology in Cambridge, Massachusetts is a research based university, which is well-known for its intense and highly selective academics. There are 24 Nobel Prize winners and 22 Rhodes Scholars among the alumni of this institution.
The Boston Harbor cruise is lets you sit back relax and enjoy a wonderful ride through the glistering Boston waters as you catch a glimpse of the city’s gorgeous surroundings.
Harvard square is considered as the historic center Cambridge (United States of America). The Area basically refers to the famous Harvard University and also the business strict near the intersection.
Harvard University is located at the heart of old Cambridge town in Boston. It is known as the world’s most leading educational institute attracting millions of tourists from all over the globe. Harvard University In-depth Tour let the visitors learn about the student culture, academics, as well as the history of the campus.
The New England Aquarium that is located in Boston, it was opened and made operational in 1969. It covers a total area of 75,000 square feet, the museum houses almost 600 species.
Located in the Faneuil Hall marketplace of downtown Boston, Quincy Market is a historic building that still presents itself as a souvenir marketplace and food court.
Quincy, nicknamed as the City of Presidents, is a state’s eighth largest city and a most important section of the Metropolitan Boston. It was founded in the year 1888, until now here the some of the famous personalities including American presidents, historians, and writers had made this city their home. It houses a wide variety of historical charms, as well as museums and similar tourist’s attractions.
The order of itinerary may change without any notice depending on weather situations or for some other unforeseen circumstances.
The order of activities held during the tour is planned by the tour guide. So, it may be different from what is mentioned on the tour page. On fewer occasions, Tour Guide has to skip an attraction or few during the tour depending on weather, traffic, group interest or some other reason.
Some attractions are seasonal. So, when they are closed they will be replaced with some other attraction.
You can skip some optional activities during the tour and plan something on your own. Make sure that you coordinate with Tour guide and stay with the group with next activity. Please note you cannot stay on the bus if you skip some optional activity.
Probable hotel names are mentioned in the itinerary. It can be similar or a different hotel of the similar rating. Exact Hotel details can only be provided one day before the departure.
Maximum 4 people of any age can stay in 1 Room in the hotel.
These tours are conducted in a group. A group can have people of several cultures. We expect each person to coordinate with Tour guide to make sure things are on track.
Though attractions are optional but you have to at least take 2 attractions.
Passengers will be picked up and dropped off at their chosen locations. (Please take notice of locations and times of pick up)
All tours are carried out in air conditioned bus. We may also use a minivan depending on the number of people booking the tour.
A professional tour escort will be with you throughout the tour.
Tour package price includes all the taxes.
Rates could alter without prior notice.
Air ticket, ferry, and shuttle transfer in some attraction area/national parks.
Fee for all Optional Activities and entrance paid in cash to the tour guide. He will arrange tickets for the whole group. Some attractions might be closed on public holidays. Seasonal attractions will be closed after a certain time and itinerary will be changed based on it. Optional activities price may change or can be different as displayed on the website.
Guide will arrange meals and drinks when requested as they are not included in the package.
Daily Service charges for driver and the guide is $12 minimum per person.
Such expenses as telephone services, alcoholic drinks, beverages and laundry services which are private room services.
Services related to travel insurance.
Other personal expenses.
Important: We never encourage customers to purchase admission packages from outside sources and try using them in this tour with discount. If they do, they must arrange transport on the same day. If you skip some attraction, you cannot do it on your own. You can sit near the bus or visit some nearby place, but you will not be allowed to sit in the bus.
|Attractions||Adult||Child(3-11 yrs)||Senior(65+ yrs)|
|Boston Harbor Cruise, MA||$46.00||$41.00||$46.00|
|Boston Lobster Dinner, MA||$32.00||$32.00||$32.00|
|Harvard University In-depth Tour, MA||$25.00||$15.00||$25.00|
|New England Aquarium, MA||$37.00||$28.00||$35.00|
|The Breakers, RI||$26.00||$8.00||$26.00|
|Yale University Campus Tour, NH||$11.00||$7.00||$11.00|
All the prices are listed in USD.
Any Amount paid in cash to the Tour Guide is not refundable.
Tour display price is based on double occupancy. It is the price each person will pay if a group of two is traveling.
Prices may change without any notice.
Prices include hotel accommodation, transportation and taxes.
Admission Tickets to different places and meals are NOT included in the tour price.
Mandatory Tip for tour guide and driver are NOT included.
Only the tour guide can purchase entrance tickets for you. Pre-purchased tickets are NOT acceptable.
A free (i.e. Buy 2 Get 1 Free) person, not showing up on a departure date will result in a penalty. The penalty is usually the fourth person price, but it varies. Free person has to pay for some admission tickets that is included in the tour package price of Paid Person.
There must be at least one passenger of 18 years for every booking made with GoldenBusTours. For Children between the age group of 2 to 14 years, a different price will be charged. Please refer to Child price on our pricing calendar. Child Age may vary between different bus operators. Maximum 4 people of any age can stay in 1 Room in the hotel. If the 5th person is infant you will be charged normally then with the second room as an expense.
Activities are optional though, but each customer has to participate in 2 activities at least. No city pass allowed. Some attractions are mandatory. Each customer has to take part in them and have to pay for them in cash.
Arrive at departure location 10 to 15 minutes before the mentioned time to make sure you catch the bus on time. If in case you are late, the bus will not wait for you at the location and ultimately you will miss the entire tour (no refund in this case).
Return time on the website is just an estimation. Expect some variation always. Time may change depending on traffic and weather situations
There is a possibility that tour operator may use a shuttle to drop you off at the return location. It usually happens in the case of multiple return locations.
You can leave the tour at any place only after signing a Tour Departure Form for leaving the tour early.
Please note that price will stay the same even if you leave the tour early.
If you have booked a pre-tour hotel stay, then you will have to arrange your own transport from hotel to departure location.
If you have booked extra night hotel after the tour, then you will arrange transport from drop off point to hotel.
On West Coast tours some bus operators have a lot of departure locations. A slow start is expected on these tours.
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Determination of the time of cancellation will be done when the notice is received and confirmed by our office. You must make any notice of cancellation directly to GoldenBusTours by email or webmail at the Contact Us section.
⇒ 16 days or more prior to departure - 10% of the tour fees will be charged as cancellation.
⇒ 9-15 days prior to departure - 50% of the tour fees will be charged as cancellation.
⇒ 8 days prior to departure – 100% tour fees will be charged as cancellation.
Any Amount paid in cash to the Tour Guide is not refundable.
There is no refund for unused features. You forfeit the entire payment when you are a no-show on the departure date for any reason including COVID.
An add-on fee of 6% for handling fees is charged in addition to the above penalties. No matter what the reason for cancellation is, the processing fee will be deducted on each refund.
In order for there not to be a cancellation, a minimum number of participants are required. We reserve the right to cancel a scheduled trip although every effort is made by us to ensure that normal operations are maintained. We reserve the right to cancel or re-schedule any tour departure with respect to operating requirements or circumstances beyond control. In case a cancellation is made at any given moment in time before departure, our only liability as GoldenBusTours will be to refund you the amount we received for the booking of the tour. We will try our best to re-book the same or similar tour if the future travel plan suits you. We are not responsible for any cancellation penalties that may have been incurred on any other travel arrangements like separate purchase of air tickets, visa cost, taxi fare etc. We are not liable for any other travel arrangements that have been affected as a result of the cancellations.
Note: More than 30 days after the completion of the tour, we cannot grant any refunds. Each Cancellation Request must be received in writing by email.
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2. If you can carry your child up to 2 years of age then you do not need to book seats for him. It may vary from one tour to another.
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5. Meals and Attractions are not included. You can ask your tour guide to try to arrange the meal for you as per your requirements. For attractions, admission fees pay it to the tour guide on the tour.
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My whole family was on board with me, plus I would like to thank the management for giving us such an amazing discount on our seat-booking. It was enjoyable, plus, we had so much time to fully browse our destinations which include the Breakers House, Quincy Market, Yale University, and several more.
This was one very well executed tour. From the word go there wasn’t anything that disappointed us. Although we were a group of 3 boys, the hotel accommodation we received within our package was spacious enough with 2 beds and an extra mattress was also provided at our request. Lobster dinner was simply delicious. I’d say GoldenBusTours is one company who knows how to make its guests happy. We had a ball on the tour! Will definitely recommend it to everybody else.
Bus tour package, the bus was clean, the seats were in good condition, but some said it was a bit hard. Otherwise, the tour, the accommodation and the organized plan were met. This 2 day package and we visited so many place new haven, Rhode island and Boston.
We boarded this tour a month ago, my wife accompanied me along, it was well executed tour, especially the breaker mansion at the Rhode Island, the ceiling and everything was quite fancy. We took few photos at Trinity Church, I feel like we have had less time but the tour was executed properly on time.
I must say thanks to GoldenBus Tours for arranging such an amazing tour for us. The company’s representative guided us well during the planning and put our reservations and requirements ahead of anything. An amazing trip with my family! We had lots of fun. The hotels were great and all four days went on as planned. I have already recommended it to many friends.
This was a 2-day guided adventure trip that took me to amazing places. The driver and the guide were too much fun together. We had a great time. My kids loved the Mystic Aquarium, New Port, Trinity Church and Quincy Market. The booking with Golden Bus Tours was perfectly taken forward and everything was well planned. I have recommended this trip to many friends.
They said that the duck tours are way more fun than boating, but I wouldn’t agree with it since duck tour was not what I have had expected. However, we loved the Breakers Mansion and the Harvard University inside journey were lovely to experience. Nice Hotels.
The entire tour was great. Everything was well planned, organized and well executed as well. There isn’t a better company than GoldenBusTours which can plan and carry out bus tours with such detail. We had an amazing time during our tour. The guide was very helpful as well. We explored Mystic Aquarium, New Port, MIT, Harvard University, Trinity Church, Quincy Market and Yale University in this 2-day tour
What an amazing company, it was my first tour with Golden Bus Tours and i really intend to do it again. The organization of the tour was great, we moved on time and according to the schedule, and the tour guide was really an amazing guy, very helpful and nice and really professional. The hotels were very clean and comfortable.
I was on this tour from New jersey. There was no mention of taking us to NYC and pick up of tourists from 2 more points. We left NJ at 6:30 am whereas we left NYC after 9:30 out of NYC. The tour kept us at hotel quite far from Boston after day 1 trip in Boston and back again to Boston early next morning. Also, it was rushed early morning at 6:40am. The tour operator rushed in all places and skip for time factor to reach NYC. If the operator knew that the time for departure to NJ is only at 9pm. Then why was we rushed. Its very unprofessional management of tour . either dont route through NYC through NJ or time the tour connecting NJ tour accordingly. Its inappropriate to have us waiting. It affects health. The mention on website is not clear . the tour operator said they follow time schedule. So why do we not get the same. My order : 9061
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