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5-Day Boston to Washington DC, Philadelphia and New York City Tour (Free Airport Pickup)

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5-Day Boston to Washington DC, Philadelphia and New York City Tour (Free Airport Pickup)
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Departure City Boston MA US
Return City Boston MA US
Language Chinese and English
Available Days Thu,Sun(2019-03-17 To 2019-11-17) | Thu,Sun(2020-03-17 To 2020-11-17)
Duration 5 Day(s) / 4 Night(s)
Tour code GOL-BOS-202A

A perfect guided bus tour from Boston which will take you to US Capitol, Korean War Veterans Memorial, White House, Vietnam Veterans Memorial, Lincoln Memorial, Washington, Times Square, Empire State Building, Rockfeller Center, Ripley’s Believe it or not, Philadelphia, Liberty Bell, Independence Hall, Empire State Building, Harvard University, MIT, Massachusetts State House, New England Aquarium and Trinity Church. Also get a chance to enjoy sightseeing experience on Statue of Liberty Cruise and Boston Harbor Cruise.

Day 1
Boston airport Pickup

On the first day of the tour our guests can avail the free airport pickup. Free airport pickup is available from 9:00 am to 9:00 pm. After this, you will have to arrange your own transportation. If you are already in Boston then you can also meet the tour guide at Chinatown (81 Harrison Ave, Boston, MA 02111) around 4:30pm. Our tour guide will take you to the hotel where you can rest for the rest of day.

Hotel: Comfort Inn or Similar.

Day 2
Boston – Washington DC

Today you will start our day in Boston. You will meet the tour guide in the hotel lobby at 5:45 am. Then you will leave for Washington. You will spend the rest of the day exploring Washington. Today you will visit some of the important landmarks of the city which includes Korean War Veterans Memorial, White House, Vietnam Veterans Memorial, and Lincoln Memorial. You will have the dinner and then leave for the hotel where you will spend the night.

Hotel: Comfort Inn Tysons in Vienna, VA 22182 or Similar.

Day 3
Washington DC – Philadelphia

Today is the third day of the tour. You will continue with your Washington D.C. tour and get a chance to take the in-depth tour of the city covering Capitol Hill from inside only if we have enough time. Following this, you will leave for Philadelphia where you will visit the Famous Independence Hall and Liberty Bell. You will then leave for the hotel where you will spend the night.

Hotel: Hotel Somerset Bridgewater or Similar.

Day 4
New York – Boston

Today you will explore the New York City in detail. You will visit Times Square, Empire State Building and Rockfeller Center. You can also enjoy sightseeing on Statue of Liberty Cruise on the Hudson River. You will also have to option to either visit Ripley’s Believe it or Not or the Wax Museum. The choice is all yours. You will later leave for Boston where you will have the night stay in Hotel.

Hotel: Comfort Inn Randolph or Similar.

Day 5
Boston

You will spend the last day of your tour exploring Boston. You will first visit the campuses of the prestigious Universities like MIT and Harvard. You will enjoy an in-depth tour of the Harvard University. We will enjoy beautiful view of the city from the Skywalk Observation Deck.You will also witness Massachusetts State House, New England Aquarium and Trinity Church. Then you will stop at Quincy Market to have the perfect local lobster meal. Finally, you will enjoy the Boston Harbor cruise. You will be at Boston Logan airport to mark an end to the tour.

IMPORTANT NOTES
  • 1. The order of itinerary may change without any notice depending on weather situations or for some other unforeseen circumstances.
  • 2. 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.
  • 3. Some attractions are seasonal. So, when they are closed they will be replaced with some other attraction.
  • 4. 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.
  • 5. 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.
  • 6. Maximum 4 people of any age can stay in 1 Room in the hotel.
  • 7. 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.
  • 8. Though attractions are optional but you have to at least take 2 attractions.
cost includes

  Most of the tours are carried out in air conditioned bus. A minivan can also be used depending on the number of people booking the tour.

  Tour is inclusive of hotel accommodation.

  Inclusive of all taxes.

  Tour is accompanied by the tour guide.

  Free Airport Pickup is available on this tour.

cost Excludes

  Washington DC in-depth tour is mandatory.

  Fares for air travel and transport from home to and from the location chosen for pick-up.

  Airport pickup service charges $4/person.

  Expenditure for personal purposes.

  Fee for Optional Activities and entrance. Pay in cash to the tour guide. He will arrange tickets.Some attractions might be closed on public holidays. Optional activities price may change or can be different as displayed on the website.

  A minimum tip of $10 per passenger per day for Tour Guide and Driver is not included in the price of the tour package. Pay it in cash to Tour guide and bus driver. This service fees collected from passengers complement the incomes of the driver and the tour guide.

  Travel insurance.

  Though the meals are excluded,but the guides will arrange them for you.

  Room fees of personal nature, such as, laundry fees, telephone, service fees of valets, expenses on alcoholic drinks and what you buy from the mini bar. However, specified fees may be included.

Important Notice: Passengers are discouraged from purchasing admission packages from sources outside and trying to use them for this tour provided at a discounted price. In case they want to do so, they must arrange transport the same day.



Attractions Adult Child(3-11 yrs) Senior (65+ yrs)
Boston Harbor Cruise, MA$27.00$23.00$25.00
Boston Lobster Dinner, MA$35.00$35.00$35.00
Empire State Building, NY$37.00$31.00$35.00
Harvard University In-depth Tour$12.00$7.00$12.00
Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum, NY$33.00$24.00$31.00
Madame Tussauds Wax Museum, NY$34.00$29.00$30.00
New England Aquarium, MA$32.50$23.50$30.50
Philadelphia Double Decker Bus Tour, PA$32.00$32.00$32.00
Potomac River Cruise, DC$26.00$18.00$23.00
Ripleys Believe It or Not Museum, NY$25.00$20.00$25.00
Skywalk Observatory, MA$20.00$14.00$16.00
Statue of Liberty Cruise, NY$29.00$23.00$28.00
Washington DC In-depth Tour, DC$25.00$15.00$25.00
Important Notes
  • 1. All the prices are listed in USD.
  • 2. Tour display price is based on double occupancy. It is the price each person will pay if a group of two is traveling.
  • 3. Prices may change without any notice.
  • 4. Prices include hotel accommodation, transportation and taxes.
  • 5. Admission Tickets to different places and meals are NOT included in the tour price.
  • 6. Mandatory Tip for tour guide and driver are NOT included.
  • 7. Only the tour guide can purchase entrance tickets for you. Pre-purchased tickets are NOT acceptable.
  • 8. 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.
  • 9. 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.
  • 10. 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.
Departure Locations

From 9:00 AM to 9:00 PM, Free Airport Pickup service is available from Lagon International Airport Boston, MA 02128. Meet the tour guide at the baggage claim area.    

From 9:00 PM to 10:30 PM $50 fee will be charged for 1 or 2 persons and $10 per additional person.    

Arrival between 11:30 PM to 8:59 AM, guests have to arrange their own hotel transfer.    

77 Harrison Ave, (In front of Top Bread) Boston, MA 02111 around 4:30 PM    

88 Beach St, Boston, MA 02111 at 5:00 PM    

Returns Locations

Kindly book your flights to depart from Boston (Logan Airport) after 6:00 PM as there will be travel activities on the last day.

Important Notes
  • 1. 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).
  • 2. Return time on the website is just an estimation. Expect some variation always. Time may change depending on traffic and weather situations
  • 3. 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.
  • 4. You can leave the tour at any place only after signing a Tour Departure Form for leaving the tour early.
  • 5. Please note that price will stay the same even if you leave the tour early.
  • 6. If you have booked a pre-tour hotel stay, then you will have to arrange your own transport from hotel to departure location.
  • 7. If you have booked extra night hotel after the tour, then you will arrange transport from drop off point to hotel.
  • 8. On West Coast tours some bus operators have a lot of departure locations. A slow start is expected on these tours.
Reservation, Booking & Redemption

Terms & Conditions

Any travel service purchases indicate your acceptance of the Terms & Conditions set out herein.

You are advised to carefully read through and understand these Terms & Conditions before making your booking.


Tour Confirmation

You will get an email immediately once you place an order. Tour Confirmation usually takes 2, 3 days except for urgent order. Urgent orders can be confirmed in a day or even few hours, but we can’t assure success in these cases. On fewer occasions, some of the others may require a longer period of time for confirmation. You are advised not to book airline tickets unless you have received the confirmation.


E-Ticket (Mandatory to be on bus)

Your e-ticket includes complete operator information such as local telephone numbers at your destination. You are required to print the e-tickets and bring them along with you on the trip. They will be needed as proof of purchase.


Changes in Booking

You may incur a fee for any revisions or alterations made to the reservation when the booking has already been confirmed. Cancellation fees may be applied to things such as name changes or corrections. They may also apply to tour date changes or tour itinerary changes. Please note that no departure changes are permitted 72 hours before departure.


Changes in Tour Itinerary

We are continuously striving to improve tour itineraries and features. In the event of unforeseen circumstances that are beyond the control, we do reserve the right to vary the itineraries and to substitute hotels. Duplicate departures may operate during certain peak periods, sometimes in reverse order. As such, hotels may vary from those included on the itinerary pages.

Reschedule

⇒  14 or more days prior to departure - 35% of the tour fees will be charged as reschedule fees

⇒  8-14 days prior to departure - 55% of the tour fees will be charged as reschedule fees

⇒  4-7 days prior to departure - 80% of the tour fees will be charged as reschedule fees

⇒  3 days prior to departure – 100% tour fees will be charged as reschedule fees

Cancellation or Reschedule charges are applicable even if you are NOT able to take the tour because of visa rejection.

Pricing

1. One room can accommodate maximum 4 people. Even if you are 5 people including 1 month old baby you still need 2 rooms.

2. If you can carry your child up to 3 years of age then you do not need to book seats for him. It may vary from one tour to another.

3. Service providers hold the right to change the itinerary and hotel arrangements without any notice.

4. Child (0-9 years) and Single traveler going on the tour have special rates. These prices vary from one tour to another.

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.

6. Prices may change without any notice because of prices fluctuation in the market.

7. All prices mentioned on the website are in US dollars.

8. In Case of Bank Wire Transfer customer have to bear Wire transfer fee.

9. Tour package price is inclusive of taxes.

10. Tour Prices are every individual and in view of room inhabitance.

Child Rate:

Child rates are applicable for children between (0-12 years) of age. Parents are advised to bring car seats for the safety of their child.

Buy 2 Get 3rd discounted: Get 3rd Ticket on special discounted rates on the purchase of 2 tickets.

Cancellation

Cancellation and Refund Policy

No matter the reason for the cancellation, we are forced to carry costly charges from out travel and hotel providers in the form of penalties and fees that re-incurred when there is a cancellation of confirmed or pending bookings. As such, there are cancellation penalties or fees incurred. 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.

We reserve the right to cancel or re-schedule any tour departure with respect to operating requirement 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 passenger with the amount we received for the booking of the tour. We will try our best to re-book the same or similar tour. We are not responsible for any cancellation penalties that may have been incurred on any other travel arrangements inclusive of separate purchase of air tickets.

We are not liable for any other travel arrangements that have been affected as a result of the cancellations.


Cancellation Charges

⇒  14 days or more prior to departure - 35% of the tour fees will be charged as cancellation

⇒  8-14 days prior to departure - 55% of the tour fees will be charged as cancellation

⇒  4-7 days prior to departure - 80% of the tour fees will be charged as cancellation

⇒  3 days prior to departure – 100% tour fees will be charged as cancellation


There is no refund for unused features. You forfeit the entire payment when you are a no show.

Cancellation or Reschedule charges are applicable even if you are NOT able to take the tour because of visa rejection. If you reschedule tour and later decides to cancel it then cancellation charges will be applicable to the original departure date and not to the rescheduled one.

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.

An add-on fee of 6% for handling fees is charged in addition to the above penalties.

Note: 

For any refund case, we do include the discount offered already. This is where GoldenBusTours is playing its role to make sure its customers get the best available deal at an affordable price.

No refund request or complaint will be entertained after 30 days of tour departure. You have to send a formal complaint through email.

Buy 2 Get 3rd Free: 

⇒  In the case of free passenger cancellation kindly update us 7 days before the departure. 

⇒  In the case of late cancellation request or free passenger does not show up on tour day then $128 will be charged.

Responsibility
1. We highly recommend you to provide your flight details while booking tour with us or at least send us flight details via email 3 days before your tour departure. In case of non-compliance, you will be asked to join your hotel on the first day of tour at your own expense
 
2. Please check our return timings before booking your return flights at the end of the tour. During high season (National and Summer Holidays) book your flights at least 1 hour later than the suggested time.

3. Before booking any tour make sure to go through every detail like tour itinerary, tour price, cancellation policy,  reschedule and refund policies.

4. You should either bring a printed copy of your E-Ticket or bring it in your smartphone on the day of tour departure. You should also bring a valid photo ID along with your E-Ticket. In the case of any issues for not carrying E-Ticket or Photo ID GoldenBusTour will not be responsible.

5. Make sure to provide a valid phone number so we can reach you in the case of any emergency.

6. Please read all important notes, inclusion, exclusion section, terms and conditions, policies and below notes.

    6a. Tour Operator holds the right to cancel the tour at any time depending on poor weather condition or some other unforeseen circumstances. However, GoldenBusTour will update its customers about the cancellation and shall not be held accountable for charges other than tour fees.

    6b. Change in tour price will not affect any confirmed booking.

    6c. Tour Operator can change the order of itinerary at any time without any notice.

7. You will be responsible for your travel documents during the tour.

8. Reach Departure location about 20 to 30 minutes before departure time. Unfortunately, no one will wait for you in case you get in late. The bus mostly has Bus Operator name and logo on it. Even if you are five minutes late and miss the bus then GoldenBusTours or Tour Operator will not be responsible. There will be no refund in this case. You will be charged 100% tour fee.

Chonglin
67 9

Our Tour Guide Bryan and bus driver Paul are exceptionally great! Both are polite, knowledgeable, and friendly to accommodate each individual’s needs. The group is a combination of visitors from a few countries like China, Italy, India, and Morocco. Bryan, with the assistance of Paul, was able to make all of us like a big family; the atmosphere was very fun, relaxing, and enjoyable.

Kennedy
62 6

I got this ticket luck by chance. A person sitting beside me in a train left it forgetfully. I saw it was this tour for the weekend and contacted the tour operator and the man, he was far away. He asked me to go now it was impossible for him to return. Lucky was I and the tour was fabulous.

Rufus Alexander
60 5

It was a sparkling experience with the lights of fun and the pleasure was all with adorable service from the beginning to the end of this bus tour. It was not a trip of some minor places; entire cities were covered and their famous landmarks were a part of itinerary (and I loved that aspect a lot). I was wondering for such a trip of some days where I could explore much with no hurry and worry. The best part for me was; much time was given; to some amazing cities and I simply adore all its areas. Washington DC and New York City exploration was a memorable and very precious experience for me in this long trip of 5 days.

Kang Min
56 6

I do not think that we missed any famous milestones of all amazing cities in this 5 day tour. I was very much into those tours where there is nature but this time I chose a different bus tour where history and informative places were the true reflection. I really enjoyed being there at amazing places with a trained team. New York experience along with New England Aquarium and Trinity Church were interesting in this 5 days tour on bus. Every passing day was decorated with top class attractions and without a proper team we would have enjoyed it that much how much we did with a proper team. Thanks for an excellent tour! Highly recommending it to all people!

Clementine
52 4

I was very much interesting in all rich historical places and loved visiting Empire State Building and Rockefeller Center in this beautiful trip of long tenure of 5 days. It was not an outside visit of pass by experience of such amazing places but inside traveling around was the best thing for me in this tour. There is a special feel of amazing beauty of places and generous attitude of the guide and driver also inspires you. Driver is never late at places to pick and drop you. Many thanks with definite recommendations from my side.

St John
52 2

Very engaging trips for all the passengers of this bus because I found the way of explaining about the places and their videos and pictures so fascinating!! First day was so relaxing and hotel selection was made so easy by the guide. I loved more or less all the places of this 5 days trip because detailing was all there to make us feel connected to the places. Amazing historical places and memorials were a part of this trip and history lovers can have amazing time with this bus tour the ways I had. Lot of admiration from my side for all the favors of this amazing bus tour of 5 days! Memorable tour!

Isabella
52 6

A very in depth tour in exploring the details of amazing cities. Appropriate time was given to the visitors as I noticed from the itinerary while joining it that pace of time is very flexible. New York City and MIT visit were very interesting experiences for me in this 5 day tour because I found it a learning platform as well. All the acknowledgment goes to the informative guides of this trip. Those who want a relaxed tour and in depth exploration of places must join this bus tour! All the good elements are ready for the visitors in this trip.

Logani
51 7

I went to all the mentioned places on this tour with my husband for our wedding anniversary and it was good. The hotels were good and comfortable. We went to different Universities and also many amazzing tourist places like National Air and Space Museum, Potomac River Cruise, Independence Hall, Empire State Building and Times Square to view Statue of Liberty. It was great. I have recommended this package to my friends.

Ptolemy
48 3

All the places of this bus tour are truly amazing for all the visitors and these places do have that appealing power. New York City and Boston experience was a fantastic memory of this in depth tour of world class and famous cities of America. Anyone who is deciding to book its tickets must fasten hiss seat belts because its wing of joy going to blow to in magical world. Many thanks for an interesting, colorful and historical tour of 5 days of many variations.

Bartan
47 6

Reduce the number of places to visit and give us more time to spend in other places. We didn't find anything great in Baltimore. We could have directly gone to Washington DC and spent a little more time there. The time given at each location is definitely not sufficient. It would have been great if you give only few choices and give more time to spend. Not satisfied with the trip.

Ezra Martin
45 6

I do consider it a very informative tour. Many educational campuses were covered along with amazing landmarks of amazing cities. There is no doubt at all that its fun and memories are always going to be at the top of travel memories. I loved visiting different campuses and this time many distinguished institutions were in the itinerary and I must say that MIT and Harvard visit were very informative. This was a multi dimensional trip where beauty and knowledge of places all were packed in a single package. All the credit goes to its management who arranged amazing places and accommodation selection was also guided by guide; that was really a bonus for us. Bundle of thanks to its entire management.

George Barden
36 5

A perfect trip with all major places to cover in a manageable time of 5 days! All the five days gone with a memorable fun where no boredom disturbed us. Shopping and places were enjoyed the most in this trip by me and my one sister who was joining me as well. We were happy with the contented environment of this bus. Once you join it; from pick up to drop and from staying at hotels to happy meals all is well taken by the team of this bus tour. They know what responsibility is there and you feel yourself as a very important guest. Book its ride and have the benefit of it with all your family members. It can be a suitable platform for families and friends to have all the fun.

Rocky
36 4

All the five days were made so comfortable by the team. The very first day when we reached airport, (I was there with my two brothers) we were picked on exact time and were taken to the luxurious hotel. That was plus point because waiting for so long on airport spoils your mood. I was happy that there was a proper team helping in all areas to feel us relax. Destinations were very rich in their history and many famous places were covered with enough timing. We had enough time to find the best restaurants for food and guide also helped in capturing beautiful places in our cameras. Visit of Independence Hall and Liberty Bell of Philadelphia was so inspirational for me in this entire trip of 5 days. I am very thankful to the driver and guide who were always there to help us and without them in all new places we could never find all perfect fun. Certainly 5 stars for a happening tour!

Min-hyuk
35 7

I was riding this bus on smooth roads and a trained driver. I was very much impressed by the driving skills of driver because of his reasonable driving. Being a true lover of historical places I was only thinking about destinations. Times Square, Empire State Building and Rockefeller Center were top notch in this long tour of 5 days where we had amazing fun and learning as well from informative guides. Lunch and dinner time was really enjoyed with amazing people of this bus as our co partners. Loved and enjoyed its all fun. A lot of thanks! It can be a very honest recommendation for all the seekers of fun.

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