5-Day New York/New Jersey to Watkins Glen State Park, Niagara Falls, Toronto, Ottawa, Montreal, Quebec and Ausable Chasm Tour

Tour Code: GOL-NYC-543
Duration: 5 Day(s) / 4 Night(s)
Tour Guide: Chinese, English
Quality: Budget
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5-Day New York/New Jersey to Watkins Glen State Park, Niagara Falls, Toronto, Ottawa, Montreal, Quebec and Ausable Chasm Tour
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Overview

Experience: UNESCO, Family

Extra (Excluded): Wifi, Meal etc...

Tour Guide:Chinese, English


Available Days :

2022-09-19 | 2022-09-26 | 2022-10-03 | 2022-10-10

Highlights :

[Country of Maple Leaves] In the golden autumn of October, the red leaves in autumn will dye the mountains and fields, and the whole of Canada is picturesque and colorful against the backdrop of the maple leaves.

[Four Famous Cities] In five days, you can visit four famous cities in Eastern Canada: Toronto, the financial center, Ottawa, the capital of Canada, Montreal, a famous French-speaking city, and Quebec, a European-style city.

【Transnational Waterfall Viewing】Enjoy the colorful night view of Meijing Waterfall, take a cruise ship "Clarion" in Jiajing, and fully appreciate the majesty of the waterfall from multiple angles.

[Exquisite Food] Including Tianlong Tower tickets and exquisite lunch, you can also enjoy Chinese food in Chinatown and French food in Quebec at your own expense. There are a variety of choices.

Itinerary

Today we will go to Watkins Glen State Park which has a peculiar landscape. It is the golden October. You can see the maple leaves at Watkins Glen State Park and enjoy the beautiful autumn scenery. In the evening, you will have the opportunity to take a night tour of Niagara Falls and enjoy the unique night view of the waterfall.

 

Itinerary: 

 New York/New Jersey → Watkins Glen State Park (optional, 60 mins)→ Hotel → Niagara Falls Night Tour (optional, 90 mins)

Special Notes:

1. We charge $15/person for bus entry permit and parking of Watkins Glen State Park. 

Hotel:Holiday Inn Express & Suites Buffalo Downtown or Similar.


Attractions

Watkins Glen State Park, NY

The Village located outside the Watkins Glen is known as Watkins Glen State Park. It is located in the region of Finger Lakes. The park remains open for public throughout the year.

After enjoying in Niagara Falls in the morning, we will head to Toronto, which is the capital city of the province of Ontario and the largest city in Canada. Its varied cultural institutions, which include numerous museums and galleries, festivals and public events, entertainment districts, national historic sites, and sports activities, attract over 25 million tourists each year.

 

Itinerary: 

Niagara Falls (Canada side) → Hornblower Niagara Cruise (optional, 30 mins) → Skylon Tower Observation Deck & Lunch (include ticket, 120 mins) → Toronto → Casa Loma (Optional, 60 mins) → CN Tower (Optional, 60 mins) → Ripley's Aquarium of Canada (Optional, 60 mins) → Legislative Assembly of Ontario (20 mins) → Chinese Dinner in Toronto Chinatown (Optional, 60 mins) 

During the trip, we will pass by: Rainbow Bridge (U.S./Canada Border), Toronto City Hall

Hotel:Holiday Inn Express Oshawa Downtown or Similar.


Attractions

China Town, ON

China Town, Toronto was first developed during the 19th century and is one of the largest China Towns of North America, there are six China Towns in Toronto.

Hornblower Niagara Cruise, ON

In the heart of Niagara Gorge, a thrilling boat tour takes travelers from Canada to Great Gorge. This exciting tour is known as Hornblower Niagara Cruise.

Ontario Legislative Building, ON

The building of Ontario Legislative Building was started in 1886 and completed in 1892. The history attached to it and the exceptional approach to architecture has put the building among the most visited buildings of Canada.

SkyLon Tower Lunch, ON

At the Skylon Tower situated at the Niagara Falls in Ontario Canada, there lies a revolving restaurant which is about 775ft above the Niagara Falls. It gives one rotation per hour and meal is served with leisure.

Skylon Tower, ON

The Skylon Tower is located in the Niagara Falls at Ontario in Canada. It is headed towards the sky and gives a 360 degree of the Niagara Falls. The tower is 263 meters above the Niagara Falls.

Toronto City Hall, ON

Toronto City Hall represents the history of the city and the creation of itself. It has a volume of things for its visitors to learn about from Council Chambers to Podium Green Roof.

Toronto, ON

Situated along the south northern coast of the Lake Ontario, Toronto is great and culturally diverse. The green trees and ravines, trails and parks and recreation are the things attracting visitors in a great number.

Depart from Toronto in the morning to the Thousand Islands in Canada. It is located on the St. Lawrence River between Canada and the United States. Go to Ottawa, a famous political and commercial city, where the fire of peace never goes out. Then head north to Montreal, the largest French-speaking city in eastern Canada with the most French cultural characteristics, known as the "Little Paris of North America".
 
Itinerary:

Toronto → Thousand Islands → Canada Thousand Islands Cruise (Optional, 60 mins) → Ottawa → Rideau Hall (20 mins) → Montreal → Mont Tremblant (45 mins) → Old Montreal (90 minutes) → Hotel

Hotel:Sandman Hotel Montreal-Longueuil or Similar.


Attractions

Mount Royal Park, QC

Refers to the park located at Mount Royal, the design of the park was made by Fredrick Law and was finally established in the year 1876, the park is one of the largest green spaces of Montreal.

Old Montreal, QC

The oldest part of Montreal city is called Old Montreal. It has impressive views and amazing people to meet with for the tourists. Strolling down the city will make the tour unforgettable.

Ottawa, CA

The city is situated on Ottawa River with its most marvelous tourist points like loveable large museums, Victorian style in buildings and its Centre Parliament Hill. A fantastic place for art lovers!

Today we will go to Quebec, a city full of French feelings. There are road signs and signboards in English and French everywhere. Pedestrians on the road are dressed in European style, open-air cafes, romantic and warm, cobblestone pedestrian streets, shopping for art, King Lewis Square, as if arriving Paris.
 
Itinerary:
Montreal → La Citadelle (Optional, 60 mins) → Quebec French Cuisine (Optional, 75 mins) → Old Quebec City Tour (Optional, 60 mins. Including visiting Place d’Armes, Chateau Frontenac Hotel, Outside Visit Parliament Building, Quebec City Notre-Dame Basilica) → Little Champlain Street (60 mins) → Montmorency Falls + Cable Car (Optional, 60 mins) → Hotel

Hotel:Sandman Hotel Montreal-Longueuil or Similar.


Attractions

Chateau Frontenac, QC

The Chateau Frontenac is a beautiful and grand hotel in Quebec City, the hotel is built on a 54 m elevation and was included in the National Historic Site of Canada.

Little Italy, NY

Refers to a small locality in lower part of Manhattan, the city was previously densely populated with Italian Americans. The city today consists of some Italian restaurants and shopping stores.

Montmorency Falls, QC

Refers to the large water fall located at the river of Montmorency in Canada, the fall lies between the boundary of Quebec City and borough of Beauport, which is 12 km from the Centre of Quebec City.

Notre Dame Cathedral Basilica, QC

Notre Dame Cathedral Basilica is located in Old Montréal, Quebec, Canada, with its marvelous architecture. It is a functional church presenting historical glimpse and much more to the visitors.

Old Quebec Tour, QC

Old Quebec is one of the best tourist attractions that you will ever see. It is better to take guided tours of such locations and that is where Old Quebec tours come in.

Quebec French Banquet, CA

Quebec French Banquet is one of the most frequently visited restaurants located in the city of California. The restraint is famous for its tasty French dishes.

Today, we will head back to the US. We will visit Ausable Chasm which is over 500 million years old. Later on we go back to New York. 

Itinerary:

Hotel → Ausable Chasm (optional, 60 mins) → New York


Attractions

Ausable Chasm, NY

Located near the hamlet of Keeseville, NY, the Ausable Chasm is a tourist attraction and primarily a sandstone gorge. The Ausable River runs below and accumulates in Lake Champlain. The 2 miles long gorge in the Adirondacks is very popular among tourists. The river originates at the Rainbow Falls in the south.


  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.

Pricing


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What's Included

  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.​

 Breakfast.

  Tour package price includes all the taxes.


What's Excluded

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

  Air ticket, ferry, and shuttle transfer in some attraction area/national parks.

  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 $12 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.


Attraction Prices

Attractions Adult Child(3-11 yrs) Senior(65+ yrs)
Ausable Chasm, NY $19.60 $11.00 $19.60
Hornblower Niagara Cruise, ON $35.32 $24.02 $35.32
Niagara Falls Night Tour, NY $35.00 $25.00 $35.00
Old Quebec Tour, QC $25.00 $20.00 $25.00

  All the prices are listed in USD.

  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.

Departure Location

Departure Location

  • 133-30 39th Ave, (Asian Jewels Seafood Restaurant) Flushing, NY 11354 at 7:00 AM
  • 6102 8th Ave, (HSBC Bank) Brooklyn, NY 11220 at 07:00 AM (Drop off at Chinatown, Pick-up only, no drop-off)
  • 99 Bowery Street, Manhattan, New York, NY 10002 at 08:00 AM
  • 125 Eighteenth St, Jersey City, NJ 07310 (ACME Markets) at 08:20 AM
  • 828 US - 46, (Top Quality Food Market) Parsippany, NJ 07054 at 08:50 AM

Return Location

  • Usually the same as departure location but different time. Some locations are only for pickup.

Important Notes

  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.

Policies

Cancellation and Refund Policy

No matter what the reason of cancellation is no refund or reschedule for any cancellation request made with in last 7 days of departure date. Even if the cancellation request comes in because of COVID.

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

⇒  15 days or more prior to departure - 10% of the tour fees will be charged as cancellation.

⇒  8-15 days prior to departure - 55% of the tour fees will be charged as cancellation.

⇒  7 days prior to departure – 100% tour fees will be charged as cancellation.

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 this processing fee will be deducted from each refund.

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

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.

Note: More 30 days after the completion of the tour, we cannot grant any refunds.

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.

Cancellation and 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.

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

​If you wish to reschedule your tour (change the departure date or choose a different tour) then a reschedule fees may be applied. A reschedule fees of $25 or 6% (which one is higher) will be applied. Please note that all reschedule requests should be made before 18 days of tour departure. Requests made after the mentioned duration shall not be entertained.​

Cancellation and 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 2 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.

11. Final hotels booked may not be same as the one mentioned on the website.

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.

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.

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