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5-Day From New York to Niagara Falls, Thousand Islands, Toronto, Philadelphia, Amish Country and Washington DC Tour

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5-Day From New York to Niagara Falls, Thousand Islands, Toronto, Philadelphia, Amish Country and Washington DC Tour
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Departure City New York City NY US
Return City New York City NY US
Language English
Available Days Sun(2019-04-01 To 2019-10-31) | Sun(2020-04-01 To 2020-10-31)
Duration 5 Day(s) / 4 Night(s)
Tour code GOL-NYC-233

Explore Niagara Falls, Finger Lake, Seneca Lake, American Falls, Goat Island, Maid and Mist, Horseshoe Falls, Lake Ontario, City Hall, Thousand Islands, St Laurence River, at Liberty Bell, Constitution Square, Congress Hall, Lancaster County, Benjamin Franklin Parkway, Arlington National Cemetery, White House, Air and Space Museum and US Capitol on an exciting five-day bus tour, with special discount, exclusive offers and hotel accommodations.

Complimentary Breakfasts included

Admission to Maid of the Mist and Thousand Islands

Amish Buggy Ride

Sightseeing in Niagara Falls, Toronto, 1000 Islands, Philadelphia and Washington DC

Day 1
New York – Finger Lake – Niagara Falls

The Day 1 morning we start from the Big Apple heading to the north passing the Delaware Water Gap to Watkins Glen State Park in the Finger Lakes region. Visit the beautiful waterfalls walking through the Watkins Glen Canyon and proceed to Niagara Falls passing the Seneca Lake and arrive late noon. Later tour the US side of the Niagara, and this includes the American Falls, Luna, and Goat Island. Delve into the Niagara power at the Maid of the Mist and enjoy the colorful Waters and their lighting at night. Stay overnight in the hotel.

Hotel: Wyndham Super 8 or Similar.

Day 2
Niagara Falls – Toronto – Thousand Islands

Start in the morning to visit the Horse Shoe Falls view and visit the Niagara scenic village on The Lake. From there, we proceed to the financial capital of Canada, Toronto and visit the HTO Park, City Hall, Brookfield place and the Distillery Historic District. In the evening, we will reach Toronto east along the Lake Ontario and arrive at the 1000 islands area and return overnight to Niagara Falls.

Hotel: Comfort Inn (April- Niagara Falls –Wyndham Super 8) or Similar.

Day 3
Thousand Islands – New York

On Day 3, in the morning start with a cruise along the St. Laurence River through the 1000 islands that was navigated 500 years ago, by Jacques Cartier, a French explorer.  See famous and rich houses built on the top of the private island namely Heart Island and Boldt Castle. While returning to New York, visit the large outlet malls on your way for a shopping excursion and get into buying with brand name stores at bargain prices. In the evening arrive at the hotel and stay overnight.

Hotel: La Quinta Inn and Suites, Clifton, NJ or Similar.

Day 4
New Jersey – Philadelphia – Washington DC

Starting in the morning from New Jersey, we will proceed to Pennsylvania and Philadelphia, the historic city and visit the renowned Liberty Bell, the most important symbols in America representing freedom, Congress Hall, and Constitution Square.  Continue to Philadelphia on a panoramic tour and visit the financial district, Historic Philadelphia, Benjamin Franklin Parkway and more. Start from Philadelphia to see Rocky Steps and go ahead to see the Lancaster County home of Amish people. Her ride on Amish Buggy taking through Amish farm country and see how they live without modern appliances, technology, telephone service, running water and electricity. Do visit the Amish marketplace to shop for handmade products and crafts. In the noon start towards the east to arrive in Washington DC and stay overnight in the hotel.

Hotel:  Wyndham Garden or Similar.

Day 5
Washington DC – New York

On Day 5 start in the morning to visit Thomas Jefferson Memorial and you will be astonished to see the Japanese cherry blossom trees surrounding the Tidal Basin. Visit the Arlington National Cemetery, the guards changing and the Kennedy family gravesite. We halt next at Capitol Hill and see the White House, the US government and continue the tour to the Air and Space Museum. Later, we visit the Lincoln, Korea and Vietnam and Martin Luther King Memorials. Late afternoon, we start north to arrive at New York in the evening.

  • 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 tour guide.

  Maid of the Mist in Summer and Scenic Tunnels in Winter

  1000 Islands Cruise.

  Ontario Parliament from June to August

  Amish Buggy Ride.

   Breakfast included.

   WiFi will be available on the bus.

Attractions Adult Child(3-11 yrs) Senior (65+ yrs)
Amish Buggy Ride, PA$15.00$7.00$15.00
Maid of the Mist Boat Ride, Niagara Falls, NY$18.25$10.65$18.25
Thousand Island Cruise, NY$27.00$15.00$27.00
cost Excludes

  It is possible for rates to change without notice.

  Though meals and drinks are not a part of the package the guide will arrange them upon request.

  Telephone services, laundry services, Alcoholic drinks and beverages are private room charges.

  Travel insurance.

  Additional personal expenditure.

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

777 8th Avenue, (Grayline Visitor Center) btw 47th & 48th, New York, NY 10036  at 07:00 AM    

Returns Locations

777 8th Avenue, (Grayline Visitor Center) btw 47th & 48th, New York, NY 10036 at 07:00 PM

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.


​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 12 days of tour departure. Requests made after the mentioned duration shall not be entertained.​

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


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.


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

⇒ A 10% cancellation fee of the total tour purchase will be incurred if the cancellation occurs 8 days or more before the departure date.

⇒ A 25% cancellation fee of the total tour purchase will be incurred if the cancellation occurs 4 to 7 days before the departure date.

⇒  A 100%  cancellation fee of the total tour purchase will be incurred if the cancellation occurs 3 days before the departure date.

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.

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.

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

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.

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.

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.

92 20

Never thought I’d be able to see Niagara Falls, Thousand Islands and the whole of Philadelphia and Washington DC in such affordable price. A 5 day tour and that too for just $711.00, GoldenBusTours certainly did crack a good deal. I loved each and every day that I spent traveling with this company. The busses were awesome. I had a great time.

82 15

I am very happy with GoldenBusTours because this company made me takes a great tour at a very affordable price. I will certainly give GoldenBusTours a 10/10.

56 14

The beauty of Niagara and Thousand Islands left me jaw dropped honestly. It was a memorable experience for me. I won’t mind visiting these two spots once a year.

55 23

Believe me, bus tours are fascinating. You have nothing to worry about. Nothing about traffic to worry or about the timing of the sightseeing places. Everything was taken care of. This 5 days tour to thousand islands, Niagara and Philadelphia, was superb.

49 9

Honestly, I fell in love with Horseshoe Falls, Maid and Mist Boat ride and Lake Orlando. You won’t need to ask for more after this entire tour. I would suggest it to everyone.

47 14

I am very happy with GoldenBusTours because this company made me take a great tour at a very affordable price. I will certainly give GoldenBusTours a 10/10.

45 16

I am a history professor and would love to know more about places. This bus tour gave me a good opportunity to know about places. The guide was informative. This was a 5 day tour and covered the prominent places such as Thousand Islands, Niagara Falls, Washington DC and Philadelphia.

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