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5-Day Washington DC to New York, Harvard, MIT, Niagara Falls and Corning Museum Tour

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5-Day Washington DC to New York, Harvard, MIT, Niagara Falls and Corning Museum Tour
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Departure City Gaithersburg MD US
Return City New York City NY US; Washington DC US
Language Chinese and English
Available Days Mon,Tue,Fri,Sat(2016-09-30 To 2019-01-31)
Duration 5 Day(s) / 4 Night(s)
Tour code GOL-WDC-119

Get an exciting 5-day tour package by visiting MIT, Boston Harvard, Niagara Falls, Wax Museum, Corning Glass Museum, Trinity Church, Statue of Liberty, Niagara Thunder Show, Old Fort Niagara, Empire State Building and New York with transport and hotel facilities.

Day 1
Washington DC – Corning – Niagara Falls

We will pay a visit to the Corning museum of glass. The museum is home to over 35,000 beautiful pieces of glass objects that represent 35 centuries of glass making. While at the museum, we will learn the art of glass making and also enjoy the Hot Glass Show that is performed by professional glass technicians.

After lunch, we will make our way to the magnificent Niagara Falls. At the falls, we will enjoy wonderful views of the Horseshoe Falls, the American Falls and the Bridal Veil Falls. Weather permitting; we will also enjoy a ride aboard the Maid of the Mist boat. We will stroll through the beautiful State Park, with wonderful mist surrounding and soaking us. There is also an opportunity to check out the ‘Niagara: Legends of Adventure’ which is a dramatic 45-minute IMAX film that features the history and culture of the Niagara Falls. Later, guests will either opt for a self-tour of the Falls Park or an In-depth tour for an additional fee of $25 person, including $13 for the admission ticket.

 The in-depth tour will include a tour of the Niagara Whirlpool State park and the US historic landmark-Old Fort Niagara. Old Fort Niagara is an interesting historical landmark in the area. It played a big role in the French and Indian War, the American Revolution and the war of 1812. Later in the day, we will check out the exciting Traditional Native American Dance show. (The completeness of the night view on certain summer evenings may be limited or not available due to the late sunset time and US Federal Government regulations on driving hours)

Hotel: Adam’s Mark/ Radisson/ RIT/ Rochester Plaza/ Holiday Inn/ Clarion Hotel or Similar.

Day 2
Upstate New York – Boston

We will cross Upstate New York on our way to Boston. Along the way, we will enjoy the magnificent view of the Erie Canal and mountains in the comfort of the bus. We will arrive in the beautiful city of Cambridge in the afternoon where we will check out Harvard University and its renown ‘Statue of Three Lies’ statue. We will also check out MIT, old Trinity Cathedral, Boston Athenaeum, Hancock Building and Swan Lake Park while in Boston. For dinner, we will enjoy the famous fresh lobster meal that the city is known for.

Hotel: Sheraton/ Doubletree/ Radisson/ Courtyard/ Four Points/ Wyndham/ Holiday Inn or Similar.

Day 3
Boston – New York

In the morning, we will go on a beautiful Boston harbor cruise which will enable us enjoy wonderful views of the city. We will then check out old Quincy market-a wonderful place to take a stroll, people-watch and taste of the wonderful historical ambience in addition to picking out souvenirs. There are also wonderful restaurants to get a bite to eat: be sure not to miss out on the famous New England clam chowder. Later, we will drive to the beautiful city of New York.

Hotel: Sheraton/ Hilton/ Doubletree/ Radisson/ Hotel Somerset/ Lafayette Yard Hotel/ Wyndham Garden/ Crowne Plaza/ Courtyard/ Hilton Garden/ Holiday Inn or Similar.

Day 4
New York City Tour

We will tour the exciting city of New York on this day; we will tour amazing places such as the Empire State Building, the USS Intrepid, Wall Street, Rockefeller Center, United Nations Headquarters, Trinity Church, Ground Zero and Fifth Avenue. We will also go on A Hudson River cruise to enjoy wonderful views of the Statue of Liberty and the Brooklyn Bridge. Other places we will visit while in New York include the Times Square, and Ripley’s Believe It or Not museum.

If time allows, we will also visit the Metropolitan Museum of Art and Madame Tussauds’ Wax Museum.

Hotel: Sheraton/ Hilton/ Doubletree/ Radisson/ Hotel Somerset/ Lafayette Yard Hotel/ Wyndham Garden/ Crowne Plaza/ Courtyard/ Hilton Garden/ Holiday Inn or Similar.

Day 5
New York City Free Day (return home by your time)

Guests will be provided with the map of New York to enable you explore the city on your own. There are so many places to visit in the exciting city of New York. You can visit the campus of Columbia University, different Broadway Theaters, Lincoln Center, the New York Stock Exchange and the American Museum of Natural History among others.

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

  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.

cost Excludes

  It is possible for rates to change without notice.

  Cash payments of admission fee for Optional Activities would be made to the guide.Optional activities price may change or can be different as displayed on the website.

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

  Minimum service charges for the driver and the guide will be $8 per person per day.

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

  Travel insurance.

  Additional personal expenditure.

Note: Customers are encouraged not to buy admission packages outside and use them in this discounted tour. In case they do, transport need to be arranged the same day.



Attractions Adult Child(3-11 yrs) Senior (65+ yrs)
Boston Harbor Cruise, MA$22.00$17.00$20.00
Boston Lobster Dinner, MA$32.00$32.00$32.00
Corning Museum of Glass, NY$19.50$0.00$16.60
Empire State Building, NY$34.00$27.00$31.00
Jet Boat Ride, Niagara Falls, NY$66.00$56.00$56.00
Madame Tussauds Wax Museum, NY$25.00$23.00$25.00
Maid of the Mist Boat Ride, Niagara Falls, NY$18.25$10.65$18.25
Metropolitan Museum of Art, NY$25.00$0.00$17.00
Native American Cultural Show, NY$21.00$14.00$21.00
Niagara Adventure Movie, NY$12.00$8.00$12.00
Niagara Falls In-Depth Tour, NY$25.00$15.00$22.00
Statue of Liberty Cruise, NY$29.00$17.00$24.00
Thundering Water Show, NY$20.95$13.00$20.95
USS Intrepid, NY$33.00$24.00$31.00
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

2 Montgomery Village Ave, (Holiday Inn) Gaithersburg, MD 20879 at 6:45 AM

Returns Locations

Free drop-off at LGA, EWR, JFK for return flights booked after 7:00 PM

715 H Street, NW At 6th St. NW, Washington, DC 20001 at 10:00 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.

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 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

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 60% cancellation fee of the total tour purchase will be incurred if the cancellation occurs 3-10 days or more 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.

⇒  A 100% cancellation fee of the total tour purchase will be incurred if the cancellation occurs on departure day.

 

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.

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.

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.

Brigham
68 12

I went with my son who is newly settled in the U.S. He booked this bus tour and we went for this trip. The service was good and the hotels amazing. The guide was charming and the driver cool in his drive. I recommend this trip to more people.

Wer Ema
63 11

I went to all these places with my husband for our wedding anniversary. It was quite alright. The hotels were good and comfortable. We went to different universities and met students and also many tourist places like the Niagara Falls. It was great. I have recommended this package to my friends.

Marion
62 19

Yes the bus was very comfortable, the guide was also very professional and most importantly the overall tour package was also very economical. The trip was great and in one day we were able to visit many fantastic sights. Golden Bus Tours is truly the way to go when you are looking forward to have a good time.

Hel Mads
57 3

A five day trip that was quite relaxing. I badly needed this break and this trip was quite refreshing. Golden Bus Tours holds good service and the available hotels were amazing. I made couple of friends in this trip including the guide who was quite charming. I have recommended this trip to many friends.

Owen
52 7

We are friends from the same society and are on the tour as decided. We have taken lots of photos and the stay also was excellent. We wished to have a fantastic time and so we did in this 5 day tour to New York, MIT, Harvard and of course the delightful place, Niagara Falls.

Atherton
49 13

This trip was fabulous. The tour guide was loving, calm, and caring. The attractions were impressive. We recommend this trip for everyone. We had no problem on our tour, the sights we saw, especially Niagara Falls were mind blowing. Corning Museum visit made this tour more exciting.

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