6-Day Chicago to The Art Institute of Chicago, Grant Park, Niagara Falls, Old Fort Niagara, Detroit, Cleveland, Toronto and CN Tower Tour (Free Airport Pickup)
Tour Code: GOL-CHI-171
Duration: 6 Day(s) / 5 Night(s)
Tour Guide: Chinese, English
- 7 Days left
Experience: UNESCO, Family
Extra (Excluded): Wifi, Meal etc...
Tour Guide:Chinese, English
Chicago night tour enjoy the fabulous night scene of the Magnificent Mile
Enjoy the Niagara Falls from both the Canadian and US side, be on the Skylon Tower and Maid of Mist.
Enjoy the stunning view of Toronto and Lake Ontario by reaching the top of CN Tower.
See the master piece of design- Cloud Gate at Millennium Park
Visiting the Henry Ford Museum, exploring the past glory of Motor City, aka Detroit.
Go to the holy land of Rock ‘n’ Roll.
Itinerary for departure schedule on 08/03:
DAY1 Chicago Airport Pick-up
DAY2 Chicago - Detroit - London, Ontario
DAY3 London, Ontario - Toronto
DAY4 Niagara Falls
DAY5 Cleveland - Chicago
DAY6 Chicago City Tour
Airport Pickup Information：
1. Complementary airport pickup is provided between 9:00 a.m. and 9:00 p.m. at O‟Hare Airport. (You may have to wait for other guests.) No complementary pick-up service at Midway airport.
2. 24-hour charged pick-up service is available for the first two persons at $120 with $10 for each additional person.
The first day’s itinerary is for your reference only; the schedule is subject to change upon your arrival.
Fly from home to Chicago. For passengers arriving with domestic flights, please wait at Baggage Claim area; for passengers taking International flight, please wait at the Exit doors after retrieving your luggage. Tour guide will lead you to the meeting point.
For those guests who arrive at O‟Hare meeting point before 3:00pm, you will receive an additional gift - free transportation to the Fashion Outlets of Chicago which features many shopping and dining options, there‟s no complementary airport pickup and shopping option for Midway Airport arrival.
For passengers who arrive before 5:00pm, you are invited to join the night tour of Chicago at $25 per person. (*To arrange the night tour, it requires at least 1 guests enrolled.)
360 Chicago Observation Deck cancels the inclined glass observation deck.
Michigan Avenue is updated as a car tour.
Hotel: Comfort Inn O'Hare-Convention Center Or Similar.
Chicago is a really beautiful city, it is worth visiting and becomes even more beautiful during the night. There are many services which will give a tour of the city at night and it is truly amazing.
Our tour will start with Detroit, the capital of automobiles in the United States. We will visit Henry Ford Museum, named after the founder of the Ford Motor Company which is the second largest carmaker of U.S. We will also stop at the headquarters of the General Motors Company. It still showcases how prosperous Detroit once was.
Chicago → Detroit → Henry Ford Museum（Optional, 75 mins）→ Ford Motor Company（30 mins）→ Cross the boarder， Heading to London, Canada
Hotel: Best Western Plus Woodstock Inn & Suites Or Similar.
We will go visit Toronto - the largest city and financial center of Canada. The CN Tower will be the first stop here for fabulous views of the city and Lake Ontario. It is Toronto’s famous landmark, Next, Lake Ontario cruise offers gorgeous views of the city and vicinity from the waters. this cruise gives you a great way to see the city and meanwhile enjoy the nice view of the lake itself. We will also see the Ontario’s Provincial Parliament, the modernist styled City Hall and Yonge-Dundas Square.
Toronto → CN Tower (optional, 60 mins) → Mariposa Toronto Harbour Cruise (optional, 60 mins) → Toronto Old City Hall (60 mins) → Legislative Assembly of Ontario (30 mins) → Yonge-Dundas Square (2 hours)
The CN tower is a concrete communications tower and is 553 meters tall, it was built on old railway lands and was completed in 1976 and became the world’s largest freestanding structure.
If you want to see and enjoy everything that the Toronto Harbor has to offer then you should probably seek help from Mariposa Cruises. This service will give you a detailed tour or cruise of the Toronto Harbor that you should enjoy.
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.
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.
We will have the whole day to enjoy the Niagara Falls from both the Canadian and US side. We are going to see the renowned Niagara Falls. Overlooking American Fall, the Horseshoe Fall and the Bridal Veil Fall, you will be astounded by the deafening roar of the falls. It’s the combination of height and volume that makes Niagara Falls so beautiful.
Hornblower Niagara Cruise (optional, 30 mins) → Skylon Tower & Lunch (optional, 90 mins) → Old Fort Niagara (optional, 60 mins) → Hotel
Hotel: Best Western Plus Erie Inn & Suites Similar.
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.
Situated close to Youngstown in New York, US, Old Fort Niagara is a reinforcement constructed to safeguard the interests of New France in America. The Niagara fall and the museum have made the place even more attractive.
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.
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.
Cleveland is the biggest city along the Erie Lake in the State of Ohio. Here, we will visit the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum, which is designed by the renowned designer I.M. Pei. Later on, we will head to Chicago.
Cleveland → Rock N Roll Hall of Fame （Optional, 60 mins）→ Chicago
Hotel: Comfort Inn O'Hare-Convention Center Or Similar.
Experience the best of Chicago all in one day! This is a world’s top architecture city with fascinating architectures to discover. You will take a walk in Millennium Park, observe the Cloud Gate, and enjoy the spectacular view of the city from 360 Chicago!
Millennium Park & Cloud Gate (20 mins) → Grant Park (10 mins) → The Art Institute of Chicago (Optional, 120 mins) → Chicago Water Tower (15 mins) → Michigan Avenue (30 mins) → Chicago Cruise (Optional, 75 mins, seasonal) → 360 Chicago (Optional, 75 mins, including Tilt)
We will pass by Navy Pier, Clarence Buckingham Memorial Fountain, Marina City, Trump International Hotel and Tower and Willis Tower Observation Deck.
The Art Institute of Chicago is an encyclopedic art museum. It features many different exhibits that are beautiful to watch. There are old master pieces there comprising of Asian art, Islamic art, Egyptian art and many more.
Chicago 360 located on the 95th floor of the John Hancock Center is an observatory which offers 360 degree views of the surroundings and up to four states are visible from up there. There is a skywalk and a coffee shop as well.
The third most populated city in US, Chicago is an international hub for technology, industry, finance, commerce, transportation and telecommunication. The O’Hare airport is recorded to be the second busiest airport in terms of air traffic in the world.
Grant Park is located in Kankakee county in Illinois, the park was established in 1883 and according to a census in 2010 the population of Grant Park is almost 1,331.
Refers to the street in the north-south in Chicago, The street runs at 100 east in the grid of Chicago, The Street’s northern end is at the Lake Michigan’s shore.
Refers to the public park which is actually located Chicago at loop community area. The park was established in order to celebrate the occasion of second Millennium.
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.
Tour package price includes all the taxes.
Free Airport Pickup is available on this tour.
Fares for air travel and transport from home to and from the location chosen for pick-up.
Airport pickup service charges $10/person.
Expenditure for personal purposes.
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.
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.
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)|
|Art Institute of Chicago, IL||$32.00||$26.00||$26.00|
|Chicago 360, IL||$35.00||$25.00||$35.00|
|Chicago Architectural Cruise, IL||$66.00||$54.00||$66.00|
|Chicago Night Tour, IL||$35.00||$25.00||$35.00|
|CN Tower, ON||$48.59||$15.82||$33.90|
|Hornblower Niagara Cruise, ON||$39.51||$28.21||$39.51|
|Mariposa Toronto Harbour Cruise, ON||$33.79||$25.88||$33.79|
|Old Fort Niagara State Park In-Depth Tour, NY||$15.00||$10.00||$15.00|
|Rock & Roll Hall of Fame, OH||$30.00||$20.00||$30.00|
|SkyLon Tower Lunch, ON||$54.00||$45.00||$54.00|
|The Henry Ford Museum, MI||$27.00||$20.25||$24.25|
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.
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.
Cancellation and Refund Policy
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 to 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.
Cancellation and reschedule charges are applicable even if you are NOT able to take the tour because of visa rejection, COVID or any other serious issue. If you reschedule a tour and later decide 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.
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 want to reschedule your tour (change the departure date or choose a different tour) then a reschedule fees may be applied. No reschedule request will be entertained within 15 days before the departure date.
Cancellation and 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 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 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.
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.