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6-Day Houston to Fort Worth, Dallas, Austin, Natural Bridge Caverns, Rice University Bus Tour

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6-Day Houston to Fort Worth, Dallas, Austin, Natural Bridge Caverns, Rice University Bus Tour
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Departure City Houston TX US
Return City Houston TX US
Language Chinese and English
Available Days Thu,Fri,Sat(2018-12-01 To 2025-12-31)
Duration 6 Day(s) / 5 Night(s)
Tour code GOL-HOU-119

Explore the charm of Battleship Texas , San Jacinto Monument, Dolphin Cruise, NASA Space Center, Fort Worth, Fort Worth Water Gardens, Hilton Fort Worth, Stockyard Championship Rodeo, Dealey Plaza, Dallas Holocaust Museum, John F. Kennedy Memorial Plaza, Pioneer Plaza, Dallas City Hall, The Dallas Museum of Art, George W Bush Library, Austin, Texas State Capitol, University of Texas at Austin, Texas Military Forces Museum, Natural Bridge Caverns, St. Antonio, tower of Friendship, tower of Americas, The Alamo, The Buckhorn Saloon and Texas Ranger Museum, Historic Market Square, Tower of the Americas, Rice University, Hermann Park, Houston Museum of Natural Science, George Ranch Historic Park and outside visit of Toyota Center on an exciting six-day bus tour starting from Houstonhotel accommodations.

Day 1
Houston in-depth tour

In the morning, we will pick-up travelers from Houston and start our tour. First, we will stop at Battleship Texas; it has a historical background as it took part in some of the most important naval battles of the 20th century in world wars I and II. Next, we will visit the San Jacinto Monument, it is the world's tallest masonry column. After that, we will continue our tour towards the NASA Space Center. Here We will go to the Space Center and take a Tram tour to Rocket Park, see the astronaut training center, control center, and space shuttle. Don't miss a Dolphin Cruise in the Gulf of Mexico, we will see birds and marine life and experience to get a close-up view of playful dolphins jumping in their natural habitat. Head towards the hotel for night stay.

Hotel: Crowne Plaza Near Sugar Land or Similar.

Day 2
Houston – Fort Worth (Rodeo Night Tour)

Today in the morning we will leave Houston and head to the Fort Worth city in North Central Texas. First, we will visit Fort Worth Water Gardens, here we will wander around and see a variety of water features in this urban park. Next, we will stop at Hilton Fort Worth to see the Statue of Kennedy, on this place President Kennedy gave the last speech. At night, we may join a Rodeo Night Tour, we will stroll around and see more about the town and enjoy the taste of the authentic cuisine of Texas. Don't miss to enjoy the Stockyards Championship Rodeo. In the show, we will see bull riding tie-down roping, barrel racing, team roping, bronc riding, and breakaway roping. Night stay will be at the hotel.

Hotel: Radisson Hotel Fort Worth or Similar.

Day 3
Dallas City Tour

On the third day, we will explore the known landmarks of the commercial and cultural hub of the region; Dallas. Top attractions include George W Bush Library, Dealey Plaza, John F. Kennedy Memorial Plaza, Dallas City Hall, Dallas Holocaust Museum, Pioneer Plaza, The Dallas Museum of Art and more. We will also enjoy an outside visit Sixth Floor Museum. Head to the hotel for night stay.

Hotel: Radisson Hotel Fort Worth or Similar.

Day 4
Austin – San Antonio (Night Tour)

Begin our day in the morning and arrive at the Capital city of Texas; Austin. We will first visit the State Capitol; we will go inside and sightsee the offices and chambers of the Texas Legislature and the Governor. Then we will stop at the Texas Military Forces Museum, here we will see a great collection of memorabilia, dioramas, photographs, weapons, uniforms, vehicles, and other military accessories. After that, we will visit the University of Texas at Austin. Later we will sightsee the breathtaking beauty of Natural Bridge Caverns. At night, we may join our special Night Tour to discover the best of San Antonio. We will see the tower of the Americas and tower of Friendship. Then we will enjoy the river walk cruise and sightsee the scenic and charming night view. Night stay will be in San Antonio.

Note: If Texas State Capitol is closed, we only visit outside. The Texas Military Forces Museum is closed on every Monday, will not visit if closed.

Hotel: Fairfield Inn& Suites By Marriott San Antonio Sea World or Similar.

Day 5
San Antonio – Houston

Begin our day in the morning, first, we will visit the Alamo Mission. Then we will see the Buckhorn Museum Saloon and Texas Ranger Museum. After that we will visit the Historic Market Square, here we will shop from different stalls and shops and also enjoy delicious food. Our last stop will be Tower of the Americas. Night stay will be in Houston.

Hotel: Crowne Plaza Near Sugar Land or Similar.

Day 6

On the last day, we will head towards the Toyota Center, this indoor arena is a home to the Houston Rockets of the National Basketball Association. Then we will visit top university and private research center; Rice University. Our next stop will be the Houston Museum of Natural Science. After exploring the museum visit George Ranch Historic Park, here we will learn about the Texas history and the region’s unique heritage through programming that is for all ages. After that, we will sightsee Toyota Center (Outside Visit). When the tour ends, travelers may choose to drop off in Houston Chinatown or Crowne Plaza Near Sugar Land, or take their flight departs from IAH, HOU airport after 18:30.

  • 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.

cost Excludes

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

  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)
Buckhorn Saloon & Museum, TX$22.00$17.00$22.00
Dolphin Cruise in Golf of Mexico, TX$13.80$9.20$13.80
George Ranch Historical Park, TX$15.00$10.00$12.00
George W. Bush Presidential Library and Museum, TX$19.00$13.00$16.00
Houston Museum of Natural Science, TX$25.00$15.00$15.00
Natural Bridge Cavern$23.50$15.25$23.50
San Antonio Night Tour (Including Riverwalk Cruise), TX$35.00$25.00$30.00
Space Center Houston, TX$29.95$24.95$27.95
Stockyards Championship Rodeo, TX$25.00$15.00$15.00
Tower of America, TX$14.00$11.00$12.00
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

9090 Southwest Fwy, (Crowne Plaza Near Sugar Land) Houston, TX 77074 at 8:00 AM    

9999 Bellaire Blvd, (Chinatown Houston) Houston, TX 77036 at 8:15 AM    

Returns Locations

Free Airport Drop-off IAH and HO(George Bush Intercontinental Airport and William P. Hobby Airport)for flights taking off after 05:30

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 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.


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.

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.


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 15% cancellation fee of the total tour purchase will be incurred if the cancellation occurs 13 days or more before the departure date.

⇒  A 40% cancellation fee of the total tour purchase will be incurred if the cancellation occurs 3-12 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.

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


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.

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.

55 3

I joined this trip with my husband. My husband loved visiting the Houston Museum of Natural Science and the Dallas Museum of Art were the top notch in this 6 day trip. Bus was of big size, to enjoy these 6 days there was a huge crowd inside the bus. I must say that hygiene of bus was properly maintained and that neatness enhanced the pleasure of smooth driving as well. Places were very new for both of us. We were glad that informative guide was joining us all the 6 days and to the point information about destinations was very attractive part of this trip. I personally loved being a part of Natural Bridge Caverns in this entire trip. Thanks a lot to all the management team for making this beautiful arrangement.

49 5

I was there with my mother and loved this wonderful trip. We were experiencing such bus tour for the first time and destinations were also new for both of us. I enjoyed The Dallas Museum of Art and George W Bush Library a lot. Thanks, Alex (our tour guide) who was a big support of this long 6 days trip. I never thought of night trips but I joined St. Antonio Night Tour with my mom because guide was a man of spirit joining us and simply loved it (had no worries at all). Thanks

49 5

I loved the destinations a lot. Every single day was very exploring regarding destinations and meals as well. It was a long trip of 6 days but the comfort level of bus never made it boring. Luxurious accommodations were the best thing in this trip to feel fresh every day. Water Gardens, John F. Kennedy Memorial Plaza and Pioneer plaza were the best places in this entire trip. I felt really cool to be a part of this long tour and learnt enough about places as well from the amazing and informative guides. I do recommend it to all people who want to make their holidays memorable that go and get this bus tour booking because there is much more for the visitors to enjoy. Many thanks with all my heart. Well deserving 5 stars! Highly recommend.

46 4

The pleasant fragrance of this amazing 6 day trip is always going to be a part of my memories. Fun time, tasty food, amazing outlets and attractive destinations are never going to leave you in this entire trip. The real spirit and strength of this bus tour is the organized team. There are guides to guide you and there different ways to entertain to about destinations and was very notable. More or less all places were amazing but I loved the attractiveness of Battleship Texas, NASA space center and San Jacinto Monument of Houston in depth tour. There is fine management and that matters a lot in bus tours. I appreciate it and certainly suggest it to others. Thanks a lot.

34 4

The best tour of my life. The whole tour was well planned and managed in a great way. Our tour guide was the professional and active man. He tells us how to hang out on the beach. This tour is a true combo ofhistory, art, scenic beauty, fun, trill and much more. We have lots of activities. I spent the best time at Downtown Disney and Fort Lauderdale. Special thanks to Mr. L who become my good friend. I must recommend this tour to others. Missing good days.

34 10

I am from Belarus and joined this long tour of 6 days with my husband. We were never into such bus tours before that’s why were bit worried in the beginning. I must say that after meeting the bus driver and guide I found myself very lucky to book this amazing bus tour. Exploring destinations like Rodeo as Night Tour and Fort Worth was very informative in this bus tour with knowledgeable guide. His interesting and lovely style to tell about the destinations and their history never bored me. Bundle of thanks!

Lil Mai
31 2

I joined this tour with my wife and two kids. Our selection of timing was a bit wrong as the weather was hot and humid. We loved the scenic views all the way. Thebeaches were beautiful. We visited Universal Studio Florida and we never forget that day it was amazing. Chosen hotels were good; their service was extremely attentive and professional. The bus was comfortable and air-conditioned. The tour guide was a nice man. He was not fluent in English and given his best. He helped us a lot during the shopping. Thanks for your hospitality.

29 5

We covered almost all places of itinerary and captured the beauty of all places in my camera. I hardly manage such long trip in my hectic routine of a job. I must say that I just paid of this bus tour and everything was on plate for me. Thanks a lot for an amazing trip. Buckhorn Saloon& Texas Ranger Museum and Rice University were the exceptions for me in this entire trip.

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