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6-Day New York/New Jersey to Boston, Philadelphia, Washington DC and Niagara Falls Tour (Free Airport Pickup)

Tour Code: GOL-NYC-251A
Duration: 6 Day(s) / 5 Night(s)
Tour Guide: Chinese, English
Quality: Budget
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6-Day New York/New Jersey to Boston, Philadelphia, Washington DC and Niagara Falls Tour (Free Airport Pickup)
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Overview

Experience: UNESCO, Family

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

Tour Guide:Chinese, English


Available Days :

Daily (2021-12-31 To 2021-12-31)

Highlights :

One World Observatory, Niagara Falls, Lincoln Memorial, Statue of Liberty, White House, Wall Street, Charging Bull, Time Square, Ground Zero, Independence National Historical Park, Liberty Bell, Congress Hall, National Air & Space Museum, Potomac River, Washington Monument, Corning Glass Museum, Harvard University, Old Fort Niagara, Whirlpool State Park and Quincy Market on an exciting 6-day bus tour starting from New York and New Jersey with special discounts and exclusive offers.​

  • Only the guides and drivers who have COVID 19 negative can provide services from now onwards. Drivers and Guides will wear the mask. They will disinfect the bus daily. Travelers will have to wear the mask and their temperature will be monitored regularly. Travelers will be provided with hand sanitizer and wipes. We recommend travelers to bring their own hand sanitizer also. Bus sitting will be based on the standards set by the Government.

Itinerary

Passengers arriving at the airports of New York (LGA/JFK) or New Jersey (EWR) can take our free shuttle from the airport between 8:30 AM to 12:00 PM. Domestic flight arrivals will be meeting our travel host at Baggage Claim Area whereas international flight passengers will be waiting for our travel host at the Passenger Waiting Area. Arrival at Terminal 7 of JFK, can meet our travel host at the Baggage Claim Area. New York arrivals before 5 will enjoy the journey to Flushing (free left-luggage included). Arrive before 12:00 PM at EWR airport to join our extensive journey to Jersey Garden Outlets Mall. For all the passengers reaching before 4:30 PM can participate in our exclusive Night Tour exploring the vibrant nightlife of this Sleepless Town (night tour fee: $25/adult, $15/child). 

US East Coast Airport Pick-up Service Center with following facilities.

1. A separate quiet Guest rest area which is equipped with backrest seats.
2. The baggage storage area is equipped with full-time staff to take care of storage and indoor security monitoring. Travelers can take their belongings at any time.
3. Complete indoor facilities, free Wi-Fi, charging sockets, hot and cold water dispensers, and portable power bank. It also provides Chinese TV to play throughout the day. Guests can also choose to watch the latest and most popular variety shows.
4. Full-time staff answer all kinds of inquiries from guests and introduce food, drink and fun in downtown Flushing.  
5. In order to make it easier for guests to explore the Flushing City Center a colorful map will be provided. The guests can go back to the lounge at any time to wait for the hotel shuttle.

Hotel: E Hotel Banquet & Conference Center, Palace Hotel, Ramada Inn, Red Roof Inn Edison or Similar.


Attractions

Flushing, NY

It is the name of a neighborhood located at the north eastern side of the city of New York. The area is mostly residential and downtown flushing is considered as the fourth largest district in USA as far as central business is concerned.

Jersey Gardens Mall, NJ

Jersey Gardens is essentially a mall in New Jersey, it is a mainly a two story indoor mall which has outlets for many stores and shops. It is an ideal spot for tourists who want to buy new things on their tour.

Manhattan Morning Tour, NY

Bounded by the Hudson and Harlem Rivers, the Manhattan is a densely populated New York neighborhood. It houses the famous Broadway shows, the Empire State Building, and Times Square – the crossroads of the world. Manhattan Morning Tour explores the top-notch charms of Manhattan is a less densely crowded period of the day. Visitors will discover the famous sites and the authentic core spirit of this bustling old town.

New York City Night Tour, NY

New York is a really beautiful city, it becomes even more lively and beautiful in during the night. It is always recommended to go for a night tour of New York City as it is really exciting.

Today, the group will discover the top-notch landmarks of New York City; begin by One World Observatory. Guests can board on a Hudson River cruise (60-Mins) highlighting city's iconic Statue of Liberty and Brooklyn Bridge. At USS Intrepid, we will explore the variety of supersonic airliners and aircraft. Roam around the famous Wall Street; witness Charging Bull statue, and pay a visit to Madame Tussauds wax museum and bustling Time Square. If time permits, we will explore the largest museum of the country, Metropolitan Museum of Art. The group will browse the other famous landmarks of New York as we pass by the, ranging from Fifth Avenue to Rockefeller Center, World Trade Center and many others.

Hotel: E Hotel Banquet & Conference Center, Palace Hotel, Ramada Inn, Red Roof Inn Edison or Similar.


Attractions

Madame Tussauds Wax Museum, NY

One of the Big Apple's most popular spots for tourists, the New York City branch of this international chain of sculpture museums is a must see place.

Metropolitan Museum of Art, NY

Founded privately in 1870, the

One World Trade Center, NY

The sixth tallest building of the world is known as One World Trade Centre, standing in New York, US, amid the complex of rebuilt trade buildings. Also, the stunning view of the building impresses the tourists.

Rockefeller Center, NY

The Rockefeller Center is located in the New York City and is a popular tourist destination of America. It is a huge building with a massive set up for art, entertainment, shopping and much more.

Saks Fifth Avenue, NY

Saks Fifth Avenue was founded in 1898 and is an American department store chain. It is owned by the Hudson's Bay Company and is a flagship store. The corporate headquarters are located in New York City.

Statue of Liberty Cruise, NY

A symbol of America, a gift from French it is a tourist attraction and a place where 151 feet high statue stands. Nothing is better than watching the statue whilst cruising on a luxury Statue of Liberty Cruise.

Times Square, NY

Once called "The Crossroads of the World," this is nothing but an intersection in midtown Manhattan where Broadway and Seventh Avenue ends. Times Square is a popular destination of America and there is so much to do there.

Trinity Church, NY

Trinity Church, a functional, well-funded and historic church, is at 75 Broadway in Manhattan and close to the junction of Wall Street. Basically, it is visited for typical religious activities and marvelous architecture.

USS Intrepid, NY

It is famous museum located in the city of New York. The museum is basically a maritime and military history museum. The museum contains some historical ships and is hence a wonderful tourist spot for the visitors.

Wall Street, NY

The street-running blocks in the lower Manhattan of New York with 0.7 m long length is said to be as Wall Street. This leading financial center and powerful city is located in New York.

(Summer: apply when DC cruise resume)

We will start our tour from New York and Philadelphia would be our first destination to explore. We will visit Independence National Historical Park to enjoy the outside views of Independence Hall and Liberty Bell for 20 minutes.Later, we will take part in Philadelphia Double Decker to enjoy the city’s views for almost 60 minutes. Next, we will move toward Washington DC. We will enjoy the U.S. Capital In-depth tour that includes the U.S. Capitol Inside visit, outside views of the Supreme Court and the Library of Congress. We will visit the Lincoln Memorial, Korean War Memorial and Vietnam Veterans Memorial. Next we will visit the white house from outside for around 20 minutes. Before ending the tour we will enjoy Washington DC Cruise in 60 minutes.

Thomas Jefferson Memorial, Washington Monument, WWII Memorial will be our pass by attractions.

Winter Itinerary: Apply when DC Sightseeing Cruise closes

Winter Itinerary will be the same except DC Cruise will no longer be available.

 Notes:

  • DC Sightseeing Cruise is closed from Jan to Mar.
  • When the U.S. Capitol is closed,  we will see the building from outside. The Capitol Visitor Center opens for the visitors from 8:30 AM to 4:30 PM through Monday to Saturday except for Special Days
  • From the start of March to the 3rd week of April, travelers can enjoy the cherry blossom Festival to see the beautiful showcase of flowers and other events. 

Hotel: Days Inn Carslie North, Quality Inn Enola Harrisburg, Comfort Inn Capital Beltway or Similar.


Attractions

Congress Hall, PA

A building near the 6th streets and intersection of chestnut is Congress Hall. It is situated in Pennsylvania and opened in the year of 1789.

Independence Hall, PA

Located in the Independence National Historical Park, the Independence Hall is the location where both the United States Constitution and Declaration of Independence were debated, written, and ratified by the Founding Fathers of the United States.

Independence National Historical Park, PA

A stunning park with amazing historical sites in Pennsylvania is Independence National Historical Park. The sites are related to history of United States Revolution.

Korean War Veterans Memorial, DC

This memorial of Korean War Veterans is built in honors of those marines who fought for their country. A nice place with good architecture located south of the Reflecting Pool at the National Mall where you can see many artifacts.

Liberty Bell, PA

Liberty Bell Center is located in Philadelphia, PA, is the symbol of the American Revolution which was crafted in the year 1752.

Lincoln Memorial, DC

Refers to the monument constructed in honor of Abraham Lincoln who was the 16th president of United States of America. The monument is situated at the west of national Mall in Washington.

Philadelphia Double Decker Bus Tour, PA

The double-decker bus has always been a point of interest for tourists and the fact that it’s a tour through the whole of Philadelphia is what makes this bus amazing. The bus includes a total of 29 stops which means one can get off anytime. Another astonishing point is that the bus includes live commentary during the whole of the trip. The double-decker bus is a vintage bus designed on the basis of the London style and roams around the whole of Philadelphia during the tour.

Philadelphia, PA

A renowned American city with the tourist destinations like Independence Hall and Liberty Bell is Philadelphia. It is Pennsylvania’s largest city.

Potomac River Cruise, DC

Lies on the coasts of Virginia's Potomac River, and similar to Seattle, tourists can enjoy the mesmerizing sights of Washington, by Potomac Cruise which is truly a place for a relaxing and enjoyable sightseeing experience of the capital city of America.

Thomas Jefferson Memorial, DC

This is a Thomas Jefferson Memorial; he served as the third president of the United States. This remarkable neoclassical building has been standing since 1943. It has been estimated that more than 2 million people visit the memorial each year.

Vietnam Veterans Memorial, DC

Everyday hundreds of tourists and natives visit Vietnam Veterans Memorial to honor the veterans who lost their lives in Vietnam War. Built not much long ago, it is a place where you can see memorials and artifacts.

Washington, DC

The federal capital of America which is a District of Columbia is said to be as Washington DC. The state is approved in the year 1790. It has 409 feet highest elevation. The district has 22nd rank among other states of US.

White House, DC

White House is an official residence/house of president of America and the place where every government’s strategies and plans devised. The architecture of this somehow classical mansion is a global icon.

Summer Itinerary: Apply when Maid of the Mist resume

Early in the morning, we will leave to explore the Corning Museum of Glass and it will consume almost 90 minutes. Next, we will move toward Niagara Falls State Park, where Guests have an option to participate in Imax Movie and Maid of the Mist Boat Ride for almost half an hour. Later on we will also enjoy the Niagara Falls night tour for about 90 minutes.

Winter Itinerary: Apply when Maid of the Mist closed

Winter Itinerary will be the same except Maid of the Mist. It will no longer be available. 

Note:

  • Maid of the Mist usually opens for travelers from mid/late April to early November.
  • Travelers can enjoy Niagara In-Depth Tour including Old Fort Niagara, Whirlpool State Park and IMAX Movies at their own expense.

Hotel: Sleep Inn Amherst, Quality Inn Buffalo-Niagara Airport, Red Roof Inn Buffalo - Niagara Airport or Similar.


Attractions

American Falls, NY

The American Falls is part of the three waterfalls that make up the Niagara Falls. It lets visitors enjoy an exhilarating experience of its beautiful surroundings and fascinating history.

Bridal Veil Falls, Niagara Falls, NY

Falling from a height of 181 feet, the rushing waters of the beautiful Bridal falls, located between Goat Island and Luna Island, drench you with their beauty and spray.

Corning Hot Glass Show, NY

It is a Glass show held in the corning museum of glass. The museum is all about the science, art and history of Glass. The Museum is located in New York City.

Corning Museum of Glass, NY

A glass-made museum located in the NYC is known as Corning Museum of Glass. The science, history and art of the glass can be seen at this place.

Corning, NY

Corning is a city that is located in Steuben County in New York, it is situated on the Chemung River. The population of the city is around 11,000 and the city is named after Erastus Corning.

Horseshoe Falls, NY

The place is sometimes also referred to as Canadian falls. Potentially the Horseshoe Falls are the part and parcel of the famous NiagaraFalls and is located on the Niagara River. It is known as the Canadian Falls due to its location in Canada.

Jet Boat Ride, Niagara Falls, NY

Niagara Falls is a very famous spot for tourists, one thing to do there is to go on a Jet Boat Ride. This is a very exciting thing to do in Niagara Fall as it is a really different experience.

Maid of the Mist Boat Ride, Niagara Falls, NY

Maid of the Mist Boat is a famous water ride that runs in Niagara Falls. The boat tour provide beautiful scenic views to the visitors.

Niagara Adventure Movie, NY

Niagara Adventure Movie Theater is built in the Niagara Falls State Park which is located in the City of Niagara Falls. It was built in 1885 and is a really famous tourists attraction,

Niagara Fall Scenic Tour, NY

Niagara Falls comprises of mainly three waterfalls, the American Falls, Bridal Veil Falls, Horseshoe Falls. The Niagara Falls Scenic Tour explores the top-notch charms of Niagara Falls, as well as get soaked in the mists of gigantic waterfalls while discovering the beauty of this world’s wonder.

Niagara Falls, NY

For over 75 years, visitors from across the globe come to Niagara Falls, They have been able to witness the impressive nighttime illumination of the American and Horseshoe falls. Every season visitors get to experience the autumn in a new way. Complete night-view of Niagara Falls on some summer evenings might be limited or not available because of the late sunset time and the US Federal Government rules on the driving hours.

Old Fort Niagara, NY

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.

Whirlpool State Park, NY

On the north of the city of Niagara Falls, there is a park located in Niagara County known as Whirlpool State Park. From the hiking to the picnic tables and pavilions, everything can be enjoyed at this park.

On this day, we will enjoy the Niagara Falls In-depth Tour including Old Fort Niagara and Whirlpool State Park for almost 120 minutes. After this, we will enjoy the Niagara Jet Boat to make 60 minutes fully exciting. After that, guests will go to Boston to have a night stay.

Note:

  • Tourists can enjoy free time at Niagara Falls State Park, If they do not participate in Niagara Falls In-depth Tour. 
  • Due to the storm, snow, icy condition of the Niagara River Niagara Jet boat will not be available to travelers for safety purposes. The minimum age would be 4 years for this ride.
  • Niagara In-Depth Tour including Old Fort Niagara, Whirlpool State Park, IMAX Movie and NIagara Falls Day view.


Hotel: Red Roof Plus Boston Woburn, Red Roof Inn Boston - Mansfield Foxboro, Best Western Plus North Shore Hotel or Similar.


Attractions

Jet Boat Ride, Niagara Falls, NY

Niagara Falls is a very famous spot for tourists, one thing to do there is to go on a Jet Boat Ride. This is a very exciting thing to do in Niagara Fall as it is a really different experience.

Niagara Falls In-Depth Tour, NY

Niagara Falls is already a very beautiful place, it is famous for tourists who visit it in large numbers each year. It such an interesting place that people can even get an In-Depth tour so that they can understand the place better.

Old Fort Niagara, NY

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.

Whirlpool State Park, NY

On the north of the city of Niagara Falls, there is a park located in Niagara County known as Whirlpool State Park. From the hiking to the picnic tables and pavilions, everything can be enjoyed at this park.

We will start the day and enjoy the Boston Lobster Meal. Next we will go to Cambridge and participate in a Harvard University Campus tour to utilize nearly 60 minutes. We will pass by the MIT University and reach Boston to enjoy Harbor Cruise and sightsee the beauty of the city. Quincy Market will be our last destination of the day. We will drop off the travelers at the return locations.

Old Trinity Cathedral, Hancock Building, Boston Athenaeum, Boston Park, Swan Lake Park, and Golden Dome of the State House are pass by attractions.

Note:

  • Travelers have the option to end tour in Boston and schedule their flights from Boston International Airport
  • The Harvard University Campus Tour will be closed on Christmas and New Year's Day because the campus is closed.

Attractions

(MIT) Massachusetts Institute of Technology, MA

The Massachusetts Institute of Technology in Cambridge, Massachusetts is a research based university, which is well-known for its intense and highly selective academics. There are 24 Nobel Prize winners and 22 Rhodes Scholars among the alumni of this institution.

Boston Harbor Cruise, MA

The Boston Harbor cruise is lets you sit back relax and enjoy a wonderful ride through the glistering Boston waters as you catch a glimpse of the city’s gorgeous surroundings.

Boston Lobster Dinner, MA

Give your taste buds the delight of eating the best Lobster ever. Boston is known for serving more than hundred varieties of Lobsters, so don’t miss out on this treat.

Boston, MA

Boston is one of the oldest cities of US, and the capital and the largest city of the state of Massachusetts. It is well known for being the center of education and culture due to it numerous International universities and colleges.

Cambridge, MA

Cambridge is a city located in Middlesex County in the state if Massachusetts in the United States. The city is located in the north of Boston and was named “Cambridge” in honor of the University of Cambridge.

Harvard University Campus Tour, MA

Harvard University Campus Tour, MA requires no pre-registration. Harvard University presents a distinguished and long history of Harvard veterans, military service as the American politics, business and education at the forefront. It offers a highlighting tour that is truly exciting. In the fall and summer, there is a tour highlighting the opulent military history of Harvard.

Harvard University, MA

Built in 1639, in Cambridge, MA, Harvard University is the oldest university in the United States. It is one of the most famous and highly ranked institutions in the world.

Quincy Market, MA

Located in the Faneuil Hall marketplace of downtown Boston, Quincy Market is a historic building that still presents itself as a souvenir marketplace and food court.

Trinity Church, MA

Trinity Church is situated in Boston's higher class area i.e. Back Bay neighborhood. It is a district of Episcopal Diocese; this church’s stylish and lavish building has become a famous landmark in downtown.


  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.​

  Tour package price includes all the taxes.

  Free Airport pick up is available on this tour. The Tour Package price will not include Mandatory Tour Guide tips for Airport Pickup.


What's Excluded

 Attraction Admission Info: The Senior person's age of Corning Museum of Glass has been updated to 62+years old.

  Rates could alter without prior notice.

  Airport pickup service charges $10/person.

  Optional fees will be paid in cash to the guide. Optional activities price may change or can be different as displayed on the website.

  Guide will arrange meals and drinks when requested as they are not included in the package.

  Daily Service charges for driver and the guide is $10 minimum per person. 

  Such expenses as telephone services, alcoholic drinks, beverages and laundry services which are private room services.

  Services related to travel insurance.

  Other personal expenses.

Important: We never encourage customers to purchase admission packages from outside sources and try using them in this tour with discount. If they do, they must arrange transport on the same day. If you skip some attraction, you cannot do it on your own. You can sit near the bus or visit some nearby place, but you will not be allowed to sit in the bus.


Attraction Prices

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
Buffet/Group meal in East Coast. $22.00 $15.00 $22.00
Corning Museum of Glass, NY $20.00 $0.00 $17.00
Harvard University Campus Tour, MA $14.00 $12.00 $14.00
Jet Boat Ride, Niagara Falls, NY $69.00 $59.00 $69.00
Madame Tussauds Wax Museum, NY $25.00 $23.00 $25.00
Maid of the Mist Boat Ride, Niagara Falls, NY $22.25 $13.00 $22.25
Manhattan Morning Tour, NY $25.00 $15.00 $25.00
Metropolitan Museum of Art, NY $25.00 $0.00 $17.00
New York City Night Tour, NY $35.00 $25.00 $35.00
Niagara Adventure Movie, NY $12.00 $9.00 $12.00
Niagara Fall Scenic Tour, NY $45.00 $35.00 $43.00
One World Observatory, NY $39.00 $32.00 $36.00
One World Trade Center, NY $39.00 $32.00 $36.00
Philadelphia Double Decker Bus Tour, PA $36.00 $20.00 $34.00
Potomac River Cruise, DC $26.00 $18.00 $23.00
Statue of Liberty Cruise, NY $29.00 $17.00 $24.00
US Capitol In-Depth Tour, DC $28.00 $28.00 $28.00
USS Intrepid, NY $33.00 $24.00 $31.00

  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

  • Free Airport Pickup from JFK/LGA/EWR between 8:30 AM to 12:00 AM. For Domestic arrivals meet the guide at the baggage claim area and at Waiting Area for the international flight.
  • Paid pickup service is available for 24 hours. $120 for 1 or 2 persons and $10 per additional person will be charged.
  • Customers can have the option to Self-check-in of the hotel room after 4:00 PM.
  • 87 Bowery, Chinatown, Manhattan, New York, NY 10002 from 9:30 AM to 06:00 PM
  • 36-36 Prince St, 3rd Fl, unit # 306A, Flushing, NY 11354 from 9:30 AM to 05:00 PM

Return Location

  • 87 Bowery St, Chinatown, Manhattan, New York, NY 10002
  • 135-20 39th Ave, (Flushing Sheraton LaGuardia East Hotel) Flushing, NY 11354
  • Kindly book your flights to depart from (BOS) after 1:00 PM or New York (EWR, JFK, or LGA) after 7:00 PM. Free Drop off to these Airports but only at the time mentioned before.

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 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. No matter what the reason of cancellation is this processing fee will be deducted on 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 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.

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.

Reviews

Reviews

Jayden
  • 82
  • 5

The reason for taking this 7-day bus tour from Washington DC was because my kids have never been to Ney York and Niagara Falls and in their Christmas Holidays they were willing to visit it. GoldenBusTours offered us a great deal for our family members with special discounts and we had a lot of fun on visiting some of interesting locations with hotel accommodations.

Parker
  • 80
  • 4

Full of energy, we cousins 6 of us started for the trip and this bus tour did not dip our energy. The entire tour was fun. This was a 6 day tour and the Golden bus tour operated as required, the accommodation was great. We had the best time spent.

Jack
  • 74
  • 5

This was one great 5 night stay and day tour. We got to see Niagara Falls, Made of Mist, Boston, Corning, Philadelphia, NYC and Washington DC as well as an IMAX Movie. The experience was just great. I was not only able to save $79.50 but I got the finest accommodations as well. The lodging had all the basic amenities needed in a hotel and it was located at a central position in the city which meant every key site was nearby. Hats off to GoldenBus Tours for arranging such an extensive yet well organized tour.

Narindar
  • 70
  • 3

I wouldn’t believe that we have toured the entire New York City is such a comfortable and appropriate way that I couldn’t have ever imagined. Such a great bus tour, we all loved our time at Niagara Falls as well as in Boston, New York, and Washington DC. More importantly, we get to stay in the finest lodgings. Absolutely Amazing Experience!

Chun Yu
  • 43
  • 10

Quincy Market is just not that kind of place I would prefer on my trip. It’s was good to taste the Clam Chowders and those lobsters in dinner at the Boston. Harvard Universty, Niagara Falls, Philadelphia – all were remarkable to explore. Thank You. 

Rahul Sahai
  • 5
  • 0

I took 6-Day New York/New Jersey to Boston, Philadelphia, Washington DC and Niagara Falls Tour (Free Airport Pickup). I would like to especially mention about my tour guide "Daniele" who managed the tour really well. The tour started with airport pickup and they dropped us at the hotel in new jersey. And from next day onward we started visiting cities and attractions. The time allotted for attraction was good enough to explore the place. My overall experience was highly satisfying and I would recommend this tour if you want to cover main attractions in the minimum time. My only suggestion for improvement is that for Indian tourists, you can give an option of Indian food or buffet instead of only going for hibachi buffet. As there are nearby options for Indian food where the tour makes stop for lunch. Indian tourist if you want to eat Indian food you can opt out of lunch buffets and also go prepared with some food for breakfasts.

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