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7-Day Chicago to Detroit, Cleveland, Pittsburgh, Philadelphia, Washington DC, New York, Niagara Falls and Chicago City Tour

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7-Day Chicago to Detroit, Cleveland, Pittsburgh, Philadelphia, Washington DC, New York, Niagara Falls and Chicago City Tour
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Departure City Chicago IL US
Return City Chicago IL US
Language Chinese and English
Available Days Wed,Sat(2018-10-03 To 2018-12-31)
Duration 7 Day(s) / 6 Night(s)
Tour code GOL-CHI-144

Explore Millennium Park, Cloud Gate, Buckingham Fountain, Trump Tower, Magnificent Mile, 360-CHICAGO Observatory, Grant Park, Henry Ford Museum, Niagara Falls, Niagara Falls IMAX, Maid of the Mist, Old Fort Niagara, Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum, Metropolitan Museum of Art, Rockefeller Center, Wall Street, World Trade Center, Independence Hall, Liberty Bell, Lincoln Memorial, Korean War Memorial, White House, US Capitol, World War II Memorial, and Rock & Roll Hall of Fame on our exciting bus tour starting from Chicago with special discounts and hotel reservations.

Day 1
Chicago City Tour

In the morning, begin the tour from Chicago, the city of skyscrapers and magnificent architecture. Our Chicago City Tour first explores the Millennium Park in downtown Chicago. Here, guests will enjoy browsing the iconic Cloud Gate sculpture, world’s largest Buckingham Fountain, Navy Pier, Marina City, Trump Tower, Willis Tower, and much more. After that, explore the famous Chicago Theatre, a French Baroque-style old auditorium with over three thousand seats. Guests will be taken to Magnificent Mile in North Michigan Avenue highlighting the city’s renowned landmarks ranging from Art Institute of Chicago to Grant Park, historical Chicago Water Tower, and more. Discover the panoramic aerial views of Chicago at the 360-CHICAGO Observatory, as well as experience a sightseeing River Cruise to learn the secrets of the City of Skyscrapers. Overnight stay in hotels.

Hotel: Holiday Inn or Similar.

Day 2
Chicago – Detroit – Cleveland

Depart from Chicago in the morning and head straight to Detroit, the capital of automobiles and engines. Here, guests will explore the Henry Ford Museum which houses an extensive array of automobile exhibits in seven different buildings ranging from John F. Kennedy's presidential limousine to Thomas Edison's laboratory, and much more. Afterward, our group will return to the hotels to spend the night.

Hotel: Comfort Inn or Similar.

Day 3
Niagara Falls – Syracuse

In the morning, our tour group is headed to Niagara Falls. Upon arrival, guests will discover the charms of American Falls, Bridal Veil Falls, and Horseshoe Fall – all collectively make the magnificent Niagara Falls. Guests can watch Niagara Falls IMAX movie to learn more about the region’s history and culture. Ride on Maid of the Mist cruise on Niagara River to get closer to the major falls of Niagara (optional). We offer an exclusive In-depth tour to Old Fort Niagara and Lake Ontario. Step on the Goat Island and pay a visit to the renowned Cave of the Winds attraction. Later, we will return to Syracuse to spend the night.

Hotel: Days Inn, La Quinta Inn or Similar.

Day 4
Syracuse – New York

Leave Syracuse in the morning and head straight to New York City, the largest and most bustling city on the American soil. Learn about the maritime history and achievements at the Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum. Guests will appreciate exploring the Metropolitan Museum of Art, which houses the world’s largest collection of art exhibits with over two million art items collected from all around the globe. Later, all the guests are invited to board on our exclusive New York Night Tour which highlighting the vibrant nightlife scene and top-notch attractions in Big Apple including Times Square, Rockefeller Center and much more. Overnight stay in New York.

Hotel: Somerset, Sheraton, Hilton, Holiday Inn or Similar.

Day 5
New York – Princeton – Philadelphia

Today, our tour group will set off early in the morning to visit the famous sites in New York City, the largest urban city in the country. Mark the beginning of the tour by exploring the New York Wall Street in the Financial District. Board a scenic cruise on Hudson River to catch the city views from a completely different angle while getting closer to the city’s iconic Statue of Liberty. Guests will make a stop at the newly built World Trade Center, and head over to 911 Memorial which is located around the World Trade Center. After that, we will arrive in Philadelphia, the political historic city. Here, our tour group will enjoy exploring the famous Independence Hall and Liberty Bell located in the heart of Independence National Historical Park. Overnight return to the hotels.

Hotel: Comfort Inn or Similar.

Day 6
Washington DC – Pittsburgh

Today, our group will set off to discover the core charms of Washington DC, the political capital of the country. Begin the tour by visiting Lincoln Memorial honoring the former president Abraham Lincoln with a colossal marble statue placed inside. Head over to Vietnam Veterans Memorial and Korean War Memorial honoring the military individuals who lost their lives in protecting the country. Next, we will make stops at the White House and US Capitol buildings, also recognized as the most powerful buildings in the entire country, don’t miss taking photographs (outside view). Browse the charms of Washington Monument, World War II Memorial, Thomas Jefferson Memorial, and more. Return to Pittsburgh to spend the night and browse the famous Point State Park.

Hotel:Comfort Inn, Quality Inn or Similar.

Day 7
Cleveland – Chicago

In the morning, our guests will be taken to the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame. It honors the most influential artists, producers, engineers, and other notable figures among a wide array of exhibits and history achieves. After that, our tour group will return to Chicago to conclude the tour.

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

  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.

  Hotel Accommodation is included in tour.

  This is a guided tour.

  All Taxes are included.

cost Excludes

  Rates could alter without prior notice.

  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.



Attractions Adult Child(3-11 yrs) Senior (65+ yrs)
Art Institute of Chicago, IL$25.00$0.00$19.00
Cave of the Winds, NY$17.00$14.00$17.00
Chicago 360, IL$25.00$18.00$25.00
Chicago Cruise, IL$38.00$28.00$38.00
Chicago Theater, IL$15.00$10.00$15.00
Madame Tussauds Wax Museum, DC$23.00$17.00$23.00
Maid of the Mist Boat Ride, Niagara Falls, NY$19.25$11.20$19.25
Metropolitan Museum of Art, NY$25.00$0.00$17.00
New York City Night Tour, NY$25.00$15.00$25.00
Niagara Adventure Movie, NY$12.00$8.00$12.00
Niagara Falls In-Depth Tour, NY$25.00$15.00$22.00
One Liberty Observation Deck, PA$37.00$31.00$35.00
Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, OH$23.50$14.00$18.00
Statue of Liberty Cruise, NY$29.00$17.00$24.00
The Henry Ford Museum, MI$23.00$17.25$21.00
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

2100 S Wentworth Ave, (In front of library) Chicago, IL 60616 at 08:00 AM    

Returns Locations

Usually the same as departure location but different time. Some locations are only for pickup.

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

⇒  $25/Transaction reschedule fee will be incurred if the reschedule occurs 8 days or more before the departure date.

⇒  $50/Transaction reschedule fee will be incurred if the reschedule occurs 4 to 7 days before the departure date.

⇒  No request to make any change will be entertained if request is sent 3 days before the departure date
 

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

6% handling and Processing Fee in the case of any refund for all transactions.

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

⇒  $75/person or 10% of transaction amount (whichever is higher) cancellation fee will be incurred if the cancellation occurs 8 days or more before the departure date.

⇒  $100/person or 50% of transaction amount (whichever is higher) cancellation fee will be incurred if the cancellation occurs 4 - 7 days before the departure date.

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

6% handling and Processing Fee in case of any refund for all transactions.


There is no refund for unused features. You forfeit the entire payment when you are a no show.

Cancellation or Reschedule charges are applicable even if you are NOT able to take the tour because of visa rejection. If you reschedule tour and later decides to cancel it then cancellation charges will be applicable to the original departure date and not to the rescheduled one.

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.

For any refund case, we do include the discount offered already. This is where GoldenBusTours is playing its role to make sure its customers get the best available deal at an affordable price.

No refund request or complaint will be entertained after 30 days of tour departure. You have to send a formal complaint through email.

Note: More 30 days after the completion of the tour, we cannot grant any refunds.

Buy 2 Get 3rd Free: 

⇒  In the case of free passenger cancellation kindly update us 7 days before the departure. 

⇒  In the case of late cancellation request or free passenger does not show up on tour day then $128 will be charged.

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.

Mishaka
85 6

it was the start of summer, I remember the time when we found this great tour deal, which gave one free ticket for buying 2 tickets for my parents, so I got in for free. I’m an enthusiast when it comes to traveling the famous historical and wonderful places; we packed all the stuff we would need. I have seen the Silver Cloud attraction in images but it’s nothing compared to when we finally got a visit and see it from our eyes, so breathtaking. Washington DC is filling up all those memorials and burial ground, it still has some great places to explore the like the White House, National Mall, and so on. Lovely time spent on this exceptional bus tour. Thanks for providing us with the discount.

Chippo
61 4

it was such a lively time spent on the bus tour with my entire family. As we hopped in the bus, it was filled with diversity and the people came all the way from their countries and region’s to experience this tour with us. It was nothing but great. The Wall Street, World Trade Center, and Hudson River Boating gave us a good time in New York, and at Washington, we chose to spend the time around the grand monuments and visited the White House building, and US Capitol. However, the first day in Chicago was a huge drag, there was so many stops and there was so much to do, and felt a little tired of traveling. The tour offers a great chance of photographs. Overall, it was a great experience.

Naine
56 5

as we joined the team in Chicago, we didn’t realize that there was huge fun in the city is waiting for us. We had to explore the well-known landmarks in Chicago on the very first day. It was good to visit the 360-CHICAGO, Millennium Park, Buckingham Fountain, Chicago Theatre in Chicago. The start of the journey was so great, that we didn’t want to leave the city for the rest of the tour. Anyways, the New York City was great and it didn’t seem much crowded and bursting as the tour guide mentioned that it was super crowded. Our tour guide reserved some finest and suitable hotels for us,  of course, they fine. Cheers.

Lovis
45 7

we already some raging fun time we arrived from Vietnam to Chicago. The City looks so wonderful with all those massive sky touching buildings, fortunately, we had an Observatory in Chicago to visit, it was named as the 360 Chicago which helped us discover the city view is such a great way. We paid for this tour a week earlier, and we just couldn’t wait till it started. The destinations, on the other hand, at the DC and New York were great, we just enjoyed wandering the famous landmarks and it was lovely being around the tour guide so he could assist us in any way. Good hotels and service. Thumbs up

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