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

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7-Day Chicago to Niagara Falls, Baltimore, Pittsburgh, Washington DC, Philadelphia and New York City Tour
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Departure City Chicago IL US
Return City Chicago IL US
Language Chinese and English
Available Days Wed(2017-04-01 To 2017-11-30)
Duration 7 Day(s) / 6 Night(s)
Tour code: GOL-CHI-113

Enjoy a seven-day guided tour of the stunning places like Chicago, Detroit, the Art Institute of Chicago, Grant Park, Chicago Water Park, 360 Chicago, Fifth Avenue, Rockefeller Center, Cloud Gate, Memorial Fountain, Art Institute of Chicago, Grant Park, Ground Zero, Thundering Water Cultural Show, Cleveland, Pittsburgh, Niagara Falls, Washington DC, Baltimore, Philadelphia and New York with hotel and transport facilities.

Day 1
Chicago City Tour

We will enjoy a tour of the beautiful city of Chicago. Some of the places we will visit include the Millennium Park, the Clarence Buckingham Memorial Fountain, and the Navy Pier. We will also enjoy an exclusive tour of the Chicago Theatre before proceeding to Michigan Avenue, home to the Art Institute of Chicago, Grant Park, the historic Chicago Water Tower as well as a number of boutique stores and shopping malls. We will also enjoy a beautiful river cruise to check out impressive views of the beautiful city of Chicago. During winter you can also go for an in-depth walking tour of underground pedway system instead of river cruise.

Hotel: Comfort Inn O’Hare or Similar.

Day 2
Chicago – Detroit

We will start our tour in Detroit, the capital of automobile. We will pay a visit to the Henry Ford Museum for a look at the history of Ford as well as the Industrial Revolution. There is an impressive collection of automobiles at the museum, some of which are famous such as the Rosa Parks us, the John F. Kennedy’s presidential limousine and Abraham Lincoln’s chair from Ford’s Theater.

Hotel: Quality Inn & Suites North Youngstown or Similar.

Day 3
Detroit – Pittsburgh – Washington DC

We will make our way to Pittsburgh in the morning.  Pittsburgh is dubbed as “the Steel City” thanks to over 300 steel-related businesses in the area. It is also known as the “City of Bridges” thanks to its 446 Bridges. While there, we will pay a visit to the Point State Park. In the afternoon, we will make our way to Washington, DC. While in the city, we will check out many interesting places such as the Korean War Memorial, the Vietnam Veterans Memorial, the Washington Monument, the US Capitol (outside view), White House (outside view) and the Lincoln Memorial. We will also take an exclusive sightseeing cruise along the Potomac River and have an opportunity to take photos of the White House from the outside.

Hotel: Comfort Inn Capital Beltway or Similar. 

Day 4
Baltimore – Amish – Philadelphia – New York Night Tour

We will pay a visit to the colorful city of Baltimore in the morning before making our way to a County home of the Amish. At Lancaster, we will learn of the Amish way of life which is yet to embrace technological changes over time. We will then make our way to Philadelphia, the birthplace of American democracy where we will check out the Independence National Park, the Liberty Bell, and the Independence Hall. We will then make our way to New York in the evening. There will be an optional night tour of New York available for $25. The 3-hour tour will include a visit to the Rockefeller Center, the Times Square and a tour of the Hudson Riverside.

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

Day 5
New York City Tour

There are plenty of interesting places to visit in the gorgeous city of New York. We will check out places such as the Empire State Building, and the USS Intrepid. We will also sightsee the New York Stock Exchange, Times Square, the Metropolitan Museum of Art, Madame Tussauds and enjoy a sightseeing cruise on the Hudson River for a glimpse of the Statue of Liberty and the Brooklyn Bridge.

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

Day 6
New York – Niagara Falls

We will enjoy wonderful sceneries as we make our way across the states of New York and Pennsylvania on our way to the magnificent Niagara Falls.  At the falls, depending on the weather, we will be able to enjoy a ride aboard the ‘Maid of the Mist boat.' In winter, we will enjoy Jet Boat Ride only if we have enough time. We will also check out the Horseshoe Fall, the American Falls, and the Bridal Veil Fall.

Later in the day, you can choose to on an in-depth tour of the Niagara Falls (Tour Fee: $25/person, including $13 for the admission ticket). The in-depth tour will cover the Niagara Whirlpool State Park and the U.S historical landmark-Old Fort Niagara.  Later in the evening, we will watch the Thundering Water Cultural Show which showcases the impact of the falls on the native culture.

Hotel: Days Inn Erie, Comfort Inn Erie or Similar.

Day 7
Cleveland – Chicago/Homeland

We will pay a visit to Cleveland in the morning. While in the biggest city along the Erie Lake in the State of Ohio, we will pay a visit to the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum where we will learn of the impressive story of the Rock and Roll. Later in the day, we will make our way back to Chicago.

You can also avail drop off at O’Hare International Airport (ORD). Book your flights after 7:00 pm from ORD.

IMPORTANT NOTES
  • 1. The order of itinerary may change without any notice depending on weather situations or for some other unforeseen circumstances.
  • 2. The order of activities held during the tour is planned by the tour guide. So, it may be different from what is mentioned on the tour page. On fewer occasions, Tour Guide has to skip an attraction or few during the tour depending on weather, traffic, group interest or some other reason.
  • 3. Some attractions are seasonal. So, when they are closed they will be replaced with some other attraction.
  • 4. You can skip some optional activities during the tour and plan something on your own. Make sure that you coordinate with Tour guide and stay with the group with next activity. Please note you cannot stay on the bus if you skip some optional activity.
  • 5. Probable hotel names are mentioned in the itinerary. It can be similar or a different hotel of the similar rating. Exact Hotel details can only be provided one day before the departure.
  • 6. Maximum 4 people of any age can stay in 1 Room in the hotel.
  • 7. These tours are conducted in a group. A group can have people of several cultures. We expect each person to coordinate with Tour guide to make sure things are on track.
  • 8. Though attractions are optional but you have to at least take 2 attractions.
cost includes

  Passengers will be picked up and dropped off at their chosen locations. (Please take notice of locations and times of pick up)

  All tours are carried out in air conditioned bus. We may also use a minivan depending on the number of people booking the tour.

  A professional tour escort will be with you throughout the tour.​

  Tour package price includes all the taxes.

cost Excludes

  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 $8 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.



Attractions Adult Child(3-11 yrs) Senior (62+ yrs)
Amish Farm and House, PA$20.00$13.00$20.00
Art Institute of Chicago, IL$25.00$0.00$19.00
Chicago 360, IL$25.00$18.00$25.00
Chicago Cruise, IL$35.00$21.00$32.00
Chicago Theater, IL$15.00$10.00$15.00
DC Cruise, DC$26.00$18.00$23.00
Empire State Building, NY$34.00$27.00$31.00
Maid of the Mist Boat Ride, Niagara Falls, NY$18.25$10.65$18.25
Metropolitan Museum of Art, NY$25.00$0.00$17.00
Native American Cultural Show$20.95$13.00$20.95
New York City Night Tour, NY$25.00$15.00$25.00
Niagara Falls In-Depth Tour$25.00$15.00$22.00
Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, OH$23.50$18.00$14.00
Statue of Liberty Cruise, NY$29.00$17.00$24.00
The Henry Ford Museum, MI$21.00$16.00$19.00
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

207 W Cermak Rd. Chicago, IL 60616 at 8:00 AM

Paid pickup service is available for 24 hours. $120 for 1 or 2 persons and $10 per additional person will be charged.

Returns Locations

207 W Cermak Rd. Chicago, IL 60616 at 7:00 PM

Important Notes
  • 1. Arrive at departure location 10 to 15 minutes before the mentioned time to make sure you catch the bus on time. If in case you are late, the bus will not wait for you at the location and ultimately you will miss the entire tour (no refund in this case).
  • 2. Return time on the website is just an estimation. Expect some variation always. Time may change depending on traffic and weather situations
  • 3. There is a possibility that tour operator may use a shuttle to drop you off at the return location. It usually happens in the case of multiple return locations.
  • 4. You can leave the tour at any place only after signing a Tour Departure Form for leaving the tour early.
  • 5. Please note that price will stay the same even if you leave the tour early.
  • 6. If you have booked a pre-tour hotel stay, then you will have to arrange your own transport from hotel to departure location.
  • 7. If you have booked extra night hotel after the tour, then you will arrange transport from drop off point to hotel.
  • 8. On West Coast tours some bus operators have a lot of departure locations. A slow start is expected on these tours.
Reservation, Booking & Redemption

Terms & Conditions

Any travel service purchases indicate your acceptance of the Terms & Conditions set out herein.

You are advised to carefully read through and understand these Terms & Conditions before making your booking.


Tour Confirmation

You will get an email immediately once you place an order. Tour Confirmation usually takes 2, 3 days except for urgent order. Urgent orders can be confirmed in a day or even few hours, but we can’t assure success in these cases. On fewer occasions, some of the others may require a longer period of time for confirmation. You are advised not to book airline tickets unless you have received the confirmation.


E-Ticket (Mandatory to be on bus)

Your e-ticket includes complete operator information such as local telephone numbers at your destination. You are required to print the e-tickets and bring them along with you on the trip. They will be needed as proof of purchase.


Changes in Booking

You may incur a fee for any revisions or alterations made to the reservation when the booking has already been confirmed. Cancellation fees may be applied to things such as name changes or corrections. They may also apply to tour date changes or tour itinerary changes. Please note that no departure changes are permitted 72 hours before departure.


Changes in Tour Itinerary

We are continuously striving to improve tour itineraries and features. In the event of unforeseen circumstances that are beyond the control, we do reserve the right to vary the itineraries and to substitute hotels. Duplicate departures may operate during certain peak periods, sometimes in reverse order. As such, hotels may vary from those included on the itinerary pages.

Reschedule

​If you wish to reschedule your tour (change the departure date or choose a different tour) then a reschedule fees may be applied. A reschedule fees of $25 or 6% (which one is higher) will be applied. Please note that all reschedule requests should be made before 18 days of tour departure. Requests made after the mentioned duration shall not be entertained.​

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

Pricing

1. One room can accommodate maximum 4 people. Even if you are 5 people including 1 month old baby you still need 2 rooms.

2. If you can carry your child up to 3 years of age then you do not need to book seats for him. It may vary from one tour to another.

3. Service providers hold the right to change the itinerary and hotel arrangements without any notice.

4. Child (0-9 years) and Single traveler going on the tour have special rates. These prices vary from one tour to another.

5. Meals and Attractions are not included. You can ask your tour guide to try to arrange the meal for you as per your requirements. For attractions, admission fees pay it to the tour guide on the tour.

6. Prices may change without any notice because of prices fluctuation in the market.

7. All prices mentioned on the website are in US dollars.

8. In Case of Bank Wire Transfer customer have to bear Wire transfer fee.

9. Tour package price is inclusive of taxes.

10. Tour Prices are every individual and in view of room inhabitance.

Child Rate:

Child rates are applicable for children between (0-12 years) of age. Parents are advised to bring car seats for the safety of their child.

Buy 2 Get 3rd discounted: Get 3rd Ticket on special discounted rates on the purchase of 2 tickets.

Cancellation

No matter the reason for the cancellation, we are forced to carry costly charges from out travel and hotel providers in the form of penalties and fees that re-incurred when there is a cancellation of confirmed or pending bookings. As such, there are cancellation penalties or fees incurred. Determination of the time of cancellation will be done when the notice is received and confirmed by our office. You must make any notice of cancellation directly to GoldenBusTours by email or webmail at the Contact Us section.

We reserve the right to cancel or re-schedule any tour departure with respect to operating requirement or circumstances beyond control. In case a cancellation is made at any given moment in time before departure, our only liability as GoldenBusTours will be to refund you, the passenger with the amount we received for the booking of the tour. We will try our best to re-book the same or similar tour. We are not responsible for any cancellation penalties that may have been incurred on any other travel arrangements inclusive of separate purchase of air tickets.

We are not liable for any other travel arrangements that have been affected as a result of the cancellations.


Cancellation charges 

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

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

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

 

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

In order for there not to be a cancellation, a minimum number of participants are required. We reserve the right to cancel a scheduled trip although every effort is made by us to ensure that normal operations are maintained.

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

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

Buy 2 Get 3rd Free: 

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

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

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

Responsibility
1. We highly recommend you to provide your flight details while booking tour with us or at least send us flight details via email 3 days before your tour departure. In case of non-compliance, you will be asked to join your hotel on the first day of tour at your own expense
 
2. Please check our return timings before booking your return flights at the end of the tour. During high season (National and Summer Holidays) book your flights at least 1 hour later than the suggested time.

3. Before booking any tour make sure to go through every detail like tour itinerary, tour price, cancellation policy,  reschedule and refund policies.

4. You should either bring a printed copy of your E-Ticket or bring it in your smartphone on the day of tour departure. You should also bring a valid photo ID along with your E-Ticket. In the case of any issues for not carrying E-Ticket or Photo ID GoldenBusTour will not be responsible.

5. Make sure to provide a valid phone number so we can reach you in the case of any emergency.

6. Please read all important notes, inclusion, exclusion section, terms and conditions, policies and below notes.

    6a. Tour Operator holds the right to cancel the tour at any time depending on poor weather condition or some other unforeseen circumstances. However, GoldenBusTour will update its customers about the cancellation and shall not be held accountable for charges other than tour fees.

    6b. Change in tour price will not affect any confirmed booking.

    6c. Tour Operator can change the order of itinerary at any time without any notice.

Frederick
56 9

I travelled to many places in USA and discovered a lot everywhere. However, I found Niagara Falls highly exceptional. Now I realize how millions of tourists go to view the breathtaking waterfalls of this place.

Andr Sous
47 8

I was looking for a time off from work and from all the daily duties of this human race. My sister recommended this trip and I am extremely grateful to her and the Golden Bus Tours that made this trip happen.

Andrews
46 7

My wife booked this tour and I went with her. A nice trip and we had time to sort out lots of issues in person. It was really entertaining. This was a 7 day tour to beautiful places that we had not seen though we are staying here over 2 years.

Gang
38 3

I was looking for a time off from work and from all the daily duties of this human race. My sister recommended this trip and I am extremely grateful to her and the Golden Bus Tours that made this trip happen.

Kuang
21 2

We visited so many places while departing from Chicago in morning. The tour was of seven days and the tour agents described all the places we were about to visit in the entire tour. Everything was well organized. We visited Cleveland, Pittsburgh, Niagara Falls, Washington DC, and Baltimore, Philadelphia and New York and few others on our seven days tour.

Sean Flem
20 2

I really wanted to visit the Niagara Falls and finally as part of this package I did. The Golden Bus Tours was an amazing deal. The hotels were also great. It was the perfect package.

Shepherd
19 2

I had been on this tour venture and undoubtedly it was informative. I had a lot of fun and a legendary experience. My god, unbelievable but true that I saw so many vantage points and every moment was thrilling. The 7 day tour was valuable, every bit of it.

Nobleman
18 3

I always had a dream of visiting the Niagara falls and so, I am not lying when I say my dream came true. Excellent care and service from golden bus tours. Take a bow.

Melvin
17 2

Visit to Chicago was my childhood dream. I was very impressed with this city and always loved to view pictures of this beautiful city. I am happy to view this place in real.

Marcel
14 2

This was a planned tour with friends. The tour was good and the entire experience amazing. The accommodation was slightly disappointing when compared to the tour. This is still a very good tour.

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