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

Tour Code: GOL-NYC-401A
Duration: 7 Day(s) / 6 Night(s)
Tour Guide: Chinese, English
Quality: Budget
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7-Day New York/New Jersey to Philadelphia, Boston, Niagara Falls and Washington DC In-depth Tour (Free Airport Pickup)
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Experience: UNESCO, Family

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

Tour Guide:Chinese, English


Available Days :

Wed,Sat (2017-05-17 To 2019-12-31) | Wed,Sat (2020-01-01 To 2020-12-31) | Fri (2020-05-07 To 2020-10-04)

Highlights :

Explore Wall Street, Federal Hall, New York Stock Exchange, Charging Bull Statue, Trinity Church, One World Observatory, Statue Liberty Cruise, Hudson River, Time Square, United Nation Headquarters, Independence Hall, One Liberty Observation Deck, Rocky Steps, Potomac River, Titanic Memorial, White House, Lincoln Memorial, Capitol Hill, Niagara Falls, Harvard University, First Church of Christ, Scientist, Copley Square, and Quincy Market on an exciting 7-day bus tour starting from New York and New Jersey with special discounts and hotel accommodations.

Note: Due to the ongoing cash crisis, the United Nations Headquarters buildings will be closed on weekends (Saturday-Sunday) until further notice.  

Itinerary

Airport(JFK/LGA/EWR) Pick-up Information: 

1. Every day from 8:30 am to 0:00; we provide complimentary airport pick-up at three major airports of New York: JFK, EWR and LGA, Flushing (9:30 am to 5:00 pm), and Chinatown in Manhattan(9:30 am to 6:00 pm).

2. Arrival procedure for domestic flight: ArrivalBaggage Claim areaMeet tour guide Tour guide will arrange shuttle bus service.

3. Arrival procedure for international flight: ArrivalGo through immigrationBaggage Claim AreaGo through CustomMeet tour guideTour guide will arrange shuttle bus service.

4. If customers arrived outside of the complimentary airport pickup hours, we can arrange 24 hours airport pick-up service for $120(include first 1st and 2nd persons, $10 for each additional person).

 

The first-day itinerary is for your reference only; the schedule is subject to change upon your arrival. 

Free airport pick-up service is included on the first day (excluding service fee $10/person).

Thanks for choosing your vacation with us! You can choose any one of the major airports in New York City (JFK, LGA, EWR) when you book your flight. Our professional tour guide will meet you at the baggage claim area for the domestic flight; for an international flight, please arrive at the Passenger Waiting Area for pick up. (Passengers, who arrive at Terminal 7of JFK Airport, please wait outside of the baggage claim area.) 

 

1) Guests who arrive at JFK or LGA airport before 5:00 pm will be sent to Flushing Queens. We will provide free luggage storage service, and our guests can visit nearby Queens Crossing, Macy’s Shopping Center. In addition, Flushing is a safe and booming Asian commercial and retail area with many shopping and dining options. You will experience the distinctive Asian-American culture. Jupiter Legend has its own customer service center in the center of Flushing with free baggage storage service and wifi. We will arrange a hotel drop-off service for guests based on the arrival time and the volume.

2) For those who arrive at EWR airport before 12:00 pm, feel free to take our shuttle to Jersey Garden Outlet (free). For those who arrive at JFK/LGA airport after 5:00 pm or those who arrive at EWR airport after 14:00 pm, we will directly take you to the hotel for rest. 

3) For those who do not require airport pick-up service on the first day, shuttle service will be provided at the following pick-up locations (please register when booking the tour): 

- 9:30 – 17:00 arrive at Flushing: 36-36 Prince St, 3rd fl, unit#306A, flushing ny, 11354.

- 9:30 – 18:00 arrive at Manhattan – Chinatown: 87 Bowery, Ste 201,New York, NY 10002

 

New York Morning Tour

• For guests who can meet tour guide with claimed baggage before 9:00 am at JFK/LGA airport, or arrive Flushing departure location before 9:30 am. 

• Guaranteed seats with reservation. Price:  $25/adult and $15/child (No refund will be provided if passengers couldn’t meet the tour guide before 9:00 AM because of flights delay or personal reasons).

• Book on the day of arrival (Seats limited): $25/adult and $15/child.

 

New York Night Tour

• All guests who can meet tour guide with claimed baggage before 4:30 PM, or arrive Flushing/Chinatown departure location before 4:30 PM, who can join our tailored night tour to experience the charm of “the city that never sleeps”!

• Price: $25/adult and $15/child (excludes service fee $10/person).

• Itinerary: Rockefeller Center (15 mins) → Times Square (30 mins) → An observation point in NJ (15 mins)

Hotel: Courtyard by Marriott (Newark Airport Area)/Sheraton Edison or Similar. 


Attractions

Elizabeth, NJ

Elizabeth is in New Jersey, United States and is the largest city. Recently the population has increased and its ranking was as the four largest by population. The population showed 3.7% increase in the 2000 census and from 2010 an increase of 3.2% is expected as an increase in population.

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.

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.

Skyview Centre, NY

It is a center located in downtown flushing and consists of lot of retail stores and shops. The shops and retail stores are related to different items like sports stuff and footwear etc.

At a first glance, travelling around the entire of New York City seems like the mission impossible; however, our highly organized tour is especially designed for you: by visiting amounts of famous landmarks, you will learn more of the city’s unique history, culture, and the core spirit of the New Yorkers!

Itinerary:

NYC Trinity Church (Outside Visit) → Wall Street (25 mins, Outside visit the Federal Hall & New York Stock Exchange) → Charging Bull (Taking Photos) → One World Observatory (Optional, 70 mins) → Liberty Cruise (Optional, 60 mins) → USS Intrepid(Optional, 60mins) → Hudson Yards Vessel (outside visit,20mins) → MoMA+ Fifth Avenue( optional, 120mins)

Hotel: Doubletree / Hampton Inn By Hilton (Princeton / Philadelphia Area) or similar 


Attractions

Hudson River, US

A river that flows from north to south through East NYC is said to be as Hudson River. It has a total length of 507 kilometers. Lake Tear of the Clouds is connected to this lake.

Metropolitan Museum of Art, NY

Founded privately in 1870, the "Met," as it is colloquially known, is a US National Historic Landmark, and an icon of New York City.

New York City, NY

New York City is often known as just New York, it is the most populated city of the Unite States of America. The total population of the city is 8,491,079 which is really a lot.

New York Stock Exchange, NY

The New York Stock Exchange or NYSE is often referred to as the Big Board, it is the world's largest stock exchange as far as market capitalization is concerned as it lists companies at $19.69 trillion.

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.

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.

Statue of Liberty, NY

Statue of Liberty is a splendidly huge sculpture situated on Liberty Island, New York, US. The visitors love to see this famous symbol of freedom and the history attached to it.

The Museum of Modern Art, NY

1. A world famous modern art museum and considered one of the most influential and largest of its kind situated in midtown Manhattan. It also has a library with 300,000 books approx and more than 1000 periodical titles.

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.

United Nations Headquarters, NY

Legitimately an “international phase” and not part of the America, the U.N. Headquarters practically mirrors worldwide collaboration. Constructed in 1947 and completed in 1961, the sight has captivating landscape on 18-1cre space expanded on the East River.

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.

In the morning, we will head to Philadelphia where known as the birthplace of American democracy. Later on, we will head to D.C., Washington D.C. is home to numerous national landmarks and is one of the most popular tourist destinations in the United States. The National Mall is a large, open area in the center of the city featuring many monuments to American leaders; it also serves to connect the Lincoln Memorial and the United States Capitol buildings. Located prominently in the center of the Mall is the Washington Monument. Other notable points of interest near the Mall include the Jefferson Memorial, Lincoln Memorial, Korean War Veterans Memorial, Vietnam Veterans Memorial.

Itinerary:

Philadelphia → Philadelphia One liberty observation deck (Optional, 50 mins) → Rocky Statue  (10 mins) →  Reading Terminal Market Lunch  (Optional, 40 mins) → Independence National Historical Park, outside visit Independence Hall (30mins) → inside visit Liberty Bell (30 mins)→ Philadelphia Double Decker Tour (Optional, 60mins)

Hotel: Springhill Suites by Marriott (Columbia, Maryland Area) or Similar. 


Attractions

Capitol Hill, DC

The Capitol Hill is located in Washington DC and is the seat of US Congress. The building dates back to the year 1800 but over the years it has been expanded and renovated with the addition of its well-known massive dome.

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.

It is a part of Smithsonian Institutions, dedicated to the understanding of Native cultures and history in the Western Hemisphere. National Museum of the American Indian is home to over 800,000 exhibits, as well as a wide variety of photographic archive promoting Native culture, conversions, and traditional values.

National World War II Memorial, DC

The World War II Memorial is memorial that was established in order to commemorate the fellow Americans who served the armed forces during the World War II.

One Liberty Observation Deck, PA

The One Liberty Observation Deck in Philadelphia is located in the heart of the city and is easily accessible and is in walking distance from other major attractions. You can come here during the day, during the night or be it any season, even when covered with a blanket of snow, as it is open 365 days a year.

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.

Reading Terminal Market, PA

The Reading Terminal Market is a public market found in downtown Philadelphia in Pennsylvania. Merchants gather to sell goods including produce, meat, cheese, flowers, crafts, books, clothing and other ethnic goods.

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.

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.

Washington is home to numerous national landmarks and is one of the most popular tourist destinations in the United States. The National Mall is a large, open area in the center of the city featuring many monuments to American leaders; it also serves to connect the Lincoln Memorial and the United States Capitol buildings. Located prominently in the center of the Mall is the Washington Monument. Other notable points of interest near the Mall include the Jefferson Memorial, Lincoln Memorial, Korean War Veterans Memorial, Vietnam Veterans Memorial.

Summer Itinerary: Apply when DC cruise resume, usually from April to December

The U.S. Capitol in-depth tour (Optional, 120 mins) →Library of Congress  (Visit inside, 20 mins) → DC Sightseeing Cruise (Optional, 60 mins) →National Air and Space Museum (90mins) →White House  (Outside Visit, 20 mins)→Madame Tussaud's President Gallery (Optional, 60 mins)→Ford's Theatre  (Outside Visit, 10 mins)→Lincoln Memorial, Korean War Memorial, Vietnam Veterans Memorial  (40 mins)

Special notes: If U.S. Capitol closed to visitors, we will see the exterior of the Capitol building from outside. The Capitol Visitor Center is open to visitors from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday through Saturday except for Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Day, New Year's Day and on Inauguration Day.

Winter Itinerary: Apply when DC cruise closed, usually from January to March

The U.S. Capitol in-depth tour (Optional, 120 mins) →Library of Congress  (Visit inside, 20 mins) → International Spy Museum  (Optional, 60 mins)→National Air and Space Museum (90mins) →White House  (Outside Visit, 20 mins)→Madame Tussaud's President Gallery (Optional, 60 mins)→Ford's Theatre  (Outside Visit, 10 mins)→Lincoln Memorial, Korean War Memorial, Vietnam Veterans Memorial  (40 mins)

Special notes: If U.S. Capitol closed to visitors, we will see the exterior of the Capitol building from outside. The Capitol Visitor Center is open to visitors from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday through Saturday except for Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Day, New Year's Day and on Inauguration Day.

Hotel: Genetti Hotel & Suite (Williamsport Area) or Similar. 


Attractions

International Spy Museum, DC

It is one of the most popular Museums currently existing in the United States of America. The museum is privately owned and contains collections of international espionage artifacts etc. The Museum is situated at Washington DC.

Library of Congress, DC

The Library of Congress is a research library officially serving the United States Congress and is the United States the de facto national library. It is the oldest federal cultural institution. It is a beautiful building and visiting during Spring/Summer is time-consuming as it is crowded. The reading room view from the balcony is superb.

Madame Tussauds Wax Museum, DC

It is a museum located in the capital United States of America which is Washington DC. The unique thing about this museum is that everything in it is made of Wax such as celebrity’s statues etc.

National Air and Space Museum, DC

Refers to a famous museum located in Washington DC (USA), the museum is well known for its historic Air crafts. The area of the museum is around 161,145 square foot.

National Gallery of Art, DC

The National Gallery of Art is attached to Sculpture Garden, it is an art museum and was privately established in 1937 and had recorded more than 4.2 million visitors in 2012.

National Museum of Natural History, DC

The National Museum of Natural History is located in Washington DC and is administered by the Smithsonian Museum, it is open around the year and has recorded a total of 7.3 million visitors in 2014.

Smithsonian Institution, DC

The Smithsonian Institution is located in Washington Dc, USA with museums including world’s largest museum also known as Smithsonian museum and research centers. It is also called “United States National Museum”.

US Capitol, DC

Built over 200 years ago, the popular United States Capitol is the meeting place of the US Congress. The building is well-known for its detailed dome and intricately designed, elaborate columns.

US Supreme Court Building, DC

The building is founded in 1789, located in Washington, DC and open to the public except for weekend days, is the seat of Supreme Court and judicial branch. It features all the qualities that attract a tourist in DC. Visitors wait for hours to get into this supremely beautiful building. Two justice statues are located on both sides of US Supreme Court building in foreground. Every year local and international tourists visit this place to feast their eyes.

Washington DC Night Tour, DC

Washington DC is the capital city of the United States and is also a popular attraction. With the help of Washington DC Night Tours, tourists can enjoy and see everything that the city has to offer.

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.

Arrive Niagara Falls around noon; we will start with Niagara Scenic Tour to Old Fort Niagara and Whirlpool State Park to enjoy the view of midstream and downstream of Niagara River. We will also go for the Niagara Adventure Ride of Jetboat, so-called “the Ferrari on the water”. Then we will go for the Maid of Mist Boat Tour to see the Niagara Falls. We will enjoy the IMAX movie of Niagara Falls as well. After sunset, our tour leader will take you to the Goat Island. Enjoy the night view of the falls. 

Itinerary: 

Corning glass museum (Optional, 90 mins) → Niagara Falls In-depth tour (Optional, 120 Mins including Old Fort Niagara and Whirlpool State Park) → Niagara Falls Jetboat (Optional, 60 mins) → Niagara Falls State Park → Maid of the Mist (Optional, 30 mins) → IMAX Movie (U.S.)  (Optional, 30 mins) → Goat Island → Niagara Falls Illumination and night view

Special notes: 

1. Maid of the Mist will be closed during late April to early November.

2. Niagara Jetboat tour will be closed under tough weather or river icy condition. Kid must be 4-year-old or above to be on board for safety concerns.

3. For better service quality, our tour leader will adjust the tour itinerary to guarantee guests see the falls illumination according to the actual sunset time.

Hotel: Holiday Inn Niagara Falls (hotel in Niagara Falls area) or Similar. 


Attractions

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.

Goat Island, NY

A small island in the Niagara River between Horseshoe Falls and Bridal Veil Falls is known as Goat Island. It is one of the most visited islands located in New York City.

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 Falls Illumination

The City of Niagara Falls is famous for its name and the beauty it contains, it is also the place for the famous Niagara Falls water fall, hence the name. it is visited by many people each year.

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.

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.

We will cross the upstate New York and leave for Boston when you enjoy the magnificent view of the Erie Canal and mountains on our comfortable tour vehicles.

Itinerary: 

Cambridge →Harvard University Campus tour (Optional, 60 mins) → Massachusetts Institute of Technology (passing by) → Christian Science Church - The Mother Church, The First Church of Christ (Outside visit, 20mins) and Copley Square, Trinity Church of Boston and John Hancock Tower (Outside visit, 20 mins) → “The Freedom Trail of Boston” walking tour  (Complimentary) → Lobster Meal

"The Freedom Trail of Boston” walking tour: Walking through Boston Common, Park Street Church, Granary Burying Ground, Massachusetts State House, Old State House, Site of Boston Massacre, Faneuil Hall and so much more.

Hotel: Doubletree by Hilton Boston (North Shore, Massachusetts Area) or Similar. 


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.

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.

Copley Square, MA

Copley Square is a famous location in Boston due to its hotels and their best living accommodations. Almost every hotel in this place provides a scenic view of bay to the residents.

Freedom Trail, MA

A 2.5 miles long path located in the downtown of Boston is called Freedom Trail. The self-guided tour of this trail can also be enjoyed through Freedom Trail map available at the location.

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.

John Hancock Tower, MA

The John Hancock Tower or the John Hancock Center is a 100 story building in Boston. It is 1,127 feet tall, its construction started in 1965 and was completed in 1969.

Lobster Dinner, Boston, MA

Seafood is one of the most liked food in the world, lobster is something that tastes absolutely delicious and if you want to enjoy it to the fullest then you should go to Lobster Dinner in Boston.

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.

Itinerary: 

Boston City → Boston Harbor Cruise (Optional, 60 mins) → Quincy Market (50 mins) → We will separate the groups to different vehicles according to drop-off locations by the end of the tour/Return to departure location. 


Attractions

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, 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.

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.


  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 Mercedes High Top Van.

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

  Tour package price includes all the taxes.

  Free Airport Pickup is available on this tour.


What's Excluded

  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 $12 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
International Spy Museum, DC $26.45 $15.85 $21.15
Jet Boat Ride, Niagara Falls, NY $69.00 $59.00 $69.00
Lobster Dinner, Boston, MA $32.00 $32.00 $32.00
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 $15.00 $11.00 $15.00
Niagara Falls In-Depth Tour, NY $45.00 $35.00 $43.00
One Liberty Observation Deck, PA $15.00 $10.00 $15.00
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
The Museum of Modern Art, NY $25.00 $0.00 $18.00
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.
  • 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
  • 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.

Return Location

  • 135-20 39th Ave, (Flushing Sheraton) Flushing, NY 11354
  • Free Drop off to depart from (BOS) after 1:00 PM or New York (EWR, JFK, or LGA) after 7:00 PM
  • 87 Bowery St, Chinatown, Manhattan, New York, NY 10002

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.

 

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

Yee
  • 62
  • 5

The seafood market had this strong odor of fishes which nearly made me throw up but I managed myself. We took great photographs throughout our days of the trip on the bus. And, I would like to appreciate the kind efforts of the tour agent on the bus who made our journey even more wonderful with friendly and appropriate services. My kids loved it!!

Tsang
  • 49
  • 7

well that’s the drawback if you don’t like some attraction you must waste your time and then move to the next with the tour team. As though I have never been on a bus tour before but I like how it was managed that we didn’t have to do anything like the hotels were all set for us. Amazing time at Niagara Falls, NY, and DC. Thanks for the tour!

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