7-Day New York/New Jersey to Washington DC, Philadelphia, Boston, MIT, Harvard University, Corning and Niagara Falls Tour (Free Airport Pickup)

Tour Code: GOL-NYC-385A
Duration: 7 Day(s) / 6 Night(s)
Tour Guide: Chinese, English
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7-Day New York/New Jersey to Washington DC, Philadelphia, Boston, MIT, Harvard University, Corning and Niagara Falls Tour (Free Airport Pickup)
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Experience: UNESCO, Family

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

Tour Guide:Chinese, English


Available Days :

Daily

Highlights :

Explore Independence Hall, Liberty Bell, Lincoln Memorial, Vietnam and Korean War Memorials, National Air & Space Museum, White House, World War II Memorial, Corning Museum of Glass, Niagara Falls, American Falls, the Horseshoe Falls, Bridal Veil Falls, Old Fort Niagara, Erie Canal, Harvard University, MIT, Boston Harbor, and Quincy Market on an exciting three-day bus tour starting from New York and New Jersey with special discounts and hotel accommodations.

Itinerary

On the first day of our tour, guests will land at any of the airports in the New York or EWR airport New Jersey. Guests will be greeted by our tour agent at the luggage claim area. For those, who will be landing at the JFK and LGA airport before 5, they will be escorted to Flushing, Queens. Rest of the people arriving at EWR before 12:00 PM will be provided an optional tour to the Jersey Garden Mall. You can also join our night tour of ‘Sleepless Town’ at some additional cost to explore the vibrant nightlife. *For other time arrivals at the airport, paid pick-up service will be available as $120 for 1 or 2 persons and $10 for each additional person, within the 24 hours.

Hotel: Ramada Plaza by Wyndham Newark International Airport, Sheraton Edison Hotel Raritan Center, The Spa At The Heldrich, Crowne Plaza Newark Airport or Similiar.


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.

Tour A (Walking Tour $60/pax): Guests will be provided an in-depth tour of the Manhattan, we will be visiting some of the famous landmarks of the city such as Manhattan Chinatown, Manhattan Bridge, Confucius Plaza, Civic Center, Manhattan Municipal Building, New York County Supreme Court, City Hall, Brooklyn Bridge, Grand Central Terminal, Chrysler Building, MetLife Building, New York Public Library, Bryant Park, Lady M, Central Park, Strawberry Fields, The Lake, Bethesda Fountain, and The Mall.

Tour B (West Point and Shopping Tour $45/pax): Today we will visit West Point Military Academy. We will have a guided tour led by the official guide and then get a chance to visit the West Point Museum. Please make sure to bring photo ID for verification and International travelers should carry visa and passport. Arriving at Manhattan, guests will be given ample time to enjoy shoping tour at the Woodbury Common Premium Outlets, where you can grab yourself some discount on your favorite brand.

Note: If you don't want to visit the West Point Academy then you can go for shopping.

Tour C (Free Tour $30/pax): Arriving at Manhattan in the morning, guests can either our exclusive helicopter tour of the city [additional cost applies] or roam the city on ground. We will try to visit almost all of the city’s attractions such as Lincoln Center, New York Stock Exchange, Columbia University, and American Museum of Natural Arts. Furthermore, enjoy some shopping at the Bloomingdale's flagship store or Century 21 department store.

Hotel: Ramada Plaza by Wyndham Newark International Airport, Sheraton Edison Hotel Raritan Center, The Spa At The Heldrich, Crowne Plaza Newark Airport or Smiliar. 


Attractions

American Museum of Natural History, NY

It is one of the largest museums in the world. The American Museum of Natural History has more than 33 million specimens of animals, plants, fossils, rocks, minerals, meteorites, human cultural artifacts and even human remains, but only a fractions are displayed at a single time. The museum receives around 5 million visitors annually.

Bryant Park, NY

it is a exquisite park to have a time out and relax on a sunny day. Its main purpose is to make amusing and lively graphic, traditional and rational open air involvement of New Yorkers and others.

Central Park, NY

Central Park was established in New York in 1857, it is an urban park which is situated in Manhattan. It is the most visited urban park in the United States and is built on area of 778 acres.

Confucius Plaza, NY

It is one of the iconic landmarks in the Chinatown of New York. Confucius Plaza was built in the year 1972 which resides over 762 apartments and an iconic Statue of Confucius positioned at the front of the building. It was built exclusively for Chinese-Americans, recognized as the largest public funding housing structure.

Grand Central Terminal, NY

The Grand Central Terminal is a rail road terminal at the 42nd street. The Grand Central Terminal 48 acres and has as many as 44 platforms which is more than any other railroad in the world.

Manhattan Bridge, NY

The Manhattan Bridge is a deferment connection that passes the East River in New York City. This is the toll-free tourist passage and is straddling the East River; it also has very attracting scenery and tourist loves it.

Manhattan Municipal Building, NY

It is a is a 40-story building located at the Centre Street in Manhattan with a remarkable Renaissance & Roman Imperial styled architecture. Manhattan Municipal Building is one of the world’s largest governmental buildings with a height of over 180-meters.

New York City Hall, NY

Located at the very heart of City Hall Park in Lower Manhattan, New York City Hall is primarily known as the oldest city hall on the American soil. Built in the year 1812, New York City Hall showcases a spectacular French Renaissance Revival with interior Georgian Revival architecture. It is also designated as the National Historic Landmark.

New York Public Library, NY

The New York Public Library is a public library which houses at least 53 million item. The Library was established in 1895 and has 87 branches, its collection is over 52,946,398.

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.

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.

Woodbury Commons Premium Outlets, NY

In the central valley New York, the famous outlet centre is known as Woodbury Common Premium Outlets. These outlets are opened in the year 1985 as a Simon Property Group Subsidiary.

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!

NYC Trinity Church(Outside Visit) → Wall Street (25 mins) → Charging Bull (Taking Photos) → One World Observatory (Optional, 70 mins) → Liberty Cruise (Optional, 60 mins) → U.S.S Intrepid (Optional, 60 mins) → Times Square (20 mins) → Madame Tussauds New York (Optional, 50 mins)  → Metropolitan Museum (Optional,100 mins)  

We will also Pass by: the Fifth Avenue, Rockefeller Center, World Trade Center and so on.

Hotel:Ramada Plaza by Wyndham Newark International Airport, Sheraton Edison Hotel Raritan Center, The Spa At The Heldrich, Crowne Plaza Newark Airport or Similiar.

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 "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.

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.

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.

In the morning, we will head to Philadelphia where known as the birthplace of American democracy. Late on, we will visit Washington, D.C., Monuments, museums, and Americana characterizes this historic city.

(Summer: apply when DC cruise resume)

Philadelphia → Independence National Historical Park, outside visit Independence Hall, outside visit Liberty Bell (20 mins) → Philadelphia Double Decker (Optional, 60 mins) → Washington D.C → the U.S. Capitol in-depth tour (Optional, 120 mins) → White House (Outside Visit, 20 mins) → Lincoln Memorial, Korean War Memorial, Vietnam Veterans Memorial (40 mins) → DC Sightseeing Cruise (Optional, 60 mins)

We will also pass by Thomas Jefferson Memorial, Washington Monument, WWII Memorial and more

(Winter: apply when DC cruise closed)

Philadelphia → Independence National Historical Park, outside visit Independence Hall, outside visit Liberty Bell (20 mins) → Philadelphia Double Decker (Optional, 60 mins) → Washington D.C → the U.S. Capitol in-depth tour (Optional, 120 mins) → White House (Outside Visit, 20 mins) → Lincoln Memorial, Korean War Memorial, Vietnam Veterans Memorial (40 mins)  

We will also pass by Thomas Jefferson Memorial, Washington Monument, WWII Memorial and more.

Hotel:Holiday Inn Gaithersburg, Crowne Plaza Harrisburg Hershey, Holiday Inn Harrisburg/Hershey, Four Point By Sheraton York or Similiar.
 

Notes:

1. DC Sightseeing Cruise is usually to be closed from Jan to Mar.

2. If U.S. Capitol closed to visitors, we will see the exterior of the 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 and on Inauguration Day.


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.

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.

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 Monument, DC

On the National Mall in Washington, Washington Monument is an obelisk designated in October 1966. More than 600,000 visitors visit this park every year. It has been reopened for tourists after repairing due to earthquake and hurricane in Virginia.

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.

The group will set off in the morning and arrive at the Corning Museum of Glass in an afternoon. Immerse yourself in the glass exhibits and glass artifacts ranging back to over thirty-five centuries, here we can enjoy the museum’s renowned Hot Glass Show operated by professional glass designers. The tour will be reaching the Niagara Falls after the lunch. The breathtaking beauty of Niagara Falls and the thundering roars of all the three major falls; American Falls, Horseshoe Falls, and Bridal Veil Falls will fascinate the visitors. The fun will begin as soon as you board on a Maid of the Mist Adventure boat ride, carrying tourists closer to the falls (In winter, relish the Niagara Jetboat instead of Maid of the Mist boat ride). Next, the dramatic Niagara IMAX documentary will tell you everything about the Niagara Falls. Then, our guests can either chose to stay in the park and explore it on their own or participate in our In-Depth Niagara Tour to explore the Old Fort Niagara and Whirl Pool State Park (fee included as 25/person & $15 entrance charges). You can also enjoy the night view of the beautiful Niagara Falls. We may not have the night on certain days due to late sunset.

Hotel: Adam's Mark Buffalo, Radisson Hotel Niagara Falls-Grand Island, DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Buffalo - Amherst or Similiar.


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.

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:

Niagara Falls In-depth tour (Optional, 120 Mins including Old Fort Niagara(60mins) and Whirlpool State Park(15mins) ) → Niagara Falls Jetboat (Optional, 60 mins) → Boston → Hotel

Special notes:

1. If not join the Niagara In-depth Tour, you can stay at the Niagara Falls State Park with longer free time.

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

Hotel:DoubleTree by Hilton Boston North Shore, Four Points by Sheraton Wakefield Boston Hotel Or Radisson Hotel & Suites Chelmsford-Lowel or Similia


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.

In the morning, we will start the tour with explore Cambridge and Boston and taking the cruise to enjoy a breathtaking view of the Boston harbor. The next stop is the old Quincy Market. The Market was also surrounded by dozens of restaurants for dining option with a variety of authentic cuisines, and absolutely, you cannot miss the famous New England clam chowder.

Boston Lobster Meal  (Optional, 60 mins) → Cambridge → Harvard University Campus tour (Optional, 60 mins) → Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT, passby) → Boston City Sightseeing (Bus tour) → Boston Harbor Cruise (Optional, 60 mins) → Quincy Market (50 mins) → Airport Drop-off / New York

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

Notes:

1. You can leave from Boston International Airport for saving time to New York City. 

2. There is no campus tour on 12/25/2019 and 1/1/2020,we will have guided tour with your tour leader on Christmas Day(12/25/2019)and New Year's Day(01/01/2020)


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.


  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

  Most of the Tours are conducted in 55 seats Air conditioned bus. Some time Tour is conducted in Mini Van based on number of customers.

  Tour is inclusive of hotel accommodation.

  Inclusive of all taxes.

  Tour is accompanied by tour guide.

  Free Airport Pickup is available on this tour.


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)
(MIT) Massachusetts Institute of Technology, MA $14.00 $12.00 $14.00
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. $0.00 $0.00 $0.00
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 $19.25 $11.20 $19.25
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 $25.00 $15.00 $25.00
Niagara Adventure Movie, NY $15.00 $11.00 $15.00
Niagara Fall Scenic Tour, NY $45.00 $43.00 $35.00
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
West point and Shopping Tour $45.00 $45.00 $45.00

  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.
  • 36-36 Prince St, 3rd Fl, unit # 306A, Flushing, NY 11354 from 9:30 AM to 05:00 PM
  • 87 Bowery, Chinatown, Manhattan, New York, NY 10002 from 9:30 AM to 06:00 PM

Return Location

  • 87 Bowery St, Chinatown, Manhattan, New York, NY 10002
  • 135-20 39th Ave, (Flushing Sheraton) 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.

 

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

Areesha
  • 42
  • 4

I really enjoyed this tour with my friends. Our tour guide was nice places were great! I felt that this tour is quite affordable considering the places we visit and the hotels we stayed in.

Radda
  • 40
  • 9

New York is my hometown for over 20 years from now. I have always thought that I knew everything about this city, its attractions, and landmarks. But I was not entirely correct since on this bus tour, they let us explore the true core spirit of Big Apple. Not only that, we will also best explore the Philadelphia, Boston, and DC. Best service with a tour guide! We loved the trip, the best!!!

Fabia
  • 32
  • 12

I learned that traveling on a bus full of people is not my thing. Admitting the tour bus people did try to us to the top-notch attractions and provided the best hotels, but we must cover a lot of distance to reach our destinations. My kids really had fun at the Niagara Falls, probably since it’s the most beautiful natural site in our country. Could be a perfect experience for me, although it was fun and lovely.

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