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7-Day New York to Washington DC, Philadelphia, Boston, Niagara Falls, Harvard University and New York Halloween Parade Tour (Free Airport Pickup)

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7-Day New York to Washington DC, Philadelphia, Boston, Niagara Falls, Harvard University and New York Halloween Parade Tour (Free Airport Pickup)
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Departure City New York City NY US
Return City New York City NY US
Language Chinese and English
Available Days 2016-10-26
Duration 7 Day(s) / 6 Night(s)
Tour code GOL-NYC-348A

Visit historic places of America, including Flushing Queens, Madam Tussaud’s, UN Head Quarter, 911 Memorial, Boston Harbor, Harvard, MIT, White House, Golden Globe of State House, Niagara Falls, Corning Glass Museum, Chelsea Market. You will also enjoy the famous NYC Annual Village Halloween Parade Tour, High Line Park and many more amazing places! Accommodation and transport are inclusive.

Day 1
Hometown – New York City (Self-guided tour)

Guests arriving by flight can choose a free pick up service from all three airports, JFK (John F. Kennedy International Airport),  LGA (LaGuardia Airport), EWR (Newark International Airport)] 

Guests will meet our tour guides at the baggage claim area for domestic flights, or the exit just outside the Customs for international flights. However, guests who arrive at Terminal 7, JFK can meet the guide outside the Baggage Claim area.

Guests arriving before 1 PM at LGA or JFK can opt for the Flushing, Queens, for a half a day tour, and enjoy the rest of the day there, before getting back to the hotel.

 Those arriving at EWR will be taken to the hotel directly. For EWR customers arriving before 12 in the noon can take our exclusive tour Jersey Gardens Outlet.

All those customers who arrive before 4:30 pm can join an exclusive night tour of New York City for an additional cost $25 per person.

Note: 1st Day itinerary is for reference. It may change upon arrival

Hotel: Sheraton/ Hilton/ Doubletree/ Radisson/ Hotel Somerset/ Lafayette Yard Hotel/ Wyndham Garden/ Crowne Plaza/ Courtyard/ Hilton Garden/ Holiday Inn or Similar.

Day 2
New York City Tour

In morning, we will head to the famous landmarks of New York, including New York Stock Exchange, Charging Bull Statue, Wall Street, South Street Seaport, Federal Hall, Liberty Cruise, USS Intrepid, New World Trade Centre, Empire State Building, Times Square, MOMA Museum, UN Headquarter Building, and Rockefeller Centre. By evening, we will head back to the hotel to catch some rest. We will also visit the Madame Tussauds Wax Museum, but if the traffic condition is bad, we will visit the Madame Tussauds in Washington D.C. instead.

Also, if the time allows, we will also visit the Metropolitan Museum and Madame Tussauds. And if we plan for these two locations, the New York City Tour will be shifted to the last day of the trip.

Hotel: Sheraton/ Hilton/ Doubletree/ Radisson/ Hotel Somerset/ Lafayette Yard Hotel/ Wyndham Garden/ Crowne Plaza/ Courtyard/ Hilton Garden/ Holiday Inn or Similar.

Day 3
Philadelphia – Washington DC

In the morning, we will head to Philadelphia, and visit the very famous landmarks such as Independence Hall, Independence National Historical Park, and the Liberty Bell. We will then head towards Washington D.C, and take a tour of White House, and visit Madame Tussauds President’s Wax Museum, Capitol Hill, Capital Harbor Cruise, Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History, Korean War Memorial, Washington Monument, and Vietnam Veteran Memorial.

Hotel: Marriott Gaithersburg, Marriott Bethesda or Similar.

Day 4
Washington DC – Corning – Niagara Falls

In the morning, we will leave Washington D.C, and head towards and through the New York to visit Corning Glass Museum. After enjoying till afternoon there, we will travel across and visit the famous Niagara Falls and enjoy the Maid of the Mist, Spirit of Mist, and the illumination of Niagara Falls at night. However, we may not cover night in summers due to late sunset.

You will also be enjoying the IMAX movie on the history of Niagara Falls, after which you will either have the option to choose in-depth tour of Niagara Falls (Fee for an in-depth tour: $25 per person), or you may opt to explore Falls Park till the return to the hotel. However, the in-depth tour of Niagara Falls include the visit to Whirlpool Park, Old Fort Niagara, and also enjoy some of the native dance shows of the locals. Some of the shows might be unavailable due to Government regulation on late night driving, and traffic congestion.

We will head back to the hotel by evening to stay overnight.

Note: In winters, the boating operations are closed. If time allows, we will have the chance to enjoy Niagara Jetboat.

Hotel: Adam's Mark/ Radisson/ RIT/ Rochester Plaza/ Park Plaza/ Holiday Inn/ Clarion Hotel or Similar.

Day 5
Upstate New York – Boston

We will be crossing the upstate of New York and leave for Boston, where you can see the magnificent view of Erie Canal and mountains. By afternoon, we will arrive in Cambridge, MA, and visit the world's top university, Harvard. You will will see the Harvard’s oldest campus,and take a picture of John Harvard, and the MIT’s main buildings in the background. For the rest of tour, we will pass by Hancock Building, Boston Athenaeum, Trinity Cathedral, Boston Park, Swan Lake Park, and the famous Golden Dome of State House. Also, you will have the famous Boston Lobsters for dinner!

Hotel: Sheraton/ Doubletree/ Radisson/ Courtyard/ Four Points/ Wyndham/ Holiday Inn or Similar.

Day 6
Boston – New York City’s Annual Village Halloween Parade Tour

We will begin our morning with the cruise ship, and across the Boston Harbor, enjoying the fascinating view. Our next stop will be Quincy Market, where we will buy some souvenirs. 

After a few hours, we will head back to NYC’s Fifth Avenue, and enjoy few hours in the shopping paradise of the world.   After shopping spree, we will guide you to the Village Halloween Parade, where you will play some “treat or trick” games, and some scary, hilarious and inventive games- this is the famous party in New York, and a must-visit party too!

By later tonight we will head back to the hotel, and stay overnight.

Hotel: Sheraton/ Hilton/ Doubletree/ Radisson/ Hotel Somerset/ Lafayette Yard Hotel/ Wyndham Garden/ Crowne Plaza/ Courtyard/ Hilton Garden/ Holiday Inn or Similar.

Day 7
New York fashion landmark tour – Home

On the last day, we will visit some famous places, including 911 Memorial and Museum, The New World Trade Center, and the Manhattan Skyline. Afterwards, we will head to the High Line Park, and the Hanging Garden of New York.  You will be enjoying lobsters, scallops and shrimps at the Chelsea Market.

In afternoon, we will drop you off at the airport for free, to mark the end of the spectacular tour.

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

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

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

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

  Tour package price includes all the taxes.

  Free Airport Pickup is available on this tour.

cost Excludes

  Fares for air travel and transport from home to and from the location chosen for pick-up.

  Airport pickup service charges $8/person.

  Expenditure for personal purposes.

  Fee for Optional Activities and entrance. Pay in cash to the tour guide. He will arrange tickets.Some attractions might be closed on public holidays. Optional activities price may change or can be different as displayed on the website.

  A minimum tip of $8 per passenger per day for Tour Guide and Driver is not included in the price of the tour package. Pay it in cash to Tour guide and bus driver. This service fees collected from passengers complement the incomes of the driver and the tour guide.

  Travel insurance.

  Though the meals are excluded,but the guides will arrange them for you.

  Room fees of personal nature, such as, laundry fees, telephone, service fees of valets, expenses on alcoholic drinks and what you buy from the mini bar. However, specified fees may be included.

Important Notice: Passengers are discouraged from purchasing admission packages from sources outside and trying to use them for this tour provided at a discounted price. In case they want to do so, they must arrange transport the same day.



Attractions Adult Child(3-11 yrs) Senior (65+ yrs)
911 Memorial Museum, NY$24.00$15.00$18.00
Boston Harbor Cruise, MA$22.00$17.00$20.00
Boston Lobster Dinner, MA$32.00$32.00$32.00
Corning Museum of Glass, NY$19.50$0.00$16.60
DC Cruise, DC$26.00$18.00$23.00
Empire State Building, NY$34.00$27.00$31.00
Jet Boat Ride, Niagara Falls, NY$66.00$56.00$56.00
Madame Tussauds Wax Museum, NY$25.00$23.00$25.00
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
New York City Night Tour, NY$25.00$15.00$25.00
Niagara Adventure Movie, NY$12.00$8.00$12.00
Niagara Falls In-Depth Tour, NY$25.00$15.00$22.00
Statue of Liberty Cruise, NY$29.00$17.00$24.00
Thundering Water Show, NY$20.95$13.00$20.95
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

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.

Free Hotel Transfer, If you arrive before 6:00 PM 87 Bowery (2nd Floor), Chinatown, New York, NY 10013

Free Hotel Transfer, If you arrive before 5:00 PM 131-80 39th AVE Flushing, NY 11354

Returns Locations

Free drop-off at LGA, EWR, JFK for return flights booked after 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.

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.

Somanshu
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the things that I admire about the 7-day busses trip were its best accommodations, visiting sites, discounts, and that exclusive Halloween Parade Tour. Annually the New York City holds a world-renowned Halloween Parade party which let the visitors immerse in the Halloween-themed adventures, fun activities, and costumes. Children of mine were just so excited about it, the entire journey of seven days. They have so much enjoyment. Thanks for letting my family enjoy the famous places! Loved it!

Nadeesh
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Philadelphia is the city holding country’s most valuable historic landmarks. Thanks to excellent destinations on our trip that we finally had the chance to fully explore the Independent Hall, Liberty Bell, and other. The presidential wax sculptures were an amazing work by the artists at the Madame Tussauds Museum. The Niagara Falls, Boston Harbor cruise, and attractions like that made our tour enjoyable. How could I miss the Halloween party at the New York? it was the best recall the Halloween’s scary spirit. Glad we had the best time.

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