7-Day New York to Watkins Glen, Niagara Falls, Corning Hershey Chocolate World, Philadelphia, Washington DC, Boston and Cambridge Tour (Free Airport Pickup)
Tour Code: GOL-NYC-526A
Duration: 7 Day(s) / 6 Night(s)
Tour Guide: Chinese, English
- 7 Days left
Experience: UNESCO, Family
Extra (Excluded): Wifi, Meal etc...
Tour Guide:Chinese, English
Tue,Fri,Sun (2022-12-02 To 2023-02-17)
Visit New York, Washington, DC (American Remark Tour, Capitol 360 Panorama Tour), Philadelphia (Philadelphia Ancient Capital Ruins), Boston (Freedom Trail Walking Tour, Harvard University, Trinity Church), Niagara Falls, Corning (Corning Museum of Glass), Finger Lakes, Hershey (Hershey Chocolate World), New Haven (Yale University In-Depth Tour), Watkins Glen (Watkins Glen State Park).
When you arrive at New York airport, if your flight is domestic flight please wait at the baggage claim area; If your flight is international flight please wait at the exit. Guests who arrive at JFK or LGA or EWR airport before 12:00pm will enjoy free transfer to Manhattan where they can take an optional Manhattan in-depth tour (Minimum 4 pax). Arrival JFK/LGA airport between 12:00pm -5:00pm have the option to tour the Flushing, Queens at their own leisure, we'll provided free left-luggage, and our guests can visit nearby Queens Crossing, Macy's Shopping Center. Guests arriving after 5:00pm will directly be transferred to hotel. Those arriving at EWR after 2:00pm at noon may transfer to the hotel (check-in after 3:00pm). All who arrive before 5:00pm can join an optional Night Tour of the city.
Flushing pick up 5:00PM:（133-35 Roosevelt Ave, Flushing, NY 11354）
Times Square pick up 6:00PM: （321 W 42nd St, New York, NY10036 ）
Manhattan Half Day In-Depth Tour
We will start from High Line Park and walk toward Chelsea Market, followed by the famous Vessel before heading to the Empire State Building (exterior view). We will pass by Fifth Avenue, Metropolitan Museum of Art, and Central Park during the walk. You can extend the trip by entering the Empire State Building and Metropolitan Museum of Art, but after it, you will need to arrange your own transfer to the meetup point.(Overtime activity, the fees are paid as overtime working fee for the driver and tour guide. Guests can choose 100% freely. Guests could buy ticket to enter into Empire State Building and Metropolitan Museum of Art for a full day visit, but, after it, they need to arrange their own transfer to get to the meet up point in time for the hotel shuttle.）
NYC Night Tour
Take you to enjoy the glamorous night view of New York City: start from Brooklyn Bridge Park to Rockefeller Center, then end our trip in Times Square.(Overtime activity, the fees are paid as overtime working fee for the driver and tour guide. Guests can choose 100% freely)
Hotel: Holiday Inn or Similar.
Today we will enjoy free day at own leisure in New York. The Big Apple, The City That Never Sleeps, The Cultural Capital of the World... whatever you call New York City, its impact on worldwide culture and business is undeniable. Seeing this famous metropolis is something no one ever forgets!
Hotel: Holiday Inn or Similar.
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.
Today, we are going to explore the Big Apple, New York City. Financial Center: We will walk on the Wall Street, and visit Trinity Church, New York Stock Exchange and Federal Reserve Bank of New York. You will also have a chance to take a picture with the statue of George Washington and the Charging Bull. You can get on top of the One World Trade Center to overlook the city. (If One World Observatory is closed, Empire State Building will be the replacement).
American Spirit : Then we will take Statue of Liberty Cruise getting a view of Manhattan, Statue of Liberty and photo with Brooklyn Bridge.
Best of the world: Take an in-depth tour of the Intrepid Sea, Air and Space Museum, Then follow the local guide to Midtown Walking “Grand Central Station”, which will take you back to the scene more than 100 years ago. Madame Tussauds is one of the most unique attractions, located in the heart of Times Square. Come face to face with 200+ of your favorite A-Listers, artists, athletes, and more!
Landmark exploration: Explore the famous landmarks of America by visiting Times Square, NASDAQ Stock Exchange and Broadway theatre.
Hotel: Holiday Inn or Similar.
Enjoy the impressive view of New York City walking on the Brooklyn Bridge which is an hybrid cable suspension bridge with striking architecture.
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.
There was a time when this building was the tallest building of the world. Still it is a well-known building, the mighty Empire State Building is 102 stories high, and on 86th floor there is an observation deck, where you can look at the city from every angle.
Federal Hall are the two historic buildings located in the heart of Wall Street, NYC. The original exterior was inspired by Greek building designs and the structure as a whole was completed way back in 1703. This building served as the New York’s first City Hall. It covers a total land of 0.45 acres and served a total of 156,707 visitors in 2004 alone.
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.
A maritime and military history museum with ships collection located in NYC is Intrepid Sea, Air and Space Museum. The museum is located in Manhattan.
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.
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.
Founded privately in 1870, the
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.
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.
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.
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 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.
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, 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.
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.
Today, we will visit Philadelphia to take a Ancient Capital Ruins tour, which we will see Independence Hall and the Liberty Bell. Afterwards we will continue on to Washington, DC，and we will stop the Capitol building , then pass the FBI headquarters, CIA, IRS and other office buildings. and you have chance to view South Gate of the White House South Lawn, outside view of U.S. Department of the Treasury). Also we can take an optional to take a Washing D.C Cruise, then head to Lincoln Memorial, the Vietnam War Memorial, and the Korean War Memorial).
DC Cruise starts from March 15th, and there will be cherry blossom cruises. The boat tours are remarkable, and you can view the monuments and blossoms, besides enjoy at the bar having blossom drink specials. The monuments mesmerize as you see from moonlight cruises.
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.
A stunning park with amazing historical sites in Pennsylvania is Independence National Historical Park. The sites are related to history of United States Revolution.
Liberty Bell Center is located in Philadelphia, PA, is the symbol of the American Revolution which was crafted in the year 1752.
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.
A renowned American city with the tourist destinations like Independence Hall and Liberty Bell is Philadelphia. It is Pennsylvania’s largest city.
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.
Today we will enter Hershey Town to visit Hershey's Chocolate World , see the whole process of chocolate production. Then we will go to visit Corning Glass Museum. We will also go to visit the Watkins Glen and Finger Lakes (*Considering of the time/traffic/weather). After that, we'll drive to Niagara Falls and have a chance to take the Colorful waterfall tour (Deep into Niagara Falls State Park and see a wide range of exotic flowers; step on the observation platform of Terrapin Point of Goat Island, and Luna Island, touch the water in the nearest distance. Experience the colorful night view of the three major waterfalls Horseshoe Falls, Bridal Veil Falls, and American Falls, as well as the magnificent nature).
Hotel: Holiday Inn or Similar.
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 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.
The group of eleven roughly north-south, narrow and long lakes in Central NYC is known as Finger Lakes. These lakes are suggested to be visited in the summer season to enjoy water rides.
Hershey’s Chocolate World is located in the chocolate town of Pennsylvania. It is actually the name given to eight different visitor centers which got started in Hershey.
Hershey is a well-known brand in confectionary industry; the company is located in the township of Derry which is in Pennsylvania United States Of America. The company was found by Milton.S.Hershey.
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.
The Village located outside the Watkins Glen is known as Watkins Glen State Park. It is located in the region of Finger Lakes. The park remains open for public throughout the year.
Today we will visit the Niagara Falls where we will take the Touching Niagara Fall (Overlook the spectacular Niagara Fall on viewing waterfall observation deck. Watch the Niagara Falls IMAX movie (winter) or take the Maid of the Mist (summer). Then along Niagara wooden walkway, climb halfway up the hill to the American Falls and come to State Park). When back to the shore after the end falls, we will come to the foot of the waterfall by following the tour guide. Afterwards, we come to state park, where are many amusements and small shops in the summer, and sometimes a local flea market, selling local Indian artifacts. You can choose enjoy free time or take an optional Niagara Scenic In-Depth Tour (Experience Niagara Falls like never before! This in-depth tour takes you on an exploration of historical Niagara. Discover Old Fort Niagara and the Whirlpool State Park, for a glimpse into an often unseen side of the falls). The Cave of the Winds on the New York side of Niagara Falls is an attraction which allows people to walk along pathways on the river at the base of the American Falls. It is open in the summer. Afterwards, we will continue to Boston. We will take a World-famous university tour including the Harvard University and passing by Massachusetts institute of technology. After we arrived at Boston China Town, you can enjoy Boston Lobster Meal on your own expenses.
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 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.
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.
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 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.
In the morning, we will first see the World-famous Building of Boston. Then brings you a deep tour of walking to Boston Freedom Trai. Afterwards we will take a Revolutionary Cradle tour. For those guests who leaving the tour from New York, we will exclusive offer free attraction - Yale University. Please refer to the "Departure & Return" for more details about pick up and drop off.
Return Flight Arrangement:
Customers could book flights depart from Boston Airport(BOS) after 12PM at noon;
Or proceed to New York Airport, customers could book flights depart from JFK/ LGA after 7:00PM, EWR after 8:00PM or leave the tour at Flushing or Manhattan;
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.
The private Ivy League research university in New Haven USA is Yale University. In the year 1701, the university has been founded for the research students in all over the world.
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. No refund will be issued for any attraction that you will miss.
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. Tour Guide usually speak the language based on Group size.
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.
Tour is inclusive of hotel accommodation.
Free Airport pick up is available on this tour. The Tour Package price will not include Mandatory Tour Guide tips for Airport Pickup.
Rates could alter without prior notice.
Airport pickup service charges $5/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.
|Attractions||Adult||Child(3-11 yrs)||Senior(65+ yrs)|
|Boston Lobster Meal, MA||$35.00||$35.00||$35.00|
|Corning Museum of Glass, NY||$20.00||$0.00||$17.00|
|DC Cruise, DC||$25.00||$15.00||$25.00|
|Harvard University, MA||$16.00||$10.00||$16.00|
|Hershey World 4D Movie, PA||$8.20||$7.20||$8.20|
|Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum, NY||$33.00||$24.00||$31.00|
|Madame Tussauds Wax Museum, NY||$40.27||$40.27||$40.27|
|Maid of the Mist Boat Ride, Niagara Falls, NY||$25.25||$14.75||$25.25|
|Manhattan Half Day In-Depth Tour, NY||$35.00||$25.00||$35.00|
|Metropolitan Museum of Art, NY||$25.00||$0.00||$17.00|
|Midtown Walking Tour, NY||$18.00||$18.00||$18.00|
|New York City Night Tour, NY||$35.00||$25.00||$35.00|
|Niagara Fall Scenic Tour, NY||$29.00||$25.00||$27.00|
|Niagara Falls Night Tour, NY||$35.00||$25.00||$35.00|
|One World Trade Center, NY||$48.00||$42.00||$46.00|
|Philadelphia Double Decker Bus Tour, PA||$36.00||$20.00||$36.00|
|Statue of Liberty Cruise, NY||$35.00||$28.00||$33.00|
|Watkins Glen State Park, NY||$15.00||$13.00||$15.00|
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.
- Complimentary Airport Pickup service is available from three Airports (LGA, EWR, JFK) between 8:30 AM to 12:00 AM.
- 133-35 Roosevelt Avenue, (New York Food Court) Flushing, NY 11354 before 5:00 PM
- 2048 86th St, Brooklyn, NY, 11214 at 6:00 PM.
- Paid pickup service is available for 24 hours. $120 for 1 or 2 persons and $10 per additional person will be charged.
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. The 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.
Cancellation and Refund Policy
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.
⇒ A 10% cancellation fee of the total tour purchase will be incurred if the cancellation occurs 10 days or more before the departure date.
⇒ A 25% cancellation fee of the total tour purchase will be incurred if the cancellation occurs 6 to 9 days before the departure date.
⇒ A 100% cancellation fee of the total tour purchase will be incurred if the cancellation occurs 5 days before the departure date.
There is no refund for unused features. You forfeit the entire payment when you are a no-show on the departure date for any reason including COVID.
An add-on fee of 6% for handling fees is charged in addition to the above penalties. No matter what the reason for cancellation is, the processing fee will be deducted on each refund.
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. We reserve the right to cancel or re-schedule any tour departure with respect to operating requirements 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 amount we received for the booking of the tour. We will try our best to re-book the same or similar tour if the future travel plan suits you. We are not responsible for any cancellation penalties that may have been incurred on any other travel arrangements like separate purchase of air tickets, visa cost, taxi fare etc. We are not liable for any other travel arrangements that have been affected as a result of the cancellations.
Note: More than 30 days after the completion of the tour, we cannot grant any refunds.
Cancellation and reschedule charges are applicable even if you are NOT able to take the tour because of visa rejection, COVID or any other serious issue. If you reschedule a tour and later decide 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.
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.
If you want to reschedule your tour (change the departure date or choose a different tour) then a reschedule fees may be applied. No reschedule request will be entertained within 8 days before the departure date.
Cancellation and reschedule charges are applicable even if you are NOT able to take the tour because of visa rejection.
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 2 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.
No Child rate. Each traveler will be charged the same price.
Buy 2 Get 3rd discounted: Get 3rd Ticket on special discounted rates on the purchase of 2 tickets.
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.