7-Day Tour to Niagara Falls, Toronto, Ottawa, Montreal, Thousand Islands from Philadelphia

Tour Code: GOL-PHI-111
Duration: 7 Day(s) / 6 Night(s)
Tour Guide: Chinese, English
Quality: Budget
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7-Day Tour to Niagara Falls, Toronto, Ottawa, Montreal, Thousand Islands from Philadelphia
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Experience: UNESCO, Family

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

Tour Guide:Chinese, English


Available Days :

Mon,Fri (2016-06-16 To 2023-12-31) | Mon,Fri (2020-04-03 To 2020-12-31)

Highlights :

Explore Corning, Niagara Falls, Ottawa, Thousand Island, Montreal, Boston, Quebec, New York City, Washington DC, Old Fort Niagara, White House, Times Square, Capitol Hill, Whirlpool State Park, Liberty Bell, USS Intrepid, Hancock Building, Boston Athenaeum, Boston Park, Quincy Market, and Philadelphia on this exciting 7 days guided bus tour with hotel accommodation and transportation at a deal-breaking prices with great discounts.
Night view of Falls may not be possible on few departure days due to late sunset.

Itinerary

Tourists will be taken to the famous landmarks in Philadelphia such as Liberty Bell, Independence Hall and the Statue of George Washington the first president of America. Tourists will take pictures and explore the area with a tour guide. Then the crew will head to Washington DC. Lincoln Memorial and Korean Vietnam War memorial are the first places that would be visited by the tourists. Then visitors will be taken to the Air and Space Museum where visitors will get fascinated by the latest science and technology relating to aircrafts. Then the crew will head to Potomac river while on the way visitors will also see the US Capitol and White House from outside. After arriving at the Potomac River, visitors will cruise around and spend some relaxing time in the evening there. We will go to International Spy Museum when DC cruise is closed in winter.

Hotel: Holiday Inn/ Shippen Place Hotel/ Crowne Plaza or Similar.


Attractions

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.

International Spy Museum, DC

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

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 Air and Space Museum, DC

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

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.

US Capitol, DC

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

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 tour will begin in the morning. We will first stop at the Corning Glass Museum where the visitors will be amused by the incredible glass objects located in the museum. The next destination: National Niagara Falls State Park. At the park, visitors will catch the fantastic sight of Niagara Falls. Visitors will take pictures and spend amazing time at the Falls. Then tourists will watch IMAX movie in Cinema at the same park. After this, we will take Maid of the Mist Boat ride to get closer the Falls. Tourists will then decide whether they want to explore the Niagara Falls Park on their own or go on the in-depth tour of the Falls to explore the Niagara Fort and Whirl Pool State Park. At night time visitors will enjoy the beautiful night view which we may skip when sunset is too late.

Note: We will do Jet Boat Ride when Maid of the Mist is closed during winter. It only operates when weather conditions allow.

Hotel: Adams Mark Hotel, Radisson Hotel, Holiday Inn, Clarion Hotel or Similar.

Effective dates from 4/3/2020

(Summer: apply when Hornblower Niagara Cruise resume ) : 

Corning glass museum (Optional, 90 mins) → Niagara Falls State Park → US Niagara IMAX Movie (Optional, 30 mins) → Niagara Falls In - depth tour (Optional, 120 Mins including Old Fort Niagara and Whirlpool State Park) 

(Winter: apply when Hornblower Niagara Cruise closed):  

 Corning glass museum (Optional, 90 mins) → Niagara Falls State Park → US Niagara IMAX Movie (If time allows, Optional, 30 mins) → Niagara Falls In - depth tour (Optional, 120 Mins including Old Fort Niagara and Whirlpool State Park) → Niagara Falls Jetboat (Optional, 60 mins)


Attractions

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 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.

Jet Boat Ride, Niagara Falls, NY

Niagara Falls is a very famous spot for tourists, one thing to do there is to go on a Jet Boat Ride. This is a very exciting thing to do in Niagara Fall as it is a really different experience.

Maid of the Mist Boat Ride, Niagara Falls, NY

Maid of the Mist Boat is a famous water ride that runs in Niagara Falls. The boat tour provide beautiful scenic views to the visitors.

Niagara Adventure Movie, NY

Niagara Adventure Movie Theater is built in the Niagara Falls State Park which is located in the City of Niagara Falls. It was built in 1885 and is a really famous tourists attraction,

Niagara Falls In-Depth Tour, NY

Niagara Falls is already a very beautiful place, it is famous for tourists who visit it in large numbers each year. It such an interesting place that people can even get an In-Depth tour so that they can understand the place better.

Niagara Falls, NY

For over 75 years, visitors from across the globe come to Niagara Falls, They have been able to witness the impressive nighttime illumination of the American and Horseshoe falls. Every season visitors get to experience the autumn in a new way. Complete night-view of Niagara Falls on some summer evenings might be limited or not available because of the late sunset time and the US Federal Government rules on the driving hours.

Old Fort Niagara, NY

Situated close to Youngstown in New York, US, Old Fort Niagara is a reinforcement constructed to safeguard the interests of New France in America. The Niagara fall and the museum have made the place even more attractive.

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 summer season: The journey will start in the mooring while crossing a beautiful bridge named as Rainbow bridge on the way to Niagara Falls. Skylon Tower is the spot where visitors will have the delicious meal and then continue the journey to see the gigantic Niagara Falls. As the Toronto city is the nation’s busiest city, the crew will travel inside the city, watch the CN Tower and later visit Lake Ontario to relax and catch the gorgeous sight of the place. Tour will then head to Parliament House of Toronto and Regency Lake. In the evening, the tour will head to North America to have the best Chinese food in China Town.

In winter season: The journey will begin in the morning to reach Canada to watch the gigantic Niagara Falls that is seven hundred and seventy-five feet tall. Have the best meal at Skylon Tower and watch IMAX movie. Visit CN Tower on the way to Ripley Aquarium to watch the incredible wildlife creatures. Then the group will head to Casa Lomas Castle to watch the ancient Canadian cultures. However on the way visitor will also see the famous landmark such as City Hall and Provincial Parliament House. In the evening of the day, visitors will head back to North America to have the delicious dinner at Chinatown.

Hotel: Crown Plaza, Don Valley Plaza or Similar.

Effective dates from 4/3/2020

 (Summer: apply when Mariposa Toronto Harbor Cruise resume): 

Hornblower Niagara Cruise (Optional, 30 mins) → Skylon Tower, Lunch (Optional, 100 mins) → CN tower (Optional, 60 mins) → Mariposa Toronto Harbor Cruise (Optional, 60 mins) → Toronto Chinese Dinner (Optional, 60 mins) If time allows, we will visit Ripley's Aquarium of Canada (Optional). We will also pass by: Rainbow Bridge, Toronto City Hall 

(Winter: apply when Mariposa Toronto Harbor Cruise closed): 

Skylon Tower, Lunch (Optional, 100 mins) → CN tower (Optional, 60 mins) → Ripley ’ s Aquarium of Canada (Optional, 60 mins) → Casa Loma (Optional, 45 mins) → Toronto Chinese Dinner (Optional, 60 mins) We will also pass by: Rainbow Bridge, Toronto City Hall


Attractions

Casa Loma, ON

Casa Loma located in midtown Toronto, is known for its architecture. It is a Gothic Revival style house and gardens which was built back in 1914. It is a popular museum and landmark of the area.

China Town, ON

China Town, Toronto was first developed during the 19th century and is one of the largest China Towns of North America, there are six China Towns in Toronto.

CN Tower, ON

The CN tower is a concrete communications tower and is 553 meters tall, it was built on old railway lands and was completed in 1976 and became the world’s largest freestanding structure.

IMAX Theatre, Niagara Falls, ON

In the premises of Niagara Falls, there is film theatre known as IMAX Theatre. People visit this theatre to enjoy live shows and movies related to Niagara’s History.

Lake Ontario Cruise, ON

It refers to the cruise service of Lake Ontario which is among the five great lakes of North America. The northern, western and southwestern part of the lake is in Canada and the eastern part is in US.

Mariposa Toronto Harbour Cruise, ON

If you want to see and enjoy everything that the Toronto Harbor has to offer then you should probably seek help from Mariposa Cruises. This service will give you a detailed tour or cruise of the Toronto Harbor that you should enjoy.

Niagara Falls, ON

Niagara Falls is situated on the border of Canada and the United States, this is why there is an other City of Niagara Falls that is situated on the Western Bank of the river in Ontario Canada.

Rainbow Bridge, ON

The Rainbow Bridge is also known as the Niagara Falls International Rainbow Bridge. It is an arch bridge over the Niagara River and is very famous tourists site. It connects New York and Ontario.

Ripleys Aquarium of Canada, ON

Ripley’s Aquarium of Canada is a public aquarium located in Toronto, Ontario. The aquarium is owned by Ripley Entertainment and is one of the three aquariums owned by the company.

SkyLon Tower Lunch, ON

At the Skylon Tower situated at the Niagara Falls in Ontario Canada, there lies a revolving restaurant which is about 775ft above the Niagara Falls. It gives one rotation per hour and meal is served with leisure.

Skylon Tower, ON

The Skylon Tower is located in the Niagara Falls at Ontario in Canada. It is headed towards the sky and gives a 360 degree of the Niagara Falls. The tower is 263 meters above the Niagara Falls.

Toronto Chinese Dinner, ON

To have delicious dim sum dinner on Chinese restaurants of Toronto is a wonderfully memorable experience. The food stuff is superbly yummy, inexpensive and satisfying with incredibly splendid scenery and sound around.

Toronto City Hall, ON

Toronto City Hall represents the history of the city and the creation of itself. It has a volume of things for its visitors to learn about from Council Chambers to Podium Green Roof.

Toronto, ON

Situated along the south northern coast of the Lake Ontario, Toronto is great and culturally diverse. The green trees and ravines, trails and parks and recreation are the things attracting visitors in a great number.

In summer season: The first destination of the tour will thousand Island that is located between Canada and America. Visitors will spend some amazing time at the location by cruising around the stunning lake at Thousand Island where the beauty of nature is breathtaking. The next destination would be the capital of Canada: Ottawa. Reaching at Ottawa visitors will be taken to National War Memorial and other famous spots on the way such as Parliament Building and Peace tower located at Ottawa. The next destination is Montreal, where the visitors will visit the city that is however also named as French capital depicting French culture. Visitors will be taken to famous spots such as their markets and famous beautifully designed buildings. Crew will also visit the famous landmark at Montreal: Olympic Stadium, tourists will wander around the huge Olympic stadium and then pass by Notre Dame Basilica. 

In winter season: Beginning the tour in the morning and reaching Canada’s capital city: Ottawa. Visitors will go to the famous landmarks located in Ottawa such as National War Memorial, Parliament House, and Peace Tower. Spending sufficient time at Ottawa crew will head to Montreal that is also named as the French city in America. Tourists will visit the city depicting French culture. The famous landmark in Montreal is the Olympic Stadium would be visited will a guided tour map. We will pass by Notre-Dame Basilica.

Hotels: Gouverneurs Hotel/ Des Seigneurs Hotel/ le Dauphin/ Holiday Inn or Similar.

New itinerary for 2020

Itinerary:

 (Summer schedule: apply when Thousand Island cruise resume.)

Hotel → Thousand Islands → Canada Thousand Islands Cruise   & Thousand Islands Breakfast (Optional, 75 mins) → Ottawa → National War Memorial (Canada), Ottawa Parliament (Outside visit, 30 mins) → Montreal → Double Decker Montreal (Optional, 60 mins) → Old Montreal

Passing by: Montreal Notre-Dame Basilica

 

Special Notes: Thousand Islands Cruise is usually available from Apr to Nov, depending on weather.

 

 (Winter schedule: apply when Thousand Island cruise close.)

Hotel → Ottawa → National War Memorial (Canada), Ottawa Parliament (Outside visit, 30 mins) → Montreal → Double Decker Montreal (Optional, 60 mins) → Old Montreal

Passing by: Montreal Notre-Dame Basilica


Attractions

Government Buildings, QC

The Government buildings that are popular to visit in Quebec are Parliament Building, Passport Application Service Centre and the memorial of honorable Robert Coates.

Montreal Tower Observatory (Olympic Stadium), QC

Refers to the 165 meter tower, which is considered the tallest tower in the world which is inclined, the tower is tilted for about 45 degree as compared to 5 degrees of Leaning Tower of Pisa.

Montreal, QC

Refers to the largest city of Quebec, the city has the population of 1.65 million; however this population is according to the census of 2011. The population predominantly speaks French.

National War Memorial, ON

It is a war memorial to commemorate the deaths of the Canadian people who died in the world war one. The height of the memorial is 70 ft. and the material used is granite and bronze.

Old Montreal, QC

The oldest part of Montreal city is called Old Montreal. It has impressive views and amazing people to meet with for the tourists. Strolling down the city will make the tour unforgettable.

Olympia Village, QC

Presenting the amazing rural scenery of Quebec, Canada, villages with close to nature atmosphere, Olympia Village is cool place to visit. It also grants easy approach to Niagara Falls.

Olympic Stadium, QC

It is an Olympic stadium situated in Canada; geographically it is located in the province of Quebec near the famous Olympic park. The capacity of the stadium is 66,308 and height is 165m.

Ottawa, CA

The city is situated on Ottawa River with its most marvelous tourist points like loveable large museums, Victorian style in buildings and its Centre Parliament Hill. A fantastic place for art lovers!

Parliament Hill, ON

The area of Crown Land on Southern Banks of Ottawa River is said to be as Parliament Hill. It is located in the province of Ontario.

Peace Tower, ON

A clock tower and focal bell sitting on the Centre Block’s central axis is known as Peace Tower. The tourists also know it with the name of ‘Tower of Victory’.

Thousand Island Cruise, ON

It is a cruise service which you can avail to tour the thousand islands. Through the boat you can see some of the best breath taking sites. During the tour information about each location is also provided. The tour is very famous hence is very crowded.

Thousand Islands Cruise Breakfast, ON

Thousand Islands, ON

It is a group of islands located in Ontario Canada, the exact number of islands are 1864. The length of these islands is 50 miles and they straddle the US-Canada border.

In the early morning, the tour will begin to reach Quebec to wander inside the city depicting French style buildings, streets, and surroundings. Enjoy incredible restaurants, cafes in that location. To watch the ancient and modern day art crew will head to Notre Dame de Quebec and Basilica Cathedral, where visitors will spend time watching the items of art. Tourists will also see Château Frontenac, the largest Hotel, and Parliament House. Then the crew will head to Boston, from where tourists will eat fresh lobsters and end the day happily.

During winter we will not visit Quebec.

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


Attractions

Chateau Frontenac, QC

The Chateau Frontenac is a beautiful and grand hotel in Quebec City, the hotel is built on a 54 m elevation and was included in the National Historic Site of Canada.

French Dinner

Notre-Dame-des-Victoires Church, QC

Located in the lower Quebec, Notre Dame Des Victoires is a small basilica. The building was begun in 1687 and completed in 1723. In 1929, it was declared a historical monument.

Old Quebec Tour, QC

Old Quebec is one of the best tourist attractions that you will ever see. It is better to take guided tours of such locations and that is where Old Quebec tours come in.

Parliament Hill, ON

The area of Crown Land on Southern Banks of Ottawa River is said to be as Parliament Hill. It is located in the province of Ontario.

Place Royale, QC

Place Royale is an ideal tour destination for the lovers of historical places. It is colorful place where different buildings look brighter at night.

Quebec City, CA

City of Quebec and capital city of Canadian province ‘Quebec’ is an ancient development. It is situated in the Saint Lawrence River valley. The vantage point reminds the history of the French civilization.

In morning, visitors arrive at Boston Harbor to cruise in it while catching the stunning natural sight. In the afternoon, visitors will be taken to the Quincy Market where the visitors have the best and famous lunch of the market. After having lunch, visitors will head to New York City.

Hotels: Sheraton Hotel/ Doubletree Hotel/ Radisson Hotel/ Courtyard Hotel/ Wyndham/Hotel Somerset/ Lafayette Yard Hotel/ Holiday Inn or Similar.


Attractions

(MIT) Massachusetts Institute of Technology, MA

The Massachusetts Institute of Technology in Cambridge, Massachusetts is a research based university, which is well-known for its intense and highly selective academics. There are 24 Nobel Prize winners and 22 Rhodes Scholars among the alumni of this institution.

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.

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.

Trinity Church, MA

Trinity Church is situated in Boston's higher class area i.e. Back Bay neighborhood. It is a district of Episcopal Diocese; this church’s stylish and lavish building has become a famous landmark in downtown.

The journey will start in the morning. We will visit One World Observatory (from 2019). The journey will continue to Hudson River where we will take Statue of Liberty Cruise (60-Mins) and enjoy a sightseeing experience. The tour will continue to see the intrepid U.S.S, where the tourists will see the ancient and modern day aircrafts. Air and space Museum is next on the list. New York Stock Market Exchange, Charging bull and Trinity Church will also be visited by the group as they are the famous spots in New York City. Tourists will also catch the sight of World Trade Centre, Freedom Tower, and United Nation building as we pass by them. 

Note: We will arrange a return shuttle to Philadelphia without tour guide. Please double check with guide for exact drop off in Philadelphia.

Please book your flights in departure after 19:00 leaving for either JFK, LGA or EWR.


Attractions

Freedom Tower, NY

The One World Trade Centre was formerly known as Freedom Tower. In the lower Manhattan NYC, it is the rebuilt World Trade Centre that was ruined in the 9/11 incident.

Hudson River, US

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

Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum, NY

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.

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 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.

New York City, NY

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

New York Stock Exchange, NY

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

One World Trade Center, NY

The sixth tallest building of the world is known as One World Trade Centre, standing in New York, US, amid the complex of rebuilt trade buildings. Also, the stunning view of the building impresses the tourists.

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.

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.


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

Pricing


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What's Included

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

  All tours are carried out in 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.


What's Excluded

  Attraction Admission Info: The Senior person's age of Corning Museum of Glass has been updated to 62+years old.

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

  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 $10 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.


Attraction Prices

Attractions Adult Child(3-11 yrs) Senior (65+ yrs)
CN Tower, ON $43.00 $31.50 $38.50
Corning Museum of Glass, NY $20.00 $0.00 $17.00
French Dinner $37.00 $30.00 $37.00
IMAX Theatre, Niagara Falls, ON $12.00 $9.00 $12.00
International Spy Museum, DC $26.45 $15.85 $21.15
Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum, NY $33.00 $24.00 $31.00
Jet Boat Ride, Niagara Falls, NY $69.00 $59.00 $69.00
Lake Ontario Cruise, ON $23.50 $16.33 $21.60
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
Mariposa Toronto Harbour Cruise, ON $29.50 $22.50 $29.50
Metropolitan Museum of Art, NY $25.00 $0.00 $17.00
Montreal Tower Observatory (Olympic Stadium), QC $32.00 $16.00 $29.00
New York City Night Tour, NY $25.00 $15.00 $25.00
Niagara Adventure Movie, NY $12.00 $9.00 $12.00
Niagara Falls In-Depth Tour, NY $25.00 $15.00 $22.00
Old Quebec Tour, QC $25.00 $20.00 $25.00
Olympic Stadium, QC $32.75 $16.25 $29.50
One World Trade Center, NY $37.00 $30.50 $35.00
Ripleys Aquarium of Canada, ON $39.55 $27.40 $27.40
SkyLon Tower Lunch, ON $45.00 $39.00 $45.00
Skylon Tower, ON $16.00 $10.20 $16.00
Statue of Liberty Cruise, NY $29.00 $17.00 $24.00
USS Intrepid, NY $33.00 $24.00 $31.00

  • All the prices are listed in USD.
  • Tour display price is based on double occupancy. It is the price each person will pay if a group of two is traveling.
  • Prices may change without any notice.
  • Prices include hotel accommodation, transportation and taxes.
  • Admission Tickets to different places and meals are NOT included in the tour price.
  • Mandatory Tip for tour guide and driver are NOT included.
  • Only the tour guide can purchase entrance tickets for you. Pre-purchased tickets are NOT acceptable.
  • A free (i.e. Buy 2 Get 1 Free) person, not showing up on a departure date will result in a penalty. The penalty is usually the fourth person price, but it varies. Free person has to pay for some admission tickets that is included in the tour package price of Paid Person.
  • There must be at least one passenger of 18 years for every booking made with GoldenBusTours. For Children between the age group of 2 to 14 years, a different price will be charged. Please refer to Child price on our pricing calendar. Child Age may vary between different bus operators. Maximum 4 people of any age can stay in 1 Room in the hotel. If the 5th person is infant you will be charged normally then with the second room as an expense.
  • Activities are optional though, but each customer has to participate in 2 activities at least. No city pass allowed. Some attractions are mandatory. Each customer has to take part in them and have to pay for them in cash.

Departure Location

Departure Location

  • 21 S 5th St, (Front of the Philadelphia Bourse Mall) Philadelphia, PA 19106 at 08:45 AM

Return Location

  • Book your flights after 7:00 pm for JFK, LGA, EWR Departure.
  • 55-57 N 11 St, Philadelphia, PA 19107 at 08:00 PM
  • 87 Bowery St, Chinatown, Manhattan, New York, NY 10002

Important Notes

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

Policies

Cancellation and Refund Policy

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

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

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


Cancellation charges 

⇒  A 15% cancellation fee of the total tour purchase will be incurred if the cancellation occurs 13 days or more before the departure date.

⇒  A 40% cancellation fee of the total tour purchase will be incurred if the cancellation occurs 3-12 days or more before the departure date.

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

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

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

 

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

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

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

Buy 2 Get 3rd Free: 

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

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

Cancellation and reschedule charges are applicable even if you are NOT able to take the tour because of visa rejection. If you reschedule tour and later decides to cancel it then cancellation charges will be applicable to the original departure date and not to the rescheduled one.

Reservation, Booking & Redemption

Terms & Conditions

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

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


Tour Confirmation

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


E-Ticket (Mandatory to be on bus)

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


Changes in Booking

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


Changes in Tour Itinerary

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

Reschedule

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

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

Pricing

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

9. Tour package price is inclusive of taxes.

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

11. Final hotels booked may not be same as the one mentioned on the website.

Child Rate:

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

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

Responsibility

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

7. You will be responsible for your travel documents during the tour.

8. Reach Departure location about 20 to 30 minutes before departure time. Unfortunately, no one will wait for you in case you get in late. The bus mostly has Bus Operator name and logo on it. Even if you are five minutes late and miss the bus then GoldenBusTours or Tour Operator will not be responsible. There will be no refund in this case. You will be charged 100% tour fee.

Reviews

Reviews

Steve
  • 70
  • 11

GoldenBus Tours gave is a very detailed tour. This is one travel agency which devised a well organized tour containing each and every detail about the daily itinerary and all necessary tickets and booking information. Our tour guide also had a deep knowledge of all the areas and the activities we could do. She was also very pleasant and guided us whenever we needed help. Accommodations provided were also good, had everything one would expect on a trip.

Shrawn
  • 60
  • 9

This was my first tour with GoldenBusTours and I was satisfied with my expectations. Good things: 1) Tour covers a lot of destination as mentioned in the iterinary trip on website. 2) Bus was AC and Hotels were really nice. 3) Bus stops at downtown areas and gives around

Nayan Chia
  • 0
  • 0

The tour was really very well organized, we moved exactly on time, there was no delay and even during the tour we were right on schedule, it was a great effort from the tour guide who was a great guy by the way. The accommodation was really comfortable, really clean and cozy hotels and we saw some amazing places. It was really a great tour and great experience. I really hope i can do it again some time.

Vikrant Pratap Walia
  • 0
  • 0

What an amazing company, it was my first tour with Golden Bus Tours and i really intend to do it again. The organization of the tour was great, we moved on time and according to the schedule, and the tour guide was really an amazing guy, very helpful and nice and really professional. The hotels were very clean and comfortable. We loved Corning, Niagara Falls, Ottawa, Thousand Island, Montreal, Boston, Quebec, New York City, Washington DC, Old Fort Niagara, White House, Times Square, Capitol Hill, Whirlpool State Park, Liberty Bell, USS Intrepid, Hancock Building, Boston Athenaeum, Boston Park, Quincy Market, and Philadelphia

Anthony P. Harrow
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I would really like to thank Golden Bus Tours for organizing that tour, it was really great and well organized and punctual. Next i was to thank the tour guide who was really a stand up guy, he was very helpful and very professional and really funny. great Job Golden Bus Tours. I would really like to use your services again, but next time i would visit the West coast.

William S. Hartle
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Golden Bus Tours is really an amazing company, it was my first tour with Golden Bus Tours and i really intend to do it again. Great organization and punctuality, really nice and helpful tour guide who deserved his daily tip for sure, and very comfortable cozy and clean hotels. In my opinion this was one of the best tour companies. I just wish id admissions and food were included, that would have been really amazing.

Kimberly Sanders
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We booked our tour only about 2 hours prior. We received an email immediately which detailed everything we needed to know. We arrived at the dedicated spot for pick up and in just minutes our tour guide arrived. The seats had a nice, Our guide was awesome. She chatted the whole time and told us about the cities and surrounding

Amy Hort
  • 0
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The tour guide had so much knowledge and was very personable. I felt that the tour was a little pricey ($600.10 for the long tour). It was one of our favorite tours we have ever did. I guess you can\'t put a price on experience.

Cheng Ch\'in
  • 0
  • 0

This has been on my bucket list! The smoothness of the online reservation, online text reminders, phone call from the owner to the actual ride was superb! We had the joy of our tour guide. He is so knowledgeable about the places we visit!

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