8-Day New York/New Jersey to Washington DC, Philadelphia, Corning, Toronto, Montreal, Ottawa, Quebec City, Boston, Niagara Falls US and Canadian side Tour (Free Airport Pickup)
Tour Code: GOL-NYC-414A
Duration: 8 Day(s) / 7 Night(s)
Tour Guide: Chinese, English
- 7 Days left
Experience: UNESCO, Family
Extra (Excluded): Wifi, Meal etc...
Tour Guide:Chinese, English
Wed,Sat (2020-03-16 To 2020-10-30) | Wed,Sat (2019-03-16 To 2019-10-30) | Wed,Sat (2018-03-01 To 2018-03-16)
Join the guided bus tour starting from New York City. We will visit Wall Street, New York Stock Exchange, Old City Hall, Charging Bull, One World, Liberty Cruise, Statue of Liberty, Times Square, Ripley’s Believe It Not, Philadelphia, Independence Hall, Liberty Bell, Washington D.C., National Museum of Natural History, the Capitol, Madame Tussaud's President Wax Museum, White House, Lincoln Memorial, D.C. Harbor Cruise, Corning Museum of Glass, Niagara Falls, Skylon Tower, Toronto, Lake Ontario, CN Tower, Ripley’s Aquarium, Toronto Chinatown, Thousand Islands, St. Lawrence River, Ottawa, Quebec City, Duty-Free Shop, Harvard University, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Trinity Church, Boston Harbor Cruise, Quincy Market and much more. Good transportation and Professional tour guide will be provided to visitors.
Free airport pick up service is available for visitors at all 3 New York City area airports. (free pick up time 9:00AM -11:00PM Eastern Time)
Shuttle bus schedule for JFK (John F. Kennedy International Airport): 9AM 11AM 1PM 3PM 5PM 7PM 9PM 11PM
Shuttle bus schedule for LGA (LaGuardia Airport): 9:45AM 11:45AM 1:45PM 3:45PM 5:45PM 7:45PM 9:45PM 10:45PM
Visitors who arrive before 1:00 PM to LGA or JFK are taken to Flushing, Queens for a half-day leisure tour. It is one of the largest and rapidly growing Chinatowns. At the Skyview Center, visitors will enjoy shopping and amazing food or visit Chinatown. Shuttle bus from Flushing to the hotel departs at 3:00 PM / 4:00 PM from Chinatown Manhattan. (Visit to these locations depends on the day, traffic or weather conditions).
Shuttle bus schedule EWR (Newark International Airport): From 9 AM to 11 PM
Visitors who arrive at EWR will be directly taken to the hotel to avoid the jammed traffic of New York City. Hotel check-in time is after 3 PM.
Our professional tour operator will wait for the domestic flight arrivals at the airport baggage claim area; for international flights please arrive at the exit outside of Customs. Visitors who are interested in free airport pick up service will need to wait for other visitors who arrive at the same time to transfer to hotel.
Visitors who are local or do not arrive by flight meet a Tours guide in Chinatown (46 Bowery, New York, NY 10013) before 3:55 PM. Shuttle from Chinatown to the hotel departs at 4:00 PM.
Self-check-in hotel (please ask the hotel ‘s information in advance)
Free airport pickup service is accessible from 9 AM - 11 PM Eastern Time. A fee will be charged if pick up is required outside of the service window for any reason.
Visitors who arrive before 4:00 PM have the option to join a New York City Night Tour that visits the historic Rockefeller Center, renowned Times Square and Brooklyn Bridge (Optional Tour).
This optional tour ($25/person + $4 service fee for Night tour tour guide and Driver)
These locations depend on the day, weather or traffic conditions. Advance purchase is recommended because seats are limited.
Hotel: Crowne Plaza Edison, Radisson Somerset or Similar.
China Town NY, is a neighborhood in Lower Manhattan. China Town NY has the largest population of Chinese in the West and has an estimated population of 100,000 people.
It is the name of a neighborhood located at the north eastern side of the city of New York. The area is mostly residential and downtown flushing is considered as the fourth largest district in USA as far as central business is concerned.
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.
Today in the morning we will witness Wall Street, the financial capital of the world. Then you will sightsee the New York Stock Exchange, it is the world's largest stock exchanges by total market capitalization. You will also witness the Old City Hall and the signature Charging Bull sculpture. Then we will head towards the One World Trade Center. You will be amazed by the fabulous view of the city by joining the Liberty Cruise. visitors will enjoy wonderful views of the world's highest skyline from the water - as well as Ellis Island, Brooklyn Bridge and a close-up view of Statue of Liberty. Our next stop will be USS Intrepid, here you will witness a huge collection of aircraft. We will also pass by United Nation (UN), midtown and Fifth Avenue while heading towards the Rockefeller Center. Today's last stop will be Times Square. You can explore the Ripley’s Believe It Not to experience the incredible mysteries of the world.
Hotel: Double Tree by Hilton Princeton, Hyatt Regency Princeton or Similar.
Located at the very heart of City Hall Park in Lower Manhattan, New York City Hall is primarily known as the oldest city hall on the American soil. Built in the year 1812, New York City Hall showcases a spectacular French Renaissance Revival with interior Georgian Revival architecture. It is also designated as the National Historic Landmark.
New York 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.
Ripley’s Believe It or Not Museum is a museum that is owned by Ripley Entertainment. The museum consists of some of the weirdest looking exhibits and is a popular tourists attractions.
The Rockefeller Center is located in the New York City and is a popular tourist destination of America. It is a huge building with a massive set up for art, entertainment, shopping and much more.
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.
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.
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.
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 in the morning we will start our tour and head towards Philadelphia. First, we will explore the historical Independence and Liberty Bell. Next, we will head towards Washington D.C. and visit the National Museum of Natural History, here you will sightsee the collections of art, culture, history, geology, and natural history. Then we will head to the Capitol, here you will get a chance to take a photo outside of US Congress Building. Afterward, we will visit the Madame Tussaud's President Wax Museum, here we will sightsee all 44 Presidents of United States and take photos with many famed celebrities. Our next stop will be the White House (outside view). We will also explore the most well-known the Lincoln Memorial. The stop of the day will be the D.C. Harbor Cruise; you will enjoy the stunning sights and also the exclusive view of The Pentagon. Head to the hotel for night stay.
Hotel: Sheraton Dulles Airport, Hyatt or Similar.
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.
Liberty Bell Center is located in Philadelphia, PA, is the symbol of the American Revolution which was crafted in the year 1752.
Refers to the monument constructed in honor of Abraham Lincoln who was the 16th president of United States of America. The monument is situated at the west of national Mall in Washington.
It is a museum located in the capital United States of America which is Washington DC. The unique thing about this museum is that everything in it is made of Wax such as celebrity’s statues etc.
The National Museum of Natural History is located in Washington DC and is administered by the Smithsonian Museum, it is open around the year and has recorded a total of 7.3 million visitors in 2014.
A renowned American city with the tourist destinations like Independence Hall and Liberty Bell is Philadelphia. It is Pennsylvania’s largest city.
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.
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 start our journey and visit the Corning Museum of Glass, it is the largest glass museum in the world. Here you will witness a live Hot Glass Show inside the museum and learn about the history of glass making. Next, we will cross the border into Canada to visit Niagara City. After checking into the hotel, you may enjoy your free time to come out and experience the breathtaking beauty of Illumination of Niagara Falls and sightseeing activities at Clifton Hill.
PS:(due to the US Federal government regulation on driving hours and sunset time , Niagara falls night view should be limited and not guarantee)
Hotel: Quality Inn, Best Inn, Motel 6 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 City of Niagara Falls is famous for its name and the beauty it contains, it is also the place for the famous Niagara Falls water fall, hence the name. it is visited by many people each year.
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.
On the fifth day in the morning, first, we will enjoy the Legend of Niagara movie in the IMAX Movie Theater. Following by the world famous Hornblower Niagara Falls cruise*(APR-NOV). Next, we will reach the tallest point of the Niagara City, here you will enjoy the Skylon Tower Lunch and a great day view of the Niagara Falls. Then we will head towards Toronto, here we will visit Lake Ontario. You will be amazed by the best picture of the city from the Toronto City Cruise(APR-NOV). We will visit CN Tower for the wonderful view of the city here you will also experience the first glass floor in the world. You will also visit Ripley’s Aquarium, here you will sightsee several aquatic exhibits and enjoy a walk-through tank. We will also sightsee the Toronto City Hall. In the end, we will visit Toronto Chinatown for an exclusive experience of local cultures. We will have the night stay in the hotel.
(P.S, in NOV-DEC, Due to the Toronto cruise closed , the tour bus will visit the Toronto Casa Roma )
Hotel: Crowne Plaza, Radisson or Similar.
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, 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.
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.
In the heart of Niagara Gorge, a thrilling boat tour takes travelers from Canada to Great Gorge. This exciting tour is known as Hornblower Niagara Cruise.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
The boating to the boarding and the food is great Toronto tourist experience. This is a great fun with not only family and friends, but also for children. They will also like the rush of tourists around them.
Toronto Dinner, especially the dinner cruise offers a unique dining experience. Visitors can dance and dine the night watching the sun set under the starry skies. The visitors are sure to spend a memorable evening on this breathtaking skyline watching the city’s waterfront and sounds from the harbor on the waterfront.
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.
Today in the morning we will head towards Kingston Ontario, where Thousand Islands is located. On a cruise boat, you will explore St. Lawrence River and enjoy the exquisiteness of Thousand Islands. Next, we will reach Canada's capital; Ottawa. Here you will witness the Parliament and the Centennial Flame. You will also get a chance to enjoy free time for taking photos and lunch. Visitors will enjoy Double Decker City Tour of Montreal, this French-speaking and second largest city of Canada is known as “Paris of North America”. In Montreal Chinatown, you will enjoy dinner. Back to hotel for night stay.
Hotel: Sandman Hotel or Similar.
Centennial Flame is located on Parliament Hill in Ottawa in Canada. It was first lit on the 1st January 1967, marking the climax of the centennial celebrations. The monument was erected temporary, but it still stands today because of the immense public support.
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.
Kingston is a very famous Canadian City and is located near St. Lawrence River, it is located between Toronto and Montreal. It is famous for Fort Cataraqui which is a popular spot for tourists.
The Montreal Double Decker City Tour, QC offers top attractions to visit and the hop-on-hop-off feature. Visiting notable places such as Chinatown, Notre Dame Basilica, Crescent Street, Mount Royal Park, Old Montreal and Old Port are a few names that are visited on this city tour. If you choose evening tours, you can see Twilight sights.
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.
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!
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.
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.
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.
On the seventh day of the tour we will explore the oldest city in North America; Quebec City. First, we will take a stop at Old Quebec, it is still surrounded by a fortified wall. Next, you will enjoy In-Depth Walking Tour of Old Town Quebec which is the oldest heritage treasure of the Quebec City. Then you will enjoy an authentic French cuisine in renowned restaurants of the city. We will also take you to appreciate an amazing shopping at the Duty-Free Shop, here you can purchase a famed local product like maple syrup, ice-wine, and smoked salmon etc. In the end, we will head towards Boston where you will enjoy a lobster dinner in the evening. We will have the night stay in the hotel.
During the winter, if the weather is snowy or icy company has the right to change the schedule for safety purpose).
Hotel: RADISSON NASHUA or Similar.
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 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.
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.
Old Quebec French Lunch, QC has excellent neighborhoods featuring in the Quebec City the best French restaurants. You can visit the Vieux Quebec area and have the favorite local cuisine that offers a slew of French dishes in combination with an international flavor. Make sure to have the dessert after lunch.
Old Quebec City is a popular attraction, many tourists visit it over the years. The best way to enjoy the city is to take guided and In-Depth tours. These tours are extremely detailed and will be highly enjoyable.
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.
Today we will start our journey in the morning. First, we will visit Harvard University; it is the campus of the first college in the US. You will enjoy walking around inside the prestige Ivy League school. Next, we will pass by Massachusetts Institute of Technology. We will also pass by Trinity Church, it is known as the Church of Boston. Then we will head towards Boston harbor, here you will sightsee the beauty of the cleanest harbor in the country. We will also take the Boston Harbor Cruise where a guide will tell about the history and tradition of the Boston waterfronts. We will also get a chance to explore Quincy Market, it is the oldest market in Boston. Here you will enjoy finding local specialties, wonderful shopping experience, and amazing authentic food. At the end of the trip, the bus will head towards Boston Logan Airport to drop off visitors and then back to New York City to drop off the rest of the group. Due to long travel distance to New York City, it is strongly recommended to use the Boston airport "BOS". Visitors can schedule their flights to depart from Boston Logan International Airport (BOS) after 1:00 PM or visitors can return to NYC and depart from EWR, JFK, or LGA after 7 PM.
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.
Harvard University is located at the heart of old Cambridge town in Boston. It is known as the world’s most leading educational institute attracting millions of tourists from all over the globe. Harvard University In-depth Tour let the visitors learn about the student culture, academics, as well as the history of the campus.
Located in the Faneuil Hall marketplace of downtown Boston, Quincy Market is a historic building that still presents itself as a souvenir marketplace and food court.
- The order of itinerary may change without any notice depending on weather situations or for some other unforeseen circumstances.
- The order of activities held during the tour is planned by the tour guide. So, it may be different from what is mentioned on the tour page. On fewer occasions, Tour Guide has to skip an attraction or few during the tour depending on weather, traffic, group interest or some other reason.
- Some attractions are seasonal. So, when they are closed they will be replaced with some other attraction.
- You can skip some optional activities during the tour and plan something on your own. Make sure that you coordinate with Tour guide and stay with the group with next activity. Please note you cannot stay on the bus if you skip some optional activity.
- Probable hotel names are mentioned in the itinerary. It can be similar or a different hotel of the similar rating. Exact Hotel details can only be provided one day before the departure.
- Maximum 4 people of any age can stay in 1 Room in the hotel.
- These tours are conducted in a group. A group can have people of several cultures. We expect each person to coordinate with Tour guide to make sure things are on track.
- Though attractions are optional but you have to at least take 2 attractions.
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.
Rates could alter without prior notice.
Airport pickup service charges $4/person.
Optional fees will be paid in cash to the guide. Optional activities price may change or can be different as displayed on the website.
Guide will arrange meals and drinks when requested as they are not included in the package.
Daily Service charges for driver and the guide is $10 minimum per person.
Such expenses as telephone services, alcoholic drinks, beverages and laundry services which are private room services.
Services related to travel insurance.
Other personal expenses.
Important: We never encourage customers to purchase admission packages from outside sources and try using them in this tour with discount. If they do, they must arrange transport on the same day. If you skip some attraction, you cannot do it on your own. You can sit near the bus or visit some nearby place, but you will not be allowed to sit in the bus.
|Attractions||Adult||Child(3-11 yrs)||Senior (65+ yrs)|
|Boston Harbor Cruise, MA||$22.00||$17.00||$22.00|
|Boston Lobster Dinner, MA||$35.00||$30.00||$35.00|
|Casa Loma, ON||$30.00||$20.00||$25.00|
|CN Tower, ON||$40.00||$29.00||$35.00|
|Corning Museum of Glass, NY||$19.50||$0.00||$19.50|
|DC Cruise, DC||$26.00||$18.00||$23.00|
|Harvard University In-depth Tour||$16.00||$16.00||$16.00|
|Hornblower Niagara Cruise, ON||$35.00||$21.00||$35.00|
|IMAX Theatre, Niagara Falls, ON||$15.00||$11.00||$15.00|
|Madame Tussauds Wax Museum, DC||$23.00||$18.00||$23.00|
|Montreal Double Decker City Tour, QC||$30.00||$25.00||$30.00|
|New York City Night Tour, NY||$25.00||$20.00||$25.00|
|Old Quebec French Lunch, QC||$37.00||$30.00||$37.00|
|Old Quebec In-Depth Tour, QC||$20.00||$10.00||$20.00|
|One World Trade Center, NY||$40.00||$34.00||$38.00|
|Ripleys Aquarium of Canada, ON||$40.00||$24.00||$24.00|
|Ripleys Believe It or Not Museum, NY||$33.00||$25.00||$33.00|
|SkyLon Tower Lunch, ON||$45.00||$35.00||$45.00|
|Statue of Liberty Cruise, NY||$35.00||$20.00||$25.00|
|Thousand Island Cruise, ON||$28.00||$14.00||$25.00|
|Toronto Cruise, ON||$27.00||$17.00||$27.00|
|Toronto Dinner, ON||$25.00||$20.00||$25.00|
|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.
- Free Airport Pickup from EWR, JFK and LGA between 09:00 AM to 11:00 PM (After this time there will be additional charges of $125 for 1-2 person and $10 for each additional person)
- Meet the tour guide at the baggage claim area for Domestic arrivals and For international arrivals meet the guide outside at customs exit.
- 40-24 College Point Blvd, (The Shops at SkyView Center)Flushing, NY 11354 at 02:55 PM
- 46 Bowery, Manhattan, New York, NY 10013 at 03:55 PM
- 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.
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 penalties per person for 1-4 day tours
⇒ 15 days or more prior to departure- 10% of the total amount purchased.
⇒ 7-14 days prior to departure- 50% of the total amount purchased.
⇒ 4-6 Days prior to departure- 50% of the total amount purchased.
⇒ Within 3 days prior to departure- 100% of the total amount purchased.
⇒ Departure day or no show 100% per person.
Cancellation charges for 5 days and above tour
⇒ A 10% cancellation fee of the total tour purchase will be incurred if the cancellation occurs 46 days or more before the departure date.
⇒ A 25% cancellation fee of the total tour purchase will be incurred if the cancellation occurs 21-45 days before the departure date.
⇒ A 50% cancellation fee of the total tour purchase will be incurred if the cancellation occurs 8-20 days before the departure date.
⇒ A 100% cancellation fee of the total tour purchase will be incurred if the cancellation occurs 7 days before the departure date.
⇒ A 100% cancellation fee of the total tour purchase will also be incurred if the cancellation is done on the day of departure.
There is no refund for unused features. You forfeit the entire payment when you are a no show.
Cancellation or 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.
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. Each Complaint needs to be in writing.
For any refund case, we do include the discount offered already. This is where GoldenBusTours is playing its role to make sure its customers get the best available deal at an affordable price.
No refund request or complaint will be entertained after 30 days of tour departure. You have to send a formal complaint through email.
⇒ 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.
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 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 8 days of tour departure. Requests made after the mentioned duration shall not be entertained.
Cancellation or 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 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 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.
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.
A perfect blend of historical places and beautiful sights, it was the best tour of my life, I enjoyed every bit of this tour. Our bus driver was a very trained and experienced man; conditions of busses were also good. Mr.H was our guide he helped us and introduced THE BEST places for food lovers like me. Highly recommended.