8-Day New York to Washington DC, Philadelphia, Rochester, Pennsylvania, Niagara Falls, Corning and New York City Tour (Free Airport Pickup)
Tour Code: GOL-NYC-521A
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
【Safety First】Travel with thoroughly disinfected sightseeing coach and our professional well-trained tour escort.
【Selected Hotel】One night in the Niagara Falls scenic hotel，Enjoy the stunning colorful night scenes of Niagara Falls.
【Eastern US】Pack an array of top landmarks and attractions on the east coast, learning more about local culture and history.
【Wonder of Nature】Take an in-depth visit to Niagara Falls, getting astonished by the power of nature and spectacular view!
【World Top University】Walk into two of the world top ranked universities -- University of Pennsylvania and Cornell University.
- Admission ticket of Liberty Cruise and Maid of the Mist
Airport(JFK/LGA/EWR) Pick-up Information:
1. Every day from 9:00 to 21:00; we provide complimentary airport pick-up at two major airports of New York: JFK and LGA, Flushing (9:30 to 17:00), and Chinatown in Manhattan (18:30).
2. Arrival procedure for domestic flight: Arrival Baggage Claim area Meet tour guide, Tour guide will arrange shuttle bus service.
3. Arrival procedure for international flight: Arrival Go through immigration Baggage Claim Area Go through Custom Meet tour guide, Tour guide will arrange shuttle bus service.
4. If customers arrived outside of the complimentary airport pickup hours, we can arrange 24 hours airport pick-up service for $120 (include first 1st and 2nd persons, $10 for each additional person).
5. For guests arrived at Newark Liberty International Airport (EWR), you can take either hotel shuttle or a taxi to your hotel. We offer paid airport pick-up service at a cost of $120 for the first two passengers and extra $10 charge on each additional passenger.
The first-day itinerary is for your reference only; the schedule is subject to change upon your arrival.
Free airport pick-up service is included on the first day (excluding service fee $12/person).
Thanks for choosing your vacation with us! You can choose any one of the major airports in New York City (JFK, LGA, EWR) when you book your flight. Our professional tour guide will meet you at the baggage claim area for the domestic flight; for an international flight, please arrive at the Passenger Waiting Area for pick up. (Passengers, who arrive at Terminal 7 of JFK Airport, please wait outside of the baggage claim area.)
Hotel: Crowne Plaza Newark Airport or Similar.
At a first glance, travelling around the entire of New York City seems like the mission impossible; however, our highly organized tour is especially designed for you: by visiting amounts of famous landmarks, you will learn more of the city’s unique history, culture, and the core spirit of the New Yorkers!
Hotel → NYC Trinity Church (Outside Visit) → Wall Street & Charging Bull (20 mins) → New York Stock Exchange (outside visit, 30 mins)→ Liberty Cruise (admission included,70 mins) →New York City Hall (pass by) →Brooklyn Bridge (45 mins) → Chinatown & Little Italy (90 mins) → SOHO (40 mins) → One World Trade Center Observatory (Optional,85 mins) →Vessel (30 mins) → Madame Tussauds New York (Optional,120 mins) → New York Night Tour (optional, minimum 4 people)
New York Night Tour Itinerary: Rockefeller Center (30 mins) → Lincoln Center (15 mins) → DUMBO (30 mins)
Hotel: Crowne Plaza Newark Airport 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.
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.
Refers to the 16.3 acre complex comprising of buildings located in the Lincoln Square in New York City, as the name suggests the center is famous for different activities related to art.
Refers to a small locality in lower part of Manhattan, the city was previously densely populated with Italian Americans. The city today consists of some Italian restaurants and shopping stores.
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.
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.
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 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.
Soho also referred as South of Houston street is located in Lower Manhattan, New York City has remained a tourist attraction for its art work and trendy shopping spots.
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.
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.
New York City is an all-time incredible city to explore. The posh designer shopping of SoHo. The man made canyons of Wall Street. A somber reflection at Ground Zero. The most well-known icon of the Statue of Liberty. While many travel to the Big Apple to get a taste of NYC’s top sights and monuments, you are missing out on the true excitement of secret treasures that take a bit of digging to find. With an endless amount of mystery and surprises waiting to be discovered, come with us to explore the must-see hidden gems in NYC that will have you awe.
Hotel → Grand Central (20 mins) → United Nations Headquarter (Optional, inside visit, 60 mins) → Metropolitan Museum of Art (Optional,120 mins) → Central Park (35 mins) → Fifth Avenue (60 mins) → Hotel
Hotel: Hampton Inn Philadelphia Center City-Convention Center or Similar.
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.
The Grand Central Terminal is a rail road terminal at the 42nd street. The Grand Central Terminal 48 acres and has as many as 44 platforms which is more than any other railroad in the world.
Founded privately in 1870, the
Saks Fifth Avenue was founded in 1898 and is an American department store chain. It is owned by the Hudson's Bay Company and is a flagship store. The corporate headquarters are located in New York City.
Legitimately an “international phase” and not part of the America, the U.N. Headquarters practically mirrors worldwide collaboration. Constructed in 1947 and completed in 1961, the sight has captivating landscape on 18-1cre space expanded on the East River.
Philadelphia, known as the city of Brotherly Love, is one of the oldest and most historic cities in the United States. We will visit the University of Pennsylvania, one of the eight Ivy League schools, taking photo with Benjamin Franklin statue on the campus. Afterwards, we will head to Baltimore, the largest city in Maryland. In the evening, we will arrive in Washington, D.C., to participate in our well-designed night tour.
Hotel → University of Pennsylvania (30 mins) → Independence National Historical Park (120 mins, inside visit Liberty Bell & Philadelphia Congress Hall, outside visit Independence Hall) → Reading Terminal Market (60 mins) → Longwood Gardens (Optional,75 mins) → Baltimore Inner Harbor (75 mins) → Hotel → Washington D.C. Night Tour (Optional)
Washington D.C. Night Tour itinerary: Air Force Memorial (20 mins)→ World War II Memorial (45 mins) → Capitol Reflecting Pool (20 mins)
Hotel: SpringHill Suites by Marriott Gaithersburg or Similar.
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.
A historic seaport, landmark and tourist attraction in Baltimore. It was the second leading port located in US. Tourists visit this place to enjoy the boating in harbor.
Refers to the Kennett square’s well known and popular woodlands, gardens worth 1077 acres and meadows. Kennett square is located in United State of America’s state of Pennsylvania.
The Reading Terminal Market is a public market found in downtown Philadelphia in Pennsylvania. Merchants gather to sell goods including produce, meat, cheese, flowers, crafts, books, clothing and other ethnic goods.
Washington DC is the capital city of the United States and is also a popular attraction. With the help of Washington DC Night Tours, tourists can enjoy and see everything that the city has to offer.
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 continue to visit the hub for American politics and history. Visit inside of the US Capitol with a professional tour guide. And later, we will visit the library of Congress (Outside Visit) and Supreme Court of the US (Outside Visit). Explore more culture and history by taking DC sightseeing cruise and more.
Hotel → Washington National Cathedral (15 mins)→ Embassy Row (20 mins) → Lincoln Memorial + Vietnam War + Korean War (outside visit, 60 mins) → White House (30 mins) → Shake Shack for lunch (60 mins) → U.S. Capitol+Supreme Court of the United States+Library of Congress (outside visit, 60 mins)→ National Gallery of Art (outside visit, 20 mins)→ Thomas Jefferson Memorial (30 mins)→ FDR Memorial Park (60 mins) → Hotel
Hotel: SpringHill Suites by Marriott Gaithersburg or Similar.
Benjamin Franklin Parkway is a beautiful boulevard, the boulevard has great significance and runs through the heart of Philadelphia. It is a mile long boulevard that starts from Philadelphia City Hall and ends at the Philadelphia Museum of Art.
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.
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.
This is a Thomas Jefferson Memorial; he served as the third president of the United States. This remarkable neoclassical building has been standing since 1943. It has been estimated that more than 2 million people visit the memorial each year.
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.
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.
In the morning, we will head to one of Fortune Global 500’s headquarters, Corning, to visit the Museum of Glass, which is dedicated to the history, art, and science behind glassmaking. With staying at the waterfall scenic hotel at night.
Hotel →Corning Museum of Glass (Optional, 90 mins, include lunch time) → Watkins Glen State Park (60 mins) → Finger Lake (25mins) → Hotel → Niagara Falls Night Tour (Optional, 90mins)
Hotel: Wyndham Garden At Niagara Falls 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.
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 continue exploring the beauty of Niagara Falls , With staying at the waterfall scenic hotel at night, you can also feel the beauty of the waterfall under illuminations of the Falls nightly.
Whirlpool State Park (20 mins) → Old Fort Niagara State Park In-depth Tour (Optional, 55 mins) → Jetboat (Optional, 60 mins) → Maid of the Mist (35 mins, admission included) → Niagara Falls State Park (30 mins) → Cave of the Winds (optional, 80 mins) → Goat Island (60 mins)
Hotel: Radisson Hotel Rochester Airport or Similar.
Discovered in 1834, The Cave of Winds is a natural cave located at the Niagara Falls, behind the Bridal Veil Falls. It is a popular tourist attraction due to the tropical storm like conditions and the beautiful sight at the site.
A small island in the Niagara River between Horseshoe Falls and Bridal Veil Falls is known as Goat Island. It is one of the most visited islands located in New York City.
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 is a famous water ride that runs in Niagara Falls. The boat tour provide beautiful scenic views to the visitors.
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.
Today we will visit one of the world top private universities, Cornell University. Walk around the campus and enjoy the beautiful views of the architectures and 745 acres nestled among woodlands, and waterfalls. Then this tour will be ended after we head back to New York.
Hotel → Belhurst Castle and Winery（30 mins） → Cornell University（60 mins） →EWR airport
- Rochester Airport (ROC)； Take hotel shuttle bus to airport.
- LaGuardia Airport (LGA)； Airport drop-off service for $120(include first 1st and 2nd persons, $10 for each additional person).Please book flights after 21:00. JFK
- International Airport (JFK)； Airport drop-off service for $120(include first 1st and 2nd persons, $10 for each additional person).Please book flights after 21:00. Newark
- Liberty International Airport (EWR)； Please book flight after 19:00
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.
Admission ticket of Liberty Cruise and Maid of the Mist.
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)|
|Cave of the Winds, NY||$19.00||$16.00||$19.00|
|Corning Museum of Glass, NY||$20.00||$0.00||$17.00|
|Jet Boat Ride, Niagara Falls, NY||$68.85||$42.34||$68.85|
|Longwood Gardens, PA||$30.00||$16.00||$27.00|
|Madame Tussauds Wax Museum, NY||$33.00||$33.00||$33.00|
|Metropolitan Museum of Art, NY||$25.00||$0.00||$18.00|
|New York City Night Tour, NY||$45.00||$35.00||$45.00|
|Niagara Falls Night Tour, NY||$35.00||$25.00||$35.00|
|Old Fort Niagara State Park In-Depth Tour, NY||$15.00||$10.00||$15.00|
|One World Observatory, NY||$47.00||$35.00||$45.00|
|United Nations Headquarters, NY||$30.00||$20.00||$30.00|
|Washington DC Night Tour, DC||$35.00||$25.00||$35.00|
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.
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 what the reason of cancellation is no refund or reschedule for any cancellation request made with in last 7 days of departure date. Even if the cancellation request comes in because of COVID.
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.
⇒ 15 days or more prior to departure - 10% of the tour fees will be charged as cancellation.
⇒ 8-15 days prior to departure - 55% of the tour fees will be charged as cancellation.
⇒ 7 days prior to departure – 100% tour fees will be charged as cancellation.
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 this processing fee will be deducted from each refund.
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.
⇒ 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.
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 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.
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.
11. Final hotels booked may not be same as the one mentioned on the website.
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.