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9-Day New York to Niagara Falls, Philadelphia, Washington DC, Boston and New Haven Tour (Free Airport Pickup)

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9-Day New York to Niagara Falls, Philadelphia, Washington DC, Boston and New Haven Tour (Free Airport Pickup)
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Departure City Flushing NY US; New York City NY US; Newark NJ US
Return City New York City NY US
Language Chinese and English
Available Days Tue,Fri(2017-03-01 To 2022-03-01)
Duration 9 Day(s) / 8 Night(s)
Tour code GOL-NYC-296A

Explore West Point, Woodbury Outlets , New York City , Atlantic City,Metropolitan Museum of Art, the Old Fort Niagara, Whirlpool State Park, Flushing,  Chinatown, The Breakers, Philadelphia, Washington D.C., Corning,Niagara Falls, Boston, New Haven; Harvard University, MIT, Yale University, West Point Military Academy, Jersey Garden Outlets Mall Shopping, Columbia University, Lincoln Center, Broadway, Grand Central Station, New York Stock Exchange, American Museum of Natural History, Independence National Historical Park, the Liberty Bell, the Statue of Washington, Congress Hall, Washington D.C, the Lincoln Memorial, the Reflecting Pool, the Vietnam Veterans Memorial, the Korean War Memorial, Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum, White House and the U.S. Capitol on our exciting 9 days East Coast Tour.​

Day 1
Hometown – NYC (Self-guided tour in Flushing)

The first-day itinerary for guests arriving at JFK or LGA is that they are sent to Flushing in Queens. Flushing has many shopping and dining options. For guests arriving at EWR airport, may reach the hotel and catch some rest. For EWR arriving guests, there is an add-on option to visit Jersey Garden Outlets Mall Shopping and the guests arriving before 4:30 pm can join the night tour, optional for a fee. Reach back to the hotel at night and relax.

Hotel: Crowne (or Ramada) Plaza/Hilton/Sheraton/Courtyard by Marriott or similar

Day 2
Optional Tour

Option 1 West Point – Woodbury Outlets

Guestsat West Point will visit the United States Military Academy, the oldest military academies. Next, we will go ahead to shopping at the Woodbury Common Premium Outlets offering premium brands at discount prices.

International travelers need visa and passport for the purpose of identification at West Point Military Academy. Local travelers should bring the passport.

 

Option 2: New York City Free Day / Business Activities

Take a bite in one of the steakhouses in New York strip. Take a ride and discover the city, visit Columbia University campus, LincolnCenter, Broadway, Grand Central Station, New York Stock Exchange, American Museum of Natural History and Tong Pak Fu‟, SoHo in lower Manhattan.

 

Option 3: Atlantic City Tour (Gaming participants must be at least 21 years old.)

Guests will change coach at Chinatown and take a shuttle to the casino town of Atlantic City. Here guests can decide to stay on the beach or to try their luck in the grand casinos. We will return in the evening to Chinatown in New York and later back to the hotel and stay overnight.

Hotel: Crowne (or Ramada) Plaza/Hilton/Sheraton/Courtyard by Marriott or similar

Day 3
New York City Tour

On Day 3 morning, we will travel around the New York City and visit the famous landmarks starting from the Empire State Building Observation deck; going on the Hudson River a sightseeing cruise tour and we will take pictures keeping the Brooklyn Bridge and Statue of Liberty at the backdrops. Visit US Intrepid aircraft exhibition, Wall Street, Trinity Church, Times Square, Madame Tussauds‟, and MetropolitanMuseum of Art. By the day end, we will pass by Rockefeller Center, United Nations Headquarters, Ground Zero, Fifth Avenue and new Freedom Tower. In the night, relax in the hotel.

Hotel: Crowne (or Ramada) Plaza/Hilton/Sheraton/Courtyard by Marriott or similar

Day 4
Philadelphia – Washington DC

On Day 4 morning, we will visit Philadelphia and see the Independence National Historical Park, the Liberty Bell, Congress Hall, the Statue of Washington, and other great attractions! Then, head to Washington D.C, the Lincoln Memorial, the Reflecting Pool, the Vietnam Veterans Memorial, the Korean War Memorial, Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum, White House and the U.S. Capitol from outside. Guests can go sightseeing on a cruise on the Potomac River and Tidal Basin and pass by the Washington Monument, the Thomas Jefferson Memorial, the World War II Memorial, etc. Stay overnight in the hotel and relax. When DC is cruise is not operating we will take you to International Spy Museum.

Hotel: Holiday Inn, Crowne Plaza, Shippen Place Hotel or equivalent

Day 5
Washington DC – Corning – Niagara Falls

On Day 5 morning, we will start and reach Corning Museum of Glass by noon. From there overlook the American Falls, the Horseshoe Falls, the Bridal Veil Falls, go on a voyage on Maid of the Mist, see IMAX film,  and later choose from these options such as:

  • Self-explore the Falls Park and return to the hotel
  • Go for Niagara Falls In-depth tour to visit Niagara Whirlpool State Park, the Old Fort Niagara.

During Winter time Maid of the Mist is closed. So, our group will enjoy Niagara Jet Boat Ride. During extreme weather conditions it may not operate. At night we will have the night view of the Falls. After this, we will leave for the hotel.

Note: Night view may not be possible when sunset is too late.

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

Day 6
Upstate New York – Boston

On Day 6, we will leave for Boston and view the Erie Canal and mountains from the bus. In the afternoon, reach the city of Cambridge, MA and visit the Harvard University andMIT‟s main buildings. From there, we will pass by old Trinity Cathedral, Hancock Building, Boston Park, Boston Athenaeum, and overlook the Golden Dome of the State House. We will enjoy dinner with fresh lobsters feast and relax overnight in the hotel.

Hotel: Doubletree by Hilton, Four Points by Sheraton, Radisson or similar

Day 7
Boston – Rhode Island

Day 7, in the morning, we will board the cruise ship and enjoy breathtaking views of the BostonHarbor. The next stop is at the old Quincy Market to get souvenirs and authentic cuisines. We will then visit the F. Kennedy Presidential Library. In the noon guests will be at the Breakers in Newport, RI and return to the hotel by night and relax.

Hotel: Doubletree by Hilton, Four Points by Sheraton, Radisson or similar

Day 8
Yale University – The Fifth Avenue

ON Day 8 morning, guests will visit the Yale University in New Haven, take a brief stop at the Sterling Memorial Library, and the bus will bring you to the New York City Fifty Avenue, the shopping paradise for top-notch brands and luxury boutiques. At night, enjoy Broadway musicals and watch the Broadway shows. Make sure to book broadway shows starting after 7:00 pm. Stay overnight in the hotel and relax.

 

Hotel: Crowne (or Ramada) Plaza/Hilton/Sheraton/Courtyard by Marriott or similar

Day 9
West Point – Woodbury Outlets – Home

On Day 9, guests will visit the United States Military Academy at West Point and go shopping at the Woodbury Common Premium Outlets. The merchandises will be name brands and designers offering 25 to 65% sale on big brands such as Coach, Burberry, Dolce &Gabbana, Prada, etc.

International travelers need visa and passport for the purpose of identification at West Point Military Academy. Local travelers should bring the passport.

Note - Book departure flights from NYC after 7:00 pm.

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

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

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

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

  Tour package price includes all the taxes.

  Free Airport Pickup is available on this tour.

cost Excludes

  Rates could alter without prior notice.

 Airport pickup service charges $8/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 $8 minimum per person. Tour Guide Tip will be $10 per day per person from the start of 2018.

  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.



Attractions Adult Child(3-11 yrs) Senior (65+ yrs)
Boston Harbor Cruise, MA$22.00$17.00$20.00
Boston Lobster Dinner, MA$32.00$32.00$32.00
Corning Museum of Glass, NY$19.50$0.00$16.60
DC Cruise, DC$26.00$18.00$23.00
Empire State Building, NY$34.00$27.00$31.00
International Spy Museum, DC$21.95$14.95$15.95
Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum, NY$33.00$24.00$31.00
Jet Boat Ride, Niagara Falls, NY$66.00$56.00$56.00
John F. Kennedy Presidential Library and Museum, MA$14.00$0.00$12.00
Madame Tussauds Wax Museum, NY$25.00$23.00$25.00
Maid of the Mist Boat Ride, Niagara Falls, NY$18.25$10.65$18.25
Metropolitan Museum of Art, NY$25.00$0.00$17.00
New England Aquarium, MA$27.00$19.00$25.00
New York City Night Tour, NY$25.00$15.00$25.00
Niagara Adventure Movie, NY$12.00$8.00$12.00
Niagara Falls In-Depth Tour, NY$25.00$15.00$22.00
Statue of Liberty Cruise, NY$29.00$17.00$24.00
The Breakers, RI$24.00$8.00$24.00
West Point Military Academy, NY$15.00$12.00$15.00
Yale University, CT$11.00$7.00$11.00
Important Notes
  • 1. All the prices are listed in USD.
  • 2. Tour display price is based on double occupancy. It is the price each person will pay if a group of two is traveling.
  • 3. Prices may change without any notice.
  • 4. Prices include hotel accommodation, transportation and taxes.
  • 5. Admission Tickets to different places and meals are NOT included in the tour price.
  • 6. Mandatory Tip for tour guide and driver are NOT included.
  • 7. Only the tour guide can purchase entrance tickets for you. Pre-purchased tickets are NOT acceptable.
  • 8. A free (i.e. Buy 2 Get 1 Free) person, not showing up on a departure date will result in a penalty. The penalty is usually the fourth person price, but it varies. Free person has to pay for some admission tickets that is included in the tour package price of Paid Person.
  • 9. There must be at least one passenger of 18 years for every booking made with GoldenBusTours. For Children between the age group of 2 to 14 years, a different price will be charged. Please refer to Child price on our pricing calendar. Child Age may vary between different bus operators. Maximum 4 people of any age can stay in 1 Room in the hotel. If the 5th person is infant you will be charged normally then with the second room as an expense.
  • 10. Activities are optional though, but each customer has to participate in 2 activities at least. No city pass allowed. Some attractions are mandatory. Each customer has to take part in them and have to pay for them in cash.
Departure Locations

Free Airport Pickup from JFK/LGA/EWR between 8:30 AM to 12:00 AM. For Domestic arrivals meet the guide at the baggage claim area and at Waiting Area for the international flight.

Paid pickup service is available for 24 hours. $120 for 1 or 2 persons and $10 per additional person will be charged.

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

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

Returns Locations

Kindly book your flights to depart from New York JFK, LGA, EWR after 7:00 PM. Free Drop off only at the time mentioned before.

135-20 39th Ave, (In front of the Sheraton hotel - Queens) Flushing, NY 11354 at 05:00 PM

87 Bowery (2nd Floor), Chinatown, New York, NY 10013 at 6:00 PM

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

Terms & Conditions

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

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


Tour Confirmation

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


E-Ticket (Mandatory to be on bus)

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


Changes in Booking

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


Changes in Tour Itinerary

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

Reschedule

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

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

Pricing

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

9. Tour package price is inclusive of taxes.

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

Child Rate:

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

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

Cancellation

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

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

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


Cancellation charges 

⇒  A 60% cancellation fee of the total tour purchase will be incurred if the cancellation occurs 3-10 days or more before the departure date.

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

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

 

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

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

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

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

Buy 2 Get 3rd Free: 

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Tomi Wider
45 5

I had been with my family to this New York to Niagara Falls Philadelphia Boston new haven tour with Golden bus. It is unbelievable that we visited so many places in such a short time. In fact, in each place we had enough time to spend and the entire tour was a magical experience. Our drive was smooth and the others traveling with us were also really great and now we all stay in touch.

Hiran
37 2

I recently enjoyed this 9 day tour package in which we visited many great cities rich with scenic sports and historical sites, in these nine days we explored Boston, Niagara Falls, Corning, Washington DC, Philadelphia and New York and toured prestigious institutions like Yale University, MIT and Harvard University. We also enjoyed nature and its wonders at Rhode Island.

Chang
34 7

I and my brother got this to this tour. He loves visiting places and so I am a part of his interested tour. It is not that I dislike touring, but this was an interesting tour taking to so many places. The bus was comfortable and my brother gave me the window seat right from day one. It was really good and the dinner at most places were exceptionally good. The hotel accommodation on the 6th day was unsatisfactory, the room was not cleaned to perfection, the sheets were soiled and we had to call the reception and request them to get it changed and they did so with hesitation.

Kelly
31 3

I went on this tour hoping everything to offer an above par experience. Golden bus provided it to a great extent and only the hotel accommodation was satisfactory. The guide gave us the best of the details that each place gave a feel of being known.

Rahul
30 10

We are three sisters, who took to this tour after a long time; we cut our busy schedules and made up for this tour. It was fascinating and as it would have it we loved the outlets for shopping. The high brands and the discount pricing was nothing short of a day dream that we got to realize. The weight of the shopping bags became much than the luggage we actually carried for the tour. But we got the best of the collection and were more than happy. We could walk with pride to our work places in best of the collection. The tour was the best.

Rene
19 2

I am a student. Some 10 friends of mine and me booked this tour during our holidays. It was one of the best period ever. The guide could have been a bit more informative.

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