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Buy 2 Get 3rd Free details: (1) Offer applies to 3rd person sharing one room with two paying adults. Prices are already adjusted. (2) Cancellation of free-fare passenger must be made at least 3 days before departure. (3) No-show (or late cancellation) of free passenger incurs $225 penalty fee for the reserved bus seat.
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At 7:00am, we will leave Boston and head to Shenandoah National Park in Virginia to visit the Shenandoah Caverns or Luray Caverns.
More»The Shenandoah Caverns sit in an eponymous valley and national park at the extreme north of the state of Virginia. Popular for their accessibility as well as their beautiful rock formations, they are not a sight to miss!«Less
The tour will either visit Shenandoah Caverns or Luray Caverns depending on traffic or weather.
More»Perhaps the most famous attraction in the Luray Caverns is The Great Stalacpipe Organ, a giant mechanized instrument that uses naturally formed stalagmites as its pipes. Rubber mallets tap the formations at certain intervals and points to produce tones.«Less
Shenandoah National Park - Great Smoky Mountains - Chattanooga - Pigeon Forge (711 miles)
After breakfast, we will head to Tennessee to visit Great Smoky Mountains Park. We will then travel to Lookout Mountain to visit the Ruby Falls and ride the Lookout Mountain Incline Railway. We will watch Dolly Parton's Dixie Stampede show at night.
More»This 520,000-acre park on the eastern border of Tennessee is a United States National Park and UNESCO World Heritage. It is the most-visited national park in the United States, and is renown for the beauty of its landscapes.«Less
More»The Ruby Falls are an underground waterfall located beneath Tennessee's lookout mountain. The Falls are 145 feet high and located in the heart of the Lookout Mountain Caverns. The Ruby Falls area is a National Historic Landmark.«Less
More»This historic hilltop on the southern border of Tennessee has a colorful history as a place of importance during wartime. Most notably, it was the centerpiece of the Battle of Lookout Mountain during the American Civil War.«Less
More»This tram has been running almost continually since 1895, and with the exception of an engine update in 1911, it hasn't changed that much. The ride stretches about one mile up the mountain and reaches a grade of 72.7%.«Less
More»Dolly Parton's Dixie Stampede is a dinner-and-a-show attraction in which guests are served dinner in an arena setting while watching a Wild West show that includes horse riding competitions, pig and chicken races, and impressive acrobatics. (included Dinner Show)«Less
Pigeon Forge - Chattanooga - Great Smoky Mountains (288 miles)
Today we will continue our tour of the Great Smoky Mountains with a visit to Rock City and a ride on the Ober Gatlinburg Aerial Tramway.
More»Rock City is as famous for its aggressive mid-19th-century marketing campaigns as for its views and gardens. Sign-maker Clark Byers painted over 900 roofs in 19 states throughout the American South with to-the-point advertisement for the attraction.«Less
More»This scenic tram ride at the Ober Gatlinburg amusement park and ski resort near Tennessee's eastern border brings passengers more than two miles up the slopes of the Great Smoky Mountains at about 17 miles per hour.«Less
Today we will head back north, stopping to see the Craighead Caverns in Sweetwater, TN and the Natural Bridge in Virginia before returning to Boston. See "Departure and Return Details" for pickup and dropoff information.
More»Second only to Dragon's Breath Cave Lake in Namibia in size, this underground lake has a surface of 4.5 acres, and it is unknown how far it stretches beneath. Divers attempted to explore its waters, but never found its end.«Less
More»The Natural Bridge in Virginia is a stone arch that spans ninety feet. Long considered a wonder of nature-- Thomas Jefferson himself was an admirer-- this miracle of erosion has become a popular spot for Southern tourists.«Less
Prices are subject to change without prior notice.
If you would like to join the optional activities, please pay the fee in cash to the tour guide. You cannot buy / use the tickets on your own or use City Passes. The tour guide will arrange the tickets for the group.
Air fares between your hometown and the departure city.
Fuel charge: $1 per day per person.
All meals and drinks during the trip. The tour guide will make eating arrangements.
Service Fees: A total of $7 / day / person should be paid in cash to tour guide and the bus driver as a service fee, from Dec. 1, 2014, it will be $8.00/day per passenger. Any child / Infant reserving a seat will have to pay the service fees as well. Ex: 2 people taking a 2-day tour would pay: $8 x 2 (seats) x 2 (days) = $32.
Personal room fees such as laundry or valet services, telephone calls, or alcoholic beverages/ mini bar items, unless they are otherwise specified.
Any private expenses
Hotel pricing: Prices are based on two adults sharing. Single room occupancy requires an extra fee. Double, triple & quad prices are for two, three, and four people, staying in one room, respectively (including children). Please note that each hotel room can only accommodate a maximum of 4 guests (adults or children). Each guest room comes standard with two full-sized or one queen-sized bed.
Travel documents: All customers will be responsible for providing their own travel documents and visa if required.
Language: All tours are escorted by professional bi- or multi-lingual tour guides and/or drivers (English/Chinese). Depending on the number of passengers booked for a particular departure, tours and/or languages may be combined to operate the tours.
City Passes: No City Passes or any other kind of outside promotional offer may be used on this tour. Guests who buy tickets to attractions from elsewhere will not be provided with transportation.
Immediately after submitting your reservation you will receive a receipt of booking by email. Within 36 hours of submitting your reservation you will receive a confirmation email confirming the booking status. The tour requires a minimum number of passengers to operate so reconfirmation two days prior to the departure date is required. If you are planning to take flight to join the tour, please call us to confirm the tour before booking flight tickets.
You will receive an confirmation email (e-ticket) after your order is received. Complete operator information, including local telephone numbers at your destination, is included on e-ticket. You must print the e-tickets and take them along on your trip; they are your proof of purchase.
Terms & Condition
BOOKING AND RESERVATION
All tours are for early booking, tour operator suggests the each passenger should book tour at least 3 weeks before departure date. Passenger may make reservation via email; however, seats will not be assigned until the deposit has been paid. At time of reservation, passenger may require to provide name, phone number and address and specify designated tour and date of travel.
All seats are pre-assigned with numbers; seat assignment is based on a first come first serve basis after down payment.
Each passenger must carry a valid travel document. (Valid visa for countries needed) (E.g. Green Card, Passport, Re-Entry Permit, and etc.) Tour operator is not responsible for lost or stolen personal items.
CANCELLATION OR CHANGE POLICY
All cancellations or changes of date must comply with the following details:
25% of total fee will be charged if cancel or change more than 14 days before departure (not including departure date).
50% of total fee will be charged if cancel or change within 8 to 14 days before departure date (not including departure date).
75% of total fee will be charged if cancel or change within 4 to 7 days before departure date (not including departure date).
Absolutely NO refund (exchangeable) on all cancellations or postponements within 3 days prior to departure (not including departure date).
All concert tickets and bus tickets are NOT refundable or exchangeable.
Passenger must present ticket(s) at time of refund; all refunds will be issued by company check or credit card only. (Absolutely NO cash refund).
There is 6% handling fee add-on to the above penalties.
BOARDING TIME AND PLACE
All passengers must arrive 30 minutes before departure time. All passengers must show photo ID and boarding pass or tickets for boarding; absolutely no boarding without tickets.
Departure time and boarding location will be confirmed after reservation is made.
Tour operator is not responsible for any loss of or damage to personal items, or personal injury that may occur on or during the tour. It is optional that passengers to buy travel insurance, for more information, please consult your travel agent.
Tour operator reserves the right to substitute hotels and alter itinerary, withdraw any tour and make any desirable alteration for the convenience of the operation of the tour.
Tour operator reserves the right to alter the tour program and itinerary order may be different than displayed online, the tour guide will arrange it accordingly depending on the traffic, hotel arrangement, and attractions opening time, etc.
Tour operator reserves the right to cancel the tour prior to departure for any reason. By accepting our policy, the passenger must agree that the tour operator shall hold no responsibilities in itinerary alterations, delays or cancellation strikes, sickness, theft, loss, accidents, weather or any other causes.
Each group requires a minimum of 10 passengers to operate a departure. The tour operator reserves the right to cancel a departure due to not meeting this basic requirement. Liability to such cancellation is limited to full refund of money received by us, and this will constitute full settlement with Tour Department.
Tour operator reserves the right to decline to accept or retain any tour member at any reason before or during the tour.
All prices are subject to change without prior notice.
All itineraries are subject to change without notice.
All passengers must obtain a valid passport and all entry / exit visa as required by immigration regulation.
If passenger has any special request to leave the tour in a certain place during the tour, it is their responsibility to notify tour operator in advance to confirm upon booking the tour.
Passenger must be self-reliant; those who require assistance must be accompanied by a friend or relative. Tour operator is NOT able to provide individual assistance for any passenger.
Passengers should inform the escort or hotel reception if they are to use the hotel swimming pool. All children should be accompanied by their parents while using the pool. No life guard on premises, swim at your own risk.
Passenger(s) are responsible for his or her belonging(s). Tour operator will NOT longer provide services to track or trace any personal item(s).
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