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4-Day Washington DC Cherry Blossom, Tennessee, Smoky Mountain Bus Tour from New York/New Jersey

From USD  $176   
Available:
Mon, Thu (Mar 17 - Apr 17)
Depart from:
New York, NY; Jersey City, NJ; East Brunswick, NJ; Brooklyn, NY
Duration:
4 Days 3 Nights
Buy 2 Get 3rd Free on sharing one room. Price already adjusted.

Highlights: Visit Washington (National Cherry Blossom Festival, Potomac River Cruise, Jefferson Memorial), Natural Bridge Township (Natural Bridge), Chattanooga (Ruby Falls, Rock City), Great Smoky Mountains (Great Smoky Mountains Park), Pigeon Forge (Dolly Parton's Dixie Stampede). Inclusions: 3 nights hotel accommodation, Transportation via an air-conditioned vehicle

Cherry Blossom tour along Potomac River and Tidal Basin
Tour route may be re-ordered and will be finalized 2 days prior departure.

100% guaranteed departure; if cancelled 120% will be refunded.

  • Details

  • Policies

Day 1

New York - Washington DC (225 miles)

Guests will be picked up in New York and New Jersey in the morning. From there, we will drive to Washington, DC. Upon arriving, we will first view the amazing blossoms of the National Cherry Blossom Festival. Guests will have the chance to take a Cruise on the Potomac River that will allow them to see the bright pink blossoms from the water. After, we will visit Jefferson Memorial, specular view in April as the Cherry Blossom blooming along the Tidal Basin.

More»
The capital of the United States of America sits on the scenic Potomac River. Monuments, museums, and Americana characterize this historic city, which is located in the District of Columbia between the states of Maryland and Virginia. «Less

  • Due to the short florescence and weak petals of cherry blossom, we can not guarantee seeing the blooming cherry blossoms for departures earlier or later than the peak bloom period. But we'll do other itineraries the same.
    More» In 1912, Mayor Yukio Ozaki of Tokyo City gave the United States a gift of Japanese cherry trees. Every year since, people have gathered to watch them burst into a magnificent pink and white blooms. «Less
    Due to the short florescence and weak petals of cherry blossom, we can not guarantee seeing the blooming cherry blossoms for departures earlier or later than the peak bloom period. But we'll do other itineraries the same.
    Opening Hours: Mar 20 - Apr 13
  • Always Visit
    More» The Potomac River runs along Washington, DC, the capital city of the United States of America. Visitors to this famous locale can opt to see many of the area's most historic landmarks and memorials in a unique way. «Less
    Admission (Optional): Adult $23; Child (6-12 yrs) $15; Senior (Over 62 yrs) $20|Duration: Approx. 45 Minutes
  • Always Visit
    More» The Thomas Jefferson Memorial is a memorial to the third president of the United States. The impressive building is neoclassical in design and has been standing since 1943. It sees more than two million visitors every year. «Less
Standard Hotel: Comfort Inn/Days Inn/Sleeping Inn or similar
Day 2

Great Smoky Mountains - Pigeon Forge - Chattanooga (156 miles)

In the morning our tour continues to Tennessee with a trip through the Great Smoky Mountains. After a stop in Gatlinburg, TN, we will continue on to Pigeon Forge, TN to see the Dixie Stampede Western show, which was created by the great Dolly Parton. We will spend the night in Chattanooga, TN.

  • Always Visit
    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

  • Always Visit
    More» In 1988, the first Dixie Stampede opened in Pigeon Forge, Tennessee, just outside of Dollywood, Dolly Parton's theme park. The show is still going strong today, and has expanded to two other locations in the American South. «Less
    Admission (Optional): Adult $55; Child $33; Senior $55|Duration: Approx. 1 Hour 30 Minutes
Standard Hotel: Comfort Inn, Days Inn, Sleep Inn or similar
Day 3

Chattanooga (72 miles)

We will spend the day exploring Chattanooga, TN and the surrounding area. Our day includes heading to Rock City and seeing the Ruby Falls. We will also visit the town of Sweetwater, TN, where we will see the Craighead Caverns and its magnificent Lost Sea.

  • Always Visit
    More» The famous Ruby Falls, an underground waterfall, are a natural phenomenon, and are fed by rainwater and underground springs. The water from the falls flows out of the caverns and eventually joins up with the Tennessee River. «Less
    Admission (Optional): Adult $20.28; Child $11.65; Senior $19.61|Duration: Approx. 1 Hour 30 Minutes
  • Always Visit
    More» Rock City is as famous for its aggressive mid-19th-century marketing campaigns as for its views and gardens. Still, Rock City does offer a lot to visitors: panoramic views, botanical gardens, and amazing rock formations are all features. «Less
    Admission (Optional): Adult $21.35; Child $12.79; Senior $20.65

  • Always Visit
    More» In addition to the usual rock formations like stalactites and stalagmites, this cave contains a plethora of anthodites: underground crystalline formations. However, its main feature is the underground lake known as "The Lost Sea." «Less
Standard Hotel: Comfort Inn, Days Inn, Sleep Inn or similar
Day 4

Shenandoah Valley - Natural Bridge - New York (517 miles)

On the final day of our tour, we will head to Virginia's beautiful Shenandoah Valley to visit the Natural Bridge. After our visit, we will make our return journey to New York, where we should arrive at night.

  • Always Visit
    More» Referenced in "Moby Dick" and called by Thomas Jefferson "the most Sublime of nature's works," Virginia's Natural Bridge (located in an eponymous town) has been fascinating travellers for hundreds of years. The rock arch has a 90-foot span. «Less
    Admission (Optional): Adult $21; Child $12; Senior $21|Duration: Approx. 40 Minutes
  • Departure & Return

Location Address Map Departure Return
Flushing, NY 135-20 39th Ave, Flushing, NY 11354 (In front of the Sheraton hotel - Queens) map link 7:00am 8:45pm
Brooklyn, NY 6102 8th Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11220 (HSBC Bank) map link 7:00am no stop
New York, NY 99 Bowery St, New York, NY 10002 (Manhattan) map link 8:00am 8:00pm
Jersey City, NJ 2995 John F Kennedy Blvd W, Jersey City, NJ 07306 (White Castle - White Castle) map link 8:15am 7:30pm
East Brunswick, NJ 275 New Jersey 18, East Brunswick, NJ 08816 (In front of the Hong Kong Supermarket) map link 8:45am 7:00pm

*Return time is an estimate and varies based on traffic and weather conditions.

*Only pick up service available from Brooklyn
  • Price Includes

  • 3 nights hotel accommodation
  • Transportation via an air-conditioned vehicle
  • Tour guide (Level 2: semi-guided tour)
  • Taxes
  • Price Excludes

  • Admission Fees:
    Destination Adult Child Senior
    Chattanooga, TN
    Rock City (Optional) $21.35 $12.79 $20.65
    Ruby Falls (Optional) $20.28 $11.65 $19.61
    Natural Bridge Township
    Natural Bridge (Optional) $21 $12 $21
    Pigeon Forge, TN
    Dolly Parton's Dixie Stampede (Optional) $55 $33 $55
    Washington, DC
    Potomac River Cruise (Optional) $23 $15 (6-12 yrs) $20 (Over 62 yrs)
    • 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.
  • All meals and drinks during the trip.
  • Service Fees: A total of $7 / day / person should be paid to tour guide and the bus driver as a service fee. 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: $7 x 2 (seats) x 2 (days) = $28. From 2014/5/1, the service fee amount will be changed to $8 / day / person.
  • 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
  • Additional Note

  • Minimum Passengers: The Potomac River Cruise requires a minimum of 35 passengers to run. If fewer than 35 people join the tour, we will visit another attraction instead.
  • Peak Blossom Bloom Period: Due to the short bloom and weak petals of the cherry blossom, we can not guarantee seeing the blooming cherry blossoms for departures earlier or later than the peak bloom period. The itinerary will be the same regardless.
  • Language: All tours are escorted by professional bi- or multi-lingual tour and/or driver guides (English/Chinese). Depending on the number of passengers booked for a particular departure, tours and/or languages may be combined to operate the tours.
Single Double(/person) Third Person Fourth Person
Adult Child
(Age 0-12)
Adult Child
(Age 0-12)
$326 $176 Free Free $108 $108

Pricing Policy

  • BUY 2 GET 1 FREE : (1) Cancellation of free-fare passenger must be made at least 7 days before departure. (2) No-show or late cancellation incurs an $135 penalty fee for the reserved bus seat
  • Child Rate: Children sharing a room with 2 adult passengers pay the same price as a third or fourth adult. Please note that each hotel room can only accommodate up to 4 guests of any age.
  • To display prices, please mouse over the date on the calendar; the relevant cost-per-person will be displayed.
  Booking Information
1 Departure Date:
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3 Departure:
 7:00am Flushing, NY - Queens
 7:00am Brooklyn, NY: 6102 8th Ave
 8:00am 99 Bowery St - Manhattan
 8:15am Jersey City, NJ - White Castle
 8:45am East Brunswick, NJ
  Total Fares:
$0.00 (incl. tax and fees)

  Confirmation

Immediately after submitting your reservation you will receive a receipt of booking by email.

  Redemption

Complete Operator information, including local telephone numbers at your destination, are included on your e-ticket. You must print the e-tickets and take them along on your trip; they are your proof of purchase.

  Terms & Condition

PLEASE READ CAREFULLY

The purchase of any travel services represents your acceptance Terms & Conditions set out herein. Please ensure that you read carefully and understand these Terms & Conditions prior to booking.

Booking changes
A fee may be charged for any revision or alteration made to a reservation after the booking is confirmed. Name changes or corrections may be treated as a cancellation and cancellation fees will apply. A change of tour date or tour itinerary may be treated as a cancellation, and normal cancellation fees will apply. Please be noted that we do not allow departure change 48 hours before departure.

Cancellations and Cancellation Fees
Regardless of reason, cancellations result in costly charges from our travel and hotel providers covering penalties and fees incurred by canceling confirmed and pending bookings. Therefore, cancellation penalties and or fees will apply. Time of cancellation will be determined when notice is received and confirmed by our office. Notice of cancellation must be made directly to Taketours by email or through web mail at Contact Us .

Tour Departure: This tour has 100% guaranteed departure; if the tour is cancelled there will be refund of 120%. Restrictions apply; due to weather conditions, State Emergencies, Airport Closures or anything beyond the control of the tour operator the 120% refund will NOT apply.

Cancellation penalties per person for 1-4 days tours

  • 15-30 days prior to departure - 10% of total purchase amount.
  • 7-14 days prior to departure - 25% of total purchase amount.
  • 4-6 days prior to departure - 50% of total purchase amount.
  • Within 3 days prior to departure - 100% of total purchase amount.
  • Day of departure or no show - 100% per person.
  • Unused features are non-refundable. No shows forfeit entire payment.
  • Trips require a minimum number of participants to avoid cancellation. We reserve the right to cancel a schedule trip to fully refund affected customers although tour companies will make every efforts to maintain the normal operation.
  • There is 6% handling fee add-on to the above penalties.

Cancellation penalties per person for tours last 5 or more days

  • Up to 46 days prior to departure - 10% of total purchase amount.
  • 21-45 days prior to departure - 25% of total purchase amount.
  • 8-20 days prior to departure - 50% of total purchase amount.
  • 1-7 days prior to departure - 100% of total purchase amount.
  • Day of departure or no show - 100% per person.
  • Unused features are non-refundable. No shows forfeit entire payment.
  • There is 6% handling fee add-on to the above penalties.

NOTE: We cannot grant any refunds more than 30 days after completion of tour.

Itinerary Variations
We constantly strives to improve tour itineraries and features. If such improvements can be made, or unforeseen circumstances beyond our control make changes necessary - we reserve the right to vary itineraries and to substitute hotels. At certain peak periods duplicate departures may operate, and sometimes in reverse order in which case hotels may vary from those stated on the itinerary pages.

Tour Cancellation:
We reserves the right to cancel or re-schedule any tour departure in accordance with operating requirements or circumstances beyond its control. If cancellation is made any time prior to departure* of the tour, Taketours' only liability will be to refund to the passenger the amount it has received for the tour booking. We will try to re-book the same or similar tour.. Please note that we are not liable for any cancellation penalties incurred on any other travel arrangements including air tickets purchased separately from customers.

We are not responsible for any other travel arrangements affected due to our cancellations.

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