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2-Day Washington DC, Philadelphia Tour from New York/New Jersey/Philadelphia

From USD  $76  $95 Save $19
Available:
Daily except Tue (Nov - Mar); Daily (Apr - Oct)
Depart from:
New York, NY; Philadelphia, PA; Jersey City, NJ; East Brunswick, NJ; Brooklyn, NY
Duration:
2 Days 1 Night
Buy 2 Get 3rd Free on sharing one room. Price already adjusted.

Highlights: Visit Washington (White House, US Capitol, Jefferson Memorial, Korean War Veterans Memorial, Lincoln Memorial, National Air and Space Museum, Potomac River Cruise, Vietnam Veterans Memorial), Philadelphia, Princeton. Inclusions: 1 night hotel accommodation, Transportation via an air-conditioned vehicle

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

  • Policies

Day 1

New York - Princeton - Philadelphia - Lancaster* (176 miles)

In the morning we will visit Princeton, NJ and the campus of the prestigious Ivy League school, Princeton University. Next, we will depart for historic Philadelphia, PA to visit National Independence Park, Independence Hall, Congress Hall and the famous Liberty Bell. We will go to Lancaster to visit the Amish village when time permits.

  • Always Visit
    More» This illustrious university in central New Jersey is one of the oldest and most highly regarded institutions of higher learning in the entire United States of America. It has been associated with 35 Nobel Prize laureates. «Less
    Admission (Optional): Adult $10; Child (3-12 yrs) $8; Senior (Over 62 yrs) $10|Duration: Approx. 35 Minutes

More» One of the most historically significant cities in the United States, Philadelphia was the original American capital. The City of Brotherly Love draws history buffs and lovers of culture from all corners of the globe! «Less

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    More» When Philadelphia was the capital of the newly-formed United States of America, this building was home to the young Congress and all of its proceedings. Congress Hall stands right next to Independence Hall in Independence National Park. «Less
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    More» One of Philadelphia's most famous landmarks, Independence Hall in Independence National Historical Park is the location where both the Declaration of Independence and the United States Constitution were debated, written, and ratified by the Founding Fathers of the USA. «Less
    Duration: Approx. 15 Minutes
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    More» The famously cracked Liberty Bell is a sign of American Independence and spirit. Located at Liberty Bell Center in Philadelphia, PA, this symbol of the American Revolution was crafted in 1752-- more than 250 years ago. «Less
    Duration: Approx. 15 Minutes
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    More» This National Historical Park in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania serves as a way of preserving important Revolutionary War sites for future generations. Called "America's most historic square mile," this 55-acre park in the "Old City" district is not to be missed. «Less

  • Time Permits
    (Optional if time permits) More» This authentic Amish farm in Lancaster, PA is more than 300 years old, and an educational experience for the whole family. This 25-acre farm is dedicated to teaching people about the Amish lifestyle in a fun and constructive way. «Less
    Admission (Optional): Adult $20; Child (3-12 yrs) $13; Senior (Over 62 yrs) $20
Standard Hotel: Comfort Inn/Days Inn/Sleeping Inn or similar
Day 2

Washington DC - New York (224 miles)

Today we'll visit many of the most iconic landmarks and buildings in the nation's capital during our visit to Washington D.C., stopping at the National Air and Space Museum, Capitol Hill (outside), White House (outside), Jefferson, Lincoln, Vietnam War, and Korean War Memorials. We will return to New York in the late afternoon and get there around 7:00pm. See "Departure and Return Details" for pickup and dropoff information.

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

  • Passing By
    (Passing By) 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
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    (Passing By) More» This memorial commemorates those who served for the United States in the Korean War. It is located south of the Reflecting Pool at the National Mall. The simple memorial is triangular in shape will a circle at the top. «Less
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    (Passing By) More» This iconic American monument honors the 16th president of the United States. Abraham Lincoln was president during the American Civil War, and is most famous for the Emancipation Proclamation that freed all of the slaves in the US. «Less
    Duration: Approx. 45 Minutes
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    More» One of the Smithsonian Institute's museums in Washington, DC, the National Air and Space Museum chronicles the history of flight. From the Wright Brother to Buzz Aldrin, the exhibits at this museum explore all of humanity's air travels. «Less
    Duration: Approx. 1 Hour 30 Minutes
  • Always Visit
    More» The famous United States Capitol is the meeting place of the US Congress, and has been for more than 200 years. The building is famous for its elaborate dome and intricately designed, detailed columns. «Less
    Duration: Approx. 15 Minutes
  • Passing By
    (Passing By) More» This memorial in Washington, DC serves as a place to remember the American soldier who were lost or killed during the tumultuous Vietnam War. Originally controversial in design, the simple memorial has become a shrine for the American people. «Less
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    More» The world-famous White House in Washington, DC is the official residence of the president of the United States and the place where most of the work is done. The facade of this neoclassical mansion is a global icon. «Less
    Duration: Approx. 20 Minutes
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    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 $25; Child (2-12 yrs) $17; Senior (Over 62 yrs) $22|Duration: Approx. 45 Minutes
Visiting Princeton University is not valid for customers who select Philadelphia Bourse as departure.
  • Departure & Return

Location Address Map Departure Return
Flushing, NY 133-31 39th Ave, Flushing, NY 11354 (In front of the Flushing Mall) map link 7:00am 8:30pm
Brooklyn, NY 6102 8th Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11220 (HSBC Bank) map link 7:00am no stop
New York, NY 90 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 6:15pm
East Brunswick, NJ 275 New Jersey 18, East Brunswick, NJ 08816 (In front of the Hong Kong Supermarket) map link 8:45am 6:30pm
Philadelphia, PA 21 S 5th St, Philadelphia, PA 19106 (Philadelphia Bourse) map link 12:00pm no stop

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

  • For Philadelphia departures, the closest drop off location will be in NJ Turnpike James Fenimore Cooper service area between exit 4 and 5. Customers can also be dropped off at the Manhattan location. If you are looking for transportation back to Philadelphia, you may use any of the bus services available departing from Chinatown.
  • Drop off location will be the same as pick up location (some locations may not have drop off service).
  • The timetable above is subject to change. We reserve the right to make changes to the itinerary without prior notice.
  • Price Includes

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

  • Admission Fees:
    Destination Adult Child Senior
    Lancaster
    The Amish Farm and House (Optional) $20 $13 (3-12 yrs) $20 (Over 62 yrs)
    Princeton
    Princeton University (Optional) $10 $8 (3-12 yrs) $10 (Over 62 yrs)
    Washington, DC
    Potomac River Cruise (Optional) $25 $17 (2-12 yrs) $22 (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 $8 / day / person should be paid in cash 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: $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
  • Additional Note

  • Visiting Princeton University is not valid for customers who select Philadelphia Bourse as departure.
  • Tour route may be changed and reversed; you may contact the vendor 1-2 days prior departure to confirm final itinerary
  • Customers are held solely responsible for their own travel documents and/or visas if required.
  • Bus Arrangement: Usually only passengers in the same order will be arranged in the same bus. If you book the tour separately with your friends and you want to sit in the same bus, you need to inform us before departure . Or you may be arranged in different buses.
  • Child rates: Child rates apply to those who are 0-12 yrs old. Please bring car seats with you for your infants during the tour.
  • 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.
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$126 $76 Free Free $60 $60

Pricing Policy

  • Buy 2 Get 3rd Free: (1) Cancellation of free-fare passenger must be made at least 7 days before departure. (2) No-show or late cancellation incurs a $60 penalty fee for the reserved bus seat.
  • Child rates: Child rates apply to those who are 0-12 yrs old. Customers are welcome to use child safety seats on that have lap and/or shoulder belts/harnesses.
  • To display prices, please mouse over the date on the calendar; the relevant cost-per-person will be displayed.
  Booking Information
1 Departure Date:
2 Number of Rooms:
3 Departure:
 7:00am Flushing Mall
 7:00am Brooklyn, NY: 6102 8th Ave
 8:00am 90 Bowery St - Manhattan
 8:15am Jersey City, NJ - White Castle
 8:45am East Brunswick, NJ
 12:00pm Philadelphia Bourse
  Total Fares:
$0.00 (incl. tax and fees)
  • Policies

  Confirmation

  • All purchases are subject to re-confirmation within 2-3 business days after booking. Please do not book the airline tickets until you received the confirmation.

  Redemption

  • Complete operator information, including local telephone numbers at your destination, is 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.

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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