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Child Rate: Child rates apply to those 2-12 years and using existing bedding with 2 full-paying passengers (regardless of ages). Please note each hotel room can only accommodate 4 guests (adults or children).
Cancellation of free passenger must be made at least 7 days before departure
No-show (or late cancellation) of free passenger incurs a $92 penalty fee for the reserved bus seat
New York - Philadelphia - Shenandoah National Park (384 miles)
After guests have been picked up from the specified departure locations in New York and New Jersey, we will begin this tour of American history. Our first destination will be Philadelphia, the country's first capital, where we will visit Independence Hall and the Liberty Bell. In the afternoon, we will proceed to scenic Shenandoah National Park, VA, where we will visit the Shenandoah Caverns.
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
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
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
More»Although the scenic Skyline Drive is likely the most prominent feature of the park, almost 40% of the land area 79,579 acres has been designated as wilderness and is protected as part of the National Wilderness Preservation System.«Less
More»Containing beautiful underground formations like the famous Breakfast Bacon once featured in National Geographic, The cavern, with 17 soaring rooms full of natural wonders, is also the only Virginia caverns with elevator service.«Less
Standard Hotel: Comfort Inn or similar
Shenandoah National Park-Washington-New York (347 miles)
In the morning we will visit many of Washington, DC's most famous landmarks, monuments, and museums, such as the Lincoln Memorial and National Air and Space Museum. We also have chance to visit Madame Tussauds Wax Museum. Afterwards, we will drive back to New York City, where the tour will come to an end. Please see "Departure and Return" for more detailed information regarding pickup and drop-off times and locations.
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
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
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
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
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
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
Opening Hours: Open daily except December 25
More»The Washington, DC arm of this worldwide phenomenon is a sight to behold. Amazingly and sometimes eerily lifelike figures line the halls of this art museum in the form of celebrities and politicians both famous and infamous.«Less
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
All meals and drinks, although eating arrangements will be made by your tour guide
Service fees for your tour guide and bus driver (minimum $8.00 per day, per passenger)
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
City Pass: Passengers are NOT allowed to use a City Pass to purchase tickets for any of the optional sightseeing attractions visited on this tour.
Lodging: Single price is for one person staying in one room. double, triple and quadruple prices are for two, three, and four people staying in one room, respectively. Triple and quad rooms are based on the existing bedding in a room which is 2 double beds.
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.
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.
Complete operator information, including local telephone numbers at your destination, are included on your e-ticket. You must print and bring e-ticket(s) on your trip, as they serve as proof of purchase.
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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.
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.
Up to 31 days or more prior to departure - 10% of total purchase amount.
15-30 days prior to departure - 25% of total purchase amount.
8-14 days prior to departure - 50% of total purchase amount.
Within 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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Posted on: 2016-09-05
I recommend this tour!
Wei was our tour guide. Very informative. She always showed us the way to go with her yellow flowered umbrella and never lost her professionalism when other people on our tour constantly returned to the bus late.
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