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3-Day Niagara Falls, Washington DC, Philadelphia, Watkins Glen Tour from New York

Tour Code: 355-572   
327 reviews | 104 photos
Available:
Mon, Wed, Fri; Daily (May 16-Sep 30)
Depart from:
New York, NY; Parsippany, NJ; Jersey City, NJ; Brooklyn, NY
Duration:
3 Days 2 Nights

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Buy 2 Get 3rd Free on sharing one room. Price already adjusted. 1. Receive 5% off when you purchase 3+ rooms on the same tour (single order only).
2. Receive 3% off when you book 3+ multi-day tours with minimum order total of $500 at once. Not valid in conjunction with any other discounts or pricing offers.

Highlights: Visit Niagara Falls (day and night tour), Philadelphia (Independence Hall, Liberty Bell), Washington DC (Smithsonian Institution, Lincoln Memorial, White House). Howe Caverns/Secret Caverns (Mon, Wed and Fri departures only). Optional: Maid of the Mist (Apr-Oct), IMAX movie, DC Cruise, and more.

  • $50 Value Gift: Take this tour and visit Niagara Falls between 10/1/14 and 12/31/14 will get two free Niagara falls souvenir pictures (day and night image 6 x 8). See "additional note" for detail information.
  • U.S. side only - Passengers do not need a visa/passport to join this tour.
  • Tour is 100% guaranteed; if cancelled 120% of the price will be refunded.

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3 Departure: Find Closest Pickup
 7:00am Flushing Mall
 7:00am Brooklyn, NY: 6102 8th Ave
 8:00am 75 Chrystie St - Manhattan
 8:15am Jersey City, NJ - White Castle
 8:45am Parsippany, NJ - Mon & Wed & Fri only
4 Do you need to extend hotel stay? Read more
Pre-tour: If you arrive before the tour's starting date, please self check-in the hotel. The hotels near the pick up locations suggested (Red Roof Inn Edison, Sheraton LaGuardia East Hotel Flushing, Comfort Inn Manhattan Bridge New York, Hampton Inn and Suites Parsippany/North)
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So my tour was started pretty bad. I probably put the wrong date on my booking. But then I went to their main office, and they just changed it, They didn't give me hard time at all... Then the tour it... More>>
My partner and I read some of the reviews for the 3 day Niagara Trip and were wary of some of the slightly negative comments. However we went on the trip and were very pleased that we did so. The trip... More>>
We are very much overwhelmed with the trip we took. The trip was pleasant, frequent stops for the restroom and food. The food stops had a variety of choices (subway, kfc, md, supermarkets and restaura... More>>

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    • 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 $96 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.
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    Remarks: Tours departing on Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday we will not visit the Howe/Secret Caverns. The itinerary is listed as follow:

    Day 1: NYC - Philadelphia - Washington, DC
    Day 2: DC - Watkins Glen - Niagara Falls (night view)
    Day 3: Niagara Falls (day view) - NYC

    Day 1

    New York - Howe Caverns/Secret Caverns - Niagara Falls (447 miles)

    Guests will be picked up in New Jersey and New York in the early morning. We will head north to either the Howe Caverns or Secret Caverns in upstate New York. We will then continue on to Niagara Falls, NY where we will see Thundering Water Cultural Show.

    • Always Visit
      More» This popular tourist attraction is home to an underground lake known as the "Lake of Venus" as well as the informative Cave House Museum of Mining & Geology. It was discovered by a farmer in 1842. «Less
      Admission (Optional): Adult $25; Child (3-12 yrs) $13; Senior (Over 62 yrs) $22|Duration: Approx. 50 Minutes
    • Always Visit
      More» Discovered by a farmer after his cattle wandered into the entrance to cool down, the Secret Caverns are a kitschy and odd alternative to the nearby larger enterprise, Howe Caverns. A 103-step staircase is the only way in or out «Less
      Admission (Optional): Adult $18; Child (3-12 yrs) $8; Senior (Over 62 yrs) $18|Duration: Approx. 45 Minutes

    More» Known and loved for both their power and their beauty, the Niagara Falls offer an experience unlike any other. More water tumbles down from the Niagara River every minute than any other place in the world. «Less

    • Always Visit
      More» Niagara, like many impressive wonders of nature, is a sacred place for the local Native American people. This show uses dance as a storytelling medium through which to showcase the impact that the falls have had on native culture. «Less
      Admission (Optional): Adult $20; Child (3-12 yrs) $13; Senior (Over 62 yrs) $20|Duration: Approx. 40 Minutes
    • Always Visit
      More» This movie, which guests will view on an impressive 45-foot-wide screen, tells the history of human interaction with the falls, focusing largely on the "daredevils" who have crossed, boated, and even jumped off them. «Less
      Admission (Optional): Adult $12; Child (3-12 yrs) $8; Senior (Over 62 yrs) $9|Duration: Approx. 45 Minutes
    Standard Hotel: R.I.T in Rochester or similar
    Day 2

    Niagara Falls - Corning/Watkins Glen (177 miles)

    We will then continue to explore Niagara Falls, NY where we will take the famous Maid of the Mist boat ride (approx. May - Oct) or the Niagara Falls Adventure Movie (Approx Nov - May). Guests will have the chance to choose either to stay in the Falls Park for self-exploration or have an in-depth tour that includes visits to the Whirlpool State Park and Old Fort Niagara. We will then head to Watkins Glen State Park in the Finger Lakes region of New York. In the winter, Watkins Glen is closed and we will instead visit the Corning Glass Museum.

    More» Known and loved for both their power and their beauty, the Niagara Falls offer an experience unlike any other. More water tumbles down from the Niagara River every minute than any other place in the world. «Less

    • Seasonal
      More» This famous boat ride gets passengers up close and personal with the Niagara Falls! The Maid rides right into the mists thrown up by the roaring cascade as the Niagara River tumbles over the edge of the falls. «Less
      Admission (Optional): Adult $17; Child (3-12 yrs) $9.90; Senior (Over 62 yrs) $17|Duration: Approx. 20 Minutes
    • Always Visit
      More» This interesting and exciting fuller tour of the greater Niagara area takes guests to sights they otherwise may not see, such as the impressive water formation at Whirlpool State Park or the historic Old Fort Niagara. «Less
      Admission (Optional): Adult $25; Child (3-12 yrs) $15; Senior (Over 62 yrs) $22
    • Replace Maid of the Mist during winter
      More» This movie, which guests will view on an impressive 45-foot-wide screen, tells the history of human interaction with the falls, focusing largely on the "daredevils" who have crossed, boated, and even jumped off them. «Less
      Replace Maid of the Mist during winter
      Admission (Optional): Adult $12; Child (3-12 yrs) $8; Senior (Over 62 yrs) $9|Duration: Approx. 45 Minutes

    • Available in Summer only. Tour goes to Corning Glass Museum during winter.
      More» Glen Creek has carved a dramatic gorge into the Watkins Glen hillside, resulting in a large, cavern-like network of rock formations. Visitors can take guided tours, do some hiking, or just spend some time in the park. «Less
      Available in Summer only. Tour goes to Corning Glass Museum during winter.
      Admission (Optional): Adult $10; Child (3-12 yrs) $8; Senior (Over 62 yrs) $10|Duration: Approx. 45 Minutes

    • Replace Watkins Glen State Park during winter
      More» This museum in western New York is dedicated to the history, art, and science behind glassmaking. Its collection contains more than 45,000 objects, some of which date back millennia. It was founded in 1951 and sees 400,000 visitors annually. «Less
      Replace Watkins Glen State Park during winter
      Admission (Optional): Adult $16; Child (Under 19 yrs) Free; Senior (Over 62 yrs) $16|Opening Hours: (Closed on January 1, Thanksgiving Day, December 24, December 25)
    Standard Hotel: Quality Inn, Comfort Inn, Days Inn or similar
    Day 3

    Washington DC - Philadelphia - New York (235 miles)

    In the morning, we will head south to Washington, DC to see all of the famous monuments. Guests will have the chance to take a Cruise on the Potomac River that will allow them to see the different sites of Washington DC from the water. We will then travel to Philadelphia, PA to see the Liberty Bell and Independence Hall in National Independence Park. We will return to New York at night. See "Departure and Return Details" for flight 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

    • Always Visit
      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
    • 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
    • Always Visit
      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
    • Always Visit
      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
    • Always Visit
      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
    • Always Visit
      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
    • 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
    • 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 $25; Child (2-12 yrs) $17; Senior (Over 62 yrs) $22|Duration: Approx. 45 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

    • Always Visit
      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
    • Always Visit
      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
    • Always Visit
      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
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    • 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 9:30pm
    Brooklyn, NY 6102 8th Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11220 (HSBC Bank) map link 7:00am no stop
    New York, NY 75 Chrystie St, New York, NY 10002 (Chinatown (Manhattan NYC) - Manhattan) map link 8:00am 9:00pm
    Jersey City, NJ 2995 John F Kennedy Blvd W, Jersey City, NJ 07306 (White Castle - White Castle) map link 8:15am 8:30pm
    Parsippany, NJ 828 Us-46, Parsippany, NJ 07054 (Top Quality Food Market - Mon & Wed & Fri only) map link 8:45am no stop
    Parsippany, NJ 828 Us-46, Parsippany, NJ 07054 (Top Quality Food Market - Tue, Thu & Sat Departures only) map link no stop 9:00pm

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

    • Please note that there will be no drop off in Brooklyn at all, passengers will be dropped off in Manhattan.
    • 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

    • 2 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
      Corning, NY
      Corning Museum of Glass (Optional) $16 Free (Under 19 yrs) $16 (Over 62 yrs)
      Niagara Falls, NY
      Maid of the Mist (Optional) $17 $9.90 (3-12 yrs) $17 (Over 62 yrs)
      Niagara Falls Adventure Movie (Optional) $12 $8 (3-12 yrs) $9 (Over 62 yrs)
      Niagara Falls In-Depth Tour (Optional) $25 $15 (3-12 yrs) $22 (Over 62 yrs)
      Thundering Water Cultural Show (Optional) $20 $13 (3-12 yrs) $20 (Over 62 yrs)
      Schenectady, NY
      Howe Caverns (Optional) $25 $13 (3-12 yrs) $22 (Over 62 yrs)
      Secret Caverns (Optional) $18 $8 (3-12 yrs) $18 (Over 62 yrs)
      Washington, DC
      Potomac River Cruise (Optional) $25 $17 (2-12 yrs) $22 (Over 62 yrs)
      Watkins Glen, NY
      Watkins Glen State Park (Optional) $10 $8 (3-12 yrs) $10 (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: Minimum $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

    • $50 Value Gift: Only apply to passenger who visit Niagara Falls between 10/1/2014 and 12/31/2014. The two photoes are value of $50, passenger need to pay tip and taxes total $6 to get the photoes.
    • 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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    • 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.

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    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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