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3-Day Washington DC Cherry Blossom Photography Tour From Boston

Tour Code: 378-5311   
From USD  $198  
Available:
4/5/2019
Depart from:
Boston, MA; Charlton, MA; Quincy, MA
Duration:
3 Days 2 Nights

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Highlights: Visit Washington, DC (White House, US Capitol, Jefferson Memorial, Potomac River Cruise), Hamilton (Grounds For Sculpture), Kennett Square (Longwood Gardens). Inclusions: 2 nights hotel accommodation

  • Guidance provided by professional photographer - good for entry to advanced level photography amateurs
  • Savvy the Washington DC in pink, peak bloom is expected to be on April 1st to April 5th

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 6:00am 219 Quincy Ave - Quincy, MA
 7:00am 77 Harrison Ave - Boston, MA
 7:45am Charlton Service Plaza - Charlton, MA
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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 $168 penalty fee for the reserved bus seat.
    • Child rates: Child rates apply to those who are 0-12 years old. Customers are welcome to use child safety seats on that have lap and/or shoulder belts/harnesses
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    Day 1

    Boston - Kennett Square (297 miles)

    We will start our journey from Boston toward Kennett Square, PA, where we will arrive at the Longwood Gardens for the day. After a day of exploration, we will head to our hotel for the night.
    • Kennett Square, PA

      Kennett Square is a borough in Chester County, Pennsylvania, United States. It is known as the Mushroom Capital of the World because mushroom farming in the region produces over a million pounds of mushrooms a day.

      Longwood Gardens

      The area that is not Longwood Gardens has been functioning as a public garden in some form or another since 1798. By the middle of the 19th century, the property was an impressive arboretum.

      Admission (Optional): Adult $23; Child (Under 18 yrs) $12; Senior (Over 62 yrs) $20

    Standard Hotel: Comfort Inn /Quality Inn Tyson's Corner or similar
    Day 2

    Washington DC

    We will spend the whole day exploring Washington, DC to observe the beautiful blooming cherry blossoms. Over the course of our sightseeing tour, we will see the Lincoln Memorial, the Vietnam Veterans Memorial, the Korean War Memorial, the Washington Monument, Capitol Hill, the White House and more. After lunch at the National Air and Space Museum, we will head to the Jefferson Memorial, the best place to see the cherry blossoms. Finally, we will take a relaxing Potomac River cruise to see the city from the water.
    • Washington, DC

      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.

      Lincoln Memorial

      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.

      Duration: Approx. 40 Minutes

      Vietnam Veterans Memorial

      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.

      Korean War Veterans Memorial

      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.

      White House

      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.

      US Capitol

      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.

      Opening Hours: Mon - Sat, Closed on Sundays, Thanksgiving Day, Christmas, New Year (1/1) & President's Inauguration Day

      Jefferson Memorial

      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. We will stay here for 2 hours during the Cherry Blossom time.

      Potomac River Cruise

      Washington, DC sits on the shores of Virginia's Potomac River, and those who want to see the United States' capital in an exciting and innovative way can join a Potomac Cruise for a relaxing and enjoyable sightseeing experience.

      Admission (Optional): Adult $26; Child (3-12 yrs) $20; Senior (Over 65 yrs) $26|Opening Hours: Mar - Nov, Closed Thanksgiving Day, December 25, January 1.|Duration: Approx. 45 Minutes

    Standard Hotel: Quality Inn Tyson's Corner or similar
    Day 3

    Washington DC - Hamilton - Boston (411 miles)

    Today we will depart from Washington DC to Grounds For Sculpture in Hamilton, NJ. You can do photography here of different kinds of sculptures worldwide. Even you will have a chance to see peacocks showing off their beautiful feathers. Later we will head back to Boston after that.
    • Washington, DC

      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.
    • Hamilton, NJ

      Grounds For Sculpture

      A 42-acre sculpture park and museum located in Hamilton, NJ, founded in 1992. The venue is dedicated to promoting an understanding of and appreciation for contemporary sculpture by organizing exhibitions, publishing catalogues, and offering a variety of educational programs and special community events.

      Admission (Optional): Adult $16; Child (6-17 yrs) $10; Senior (Over 65 yrs) $13

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    • Departure & Return

    Location Address Departure Return
    Quincy, MA map link 219 Quincy Ave, Quincy, MA 02169 (In front of Kim Man Market at President Plaza - Quincy, MA) 6:00am 9:00pm
    Boston, MA map link 77 Harrison Ave, Boston, MA 02111 (In Front of Top Bread - Boston, MA) 7:00am 9:30pm
    Charlton, MA map link I-90 Service Area 6W, Charlton, MA 01508 (Charlton Service Plaza, Westbound - Charlton, MA) 7:45am no stop

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

    • Price Includes

    • 2 nights hotel accommodation
    • Transportation via air conditioned motor coach; or via 7-Seat/15-Seat minibus, subject to guest numbers
    • Tour guide Level 2: semi-guided tour
    • All taxes
    • Price Excludes

    • Admission Fees:
      Destination Adult Child Senior
      Hamilton, NJ
      Grounds For Sculpture (Optional) $16 $10 (6-17 yrs) $13 (Over 65 yrs)
      Kennett Square, PA
      Longwood Gardens (Optional) $23 $12 (Under 18 yrs) $20 (Over 62 yrs)
      Washington, DC
      Photography Tutoring (Mandatory) $90 $15 (Under 11 yrs) $90
      Potomac River Cruise (Optional) $26 $20 (3-12 yrs) $26 (Over 65 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.
    • Air fares between your hometown and the departure city.
    • All meals and drinks during the trip are not included in tour price. The tour guide will make eating arrangements.
    • A mandatory service fees: A total of $10.00/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: $10 x 2 (seats) x 2 (days) = $40.
    • 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

    • 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.
    • Child Seat: According to the New York law regulation Children who are under 8 years may need car seat to take our tours depends on the transportation vehicle. Customers will need to prepare car seats themselves, tour operator is not responsible to provide car seats.
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    • 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.

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    BOOKING AND RESERVATION
    • All tours are for early booking, tour operator suggests each passenger should book tour at least 3 weeks before the departure date. The passenger may make a reservation via email; however, seats will not be assigned until the deposit has been paid. At the time of reservation, the passenger may require to provide name, phone number, and address and specify designated tour and date of travel.
    SEAT ASSIGNMENT
    • All seats are pre-assigned with numbers; seat assignment is based on a first come first serve basis after down payment.
    TRAVEL DOCUMENTS
    • 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: (Notification day and departure day are not counted)
    • 10% of the total fee will be charged if cancel or change more than 14 days before departure (not including departure date).
    • 25% of total fee will be charged if cancel or change within 8 to 14 days before departure date (not including departure date).
    • 50% 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 a photo ID and boarding pass or tickets for boarding; absolutely no boarding without tickets. Departure time and boarding location will be confirmed after the reservation is made.
    TRAVEL INSURANCE
    • 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.
    RESPONSIBILITY
    • Tour operator reserves the right to substitute hotels and alter the 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, bus issues 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 for such cancellation is limited to a full refund of the 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 for 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 the 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 lifeguard 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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