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3-Day Washington DC, Philadelphia and New York Tour from Boston Tour Code: 078-49

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Mon, Wed, Fri
Boston, MA; Quincy, MA
English; Mandarin Chinese
3 2
Visit New York, Washington, DC, Philadelphia, Hersheys Chocolate World, Windsor, King of Prussia.
  • Visit New York City
  • In-depth visit D.C. for two days
  • Inside visit the U.S. Congress and 360-degree aerial view of the U.S. capital
  • Visit Valley Forge National Historical Park
  • Visit BAPS Shri Swaminarayan Mandir
Price (/person)
    Single $350
    Double $270
    3rd Person
    Adult $210
    (Age 2-12)
    4th Person
    Adult $210
    (Age 2-12)
    (Age 0-2)

Pricing Policy

Seat Category Date / Date Range AdultChildInfant
First 4 Rows Bus Seats - Surcharge Year round $30$30$30
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Day 1: Boston - New York City(216 miles)

Today we will depart from Boston to New York City, where we'll tour around Wall Street, where we'll stop outside of Trinity Church, New York Stock Exchange, Federal Reserve Bank, we'll have photo-op opportunity at George Washington Status and Charging Bull. We'll also stop at World Trade Center, to visit Ground Zero and pay respect to One World Trade Center. Afterwards, we'll take Status of Liberty Cruise, from where we'll have close view of the Status of Liberty, Skyline of Lower Manhattan, Brooklyn Bridge, Manhattan Bridge, Williamsburg Bridge and Intrepid Sea, Air and Space Museum. Later, we'll visit New York City's landmarks Time Square and Hudson Yard, where we can take photos of the new icon- the Vessel. In the last afternoon, we will visit United Nations. (If it's closed on weekends, we'll visit New York Library instead.) After dinner, we will have the option to enjoy the city vibe during the New York Night tour. Afterward, we will head to the hotel.
  • New York, NY

    New York, NY
    The Big Apple, The City That Never Sleeps, The Cultural Capital of the World... whatever you call New York City, its impact on worldwide culture and business is undeniable. Seeing this famous metropolis is something no one ever forgets!

    Wall Street

    Wall Street
    This famous street in New York City's Financial District has become synonymous with American financial enterprises. It is also the home of the New York Stock Exchange, and has been (or still is) the location of several other exchanges.

    Trinity Church

    Trinity Church
    (Outside Visit) Built in the mid-1800s, Trinity Church (also called St. Paul's Chapel) is the oldest public building that is in continuous use in NYC. The current church is the third on this site; the first Trinity Church was built in 1698.

    Federal Reserve Bank of New York

    (Outside Visit) where implements monetary policy in the United States, and supervises & regulates financial institutions as well as assist maintain national payment systems.

    New York Stock Exchange

    New York Stock Exchange
    (Outside Visit) The "big board" and headquarters of the NYSE is located at the heart of Wall Street, in a distinctive classical-style building that is both a National Historic Landmark and a member of the National Register of Historic Places.

    Charging Bull

    Charging Bull
    (Outside Visit) This bronze sculpture that sits at the northern tip of New York's Bowling Green Park is ready to strike! It was commissioned to represent the "strength and power of the American people" after the stock market crashed in 1987.

    One World Trade Center

    One World Trade Center
    (Outside Visit) One World Trade Center is the main building of the new World Trade Center complex in New York City. Once completed in late 2013, this will be both the tallest building in New York and third-tallest in the world.

    Ground Zero

    Ground Zero
    (Outside Visit) In the United States, "Ground Zero" refers to the site of the tragic terrorist attacks that occurred on September 11, 2001, and killed thousands of people. Today, the area is a construction site of future buildings and memorials.

    Statue of Liberty Cruise

    Statue of Liberty Cruise
    Although it is now known for its pale green hue, Lady Liberty was originally a shining copper statue. Oxidation has resulted in this gift from France to the United States taking on the color we see now.

    Admission (Included): Adult $29; Child (Under 12 yrs) $23; Senior (Over 65 yrs) $28|Duration: Approx. 1 Hour

    Brooklyn Bridge

    Brooklyn Bridge
    (Passing By) Easily one of New York City's most recognizable landmarks, the towering arches of the Brooklyn Bridge have welcomed drivers to the island of Manhattan for years. The two automobile lanes of the bridge are divided by a designated pedestrian walkway.

    Manhattan Bridge

    Manhattan Bridge
    (Passing By) One of the bridges that connects the boroughs of Manhattan and Brooklyn, construction of the Manhattan Bridge began in 1901. At the Manhattan entrance to the bridge, there is a magnificent triumphal arch beckoning traffic onto the suspension bridge.

    Williamsburg Bridge

    (Passing By) One of the many famous suspension bridges that connect to the island of Manhattan, the Williamsburg Bridge carries traffic from the Brooklyn neighborhood of the same name to the Lower East Side.

    Intrepid Sea, Air, and Space Museum

    Intrepid Sea, Air, and Space Museum
    (Passing By) The USS Intrepid, docked permanently in New York Harbor, is an authentic World War II aircraft carrier that now functions as a military history museum. On the deck of the ship is a collection of fighter planes.

    Times Square

    Times Square
    Called "The Crossroads of the World," this major intersection in midtown Manhattan-- where Broadway hits Seventh Avenue-- is a world-famous icon of both New York City and the United States. It has appeared in countless forms of media.

    NASDAQ Stock Exchange

    (Outside Visit) By market capitalization of shares traded, NASDAQ Stock Exchange is the second largest stock exchange. Located at One Liberty Plaza in New York City, this American stock exchange doesn't have a physical trading floor at all. Trading takes place directly between investors and buyers/sellers, through telecommunications.

    Empire State Building

    Empire State Building
    (Outside Visit) One of the most famous buildings in the world, the iconic Empire State Building is not just a symbol or New York City or the East Coast, but of the entire United States of America.

    Hudson Yards

    (Inside Visit) Hudson Yards is one of the largest real estate development projects in the United States, a “city in the city” that rises in the bustling capital of Manhattan. It is called the “New Future City” and may be the next largest in New York.

    The Vessel

    (Outside Visit) It is a structure and landmark which was built as part of the Hudson Yards Redevelopment Project in Manhattan. It is designed by the British designer Thomas Heatherwick, the elaborate honeycomb-like structure rises 16 stories and consists of 154 flights of stairs, 2,500steps, and 80 landings for visitors to climb.

    United Nations

    United Nations
    This building in New York City has served as the global headquarters of the United Nations since 1952. The area has extraterritoriality status, meaning it is technically not bound by the laws of New York or even the United States.

    New York Night Tour

    This tour will take you to experience the beauty of Big Apple's night. we will be visiting Brooklyn Bridge Park, Rockefeller Center and Times Square.

    Admission (Optional): Adult $35; Child (0-12 yrs) $25

Standard Hotel: E Hotel Banquet/Conference Center/Palace Hotel/Ramada Inn/Red Roof Inn Edison or similar

Day 2: New York City - Philadelphia - Washington DC(236 miles)

Today we will depart from New York City and head to Washington DC. Before that we will stop at Philadelphia to visit the Independence National Historical Park, view the exterior of Independence Palace and Liberty Bell. Then, we'll visit the Liberty of Congress, US Capitol, US Supreme Court. (If the Capital building and the Library of Congress are closed, we'll have exterior view of the Capital Building, instead.) Afterwards, we'll stop outside of the White House, view south lawn, followed by stops at Lincoln Memorial Hall, Vietnam War Memorial, Korean War Memorial Square and Armistice Line, where you can take photos in front of "Freedom is not Free". After dinner at your own expense, we will have the option to participate Washington Night tour. Afterwards, we will head to hotel
  • Philadelphia, PA

    Philadelphia, PA
    One of the most historically significant cities in the United States, Philadelphia was the first capital of the U.S.The City of Brotherly Love draws history buffs and lovers of culture from all corners of the globe!

    Independence National Historical Park

    Independence National Historical Park
    (Inside Visit) 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.

    Independence Hall

    Independence Hall
    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.

    Liberty Bell

    Liberty Bell
    (Outside Visit) 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.
  • Washington, DC

    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.

    Library of Congress

    Library of Congress
    (Inside Visit) The Library of Congress is the oldest cultural institution established by federal mandate in the US, divided between three buildings in Capitol Hill and a Virginia campus. It is the largest library in the world.

    US Capitol

    US Capitol
    (Inside Visit) 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.

    US Supreme Court Building

    (Outside Visit) The Supreme Court is another magnificent addition to Washington's neoclassical buildings. It is home to the country's highest governing judicial body. Visitors may tour the building on their own and also attend court, provided that it is in session.

    Opening Hours: Mon - Fri 9:00am - 4:30pm

    White House

    White House
    (Outside Visit) 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.

    Lincoln Memorial

    Lincoln Memorial
    (Inside Visit) 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

    Korean War Veterans Memorial

    Korean War Veterans Memorial
    (Inside Visit) 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.

    Vietnam Veterans Memorial

    Vietnam Veterans Memorial
    (Inside Visit) 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.

    Washington Night Tour

    Stay at the Thomas Jefferson Memorial to get the main idea the Declaration of Independence, stay in the Rose Garden at the north gate of the White House, the south side of Capitol Hill, and walk to the National World War II Memorial.

    Admission (Optional): Adult $35; Child (0-12 yrs) $25

Standard Hotel: Comfort Inn / Day Inn /Red Roof Plus or similar

Day 3: Washington - Hersey Chocolate World - King of Prussia- New Jersey - Boston(443 miles)

Today we will head to Pennsylvania, to visit Hersey Chocolate World and Valley Forge National Historical Park in King of Prussia. On our return, we'll make a stop at BAPS Shri Swaminarayan Mandir in New Jersey, before head back to Boston, and complete the journey.
  • Hersheys Chocolate World, PA

    Hersheys Chocolate World, PA
    This chocolate-themed wonderland in Hershey, Pennsylvania is an indoor marketplace which offers shops and restaurants aimed at encapsulating the Hershey experience. It also includes rides like the Chocolate Tour, Trolley Works, and the Create Your Own Candy Bar attraction.
  • King of Prussia, PA

    King of Prussia is a census-designated place in Upper Merion Township, Montgomery County, Pennsylvania, United States.

    Valley Forge National Historical Park

    Valley Forge National Historical Park located in King of Prussia, Pennsylvania. Visit Washington Quarters, Washington Memorial Church, National Patriot Clock Tower, and take photos under National Memorial Arch.
  • Windsor, NJ

    is a small historic unincorporated community located within Robbinsville Township in, New Jersey.

    BAPS Shri Swaminarayan Mandir

    located in Robbinsville, New Jersey, it's a Hindu temple complex. Build of hand-carved Italian Carrara marble, Turkish limestone and Indian pink stone, the mandir was first opened its door to public on August 10th, 2014.
Find Closest Pickup
Location Address Departure Return
Quincy, MA 238 Hancock St, Quincy, MA 02171 (Near Speedway Gas Station- 238 Hancock St ) 8:00am
Boston, MA 210 Harrison Ave, Boston, MA 02111 (Tai Tung Village- Boston, MA ) 8:30am 9:00pm

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

  • It's advised to arrive departure location at least 15 minutes earlier

Price Includes

  • Admission Fees:
    Destination Adult Child Senior
    New York, NY
    Statue of Liberty Cruise (Included) $29 $23 (Under 12 yrs) $28 (Over 65 yrs)
  • Hotel, transportation, attraction tickets, entry tickets, permits.
  • Experienced driver guide
  • Taxes

Price Excludes

  • Admission Fees:
    Destination Adult Child
    New York, NY
    New York Night Tour (Optional) $35 $25 (0-12 yrs)
    Washington, DC
    Washington Night Tour (Optional) $35 $25 (0-12 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 are not included in tour price. The tour guide will make eating arrangements.
  • A mandatory service fees for your tour guide and bus driver ($12 per passenger for this special tour
  • 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


  • 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.


  • You will receive an confirmation email (e-ticket) after your order is received. Complete operator information, including local telephone numbers at your destination, is included on e-ticket. You must print the e-tickets and take them along on your trip; they are your proof of purchase.

Terms & Condition

    Tour operator suggests each passenger books tours at least one day before the departure date. Yet, this product is available last minute booking as long as there is an inventory on the page. The seats will not be assigned until the reservation has been made. The passenger may require to provide name, phone number, and address and specify the designated tour and date of travel.
    All seats are pre-assigned that based on a first come first serve basis after the reservation. For special needs, customers could add the first rows option before check-out. The additional price might be applied.
    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.
    All cancellations or changes of date must comply 48 hours before departure. The full refund will be credited directly to your account. The refund can also be forwarded directly to your credit card with a 10% handling fee.
    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.
    The 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.
    (1)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.
    (2)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.
    (3)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.
    (4)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.
    (5)Tour operator reserves the right to decline to accept or retain any tour member for any reason before or during the tour.
    (6)All prices are subject to change without prior notice.
    (7)All itineraries are subject to change without notice.
    (8)All passengers must obtain a valid passport and all entry/exit visa as required by immigration regulation.
    (9)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.
    (10)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.
    (11)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.
    (12)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).

Additional Note

  • Flights: If you are planning to take flight to join the tour or need to leave the tour in advance, please call us to confirm the tour and the itinerary before you make the booking.
  • 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: Children aged under 8 yrs will have to have car seat to take our tours. Customers will need to prepare car seats themselves, tour operator is not responsible to provide car seats.

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May I know the exact details of the Hotel in DC we will staying in please.
by Archana on 2018-05-24
Dear Archana, the hotel would be basically the same like the ones listed on the itinerary. But the specific hotel information will be able to know 1-2 days before departure. You can contact the operator directly at that time. Their number will be shown on your ticket. Thank you!
by Taketours on 2018-05-25
I am booking 078-49 Departing 24-02-17; Q.1 - Can I start my tour in Boston and end in New York / New Jersey? Q.2 - Can I have 1 piece of Luggage and 1 piece of Hand Luggage (As I am landing in Boston "for Office" work directly from Mumbai, India and returning to Mumbai from EWR, I will be having complete luggage. Will I be allowed?
by Khyati Shah on 2017-02-17
Thank you for your email, You can self-dismiss from the tour in New York if you like. You will need to let the tour guide know in the beginning of the tour. Once you self-dismiss you will need to find your own form of transportation. Most bus operators allow each passenger to have one piece of check-in luggage and one carry-on bag. For guidance, the check-in luggage must not exceed 62 inches when adding the total exterior dimensions of the piece (length + width + height) and should not weigh more than 50 pounds. Oversize and additional luggage fee start at $10 per piece. If you have any further questions or concerns feel free to contact our support team available 24/7. Best Regards.
by Taketours on 2017-02-17
i would like to know the type of restaurant where the bus will stop for food,as we are vegetarians?
by ashwini on 2013-08-22
Meals are not included in the tour price but the tour guide will arrange meal stops. Normally the tour stops at shopping plaza or food court where passengers can see a few options and decide their own meals. For breakfast, if the hotel has complimentary service, the tour guide will inform passengers upon check-in.
by Taketours on 2013-08-22
can we pick our own seat ahead of time, or it that first come gets the good seat?
by jodel almonte on 2013-08-21
Seats are assigned based on how early a booking is made online. If you book early (2-3 weeks) prior to the travel date, you will sit in the front.
by Taketours on 2013-08-22
Do we have to pack our own meals? or is it all included?
by Rebecca Mills on 2013-01-18
All meals and drinks during the trip are not included in the tour price but your guide will be available to help with recommendations and ordering.
by Taketours on 2013-01-21
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