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

From USD  $76 $95 Save $19
Available:
Daily (Mar - Oct, 2017) / Mon, Wed, Sat (Nov to March 14, 2018)
Depart from:
New York, NY; Edison, NJ; Flushing, NY; Brooklyn, NY
Duration:
2 Days 1 Night

Highlights: Newseum, Presidentís Wax Museum, White House, Lincoln Memorial, D.C. Harbor Cruise, Potomac River, Pentagon, U.S. Capitol, Capitol In-depth walking tour, Adventure Aquarium, Independence Hall, Liberty Bell. Inclusions: 1 night hotel accommodation, All domestic ground transportation via air-conditioned vehicle

  • INSIDE US Capitol Building Congress walking narrated tour.
  • National River Cruise with Pentagon view.
  • Exclusive Bureau of Engraving and Printing tour (see how the US money is made and buy some fresh new uncut bills to take home!) (Starting 6/15 base on availability)
  • Departures are 100% guaranteed; if cancelled 120% of the purchase price will be refunded.
  • Details

  • Policies

Day 1

New York - Philadelphia - Washington DC (203 miles)

Passengers will be picked up in New York City in the morning. We will first tour Philadelphia, PA, home of National Independence Park. Here, we will see the Liberty Bell and Independence Hall. From there, we will head to Washington, DC to take a Cruise first, then see the Madame Tussaud's Wax Museum, Newseum and White house.
  • Philadelphia, PA

    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!

    Liberty Bell

    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.

    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.
  • 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.

    Potomac River Cruise

    The Potomac River runs alongside the United States' capital city, and visitors who want to more fully experience DC can take boat tours of the area and see monuments in a new and exciting way!

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

    Madame Tussauds Wax Museum

    The Washington, DC iteration of this worldwide phenomenon is as popular with tourists as ever. Hauntingly lifelike wax figures of celebrities, historical figures, and infamous characters line the halls of this beloved museum.

    Admission (Optional): Adult $23; Child (3-11 yrs) $18; Senior (Over 62 yrs) $23|Opening Hours: Mon - Thu 12:00pm - 6:00pm, Fri - Sun 10:00am - 6:00pm

    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.

    Newseum

    This interactive museum details the history of journalism, news, and media. Established in 1997, it is located in a sleek, modern building filled with multiple theaters and exhibits. It is also where Al Jazeera America has its studios.

    Admission (Optional): Adult $26; Child (3-12) $16; Senior (62+) $26|Opening Hours: 9:00am - 5:00pm, Closed on Thanksgiving, Christmas and the New Year's Day

Standard Hotel: Days Inn, Best Western (in VA or MD) or equivalent
Day 2

Washington DC - Camden - New York (204 miles)

In the morning we will visit many of Washington, DC's most famous landmarks, monuments, and museums. We also have chance to visit Capitol (Inside visit). After lunch, we head to Camden, NJ to visit the famous Adventure Aquarium before head back to New York. We will arrive at around 7:00pm. See "Departure and Return Details" for pickup and drop off information.
  • 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.

    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.

    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. It's only available during the Cherry Blossom time.

    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.

    Bureau of Engraving and Printing

    Although the Mint in DC is closed to tours, the nearby Bureau of Engraving and Printing still offers visitors a look inside the moneymaking process. Visitors can learn about the history of US currency and see bills being printed.

    Admission (Optional): Adult $20; Child (3-12) $10; Senior (62+) $20

  • Camden, NJ

    Adventure Aquarium

    This massive aquarium is the only aquarium in the world to have hippopotamus and the only in the US with Great Hammerhead sharks. The two-building campus has over 8,500 animals and two million gallons of water.

    Only visit on Weekends

    Admission (Optional): Adult $29; Child $23; Senior $29

  • Departure & Return

Location Address Departure Return
Flushing, NY map link 39-10 Main st, Flushing, NY 11354 (HSBC Bank - Flushing, NY) 6:30am 7:00pm
Brooklyn, NY map link 6002 8th Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11220 (In front of Eye Solutions - Brooklyn, NY) 6:50am no stop
New York, NY map link 183 Canal St, New York, NY 10013 (Manhattan, NY) 8:00am 8:00pm
Edison, NJ map link 118 Greenwood Ave, Edison, NJ 08817 (Coco Asian Cuisine - Edison, NJ) 9:00am 6:30pm

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

  • Brooklyn and Parsippany is for pick-up only, drop off will be at 48 Bowery, NY (Chinatown).
  • Price Includes

  • 1 night hotel accommodation
  • All domestic ground transportation via air-conditioned vehicle
  • Tour guide Level 2: semi-guided tour
  • All taxes included
  • Price Excludes

  • Admission Fees:
    Destination Adult Child Senior
    Camden, NJ
    Adventure Aquarium (Optional) $29 $23 $29
    Washington, DC
    Bureau of Engraving and Printing (Optional) $20 $10 (3-12) $20 (62+)
    Madame Tussauds Wax Museum (Optional) $23 $18 (3-11 yrs) $23 (Over 62 yrs)
    Newseum (Optional) $26 $16 (3-12) $26 (62+)
    Potomac River Cruise (Optional) $25 $20 $25
    U.S. Capitol Inside Visit (Optional) $25 $15 (3-12) $25 (62+)
    • 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.
  • Exclusive Bureau of Engraving and Printing tours are limited to first 2 buses each day, only available on weekdays after 6/15/2017. On weekends and unavailable dates (such as major holidays) will be replaced by Adventure Aquarium.
  • Air fares
  • All meals and drinks during the trip, although eating arrangements will be made by your tour guide
  • A mandatory service fees for your tour guide and bus driver (min. $8.00/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.
  • Additional Note

  • 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 people, three people 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 1-2 business days after booking, please do not book the airline tickets until you received the confirmation.
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Pricing Policy

  • Buy 2 Get 3rd Free : Offer applies to 3rd person sharing a room with full paying adult. Cancellation of free-fare passenger must be made at least 7 days before departure. No-show (or late cancellation) of free passenger incurs a $60 penalty fee for the reserved bus seat
  • Child Rate: Children sharing a room with 2 adult passengers pay the same price as a third or fourth adult. Please note that each hotel room can only accommodate up to 4 guests of any age.
  • 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:
 6:30am 39-10 Main st - Flushing, NY
 6:50am 6002 8th Ave - Brooklyn, NY
 8:00am 183 Canal St - Manhattan, NY
 9:00am 118 Greenwood Ave - Edison, NJ
Total Fares:
$0.00†(incl. tax and fees)
  • Policies

Confirmation

  • Your ticket(s) will be confirmed at the time of booking. Please allow up to 8 hours to receive the confirmation. Your booking will be processed as soon as possible.

Redemption

  • Complete Operator information, including local telephone numbers at your destination, are 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.

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 .

    (Notification day and departure day are not counted)
  • 15-30 days or more 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.

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.

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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