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3-Day Washington DC Cherry Blossom, Amish Tour from Chicago Tour Code: 455-3145

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Chicago, IL
English; Mandarin Chinese
3 2
Visit Washington, DC (White House, US Capitol, Jefferson Memorial, Lincoln Memorial, East Potomac Park, Korean War Veterans Memorial, Vietnam Veterans Memorial), Lancaster, Pittsburgh (Point State Park).
  • All bus tour participants (12 years old and above) need to present the vaccine card or photo of vaccine card + ID to join the tour.
Price (/person)
    Single $399
    Double $299
    3rd Person
    Adult $119
    Child
    (Age 0-12)
    $119
    4th Person
    Adult $10
    Child
    (Age 0-12)
    $10

Pricing Policy

  • 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: Chicago - Pittsburgh - Washington DC(705 miles)

In the morning, we will leave for Pittsburgh and go to visit Point State Park, which will give you a good view of Pittsburgh.
  • Pittsburgh, PA

    Pittsburgh, PA
    Pittsburgh is the second-largest city in the US Commonwealth of Pennsylvania and the county seat of Allegheny County. Regionally, it anchors the largest urban area of Appalachia and the Ohio River Valley, and nationally, it is the 22nd-largest urban area in the United States.

    Point State Park

    Designed by famed architect Frank Lloyd Wright, this park in downtown Pittsburgh rests at the genesis of the Ohio River. The fountain in the center of the park shoots water up to 150 feet in the air.

    Duration: Approx. 45 Minutes

Standard Hotel: Hampton Inn Somerset or equivalent

Day 2: Washington DC Cherry Blossom Festival

This day trip to Washington DC takes passengers to the amazing Cherry Blossom Festival, an annual celebration of international camaraderie and the beauty of spring!

We will drive to Washington, DC. Upon arriving, we will first take a comprehensive tour of the city's most famous monuments and landmarks, including the Lincoln Memorial, Jefferson Memorial, Vietnam Veterans Memorial, and the Korean War Memorial. We will also stop at the White House and the United States Capitol to take photos.

Next, we will view the amazing blossoms of the National Cherry Blossom Festival, there will be some free time to explore the festival area.

  • 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.

    Lincoln Memorial

    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. 45 Minutes

    Jefferson Memorial

    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.

    Duration: Approx. 1 Hour

    Vietnam Veterans Memorial

    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

    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

    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.

    Duration: Approx. 40 Minutes

    US Capitol

    US Capitol
    (Outside 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.

    Duration: Approx. 25 Minutes

    D.C. Cherry Blossom In-depth Tour

    Visit Esat Potomac park and walk along Hains Point Loop Trail view Cherry Blossom.

    Admission (Optional): Adult $35; Child (3-12 yrs) $25; Senior (Over 65 yrs) $35|Duration: Approx. 1 Hour 30 Minutes

    East Potomac Park

    East Potomac Park is a park located on a man-made island in the Potomac River in Washington, D.C. The park lies southeast of the Jefferson Memorial and the 14th Street Bridge, and the park lies between the Washington Channel and the Potomac River.
Standard Hotel: Hampton Inn Somerset or equivalent

Day 3: Washington DC - Lancaster - Chicago(721 miles)

Our tour today will take us to Lancaster, PA, home of the Pennsylvania Dutch Amish. And we will go to visit The Amish Farm and House. At the end, we will head back to Chicago. The return point is the same with the departure.
  • Lancaster, PA

    Lancaster is a city located in South Central Pennsylvania which serves as the seat of Pennsylvania's Lancaster County and one of the oldest inland towns in the United States. The city's primary industries include healthcare, tourism, public administration, manufacturing, and both professional and semi-professional services.

    The Amish Farm and House

    (Passing By) This authentic Amish farm in Lancaster, PA is more than 300 years old, and an educational experience for the whole family. This 25-acre farm is dedicated to teaching people about the Amish lifestyle in a fun and constructive way.

    Opening Hours: Closed Thanksgiving Day, December 25, January 1.

Find Closest Pickup
Location Address Departure Return
Chicago, IL 4334 E New York St, Aurora, IL 60504 (west suburbs- Aurora, IL ) 7:00am 8:00pm
Chicago, IL 205 E Randolph St, Chicago, IL 60601 (Millennium Park- Chicago ) 8:00am 8:00pm

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

Price Includes

  • 2 nights hotel accommodation
  • Transportation (The type of vehicle used will base on the number of guests on the day. 7-seat minivan; Minivan; motorcoach)
  • Tour guide Level 2: semi-guided tour
  • Taxes

Price Excludes

  • Admission Fees:
    Destination Adult Child Senior
    Washington, DC
    D.C. Cherry Blossom In-depth Tour (Optional) $35 $25 (3-12 yrs) $35 (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.
  • Meals and drinks unspecified during the trip.
  • A mandatory service fees: Minimum $12 / 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: $12 x 2 (seats) x 2 (days) = $48.
  • 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

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  • 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. The 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 webmail at Contact Us .
  • Cancellation penalties per person (request day and departure day are not counted)
    15 days or more prior to departure - Free cancellation with full refund.
    8-14 days prior to departure - 50% of total purchase amount.
    Within 7 days prior to departure or no show - 100% of the total purchase amount.
    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 effort to maintain the normal operation.
    The refund amount will be credited directly to your account. Or the refund can also be forwarded directly to your credit card with a 10% handling fee.
    NOTE: We cannot grant any refunds more than 30 days after completion of the 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.
  • Some of the destinations may be closed due to Covid pandemic.Please follow your tour leader's instruction. Your kind understanding and cooperation are highly appreciated.

Additional Note

  • Peak Blossom Bloom Period: Due to the short bloom and weak petals of the cherry blossom, we can not guarantee seeing the blooming cherry blossoms for departures earlier or later than the peak bloom period. The itinerary will be the same regardless.
  • 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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