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4-Day Washington DC Cherry Blossom Tour from Chicago

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Available:
3/15
Depart from:
Chicago, IL
Duration:
4 Days 3 Nights

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Highlights: Visit Washington (US Capitol, National Air and Space Museum, National Cherry Blossom Festival, Potomac River Cruise), Detroit, Lancaster.

  • Tour is 100% guaranteed; if cancelled 120% of the price will be refunded.

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 8:00am 207 W Cermak Rd. - Chicago, IL
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The Cheery Blossom trip was very fast paced, but we did see a lot for a very reasonable cost! Hotel outside the D.C. AREA was very pristine and enjoyable. The Henry Ford Museum in Dearborn was outs... 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 $230 penalty fee for the reserved bus seat.
    • Child rates: Child rates apply to those who are 0-12 yrs old. Child above 2 yrs must take the seat. Customers are welcome to use child safety seats on that have lap and/or shoulder belts/harnesses for the infant under 2 yrs. 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.
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    Day 1

    Chicago - Detroit (237 miles)

    Our tour will start with Detroit, the capital of automobiles in the United States. We will visit Henry Ford Museum, named after the founder of the Ford Motor Company. Then we will also stop at the headquarters of the General Motors Company. Situated on the waterfront of Detroit River, the complex is made of 7 buildings and cost over 500 million dollars to build in the 1970s. Then visit the headquarters of the General Motors.
    • Detroit, MI

      Detroit is the most populous city in the U.S. state of Michigan, the fourth-largest city in the Midwest and the largest city on the United States-Canada border. It is the seat of Wayne County, the most populous county in the state.

      Henry Ford Museum

      This National Historic Landmark in the suburbs just outside Detroit is dedicated to the collection and preservation of Americana. The Henry Ford museum contains things such Lincoln's Ford's Theater seat and Rosa Parks' famous bus.

      Admission (Optional): Adult $22; Child (3-12 yrs) $16.50; Senior (Over 65 yrs) $20

    Standard Hotel: Quality Inn / Comfort Inn or similar
    Day 2

    Detroit - Pittsburgh - Washington DC (394 miles)

    In the morning, we will leave for Pittsburgh and visit Point State Park, which, at the confluence of three rivers, will give us a fabulous view of the city. Then we will reachm, Washington D.C. in the afternoon to see the annual Cherry Blossom Festival along the Tidal Basin. Then, we will be able to take a Potomac River cruise to see not only the cherry blossoms, but also the most remarkable landmarks in D.C., including the Lincoln Memorial, the Korean War Veterans Memorial, the White House, and the U.S. Capitol Building, making for a relaxing and enjoyable sightseeing experience.
    • 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.

      National Cherry Blossom Festival

      In 1912, Mayor Yukio Ozaki of Tokyo City gave the United States a gift of Japanese cherry trees. Every year since, people have gathered to watch them burst into a magnificent pink and white blooms.

      Opening Hours: Mar 17 - Apr 15, However, the view of the cherry blossom is subject to change due to weather conditions

      Potomac River Cruise

      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.

      From 1/15/2017, if the cruise closed, we will visit International Spy Museum instead.

      Admission (Optional): Adult $26; Child (2-12 yrs) $18; Senior (Over 65 yrs) $23|Opening Hours: Mar - Nov, Closed Thanksgiving Day, December 25, January 1.|Duration: Approx. 45 Minutes

      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

      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.

      Duration: Approx. 20 Minutes

      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.

      Duration: Approx. 1 Hour 15 Minutes

    Standard Hotel: Comfort Inn Capital Beltway or similar
    Day 3

    Washington DC

    We will arrive in Washington, D.C. and visit Capitol Hill from outside, we will also visit the Smithsonian Institution, which features numerous museums, especially the National Air and Space Museum.
    • 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.

      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.

      National Air and Space Museum

      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.

      Opening Hours: Open daily except December 25

    Standard Hotel: Quality Inn and Suites North Youngstown or similar
    Day 4

    Washington - Amish - Chicago (809 miles)

    In the morning, we will depart from Washington, D.C. When we reach Lancaster, PA, we will stop to visit the Amish Farm and House to learn about this culture that shuns technology and still adheres to the societal rules of 300 years ago. Later on, we will continue driving to Chicago, arriving in the evening.
    • Lancaster, PA

      The Amish Farm and House

      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.

      Admission (Optional): Adult $20; Child (3-12 yrs) $13; Senior (Over 65 yrs) $20|Opening Hours: Closed Thanksgiving Day, December 25, January 1.

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    • Departure & Return

    Location Address Departure Return
    Chicago, IL map link 207 W Cermak Rd., Chicago, IL 60616 (Chicago, IL) 8:00am 7:00pm
    • Price Includes

    • 3 nights hotel accommodation
    • Transportation via an air-conditioned vehicle
    • Tour guide Level 2: semi-guided tour
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    • Price Excludes

    • Admission Fees:
      Destination Adult Child Senior
      Detroit, MI
      Henry Ford Museum (Optional) $22 $16.50 (3-12 yrs) $20 (Over 65 yrs)
      Lancaster
      Amish meal (Optional) $25 $20 (3-12 yrs) $25 (Over 62 yrs)
      The Amish Farm and House (Optional) $20 $13 (3-12 yrs) $20 (Over 65 yrs)
      Washington, DC
      Potomac River Cruise (Optional) $26 $18 (2-12 yrs) $23 (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 $10 / 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: $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

    • Minimum Passengers: The Potomac River Cruise requires a minimum of 35 passengers to run. If fewer than 35 people join the tour, we will visit another attraction instead.
    • 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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    Cancellations and Cancellation Fees
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    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

    (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.

    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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