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6-Day Indianapolis, Smoky Mountains, Chattanooga, Mammoth Cave Tour from Chicago with Airport Transfers Tour Code: 055-19426

From USD$1059
Wed as the calendar shown
Chicago, IL
English; Mandarin Chinese
6 5
Visit Chicago, Great Smoky Mountains, Chattanooga (Lookout Mountain, Rock City, Ruby Falls), Indianapolis (Indiana State Capitol, Indianapolis Motor Speedway Museum), Mammoth Cave National Park, Pigeon Forge (Dolly Parton's Stampede, Titanic Museum).
  • Travel to the Great Smoky Mountains National Park
  • Explore Motorsports Hall of Fame
  • Enjoy the Dixie Stampede Dining Show
Price In USD (Price per person based on double occupancy)
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    Single $1439
    Double $1059
    3rd Person
    Adult $699
    Child
    (Age 0-12)
    $699
    4th Person
    Adult $699
    Child
    (Age 0-12)
    $699
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Day 1: Chicago

Today, guests will gather in Chicago. Those flying into O'Hare Airport should meet their tour guide at the baggage claim area. There will be free transfer to the hotel between 9:00am and 9:00pm. For those guests arriving before 3:00pm will be able to go on a special excursion to the Fashion Outlets of Chicago for shopping and dining options. For those guests arriving before 5:00pm will join the night tour of Chicago. There will not be complimentary pickup for guests flying into Midway Airport.
  • Chicago, IL

    Chicago, IL
    Chicago is a city of color and history. The largest city in the American Midwest, it sits on Lake Michigan. It is home to one of the world's tallest buildings, the Willis Tower, and many other amazing activities.

    Chicago Night Tour

    Start from the Crown Fountain at Millennium Park, we will set off for Michigan Avenue where you can have a wonderful view of the Magnificent Mile in the night and take a walk alongside the Chicago River. The last stop will be the Michigan Lakeside with the panoramic view of the world-class city skyline of Chicago.

    Tour Fee (Optional): Adult $35; Child (3-12 yrs) $25; Senior (Over 65 yrs) $35|Duration: Approx. 2 Hours 30 Minutes

Standard Hotel: Comfort Inn O'Hare-Convention Center or similar

Day 2: Chicago - Indianapolis - Knoxville (474 miles)

Today we will leave Illinois and head into Indiana, stopping in Indianapolis, IN to visit the State Capitol and Indianapolis Motor Speedway and Museum. We will make our way to Knoxville, TN for the night.
  • Indianapolis, IN

    Indianapolis, IN
    Indianapolis is the capital and the largest city in Indiana. Indianapolis hosts several notable sporting events annually, including the Brickyard 400, Grand Prix of Indianapolis, NFL Scouting Combine, the largest half marathon in the U.S., and the Indianapolis 500.

    Indiana State Capitol (Outside Visit)

    The Indiana Statehouse is the center of governmental function for the entire state of Indiana. This member of the National Register of Historic Places was built in 1878 and is an important historic and architectural building.

    Indianapolis Motor Speedway Museum

    The Indianapolis Motor Speedway Hall of Fame Museum displays for visitors the amazing history of the world-famous Indianapolis 500 auto race, as well as other information about car and car racing history around the world.

    Admission (Optional): Adult $10; Child (3-12 yrs) $5; Senior (Over 65 yrs) $10|Duration: Approx. 40 Minutes

Standard Hotel: Quality Inn London KY Or Baymont by Wyndham Corbin or similar

Day 3: Knoxville - Great Smoky Mountains Park - Pigeon Forge (41 miles)

Today we will journey into the Great Smoky Mountains. We will ride the Ober Gatlinburg Aerial Tramway up into the hills and spend time exploring Great Smoky Mountains Park. At night, we will have the chance to have dinner and see a show at Dolly Parton's Dixie Stampede( at your own expense). We will also visit the Titanic Museum Pigeon Forge from June 1st 2019 on.
  • Great Smoky Mountains, TN

    Great Smoky Mountains, TN
    The Great Smoky Mountains National Park in Tennessee boasts impeccable views of that state's segment of the larger Appalachian Mountains. Come visit this impressive wilderness to ride the Ober Gatlinburg Aerial Tramway.

    Great Smoky Mountains Park

    This 520,000-acre park on the eastern border of Tennessee is a United States National Park and UNESCO World Heritage. It is the most-visited national park in the United States, and is renown for the beauty of its landscapes.

    Admission (Mandatory): Adult $35; Child (3-12 yrs) $30; Senior (Over 65 yrs) $35

    Gatlinbug Town

    Gatlinburg is a beautiful town situated in the great Smoky Mountains.It is a necessary place to enter the great Smoky Mountains from Tennessee.

    Duration: Approx. 1 Hour 40 Minutes

    Ober Gatlinburg Aerial Tramway

    The Ober Gatlinburg amusement park and ski resort boasts many rides and attractions, but perhaps none are quite as scenic and beautiful as the Aerial Tramway. The cable car brings riders 2.1 miles up the Great Smoky Mountains.

    Admission (Optional): Adult $14; Child (3-12 yrs) $11.50; Senior (Over 65 yrs) $14|Duration: Approx. 20 Minutes

  • Pigeon Forge, TN

    Pigeon Forge, TN
    Pigeon Forge is a mountain resort city in Sevier County, Tennessee, located in the southeastern United States. Pigeon Forge is primarily a tourist destination. The city's attractions include Dollywood, numerous outlet malls, and music theaters.

    Titanic Museum

    Relive the tragic sinking of the Titanic at the Titanic Museum, a half-scale model of the original ship. Follow the fate of a real passenger as you explore the Titanic’s cabins, suites, and exhibits that include a real iceberg and artifacts from the ship.

    Admission (Optional): Adult $37.75; Child (5-12 yrs) $18.66; Senior (Over 65 yrs) $37.75|Duration: Approx. 1 Hour

    Dolly Parton's Stampede

    In 1988, the first Dixie Stampede opened in Pigeon Forge, Tennessee, just outside of Dollywood, Dolly Parton's theme park. The show is still going strong today, and has expanded to two other locations in the American South.

    Admission (Optional): Adult $83.40; Child (3-9 yrs) $42.57; Senior (Over 65 yrs) $83.40|Duration: Approx. 2 Hours

Standard Hotel: Quality Inn Chattanooga Shallowford Rd Or Days Inn by Wyndham Chattanooga/Hamilton Place or similar

Day 4: Pigeon Forge - Sweetwater - Chattanooga - Nashville (224 miles)

After breakfast, we will arrive at Chattanooga, TN by noon, where we will tour the city before heading to Lookout Mountain to ride the Incline Railway and see Ruby Falls and Rock City.
  • Chattanooga, TN

    Chattanooga, TN
    Chattanooga is the fourth-largest city in the U.S. state of Tennessee. A unique distinction for Chattanooga is the fact that the city has its own typeface, Chatype, which was launched in August 2012.

    Lookout Mountain

    This historic hilltop on the southern border of Tennessee has a colorful history as a place of importance during wartime. Most notably, it was the centerpiece of the Battle of Lookout Mountain during the American Civil War.

    Lookout Mountain Incline Railway

    This tram has been running almost continually since 1895, and with the exception of an engine update in 1911, it hasn't changed that much. The ride stretches about one mile up the mountain and reaches a grade of 72.7%.

    Admission (Optional): Adult $15; Child (3-12 yrs) $7; Senior (Over 65 yrs) $15|Duration: Approx. 10 Minutes

    Ruby Falls

    The famous Ruby Falls, an underground waterfall, are a natural phenomenon, and are fed by rainwater and underground springs. The water from the falls flows out of the caverns and eventually joins up with the Tennessee River.

    Admission (Optional): Adult $28.35; Child (3-12 yrs) $17.43; Senior (Over 65 yrs) $27.26|Duration: Approx. 1 Hour 30 Minutes

    Rock City

    Rock City is as famous for its aggressive mid-19th-century marketing campaigns as for its views and gardens. Still, Rock City does offer a lot to visitors: panoramic views, botanical gardens, and amazing rock formations are all features.

    Admission (Optional): Adult $32.05; Child (3-12 yrs) $21.35; Senior (Over 65 yrs) $32.05|Duration: Approx. 1 Hour 15 Minutes

Standard Hotel: Red Roof Inn Cave City Or Americas Best Value Inn Bowling Green or similar

Day 5: Nashville - Mammoth Cave National Park - Chicago (12134 miles)

Today we will head to visit Mammoth Cave National Park in Kentucky. Then, we will back to Chicago.
  • Mammoth Cave National Park, KY

    Mammoth Cave National Park preserves the longest known cave system in the world, as well as part of the verdant, hilly Green River valley in south central Kentucky. The park draws thousands of visitors looking to explore the more-than 600 kilometers of caverns. It’s these vast chambers and complex labyrinths that earned the park its name: Mammoth.
Standard Hotel: Comfort Inn O'Hare-Convention Center Or similar

Day 6: Chicago

Today, we will take a walk in Millennium Park and see the famous Cloud Gate. We will then go to the Grant Park, Chicago Theather, the Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago Water Tower. After that, we will take Chicago Cruise. For the best view of the city, we will go to the top of 360 CHICAGO. We will pass by the Navy Pier, Clarence Buckingham Memorial Fountain, Marina City, Trump International Hotel and Tower, Willis Tower Observation Deck, Michigan Avenue.
  • Chicago, IL

    Chicago, IL
    Chicago is a city of color and history. The largest city in the American Midwest, it sits on Lake Michigan. It is home to one of the world's tallest buildings, the Willis Tower, and many other amazing activities.

    Millennium Park

    Millennium Park
    Located in Chicago's busy Loop area, Millennium Park was opened in 2004 and is a state-of-the-art park. The Pavilion and Great Lawn is now a popular spot to host concerts, and the iconic Cloud Gate is located in this park.

    Duration: 10-20 Minutes

    Cloud Gate

    Cloud Gate
    This impressive and somewhat bizarre stainless steel sculpture is the focal point of AT&T Plaza in Chiago, Illinois' Millennium Park. Nicknamed "The Bean" due to its shape, it was constructed in 2006 and designed by British artist Anish Kapoor.

    Duration: Approx. 10 Minutes

    Art Institute of Chicago

    Art Institute of Chicago
    The Art Institute is the 2nd-largest art museum in the US after the Met in New York. It houses pieces by renowned painters such as Van Gogh, Monet, and Cezanne, as well as an extensive collection of African-American art.

    Admission (Optional): Adult $25; Child (Under 14 yrs) Free; Senior (Over 65 yrs) $19|Duration: Approx. 2 Hours

    Chicago Avenue Water Tower

    The Chicago Avenue Water Tower and Pumping Station was built in 1869 and added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1975. Now defunct, the building serves as an art gallery for locals and tourists alike.

    Duration: Approx. 10 Minutes

    Architectural Cruise

    The Architectural Cruise of Chicago is a perfect way to view one of America's most formidable cities, all from the comfort of a boat leisurely sailing down the Chicago River, either during the day or at twilight.

    Tour Fee (Optional): Adult $40; Child (3-12 yrs) $19; Senior (Over 65 yrs) $40; Tax not included|Duration: Approx. 1 Hour 15 Minutes

    360 Chicago

    360 Chicago
    This observsation deck sits atop the John Hancock Tower in Chicago, providing exquisite aerial views of the city's skyline that you can't get anywhere else. The new LIFT feature extends out above the city below for an exhilirating experience.

    Admission (Optional): Adult $35; Child (3-12 yrs) $25; Senior (Over 65 yrs) $35|Duration: Approx. 1 Hour 15 Minutes

    Michigan Avenue (Passing By)

    Michigan Avenue
    Part of Chicago's Magnificent Mile, Michigan Avenue is one of the city's major roadways, running north-to-south through the heart of downtown. It is home to many famous buildings and upscale shops.
  • Airport Meetup: Free pick up service: Meet the tour guide at the baggage claim area at O'Hare, where pick-up service is available between 9 AM and 9 PM; Charged pickup service is available for $155/person on 1st and 2nd guest, and $12 for each additional guest; At MDW, you have to get to the hotel by yourself.
  • Return Flight arrangement: There are still travel activities on the last day of the tour, please schedule flights to depart from Chicago O'Hare airport after 7:00pm. PAID: Midway International Airport (MDW) departures after 19:00. Paid 24-hour drop-off service is also available for $155 per first two persons with $12 for each additional person.
  • Upon completion of the tour, we will send you to the O'Hare International Airport (ORD) for flights home. If you need to leave at any other places on the way back to Chicago, please confirm it with your tour guide in advance.

Price Includes

  • 5 nights hotel accomodation and hotel breakfasts
  • Transportation (The type of vehicle used will base on the number of guests on the day. 7-seat minivan; Minivan; motorcoach)
  • Tour Guide
  • taxes

Price Excludes

Destination Adult Child Senior
Chattanooga, TN
Lookout Mountain Incline Railway (Optional) $15 $7 (3-12 yrs) $15 (Over 65 yrs)
Rock City (Optional) $32.05 $21.35 (3-12 yrs) $32.05 (Over 65 yrs)
Ruby Falls (Optional) $28.35 $17.43 (3-12 yrs) $27.26 (Over 65 yrs)
Chicago, IL
360 Chicago (Optional) $35 $25 (3-12 yrs) $35 (Over 65 yrs)
Architectural Cruise (Optional)
Tax not included
$40 $19 (3-12 yrs) $40 (Over 65 yrs)
Art Institute of Chicago (Optional) $25 Free (Under 14 yrs) $19 (Over 65 yrs)
Chicago Night Tour (Optional) $35 $25 (3-12 yrs) $35 (Over 65 yrs)
Great Smoky Mountains
Great Smoky Mountains Park (Mandatory) $35 $30 (3-12 yrs) $35 (Over 65 yrs)
Ober Gatlinburg Aerial Tramway (Optional) $14 $11.50 (3-12 yrs) $14 (Over 65 yrs)
Indianapolis, IN
Indianapolis Motor Speedway Museum (Optional) $10 $5 (3-12 yrs) $10 (Over 65 yrs)
Pigeon Forge, TN
Dolly Parton's Stampede (Optional) $83.40 $42.57 (3-9 yrs) $83.40 (Over 65 yrs)
Titanic Museum (Optional) $37.75 $18.66 (5-12 yrs) $37.75 (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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  • Tour route may be changed and reversed; you may contact the vendor 1-2 days prior departure to confirm final itinerary
  • Customers are held solely responsible for their own travel documents and/or visas if required.
  • Luggage: Each customer may bring on board one checked luggage plus one carry-on bag.
  • Bus Arrangement: Usually only passengers in the same order will be arranged in the same bus. If you book the tour separately with your friends and you want to sit in the same bus, you need to inform us before departure . Or you may be arranged in different buses.
  • 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.
  • This tour does not accept any City Pass or your own tickets for the attraction. Passengers who take this tour need to purchase admission tickets from tour escort upon arrival.

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  • Complete operator information, including local telephone numbers at your destination, is included on your e-ticket. You must print the e-tickets and take them along on your trip; they are your proof of purchase.

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  • 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 .
  • Cancellation penalties per person (request day and departure day are not counted)
    Up to 15 days prior to departure - 10% of total purchase amount.
    8-14 days prior to departure - 50% of total purchase amount.
    1-7 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.
    The refund amount will be credited directly to your TakeTours wallet as credits for future use. Or the refund can also be forwarded directly to your credit card with a 6% handling fee.
    NOTE: We cannot grant any refunds 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.
    In case of attraction closures (due to holidays or construction, etc.), tour guide may make some necessary changes to the itinerary accordingly.
    Itineraries are subject to change due to the weather, transportation and other conditions, in order to provide the best experience for you.
  • 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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