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8-Day Houston, New Orleans, San Antonio, Dallas Deluxe Tour from Houston with Airport Transfers Tour Code: 462-5708

From USD$935  
Tue, Wed
Houston, TX
English; Mandarin Chinese
8 7
Visit New Orleans, Houston, Austin (Hamilton Pool Preserve), Dallas (Pioneer Plaza), Fort Worth, San Antonio (San Antonio Night Tour Including River Walk, The Buckhorn Saloon and Texas Ranger Museum). Inclusions: Roundtrip airport transfer, 7 nights hotel accomodations, Transportation via air-conditioned vehicle
  • Walking along the French Quarter in the day! Explore the city after dark with interesting facts and some of the more sinister legends from New Orleans' history
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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 $935 penalty fee for the reserved bus seat.
  • Child Rate: Child rates apply to those 0-12 years and using existing bedding with 2 full-paying passengers (regardless of ages). Please note each hotel room can only accommodate 4 guests (adults or children).
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Day 1: Home - Houston

Guests will fly into the airport in Houston. For domestic flights, once they have arrived and collected their luggage, they should wait in the baggage claim area to meet the tour guide. For international arrivals, guests should meet the guide in front of the immigration exit.
Deluxe Hotel: Holiday Inn/ Best Western or similar

Day 2: Houston City Tour

Today, we will spend the day exploring Houston by visiting water fall park, Rice University, Houston Museum of Natural Science and the Toyota Center. After lunch, we will visit Space Center Houston, the visitor center at NASA's astronaut training and flight control complex. If you encounter a basketball season, you can also pay $ 25 / person at your own expense to watch the Rockets' basketball game ($ 25 / person is only for transportation fee, tour guides will assist with tickets purchasing if necessary).
  • Houston, TX

    Houston is a large metropolis in Texas. It has become a major center of industry and development. It is home to some fascinating museums in it Museum District, including Houston Museum of Natural Science.

    Rice University

    Rice University is a private research university located on a 295-acre (1.19 km2) campus in Houston, Texas, United States. The university is situated near the Houston Museum District and is adjacent to the Texas Medical Center. Rice is generally considered the top university and the most selective institute of higher education in the state of Texas.

    Duration: Approx. 30 Minutes

    Houston Museum of Natural Science

    Founded in 1909, the HMNS is one of the top 5 most popular museums in the United States. In addition to its halls and exhibits, it is home to a planetarium, a giant scree theater, and a butterfly garden.

    Admission (Optional): Adult $25; Child (Under 11 yrs) $15; Senior (Over 65 yrs) $15|Opening Hours: Mon - Sun 9:00am - 5:00pm, Closed on Thanksgiving and Christmas|Duration: Approx. 1 Hour

    Toyota Center

    (Outside Visit) Toyota Center is an indoor arena located in downtown Houston, Texas. It is named after the Japanese automobile manufacturer Toyota. The arena is home to the Houston Rockets of the National Basketball Association, the principal users of the building, and the former home of the Houston Aeros of the American Hockey League.

    Duration: Approx. 15 Minutes

    Space Center Houston

    The official visitor center of the Johnson Space Center in Houston was designed with a little input from Walt Disney Imagineering to create an educational, interactive environment for guests wishing to learn about human spaceflight activities.

    Admission (Optional): Adult $30; Child (3-11 yrs) $25; Senior (Over 65 yrs) $28|Opening Hours: Mon - Sun 9:00am - 7:00pm|Duration: Approx. 4 Hours

Deluxe Hotel: Holiday Inn/ Best Western or similar

Day 3: Houston - San Antonio(189 miles)

In the morning, we will travel to old town San Antonio to see the Alamo. We will also see the Buckhorn Saloon and Texas Ranger Museum. In the evening, we can take an optional night tour of the city.
  • San Antonio, TX

    San Antonio is the 7th most populated city in the U.S. and the 2nd most in Texas. It is one of the fastest growing cities in the country. It is famous for being the home of the Alamo.

    The Alamo

    The Alamo, originally a Roman Catholic mission, was the site of a famous historic battle in 1836 in which the Mexican army laid siege to the building that was defended by a small group of Texans.

    Duration: Approx. 40 Minutes

    The Buckhorn Saloon and Texas Ranger Museum

    Located right in the heart of downtown San Antonio, we are two blocks from the Alamo and one block from the Riverwalk. For over 131 years, The Buckhorn Saloon has been known as a gathering place for good conversation, great food and spectacular wildlife exhibits. Today, the saloon houses a Café, Gift Shop, Shooting Gallery and our two museums, the Buckhorn Museum and the Texas Ranger Museum.

    Admission (Optional): Adult $22; Child (3-11 yrs) $17; Senior (Over 65 yrs) $22|Opening Hours: 10:00am - 5:00pm|Duration: Approx. 1 Hour

    San Antonio Night Tour Including River Walk

    Take the river walk for night view of San Antonio.

    Admission (Optional): Adult $35; Child (3-11 yrs) $25; Senior (Over 65 yrs) $35|Duration: Approx. 30 Minutes

Deluxe Hotel: Holiday Inn/ Best Western or similar

Day 4: San Antonio - Austin - Fort Worth(269 miles)

In the morning, we will travel to Austin to see the Texas State Capitol and the campus of the University of Texas at Austin. Then we will go to Hamilton Pool Preserve. In the after we will visit old town and see the Stockyards Championship Rodeo.
  • Austin, TX

    Nicknamed the "Live Music Capital of the World," Austin is the capital of Texas. Located in the center of the state, it is the fastest growing major city in the U.S. The popular slogan among locals is "Keep Austin Weird."

    Texas State Capitol

    Situated in downtown Austin, Texas' capitol building was completed in 1888 in an Italian Renaissance Revival style. Covering over 51 acres, it was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1970.

    Opening Hours: Mon - Fri 7:00am - 10:00pm, Sat - Sun 9:00am - 8:00pm|Duration: Approx. 1 Hour

    University of Texas at Austin

    The University of Texas at Austin, informally UT Austin, UT, University of Texas, or Texas in sports contexts, is a public research university and the flagship institution of the University of Texas System.

    Duration: Approx. 30 Minutes

    Hamilton Pool Preserve

    Hamilton Pool Preserve is a natural pool that was created when the dome of an underground river collapsed due to massive erosion thousands of years ago. The pool is located about 23 miles (37 km) west of Austin, Texas off Highway 71.

    Admission (Mandatory): Adult $15; Child (3-11 yrs) $15; Senior (Over 65 yrs) $15|Duration: Approx. 1 Hour

  • Fort Worth, TX

    What was started as a trading outpost for western cowboys in the 19th century has evolved into the fifth largest city in Texas.

    Stockyards Championship Rodeo

    The Stockyards Championship Rodeo maintains a strong commitment to visitors looking for an authentic Western Cowboy Experience. The show features bull riding, tie down roping, team roping, barrel racing, bronc riding and break away roping.

    Admission (Optional): Adult $25; Child (3-11 yrs) $20; Senior (Over 65 yrs) $20

Deluxe Hotel: Holiday Inn/ Best Western or similar

Day 5: Fort Worth - Dallas - Houston(255 miles)

In the morning we will visit the City Hall, Pioneer Square, John F. Kennedy Memorial Plaza and see the outside of Sixth Floor Musum.
  • Dallas, TX

    Dallas helps make up the Dallas Fort Worth metroplex. Some of the city's popular attractions include the Arboretum and Botanical Gardens, the George W. Bush Presidential Library and Museum, Pioneer Plaza and the John F. Kennedy Memorial.

    City Hall

    Dallas City Hall is the seat of Dallas municipal government, located at 1500 Marilla in the Government District of downtown Dallas, Texas (USA). The current building, the city's fifth city hall, was completed in 1978 and replaced the Dallas Municipal Building.

    Duration: Approx. 15 Minutes

    Pioneer Plaza

    Pioneer Plaza is a large public park located in the Convention Center District of downtown Dallas, Texas (USA). It contains a large sculpture and is a heavily visited tourist site. Adjacent to the plaza is the Pioneer Park Cemetery which features the Confederate War Memorial.

    Duration: Approx. 15 Minutes

    John F. Kennedy Tribute

    The memorial consists of an empty platform with "John Fitzgerald Kennedy" engraved along its side, surrounded by a square cement enclosure with two openings.

    Duration: Approx. 15 Minutes

    Sixth Floor Museum

    (Outside Visit) Named for its location on the sixth floor of the Dallas County Administration Building in downtown Dallas, this museum is dedicated to the life of President John F. Kennedy, whose assassin, Lee Harvey Oswald, shot and killed the president.

    Opening Hours: Mon 12:00pm - 6:00pm, Tue - Sun 10:00am - 6:00pm

Deluxe Hotel: Holiday Inn/ Best Western or simlar

Day 6: Houston - New Orleans(317 miles)

Today, we will arrive in New Orleans and visit the Oak Alley Plantation. We will also go on a swamp tour of the bayou. After checking into our hotel, we can take an optional night tour.
  • New Orleans, LA

    The city known as the "Big Easy" is most famous for its colorful and exciting Mardi Gras celebration. Visitors will marvel at its distinctive Cajun culture and cuisine that is unlike anything else in the world.

    Oak Alley Plantation

    This historic plantation on the Mississippi River in southeastern Louisiana is a National Historic Landmark. In addition to its function as a museum, the Oak Alley Plantation has served as a set for films and TV shows.

    Admission (Optional): Adult $25; Child (3-11 yrs) $10; Senior (Over 65 yrs) $25|Duration: Approx. 2 Hours

    Swamp Tour

    Take a trip down the bayous of Louisiana on a swamp boat tour to encounter the local wildlife, like alligators, turtles, birds, snakes, and much more! You'll also get a lesson in Cajun culture.

    Admission (Optional): Adult $34; Child (3-11 yrs) $26; Senior (Over 65 yrs) $34|Opening Hours: Daily 9:00am - 3:00pm|Duration: Approx. 1 Hour 30 Minutes

    New Orleans Night Tour

    This walking tour of New Orleans is one of the best ways to explore the city after dark. It is dramatic, historic, and entertaining, providing you with interesting facts and some of the more sinister legends from New Orleans' history.

    Admission (Optional): Adult $25; Child (3-12 yrs) $15; Senior (Over 65 yrs) $25

Deluxe Hotel: Holiday Inn/ Best Western

Day 7: New Orleans - Houston(317 miles)

We will spend our entire day exploring New Orleans. First, we will tour the French Quarter, Royal Street, Jackson Square and the Cathedral Basilica of Saint Louis. We will get to try beignets and French coffee at the famous Café du Monde. Then, we will go to the French Market and the National World War II Museum.
  • New Orleans, LA

    The city known as the "Big Easy" is most famous for its colorful and exciting Mardi Gras celebration. Visitors will marvel at its distinctive Cajun culture and cuisine that is unlike anything else in the world.

    French Quarter

    The most famous area of New Orleans is also the oldest. Dating back to the city's founding in 1718, this National Historic Landmark district is known for its nightlife, restaurants, and celebrations. Its most famous locale is Bourbon Street.

    Royal Street

    Royal Street, located one block from Bourbon Street in New Orleans, Louisiana, is one of the oldest streets in the city and famous for its antique shops, art galleries, and stately hotels. Described as the quintessential French Quarter street, Royal Street is also home to restaurants and cafes.

    Jackson Square

    This historic park in the French Quarter is home to the St. Louis Cathedral. It's history dates all the way back to 1721, when it was built by French colonists in the area.

    Cathedral-Basilica of Saint Louis, King of France

    The Cathedral-Basilica of Saint Louis, King of France, also called St. Louis Cathedral, is the seat of the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of New Orleans and is the oldest cathedral in the United States.

    French Market

    Long ago, this 6 block market, the largest of its kind in the U.S., was a Native American trading post before the advent of European colonization. Located in the historic French Quarter, it specializes in selling seafood.

    Opening Hours: Mon - Fri 9:00am - 6:00pm

    The National WWII Museum

    The National WWII Museum, formerly known as the D-Day Museum, is a military history museum located in the Central Business District of New Orleans, Louisiana, on Andrew Higgins Drive between Camp Street and Magazine Street. The museum focuses on the contribution made by the United States to Allied victory in World War II.

    Admission (Optional): Adult $28; Child (3-12 yrs) $18; Senior (Over 65 yrs) $24

Deluxe Hotel: Holiday Inn/ Best Western or similar

Day 8: Old MacDonald's Farm or Deerbrook Mall

Today you can choose to go to Old MacDonald's Farm or Deerbrook Mall.
  • Houston, TX

    Houston is a large metropolis in Texas. It has become a major center of industry and development. It is home to some fascinating museums in it Museum District, including Houston Museum of Natural Science.

    Old MacDonald's Farm

    It's a large outdoor education and entertaiment place. You can see many kinds of animals and join various activities, including riding the little train, swiming, feeding animals.

    Admission (Optional): Adult $13; Child (3-11 yrs) $13; Senior (Over 65 yrs) $13

  • Airport pickup: If you take domestic flight, please meet your tour guide at baggage claim area at IAH/HOU; if you take international flight, please meet your guide in front of the exit.
    • A. Free shuttle services:IAH/HOU airport ( 9: 00AM - 10:00 PM), waits for other guests, heading to hotel as soon as the shuttle is full. ($10/person service fee excluded)
    • B. Optional IAH/HOU Airport pickup available 24h upon any arrival time. There is a fee of $100 on 1st and 2nd guests and $10/person on the rests. (Service fee included)
    • C. No flight guest: Please notice in advance and convergence with us at Houston airport; shuttle bus will take you to the hotel. $ 10/guest/day gratuity will be collected by tour guide at your last tour day.
  • Return Flight arrangement: Make sure to book a return flight departing from IAH after 8:00pm. Guests whose departure dates on Tuedasy can also leave the tour from New Orleans and please book your return flight after 2:00pm.

Price Includes

  • Roundtrip airport transfer
  • 7 nights hotel accomodations
  • Transportation via air-conditioned vehicle
  • Professional tour guide(Chinese and English)

Price Excludes

  • Admission Fees:
    Destination Adult Child Senior
    Austin, TX
    Hamilton Pool Preserve (Mandatory) $15 $15 (3-11 yrs) $15 (Over 65 yrs)
    Fort Worth, TX
    Special Steak Dinner (Optional) $30 $30 (3-11 yrs) $30 (Over 65 yrs)
    Stockyards Championship Rodeo (Optional) $25 $20 (3-11 yrs) $20 (Over 65 yrs)
    Houston, TX
    Houston Museum of Natural Science (Optional) $25 $15 (Under 11 yrs) $15 (Over 65 yrs)
    Old MacDonald's Farm (Optional) $13 $13 (3-11 yrs) $13 (Over 65 yrs)
    Space Center Houston (Optional) $30 $25 (3-11 yrs) $28 (Over 65 yrs)
    New Orleans, LA
    New Orleans Night Tour (Optional) $25 $15 (3-12 yrs) $25 (Over 65 yrs)
    Oak Alley Plantation (Optional) $25 $10 (3-11 yrs) $25 (Over 65 yrs)
    Swamp Tour (Optional) $34 $26 (3-11 yrs) $34 (Over 65 yrs)
    The National WWII Museum (Optional) $28 $18 (3-12 yrs) $24 (Over 65 yrs)
    San Antonio, TX
    San Antonio Night Tour Including River Walk (Optional) $35 $25 (3-11 yrs) $35 (Over 65 yrs)
    The Buckhorn Saloon and Texas Ranger Museum (Optional) $22 $17 (3-11 yrs) $22 (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.
  • All meals and drinks during the trip are not included in tour price. The tour guide will make eating arrangements.
  • Mandatory service fees for your tour guide and bus driver (minimum $10.00 per day per passenger. )
  • Any private expenses

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    All tours are for early booking, tour operator suggests the each passenger should book tour at least 3 weeks before departure date. Passenger may make reservation via email; however, seats will not be assigned until the deposit has been paid. At time of reservation, passenger may require to provide name, phone number and address and specify designated tour and date of travel.All seats are pre-assigned with numbers; seat assignment is based on a first come first serve basis after down payment.
  • Travel Documents
    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.
  • 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 46 days prior to departure - 10% of total purchase amount.
    21-45 days prior to departure - 25% of total purchase amount.
    8-20 days prior to departure - 50% of total purchase amount.
    Within 7 days prior to departure or no show - 100% of total purchase amount.
    Unused features are non-refundable. No shows forfeit entire payment.
    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.
  • Broading Time and Location
    All passengers must arrive 30 minutes before departure time. All passengers must show photo ID and boarding pass or tickets for boarding; absolutely no boarding without tickets. Departure time and boarding location will be confirmed after reservation is made.
  • Travel Insurance
    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, for more information, please consult your travel agent.
  • Luggage Restriction
    Each passenger may carry one check-in luggage and one carry-on bag.
  • 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 are not responsible for any other travel arrangements affected due to our cancellations.

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