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2-Day Philadelphia, Washington DC Tour from New York/New Jersey Tour Code: 878-7135

Visit Washington, DC (White House, Lincoln Memorial), Philadelphia (Independence Hall, Independence National Historical Park, Liberty Bell), Lancaster (The Amish Farm and House).
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New York, NY; Jersey City, NJ; Edison, NJ; Flushing, NY
English; Mandarin Chinese
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  • Personalize Your Journey: Choose from a variety of optional tours to customize your experience to your interests.
  • Special Offer: Book two optional tours at one destination and get complimentary add-on activities. (See itinerary for details)
Price In USD (Price per person based on double occupancy)
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    Single $152
    Double $95
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    Single $158
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  • Buy 2 Get 2 Free details:
    (1) Offer applies to 3 or 4 people sharing one room. Prices are already adjusted. (2) Cancellation of free-fare passenger must be made at least 3 days before departure. (3) No-show (or late cancellation) of free passenger incurs $158 penalty fee for the reserved bus seat. (4) The promotion available for the almost all departure date except holidays or big event period, , also not apply for the hotel upgrade.
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Day 1: New York - Philadelphia - Washington DC (236 miles)

Today, we will visit Philadelphia, where we will see Independence Hall and the Liberty Bell. Afterward we will continue to Washington, DC to optionally join a Washington DC In-depth Tour or Congress Tour.
In Washington DC, you are required to participate in at least one optional in-depth tour: either the "Washington DC In-depth Tour" or the "Congress Tour". If you select both tours, you will receive a complimentary dinner at "Maryland Buffet."
  • Philadelphia, PA

    Philadelphia, PA
    One of the most historically significant cities in the United States, Philadelphia was the first capital of the U.S.The City of Brotherly Love draws history buffs and lovers of culture from all corners of the globe!

    Independence National Historical Park

    Independence National Historical Park
    This National Historical Park in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania serves as a way of preserving important Revolutionary War sites for future generations. Called "America's most historic square mile," this 55-acre park in the "Old City" district is not to be missed.

    Independence Hall (Outside Visit)

    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.

    Liberty Bell (Outside Visit)

    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.
  • 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.

    White House (Outside Visit)

    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.

    Congress Tour

    Inside visit U.S. Capitol , then outside visit Supreme Court of the United States, The National Archives and the Senate.

    Tour Fee (Optional): Adult $45; Child (Under 12 yrs) $40; Senior (Over 65 yrs) $43|Duration: Approx. 2 Hours 30 Minutes

    US Capitol (Inside Visit)

    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.

    Within the Admission Package - Congress Tour (Optional)

    Library of Congress (Outside Visit)

    Library of Congress
    The Library of Congress is the oldest cultural institution established by federal mandate in the US, divided between three buildings in Capitol Hill and a Virginia campus. It is the largest library in the world.

    Within the Admission Package - Congress Tour (Optional)

    US Supreme Court Building (Outside Visit)

    The Supreme Court is another magnificent addition to Washington's neoclassical buildings. It is home to the country's highest governing judicial body. Visitors may tour the building on their own and also attend court, provided that it is in session.

    Within the Admission Package - Congress Tour (Optional)

    Opening Hours: Mon - Fri 9:00am - 4:30pm

    Washington DC In-Depth tour

    Enter the Jefferson Memorial and Lincoln Memorial Hall. Then climbing to the highest of U.S. Air Force Memorial, which are the best places to get a panoramic view of the Pentagon and the 9/11 memorial. Visit the Korean War Veterans Memorial and Vietnam Veterans Memorial. Exterior view of the White House.

    Tour Fee (Optional): Adult $45; Child (3-12 yrs, service fee) $40; Senior (Over 65 yrs, service fee) $43|Duration: Approx. 3 Hours

    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. We will stay here for 2 hours during the Cherry Blossom time.

    Within the Admission Package - Washington DC In-Depth tour (Optional)

    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.

    Within the Admission Package - Washington DC In-Depth tour (Optional)

    Duration: Approx. 40 Minutes

    US Air Force Memorial

    US Air Force Memorial
    The Air Force Memorial in Arlington pays tribute to the veterans of that particular branch of the US military. Its three spires evoke the image of the contrails of fighter jets as they maneuver in the sky.

    Within the Admission Package - Washington DC In-Depth tour (Optional)

    Opening Hours: Mon - Sun 8:00am - 11:00pm

    The Pentagon (Passing By)

    This building gets its name from the geometric shape that it resembles. It is the headquarters for the United States Department of Defense. Though it looks austere, it is nonetheless impressive given its immense size and design.

    Within the Admission Package - Washington DC In-Depth tour (Optional)

    Opening Hours: Mon - Fri 9:00am - 3:00pm

    *Combo: Congress Tour+Washington DC In-Depth tour

    Special Offer: Take both the "Washington DC In-Depth Tour" and "Congress Tour" to receive a complimentary dinner at "Maryland Buffet, valued at $30.

    Tour Fee (Optional): Adult $90; Child (Under 12 yrs) $80; Senior (Over 65 yrs) $86; Special Offer: A complimentary Dinner at "Maryland Buffet", valued at $30.

Standard Hotel: Comfort Inn, Holiday Inn or equivalent

Day 2: Washington-Lancaster-New York (282 miles)

Today, we will drive to Amish Farm and House, we will learn about the unique and humble religious life lead by the tour guide.
  • 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

    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 $35; Child (3-12 yrs) $30; Senior (Over 65 yrs) $33|Arrival Time: 08:00|Opening Hours: Closed Thanksgiving Day, December 25, January 1.|Duration: Approx. 1 Hour 40 Minutes

Find Closest Pickup
Location Address Departure Return
Flushing, NY 135-20 39th Ave, Flushing, NY 11354 (In front of the Sheraton hotel - Flushing, NY) 6:30am 8:30pm
New York, NY 321 W 42nd St, New York, NY 10036 (Fuji - New York, NY) 7:00am 8:00pm
Jersey City, NJ 619 Marin Blvd, Jersey City, NJ 07302 (Behind Pier 1 Imports - Jersey City, NJ) 7:30am 7:30pm
Edison, NJ 4701 Stelton Rd, South Plainfield, NJ (Holiday Inn South Plainfield - South Plainfield, NJ) 8:15am
Remark:Pick up only.

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

  • Return Flight Arrangement: please schedule flights to depart from New York or New Jersey after 23:00 pm. We do not take any responsibility for bus delay or flight changes.

Price Includes

  • Hotel, transportation, permits.
  • Experienced driver guide
  • Taxes

Price Excludes

Destination Adult Child Senior
Lancaster
The Amish Farm and House (Optional) $35 $30 (3-12 yrs) $33 (Over 65 yrs)
Washington, DC
*Combo: Congress Tour+Washington DC In-Depth tour (Optional)
Special Offer: A complimentary Dinner at "Maryland Buffet", valued at $30.
$90 $80 (Under 12 yrs) $86 (Over 65 yrs)
Congress Tour (Optional) $45 $40 (Under 12 yrs) $43 (Over 65 yrs)
Washington DC In-Depth tour (Optional) $45 $40 (3-12 yrs, service fee) $43 (Over 65 yrs, service fee)
  • The tour fee only includes basic transportation and accommodation. To enhance your travel experience, this tour also requires mandatory basic sightseeing activities. Please coordinate with the tour guide during the trip to select your preferred activities.
  • To join optional activities, please pay the tour guide via cash, Venmo, Zelle, or PayPal. Personal ticket purchases or City Passes are not allowed; the tour guide will arrange group tickets.
  • *Combo There are combo activities in most cities, guests are required to select at least one from each combo activities. lf both activities are chosen, a complimentary attraction fee or meal or other tour will be offered as a gift.
  • All meals and drinks during the trip are not included in the tour price. The tour guide will make eating arrangements.
  • Mandatory service fees for your tour guide and bus driver (minimum $12.00 per day per person, children and infants are charged as adults)
  • Any private expenses

Additional Note

  • Hotel pricing: Prices are based on two adults sharing. Single room occupancy requires an extra fee. Double, triple & quad prices are for two, three, and four people, staying in one room, respectively (including children). Each hotel room can only accommodate a maximum of 4 guests (adults or children). Each guest room comes standard with two full-sized or one queen-sized bed.
  • Travel documents: All customers will be responsible for providing their own travel documents and visa if required.
  • Language: All tours are escorted by professional bi- or multi-lingual tour guides and/or drivers (English/Chinese). Depending on the number of passengers booked for a particular departure, tours and/or languages may be combined to operate the tours.
  • Wheelchair: Due to different bus models, we may not be able to accommodate participants using wheelchairs. Therefore, we regret that we cannot accept wheelchair users to join our tour.
  • Pets: Pets will not be transported.

Confirmation

  • Immediately after submitting your reservation you will receive a receipt of booking by email. Within one hour of submitting your reservation, you will receive a confirmation email confirming the booking status. This tour is 100% guaranteed departure. Restrictions apply; due to weather conditions, State Emergencies, Airport Closures or anything beyond the control of the tour operator the guarantee will not apply.

Redemption

  • You will receive an confirmation email (e-ticket) after your order is received. Complete operator information, including local telephone numbers at your destination, is included on e-ticket. You must print the e-tickets and take them along on your trip; they are your proof of purchase.

Terms & Condition

  • BOOKING AND RESERVATION
    Tour operator suggests each passenger books tours at least one day before the departure date. Yet, this product is available last minute booking as long as there is an inventory on the page. The seats will not be assigned until the reservation has been made. The passenger may require to provide name, phone number, and address and specify the designated tour and date of travel.
  • SEAT ASSIGNMENT
    All seats are pre-assigned that based on a first come first serve basis after the reservation. For special needs, customers could add the first rows option before check-out. The additional price might be applied.
  • 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.
  • CANCELLATION OR CHANGE POLICY
    All cancellations or changes of date must comply 72 hours before departure. The full refund will be credited directly to your TakeTours wallet as credits for future use. The refund can also be forwarded directly to your credit card with a 6% handling fee.
  • BOARDING TIME AND PLACE
    All passengers must arrive 30 minutes before departure time. All passengers must show a photo ID and boarding pass or tickets for boarding; absolutely no boarding without tickets. Departure time and boarding location will be confirmed after the reservation is made.
  • TRAVEL INSURANCE
    The 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.
  • RESPONSIBILITY
    (1) Tour operator reserves the right to substitute hotels and alter the itinerary, withdraw any tour and make any desirable alteration for the convenience of the operation of the tour.
    (2) Tour operator reserves the right to alter the tour program and itinerary order may be different than displayed online, the tour guide will arrange it accordingly depending on the traffic, hotel arrangement, and attractions opening time, etc.
    (3) Tour operator reserves the right to cancel the tour prior to departure for any reason. By accepting our policy, the passenger must agree that the tour operator shall hold no responsibilities in itinerary alterations, delays or cancellation strikes, sickness, theft, loss, accidents, weather, bus issues or any other causes.
    (4) Each group requires a minimum of 10 passengers to operate a departure. The tour operator reserves the right to cancel a departure due to not meeting this basic requirement. Liability for such cancellation is limited to a full refund of the money received by us, and this will constitute full settlement with Tour Department.
    (5) Tour operator reserves the right to decline to accept or retain any tour member for any reason before or during the tour.
    (6) All prices are subject to change without prior notice.
    (7) All itineraries are subject to change without notice.
    (8) All passengers must obtain a valid passport and all entry/exit visa as required by immigration regulation.
    (9) If the passenger has any special request to leave the tour in a certain place during the tour, it is their responsibility to notify tour operator in advance to confirm upon booking the tour.
    (10) Passenger must be self-reliant; those who require assistance must be accompanied by a friend or relative. Tour operator is NOT able to provide individual assistance for any passenger.
    (11) Passengers should inform the escort or hotel reception if they are to use the hotel swimming pool. All children should be accompanied by their parents while using the pool. No lifeguard on premises swim at your own risk.
    (12) Passenger(s) are responsible for his or her belonging(s). Tour operator will NOT longer provide services to track or trace any personal item(s).

Customer Q & As

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Question
Is the tour available for October month too. Or it was only till August
by Amy on 2021-09-28
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Dear Customer, Yes this tour has available dates for the month of October.
by Taketours on 2021-09-28
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We want to know if the Washington DC is the last place before coming back to New york.
by ABHISHEK ITNAL on 2019-07-24
Answer
We can't guarantee that it will as the itinerary is able to change in case any arrangements need to be made.
by Taketours on 2019-07-24
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