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2-Day Upstate New York, Lake George, Lake Placid Tour from New York

Tour Code: 255-572   
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Sat (6/25/-10/31); 5/27, 9/2
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New York, NY; Jersey City, NJ; Flushing, NY; East Brunswick, NJ; Brooklyn, NY
2 Days 1 Night

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Highlights: Visit Lake George, Ausable Chasm, High Falls George, and Lake Placid. 1 night hotel accommodation. Round-trip transporation and tour guide.

  • Take the Whiteface Mountain Lift to enjoy the view of Lake Placid and be on the top of the mountain
  • Go for the Highfall Gorge to experience the scenic raft adventure through spectacular rock formations
  • Find peace on Lake George and listen to the steam Whistle
  • Tour is 100% guaranteed; if cancelled 120% of the price will be refunded.

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2 Number of Rooms:
3 Departure: Find Closest Pickup
 7:00am 253 NJ-18 - East Brunswick, NJ - 5/25/2018 - 9/3/2018
 7:00am 13330 39th Ave - Flushing, NY
 7:00am 6102 8th Ave - Brooklyn, NY
 8:00am 87 Bowery - New York, NY
 8:15am 125 Eighteenth St - Jersey City, NJ
4 Do you need to extend hotel stay? Read more
Pre-tour: If you arrive before the tour's starting date, please self check-in the hotel. The hotels near the pick up locations suggested (Sheraton LaGuardia East Hotel Flushing, Comfort Inn Manhattan Bridge New York)
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i will recommend my friend to join this tour, the views are so beautiful and the schedule are good. our tour guide is zhangmai.
wonderful and relax tour,thank you mai for making this tour so fun.
Wendy Wen our tourist guide she's awesome very organize and on time, also the driver great we don't have encounter any problem at all. I Highly recommend Wendy Wen very professional. Group 1 A... 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 $85 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

    New York - Whiteface Mountain - Lake Placid Town (294 miles)

    In the morning, we will depart from New York for Whiteface Mountain. When we arrive, we will ride the Whiteface Mountain Lift to get amazing views of the mountain. Then, we will travel to the High Falls Gorge, where we will be able to see the Ausable River beneath the shadow of the mountain. We will then set off on a scenic rafting adventure on the same waters past spectacular rock formations. Then, we will depart for Lake Placid, where we will shop on Main Street before exploring the Olympic Center.
    • Adirondack Park, NY

      This massive park is the largest of its kind in the country, as well as the largest National Historic Site. It encompasses all of upstate New York's Adirondack Mountains as well as some of the surrounding areas.

      Whiteface Mountain

      Whiteface Mountain is the fifth-tallest mountain in New York State and one of the High Peaks of the Adirondacks. Because of its relative isolation from the other High Peaks, it offers unparalleled views of the surrounding area.
    • Lake Placid Town, NY

      High Falls Gorge

      The High Falls Gorge is located near Lake Placid, New York amidst the Adirondack Mountains. It is the location where the Ausable River spills over the edge of Whiteface Mountain.

      Admission (Optional): Adult $11.75; Child (4-12 yrs) $8.75; Senior (Over 65 yrs) $11.75; exclude tax|Opening Hours: Oct 13

      Lake Placid

      This lake and its eponymous town in the Adirondack Mountains of Upstate New York are favorite vacation destinations for people all over New England. From hiking and mountain climbing to fishing and boating, there is never nothing to do!

      Olympic Center

      The Olympic Center at Lake Placid, New York was the site of the famous 1980 Olympics, best known for the hockey showdown between the United States and Russia in which a scrappy American team dethroned the Russian powerhouse.
    Standard Hotel: American Best Value Inn, or equivalence
    Day 2

    Ausable Chasm - Lake George - New York (380 miles)

    We will start the day at the Ausable Chasm, where we will get the opportunity to descend hundreds of feet as we walk along the natural stone walkways in the area. Our second stop will be Lake George in the Adirondacks, where we will board the Minnehaha, which has a glass-enclosed engine for those who want to see it at work. In the evening, we will return to New York City, where the tour will come to an end. Please see "Departure and Return" for more detailed information regarding pickup and drop-off times and locations.
    • Keeseville, NY

      Keeseville is a hamlet in Clinton and Essex counties, New York, in the United States.It developed along the Ausable River, which provided water power for mills and industrial development.

      Ausable Chasm

      Ausable Chasm, carved into upstate New York's Adirondack Mountains by an eponymous river, is made of 500-foot-thick Potsdam sandstone that is over 500 million years old. At its southern end, it drains into Lake Champlain.

      Duration: Approx. 1 Hour 30 Minutes

    • Adirondack Park, NY

      This massive park is the largest of its kind in the country, as well as the largest National Historic Site. It encompasses all of upstate New York's Adirondack Mountains as well as some of the surrounding areas.
    • Lake George Village, NY

      Lake George Minnehaha Cruise

      Take a cruise of lovely Lake George from aboard the Minnehaha, the Lake George Steamboat Company's authentic paddle-wheel boat.

      Admission (Optional): Adult $16; Child (3-12 yrs) $7.50; Senior (Over 65 yrs) $16

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    • Departure & Return

    Location Address Departure Return
    East Brunswick, NJ map link 253 NJ-18, East Brunswick, NJ 08816 (5/25/2018 - 9/3/2018) 7:00am no stop
    Flushing, NY map link 13330 39th Ave, Flushing, NY 11354 (Asian Jewels Seafood Restaurant - Flushing, NY) 7:00am 8:30pm
    Brooklyn, NY map link 6102 8th Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11220 (HSBC Bank - Brooklyn, NY) 7:00am no stop
    Remark: Pickup only; no drop-off
    New York, NY map link 87 Bowery, New York, NY 10002 (Chinatown(Manhattan, NYC) - New York, NY) 8:00am 7:30pm
    Jersey City, NJ map link 125 Eighteenth St, Jersey City, NJ 07310 (Acme Market - Jersey City, NJ) 8:15am no stop

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

    • Jersey City: Pickup only. Drop off at Manhattan-Chinatown.
    • East Brunswick, NJ pickup and drop off arrangement during May 25th - Sept 3rd, 2018:
      • East Brunswick Pickup:Shuttle bus will pick up passengers at East Brunswick 7:00am and send them to Jersey City-Acme Market.
      • East Brunswick Drop-off: Passengers will be send to Manhattan - Chinatown (87 Bowery, New York) first and then transferred back to East Brunswick. Since the returning times for different tours vary, passengers who need to go back to East Brunswick have to patiently wait for the shuttle in the meeting point. (*Note: East Brunswick shuttle transfer only available for this location 6:30 AM & 7:00AM pick up passengers.)
    • For Brooklyn departures, the drop off location will be Chinatown - Manhattan at Bowery Street.
    • Drop off location will be the same as pick up location (some locations may not have drop off service).
    • The timetable above is subject to change. We reserve the right to make changes to the itinerary without prior notice.
    • Price Includes

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

    • Admission Fees:
      Destination Adult Child Senior
      Keeseville, NY
      Ausable Chasm (Trail + Scenic Float Tour) (Optional) $33 $21.70 (3-12 yrs) $33 (Over 65 yrs)
      Lake George Village, NY
      Lake George Minnehaha Cruise (Optional) $16 $7.50 (3-12 yrs) $16 (Over 65 yrs)
      Lake Placid Town, NY
      High Falls Gorge (Optional) $11.75 $8.75 (4-12 yrs) $11.75 (Over 65 yrs)
      Whiteface Mountain Lift (Optional) $22 $15 (3-12 yrs) $15 (Over 62 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
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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.
    • 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 on the departure date.
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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 .

    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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