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2-Day Washington DC, Philadelphia Tour from New York/New Jersey

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Daily (Mar 17- Oct 31)
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New York, NY; Edison, NJ; Flushing, NY; Brooklyn, NY
Duration:
2 Days 1 Night

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Highlights: Capitol In-Depth Walking Tour (Interior & Exterior) ; film: "Out of Many, One," Crypt, Rotunda ,Congress: Office: Senators & Representative +Library Of Congress. Leisure visiting:National Mall-Smithsonian Museums* (Recommended :National Museum of Natural History). D.C Harbor Cruise (Seasonal), White House (Exterior), Washington Monument, Abraham Lincoln Memorial, Korean War Memorial, Vietnam Memorial, World War II Memorial, Thomas Jefferson Memorial, Tidal Basin, U.S. Bureau of Engraving and Printing In-Depth Tour(BEP), Philadelphia:Independence Hall, Liberty Bell Inclusions: 1 night hotel accommodation, All domestic ground transportation via air-conditioned vehicle

  • Exclusive INSIDE US Capitol Building Congress walking narrated tour
  • Exclusive Bureau of Engraving and Printing tour
  • National River Cruise with Pentagon view
  • Guaranteed 100% tour conformation; Refund 120% of the price if cancelled

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Seat CategorySurcharge Date / Date Range Adult
First Four Rows Bus Seats - Surcharge Year round $20
4 Departure: Find Closest Pickup
 6:30am 39-10 Main st - Flushing, NY
 6:50am 6002 8th Ave - Brooklyn, NY
 8:00am 183 Canal St - Manhattan, NY
 9:00am 116 Greenwood Ave - Edison, NJ
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Tour guide(Mandy) was amazingly helpful in all possible ways like taking photos for us,finding us wherever we are and explaining about each attraction and very kind to us and at the same time making i... More>>
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This tour was great the first day- I enjoyed the inside tour of Capitol Hill with enough time and was felt two hours was also enough time at the museum. The hotel was comfortable/nice enough. The s... More>>

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    Seat CategorySurcharge Date / Date Range Adult
    First Four Rows Bus Seats - Surcharge Year round $20
    • Buy 2 Get 3rd Free : Offer applies to 3rd person sharing a room with full paying adult. Cancellation of free-fare passenger must be made at least 7 days before departure. No-show (or late cancellation) of free passenger incurs a $60 penalty fee for the reserved bus seat
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    Day 1

    New York - Washington DC (203 miles)

    Today we will depart from New York to Washington D.C. with a lunch break on the way.In D.C., we will first take a Walking In-depth tour inside of the US Capitol, accompanied by a professional US CONGRESS tour guide. Next guests will have their leisure time to visit Washington D.C. where we can explore Smithsonian Museums from the National Mall. Strongly Recommend guests to visit the National Museum of Natural History). Afterward, we will have a chance to take the D.C. Harbor Cruise which rests on top of the Potomac River, the national river of the United States.
    • 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.

      Washington DC In-Depth tour

      Washington D.C. upgraded In-depth tour includes Inside walking narrated tour at the US Capitol Congress Building, the US Bureau of Engraving & Printing, and half day of leisure visiting the National Mall-Smithsonian Museums (more details are subject to the itinerary)

      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.

      Smithsonian Institution

      Centered on the National Mall, the Smithsonian Institution is a series of museums dedicated to research and spreading knowledge. Some of the most notable Smithsonian museums are the National Air and Space Museum and the Museum of American History.

      Opening Hours: Mon - Sun 8:30am - 5:30pm

      Potomac River Cruise

      The Potomac River runs alongside the United States' capital city, and visitors who want to more fully experience DC can take boat tours of the area and see monuments in a new and exciting way!

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

    Standard Hotel: GOVERNOR HOUSE INN, QUALITY INN, BEST WESTERN or similar
    Day 2

    Washington DC - Philadelphia - New York (203 miles)

    Weekday Departure: On the second day, we will go visit the White House(Exterior), which is the workplace for U.S. Presidents. Then we can visit the Lincoln Memorial, along with the Korean War Memorial, Vietnam Memorial, Washington Monument and World War II Memorial. Finally, we will take a Washington D.C. In-depth tour of U.S. Bureau of Engraving and Printing before heading to Philadelphia. Upon arrival we will visit the Independence Hall. Right beside is the Liberty Bell.

    Weekend Departure: On the second day, an In-depth tour of U.S. Bureau of Engraving and Printing will be closed on the weekend. Attraction will be replaced by the Newseum.
    • 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

      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.

      Lincoln Memorial

      This Greek-temple-style building houses a massive statue of a massive president. The memorial sees more than six million visitors ever year and was also the location at which Martin Luther King Junior gave his famous "I Have a Dream" speech.

      Duration: Approx. 40 Minutes

      Washington DC In-Depth tour

      Washington D.C. upgraded In-depth tour includes Inside walking narrated tour at the US Capitol Congress Building, the US Bureau of Engraving & Printing, and half day of leisure visiting the National Mall-Smithsonian Museums (more details are subject to the itinerary)

      Bureau of Engraving and Printing

      Although the Mint in DC is closed to tours, the nearby Bureau of Engraving and Printing still offers visitors a look inside the moneymaking process. Visitors can learn about the history of US currency and see bills being printed.

      Newseum

      This interactive museum details the history of journalism, news, and media. Established in 1997, it is located in a sleek, modern building filled with multiple theaters and exhibits. It is also where Al Jazeera America has its studios.

      Replace U.S. Bureau of Engraving and Printing In-Depth Tour by Newseum if closed and on Sat & Holiday Departure Schedule ($60/person)

      Opening Hours: 9:00am - 5:00pm, Closed on Thanksgiving, Christmas and the New Year's Day

    • Philadelphia, PA

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

      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

      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.
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    • Departure & Return

    Location Address Departure Return
    Flushing, NY map link 39-10 Main st, Flushing, NY 11354 (HSBC Bank - Flushing, NY) 6:30am 7:00pm
    Brooklyn, NY map link 6002 8th Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11220 (In front of Eye Solutions - Brooklyn, NY) 6:50am no stop
    New York, NY map link 183 Canal St, New York, NY 10013 (Manhattan, NY) 8:00am 8:00pm
    Edison, NJ map link 116 Greenwood Ave, Edison, NJ 08817 (Coco Asian Cuisine - Edison, NJ) 9:00am 6:30pm

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

    • Brooklyn and Parsippany is for pick-up only, drop off will be at 48 Bowery, NY (Chinatown).
    • Price Includes

    • 1 night hotel accommodation
    • All domestic ground transportation via air-conditioned vehicle
    • Tour guide Level 2: semi-guided tour
    • All taxes included
    • Price Excludes

    • Admission Fees:
      Destination Adult Child Senior
      Washington, DC
      Potomac River Cruise (Optional) $26 $18 $23 (Over 65 yrs)
      Washington DC Upgraded In-Depth Tour (Fri, Sat & Holiday Tours) (Mandatory) $60 $60 $60
      Washington DC Upgraded In-Depth Tour (Sun - Thu Tours) (Mandatory) $55 $55 $55
      • 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.
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    • All meals and drinks during the trip, although eating arrangements will be made by your tour guide
    • A mandatory service fee for your tour guide and bus driver (min. $10/day/person)
    • 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

    • CITY PASS: Passengers are NOT allowed to use a CITY PASS to purchase tickets for any of the optional sightseeing attractions visited on this tour.
    • Lodging: Single price is for one person staying in one room. Double, Triple and Quadruple prices are for two people, three people and four people staying in one room respectively. Triple and Quad rooms are based on the existing bedding in a room which is 2 double beds.
    • 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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    Booking changes
    A fee may be charged for any revision or alteration made to a reservation after the booking is confirmed. Name changes or corrections may be treated as a cancellation and cancellation fees will apply. A change of tour date or tour itinerary may be treated as a cancellation, and normal cancellation fees will apply.

    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 .

      (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.

    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.

    NOTE: We cannot grant any refunds more than 30 days after completion of tour.

    Itinerary Variations
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