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

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Mon, Wed, Sat (Nov to Mar 14); 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: Newseum, President’s Wax Museum, White House, Lincoln Memorial, D.C. Harbor Cruise, Potomac River, Pentagon, U.S. Capitol, Capitol In-depth walking tour, Adventure Aquarium, 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
  • Departures are 100% guaranteed; if cancelled 120% of the purchase price will be refunded.

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 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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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>>
good experience going out for a short trip in the holiday! tour guide is very informative and nice. we learned a lot from this trip about this amazing city.I highly recommend this trip to all !
We went to D.C. for the first time joined this tour on 4th of July weekend, first we were a little worried about the long weekend parade in DC, but the tour guide Diana managed the tour well and the t... More>>

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    • 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
    • Child Rate: 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 - Washington DC (203 miles)

    Our tour bus will depart from New York to the First and Only destination of Today - Washington D.C. With a lunch break on the way. In D.C, we will Focus on the most Famous attractions area "National Mall".  We will go to visit U.S. Capitol with a Capitol In-depth walking tour accompanied by a professional US CONGRESS Tour Escort, who will give us detailed presentations inside of the Capitol, includes the Rotunda and the Crypt. Next you can be more than welcome and free to Select and Visit any of the Smithsonian Museums - Smithsonian Institution.
    • 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.

      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

    Standard Hotel: Days Inn, Best Western or equivalent
    Day 2

    Washington DC - Philadelphia - New York (222 miles)

    Itinerary schedule for Mon & Wed Departure:
    We will go back to Washington D.C. continue our trip to Visit Famous Landmarks By Foot - White House, Washington Monument, Lincoln Memorial, Vietnam Memorial, Korean War Memorial, World War II Memorial. A Professional Walking tour into the U.S. Bureau of Engraving and Printing (GOV Money Factory) will allow us to learn the history of the portraits on the money and to see where and how our U.S paper dollars are designed and produced. You'll also have the opportunity to see the discontinued version of U.S Currency. Also you be able sightseeing Landmarks & Federal Buildings in normal Traffic condition, such as Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial, Albert Einstein Memorial, Potomac River, Thomas Jefferson Memorial, Tidal Basin, FBI Building, Trump International Hotel, Freedom Plaza, etc. Upon arrival, you will visit the historical Independence Hall where George Washington was appointed Commander-in-Chief of the Continental Army. Right beside the Independence Hall is the Liberty Bell Center, the symbol of Freedom and Liberty for the past 200 years.
    • 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.

      Washington Monument

      This iconic obelisk is a memorial to the commander-in-chief of the American revolutionary army and eventual the first president of the United States of America, George Washington. The massive stone structure began construction in 1848.

      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

      Vietnam Veterans Memorial

      This memorial in Washington, DC serves as a place to remember the American soldier who were lost or killed during the tumultuous Vietnam War. Originally controversial in design, the simple memorial has become a shrine for the American people.

      Korean War Veterans Memorial

      This memorial commemorates those who served for the United States in the Korean War. It is located south of the Reflecting Pool at the National Mall. The simple memorial is triangular in shape will a circle at the top.

      World War II Memorial

      One of Washington, DC's many monuments and memorials, the WWII Memorial pays homage to those who served in the US military during that conflict. It was opened in 2002.

      Opening Hours: Open 24 Hours

      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.

      Madame Tussauds Wax Museum

      The Washington, DC iteration of this worldwide phenomenon is as popular with tourists as ever. Hauntingly lifelike wax figures of celebrities, historical figures, and infamous characters line the halls of this beloved museum.

      Admission (Optional): Adult $23; Child (3-11 yrs) $18; Senior (Over 65 yrs) $23|Opening Hours: Mon - Thu 12:00pm - 6:00pm, Fri - Sun 10:00am - 6:00pm

    • 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.
    • Camden, NJ

      Adventure Aquarium

      This massive aquarium is the only aquarium in the world to have hippopotamus and the only in the US with Great Hammerhead sharks. The two-building campus has over 8,500 animals and two million gallons of water.

      Admission (Optional): Adult $29; Child $23; Senior $29

    Itinerary schedule for Sat Departure:
    Day 2: Today we will go to visit White House, Washington Monument, Lincoln Memorial, Vietnam Memorial, Korean War Memorial, World War II Memorial, President Wax Museum(Optional). Then we will move to Philadelphia to visit Independence Hall &  Liberty Bell (Seasonal). At last, we will take a tour in NJ Adventure Aquarium(Optional).
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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
      Camden, NJ
      Adventure Aquarium (Optional) $29 $23 $29
      Washington, DC
      Madame Tussauds Wax Museum (Optional) $23 $18 (3-11 yrs) $23 (Over 65 yrs)
      Washington DC Upgraded In-Depth Tour (Mon & Wed Tours) (Mandatory) $55 $55 $55
      Washington DC Upgraded In-Depth Tour (Sat Tours) (Mandatory) $60 $60 $60
      • 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.
    • Air fares
    • 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. $8.00/day per passenger(Since March 15th, service fee is $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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    We are not responsible for any other travel arrangements affected due to our cancellations.

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