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3-Day Philadelphia, Washington D.C Tour from New York Tour Code: 355-6279

From USD$298  
Fri ( 5/25 - 10/5)
New York, NY; Jersey City, NJ; Flushing, NY; East Brunswick, NJ; Brooklyn, NY
English; Mandarin Chinese
3 2
Visit Philadelphia (Independence Hall, Independence National Historical Park, Old Capitol Building, One Liberty Observation Deck), Washington, DC, Princeton (Princeton University).
  • Learn about the culture of Ivy League by following Princeton University tour guides.
  • Taking National Ferry Cruise of Washington DC for sightseeing the city
  • Visit Princeton University, guided in-depth tour of the campus
  • All admission included, complimentary hotel breakfast and seafood buffet
Price (/person)
    Single $398
    Double $298
    3rd Person
    Adult $230
    Child
    (Age 0-12)
    $230
    4th Person
    Adult $230
    Child
    (Age 0-12)
    $230

Pricing Policy

  • Buy 2 Get 3rd Discounted: (1) Cancellation of discounted passenger must be made at least 7 days before departure. (2) No-show or late cancellation incurs a $230 penalty fee for the reserved bus seat.
  • Child rates: Child rates apply to those who are 0-12 years old. Child above 2 years 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 years.
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Day 1: New York - Princeton - Philadelphia(96 miles)

In the morning, we will have a guided tour of Princeton University. You can also take a self-guided walking tour in this beautiful town after lunch. Next we will visit One Liberty Observation Deck. Guests will stand on the shoulder of Philadelphia's 'giant', Benjamin Franklin, to see the historic city through a splendid 360-degree view. Then we will head to the National Independence Historical Park, Old Capitol Building (exterior), Independence Hall (exterior).
  • Princeton, NJ

    Princeton is known for the Ivy League Princeton University. The campus includes the Collegiate Gothic–style University Chapel and the broad collection of the Princeton University Art Museum are popular spots to see.

    Princeton University

    This illustrious university in central New Jersey is one of the oldest and most highly regarded institutions of higher learning in the entire United States of America. It has been associated with 35 Nobel Prize laureates.

    Admission (Optional): Adult $10; Child (3-12 yrs) $8; Senior (Over 65 yrs) $10|Duration: Approx. 35 Minutes

  • 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!

    One Liberty Observation Deck

    At the top of One Liberty Tower, visitors can get the best panoramic view of the city of Philadelphia from 57 floors above this beautiful city.

    Admission (Optional): Adult $16; Child (3-11 yrs) $11; Senior (Over 65 yrs) $16|Opening Hours: Mon - Sun 10:00am - 9:00pm

    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.

    Old Capitol Building

    (Outside Visit) Part of the American independence hall, a George style red brick building in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA. From 1790 to 1800, it served as the capital of the United States in Philadelphia, the building is home to the United States congress, and the earliest congress office building in the United States.

    Independence Hall

    Independence Hall
    (Outside Visit) 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.

    Duration: Approx. 15 Minutes

    Reading Terminal Market

    The Reading Terminal Market is an indoor public market in Philadelphia, PA. The market contains more than one hundred stalls offering every type of good imaginable. The market is known for its Amish merchants and their authentic goods.

    Opening Hours: 8:00am - 6:00pm

Standard Hotel: Holiday Inn Express & Suites Germantown - Gaithersburg or Metro Points Hotel -Washington North or equivalent
Dinner: Included (Seafood Buffet ( on day 1 or day 2, depending on traffic))

Day 2: Washington DC

We will spend the day touring Washington, DC. Our first stop of the day will be the US Capitol. We will also visit the Library of Congress (exterior) and Supreme Court of the United States (exterior). Following with Potomac River Cruise and visits to famous attractions, such as the Madame Tussands Wax Museum, Air Force Memorial, Pentagon Memorial, Jefferson memorial. We will also visit World War II Monument, where you can have a great view of Lincoln Memorial and Washington Monument.
  • 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.

    US Capitol

    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.

    If the Capitol is closed, we will visit the exterior of the Capitol building instead.

    Duration: Approx. 1 Hour 15 Minutes

    Library of Congress

    Library of Congress
    (Outside Visit) 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.

    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.

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

    Potomac River Cruise

    Potomac River Cruise
    The Potomac River runs along Washington, DC, the capital city of the United States of America. Visitors to this famous locale can opt to see many of the area's most historic landmarks and memorials in a unique way.

    Admission (Optional): Adult $26; Child (2-12 yrs) $18; Senior (Over 65 yrs) $23|Duration: Approx. 45 Minutes

    Madame Tussauds Wax Museum

    Madame Tussauds Wax Museum
    The Washington, DC arm of this worldwide phenomenon is a sight to behold. Amazingly and sometimes eerily lifelike figures line the halls of this art museum in the form of celebrities and politicians both famous and infamous.

    Admission (Optional): Adult $23; Child (3-12 yrs) $17; Senior (Over 65 yrs) $23

    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.

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

    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. It's only available during the Cherry Blossom time.

    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

Standard Hotel: Holiday Inn Express & Suites Germantown - Gaithersburg or Metro Points Hotel -Washington North
Breakfast: Included

Day 3: Washington DC - New York(226 miles)

In the morning we will visit the White House (exterior). We will also visit the U.S. Department of Treasury(exterior). After then visit Lincoln Memorial, Korean War Memorial and Vietnam War Memorial. Following, we will visit International Spy museum where exploring the craft, practice, history, and contemporary role of espionage. Before we head for NYC, we will visit the Embassy Row, begins north of the White House and extends out toward the Naval Observatory, it's a prestige and beautiful neighborhood of 170 embassies with many classes/races/ages.
  • 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

    White House
    (Outside Visit) 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.

    Duration: Approx. 20 Minutes

    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.

    Duration: Approx. 45 Minutes

    Korean War Veterans Memorial

    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.

    Vietnam Veterans Memorial

    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.

    International Spy Museum

    International Spy Museum
    Dedicated to all things espionage, the International Spy Museum houses exhibits and collections that detail the history of spying. It features many informative films and interactive activities, like Spy in the City, an GPS-based scavenger hunt.

    Admission (Optional): Adult $26.45; Child (7-12 yrs) $15.85; Senior (Over 64 yrs) $21.15

Find Closest Pickup
Location Address Departure Return
Flushing, NY 13330 39th Ave, Flushing, NY 11354 (Asian Jewels Seafood Restaurant- Flushing, NY ) 6:45am 8:00pm
Brooklyn, NY 6102 8th Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11220 (HSBC Bank- Brooklyn, NY ) 7:00am
Remark:Pick up Only; No drop off
New York, NY 75 Chrystie St, New York, NY 10002 (Chinatown (Manhattan NYC)- New York, NY ) 8:00am 8:30am
New York, NY 229 W 43rd Street, New York, NY 10036 8:00am
Jersey City, NJ 125 Eighteenth St, Jersey City, NJ 07310 (Acme Market- Jersey City, NJ ) 9:15am 7:45pm
East Brunswick, NJ 275 New Jersey 18, East Brunswick, NJ 08816 (In front of the Hong Kong Supermarket- East Brunswick, NJ ) 10:00am

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

  • Tourists who depart from Brooklyn can either go to Chinatown Manhattan departure location before 8:45 AM by yourself, or take free shuttle bus departs from Brooklyn at 7AM, arrive Chinatown Manhattan at early 8am, then you can enjoy breakfast first and meet tour leader before 8:45AM.

Price Includes

  • All admission included.
  • 2 nights hotel accommodation
  • Transportation (The type of vehicle used will base on the number of guests on the day. 7-seat minivan; Minivan; motorcoach)
  • Tour guide Level 2: semi-guided tour
  • Taxes

Price Excludes

  • Meals and drinks unspecified during the trip.
  • A mandatory service fees: Minimum $12 / 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: $12 x 2 (seats) x 2 (days) = $48.
  • 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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    15 days or more prior to departure - Free cancellation with full refund.
    8-14 days prior to departure - 50% of total purchase amount.
    Within 7 days prior to departure or no show - 100% of the total purchase amount.
    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 effort to maintain the normal operation.
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    NOTE: We cannot grant any refunds more than 30 days after completion of the tour.
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  • Some of the destinations may be closed due to Covid pandemic.Please follow your tour leader's instruction. Your kind understanding and cooperation are highly appreciated.

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