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3-Day Watkins Glen, Niagara Falls, Hershey Tour from Washington DC

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Available:
Mon (5/20/2017 - 10/31/2017)
Depart from:
Washington, DC; Rockville, MD; Falls Church, VA
Duration:
3 Days 2 Nights

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Highlights: Visit Niagara Falls (Maid of the Mist, Jet Boat Ride, Niagara Falls Adventure Theater IMAX, Niagara Falls In-Depth Tour, Old Fort Niagara, Whirlpool State Park), Hershey (Hershey Chocolate World), Watkins Glen (Watkins Glen State Park).

  • One full day visiting of Niagara Falls, and stay in scenic hotel, more time to explore the attraction
  • Making chocolate at Hershey Chocolate World, a sweet gift for your lover or friends
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     7:30am 7801 Leesburg Pike - Falls Church, VA
     8:00am 610 F St NW - Washington, D.C.
     8:30am 460 Hungerford Dr - Rockville, MD
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    Our trip to Niagara was wonderful. This was our first trip with TAKETOURS. Nathan, the guide & driver took good care of us throughout the journey. On the first day we reached Watkins Glen state park. ... More>>
    I did the tour with my family, and we loved the tour attractions, the tour guide was professional and kind, and the transportation was comfortable.

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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 $183 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

      Washington D.C. - Watkins Glen State Park (261 miles)

      Today, we will head to Watkins Glen State Park in the Finger Lakes region of New York. The glen descends 400 feet, walled on both sides by steep cliffs and generating more than 20 waterfalls along its course. There is an additional charge of $10 per person for state park admission and bus parking. In case of bad weather, we will instead visit the Corning Museum of Glass.
      • Watkins Glen, NY

        Watkins Glen is a village in Schuyler County, New York. The population was 1,859 at the 2010 census. Watkins Glen is home to Watkins Glen International, one of the premier automobile road racing tracks in the United States.

        Watkins Glen State Park

        Glen Creek has carved a dramatic gorge into the Watkins Glen hillside, resulting in a large, cavern-like network of rock formations.

        Admission (Optional): Adult $10; Child (3-12 yrs) $8; Senior (Over 65 yrs) $10|Opening Hours: Daily May - Oct 9:00am - 5:30pm, Seasonal|Duration: Approx. 45 Minutes

      • Corning, NY

        Corning is a city in Steuben County, New York, United States, on the Chemung River. The population was 11,183 at the 2010 census. It is named for Erastus Corning, an Albany financier and railroad executive who was an investor in the company that developed the community.

        Corning Museum of Glass

        This museum in western New York is dedicated to the history, art, and science behind glassmaking. Its collection contains more than 45,000 objects, some of which date back millennia. It was founded in 1951 and sees 400,000 visitors annually.

        Admission (Optional): Adult $19.50; Child (Under 17 yrs) Free; Senior (Over 55 yrs) $16.60|Opening Hours: Daily 9:00am - 5:00pm, Seasonal Hours Vary, Closed Thanksgiving Day, December 24, 25, January 1.

      Standard Hotel: Comfort inn/Days inn/Holiday inn Batavia, NY or equivalent
      Day 2

      Niagara Falls

      Today, we will drive along the Erie Canal in upstate New York on our way to the magnificent Niagara Falls. Here, we will ride the famous Maid of the Mist cruise (closed in winter) and see the Niagara Falls Adventure IMAX We will also be able to see a traditional Native American Dance Show. If you want your trip more memorable and refreshing, you definitely won't want to miss the excitement of playing in the whitewater rapids by JETBOAT on the Niagara River. (Jetboat tour is available only when weather condition allows; in case of storm, snow, icy condition of the Niagara River, the boat tour will be closed for safety reasons) In the afternoon, we can choose to remain in the Falls Park to explore on our own or to embark on an in-depth tour of the area that visits Whirlpool State Park and Old Fort Niagara.
      • Niagara Falls, NY

        Among the most beautiful natural wonders in the world, Niagara Falls are comprised of three waterfalls that thunder and astound, producing a higher flow rate than any other waterfall in the world and standing at a height of 167 feet.

        Maid of the Mist

        This famous boat ride gets passengers up close and personal with the Niagara Falls! The Maid rides right into the mists thrown up by the roaring cascade as the Niagara River tumbles over the edge of the falls.

        From 2017-04-01 to 2017-11-05

        Admission (Optional): Adult $18.25; Child (6-12 yrs) $10.65; Senior (Over 65 yrs) $18.25|Opening Hours: Mon - Fri Apr 1 - May 19 9:00am - 5:00pm, Weekends (9am - 6pm), May 20 - May 21 9:00am - 8:00pm, Victoria Day Weekend, May 22 - May 26 9:00am - 6:00pm, Victoria Day Weekend, Sun - Fri May 30 - Jun 16 9:00am - 6:00pm, Saturday (9am - 8pm), Mon - Sun Jun 17 - Aug 8 8:30am - 8:00pm, Mon - Sun Aug 9 - Sep 3 9:00am - 7:30pm, Mon - Fri Sep 4 9:00am - 5:00pm, Labor Day Only, Mon - Fri Sep 5 - Oct 3 9:00am - 5:00pm, Weekends (9am -6pm), Mon - Sun Oct 4 - Oct 31 9:00am - 5:00pm, Mon - Sun Nov 1 - Nov 5 10:00am - 4:00pm|Duration: Approx. 20 Minutes

        Niagara Falls Adventure Theater IMAX

        For those who wish to learn more about the geological activity that formed the most compelling natural attraction in the country, this IMAX movie is the perfect opportunity to learn more about the natural and cultural history of the area.

        Admission (Optional): Adult $12; Child (3-12 yrs) $8; Senior (Over 65 yrs) $9|Duration: Approx. 30 Minutes

        Native American Dance Show

        The Niagara Falls region has long been a sacred place for local Native American people. Timed to the tempo of the natural water falls, this show shares the story of Niagara's ancestors through traditional dance, music, and colorful costumes.

        Admission (Optional): Adult $20.95; Child (4-10 yrs) $13; Senior $20.95|Opening Hours: Daily 7:00pm - 8:00pm

        Jet Boat Ride

        These exciting boat rides take passengers on a thrilling trip down the Niagara River! This 45-minute round-trip ride zooms through the Niagara Gorge, and even takes passengers to the famous Whirlpool rapids, all of a custom-built jet boat.

        Admission (Optional): Adult $66; Child (minimum of 40 inches tall) $56; Senior (Over 55 yrs) $56|Opening Hours: Daily 8:00am - 5:00pm, Times Vary, Closed January 1.|Duration: Approx. 45 Minutes

        Niagara Falls In-Depth Tour

        This interesting and exciting fuller tour of the greater Niagara area takes guests to sights they otherwise may not see, such as the impressive water formation at Whirlpool State Park or the historic Old Fort Niagara.

        Admission (Optional): Adult $25; Child (3-12 yrs, including $13 of the Old Fort Niagara admission ticket) $15; Senior (Over 65 yrs, including $13 of the Old Fort Niagara admission ticket) $22; Tickets to Old Fort Niagara & Whirlpool State Park included|Opening Hours: Closed Thanksgiving Day, December 25, January 1.

        Whirlpool State Park

        Whirlpool State Park overlooks the Niagara Gorge. Have a picnic in the field above before hiking below to see the whirlpool up close. The park includes hiking and biking trails, fishing spots, and a playground.

        Opening Hours: Open Year-round, Dawn to Dusk

        Old Fort Niagara

        This impressive fort traces its colorful history back to 1678 and the establishment of the colony of New France in what would become the northeastern United States. This centuries-old building is a National Historic Landmark of the US.
      Standard Hotel: Quality Inn & Suites at the Falls/Days Inn at the Falls/Holiday Inn at Niagara Falls or equivalent
      Day 3

      Hershey Chocolate World - Washington DC (327 miles)

      Today, we will visit North America's largest chocolate manufacturer at Hershey's Chocolate World, where we can take a short train ride to learn about the chocolate-making process, capping it off with a piece of hot, fresh chocolate. We can also pick our own flavors at a make-your-own chocolate bar. Later, we will drive to Washington, DC, where the tour will come to an end.
      • Hershey, PA

        Fun, sweetness and adventure await at Hershey's Chocolate World. You'll be greeted by giant HERSHEY'S Product Characters as you enter this delightful world of food, shops and entertainment devoted to all things chocolate.

        Hershey Chocolate World

        Explore the MANY WONDERS OF CHOCOLATE. At Hershey's Chocolate World, a free 10-minute automated ride takes you through the steps of producing chocolate, from picking the cocoa beans to making candy bars.
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      • Departure & Return

      Location Address Departure Return
      Falls Church, VA map link 7801 Leesburg Pike, Falls Church, VA 22043 (The Westin Tysons Corner Hotel - Falls Church, VA) 7:30am 9:00pm
      Washington, DC map link 610 F St NW, Washington, DC 20004 (Washington, D.C.) 8:00am no stop
      Rockville, MD map link 460 Hungerford Dr, Rockville, MD 20850 (Rockville, MD) 8:30am no stop

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

      • 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

      • 2 nights hotel accomodation
      • Transportation
      • Tour Guide
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      • Price Excludes

      • Admission Fees:
        Destination Adult Child Senior
        Corning, NY
        Corning Museum of Glass (Optional) $19.50 Free (Under 17 yrs) $16.60 (Over 55 yrs)
        Hershey
        Make your own Hershey chocolate bar (Optional) $19.95 $19.95 (3-12 yrs) $19.95 (Over 65 yrs)
        Niagara Falls, NY
        Jet Boat Ride (Optional) $66 $56 (minimum of 40 inches tall) $56 (Over 55 yrs)
        Maid of the Mist (Optional) $18.25 $10.65 (6-12 yrs) $18.25 (Over 65 yrs)
        Native American Dance Show (Optional) $20.95 $13 (4-10 yrs) $20.95
        Niagara Falls Adventure Theater IMAX (Optional) $12 $8 (3-12 yrs) $9 (Over 65 yrs)
        Niagara Falls In-Depth Tour (Optional) $25 $15 (3-12 yrs, including $13 of the Old Fort Niagara admission ticket) $22 (Over 65 yrs, including $13 of the Old Fort Niagara admission ticket)
        Traditional Native American Dance (Optional) $20.95 $13 (4-10 yrs) $20.95 (Over 65 yrs)
        Watkins Glen, NY
        Watkins Glen State Park (Optional) $10 $8 (3-12 yrs) $10 (Over 65 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.
      • All meals and drinks during the trip.
      • A mandatory service fees: Minimum $8 / day / person should be paid in cash to tour guide and the bus driver as a service fee. From Jan 1st, 2018, it'll be $10 / day / person. 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: $8 x 2 (seats) x 2 (days) = $32.
      • 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

      • 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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      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.

      Buy 2 Get 3rd Free / Get 4th Free : (1) Cancellation of free-fare passenger must be made at least 7 days before departure. (2) No-show or late cancellation incurs a $183 penalty fee for the reserved bus seat.

      Itinerary Variations
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