SunshineBoston

4-Day 1000 Islands, Niagara Falls and Boston City Tour from Boston with Airport Pick-up

From USD  $369  
Available:
Fri, Sun (4/1/2017-10/31/2017)
Depart from:
Boston, MA
Duration:
4 Days 3 Nights

Highlights: Visit Niagara Falls (Maid of the Mist, Old Fort Niagara, Thundering Water Cultural Show), Boston (Boston Harbor Cruise, Quincy Market, Trinity Church), Thousand Islands (Thousand Islands Cruise). Inclusions: 3 nights hotel accommodation

  • U.S. side only - Passengers do not need a visa/passport to join this tour.
  • Details

  • Policies

Day 1

Boston airport Pickup

Guests will arrive in Boston, meeting tour guide in the baggage claim area of Logan Airport OR at Chinatown ( 81 Harrison Ave, Boston, MA 02111) around 4:30pm, then transfer to hotel at NO extra cost.
Standard Hotel: Comfort Inn or similar
Day 2

Boston - Niagara Falls (407 miles)

In the morning, we will meet in the hotel lobby and drive to Niagara Falls. When we arrive, we will ride the famous Maid of the Mist (in the winter, this will be replaced with the Jet Boat Ride). We will also stop at Old Fort Niagara. Also, you will have the opportunity to see the Thundering Waters Cultural Show, Niagara Falls Adventure Movie and go on a night tour of the area.
  • 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 is perhaps Niagara Falls' most popular attraction. Get ready to get wet: the Maid of the Mist takes its passengers as close to the falls themselves as it is possible for anyone to get.

    Admission (Optional): Adult $19; Child (Under 11 yrs) $11; Senior (Over 65 yrs) $19|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

    Old Fort Niagara

    Fort Niagara and its pivotal location at the mouth of the Niagara River played a key role in the history of the US and Canada. The fort was central to struggles between the French, British, and Iroquois for the area.

    Admission (Optional): Adult $12; Child (Under 11 yrs) $8; Senior (Over 65 yrs) $12

    Jet Boat Ride

    This exciting 45-minute boat ride along the Niagara Gorge operates in winter as long as the water isn't frozen. There is both indoor and outdoor seating. Inside is climate-controlled, while passengers outside will get wet, so dress accordingly.

    Winter Time

    Admission (Optional): Adult $66; Child (Under 12 yrs) $56; Senior (Over 62 yrs) $56|Opening Hours: Daily 8:00am - 5:00pm, Times Vary, Closed January 1.|Duration: Approx. 45 Minutes

    Thundering Water Cultural Show

    This performance is a celebration of Native American culture and their interaction with the Falls throughout their history. "The Spirit of the Mist" show is performed in time with the falls via a method known as hoop dancing.

    Admission (Optional): Adult $21; Child (Under 11 yrs) $13; Senior (Over 65 yrs) $21|Opening Hours: Daily 7:00pm - 8:00pm|Duration: Approx. 40 Minutes

    Niagara Falls Adventure Movie

    This movie and its accompanying exhibit look back on the history of human interaction with the glorious Niagara Falls, focusing heavily on the "Daredevils" who have tried to cross, jump, and throw themselves down its waters.

    Admission (Optional): Adult $12; Child (Under 11 yrs) $8; Senior (Over 65 yrs) $12|Opening Hours: Daily 10:00am - 4:30pm, Time vary seasonally, Closed January 1.|Duration: Approx. 45 Minutes

    Niagara Falls Illumination

    For more than 75 years, visitors to Niagara Falls have been able to enjoy a nighttime illumination of the impressive American and Horseshoe falls. Every night of the year at dusk, visitors can experience the falls a new way.

    Admission (Optional): Adult $6; Child (Under 11 yrs) $6; Senior (Over 65 yrs) $6|Opening Hours: Daily 8:00pm, Varies Seasonally

Standard Hotel: La Quinta Inn/Holiday Inn/RIT INN or similiar
Day 3

Thousand Islands - Boston (294 miles)

Today we will visit Thousand Islands. When we arrive, we will take a Thousand Islands Boat Tour. After, we will travel back to Boston.
  • Thousand Islands, NY

    Available for departures from Apr thru Nov. The Thousand Islands is an archipelago at the Canada-U.S. border from the northeast corner of Lake Ontario. They stretch for about 50 miles. The U.S. islands are in the state of New York and the Canadian islands are in Ontario. The smaller islands only have single residences.

    Thousand Islands Cruise

    See the thousand islands of Alexandria Bay up close with this fun and educational boat tour of the area. From the incredible Bolt Castle to the mysterious Deer Island, there is so much to see in the St. Lawrence!

    Admission (Optional): Adult $27; Child (Under 11 yrs) $15; Senior (Over 65 yrs) $27|Opening Hours: Apr 1 - Oct 30|Duration: Approx. 50 Minutes

Standard Hotel: Holiday Inn Mansfield-Foxboro Area or similar
Day 4

Boston

Today, we will take Boston Harbor cruise and visit Trinity Church and Quincy Market. We will also have time to visit the MIT, Harvard University, and the Massachusetts State House. Afterwards, we will be dropped off at the departure locations. Please see "Departure and Return" for more detailed information regarding pickup and drop-off times and locations.
  • Boston, MA

    Boston is a city as beautiful as it is historically significant. Visitors can walk the Freedom Trail and see where the seeds of the American Revolution were sown or visit the North End and look out over the harbor.

    Trinity Church

    Trinity Church is located in Boston's upscale Back Bay neighborhood. It is a parish of the Episcopal Diocese of Massachusetts, and the elaborate and ornate building has become a landmark and icon in downtown Boston.

    Boston Harbor Cruise

    For hundred of years, Boston Harbor has been a place of dramatic importance in the United States. Now guests can experience it in a whole new way with an exciting boat tour of the area.

    Admission (Optional): Adult $23; Child (Under 11 yrs) $19; Senior (Over 65 yrs) $21|Opening Hours: Mar - Nov, Closed Thanksgiving Day, December 25, January 1.|Duration: Approx. 45 Minutes

    Quincy Market

    Quincy Market in the Faneuil Hall marketplace of downtown Boston is a historic building that still serves as a souvenir marketplace and food court today. The area has expanded to include two other marketplace buildings as well.

    MIT

    The Massachusetts Institute of Technology in Cambridge, Massachusetts is a research university known the world over for its highly selective and intense academics, and MIT alumni include 24 Nobel Prize winners and 22 Rhodes Scholars.

    Harvard University

    One of the most famous institutions of higher learning in the world, Harvard University in Cambridge, MA has been standing since 1636, making it the oldest university in the United States. Tourists come for both history and the architecture.

    Massachusetts State House

    Perched grandly atop Beacon Hill, the Massachusetts State House has been the location of Massachusetts government since 1798. This iconic domed building houses the governor's offices and the state legislature. Tours must be scheduled in advance.

    Boston Lobster Meal

    At one time, lobster was considered low-class food, barely fit to be used as fertilizer. Not so today-- the most elite are willing to shell out a fortune for a good lobster, and Massachusetts is famous for its shellfish.

    Admission (Optional): Adult $35; Child $35; Senior $35

  • Departure & Return

  • Boston Airport Pickup:
    • Free airport pick-up time is between 9:00am and 9:00pm based on estimated time of arrival of your flight.
    • If your arrival time is between 9:00pm and 10:30pm, there is additional fee of $50 per party (max. 2 person), $10/each for additional person in the group.
    • if the arrival time is between 10:31pm to 8:59am, guests need to get themselves to the hotel or request an appointment.
    • Please supply DOMESTIC direct contact cell phone. Customers will take the responsibility of missing the pick up time due to lacking direct contact information
    Note: We suggest you to arrange your flight arrive Boston logan airport after 2 pm because the hotel earliest check in time is 3 pm, if you arrive before that, you will have to wait in the hotel lobby until check in available
  • Customers could also be picked up at the following locations:
    • 4:30 PM at 81 Harrison Ave, Boston, MA
    • 5PM at 88 Beach Street, Boston, MA
  • Return Flight Arrangement: There are still travel activities on the last day of the tour, so please schedule flights to depart from Boston after 6:00 pm (the tour will be at Logan Airport at around 5:00pm).
  • Price Includes

  • 3 nights hotel accommodation
  • Transportation via deluxe air conditioned, lavatory equipped motor coach; sometimes may via 7-Seat or 15-Seat minibus.
  • Tour guide Level 2: semi-guided tour
  • All taxes
  • Price Excludes

  • Admission Fees:
    Destination Adult Child Senior
    Boston, MA
    Boston Harbor Cruise (Optional) $23 $19 (Under 11 yrs) $21 (Over 65 yrs)
    Boston Lobster Meal (Optional) $35 $35 $35
    Niagara Falls, NY
    Jet Boat Ride (Optional) $66 $56 (Under 12 yrs) $56 (Over 62 yrs)
    Maid of the Mist (Optional) $19 $11 (Under 11 yrs) $19 (Over 65 yrs)
    Niagara Falls Adventure Movie (Optional) $12 $8 (Under 11 yrs) $12 (Over 65 yrs)
    Niagara Falls Illumination (Optional) $6 $6 (Under 11 yrs) $6 (Over 65 yrs)
    Old Fort Niagara (Optional) $12 $8 (Under 11 yrs) $12 (Over 65 yrs)
    Thundering Water Cultural Show (Optional) $21 $13 (Under 11 yrs) $21 (Over 65 yrs)
    Thousand Islands
    Thousand Islands Cruise (Optional) $27 $15 (Under 11 yrs) $27 (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.
  • Air fares between your hometown and the departure city.
  • All meals and drinks during the trip are not included in tour price. The tour guide will make eating arrangements.
  • A mandatory service fees: A total of $9.00/day per passenger. 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: $9 x 2 (seats) x 2 (days) = $36.
  • 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

  • Hotel pricing: Prices are based on two adults sharing. Single room occupancy requires an extra fee. Double, triple & quad prices are for two, three, and four people, staying in one room, respectively (including children). Please note that each hotel room can only accommodate a maximum of 4 guests (adults or children). Each guest room comes standard with two full-sized or one queen-sized bed.
  • Travel documents: All customers will be responsible for providing their own travel documents and visa if required.
  • Language: All tours are escorted by professional bi- or multi-lingual tour guides and/or drivers (English/Chinese). Depending on the number of passengers booked for a particular departure, tours and/or languages may be combined to operate the tours.
  • City Passes: No City Passes or any other kind of outside promotional offer may be used on this tour. Guests who buy tickets to attractions from elsewhere will not be provided with transportation.
  • Child Seat: Children aged under 8 yrs will have to have car seat to take our tours. Customers will need to prepare car seats themselves, tour operator is not responsible to provide car seats.
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Pricing Policy

  • Buy 2 Get 3rd Free details:
    (1) Offer applies to 3rd person sharing one room with two paying adults. Prices are already adjusted. (2) Cancellation of free-fare passenger must be made at least 3 days before departure. (3) No-show (or late cancellation) of free passenger incurs $215 penalty fee for the reserved bus seat.
  • Child rates: Child rates apply to those who are 0-12 yrs old. Customers are welcome to use child safety seats on that have lap and/or shoulder belts/harnesses
  • To display prices, please mouse over the date on the calendar; the relevant cost-per-person will be displayed.
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3 Flight Info (if any): To be advised
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  • Policies

  Confirmation

  • Immediately after submitting your reservation you will receive a receipt of booking by email. Within 36 hours of submitting your reservation you will receive a confirmation email confirming the booking status. The tour requires a minimum number of passengers to operate so reconfirmation two days prior to the departure date is required. If you are planning to take flight to join the tour, please call us to confirm the tour before booking flight tickets.

  Redemption

  • You will receive an confirmation email (e-ticket) after your order is received. Complete operator information, including local telephone numbers at your destination, is included on e-ticket. You must print the e-tickets and take them along on your trip; they are your proof of purchase.

  Terms & Condition

BOOKING AND RESERVATION
  • All tours are for early booking, tour operator suggests the each passenger should book tour at least 3 weeks before departure date. Passenger may make reservation via email; however, seats will not be assigned until the deposit has been paid. At time of reservation, passenger may require to provide name, phone number and address and specify designated tour and date of travel.
SEAT ASSIGNMENT
  • All seats are pre-assigned with numbers; seat assignment is based on a first come first serve basis after down payment.
TRAVEL DOCUMENTS
  • Each passenger must carry a valid travel document. (Valid visa for countries needed) (E.g. Green Card, Passport, Re-Entry Permit, and etc.) Tour operator is not responsible for lost or stolen personal items.
CANCELLATION OR CHANGE POLICY
    All cancellations or changes of date must comply with the following details: (Notification day and departure day are not counted)
  • 25% of total fee will be charged if cancel or change more than 14 days before departure (not including departure date).
  • 50% of total fee will be charged if cancel or change within 8 to 14 days before departure date (not including departure date).
  • 75% of total fee will be charged if cancel or change within 4 to 7 days before departure date (not including departure date).
  • Absolutely NO refund (exchangeable) on all cancellations or postponements within 3 days prior to departure (not including departure date).
  • All concert tickets and bus tickets are NOT refundable or exchangeable.
  • Passenger must present ticket(s) at time of refund; all refunds will be issued by company check or credit card only. (Absolutely NO cash refund).
    There is 6% handling fee add-on to the above penalties.
BOARDING TIME AND PLACE
  • All passengers must arrive 30 minutes before departure time. All passengers must show photo ID and boarding pass or tickets for boarding; absolutely no boarding without tickets. Departure time and boarding location will be confirmed after reservation is made.
TRAVEL INSURANCE
  • Tour operator is not responsible for any loss of or damage to personal items, or personal injury that may occur on or during the tour. It is optional that passengers to buy travel insurance, for more information, please consult your travel agent.
RESPONSIBILITY
  • Tour operator reserves the right to substitute hotels and alter itinerary, withdraw any tour and make any desirable alteration for the convenience of the operation of the tour.
  • Tour operator reserves the right to alter the tour program and itinerary order may be different than displayed online, the tour guide will arrange it accordingly depending on the traffic, hotel arrangement, and attractions opening time, etc.
  • Tour operator reserves the right to cancel the tour prior to departure for any reason. By accepting our policy, the passenger must agree that the tour operator shall hold no responsibilities in itinerary alterations, delays or cancellation strikes, sickness, theft, loss, accidents, weather or any other causes.
  • Each group requires a minimum of 10 passengers to operate a departure. The tour operator reserves the right to cancel a departure due to not meeting this basic requirement. Liability to such cancellation is limited to full refund of money received by us, and this will constitute full settlement with Tour Department.
  • Tour operator reserves the right to decline to accept or retain any tour member at any reason before or during the tour.
  • All prices are subject to change without prior notice.
  • All itineraries are subject to change without notice.
  • All passengers must obtain a valid passport and all entry / exit visa as required by immigration regulation.
  • If passenger has any special request to leave the tour in a certain place during the tour, it is their responsibility to notify tour operator in advance to confirm upon booking the tour.
  • Passenger must be self-reliant; those who require assistance must be accompanied by a friend or relative. Tour operator is NOT able to provide individual assistance for any passenger.
  • Passengers should inform the escort or hotel reception if they are to use the hotel swimming pool. All children should be accompanied by their parents while using the pool. No life guard on premises, swim at your own risk.
  • Passenger(s) are responsible for his or her belonging(s). Tour operator will NOT longer provide services to track or trace any personal item(s).