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3-Day Niagara Falls, Cave of the Winds, Washington DC Tour from New York/New Jersey

From USD  $132 
Available:
Mon, Wed, Sat
Depart from:
New York, NY; Jersey City, NJ; Parsippany, NJ
Duration:
3 Days 2 Nights

Highlights: Visit Niagara Falls (Cave of the Winds, Niagara Falls Illumination, Niagara Falls In-Depth Tour), Washington, DC (Capitol Hill). Inclusions: 2 nights hotel accommodation

  • 2-Hour fully guided inside visiting US Capitol Hill
  • US side only - Passengers don not need a Canadian visa/passport to join this tour
  • Guaranteed 100% tour confirmation
  • Details

  • Policies

Day 1

New York - Niagara Falls (408 miles)

In the morning, guests will be picked up in New York. Then, we will head north to Niagara Falls, where we will ride the famous Jet Boat, and we can also watch the IMAX Adventure Movie. Afterward, we could admire the Niagara Falls Illumination.
  • 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.

    Jet Boat Ride

    (Optional if weather permits) 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.

    Admission (Optional): Adult $66; Child (Under 12 yrs) $66; Senior (Over 65 yrs) $66|Opening Hours: Daily 8:00am - 6:00pm, Times Vary, Closed January 1.|Duration: Approx. 45 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.

    Mandatory fee is $10/person

    Opening Hours: Daily 8:00pm, Varies Seasonally

Standard Hotel: Days Inn or equivalent
Day 2

Niagara Falls - Washington DC (402 miles)

Today we will first visit the Goat Island, then head to Cave of the Winds(close in winter). We will also have a Niagara Falls In-Depth Tour to visit the Old Fort Niagara. After that, we will return to Washington DC.
  • 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.

    Goat Island

    Goat Island is a formation at the top of Niagara Falls that exists as a result of the river splitting before it tumbles over the edge. It is the closest you can get to the top of the twin waterfalls.

    Cave of the Winds

    The Cave of the Winds on the New York side of Niagara Falls is an attraction which allows people to walk along pathways on the river at the base of the American Falls. It is open in the summer.

    Opening Hours: May - Oct

    Niagara Falls In-Depth Tour

    An in-depth tour of this famous and historic area takes passengers through some of the lesser-known stories that surround Niagara Falls. We will visit Old Fort Niagara and Whirlpool State Park.

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

Standard Hotel: Comfort Inn / Day Inn or Similar
Day 3

Washington DC - Philadelphia - New York (236 miles)

Upon arrival, we would start our Washington DC In-Depth Tour which includes visiting inside of Capital Hill acompanied by one professional tour guide, inside of Library of Congress, outside of White House. Then we may choose to visit Madame Tussauds Wax Museum. Then we will continue to visit Lincoln Memorial, Korean War Memorial and Vietnam Memorial, National Air and Space Musuem. If possiple, we will visit Bureau of Engraving and Printing. We will also pass by Jefferson Memorial, Washington Mrmorial, World War II Memorial. In the afternoon, we will reach Philadelphia and visit Liberty Bell, Independence Hall, Independence National Historical Park. After that, we will return to New York.

Note: If Capitol Hill and Library of Congress closed, our Washington DC In-Depth tour will be replaced by visting Marine Corps Iwo Jima Memorial, US Air Force Memorial.

  • 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.

    Capitol Hill

    Capitol Hill refers to the neighborhood around the U.S. Capitol Building in Washington, D.C. It is one of the city's most densely populated residential areas, housing more than 35,000 residents.

    Opening Hours: Fri - Sat 8:30am - 4:30pm|Duration: Approx. 1 Hour 15 Minutes

    Washington DC In-Depth tour

    We will visit two of the most recognizable landmarks in the world. The Capitol Hill, which is a symbol of representative democracy in the world, and the Library of Congress, the oldest cultural institution in the U.S.

    Admission (Optional): Adult $25; Child (3-12 yrs, Service fee) $15; Senior (Over 65 yrs, Service fee) $25

    Library of Congress

    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.

    Opening Hours: Mon - Sat 8:30am - 4:30pm|Duration: Approx. 30 Minutes

    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.

    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 (Under 11 yrs) $18; Senior (Over 65 yrs) $23|Opening Hours: Mon - Thu 12:00pm - 6:00pm, Fri - Sun 10:00am - 6:00pm|Duration: Approx. 1 Hour

    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. 40 Minutes

    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

    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.

    National Air and Space Museum

    One of the Smithsonian Institute's museums in Washington, DC, the National Air and Space Museum chronicles the history of flight. From the Wright Brother to Buzz Aldrin, the exhibits at this museum explore all of humanity's air travels.

    Opening Hours: 10:00am - 7:30pm, Open daily except December 25

    Bureau of Engraving and Printing

    (Optional if time permits) 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.

    Admission (Optional): Adult $25; Child (Under 11 yrs) $20; Senior (Over 65 yrs) $25|Opening Hours: 9:00am - 6:00pm|Duration: Approx. 40 Minutes

    Jefferson Memorial

    (Passing By) 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. We will stay here for 2 hours during the Cherry Blossom time.

    Opening Hours: 24/7

    Washington Monument

    (Passing By) 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.

    World War II Memorial

    (Passing By) 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

    Marine Corps Iwo Jima Memorial

    Also known as the Iwo Jima Memorial, this iconic pavillion was dedicated by Dwight D. Eisenhower in 1954 in remembrance of members of the US Marine Corps who died in battle since the United States' founding in 1775.

    Duration: Approx. 15 Minutes

    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|Duration: Approx. 30 Minutes

  • 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!

    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.

    Opening Hours: 9:00am - 7:00pm

    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.

    Opening Hours: 9:00am - 7:00pm

    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.

    Duration: Approx. 45 Minutes

Itinerary for departure before 11/4/2018 is as follows:
  • Day 1 New York - Washington DC
  • Day 2 Washington DC - Corning - Watkins Glen State Park - Niagara Falls
  • Day 3 Niagara Falls - New York
    • Departure & Return

    Location Address Departure Return
    New York, NY map link 135-20 39th Ave, Flushing, NY 11354 (In front of the Sheraton hotel - Flushing, NY) 6:30am 9:00pm
    New York, NY map link 6301 8th Ave, New York, NY 11220 (Brooklyn, NY) 6:30am no stop
    Remark: Pick up only; No return
    New York, NY map link 47 Chrystie street, New York, NY (New York, NY) 7:30am 8:30pm
    Jersey City, NJ map link 100 14th Street, Jersey City, NJ 07310 (Target) 7:45am 8:00pm
    Parsippany, NJ map link 736 US-46, Parsippany-Troy Hills, Parsippany, NJ 07054 (Wendy's) 8:30am no stop
    Remark: Pick up only; No return

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

    • Customers who need Airport transportation and Pre/Post Hotel could choose our exclusive package $160/room/night, including:
      Pre-Hotel: Price includes JFK/LGA airport transfer and 1 night Flushing hotel accommodation.
      Post-Hotel: Price includes JFK/LGA airport drop-off and check-in service and 1 night Flushing hotel accommodation.
    • Return Flight Arrangement: please schedule flights to depart from New York or New Jersey after 23:00 pm. We do not take any responsibility for bus delay or flight changes.
    • Price Includes

    • 2 nights hotel accommodation
    • Transportation via air conditioned motor coach; or via 7-Seat/15-Seat minibus, subject to guest numbers
    • Tour guide Level 2: semi-guided tour
    • All taxes
    • Price Excludes

    • Admission Fees:
      Destination Adult Child Senior
      Corning, NY
      Corning Museum of Glass (Optional) $19.50 Free (Under 12 yrs) $19.50 (Over 65 yrs)
      Niagara Falls, NY
      Jet Boat Ride (Optional) $66 $66 (Under 12 yrs) $66 (Over 65 yrs)
      Niagara Falls Adventure Movie (Optional) $12 $8 (Under 11 yrs) $12 (Over 65 yrs)
      Niagara Falls In-Depth Tour (Mandatory) $25 $15 (3-12 yrs) $22 (Over 65 yrs)
      Niagara Falls Night Tour (Illumination) (Mandatory) $10 $10 (3-12 yrs) $10 (Over 65 yrs)
      Philadelphia, PA
      Philadelphia Double Decker (Optional) $32 $10 (3-12 yrs) $30 (Over 65 yrs)
      Washington, DC
      Bureau of Engraving and Printing (Optional) $25 $20 (Under 11 yrs) $25 (Over 65 yrs)
      Madame Tussauds Wax Museum (Optional) $23 $18 (Under 11 yrs) $23 (Over 65 yrs)
      Potomac River Cruise (Optional) $26 $18 (Under 12 yrs) $23 (Over 65 yrs)
      Washington DC In-Depth tour (Optional) $25 $15 (3-12 yrs, Service fee) $25 (Over 65 yrs, Service fee)
      • 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.
    • Entrance fee (admissions) to all attractions.
    • All meals and drinks during the trip are not included in tour price. The tour guide will make eating arrangements.
    • A mandatory service fees for your tour guide and bus driver ($10 per passenger per day for this special tour)
    • 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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    Single Double(/person) Third Person Fourth Person
    Adult Child Adult Child
    $232 $132 Free Free $96 $96

    Pricing Policy

    Seat CategorySurcharge Date / Date Range Adult
    First 4 Rows Seats Extra$10/person/day - Surcharge Year round $30
    • 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 $96 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.
      Booking Information
    1 Departure Date:
    2 Number of Rooms:
    3 Departure:
     6:30am 135-20 39th Ave - Flushing, NY
     6:30am 6301 8th Ave - Brooklyn, NY
     7:30am 47 Chrystie street - New York, NY
     7:45am Target 100 14th St, Jersey City
     8:30am 736 US-46, Parsippany-Troy Hills, NJ
    4 Seat Category:

    Price Details

    Seat CategorySurcharge Date / Date Range Adult
    First 4 Rows Seats Extra$10/person/day - Surcharge Year round $30
      Total Fares:
    $0.00 (incl. tax and fees)
    • 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).