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3-Day New York/New Jersey to Niagara Falls, Toronto and 1000 Islands Tour

List Price $188 Save $16

Avg $172 per person

Tour Code : TBTNYC-0007

Duration : 3 day(s) 2 night(s)

Departure City : Brooklyn; East Brunswick; Flushing; Jersey City; New York City; Parsippany

Availability : Mon, Wed, Fri

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Highlight :
Join the guided bus tour starting from New York City to visit Secret Cavern, Watkins Glen State Park, Corning Glass Museum. Niagara Falls, Skylon Tower, CN Tower, Ripley's Aquarium of Canada, Casa Loma, Chinatown, Whirlpool State Park, Old Fort Niagara, Lake Ontario, and Thousand Islands. We will also watch Niagara Movie and enjoy Maid of the Mist Boat Ride, Lake Ontario Cruise and take a Cruise Tour on Thousand Islands.

Departure

Boarding Location
06:45 AM - 133-30 39th AVE FLUSHING NY 11354 (Flushing-Duncheng Seafood Restaurant)
07:00 AM - 253 NJ-18, East Brunswick, NJ 08816 (Voi Salon & Spa Valid for 4/1-5/24 & 9/4-10/31 Pickup Only)
07:00 AM - 253 NJ-18, East Brunswick, NJ 08816 Valid for 5/25 to 9/3
07:00 AM - 6102 8th Ave. Brooklyn, NY 11220 (HSBC Bank, Pickup Only)
08:15 AM - 125 Eighteenth St. Jersey City, NJ 07310 (ACME Supermarket)
08:45 AM - 828 US-46, Parsippany, NJ 07054 (Top Quality Food Market)
8:00 AM - 69 Chrystie St, New York, NY 10002 (Manhattan- Chinatown)

Itinerary

Summer schedule

Begin our day in the morning after picking up visitors from New Jersey and New York. We will head towards north to visit the Watkins Glen State Park in upstate New York. We will enjoy walking on the rim and take memorable photographs. Our next stop will be the Corning Museum of Glass. In the museum, we will enjoy the glass show and sightsee the wonderful displays of glass objects from a different time period of glass making. Then we will visit Niagara Falls and stunned by the charm of the Horseshoe Fall, American Fall, and the Bridal Veil Fall. At night, we may experience the beautiful Illumination of Niagara Falls and Firework Show. Night stay in the hotel.

Winter schedule

In the morning, we will leave New York City and head towards north to visit Secret Caverns. Then we will explore the awe-inspiring beauty of Niagara Falls. Here we will enjoy the nighttime illumination of the impressive Horseshoe and American Falls.

Note: Due to late sunset time and US Federal Government regulations night view on some summer evenings may be limited or not available. We will visit the Watkins Glen State Park if weather condition allows.

Hotel: Universal Inn/Day Inn or similar.

This museum is a reservoir of over 45000 objects and is located to the west of New York State. It is primarily dedicated to highlighting the history of the art of glass-making with facts like the origins of the first ever glass mask made 3000 years ago. You will also be enlightened about the art and the science behind glass-making. Viewers are baited to watch the Hot Glass show conducted by the professional glass craftsmen.
Niagara Falls is one of the most storied tourist attractions of the world. This is a waterfall with a total height of around 167 Feet, situated at the border of Canada and the United States. The Canadian part of the falls is also known as Horseshoe Falls, while it is divided into American Falls and Bridal Veil Falls towards the American side.
Niagara Falls holds the history of almost 75 years to have been mesmerizing the public with vibrant illumination both from the American side as well as the Canadian side of the river. The night view from the US might be limited or not available sometimes due to the US Federal Government regulations on driving hours and late sunset time.
Alighting into the 103-step staircase, 85 feet into the ground, you will reach the pre-historic remains of ancient rocks covered with multiple layers of limestone. There is a single entrance and exit to the Secret Cavern. These caverns are known to have been formed back in the Ice Age, more than 38000 years ago. These have been a major source of golden calcite and various forms of calcite known as stalactites, stalagmites, and flowstone.
Watkins Glen State Park is a renowned state park in the village of Watkins Glen. The Glen’s stream originates from 400 feet above, with 19 small waterfalls beneath, the exquisite one being the Cavern Cascade. It has around 200-foot cliffs. The place attracts a number of tourists and campers around the world.

Summer Schedule

Begin our day in the morning and continue to explore the picturesque beauty of Niagara Falls (Canada side). We will enjoy an informative IMAX movie. After that, we will take Niagara Maid of the Mist cruise. Next, we will visit the Skylon Tower, on the observation tower we will see the breathtaking view of the natural wonder and enjoy food at the 360-degree Revolving Dining Room or in Summit Suite Buffet Dining Room restaurant. Later we will continue our tour and travel towards Toronto. Here first we will visit The CN Tower to see the wonderful views of the city and Lake Ontario. After that, we will take Lake Ontario Cruise and see the charm of the city and the surrounding area in a new way. Our last stop will be Chinatown and enjoy the taste of authentic Chinese food. During the day, we will pass by Toronto City Hall and Rainbow Bridge (U.S./Canada Border). Head towards the hotel for night stay.

Winter Schedule

In the morning, we will sightsee the breathtaking beauty of Niagara Falls. We will enjoy watching IMAX movie and know about the history of human interaction with the falls. For lunch, we will reach the Skylon Tower and enjoy a remarkable and breathtaking view of the Niagara Falls. Our next stop will be Toronto, here we will visit the CN Tower and enjoy wonderful views while walking on the glass floor. After that, we will sightsee a walk-through tank and several marine exhibits at the Ripley’s Aquarium. Then we will explore Casa Loma and enjoy the view of Toronto from one of the towers. Our last stop will be the historical Chinatown, where we will enjoy authentic food. During the day, we will pass by Toronto City Hall and Rainbow Bridge (U.S./Canada Border). Night stay in a hotel.

Hotel: Travelodge Toronto East/Quality Hotel & Suites Airport East or similar.

It is a 3-floor mansion, turned into a vintage museum with unique architecture and lavish gardens. The building was constructed by the architect E. J. Lennox for the residence of financier Sir Henry Mill Pellatt. It has various extensively designed rooms such as the Oak Room, a library room, Guest Suite, conservatory, Lady Pellatt’s Suite, and the Round Room.
It is a 45-minute harbor cruise ride aboard the Oriole ship, for sightseeing around Lake Ontario. You will be mesmerized to watch the Toronto skyline from a distance, along with major Toronto attractions such as Toronto Island Airport, Queens Quay Terminal, Harbourfront Centre, Rogers Centre, CN Tower, HTO Park, the Gibraltar Point Lighthouse, and the Air Canada Centre. The journey will take you on an interactive GPS triggered headset tour available in English, French, Spanish and Mandarin. You will also be shown waterfront visuals on the TV while riding on the ship.
Here, the tourists will witness 6 million cubic feet of water falling over the edge on the top line, right in front of their eyes. The Maid of the Mist ride helps you delve deeper into the falls to have a view like never before!
To around 775 feet above the ground, the visitors will be taken to the Skylon Tower Observation Deck in a ‘Yellow Bug’ glass enclosed elevator. The view would include the Niagara Falls Gorge, the wine district of Niagara, the lovely landscape along with the Toronto and the Buffalo skylines.

Summer Schedule: Thousand Islands (Canada) - New York/New Jersey

Begin our day in the morning, first, we will visit the Thousand Islands. We will take a Cruise Tour of the area. During a boat tour, we will enjoy breakfast and also learn about the history of the region. Along the way, we will also enjoy views of some well-known spots. After that, we will stop at the duty-free store. When the tour ends, we will drop off travelers in New York City.

Winter Schedule: Niagara In-depth Tour - Corning Museum of Glass - New York/New Jersey

In the morning of the last day, we will leave the hotel and start our day. We will join an In-Depth Tour of Niagara Falls and explore Whirlpool State Park and Old Fort Niagara. Then we will visit the Corning Glass Museum, here we will see the collection of glass objects and enjoy the Hot Glass Show. We will conclude our tour in New York/ New Jersey.

This museum is a reservoir of over 45000 objects and is located to the west of New York State. It is primarily dedicated to highlighting the history of the art of glass-making with facts like the origins of the first ever glass mask made 3000 years ago. You will also be enlightened about the art and the science behind glass-making. Viewers are baited to watch the Hot Glass show conducted by the professional glass craftsmen.
This in-depth tour visits Niagara Whirlpool State Park and the Old Fort Niagara.
Niagara Whirlpool State Park is spread over a 109 acre area in Niagara county, New York. It is famous for the Niagara Whirlpool formed in the Niagara Gorge towards the downstream of the Niagara Falls. The depth of the whirlpool is 125 feet and it was formed around 4200 years ago. The Niagara Old Fort at the mouth of the Niagara River was built around 300 years ago to control the enemies entering into the great lakes and the continent during the colonial wars. It was established by the French rulers in 1679.
The Old Fort Niagara is a 300 year’s old fort that holds supreme historical importance. The fort is known to have played a critical role during the war between France and India, the American Revolution and the War of 1812.
The Niagara Whirlpool State Park attracts public as it has is a 125 feet deep Niagara whirlpool formed between the Niagara Gorge to the downside of the River Niagara. It is known to have been formed around 4200 years ago.

Inclusive

  • Air-conditioned transport services.
  • Taxes are included in the Tour Price.
  • Experienced tour-guide.
  • Hotel Stay

Exclusive

Optional Attractions Adult Child
Casa Loma $30 $20 (4-13)
CN Tower $43 $31.50 (4-12 yrs)
Corning Museum of Glass $19.50 Free (under 17)
Hornblower Niagara Cruise + Park Permit $30 $19 (5-12)
Mariposa Toronto Harbour Cruise $28 $18 (5 -15 yrs.)
Niagara Falls IMAX Movie Canada $15 $11 (6-12)
Niagara Falls In-Depth Tour $25 $15 (under 11)
Ripley's Aquarium of Canada $39.55 $27.40 (6-13yrs.) $13.56 (3-5yrs.)
Secret Caverns $18 $10 (6-12)
Skylon Tower + Lunch $45 $39
Skylon Tower Observation Deck $15 $9 (4-12)
Thousand Islands Cruise Breakfast $11.50 $9.50
Thousand Islands Scenic Boat Ride (Seasonal) $28 $13.25(3-11yrs)
Toronto Seafood Dinner $30 $27
Watkins Glen State Park $10 $8 (3-12)
  • All of the meals during the tour.
  • A minimum wage of $10 must be paid in cash to the bus driver and tour guide for mandatory fees services. Any child is also subjected to pay the service fees. In case the visitors take the tour of 2 days then the services fees will be paid separately for each day.
  • Some other service charges may apply, such as personal room, valet services or beverages or any other bar items.
  • Private expenses will be paid by the visitors.

FAQ'sExpand

How much baggage is allowed to carry?

It depends on two things; if the tour is via 14 seat minibus then only one piece of baggage is allowed to carry otherwise it is recommended to carry two pieces of standard sized baggage per passenger. Always keep in mind that this is a tour bus ride, the less your baggage the more happy and lighter you will be.

Is restroom available on the bus?

The answer is yes. But it is recommended that you use the toilet only when there is a personal emergency. If you can wait then you should know that the bus stops along the way after every 2 to 3 hours. It helps the Bus crew to maintain a clean atmosphere on the bus. If there is personal emergency and you want to use it urgently then you can ask the staff to open it for you. 

What can we do if we choose not to go on the optional activities?

Definitely yes, if you wish not to participate in the tour activities you have option to hang around the tourist attractions as you like to. Some folks don’t want to go along with the tour activities which they had booked. It is allowed to go on your own but before you leave you have to inform the tour guide so he get notified and also he can inform you on the return time. It’s not wise to dispatch the group without informing the tour guide.

I am a vegetarian, what options I have on this tour?

It doesn’t matter you are vegetarian or not, because at meal break you will be presented with list of menus to choose from. You can enjoy various ethnic restaurants, street foods, and fast food restaurants along the way.  Plenty of vegetarian meals you can look for from the menu.

Is the drop-off location the same as boarding location?

Yes, you will be dropped-off at the same location where you started your journey. If there is change in location you will be notified through tour Special Notes page. Also you can ask your tour guided, most probably you will be notified.

Will the bus wait for me if I’m late?

The answer is sadly no. Tour buses will leave on time. It is wise to be punctual and arrive at the departure location half an hour before the depart time. This is a group tour where group needs are preferred over single individual. It is difficult for the bus to wait so please be understandable.

What is the payment method that Top Bus tours accept?

You can easily pay through Visa and MasterCard, American Express and Discover. Payments received are processed thru PayPal. The reason for that is to protect your transaction safety and provide you fast payment services. Cash is also acceptable with a 3% discount.

What happens if I don’t have PayPal account?

If you pay in cash you can also avail 3% discount and you should not be worried if you don’t have PayPal account. You can pay without it too; select the payment method when checking out for tour. First check as PayPal your payment method, then you will be preceded to PayPal checkout page. There you can see two options:

1)      Have a PayPal account; if you are paying via PayPal then simply transfer the payment to PayPal account.

2)      Don’t have PayPal account, Look for the check box that says “Don't have a PayPal account”, in the form fill your payment method (credit card) information which will be secured by PayPal’s SSL encryption, and after finishing the details click submit. That is all; your particular credit card will be billed as “PayPal TopBusTours”.

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You buying a ticket will start reservation process no matter what you technique for payment is later on. The cancellation charge will be considered once you create your reservation. The expenses result from our travel and inn supplier canceling so as to cover losses and charges brought about by affirmed and pending bookings. All cancellation and correction notification must be made by e-mailing specifically to sales@topbustours.com or by standard US mail. Time of cancellation will be resolved when notification is gotten and affirmed by our office. We prescribe every client to completely assess our cancellation and money return strategy and also they should think about obtaining travel insurance too.

  • NO extra handling fee or fee of processing will be charged with the above cancellation penalties mentioned.
  • Refund shall NOT be available for any section of the tour which is unused by the customer after the tour has commenced, no matter what the reasons.
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  • When dropping any booking you will be affirmed through email of the aggregate cancellation charges and the refund amount. In the event that you don't get this email from us inside of 3 business days, please reach us as quick as possible.
  • All due refunds shall be mailed by US check. Your credit card will be refunded if payment is made by credit card. It will take 7 business days after receiving of your cancellation notices, for refunds to be processed.
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  • In unexpected events, such as booking ONE day before the departure day, your reservation can not be confirmed by the service provider, your refund will be sent back to your original method of payment without a fee.
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An expense of $30 per visit bundle will be charged for any change or update made to a reservation. The charges are (not exactly limited to the following): change of trip commencement date and area, alteration of visit/excursion bundle, include traveler(s) to a current reservation, and so on. To expel a customer from a current reservation, or update the trip commencement date inside of 14 days of departure date, the general Cancellation and Refund Policy will be put to use. Date Changes can be made just in the event that we can affirm accessibility on the new date. We can't promise that modifications can be made. If not, then continue to the standard cancellation and discount arrangement. You should present your Change of an Existing Reservation request by email (sales@topbustours.com) keeping in mind the end goal to assist the rescheduling procedure.

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