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

List Price $190 Save $38

Avg $152 per person

Tour Code : TBTNYC-0007

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

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

Availability : Mon, Wed, Fri

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Highlight :
See the world famous Niagara Falls from both US and Canada sides and Toronto city tour. Or else, experience the Maid of the Mist (April- October), Thousand Island Cruise, a Niagara Falls IMAX Movie, city of Toronto and Ontario.

Itinerary

We will be picking up the passengers early in the morning from New York and then New Jersey. We drive you North to the Corning Glass Museum (during winter) and the Watkins Glen Park (during summer). From there, we go to the much awaited Niagara Falls, New York.

Corning, New York.

Corning Glass Museum: This unique museum houses more than 45000 glass exhibits and some which are as old as 3500 years. It opened in 1951 and it draws around 400,000 visitors every year. It has in display the science of glass, its history and also art. Glass making workshops are also held here.

Watkins Glen, New York.

Watkins Glen State Park: Get amazed by observing the naturally created dramatic gorge at the centre of the 1000 acre park plot, by the Glen Creek Stream. Do fishing, hiking, hunting or have a picnic with your family in the park region.

Niagara falls, New York.

Thundering Water Cultural Show: Like any other huge natural wonder, the Niagara Falls have been considered sacred by the local Native American dwellers. Watch this show of dance to understand the relationship people have developed with this wonder of nature.

We reach our hotel after the cultural show at the end of Day 1.

Hotel: Universal Inn, Clarion Hotel & Conference Center Fort Erie 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.
It comprises of a drama like dance performance that portrays the effect or the impact of Niagara Falls over Native American people and their culture.
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.

On Day 2, we once again go to the Niagara Falls but this time on the Canadian side. We go on the Hornblower Cruise, watch an IMAX Movie, and observe grand views from the top of the Skylon Tower. Later, we depart for Toronto and visit the iconic CN Tower. We might also take the Lake Ontario Cruise. In the end of the day, we have dinner at the historic Chinatown district.

Niagara Falls, Canada.

Rainbow bridge: Be here on the Rainbow bridge, an international landmark, it joins Niagara, Ontario with Niagara, New York. An architectural masterpiece above the Niagara River.

Hornblower Niagara cruise: Go on a cruise to as close as possible to the mighty falls and get yourself drenched in the descending cascade of water.

Niagara Falls IMAX Movie: Watch a movie related to the history of the falls and the story of the visitors who have been coming to witness it right from the olden days to this present day, on an impressive giant IMAX Screen.                   

Skylon Tower: Enjoy the ascending in an external elevator up the Skylon Tower with two falls of the Niagara overlooking on the either side. Capture panoramic snaps from the deck of the observation tower.

Skylon Revolving Restaurant Lunch: Enjoy a hearty meal at the skylon restaurant, this time the speciality is that it is revolving structure that completes one revolution each hour. The magnificent view will add to your satisfaction apart from the delicious food.

Toronto.

CN Tower: Visit the symbol of Canada, the CN Tower, made entirely of concrete, this structure in 1976, when it was completed was the tallest man made structure.

Toronto City Hall: One of the famous most buildings and the city's Municipal government office, the Toronto City Hall. Avail the self-guided tours in any of the 5 languages they offer and you prefer.

Lake Ontario Cruise: Grab gorgeous views of the Toronto City and the areas surrounding from the waters of this one of the famous lakes of the continent, Lake Ontario. Enjoy this unique experience.

Chinatown: Visit, probably the oldest Chinatown in North America which dates back in 1870 and get to see historical places. Located in Downtown, Toronto, this place has many shops, groceries and obviously Chinese restaurants.  

Toronto Chinese Dinner: Enjoy a lovely Chinese meal at on of the restaurants here in Chinatown. The food is yummy, cheap and satisfying.

Then we go to our hotel for the night.

Hotel: Travelodge Toronto East, Holiday Inn TR 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.
The Legends of Adventure movie is showcased in a 314 seat auditorium picturizing the myths and the mysteries centered on the river Niagara. The sound is delivered through Digital Dolby surround sound as well as the river Niagara itself playing background music for the show. All the more, there are complimentary headsets provided for people of Chinese, Korean and Spanish origins.
The Jet boat provides you a chance to play among the white water rapids on the Niagara River. It is enjoyed through a custom-built vessel that uses a triple turbo diesel waterjet system for better control, as you will be zipping past propelling and steering between the harsh courses of rapids.
It is the bridge over the Niagara Falls gorge connecting the two cities with the same name Niagara Falls, Ontario, Canada from the west and Niagara Falls, New York, United States from the east. It was built at the site of Honeymoon Bridge which collapsed in 1938. It is officially known as Niagara Falls International Rainbow Bridge, has an arch-shaped construction, and a well-known tourist site.
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.
This is the place which houses the municipal government of Toronto. It is located at the Nathan Phillips Square. The forecourt area of the city Hall hosts many festivals and important events in Toronto. There are pyrotechnic display and musical performances also being hosted here every New Year.

In the morning, we go to the Thousand Islands and take a boat tour (during summer) and visit the Secret Caverns (during winter) and also visit some duty free shopping stores in Canada before heading home.

Thousand Islands, ON.

Thousand Island Cruise: Get to see some of the famous and picturesque scenic spots over here from the boat and also get to know the history of this place. It was once the dwelling grounds of pirates and bootleggers.

Thousand Islands Cruise Breakfast: Also enjoy a breakfast on this magnificent cruise on the spectacular St. Lawrence Seaway.

Schenectady, New York.

Secret Caverns: Find yourself in a 100 step below the earth, naturally built cave and get evidence of the wonderful nature and its wonders. There are waterfalls and huge rocks glistening with the water trickling down its surface. 
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.
A group of 1864 islands together, the Thousand Islands tour on the cruise perhaps make for the most beautiful destination in New York definitely worth a visit. The Saint Lawrence River on which these islands are based emerge from the north-east corner of Lake Ontario, and connect the Great Lakes with the Atlantic Ocean. The Thousand Islands were once the hot-spot of pirates. Among the prominent locations of the islands are the Deer Island, Zavikon Island which is known for the world’s shortest international bridge, and the Boldt Castle mansion situated on the Heart Island. Spread over a 50 miles area, some islands of the Thousand Islands, lie both on the American as well as the Canadian side of the River.

Inclusive

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

Exclusive

Optional Attractions Adult Child
Casa Loma $25 $18 (4-13)
CN Tower $39.55 $28.25 (4-12)
Corning Museum of Glass $18 Free (under 17)
Hornblower Niagara Cruise (Seasonal) $19.95 + tax $12.25 + tax (5-12)
Lake Ontario Cruise $25 $17
Native American Dance Show $21 $13 (4-10)
Niagara Falls IMAX Movie Canada $14.75 $11 (4-12)
Niagara Jet Boat $61 $51 (4-12)
Ripley's Aquarium of Canada $37.27 $25.97
Secret Caverns $18 $10 (6-12)
Skylon Tower Observation Deck $15 $9 (3-12)
Thousand Islands Scenic Boat Ride (Seasonal) $27 $19 (4-12)
Watkins Glen State Park $10 $8 (3-12)
  • All of the meals during the tour.
  • A minimum wage of $8 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.
  • Cancellations are to be provided directly with Top Bus Tours, NOT with the service providers.
  • Refund is not available if you don’t show up on the date of departure.
  • 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.
  • Top Bus Tours cannot be held accountable for any other travel arrangements that get effected due to cancellations, by Top Bus Tours or by clients.

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  • E-TICKET Number
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  • Departure Date
  • Total Value of the Transaction
  • A small note on the reason for cancellation
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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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