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4-Day Washington DC to Boston, Corning, Niagara Falls and New York City Tour

Avg $425 per person

Tour Code : TBTDC-0003

Duration : 4 day(s) 3 night(s)

Departure City : Washington DC

Availability : Mon, Tue, Fri, Sat

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Highlight :
Join the guided bus tour starting from Washington D.C. to discover the beauty of Corning Museum of Glass, Niagara Falls, Old Fort Niagara, Lake Ontario, Boston, the Harvard University, Massachusetts Institute of Technology Boston harbor, Quincy Market, New York; Wall Street, New York Stock Exchange, Old City Hall , Charging Bull, Statue of Liberty, USS Intrepid and Ripley’s Believe It Not.

Departure

Boarding Location
06:00 AM - 11787 Lee Jackson Memorial Highway, Fairfax, VA 22033 (Lobby of Marriott at Fair Oaks)

Itinerary

Early in the morning, we will collect travelers and begin our journey. Our first stop will be the largest glass museum; Corning Museum of Glass. Inside the museum, we will see a live Hot Glass Show. We will visit the Niagara Falls City, here we will know about the history of Niagara Falls while watching the IMAX Movie.We will enjoy the beauty of the renowned Illumination of Niagara Falls at night time and head to the hotel for night stay.

Note:Due to the U`S Federal government regulation on driving hours and sunset time, the Niagara Falls night view should be limited and not guarantee.

Hotel: Radisson Grand Island 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.
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.
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.

In the morning of the second day, we will leave the hotel and start discovering the beauty of Niagara city. The main attractions of the In-depth tour of Niagara Falls will be the Old Fort Niagara and Whirlpool State Park. W e will also pass by the power vista; it is the greatest power generating system throughout North America. Then we will enjoy the awesome ride of the Maid of the Mist and get very close to Niagara Falls to feel its thunderous power. Then we will head towards Boston and enjoy a tasty New England Lobster Dinner at night. Night stay at the hotel .

Note: In the winters,we will take a jet boat ride on Niagara river instead of maid mist.

Hotel: Double tree by Hilton or Similar.

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!
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.
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 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.
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.

In the morning of the third day, we will leave the hotel and begin our day. Today we will sightsee the main attractions of Boston. Our first stop will be the campus of the first college in the United States; Harvard University. Inside the prestige Ivy League school, we will stroll around and learn about this institution.Next, we will visit the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.We will pass by Trinity Church. Then we will visit the Boston harbor, here we will sightsee the beautiful view of the dirt-free harbor and enjoy the Boston Harbor Cruise.Our next stop will be in Quincy Market where we will enjoy shopping and delicious food.We will head back to New York City for night stay.

Hotel: Crown Plaza Edison, Radisson Somerset or Similar.

On the last day in the morning, we will explore the famous attractions of New York City. First, we will visit the financial capital of the world, Wall Street. We will sightsee the New York Stock Exchange.Along the way, we may also witness the Old City Hall and the signature Charging Bull sculpture. Then we will visit the One World Trade Center. Next, we will take a Liberty Cruise, here we will see the beauty of the city from a completely different perspective and enjoy the relaxing breeze of New York Harbor. From the water, we will seethe marvelous views of the world's premier skyline, Brooklyn Bridge,Ellis Island and a close view of the Statue of Liberty. Our next stop will be the USS Intrepid, here we will see the variety of aircraft's collections. We will pass through Fifth Avenue, Midtown, and United Nation (UN). We will visit the Rockefeller Center. Our last stop will be Times Square. If we have some extra time we may visit the Ripley’s Believe It Not. At the end of the tour, we will head back to Washington D.C to drop off visitors.

Note: Bus ticket from New York City to Washington, D.C. will be provided to travelers when the tour finishes about 6 pm (No tour guide accompanied).

This museum was founded in 1982 when the founders acquired the ‘Intrepid’ aircraft which served as carrier during World War II and the Vietnam War. It also houses world’s first space shuttle - Enterprise in the Space Shuttle Pavilion. There are also 28 other restored aircrafts on display in the museum.

Inclusive

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

Exclusive

Optional Attractions Adult Child
Boston Harbor Cruise $22 $17 (3-11)
Corning Museum of Glass $20 Free (under 17)
Intrepid Sea, Air and Space Museum $31 $24 (7-17) $17 (3-6)
Maid of the Mist (Seasonal) $19.25 $11.65 (6-12)
Niagara Falls IMAX Movie USA $12 $8 (6-12)
Niagara Falls In Depth Tour $25 $20
Niagara Jet Boat $69 $59
One World Trade Center $40 $34 (6-12)
Ripley's Believe It or Not Museum $33 $25
Statue of Liberty Cruise $35 $17 (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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  • 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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  • 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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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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