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5-Day East Coast Tour From Philadelphia: New York, DC, Niagara Falls, Harvard University & MIT
Product Code: 82-15935
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For customers' convenience, we are now pre-selling 2018 tours. However, the 2018 tours' itineraries and/or hotels have not been finalized yet and may be adjusted later. Please check with the guide for the final arrangement.

OVERVIEW

Highlights

  • • New York
  • • Philadelphia
  • • Washington D.C.
  • • Corning
  • • Niagara Falls
  • • Boston
  • • Harvard University
  • • MIT
  • • Visit Whirlpool State Park, Old Fort Niagara
  • • Cuisines:Boston lobster dinner and New England clam chowder
Tour Code
82-15935
Duration
5 days
Departure City
Philadelphia
End City
New York, Philadelphia
Tour Type:
Bus/Coach
Language:
Chinese, English
Itinerary
Day 01
Washington, DC

Philadelphia - Washington, D.C.

Hotel: Only for 2017: Sheraton/Hilton/Radisson/Wyndham/Shippen Place Hotel/BW Premier Harrisburg/Four Points/Crowne Plaza/Courtyard/Metro Points/Tremont Plaza/Holiday Inn Only for 2018: Holiday Inn/Crowne Plaza/Shippen Place Hotel or similar

We will leave for Philadelphia where known as the birthplace of American democracy. At the Independence National Historical Park, tour guide will arrange a free time for guests to walk around. Inside the Independence Hall, you will have a special moment of standing exactly where the Declaration of Independence and the Constitution were signed. You also won’t miss the Liberty Bell, the Statue of Washington, Congress Hall, and other great attractions!

Then, we will head to Washington, D.C. By stepping onto Lincoln Memorial, Vietnam and Korean War Memorials, our motor coach takes you in town passing by the splendid Washington Monument and Jefferson’s Memorial. The National Air and Space Museum of the Smithsonian Institution, located in the area called National Mall, holds the largest collection of historic aircraft and spacecraft in the world in 161,145 square feet of exhibition floor space. Because the White House remains closed to the public, thus, guests will be only allowed to take photos from its outside.

Furthermore, you surely don’t want to miss the opportunity to take our exclusive cruise for sightseeing of the town on the Potomac River! In addition, along the way, you will see the Washington Monument, the World War II Memorial, the Thomas Jefferson Memorial and etc.

Tips:
If Washington, D.C. Cruise closed in winter, we will visit International Spy Museum instead.

Admission Fees

Activity Price Additional Information
Washington, D.C. Cruise $26.00/Adult; $18.00/Child (3-12); $23.00/Senior (65+) It will be closed from January to mid-March. During that time, we will visit the International Spy Museum isntead. It will be closed on major US holidays (such as Thanksgiving, Christmas, New Year and Memorial Day).
International Spy Museum $22.00/Adult; $15.00/Child(7-11); $16.00/Senior(65+)
  • All mandatory fees must be paid in cash to the tour guide and tickets cannot be pre-purchased separatedly.
  • Any optional activities you wish to join must be paid to your tour guide in cash.
Day 02
Niagara Falls, NY

Washington, D.C. - Corning - Niagara Falls

Hotel: Only for 2017: Adam's Mark/Radisson/RIT/Rochester Plaza/Park Plaza/Holiday Inn/Clarion Hotel Only for 2018: Adam's Mark/Radisson/Holiday Inn or similar

Today we'll begin with the option of visiting the Corning Museum of Glass (admission not included).

Afterwards, you will make your way to the majestic Niagara Falls, where you will take the famous Maid of the Mist boat ride, see A Native Journey: The Spirit of the Mist, and watch a Niagara IMAX movie. Guests can then choose either to stay in the Falls Park for self-exploration or have an in-depth tour that includes visits to the Whirlpool State Park and Old Fort Niagara.

Friendly Reminder: Maid of Mist will be open on May-October. During winter, it will be replaced by Niagara Jet Boat Adventures.

Further information: Niagara Jet Boat departure times vary according to weather conditions. It will not operate during storms, snow, icy river conditions and other bad weather.

Tips:
The completeness of night view on certain summer evenings may be limited or not available due to late sunset time and US Federal Government regulations on driving hours.

Admission Fees

Activity Price Additional Information
Maid of the Mist $18.25/Adult; $10.65/Child(6-12); $18.25/Senior(65+) The optional tour is available from April/May - October depending on the weather. Available dates in 2017: 4/1/2017 - 11/5/2017.
Niagara Adventure Theater Movie $12.00/Adult; $8.00/Child(3-12); $12.00/Senior(65+) It will be closed on major US holidays (such as Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Year).
Native American Dance Show(2017 only) $20.95/Adult; $13.00/Child(4-10); $20.95/Senior(65+) The show schedule varies daily and is subject to final confirmation of the tour. It will be closed on major US holidays (such as Thanksgiving and Christmas). (2017 only)
Niagara Jet Boat Adventures $66.00/Adult; $56.00/Child(4-12,minimum of 40 inches tall); $56.00/Senior(55+) Minimum age is 4 years old for security reasons. Only available from Nov. to Early April depending on weather conditions. The opening time of Thanksgiving, Christmas, New Year: 8:00am-3:30pm
Niagara Falls In-Depth Tour(Whirlpool State Park and Old Fort Niagara) $25.00/Adult; $15.00/Child(3-12); $22.00/Senior(65+) It will be closed on major US holidays (such as Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Year).
Corning Museum of Glass $19.50/Adult; Free/Child(17-); $16.60/Senior(55+) It will be closed on major US holidays (such as Thanksgiving, Christmas(12/24 & 12/25) and New Year).
  • All mandatory fees must be paid in cash to the tour guide and tickets cannot be pre-purchased separatedly.
  • Any optional activities you wish to join must be paid to your tour guide in cash.
Day 03
Cambridge, MA

Upstate New York - Boston

Hotel: Only for 2017: Sheraton/DoubleTree/Radisson/Courtyard/Four Points/Wyndham/Holiday Inn Only for 2018: Doubletree by Hilton/Four Points by Sheraton/Radisson or similar

We will cross the upstate New York and leave for Boston when you enjoy the magnificent view of the Erie Canal and mountains on our comfortable tour bus. In the afternoon, we will arrive in the city of Cambridge, MA and visit the Harvard University. Here, you will find Harvard’s oldest campus and take pictures with the statue of John Harvard, known as the “Statue of Three Lies”. Also, we have a chance to take pictures with the backdrop of MIT’s main buildings.
Later, go sightseeing in the Boston city. We will pass by the old Trinity Cathedral, the Hancock Building, the Boston Park, Prudential Center, and Boston Public Library along the way while overlooking the gold dome of the State House. In addition, you will have the chance to taste very famous Boston lobsters feast for dinner- get excited!

Departures after Jan 1, 2018

We will cross the upstate New York and leave for Boston when you enjoy the magnificent view of the Erie Canal and mountains on our comfortable tour bus. In the afternoon, we will arrive in the city of Cambridge, MA and visit the Harvard University. Here, you will find Harvard’s oldest campus and take pictures with the statue of John Harvard, known as the “Statue of Three Lies”. Also, we have a chance to take pictures with the backdrop of MIT’s main buildings. For the rest of our Boston city tour, we will pass by old Trinity Cathedral, Hancock Building, Boston Athenaeum, Boston Park, Swan Lake Park, and overlook the Golden Dome of the State House. In addition, you will have the chance to taste very famous Boston lobsters feast for dinner- get excited!

Admission Fees

Activity Price Additional Information
Boston Lobster Dinner $32.00/Adult; $32.00/Child(3-12); $32.00/Senior(65+)
  • All mandatory fees must be paid in cash to the tour guide and tickets cannot be pre-purchased separatedly.
  • Any optional activities you wish to join must be paid to your tour guide in cash.
Day 04
New York

Boston - New York

Hotel: Only for 2017: Sheraton/Hilton/Doubletree/Radisson/Hotel Somerset/Lafayette Yard Hotel/Wyndham Garden/Crowne Plaza/Courtyard/Hilton Garden/Holiday Inn Only for 2018: Crowne(or Ramada) Plaza/Sheraton/Hilton/Courtyard by Marriott or similar

In the morning, fun will begin as soon as you board the cruise ship and enjoy a breathtaking view of the Boston harbor. The next stop is the old Quincy Market. The old Quincy Market is opportune for strolling through, or to get a taste of the historical ambience as well as to pick out souvenirs among the assorted merchants and artisans. The Market was also surrounded by dozens of restaurants for dining option with a variety of authentic cuisines, and absolutely, you cannot miss the famous New England clam chowder. Afternoon, we will head to New York.

Admission Fees

Activity Price Additional Information
Boston Harbor Cruise $22.00/Adult; $17.00/Child(3-11); $20.00/Senior(65+) Deaparture from Jan 1st 2018, Child age will be 3-12. It will be closed on major US holidays (such as Thanksgiving, Christmas, New Year and Memorial Day).
  • All mandatory fees must be paid in cash to the tour guide and tickets cannot be pre-purchased separatedly.
  • Any optional activities you wish to join must be paid to your tour guide in cash.
Day 05
New York

New York City Tour

By stepping up to the Empire State Building Observation deck, guests could overlook the beautiful view of the Central Park and the entire of New York City. Also, Guests will take a sightseeing cruise tour(admission not included) on the Hudson River to enjoy the city view from a totally different angle, as well as take pictures with the backdrops of Statue of Liberty and Brooklyn Bridge. Other attractions include the USS Intrepid, Wall Street, Trinity Church, New York Stock Exchange, Charging Bull and Times Square. We'll also pass by the Fifth Avenue, Rockefeller Center, Ground Zero and the new “Freedom tower” - One World Trade Center …

If time is available, we will additionally visit the Metropolitan museum of Art and Madame Tussauds.

Tips:
Customers who need an extra night hotel accommodation should please contact us for a quotation.

Admission Fees

Activity Price Additional Information
Liberty Cruise $29.00/Adult; $17.00/Child(3-12); $24.00/Senior(65+)
Empire State Building Observatory Deck $34.00/Adult; $27.00/Child(5-12); Free/Child(4-); $31.00/Senior(65+) Deaparture from Jan 1st 2018, $36.00/Adult; $30.00/Child(6-12); $34.00/Senior(62+) Opening time in Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Day, New Year: 8:00am-2:00am
Metropolitan Museum of Art $25.00/Adult; Free/Child(11-); $17.00/Senior(65+) Departure from Jan 1st 2018, $25.00/Adult; Free/Child(11-); $17.00/Senior(65+) It will be closed on major US holidays (such as Thanksgiving, Christmas, New Year and Memorial Day).
Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum $33.00/Adult; $24.00/Child(5-12); $31.00/Senior(65+) It will be closed on major US holidays (such as Thanksgiving, Christmas and Memorial Day). The opening time of new year: 10:00am-5:00pm.
Madame Tussauds New York $25.00/Adult; $23.00/Child(3-12); $25.00/Senior(65+) The opening time of Thanksgiving Day: 10:00am-10:00pm; The opening time of Christmas Day: 9:00am-10:00pm; The opening time of new year: 10:00am-8:00pm
  • All mandatory fees must be paid in cash to the tour guide and tickets cannot be pre-purchased separatedly.
  • Any optional activities you wish to join must be paid to your tour guide in cash.
Please note that order of day-to-day itinerary is adjustable depending on tour start day.

Pick-up Details/Transfers
【Drop Off】
After tour ended,we will provide bus tickets for you to return Philadelphia (30th Street Station, Philadelphia, PA 19104).
The return bus is not accompanied by tourist guide,the final drop-off address depends on the confirmation of the guide.
***You also can be free send-off at NYC airports(JFK,LGA,EWR. Please book the flights after 7:00pm.

***Guests who do not need NYC airport transfers can be dropped off at 87 Bowery St. New York NY / Sheraton LaGuardia East Hotel (135-20 39th Ave, Flushing, NY 11354). The arrival time is between 6:00pm - 7:00pm depending on traffic conditions.
Meeting Point
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Time Region Location Full Address
8:45AM Philadelphia Philadelphia Bourse Mall 21 South 5th Street Philadelphia, PA 19106-2510
WHAT'S INCLUDED

Package Includes

  • Complimentary pick-up from chosen location and drop-off to Chinatown and Flushing
  • 4-Night Hotel Accommodations
  • Round-trip transportation in air-conditioned tour coach
  • Professional tour escort

Package Excludes

  • Airfares or related transportation between your home and airport.
  • All personal expenses including hotel room service and meals; however, you have the option to pay for meals the tour guide arranges
  • Service Fee for tour guide (min. $8.00/day per person in 2017, min. $10.00/day per person in 2018)
  • Admission or Optional tours (prices may vary due to different seasons and is subject to the final price on the box office. All optional tours that include a service fee must be paid for in cash before joining the tour.):
    Some attractions will be closed during Holidays or events(eg. Christmas, Thanksgiving), the arrangement is subject to your tour guide.
Special Notes
  • The itinerary and operating dates may change due to weather, traffic and other reasons during our busy season. Please reconfirm your order prior to the departure date.
  • If the attractions are closed due to holidays, the tour more likely will stop at the entrances for a photo opportunity.
  • Due to the popularity of tours during our busy season, the overnight hotels may be fully booked. We will choose the hotels which offer similar standards of service as an alternative.
  • Flight information must be provided in order for the airport transfer services to be arranged. At our discretion, if flight information is not provided or provided last minute, your reservation will be noted as a self-transfer and no airport transfer services will be arranged. If you decide to self transfer to the tour's first night's hotel, please inform us at your earliest convenience. If you opt out of a transfer service, you may reinstate the airport transfer service if notification to reinstate the service is given well in advance of the tour's departure. Urgent requests to reinstate airport transfer services will not be guaranteed. If a flight is delayed, Tours4Fun/ local provider will attempt to arrange a later airport transfer service, however; this later service is not guaranteed. If an airport transfer service is not available and cannot be provided, all guests are responsible for self transferring to the tour's first night's hotel.
  • Tour guides and drivers rely upon the service fees charged on the tour to supplement their income. The wages of tour guides and drivers are determined factoring in that they will receive service fees to augment their earnings. Please pay at least the recommended service fee because the tour guides and drivers work hard to accommodate many people on the tour.
  • Please Note:
    1. Guests are not allowed to use a CITY PASS and admission ticket purchased by themselves to join the sightseeing attractions included in this tour.
    2. Guests who do use a CITY PASS or admission ticket purchased by themselves, will not be offered the transportation service for that day, and will possible need to pay a penalty fee. Please consult your tour guide for details.
  • Language: This tour is escorted by a professional bilingual tour guide and/or driver guide (English/Chinese). Tours and/or languages may be combined to operate this tour depending on the number of passengers who have booked a particular departure.
  • Bus Arrangement: Passengers on the same reservation will be arranged on the same bus unless stated otherwise. If you wish to be on the same bus as another party /an existing reservation, please note your request with the reservation number in the comment section on the checkout page or notify us at least 24 hours prior to tour departure.
  • Tours4Fun cooperates with top local area tour operators and ensures the best quality of services to all travelers. We provide tour coaches that all are insured with a liability insurance coverage from $5,000,000 to $10,000,000 to make sure that your trips are safer and more enjoyable.
  • This tour/activity is overseen by a select local operator in the region. Upon booking your tour or activity and after receiving confirmation, you will be issued an e-ticket detailing the local operator's name and contact information. If you require assistance finding a specific tour, please contact us for more information.

Pricing Info

Your reservation is always subject to confirmation by email, normally within one to two business days.

Buy 2 Get 3rd & 4th Discounted
*The third/fourth guest joins the tour at a discounted rate (except applicable admission fees, mandatory tips, optional activities, and own expense items) on shared room basis.
*For buy 2 get 3rd & 4th discounted promotion, please choose the actual passenger numbers so that we can reserve the bus seat for each passenger.
*** Standard Amendment, Cancellation and Refund Policy applies to discounted-fare passenger based on triple or quadruple price.
*No-shows will be assessed a penalty fee $265.00 per passenger, that is to be paid in cash by the other participating travelers of the reservation.
*Price for Single Occupancy applies when one person stays in one standard hotel room.
*Price for Double/Triple/Quadruple Occupancy applies when two/three/four people stay in one standard hotel room respectively.
*Triple/Quadruple price does not guarantee a third/fourth bed in the room since each room is equipped with 2 beds. Please check the availability at the time of check-in.
*Child enjoys the same price as adult as the 3rd/4th person in one room.
*Maximum room capacity: 4 people including adult and child/infant.

Reservation Info

    1.Immediately after submitting your reservation you will receive a Receipt of Reservation via email.
    2. Within one to two business days of submitting your reservation you will receive a confirmation email from us. If you need to book an airline ticket, we recommend that you do so after you receive a confirmation of your tour reservation from us.
    3. An E-Ticket will be sent to you via email as soon as details of your reservation are confirmed or your supporting information is received by us. We will provide you with all detailed information about your tour on the E-Ticket. Contact information for local tour provider will be included on E-Ticket for your convenience or re-confirmation purpose if re-confirmation is required.
    4. Simply print your E-Ticket and present it with your valid photo ID on the day of your activity to your tour guide. Please remember E-Ticket is your proof of purchase.

Terms and Conditions

    - Your purchase does not guarantee confirmation. Your purchase will initiate a reservation process. We will confirm with you via email within one to two business days.
    - Prices may vary due to availability. We reserve the right to make price adjustment without prior notice.
    - Please refer to our Standard Amendment, Cancellation and Refund Policy before you make reservation.
    - Please refer to Customer Agreement before you make reservation.
    - Local tour provider reserves the right to make modifications to tour arrangements including order of tour activities, hotel and its location if deemed necessary.
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Hi, we would make booking for tour code 82-15935. I would like to know
- where will be the drop off point?
- would it be the same with pickup point?
- and what time will we arrive to the drop-off point?
08/21/2017 05:18:34
Tours4Fun 08/21/2017 08:51:44

Dear Jane Tran,

Thanks for your interest on Tours4Fun.

After tour ended,we will provide bus tickets for you to return Philadelphia (30th Street Station, Philadelphia, PA 19104).
The return bus is not accompanied by tourist guide,the final drop-off address depends on the confirmation of the guide.
You also can be free send-off at NYC airports(JFK,LGA,EWR. Please book the flights after 7:00pm.

If you do not need NYC airport transfers can be dropped off at 87 Bowery St. New York NY / Sheraton LaGuardia East Hotel (135-20 39th Ave, Flushing, NY 11354). The arrival time is between 6:00pm - 7:00pm depending on traffic conditions.

Thanks for your inquiry.

Best Regards,
Elsa
Customer Service Rep

Besides price what are the main differences between this tour and the economical tour code 82-15936? They look very similar? 08/18/2017 20:44:16
Tours4Fun 08/18/2017 22:36:27

Dear Debby,

They are very similar, however, the difference would be the hotel quality.

All of our tour packages offer hotel of 3 stars or above, however, (82-15935) offers hotels that are on average 3.5-4 stars.


Best Regards,
Josh
Customer Service Rep

I am looking at the tour leaving November 18th, but in your previous response it says the tour only leaves on Friday's and not Saturdays. The tour does or does not start on a Saturday? 08/14/2017 13:08:57
Tours4Fun 08/14/2017 16:52:33

Dear Debby,


Thank you for your interest at Tours4fun.


This tour is still available on November 18th and it conducts daily.


To place your order, select: departure date, pick-up location and number of rooms and number of adults and/or children in each room on the right upper side of the tour page.Then, click "Book Now"


Best Regards,
Joven
Customer Service Rep

Hi
We are planning to take the east coast tour starting on the 31st November from Philadelphia and ending 5th November in NYC
We would like to stay on in NYC on the 5th night and the 6th night is that possible to do? We would like to continue staying at the hotel we are booked in on the 4th night by you.
Could you let me know if this is possible and what would be the costs etc? We are 3 of us in a room.
Cheers
Gaurav
10/23/2016 01:44:37
Tours4Fun 10/23/2016 01:52:42

Dear Gaurav,

Thank you for your inquiry.

Regretfully, there is no 31th in November and the tour is only operated on every Sunday, Monday, Thursday and Friday.

You may book this tour with departure of December 1st. Then tour will end on December 5th. You can book hotel extension with us if you need. If so, please leave us a note in reservation request section. We will send you the quotation after we receive your reservation.




Best Regards,
Claire
Customer Service Rep

I wish to know if we can get other cuisines apart from Chinese cuisine? 04/07/2016 20:01:12
Tours4Fun 04/07/2016 20:26:22

Dear Karthick,

The tour coach for this particular tour will make periodic stops (about every 2-3 hours) to allow our travelers rest and meal breaks.

Meal breaks are typically taken at buffet style restaurants and at food courts where you will have options as to what you choose to purchase for your meal.

Best Regards,
Emma
Customer Service Rep

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