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4 Days tour to Niagara Falls, Philadelphia, Washington DC and the Amish Country

Departure From New York
Trip code:
EAC
Departs:
Monday
Activity period:
January to December
Days:
4

 

 

Please Note:

CANADIAN BORDER CROSSING DETAILS AT BOTTOM OF PAGE

In the event that parts of this itnerary remain inaccessable due to COVID 19 an alternate itinerary will be followed. Final details will be available prior to each departure.

 

Day 1: Monday
NEW YORK – FINGER LAKES – NIAGARA FALLS
We depart from the Big Apple heading north where we will pass the beautiful Delaware Water Gap to Watkins Glen State Park in the heart of the Finger Lakes region. Walk through Watkins Glen Canyon to visit the beautiful waterfalls and then continue to Niagara Falls passing Seneca Lake, arriving in the late afternoon (winter itinerary goes to Montour Falls instead of Watkins Glen State Park). Tour the US side of Niagara including the American Falls, Goat Island and Luna Island. At night enjoy Niagara Falls where we can appreciate the colorful lighting of the waters.
Overnight: Niagara Falls – Microtel Inn & Suites by Wyndham

Day 2: Tuesday
NIAGARA FALLS – NEW JERSEY
Leaving the hotel, hear the thundering water of Niagara Falls. See the magnificent Horse Shoe Falls up close and experience the power aboard the Maid of the Mist (May-October). During winter until April when the Maid of the Mist is closed we tour the Scenic Tunnels.
At noon, we depart south to New York State. On the way to New York, enjoy a shopping excursion at one of the large outlet malls along the way, find your own bargain with brand name stores for less.
Evening arrival to our hotel in New Jersey – La Quinta Inn & Suites, Clifton, NJ

Day 3: Wednesday
NEW JERSEY – PHILADELPHIA – WASHINGTON DC
Depart from New Jersey to Pennsylvania and to the city of brotherly love Philadelphia. Arriving in the historic area of Philadelphia we visit the famous Liberty Bell, one of the symbols of freedom in America, Constitution square and Congress Hall. Stroll Elfreth’s alley the oldest continuously inhabited street in America. Continue on a panoramic tour of Philadelphia that includes the financial district, Benjamin Franklin Parkway, Historic Philadelphia and more. Departing Philadelphia we see the famous “Rocky Steps”, then continue north to Lancaster county home of the Amish people. Ride on an authentic Amish Buggy through the Amish farm country and learn how they live without the benefit of modern technology, no electricity, running water, telephone service, or appliances. After the ride we visit the Amish marketplace where we can shop for handmade arts crafts and products. We depart then for DC where will have our overnight at: Fairfield Inn & Suites Alexandria.

Day 4: Thursday
WASHINGTON DC – NEW YORK
Start the day with a visit of Thomas Jefferson Memorial, by the Tidal Basin, surrounded with famous Japanese cherry blossom trees. Visit the Arlington National Cemetery, the changing of the guard and the Kennedy family gravesite. Next stop is Capitol Hill. See the US Capitol and the White House to understand the core of the US government. Continue to the Air and Space Museum before visiting the Lincoln, Martin Luther King, Korea and Vietnam Memorials. In the late afternoon, we depart north for an evening arrival in New York.

Please note: The National Air and Space Museum in Washington DC has re-opened with a limited schedule/capacity. All passengers on tours departing Thursday - Sunday who wish to enter the National Air and Space Museum will be required to have a face covering, entry is not guaranteed.

PLEASE NOTE: THERE ARE MULTIPLE REQUIREMENTS FOR THOSE WHO WISH TO CROSS TO CANADA PLEASE READ THIS SECTION CAREFULLY

Required documents PRIOR to tour departure:

  • Valid US passport or Passport + US green card – Crossing is available to US Citizens or Permanent Residents ONLY.
  • Proof of FULL covid vaccination minimum of 14 days prior to departure date.
  • Negative PCR test results – test must have been taken WITHIN 72 HOURS OF ARRIVAL TO THE CANADIAN BORDER. (Tests will be checked at the Canadian border, any travelers whose results “expire” prior to arrival at the border will be denied entry to Canada by Canadian border officials)
  • For planning purposes please anticipate an 8pm border crossing time and ensure that your test will be valid for that time on your date of departure.
  • Download ArriveCAN app to your mobile device

 

Upon arrival to your tour in New York City the tour escort will verify that all necessary paperwork for the Canadian border crossing is valid and within compliance. Anyone who is not in compliance prior to tour departure will enjoy the American side itinerary, no changes can be made once the tour has departed.

PCR tests that arrive AFTER TOUR DEPARTURE will not be accepted and will not change the individual travelers itinerary for the tour.

 

TOUR INCLUDES:
• 3 nights hotel including tax and Continental Breakfast
• Air conditioned Bus or Van & Professional Tour Guide
• Sightseeing in Niagara Falls, Philadelphia and Washington DC and Amish Country
• Admission to the Maid of the Mist (Summer) or Scenic Tunnels (Winter)
• Amish Buggy Ride
• Entrance to Arlington National cemetery (U.S. ID or Passport required)

 

 

 

Double Rate per person for 2 people sharing 1 room.
$735


Single $950
Double $735
Triple $713.33
Child $670
Single Rate for one person in one room.
$950


Triple Rate per person for 3 people sharing 1 room.
$713.33


Child Rate for child 2-14 sharing with 2 adults.
$670


Meeting Points
  • Outside Port Authority side entrance - 330W 42nd (btw. 8th & 9th Ave.) New York at 6:30am