1-Day Connecticut Foliage Sightseeing Tour from Boston
Depart from:Boston, MA
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Visit Hartford (Bushnell Park, Connecticut State Capitol, Soldiers and Sailors Memorial Arch), Essex.
Fall Foliage Special
Child rates: Child rates apply to those who are 0-12 yrs old. Customers are welcome to use child safety seats on that have lap and/or shoulder belts/harnesses. Children sharing a room with 2 adult passengers pay the same price as a third or fourth adult. Please note that each hotel room can only accommodate up to 4 guests of any age.
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Day 1Boston - New Haven-Hartford - Essex - Boston(302 miles)
Day 1 Boston - New Haven-Hartford - Essex - Boston(302 miles)
Today we will head to Hartford, CT to visit Yale University In-Depth Tour and Bushnell Park. Along the drive, we will be able to enjoy the beautiful maple foliage. We will go through Soldiers & Sailors Memorial Arch, Connecticut State Capitol, and Corning Fountain, where the tour will come to an end. Please see "Departure and Return" for more detailed information regarding pickup and drop-off times and locations.
New Haven is a coastal city in the U.S. state of Connecticut. It is located on New Haven Harbor on the northern shore of Long Island Sound in New Haven County, Connecticut, and is part of the New York metropolitan area. Besides, New Haven is the home of Yale University.
Founded in 1701, this world-famous university is the third-oldest in the United States. This Ivy-League school is consistently ranked as one of the best institutions of higher learning in the entire world, and admission is extremely competitive.
Hartford is the capital of the U.S. state of Connecticut. Hartford is the historic international center of the insurance industry, with companies such as Travelers, Aetna, The Hartford, The Phoenix Companies, Uniprise and Hartford Steam Boiler based in the city.
This 50 acre park in Hartford was the first publicly-funded park in the country. Founded in the 1850s, it is on the National Register of Historical Places.
This monument in Hartford, CT stands in memorial to the soldiers of the American Civil War who came from the city. Built in 1879, it was the first triumphal arch in the United States.
Located south of Bushnell Park in Hartford, the State Capitol Building of Connecticut was constructed between 1872 and 1878. In 1971, the building was added to the National Register of Historic Places.
The town of Essex sponsors an annual Groundhog Day parade. The Essex Steam Train is one of the most famous and popular Essex attractions.
This authentic steam train is made from restored 1920s railroad cars and takes passengers 12 miles at 20 miles per hour into the scenic Connecticut countryside. At the end of the ride, passengers will board a Mississippi paddle boat.
Prices are subject to change without prior notice.
If you would like to join the optional activities, please pay the fee in cash to the tour guide. You cannot buy / use the tickets on your own or use City Passes. The tour guide will arrange the tickets for the group.
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All meals and drinks during the trip are not included in tour price. The tour guide will make eating arrangements.
A mandatory service fees: A total of $10.00/day per passenger. Any child / Infant reserving a seat will have to pay the service fees as well. Ex: 2 people taking a 2-day tour would pay: $10 x 2 (seats) x 2 (days) = $40.
Personal room fees such as laundry or valet services, telephone calls, or alcoholic beverages/ mini bar items, unless they are otherwise specified.
Travel documents: All customers will be responsible for providing their own travel documents and visa if required.
Language: All tours are escorted by professional bi- or multi-lingual tour guides and/or drivers (English/Chinese). Depending on the number of passengers booked for a particular departure, tours and/or languages may be combined to operate the tours.
City Passes: No City Passes or any other kind of outside promotional offer may be used on this tour. Guests who buy tickets to attractions from elsewhere will not be provided with transportation.
Child Seat: Children aged under 8 yrs will have to have car seat to take our tours. Customers will need to prepare car seats themselves, tour operator is not responsible to provide car seats.
Immediately after submitting your reservation you will receive a receipt of booking by email. Within 36 hours of submitting your reservation you will receive a confirmation email confirming the booking status. The tour requires a minimum number of passengers to operate so reconfirmation two days prior to the departure date is required. If you are planning to take flight to join the tour, please call us to confirm the tour before booking flight tickets.
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Terms & Condition
BOOKING AND RESERVATION
All tours are for early booking, tour operator suggests each passenger should book tour at least 3 weeks before departure date. The passenger may make reservation via email; however, seats will not be assigned until the deposit has been paid. At the time of reservation, passenger may require to provide name, phone number, and address and specify designated tour and date of travel.
All seats are pre-assigned with numbers; seat assignment is based on a first come first serve basis after down payment.
Each passenger must carry a valid travel document. (Valid visa for countries needed) (E.g. Green Card, Passport, Re-Entry Permit, and etc.) Tour operator is not responsible for lost or stolen personal items.
CANCELLATION OR CHANGE POLICY
All cancellations or changes of date must comply with the following details:
(Notification day and departure day are not counted)
10% of total fee will be charged if cancel or change more than 14 days before departure (not including departure date).
25% of total fee will be charged if cancel or change within 8 to 14 days before departure date (not including departure date).
50% of total fee will be charged if cancel or change within 4 to 7 days before departure date (not including departure date).
Absolutely NO refund (exchangeable) on all cancellations or postponements within 3 days prior to departure (not including departure date).
All concert tickets and bus tickets are NOT refundable or exchangeable.
Passenger must present ticket(s) at time of refund; all refunds will be issued by company check or credit card only. (Absolutely NO cash refund).
There is 6% handling fee add-on to the above penalties.
BOARDING TIME AND PLACE
All passengers must arrive 30 minutes before departure time. All passengers must show photo ID and boarding pass or tickets for boarding; absolutely no boarding without tickets.
Departure time and boarding location will be confirmed after the reservation is made.
Tour operator is not responsible for any loss of or damage to personal items, or personal injury that may occur on or during the tour. It is optional that passengers to buy travel insurance, for more information, please consult your travel agent.
Tour operator reserves the right to substitute hotels and alter the itinerary, withdraw any tour and make any desirable alteration for the convenience of the operation of the tour.
Tour operator reserves the right to alter the tour program and itinerary order may be different than displayed online, the tour guide will arrange it accordingly depending on the traffic, hotel arrangement, and attractions opening time, etc.
Tour operator reserves the right to cancel the tour prior to departure for any reason. By accepting our policy, the passenger must agree that the tour operator shall hold no responsibilities in itinerary alterations, delays or cancellation strikes, sickness, theft, loss, accidents, weather or any other causes.
Each group requires a minimum of 10 passengers to operate a departure. The tour operator reserves the right to cancel a departure due to not meeting this basic requirement. Liability for such cancellation is limited to full refund of money received by us, and this will constitute full settlement with Tour Department.
Tour operator reserves the right to decline to accept or retain any tour member for any reason before or during the tour.
All prices are subject to change without prior notice.
All itineraries are subject to change without notice.
All passengers must obtain a valid passport and all entry/exit visa as required by immigration regulation.
If the passenger has any special request to leave the tour in a certain place during the tour, it is their responsibility to notify tour operator in advance to confirm upon booking the tour.
Passenger must be self-reliant; those who require assistance must be accompanied by a friend or relative. Tour operator is NOT able to provide individual assistance for any passenger.
Passengers should inform the escort or hotel reception if they are to use the hotel swimming pool. All children should be accompanied by their parents while using the pool. No lifeguard on premises swim at your own risk.
Passenger(s) are responsible for his or her belonging(s). Tour operator will NOT longer provide services to track or trace any personal item(s).