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2-Day DC Cherry Blossom, Luray Caverns Tour from New York/New Jersey

  • Tour code: 055-2765
  • Available: Wed, Sat (3/16-4/20)
  • Depart from: New York, NY; Jersey City, NJ; Flushing, NY; East Brunswick, NJ; Brooklyn, NY
  • Duration: 2 Days 1 Night
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Highlights:

Visit Washington, DC (White House, US Capitol, Jefferson Memorial, Lincoln Memorial, National Cherry Blossom Festival, Potomac River Cruise), Philadelphia, Shenandoah National Park (Shenandoah Caverns), Princeton (Princeton University).

Special Remarks:

  • Tour is 100% guaranteed; if cancelled 120% of the price will be refunded.

Pricing Details

Single: $142
Double (/Person): $92
Third Person Adult: Free
Child (Age 0-12): Free
Fourth Person Adult: $68
Child (Age 0-12): $68

Note: *Price in USD is based on the lowest price per person per room over the next 30 days. Exact prices are displayed when you select a date.

  • Buy 2 Get 3rd Free: (1) Cancellation of free-fare passenger must be made at least 7 days before departure. (2) No-show or late cancellation incurs a $68 penalty fee for the reserved bus seat.
  • Child rates: Child rates apply to those who are 0-12 years old. Child above 2 years must take the seat. Customers are welcome to use child safety seats on that have lap and/or shoulder belts/harnesses for the infant under 2 years. Please note that each hotel room can only accommodate up to 4 guests of any age.
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Tour Itinerary

  • Day 1 New York - Philadelphia - Washington DC(236 miles)
  • Day 2 Shenandoah National Park - Princeton - New York(430 miles)
  • ***Note: Each year the National Cherry Blossom Festival celebrates spring in Washington, DC. As for this year, the official schedule is March 20 - April 13, 2019. However, the view of the cherry blossom is subject to change due to weather conditions. Furthermore, reservation is not available for the Cherry Cruise based on the busy season in D.C. The cruise tour is subject to change depending on the cruise company's schedule as well as the tourist volume. If cruises are not in service due to that, we will go to the renowned Madame Tussaud' President Gallery instead.
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Day 1 New York - Philadelphia - Washington DC(236 miles)

Today we will be picked up in New York and New Jersey in the morning. To start our tour, we will drive to Philadelphia, PA, the birthplace of the United States. Here, we will visit National Independence Park. From there, we will continue on to Washington, DC, where we will see the US Capitol (outside view) and the White House (outside view). We will go into the Lincoln Memorial, where we can honor this notable past president and consider the impact he had had in our history. Afterwards, we will come to visit the Jefferson Memorial, where we could see the Cherry Blossoms and enjoy the National Cherry Blossom Festival. And then we will have the chance to take the DC Cherry blossom Cruise for sightseeing along the Potomac River, you can also see most iconic landmarks in the area: the Pentagon, Washington memorial, Air Force Memorial and so on. If time permits, we will be visiting the Madame Tussands, which is the only attraction you can get close to the "44 presidents" of US. We will get back to the hotel after dinner.

One of the most historically significant cities in the United States, Philadelphia was the first capital of the U.S.The City of Brotherly Love draws history buffs and lovers of culture from all corners of the globe!

  • Always Visit
    This National Historical Park in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania serves as a way of preserving important Revolutionary War sites for future generations. Called "America's most historic square mile," this 55-acre park in the "Old City" district is not to be missed.

The capital of the United States of America sits on the scenic Potomac River. Monuments, museums, and Americana characterize this historic city, which is located in the District of Columbia between the states of Maryland and Virginia.

  • Always Visit
    The famous United States Capitol is the meeting place of the US Congress, and has been for more than 200 years. The building is famous for its elaborate dome and intricately designed, detailed columns.
    Opening Hours: Mon - Sat, Closed on Sundays, Thanksgiving Day, Christmas, New Year (1/1) & President's Inauguration Day|Duration: Approx. 1 Hour 15 Minutes
  • Always Visit
    The world-famous White House in Washington, DC is the official residence of the president of the United States and the place where most of the work is done. The facade of this neoclassical mansion is a global icon.
  • Always Visit
    This iconic American monument honors the 16th president of the United States. Abraham Lincoln was president during the American Civil War, and is most famous for the Emancipation Proclamation that freed all of the slaves in the US.
    Duration: Approx. 45 Minutes
  • Always Visit
    The Thomas Jefferson Memorial is a memorial to the third president of the United States. The impressive building is neoclassical in design and has been standing since 1943. It sees more than two million visitors every year. It's only available during the Cherry Blossom time.
  • Always Visit
    In 1912, Mayor Yukio Ozaki of Tokyo City gave the United States a gift of Japanese cherry trees. Every year since, people have gathered to watch them burst into a magnificent pink and white blooms.
    Opening Hours: Mar 20 - Apr 14, However, the view of the cherry blossom is subject to change due to weather conditions
  • Always Visit
    The Potomac River runs along Washington, DC, the capital city of the United States of America. Visitors to this famous locale can opt to see many of the area's most historic landmarks and memorials in a unique way.
    Admission (Optional): Adult $26; Child (2-12 yrs) $18; Senior (Over 65 yrs) $23|Opening Hours: Mar - Nov, Closed Thanksgiving Day, December 25, January 1.|Duration: Approx. 45 Minutes
  • Time Permits
    (Optional if time permits) The Washington, DC arm of this worldwide phenomenon is a sight to behold. Amazingly and sometimes eerily lifelike figures line the halls of this art museum in the form of celebrities and politicians both famous and infamous.
    Admission (Optional): Adult $23; Child (3-12 yrs) $17; Senior (Over 65 yrs) $23|Opening Hours: Mon - Thu 12:00pm - 6:00pm, Fri - Sun 10:00am - 6:00pm
  • Always Visit
    This iconic obelisk is a memorial to the commander-in-chief of the American revolutionary army and eventual the first president of the United States of America, George Washington. The massive stone structure began construction in 1848.
Standard Hotel: Comfort Inn/Days Inn/Sleeping Inn or similar

Day 2 Shenandoah National Park - Princeton - New York(430 miles)

In the morning, we visit the Luray Caverns in Virginia( we will visit Shenandoah Caverns instead if Luray Caverns is closed). Afterward, will visit Princeton, NJ and the campus of the prestigious Ivy League school, Princeton University. Passengers will be dropped off in New York. See "Departure and Return Details" for pickup and dropoff information.

Luray is a town in Page County, Virginia, United States. It is the headquarters for Shenandoah National Park.The most well-known attraction is Luray Caverns, These natural landscape attracted a lot of visitors.

  • Always Visit
    This National Natural Landmark in northern Virginia sees hundreds of thousands of visitors a year. Tourists flock to the caves to see the impressive array of rock formations, most notable The Great Stalacpipe Organ-- a musical assortment of stalagmites.
    Admission (Optional): Adult $28; Child (6-12 yrs) $15; Senior (Over 65 yrs) $28

Shenandoah National Park, located in Virginia near Washington, DC, is home to a fascinating system of caves, the Shenandoah Caverns. Visitors can also see Skyline Drive and Dark Hollow Falls.

  • Always Visit
    The Shenandoah Caverns are a show cave in northern Virginia's Shenandoah Valley region that are popular with tourists for their ease-of-access. There is even an elevator that can take the disabled and elderly down into the caves.
    Admission (Optional): Adult $25; Child (6-12 yrs) $13; Senior (Over 65 yrs) $22

Princeton is known for the Ivy League Princeton University. The campus includes the Collegiate Gothic–style University Chapel and the broad collection of the Princeton University Art Museum are popular spots to see.

  • Always Visit
    This illustrious university in central New Jersey is one of the oldest and most highly regarded institutions of higher learning in the entire United States of America. It has been associated with 35 Nobel Prize laureates.
    Admission (Optional): Adult $10; Child (3-12 yrs) $8; Senior (Over 65 yrs) $10|Duration: Approx. 35 Minutes
***Note: Each year the National Cherry Blossom Festival celebrates spring in Washington, DC. As for this year, the official schedule is March 20 - April 13, 2019. However, the view of the cherry blossom is subject to change due to weather conditions. Furthermore, reservation is not available for the Cherry Cruise based on the busy season in D.C. The cruise tour is subject to change depending on the cruise company's schedule as well as the tourist volume. If cruises are not in service due to that, we will go to the renowned Madame Tussaud' President Gallery instead.

*Return time is an estimate and varies based on traffic and weather conditions.

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Booking changes
A fee may be charged for any revision or alteration made to a reservation after the booking is confirmed. Name changes or corrections may be treated as a cancellation and cancellation fees will apply. A change of tour date or tour itinerary may be treated as a cancellation, and normal cancellation fees will apply. Please be noted that we do not allow departure change 48 hours before departure.

Cancellations and Cancellation Fees
Regardless of reason, cancellations result in costly charges from our travel and hotel providers covering penalties and fees incurred by canceling confirmed and pending bookings. Therefore, cancellation penalties and or fees will apply. Time of cancellation will be determined when notice is received and confirmed by our office. Notice of cancellation must be made directly to TakeTours by email or through web mail at Contact Us .

Tour Departure: This tour has 100% guaranteed departure; if the tour is cancelled there will be refund of 120%. Restrictions apply; due to weather conditions, State Emergencies, Airport Closures or anything beyond the control of the tour operator the 120% refund will NOT apply.

Cancellation penalties per person for 1-4 days tours(Notification day and departure day are not counted)

NOTE: We cannot grant any refunds more than 30 days after completion of tour.

Buy 2 Get 3rd Free / Get 4th Free : (1) Cancellation of free-fare passenger must be made at least 7 days before departure. (2) No-show or late cancellation incurs a $68 penalty fee for the reserved bus seat.

Itinerary Variations
We constantly strives to improve tour itineraries and features. If such improvements can be made, or unforeseen circumstances beyond our control make changes necessary - we reserve the right to vary itineraries and to substitute hotels. At certain peak periods duplicate departures may operate, and sometimes in reverse order in which case hotels may vary from those stated on the itinerary pages.

Tour Cancellation:
We reserves the right to cancel or re-schedule any tour departure in accordance with operating requirements or circumstances beyond its control. If cancellation is made any time prior to departure* of the tour, TakeTours' only liability will be to refund to the passenger the amount it has received for the tour booking. We will try to re-book the same or similar tour.. Please note that we are not liable for any cancellation penalties incurred on any other travel arrangements including air tickets purchased separately from customers.

We are not responsible for any other travel arrangements affected due to our cancellations.

I recommend this tour!

Posted by: Sandra on 2019-05-20

Our tour guide Eddie was cool despite one misunderstanding. I definitely enjoyed the trip and beautiful views!!!

I recommend this tour!

Posted by: NAZMAL on 2019-04-23

I would definitely recommend this tour. Tour guide Jayant Huang took extra care in explaining briefly about all the places, would like to thank Taketours as well as Jayant Huang for the amazing experience.

I recommend this tour!

Posted by: Sara on 2019-04-19

Great tour.I will introduce for my friends.Our tour guide is Rachel.She was nice, always smile.We love it everything

I recommend this tour!

Posted by: shutong on 2019-04-08

Nice tour, luary carve is huge and impressive, thanks Eddie for showing us this nice place

I recommend this tour!

Posted by: Cindy on 2019-04-08

I recommend this trip, me and my Mimi had a wonderful time. Appreciated our tourist guy Eddie Yu and the driver, very organized and friendly with detail information.

I recommend this tour!

Posted by: Manoj on 2019-04-07

The tour guide Kenny had made our travel very special and worth remembering. He was not only ver friendly but also very cooperative and helpful. I would recommend the trip to all.

I recommend this tour!

Posted by: Nirmal on 2019-04-07

I attended this tour on 6th and 7 th April 2019. It was a wonderful experience. Especially, our guide Kenny Yin made it very comfortable and well paced. We could enjoy nice cherry blossom experience with adequate time to enjoy other attractions. Overall, a complete experience. Thanks Kenny.. Will come back for some other destination soon.. Regards

I recommend this tour!

Posted by: Hari on 2019-04-07

Mr.Kenny is a very good guider and very much supportive in the entire trip. I would vote his as a best Trip guide.

I recommend this tour!

Posted by: Asish on 2018-04-21

Good Tour

I recommend this tour!

Posted by: Srinidhi on 2018-04-10

Went smooth, there was a lot of rush at cherry blossom as it was at peak time. Our tour guide Mai Zhang was very helpful and good, made everything perfect. We went to Luray caverns instead of Shenandoah because of tight schedule. Lucky for us as Luray is much bigger than Shenandoah

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