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2-Day Washington DC, Philadelphia Tour from New York/New Jersey

  • Tour code: 172-225
  • Available: Mon, Wed, Sat (Sep - Oct) & Daily (Apr - Aug)
  • Depart from: New York, NY; Jersey City, NJ; Edison, NJ; Flushing, NY; Brooklyn, NY
  • Duration: 2 Days 1 Night
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Highlights:

Visit Washington, DC (White House, US Capitol, Lincoln Memorial, Newseum, Potomac River Cruise, Washington DC In-Depth tour), Philadelphia (Independence Hall). Inclusions: 1 night hotel accommodation, All domestic ground transportation via air-conditioned vehicle

Special Remarks:

  • Exclusive INSIDE US Capitol Building Congress walking narrated tour
  • National River Cruise with Pentagon view
  • Guaranteed 100% tour conformation; Refund 120% of the price if cancelled

Pricing Details

Single: $126
Double (/Person): $76
Third Person Adult: Free
Child (Age 2-9): Free
Fourth Person Adult: $60
Child (Age 2-9): $60

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 : Offer applies to 3rd person sharing a room with full paying adult. Cancellation of free-fare passenger must be made at least 7 days before departure. No-show (or late cancellation) of free passenger incurs a $60 penalty fee for the reserved bus seat
  • Child Rate: 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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Tour Itinerary

  • Day 1 New York - Washington DC(353 miles)
  • Day 2 Washington DC - New York(212 miles)
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Day 1 New York - Washington DC(353 miles)

We will first visit Philadelphia to see the historical Independence Hall and Liberty Bell. Later, we will take the Double Decker Bus. After lunch, we will visit the Amish Village of Pennsylvania to experience the Amish Culture first hand. Then, we will go to Washington D.C to visit Lincoln Memorial, Korean War Memorial, Vietnam Memorial. We will take Capital Sightseeing Cruise in the afternoon.
During Mar 18 to April 20, we will see the spectacular Cherry Blossom walking along the bank of Tidal Basin, as well as the exclusive view of the Pentagon.

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
    One of Philadelphia's most famous landmarks, Independence Hall in Independence National Historical Park is the location where both the Declaration of Independence and the United States Constitution were debated, written, and ratified by the Founding Fathers of the USA.
    Opening Hours: 9:00am - 7:00pm
  • Always Available
    Experience the unique history and beauty of Philadelphia from the top of a modern double-decker bus. The open-top tours of the city offer the most spectacular views and provide entertaining live commentaries from fully-trained and friendly guides.

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 Available
    Washington D.C. upgraded In-depth tour includes Inside walking narrated tour at the US Capitol Congress Building. (more details are subject to the itinerary)
  • 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
  • Always Visit
    The Potomac River runs alongside the United States' capital city, and visitors who want to more fully experience DC can take boat tours of the area and see monuments in a new and exciting way!
    Admission (Optional): Adult $26; Child $20; Senior (Over 65 yrs) $26|Opening Hours: Mar - Nov, Closed Thanksgiving Day, December 25, January 1.|Duration: Approx. 45 Minutes

Lancaster is a city located in South Central Pennsylvania which serves as the seat of Pennsylvania's Lancaster County and one of the oldest inland towns in the United States. The city's primary industries include healthcare, tourism, public administration, manufacturing, and both professional and semi-professional services.

  • Always Visit
    This authentic Amish farm in Lancaster, PA is more than 300 years old, and an educational experience for the whole family. This 25-acre farm is dedicated to teaching people about the Amish lifestyle in a fun and constructive way.
    Admission (Optional): Adult $29; Child (3-12 yrs) $19; Senior (Over 65 yrs) $28|Opening Hours: Closed Thanksgiving Day, December 25, January 1.|Duration: 45 Minutes to 1 Hour
Standard Hotel: GOVERNOR HOUSE INN, QUALITY INN, BEST WESTERN or similar

Day 2 Washington DC - New York(212 miles)

The first stop will be the US Capitol. A Walking In-depth tour inside of the Capitol, accompanied by a professional US CONGRESS Tour Guide, who is going to show us inside the Capitol, as well as the Rotunda and the Crypt. Following next will be the White House (Exterior), the principal residence and workplace of the U.S. President. On the way back, we are going to visit Princeton University.

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 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 Greek-temple-style building houses a massive statue of a massive president. The memorial sees more than six million visitors ever year and was also the location at which Martin Luther King Junior gave his famous "I Have a Dream" speech.
    Duration: Approx. 40 Minutes
  • Always Available
    Washington D.C. upgraded In-depth tour includes Inside walking narrated tour at the US Capitol Congress Building. (more details are subject to the itinerary)
  • Replace Philadelphia Double Decker Bus by Newseum if closed and on Sat & Holiday Departure Schedule ($60/person)
    This interactive museum details the history of journalism, news, and media. Established in 1997, it is located in a sleek, modern building filled with multiple theaters and exhibits. It is also where Al Jazeera America has its studios.
    Replace Philadelphia Double Decker Bus by Newseum if closed and on Sat & Holiday Departure Schedule ($60/person)
    Opening Hours: Mon - Sat 9:00am - 5:00pm, Closed on Thanksgiving, Christmas and the New Year's Day, Sun 10:00am - 5:00pm

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 Available
    On this extensive tour of the lovely campus of Princeton University, your guide will be a currently-enrolled student, who will provide you with insightful information about the day-to-day life of the school's student body.
    Admission (Optional): Adult $15; Child $15; Senior $15

*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.

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.

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

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: Eric on 2019-06-24

great informative tour .Tour guide was was friendly and helpful .the hotel wwas very comfortable . Overall a great time

I recommend this tour!

Posted by: ANIL on 2019-01-09

The entire tour was well organised & right on time for every attraction. The tour guide was informative. Please mind that the guide will first explain everything in Mandarin and then switch to English. So you got to have patience over there. The hotel was very comfortable. Felt bad that we were there in the hotel for just the night sleep, as the schedule is very tight and have to leave early in the morning in day 2. The guided tour was really informative. Also please mind that the price you pay will be only for transport and hotel. You have to pay for the attractions, guided tour and food. Will use taketours definitely for my other tours. They are good for price and friendly.

I recommend this tour!

Posted by: Ethaya on 2018-07-14

Tour guide(Mandy) was amazingly helpful in all possible ways like taking photos for us,finding us wherever we are and explaining about each attraction and very kind to us and at the same time making it on time. Mandy- you did a great job in helping us visiting Washington and philadelphia. Thanks Mandy. We will remember you. Excellent trip it was.

I recommend this tour!

Posted by: GUL on 2018-05-29

Awesome..

I recommend this tour!

Posted by: Sandra on 2018-01-16

This tour was great the first day- I enjoyed the inside tour of Capitol Hill with enough time and was felt two hours was also enough time at the museum. The hotel was comfortable/nice enough. The second day was very rushed though... Our tour guide almost left my group behind and we weren't even late.. The tour should give more time at the memorials and in Philly- especially on a weekend when we couldn't do the engraving and printing tour. Our bus was back in Chinatown at 4:30, where it was estimated to be back at 8pm according to the itinerary..

I recommend this tour!

Posted by: Rajkumar on 2017-07-10

good experience going out for a short trip in the holiday! tour guide is very informative and nice. we learned a lot from this trip about this amazing city.I highly recommend this trip to all !

I recommend this tour!

Posted by: Sarah on 2017-07-10

We went to D.C. for the first time joined this tour on 4th of July weekend, first we were a little worried about the long weekend parade in DC, but the tour guide Diana managed the tour well and the tour went smoothly. I loved the Capitol in-depth tour!

I recommend this tour!

Posted by: Joe on 2017-07-06

This tour was excellent. The tour guide is very knowledgable, introduce all the history very well, and always carry a smile with him from the begining until to the end.It was a great memories to my fmaily.

I recommend this tour!

Posted by: sam on 2017-06-05

capitol in depth walking tour is good

I recommend this tour!

Posted by: darshit on 2017-06-05

I recently booked this tour to Washington D.C in depth tour with four of my family members. It was a very good experience. The tour guide was very informative. For the price the accommodation was very reasonable . However, there is not much option for vegetarian which we understand . So a little tip is to bring your own food. Other than that everything is very good. I recommend it to all of my friends.

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