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4-Day Washington DC In-Depth, Niagara Falls, Thousand Islands tour from New York

  • Tour code: 072-2356
  • Available: Mon, Thu ( 4/1-10/31)
  • Depart from: New York, NY; Jersey City, NJ; Edison, NJ; Flushing, NY; Brooklyn, NY
  • Duration: 4 Days 3 Nights
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Visit Washington, DC (White House, US Capitol, Potomac River Cruise), Niagara Falls (Maid of the Mist, Cave of the Winds, Jet Boat Ride, Niagara Falls Illumination), Corning (Corning Museum of Glass), Thousand Islands. Inclusions: 3 nights hotel accommodation, All domestic ground transportation via air-conditioned vehicle

Special Remarks:

  • Walking in-depth tour inside of the US Capitol
  • Get closer to the stunning Niagara Falls by taking the Maid of Mist
  • Experiencing the beauty of the 1000 Islands by taking the Thousand Island Cruise

Pricing Details

Single: $372
Double (/Person): $192
Third Person Adult: Free
Child (Age 2-9): Free
Fourth Person Adult: $128
Child (Age 2-9): $128

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 $128 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 D.C. (226 miles)
  • Day 2
    Washington DC - Corning - Niagara Falls (453 miles)
  • Day 3
    Niagara Falls - Buffalo - Rochester (16 miles)
  • Day 4
    Rochester - Thousand Islands - New York City (477 miles)
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Day 1 New York - Washington D.C.(226 miles)

Our 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. Then you will visit one of the most famous landmarks in the world, the Lincoln Memorial along with the Korean War Memorial and Vietnam Memorial. And the final attraction of the day will be the D.C Harbor Cruise which rests on top of the Potomac River- the national river of the United States, with the exclusive view of The Pentagon, the Department of Defense.
(Notes: D.C Harbor Cruise is a seasonal attraction, will replace by Newseum/Wax Museum if it's not available)

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
  • 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.
  • Always Visit
    This memorial commemorates those who served for the United States in the Korean War. It is located south of the Reflecting Pool at the National Mall. The simple memorial is triangular in shape will a circle at the top.
  • Always Visit
    This memorial in Washington, DC serves as a place to remember the American soldier who were lost or killed during the tumultuous Vietnam War. Originally controversial in design, the simple memorial has become a shrine for the American people.
  • 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
Standard Hotel: Clarion Inn, Best Western or similar

Day 2 Washington DC - Corning - Niagara Falls(453 miles)

Today we travel from the hotel to the Hershey's Chocolate World, you going to create your own candy bar and design the case also we going to have in-depth historical tour explores the town built on chocolate and the inspiring story of Milton Hershey by taking the trolley. Then we will continue go to Corning Museum of Glass. You will have the opportunity to see a live Hot Glass Show inside and visit exhibitions from different time period of glass making. Afterwards we will head to Niagara City and witness Niagara Falls. In the night time, we will end the day by experience the stunning Illumination of Niagara Falls before heading back to the hotel.

Fun, sweetness and adventure await at Hershey's Chocolate World. You'll be greeted by giant Hershey's product characters as you enter this delightful world of food, shops and entertainment devoted to all things chocolate.

  • Always Visit
    This chocolate-themed wonderland in Hershey, Pennsylvania is an indoor marketplace which offers shops and restaurants aimed at encapsulating the Hershey experience. It also includes rides like the Chocolate Tour, Trolley Works, and the Create Your Own Candy Bar attraction.

Corning is a city in Steuben County, New York, United States, on the Chemung River. The population was 11,183 at the 2010 census. It is named for Erastus Corning, an Albany financier and railroad executive who was an investor in the company that developed the community.

  • Always Visit
    Explore the science and art behind glassmaking at Corning's unique non-profit museum. View thousands of historic glass artifacts, learn interesting historical facts, and even create your own glass work during a workshop. This attraction is fun for people of all ages.
    Admission (Optional): Adult $19.50; Child (Under 17 yrs) Free; Senior (Over 65 yrs) $16.60

Among the most beautiful natural wonders in the world, Niagara Falls are comprised of three waterfalls that thunder and astound, producing a higher flow rate than any other waterfall in the world and standing at a height of 167 feet.

  • Always Visit
    For more than 75 years, visitors to Niagara Falls have been able to enjoy a nighttime illumination of the impressive American and Horseshoe falls. Every night, at dusk, visitors can experience the falls lit in the colors of the rainbow.
Standard Hotel: Quality Inn or similar

Day 3 Niagara Falls - Buffalo - Rochester(16 miles)

We will do Niagara In-Depth Tour by visiting the Whirlpool Park first, a short and relaxing stroll along the Niagara Gorge with a view of the fastest moving water in the world. Afterward, we will continue our way to Old Fort Niagara located at the mouth of the Niagara River flowing into Lake Ontario. Then you will be able to experience the power of nature by enjoying a breathtaking Jet Boat Adventures ride through the spectacular Niagara River. Following that we will head to Maid of the Mist, the world-famous boat ride that will take you right into the heart of the Niagara Falls to experience the thunderous power of one of the natural wonders of the world. Enjoy a"Legends & Daredevils" IMAX Movie. After lunch, we will go to Goat Island for Cave of the Wind, where you can walk along the falls. And guests will have Leisure time get up close and personal with the day view of Horseshoe, Goat Island, American/Bridal Veil Falls.

Among the most beautiful natural wonders in the world, Niagara Falls are comprised of three waterfalls that thunder and astound, producing a higher flow rate than any other waterfall in the world and standing at a height of 167 feet.

  • Always Available
    Experience Niagara Falls like never before! This in-depth tour takes you on an exploration of historical Niagara, stopping at places Whirlpool State Park and Old Fort and allowing a look into another side of the Falls.
    Admission (Optional): Adult $25; Child (3-12 yrs) $20; Senior (Over 65 yrs) $25
  • Always Available
    This exciting 45-minute boat ride along the Niagara Gorge operates in winter as long as the water isn't frozen. There is both indoor and outdoor seating. Inside is climate-controlled, while passengers outside will get wet, so dress accordingly.
    Admission (Optional): Adult $69; Child (3-12 yrs) $59; Senior (Over 65 yrs) $69|Opening Hours: 8am - 4:45pm|Duration: Approx. 45 Minutes
  • Seasonal
    The famous Maid of the Mist boat tour has been around since the 1800s, and is the only way to get truly up close to the falls. The boat drives right into the rapids, and has had many famous guests.
    From 2018-04-27 to 2018-11-04
    Admission (Optional): Adult $19.25; Child (6-12 yrs) $11.65; Senior (Over 65 yrs) $19.25|Opening Hours: Maid of the Mist is open usually during mid/late April to early November.|Duration: Approx. 20 Minutes
  • Always Visit
    This exciting movie in the Adventure Theater on the American side of the falls is shown on a breathtaking 45-foot-long screen. It chronicles the history of human interaction with the falls, focusing on the amazing stunts people have done.
    Admission (Optional): Adult $12; Child (3-11 yrs) $8; Senior (Over 62 yrs) $12|Opening Hours: Daily 10:00am - 4:30pm, Time vary seasonally, Closed January 1.|Duration: Approx. 45 Minutes
  • Always Visit
    The "Cave of the Winds" is a series of walkways outside the American Falls in Niagara, New York. It is at the sight of a former cavern that was closed off in a rockslide in the 1950s.
    Admission (Optional): Adult $19; Child (3-12 yrs) $16; Senior (Over 62 yrs) $19|Opening Hours: May - Oct

The state's second largest city, Buffalo, looms up in a cluster of Art Deco spires and glass-box skyscrapers - Manhattan in miniature on Lake Erie.

Standard Hotel: Comfort Inn or similar

Day 4 Rochester - Thousand Islands - New York City(477 miles)

Early in the morning, we will be heading over to Alexandria Bay to discover a natural wonder, Thousand Islands. On the Thousand Islands cruise we will be able to explore St. Lawrence River, the islands, and the beautiful scenic.

Available for departures from Apr thru Nov. The Thousand Islands is an archipelago at the Canada-U.S. border from the northeast corner of Lake Ontario. They stretch for about 50 miles. The U.S. islands are in the state of New York and the Canadian islands are in Ontario. The smaller islands only have single residences.

  • Always Visit
    Cruises of the Thousand Islands region allow visitors to explore the wondrous Alexandria Bay and see some of the more than 1,800 islands that make up this archipelago. Sights include Heart Island and the famous Boldt Castle.
    Admission (Optional): Adult $27; Child (3-11 yrs) $15; Senior (Over 65 yrs) $27|Duration: Approx. 50 Minutes
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*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 .

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: Ana on 2017-10-16

Tomé el tour desde New York y lo finalice en Buffalo, después de la visita a Niagara, Lou el guí­a fue muy amable y nos ayudó en todo lo necesario para nuestra acomodación y reconección hacia Boston, muy buen tour, lo recomiendo ampliamente...lo único es que me hubiera gustado wifi en el bus, música y un poco más de tiempo en Niagara, por lo demás una experiencia maravillosa, todo muy puntual ahhh, y más tiempo para las comidas...gracias Lou...

I recommend this tour!

Posted by: james on 2017-09-20

Our trip was fantastic. It was jam packed and very interesting. The tour guide and driver were great. Didn't like the idea of cash payment for optional tours.

I recommend this tour!

Posted by: M K on 2017-09-20

wonderful tour. nice hotels provided as well. booked again tour for next year with family.

I recommend this tour!

Posted by: Vikram on 2017-07-13

Wifi in bus will be appreciated

I recommend this tour!

Posted by: Ravi on 2017-07-10

My family really enjoyed the trip specially the tour guide Lee tried to entertain us when we were on the way back to New York because that was long trip. If you come to this tour, you should come with Lee and try the Jet boat.

I recommend this tour!

Posted by: Pradeep on 2017-05-30

Best Tour experience till date. Stephen was really good in managing time and the group. Niagara falls and Niagara Jet boat ride was simply amazing. Would definitely recommend this tour to friends and family.

I recommend this tour!

Posted by: Samantha on 2017-05-25

Our tour guide Amber was lovely. The bus was pretty good although asking people not to use the toilet is one thing, but having the door locked is another! The tour itself was good, and Amber was pretty knowledgeable. It was a shame that the same people were late at nearly every stop, and I really did feel for Amber in having to deal with their apparent lack of respect for her, or anyone else on the trip really. It should be noted that this is obviously highly promoted to Asian people and I was the only Caucasian on the trip, which felt a little awkward, particularly when 2/3 did not speak English. Everyone was was very polite (apart from the family that were continuously late), and one Chinese couple took a liking to me, and it was interesting trying to converse when neither speaks the other language, but they were absolutely lovely. All in all a pretty good tour.

I recommend this tour!

Posted by: Joseph on 2017-05-11

We took this tour on April 24th, 2017. James the tour guide was absolutely fantastic. So considerate and such a patient young man, ready to listen to anyone's problems. I wish that the rest room on the bus was available. You have to do something about that. Certain trips were a bit too long. All in all a great tour at a very reasonable price. Highly recommed it.

I recommend this tour!

Posted by: Luke on 2017-05-03

It's a great combination. The view is beautiful and gorgeous. The whole tour is very smooth and educated.Very much appreciated for the operating company and also TakeTours, and thanks to the professional staff, totally worth it. I would definitely recommend the tour to my family and friends.

I recommend this tour!

Posted by: BLAKE on 2017-05-03

This was a trip that was awesome in the sense that it made us cover a lot of places in just four days! The hotel where we stayed was clean and awesome. The tour guide was great and everything was well organized. He was really funny and kept the trip lighthearted throughout. The driver was very nice and helpful. Having it all planned out was wonderful. If you hate the bus trips, it's not for you as it involves 4 days of continuous bus rides.

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