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3-Day Watkins Glen, Niagara Falls, Hershey Tour from Washington DC

  • Tour code: 555-5252
  • Available: Mon, Fri (May - Nov)
  • Depart from: Washington, DC; Rockville, MD; Falls Church, VA
  • Duration: 3 Days 2 Nights
From USD$223

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Highlights:

Visit Niagara Falls (Maid of the Mist, Niagara Falls Adventure Theater IMAX, Niagara Falls In-Depth Tour, Old Fort Niagara, Whirlpool State Park), Hershey (Hershey Chocolate World), Watkins Glen (Watkins Glen State Park).

Special Remarks:

  • One full day visiting of Niagara Falls, and stay in scenic hotel, more time to explore the attraction
  • Making chocolate at Hershey Chocolate World, a sweet gift for your lover or friends
  • Tour is 100% guaranteed; if cancelled 120% of the price will be refunded

Pricing Details

Single: $335
Double (/Person): $223
Third Person Adult: Free
Child (Age 0-12): Free
Fourth Person Adult: $183
Child (Age 0-12): $183

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 $183 penalty fee for the reserved bus seat.
  • Child rates: Child rates apply to those who are 0-12 yrs old. Child above 2 yrs 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 yrs. 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 Washington D.C. - Watkins Glen State Park(261 miles)
  • Day 2 Niagara Falls
  • Day 3 Hershey Chocolate World - Washington DC(449 miles)
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Day 1 Washington D.C. - Watkins Glen State Park(261 miles)

Today, we will head to Watkins Glen State Park in the Finger Lakes region of New York. The glen descends 400 feet, walled on both sides by steep cliffs and generating more than 20 waterfalls along its course. There is an additional charge of $10 per person for state park admission and bus parking. In case of bad weather, we will instead visit the Corning Museum of Glass.

Watkins Glen is a village in Schuyler County, New York. This is the birthplace of the Watkins Glen International, one of the premier automobile road racing tracks in the United States. Sitting on the south shore of Seneca Lake, it is also famous for its beautiful natural sceneries.

  • Please note that we will not go to Watkins Glen State Park on the following dates for 2018: Wine Festival Weekend July 13-15, NASCAR Race Aug 4-6, Italian Festival Aug 10-12, Vintage Race September 7, 2018.
    Glen Creek has carved a dramatic gorge into the Watkins Glen hillside, resulting in a large, cavern-like network of rock formations.
    Please note that we will not go to Watkins Glen State Park on the following dates for 2018: Wine Festival Weekend July 13-15, NASCAR Race Aug 4-6, Italian Festival Aug 10-12, Vintage Race September 7, 2018.
    Admission (Optional): Adult $10; Child (3-12 yrs) $8; Senior (Over 65 yrs) $10|Opening Hours: Daily May - Oct 9:00am - 5:30pm, Seasonal|Duration: Approx. 45 Minutes

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
    This museum in western New York is dedicated to the history, art, and science behind glassmaking. Its collection contains more than 45,000 objects, some of which date back millennia. It was founded in 1951 and sees 400,000 visitors annually.
    Admission (Optional): Adult $19.50; Child (Under 17 yrs) Free; Senior (Over 55 yrs) $16.60
Standard Hotel: Comfort inn/Days inn/Holiday inn Batavia, NY or equivalent

Day 2 Niagara Falls

Today, we will drive along the Erie Canal in upstate New York on our way to the magnificent Niagara Falls. Here, we will ride the famous Maid of the Mist cruise (closed in winter) and see the Niagara Falls Adventure IMAX. We will also visit the Cave of the Wind. In the afternoon, we can choose to remain in the Falls Park to explore on our own or to embark on an in-depth tour of the area that visits Whirlpool State Park and Old Fort Niagara. At night, guests can choose to stay at the state park for night view or try your luck in the casino.

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.

  • Seasonal
    This famous boat ride gets passengers up close and personal with the Niagara Falls! The Maid rides right into the mists thrown up by the roaring cascade as the Niagara River tumbles over the edge of the falls.
    From 2018-04-27 to 2018-11-04
    Admission (Optional): Adult $19.25; Child (6-12 yrs) $11.20; Senior (Over 65 yrs) $19.25|Opening Hours: May - Oct|Duration: Approx. 20 Minutes
  • Always Available
    For those who wish to learn more about the geological activity that formed the most compelling natural attraction in the country, this IMAX movie is the perfect opportunity to learn more about the natural and cultural history of the area.
    Admission (Optional): Adult $12; Child (3-12 yrs) $8; Senior (Over 65 yrs) $12|Duration: Approx. 30 Minutes
  • Always Visit
    The Cave of the Winds on the New York side of Niagara Falls is an attraction which allows people to walk along pathways on the river at the base of the American Falls. It is open in the summer.
    Admission (Optional): Adult $19; Child (6-12 yrs) $16; Senior (Over 65 yrs) $19|Opening Hours: May - Oct
  • Always Available
    This interesting and exciting fuller tour of the greater Niagara area takes guests to sights they otherwise may not see, such as the impressive water formation at Whirlpool State Park or the historic Old Fort Niagara.
    Admission (Optional): Adult $25; Child (3-12 yrs, including $13 of the Old Fort Niagara admission ticket) $15; Senior (Over 65 yrs, including $13 of the Old Fort Niagara admission ticket) $22; Tickets to Old Fort Niagara & Whirlpool State Park included|Opening Hours: Closed Thanksgiving Day, December 25, January 1.
  • Always Visit
    Whirlpool State Park overlooks the Niagara Gorge. Have a picnic in the field above before hiking below to see the whirlpool up close. The park includes hiking and biking trails, fishing spots, and a playground.
    Opening Hours: Mon - Fri 7:00am - 6:00pm, Open Year-round, Dawn to Dusk
  • Always Visit
    This impressive fort traces its colorful history back to 1678 and the establishment of the colony of New France in what would become the northeastern United States. This centuries-old building is a National Historic Landmark of the US.
    Opening Hours: Jan - Jun 9:00am - 5:00pm, Jul - Aug 9:00am - 7:00pm, Sep - Dec 9:00am - 5:00pm
Standard Hotel: Quality Inn & Suites at the Falls/Days Inn at the Falls/Holiday Inn at Niagara Falls or equivalent

Day 3 Hershey Chocolate World - Washington DC(449 miles)

Today, we will visit North America's largest chocolate manufacturer at Hershey's Chocolate World, where we can take a short train ride to learn about the chocolate-making process, capping it off with a piece of hot, fresh chocolate. We can also pick our own flavors at a make-your-own chocolate bar. Later, we will drive to Washington, DC, where the tour will come to an end.

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
    Explore the many wonders of CHOCOLATE! At Hershey's Chocolate World, a free 10-minute automated ride takes you through the steps of producing chocolate, from picking the cocoa beans to making candy bars.
    Admission (Optional): Adult $21.95; Child $21.95; incl. 4D Chocolate Mystery Show and Tasting

*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 $183 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: Sheila on 2018-10-28

We are senoirs and were very concerned before going on this trip with the bad reviews. But I was more than satisfied after the trip. Was picked up in a new van because there was only 6 of us including the driver, Kei Chan. There was no tour guide. Even without a separate guide, it was a wonderful trip. Kei shared what information he knew on each stop, was an excellent driver and always on time. I truly hope that his management reads this and acknowledges Kei for all his efforts. The routes were very scenic with very few interstates. My friend had never been to Niagara Falls and she enjoyed it too. 5 stars given by me on our trip.

I recommend this tour!

Posted by: Tushar on 2018-07-23

Excellent Trip! We travel with our parents and it was great experience to Niagra. Tour Guide plan trip so nicely. I would definatly reco. to you all. Thanks for making our first Niagra Trip is wonderful. Great place with great planner!

I recommend this tour!

Posted by: Mahavir on 2018-05-17

Great guide, gave us time at every place to make sure we enjoyed our trip. Very accommodating and made the trip fun!

I recommend this tour!

Posted by: Sanga on 2017-10-01

Our trip to Niagara was wonderful. This was our first trip with TAKETOURS. Nathan, the guide & driver took good care of us throughout the journey. On the first day we reached Watkins Glen state park. Instead of climbing from the bottom, as others were doing, he took us to the top of the glen, thereby making it easier for us to come down through gorge and enjoy the flora and fauna of the canyon. After covering about 400 miles he gave us a break at Days Inn, Batavia. Next morning we moved straight to Niagara Falls. At every point our guide was with us, till the entrance so we did not have any difficulty or time loss. We enjoyed IMAX show about Niagara Falls, Maid of the mist boat ride, Trolley tours, Old Fort and Whirlpool state park trip very much. At the evening the traditional American dance show was colorful. Here also we stayed at Days Inn, Niagara. From our seventh floor room we got a clear view of Canadian city side. At the evening we walked down to the falls side to have a look of falls illumination. The illumination of the falls was superb. Next day, on our way back to home, we visited Hershey Chocolate factory. It was a new experience, particularly making of own chocolate bar. Last day we covered about 500 miles (800 KM), but the journey was so smooth that we were not much tired. Our trip to Niagara was more than successful.

I recommend this tour!

Posted by: Josmary on 2017-08-24

I did the tour with my family, and we loved the tour attractions, the tour guide was professional and kind, and the transportation was comfortable.

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