America and Canada Tour
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New York City
Today is reserved for arrivals and no tours are scheduled, but you may take part in optional tours. Optional Tours *Guests who arrive at JFK or LGA airport before 5:00pm will be sent to Flushing Queens. We will provide free luggage storage service, and our guests can visit nearby Queens Crossing, Macy’s Shopping Center. In addition, Flushing is a safe and booming Asian commercial and retail area with many shopping and dining options. You will experience the distinctive Asian-American culture. We have our own customer service center in the center of Flushing with free baggage storage service and wifi. We will arrange hotel drop-off service for guests based on the arrival time and the volume. *For those who arrive at EWR airport before 12:00pm, feel free to take our shuttle to Jersey Garden Outlet (free). For those who arrive at JFK/LGA airport after 5:00pm or those who arrive at EWR airport after 12:00pm, we will directly take you to the hotel for rest. *For those who do not require airport pick-up service on the first day, shuttle service will be provided at the following pick-up locations (please register when booking the tour): -9:30 – 17:00 arrive at Flushing: 136-51 37th Avenue, 1st Floor, Unit C3, Flushing, NY 11354 -9:30 – 18:00 arrive at Manhattan – Chinatown: 87 Bowery, Ste 201，New York, NY 10002 Customers whose plane touches down in New York before 4:30 pm are invited to join us for a three-hour tour of New York City after the sun goes down. Please speak to your tour guide when you meet them about joining this tour (subject to availability, own expense). NYC Morning Tour For guests who meet tour guide before 9:00am in JFK or LGA airport, guests can join NYC Morning Tour. Book advanced before landing can enjoy promotion price: $1.00/person (Seats guaranteed. If passengers couldn’t meet the tour guide before 9:00 am because of flights delay or personal reasons, $1.00 will be returned). Join the morning tour on arriving day (Seats limited): $25.00/Adult and $15.00/Child(0-11). (Complimentary transfer excludes service fee $10.00/per person) Itinerary: DUMBO (20 mins) → Madison Square & Flatiron Building (Outside view, 20 mins) → Washington Square & New York University (Outside view, 15 mins)
Note:The first day itinerary is for your reference only; the schedule is subject to change upon your arrival.
New York Night Tour : $25.00/Adult; $15.00/Child(3-12)
New York City
Wednesday & Saturday Schedule: At a first glance, travelling around the entire of New York City seems like the mission impossible; however, our highly organized tour is especially designed for you: by visiting amounts of famous landmarks, you will learn more of the city’s unique history, culture, and the core spirit of the New Yorkers! One World Observatory (Optional, 70 mins) is the main building of the rebuilt World Trade Center complex in Lower Manhattan, New York City. It is the tallest building in the Western Hemisphere. There, 102 stories up, find yourself face-to-face with New York’s iconic skyline. Maybe you’ve seen views of the city before, but never quite like this. Walk the three sprawling levels of the Observatory and discover surprises along the way.
Thursday & Sunday Schedule: When time allows, we will add Metropolitan Museum, Times Square and Madame Tussauds into the trip.
Note:Tour departures on Thursday and Sunday, the itinerary schedule will be changed. New York City will be arranged on the last day of the tour. When time allows, we will add Metropolitan Museum, Times Square and Madame Tussauds into the trip.
Liberty cruise : $29/person
Intrepid sea, air and space museum : $33/person
One world observatory : $37/person
Ripley’s Believe It or not : $25/person
Madame Tussauds New York :$25/person
Metropolitan Museum of Art :$25/person
Breakfast is included.
New York – Philadelphia – Washington, D.C.
In the morning, we will visit Philadelphia where known as the birthplace of American democracy. At the Independence National Historical Park, we’ll visit the Independence Hall and Liberty Bell. Next we’ll travel 150 miles south to Washington, D.C., capital of the United States. We’ll visit the Lincoln, Vietnam Veterans and Korean War memorials. Next, we will go to Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum which is located on the National Mall (also known as the Capitol Hill). Later we can take photos with backdrops of the White House and the U.S. Capitol due to the visit limitation for the public. Furthermore, you surely don’t want to miss the opportunity to take our exclusive DC cruise for sightseeing of the town along the Potomac River(admission not included). Along the way, you will also see and pass by the Thomas Jefferson Memorial, WWII Memorial and more.
If Washington, D.C. Cruise closed in winter, we will visit International Spy Museum instead.
Due to relocation and reconstruction, Washington D.C. attraction International Spy Museum will be closed until May 11, 2019. During the closure, we will not visit including International Spy Museum.
Washington DC cruise : $26.00/person
International Spy museum : $21.00/person
Breakfast is included
Washington, D.C. – Niagara Falls
Today we’ll begin with a drive through hilly Pennsylvania and New York, on your way to Corning New York. There you’ll have the option of visiting the Corning Museum of Glass (admission not included). Afterwards, you will make your way to the majestic Niagara Falls, where you will take the famous Maid of the Mist boat ride, see A Native Journey: The Spirit of the Mist, and watch a Niagara IMAX movie. Guests can then choose either to stay in the Falls Park for self-exploration or have an in-depth tour that includes visits to the Whirlpool State Park and Old Fort Niagara. Friendly Reminder: Maid of Mist will be open on May-October. During winter, it will be replaced by Niagara Jet Boat Adventures. Further information:Niagara Jet Boat departure times vary according to weather conditions. It will not operate during storms, snow, icy river conditions and other bad weather.
The completeness of night view on certain summer evenings may be limited or not available due to late sunset time and US Federal Government regulations on driving hours.
Corning museum of glass : $20/person
Maid of the mist : $19/person
Niagara falls In Depth tour : $25/person
Niagara jet boat adventures : $66/person
Breakfast is included.
Niagara Falls- Toronto
Summer schedule: (apply when Lake Ontario cruise resume) In the morning, guests will continue sightseeing in the Niagara Falls. Cross the border Rainbow Bridge to Canada and take the ride to the top of the Skylon Tower(admission not included) 775 feet above the falls! Catch “Niagara: Legends of Adventure,” a dramatic 45-minute IMAX film on the new 45X25-foot screen. Then you’ll head to the largest city in Canada – Toronto – in the afternoon and experience its atmosphere as the country’s financial center. Soar to the top of the observation deck of the CN Tower, where you’ll be treated to amazing views of the city (admission not included, subject to availability). There’s also an “elephant-proof” glass floor located indoors where you can look straight down to the street level. We will also see the Ontario’s Provincial Parliament which completed in a Romanesque style in 1893 and then the modernist styled City Hall which consists of two arc-shaped high-rise blocks, 20 and 27 stories high respectively, whose stunning structure makes it another popular landmark. Next, Lake Ontario cruise offers gorgeous views of the city and vicinity from the waters. See the city of Toronto and vicinity in a new way! Around the evening, we will go to the historical Chinatown. It is one of the largest Chinatowns in North America, located in downtown Toronto, where you will find authentic Chinese food! If time allows, we will additionally visit Ripley’s Aquarium of Canada.
Winter schedule: (apply when Lake Ontario cruise close) In the morning, guests will continue sightseeing in the Niagara Falls. Cross the border Rainbow Bridge to Canada and take the ride to the top of the Skylon Tower 775 feet above the falls! Catch “Niagara: Legends of Adventure,” a dramatic 45-minute IMAX film on the new 45X25-foot screen. Then head to the largest city of Canada – Toronto – in the afternoon and experience its atmosphere as the country’s financial center. Soar to the top of the observation deck of the CN Tower, where you’ll be treated to amazing views of the city (admission not included, subject to availability). There’s also an “elephant-proof” glass floor located indoors where you can look straight down to the street level. Then we will go to visit the Ripley’s Aquarium of Canada (admission not included; optional), Ontario’s Provincial Parliament and Casa Loma (admission not included; optional).
CN Tower : $38.00/adult
Niagara Cruise : $25.00/adult Apri/May to late October depending on weather
Niagara IMAX Theatre (CAN) : $14.50/Adult
Ripley’s Aquarium : $38.00/Adult
Skylon Tower and Lunch : $45.00/Adult
Casa Loma : $30.00/Adult
Skylon Tower : $15.00/Adult
Seafood Dinner : $30.00/person
Breakfast is included.
Toronto – Thousand Islands (Summer) – Ottawa – Montreal
Summer schedule: apply when Thousand Islands cruise resume In the morning, guests will enjoy the beauty of Thousand Islands on a cruise boat (own expense). As the name indicated, the Thousand Islands constitute an archipelago of 1,864 islands that straddles the Canada-U.S. border in the Saint Lawrence River as it emerges from the northeast corner of Lake Ontario. We will be driving on Highway 401 along St. Lawrence River and reach Canada’s Capital and political center, Ottawa. Here we will visit the National War Memorial, Parliament buildings and Peace Tower with the height of 295 feet. Canada’s Parliament buildings are commonly viewed as the one of the most magnificent government centers in the world with firm stone exterior and vivid setting on the cliffs! The buildings consist of the House of Commons, the Library of Parliament, the Hall of Honor, the Senate, and the impressive Peace Tower. After a short stay, we will drive to the Montreal, known as “Paris of North America,” a French-speaking and second largest city of Canada. The famous Olympic Tower together with the Olympics stadium has become the symbol of the city. The 175-meter inclined tower leans at a 45-degree angle and functions as an observation deck (admission not included) with a funicular that whisks passengers to the top in 95 seconds. Amble around and soak up the European charm of the Old Montreal, you will marvel at how you can step back in time at every cobblestone corner. Along the way, we will pass by the grand Notre-Dame Basilica. Lastly, a plenty of dinner options in Chinatown will bring you a satisfactory end of the day!
Winter schedule: apply when Thousand Islands cruise close We will reach Canada’s Capital and political center, Ottawa. Here we will visit the National War Memorial, Parliament buildings and Peace Tower with the height of 295 feet. Canada’s Parliament buildings are commonly viewed as the one of the most magnificent government centers in the world with firm stone exterior and vivid setting on the cliffs! The buildings consist of the House of Commons, the Library of Parliament, the Hall of Honor, the Senate, and the impressive Peace Tower. After a short stay, we will drive to the Montreal, known as “Paris of North America”, a French-speaking and second largest city of Canada. The famous Olympic Tower together with the Olympics stadium has become the symbol of the city. The 175-meter inclined tower leans at a 45-degree angle and functions as an observation deck (admission not included) with a funicular that whisks passengers to the top in 95 seconds. Amble around and soak up the European charm of the Old Montreal, you will marvel at how you can step back in time at every cobblestone corner. Along the way, we will pass by the grand Notre-Dame Basilica. Lastly, a plenty of dinner options in Chinatown will bring you a satisfactory end of the day!
In winter, Thousand Islands tour will be cancelled and we will go to Ottawa directly.
Thousand island cruise breakfast (Canada Side) : CAD$28.00/person
Olympic stadium observatory : $11.50/person
Breakfast is included.
Montreal – Quebec (Summer) – Boston
In the morning, we will go to another beautiful French style city, Quebec. Everything in the town such as the street signs, cafes, buildings, people’s dressing look and the atmosphere will tell its rich French descent. As you wander past period buildings along cobblestone streets, enjoy the area’s boutiques, art galleries, and restaurants. A visit to Place Royale is like a step back in time to the early days of New France. Quebec is the only fortified city in North America north of Mexico, with close to 4.6 km of walls and imposing gates to explore. Visit the Notre-Dame de Quebec Basilica-Cathedral and you will see a large number of pieces of art. You will also have chance to take pictures with the world’s most photographed hotel Château Frontenac and the Parliament Building as well as enjoy an authentic French cuisine. After a short stay at duty-free stores, we will head to Boston, a cultural city rich in American history. Upon your arrival, it’s time for dinner and you will be recommended with its famous fresh lobsters feast. In case of delays by U.S. Customs and Border entry procedure, you may have other meals instead of the lobster dinner.
Boston Lobster dinne : $32.00/person
Breakfast is included.
Boston – New York
The first stop will be the Harvard University at Cambridge, MA. Here, guests will be invited to visit its oldest campus district and take pictures with the Statue of Three Lies – Harvard Statue. Also, we have a chance to walk around the campus of Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) and take pictures with its main building. For the rest of our Boston city tour, we will pass by old Trinity Cathedral, Hancock Building, Boston Athenaeum, Boston Park, Swan Lake Park, and overlook the Golden Dome of the State House. Another fun will begin as soon as you board the cruise ship and enjoy a breathtaking view of the Boston harbor. Furthermore, the old Quincy Market is opportune for strolling through, or to get a taste of the historical ambience as well as to pick out souvenirs among the assorted merchants and artisans. The Market was also surrounded by dozens of restaurants for dining option with a variety of authentic cuisines, and absolutely, you cannot miss the famous New England clam chowder. The trip will be completed at the Quincy Market around noon. Later guests will be sent to airports in Boston or in New York
Breakfast is included.
- WHAT’S INCLUDED
- Airport pick-up and drop-off.
- 7-night hotel accommodations
- Round-trip transportation in air-conditioned tour coach
- Professional tour guide
- All personal expenses including hotel room service and meals; however, you have the option to pay for meals the tour guide arranges
- Service Fee for airport pickup ($10/person) and tour guide (min. $10.00/day per person, this fee also need to be paid for the first day)
- Admission or optional tours
- Visa cost