We will pick you up at Chinatown, early morning at 8:00AM. Our first attraction of the day would be the Capitol Hill---the home for the US Congress. Then we move ahead and visit other important landmarks like the Lincoln Memorial, Vietnam and Korean War Memorials. We will also pass by the majestic Washington Monument and Jefferson Memorial. Visit the National Air and Space Museum of the Smithsonian Institution, which features largest collection of historic aircrafts and spacecraft in the world in 161,145 square feet of exhibition floor space! Then we will visit the White House! However it remains closed to the public so you can take a stroll outside and take some great pictures.
We will then drive to Philadelphia, place where both the Declaration of Independence and the United States Constitution were debated and adopted. The original Bell, with its distinctive crack, is now on display across the street in the Liberty Bell Center. Being the second capital city of America, Philadelphia has a lot of embedded history.
Hotel: Sheraton/Hilton/Doubletree/Crown Plaza/Radisson/Hotel Somerset/Holidayinn or equivalent.
It is time for New York! Today you will explore one of the most glamorous cities of the world - New York! You all going to visit all the important attractions of the city including the Wall Street and its symbolic Charging Bull, cruise on the Hudson River where you can click photographs with Stature of Liberty and the Brooklyn Bridge. Get panoramic view of the whole city including Central Park from the observatory deck on Empire State Building and explore the newly transformed USS Intrepid Sea-Air-Space Museum. In addition, you will also pass by United Nations Headquarters, the Rockefeller Center, Fifth Avenue and the brand new Freedom Tower.
Hotel: Sheraton Stamford/Hilton Stamford/Holiday Inn Stamford or equivalent
In the morning we will visit Yale University’s Gothic style campus and learn the amazing history behind it. Walk around the campus and also visit its famed library. Then we will enjoy a red lobster meal in before travelling to see the Harvard University! Here in its oldest campus take pictures with John Harvard Statue also known as the status of 3 lies. Then we will make a stop in front of the old Trinity Cathedral and the Hancock Building where you can click some great pictures. We will also drive by Boston Park, Swan Lake Park, Boston Athenaeum, Boston Public Library, and the gold dome State House. We will take a Harbor Cruise to get the best views of the city! We will close the day with an amazing meal at Quincy Market. You can also shop for some souvenirs here.
Note: Only public area of the Yale school is available to visit during exam time
Hotel: Clarion Hotel/Holiday inn or equivalent.
Today we will drive to Niagara Falls while driving along the Erie Canal and crossing Upstate New York. Upon reaching, get amazed by the deafening thunder generated by the Horseshoe Fall, the American Fall, and Bridal Veil Fall. Feel the mist all over you as you stroll along these falls. For a closer experience get atop Maid of the Mist boat ride! (Closed in winters) Do not miss to watch the "Niagara: Legends of Adventure" which is a 45 minute IMAX film displayed on a large screen. Enjoy the Traditional Native American Dance Show after which you can choose visit the Niagara Casino and try your luck!
Hotel: Quality Inn & Suites at the Falls/Days Inn at the Falls/Holiday Inn at Niagara Falls or equivalent.
Today option of staying in the Falls Park and do some self-exploration until returning to the hotel. Alternatively you can opt for an in-depth tour ($ 25/Adult) of the Whirlpool Park and Old Fort Niagara. Old fort Niagara is an excellent place where you can learn mind boggling facts about the Niagara Falls. We start with Corning Museum of Glass, which features the most comprehensive collection of historic and art glass in the world with more than 35,000 glass pieces representing 35 centuries of glass craftsmanship. Also enjoy the hot glass show performed by expert glass technicians. We will then drive back to Washington D.C.
NOTE: If you do NOT want to take the bus back to Washington D.C., you can choose to depart for Buffalo Airport. In that case you will NOT be able to visit the Corning Glass Museum. Please book flights after 13:00 hours
Note: All schedules are subject to traffic, weather conditions, as well as the number of guests.
Departure and Return Details
08:00 AM 785 7th Street Northwest, Washington, DC 20001
06:00 PM 785 7th Street Northwest, Washington, DC 20001