Duration
2-Day
Type
Group
Language
Mobile Voucher Accepted
yes
Cancellation
Free up to 3 days in advance of the experience

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A great 2-Day Tour to discover the capital of the US Washington DC and the home of our founding fathers Philadelphia! Onboard Luxury Motor-Coach and escorted by Official Tour Guide - Visit Amish countryside and ride an authentic Buggy (Amish Carriage).

Description of Washington & Philadelphia Tour

Washington & Philadelphia 2-Day Excursion - Hotel & Breakfast Included! It is a great tour to discover the capital of the US, the home of our Founding Fathers Philadelphia and the peculiar Amish countryside.

Free Cancellation until 72 hours before your reservation starts.

HIGHLIGHTS

1 night in Hotel with Continental Breakfast included!
Professional Tour Guide in English
Luxury Motor-Coach - Panoramic Views & Historic Monuments
Discover Washington and Philadelphia & Amish country

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Additional Description

1st Day: New York – Philadelphia – Lancaster Country - Washington DC

Onboard of Air conditioned Bus or Van and with the help of a professional tour guide that will be with you throughout the tour, you will leave New York in the early morning and head south passing the states of New Jersey and Pennsylvania to reach Philadelphia. Upon arrival,  you will embark on a panoramic tour that includes: Benjamin Franklin Parkway and Elfert Alley, the oldest inhabited street in America, and much more. You will arrive at the famous and historic Constitution Square where you will visit some of the oldest monuments in America including Constitution Hall and the famous Liberty Bell. Leaving Philadelphia you will pass by the famous “Rocky Steps”, the 72 stone steps before the entrance of the Philadelphia Museum of Art. You will leave Philadelphia and proceed towards Lancaster County home of the Amish people. You will start with a ride on an authentic Amish Buggy (the traditional Amish carriage) through the Amish farm country, and learn how this community still leaves without the use of modern technology such as electricity, running water, telephone service or general appliances. After the ride, you will visit the characteristic Amish marketplace where you can find extraordinary handmade arts crafts and typical products. In the late afternoon, we start to get to Washington DC.

Overnight: Fairfield Inn and Suites Alexandria.

2nd Day: Washington DC – New York

In the morning you will start with a visit to the Memorial dedicated to Thomas Jefferson, the area is known as the Tidal Basin, if you have the good fortune to do this tour during the spring you will be enchanted by cherry trees that surrounds it. Next we will visit the famous Arlington National Cemetery to assist at the changing of the guards and visit the Kennedy family gravesite.
The tour will continue to see Capitol Hill, the White House, the Mall, where all major museums are located, and where you will stop for a visit to the Air and Space Museum, you will then proceed towards the national monuments park and you will visit some of the most important memorials including the Lincoln Memorial, Washington Memorial, Martin Luther King and Korean War Memorial, and Vietnam Memorial. Late afternoon departure to New York for an early evening arrival.

Available: Wednesday and Saturday Year-round

Free Cancellation until 72 hours before your reservation starts.

Washington and Philly 


Inclusions

    • 2 days Excursion to Washington & Philadelphia
    • Professional Tour Guide in English
    • 1 night in Hotel, local tax and fees included
    • Continental Breakfast
    • City Tour of Philadelphia
    • City Tour of Washington DC
    • Amish Buggy Ride
    • Entrance to Arlington National Cemetery (U.S. ID or Passport required)

Exclusions

    • Food and Beverages
    • Hotel pickup and drop-off
    • Gratuities: Recommended $5 for the Guide and $5 for the Driver per person

Activity Schedule

Departure Point: 330W 42nd St. In front of Port Authority Bus Terminal 42nd St. (btw. 8th & 9th Ave.) New York, New York 10036
Departure Dates:  Wednesday and Saturday Year-round 
Schedule: Departure Time: 06:30am - Meeting Time: 06:15 am
Black-out Dates:

Additional Info & FAQ

  • The Tour is escorted by a professional Tour Guide; please note the Guide might narrate in more than one language (max 2)
  • No meals or beverages included unless explicitly stated otherwise.
  • Wheelchair accessible, please advise at time of booking if wheelchair assistance is required.
  • The hotels used on the tours could be in some instances changed, in this event the alternate hotel will be of equal or better quality.
  • Please note only 1 piece of Luggage per person is allowed + 1 small carry on
  • In case of special events, adverse weather conditions or circumstances beyond our control, some places mentioned in the tour description may change. 

Policy & Disclaimers

Inclusions: As outlined in the "Included in the Price"
Exclusions: Everything else not specifically outlined in the "Included in the Price"
Booking Fees: Please note all reservations are subject to a 2.5% booking fee - This 2.5% Booking Fee is applied to all sales and is never refundable.
Cancellation Policy: Please carefully review our Cancellation Policy
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How to
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Map & Directions

This tour conveniently departs from Midtown West in Manhattan by the Port Authority Bus Terminal on 42nd Street. You can easily reach the departure point by walking or utilizing public transportation. The closest Subway Stop is "42nd Street - Times Square" (1, 2, 3 red line + 7 purple line + A, C, E blue line + N, Q , R & W yellow line and S shuttle from/to Grand Central.)
The departure point is within walking distance from/to many hotels located around the Theater District, Midtown West and Hudson Yards. If you opt for a car service (i.e. Yellow Cab, Uber, Lyft etc.) the complete address is – 330 W 42nd Street New York, New York 10036.

Please note that once you have arrived by Port Authority, you will have to head to the south-side of 42nd Street (outside the bus terminal) between 8th Avenue and 9th Avenue towards the middle of the block. The buses will be lined up on the south-side of 42nd street. 
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Giuseppe M. | Google
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Excellent guide, excellent organisation, Irene always ready to respond, available in every topic with competence, you can feel the passion for her work. Her voice accompanied our tour, we will miss you!

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I am the owner of a Travel Agency. We are Italian in Erba, Eolo travel, I brought a small group and I entrusted myself to Tony. We received great service from start to finish. Punctuality and excellent guides.Thank you for the wonderful experience!!!

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Irene was a FANTASTIC tour guide! She was so knowledgeable about the area and was so patient with all our questions. We stopped to use the bathroom and we got coffee halfway through, she was so kind! It was a pleasure learning about Brooklyn from you!

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I’m the biggest fan of Fall activities, but haven’t had a chance to do anything beyond Apple Picking in NJ. I decided to take a last minute 2 day trip with a friend in Hudson Valley, but didn’t know where to start [...] Thankfully I was able to use New York Welcome to do the hard work for us [...]

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An extraordinary experience: I had the pleasure of having Irene as my guide for two days and thanks to the passion she puts into guiding you through the streets of NYC, the anecdotes, the trivia she lets you discover, and the facets she shows during the tour you can't help but fall even more in love with this wonderful city.

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[...] unique, very professional, courteous, friendly we can only write positive adjectives, you made us feel at home and have the desire to return. Super recommended. Erica, Marco, Annalisa and Giuseppe.

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The SATC walking tour is fabulous! Our tour guide was amazing. Friendly, helpful, accommodating and so knowledgeable about the city. It was essentially 2 tours in 1. SATC and visits to historical places in the city. I give this tour 5 stars and definitely recommend. Grab your walking shoes and schedule one today!

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Our family had a wonderful experience seeing Ellis Island and Liberty Island! Irene was very knowledgeable and engaging for our three children ages 5, 9, and 12. We will definitely book again with her [...]

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We did 2 tours together with our guide Irene in one day, Hoboken and the East side. What can I say, in addition to the wonderful places, she has made everything more magical [...]

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