Day 1 Montreal – Philadelphia – Depart from Montreal at 6:00 am (except during holidays or busy season). After a delicious lunch, in the afternoon we arrive in Philadelphia, the birthplace of the Unites States. It is the fifth largest city in the States as well as the second most important on the East Coast. This city played an instrumental role in the American Revolution as a meeting place for the Founding Fathers of the United States, who signed the Declaration of Independence in 1776. We will embark on a special sightseeing bus to take a city tour of Philadelphia, one of the North American cities notable for its rich history, on display at the Liberty Bell, Independence Hall, and other American Revolutionary sites. We will head to our hotel at around 8:00 pm. Hotel: Ramada, Days Inn, Best Western or similar.
Day 2 Philadelphia – Washington – After breakfast, we leave for Washington DC, the political and historical center of the United States. Upon arrival, we will visit the Smithsonian Institution, the world’s largest museum, education, and research complex, with 19 museums and the National Zoo. We will visit the Washington Monument, the Lincoln Memorial, the Vietnam Veterans Memorial, the Korean War Veterans Memorial, and so on. Then we will visit the White House (exterior only), the official residence and office of President of the United States. We also have a chance to take the Washington DC cruise for a ride on the most important canal in Central America ‘East Potomac River’. You can have a beautiful view on both sides of the river to admire the charming town, with views of the Jefferson and Washington memorials in the backdrop. The views will be unforgettable, so don’t forget to bring your camera. Afterward, we will go to the hotel in Washington DC in the evening. Hotel: Ramada, Days Inn, Best Western or similar.
Day 3 Washington DC – New York – After breakfast, we will drive to New York and take a cruise to admire the Statue of Liberty. “The Statue of Liberty Enlightening the World” was a gift symbolizing friendship from the people of France to the United States and is recognized as a universal symbol of freedom and democracy. The Statue of Liberty was dedicated on October 28, 1886. Then we will go to the Intrepid Sea-Air-Space Museum, where we will have a chance to discover the famous Air-craft Carrier: USS Intrepid and lots of air crafts. The Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum is a military and maritime history museum with a collection of museum ships in New York City. Finally, we will visit Madame Tussauds-WAX or Ripley’s Believe It or Not in Times Square, where lots of illuminated billboards are glowing. We may have some free time in Times Square or go shopping on Fifth Avenue, it is considered one of the most expensive and elegant streets in the world. Last, we will head to our hotel at around 8:00 pm. Hotel: Ramada, Days Inn, Best Western or similar.
Day 4 New York- Montreal – After breakfast, we will head back to New York City. You have some time to sightsee, shop or relax and have some delicious treats. At around noon, we will head back to Montreal. We will do some Duty-Free shopping before passing the border. We will arrive in Montreal at around 8:30 pm.
English/French Speaking Guide, transportation by bus, 3 nights Hotel, Taxes, 2 simple breakfasts, the client’s contribution to the Indemnity Fund amounting to $1.00 per $1,000 of travel services purchased
* Service charge for Driver & guide: adults US$28, Children (0-12 years) US$20 (Service charge is payable by the number of the people you booked no matter how many show up)
* Entrance fees:
– Philadelphia city tour: adult US$28, Child US$13 (4-12)
– Washington DC Cruise: adult US$28, Child US$18 (2-11)
– Ripley’s Believe It or Not: adult US$31, Child US$22 (4-12)
– Mdm. Tussauds: adult US$32, Child US$29 (4-12)
– Intrepid Museum: adult US$32, Children (3-11) US$25
– Liberty Cruise: adult US$29, Child US$20 (3-12)
* Travel insurance
A valid passport (it must be valid for 6 months after the day coming back from the trip) is required to pass U.S. Customs. A valid U.S. visa is also required for citizens of countries that are not in the U.S. Visa Waiver Program. We do not endorse any considerable delays at customs because of personal mistakes made by travelers in the group. Therefore, the traveler will be obliged to leave the group from the U.S. border and need to pay the return fee on their own.
Admission tickets bought through sellers other than Sinorama (e.g. City Pass) are not applicable to Sinorama.
Departure Point: 1166 Saint-Catherine St W Montreal (Green Line Metro Peel Exit St-Catherine or Orange Line Metro station Lucien-L’Allier)
Departure time: 6:00 A.M. (long weekend 4:00 A.M.)
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