10-Day Washington D.C., US Capitol, Watkins Glen, Niagara Falls, Shenandoah, Great Smoky Mountains Tour from Washington D.C.

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Highlights

  • One night stay in scenic hotel, One full day visiting of Niagara Falls
  • Visit the capital Washington D.C. for 2-Days, enter US Capitol and Library of Congress,
    Arlington Cemetery, George Washington’s House-- Mount Vernon
  • The biggest private estate in North America-Biltmore Estate
  • The most visited national park in the United States-Great Smoky Mountains National Park
  • The largest Forest Park in the East Coast-Shenandoah National Park, Natural Bridge, which was President’s resort

Itinerary
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Day Itinerary Attractions Note
Day 1 Home→Washington, D.C. The Pentagon / Lincoln Memorial / Washington Monument / Washington DC
Day 2 Washington D.C.→Watkins Glen State Park Watkins Glen State Park / Rainbow Falls
  • We charge $10/person for state park admission and bus parking.
  • In case of rainy weather, we reserve the right to change the itinerary to Corning Glass considering safety issues.
Day 3 Full day in Niagara Falls Niagara Falls / Niagara IMAX Legend Film / American Falls / Horseshoe Falls / Bridalveil Falls / Lake Ontario
Day 4 Hershey’s Chocolate World→Washington D.C. Hersheys Chocolate World / Washington DC
Day 5 Washington D.C. City Tour Library Of Congress / Lincoln Memorial / Washington Monument / Vietnam Veterans Memorial / Korean War Veterans Memorial / Smithsonian Museums / White House / US Capitol / National World War II Monument
Day 6 Washington D.C. The Pentagon / Arilington National Cemetery / International Spy Museum
Day 7 Luray Caverns →Natural Bridege Natural Bridge / Shenandoah National Park
Day 8 Biltmore Estate→Smoky Mountains/Blue Ridge Mountains Great Smoky Mountains National Park
Day 9 Natural Bridge→Washington D.C.
Day 10 Outlets→Home
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D1
Day 1 Home→Washington, D.C.

  • Meet Point

    Please see detailed pickup and starting point information

  • Attractions
    The Pentagon
    Lincoln Memorial
    Washington Monument
    Washington DC
  • Accommodation

    Holiday Inn Washington-Dulles Intl Airport, Holiday Inn Gaithersburg, Comfort inn College park, Metro point or similar

  • Description

    Our professional tour guide will meet guests at the passenger waiting area of the Baggage Claim. Complimentary pick-up service of Dulles airport (IAD) and Reagan National Airport (DCA) are available 9:00AM-10:00PM. Guests might need to wait for other passengers. In addition, an optional night tour is available with at least 4 enrolled
    guests of arrival before 5:00PM ($25/person).

    *Washington Night Tour:
    When the night falls, Washington turns into a different city. See all the major sights and
    monuments of Washington DC lit up for the night on this comprehensive tour of the nation’s capital. With enjoyment of the tranquility, our tour will include the Air Force Memorial where you can easily overlook the Pentagon and the skyline of the capitol city, the waterside of Reflecting Pool where you can look up at the gorgeous U.S. Capitol building and National Mall (also known as Capitol Hill), the columned rotunda of Jefferson Memorial and the WWII Memorial where you can also oversee the grand Lincoln Memorial.

D2
Day 2 Washington D.C.→Watkins Glen State Park

  • Meet Point

    Assemble at a designated place

  • Attractions
    Watkins Glen State Park
    Rainbow Falls
  • Accommodation

    Comfort inn/Days inn/Holiday inn Batavia or similar

  • Description

    We will head north to Watkins Glen State Park (120 Minutes) in the Finger Lakes region of New York State. Watkins Glen State Park - is the most famous of the Finger Lakes State Parks. Within two miles, the glen's stream descends 400 feet past 200-foot cliffs, generating more than 20 waterfalls along its course. The Gorge trail winds over and under waterfalls and through the spray of Cavern Cascade. It’s a perfect park for photography!

  • Things to Know
    • We charge $10/person for state park admission and bus parking.
    • In case of rainy weather, we reserve the right to change the itinerary to Corning Glass considering safety issues.

D3
Day 3 Full day in Niagara Falls

  • Meet Point

    Assemble at a designated place

  • Attractions
    Niagara Falls
    Niagara IMAX Legend Film
    American Falls
    Horseshoe Falls
    Bridalveil Falls
    Lake Ontario
  • Accommodation

    Quality Inn & Suites at the Falls/Days Inn at the Falls/Holiday Inn at Niagara Falls or similar

  • Description

    Driving along with the Erie Canal with crossing over upstate of New York, we will be heading to the magnificent Niagara Falls. In Niagara Falls, guests will be amazed by the deafening roar of the American Fall, the Horseshoe Fall and the Bridal Veil Fall! Go face-to- face with the pounding waters of Niagara Falls and get soaked with the mist from the thundering water when you are strolling in the State Park. Here, we will continue our tour in Niagara Falls by the famous Maid of the Mist boat ride (Winter Closed) which takes passengers as close to the falls as possible. Absolutely, you won’t miss the Niagara: Legends of Adventure, a dramatic 45-minute IMAX film on the new 45ft25ft screen, to discover the history and culture of the Niagara Falls. In the afternoon, you can choose either: A. to stay in the Falls Park for self-exploration till returning the hotel, or, B. to take Niagara Falls In-depth Tour (Tour fee: $25/person, including $13 of the admission ticket; 120 minutes). This interesting and exciting tour includes two popular attractions: the magnificent natural wonder - Niagara Whirlpool State Park and the U.S. historic landmark - Old Fort Niagara. The Niagara Whirlpool’s greatest depth is 125 feet. It is estimated the whirlpool formed approximately 4,200 years ago by the upstream erosion of the Niagara escarpment by Niagara River. Old Fort Niagara is a rich historic landmark; it spans more than 300 years. Its commanding presence on the great lake caused it to play a critical role in the French and Indian War, the American Revolution and the War of 1812. The gorgeous Lake Ontario lies behind the Fort.
At night, guests can choose to stay at the state park fornight viewor try your luck in the casino.

D4
Day 4 Hershey’s Chocolate World→Washington D.C.

  • Meet Point

    Assemble at a designated place

  • Attractions
    Hersheys Chocolate World
    Washington DC
  • Accommodation

    Holiday Inn Washington-Dulles Intl Airport, Holiday Inn Gaithersburg, Comfort inn College park, Metro point or similar

  • Description

    We will travel to the North America's largest chocolate manufacturer - Hershey’s Chocolate World (90 minutes). Here, you can take a small train to explore the whole process of chocolate making, and in the end you will have the chance to taste a piece of hot and fresh chocolate. Hershey’s Chocolate World offers the sweetest adventures for everyone: no matter chocolate lovers or fun seekers, shopping-maniacs or history buffs. You also have a chance to pick your favorable flavor to make your own chocolate bar.

D5
Day 5 Washington D.C. City Tour

  • Meet Point

    Assemble at a designated place

  • Attractions
    Library Of Congress
    Lincoln Memorial
    Washington Monument
    Vietnam Veterans Memorial
    Korean War Veterans Memorial
    Smithsonian Museums
    White House
    US Capitol
    National World War II Monument
  • Accommodation

    Holiday Inn Washington-Dulles Intl Airport, Holiday Inn Gaithersburg, Comfort inn College park, Metro point or similar

  • Description

    We will begin our day with visiting inside of the U.S. Capitol (90 minutes), the home for the US Congress. The U.S. Capitol was established at 1793, it has become the symbol of American people and government. We will also visit the Library of Congress (30 minutes) in the U.S. Capitol; it has served the United States congress for more than 200 years.

    We will visit the Lincoln Memorial. (30 minutes) this grand monument overlooks the Reflecting Pool, the Washington Monument and the U.S. Capitol. Inside, the 19-foot marble statue of the 16th president is flanked by inscriptions of his Second Inaugural Address and the famous Gettysburg Address. Our tour will also stop at the Vietnam Veterans Memorial (15 minutes) and the Korean War Memorial (15 minutes) The two monuments honor members of the U.S. armed forces who fought in the wars.

    In the Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum (90 minutes), we will take a glance at the human aviation and space heritage as well as have a vision of space travel in the future through thousands of objects on display, including the 1903 Wright Flyer, Charles Lindbergh's Spirit of St. Louis, the Apollo 11 Command Module Columbia, and a lunar rock you can touch. Furthermore, we can take photos with backdrops of the White House (20 minutes) and the U.S. Capitol due to the visit limitation for the public. You surely don’t want to miss the opportunity to take our exclusive DC Cruise (60 minutes) for sightseeing of the town along the Potomac River. Along the way of our tour, you will also see and pass by the Thomas Jefferson Memorial, WWII Memorial and more.

D6
Day 6 Washington D.C.

  • Meet Point

    Assemble at a designated place

  • Attractions
    The Pentagon
    Arilington National Cemetery
    International Spy Museum
  • Accommodation

    Holiday Inn Washington-Dulles Intl Airport, Holiday Inn Gaithersburg, Comfort inn College park, Metro point or similar

  • Description

    In the morning we will go to Virginia to see the Pentagon, the U.S. Department of Defense, from outside. In front of the Pentagon, it’s the National 911 Pentagon Memorial (15minutes). After that, we will head to George Washington’s Mount Vernon (120 minutes). After the death of his older half-brother, Lawrence, in 1752, George Washington took up residence at the house that his father, Augustine Washington, had built in 1735. Here, he was notified of becoming the first President at the age of 57. The interiors have been meticulously restored to their appearance in 1799.

    The next stop will be the Arlington Cemetery (120 minutes) where about three hundred thousand military rest in peace. Famous General Robert E. Lee’s home is located at a prominent hill nearby. It’s a Greek revival style mansion, formerly named the Curtis-Lee Mansion. At Tomb of the Unknown Soldier, we have the chance to observe the guard changing ritual. Tomb of the Unknown Soldier is the only guarded place, guards changing every one hour (every half hour during March 15 to September).

    In the afternoon, we will go to the International Spy Museum (60 minutes), which is the only museum that only exhibits spy related contents. It shows a large amount of Spy equipment collected from all over the world. Moreover, there is a James Bond series movie exhibition in the museum. Visitors will find the history of the series movie, and excellent Spy equipment of James Bond, even including the classical Bond vehicles: a Jaguar and an Aston Martin.

D7
Day 7 Luray Caverns →Natural Bridege

  • Meet Point

    Assemble at a designated place

  • Attractions
    Natural Bridge
    Shenandoah National Park
  • Accommodation

    Comfort inn/Days inn/Holiday inn Johnson City TN or similar

  • Description

    We will depart in the morning for Virginia. Upon our arrival in this scenic state, we will head to Virginia's beautiful Shenandoah Valley to visit Luray Caverns (120 minutes), which perhaps are best known caverns for the Great Stalactite Organ. The Great Stalactite Organ is the world's largest musical instrument. It literally makes stalactites sing by gently tapping them throughout three acres of the caverns. It's a musical masterpiece that can't be found anywhere else in the world. In the afternoon we will enter the Shenandoah national park to take the beautiful skyline drive (120minutes).

    On the winding drive way on the mountains we will stop at the overlooks to observe the beautiful Shenandoah valleys. We will also take an easy walk on one of the trails among the mountains. A wonderful scenic tour is a must-do in the state of Virginia.

D8
Day 8 Biltmore Estate→Smoky Mountains/Blue Ridge Mountains

  • Meet Point

    Assemble at a designated place

  • Attractions
    Great Smoky Mountains National Park
  • Accommodation

    Comfort inn/La Quinta inn Pigeon Forge TN or similar

  • Description

    We arrive early in the morning at Biltmore Estate (180 minutes) in North Carolina, a French Renaissance-style house which was built by George Vanderbilt II. The estate covers 8,000 acres to be considered as the largest private home and a symbol of the American Gilded Age (1870s-1900). Driving through the lush green ground, you will be amazed by the beauty of the breathtaking trees in America’s first managed forest, as well as the vineyards and farms raising livestock or tending crops. Biltmore’s landscape is like a wonderland to make you leave the hustle and bustles behind. Standing on the promenade, you can overlook the Great Smoky Mountains National Park not far from Biltmore Garden. Moreover, you can stroll around the manicured Italian Garden. With a slightest tipsy feeling, we will continue to Tennessee with a trip to the Great Smoky Mountains where we will learn more about the music heritage of Tennessee.

    We will drive through theGreat Smoky Mountains. This 522,000-acre national park straddles the border of North Carolina and Tennessee. It’s a most-visited national park in the United States and a UNESCO World Heritage site, which is renowned for its diversity of plant and animal life and natural beauty of landscapes. Open areas in the park offer some best opportunities to see wildlife, for example black bear, elk, white-tail deer, as well as over 1,500 kinds of wildflowers. Step onto a tramway and enjoy the scenery up to the hill. We will drive to the highest point in The Great Smoky Mountains, at 6,643feet, Clingmans Dome (60 minutes). It is the highest point in Tennessee, and the third highest mountain east of the Mississippi. Walking along the Clingmans Dome trail, feels like walk into the cloud, at the observation tower on the summit offers spectacular 360 views of the Smokies. After that, we will reach the Newfound Gap (20 minutes) we can enjoy the beautiful scene of the great mountains located right at the border between Tennessee and North Carolina.

    Tennessee's most famous family resort, where visitors can participate in a western horse dinner show (at your own expense) - Dixie Stampede (90 minutes). Dine in a dinner theatre where you can watch a brilliant show with 32 horses and a cast of top-notch riders plus a mouth-watering four-course feast complete with a delicious dessert! They will thrill you with daring feats of trick riding and competition, pitting North against South in a friendly and fun rivalry. You will also enjoy music, dancing, special effects and family friendly comedy along the way. After dinner we will check in the hotel.

D9
Day 9 Natural Bridge→Washington D.C.

  • Meet Point

    Assemble at a designated place

  • Accommodation

    Holiday Inn Washington-Dulles Intl Airport, Holiday Inn Gaithersburg, Comfort inn College park, Metro point or similar

  • Description

    In the afternoon, we will reach the Natural Bridge (60 minutes)- referenced in "Moby Dick" and called by Thomas Jefferson “the most sublime of nature's works”. The rock arch has a 90-foot span. Virginia's Natural Bridge (located in an eponymous town) has been fascinating travelers for hundreds of years.

D10
Day 10 Outlets→Home

  • Meet Point

    Assemble at a designated place

  • Description

    The last day we will go to the Leesburg Premium Outlets, with 25% -70% lower than the market price of brand-name merchandise here. Leesburg Corner Premium Outlets is located 35 miles from Washington, D.C., has more than 110 designers and name-brand outlet stores including Burberry, TUMI, Bose, Eddie Baue, Ann Taylor, Banana Republic, Calvin Klein, Reebok, Osh Kosh and etc. Guests will have a plenty of time for shopping and buy gifts for your family and friends.

    Upon the tour completion, we will offer free airport drop-off service at two times. Guests can choose either one according to your flight’s departure time:
    - 14:00 for IAD airport (Please book flights after 16:00.)
    - 16:00 for IAD, DCA airports (Please book flights after 19:00.)

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Departure & Return

Pickup Locations
LocationTimeAddressNote
IAD airport09:00-22:00One Aviation Circle, Washington, DC 20001-6000Outside the free pickup time,paid pickup service will charge $126(1-2 person), with $11 for each additional person
DCA airport09:00-22:002401 S Smith Blvd, Arlington, VA 22202Outside the free pickup time,paid pickup service will charge $126(1-2 person), with $11 for each additional person
BWI airportNo free pick up7062 Elm Road Baltimore, Maryland 21240, United Statespaid pickup service will charge $211(1-2 person), with $11 for each additional person
hotel self check in
Dropoff Locations
LocationTimeAddress
IAD/DCAOnly available on the tour end dayFree drop off: Flight departure after 19:00
IADOnly available on the tour end dayFree drop off: Flight departure after 16:00

Includes & Excludes

Includes
  • Chinese and English speaking tour guide
  • Transportation via deluxe air-conditioned vehicle
  • 9 night Hotel Accommodaiton
Excludes
  • Food and drink
  • Any private costs (such as hotel telephone charges, laundry etc.)
  • Service fee ($10 per person per day)
  • International Spy Museum: Adult $21.95, Senior (age 65 and above) $15.95, Child (age 7-11) $14.75
  • Washington, DC Cruise: Adult $26, Senior (age 65 and above) $23, Child (age 3-12) $18
  • Mount Vernon: Adult $20, Senior (age 62 and above) $19, Child (age 6-11) $10
  • Corning Glass Museum: Adult $19.50, Senior (age 55 and above) $16.60, (age 17 and below) free
  • Maid of The Mist: Adult $19.25, Senior (age 65 and above) $19.25, Child (age 6-12) $11.65
  • IMAX Movie: Adult $12, Senior (age 65 and above) $12, Child (age 3-12) $8
  • In-Depth Niagara Tour: Adult $25, Senior (age 65 and above) $22, Child (age 3-12) $15
  • Dixie Stampede Dinner Show: Adult $67, Senior (age 65 and above) $67, Child (age 3-12) $41.5
  • Make your own Hershey's chocolate bar: Adult $19.95, Senior (age 65 and above) $19.95, Child (age 3-12) $19.95
  • Watkins Glen State Park: Adult $10, Senior (age 65 and above) $10, Child (age 3-12) $8
  • Cave of the Winds: Adult $19, Senior (age 65 and above) $19, Child (age 6-12) $16
  • Luray Caverns: Adult $28, Senior (age 65 and above) $25, Child (age 3-12) $15
  • Skyline Drive National Park (must pay): Adult $15, Senior (age 65 and above) $15, Child (age 3-12) $10
  • Natural Bridge State Park: Adult $8, Senior (age 65 and above) $8, Child (age 6-12) $6
  • DC Night Tour : Adult $25, Senior (age 65 and above) $25, Child (age 3-12) $15

Attention
The above out-of-pocket project price is for reference only. Admission prices in Optional Activities section may not be up-to-date, and the price is subject to your guide.

Attentions

  • Price and schedule are subject to seasonal change without notice
  • Itinerary will be subject to traffic and weather. The sequence of the attractions might be changed according to actual and practical situation for better service
  • 3rd person, 4th person or child must share with the 1st & 2nd travelers in the same room (2 double beds). Extra beds, extra items and services (such as extra toiletries and towels) will not be provided
  • The beds size for majority hotel is 137*190
  • For Miami, Seattle tours, child safety seats are mandatory for children under 8 yrs old. If guests need to rent one,please contact our staff
  • Please bring valid ID with you during the trip
  • Smoking in all hotel rooms is prohibited, there may or may not be a designated area depending on the hotel. Please ask the front desk for further information. Any violations are fined $200~$800
  • Hotel check in time is after 15:00, for guests need self check in, please contact us in advance for confirmation number
  • This tour does not accept any City Pass or your own tickets for the attraction. Guests need to purchase admission tickets from tour guides
  • Cancellation of free-fare passenger must be made at least 7 days before departure. No-show or late cancellation incurs an penalty fee(1 person's rate) for the reserved bus seat
  • In winter, tours visit Quebec will change the itinerary , The itinerary will not include Quebec for weather consideration and there’s no substitution
  • Itineraries are subject to change due to 2018 update, final itineraries please check the confirmation voucher
  • USA East/USA and Canada, children over 2 years of age must occupy a seat, under 2 years old can be held by adults, not occupying children without paying service fees
  • One free airport pickup service for each room
  • If your flight have any change or delay, please contact us immediately for some possible rearrangement. local operator company hold no responsibility for any losses cause by above reason

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We do not recommend baby under two years old, people over seventy years old, pregnant woman, people in a low state of health to participate the tour. Our tour guide are not trained or licensed to work in specific scenarios and you need to independently bear risks and obligations on your own. Please take care of your personal belongings during the tour. Wannar assumes no responsibility for any loss or damages of your personal belongings.

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In case of any possible delays, please contact tour operator or Wannar immediately. We will cooperate with different parties to catch you up with the tour. You may need to pay the transportation expense to the next meet point. No part or full refund/compensation will be offered for unnoticed delays or no show.

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Cancellation
Cancellation Period Service Charge
7 days prior to tour departure dateNon-refundable
8 - 14 days prior to tour departure date50% of tour cost paid will be refunded
15 - 29 days prior to tour departure date75% of tour cost paid will be refunded
30 or more days prior to tour departure date90% of tour cost paid will be refunded
  • Cancel the entire order.
  • Reschedule tour departure date. Subject to availability of seats, modification service fee will be applicable over & above the cancellation charges. This request will not be accepted if the tour start date is less than 7 days from the date of change request being made.
  • Change to a different tour. Possible only 31 days prior to the tour departure date. Modification service fee will be applicable over & above the cancellation charges applicable.
  • Reduce the number of travelers.
Modification
  • $25 modification service fee will apply each time you modify the order. No modification request will be accepted 7 days period before the tour departure date.
  • Acceptable modification includes changing pickup location, adding more number of travelers (subject to availability of seats), changing contact information and/or flight information.
  • Except $25 modification fee, cancellation rules apply to the price difference when the total tour cost is reduced after modification.

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