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9 Day Washington, New York and Boston by Rail

Likely to be on your bucket list is a visit to one of the world's busiest cities, New York. On this 9 day Washington and New York and Boston by Rail package you get to do just that by spending 4 nights' stay in New York en route to Boston.

Your journey begins in America’s ultimate hometown, Washington DC. The city offers you iconic monuments and memorials, world-class museums, unique neighbourhoods and endless performing arts options. Your 2 night stay gives you sufficient time to explore an inspiring mix of fun attractions and national treasures.

Welcome to New York, "The City That Never Sleeps’’. With its symbolic landmarks, fantastic shopping, Broadway shows and dazzling nightlife, there is so much to see and do here. Why not enjoy the spectacular skyline view from the deck of the Manhattan cruise boats or catch an amazing bird’s eye view from a helicopter. For the food lovers discover the amazing past and present of food along the city’s waterfront.

Your final stop brings you to Boston, a city best explored on foot, where you can explore the historic Freedom Trail and complete your holiday finale with the Boston Whale Watching Cruise.

Our 9 day Washington and New York and Boston by Rail package is inclusive of flights, rail tickets with Amtrak & centrally situated 3* / 4*  hotel accommodation.

Experiences not to be missed!

  • Hop on the 'Old Town Trolley Tour' and discover the iconic sights of Washington.
  • Traveling with children? Then the pay a visit at the International Spy Museum in Washington, which covers the largest collection of espionage artefacts and learn about the history of spying through its various interactive displays.
  • Watch a show in Broadway, a fun-filled activity for the whole family in New York
  • Visit Rockefeller Centre and enjoy amazing views over New York City.
  • Walk into history on the 4 kilometers Freedom Trail, Downtown Boston, connecting various historic sights of importance, which finally lead to the great American Revolution.
  • Looking for a break from all the sightseeing? Then Boston's Public Garden is the perfect place to unwind. Take a stroll through the oldest botanical garden in the US, go on a relaxing swan boat ride in the lagoon to enjoying a picnic.

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Summary

No meals included

9 days / 8 Nights
Rail Travel

United States of America

Itinerary

Day 1: Arrival in Washington D.C
Upon arrival, transfer to your hotel. The rest of the day is at leisure. Overnight in Washington.

Day 2: Washington D.C
Spend the day at leisure or opt for the "Old Town Trolley Tour" by purchasing a voucher through us. Depending on the ticket you purchased, enjoy a day or two's hop on-hop off sightseeing experience and discover some of the best sights and iconic landmarks of this capitol. This tour takes you round all major attractions such as: The White House, the Lincoln and Washington Memorials, Georgetown and The Smithsonian Institutes. Overnight in Washington D.C.

Day 3: Washington to New York
Departure to New York with AMTRAK from Union Station in Washington DC to Penn Station in New York City. Transfer from Penn Station to your hotel on your own. The rest of the day is at leisure. Overnight in New York.

Day 4 to 6: New York
Enjoy the day at your leisure. To make the most of your visit you may optionally purchase a two day “New York Pass” which allows you free access to 80+ New York attractions. These attractions include the Empire State Building observation deck, the Statue of Liberty ferry and the Circle Line Cruise, which takes you around the perimeter of New York where you will get to see the city from a different perspective.

On Day 5, you may like to book additional tours that are covered by the “New York Pass” such as the Food on Foot Tours, a tour on which you sample food as you walk, New York Skyride, a visual roller coaster ride that sends you soaring through the streets of New York, and Madame Tussauds.

Day 6 is your last day in New York, wander around the city and explore Central Park, Times Square, and the Chrysler Building, do some shopping and get your fill of delicious street food. Overnights in New York.

Day 7: New York to Boston
Departure to Boston with AMTRAK from Penn Station in New York to South Train Station in Boston. Transfer from South Train Station to your hotel on your own. The rest of the day is at leisure. Overnight in Boston.

Day 8: Boston
Enjoy another full day in Boston with all its attraction. Many can easily be explored by foot. Notable sights include Boston Common. See the old town of Boston, Beacon, Boston Tea Party, the Old North Church, Bunker Hill Monument and visit the famous Harvard University in Cambridge across the Charles Rivers. Spend some time walking on the Freedom Trail with the most important historic monuments of the city that includes Boston Tea Party, Faneuil Hall, Paul Revere House, Old State House and Copley Square with Trinity Church. While in Boston, we recommend a whale watch cruise on a high-speed catamaran (Apr - Oct) or a visit to the New England Aquarium. Overnight in Boston.

Day 9: Departure
Your journey comes to an end. An airport transfer is included, which will take you to the airport for your return flight.

Rates quoted per person sharing

9 Day Washington, New York and Boston by Rail

*Fly-in package from South Africa
*Rail tickets
*Centrally located hotels

IN ZAR Ex JNB
Sep'19 From R32,350 pp
Oct'19 From R33,673 pp
Nov'19 From R27,646 pp
Dec'19 From R29,009 pp
Jan'20 From R24,805 pp
Feb'20 From R24,213 pp
Mar'20 From R28,505 pp
Apr'20 From R31,926 pp

Package rates includes:

  • Return economy class airfares from South Africa to Washington, DC // Boston
  • Airport taxes
  • 2 Nights’ accommodation in Washington at 3* Holiday Inn Washington-Capitol
  • 4 Nights’ accommodation in New York at 4* Row Nyc
  • 2 Nights’ accommodation in Boston at 3* Holiday Inn Boston Bunker Hill Area
  • 2nd Class train ticket from Washington - New York - Boston on services of Northeast Regional
  • Airport transfers from Dulles International Airport - Washington hotel // Boston hotel - Boston Logan International Airport

Package rates excludes:

  • All Meals
  • Hotel to / from rail station transfers in Washington / New York / Boston
  • Excursions / activities
  • Travel Insurance (compulsory)
  • Items of Personal Nature

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