5 Day Tour Depart from Houston

Description

Overview

Tour code: APH5

Days: 5

Description: Houston, Dallas, Austin, San Antonio

Quality: ★★

 

Itinerary

Day 1 Hometown – Houston

The first day itinerary is for your reference only; the schedule is subject to change upon your arrival.

Thanks for choosing your vacation with us! Please choose IAH (George Bush Intercontinental Airport) when you book your flight. Our professional tour guide will meet guests at the baggage claim area for the domestic flight, or at the Passenger Waiting Area for the international flight. Hotel check-in time would be after 3pm, guests arrive before 3pm may secure their luggage to the front desk. You may rest in the lobby or shopping around mall or stores nearby. Our tour guides will have the room keys, terms and conditions for the tour, breakfast voucher (if needed) ready for you.

Hotel: Crowne Plaza Near Sugar Land or equivalent

Day 2 Houston-Dallas

Enjoy your breakfast before we start the tour!

We will go for the Houston Museum of Natural Science. The museum complex consists of a central facility with four floors of natural science halls and exhibits, the Burke Baker Planetarium, the Cockrell Butterfly Center, and the Wortham Giant Screen Theatre. We can’t miss The Morian Hall of Paleontology, which is packed with prehistoric beasts, and does not have the same stagnant displays of ancient skeletons standing in a row that many visitors are accustomed to seeing.

Also, we will visit the Rice University, a private research university established in 1912. Rice is generally considered the top university and the most selective institute of higher education in the state of Texas. We will have a chance to see the “Willy’s statue,” the memorial to university founder William Marsh Rice, as well as James Turrell’s “Twilight Epiphany” Skyspace.

Furthermore, we will stop by Toyota Center, an indoor arena famous of the Houston Rockets.

We will pass by Hermann Park, Houston Zoo, visit Houston Police Officer’s Memorial for the skyline of Houston. By the end of the tour, we will head to Dallas.

Hotel: Holiday Inn Garland or equivalent

Day 3 Dallas-Fort Worth

Enjoy your breakfast before we start the tour!

We will follow the path of history to George W Bush Presidential Library. The mission of the George Bush Presidential Library and Museum is to preserve and make available for research the official records, personal papers, and artifacts of President George H.W. Bush, to support democracy, promote civic education, and increase historical understanding of U.S. national experience through the life and times of George Bush.

Then we will head to Fort Worth, visit The Historic Stockyard. Once home to cowboys, cattlemen and outlaws, today the Stockyards National Historic District is one of the most popular attractions in Texas. Day and night, visitors come to the Stockyards to get a taste of the true American West. Our guide will arrange a free time for guests to walk around.

After lunch, we will go for the Sixth Floor Museum at Dealey Plaza. The museum examines the life, times, death, and legacy of President John F. Kennedy, and is located at the very spot from which Lee Harvey Oswald, according to four government investigations, shot and killed the President on November 22, 1963.

Furthermore, the Dallas World Aquarium is a must-see! By stepping in you will see the artificial reproduction of the Orinoco Rainforest. The rainforest is an aviary, with birds such as scarlet ibis and toucans flying freely. While winding their way through the rainforest, visitors see the only public display of three-toed sloths and Antillean manatees in the United States, plus animals such as electric eels, caecilians, tamarins, poison dart frogs, Orinoco crocodiles, and vampire bats.

Besides, we will get to the Arts District which is a performing and visual arts district in Downtown Dallas.

The last but not the least, you don’t want to miss the opportunity to step up to the most recognizable landmark in Dallas: Reunion Tower. You will enjoy the city view on the observation deck.

Along the way, you will see and pass by the Giant Eyeball, Pioneer Plaza. AA Center of “Mavericks”.

Hotel: Holiday Inn Garland or equivalent

Day 4 Austin-San Antonio (Night Tour)

Enjoy your breakfast before we start the tour!

We will arrive at the Capital city of Texas: Austin. Guests will have a chance to go inside for the State Capitol which was completed in 1888 in Downtown Austin, contains the offices and chambers of the Texas Legislature and the Office of the Governor. Our tour guides will take you for an exclusive tour to see the Senate and House chamber, Governor’s public reception room, State Capitol library etc. (If the capitol is closed on the day we visit, we will see the outside view of capitol)

Next, we will visit University of Texas at Austin, one of the best public research universities in US. Our tour in campus will lead you to see the fountain, statues and UT Tower.

After we pass by Hope Outdoor Gallery, we will head to San Antonio. On the way to our hotel, we will make one stop to fulfill travel needs, the supermarket! After stopping at the supermarket, we will head directly to our hotel.

At night, you may choose to join our Night Tour in San Antonio after you take a rest ($35/person, including $10 admission of Riverwalk Cruise). We will take you to see the tower of Friendship, tower of Americas, the river walk cruise for night view, and the amazing lighting show you don’t want to miss out.

Hotel: Best Western Plus Fiesta San Antonio or equivalent

Day 5 San Antonio-Houston

Enjoy your breakfast before we start the tour!

In the morning, we will go to the Alamo Mission. The Battle of the Alamo was a pivotal event in the Texas Revolution. Following a 13-day siege, Mexican troops under President General Antonio López de Santa Anna launched an assault on the Alamo Mission, killing all of the Texan defender. For Texans, the Battle of the Alamo became an enduring symbol of their heroic resistance to oppression and their struggle for independence, which they won later that year.

And then we will take you to the River Walk, lined by bars, shops, restaurants, nature, and public art, an important part of the city’s urban fabric and a tourist attraction in its own right.

After we pass by AT&T Center of “Spurs”, we will head to George Ranch Historic Park in Houston. The George Ranch Historical Park’s history follows family lines beginning in 1824 and spans more than 100 years. Visiting the 1830s farm, Cattle Demonstrations which Cowboys herd, sort and rope cattle every day to administer medicines and to prepare them for market.

After George Ranch Park, we will head back to Houston for drop off, please choose flight leave from IAH after 8:00PM.

 

Pricing

Departure Day: Thursday, Saturday

Price List: Standard price per person is based on double-bed room.

1st   & 2nd   Person 3rd   & 4th   Person Single
$588/person $370/person $823/person

Itinerary Highlights:

  • In-Depth sightseeing within most of attractions
  • Hotel breakfast included every day, enjoy the breakfast before we start!
  • Learn the spirit of “Cowboy culture”
  • Visit Rice University, University of Texas at Austin

Visiting: Houston, Dallas, Fort Worth, Austin, San Antonio

Airport Pick-up Information:

  • Complimentary airport picks up at IAH airport from 9:00AM to 10:00PM (suggested flights landing before 9:00PM to avoid extra charge). Service fee for complimentary airport pick up is $8/person)
  • Paid 24-hour pick-up is also available for $100 per first two persons with $10 for each additional person.
  • For customers need to gather at airports by themselves: If the customer is not able to arrive on time, please contact us or your agent 1-day prior to the departure day. For the customers who show up at another time, you need to wait for the next shuttle with customers arriving by nearest flight.

Airport Drop-off information:

Starting Day:

Airport Pick-up

Airport Drop-off Information End Day
Thursday, Saturday Flight departure after 20:00 at IAH airport Monday, Wednesday

 

Terms and Conditions

Scenic Spots Notes:

  1. 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.
  2. In case of attraction closures (due to holidays or construction, etc.), tour guide may make some necessary changes to the itinerary accordingly.
  3. This tour does not accept any City Pass or your own tickets for the attraction. Guests need to purchase admission tickets from tour guides.

Refund Remark:

  1. If the weather condition, war, general strikes and other unforeseen circumstances interrupt the journey, our company reserve the right to rearrange the journey without refunding the tour fee.
  2. If visitors cannot join the tour because of personal reason, the fee for hotels and transportation is not refundable.  Tour fee exclude: the meals, attractions tickets, service fee ($8 per person per day), and any private costs (such as hotel telephone charges, laundry etc.)
Attraction Admission List Adult (65yr+)

Senior

Children
Houston:
George Ranch Historical Park $10 $9(62+) $5(5-15yr)
Houston Museum of Natural Science $25 $15(62+) $15(3-11yr)
Dallas:
George W Bush Library $19 $16(62+) $13(5-12yr)

$17(13-17yr)

Sixth Floor Museum $16 $14 $13(6-18yr)
Reunion Tower $17 $14 $8(4-12yr)
The Dallas World Aquarium $20.95+tax $16.95 + tax $14.95 + tax (2-12yr)
San Antonio:
Night Tour (Including Riverwalk Cruise) $35 $35 $25(2-11yr)
Service Fee Per Day Per Person $8.00 $8.00 $8.00

*Price and schedule are subject to seasonal change without notice.

 

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