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Virginia Beach & Norfolk - Tattoo

Apr 22, 2023 - Apr 26, 2023

Join us as we travel south to Virginia to view the Virginia International Tattoo. The Tattoo offers an astounding display of inspirational military music, majestic massed pipes and drums, show stopping drill team maneuvers, colorful and elegant dancers, and much more.

5 Day(s) | 9 Meals


  • Deluxe Motorcoach
  • 3 Nights Oceanfront Rooms with Private Balconies in Virginia Beach, 1 night Virginia Hotel en route
  • Reserved Seats at the Virginia International Tattoo
  • Victory Rover Cruise
  • Norfolk Botanical Gardens
  • 9 Meals: 4 Breakfasts, 1 Box Lunch, 4 Dinners
  • Friendship Tours Escort


Day 1

Depart aboard our deluxe motorcoach as we head south for 5 days celebrating our great Military. Overnight accommodations in Arlington, VA at the HILTON CRYSTAL CITY. Welcome dinner tonight.

Day 2

This morning we depart to Norfolk, VA for the VIRGINIA INTERNATIONAL TATTOO. We begin our Tattoo experience at the HULLABALOO featuring outdoor performances from pipers, dancers, drill teams and drum lines to get you ready for the main show. The Tattoo offers an astounding display of inspirational military music, majestic massed pipes and drums, show stopping drill team maneuvers, colorful and elegant dancers, and much more. 3 nights on Virginia Beach at the OCEANFRONT INN - our rooms have PRIVATE BALCONIES FACING THE ATLANTIC OCEAN. Dinner tonight in our hotel.

Day 3

After breakfast we spend the day in NORFOLK, a city rich in maritime history. Board the VICTORY ROVER for our 2 hour narrated cruise including a BOX LUNCH. Cruise the smooth waters of the Elizabeth River and Hampton Roads Harbor to witness the majesty of the Navy’s aircraft carriers, nuclear submarines, guided missile cruises and other vessels that make up the world’s most powerful seagoing armada. Next we visit the NORFOLK BOTANICAL GARDENS, a 175 acre garden that is home to 52 distinctive themed gardens, 95 species of birds and 30 kinds of butterflies. Enjoy an overview of the garden on our narrated tram tour before exploring the garden on your own. Dinner tonight at a local restaurant.

Day 4

Enjoy a leisurely day in Virginia Beach to stroll the boardwalk, relax by the pool, go souvenir shopping or visit the Aquarium. Farewell dinner tonight.

Day 5

We depart with memories of our time in Virginia.

Departure Locations


Depart: 7:00 AM

Return: 8:45 PM

Manchester, Park & Ride Commuter Lot, Buckland Street & Pleasant Valley Road

West Hartford/New Britain

Depart: 7:30 AM

Return: 8:15 PM

Commuter Lot across from Target, Village Square Rd & Hartford Rd., New Britain / West Hartford
Please park on the left side of the lot as you enter the driveway.


Depart: 8:15 AM

Return: 7:45 PM

Chase Parkway Commuter Park & Ride across from Naugatuck Valley Community College, Waterbury


Depart: 9:30 AM

Return: 7:15 PM

Exit 2 off I-84, Commuter Park & Ride on Mill Plain Rd., Danbury









Payment Policy

DEPOSIT: $300 per person due with reservations; FINAL PAYMENT: March 10, 2023

Cancellation Policy

If a passenger cancels from deposit to March 10, 2023 fee of $150.00 pp; March 11, 2023 to April 6, 2023 fee of $400.00 pp; no refunds if canceled on April 7, 2023 or later unless a substitute is provided.

Trip Protection Policy

Trip Protection Coverage is strongly recommended. Trip Protection offers coverage for Cancellation for covered medical reasons, Interruption, Emergency Medical, Travel Delay, & more.

The AON/NTA Travel Protection Plan offers 3 levels of insurance: Basic or Enhanced or Enhanced with Cancel For Any Reason (CFAR). The Pre-existing medical condition exclusion can be waived by purchasing the Enhanced Plan within 14 days of your deposit or initial payment. The Enhanced Plan with the add-on of CFAR must be purchased within 14 days of initial deposit. CFAR allows you to cancel for any reason up to 48 priors to departure and reimburses up to 75% of your nonrefundable trip cost.

To enroll: https://nta.aontravelprotect.com Tour Operator Location #076068 OR call AON 1-800-388-1470.

Premiums are non-refundable once paid. Terms & Conditions apply. Plan details are available at https://www.friendshiptours.net/protection-plan. Call Friendship Tours 860-243-1630 for assistance in enrolling.

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