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Virginia Beach & Norfolk - Tattoo

Apr 20, 2024 - Apr 24, 2024

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 Arlington, VA Hotel en route
  • Reserved Seats at the Virginia International Tattoo
  • Military Aviation Museum
  • Dolphin Watching Cruise
  • 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 GARDEN INN. 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

We’ll board our DOLPHIN WATCHING CRUISE, to understand the dolphin lifestyle, behavior, hunting techniques, physical adaptations, and social hierarchy. You will also learn what is being done to protect these magnificent species. Take a trip back in time at the MILITARY AVIATION MUSEUM when aircraft were spectacular and learn why our heroes never let us down. See one of the largest collections of flying WWII Military Aircraft in the world. Hear stories and contributions made by the men and women of aviation to our country. 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: 9:30 PM

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


Depart: 7:30 AM

Return: 9:00 PM

Farmington Park & Ride Commuter Lot, 575 Colt Highway (Rte 6) & South Rd, Farmington, CT


Depart: 8:15 AM

Return: 8:30 PM

Chase Parkway Commuter Park & Ride, 709 Chase Parkway, across from Naugatuck Valley Community College, Waterbury, CT


Depart: 9:30 AM

Return: 8:00 PM

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









Payment Policy

DEPOSIT: $400 per person due with reservations; FINAL PAYMENT: March 8, 2024

Cancellation Policy

If a passenger cancels from deposit to March 8, 2024 fee of $100.00 pp; March 9, 2024 to April 4, 2024 fee of $400.00 pp; no refunds if canceled on April 5, 2024 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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