Excursion to an Amish Village – Departing from Philadelphia

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  • Discover Amish society in a traditional, authentic village

  • A bus tour of Lancaster

  • Informative commentary from your guide

Essential info*

  • English

Starting time 8:30 AM, 9:30 AM

Departure point/location

* All details will be sent to you upon reservation


"Do not conform to the world around you" is the first rule of Amish Society that you will learn on this tour, as you discover the lifestyle of the Amish!

You will meet your guide at Philadelphia Train Station, made famous from featuring in the movie "Witness" with Harrison Ford. There, you will board the train to the historic town of Lancaster, home to the oldest market in the United States! Take a tour of the town by bus before enjoying a bit of free time to eat and shop (not included in the price).

You will then head for the Amish village, where you will begin by watching a short film presenting the history of the Amish. Visit the houses of yesteryear, get to know Amish families and taste the local specialities – a guide will accompany you throughout the tour, sharing their knowledge about the village's customs with you (commentary in English).

At the end of your day at the heart of Amish society, you will be driven back to Philadelphia!

Seasonal activity: offer available from April to October only

Good to know

  • Availability: Monday to Saturday from April to October (excluding exceptional dates)
  • Duration: 9 hours 30 minutes approx. (+1 hr. on Saturdays)
  • Departure by train: 9:30am (8:30am on Saturday). You must arrive at the station 30 minutes early
  • Departure point: 30th Street Station
  • Language: tour conducted in English
  • To participate in this tour, simply present your voucher to the tour operator on the day
  • Meals are not included in the tour price
Cancellation Terms & Conditions

No charges will be levied for cancellations made more than 7 days before the date of the activity (excluding special dates). After this, the following charges will be levied:
Between 7 and 4 days prior: 50% of the price
After this time and in case of a no-show: 100% of the price
Any reservation made for special dates cannot be cancelled, modified or refunded.

General terms and conditions of sale

Price includes

  • Visit to an authentic Amish village with a guide
  • Guided bus tour of Lancaster
  • The short film, "Jacob's Choice"
  • Return transport from Philadelphia to the Amish Village
  • Hotel pick-up (for hotels located in central Philadelphia only)

Not included

  • Lunch
  • Tips (optional)
  • All other extras

Customer reviews

3 reviews
  • Tout à très bien fonctionné, de la prise en charge à mon hôtel et le taxi à la gare de Lancaster. J'ai beaucoup apprécié cette journée très intéressante.
    Antoinette Q.
    May 21, 2019
  • bien aimé!
    Thérèse M.
    May 14, 2015
  • Bonjour, J'aimerais vous dire que nous sommes complètement satisfaits tant du service reçu lors de la réservation que lors de l'activité elle -même. Tout était réglé au quart de tour. Tout le personnel rencontré sur le parcours a été très correct. Ce fut une journée mémorable! Rien a redire si ce n'est bravo pour la qualité de service!
    Joanne K.
    Aug 12, 2014

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