East Tourist Extract with New York

Duration

8 Days

Physical rate

Moderate

Starting city

New York

Available

April 2022 / September 2022

Cities to visit: New York; Corning, New York; Buffalo, New York; Washington DC; Lancaster, Pennsylvania; Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Detailed day by day description

Introduction

This tour is a flexible, guaranteed escorted coach tour, guided in English only.

Once the tour is booked, it is guaranteed so it will definitely go ahead, and will never cancel.

The tour is flexible so you can tailor it to suit your needs. By clicking ‘Quote or Book’, you will have an option to choose your start and end date and destinations within the tour parameters. As these tours allow for such flexibility, the same people, tour guides or drivers may not be on your entire journey.

Day
On arrival, transfer from the airport to the hotel. Free time. 

You will receive information about the start of the circuit during the afternoon, or you can check the informative panels in the hotel reception area. 
08:00 hrs - We begin our extensive sightseeing tour of New York . We head towards Upper, Midtown and Lower Manhattan, and we shall visit Wall Street, the Rockefeller Center, St. Patrick´s Cathedral, Central Park, Columbus Circle, the AOL/Time Warner Building, the famous Village, Little Italy and Battery Park (with the icon of the Statue of Liberty). 
12:30 hrs - Sightseeing tour ends. Time for lunch. We offer the option of taking a boat trip around Manhattan (schedules vary by month). 
16.00 hrs Return transfer to hotel (for those travellers who want to return there). 
18.00 hrs Transfer to Times Square in Manhattan, the true heart of the city, with the Broadway musicals, and its spectacular lighting. 
22.00 hrs - Return to the hotel.
Free day. Travellers who wish to do so can go on an optional Contrasts of New York Tour, to discover the main attractions of each of the main neighbourhoods of the great New York: Bronx, Harlem, Queens and Brooklyn. 
This tour usually starts at 08.00 hrs and ends at around 12.30 hrs (with the option to end in the centre of New York or at the hotel).   Afternoon free.
Distance travelled:  380 miles (620 km). 
Scenery:   pleasant woodlands and hills in the state of New York with some stretches along smaller roads to allow passengers to get a glimpse of rural life. 

Pick up hotels: 6:30 am Hotel Roosevelt; 7:00 am Hotel Pennsylvania; 7:30 am Hotel Westin Jersey City & Hotel Courtyard Jersey City.



08:00. – New York –Departure-. Journey through the interior of the state of New York, stopping on the way to reset and have lunch. 
14:45. -  Corning  –Arrival-.  We recommend a visit to its museum, which is famous for housing the world’s largest glass collection.  
16:00. -  Corning –Departure-. The journey continues with a brief stop on the way. 
19:00. -   Buffalo –Arrival- .
Distance travelled :  42 miles (68 km). 
Note:  It is advisable to wear waterproof clothing during the boat trip at Niagara Falls. 

06:30 am - Wake-up call 
07.00 am- Breakfast at the hotel (included). 
08:30 am- After breakfast, we set out for the US bank of Niagara Falls. 
09:00 am- Arrival at Goat Island . All those who wish to do so can buy a ticket to visit the Cave of the winds, a spectacular path that takes you behind Bridal Veil Falls.  Free time to admire the rapids. 
11:30 am- Visit to the other end of the park where we embark on the Maid of the Mist , a tiny boat that will take us to the foot of the famous Niagara Falls.   After visiting the Falls we head for the Niagara Falls Fashion Outlets, where we will have some free time to go shopping after lunch.   
5:30 PM- Return to hotel and accommodation.  
Distance travelled: 380 miles (612 km)
Landscapes: Hills, forests. Pleasant scenery. Many sections on minor roads that allow us to understand more about the rural way of life.

6:00 am- Wake-up call. 
06:30 am- Breakfast at the hotel (included). 
07:30 am- Departure for Washington D.C. On our way to the Capital of the USA, we pass through Pennsylvania. Stop en route. 
12:00 pm- Lunch. 
01:00 pm- We continue to Washington. Stop en route. 
05:00 pm- We arrive at the hotel where we pick up passengers arriving at Washington and then enjoy a Night tour of Georgetown. 
06:00 pm- Arrival at Georgetown, the busiest district of the city which has many bars and restaurants. 
08:00 pm - We leave Georgetown and make our way to the hotel. 
08:30 pm- Arrival at the hotel. Accommodation.
06:00 am- Wake-up call. 
07:00 am- Breakfast at the hotel (included). 
08:00 am- Departure to the beginning of the visit of Washington D.C. We begin the view of the city, first we see the Pentagon on our way en route, with photographic stop at the Iwo Jima Memorial, both in Virginia. We will continue with stops at the Lincoln, Korea and Vietnam Memorial; We visit the John F Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, then we will make a photo stop at the White House and finally we will border the Capitol, ending in the museum area of Washington.
01:00 pm- End of comprehensive tour. Free time. 
03:45 pm- Departure for the port to take a boat trip on the River Potomac . 
05:00 pm- Boat trip on the Potomac, to see some of the main landmarks of the city. 
06:00 pm- After the trip, we return to the hotel. 
06:30 pm- In the evening, we are offered the option of a tour of Washington by Night. Arrival at the hotel. Accommodation. 
Distance travelled: 298 miles (480 km) 
Landscapes: Agricultural plains.   

6:00 am - Wake-up call. 

06:30 am - Breakfast at the hotel (included). 

07:15 am - After breakfast, we set out from Washington for Lancaster to see the  typical Amish farms  and learn about their 18th century lifestyle. 

11:00 am - Technical stop at Kitchen Kettle Village. 

12:00 pm  - Departure for Philadelphia. 

1:15 pm - Arrival at the city of  Philadelphia . Our first stop is the Art Museum and we have the chance to see this beautiful museum, climb to the top of the Rocky Steps and take a photo of the impressive view of the city. Time for lunch. Then we pay a visit to the Independence National Historical Park and have free time to observe the famous “Liberty Bell”. 

03:30 pm - Departure for New York. 

5:30 pm - Arrival at  New York . End of our services. 

Transfer to the Pennsylvania and Roosevelt Hotel in Manhattan for all passengers who wish to do so.
End of our services.

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