Large Eastern Cities MONDAY

Duration

6 Days

Physical rate

Moderate

Starting city

Washington DC

Available

May 2022 / October 2022

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

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
06:00 pm - Departure to the night transfer to Georgetown. ( Passengers start Monday is at 4:30 pm). 07:00 pm - Arrival in Georgetown, the liveliest neighborhood in the city, full of bars and restaurants. ( Passengers start Monday is at 5:30 pm). 09:00 pm- Departure from Georgetown to the Hotel. ( Passengers start Monday is at 8:00 pm). 09:30 pm- Arrival at the Hotel. Accommodation. ( Passengers start Monday is at 8:30 pm).
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.
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.
After breakfast, end of our services.

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