May 2020 / September 2020
Detailed day by day description
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.
Arrival and transfer to the hotel . In the afternoon, we include an evening transfer to Georgetown , the city’s busiest district full of bars and restaurants. Accommodation.
06:00 am- Wake-up call.
07:00 am- Breakfast at the hotel (included).
08:00 am- We set out on a tour of Washington D.C. The tour starts with a trip around the Pentagon. We will visit Arlington Cemetery and the JFK and Iwo Jima Memorials. Then we make a stop at the “Lincoln, Korea and Vietnam Memorials” and take photos of the White House, followed by a trip around the Capitol.
01:00 pm- End of comprehensive tour. Free time.
04:00 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.
06:00- Wake-up call.
07:00- Breakfast at the hotel (included).
08:00 am- After breakfast we set out for Boston, Massachusetts with our luggage. We arrive there at noon.
02:15 pm - Comprehensive tour of this city , which played an important role in US independence. We will visit Harvard University, Trinity Church, Beacon Hill, Boston Common gardens and end at Quincy Market, a bustling district overlooking the docks, filled with shops and restaurants. In the afternoon, passengers can enjoy a drink at the famous “Cheers” pub.
05:30 pm- Free time (2 hours) at Quincy Market.
07:00 pm- Departure for the hotel.
07:30 pm - Arrival at the hotel and accommodation.
After breakfast, end of our services.