New York City comprises 5 boroughs sitting where the Hudson River meets the Atlantic Ocean. At its core is Manhattan, a densely populated borough that’s among the world’s major commercial, financial and cultural centers. Its iconic sites include skyscrapers such as the Empire State Building and sprawling Central Park. Broadway theater is staged in neon-lit Times Square.
New Jersey - Courtyard by Marriott / Similar 2 Nights
San Francisco - Holiday Inn Dublin - Pleasanton / Similar 2 Nights
Los Angeles - Best Western Plus West Covina Inn / Similar 2Nights
Las Vegas - Circus Circus Hotel / Similar 2 Nights
Niagara Falls - Radisson Hotel Niagara Falls Grand Island / Similar 1 Night
Washington Dc - Wyndham Garden Manassas / Similar 1 Night
Welcome to New York. You will be met by your Tour Manager / Local Representative and taken to your hotel (Check-in time is after 3.00pm). Overnight in New Jersey. (D)
Today, we drive to Battery Park and take a ferry to Liberty Island to see the famous icon of American freedom - The Statue of Liberty. We then proceed on a guided tour of New York City - viewing famous sights, such as 5th Avenue, Rockefeller Center, the United Nations Building, Central Park and much more. Enroute, at the 9/11 Memorial Museum, earlier the World Trade Centre, we pay homage to the hundreds of innocent lives lost in the September 11, 2001 attacks and the World Trade Center bombing of 1993. we visit ‘One World Observatory’, on levels 100, 101 and 102 of the main building of the rebuilt World Trade Center Complex in Lower Manhattan - the tallest building in the Western Hemisphere, from where we get panoramic views of New York city. Overnight in New Jersey. (B, D)
Today, we drive to Washington DC, Capital of United States for a guided tour of the city. We visit the National Air and Space Museum and view aircraft models and displays, such as the Wright Brothers’ first aircraft and Lindberg’s ‘Spirit of St Louis’. Later, we see the Lincoln Memorial, the Korean Memorial and Capitol Hill. We also view the White House, home of the US President. (Due to security reasons permission to enter or go near the White House is not given). Overnight in Washington DC. (B, D)
Today, our first stop is at Hershey’s Chocolate World, in Hershey, where we watch in fascination as cocoa beans are turned into delicious chocolate and we see Hershey’s product characters come to life in a 3D animated musical adventure titled ‘Hershey’s Chocolate Tour’, which includes a free sample of Hershey’s chocolate. Later, we drive to Buffalo for Niagara Falls to get a view of the splendorous, Niagara Falls - transformed into an incredible, water and light masterpiece as they are lit up in a rainbow of coloured lights - a fascinating sight indeed! Overnight in Buffalo / Niagara. (B, D)
Today, we drive to Niagara Falls and get the experience of the exhilarating force of these mighty Falls. We take the ‘Maid of the Mist’ boat ride into the heart of the mighty Horseshoe Falls. This is truly a fantastic journey through crashing waters, surrounded by massive rock formations. (Due to weather conditions, the ‘Maid of the Mist’ operates only from the last week of May. All those on tours visiting Niagara before the last week of May get a ride on the View Mobile Tram). Later we take a flight to Las Vegas. Overnight in Las Vegas. (B, D)
Today, you can enjoy exploring Las Vegas on your own OR we suggest that you take a trip to see the Grand Canyon - a once in a lifetime experience! You can choose to take the Coach Tour, the Highlights Air Tour, the Air and Ground Tour and the Air and Ground tour with Helicopter-cum-Boat tour, with an add-on Skywalk option. Experience the beauty, colour and majesty of the ravines and cliffs as you fly over the Grand Canyon on the Air and Ground Tour aboard a helicopter and then descend to the bottom of the Canyon and board a pontoon boat for a ride on the Colorado River. If you opt for the Air and Ground Helicopter-cum-Boat tour, you will return to the top of the Canyon rim via helicopter to take the ‘Grand Canyon Skywalk’ - The ‘’U’’ Platform made of glass which gives you the exhilarating experience of standing in the middle of
Grand Canyon, with the canyon floor 2,000 feet below you and the other side of the canyon 3 miles in front of you! Later, an Illumination Tour of ‘Las Vegas by Night’ shows us the splendour of this city at night. You will see landmark such as Bellagio Fountains, the Pyramid and others with dazzling facades along with the ‘Las Vegas Strip’ as we make our way to downtown Las Vegas for the Freemont Street Experience. Here you will see a dazzling display on the world’s largest TV screen with over a million light bulbs covering three city blocks! Overnight in Las Vegas. (B, D)
Today, we drive to Santa Monica - one of the most vibrant and glamorous neighbourhoods in Los Angeles. Here we take a stroll along the renowned Santa Monica Beach and then visit Third Street Promenade, an upscale shopping, dining and entertainment complex in downtown Santa Monica. And proceed for a panoramic orientation tour of the city. Some of the highlights are seeing the Hollywood Walk of Fame, the Dolby Theatre - where the Oscars Awards are presented, the TCL Chinese Theatre (formerly the Manns Chinese Theatre), as well as the handprints and footprints of famous Hollywood Stars. We also drive down the famous Sunset Boulevard and through Beverly Hills. Overnight in Los Angeles. (B, D)
Today, we go to the famous Universal Studios, a film studio and theme park in the San Fernando Valley area of Los Angeles County, where Hollywood blockbusters are made. You can opt for world’s largest 3-D experience - King Kong 360º - and also experience Harry Potter and the Forbidden Journey™ and Flight of the Hippogriff™ that transport you into the Hogwarts Castle. We enter the post-apocalyptic world of AMC’s ‘The Walking Dead’ and the deep jungle of ‘Jurassic Park’ and much more! Later we take you on an orientation tour of Los Angeles, to see the Hollywood Boulevard with the Hollywood Walk of Fame, the Dolby Theatre - where the Oscars Awards are presented and the TCL Chinese Theatre (formerly the Manns Chinese Theatre).
Overnight in Los Angeles. (B, D)
Today we drive to San Francisco. It’s known for its year-round fog, iconic Golden Gate Bridge, cable cars and colorful Victorian houses. The Financial District’s Transamerica Pyramid is its most distinctive skyscraper. Overnight in San Francisco. (B, D)
Today, we proceed on a city tour of San Francisco, during which our guide points out well-known landmarks and shares the city’s history. We see the famous Golden Gate Bridge - the world’s longest single span suspension bridge and a symbol of the city. Next, we visit the Twin Peaks, which offer a spectacular view of downtown San Francisco. We also take a closer look at Telegraph Hill, Ghirardelli Square, Coit Tower, Little Italy and Fisherman’s Wharf. In the evening, we take cruise to Sausalito. Overnight in San Francisco. (B, D)
Today, we check-out and drive to the airport for your flight home. It’s time to say goodbye to all the new friends you have made. We hope you take back many wonderful memories of your holiday. Do write and tell us how you enjoyed your tour and give us your suggestions. (B)
- Cost of your round trip economy class airfare valid for the duration of the tour.
- Airport taxes as per the routing of the tour.
- Cost of the Visas needed to participate in the tour.
- Accommodation at the hotels mentioned or similar.
- Meals, coach tours, transfers, entrance fees, sightseeing and surface transportation as mentioned in the itinerary.
- Services of our Tour Manager or Local Representatives. (Subject to minimum 20 full-paying passengers travelling together).
- Handling fees charged by the airlines for travel within USA and Canada - 1 check in baggage per person.
- Cost of Overseas Travel Insurance policy valid for the tour. (Passengers above 60 years of age will have to pay the actual difference of the insurance premium)
- Any increase in the air fare, fuel surcharge and taxes charged by the airlines on your air ticket (calculated at 3rd October, 2017 rates).
- Any increase in the rate of exchange leading to an increase in all land arrangement which may come in to effect prior to departure.
- Cost of extension of the validity or deviation from route of your air ticket.
- Cost of the Suggested Excursions.
- Laundry, telephone charges, all items of personal nature and also food and drinks not forming part of the group menus.
- Porterage Service at all the hotels.
- Mandatory tips of USD 3 per person per day for Coach drivers, Guides etc.
- Anything not specifically mentioned in ‘What your Tour Price includes’ box.
- Taxes as applicable to be paid extra on the total tour price.
Rate are valid till 15th Sep, 2019.
Seasonal Surcharge or Supplement such as Diwali, New year, festival and long weekend or any other event surcharges are not included, will be charged extra.