The weeklong Gala East Coast Holiday tour blends Eastern Coast’s finest experiences. Tour historic landmarks such as the Statue of Liberty and the Ground Zero Site; marvel at the New York City skyline from the Empire State Building Observation Deck and whiz past the spectacularly illuminated Manhattan on an open double-decker bus. Visit the power seat of US governance – Capitol Hill, White House and the Library of Congress in Washington DC and tour the Smithsonian Air & Space Museum and the Hershey’s Chocolate World. Wind the tour with the spectacular Maid of Mist and Cave of the Winds experiences at Niagara Falls.
On arrival at JFK Airport, board the transfer to your hotel for check-in (after 1500hrs). Assemble at the hotel’s lobby by 1830 hrs for the Tour Director’s address about the tour. You are free until evening, when you can enjoy a sumptuous dinner in Manhattan. After dinner, you are at leisure to spend some time at Times Square, a famous square in New York. At 2200hrs, return back to hotel (People who choose to spend more time at Times Square will return on their own). Overnight in New York City
After breakfast, enjoy a tour of New York City. Board a ferry from Battery Park to visit the famous Statue of Liberty Park, one of the most recognized symbols of freedom and democracy in the World. In the afternoon, enjoy an international lunch. Stop at the historic Ground Zero site or the World Trade Centre Site where the famous Twin towers stood before the September 11 attacks. Visit the Empire State Building where on a clear day you can see the spectacular New York City skyline from the Observation Deck on the 86th Floor. Before enjoying an Indian dinner, have fun shopping at the famous Macy’s Store in Manhattan (1 hour). Later, enjoy a Magical Manhattan by night tour – an illumination Tour of Manhattan in Open Double Decker Bus – where you enter historic Brooklyn to view the glittering Manhattan Skyline. Enjoy nighttime views and ambience of Times Square, Greenwich Village, SoHo, Little Italy, Manhattan Bridge, Brooklyn Bridge and Lower East Side before returning to the hotel for overnight stay. Overnight in New York City
After breakfast, checkout from the hotel and proceed to Washington DC. After an international lunch, enjoy a marvellous tour of US Capitol Hill, the seat of power of US government for a glimpse into the working of the most powerful country in the World and visit the Library of Congress, where you can see undoubtedly the largest collection of historical items anywhere in the World (if open). Later, enjoy a Guided City Tour of Washington DC. Visit sights such as the iconic White House and the Lincoln, Washington and Vietnam Memorials. Enjoy an Indian dinner before turning in for the night at your hotel room. Overnight in Washington DC
After breakfast, visit the Smithsonian Air & Space Museum for a 1-Hour tour through a truly wondrous exhibit of air and space vehicles – the largest most modern exhibit of its kind in the world. Stop for lunch, before heading on to enjoy an Optional tour of the magnificent, stunning and unique LURAY CAVERNS—available under special offer. Formed naturally 4 million years ago, these caverns contain a bevy of stalactite and stalagmite formations. In the evening, enjoy an Indian dinner. Overnight in Washington DC
After breakfast, proceed to Hershey PA to enjoy a tour of Hershey’s Chocolate World – the Sweetest Place on Earth and revel in the thrill of Hershey’s Great American Chocolate Tour Ride. Stop for an international lunch, before proceeding to Niagara Falls. On arrival, check-in at your hotel and enjoy an Indian dinner. Overnight in Niagara Falls
After breakfast, set out to experience the Niagara Falls in all its glory. Enjoy an exciting Maid of Mist boat ride, a historical boat ride and one of the oldest tourist attractions of North America. Later, enjoy a Cave of the Winds tour that takes you truly close to the falls – you are just 20 feet from the thundering water. Enjoy lunch and then continue on your tour to the Niagara Gorge Discovery Centre & Aquarium of Niagara. A visit to the Niagara Adventure Theatre for an IMAX Show is another highlight of today’s programme. One can also enjoy an OPTIONAL Helicopter ride over the falls and get to marvel at exhilarating views of the Canada side of the falls in the process. It is once in a lifetime opportunity and a highly recommended experience! Later, proceed for the American CASINO experience at the Seneca Casino – try your luck at winning millions. After a Gala Indian dinner in the evening, set out once again to experience the grandeur of the Niagara Falls – this time at night, when the illumination all around transforms it into another wonderland. Overnight in Niagara Falls
After breakfast, checkout from the hotel (before 1100 hrs) and proceed to Buffalo Airport for your flight back home with wonderful memories or continue your tour to West Coast by flying to Las Vegas.
|New York||2||Hilton New York JFK or similar|
|Washington||2||Sheraton Reston DC or similar|
|Niagara Falls||2||Four Points by Sheraton/ Niagara Hotel or similar|