New York City Break
New York City. If you’ve never been, you need to go. And what better to way to explore this diverse metropolis than with a bunch of solo travellers looking to do the same. New York is home to some of the best art museums in the world; the Guggenheim and the Met to name a few, its dining and nightlife scene is better than you will have ever imagined, and let’s not forget the sheer volume of immense architectural delights this city has to offer – we guarantee you’ll be leaving NYC with a crook in your neck from gazing up in awe as you walk through this concrete jungle. We’ll be staying in the centre of it all of course, visiting all the sights in Manhattan you’ve long dreamed of experiencing; The Empire State Building, Times Square, the Statue of Liberty. But we’ll also be taking you to see the real New York. A whole day trip dedicated to the other boroughs that fall under New York’s state. This 5-day trip is perfect for all solo travellers looking for a taste of the big apple.
Admire the incredible views from the top of the Empire State Building
Discover the city’s surrounding areas; Brooklyn, the Bronx & Queens
Tick off all the tourist hot-spots
Free time for museums, rooftop bars or a Broadway show!
Day 1 – Arrive New York
Upon arrival, make your way to the hotel for check-in which will be from 2pm. Today is an arrival day and there are no planned activities, so will be spent at your leisure. In the evening, a dinner will be arranged. Overnight in Manhattan.
Day 2 – New York Sightseeing
Today we’ll head out to one of the local diners for breakfast and afterwards we’ll begin our sightseeing tour of the city. We’ll visit bustling Times Square, teeming with bright lights and colourful billboards, the impressive Flatiron Building, one of the city’s most iconic buildings, and of course a trip to the top of the Empire State Building to admire the incredible views over the city. We’ll also see the Statue of Liberty, Madison Square Garden and many more of the city’s landmarks. Dinner will be arranged for the evening. Overnight in Manhattan.
Day 3 – New York Boroughs
After another breakfast at one of the local diners or coffee shops, we’ll be leaving Manhattan and starting our tour of New York’s other boroughs. We’ll be visiting the trendy area of Brooklyn, the home of hip-hop The Bronx, the city’s largest borough Queens, and finally we’ll head back to Manhattan to visit Harlem, the home of jazz and an excellent area for nightlife. Dinner will be arranged for the evening. Overnight in Manhattan.
Day 4 – New York Free Day
Day 5 – Depart New York
Today you will bid farewell to New York and make your way to the airport for international flights home.
WHAT'S INCLUDED IN THE NEW YORK TOUR
- Sharing a twin room at a 3-star hotel in the heart of Manhattan on a room only basis
- Manhattan highlights full day tour
- Full day tour of Brooklyn, the Bronx, Harlem, Coney Island & Queens
- Local tour guide for excursions
WHAT'S NOT INCLUDED IN THE NEW YORK TOUR
- International flights
- Visa fees
- All meals and drinks
- Excursions or entrance fees on days of leisure
- Up to eight weeks before departure, a place can be reserved on the New York Tour on payment of a deposit of £150.00, after this date it would be the full amount of the trip.
- Click the book now button and fill in the details and tick the box confirming you accept booking conditions.
- The outstanding balance is due 8 weeks before travel.
- Please ensure you have checked visa requirements. Get in touch if you are unsure.
- Ensure you have purchased travel insurance, as this is mandatory for all trips.
- International flights are not included and will need to be organised separately. Please do not book flights until we give the go-ahead. If you would like flight suggestions or help with booking, please don’t hesitate to get in touch.
Trip Type City Break
Group Size Between 5 – 12
Physical Rating Active (there will be a lot of walking each day)
Currency & Spending Money US Dollars / Spending £50 and upwards per day
Hosts One of our UK based hosts will accompany you on this trip. Our hosts will organise group meals and help with anything else you may be interested in seeing. You will also have experienced local guides for the city tours; if you need insider knowledge – these are the guys to ask!
Clothing During the summer months of May through October, the weather will be warm, and sometimes very hot and humid, so pack light, loose-fitting clothing and comfortable shoes. In the winter months, the daytime temperatures vary, but it can get extremely cold, so check the weather forecast before you travel and pack accordingly.
Health You shouldn’t requite any vaccinations for travel to America but it’s advisable to always seek medical advice from your doctor or travel nurse before you travel and make sure your vaccinations are up-to-date. Remember that your travel insurance may not cover you if you do not have up-to-date vaccinations.
Single Supplement £299
Travel Advice We highly recommend that you read the foreign travel advice for USA before your departure date.