Arrive at New York – JFK Airport (preferred time of arrival between 8am to 4pm). On arrival meet our representative at Baggage claim area for Domestic arrivals and currency exchange for International arrivals. Check in at hotel available from 3pm. Experience a world class New York hotel located in the fashionable area of midtown Manhattan, with breathtaking views of Central Park and the Manhattan skyline. Up until 7pm use this time to relax; at 7pm meet your tour manager at the hotel lobby. Enjoy a buffet Indian dinner at a restaurant, (walking distance), evening at leisure, You may choose to visit Times square (on your own) or other sights in the city that never sleeps. Please note: that the hotel may take your Credit card at the time of check in towards Incidentals. The hold on the card will be released once the guests check out if no charges are incurred.
Depart from hotel for breakfast at an American restaurant. Later proceed for a photo stop by the iconic bull at Wall Street followed by a ferry ride to Battery Park where the world famous Statue of Liberty lies ground access is included (entrance to crown & pedestal is not included). Later visit the One World Trade Centre also known as the “Freedom Tower” which is the tallest building in the western hemisphere a symbol of strength & solidarity. We will have a photo stop at Ground Zero (entrance to 9/11 memorial is not included). You will also have a photo stop at the Rockefeller centre, a national historic monument; comprising of 19 high rise commercial buildings. Enjoy free time for souvenir shopping. In the evening proceed for an Indian dinner. Then enjoy an illumination tour of Manhattan conducted in open double-decker bus.
New York – Philadelphia – Washington DC
Drive to Philadelphia (approx 2 hours drive); on arrival enjoy an entertaining tour of the largest city in Pennsylvania state. Then depart for Baltimore (approx 2 hours drive), enjoy free time at Baltimore’s inner harbour offering a wide variety of restaurants, shopping. Street performances and much more. Drive to the outskirts of D.C. to check in to your hotel after Dinner.
Washington DC – Hershey
Proceed for a city tour of DC with your local guide, covering all the major landmarks. Learn about the history and trivia that surrounds Washington. Later visit the famous National Air and Space Museum of the Smithsonian Institution that holds the largest collection of historic aircraft and spacecraft in the world. You will also visit the museum of Natural History. Proceed to Hershey’s Chocolate Factory, enjoy a ride depicting the various stages of chocolate making. In the evening enjoy an Indian dinner before arriving at the hotel.
Pennsylvania – Harrisburg – Corning
After breakfast proceed for the Pennsylvania Capitol tour (if open). View the Corning glass museum to view over 40,000 objects representing more than 3,500 years of glass making. Later drive to Niagara Falls, then enjoy dinner at Indian restaurant, before marvelling at the illuminations of Niagara Falls at night. This illuminations include a range of colours that alternate throughout the evening and shine over all of Niagara Falls.
Depart to view The Niagara Falls IMAX® Theatre which takes you on a ride over the Niagara Falls. Later embark on an unforgettable elevator ride 175 feet below to the “Cave of the Winds” to feel the power of the falls first hand. Then board the boat ride aboard the world-famous Maid of the Mist (subject to operation). The boat lets you get up close & personal view of the Horseshoe Falls, known as the “bridal veil”. Please note no vehicle will be provided today as everything is walking distance.
Breakfast at the hotel. (Check out 2pm). Your driver will pick you up from the hotel depending on your return onward flight.
Note: On occasions, due to large events, traffic, logistics and availability of reservations, it may be necessary to change the above itinerary. However all aspects of the itinerary will be covered.