Washington & New York Trip


Country: USA

City: Washington / New York

Tour Duration: 7 Days /6 Nights


Package Description

Washington State is known for its lattes, software companies, airplane manufacturing and music scene, it’s home to so much more. From the world-class vineyards perched above the Columbia River in high-desert eastern Washington to the only temperate rainforest in the lower 48 states on the Olympic Peninsula, Washington has it all. No other state offers a richness of experience like Washington. In the morning you could be shopping for artwork while dodging flying salmon thrown by fish mongers in the Pike Place Market, then in the afternoon walking along meadows of wildflowers in aptly named Paradise in the shadows of Mt. Rainier. You can kayak near pods of orcas off the coast of the San Juan Islands one day, and sample wine on the banks of Lake Chelan the next.

New York  City is the most populous city in the United States. With an estimated 2017 population of 8,622,698  distributed over a land area of about 302.6 square miles (784 km2). Located at the southern tip of the state of New York, the city is the center of the New York metropolitan area, the largest metropolitan area in the world by urban landmass.

Itinerary

Day 1 

On arrival at  Washington  International Airport , you will be met by your driver and transferred to your hotel to check in.  In the afternoon  you will enjoy a guided walking tour of Washington- national Mall.

The National Mall is one of the United State's most prestigious and well-known National Parks. Over 24 million visitors from around the world come to this 146-acre park in the middle of the nation's capital and is home to numerous monuments, memorials, sculptures, statues, and attractions honoring the legacy and history of the United States including the Belmont-Paul Women's Equality National Monument, the Constitution Gardens, Ford's Theatre, the Korean War Veterans Memorial, the Lincoln Memorial, the Washington Monument, and the Thomas Jefferson Memorial.

In the evening you will enjoy Dinner at Harriet’s Diner next to your hotel in  Washington
After Dinner back to your hotel and overnight 

Day 2 

After breakfast at your hotel, you will enjoy a full day tour of Washington 
You will visit the Capitol Building. The United States Capitol is among the most symbolically important and architecturally impressive buildings in the nation. It has housed the meeting chambers of the House of Representatives and the Senate for two centuries.

After the  Capitol Building  visit  you will then  visit the National  Geographic Museum. The National Geographic Museum offers a stunning representation of the world we live in within its collection of exhibits, both permanent and changing. Adults and children will be intrigued by the colorful, interactive and extraordinary displays. From sculptures created entirely out of garbage to live frogs of every color in their natural habitats, there’s always something fascinating happening at the National Geographic Museum.

After the visit, you will enjoy lunch at a local restaurant at your own cost. After lunch the tour will continue to  Newseum.  Newseum is a top destination in Washington, DC. The mission of the Newseum is to increase public understanding of the importance of a free press and the First Amendment. Visitors experience the story of news, the role of a free press in major events in history, and how the core freedoms of the First Amendment religion, speech, press, assembly and petition apply to their lives.

After the Newseum visit you will  enjoy dinner at a local restaurant  before heading back to your hotel.

Day 3 

After breakfast at  Harriet’s Diner,  you will be check out from your hotel  and transfer by coach to New York City. En route you will visit the International Spy Museum. The International Spy Museum is committed to educating students and educators about espionage in an engaging way and to providing a context that fosters understanding of its important role in and impact on current and historic events. The Museum provides unique resources for educators and students that are both inter-and multi- disciplinary. Enter the shadow-world of spying where all is not what it seems and your students will discover a new way of thinking about the world in which they live.

After the International Spy Museum visit,   you will enjoy lunch at a local restaurant  nearby.  After lunch  you will then continue to New York City.  Upon arrival into New York you will check in to your hotel and then enjoy a guided tour of  Rockefeller Centre and Top of the Rock . 

Top of the Rock offers the best views of New York from on high. Seventy floors up in the sky and it's like you can see forever. 
In the evening you will enjoy dinner at one of the many local restaurants nearby  before heading back to your hotel.

Day 4 

After enjoying your first night and having breakfast at your hotel you will enjoy  a full day tour of New York City.
Your will visit the Statue of Liberty and enjoy a  Ellis Island  Cruise . You will take a boat  ride  through New York  Harbor that Loops its way around Ellis  Island home of the Statue of Liberty , Ellis Island  was the arrival point  for immigration to the East  coast of the  US for decades.

The Statue of Liberty, a hollow colossus composed of thinly pounded copper sheets over a steel framework, stands on an island at the entrance to New York Harbor. Ellis Island, also known as the ‘Island of Hope and Tears’, was the largest gateway for millions of immigrants looking for a new beginning and a new life for their families in America. Ellis Island was once America’s busiest immigration station that operated for over 62 years (1892 until 1954) and saw millions of people from around the world. 

After these fascinating visits you will enjoy lunch at a local restaurant  at your own cost.

After  lunch your tour will continue to the  911  Memorial Museum. 

The National September 11 Memorial is a tribute of remembrance and honor to the 2,977 people killed in the terror attacks of September 11, 2001 at the World Trade Center site, near Shanksville, Pa., and at the Pentagon, as well as the six people killed in the World Trade Center bombing in February 1993.

After the   911 Memorial Museum visit , you will then  enjoy a guided walking tour of New York.
Explore the history, the cracks and crevices, the side streets, and culture of real New York neighborhoods. 

You will then head back to your hotel to freshen up and then have an early dinner at one of the many restaurants in Broadway, and after your pre arranged dinner you will enjoy a Broadway Show of your choice. (Subject to availability) 

The Broadway  Theater District is one of the most popular tourist attractions in New York City . 

After this memorable Broadway experience you will head back to your hotel.

Day 5 

After enjoying breakfast at your hotel, you will visit Madam Tussauds. Madame Tussauds New York located at the heart of Times Square is the only place with no ropes or barriers holding you back from your favorite stars. Voted as one of New York’s most unique attractions, Madame Tussauds invites you to pose “in a moment in time” with the world’s most iconic musicians, A-list stars, sports legends, world leaders and more. With over 85,000 square feet of interactive entertainment, including Mission: Undead 7D experience and Marvel Super Hero 4D Experience, the world famous wax attraction is bigger and better than ever.

After your  Madam Tussauds visit  you will enjoy lunch at a local restaurant at your own cost.
After Lunch the tour will continue to visit the Empire State Building observatory Desk. 

The Empire State Building is one of the world’s most famous skyscrapers. Its 86th and 102nd floor Observation Decks, offer two of the highest vantage points in the City. On a clear day, you can see New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Connecticut and Massachusetts

After the visit  you will be transfer to the a local restaurant for evening dinner before heading to your hotel.

Day 6

After enjoying breakfast at your hotel, you will have the opportunity to visit 5th Avenue.  

Fifth Avenue is a definite must during your stay in the Big Apple. NY shopping is an entirely different experience than shopping in another city, especially along this historical road. Located in the center of Manhattan, the best Fifth Avenue shopping takes place between 39th and 60th Street at NYC flagship stores. Whether you are searching for the latest fashions, NY souvenirs, all of  New York outlets on Fifth Ave cater to every taste and budget. You will also be able to see the iconic Trump Tower and also  window shop at some of the world famous stores such as Apple, Dolce and Cabana and many more. https://visit5thavenue.com/ 

After witnessing some of the most amazing shopping and sightseeing you will then head to Central Park.

Central Park, largest and most important public park in Manhattan, New York City. It occupies an area of 840 acres (340 hectares) and extends between 59th and 110th streets and between Fifth and Eighth avenues.  It was one of the first American parks to be developed using landscape architecture techniques. Central Park is full of attractions, from green meadows to sprawling waters, gardens and unique bridges, music and performance centers, educational facilities, classical architecture and more. Its picturesque beauty boasts natural green landscapes and vistas as far as the eye can see. 

You will then head back to your hotel to freshen up before heading out for dinner at a restaurant nearby.

Day 7 

After breakfast at your hotel.  You will have some free time to do some more sightseeing at your own pace or simply relax before heading back to JFK Airport for your flight back to the UAE in the evening. There are also choices of afternoon flights if these are preferable.

Includes

Return economy flight on Selected Airline
Return airport/ hotel transfers
2 Nights stay  at  Hotel Harrington Washington DC 3 * or similar 
4 Nights stay at  Comfort Inn Times Square West 3 Star or similar
Students accommodation in  Quad sharing room
Teachers accommodation in Singe  Room
Daily  breakfast and Dinner     
Coach transfer  from Washington to New York
Guided walking tour of Washington  DC
8 hours of coaching  in Washington DC
4 Hours of coaching in Washington DC
National Geographic Museum visit
Newseum visit
International Sly Museum
Top of  the Rock
Rockefeller  Center Guided tour 
911 Memorial Museum
Guided walking tour of New  York
Statue of  Liberty & Ellis Island Cruise
Empire State Building
Madam Tussauds
Fifth Avenue
Central Park
Metro tickets for duration in New York
 Broadway Show
 Full Comprehensive Group Travel Insurance.

 

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