Day 1 - Arrival in New York - Trip to Times Square
Upon arrival at John F. Kennedy International Airport, meet a representative at the luggage belt and transfer to the hotel.
Often referred to as the Big Apple, New York City is a jewel in the crown of the United States. Various points of interest present here like the Empire State Building, Statue of Liberty, Times Square and Rockefeller Center make it one of the most visited cities in the country.
In the evening, head to an Indian restaurant for dinner.
After the flavoursome meal, transfer to the lively Times Square to soak in its colourful and buzzing charm.
Often referred to as the Crossroads of the World, it is among the most popular tourist attractions in the metropolis. This bustling neighbourhood is also the location for the famous New Year's Eve Ball Drop.
After spending some time here, return to the hotel and stay for the night.
Meals : Dinner
After a filling breakfast, set out for an extensive sightseeing venture in New York City.
First, stop at the famed Financial District to see the iconic Wall Street Bull.
The Charging Bull sculpture arrived at this spot over 25 years ago, and since then it has been the icon of Wall Street. Built by Arturo Di Modica, this world-famous bronze statue represents the can-do spirit of the USA and this city.
After this, board a ferry to see the marvellous Statue of Liberty. A gift from France to the United States of America, this enormous neoclassical sculpture is a symbol of democracy and freedom. After reaching Liberty Island, the home of the statue, click a few pictures with the colossal copper monument, and then enjoy lunch at an on-site cafeteria at your own expense.
After the meal, travel to Rockefeller Center, and visit Radio City Music Hall. Situated in the heart of the legendary complex, this tourist site is among the largest indoor theatres in the world. With an 80-minute tour, appreciate the astonishing interiors of this performance venue, and also come across various opulent lounges.
Thereafter, move to the One World Trade Center to capture the amazing skyline of the city. After arriving at this site, transfer to the observation deck on the 102nd floor of the building to enjoy uninterrupted aerial views of New York City.
In the evening, savour authentic Indian dishes at a local restaurant, and after that board a double-decker bus for a guided tour through Manhattan. During the ride, which goes through Manhattan Bridge and Brooklyn Waterfront, an expert tour operator will tell you lots about the various landmarks of the city.
After this experience, return to the hotel and enjoy a good night's sleep.
Meals : Breakfast and dinner.
Day 03 New York – Philadelphia – Washington DC
After a buffet breakfast, check-out from the hotel and travel to Philadelphia.
One of the largest cities in the American state of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia is where the Declaration of Independence was signed. It also houses several well-known historical attractions like Liberty Bell and Independence Hall.
On arriving in the city, board an amphibious vehicle for an informative 80-minute tour. This Ride The Ducks experience will take you through Philadelphia's Museum District and then for a cruise on the Delaware River.
After lunch in the city, proceed to Washington DC, the capital of the United States of America.
The national capital is perhaps the best place for you to learn about the history of the country and its people. Various attractions present here like Smithsonian's National Air and Space Museum and National Mall draw hordes of tourists.
On reaching the city, visit the US Capitol Building. The seat of the United States Government, it is among the biggest tourist spots in the city. This impressive structure is built according to the 19th-century neoclassical architecture and impresses all observers. The tour of the building includes a 13-minute film, which will teach you about America's struggle for freedom.
Later, embark on a sightseeing excursion to explore some of the biggest points of interest in the area.
The venture begins with a visit to the White House. Being the residence of the President of the USA, this enormous white building is among the most popular landmarks of Washington DC.
This tour also includes visiting Lincoln Memorial, Thomas Jefferson Memorial and Vietnam Veterans Memorial and many other sites.
Following the trip, savour a delicious Indian buffet dinner at a local restaurant, and thereafter transfer to the hotel to rest.
Meals : Breakfast and dinner
Day 04 Sightseeing in Washington DC | Trip to Hershey’s Chocolate World
Start your day with a hearty breakfast at the hotel, and then head out to the world-renowned Smithsonian's National Air and Space Museum.
The largest site in the famous museum complex, it holds over 60000 artefacts, related to space and aviation. This establishment has over 20 galleries that exhibit objects, representing different categories like the Apollo Space Program and the history of aviation.
Next, visit the National Museum of Natural History. The site unfolds the history of mankind and life on earth with its amazing collection of millions of insects and plants, preserved carefully. It also houses over 2 million cultural artefacts that include 400000 photographs, stored in the National Anthropological Archives.
After lunch, move to the incredible Hershey's Chocolate World to indulge in the taste of the sweet preparation.
This trip involves a thrilling ride in a trolley, during which you will learn the history of chocolate and how bitter seeds are turned into a mouth-watering dish.
After satisfying your sweet tooth at Hershey's Chocolate World, move to a local restaurant to have Indian delicacies for dinner.
After dinner, retreat to the hotel and stay overnight.
Meals : Breakfast and dinner
Day 05 Washington DC – Harrisburg – Niagara Falls
After a buffet breakfast at the hotel, head to the Pennsylvania State Capitol to enhance your knowledge about the history of America.
Located in the heart of Harrisburg, the capital of Pennsylvania, this is from where the government of the state rules. Owing to its astounding architecture, this green-domed structure is frequented by domestic and international travellers.
Thereafter, embark on a 3-hour drive to Corning, New York, to explore the famous Corning Museum of Glass.
This fascinating site has a collection of over 50000 objects, some of which are more than 3500 years old. The Egyptian, Renaissance and contemporary pieces of glass art kept here impress all.
After lunch in Corning at your own expense, proceed towards the city of Niagara Falls.
On reaching the city, enjoy dinner at a local Indian restaurant, and then capture the sights of the eponymous mesmerising landform.
Among the most noteworthy tourist spots in North America, Niagara Falls stretch from New York in the USA to Ontario in Canada. It is not one, but a system of three different waterfalls, namely Horseshoe Falls, American Falls and Bridal Veil Falls. At night, the charm of this bewitching site is doubled by the vibrant lights that paint it like a rainbow.
After enjoying the view, transfer to the hotel and stay for the night.
Meals : Breakfast and dinner
Day 06 Sightseeing at Niagara Falls
After breakfast, move to Niagara Falls Adventure Theater to learn some interesting facts about the stunning landform. The 45-minute movie shown here will reveal the myths and mysteries associated with Niagara Falls.
This tour also includes the world-famous Maid of the Mist boat ride.
Move to Prospect Point to embark on this enthralling tour. This ride has been one of the biggest attractions of the area for more than 150 years and gives the closest views of Horseshoe Falls and American Falls.
Later, embark on the Cave of the Winds tour, which begins with an elevator ride to the Niagara Gorge. Tread on the wooden walkways along the Niagara River and reach the Hurricane Deck, located just a few feet from the waterfall.
Next, enjoy the Niagara Scenic Trolley ride. On this trip learn about the history and fun facts about Niagara Falls State Park's biggest attractions.
At the end of the day, tickle your taste buds with flavoursome Indian meals at a local restaurant, and thereafter move back to the hotel for an overnight stay.
Meals : Breakfast and dinner
Day 07 Departure from Niagara Falls to New York to India
After a filling breakfast, check-out from the hotel and drive to the New York to take flight to India.
Meals : Breakfast
** Tour Ends **