Day 1 UK - New York
Depart on your flight to New York today. On arrival we'll transfer you to the heart of midtown Manhattan, where you'll stay for the next three nights. Your hotel is close to many attractions, and this evening is free so there's time to explore this fabulous 24-hour city at your own pace.
Day 2 New York
Today is the day that you get to see New York's iconic renowned attractions on a sightseeing tour. Your Local Guide will take you past hotspots including the Empire State Building, Wall Street and Broadway. You'll see the One World Trade Center and the Chrysler Building before heading to Chinatown. Last but not least, you'll find yourself in bustling Times Square, one of the most visited places in the world.
Next we well admire the Manhattan skyline from a different perspective when we step aboard a river cruise and sail along the Hudson. Lunch will be served, accompanied by live piano music, as you listen to the commentary and take in amazing views of the famous bridges of Brooklyn and Williamsburg - one of the most iconic landmarks in the world.
You can spend tonight as you please. If you'd like to see the bright lights of New York in company, come with us on an optional excursion to the Empire State Building.
Day 3 New York
Your day begins as you take the subway to Central Park, to enjoy a stroll in the company of a knowledgeable Local Guide. You'll hear all about its history, planning and development, and depending on the route we take, highlights could include the Jackie Onassis Reservoir, built to commemorate the first lady, and Strawberry Fields. This section of the park is dedicated to the memory of John Lennon, and here you can sit and enjoy the Imagine mosaic beneath the shade of American elms. The world-famous singer, songwriter and peace activist was murdered outside his apartment in the Dakota building, opposite the park.
When we leave the park, you've the chance to do a spot of window shopping on a guided walk along historic Fifth Avenue. This is where you'll find some of the world's most prestigious shopping names including Tiffany & Co, Cartier and Gucci. It's also home to legendary department stores including Saks Fifth Avenue and Bloomingdale's.
An afternoon and evening to yourself gives you the chance to explore further or take in a Broadway show.
Day 4 New York - UKSpend your final day in this exciting city at leisure before we transfer you to the airport for your flight back to the UK.
Day 5 UK
You'll arrive back in the UK today.