New York City is regarded by many as the cosmopolitan capital of the world. Tourists flock to the Big Apple in seek of a city retreat, to walk along Manhattan’s storied Streets and Avenues, to sample its modern mix of cultural attractions, and to experience first-hand its unparalleled entertainment. Travac’s 4 and 5 day excursions are back by popular demand for 2023!
You will stay in the heart of midtown Manhattan at the Hilton Midtown. Most tours in our price category will usually stay in New Jersey, a definite disadvantage to those who wish to experience Manhattan to its fullest. Staying in Manhattan means easy accessibility by foot to all of the wonderful sights, sounds, theatre, and tastes of downtown New York.
Our tour of Manhattan will allow you the freedom of doing your own itinerary, or follow us with a city tour hosted by a local guide and some exciting optional tours like a cruise on the Hudson or maybe a visit to the Apollo Theatre.
Travac’s New York holiday includes round trip transportation via private chartered coach, 4 nights accommodation in Manhattan at the Hilton Midtown, a four-hour city tour of New York, and services of a knowledgeable Travac Tours Director.
Dates and pricing for 2023:
Travac also offers 4 day, 3 night packages to the Hilton. For more information on these tours, please click here.
Arrive at your booked departure point (coach starts at Westgate Mall) to board the coach 30 minutes before departure. Check in with your Travac Tours Director with your valid passport (or other ID).
Coach departs Westgate Mall at 6:15 am.
A washroom and lunch stop (in USA) will be made en-route. Arrival into NYC is typically around 430pm.Your hotel for the next 3 nights is the New York Hilton Midtown (1335 Avenue of the Americas, New York, NY 212-586-7000). Your Travac Tours Director will take you on a short familiarization walk as far as the TKTS Booth /Times Square. You will be free then to explore your surroundings for the balance of your day.
8:30am – This morning you will depart on your motor coach for a 4-hour city tour of Manhattan with a local guide. Your city tour will provide you with a general orientation of this great city. The tour will take you to many neighbourhoods of Manhattan that may include Chinatown, Soho, Little Italy, the Greenwich Village, Grand Central, Chelsea, and Central Park. Photo opportunities off the coach and a few short walks will be made along the way. Hotel and other drop off points will be offered after the tour. Your afternoon is free to explore on your own. Take in a matinee, a museum or just walk the streets to explore all the options this fascinating city has to offer.
Today is a leisure day to explore and choose what you want to do. We can suggest a visit to one of Manhattan’s great museums, such as the Metropolitan Museum of Art. Founded in 1870, the museum now comprises of over 236 galleries with over a million artifacts. Manhattan has over 80 museums. You might want to take in more of Central Park, rent a bike, or head to Macys for some retail therapy… the choice is yours to discover this amazing city.
An optional excursion will be offered today- your Travac Tours Director will advise you of the tour(s) and the cost – payment in USD and cash only($).
Today is a free day to do as you wish. Take in a studio or film tour, head north to Harlem and experience a gospel church service. If food is your thing, you could try a Brooklyn foodie tour, or Chelsea Market and walk the highline. Take the ferry to the Statue of Liberty (you must pre-purchase tickets), or the free Staten Island Ferry. Or head into the sky to one or more of the amazing, elevated views of Manhattan (pre purchase a timed ticket entry).
This morning, you will again be free to explore Manhattan on your own.
You may keep your room until we depart. Be on the coach at least 15min prior to departure.
12:30pm – Departure time from the hotel – A washroom, dinner, and duty-free stop (all in USA) will be made en-route.
Approximate arrival time at Westgate Shopping Centre is 10:30PM.
Hilton New York
Hotel Address1335 Avenue of the Americas
New York, NY
Itinerary subject to change.
Please note that you are required to have a valid Canadian passport with you. Non-Canadians may require a visa to enter the U.S. It is your responsibility to ensure that you have such a document if required. Any other nationality other than Canadian persons must identify themselves to the booking agent for verification of documents required.