Day 1: Arrive New York
Welcome to New York “The Big Apple”. Upon arrival at the airport, you will be transferred to the hotel. This evening, explore this exciting city on your own. Overnight in New York.
Day 2: New York
Today, proceed on a Hop on Hop off tour of Upper and Lower Manhattan. You will see Times Square, Madison Square Garden, the Empire State Building, Greenwich Village, Little Italy, Chinatown, Soho, the Statue of Liberty and Battery Park, Wall Street, South Street Seaport, the United Nations Building and the Rockefeller Centre. Drive past the Lincoln Centre, Central Park and Strawberry Fields, the Museum of Natural History, before stopping for a brief visit to St John the Divine, the largest gothic cathedral in the world. Then, hop on to a ferry to Liberty Island from Battery Park to get a close view of the majestic Statue of Liberty. Later in the evening, you have free time to explore the streets of Manhattan. Overnight in New York.
Day 3: New York – Washington DC
Today, check out and proceed to the airport for your flight to Washington DC, Capital of the United States of America. Upon arrival you will be received and transferred to the hotel. Later in the evening, you can opt for the Potomac River cruise where you can admire the city’s spectacular monuments and memorials from this boat cruise along the Potomac River. Overnight in Washington DC.
Day 4: Washington DC
Today, proceed for a hop on hop off tour of the capital city. Hop on the bus and discover the beauty and majesty of Washington D.C. The tour covers Washington’s major attractions such as the Lincoln Memorial, Georgetown, Washington National Cathedral, the White House, the museums of the Smithsonian Institution and Vietnam Veteran’s Memorial, Pentagon building and Washington Monument. Overnight in Washington DC.
Day 5: Niagara Falls
This morning, check out and proceed to the airport for your flight to Buffalo. Upon arrival at Buffalo airport, proceed to Niagara, the town of the world famous falls. Check in to your hotel and relax. In the evening, you can visit the falls on your own to see the stunning illuminations. See the American Falls, Bridal Veil Falls and part of the Horse Shoe Falls separating the American and Canadian side of the falls. Overnight in Niagara Falls.
Day 6: Niagara Falls
Today you can enjoy the falls by getting up, close and personal on board the Maid of the Mist cruise or simply by visiting the Cave of Winds. You have the rest of the day free at leisure or opt for some retail therapy or just soak up the natural beauty of the surroundings. Overnight in Niagara Falls.
Day 7: Niagara Falls – Las Vegas
Check out and you will be transferred to the airport for your flight to Las Vegas. Welcome to Vegas!! Upon arrival you will be transferred to the hotel. Later in the evening proceed for illuminations tour of Las Vegas. See Las Vegas as you have never seen it before! This tour begins with a photo stop at the iconic Las Vegas Welcome Sign. From there, the tour will continue with a narration of Las Vegas enroute to the Fremont Street Experience in downtown Las Vegas. Where you will enjoy the light show extravaganza, presented nightly, this has become a favourite of tourists over the years. This tour offers a glimpse of what city life is like in Las Vegas. Keep your cameras ready as you will pass by wedding chapel row, the Bellagio’s Dancing Waters, the volcano eruption at the Mirage and much more. Overnight in Las Vegas.
Day 8: Las Vegas
Today, you can choose to enjoy the awe-inspiring beauty of the Grand Canyon on this wonderful expedition, with a journey to Hoover Dam, Lake Mead, Joshua Tree Forest and the West Rim. Prepare yourself for the majestic beauty of the Grand Canyon as you are escorted on this incredible expedition in a jeep. The Colorado River runs through this mile deep chasm as it has for millions of years and you will be there to observe one of Mother Nature’s most splendid spectacles. Your unforgettable journey begins with a brief stop at Hoover Dam, then on to Lake Mead, and continues through the rugged Joshua tree forest. Next, you will be on your way to the West Rim of the Grand Canyon, native home of the Hualapai tribe. The West Rim of the Grand Canyon’s natural beauty remains nearly untouched by man. Return to Las Vegas after this exciting day. In the evening, you can opt for a helicopter ride of the Strip. You’ll ride like a star in a state-of-the-art helicopter for spectacular views of the dazzling Las Vegas Strip. Overnight in Las Vegas.
Day 9: Las Vegas – Los Angeles
This morning, you will be transferred to the airport for your flight to Los Angeles – the city of angels. Later today, take a hop on hop off tour of this vibrant city to appreciate the lifestyles of the rich and famous. The city tour lets you to sample the rich history, diverse culture, sun-drenched beaches and pulsating movie tempos of Los Angeles. With a “movie star on every corner”, visit the main street in Hollywood – ‘Hollywood Boulevard’ where you get a pulse of this city. See the Dolby Theatre which hosts the annual Academy Awards – The Oscars and walk along the Hollywood Walk of Fame. Film and music enthusiasts can actually place their hands in the handprints and shoeprints of their favorite celebrities at the Grauman’s Chinese Theatre. Overnight in Los Angeles.
Day 10: Los Angeles
Today, you can become a part of Hollywood magic as you visit Universal Studios (optional), the work place of Hollywood’s biggest and most glamorous stars. This is where the greatest moments from movies and television come to life. Transformers: The Ride-3D is an immersive, next generation thrill ride blurring the line between fiction and reality. Have your worst nightmare come true when a man-eating T-Rex attacks you on Jurassic Park – The Ride. Overnight in Los Angeles.
Day 11: Los Angeles – San Francisco
This morning you will be transferred to the airport for your flight to San Francisco – a city with interesting landscapes overlooking the San Francisco Bay. The rest of the day is free to explore this intriguing city on your own. Overnight in San Francisco.
Day 12: San Francisco
Today, get ready to explore America’s most picturesque and culturally diverse city on a city tour. Pass by the Civic Center, the new Main Library, Opera House, Davies Symphony Hall and Old Mission Dolores. Stop atop Twin Peaks for a panoramic view of the city. Drive through the lush Golden Gate Park and stop to visit the elegant Japanese Tea Garden or Botanical Gardens. Drive along the Pacific Ocean and stop at the Cliff House to enjoy Seal Rock and the ocean air. Cross the magnificent Golden Gate Bridge and stop at Vista Point North to enjoy a breath-taking view of the San Francisco Bay, the city’s skyline, Angel Island and Alcatraz Island. Overnight in San Francisco.
Day 13: Depart San Francisco
Today this exciting trip ends with beautiful memories as you take a flight back home.