The United States of America is an overly large country that is packed with an enchanting assortment of attractions across its landscape. The country’s gripping colonial history has transformed it into a tourist-friendly destination that brims with museums, historical edifices, high-end shopping streets, architectural marvels, galleries and amusement parks. Natural beauty plays a significant role in most American attractions, from California’s Santa Catalina Island to the fjords and mountains of Alaska. TravelOcat has special USA tour packages for tourists to explore this highly developed nation in a very hassle-free manner. Many people instantly think of the beaches that line the USA’s eastern and western coast, the magnificent McKinley Mountain, or miles of isolated Carolinian forests where Northern Flying Squirrel roam, when conjuring up visions of the USA’s landscape. However, the US also includes some of the world’s most sophisticated cities, from multicultural New York to scenic Miami. Philadelphia, Los Angeles, San Diego, and San Francisco also have powerful tourist draws between their combined spells on politics, food and culture. Visit the marvelous Times Square, view the site where the former World Trade Centre stood, behold the Golden Gate Bridge, take pleasure in a few days at Disneyland, or discover the Smithsonian in the country’s remarkable metropolises. Some of the world’s most treasured forest reserves, wildlife and landscapes can be found in this country.
What is included in the tour
- ALL HOTELS AS MENTIONED
- AIRPORT TRANSFER ON SIC basis (FROM JFK to Hotel) and private transfer from hotel to BUF airport. Private transfer from LAS to hotel. The hotel in SFO offers free shuttle to the airport.
- 12 DINNERS AT INDIAN RESTAURANT (CHOICE OF VEG, NON VEG & JAIN)
- 11 AMERICAN BUFFET BREAKFAST and 1 CONTINENTAL BREAKFAST
What is NOT included in the tour
- Return Economy class airfare
- USA Visa Fees & processing charges
- Items of personal nature viz , drinks, laundry, calls, etc.
- Anything not mentioned in inclusions
- Meals other than specified in the itinerary
- Mandatory Tips ($12 per person for the entire tour) to be paid to Tour Director
Day 1 - New York: Welcome to New York. On Arrival, you are requested to approach Supershuttle desk located at your terminal/ground transportation counter or one of the agents for directions. Private pick up is also available at an additional cost if pre booked. Check into Hotel Le Parker Meridian (Check in time 3 PM). Please note that the hotel may take your Credit card at the time of check in towards Incidentals. The hold on the card will be released once the guests check out if no charges are incurred. Porterage is not included in the cost. Meet your tour manager at 7 pm in the hotel lobby to start the tour. Enjoy a wonderful buffet dinner at Indian restaurant (walking distance). After dinner, enjoy free time at Times Square on own to see the city in action at night. Overnight at Hotel.
Day 2 - New York: Depart from the hotel at 8 am in the morning for your breakfast at an American restaurant. After breakfast, proceed to go on to the Statue of Liberty Ferry from Battery park. View the world famous iconic Statue symbolizing the country’s freedom. Lunch on own. Make a pit stop to see the “NY BULL” on Wall St. This bronze statue weighs 3200 kgs & is a symbol of financial optimism & prosperity. Enjoy a scenic view from the top of Freedom tower observation deck. This is now the tallest building on the Western Hemisphere and stands in place of Twin towers. We will make a photo stop at Ground Zero (entrance to 9/11 memorial is not included). Get down to get a closer look at Rockefeller center comprising of 19 high rise commercial buildings. Declared a national historic monument, you will be able to get quick photos of this landmark. Explore Souvenir shopping to take some excellent mementos back home. see New York at its best from a double-decker bus. In “The City that Never Sleeps,” the best sightseeing happens after the sun goes down. Discover the brilliant lights, stunning views and vibrant nightlife with double-decker Night Tour! Overnight at hotel.
Day 3 – Washington: Get an early start to your day & drive to Philadelphia (approximately 2 hours’ drive without traffic. Enjoy an entertaining tour of the largest city in Pennsylvania state (guided city tour). Our entertaining tour guide is a history buff, and he will relate the love of the city and a real sense of Philadelphia’s place in history to the group. Lunch on own. Drive to the beautiful city of Baltimore (2 hours’ drive approximately) Enjoy free time on own at Baltimore’s inner harbor offering a wide variety of restaurants, shopping, street performances and much more abroad Water Taxi. Drive to outskirts of DC to check into your hotel (approximately one hour’ drive). Dinner enroute. Check into Marriott Tysons or Similar)
Day 4 – Washington: Today after breakfast, Enjoy city tour of DC with a specialized guide covering all the major landmarks. See all the key attractions in DC and learn about the history and trivia that surrounds Washington on this interactive tour of the capital city. You will visit the major monuments on this quick and efficient. At the end of the city tour, you will be given time at Air & space museum (1 hour and 30 minutes) to view all the different exhibits related to space & Aeronautics. Lunch on own. You will also be given time to visit museum of Natural history (1 hour and 30 minutes) Proceed to Hershey’s Chocolate world & enjoy a ride depicting the various stages of chocolate making. Dinner at Indian restaurant & check into Hotel (Hilton Harrisburg or Similar).
Day 5 – Niagara: After breakfast, proceed to do the Pennsylvania Capitol tour (if open for tours) & drive to Corning Glass museum (approximately 3 hours) to view over 40,000 objects representing more than 3500 years’ of glass making. Lunch on own. Proceed to Niagara Falls (approximately 2 hours of drive). Dinner at Indian restaurant enroute. View the illumination of falls at night. This illumination includes a range of colors that alternate throughout the evening and shine over all of Niagara Falls & stay overnight at hotel (Sheraton at the falls or similar)
Day 6 – Niagara: Today after breakfast, enjoy a 30 minute IMAX movie at the Niagara adventure theatre. To view you next attraction, Cave of the Winds, you will take an elevator ride- 175 feet below to get to a feel the power of Falls first hand. Geared-up in a souvenir rain poncho and specially designed sandals, guests follow wooden walkways along Niagara River to the Hurricane Deck. Do not forget to take extra pair of clothes as you will definitely get wet. You will also take a closer look at the Bridal veil falls in a boat ride abroad Maid of the mist. Lunch on own. Evening Free on own. Dinner at Indian restaurant & overnight at hotel.
Day 7 - Las Vegas: After breakfast, our representative will pick you up from the hotel for airport transfer based on your individual flights (please note that check out time is 11 am). Packed breakfast option is not available for passengers taking early flight.Welcome to LAS VEGAS!!!! Your pick up will be done by our airport representative at Baggage claim for Domestic passengers on private basis. (in order for us to coordinate the pick-up, we need a valid contact number for the passengers). Check into Hotel PARIS (Check in time 3 PM). ****Please note that the hotel may take your Credit card at the time of check in towards Incidentals. The hold on the card will be released once the guests check out if no charges are incurred. If you would like to do an early check in, please check in with the front desk for any supplemental charges. Meet your tour manager at 6 pm in the hotel lobby to start the tour. Enjoy a wonderful buffet dinner at Indian restaurant. Take a ride 46 stories up in an Exhilarating, adrenaline charged glass elevator of Eiffel tower in PARIS hotel to get an amazing 360 degree views of the city. This attraction is half scale replica of world famous Paris, France Landmark and the views of bright, colorful lights are unmatched from the top.Overnight at hotel.
Day 8 - Las Vegas: Today is a free day on own. If you have booked your Grand Canyon through us, our Tour manager will drop you off at the pickup location for your tour and Breakfast will be packed for those passengers taking the Grand Canyon coach tours. For passengers, choosing to not take the Grand Canyon, you will be provided with continental buffet breakfast at St. Louis Café restaurant inside Paris.
After Dinner at Indian restaurant, you will be taken around the city in a Double-decker bus where your guide will explain all about Sin city. As dusk falls, the city turns on. See the dazzling neon lights as you travel down the strip and roll past casinos, wedding chapels and historic landmarks into the heart of downtown. Overnight at hotel.
Day 9 - Los Angeles: After buffet breakfast at the hotel, have an early start & depart for Los Angeles. Stop for lunch enroute. Visit OUE Skyspace and experience a Panoramic 360-degree View from the second tallest building West of Mississippi. The building structure is designed to withstand earthquakes to the magnitude of 8.3 on richter scale. You will be taken to the 70th floor to get a wonderful view of the city. You can also slide from one level of the building to another to get a glimpse of the city in its glory. Proceed for city tour of Los Angeles. Enjoy a guided tour of Los Angeles by our experienced tour guide. Drive through the busy streets of Avenue of Stars, Kodak theater and rodeo drive. Get your picture of the famous Hollywood sign from one of the vantage points. Dinner at Indian restaurant.Check into Hotel for Overnight stay.
Day 10 - Los Angeles: After buffet breakfast at the hotel, have an early start & depart for Los Angeles. Stop for lunch enroute. Visit OUE Skyspace and experience a Panoramic 360-degree View from the second tallest building West of Mississippi. The building structure is designed to withstand earthquakes to the magnitude of 8.3 on richter scale. You will be taken to the 70th floor to get a wonderful view of the city. You can also slide from one level of the building to another to get a glimpse of the city in its glory.
Proceed for city tour of Los Angeles. Enjoy a guided tour of Los Angeles by our experienced tour guide. Drive through the busy streets of Avenue of Stars, Kodak theater and rodeo drive. Get your picture of the famous Hollywood sign from one of the vantage points. Dinner at Indian restaurant.Check into Hotel for Overnight stay.
Day 11 - San Francisco: Today after breakfast, you will drive to Solvang (approximately 3 hours). Also known as Danish city of California, Solvang is known for its’ untamed beauty and perfect weather all throughout the year. Enjoy Lunch on own. You will take a historic 25-minute ride though the city’s downtown in a Horse trolley (IF OPEN). Board your bus & drive to San Francisco (approximately 4 hours). Dinner at Indian restaurant & overnight at Hotel.
Day 12 - San Francisco: You will have a full day to enjoy in San Francisco today. After breakfast at the hotel, enjoy the amazing skyline of San Francisco on BAY CRUISE with spectacular views of Alcatraz, Golden Gate bridge & Bay Bridge. An Audio tour in 16 languages is available to get detailed history of this great city. Lunch on own. Your guide today will cover all the major highlights of the city in an in-depth city tour including TWIN PEAKS, San Francisco's Twin Peaks are two prominent hills near the center of the city. Each one stands at about 922 feet tall, and they offer amazing views of the Bay Area all the way down to the water. Enjoy a wonderful ride aboard Cable car (the world’s last manually operated Cable car system- if operational). Dinner at Indian restaurant & Overnight at hotel.
Day 13 – Departure: Today after breakfast, check out from the hotel (check out time is 11 am). The hotel offers complimentary shuttle to the airport. Please check with the bell desk regarding shuttle timings. If you have any early flight & no shuttle is operational, please take a cab on own. (Shuttle timings is from 5 AM to 9 PM).