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American Grandeur

Duration

20 Nights / 21 Days

Destination

DAY WISE ITINERARY:
Day 01 Arrive New York
Arrive at New York, John F Kennedy International Airport. On arrival you will be met by our local representative and transferred to your hotel. Rest of the day at leisure to enjoy the city. Feel the pulse of this mega city as you stroll on Times Square. Visit the theaters of Broadway and the huge number of animated neon and LED signage have made it one of New York’s iconic images and a symbol of the intensely urban aspects of Manhattan. Visit Macy’s the largest shopping store in U.S.A. Overnight at the Hotel.

Day 02 New York – City tour
After an American breakfast, proceed for a half day city tour of New York. Enjoy the sights of New York city. Visit the Winter Gardens where you have great views of Ground Zero. Visit the theatre district, Chinatown, Wall Street and Central Park. Then board a scenic boat cruise to Liberty Island for a close up view of ―The Statue of Liberty‖. Photograph the Manhattan and Brooklyn Bridges and then continue on the city tour. Stop for photographs at the United Nations Global Headquarters and the Trump Tower. We then proceed to the top of the Empire State Building where you can board the New York Skyride – an exciting virtual tour of some of the best attractions of New York. Then visit the Madame Tussauds Wax Museum where you have a chance to see life-like wax figures of some of your favourite American stars. Then we go to the ―Top of the Rock‖, observation deck at the Rockefeller Centre to enjoy a breathtaking view of the famous landmarks. After this unforgettable day, rest of the evening at leisure to explore any of the various different cuisine restaurants. Overnight at the Hotel.

Day 03 New York
After an American breakfast day at leisure free for shopping and enjoying a walk on Times Square. Enjoy the buzz of the city life, the people and the culture. Try out different American food and shop to your heart’s content. Overnight at the Hotel.

Day 04 New York – Niagara Falls
After an American breakfast check out and transfer to the world famous Niagara Falls – one of the natural wonders of the world. Arrive at Niagara Falls and check in at hotel. Rest of the day at leisure to view the unmatched beauty of the falls in its entire splendor which is illuminated at night with bright colours. Overnight at the Hotel.

Day 05 New York – Niagara Falls
After an American breakfast get ready to enjoy unparalleled views of the spectacular falls. Take a boat ride on the world famous ―Maid of the Mist‖. The boat takes you right up to the Horseshoe Falls – the largest of the three falls. Then take an elevator ride 175 feet into the Niagara Gorge, an experience of a lifetime. You can also view the American Falls and Bridal Veil Falls. Rest of the day at leisure to shop at the factory outlets or just troll in the Niagara Falls State Park. Overnight at the Hotel.

Day 06 Niagara Falls – Washington
After an American breakfast check out and transfer to Washington. Enroute visit the Hershey’s Chocolate World. Here you will see the process of how beans are made into milk chocolate. Then visit the Corning Glass Centre – and you can buy some of the best crockery at discounted prices. Arrive at Washington and check in at your hotel. Then proceed for a guided and historic city tour of Washington D.C. Breathe in thefragrance of plants from around the world as you stroll on the Capitol Gardens and get up closer to the Capitol Building – the U.S. Parliament. Have a photo stop in front of the White House (the president’s residence). Visit the Lincoln Memorial, Supreme Court Building, the WWII memorial, the FBI building and the Smithsonian Air and Space Museum. Rest of the day at leisure. Overnight at the Hotel.

Day 07 Washington – Miami
After an American breakfast check out and transfer to the airport for your flight to Miami. Arrive at Miami – the Magical city and the Sunshine state of Florida. and transfer to hotel and check in. Discover the beautiful side of Miami with mansions, yachts, Port of Miami and its sea planes. We recommend that you try to get to South Beach to enjoy the sunshine and a day of fun in the sun. Of course you’ll also want to see the Miami Seaquarium while you’re in the city too. For one heck of an adventure you’ll want to try the Miami Hang Gliding, too. Sightseeing in Miami is a treat. Be sure to see as many places as you can. This town offers you so much to enjoy. Rest of the day at leisure to relax on the beaches of Miami. Overnight at the Hotel.

Day 08 Miami
After an American breakfast proceed for a tour of Miami - see the Little Havana and Calle Ocho, Coconut Grove, key Biscayne, Brickell Avenue and stroll along the famous Miami beach. Rest of the day at leisure to relax on the beaches of Miami and enjoy the water activities. Whether you are a resident, visitor or business owner, the City of Miami welcomes you to the shiny City under the Sun. Centrally located in a bustling urban area that is bursting with new developments, residential homes and eye catching attractions, Miami is truly a world class destination. Overnight at the Hotel.

Day 09 Miami – Orlando – Sea World.
After an American breakfast check out and transfer to the airport for your flight to Orlando. Arrive at Orlando and transfer to hotel and check in. Orlando is the Fun Capital of U.S.A. We proceed in afternoon for Half day Sea World, a beautifully landscaped marine park full of fun and excitement for all. Get ready for one of a kind journey to the wonders that exist beyond the ocean’s door. A place where up close encounters connect you to the energy and excitement of sea life. A world of fascinating days, captivating nights and exhilarating adventure. Here you will encounter Sea World’s Shamu, the killer whale, like never before. See world famous shows like ―Believe‖, a captivating and visually stunning new Shamu show, ―Odyssea, an underwater circus, ―Blue Horizons‖ – an all new dolphin performance and many more. For those seeking thrills, you can ride the ―Kraken‖, Orlando’s only floorless coaster, Experience‖ journey to Atlantis‖ – part water ride, part roller coaster. Encounter the frozen North in Wild Arctic, experience a slice of the Antarctic at the Penguin Encounter – a 120 foot long moving walkway will transport you through this frozen wonderland. These are just few of the exciting things that you can do here. See various other exciting shows, exhibits and enjoy the wonderful and thrilling rides like the latest underwater flight ―Manta‖ – coming 2009. Enjoy Sea World’s 400 foot tall Sky Tower and the bird’s eye view of the entire park. Participate in one of the many interactive programmes in Sea World. The in park dining offers lots of choice and there are adventure camp, education programmes where you can learn some unusual animal facts. There is the Fun Zone for kids with interesting games to keep them occupied. See the various conservation efforts of the park keepers. Time permitting, visit ―Aquatica‖, Sea World’s water park. Enjoy the interactive play area where kids can be kids and adults can also become one of them!! Literally, enjoy the water slides – Dolphin Plunge, beaches of Aquatica, biggest thrills and coolest spills of the park with rapids in the wave pools. After a tiring and exciting day, transfer back to the hotel. Overnight at Hotel.

Day 10 Orlando – The Walt Disney – Epcot Centre
After an American breakfast proceed for tour of Walt Disney’s most famous Epcot Centre – the ultimate mix of futuristic technology and entertainment. The ―Future World‖ defies the laws of time, space and gravity. This park offers fun, adventure and excitement for everyone. Journey through time in ―SpaceshipEarth‖, soar 40 feet in the air in the amazing free flying attraction. Blast off into space without leaving earth this ultimate interactive thrill-packed adventure in Mission Space. Go beyond 3D with incredible special effects and awesome surprises in ―Honey, I Shrunk the Audience‖. Greet all your Nemo pals as they swim amid the live marine life of the gigantic aquarium in ―The Seas with Nemo & Friends‖. In the World Showcase the world is literally around the corner. Be thrilled by the incredible ―Dragon Legend Acrobats‖ in China, ride the delightful El Rio Del Tiempo, ―The River of Time‖ boat ride in a shady lagoon at the foot of a smoking volcano in Mexico, ride the Maelstrom adventure cruise in Norway or simply stroll down the Moroccan Casbah. As a grand finale to your visit, witness a thrilling night time spectacle as the sky erupts with over 1100 pyrotechnic bursts. The extraordinary Earth Globe floats across the lagoon, revealing wonders of the seven continents on its curved LED screens – the first ever of its kind. Transfer back to the hotel. Overnight at Hotel.

Day 11 Orlando – The Walt Disney – Magic Kingdom or Animal Kingdom
After an American breakfast, proceed for a tour of the fascinating and wonderful world of Magic Kingdom – home to Mickey Mouse, Cinderella and many Disney characters. Experience fun beyond your imagination. See the Mickey’s Philarmagic – be dazzled by this impressive attraction that bursts forth with amazement from one of the largest seamless screens in the world! Be a rocket jockey and blast into the outer-galaxy past shooting stars and other worldly satellites in Space Mountain. Visit the home of 999 happy haunts where there is ―always room for one more‖ in the Haunted Mansion. Come face to face with Pirates in ―Pirates of the Caribbean‖. Ride a runaway mine train in Big Thunder Mountain Railroad. Do not miss the afternoon Toon Town Parade where you come face to face with – Mickey Mouse, Donald Duck, Aladdin, Cinderella, The Beauty and the Beast and many more. Cool off with a 52 foot plunge in the Splash Mountain. Today meet all your favourite Disney characters in Toontown Hall of Fame and also walk through Mickey’s Country House. Say goodbye to your favourite animated friends or Another option is of visiting the Animal Kingdom Theme Park. The park is full of attractions, adventures and entertainment that reflect Walt Disney’s dedication to nature and conservation. The park is home to more than 1700 animals from 250 species. This is the largest animal themed park in the world and the park has seven areas. Within each area encounter real and fantastic animals and get close to them or ask for their autograph. Exciting attractions await as does live and wild entertainment – like Broadway style musical shows and parades. Enjoy exciting expeditions and wild adventures with animals. Great close to creatures from feathered to huge and mighty. Transfer back to the hotel. Overnight at Hotel.

Day 12 Orlando – Kennedy Space centre
After an American breakfast proceed to the headquarters of National Aeronautics Space Administration (NASA). The only place on earth where you can tour launch areas, meet an astronaut, see giant rockets, experience lunar landings and rocket blast offs and maybe even view a launch. Enjoy the attractions in the Visitors Center. Here you can see exciting shows in 2 giant IMAX theatres with five storey screens and realistic 3D special effects. Get a rare opportunity to meet a real life member of NASA’s Astronaut Corps. Visit the Space Shuttle Plaza, where you are met with a jaw dropping, full sized NASA space shuttle replica – Explorer. Strap in and experience interactive space flight simulators at the Astronaut Hall of Fame. Late rproceed on a tour and visit the 60 foot tall Launch Complex 39 Observation Gantry for a breathtaking 360 degree view of the two giant Shuttle Launch Pads. Rest of the day at leisure to enjoy on own or rest at the hotel. Or you can go shopping at one of the many souvenier or bargain shops. Transfer back to the hotel. Overnight at Hotel.

Day 13 Orlando – Los Angeles
After an American breakfast check out and transfer to the Airport for your flight to Los Angeles – the ―City of Angels‖ and a glamorous city. Arrive at Los Angeles and transfer to hotel and check in. Rest of the day at leisure to just relax and enjoy the hotel or explore the place on your own. Overnight at Hotel.

Day 14 Los Angeles
After an American breakfast get set to become a part of Hollywood magic as you visit the World famous Universal Studios – the Entertainment capital of Los Angeles. See the work place of Hollywood’s biggest and most glamorous stars. Feel and view the sets, props, costumes and thrilling stunts from your favourite Hollywood blockbusters. Take a memorable Studio Tram tour and experience the world of illusions. Test your fate as you enter the Mummy’s tomb, experience a Northern Californian earthquake, try to escape from the mighty shark from the movies ―Jaws‖, escape the fury of ―King Kong‖. The Studio tour will leave you fascinated. Today you can travel through time in ―Back to the Future‖. Feel the thrills of the world’s scariest 84 feet drop at the Jurassic Park roller coaster, plunge into total darkness as you face fireballs, scary beetles and an army of warrior mummies on a thrill ride in ―Revenge of the Mummy‖. See how movie magic is made in ―Special Effects‖ and live through the process of termination in ―Terminator 2‖ in 3D. See Water World – the hit motion picture come surging to life in a spectacular tidal wave of death-defying stunts, awesome explosions and an ocean of thrills. After a day full of adventure and excitement transfer back to you hotel. Overnight at Hotel.

Day 15 Los Angeles
After an American breakfast, we proceed for a city tour, to sample the rich history, diverse culture and pulsating movie tempos. We first take you to visit the main street in Hollywood – ―Hollywood Boulevard‖. See the Kodak Theatre, which hosts the annual ―Oscars‖ and walk along the Hollywood walk of Fame, visit the Grauman’s Chinese theatre. Drive along the famous Sunset Strip and enter Beverly Hills and pass by the houses of the famous movie stars. Drive along Rodeo Drive the super exclusive shopping street where the who’s who of the world shop. This place is the shopping mecca of the rich and famous. Rest of the day at leisure free for shopping. Overnight at Hotel.

Day 16 Los Angeles – Las Vegas
After an American breakfast check out and transfer to the Airport for your flight to Las Vegas. Arrive at Las Vegas - gambling capital of the world. On arrival check in to your hotel. You can explore the grandeur of your own hotel or you can just walk along the Las Vegas Boulevard – the main street. Later this evening enjoy the spectacular sight of the hotels lit up with dazzling lights. Enjoy a game at one of the many popular casinos and casino hotels – Caesars Palace, The Venetian, Bellagio, Luxor Casino and many more. The sights and sounds of this place will truly enchant you. The sheer number of things to see and do here is overwhelming. There are plenty of activities for children in the city. There are shows and entertainment for children. Explore the place or the famous ―Strip‖. You can walk down the ―Strip‖ and also take a Monorail which has many stops in between. Parts of the ―Strip‖ must be experienced on foot – marvel at dancing fountains at ―Bellagio‖, see an erupting volcano at the ―Mirage‖, or watch pirates and sirens entertain on ships ―Treasure Island‖ . Do not forget to visit downtown’s Fremont street experience, which is a haven for pedestrians. Enjoy your day at this amazing place which has golf courses, health spas, huge pools and the best casinos. Visit the Las Vegas Premium Fashion Outlet Shopping Center for some shopping and lunch. Enjoy a show at night with bright neon lightings and experience Las Vegas culture. Overnight at your casino hotel.

Day 17 Las Vegas – Grand Canyon National Park
After an American breakfast, proceed for a full day tour of the world famous, World Heritage Grand Canyon National Park. Marvel at one of the Seven Natural Wonders of the World as you experience the breathtaking views of the Grand Canyon. There is plenty of free time to wander along the canyon rim.
There is time for an optional helicopter flight seeing tour of the Grand Canyon—definitely the thrill of a lifetime. The Canyon is created by the Colorado River cutting a channel over millions of years and attaining a depth of more than a mile (1600 m) The tours include a panoramic and scenic flying adventure over Hoover Dam which is a 726 foot high structure and is truly awe inspiring and a historic landmark and a Modern Civil Engineering Wonder of the World. Also fly over Lake Mead – the largest man made lake and reservoir in U.S. Take breathtaking pictures of the rolling hills, rugged mountains, breathtakingcliffs, deep gorges and other spectacular sights of nature. Descend deep into the canyon and land on the canyon floor. After an exciting day transfer back to the hotel and at leisure. Overnight at your casino hotel.

Day 18 Las Vegas - San Francisco
After an American breakfast, check out and proceed to the airport for your flight to San Francisco. Arrive at San Francisco and transfer to hotel and check in. Rest of the day at leisure. Overnight at Hotel.

Day 19 San Francisco
After an American breakfast, this morning enjoy a short stroll to breakfast on Pier 39, San Francisco’s No.1 attraction. From here you’ll experience the opportunity of an up-close view of the haul-out of harbor seals, postcard views of the Golden Gate and Bay bridges, Alcatraz and the San Francisco Bay. After breakfast, you will be met by a local guide for a sightseeing tour of the city. Highlights include the Twin Peaks, Seal Rocks and the Golden Gate Bridge. Your afternoon is at leisure to explore the shops at either Fisherman’s Wharf or Union Square. Perhaps you’ll take a ride up and down the city’s thrilling hills on a famed cable car. Enjoy a spectacular cruise on the Bay and sail apst the skyline, historic vessels at Hyde Street Pier, San Francisco Maritime National Park, sail directly under the Golden gate Bridge, Cruise around the island of Alcatraz formerly a prison. On your way back to Fisherman’s Wharf see the Oakland Bay Bridge and Coit Tower. Also visit the Twin Peaks – the highest vista point and see the city at your feet. Walk down Lombard Street, the most crooked street in the world with 8 curves in one block. See the Civic Centre, Union Square, Nob Hill – the hill of the Nawabs, Chinatown – the prettiest in U.S., the Golden Gate Park – the green lungs of the city. Rest of the day at leisure to explore on own. Overnight at Hotel.

Day 20 San Francisco
After an American breakfast, full day at leisure. Shop at the world-famous boutique stores or possibly taking in a San Francisco Giants or 49ers game. San Francisco's best shopping zones includes Union Square, Haight Ashbury and the Marina. San Francisco has both urban culture and natural beauty. The DeYoung Museum rises out of Golden Gate Park, the Legion of Honor reigns over the Presidio and the Pacific Ocean and the Museum of Modern Art stands across from the downtown Yerba Buena Garden oasis.
Performance art also has a historical hold on San Francisco and the city consistently attracts top touring acts to its vibrant theatre scene. There is also a San Francisco festival or event for every season, culture and cause imaginable, including Chinese New Year, Oktoberfest and Carnaval.

Day 21 Depart San Francisco
After an American breakfast, check out and transfer to the airport for your departure flight.

Transport

All transfers.

Cost Includes

1. Accommodation at hotels as opted
2. Daily buffet breakfast
3. Transfers as specified in the itinerary on Seat-In-Coach basis.
4. Meals as specified in the itinerary.
5. Sightseeing and entrance fees as per the itinerary in Air-Conditioned Combis /Coaches on Seat-In-Coach basis.

Cost Excludes

.Passport, visa charges, International Airfares & Airport taxes.
.Cost granted by the Reserve Bank of India under the Basic Travel Quota scheme.
.Any increase in the rate of exchange, surface transportation and land arrangements, which may come into effect, prior to departure.
.Porterage, tips, insurance, laundry, wines, mineral water, telephone charges, optional tours and all items of personal nature and also food & drinks not forming part of the group menus.
.Anything not specifically mentioned in ―Tour Price Includes‖ box.

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