Guided Tours

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TOUR OF THE BOROUGHS (CONTRASTS)

Departures: Tuesday, Thursdays and Saturdays. 8:00 AM
Where: Renaissance Hotel Times Square 714 Seventh Avenue (between 47 and 48 streets)
duration: 5 hs
Price: $70 p/p - Children up to 5 years $ 39

 

Our tour starts arriving at Harlem and the neighborhood known as Spanish Harlem (or "El Barrio") in north Manhattan. We cross the bridge over the Harlem River to enter the famous South Bronx, visiting neighborhoods like Melrose and Mott Haven, which have been the setting of countless movies and series, as well as the gathering locations for street gangs. Our stops include the Yankee Stadium, the 42nd Precinct and the "I love Bronx" graffiti site. We also go by the Headache Nelson and Jonathan graffiti with the possibility of getting-off to take photos of these interesting urban art pieces.

 

We arrive in the Queens district to visit the Malba neighborhood, a beautiful private development with luxurious residences, and Flushing Meadows, going by the Arthur Ashe Stadium and the Latino areas of Corona and Jackson Heights, where we make a stop for coffee and services. Our route continues to Brooklyn, visiting the Williamsburg borough and Crown Heights, where we will find the largest concentration of Orthodox Jews in the city of New York. The tour ends with the crossing of either the Manhattan or the Brooklyn bridges.

At the end, some passengers prefer to stay in Brooklyn to cross the bridge on foot. Another option is to stay in Chinatown, Little Italy and Soho.

You may book here and pay the balance owing in cash, on the tour date.

 

Stops: Yankee Stadium, Commissioner 42, Graffiti "I love Bronx , " Flushing Meadows Park, cafeteria and services Latin Quarter, Barrio Williamsburg Orthodox Jewish area (The stops may vary due to weather, traffic and city events)

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LAUNCH OFFER: WALKING IN NEW YORK (NEW)

Departures: wednesdays and friday
Where: Renaissance Hotel Times Square 714 Seventh Avenue (between 47 and 48 streets)
Duration: 5 hs
Special release price: $ 49 p/p (groups of at least 4 passengers)

A novel manner to get to know the Big Apple, where you will feel like a typical New Yorker, walking and riding the largest subway system in the globe.
Visit the neighboring stadium of New Jersey, where we will be visiting the World Trade Center memorial and will take a ferry trip along the Hudson River going to the exact crash site of the US Airways flight of 15 January 2009. We also visit the most popular observatory in Queens, followed by the hipster area of Williamsburg, one of the most entertaining boroughs in Brooklyn.
Our tour also includes a promenade through High Line Park, Chelsea and the Meatpacking District.
Our route starts in Times Square and ends in Williamsburg Brooklyn, where you will have the chance to have a meal and enjoy an afternoon in that colorful neighborhood.
Recommended for people who like and are able to walk.

Note: All transportation costs to be borne personally by each passenger.
Metrocard and Ferry fare not included. You will need to refill your Metrocard with a value of at least 12 US dollars.
Dates cancelled due to weather conditions are re-scheduled for the next day available.
This tour route is available from Easter Week to December 12th.

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UPPER AND LOWER MANHATTAN

Daily departures 8:30AM
Where: Renaissance Hotel Times Square 714 Seventh Avenue (between 47 and 48 streets)
Duration: 4 hours
Prices: $55 p/p

Visit the most important district in the city - Lincoln Center, Central Park, Dakota House, Harlem, Cathedral of St. John the Divine, Columbia, 5th Avenue, St. Patrick´s, Rockefeller Center, Empire State Building, Greenwich Village, Soho, Little Italy, Chinatown, Financial District and Battery Park.

This route includes 4 or 5 stops for taking photographs.

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HARLEM GOSPEL

Departures sundays 8:00AM
Where: Renaissance Hotel Times Square 714 Seventh Avenue (between 47 and 48 streets)
Duration: 4 hours
Price: $55 p/p

Discover this legendary and historic borough in northern Manhattan.
An in-depth visit to the island's area with the largest African American population.
Ulysses Grant Memorial, Sugar Hill, Morris Jumel Mansion, Apollo Theater, 125th Street - Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.
Meet Franco (the Harlem Picasso) and witness one of the community's main spiritual rites at a famous Harlem church.

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PANORAMIC NIGHT TOUR

Departures mondays wednesdays and fridays 6:30PM
Where: Renaissance Hotel Times Square 714 Seventh Avenue (between 47 and 48 streets)
Duration: 3.5 hs. hours
Price: $ 85 p/p (includes entry ticket to observatory)

Spectacular panoramic views of one the most fascinating and better illuminated cities in the world.

Our route includes the Staten Island Ferry, the Brooklyn and Manhattan bridges, and the Brooklyn Heights Promenade, ending at the Empire State Observatory or another observatory.

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WOODBURY COMMONS SHOPPING TOUR

Departures: at 9:00AM Please call to inquire about tour dates.
Duration: 8 hours
Price: $65 p/p

Tours organized with a minimum of 6 participants.

Also known as the Temptations Tour. Ralph Lauren, Carolina Herrera, Calvin Klein, Jimmy Choo, Burberry, Tommy Hilfiger, Timberland, Nike, Adidas, Chanel, DKNY, Dolce & Gabbana, Fendi, etc.

Return to downtown around 5:00 PM.

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ONE DAY WASHINGTON

Departures wednesday and saturday 6:00AM
Duration: all day
Price: $165 p/p

We will cross the states of New Jersey, Delaware and Maryland.

In the Capital of the United States of America we will visit the Air and Space Museum, Arlington Cemetery, Jefferson, Lincoln and Iwo Jima Monuments, passing the White House and Capitol.

Arrival in New York at 8:00 PM

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ONE DAY BOSTON

Departures: Please call to inquire.
Duration: full day tour
Price: $165 p/p

We will walk along the Freedom Trail, a historic path that includes some of the main locations from Colonial times, related to primitive revolutionary movements like the Boston Tea Party and the site of the Boston Massacre.

Quincy Market, Faneuil Hall, the Old State House, The Prado, and the church where the Boston Military Checkpoint of Colonial times originated are some of the locations visited during this half-day tour.

Also visit the neighboring city of Cambridge, the epicenter of Nobel Prizes, including Harvard University and the MIT, as well as the Longfellow House. Take a stroll through the paths that so many Presidents and genii once walked along.

Visit the renowned "Harvard Yard", including the John Harvard statue, also known as the "3 lies", and the Harvard Museum of Natural History.

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NIAGARA

Departures: Please call to inquire about dates (subject to availability upon reservation).
Duration: full day tour
Price: $549 p/p

Departures are usually very early -around 5:00 AM- arriving back in NYC at approximately 6:00 PM.

Prices include transportation from and to airport, flight tickets, reception in Buffalo, trip to the Canadian Niagara Falls (passports are required), ride on the Maid of The Mist vessel (when whether conditions allow for it), lunch at panoramic tower with view of the Falls, and return transportation.

Important data about the Niagara Tour

The price of each air ticket to Niagara* is $ 549. Tickets must be paid in advance to guarantee reservations.

No changes or reimbursements apply to confirmed reservations.

On-time flight departures depend on weather conditions.

Flight cancellations by the airline may be due to weather conditions. Accommodation and meal expenses are not covered and must be borne by each passenger.

Seats will be offered on the following flight available.

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NEW YORK IN FULL

Departure: mondays, wednesdays and fridays 8:00AM
Duration: 6 hours and a half
Price:$105 p/p

The "NEW YORK IN FULL" tour is a combination of the Contrasts of New York and Upper & Lower Manhattan Tours.

The route includes: Central Park with a stop at Dakota House, Central Park West, stop to visit the St. John the Divine Cathedral, Harlem, and 125th Street - Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.; from there, we go to Bronx.

Crossing of Harlem River to arrive at the famous South Bronx, where we visit neighborhoods like Melrose and Mott Haven, which have served as the setting of numerous films and series, as well as the gathering locations for street gangs. Stops include the Yankee Stadium, the 42nd Precinct (a location for the Fort Apache famous movie), the Uncle Sam graffiti, and we also go by the Headache Nelson and Jonathan graffiti, with the possibility of getting off to take photographs of these peculiar urban art expressions.

We travel to the Queens district, where we visit the Malba neighborhood, a beautiful private development with luxurious residences, and Flushing Meadows, going by the Arthur Ashe Stadium and the Latino areas of Corona and Jackson Heights, where we make a 15-minute stop for coffee and services.

Our route continues to Brooklyn, visiting the Williamsburg borough and Crown Heights, where we will find the largest concentration of Orthodox Jews in the city of New York.

From Brooklyn, we cross one of the bridges to visit Lower Manhattan, including SoHo, Little Italy and the FiDi (Financial District).