Amazing America Tour

12 days to visit America East Coast to West Coast

12 Nights / 13 Days

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Tour Highlights

New York
• Panoramic City Tour with local professional guide
• Statue of Liberty entrance... read more

Adventure , Beach , Family , Honeymoon , Luxury , Off Beat , Romantic

Departure : New York

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Tour Highlights

New York
• Panoramic City Tour with local professional guide
• Statue of Liberty entrance to the crown not included
• Ferry Ride from Battery Park to Liberty Island included
• Times Square free time to explore
• Night Tour of New York City

Corning
• The Corning Museum of Glass with entrance

Niagara Falls
• Maid of the Mist with entrance

Hershey
• Hershey’s Chocolate World with entrance

Washington
• Panoramic City Tour with local professional guide
• The National Air and Space Museum with entrance
• Free time for shopping

Las Vegas
• Free time to explore
• Optional Tour of Grand Canyon

Los Angeles
• Panoramic City Tour with local professional guide
• Walk along the Hollywood Walk of Fame
• Drive through the famous Beverly Hills
• View the world famous Hollywood Sign
• Visit the Universal Studios with entrance

San Francisco
• Panoramic City Tour with local professional guide
• Alcatraz with entrance to the jail and cruise
• View the famous Golden Gate Bridge
• Free time for shopping
• See the famous Lombard Street

Day Wise Itinerary

Day 1: Arrive New York (JFK Airport)

Arrive at JFK Airport (preferred time of arrival between 8am to 4 pm). On arrival meet our representative at baggage claim area who will assist you with your transfers to your hotel. Check in at hotel available from 3pm. Up until 6pm use this time to relax; at 6pm meet your tour manager at the hotel lobby. Depart for an Indian dinner followed by free time at Time Square known as one of most popular places in New York. At 10pm return back to your hotel. You may wish to stay longer at Times Square but you will need to make your own arrangements to the hotel.

Note: Our standard pick up is from JFK Airport but if you would like a pick up service from LaGuardia Airport or Newark Liberty International Airport are available on request but please note additional charges will apply.
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Day 2: New York City Tour

After breakfast depart for a city tour of New York. Enjoy a photo stop by the iconic bull at Wall Street followed by a ferry ride to Battery Park where the world famous Statue of Liberty lies (entrance to crown & pedestal is not included). Later visit the 86th floor of the Empire State Building which offers spectacular views of Manhattan from its observation deck. In the evening proceed for an Indian dinner. Then enjoy a illumination tour of Manhattan conducted in open double-decker bus. During the tour see glittering Manhattan Skyline, Greenwich Village, Soho, Little Italy, Manhattan Bridge, Brooklyn Bridge and Lower East Side.
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Day 3: New York - Philadelphia - Hershey - Washington DC

Drive to Philadelphia; on arrival enjoy a land and water sightseeing on a duck tour. Later drive to Hershey's Chocolate World, here explore assortment of sweet chocolate attractions and treat your senses to the many wonders of chocolate. After drive to Washington DC and on arrival enjoy an Indian Dinner and later check in to your hotel.
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Day 4: Washington DC City Tour

After breakfast drive to Fashion Centre at Pentagon, here enjoy free time for shopping and lunch. Later visit The National Air and Space Museum of the Smithsonian Institution that holds the largest collection of historic aircraft and spacecraft in the world. Also view National Museum of Natural History which is the most visited natural history museum in the world. In the evening enjoy an Indian dinner before arriving at the hotel.
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Day 5: Washington DC - Niagara

Drive to Capitol Hill for a guided tour. Here view the iconic U.S. Capitol Building, Capitol Hill is where the business of Washington happens. Tour the Capitol, the U.S. Supreme Court and the Library of Congress. After lunch drive to Niagara. In the evening enjoy an Indian dinner before arriving at the hotel.
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Day 6: Full Day at Niagara

Depart to view Niagara Adventure Theatre which in 45 minutes you will witness Niagara Falls incredible stories and history. Then visit The Niagara Falls IMAX® Theatre which takes you on a ride over the Niagara Falls. Later embark on an unforgettable boat ride aboard the world-famous Maid of the Mist (subject to operation). The boat takes you to the curve of the Horseshoe Falls - the largest of the three falls. In the afternoon experience the Niagara Gorge Discovery Center, a showcase of the natural and local history of Niagara Falls. Later visit Aquarium of Niagara before departing for Indian dinner.
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Day 7: Niagara - Las Vegas

Check out and transfer to Buffalo airport for your flight to Las Vegas. Arrive at Las Vegas Airport (Airport code: LAS) (preferred time of arrival between 8am to 4 pm). On arrival meet our representative at baggage claim area who will assist you with your transfers to your hotel. Up until 6pm use this time to relax; at 6pm meet your tour manager at the hotel lobby. Depart for an Indian dinner followed by guided orientation city tour on a double-decker bus.
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Day 8: Las Vegas - Free Day OR Optional Grand Canyon

The day is yours to explore the original 'Sin City'. Stroll down the 'Strip', with its outrageous themed hotels or relax by the poolside. A walk along the 'Strip' offers many free attractions such as the breathtaking show of musical fountains at the Bellagio Hotel and the erupting volcano at the Mirage. Away from Las Vegas we recommend the magnificent Grand Canyon (not included). The Grand Canyon is one of the natural wonders of the world and is visited by millions of people every year

Passengers doing the Grand Canyon will be given packed breakfast from Earl of Sandwich. Passengers opting to stay back will be given a voucher towards breakfast at Earl of Sandwich restaurant.

Day free or optional Grand Canyon Tour [It is strongly recommended to book this optional Grand Canyon tour at the time of booking with agent since these tours sell out fast.]
In the evening enjoy Indian dinner which is a short walk away.
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Day 9: Las Vegas - Los Angeles

Drive to Los Angeles known as the City of Angels. Up on arrival embark on a panoramic tour with a professional guide. During the tour view the Kodak Theatre which hosts the annual Academy Awards known as The Oscars and then enjoy a walk along the Hollywood Walk of Fame. Later, drive through the rich and famous Rodeo Drive, view Beverly Hills Area and drive through Sunset Boulevard. Today you will also have time to take photos of the famous Hollywood sign.
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Day 10 : Universal Studios Los Angeles

In the morning depart for a full day excursion to Universal Studios and go behind-the-scenes on the legendary Studio Tour to explore Hollywood's most famous working movie studio. Experience the Jurassic Park Ride where you will come face-to-face with a 50-foot T-Rex before taking a treacherous 84-foot death-defying raft plunge. You will have the opportunity to visit many more rides and attractions before departing for your dinner and returning to the hotel.
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Day 11 : Los Angeles - Monterey Bay

After breakfast proceed to beautiful Monterey Bay. On arrival enjoy the Spectacular 17 mile scenic drive with the world famous pebble beach. Before checking in to your hotel enjoy an Indian dinner.
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Day 12: San Francisco - Cable Car - Bay Cruise - City Tour

After breakfast enjoy a scenic bay cruise. During the cruise marvel at the Golden Gate Bridge, Alcatraz as well other popular landmarks. Later enjoy a guided tour of San Francisco covering Fisherman's Wharf, Nob Hill, Financial district, Twin Peaks, Lombard Street, China Town, Golden Gate Bridge Park and much more. Enjoy an exciting ride on the famous San Francisco cable car (if operational). In the evening free time at Fisherman's Wharf.
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Day 13: San Francisco - Tour Ends (extension to Orlando available)

Check-out of the hotel before 11AM and proceed to the airport by hotel shuttle to board your departure flight.
Return flight must be from San Francisco Airport (Airport code: SFO)
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B=Breakfast, D=Dinner

Tour Inclusions

Price Includes

• Ground transportation in AC coach
• 11 nights accommodation in 3/4* hotels with breakfast
• 11 Indian dinners
• Entrance and sightseeing as mentioned in Tour Highlights
• Premium service of a local representative

The Riviera Difference

• Great discounts available for bookings received 6 weeks in advance
• Stay in the heart of Manhattan
• Daily Indian dinners

New York
• Panoramic City Tour with local professional guide
• Statue of Liberty entrance to the crown not included
• Ferry Ride from Battery Park to Liberty Island included
• Times Square free time to explore
• Night Tour of New York City

Corning
• The Corning Museum of Glass with entrance

Niagara Falls
• Maid of the Mist with entrance

Hershey
• Hershey’s Chocolate World with entrance

Washington
• Panoramic City Tour with local professional guide
• The National Air and Space Museum with entrance
• Free time for shopping

Las Vegas
• Free time to explore
• Optional Tour of Grand Canyon

Los Angeles
• Panoramic City Tour with local professional guide
• Walk along the Hollywood Walk of Fame
• Drive through the famous Beverly Hills
• View the world famous Hollywood Sign
• Visit the Universal Studios with entrance

San Francisco
• Panoramic City Tour with local professional guide
• Alcatraz with entrance to the jail and cruise
• View the famous Golden Gate Bridge
• Free time for shopping
• See the famous Lombard Street

 

Tour Exclusions

  • PRICE OF AIR TICKET
  • VISA 
  • INSURANCE
  • DEVIATION CHARGES IF ANY
  • ANY ITEM WHICH IS NOT MENTIONED HEREIN

 

Additional Excursions

• The WET JET Tour: EXHILARATING WET ADVENTURE!
• DURATION: APPROXIMATELY 4 HOURS
• PICK UP TIME FROM HOTEL: 3 PM
• COST: £97 PER PERSON

We depart daily from the United States side of the Niagara River out of Lewiston NY from mid-June through to Labor Day. After Labor Day, we depart on a limited basis and weekends.

• You will absolutely get soaked, so bring a change of clothes.
• Passengers must be at least 44 inches tall (avg. 6 yr old).
• All guests must be on site 45 minutes prior to your departure time.
• Passengers under the age of 16 must travel with someone 18 or older.
• We do not reserve specific seats for any wet jet departure.
• Passengers are allowed to bring a hat, glasses & water proof cameras. There is minimal storage on the jet boats.
• Get ready to Hydrate your Senses.

Passengers are provided with all the necessary gear to keep you as comfortable as possible, in no way shape or form will the gear keep you from getting absolutely soaked.

Optional in Package


· NIAGARA HELICOPTER TOUR (NO CANADIAN VISA)
· DURATION: 10-12 MINUTES RIDE OVER THE BEAUTIFUL NIAGARA FALLS.
· PICK UP TIME: 3 PM
· COST: £97 PER PERSON

Helicopter ride over the falls gives you a bird eye view of the beautiful Horseshoe Falls. Your tour will include a view of Rainbow Bridge, American side of the Falls, Goat Island, Cave of the Winds, Queen Victoria Park, Clifton Hill and the American Observation Tower. Please note that the Helicopter ride is seasonal & the best way to book it is while on tour. The tour manager will accept cash.


GRAND CANYON WEST RIM TOUR WITH SKYWALK:
DURATION OF THE TOUR: 12-14 HOURS OF COACH TOUR
PICK UP TIME: 6:05 AM FROM PLANET HOLLYWOOD BUS LOADING ZONE
COST: £151 PER PERSON

GRAND CANYON WEST RIM WITH SKYWALK, PONTOON & HELICOPTER RIDE:
DURATION: 12 to 14 HOURS OF COACH TOUR
PICK UP TIME: 6:05 AM FROM PLANET HOLLYWOOD BUS LOADING ZONE
COST: £305 PER PERSON

GRAND CANYON AIR/GROUND TOUR WITH SKYWALK:
DURATION: 6 TO 7 HOURS
PICK UP TIME: BASED ON THE FLIGHT TIME AVAILABLE
COST: £274 PER PERSON

GRAND CANYON AIR/GROUND TOUR WITH SKYWALK, HELICOPTER, BOAT:
DURATION: 8 to 10 HOURS
PICK UP TIME: BASED ON THE FLIGHT TIME AVAILABLE
COST: £396 PER PERSON

GRAND CANYON AIR AND GROUND TOUR OF SOUTH RIM:
DURATION: 10 HOURS
PICK UP TIME: EARLY MORNING
COST: £250 PER PERSON

GRAND CANYON AIR AND GROUND TOUR OF SOUTH RIM WITH HELICOPTER RIDE:
DURATION: 10 HOURS
PICK UP TIME: EARLY MORNING
COST: £381 PER PERSON

 

Price

DEPARTURE DATE AND PRICE IN US$, VALID UPTIL SEPT 2018

Departure Dates

 ADULT CHILD

Apr - 19,26

 $3150 $1360 

May - 09,04,10,11,17,18,24,25,31

 $3150   $1360 

Jun - 01,07,08,14,15,21,22,28,29

 $3150  $1360  

Aug - 02,03,09,10,16,17,23,24,30,31

 $3150  $1360  

Sep - 06,07,13,14,20,21,27,28

 $3150 $1360 

Oct - 04,05,11,12,18,19,25,26

 $3150 $1360 

Nov - 01,08,15

 $3150 $1360 
     


Child 2-11 years must share a room with 2/3 adults
Infants 0 - 23 months price is $450

Single supplement will be additional $1000
Max occupancy per room is 3 person (excluding infants)

 

This tour is based on a minimum number, it can be operated on less numbers but a supplement may apply.

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USA

The United States of America (USA) consisting of 52 States which are in central North America between Canada and Mexico. The state of Alaska is the north-western part of North America and the state of Hawaii is an island in the mid-Pacific.
The country also has five populated and nine unpopulated territories in the Pacific and the Caribbean. At 3.71 million square miles (9.62 million km2) and with around 318 million people, the United States is the world's 3rd or 4th-largest country by total area and third-largest by population. It is one of the world's most ethnically diverse and multicultural nations, the product of large-scale immigration from many countries. The geography and climate of the United States is also extremely diverse, and it is home to a wide variety of wildlife.
The United States is a developed country and has the world's largest national economy.

Pick up and Drop off points & Times

There are no dedicated pick up points for flight tours. You will have to meet a Riviera Tours representative directly at the Airport.

Time:
GMT - 5 East Coast (New York)
GMT – 8 West Coast (Los Angeles)

Electricity

Sockets in USA use two pin plugs. The voltage in USA is generally 120V, 60HZ, AC. Electric power is standardized in all states across the USA. It is set at 110 Volts and 60 cycles. If you are travelling to USA, you should carry an adaptor.

Passports and visa

Entry requirements for Indian Passport Holders: Passport valid for at least 6 months upon arrival. Visas are required.

Health

Medical facilities are of a very high quality but are extremely expensive. You are strongly recommended to obtain comprehensive travel and medical insurance before travelling. It should cover local hospitalisation and medical repatriation to your country of residence.

Go prepared for the heat. Use a high factor sun block and drink plenty of bottled water to guard against exposure and dehydration, which can result in serious health problems

Some prescribed and over the counter medicines that are available in the UK are considered to be controlled substances in the USA. Any such medication is not allowed into the USA without prior permission from the UAE Ministry of Health. If a passenger arrives in the USA without prior approval and the required documentation, the medication will not be allowed into the USA and the person may be subject to prosecution under the laws of the USA. A doctor's prescription should be carried along with any medication that is brought into the country.

Insect and animal bites can be painful, set off allergic reactions, or become infected. Some also spread diseases such as malaria and rabies. Avoid insect and animal bites by using insect repellent on exposed skin.

Climate

The climate in USA varies across different parts of the country. Generally, the western and southern parts of US have warmer weather as compared to the eastern and northern parts. The eastern/northern parts of US experience harsh winters with heavy snowfall but the summers are pleasant. The western/southern part has extremely hot summers and comparatively tolerable winters

USA can be divided into six climate regions, excluding Alaska, Hawaii and outlying territories. The climate varies considerably between different regions.
Northwest Pacific
Mid/South Pacific
Midwest
Northeast
Southeast
Southwest

West Coast (North)

(Includes states like Oregon and Washington to the crest of the Cascade Mountains)
This is the perhaps the wettest part of the country. There are scattered rain showers all year round. Temperatures are mild averaging around 40 degree F. (32.2 degree C). The summer months are pleasantly warmer but never too hot. You can see fogs along the coast during the warmer weather but the fog is less dense during mid-day.

Warm clothes: You will need extra warm clothes for winters like leather jackets, thermal jackets, warm inners, leather gloves etc.

West Coast (South and Mid )

(Includes states like California, Idaho, Montana, Wyoming, Colorado, Utah and Nevada)
These states have generally dry and delightful summers.
California has excellent weather all the year round, with the northern part of the state somewhat cooler (quiet chilly in the winter but seldom freezing). There are very few places in California that experience snow, and the state is known for its nice weather. Mostly all the cities have tolerable winters.
The winter months in the other states like Montana, Idaho and Wyoming can be very cold, with temperatures dropping well below 0 degree F. Colorado, Utah and Nevada are known for their excellent skiing.

Warm clothes: For California you will need warm clothes for winters. For the rest of the Mid-South Pacific region you will need warmer apparel.

Midwest
(Includes states like Dakotas, Kansas, Illinois, Iowa, Minnesota, Wisconsin, Michigan, and Indiana)
This region is moderately dry. Precipitation occurs mainly in late spring and early summer. Summers are pleasant but winter time can be harsh, with lots of snow and heavy chilly winds. Extremes within the Midwest can drop down to -50 degree F.

Warm clothes: You will need extra warm clothes for winters like leather jackets, thermal jackets, warm inners, leather gloves etc.

East Coast (North)

(Includes states like Ohio, Pennsylvania, Washington DC, Maryland).
This entire area is moderately rainy. In winter, the region experiences heavy snow and freezing rain. Summers are usually pleasant, sunny and warm. The fall is especially beautiful in wooded areas.

Warm clothes: You will need extra warm clothes for leather jackets, thermal jackets, warm inners, leather gloves etc.

East Coast (south)

(Includes states like portions of Arkansas and Louisiana, Kentucky, West Virginia, Virginia)
Like the Northeast, this entire area experiences moderate rains fairly evenly throughout the year. The Spring, Summer and Autumn seasons are all very pleasant. Some snow and freezing rain falls in winter but for the most part, the winters are quite mild and short lived.

Warm clothes: You will need moderate warm clothes for winters, but may need the extra warm ones for the cold weather that lasts for a very short duration of time.

Baggage

Baggage allowance will normally be 20kg – this will be dependent on the airline you are travelling with. Please ensure you adhere to current aviation regulations. Please remember that passengers’ will have to carry their luggage to and from the coach to the hotel room.

Clothing & Accessorises

Please Check Climate and Electricity.

Currency

The local currency is the USA is US Dollar banknotes exist in denominations of $1, $2, $5, $10, $20, $ 50, and $100, and coins come in denominations of 1, 5,10,25,50 (cents).
ATMs accept foreign debit and credit cards including Switch, Maestro and Cirrus, and can be found throughout the USA, in shopping malls, hotels and petrol stations.

Hotels

All hotels have a minimum, 3* category. Facilities will include en-suite bathroom, a TV and telephone. Some also include bars, restaurants and 24-hour reception. If you use services such as the phone or mini bar, or pay TV whilst in your room, you will have to pay the hotel directly when you check out; these services are not included in your tour cost.

Travel Insurance

Riviera Tours strongly recommends you purchase travel insurance. Passengers are advised not to carry unnecessary valuables and to be vigilant at all times as tourist spots are well known targets for pick pockets. It is advisable to make copies of your visas and passports prior to travel.

Food

Traditional American cuisine uses indigenous ingredients, such as turkey, venison, potatoes, sweet potatoes, corn, squash, and maple syrup,
Slow-cooked pork and beef barbecue, crab cakes, potato chips, and chocolate chip cookies are distinctively American foods.

Breakfast will be provided at the hotels. The breakfast is usually in a separate dining area of the hotel, and is usually an extended continental breakfast; it will include tea, coffee, breads, cereals, fruit

General travel information

You should agree a charge with the driver before the journey commences and ensure that a seat belt is worn at all times.

Sensible precautions should always be taken when in unfamiliar surroundings. Take care of your passport and valuables, use hotel safes and beware of pickpockets and bag snatchers.

Do not leave your accommodation windows open especially if you are on the Ground floor; ensure that doors are left locked at all times. You should avoid political gatherings and demonstrations, and respect any advice or instruction from the local authorities.

Cancelation of your Tour
Please note that if you for any reason need to cancel you tour, please let us know as soon as possible, this will help reduce the amount of cancelation charges you may have to pay. Cancelation charges will be as per the terms and conditions which you can find on our website or brochure.

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