GRAND TOUR OF USA
19 Nights / 20 Days
Its Really Grand!
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Vacation Style Holiday Type
Activity Level Leisurely
Group Size Large Group
NOTE FOR BOOKING FLIGHT :
FOR WEDNESDAY DEPARTURE: ARRIVAL IN JFK WILL BE ON WEDNESDAY, DEPARTURE OUT OF BUFFALO, NY (BUF) WILL BE ON TUESDAY ARRIVING INTO ORLANDO, FL (MCO) WHILE THE DEPARTURE FROM ORLANDO ARRIVING INTO VEGAS WILL BE ON THE FOLLOWING TUESDAY AND DEPARTURE OUT OF SAN FRANCISCO (SFO) WILL BE ON MONDAY.
FOR THURSDAY DEPARTURE: ARRIVAL IN JFK WILL BE ON THURSDAY, DEPARTURE OUT OF BUFFALO, NY (BUF) WILL BE ON WEDNESDAY ARRIVING INTO ORLANDO, FL (MCO) WHILE THE DEPARTURE FROM ORLANDO ARRIVING INTO VEGAS WILL BE ON THE FOLLOWING WEDNESDAY AND DEPARTURE OUT OF SAN FRANCISCO (SFO) WILL BE ON TUESDAY.
- ALL HOTELS AS MENTIONED BELOW
- AIRPORT TRANSFERS ON PRIVATE BASIS (FROM JFK & TO BUF AIRPORT)
- 14 DINNERS AT INDIAN RESTAURANT (CHOICE OF VEG, NON VEG & JAIN) IF YOU ARE TAKING DAY TRIP TO MIAMI/15 DINNERS IF YOU ARE TAKING 2 DAY DISNEY IN ORLANDO.
- 14 AMERICAN BUFFET BREAKFAST plus one breakfast at Earl of Sandwich in Vegas FOR ONE DAY MIAMI TRIP PASSENGERS AND 15 AMERICAN BUFFET BREAKFAST plus one breakfast at Earl of Sandwich in Vegas FOR PASSENGERS TAKING 2 DAY DISNEY.
- HINDI SPEAKING TOUR DIRECTOR (WILL MEET AT 6 PM ON DAY 1 & BE WITH THE GROUP TILL END OF DAY 6) ON THE EAST. THERE WILL BE NO TOUR DIRECTOR FOR ORLANDO PORTION. THE WEST COAST TOUR DIRECTOR WILL MEET THEM AT 6 PM.
- TOUR WILL BE CONDUCTED IN A 55 SEATER/22 SEATER/15 SEATER/VAN BASED ON THE NUMBER OF PEOPLE SIGNED FOR THE TOUR
- WIFI AT ALL HOTELS AS WELL AS 55 SEATER COACH. N/A FOR SMALLER VANS/COACHES.
- STATUE OF LIBERTY
- WALL ST BULL
- FREEDOM TOWER
- DOUBLEDECKER NEW YORK CITY TOUR
- PHILADELPHIA DOUBLEDECKER TOUR
- USS CONSTELLATION
- PADDLE BOAT IN BALTIMORE
- CITY TOUR OF DC (GUIDED)
- AIR & SPACE MUSEUM
- CAPITOL TOUR IN DC (IF OPEN FOR TOURS) FOR WEDNESDAY DEPARTURES ONLY
- MUSEUM OF NATURAL HISTORY (FOR THURSDAY DEPARTURES ONLY)
- HERSHEY’S CHOCOLATE WORLD
- PENNSYLVANIA STATE CAPITOL (IF OPEN)
- CORNING GLASS MUSEUM
- ILLUMINATION OF FALLS
- IMAX MOVIE IN NIAGARA
- CAVE OF THE WINDS
- MAID OF THE MIST
- MAGIC KINGDOM
- FULL DAY TRIP TO MIAMI ON SIC (OPERATED BY THIRD PARTY) WITH AIRBOAT TOUR. WE ARE NOT LIABLE IN CASE OF CANCELLATION OF THE TOUR). Passengers have the option to choose DISNEY PARK if they do not want to go to Miami.
- DOUBLEDECKER CITY TOUR IN VEGAS
- MYSTERE SHOW IN VEGAS (MINDFREAK SHOW for MAY 9, MAY 10, JULY 11, JULY 12, SEPT 12, SEPT 13, NOV 8 DATES). AGE LIMIT: under 1 year for MYSTERE & under 5 yrs for MIND FREAK NOT ALLOWED. No refunds if missed.
- OUE SKY SPACE LOS ANGELES WITH SLIDE
- SANTA MONICA BEACH
- CITY TOUR OF LOS ANGELES (GUIDED)
- UNIVERSAL STUDIOS
- SOLVANG CARRIAGE RIDE NOT OPERATIONAL DURING FEW DATES IN AUGUST & SEPTEMBER) AS WELL AS WHEN THE TEMP IS ABOVE 95 DEGREES. IN THIS CASE, WE WILL GIVE A WINERY TOUR. IF THERE IS A PROBLEM WITH THE HORSES, CARRIAGE RIDE WILL BE PROVIDED.
- BAY CRUISE
- CITY TOUR OF SAN FRANCISCO (GUIDED)
- TWIN PEAKS
- CABLE CAR (IF OPERATIONAL)
- VISA & PROCESSING FEES
- MANDATORY TIPS ($12 per person) TO BE GIVEN TO THE TOUR DIRECTOR ON THE EAST AND $10 PER PERSON ON THE WEST. THIS CANNOT BE PRE PAID.
Welcome to NY !
Welcome to NY!!!! Your pick up will be done by our airport representative (Baggage claim for Domestic passengers & Currency exchange for International arrivals. Representative will be at Baggage claim for Domestic passengers & Currency exchange for International arrivals. (in order for us to coordinate the pick-up, we need a valid contact number for the passengers. Wait time will vary anywhere from 30 minutes to 1 hour for International passengers). Check into Hotel Hilton (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********** Meet your tour manager at 6 pm in the hotel lobby to start the tour. Enjoy a wonderful buffet dinner at Indian restaurant. After dinner, get one hour of free time at Times Square to see the city in action at night. Overnight at Hotel (HILTON JFK OR SIMILAR). For passengers wising to stay longer, please take cab on own to get to the hotel.
Statue of Liberty
Enjoy a Hearty buffet breakfast at the hotel & depart at 7:45 am to get 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. This is now the tallest building on the Western Hemisphere and stands in place of Twin towers. After an early dinner at the Indian restaurant, 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 Hilton JFK or similar
Dive to Philadelphia
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 in a double-decker bus. 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) to view one of its Historic ships – USS Constellation which carried an important diplomatic role in Civil war. The sloop was launched on 26 August 1854 and commissioned on 28 July 1855 with Captain Charles H. Bell in command. She remained in service for close to a century before finally being retired in 1954, and preserved as a museum ship. Enjoy a ride in self-driven paddleboat (that holds 4 passengers) on the Baltimore’s inner harbor. Drive to outskirts of DC to check into your hotel (approximately one hour’ drive). Dinner enroute. Check into Marriott Crystal city or Similar)
Today after breakfast, enjoy a tour of the Capitol building-if open for tours (seat of United States Congress) & learn a little bit more in detail about the Nation’s legislature. Enjoy city tour with a specialized guide in DC covering all the major landmarks. See all the key attractions DC has to offer 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 tour and see the best attractions At the end of the city tour, you will be given time at Air & space museum to view all the different exhibits related to space & Aeronautics. Lunch on own. 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). ********Please note that for Thursday departures, Capitol tour in DC is not included. We will instead do a city tour of DC in the morning followed by two museums- AIR & SPACE MUSEUM & MUESEUM OF NATURAL HISTORY. Rest of the itinerary
Pennsylvania Capitol tour
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. 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)
Cave of the Winds
Today after breakfast, enjoy a 45 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.
Journey to Orlando
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). Continue your journey to Orlando. Welcome to Orlando, FL!!! You will be picked up by our representative from baggage claim and dropped off at the hotel. Dinner at Indian restaurant (walking distance from the hotel). PLEASE NOTE THAT THE RESTAURANT CLOSES AT 10:00 PM. PLEASE MAKE SURE YOU ARE AT THE RESTAURANT BEFORE CLOSING IN ORDER TO BE SERVED. Overnight at hotel.
After breakfast, please check with the front desk regarding shuttle timings to Magic Kingdom. This will be a round trip transportation provided from the hotel. Enjoy a full day at the park. YOU WILL NEED TO CARRY YOUR PHOTO ID TO PICK UP TICKETS FROM WILL CALL WINDOW. Overnight at the hotel. IF YOU ARE PLANNING TO STAY BACK FOR FIREWORKS, PLEASE MAKE YOUR OWN ARRANGEMENTS FOR TRANSFER. Dinner at Indian restaurant (walking distance).
MIAMI TOUR OR DISNEY PARK
OPTION TO CHOOSE ONE DAY MIAMI TOUR OR DISNEY PARK FOR PASSENGERS TAKING THURSDAY DEPARTURE OF GRAND USA, THIS SIGHTSEEING WILL BE DONE ON DAY 8 OF TOUR DEPENDING ON TOUR AVAILABILITY. OR After breakfast, enjoy a full day at Disney’s EPCOT. Please check with the hotel regarding hotel shuttle. This will be a round trip transportation provided from the hotel. Enjoy a full day at the park. Dinner at Indian restaurant (walking distance).
Enjoy a relaxed breakfast at the hotel. Your driver will pick you up from the hotel at 11 am for transfer to the cruise terminal. PLEASE NOTE THAT WE ONLY DO DROP OFF AT PORT CANAVERAL AS A PART OF OUR ITINERARY. WE ENCOURAGE THAT YOU BOOK ROYAL CARIBBEAN DEPARTING EVERY FRIDAY FROM PORT CANAVERAL.
Premium Outlet mall
Our representative will pick you up from the port at 9 am from the cruise terminal upon disembarking. Hotel check in time is 3 pm. You are free to leave your luggage with the bell desk and enjoy some shopping time at Premium Outlet mall close to your hotel. Enjoy free day on own. Evening dinner at Indian restaurant. Overnight at hotel.
Welcome to LAS VEGAS!!!! Your pick up will be done by our airport representative (Baggage claim for Domestic passengers. Check into Hotel PLANET HOLLYWOOD (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. Early check in fee is approximately $22 per room based on availability ********** Meet your tour manager at 6 pm in the hotel lobby to start the tour. Enjoy a wonderful buffet dinner at Indian restaurant. After dinner, 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.
Free Day or Grand Canyon
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 a $12 gift card, Valid at Earl of Sandwich inside Planet Hollywood. After dinner at Indian restaurant, our bus will pick you up to take you to watch an Amazing & exciting ACROBATICS SHOW -MYSTERE show. Deemed a theatrical "flower in the desert," Mystère thrills generations of audiences with its exhilarating blend of whimsy, drama and the unimaginable brought to life on stage. Honored eight times as "Best Production Show" by the Las Vegas Review-Journal, Mystère has an international cast of 75 performers featuring dancers, singers, musicians and champion-caliber acrobats. Overnight at hotel. (For Wednesday departures, DAY 1 will be dinner with MYSTERE Show in the evening while DAY 2 – Thursday will be day free for Grand Canyon & evening will have Double-Decker tour).
After buffet breakfast at the hotel, have an early start & depart for Los Angeles. Visit the 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. From there, drive to Santa Monica Beach & enjoy a relaxed time at the Pier. With a carousel, an arcade, an amusement park, restaurants, the Santa Monica Pier offers a wide range of activities for the whole family. Drive to Indian restaurant for dinner. Check into Hotel for Overnight stay.
After breakfast at the hotel, 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. You will then be taken to Universal Studios to enjoy the rest of the day at the park. This Sprawling Amusement park with thrilling theme rides, restaurants, shows, shops and one of the oldest real working movie studio in use is definitely a unique & fun filled experience for the whole family. Evening Dinner at Indian restaurant. Overnight at Hotel.
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. Enjoy a wonderful ride aboard Cable car (the world’s last manually operated Cable car system- if operational). Enjoy a spectacular view of San Francisco from 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. Dinner at Indian restaurant & Overnight at hotel.
Check - Out
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).
NEW YORK (2 NIGHTS): HILTON JFK 144-02, 135th AVENUE, JAMAICA, NY PH: 7186590200
WASHINGTON DC (1 NIGHT):
MARRIOTT CRYSTAL CITY 1999 Jefferson Davis Hwy, Arlington, VA 22202
MARRIOTT FAIRVIEW PARK 3111 FAIRVIEW PARK DRIVE, FALLS CHURCH, VA PH: 7038499400
DATES: MAY 10, 17, 24 &
MARRIOTT DULLES 45020 AVIATION DRIVE, STERLING, VA PH: 7034719500
DATES: OCT 5, OCT 26
HARRISBURG, PA (1 NIGHT):
HILTON HARRISBURG 1 N 2ND ST, HARRISBURG, PA PH: 717-233-6000
CROWNE PLAZA 23 S 2nd St, HARRIBUSRG, PA PH: (717) 234-5021
DATES: MAY 17, AUG 9, OCT 11
NIAGARA FALLS, NY (2 NIGHTS):
SHERATON AT THE FALLS, 300 3rd ST, NIAGARA FALLS, NY PH: 716-285-3361
DOUBLTREE BY HILTON, 401 BUFFALO AVE, NIAGARA FALLS, NY PH: 716-524-3333
DATES: MAY 3, MAY 4, MAY 18, JUNE 7, JUNE 8, JUNE 21, OCT 4, OCT 5
ORLANDO (4 NIGHTS):
FOUR POINTS BY SHERATON STUDIO CITY 5905 INTERNATION DRIVE, ORLANDO, FL PH: 4073512100 or SIMILAR
LAS VEGAS (2 NIGHTS):
PLANET HOLLYWOOD 3667 S LAS VEGAS BLVD, NEVADA 89109. (please note that some of the hotel rooms do not offer Coffee/Tea maker. Assigning rooms is at Hotel’s Discretion).
LOS ANGELES (2 NIGHTS):
DOUBLETREE BY HILTON TORRANCE 21333 HAWTHORNE BLVD, TORRANCE, CA, 90503.
SAN FRANCISCO (2 nights):
SAN MATEO MARRIOTT 1770 S AMPHLETT BLVD, SAN MATEO, CA 94402.
PRE NIGHT RATES AT PLANET HOLLYWOOD BREAKFAST & TAXES (PER PERSON)-ALL PRICES IN USD:
****PLEASE NOTE THAT THE PASSENGERS WILL BE REIMBURSED THE BREAKFAST COST IF TAKING PRE NIGHT BY THE TOUR MANAGER. THEY WILL HAVE TO HAND OVER THE RECEIPT. APPLICABLE AT SPICE MARKET BUFFET ONLY****
POST NIGHT AT SAN MATEO MARRIOTT:
|San Mateo Marriott||380||203||135||105||45|
APRIL 19, 26
MAY 3, 4, 10, 11, 17, 18, 24, 25, 31
JUNE 1, 7, 8, 14, 15, 21, 22, 28, 29
JULY 5, 6, 12, 13, 19, 20, 26, 27
AUGUST 2, 3, 9, 10, 16, 17, 23, 24, 30, 31
SEPTEMBER 6, 7, 13, 14, 20, 21, 27, 28
OCTOBER 4, 5, 11, 12, 18, 19, 25, 26
NOVEMBER 1, 8
- Travel Insurance
- Personal Expenses
- Anything not mentioned in Inclusions.
Uplift Holidays LLP reserves the right to make minor modifications to the daily itinerary flow based on weather, traffic, or other conditions for the convenience of the traveling customers. We reserve the right to use Van/Minibus/Coach depending on the number of passengers.
In case of coach break down due to mechanical failures, the company will make every effort to fix the problem but please note that there will be no monetary compensation for the inconvenience caused.
No. Cruise and Air Tickets are not Included in this Pricing. Its only Land part quote.