New york! New york! The city that inspired musicals and several cultural movements. In new york, high culture blends fluidly with gritty city atmosphere. Don’t be surprised if your day of shopping at high-end boutiques concludes with an impromptu steel drum concert at a subway. Or if after stepping out of a swanky french café you are greeted by the scent of falafel sold by a roadside vendor. This kind of amalgam is the soul of new york.
It’s not easy to live up to titles like ‘cradle of liberty’ and ‘the hub of the universe’, yet boston pulls it off with panache. This former haunt of puritan colonists and freedom fighters is now home to reformers of another breed. Today boston is the place new england’s financial entrepreneurs and cultural prophets frequent.
White Mountain National Forest
Mount washington looms in front of you. Nordic trails curve through wooded grounds. A moose languidly strolls onto the campground while a red fox darts past. You are at white mountain national forest, where travelers head when weary with civilisation.
The Finger Lakes
Nature created these geographical marvels to resemble fingers, but in her capricious way, added an eleventh. But it’s not the label of a geographical oddity that draws visitors to the finger lake region. This region, particularly around the canandaigua lake, is blessed with excellent wineries, sublime weather and all the requisites for outdoor pursuits like sailing, ice-fishing and kayaking.
Nothing can quite describe the breathtaking majesty of the niagara falls, where the niagara river plunges down an escarpment over a thousand feet wide. Witness mother nature at her awe-inspiring best.
The usa’s most powerful symbols of history and politics share space with modern works of art and museums that hold within their walls information on everything from aviation to espionage. America’s capital is a history buff’s playground.
Like most urban sprawls, chicago flaunts the requisite glass facades and skyscrapers. But its infectious spirit to exceed stereotypes is only too obvious. Hot-dogs have been elevated to
gourmet standards, offering varieties like cheese pork with cherry cream sauce and sesame-ginger duck. And priceless avant-garde sculptures are found at the most unusual places. Chicago is here to set standards, not to follow them.
While no longer the world’s tallest building, the sears tower still stands proud. High-speed elevators climb 110 stories to the observatory deck where you will be treated to a bird’s eye view of lake michigan, the city, the surrounding suburbs and, on clear days, parts of indiana, wisconsin and michigan. The skydeck tour also includes a multimedia presentation
on the sears tower and other architecturally significant buildings.
Architectural River Cruise
Go on an exciting tour of the chicago river and the architectural landmarks that stand on its shores. Visit the east bank club, and drift past the sears tower to the old post office building. Cruises are led by professional guides who narrate the dramatic story of chicago’s rise from the ashes of the great fire of 1871.
On holiday. It's essential that you spend your nights in comfort, enabling you to rise refreshed for a day packed with possibilities. At Kuoni, we give you a choice of the most celebrated hotels and resorts in each location.
In USA you may choose from five star and four star hotels. The hotels, and resorts we offer have been chosen for their level of luxury, services, location. amenities and opportunities for recreation. So that you can look forward to putting up your feet in comfort at the end of each day.
There's something about a holiday that increases the appetite multifold. Perhaps it's the fresh air. Or the eager anticipation of the day ahead. Whatever be the reason, We ensure that meals are something you will look forward to.
Every morning, wake up to the convenience of a hot buffet breakfast at your hotel. At lunch time, you are free to sample the local cuisine at any of the restaurants around your hotel, or en ruoute to your next destination. End your days with flavours of home: a sumptuous dinner at an Indian restaurant located close to your hotel.
Watch bustling cities from skyscrapers of stratospheric heights; explore verdant mountains; witness the mighty falls, meet a whale or two; and, when you find time, steal a sip of wine and some local cuisine. This journey will take you to both popular cities as well as relatively undiscovered areas of the East coast of America.
Arrive at New York and visit Times Square, Broadway and other popular sights. Later, dine at an Indian restaurant.
After breakfast, go on a guided tour of the Big Apple. Your tour covers Manhattan, Liberty Island, Ellis Island and Ground Zero. Later, visit the Top of the Rock observatory for a 360 degree view of the city. Explore SoHo, Greenwich Village, Chinatown and Little Italy before tucking into delicious Indian fare.
After breakfast, head towards Boston. Pause at Newport, Rhode Island; the former resort for America’s wealthiest families whose mansions still line Ocean Drive and Bellevue Avenue. On reaching Boston, take a walking tour down Freedom Trail. Later, dine at an Indian restaurant.
After breakfast, board a whale watching cruise. Later, ramble through Boston’s streets visiting Bacon Hill, and the Cambridge and Harvard universities. End your day with an Indian supper.
Set off to the White Mountains, New Hampshire. Visit Salem and its Witch Museum en route. Later, experiment with the White Mountains’ local fare.
After breakfast, explore the White Mountains area before proceeding towards the Green Mountains, Vermont. Visit the Ben and Jerry’s Ice-cream factory at Stowe and the Shelburne Museum near Burlington. For dinner, head to the nearest restaurant for some local cuisine.
Proceed towards the Adirondack Mountains and resort town of Lake Placid, immediately after breakfast. Continue towards Ithaca which boasts numerous dining and entertainment options. You will be spending the night in the Finger Lakes region.
Explore this quaint region and take a hike near Seneca Lake after breakfast. Later, you may visit the Finger Lake’s wineries or move directly towards the Niagara.
Visit the Niagara falls aboard the Maid of the Mist. Dine at the Skylon Tower, witness the colourful night time illumination of the falls and try your luck at the casinos.
After breakfast, set off to the airport to board your flight home.
Explore Chicago, with visits to the Chicago Symphony Orchestra, the various neighbourhoods and stunning architectural landmarks. Later, dine at an Indian restaurant.
After breakfast, go on a guided tour of the city. Walk down the Magnificent Mile, visit the Sears Tower and go on a one-hour cruise down the Chicago River. Conclude your trip with an Indian dinner.
After a leisurely buffet breakfast, head to the airport to board your flight home.
Historical monuments, a bustling city at night and the legendary falls in all its magnificence. This tour takes you to three of America’s most significant destinations: Washington, New York and Niagara. It’s a brief but comprehensive course in the nation’s history and culture.
Arrive at Washington and check in at your hotel. Dinner will be at an Indian restaurant.
Tour America’s capital in your private van, visiting all the popular landmarks including the Washington Monument, the Lincoln Memorial, Arlington Cemetery, the Vietnam War Memorial and the White House. After the tour, explore the city on your own before dining at an Indian restaurant.
After breakfast, drive to New York via Pennsylvania. In the evening, dine at an Indian restaurant.
Breakfast is followed by a guided tour of the Big Apple. Visit landmarks like Battery Park, St. John the Divine, Ellis Island and the Statue of Liberty.
Drive towards Niagara after breakfast. En route, visit the Corning Glass Factory. Later, enjoy an Indian meal.
After breakfast, step aboard the Maid of the Mist and visit the magnificent falls.
Head to the airport after breakfast to board your flight home.
The glamour of Hollywood and the solitude of a nature park. Sunny beaches and big city lights. Roulette wheels and steep gorges. This nine-day trip along the West Coast of the USA promises to be as exciting as it is diverse.
Arrive at San Francisco, where our representative will escort you to your hotel. In the evening, enjoy an Indian dinner.
After breakfast, proceed on a guided tour of San Francisco and visit sights like the Golden Gate Bridge, the Twin Peaks, Telegraph Hill, Pier 39 and Fisherman’s Wharf. Later, board the Golden Gate Bay cruise before an Indian dinner.
Immediately after breakfast, journey along the 17-Mile Drive and Pacific Grove on your way to Monterey. Visit the Monterey Bay Aquarium and then explore the numerous seafood joints at Fisherman’s Wharf.
Saunter down Fisherman’s Wharf or experiment with Monterey’s selection of fine wines. Later, head to Hollywood’s homeland, Los Angeles and see its many sights. Conclude your day with dinner at an Indian restaurant.
Ride around Universal studios in a tram car. Visit theme rides and discover what happens behind the scenes. In the evening, dine at an Indian restaurant.
Drive to San Diego immediately after breakfast and visit SeaWorld. Later, enjoy an orientation tour of the city before you head to an Indian restaurant for dinner.
After breakfast, explore the city of San Diego before heading to sin city, Las Vegas. Tour Las Vegas in a stretch limousine and visit all the famous landmarks - the Bellagio fountains and the Freemont Street Experience among others. End your day with a hot Indian dinner.
Spend your day seducing lady luck or take one of our tours to the Grand Canyon. You could opt for the Coach Tour, Highlights Air Tour, the Air and Ground Tour, Air and Ground Tour with Boat and Helicopter with the additional option of the Skywalk. Later witness the Jubilee Show (children below 18 years of age are not permitted). In the evening, enjoy an Indian dinner.
After breakfast, head to the airport to board your flight home.
You can opt to extend your vacation in the USA with a visit to Walt Disney World. Enter a land of magic, fun and colour. Visit places you’ve only seen in fairytales and meet your favourite characters. Disney World promises you an experience so unique, it’s surreal.
Arrive at your hotel. Your day is free to relax or explore the area at leisure.
Spend your day at Walt Disney’s Magic Kingdom and meet Mickey, Donald and other Disney stars. Watch the musical spectacular Cinderellabrations at Cinderella’s Castle. The more daring can opt for a Jungle Cruise in Adventure Land or a rollercoaster ride on Big Thunder Mountain. See the past presidents of the United States at the Hall of Presidents in Liberty Square and take a leisurely ride across Tomorrowland.
Spend your day at Epcot and celebrate the fascinating cultures of the world. Experience the cuisine, culture and entertainment of 11 different countries, brave bumpy terrains and hair-pin turns at Test Track or go on a cosmic adventure at Mission Space. Rest assured, your day will be anything but boring.
This day has been earmarked for a visit to Disney’s Hollywood Studios where you will experience the glitz and glamour of Hollywood. See the Hollywood of the 40s and new attractions like the American Idol Express. Feel like a star or meet one. Get a glimpse of the movie world behind the scenes, participate in parades and visit movie themed attractions.
Head to the airport for your trip back home.