Sample Five Day Tour - Enrichment (New York)
Depart school on executive coach for LondonHeathrowAirport. Check in and departure on flight to New York. Arrival at New York. Transfer to the Courtland Marriott hotel located just outside NYC.
Breakfast at the hotel and departure for NYC. We will meet our local guide for a walking tour of the main sights of the Financial District - Wall Street, Federal Hall, Trinity Church, New York Stock Exchange. We will also stop at the small church of St. Paul, which recollects poignant memories of the attacks on September 11 2001. We will then look at ‘Ground Zero’.
After lunch, we will take a ride past the Statue of Liberty and on to Ellis Island and the Immigration Museum. We will also look at the monument to those people who died on September 11 and the eternal flame, situated by the ferry port.
There may be some time for shopping in the pedestrian area of South Street Seaport before heading for Chinatown and our evening meal.
There will then be an admission to the Observatory Deck of the Empire State Building. Return to the hotel around 10pm.
Depart hotel after breakfast to visit the Rockefeller Center, taking two guided tours. The first, the Rockefeller Center tour will cover the Radio City Music Hall, Christie’s Auction House and the studio of ‘The Today Show’. We will thendepart from the NBC Experience Store on the NBC Studio Tour. This will take us into the studios of NBC’s New York operations. We will learn about the history of NBC, of its early sound effects and its transition into television. Finally, there will be some time to enjoy the NBC Experience Store, a retail attraction featuring, amongst other things, a New York themed sweet shop!
Time at leisure browsing along the famous 5th Avenue – Trump Towers, Sak’s and Audrey Hepburn’s favourite shop, Tiffany’s.
Evening meal and transfer to the theatre to watch a Broadway Show. Return to the hotel.
Breakfast at the hotel and transfer to the Metropolitan Museum of Art.
After lunch, we will view the Strawberry Fields Memorial and enjoy some leisure time in Central Park. We will then visit CNN for an inside tour.There will be an opportunity for some shopping in the inside mall here. We will head past the Dakota building – John Lennon was shot outside here and Yoko Ono still lives inside.
Evening meal and return to New Jersey. Swimming in the indoor pool and leisure time in the fitness centre.
Breakfast at the hotel and check out. We will head for the Sony Technology Wonderlab
After lunch, there will be a talk at the United Nations.
Meal in Little Italy before the transfer to the airport.
Flight leaves for London Heathrow
Arrival at London Heathrow and transfer by coach to school. Approximate arrival back at school