2011 USA GALA EAST COAST ITINERARY (6D/5N)

FUNTIME ORLANDO/CRUISE 8D/7N ADD ON TOUR AVAILABLE

GOLDEN WEST COAST 8D/7N ADD ON AVAILABLE

ITINERARY

 

DAY 1: ARRIVE IN NEWARK

  • Arrive Newark or JFK Airport, Individual Meet & Greet at the airport.
  • Transfer to hotel and check-in to Hotel Radisson Hotel Carteret NJ or similar.
  • Evening - Indian Dinner
 
 

DAY 2: NEW YORK - SIGHTSEEING

  • Morning - Breakfast
  • Visit the famous Statue of Liberty park by Ferry ride. It is one of the most recognized symbols of freedom and democracy.
  • Afternoon- Indian Lunch
  • Visit Madame Tussauds Wax Museum and spend time with your favorite stars lifelike wax models with photo opportunities
  • New York City Guided Tour - Visit Times Square, Trump Towers, Ground Zero, China Town, Rockefeller Center, Madison Square Garden & Central Park
  • Spectacular Manhattan by night - Visit the Empire State Building where on a clear night you can see the spectacular New York City skyline from the Observation Deck
  • Evening - Enchanting Gala evening with Dinner in Manhattan and Belly Dance Show
 
 

DAY 3: NEW YORK -WASHINGTON DC -SMITHSONIAN AIR & SPACE MUSEUM

  • Morning - Breakfast
  • Check-out hotel & Proceed to Washington DC
  • Afternoon Indian/International Lunch
  • Visit Smithsonian Air & Space Museum truly a wondrous exhibit of air and space vehicles. This is the largest most modern exhibit in the world
  • Later, Washington DC. Guided city tour- White House, Capitol, Lincoln, Washington, and Vietnam Memorials etc
  • Evening - Indian dinner
  • Check-in to hotel Crowne Plaza or similar
 
 

DAY 4: WASHINGTON DC - HERSHEYS CHOCOLATE WORLD - NIAGARA

  • Morning - Breakfast
  • Hotel Check out
  • Afternoon Lunch Enroute
  • Proceed to Hershey, PA & visit Hershey’s Chocolate World where fun and sweetness meet adventure and excitement
  • Proceed to Niagara Falls & Check-in to hotel Holiday Inn Grand Island or similar
  • Evening - Indian dinner
  • Niagara Falls by night – illumination tour
 
 

DAY 5: NIAGARA FALLS - MAID OF THE MIST - CAVE OF THE WINDS - SHOPPING STOP

  • Morning - Breakfast
  • This morning enjoy the exciting Maid of Mist boat ride and a trolley ride to the Cave of the Winds up close to the falls
  • Afternoon - Indian Lunch
  • Later proceed to the shopping mall and shop to your heart’s content with our discount coupons (OR) Optional Jet Boat Tours available
  • Evening - Indian Dinner
 
 

DAY 6: NIAGARA FALLS – TOUR END

  • Morning - Breakfast
  • Hotel Check out
  • Private transfer to Buffalo Airport
  • PAX ending their tour here will fly to their next destination [Flight tickets not included in tour price]
 
  • These tours are designed for ultimate customer comfort and flexibility. Barring Acts of God and Government including Weather conditions, War, Natural Calamities and circumstances beyond out of control etc. the Tours will not be cancelled or postponed.
  • Cruise & VUSA Ticket prices not included

TOUR PRICE INCLUSIONS - ALL ENTRANCE TICKETS TO SIGHTSEEING INCLUDED

  • ALL YOUR HOTEL STAYS AT HAND PICKED DELUXE HOTELS
  • AN INDIAN TOUR ESCORT WILL FACILITATE YOUR TRAVEL NEEDS ON THE TOUR
  • 5 DELICIOUS BREAKFASTS, 4 LUNCHES & 5 SUMPTOUS INDIAN DINNERS & 1 COMP COCKTAIL
  • EXCITING GALA DINNER MANHATTAN, NEW YORK WITH BELLY DANCING SHOW
  • ALL REQUIRED TRANSFERS AND INTER CITY TRAVEL BY LUXURY A/C COACH, MINI BUS OR VAN
  • STATUE OF LIBERTY PARK & FERRY RIDE (CROWN & PEDESTAL NOT INC.)
  • MADAME TUSSAUDS WAX MUSEUM
  • GUIDED CITY TOUR OF NEW YORK - TIMES SQUARE, MADISON SQUARE GARDEN, UNO, GROUND ZERO, CENTRAL PARK, BROADWAY THEATRE DISTRICT, WALL ST, ETC
  • EMPIRE STATE BUILDING OBSERVATION DECK
  • GUIDED CITY TOUR OF WASHINGTON DC. - WHITE HOUSE, CAPITOL, WASHINGTON, LINCOLN, VIETNAM MEMORIALS ETC
  • SMITHSONIAN AIR & SPACE MUSEUM
  • HERSHEY CHOCOLATE WORLD MUSEUM
  • NIAGARA FALLS BY NIGHT
  • NIAGARA MAID OF THE MIST
  • NIAGARA CAVE OF THE WINDS
  • TROLLEY RIDE NIAGARA
  • NIAGARA – JET BOAT TOUR AVAILABLE (OPTIONAL)
  • DISCOUNT COUPONS FOR SHOPPING AT OUTLET MALL, NIAGARA

YOUR TOUR PRICE DOES NOT INCLUDE

  • DOMESTIC OR INTERNATIONAL AIRFARE, TRAVEL OR HEALTH INSURANCE
  • PASSPORT, VISA OR OTHER CONSULAR FEES
  • ITEMS OF PERSONAL NATURE SUCH AS TELEPHONE BILLS, PAY PER VIEW MOVIES, LAUNDRY EXPENSES OR ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES
  • ANY OTHER ITEMS NOT MENTIONED IN THIS ITINERARY
  • TRAVEL AND MEDICAL INSURANCE

PAYMENT AND CANCELLATION POLICY

  • REGISTRATIONS WILL BE ACCEPTED 72 HOURS PRIOR TO DEPARTURE DATE, IF SPACE IS AVAILABLE
  • REGISTRATION FEE OF USD 100 IS NON-REFUNDABLE UNDER ALL CIRCUMSTANCES
  • CANCELLATION POLICY AND CHARGES FROM TRAVEL DATE
    • BEYOND 30 DAYS – 90% REFUND LESS REGISTRATION FEE OF $100
    • BETWEEN 30 – 10 DAYS – 50% REFUND LESS REGISTRATION FEE OF $100
    • 10 DAYS AND LESS – NO REFUND

F.A.Q.

  • WILL MY TOUR BE ESCORTED

    Yes!!!! We are the only tour company to provide an Indian escort and/or Driver. Escort cell phone number will be provided prior to travel date.
  • AIRPORT MEET & GREET?

    Individual Meet & Greet at airports (Newark EWR, New York JFK). Airport pickup is included in the tour price for these arrivals. The Placard will read “Tours By Leisure a la Mode & PAX name”. We are unique in providing this service.
  • MEAL PREFERENCE?

    Indian vegetarian, Indian non-vegetarian, Jain food available for dinners. this preference should be mentioned in the tour registration form.
  • IS CANADIAN VISA REQUIRED?

    Indian Citizens require Canadian Visitor’s Visa to Enter Canada (Toronto).
  • CLOTHING?

    It is recommended that pax carry at least 2 sets of clothes suitable for cold weather. Comfortable footwear is a must, as some walking is required during sightseeing.
  • PERSONAL ITEMS?

    It is recommended that pax carry personal items (tooth brush, paste, shaving items, cologne, comb, small umbrella, medicines etc.) from points of origin.
  • BACK-PACK?

    It is recommended that pax carry a small back-pack.
  • WATER?

    A Bottle of water and one snack will be provided on the coach daily.
  • DAILY SCHEDULE?

    A copy of tour itinerary/map will be provided on arrival. The tour is escorted by an experienced tour leader/driver/escort. Daily wake-up, breakfast, lunch, dinner, activity times will be communicated to the group by the tour escort on a daily basis, or as required.

TRAVEL INFORMATION

  • INTER CITY TRAVEL TIMES (WITHOUT TRAFFIC)

    New York City > Washington DC by coach 4.5 hours
    Washington DC > Hershey, PA by coach 2.5 hours
    Hershey, PA > Niagara Falls by coach 6 hours
  • WEATHER

    For the most part weather is temperate during the tour season. July, august, & September could be warm. April & October could be cool. Temperature range 10-30 degrees Celsius
  • SAFETY

    Travel in America is safe. America has arguably the best law enforcement system in the world. Passengers should exercise reasonable caution in protecting their belongings during travel. Leisure a la Mode is not responsible for any theft or loss of passenger baggage or personal items
  • VUSA TICKETS REQUIRED

    None - the tour has been designed to minimize air travel. No VUSA tickets required

GENERAL RULES AND REGULATIONS

  • LEISURE A LA MODE ESCORT

    The function of a Leisure a la Mode Escort is to facilitate the operations of the tour. It is expected that Tour escorts will be treated with respect at all times. It is also expected that the escort’s privacy is respected during off hours (after dinner to breakfast time). The same rules apply to Driver/Escort.
  • ITINERARY CHANGES

    Request for itinerary changes by PAX will not be entertained. The tour escort will conduct the tour as per itinerary
  • MEALS MENU

    Leisure a la Mode contracts the very best restaurants and specifies menus with great care. Meals menu is predetermined. Hence, any request for change to the menu cannot be entertained. It is not practical to change meals menu at the last minute on a tour
  • HOTELS

    Room reservations at Hotels are done as per the rooming list or names received by Leisure a la Mode. Any special requests like adjoining rooms or rooms in a particular floor or direction cannot be guaranteed by Leisure a la Mode. Also, Check-in time for hotels is 3PM and Check-out time is 11AM. Leisure a la Mode cannot guarantee early check-in or late check-out. Hotels may charge a fee for this service and PAX is expected to pay for the same
  • MEAL TIMES

    Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner will be served at generally accepted times during the day. Reasonable flexibility is expected based on the itinerary and coach travel times
  • BAGGAGE

    Only 1 Standard Suitcase & one carry on size luggage is recommended for FDD tours. Please note that airlines will charge for additional luggage and weight. Also, Travel is more comfortable when baggage is light and in good condition. 1 Standard suitcase and 1 carry on size suitcase will be allowed on FDD tours. Oversize baggage is prohibited on FDD tours
 

ADD ON TOURS AVAILABLE

  • FUNTIME ORLANDO W/CRUISE 8D/7N
  • CRUISE 3 DAY CARNIVAL
  • Magic Kingdom, Epcot Center, 3 Days Bahamas Cruise, Miami
  • GOLDEN WEST COAST 8D/7N
  • Marvel at the beautiful sights of San Francisco, Spectacular Las Vegas, Sunny LA and Hollywood & San Diego
 

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