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Escapade in New York

All our programs fully adaptable to suit your needs.  Our rates do not include flights but we can quote upon demand.

8 days - 7 nights
From
1029 € /person
For 40 + 4 (students and teachers)

1009 € per person (30 + 3)

1049 € per person (20 + 2)

Schedule

DAY 1

Depending on the flight schedule, optional breakfast, lunch or evening meal can be organized (quotation on demand)


Arrival in New York, and transfer by coach to your hostel

Evening meal and overnight accommodation in the hostel in New York.

DAY 2

Breakfast is served in the hostel.

Boat trip to the Statue of Liberty, one of the most famous sculptures in the world that was offered by France to the United States to celebrate the centenary of the Declaration of Independence. You can choose between an audio-guided tour of the Ellis Island museum of US Immigration, built on the site where millions of immigrants entered the United States, or a cruise towards the south of Manhattan to see the Statue of Liberty.

You are free to organise yourselves for your midday meal (at your expense)

In the afternoon, you are free to discover (using of your metro travel card), Battery Park, and Wall Street: the heart of global finance that houses the New York Stock Exchange and the headquarters of major US banks.

Then, choose between a visit of the 9/11 Memorial – Ground Zero site and it’s museum, built to commemorate the victims of the attacks on the World Trade Center of September 11th, 2001, or the Intrepid Museum, Sea, Air & Space (visit of an aircraft carrier, a submarine and a concorde).

Evening meal in your hostel in New York.

Followed by a  “by night” crossing for Staten Island (evening to be determined on site).

Overnight accommodation in your hostel in New York.

DAY 3

Breakfast served in the hostel.

Choice between an outdoor discovery of the famous Rockfeller Center classified as a historic monument because of  it’s Art Deco style and climb the Top of the Rock where you can admire the entire skyline of New York from a height of over 260 meters or a visit of the Guggenheim Museum: museum dedicated to modern and contemporary art in a unusual and originally designed building.

You are free to organise yourselves for your midday meal (at your expense)

In the afternoon, take a guided tour of the United Nations (UN) headquarters to discover the impressive General Assembly Hall, the imposing Security Council Chamber, the Economic and Social Council Chamber and the Council Chamber tutorship. Then, walk to St Patrick’s Cathedral, the Chrysler Building, Grand Central Terminal, Times Square and the Theater District.

Evening meal and overnight accommodation in your hostel in New York.

DAY 4

Breakfast served in the hostel.

Discover of the district of Harlem, the birth cradle of jazz and that concentrates African-American culture in New York, and / or  a Gospel Mass ( possible only on Sunday).

You are free to organise yourselves for your midday meal (at your expense)

Visit the Metropolitan Museum of Art (MET), the largest museum in New York with a very large collection of artefacts (ancient Egypt, armor from the era of European chivalry, fashion, photography and contemporary art), and / or walk from Mid Broadway to Little Italy,  Soho and China Town. Free time for shopping on Canal Street.

Evening meal and overnight accommodation in your hostel in New York.

DAY 5

Breakfast provided in the hostel.

Then journey to the Empire State Building to admire New York from the spectacular lobby on the 86th floor, where you’ll enjoy a breath-taking 360 ° panoramic view from this symbol of the city’s landscape, which is a witness to the genius, vision and of the atmosphere of New York. Then, an outdoor discovery of Flatiron Building and shopping at Macy’s.

You are free to organise yourselves for your midday meal (at your expense)

Walk on Fifth Avenue, the world famous street and one of New York’s main thoroughfares running through Manhattan from north to south. Then, walk on the High Line, a suspended urban park in the Meatpacking District that offers spectacular views of Manhattan.

Evening meal in your hostel in New York, followed by an evening Musical show in a broad-street music hall (according to schedule and subject to availability)

Overnight accommodation in your hostel in New York.

DAY 6

Breakfast provided in the hostel.

Visit to the Madame Tussaud museum: the famous New York wax museum lodged in a building of over 7,900 m², that houses more than 200 wax models representing American and International stars from politics,  music, cinema, TV, sport, such as  the Dalai Lama, Martin Luther King, Marilyn Monroe, Brad Pitt, Charlie Chaplin, the Beatles, former President Barack Obama with his wife Michelle and many more.

You are free to organise yourselves for your midday meal (at your expense)

You will attend either a Brooklyn Nets basketball game or a baseball game or ice hockey game (depending on game schedule and availability).

Evening meal and overnight accommodation in your hostel in New York.

DAY 7

Breakfast provided in the hostel.

Visit the American Natural History Museum , the largest natural history museum in the world that is a scientific and cultural institution of international renown with its five floors where you will discover dinosaurs, precious stones, and even a meteorite …

You are free to organise yourselves for your midday meal (at your expense)

Open visit of Columbia University (except during US school holidays): With Princeton and Yale, these prestigious universities make New York the US city that welcomes the most foreign students. It is the university that has formed the most Nobel Prize winners in the United States. Later, stroll through the huge “green lung” of Manhattan, Central Park, 4 km long and 800 meters wide, that has been the scene of many movies, series and American song clips.

Evening meal and overnight accommodation in your hostel in New York.

DAY 8

Breakfast provided at the youth hostel.

Crossing to Roosevelt Island by cable car, where you enjoy a unique view of the East River, Roosevelt Island and the iconic Queens and Queensboro Bridge.

You are free to organise yourselves for your midday meal (at your expense)

According to flight schedules, free time for shopping in New York, before being transfered to the airport for your return flights.

Depending on your flight schedule, an optional breakfast, lunch or dinner can be organized (quotation upon demand).

trip Information

  • Currency : American Dollar
  • Voltage : 100/115 volts et 60 périodes Type A/B
  • National Day : 4th July
  • Language : English (American)
  • Symbol of the country : Bald eagle
  • In the USA, prices are displayed excluding taxes and tips are not included in restaurants.
  • For more information : https://www.visittheusa.fr/

Wherever you are in New York City, you can always see a bit of the Empire State Building.