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America Panorama East West

12 NIGHTS / 13 DAYS
(Panorama East West Tour)
  • Itinerary
  • Inclusions
  • Departure
  • Exclusions
  • Hotels
Day 01
ARRIVE IN NEW YORK - TIMES SQUARE (D)
 
ARRIVE IN NEW YORK - TIMES SQUARE (D)

Arrive at JFK Airport (preferred time of arrival between 8 am to 4 pm) Transfer from JFK to hotel (Additional charges apply for transfer from other airports in NYC) Representative will be at the Baggage claim area with Placard. Meet & Greet is not provided for passengers doing the Pre-night. The driver will pick these passengers from Passenger pick up area outside the airport. It is imperative that we have the passenger’s phone number to provide smooth transfers.

Check-in to Hotel after 3PM

  • 6:00 pm Tour Director’s Address at Hotel Lobby
  • Evening Dinner in Manhattan- at Indian restaurant
  • After Dinner, free Time at Times Square
  • 10:00 pm Back to the hotel [People who choose to spend more time at Times Square will return on their own]

Overnight at the hotel

Day 02
NEW YORK - STATUE OF LIBERTY - EMPIRE STATE BUILDING - SIGHTSEEING (B, D)
 
NEW YORK - STATUE OF LIBERTY - EMPIRE STATE BUILDING - SIGHTSEEING (B, D)
  • Breakfast at the hotel
  • Make a photo stop at Iconic Wall St BULL a 7000 pound structure.
  • Morning Visit the famous Statue of Liberty Park by Ferry ride (Battery Park). It is one of the most recognized symbols of freedom and democracy in the World.
  • Afternoon International Lunch on own
  • Visit the Empire State Building where on a clear day you can see the spectacular New York City skyline from the Observation Deck [86th Floor Covered in the pricing].
  • 6 pm: Evening Indian Dinner at restaurant.
  • Magical Manhattan by night - Illumination Tour of Manhattan in Open Double Decker Bus - where you enter historic Brooklyn to view the glittering Manhattan Skyline - Enjoy nighttime views and ambiance of Times Square, Greenwich Village, Soho, Little Italy, Manhattan Bridge, Brooklyn Bridge and Lower East Side.

Overnight at the hotel

Day 03
NEW YORK –PHILADELPHIA – HERSHEY – DC (B, D)
 
NEW YORK –PHILADELPHIA – HERSHEY – DC (B, D)
  • Breakfast at hotel.
  • Depart for Philadelphia (Approximately 2 hours).
  • Lunch on own.
  • Proceed to Hershey, PA (approximately 2 hours' drive) & visit Hershey’s Chocolate World where fun and sweetness meet adventure and excitement & Enjoy Hershey’s Great American Chocolate Tour Ride.
  • Proceed to DC (approximately 2 &1/2 hours).
  • Dinner at Indian restaurant & check in hotel

Overnight at the hotel

Day 04
WASHINGTON DC – SMITHSONIAN – CITY TOUR (B, D)
 
WASHINGTON DC – SMITHSONIAN – CITY TOUR (B, D)
  • Breakfast at the hotel.
  • Enjoy some shopping time at Fashion center at Pentagon.
  • Enjoy lunch on own at the mall which offers a great variety of International restaurants at the food court.
  • Visit Smithsonian Air & Space Museum truly a wondrous exhibit of air and space vehicles This is the largest most modern exhibit in the world.
  • Visit Smithsonian Museum of Natural History to view the world’s largest Diamond in the world.
  • Enjoy the many attractions of DC in a guided city tour.
  • Evening enjoy Indian dinner at restaurant.

Overnight at the hotel

Day 05
WASHINGTON DC- CAPITOL HILL-NIAGARA FALLS (B, D)
 
WASHINGTON DC- CAPITOL HILL-NIAGARA FALLS (B, D)
  • Breakfast at the hotel.
  • Enjoy a guided tour of Capitol Hill with a 13 minute film that takes you thru the country’s struggle to establish representative democracy.
  • Enjoy lunch on own at the multi cuisine food court.
  • Proceed to Niagara Falls (approximately 7 hours' of drive time without stops).
  • Evening enjoy Indian dinner at restaurant.
  • Check in hotel.

Overnight at the hotel

Day 06
NIAGARA FALLS – DISCOVERY PASS (B, D)
 
NIAGARA FALLS – DISCOVERY PASS (B, D)
  • Breakfast at the hotel.
  • This morning Visit Niagara Adventure Theater & watch IMAX Show which gives a detailed history of the falls.
  • Enjoy the exciting Maid of Mist boat ride & Cave of the Winds & get an up close view of the falls.
  • Afternoon International Lunch on OWN.
  • Niagara Gorge Discovery Center & Aquarium of Niagara.
  • Evening Dinner at Indian restaurant.
  • Niagara Falls by night – illumination tour.

Overnight at the hotel

Day 07
NIAGARA FALLS – DEPARTURE (B)
 
NIAGARA FALLS – DEPARTURE (B)

Breakfast at the hotel. Check out of the hotel before 11AM and proceed to Buffalo airport for your flight to Las Vegas.

Day 07
CONTINUED: ARRIVE AT LAS VEGAS - DOUBLE DECKER ORIENTATION TOUR (D) – NO COACH
 
CONTINUED: ARRIVE AT LAS VEGAS - DOUBLE DECKER ORIENTATION TOUR (D) – NO COACH
  • Arrive in Las Vegas (preferred time of arrival will be between 8 am to 4 pm).
  • Transfer to hotel Representative will be at the Baggage claim with a Placard with names of the passengers.
  • Check-in at Hotel after 3PM.
  • 6.30PM - Tour Director’s Address at Hotel Lobby.
  • Evening enjoy Indian Dinner at Indian Restaurant (Walking distance).
  • Later proceed for a fascinating Guided Orientation City Tour on a Double decker bus.

Overnight at the hotel

Day 08
LAS VEGAS - FREE DAY OR OPTIONAL GRAND CANYON (B, D)
 
LAS VEGAS - FREE DAY OR OPTIONAL GRAND CANYON (B, D)

Passengers doing the Grand Canyon will be given packed breakfast from Earl of Sandwich. Passengers opting to stay back will be given a voucher towards breakfast at Earl of Sandwich restaurant.

  • Day free or Optional Grand Canyon Tour [It is strongly recommended to book this optional Grand Canyon tour at the time of booking with agent since these tours sell out fast.] PLEASE SEE ATTACHED ADDENDUM FOR MORE DETAILS.
  • Hotel to Hotel transfer included along with packed breakfast (VEG Sandwich, Orange juice & yogurt).
  • Optional Coach Tour Approx 10-12 Hrs Hotel To Hotel with meal.
  • Optional 1 Grand Canyon West Rim COACH Tour w/ Skywalk- The Grand Canyon is one of the natural wonders of the world and one of our planet's most astounding sights. Take the "Skywalk" at the West Rim.
  • Optional 2 Grand Canyon West Rim Coach Tour w/skywalk and Helicopter/River Boat Tour. The above tour plus shorter heli ride and canyon river boat ride.
  • Optional 3 Air/Ground tour with Skywalk: fly like an executive in a flight from Las Vegas & view the Grand Canyon from Air. Take a peek at the Cayon from 4,000 feet suspended glass bottom arch.
  • Evening Indian dinner at Indian restaurant (walking distance from Hotel).
  • Enjoy a ride on High roller - the World’s biggest observation wheel at a staggering 550 Ft high. From boarding to Exit, it is a 30 minute ride that gives panoramic 360 -degree view of the strip.

Overnight at the hotel

Day 09
LOS ANGELES (B, D)
 
LOS ANGELES (B, D)
  • Breakfast at the Hotel.
  • Proceed from Las Vegas to Los Angeles by coach (approximately 4hrs drive by coach).
  • Afternoon Lunch on own.
  • Enjoy city tour of Los Angeles that covers major landmarks including Kodak theatre, Hollywood walk of fame as well as the Hollywood sign.
  • Evening - Indian Dinner at Indian Restaurant.
  • Check in hotel.

Overnight at the hotel

Day 10
LOS ANGELES - UNIVERSAL STUDIOS FULL DAY (B, D)
 
LOS ANGELES - UNIVERSAL STUDIOS FULL DAY (B, D)
  • Breakfast at the hotel.
  • Enjoy a full day at Universal Studios - with innovative rides and attractions, it is designed to let visitors experience the movies like never before - A trip to Universal is like a trip into the heart of Hollywood itself.
  • Afternoon Lunch at Universal studios on own.
  • Evening Indian Dinner at Indian restaurant.
  • You are free to visit USA's largest mall DEL AMO (one block away from the hotel) or Galleria at South Bay (right across the hotel) on own for some shopping time (Mall time: 10:00 am to 9 pm).

Overnight at the hotel

Day 11
LOS ANGELES – MONTEREY BAY (B, D)
 
LOS ANGELES – MONTEREY BAY (B, D)
  • Breakfast at the hotel.
  • Today we check-out of the hotel and proceed to beautiful Monterey Bay.
  • Afternoon Lunch en-route on own.
  • Arrive at Monterey Bay & Enjoy the Spectacular 17 Mile Scenic Drive with the world famous Pebble beach, host to many gold Tournaments.
  • Evening Indian Dinner at Indian Restaurant.
  • Check in hotel.

Overnight at the hotel

Day 12
SAN FRANCISCO - CABLE CAR - BAY CRUISE - CITY TOUR (B, D)
 
SAN FRANCISCO - CABLE CAR - BAY CRUISE - CITY TOUR (B, D)
  • Breakfast at the hotel; Check-out and proceed to San Francisco.
  • San Francisco Bay Cruise – Take an exciting cruise of the bay whizzing past historical and breathtaking sights such as the Golden Gate bridge, Alcatraz island, Downtown, Marina etc.
  • Guided City tour – Visit the famous landmarks of the city including fisherman's wharf, Nob hill, Financial district, Twin Peaks, Lombard street, china town, Golden Gate Bridge park, etc.
  • Enjoy an exciting ride on the famous San Francisco cable car (if operational). This is a ride like no other in the world.
  • Evening free time at Fisherman's wharf to enjoy the San Francisco fashion scene.
  • Evening Indian Dinner at Indian restaurant.
  • Check-in to the hotel.

Overnight at the hotel

Day 13
SAN FRANCISCO – DEPARTURE (B)
 
SAN FRANCISCO – DEPARTURE (B)
  • Breakfast at the hotel.
  • Check-out of the hotel before 11AM and proceed to the airport by Hotel shuttle to board your departure flight.
  • Please note that if your flight departure time is between 12 am & 8 am, there will be an additional charge of $30 for airport transfer to be paid to the tour escort for arranging cab (3 people or less).
POINTS TO NOTE:
  • There is a mandatory charge of $2 per person per day towards driver's tips ($14 on each coast) to be handed over to the tour escort on DAY 1. This cannot be pre-paid.
  • Tour is escorted by two different tour managers on the East & West Coast. There is no tour manager in Orlando. All transfers are on FIT basis (hotel shuttle) in Orlando except Airport & Cruise transfers.
  • Time Wise itinerary has to be strictly adhered to to maintain the flow of the itinerary.
  • Porterage, tips, laundry, telephone calls, alcohol/non-alcoholic beverages are not included.
  • There is no refund for any missed portion of the tour.
  • Please note that we will make every effort for early check in for passengers coming in early but this is not guaranteed & is at the hotel's discretion & availability.
  • For bookings that come under 21 days of the tour, the hotel list given above is not guaranteed & subject to change based on availability.
  • All bookings that are received within 10 days of the tour are subject to $15 per person surcharge due to booking logistics.
  • Hotel breakfast is included in the cost of the hotel room. Packed breakfast option is not available. Breakfast at the hotel will be American buffet breakfast.
  • Sumptuous Dinners at Indian restaurants where the passengers can choose VEG/JAIN/Non VEG option.
  • The passengers requiring Wheelchair assistance will have to make their own arrangements.
  • In order for us to provide excellent service towards passenger airport pick-ups, we need the flight details minimum of 3 days prior along with cell phone number.
  • Please note that guests may have to give their Credit card/cash at some of the hotels towards incidentals. No charges are levied unless the guests use some of the services other than not included in the package.

Disclaimer:

Carnation Travels 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.

TOUR PRICE INCLUSIONS - ALL ENTRANCE TICKETS TO SIGHTSEEING INCLUDED

  • 12 delicious breakfasts & 12 dinners
  • Wall st bull
  • Statue of liberty park & ferry ride (crown & pedestal not inc.)
  • Empire state building observation deck , 86th floor
  • Illuminated tour of manhattan, new york
  • Philadelphia duck tour
  • Us capitol tour– washington dc
  • Guided city tour of washington dc. - white house, capitol, washington, lincoln, vietnam memorial, etc.
  • Museum of natural history
  • Smithsonian air & space museum
  • Hershey’s great american chocolate tour ride
  • Niagara maid of the mist
  • Niagara cave of the winds
  • Niagara adventure theater (imax show)
  • Aquarium of niagara
  • Niagara gorge discovery center
  • Niagara falls by night
  • Double decker bus tour of las vegas
  • Las vegas strip high roller
  • Guided city tour of los angeles, hollywood, sunset blvd, av of the stars, rodeo drive, etc.
  • Universal studios - los angeles
  • 17 mile scenic drive – monterey bay
  • San francisco fishermans wharf and cable car ride (when operational)
  • San francisco bay cruise
  • Guided city tour of san francisco - golden gate bridge, china town, lombard st. , twin peaks, downtown, financial district ,etc
  • Your tour price does not include
  • Domestic or international airfare
  • Passport, visa or other consular fees
  • Lunches will be on own.
  • Any other items not mentioned in this itinerary
  • Travel and medical insurance

Departure dates:

APRIL 16, 23, 30

MAY 7, 14, 21, 28

JUNE 4, 11, 18, 25

JULY 2, 9, 16, 23, 30

AUG 6, 13, 20, 27

SEPT 3, 10, 17, 24

OCT 1, 8, 15, 22, 29

NOV 5, 19

  • Visa
  • Tips & Gratuities for drivers & guides
  • Meals not mentioned above
  • Drinks at all functions / meals not mentioned above
  • Items of a personal nature such as telephone bills, room service, etc.
  • Any other services not mentioned

NEW YORK

Hilton JFK -2 nights
144-02 135th Ave, Jamaica, NY 11436
(718) 659-0200
http://www3.hilton.com/en/hotels/new-york/hilton-new-york-jfk-airport-NYCJFHF/index.html

 

WASHINGTON DC

Marriott Crystal City– 2 Nights - DC
http://www.marriott.com/hotels/travel/wascc-crystal-city-marriott-at-reagan-national-airport/

Courtyard Crystal City – 2 nights(FEW DATES) - DC
http://www.marriott.com/hotels/travel/wasct-courtyard-arlington-crystal-city-reagan-national-airport/

MAY 14/JULY 2/OCT 22
Embassy Suites Dulles or Similar (ONE DATE) - DC
http://embassysuites3.hilton.com/en/hotels/virginia/embassy-suites-dulles-airport-WASDAES/index.html

 

NIAGARA FALLS

Sheraton by the Falls Niagara or similar – 2 Nights - NIA
http://sheratonatthefalls.com/

2 dates at Comfort Inn Pointe
http://www.comfortinn.com/hotel-niagara_falls-new_york-NY412
AUG 20; SEPT 24

 

LAS VEGAS

Planet Hollywood or similar Las Vegas – 2 Nights
3667 Las Vegas Blvd South, Las Vegad, NV Ph: 8669197472
http://planethollywood.com/

 

LOS ANGELES

Doubletree by Hilton Torrance – 2 nights
2133 Hawthrone Blvd, Torrance, CA Ph: 3105400500
http://doubletree3.hilton.com/en/hotels/california/doubletree-by-hilton-hotel-lax-el-segundo-LAXEGDT/index.html

 

MONTEREY

Marriott Monterey - 1 Night
350 Calle Principal, Monterey, CA Ph: 8316494234
http://www.marriott.com/hotels/hotel-photos/mryca-monterey-marriott/

 

FEW DATES AT BEST WESTERN FOREST INN:

375 Leavesley Rd, Gilroy, CA Ph: 4088485144
MAY 20, JULY 12, JULY 22, AUG 12, OCT 21
http://www.bestwesterngilroy.com/

 

SAN FRANCISCO

Marriott San Mateo– 1 Night
1770 S Amphlett Blvd, San Mateo, CA Ph: 6506536000
http://www.marriott.com/hotels/travel/sfosa-san-mateo-marriott-san-francisco-airport/

 

FEW DATES AT SOFITEL:

223 Twin Dolphin Rd, Redwood city, CA Ph: 6505989000
JULY 8, SEPT 9 & OCT 7
http://www.sofitel.com/gb/hotel-0922-sofitel-san-francisco-bay/index.shtml

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