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American Splendours
 
24 Days / 23 Nights
 

 

Day
1
Arrive in New York
Welcome to your "Cox and Kings American Splendours" tour! On arrival into New York, your Cox and Kings Representative greets you at the "meeting point" at the exit after immigration and customs and transfers you comfortably to your hotel (check-in after 1400 hours). The rest of the day is free to relax or wander about on your own. Overnight in New York.

(Dinner at an Indian restaurant)

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Day
2
In New York
Begin your day with a guided visit to the Statue of Liberty, at Liberty Island. Later, enjoy a guided orientation tour of the city, driving past some of New York's iconic landmarks like Wall Street, the New York Stock Exchange, World Trade Centre site (Ground Zero), Brooklyn Bridge, Manhattan Bridge, through Soho, Little Italy, Fifth Avenue, Broadway and Madison Square Garden to Times Square, located at the intersection of Broadway and 42nd Street, popularly known as the 'Crossroads of the World' and the heart of the entertainment district. Stop at The United Nations headquarters, the Rockefeller Centre and the Trump Tower. Also, visit the One World Observatory at One World Trade Centre, currently the tallest skyscraper in the Western Hemisphere. Enjoy spectacular views and breathtaking vistas that stretch for miles in every direction. Overnight in New York.

(Breakfast at an Indian restaurant, Lunch and Dinner at an Indian restaurant.)

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3
OntoWashington D.C.
Today, drive to Washington D.C. The capital of the USA is a sightseeing treasure-trove. Visit the 'National Air and Space Museum' at the Smithsonian Institution, the world's largest museum complex. Later, proceed on a guided orientation tour. Your first stop will be Capitol Hill (photo stop). Then drive through Pennsylvania Avenue to Lafayette Park for a view of the White House (photo stop). Make stops at the Washington Monument, the World War II Memorial, a monument to the spirit, sacrifice, and commitment of the American people, the Lincoln Memorial and the Jefferson Memorial. Overnight in Washington D.C.

(Breakfast at an Indian restaurant, Lunch and Dinner at an Indian restaurant.)

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Day
4
Onto Corning
Get ready for a fun-filled morning with a visit Hershey's Chocolate World for a Chocolate Tour! The tour begins in a tropical rainforest where cocoa beans grow and are harvested. Then, follow their journey across the ocean to America and their delivery to Hershey, Pennsylvania. The cocoa beans continue through a simulated HERSHEY'S chocolate factory, where you'll see, feel, smell and hear the delicious transformation from bean to milk chocolate. Continue onto Corning, a city that is the Headquarters of Fortune 500 Company Corning Incorporated which is famous for its glass and ceramic products. Overnight in Corning.

(Breakfast at the hotel, Lunch at Hershey's, Dinner at an Indian restaurant.)

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5
Onto Niagara
This morning, visit the Corning Glass Museum which is dedicated to a single material - glass. You can watch a live glassmaking demonstration or learn how to make glass. From here, drive to Niagara Falls, one of the most visited natural wonders of the world. Discover the beauty of the legendary whirlpool and rapids as you cruise past the base of the falls aboard the Maid of the Mist. (Due to weather conditions, the Maid of the Mist operates from the last week of May. The View Mobile Tram Ride will be provided instead on all tours arriving in Niagara Falls prior to the last week of May). A panoramic night view of the spectacularly lit Niagara Falls awaits you. Overnight in Niagara.

(Breakfast at the hotel, Lunch and Dinner at an Indian restaurant.)

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6
Onto Toronto
Today, proceed to Toronto. En route, view the Niagara Falls from the Canadian side. Visit the famous CN Tower, one of the world's tallest buildings and free standing structures. Ride the glass-fronted high speed elevators to the Observation Deck for unforgettable views of Toronto and Lake Ontario. Discover the sights of Toronto on a guided orientation tour including the provincial Parliament Buildings, City Hall, the Financial District, Chinatown, residential areas and the Waterfront. Overnight in Toronto.

(Breakfast at the hotel, Lunch and Dinner at an Indian restaurant.)

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7
Onto Ottawa
Today, proceed to Ottawa, the capital of Canada. En route, enjoy the 1000 Islands Cruise highlighting the westerly 1000 islands, Fort Henry, shipwrecks, classical architecture, Canada's Royal Military College and the imposing Kingston Penitentiary. Overnight in Ottawa.

(Breakfast at the hotel, Fast food/Western Lunch, Dinner at an Indian restaurant.)

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8
Onto Montreal
This morning, enjoy a guided orientation tour of Ottawa. See the Parliament Buildings, Embassy Row, the Royal Canadian Mint, the National Gallery, Aviation Museum, the National War Museum, the Canadian Museum of Civilisation in Gatineau, the residence of the Prime Minister and Governor General. Depart for Montreal. Embark on a guided orientation tour and see numerous highlights such as Notre Dame Basilica, Olympic Stadium, Mount Royal Church, the financial and residential districts, historic Old Montreal and the charming Latin Quarter. Overnight in Montreal.

(Breakfast at the hotel, Lunch at an Indian restaurant, Dinner at an Indian restaurant.)

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9
In Montreal
Today, drive to Quebec City and embark on a guided orientation tour. Explore Old Quebec, the historic heart of French Canada, and soak up the quaint French atmosphere of narrow streets while getting an insight into the city's history and culture from your local guide. Stop at Place Royale - the birthplace of French Civilisation in North America and admire the beautiful Plains of Abraham, where the famous battle between the French and English armies took place in 1759. Enjoy views of the picturesque Place d'Armes and take photographs of the astounding Chateau Frontenac Hotel. You will also see the City Walls and learn about their important functions centuries ago. Overnight in Montreal.

(Breakfast at the hotel, Lunch at and Indian restaurant, Dinner at an Indian restaurant.)

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10
Onto Orlando
Today, take a flight to Orlando. On arrival, you will be met and transferred to your hotel. Spend the rest of the day at leisure or explore the city on your own. Overnight in Orlando.

(Breakfast at the hotel, Dinner at an Indian restaurant.)

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11
In Orlando
An exciting day is in store for you today! After a buffet breakfast at the hotel, travel to the future and explore cultures from around the world, in one visit at Epcot. Incredible! In 'Future World' there is fantastic adventure and exploration with trips around the human body, journeys into space, voyages under the sea and quantum leaps back in time. Take a walk around 'World Showcase'. Eat, drink and dance along with the experiences showcased from eleven nations. The centuries of communication as it has evolved is recorded in 'Spaceship Earth'. End your day with 'Illuminations: Reflections of Earth', an extravaganza of lights, lasers, fireworks and music. Overnight in Orlando.

(Breakfast at the hotel, Dinner at an Indian restaurant.)

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12
In Orlando
'Magic Your Way' to the most magical place on earth - Walt Disney's Magic Kingdom - a national shrine to which visitors flock by the millions!!! Encounter Mickey, Minnie and other Disney characters that come alive in this incredible fantasy world. Let your imagination take flight and your spirit soar! This eventful day ends with 'SpectroMagic', where your dreams come true as your favourite Disney characters go by in dazzling, illuminated costumes, followed by the night time spectacular fireworks, 'Wishes'. Overnight in Orlando.

(Breakfast at the hotel, Dinner at an Indian restaurant.)

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Day
13
In Orlando
Get ready for an ultimate experience as you set out for Kennedy Space Centre. Explore the Visitor's Complex, see IMAX space films, experience the numerous exhibits and shows, ride aboard the Kennedy Space Centre bus tour and get vertical on the Shuttle Launch Experience. Also, learn about the incredible story of NASA's 30-year old Space Shuttle Program - Atlantis. Overnight in Orlando.

(Breakfast at the hotel, Dinner at an Indian restaurant.)

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14
Board Bahamas Cruise
Today, drive to Port Canaveral to board your luxurious cruise liner and sail to the Bahamas. (For Sailing Dates in May 2016 viz. 06th May, 13th May and 20th May, sailing will be from Miami and the cruise itinerary will be reversed.) Relax onboard or indulge in the various entertainment offerings available onboard. Overnight onboard the cruise.

(Breakfast at the hotel, Lunch and Dinner onboard the cruise.)

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Onboard Cruise
Nassau A city now known for its warm sun and balmy breeze, Nassau sure has a tumultuous past. First settled by the English, the area was contested by England, France and Spain. For many years, Nassau was a home base for notorious pirates and was burned to the ground by the Spanish, three separate times since 1740. However, visitors from all over the world, in search of both relaxation and adventure, have made Nassau their favourite destination. Check onboard for various excursions offered here. Overnight onboard the cruise.

(Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner onboard the cruise.)

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16
Onboard Cruise - Coco Cay
Surrounded by the gentle, translucent waters of the Bahamas chain, is the secluded island of Coco Cay. With its white sand beaches and spectacular surroundings, Coco Cay is a wonderland of adventure. This tropical paradise has been updated with aquatic facilities, nature trails and a ton of great places to sit back, relax and enjoy the tropical breeze. Overnight onboard the cruise.

(Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner onboard the cruise.)

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17
Onto Las Vegas
Today, take a flight to Las Vegas - a 'Gambler's Paradise'. On Arrival, you will be met and transferred to your hotel. In the evening, enjoy an Illumination Tour of 'The Strip'. Enjoy the sights and sounds of Las Vegas with the towering Stratosphere Tower rising 1,149 feet into the air and the Downtown Glitter Gulch where Las Vegas began. Enjoy a wonderful show in Las Vegas - the Fremont Street Light Show. Experience a delightful jet helicopter flight over neon Las Vegas at night. Take to the skies over the dazzling Las Vegas Strip. Millions of lights will mesmerize you as you cruise on your own magic carpet past dancing waters at the Bellagio, legendary Caesar's Palace, electrifying Eiffel Tower at Paris or maybe see the pirate fight at Treasure Island. Fly around the Stratosphere Tower and then, while flying at low altitude, breeze past the lights of downtown. On your way back, you will pass the powerful space beam of the Luxor. You also have the option to ride on the Las Vegas Strip in luxury with a Limousine Ride. A night of entertainment in Las Vegas is a lifetime experience. Overnight in Las Vegas.

(Breakfast onboard the cruise, Dinner at an Indian restaurant.)

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18
In Las Vegas
The day is free to explore this exciting city on your own or we recommend that you treat yourself and your family to optional excursions of the Grand Canyon. This evening, enjoy an extravagant show that awaits you. Enthrall in the Mystere Show that combines powerful athleticism, high energy acrobatics and inspiring imagery. Overnight in Las Vegas.

(Breakfast at an Indian restaurant, Dinner at an Indian restaurant.)

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Day
19
Onto Temecula
This morning, enjoy some free time for shopping at Macy's. Later, depart for Temecula. Its mild climate and beautiful rolling hills have made it a popular wine destination with approximately 40 wineries. Overnight in Temecula

(Breakfast at an Indian restaurant, Lunch and Dinner at an Indian restaurant.)

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20
Onto Los Angeles
Early this morning, you have the option to experience a Sunrise Hot Air Balloon Flight over Temecula. Later, depart for Sea World, a beautifully landscaped marine park with killer whales and sharks. Participate in some of the fast paced action rides and witness some spectacular aquatic shows. Thereafter, drive to Los Angeles. Overnight in Los Angeles

(Breakfast at the hotel, Dinner at an Indian restaurant.)

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In Los Angeles
This morning, embark on a guided orientation tour of Los Angeles, driving past Beverly Hills, the famous Sunset Boulevard, Mann's Chinese Theatre, Rodeo Drive and the well known 'HOLLYWOOD' sign. In the afternoon, visit Universal Studios. Go behind the scenes, beyond the screen and jump right into the action of your favourite movies. Become the star of some of the greatest movies and television shows ever made. Overnight in Los Angeles

(Breakfast at the hotel, Dinner at an Indian restaurant.)

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22
Onto San Francisco
Today, drive to San Francisco, the city that will take you to new highs, leaving your minds spinning. Overnight in San Francisco

(Breakfast at the hotel, Dinner at an Indian restaurant.)

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23
In San Francisco
Today, commute like a San Franciscan would - aboard a Cable Car. Traverse through picturesque San Francisco. The Cable Cars are as synonymous with San Francisco as the Golden Gate Bridge. Get acquainted with this beautiful city as you embark on a guided orientation tour. Take a walk on Lombard Street, the crookedest street in U.S.A. Then drive past the Civic Centre. Stop for a photograph at the Twin Peaks from where you can view the Golden Gate Bridge, painted an international orange. This is the world's most famous bridge spanning the Golden Gate Strait. Visit San Francisco's most popular destination, Fisherman's Wharf through Ghirardelli Square known for its historic waterfront and considered the city's most popular tourist destination with delicious seafood, spectacular sights and unique shopping. Spend a dollar or two at Pier 39, a festive marketplace with more than 110 stores and numerous fun-filled attractions. Walk to the bay for a sail along San Francisco's breathtaking waterfront onboard the Bay Cruise, under the majestic Golden Gate Bridge, and around the notorious Alcatraz Island. Enjoy some free time for shopping. Overnight in San Francisco

(Breakfast at the hotel, Lunch and Dinner at an Indian restaurant.)

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24
Homeward Bound
Good times need never end! As you get ready for the airport and your flight back home, relive the high points of your 'Cox & Kings American Splendours' tour. We are confident you will join us again, sometime soon.

(Breakfast at the hotel)

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Tour Cost
ADULT IN SINGLE PER ADULT IN TWIN / TRIPLE SHARING PER CHILD* WITH BED PER CHILD* WITHOUT BED
       
Inclusion / Exclusion

Inclusion
  • Accommodation at the hotels mentioned or similar.
  • Services of Cox & Kings Tour Manager or Local Representative.
  • Meals, coach transfers, entrance fees, excursions, sightseeing and surface transportation as mentioned in the itinerary.

  • Exclusion
  • Optional & Add-on Excursions unless mentioned otherwise.
  • Porterage at hotels, apartments, airports, seaports, laundry, wines, mineral water, telephone charges, all items of personal nature and also food & drinks not forming part of the touring group's menu.
  • Anything not specifically mentioned in "What Your Tour Price Includes" box.

  • PRICES ARE SUBJECT TO CHANGE WITHOUT PRIOR NOTICE DUE TO CURRENCY FLUCTUATIONS AND PRICE FUEL HIKES. SUBJECT TO AVAILABILITY AT TIME OF BOOKING, SUBJECT TO AIRLINE RULES AND REGULATIONS, KINDLY ENSURE THAT THE FOLLOWING ARE ADHERED TO: - TRAVEL INSURANCE, VISA’S AND VACCINATIONS WHERE APPLICABLE.