If you want to get to know the unique and rich cultural and historical side of New York City in an accessible way, this is the tour for you.falseIf you want to get to know the unique and rich cultural and historical side of New York City in an accessible way, this is the tour for you.
Accessibility. What to expect?
Guides/ Staff members have experience assisting people with disabilities
Transportation is wheelchair accessible
Accessible bathrooms at multiple stops during the Multi-day Trip
Places visited are all wheelchair accessible and can be navigated independently
There are smooth floors and pathways
Adaptive equipment is included and can be used independently
From $1,610 USD / per person
*Price based on 2 travelers
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Day 1. Arrival
Enjoy your free time by getting into the New York City atmosphere. If you are looking for recommendations on things to do on this first day, plea...Enjoy your free time by getting into the New York City atmosphere. If you are looking for recommendations on things to do on this first day, please get in touch! We have many more activities for you!
Accessible transfer from the airport/station of your choice to your accommodation can be arranged for you at an extra cost.
Central Park is a very well-known park set in the heart of Manhattan, in New York City. It is one of the most filmed places in the world and abou...Central Park is a very well-known park set in the heart of Manhattan, in New York City. It is one of the most filmed places in the world and about 40 million people visit it every year, making it the most popular urban park in the United States. It features many amusement attractions and sports facilities. For this activity, you will meet with our guide at your Hotel at 930 and enjoy a leisurely walk/stroll around Central Park through accessible ways. You will learn everything about its story, architecture and more. There are accessible restrooms available, wheelchair accessible paths and accesses.
We would suggest continuing your day at The Metropolitan Museum of Art of New York City which was opened in 1872 with the mission to bring art and educate the people of the United States. Often called “the Met”, it is now the largest and most visited art museum in the country. It features paintings, sculptures, and works of art from classical antiquity and ancient Egypt to modern art. It is also home to works of art, musical instruments, antic weapons, armors, costumes, and accessories, from all around the world. We can coordinate the ticket purchase (not included). Visitors with disabilities and caregivers can get a free entrance ticket from a ticket counter.
You will be picked up at your hotel to discover some of NYC main attractions on a walking tour. You will get to know Time Square, one of the worl...You will be picked up at your hotel to discover some of NYC main attractions on a walking tour. You will get to know Time Square, one of the world’s busiest pedestrian areas, the commercial buildings complex of Rockefeller Center, the luxurious and elegant 5th Avenue, the Neo-Gothic-style Roman Catholic Saint Patrick Cathedral, the iconic Grand Central Terminal and much more.
Later on, you will make your way into the subway via an accessible path to get to the Chelsea Market, where you will have lunch (not included).
The tour will finish with a walk at High Lane elevated park.
Day 4. Taste of Manhattan history + Downtown Manhattan
You will meet up with your guide at City Hall, to go onto this guided tour that focuses on both history and food.
You will make your way around ...You will meet up with your guide at City Hall, to go onto this guided tour that focuses on both history and food.
You will make your way around the Lower East Side, visiting 100-year old bakeries, churches, markets, and historic sites, wander around the streets of Little Italy and Chinatown, visit former and still operating Jewish synagogues, get into Latin culture at a community garden and visit cultural sites like the African Burial Ground.
Along the way, sample dumplings, pretzels, cheese, and other ethnic dishes, learning more about immigration and how it impacted nowadays New York food scene, in a fun and tasty way!
After this food-themed tour, you will meet your new guide for the second tour of the day, to discover downtown Manhattan. You will get to know Wall Street, the famous home to the 2 largest stock exchanges and other financial interests companies, the World trade center memorial, commemorating the 9/11 terrorist attacks and the 2 977 people killed, the popular Trinity Church, Battery Park and more! You will finish the tour in a stone street area, where you will be able to have dinner if you so wish (not included).
After checking out from the hotel, a transfer in an accessible taxi will be organized for you, so you can enjoy a boat tour aboard one of the lar...After checking out from the hotel, a transfer in an accessible taxi will be organized for you, so you can enjoy a boat tour aboard one of the largest tall ships in New York City. Get close to the Statue of Liberty, take in the city famous skyline and enjoy a sightseeing tour of the New York Harbor!
Access to the boat is done via a gangway. Plenty of staff will be able to assist whoever needs it. Wheelchairs can come right aboard or can be stowed during the sail as needed.
Later on, a private transfer from the hotel to the airport/station of your choice can be arranged for you at an extra cost.
What's not included
The same price applies to all travelers. Please select the number of travelers with and without disabilities when booking on our website.
Please note that the price featured is the lowest price available based on 2 people traveling. Please get in touch with our travel experts to know what rates apply for your traveling dates / number of participants.
This trip can be arranged for customers traveling by themselves. Assistants and trained guides could be hired to assist and help out with the logistics needed.
Travel insurance is not included but an appropriate insurance based on your personal needs is highly recommended.
Cancellation and modification policies differ depending on the chosen hotels. Please click here to check out the policies that apply to your selection.
The itineraries offered are examples that can be changed to fit your interests and needs. Our travel expert team will help you personalize your itinerary.
No. We offer activities, tours, accommodations, and transportation a la carte and multi-day tour packages that include a combination of all of the above. Transportation within the destination is included in some tours, but varies based on the tour. Flights to and from the destination are not included.
Accommodations are accessible. Rather than just listing that the rooms are accessible, we collect and provide accurate information about the accessibility of the hotel or accommodation. This way, before you even book your stay, you will know exactly what you are getting: whether the doorway width will accommodate your wheelchair, how high the bed is, or what type of accessible shower is offered in the bathroom.
The tours we offer are designed to accommodate all different disabilities. Our travel expert team can help you find the right tour to meet your accessibility needs.
Yes. Guides and assistants are available at all of our destinations during the activities. The tourism professionals that we work with undergo a training program so that they are prepared to provide an accessible experience.