Day 1 Honolulu
Welcome to Honolulu - on the island of Oahu''s south shore, is capital of Hawaii and gateway to the U.S. island chain. On arrival check into your hotel on your own anytime after 1500 hrs. The evening is free to explore Hawaii on your own. Overnight in Hawaii. (B, D)
Day 2 Visit Pearl Harbor & USS Missouri
Today, proceed to Visit USS Missouri battleship also known as the Mighty Mo at Pearl Harbor. The last battleship built by the US Navy, as well as the site of the Japanese surrender of WWII. Walk the decks and admire the massive size of this historic ship, and stand on the spot of the signing of the treaty that ended World War II. Also visit Pearl Harbor Visitor Center to see artifacts from the bombing that propelled the US into WWII. Overnight in Hawaii. (B, D)
Day 3 Diamond Head Scenic Coast Tour
Today, we will head east towards Makapuu Point, Oahu''s southeastern tip & an amazing lookout point. Then we off to the nearby Halona Blowhole- an underwater lava tube that shoots water high into the air when waves flow into it. See Kahala, the Beverly Hills of Oahu where Hawaii''s millionaires have their multimillion dollar mansions, surrounded by meticulously manicured, tropical gardens. Overnight in Hawaii. (B, D)
Day 4 Day Free
Today, the day is free to explore Hawaii on your own. Overnight in Hawaii.(B, D)
Day 5 Depart Honolulu
After breakfast depart for the airport to board your flight for San Francisco. Overnight in San Francisco. (B/D)
Day 6 San Francisco
Today, we proceed on a city tour of San Francisco, during which our guide points out well-known landmarks and shares the city''s history. visit the Twin Peaks, which offer a spectacular view of downtown San Francisco. We also take a closer look at Telegraph Hill, Ghirardelli Square, Coit Tower, Little Italy and Fisherman''s Wharf. Later, drive across the famous Golden Gate Bridge to Sausalito. Later, enjoy a cruise on the San Francisco Bay. Overnight in San Francisco. (B, L, D)
Day 7 Los Angeles
Today, we drive to Los Angeles. Our first stop is in Santa Monica and stroll along the renowned Santa Monica Beach and visit Third Street Promenade, a shopping, dining and entertainment car free zone. Overnight in Los Angeles. (B, L, D)
Day 8 Los Angeles
Today, we go to the famous Universal Studios, a film studio and theme park in the San Fernando Valley area of Los Angeles, where some of Hollywood''s biggest hits are made. On a tour of Los Angeles visit the Hollywood Boulevard and see the Hollywood Walk of Fame, the Dolby Theatre - where the Oscars Awards are presented and the TCL Chinese Theatre. Overnight in Los Angeles. (B, D)
Day 9 Las Vegas
Today, we drive to Las Vegas, a resort city famed for its vibrant nightlife. Our spirits lift as we take a ride upwards on the High Roller - the world''s largest observation wheel, with 28 transparent pods holding 40 passengers each. During the ‘Las Vegas by Night Tour'' you will be awed by the lights and huge neon signs as you pass landmark hotels such as Bellagio, Paris and others with dazzling facades along with the famous ‘Las Vegas Strip'' as we drive to downtown Las Vegas for the Fremont Street Experience – a dazzling display on the world''s largest TV screen with over a million light bulbs covering three city blocks! Overnight in Las Vegas. (B, L, D)
Day 10 Las Vegas
Today, you can enjoy exploring Las Vegas on your own, OR we suggest that you take a trip to see the Grand Canyon. You can take the Coach Tour, or the Highlights Air Tour, or the Air and Ground Tour, or the Air and Ground Helicopter-cum-Boat tour,with an add-on Skywalk option. Experience the beauty, colour and majesty of the ravines and cliffs as you fly over the Grand Canyon on the Air and Ground Tour aboard a helicopter and then descend to the bottom of the Canyon and board a pontoon boat for a ride on the Colorado River. If you opt for the Air and Ground Helicopter-cum-Boat tour, you will return to the top of the Canyon rim via helicopter to take the ‘Grand Canyon Skywalk''. Overnight in Las Vegas. (B, D)
Day 11 Niagara
Today, fly to Buffalo. In the evening, we experience the majesty and tranquility of the splendorous Niagara Falls magically lit-up in awe-inspiring rainbow colored lights. Overnight in Buffalo. (B, D)
Day 12 Niagara
Today, we take a boat tour on the ‘Maid of the Mist'' into the heart of the mighty Horseshoe Falls, through crashing waters, surrounded by massive rock formations. (Due to weather conditions, the ‘Maid of the Mist'' operates only from the last week of May. Tours visiting Niagara before the last week of May get a ride on the View Mobile Tram) We then visit the Cave of the Winds - during which an elevator ride takes us deep into the Niagara Gorge. Later enjoy time at the falls. Later in the evening shop your heart''s content at the Fashion Outlets Shopping Mall. Overnight in Buffalo. (B, L, D)
Day 13 Washington DC
Today, check out & drive to Washington DC. En-route visit the Hershey''s Chocolate World. An entertainment complex that gives all a fun insight into the world of Hersheys Chocolates. Overnight in Washington DC. (B, L, D)
Day 14 New York
Today, on a guided tour of Washington DC see the the Lincoln Memorial, the Korean Memorial and Capitol Hill. We also view the White House, home of the US President. (Due to security reasons permission to enter or go near the White House is not granted). Later we visit the National Air and Space Museum and gain a unique opportunity to view aircraft models and displays like the Wright Brothers'' first aircraft and Charles Lindberg''s ‘Spirit of St Louis''. Later, drive to New York - the Big Apple. We check in to the hotel in Times Square, close to major attractions like Fifth Avenue, Radio City Music Hall, NBC Studios and Central Park. Overnight in New York. (B, D)
Day 15 New York
Today, drive to Battery Park and take the ferry to Liberty Island to see the famous Statue of Liberty. We then proceed on a guided tour of New York City - viewing such well known sights as 5th Avenue, Rockefeller Center, the United Nations Building and New York''s lungs - the beautiful Central Park. We also stop at the 9/11 Memorial to pay homage to the hundreds of innocent lives in the World Trade Center attack. Later, we visit ‘One World Observatory'', on levels 100, 101 and 102 of the main building of the rebuilt World Trade Center Complex in Lower Manhattan – the tallest building in the Western Hemisphere, from where we get panoramic views of New York city. Overnight in New York. (B, L, D)
Day 16 Return Home
Today, after breakfast your ‘American Experience with Hawaii'' tour ends as you check out of the hotel. It''s time to say goodbye to all the new friends you have made. We hope you take back many wonderful memories of your holiday. Do write and tell us how you enjoyed your tour and give us your suggestions. (B)
• Accommodation at the hotels mentioned or similar.
• Meals, coach tours, entrance fees, sightseeing and surface transportation as mentioned in the itinerary.
• Services of our Tour Manager or Local Representatives. (Subject to minimum 20 fullpaying passengers travelling together).
• Handling fees charged by the airlines for travel within USA and Canada - 1 check in baggage per person.
• Water bottle 500ml Per Person Per Day included in Premium and Value Tours only.
• Porterage of 1 bag per person at all the hotel for Premium tours only.
• Passport, Visa charges, Airport & Port taxes.
• Cost of your Air tickets required to participate in this tour.
• Insurance, laundry, telephone charges, transfers all items of personal nature and also food and drinks not forming part of the group menus.
• Cost of the Suggested Excursions.
• Any increase in the rate of exchange leading to an increase in all land arrangement which may come in to effect prior to departure.
• Porterage of 1 bag per person at all the hotel for Value & Cost Saver tours only.
• Mandatory tips of USD 3 per person per day for Coach drivers, Guides etc.
• Anything not specifically mentioned in ‘What your Tour Price includes'' box.