Metropolitan New York
Eight Day Tour in
New York City
The Worldwide Navigators Difference
Sojourn – Gain a better understanding of the community you’re visiting. Learn about different religions or spiritual practices. How do these impact the communities? How does religion or spirituality influence local traditions?1 of 1
Savor – Will you choose sweet or savory? Take the time to visit local markets and discover unique local ingredients. Learn how to prepare traditional meals & local favorites.1 of 1
Tip of the Tongue – Each morning, take the time to learn a few basic greetings and phrases in the local language. Learn how to write greetings & your name in the local script.1 of 1
A Wrinkle in Time – History influences our present. Discover the history of the country you visit. Hear the stories of your guides & their family history. Where do they come from?1 of 1
Journal Journeys – Take some time to reflect on the day’s events and document your journey. Spend a moment journaling about the day had & day ahead. These are memories for a lifetime!1 of 1
Culture – From local dances, festivals, or simple gestures to communicate – all of these make up a country’s culture. Learn and practice cultural norms & how to show respect in the culture you visit.1 of 1
Upon arrival in New York City, your group will transport to your accommodation and enjoy lunch with your local guide. Set out to visit Grand Central Terminal — a commuter rail terminal located at 42nd Street and Park Avenue in Midtown Manhattan.
Rise early in the morning to transport to the docks for a boat ride and visit to the Statue of Liberty. Learn about this historically significant site and enjoy this once-in-a-lifetime, spectacular view.
After lunch downtown, your group will travel by foot to the world-renowned and timeless Times Square. Spend the afternoon freely exploring this fascinating location before heading back to your accommodation for dinner.
After group breakfast and a leisurely morning, your group will transport to the Metropolitan Museum of Art, colloquially “The Met”. The museum is the third most visited in the world reaching nearly 7 million visitors in 2018. Spend the day exploring its decorated halls and many famous artworks.
Excite your senses today with breakfast in downtown Manhattan before setting out to visit the Theatre District. Take a walking tour of this fascinating location and visit the giant red staircase above the TKTS booth which sells tickets to Broadway shows.
Spend the day exploring the Theatre District before heading back to your accommodation for a group dinner.
After breakfast with your group it’s time to get your work clothes on! Today you’ll head out to the wild hinterlands of Brooklyn to visit the Brooklyn Grange and hear their incredible DIY story as you learn how to grow rooftop vegetables and fruits right in the heart of the city. You’ll have an opportunity to get your hands dirty as you learn about how in 2010 a group of determined friends managed to get thousands of pounds of soil onto a Brooklyn roof to create the first of these amazing farms.
Today Brooklyn Grange produces some 80,000 pounds of fresh, organic produce every year, and has provided over 400,000 pounds of fresh fruit and vegetables to restaurants, service groups, and other customers over the lifetime of the project, as well as partnering with community service organizations and food banks across the city. They also operate an apiary, providing another vital link in creating the food we eat as pollinating bees do their thing. You’ll learn the methods they’ve refined over the years for creating, building and growing healthy organic food as the Brooklyn Grange has grown to cover three roofs themselves, as well as helping to consult, design, install and construct many more for clients across the region. The skills and knowledge you pick up in Brooklyn today can be applied to future projects back home and around the world to help communities in need, both urban and rural.
Rise early in the morning for breakfast before getting in line to visit the Empire State Building and viewing Manhattan from the top of this 102-story skyscraper. Tour the building with a local guide to learn about its construction and fascinating history.
After lunch, your group will set our to visit the 9/11 Memorial Museum created in remembrance of the World Trade Center and Pentagon attacks on September 11th, 2001.
Spend the morning enjoying a group breakfast at your accommodation before transporting to visit the infamous Central Park. The park is over 1.3 square miles and stretches between the Upper West Side and Upper East Side. Enjoy a picnic style lunch in the park before setting out for the Rockefeller Center.
In the afternoon, visit the Rockefeller Center for a tour with an expert historian and view of the massive city-scape from the observation deck.
Enjoy a final group breakfast and goodbyes with your local guide before beginning your departure home. We hope you enjoyed your time in The Big Apple, New York City!
Welcome to New York — America’s busiest and most influential city. On this 8-day tour, visit the Statue of Liberty, Central Park, Rockefeller Center, museums, the Theatre District and Times Square. Join us on our most exciting and wildly diverse tours yet in New York City!
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