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    Thanksgiving in New York: 5-day organized tour

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    Thanksgiving is one of the most famous historical American holidays in the world: on November 28 of each year, lovers of the USA try to revive the tradition at home, preparing the famous Thanksgiving turkey.

    Among these people, however, there is certainly those who dream of experience Thanksgiving firsthand on American soil and, why not ?, right in New York, where the famous, crazy parade of Macy's Department Store (see article on November events in New York). In addition, it is now well known that the day after the party takes place on Black Friday, the consumer day par excellence, born in the USA and gone global: every year we witness the assault on American shops by crowds of bargain hunters, but we too buy something on the internet or in Italian shops that adhere to the discount fever . Seeing this crazy New York day with your own eyes is a truly unique experience.

    Who does not feel like organizing the trip alone in these high season days and wants to combine Thanksgiving to guided tour of New York, can consider this organized tour: a trip to New York, 26 1 from November to December, departing from Milan Malpensa.


    • tour schedule
      • Day 1: Arrive in New York and Times Square
      • Giorno 2: Midtown, Chelsea, Greenwich Village, Meatpacking District
      • Day 3: Thanksgiving holiday
      • Day 4: Black Friday
      • Day 5: Downtown and return to Italy
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    tour schedule

    Here is the detailed program of these 5 days in New York.

    Day 1: Arrive in New York and Times Square

    The meeting will be at Milan Malpensa airport with theaccompanist, which will follow you from that moment until the end of the journey. You will then board the flight to New York (lunch and snacks included). After landing you will be accompanied by private transfer to the hotel, where you can settle down before going out in the evening to immediately enter the incredible atmosphere of Times Square. Dinner is scheduled in a typical american restaurant of the area. Overnight at Hotel.

    Giorno 2: Midtown, Chelsea, Greenwich Village, Meatpacking District

    Breakfast at hotel. This day is entirely dedicated to the discovery of some of the best known and most fascinating neighborhoods in New York:

    • Midtown, featuring the Empire State Building, Chrysler, Bank of America Tower, United Nations Building, Broadway, Rockefeller Center and more
    • Chelsea, with free lunch at Chelsea Market, a place of worship in the city
    • Greenwich Village: the lively artists' district of New York, to immerse yourself in a bohemian atmosphere among pubs, music clubs and independent bookstores
    • Union Square Christmas Market: a must for the Christmas period in New York
    • Meatpacking District: redeveloped neighborhood where the High Line is located, an ancient elevated railway line converted into a public park.

    After this day, dinner awaits you at a chain restaurant Bubba Gump, made famous by the movie Forrest Gump. Overnight at Hotel.

    Day 3: Thanksgiving holiday

    Breakfast at hotel. Long last Thanksgiving a New York: the big day has arrived. In the morning you will witness a very famous New York tradition: the Macy's Department Store Parades, an event that involves 3 million people every year. If you have never seen a parade in New York you will be amazed: the themed floats, the marching bands, the shows, the acrobatics of the cheerleaders, the giant balloons depicting fictional characters and much more ... mid-afternoon, or at least until you start the long one traditional Thanksgiving dinner in an American restaurant. Overnight at Hotel.

    Day 4: Black Friday

    After breakfast at the hotel, another completely crazy day awaits you. After the Thanksgiving holiday there is in fact a totally different event: the Black Friday. Stores in the US (and around the world) apply huge discounts on merchandise, resulting in a sort of modern gold rush in warehouses and stores across the city. If you feel like doing some shopping a New York during this very special day, all you have to do is choose your favorite shop. the day is free and at your disposal just to facilitate the search for the unmissable offer! The tour leader remains available to anyone who wants to organize themselves in a different way. Dinner in the restaurant is included in the service program. Overnight at Hotel.

    Day 5: Downtown and return to Italy

    The last day in New York is to continue the discovery of the city after the festivities. After breakfast, you will be accompanied by your guide to the south of the city: you will see Wall Street (the Financial District), Ground Zero (museum and memorial 9/11) and, in the distance, the Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island. Free lunch is provided before the transfer to the airport. Dinner and overnight stay are on board the plane that will take you back to Italy on 1th December.

    The fee includes

    • Intercontinental flight Malpensa-New York round trip
    • Transfers from / to the airport
    • Spanish escort for the duration of the trip
    • 4 nights in a double room in a superior tourist category hotel
    • 4 breakfasts
    • 4 dinners
    • Private transportation for excursions
    • Scheduled guided tours carried out by local guides

    The fee does not include

    • Practice opening fees (80 euros pp) including medical insurance and luggage up to 50.000 euros for healthcare expenses
    • Compulsory entrance fees to sites / monuments ($ 30 pp)
    • airport taxes (starting from 300 euros)


    The whole package, with all the inclusions described, is available for the price of 1779 €. In case of need single room a supplement of 600 euros is applied.

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