Week in New York - (8 days / 7 nights)

8 days / 7 nights

The DUMBO neighborhood tour
Accessible accommodation
Accessible transportation
The handbike tour of Central Park
The New York food tour

Multi-day trip description

This 8-day fun-filled tour of New York will show you the highlights and hidden corners of the city that never sleeps, with an itinerary designed to accommodate people with disabilities. The tour includes accessible accommodation in a 3-star hotel just off Times Square and several private guided tours of the city, such as a foodie tour of the Lower East Side of Manhattan, a guided walking tour of Brooklyn including some culinary treats in the DUMB...This 8-day fun-filled tour of New York will show you the highlights and hidden corners of the city that never sleeps, with an itinerary designed to accommodate people with disabilities. The tour includes accessible accommodation in a 3-star hotel just off Times Square and several private guided tours of the city, such as a foodie tour of the Lower East Side of Manhattan, a guided walking tour of Brooklyn including some culinary treats in the DUMBO neighbourhood, a vibrant restored port area. You can also enjoy unforgettable experiences such as a helicopter flight over the city and a dinner cruise of New York’s waterways. In addition, there’s plenty of free time for you to relax, shop, and explore New York at your own pace.

All activities are suitably for wheelchair users and other forms of disability, with routes following paved sidewalks with step-free access and plenty of accessible bathroom stops. Your tour guides can provide assistance where necessary, including modifying the route to suit your needs.


Accessibility. What to expect?

  • Assistance

    Guides/ Staff members have experience assisting people with disabilities

  • Transportation

    Transportation is wheelchair accessible

  • Bathrooms

    Accessible bathrooms at multiple stops during the Multi-day Trip

  • Places

    Places visited are all wheelchair accessible and can be navigated independently

    Places present some barriers and minimum assistance is needed

  • Equipment

    Adaptive equipment is included and can be used independently or assisted

From $3300 USD / per person

*Price based on 2 travelers

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Itinerary

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Day 1: Arrival

On your first day in New York, your friendly guide will meet you at the airport and will help you to take your luggage to the accessible vehicle....On your first day in New York, your friendly guide will meet you at the airport and will help you to take your luggage to the accessible vehicle. You’ll be driven to the Hilton Garden Inn New York Times Square Central, where your guaranteed accessible room will be waiting for you. Upon arrival, you can unpack, go out for dinner, and get ready for the adventures that await you over the next 7 days.

Stay:

Hilton Garden Inn New York Times Square Central
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Day 2: Central Park Handbike Guided Tour

On day 2, you will enjoy a leisurely 2-hour guided bike ride through Central Park. You’ll be provided with an adaptive handbike and your guide wi...On day 2, you will enjoy a leisurely 2-hour guided bike ride through Central Park. You’ll be provided with an adaptive handbike and your guide will give you a quick handbike tutorial before showing you some of the most famous and scenic spots of the park. You’ll learn about the history of the park and have plenty of opportunities to snap photos. At the end of the tour, you’ll be taken back to your hotel in an adaptive van.

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Day 3: Free day (morning) + New York Premium Dinner Cruise

On day 3 of your tour, you’ll have some free time during the day to shop, sightsee or relax, or you can also contact your WTW travel expert to or...On day 3 of your tour, you’ll have some free time during the day to shop, sightsee or relax, or you can also contact your WTW travel expert to organize an accessible activity. In the evening, you’ll have a magical 3-hour dinner cruise on an accessible boat around New York’s rivers and harbors. During the cruise, a 3-course meal with soft drinks will be served and there will also be live music from an on-board band and singer. Staff will be available to assist you to board the boat and there is an accessible restroom which is accessed via a stairlift.

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Day 4: Edge Observation Deck

Day 4 of the tour gives you an opportunity to view New York from above at the Edge Observation Deck. The Observation Deck is accessed via a 52-se...Day 4 of the tour gives you an opportunity to view New York from above at the Edge Observation Deck. The Observation Deck is accessed via a 52-second elevator ride and has glass floors and walls. Once at the top, you can admire the views and learn about the Hudson Yards neighborhood from the displays. The building has an accessible restroom and provides assistive listening and captioning devices.

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Day 5: Tenements, Tales, and Tastes Guided Tour

On day 5 of your tour, you’ll have a food tour of New York with a local guide. You’ll meet your guide at City Hall and explore the Lower East Sid...On day 5 of your tour, you’ll have a food tour of New York with a local guide. You’ll meet your guide at City Hall and explore the Lower East Side together, learning about the history of this diverse neighborhood. During the 3-hour tour, you’ll visit historic bakeries and community gardens and taste dishes made in immigrant communities such as Little Italy and Chinatown, from dumplings to international cheeses. Your guide will show you their favorite places and can answer your questions about life in the city.

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Day 6: New York City Helicopter Tour

Day 6 of the tour is an exciting 15-minute helicopter ride over New York City. You’ll watch a brief safety video and then board the helicopter wi...Day 6 of the tour is an exciting 15-minute helicopter ride over New York City. You’ll watch a brief safety video and then board the helicopter with the assistance of the crew. On the flight, you’ll see the Statue of Liberty, Times Square, the Chrysler Building, and more, and the crew will tell you about the history of the city. You can snap photos on the flight and enjoy the city from above. An accessible bathroom is available before and after the flight.

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Day 7: Brooklyn Bridge & DUMBO Food Tour

On this 3-hour culinary guided tour, you will explore one of New York's hottest boroughs: Brooklyn. You will stroll through hip neighborhoods suc...On this 3-hour culinary guided tour, you will explore one of New York's hottest boroughs: Brooklyn. You will stroll through hip neighborhoods such as Brooklyn Heights and DUMBO, stopping at the best eateries. Slices of pizza, pastries, and other iconic New York dishes will be part of the menu for you to experience the city, its food, and its landscapes as a true New Yorker.

Accessible restrooms will be available at multiple stops of the activity. Although the city can get crowded and difficult to navigate, guides will be able to assist you if needed. Be sure to arrive hungry!

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Day 8: Departure

On your departure day, you’ll be taken to the airport in an accessible vehicle. The driver will help with transfers and luggage.falseOn your departure day, you’ll be taken to the airport in an accessible vehicle. The driver will help with transfers and luggage.

    What's included

  • Admission

  • Tickets

  • Tour Guides

  • Equipment rental

  • Airport transfer

  • Boat transfer

  • Accommodation

    What's not included

  • Assistants

  • Insurance

  • Tourist city taxes

  • Gratuities

  • International flights

  • Domestic flights

Important information

  • 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 will be hired to assist and help out with the logistics needed.

  • Spoken language(s): English.

  • Travel insurance is not included but an appropriate insurance based on your personal needs is highly recommended.

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