Week-long New York City trip: Helicopter tour, Handbiking through Central Park & Immigrant cuisine

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 multi-day trip to 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 trip includes accessible accommodation in a 3-star Hilton Garden Inn New York Times Square Central 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 so...This 8-day fun-filled multi-day trip to 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 trip includes accessible accommodation in a 3-star Hilton Garden Inn New York Times Square Central 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 neighborhood, 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 suitable 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 assist, including modifying the route to suit your needs.

This multi-day trip was designed with accessibility in mind. Your comfort and safety are our priorities! All guaranteed accessible rooms are equipped with a roll-in shower, and all transfers will be done with an accessible vehicle. Hilton Garden Inn New York Times Square Central is the selected hotel; if the accessible room is not available at the time of your booking, we will find another similar accommodation with an accessible room that also matches your needs.

The price of this multi-day trip might be subject to changes depending on seasonality and the availability of accessible rooms. A travel expert will confirm the final details once you submit a booking request.


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

Welcome to New York City! Upon arrival at the airport, you will be transferred on a private accessible van to your 3-star
Hilton Garden Inn New...
Welcome to New York City! Upon arrival at the airport, you will be transferred on a private accessible van to your 3-star
Hilton Garden Inn New York Times Square Central Hotel. Your guaranteed accessible room equipped with a roll-in shower will be waiting for you.

Stay:

Hilton Garden Inn New York Times Square Central
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Day 2: Central Park handbike guided tour

Morning: After breakfast at your hotel, you will enjoy a 2-hour guided bike ride through Central Park. You'll be provided with an adaptive handb...Morning: After breakfast at your hotel, you will enjoy a 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 park's most famous and scenic spots. You'll learn about the park's history and have plenty of opportunities to snap photos.

Afternoon: At the end of the tour, you'll be taken back to your hotel in an accessible van; enjoy your free time!

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Day 3: Free morning+ New York premium dinner cruise

Morning: After breakfast at your hotel, you’ll have some free time during the day to shop, sightsee or relax.

Afternoon: Later in the evening...
Morning: After breakfast at your hotel, you’ll have some free time during the day to shop, sightsee or relax.

Afternoon: Later 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 and live music from an onboard band and singer will be offered. Staff will be available to assist you in boarding the boat, and there is an accessible restroom accessed via a stairlift.

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Day 4: Immigrant New York tour: From Ellis Island to the Financial District

Morning:

After breakfast at your hotel, you will have a unique immigration-focused private tour that will let you understand this remarkable ...
Morning:

After breakfast at your hotel, you will have a unique immigration-focused private tour that will let you understand this remarkable city: New York was built with immigrant cultures and people; they are genuinely what this city is all about.

After meeting with your tour guide at Alexander Hamilton US Custom House, you will catch an accessible ferry to Elis Island, a spot where many immigrants arrive in the country. Here you will gaze at the iconic Statue of Liberty. After another accessible ferry, you will reach the Financial District, passing through many immigrant-cuisine food carts. You will taste many samples of the world: the definition of New York culture. Many accessible restrooms will be available along the way; your tour guide can lead you to one.

Afternoon: You will return to your hotel or continue exploring independently.

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Day 5: Private guided tour of Chelsea Food Market and the High Line

Morning:

On this day you will have a 4-hour foodie tour in which you will explore New York’s unique High Line neighborhood with a guide and t...
Morning:

On this day you will have a 4-hour foodie tour in which you will explore New York’s unique High Line neighborhood with a guide and taste delicious food from a famous market. The tour features a walk or wheel along the High Line, a green corridor built on a disused railway line above the city. Your guide will tell you about the High Line and the local ecosystem and then take you to Chelsea Market, where you can get samples of international cuisine from the market stalls, such as New York pizza and sweet exotic treats. All tour options include a knowledgeable local guide who can answer your questions and give you great tips on making the most of your time in the city.

All tour options are accessible to people with disabilities. Many stops have accessible bathrooms, and most places can be navigated independently or require minimal assistance. Your trained guide can help you if you wish.

Afternoon: You can go back to your hotel or keep exploring the city on your own!

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Day 6: New York City helicopter tour

Morning: After breakfast at your hotel, you will have an exciting 15-minute helicopter to go to New York City. You'll watch a brief safety video ...Morning: After breakfast at your hotel, you will have an exciting 15-minute helicopter to go to New York City. You'll watch a brief safety video and the boat crew's helicopter with the crew's lance. On the flight, you'll see the Statue of Liberty, Times Square, the Chrysler Building, and more, and the city's tell you about the city's history. You can snap photos on the flight and enjoy the city from above. An accessible bathroom is available before and after the flight.

Afternoon: You can return to your hotel or keep exploring the city on your own!

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Day 7: Brooklyn Bridge & DUMBO food tour

Morning:

You will have a 3-hour culinary guided tour and explore one of New York's hottest boroughs: Brooklyn. You will stroll through hip nei...
Morning:

You will have a 3-hour culinary guided tour and 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 can assist you if needed. Be sure to arrive hungry!

Afternoon: You can go back to your hotel or keep exploring on your own!

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Day 8: Departure

On your last day, you will be transferred to the airport in a wheelchair-accessible van.falseOn your last day, you will be transferred to the airport in a wheelchair-accessible van.

    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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