Tour Overview

  • Charter bus OR flight to New York, NY
  • Private charter bus for the duration of the tour
  • Hotel Accommodations
  • One breakfast, three lunches, and two dinners
  • Admission to the Empire State Building
  • Visits to Fifth Avenue, Broadway, and Times Square
  • Visit to St. Patrick's Cathedral
  • Evening city walk
  • Admission to the Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island
  • Guided tour of Battery Park
  • Tour the National 9/11 Memorial
  • Wall Street walk
  • Tours of Little Italy and Chinatown
  • Today Show outdoor audience experience
  • Tour of Central Park
  • Free Tour Leaders 1 Per 15 Paying Students
  • Zoni Tour Manager

Day 1: Iconic Landmarks and Broadway Delights

Depart from school, arrive in New York City and meet your Zoni Tour Manager at the hotel where you will store your luggage.

Lunch at a local eatery.

Stroll in Central Park, discovering its natural beauty and iconic sites such as Strawberry Fields and the Carousel.

Begin your evening city tour and explore the vibrant Fifth Avenue, followed by visits to Broadway, Times Square, and St. Patrick’s Cathedral where you can marvel at its architecture.

Group dinner at the lively Ellen's Stardust Diner.

Check into your hotel.

Day 2: Historical Immersion and Cultural Exploration

Breakfast at the hotel.

Guided tours of Battery Park and the National 9/11 Memorial, honoring the victims of September 11, 2001.

Journey to the Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island via ferry, immersing yourself in American history.

Lunch at Ellis Island.

Return to Battery Park and begin your journey to Wall Street, visiting landmarks like The New York Stock Exchange, the Federal Reserve Bank of New York, and Chase Manhattan Bank.

Explore Little Italy and Chinatown, uncovering their unique charm.

Group dinner at a local restaurant.

Return to your hotel for a restful evening.

Day 3: Vibrant Morning & Farewell

Early Morning:
Be part of the outside audience at a live broadcast of the Today Show.

Breakfast at a local eatery at your own expense.

Take a visit to the Apple Store or free time to purchase last minute souvenirs.

Lunch at a local restaurant.

Your tour concludes with a visit to the iconic Empire State Building where you can soak in panoramic views of the city before your departure.

Must Know

Iconic Landmarks: This tour offers students the chance to explore New York City's most iconic landmarks, providing a comprehensive overview of the city's rich history and culture.

Cultural Immersion: With visits to diverse neighborhoods like Little Italy and Chinatown, students gain insight into the cultural uniqueness of these areas.

Educational Enrichment: This itinerary includes historical sites providing students with valuable educational experiences across various fields.

  • NYC experiences four distinct seasons. Winters are cold, while summers can be hot and humid. Check the weather forecast and pack accordingly. Keep the seasons in mind as you plan your travel dates.
  • Respect the fast-paced nature of the city and engage with locals in a courteous manner. New Yorkers often walk fast, so be prepared to keep up the pace on sidewalks.
  • Comfortable footwear is a necessity as this tour requires a lot of walking.

  • Travel time to and from different parts of the country may modify these itineraries.
  • Itineraries are fully customizable.
  • Flexible payment plans are available.

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General Information

General information regarding student tours and field trips.

We offer a wide variety of customized educational itineraries based upon your curriculum requests and budget.

Tour inclusions vary depending on your itinerary, but all include transportation, accommodations, venue admissions, and most meals (as outlined in your proposal).

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Yes. All itineraries are fully customizable based upon your desired destination, curriculum requests, and budget needs.

Because we fully customize every itinerary, we can offer tours to any and every age group.

No, Zoni educational tours are not limited to school students alone. They can be arranged for college students, adult learners, faith-based organizations, community-based organizations, language organizations, home-school co-ops, cultural schools/organizations, businesses, or individuals with an interest in acquiring knowledge and exploring new environments.

Absolutely. We cater to various group sizes, including homeschoolers, with fully customizable itineraries.

We require a minimum of ten paying passengers per group. We have no maximum group size.

Planning should begin as soon as possible. International travel is typically planned 12-18 months before departure.

Zoni Educational travel tours have trained Tour Managers and Tour Leaders accompanying the group. For domestic travel there will be one Tour Leader for every 10 students and for international travel, there will be one Tour Leader for every 6 students.

The Tour Leader is a representative from your school. The Tour Manager is affiliated with Zoni Tours and is well versed in the destinations visited.

Yes, for domestic travel we offer one free tour leader per ten paying passengers. For international travel, we offer one free tour leader per six paying passengers.

The itineraries listed on our website include examples of destinations that we travel to, but we are happy to customize a tour of any destination you wish to visit.

While many of our domestic tours are two-night/three-day itineraries, we can customize a tour for any desired length of time.

Your transportation needs will be provided by Zoni Tours, unless otherwise noted in your proposal.

Full names, dates of birth, emergency contacts, dietary restrictions, and any other relevant information needed for your itinerary.

Students and tour leaders will be responsible for securing traveler documents and information. Zoni will keep digital copies of passports and visas for international travel in case of emergency.

All forms are signed at registration along with terms and conditions. Documentation required by your school or organization may vary.

No. Group travel is secured under one booking.

No, seats will be assigned at the time of booking.

While not guaranteed, Zoni Tours will do everything possible to accommodate this request.

Flight changes are available at your own expense, subject to group leaders' approval.

Zoni Tours will accommodate special needs per ADA and section 504. We can secure accommodations in motorcoaches, hotels, and most eateries. However, elements of certain itineraries are not accessible to wheelchairs and other devices. Please make your Educational Group Tour Coordinator aware of any special needs when you begin your travel planning.