Tour Overview

  • Bus OR Flight to New York City
  • Private charter bus transportation for the duration of the tour
  • Hotel Accommodations
  • Two breakfasts, three lunches and three dinners
  • Guided walking tour
  • Admission to Empire State Building
  • Fashion Institute of Technology tour
  • FIT Museum tour
  • Garment District walking tour
  • Visits to fabric stores
  • Shopping trip
  • Free Tour Leaders 1 Per 15 Paying Students
  • Zoni Tours Manager

Day 1: Arrival and City Fashion Exploration

Depart from your school and arrive in vibrant New York City.

Enjoy lunch at a local New York eatery.

Check into your hotel and get ready to explore the city's fashion scene.

Join us on a guided city walking tour that introduces you to New York City's landmarks and neighborhoods, providing context to the fashion culture of New York.

Evening: Enjoy dinner at a local restaurant, discussing the highlights of your walking tour.

Visit the Empire State Building and observe the city glittering below as you prepare for the days ahead.

Day 2: Fashion Education and Garment District Discovery

Start your day with a delicious breakfast at the hotel.

Head to the Fashion Institute of Technology (FIT) for an enlightening guided tour. Learn about the institution's impact on the fashion world and its role in shaping industry professionals.

Visit the FIT Museum to explore fashion history, trends, and innovations.

Have lunch at a vibrant local restaurant.

Delve into the heart of the Garment District on a guided tour and discover the district's history and role in the fashion industry. Immerse yourselves in the world of fashion accessories and textiles at a renowned fabric store like Mood or a boutique specializing in unique materials. Engage with experts to learn about different materials, designs, and techniques that contribute to the creation of stylish garments.

Have dinner at a charming local eatery.

Return to your hotel.

Day 3: Fashion Meets Culture

Enjoy breakfast at the hotel and gear up for a day of exploration.

Take some time to shop in this iconic city. Discover funky boutiques like Opening Ceremony and explore high-end designer stores along Fifth Avenue, including flagship stores like Tiffany & Co., Gucci, and Louis Vuitton.

Depart for the Meatpacking District

Enjoy lunch at the Chelsea Market in the heart of the Meatpacking District

Explore the trendy boutiques and designer stores in the area, such as Diane von Furstenberg, Theory, and Stella McCartney. Hit up a thrift store and give older items new life with creative styling and upcycling.

Reflect on your fashion-filled journey during a final dinner at a local restaurant, discussing the highlights and newfound perspectives on the fashion industry.

Bid farewell to New York City, returning to your school with a deeper understanding of the dynamic relationship between fashion, culture, and the city's vibrant spirit.

Must Know

Fashion Fusion: This tailored itinerary seamlessly blends fashion education with cultural exploration, providing students with a comprehensive understanding of fashion's place in the city's fabric.

Engaging Learning: Guided walking tours and visits to fabric stores offer hands-on learning experiences, making fashion concepts come to life for students.

Broadened Horizons: By understanding the intersection of fashion and culture, students gain a broader perspective on how different elements shape the city's unique style.

Inspirational Takeaways: This fashion-focused tour fosters inspiration, helping students envision future careers in the fashion industry while nurturing their creative passions.

  • The weather in NYC can vary widely depending on the season. Check the weather forecast before your trip and pack accordingly with layers.
  • NYC is a pedestrian-friendly city, and walking is often the best way to explore. Comfortable walking shoes are essential as you'll likely cover a lot of ground on foot.

  • 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.