New York Contrasts Tour

5 Hours
English

New York Contrasts Tour

5/5

If you plan to travel to New York or are already here and want to discover the contrasts of this beautiful city, we recommend the Contrasts of New York tour, one of our most requested tours among travelers.

The most famous trip in New York

The Contrasts of New York Day Trip is one of the most famous tours, in addition, it is distinguished by being the most complete tour of the city, with an approximate duration of 4 to 5 hours in which you can get to know 4 of the 5 districts of New York : Manhattan, Queens, Brooklyn and the Bronx.

The name ‘ New York Contrasts Tour ‘ is related to the difference between the places and cultures that you will meet during the tour.

On this excursion we will be accompanied by a guide who is an expert in narrative and history of New York, and will add value to your experience with data and cultural anecdotes about the city and its inhabitants.

New York, much more than just Manhattan

If you want to discover what lies beyond Manhattan, the contrasts of New York tour is an excellent opportunity to experience the diversity that exists in the city that never sleeps, one of the largest multicultural cities in the world , and get to know the most popular neighborhoods and areas. and representatives of each district.

Live a different experience, get away from the striking skyscrapers, get to know a different face of the city and enter new cultures, this excursion will surprise you. You will meet other lifestyles that will blow your mind, while you are surrounded by colorful streets, unique store fronts and amazing people.

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Itinerary

The excursion of contrasts in New York is famous because we visit places that few visit in each district. In addition, we show you the variety of cultures, lifestyles and its spectacular corners.

Start of the Tour

The tour begins after picking up all the passengers at the indicated hotels; we start the tour to leave Manhattan in the direction of the first district that we will know, the Bronx.

On the way to the famous district of the Bronx, we will cross through the Harlem neighborhood, in which we will tell you more about its history, in addition, we will make a stop at the Brownstones, where you will have the opportunity to take home a souvenir of the characteristic New York residences.

We will continue our tour until we reach Yankee Stadium, the stadium of one of the most famous baseball teams in the world.

We will continue our way through Grand Concord Avenue and the most popular police station in this county Precinct 42, known as the Apache district, for the filming of the movie Fort Apache, starring Paul Newman.

The Bronx, graffiti and its history

We will advance in the Tour of Contrasts towards the South Bronx where the most famous graffiti are found, we will tell each of their stories and you will be able to photograph the famous “I love Bronx” and the graffiti made in commemoration of the death of a young immigrant named Amado Diallo .

We will leave for the district of Queens.

Queens, the largest district in New York

Leaving the Bronx we will continue our journey to Queens, the largest and most multicultural county in New York City. We will enter Malba, a private upper-middle class neighborhood and one of the most expensive outside of Manhattan.

We will continue to Flushing Meadows Park, the most representative and largest park in Queens, where you can see the Mets stadium; the National Tennis complex where the United States Open is held, known as the US OPEN, the globe named as the Unisphere, finally the flying saucers from the movie Men In Black, which are really the two observation towers of the New York State Pavilion built for the 1939 World’s Fair.

We will leave Flushing and go through one of the main avenues of Queens, Roosevelt Avenue, where we will experience the culture of immigration represented in each of its retail stores located along the avenue.

We will pass through little India where the largest Hindu population in New York City is located, where you can learn a little more about their culture.

We will leave for the district of Brooklyn.

The Jewish Quarter of Williamsburg

We will arrive at the Williamsburg neighborhood, in the district of Brooklyn, a neighborhood known for its high-end boutiques, restaurants and modern cafes; a trendy neighborhood.

The neighborhood may have higher rent prices than Gramercy and more people on its streets than Soho, however it is very popular because of the Jewish neighborhood of Williamsburg, a neighborhood where we will find the largest concentration of Ultra-Orthodox Hasidic Jews, in which we will enter to know its most representative culture and traditions.

To end this tour of the innumerable contrasts of New York, we will return to Manhattan where you can take two options:

  • Get off the vehicle to walk across the Brooklyn Bridge and enjoy the panoramic view of Manhattan; By the way you can visit Dumbo where you can see the promenade along the Brooklyn Bridge Park.
  • You can also continue in the vehicle to Little Italy where our excursion will end, there you can treat yourself to the best Italian food in the city.

Frequently asked questions

Every day New York offers us unparalleled experiences. So don’t worry about which day is better, we assure you that each day has a unique experience.

We have minivan and bus vehicles, the selected vehicle depends on the number of hikers we have for that day. Both vehicles have air conditioning, large windows, comfortable spaces and the company of certified guides.

If you want to know a little more about this excursion, here are some details of each district.

Bronx

An American county of the state of New York, it is separated from the island of Manhattan by the Harlem River.

Many of its neighborhoods are emblematic, in each one we can find a splendid cultural clash where the different tastes of visitors and locals are satisfied.

You can enjoy a good Italian meal in one place and a few meters away you can see buildings with art deco architecture, as well as find works of street art (graffiti) that have been admired and recognized throughout the world.

We will tour the streets that were the cradle of Hip Hop, a neighborhood that offers options for all tastes.

Queens

The largest district in New York and, for this reason, it is the one that offers the most diversity, so much so that more than 130 languages ​​are spoken.

Many of its neighborhoods are residential and have been occupied by groups of immigrants, there we can visit a Chinese neighborhood, a few steps away we find ourselves in a Latin neighborhood, walk a little further and enter a Greek neighborhood. An opportunity to meet people from different cultures and learn about some of their customs.

You can also enjoy art in Long Island City, PS1 Contemporary Art Center, Isamu Noguchi Museum, Socrates Sculpture Park and one of the city’s newest attractions, Granty Plaza State Park with its big Pepsi-Cola ad in vintage style.

Brooklyn

The “home for people from all over the world” is an experience you enjoy since we cross the famous Brooklyn Bridge.

Brooklyn is the seat of the independent “Indie” culture of New York, due to the fact that many young people decided to migrate there, providing dynamism and fun.

As a result of the architectural renovation, the prices of real estate for purchase and for rent increased considerably, causing young people to begin to move.

The constant transit of people, the cultural and real estate expansion in this district, has provided dynamism to the city and has made artists, architects and designers take Brooklyn as their cultural center.

To escape the hustle and bustle of Manhattan, great personalities have chosen to live in Brooklyn to enjoy the silence, the mansions and the beautiful views of downtown Manhattan.

Manhattan

Cultural, commercial and financial heart of New York, it is divided into 3 important zones, lower Manhattan, middle Manhattan and upper Manhattan.

Lower Manhattan is where you’ll find the oldest neighborhoods in the district and several very famous ones, such as Chinatown, Wall Street, Little Italy and the World Trade Center.

Middle Manhattan is the main setting for a large number of series and movies that are set in New York, there you will see the huge skyscrapers, some of the most classic monuments and areas of the city.

Upper Manhattan the residential area, therefore, is a recommended area to stay in Manhattan.

You can enjoy the peace of Central Park, Lincoln Center and valuable museums such as the MET, the Guggenheim and the Museum of Natural History.

Details

Duration

5 hours, approximately

Schedules

Tour times: All week

Languages

English

Documents

We do not require printed information

  • You can access the excursion by giving us your name and lastname

Includes

  • Bus transportation.
  • English Guide.

Not included

  • No food or drink is included.

How to book

  • Choose the date and people 
  • Click on the checkout button
  • You can see the summary in the cart and then enter the next step, your data, the hotel where you are staying, and the card details.
  • After making the reservation, you will receive an email confirmation of the nearest Pickup hotel.

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If you want to discover what lies beyond Manhattan, the contrasts of New York tour is an excellent opportunity to experience the diversity that exists in the city that never sleeps, one of the largest multicultural cities in the world.

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Pick up time: 08:10 a.m.

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