There are infinite ways to sample all that New York City has to offer. The city that never sleeps offers a world of exciting prospects to everyone present. The most comprehensive way of experiencing all that the city has to offer would be to go along on any one of the fantastic amount of tour services that are provided by various companies in the city.
New York City tours can be an institution unto themselves wherein a vast amount of culture and experience is offered to customers. There is no possible end to the different types of tours that are available. You can choose in terms of area, mode of travel and even price range.
It is virtually impossible to chart out a standard route for these tours. Not every tour will show you everything in the New York area, but as dull as that sounds, every tour shows something novel. Some of the most famous of the New York City tours are the tour of the Statue of Liberty, the Big Apple Helicopter tour, the tour of Wall Street and the Empire State building. However, these don’t cover all the things that New York City has to offer.
A vast amount of local, borough specific tours are also available to take customers through the intricacies and histories of the local areas. All the local traditions, the people and their customs and all such other fascinating aspects are covered in these tours. There are also a host of dinner and lunch cruise tours that take guests to the most historic places in New York Bay.
Culturally and historically significant places such as Rockefeller Center, the Metropolitan Museum of Arts, Central Park and many more all have a special tour. The New York City tours give you a view into the pulse of the city and its historical roots. Some of the most unusual tours however, are the movie and TV tours, which take customers to all the sites of a pre-decided TV show or movie. Guests are given a chance to click pictures and stand in some of the most famous-on-celluloid places in New York City.
The cost per person of these tours varies with each tour and its type of coverage. The New York City guided tour which covers all the most important landmarks in the city including the Statue of Liberty, Rockefeller Center, The World Trade Center site and so on, is available for $71.99, whereas the Big Apple helicopter ride, which covers the best aerial spots of the city is offered for $149.99. Guests are advised to take caution, as fares are liable to change and also read the tour guide carefully so that exact details of the tour are known. Many of the new York city tours offer guests the chance to taste the local cuisine but only at the guests own expense, whereas a few may provide guests with meals.
The New York City Tours, though many in number, are each unique in their own ways and therefore each is an experience in itself. One fantastic tour option is the tour on top of Rockefeller Center.