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What to expect

Fall Colours

Experience New York in the Fall

Empire State Building

Marvel at the city from above

Central Park

Find a green oasis in the city

Christmas Markets

Explore the markets in Bryant Park

What you’ll be doing

Spend the start of the holiday season taking in the famous sights of the ‘Big Apple’ with an escorted group holiday to New York City. Marvel at the city below from the 86th floor of the Empire State Building, find peace in Central Park and experience a gospel choir service. Topped off with a spot of retail therapy on Fifth Avenue!

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What's Included

  • Return flights & transfers
  • Airport taxes & charges
  • Double room for sole use
  • Welcome Drink
  • Solo's Board - breakfast daily, welcome dinner & farewell dinner
  • Guided tour of New York City
  • Sunday Gospel Service
  • Entrance to Observation Deck of the Empire State Building
  • Accompanying Solos Tour Leader
  • Fully financially protected


  • Arrive in New York City
  • Guided tour of Manhattan & Christmas Markets
  • Walk the High Line & Financial District
  • Gospel Service & Central Park
  • Departure Day


  • Insurance click here
  • USA ESTA visa – currently $21

What you'll be doing


Arrival Day

On arrival in New York, we transfer to our hotel for check-in. This evening, we start our Solos holiday in style with a welcome drink, before heading out for dinner in a nearby restaurant.

  • Dinner Included

Conquer the concrete jungle

This morning, take a guided tour of Manhattan in the comfort of an air-conditioned minibus. We discover the iconic Times Square, journey down Fifth Avenue and marvel at St Pauls Cathedral, the Rockefeller Centre & the Flatiron Building. Next, we head to the Grand Central Station, for an interior tour of its history and design, before spending the afternoon at Bryant Park exploring its Christmas Markets. Here we’ll have time to indulge in some Christmas shopping, enjoy some delicious food or strap on a pair of ice skates! Later this afternoon, we’ll journey upwards and take a trip to the 86th floor observation deck of the famous Empire State Building and admire the city lights from above with 360 degree views.

  • Breakfast Included

Neighbourhoods of New York

After breakfast, we’ll begin our morning with a walk along the High Line – an historic raised rail line converted to a green oasis for the public to enjoy. It offers magnificent views in the heart of the meatpacking district, as well as art installations and beautiful gardens.  Our next stop today is a neighbourhood tour of Greenwich Village, Soho, Little Italy and Chinatown. We’ll then head out on a walking tour of the Financial District and the renowned Wall Street, with stops at the Merril Lynch Bull, Trinity Church and the 9/11 Memorial, before returning to our hotel.

  • Breakfast Included

Sunday gospel service

This morning, we get the chance to experience a gospel service and discover Harlem’s vibrant streets. We’ll see the impressive Saint John the Divine Cathedral and Apollo Theatre, topping the morning off with a soul food brunch.

Next, we’ll visit Central Park. The oldest public park in the United States, it’s also the most popular, with over 42 million visitors a year. We travel through the famous Strawberry Fields, see Belvedere Castle and pass Dakota Apartments, where John Lennon was assassinated.

The rest of the day can be enjoyed at our leisure, before we meet this evening for our farewell dinner.

  • Breakfast & Dinner Included

Departure Day

We’ll spend our final morning in New York at leisure, before our transfer takes us to the airport for our return flight home.

  • Breakfast Included


Sanctuary Hotel

The Sanctuary Hotel is located in the heart of Times Square, making it an excellent base for exploring the city’s attractions.

Facilities Include

The Sanctuary Hotel features two rooftop venues – Haven Rooftop Restaurant & Bar and Sushi Lab. Both open year-round, they treat guests to stunning city views.

Room Includes

All rooms come equipped with TV, cozy bathrobes, rainfall showers, eco-friendly amenities, free WIFI, safe & minibar

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Our Reviews

“I’m sure you will enjoy it, I have been on three solos holidays to date and the people I’ve met have been great.”

“I’ve been travelling with Solos for nearly 20 years, on and off. The reason is for exactly what you want – you meet like minded people… and have loads of fun!”

“I’ve been on loads of trips with Solos over the years and can honestly say you will not regret booking your 1st one!”

“The feeling you have once you go away on your own is worth all the nerves before! I was so very anxious the first time but now having done it 4 times, I love it!”


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