USA

AMERICAN HISTORY TOUR

Day 1, Washington

Arrive Washington and transfer to your hotel for dinner.

Day 2, Washington

Enjoy a guided tour of Washington including Arlington National Cemetery where some 330,000 are buried. Among the things you will see are the gravesite of President Kennedy and the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier. You will also visit the United States Capitol (Congress) and the Library of Congress and make a photo stop at the White House. This afternoon is free to visit Washington’s many museums – perhaps the Smithsonian Institute.

Day 3, to Richmond

The morning tour to the World War II Memorial, Vietnam Memorial, the Jefferson, FDR and Martin Luther King memorials. Afterwards you will drive up Embassy Row on your way to visit the National Cathedral. This afternoon travel to the historical capital of Virginia – Richmond

Day 3, to Charlottesville

Your tour of Richmond begins at the Virginia State Capitol, designed by Thomas Jefferson and the meeting place of the Confederate Congress during the War Between the States. Across the street, visit St. Paul’s Church, often called the “Church of the Confederacy”, with its Tiffany windows in honour of Confederate Heroes. Visit the Tredegar Iron Works- the Richmond National Battlefield Park Headquarters. Next, visit the Seven Days Battlefield, just outside the city.This afternoon travel to Thomas Jefferson’s home Monticello, Charlottesville for a tour of this historic home.

Day 4, to Gettysburg

This morning travel to Harper’s Ferry, a critical junction at the confluence of the Shenandoah and Potomac Rivers. Because of its strategic significance, this town changed hands six or seven times during the Civil War. Then continue to Antietam also known as Sharpsburg, site of the bloodiest single day in American history, for a guided tour of the battlefield. Continue to Gettysburg for overnight.

Day 5, to Philadelphia

Today you will visit the site of the most famous battle of the American Civil War. On arrival at Gettysburg, you will see the movie “Fields of Freedom” narrated by Morgan Freeman and visit the wonderful museum exhibiting all facets of the battle. Take a short drive into the town of Gettysburg with free time for lunch. This afternoon you will take a guided tour of the battlefield. You will be making multiple stops on the battlefield, both on Union and Confederate lines. Travel then to Philadelphia.

Day 6, Philadelphia

Tour of Philadelphia including Independence Hall, where the Declaration of Independence was adopted signed and the Liberty Bell, Philadelphia’s most famous symbol, Franklin Court and the Constitution Centre. See the famous steps climbed by Sylvester Stallone in “Rocky”. This afternoon is free to enjoy Philadelphia.

Day 7, to West Point

Today drive to West Point, New York, the home of the United States Military Academy, in a spectacular setting overlooking the Hudson River. There will be time for lunch on arrival prior to a guided tour of the Academy and the Chapel. West Point is integral to the history of the United States of America since its founding in March 16, 1802. Afterwards a short drive to Hyde Park takes us to the home of President Franklin Delano Roosevelt where you will have a guided tour of the property

Day 8, to New York

On arrival in New York, enjoy a guided tour that will include Central Park, Fifth Avenue, Rockefeller Centre, Wall Street, Ground Zero, the Chrysler Building and so much more. Day 9, New YorkTransfer to Battery Point to take a boat to Ellis Island. Walk in the footsteps of 12 million immigrants who passed through here, the gateway to America. Experience the process which each immigrant had to undergo, a medical exam, means test and document check, with the prospect that failure of any step would result in being sent back on the next boat. Stop at Liberty Island to view the great lady “beckoning the teeming masses to these shores.” This afternoon you are free to enjoy the wonders of New York City.

Day 10, to Los Angeles

This morning transfer to the airport for flight to Los Angeles. On arrival transfer to your hotel.

Day 11, Disneyland

Today enjoy a full day at Disneyland with a Disneyland Passport.Day 12, to Australia Free time for last minute shopping and sightseeing before transferring to the airport for flight to Australia.

DANCE SCHOOL TOUR TO USA

Day 1, Australia - Los Angeles

Depart Australia this morning. Cross the International Dateline and arrive LAX Airport today early afternoon. Coach for transfer to your hotel in Anaheim. Note: rooms may not be ready for occupancy on arrival. Afternoon and evening at Disneyland Park and Disney California Adventure Parkland using your Three-Day Park Hopper® Ticket Package.

Day 2 & Day 3, Disneyland

Continue to enjoy both Disneyland Park and Disney California Adventure Parkland. On day 3 you will “strut your stuff” before a live audience at Disneyland.

Day 4, San Diego Zoo

Your 1-Day Pass Includes unlimited use of Guided Bus Tour, Express Bus, Skyfari Aerial Tram.

Day 5, Knott’s Berry Farm & Pirate’s Adventure

Private coach transfer to spend a fun-filled family day at Knott's Berry Farm, America's original theme park, filled with thrill rides, live shows, and unique family attractions within six themed areas. Afterwards walk to the "world's most unique interactive dinner show" at the Pirate's Dinner Adventure and be entertained with an astonishing display of special effects wizardry, aerial artistry, swashbuckling swordplay and dynamic duels - a classic story of good and evil that offers the perfect blend of action, adventure, comedy, and romance. After your Pirate's Dinner Adventure, private coach transfer to your hotel.

Day 6, Shopping Extravaganza

Shop 'til you drop on this fabulous Los Angeles shopping extravaganza! This morning visit The Grove outdoors shopping mall “where shopping does not go on holiday”. Take the electric shuttle to the adjacent Farmers Market. This afternoon visit the fabulous Citadel Outlets, Los Angeles' first factory outlet centre! Roundtrip transportation included.

Day 7, Universal Studios

Universal Studios - Find a full day of action-packed entertainment all in one place: Universal Studios Hollywood. With thrilling theme park rides and shows, a real working movie studio and Los Angeles’ best shops, restaurants and cinemas at City Walk, Universal Studios Hollywood is a unique experience that's fun for the whole family. Go behind-the-scenes on the legendary Studio Tour to explore where Hollywood movies are made. Experience the largest movie set expansion in Hollywood history built with creative consultation from Steven Spielberg. Be immersed in the full back-lot experience from the comfort of the Studio’s new trams with built-in state-of-the-art HD monitors.

Day 8, Dance Workshops

Transfer by coach to Newport Beach to participate in 3 x 1 hour dance workshop at Endeavour Performing Arts studio. Afterwards transfer to Venice Beach and then to Santa Monica. This evening enjoy dinner at Bubba Gumps Santa Monica Pier. After dinner transfer to your hotel.

Day 9, Hollywood Dance Workshops

Travel to Hollywood to check-in to your hotel. Afternoon 2 x 1 hour workshops at Edge Dance Studio; EDGE is world renowned as the finest professional training facility for commercial dance.

Day 10, Madame Tussauds’ Dance Performance

This morning perform at Madame Tussauds’ Wax Museum followed by free time to sightsee and shop. After an early dinner at Disney’s Soda Fountain & Studio Store, take in a movie at El Capitan Theatre situated at 6838 Hollywood Boulevard. The theatre first opened its doors on May 3, 1926, as "Hollywood's First Home of Spoken Drama”.

Day 11, Hollywood Dance Workshop

This morning enjoy another 2 x 1 hour workshops at Edge Dance Studio. This afternoon is free for more shopping and sightseeing.

Day 12, Farewell USA!

This morning you will check-out of your hotel by 10am. Free time until you will load your bags onto your coach before enjoying a tour of Hollywood Hills, Downtown LA, Beverley Hills etc. Your tour will include a two hour studio tour at Paramount Pictures where you will experience 100 years of Hollywood history at the longest operating and only remaining major studio in Hollywood. Your tour will conclude at LAX at 7pm. Check in prior to the departure of your flight this evening.

Day 13, In Transit

Cross International Dateline.

Day 14, Australia

Arrive Australia this morning

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