4 to 8 hours
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The Private City Tour - A Fully Customized Tour might be just what you were looking for to enjoy New York City at your own pace. You will be picked up at a location of your choice by our private chauffeur and professional Tour Guide and start your day by sightseeing Manhattan Top Sights.

What makes this tour so ideal is that you can tailor it to your wishes or follow the suggestions of the Tour Guide. We have few options when it comes to length from our classic 4-hour highlights tour to more comprehensive tours of 6 and 8 hours that will allow you to explore even more of the city.

Build Your Bespoke Experience in New York City

You can spend half a day visiting the major attractions in Manhattan or perhaps focus on certain locations such as Lower Manhattan with historic Little Italy and Chinatown, Soho & Lower East Side, Harlem and Central Park, and much more.

You can literally build your own tour if you have a list of main areas that you would like to visit, just let us know so the Tour Guide assigned to you can make sure you will have enough time to do it all or suggest alternatives in case time becomes an issue. This private tour is ideal for both first-time visitors looking to get a general overview of the city or for the more experienced ones looking to explore specific neighborhoods and off-the-beaten-path areas.

Don’t be afraid to make your wish list! At the end of the Tour, the driver will drop you off at a location of your choice based on the itinerary selected.


Private vehicle from sedans, SUV, minivan
Choose the length of the tour - from 4 to 8 hours
Professional Tour Guide in English
Fully customizable comprehensive tours
Choose what to visit - Tailor your itinerary

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4-hour Private Tour - Highlights of New York

The 4-hour option is a great way to get a sample of what Manhattan can offer you. With this option, we like to drive up on the west side of the island to Central Park for a brief walk around the Imagine Symbol. We continue east and south along 5th avenue admiring all top landmarks and famous sights such as Rockefeller Center, Empire State Building, and more, going towards lower Manhattan where we will drive past Soho and the Financial District to reach Battery Park for a panoramic view around the bay and the Statue of Liberty.

6-hour Private Tour - Extended Highlights of New York

The 6-hour option will allow us more time to hop on and off our vehicle to admire more of the city on foot. We will do all that the 4-hr itinerary includes plus we will do a brief stop by Harlem and the Apollo Theater, a stop near Madison Square Park for a photo op with the Empire and the Flat Iron Building, a stop by the West Village, or in Soho, a stop by Pier 17 for panoramic views over the Brooklyn Bridge and a possible visit to the 9/11 Memorial to conclude our day.

8-hour Private Tour - Full Day in New York

The 8-hour option is the most comprehensive private tour option we have. Not just Manhattan, we can include a stop in Dumbo, the Brooklyn Waterfront to admire the view from the other side of the River (Downtown area,) or in Long Island City for more panoramic views (Midtown area.) We will enjoy many short walks around different neighborhoods of the city, and we can stop for a quick bite in one of the many tasty eateries we will encounter along our way. If you are looking for a comprehensive tour of the city and can dedicate the entire day then this is the option for you.


    • Escorted Private Tour – 4, 6 and 8 hours options
    • Professional Tour Guide, English-speaking
    • Private vehicle from sedans, SUV, minivan etc.
    • Pick-up and Drop-off at location of your choice within Manhattan


    • Gratuities
    • Food & Beverages
    • Everything else not specifically outlined in the "What’s Included"


4-hour tour starting from $190.00 per person (based on 4 participants)

6-hour tour starting from $285.00 per person (based on 4 participants)

8-hour tour starting from $380.00 per person (based on 4 participants)

Please note as this is a bespoke experience, all prices are subject to change without prior notice.

Activity Schedule

Departure Point: Manhattan
Departure Dates: Daily, Year-round
Black-out Dates: Thanksgiving, December 25th and January 1st
Voucher Exchange: Please print and present your Voucher at Tour Guide.

Additional Info & FAQ

  • All aforementioned rates are for Private Tours performed in Manhattan. Tolls are extra for tours outside Manhattan.
  • Gratuity IS NOT included.
  • Additional Languages available on request.
  • For layovers at the Airport a minimum of 6 hours of layover between flights is requested for any private Tour. 

Policy & Disclaimers

 Inclusions: As outlined in the "Included in the Price"
Exclusions: Everything else not specifically outlined in the "Included in the Price"
Booking Fees: Please note all reservations are subject to a 2.5% booking fee - This 2.5% Booking Fee is applied to all sales and is never refundable.
Cancellation Policy: Please carefully review our Cancellation Policy
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This is a private tour which includes the complimentary pick up at your Hotel, if centrally located in Manhattan from Battery Park to 125th Street. If you are scheduling a private tour in the afternoon and/or simply would like a different departure point instead of your hotel, our office will be able to assist you with that after you have completed your reservation.

All pick-ups in Manhattan (from Battery Park to 125th street) are complimentary. For all other areas including north of 125th Street and outside of Manhattan, there might be an additional fee. Please contact us and will be happy to assist you further. 
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Irene was a FANTASTIC tour guide! She was so knowledgeable about the area and was so patient with all our questions. We stopped to use the bathroom and we got coffee halfway through, she was so kind! It was a pleasure learning about Brooklyn from you!

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I’m the biggest fan of Fall activities, but haven’t had a chance to do anything beyond Apple Picking in NJ. I decided to take a last minute 2 day trip with a friend in Hudson Valley, but didn’t know where to start [...] Thankfully I was able to use New York Welcome to do the hard work for us [...]

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The SATC walking tour is fabulous! Our tour guide was amazing. Friendly, helpful, accommodating and so knowledgeable about the city. It was essentially 2 tours in 1. SATC and visits to historical places in the city. I give this tour 5 stars and definitely recommend. Grab your walking shoes and schedule one today!

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Our family had a wonderful experience seeing Ellis Island and Liberty Island! Irene was very knowledgeable and engaging for our three children ages 5, 9, and 12. We will definitely book again with her [...]

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We did 2 tours together with our guide Irene in one day, Hoboken and the East side. What can I say, in addition to the wonderful places, she has made everything more magical [...]

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