US University Tours

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Tour Info


12-day bus tour visiting all of the 8 Ivy League campuses and including sightseeing in New York City and Boston.


Pricing

  • Single person – $6,500
  • Two people – $12,000
  • 10% deposit due 1 December 2018
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    50% due 1 March 2019
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     100% due 1 June 2019

Price Includes

  • Tour every Ivy League university, with information sessions and tours by university officials or professors, current students, and/or admissions staff
  • 4-star hotels (Marriott or equivalent)
  • Luxury bus transportation
  • All meals and accommodations
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    Sightseeing tours in Boston and New York
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    Information sessions/tours by university officials or professors, current students, and/or admissions staff
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    1 chaperone for every 10 students
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    Fully insured

Departure & Location

  • 11 August 2019 meet in New York City
  • 22 August 2019 conclude in New York City

Itinerary


Statue of Liberty

Day 1

  • Meet In     New York, NY
  • bed
    Sleep in     New York, NY

Students and parents will arrive to New York City and check in to their hotel. A welcome dinner will introduce parents and students to one another as well as provide passengers with a brief overview of the trip itself and a daily itinerary.


Columbia University Library

Day 2

  • Awake In     New York, NY
  • Tour             Columbia University
  • bed
    Sleep in     Princeton, NJ

Following breakfast, passengers will depart for Columbia. There, students and parents will attend an information session and campus tour offered by university officials. After lunch, passengers will depart for Princeton, NJ, and upon arrival, students and parents will check in and a dinner will be planned.


Princeton University

Day 3

  • Awake In     Princeton, NJ
  • Tour             Princeton University
  • bed
    Sleep in     Philadelphia, PA

Following breakfast, passengers will depart the hotel for Princeton. There, students and parents will attend an information session and campus tour offered by university officials. After lunch, passengers will depart for Philadelphia, PA, and upon arrival, students and parents will check in and a dinner will be planned.


University of Pennsylvania, Benjamin Franklin and his Pigeon

Day 4

  • Awake In     Philadelphia, PA
  • Tour             University of Pennsylvania
  • bed
    Sleep in     Ithaca, NY

Following breakfast, passengers will depart for University of Pennsylvania. There, students and parents will attend an information session and campus tour offered by university officials. After lunch, passengers will depart for Ithaca, NY, and upon arrival, students and parents will check in and a dinner will be planned.


Cornell Univeristy, Sage Chapel

Day 5

  • Awake In     Ithaca, NY
  • Tour             Cornell University
  • bed
    Sleep in     Hanover, NH

Following breakfast, passengers will depart Cornell. There, students and parents will attend an information session and campus tour offered by university officials. After lunch, passengers will depart for Hanover, NH, and upon arrival, students and parents will check in and a dinner will be planned.


Dartmouth College, Occom Pond

Day 6

  • Awake In     Hanover, NH
  • Tour             Dartmouth College
  • bed
    Sleep in     Hanover, NH

Following breakfast, passengers will depart for Dartmouth. There, students and parents will attend an information session and campus tour offered by university officials. After lunch, passengers will given the remainder of the day to relax, enjoy, and explore Hanover and its surrounding areas. Dinner will be planned, and all will stay in Hanover, NH.


Harvary University, Harvard Yard

Day 7

  • Awake In     Hanover, NH
  • Tour             Harvard University
  • bed
    Sleep in     Boston, MA

Following breakfast, passengers will depart for Harvard. There, students and parents will attend an information session and campus tour offered by university officials. After lunch and check in, passengers will be given the remainder of the day to relax, enjoy, and explore Boston and its surrounding areas. Dinner will be planned.


Boston

Day 8

  • Awake In     Boston, MA
  • Tour   Sightseeing in Boston
  • bed
    Sleep in     Boston, MA

Free Day - Parents and students will have breakfast, lunch, and dinner planned for them; however, all are welcome and encouraged to spend time in the city of Boston.


Brown University, Ladd Observatory

Day 9

  • Awake In     Boston, MA
  • Tour             Brown University
  • bed
    Sleep in     Providence, RI

Following breakfast, passengers will depart for Brown. There, students and parents will attend an information session and campus tour offered by university officials. After lunch and check in, passengers will be given the remainder of the day to spend in Providence, RI. Dinner will be planned.


Yale University

Day 10

  • Awake In     Providence, RI
  • Tour             Yale University
  • bed
    Sleep in     New Haven, CT

Following breakfast, passengers will depart for Yale. There, students and parents will attend an information session and campus tour offered by university officials. After lunch and check in, passengers will be given the remainder of the day to spend in New Haven, CT. Dinner will be planned.


New York Stock Exchange, Trading Floor

Day 11

  • Awake In     New Haven, CT
  • Tour   Sightseeing in New York
  • bed
    Sleep in     New York, NY

Following breakfast, passengers will depart for New York City, NY. Students and parents will be given the day to explore the city. Lunch and dinner will be planned.


Woman departing with suitcase

Day 12

  • Awake In     New York, NY
  • ​Return     Home with memories

Departure Date - During a farewell breakfast, final thoughts will be made before concluding the tour. Parents and students are welcome to stay in New York, but all employees will be returning home.


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