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Signature Itinerary - 5 Star New York


New York City → Downtown Manhattan → Upper East Side, Soho & Tribeca

The bright lights and palpable excitement of New York City await on this exclusive six-day Travel Associates Signature Itinerary.

Experience New York at it's absolute finest and create unforgettable memories in the city that never sleeps.

Exclusive Inclusions

✔ 5-star luxury accommodation at Aman New York

✔ VIP Shopping Tour with your own personal stylist

✔ New York City Helicopter Flight

✔ Celebrity Chef dining experience

✔ Private tour of the Metropolitan Museum of Arts

✔ Broadway show with a behind-the-scenes tour

✔ VIP All-access tour of the Empire State Building

✔ 2-hour Hudson River cruise on a vintage yacht


Price on application. Enquire with your local Travel Associates advisor or call 13 70 71.

Day 1

Upon arrival at the airport in New York, you will be met at baggage claim and assisted to your luxury transportation for the drive to the elegant Aman Hotel, where you will reside for the next five nights. This eminent property brings true luxury to the heart of New York City.

A.M. New York is shopping heaven and today you will go on a VIP Shopping Tour with your own personal stylist who has worked with major celebrities. Your stylist will take you to top stores and boutiques in the Lower East Side, the Village, 5th Avenue, Madison Avenue and the Meatpacking district based on your interest and style.

P.M. For dinner, your personal concierge will help arrange dinner at one of New York’s best tables.

⭐ SIGNATURE EXPERIENCE: VIP Shopping Tour with your own personal stylist


Day 2

A.M. This morning, head downtown and embark on a 30-minute deluxe helicopter tour over NYC, flying over New York's most heralded landmarks like the Empire State Building, Rockefeller Center, the Chrysler Building, and the Freedom Tower. Soar over New York Harbor to see the Statue of Liberty, Ellis Island, and the famous Brooklyn Bridge. Your flight continues up the Hudson River, to the northern point of Manhattan. See the George Washington Bridge and the scenic wonder of the cliffs of the New Jersey Palisades. From above the Hudson, landmarks such as Yankee Stadium (on non-game days), the Cathedral of St. John the Divine, Columbia University and Central Park can be seen.

After your helicopter adventure, head to a secret wine cellar for lunch and be transported back to the Prohibition Era in America when alcohol was outlawed and only cunning purveyors could get away with supplying liquor to the masses. Your private sommelier will tailor your tasting experience to your palate and the seven- course feast that will be served.

P.M. In the afternoon, a private guide will show you some of the best sites of Manhattan’s Upper East Side, The Lower East Side, Soho, Tribeca or any other neighbourhood you might prefer.

In the evening, you will have a special meal prepared for you in a luxury private dining space. Your chef for the evening is a celebrity chef and is giving all his attention just to you. Enjoy your favourite foods, be surprised by innovative cuisine and even choose to help out in the kitchen if you choose. Enjoy your feast alone in a romantic setting or invite your celebrity chef to join you and hear about his story and how he became the acclaimed chef he is today.

⭐ SIGNATURE EXPERIENCE: Celebrity Chef dining experience


Day 3

A.M. This morning, enjoy a private three-hour tour of the Metropolitan Museum of Art with an art historian. Stroll the halls with an expert guide who will reveal the gems of the famous collections housed within the Museum's walls.

P.M In the afternoon, your driver will pick you up and whisk you away to meet your expert local guide for a private tour of New York’s lesser-known and less explored neighbourhoods.

Tonight it’s showtime! Enjoy the magic of a Broadway show then head to the concession area. Be escorted past the police barricade to the stage door and brought backstage to meet your guide – one of the show’s cast members! For the next half hour, will learn all about the experience of nightly performances and discuss the inner workings of the show. This is your chance to ask your guide anything you would like to know about Broadway – staging, lighting, wigs, makeup, staging gear, automation – it will be an unforgettable and exclusive experience. From here you will have the opportunity to go on the stage for a once in a lifetime photo-op with your guide.

⭐ SIGNATURE EXPERIENCE: See a Broadway show & enjoy a private behind-the-scenes tour with one of the cast members


Day 4

A.M. Any trip to New York entails visting at least some of the city’s famed architectural landmarks. In the morning, your driver will transfer you to meet your private guide at the 9/11 Memorial Museum for a tour and interpretation of this heart-rending memorial. The 9/11 Memorial Museum features, images, rare video and remnants from the Ground Zero Recovery Period, all packed into an intimate and emotional space. You will be also allowed the rare opportunity to pick up and hold World Trade Center steel and window glass.

P.M. After lunch, your driver will transfer you to the Empire State Building to experience this famed landmark like a celebrity on a behind-the-scenes, all access tour with a private guide. You'll be welcomed at the building's private entrance and go into the celebrity green room – an exclusive space that has welcomed the building's most famous guests. Enjoy snacks and a beverage, check out photos and memorabilia from former celebrity visitors, or just lounge in style and celebrate with a bottle of bubbles. When you're ready to experience the magic of the building, you'll enjoy a private, guided tour, skipping the lines on your way to the top to soak up New York's most famous view.

⭐ SIGNATURE EXPERIENCE: Celebrity, VIP, all access tour of the Empire State Building


Day 5

A.M. Take in the beauty of New York City from the water as you cruise smoothly down the Hudson aboard a vintage yacht.

Your driver will pick you up in the morning at your hotel and transfer you to Chelsea Pier. Step aboard your boat for an elegant and leisurely cruise featuring open bar, light food platters, and unobstructed views of the Empire State Building, Brooklyn Bridge, the Statue of Liberty, and more. Your certified architecture guide will highlight the city skyline during your two-hour charter.

After your cruise, your driver will take you back to the Aman to enjoy the afternoon at your leisure, before your final night on the town. Revisit Broadway, to view one of New York’s famed plays – a perfect starstruck ending to your New York dream vacation

⭐ SIGNATURE EXPERIENCE: 2-hour cruise on The Hudson River


Day 6

A.M. This morning, say farewell to your home away from home at Aman New York and be transferred to the airport for your flight home.

Price on application. Enquire with your local Travel Associates advisor or call 13 70 71.

Terms and Conditions

Prices are per person, in AUD and in complete twin accommodation (unless otherwise stated). Pricing includes non-refundable Travel Associates Purple Ribbon Concierge Service fees or Booking and Management fees. See a full fee breakdown here - Specific Product Information: 5 Star New York valid for travel in 2024. Cancellation Conditions: Unless otherwise mentioned, normal cancellation conditions apply. If you need to cancel your booking, ensure you notify your Travel Associates advisor as soon as possible. Cancellation conditions will vary. To view the cancellation conditions, speak to your Travel Associates advisor. Advertised price includes non-refundable Travel Associates Purple Ribbon Service Concierge and/or Booking and Management fees, savings amount and bonus night/s if applicable. Strictly limited availability. Payments made by credit card will incur a surcharge. Prices shown are for payments made by cash in store. Please contact your local travel advisor or visit for full terms and conditions. Advertised prices are for products booked with Travel Associates retail advisors within Australia. Pricing may vary if you are booking with a Travel Associates at Home independent travel advisor or Travel Associates franchise office as they operate as independent businesses and determine their own pricing and service fees.