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Tenements, Tales & Tastes of the Lower East Side

Manhattan, NY

Item #: FDK-NEW-0172
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Overview
On this tour through the Lower East Side, you'll discover the food, culture and history of diverse groups of people, and learn how that heritage has impacted New York today.
  • Your friendly, knowledgeable guides have been featured in the New York Times, USA Today online, WNBC and Time Out New York
  • Walk through the Lower East Side, Chinatown and Little Italy to view unique cultural historic sites
  • Enjoy 5-7 tastings of different ethnic dishes corresponding to the group that lived in the neighborhood
  • Hear some amazing stories of those who came to New York in pursuit of the American Dream
Lower East Side - New York, NY
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    Essential Information
    • Price includes food tastings, a tour map of the neighborhood, a bottle of water and your knowledgeable tour guide
    • Children 5 years of age and under who are not participating in tastings may attend the tour free of charge
    Duration
    This tour will last 3 hours with approximately 1-2 miles of walking.
    Experience Provider Info
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    Maximum Participants
    You will be accompanied by other tour participants, with a maximum of 12 per tour. For groups larger than 6, please contact Virgin Experience Gifts for pricing.
    Spectators
    This experience is only for those on the tour.
    Weather Dependent
    Tours run rain or shine. There will be no cancellations due to weather unless experience provider cancels the tour due to safety concerns.
    What To Wear
    Wear comfortable clothing and shoes appropriate for expected weather conditions and walking.

    For this experience, our partners are taking extra measures to help prevent any potential spread of COVID-19. Our partners will be following CDC guidelines and local mandates closely. Prior to your experience, our partners please ask you to familiarize yourself with your local health guidelines. Our partners will practice social distancing, limit group capacity, and will implement additional sanitation measures. These Covid-19 safety measures are subject to change.

    What happens in the event of inclement weather?
    This tour runs rain or shine. However, the experience provider does reserve the right to cancel the tour if the weather conditions are dangerous. You would be contacted at least 2.5 hours before your tour if this were the case.
    How far will we walk on the tour?
    This tour involves approximately 1 to 2 miles of walking.
    Will there be opportunities to use the restroom during the tour?
    Yes, there will be an opportunity to use the restroom during the tour.
    Will there be opportunities to sit down during the tour?
    Yes, there will be at least one opportunity to sit down during the tour.
    Are children allowed on the tour?
    Children 5 years of age and under who are not participating in tastings may attend the tour free of charge.
    Is gratuity included?
    Gratuity for your guide is not included but is always appreciated.

    Returns
    Experience Vouchers that have not been redeemed can be returned hassle-free within 30 days.  All refunds will be made to the original purchaser.

    Exchanges
    Experience Vouchers that have not been redeemed can be exchanged for anything else in our marketplace at any time.  If you choose to exchange for an experience that costs more, you'll simply have to pay the difference.  If you choose to exchange for an experience that costs less, you'll have a credit towards your next booking with Virgin Experience Gifts.

    Cancellation Policy

    Once you have scheduled a date and received a booking confirmation, no refunds will be given. Cancellations and rescheduling are allowed up to 72 hours prior to the experience. Failure to appear on your booked date or to cancel and reschedule at least 72 hours prior to your booked date will result in the loss of the value of your experience.

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