Kickstart your trip to New York
Introduction to the city 3 hours

Kickstart your trip to New York

Hailing yellow cabs, avoiding the Empire State queue and skipping tourist traps.

3 hours

From $44.38  USD per person (based on 8 adults)

  • From $44.38 USD pp (based on 8 adults)

  • Private & 100% personalized tour

  • 3 hours

  • Walking Tour

  • Hosted in English (On request: French, Italian, Mandarin, Spanish)

Whether it's your first time in the city that never sleeps or you’re a return visitor whose in-built New York gps is a little rusty, you’ll join one of our local New York hosts to get your trip off to a great start!

You’ll choose a neighbourhood to explore, then you’re off. Learn how to navigate the tangle of lines on the subway, or how to hail a yellow cab like a local - whichever is more your style.

Get the low-down on great places to eat, drink and hang out (things pop up here so fast, only a local could keep up) and ask any of the 101 questions we know you’re got about exploring the city.

Whether you’d like some advice on how to see the iconic sights like the Empire State without having to waste your day in a nightmare-ish queue, or tip-offs on some great restaurants near Times Square (they do exist, it’s not all tourist traps), our host has got you covered.

Just show up, and we’ll take care of the rest.

    • Choose your pace - a casual stroll or grand tour of the inner city of NYC and its surrounds, asking as many questions as you’d like along the way
    • Visit some of New York’s iconic spots, neighborhoods, and high rises as you map out the city
    • Take the experience at whatever pace suits you - a leisurely stroll or squeezing in as much as possible
    • Get a taste of New York through an inspiring lens and acquaint yourself with the briefest of histories, some general city info, how to get around and where (and when!) you should visit
    • Your host will reveal recommendations for things to do during the rest of your trip, and feel free to ask anything you’d love the inside scoop on!
    • This experience will be personalized to you!
    • What’s included
    • Meet your host at a location of your choosing- within a reasonable distance.
    • A private and personalised experience
    • 3 hours with your host
    • Walking experience (if required, your host can suggest public transport or private taxi options)
    • Hotel meet-up (available on request for central location)
    • What’s not included
    • Food and drinks
    • Transportation costs
    • Tickets to any attractions
    • Gratuities (optional)
  • Your hotel/apartment or any other central location

  • Cancel 7 days before the experience for a full refund

Meet our locals in New York

We will match you to the local host best suited to your requirements specified in our lovely post-booking questionnaire

How it works

  • 1
    Tell us about you! Once you book, fill in a quick questionnaire and tell us what you’d like from your experience.
    Tell us about you!
  • 2
    We introduce you to your perfect local Build your perfect tour and experience together
    We match you with a host
  • 3
    The best part! Experience the city like you would with a knowledgeable friend living there
    The best part!

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