Private Tours of New York

With a private tour, you're the boss!


If you are looking for "the most charismatic and entertaining guides in the business" according to Cosmopolitan Magazine, UK, or you are looking for a genuinely informative trip around the city, SANDEMANs has the guides you're looking for!

Whether you are a school group, incentive travel company, a solo traveller or even a family looking for a more child-friendly tour, we are proud to be your best choice!

We make setting up your trip easier for you! For your convenience, our most popular Private Tours and times are now available to be booked online up to one week in advance!

Are the times and days offered online not suiting your agenda? Would you have another route in mind? Our specialized team is happy to help personalise your Private Tour. Contact us using the form below!

We guarantee a memorable tour that is out of the ordinary: all at a reasonable price!

Book your Private Tour online!

Our most popular Private Tour routes and times now available to be booked online.

We know how time consuming and stressful it is to organize a trip sometimes. To make things a little simpler for you, we have summarized our most popular routes and starting times which are now a click away from being booked with at least one week notice!  

Due to a high demand of Private Tours, certain dates and times may be fully booked. We highly recommend you to secure your guide by booking with several weeks notice.

Is your prefered starting time or date not available online? Do you have something more specific in mind? Check below our Personalised Private City Tours!
 
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Personalised Private City Tours

Check below our most popular Private City Tours!


Booking a bespoke private SANDEMANs Tour gives you the freedom to tailor an experience to your needs and interests. You get to decide the route, where the tour starts and finishes, how long it lasts and even what language it is given in!

Our tours are designed to show you the best of New York by foot, but like we said, you're in charge! We can arrange private cars, buses and boats and almost all of our tours can be done by bike.
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This two-hour tour walks you through the city's evolution, telling the stories which allow locals to make the claim that 'this is the greatest city on earth'.

New York has played a central role in the history of the United States and the New World, from the earliest explorations through the Dutch and English colonial eras, to the Revolutionary War through the September 11th attacks.

We believe that New York is one of the greatest cities in the world, but every local here is sure of it! New York City's energy and pace help define modern American life like nowhere else. Come with us and see for yourself!


This tour covers:

  • Wall Street
  • 9/11 Memorial
  • Broadway
  • New York Stock Exchange
  • Battery Park
  • Trinity Church
  • Fraunces Tavern
  • Bowling Green
  • Trump Building (40 Wall St)
  • Woolworth Building
  • St Paul’s Chapel
  • Museum of the American Indian
 

Our recommendation: Highly recommended to join on your first day in the city.

What do you want to do after the tour? The tour usually ends close to the 9/11 Memorial. After taking a few minutes to pay your respects at this truly impressive tribute, you can make your way to Battery Park and take the boat to Liberty Island and visit the Statue of Liberty.

New York's Midtown is the heart of the city; home to incredible iconic buildings and an electric atmosphere. The bright lights of Broadway, the towering spectacle of Art Deco skyscrapers, the traffic, the crowds - Midtown is New York at its most colorful, its most vibrant, and its most intense.

This two hours walking tour is packed with exciting and unforgettable stories from the elite mansions of Park Avenue to the dangerous streets of Prohibition-era 42nd Street. Nowhere else combines utopian dreams and urban nightmares quite like this soaring monument to city life, where every street corner is a movie set and every block has a story to tell.

This is essential New York. This is 'the Crossroads of the World'. Midtown's world famous sights create an unmissable experience of glitz and glamour, architecture and adventure, neon and noise.


This tour covers:
  • Times Square
  • Grand Central Terminal
  • Broadway
  • The Empire State Building
  • The Chrysler Building
  • The Rockefeller Center
  • Fifth Avenue
  • The Waldorf – Astoria Hotel
  • St. Patrick’s Cathedral
  • 42nd Street
  • Prohibition-era Speakeasies
  • Bryant Park
  • New York Public Library
  • Shubert Alley

Our recommendation: Highly recommended to join during your first or second day in the city. 

What do you want to do after the tour? The Midtown Tour usually ends by the Rockefeller Center. Would you like to complete the day with a relaxing walk around one of the most popular parks in the world? Central Park is only 15 minutes away by foot from the Rockefeller Center.

Central Park is possibly the most-loved city park in the entire USA, but with over 800 acres, you’ll need some help finding the best bits!

Our Very Best of Central Park two hours Tour is designed to make sure you see all the highlights of this wonderland, without wandering for hours and missing the main features. We'll show you both the famous sites and hidden gems, tell you the park's fascinating stories, and of course, take you to the spots for perfect photos, all in an easy two-hour tour.

It's easy to see why New Yorkers love this oasis in the heart of the city's chaos. Whether you choose to stay in the park afterwards or leave after the tour, you can be sure you've discovered the Very Best of Central Park!


This tour covers:
  • Belvedere Castle – literally "beautiful view"
  • Bow Bridge – Central Park's most famous
  • Bethesda Terrace Arcade – incredible acoustics
  • The Ramble – woodland trails
  • Delacourt Theater – Shakespeare in the Park

During this three-hour tour, your private tour guide will take you to New York's Midtown, the heart of the city; home to incredible iconic buildings and an electric atmosphere. The bright lights of Broadway, the towering spectacle of Art Deco skyscrapers, modern flair and antique elegance create Midtown's unique energy.


This tour covers:
  • St. Patrick's Old Cathedral
  • Bowery
  • Cooper Union / Cooper Square
  • St. Mark's Place (Kleindeutschland)
  • Astor Place
  • Washington Mews
  • Washington Square Park
  • New York University
  • The Stonewall Inn (LGBT rights)
  • 105 Bank Street (Lennon/Ono residence)
  • Gansevoort Market
  • Whitney Museum,
  • High Line and Chelsea Market

What do you want to do after the tour? We would highly recommend you to leave yourself some time after the tour to walk around the area and enjoy the wonderful  antique shops, coffee shops or even have dinner in any of the amazing restaurants in the neighbourhood!

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