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Private Central Park Walking Tour with a Personal Photographer provided by PhotoTrek Tours

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Private Central Park Walking Tour with a Personal Photographer

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What you can expect during this experience
  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
  • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
  • Hand sanitizer available to travellers and staff
  • Regular temperature checks for staff
  • Paid stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
Updated 16/06/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
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All tours are private. Guides will have temperature taken upon arrival of guests for reassurance they do hot have a fever. Since tours are private, we will not take the temperature of the guests. Guides will wear mask.
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Updated 16/06/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Visit two quintessential New York City landmarks, glitzy Times Square and sprawling Central Park, with a personal photographer to capture your experience. Explore the Manhattan’s ‘backyard’ green space and get your picture taken with highlights like Bethesda Fountain and Strawberry Fields as a backdrop. Your guide will show you the most picturesque locations, take professional-quality photographs and email a 75-image digital gallery to you within 48 hours of your tour.
You'll start at
209 W 42nd St
209 W 42nd St, New York, NY 10036, USAThe New Victory Theater, 209 West 42nd street, Between 7th & 8th Avenues, (Theater has steps on two sides), Outside the entrance of the Box office, Directly Across the Street from Aladdin
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  • 1
    Times Square
    Stop: 15 minutes -
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    Pass by Broadway
  • 2
    The Plaza - A Fairmont Managed Hotel
    Stop: 5 minutes -
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    Pass by Grand Army Plaza
  • 3
    Central Park
    Stop: 75 minutes -
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    Pass by Gapstow Bridge
    Pass by Bethesda Terrace
    Pass by Bethesda Fountain
    Pass by Bow Bridge
  • 4
    The Ramble
    Stop: 10 minutes -
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    Ladies Pavilion
    Stop: 5 minutes -
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    Pass by Strawberry Fields, John Lennon Memorial
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    Upper West Side
    Stop: 10 minutes -
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    Pass by PhotoTrek Tours
You'll end at
1 W 72nd St
1 W 72nd St, New York, NY 10023, USAWe will end in the vicinity of The Dakota building. This location is subject to change.
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  • Take a private, custom walking tour and personal photo shoot in one outing
  • See Central Park and Times Square with a professional photographer-guide
  • Get 75 high-resolution digital photographs as a memento of your trip
  • Enjoy the company, insights, and perspective of a native New Yorker
What to Expect
Meet your photographer-guide in Times Square and take a brief walk around the famous landmark, getting photographed against the bright lights, pulsing crowds and colorful billboards of this famous entertainment district. Then, hop the subway and travel two stops uptown to Central Park. Along the way, you can request photographs anywhere that strikes you, including on the train itself. Detour through the historic Plaza Hotel, posing in the opulent lobby, then wander through picturesque Central Park, visiting Bow Bridge, Strawberry Fields, Sheep Meadow, and Bethesda Fountain. At the end of your tour-photo shoot, walk out through the Upper West Side’s historic streets, capturing a few final shots, before your session wraps up. Then, expect delivery of your 75-shot digital photo album within 48 hours.
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Departure Point
209 W 42nd St, New York, NY 10036, USA
Return Details
1 W 72nd St, New York, NY 10023, USA
  • Customized, private walking tour with a licensed NYC tour guide, personal, vacation photographer
  • At least 75 photos from the tour delivered via zip-file and photo gallery no later than 48 hours after the tour
  • Personal orientation to New York City so you can get the most out of your stay
  • Invaluable insights & knowledge about NYC from a native
  • Subway Tips and Tutorial to make the most of your time and save you transportation expenses in NYC
  • Subway tickets ($2.75 per person, 1 subway required per tour)
  • Hotel Pick Up. To ensure we maximize our time & photos, meeting location detailed on voucher is best
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Your high resolution photos will be delivered, via zip-file and photo gallery, no later than 48 hours after the tour. Alternative delivery methods are available upon request. Please let your guide know preferred delivery method on day of the tour
  • In the event of inclement weather, you will be given the option of an alternative date or full refund
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Near public transportation
  • Most travellers can participate
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s cancelled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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Shannon M wrote a review Nov 2019
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This was by far one of my favorite things we did on our trip! Marc was so knowledgeable about NYC and took really great photos! He’s so creative and we are absolutely thrilled with the outcome. He gave us great places to visit and told us history about Central Park and the city.
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Date of experience: November 2019
YannosD wrote a review May 2019
Doha, Qatar27 contributions10 helpful votes
The cost of the tour was not cheap but it was definitely worth it. The photos were all amazing. Our photographer was Kennedy. He was a great guy that made the tour fun and informative. He took loads of great shots from the right locations, right angles.... We started at the
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Date of experience: May 2019
DCR wrote a review Mar 2019
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After visiting NYC dozens of times over the past forty years I was looking for a special way to celebrate our wedding anniversary. The theatre's have always been exciting, dining in the West Village has always been a culinary adventure, the museums have been enlightening, the
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Date of experience: February 2019
Herschelchristophsky wrote a review Jan 2019
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I’d booked this tour as a surprise to my new Wife on our Honeymoon based on the positive reviews on TripAdvisor, but I can honestly say that this tour surpassed all expectations. Marc’s knowledge of New York, more specifically Central Park, was excellent and gave us access to a
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Date of experience: December 2018
Jason V wrote a review Oct 2018
Madison, Wisconsin3 contributions1 helpful vote
Our photographer and tour guide, Marc Samuels, was absolutely terrific. Would highly recommend Marc and doing the tour at the beginning of your trip to New York. Not only do you get a lay of the land and recommendations but you get great photos so you don't need to worry about
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Date of experience: October 2018
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We absolutely loved the tour. Marc was very great! He was energetic and had a great personality. He made the tour e
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A fantastic tour!
Marc is a great photographer- so creative and energetic!!! We really enjoyed his knowledge and appreciation of all
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So much fun!
Our photographer Marc Samuels was a wealth of information about New York City. He took us all over--from Times Squ
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Fun Tour Captured in Photographs!
My favorite souvenirs of a trip are always the photographs, and it was great to run around NYC with Marc and not ha
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Dmitry V
Photo tour with Marc
Marc was fantastic, informative, knowledgeable and super friendly. Made the day really worthwhile. The best way t
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Great start to the holiday.... :)
Just want to say a HUGE thank you Marc for our tour in NYC,was so nice to not always be behind the camera lens, you
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My fiancé and I were visiting New York City all the way from Texas and wanted some fun shots around the city. Marc
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Fantastic, would recommend to anyone
Marc is a great photographer and tour guide. He will take you to lots of places you wouldn't have otherwise visited
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Lindsey E
Great experience and photos!
Who doesn’t want to have some great photos taken while sight seeing?!? Marc was awesome and gave a lot of great inf
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Amazing Tour of NYC
Marc Samuels guided me and my bestie on a fabulous walking tour of NYC! I wasn't sure what to expect, but he far e
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Had a Blast with Kennedy!!
We had so much fun with Kennedy!! It was like being in NYC with our best friend. He took us to so many places, ou
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Awesome Way to Make NYC Personal and Memorable!
I am SO thankful that we took a leap of faith and booked this! Marc was awesome- very helpful, friendly and made th
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Marc was just amazing
One of THE best event we booked on our 1week stay in NY! Marc Samuels was our guide and he was incredible. Apart fr
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Brilliant Tour - Made To Feel Very Special
We originally had our tour booked for Sunday. The weather forecast unfortunately was predicting a wash out. Marc go
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NYC tour fantastic
The best thing we booked. Great information on tour help with getting around subway etc. Excellent photos fantastic
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