9/11 Memorial at World Trade Center and Financial District Walking Tour

from $45
Smaller-sized groups. Perfect for tourists AND locals wishing to learn more about the day that changed us all forever! Your 2.5 hr.,1.4 mi. (2.25 km) walking tour will be led by a expert, local, licensed Guide. Tour begins in Battery Park and concludes at Ground Zero site; location of the hauntingly beautiful memorial pools in the footprints of the former, iconic WTC Twin Towers. This comprehensive tour explores 9/11 and the World Trade Center and also New York’s famed Financial District. You’ll be captivated with stories of 9/11’s unsung heroes (some personal stories) and their selfless acts of courage. These stories will be coupled with comprehensive discussion that details aspects of the former Twin Towers from its origin to its infamy of becoming Ground Zero, to the rebuilding and rebirth of the majestic World Trade Center complex, once again. You’ll gain important knowledge, insight and perspective into what it was like living through the terrorist attacks and it’s aftermath.
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Additional Info

  • Infants and small children can ride in a pram or stroller
  • Service animals allowed
  • Public transportation options are available nearby
  • Travelers should have at least a moderate level of physical fitness
  • Children MUST be accompanied by an adult
  • Not recommended for children aged 12 and under due to its serious content & length of tour
  • A moderate amount of walking is involved (approximately 1.4 miles/2.25 km)
  • Not recommended for participants with heart complaints or serious medical conditions, walking difficulties or any other physical limitations that might prevent them from enjoying or completing the tour.
  • Not recommended for women in advanced stages of pregnancy due to even surfaces and distance walking
  • Tour operates in all weather conditions unless otherwise indicated by the Tour Provider. In the rare instance that the tour must be cancelled due to extremely unfavorable and/or potentially hazardous weather conditions, you will be given the option of an alternative tour date or a full refund of your tour's purchase price.
  • Adult pricing applies to all travelers age 13 and above.
  • Tours are currently conducted in the English language ONLY. If you have difficulty understanding the English language, this may not be the best tour for you. Unfortunately, use of a translator's assistance during the tour is not permitted due to the distraction it creates for other paying Guests.
  • Restroom breaks are highly recommended prior to tour start. There are no scheduled rest stops once the tour begins.
  • Beverages and snacks are permitted during tour, however, any purchase of these items MUST be made PRIOR to the tour's start time.
  • Please report to meet-up location 15 MINUTES BEFORE the start of your tour for check-in with the Guide. Be prepared to present your paper or electronic voucher.
  • SMILES are REQUIRED; cameras are highly recommended
  • Not recommended for travelers with serious medical conditions that might prevent them from being able to complete the tour.
  • Hand sanitiser available to travellers and staff
  • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
  • COVID-19 vaccination required for guides
  • Until the World Health Organization & CDC advise that the COVID 19 pandemic has reached endemic status, face masks are still strongly suggested but are not mandatory. We reserve the right to update this policy (post bookings) should the latest COVID variant become widespread and problematic.