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Tour 16 Details
Scenic Train Ride, Skyride and Octoberfest (Fall Foliage Tour)


We will start our tour at either 7 am or 7:30 am (Exact start time to be decided later) in midtown Manhattan, 8th Avenue between 33rd and 34th Street (by Duane Reade)  DON'T BE LATE! Come 15 minutes early to sign in.

You will be greeted by your tour guide for the day. You will sign our liability waiver, and after departure a light breakfast will be served on board the van.


On this tour we will explore and enjoy the spectacular fall colors of the Catskill Mountains. We will start the day with a historic scenic train ride. The train will travel through spectacular sceneries such as small villages, rivers, rolling fields and of course majestic mountains.


You will most likely have the option of sitting in an outdoor or an indoor car.


Afterwards we will drive to Hunter Mountain to celebrate Octoberfest. in the beauty of the Catskills during the peak of the fall colors. The Celebration features a farmers market, crafts and much more.


At the festival you can also enjoy authentic live German and German-American entertainment.


At Hunter Mountain you can also experience an optional skyride, this is at your own cost. $15


This skyride provides some of the greatest panoramic views in the Catskills. It brings you to the top of a summit at 3,200 ft., where you also the Berkshire Mountains of Massachusetts and the Green Mountains in Vermont.


At the top of Hunter mountain, you will find a statue of Rip Van Winkle.

We will drive back to NYC. Arrival back to NYC at approx. 8 pm.

Hines Tours reserves the right to alter the itinerary, plans and arrangements for the tour, if in the judgment of Hines Tours it becomes advisable to do so.




ID: You will need to bring a valid government issued identification. (Adults only)

CLOTHES: according to the weather, Upstate NY is usually about 10-15 degrees cooler than NYC.

RAIN GEAR: Even with no rain in the forecast, we recommend you bring some rain gear.

WATER: In a plastic bottle, especially on hot days. Drink plenty of water to avoid dehydration.

CAMERA: With extra memory/film is highly recommended. You will experience breath taking scenery.

CASH: Money for lunch, some cash for souvenirs. Gratuities for the guide is left to your discretion.


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