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Private Walking Tour of HarlemPrivate Tour

Experience the story and history of Harlem with a local, from its' food scene to its' live music.
Adults: 4 Children: 0
Total

Things to know

Duration:

3 hrs

Suitable for:

Culture Vulture, Family, Friends, History Buffs

Private Tour:

You and our own professional guide. 100% exclusive

Transport Mode:

Walking tour – no transport costs are included. Your guide will help you get around on the day.

Tickets included:

No tickets required 

Other inclusions:

A snack and a drink along the route 
Meeting points: Outside the main entrance to the Museo del Barrio 1230 5th Ave, New York, NY 10029

What makes this tour special

The New York borough of Harlem doesn’t usually get much love from tourists – but we’re out to change that! It is a unique part of New York City that is celebrated by all who know it. Learn the history of Harlem and get a local’s inside view of where you simply must go and eat in one of NYC’s most iconic neighborhoods. Your guide will dispel the myths, assumptions and reputation that has plagued Harlem for decades, and also what makes is a great destination.

During your private, 3 hour walking tour of Harlem, you will:

Gain insight into the evolution of Harlem from a local’s point of view – from Seneca Village to the Harlem Renaissance to modern days – with historical treasures like The Hotel Theresa. Find out about the Soul Food Evolution in Harlem with its southern cooking and African influences. Along the way, your guide will impart their wisdom and intimate knowledge of Harlem, giving you a deeper appreciation for its unique history. Also, you will get a peek inside female and Black entrepreneurship in the neighborhood, from Madam CJ Walker to Sylvia’s. Along your route, a snack and a drink are included, so be prepared to enjoy everything this historic, lively neighborhood has to offer. 

What you'll see

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FAQ

QWill there be other people on the tour or is it just us?
AAll of our tours are 100% private and exclusive, which means that it will just be you, your group and your guide on the tour.

Your tour will be completely tailored to your needs and we will make sure to find a guide that best suits your group.
QAre entrance tickets and transport included in the cost of the tour?
AIn the ‘Things to Know’ section at the top of this page you will find details of whatever entrance tickets and transport are included in the tour. If you have any questions about this, then you can either use the chat button in the bottom right hand corner, send an email to <team@travelcurious.com> or call 1-212-710-1322 (US) or +44 20 3009 2392 (UK).
QWhat is your cancellation policy?
AOn tours cancelled more than 48 hours before the scheduled departure time, we are happy to offer our customers a full refund - minus a 5% credit card fee and the cost of any tickets that have been purchased.

For tours cancelled less than 48 hours before the scheduled departure time, we are unfortunately unable to offer refunds. If you would like to reschedule a tour, this is usually possible if we are given enough notice, but we cannot guarantee the same guide.

Changes made to bookings may be subject to rebooking fees to cover the cost of tickets purchased, transport, guide rescheduling and administration.

To cancel or change your booking, please contact us at <team@travelcurious.com> or call 1-212-710-1322 (US) or +44 20 3009 2392 (UK).
QWho do I contact if I have any questions about this tour or if I want to make changes to my tour?
AAt Travel Curious, we provide a free concierge service to help you plan your time abroad and they will be able to answer any questions you may have about this tour or any other tours. We are normally able to customise or personalise tours to suit your needs.

Please do get in touch by either using the chat button in the bottom right hand corner, sending an email to <hello@tourioicity.com> or calling 1-212-710-1322 (US) or +44 20 3009 2392 (UK).
QAm I able to book more than one tour?
AAbsolutely, you can book as many tours as you like! You can add them to your cart by clicking the ‘Book Now’ button or you can get in touch and we can put together an itinerary for you. To get in touch, you can either use the chat button in the bottom right hand corner, send an email to <team@travelcurious.com> or call 1-212-710-1322 (US) or +44 20 3009 2392 (UK).
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