My husband and I completed the Greenwich village and downtown walking tour. We enjoyed a variety of delicious foods, from chocolate to pizza to sandwiches, old fashioned soda cream drinks, and more.
Northern Central Park
Discover a different NYC
Beautiful landscapes and views
Small group sizes!
Come explore a part of Central Park you never knew existed!
Join our team on a guided hike past waterfalls, formal gardens, and immaculate views of NYC. Dress properly! You will be amazed at how much the terrain changes in this part of the park.
All tours are guaranteed 8 guests or less
Explore “rugged wilderness” in the heart of the city
Discover the varying landscape design with each new section of the park
Experience incredible views of the NYC skyline
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Tours require a minimum of 2 guests to open, and then single travelers can join. If you are a single traveler, and are having trouble booking, please email or call.
5 PM. This tour is an evening hike to avoid the heat of midday.
Central Park West & 96th Street, Upon your reservation, you will receive a confirmation with exact details, maps, and best mode of transportation to get to your meeting point
Seven days a week, rain or shine
Approximately 90 minutes
All tours are semi-private with 8 people or less
This tour has moderate hiking and multiple elevation changes. We will be walking and hiking for the full 90 minutes. We recommend sneakers, hiking boots, or hiking sandals. Because of the nature of the terrain, it is not recommended for our wheelchair guests.
Overview of the tour
How would you like to journey to a forested mountain landscape with idyllic cascades, rustic bridges, and some of the best birdwatching in North America? Or visit a historic lookout used during the Revolutionary War and the War of 1812? Or stroll through a lush European formal garden, then marvel at one of the greatest skylines in the world? How would you like to see all of this without leaving the center of Manhattan?
You can, on our Northern Central Park tour!
It was the goal of Central Park’s visionary designers, Frederick Law Olmsted and Calvert Vaux, to create a “rugged wilderness in the heart of the city.” In this 1 ½ hour hike you will explore a part of the park not often visited by tourists. Prepare to be amazed!
This tour involves some moderately hilly paths, so wear comfy shoes. Because of the nature of the terrain, it is not recommended for our wheelchair guests.
Frequently asked questions
This is a moderate hike. Most paths are paved, but the elevation changes will give you a nice workout.
You will break a sweat on this hike. We do not recommend wearing clothes for an evening out on this tour. We are running this as an evening hike to avoid the hottest temperatures during midday.
This is a great guided hike for a family! Just remember we will be moving for the whole 90 minutes, so please make sure all family members can handle this much activity. The pictures will be worth it!
Check Out What Our Guests Are Saying
What a great experience for the Leadership Team – after two long days of meetings, this tour gave them energy and they were really thrilled to learn more about Greenwich Village
Kudos to Alex and Manhattan Walking Tours for an excellent afternoon spent touring Greenwich Village