Harlem Sunday Morning Gospel Tour

4.5

Spend Sunday morning in Harlem, the ethnically diverse borough of New York. You'll join a local church congregation and experience the soul-stirring power of gospel music on this special visit to one of New York City's most vital neighborhoods.

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  • Min price: $65.00
  • Recommended duration of visit: 4 hours
  • Departure Point: Near Times Square on Eighth Avenue

Departure Times:

  • Harlem Gospel tour including soul food brunch departing at 9:30am
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  • Harlem Gospel tour only departing at 9:30am
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  • Good for:
    • Soak up the atmosphere on a walking tour
    • Led by a local guide
    • Family friendly
  • Operates: Sunday
  • Inclusions:
    • Harlem tour
    • Walking tour of residential sections
    • Gospel service
  • Exclusions:
    • Gratuities (optional)
    • Meals (unless brunch option is selected)
    • Drinks
    • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Additional info:
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Not recommended for child aged 4 and under
    • Church services may be held in the Bronx, however the tour will still cover the Harlem itinerary
    • Shorts and tank tops are not allowed to be worn on this tour. Harlem Spirituals Inc. reserves the right to refuse clients improperly dressed and will not refund the service
    • Frequently Asked Questions Q: What is "Soul Food"? A: Soul Food is traditional African American cuisine that originated in the South in the United States. Today it has become a highly sought after cuisine. It consists of spicy ribs, collard greens, fried fish and chicken, freshly cooked corn bread, and a few side dishes like black eye peas, okra, or macaroni and cheese to mention a few. Q: Do the tours include walking? A: Guests are invited to take walks through the neighborhoods visited. The average walk is about 15 minutes.Q: Are the tours wheelchair friendly? A: With advance notice, wheelchair bound customers with some mobility can be accommodated in the front rows of the tour bus with their wheelchairs folded away in the luggage compartment.     It is mandatory that someone accompany customers with special needs to assist them onto the coach. For passengers with no mobility or a non foldable wheelchairs we recommend giving at least 3 weeks notice so that we can secure a coach with a wheelchair lift. Wheelchair lifts are 49" X 28"  and can carry a maximum weight limit of 700lbs.   We kindly ask that you submit the dimensions and model of the chair as our lift may not be able to accommodate scooters and other large sized electric chairs.  A maximum of one person in a wheelchair can be accommodated per bus.  Private tours are available with accessible ramp transportation. Many of the churches that we visit have steps. In order to accommodate their wheelchair bound congregation members churches  use portable mobility ramps. 
  • Return Details: Tour only option:Returns to original departure point at approximately 1:30pmTour & brunch option:Returns to original departure point at approximately 2:30pm
  • Cancellation Policy: If you cancel at least 7 day(s) in advance of the scheduled departure, there is no cancellation fee.If you cancel between 3 and 6 day(s) in advance of the scheduled departure, there is a 50 percent cancellation fee.If you cancel within 2 day(s) of the scheduled departure, there is a 100 percent cancellation fee.
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Reviews

  • Raymond W

    5
    - 22 February 2018 -

    Did this some time ago but still have great memories. A must to sample the real New York.

  • DIEU THANH TRUC D

    5
    - 25 January 2018 -

    inoubliable tour avec guide française, fumeuse comme un pompier mais avec pleins d'anecdotes racontées. echanger le voucher avant la date du tour. point de rencontre, transport impeccables....surtout qu'il faisait -8...

  • Mirella R

    5
    - 20 January 2018 -

    Loved the church we went to and our guide was really nice and told us all kind of stuff about Harlem and New York. Loved the experience!

  • Irene K

    3
    - 10 January 2018 -

    The tour was okay but I think I would not book it again. We only ride the bus to the Gospel Church with a really really short stop at the Apollo Theatre. There was NO walking tour of residential sections as told! Also I expected a Gospel Choir but I think that was my fault. At the gospel church of course were gospel singers but the instruments have been so loud that the charme of the gospel singers got lost - but I think I had a wrong imagination

  • Janelle N

    5
    - 06 January 2018 -

    Excellent tour. The walking tour was interesting and the church service inspiring! Thoroughly recommend.

  • Martin D

    4
    - 04 January 2018 -

    This was a fun Sunday morning. Our tour guide unfortunately I can't remember his name was terrific and even had the entire bus singing along with him to Frank Sinatra tunes. We enjoyed the tour of Harlem and the visit to the church gave us a good glimpse of gospel singing. The people at the church were most welcoming and friendly... I am not a church goer but this experience was very nice. I would recommend this tour.

  • Jeralyn S

    5
    - 03 January 2018 -

    The singing and the service was not very professional, but the sincerity of the people made up for it. Totally enjoyed the service and being with such beautiful people that were so sincere in their faith.

  • Alan W

    5
    - 31 December 2017 -

    Well prepared, informational history lesson of Harlem, plus an inspirational church visit. We loved it!

  • 4
    - 17 October 2017 -

    Good tour but a little disorganised at boarding

  • Karen B

    4
    - 17 October 2017 -

    Good tour but a little disorganised at boarding

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