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Highlights of London tour

Highlights of London

Great Value Vacations
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Travel Style: A lot of free time, with very few inclusions. Ideal for independent and/or low-key travelers and cruisers. Relaxed
Physical Level: Some walking over short or flat distances. Some trips may include cycling options. Some are wheelchair friendly (check for individual trips). Some cruises. Easy
Lodging Level: 3 to 4 star western hotel equivalents. While not all lodging will be 'luxury' they will be quite comfortable by western standards. Premium - 4 star
5 days
From: $ 2,016 $ 403 / day
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Overview

Highlights

  • One vibrant city packed with activity. You'll soon feel like a London native!
  • Take a day trip to Bath, Stonehenge, and Windsor Castle.
  • Three different tours will allow you to see all of the must-sees in London.
  • Escape the bustle of the city in an upscale, luxurious hotel.
  • London is filled with museums and galleries - don't miss out on those!

Short Description

Immerse yourself in the culture of London on this unforgettable vacation. Explore ancient historic monuments, feel like royalty at famous palaces, and experience traditional pubs. See all the sights you've dreamed about come to life!

Experience London front to back with this fun-filled vacation package. Once you settle into your luxurious accommodation, it'll be time to get exploring!

Trip Type N/A
See all the highlights and popular spots on a classic tour.
Itinerary Focus Classic Highlights
3 to 4 star western hotel equivalents. While not all lodging will be 'luxury' they will be quite comfortable by western standards.
Lodging Level Premium - 4 star
Flights & Transport Airfare included
Start City London
End City London

Trip Includes

  • Round-trip economy class airfare to London (LHR)
  • Round-trip shared airport transfers
  • 4 nights in London at The Grosvenor Hotel or similar
  • London in One Day full-day tour
  • Standard Theater Passport
  • Windsor Castle, Stonehenge & Bath full-day tour
  • Breakfast daily

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Itinerary

Day 1: Welcome to London!

Accommodation: Thistle Kensington Gardens Hotel, The Grosvenor Hotel and Amba Hotel Marble Arch (Formerly Thistle Marble Arch)

Feel the elegance and sophistication in the air as you arrive in London. Check into your luxurious accommodation, then enjoy a relaxing evening getting to know London. Treat yourself to a celebratory dinner on Oxford Street, or take a pleasant stroll around Trafalgar Square.

Transfer to hotel

Day 2: London

Grab your camera and get ready to see all of London's famous sights in one day. Look forward to a unique cruise on the Thames River, access to St. Paul's Cathedral's Whispering Gallery, and a guided tour of the Tower of London!

London in One Day Sightseeing Tour with Changing of the Guard & Thames River Cruise - 4

This comprehensive full-day tour of London includes Westminster Abbey, the Changing of the Guard at Buckingham Palace and guided tours of St Paul's Cathedral and the Tower of London.

Day 3: London

During the day, you might want to see breathtaking views of London while you ride the London Eye and walk across its two famous bridges! Visit a museum or gallery, if time allows.

Then use your Standard Theater Passport and fulfill your dream of seeing a fantastic show in London's West End! Be sure to spend some time in the area before and after the show - there's plenty to see and do. Check out the list of currently available shows that the passport currently includes. Keep your eye on your favorites!

Encore Tickets Standard Theatre Passport

Experience a show at London's famed West End! The Encore Tickets Standard Theater Passport is ideal for travelers who do not want to be tied down to a specific date.

Enjoy a mid-level ticket in a wide selection of participating musicals and plays, based on availability. Vouchers must be redeemed at the Encore Theater Reception Centre on the day travelers wish to go to the theater. The stage of London is calling!

Day 4: London

Today, have fun exploring Windsor Castle, Stonehenge, and Bath. Enjoy included entrance to Windsor Castle, visit the famous Roman Baths, and ask your tour guide all about the mystery of ancient Stonehenge!

Windsor Castle, Stonehenge & Bath (21)

This full-day guided tour offers a fascinating day visiting three of England’s national treasures – Windsor Castle, Stonehenge and Georgian Bath. Built high above the River Thames, Windsor Castle has been home to the Royal Family for 900 years and is still an Official Residence of the Queen.

You’ll visit the magnificent State Apartments*, still used for State occasions and Royal receptions. Take some time to explore the castle grounds and the fourteenth-century St. George's Chapel, one of the most beautiful examples of medieval church architecture in England and a burial place of kings and queens, including Henry VIII and his third wife Jane Seymour.

Clouded in mystery, the ancient stone circle of Stonehenge is an amazing feat of engineering and the most important prehistoric site in England, but beyond its archaeological significance and possible astronomical role, Stonehenge is also a place of spiritual importance. Early legends link it with Merlin and King Arthur, but over the last hundred years the midsummer sunrise has attracted pagan groups and followers of the Ancient Order of Druids.

You will also visit the beautiful Georgian City of Bath and take a panoramic tour of some of the finest architectural sights in Europe, including Bath Abbey, the Royal Crescent, the Circus, Assembly Rooms and the famous Pulteney Bridge. Explore the Roman Baths, built around thermal springs, which have been supplying water for over 2,000 years. In Roman times a great Temple was built next to the sacred spring - the waters were believed to have healing properties and attracted visitors from across the Roman Empire.

Includes:

  • Entrance to Windsor Castle and a tour of the State Apartments and St George's Chapel
  • Visit the ancient circle of Stonehenge
  • Panoramic Tour of Bath
  • Visit the famous Roman Baths
  • First-class luxury Motor-coach and the services of a professional Tour Guide

Day 5: Depart England

Give London the royal wave goodbye, for now. Relax on your flight home while dreaming about your next adventure.

Transfer to airport

Fly home!

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