London Explorer Winter 2019 - Leisure Holidays

London Explorer Winter 2019United Kingdom

From RM6,895 / per person for 7 nights
Buckingham Palace. Marvel at castles, cathedrals and palaces, see the picturesque Cotswolds and indulge in a traditional English cream tea.

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Summary

The Union Jack waves its greeting as you amble through London's avenues and lush green spaces, tracing centuries of heritage and historical landmarks from Big Ben to Buckingham Palace on this At Leisure holiday. Marvel at castles, cathedrals and palaces, see the picturesque Cotswolds and indulge in a traditional English cream tea.


NOTES: Please note that all departure dates are not definite departure.

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Itinerary

Accommodation

7 nights hotel accommodation in The Tower

Sightseeing

Day 1 - Arrive London (7 Nights)
Embrace the pomp and pageantry of a city that marches to its very own vibrant cosmopolitan tune – yours to explore before meeting your Travel Director and fellow travellers this evening for a Welcome Reception to kick off your grand At Leisure exploration. 


Day 2 - London Sightseeing and At Leisure or Tower of London Optional Experience 
Ease into London's energetic pace this morning before embarking on an included half-day sightseeing tour with your Travel Director featuring Big Ben, the Houses of Parliament, Buckingham Palace and Westminster Abbey.

See the stately Changing of the Guard before your sightseeing tour finishes in central London. Spend the rest of the day enjoying a slice of London culture or join an Optional Experience to the Tower of London to see the magnificent Crown Jewels and meet the Yeoman Warders of Her Majesty's Royal Palace and Fortress. This evening, we enjoy a delicious meal at Heddon Street Kitchen in the heart of the West End – one of Chef Gordon Ramsay's most-celebrated London eateries. 


Day 3 - Excursion to Windsor Castle and Stonehenge
Regal traditions and ancient monuments take centre stage today as we embark on a full-day excursion from London. Visit Windsor Castle, one of the Queen's elegant homes including the superb Georgian State Apartments and St. George's Chapel before free time for lunch in this historic market town. Our next stop sees us delve into the fascinating history of the best- known prehistoric monument in Europe – the ancient circle at Stonehenge before returning to London. 


Day 4 - London At Leisure or full-day Optional Experience to Oxford and the Cotswolds 
Armed with your 3-day travel pass, London truly is your oyster. Your Travel Director will give you suggestions on how to make the most out of your full day at leisure. Walk through 'The City' exploring the oldest part of London. Pay tribute to Admiral Nelson in Trafalgar Square and wander down The Mall to Buckingham Palace. Alternatively, consider a full-day Optional Experience to the enchanting Cotswolds, visiting Shakespeare's Stratford-upon-Avon with a stop in the university town of Oxford. Get a real taste of the city this evening with Trafalgar's exclusive Eatwith Optional Experiences. Consider sharing delicious traditional flavours with a local family in their home.


Day 5 - Westminster Abbey and Kensington Palace with English Cream Tea
Imagine the kings and queens who have glided gracefully up the 13th century mosaic floor of Westminster Abbey which we will have an opportunity to explore this morning on a guided visit with a Local Specialist. Later, visit Kensington Palace for a Cultural Insight into the lives of the Royal Family. Tour the Royal Palace that was once home to Diana, Princess of Wales, and indulge in a delicious English cream tea in The Orangery surrounded by beautiful formal gardens before returning to your hotel. 


Day 6 - London Borough Food Market and Iconic Museums
Saunter past the buzzing stalls of Borough Market. Your Travel Director will take you on a leisurely walk for a Cultural Insight into the daily lives of Londoners. Embrace your inner foodie and indulge in the flavours of the best of British, before spending the rest of the day at leisure visiting London's extraordinary museums, many of which are free to visit. Use your London Oyster card to traverse the length and breadth of London. 


Day 7 - London At Leisure and Farewell Dinner in Greenwich 
Enjoy one last full day in the lively city streets of London. This afternoon meet with your Travel Director and travel companions for a leisurely cruise down the Thames to Greenwich. Sail under the famous Tower Bridge before enjoying a Farewell Dinner at a historic pub with a toast to your unforgettable week.


Day 8 - Depart London
After breakfast, say a fond farewell to London and newfound friends as you prepare to return home after a memorable At Leisure holiday in one of the world's greatest cities. Airport Transfers to London Airports are available to purchase. Conditions apply. 

Extras

Included Extras

Please find below a selection of extras that are included within the price of your tour.

Meals

Meals as per itinerary -7 full breakfasts, 1 cream tea and 3 dinners.

On-Trip Transport

Luxury air-conditioned coach

Local Specialist

Local Specialist to bring locations alive

Tour Director

An expert Tour Director & separate driver

Charges & Taxes

All baggage handling, hotel charges & local taxes

Optional Extras

All of the below extras are additional to the price of your tour, and can be selected on the next stage.

Airport Trasnfers

Per single trip to/from Heathrow Airport

/per person

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