7 Days London to London.
Highlights: London, Salisbury, Stonehenge, Bath, Oxford, and Windsor.
Discover the capital of England as well as the revered cities of Bath and Oxford.
London & Bath
DAY 1 ARRIVE LONDON, ENGLAND: Upon arrival at London airport you will be met by your driver and privately transferred to your hotel. Your representative will meet you upon arrival, welcome you to England and assist you with check-in procedures. The remainder of the day will be at your leisure
Hotel Name: The Kensington Hotel.
DAY 2 LONDON: An expert local guide and your chauffeur will be waiting to meet you for a full day sightseeing tour (8 hours) of the City of London and Westminster. You will visit the Tower of London, where the Beefeaters guard the dazzling Crown Jewels, and where you will gain excellent views of Tower Bridge from the Medieval Palace. Proceed afterwards to St. Paul’s Cathedral, rebuilt by Sir Christopher Wren after the Great Fire of London in 1666. Continue on to Trafalgar Square, where the National Gallery of Art is overshadowed by Nelson’s Column. You will then head down Whitehall and past Downing Street, to the Houses of Parliament. You will also visit Westminster Abbey, the National Church of England that has been the scene of many state occasions including the Coronation. Finally return to your hotel past Buckingham Palace, the Queen’s official residence in London.
Hotel Name: The Kensington Hotel. (B)
DAY 3 LONDON: Today, an expert local guide and your chauffeur will be waiting to meet you for a half day sightseeing tour (4 hours) to Bloomsbury area of London. You will visit the British Museum that houses a world-renowned collection of historic artifacts, including the Rosetta Stone, the Elgin Marbles and the Sutton Hoo treasures. You will also see the excellent collection of Egyptian antiquities. Time permitting, you may also travel to the British Library building, where many priceless documents including a Gutenberg Bible and the First Folio edition of Shakespeare are on display.
Hotel Name: The Kensington Hotel. (B)
DAY 4 LONDON – SALISBURY – STONEHENGE – BATH: Your driver-guide leads you today on a full day excursion (8 hours) across the English countryside. You will head first to Salisbury, stopping to admire the thirteenth-century cathedral that boasts the highest medieval spire in England and also to visit the Chapter House, to see the best preserved of the four surviving original copies of the Magna Carta. Continuing afterwards past the hill of Old Sarum on your way up to the Salisbury Plain. Here you will visit Stonehenge, arguably the most famous prehistoric site in Europe, it inspires wonder at the effort it must have taken to drag the enormous stones over the land and erect them in circles. Finally drive to your hotel in Bath.
Hotel Name: The Royal Crescent. (B)
DAY 5 BATH: Your driver-guide and private vehicle will be at your disposal for a full day (8 hours) for you to explore the beautiful Georgian city of Bath, often regarded as one of the loveliest cities in all of England. From its beginnings as a Roman camp in the first century AD, Bath developed through troubled centuries to emerge in the 1700’s as a fashionable “spa” resort.
Some of England’s best-preserved Georgian architecture is housed here, together with fascinating relics of earlier eras. You will tour the Roman Baths that were discovered in an excellent state of preservation near to Bath Abbey church and also see the magnificent Palladian architecture for which the city is renowned (seen at its best in the Circus and the Royal Crescent). You may also visit Number One Royal Crescent that has been authentically restored to its Georgian appearance. Time permitting you might wish to venture out to visit Glastonbury Abbey.
Hotel Name: The Royal Crescent. (B)
DAY 6 BATH – OXFORD – WINDSOR – LONDON: This morning, you will meet your driver-guide, who will be waiting with your private vehicle to take you on a full day journey (8 hours) into the English countryside. You will head first to Oxford, home to England’s oldest university, where you may take a walk through the impressive buildings that are still home to the university’s main ceremonial and educational functions. You will enjoy a ‘Behind the Scenes’ tour of Christchurch College (subject to confirmation) where you are allowed access into the College’s history and architecture as well as scenes associated with the world of Lewis Carol and the Harry Potter films.
You will then proceed to Windsor Castle, the largest inhabited castle in the world, and the Queen’s favorite residence. Subject to opening restrictions, you may see the State Apartments, St. George’s Chapel and Queen Mary’s Doll’s House. You will also gain excellent views of Eton College from the castle ramparts, followed by a visit to the charming old town to peruse some of the boutiques and cafes. Continue to your airport hotel from here.
Hotel Name: Name TBA. (B)
DAY 7 DEPART ENGLAND: Transfer to the airport this morning for your final arrangements prior to your departure flight. (B)
Customize to Suit
The above suggested itinerary can be customized to suit; more or less meals, different cities and/or sightseeing based on your clients’ interests. You name it, our expert group specialist professionals will put it together for you. Please call 1-855-220-6450, or simply complete the group request form, and we’ll get back to you with your proposal.
- Private airport transfers on Day 1 and Day 7
- Twin-bedded rooms in the 5-Star hotels listed or similar; hotel taxes, service charges and baggage handling
- 6 breakfast
- Services of an English-speaking local travel expert
- Travel by private, luxury, air-conditioned mini-coach
- Sightseeing, special features and scenic highlights as indicated in the itinerary, including admission charges
- Portfolio of travel documents
- 24-hour emergency customer service while in England
Please Call 1-855-220-6450 for Group Rates on this Custom Group Journey
This suggested itinerary can be customized to suit; more or less meals, different cities and/or sightseeing based on your clients’ interests. You name it, our expert group specialist professionals will put it together for you. Please call 1-855-220-6450, or simply complete the group request form, and we’ll get back to you with your proposal.
On custom journeys, discounts vary depending on group requirements. Typically, travel with a group of 20 and the 21st traveler receives a 100% discount* off the land portion of the vacation price. A second traveler receives a 100% discount* off the land on a group of 40 paying passengers.
*Per person prices are land only and based on two people sharing a room. Above dates represent “land start” date. Air: Please note that airfares are not included in the prices above. Journeys Connect can quote you the lowest possible GROUP airfare available on the day that you book. Minimum of 10 seats from same gateway. Less than 10 air seats will require full payment at time of booking. Single Room Supplement: On Request. Triple Room Reduction: On Request. Group discounts cannot be combined with our Triple Room discounts. Not valid on Specialty, Customized Vacations or River Cruises, optional extensions, extra nights, airfares, taxes and fees, flight supplements, or airport transfers. Other restrictions may apply. All passengers’ names must be advised before the discount is applied. *Group discount is on a twin-share basis only.
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