Here's What's On Deck:
The day has arrived! The trip you've been waiting all year for is finally here!! Meet at the airport to register for your flight (transportation to/from the airport is not included).
Take off aboard your flight towards London.
Hooray! You've arrived at Heathrow Airport. Gather your luggage and belongings before you meet up with your Tour Leader and hop on a locally chartered motorcoach. The fun starts now :)
After checking in to your hotel and dropping off your baggage, you’ll be heading into London via public transit for an orientation session with your Tour Leader, followed by lunch and free time (at individual expense).
Now it’s time for a sightseeing tour that includes Buckingham Palace, Westminster Abbey, the Houses of Parliament, Big Ben, 10 Downing Street, Piccadilly Circus, Leicester Square, Covent Garden and so much more.
Check in to your centrally-located hotel and retire to your rooms to tackle that jet lag.
Well hello! Breakfast and orientation session at the hotel with your tour leader, you’ll start the day at St Paul's Cathedral, a 17th Century institution and former site of a church that was building in… 604?!
Free time for lunch at Covent Garden Market (at individual expense) before going to one of the greatest art, anthropology and history museums in the world: The British Museum.
If modern art is your thing, you are going to adore the Tate Modern, one of the largest contemporary art museums in the world, not to mention a beautiful builing.
While you’re at the Tate, make sure to check out the Millenium Bridge nearby. Harry Potter fans will know it all too well!
You can’t go to England without a traditional pub meal! Bangers and mash, anyone? Or how about some fish n’ chips?!
You’ve earned some free time and a good night’s sleep back at the hotel.
Good morning! After breakfast and orientation at the hotel, you’ll make your way via public transit to the terrific Tower of London, home of the Crown Jewels. It’s an impressive collection, but don’t get any ideas! Their torture chamber tour is no joke.
Then you’re going to stroll across the Tower Bridge toward’s The Shard, home of the best and more famous outdoor market in the city, Borough Market. This is where you’ll grab lunch (at individual expense). From traditional fare to eccentric eats, there’s something for everyone here. Ostrich burger, anyone?
All aboard The Clipper, a commented boat cruise along the Thames! Your cruise kicks off at Bankside Pier and runs through the city towards Embankment Pier. Don't forget your camera, the view of Tower Bridge is stunning!
Now you’re going to experience the National Gallery, where masterpieces by the likes of Turner, Constable, Renoir, Van Gogh and Michelangelo reside.
You’ve earned some free time to explore London’s best bits. We recommend Trafalgar Square, Harrod's department store, Soho… there’s so much to do and see! This is your chance to grab dinner too (at individual expense).
What a day! You’ve earned a lovely local meal before heading back to the hotel for free time and a well-deserved night's rest.
Well hello there! After breakfast and orientation with your Tour Leader you’re checking out and heading off to Windsor Castle, home to the British royalty since the 11th century!
You’ll then have time for for lunch (at individual expense) before making your way to the legendary Stonehenge! You’ll spend the afternoon exploring this enigmatic monument, which dates back to 3,100 BCE. It’s a site of intrigue, rituals and countless conspiracy theories. You will be spellbound.
Now it’s time for Bath… the city, not the tub… though that’s where the term comes from! You’ll find out why soon enough.
Upon arrival, you’ll first check in to your hotel before heading out for a magnificent meal at a local restaurant nearby. Then it’s time for bed. Sweet dreams!
Good morning! Your short but sweet stay at this hotel is over. You’ll have breakfast and orientation with your Tour Leader before checking out and time-travelling at The Roman Baths. The city’s unique thermal springs feed these baths with flowing natural hot water.
Next up: a fashion history lesson at One Royal Crescent, whose heritage furniture and antiques reveal what life was like for Bath’s bygone elite.
You’ve earned some free time for lunch (at individual expense) before it’s time to go to Oxford!
Upon arrival, a local guide will take you through the streets and alleys of this beautiful and studious city. You’ll visit the beautiful Oxford University campus and explore both the Divinity School and Duke Humfrey's Library. This is one of the more famous libraries in the world, and it’s still active to this day, so… you know, be quiet.
Next you’ll check in to your hotel and recharge before heading out for a lovely local meal. Then it’s back to the hotel for a well-deserved night’s rest.
Hello sunshine! It’s your last day in England, let’s make it count.
Like yesterday, your stay at this hotel is short but sweet. You’ll have breakfast and orientation with your Tour Leader before checking out and starting the day with a walk through the historic streets of Stratford upon Avon, where there’s much ado about William Shakespeare!
Speaking of the great playwright, you’ll then follow in Shakespeare's footsteps as you visit his five houses, including his birthplace and childhood home, Mary's Arden farm, his daughter’s home, Hall's Croft, and the Cottage of his spouse, Anne Hathaway (no, not that Anne Hathaway).
This is where you’ll grab lunch (at individual expense) before making your way back to London. Upon arrival, you’ll check in to your hotel and settle in before eating at the hotel restaurant. Then it’s time to pack and sleep.
Top of the morning to you! After breakfast and orientation at the hotel with your Tour Leader, you’re checking out of your hotel and heading over to Heathrow Airport, where you’ll check in for your flight and bid farewell to London. Your friends and family will be eager to hear all about your trip!