London Honeymoon - V3

Rashad Khan & Bashira Patel

Friday 8th December – Tuesday 12th December 2023

Number of Travellers: 2
Duration: 5 Days / 4 Nights

Overview

Embark on a captivating journey through the vibrant city of London and the picturesque countryside of Oxfordshire with this luxurious itinerary. Begin your honeymoon with an enchanting afternoon tea at your hotel, immersing yourself in the opulent ambience of this iconic London pastime. Continue your journey into Oxfordshire to the quaint town of Bicester, and stroll through this vibrant community before partaking in some retail therapy at the Designer Boutiques. Throughout your journey, enjoy the luxurious accommodations of the Mandarin Oriental, ensuring a truly memorable and indulgent experience.

Highlights

  • Explore London's iconic landmarks, including Kensington Palace and the Tower of London
  • Celebrate your honeymoon in style by discovering the gems of London with a local guide
  • Enjoy a day of boutique shopping in the charming town of Bicester

Day by Day

Day 1 - Friday 8th December - Welcome to London

Upon arriving in London on the Eurostar, be warmly greeted by your private driver for a seamless transfer into the heart of the city. After refreshing from your travels, surrender to the alluring charm of London and embark on a captivating journey as you indulge in an enchanting afternoon tea at The Rosebery Tea Room at your hotel. Delight in the sumptuous delicacies amidst the opulent ambience, creating unforgettable memories in this iconic establishment. Later, draw the curtains on the twinkling lights of the city to enjoy a good night’s sleep ahead of an exciting day of exploring tomorrow.

Overnight: London | Mandarin Oriental
Room Type: Junior Suite

Day 2 - Saturday 9th December - Exploring the Capital

Meet your private guide and morning transfer before stepping into a world of royal splendour as you explore the King’s State Apartments, the Queen’s State Apartments, and the meticulously manicured gardens. Be enthralled by the current ‘Crown to Couture’ exhibition, offering a guided experience that unveils the fascinating connection between royalty and fashion. Your private driver awaits to transfer you across the city to the majestic Westminster Abbey. Explore the vaulted ceilings and nooks for a deeper look into the history of England. After a short walk over Westminster Bridge, looking back for views over the House of Parliament as they abut the River Thames, arrive in Jubilee Gardens to board your private pod on the London Eye. Cast your eyes across London from above, and retrace your steps before arriving at the historic Tower of London for an exclusive evening tour of the Tower’s treasury with expert warders. Roam the castle with your expert guide before exploring the Crown Jewels exhibition after is closed to the public, delving into their storied significance in British public life. Returning to your hotel, relax in your Junior suite before dining in the city.

Overnight: London | Mandarin Oriental
Room Type: Junior Suite
Meals Included: Breakfast and Lunch

Day 3 - Sunday 10th December - London Gastronomy

This morning meet your dapper driver and prepare for a tour around the city in a fully restored classic Mini Cooper. The best bits of London are often hidden away, tucked down tiny back streets and alleyways – places only a Mini can get to. Learn more about this vibrant city on your bespoke tour of London as you pass bridges, ancient pubs, markets and iconic buildings with your expert guide. Stopping at an artisan market for coffee and some scrumptious treats, your driver will bid adieu as you embark on a gastronomic tasting tour of Londons Borough Market. Return to your hotel for a free afternoon of exploring the city at your leisure.

Overnight: London | Mandarin Oriental
Room Type: Junior Suite
Meals Included: Breakfast and Lunch

Day 4 - Monday 11th December - Escape to The Country

A day trip from London to Bicester offers a delightful escape into the English countryside. Departing from the bustling city, you’ll embark with your private driver, watching as the urban landscape gradually transforms into rolling green fields and charming villages. Upon arrival in Bicester, you’ll be greeted by the town’s picturesque streets, lined with quaint shops and inviting cafes. The main attraction, Bicester Village, beckons shoppers with its luxury boutiques and designer brands at discounted prices. After a satisfying shopping spree, take a leisurely stroll around Bicester’s historic centre, where centuries-old architecture and cosy cafes await exploration. With its blend of retail therapy and old-world charm, a day trip to Bicester promises a perfect English countryside escape just a stone’s throw from the capital. For your final dinner, you will indulge in the tasting menu at Dinner by Heston Blumenthal – raising a glass to your London adventure.

Overnight: London | Mandarin Oriental
Room Type: Junior Suite
Meals Included: Breakfast and Lunch

Day 5 - Tuesday 12th December - Depart

Your private driver will collect you from the hotel this morning and take you to the airport to be met by the VIP team who will make sure your departure process is as seamless as possible before you sit back in the lounge, reminiscing on the past week and sharing memories of our honeymoon in this vibrant city.

Meals Included: Breakfast

Trip Details

Inclusions Read More

Inclusions: 

  • 4 nights accommodation, as stated in the itinerary above
  • Most meals, as stated in the itinerary above
  • Driver service on call for you from Day 2 and Day 4
  • The services of a qualified and experienced guide on Day 2 and Day 3
  • Private transfers on Day 1 and Day 5
  • Luggage transfers on Day 1 and Day 5
  • Entrance fees and activities mentioned in the itinerary, specifically:
    • Afternoon Tea at The Rosebery Tea Room – Mandarin Oriental
    • Private pre-opening tour of Kensington Palace
    • Private guided tour of Westminster Abbey
    • Private pod on the London Eye with guidebooks and champagne
    • Private pre-opening tour of the Tower of London
    • Private Tour of London in a Traditional Mini Cooper
    • Foodie tour with an acclaimed food writer
    • Farewell meal at Dinner by Heston Blumenthal
  • Personalised trip design and delivery
  • 24/7 In-Country Support from the Wilderness Team
  • Gratuities for the drivers
  • Gratuities for the independent guides
Exclusions Read More

Exclusions:

  • Flights
  • Travel insurance
  • Meals not mentioned in the inclusions
  • Activities and entrance fees not mentioned in the inclusions
Notes Read More

Due to the short lead time, we will be requesting the full payment of the balance at the time of booking.

Pricing Read More

The total NET price for this itinerary, based on 2 clients on a twin-share basis:

  • £27,900 GBP
  • This includes a £12 per person conservation & community contribution which can be opted out of if wished, please see notes below.

Conservation & Community Contribution

This voluntary donation of £12 per person goes towards conservation & community projects in the locations we operate.  If you would like to opt out just let your trip designer know.

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