Lielwald Exploration of London

Suzanne, Daniel and Family

Wednesday 22nd May – Sunday 26th May 2024

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


  • Explore some of London's most iconic landmarks with an expert guide
  • Absorb the vibrant city life of London as you explore by foot and soak in the culture
  • Enjoy luxury surrounding with your incredible city centre accommodation

Day by Day

Day 1 - Wednesday 22nd May - Arrival in London - Partially guided - 4 Hours

Touch down in London and as you enter the arrivals hall, meet your private driver who will whisk you away to the heart of the city. Arriving at the prestigious Raffles OWO, settle into luxury and comfort, taking a moment to unwind before your next adventure. Soon, your dapper drivers arrive, ready to take you on a tour of London in classic Mini Coopers, promising a blend of nostalgia and excitement as you weave through the city’s iconic streets. After an exhilarating exploration, you return to the hotel to bask in the elegance of your rooms, revelling in the opulent surroundings. As the evening unfolds, venture back into the city, where the lights of the West End beckon. Your destination: “Mamma Mia!” The musical extravaganza awaits, promising an unforgettable evening filled with music, laughter, and the timeless tunes of ABBA. Truly, your London escapade is off to a magnificent start.
(Moulin Rouge is also available as an evening performance)

Overnight: London | Raffles - Old War Office
Room Type: Superior Rooms x2
Meals Included: None

Day 2 - Thursday 23rd May - A Taste of England

Begin your culinary adventure in London, you’re greeted by your private transfer, setting the tone for a day filled with gastronomic delights. Today’s destination is the prestigious Cordon Bleu, where you’ll immerse yourself in the art of crafting one of Britain’s most celebrated dishes: beef Wellington. Named in honor of the 1st Duke of Wellington, this classic dish pays tribute to his triumph at the Battle of Waterloo. Throughout the day-long course, you’ll delve into the intricacies of preparing each component, from the mushroom Duxelles and chicken mousse to the indulgent foie gras and rich sauce. Culminating in the assembly and baking of your very own beef Wellington alongside a decadent mixed roots gratin, this experience promises to be a feast for the senses and a fitting homage to culinary tradition.

Overnight: London | Raffles - Old War Office
Room Type: Superior Rooms x2
Meals Included: Breakfast and Lunch

Day 3 - Friday 24th May - Historic London - Guided - Full Day

Step into the vibrant tapestry of London, and meet a local guide at your hotel, ready to unveil the city’s treasures. Your journey begins with a private transfer to the iconic Tower of London, where centuries of history await your discovery. With your guide leading the way, you delve into the fascinating tales of monarchs, prisoners, and the Crown Jewels, immersing yourself in the rich heritage of this storied fortress. Crossing the majestic Tower Bridge on foot, you’re guided to Borough Market, a bustling culinary haven where flavours from around the world converge. After a delectable lunch, hop into a classic black cab, continuing your historical odyssey with a visit to Westminster. Here, amidst the grandeur of Parliament and Big Ben, uncover the political pulse of the nation. With each step, the city’s past comes alive, painting a vivid picture of its enduring legacy. As the day draws to a close, you return to the opulent comfort of the OWO, reflecting on the unforgettable experiences that have unfolded in the heart of London.

Overnight: London | Raffles - Old War Office
Room Type: Superior Rooms x2
Meals Included: Breakfast and Lunch

Day 4 - Saturday 25th May - Exploring London - Evening Guide - 2 Hours

With a free morning at your disposal, set out to explore the captivating streets of London. Wander through bustling markets, marvel at historic landmarks, and soak in the vibrant atmosphere of this dynamic city. As the afternoon approaches, indulge in a quintessentially British tradition: afternoon tea at the prestigious Ritz. Savouring delicate sandwiches and decadent pastries in the elegant surroundings, you revel in the timeless charm of this cherished ritual. Energized by tea, embark on a leisurely shopping excursion, perusing luxury boutiques and bustling streets for treasures to cherish. As night falls, your private driver awaits to whisk you away to Westminster Dock, where an evening cruise awaits. With canapés in hand, you set sail along the illuminated Thames, taking in the glittering skyline and iconic landmarks as your evening guide shares tales of London’s rich history and vibrant culture. It’s an enchanting end to a day filled with exploration and indulgence in the heart of the city.

Overnight: London | Raffles - Old War Office
Room Type: Superior Rooms x2
Meals Included: Breakfast and Lunch

Day 5 - Sunday 26th May - Onward Travel

As your London adventure draws to a close, meet your private driver for your onward journey to Heathrow Airport in style, enjoying the comfort and convenience of a private transfer.

Trip Details

Inclusions Read More
  • 4 nights’ accommodation, as stated in the itinerary above
  • Most meals, as stated in the itinerary above
  • The services of a qualified and experienced guide on Day 3
  • Airport Transfer on Arrival Day
  • Airport Transfer on Departure Day
  • Entrance fees and activities mentioned in the itinerary, specifically:
    • Private Tour of the city in a Traditional Mini Cooper
    • Evening performance of Mamma Mia (Stalls) OR Moulin Rouge
    • Day Course at Cordon Bleu – Mastering the Art of the Beef Wellington
    • Entry to the Tower of London with a Private Guide
    • Entry to Westminster with a Private Guide
    • Afternoon Tea at The Ritz
    • Evening Cruise on the Thames with Canapes (7-9pm)
  • Personalised trip design and delivery
  • 24/7 In-Country Support from the Wilderness Team
Exclusions Read More
  • Flights
  • Travel insurance
  • Meals not mentioned in the inclusions
  • Activities and entrance fees not mentioned in the inclusions
  • Gratuities for the main driver guide
Notes Read More
  • All suggested accommodations and services are subject to availability at the time of booking
  • A 20% deposit is required before any accommodation and services will be confirmed
  • This quote is valid for 14 days from the date quoted, after this time pricing may be subject to revision
Terms & Conditions Read More

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