V2 – The Hall Family: London Explorations

The Hall Family

Thursday 9th May – Tuesday 14th May 2024

Duration: 6 Days / 5 Nights

Highlights

  • Zip round London in an iconic Mini Cooper
  • Enjoy an exclusive access tour of Buckingham Palace
  • Indulge in a quintessential English Afternoon Tea
  • Soar above the London skyline in a private pod on the London Eye

Day by Day

Day 1 - Thursday 9th May - Welcome to London

Arriving in London, your private transfer will meet you at the airport and take you to your luxurious accommodation in the heart of the city.  You will have some time to refresh and get ready for a unique adventure in a stylish Mini Cooper. Feel the thrill as you zip through iconic landmarks like Big Ben, Covent Garden’s lively atmosphere, the grandeur of Trafalgar Square, and the regal elegance of Buckingham Palace.  Your afternoon is free to explore the city at your own pace or just relax and watch the world go by in this incredible place.

Meals Included: None

Day 2 - Friday 10th May - Exploring London

Head out to explore the heart of London with an experienced and qualified guide who loves sharing the tales of these streets with you. During your explorations you will visit the historic city centre which is the true ‘City Of London’ and the bustling heart of the financial district. Beginning with a visit to the historic Tower of London, discover its unique traditions, meet a ‘Beefeater’ and hear the history which was enacted here changing the course of the whole country. Walk the high-level walkways of Tower Bridge for panoramic views of London, discover the Victorian engine rooms and dare each other to step out on the glass floor. Finish your day by heading to a reserved table in the Shard, London’s iconic skyscraper and luxurious hotel to enjoy drinks with a breathtaking view. Your guide will leave you here to enjoy your indulgent end to an unforgettable day.

Meals Included: Breakfast

Day 3 - Saturday 11th May - Buckingham Palace & Westminster Abbey

After a leisurely breakfast your private guide will meet you for a morning immersed in culture and history as you explore some of the iconic locations which people the world over will recognise. Admire the opulent decor and sharply attired guardsmen as you explore the magnificent state rooms of Buckingham Palace.  Continue your explorations in Westminster Abbey, a place that has touched the lives of kings, queens, statesmen and soldiers since 960AD.  Hear about the rich history of the Abbey and delight in the soaring heights of the incredible architecture. A final highlight of the day is a private pod ride on the London Eye, soaring high above the city’s skyline. From your vantage point in the sky, gaze out at the illuminated landmarks, taking in the breathtaking views of the River Thames, Big Ben, and Buckingham Palace whilst indulging in a glass of champagne, what better way to end your day.

Meals Included: Breakfast

Day 4 - Sunday 12th May - Oxford History & Traditions

A private transfer will take you to the picturesque university town of Oxford this morning, meeting a local qualified guide on arrival. Immerse yourself in the prestigious university town’s rich heritage as you wander through the storied colleges, such as Christ Church and Magdalen, and hear about the characters which have studied and been inspired in these old halls and tranquil courtyards. Visit the world-renowned Bodleian Library before you wrap up your day delving into the delights of the Ashmolean Museum, housing a diverse collection of art and antiquities. Late afternoon bid adieu to this historic gem and your private transfer will take you back to London, refreshed by the tranquility and cultural richness of Oxford.

Meals Included: Breakfast

Day 5 - Monday 13th May - Superior Shopping Experience & Afternoon Tea

This morning is free for you to enjoy a leisurely breakfast or perhaps enjoy a stroll through the beautiful green parks that surround your hotel. After lunch enjoy an incredible personalised shopping experience in Harrods to discover your new favourite styles.  Allow yourself to be pampered with expert guidance, explore designer collections or discover unique finds at your leisure. The crowning finish to this experience is a charming English Afternoon Tea. Delight your tastebuds with elegant bites and an extensive tea menu as you sip on champagne, adding an extra sparkle to the occasion.  The rest of the day is free so that you can relax and enjoy sharing your stories of explorations during your final evening together in London.

Meals Included: Breakfast

Day 6 - Tuesday 14th May - Depart - Farewell London

Begin your last morning with a relaxed breakfast, relishing the flavours of traditional favourites while reminiscing over your recent London adventures. Your private transfer will collect you from your hotel to take you to Heathrow for your onward travel.

Meals Included: Breakfast

Trip Details

Inclusions Read More
  • Airport Transfer On Arrival, includes Meet & Greet
  • Local Taxi Services in London as detailed below;
    • D2 – Claridges Hotel to Start of Guided Explorations
    • D2 – London Eye to Claridges Hotel
    • D3 – Claridges Hotel to Start of Guided Explorations
    • D5 – Claridges to Harrods
    • D5 – Harrods to Claridges
  • Private Transfer To & From Oxford
  • Airport Transfer on Departure day
  • All activities mentioned in the itinerary, specifically:
    • Private Mini Cooper city tour (in 2 Cars)
    • Services of an Expert Qualified Guide in London on Days 2 & 3
      • Including entry to The Tower of London, Tower Bridge, Buckingham Palace & Westminster Abbey
    • Private Pod London Eye Ride
    • Services of an Expert Qualified Guide in Oxford on Day 4
      • Includes entry to Bodleian Library & Donation entry to the Ashmolean Museum
    • Private Personalised Shopping Experience in Harrods (approx 3 hrs)
    • Classic Afternoon Tea at destination Tea Room (planned for Harrods Tea Room)
  •  Personalised trip design and delivery
  • 24 hour in-country support from the Wilderness Team
Exclusions Read More
  • Flights
  • Travel insurance
  • Meals
  • Activities and entrance fees not mentioned in the inclusions
  • Gratuities for guides
Terms & Conditions Read More

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