V3 – The Anderson’s New Year Adventure in London

Monday 1st January – Friday 5th January 2024

Duration: 5 Days / 4 Nights


Overview

With a captivating blend of historical charm and wintry ambience, you are sure to be amazed by this incredible City.  From museums, to iconic landmarks to spectacular shows, you will explore London’s rich cultural offerings while experiencing a side of the City that few get to see.

Highlights

  • Explore the hidden sites of London with an experienced guide
  • Enjoy a delectable Afternoon Tea at an iconic location
  • Delight in one of London's best West End Shows

Day by Day

Day 1 - Monday 1st January - Welcome to London

Pull into the imposing St Pancreas Train Station and disembark Eurostar after your Parisian adventure. Here you will be met by your private transfer driver who will  whisk to your luxurious London hotel. When you are ready, your city guide will take you out to start exploring the city.  As red buses and black cabs trundle around corners, wind your way through the heart of the city, learning about its turbulent history that stretches back over 2000 years. Watch the famous changing of the guards at Buckingham Palace with all the pomp and ceremony that is synonymous with the British Royal Family. Enjoy a delicious gastro lunch at a cosy, characterful pub, sitting back and watching the city hustle and bustle beyond the window. End your day in a private pod on the iconic London Eye, enjoying incredible views over this beautiful city as the festive lights twinkle around you.

Overnight: London
Meals Included: None

Day 2 - Tuesday 2nd January - Culinary tour & Thames Cruise

London is a Smörgåsbord of different cultures and cuisines with eclectic markets being the heart of some communities.  Let your senses take you on a journey through London with an acclaimed foodie writer who will tantalise your tastebuds with different tastes and textures.  From the foodie market at Borough Market to the ‘thieves market’ where no questions were asked of goods sold, discover the real London through the sights and smells of this incredibly vibrant area.

This afternoon, relax on a tranquil boat trip along London’s famous river, spotting the historic sites that line this iconic route.

Overnight: London
Meals Included: Breakfast and Lunch

Day 3 - Wednesday 3rd January - Museums and Art Galleries

Spend a fascinating day with a Private Expert Guide exploring the best of the classic London Museums. Start in the iconic British Museum and discover the layers of history in the halls and exhibitions. Then soak in the wonders of nature in the Natural History Museum, marvelling at the unique exhibits of the earth, water and skies. Depending on your interests, you may wish to take a quick diversion to another quirky London Museum today too.

Overnight: London
Meals Included: Breakfast

Day 4 - Thursday 4th January - Ice Skating, Afternoon Tea and a West End Show

for your last day in London, spend the day enjoying the last parts of the Christmas holidays in the capital city.  Glide across the glistening ice feeling the wind in your hair, with the sound of laughter and rosy cheeks this truly is a festive and fun experience for the whole family.  This afternoon head to a hidden gem for an enchanting Harry Potter-themed afternoon tea and be transported into the wizarding world as you feast on chocolate frogs, scrumptious treats and savoury bites.

End your time in London by entering the world of spellbinding performances and magical special effects in the West End – the perfect way to end your time in London.

Overnight: London
Meals Included: Breakfast and Lunch

Day 5 - Friday 5th January - Depart - Farewell London

Your private driver will transfer you to the airport in time for your onward travel.  On arrival at the airport you will be met by the VIP team and whisked through the airport to your lounge where you can sit back and relive the cherished memories of an incredible family adventure

Meals Included: Breakfast

Trip Details

Inclusions Read More
  • All accommodation from Day 1 to Day 5
  • Most meals as indicated above
  • Services of an experienced and knowledgeable qualified host from Day 1 to Day 5
  • Driver available each day throughout the trip
  • Private transfers on arrival and departure
  • VIP meet and greet on arrival and departure
  • All activities mentioned in the itinerary specifically:
    – Private highlights tour of London with an expert guide
    – Culinary Tour of the best foodie spots in London
    – Day touring the London Museums
    – Morning of Ice Skating
    – Harry Potter themed afternoon tea
    – Tickets to a West End Show (subject to availability and must be chosen before arriving)
  • Personalised trip design and delivery
  • Snacks throughout the trip
  • 24 hour 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