Cross London Off Your Bucket List

Spend your break taking in the rich history and cultural diversity of England's epicenter.

OVERVIEW

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When:

7 days, 6 nights
March 5 - March 12
March 12 - March 19
March 19 - March 26
May 30 - June 5

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Where:

London, England

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Cost:

$2,399

WHAT TO EXPECT

  • Three- and four-star hotel accommodations with just a single roommate—the opposite of uncomfortable hostel stays.

  • Insider access to some of our local guides’ favorite spots in the city. Beyond simply recommending good places to go or eat, your private guide takes you there.

  • Premier cultural excursions, like an exhilarating climb over the O2 arena and show in the West End Theatre District.

JOIN IN TWO MILLENIA OF HISTORY

London is a city brimming with character. From its famous museums and landmarks to the hidden treasures that make up its dynamic identity, London boasts an endless stream of activities to explore. It takes decades to learn the ins and outs of this prolific city—which is why we’ve turned to local experts to transform your break into an immersive, out-of-the-box experience you won’t find anywhere else.

DAY 1 HIGHLIGHT

London calling

Welcome to The Smoke. Our local team will escort you from the airport to your hotel in London’s ever-chic Soho district, packed with quirky boutiques, great restaurants, sophisticated bars, and nightclubs of every persuasion. You’ll meet your fellow travelers early in the evening for a Welcome Dinner, then explore locally for the rest of the night.

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DAY 2 HIGHLIGHT

God Save the Queen

You’ll collect postcard after postcard from a day spent visiting Trafalgar Square, Piccadilly Circus, Covent Garden, Westminster Abbey, Big Ben, and Buckingham Palace (just in time for the Changing of the Guard!). Local guides will spill the tea on secret photo ops and stories you won’t hear anywhere else.

DAY 3 HIGHLIGHT

Paint the town

London has no shortage of vibrant neighborhoods. You’ll visit the hip warehouse district of Hackney Wick, listen to some live music in Brixton, and discover the thriving art scene of Peckham. There’ll also be some notable movie spots along the way, like Harry Potter’s famous 9¾ Platform in Camden. Tonight, history and fun meet as “Charles Dickens” leads you to some of his favorite watering holes.

riverside walk with old docks and a gate holding spectators back from the water

DAY 4 HIGHLIGHT

The English countryside

Take in England's scenic landscapes on a private bus tour through the countryside. This trip wouldn’t be complete without stops at Windsor Castle, the town of Bath, and the remnants of Stonehenge. You’ll hear all about the history of the mysterious stones and grab a few ‘gram-worthy shots before heading back into London for a relaxed night.

DAY 5 HIGHLIGHT

A Tale of Two Views

You’ll begin the day on the water with a river cruise under the London and Tower Bridges. Then—talk about a change in perspective—make an exhilarating outdoor climb over the world-famous O2 Arena. After cooling down with some afternoon tea, you’ll wrap up the day with dinner and a show in the legendary West End Theatre District.

boats on the london river with glass office buildings in the background

DAY 6 & 7 HIGHLIGHT

Dinner and a show

Whether it’s punting on the Thames, shopping at Harrods, or grabbing a bargain at the markets, today is your day to do whatever you’d like. Just remember to “Mind the gap!” The group will enjoy some traditional British fare at a farewell feast, then link up with some local university students to take you to their favorite spots for one last night of celebration.

Piggy Bank

More friends = More fun

Book as a group and everyone gets $250 off their trip

What's Included

  • Transportation to and from London Heathrow Airport, as well as all planned events and venues during the trip

  • Admission to all scheduled events and tours, like:

  • Guided city landmarks tour, including Trafalgar Square, Piccadilly Circus, Covent Garden, Westminster Abbey, and Big Ben

  • Changing of the Guard at Buckingham Palace

  • Dinner and a show in the West End Theatre District

  • Guided “Famous Literature” pub crawl

  • O2 Arena rooftop climb

  • Thames River cruise

  • Guided neighborhoods of London tour

  • London University social event

  • The majority of your meals, as well as any gratuities for covered meals

What's Not

  • Airfare and transportation to and from London

  • Select meals

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