This independent program allows the flexibility to explore on your own. Affordable optional sightseeing excursions are available to enhance your holiday. We offer a selection of hotels to accommodate a variety of tastes and budgets. Please note that this program is not escorted and therefore you will not have the services of a tour manager to assist with hotel check-in formalities and luggage handling. This program’s unconstrained nature excludes group advantages associated with escorted tours. Hotel locations, services and amenities differ according to the Plan. Read the descriptions in full and locate the hotels on our provided map to ensure the Hotel/Plan you select meets your desired criteria. A variety of airfare options are available for this program, including some low-cost fares which may exclude complimentary checked luggage and advance seat assignments. Please read each offering to ensure you choose the option that best fits your wishes. This is an Independent program.
The tour begins with a panoramic drive around Parliament Square to see the magnificent Westminster Abbey, where Prince William and Kate Middleton were married. See the Royal Albert Hall and Albert Memorial, Whitehall, Downing Street, the Houses of Parliament, the London Eye, and Big Ben. Continue to St James’ Park and Buckingham Palace to see the colorful ceremony of Changing of the Guard*, when held.
*The Changing of the Guard is subject to occurrence. If it is not taking place, the tour will visit the Horse Guards Parade.
Departs from Victoria Coach Station and drop-off at city center. Approximate tour duration is 3.5 hours.
Enjoy a full day tour of Windsor, Stonehenge and Bath. Depart London for Windsor Castle and enjoy a tour. Windsor has been occupied by successive monarchs for over 900 years. William the Conqueror through the current Queen have all lived at Windsor. Visit St. George’s Chapel and the State Apartments*. Next, arrive at Stonehenge, the mystical stone circle on the vast Salisbury plain. Considered the world’s best-known megalithic monument of the Neolithic and Bronze Ages, the site was originally thought to be a place of early Druid worship. Its origins date back nearly 5,000 years, and even today it remains a remarkable and mysterious feat of ancient engineering and design. Your final stop is Bath, another World Heritage Site. Bath is a beautiful Georgian city with delightful crescents, terraces and architecture. Enjoy, panoramic tour of some the finest architectural sights in Europe, including Bath Abbey, the Royal Crescent, the Circus, Assembly Rooms and the famous Pulteney Bridge. Explore the Roman Baths, built around thermal springs, which have been supplying water for over 2,000 years. In Roman times a great Temple was built next to the sacred spring – the waters were believed to have healing properties and attracted visitors from across the Roman Empire.
Drop-off at city center. Approximate tour duration is 11 hours.
*If State Apartments are closed, we will visit Mary’s Dolls house instead.
This superior tourist class hotel is located at the edge of Hyde Park close to Kensington Gardens.
|2022 Dates & PricesSingle Supplement: $450|
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