London: The Urban Capital
5 days / 4 nights
LondonUpon arrival in London, you will be transferred to your hotel to freshen up. Later this afternoon, experience the buzz of Borough Market.
Dating back to the 11th century, this is the oldest market in London with stalls of incredible selection of locally sourced produce as well as from across the world. Sample some of these delicacies for lunch. Then we ascend to the top of the highest viewing platform in Western Europe, the Shard to admire the amazing 360 degree views of this vibrant metropolis. Unwind and continue enjoying stunning views of the skyline on a dinner cruise along the river Thames. Overnight at hotel.
LondonEnjoy a half day city tour of London's bustling urban centre after breakfast. The tour begins with a drive around Parliament Square to see the magnificent Westminster Abbey, Big Ben, Trafalgar Square, Buckingham Palace and witness the changing of the guards.
Afternoon at leisure to explore the exclusive streets of Knightsbridge and Sloane Street, a visit to Harrods is a must and in the evening saunter the area of Shaftesbury Avenue the heart of London´s theatre land after which you can experience the bustle of China Town. Overnight at hotel.
LondonDiscover the majestic Hampton Court Palace after your breakfast this morning. Explore Henry VIII´s State apartments, Tudor kitchens, the Haunted Gallery and stroll through the glorious gardens into the maze. Back in London, you can take a sightseeing tour of London by helicopter - a trip that takes in all the sights without traffic or queues and offers a really different view of the capital. Overnight at hotel.
LondonThis morning after a sumptuous breakfast at your hotel, see the most notorious prison and fabulous regalia, the Crown Jewels of the British monarchy. Enjoy the panoramic views of the Tower Bridge. Head to Shakespeare's Globe, to get a fascinating insight into Shakespearean London and todays working theatre. Visit St. Pauls Cathedral to enjoy it´s awe-inspiring interior.
You can try out the acoustic wonders of the Whispering Gallery and continue the climb to the Golden Gallery to enjoy breath-taking panoramic views across London. Then ride Emirates cable car, across the Thames. Enjoy great views of London as you travel between Greenwich Peninsula and the Royal Docks. Explore the world heritage site of Greenwich and see the Royal Observatory. Overnight at hotel.