Departure by ferry to Dover. En route visit the beautiful town of Canterbury and its majestic cathedral. Continue to Greenwich where you have the opportunity to visit the Royal Observatory. Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) once was the time measured at the observatory in Greenwich, before Coordinated Universal Time (UTC) took over. Although there is no active astronomic observatory in Greenwich anymore, it remains a centre of modern astronomy.
Visit the Cutty Sark. The ship is an English tea and wool clipper. Cutty Sark was finished in 1869 and was one of the fastest sailing ships of her day. She was the last clipper built for the sea trade. In 1954, she has been brought to a special dry-dock in Greenwich, London, as a museum ship. There, following a fire which destroyed the ship almost completely in May 2007, it was restored and reopened in 2012. Meet with your host families, dinner and overnight with your host families.
After breakfast, your local guide will take you for a half day city tour including the famous Buckingham Palace and the Changing of the Guards, Houses of Parliament, Westminster Abbey, Tower of London, Piccadilly Circus and much more. In the afternoon, visit Madame Tussauds Wax Museum followed by free time for shopping in Oxford Street. Early afternoon, experience a ride on one of Londonâ€™s most popular attractions, the London Eye. Evening return back to your host families in Greenwich .
After breakfast meet your guide for a half day tour of Windsor Castle where you will have the opportunity to visit the royal palace and the exhibition Royal Empire, then why not spend some time to visit the elite public school for boys, Eaton? After lunch, head back to London and spend the afternoon visiting the Shakespeareâ€™s Globe exhibition and theatre tour. Evening return back to your host families for overnight.
After breakfast, you have a full day to explore the multitude of museums in London and what better way of doing this then by using the London public transport, both busses and the underground. You will be provided with a day travel card to explore the rich culture at any of these museums; the Victoria & Albert Museum, Natural History & Science Museum, British Museum or the Tate Gallery. Meet your coach and head to Dover and take your ferry/ Eurotunnel to Calais and head home.
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