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London: The City Experience

7 days |  10 days with Edinburgh extension
7 days |  10 days with Edinburgh extension
Group size1538 travelers
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4.7 out of 5 stars

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Discover everything Great Britain’s most dynamic city has to offer.

London was once considered the capital of the world—and it shows. It has a history that stretches back 2,000 years, and a culture as rooted in the local pub as it is in world-class museums. Get acquainted with this city at your own pace, whether that means strolling through Kensington Gardens, entering Westminster Abbey, or seeing Big Ben up close.

Special departures of this itinerary

New Year’s Eve

Your tour package includes

  • 5 nights in a well-located hotel
  • 5 breakfasts
  • 2 dinners with beer or wine, including a signature farewell dinner experience and ride on the London Eye
  • Expert Tour Director
  • Sightseeing tour with a local guide
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Included highlights

  • Trafalgar Square
  • Big Ben
  • Buckingham Palace
  • Ride on the London Eye
  • Covent Garden
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Day-by-day itinerary

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Overnight Flight1 night
Day 1: Travel day

Board your overnight flight to London today.

London5 nights
Day 2: Arrival in London
Included meal: Welcome dinner

Welcome to England! Meet your Tour Director and fellow travelers at tonight’s welcome dinner.

Day 3: Sightseeing tour of London
Included meal: Breakfast

View the regal landmarks of England’s vibrant and cosmopolitan capital on a guided sightseeing tour.

  • Pass the grand Trafalgar Square and Baroque-style St. Paul’s Cathedral, perched atop Ludgate Hill.
  • See Westminster Abbey, the setting for royal coronations, weddings, and funerals.
  • View icons like Big Ben, the London Eye, Tower Bridge, and the Tower of London.
  • Stop by Buckingham Palace, where you may catch the Changing of the Guard.

Enjoy a free afternoon in London or add an excursion.

Windsor Castle

From $175 per person

Day 4: Free day in London
Included meal: Breakfast

Get to know London at your leisure or add an excursion.

Stonehenge & Salisbury

From $215 per person

Day 5: Free day in London
Included meal: Breakfast

Spend a free day exploring London or add an excursion.

Westminster Abbey & Afternoon Tea

From $219 per person

Day 6: A ride on the London Eye & farewell dinner
Included meals: Breakfast, Farewell dinner

Enjoy a free day in London or add an excursion.

This evening, take in spectacular views of the city’s skyline from the London Eye. Take a tour through the Covent Garden area of the West End before celebrating your trip with your group at a farewell dinner.

Tower of London

From $149 per person

Flight Home
Day 7: Departure
Included meal: Breakfast (excluding early morning departures)

Transfer to the airport for your flight home or extend your stay to visit Edinburgh, Scotland.

Extension to Edinburgh
Take a train to Edinburgh and continue your tour to explore this historic, hilly city. You'll discover the charms waiting at the end of every close during a guided tour. Spend your extra time in Edinburgh however you'd like, and lean on your Tour Director to point you toward the most exciting sites.
Edinburgh3 nights
Day 7: Train to Edinburgh
Included meal: Breakfast

Board a high-speed train and travel to Edinburgh, Scotland.

Please note: Porterage is not included for the train transfers. Travelers must be comfortable lifting and carrying all luggage over steps, onto platforms, and into luggage storage

Day 8: Sightseeing tour of Edinburgh
Included meal: Breakfast

Get to know Edinburgh in all its medieval beauty on a tour led by a local expert.

  • View the elegant Georgian New Town and the Royal Mile, two UNESCO World Heritage sites.
  • Pass the King George statue, Bute House, and Sir Walter Scott monument.
  • Enter Edinburgh Castle to view the Scottish crown jewels and Stone of Scone.

Spend a free afternoon in Edinburgh or add an excursion.

Please note: The order of today's activities are subject to change.

Abbotsford House & Melrose Abbey

From $145 per person

Day 9: Free day in Edinburgh
Included meal: Breakfast

Spend a free day in Edinburgh or add an excursion.

This evening, enjoy a farewell drink as you celebrate your trip with your fellow group members.

Coastal Scotland & St Andrews Pub Lunch

From $199 per person

Flight Home
Day 10: Departure
Included meal: Breakfast (excluding early morning departures)

Transfer to the airport for your flight home.

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Reviews

4.7 out of 5 stars

Overall rating 4.7 out of 5

Based on 193 authentic traveler reviews
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    5 out of 5 stars

    Excellence across the pond
    3/16/24 by 2nd-time traveler Daryl

    During our trip to London and Scotland, I had an excellent time. I discovered so many different things about European history and I was able to enjoy different cuisines. The food choices by itself was well worth the trip. Not to mention the ability to do the tour with excellent individuals that shar...

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    5 out of 5 stars

    Amazing London Trip!
    3/16/24 by 1st-time traveler Asia

    My trip to London was beyond what I could expect. Besides the trip itself and the great sightseeing, I met some great people and our tour guide Kay was the cherry on top. 10 out of 10! Everything is made so easy for you and the feeling of being in a group made it more fun. I can’t wait to go on anot...

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    5 out of 5 stars

    I had a Ball!
    3/16/24 by 1st-time traveler Ziara

    I went on tour this past week, and I can truly say it was one for the books! My tour director Kay was as sweet as pie! She was attentive to myself, and everyone on tour, and I wish she could direct all my tours forever! The Blue Badge guides were very knowledgeable and funny. Loved my tours of Wind...

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    Hotels, flights & FAQ

    Here's the nitty-gritty—where you’ll stay, how you’ll get there, and what to know about your destination before you go.

    Hotels

    We handpick every hotel to strike the balance of comfort, location, and local charm. Specific accommodations will vary based on your departure date, but these are frequently used hotels for this tour and we're confident you'll be satisfied.
    Crowne Plaza London – King’s Cross
    Crowne Plaza London – King’s Cross

    This upscale hotel is located in London, steps away from the St Pancras railway station. Guests enjoy on-site restaurants, the leisure club, and a fit...

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    Holiday Inn Express - Edinburgh City Centre
    Holiday Inn Express - Edinburgh City Centre

    This modern hotel is located in the New Town of Edinburgh. Guests enjoy the lounge bar, the relaxing Great Room, and convenient location. Nearby, you’...

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    Flights

    Round-trip flights are one more thing we handle to make your journey as smooth as possible. Our team of travel experts will find the best flight itinerary for you at a competitive rate, thanks to our partnerships with top airlines.
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    • Options for arriving early, staying longer, or requesting an upgrade
    • Flexible rebooking options if your tour itinerary changes
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