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Arrive London, England
Welcome to London! Your personal chauffeur meets you inside the arrivals hall, assists with your luggage, and escorts you to your luxury hotel.
The remainder of the day is at leisure to relax or explore this classic city. London is one of the oldest cities in the world, with more than 2,000 years of history at your doorstep. Take a stroll through the Royal Parks and enjoy afternoon tea at the Orangery at Kensington Palace. This evening, enjoy a classic pub dinner within walking distance from your hotel. (D)
Today, enjoy a full day of ‘Classic London’ sightseeing tour lead by your private chauffeur-guide.
Begin with a viewing of the Crown Jewels at the Tower of London. Your guided tour allows you to explore the other displays at your own pace; including the impressive collection of amour collection in the White Tower. Lunch today is a traditional treat, a classic British dish - 'Fish and Chips.' After lunch, take the privately guided tour of your choice – Westminster Abbey or St Paul’s Cathedral.
Westminster Abbey, burial-place of Kings, Queens, poets, and statesmen. Once a Benedictine monastery, you can see monastic architectural details such as the arcaded stone cloisters, Chapter House and Strong Room. The Abbey is one of London's most impressive buildings architecturally, with its breathtaking vaulted chapels and monuments.
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St Paul’s Cathedral was hewn from gleaming white Portland stone almost 300 years ago. View the beautiful interior of the dome, one of the largest in the world. If you are feeling energetic, climb the 533 steps to the top of the dome for incredible views of London.
Your afternoon sightseeing continues – including the most famous sights and some of London's secrets. See the Changing of the Guard at Buckingham Palace (subject to army schedules), the iconic Big Ben, and St. Paul's Cathedral. Explore Trafalgar Square, Piccadilly Circus, and of course Harrods, as well as some hidden streets and squares not normally seen on standard tours. The evening is at your leisure to explore as you wish. (B,L)
This morning, tour of the British Museum with an expert archaeologist. Your guide is also a leading authority on mummies and human sacrifice. Discover the fascinating artifacts from the great civilizations of the world, including Assyrian and Greek sculptures, Egyptian wall paintings, mummification, and the Book of the Dead.
In the afternoon, take a walking tour through Covent Garden that leads you down some hidden alleyways to discover many of London’s theatres and some lesser known sites as well. Then, relish a private ‘behind the scenes’ tour of one London’s landmark theatres. (B)
When it is time for your departure, your professional chauffeur meet escort you from your hotel to the airport for your flight home or onwards to other destinations. He will also handle your luggage and any other required assistance. (B)
Corinthia Hotel London, London
Perfectly positioned just moments from Trafalgar Square, Westminster and Covent Garden, yet close to Mayfair and The Citys Square Mile, The Corinthia Hotel London provides state-of-the-art facilities in an eminent building dating back to 1885 and the Empire days of Queen Victoria. The Corinthia Hotel London offers enticingly-grand luxury in opulent surroundings, together with a simple desire to make every guest feel comfortable, valued, special. Individually-designed, the exquisite Corinthia hotels are where service and attention to detail will always be beyond five-star. That, in essence, is the core of Corinthia. A 2014 Travel+Leisure World's Best Hotel
The Savoy, London
A British icon since 1889 and recently undergoing restoration, The Savoy seamlessly blends elements of the original and the new while the stunning English Edwardian and Art Deco interiors sparkle with timeless elegance and glamour. The 268 guest rooms and suites are the last word in style, luxury and discreet technology with stunning views of London and the River Thames. Nine personality suites have been styled after some of The Savoy's most high profile guests while a newly created two-bedroom Royal Suite is truly a suite fit for a King. A 2015 Travel+Leisure World's Best Hotel