Delights of London and Paris - 2015

5 out of 5 stars

10 days

from $3425 pp

Trip available from May 2015 to Oct 2015.
"We were treated to a fabulous vacation"
Kevin , Jul 2014

From Big Ben to the Eiffel Tower, with Shakespeare's Stratford-upon-Avon and Stonehenge in between – this trip give you the delights of London and the south of England, along with the top sights in Paris.

It's Insider moments like… having an insider lift the lid on some of the world's most recognised attractions, like the Houses of Parliament and Buckingham Palace in London and the Champs-Élysées and Arc de Triomphe in Paris.

Trip type:
Discoveries
Trip code:
DELP

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Trip Itinerary

  • 1.

    DEPART HOME

    Overnight flight to London.

  • 2.

    ARRIVE LONDON (5 NIGHTS)

    After checking in at your hotel, why not start to explore this magical city. Whether you stroll through one of the Royal Parks, shop in the vibrant West End or visit one of the world famous historical attractions, London has plenty to keep you entertained. Later, meet with your Travel Director and fellow travellers for a Welcome Reception.

    Meal(s)

    Welcome Reception

    Hotel

    Cumberland

  • 3.

    LONDON SIGHTSEEING AND EXCURSION TO WINDSOR

    See Big Ben, the Houses of Parliament, Westminster Abbey and Buckingham Palace on your half day introductory sightseeing tour with a Local Specialist. This afternoon visit the town of Windsor with its vast Royal Castle. Explore the town, visit inside the castle or walk alongside the Thames - the choice is yours.

    Meal(s)

    Full Breakfast

  • 4.

    EXCURSION TO OXFORD AND STRATFORD-UPON-AVON

    Today enjoy a full day excursion from London to two iconic destinations – Oxford and Stratford-upon-Avon. Oxford is famed for its University – the oldest in England and the oldest in the English speaking world. Enjoy free time to explore after an orientation provided by your Travel Director. You will also visit one of the colleges (subject to opening). Later travel to Stratford and visit Shakespeare's birthplace and Visitor Centre. Stop to see Anne Hathaway's gorgeous thatched cottage before returning to London. This evening, consider joining your Travel Director for dinner at a lively restaurant or perhaps take in a West End show.

    Meal(s)

    Full Breakfast

  • 5.

    LONDON FREE DAY

    A completely free day for you to explore the city - the options are endless and your Travel Director will be available to suggest a number of activities or help with organising any optional experience. Visit the dinosaurs at the Natural History Museum, have lunch in Covent Garden or explore Camden Markets. Shop in Bond Street and Knightsbridge, enjoy a top stage production or take a further trip outside of the city – the choice is yours!

    Meal(s)

    Full Breakfast

  • 6.

    EXCURSION TO BATH AND STONEHENGE

    This morning leave London and travel to Bath. Visit the Roman baths from which the city derives its name and enjoy an orientation of this World Heritage Site with its beautiful Georgian architecture. After free time for lunch, travel through scenic countryside and stop at Stonehenge to visit the historic stone monoliths where pagans once worshipped. Later return to London.

    Meal(s)

    Full Breakfast

  • 7.

    LONDON – PARIS (3 NIGHTS)

    This morning, travel through the Kent countryside before boarding your ferry in Dover. See the impressive White Cliffs of Dover on your channel ferry crossing to France. Pass the battlefields of Northern France before arriving in magical Paris. This evening enjoy a Regional Meal in the City of Light.

    Meal(s)

    Full Breakfast,Regional Meal

    Hotel

    Pullman Montparnasse

  • 8.

    PARIS SIGHTSEEING & VERSAILLES EXCURSION

    Your Local Specialist takes you on a sightseeing tour of Paris this morning. View the Champs Élysées, Arc de Triomphe and Place de la Concorde. Ascend to the second level of the Eiffel Tower and see the city in all its glory. This afternoon enjoy an included visit to the Palace of Versailles. Tonight you might like to round off your day by attending a performance at a spectacular Parisian cabaret.

    Meal(s)

    Buffet Breakfast

  • 9.

    PARIS FREE DAY

    Today you are free to do as you please. There is time to sample delicious French breads or cakes in a pâtisserie, to shop in the chic French boutiques or to enjoy a visit to one of the many museums this city has to offer  – the choice is yours. This evening, join your companions and Travel Director for a Farewell Dinner in the city.

    Meal(s)

    Buffet Breakfast,Farewell Dinner

  • 10.

    PARIS – RETURN HOME

    After breakfast, bid your newfound friends ‘au revoir' as your memorable trip comes to an end. Transfers to Charles De Gaulle airport are available. Conditions apply.

    Meal(s)

    Buffet Breakfast

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What's Always Included

Sightseeing Highlights

  • City tour in London and Paris
  • Orientations of Windsor, Oxford, Stratford-upon-Avon and Bath
  • See Big Ben, Houses of Parliament, Buckingham Palace and the White Cliffs of Dover.
  • View Anne Hathaway's cottage, the Champs Élysées and Arc de Triomphe
  • Visit one of the famous Oxford Colleges, the Roman Baths in Bath, Stonehenge, Shakespeare's birthplace in Stratford-upon-Avon, the Eiffel Tower and the Palace of Versailles in Paris

Dining

  • 8 breakfasts (including 5 full and 3 hot buffets).
    3 dinners (including Welcome Reception, Regional Meal and Farewell Dinner).

Travel Highlights

  • Ferry from Dover to Calais.
  • Audio Headsets for flexible sightseeing
  • Luxury air-conditioned coach with WiFi in most countries or alternative transportation (such as rail journeys)
  • Hand-picked 4 or 5 star accommodation
  • Hand-picked Insider Experiences
  • Optional Experiences and free time
  • All porterage and restaurant gratuities
  • London airport shuttle service available. Conditions apply.
  • Must-see sightseeing and surprise extras
  • An expert Travel Director and separate Driver
  • All hotel tips, charges and local taxes
  • The services of a Trafalgar Local Host if you stay at Trafalgar's recommended London hotel.
  • VIP entry to many sights

Airport Transfers

Specific transfer information can be found on the airport transfers page

Optional Experiences

Notes

Optional Experiences are subject to change. Your Travel Director will supply you with a final list of Optional Experiences available on your trip. Optional Experiences cannot be booked online; they can be purchased during your trip through your Travel Director.

Paris

  • Seine Cruise And Paris Illuminations

    Adult Price: €34.00 Paris at night is a city transformed. Enjoy this superb 'city of light' on a leisurely cruise along the River Seine. Afterwards, as we drive through this amazing city, we’ll stop at some vantage points for you to capture the fascinating sights on camera. In summer, this trip may take place before sunset.
  • Nouvelle Eve Cabaret And Dinner

    Adult Price: €133.00 Join us for dinner with wine included at one of the most prestigious cabaret shows in town, where you’ll watch an evening of exciting acts, stunning tableaux and wonderful entertainment – including the world famous Can-Can. A Parisian night you’ll never forget.
  • Le Grand Louvre

    Adult Price: €49.00 The Louvre, the biggest and best known museum in the world, was once the palace of kings. You’ll follow your Local Specialist through the sumptuous maze of galleries to see the main attractions including Leonardo da Vinci's masterpiece - the 'Mona Lisa' - and the State Apartments, decorated in the style of Emperor Napoleon III.
  • Notre Dame And Latin Quarter Exploration

    Adult Price: €30.00 Discover the history of Notre Dame. Built in 1163, this magnificent cathedral is the cornerstone of Gothic architecture in France. Afterwards you’ll explore the Latin Quarter with your Local Specialist and enjoy free time to have a bite to eat, or perhaps try Berthillon ice-cream - the best in France.
  • Moulin Rouge Cabaret And Dinner

    Adult Price: €157.00 Enjoy dinner and cabaret, including wine and champagne, at the world-famous Moulin Rouge – the original Paris cabaret. Immortalized by the award-winning film of the same name, this Parisian institution features 60 dancers and entertainers and over 1000 costumes!

London

  • Wonders of the Thames

    Adult Price: £61.00 Experience the heart of London through its main artery, the Thames. First, you’ll tour the incredible Tower of London. Built in 1066, this iconic castle is world-famous not only for housing the Crown Jewels, but also for its famous prisoners. Then, hop on an open-air boat for a cruise through the City to the London Eye. Seeing London from one of the tallest Ferris Wheels in the world provides a unique and breath-taking view of England's capital.
  • Billy Elliot and Dinner

    Adult Price: £63.00 With unforgettable music by Elton John, sensational dancing and a powerful story line, Billy Elliot will stay with you forever.
  • Wicked and Dinner

    Adult Price: £67.00 Wicked tells the musical tale of two unlikely friends in the land of Oz (pre-Dorothy) and their remarkable journey to becoming the Wicked Witch of the West and Glinda the Good.
  • Mamma Mia and Dinner

    Adult Price: £69.00 Mamma Mia uses ABBA’s greatest hits to tell the musical story of a young woman on a quest to find her real father before she gets married on a Greek island.
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