6 Day London with Highclere Castle (Downton Abbey)

4 nights in London
Round trip airfare from NYC, 4 nights accommodation, all transfers, most meals and sightseeing
Price Includes
  • Round trip flights New York-London, London-New York
    Other departure cities available. Click on date of departure for selection and prices
  • Airline taxes & fuel surcharges
  • 4 nights first class accommodations in London
  • All transfers included only with airfare purchase on package arrival & departure dates†♦
  • 5 meals: 4 breakfasts, 1 dinner
  • Sightseeing per itinerary in modern air-conditioned motor coach
  • Services of English-speaking tour manager throughout

Special Features

  • During the London City Tour, view Piccadilly & Trafalgar Square, Westminster Abbey and Big Ben
  • Enjoy a tour of Highclere Castle (Downton Abbey)
  • Oxford city tour, view the Sheldonian Theatre and Christ Church College

†Transfers are available for purchase for land only or on alternative flight dates

♦ London Gatwick Airport transfers available at an additional cost

Day By Day Itinerary

DAY 1, Saturday - Depart for England
Depart for England

DAY 2, Sunday - Arrive in London
Arrive in cosmopolitan London and transfer to your hotel. Most flights arrive in the early morning and your room may not be ready for you. In this case, leave your luggage with the concierge and your Tour Manager will provide suggestions for you to begin to explore the city on your own. Tonight, there will be an orientation meeting at approximately 6 pm with your Tour Manager on the upcoming journey that awaits you in England, We recommend that you select flights which arrive in your destination no later than 4 pm or earlier, if possible
Overnight: London

DAY 3, Monday - London City Tour
Today, discover the history, pageantry and sights of the city with a half day tour of London's West End. Begin with a drive through fashionable Kensington with its elegant squares and parks. Pass Harrods department store and proceed to view Piccadilly and Trafalgar Square, Westminster Abbey, the Houses of Parliament and Big Ben. Continue to view Buckingham Palace, the London residence of Her Majesty the Queen. Your tour ends in the heart of the city. Afternoon is at leisure to explore on your own. Perhaps join the in-depth optional tour of St. Paul's Cathedral and the Tower of London
Optional: Tower of London & St. Paul's Cathedral (PM)
Overnight: London
Meals: Breakfast

DAY 4, Tuesday - Full Day Highclere Castle & Oxford Tour
This morning, you head to Highclere Castle where you will have access to the beautiful interior, made famous by the television show Downton Abbey. You will have free time to explore the castle on your own. While inside the Castle you will have the opportunity to see the rooms used during filming. Guides will be available in each room to talk about the history of the Castle and perhaps reveal some behind-the-scenes stories. Included in your visit is the Egyptian Exhibition which covers the discovery of the tomb of Tutankhamun by the 5th Earl of Carnarvon and Howard Carter in 1922. The cellars have replicas of the tomb as well as some other antiquities. After your visit to the Castle, you are free to explore the magnificent gardens and maybe stop for tea in one of the tearooms. Depart Highclere Castle to begin the drive to Oxford through the English countryside. Arrive in Oxford where your guide will take you on tour through this famous university city pointing out sites such as the Sheldonian Theatre that was designed by Sir Christopher Wren, the Bodleian Library, and Christ Church College. After your walking tour, your guide will give you free time to explore. Drop off at the hotel in the early evening
Overnight: London
Meals: Breakfast

DAY 5, Wednesday - Full Day in London
Enjoy the day at leisure to explore London, the capital of the United Kingdom and one of the world's premier financial, commercial, and cultural cities. Or, choose to join the optional full day tour to Stonehenge and Bath. Visit Stonehenge, the most famous prehistoric monument in the world and enjoy a tour of Bath. A beautiful Georgian city with delightful crescents, terraces and architecture. Tonight, gather together for a Farewell Dinner with your Tour Manager and fellow travelers
Optional: Full Day Stonehenge & Bath (AM)
Overnight: London
Meals: Breakfast, Dinner

DAY 6, Thursday - Depart England
Transfer to the airport for your departure flight
Meals: Breakfast

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Notes :
  • Land only price does not include arrival/departure transfers
  • London Gatwick Airport transfers available at an additional cost.
  • Passengers traveling abroad require a passport valid for six months beyond their travel dates.
  • All travelers are responsible to check if a visa is required for all countries on their itinerary.
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Not Included
  • Optional tours and gratuities
  • Land only price does not include arrival/departure transfers

All prices are per person, based on double occupancy, and subject to availability at the time of booking. The from price reflects the lowest available price at time of publication, which is valid for a specific start date or dates and also based on availability at the time of booking.