London & Paris
This is a guided trip to discover London and Paris.
Like most of my tours, this trip is for a small group, only 10 persons (+MYSELF!) and the
prices are LAND ONLY!
We’ll leave on ________ direct to London where we’ll spend 4 days. You’ll have time to visit this beautiful city with all her monuments, visit Stonehenge, the Windsor Castle, the city of Bath and you’ll have time to shop at Harrod’s too.
After 4 days in London, we’ll move to Paris with the Eurostar, the super fast train that goes under the ocean and connect London to Paris in 2h and 40 minutes.
We’ll stay in Paris 3 days and we’ll go to visit the amazing Versailles, the Royal residence that was built in 1634 with a beautiful park.
At your choice, you’ll visit The Louvre, the Eiffel Tour, you can do a cruise on the Seine, have a dinner at the Lido or at the Moulin Rouge. Everything is possible!!
- Day 1: Depart from U.S.
- Day 2: Welcome to London
- Day 3: Exploring London
- Day 4: Stonehenge, Windsor Castle and Bath
- Day 5: Last day in London. Shopping
- Day 6: Train to Paris. Welcome to Paris
- Day 7: Exploring Versailles and Paris
- Day 8: Last day in Paris
- Day 9: Au Revoir Paris
$5,300/per couple, double occupancy
$4,400 single occupancy
Contact me for more info, and to sign up for this adventure: email@example.com 1-661-406-0135, (9am to 4pm, Western Time)
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London & Paris Day 1: Depart from U.S.
The airfare is not included in the package but I can find the perfect solution for you at the best price.
London & Paris Day 2: Welcome to London
Welcome to London.
Your Hotel for the next 4 days will be the Best Western Mornington Hotel London Hyde Park, a 4 stars hotel located in the heart of Greater London, close to Lancaster Gate subway and buses, the accommodation has been elegantly re-designed and is fully equipped! The bedrooms are, of course, comfortable…and complemented by intimate Library Bar which serves drinks and light snacks. The Hotel has a breakfast restaurant.
We should arrive in London in the afternoon. The Hotel is in the city center, very close to Hide Park, Kensington Garden and Kensington Palace. We’ll be able to visit something before dinner time. The Hotel is also close to Lancaster Gate subway station, the red line that cross all city and connects with Notting Hill (2 stops from the Hotel), Bond Street (where to do shopping, 2 stops from the hotel), St. Paul Cathedral (8 Stops from the hotel) and more and more.
Meals included: Breakfast
London & Paris Day 3: Exploring London
To explore London, we’ll use the Hop-on and Hop off bus tour (included in THE LONDON PASS) that will take us around the city in a specific route. We’ll use the BIG BUS LONDON and we’ll take the RED TOUR. We’ll start from the Marble Arch (the closer stop to our hotel). The Red Route bus tours feature live, English-speaking guides on all buses – experts in sharing facts and stories about London’s fascinating history, culture and architecture. The Red Route showcases the best of London, from exclusive Belgravia in the west, to Tower Bridge in the east. You’re welcome to hop on and hop off the bus at over 20 different stops, each conveniently located close to landmarks like Big Ben, Buckingham Palace, the Tower of London, Trafalgar Square, and more. Check the BIG BUS map here….
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London & Paris Day 4: Stonehenge, Windsor Castle and Bath
The day 4 is for the tour of Stonehenge, Windsor Castle and the historic town of Bath. Start at Windsor Castle, home to the British royal family, for a tour of the State Apartments and St George’s Chapel, and then continue west of London to Salisbury, home of the mysterious Stonehenge rock formations. Finally, arrive in Bath, known for its elegant Georgian architecture and Roman baths. We’ll spend all day visit these three beautiful places on a luxury bus with Free Wi-Fi. The tour include:
Guided day trip from London to Windsor Castle, Stonehenge and Bath
Explore St George’s Chapel and the State Apartments at Windsor Castle
Tour the mysterious site of Stonehenge with an exclusive interactive map & VOX audio guide
Take a panoramic tour of Georgian Bath with a guide
Visit the Roman Baths with free audio guide, a well-preserved public bathing pool offering an insight into life during the Roman era
London & Paris Day 5: Last day in London. Shopping
Enjoy your last day in this beautiful city. You’ll have all day free to dedicated to what you want to do or what you want to see… Go shopping to Harrods, visit the particular Camden Town or Notting Hill.Do wherever you want, I’ll be available for advises or to come with you!
London & Paris Day 6: Train to Paris. Welcome to Paris
Eurostar Train to Paris
At 9:24 am we’ll have the train to Paris.
The Eurostar travels through the Channel Tunnel at a speed of 100 miles per hour (160kph) although when the train is outside the tunnel it reaches speed of 186 miles per hour (300 kph).
With this high speed we’ll be in Paris in 2 hours and 40 minutes.
We’ll arrive in Paris in the first afternoon. The hotel is pretty close to the train station, only 10 minutes walking distance. After the check-in at the hotel, we’ll be able to walking in the city center and start enjoy this beautiful city. We’ll walk to Galeries Lafayette and the Opera, they are both in the same street of the hotel.
HOTEL VILLA LAFAYETTE
This modern and elegant hotel is excellently situated in the heart of Paris, just a few steps from Folies Bergère. Famous attractions of the city such as Opéra Garnier, Moulin Rouge, the Montmartre district, the Basilica of Sacré Coeur, Place du Tertre or Galeries Lafayette are within walking distance. Eiffel Tower, Notre Dame Cathedral or the Louvre Museum are within easy reach.
London & Paris Day 7: Exploring Versailles and Paris
Versailles Guided Tour
We’ll leave the hotel in the morning to go to visit Versailles with a specific guided tour that will take us to Versailles on a private air conditioned coach. We’ll take all the hassle out of the journey so you arrive in Versailles relaxed and ready to explore. You’ll meet your expert, English-speaking guide in Versailles where they’ll begin a tour of the Gardens and Palace of Versailles. With a maximum of 25 people per group, your tour of Versailles will be intimate, unhurried and enjoyable.
We Skip the Line via pre-booked entrance to Versailles and your guide will lead you from one marvelous room to the next, pointing out where Louis XIV tormented his friends and family with long, boring ceremonies and where it was that Marie Antoinette ate her cake. Marvel at the sheer size of the Palace of Versailles, one of the largest and most beautiful castles in the world with a whopping 700 rooms. Peruse its incredible array of fine art and the intricate design of its 1250 fireplaces as you work your way through the highlights of the castle including the King and Queen’s apartments, the Chapel, the Coronation Room, the Hall of Mirrors and the Salon of Abundance – how many residences can boast one of those? This list of rooms your guide will show you goes on and on, each one an entirely different and unique experience from the Peace Room to the Queen’s bedchamber.
And just when you think that you have seen all that the Palace of Versailles has to offer, you’ll burst into the sunlight and encounter its dazzling manicured gardens, over 1,800 acres in size. On Thursdays we’ll give you a tour of the gardens and give you some free time to wander , also the Musical Gardens are included in the price, be enchanted by the simple beauty of classical music played in beautiful surroundings during the Musical Gardens event. Enjoy some free time to futher enjoy the gardens at your lesiure, then jump aboard your return coach to Paris. You’ll have time to reflect on a day of pure indulgence and to slowly drag yourself back through the centuries, to modern-day Paris.
The tour will be done around 12:30 pm and we’ll be back in Paris in time for the Louvre tour (if you’ve requested it)
London & Paris Day 8: Last day in Paris
This is the last day in Paris.
For this day you’ll have the ticket for the Paris Bus Hop-On/Hop-Off.
We’ll take the Big Bus (red line) to visit what we still have to see. Please feel free to take the bus by yourself if you want and stop where you want.
This bus is the better and easy way to see the city with all the monuments and the museum.
If you bought the City Pass, your visit will be easier.
London & Paris Day 9: Time to go back at home
*Hotels subject to change in case are not available. Every changes will be with the same category.
- 4 nights hotel room at the 4 stars Best Western Mornington Hotel
- Daily buffet breakfast at the Hotel
- Transportation by private minibus from London Airport to Hotel
- 1 multi-course dinner
- 1 day London Pass
- Stonehenge/Windsor Castle/City of Bath tour
- Eurostar Train Ticket from London to Paris
- 3 nights hotel room at the 4 stars Hotel Villa Lafayette
- 1 multi-course dinner
- Vesailles Guided Tour
- Daily buffet breakfast at the Hotel
- 1 day Paris Pass
- Transportation from the Hotel to the airport
What’s Not Included
- Meals not specified in Itinerary
- Gratuities for private transfer drivers and hotel staff
- Optional travel insurance
- Everything not mentioned under “What’s Included”
Tours Available (non included in the package)
Guided tour of the Louvre Museum
1.5 Hour Louvre Museum Must-See Private Guided Tour
$112.60 (per person)
Maximize your time at the Louvre with skip-the-line entrance and a private 1.5-hour guided tour. Take all the hassle out of exploring the world’s largest museum, as your guide whisks you to star attractions like the ‘Mona Lisa’, ‘Raft of the Medusa’ and ‘Venus de Milo’, and points out lesser-known gems among the vast exhibitions. Best of all: your private tour can be tailored to your preferences and you can stay at the museum as long as you like after the tour ends.
Individual Ticket for The Louvre Museum
$20 (per person) (included in the PARIS PASS)
Admission tickets and time slot reservations for permanent collections.
Admission to the Leonardo da Vinci exhibition not included.
Admission tickets 2nd floor with elevator $ 19 (per person)
Admission tickets The Top with elevator $ 30 (per person)
Vedettes de Paris Seine River Cruise
$ 20 (per person) (included in the PARIS PASS)
If you already bought the City Pass, you have the river cruise in the ticket.
If you didn’t buy the City pass, this is a really charming tour, a cruise on the Seine.
Seine Dinner Cruise and City Lights
Etoile $ 110 (per person)
Privilege $ 187 (per person)
Premiere $ 227 (per person)
Small intimate tables set beside panoramic windows, the lights of Paris reflected in the rippling water of the river Seine, the wonderfully romantic and ornate bridges lit up against the night sky, the rhythm of the live music and the flevour of French cuisine, these form the ingredients of a wonderful evening.
Draw close to the magic of Paris’ river sights as you glide next to the monuments seen through the glass canopy of the boats. With two and a half hours of fine dining, great sightseeing along the river accompanied by delightful live entertainment, you will be captivated by the experience of this dinner cruise and will want to return for more the next night!
From the vantage point of the river, you will see the sights you’ve visited during the day take on a different character. Dine in style aboard the river-boat as you glide towards the impressive Notre-Dame Cathedral to marvel at Cité Island and Saint-Louis island, naturally formed islands situated in the river, then westwards to the Eiffel Tower passing in front of the Louvre Museum and underneath the most famous bridges of Paris all gloriously lit up.
Take to the water to see Paris in all her resplendent glory as you drift down the river Seine, drinking in the sights of the city whilst indulging in delicious French cuisine. This dinner cruise along the Seine River is sure to satisfy all palates.
Excellent position by a large window
A welcome glass of Champagne
Choice of starter, mains, cheese and dessert
The selection of fine wines
(Tables for 2-4 people)
Exceptional position at a round table to the front of the boat
A welcome glass of Champagne
Appetiser, choice of starter, mains, cheese and dessert
The selection of fine wines
Glass of Champagne served with dessert
(Round table for 2 to 10 people)
Table at centre of boat
Welcome glass of Kir au Blanc de Blancs selection of wines
Choice of starter, mains and dessert
(Tables for 2-10 people)
Lido Show with Champagne
Show and glass of Champagne $ 95 (per person)
Named after the Lido beach in Venice, the roots of this theatre lie in the swinging 1920’s of the Belle Epoque. Todays Lido theatre may have only moved a few doors down from its original location but its theatre, technology and performances have advanced exponentially as you’ll see when you come along for show.
Enjoy an amazing evening and discover Bonheur, the Parisian international show that is a celebration of women, Paris, India and the Cinema. It is a show of technological and visual expertise, with more than 70 artists, 23 sets, 90 spotlights, 600 sumptuous costumes, a skating rink, a five metre tall Indian temple, wonderful animations and special effects that will leave you open-mouthed, in an hour and half’s journey through an enchanted, dazzling, magical world.
Emanuele Leoni Dickinson
Independent Travel Agent
in collaboration with
American Travel Bureau, Lancaster CA (USA)