5 DAYS, 4 NIGHTS | Westminster Abbey, St. Paul's, Windsor Castle, Hampton Palace, Tower of London & Museums
Change of the Guard
London Private Tour
Change of the Guard
PRIVATE TOUR ITINERARY
Enjoy a tour of London with your very own private guide! This private tour of London is entirely customizable to accommodate your interests and can be longer or shorter, taken on its own or added to any other private tour of England, Scotland and Ireland offered by Wanderlust Private Tours. You may use this itinerary, or email us to add in specific sites you would like to visit. Whatever your desire, we can plan your London tour from start to finish.
Day 1) Arrive in London. Visit Kensington Palace
Arrive at London Heathrow Airport where you will be greeted by your driver. On your way to central London, visit Kensington Palace, a royal residence set in Kensington Gardens. The birthplace of Queen Victoria, Kensington Palace has been a residence of the British Royal Family since the 17th century and where members of the Royal Family live today. Next, arrive at your hotel in Mayfair for a four-night stay. Your hotel is close to Buckingham Palace, Hyde Park and St. James’s Park and nearby great local restaurants.
Day 2) London, Westminster Abbey & St. Paul’s Cathedral
Today, meet your local guide for a whole-day private guided tour of London, taking in great sights such as Trafalgar Square, Big Ben, Parliament Square and Piccadilly. You will visit Westminster Abbey, one of the United Kingdom’s most notable religious buildings where Kings and Queens have been crowned and buried since 1066. You will see the Change of the Guard at Buckingham Palace. This afternoon, you’ll visit St. Paul’s Cathedral. Destroyed by the Great Fire of London in 1666, the current building was designed by Sir Christopher Wren and completed in 1710. Its iconic dome is one of the largest cathedral domes in the world.
Day 3) Windsor Castle & Hampton Court
Today, depart for a whole-day private-guided tour of both Windsor Castle and Hampton Court. At Windsor Castle, explore the interiors of this famous palace, setting of some recent Royal weddings. This afternoon, visit Hampton Court where, through a private-guided tour, you’ll experience the public dramas and private lives of Henry VIII, his wives, and children in the world of the Tudor court. Discover the spectacular baroque palace built for William III and Mary II and explore Hampton Court Palace’s outdoor spaces and magnificent gardens.
Day 4) Thames River Cruise, Tower of London & British Museum
Today, depart with your local private guide to Westminster Pier where you’ll leave by ferry. You will pass the Millennium Bridge, London Eye and disembark at Tower Bridge. You’ll visit the Tower of London, a historic castle and fortress along the Thames River and home to the dazzling Crown Jewels, where you will enjoy a private-guided tour. This afternoon, your private guide will take you on a visit to the British Museum, pointing out the most fascinating objects from around the world. You’ll explore the wonderful treasures that have been unearthed in Britain such as the fabulous solid silver Roman Mildenhall Treasure, the strange and exotic artefacts from a Saxon ship burial at Sutton Hoo and the mysterious medieval 12th-century chessmen found on the Isle of Lewis.
Day 5) Depart London or extend your stay
Your visit to London can easily be extended with many great other things to do and see, or you can leave London today with a private car transfer for your onward journey. Our website offers plenty of suggestions for other ideas around England, Scotland, Wales or Ireland.
This private tour can be customized to your interests.
Not interested in Kensington Palace? No worries, we can exchange any visit on this tour with another visit that better suits your interests. Just tell us what you would like to visit and we will send you a custom itinerary.
Other London suggestions:
Greenwich — Cutty Sark, Royal Observatory, National Maritime Museum, Queen's House and Painted Hall
Museums & Galleries — National Gallery of Art, National Portrait Gallery,
Victoria & Albert Museum, Natural History Museum, Wallace Collection, Tate Britain, Tate Modern, John Soane Museum, Guildhall Museum and Art Gallery
Shakespeare & Borough Market
Harry Potter themed tour
Walking tours to any of the following: Shoreditch and Spitalfields, City of London, Soho, Notting Hill and Chelsea
West End shows
Luxury afternoon tea
Wimbledon Museum and Center Court tour
Wanderlust Highlights in London:
4 nights luxury accommodation
4 full English breakfasts
Professional driver-guide with transport in your own private luxury vehicle
Airport meet & greet
Professional Local Guide for all visits
Tower of London
St. Paul's Cathedral
Thames River Cruise
Each Day Customizable & Flexible
CHOOSE YOUR ACCOMMODATION:
Superior & Luxury Boutique
Through our 35 years of travel experience, we have hand-picked luxury boutique hotels which are not only very comfortable in the traditional sense, but just as importantly, offer gourmet food, and an ambience giving you an authentic local experience. All of our London hotel choices are of unique character, range from 3-star to 5-star, and are either in Pimlico, Westminster, Mayfair or Kensington. All are ideally situated for visits and shopping. Our detailed offer will specify the hotels recommended.
Prices & Dates
Choose any dates. Price is determined by your choice of dates, accommodation, and the number of people in your group.
Prices start from:
$2690 (group of 6 people)
$3190 (group of 4 people)
$4590 (group of 2 people)
Want a luxury private tour? This tour can be customized to your wishes with 5-star accommodation. Simply call, or email us with your specifics and we'll plan a program that's right for you.
Reviews & Testimonials
London, Cotswolds, Bath & Oxford
We want to thank you so much for an amazing magical trip. It was better than we ever could have hoped for. We will have such wonderful memories of all those lovely Cotswolds towns as well London, Oxford, Bath and our trip to Wales. You chose top notch places to stay, things to see and places to stay. We very appreciate all the efforts you put into making this such a wonderful trip for us.
Thank you so much for being so thoughtful and considerate. We had a wonderful time!
Rita B., Louise M., Anne Z., Marie Q., Kathy B., - Massachusetts