London Holiday Season tour

London Christmas Delight with RIT Vacations

Price: $3,998 CAD Per Person

(Price per person, based on double occupancy.)

Offer: Save $500 CAD Per Person with the Air Inclusive Special

Departure Date: December 5, 2024

Return Date: December 12, 2024

Photo: London

Features:

  • Tour of  London’s iconic entertainment venue Royal Albert Hall; 
  • Thames River Cruise including lunch followed by private open air bus tour of the London Christmas lights. 
  • For more holiday magic, journey to Waddesdon Manor in Buckinghamshire (filming location for The Crown and Queen Charlotte – A Bridgerton Story) and enjoy its magical wonderland of decorations, twinkling light displays, 20-foot Christmas tree and holiday market (tour includes Rothschild Wine Tasting in the cellar). 
  • Follow in the footsteps of Shakespeare with a visit to Stratford-upon-Avon (Shakespeare’s Schoolroom and Guildhall along with festive drink samplings).

Inclusions:

  • 6 nights accommodation at the 5* Royal Garden Hotel, London
  • 2 days of touring with an experienced driver & local touring guide
  • Full English breakfast daily
  • Welcome dinner at the Royal Garden Hotel
  • Farewell pub dinner
  • Royal Albert Hall Tour
  • Exclusive walking tour in Stratford-upon-Avon
  • Tasting session at Judith's Gin Room
  • London city cruise with lunch
  • Private London open-air bus tour
  • Waddesdon Manor Tour

Day 1: Overnight flight from Toronto 

Day 2: Welcome to London 

Upon arrival, you will be greeted by your tour manager and coach for a seamless transfer to London. The day kicks off with an immersive group tour of the Royal Albert Hall, where participants delve into the venue's storied history and discover the intricate behind-the-scenes workings that enable it to host over 400 events annually. Following the tour, settle into your conveniently located hotel, just a short 5-minute drive from the Royal Albert Hall, before enjoying a delightful dinner.

Dinner/Overnight - 5* Royal Garden Hotel, London

Day 3: London at Leisure 

Today is a free day to explore London at your leisure. Take advantage of the opportunity to visit iconic landmarks, explore vibrant neighborhoods, indulge in shopping excursions, or simply soak up the city's unique atmosphere at your own pace

Day 4: Stratford & Shakespeare

A guided coach excursion whisks you away to the charming town of Stratford-upon-Avon. The day begins with a captivating walking tour, highlighting landmarks such as Shakespeare's Schoolroom and Guildhall. You will then partake in a tutor-led class, immersing you in the world of Shakespearean literature while sipping on prosecco and enjoying delectable mince pies. The afternoon offers free time to further explore the town before culminating in a visit to Judith's Gin Room for a tasting session, set within an historic building once inhabited by William Shakespeare's daughter.

Overnight - 5* Royal Garden Hotel, London

Day 5: Cruise on the Thames 

Following a leisurely morning, embark on a memorable City Cruise Lunch from Westminster Bridge. Aboard the cruise, you are treated to stunning views of the River Thames while enjoying a welcome glass of sparkling wine and indulging in a sumptuous three-course festive lunch menu accompanied by unlimited tea or coffee. Live music entertainment adds to the festive ambiance. After the cruise, you will embark on a private open-air bus tour to admire the enchanting London City Christmas Lights, immersing you in the holiday spirit.

Overnight - 5* Royal Garden Hotel, London

Day 6: London at Leisure 

Another day of leisure allows you to tailor your London experience to your preferences, whether it involves exploring hidden gems, revisiting favorite attractions, or simply enjoying a leisurely day in the city.

Overnight - 5* Royal Garden Hotel, London

Day 7: Waddeson Manor & Markets

The day begins with a coach and guide-led excursion to Waddesdon Manor, where you will be transported to a magical Christmas wonderland. Explore the elaborately decorated house and marvel at dazzling light displays that adorn the estate's grounds. The highlight of the visit is the festive fair, offering an array of unique shopping opportunities against the backdrop of the floodlit North Front of the Manor. Additionally, guests enjoy a cellar tour and wine tasting led by knowledgeable experts, providing insight into the rich history of Rothschild family wines. The day concludes with a cozy dinner at a local pub, rounding out a memorable journey filled with cultural immersion and holiday cheer.

Dinner/Overnight - 5* Royal Garden Hotel, London

Day 8: Departure day 

Your tour ends after a hearty English breakfast with a transfer to the airport for your return flight

Don't delay, book your holiday adventure today! Offer expires July 31, 2024.

Terms And Conditions

Advertised price of $3998 is based on pp sharing from the Dec 5, 2024 departure. $4098 is the rate for the Nov 28, 2024 tour date. Price includes flight from YYZ to London Gatwick return with Air Transat. A $600 pp non-refundable ...

Royal Irish Tours

Royal Irish Tours (RIT) is a family-owned tour operator, specializing in Ireland, England, Scotland & Wales. We really are specialists – that’s all we sell. We are a Canadian company, and 99% of our guest are from Canada. Irish roots run deep within the company, including many staff members being Irish.

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