Experience in Europe

England: London

Publication date: 11 Jun 2019
  • Experiences USD 75
  • Accommodation USD 210
  • Transport USD 14
  • Total experience USD 1380

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SUMMARY

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Cultural, historical and urban tour

London is a city from which it is impossible not to fall in love because it has something for everyone. Art, culture, history, gastronomy, classical and modern architecture, large parks and lots of nightlife. Ideal for walking, it is traditional and cosmopolitan.

In these 6 days you will get to know the main tourist attractions, visit the most interesting museums and do two walking tours that will allow you to better understand the history and evolution of London society. The itinerary will take you to discover the different neighborhoods, with their fairs, markets and street art. There will also be time to get to know the alternative London of the East End, visit the great shops of Oxford Street and get into the nightlife.

Come and meet the capital of England and the United Kingdom and the second largest in Europe.

DAY TO DAY Itinerary day by day

The prices that appear per day are referential and correspond to the sum of activities that were made that day

    DAY 1 USD

    When landing in London take the subway to Oxford Circus. In the morning, take a Free Tour that covers the main attractions of the city center. You will visit historical sites and attend the famous guard changing at Buckinham Palace. Have lunch in Covent Garden and in the afternoon visit the British Museum to get marveled with centuries of art and culture. End the day at the traditional “Lamb & Flag” pub.

    DAY 2 USD

    Start the day going to Oxford Street, the avenue where the big stores are, then cross to Soho and get lost in the streets of Chinatown, where you can taste Asian dishes. Recover energies enjoying Saint James Park and then tour the area of Westminster Abbey, Big Ben and the magnificent Parliament building, where you will have beautiful postcards with the London Eye, which is on the other side of the river.

    DAY 3 USD

    Walk to the gigantic Hyde Park, through the classic neighborhood of Merylebone. Walk through the park and its various monuments until you reach Kengsinton Palace. Take the subway to Charing Cross and have lunch in the Trafalgar Square area, then spend the afternoon admiring the impressive works of the National Gallery.. End the day by going to Piccadilly Circus and discovering the area of theaters and the London night scene.

    DAY 4 USD

    Walk to Regent’s Park to get away from the noise of the city and admire the great variety of roses. Then head towards the mythical Abbey Road to feel like one more Beatle. Take the subway to Camden Town, where you can have lunch at the local producers’ stalls and then stroll through its fairs and markets, where you will find handicrafts and street artists. When the sun goes down you can relax with a beer in one of the many bars in the area.

    DAY 5 USD 37

    Enjoy the morning in Notting Hill. Walk through Portobello Road and find the bookstore of the movie “Notting Hill”, walk through the nice shops, gourmet coffee shops and cheerful and colorful houses. In the afternoon visit the “Churchill War Rooms Museum”” to immerse yourself in the contemporary history of England. Go out and have fun and meet other travelers in the classic pub crawl of Sandemans.

    DAY 6 USD 38

    Take the 4 hour walking tour through the East End, the oldest and most bohemian area of the city. You will discover an alternative side of London and admire street art that decorate the pubs area. In the afternoon, head towards the Tower of London, and walk along the river, from where you will have beautiful views of the financial area, futuristic buildings, Tower Bridge and the Tate Modern vanguards. End the afternoon by visiting the imposing St. Pauls Cathedral.

ACCOMMODATION Lodging per night

The lodging that is shown in the list of each night is recommended by the traveler, you can find more similar options. The cost is per person in a double bed room.

Night City Recommended accommodation Type of lodging Cost of the person
Night 1 Londres YHA London Central Bed Share Bedroom USD 35
Night 2 Londres YHA London Central Bed Share Bedroom USD 35
Night 3 Londres YHA London Central Bed Share Bedroom USD 35
Night 4 Londres YHA London Central Bed Share Bedroom USD 35
Night 5 Londres YHA London Central Bed Share Bedroom USD 35
Night 6 Londres YHA London Central Bed Share Bedroom USD 35

TRANSPORT Transportation per day

The prices that appear by transport are referential and correspond to what the traveler paid at that moment

Nº Day Origin Destination Link web Type of transport Cost
Day 1 Arpt Heathrow (LHR) London Center https://tfl.gov.uk/fares/find-fares/tube-and-rail-fares/single-fare-finder?intcmp=54716 Metro USD 7
Day 7 London Center Arpt Heathrow (LHR) https://tfl.gov.uk/fares/find-fares/tube-and-rail-fares/single-fare-finder?intcmp=54716 Metro USD 7



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RECOMMENDATIONS Tips for your trip

It is better to travel between September and November because the weather is nice and it is not the peak tourist season.

It is suggested to always leave with an umbrella / waterproof jacket because the weather in London is unpredictable.

Restaurants in London are expensive so it is recommended to buy food in the supermarket and take advantage of the food of fairs and markets.

To try the best fish and chips at a reasonable price, “Poppies” in Soho and “Hook” in Camden.

Stops required to relax during the walk by Notting Hill: “Gail´s Bakery” (relaxed atmosphere and the most delicious patisserie) and “Coffee Plant” (great variety of organic coffees and many ideal dishes for brunch).

Important information:

The United Kingdom requires a visa for most countries. To consult enter here.

To the two most important museums, the British Museum and the National Gallery can be entered for free. In general, temporary exhibitions have a cost.

Although it is a city where everything can be done by walking, the network of subways is magnificent and well interconnected. It is recommended to take the Oyster Card if you are going to make several trips. The card is used for the entire public transport network (metro, buses, trains) and can be purchased at any of the airports in London. The price is 5 pounds and the amount of money you want is charged depending on the use and the trips that are going to be made. There are daily or weekly tickets. Paying for transportation with the Oyster Card ensures the cheapest fare.

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