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Adventures By Disney

London Short Escape (2019)

3 Days / 2 Nights

Booking Begins September 20, 2018


Delight in visiting the iconic sites of this capital city where centuries of history stand alongside contemporary culture.

 

Trip Highlights Include:

  • Private Viewing of the Crown Jewels  
    Feel the allure of these royal treasures at a rare private viewing in the Tower of London.
  • Westminster Abbey  
    Tour this Gothic church that has hosted royal weddings, coronations and events for a thousand years.
  • Tower of London Tour 
    See the storied history of this fortress, prison and home to the Crown Jewels of England.
  • High-Speed Boat Ride on the Thames
    See London's iconic sites while racing across the Thames on a private speed boat.

Adventure Dates

2019
  • Jul 19, 2019 - Jul 21, 2019
  • Aug 16, 2019 - Aug 18, 2019
  • Aug 23, 2019 - Aug 25, 2019
  • Aug 30, 2019 - Sep 1, 2019
  • Sep 6, 2019 - Sep 8, 2019
  • Sep 13, 2019 - Sep 15, 2019

Adventure Daily Itinerary

Day One

ARRIVE IN LONDON, ENGLAND

Welcome to London! After exiting customs, you'll be met by an Adventures by Disney representative who will escort you to your transfer vehicle. Relax as the driver assists with your luggage and takes you to The Waldorf Hilton, London, where you’ll spend the next 2 nights in true British luxury at one of London’s most iconic hotels.

WELCOME GATHERING AT HOTEL

In the afternoon, meet up with your fellow Adventurers in the hotel before heading out Embankment Pier for the trip's first adventure!

RIB BOAT EXCURSION ON THE THAMES

Speed along the River Thames in a private RIB boat (Rigid-hulled Inflatable Boat) ride and see some of Central London’s historical sites and iconic scenery on this thrilling high-speed tour.

WELCOME DINNER AT FULLER'S INN OF COURT WITH SHERLOCK HOLMES

Tuck into a traditional British menu that features a delectable array of authentic capital cuisine, including one of London’s favorite dishes, pie and mash. Plus, as a special treat, you’ll receive a visit from one of the most famous sleuth’s in all of London—and the world—Sherlock Holmes, who will amaze you with his legendary skills of deduction!

 


Day Two

BREAKFAST AT HOTEL

Enjoy a delightful English breakfast before heading out on a day full of adventure in London.

WESTMINSTER ABBEY PRIVATELY GUIDED TOUR

Walk the hallowed halls of this magnificent church that has been the site of coronations, royal weddings and the final resting place of kings, queens, statesmen, poets and more for over a thousand years. This stunning Gothic structure is also home to a vast art collection, research library and an institute dedicated to revitalizing moral and spiritual values in public life.

CHANGING OF THE GUARD AT BUCKINGHAM PALACE

No trip to London is complete without a viewing the pomp and circumstance of the Changing of the Guard at Buckingham Palace. Performed by the Queen’s Guard, the military ceremony is celebrated for its immaculately turned out guards, prescision drill and bands playing stirring music that makes this an event not to be missed.

LUNCH AT BANK WESTMINSTER

After a short walk from Buckingham Palace, you’ll arrive at Bank Westminster, a stylishly contemporary restaurant that offers a relaxed environment for a lunch of classic and inspired seasonal cooking.

ON YOUR OWN AFTERNOON IN LONDON

Discover the amazing city of London on your own as you peruse the historical sites as well as the modern locations of this magnificent capital city. From its renowned museums, iconic neighborhoods and famed shops and boutiques, you’ll discover an array of things to do that will enthrall your whole family.

PRIVATELY GUIDED TOUR OF TOWER OF LONDON

Explore this foreboding fortress and learn details about its checkered past! Over the ages, the Tower of London has been guardian of the Crown Jewels, home to all manner of beasts—including lions, bears and other predators—as well as prison to the famous and infamous.

PRIVATE VIEWING OF THE ROYAL CROWN JEWELS

Experience this once-in-a-lifetime, private viewing of the Royal Crown Jewels at the Tower of London lead by the Tower of London’s Jewel House Warden. You’ll marvel at this collection of 140 royal ceremonial objects that include the regalia and vestments worn by British kings and queens at their coronations.

FAREWELL DINNER AT SERGEANT'S MESS

Offer up a hearty “Cheers!” as you say farewell to your fellow Adventurers at Sergeant’s Mess, a casual restaurant located next to the Tower of London that offers iconic views of the Thames and the Tower, as well as the imposing Tower Bridge. There’s something for everyone on the mouthwatering menu that features seasonal British fare that highlights the best of the seasons.

 


Day Three

BREAKFAST AT HOTEL

Enjoy a delightful English breakfast at the hotel.

TRANSFER TO PORT OF DOVER OR HEATHROW AIRPORT (LHR)

Say “cheerio” to London as you board your pre-arranged transportation to either the Port of Dover for those continuing their adventure with a Disney Cruise Line vacation, or to Heathrow Airport (LHR) for those heading home.