Legendary London and Magic of Manchester & beyond
Legendary London and Magic of Manchester & beyond

Highlights: London -  Manchester

Hotel featured:
London - Hilton Olympia
Manchester - Park Inn by Radisson

Fri 16 Aug 24 - London
3 Nights Accommodation at Hilton Olympia in a Guest Room on Room only

Sun 18 Aug 24 - London: Hop-On Hop-Off Sightseeing-Tour Guards
Explore London on a convenient hop-on hop-off bus tour. Learn about the city's history, culture, and architecture from onboard audio commentary and enjoy the panoramic views offered by the open-topped bus. Your ticket also includes a shuttle service route. Visit all of London's most important sights on a bus route with 36 stops, starting at Grosvenor Gardens and ending at Buckingham Palace. See Queen Elizabeth Gate in Hyde Park and the Thames Embankment. Travel across Westminster Bridge and catch a glimpse of the Houses of Parliament, Big Ben, and the London Eye. See St Paul's Cathedral, Westminster Abbey, and Tower Bridge. Experience the glitz and glamour of London's West End as your tour bus heads to Leicester Square and finally, head to Buckingham Palace, the principal royal residence.
Enjoy the flexibility of exploring the sights at your own pace. You can hop off at any of the 36 stops along 3 routes and explore the nearby sights.
Purchase a 24, 48, or 72-hour ticket and enjoy a free cruise along the River Thames between Westminster Pier and Tower Pier. Pass under some of the city's most famous bridges and see London from the water.
Red Route Bus Stops:
Belvedere Road
Aldwych (One Aldwych Hotel)
Ludgate Hill (St Paul's Cathedral)
Queen Victoria Street (The City)
London Bridge
Tooley Street (Tower Bridge)
Tower Hill (Tower of London)
Victoria Embankment
Westminster Bridge (Big Ben)
Horseferry Road
Buckingham Gate (Buckingham Palace) - closed until further notice
Buckingham Palace Road (Victoria Station)
Buckingham Palace Road, Stop Z12
Grosvenor Gardens
Queen Elizabeth Gate, Hyde Park
Marble Arch (Speakers Corner)
Marble Arch (Park Lane)
Pall Mall East (Trafalgar Square)
Westminster Bridge (South)
Green Route - Shuttle Service
Belvedere Road, Stand 3788, behind the London Eye
Aldwych, outside One Aldwych Hotel
Southampton Row, Stop Y, for the British Museum
Woburn Place, Stop H outside the Royal National Hotel
Bedford Way, Stop BP 4580, behind the Royal National Hotel
Southampton Row, Stop B, for the City Sightseeing shop and information center
Lancaster Place, Somerset House, Stop B
Blue Route Bus Stops:
Marble Arch (Park Lane)
Royal Albert Hall
Kensington Road
Gloucester Road
Victoria and Albert Museum
Queen Elizabeth Gate, Hyde Park
Marble Arch (Speakers' Corner)
Discover London's most iconic sights on a hop-on hop-off city tour aboard a double-decker bus. Choose one of the multi-day passes and enjoy a river cruise and optional walking tours.
About this activity
Free cancellation
Cancel up to 24 hours in advance for a full refund
Reserve now & pay later
Keep your travel plans flexible book your spot and pay nothing
Valid 1 - 2 days
Check availability to see starting times.
Audio guide included
English, Spanish, Italian, German, French, Portuguese, Chinese,
Russian, Japanese, Polish, Arabic
Wheelchair accessible
See the very best of what London has to offer aboard a double-decker bus Get on and off at any stop and enjoy the flexibility of a single or multi-day pass Listen to insights and engaging commentary with on-board audio commentary
Enjoy a river cruise with any 24-hour ticket with optional walking tours
Benefit from access to a direct shuttle service to transfer between lines
Full description
Explore London on a convenient hop-on hop-off bus tour. Learn abou

Mon 19 Aug 24 - Winchester: Historic Castles and Cathedrals Wal
Discover the legends of King Arthur and other historic tales on a guided walking tour in Winchester. Explore William the Conqueror's Castle before strolling along the highstreet to Winchester
Cathedral. Hear the echoes of John Keats' poetry as you wander along the banks of the River Itchen. Make your way to the West Gate to meet your friendly guide and group for the day. Enter Winchester Castle built by William the Conqueror and wander into the Great Hall. Listen to the legends of King Arthur and view the iconic Round Table. Walk along the high street to reach the world-famous Winchester. Cathedral one of the largest Gothic cathedrals in Northern Europe. Admire the grounds and pay your respects to the English novelist Jane Austen who is buried here.
Learn about King Alfred the Great and pass by his statue as you experience the beauty of the River Itchen. Stroll along the charming riverbank which inspired John Keats' poetry and see the ruins of Winchester Palace.
Explore the historic heart of Winchester on a guided walking tour.
Hear about the legend of King Arthur as you wind down the high street to Winchester Cathedral and walk the banks of the River
About this activity
Free cancellation
Cancel up to 24 hours in advance for a full refund
Reserve now & pay later
Keep your travel plans flexible book your spot and pay nothing
Duration 2 hours
Check availability to see starting times.
Live tour guide
Wheelchair accessible
Small group
Limited to 8 participants
Feel a sense of awe walking into the Great Hall to see the Round
Learn about the history of William the Conqueror and King Arthur Explore the grounds of Winchester Cathedral where Jane Austen is buried
View the iconic statue of King Alfred the Great and listen to his story
Walk along the banks of the River Itchen which inspired John Keats
Guided tour
Voucher for 20% off at The Wykeham Arms (reservation required)
Food and drink
Entry to sites

Tue 20 Aug 24 - Manchester
3 Nights Accommodation at Hilton Olympia in a Guest Room on Room only

Wed 21 Aug 24 - From Manchester: North Wales, Snowdonia, and Ch
You leave Manchester and head straight for the border of Wales. Your first stop of the day is Conwy. This must be one of the most picture-perfect harbour towns in the world. You can see a castle perched by the sea, the worlds smallest house, and lots of cute restaurants boasting the best fish and chips. You venture along the winding, scenic roads of the Snowdonia National Park before you arrive in Betws-Y-Coed. This quaint town is known as the gateway to Snowdonia and is famous for its alpine trees and cosy cafes.
Chester is your next stop. This is one of Englands most historic towns, which means there are a lot of things to do here. We advise you to go straight to the ancient cathedral and learn about its remarkable past.
Explore Conwy, where a castle watches over a bustling harbor town Visit Betws-Y-Coed, a quaint village nestled among the stunning
mountains of Snowdonia
Marvel the glorious architecture of Chester's cathedrals
Enjoy a mixture of castles, beautiful landscapes, and curious
Conwy Castle entry ticket
Round-trip transportation by Mercedes mini-bus
Professional driver-guide
Small-group tour
Entry fees that aren't specified
Food and drinks
Gratuities (optional)

Thu 22 Aug 24 - From Manchester: Derbyshire and Peak District D
Full description
Its time to leave the big city behind and travel to the Peak District.
Your first stop is in Castleton. This quaint old town attracts travellers from all over the world for its quintessential English charm. You can wander the streets, enjoy a beautiful view up a
valley, and learn its history at an insightful information centre. You then venture to Monsal Head. Theres an old rail line viaduct that emerges from green hills to create a unique vista. Its a gorgeous structure with an impressive history.
If you're hungry, then youre in luck, because youre stopping for lunch in Bakewell next. Not only is this town delicious to look at, but its also the home of one of Englands most famous desserts, the Bakewell Pudding.
After lunch we travel to Pooles Cavern*. You can go on an optional visit to this enormous limestone cave system that has been described as one of the wonders of the Peak District. This cave system has welcomed Mary Queen of Scots and countless other visitors who have all marvelled at the chambers, stalagmites and stalactites.
Admire the gently towering hills of the Peak District
Journey into the caves of Pooles Cavern
Experience the traditional streets and treats of Bakewell Village
Admission to Poole's Cavern will be included (After 1st April 2024, this is replaced with a visit to Peak's Cavern)
Transportation in a 16-seat Mercedes mini-bus
Professional driver-guide
Entrance fees - unless specified
Food and drinks
Gratuities (optional)

Fri 23 Aug 24 - Hotel to Airport Transfer

Sat 24 Aug 24 - Departure

Terms & Conditions:
Based on 2 adults sharing

Offer Includes

  • Flights from Toronto with Lufthansa German Airlines
  • 3 Nights Accommodation at Hilton Olympia in a Guest Room on Room only
  • 3 nights Accommodation at Park Inn by Radisson in a Twin Room - Standard Room (ROH) on Room only
  • Transfers

Meal Plans

  • Room Only