Welcome to the largest city in the U.K. and Europe. London has it all. London in 6 Days Tour Therefore, we are impatient to take you to the city for hidden gems and culture points where you will admire and understand why 12% of the British population lives in this city. Now that we have 6 days to go, there is plenty of time to get the most from London.
The tour starts from Richmond or wherever you stay.
Tour starts at 9:00 AM in the morning
Tour ends at 5:30 PM in the afternoon
Prices are based on 10 participants per person (less than 10 people required recalculation, please ask us)
Homestay in Richmond – London with English host families (For resident, hotel and dormstay, please ask us)
Half board catering (Breakfast and Dinner included)
Professional guidance services in English throughout the tour (For other languages, please ask us)
Operation of the entire tour agenda under expert and professional tour management services with + 30 years of experience
Admission tickets for places of interest (please refer to itinerary)
Public liability insurance
Reservations where necessary to ensure quick access to the site(s) (Advanced notification required)
Group leader / Chaperone / supervisor & partner support scheme (Please contact for more details)
Visa support services
Personal expenses & souvenirs
Public transportation / daily travelcard fees (13 GBP per adult – please ask us for child rates)
Lunches (Packed lunch can be included in the package, please ask us)
Request for guidance in other & rare languages based on availability (Please ask us)
Day 1 – Welcome to London | Half Day London City Tour
The first day of your arrival we will see you at the airport in order to provide your transfer service from one of London’s five airports to our English Host families. Our English families live in Richmond. Did you know our town is the only borough on both sides of the worldwide known The River Thames? You will admire the living standards of this town and find out why people are happy to live in our town. After meeting with our host families, we will check you in. A quick break to refresh and then we will be ready to say hello to London. Here is our short intro:
Leicester Square (London’s heart beats there)
Piccadilly Circus (Dazzling Square)
Carnaby Street (Fashion District of London)
Covent Garden (Theatre District and the active square of London)
Being an expert in London, we assume it would be a good start to explore the city from those areas. London will open her arms to you in Piccadilly Circus as well as in Leicester Square. After this exploration, we will take you back to our English homes where a yummy homemade English dinner waits for you. After dinner why don’t you visit one of our local pubs in the area where you can observe a real and traditional English, social culture?
Day 2 – Full Day London City Tour - Part I
Good morning. This is our second morning here in London. What are we waiting for? Let’s start our day with a good and energy breakfast with our host families in Richmond and then we will be ready to explore the capital in the morning. Let's hit it.
What's better than to explore London's highlights with a sightseeing open deck bus? Yes, the double-decker we are talking about. Let us introduce the city starting from Green Park today. Ready? Let’s go then. We are starting to explore highlights of London from Green Park. Along the Piccadilly Avenue we will see famous Hyde Park, Queen Mother’s Gate Hyde Park, Marble Arch, Oxford Street, Mayfair, Grosvenor Square (Little America), Berkeley Square, Regent Street, Piccadilly Circus, Haymarket, Trafalgar Square, Craig’s Court, Whitehall, Horse Guards, Downing Street No 10, Parliament Square, Westminster Abbey, Houses of Parliament, Big Ben, Westminster Bridge and London Eye at the first stage. Time to get off from the bus as the London Eye waits for our visit.
Before we fly on the London Eye, we invite you to be the part of a 4D show sponsored by Coca Cola. For us, it’s also as important as London Eye to join this state of art show here. Let’s get our glasses and go. After this show, we will ride on. Did you know that the London Eye can carry 800 people in each rotation, which is comparable to 11 London red double-decker buses at the same time? What a huge engineering work. Our full rotation will take 30 minutes. During the flight, you will observe London’s best landmarks from the sky. Get your camera ready as you will have the chance to capture the most outstanding pictures while ascending, on top and descending slots. If you want to purchase some souvenirs, you will see a small shop where you can purchase some little things including the picture you were being taken in the capsule.
After stepping out from the London Eye, we will proceed our bus stop to continue our open-air sightseeing bus tour. Our next stops in London would be Southbank, Covent Garden, St Paul’s Cathedral, The Monument, London Bridge, HMS Belfast, passing through London’s symbol Tower Bridge, Tower of London, Strand, Temple, Embankment, Westminster Pier, St. Thomas Hospital, Lambeth Palace and finally Buckingham Palace.
We're going to stop there because we're going to talk about the history of Buckingham Palace. Buckingham Palace is still actively used as both residence and offices, over 50,000 guests and invited diplomats to visit per year who interact with over 400 individuals for whom this is 'the office'. Nevertheless, several parts of Buckingham Palace are open to the public. But we are here just for sightseeing today. Listen to the story of Royal’s Residence that goes back to the 1820s. We are now taking you London’s one of the best Royal Parks that’s St. James’s Park in the heart of the city. A small central park of London when compared with New York’s Central Park. It’s not just a park as it has an interesting history, we would like to share with you. A small hint, The Blue Bridge in the park offers you a great view of Buckingham Palace as well as government buildings and Horse Guards. We will be the witness of the Horse Guard inspection ceremony which actually is a punishment ceremony at 4 pm lasts 100 years of the time. Another story is behind in here, and your guide will tell you about all while filming this very traditional occasion in the heart of the city. Time to pass Downing Street Number 10, the official residence of all British Prime Ministers. This time we will have the chance to take some pictures in here.
We can either return our homes for dinner or turn this day to an amazing London culture experience with one of the West End musicals tonight. And please remember, this tour can be customized by considering the group’s interest. It’s totally up to you.
Day 3 – Full Day London City Tour - Part II
Good morning from the beautiful town Richmond. What a great joy to explore London from the river via Thames River Cruise. Today, our final destination would be Greenwich by River Thames Cruise. Hop on a boat as the “the boat on the river” will glide through the Thames while passing by London’s most iconic landmarks. Again, many places of interests of London will greet you on the way to Greenwich. You probably will notice most of the places of interests in London from yesterday’s sightseeing tour in London; however, this time you will observe from the river and the good news is there will be no barrier between London’s landmarks and your camera. Just enjoy your shots. We will reach St Katharine’s Dock and disembark from the boat because it is time to visit the Tower of London, the masterpiece of all times in London:
We will look up the huge White Tower, and right after we will proceed to the security gate. As soon as we enter the Tower of London, our guide will take us through the bedroom of the Medieval King; you will admire the world-famous Crown Jewels. Meet the Jean Warders and stand where once known heads have rolled! In a bloody story. Enjoy the White Tower Kings' line with its fine arms from the Royal Armour Gallery collection and extraordinary wooden horses from the 17th century. You will be fascinated about this journey that will take you in this timeline of the Tower of London.
After the Tower of London, we will get back to St Katharine’s Dock Pier where we catch the next boat that will take us to Greenwich again along the River Thames. Don’t miss the skyline of Docklands dominated by the skyscrapers of financial centres & banks while passing through the River Thames. Upon arrival at Greenwich, Cutty Sark will greet our group. Cutty Sark is a British clipper ship. Built on the River Clyde in 1869 for the Jock Willis Shipping Line, she was one of the last tea clippers to be built and one of the fastest ones. Coming at the end of a long period of design development, which halted as sailing ships gave way to steam propulsion stopped the popularity of sailing ships. Therefore Cutty Sark is moored in a dry dock by the River Thames and awaits our visit for today. Many things we need to tell you for today, yes, including the fire in 2007. Our next stop is Royal Observatory, and on the way of going up the hill, we will pass through the lovely Greenwich Park where you can also get some rest and chill out.
Welcome to Space and time’s place in the world. the Greenwich Meridian Line is located in the Royal Observatory of Greenwich. Take a selfie on the Meridian Line with a foot to the West Hemisphere and a foot to the East Hemisphere. Discover one of London's most cherished views through Greenwich Royal Park and the Thames River. Learn the findings of leading scientists and inventors based or associated with the Royal Observatory from your guide today. In Greenwich Market, you will find plenty of art & craft stalls, antiques, all kind of fashion goods, market food, jewellery, retro shops, irresistible delis, bakeries and cakes, pubs, bars, restaurants, crafts stuff and many more. You will fall in love with the area.
Time to return our lovely town Richmond for yummy homemade dinners at our English homes. After dinner, you may enjoy the rest of the night in one of the traditional English pubs in Richmond Riverside.
Day 4 – Full Day London City Tour - Part III
Good morning. Our exploration of the world’s capital is continuing. Today is our culture day. Therefore we will show you the culture side of the city. By using our public transportation card, what we call is Oyster, we will reach the British Museum in the morning. As you most probably know, The British Museum in London is the largest and most important museum in history and culture in Britain. More than 7 million objects from every continent represented and documented related to the history of human culture from its beginning to the present are all in the British Museum. Because of a lack of room, many of the artefacts are stored below. For all, including schools, families and adults, the museum offers a range of educational experiences, including an Asian post-graduate diploma that focuses on the classical and decorative arts of Asia for example. This place is a kind shrine for world culture lovers. You need to reserve at least a couple weeks, even a month to examine all important displayed items one by one. We will only reserve 3 hours to explore the most significant pieces of the museum. After the British Museum, our destination would be St. Paul’s Cathedral.
The British Royal Family held most important marriages, funerals, and other religious and celebratory functions in Westminster Abbey, but Charles, Prince of Wales, and Lady Diana Spencer were married in St. Paul’s Cathedral. The church had been " finished" in 1240. However, an extension program was soon begun, which was only finished in 1314. In 1300 the Cathedral was consecrated. At 181 meters (1596 feet) it was the third largest church in Europe and had 489 feet (149 meters) of one of the largest spires in Europe. The construction of the latest St. Paul Cathedral was started by Christopher Wren in June 1675 and the St. Paul Cathedral was completed by a great English scientist and Architect of the XVII Century on 20 October 1708. The new West Front of the Cathedral was added by England's first classic architect Sir Inigo Jones, but the Great Fire of the London of 1666 finally destroyed " Old St Pauls. " unfortunately. Today we will explore this masterpiece and pay an interior visit.
Taking a short ride bus, we take you to the beautiful Covent Garden. Spending some quality time in Covent Garden is priceless. London’s theatreland’s owner is solely pedestrians. You can sit and admire the street talents. Mostly then singing music, even opera bearing the soul of Royal Opera House in Covent Garden. Some do magic; some does comedy: bustling cafes and gourmet shops from Italian ice cream to signature British tea. Wander in Apple and Jubilee Markets to check the stalls for handmade ornaments, London souvenirs and vintage goods to be purchased. See how friendly and welcoming people are. For those would like to visit the London Transport Museum, we are more than happy to take you to the journey of London’s transportation saga from the past to the present. Explore the art underground, don’t miss this lively and lovely exhibition.
Now that we are right in the middle of Theatreland, why don’t we add one of the famous West End musicals to our programme? There are lots of shows and musicals ongoing in Covent Garden. Let’s turn our visit into the perfect one. Enjoy your musical experience in the heart of the city.
Day 5 – Full Day London City Tour - Part IV
Good morning. Today is the 5th day in our city, and there are plenty of things that we need to show you. After having our breakfast in our host families in Richmond, we are ready to set off. Today’s list in our agenda is full of other important landmarks of London. Let’s start with impressive Madame Tussaud's Wax Museum, located in a fully modern in London. Madame Tussaud learnt her extraordinary skill of wax modelling by creating death masks of the guillotine masks in France from the 18th and 19th centuries. Louis XVI and Marie Antionette were among her ' clients.' In the modern museum, this blend of accurate and macabre art can be seen but with a much stronger sense of fun!. Therefore, the museum is one of the most popular tourist attractions not just in London, but almost every large cities of the world. Madame Tussaud’s attracts more than two million visits every year. From the Hulk to Brad Pitt, from Jack the Ripper to Princess Diana or Winston Churchill, everyone wants to take a photo with them. Just search and find your favourite film, sport, music star or politician in the museum. Don’t miss 2 goodness before you finish the tour. First one is the Marvel’s London Adventure 4D IMAX movie experience (Wear your 3D glasses and sit upright & go) and the second one is Star Wars gallery. The characters you love including 3PO and R2 will be just next to you. We will spend approximately 90 to 100 minutes to finalize the museum. After lunch in Marylebone, we will invite you one of the best attractions in London.
Time to visit Little Venice where boating is a tradition since 1951 as the original tour of Regent's Canal. Just get on board, an authentic 108-year old canal boat. The canal tour takes you between Camden and Little Venice. It takes about forty-five minutes for a one-way journey. During the trip from Little Venice to Camden, there will be live commentary from one of the professional guides who will tell you all about the canal 's history from 1800 to the present day.
What could it be a better thing to be taken lazily on a fine day to lovely Camden Town? Welcome to Camden Town. Camden Town would be an excellent venue for visiting and experiencing country's punk, funk, retro, live music, alternative music, odd and lovely souvenir stalls and local jazz cafes. You will find a huge street full of funky shops for shopping in here. In the Camden Canal, you can also take a lot of lovely photos as well. The most important part of the tour is to dig into the international food provided by street food vendors. Don't miss this opportunity and get the food you desire. You will absolutely love this. Don’t miss and skip Cyberdog in here. Cyberdog offers rave and cyber-club fashion wear goods in a banging clubber music environment under the neon lights. Well, we can say it’s a disco shop. Go on, see it. After some certain time for shopping, we will return our homes for a nice English dinner provided by our host families here in Richmond. After a long day, that's what you need for today. Rest of the night is at our guest’s discretion either visiting Richmond Riverside or staying home.
Day 6 – Half Day London City Tour | Transferring to the Airport
Today is the last day in London. Now that we are in Richmond, we would like to take you to the Royal Borough of Kingston, which is only 25 minutes away from our town. Kingston Upon Thames is the oldest Royal District of London, and it was first recorded in 838. This town offers you great options. If you like shopping, ready to get lost in hundreds of shops in the town, if you like to chill out and wish to enjoy the beauty of River Thames, then we will take you to the bank where you can sip from your coffee in stylish cafes while watching the beautiful swans. Enjoy the very last moments in London you will spend before you say home sweet home. The beauty of Kingston will capture you. Time to transfer you back to the Airport and end of our service. We do hope you enjoyed your stay in London and next time we would like to offer other tours either in London or out of the city.