London & Paris Discovery

7 days from $3,031 per person*
  • With expert group guide, explore Stonehenge and Bath.
  • Discover the Louvre, Eiffel Tower and Versailles from Paris.
  • Enjoy afternoon tea in London.
  • Private transfers throughout.
  • Featuring expertly selected premium hotels.
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Look in wonder at Buckingham Palace, the Palace of Westminster and St Paul’s Cathedral , then explore the Louvre, Champs-Elysees, and the Eiffel Tower.

Compare the architecture, atmosphere and attractions in two of the most famous cities in the world on this London and Paris Discovery Tour. Why choose, when you can do both with the Eurostar train that speeds beneath the English Channel, linking these two great cities. Guided group tours will take you to World Heritage Sites in London – The Palace of Westminster including Big Ben, the Tower of London, and Westminster Abbey - before heading east to Paris for more UNESCO sites along the banks of the Seine. Notre Dame, Saint-Chapelle, the Louvre and the Eiffel Tower can all be crossed off your bucket list after this intercontinental trip, which also includes a guided coach tour to England’s ancient Stonehenge, and the Roman city of Bath. ... Show More »

Private chauffeur-driven transfers from Heathrow to London are a godsend for those unused to navigating the fast traffic and narrow highways of London. Private transfers from your central London hotel to the Eurostar station, and again from the station in Paris to your hand-picked hotel in one of Paris' eclectic neighbourhoods, smooth the way for an easy trip. Your chauffeur will also be on hand to provide airport transfers at the end of your outstanding trip.

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Day
Activities Hotel & Meals
Hotel & Meals
  • Day 1 London
    London
    • Airport Meet & Greet - Assistant(49)
    • Transfer - Private - Heathrow Airport (arrival) - Vehicle/Driver(4)
    • England - London Welcome Package(2)
  • Day 2 London
    London
    • Tour - Shared - Magic of London (8.5 hrs) - Coach/Guide
  • Day 3 London
    London
    • Tour - Shared - Stonehenge & Bath - Coach/Guide
  • Day 4 London to Paris
    London to Paris
    • Transfer - Private - Train Station - Vehicle/Driver(4)
    • London - Paris [2.5 hrs] - Eurostar - Standard Premier
    • Train Station Meet & Greet - Assistant(9)
    • Transfer - Private - Train Station - Vehicle/Driver(2)
    • France - Welcome Package Paris(2)
  • Day 5 Paris
    Paris
    • Tour - Shared - Louvre, Seine River, Eiffel Tower, Notre Dame (with Lunch) (7.5hrs) - Boat/Guide
  • Day 6 Paris
    Paris
    • Tour - Shared - 1/2 Day Versailles (4 hrs) - Coach/Guide (AM)
  • Day 7 Paris
    Paris
    • Transfer - Private - Airport (CDG or Orly) - Vehicle/Driver(2)
We can customize this private tour just for you. Any element can be tailored – activities, length, hotels and destinations.
Call us at 1 888 903-2001 or request a quote.
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Day 1: London

For your added comfort, we will have a Meet & Greet assistant for you upon your arrival. A representative will be waiting for you in the arrivals hall after you pass through customs to assist. If a private airport transfer has been arranged, this representative will help to co-ordinate meeting up with your private chauffeur at the airport. You will then be escorted to the vehicle and onto the hotel to assist with check in. 

Meet your driver at Heathrow airport, and take a private transfer to your hotel.

A welcome package with a city map, train tickets (if relevant), and any other touristic information that we deem you may find useful will be waiting for you upon your arrival at your first hotel on your trip.

Accommodation: The Marylebone (4*)

At the epicenter of Marylebone Village, a bustling local neighborhood, The Marylebone Hotel pulls off a rare feat: a large urban hotel with a boutique attitude and all of the vibrant charm of its central London location. With an abundance of independent boutiques, fine restaurants, cool bars and surrounded by some of the city's most sought after residential property, The Marylebone Hotel grants you an address which has everything to offer. Just a short walk from Oxford Circus, Soho, fashionable Bond Street, Hyde Park and Savile Row, everything is within reach. The re-styled rooms are light, airy and spacious, featuring Temple Spa toiletries, flat-screen TVs and plush duck-down duvets.  108 Brasserie offers a truly all-day dining experience, representing hearty, uncomplicated foods made from the highest quality ingredients.

London
London
The Marylebone (4*)
The Marylebone (4*)

Day 2: London

Depart for your Magic of London tour, where aboard a coach, you'll drive past some of London's most famous landmarks including Big Ben and the Houses of Parliament, before arriving at the Tower of London where you will be met on the middle drawbridge by a Yeoman Warder. You will be led into this world heritage site before it opens to the public and taken on a guided tour explaining the history behind this fortress of imprisonment. You will be the first group to see the Crown Jewels before enjoying some free time to explore on your own. Departing from the Tower, head to The Mall to watch the Changing of the Guard ceremony (Please note, the Changing of the Guard does not occur every day - enjoy a photo stop at Buckingham Palace when not running). Next, take a short ferry ride on the River Thames, enjoying excellent views of St. Paul's Cathedral and Shakespeare's Globe. You'll then have free time for independent lunch. Also, there is an opportunity for a photo stop at Westminster Abbey. The afternoon part of the tour begins with a visit to St. Paul's Cathedral. Explore the masterpiece designed by Wren in 1673 with a professional guide, taking time to listen to the 1695 organ that Mendelssohn once played and visit the tombs of Nelson and Wellington. Then end the day with a drive across the river to the South Bank. Enjoy magnificent views of Big Ben and The Houses of Parliament while enjoying Champagne Afternoon Tea in the luxurious surroundings of 1WB Lounge & Patisserie, at The Park Plaza Westminster Hotel.

Accommodation: The Marylebone (4*)
London England
London England

Day 3: London

Spend the day outside of London on a shared guided tour taking in the magnificent Stonehenge and Bath. Clouded in mystery, the ancient stone circle of Stonehenge is an amazing feat of engineering and the most important prehistoric site in England, but beyond its archaeological significance and possible astronomical role, Stonehenge is also a place of spiritual importance. Early legends link it with Merlin and King Arthur, but over the last hundred years, the midsummer sunrise has attracted pagan groups and followers of the Ancient Order of Druids. Entrance fee to Stonehenge is included. 

Afterwards, enjoy a whole afternoon to discover Bath's major sights. A walking tour will show you Pulteney Bridge and the Circus, and you will get a fascinating insight into how Bath became the world-class attraction it is today. Bath offers a unique experience with stunning architecture, great shopping and iconic attractions. You will have plenty of time to discover the Jane Austen Visitors Centre, Bath Abbey or the Roman Baths.

Accommodation: The Marylebone (4*)
Stonehenge
Stonehenge

Day 4: London - Paris

Meet your driver for a private train station transfer in London.

Enjoy the Eurostar train from London to Paris. The train ride takes approximately 2.5 hours.

For your added comfort, we will have a Meet & Greet assistant waiting for you on the platform at the train station, with a sign with your name on it. Your representative will help you to co-ordinate meeting up with your private driver and accompany you to your accommodation.

Take a private train station transfer with a private vehicle and driver. Please note drivers may or may not speak English as their sole responsibility is to transfer clients from one location to another. If you would like to have the presence of an English speaking Assistant or Guide for your transfer this can be pre-arranged upon request and would be subject to an additional supplement.

A welcome package with  a city map, train tickets (if relevant), and any other touristic information that we deem you may find useful will be waiting for you upon your arrival at your first hotel on your trip.

Accommodation: Hotel Le Littre (4*)

The charming and traditional Hotel Le Littre is conveniently located in the center of Paris, between Saint Germain des Prés and Montparnasse districts. The 90 rooms and suites are modern with panoramic views over the city. Some rooms have a separate living area, as well as a balcony or terrace with gorgeous views of the capital. A delicious buffet breakfast is served in the majestic breakfast room, featuring traditional French pastries and more. Unwind with a cocktail at Le Littre Bar, showcasing a very cozy British-style atmosphere. The multilingual staff at Le Littre are happy to assist guests in booking an exciting Seine River cruise, as well as many other tours and excursions.

Paris
Paris
Hotel Le Littre
Hotel Le Littre

Day 5: Paris

Start this shared tour with a guided visit of the main rooms of the Louvre Museum. Then, the river shuttle takes you to the Eiffel Tower where lunch is served in the unique setting of the new restaurant located on the 1st floor of the Tower. You will have some free time to visit the monument. Then, the river shuttle continues to Notre-Dame Cathedral. Enjoy a guided tour of this gothic work of art built between 1163 and 1345. The end of the tour takes place at Notre-Dame. This tour has a central pick up and drop off point in the centre of Paris and hotel pick up and/or drop off is not provided. This tour includes a river shuttle on the river Seine, entrance tickets for the first floor of the Eiffel Tower, "Food court" lunch (2 dishes + drinks included) at the restaurant "58 Tour Eiffel" on the 1st floor, guided visit of the Louvre Museum and Notre-Dame Cathedral, entrance tickets - no queuing - for the Louvre Museum.  In case of sudden closure of the Tower, lunch at the “58 Tour Eiffel” will be replaced by a lunch at “Café Seine” or similar. Please note that shared tours can have up to approximately 50 people (depending on the number of people that have signed up for the tour on the particular day, and are carried out in a number of languages).

Accommodation: Hotel Le Littre (4*)
Louvre
Louvre

Day 6: Paris

Discover Versailles Palace, the symbol of France's grandeur during the reign of the Sun King, Louis XIV.  Leave Paris by the western districts of the city and follow the Normandy motorway as far as Versailles in a luxury air conditioned coach. Your guide will take you straight in without standing in line and lead you through the most beautiful rooms including the Royal Apartments, the Hall of Mirrors and the Queen’s private Apartment. Then enjoy some free time to explore the palace gardens. This tour has a central pick up and drop off point in the centre of Paris and hotel pick up and/or drop off is not provided. This tour includes entrance to Versailles Palace, authorisation fees for guided visits, and a multilingual guide with individual earphones. Please note that shared tours can have up to approximately 50 people (depending on the number of people that have signed up for the tour on the particular day, and are carried out in a number of languages). Note: from April 1st to October 28th, the entrance fees to the gardens are NOT INCLUDED: - On "MUSICAL FOUNTAIN DISPLAY" days ( Saturdays and Sundays from April 5th to October 26th + April 18th, May 8th, May 29th, August 15th)- On "MUSICAL GARDENS" days (Tuesdays from April 1st to May 13th and from July 1st to October 28th), on bank holidays.

Accommodation: Hotel Le Littre (4*)
Versailles
Versailles

Day 7: Paris

Enjoy a private airport transfer in Paris in a private vehicle with a professional driver. Please note drivers may or may not speak English as their sole responsibility is to transfer clients from one location to another. If you would like to have the presence of an English speaking Assistant or Guide for your transfer this can be pre-arranged upon request and would be subject to an additional supplement.

Accommodation:
We can customize this private tour just for you. Any element can be tailored – activities, length, hotels and destinations.
Call us at 1 888 903-2001 or request a quote.

Trip Terms & Conditions

  • Your deposit is due immediately on booking (30% of program price, minimum $350). The balance is due 90 days prior to departure.
  • Cancellations of confirmed bookings 90 days or more prior to departure will receive full refund minus a $350 (per person) administrative fee and any non-refundable paid fees (e.g. non-refundable airfare, cruise or hotel deposits). 60-89 days will be subject to loss of 30% of program price. 30-59 days will be subject to loss of 50% of program price. 29 days or less will be subject to loss of 100% of program price.
  • Tour quotes do not include airfare to/from the trip start point unless noted on the itinerary
  • Cost increases in currency exchange, government fees, taxes, surcharges or hotel/lodge tariff increases between quote date and start date are payable by the client.
  • Availability cannot be guaranteed until booked. We will exercise best efforts to book hotels per the itinerary, however, in busy seasons and with client bookings made within 90 days of tour date we may be forced to offer substitutes.
  • Payment of the program price constitutes your acceptance of the terms and conditions set out at www.kensingtontours.com/terms-and-conditions
  • Living Standards and practices at destination may differ from those in North America with respect to provisions of utilities, services and accommodation.

The Marylebone (4*): London

At the epicenter of Marylebone Village, a bustling local neighborhood, The Marylebone Hotel pulls off a rare feat: a large urban hotel with a boutique attitude and all of the vibrant charm of its central London location. With an abundance of independent boutiques, fine restaurants, cool bars and surrounded by some of the city's most sought after residential property, The Marylebone Hotel grants you an address which has everything to offer. Just a short walk from Oxford Circus, Soho, fashionable Bond Street, Hyde Park and Savile Row, everything is within reach. The re-styled rooms are light, airy and spacious, featuring Temple Spa toiletries, flat-screen TVs and plush duck-down duvets.  108 Brasserie offers a truly all-day dining experience, representing hearty, uncomplicated foods made from the highest quality ingredients.

The Marylebone (4*)
The Marylebone (4*)
The Marylebone Hotel - Lobby
The Marylebone Hotel - Lobby

Hotel Le Littre (4*): Paris

The charming and traditional Hotel Le Littre is conveniently located in the center of Paris, between Saint Germain des Prés and Montparnasse districts. The 90 rooms and suites are modern with panoramic views over the city. Some rooms have a separate living area, as well as a balcony or terrace with gorgeous views of the capital. A delicious buffet breakfast is served in the majestic breakfast room, featuring traditional French pastries and more. Unwind with a cocktail at Le Littre Bar, showcasing a very cozy British-style atmosphere. The multilingual staff at Le Littre are happy to assist guests in booking an exciting Seine River cruise, as well as many other tours and excursions.

Hotel Le Littre
Hotel Le Littre
We can customize this private tour just for you. Any element can be tailored – activities, length, hotels and destinations.
Call us at 1 888 903-2001 or request a quote.
We can customize this private tour just for you. Any element can be tailored – activities, length, hotels and destinations.
Call us at 1 888 903-2001 or request a quote.
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We can customize this private tour just for you. Any element can be tailored – activities, length, hotels and destinations.
Call us at 1 888 903-2001 or request a quote.

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