London & Paris Discovery

7 days from $4,816 per person*
  • With expert group guide, explore Stonehenge and Oxford.
  • 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. Expert private guides will take you to World Heritage Sites in London – The Palace of Westminster, Harrod's and Buckingham Palace - 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 private tour to England’s ancient Stonehenge and the prestigious city of Oxford.

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' stylish 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. ... Show More »

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Day
Activities Hotel & Meals
Hotel & Meals
  • Day 1 London
    London
    • Airport Meet & Greet - Assistant (8:00pm-8:59am)& Bank Holidays(49)
    • Transfer - Private - Heathrow Airport (arrival) - Vehicle/Driver(4)
    • England - London Welcome Package(2)
  • Day 2 London
    London
    • Tour - Private - 1/2 Day City Highlights (4 hrs) - Vehicle/Guide/Driver(6)
  • Day 3 London
    London
    • Tour - Private - Stonehenge & Oxford - Vehicle/Driver/Guide(4)
  • 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 - Private - 1/2 Day Louvre Museum (4 hrs) - Vehicle/Guide/Driver(2)
    • Tour - Shared - Cruise & Illuminated City Tour (3 hrs) - Vehicle/Driver-Guide/Boat
  • Day 6 Paris
    Paris
    • Tour - Private - 1/2 Day Versailles (with Guide) (4 hrs) - Vehicle/Guide/Driver (AM)(4)
  • 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

Experience the city in all its beauty on a comprehensive half day (4hr) private city tour with a Professional Guide, vehicle and driver and be shown all the major sights this world metropolis has to offer. A visit of the colourful "West End" with its well-known shopping streets and elegant parks is up first. Then travel on through both the City of Westminster and the City of London, the oldest part of the capital and home to the financial district. During the course of the tour, you will see all the highlights of the city: Royal Albert Hall, Marble Arch, Hyde Park, Harrods in Knightsbridge, Buckingham Palace, Piccadilly Circus, and Trafalgar Square with Nelson's Column. The tour ends either in the city centre or back at your accommodation.

Accommodation: The Marylebone (4*)
Big Ben
Big Ben

Day 3: London

Enjoy a full day tour which takes in the prehistoric monument of Stonehenge (entrance included) and the university town of Oxford. Drive through Runnymede, the place where King John signed the Magna Carta, and continue to Stonehenge, the most famous prehistoric monument in the world; its origins date back nearly 5000 years. Lunch is taken in a 600-year-old coaching inn famous for its traditional cooking and classic ambience (food and drinks not included).

Fully sated, the next stop is Oxford -enjoy a walking tour of this famous university town. The City of Dreaming Spires is famous to the world over for its University and place in history. For over 800 years, it has been a home to royalty and scholars, and since the 9th century an established town, although people are known to have lived in the area for thousands of years. Nowadays, the city is a bustling cosmopolitan town, with its mix of ancient and modern, there is plenty to do.

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

A driver and a licensed English speaking guide will meet you at your hotel and take you to the world-renowned museum, the Louvre. Your guide will accompany you throughout the museum showing you the highlights of the gallery including the timeless work of Da Vinci's 'The Mona Lisa'. Entrance fee is included.

Depart from your hotel with a driver-guide for a one-hour cruise under the famous Seine bridges followed by a guided discovery tour to admire the beautifully illuminated historical streets and buildings of Paris.  Highlights include:  Place de la Concorde, Paris Opera House, La Madeleine, Champs Élysées, and much more.  Return transfer to your hotel and entrance ticket included.

Accommodation: Hotel Le Littre (4*)
Louvre
Louvre
Paris Opera House
Paris Opera House

Day 6: Paris

Enjoy a half day visiting the Palace of Versailles with a private car and English speaking driver-guide. A superb Baroque palace known to the world as a symbol of civilization and pleasure, the Palace of Versailles dates back to 1038, and was the official residence of the Kings of France from 1682 until 1790. Used by Louis XIV initially as a hunting lodge he had the property expanded to become the magnificent site of French classical architecture complete with extensive manicured gardens that it is today. The interior showcases magnificent examples of baroque furnishings, a rare collection of objects d'art and houses special exhibitions. Your guide will lead you through the most beautiful rooms, the State Apartments, the Hall of Mirrors and the Queen’s private Apartments. Free time is planned at the end of the tour for a walk in the French style gardens which are full of magnificent statues, busts and marble vases. At the end of the tour, you will be dropped at accommodation or in a central location of your choice in the city. This tour includes entrance into the palace and the gardens.

Accommodation: Hotel Le Littre (4*)
Statue of Neptune - Versailles Palace
Statue of Neptune - Versailles Palace

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 enjoyed the trip immensely! All our tour guides did a good job. I'd like to especially call out Alexandra from Lisbon and Javier from Toledo as outstanding. Our primary drivers Jose in Lisbon and Muhammad in Morocco were also outstanding! Special appreciation for our Riad accommodations in Marrakech which was magical!

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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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