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Program #19320RJ
10 Days | 9 Nights
ACTIVITY LEVEL: Active
EasyFor people looking to exercise their minds more than their bodies. There’s minimal walking and not too many stairs.
ModerateThese programs get you on your feet and include activities such as walking up to a mile in a day through a city and standing in a museum for a few hours.
ActiveFor people who enjoy walking as much as two miles a day, perhaps to explore historic neighborhoods or a nature trail.
Moderately ChallengingFor hardy explorers who enjoy a good physical challenge, spending most of their days on the go.
ChallengingGet ready to keep up with our highest-energy group. These demanding — and rewarding — programs are for seasoned outdoor enthusiasts.
Journey through the ages from medieval to modern on the streets of London, tracing the lives of great figures from London’s history in the famous buildings they’ve inhabited. Talk of Henry VIII at his sumptuous Hampton Court Palace, discuss Queen Victoria's Royal Albert Hall and Victoria and Albert Museum, study the architecture of Sir Christopher Wren at his churches that dot the city and relive Churchill’s “finest hour” at the Cabinet War Rooms and Churchill Museum.


Highlights

• Expertly led scholarly field trips to the sites of London’s major historical events and eras, from the medieval city to the Victorian “Albertopolis” to Princess Diana’s Kensington Palace.
• Delve into the history of legal London at Lincoln's Inn Fields and survey some of England’s greatest treasures at the British Museum.
• Take an evening pub trip through the London of Jack the Ripper and Sherlock Holmes.

Activity Notes

Walking, standing up to one mile, two hours; uneven surfaces, stairs in historic buildings.

Itinerary Summary

Arrival London, 8 nights; departure.


Our Value Promise To You

You won't find a better value.

Included
at no additional cost on this date ...
8 nights of accommodations
17 meals: 8 breakfasts, 3 lunches, 6 dinners
1 Expert-led lectures
14 Field trips
1 Hands-on experiences
1 Performances

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4.6
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