"PARIS IS ALWAYS A GOOD IDEA"
Trip Dates: June 17 - 24, 2023
Destination: London & Paris
DAY 1 – 18 JUN 2023 ARRIVE IN LONDON
Upon arrival at the Heathrow Airport, you will be met by your professional English-speaking guide and transfer to your hotel. Enjoy the remainder of the day at leisure with your 48-hour Hop-On Hop-Off pass. Discover the grandeur of London aboard the open-top, double-decker Big Bus on this hop-on hop-off sightseeing tour. With your 2-day ticket, design a personal itinerary with stops including Buckingham Palace, Hyde Park, St. Paul’s Cathedral and more. Enjoy unobstructed views and onboard commentary as you view the city’s highlights and upgrade to the fast-track London Eye option to get an aerial view of the city aboard the London Eye giant observation wheel. Hop off at Westminster Pier or Tower of London stop to enjoy a Thames River cruise. This evening, meet the group for a Welcome Dinner at a local restaurant (3-course dinner included with water).
DAY 2 – 19 JUN 2023 LONDON
Enjoy breakfast at the hotel and the full day at leisure to explore London with your 48-hour Hop-On Hop-Off Bus ticket.
DAY 3 – 20 JUN 2023 LONDON - PARIS
Enjoy breakfast at the hotel, then transfer to the St. Pancras Station and board the Eurostar to Paris via the famous Chunnel. Upon arrival in Paris, transfer for Gare du Nord to your hotel and enjoy the remainder of your day at leisure.
DAY 4 – 21 JUN 2023 PARIS
After breakfast, meet your guide and depart for your full day tour of Paris. Today you will see all the Paris highlights. Discover Notre-Dame Cathedrale (from the outside), France’s most famous church. Learn about its unique architecture, it's 800+ years of history and some of the myths and tales that have shaped Notre-Dame legend. Next, enjoy a pleasant walking tour on île de la Cité and discover Paris historical heart. From Paris first inhabitants to the French Revolution, explore a district that has shaped the history of France. See one of Paris oldest street, Marie Antoinette's prison as well as Paris most famous flower market. Eglise St-Germain l'Auxerrois Visit one of Paris oldest church. Just a few minutes away from the Louvre museum it uses to be the kings Parish when they use to stay in the Louvre. With its gargoyles, it's flying buttress it's a great testimonial of gothic architecture. Next, enjoy a relaxing cruise along the Seine river with lunch while enjoying the view of some of Paris most famous sights and monuments.
After, visit the infamous Louvre Museum. Hear in-depth stories behind the art from your guide. See the Mona Lisa and learn more about her mysterious smile. "Venus de Milo", "Winged Victory of Samothrace"... the Louvre masterpieces will have no more secrets to you.
Next, visit the Iconic Eiffel Tower and enjoy priority access to the 2nd floor. Learn interesting tales and anecdotes about the tower’s unique history and enjoy panoramic views. Return to your hotel.
DAY 5 – 22 JUN 2023 PARIS
After breakfast, meet your guide and depart for the Black Paris tour. Black Paris Tours® takes you to the hang outs, haunts and places made famous by African American musicians, soldiers, writers, artists, historians, celebrities, and political exiles. From the 1800s to World War One, and from the days of the Harlem Renaissance, to the 1970s, they came to Paris fleeing racism in America. Along the way, they joined the list of the world's most famous Black expatriates and visitors.
This afternoon, enjoy a pastry and chocolate walking tour of Paris. Visit local patisseries and shops to taste the local cuisine and delicacies. Return to your hotel.
DAY 6 – 23 JUN 2023 PARIS
Enjoy breakfast at the hotel and the full day at leisure, or book the optional day tour to Versailles.
OPTIONAL TOUR: Versailles Full Day Tour
Visit the Palace of Versailles for a private guided tour of this royal chateau. On this 90-minute tour, follow a knowledgeable guide around the palace to see the King’s and Queen’s State Apartments and Hall of Mirrors. Witness the opulence of one of Europe's most magnificent royal residences and explore the decadent salons and chambers where kings and queens of France once held court. Stroll through the expansive, World Heritage gardens, and add a regal flair to your visit with an optional fountain or music show on certain days.
DAY 7 – 24 JUN 2023 PARIS
Enjoy breakfast at the hotel, then transfer to the Paris Airport for your flight
$2470.00 per person (Double Occupancy)
$3220.00 per person (Single)
4/4/2022: $250.00 per person/NON-REFUNDABLE
6/4/2022: $350.00 per person payment
8/4/2022: $350.00 per person payment
10/4/2022: $350.00 per person payment
12/4/2022: $350.00 per person payment
3/17/2023: FINAL PAYMENT DUE
***Late payments will incur a $35 fee and your trip may be subject to cancellation***
***Passport must be valid for six (6) months beyond the travel dates. Your passport should not expire before December 17, 2023.***
2 Nights at the Clayton City Of London Hotel
4 Nights at the Relais Monceau Hotel (PARIS)
Seine River Cruise
48 Hour Hop On Hop Off Ticket (LONDON)
Black Paris Tour
Full Day Walking Tour of Paris
Transfers and Transportation
Pastry and Chocolate Walking Tour Of Paris
ALL AIRFARES, departure taxes & fuel surcharges, seat selection)
Optional Tours (priced below)
Meals unless listed in itinerary
Tips & Gratuities ($10 per day suggested for the guide; $5 per day for the driver)
Increase in local tax rates
Early check in & late check out of rooms (standard check in time is 2pm and checkout 10am)
Visa/passport handling fees