Meisha Brown

Wellness Adventures Worldwide

London and Paris

May 1, 2020 to May 10, 2020
London and Paris

Two capital cities in one big swoop!!! 

TWO LUCKY TRAVELERS WILL WIN A FREE EXCURSION IN LONDON OR PARIS. HOW TO WIN........PAY YOUR TRIP IN FULL BY FEBRUARY 14TH 2020!!!  

Travel Dates: May 1- May 10 2020

Have you always dreamed about drinking proper english tea in London or eating fresh baked croissants or baguettes in Paris? Well you do not need to wait any further as Wellness Adventures Worldwide has carefully curated an exciting cultural experience of London and Paris so you can make those dreams come true.

Enjoy exploring these two popular destinations within our 10 day trip from May 1-May 10 2020. You will get to explore two to three popular tourist attractions in each city as well experience a selection of the "new" hottest tourist attractions and restaurants specifically in London.  
Now ....you cannot go to London and not experience riding on the famous red double decker bus. So to enhance that experience for you get to have afternoon tea. Yes you get to drink proper english tea and enjoy afternoon cakes/pastries while riding around viewing the beautiful neighborhoods of London. And of course you will get to experience elevating to the summit of the Eiffel Tower to discover the breathtaking views of this romantic city. Lots of people always dream of this moment, and the exploration of the many cafes to experience many french delicacies. 
Finally you will have the opportunity to  explore some "off the beaten path" areas of London and Paris so you can hang out with the locals to truly experience each cities cultures as well experience daytime and evening river cruises and evening entertainment in Paris - Moulin Rouge. This curated trip is action packed but you will definitely have stories to tell. 


What's included in this trip:

  • 4* hotel accommodation including breakfast (double occupancy)
  • Private transportation from London Heathrow airport to your accommodation
  • Small Group guided tour of Windsor Castle, transportation by train (2nd class tickets) and admission included (half a day)
  • Small group guided tour of major London sites- Buckingham Palace & St Paul's Cathedral
  • Small group Afternoon Tea tour on a Double Decker Bus
  • River Cruise from Westminster Pier to Greenwich and walking tour of Greenwich
  • Optional: Explore "off the beaten path " sights of London
  • Dinner at one of the hot dining spots in London (Main course included)
  • Private transportation from Strand Hotel to St Pancras train station
  • Private transportation from St Pancras train station to Hyatt Place Hotel
  • 2nd class return train ticket from London to Paris on Eurostar
  • Private return transportation to and from Gare de Nord Paris to Holiday Inn Paris Opera
  • Hop on hop off (1 day) bus ticket Paris
  • Evening River Cruise on the Seine with dinner
  • Small group tour - Eiffel tower and audio guide 
  • Food and Wine Tour
  • Free time in London and Paris 



What's not included:

  1. Travel insurance 
  2. Roundtrip airfare to London
  3. Meals (unless where specified)
  4. Hotel Tourist Tax if required, to be paid locally
  5. Tips to drivers and tour guides
  6. Documents of a personal nature such as passports, visas etc
  7. Oyster/metro travel card for train systems in London and Paris
  8. Additional tours (WAW can assist in day tour tickets)



Itinerary:


        May 1          Depart from a USA  International Airport



        May 2     
        Arrive at London Heathrow Airport (arrival time must be by 10am. /Private transfer from London Heathrow airport to the hotel in London. 
        Check in at the  Strand Hotel
        Enjoy the day exploring the city on your own.
        7pm  Dinner at one of the hottest restaurants in London ( Appetizer and Main course only) 

        May 3     
        10 am Thames Cruise to Greenwich and private walking tour Sit back and enjoy the panoramic views of London’s skyline and waterfronts as you cruise eastward to Greenwich. During your journey, keep your camera ready as you sail past a string of top London attractions, including the Tower of London, Shakespeare’s Globe, and Tower Bridge. Admire the sights and learn their stories and secrets, as well as the history of the River Thames, via the entertaining live onboard commentary. At your arrival in Greenwich, your guide will wait for you for a walking tour from the 0-degree Meridian through the Royal Borough of Greenwich, by the beautiful river Thames. The tour will finish off in Greenwich market (food available) or if you're feeling fit, take a hike up the hill to the Royal Greenwich Observatory to see the Meridian Line. 

        4.30pm Experience afternoon tea with a glass of bubbly on – literally – a whole new level with our Premium Upper Deck Table offer! Jump on the Bella Vista bus and be prepared to take in the most beautiful views of London while indulging in our delicious selection of tea, sweet and savoury treats and a glass of Prosecco.                
        Optional:  Enjoy some "off the beaten path" sights - Little Venice, Portobello Road, Camden Market



        May 4 
        10 am St Paul's Cathedral and Changing of the Guards
        The panoramic tour explores the main cultural and historic sights of the West End and the City, with a special photo stop at the wonderful Westminster Abbey; the final resting place of many monarchs and famous figures such as Geoffrey Chaucer and Isaac Newton as well as the Unknown Soldier. Towering high above the concrete and glass of the City, the baroque beauty of St Paul’s Cathedral is a majestic reminder of old London. Enter the Quire and marvel at the beautiful mosaics inside. The Changing of the Guard at Buckingham Palace is one of those quintessentially British events that are known the world over. This tradition dates back to 1660, when the monarchy had been restored after Cromwell’s dictatorship ended. It is an awe-inspiring ceremony endowed with the pageantry that the English are so renowned for.

        2pm Bond in Motion Tour
        Home to an extensive collection of original vehicles and props featured in the iconic film series, it is the largest exhibition of its kind anywhere in the world.
        Bond In Motion, in association with EON Productions, has over 100 individual original items on display from the James Bond film series including concept drawings, storyboards, scripts, model miniatures and full-size cars, boats, and motorbikes. Highlights include the Aston Martin DB10 from Spectre, the Aston Martin DB5 from GoldenEye; the ‘Wet Nellie’ Lotus Esprit S1 from The Spy Who Loved Me; the Rolls-Royce Phantom III from Goldfinger; and the ‘Little Nellie’ Wallis WA-116 Agile Autogyro from You Only Live Twice. New and previously unseen exhibits are regularly added, and there are no replicas - every item displayed has been used in one of the 24 James Bond films to date. 

        Optional: Explore more "off the beaten paths" sights - Borough Market, East London- Spitalfields Market, Hoxton Sq, Brick Lane, (where curry comes to life)



        May 5     
        Windsor Castle You will meet your guide at one of train station in London and together will travel to Windsor. Windsor is the oldest inhabited castle in the world  and is still an official residence of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II. In 1348, Edward III founded the Most Noble Order of the Garter, Britain's highest order of chivalry. This order has its home here at Windsor and the knights worshiped at St George's Chapel - and their modern counterparts still do to this day. With your private guide you will visit the interior of the castle and the St George's Chapel, where Harry and Meghan were married on the 19th May 2018.

        Evening - Free
                             


          May 6   Check out of the Strand Hotel
          Enjoy Free time to explore additional sights of London (WAW can assist with tickets)
          4pm Private transfer from Strand Hotel to St Pancras station
          6pm 2nd class travel from London to Paris on Eurostar
          Private transportation from Gare de Nord to Holiday Inn Paris Opera



            May 7     
            Hop on Hop off Bus Tour (1 day ticket)
            Visit Paris boarding an open top bus "Open Tour Paris" and enjoy an exceptional view of Paris. Hop on Hop off as often as you please and see Paris in your own time and at your own pace with the 3 tour itineraries. Explore the Paris you have been looking for, historical, romantic, fashionable, fun and shopper friendly while listening to nice audio guided commentaries! Bus frequency gives you the opportunity to visit at your own pace the top monuments and to be seated comfortably each time you take the bus.

            Eiffel Tower ticket and audio guide.
            Enjoy a priority access to the 1st and 2nd floor of the Eiffel Tower and reach the summit, to discover Paris from ever higher ground. The Arc de Triomphe, the Notre-Dame Cathedral de Paris, the Invalides, the Louvre Museum are all monuments that can be (re)discovered at a height of 276 meters. Built by Gustave Eiffel for the 1889 Universal Exhibition, the Eiffel Tower, which was destined to disappear later, is now a must-see attraction during your visit in Paris. As flagship monument and symbol of the French capital, the Eiffel Tower welcomes more than 7 million visitors each year.

            6.15pm Cruise on the Seine.
            Spend a beautiful evening cruising on the Seine company and you will discover the wonderful tradition of French cuisine while admiring the wonderful City of Light. From the meeting point, you will be brought to the Quai de Solférino to board a Paris Seine boat-restaurant. You will then depart on a 1 hour 15 minute cruise that offers you a magic view over Paris, its bridges that cross the Seine, and the most symbolic monuments that border the Seine. During your boat ride, you will enjoy a relaxing dinner of traditional fine French cuisine. In this warm setting, you will enjoy the panorama while you savor your delicious meal.

            Menu -Choice of starters :
            Assortment:
            Scallops just fried, leek fondue, lemon cream
            Sweet potato tartar confit with seaweed, red cabbage filament
            Smoked salmon and pink pomelos, minced with yellow chicory, black pearls
            Duck foie gras block 30%, onion confit
            or
            *Butternut soup with soft and brown fruits, flower petals

            ** Choice of main course :
            Yellow poultry supreme, potatoes fondant and oyster mushrooms , cep cream
            Back of cod, sea lettuce, celery rave with turmeric and fennel, shellfish juice
            Beef steak, potato gratin, fried red onions and chestnuts, bordelaise sauce(+7€)
            or
            *Roasted cauliflower heads, forest mix, celery and fennel, vegetable juice

            ** Cheese platter (+6€)

            ** Choice of desserts
            Assortment:
            Eclair with basil apples and cinnamon
            Bitter Chocolate Ganache Entremet
            Crème brulée with coconut milk and pineapple
            or
            *Chocolate dome, orange supreme, blueberries

            ** Drinks: One glass of wine at choice
            or
            A glass of soft drink or water

            At the end of the wonderful dinner cruise, you return to shore a motor coach will bring you either to the meeting point or the Place de l'Opéra, as you choose.



            May 8     Free Day
            Explore the city on your final day. So many sights to see (WAW can assist with tickets)
            Optional: Explore "off the beaten path" sights Canal St Martin, Rue Oberkamp, Rue de Menilmontant

            4pm
            The hilltop village of Montmartre has so much to offer: from its unique vineyards to its colorful bistros and its picturesque
            little houses, the most bohemian area of Paris will amaze you at every street corner! During this fantastic food tour, max of 10 people, you will taste and learn everything you've ever wanted to know about French gastronomy: among a great selection of food stores, we'll take you to the best Parisian coffee place of the hill, you'll enjoy the finest chocolate candies in Montmartre and also a great assortment of cheese, wine, pastries, and charcuterie a few meters away from Le Sacré Coeur. Highlight of this tour is that you will taste famous bottles from Paris’s only vineyard, and discover the quarter’s
            gastronomic heritage.This tour is not for the faint hearted : be adventurous !




            May 9    Check out of the  Holiday Inn Paris Opera 
            12pm Private transportation from hotel to Gare Nord
            2pm 2nd class ticket travel on Eurostar to London St Pancras
            Private transportation from St Pancras to hotel near Heathrow airport
            Check in at Hyatt Place 

            May 10- Departure from Heathrow back to the USA




            Cancellation policy:

            Cancellations are subject of the following Refund Policy for Gone Traveling (Supplier):

            $300 Deposit:  Non-refundable

             

            1.     In the event of a cancellation up to 90 days prior to the Commencement Date, other than the deposit (Non-refundable deposit), no cancellation fees will be applied.

            2.     In the event of a cancellation less than 90 days prior to the Commencement Date, cancellation fees will be as follows:


            More than 90 days prior to commencement date

            No fees

            From 89 to 60 days prior to commencement date

            Non refundable



            3.     In the event of “No Show” of individual tour participants, the Travel Agency reserve the right to apply up to 100% cancellation fees.

             

            Available Packages

            London Town
            Unavailable as of April 1, 2020

            $2,800.00
            Deposit: $300.00