London Vacation

London, undoubtedly offers you a classic holiday. Being the capital of the United Kingdom, London is one of the best destinations to spend your invaluable holiday. With its history spanning to ancient roman times, England as such is continuing to be a strong influencer to rest of world, in particularly more in India. More than anything, the charm of this capital city is what makes this place extraordinary. London cosmopolitan boasts an exotic day life and a vibrant nightlife. From the iconic big ben to natural history museum to convent garden to oxford street to Buckingham palace to tower bridge to popular English breakfast to what not! Include London vacation to your European itinerary for a best vacation experience.

Pickyourtrail offers intricately curated London tour packages with a personalized touch for you to have an unforgettable memory. These packages are finely detailed and the algorithm matches your definition of a dream vacation. The uniqueness in customize option lets you to frame an itinerary that could be 100% customized by you. Be it your honeymoon or family vacation, London is simply inexhaustible. Book your London tour packages at Pickyourtrail and fall in love with your favorite destination.

Top 5 places to visit in London

Big Ben

Big Ben is one of the most iconic monuments in London - definitely a must visit. Not just that, the world ultimately recognizes London with this tower. Also known as the Elizabeth Tower, this clock has taken London through time travel for more than 160 years. Known for its massiveness and accuracy, Big Ben is rightly an UNESCO world heritage site. Visit this tower anytime in the late evening, the glistening monument is one you will never forget. This four faced monument is an icon of parliamentary democracy in the United Kingdom. Try not to miss clicking amazing pictures in front of the tower. This being one of the best instagram worthy places, your pictures will definitely tell stories about your London vacation.

Location: Westminster, London, England

Buckingham Palace

Located in Westminster City, Buckingham Palace is the administrative residence of the ruling monarch. And this palace has been serving as the administrative residence since 1837 for more than 150 years. Any official event across the country, this palace becomes the spotlight. The staterooms are open to the public during the summer months. Inside Buckingham Palace, there are about 775 rooms wherein 19 are staterooms, 52 are royal bedrooms, 118 are staff bedrooms, 92 are offices and 78 are bathrooms. The balcony in Buckingham palace is very famous and the ruling queen makes her appearance during important celebrations and ceremonies. The queen’s gallery and the royal mews will definitely grab your attention here. Do not miss including Buckingham palace in your London vacation itinerary - swing by all sense!

Location: London SW1A 1AA, United Kingdom

London eye

Located on the south bank of the river Thames, the London eye, also known as millennium wheel, is the best observation wheel located in the United kingdom. London eye is one of the most popular tourist attractions luring over 3 million travelers across the world every year. Each capsule in the wheel has a capacity of 25 passengers and this wheel as a whole moves so slowly that it rotates only twice in 60 minutes. Get into the capsule, witness the panoramic view of the city and you will be able to behold the most beautiful happening of the city - from the River Thames, the houses of Parliament, Big Ben, Westminster Abbey, Buckingham Palace and St. Paul’s cathedral. Visiting this place after the sunset is the most ideal time to visit this place as witnessing London during the night time could be more entertaining than during the sun hours. London vacation will definitely be made worth it with the London eye being in your itinerary.

Location: Riverside Building, County Hall, London SE1 7PB, United Kingdom

Warner Bros studio

Warner Bros studio is one of the largest studios located in Great britain. This is one of the most popular tourist attractions in London. Take up a studio tour and the walk through exhibition are the right things you could do here. If you are someone who loves Star Wars, Batman and Harry Potter, then visiting Warner Bros studio tour in London is such a mandatory thing. And during the tour, try not to miss admiring the breathtaking sets, fall in love with the fantastic props and fantasize the costumes. And if you are visiting anytime while ticketed events are happening, try not to miss them. You will have the best London vacation.

Location: Studio Tour Dr, Leavesden, Watford WD25 7LR, United Kingdom

Millennium Bridge

Millennium Bridge is yet another important tourist attraction London has. It connects the river bank to the mainland. This bridge is located just close by the very iconic Bakers street in London. And if you are a harry potter fan, this bridge will bring you memories of your favorite scene of the HP series. Also known as the wobbly bridge, this is one of the best instagram worthy places to visit in London. Try not to miss clicking amazing selfies at this place. There are multiple bars and restaurants of your interest near this bridge to keep you entertained after your small walk. Your London vacation will be made amazing with this visit.

Location: Thames Embankment, London, United Kingdom

Top things to do in London

Covent Garden

Located on the western edge of the city, Covent Garden is a must visit place to satiate the shopper in you. Predominantly, this place is packed with shopping and entertainment zones. You should never be missing this place in your London itinerary. You can shop your heart and bring some amazing art works for yourself to home. The London transport museum here houses a lot of vintage vehicles. If your craze is around vehicles, try not missing this place. Many street performers perform here and the theatre draws a lot of attention for its plays. Stroll through this street on an evening and make it absolutely amazing.

Food tour

London is absolutely famous for its English breakfast worldwide. You should never miss taking up this experience in London. Do not just aim for trying food from upscale restaurants. Try every street food you come across in London. Also, there is no match to the fish and chips here. Also, there is no equivalent to English breakfast here. However, keep these in your checklist - Pie & Mash, Indian Food, Cockles, Scotch Eggs, Pasty, Sticky Toffee Pudding, Trifle.

Cauldron Pub London

Again, if you are a HP fan, this place is absolutely made for you. Wizardry by all means, this place is truly a visual treat. This Cauldron Pub is a bombshell and a must try pub. This place is an absolute mash up of your favorite drinks and eye treating ambience. Mixology of molecular mocktails make the hype a real thing here. Right from the hospitality to magical cocktails, this pub located in East London is sure to grab your attention during your London vacation.

Be at the London eye

This millennium wheel was built in the year 1999. This wheel is the largest observation wheel in the whole planet. It gives a panoramic view of London in a 25 kilometer radius. Each capsule in the wheel has a capacity of 25 passengers and visiting this place during the sunset hours is the most beautiful sight in London. Do not fail to make reels here and enjoy the panoramic view.

Visit the Hyde Park

Hyde Park is yet another fantasy London has for you. This is the largest of parks in London. Unwrapped over 142 huge hectares, this park is more than 350 years old. Visit this place and rejuvenate your eyes that are constantly exposed to blue filters. For a change, expose them to cool natural greens.

Best time to visit London

London is one of the best places to visit in Europe. Put the other way. It gives you the best version of a classical European vacation. London always is blessed with a climate that stays on the colder side with hints of rain every time you look up at the sky at this capital city. However, like any other vacation spot, the peak season to visit this city is during its summer months. Depending on your purpose of visit, the places you have planned to visit, the activities you wanted to do, the budget you intend to spend and the hotels you wanted to stay, you will have to figure out one best time to visit that will match your perception of a perfect London vacation. Read through to get to know what it is for you.

Peak season - London in Summer

The best time to visit London is during its summer months of June to August. The temperature is very warm enabling you to get around the country very comfortably. Also the temperature is between 21 to 23 degree celsius. The city feels extremely vibrant during the summer months. However, the places are very crowded pertaining to the summer months and good climate. The prices of accommodation and flights are also relatively higher. If you are booking to visit this city anytime near June and August, you will have the best London vacation.

Shoulder season - London in Spring and Autumn

The next best season to visit the city is during the months of Spring and Autumn - September, October, March - April. The temperature is slightly on the colder side. It is around 12 to 16 degree celsius in London during these months. You will be able to manage this climate with an overcoat. Pack the right things and you are sorted. As a bonus, you will not have to worry about the crowds and you will have the best vacation. Additionally, you will have the best prices for flights and accommodation with discounts. Hence you will be able to enjoy a discounted vacation this season.

Low season - London in winter

Winter months in London are extremely cold and wet. The winter months of November and February see a temperature of 12 to 16 degree celsius and hence it is very cold. And if you are planning your London vacation during these months, plan it indoors and make sure to visit places that are closed like the Warner Bros studio. The prices of accommodation turn out to be very less. You will have a budget friendly holiday but you will not enjoy the climate. Hence it is not recommended to visit the city during these months.

How to reach London?

London is about 6848 KM away from the US and hence taking a flight would be a highly recommended option. This mode of transportation helps you access your favorite destination more quickly and comfortably.

By Air

Located at a distance of 6848 KM, there could be no better option to reach the US and that too in such a short span of time. The average flight time between the US and UK is about 7.6 hours. London has 6 major airports - London City, London Gatwick, London Heathrow, London Luton, London Stansted and London Southend. However, London Heathrow is very famous and the busiest one of all. There are about 150 international airports in the United States. The Hartsfield–Jackson Atlanta International Airport, Los Angeles International Airport, O’Hare International Airport, Fort Worth International Airport, Denver International Airport, San Francisco International Airport and Seattle-Tacoma International Airport are some of the major international airports in the United States. Hence, traveling to London from the United States by air is one of the most comfortable ways to travel.

Getting around in London

London is extremely well connected when it comes to internal transport. There are alot of options for you to travel - Buses, London Underground, Docklands Light Railway, River bus services, Local trains, London trams, Cabs and cycles for hiring. Explore through every option to get the best London vacation experience.

Book your London vacation at Pickyourtrail

Pickyourtrail offers a luxurious London vacation you had been wanting always. A Personal touch in itinerary making is what makes your travel diaries more interesting. You will be able to customize every single line of your itinerary. This 100% customization helps you fall in love with your very favorite London city again and again! You will be able to frame an itinerary in a time less than going awestruck at the Big Ben. If you have been dreaming of an exotic London vacation, try the London tour packages and you will have the best memories created for your lifetime!

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The Best 6 Nights London Tour Package

  • London (3N)
  • Manchester (3N)
  • Attraction
  • Leisure
  • Secrets of the Lanes Walking Tour in Brighton
  • Bluebell Steam Railway & Vineyard Bus Tour
  • Fleet Air Museum Admission Ticket

Inclusions (customisable)

  • 3 activities
  • Shared transfer
  • 24x7 concierge

Starts from$ 606 /Person

16 nights 17 days Incredible London Tour Package from India

  • London (8N)
  • Paris (8N)
  • Attraction
  • Leisure
  • Secrets of the Lanes Walking Tour in Brighton
  • Bluebell Steam Railway & Vineyard Bus Tour
  • Explore Montmartre +3 activities

Inclusions (customisable)

  • 6 activities
  • Shared transfer
  • 24x7 concierge

Starts from$ 592 /Person

16 nights 17 days London Honeymoon Package

  • London (8N)
  • Paris (8N)
  • Attraction
  • Leisure
  • Secrets of the Lanes Walking Tour in Brighton
  • Bluebell Steam Railway & Vineyard Bus Tour
  • Explore Montmartre +3 activities

Inclusions (customisable)

  • 6 activities
  • Shared transfer
  • 24x7 concierge

Starts from$ 592 /Person

13 nights 14 days London Paris Amsterdam Tour Package

  • Paris (5N)
  • Amsterdam (4N)
  • London (4N)
  • Attraction
  • Adventure
  • REX STUDIOS
  • Paris Walking Tour for Children and Families
  • Explore Montmartre +12 activities

Inclusions (customisable)

  • 15 activities
  • Shared transfer
  • 24x7 concierge

Starts from$ 3,296 /Person

6 nights 7 days London Holiday Package

  • London (6N)
  • Attraction
  • Leisure
  • City Sightseeing Brighton Hop-On Hop-Off Tour
  • Sussex Vineyard & Winery Bus Tour

Inclusions (customisable)

  • 2 activities
  • Shared transfer
  • 24x7 concierge

Starts from$ 1,100 /Person

Relaxing London Trip for Solo Travellers

  • London (6N)
  • Leisure
  • City Sightseeing Brighton Hop-On Hop-Off Tour

Inclusions (customisable)

  • 1 activities
  • Shared transfer
  • 24x7 concierge

Starts from$ 1,137 /Person

16 nights 17 days London Packages

  • London (3N)
  • Paris (3N)
  • Prague (2N)
+3 cities
  • Leisure
  • Attraction
  • Secrets of the Lanes Walking Tour in Brighton
  • Bluebell Steam Railway & Vineyard Bus Tour
  • Explore Montmartre +7 activities

Inclusions (customisable)

  • 10 activities
  • Private transfer
  • 24x7 concierge

Starts from$ 2,758 /Person

A 17 day London and Amsterdam Package

  • London (8N)
  • Amsterdam (8N)
  • Attraction
  • Leisure
  • South Downs and Seven Sisters Half-Day Small-Group Tour from Brighton
  • City Sightseeing Brighton Hop-On Hop-Off Tour
  • LGBTQ History Walking Tour in Brighton +6 activities

Inclusions (customisable)

  • 9 activities
  • Shared transfer
  • 24x7 concierge

Starts from$ 2,407 /Person

Rejuvenating London Paris Amsterdam Tour Package

  • Paris (4N)
  • Amsterdam (3N)
  • London (3N)
  • Attraction
  • Leisure
  • REX STUDIOS
  • Jardin des Tuileries
  • Explore Montmartre +3 activities

Inclusions (customisable)

  • 6 activities
  • Shared transfer
  • 24x7 concierge

Starts from$ 2,022 /Person

10 nights 11 days Scotland Family Package with Daytrip Giethoorn and the Windmills of Zaanse Schans

  • Amsterdam (3N)
  • London (4N)
  • Edinburgh (3N)
  • Attraction
  • Leisure
  • Amsterdam: 1,5 hour Boat Cruise
  • Daytrip Giethoorn and the Windmills of Zaanse Schans
  • South Downs and Seven Sisters Half-Day Small-Group Tour from Brighton +1 activities

Inclusions (customisable)

  • 4 activities
  • Shared transfer
  • 24x7 concierge

Starts from$ 1,873 /Person

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