London Itinerary 5 Days

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Overview: London Itinerary 5 Days

London- the cultural and financial capital of the world is truly a global city. People of all countries, races, and classes call it home and have been living here for generations. It doesn't come as a surprise then that London is the most-visited city in the World, in terms of International visitors. Though 5 days in London is too less of a time to totally absorb or experience the true essence of this great city, still it is good enough to get a great glimpse of various important attractions.

Day 1 in London

Start your London Travel on a holy note with a visit to the St. Paul's Cathedral. It is perfect for starting your journey, as apart from the beautiful architecture, it is also close to several other important attractions.

Head to Tate Modern for a rendezvous with modern art, from where you can take a cab to London's iconic structure - the London Eye.

Afterwards, visit Churchill War Rooms and walk to the Parliament Square to end your day on a historical note.

Day 2 in London

The best way to see London and absorb its culture is by visiting Trafalgar Square and spending some time here.

Afterwards take a cab or walk to the National Gallery which will take up the afternoon.

In the evening head to the British Museum for a sight of priceless artifacts like the Rosetta Stone before finally wrapping up the day with a walk in Covent Gardens where you can stroll, eat and shop in peace.

Day 3 in London

Any trip to London can't be truly complete unless you have visited the Buckingham Palace, from where drive down to the Queens House to complete your royal quest.

In the afternoon relax for a bit at the Green Park and then a cab can take you to the Victoria and Albert Museum.

In the evening enjoy dinner at one of the restaurants in Hyde Park and then go for a stroll afterward to digest that yummy meal.

Day 4 in London

The Natural History Museum is a must see in London within 5 days of your trip with its vast collection of naturally occurring historical objects. Thus, it should be your first stop on Day 4.

A cab or a bus can then take you to the Tower of London from where you can take a short stroll to reach Tower Bridge. If lucky you can see the bridge folding to let a boat pass through!

After all the sightseeing, time to head to The Globe Theatre for a tryst with Shakespeare and his fantastic works.

Day 5 in London

While planning a trip to London and creating a London itinerary 5 days make sure to add the Hampton Court Palace for a sneak peek into the astounding architecture of the medieval era.

Afterward commute to the Imperial War Memorial and witness the horrors of the First World War.

In the late afternoon head to the Sea Life London Aquarium and wrap up your London vacation with a visit to Somerset House, that lies at the very center of the city.

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  • Want to take a day trip on the 19th of August 2020 from London to Bristol. My wife was born there 75 years ago and wants to see the place were she was born. Want to surprise her. She has talked about it often.Need someone to guide us.

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    • Hi, Dean! We would love to help you plan this surprise trip to Bristol. But, we will need some more information to understand what exactly you are looking for. I request you to mail us your trip details and some more information on this place you are talking about at and we will get back to you as soon as possible with relevant guided tours. 

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  • Which Off/On Bus tour would you recommend doing to get a good overview of the major places to see in London? I'm seeing mixed revues and none of them are very current. Will be in London July 2020

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  • There seem to be very interesting guided tours of Highgate Cemetery. How do I find and book them?

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    • Check the details of this Highgate Cemetery tour and consider booking if it interests you or you may call on 020 8340 1834 to check availability of other tours. 

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