Exotic and Strange London

Exotic and Strange London tour

    Exotic and Strange London

    Tour the British Museum with your expert guide, who will help the children understand Egyptian hieroglyphs and the purpose of mummification.

    Stop by the Hunterian Museum which has an incredible collection of surgical equipment and human anatomy.

    Tour the Natural History Museum. The museum has superb paleontology, zoology and entomology galleries where you can see some of the largest creatures on the planet.

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      Itinerary Details

      Your personal driver-guide will meet you in the lobby of your hotel at 9.00 am. This is the perfect opportunity to discuss any changes you might like to make to your tour. Any tour itinerary we suggest is flexible and can be altered to suit your individual requirements, even on the day.

      Your child-friendly guide will show you the fun aspects of museums such as ‘Ginger’ a 5000-year-old mummified body at the British Museum. The British Museum has many secrets to be discovered, including treasure from an ancient 7th Century ship burial.

      Could this be the remains of King Arthur’s tomb? Or that of a great and powerful local King. Was JRR Tolkien, author of ‘The Lord of the Rings’, inspired by the objects here? Find out more of the mysteries of the British Museum with your personal tour guide.

      Stop at Lincoln’s Inn and take a ten minute walking tour through the square. Tour the Hunterian Museum with an incredible collection of 18th and 19th Century surgical equipment and human anatomy, including the skeleton of an Irish giant. John Hunter’s collection was regarded as being of such importance that it was purchased by the government and presented to the Royal College of Surgeons of England. Your guide will tell tales of the body snatchers and notorious barber surgeons. The Hunterian is one of London’s fascinating little secrets.

      Come face to face with a tyrannosaurus rex! Luckily, this t-rex is a life sized animatronic model at the Natural History Museum! With 60 teeth and 12 metres in length, it makes our existing large animals such as elephants look tiny!

      The museum has superb paleontology, zoology and entomology galleries where you can see some of the largest creatures on the planet. Learn how to make whale noises and see a life size model of a blue whale, the largest creature to have ever lived! See animals which are now extinct such as the dodo (and obviously dinosaurs!). There are 55 million animal remains and 6 million plant specimens, making it the largest national history collection in the world; a collection which has taken 400 years.

      You will also see London’s famous sights on route.

      Available Vehicles

      BMW X5

      Our new SUVs are perfect for city and countryside touring. Panoramic roof, large seats and easy access are all key features of our fleet. This vehicle is ideal for long distance touring, especially when including Britain’s National Parks. This vehicle makes easy work of mountain passes, country lanes along with being supremely comfortable. Luggage capacity: 2 medium cases plus 2 small carry-ons.

      BMW X5: Luxury SUV
      BMW X5: Luxury SUV

      VW & Mercedes-Benz passenger vans

      Our range of passenger vans are suitable to fulfil a number of different roles, depending on the number of people travelling, the amount of luggage and the length of the journey. Our Mercedes vans have 7 passenger seats, plenty of head and leg room. Our VW vans have more space and more luggage capacity and therefore are ideal for extended touring with groups up to 7 people. Luggage capacity: 8 medium suit cases plus 2/3 small carry-ons OR 5 large suit cases plus 2/3 carry-ons.

      Mercedes & VW: Luxury Vans
      Mercedes & VW: Luxury Vans

      BMW Grand Tourer

      This vehicle is super comfortable for 2 people, touring the countryside on an extended tour or day trip is a breeze. This Grand Tourer has a long wheel base, which means more leg room than your average sedan, higher seating position making getting in out of the car easier. Another nice feature is a full panoramic roof This BMW also has a smooth and quiet ECO engine and a certain amount of style too! Luggage capacity: 2 medium cases plus 2 handbag sized pieces of luggage.

      BMW GT: Luxury Sedan
      BMW GT: Luxury Sedan

      Mini Coach

      ​This vehicle is ideal for small corporate groups or large families. Large windows, cool boxes and quiet modern engines will enhance the touring experience. These vehicles have 15 passenger seats and rear area with tables. Luggage capacity: 15 medium bags plus carry-ons.

      Mercedes coach: Luxury mini coach
      Mercedes coach: Luxury mini coach

      Motor Coach

      Our luxury motor coaches can cater for every group size from 21 to 49 passengers. All of our luxury coaches are air-conditioned, have radio/pa systems and are fitted with seat belts. Some have a refrigerator, monitors and washroom facilities. Luggage capacity varies.

      Coach interior
      Motor coach interior

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      About Luxury Vacations UK

      Since 2002, we have created British travel experiences for individuals, families, groups and corporations. Driver-Guided Tours, Chauffeur-Driven Transfers and Behind-the-Scenes Tours, Unique Accommodation, Customised Group Programmes and VIP Experiences, Premium Tickets to Theatres, Sporting and Cultural Events

      And why we do it!

      Our aim is always to be an ‘upgrade’ to anything else available, but without going ‘over the top’ with our prices. We started our business by offering simple day tours and deliver them well. It was not long before our clients were asking us to include more services and events – this we took as a compliment and felt it showed they trusted us and had confidence that we would deliver to a high standard, without the fuss.