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3-Day Tour of Tea Rum and the British Empire in London

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Highlights

This is a unique, educational experience led by Local Experts and Historians. A deep dive into a period of British history when almost 25% of the earth's total land area and world population was under British influence.

Enjoy the camaraderie of like-minded travellers and meet our Local Host who is passionate about London and its history and works with the entire Local Team to offer you an unforgettable experience in London. Great for solo travellers as well as those travelling with friends and family.

About This Deal

Itinerary

Day 1: The British Empire

Stop At: Dyson School of Design Engineering, Imperial College London, Imperial College Rd, Kensington, London SW7 4YQ, UK
10:00 - 11:00: Overview of the programme and introductions.
Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: City of London, City of London, London, England
11:00 - 13:00: The group will head east by public transport to meet a Local Expert who will lead a tour and discussion on what London was like at the height of the British Empire.
Duration: 2 hours

Meals included:
• Lunch: 13:00 - 15:00: 2-Course meal in a restaurant serving modern British cuisine. Various dietary requirements ok.
No accommodation included on this day.

Day 2: The Trade in Tea

Stop At: Greenwich, Greenwich, London, England
10:00 - 13:00: The group will spend the day in Greenwich with a Local Expert who will take the group through the history of British naval prowess and the impact that the trade in tea had on Britain as well as the countries to the West and to the East.
Duration: 3 hours

Meals included:
• Lunch: 13:00 - 15:00: 2-Course meal will be at a Victorian riverside pub. Various dietary requirements ok.
No accommodation included on this day.

Day 3: The Trade in Rum

Stop At: Docklands, London England
10:00 - 13:00: The group will spend the day in the Docklands, an area full of Victorian warehouses and other reminders of London's past as an imperial trading port. A Local Expert will take the group through the economic, political and social forces at play around the trading of sugar, rum and slaves during those times.
Duration: 3 hours

Meals included:
• Lunch: 13:00 - 15:00: 2-Course meal at a restaurant that serves Caribbean food. Various dietary requirements ok.
No accommodation included on this day.

Additional Information

  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Near public transportation
  • Infants must sit on laps
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 10 travelers
  • Face masks required for travelers in public areas
  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
  • Face masks provided for travelers
  • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
  • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Regular temperature checks for staff
  • Temperature checks for travelers upon arrival
Inclusions
  • 3x Lunch
  • All Fees and Taxes
  • Public Transportation Fees


Departure Point
Dyson School of Design Engineering, Imperial College London, Imperial College Rd, Kensington, London SW7 4YQ, UK


Departure Time
10:00 AM

Duration
3 days

Return Details
Returns to original departure point


Voucher Info
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Fine Print

14-day cancellation rights do not apply; no refunds or exchanges permitted. Voucher valid only for date and time listed; may not be exchanged or redeemed for other dates. Purchaser name and phone number must be provided at checkout; this information will be shared with Viator and the tour operator for purposes of order fulfillment. Groupon promo codes may not be used for this offer. Groupon voucher Terms of Sale do not apply. See the tour operator's terms and conditions for this offer here.