I'm doing a solo trip to London in the second half of February for 7 days. This will be the first time I'm visiting and I plan to do the normal tourist stuff (I haven't looked into what there's to do as this is a spur of the moment trip, but I imagine museums, palaces / historical landmarks, markets, theater, etc.). This is not a photography trip; I hope to take some nice photos, but I'm mostly looking to enjoy and relax.
I'm bringing a 5DIV and a maximum of 3 lenses. No tripod (doesn't fit) and no flash (I'm thinking not needed). My gear list is in my signature. If you've been there, I would appreciate thoughts on what lenses to bring.
The obvious would be 16-35/4 IS, 24-70/2.8 II, and 70-200/4 IS. That would cover all focal lengths and would be most flexible. But I wonder if I could do with just 2 lenses, and if so, which two.
Also, I wonder if I should substitute a fast lens like the 35/1.4 II. Not sure if that would be useful relative the zooms.
Finally, I could toss in a 40/2.8 pancake since its so small that I count that as a freebie.
This will all go into a Lowepro Flipside Sport 15L AW, which I plan to carry from morning to night when I get back to the hotel. So lighter is always better, though with the 3 lenses its only 10 lbs and I'm fine with it.