10 Nights 11 Days
Destinations : Edinburgh – Inverness – Glasgow – Windermere – Cardiffs – London
Upon arrival at Edinburgh Airport/Train Station, meet your car and transfer to your hotel Overnight at the hotel in Edinburgh.
Today Journey deep into the Highlands of Scotland on our monster-sized day tour. You hear the legendary stories of the Jacobites, gaze into gorgeous Glencoe, and get a chance to spot the mythical Loch Ness Monster. It’s a tour packed with bewildering beauty, and perfect if you’re short on time and want to see as much of Scotland as you can.Rannoch Moor – Admire unforgettable views at this epic expanse of untouched wilderness. Glencoe – Be moved by the sheer beauty and tragic tales of one of Scotland’s most famous landscapes. Great Glen – A humongous fault line through the Scottish Highlands; it’s a location that’s as historically important as it is beautiful. Fort Augustus – This wee town of 650 inhabitants is a great spot to watch boats traversing the Caledonian Canal. Loch Ness – Take a chance to go on an optional boat cruise or wander around this alluring and eerie loch. Grampian Mountains – Enjoy classic views of one of Scotland’s most mesmerising mountain ranges. Highland Perthshire – Travel through thick pine-clad slopes and take in views of fast-flowing rivers. Overnight at the hotel in Edinburgh.
Today take transfer to Station. Board the train and relax while you travel to Inverness station. Meet your driver and transfer to your hotel. Check in and spend the rest of the day at leisure. Overnight at the hotel in Inverness.
After breakfast, you have a Hop on/off City Sightseeing Tour of Inverness. The open top double-decker bus tour gives an insight into the development of the city from the original street between Castle and Kirk, with the oldest building Abertarff House, to the recently completed Highland Archive Centre. Inverness has had 5 castles through the centuries with many famous visitors, not all welcome, McBeth, Robert the Bruce, Mary, Queen of Scots and Bonnie Prince Charlie among them. Plan your day from the top of a double-decker bus, with 360 degree panoramic views of the city. Visit the many churches including St Andrews Cathedral which is probably one of Iocal architect Dr Alexander Ross’s finest buildings. On the Western outskirts of the City the tour highlights Tomnahurich Hill and the Caledonian Canal, where you could hop off for a Jacobite Cruise on Loch Ness before taking the higher ground for great panoramic views of Kessock Bridge, The Black Isle and the Inverness Firth out to Fort George. The tour introduces the flight of 5 locks at Muirtown constructed in 1822 by Thomas Telford to bring the Caledonian Canal to sea level. The final section of the tour takes you by the South side of Inverness Castle to see Flora MacDonald’s statue, the 3 Graces, then along General Wades road by Bellfield Park to Holm Mills shopping village. Overnight at the hotel in Inverness.
Today take your transfer to Station. Board the train and relax while you travel to Glasgow station. Meet your driver and transfer to your hotel. Check in and spend the rest of the day at leisure. Overnight at the hotel in Glasgow.
Today take your private transfer to Station. Board the train and relax while you travel to Windermere station. On Arrival proceed to hotel on own. Check in and spend the rest of the day at leisure. Overnight at the hotel in Windermere.
Today take your own transfer to Station. Board the train and relax while you travel to Cardiffs. On arrival transfer to hotel on own. Check in and spend the rest of the day at leisure. Later proceed to hop on hop off tour of Cardiff’s. Cardiff is home to the famous Millennium Stadium, Cardiff Castle which is one of Wales' leading heritage attractions, the magnificent Cardiff Civic Centre which includes The National Museum of Wales and the beautiful tranquil Alexandra Gardens. Hop Off at Cardiff Bay and see this fantastic new development and the Cardiff Barrage. Visit the Millennium Centre, one of the world's iconic arts and cultural destinations, Mermaid Quay a major waterfront development for a wide range of eating and drinking places and Techniquest, the hands on Science Exhibition Centre for all ages. Cardiff is known for it's shopping with a vast array of popular high street stores with three indoor shopping centres, surrounded by many independent stores in and around the city. It is also well known for its prestigious Victorian & Edwardian Arcades which house's a mix of designer boutiques, cafes, arts and crafts shops, specialist food shops and music shops, to name but a few. Overnight at the hotel in Cardiff's.
Today take your own transfer to Station. Board the train and relax while you travel to London. Meet your driver and transfer to your hotel. Check in and spend the rest of the day at leisure. Overnight at the hotel in London.
After breakfast, begin your discovery of London with a Hop on-Hop off tour conducted on a double decker bus by the “THE ORIGINAL LONDON SIGHTSEEING TOUR”. The tour offers three sightseeing routes that cover all the main sights. The ticket also includes Walking tours, a Thames River Cruise and Kids Club. Tickets are valid for 24hrs. The tour will pass by Buckingham Palace, the Houses of Parliament, Westminster Abbey, the Tower of London and Piccadilly Circus. Leave and re-join the tour at any time during 24 hours so you can visit the main sites such as Madame Tussauds, the Tower of London as well as the must see London Eye (entrances not included). In the evening, visit Leicester Square in the heart of London, where there is plenty to see and do – including the most famous musicals, restaurants, clubs and everything else that makes London such a vibrant city. Overnight at the hotel in London.
Today after breakfast the day is at Leisure to Explore London on own. Overnight at the hotel in London.
This morning after breakfast at the hotel the day is free at leisure until departure transfer to Airport or Train Station for your onward journey.
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