10 Nights 11 Days
Destinations : Edinburgh – Inverness – Glasgow – Windermere – Cardiffs – London
Scotland has a lot to offer, from distilleries and bagpipes to beautiful lochs and lively cities. At GT Holidays, we provide the perfect Scotland and Wales trip package itinerary to help you experience the true essence of this country.
Day 1: Arrival in Edinburgh
Arrive in Edinburgh, the capital of Scotland.
Check into your hotel and take some time to rest or explore the city at your leisure.
Visit popular attractions near your hotel, go shopping, or spend the day relaxing.
Day 2: Edinburgh Full-Day Tour
Spend the day exploring the many local attractions, including Edinburgh Castle, Royal Mile, and Holyrood Palace.
You’ll also explore the mesmerizing Highlands, visiting Glencoe, Great Glen, Fort Augustus, Grampian Mountains, and Highland Perthshire. We’ll entertain you throughout the journey with legendary stories about the Jacobites and the mythical Loch Ness monster.
Some of the other places we’ll cover in your Edinburgh tour include The National Museum of Scotland, St. Giles' Cathedral, and the beautiful Royal Botanic Garden.
You can enjoy a traditional Scottish dinner with a lively ceilidh performance in the evening.
Stay overnight at a luxury hotel in Edinburgh.
Day 3: Edinburgh to Inverness
Leave Edinburgh and travel to Inverness, known as the gateway to the Scottish Highlands.
En route, you can stop at attractions like Loch Ness, where you can try to spot the legendary Loch Ness Monster.
Arrive in Inverness, check into your hotel, and spend the rest of the day exploring Inverness.
Stay overnight at a luxury hotel in Inverness.
Day 4: Inverness – Full-Day Hop On Hop Off Tour
Explore Inverness, visiting sites such as Inverness Castle and St. Andrews Cathedral.
You’ll start your Hop On Hop Off tour of Inverness with a glimpse of old streets like Castle and Kirk. You’ll also visit Abertarff House, Highland Archive Centre, Tomnahurich Hill, and the Caledonian Canal.
Take a boat tour of Loch Ness to admire the stunning scenery and perhaps catch a glimpse of Nessie.
You can visit the Culloden Battlefield in the afternoon, where the Jacobite Rising ended.
End your tour with a visit to the Southside of Inverness Castle, General Wades Road, Bellfield Park, and Holm Mills shopping village.
Spend your night at a luxury hotel in Inverness.
Day 5: Inverness to Glasgow
Depart Inverness and travel to Glasgow, Scotland's largest city.
Upon arrival, take a guided city tour to see highlights like the Glasgow Cathedral, George Square, and the Riverside Museum.
Spend the evening exploring the vibrant nightlife and entertainment options in the city.
Day 6: Glasgow to Windermere
Leave Scotland and travel south to Windermere, located in England's beautiful Lake District.
Enjoy the picturesque scenery as you drive through the countryside.
Arrive in Windermere and take a leisurely boat ride on Lake Windermere, the largest lake in England.
Day 7: Windermere to Cardiff
Leave Windermere and journey to Cardiff, the capital city of Wales.
Upon arrival, visit Cardiff Castle, an impressive medieval fortification in the city's heart.
Explore the Cardiff Bay area, home to the Wales Millennium Centre and various restaurants and shops.
Don’t miss Mermaid Quay, Cardiff Barrage, Techniquest, and the beautiful Alexandra Gardens.
Cardiff is famous for its shopping centers and popular high-street stores. When in Cardiff, don’t miss the prestigious Victorian and Edwardian arcades, full of designer boutiques, cafes, arts and crafts shops, specialist food shops, and music shops.
Day 8: Cardiff Sightseeing
Spend the day exploring Cardiff further.
Visit the National Museum Cardiff, which houses a wide range of art and historical exhibitions.
You can also explore the city's Victorian shopping arcades and enjoy a stroll through Bute Park.
Day 9: Cardiff to London
Leave Cardiff and travel to London, the bustling capital of England.
Upon arrival, take a panoramic city tour to see iconic landmarks such as Buckingham Palace, Big Ben, and the Tower of London.
In the evening, you can explore the vibrant neighborhoods of London, such as Covent Garden or Soho.
Day 10: London Full-Day Tour
Spend the day exploring London's numerous attractions on a Hop On Hop Off tour.
Some attractions here include the British Museum, Tower Bridge, the Houses of Parliament, Westminster Abbey, Madame Tussauds, and Leicester Square. Make sure you don’t miss a ride on the London Eye for a panoramic view of the city.
Enjoy shopping on Oxford Street or explore vibrant markets like Camden Market or Borough Market.
You can also choose a cruise on the Thames for a riverside view of famous landmarks like Big Ben, St Paul’s Cathedral, Shakespeare’s Globe, and Tower Bridge.
Day 11: Departure from London
Check out from your hotel and depart from London, concluding your Scotland and London tour.
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