Your budget-friendly tour of Britain will be the highlight of your travelogues for years to come. You'll set out from London to the Welsh capital of Cardiff. On the way, you'll visit mysterious Stonehenge and stop in the elegant Georgian city of Bath. You'll travel through the lovely Cotswold Hills with their honey-colored limestone villages to Shakespeare's Stratford-upon-Avon. Your tour of Britain's highlights includes a drive into the tranquil Lake District, often considered to be the finest of England's national parks. Then, visit Gretna Green, where the blacksmith used to wed runaway couples before making your way through the history-steeped Lowland Hills to Edinburgh. Visit Edinburgh Castle and see the Scottish Crown Jewels, known as the Honours of Scotland. Departures 0729 and 0819 include a special treat: a performance of the world-renowned Military Tattoo-Scottish pipe bands en masse, performing on the esplanade of Edinburgh Castle. Your value-minded Britain vacation is one to remember for years to come.
- Visit the prehistoric monument
- Visit the elegant Georgian city
- Discover Shakespeare's home town
- Visit the picturesque village
- Drive through the UNESCO World Heritage landscape
- Guided sightseeing, visit Edinburgh Castle
- Sight Seeing Tours
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Today, travel through the lovely Cotswold Hills with its honey-colored limestone villages to Shakespeare's Stratford-upon-Avon, where you will have time to explore the town at your own pace. The afternoon is dedicated to North Wales. Take a stroll in picturesque Llangollen, home of an annual international contest for poets and musicians. Spend the night in Chester, the historic county town on the Dee River.
Breakfast and Dinner
Drive into the tranquil Lake District, often considered to be the finest of England's national parks and recently awarded UNESCO World Heritage status. Then, visit Gretna Green, where the blacksmith used to wed runaway couples before making your way through the history-steeped Lowland Hills to Edinburgh. A suggestion for this evening: enjoy a traditional Scottish night out with Highland dancers, bagpipers, and, of course, the Ceremony of the Haggis.
A full day to enjoy the Scottish capital. Morning sightseeing with a Local Guide introduces you to the 200-year-old "New Town," home to famous scientists, inventors, and novelists. In the "Old Town," visit EDINBURGH CASTLE to admire Scotland's Crown Jewels. Afternoon at leisure. Later, a unique optional experience: board the former Royal Yacht Britannia. Tour five decks and see how the Royal Family and crew of 240 lived and worked on board. Dinner rounds out this optional evening. For departure numbers 0729 through 0819, tickets are included for tonight's performance of the world-renowned MILITARY TATTOO, a vast spectacle of massed Scottish pipe bands that takes place in an arena on the esplanade of Edinburgh Castle.
Travel by EXPRESS TRAIN (standard class) to London, where you holiday ends.
- Starting from AED 3585* per adult on Twin / Triple Sharing
- Child above 8 years are allowed on this tour
May 19: 7, 14, 21 & 28
Jun 19: 4, 11, 18 & 25
Jul 19: 2, 9, 16, 23 & 30
Aug 19: 6, 13, 20 & 27
Sep 19: 3, 10, 17 & 24
Oct 19: 1 & 8
HOTEL ACCOMMODATION DETAILS
- Cardiff: Park Inn Cardiff
- Chester: Mercure Chester Abbots Well
- Edinburgh: Leonardo Hotel Edinburgh Murrayfield