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Travel to 3 incredible countries in 8 days! Start your journey in London, where you can visit the Tower of London and Buckingham Palace. Cross into Scotland and marvels at the castles and the views over the sea before you arrive at the capital city, Edinburgh. Enjoy stunning landscapes of the Scottish Highlands, take a boat ride in Inverness to try your luck in spotting the mysterious Loch Ness, before returning to the South to the city of Glasgow. Take a ferry boat to arrive in Belfast in Northern Island, before arriving at our last destination, Dublin.

Inclusions:
  • 7 nights guided vacation
  • 7 nights accommodation in 3 and 4-star hotels
  • Breakfast daily
  • Boat ride on the Loch Ness
  • Ferry ride from Scotland to Ireland
  • Ticket admissions to Urquhart castle in Loch Ness
  • Travel by bus with English speaking guide
Single Supplement: add from $1270 more
Aug 2 – Aug 30,  2024 from $2469
Sep 3 – Oct 29, 2024 from $2339
Nov 15, 2024 from $2469
Dec 6 or 20, 2024 from $2179
Jan 3 – Mar 14, 2025 from $2179

Aug-Oct 2024: biweekly (Tuesdays/Fridays)
Dec 2024 – Feb 2025: every other week (Fridays)
Mar 2025: weekly (Fridays)

Not included: Gratuities, transfers, meals & beverages not mentioned in the itinerary, travel insurance.

Note: Hotels will be assigned by the supplier closer to departure and will be listed on their app for you to view. Travel Best Bets has no control over the hotels and their location that are arranged for this package.

 

Visit London, Durham, Edinburgh, Glasgow, Dublin

Boat ride: on the Loch Ness.
City tour in : London, Edinburgh, Dublin.
Evening tour: Soho in London.
Admission ticket: Urquhart castle in Loch Ness.
Ferry: Scotland – Ireland.

Day 1 London Arrival
TODAY’S HIGHLIGHTS: Arrival. Transfer to the hotel. Welcome to Europe!!!. Upon arriving at the airport we will be waiting to transfer you to your hotel. You can enjoy free time until your tour starts. Please, check the informative posters placed at the hotel reception area which have all the information about your upcoming services such as meeting place, time and the guide’s name.

Day 2 London (B)
TODAY’S HIGHLIGHTS: Visit London.

Night transfer. Get to know London on a guided tour featuring style, cul­ture and history. See Westminster, the Houses of Parliament, the River Thames, the Tower of Lon­don and Buckingham Palace, where we shall be able to watch the famous “Changing of the Guard” (depending on the season). Free afternoon. In the evening, we will meet at a a meeting point in Piccadilly to walk to Leicester Square, China Town and Soho with its amazing atmosphere, its theatres and bustle . Time for dinner in this area with numerous ethnic restaurants (Indian, Thai, Chinese, international, and so on). Return to the hotel from Piccadilly.

Day 3 London – Cambridge – York – Durham (B)
TODAY’S HIGHLIGHT: Picturesque countryside with hills and woods.

We start the day leaving London towards northern England. Our first stop is CAMBRIDGE to admire its beautiful residential colleges. After lunch, we will continue to YORK where its cathedral, Roman walls and lively shopping streets will create a charming memory, some free time to stroll around. Afterwards, we will continue north to DURHAM. Explore this charming medieval town full of life which has a wonderful cathedral right in front of the castle.

Day 4 Durham – Alnwick – Edinburgh (B)
TODAY’S HIGHLIGHT: Cross into Scotland. Castles, views over the sea. Sightseeing of Edinburgh.

Today we will travel to Scotland, stopping in ALNWICK, a picturesque town with lovely gardens and a large medieval castle which was used in the Harry Potter films. We will continue to EDINBURGH, arriving at noon. This is Scotland’s capital city and one of the most active cities in Northern Europe. Its monumental centre has been declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Its castle overlooks the city’s steep streets and parks. We will enjoy a sightseeing tour with a local guide.

Day 5 Edinburgh – Pitlochry – Inverness – Loch Ness – Glasgow (B)

TODAY’S HIGHLIGHTS: Magnificent countryside of high mountains and lakes. Boat trip. Loch Ness.

We continue to enjoy the stunning landscapes of the Scottish Highlands with a coffee and stroll in PITLOCHRY, a charming little village. We will continue and pass by INVERNESS in the north of Scotland, a city located very near the mysterious Loch Ness. After lunch we visit (entrance included) the URQUHART medieval castle, from here we will take a boat trip on the dark waters of the lake. Afterwards, we will pass through FORT AUGUST with its sluice gate system and FORT WILLIAM, the tourist centre at the foot of Ben Nevis (the highest summit in the United Kingdom). We will return south through the high plateaus where it is possible to glimpse the snow before visiting Loch Lomond, one of the most popular lakes in Scotland. We arrive in GLASGOW at the end of the day. Short stroll around the city centre and accommodation.

Day 6 Glasgow – Belfast – Dublin (B)
TODAY’S HIGHLIGHT: Ferryboat to Ireland.

Today we will leave Glasgow heading towards southern Scotland. We will board a ferry in Cairnryan. Our journey takes us towards Northern Ireland, arriving in BELFAST, Northern Ireland’s capital city. This monumental city is overcoming its religious conflicts. We will resume our journey to EIRE in Ireland. Last stop will be DUBLIN, arriving at the end of the day.

Day 7 Dublin (B)
TODAY’S HIGHLIGHT: Sightseeing tour of Dublin.

We start the day with a sightseeing tour of DUBLIN, Ireland’s peaceful capital city. We will enjoy a stroll on the banks of River Liffey, visiting its parks, old university and its lively downtown streets. We will stroll around Trinity College (depending on the duration of sunlight, this visit may take place the afternoon before, upon arrival in Dublin). Afternoon at leisure.

Day 8 Dublin Departure (B)
After breakfast, end of our services.

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