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English & Scottish Discovery Tour


9 Day Coach Tour - Superior & First Class Hotels
From US$1,361.00 land only

T O U R   H I G H L I G H T S
• Scottish Cabaret & Dinner • Tower of London
• Blenheim Palace • Cotswolds Drive
• Edinburgh Castle • Lake District
• Glen Coe • Loch Lomond Cruise

T O U R   I N C L U D E S
9 days / 7 nights / 11 meals

• Group transfers on arrival and departure
• Sightseeing by luxury coach throughout
• Services of a professional Irish driver/guide
• Local guides in London and Edinburgh
• Superior & first class hotels with private bath/shower for 7 nights
• 5 full breakfasts (B) and 2 continental breakfasts in London (CB)
• 4 dinners (D) including
- Scottish cabaret and dinner in Edinburgh
- 3 table d'hote dinners
• Welcome get-together drink
• Walking tour of Chester
• Loch Lomond sightseeing cruise
• Reserved seats for Edinburgh Military Tattoo on August 13 departure
• Visits and admissions to Tower of London, Blenheim Palace, Chester Cathedral,
Edinburgh Castle, Stirling Castle and Kilmahog Woollen Mill
Cobh Heritage Centre, Waterford Crystal Factory and Irish National Stud & Japanese Gardens
• Delux flight bag, ticket wallet, luggage tags & strap
• All local taxes, hotel service charges & porterage
for one suitcase per person

YOUR HOTELS
Stay at the following (or similar):

• Radisson Edwardian Grafton Hotel - London - 2 nights
• Albrighton Shrewsbury Hotel - Shrewsbury - 1 night
• Jurys Inn - Edinburgh - 2 nights
• Ballachulish Hotel , Ballachulish - Argyll - 1 night
• Glasgow Thistle Hotel - Glasgow - 1 night

T O U R   I T I N E R A R Y

Day 1 Depart U.S. for London.

Day 2 London Arrival & Leisure Time

Land at Heathrow Airport and transfer to your hotel. Transfers from Gatwick Airport available at additional cost. The remainder of the day is at leisure. There are exciting places to discover from traditional attractions such as the British Museum or the Tate Gallery to the modern "London Eye." Meet your guide and fellow travelers over a welcome drink.
Day 3 London Touring

Visit the Tower of London to see ravens, Beefeaters, the Traitors' Gate, the White Tower and the magnificent Crown Jewels. Then drive through the city center to see the main sights and streets. Pass the Houses of Parliament with Big Ben, nearby Westminster Abbey and bustling Piccadilly Circus. The afternoon and evening are free. (CB)
Day 4 Blenheim & Cotswolds

Visit Blenheim Palace, an 18th century Baroque masterpiece with priceless treasures of art and charming Water Terrace Gardens. Drive through the Cotswolds and stop in Stratford-upon-Avon for a browse around the town and continue to Shrewsbury. (CB, D)
Day 5 Chester & Lake District

Take a walking tour of Chester to see the medieval city walls and Chester Cathedral. Drive through the Lake District for stunning scenic views and stop in Grasmere. Drive to your hotel in Edinburgh and dine independently. On August 13 departure watch the Edinburgh Military Tattoo. (B)

Day 6 Edinburgh Highlights

Tour Edinburgh's Georgian "New Town." Travel along the Royal Mile to Edinburgh Castle for a guided tour and great views over the city. The afternoon is free for independent activities and in the evening enjoy a fun Scottish Cabaret. (B, D)
Day 7 Stirling Castle & Glen Coe

Visit Stirling Castle, which has been prominent throughout Scottish history. Mary, Queen of Scots, spent some years there. Drive through the scenic region of the Trossachs, across the haunting Rannoch Moor and through the majestic scenery of Glencoe to Ballachulish. (B, D)
Day 8 Loch Lomond & Glasgow

Drive through wonderful Highland scenery and stop in the planned town of Inveraray, built between 1753 and 1776. Cruise on Loch Lomond to admire delightful views before driving into Glasgow for a short orientation tour. (B, D)
Day 9 Depart for Home

Your tour ends with a group transfer to arrive at Glasgow Airport by 7:00 or 9:00 am. (B)

B = Breakfast, CB = Continental Breakfast, L = Lunch, D = Dinner
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