Grand UK

Grand UK

12D/ 11N
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GRAND U.K. TOUR (11 N/ 12 D): OCTOBER 14-25, 2019

5 N ENGLAND (LONDON, WINDERMERE), 2 N SCOTLAND (EDINBURGH), 2 N (BELFAST), 2 N IRELAND (DUBLIN)

UK comprises of England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland. Although Ireland is an independent country, a UK passport is valid for visiting Ireland.Taken as a whole the United Kingdom contains more heritage, per square mile, than any other nation, tracts of stunningly beautiful countryside, a coastline to die for and some of the most vibrant, multicultural cities on the planet.

London is the gateway to the region, and there's enough here to keep you busy for weeks. We start our UK journey from London. The Tower of London and St Paul's Cathedral are obvious highlights, and the visit to Thames riverfront is a must. Then we head North and the Lake District, immortalised in poetry over the centuries, lives up to its image, and you can escape from the rambling hordes by setting off for a challenging hike. Edinburgh is the capital city of Scotland, dominated by the castle at it heart. It comes to life every summer for its world-famous comedy festival. Northern Ireland is centred around buzzing Belfast: it also has castles galore and the huge hexagonal stone columns of the Giant’s Causeway. And finally, we round off our tour with a visit to the bustling Irish capital of Dublin

 

DAY WISE ITINERARY:

DAY 1:

Arrive in London at around noon & transfer to your hotel near Hyde Park, Central London. Relax in the hotel for a while. Activate your 3 day London Pass & take the Thames river cruise in the evening and admire the city lights as sun sets in.

DAY 2:

Things to do with London Pass today: Visit Tower of London, Tower bridge, St. Paul’s Cathedral, West Minster Abbey & Buckingham Palace. Enjoy the Hop on Hop off bus tour. In the evening visit to the theatre & Theatre show (optional)

DAY 3:

Things to do with London Pass today: Visit to Windsor Castle (Change of guards ceremony at 11 AM). Enjoy Jason’s canal boat tour, London Zoo, Wembley stadium. Visit your favourite museums in the afternoon. Round off the day with some shopping.

DAY 4:

After breakfast take the train journey from London Euston to Windermere, in the Lake district (Total journey 3 hour 54 minutes). Settle down in a boutique hotel near lake Windermere & enjoy the scenic beauty.

DAY 5:

After breakfast experience some of the highlights of the Lake District National Park on this full-day Ten Lakes Spectacular small-group tour from Windermere. Traveling by air-conditioned minivan with an expert guide, explore the beauty spots and villages of central Lakeland as you learn about its history.

DAY 6,7:

After breakfast take the early morning train to Edinburgh, Capital of Scotland arriving at around noon (Journey time 2 hour 48 minutes). Enjoy 2 days in Edinburgh with the Royal Edinburgh ticket which includes admission to Edinburgh castle & Hop on Hop off bus tour of the city.

DAY 8,9:

After breakfast board the domestic flight from Edinburgh to Belfast in Northern Ireland. Enjoy 2 night stay in Belfast with a Belfast Combo ticket covering Titanic Belfast & the Hop on Hop off tour. Enjoy access to the Titanic Belfast, the most visited attraction in Northern Island, then visit attractions such as the Belfast Murals, Titanic Dock, Queens University, and St George's Market.

DAY 10:

After breakfast undertake a bus journey to Dublin (Journey time 2 hours 10 minutes). Dublin, capital of the Republic of Ireland, is on Ireland’s east coast at the mouth of the River Liffey. Its historic buildings include Dublin Castle, dating to the 13th century, and imposing St Patrick’s Cathedral, founded in 1191. City parks include landscaped St Stephen’s Green and huge Phoenix Park, containing Dublin Zoo. The National Museum of Ireland explores Irish heritage and culture. Enjoy the city with the Dublin Hop on Hop off tour.

DAY 11:

Today discover the delights of Ireland’s County Kerry on this adventurous day trip from Dublin. Travel along winding coastal roads into the Killarney National Park with your guide, and explore pretty towns and villages such as Adare, Aghadoe and Killarney. Marvel at natural attractions including the Lakes of Killarney, Black Valley and the Torc Waterfall, and gain insight into Ireland’s rich geology. Take the Wild Atlantic Way through the Dingle Peninsula to Inch Beach, and gaze out over Dingle Bay and Tralee Bay before returning to Dublin.

DAY 12:

Enjoy Dublin city on your own in the morning before boarding the afternoon flight back to India.

INCLUSIONS:

Transportation:

Train travel: London-Windermere, Windermere-Edinburgh (2nd Class);  

Bus Travel: Belfast-Dublin

Domestic Flight:  Edinburgh -Belfast

Hotels & Sightseeing:

3*/4* Hotels (with B/F) 11 Nights on Twin sharing

Essential sightseeing:

  • 3 Day London Pass
  • 10 Lakes Tour from Windermere (Lake District)
  • Royal Edinburgh Ticket with Hop on Hop off bus & Edinburgh castle entrance
  • Belfast Combo tour: Titanic Belfast & Hop on Hop off bus tour
  • Dublin: Hop on Hop off bus tour & County Kerry day trip

EXCLUSIONS:

Flights

Expenses of Personal Nature

U.K. Visa