Highlights of Great Britain

>>Highlights of Great Britain

Highlights of Great Britain

Includes

  • Flights

  • Hotels

  • Transfers

  • City Tours

  • Sightseeings

  • Breakfast

  • Taxes

Duration

09 Nights / 10 Days

 

Highlights

Edinburgh, Inverness, Glasgow, Windermere & London

  • 02 nights’ accommodation in Edinburgh
  • 01 night accommodation in Inverness
  • 02 nights’ accommodation in Glasgow
  • 01 night accommodation in Windermere
  • 03 nights’ accommodation in London
  • Daily breakfast except on day 01
  • London Hop on Hop off Tour
  • Entrance Ticket for Madam Tussaud’s Wax Museum
  • Entrance Ticket for London Eye
  • Edinburgh Hop on Hop off
  • Glasgow Hop on Hop off
  • Scotch Whisky Experience Tour
  • Inverness – Loch Ness Cruise ticket
  • Entrance ticket to Wimbledon
  • Departure transfer from hotel to airport in London on seat in coach basis
  • Intercity travel by train on 2nd class

(The tours start from a city centre point, transportation to and from the hotel is not included)

  • International air ticket, Domestic Ticket if any, Airport taxes, Visa charges, Over-seas Mediclaim Insurance.
  • Meals other than those specified (if any).
  • Tips, Laundry, telephone, optional excursions and other items of a personal nature.
  • Cost of foreign exchange for personal use.
  • Any items or services not specified in the itinerary ‘TOUR PRICE INCLUDES’ head.

Day 1 Edinburgh

On arrival, in Edinburgh, transfer on own to the hotel. Dominated by a medieval castle on a towering crag, Edinburgh is the celebrated capital of Scotland and boasts more than a thousand years of vibrant historical heritage.

Overnight in Edinburgh.

Day 2 Edinburgh

Today, board an Open Top Bus for a tour of the city highlights like the old town, the Scott Monument, Holyrood Palace, Parliament Building, Greyfriars Bobby and the renowned Edinburgh Castle. Later, unravel the mystery of whisky making on ‘The Scotch Whisky Experience’ tour (Optional) . This interactive tour is an experience for everyone and offers an insight into the world of Scotch Whisky . Overnight in Edinburgh.

Day 3 Edinburgh – Inverness (3.5 hrs)

This morning, proceed to Inverness, renowned for its natural scenic beauty and awe inspiring monuments. Inverness is a city in the heart of the Scottish Highlands. It is the most northern city in the British Isles. The city attracts considerable numbers of tourists drawn to the legend of the Loch Ness Monster, which according to mythology is purported to inhabit the Loch Ness that runs to the south of Inverness. Inverness is known as the Capital of the Highlands and some of Scotland’s finest scenery.

Overnight in Inverness. (B)

Day 4 Inverness – Glasgow (3.5 hrs)

An exciting day awaits you as you enjoy the ultimate, magical, Loch Ness experience! Highlights include a cruise on Loch Ness to experience the magnificence of the loch and its stunning attractions, such as the ancient ruins of Urquhart Castle. Later, travel to Glasgow, one of the liveliest and most cosmopolitan destinations in Europe. Glasgow offers a blend of internationally-acclaimed museums and galleries, stunning architecture, vibrant nightlife, fantastic shopping and a diverse array of restaurants and bars. Vibrant and energetic, Glasgow enjoys a year-round buzz with an arts scene that regularly produces cutting-edge productions and attracts high-profile exhibitions that led to the city being crowned European City of Culture in 1990. The city centre has countless impressive Victorian structures and then there are the unique masterpieces of one of the city’s most celebrated sons, the legendary architect and designer Charles Rennie Mackintosh. The city has a long- -standing reputation for its live music scene and is very well off too in terms of city parks.

On arrival check into the hotel.

Overnight in Glasgow (B)

Day 5 Glasgow

Enjoy the sights of Glasgow on an Open Bus tour and explore the rich cultural heritage of the city. See all the main sights as you hop on and hop off 21 conveniently located stops around the city.

Overnight in Glasgow (B)

Day 6 Glasgow – Windermere (2.5 hrs)

Today take a train to the one of the most scenic places in Great Britain, the Lake District. Windermere is the largest natural lake in England. It is a ribbon lake formed in a glacial trough after the retreat of ice at the start of the current interglacial. It has been one of the country’s most popular places for holidays and summer homes since the arrival of the Kendal and Windermere Railway’s branch line in 1847. The town is small enough to walk around easily. It is an area of natural beauty, well known for its Lakes, Waters and Tarns. The Lake District is also known as Lakeland or The Lakes. It has some splendid archeological sites including Stone Circles and many visitor attractions. Upon arrival in Windermere, make your own way to the hotel. Later, walk around and explore the beauty of the area on your own.

Overnight in Windermere (B)

Day 7 Windermere – London (3.5 hrs)

Morning is at leisure. Later in the afternoon, proceed to London. Upon arrival, make your own way to the hotel.

Overnight in London. (B)

Day 8 London

Today discover London on an Open Bus sightseeing tour along with a cruise on the River Thames. Later visit the famous wax museum, Madame Tussaud’s. It is one of London’s hottest attractions. Its both visually immersive and interactive and should be top of your list when visiting London. As you wander around Madame Tussauds you will stumble across an endless number of famous faces including David Beckham, Kylie Minogue, President Bush, Tony Blair and many more. You can also interact with the model celebrities. You can be there when David Beckham prepares to take one of his famous free kicks and feel the beat of his heart and tremble as the floor vibrates beneath your feet!! Then you can go through to the London Stardome and explore this interactive show dome. Later, visit one of the world’s largest observatory wheel ‘The London Eye’. Later proceed to Wimbledon and visit All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club, experience the history and traditions of ‘the Fortnight’ in the Museum. Get close to the Championships Trophies, feel the fabrics of tennis fashions from the Victorian period, test your skills on the Batak wall. Later you may also visit Centre Court, on a short 10 minute visit. These visits depart from the Museum Shop every hour .

Overnight in London (B)

Day 9 London

The day is free to explore London on your own or take an optional full day tour to England’s three most popular attractions – Oxford, Stratford and Warwick Castle. Your full day tour will take you over the Chiltern Hills to Oxford. You will be given a walking tour of Oxford past some of its famous universities whilst hearing the academic stories of some famous past students. You will visit the Great Hall at Christ Church College where Harry Potter scenes were filmed. Then onto Stratford Upon Avon, where you will visit Shakespeare’s birthplace. Then move onto Warwick Castle, renowned as the finest medieval castle in England. You will be able to visit the Waxwork exhibition, the state partments, dungeons, and the rampant walk with its magnificent views over the river and surrounding countryside. After exploring Warwick Castle we will head back to London driving through one of the most scenic areas of England- the Cotswolds.

Overnight in London (B)

Day 10 Depart London

Today you will be transferred to the airport to board your flight back home. (B)

OPTIONAL SIGHTSEEINGS :

UK
London

Tower of London

The Tower of London has been an integral part of British Royal History for nearly 1,000 years. Only at the Tower can you marvel at the breathtaking Crown Jewels, stand on the execution site of three English queens and hear the myths and legends that make a visit to the Tower ‘a day out to die for’. The Tower of London is one of the worlds most famous and spectacular fortresses!

 Days of Operation: Tue/Wed/Thu/Fri/Sat

Opening Time: 10.00 to 17.00 hrs

Departure Point: Tower of London

* No transfers included

Lords Cricket Ground

A guide will show you around one of the most famous sporting venues in the world. The MCC Museum remains both a world-class and a world-famous attraction to visit. While it contains a wide range of exhibits, it is best-known forbeing the home of The Ashes. As the tour goes on, you will walk through the heart of the Grade II listed Pavilion to the legendary Long Room, both a cricketwatching room and a cricket art gallery – with portraits of the games best-known figures, including WG Grace. Other highlights include the Royal Charter, the players’ Dressing Rooms with the renowned Lord’s Honours Boards. In addition, you will also see the famous Grand Stand and the award-winning Mound Stand. Lord’s has also the futuristic Investec Media Centre, which was acclaimed in 2001 as one of ‘The Fifty Best Buildings in Britain’. The tour ends at the Lord’s Shop where you can pick up an exclusive souvenir of a special day at ‘The Home of Cricket’.

Days of Operation: Daily

Opening Time: 10.00 – 15.00 hrs

Departure Point: Lords Cricket Ground

Discover Oxford, Stratford, Cotswold and Warwick Castle *

Enjoy the opulence of Oxford! Renowned for over 900 years as a centre of academic excellence, follow in the footsteps of its famous students; from Bill Clinton to Lewis Carroll and C.S. Lewis. Uncover the university town of Oxford at a leisurely pace and take in the famous ‘city of dreaming spires’ and see the Bodleian Library and the captivating college courtyards on your travels. Be guided through unspoilt narrow alleys and ancient squares of the historic town. The journey will continue with a visit to the delightful market town at the edge of the Forest of Arden- Stratford, also known as the birthplace of the world-famous playwright, William Shakespeare. We will then drive through the Cotswold, a charming blend of breath-taking natural beauty, bustling market towns and sleepy villages. Immerse yourself in battle preparations and feel the weight of a medieval sword deep in the heart of Warwick Castle, the last stop of a marvelous journey.

Days of Operation: Daily

Departure Time: 08.30

Departure Point: Golden Tours office

Durations: 10 hours

* Entrances to the attractions not included, but can be purchased on the day.

 Discover Windsor, Oxford and Stonehenge

At Windsor you will have a choice of one of the following options: Option 1 Entry to Windsor Castle: Enjoy the spectacular State Apartments, visit St. George’s chapel and Queen Mary’s Dolls’ House. Entrance fee is not included but can be pre-purchased before departing on the tour. Option 2 Walking Tour and Free time: Join the guide on a walking tour of Windsor and enjoy panoramic views of the castle. You will have time to explore Windsor at your leisure. Then on to Stonehenge situated on Salisbury Hill, 40 ton rocks stand alone since their arrival 5,000 years ago. Golden Tours ensure priority entry to Stonehenge, allowing you to enjoy an audio guided tour at a more leisurely pace. Following is a visit to Oxford. Renowned for over 900 years as a centre of academic excellence, follow in the footsteps of its famous students; from Bill Clinton to Lewis Carroll and C.S. Lewis. Uncover the university town of Oxford at a leisurely pace.

Days of Operation: Daily

Departure Time: 08.30

Departure Point: Golden Tours office

Durations: 10 hours

London Panoramic Morning City Tour

Enjoy this half day morning tour of the popular sights of London such as St. Paul’s Cathedral and Tower Bridge. You will also see the Tower of London where you will have an opportunity to take photographs. The tour also includes a stunning view of neo-gothic architecture – Big Ben and the Houses of Parliament, which can be seen from across the River Thames. Next, you will see Westminster Abbey where many British monarchs have been crowned before making a stop at the London home of Queen Elizabeth II, Buckingham Palace, for another photo opportunity. When possible, you will see the ceremony of the Changing of the Guards here as well.

Days of Operation: Daily

Departure Time: 08.15

Departure Point: Gloucester Arcade

Durations: 3 hours 30 mins

Edinburgh

Secrets of the Royal Mile
Edinburgh’s Royal Mile is a treasure-chest of historic gems just waiting to be opened. Let your expert guide unfold the history of this fascinating street and reveal its unique place in the development of the Scottish nation. Discover how the Royal Mile received its name. Marvel at the splendour of Scotland’s original Parliament Hall. Find out how Britain’s oldest equestrian statue shocked the ladies! Learn why, to this day, Scots spit on a stoney heart. Explore closes and courtyards. Stand where the great and the good once lived and worked. Conclude your tour at the Blair Street Interpretation Centre and visit our quirky shop.

Days of Operation: Daily

Departure Time: 13.15

Departure Point: Mercat Cross

Durations: 1 hour 30 mins

WE RECOMMEND SIGHTSEEINGS:

 UNITED KINGDOM
LONDON

Warner Bros Studio Tour “Making of Harry Potter” 
Book this tour and see the actual props, costumes and effects from the Harry Potter film series

Warner Bros. Studio Tour London is a behind-the-scenes walking tour which immerses guests into the world of film-making. The Studio Tour features authentic sets, costumes and props that showcase the British artistry, technology and talent that goes into producing world famous and successful movies. The Studio Tour will initially focus on the Harry Potter film series, located at the Studios where they were filmed. From the 19th March 2015, a new 20,000ft2 expansion will unveil, including the original Hogwarts Express steam engine and a recreation of Platform 9 3/4. The new, permanent section will offer a glimpse into how some of the films’ most iconic scenes were created as well as give visitors the chance to climb aboard the train’s carriage and to pose with a luggage trolley as it disappears through the platform wall.

Includes:
Return transportation to Warner Bros. Studio Tour London and entrance ticket to Warner Bros. Studio Tour London.

Days of Operation: Daily
Operational Time : Every hour from  08.00 hrs  – 14.00 hrs
Departure Point : Golden Tours Visitor Centre Victoria
Duration : 6 hours 30 mins
Please Note:
Please ensure that you will be at the meeting point at least 15 minutes prior to departure. Food and beverages not included. Digital Guides are available on the spot at GBP 4.95. Languages: English, French, German, Spanish, Russian, Italian, Mandarin and Japanese. Note that at the Warner Bros. Studio you will be given a minimum of 3 to 3.5 hrs for the visit.

Legoland with return transportation

Join this tour and you are guaranteed the fun filled family day out, enjoying interactive rides, live shows and many other fun attractions that this unique theme park has to offer.

Legoland Windsor is a family orientated attraction that has something to offer visitors of all ages. Everyone will be fascinated by the incredible LEGO models throughout the park. From comical camels to world landmarks and a yellow submarine, its amazing what can be built with millions of LEGO bricks! With over 55 interactive rides, live shows, building workshops, driving schools and attractions, all set in 150 acres of beautiful parkland, the LEGOLAND Windsor is a unique theme park for the whole family to enjoy.

Includes:  Entrance to Legoland Windsor and return transportation by coach.

Days of Operation: Daily
Departure Time : 08.45 hrs  /09.45 hrs  /10.45 hrs
Departure Point : Golden Tours Visitor Centre Victoria
Please  Note :
You will have the flexibility in returning back to London as Greenline coaches depart at various times during the afternoon between approx 15.30 to 18.20 (subject to change). It is advisable to avoid taken the last bus as it tends to get very busy.

Shrek’s Adventure 

A unique walk and ride attraction for the whole family. Step into the kingdom of Far Far Away and enjoy a brand new madcap Shrek adventure where amazing DreamWorks animation, captivating story-telling and a good dose of Donkey’s cheekiness awaits.

Step into and star in your very own hilarious, mad-cap adventure to the kingdom of Far Far Away surrounded by Shrek and his much loved Dreamworks friends. The world’s funniest tour begins when you board a magical ‘Dreamworks Tours’ red London bus driven by the mischievous Donkey, where chaos, calamity and endless fun are the name of the game Explore the fantasy worlds of Far Far Away and meet everyone from Princess Fiona, Puss in Boots, ‘Gingy’ the Gingerbread man to Pinocchio and the Three Little Pigs. But beware, Rumpelstiltskin, wearing his ‘angry wig’, will do all he can to disrupt your tour and stop your return to London. Will you collect all the special ingredients needed for the magic spell to transport you safely home? 10 fairy-tale themed shows with a good dose of Donkey’s cheekiness, amazing animation and captivating storytelling from Dreamworks, the producers of Shrek.

Includes :
Entrance to all NEW Shrek’s Adventure, 10 fairy-tale themed shows and a 4D magical bus ride.

Days of Operation: Daily
Operational Time: Open From 10.00 hrs –17.00 hrs
Departure Point: Shrek’s Adventure London
Duration : 01 hr 30 mins
*   No transfers included

Main Departure Points:

Shrek’s Adventure! London is situated on the South Bank of the River Thames beside the Coca Cola London Eye, opposite the Houses of Parliament. The official postal address is Shrek’s Adventure, Riverside Building, County Hall, Westminster Bridge Road, London SE1 7PB .

Please  Note :
Please visit the Box Office upon arrival at the attraction to exchange your voucher for a timed entry ticket. The ticket will have an allocated entry time of your choice on them; you must return to Shrek’s Adventure at this time to begin your experience. Your timed entry ticket will not exceed 45 minutes from the time of exchanging your voucher or a later time of your choice, subject to availability. The magic bus has a minimum height restriction of 0.9 m. Children under the age of 14 must be accompanied by an adult 18 years or over. The attraction is wheelchair accessible. The bus ride will only be accessible to guests who are mobile enough to get on the bus. There is a maximum of 2 wheelchair users allowed in the attraction at any one time. 

HOTEL DETAILS

CITY

HOTEL NAME

HOTEL WEBSITE

LOCATION

LONDON

Hyde Park Boutique Hotel  or similar 3*

www//hyde-park-boutique-hotel.londonhotelsuk.net/

City centre

Novotel Waterloo hotel or similar 4 *

www.accorhotels.com/gb/hotel-1785-novotel-london-waterloo/index.shtml

City centre

EDINBURGH

Old Waverly  or Similar 3*

www.oldwaverley.co.uk/

City centre
Princes Street

Novotel Edinburgh Park 4* or similar

www.novotel.com/gb/hotel-6515-novotel-edinburgh-park/index.shtml

200 mts from Edinburgh Park station, 12 mins from city centre

INVERNESS

Holiday Inn Express Inverness 3* or similar

www.expressinverness.co.uk/

3 miles from Inverness train station

Coloumba Hotel 4* or similar

www.bespokehotels.com/columbahotel

City centre

GLASGOW

Holiday Inn  or similar 3*

http://www.higlasgow.com/

City centre

Hotel Novotel or Similar

www.novotel.com/gb/hotel-3136-novotel-glasgow-centre/index.shtml

City centre

WINDERMERE

Macdonald Swan 3* or similar

www.macdonaldhotels.co.uk/our-hotels/macdonald-swan-hotel/

10 mins from windermere station

Macdonald Old England 4* or similar

ww.macdonaldhotels.co.uk/our…/macdonald-old-england-hotel-spa/

On the lake

WE RECOMMEND (PRICE PER PERSON IN GBP)

CITY

SIGHTSEEING TOUR

ADULT

CHILD

 

LONDON

 

 

 

Warner Bros Studio Tour Making of Harry Potter

71

58

Legoland Tour

80

73

Shrek’s Adventure

26

22

EXTENSION NIGHT (PER PERSON PER NIGHT ON BB BASIS) PRICE IN GBP

CITY

HOTEL NAME & CATEGORY

TWIN

SHARE

TRIPLE

SHARE

SINGLE

ROOMING

CHILD

WITH BED

CHILD

NO BED

LONDON

Hyde Park Boutique hotel 3* or similar

83

75

132

75

55

Novotel Waterloo hotel or similar 4 *

122

95

245

95

83

EDINBURGH

Old Waverly  or Similar

163

146

313

146

110

Novotel Edinburgh Park 4* or similar

163

146

171

146

108

INVERNESS

Holiday Inn Express Inverness or Similar

72

25

100

25

48

Coloumba Hotel 4* or similar

91

75

125

73

58

GLASGOW

Holiday Inn or Similar 3 *

72

60

144

60

48

Novotel or Similar 4*

63

52

125

52

42

WINDERMERE

Macdonald Swan 3* or similar

119

92

218

91

79

Macdonald Old England 4* or similar

138

105

231

105

71

TOUR PRICE (PRICE PER PERSON IN GBP and EUR)

CATEGORY

TWIN

SHARE

TRIPLE

SHARE

SINGLE

ROOMING

CHILD

WITH BED

CHILD

NO  BED

3 Star – Standard

GBP 1155 +EUR 330

GBP 1035 + EUR 330

GBP 1760 + EUR 330

GBP 985 +

EUR 155

GBP 730  + EUR 155

4 Star – First Class

GBP 1295+ EUR 330

GBP 1100 + EUR 330

GBP 2245 + EUR 330

GBP 1050 + EUR 155

GBP 870 + EUR 155

Notes: –

  • Validity: April – September
  • The above price is based on minimum 2 adults travelling together.
  • The above price is not valid for travel during trade fair period and special events.
  • At this point of time no services are confirmed and the same is subject to availability.
  • Maximum 3 persons (adult / child) are allowed per room.
  • To proceed with the booking you need to pay Non-Refundable Booking deposit of INR 20,000/- per person which will be adjusted towards the cost of the tour.
  • Should the period of travel, or the number of participants, or the type of accommodation, or the type of transport or the duration of the trip, change the quote will be adjusted accordingly.
  • 3.625 % GST is applicable on the above tour cost.
  • City tax /Resort Fees needs to be paid locally at the hotel.
  • Above cost is valid only if the booking is received 30 days prior to travel.
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