What is included in the tour
- Europamundo General Services : Travel by bus with English speaking guide, basic travel insurance, and breakfast buffet.
- Includes arrival transfer
- Boat: loch Ness.
- City tour in : London, Edinburgh.
- Evening Transfer: London Bridge in London, Leicester/ Soho area in London.
- Transfer: Candem district in London.
- Ticket admission: Traditional Afternoon Tea in London, whisky distillery in Pitlochry, Blair castle, Eilean Donan castle, Urquhart castle.
- 2 Lunch or Dinner Included in: Inverness, Inverness.
What is NOT included in the tour
- Any meals/services not mentioned in the inclusions
- China Town and Soho
- Spean Bridge
01. London. Arrival.
Welcome to London! On arrival at the airport, we will be waiting to transfer you to the hotel. Later, our guide will give an overview of the tour or you can check the informative panels in the hotel reception area.
TODAY’S HIGHLIGHTS: Visit London. English Teatime. Transfer to Soho.
Get to know LONDON on a locally guided tour featuring style, culture and history. See 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).
In the afternoon, at 17.00hrs, after a period of free time, we invite all our travellers to a traditional Afternoon Tea.
In the evening, a stroll through Leicester Square, China Town and Soho, with its atmosphere, its theaters and its entertainment. Sit down for dinner at your preferred restaurant (Indian, Chinese, Thai, international, and so on) in the lively district.
03. London- Cambridge- York- Durham.
TODAY’S HIGHLIGHT: Picturesque countryside with hills and woods.
We will depart from London toward northern England. We will stop in CAMBRIDGE to admire its beautiful residential colleges. After lunchtime, we will continue to YORK where its cathedral, its Roman walls and lively shopping streets will create a charming memory. Time for a stroll. Afterwards, we will continue north. DURHAM. Arrival in this small, charming medieval town full of life which has a wonderful cathedral right in front of its castle.
04. Durham- Alnwick- Edinburgh.
TODAY’S HIGHLIGHT: Cross into Scotland. Castles, views over the sea. Sightseeing of Edinburgh.
We will travel to Scotland. We will stop in ALNWICK, a picturesque town with lovely gardens and a big medieval castle where the Harry Potter film was shot. We will later continue to EDINBURGH, where we will arrive 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, its steep streets and its parks. Sightseeing tour with a local guide included.
Free day. You can enjoy the charm of this city and explore and discover memorable places.
06. Edinburgh- Stirling- Pitlochry- Blair Castle- Inverness.
TODAY’S HIGHLIGHTS: Traditional whisky distillery in Pitlochry. Blair Castle. Dinner included.
We will depart for northern Scotland. We will visit STIRLING and its amazing historic centre overlooked by its large castle which sits atop an intrusive crag. We will also stop at WALLACE Monument. We will trek the trail that goes to the foot of the tower (ticket not included) which was built in memory of William Wallace, a 13thcentury Scottish military hero who became famous thanks to the film Braveheart. Afterwards, we will continue north to PITLOCHRY, a picturesque town where we know a traditional whisky distillery, Blair Athol, where Bell´s is produced. Lunchtime. Afterwards, we will enter (ticket included) BLAIR CASTLE and its impressive gardens. We will continue north. Arrival in INVERNESS late in the afternoon. A seaside town quite close to Loch Ness. Dinner included.
Note: The hotel network in northern Scotland is quite limited. For some tours (normally in the month of August), we may offer accommodation in towns around Inverness.
07. Inverness- Eilean Castle- Fort Augustus- Loch Ness- Urquhart Castle- Inverness.
TODAY’S HIGHLIGHTS: Beautiful landscapes from Northern Scotland, Elean Donan Castle, Boat tour in Loch Ness. Dinner included.
We will enjoy a stage full of excitement amid quite beautiful landscapes, forests, lakes, deserted lands and fjords from northern Scotland. We will visit the fascinating EILEAN DONAN CASTLE.which is quite picturesque and is located over the fjord’s waters (ticket included). Afterwards, we will travel to FORT AUGUSTUS where we will visit its sluice gate system. Time for lunch and a stroll. We will resume our trip to LOCH NESS in the afternoon. We include a boat tour around the lake’s dark waters, after offering tickets to enter URQUHART medieval castle. Dinner and sojourn in INVERNESS
08. Inverness- Fort William- Inveraray- Loch Lomond- Glasgow.
TODAY’S HIGHLIGHTS: Beautiful landscapes of Northern Scotland.
We will continue enjoying a stage with gorgeous landscapes. We will make a brief stop in SPEAN BRIDGE to visit a monument that speaks about the Second World War. We will later stop in FORT WILLIAM, a tourist centre at the foot of Ben Nevis, the highest summit in the United Kingdom. We will go by KILCHURN Castle, which displays its beautiful ruins right by a dark lake. INVERARAY, a quite picturesque historic village by Loch Fyne with a large castle and quiet streets. Lunchtime. We will return contouring Loch Lomond, one of the most popular lakes in Scotland. Time for a stroll around BALLOCH, the liveliest town on its banks. Arrival in GLASGOW at mid-afternoon. Time for a stroll around the centre of this lively city.
09. Glasgow- London.
Departure from Glasgow for LONDON. The trip may be done by coach or on regular transport (bus, train or plane). Arrival in the English capital. End of our services. Check the time of your flight in case you need an additional night.