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Meet your driver and travel to your accommodation upon arrival at Edinburgh Airport/Train Station. Overnight in an Edinburgh hotel.
Today Our monster-sized day excursion takes you deep into the Scottish Highlands. You'll hear epic Jacobite tales, look into stunning Glencoe, and get a chance to sight the fabled Loch Ness Monster. It's an enthralling trip that's ideal if you're short on time and want to see as much of Scotland as possible. Moorland of Rannoch – Take in breathtaking vistas from this vast area of pristine nature. – Glencoe Be inspired by the natural splendour and sad stories associated with one of Scotland's most iconic landscapes. Glen of the Great – A massive fault line that runs through the Scottish Highlands; this is a region that is both historically significant and picturesque. Fort Augustus — This little village of 650 residents is an excellent location for watching boats navigate the Caledonian Canal. Loch Ness - Take a boat trip or simply stroll around this intriguing and frightening loch. Grampian Mountains - Take in iconic vistas of one of the most mesmerising mountain ranges in Scotland. Highland Perthshire — Pass through densely forested hills and take in vistas of swift-moving rivers. Overnight in an Edinburgh hotel.
Today, arrange for a transfer to the station. Board the train and unwind as you make your way to Inverness station. Assemble with your driver and proceed to your hotel. Check in and then enjoy the remainder of the day at your leisure. Overnight in an Inverness hotel.
Following breakfast, you'll embark on an Inverness Hop on/off City Sightseeing Tour. The open-top double-decker bus tour provides an overview of the city's growth, beginning with the original roadway between Castle and Kirk, which contains the city's oldest structure, Abertarff House, and ending with the recently constructed Highland Archive Centre. Inverness has had five castles over the years, welcoming several renowned guests, not all of whom were welcomed, including McBeth, Robert the Bruce, Mary, Queen of Scots, and Bonnie Prince Charlie. Plan your day from the top of a double-decker bus, with panoramic views of the city in all directions. Visit the several cathedrals, notably St Andrews Cathedral, which is perhaps the best work of Iocal architect Dr Alexander Ross. On the western outskirts of the city, the tour highlights Tomnahurich Hill and the Caledonian Canal, where you can hop off for a Jacobite Cruise on Loch Ness before ascending to the higher ground for spectacular panoramic views of Kessock Bridge, The Black Isle, and the Inverness Firth all the way to Fort George. The trip begins with an introduction of Thomas Telford's 1822 construction of a sequence of five locks at Muirtown to bring the Caledonian Canal to sea level. The trip concludes with a visit to Flora MacDonald's statue, the Three Graces, on the south side of Inverness Castle, followed by a walk down General Wades Road via Bellfield Park to Holm Mills retail area. Overnight in an Inverness hotel.
Today, you will be transferred to the Station. Board the train and unwind as you make your way to Glasgow station. Assemble with your driver and proceed to your hotel. Check in and then enjoy the remainder of the day at your leisure. Overnight in a Glasgow hotel.
Today, make your way to Station via private transfer. Take the train and unwind as you make your way to Windermere station. Upon arrival, head directly to the hotel. Check in and then enjoy the remainder of the day at your leisure. Overnight in a Windermere hotel.
Today, arrange for your own transportation to the station. Board the train and unwind as you make your way to Cardiff. Upon arrival, guests are responsible for their own transportation to the hotel. Check in and then enjoy the remainder of the day at your leisure. Later, go on a hop-on, hop-off tour of Cardiff. Cardiff is home to the world-famous Millennium Stadium, Cardiff Castle, one of Wales' most important heritage attractions, the spectacular Cardiff Civic Centre, which houses the National Museum of Wales, and the peaceful Alexandra Gardens. At Cardiff Bay, hop off to see this spectacular new development and the Cardiff Barrage. Visit the Millennium Centre, one of the world's most recognisable arts and cultural sites, Mermaid Quay, a large waterfront development including a diverse array of dining and drinking establishments, and Techniquest, a hands-on science exhibition centre for all ages. Cardiff is well-known for its shopping, with a diverse range of high-street brands and three indoor shopping centres surrounded by numerous independent retailers throughout the city. It is also well-known for its magnificent Victorian and Edwardian arcades, which are home to a diverse range of designer boutiques, cafés, arts and crafts stores, specialty food stores, and music stores, to mention a few. Overnight in a Cardiff hotel.
Today, arrange for your own transportation to the station. Board the train and unwind as you make your way to London. Assemble with your driver and proceed to your hotel. Check in and then enjoy the remainder of the day at your leisure. Overnight in a London hotel.
After breakfast, continue your exploration of London with a Hop on-Hop off trip given by "THE ORIGINAL LONDON SIGHTSEEING TOUR" aboard a double decker bus. The trip includes three sightseeing itineraries that take in all of the city's major attractions. Additionally, the ticket includes walking tours, a Thames River cruise, and a children's club. Tickets are good for a period of 24 hours. Buckingham Palace, the Houses of Parliament, Westminster Abbey, the Tower of London, and Piccadilly Circus will all be included on the trip. You may leave and rejoin the trip at any moment throughout the 24-hour period, allowing you to see major attractions such as Madame Tussauds, the Tower of London, and the must-see London Eye (entrances not included). In the evening, visit Leicester Square in central London, where there is plenty to see and do – including the world's most famous musicals, restaurants, clubs, and everything else that contributes to London's vibrancy. Overnight in a London hotel.
Today, following breakfast, the day is free to explore London on your own. Overnight in a London hotel.
After breakfast at the hotel, the remainder of the day is free to spend as you like until your departure transportation to the airport or train station for your onward trip.