BRITISH PANORAMA - 9 Day Tour from London to London

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  • Britain & Ireland
  • 9 Days
  • USD 1759
  • USD 1584
  • Cash,Credit cards and Bank transfers.
  • You may confirm this reservation with a $750.00 non-refundable deposit.

BRITISH PANORAMA

9 Day Tour from London to London

  • Shown in UPPERCASE in the tour description including admission charges where applicable.
  • Visits to Stamford, Hadrian’s Wall, Jedburgh, Melrose, Edinburgh Castle, tickets for Edinburgh Military Tattoo (departures August 8, 15 & 22), Gretna Green, Grasmere, Shakespeare’s Stratford-upon-Avon, Broadway, Bath, Stonehenge; orientation drive in Cardiff; walking tours in York and Chester
  • Northumberland National Park, Scottish Lowlands, Lake District National Park, Cotswold Hills, Salisbury Plain
  • Local Guide for city sightseeing in Edinburgh; Host service in London. Professional Tour Director while touring


This exciting vacation is a delightful introduction to the history and culture of England, Scotland, and Wales. Begin your trip in London with a full day to discover the city’s landmarks on your own or to take an optional tour. Then, visit the market town of Stamford and York, England’s most complete medieval city. See a section of Hadrian’s Wall, the Roman coast-to-coast defense against marauding northern tribes, before arriving in Edinburgh, Scotland’s capital, where your guided sightseeing tour includes mighty Edinburgh Castle with its Crown Jewels. Travel south through the Lowlands to Gretna Green, where the blacksmith used to wed runaway couples. Continue through the Lake District, considered the finest of England’s national parks. Visit Wordsworth’s charming Grasmere and follow the shores of beautiful Lake Windermere, England’s largest lake. Enjoy a walking tour of 2,000-year-old Chester, and stop at William Shakespeare’s Stratford-upon-Avon. Travel through the scenic Cotswolds to the Welsh capital of Cardiff, where you’ll enjoy an orientation drive. Later, explore elegant Georgian Bath, famous for its Roman ruins, and mysterious Stonehenge with its new visitor center and imaginative exhibitions, before returning to London for the finale of your grand Britain vacation.

For more information please contact HEERA at:

  • Email: tours@betterbooking.com
  • Phone: 00971 4 238 9 238
  • Fax: 00971 4 238 9 239

Available Dates

Departure Return
Saturday, 19 Mar 2016
Sunday, 27 Mar 2016
Saturday, 09 Apr 2016
Sunday, 17 Apr 2016
Saturday, 07 May 2016
Sunday, 15 May 2016
Saturday, 21 May 2016
Sunday, 29 May 2016
Saturday, 28 May 2016
Sunday, 05 Jun 2016
Saturday, 04 Jun 2016
Sunday, 12 Jun 2016
Saturday, 18 Jun 2016
Sunday, 26 Jun 2016
Saturday, 25 Jun 2016
Sunday, 03 Jul 2016
Saturday, 02 Jul 2016
Sunday, 10 Jul 2016
Wednesday, 06 Jul 2016
Sunday, 17 Jul 2016
Saturday, 16 Jul 2016
Sunday, 24 Jul 2016
Saturday, 30 Jul 2016
Sunday, 07 Aug 2016
Saturday, 06 Aug 2016
Sunday, 14 Aug 2016
Saturday, 13 Aug 2016
Sunday, 21 Aug 2016
Saturday, 20 Aug 2016
Sunday, 28 Aug 2016
Saturday, 27 Aug 2016
Sunday, 04 Sep 2016
Saturday, 03 Sep 2016
Sunday, 11 Sep 2016
Saturday, 10 Sep 2016
Sunday, 18 Sep 2016
Saturday, 17 Sep 2016
Sunday, 25 Sep 2016
Saturday, 24 Sep 2016
Sunday, 02 Oct 2016
Saturday, 01 Oct 2016
Sunday, 09 Oct 2016
Saturday, 08 Oct 2016
Sunday, 16 Oct 2016
Saturday, 15 Oct 2016
Sunday, 23 Oct 2016
Saturday, 22 Oct 2016
Sunday, 30 Oct 2016
Saturday, 05 Nov 2016
Sunday, 13 Nov 2016
Saturday, 19 Nov 2016
Sunday, 27 Nov 2016
Saturday, 03 Dec 2016
Sunday, 11 Dec 2016

Tour Itinerary

Check into your hotel. In the afternoon, there’s time to rest or start exploring the lively British capital; uniformed hosts are available to help you make the most of your stay. LONDON Novotel London West (F).

What’s your pleasure? Today is devoted to exploring on your own or enjoying our exciting program of optional activities. You may choose to join a Local Guide for an optional morning sightseeing tour of the city’s famous landmarks: the Houses of Parliament and Big Ben, Westminster Abbey, Whitehall's mounted horseguards and the Prime Minister's Downing Street, Piccadilly Circus, and Buckingham Palace. A highlight is the ceremonial pageantry of the Changing of the Guard (if held). Later on, maybe visit Windsor Castle or the Tower of London with its spectacular Crown Jewels, and tonight, a leisurely cruise on the Thames River would be fun! (B) LONDON Novotel London West (F).

Meet your Tour Director and traveling companions and depart at 8 am for a day of northbound travel. Take a break in the market town of Stamford and in York, England’s most complete medieval city, stand in awe in front of the great structure of York Minster. Then, follow your Tour Director through a maze of quaint streets, including the narrow Shambles. Stop for the night in Leeds. (B,D) LONDON Novotel London West (F).

See a section of Hadrian’s Wall, the Roman coast-to-coast defense against marauding northern tribes, then motor through wild Northumberland National Park to the Scottish border. Stop for photos at Jedburgh, with glimpses of the house of Mary, Queen of Scots, and then Melrose with its 12th-century abbey ruins and connections with Robert the Bruce. Afternoon arrival in Edinburgh. Tonight, why not join an optional Scottish evening with Highland dancers, bagpipers, and, of course, the Ceremony of the Haggis? (B) LEEDS Jurys Inn (F).

A full day to enjoy the Scottish capital. Morning sightseeing with a Local Guide introduces you to the 200-year-old “New Town” and famous scientists, inventors, and novelists. In the “Old Town,” drive up the narrow Royal Mile to EDINBURGH CASTLE to admire Scotland’s Crown Jewels. Later, a unique optional experience: board the former Royal Yacht Britannia, which for the Queen was once the perfect royal residence for glittering state visits and family holidays. Tour five decks and see how the Royal Family and crew of 240 lived and worked on board. Dinner rounds off this optional evening. For departures August 8, 15 & 22, tickets are included for tonight’s performance of the world-renowned MILITARY TATTOO, a vast spectacle of massed Scottish pipe bands that takes place in an arena on the esplanade of Edinburgh Castle. (B) EDINBURGH Novotel Edinburgh Park (F).

South through the history-steeped Lowland Hills and a visit to Gretna Green, where the blacksmith used to wed runaway couples. Drive through beautiful scenery in the Lake District, considered to be the finest of England’s national parks. Visit Wordsworth’s Grasmere, then follow the shores of Lake Windermere. In Chester, the historic county town on the Dee River, your walking tour includes the Roman remains, black and white half-timbered buildings, and the two-tiered arcades called the “Rows.” Overnight in Wrexham. (B,D EDINBURGH Novotel Edinburgh Park (F).

Back in England, tour fascinating Stratford-upon-Avon, a living monument to William Shakespeare, before driving through the scenic Cotswold Hills with a stop for photos in picture-book Broadway. Overnight in Cardiff, where an orientation drive introduces you to the capital’s major attractions: Cardiff Castle, Cathays Park, Millennium Stadium, and the stately civic buildings. A suggestion for tonight: why not join an evening of Welsh entertainment and dinner? (B) WREXHAM Ramada Plaza (F).

A day of memorable highlights with a stop first in the elegant Georgian city of Bath, famous for its Roman relics, before visiting STONEHENGE, still an intriguing mystery. Explore the stunning new visitor center with its imaginative exhibitions, then admire the magnificence of the monument from up close. After returning to London around 3:30 pm, how about celebrating the success of your tour with a night out on the town? (B) CARDIFF Park Inn (F).

Your vacation ends with breakfast this morning. (B) LONDON Kensington Close (ST) or Novotel London West (F).

Prices

Prices are calculated per person as following:

  • Adult Price: USD 1759 per person
  • Child Price: USD 1584 per person

Single room supplement: $461 No triple room reduction. London Arrival Transfer London Gatwick Airport : $25.00 per person London Heathrow Airport: $25.00 per person London Departure Transfer London Gatwick Airport : $25.00 per person London Heathrow Airport: $25.00 per person Based on the same arrival & departure date. prices may vary in case of extra nights. please call for the exact pricinig.


Pay Methods:

Cash,Credit cards and Bank transfers.


Pay Terms:

You may confirm this reservation with a $750.00 non-refundable deposit.


Price Includes:

Following items are included in the price and you will not charge for them:

  • Full English breakfast; 2 three-course dinners with choice of menus

Price Does Not Include:

Following items are not included in the price and you may have to pay it:

  • Visas and vaccinations.
  • Laundry; telephone; minibar; alcohol, beverages, and food outside of the contracted menu as presented at a hotel or restaurant (these extra items will be billed to you before leaving the hotel, ship, or restaurant)
  • Additional excursions and activities not listed as 'included' in the itinerary.
  • Travel Protection premiums.
  • Transfers; tips to your Tour or Cruise Director, Local Host, driver, Local Guides, and/or ships' crew; gratuities on ferries, trains, and cruise ships; porterage at airports or train stations.
  • The price listed does not include your airfare.

Policies

Please read the policies carefully. This section contains important information.

* MEALS: Full English breakfast; 2 three-course dinners with choice of menus
* CANCELLATION POLICY: 25% Penalty less than 2 weeks to arrival - 50% Penalty less than 1 week to arrival - 100% Penalty less than 1 days to arrival or no shows.
* VALID FOR: Minimum 2 person travelling together.
* REMARK: Not applicable on TBA space. Not applicable to custom tours. Not combinable with any other promotion except the Journeys Club Repeat Traveler benefit and the current air promo. Applies to new 2015 bookings only, and offer will not be applied to pre-existing bookings. Offer reliant on space availability. Full cancellation penalties will apply.
* AIRPORT TRANSFER TIMES & FLIGHT WINDOWS: London Arrival London Gatwick Airport - 6:00 AM - 3:00 PM London Heathrow Airport - 24 hours daily London Departure London Gatwick Airport - 6:00 AM - 3:00 PM London Heathrow Airport - 24 hours daily
* CHILD POLICIES: Children ages between 0 to 7 are not allowed in this vacation.
* : Children ages 8 to 17 on the date of departure are welcomed if accompanied by an adult.
* STANDARD CANCELLATION FEES FOR ESCORTED AND INDEPENDENT VACATIONS: 45-22 days prior to commencement of services: 20% 21-8 days prior to commencement of services: 30% 7-1 days prior to commencement of services: 50% On departure day and later: 100%


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