London is one of the world's leading tourism destinations which attract millions of tourists from across the world. London is a treasure trove of brilliant activities and days out worth boasting about. London being one of the most interesting and exciting capital cities in the world is home to an array of famous tourist attractions. London has grown to be the second most visited city in the world, surpassing Singapore and Bangkok. An expedition through Britain is a trip through history. Great Britain is used loosely to refer to the United Kingdom although the term is also the name of the island that consists of Scotland, England and Wales.
Welcome to the City of London! Upon arrival meet and greet the representative who will then transfer you to the hotel. Check in and relax for some time. As the rest of the day is free for you so towards the evening you can explore the city at your own pace. We would recommend you take the metro, the tickets for which can be bought at any of the Underground metro stations. Later in the day, spend a relaxed evening at the Theatre watching a riveting play. Spend overnight in London.
Have a scrumptious breakfast at the hotel and set out to discover the city at your own pace on the Hop-On Hop-Off bus which takes you to all the top attractions in the city, with a ticket that is valid on all routes operated by open-top buses for 24 hours. On the extensive sightseeing tour, you will be taken through all the must-see spots attractions around Central London including Kensington and Hyde Park. Hyde Park is the largest of four parks which form a chain from the entrance of one of the Royal Parks- Kensington Palace. At the Kensington Palace, you can come across famous dresses once belonging to the late Princess of Wales.
The ticket also includes the Thames River Cruise wherein you will travel to Greenwich to explore the National Maritime Museum and the Greenwich Royal Observatory. Other London landmarks which will come alive against the glittering night sky includes the London Eye, imposing Houses of Parliament, St. Paul’s Cathedral, Tower Bridge, the Tower of London, Canary Wharf, Madame Tussaud's, Sealife London Aquarium and the O2 Millennium Dome.
You will also visit the Hampton Court Palace and its fascinating gardens to learn about the history. Later head to the Banqueting House- the only surviving part of Whitehall Palace and location of the most spectacular Rubens paintings. Then head to the safety of the Sherlock Holmes pub that has a collection of the investigators memorabilia in Jack the Ripper,
Spend overnight in the comfort f your cosy bed at a hotel in London.
After a delicious breakfast set out for a pleasing train ride to reach the stunning capital of Scotland- Edinburgh. Check in at the hotel, after which the rest of the day is free for you to wander through the zigzagging cobbled streets admiring the enchanting architecture and soaking in the sounds and sights of this widely recognised city. You can also opt for the walking tour of Edinburgh to discover the secrets of the Royal Mile- a treasure chest of historic gems. Do not forget to visit UK's no.1 attraction - The Royal Yacht Britannia which was once the home of Her Majesty The Queen and the Royal Family for around 40 years, sailing over 1,000,000 miles around the world. Spend overnight at the hotel in Edinburgh.
Have a scrumptious breakfast at the hotel and set out to explore the city via Hop-On Hop-Off which stops at all the must-see sights of the city. Since the 15th century, Edinburgh has been the capital of Scotland and is located on the top of the seven hills making the intense skyline of this lively cosmopolitan city. There is no better way to explore this fantastic city than from an open top bus.
Draw a comparison between Edinburgh's Old Town. While you marvel at the impenetrable Castle Rock also learn about the hangings that took place in the Grassmarket. You will also be told about the attempts that were made to capture Edinburgh Castle. Also, embark on a unique Scotch Whisky Experience at a replica distillery which is located beside Edinburgh Castle on the famous Royal Mile. Learn about the famous whisky making the process. You will also be made acquainted to the aromas and flavours that appeal to your palate and lead you to the Single Malt Whisky perfect for you.
Spend overnight in Edinburgh.
After a delicious breakfast, towards the noon, set out for a pleasing train ride to reach the Lake District (Windermere). Check in at the hotel, after which the rest of the day is free for you to wander through the zigzagging cobbled streets admiring the enchanting architecture and soaking in the sounds and sights of this widely recognised city. Spend overnight at the hotel in Windermere.
During the early hours of the day after the breakfast set out for a journey through the home of England’s tallest peak and deepest lake Lake District National Park- famous for the magnificent landscape. Due to its preserved natural beauty, it is the most visited attractions amongst the peace-seeking city dwellers and outdoors enthusiasts!
Later cruise along the shores of Lake Windermere. Then continue north to Rydal Water for some magnificent vista shots and Grasmere Village, where charming limestone cottages tuck into verdant hills. The last of the trip is at Castlerigg Stone Circle- one of the region’s great prehistoric monuments. Enjoy a leisurely stroll through the enigmatic site and enjoy fabulous views of Skiddaw, Blencathra and Lonscale Fell. Enjoy a relaxing drive back into Windermere passing through Ullswater and Brothers Water.
After breakfast, it's time to bid adieu to this stunning place as you head back to London. In the morning transfer to Windermere Train Station to board the connecting train to London (Standard Class Train Ticket Included). Upon arrival transfer to your Hotel in London. Check into Hotel and spend the rest of the day free at leisure. Spend overnight in the comfort of your bed.
After breakfast spend the rest of the day at leisure. Enjoy strolling the local markets and shop for some famous things of London to have them as a memoir. Spend overnight in the comfort of your bed at a hotel in London.
Treat your taste buds to mouthwatering meals after which its time to bid farewell to Scotland. Hence, make your way to the airport to board your flight out.