Marvel at the architecture and experience the history of Britain in these inspiring cities. See sights such as Westminster Abbey, the York Minster and Edinburgh Castle, all at your own pace.
- 3 Nights London
- Hop-on/Hop-off London City Tour
- London Oyster Card
- London TripBuilder
- 1 Night York
- Hop-on/Hop-off York City Tour
- 2 Nights Edinburgh
- Hop-on/Hop-off Edinburgh City Tour
- 1st-Class Rail Between Cities
- Daily Breakfast
Day 1 ~ London:
Arrive in London via rail and air ,“ there are optional meet and greet transfers available ,“ and check into your hotel. (Accommodation, London)
The London Oyster Card – London’s travel smartcard, an electronic, pay-as-you-go Smart Card that calculates the cheapest fare for your journey – up to a 34% savings off regular tickets. Better still, your Oyster card is reusable, your Oyster card is transferable, and your Oyster card never expires. Valid for all travel services in Zones 1-9 and to Watford Junction on the following: London Underground (the Tube), London Buses (including most double-decker buses) , Docklands Light Railway, London Overground, Thames Clippers, and National Rail Service Lines.
Hop-on/Hop-off London City Tour – See it all! Your ticket includes a free Thames River cruise you can enjoy at your convenience.
Days 2 & 3 ~ London:
After breakfast, you’re ready for two full days exploring this amazing city founded two thousand years ago by the Romans, now the hub of a world-wide commercial empire. Try one of our optional day tours or excursions. (Breakfast & accommodation, London)
The London Pass – Gives you FREE entry to over 55 attractions, including the Tower of London, St. Paul’s Cathedral, Windsor Castle and the HMS Belfast, plus a 128 page Guidebook with maps and tips on making the most of your visit. Best of all, there is no waiting in line, plus it saves you up to Â£420 on entrance fees.
Simply Stonehenge Half-Day Tour – Departing from Central London, your driver will take you straight to Stonehenge for an extended visit. Upon arrival audio guides are available in different languages.
London Theater – With the best available seats for the best in theater from Billy Elliot to Wicked, with your choice of pub dinner or two levels of restaurant meals.
Oxford, Stratford and Warwick Castle – Includes Walking Tour of Oxford, Entry to Christ Church, Driving through Cotswolds, Entry to Shakespeare’s Birthplace, Time to Explore Stratford-upon-Avon, Extended Visit to Warwick Castle, and Optional Lunch.
Day 4 ~ London to York:
After breakfast, check out of your hotel for your trip by 1st class rail with seat reservations to York. Take the rest of the day/night to explore with the Hop-on/Hop-off tour. (Breakfast, London; Accommodations, York)
Day 5 ~ York to Edinburgh:
After breakfast, check out of your hotel for your trip by 1st-class rail with seat reservations to Edinburgh. (Breakfast, York; Accommodations, Edinburgh)
Day 6 ~ Edinburgh:
After breakfast you can take either or both of these tours, or any one of a number of optional city tours and excursions. (Breakfast & Accommodations, Edinburgh)
Secrets of the Royal Mile Walking Tour – Edinburgh’s Royal Mile is a treasure-chest of historic gems just waiting to be opened. Let your expert guide reveal the history of this fascinating street and reveal its unique place in the development of the Scottish nation.
Edinburgh City Sightseeing Hop-on Hop-off Tour – Meet your open-top, double-decker bus at Waverley Bridge, Edinburgh Castle, Grassmarket, St Gile’s Cathedral, or Burns Monument. Tour departs daily every 15-20 minutes from 9:00 a.m. to 5:45 p.m. April – September (Winter months: every 20-30 min from 9:45 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Redeem your voucher at a kiosk or on the bus.)
Historic Vaults Walking Tour – If walls could talk, these are the stories they would tell! A great bridge was built spanning the deep valley to the south of the Royal Mile. Under its 19 enormous arches, in a catacomb of underground chambers, a community began to thrive. Trades, first legal and then illicit, flourished – and in the hard times there was nothing that couldn’t be bought or sold for a purse of gold! Such a parcel of rogues in a nation!
Day 7 ~ Edinburgh:
Depart for home or your next Avanti Destinations experience after your breakfast. (Breakfast, Edinburgh)