Hotel accommodation with full buffet breakfast; Local Host service in each city; Destination Guides; sightseeing with a Local Guide and transportation as outlined in the day-by-day itinerary (except intra-vacation flights, which are additional; inside visits and special features are shown in UPPERCASE); transfers to/from train stations.
Day #1 Dublin, Ireland. Céad míle fáilte! Balance of the day is at leisure to explore the “Fair City.” Your Local Host will help you maximize your time.
Day #2 Dublin. Morning guided sightseeing and orientation takes you along statue-lined O’Connell Street, elegant Georgian squares, and St. Patrick’s Cathedral, the largest church in Ireland. Visit TRINITY COLLEGE, famous for the 1,200-year-old Book of Kells.
Day #3 Dublin. Full day at leisure to further discover the bustling Irish capital.
Day #4 Dublin–London, England. Travel to London by air on selected flights.
Day #5 London. Morning guided sightseeing and orientation takes you past the Houses of Parliament, Big Ben beside the River Thames, Westminster Abbey, Whitehall’s mounted horseguards, the Prime Minister’s Downing Street, and Piccadilly Circus. Visit ST. PAUL’S CATHEDRAL and see the Changing of the Guard (if held) at Buckingham Palace. Your sightseeing trip ends at your hotel, with time for further exploration.
Day #6 London. Full day at leisure for you to enjoy the very best of London.
Day #7 London–Edinburgh, Scotland. This morning, transfer to the train station and board an EXPRESS TRAIN (first-class) to Edinburgh.
Day #8 Edinburgh. Morning guided sightseeing and orientation takes you through the 200-year-old “New Town,” then follow the Royal Mile and visit EDINBURGH CASTLE. Tour the castle and admire the “Honours of Scotland,” the oldest set of crown jewels in the British Isles.
Day #9 Edinburgh. Full day at leisure to explore the vibrant Scottish capital.
Day #10 Edinburgh. Your vacation ends with breakfast this morning.