Marvel at the architecture and experience the history of Britain in the inspiring cities of London, York, and Edinburgh.
About the Tour
Marvel at the architecture and experience the history of Britain in the inspiring cities of London, York, and Edinburgh. See historic sights like Westminster Abbey, the York Minster, and Edinburgh Castle, all at your own pace.
- Hotel accommodations for 6 nights
- First-class rail transportation from London to York and York to Edinburgh, including seat reservations
- Breakfast daily
- Sightseeing and scenic excursions per itinerary
- London Oyster Card
- London guidebook
Day 1- Arrive in LondonArrive in London and use your Oyster Card to transfer via the Tube from the airport to your hotel. The remained of your day is at leisure. Overnight London.
Day 2 - London SightseeingThis morning embark on a hop-on/hop-off London sightseeing tour, taking you to the city's most famous points of interest as you enjoy commentary about the sights as well as learn about London's history. Hear about the real Big Ben, get glorious views of the Houses of Parliament, and see St. Paul's Cathedral. With over 90 stops along your route, you truly have the freedom and the flexibility to explore this world-class city at your leisure. Included with your hop-on/hop-off pass is a complimentary Thames River cruise. Overnight London. (B)
Day 3 - London at LeisureSpend your last day in London visiting some of your favorite locations from yesterday's sightseeing tour. Or, you may wish to take an optional day tour to destinations outside of London like Stonehenge, Oxford, or Stratford-upon-Avon. Ask a rail specialist about optional activities in and around London that can be added to your itinerary. Overnight London. (B)
Day 4 - London to York by TrainAfter breakfast, check out of your hotel and head to the rail station for your first-class rail journey to York. Founded by the Romans, York soon became England's Second City and has witnessed wars, peace agreements and prosperity throughout its 2,000 years of existence. Upon arrival, the remainder of the day is yours to explore the city on a hop-on/hop-off tour. Visit the magnificent York Minster (entrance fee not included) with its priceless display of stained glass; walk in Medieval streets or on the 800 year old Bar Walls; visit award-winning museums; or sample excellent restaurants and shopping facilities. Overnight York. (B)
Day 5 - Train to EdinburghThis morning, make your way to the rail station for the train journey into Scotland. Overnight Edinburgh. (B)
Day 6 - Edinburgh SightseeingAfter breakfast, set off to see the most famous sights in the 7 hills of Edinburgh aboard your hop-on/hop-off tour. Points of interest include Edinburgh Castle, St. Gile's Cathedral, and Burns Monument. Overnight Edinburgh. (B)
Day 7 - Farewell, BritainYour British Classics vacation comes to an end after breakfast today. (B)
Hotels include London Lodge Hotel, Grange Hotel, and Jurys Inn Edinburgh. Rail transportation is in first-class including seat reservations.
Hotel accommodations are based on availability; substitutes will be of similar quality and amenities.
Passport & Visa Requirements
It is your responsibility to check and fulfill the passport, visa, health and immigration requirements applicable to your itinerary. We do not accept any responsibility if you cannot travel, or incur any other loss because you have not complied with any passport, visa, immigration requirements or health formalities. You agree to reimburse us in relation to any fines or other losses which we incur as a result of your failure to comply with any passport, visa, immigration requirements or health formalities.