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Majestic Britain & Ireland

There's no better way to experience Britannia than this all-encompassing 22 day journey starting from and ending with London. You'll be simply entranced.

22 Day
From (AUD)
$ 11,860
  • 2017 London > London

    The best of Britannia

    Enjoy a tour that encompasses all the culture, history and tradition that has always made the British Isles such an object of fascination to visitors the world over.

    From the rugged Scottish Highlands to the serene splendour of England’s Lake District, there are few regions that have the same power to captivate and delight. Immerse yourself in England’s rich traditions, Scotland’s proud history and Ireland’s many pleasures – rolling hills, spectacular waterfalls and old crumbling ruins.

    Tour Code:

    BAIL

    Duration:

    22 Days

    Departure City:

    London

    Return City:

    London

  • 22 Day Itinerary

    • Day 1 - Welcome to London
      Highlights:
      Welcome reception

      Start your journey with a two night Special Stay.

    • Day 2 - London
      Highlights:
      Traditional pub dinner

      Take a guided tour of incredible London.

      Freechoice

      Ride the iconic London Eye or visit history-rich Westminster Abbey.

      Enrich

      This afternoon cruise the River Thames, from the Tower of London and Tower Bridge to historic Greenwich, where you’ll enjoy a welcome dinner at one of London’s most historic pubs.

      Meals included: Breakfast, Dinner

    • Day 3 - London > Bath
      Highlights:
      Salisbury and Stonehenge

      Discover mythical Stonehenge, then continue to Salisbury and visit its majestic cathedral. Your day ends in beautiful Bath, with a two night Special Stay.

      Meals included: Breakfast, Dinner

    • Day 4 - Bath > Bristol > Bath
      Highlights:
      SS Great Britain

      Discover Bath on an open top bus tour, followed by a visit to the Roman Baths. Then travel to Bristol, and visit the SS Great Britain, which spent its life transporting emigrants to America and Australia.

      Meals included: Breakfast

    • Day 5 - Bath > Waterford
      Highlights:
      Mystical Wales

      Journey through Wales, before crossing the Irish Sea to Waterford, where you’ll spend one night.

      Meals included: Breakfast, Dinner

    • Day 6 - Waterford > Killarney
      Highlights:
      Blarney Castle

      Discover Blarney Castle and you may wish to kiss the famous stone to receive the gift of the gab, before travelling to Killarney for a two night stay.

      Meals included: Breakfast, Dinner

    • Day 7 - Ring of Kerry
      Highlights:
      Ring of Kerry

      Today experience a journey to remember – the beautiful Ring of Kerry.

      Freechoice

      Enjoy a traditional pony and trap ride, or visit the historic Muckross House.

      Meals included: Breakfast

    • Day 8 - Killarney > Galway
      Highlights:
      Cliffs of Moher

      Today explore Bunratty Folk Park, before driving along the spectacular coastline to the Cliffs of Moher. Arrive in Galway for an overnight stay.

      Meals included: Breakfast, Dinner

    • Day 9 - Galway > Dublin
      Highlights:
      Irish dancing and dining

      Journey to Dublin, and spend two nights at our Special Stay hotel. Tonight, visit an Irish pub for dinner, and be immersed in the local music and culture.

      Meals included: Breakfast, Dinner

    • Day 10 - Dublin
      Highlights:
      Guinness experience

      Join your local guide and discover this fascinating city.

      Freechoice

      Tour Trinity College and access the astonishing Long Room and famous Book of Kells, or explore the Guinness Storehouse.

      Meals included: Breakfast

    • Day 11 - Dublin > Chester
      Highlights:
      Chester Cathedral

      Today catch the ferry to Wales, and visit Caernarfon’s majestic 13th century castle, then travel to Chester, one of Britain’s best preserved walled cities, where you’ll spend two nights.

      Meals included: Breakfast, Dinner

    • Day 12 - Chester
      Highlights:
      Victorian architecture

      Discover Chester on a guided walking tour, including a visit to Chester Cathedral.

      Meals included: Breakfast

    • Day 13 - Chester > Lake District
      Highlights:
      The Beatles story

      Depart for Liverpool and rediscover the 60’s phenomenon that was the ‘Fab Four’ at the Beatles Story Museum. Then, journey to the picturesque Lake District for an overnight stay.

      Freechoice

      Enjoy a cruise on Lake Windermere, or explore the World of Beatrix Potter.

      Meals included: Breakfast, Dinner

    • Day 14 - Lake District > Loch Lomond
      Highlights:
      Pristine natural beauty

      Travel past the border where Hadrian’s Wall once stood and through unspoilt scenery to Scotland’s largest city, Glasgow. Enjoy an orientation tour, before arriving at majestic Loch Lomond for your overnight stay.

      Meals included: Breakfast, Dinner

    • Day 15 - Loch Lomond > Inverness
      Highlights:
      Scottish Highlands

      Journey to mysterious Loch Ness and visit the ruins of Urquhart Castle, before heading to Inverness for a two night stay.

      Meals included: Breakfast, Dinner

    • Day 16 - Inverness
      Highlights:
      Glenfiddich distillery

      Discover Cawdor Castle to discover the importance of the ‘wee dram’ to the local economy, before visiting a traditional cooperage.

      Enrich

      Tour the historic Glenfiddich Distillery and sample one of the most celebrated whiskies in Scotland.    

      Meals included: Breakfast, Dinner

    • Day 17 - Inverness > Edinburgh
      Highlights:
      Falconry display
      Enrich

      Enjoy morning tea and a display of the ancient art of falconry, known as the ‘sport of kings’ which dates back almost 4,000 years.

      This afternoon arrive in Edinburgh, your home for the next two nights.

      Enrich

      Enjoy a guided tour of Holyrood Palace, the Queen’s official residence in Scotland, where you’ll get to enjoy a glass of champagne.

      Meals included: Breakfast, Dinner

    • Day 18 - Edinburgh
      Highlights:
      Royal Yacht Britannia

      Take an insightful city tour, then board the Royal Yacht Britannia, which served the Queen and her family from 1953 to 1997. The ship has been preserved in the state it was on the Queen’s last official voyage. Later, explore Edinburgh Castle, the iconic symbol of this beautiful 1,000 year-old city.

      Meals included: Breakfast

    • Day 19 - Edinburgh > York
      Highlights:
      Viking heritage

      Journey by train to York for your overnight stay. Learn about the city’s Roman and Viking heritage on a guided tour.

      Meals included: Breakfast

    • Day 20 - York > Stratford
      Highlights:
      William Shakespeare

      Today visit Chatsworth House, the backdrop of the film Pride and Prejudice. Continue on to Stratford-upon-Avon and discover the birthplace of Shakespeare before checking in to your elegant hotel.

      Meals included: Breakfast, Dinner

    • Day 21 - Stratford > Oxford > London
      Highlights:
      Famous university town

      This morning, visit Oxford for a guided walking tour before travelling on to London for your overnight Special Stay.

      Meals included: Breakfast

    • Day 22 - London
      Highlights:
      Farewell

      Depart after breakfast. London is the end of your tour, but it will be the start of a lifetime of wonderful memories.

      Meals included: Breakfast

  • Tour inclusions

    All-inclusive highlights
    • Exclusive Enrich experiences
    • Your choice of Freechoice activities
    • 34 meals – 21 breakfasts, 13 dinners