Bonnie Scotland with London ( GGE)

10 Day Tour from Glasgow to London

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Rolling hills and rugged coastlines, mythical creatures, and elusive monsters, quiet fairways, and boisterous bagpipes, this tour of Scotland is a study in stark contrasts among the most beautiful of classrooms. Hitting the highpoints of the Highlands from Glasgow to Edinburgh, you’ll cruise on beautiful Loch Lomond, ferry to the dramatic Isle of Skye, and visit the home of golf, St. Andrews. More lush landscapes await as you search for the mysterious Nessie along the banks of Loch Ness, stand before the famous Glenfinnan viaduct featured in the Harry Potter films, and swoon over the 13th-century Eilean Donan Castle nestled on a tidal island and featured in numerous films. If green means go, you have the go-ahead to pack your tams, tartans, and knickers for vibrant and verdant Scotland.

How about a trip on the Thames before you cross the pond? Add a 3-night extension to London to your tour of Scotland and let an express train whisk you from Edinburgh to the palaces, pubs, and pints that await. Raise a glass to guided sightseeing and ample time on your own for personal pursuits.

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 Meals & Itinerary

 Meals

Full buffet breakfast daily; 3 three-course dinners

 Itinerary

Day 1

ARRIVE IN GLASGOW, SCOTLAND Welcome to Glasgow! Free time the remainder of the day. At 6 pm, meet your Tour Director and travel companions for a welcome dinner at your hotel.
Dinner Dinner

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Day 2

GLASGOW. EXCURSION TO LOCH LOMOND & STIRLING Keys to Scottish Lochs LOCH LOMOND LF Enjoy a scenic cruise on the lake.
STIRLING Visit Stirling Castle. LF Join a guided tour of a whisky distillery.
GLASGOW Orientation drive to see Glasgow’s landmarks, including the 12th-century cathedral, university buildings, and Georgian squares.
Breakfast Breakfast
81 mi / 131 km

LOCAL FAVORITE
LOCAL TASTES They can take the low road, but we’ll take the high road to Loch Lomond for a stunningly scenic cruise. We’ll raise a wee dram of malt whisky at an historic distillery, distilling in slow Scottish style in the highlands for many years. Slàinte Mhath!


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Day 3

GLASGOW–FORT WILLIAM–GLENFINNAN–ISLE OF SKYE–INVERNESS Spectacular in Scotland Take a scenic drive past Rannoch Moor and Glen Coe.
FORT WILLIAM See the gateway to Ben Nevis, the UK’s highest peak.
GLENFINNAN See the monument to fallen Jacobite clansmen and the famous viaduct.
ISLE OF SKYE Take a scenic drive across the Inner Hebridean island.
EILEAN DONAN Drive past a picturesque castle on the small tidal island.
LOCH NESS Stop at the lake.
INVERNESS Free time in the evening.
Breakfast Breakfast
269 mi / 434 km

TOUR HIGHLIGHT
LEGENDS & LORE Survey the shores of famed Loch Ness for the chance to catch a glimpse of its mysterious Nessie. Hear of the folklore and firm believers in the legend of the Loch Ness Monster, which is said to swim in the shimmering waters.


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Day 4

INVERNESS–CULLODEN MOOR–TOMINTOUL–ABERDEEN Noble Warriors & Natural Wonders CULLODEN MOOR Visit the Culloden battlefield site and visitor center. Take a scenic drive through the Cairngorms National Park.
TOMINTOUL Stop at the highest village in the Scottish Highlands.
Breakfast Breakfast Dinner Dinner
111 mi / 178 km

TOUR HIGHLIGHT
PICTURE PERFECT From wild mountain peaks to the heathered moors to idyllic forests and farms, Cairngorms National Park is a Highlands paradise of breathtaking vistas, rivers, and wetlands that offer a haven to rare and endangered species that thrive here. Watch for eagles on the wing for a thrilling photo opportunity.


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Day 5

ABERDEEN–ST. ANDREWS–EDINBURGH Tees & Drinks with Jam & Bread PERTH Enjoy coffee with shortbread and take a guided visit at Scone Palace, the stately home of the Earls of Mansfield for over 400 years.
ST. ANDREWS See the home of golf and LF practice on the golf range.
EDINBURGH Free time.
THE ROYAL EDINBURGH MILITARY TATTOO Attend the world-renowned Tattoo performance. (Departures July 28 through August 18 only).
Breakfast Breakfast
172 mi / 277 km

LOCAL FAVORITE
ICONIC FOOTSTEPS See the fairways and greens at the birthplace of golf, where legendary players of the Scottish game made history in the university town of St. Andrews.


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Day 6

EDINBURGH Crown Jewels & Castle Views EDINBURGH Morning city sightseeing with a Local Guide includes the New Town, the Old Town, and a visit to Edinburgh Castle to see Scotland’s Crown Jewels. Visit the former Royal Yacht Britannia. Dinner at a local restaurant.
Breakfast Breakfast Dinner Dinner

TOUR HIGHLIGHT
MUSIC & MASTERPIECES Ascend to Castle Rock to explore Edinburgh Castle, one of the most important historical strongholds in the Kingdom of Scotland, with a 1,100-year history as "the most besieged place in Great Britain”. Here you’ll find the royal regalia and Scotland’s Crown Jewels. The Castle forms the background of the spectacular Tattoo, an extravaganza of bagpipes and drums performed en masse in August each year.


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Day 7

EDINBURGH–LONDON Welcome to London! Travel from Edinburgh to London by express train. In London your Local Host is on hand to help you make the most of your time.
Breakfast Breakfast

TOUR HIGHLIGHT
CITY SIGHTS A favorite character in Jane Austen’s Pride & Prejudice noted “London is so diverting; there is so much to entertain!” This is even more true today, from its panoramic views of wide-open spaces and leafy landscapes to its bustling British sense and sensibilities, museums, galleries, and iconic sights. Mingle with the serenity of Hampstead Heath or Kensington Gardens. Be enthralled by a dazzling show at one of the West End’s historic theaters, a fabulous bookend to your time in London.


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Day 8

LONDON The Royal Treatment Morning guided sightseeing includes a drive past London’s famous landmarks including sights of the Houses of Parliament and Big Ben, Westminster Abbey, Whitehall’s mounted horse guards, the Prime Minister’s Downing Street, Piccadilly Circus, and Buckingham Palace. Visit St. Paul's Cathedral (except on Sundays).
Breakfast Breakfast

TOUR HIGHLIGHT
HISTORIC SITES See the legendary landmarks of Britain’s historic capital city. Walk where voices have rung out for centuries in Parliament Square and where chimes rise high above you with the ringing of Big Ben’s quarter bells. See Westminster Abbey, where royal coronations, weddings, and funerals have made history.


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Day 9

LONDON Kettle’s On! Full day at leisure for you to enjoy the very best of London. Your Local Host has many recommendations.
Breakfast Breakfast

TOUR HIGHLIGHT
LEGENDS & LORE Double-decker buses, Piccadilly Circus, London Bridge, British pubs, and sweet shops are waiting to be discovered with a leisurely day in London town. Find your hideaway in Hyde Park’s lush gardens or find styles to suit your fancy in some of Britain’s most famous boutiques in Mayfair, Kensington or Chelsea.


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Day 10

LONDON Safe travels until we meet again! Your vacation ends with breakfast this morning.
Breakfast Breakfast

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 Tour Director

With Globus, there’s no better way to get to know your destination than through the eyes of your Tour Director. Averaging over a decade... we’d like you to meet a Tour Director, who is representative of the type of expert that will be with you on your vacation.

MATTHEW BELL

Escorting tours for more than 20 years

" I always tell people that I want them to go home having learned all about our beautiful and historic countries, but also having enjoyed themselves. You're among friends here, and I will look after you from arrival to departure!"

Tour Director -  MATTHEW BELL

ANDREW HYND

Escorting tours for more than 20 years

" What makes being a Tour Director fulfilling? The look on people's faces when they see where their ancestors come from, or the realisation that kicks in when history and location collide and it all starts to fall into place...the characters, anecdotes, and laughter. I was once asked to be Best Man for a couple who chose to get married on one of my tours. I'll never forget it because they made the male coach driver the Maid of Honor!"

Tour Director -  ANDREW HYND

FIONA O'DONOVAN

Escorting tours for more than 20 years

" What a great job I have! Traveling with you throughout our great countries. Every day brings new sights and sounds. From the sweeping mountain landscapes of Glencoe or the stunning coastlines of Dingle to the higgledy-piggledy streets of York or incomparable Edinburgh. I am so proud to show them off to you and share the human stories behind our history and the truth behind the headlines."

Tour Director -  FIONA O'DONOVAN

 Accommodations

GLASGOW

DOUBLETREE BY HILTON GLASGOW CENTRAL

Hotel as shown or similar
Superior First-Class
  Free Wifi

INVERNESS

AC HOTEL BY MARRIOTT INVERNESS

Hotel as shown or similar
Superior First-Class
  Free Wifi

ABERDEEN

THE ABERDEEN ALTENS HOTEL

Hotel as shown or similar
First-Class
  Free Wifi

EDINBURGH

LEONARDO ROYAL HOTEL EDINBURGH HAYMARKET

Hotel as shown or similar
First-Class
  Free Wifi

LONDON

MILLENNIUM GLOUCESTER

Hotel as shown or similar
First-Class
  Free Wifi

 Optional Excursions

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