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England, Scotland and Wales (90002019)

Code: 9000-2019

A 13-Day Cosmos Tours tour starting from $2,089.00

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2019-04-29 2019-05-11 2,159.00 Get A Quote Lowest Price  
2019-05-06 2019-05-18 2,219.00 Get A Quote Lowest Price  
2019-05-13 2019-05-25 2,219.00 Get A Quote Lowest Price  
2019-05-20 2019-06-01 2,219.00 Get A Quote Lowest Price  
2019-05-27 2019-06-08 2,219.00 Get A Quote Lowest Price  
2019-06-03 2019-06-15 2,219.00 Get A Quote Lowest Price  
2019-06-10 2019-06-22 2,219.00 Get A Quote Lowest Price  
2019-06-17 2019-06-29 2,219.00 Get A Quote Lowest Price  
2019-06-24 2019-07-06 2,219.00 Get A Quote Lowest Price  
2019-07-01 2019-07-13 2,219.00 Get A Quote Lowest Price  
2019-07-08 2019-07-20 2,219.00 Get A Quote Lowest Price  
2019-07-15 2019-07-27 2,219.00 Get A Quote Lowest Price  
2019-07-22 2019-08-03 2,219.00 Get A Quote Lowest Price  
2019-07-29 2019-08-10 2,369.00 Get A Quote Lowest Price  
2019-08-05 2019-08-17 2,369.00 Get A Quote Lowest Price  
2019-08-12 2019-08-24 2,369.00 Get A Quote Lowest Price  
2019-08-19 2019-08-31 2,369.00 Get A Quote Lowest Price  
2019-08-26 2019-09-07 2,219.00 Get A Quote Lowest Price  
2019-09-02 2019-09-14 2,219.00 Get A Quote Lowest Price  
2019-09-09 2019-09-21 2,219.00 Get A Quote Lowest Price  
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TRAVEL DOCUMENTS: Necessary Travel Documents such as Passports and Visas is the responsibility of the traveler. Passports must be valid six months from your return travel date.


Cosmos Disclaimer - Indicates that this departure and vacation is available for 2019 early booking. All tours will be open for 2019 bookings in the Fall of 2018. Vacation upgrades and/or additions will not be available for early booking, as well as, any extra pre- or post-night pricing until the Fall of 2018. With the exception of Journeys Club discounts, future travel promotions are not applicable and are not retroactive on early bookings. Offer reliant on space availability. Applies to new 2019 bookings only. Full cancellation penalties will apply. Additional restrictions may apply.

Price Details US
Prices are per person, based on double room occupancy.Single room supplement: $690No triple room reduction.Extra nights per person in London:in single room $147-$208, in twin $90-$137, in triple $64-$113

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All prices are per person, double occupancy, subject to availability and are quoted in U.S. Dollars. These pages are not endorsed or supported by the tour operator in any way. All information presented is based on promotional material provided by the tour operator. All prices, itineraries, accommodations and dates are subject to change without notice and at any time by the tour operators. Availability is limited and must be reconfirmed at time of booking. The prices on this website are not guaranteed. We are not responsible for errors, omissions, or changes in pricing. Please call us toll free at 1-800-942-3301 to confirm availability and pricing.

Escorted Tour Highlights

Countries Visited:

England, Scotland, Wales

Cities Visited:

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Sightseeing Highlights

City Highlights
OXFORD
Walking tour STRATFORD-UPON-AVON
Visit YORK
Walking tour EDINBURGH
Guided sightseeing, visit Edinburgh Castle INVERNESS CULLODEN MOOR
See the battlesite ARMADALE-MALLAIG
by ferry NORTH WALES
Excursion to Betws-y-Coed and Caernarvon CARDIFF
Orientation drive BATH
Visit DARTMOOR
Visit Widecombe-in-the-Moor PLYMOUTH
See the Mayflower Steps STONEHENGE
Visit the prehistoric monument

Notes
June 10 Departure – Stonehenge will be closed due to Summer Solstice and a visit to Salisbury Cathedral will be included instead.

Overview

Title
England, Scotland & Wales

Vacation Overview
Experience some of Britain’s fascinating towns as you travel through England, Scotland, and Wales, stopping for overnights in London, Leeds, Edinburgh, Strathpeffer, Glasgow, Liverpool, Cardiff, and Plymouth. Part of the charm of traveling through Britain is seeing the spectacular scenery, and on this budget travel tour of Britain, you’ll get the opportunity to witness some of its most scenic areas. Travel through Northumberland National Park, with its wide-open spaces and landscapes of endless beauty; Brecon Beacons National Park, with its dramatic landscapes; Dartmoor National Park; and incomparable Snowdonia National Park in Wales, with picturesque villages, mountains, and lakes. Drive through the serene Lake District, England’s largest and finest natural park and recently awarded UNESCO World Heritage status. On your way to the beautiful Isle of Skye, keep an eye out for the Loch Ness monster and admire some of Scotland’s most stunning scenery, including vast areas of unspoiled wilderness and gorgeous lochs (lakes).On this affordable Britain tour, you’ll also travel to some of Britain’s charming towns. In Stratford-upon-Avon, explore the town that Shakespeare called home and get a glimpse into life in 16th-century England. Walk through York’s quaint streets with your Tour Director and marvel at England's most complete medieval city. In Bath, explore the elegant city famed for its excavations of the 2,000-year-old Roman baths. In Plymouth, see the Mayflower Steps, where the Pilgrim Fathers embarked in 1620. Enjoy an orientation drive in Cardiff, the capital of Wales, and sightseeing in Edinburgh, Scotland’s capital. These are just some of the many highlights of this value-minded Britain tour through England, Scotland, and Wales. Be sure to grab your camera so all you have to do is sit back and relax as you experience these wonderful destinations.


Year Round Offers

  • 10% Discount for Travelers under 18 yrs old
  • Pay $25 Less For Your 2nd & Subsequent Vacations
  • Vacations start as low as $130 a day
  • Lower prices during the low season (October–March)

England, Scotland and Wales (90002019) Day 1:
ARRIVE IN LONDON, ENGLAND. Check into your hotel. In the afternoon, there’s time to rest or to start exploring the lively British capital. Uniformed hosts are available to help you make the most of your stay.

Day 2:
LONDON. Today is devoted to exploring on your own or enjoying our exciting program of optional activities. You may choose to join a Local Guide for an optional morning sightseeing tour of the city’s famous landmarks: the Houses of Parliament and Big Ben, Westminster Abbey, Whitehall’s mounted horseguards and the Prime Minister’s Downing Street residence, Piccadilly Circus, and Buckingham Palace. The highlight is a visit to St. Paul’s Cathedral, Sir Christopher Wren’s masterpiece built between 1675 and 1708. Later, maybe visit Windsor Castle or the Tower of London with its spectacular Crown Jewels. Tonight, dinner followed by a leisurely cruise on the Thames River would be fun! (B)

Day 3:
LONDON–OXFORD–STRATFORD-UPON-AVON–LEEDS. Meet your Tour Director and traveling companions and depart at 8 am for a memorable day of sightseeing. In Oxford, a walking tour shows you the colleges where Britain’s elite receive its outstanding education. Then, travel through the lovely Cotswold Hills to Shakespeare’s Stratford-upon-Avon. Take photos of Anne Hathaway’s Cottage and explore the town at your own pace. Your overnight destination is Leeds. (B,D)

Day 4:
LEEDS–YORK–JEDBURGH, SCOTLAND–EDINBURGH. In York, stand in awe in front of the great structure of York Minster, then follow your Tour Director through a maze of quaint streets, including the narrow Shambles. Continue through wild Northumberland National Park and see a section of Hadrian’s Wall. Then, at Jedburgh, see the abbey ruins before a late-afternoon arrival in Edinburgh. A suggestion for this evening: enjoy a traditional Scottish night out with Highland dancers, bagpipers, and, of course, the Ceremony of the Haggis. (B)

Day 5:
EDINBURGH. A full day to enjoy the Scottish capital. Morning sightseeing with a Local Guide introduces you to the 200-year-old “New Town,” home to famous scientists, inventors, and novelists. In the “Old Town,” visit EDINBURGH CASTLE to admire Scotland’s Crown Jewels. Afternoon at leisure. Later, consider a unique optional experience: board the former Royal Yacht Britannia. Tour five decks and see how the Royal Family and crew of 240 lived and worked on board. Dinner rounds out this optional evening. For departure numbers July 29 through August 19, tickets are included for tonight’s performance of the world-renowned MILITARY TATTOO, a vast spectacle of massed Scottish pipe bands that takes place in an arena on the esplanade of Edinburgh Castle. (B)

Day 6:
EDINBURGH–ST. ANDREWS–PITLOCHRY–CULLODEN MOOR–INVERNESS–STRATHPEFFER. A day of memorable sightseeing: take the elegant Forth Road Bridge to St. Andrews, whose Royal and Ancient Golf Club has given us the rules of golfing; then, cross the Firth of Tay and, via Dundee and Perth, head into the Highlands, with a stop in the Victorian mountain resort of Pitlochry. Cross the battlefield of Culloden Moor with its memories of Bonnie Prince Charlie, then, via Inverness, head for your Highland destination. (B,D)

Day 7:
STRATHPEFFER–ISLE OF SKYE–GLASGOW. More heather-clad moors as you drive through the western Highlands to Lochalsh and the Inner Hebridean Isle of Skye. Return to the mainland by FERRY across the Sound of Sleat to Mallaig. Glen Coe, where the MacDonald Clan was massacred in 1692, and a drive along the “Bonnie Banks” of Loch Lomond are scenic highlights on the way to Glasgow, Scotland’s great cultural city. (B,D)

Day 8:
GLASGOW–GRETNA GREEN–LAKE DISTRICT, ENGLAND–LIVERPOOL. South through the history-steeped Lowland Hills and a visit to Gretna Green, where the blacksmith used to wed runaway couples. Drive through beautiful scenery in the Lake District, considered to be the finest of England’s national parks and recently awarded UNESCO World Heritage status. End the day in Liverpool, of Beatles fame, once the departure port of the great transatlantic liners. You may wish to join an optional city tour this afternoon. (B)

Day 9:
LIVERPOOL. NORTH WALES EXCURSION. A day dedicated to the mountainous splendor of North Wales. After a stop in pretty Betws-y-Coed, drive over spectacular Llanberis Pass and through Snowdonia National Park to Caernarvon, where the castle saw the investiture of Charles as Prince of Wales. Then, follow the coast road via the walled town of Conway back to Liverpool. (B)

Day 10:
LIVERPOOL–LUDLOW–CARDIFF, WALES. First stop today is in the pretty market town of Ludlow before heading back into Wales and Brecon Beacons National Park, land of salmon rivers and the Welsh mountain pony. Finally, head through “The Valleys,” whose iron ore and coal were the raw materials for the Industrial Revolution, to the Welsh capital. Here, an orientation drive introduces you to the major attractions: Cardiff Castle, Cathays Park, Millennium Stadium, and the stately civic buildings. Tonight, why not join an evening of Welsh entertainment and dinner? (B)

Day 11:
CARDIFF–BATH, ENGLAND–GLASTONBURY–WIDECOMBE–PLYMOUTH. Leaving Wales, cross the Severn Bridge for a visit to the elegant Georgian city of Bath, famed for its Roman relics, before heading into the romantically scenic West Country and Glastonbury with its King Arthur associations. In the heart of Dartmoor National Park, visit quaint Widecombe-in-the-Moor, ghostly setting for Conan Doyle’s The Hound of the Baskervilles. Finally, in Plymouth, hear about Sir Francis Drake and see the Mayflower Steps, where the Pilgrim Fathers embarked in 1620. (B)

Day 12:
PLYMOUTH–STONEHENGE–LONDON. On the final leg of your journey, take in Thomas Hardy’s Wessex, and visit prehistoric STONEHENGE. First, explore the visitor center with its imaginative exhibitions, then admire the magnificence of the monument from up close. Return to London around 3 pm. How about celebrating the success of your tour with a night out on the town? (B)

Day 13:
LONDON. Your vacation ends with breakfast this morning. (B)

All prices are per person, double occupancy, subject to availability and are quoted in U.S. Dollars. These pages are not endorsed or supported by the tour operator in any way. All information presented is based on promotional material provided by the tour operator. All prices, itineraries, accommodations and dates are subject to change without notice and at any time by the tour operators. Availability is limited and must be reconfirmed at time of booking. The prices on this website are not guaranteed. We are not responsible for errors, omissions, or changes in pricing. Please call us toll free at 1-800-942-3301 to confirm availability and pricing.

Cosmos Tours

Guides
Host Service in London

Meals
Full English breakfast daily; 3 dinners with choice of menus

Transportation
Touring by private, first-class, air-conditioned motorcoach with free Wi-Fi; Isle of Skye ferry



All prices are per person, double occupancy, subject to availability and are quoted in U.S. Dollars. These pages are not endorsed or supported by the tour operator in any way. All information presented is based on promotional material provided by the tour operator. All prices, itineraries, accommodations and dates are subject to change without notice and at any time by the tour operators. Availability is limited and must be reconfirmed at time of booking. The prices on this website are not guaranteed. We are not responsible for errors, omissions, or changes in pricing. Please call us toll free at 1-800-942-3301 to confirm availability and pricing.

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