Scotland & Ireland (Tour Code: (ATSI)

07 Nights / 08 Days

Itinerary

Arrive London. Guided tour of Oxford and Visit Stonehenge. On to Bristol

Today, begin your beautiful journey of Scotland & Ireland. On arrival at London Airport, meet your Tour Manager at 0830am on arrival area (Kindly check with us for cost of pre-night accommodation, if you are unable to meet Tour Manager at designated time due to your flights from USA or make your own arrangements). Proceed to Oxford the university town. Take a stroll through the scenic cobbled streets and get acquainted with the historic city during a guided walking tour. See the Colleges of Oxford University, the oldest university in the English-speaking world. After lunch, depart for Stonehenge the 5,000 year old Stonehenge monument is one of Britain’s most intriguing landmarks. Sitting atop rugged Salisbury Plain, Stonehenge’s origins still continue to baffle. Continue drive to Bristol / Swindon.

Tonight enjoy an Indian dinner.
Overnight at Jury’s Inn Swindon or similar in Swindon(LL, D)

Stratford-Upon-Avon–visit Shakespeare’s Birthplace .On to Coventry

After a buffet breakfast, check out and proceed your journey towards Stratford-Upon-Avon, one of England’s most historic and vibrant towns and home of the famous playwright and poet William Shakespeare. After lunch, visit the birth place of William Shakespeare – ‘a Mecca for all lovers of literature’ to gain an insight into his childhood with its typical birth room, parlor, hall, fire place, kitchen, bedrooms, butchery, and the glove maker’s workshop used by John, Shakespeare’s father. Later drive to Coventry.

Tonight, enjoy an Indian dinner
Overnight at hotel Ramada Coventry or similar, in Coventry. (B, LL, D)

Lake District - Cruise on the Lake Windermere. On to Glasgow !

After a buffet Breakfast, check out & proceed to Lake Windermere - England’s largest lake, in the heart of the Lake District. On arrival, aboard a cruise see magnificent views of mountain sceneries, secluded bays and the many wooded islands. Lunch will be en route. Later drive to Glasgow and check into the hotel.

Tonight enjoy an Indian dinner.
Overnight at Hotel Jury’s Inn Glasgowor similar in Glasgow (B,LL,D)

Visit a famous Scotch Distillery, Guided city tour of Edinburgh. Visit the Edinburgh Castle

After a buffet Breakfast proceed to Edinburgh. En route visit a Scotch Distillery and see how the famous Scotch whiskey is manufactured. After lunch, proceed to Edinburgh. On arrival, embark on a city tour with an English speaking guide to explore the 200-year-old ‘New Town’ with its planned streets and elegant Georgian houses where many famous writers and inventors lived. See the Waverley Bridge, Grass Market, Lawn Market, John Knox House, Queen Mary’s Bath House, Old Royal High School, St. Andrew Square, etc. Also, see the Royal Mile where the old medieval houses are clustered and also visit the Edinburgh Castle to see the Scottish Crown Jewels, the delightful St. Margaret’s Chapel, the Stone of Destiny on which previous Scottish Monarchs were crowned and many other historic sites. Later, return back to Glasgow

Tonight, enjoy Indian dinner. 
Overnight at Hotel Jury’s Inn Glasgow or similar in Glasgow (B,LL,D)

Ferry to Belfast. Visit Titanic Museum. Guided tour of Belfast 

After a buffet Breakfast, check out and proceed to Cairnryan to take your ferry to Belfast. On arrival into Belfast proceed to the Titanic Museum. The Titanic Belfast is a visitor attraction and a monument to Belfast’s maritime heritage on the site of the former Harland & Wolff shipyard in the city’s Titanic Quarter where the RMS Titanic was built. After lunch, enjoy a guided tour of Belfast

Overnight at hotel Holiday Inn Belfast or similar in Belfast (B,LL,LD)

Giants Causeway

After breakfast in your hotel, a day to explore the Giant’s Causeway. Flanked by the wild North Atlantic Ocean and a landscape of dramatic cliffs, for centuries the Giant’s Causeway has inspired artists, stirred scientific debate and captured the imagination of all who see it..Why not experience the Giant's Causeway for yourself? Visit the world-famous basalt columns with an audio guide and go at your own pace. Climb the Shepherd's Steps and hike along the cliff-top trail to get a bird's eye view of the beautiful causeway coast.

Unlock the mystery and stories of the landscape in the exhibition area of our award-winning Visitor Centre, which comprises a café serving seasonal, regional fayre, and retail zone where you can pick up locally-sourced memories of your causeway trip in the form of beautiful souvenirs and handicrafts.

Overnight at hotel Holiday Inn Belfast or similar in Belfast (B,LL,LD)

Onto Dublin. Guided tour of Dublin, Guinness Storehouse, Trinity College – Book of Kells

After a buffet Breakfast, check out proceed to Dublin. On arrival proceed on a guided tour of this city. After lunch, visit the Guinness Storehouse which explains the history of Guinness. The story is told through various interactive exhibition areas including ingredients, brewing, transport, cooperage, advertising and sponsorship. Later proceed to the Trinity College – Book of Kells, Located in the heart of Dublin City, a walk through the cobbled stones of Trinity College Dublin will bring visitors back to the 18th century, when the magnificent Old Library building was constructed and which displays the Book of Kells.

Tonight, enjoy an Indian dinner
Overnight at hotel Green Isle or similar in Dublin. (B,LL,D)

Farewell!!!

After a buffet breakfast, check out and you have some free time this morning for shopping. Thereafter, proceed for lunch and later to Dublin airport for your flight back home

(B, LL)

Tour Cost & Date

Land Cost
Per Person on Twin Sharing US$2,050
Single Supplement US$425

NOTE

  • As a 3rd person in a triple room, most hotels use rollaway beds and room size may be the same as the double bed. There will be no reduction for triple sharing.
  • Single Room Supplement charges will be applicable in case of any one member sharing room with other cancel their reservations.

  • DEPARTURE DATES 2019
    June
    10
    July
    22
    September
    16

    NOTE

    • Tour starts in London on the above mentioned dates. There could be a possibility of flight departure on the previous evening
    • On certain departure dates the itinerary may be operated in reverse order. However, all services and inclusions will remain the same.
    • You must reach Heathrow Airport before 8.30am to join this tour on above dates.

    Tour info

    WHAT YOUR TOUR PRICE INCLUDES

    SIGHTSEEING TOURS AND EXCURSIONS
    UNITED KINGDOM
    Oxford
    • Guided tour of Oxford University with an English speaking local guide
    Stonehenge
    • Visit Stonehenge
    Stratford Upon Avon
    • Visit Shakespeare’s Birthplace 
    SCOTLAND
    Windermere
    • Cruise on Lake Windermere
    • Visit a Scotch Distillery
    Edinburgh
    • Guided city tour with an English speaking local guide
    • Entrance to the Edinburgh Castle
    NORTHERN IRELAND
    Belfast
    • Guided city tour with an English speaking local guide
    • Visit the Titanic Museum
    • Visit the Giant’s Causeway
    IRELAND
    Dublin
    • Guided city tour with an English speaking local guide
    • Visit the Guinness Storehouse
    • Visit the Trinity College Book of Kellsl

    Accomodation

    • 01 nights at hotel Jurys Inn or similar, in Swindon
    • 01 nights at hotel Ramada Coventry or similar, in Coventry
    • 02 nights at hotel Jury’s Inn Glasgow or similar in Glasgow
    • 02 night at hotel Holiday Inn Belfast or similar in Belfast
    • 01 night at hotel Green Isle or similar in Dublin

    MEALS

    • 7 Daily buffet breakfast with hot eggs & fruits included
    • 8 Local / Western / Vegetarian lunches included
    • 7 Indian / local / Jain/Vegetarian / Non Vegetarian dinners included

    TIPS, PORATGE & WATER

    • Tips to driver and guide
    • Porterage of one bag (20 Kgs) per person at hotels only
    • Two bottles (500 ml each) of water per person per day

    TRANSFERS

    • All transfers and extensive excursions with entrance fees (as specified in the itinerary) by deluxe air-conditioned coach 
    • Ferry from Cairnryan to Belfast

    TOUR MANAGER

    • Services of a professional and experienced Tour Manager or a local representative throughout your tour

    VISAS REQUIRED TO TRAVEL ON YOUR TOUR

    You would be required to possess the following visas:-
    USA Citizens No Visa Required
    Green Card Holders Multiple Entry UK Visa
    Indian National Multiple Entry UK Visa
    Cost of above mentioned Visas is not included in your Tour Price.

    WHAT YOUR TOUR PRICE DOES NOT INCLUDE

    • Cost of International Air Ticket
    • Cost of deviation - In case you wish to deviate from the group departure dates mentioned in the brochure i.e. either travel before the departure date of your tour or would like to come back on a later date after the tour ends, there will be an additional charge that will be applicable which will be advised to you by our sales team. The same is subject to availability of seats & class for the given dates & ticket validity. Kindly also note, the deviation request is to be made at the time of booking.
    • Cost of Transfer- The individual arrival & departure transfer in case you have opted for deviation OR due to flight delay OR purchase separate ticket on own & not traveling under our tour cost option with international flights.
    • Cost of visas to travel on the tour
    • Medical / Travel insurance.
    • Any expenses of personal nature such as porterage, laundry, wines, mineral water, food and drink not in the regular menu provided by us, mini bar, telephone calls, pay channels, cruise shore excursion and any type of beverages in cruise etc. Anything not specified under inclusions.
    • Meals other than what is mentioned in your itinerary
    • Cost of excursions, city sightseeing, entrance fees and local guides availed of by the passengers, other than that mentioned in ‘What your tour price includes’
    • Departure taxes except where included

    IMPORTANT

    • All tours will be operated subject to a minimum of 25 full paying passengers traveling together. In case there are less than 25 full paying passengers the clients will be given an option of travelling on another departure date.
    • Check for detail cancellation rules in our booking form.
    • Updating of Mileage is subject to Airlines terms & conditions in group fare.
    • We request the airlines for your preferred seats however this is as per their policy and at their discretion to confirm the same.
    • Keeping in view of Luggage compartment of coach & Internal Flight regulations, we strongly recommend you to carry only medium size Bag of 20kg and 1 carryon bag of 5 kg per person.
    • The dates and granting of Visas is at the sole discretion of the concerned consulate. Air Tours Holidays are not responsible for granting of visas and are only a facilitator in the visa application process and any situations arises out of delay in granting visa by the consulate/embassy.

    Points to be noted

    • Any damages caused to the hotel rooms / coach during your stay, shall be payable by the passengers. Air Tours will not be liable for the same.
    • The Company shall not accept any liability or responsibility for any damages, loss, injury, accident, death, delay, breakdown or irregularity which may occur in carrying out of the tour arrangement.
    • Management reserves the right to claim any additional expenses due to delay or changes in train, plane, bus, ship or other services, weather conditions, strikes, war, quarantine and any other cause whatsoever and all such loss or expenses must be borne by the passengers.
    • We reserve the right to amend, alter, vary or withdraw any particular departure, excursion advertised or substitute a hotel of similar class if deemed advisable or necessary.
    • For the convenience of our passengers, Air Tours will sometimes amend the itinerary; however all the other services will remain the same.
    • The Tour Cost is combination of all the arrangement and hence cannot be calculated on individual service basis. Tour cost is one component and not calculated on individually.
    • Single Room Supplement charges will be applicable in case any of the guest cancel the reservations sharing room together.
    • Air Tours will not be liable in any loss of baggage by the Airline
    • Please refer to the booking form for detailed ‘Terms and Conditions’.

    Points to be noted

    • Please refer to our brochure for further details, terms & conditions.

    MEDICAL INSURANCE:

    • t’s very important to find out BEFORE you leave whether or not your medical insurance will cover you overseas. Your regular U.S. health insurance may not cover doctors’ and hospital visits in other countries. ALWAYS LOOK INTO THE ASPECTS OF COVERING YOUR TRIP FOR UNFORSEEN EVENTS.

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