10-Day Essential Britain & Ireland Heritage Tours
Tour Style: Tailor-made tour
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- Day 1
Welcome to London. Upon arrival at the airport, our driver guide will greet and pick you up to the hotel. Afternoon at leisure and consider our optional cruise on the River Thames in the evening.
- Day 2
In the morning, be escorted from hotel and starts your exploration at prehistoric monument Stonehenge, the remains of a ring of standing stones. Then get the view of Sailisbury Cathedral at Sailisbury, discover the famous Roman Baths at Bath. Cross the beautiful River Severn and arrive in Newport.
- Day 3
Take a drive trip to the historic Cardiff Castle. Built by Norman invaders, the castle has witnessed the history of Britain for over 2000 years. Then travel to Pembroke where sail across St. George’s Channel to Rosslare on the Emerald Isle, continue to Waterford, one of the oldest cities in Ireland.
- Day 4
Today take a drive trip from Waterford to Dublin. On the way, see making the beautiful crystal at House of Waterford Crystal of Waterford, visit the Ireland's oldest weaving Mill at Avoca Village, and have a stroll at the early medieval monastic settlement site Glendalough.
- Day 5
Today have a half day city tour of Dublin including the historic O’Connell Street, the architectural gems Georgian squares, the grand St. Patrick’s Cathedral, the Oscar Wilde’s Trinity College well - known for Book of Kells and the Old Library. In the afternoon, explore the city on your own.
- Day 6
After crossing the River Boyne and passing the Mountains of Mourne, we arrive at Belfast, the capital and largest city in Northern Ireland, where admire the famous City Hall. Take a cruise trip of crossing the North Channel to Cairnryan, continue to Edinburgh, the capital of Scotland.
- Day 7
Discover the landmarks of this historic city. Drive through the Royal Mile and get to the mysterious Edinburgh Castle, a symbol of the spirit of Scotland, where see Scotland’s Crown Jewels. Afternoon at leisure or consider an optional visit to the former Royal Yacht Britannia.
- Day 8
Depart Edinburgh for York, en route get the view of abbey ruins at Jedburgh, enjoy some precious wild lives in Northumberland National Park and discover a section of Hadrian’s Wall. After arriving in medieval York, admire the grand York Minster, one of the largest of its kind in Northern Europe, before taking a walk on the quaint streets to get close to the local life.
- Day 9
A drive trip leads you to Stratford-upon-Avon for a visit to the famous Shakespeare’s Birthplace, and learns something about the childhood of Shakespeare. You will also explore Anne Hathaway’s Cottage where Shakespeare’s wife lived before getting married. After that, be escorted to London for the wonderful performance in the theater in the evening.
- Day 10Free time until our driver guide escorts you to the airport for your flight to next destination.