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Globus Bonnie Scotland with London(GGE)

10 days from Glasgow to London 
Famous for its historic castles, fascinating history, breathtaking scenery, lively cities, and charming villages, Scotland fills visitors with a sense of magic and delight. On this Scotland tour, you’ll get an introduction to this enchanting country, starting with a guided tour of a whiskey distillery north of Glasgow and ending in fascinating Edinburgh. In between, you’ll experience some of Scotland’s most scenic areas and fascinating sights.

Stunning scenery awaits you on this tour. You’ll follow the “Road to the Isles,” with its breathtaking hills, green woodlands, and spectacular beaches. You’ll overnight in the Isle of Skye, with some of Scotland’s most spectacular scenery, and drive through Cairngorms National Park, with its sub-arctic mountains and varied wildlife. Be on the lookout for the mysterious Loch Ness monster in the Highlands, and take photos of stunning Loch Lomond.

Learn about Scotland’s fascinating history and visit some of the famous battle sights, including the Bannockburn Visitor Centre, commemorating one of Scotland’s most notable battles in 1314, and the Culloden Visitor Centre, where you’ll learn about the battle in 1746 when Bonnie Prince Charles was defeated. Follow in the footsteps of royalty at Edinburgh Castle, dating to the 12th century, once residence of Scottish monarchs, and today home to the Scottish Crown Jewels. You’ll also board and tour the Royal Yacht Britannia, home to Her Majesty the Queen and the Royal Family for over 40 years. This is just one of the out-of-the-ordinary, fascinating experiences offered by Globus on this fun-filled, exciting Scotland vacation.

At the conclusion of your Scotland tour, board the first-class express train to London for a 3-night stay, plenty of time at leisure, and guided sightseeing, including all the famous landmarks and a visit to St. Paul’s Cathedral. All services in London, including Local Host assistance, are provided by Monograms.

Globus Highlights & Sightseeing

GLASGOW
Welcome dinner; orientation drive

GLENGOYNE
Guided tour of the whisky distillery

STIRLING
Visit Stirling Castle

BANNOCKBURN
Visit the innovative visitor centre commemorating Robert the Bruce’s victory

LOCH LOMOND
Take photographs of this stunning beauty spot

FORT WILLIAM

GLENFINNAN
Take pictures of the monument and the Harry Potter viaduct

MALLAIG–ARMADALE
Cross the Sound of Sleat by ferry

CULLODEN MOOR
Visit the battle site’s visitor center

HIGHLANDS
[LF] Enjoy a fascinating sheepdog display at Leault Farm

PITLOCHRY
Visit the Victorian mountain resort

ST. ANDREWS
[LF] Practice at the Golf Center

SCONE PALACE
[LF] Coffee, shortbread, and a private guided tour of the Earl and Countess of Mansfield’s stately home

EDINBURGH
Guided sightseeing, visit Edinburgh Castle, [LF] visit the former Royal Yacht Britannia and enjoy dinner at a local restaurant

EDINBURGH–LONDON
By Express Train

LONDON
Guided sightseeing, visit St. Paul's Cathedral and see the Changing of the Guard, if held

Headsets throughout the tour

Itinerary (2017)

Day 1Arrive In Glasgow, Scotland.
 Welcome to Glasgow! Check into your hotel. The rest of the day is free for you to relax in Scotland’s largest city. At 6 pm, meet your Tour Director and traveling companions for a welcome dinner with wine at your hotel. (D)
Day 2Glasgow. Glengoyne, Stirling & Bannockburn Excursion.
 Start your day with a guided tour of a WHISKY DISTILLERY, where you hear about the ancient art of converting barley, water, and yeast into a heart-warming liquor. Next, visit STIRLING CASTLE, a great symbol of Scottish independence and favored residence of Scotland’s kings and queens. Today’s final highlight is the BANNOCKBURN VISITOR CENTRE, commemorating the key battle in the Scottish Wars of Independence of June 23-24, 1314. Back in vibrant Glasgow, an orientation drive takes in the fine 12th-century cathedral, imposing university buildings, and elegant Georgian squares built by wealthy tobacco barons. (B)
Day 3
 Glasgow–Fort William–Glenfinnan–Isle of Skye. Drive along the “Bonnie Banks” of Loch Lomond, then proceed via Rannoch Moor, scenic Glen Coe, and Fort William, and follow the “Road to the Isles” to Glenfinnan. Take photographs of the viaduct featured in the Harry Potter films. At Mallaig, board your FERRY for the crossing to the Isle of Skye, the largest island of the Inner Hebrides and famous for its dramatic landscapes. Before dinner tonight, why not join an optional excursion to the spectacular Eilean Donan Castle, followed by a drink at a local pub? (B,D)
Day 4Isle of Skye–Culloden Moor–Pitlochry–Dundee.
 Return to the mainland this morning and trace the shores of Loch Ness on your way to the CULLODEN VISITOR CENTRE, where you hear the story of the crushing Hanoverian victory over Bonnie Prince Charlie’s Scottish clans. Then, a unique treat: admire a champion shepherd at Leault Farm as he manipulates his flock with up to eight border collies in a [LF] SHEEPDOG DISPLAY. Enjoy more spectacular Highland scenery as you drive through Cairngorms National Park and Glen Garry to the Victorian mountain resort of Pitlochry and then to your overnight destination: Dundee. (B,D)
Day 5Dundee–St. Andrews–Edinburgh.
 A leisurely start to the day with a drive across the Tay Bridge to St. Andrews, whose Royal and Ancient Golf Club, founded in 1754, has given us the rules of golfing. A fun inclusion is the opportunity to hit a few balls at the [LF] ST. ANDREWS GOLF PRACTICE CENTRE. Continue on to Perth and a special visit to SCONE PALACE, the stately home of the Earl and Countess of Mansfield. During your welcome over [LF] COFFEE and SHORTBREAD, hear about the crowning of Scottish kings, including Macbeth and Robert the Bruce, then join your guide on a private tour of the Murray family home. Plenty of time later to explore the palace grounds. Cross the mighty Forth Road Bridge to Edinburgh and tonight, don’t miss our optional Scottish evening with Highland dancers, bagpipers, and the Ceremony of the Haggis. (B)
Day 6Edinburgh.
 Morning city sightseeing with a Local Guide introduces you to the 200-year-old “New Town” and the famous scientists, inventors, and novelists who lived there. In the “Old Town,” drive up the narrow Royal Mile to EDINBURGH CASTLE to admire Scotland’s Crown Jewels. The afternoon is free to enjoy the Scottish capital at your own pace. Later, a unique experience: board the former [LF] ROYAL YACHT BRITANNIA, once the perfect royal residence for glittering state visits and family holidays. Tour five decks and see how the Royal Family and crew of 240 lived and worked on board. Dinner rounds off this exceptional evening. For departure numbers August 3, August 10, and August 17, 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,D)
Day 7Edinburgh–London, England.
 Travel by EXPRESS TRAIN (first-class) to London. Your Local Host is available to help you make the most of your stay. (B).
Day 8London.
 Morning guided sightseeing includes all the famous landmarks including ST. PAUL’S CATHEDRAL and the Changing of the Guard (if held). (B)
Day 9London.
 Your Local Host will have many suggestions for your day at leisure. (B)
Day 10London.
 Your vacation ends with breakfast this morning. (B)

Included Globus Meals

Full Scottish breakfast daily; 4 three-course dinners with wine and choice of menus, including a welcome dinner in Glasgow and a dinner at a local restaurant in Edinburgh

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Globus Pricing Details

Prices based on double room occupancy.

Single room supplement:
$520-$895

Triple room reduction per person:

$15-$45

Extra nights per person in Glasgow:
in single room $148-$156, in twin $100-$108, in triple $96-$104

Extra nights per person in London:
in single room $188-$291, in twin $97-$148, in triple $93-$139

Globus Notes

NOTE:
  • August 3, 10 &17 Departures–Edinburgh Military Tattoo ticket included

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