Experience a 7 night rail & stay journey from Edinburgh to London! Then join Celebrity Apex for 10 nights of cruising from Southampton to Barcelona!
Depart from either: Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane, Adelaide, Perth
FARE TYPE: Economy Booking Classes Q/S
CHANGES/CANCELLATIONS/FEES: For further information refer to the Terms & Conditions located on our website.
Discover the delights of two capital cities on one holiday by rail! First, visit the hilly Scottish capital with a vibrant medieval Old Town and astonishing natural beauty. Then, ride the rails through the green English countryside down to London, experiencing winding alleyways and classic landmarks, visiting royal homes, world-class museums and taking a boat tour down the River Thames.
*Accommodation is in 3 star hotels or higher, with options to upgrade for a supplement. The specific hotel(s) will be advised at the time of booking.
DAY 1 - ARRIVE IN EDINBURGH
Welcome to Edinburgh! Make your way to your hotel and check in for a three-night stay. (Overnight in Edinburgh)
DAY 2 - EDINBURGH
Edinburgh is certainly a treat to explore! Fill your lungs full of fresh air on a scenic walk up to Arthur's Seat, visit HMY Britannia - a massive ocean liner used by Britain's royal family, and enjoy skip the line entrance to Edinburgh Castle included with your vacation. This amazing, historic fortress dates back to the 12th century, and dominates Edinburgh's skyline. (Overnight in Edinburgh) B
DAY 3 - EDINBURGH
No visit to Scotland is complete without exploring the magnificent beauty of the Highlands! Take a small group day-trip to the rugged, mythical corners of the country, stopping off at Loch Ness - famously the home of the elusive monster of the same name! Explore the historic battle sites of Glencoe, Stirling Castle and Fort Augustus and spend free time exploring the wonderful wilderness to your heart's content before returning to Edinburgh for another night at your hotel. (Overnight in Edinburgh) B
DAY 4 - EDINBURGH TO LONDON
All aboard the train to London! Make your way to Edinburgh Waverley stationto board your train to London. Travel through lush, rolling countryside north, crossing the Scottish border and arriving in London about four and a half hours later. Make your way to your hotel and check in for a four-night stay. (Overnight in London) B
DAY 5 - LONDON
After breakfast this morning, spend the day exploring! Your holiday includes a London Pass, which will serve as your gateway to the city. Make use of the hop-on, hop-off bus tour to navigate the city, stopping off at Buckingham Palace, Big Ben and Trafalgar Square to see some of London's most iconic sights. Gain entry to the Tower of London, Shakespeare's Globe or Westminster Abbey and tick off your London bucket list. This afternoon, why not take the Thames River Cruise included in your London Pass? Enjoy the city skyline from the water as you relax along one of the world's most famous waterways. There are 60 attractions to choose from, so you certainly won't be bored! (Overnight in London) B
DAY 6 - LONDON
Spend another day at leisure in London. Head to the South Bank for an iconic London experience. Watch street musicians and artists perform, gaze out at the Thames and take a ride on the London Eye, an experience included with your holiday! The views over London's rooftops are quite spectacular - you'll be able to see St Paul's Cathedral, the British Museum, Royal Opera House and Tower Bridge from a fantastic perspective! (Overnight in London) B
DAY 7 - LONDON
From London, it's just a short hop on the train to Windsor! Explore the vast green areas, stop in at a quaint pub for lunch or check out the boutique shops. You'll also be treated to a relaxing journey along the Thames, this time past the gorgeous English countryside towards Boveney. Keep an eye out for Eton College Chapel, Royal Windsor Racecourse and - of course - the magnificent Windsor Castle! Windsor's royal heritage dates back centuries and is definitely a must see when you're in England! (Overnight in London) B
DAY 8 - DEPART LONDON
Your holiday ends today in London. Continue with your journey, or why not extend your trip? Speak to one of our Specialists about taking the train to explore the Scottish Highlands further, perhaps including a daytrip over the famous Glenfinnan Viaduct to Mallaig, often named one of the most scenic train journeys in the world. B
MEAL GUIDE: B - BREAKFAST, BR - BRUNCH, L - LUNCH, AT - AFTERNOON TEA, D -DINNER
Terms & Conditions: AU$250 per person non-refundable deposit is required at the time of booking.
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